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Rita Marie Bonett – Obituary

Rita’s funeral mass will be celebrated 4:00 pm Friday, September 27, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 520 W Holding Ave, Wake Forest. The family will be present 2:00 -3:30 pm Friday, September 27, 2019 at Bright Funeral Home, 405 S. Main St. Wake Forest. A full obituary will appear at a later time There’s still time to ... Read More »

Nancy Elizabeth Tissot – Obituary

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Lib Tissot (88) of New Bern, NC, passed away on September 17 in Wake Forest, NC. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Raymond E. Tissot, with whom she enjoyed 51 years of loving marriage, and by granddaughter Casey D. Mock. She traveled the world as an air force wife. Lib was an elementary school teacher and a ... Read More »

Joseph Michael Burkett – Obituary

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Joseph Michael Burkett (Mike), 65 of Youngsville, NC; went to be with his savior Jesus Christ, September 16, 2019. He was born in Bluefield, WV on January 12, 1954. He was married to Carol Burkett for 47 years. Mike enjoyed playing music, fishing, amateur radio operations and ministering. Mike is preceded in death by parents, J.C. and Hallie Burkett. Survived ... Read More »

Harold Henderson Wheeler – Obituary

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Funeral service for Harold Wheeler will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Flat Rock Baptist Church, 1529 Flat Rock Church Rd, Louisburg. Rev. Gary McNair will officiate. Burial will follow with military honors at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the burial at the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made ... Read More »

Billy McCloud – Obituary

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Billy McCloud, 74, died Monday, September 16, 2019. He was born March 16, 1945 to the late Helen & Linwood McCloud. Billy retired in 1999 after many years as a residential contractor. He was a very active member and Deacon at Wake Union Baptist Church and had his music ministry at The Lodge in Wake Forest for many years. Funeral ... Read More »

Lois Parsons Shirley – Obituary

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Lois Parsons Shirley passed away peacefully on September 15, 2019 at her home in Wake Forest, NC, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Charles William Shirley, with whom she enjoyed sixty-one years of loving marriage. Lois Parsons was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee on September 9, 1931. Early on she showed an ... Read More »

William Bervin Cooley – Obituary

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William Bervin Cooley, 89, died Sunday, September 15, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born March 12, 1930 to the late Melvin Bruce Cooley and Meta Frazier Cooley. William retired after 21 dedicated years from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical Company. He was a US Army Veteran. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, September 19, 2019 in he Chapel ... Read More »

Thelma Gilliam Chalk – Obituary

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FRANKLINTONThelma Gilliam Chalk, 88, passed away on Friday morning September 13, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Franklin County and was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Glenn Chalk. A funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Wednesday morning September 18, 2019 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in ... Read More »

Issac Beverly Lake Jr. – Obituary

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The family will receive visitors on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 3-5 pm at Bright Funeral Home, 405 S. Main St. Wake Forest. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Church 107 E South Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587. A full obituary will be available at a later time. ... Read More »

Elaine Woods Powell – Obituary

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Funeral services for Mrs. Elaine Woods Powell, age 96, of Fayetteville, TN were conducted at 3 PM on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2019 at Wake Forest Town Cemetery, next to her husband, William Royall Powell, Jr. Dorothy Elaine Woods Powell was born at home on February ... Read More »