July 9, 2013
Frederic Brooks “Fred” Fuller
DURHAM — Frederic Brooks “Fred” Fuller, of Durham, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital. Born April 7, 1945 in Glendale, West Virginia to the late George Jack Fuller and Rita Evelyn Prado Fuller, Fred was a loyal member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Durham and former member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Moundsville, WV.
Mr. Fuller received a bachelor’s degree from West Liberty University, earned a Master’s degree from West Virginia University, and attended a doctoral program at Duke University. Fred taught elementary school for many years in West Virginia, where he was named Marshall County Teacher of the Year, before becoming a school principal. He also taught at Fayetteville Street Elementary School, Durham, and worked at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, CA. His real passion was service to others and to community, and, before his health declined, Fred had been active in the Marshall County Classroom Teachers Association, the Salvation Army Youth Program, the Association for the Mentally Handicapped, the American Red Cross, the Boy Scouts of America, and the March of Dimes, as well as other civic clubs and organizations. In his hometown of Moundsville, WV, he was responsible for the formation of a youth/teen center (of which he was manager) and a chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Affectionately known as “Dude” to his family, Fred is survived by three brothers, Jack Fuller Jr. (Jo) and James Fuller (Vicki) of Durham and Robert Fuller (Sandy) of Moundsville, WV. He also leaves behind two beloved aunts, Ellen Fuller of Moundsville, WV and Mary Fuller Kardos of Pittsburgh, PA; 7 nieces and nephews; 5 grand-nephews/niece; cousins; faithful friends at St. Luke’s, and the remarkable Hardee’s morning group to which he was devoted.
A memorial service to celebrate Fred’s life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2013 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Durham.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Durham, NC.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.
McKever "Bud" Parrish
DURHAM — McKever "Bud" Parrish, 95, departed his life on July 7, 2013.
He leaves behind two daughters, Vivian Holman and Lorenzolla Parker; two sons, Eugene Parrish and Charlie Parrish; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. with services at 1 p.m. at New Red Mountain Baptist Church in Rougemont, NC.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Marlyn Edel Salas-Ceballos
DURHAM — Graveside rites for Marlyn Edel Salas-Ceballos will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Beechwood Cemetery.
Survivors include husband, Joaquin Salas; son, Johnny Salas; daughter, Mariana Salas; 6 sisters; 3 brothers.
Family visitation today, 7-9-2013 from 1 to 10 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Parlor.
Howard M. Williamson
DURHAM — Howard M. Williamson, 74, a resident of 823 Elmira 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 today from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home in Oxford.
Lillian Davis Carroll
HILLSBOROUGH — Mrs. Lillian Davis Carroll, 96, died Sunday at Brookshire Nursing Center. Mrs. Carroll was born in Orange Co., the daughter of the late Franklin Davis and the late Luna Perry Davis. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Cone Mills. Mrs. Carroll was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilbert Carroll; and sisters, Zora Davis and Florence Riddle.
Mrs. Carroll is survived by a son, Joseph “Joe” William Carroll and wife, Geneva, of Hillsborough; daughters, Betsy Ann Terry and husband, Bobby, and Faye Marie Cole and husband, Steve, all of Hillsborough; sisters, Lillie Mae Johnston of Martinsville, VA and Allie Knox of Union, SC; grandchildren, Tammy Riley and Kimberley Wagner; and great grandchildren, Amber Riley, Skylar Riley and Cameron Wagner.
Graveside funeral service will be held Wednesday 11 a.m. at Gospel Baptist Tabernacle Church Cemetery.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Hillsborough. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.
