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Mary Charlie Patterson Corpening

January 13, 2021

April 11, 1932 — Jan. 7, 2021 CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mary Charlie Patterson Corpening passed away peacef...

Sherrie Jean Young Grooms

January 6, 2021

Aug. 30, 1956 — Dec. 27, 2020 Sherrie Jean Young Grooms, 64, passed away peacefully on Dec. 27, 2020...

Charles Fred Middleton

December 29, 2020

Charles Fred Middleton, 86, went to his heavenly home on Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. A graveside service...

Bruce Lowell Jenkins Jr.

December 16, 2020

July 28, 1959 — Dec. 3, 2020 Bruce Lowell Jenkins Jr. passed away on Dec. 3, 2020. He was born to ...

Billie Price Broughton

December 16, 2020

Dec. 3, 1937 — Dec. 8, 2020 ZEBULON — Billie Price Broughton, 83, went from the arms of her daughter...

Eugene Edward Dominique

December 10, 2020

May 12, 1939 — Nov. 24, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Eugene Edward “Gene” Dominique passed away Tuesday, Nov. ...

Linda Jean Jones Hunter

December 3, 2020

ROLESVILLE — Linda Jean Jones Hunter, 75, passed away, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 at her home. She was b...

Nancy F. Byard

December 3, 2020

Oct. 4, 1929 — Nov. 23, 2020 Nancy F. Byard passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Springmoor Life Ca...

Charity Elizabeth Moody Honeycutt

December 3, 2020

April 4, 1946 — Nov. 24, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Charity Elizabeth Moody Honeycutt, 74, passed away unexp...

Joseph Amaru

November 18, 2020

WAKE FOREST — Joseph Amaru, 94, loving husband, father and grandfather, died Nov. 8, 2020 at his home following an extended illness. He was the son of Orazio and Angelina L. Amaru, both Italian …

Johnnie O’Neal

November 19, 2020

RALEIGH — Johnnie “J.B.” Burton O’Neal, 78, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, 2020. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Nancy Bailey O’Neal and Johnnie Elmo O’Neal. In …

Donald Wayne Allen

November 11, 2020

Dec. 16, 1942 — Nov. 6, 2020 KITTRELL — Donald Wayne Allen, 77, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2020, at Transitions Life Care in Raleigh. He was born on Dec. 16, 1942, in Wake County to …

Tempie Ellen Watkins Woodlief

November 12, 2020

Dec. 3, 1929 — Nov. 9, 2020 YOUNGSVILLE — Tempie Ellen Watkins Woodlief, 90, was born on Dec. 3, 1929, and joined her husband Leelan on Nov. 9, 2020. Ellen was born in Wake County to Jesse …

Mary Victoria Mazza Reynolds

November 4, 2020

CARY — Mary Victoria Mazza Reynolds, formerly of Queens and Lynbrook, New York, died Oct. 11, 2020.

Alton Carter Sr.

November 4, 2020

May 20, 1946 — Oct. 29, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Alton Parker Carter Sr., 74, lost his fight with cancer on Oct. 29, 2020, surrounded by his family. Alton was born to parents Lewis and Ruth …

Patty Jones

November 4, 2020

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Patty Jones, 82, passed away Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. A private graveside service was held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Wake Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery in Raleigh. Patty …

Richard Cary Pahnke Sr.

October 28, 2020

Sept. 29, 1951 — Oct. 19, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Richard “Rick” Cary Pahnke Sr., 69, passed away Monday morning, Oct. 19, 2020, at his home. He was born on Sept. 29, 1951, in Savannah, …

Victoria Burgess

October 21, 2020

July 3, 1942 — Oct. 17, 2020 WAKE FOREST — Victoria “Vicky” Burgess, 78, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 17, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Alton, Illinois, on July 3, …

Robert Harry Rylander

October 14, 2020

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Robert “Bob” Harry Rylander passed away Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Judith Rylander; two daughters, Kristin Mastrovito and …

Linda Grace Honeycutt

October 14, 2020

July 27, 1959 — Oct. 9, 2020 YOUNGSVILLE — Linda Grace Swartz Honeycutt, 61, of the Colony Ridge community, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Wake Med Hospital, Raleigh, with …


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| January 18, 2021

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| January 15, 2021

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Adults 65 and older can make vaccine appointments in Wake County next week

From staff reports
| January 15, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake County residents 65 and older and healthcare workers can join a waiting list for the ...