January 21, 2013
Mamye Lyon Hilton
DURHAM — Gravside rights for Mrs. Mamye Lyon Hilton will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at Beechwood Cemetery.
Local survivors include sister, Mrs. Ida Lyon Barnes, (Aaron)
Public viewing Monday from 10 a.m until 7 p.m. at Fisher Funeral Parlor.
Lowry Ballard Williams, Sr.
OXFORD — Lowry Ballard Williams, Sr. age 89, died Sunday, January 20, 2013. A native of Granville county, he was the son of the late Pressley and Nora Vaughan Williams. Lowry attended West Oxford Baptist Church and was a self-employed painter.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Chapel by Reverend Wes Garner. Burial will follow at Mt. Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 prior to the service at the funeral home.
Surviving is a son P.T. Williams (Diane) of Garner; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Williams of Oxford; grandchildren, Dickie Williams, Kevin Williams, Brian Williams and great-grandchildren, Lakin Williams and Aliney Williams. Lowry is preceded in death by his wife, Emma Williams; Kenny Williams and Lowry Williams, Jr.
The Williams family is being assisted by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.
Justeen Bales Tarbet
CHAPEL HILL— Justeen Bales Tarbet passed away January 10, 2013, at Carolina Meadows Health Center at the age of 94 years. Justeen was born to William and Daisy Bales October 8, 1918, in Reynolds County, Missouri. She attended High School in Ellington, Mo., and Southeast Missouri State Teachers College (Southeast Mo. State University) in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
She married Donald G. Tarbet October 20, 1941. In 1952 they moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., when Donald joined the faculty of the Department of Education at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where he was ultimately Professor of Education and Dean of the Summer Session. They were married 54 years. Justeen was a loving, enthusiastic, helpful partner, supporting him in his position. She taught elementary school prior to her marriage and worked various office jobs through the years.
Justeen was a member of the University Baptist Church in Chapel Hill. She belonged to the Garden Club (her passion was roses) and was a P.E.O. They belonged to the Chapel Hill Country Club and enjoyed traveling, playing bridge, and socializing with their many friends.
She is survived by a brother and three sisters: William Bales, Salem, Or., Norma Bales, Eugene, Or., Shirley Kuhlman, Federal Way, Wa., Evelyn Landsburg, Tigard, Or., 14 nieces and nephews, and a large extended family. Two sisters and a brother predeceased her.
She leaves a legacy of kindness and a gift of love to her family. A memorial service may be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be sent to www.walkersfuneralservice.com.