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Merlene Carpenter Edwards

Merlene Carpenter Edwards, 87, of Roanoke Rapids, died Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Hampton Manor in Gaston. A native of Halifax...

Peggy Ann Moss Jenkins

Peggy Ann Moss Jenkins, 66, of Roanoke Rapids, died Thursday November 14, 2019. Peggy was born in Nash County and graduated from Enfield...

Priscilla Dickerson May

Priscilla Dickerson May, 73, left us Wednesday, November 13, 2019. A native of Roanoke Rapids, Priscilla was the daughter of the late...

Eliard G. Croom

Eliard G. Croom , 89, a retired teacher of vocational education and industrial arts in Roanoke Rapids, NC, died November 10, 2019, in...

Finley Donald 'Coach' Curtis

Finley Donald “Coach” Curtis, 85, died Monday, November 11, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center. A native of Gibsonville, North...

Obituaries Page

Lynwood Hall Tudor Jr.

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2 Timothy 4: 7-8 — “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the Righteous Judge, will...

Alfred Acey 'Drew' Andrew Carlisle II

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Alfred Acey “Drew” Andrew Carlisle, II, 23, of Halifax, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019, at his home. Drew was born July 30, 1996, to Thomas Long Rainey, Jr. and Janie Carlisle Patterson. He...

John Cephus Pittman Jr.

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John “ Johnny” Cephus Pittman, Jr., 91, of Weldon passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. John was born June 22, 1928 in Halifax County to the late John Cephus...

Lawrence Van Skipper

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Lawrence Van Skipper, 75, of Dickens Store Road in Littleton, died in his home on Sunday, November 3, 2019. Mr. Skipper was born in New Hanover County on June 14, 1944, a son of Martin Van Skipper,...

Dora Lee Wheeler Alston Hulse

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Dora Lee Wheeler Alston Hulse, 92, of Charlotte formerly of Pleasant Hill, NC, died Friday November 1, 2019, with her loving family by her side. Dora, a native of Northampton County, was the...

Shelby Daughtry Aycock

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Shelby Daughtry Aycock “Big Time,” “Doots,” and later “Old Pa Pa,” 89, of Aurelian Springs, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at home. Shelby was born April 24, 1930, in Halifax County to the...

Dallas R. Allen III

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Dallas R. Allen III, a lifelong educator, passed away October 30, 2019, two days after his 65th birthday celebration. He was the son of the late Dallas "Tom" Allen and Gloria Sledge Allen. Dallas...

Clyde H. 'Pete' Poindexter

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Clyde H. Poindexter, “Pete,” passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019 in Midland, Texas, with his loving family by his side. Pete proudly served his Country in the United States Army from 1955 to...

James Allen Boswell

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James Allen Boswell, 53, died Friday, October 25, 2019. A native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, he was the son of Homer J. and Dorothy P. Boswell. James was a truck driver with Mitchell Trucking, and was a...

Jerry Allen Casey

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Jerry Allen Casey, 70, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Saturday, October 26, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Casey, was born in Halifax County, NC, the son of the late Leroy Donald Casey, Sr. and Mary...

Frank Santoiemma

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Frank Santoiemma, 91, formerly of New York, died Thursday, October 24, 2019 in his Roanoke Rapids home. Frank was born in the Bronx, NY, on April 20, 1928, the son of Giovanni and Luretta...

Mary Belle Wheeler Casper Davis

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Mary Belle Wheeler Casper Davis, 100, of Margarettsville passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at home. Mary was born August 3, 1919, in Northampton County to the late James Henry Wheeler and...

Betty Anne Edwards Long

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Betty Anne Edwards Long, 69, passed away at her home on October 25, 2019, with her loving family by her side. Betty was born on December 10, 1949, in Franklin, VA, the daughter of Joseph C. and...

Edward Kevin Hawkins

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Edward Kevin Hawkins, 50, of Roanoke Rapids, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Kevin, a native of Halifax County, was the son of the late Edward Deward Hawkins, Jr. He...

Blannie Barnes Britton

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Blannie Barnes Britton, 90, died Monday, October 21, 2019, at Rich Square Nursing & Rehabilitation, Rich Square, NC. Mrs. Britton was born, October 18, 1929, in Northampton County, daughter to the...

Warren Raymond Pfeil

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Warren Raymond Pfeil, 65, of Roanoke Rapids, NC, died Friday, October 18, 2019, at his residence. Warren was born in Portsmouth, VA, the Son of the late George Raymond Pfeil and Stella Conwell...

Clinton Lamar Clay

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Clinton Lamar Clay, 56, of Pinewood Acres Road in Henrico, died October 20, 2019 at Ahoskie Assisted Living Center. Clinton was born in Sampson County on March 23, 1963, the son of Clifford L. and...

Richard Dale Simmons

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Richard Dale Simmons, 63, of Durham, NC, died on October 16, 2019. Richard was a native of Roanoke Rapids, NC, the son of the late Sam Calvert Simmons and Thelma Hammack Simmons. He was a member of...

Thomas Lee Davis

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Thomas Lee Davis, 92, died Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Northampton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jackson. Mr. Davis was born, December 31, 1926, in Northampton County, son to the late...

Brenda Gail Shearin

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Brenda Gail Shearin, 77, of Littleton passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019, at her home. Brenda was born August 5, 1942, in Norfolk, VA, to the late James Benton Porter and Kathleen Holloman...