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Robert Hart Harrison

January 15, 1944 - July 17, 2018

Visitation: Saturday, July 28 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM New Trinity Missionary Baptist 115 S Robertson St. Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Service: Saturday, July 28 11:00 AM New Trinity Missionary Baptist 115 S Robertson St. Clayton, NC 27520 Interment: Saturday July 28 Maplewood Clayton, NC 27520
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Johnnie Green Magee

March 22, 1945 - July 13, 2018


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Nikia Sheron Batts

May 20, 1983 - July 11, 2018


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Marcie Renee Nelson Booker

December 24, 1970 - July 8, 2018

Viewing Thursday, July 12 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation Saturday, July 14 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM House of Praise International Church 4321 Elyria Avenue Lorain, OH Funeral Service Saturday, July 14 6:00 PM House of Praise International Church 4321 Elyria Avenue Lorain, OH Interment ...
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Judge McNeil

August 18, 1931 - July 4, 2018

Funeral Service: Saturday, July 07 11:00 AM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Interment: Saturday July 07 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Carrie Mae Wall Lane

March 10, 1947 - June 26, 2018


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Johnnie Pearl Raiford

February 27, 1944 - June 25, 2018

Wake: Saturday, June 30 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Funeral Service: Sunday, July 01 2:30 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Interment: Sunday July 01 Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Elie Nash

August 25, 1935 - June 25, 2018

On June 25, 2018, Elie Nash departed his life at his home on Monday night at 10 pm to be with his heavenly Father. Elie Nash was born on August 25, 1935 in Port Gibson, Mississippi to the late Clara Bell Wright and Lewis Nash of Port Gibson, Mississippi. Elie attended the Catholic School in Port Gibson, MS. He worked as a long distance truck driver and eventually established his own E&R...
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Patricia Ann Grantham

December 6, 1956 - June 23, 2018

Visitation Saturday, June 30 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service Saturday, June 30 11:00 AM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Saturday June 30 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Melvin Hooks , Jr.

June 8, 1940 - June 22, 2018

Melvin Hooks Jr entered this life on the 8th day of June in the year of our Lord 1940. He was born to C.J. Hooks & Ardell Davis in Smith-field, North Carolina. After a short bout with cancer, Melvin was called to final rest Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at home in Four Oaks, North Caro-lina. He was the second child of seven. Raised and educated in North Carolina, Melvin matriculated throughout the...
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Annie Bell Watson Wall

January 25, 1925 - June 19, 2018

Funeral Service: Saturday, June 23 3:00 PM Red Hill United Church of Christ 10412 Buffalo Rd Clayton , NC 27527 Interment: Saturday June 23 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Nellie Jackson Sipple

May 24, 1932 - June 18, 2018


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Martha Jane Smith Gray

October 17, 1925 - June 18, 2018

Receving Family and Friends.: The Home of Bishop and Mrs Joseph Smith Sr. 1005 North Magnolia St. Dunn, NC Visitation: Friday, June 22 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Oak Grove AME Zion Church 3920 Bunnlevel-Erwin Rd. Erwin, NC 28339 Wake:The Family will be present Friday, June 22 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Oak Grove AME Zion Church 3920 Bunnlevel-Erwin Rd. Erwin, NC 28339 Funeral Service...
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Diamond Lee Spruill

February 2, 1945 - June 15, 2018

Funeral Service Sunday, June 24 2:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment Sunday June 24 Spruill Family Cemetery 209 Hooks Grove Ch. Rd. Pikeville, NC 27563
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Mary Beverly Carroll

October 23, 1956 - June 15, 2018

Funeral Service: Saturday, June 23 11:00 AM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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James Craig McDougle

February 27, 1962 - June 15, 2018

Visitation Saturday, June 23 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM FIrst Missionary Baptist Church 500 South Pollock Street Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service Saturday, June 23 11:00 AM FIrst Missionary Baptist Church 500 South Pollock Street Selma, NC 27576 Interment Saturday June 23 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Beatrice Holder Barnes

