February 15, 2013
Ulysses Clifton Cobb
DURHAM – Funeral services for Ulysses Clifton Cobb, 85, will be held at Noon Saturday at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 1007 S. Roxboro Street. Family visitation, 30 minutes prior to service.
He was a World War II Navy veteran and an Army Reservist. He retired from the V. A. after 39 years of service.
Survivors include daughter, Patricia Cobb; sons, Steven Cobb (Kathy) and Von Cobb; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sisters, Annie Ruth Alderman, Ruth Choate, Jean Haynie, Dorothy Wiggins (David); daughters-in-law, Rosetta Cobb, Pamela Nickerson-Cobb, Clarissa Fox, Lorrie Cobb-Jarrett, Ceetta Cobb.
The family will be at 4505 Tyne Drive and 318 Wayne circle.
Public viewing Friday from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Parlor.
Stanley Leon Evans
DURHAM - Mr. Stanley Leon Evans was born January 27,1963 in Durham. He passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Duke Medical Center in Durham.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Level Baptist Church. The family will receive friends an hour before the service and all other times at the home: 1207 Crowell St., Durham 27707.
Services entrusted to Ellis D. Jones & Sons Funeral Directors. Condolences may be sent at www.ellisdjones.com.
Betsy Jane Lawrence Huckabee
DURHAM — Betsy Jane Lawrence Huckabee died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Durham Regional Hospital.
A Durham native, she was born June 28, 1926 to Telphor Hinton Lawrence and Lottie Riley Lawrence. She lived in Richmond Virginia from 1952 to 1970 when she and her loving husband of 50 years, Edgar Bowen Huckabee, returned to Durham.
Mrs. Huckabee graduated from Durham High School and was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. She was a member of Hope Valley Garden Club and enjoyed tennis for many years. As an avid sports enthusiast she was a loyal Duke and ACC fan. Betsy will be remembered for being devoted to her family.
Surviving are her loyal son and grandson, Edgar Bowen Huckabee Jr. and Edgar Bowen Huckabee III, both of Durham. She is also survived by a daughter, Jane Lawrence Huckabee Greene and her husband, Bruce William Greene Jr. of Savannah, Ga.; two grandchildren, Bruce William Greene (Michelle) of Savannah and Tara Greene Levengood (Lane Alan) of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; and great-grandchildren, Bruce William Greene III and Mary Bayner Greene, Lane Alan Levengood Jr., Davis Joseph Levengood and Finnegan William Levengood; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edgar Bowen Huckabee; her brothers, Telphor Hinton Lawrence Jr. and John Riley Lawrence; her sisters, Susan Harrington, Margaret Lawrence, Mary Ann Austin and Sybil Hutchins.
The family is grateful for the kindness and care of Kathy Moore and the loving support of Patti Bazen and Susan Harmon.
Graveside Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 16 from Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Hope A. Vickers officiating.
Friends may visit from 5 to 7 p.m. today, February 15, at Hall-Wynne Funeral Home in Durham.
Donations in Betsy’s memory may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 3002 Hope Valley Road, Durham, NC 27707.
Arrangements for the Huckabee family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Services. Online condolences www.hallwynne.com
Dolores Joan Destito McDunnah
DURHAM - Dolores Joan Destito McDunnah, 68, passed away unexpectedly at Duke Memorial Hospital on February 12, 2013 after a brief illness.
She was born May 31, 1944 in New York City.
Joan retired in 2007 from GTE/Verizon after 30 years. She enjoyed crocheting, the beach, cooking Italian food, soap operas, reading, and traveling to spending time with family and friends. She will be fondly remembered by her extended family and friends in Connecticut, Ohio, Texas, and the Carolinas.
Joan is survived by her loving husband, Brent Owen McDunnah; her daughter, Christina Maria (Walkup) Brown and husband, Lance, of Durham; her grandson, Nicholas Christopher Thompson; and granddaughter, Brittani Nicole Johnson; her brother-in-law, Gregg Alan McDunnah and partner, Wayne Lee Richardson, of Blythewood, S.C.; her sisters-in-law, Holly Gay McDunnah Frantz and husband, Richard, of Piqua, OH, Wendy May McDunnah Watt and husband, Steven, of Ridgeway, S.C., Darcy Sue Corliss of Columbia, S.C. and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service with Fr. Dave Devlin, OSFS presiding.
Friends may visit from 6-8 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2013 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Home, 1113 W. Main Street, Durham 27701.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2418 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 206, Raleigh 27607.
