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Esther Moore Westbrook

Esther Moore Westbrook of Raleigh, NC, formerly of Roanoke Rapids, NC, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019. She was born in Nash County...

Ruth Morgan

It is with great sadness that the family of Ruth Morgan announces her passing after an aggressive recurrence of breast cancer, on Monday,...

Roger Payne Lee

Roger Payne Lee, 66, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Sunday, July 14, 2019. Mr. Lee was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC. He was the son of the late...

Henry Buchanan Moncure Jr.

Henry Buchanan Moncure, Jr. passed away at his home on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the age of 64. Henry was born March 2, 1955 in...

Margaret Elizabeth Eye Elliott

Margaret Elizabeth Eye Elliott, 98, passed away July 13, 2019, at her home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. She was born April 3, 1921,...

Obituaries Page

Thomas 'Tommy' Edison Wheeler Sr.

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Thomas “Tommy” Edison Wheeler, Sr., 87, or Grifton, NC, formerly of Roanoke Rapids passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the North Carolina Veteran’s Home in Kinston, NC. Tommy was born November...

Betty Jean Ogburn

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Betty Jean Ogburn, 79, of Emporia, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Virginia Dunlow Balmer. She was also preceded in death by three brothers,...

Floye Jean Winters Cox

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Floye Jean Winters Cox, 73, of Halifax passed away, Monday, July 8, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Floye was born May 14, 1946 in Washington County, MS to the late Francis Marion...

Brenda Ormond Love

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Brenda Ormond Love, 75, of Littleton, NC, born May 23, 1944, passed away the evening of Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Ms. Love was preceded in death by her parents,...

Floye Jean Winters Cox

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Floye Jean Winters Cox, 73, of Halifax, passed away, Monday, July 8, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Floye was born May 14, 1946 in Washington County, MS to the late Francis Marion...

Steve Potter

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Steve Potter, 60, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Saturday, June 29, 2019 from a motorcycle accident on Thelma Road. Steve is the former president and owner of Secure Solutions, Inc. Steve grew up in...

Robert Graydon Morris

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Robert Graydon Morris, 86, of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina was welcomed into his heavenly home on July 6, 2019. Robert was born on October 11, 1932 in Newport News, Virginia to the late Willard...

Jessica Clarie Stroud

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Jessica Clarie Stroud, 35, of Lula Lee Road in Littleton died July 6, 2019. Jessica was born November 11, 1983 in Durham, the daughter of Beverly Barber and Jeffrey Cullen Shearin. A waitress in the...

Florence Scott Constantino

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Florence Scott Constantino, 90, formerly of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 in Henderson Nevada. She was born in Martinsville, Virginia to the late William B....

Nancy Ann Wehner

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Nancy Ann Wehner, 80, of Tom Willey Street in Gaston died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Nancy was born October 5, 1939 in Baltimore, MD, the daughter of Elizabeth...

Albert Roscoe Hargrove Jr.

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Albert Roscoe Hargrove, Jr., 79, of Roanoke Rapids died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his home. Mr. Hargrove was born in Enfield on December 10, 1939, the son of Albert R. Hargrove, Sr. and Eva Wallace...

Shirley Wagner Bridges

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Shirley Wagner Bridges, 83, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, NC. Shirley was born in Edgecombe County, NC, the daughter of the late Arthur...

Dr. James "Pete" Luton

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Dr. James Guignard “Pete” Luton, 93, died June 29, 2019, in Richmond, Va. Born in Sumter, S.C., Dr. Luton was the son of the late Lila Gardner Luton. He was a veteran of WWII and received degrees...

Johnny Wayne Smith Sr.

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Johnny Wayne Smith, Sr., 73, died at his home surrounded by family Friday, June 28, 2019. Mr. Smith was born in Northampton County, September 18, 1945, son to the late Edgar Matt and Mary Hall...

William Earl Moseley

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William Earl Moseley, 77, died Friday, June 28, 2019. A native of Halifax County, William was the son of the late William Edward Moseley and Margaret Conner Moseley. In addition to his parents he...

Emily Renn Bush

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Emily Renn Bush, 72, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at her home. Emily was born June 23, 1947 in Halifax County to the late Johnnie Renn and Rosa Doyle Renn. She was also...

Texie Ruth Bryant Wood

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Texie Ruth Bryant Wood, 98, formerly of Jefferson Street in Roanoke Rapids, died June 26, 2019 at Hampton Manor in Gaston. Mrs. Wood was born in Roanoke Rapids on November 19, 1920, the daughter of...

Herbert Allan 'Boogie' Webb

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Herbert Allan “Boogie” Webb, 65, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at his home. Herbert was born in Halifax County, NC to Herbert and Virginia Dare Hale Webb, who preceded him in...

David Lee Keeter

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David Lee Keeter, 79, died peacefully at home with loved ones by his side, in Rocky Mount, NC, Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Mr. Keeter was born in Halifax County, August 14, 1939, to the late Robert Lee...

Eula C. Mountford

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Eula C. Mountford, age 93, passed away at Brunswick Health & Rehab in Ash, N.C., on Monday, June 24, 2019. She was born in Wilson, NC, on August 29, 1925. She was preceded in death by her husband...
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Phyllis Bradley Walker, age 47 of Suffolk Va. went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday May 7, 2019. 

Walker was born in North Hampton Co. NC the daughter of the late William Bradley Sr. and the late Thelma Conner Bradley.

Phyllis was a loving wife, mother, sister and a friend to many people.  She touched many lives and witnessed for Jesus everywhere she went.  She was a member of Sweethaven Baptist church in Portsmouth, Va. preceding her in death was her parents and a nephew Brian Bradley. 

Walker is survived by her loving and dedicated husband Jonathan, her sweet children; Josiah Ray Walker and Emily Grace Walker, her twelve brothers; William Jr. (Charolette), Johnny, James (Ann), Lawrence, Ray, Cecil (Pam), Melvin (Debbie), Stephen (Kathy), Glenn (Loretta), Robert (Jennifer),  Dennis (Tammy), Donald (Belinda),  Eight sisters Thelma Walker (Gilbert), Nancy Jones (Tony), Dorothy Jones, Arline Johnson (Earl), Diane Delatte, Sandra Bradley, Mary Massey, Teressa  Edwards (Don), One aunt Inetta Epps , numerous nieces , nephews and cousins. 

She is also survived by a very loving and caring mother in law Patsy Setzer, to whom the family extends gratitude and thanks, brother in law Tim and sister in law Debbie Rochelle.

The family will receive friends Friday May 10, 2019 from 5-7 in Loving  Funeral Home in Portsmouth, Va.   A funeral service will be held at 11am at Sweethaven Baptist Church in Portsmouth, Va.  Burial will be private at Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetary.