January 31, 2013
Albert L. Broadie
DURHAM - Albert L. Broadie (Broadie) departed his life on January 26, 2013. He is survived by his loving soul-mate of 38 years, Christine Parker; six sons; two daughters; 23 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers; and three sisters.
The services will be Saturday at Faith Gospel Tabernacle United Holy Church, 663 Troy St, Durham, at 2 p.m. and visitation at 1 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Kenneth Ray Lyon Sr.
DURHAM — Kenneth Ray Lyon Sr., son of the late Burnice and Joyce Roberts Lyon, was born June 4, 1954 and departed this life on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the VA hospital.
He was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Ray Lyon Jr. He leaves to cherish his memory wife, Avis; daughters, Courtney and Madrika; and son, Jonathan.
Services will be held at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. and viewing at 10 a.m.
Mother Ethel “Tutta” Grafton Shannon
DURHAM — Mother Ethel “Tutta” Grafton Shannon, 100, died Friday, January 25, 2013 at Hock Family Pavilion. She was born on June 11, 1912 in Chester, SC, the daughter of late Jim and Eliza Grafton.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories, a daughter, Lizzie Shannon Kee; grandsons, Preston Kee Sr. (Judy), Roland Cardwell (Barbara), Alphonza Kee Sr. (Dorothy), Walter W. Kee, Pastor John P. Kee Jr. (Felice); granddaughters, Georgetta K. Parker, Alora K. Gladney, Johnnie M. Smith (Alfred), Audrey K. Wilson (Grover), Beverly Kee and Dorethea K. Vereen (Danny); great grandchildren; great great grandchildren; great great great grandchildren.
Mother Shannon joined Union Baptist Church in 1928. Her deep abiding Christian faith is humbly shared in the congregations of Mount Calvary United Church of Christ, Union Baptist Church, Morehead Avenue Baptist Church, First Calvary Baptist Church and New Life Fellowship Center in Charlotte.
Mrs. Shannon was employed by American Tobacco Company for 25 ½ years; Dr. Kenneth Pye, former Chancellor, Duke University (companion to his mother) for 15 years and the Dr. Malvern Liberman Family for 25 years. She had the foresight to purchase land and homes numerous times and always knew the value of ownership. She believed in doing business well and all things in order.
She loved music and supported the professional careers of her daughter. She supported the musical careers of her grandsons, Wayne and Alphonza. She sang and prayed on numerous Victory in Praise (VIP) Convention recordings while supporting her grandson, Pastor John P. Kee. She supported the NCCU Touring Choir over many years. She attended performances in Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and other auspicious venues with her grandson-in-law, Grover Wilson. Though she received numerous awards and commendations to include Ethel G. Shannon Parkway in Charlotte and a Congressional Award from the Honorable Mel Watt during the 2009 Inaugural Ceremonies at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, she is quoted as saying, “Nothing is more important than living a life of service to God, my family and mankind: praying, praising God and taking the time to help somebody.
A Service of Remembrance will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013 at New Life Fellowship Center, 1337 Samuel St., Charlotte. A final Service of Remembrance will be held at noon Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Union Baptist Church, 904 N. Roxboro St. Viewing will begin at 10 a.m., prior to the service.
Public viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at Fisher Funeral Parlor.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Mt. Calvary United Church of Christ Sunday School, 1715 Athens St., Durham 27707.
DeLoris McQuaig Taylor
Durham – DeLoris McQuaig Taylor, 66 departed this life on January 28, 2013.
She leaves behind her dear husband, Edward Taylor; two stepdaughters, three grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters and three brothers.
A viewing will be held at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, 2608 Apex Highway, on Saturday, February 2 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. with the funeral services starting at 1 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Erma Jane Glenn Vaughan
DURHAM — The Heavens opened wide to greet a new angel, Mrs. Erma Jane Glenn Vaughan, 78 years old, on January 29, 2013, following declining health over the past few years.
Jane was born and raised in Durham in the Oak Grove Community and graduated from Oak Grove School. She was a faithful member of Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church for her entire life, where she was a member of the Genesis Sunday School Class and the Faith Wanda Circle. She was also a member of the Eastern Star, the Triangle Shrine Club Shrinettes, and the Oak Grove Ruritan Club. She worked for many years as a receptionist for the family business, Vaughan Electric Company.
Jane is survived by her devoted husband of 60 years, Sam Vaughan Jr.; and her children, daughter, Vickie Davis, and husband, Jerry; son, Sam III (Chip), and wife, Gloria of Durham, Kayla Perry and husband, Richard (Rich), of Raleigh. She is also survived by six loving grandchildren, Jared and Jenna Davis, Sam IV (Chad) and Lauren Vaughan, and Vaughan and Kaylee Perry. In addition, she is survived by two brothers, Bernie and Donald Glenn. She is the daughter of the late Bramham Glenn and Mollie King Glenn.
A special thank you to her loving caretaker, Barbara Taylor, and her very special friend, Tony Cannady, for their devotion and love through the years.
A funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at Fletcher’s Chapel United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jack Ruth, the Rev. Darren Hickerson and the Rev. Ray Gooch will officiate. Burial will be in Fletcher’s Chapel UMC Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jared Vaughan Davis, Sam Vaughan IV (Chad), Vaughan Perry, Jerry Davis, Rich Perry, John Vaughan, Tom McFarland, Doug Harward and Honorable Archie Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Genesis Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home this evening and other times at the home, 3209 Medford Road, Durham.
