Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
Funeral Home
"Your Way Is Our Way!"
Obituaries
Donald Horace Lunsford
03/21/1946 - 01/21/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
January 24, 2017
6-7 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 24, 2017
7 PM
Donald Horace Lunsford, 70, of 1989 Allensville Road, Roxboro, died Saturday, January 21, 2017 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late William Harold Lunsford and Inez Valerie Parham Lunsford. In addition to his parents, he is ...
Tracy Lynn McCullough Painter
10/14/1968 - 01/17/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 20, 2017
6:30-8:00 PM
Service
Saturday
January 21, 2017
2PM
Tracy Lynn McCullough Painter, 48, of 1152 Jim Morton Rd., Hurdle Mills, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Born in Person County, Mrs. Painter was the daughter of David Franklin and Wanda Porterfield McCullough, of Hurdle Mills. Mrs. Painter was a ho...
Wayland David Godwin
09/15/1949 - 01/16/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 18, 2017
6:30-8PM
Service
Thursday
January 19, 2017
11AM
Wayland David Godwin, 67, of 782 Providence Rd., Roxboro, died Monday, January 16, 2017. Born in Orange County, Mr. Godwin was the son of the late Wayland Arthur Godwin and Mary Ellen Willett Godwin, who survives, of Chapel Hill. Mr. Godwin served ...
Matilda Mae Massengill Batten
08/26/1930 - 01/15/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 21, 2017
1-2PM
Service
Saturday
January 21, 2017
2PM
Matilda Mae Massengill Batten, 86, of 132 Berry Dr., Timberlake, died Sunday, January 15, 2017. Born in Johnston County, Mrs. Batten was the daughter of the late George and Flonnie Mae Massengill and wife of the late Erwin Batten. Mrs. Batten was a...
Pauline Edna Davis Clayton
01/07/1917 - 01/13/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
4-6PM
Service
Sunday
January 15, 2017
3PM
Pauline Edna Davis Clayton, 100, of 4300 Laws Store Rd., Rougemont, died Friday, January 13, 2017. Born in Durham County, Mrs. Clayton was the daughter of the late William Ruffin and Lula Wade Davis and wife of the late D.C. Clayton. Mrs. Clayton g...
Johnnie Edward Palmer
12/29/1952 - 01/13/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
6-7:30 PM
Service
Sunday
January 15, 2017
2 PM
Johnnie Edward Palmer, 64, of 36 Johnnie Palmer Road, Roxboro, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Durham. Born in Person County, Mr. Palmer was the son of the late Johnny Lowrine Palmer and Beatrice Nunn Palmer. He is preceded in death...
Norma Suzan Fletcher
05/23/1942 - 01/13/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 18, 2017
5-6:30 PM
Service
Thursday
January 19, 2017
11 AM
Norma Suzan Fletcher, 74, of 67 Morgan Trail, Timberlake, died on Friday, January 13, 2017 at her home. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late William Stephens Sorrell and Elsie Marie Ward Sorrell. In addition to her parents, she is ...
Robert O'Briant Blanks
12/25/1928 - 01/12/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
11:00 AM
Robert O'Briant Blanks, 88, died Thursday, January 12, 2017. He was a son of the late Joseph and Huldah Blanks. Mr. Blanks retired from Collins & Aikman in 1993 and was a member of Long Memorial United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife...

Louise Yarboro Duke
08/19/1932 - 01/11/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
2:00 PM
Louise Yarboro Duke, 84, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017. She was born in Person County to the late Gertis and Ellen Compton Yarboro. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert "Bobby" Duke and one sister, Hazel Bo...
Alma Lee Harris Woody
09/05/1929 - 01/11/2017
Visitation
Saturday
January 14, 2017
12-1 PM
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
1 PM
Alma Lee Harris Woody, 87, affectionally known as "Nana" to her grandchildren and "Dee" to her nieces and nephews passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Roxboro, NC. Born and raised in Durham, NC, she was the daughter of the late Draper and Ma...
Alma Poole Stalls
07/30/1934 - 01/09/2017
Service
Saturday
January 14, 2017
11 AM
Alma Poole Stalls, lovingly known as “Scrumpy” by friends and family, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 9, 2017, after a difficult battle with lung cancer.

A graveside service will take place at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Ne...