Milton Holt Cheek
CARRBORO — Milton Holt Cheek, 82, a loving Father, Husband, Grandfather and Uncle went to be with his Lord on July 7, 2013. Mr. Cheek, a lifelong member of the Carrboro Community, was born March 29, 1931. He was the ninth child of Marvin and Mae Cheek. He retired from Fitch Lumber Company after 37 years of service. He spent many long days delivering wood shavings to area farms during his lunch and after work. During his retirement he continued to work at his home, around his apartments and enjoyed his "rock farm" business. His joy of family and hard work will remain with all who knew him. He served in the Korean War as a military policeman at Fort Rucker, Alabama. He was a long time member of both Antioch Baptist Church and Mars Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Andrews Cheek, of 41 years; his brothers: Kenneth Cheek, Emmett Cheek, James B. Cheek, and Toy Cheek, all of Chapel Hill; his sisters: Elizabeth Neville and Christine Lloyd of Chapel Hill, Rebecca Bland of Dumam and Norena Poplin of Raleigh.
He is survived by his second wife, Katherine Thompson Wilkerson-Cheek, of 20 years; his daughter, Pam and Lee Wagoner, grandchildren, Meghan and Zach Pritchard, and Seddon of Hickory, NC; his son, Tony and Cindy Cheek of Efland and grandchildren, Barbara Ann (Jason Cole) Cheek of Durham and great-grandchild, Brianne Oliver of Hillsborough; Ben Cheek of Raleigh and Jon and Jackie Cheek and great-grandchild, Rosa Lia of Carrboro; and his youngest daughter, Janice and Joe Campbell and grandchildren, Bobby and Angela Campbell, and Chris (Amanda Jackson) Campbell and great-grandchildren, Matthew and Hayliegh, all of Carrboro; his stepson, Paul and Lisa Wilkinson and grandchildren, Royce and Jessica Wilkinson and great-granddaughter, Gracie, Chase and Sarah Kernodle; Jared (Maggie) Kernodle, Amanda and Kevin Lane and great-grandson, Colton of Hurdle Mills; his other stepson, Rocky and Cathy Wilkerson and grandchildren, Brock and Wendy Wilkerson and great-granddaughters, Allie and Ava, Brittany and Marc Johnson also of Hurdle Mills.
Visitation will be this evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at Walkers Funeral Home of Chapel Hill. The funeral service will be at Antioch Baptist Church on Wednesday, July 10 at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to either Antioch Baptist Church, 1707 White Cross Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 or Mars Hill Baptist Church, 1418 NC Hwy 57, Hillsborough, NC 27278.
Lori Ann Cash
HURDLE MILLS — Lori Ann Cash died Monday, July 8, 2013.
Miss Cash is survived by her mother, Janet Cheryl Phillips Gentry; grandmother, Clara N. Phillips; her brother, James Edward Cash; and her nephew, Michael John Cash.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Clement Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m., today at the Brooks & White Funeral Home.
Norma Jean Jones Langford
ROXBORO — Norma Jean Jones Langford, age 67, of 450 Gabriel Jones Road, Roxboro, NC, died Sunday night July 7, 2013 at her home.
Mrs. Langford was a native of Person County, NC, daughter of the late Gabriel Pryor & Thelma Elizabeth Fulp Jones and wife of more than 51 years to Johnny Mack Langford who survives. She was a homemaker, Military Volunteer, received the Department of Army Public Service Award in 1991 for countless and dedicated hours of community service and was a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Rodney Pryor Langford; brother, Michael Jones & companion, Jean Sykes all of Roxboro, NC; two grandchildren, Christopher James Joy and Kari Elizabeth Joy; and a great grandchild, Aiden Alexander James.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Langford is preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry Wayne Jones and Richard Glenn Jones.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Olive Branch Baptist Church by the Rev. Victor Blackwell. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends today, July 9, 2013 from 6:30 till 8 p.m. at Olive Branch Baptist Church and other times at the home.
Pallbearers will be Jason Beshears, Kevin Burke, Kevin Jones, Mark Jones, Jerry Melton and Robert “Doc” Wilkerson. Members of the DAV Auxiliary will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the Person County DAV Chapter 72, P.O. Box 574, Roxboro, NC 27573 or the Olive Branch Baptist Church General Fund, 7588 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home, 1314 North Main Street, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandfhroxboro.com.