BENSON, N.C. — Parris Lee King, 53, 6209 Old Fairground Road, left us on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 with her daughter Erica Locklear and long time companion Bobby Locklear by her side. She had been battling cancer for almost five years. Parris was born March 2, 1962 in Laconia, N.H.
Parris was predeceased by her grandparents Charles and Estelle King of Ashland, N.H., her grandparents Albert and Alice McCormack of Holderness, and her brother, Tony King of Laconia.
Ms. King is survived by her parents Gordon and Mary (McCormack) King of Laconia, N.H., her brothers Duane King of Hudson, N.H., Brooks King of Laconia, N.H. and Shane King and his wife Natalie Wilson of New York City, N.Y. Also her long time companion Bobby Locklear of 24 years and daughters Amy Emery and partner Liane Elias, Aleesha (Emery) Grimmett and spouse Brian Grimmett, and Erica Locklear and significant other Daniel Evans, her 2 grandchildren Landon Grimmett and Isabella Locklear and Biscuit her lap dog.
She is a 1980 graduate of Wilton Iowa High School. Upon graduation she served three years in the U.S. Navy where she studied to be a nurse. She was stationed at the former Portsmouth, N.H. Navy Yard. Upon leaving she was a stay at home mom for a couple of years to raise her children. She had dedicated work service to the Short Stop convenience store chain for over 25 years.
She is an active member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Angier, N.C. under Pastor Jim White.
Ms. King's memorial service will be on Saturday May 23, 2015 at Trinity Baptist Church of 29 East Wray Street, Angier NC 27501. Guests are welcome to visit with the family from 10am-12pm before the service at 12 p.m.
Her interests included crocheting, camping, fitness & exercise, crafts, decorating Christmas trees for various holidays, baking cakes and other treats.
Flowers can be donated in her honor to the UNC-Chapel Hill hospital and donations can be made out to Aleesha Grimmett of 107 Grace Meadows Drive, Clayton, NC 27520.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 07:52
BRISTOL — Rolf G. Pagel, 91, of South Pasadena, Fla. and Bristol, N.H., died March 9, 2015 after a brief illness.
Predeceased by his loving wife of 70 years, Blanche on January 18, 2015, survived by daughters Mary, Helen, Caren and predeceased by Liz: predeceased by brother Hans, survived by brother Gunther, 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grand children and 2 nieces. A funeral mass will be held on May 23, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church, West Shore Road in Bristol. The burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. at Homeland Cemetery on NH Route 104 in Bristol with an 11:30 Celebration of Life luncheon reception at the Marion Center on West Shore Road across from Our Lady of Grace Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Mayhew Program: PO Box 120 Bristol NH 03222 www.mayhew.org or to Nokumbaya Medical Mission: www.nokumbaya.com
Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 07:47
BRISTOL — Blanche J. (DeBarbieri) Pagel, 88, of South Pasadena, Fla. and Bristol, N.H. died on January 18, 2015 from injuries suffered in a fall on January 4th. Briefly survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Rolf, who passed away unexpectedly on March 9, 2015. Survived by daughters Mary, Helen, Caren and predeceased by Liz: also predeceased by 3 siblings, Joseph, Helen and Louis, survived by 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grand children and several nieces and nephews. A funeral mass will be held on May 23, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church, West Shore Road in Bristol. The burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. at Homeland Cemetery on NH Route 104 in Bristol with an 11:30 a.m. Celebration of Life luncheon reception at the Marion Center on West Shore Road across from Our Lady of Grace Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Mayhew Program: PO Box 120 Bristol NH 03222 www.mayhew.org or to All Childrens hospital: www.allkids.org
Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 07:44
WEAVERVILLE, N.C. — Anita Jean Sykes passed away peacefully in Hospice on April 6, 2015 in Weaverville, N.C. at the age of 85. She was born in Northfield, N.H. to Edgar Sykes and Pauline P Burleigh. She is survived by her daughters Cherie(John) Goggin, Belinda(Wayne)Raab, sister Beverly Rose and her extended family. We all will miss her.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 07:31