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Betty Avery Byrd

Betty Avery Byrd, 90, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Monday, July 22, 2024, at her home. She was born October 19, 1933, in Harnett County...

Benjamin Franklin Irby

Benjamin Franklin Irby, 87, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2024 in his home. Mr. Irby was born on June 13, 1937 in...

Barbara Diane Read Wagaman

Barbara Diane Read Wagaman, 71, of Roanoke Rapids passed at her home July 18, 2024. She was born March 20, 1953 in Kent County of Delaware...

Gerald Boyd Rowland

Gerald Boyd Rowland, 84, of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, husband of Louise Alston Rowland, entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 15,...

William Thomas Johnson

William Thomas Johnson, 81, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2024. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Edgar Johnson and Jessie...

Obituaries Page

Betty Ann Pittman Taylor

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Betty Ann Pittman Taylor, 89, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Monday, July 15, 2024, at ECU North Hospital. Betty was born August 10, 1934, to the late Paul Stanley Pittman and Dorothy Butler Pittman....

William 'Billy' Albert Jenkins

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William “Billy” Albert Jenkins, 94 of Littleton, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2024. He was born in Halifax County on January 9, 1930 to the late Barney FrazierJenkins and Lillie...

Dorothy Lee Watson Taylor

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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 was the daughter of Robert Cash and Rosa Lee Watson. She grew...

Verba Maxine Lowe Jones

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Our beloved mother, Verba Maxine Lowe Jones, 80, peacefully entered the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 7, 2024. She was affectionately known as “Verb” and “Aunt Verb” by her loving...

Ruth Belle Futrell Cannon

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Ruth Belle Futrell Cannon, 92, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2024 in ECU North Hospital. Mrs. Cannon was born on December 12, 1931, in Conway, NC, the daughter of the late...

Jessica Clay Clements

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Jessica Clay Clements, 39, passed away on July 4, 2024. She is survived by her loving husband, Luke Clements, sons, Logan Clements and Lyndon Clements, parents, Susan Murphy (Pat) and Frankie Clay...

William Carl Taylor

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William Carl Taylor left this life peacefully on Friday July 5, 2024. He died at his home in Gumberry, NC less than 200 feet from the location of his birth. He was the third of four children of...

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,...