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Morris 'Butch' Patrick Englehart

Morris ”Butch” Patrick Englehart, 73, died Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his residence in Gaston. Butch was born in Henrico, VA on...

Melody Jo Edwards Gannett

Melody Jo Edwards Gannett, 56, died Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Melody was a native of Halifax County, the daughter of June Hathaway...

James Allen Moseley

James Allen Moseley, 82, of Vaughan, died on Monday, Oct. 14, at Signature Health Care in Roanoke Rapids. The Rev. Ray Renn will conduct...

Lillian Odessa Gibson Merritt

Lillian Odessa Gibson Merritt, 81, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Signature Healthcare in Roanoke Rapids....

Lillian Odessa Gibson Merritt

Lillian Odessa Gibson Merritt, 81, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Signature Healthcare in Roanoke Rapids....

Obituaries Page

Frederick John Rehner Jr.

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Frederick John Rehner Jr., left us after a long battle with cancer on October 13, 2019. Fred was born February 4, 1932, the son of Frederick John Rehner, Sr and Helen Rehner, of Mount Clemmons,...

Ronald Winfrey DeBerry

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Ronald Winfrey DeBerry, 70, died Friday, October 11, 2019 at home. Mr. DeBerry was born in Halifax County on September 18, 1949 to Garland Winfrey and Flossie Mae Thompson DeBerry, who predeceased...

Catherine 'Kathy' Anita Bennett Keener

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Catherine "Kathy" Anita Bennett Keener, 87, died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Signature Healthcare in Roanoke Rapids. The daughter of Claude and Alice Bennett, she was born in Clinton, NC, on August...

Betty Lou Arnold

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Betty Lou Arnold, 71, of Roanoke Rapids died September 26, 2019 at Hampton Manor in Gaston. Mrs. Arnold was born in Northampton County on June 4, 1948, a daughter of Willie L. and Carrie Crowder...

Frances 'Frankie' Waters Edwards

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Frances “Frankie” Waters Edwards, 80, died Tuesday, October 8, at home. Frankie was born March 28, 1939 in Halifax County, the daughter of Wittford Waters and Irene Denton Waters. She was a retired...

Fred Randolph Duke Sr.

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Fred Randolph Duke Sr., 90, of Aurelian Springs, NC, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at his home. He was born in Northampton County to the late Fred Douglas and Emma Lee Askew Duke and...

Katie Moore Coley

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Katie Moore Coley, 97, died on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at Warren Hills Nursing Center. She was born in Roanoke Rapids to the late James Clayton “J.C.” and Mary Lilly Frances White Moore. Katie was...

Harry Thomas Bright

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Harry Thomas Bright, 92, of Raleigh, NC, formerly of Roanoke Rapids, NC, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. He was born in Halifax County to the late Joe Cecil Bright, Sr. and Harriett B....

Peggy Jean Stroud Harlow

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Peggy Jean Stroud Harlow, 81 of Roanoke Rapids, passed away September 21st, 2019 in Severn MD. Peggy was born in Kinston NC to Charlie and Julia Stroud on April 13, 1938. Peggy was a homemaker and...

Marvin Woodrow Collier

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Marvin Woodrow Collier, fondly known as June, Dad, and Granddaddy, passed away on September 30, 2019 at the age of 100. He was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, on January 22, 1919. He was predeceased by...

Russell Douglas Baird

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Russell Douglas Baird, 77, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at his home with his loving wife, family and friends by his side. A native of Northampton County, Doug was the son of the late Sydney Melvin...

Jean Meiggs Wesson Worley

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Jean Meiggs Wesson Worley, 94, died at her home on Lake Gaston Monday, September 30, 2019. Mrs. Worley was born, September 29, 1925, one of twelve children, to the late George Washington and Sarah...

Carlton Winslow Pruden

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Carlton Winslow Pruden, 83, of Roanoke Rapids, died Tuesday, October 1, 2019 in Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Mr. Pruden was born April 29, 1936, in Halifax County, the son of John Carlton...

Barbara Jean Leonard Parrish Wrenn

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June 8, 1939 - September 30, 2019 Barbara Jean Leonard Parrish Wrenn, 80, of Centerville, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at Rex Hospital in Raleigh with her family by her side. Barbara was...

Una Plyler Tidwell

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Una Plyler Tidwell, 85, died Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Tidwell was born in Kershaw, SC, November 6, 1933, daughter to the late Luther and Azilee Moree...

Michael Everett 'ZZ' Stainback

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Michael Everett “ZZ” Stainback, 72, died Sunday, September 22, 2019. A native of Halifax County, Mike was the son of the late Everett S. “Dick” Stainback and Marjorie Keene Stainback. He was also...

Curtis Ray Carlisle

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Curtis Ray Carlisle, 77, died Saturday morning, September 28, 2019 in his Darlington area home. Mr. Carlisle was born June 28, 1942 in Sampson County, the son of Gilbert and Rachel Lillian Williams...

Nellie Mae Brewer White

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Nellie Mae Brewer White, 91, of Gibson, NC, changed her address when God Called her home on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Born November 15, 1927, in Roanoke Rapids, NC, she was the daughter of the...

Erik Shane Lassiter

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In the early hours of Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 91 Driftwood Lane, Roanoke Rapids, NC, God saw Erik Shane Lassiter (age 31) struggling with drug demons and his body and soul was growing tired...

Reverend Charles Thomas Bodkin

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The Reverend Charles Thomas Bodkin, 82, of Raleigh, died at Wake Med Hospital Saturday, September 21, 2019, with his wife by his side. A native of Raleigh, he was the son of the late Arthur Franklin...