Willie “Popsy” Dixon
Willie “Popsy” Dixon, 72, longtime drummer and vocalist for the soul and blues band “The Holmes Brothers,” died Friday, January 9, 2015, after a brief illness. With The Holmes Brothers he toured the world and released 12 albums. The group’s most recent release was 2014’s “Brotherhood” on Alligator Records.
posted 01.14.2015Levi E. Braxton Jr.
Levi E. Braxton Jr., known to family and all as Buster or Uncle Earl, was born May 18, 1918 to the late Levi and Elnora Braxton Sr. Levi, a gift from God, was the second son of eight children. He answered the call from his heavenly Father and left his rented castle to take occupancy in his promised mansion Monday, December 9, 2014.
posted 01.14.2015Timmy M. Tucker Sr.
Timmy McDaniel Tucker Sr., 46, passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014 in Sarasota, Fla. Timmy graduated from Middlesex High School. He moved to Florida four years ago. A memorial service was held January 3 at New Hope United Methodist Church by Rev. Brian Siegle.
posted 01.14.2015S. “Steve” Samuel Wilson
S. “Steve” Samuel Wilson, 82, of Martinsville went home to be with his Lord Saturday, January 10, 2015, at his residence. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 101 Centerport Drive, Greensboro, NC 27409.
posted 01.12.2015Linda S. Bogan
Linda Sullivan Bogan, 74, of Water View, previously of Richmond, passed away on January 7, 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Indian Rivers Humane Society.
posted 01.09.2015Rev. Dr. Claude Tucker
The Rev. Dr. Claude Tucker passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Visitation will be at Faulkner Funeral Home in Burgess on Thursday, January 15, from 7-8:30 p.m. The funeral will be at Afton United Methodist Church in Ophelia on Friday, January 16, at 11 a.m.