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Rachel Virginia Rose

December 1, 1925 - May 24, 2015

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Horace Flowers Ward

April 29, 1930 - May 24, 2015

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William Collins

October 8, 1934 - May 17, 2015

Mr. William Dallas Collins, age 80 of Died Sunday, May 17, 2015. He was Born October 8, 1934 in Nash county,He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.Son of the Late Dallie Herbert and Nora Smith Collins.He was preceded in death by five sisters, Mae Burroughs, Eva Shearin, Roxie Burnette, Agnes Collins, Anne Graves, brothers, Samuel Collins and Herbert Collins.Surviving sisters, Rachel Rose and...
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Jane Claire Rohr

November 2, 1944 - May 9, 2015

Jane Winters Rohr age 70 left this world behind on Saturday May 9, 2015 to be with The Lord Jesus Christ in the home he has prepared for her. She was preceded in death by her father; William Winters, mother, Elenore Davis Winters, grandfather, “Uncle” Sam Davis and grandmother Lena Bulluck Davis; brother, William “Bill” Thomas Winters. Jane is survived by her husband,...
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Ernestine Corrine Winstead

June 1, 1933 - May 8, 2015

Ernestine Winstead age 81, Went to be with the Lord Friday May 8, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Elijah Winstead; she is survived by her two daughters, Helen Winstead (Phil Rackley), Izeta Winstead (William Stephens), granddaughter, Christy Haggis (George), great grandson, Eli Haggis. Ernestine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, spending time with her great...
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Dennis Gordon Jarrell

September 9, 1953 - May 5, 2015

Dennis Gordon Jarrell age 61, passed away Tuesday May 5, 2015. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Jarrell. He is survived by his mother, Bessie Jarrell of the home; half-sister, Brittany Howell of Mt Airy; daughter, Ashleigh Jarrell of Raleigh and son, Benjamin Thomas Jarrell.
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Jean Nerell Thompson

November 15, 1939 - May 3, 2015

Jean Hammond Thompson age 75, went to be with the Lord on Sunday May 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Lee Thompson. She is survived by her sons, Robert Bryan Thompson, Gregory Scott Thompson and wife Kelley Ann, grandchildren; Hanna and Will Thompson; brother, John Arlen Hammond Sr. and brother-in-law, Joseph Thompson and sister-in-law, Jean Greene.Visitation will be...
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Judy Raye Staton

January 22, 1942 - April 30, 2015

Judy Cone Staton age 73, went to be with the Lord on Thursday April 30, 2015. Judy passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born in Nash County and worked for many years taking care of children. Judy was preceded in death by her father Carlie Wilbur Cone and mother Ruby Finch Cone, a brother Danny Marshall Cone and sister Patricia Morris Cone. She is survived by her...
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Mildred Anne Medlin

May 25, 1935 - April 24, 2015

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John Elmer Ulrich

August 3, 1929 - April 20, 2015

John Elmer Ulrich age 85, went to be with the Lord on Monday April 20, 2015. John leaves behind his wife Signe Ulrich of the home.A memorial service will be held Saturday April 25, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Englewood United Methodist Church 300 South Circle Drive Rocky Mount.
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Marilyn Sue Joyner

August 17, 1947 - April 14, 2015

Marilyn Sue Joyner, age 67, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday April 14, 2015. She was born in Nash County on August 17, 1947. She was preceded in death by both her parents Mozelle and Howell Rich and Grandparents Johnnie (Pa) and Rosa Rich (Granny). Sue is survived by her husband of 50 years, Elmer Lloyd Joyner. She is also survived by her two children Wendy Tatum and husband Duncan and Chris...
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Roger Leon Blaylock

January 21, 1951 - April 11, 2015

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Johnny Elwood Lynch

March 18, 1931 - April 8, 2015

Johnny Elwood Lynch, age 84, went to be with the Lord Wednesday April 8, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife Laura J. Lynch. He is survived by his daughters, Veronica Adams (John) of Spring Hope, Elaine Bone (Carlton) of Nashville; Son, Stanley E. Lynch (Angie) of Red Oak; brothers, William (Bill) Lynch, Mitchell Lynch, Marvin Lynch, and sister Ellen Robbins; Grandchildren, Tammy Garcia ...
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Linda Gail Newsome

