August 17, 2013

Aug. 16, 2013 @ 05:38 PM

Evelyn Marie Gilmer

DURHAM — Mrs. Evelyn Marie Gilmer, 84, of 2906 Sprucewood Dr., died Monday, August 12, 2013 at her residence.
Her service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, August 17, 2013 at St. Joseph's A.M.E. Church, 2521 Fayetteville St. Interment will follow in Beechwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m., one hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Gilmer is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Gilmer; two sons, Elliot M. Gilmer and William A Gilmer Jr. (Sharon); son in law, Anthony Ford; and six sisters, Dorothy Reynolds, Martha Gibson, Iola Jenkins, Elizabeth Manley, Annie Manley and Edna Jones.
Arrangements by Burthey Service.

Robert William Garner III

March 5, 1948 - August 12, 2013
ROUGEMONT — Visitation at the home, 7519 New Sharon Church Rd., Rougemont NC 27572.
- The really efficient carpenter will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure. - Emerson

Bettie Sue Lloyd Rosemond
HILLSBOROUGH — Bettie Sue Lloyd Rosemond, 88, died peacefully with her family by her side Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Duke Hospice in Durham.
Bettie Sue Rosemond touched many young lives in the community as Cameron Park Elementary’s School Librarian/Media Specialist. She retired from teaching in 1985 after many years of service in the Orange County School System.
Mrs. Rosemond, daughter of Andrew and Julia Lloyd, grew up in Efland, NC on the family farm. She graduated from Efland High School and attended UNC-G and Elon University where she received a degree in Home Economics, and her librarian’s certification at UNC–CH. She resided in Hillsborough her entire adult life.  
Mrs. Rosemond is survived by sons, Steve Rosemond and Joe Rosemond Jr. of Hillsborough, Neil Rosemond of Durham; daughter, Julie Rosemond Wilson of Glenwood Springs, CO; grandchildren, Katelyn Rosemond Glassman, Charlie Rosemond, Haley Rosemond, Sarah Beth Rosemond, Tiffany Rosemond Lambis, Adam Rosemond, Henry Rosemond, Julia Rosemond, Cameron Wilson and Jackson Wilson; great grandson, Christian Lambis; Daughters-in-law, Carol Rosemond, Linda Rosemond, Frieda Rosemond and Jane Rosemond; sisters, Maria Davis of Rockingham, NC, Priscilla Long of Hillsborough; brothers, Ben Lloyd and Troy Lloyd of Efland. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph F. Rosemond Sr.; son, M. Keith Rosemond; sister, Mabel Gordon; and brother, Everett Lloyd.
Her service will be held at Efland Methodist Church at 2 p.m., Sunday, August 18, 2013. Her family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service.
Arrangements by Walkers Funeral Home of Hillsborough.

Rhonda Rigsbee Blalock Worley
CHAPEL HILL — Mrs. Rhonda Rigsbee Blalock Worley, 59, of 9009 Orange Grove Road, died on Thursday, August 15, 2013.
Mrs. Worley was born in Durham to Calvin Rigsbee and the late Ruth Duke Rigsbee. She was employed as a store manager with Mr. Tire. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tonya; and a granddaughter, Haley. She enjoyed horseback riding, dancing and was an avid Carolina fan.
She is survived by her husband, Ricky Worley; her father, Calvin Rigsbee of Villa Rica, Ga.; stepson, Chris Worley of Mebane; step-daughter, Tracy Worley Gould of Chapel Hill; sister, Jan Markham of Durham; four grandchildren, Kameron Bryant, Ashley Gould, Justin Worley, Colton Worley; and two nieces.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Hudson Funeral Chapel followed by a graveside service at 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens of Hwy 86. Rev. Hugh O’Shields will officiate.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home and other times at the home of Ricky Worley, 9009 Orange Grove Road in Chapel Hill.
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