Obituaries, June 24, 2014
William Kirk “Bill” Arrington
DURHAM — William Kirk “Bill” Arrington, 92, died Saturday, June 21, 2014. Bill was born, April 4, 1922 to Samuel Pitts Arrington and Hattie Lillian Kirk Arrington, and was a life resident of Durham County. He was a US Navy veteran of WW II. Bill worked for Duke Power Company from 1942 until his retirement in 1984. He was a member and Life Deacon of Temple Baptist Church in Durham, Bill and his wife, Ruth, volunteered and enjoyed visiting homebound church members. They also enjoyed, for many years, their Sunday night get togethers with their close friends.Bill is preceded in death by his wife, Annie Ruth Strickland Arrington who died in December of 2013, as well as his parents.
He is survived by three sons, David K. Arrington and wife, Elizabeth of Timberlake, Ted W. Arrington and wife, Leslie of Chapel Hill, Glenn S. Arrington and wife, Tammie of Graham; a grandson, Will C. Arrington; and many cousins.
The family will be present 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Hall-Wynne Funeral
Service, 1113 West Main St., Durham. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Temple Baptist Church, 4504 Sterling Dr. Durham. Senior Pastor Mark Mofield will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to Temple Baptist Church Building Fund, 4504 Sterling Dr., Durham, NC 27712. Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com. See Obituaries.
Baby Kai Marshall Glass
DURHAM — Baby Kai Marshall Glass went directly into the presence of Jesus on Friday, June 20, 2014. He never suffered and he only experienced love in this life during his 39 weeks in his mother's womb.
He leaves behind his parents, Rev. Jonathan and Matthea Glass of Durham. He is cherished and adored by his siblings, Katherine, Carter, Caleb, and Christian. He is also survived by his grandparents, David and Becky Glass of Lynchburg, VA and Matt and Sharon Browning of Callahan, FL. and also by his great-grandparents. Richard and Daisy Browning of Callahan, FL.
While we are all grieving this loss, it is not without hope. His family and friends know that they will see him again, if they have placed their faith in Jesus Christ. Jesus is the only way to heaven. The baby's name, Kai, means "to rejoice." The Bible promises that we can rejoice in the midst of suffering. As such, there will be a Memorial Celebration of God’s faithfulness for Baby Kai on Thursday, June 26th at 7 PM at Cresset Baptist Church in Durham with Dr. Jason Evans officiating.
The family requests that memorials be made to Pregnancy Support Services of Durham at 14 Consultant Pl #250, Durham, NC 27707.
Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home is assisting the Glass family. Online condolences may be submitted to www.howertonbryan.com, select obituaries
John Harold Bullock
CREEDMOOR — John Harold Bullock, 77, a lifetime resident of Creedmoor passed away June 22, 2014 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham.
A native of Granville County, the son of the late John Harold Bullock and Josephine Gooch Bullock. He was a lifetime member of Bullock United Methodist Church and owned and operated Bullock’s Salvage for over fifty years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Bullock United Methodist Church by Rev. Brock Meyer. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife JoAnn Bullock of Creedmoor, one son, John “Todd” Bullock and wife Andrea of Creedmoor, two stepchildren; Lisa Marie Colvin of Creedmoor and Ralph Nevils of Henderson, a grandson, Justin Bullock, three step grandsons; Matthew Nevils, Caden and Joshua Colvin, step-granddaughter, Josie Nevils. He was preceded in death by two brothers; Edward and Thomas Bullock.
Flowers are accepted and memorials can be made to Bullock United Methodist Churchin care of Joel Cross, 701 Forrest Lane, Creedmoor, N.C. 27522.
Visitation will be held Tuesday Evening, June 24, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times the home.
Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Bullock Family.
Online condolences can be made to www.eakesfuneralhome.com Select obits.
Norman George Bowen
ROXBORO — Norman George Bowen, 77, of 255 Old Salem Rd., Roxboro, died Monday, June 23, 2014. He was born in Person County to the late Clyde Arthur & Irene Goode Bowen. Mr. Bowen is predeceased by his son Kevin Bowen. He was a retired pharmacist. Mr. Bowen was a former member of Roxboro Jaycee's, Roxboro Rotary, and Elks BPO Lodge. He was a member of Roxboro Baptist Church.
Mr. Bowen is survived by his wife, Linda Woods Bowen; daughter-in-law Laura Bowen; two grandchildren, Reese & River Bowen, all of Roxboro.
Family will receive friends at the home. A private service will be held later.
The family would like to thank the caregiver, Anita Strong for her compassion.
Memorials may be made to Roxboro Baptist Church, P.O. Box 348, Roxboro, NC 27573.
Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com
Evelyn Clement Wooten
GARNER — Evelyn Clement Wooten died quietly at home on Sunday, June 22, 2014.
Evelyn was born on Jan. 12, 1923, the first child of the late Phillip Arthur Clement and Ella Carter Clement. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy C Burgess, and her three brothers Phillip A Clement II, William C Clement, and John M Clement. She was also preceded in death by her son, Herman Glenn Wooten.
Evelyn married Herman S Wooten in 1949. They had four children, Mary Kay, Steven Michael, Herman Glenn, and Kenneth Lee. She was a charter member of the Garner Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, serving three terms as the Worthy Matron of the chapter as well as several offices in the chapter, and appointments of the North Carolina Grand Chapter of the Eastern Star.
Evelyn returned to work in 1962 and worked from 1963 to 1988 for the U.S. Courts as a member of the U.S. Probation Office staff. Shortly following her retirement in 1988, Evelyn returned to work as a contract employee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She worked for the EPA until 2008. She was active in community activities her entire life. She was often helping at fundraisers or bake sales for a variety of groups.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Thursday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00-11:00 am prior to the service. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
Evelyn is survived by daughter, Mary Kay Wooten of Garner; son, Steven Michael Wooten and his wife, Tamara S Miller of Wilmington; her daughter in law, Shelia Wooten, of Clayton; and her son, Kenneth Lee Wooten, of Garner. Evelyn is also survived by her four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made in Evelyn’s honor to one of the following: Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Dr., Garner, NC 27529; Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Cir., Raleigh, NC 27607; Whitestone Masonic & Eastern Star Home, 700 S. Holden Rd., Greensboro, NC 27407 or to The Crohns & Colitis Foundation; Carolinas Chapter, 1100 S. Mint St., Ste. 204, Charlotte, NC 28203.
Condolences may be made to bryan-leefuneralhome.com.