April 26, 1944 - April 8, 2015

Linda Gail Newsome age 70 passed away on Wednesday April 8, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Atlas Newsome, she is survived by sons Roger Newsome and James Newsome; siblings, Barbara Berry, Fay Taylor, Charles Shearin, Margaret West, Tony Shearin and David Shearin.
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Howard Frank Reed

August 19, 1915 - April 3, 2015

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Charlie Irene White

February 28, 1932 - March 29, 2015

Irene W. White (83) passed away March 29, 2015. She was born in Pamlico County, NC on Feb 28, 1932. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and Reba Whitaker White. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Richard Moye White, Sr. and sisters: Pearl W. Dockery (Norfolk, Va); Margaret W. Paramore (SC); Eleanor W. Payne (Franklin, Va); Half brother, Odis...
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Dorothy Sue Cary

October 9, 1926 - March 28, 2015

Dorothy Beamon Cary age 88 went to be with her Lord on Saturday March 28th 2015. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Octavious Cary Jr, son Richard Glenn Cary and son-in-law Willard (Bo) Winstead siblings Ruby Beamon Beamon, Edwin Beamon, Leora Beamon Eason, Laura Beamon Cobb, Lula Beamon Batchelor, Geneva Beamon Joyner and Shirley Beamon Haithcock. She is survived by her son Don Cary ...
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William Curtis Leonard

November 25, 1949 - March 20, 2015

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Clarence Jasper Rose

March 23, 1925 - March 20, 2015

Mr. Clarence Jasper “Jack” Rose, age 90 of Rocky Mount, NC, passed away on March 20, 2015. He was born February 23, 1925 in Nash County.He is preceded in death by his parents William Henry Rose, Annie Sikes Rose and his sister Mamie Rose Perry.Jack worked for 33 years with Southland Life insurance company until his retirement. After retirement, he spent his time working on lawnmowers...
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Sadie Marie Bell

November 4, 1916 - March 17, 2015

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Celia C. Davis

February 3, 1919 - March 14, 2015

Mrs. Celia Colbert Davis, age 96, entered the Gates of Heaven on March 14, 2015. She was born on February 3, 1919 and was the daughter of Charlie and Chrissie Colbert. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, William Clyde Davis and a son, Charlie F. Davis, sisters, Effie Harper and Ellen Hughes, four brothers, Robert, Joe, George and John...
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Carolyn Ann Lewis

April 9, 1943 - March 12, 2015

Carolyn Ann Lewis, age 71 of Red Oak, NC, passed away on Thursday March 12, 2015. She is preceded in death by her husband Ronald Gray Lewis, parents Luther and Nettie Manning, and brother Melton Manning. She is survived by her sister Shirley Batchelor, sister-in-law Geraldine Manning, two sons Ron Lewis (Jenny) and Brad Lewis (Stephanie), and two grandchildren Maggie Jo and Sammy Lewis. ...
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Doris Inez Moore

March 14, 1926 - March 11, 2015

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Martha Ann Griffin

October 28, 1935 - March 11, 2015

Martha Ann Griffin, 79 passed away Wednesday March 11, 2015. She was born on October 28, 1935, in Johnston County to the late Jesse Wade Johnson and Mamie Capps Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband Charlie Griffin Jr. and a son Martin Wayne Griffin Sr.Martha was a loving and caring mother, wife, and grandmother.. She was loved by many. She was a member of Proctor's Chapel...
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Barbara Susan Carver

February 1, 1946 - March 10, 2015

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Melinda Evans Davis

January 18, 1953 - March 4, 2015

Melinda Evans Davis, age 62, of Rocky Mount passed away on March 4, 2015.She is survived by three beloved sons, Dennis Staton Davis age 39 and wife Crystal Davis, Jimmie Earl Davis age 37 and Evan Edward Davis age 23, special friend Darrin Fortier age 49.One beloved brother George Earl Evans and sister in law Ann Evans, one beloved sister Sherry Evans Larkin and brother in law James Douglas...
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Marjorie Taylor Harris

May 4, 1930 - March 3, 2015

Mrs. Marjorie Taylor Harris, age 84 of Nashville, NC, passed away at her residence on March 3, 2015.She is preceded in death by her husband Hank Harris, parents G A Taylor and Etta Bone Taylor.She is survived by her two sons Joe Dalton Evans of Nashville and Ervin Evans of Zebulon, daughter Lois Hill of Nashville, 6 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A graveside...
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Addie Reed

