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Mildred Jenkins Glover

Mildred Jenkins Glover, 93, of Margarettsville died Saturday November 28, 2020. She was born to the late Barnie Frazier Jenkins and Lillie...

Wesley Floyd 'Toothpick' Edwards

Wesley Floyd “Toothpick” Edwards, 96, died Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids, NC due to complications...

Mary Louise Hedspeth Pope

Mary Louise Hedspeth Pope, 89 of Seaboard, NC passed away on Monday, November 29, 2020. She was born in Northampton County, NC in 1931 to...

Victoria Annette Milone Miller

Victoria Annette Milone Miller, died Sunday, November 29, 2020. She was 64. Vicki loved being with family, making crafts, listening to...

Mildred Laverne Thomason

Mildred Laverne Thomason, 94, died Thursday, November 26, 2020, at Hampton Manor in Gaston, NC. Graveside services will be held on...

Obituaries Page

Elizabeth Vick Barrett

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Elizabeth Vick Barrett, 100 of Conway, North Carolina passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Conway on February 10, 1920, she was a...

William 'Bill' Lawrence Tripp Jr.

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William “Bill” Lawrence Tripp, Jr., 82, died at Kindred Hospital Greensboro Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Mr. Tripp was born April 16, 1938 in Halifax County, son to the late William Lawrence Tripp,...

Edgar Lloyd Hargrave Jr.

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Edgar Lloyd Hargrave, Jr., 63 of Halifax, NC, died November 20, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital, Roanoke Rapids, NC. Lloyd Jr. was born in Halifax County, NC the son of the late Edgar Lloyd Hargrave,...

Florist Effie Howell King

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Florist Effie Howell King, 91, died Sunday afternoon, November 22, 2020 at Carolina Rest Home. Mrs. King was born May 7, 1929 in Florence Co., SC, the daughter of Henry Lee Howell and Flossie Lyles...

Ernest Lee Piercy Sr.

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Ernest Lee Piercy, Sr. 84 of Littleton died Monday November 16, 2020 at his home. He was born in Richmond, Virginia to the late Noble Burns and Sarah Broom Piercy. He was also preceded in death by a...

Cora Miller Matta

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Cora Miller Matta 10-17-1918 to 11-13-2020 Cora Miller Matta, 102, of Roanoke Rapids, died Friday evening. She was under the care of Chanequa Bryant, Hospice and Palliative Care of Nash General...

Miriam Howell Wall

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Miriam Howell Wall, 93, died Friday, November 13, 2020 after a long life of service to her church and family. Miriam was born May 23, 1927, daughter of Henry Lee Howell and Flossie Lyles Howell....

Nathaniel Ausby Jr.

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Mr. Nathaniel Ausby, Jr., age 73 of Garysburg, North Carolina, departed this earthly tabernacle on Monday, November 9, 2020 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Nathaniel, son of the late Nathaniel...

Calvin Ray Bishop

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Calvin Ray Bishop, 80, died Friday morning, November 13, 2020 at Signature Healthcare. Born March 9, 1940 in Bethel, NC, he was the son of Robert L. and Bessie Gums Bishop. His parents, his first...

Dr. Elton Lee Newbern Jr.

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Dr. Elton Lee Newbern, Jr., 79, of Enfield, NC died on November 13 following a battle with Covid 19. He was born in Colerain, NC, to the late Elton Lee Newbern, Sr. and Nora Webb Jones Newbern. Dr....

CMSgt. Michael Wayne Sheppard

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CMSgt. Michael Wayne Sheppard, USAF (Ret), 72, of Roanoke Rapids died November 11, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville following a brief illness. Born in Halifax County on April 15, 1948, he...

John 'Jack' Thomas Avery III

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John “Jack” Thomas Avery, III, 80, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Jack was born in Brunswick County, VA to the late John Thomas...

Paul Hood Barfield Jr.

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Paul Hood Barfield Jr. went to be with his Lord on Monday, November 9, 2020. He was 64 years old. He was born in Roanoke Rapids to the late Paul Hood Barfield Sr. and Clara Louise Oakley Barfield....

Kay P. Hargrove

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Kay P. Hargrove, 85 of Rocky Mount died Friday November 6, 2020. She was born on May 24, 1935 in Weldon. She was the daughter of Herman Ruell (Mr. Ham) and Thelma P. Hargrove. Kay was the youngest...

Edward Ray Mabrey

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Edward Ray Mabrey, 78, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at Signature Healthcare in Norfolk, VA. Edward was born May 21, 1942 in Littleton to the late Claude Mabrey and Mary...

Dedrick Decon Carter Jr.

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Little Dedrick Decon Carter, Jr., lovingly known as “Junior” to his family, was born into the Glory of the Lord on October 26, 2020. Junior is the infant son of Dedrick Decon Carter, Sr. and Yadira...

Paul Brian Smith

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Paul Brian Smith, 47, passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020. Paul was born in Halifax County to the late Dr. James Ronald “J.R.” Smith and Judy Smith Wilson (Keith) of Roanoke Rapids, who survives...

Paula Jean Davis Barrett

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Paula Jean Davis Barrett of Seaboard wanted nothing more than to raise a family filled with love and to live her life serving God. Extraordinarily successful at both, she went home to be with her...

Wilbur E. King

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Wilbur E. King, 86, went to be with the Lord on November 1, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. His final days were spent at home surrounded by his family. Wilbur was a devoted Christian and...

Betty Jean Tart Conner

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Betty Jean Tart Conner, 69, was a loving wife, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She passed away Friday, October 30, 2020, at 9:00 pm in her home surrounded by her family....