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Andrew Gordon Faison

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...

Rachel Hodges Cobb

Rachel Hodges Cobb, 90, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Carolina Rest Home. Rachel was born December 14, 1928,...

Howard Franklin Porter III

Howard Franklin Porter, III, 86, of Gaston, was called home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from Transitions Life Care Hospice in Raleigh. He...

Howard Franklin Porter III

Howard Franklin Porter, III, 86, of Gaston, died April 17, 2019 at Transitions Life Care Hospice in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete...

Robert A. 'Bud' Clary

Robert A. “Bud” Clary, 79, entered his eternal home Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Bud was born May 28, 1939, in Halifax County to the late...

Obituaries Page

Howerton Chester Finch Jr.

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Howerton Chester Finch, Jr., 57, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Rich Square Nursing Center. Jr. was born January 29, 1962 in Halifax County to Howerton C. Finch, Sr. and...

Barbara Moseley Spruill

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Barbara Moseley Spruill, age 72, of 117 Baird St. Gaston, NC, who worked as a retail clerk in area department stores passed away Tuesday April 9th at her home. She was preceded in death by parents,...

George Thomas Delbridge Sr.

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George Thomas Delbridge Sr., 81, of Gaston, North Carolina, formerly of Emporia, Va., passed away Friday April 5, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his mom, dad, and two...

Lander Franklin Barker Jr.

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Lander Franklin Barker, Jr., age 90, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Monday April 8, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Mr. Barker, was born in Bessemer City, NC the son of Lander F. Barker, Sr....

Heather Nicole Williams Barham

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Heather Nicole Williams Barham, 30 of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019. She was born in Horry County South Carolina on December 9, 1988. Heather is survived by her Husband,...

Niral Inez 'Mickey' Shaw

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Niral Inez “Mickey” Shaw, age 80, of Pleasant Hill, NC, died Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Shaw was born in in Columbus, GA, the daughter of the late Autry Gene...

Lewis Thomas Ellis

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Lewis Thomas Ellis, 77, formerly of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at Hunter Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rocky Mount. Lewis was born November 15, 1941, in...

John Edgar Hoffa

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John Edgar Hoffa, 80, of Gaston passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at home. John was born August 6, 1938 in Hardman, WV to the late John Edgar Hoffa, Sr. and Ingaba Dorothy Auvil. He was also...

John Edgar Hoffa

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John Edgar Hoffa, 80, of Gaston passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at home. A memorial service will be held at a later date in West Virginia. Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service are handling the...

George Thomas Delbridge

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George Thomas Delbridge, 81, of Gaston, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 3:00 P.M. April 14, 2019 at Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church....

Sidney Benjamin 'Junior' Baird Jr.

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Sidney Benjamin “Junior” Baird Jr., 75, died Friday, April 4, 2019, with his family by his side. A native of Halifax County, Junior was the son of the late Sidney B. Baird Sr. and Ella B. Baird. A...

Geraldine 'Deanie' Brown Smith

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Geraldine “Deanie” Brown Smith, 82, of Littleton, NC, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019. “Deanie” was born in Halifax County, to the late, Robert Franklin and Eunice Alma Hasty Brown. She was...

Christel Underwood Halloran

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Christel Underwood Halloran of Virginia Beach, VA, Born January 3, 1937 - March 24, 2019, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 82 years young. She was preceded in death...

Ada Mae Matthews Godsey

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Ada Mae Matthews Godsey, 81, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Ada was born October 22, 1937 to the late Bryant Matthews and Ollie Moseley...

Timothy Mark Hux

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Timothy Mark Hux, 54, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Hux was born in Halifax County, NC the son of the late Cecil Luther Hux and Betty Moseley Hux. His...

Jessie Mae Daughtry Bailey

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Jessie Mae Daughtry Bailey, 95, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Northampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, NC. Mrs. Bailey was born, July 12, 1923, in Northampton County, daughter of...

Cleveland “Snap” Cutchin

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Cleveland “Snap” Cutchin, of Halifax, North Carolina, departed this life on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. He was seventy-seven years old. In his younger years he...

Letha Page King

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Letha Page King, 89, of Halifax, transitioned to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 16, 2019. King was born on October 29, 1929, at the family home. Letha was the daughter of the late Samuel M....

Freeman Lester Rose Jr.

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Freeman Lester Rose, Jr., 76, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at Signature Healthcare. Lester was born June 16, 1942, in Halifax County to the late Freeman Lester Rose and...

Estelle Etheridge Lynch

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Estelle Etheridge Lynch, age 91, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lynch was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, the daughter of the late Claude...
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Tarboro, North Carolina, William  Weaver, age 78, passed  away on December 2, 2018.  He  was  born  December  10,  1939  in  Norfolk,  VA  to  the  late  Johnny Weaver  and  Mary  Porter.  

William  was a member  of  the  St.  Luke  Church of Christ.

He  leaves  to  cherish  his  memories:  his wife; Emma Pollard Weaver, two  sons;  Wilbur  Knight  of  Tarboro,  NC,  Thurman  Knight  of  Washington, DC, four  daughters;  Jacqueline  Fields  of  Goldsboro,  NC,  Marilyn  Randolph  of  Greenville,  NC,  Joyce  Jones  of  Roanoke  Rapids,  NC,  Undrea  Pettaway of Whitakers, NC,  twenty-five  grandchildren,  forty-six great grandchildren,  two  great  great  grandchildren  and  a host  of  other  loving relatives  and  friends.

Funeral  services  will  be  held  at  1:00  PM  at  St.  Luke  Church  of  Christ  on  Saturday,  December  8,  2018  with  Reverend  Dr.  James  Brown.  Burial  will  follow  in  the  Eastlawn  Memorial  Gardens,  Tarboro,  NC.

A  viewing  will be  held  from  7:15 - 9:15  PM on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the funeral home.

Services  are  entrusted  to  Hemby-Willoughby  Mortuary,  Inc.,  Tarboro,  NC.