Alice "Shortie" Brann Day
11/04/1919 - 01/08/2017
Visitation
Wednesday
January 11, 2017
5:30-7 PM
Service
Thursday
January 12, 2017
11 AM
Alice "Shortie" Brann Day, age 97, formerly of Cedar Grove Church Road died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Roxboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was daughter of the late Charles Henry and Minnie B. Clayton Brann. In addition to her parents s...
Alton Samuel Reaves
11/11/1935 - 01/06/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
January 10, 2017
5-7 PM
Service
Wednesday
January 11, 2017
11 AM
Alton Samuel Reaves, 81, of 80 Molly's Place Road, Roxboro, died Friday, January 6, 2017 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late David Samuel Reaves and Ethel Clayton Reaves. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death b...
Billy Sam West
04/18/1937 - 01/05/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 06, 2017
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
January 06, 2017
2 PM
Billy Sam West, 79, formerly of 1410 Longhurst Street, Roxboro, died Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Willie William West and Lillie Mae Mundy West. Mr. West served in the United States National Guard. He w...
David Kelly Whitfield
03/04/1954 - 01/03/2017
Visitation
Friday
January 06, 2017
6-7:30PM
Service
Wednesday
January 11, 2017
2PM
David Kelly Whitfield, 62, of 2302 Back Creek Trail, Mebane, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, KS. Born in Fort Ord, CA, Mr. Whitfield is the son of Kelly Pink Whitfield, Jr. and Ruby Dickerson W...
Agnes Overby Seate
09/17/1927 - 01/01/2017
Visitation
Tuesday
January 03, 2017
1:30 PM
Service
Tuesday
January 03, 2017
2:30 PM
Agnes Overby Seate age 89 died Sunday, January 01, 2017 at Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehabilitation. She was formerly of Roxboro. Mrs. Seate was daughter of the late Frank and Eunice Puryear Overby. She was wife of the late George Alvin Seate and mother...
Dorothy Jackson Wallace Carver
02/17/1929 - 12/31/2016
Visitation
Monday
January 02, 2017
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Monday
January 02, 2017
2:00 PM
Dorothy Wallace Carver, 87, of 144 Carver Farm Road died Saturday, December 31, 2016. She was born in Person County to the late Walter and Geneva Jackson Wallace. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Carver; t...
Elmo Slaughter
01/15/1920 - 12/26/2016
Visitation
Saturday
December 31, 2016
1-2 PM
Service
Saturday
December 31, 2016
2 PM
Elmo Slaughter, 96, of Roxboro, NC died Monday morning December 26, 2016 after a period of declining health.

He was born January 15, 1920 in Person County, NC. His parents were Della M. & Moses T. Slaughter. In addition to his parents, he wa...

Joseph Vernon Huff
05/16/1936 - 12/26/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
December 28, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
December 29, 2016
11 AM
Joseph Vernon Huff, 80, of 54 Wrenn Crumpton Road, Roxboro, died Monday, December 26, 2016. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Joseph Royce Huff and Florenda Phillips Huff. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brot...
James Finley Blankenship Sr.
02/28/1927 - 12/26/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 29, 2016
1-2 PM
Service
Thursday
December 29, 2016
2 PM
James Finley Blankenship, Sr., 89, of 309 Reams Avenue, Roxboro, died Monday, December 26, 2016 at his home. Born in Tyler County, WV, to the late Harold Raymond Blankenship and Anna Estola Jordan Blankenship. In addition to his parents he is precede...
Harry Lee Oakley Sr.
04/19/1942 - 12/25/2016
Visitation
Friday
December 30, 2016
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
December 30, 2016
2 PM
Harry Lee Oakley, Sr., 74, of 700 Oxford Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, December 25, 2016. Mr. Oakley was the son of the late Frank Oakley and Sue Garrett Oakley.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Lester Oakley of the home; two children, Harry Lee ...

Loretta Deitz Foushee
02/07/1935 - 12/23/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
December 27, 2016
6PM
Service
Wednesday
December 28, 2016
7PM
Loretta Deitz Foushee, 81, passed peacefully, surrounded by her family on December 23, 2016. Mrs. Foushee was born on February 7, 1935 in Haywood County. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius Wilburn and Evelyn Blaylock Deitz, of Durham;...
James Algie Gentry
06/27/1927 - 12/23/2016
Service
Friday
December 30, 2016
2 PM
James Algie Gentry, 89, of Hurdle Mills, died Friday, December 23, 2016. Born in Person County, Mr. Gentry was the son of the late James A. and Emma Long Gentry and husband of the late Josephine Hawkins Gentry. Mr. Gentry retired from Butner and se...
Charles Dudley Callicutt
08/22/1941 - 12/22/2016
Visitation
Monday
December 26, 2016
10:30 AM Monday
Service
Monday
December 26, 2016
11:00 AM Monday
Charles Dudley Callicutt, 75, of Rockingham, NC passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Pruitt Health in Rockingham.

