December 15, 2012

Dec. 14, 2012 @ 05:12 PM


DURHAM
Marion "Mary" Lynette Cameron

DURHAM — Marion "Mary" Lynette Cameron, 43, departed her life on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
She leaves behind her mother; two sons; one daughter; two sisters; one brother; four nieces; six nephews; and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be today, December 15, 2012 at the New Jerusalem Baptist Cathedral Church, at 3405 Danube lane (Old Oxford Hwy). Visitation from 12 to 1 p.m., followed by funeral service at 1 p.m.
Services entrusted to Scarborough and Hargett Memorial Chapel and Gardens.


Rita Marcella Cameron
DURHAM — Rita Marcella Cameron, 42, departed her life on Monday, December 10, 2012.
Her sister, Marion L. Cameron, preceded her in death. She leaves behind her mother; four sons; two granddaughters; four grandsons; one sister; one brother; five nieces; four nephews; and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be today, December 15, 2012 at the New Jerusalem Baptist Cathedral Church, at 3405 Danube lane (Old Oxford Hwy). Visitation from 12 to 1 p.m., followed by funeral service at 1 p.m.
Services entrusted to Scarborough and Hargett Memorial Chapel and Gardens.

David Fennema
DURHAM — David Fennema, 73, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Durham Regional Hospital.
He was born in Chicago, Ill. on November 22, 1939. He was predeceased by his parents, John Fennema and Clara Aardsma Fennema; as well as his sister, Marian (late Robert) Meyer; and his nephew, Daniel Tuinstra (Darla). He is survived by his wife, Connie Ewell Fennema (Durham); his sister, Frances (late Marvin) Nugteren (Clive, Iowa); his brother, Jack (Barbara) Fennema (Columbus, Ohio). He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Jerry (Sandra) Tuinstra (Des Moines, Iowa), Joan (Debela) Birru (Des Moines, Iowa), Darla Tuinstra (Lindenhurst, Ill.), Diane (Michael) Hagerman (New Virginia, Iowa), Sandra (Andrew) Thielen (West Des Moines, Iowa), Jeffrey (Laura) Fennema (Tucson, Ariz.), Douglas (Billie Jo) Fennema (Villa Park, Ill.), Shannon Shearer (Mason, Ohio), Martha Gregory (Middletown, Ohio), Paige (Michael) Gregory (Worthington, Ohio).
He is a graduate of Calvin College (A.B.), Western Theological Seminary (B.D.), and Duke University Religion Department (Ph.D.).  He served four years in the United States Air Force. He worked in the Cataloging Department at Duke Perkins Library for more than 23 years, retiring in 2004.


Patricia Margery Green
DURHAM - Patricia Margery Green died in Durham after a long illness on December 13, 2012.
Born in Connecticut, she lived in North Carolina since 1984. An avid gardener, staff member of DILR/OLLI and longtime member of Watts Street Baptist Church, she is survived by husband, Boyd L. Daniels; and daughter, Laura Fink-Green; as well as nephews, Joseph Mastocciolo, William Mastocciolo and Scott Mastocciolo; and five stepchildren.
Memorial service will be held at Watts Street Baptist Church on Sunday, December 16 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

Mary E. Davis Madden
DURHAM - Mrs. Mary E. Davis Madden, 84, of 3325 Glasson St., died Sunday, December 9, 2012. Her service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012 at Union Baptist Church, 904 Roxboro St.  Interment will follow in Beechwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12-1 p.m. on Monday at the church one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Madden is survived by her daughter, Reaver Davis McClain.
Arrangements by Burthey Funeral Service.


James R. Warner
DURHAM — James R. Warner died on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, in Durham. Born September 3, 1918 in Lansing, Michigan, he was the son of the late Fred H. Warner and Katherine S. Warner. After growing up in Lansing and graduating from Michigan State University in 1940, he joined the U.S. Field Artillery as a second lieutenant. In 1941 he was promoted to 1st lieutenant and transferred to the U.S. Army Air Forces shortly after their formation. In 1942 and 1943, he was an aerial observer on Atlantic anti-submarine patrol, promoted to captain and then to major. In November, 1943, he was assigned to the 5th Air Force in the S.W. Pacific Theater of Operations and served overseas in the Philippines campaigns until the end of the war. Following the end of his active duty in 1945, he continued his service in the Air Force Reserve, being promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 1953 and retiring in 1978.
In 1945, Mr. Warner began a long and successful career in the textile industry. For five years he was employed by Burlington Mills at various locations in North Carolina, and then in 1950, he took an executive position with Holt-Williamson Manufacturing Company in Fayetteville where he continued until his retirement as Vice President, Secretary and Director in 1985. 
With his leadership abilities, business acumen and commitment to assisting others, Mr. Warner served his church and community in numerous significant ways, including Hay Street Methodist Church (Board Member and Chairman), Blood Assurance Plan of Fayetteville (Director), Heritage Place (Treasurer), Public Works Commission of Fayetteville (Board Member and Chairman), Fayetteville City School Board (Member and Chairman of Finance Committee), Cumberland County Historical Society (President), Cumberland County United Way (President), Pope AFB Chapter of Air Force Association (President), and Fayetteville Kiwanis Club (Member and Director). 
Notwithstanding his numerous commitments, Mr. Warner always had time for his family and his many friends. His was a rare combination of a keen mind, an engaging personality and attributes that included devotion to family, integrity, optimism and good humor, all of which continued undiminished throughout his long life.
Mr. Warner is survived by his wife of 31 years, Julia McCutcheon Warner; his son, James R. Warner Jr. and his wife, Teresa Rejent Warner, of Boydton, Virginia; his daughter, Janet McConnell Warner and her husband, Robert Schapler, of Alexandria, Virginia; his grandson, James Jackson Warner of Fredericksburg, Virginia; and his sister, Mary Anne Fry, of Nashville, Tennessee. He was predeceased by his first wife, Janet McConnell Warner, to whom he was married from 1942 until her death in 1973.
After a family burial, a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Hay Street Methodist Church in Fayetteville. After the service the family will greet friends in the fellowship hall of the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hay Street Methodist Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice. 
Arrangements are in the care of Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home of Fayetteville.


ALAMANCE
Rev. Roger Dale Boggs

GRAHAM - Rev. Roger Dale Boggs, 69, of 709 Brookgreen Terrace, Graham, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at his residence. A native of Alamance County, he is a graduate of Piedmont Bible College and founder and former pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Hillsborough for over 36 years.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Anderson Boggs of the home; daughters, Tammy and Rick Bason, Greensboro, N.C., Teresa Boggs, Burlington, N.C., Tracy and Craig Moore, Oak Island, N.C., Trina and Kevin Pugh, Burlington, N.C., Tiffany and David Bray, Somerset, Ky.; 15 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brothers, Buddy Boggs, Haw River, N.C., Billy Wayne Boggs, Elon, N.C., Lewis Boggs, Snow Camp, N.C., Rev. Walter Jones Jr., Haw River.    
He is preceded in death by his parents, Nathan Edward Boggs and Lottie Councilman Jones; brothers, Bobby E. Boggs and Richard A. Boggs.
Funeral will take place 3 p.m., Sunday, at Greenway Park Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Jones Jr. and Rev. David Bray officiating.
Burial will be held at Longs Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Greenway Park Baptist Church from 1 – 3 Sunday before the funeral service, other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Faith Builders Church, PO Box 1671, Somerset, Ky. 42502.
Online condolences: www.mcclurefuneralservice.net.