Donations may be sent to Fletcher’s Chapel UMC at 1919 Fletcher’s Chapel Rd., Durham, NC 27703, where a fund will be established in her memory.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation and gratitude for the many acts of kindnesses and friendship shared with “Janie” during her declining health. She treasured each call, visit and card (and kept them all). Online condolences can be made at www.hudsonfuneralhome.com
Graham Tingley Moore
OXFORD — Graham Tingley Moore, age 88, of Oxford, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at home with his family. Born on January 23, 1925 in Roxboro, he was the son of the late George Ervin Moore and Nell Tingley Moore. He moved to Oxford in 1937 when his father started Save A Penny Grocery on College St., which was operative until 1966.
Mr. Moore graduated from Oxford High School and joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. He attended numerous colleges as part of his aviation training and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1944. He was later part of a fighter squadron bound for Japan in the summer of 1945. He remained in the Naval Reserves, stationed in Norfolk, Virginia until 1952.
Mr. Moore was a successful business owner and investor, having founded, owned and operated Hancock Bonded Warehouses in Butner from 1956 until 2000. A long-time member of Oxford United Methodist Church, he was past Chairman of the Trustees, usher, and Sunday School teacher. He served on Oxford Board of Adjustments for over 40 years, was past President of the Jaycees, Boy Scout Leader and Occoneechee Council Man of the Year, and a member of American Legion Post #90.
He married Lucy Landis Hancock on June 17, 1948 in the garden of her parent’s Oxford home and they remain married for 64 years. He is survived by Lucy and their children, Lucy Landis Moore, Graham Tingley Moore Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth Blalock Moore, of Fayetteville, Frank Ervin Moore and his wife, Sharon Moore, of Raleigh, Richard Hancock Moore and his wife, Noel Moore, of Kittrell; and six grandchildren, Daniel Ervin Moore, Katherine Landis Moore, Graham Tingley Moore III, William Holdsworth Moore, Charles Hancock Moore, and Mary Eleanor Moore.
Mr. Moore is also survived by his sister, Hattie Moore Garrison, of Richmond, Virginia. His brothers, George and Henry are deceased.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Oxford United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the church before the service beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Oxford United Methodist Church or a charity of your choice.
The Moore family is being assisted by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.
Nellye Roberts Tunstall
STEM - Mrs. Nellye Roberts Tunstall, age 98, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Ulysses M. and Lucy Fowler Roberts and the widow of the late Joe Beasley Tunstall. Mrs. Tunstall was born on December 14, 1914 in Knapp-of-Reeds, N.C. She was a member of Butner Presbyterian Church where she served as organist and choir direct for eight years. Mrs. Tunstall had a class of piano students for thirteen years in Butner and Stem area. She also served as organist for various other churches including Stem United Methodist, Bullocks Methodist, Roberts Chapel, and United Methodist at Laurinburg for fifty years. For eight years, she was a nurse companion to a muscular dystrophy patient in Butner.
Funeral services will be on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Chapel. Burial will follow in Community Memorial Gardens in Stem.
Surviving is a brother, Hazel Graham “Red” Roberts of Raleigh, and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Granville County SPCA, 5650 Cornwall Road, Oxford 27565 or a charity of one’s choice.
The Tunstall family is being assisted by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.
Hilda Mae Turner Young
WAKE FOREST — Hilda Mae Turner Young (Mrs. Frank E. Young Jr.) passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 at her home in Wake Forest.
She was born May 23, 1927 in Granville County, the daughter of the late William Alman Turner Jr. and Dovie Morado Hunt Turner. Mrs. Young was a graduate of Wilton High School and Mrs. Fuller’s Secretarial School in Oxford. She married the love of her life, Frank E. Young Jr. in 1951 in Oxford and retired from Carolina Power and Light after many years of service.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:30 p.m., Saturday, February 2, 2013 in Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford. A private committal service will be held in Meadowview Memorial Park where she will be buried next to her husband, Frank E. Young Jr.
Surviving are her sister, Alice Turner Scurlock; two brothers, Billy Turner Sr. and Jack Turner, all of Creedmoor; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; and a sister, Katherine Turner Ross.
Visitation will be held 2 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the funeral service Saturday, February 2, 2013 in the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
Online condolences may be submitted to www.eakesfuneralhome. Select obits.
Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Young family.
Margaret E. (Foster) Jones
GREENSBORO — Margaret (daughter of the late Roy and Margaret Foster of Durham) passed on Friday, January 25, 2013 in Greensboro. Those she leaves behind are daughters – Gayle Taliaferro of Durham, Michelle Jones-Keeter and Janine Jones of Greensboro; and her son, Elder KeVin Jones of Kansas City, MO. Also, her siblings: Roy Foster Jr., of Durham, Deria Foster-Moore and Gayle F. Magellan of Greensboro. Additionally she leaves behind a host of grandchildren, great-grandchild, and relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 Horse Pen Creek Road, Greensboro. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro – 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro NC 27405.
Perolia Liles "Colia"
NEW YORK - Funeral services for Mrs. Perolia Liles "Colia" will be Friday, Feb 1 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 2420 S. Roxboro Street at 1 p.m. Family visitation from 12 noon until 1 p.m.
Survivors include: daughter, Gwendolyn L. Wright, sons, Daniel Liles, William Liles, Charles Liles, Marvin Liles; sisters, Annie Ruth Pontoon, Mattie Liles, Hattie Breeden, Margie Coffin; brothers, Vance Liles, Charlie Liles; several other relatives.
Arrangements by Fisher Funeral Parlor.