Mr. Callicutt was born August 22, 1941 in Iredell County, NC, and son of the late Hobart and Nancy Caroline McCaskill Callic...

Herman Alexander Owen
09/19/1928 - 12/21/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 22, 2016
7-8:30 PM
Service
Friday
December 23, 2016
11 AM
Herman Alexander Owen, 88, formerly of Timberlake, died Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, Mr. Owen was the son of the late Alex Owen and Bessie Lea Owen. He is preceded in death by hi...
Ethel Nori Wilkinson Parker-Drake
01/03/1933 - 12/20/2016
Service
Tuesday
December 27, 2016
2:00 PM
Ethel Norie Wilkinson Parker-Drake, 83, of 1572 Willow Oak Drive, Roxboro, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at her home. Born in Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late Clem Pickett Wilkinson and Pearl Addie Burns Wilkinson. Mrs. Drake is pr...
Calvin Kent Clayton
12/31/1959 - 12/20/2016
Visitation
Friday
December 23, 2016
1-2 PM
Service
Friday
December 23, 2016
2 PM
Calvin Kent Clayton, 57, formerly of 306 Cates Street, Roxboro, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Calvin Coolidge Clayton and Lois Stephens Clayton. In a...
Albana Dunn Wrenn
05/11/1922 - 12/19/2016
Visitation
Friday
December 23, 2016
10:00 AM
Service
Friday
December 23, 2016
11:00 AM
Albana Dunn Wrenn passed away peacefully Monday evening, December 19, 2016 at the Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was 94 years old.

She was born and raised on a farm in the Providence area of Person County. Her parents were S...

Betty Lou Aiken Dunn
07/25/1930 - 12/18/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 22, 2016
1-2PM
Service
Thursday
December 22, 2016
2PM
Betty Lou Aiken Dunn, 86, of Durham, died Sunday, December 18, 2016. Mrs. Dunn was the daughter of the late Hasten and Bessie Aiken and wife of the late George W. Dunn. Mrs. Dunn was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death ...
Haywood Monroe Thaxton
06/18/1968 - 12/18/2016
Service
Thursday
December 22, 2016
2:00 PM
Haywood Monroe Thaxton, 48, of Lester Burch Road died Sunday, December 18, 2016. He was born in Person County and was preceded in death by one stepson, Donny Ray Bowen. Mr. Thaxton was an avid hunter and was a member of Ephesus Bpatist Church.

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Frances Coleman Walters Horner
11/05/1925 - 12/17/2016
Service
Monday
December 19, 2016
11:00 AM
Frances Walters Horner age 91 of Younger Road, Roxboro died Saturday morning, December 17, 2016 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was born in Person County to the late George Daniel Walters and Fannie Hester Rimmer Walters. She was wife o...
Dudley Wayne Pruitt Sr.
11/01/1945 - 12/14/2016
Dudley Wayne Pruitt, Sr., 71, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016. He was born in Roxboro and was preceded in death by his parents, Dudley and Isabella Rice and son, Michael Ray Pruitt.

He is survived by his wife, Marie Martin Pruitt; t...

