STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE COUNTY OF EDGECOMBE DISTRICT COURT DIVISION FILE NO.: 20-CVD-32 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION Edgecombe County, Plaintiff, vs. Timothy John Cooper, et al Defendants. To: Unknown Heirs of Gwendolyn Gooch together with all their creditors and lienholders regardless of how or through whom they claim, and any and all persons claiming any interest in the estate of Gwendolyn Gooch Take notice that a pleading seeking relief against you has been filed in the above-entitled action. The nature of the relief being sought is as follows: foreclosure sale to satisfy unpaid property taxes on your interest in the property described as 401 Katie Drive, Sharpsburg, NC and also known as Tax Parcel Identification Number 3747-91-7140-00, which is more completely described in the complaint. Plaintiff seeks to extinguish any and all claim or interest that you may have in the property. You are required to make defense to such pleading not later than February 25, 2020, and upon your failure to do so, the party seeking service against you will apply to the court for the relief sought. This 15th day of January , 2020. Michael B. Peters County Attorney P.O. Box 10 Tarboro, NC 27886 Telephone: 252-641-6760 Fax: 252-641-0456 E-Mail: NC State Bar No. 44697 Attorney for Edgecombe County 329197 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2020