Obituaries, April 22, 2014
Linda Jean Bowen
DURHAM — Linda Jean Bowen, 70, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Linda was born in Durham County on September 4, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Edward Earl Bowen and Elma Lee Bowen. She retired from Cherry Hospital and was a member of Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church. Linda was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She will always be loved by her children and will be greatly missed by those who knew her.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service celebrating Linda’s life at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Robert Bandy officiating. Interment will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Durham.
Linda is survived by her sons, Todd Quinton and wife Landi of Olive Branch, MS and Barry Quinton of Knoxville, TN; brother, Larry Bowen and wife Karen of Durham; and eight grandchildren.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church, 2803 E. Ash Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
DURHAM — Mr. Herbert Brown, age 62, departed this life on April 18, 2014. He is survived by a brother, Euless Brown, Jr., two sisters, Gladys,Halley and Elma Brown.
Services will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Scarborough and Hargett Chapel, 923B Old Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27701 at 1 p.m. One hour prior to the service, the family will greet friends.
Scarborough and Hargett Memorial Chapel and Gardens is assisting the family.
Robert Owen Gooch
DURHAM — Robert Owen Gooch, 83, died Sunday April 20, 2014 at Duke Regional Hospital. A native of Durham he was the son of the late Floyd Gooch and Ruby Picket Gooch.
Robert was a Veteran of the U. S Air Force. He was longtime member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, served as deacon, and Sunday school teacher. He retired after 42 years from Duke University Brace and Limb Shop. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Stafford Gooch.
Robert is survived by his sons, Robert Douglas Gooch of Hillsborough and friend, Judy of Butner; Kenneth James Gooch and wife, Susan of Hillsborough; his sister, Peggy Brown of Durham; his grandchildren, Stephanie Gooch, Brittany Gooch and his great grandson, Brenan Gooch.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00PM Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Mt Moriah Baptist Church with the Rev. James Taylor and Rev. Jimmy Bland officiating.
Friends may visit from 1:00 – 2:00 pm prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to Duke Hospital and Brookshire Nursing Home for their kind and compassionate care.
The Gooch family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online condolences: www.hallwynne.com Select Obituaries.
Joyce Ann Hancock
DURHAM — Joyce Ann Hancock, 76, died Easter Sunday following a long illness. Joyce was born in High Point on April 15, 1938 to Jewell Roosevelt Keith and Jeffie Josephine Collins Keith. Mrs. Hancock retired in 1999, after 37 years, from Duke Hospital in Durham. Joyce, along with Hank Holland, became the first people, in Duke Hospital’s history, certified by the American Society of Extracorporeal Circulation Technology as cardio-pulmonary perfusionists. She was an avid reader and bowler, and most recently enjoyed playing games on her computer. She was preceded by her husband, Karl M. Hancock and a brother, Floyd Green.
Surviving are: a son, Alan Hancock of Emerald Isle; a daughter, Pamela Moore and husband, Kenneth of Durham; two step-sons, Karl Hancock and wife, Theresa of Hillsborough, Michael Hancock and wife, Kelly of Durham; two sisters, Betty Walker and Jewel Blake, both of Durham; two grandchildren; Amber Bullard and husband, Phillip of Hillsborough, Cameron Moore of Durham; four step-grandchildren, Troy Hancock and wife, Denise of Wilmington, Pepper Pollard and husband, David of Hillsborough; Michelle Rigsbee and husband, Jonathan of Raleigh, Joshua Hancock and wife, Amanda of Durham; three great-grandchildren, Jalonah, Mason, Camyah and by many step great-grandchildren.
The family will be present 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main St., Durham. Graveside services will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham. Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com. See Obituaries.
Ada Lou Rose Howard
BAHAMA — Ada Lou Rose Howard, 95, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at her home. She was born and reared in Ashe County to the late Weaver Walter Rose and the late Laura Bana Ham Rose. Mrs. Howard was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Jackson Howard; son, Billy Jackson Howard; and brother, Willis Vaughan Rose. She moved to Durham in 1941, was married for 60 years to Mr. Jack Howard. She was a homemaker who loved spending time not only with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren but also with the neighborhood children.
