September 24, 2013

Sep. 23, 2013 @ 06:25 PM

Terry Chronaki

DURHAM - Terry Chronaki, age 79, died peacefully Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Croasdaile Pavilion. A Durham native, Terry was born to the late George Nicholas and Despena Z. Chronaki on September 8, 1934. 
Terry is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 39 years, Cadee D. Chronaki of Chapel Hill, NC; and his sisters, Bessie Chronaki and Irene Chronaki, both of Chapel Hill; and sister-in-law, Deedee M.R. David of Orlando, FL. He was preceded in death by his sister, Julia Chronaki.
Friends may visit Wednesday, September 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Those wishing to make contributions may direct them to St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund, 8306 NC Highway 751, Durham, NC  27713, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements for the Chronaki family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.

Tyreic Ely'Ja Hemphill
DURHAM — Tyreic Ely'Ja Hemphill, 16, departed his life on September 20, 2013.
He is survived by his mother, Doreen Hemphill; father, Tony Hemphill; one sister; two grandmothers; a host of special aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
The service will be held at Pilgrim Baptist on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 5 p.m., with a viewing from 3 to 5 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.

Dorothy (Dot) Marshall
DURHAM — Dorothy (Dot) Marshall, born on April 18, 1958 departed this life on September 16, 2013. She leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Santonio Marshall (Lakesha) and Khristopher Marshall; two sisters, Patricia Hubbard (Thomas) and Shearl Marshall; one brother, James Shaw; four grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
The family will receive visitors the days prior to the funeral service at 2 Kimbrough Ct. Durham, NC 27703. Her service will be held at 1 p.m. on September 26, 2013 at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home with the viewing from 12 to 1 p.m.

Cathy Lynette Tate
DURHAM — Funeral Service for Ms. Cathy Lynette Tate (58) of Durham NC will be conducted today at 1 p.m. from the Antioch Baptist Church and the interment will follow in the New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will meet with their friends one hour before the services.
Survivors are one son, Mr. Jamarious Tate; two daugthers, Ms. Kenita Stubbs, Ms. Jacqulyn Tate; one brother, Mr. Victor Tate (Sandra); one sister, Ms. Sharon Tate; her mother, Mrs. Celestine Tate McIver; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Final Care and arrangements are entrusted to: Hanes Funeral Service.

Elizabeth Anne Hutchins Young
DURHAM — Elizabeth Anne Hutchins Young, daughter of Reverend Wilbur and Nancy Hutchins, died peacefully early Monday, September 23, 2013 at Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham, NC after a long illness.
Anne grew up in Sanford, NC where she attended First Baptist Church and graduated from Sanford Central High School. After high school she graduated from Meredith College with a degree in sociology and then worked for the Durham Department of Social Services.
Surviving Anne is her loving and devoted husband of 53 years, Dr. N. William Young Jr. of Durham; her son, Jeff Young and wife, Melinda of Durham, son, Tim Young and wife, Kelly of Nacogdoches, TX, son Chris and fiancé, Christian Lillis of Brooklyn, NY; and her grandchildren, Stephen, Will, Wesley, Conner and Carolyn. She is also survived by her mother, Nancy Hutchins Dossenbach of Durham; her sister, Sarah Chandler of Durham; niece, Amy Barger and husband, Geoff; and great niece, Solan; and great nephew, Henry.
Anne was preceded in death by her father, Reverend Wilbur Hutchins; her brother, Steven Hutchins; and her brother-in-law, Dr. Art Chandler.
A stalwart supporter of children’s rights, Anne volunteered with Durham’s Guardian Ad Litem program, receiving the North Carolina Governor’s Citation for 10 plus years of loyal service. Anne was an avid gardener and active in the Town and Country Garden Club; voracious reader, member of Folio Book Club and Ladies of the Parlor; and enthusiastic fundraiser with the Junior League of Durham. She was also a longstanding member of Hope Valley Country Club.
Anne was an energetic cook and baker whose creative recipes were published in The Junior League of Durham “Even More Special” cookbook. Anne’s Giant Oatmeal Spice Cookie recipe was featured in Southern Living magazine.
A faithful member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Anne was a longtime member of the Doorways Women’s Bible Study while also serving as a Wedding Director and a Stephen Minister.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 25th, 6 to 8 p.m. at Howerton Bryan Funeral Home, 1005 W. Main Street, Durham, NC.                                                                   
Memorial service will held on Thursday, September 26th, 2 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10305 or Westminster Presbyterian Church.
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Irvin Lee Parker

