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William David Ray – Obituary

William David Ray, 78, passed away Sunday morning, March 17, 2019 at Transitions Life Care Hospice. He was born in Wake County the son of the late Vallie R. Ray and Moses L. Ray. A funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning March 19, 2019 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Mike ... Read More »

Martha Wilson Smith – Obituary

Martha Wilson Smith, 74, of Youngsville, made her journey home on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Wake Med Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Radford, Virginia to the late Carmen Webb Wilson and Cephus A. Wilson. Martha was an office manager and vice president of Alexander Exterminating for 24 years before her retirement in 2007. She was ... Read More »

Frances Adams Melvin – Obituary

Frances Adams Melvin died unexpectedly at the Litchford Falls Healthcare and Rehab on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Raleigh, NC at the age of 87. Frances is survived by her son, James E. “Eddie” Melvin II, his wife, Leigh and grandsons Joshua and Nikolas of Youngsville, NC. She was preceded in death by father, James Adams of Fayetteville; mother, Ruth ... Read More »

Margaret Hope Perry Finch – Obituary

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Margaret Hope Perry Finch, 89, of Youngsville passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. She was born May 11, 1929 in Franklin County the daughter of the late Walter and Myrtle (Pully) Perry. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Dorsett Finch in 2014. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Popes Chapel Christian Church ... Read More »

Rev Martin L. Walters Jr – Obituary

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Rev. Martin L. Walters, Jr. passed away on Sunday morning March 10, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Anson County, NC, the son of the late Elsie Preslar Walters and Martin L. Walters, Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne Wentz Walters, a son, David Walters, and a brother, Duran Walters. A funeral service will ... Read More »

Diane Joan Schmid – Obituary

A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 am on Monday , March 18, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Wake Forest, NC. Interment will follow at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, FL. A full obituary will be available at a later time. There’s still time to send flowers to the Service at the St. Catherine of Siena ... Read More »

Carol Dahlstrom Wastila – Obituary

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Carol Dahlstrom Wastila, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Saturday March 9, 2019, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Born on January 14, 1938, Carol spent almost 50 years with her best friend, her late husband, William “Bill” Wastila (deceased 2009), whom she met in her hometown of Worcester, Massachusetts. Together, they raised two surviving children, Lori Ragsdale and Linda Wastila. ... Read More »

Alexandria Alice Annadale – Obituary

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Alexandria Alice Annadale, 94, died Sunday, March 10, 2019. She was born October 11, 1924 in Brooklyn , NY to the late James and Despina Vassiliades. She worked for many years as a traffic controller at IBM. Alexandria was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, William Scherman and Jerry Annadale, a grandson Paul Wooten. A memorial service will ... Read More »

William Cory Burell – Obituary

There will be a visitation from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest, followed by a service at 5:00 pm in The Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Chaplain Colonel Richard Gary Moore US Army Retired will officiate. *A full obituary will appear at a later time There’s still time to send flowers ... Read More »