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Anthony Blake Byrd

Anthony Blake Byrd, 45, died Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center. Anthony is preceded in death by his father Donald Ray...

Ruth H. Smith

Ruth H. Smith, 84, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 at Vidant North Hospital. Graveside services will be held Friday...

Carl Edwin Harrison

Carl Edwin Harrison, 65, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020. Carl was preceded in death by his father, Carl P....

Jason Billy Vincent

It is with deepest sorrow that we say goodbye to Jason Billy Vincent, age 45, our beloved son, brother, family member, and friend who...

Marion Frances Vinson Britt

Marion Frances Vinson Britt, 90, died in Pine Forest Rest Home Friday, April 03, 2020. Mrs. Britt was born, April 26, 1929, in Northampton...

Obituaries Page

Edna Irene Dickens Weeks

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Edna Irene Dickens Weeks, 85, died March 31, 2020 in her Weldon home. She was born April 16, 1934, to Charles Henry Dickens and Myrtle Crepe Richards Dickens. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Weeks...

Margaret Willey Benford

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Margaret Willey Benford, 89, of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. She was born in Halifax County to the late Henry Benjamin and Elsie Butts Willey and was preceded in death...

Paul Everette Holcomb Sr.

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Today, March 30, 2020, we lost Paul Everette Holcomb, Sr, who was born the 20th of July, 1956 in Ronceverte, West Virginia. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Holcomb, in 2013; his father,...

Mable Ann Johnston Harrell

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Mable Ann “Betsy” Johnston Harrell, 49, of Roanoke Rapids passed into the loving arms of Jesus Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at her home. Mable was born December 12, 1970 in Halifax County to George and...

Thomas Joseph Butler Jr.

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Thomas Joseph Butler, Jr. 80, died Monday morning, March 30, 2020 in his Henrico home. Mr. Butler was born in Newsome, VA on November 13, 1939, the son of Thomas J. Butler, Sr. and Marie Owens...

Jack Foister Lambert

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Jack Foister Lambert, 85, died March 29, 2020 at home. He was born in Halifax County on July 15, 1934, the son of Martin F. and Mabel Glascow Lambert. His parents; brother, Joe Lambert; sister,...

Wilma Sadler Allen

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Mrs. Wilma Sadler Allen, 82, died Sunday afternoon, March 29, 2020 in her Roanoke Rapids home. A West Virginia native, she was born February 2, 1938 to Woodrow W. and Dana Bish Sadler. Her parents,...

Hockaday COVID-19 statement

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Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service will continue to serve our community in these complicated times. We take the comfort, welfare and health of our families and guests very seriously. Our team is...

Clarice Joyner Pearce

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Clarice Joyner Pearce, 77, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at Liberty Commons Nursing Home. Clarice was born May 1, 1942 in Franklin County to the late Kenneth Edward Joyner and...

Edward Loyless Murray Jr.

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Edward Loyless Murray, Jr. 95 of Littleton, NC passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020. He was born in Summerville, South Carolina to the late Edward Loyless Murray, Sr. and Blanch Krider Murray and...

Walter Grey Crawley

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Mr. Walter Grey Crawley, 75, of Roanoke Rapids, died Friday morning, March 27, 2020 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Mr. Crawley was born in Halifax County on September 8, 1944, the son of...

Pastor Margaret English Horrell

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Pastor Margaret English Horrell, 89, went home to be with the Lord on March 26, 2020. Born in Pender County on Aug. 19, 1930, she was a daughter of J.J. English and Leona Rivenbark English, both of...

Jerry O'Connor

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Jeremiah (Jerry) P. O’Connor Jr., 65, passed away peacefully at home in Roanoke Rapids, NC on March 17, 2020 after a courageous fight with COPD and Cancer. Jerry was born the son of Margaret and...

Silas McDonald 'Don' Rowland

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Silas McDonald “Don” Rowland. 80, of Halifax passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center. Don was born November 16, 1939 in Halifax County to the late Silas W. Rowland and Ruth Hux...

Julia Parrish Norris

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Julia Parrish Norris, 81, of Halifax passed away Friday, March 20, 2020. Julia was born June 5, 1938, in Warren County to the late Johnny and Elva Lancaster Parrish. She was also preceded in death...

Leslie Ray Oliver

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Leslie Ray Oliver, 75, went home to be with the Lord on March 18, 2020, after a long illness and surrounded by his family. He was born on November 12, 1944, in Halifax County, the son of the late...

Wrenn statement on COVID-19

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Wrenn Clarke and Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service will continue to serve the Roanoke Valley in these very difficult times. We take the health and wellbeing of our families and friends very...

Askew statement on COVID-19

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We at Askew Funeral & Cremation Services are trying to adhere to all national and state authority recommendations on large crowds regarding COVID -19. Funeral Services are unlike any of the other...

Charles Edward Isles

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Charles Edward Isles, 86, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at Vidant North Hospital. Charles was born July 19, 1933 in Halifax County to the late Robert Isles and Tempie...

Hockaday statement on COVID-19

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Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service will continue to serve our community in these complicated times. We take the comfort, welfare and health of our families and guests very seriously. Our team is...