August 31, 2013
Robert Linwood "Lenny" Rogers
DURHAM — Robert Linwood "Lenny" Rogers, born October 13, 1944, passed August 27,2013, Tuesday at his home, 109-A Liberty St.
Funeral services will be today, August 31, 2013 beginning at 12 p.m. at the Mt. Zoar Missionary Baptist Church, 2400 Cheek Rd. Visitation will be at 11 a.m.
"Lenny" leaves to cherish his memories, three sons; three brothers; 10 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and a special friend. Interment will be held in the Beechwood Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to the Scarborough & Hargett Memorial Chapel and Gardens.
Lucy Driver Wiggins
DURHAM — Mrs. Lucy Driver Wiggins, 77, of Durham, died on Friday, August 30, 2013.
Mrs. Wiggins was a native and lifelong resident of Durham, the daughter of the late Zollie Driver and Minnie Powell Driver. She was raised by her Aunt Pattie and Uncle Otha Denton. She retired from the Durham Gas House. She was a member of Horton Road Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Wiggins.
She is survived by her daughter, Margie Hagg Blalock (Johnnie) of Creedmoor; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Hudson Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Harry Brown. Burial will be in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home and other times at the home of Margie Blalock, 1620 Saratoga Street in Creedmoor. Online condolences may be made at www.hudsonfuneralhome.com.
John E. Wright
HILLSBOROUGH — John E Wright, 95 of Hillsborough, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham, N.C. He was born December 18, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pa.
The funeral will be conducted Saturday 1:30 p.m. in Mt. Bright Baptist Church with family visitation 1 p.m., one half hour before the service.
His survivors are, a special friend and companion, Lavorne Pratt-Walker; a daughter in Law, Carolyn Thornton Peele Walker; two granddaughters, Kathryn Alicia Peele, La Tia Corenthia Peele; and a great-grandson, William Montreal Peele Lemons; a nephew, Dr. Fitzharold Cathcart; and three nieces, Debra, Maria and Narvia; two aunts, Mrs. Ruth Hilliard and Mrs. Frances Wright; cousin, William Clarence Robinson; and many other family and friends with wonderful memories of a life well lived.
Interment will be in Hillsborough Town Cemetery, Hillsborough, NC.
Arrangements with Chavis-Parker Funeral Home, Hillsborough, NC.