Obituaries, Nov. 17, 2013

Nov. 16, 2013 @ 08:00 PM


Maureen Nolan Daughtry
DURHAM - Maureen Nolan Daughtry, age 90, died November 12, 2013 in her Durham home. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 20, from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Friends may visit Tuesday evening from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham.

Thomas A. Stokes, Jr.
DURHAM - Dr. Thomas A. Stokes, Jr. passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital. He was 87.
Tommy was born and raised in Durham, graduating from Durham High School in 1944. He served his country during World War II in the Philippines with the US Army Air Force. Upon his honorable discharge, he attended UNC-Chapel Hill where he met the love of his life, Peggie. After UNC, Tommy attended Duke University School of Medicine. He interned at the Medical College of South Carolina (now MUSC), and completed his residency in OB-GYN at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Lying In Free Hospital for Women in Boston, MA. He was an Assistant Attending Physician for Duke OB-GYN Dept. Dr. Stokes's professional career lasted 35 years at Watts Hospital, Durham Regional and in his private practice.
Dr. Stokes was a member of the Duke family. He was an avid golfer, stamp collector, enjoyed duck and goose hunting, and playing bluegrass music on his mandolin. He was a member of Hope Valley Country Club, past member of the Durham Kiwanis Club, and Westminster Presbyterian Church. Professionally, Dr. Stokes was a member of the American Medical Association, the American College OB/GYN, the NC Medical Society, the NC OB/GYN Society, the Piedmont OB/GYN Society, and the Durham-Orange County Medical Society.
Tommy loved people wherever he met them. He was a loving and well-respected physician, friend, husband, grandfather and father. He loved Durham, the Tarheels, his patients, but mostly his family, especially his grandchildren.
Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Peggie Sapp Stokes.
He is survived by 3 children, Lynda Stokes Davis (Dean), of Spartanburg, SC, Kimberly Stokes Craig (Joel) of Durham, NC and Thomas A. Stokes, III, of Chatham County, NC; 7 grandchildren, Dean Davis, Thomas Davis, Lauren Craig McCloy (Kellar), Jack Craig, Davis Craig, Anna Stokes, and Thomas Stokes, IV.; his brother, William A. Stokes, of Orleans, MA; and brother-in-law Dr. Baxter Sapp, Jr. (Elsie).
A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Officiating will be Rev. Chris Tuttle and Rev. Betty Berghaus. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors on Sunday afternoon, from 4-6 pm at the Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home in Durham. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707, or the Durham Rescue Mission, 507 E. Knox St. Durham, NC 27701.
The Stokes family is under the care of Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home. Online condolences may be submitted to, select obituaries.

Manly Francis Michaux, Sr.
DURHAM - Mr. Manly Francis Michaux, Sr., 94, passed Friday, November 8, 2013 at the VA Hospital. He attended North Carolina College for Negroes (now NCCU) and obtained a degree in Business Administration. After graduating, he joined the US Army Air Corps where he obtained the rank of Sergeant.
He is survived by his children, GurniaMichaux Griffin, Manly Francis Michaux, Jr., Barry Michaux, and many nieces and nephews including H.M. (Mickey) Michaux and Eric C. Michaux. He was predeceased by his wife, Eddye Dora Leathers Michaux.
Funeral services are Tuesday, November 19, 2013, St. Joseph AME Church, 2531 Fayetteville St. at 12 noon, with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Scarborough and Hargett, Memorial Chapel and Gardens, 923-B Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC.

