Mrs. Harriet Adger Mann

Mrs. Harriet Adger Mann passed away May 14, 2015 at Forsyth Medical Center following an extended period of illness.

She was born to the late Sam Wall and the late Martha Adger in New Hanover County, NC, on October 14, 1941. She was a 1960 graduate of Williston High School.

Mrs. Mann was a former member of Union Baptist Church. She retired from Bell South (formerly Southern Bell Telephone Company) after 30 years of service.

Survivors include her devoted son, Stephon Adger; special godson, Calvin Clements, Jr.; granddaughters, Sierra Morgan, Taijah Capers, Brianna Jones, Alya Jarvis and Sade Reid; grandsons, Avye and Angel Adger; cousins: Barbara Adger  (Eugene) Devane, Willie J. Adger, Patricia Lofton (Frederick Davis), Diann (June) Winston, Sheila Adger Gooch and Evelyn Adger Bryant; extended family members and many friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 pm, Thursday, May 21, 2015 in the chapel of  Clark S. Brown and Sons Funeral Home. The family will greet friends thirty minutes prior to the service at the chapel.

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Mr. Capers E. Perry

Capers Edward Perry peacefully passed away on Saturday,  May 9, 2015 at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a period of illness.
He was born to the late George Norman Perry and Pauline Weaver Perry in Winston-Salem, NC on August 23, 1943.
Mr. Perry was a gold star member of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church where he faithfully served with the music and culinary ministries of the church. He also served as Church Sexton.
Capers retired from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company following 32 years of dedicated service. He also gave honorable service for his country in the US Army.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Arneta L. Perry and a brother and sister-in-law, Bobby (Jetty) Perry.
Survivors include his children, SchrRon (Clifford) Lawrence, Sherard (Lakisha) Edwards, Brooke Perry Darby and TwaKenna Spann; 11 grandchildren; his siblings, Norman Perry, Sr., Carl L. (Lamar) Perry, Gila P. Hamilton and Janice P. (George) McLendon; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and many friends.
A celebration of Capers’ life will  be held at 12 pm Friday, May 15, 2015 at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Salisbury National Cemetery in Salisbury, NC.

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Mrs. Belvina J. Wolfe

Mrs. Belvina Jean Wolfe was born March 31, 1946 in Winston-Salem, NC to the late Mary Grimes. She departed her earthly vessel to be with the Heavenly Father on Monday, May 4, 2015 with her beloved family by her side. Jean graduated from Carver High School and completed her Asociates Degree at McLean’s Business College. Jean was the oldest of nine siblings and known for her quick wittedness, unique sense of humor and giving heart. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. Preceded in death by her late husband, Alfred Wolfe. Jean leaves to cherish her memory and celebrate her life and legacy five children: George (Tasha) Truitt, Temperance (Edward) Tobe, Clinton Truitt, Maria (Thomas) Wilborn and G’Ann Truitt; twelve grandchildren; one great grandchild; three sisters: Carol Miller, Cynthia Grimes, Michelle (Jimmy) Pringle; three brothers: Richard (Nolie) Miller, Sylvester Westly and Myron Grimes; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 8, 2015 in the chapel of Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home. The family greeted friends 30 minutes prior to the service.

Mrs. Gwendolyn S. Saunders

Ms. Gwendolyn Stimpson Saunders passed away at her home May 6, 2015.She was born to the late Elizabeth S. Thompson and Roosevelt Pettiford in Winston-Salem, NC on July 22, 1956. Ms. Saunders was a 1974 graduate of Reynolds High and she attended Rutledge College. She was a faithful employee of Novant Health Forsyth Medical Childcare Center for more than thirty years until her passing. Survivors include her children: Chantia LaTasha Saunders, Larry Lee Saunders, Alex Saunders, Michael Edwards, Asia Baines, and India Baines; grandchildren: Larry and Kristian Saunders; sisters: Brenda Kaye Thompson and Linda Faye Thompson; special friend, James Monroe; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held at 12:30 PM, Thursday, May 14, 2015 in the chapel of Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home. The family will greet friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Mr. Walter L. Willis

Mr. Walter “Walt” Lee Willis was born on August 10, 1957 in Lumberton, NC to the late Charles Jackson Williams and Thelma Ruth Williams. Walter loved the Lord and he loved singing to the Lord-“I am a Soldier on the battlefield” and “Never would have made it. His love for the Lord was always in his heart. Walt was “singing” on his way home to be with the LORD early Monday morning, April 27, 2015 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. Walt leaves behind three brothers: Michael Allen of California, Ronald D. Williams and Charles E. (Do Rhonda) Williams, Sr., both of Winston-Salem, NC; two loving and caring sisters: Annie Ruth King of Winston-Salem and Flora Bethea of South Carolina; two aunts: Maggie Scott of Baltimore, MD and Alberta Williams of Winston-Salem; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Walt will also be missed by the “Sunday Dinner Crew”- his mother-in-law, Pat Billings and Mr. Earl, his neighbor.
A memorial service was held at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Clark S. Brown & Sons Funeral Home on Thursday, April 30, 2015.