December 10, 2012

Dec. 09, 2012 @ 06:05 PM

Albert Bo Crowder, Jr.
DURHAM — Mr. Albert Bo Crowder, Jr., the son of the late Albert Crowder, Sr. and Addie Mae Yarborough was born December 19, 1944 in Raleigh, NC. He passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 in Durham, NC.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 3-5 PM at their home 3112 Genlee Dr. Durham for a time of remembrance and celebration.
He leaves to cherish his memory, two sons, Shelton Bethea (Avajoy) and Marvin Johnson (Beverlyn); nieces, Cynthia, Deborah and Janet Yarborough, five grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services entrusted to Ellis D. Jones & Sons Funeral Directors. Condolences may be sent at

Sadie Carol Glasgow
DURHAM — Mrs. Sadie Carol Glasgow, 57, of 2913 Camberly Drive, died on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
Mrs. Glasgow was born in Warren County to Hunter Richardson and the late Mary Lucy Copeland Richardson. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Warrenton. She was preceded in death by her brother, Marvin Hunter Richardson.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, David Glasgow; one son, Johnathan David Glasgow of Durham; four daughters, Chidonna Valenchee Richardson of Durham, Christie Lynn Browning of Greer, S.C., Sonya Renee Ingle of Wilmington and Rebecca Dawn Glasgow of Durham; one sister, Linda Faye Rodwell of Warrenton and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Mt Bethel Baptist Church, 1389 Richardson Road in Warrenton. Rev. Willie Silver will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home. Flowers are acceptable. Online condolences can be made to


James “Bruce” Lawson
DURHAM - Mr. James “Bruce” Lawson, 93, of Durham, died on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
Mr. Lawson was a native and lifelong resident of Durham, the son of the late James Bryar Lawson and Elsie Mae Carver Lawson.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and World War II. He owned and operated Lawson TV and Appliances for 30 years. He was a member of Holloway Street Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and taught Sunday School. Mr. Lawson was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Bryant Lawson and a granddaughter, Debbie Lawson Wheeless.
He is survived by son, James Kenneth Lawson and wife, Linda of Rocky Mount; daughter, Patricia Ann Lawson Killian and husband, Leonard of Spartanburg, SC; one sister, Sybil Lawson Cougle of Durham; four grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Chapel. A private burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. before the service at Hudson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a Charity of Choice. Online condolences can be made to


Robert Bryan Tilden Sr.
BURLINGTON — Robert Bryan Tilden Sr. (1920-2012) died on December 8, 2012 at the age of 92 at Twin Lakes Retirement Community in Burlington with his wife of 62 years, Virginia Katherine Grotgen Tilden, at his side. He is also survived by his son R. Bryan Tilden and wife Sandra; his granddaughters Hilary Katherine Tilden Cook and husband Joseph, Leah Margaret Tilden and husband Jonathan Long; great grandsons Connor Matthew Long and Jason Matthew Long; niece Carol Wood, great-nephew Joseph Wood and wife Arwin, and great-great nieces Kathryn and Lauren. He was preceded in death by his parents Roland Seaman Tilden and Maude Hill Tilden; his sister Maude Inez Tilden Corbett; and his brothers Roland Seaman Tilden Jr., Beverly Hill Tilden, Gordon Keith Tilden, and Alston Dale Tilden.
Bob was born in Dixon NC on December 3, 1920, and grew up in Rocky Point, NC. He proudly served in the Army as part of the 187th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 11th  Airborne Division, known as the Rakkasans (or “umbrella men”, as they were nicknamed by the Japanese), in the Pacific theatre during the Second World War.  He resided in Wilmington, then Chapel Hill where he retired from UNC Chapel Hill as a Purchasing Agent. He was an avid golfer, amateur musician, woodworker, vegetable gardener, and animal lover.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 11 at 3:00 pm at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 Rosemary Street in Chapel Hill where he was a long-time member.  Burial will be a private service for the family at Chapel Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Walkers Funeral Home, Chapel Hill,   Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or Alamance Hospice.


Wayne William Martin
ROXBORO — Wayne William Martin 63 of 517 Edwin Court, died Sunday December 9, 2012.
Born in Tuscarawas, OH., son of the late Carl William & Gwen Esther Keck Martin in addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son Dennis Martin.  Mr. Martin worked for Aleris Rolled Products, loved hunting, fishing & bowling, he was a Scout Master in Ohio for Troop # 429. He served in the U. S. Army 173rd Airborne Squadron as a 1st Lieutenant during the Vietnam War where he received the Purple Heart, also he was a member of the VFW and a member of John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church in Ohio.
Surviving are his wife Lianne Ruffini Martin of the home, his two sons Daniel Martin (Diana) of Medina, OH.,  Joshua Martin of Roxboro, his brother Doyle Martin (Jill) of Dover, OH., his three sisters Vicki Kier (Michael) of Cincinnati, OH., Sue Marco of Niceville, FL., Michele Moore (David) of Cincinnati, OH., and his grandson Ethan Martin.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Monday at Brooks & White Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church P. O. Box 126 Gnadenhutten, OH., 44629. 
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