September 11, 2013

Sep. 10, 2013 @ 05:07 PM

Lula Mae Broadie
DURHAM - Lula Mae Broadie, 80, departed her life on September 6, 2013. She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters, two sons, a stepson, a stepdaughter, 26 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, nine great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She also leaves two god sisters.
Services are Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Fisher Memorial, wake at 11 a.m. and funeral at 12.
Arrangements entrusted to Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.

Donald Wayne Franklin
DURHAM — Donald Wayne Franklin, 75, died Monday morning at his home. A Durham native he was the son of the late Green Berry Franklin and Juis Hobby Franklin.
He was educated in the Durham City Schools and a graduate of Durham High School. Mr. Franklin was employed with North Carolina Mutual Drug Co., for 32 years.
A member of Dukes Chapel United Methodist Church he was a former trustee and deacon. He was a member of Eno Masonic Lodge 210 and a Shriner affiliated with Sudan Temple.
Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Ellis Franklin of the home; and one sister, Mary Hester of Durham. He was predeceased by a brother, George Franklin; and a sister, Virginia Marrow.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., in the Howerton & Bryan Funeral Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Gloria Harris. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Duke's Chapel UMC, 805 Old Oxford Rd., Durham, NC 27704.
Howerton & Bryan Funeral Home is assisting the Franklin family, online condolences may be sent to, select obituaries.

Georgia Brantley Vaughan
DURHAM — Mrs. Georgia Brantley Vaughan born October 8, 1934, she was 78. Georgia went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ early Tuesday at Carver Living Center. Mrs. Vaughan was born in Durham Co., the daughter of the late Quinton Roosevelt Brantley and the late Lela Lee Yates Brantley. Prior to her retirement she was employed by Harvey’s Cafeteria, Carolina Office Supply, and Vickers Clothiers. She attended Freedom Baptist Church in Durham and was a member of Berea Baptist Church in Durham. Mrs. Vaughan was preceded in death by her first husband, Billy R. Williams Sr.; daughter, Sandra Lee Williams; and a sister, Janelle B. Glenn.
Mrs. Vaughan is survived by her husband of 39 years, Harold Vaughan; son, Billy Ross Williams Jr.; brother, Arliss P. Brantley and wife, Corrinia; sisters, Juanita B. Vickers and husband, Mack, and Correen B. Harris; one granddaughter, which was the apple of her eye, Jennifer Ann Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews, Douglas Glenn, Donna Goss, Richard Vickers, Aubrey Vickers, Tony Harris, Diane Mathis, Page Brantley and James Brantley.
Funeral services will be held Friday 2 p.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Dr. Gerald Goodwin officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday from 12:30 to 1:45 at Clements Funeral Home in Durham and at other times at the home of Correen B. Harris at 2927 Cheek Rd. Flowers are acceptable or contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. 
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

Ethel Lunette Fuller Neville
September 26, 1913 - September 6, 2013

CARRBORO - Mrs. Ethel Lunette Fuller Neville, 99, of 107 Cobb Street, Carrboro, NC, passed on Friday, September 6, 2013 at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC.
She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Wilbert of Chapel Hill, NC, Johnson (Wilda) of Durham, NC, Calvin of the home, Ethel of Mebane, NC, Jerry (Sheila) of Durham, NC; two granddaughters, April and Ashley Neville; three grandsons, Yusuf Neville, Shea Neville, Emory Neville and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 9112 Bethel Hickory Grove Church Road, Chapel Hill, NC. Wake will be Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 7-8 p.m. at Knotts Funeral Home Chapel, 113 N. Graham, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
Arrangements by: Knotts Funeral Home - Chapel Hill.

Edna Brewer Woods
HURDLE MILLS — Edna Brewer Woods of Hurdle Mills, NC, died September 8, 2013 at Carolina Point Healthcare. Edna was born April 11, 1921 to John and Sarah Brewer in Rochester, New York. She moved to Charlotte, NC at a young age with her family. After marrying Charles Woods in 1947, Orange County was home until her death.
Edna is survived by her daughter, Andria W. Bailey (Keith) of Hurdle Mills; two sons: Ray Woods (Linda) of Winterville, GA and Charles Woods (Charlene) of Hurdle Mills; five granddaughters: Heather W. Myers (Joel), Holly W. Ruth (Chris), Jessamy W. Cotten (Kyle), Rebecca W. Yap (Basil) and Britta W. Pillis (Jeff); five great granddaughters: Zora and Guinevere Yap, Annabella Ruth, Leela Pillis, and Mariah Myers; and two great grandsons: Kambric and Blaide Cotten. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles E. Woods; sisters: Ruth, Lillian and Dora; and brothers: Marvin, Walter, and Charlie.
Visitation will be at Walker’s Funeral Home in Hillsborough, NC on Friday, September 13, 2013, at 12 noon to 2 p.m. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. in Walker’s Funeral chapel with Daniel Farris and Carl Nelson officiating. Interment will be in the Hillsborough Town Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Carolina Point Healthcare for their care and kindness to our mother.