Obituaries, July 14, 2014

Jul. 13, 2014 @ 06:44 PM

Lucinda “Cindy” Collins Marks

DURHAM — Mrs. Lucinda “Cindy” Collins Marks, 38, a resident of Oxford, died unexpectedly Saturday at her home. Mrs. Marks was born in Durham. She was a Laboratory Technician.
A Memorial Service will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Clements Funeral Home Chapel in Durham by Pastor Eddie Mauldin.
Surviving is her husband, Brian Marks; a son, Paul Marks; her parents John T. and Catherine Alice Collins; a sister, Rosa Dunn and husband Dan; Three brothers, The late John T. Collins Jr., Greg Collins and wife Vicky and Gerald Collins; Three Nephews Johnny, Daniel and Joshua; Three Nieces Summer, Brandi and Madi.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Home in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

Mark Sheppard
DURHAM — Mark Sheppard, 52, a resident Hurdle Mills, died Saturday at his home. Mark was born in Durham but was a lifelong resident Hurdle Mills. He was the owner and operator of Sheppard Motor Sports.
He is survived by his parents, John Billy Sheppard and Linda Sheppard; and a brother, Keith Sheppard.
A Funeral Service will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall following the service.
Flowers are acceptable or friends may make memorial contributions to the Flag Fund of Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, 7215 Walnut Grove Church Rd., Hurdle Mills, NC 27541.
Online condolences may be made at

Crystal Nicole Williams
DURHAM — Crystal Nicole Williams passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, unexpectedly at her home. She was born in Durham to Ronnie Williams and Teresa Vaughan, both of Durham. The Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, July 15, at American Cremation Services Chapel, 1204 Person St., Durham. At other times, the family will be at 1214 Eva St., Durham.
Memorial donations can be made to American Cremation Services or Ms. Teresa Vaughan.