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John William Branham III

Mr. John William Branham, III, 93 of Halifax, North Carolina passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He...

Ralph Wade Smith

Ralph Wade Smith, 80, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Wade was born...

Norwood Dixon Riddle

Norwood Dixon Riddle, a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, of Weldon, NC died September 18, 2020 at the age of 95. He was...

Deacon Dennis Daniels

"When peace, like a river attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll, whatever my lot. thou hast taught me to say, it is well,...

Doris Hinton Tew

Doris Hinton Tew, 91 of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. She was born on March 2, 1929 to the late Carl...

Obituaries Page

Marcus Grant Little Jr.

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Marcus Grant Little, Jr. 58, of Gaston passed away at his home. Marcus was born December 2, 1961 in Pensacola, FL to the late Marcus Grant Little, Sr. and Gloria Walker Little. He was also preceded...

Hubert Matthew 'Matt' Hux

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Hubert Matthew “Matt” Hux, 62, formerly of Roanoke Rapids passed away Monday September 14, 2020 at the Caswell Center in Kinston. Matt was born November 4, 1957 in Halifax County to the late Grady...

Donna 'Speedie' Hobbs Newsome

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Donna “Speedie” Hobbs Newsome, 55, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at her home. Donna was born August 17, 1965 in Richmond, VA to William Hobbs and Linda Campbell Hobbs. She...

Rachel Blackham Dean

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Rachel Blackham Dean, 91, died Sunday, September 13, 2020, at her residence. A native of Wilmington, NC, Rachel was the daughter of the late Thomas Blackham and Jane Aloysius Knowles Blackham. In...

Robert 'Bobby' Earl Turner

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Robert “Bobby” Earl Turner, 67, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. Bobby was born October 1, 1952 in Halifax County to the late William Turner and Maggie Newsome Turner. He...

Stanley 'Papa' Ellis Radford

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Stanley “Papa” Ellis Radford, 83, of Enfield, NC passed away peacefully on September 6, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Stanley was born March 30, 1937 in Halifax County to the late...

Linda Beale Thompson

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Linda Beale Thompson, 73, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clara Davis and Carole Quinton Beale, along with her two brothers, Linwood C. Warrick...

Jerry Collier

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Jerry Collier, 70, of Gaston, NC died September 1, 2020 at his residence. Jerry was born in Roanoke Rapids Hospital February 4, 1950, the son of Clayton and Bettie Collier. He grew up on the family...

Joyce Watson Bridgers

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Joyce Watson Bridgers, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 2, 2020 at Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi, NC. She was the perfect wife, mother, and grandmother, and she will be...

Jeffrey Wayne Simmons

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Jeffrey Wayne Simmons, 42, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at his home. Jeffrey was born July 27, 1978 to Lawrence E. Simmons and Jean Newsome Simmons. He was preceded in...

Joe Kiser Robinson

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Joe Kiser Robinson, 84, of Emporia, VA, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020. He was a member at Forrest Hill Baptist Church. He worked as a Loom Fixer at J.P. Stevens/The Bibb Company for over 40...

Elsie Walker Conwell

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Elsie Walker Conwell, 79, died August 30, 2020 in Signature Healthcare. Elsie was born in Randolph County, NC on May 27, 1941, the daughter of Cleveland and Margie Fender Charles. Her parents; first...

Sylvia Jean Chambliss Finch

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Sylvia Jean Chambliss Finch, of Raleigh, died August 24, 2020 and is now in Heaven with her Lord, Jesus Christ. She was born May 4, 1936, in Roanoke Rapids, to the late Marvin Henry Chambliss and...

Anne Birdsong Strickland

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Anne Birdsong Strickland On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Anne Moseley Birdsong Strickland, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away at the age of 91. Anne was born on May 5,...

Stacy Lynne Harrup Dixon

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Stacy Lynne Harrup Dixon, 59, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center. Stacy was born August 16, 1961 in Emporia VA to Lewis Harrup and Elaine Bowen Harrup....

Iluminada 'Nanay' Ortiguerra

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Iluminada “Nanay“ Ortiguerra, age 91 of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on August 24th, 2020 of natural causes. She was born on March 24th, 1929 to Guillermo and Justina Peralta in Malabon City,...

Joseph Fleetwood Sullivan Jr.

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Joseph Fleetwood Sullivan, Jr. passed away on August 22nd, 2020 after a long illness. Joe was born August 16th, 1941 in Roanoke Rapids, NC, the son of Fleetwood Sullivan and Pearl (Istreicko)...

Rhonda Lynn Bryant Stanley

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Rhonda Lynn Bryant Stanley, 61, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at her home. Rhonda was born October 22, 1958 in Portsmouth, VA to the late Jack Eldridge Bryant and Jean...

Elsie Sullivan Sellers

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Elsie Sullivan Sellers, 85, died Wednesday afternoon, August 19, 2020 in the home she shared with her daughter and family in Smithfield. Elsie was born in Johnston County on June 8, 1935, one of...

Marie Adkins Berry

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Marie Adkins Berry, 100 years old, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 22, 2020. Marie was born on April 1, 1920, to the late Burnice and William David Adkins. She was...