February 9, 1940 - March 2, 2015

Mrs. Addie Glynn Batts Reed, age 75 of Rocky Mount, NC, passed away in the Nash General Hospital on March 2, 2015.She is preceded in death by her parents George and OcieBatts and husband James Reed.Addie is survived by her husband Eugene Whitman of the home, sister Charlotte and husband Kenneth Matthews of Wilson, her nephew Kenny and wife Nancy Matthews Jr and great niece Megan Matthews all of...
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Gladys Inez Hinton

April 23, 1927 - March 1, 2015

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Roy Steven Williams

November 26, 1945 - March 1, 2015

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Edwin Leroy Debolt

October 6, 1944 - February 28, 2015

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Sally Ann Hill

February 15, 1939 - February 26, 2015

Sally Ann Harris Hill age 76 of Rocky Mount, passed away Thursday February 26, 2015. She is survived by her husband Mitchell Hill of Rocky Mount, daughters, Carole Williams and husband Timothy of Rocky Mount, Diana Parks and husband Robert of Hope Mills, NC., Son Jesse C. Swindell Jr of Rocky Mount, stepson, Brandon Hill of Rocky Mount. She also leaves behind six grandchildren, Brent Hill, Jeremy...
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Charles Wrenn Martin

January 14, 1930 - February 23, 2015

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Rebecca Tolbert Smith

January 14, 1948 - February 23, 2015

Rebecca Tolbert Smith age 67 died on Monday, February 23, 2015. She was the daughter of Edwin Lisk Everette Sr. and Jean Satterwhite Everette of Rocky Mount, NC. Becky was known by family and friends as a person who loved the Lord with all her heart. She had a kind and caring spirit and cared for others through mission work here and abroad. Becky is also remembered for her special talents,...
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Lynn Elizabeth Persen

February 25, 1947 - February 20, 2015

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James Benjamin Davenport

June 16, 1937 - February 8, 2015

Mr. James Benjamin Davenport, age 77 of Tarboro, NC, Veteran of the US. Air Force passed away in Tarboro on February 8, 2015.He is preceded in death by his parents Charles Travis and Thelma Briley Davenport, brother William Travis Davenport.James is survived by his wife of 52 years Mary Ann Davenport of the home, daughter Janice and husband Buck Beach, granddaughter Casey and grandchildren Amber...
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Virginia Harrison Baker

July 13, 1923 - January 27, 2015

Mrs. Virginia Harrison Baker, age 92, passed away on January, 27, 2015 in the Carterett General Hospital, Morehead City.A Celebration of Virginia’s life will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 11 AM with the Rev. Steve Harduk at the Mausoleum Chapel. The family will receive friends on hour before the service at the Mausoleum.Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funerals and Cremations,...
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Mattie Ruth Lamm

December 30, 1920 - January 25, 2015

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Phillip William Smith

July 19, 1953 - January 24, 2015

Phillip Smith, age 61, went to be with the Lord January 24, 2015. He was a long time resident of Rocky Mount. Phillip was born in Marianna Florida to Donna and Bill Smith on July 19, 1953. He is a graduate of Northern Nash High School and attended East Carolina University where he studied drafting and graphic design. He later worked for several local firms for many years. As a young child Phillip...
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Kay Frances Bottoms

January 4, 1933 - January 20, 2015

Kay Bottoms, age 82, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Kay was preceded in death by her mother, Mozelle Weathersby Mullis and father, Raymond “Pete” Shearon, a son, Victor May and step-brother, Ben A. Gupton. She is survived by her husband, George Bottoms Sr.; daughters, Carol Simonet (Tom) of Battleboro NC, Ann Dunbar (David) of Rocky Mount NC; sons, David N. May ...
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Lou Durham Batts

March 2, 1942 - January 13, 2015

Lou (Susie) Durham Batts, 72, passed away peacefully January 13, 2015. She was born, March 2, 1942, in Nash County, NC. Susie was a member of Englewood Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Guy (Toby) Staton Batts, father, Walter Rudolph Durham and mother, Pattie Bottoms Durham. She leaves behind, to cherish her memory, her loving daughter Tammy Batts Brake and Son-in-law...
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Susan B. Ennis

