October 19, 2013
DURHAM — Mr. Courtland Brown, 73, of 207 W. Weaver St., died Monday, October 14, 2013.
His service will be held Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12 noon, with the family receiving friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at First Calvary Baptist Church, 1311 Morehead Ave., Pastor Fredrick A. Davis, officiating. Interment will follow in Glennview Memorial Park.
Courtland is survived by his devoted companion, Bernice Snipes; daughters, Awanya Caesar and Jacqueline Lowry; one son, James B. Lowry; sisters, Mary Brown Kelly, Priscilla Brown, Patricia Garner Ward and Wilhelmenia Taylor Ligon. There is a public viewing at Burthey Chapel on Sunday from 1:30 to 7 p.m.
Arrangements by Burthey Service.
Gadis Allen Rogers
TIMBERLAKE — Gadis Allen Rogers, 89, of 490 Holeman-Ashley Rd., Timberlake, died Friday, October 18, 2013. Born in Person County, Mr. Rogers was the son of the late Clyde Allen and Gracie Blalock Rogers and husband of the late Janet Bernice Gruver Rogers. Mr. Rogers served in the US Navy with the Sea Bees and retired from Eaton. He was a member of Berry's Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by two brothers, Judson Rogers and Berlie Rogers.
Mr. Rogers is survived by two sons, Gary Rogers and wife, Mary, of Apex and Ronnie Blaine Rogers and wife, Dawn, of Graham; one daughter, Bonnie Berry and husband, Bill, of Timberlake; one brother, Howard Rogers and wife, Ercelle, of Timberlake; two sisters, Inez Phelps of Roxboro and Velma Woody and husband, Jack, of Timberlake; nine grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Berry's Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. Craig Willingham. Burial with military rites will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:30-8 p.m., Saturday at the Brooks & White Funeral Home and at other times at the home of his daughter, Bonnie, 9623 NC 157W, Timberlake.
Flowers are acceptable, or memorials may be made to Berry's Grove Baptist Church, 9628 Berry Rd., Timberlake, NC 27583.
Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.