Saturday, July 31, 2021

Nancy Bulluck Lehnberg, 68, of Lewisville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born in Rocky Mount, NC on June 29, 1953 to Dillard and Kathleen (Mayberry) Bulluck. She graduated from Rocky Mount Senior High in 1972, attended North Carol…

William Clinton Evans was born to the late Reverend Oris and Lucy Harris Evans on May 6, 1928 in Hollister, NC. He departed this life to be embraced by His Saviour on July 27, 2021 while in the caring hands of the staff of Edgecombe Health and Rehab in Tarboro, NC. Even as his body grew weak…

Friday, July 30, 2021

Alma Ruth Williford Batchelor, age 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 20, 2021. She was born in Wilson County, NC on June 21, 1928 to Siddie Liles Williford and Elijah Elbert Williford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Conway Batchelor,…

Yong Im "Nemi" Adams, age 87, passed away on July 27, 2021. She was born on January 15, 1934, in Pyeongtaek, South Korea to Mon Goo Me Kang and E. Poon Yong. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Jerry Adams; son, Robert Wayne Adams; daughter, Teresa Ki…

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Grace Eason Sumner, age 91, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Born in Greene County, NC on March 10, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Kirby Lee Eason and Sallie Meadows Eason. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Victor Rowe Sumner…

Montrea Anton Worsley, age 39, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021. Montrea was born in Nash County, NC on October 13, 1981. Montrea was a wonderful Chef. He attended Rise Church - Rocky Mount Campus. Montrea loved his dog, Kane, which he called Candy Kane. He enjoyed rapping and writing hi…

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Barnetta Braswell passed on July 15, 2021 in Richmond Virginia. Formerly of Rocky Mount, NC, she was a graduate of the former George Washington Carver High School in Pinetops, NC. She served as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses since the early 1970’s. She is survived by sisters Dorothy Barnes (Newp…

Margaret Ann Wall Chance, 69, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 25, 2021. She was born on October 21, 1951, in Rocky Mount to parents Emma Ruth Jones Wall and Clyde Moses Wall of Nash County. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who dedicated her life to serving God, her …

Reverend Phillip Earl Page, 62, of Wake Forest, North Carolina, and formerly of Rocky Mount, North Carolina transitioned on July 23, 2021. Survivors include: sisters, Shirley Taylor (Ernest) Bettie J. Gardner (Richard), and Odessa Whittington, brother, Frank Batts (Mildred), a host of other …

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Esther Johnson Ezzell, 59, passed away July 24, 2021. She was born December 15, 1961 to the late Charlie and Edna Johnson. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a grandson Joseph L. Moore III and a brother Grover Johnson. She is survived by her daughter April Moore (Joe); g…

Inez Whitman Cooper “MaNez” passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the age of 95. She was born March 14, 1926 to the late Garland and Julia Whitman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Baldie Debnam Cooper; her siblings, David Whitman, Payson Lee Whitman, Pear…

Lois Jean Wiggins Joyner, 83 of Elm City passed away Friday peacefully in her home. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. with her funeral following at 7 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A graveside service will be conducted at…

Joseph Royal Newton, 93, of Wilson, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021. He was born in Wilson to the late Roy Lee Newton and Nannie Mae Newton. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Peggy Davis Newton, and brother, James Edward Newton. Joe graduated from Charles L. Coon High School and ini…

Brian Alexander Eskew, age 48, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Born in Nash County, NC on February 2, 1973, he was the son of Lizzie Parker Eskew Riley and the late Julius Franklin Eskew. He was also preceded in death by his infant brother Gregory Eskew. Brian is survived by his wife…

Joseph Barton "Bart" Carmichael, Jr., age 56, left this earth on Saturday, July 17th, 2021. Bart was born in Nash County on August 17th, 1964 to Nellie Burgess Carmichael and the late Joseph Barton Carmichael, Sr. He is also preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Thelma Burgess. Bart…

Randy Arthur Burke, age 67, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Born in Chatham-Kent, Canada on August 25, 1953, he was the son of the late Harold Gordon Burke and Doris Edwards Burke. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Brad Burke; his sister, Shelly Burke; and his brother-in-…

Friday, July 23, 2021

James Edward “Eddie” Hardee Jr. passed away at his beloved second home on Gaston Lake on July 21, 2021 surrounded by his family. He fought a very short but courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Eddie was born in Nash County on February 24, 1953, to the late James E. Hardee Sr and Shirley…

Pastor Allen Wayne Williams, age 57, passed away Thursday morning, July 22, 2021. Born January 29, 1965 in Richmond, Virginia as the second child to John and Gladys Williams, he was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, and is survived by his three daughters. A service to celebrate …