Mrs. Howard is survived by her daughters, Rosemary Doty (Coy) of Clemmons, Virginia Spell (Barry) of Rougemont; grandchildren, Kim McKeel, Amy Outlaw, Jeff Doty, Jan Adams, Heather Lanford, Rebecca Morgan; great grandchildren, Brice, Zachary and Kyle McKeel, Sydney, Jackson and Billie Outlaw, Amanda and Sean Doty, Tyson and Brayden Adams, Cole Lanford and Peyton Morgan; sisters, Della DeBord, Betty Jessup and daughter-in-law, Kyle Howard.
A graveside service will be held Thursday 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens with Pastor Arvyette Patterson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Clements Funeral Home in Durham.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial donations can be made to Heartland Hospice, 4505 Falls of Neuse Rd, Ste 650, Raleigh, NC 27609.
The family would like to give a special thanks and recognition to her homecare giver, Robyn Justice, and volunteers Brenda Wilson, Tailey Joway, Beatrice Browne and volunteers from Heartland Hospice Care.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc., in Durham, N.C. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.
Cecil Johnson Jr.
DURHAM — Cecil Johnson Jr., 50, departed his life on April 19, 2014.
He leaves behind three daughters, three sons, three grandchildren, one brother and two sisters.
Funeral Services will be Thursday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Wake at Noon, funeral at 1:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Glossie Mae Phyllis Pratt Johnson
DURHAM — Glossie Mae Phyllis Pratt Johnson, 81, of 512 Finley Street, Durham, NC, passed away peacefully with her family at her side, Friday, April 18, 2014. She is the daughter of the late Thomas Haywood and Elouise Nunn Pratt. A son, Frankie Eugene Johnson, and grandson, Dezzie Denard Johnson, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her best friend and husband, J. C. “Chris” Johnson; two sisters, Pamela Pratt and Etta Mae Hayes of Durham; six (6) loving children, Rev. Calvin Johnson (Monica), Thomas Gregory “Wine” Johnson, Amy Diane Johnson, Wayne Eddie Johnson (Kimberly), Ida Delores Johnson, all of Durham, and John McIntosh, of Sanford; a daughter-in-law, Diann Johnson of Durham; two sisters-in-law, Mattie Pratt and Lee Esther Johnson of Durham; seven (7) nephews; four (4) nieces; 19 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.
She graduated from Hillside High School and earned a degree in Nursing from Durham Technical Community College. Ms. Johnson worked for many years as a private duty Nurse. She also served dutifully for many years as a member of the Nursing staff at Duke University Medical Hospital and Lincoln Memorial Hospital, eventually retiring from the latter medical facility.
She joined New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and remained a faithful member until her homegoing. She was a member of the Senior Citizens Ministry and always provided assistance with other ministries when asked and needed.
To her family she was a wonderful confidant, friend and great mother. She will be forever remembered for her warm smile.
Visitation will be held from 12 noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 2508 Crest Street, Durham, NC. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Private burial will take place at Glennview Memorial Gardens, Apex Highway, Durham, NC.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Adell Woody McClain
DURHAM — Mrs. Adell Woody McClain, born on February 5, 1939 in Roxboro, NC, departed this life on April 19, 2014. She leaves behind a son, a daughter, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a sister.
A viewing will be held at 12 noon at Cox Memorial Freewill Baptist Church on Friday, April 25, 2014, with funeral services at 1:00 pm.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Annie E. Toomer
DURHAM — Annie E. Toomer, 91, departed this life on April 21, 2014.
She leaves behind four daughters, eleven grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and one sister.
A viewing will be held Thursday at 12 noon at St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church, 917 Onslow St., Durham, NC, with a 1:00 pm service.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
Terrance “Terry” Coghill
HILLSBOROUGH — Mr. Terrance “Terry” Coghill, 68, a resident of 815 Highway 70 E., Apt #120 in Hillsborough, died Saturday while visiting Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Coghill was born in Henderson, NC, son of the late Edgar A. and Catherine Deedy Coghill. He was preceded in death by a son, Tony Darnell. Prior to retirement, Mr. Coghill was a truck driver. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
A Funeral Service will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel in Hillsborough by Rev. Marilyn Shipman. The family will receive friends at Clements Funeral Home in Hillsborough Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
He is survived by his wife, Linda M. Coghill; two daughters, Karen D. Painter of Hillsborough and Theresa A. Coghill of Asheville; a sister, Elizabeth C. Ellis and fiancée Gerald Warren; a brother, Bill Coghill and wife Nancy; five grandchildren, Jessica Rutherford, Brittney Darnell, Brandi McPherson, Natasha Watson and Travis Darnell; and two great-grandchildren, Cayden and Brenleigh.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc., in Hillsborough, N.C. Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.