February 27, 1929 - January 8, 2015

Susan Bryant Ennis passed away January 8, 2015. At her request, Susan is making an anatomical gift as part of the Duke Medical Research for Alzheimer’s Disease and other medical programs. Susan was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd, who suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease. Visitation will be Saturday, January 10, 6:00-8:00 PM at Johnson Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at...
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Donna Goff Carter

October 15, 1965 - January 6, 2015

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Emma Brake

February 22, 1917 - January 5, 2015

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Gary Wayne Donaldson

February 27, 1946 - January 3, 2015

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Jesse Mason Joyner

December 11, 1930 - January 3, 2015

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Lina Ward Creekmore

October 16, 1919 - January 2, 2015

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Mary Etta Farmer

August 4, 1933 - January 1, 2015

Mrs. Mary Etta Pridgen Farmer, age 81 of Rocky Mount, passed away in Nash General Hospital January 1, 2015.She is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Elsie Parker, husband Eddie Pridgen, brothers: Herman, David and Marvin Parker, sisters: Hazel Turner and Doris Jean Wood, three great grandchildren.She is survived by her loving husband Lynwood Farmer of the home, two daughters: Phyllis...
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Leon Colon Mosley

March 12, 1934 - December 31, 2014

Leon Colon Mosley, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 31, 2014. Leon was preceded in death by his parents Leon and Betty Mosley. He is survived by his wife of 60 years Grace Whitehurst Mosley; brother Harlon Mosley and wife Margaret; sister Betty Dean Jackson and friend Donald; brother-in-law Rev. Raymond Whitehurst and wife Jean; sister-in-law Sarah Twiddy and husband Jerry....
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William Justa Drake

November 1, 1943 - December 24, 2014

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Jean Polson

April 25, 1934 - December 21, 2014

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Jasper William Rhodes

September 28, 1949 - December 21, 2014

Jasper William Rhodes, III, age 65 passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014. He was born on September 28, 1949 in Nash County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor Rhodes Hoell and Jasper (Jack) W. Rhodes, Jr. He is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years, Sylvia P. Rhodes, his children, Amy and Charlie Beavers, Sara and Daniel Eskew, and Chellie R. Harrison; his grandchildren,...
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Craven Elmo Hunt

December 17, 1935 - December 21, 2014

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Ida Mae Eason

December 5, 1922 - December 20, 2014

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Percy Avery

January 27, 1918 - December 9, 2014

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Nellie Gray Pullen

May 1, 1933 - December 6, 2014

Nellie Gray Pullen, age 81 passed away Saturday December 6, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents Myrtie and Lonnie Vick, sisters Dorothy Russ, Lois Bulger, Dixie Eickbush, and brothers Brooks Vick and Buddy Vick. Nellie is survived by her children Barry Scott Pullen, Robert Carlton Pullen (Diane), and Patricia Tina Pullen Proctor (James), and Alice Cornelia Pullen Wiggins (Danny),...
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Mamie Ruth Greene

September 12, 1929 - December 4, 2014

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Dorothy Peele Adcox

August 22, 1936 - November 28, 2014

Dorothy Peele Adcox loving wife, blessed mother and dear friend to many passed away peacefully in her home with her 2 children by her bedside on Friday November 28, 2014.She was born August 22, 1936 in Turkey, NC in Sampson County. She was the daughter of Samuel Robert “Bob” Peele and Grace Parker Peele.She was a strong self-sufficient woman with a huge loving heart, a sweet soul and...
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Irene Coley Pierce

December 27, 1922 - November 24, 2014

Mrs. Irene Coley Pierce, age 91 passed away at Vidant Hospital, Tarboro NC on November 24, 2014. She was born in Nash County. She was preceded in death by her father Otha Coley and mother Minnie Coley, husband James Pierce, son James Pierce Jr, daughter Lucy Ann Bradshaw, two brothers Willie and Raymond Coley. She is survived by her daughter Beatrice and William...
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Marcus Christopher Thorne

April 3, 1992 - November 21, 2014

Marcus Christopher Thorne, 22 years old, passed Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. He is survived by his father, Victor J. Thorne of Roanoke Rapids, NC, his mother, Cora Alice Thorne of Tarboro, NC and grandmother, Marjorie M. Thorne of Battleboro, NC.He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, George W. Thorne of Rocky Mount, NC and Zollie Coley of Nashville, NC, grandmother, Alice Thorne of...
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Jennie May Beal

