November 12, 2013
Lucille Harris Cates
Jacqueline Ann Johnson (Jackie) Hancock , 67, of Durham, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2013.
David Kent Jackson
David Kent Jackson, 67, of Durham passed away unexpectedly on October 28, 2013 at his residence. David was born June 23, 1946 in Kalamazoo, Michigan to John R. Jackson and Jean E. Jackson. Growing up in Kalamazoo, he graduated from Loy Norrix High School in 1964. He then went on to graduate from Kalamazoo College, and The Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, Calif. receiving his MA in Divinity. He entered Duke University pursuing his PHD in the Sociology of Religion before becoming an employee of Duke University where he worked for 26 years, retiring in 2010 as an IT Coordinator.
David was a sports enthusiast and a true student of the game of baseball, writing several published articles relating to the subject. His other loves included music and animals.
He is survived by a son, Joseph B. Jackson of Durham, NC, a sister, Kathleen Feezor and husband Charles of Davidson, NC, a niece, Nikole Kennerly, her husband, Timothy and their three children, Karoline, Krista and Jackson of Lexington, NC and several aunts, an uncle and cousins. He will be missed by all.
David's family wishes to express thanks to his "Durham family" of friends and colleagues who are honoring is memory Tuesday, November 12 with a celebration of his life at Devines in Durham. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Betty Sue Stutts Coleman
Mrs. Betty Sue Stutts Coleman passed away peacefully Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Hock Family Pavilion. She was a native of Orange County and attended the Orange County schools. She retired from Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company. Mrs. Coleman was the widow of the late Frank Coleman.
Surviving are two daughters: Lisa Coleman Brame, Florida, and Regina C. Jones (Johnny), Hillsborough; her brother, Larry Stutts, Durham; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Omie and Frank Stutts, husband Frank, and her daughter, Vickie C. Woods.
Funeral services will be held 2 PM Wednesday in Walker’s Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Hillsborough Town Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:30 PM-1:45 PM Wednesday in the funeral home.
Lois Louise Pettiford
Lois Louise Pettiford, 73 of Hurdle Mills, NC, daughter of the late Doc Ragland and Onie Jones Ragland died on Monday, November 11, 2013, at Home.
The funeral will be conducted 1:00 PM Thursday in Union Grove Baptist Church with family visitation one hour before the funeral. Interment will be in Union Grove Church Cemetery.
Surviving are son, Tracy Pettiford of Greenville,SC., sisters, Catherine Ragland and Hazel Moore (Willie) of Hurdle Mills, NC; and 2 grand children.
Public viewing Wednesday 10:00 AM in Chavis-Parker Funeral Home