Online condolences www.hallwynne.com, Select Obituaries.
Patsy Vincent Morris
September 23, 1946 to February 13, 2013
DURHAM - Patsy Vincent Morris passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, February 13, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Patsy was born in Blackshear, Georgia to the late Eula Mae Strickland Murphy. Patsy spent most of her life in Durham and later in Cedar Grove and Mebane. She attended Durham Public Schools and graduated from Durham High School. Patsy was employed in several capacities at Duke Medical Center and then by Northern Telecom where she was a manager of support services. She later worked in Human Resources for Durham Regional Hospital where she received a Most Valuable Partner Award, and prior to her retirement, she was awarded the distinguished Isaac Manning Award.
She is also survived by her husband of 25 years, Ronald Thomas (Ronnie); her daughter, Lisa House-shambley; her sisters, Karen Lynne Vincent and Terrie Vincent Crabtree; stepchildren, Rhonda Butler and David Morris (Leona); step granddaughter, Emily Butler; niece, Stacey Moser; nephew, Justin Crabtree; great nieces and nephews, Kelsey Davis, Rachel Wright, Camille Battle, Robert Davis II, and Anthony Davis, along with a host of other distant relatives from Waycross, Ga. Her dogs, Noodles and Ellie were also a great conform to her and a very special part of her life.
Patsy was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, "nana", and friend to all people who were blessed to have her in their lives. She was loved dearly and will be missed by all who knew her.
A memorial service for Patsy will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Lamb's Chapel, 415 Roxboro Rd., Haw River, N.C. 27258. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Flowers are acceptable, and donations may be made to Lamb's Chapel or Best Friend Pet Adoption (P.O. Box 5305, Cary 27512). The family would like to thank Dr. Gerald Blobe and the many medical professionals at duke Medical Center who provided much support and care throughout Patsy's extensive illness.
Virginia Mae Clark
NEW YORK - Ms. Virginia Mae Clark, 70, formally of Chapel Hill, departed this life on Feb. 7, 2013 at her home in New York.
She was the daughter of the late Mr. Alonzo Clark Sr. and Mrs. Leatha McCullen Clark.
Miss Clark was a graduate of Lincoln High School in 1961 and A & T State University in Greensboro in 1966.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 16, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Chapel Hill.
Visitation 30 min prior to service.
Burial in Westwood Cemetery, Carrboro. She was preceded in death by her loving brothers, Mr. Alonzo (Haffie) Clark Jr. and Mr. Albert Lee Clark Sr.
Services entrusted to Jones Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Paige Thompson Cline
MYRTLE BEACH, SC — Elizabeth Paige Thompson Cline, 36, died February 10, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
Paige was born September 18, 1976 in Durham. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, John and Veronica Thompson of Greensboro; paternal grandfather, Hayden King Cline Sr. of North Myrtle Beach, SC; and one uncle, Brentley Thompson.
Paige attended Durham Academy and graduated from CE Jordan High School. In 1994, she was presented at the Durham Debutante Cotillion. Paige attended the College of Charleston where she was a member and president of Chi Omega Sorority. During rush week Paige was named outstanding pledge. Paige completed her education at Coastal Carolina University graduating with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She will be remembered as a loving daughter and a loyal friend.
Survivors include her father, Hayden King Cline Jr. and his wife, Vicki of North Myrtle Beach; her mother, Susan Thompson Wrazen and her husband, Richard of Pinehurst; paternal grandmother, Evelyn Cline of North Myrtle Beach; three step-sisters, Kristi Barnes, her husband, Joe and their children, Taylor, Chance, Madison, Joseph, Hannah and Jacob; Amy Clark, her husband, Madison and their children, Cameron and Garrett; Ashley Kransdorf, her husband, Jeffrey and their children, Kendall, Dylan and Carly; her aunt, Jan Thomas and her husband, Steve; three uncles, Artie Cline, David Thompson, John W. Thompson III; and two cousins, Grayson and Madison Thomas.
A private family service is being held today, February 15th.
The family will celebrate Paige’s life with a gathering of friends from 3 until 6 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2013 at South Windon the Ocean Condominiums, Social Room, 5310 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Center for Women and Children, PO Box 70217, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572; Sandhills Community College Foundation, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or Sandhills Children’s Center, 1280 Central Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28387.
An online guest book is available www.msfh.net.
McMillan-Small Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach, SC is serving the family.