Obituaries for Strickland Funeral Home Obituary for Omega Jones StricklandOMEGA J. STRICKLAND November 16, 1926 - July 14, 2014 LOUISBURG - Omega Jones Strickland, 87, of Louisburg, died Monday afternoon. Omega was the daughter of the late Frank Redford and Lillian May Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.G. Strickland; daughter, Betty Lou Perry; brother, Marion Jones; special friend, Wilson Nelms. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the May Family Cemetery. Omega is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Willie and Gwen Strickland of Clayton; Billy and Rhonda Strickland of Zebulon; brother and sister-in-law, Leon “Buddy” and Dorothy Jones of Rolesville; nieces, Angel Bolen, and Liz Alderman. The family will receive friends 6 - 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e994336587Obituary for Barbara Boyette HedgepethBARBARA BOYETTE HEDGEPETH KITTRELL - Barbara Boyette Hedgepeth died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Wake Med Hospital in Raleigh. She was born July 8, 1950, in Greenville, the middle child of the late Dr. Dan Boyette, Jr. and Mrs. Eunice Quinn Boyette of Ahoskie. Barbara was an avid horseman having won many ribbons, trophies and awards in Dressage in different States. Recently, she had been training her newest pride and joy Monty, a German Hanoverian. Mrs. Hedgepeth was a graduate of Meredith College and was retired from Mallinckrodt in Raleigh. She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Gilbert Bundy Hedgepeth of the home; sisters, Bonnie B. Pace (Lyle) of Charlotte and Betty B. Peck of Maryland and many nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday at Oakwood Cemetery in Louisburg. The family will receive friends immediately following the service and all other times they will be at the home of Rachel and Charles Gordon, 1789 Rocky Ford Rd., Kittrell, NC Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.nethttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=a9d7335796Obituary for Mary M. BraggMARY M. BRAGG Dec. 7, 1921 - June 23, 2014 WENDELL - Mary Magdalene Bragg, 92, formerly of Robinwood died Monday. She was a daughter of the late Rona Allen and Henry Gray Bragg and was preceded in death by a sister, Myrtle and brother Henry. Mary retired from Dorothea Dix Hospital. A graveside service will be held 11 am Thursday at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh. Arrangements byStrickland Funeral Home, Louisburg, NC. www.stricklandfuneralhome.nethttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=6fd5334935Obituary for Ronnie Glenn MorrisRONNIE G. MORRIS March 31, 1949 - June 16, 2014 BUNN - Ronnie Glenn Morris, 65, of Bunn, died Monday evening at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Ronnie was a son of the late Macon and Carrie Morris. He was preceded in death by his sister, Janice M. Dickerson and brother, Macon Morris, Jr. Ronnie was a soft spoken and kind hearted person to all that knew him. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the Bunn Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Ronnie is survived by his son, Thomas Morris; sisters, Margie Winstead (John); Ann Ward; brothers, Jerry Morris (Kaye); Jimmy Morris (Sara Jane); sister in-law, Janet M. Morris; 1 granddaughter. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Raleigh Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 27391, Raleigh, NC 27611 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e337333966Obituary for Zona Norris TantZONA N. TANT February 21, 1928 - June 9, 2014 LOUISBURG - Zona Norris Tant, 86, of Louisburg, died Monday night at Louisburg Nursing Center. Mrs. Tant was a daughter of the late Jesse and Essie Grissom Currin. She was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Tant. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Bunn Chapel Church of God of Prophecy, 597 M.C. Wilder Road, Louisburg. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Mrs. Tant is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Freddie and Faye Tant of Rolesville; Johnny and Portia Tant of Oxford; Jimmy and Barbara Tant of Louisburg; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bunn Chapel Church of God of Prophecy, 597 M.C. Wilder Rod., Louisburg, NC 27549. Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=7204333242Obituary for Elsie Daniels HortonELSIE D. HORTON January 30, 1921 - June 3, 2014 LOUISBURG - Elsie Daniels Horton, 93, of Louisburg, died Tuesday morning at her home. Elsie was a daughter of the late Lee and Tamsey Hill Daniels. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 41 years, J.E. Horton; step-son, Sammy Horton; sisters, Martha D. Ricks and Guelda D. Raeburn; brother, Laurice Daniels. Elsie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She played the piano in church for over twenty five years. