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The R-C News-Herald obituaries for April 8, 2006

Lawrence F. Eaton Jr.

SUFFOLK, Va. – Bishop Lawrence F. Eaton Jr., died April 5, 2006, in Obici Hospital.

Eaton was the pastor of Eaton’s Temple Holiness Church, Drum Hill Road, Gates. Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Cheryl W. Coley

AHOSKIE – Cheryl Wallace Coley 48, of the 100 block of Blue Jay Trail, died in her home April 5, 2006.

She was a native of Wilson, N.C., a daughter of the late Benjamin Lee and Reba Hall Wallace, a member of First Presbyterian Church Ahoskie, and the owner and operator of Ahoskie New and Used Furniture Store.

Surviving are her husband; Robert Stephen “Steve” Coley, one daughter; Leigh Nowell and her husband, Duane, Ahoskie, N. C., one sister; Kimberly Wallace Cooper, Ahoskie, N. C., two brothers; David Lee Wallace, Winton, N.C., Michael Eric Wallace, Murfreesboro, N.C, her paternal grandmother; Annie Margaret Norton Wallace, Atlanta, Ga.

A celebration of life service will be held for Cheryl, 11:00 A. M Saturday April 8, 2006 at First Presbyterian Church Ahoskie, with Rev. Richard Rice officiating, burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Garrett Funeral Home from 7-8:30 P.M. Friday April 7, 2006. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 437 N.C 561 West Aulander, N. C. 27805.

Garrett Funeral Home Ahoskie, N. C. is serving the Coley family.

Ernestine M. Garrett

CHESAPEAKE, Va. n Ernestine Garrett, a native of Gates County, died March 27, 2006. She was the widow of Edward C. Garrett.

A service to celebrate her life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Churchland Baptist Church. Family will meet friends at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, P.O. Box 1952 Clarksburg, MD 20871. Cremation Society of Virginia, Virginia Beach, will be handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Garrett was a graduate of Cradock High School, Mary Washington College and Radford College.

Survivors include her daughter, Nelda Baldwin; two grandsons; great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Alton Bell

WINDSROR n Alton Bell, 88, died April 5, 2006 at Bertie Memorial Hospital.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Windsor. A visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Gilliam Funeral Home, Windsor, is in charge.

Felica A. Askew

COLERAIN n Felica Ann Askew, died April 6, 2006.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Hunter’s Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.

Julia H. Hunter

WINTON n Julia H. Hunter, died April 4, 2006 at Guardian Care of Ahoskie.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Hunter’s Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.

Earl Langley

ROCKY MOUNT n Earl Langley, 54, died April 4, 2006 at his residence.

A visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Rocky Mount. Condolences may be sent to: www.hdpopefuneralhome.com.

Rev. C. Fraizer

ROCKY MOUNT n The Rev. Chester Fraizer, 90, died April 6, 2006 at Nash General Hospital, Rocky Mount.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will be in Gardens of Gethsamane. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at H.D. Pope Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to: www.hdpopefuneralhome.com.

Pauline Wynn

AHOSKIE n Pauline Mitchell Wynn, died April 2, 2006 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.

A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Conoconary Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Alton Edwards. Burial will be in the Wynn Cemetery, Ahoskie. Reynolds Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.

Mrs. Wynn was a member of Conoconary Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include nieces and nephews.