September 21, 2013
DURHAM - Beatrice Gilliam, 87, departed this life on September 20, 2013. She leaves behind two daughters, one son, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, 1 p.m., at St. Titus Episcopal Church, 400 Moline Street, Durham, NC.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Elijah Bernard Graham
DURHAM — Funeral service for Elijah Bernard Graham will be held today at 12 Noon at Fisher Funeral Parlor. Family visitation is from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.
He was a 1965 graduate of Hillside High School and attended North Carolina Central University. He was a Vietnam Veteran, having served with the United States Marine Corp.
Survivors include: wife, Glenda Phillips Graham; mother, Dorothy M. Graham; sister, Delores G. Pippen; special nephew, Mark Pippen; special life long friends, Thomas and Rosa Wilkins.
Arrangements by Fisher Funeral Parlor.
Velma Inez Gregory Jones
DURHAM — The Celebration of Life services of Mother Velma Inez Gregory Jones, age 96, will be held today, September 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Bell-Yeager Free Will Baptist Church, 128 East Cornwallis Road, Durham, North Carolina. Interment, Markham Memorial Gardens. The body will lie in repose at the church beginning at 1 p.m. today.
Mother Jones is survived by her daughter, Sandra F. Thompson (Paul), Durham, North Carolina; son, Reverend Vernon L. Jones of Atlanta, Georgia; a granddaughter she reared, Erica A. Jones; a great grandson she nurtured, Kameron D. Johnson, both of Durham, North Carolina; and a host of relatives and friends.
Professional services entrusted to Scarborough and Hargett Funeral Home, Inc.
Vivian A. McEachern
DURHAM - Vivian A. McEachern, of 221 Common Blvd., Apt. 309, went to be with her heavenly father on September 17, 2013. Her service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013 at Oak Grove FWB Church, 801 Colfax St. The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 12-1 p.m., one hour prior to the service.
Ms. McEachern is survived by her two children, Robert Lewis McEachern and Michelle McEachern; a sister, Nellie White; and two brothers, Frederick D. McEachern and James M. McEachern.
Arrangements by Burthey Funeral Service.
Arnold Joseph Solomon
CHAPEL HILL — Arnold Joseph Solomon, 64, of Durham, NC, departed this life at his home on Monday, September 16, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, September 23, 2013 at St. Paul AME Church, 101 N. Merritt Mill Rd, Chapel Hill, NC. The viewing will be held at 10:30 a.m. prior to service. All correspondence may be directed to Jones Funeral Home at 112 S. Graham St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919) 967-3288.
Funeral arrangements by Jones Funeral Home.