MEBANE — Irvin Lee Parker, 66, of 703 E. Ashland Dr., Mebane, died Sunday, September 22, 2013 at his residence. Born in Durham County, Mr. Parker was the son of the late Charlie Vivian and Bessie Evelyn Hawkins Parker. Mr. Parker retired from BASF and also was a farmer. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Parker and Wilbur Parker.
Mr. Parker is survived by his wife, Laverriel Roberts Parker; one son, Tom Parker and wife, Debra, of Cedar Grove; one brother, Ronald Gene Parker, of Hurdle Mills; two sisters, Dorothy Roberts and Ruth Robinson, both of Hurdle Mills; one grandchild, Samantha Parker.
Graveside services will be held 4 p.m. today, September 24, 2013, at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church by the Elder Travis Jackson. The family will receive friends following the serivce in the church fellowship hall.
Pallbearers will be Michael Roberts, Billy Roberts, Chris Parker, Rick Robinson, Charles Hall, and Dave Finnegan.
Memorials may be made to Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, 7215 Walnut Grove Church Rd., Hurdle Mills, NC, 27541.
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Darryl Bryant Morris

TIMBERLAKE — Mr. Darryl Bryant Morris, 78, of Timberlake died on Monday, September 23, 2013. He was the son of the late Fred Morris and Sudie Weatherly Morris. He served in the National Guard. Mr. Morris was owner and manager of Darryl Morris Rentals and a member of Faith Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Virginia Allen Morris; two sons, Marty Morris of Durham; and Bryant Morris of Timberlake; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church with Dr. Roger Wall officiating.
The family will receive friends today from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home. Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made to: Faith Baptist Church, 3321 Cheek Road, Durham, NC 27704. Online condolences can be made at

Minnie Marjorie Harris Coulter

LITTLETON, NC — Minnie Marjorie Harris Coulter died peacefully at her home on Monday, September 23, 2013. Margie was born February 10, 1930 in Littleton, North Carolina. In 1953 Margie married the love of her life Rufus G. Coulter of Maiden, NC.
She was a member of Lakeside Lutheran Church and the Women’s Circle. Margie graduated from Littleton High School in 1949 and Rex School of Nursing in 1952. Nursing was her calling as she cared and comforted many in their time of need. Margie had a competitive spirit as shown through accomplishments in high school and college athletics. She amazed others with her strength and stamina throughout her life. Spending time with family, gardening and reading books were among Margie’s favorite past-times.
Margie is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 60 years, Rufus Guy Coulter; and by sons: Ron Coulter and wife, Beth, Dan Coulter and wife, Linda, of Durham; Mark Coulter and wife, Kathy of Chapel Hill; David Coulter and wife, Karen of Timberlake; John Coulter and wife, Tammy of Kernersville; and daughter: Karen Sherman and husband, Stan of Wilmington; 14 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; her siblings: Mamie H. Willoughby, Willie H. Stoudt, Dorothy H. Ford, Robert T. Harris and his wife, Linda, of Littleton, Maude H. Miner of McLean, VA, Virginia H. Mohorn of Greensboro, NC and Erma H. Champion and her husband, John of Rolesville, NC; numerous nieces and nephews.
Marjorie Coulter was the daughter of the late Frank J. Harris and Owen P. Harris. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Ann H. Barrigan, Bertha H. Warstler; and her brothers, Herbert C. Harris and Harvey F. Harris.
The family will receive friends and family on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lakeside Lutheran Church.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Lakeside Lutheran Church, 2427 Eaton Ferry Road, Littleton, NC 27850 with the Reverend Russell Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lakeside Lutheran Church Building Fund or the charity of your choice.