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Robert 'Buddy' Michael High

Robert “Buddy” Michael High Buddy went home to be with the Lord on May 19, 2019. He was a loving husband, Daddy, Granddaddy, Brother,...

Rosaleen 'Rose' Ennis Lucas

Rosaleen “Rose” Ennis Lucas, 85, died May 20, 2019, in her Roanoke Rapids home, while surrounded by her family. Rose was born April 4,...

Ricky Wilson Clements

Ricky Wilson Clements, died Thursday, May 16, 2019. Ricky was 61. A native of Halifax County, Ricky worked for many years in construction...

Joe Nathan Pepper

Joe Nathan Pepper, 96, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at his home. Joe was born May 25, 1922, in Halifax County to...

Andrew Garland Allgood Jr.

Andrew Garland Allgood Jr. “Once a Marine Always a Marine” Andrew Garland Allgood, Jr., 67, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Wednesday, May 15,...

Obituaries Page

Phillip Earl Rooke

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Phillip Earl Rooke, 86, died May 13, 2019, in his Roanoke Rapids home following a period of declining health. Earl was born October 5, 1932, in Halifax County, the son of Lofton and Louise Gray...

Mary Millender Underdown

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Mary Millender Underdown, 79, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids. Mary was born September 6, 1939, in Franklin County, Florida, a daughter of Jessie...

Eddie Lee Wells

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Eddie Lee Wells, 87, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Halifax County, Eddie was the son of the late Joseph Carol Wells Sr. and Elizabeth Clary Wells Harvey. A Veteran...

Phyllis Bradley Walker

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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...

Eugene Wayne Jordan

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Eugene Wayne Jordan, 71, of Gaston, NC, died May 8, 2019, at Hampton Manor. Wayne was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, the son of the late Vauban Eugene Jordan and Grace Wrenn Jordan. He was a member of...

Melvin Rebecca Braddy Exum Reid Edwards

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Mrs. Melvin Rebecca Braddy Exum Reid Edwards, 85, of Roanoke Rapids died Monday, May 6, 2019 in Signature Healthcare. Born in Emporia, VA, on May 26, 1933, she was the daughter of Frank Elvin and...

Tyler Patrick Warren

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Tyler Patrick Warren, 24, of Littleton, NC, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019. He was born in Halifax County and was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Phyllis and Tommy Warren....

Wayne 'Cecil' Barnhill

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Wayne “Cecil” Barnhill, 79, of Halifax, NC, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. He was born in Halifax County to the late Ryan Hercules Barnhill and Dorothy Pittman Barnhill and was preceded in...

Susan Hux Capps

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Susan Hux Capps, 71, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 27, 2019, at her home. Susan was born July 25, 1947, in Norfolk, VA, to the late H.T. Hux, Jr. and Lucy Dickens Hux....

Stella Sue Grigg Nelson

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Stella Sue Grigg Nelson, 68, of Garysburg, NC, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019. A native of Halifax County she was born to the late Thomas Wilkins Grigg and Evelyn Frances Wooten Grigg. Stella...

S. Dean White

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S. Dean White, 68, of Gaston passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019. Dean was born March 20, 1951, in Henry County, Virginia to the late Canada Chester White and Mary Surratt White. He was also...

Dr. Phillip 'Phil' Taylor Sr.

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Dr. Phillip W “Phil” Taylor, Sr., 94, died Wednesday, April 25, 2019. He was the son of the late John Richard Taylor and Sadie Wynne Taylor. He was preceded in death by brothers, Marvin F Taylor and...

Ellen Smith Foster

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Ellen Smith Foster, 72, of Roanoke Rapids, died Wednesday April 24, 2019. Ellen, a native of Halifax County, was the daughter of the late Staffard Samuel and Dolphine Irby Smith. She was a graduate...

Armando Gentile

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Armando Gentile, 77, of Roanoke Rapids, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in his home. Born August 12, 1941 in Italy, he was the son of Giuseppe Gentile and Theresa Basso Gentile. He enjoyed healthy...

Bessie Mae Thompson Morris

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Bessie Mae Thompson Morris, 78, of Littleton, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Bessie Mae was born October 6, 1940, in Halifax County to the late George Lewallen Thompson, Sr. and Cloy Green...

Wallace Benton Edwards Jr.

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Wallace Benton Edwards, Jr., 90, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Wallace was born in Halifax County, NC, the son of the late Wallace Benton...

Charles Roberts Jr.

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Mr. Charles Roberts, Jr., of 1290 Pine Log Road, Emporia, VA departed this life on Friday, April 19, 2019 at the VCU-MCV Medical Center in Richmond, VA. A public viewing will be held Friday, April...

Andrew Gordon Faison

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Andrew Gordon Faison, 73, of King, NC, died Friday, April 19, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Faison, was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, the son of the late Allison Gordon Faison and Edith Newsome Faison....

Rachel Hodges Cobb

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Rachel Hodges Cobb, 90, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Carolina Rest Home. Rachel was born December 14, 1928, in Wayne County to the late Rev. Jerome Hodges, Sr. and...

Howard Franklin Porter III

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Howard Franklin Porter, III, 86, of Gaston, was called home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from Transitions Life Care Hospice in Raleigh. He was born February 25, 1933, in Baltimore, MD, to the late...
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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.