Richard Alvin Turner
03/28/1944 - 12/13/2016
Visitation
Friday
December 16, 2016
2:00-3:00 PM
Service
Friday
December 16, 2016
3:00 PM
Richard Alvin Turner, 72, of 3418 Bowmantown Rd., Roxboro, died Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Born in Rockingham County, Mr. Turner was the son of the late Charlie Richard and Zona Ozella Meeks Turner. Mr. Turner was a retired electrician and of the ...
Lennie Jackson Terry
07/18/1952 - 12/11/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
December 14, 2016
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Service
Wednesday
December 14, 2016
12:00 PM
Lennie Jackson Terry, 64, of 337 Tatum Road died Sunday, December 11, 2016. He was born in Person County to the late Charlie and Alma Rogers Terry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Terry and Lambert Terry;...
Audrey Johnson Turley
04/03/1932 - 12/11/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
December 13, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Wednesday
December 14, 2016
2 PM
Audrey Johnson Turley, 84, of 83 Willow Mt. Lane, Rougemont, died Sunday, December 11, 2016. Born in Bladen County, Mrs. Turley was the daughter of the late Robert Johnson and Martha Butler Johnson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death...
Augusta Pleasant Pulliam Harris
09/05/1924 - 12/06/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 08, 2016
1:00-2:00 PM
Service
Thursday
December 08, 2016
2:00 PM
Augusta Pleasant Pulliam Harris, 92, of 2712 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Lenny Thomas Pulliam and Daisy Day Pulliam. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death...
Thomas Jack Crumpton
04/01/1927 - 12/05/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 08, 2016
10:00-11:00 AM
Service
Thursday
December 08, 2016
11:00 AM
Thomas Jack Crumpton passed away quietly in his home in Allensville December 5, 2016 surrounded by his family. Mr. Crumpton was the youngest of ten children of Georgiana and Bayard Gaston Crumpton. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Shirley Sp...
Faye Dale Walters Ford
07/14/1939 - 11/28/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
12:30-1:30PM
Service
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
2PM
Faye Dale Walters Ford, 77, of 160 Etzold Painter Road, Hurdle Mills, died Monday, November 28, 2016. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Dallas Walters and Mabel Jacobs Walters. In addtion to her parents she is also preceded in d...
Paul G. Marks Jr.
09/03/1929 - 11/28/2016
Visitation
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Thursday
December 01, 2016
1:30 PM
Paul G. Marks, Jr., 87, of 158 Jacobs Ct., Timberlake, passed away Monday, November 28, 2016 at his home. He was the son of the late Paul G. Marks, Sr. and Luna Thompson Marks. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his great-grandson,...
Marion Long Overcash Oakley
09/25/1928 - 11/28/2016
Service
Thursday
December 01, 2016
11AM
Marion Long (Overcash) Oakley was born on September 25, 1928 and died on November 28, 2016 at Person Memorial Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur Marcellus and Nettie Perkins Long, two brothers, Dolian D. Long and Curtis E. Long, and...
Robbie Preston Long Sr. "Shorty"
05/22/1965 - 11/27/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
6-7:30PM
Service
Wednesday
November 30, 2016
11AM
Robbie Preston Long, Sr. "Shorty", 51, of 1702 Mill Hill Road, Roxboro, died Sunday, November 27, 2016. Born in Danville VA, he was the son of the late Jessie Herman Long, Sr. and Lillie Juanita Edwards Long, who survives. He is preceded in death by ...
Margaret Gentry Painter
10/07/1926 - 11/27/2016
Visitation
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
1-2PM
Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
2PM
Margaret Gentry Painter age 90 died Sunday evening, November 27, 2016 at Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 7, 1926 in Person County to the late John and Maggie Carver Gentry. Five brothers and four sisters preceded ...
Irving Reade Robinson
01/08/1923 - 11/26/2016
Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2016
11AM
Irving Reade Robinson, 93, of Rougemont, died Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his home. Born in Orange County, Mr. Robinson was the son of the late Leo Vallie Robinson and Lurlie McBroom Robinson. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by...
Henry William Gill
02/04/1953 - 11/25/2016
Visitation
Monday
November 28, 2016
10-11AM
Service
Monday
November 28, 2016
11AM
Henry William Gill, 63, of 229 Marvin Gill Road, Roxboro, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Hock Family Pavilion. Born in Person County, Mr. Gill was the son of the late Connie Marvin Gill and Hazel Oliver Gill. He was an avid motorcycle rider an...
Sharon Long Winstead
07/20/1957 - 11/25/2016
Visitation
Sunday
November 27, 2016
6-7:30 PM
Service
Monday
November 28, 2016
2:00 PM
Sharon Long Winstead, 59, of 706 Thaxton Road, Roxboro, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at her home. Born in Person County, Mrs. Winstead was the daughter of the late Ernest T. Long and Gracie Mildred Jordan Long. She was a cook at Stuart's. Mrs. Wins...
Melba Rose Garner Chambers
11/20/1924 - 11/25/2016
Melba Rose Garner Chambers, 92, of 702 Somerset Dr. Apt. G, died Friday, November 25, 2016, at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Cleburne Co., AL, Mrs. Chambers was the daughter of the late James E. and Dausia Mae Johnson Garner and wife of the late...
Molly Alice Whitt Briggs
04/22/1943 - 11/25/2016
Visitation
Thursday
December 01, 2016
1-3PM
Service
Thursday
December 01, 2016
3PM
Molly Alice Whitt Briggs, the middle daughter of six children, born April 22, 1943 to the late John Thomas Whitt and Carolyn Gentry Whitt of Roxboro, NC, passed peacefully the morning of Friday, November 25, 2016 in Greenville, NC where she lived. Sh...