Roxboro High School
Class Of 1969
In Memory of Marsha Hawkins Wheeler
Our sympathy to classmate Michael Wheeler in the loss of his wife and our classmate Marsha. Marsha was diagnosed last Fall with cancer and fought a long hard battle.
Below is Marsha and Michael with son Greg, daughter Wendy, and grandson.
Marsha Ann Hawkins Wheeler, 64, of 481 Frank Whitfield Road died Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was born in Person County to the late Frank Lee Hawkins, Sr. and Alma Odell Walker Hawkins. Mrs. Wheeler was also preceded in death by one brother, Frank Lee "Joe Billy" Hawkins, Jr. and one sister; Alma "Sister" Elizabeth Puett. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and Grace United Methodist Church where she served as a choir member. Mrs. Wheeler was a homemaker and babysitter for over 30 years. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, and proud Nana.
Surviving is her husband for over 44 years, Michael Wheeler, of the home; one son, Greg Wheeler, of Cary; one daughter, Wendy Wheeler Tickel and husband Jimmy, of Roanoke Rapids; a twin brother, Marvin "Bo" Hawkins, of Roxboro; mother-in-law, Frances Nelson Wheeler, of Roxboro; brother-in-law, Edgar Puett, of Roxboro; sister-in-law, Linda Hawkins, of Milton, NH; a host of nieces and nephews; and one grandson, Seth Tickel, of Roanoke Rapids.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, March 30, 2015 at Grace United Methodist Church by Pastor Ben Sims and Minister Marvin "Bo" Hawkins. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:30-8:00 PM Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Brooks and White Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Pallbearers will be Alvin Puett, Kevin Hawkins, Adam Oakley, Charles Strange, Tony Cole, Jody Williams, Phillip Carlisle, and Brandon Carlisle.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Herring Sunday School Class and Duke Life Flight Staff.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 313 Church Street, Roxboro, NC 27573.
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45th Reunion - August 16, 2014 Photos
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Photos have been added to this section and on Roxboro High School Class of 1969 Facebook group page. If you are on Facebook and not a member of the group, email Connie Crowder Mundy at email@example.com
Thanks to Sandra Chambers for our class photo! The photo was placed in The Courier=Times 9-13-2014 with the following information and classmate names:
Roxboro High School Class of 1969 held their 45th Class Reunion at Homestead Restaurant on August 16, 2014. 69 classmates attended along with 38 guests. 1st row (seated on ground): Deborah Oliver Weaver, Hayden Newell, Randy Wrenn, Tom Rogers, Jim Wade, Bobby Shackleford. 2nd row: Donald Wilson, Cecil Jones, Jo Anne Keel Jones, Patricia Gentry Goodwin, Donna Garrett Eddins, Vicky Denny Stigall, Pet Garrett Spears, Bobbi Brooks Gaddy, Beverly Adcock MacPhee, Lou Lockhart, Kathy Overby Tally, June Taylor Ashley, Donna Whitt Brustad, Connie Crowder Mundy, Julia Martin Phipps, Blanche Long Clayton, Gail Stephens Holding, Kay Merritt Brown, Faye Guill Stevens, Gregg Harmon (kneeling.) 3rd row: Bob Wilkerson, Mickey Clayton, Larry Broach, Larry Ray Newton, Debi Thomas Wilkins, Rob Fitzgerald, Jimmy Tuck, Anthony Oakley, Fran Cleveland Walker, Susan Gillis Norred, Margie Dickerson Gentry, Donna Shull Harris, Dixie Shipman Airey, Nancy Evans Minatel, Brenda Sanford Parks, Bobby Horner, Buddy Stevens, Thomas Drumwright, Bob Slaughter, Sheila Clayton, Larry Holeman, Martin Vernon, Chris Teague. 4th row: Jackie Gunter, Jimmy Weaver, H. C. Young, Robert Coleman, Ray Long, David O. Oakley, Betsy Booth Murray, Tommy Humphries, Tony Satterfield, Sandra Whitt, Cisco Lyons, Andy Wooten, B. J. Lester, Robin Simmons McRae, Deborah Ramsey, Victor Vining, Daylon Laws. Missing from photo (arrived after class photo taken): Mike Parham, Patricia Paul Parham, Gail Wrenn Denny
*248 graduated June 4, 1969
31 classmates have passed away (see 'In Memory' section)
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