August 12, 1936 - June 8, 2018

Visitation: Thursday, June 14 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation: Saturday, June 16 11:00 AM Evangel Cathedral Bishopd Chapel 13901 Central Ave. Upper Marlboro, MD Funeral Service: Saturday, June 16 12:00 PM Evangel Cathedral Bishopd Chapel 13901 Central Ave. Upper Marlboro, MD Interment: ...
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Mable Lucille Parker Raynor

March 17, 1927 - June 7, 2018


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Phyllis Leann Harris

September 26, 1966 - June 2, 2018

Phyllis "Leann" Harris, 51, passed away on June 2, 2018 at her home in Smithfield, NC. Leann was born in Durham, NC to Ledean Boone and Thomas Harris. She was preceded in death by her mother and stepbrother Danny Greene. She is survived by her devoted son, Kacee Harris; father, Thomas Harris (Myra); sister, Jennifer Harris; brother, Chris Boone; stepbrother, Terry Greene (Donna); and many...
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Percy Leroy Davis

March 23, 1949 - May 30, 2018

Visitation: Friday, June 08 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Friday, June 08 12:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Friday June 08 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Elliott J. Sneed

December 10, 1937 - May 30, 2018

Elliott J. Sneed was born to the late Robert R.D. Sneed and the late Rena Mae Sneed on October 10, 1937 in Johnston County. God called him home to enter into a peaceful rest on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Universal Healthcare, Lillington, NC. Elliott lived in Johnston County all of his life. While living in Johnston County, he worked at K.R. Edwards Warehouse in Smithfield, North Carolina for 10...
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Vernon Addison

October 24, 1955 - May 30, 2018

Gathering of family and friends. : Family's Home 677 Powhatan Rd. Clayton , NC Visitation: Tuesday, June 05 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 810 Durant St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593 Funeral Service: Tuesday, June 05 1:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 810 Durant St. Wilson's Mills, NC
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Beaulah Mae Terry Hines

August 2, 1931 - May 26, 2018

Beaulah Mae Terry Hines was born August 2, 1931 to the late Robert Haley Jr. And the late Luevenia Terry. She was educated in the Johnston County Public School System. She married her sweetheart at the age of 18 and six wonderful children were born. She was employed in her early years before becoming a full-time wife and mother. She began her Christian journey at Mitchener Memorial Baptist Church...
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Darlene Patterson

July 30, 1962 - May 23, 2018

Often in life one meets someone who has great impact upon one's life. Darlene Patterson was truly one of a kind and she was loved and cherished by all who met her. Darlene was born on July 30, 1962 to Mary Noble Swan and the late Ervin Patterson. She slept peacefully away on May 23, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, NC. Darlene was a woman of great perseverance. She was a woman ...
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Eric Lester Williams

August 18, 1973 - May 22, 2018

Funeral Service: Monday, May 28 11:00 AM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Tuesday May 29 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Montez Antone Johnson

August 10, 1975 - May 20, 2018

Montez A. Johnson, born August 10, 1975 in Smithfield NC to the late James Otis Johnson and Emma Williams Johnson. As a military dependent, he received his early formal education through the Cumberland County School systems, beginning with Rockfish Elementary School relocating to South Bend IN, where he attended Edison Middle School and Adams High School. He later completed his education at...
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William Henderson Clayton, Sr.

