October 15, 2013
Maxie Lee Bailey
DURHAM — Maxie Lee Bailey, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, NC.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Asgill Bailey; daughters, Linda C. Germany of Hemet, CA., Sheryl L. Bailey, Denise J. Bailey of Durham, NC; granddaughters, Kamili and Chelsea Germany of Hemet, CA; brother, Rojene Bailey; and nephew, Terrence Bailey, both of Atlanta, GA.
Services will be held October 16, 2013, 11 a.m. at Higher Call Christian Church, 6638 Old Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27616. Family Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to service.
Nathaniel Ray Jones "Tank"
DURHAM — Mr. Nathaniel Ray Jones "Tank", 73, departed his life Oct 12, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Peggy; two daughters; three sons; six sisters; five brothers; host of grandchildren; and great grands.
Memorial service will be First Calvary Baptist Church on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 12 noon, visitation at 11:30 a.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Phyllis Ricks May
DURHAM — Phyllis Ricks May, age 60, died Saturday afternoon at Duke Regional Hospital.
She was born July 16, 1953 in Asheboro, and lived in Fayetteville for 12 years, where she graduated from 71st High School. Phyllis attended Duke University where she graduated with honors in 1975, and then became a permanent resident here the next year after her marriage.
A social worker, Phyllis was briefly employed at the Moravian Home in Winston-Salem, then worked at the Methodist Retirement Home, after which she became the executive director of ARC. Phyllis was also the Vice-President of E&E Coachwork.
Phyllis was an aspiring writer, and an avid reader. She was also an avid Duke Fan, and was an Iron Duke. She loved going to the beach, particularly Pine Knoll Shores.
Surviving are her husband of 37 years, Eddie May; her stepdaughter, Tracey Kalvaitis and husband Rimai, of Dublin, New Hampshire; her parents, Rev. R. Dennis and Lydia Bryan Ricks of Burlington; her sister, Merritt Hampton (aka Denise) of Chapel Hill; four step-grandchildren, Kamanakai Avelea, Nakoa, and Surasa; and her mother-in-law, Laura May of Durham.
A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Howerton & Bryan Funeral Chapel, Bishop Paul Leelland and Rev. Douglas Byrd officiating.
The family requests that no flowers or food be sent, and that memorials be made to the Cornicopia House Cancer Support Center, 5517 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Ste. 1000, Durham, NC 27701.
The family will receive visitors at the Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
The family would like to give thanks for the treatment at the Regional Cancer Center they received and to thank the doctors and
nurses for their incredible skills, passions, and warm humanity from 2009 to 2013.
Online condolences may be submitted to www.howertonbryan.com, select obituaries.
Warren Jermone Thompson "Thomp"
DURHAM — Mr. Warren Jermone Thompson "Thomp", 61, departed his life on Friday morning, October 11, 2013.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Shelia Thompson; daughter, Jasmine Ballard (EL); son, Marcus Thompson; two grandchildren, Nyla and Elianna; his parents, Rev and Mrs. James L. Thompson; and sisters, Ms. Stephanie Thompson and Rev. Delores Mingo; five brothers in law; and one sister in law; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Union Baptist at 2 p.m. with visitation at 1 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Jamae H. Warren
DURHAM - Mrs. Jamae H. Warren, 56, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at her home. She was born in Durham County to the late Herald and Mary Ellen Russell Hosner. Jamae was a lifelong resident of Durham and a member of the Sink-Sisson-Moore Sunday School Class at Grey Stone Church. She is a 1979 graduate from Greensboro College and obtained a Master’s Degree in 2002 from UNC-Chapel Hill. Jamae was employed with the Durham Public Schools for 25 years, and for the past eight years she was an employee of the NC Department of Juvenile Justice.
Jamae was a loving and devoted wife, mother and friend. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Rick Warren; daughters, Jennifer Warren Finch and husband, Wade; Marykathryn Warren Murray and husband, Blake; and son, Russell Jamaeson Warren, all of Durham.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Grey Stone Church with Dr. Clay Waters and Dr. Malbert Smith Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Clements Funeral Home in Durham.
The family would like to thank Dr. John Soper, the 6th floor UNC Women’s Hospital staff and Duke Hospice for their assistance during Jamae’s long, courageous battle with cancer.
Flowers are acceptable, or donations may be made to the Grey Stone Church Legacy Center, 2601 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, 27705.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.
Addie Dease Hobgood
OXFORD — Addie Dease Hobgood, age 76, died at her home surrounded by her family, on Monday, October 14, 2013 after an extended illness. She was a longtime resident of Oxford, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and a great grandmother.
A native of Halifax, VA, she was the daughter of the late Lynwood and Maggie Dease. Addie was a member of West Oxford Baptist Church, and was retired from Murdoch Center. Her hobbies included canning, sewing, yard sales, and the Oxford Farmer’s Market.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October, 16, 2013 at Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Chapel by Reverend Wesley Garner. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
She leaves behind a loving husband of 59 years, Jim Hobgood; three loving children, Bonnie Smith of Durham, Jimmy Hobgood and wife, Cheryl of Oxford and Tammy Williamson and husband, Danny of Bullock; grandchildren, Caroline Cash, husband Brian; Brian Smith, Emily and Sarah Hobgood and Kaleb Williamson; and great grandchild, Leah Elizabeth Cash; four brothers, Pete, Johnny, Paul and Wayne; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Angie Long, Jane Saunders, Frances Wagstaff, and Betty Clay.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home is assisting the Hobgood family. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.