January 9, 1931 - November 21, 2014

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John Earl Smith

August 24, 1927 - November 20, 2014

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Payson Lee Whitman

November 18, 1923 - November 17, 2014

Payson Lee Whitman, 90, was called to his heavenly home Monday, Nov. 17th. He was born on Nov. 18th 1923 to the late Garland and Julia Whitman. Payson was a retired landscaper.He is survived by 3 sons; Gene of Clayton, Lewis of Newport and Donnie of Newport, 2 sisters; Inez Cooper of Nashville and Pearl Fitzgerald of Henderson, one brother Eugene Whitman of Rocky Mount 9 grandchildren, 17 great...
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Marjorie Delores Bryant

July 10, 1944 - November 15, 2014

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Brenda Joyce Adams

January 26, 1947 - November 15, 2014

Brenda Joyce Adams went to be with her Lord on Saturday November 15, 2014. Brenda loved life and her family she had a strong will and faced every change with a positive attitude. She was a long time member of Avalon Baptist Church and worked at Kaba Ilco for 36 years. Brenda was preceded in death by her Nephew Travis Lee Adams; she is survived by her parents Jesse Lee and Anna Belle Adams,...
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Joseph T. Wood

July 1, 1936 - November 12, 2014

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Peter Tapia

January 28, 1932 - November 10, 2014

His doctors called him The Iron Man. To his children, he was a beloved father and friend. To his grandchildren, much the same. To his fellow Marines he was simply, a brother. To his neighbors and others met in his path, he was a wonderful man - a symbol of determination, loyalty, and kindness. Peter was born January 28, 1932, in Mercedes, Texas, to Pedro Sandoval and Victoria Zapata....
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Linda Marie Webb

April 18, 1931 - November 9, 2014

Linda Marie Perry Strickland Webb, 83, passed away peacefully, November 9, 2014 at her home after a very long illness. An Angel among us who loved everyone she met. Marie was preceded in the death by her first husband W. B. Strickland, Jr. and her husband Russell Allen Webb, sisters, Betty Sue Perry, Lillie Lou Hicks, Ruby Taylor and Margaret Taylor, brothers Bruce Perry and Kenneth Perry.She...
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Edith Geraldine Bass

June 9, 1928 - November 6, 2014

Geraldine Coley Bass Geraldine C. Bass, formerly of Rocky Mount, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 6, 2014. She was born in Nash County to the late C. Bolton and Tellie Culpepper Coley June 9, 1928. She was married to the late Alton Louis Bass. She loved to sing and was in the choir at West Haven Presbyterian Church where she served as secretary for many years...
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Madgie Lee Macklin

February 5, 1920 - October 24, 2014

Madgie Lee Shearin Macklin Madgie Lee Shearin Macklin, 94, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014. She was born February 5, 1920, in Halifax County, NC, to John Wesley and Jennie Patterson Shearin. Because of her high academic record by 6th grade, she was one of three students allowed to move up to 8th grade. She graduated from Aurelian Springs High School. She married Charlie Kempt Macklin on...
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Ruby Lane Gardner

January 13, 1925 - October 18, 2014

Ruby Lane Batchelor Narron Gardner January 13, 1925 - October 18, 2014 Ruby entered into eternal peace on Saturday, October 18th 2014.She was born to the late Fannie Moss and Edward Claudis Batchelor on January 13th, 1925. She is preceded in death by her first husband George “Runt” Narron and 2nd husband Marvin Gardner.Also preceded by sisters Edna B Hayes (Floyd), Hazel B Williams ...
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Phyllis Geraldine Byrne

April 11, 1917 - October 15, 2014

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Billy Randall Hare

July 2, 1935 - October 13, 2014

Billy Randall Hare Billy Randall Hare, born July 2, 1935 to William H Hare and Viodie Renfrow Hare, died October 13, 2014.Billy is survived by his sister, Janice Faye Hare Thrift, nieces, Sandra Saudree and husband, Mike and Pat Ross and husband, Micheal, nephew, Randall Scott Hare and wife, Jamie, great nephews, John Michael Saudree, Brandon Scott Hare, Randall Scott Hare, Jr., Caleb Brent Moss...
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Dorothy Bass Styons