November 4, 1933 - May 20, 2018

Johnston County lost a titan on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Deacon William "Bill" Henderson Clayton, Sr. was well known in Johnston County. He was the son of the late Monroe Clayton, Jr. and Addie Thomas Clayton of Roxboro, NC. He grew up on a 123-acre farm in Person County with his father, three brothers, and two sisters. His mother died when he was two; therefore, he was raised by his father and...
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Bobby Lee Sanders

April 26, 1964 - May 18, 2018

Bobby Lee Sanders was born on April 26, 1964 to Mrs. Delois Spellman and the late Leroy Sanders. He departed this life on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Selma, NC. Bobby attended school at Broughton High School in Raleigh, NC and furthered his career in Brick Mason at Johnston Community College in Smithfield, North Carolina. Bobby was good at working with his hands and his workmanship was ...
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James Ernest Johnson

August 27, 1944 - May 11, 2018

Visitation Monday, May 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Power House Praise 1000 Lemay St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service Monday, May 21 Power House Praise 1000 Lemay St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment Tuesday, May 22, 10:00 AM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro
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Iris Hinerman

October 22, 1977 - May 8, 2018

Iris (Stewart) Hinerman, of Four Oaks North Carolina, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 8th, 2018. Left to cherish her memory is her daughter Sierra Lee, son TJ Parnell, mother and father Joan and Billy Ray Brannan along with 2 amazing friends Marielle and Wanda, many other wonderful friends, and precious puppy Simba. Iris was a true fighter and fought a very long, hard fight. She was an...
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Shirley Temple Hopkins Rowland Belland

November 5, 1949 - May 4, 2018

Visitation Saturday, May 12 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service Saturday, May 12 2:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment Saturday May 12 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Clarence Pittman

March 21, 1941 - May 1, 2018

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own under-standing. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct they path. Proverbs 3:5-6 Clarence Wilbert Pittman was born on March 23, 1941 to the late James Lee Pittman and Eleanor Ford Pittman. He departed this life on May 1, 2018 at the Brian Center in Clayton, North Carolina. He was preceded in death by son Barry...
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Nelson Kerry Rodgers

January 26, 1961 - April 25, 2018

Mr. Nelson Kerry Rodgers was born on January 26, 1961, the oldest of three children to Mr. Jarvis Samuel Rodgers and Glenda Haley Rodgers in Smithfield, North Carolina. Nelson graduated from Smithfield-Selma Senior High School and attended Johnson C. Smith University, where he studied Early Childhood Development. After his time in Charlotte, Nelson worked for Johnston County Public School System....
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Lucille Smith Boylan

June 24, 1948 - April 23, 2018

Ms. Lucille Smith Boylan was born on June 24, 1948 in Smithfield, NC and she was reared and educated in Clayton, NC. Lucille was employed for over 36 years at Grifols Pharmaceutical Company in Clayton, NC. She retired in June 2013. Lucille enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was known for saying what she meant and meaning what she said. She enjoyed watching...
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Polly A. Richardson Lamberth

September 16, 1946 - April 21, 2018

Richard B. Harrison Alumni Center, 605 West Noble Street, Selma, NC Reverend Polly Anderson Lamberth was born in Princeton, NC; a sharecropper's daughter. She loved her roots and was blessed to be nurtured by strong Christian parents, the late Sam and Mamie Edmundson Anderson, as well as many others who helped shape her into the loving, knowledge-seeking, God-fearing woman who cared for so many....
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August Domonique Arrington

April 19, 2018 - April 19, 2018


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Gladys Dublin

July 18, 1925 - April 18, 2018

Gladys Tomlinson Dublin is the daughter of the late Frederick Douglas Tomlinson and the late Millie Judkins Tomlinson. She is the widow of David William Dublin Sr. and mother of Linda Dublin Levy, David Dublin Jr., and Braxton Lee Dublin. Her grandchildren are Corey Stewart, Leola (Dublin) MacMillan, PhD, Larence Dublin, Tchad Dublin, Braxton Farrington, Lt. Commander Joseph Hines, PhD, and...
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Avor Aurora Alexander Stewart

August 24, 1935 - April 17, 2018


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Herbert Sanders

March 4, 1929 - April 16, 2018

Herbert H. Sanders, fondly known as "Knee Baby", was born in Johnston County on March 4, 1929 to the late Walter and Florence Avery Sanders. He was proceeded in death by his siblings, Susie Brown, Lovie Sanders, Jessie Bradley, Fannie Sanders, Clyda Sanders, Roosevelt Sanders, Lee Sanders, Warren Sanders, Sr., Walter Sanders, Elmer Sanders, Rudolph Sanders, Robie Sanders, Waston Sanders, and a...
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Vickie Laverne Horton Williams