James B. Mosley
DURHAM — Mr. James B. Mosley, 82, peacefully passed away at his home in Durham Friday. He is preceded in death by his parents Glenn Mosley and Lottie Willard Mosley. He was also preceded in death by a son, Glenn Davidson; two grandchildren, Jamie Mosley and Shannon Haithcock; two sisters, Faye McWaters and Doris Alcon; and a daughter-in-law, Rita W. Davidson.
James served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He later worked at Burlington Industries as a machinist and then as a security guard at Duke Medical Center.
He is survived by his four daughters, Glenda Nichols (Fred), Mary Gordon (Charles), Cathy Johnson (Randy), and Barbara Bryant (Glenn); five sons, Jerry Mosley, Cliff Davidson, James Mosley (Patricia), Roger Mosley (Donna), and Bobby Mosley; two sisters, Mary McCoy (Ray “Rabbit”) and Carol-Dean Keisler (Bobby); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a large extended family.
A Funeral Service will be held 1pm on Tuesday, November 19 at Clements Funeral Home in Durham with Rev. Virgil Nolen officiating. Burial will follow at Brier Creek Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8pm at Clements Funeral Home.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

William “Bill” Hunter Caldwell, Jr.
CHAPEL HILL — William “Bill” Hunter Caldwell, Jr., 75, passed away Monday, November 11, 2013. He is survived by his daughter, Lee Anne Davis and family of San Diego, CA, his sister, Susan Wilkie of Reidsville, NC, his brother, Bob Caldwell and wife, Sharon of Boone, NC, and two nephews and their families.
A private memorial service will be held Sunday, November 17, 2013 in Bessemer City, NC.  Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home of Reidsville, NC.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Red Cross Typhoon Appeal: or the First Presbyterian Church of Gastonia, NC:

W.L. “Bill” Hunt, Jr.
HILLSBOROUGH - W.L. “Bill” Hunt, Jr. 81, of Hillsborough died Friday, November 15, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital. A native of Durham, he was the son of the late Wilmer L. Hunt, Sr. and Nellie Long Hunt.
Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Danal Hunt.
Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Myrtle Glenn Hunt, his sons, David Hunt of Hillsborough; Mike Hunt and wife, Julie of Durham; his sisters, Geraldine Bumpass of Durham; Peggy Tilley of Goldsboro; his grandchildren, Andrew Hunt, Kristin Hunt, Mallory Woody and his great-grandson, Cameron Hunt.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00am Tuesday at Mt. Lebanon Primitive Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may visit from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Monday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Mt. Lebanon Primitive Baptist Church c/o Myrtle Hunt, 1601 Riverside Dr., Hillsborough, NC 27278.

Evelyn Murphy McNeill Sims
CHAPEL HILL - Evelyn Murphy McNeill Sims died November 2, 2013 at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill thirty-six days before her 104th birthday.
A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, at the Assembly Hall at Carol Woods Retirement Center, 750 Weaver Dairy Rd. in Chapel Hill. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. December 7 at Oak Hill Memorial Park in Kingsport, TN.
Arrangements for the Sims family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham, NC.

Edna Inez Cole Waters
CHAPEL HILL - Edna Inez Cole Waters, age 92, passed away Friday morning at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late William Harvey “W.H.” and Annie Inez Chesnutt Cole and the wife of the late Robert Wilton Waters, Sr.
She attended St. Mary's School, was a graduate of Goldsboro High School, a graduate of Pineland Junior College, and the Internal Accounting School of Chicago, Ill. She was active in her parents' business, W.H. Cole Grocery. She was employed by Carolina Tractors, Inc. for 20 years. Mrs. Waters retired from the State of North Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation as an accountant.
She was a member of Brogden United Methodist Church in Dudley and later attended New Hope Church in Chapel Hill.
During her retirement years, she and her husband traveled extensively with their RV. She visited all 50 states and abroad. After moving to Chapel Hill to live with her daughter, she enjoyed attending the Seymour Center, meeting new people, and being “Mema” to many.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2 until 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
She is survived by her son, Robert “Bobby” Waters, and his wife, Cindy of Charlotte; her daughter, Janice Inez Waters Tyler, and her husband, Richard of Chapel Hill; and four grandchildren, Tiffany Waters Bolick and her husband Trevin, Richard “Trey” Tyler, III, Amy Alabaster, and Justin Alabaster.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Cole Smith.
In addition to flowers, memorials may be sent to the Friends of Robert and Pearl Seymour (Senior) Center, 2551 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. of Goldsboro is serving the Waters Family and online condolences may be sent through