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Aletha M. Hedgepeth, 100, passed away on July 19, 2021. She was born March 21, 1921 in Nash County, NC to the late Sele E. Mitchell and Geneva Clay Mitchell. Aletha was preceded in death by her husband Raeford H. Hedgepeth; son Douglas R. Hedgepeth; great-grandson Brandon and six siblings. S…

Mary Phillips Wells, age 84, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Born in Wilson County, NC on September 10, 1936, she was the daughter of the late James Thurman Phillips and Lossie Price Phillips. She was also preceded in death by eight sisters and brothers. Ma…

Friday, July 30, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT - Timothy Petway, 46, died on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Funeral Saturday at noon, at New Destiny Outreach Ministries. Visitation 5-7 pm Friday at Hunter-Odom Funeral Service .

ENFIELD - Tyrone Armstrong, 57, died on Friday, July 23, 2021. Celebration of Life Saturday at 1 pm, at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Whitakers. Visitation 5-7 pm Friday at Chapel of S. Jones Funerals and Cremations.

ENFIELD - Pattie Powell Lowe, 79, died on Monday, July 26, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 2 pm, at Chapel of S. Jones Funerals and Cremations. Visitation 5-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

HOLLISTER - Charlie "Buck" Richardson, 82, died on Friday, July 23, 2021. Funeral Thursday at 1 pm, at Richardson Funeral Home. Viewing was held 6-7 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

HOLLISTER - Charlie "Buck" Richardson, 83, died on Friday, July 23, 2021. Funeral Thursday at 1 pm, at Richardson Funeral Home. Viewing 6-7 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

AUGUSTA GA - Elder Maurice Tywann Boddie, 41, died on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Celebration of life service Saturday at noon, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Rocky Mount. Arrangements by H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.

Saturday, July 24, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT, NC - Letha Sybilla Edwards, 94, died on Saturday, September 5, 2020. Memorial service Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 10 am, at Pineview Cemetery. Visitation immediately following the service. Arrangements by Davis-Little Funerals.

ROCKY MOUNT - Bettie Jean Richardson, 78, died on July 20, 2021. Graveside service Tuesday at 11 am, at Gardens of Gethsemane. Arrangements by H.D. Pope Funeral Home.

ROCKY MOUNT NC - Linda Paulette Davis, 72, died on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Funeral Tuesday at 1 pm, at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. Viewing 5-7 pm Monday at Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary. Masks required and social distancing observed.

Friday, July 23, 2021

ENFIELD - Terrence "Teddy" Smith, 35, died on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Celebration of Life Sunday at 2 pm, at Chapel of S. Jones Funerals and Cremations. Viewing one hour prior to service at funeral home.

SHARPSBURG - Joyce Sheridan Moore, 69, died on Friday, July 16, 2021. Celebration of Life Saturday at 1 pm, at Greater New Testament Holy Church. Visitation one hour prior to service. Arrangements by S. Jones Funerals, Enfield.

ROCKY MOUNT - Pastor Carolyn Ann Williamson (Rogers), 72, died on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Celebration of Life Saturday at 11 am, at Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home.

ROCKY MOUNT - Kevin M. Webb, 48, died on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 11 am, at Word Tabernacle Church, Rocky Mount. Arrangements by Robinson Funeral Home, Littleton.

ENFIELD - Bessie Solomon, died on Monday, July 19, 2021. Celebration of Life Saturday at 11 am, at Chapel of S. Jones Funerals and Cremations. Visitation 5-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT - Emily Virginia Whitley, 97, died on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Memorial service Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11 am, at Pineview Cemetery. Visitation immediately following the service. Arrangements by Davis-Little Funerals.

TARBORO - Ethel Mae Fields, 91, died on Friday, July 16, 2021. Funeral Saturday at noon at Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary Chapel.. Viewing Saturday from 10:30 - 11:30 AM at the Mortuary. Masks required and social distancing observed.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT - Mary L. "Sister" Arrington, 85, died on Friday, July 16, 2021. Funeral Friday at 11 am, at Hunter-Odom Funeral Service. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the Funeral Home.

Saturday, July 17, 2021

NASHVILLE - K'sha Dozier, 28, died on July 11, 2021. Visitation Wednesday from 2-4 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by H.D. Pope Funeral Home.

Friday, July 16, 2021

RICHMOND VA - Calvin Atonio Brown, 52, died on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 12 pm, at Mr. Zion First Baptist Church. Visitation one hour prior to services, at the church. Arrangements by H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, NC.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

ROCKY MOUNT - Leora "Doll Baby" Whitley, 91, died on Monday, July 12, 2021. Graveside Service Saturday at 11 a.m., at Gardens of Gethsemane. Visitation Friday, 5-7 p.m. at Matthews Family Mortuary, 1000 N Winstead Ave.