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Obituaries for April 8

Jessie B. Burns

Jessie B. Burns, 89, of Boston, Mass., died Friday, April 1, 2005, in Boston, Mass.

Service will be held at 12 noon Saturday, April 9, 2005, Elbethel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Summerfield Community Cemetery with Lewis Brothers Funeral Home directing.

Mattie Eady

Mattie Eady, 78, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2005, at Perryville Baptist Church the Rev. Lionel Melton, pastor and Elder Clark officiating. Burial will follow in the Perryville Cemetery with Lee & Rollins Funeral Homer directing.

Edith Bates

Edith Bates, 90, of Newbern, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at a Greensboro hospital.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at St. Mary AME Church in Greensboro, with the Rev. Paul Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Lee & Rollins Funeral Home directing.