July 31, 1962 - April 16, 2018

Vickie Laverne Horton Williams was born July 31, 1962 to Vernell Horton Dodd of Smithfield N.C. and the late Levi Session. She departed this life for her heav-enly home on April 16, 2018 at her residence in Smithfield, North Carolina. Vickie attended school at Smithfield Selma Senior High. She work at Wal-Mart until she became ill. Vickie love family and enjoyed helping others. She had two boys...
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Antonio Dontez Sanders

January 27, 1985 - April 15, 2018

Visitation Saturday, April 28 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM Poplar Springs Christian Church 6115 Old Stage Road Raleigh, NC 27603 Funeral Service Saturday, April 28 3:00 PM Poplar Springs Christian Church 6115 Old Stage Road Raleigh, NC 27603 Interment Saturday April 28 Carolina Biblical Gardens 1530 Creech Rd, Garner, NC 27529
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Betty Lou Taylor Williams

November 1, 1941 - April 13, 2018

Ms. Betty Lou Taylor Williams was born on November 1, 1941 and she entered into eternal rest on April 13, 2018. Ms. Betty worked at K.R Edward's in the late 1970s. She later started working at Christian Care Of Smithfield where she later retired in the late 1990s. During her free time SHE ALWAYS LOVED going to Bojangles. She was a loving caring and devoted lady that loved hearing the teaching of...
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William Estuardo Pereira-Rodriguez

May 9, 1973 - April 12, 2018

Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18 5:00 PM Ministerio Milagros y Maravillas de Dios 711 W. Noble St. Selma, NC
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Oscar Enrique Zelaya Lopez

August 29, 1984 - April 9, 2018


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Mattie Estelle Bristow Duff

December 1, 1931 - April 8, 2018

On Sunday, April 8 at 1:47 am, Mattie Estell Bristow Duff, age 87, passed away at SECU Hospice House of Johnston Health in Smithfield, NC. She was born on December 1, 1931 to the late George and Anna Bristow in Hartsville, SC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Duff and special friend, Celester Gibson. Mattie enjoyed cooking and attending weekend gatherings with family and friends....
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William Norman Bell

July 3, 1941 - April 7, 2018

Visitation: Thursday, April 12 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Friday, April 13 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577
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Delia Mae Vann Watson

May 17, 1936 - April 5, 2018

Ms. Delia Watson, fondly called Dee, was born May 17, 1937 in Sampson County. She was the daughter of the late Estelle Dublin (Melvin) and Hosie Boykins. She departed this earthly realm on April 5, 2018. In 1974, Delia became a member of Smithfield Church of God of Prophecy (which later became Greater Vision Worship Center) and faithfully served as a dedicated usher and member. She cleaned the...
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Robert Sanders

September 1, 1953 - March 26, 2018

Robert Earl Sanders entered his eternal rest at Johnston Health Hospital in Clayton, NC on March 26, 2018. He was born on September 1,1953 in Boone, Hill, NC to the late Alphonzia and Ruth Covington Sanders of Selma NC. Robert received his education in the Johnston County School System where he attended Short Journey and South Johnston High School. Shortly after, he worked in Roofing where he...
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Sylvia Ransom Holder Barnes

May 18, 1938 - March 26, 2018

Our Loved One Will Always be Part of Us "What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us." By Helen Keller Mrs. Sylvia Holder (Neal) Barnes, was born on May 18, 1938 in O'Neal Township, in Johnston County, NC, to the late Mrs. Louzannie Holder and the late Mr. Minger Holder. Sylvia graduated from Richard B. Harrison. Sylvia would go...
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Linda Kay Dunn Evans

