July 8, 2013
Mrs. Endell G. Stewart
DURHAM - Mrs. Endell G. Stewart, 97, formerly of 14 Wood Cottage Crt, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 1245 Davistown Mercer Rd, Pinetops, the home of her granddaughter, Rhonda S. Best. Her service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10 at St Mark AME Zion Church, 531 S. Roxboro Rd. Interment will follow in Beechwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, one half hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Stewart is survived by five grandchildren, Rhonda S. Best, Randall Stewart, Aretha Sparks, Dawn McClammy and Brian McClammy; and daughter-in-law, Dorothy M. Stewart. There will be no public viewing.
Arrangements by Burthey Service.
Howard M. Williamson
DURHAM — Howard M. Williamson, 74, a resident of 823 Elvira St., died Thursday, July 4 at his residence. He was the son of the late James Howard Williamson and Pauline Wright Williamson. He was a retired employee of Leggett and Myers Tobacco Company.
He is survived by a wife, Emma Garner Williamson; one daughter, Cassandra Ouedraogo (Arnaud), Mount Holly, NC; two sons, Elijah M. Williamson (Jennifer), Fort Knox, KY and Elisha M. Williamson, Durham, NC; two sisters, Pauline Mims (Robert) and Verona W. Allen (William), both of Durham, NC; two brothers, George Henry Williamson and Lester Williamson (Sharon), both of Durham, NC; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at New Calvary Church by Dr. E. Nathaniel Wall. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church two hours prior to services. Viewing will begin Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home in Oxford.
Wayne Franklin Massey
LEASBURG - Wayne Franklin Massey, age 78, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 6, 2013. He was a native of Caswell County and the husband of 57 years to Nancy Robertson Massey who survives. He was the son of the late John Robert and Ethel Page Massey.
Wayne retired after 30 years with Trials End Apartments. He was a member of Altamahaw Baptist Church and was an avid Nascar fan. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of the home; daughter, Sherry Pyrant and husband, Andrew, of Leasburg, NC; and a son, Gary Massey and wife, Wendy, of Durham; grandson, Caleb Lee Massey; and a step grandson, Andrew Steven Pyrant; brother, J.R. Massey and wife, Sylvia, of Burlington. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Nicholas Wayne Massey; and a granddaughter, Helen Elizabeth Massey; sisters, Lois Rainey and Verly Coleman; brothers, Rev. Felton Massey and Wallace Massey.
A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Altamahaw Baptist Church by Dr. Steve Tucker and assisted by Rev. Joe Seay. The burial will follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, July 8th at Lowe Funeral Home and Crematory.
Memorials may be made to Altamahaw Baptist Church, C/o The Building Fund, 3445 Altamahaw Church Street, Elon, NC 27244; or Gideon International, North Durham Camp U32051, P O Box 15303, Durham, NC 27712.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com.