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Robert Russell Wilkie

Robert Russell Wilkie, known to his friends and family as “Russ” passed away on April 15th, 2020 at the age of 87 years. Russ will be...

Bobbie Sue Ross

Bobbie Sue Ross, 42, of Roanoke Rapids, NC died on Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Bobbie was a hard worker, where she worked many hours in...

James Wallace 'Jamie' Bryant

James Wallace “Jamie” Bryant, 43, of Clemmons, NC passed away Saturday, May 16th at his home. Jamie was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, the...

Margaret Avent Edwards

Margaret Avent Edwards slipped peacefully into heaven at age 96, Monday, May 18, 2020, at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie. She...

William Gray Long

WILLIAM GRAY LONG Bill was born in 1927 and raised on his beloved family farm, “Longview,” in Garysburg, North Carolina. He died there on...

Obituaries Page

Ronnie H. Hamilton

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Ronnie H. Hamilton 12/13/1943 – 5/16/2020 Ronnie H. Hamilton, 76 of Roanoke Rapids passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Mr. Hamilton was born on December 13, 1943 to the late Ivy Fletcher Hamilton...

Roy David Carter

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Roy David Carter 3/24/1948 – 5/15/2020 Roy David Carter, 72 of Roanoke Rapids passed away Friday, May 15th. Mr. Carter was born on March 24, 1948 to John H. Carter Sr. and Hazel DeBerry Carter....

Pauline 'Polly' Greta Spittle Vinson

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Pauline "Polly" Greta Spittle Vinson, 94, died at Hampton Manor Nursing Facility in Gaston, NC Thursday, May 14, 2020. Pauline was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, February 1, 1926, daughter to the...

Jesse Thomas Spence

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Jesse Thomas Spence (January 17, 1941 – May 12, 2020) Jesse Thomas Spence, 79, of Roanoke Rapids departed from this life on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 surrounded by his family and loved ones after a long...

Marie Horne Barkley

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Marie Horne Barkley, 74, died Monday, May 11, 2020 at Vidant North Hospital. Mrs. Barkley was the daughter of Joseph Bartley Horne and Priscilla Balmer Horne. She was born February 21, 1946 in...

Bonnie Faye Jones Massey

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Bonnie Faye Jones Massey went to be with her Lord Monday, May 11, 2020 surrounded by her family. Bonnie was born October 15, 1950 in Smyrna, TN to the late James Lester Jones, Sr. and Eula Litha...

Gregory Greer

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Gregory Greer (58) of Roanoke Rapids, NC Born February 27, 1962 in Whiteville, NC; he met Jesus on the evening of May 8, 2020 in Greenville, NC at Vidant Hospital. He died of complications resulting...

Mary Frances Conwell Cannon

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Mary Frances Conwell Cannon, 91, went to Heaven to join her beloved husband on Sunday, May 10, 2020, five days after her 91st birthday. Known to some as Mary and mostly family as Frances, she was...

Betty Kaye Harris Page

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Betty Kaye Harris Page, 85, of Halifax, NC passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at her home. She was born in 1934 in Halifax County to the late James Henry Harris, Jr. and Lela Mae Griffin Harris....

Charles Michael Snipes

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Charles Michael Snipes, 73, was born July 4, 1946, in Roanoke Rapids, and passed away May 5, 2020 at Bryan Health and Rehab in Scotland Neck. He was retired from the Bibb Company, and from Walmart....

Janet Collier Outland

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Janet Collier Outland, 86, died Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie. She was such a loving Christian woman and touched the lives of everyone who knew her; having such...

Lewis Henry "L.H." White

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Lewis Henry “L.H.” White, 86, of Halfiax, NC, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020. He was the son of the late, William Boyd White and Alma Pascal White and was preceded in death by his wife Janet...

James 'Jim' Christopher Dimezza

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James “Jim” Christopher Dimezza, 76, died Wednesday, May 06, 2020, at Rich Square Nursing & Rehabilitation in Rich Square, NC. Jim was born, July 16, 1943, in Skowhegan, Maine, son to the late James...

Jesse Ray Watts Sr.

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Jesse Ray Watts, Sr. 78, of Jarratt, VA, went home to Heaven on April 30, 2020. He was born on December 23, 1941 to A.G. and Mattie Vaughan Watts of Roanoke Rapids, NC. Jesse attended William R....

Norfleet Russell White

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Norfleet Russell White, 95 of 429 Peanut Market Road, Seaboard, NC died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at his home. He was a lifelong member of Seaboard Baptist Church. Mr. White was retired from Union Camp...

Linwood 'L.C.' Clyde King

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Linwood “L.C.” Clyde King, 62, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at his home. L.C. was born July 29, 1957 in Halifax County to the late Herbert Wilson King, Sr. and Lula Mae...

Betty Jo Starnes Whitmire

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Betty Jo Starnes Whitmire, age 81 of Fort Mill, SC peacefully passed away at her home on Monday, April 27, 2020 after spending the weekend surrounded by family. A Celebration of Betty’s Life will be...

Robert Russell Wilkie

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Robert Russell Wilkie, known to his friends and family as “Russ” passed away on April 15th, 2020 at the age of 87 years. Russ will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 66 years, Evelyn Patricia...

Bernice Beatrice Miles Cook

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Bernice Beatrice Cook, 78, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Vidant North Hospital. Bernice was born August 26, 1941 in Halifax County to the late Charlie Anderson Miles and...

Betty Godsey Tucker

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Betty Godsey Tucker, 64, died Thursday April 23, 2020 in her Roanoke Rapids home. Born in Halifax County on December 22, 1955, she was the daughter of Claude Clint and Ada Matthews Godsey. Her...