David St. Pierre (Pete) DuBose Jr.
CHAPEL HILL - David St. Pierre (Pete) DuBose Jr. Was born on August 22, 1931 in Baltimore MD. He was the oldest son of David St. Pierre DuBose and Laura Valinda Hill DuBose. He graduated from Duke University with a degree in Civil Engineering. He received a Masters Degree in Structural Engineering at the University of Illinois. After graduation, Pete taught algebra at the San Antonio College and was employed by Southwest Research Institute.
Pete enjoyed sharing his love of hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren. His was active in his church and a member of the Durham Rotary Club. Pete was a founder of Caring House and established the Caring House Endowment Fund in Durham NC. Pete was often seen enjoying good food and spirits with friends and family on the back porch of his Morehead City home.
Pete was married to his lifelong sweetheart, Anna Frank (Frankie) Strosnider on September 4, 1953. Pete and Frankie's 60 year romance resulted in five children and eleven grandchildren. Together Pete and Frankie taught lifelong lessons about faith, family, and friends. Frankie was instrumental in converting Pete into an avid Carolina fan enjoying countless basketball and football games.
Pete is survived by his brother Dr. John McNeely DuBose and his sister Faison DuBose Boylayer, his daughter Anna DuBose Doughton (husband J. H. (Bud) Doughton), son David St. Pierre (Peter) DuBose III (wife Evelyn Hoover DuBose), son Charles Franklin DuBose (wife Sally Peters DuBose), daughter Valinda DuBose Coates (husband Dr. Gerald L. Coates), and daughter Nancy DuBose Greenway (husband Garland D Greenway lll). Grandchildren; Horton Doughton (Lisl), Lawre Doughton, Petey DuBose, Sarah DuBose, Blissie DuBose, Drennen DuBose, Jerry Coates, Anderson Coates, Garland Greenway, Christian Greenway, and William Greenway.
The Lord has welcomed Pete DuBose in Heaven and will bless and protect him forever.
There will be a Celebration of Life at the Church of the Good Shepherd on April 22 at 11:30 am with a reception following.
In lieu of flowers, memorials, may be made in Pete's honor to the Caring House Endowment Fund, 2625 Pickett Road, Durham NC 27705 or Church of the Good Shepherd, 3741 Garrett Road, Durham NC 27705.
Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be submitted to http://www.howertonbryan.com,/ select obituaries.
Allie Stanford (Buddy) Gallup
VA BEACH, VA — Allie Stanford (Buddy) Gallup of S. Kings Road, Virginia Beach passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his home at the age of 81. Buddy was a native of Virginia Beach, the son of Walter B. and Lolace Willeford Gallup,and grew up on Birdneck Road. He was a graduate of Oceana High School and Virginia Tech University, and served in the United States Air Force. Buddy had a 40-year career as a civil engineer with the Atlantic Division Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, VA. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years Betty Lloyd (Amis) Gallup, formerly of Durham, NC, daughter Dr. Amy Gallup Klann and her husband Dr. Eric Klann of New York City, sister Mrs. Ann Williams of Suffolk, VA, sister Mrs. Joan Brinkley and her husband Warren Brinkley of Beaufort, NC, and aunt Mrs. Sue Babb of Virginia Beach. Buddy was devoted to his family and neighbors in Chesopeian Colony. Donations may be made to the Plaza Volunteer Rescue Squad, Virginia Beach and the Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads. A visitation will be held at the Lynnhaven Chapel of Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 3600 Virginia Beach Blvd., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Charles Stanford (Stan) Gallup
VA BEACH, VA — Charles Stanford (Stan) Gallup of S. Kings Road, Virginia Beach, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at Virginia Beach General Hospital, at the age of 51. Stan was the son of Buddy and Betty Lloyd (Amis) Gallup, formerly of Durham, NC. He is survived by his mother Betty, sister Dr. Amy Gallup Klann and her husband Dr. Eric Klann, of New York City, and a city and neighborhood filled with love and kindness. Stan was part of the legacy and inspiration that brought community awareness to and programs for the handicapped in Virginia Beach during the 1960s. His legacy will continue through his kind bequest made possible by LifeNet Health. Donations may be made to the Plaza Volunteer Rescue Squad of Virginia Beach and the Down Syndrome Association of Hampton Roads. A visitation will be held at the Lynnhaven Chapel of Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, 3600 Virginia Beach Blvd., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.