March 27, 2013

Mar. 26, 2013 @ 05:06 PM

Lulie Gilliam Dickson Odom
DURHAM - Mrs. Lulie Gilliam Dickson Odom, born December 24, 1922, died at UniHealth PAC-Carolina Point on Monday morning, March 25, 2013, after a short period of declining health. Lulie was the daughter of the late Robert Pettigrew Dickson and Ida Goodwin Dickson. She was born in Wake County, moved to Durham as a young child and was educated in the Durham Public Schools. Lulie retired from the American Tobacco Co. in 1984 after 41 years of service.
Lulie was predeceased by her love, Andrew “Amos” Odom, who died in 1999. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, William Pettigrew Dickson; and sisters, Katherine Elizabeth Dickson, Margaret Dickson Jackson and Allie Dickson Colton; and her son-in-law, Tom Bowen. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Lulie is survived by her devoted daughter, Andrea “Andi” Odom Bowen, of Durham; her grandson, Jason Mangum and wife, Stacey, of Durham; and granddaughter, Brandy Mangum Bockhahn and husband, Brian, of Durham. She is also survived by her great grandsons, Christopher and Andrew Mangum; and all of her beloved nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be at Clements Funeral Home in Durham Wednesday evening, March 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. At other times the family will be at the home of Andrea Bowen. Graveside service will be held Thursday, March 28, 11 a.m. at Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh.
Flowers are acceptable or a donation to a charity of choice would be appreciated. 
The family is being assisted in Durham by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be made at

Clifton “Lefty” S. Weaver
DURHAM -  Mr. Clifton “Lefty” S. Weaver, 81, died Monday evening at Hock Family Pavilion. Mr. Weaver was born in Orange Co., the son of the late Albert and Minnie Estelle Beckwith Weaver. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Weaver was employed by Duke Public Safety and Security. He was a longtime member of Liberty Baptist Church and remained active until his illness. Mr. Weaver was preceded in death by his sisters, Rena Romanczuk and Edna Pegram.
Left to miss him and thank God for his life and his caring spirit are his wife, Myrtle Harris Weaver; daughter, Lu Anne Weaver Workman and husband, Jim, of Raleigh; very special granddaughter, Amanda Lauren Spears; and special nephew, Harold Pegram and wife, Shirley. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday 2 p.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Pastors Jack Cox and Derrick Ketner, the Rev. William Richardson and the Rev. Dennis Horne officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 12 to 1:45 p.m. at Clements Funeral Home in Durham.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to Hannah Jarrell, 1085 St. Andrews Dr., Burleson, Texas 76028 for Juvenile Diabetes Research.
The family is being assisted in Durham by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be made at

Catherine 'Cathy' Bock Young
DURHAM — Catherine 'Cathy' Bock Young, 64, of Durham, passed away on Saturday, March 23.
Cathy was born in Hanover, PA on August 17, 1948. She was a graduate of Duke University Medical Center and worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Duke for over 25 years. After retiring from her nursing career, Cathy was a nanny and enjoyed providing loving care for children and families throughout the Durham area.
Cathy is survived by her sister, Peggy Helms and husband, Ronnie of Richmond, VA; a brother, Bill Bock of Ohio; her maternal aunt, Jacqueline Robbins and husband, Jim of Durham, NC; and many nieces and nephews. She is lovingly remembered by her dearest friend, Maureen Oblon of Durham, NC.
Cathy is preceded in death by her father, Howard Walter Bock; and her mother, Margaret Miller Bock.
A private celebration of life service was held by immediate family members. In lieu of flowers, the family along with Cathy, requests memorial donations be made to the National Diabetes Association,, or to a charity of your choice.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at Morningside Assisted Living in Richmond, VA, Dr. Phillip Morrissette of Midlothian Family Practice in Richmond, VA, Heartland Hospice Services, and the wonderful staff at DaVita Dialysis of Richmond, VA.

Johnnie Wesley Wilson
ROXBORO — Johnnie Wesley Wilson, 79, of Roxboro, died Tuesday, March 26 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.
Mr. Wilson was born in Person County to the late Walter Thomas Wilson and Mary Virginia Long Wilson. He was a Korean War Army Veteran having served from 1953 to 1955. Mr. Wilson was a retired employee of Dick Weeks Construction Company.
Surviving are his wife, Jean Bowen Wilson of the home; his daughter, Gaye W. Harris and husband, Louis, of Roxboro; his three grandchildren, Dustin Shotwell and wife, Staniela, of Centreville, VA, Samantha W. Rimmer and husband, Eric, of Hurdle Mills, and Jonathan Shotwell of Raleigh; four great grandchildren, Andrew Rimmer, Carlee Rimmer, Jana Louise Shotwell, and Emma Shotwell.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Friday, March 29, 2013, at Theresa Baptist Church, Roxboro with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Pall Bearers will be Rick Allen, Steve Lamberth, Linwood Clayton, Kendall Phelps, John Lawrence Blanks, Coleman McCullock, Bill Hawkins, Larry Eakes.
The family will receive friends 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013 at Theresa Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church Youth Fund, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.
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