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Friday at Poplar Spring Baptist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. A private burial will be at Ransdell Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. Elsie is survived by her daughter, Janet Kimbrough of Louisburg; son, Bruce Babbitt of Davis; grandchildren, Scott Kimbrough and wife, Carie; Jason Kimbrough and wife, Leca; Jeannie Owens and husband, Joey; Cindy Johnson; Tommy Hill and wife, Lorie; Warren Hill; 8 great-grandchildren; many cousins; former daughter-in-law, Nancy Babbitt of Beaufort. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Poplar Spring Baptist Church, Building Fund, 89 Brantleytown Rd., Zebulon, NC 27597. Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, NC, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=bf4f332567Obituary for Norbert John Vollmer, Jr.NORBERT JOHN VOLLMER, JR. November 9, 1942 - June 3, 2014 BUNN - In loving memory of N. John Vollmer, Jr., 71, of Bunn, who died peacefully Tuesday afternoon, surrounded by his family. John was the son of N.J. Vollmer, Sr. and Ruth Mullen Vollmer; and husband of Elizabeth (Betty) Vollmer. The funeral mass will be held Saturday, June 7th, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Family visitation will be held immediately before the mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Church Hall. Address for visitation and funeral mass: 600 W. Holding Ave, Wake Forest. A private family burial will take place on the Vollmer Farm. John is survived by his brother, Bernie; sisters, Helen & Catherine; son, Russell, daughters, Helen, Jessica and Joy; and 8 grandchildren. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to: Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, a non-profit organization that advocates for fair farm and food policies, builds the systems that organic family farms need to thrive, and educates communities about local, organic farming. CFSA, P.O. Box 448, Pittsboro, NC 27312 or www.carolinafarmstewards.org/supportcfsa. Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=0bf2332630Obituary for Robert Bruce JonesBRUCE JONES Sept. 9, 1939 - June 1, 2014 ZEBULON - Robert Bruce Jones, 74, of the Rocky Cross community, died Sunday. He was born in Franklin County, a son of the late James Robert and Ethel Pearce Jones. He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Jones. A graveside service will be held 10 am Friday in the Jones Family Cemetery, 570 Hagwood Rd., Zebulon. He is survived by a daughter, Bobbi Lane (Bailey) of Zebulon; sisters, Carol Miller of Bowling Green, KY, Ilene Dowell (Buddy) of Lewisport, KY, Diana Fuller (Grady) of Zebulon, Barbara Ann (Hope) Lewis (Woody) of Middlesex; brother, Tony Jones (Dot) of Zebulon; 2 grandchildren. The family will receive friends following the graveside service and other times at the home of Diana Fuller, 2164 Rocky Cross Rd., Zebulon. Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 103 W. Franklin St., Louisburg, NC. www.stricklandfuneralhome.nethttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3a51332440Obituary for Mattie W. StricklandMATTIE W. STRICKLAND September 27, 1911 - May 24, 2014 LOUISBURG - Mattie Wheless Strickland, 102, of Louisburg, died Saturday morning. Mrs. Strickland was the daughter of the late Charlie and Lillie Spivey Wheless. She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, C. Ray Strickland; and her brother, John W. Wheless. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Rock Spring Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Mrs. Strickland is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Strickland of Louisburg; son, Charles Strickland of Knightdale. Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.http://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=332b331550Obituary for Kathleen Earp DentonKATHLEEN E. DENTON Dec. 20, 1935 - May 24, 2014 WENDELL - Kathleen Earp Denton, 78, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday afternoon surrounded by her family. She was born in Johnston County a daughter of the late Jesse Robert and Lucille Carroll Earp. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George Denton and brothers, Harold, Grady and Ira Moore Earp. She was a loving and wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Funeral service will be held 2 pm Tuesday at Central Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. She is survived by her son, Tony Denton and wife, Angie and granddaughter, Kate Denton of Kinston; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Alice and Joe Phillips, Brenda and Carson Jones; brother and sisters-in-law, Sherrill and Sandra Earp all of Wendell; and Jackie Earp of Raleigh. Flowers welcome or memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church Vision Fund, 11109 Poole Rd., Wendell, NC 27591. The family will receive friends Tuesday 12:15 - 1:45 pm prior to the service at Central Baptist Church and other times at the home on Poole Rd., Wendell. Strickland Funeral Home, 103 W. Franklin St., Louisburg, NC. www.stricklandfuneralhome.nethttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=3962331584