September 29, 1928 - October 10, 2014

Dorothy Bass Styons, formerly of Plymouth, North Carolina, went to be with the angels on Friday, October 10, 2014, just after her 86th birthday. Dorothy was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was born on September 29, 1928, and was raised in Rocky Mount, NC, but later moved to Plymouth, NC, where she spent most of her adulthood. Dorothy resided the...
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Fernie Columbus Letchworth

April 6, 1920 - October 7, 2014

Fernie Columbus Letchworth, age 94, departed this earthly life on Tuesday morning, October 07, 2014 in the Veterans Hospital in Durham, NC. F.C. was born on April 6th, 1920 in Edgecombe County, to the late Clarence and Lucy Letchworth. F.C. was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army. He was a Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds...
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Helen Greene Collins

January 22, 1927 - October 3, 2014

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Diane Lillian Dettman

November 28, 1941 - October 2, 2014

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Edward Anthony Steiner

March 23, 1943 - September 16, 2014

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Raymond Roy Keeter

April 1, 1919 - September 16, 2014

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Ruben Gerial Proctor

February 9, 1926 - September 12, 2014

Mr. Ruben Gerial Proctor, age 88 passed away on September 12, 2014 in Rocky Mount, NC.Ruben was born on February 9th , 1926 in Wilson County, NC. He served in the Navy during WWII, in the Pacific from October 19th , 1944 until July 13th, 1946. Ruben married Mildred Baker on February 12th, 1950, moved to Rocky Mount and began his career with Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. He retired...
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Frances Strickland Salsburg

June 14, 1923 - September 9, 2014

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Joan Hartley

March 17, 1937 - September 8, 2014

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Faye Small Conner

August 4, 1941 - September 5, 2014

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Frances Naomi Jones

October 11, 1928 - September 3, 2014

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Gay Marie Jackson

July 25, 1930 - August 22, 2014

Mrs. Gay Marie Jackson, age 84 passed away in the Nash UNC Hospital in Rocky Mount on August 22, 2014.She is preceded in death by her husband Charlie Lee Jackson, her mother Effie Gay Harper and father Jasper Harper.She is survived by her daughter: Betty Lou and Dale Armstrong of Jacksonville, Florida, two sons: Martin Lee and Lisa Jackson of Rocky Mount and Ricky Lynn and Arlene Jackson of Rocky...
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John Henry Williams

January 18, 1937 - August 17, 2014

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Arthur Edward Hill

May 30, 1933 - August 12, 2014

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Elsa Dennis

September 21, 1929 - August 12, 2014

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Richard Philip Rogers

March 20, 1918 - August 9, 2014

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Dorothy Ramona Flowers

March 31, 1929 - August 5, 2014

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Duncan Lee Buchanan

November 4, 1950 - August 2, 2014

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Margaret Ann Jones

August 18, 1939 - July 28, 2014

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Penelope Harris

August 3, 1921 - July 28, 2014

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Shankerlal Khimji Thaker

November 8, 1938 - July 21, 2014

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Martin Owens Pittman

August 11, 1953 - July 19, 2014

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Marguerite Anna Brewer

September 1, 1921 - July 18, 2014

Marguerite K. Brewer, 92, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Clyde Heyward Brewer, her parents, John and Eugenia Krauss, and her brothers, John and Howard Krauss.She is survived by her sons, Bill Brewer and Gary Brewer and his wife Claudia; her grandchildren, Nicole, Kevin, and Kelly; and her great-grandchildren, Blakely and...
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JoAnn Kelly Brown

May 25, 1943 - July 12, 2014

Our loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend Jo Ann Kelly Brown went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday while surrounded by her family. To know Jo Ann was to know love, kindness, compassion and a true servant of Christ.Jo Ann enjoyed knitting, gardening, traveling, camping and spending time with her friends, family and grandkids.She is preceded in death by her sister...
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Donald Wade Bowen

February 18, 1951 - July 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, ROCKY MOUNT, NC.
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Harvey Guy Pittman

October 13, 1931 - July 8, 2014

Mr. Harvey Guy Pittman, Jr. age 82 of Nashville passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014. He was born on October 13, 1931 to Mary Leona and Harvey Guy Pittman, Sr. in Rocky Mount, NC. He graduated from Nashville High School in 1949. He entered the US Army in 1952 during the Korean War. He completed training as a Medic at Fort Hood Texas. He was a charter member of Birchwood Country...
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Joseph Randolph Morris

August 13, 1952 - July 7, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, ROCKY MOUNT, NC.
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