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William 'Billy' Albert Jenkins

William “Billy” Albert Jenkins, 94 of Littleton, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2024. He was born in Halifax County on...

Dorothy Lee Watson Taylor

Dorothy Lee Watson Taylor left this life on Friday, July 12, 2024 after a lengthy illness. She died at her home in Gumberry, NC. Dorothy...

Verba Maxine Lowe Jones

Our beloved mother, Verba Maxine Lowe Jones, 80, peacefully entered the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 7, 2024. She was...

Ruth Belle Futrell Cannon

Ruth Belle Futrell Cannon, 92, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2024 in ECU North Hospital. Mrs. Cannon was born on...

Jessica Clay Clements

Jessica Clay Clements, 39, passed away on July 4, 2024. She is survived by her loving husband, Luke Clements, sons, Logan Clements and...

Obituaries Page

Alan 'Jack' Lynn Goldberg

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Jack Goldberg, a beloved figure in the community, passed away on June 28, 2024. He leaves behind his cherished wife, Myrna Goldberg and his children, Ben Goldberg (Sara) and Emily Goldberg (William...

Bernice 'Bengie' Gantt Stallings

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Bernice “Bengie” Gantt Stallings, 80, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2024 in Bryan Health and Rehab in Scotland Neck, NC. Mrs. Stallings was born in Halifax County on December...

Linda Carroll Willis Hargrove

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Linda Carroll Willis Hargrove, 80, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2024, in ECU Medical Center in Greenville. Mrs. Hargrove was born on January 4, 1944, in Halifax County, the...

Margaret Oliver Draper

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Margaret Oliver Draper 86 of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her residence on Tuesday June 26, 2024. Margaret was born on March 12, 1938, in Clayton, NC. She is...

Christopher Mike Dowles

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Christopher Mike Dowles, 47, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2024. Mr. Dowles was born on January 30, 1977, in Roanoke Rapids, the son of the late Betty Hunt Dowles and Samuel...

Troy 'Lee' Bone Jr.

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Troy “Lee” Bone, Jr., age 71, formerly of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Lee was born to Troy Lee Bone, Sr. and Doris Proctor Bone on May 21, 1953 in Rocky Mount, NC. He...

John Lemuel Fitzhugh Jr.

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John Lemuel Fitzhugh Jr 86 of Garysburg, NC passed away peacefully surrounded by family at ECU Health Medical Center on Wednesday June 19, 2024. John was born on March 3, 1938, in Halifax County. He...

Frederick Harrison Gregory

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On the morning of June 16, 2024, Frederick Harrison Gregory passed away at his home in Havre de Grace, MD after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 89 years old. Fred was born in Halifax, NC on...

Joseph Alan Cole

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Joseph Alan Cole, 60, of Gaston, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2024 at his residence. Mr. Cole was born in Baltimore, MD, the son of the late Opal Cole and Monroe Harris. Surviving include his...

Lottie Smith Edenbeck

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Lottie Smith Edenbeck 73 of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday June 17, 2024. Lottie was born on October 9, 1950, in Halifax County. She is preceded by her parents...

Joan Catherine Dula Morris

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Joann Catherine Dula Morris, 89, of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on Friday, June 14, 2024 at her home. Mrs. Morris was born on October 7, 1934 in Hampton, Virginia, the daughter of the late...

Karen Pepper Hedgepeth

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Karen Pepper Hedgepeth, 63, of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday June 10, 2024. Karen was born on October 29, 1960, in Halifax County. Karen is survived by her...

Kathryn Patterson Mattern

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Kathryn Patterson Mattern 68, passed away on June 7, 2024. She is preceded in death by her mother, Irene Morgan, father, Raymond Patterson, step father, Aubrey Morgan, former husband, Jimmy Wilson,...

Leon Carlton Burgess

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Leon Carlton Burgess, 88, of Conway, North Carolina passed away on Friday, May 31, 2024. He was born in Northampton County on November 29, 1935 to the late Clifton Burgess and Bernice Dunn Burgess...

Jane Stansbury Lockerman

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Jane Stansbury Lockerman of Gasburg, Virginia, passed away at her home on June 4, 2024. Jane was born Betty Jane Stansbury on February 6, 1948 in Littleton, North Carolina to Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ben...

George Whitley 'Johnny' Draper

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George Whitley “Johnny” Draper, 83, of Weldon, NC passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. Johnny was the son of the late George Whitley Draper, Sr. and Louise Millikin Draper. He was also preceded...

Earl Wayne Blick

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Earl Wayne Blick 76, went to be with the Lord on June 1, 2024. Blick was born November 7, 1947 and is the son of George Richard Blick and Virginia Wrenn Blick. He is preceded in death by both...

Bruce Timothy Cooke

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Bruce Timothy Cooke, 66, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. He is preceded in death by his parents Herman M. Cooke and Lillie L. Cooke. Bruce is survived by his sister, Brenda Mayton and her...

Deaconess Iona Elizabeth Brooks Burnette

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Deaconess Iona Elizabeth Brooks Burnette transitioned from her earthly life on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at her home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, with her loving family by her side. She was born...

James Thomas Long Jr.

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It is with great sadness that the family of James Thomas Long, Jr. announces his passing on May 23, 2024 at his home in Roanoke Rapids, NC. James will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 64 years,...