January 7, 1972 - March 24, 2018

Sister Linda Kay Dunn was born January 7, 1972, to the late Purvis Michael Dunn and Lucy Mae Dunn. She departed this life for her heavenly home on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, North Carolina. Linda graduated from Smithfield-Selma High School and upon graduation joined the United States Air Force. After being honorably discharged from the Air Force, she...
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Reginald A. Ennis

October 7, 1947 - March 23, 2018

Reginald A. Ennis was born on October 7, 1947 to the late Betty Elizabeth Bethel Ennis and the late Cornell Ennis. Reginald passed away on March 23, 2018 at Barbour Court Nursing Home in Smithfield, NC. Reginald graduated from high school in Washington, DC. Soon after, he began work for the Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC. Reginald worked there for 36 years as a Supervisor with the...
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Elnora Williams Sanders

October 11, 1932 - March 17, 2018

Mrs. Elnora Williams Sanders, the daughter of the late Sylvester Williams and Claudia Vinson Williams, was born on October 11, 1932 and departed this earthly world on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at home in Smithfield, NC. She was the eldest of eight children. She was born in Sampson County, NC and lived in Newton Grove, NC with her father, Sylvester Williams and stepmother, Blanche Monk Williams....
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Karen Pratt

November 1, 1950 - March 17, 2018


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Charlene Kay Shackleford Anderson

May 30, 1965 - March 17, 2018

Wake: Saturday, March 24 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Howell Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Saturday, March 24 3:00 PM Howell Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27577
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Johnnie Barfield Green

February 24, 1913 - March 15, 2018

Visitation: Tuesday, March 20 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Western Assembly Disciples 9766 U.S. 701 Newton Grove, NC 28366 (910) 594-0397 Funeral Service: Tuesday, March 20 11:00 PM Western Assembly Disciples 9766 U.S. 701 Newton Grove, NC 28366 (910) 594-0397 Interment: Tuesday March 20 Rest Haven Dunn, NC 28344 Repass: Tuesday March 20 St. James Disciples Church 320...
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Raymond Louis Barnes, Sr.

September 19, 1926 - March 13, 2018

Visitation: Saturday, March 31 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Strickland Grove Missionary Baptist Church 120 Allen Ct, Four Oaks, NC 27524 Funeral Service: Saturday, March 31 1:00 PM Strickland Grove Missionary Baptist Church 120 Allen Ct, Four Oaks, NC 27524 Interment: Saturday March 31 Rest Haven Smithfield, NC 27577
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Miguel Angel Hernandez

February 16, 1970 - March 12, 2018


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Minnie Mae Eldridge Sanders

July 5, 1930 - March 11, 2018

Minnie Mae Eldridge Sanders was born to the late Booker T. Eldridge, Sr. and the late Maude Anderson Eldridge. She began her earthly journey on July 5, 1930 in Johnston County, Bentonville, North Carolina, and went to eternal life on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at her home in Smithfield, North Carolina. Minnie Mae was educated in the Johnston County Public School System and graduated from Johnston...
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Aurora Orellana

August 13, 1958 - March 8, 2018

Funeral Service Saturday, March 10 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Teequis Jerry-Jermaine Williams

June 1, 1985 - March 5, 2018

Teequis Jerry-Jermaine Williams, the son of Sheila Williams and the late Neil Arthur McEachin, was born on June 1, 1985 in Smithfield, NC. He departed this life on March 5, 2018. Teequis attended West Johnston High School. He was a great man who was always willing to help anyone. Teequis always made people smile and was the life of the party. He had a big heart and he loved to work. Teequis was...
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Leon Turner, Jr.

March 2, 1937 - March 3, 2018

Leon Turner, Jr. was born on March 2, 1937 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Leon Turner and Beatrice Washington Turner. He departed this earthly life on March 2, 2018. After graduating from High School, Leon joined the U.S. Army. Leon's 23 years of service was honored by numerous of awards. He received the Bronze Star for Heroism in Vietnam, The National Defense Award, Armed Forces Expeditionary...
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Bettie Jean McLawhorn Fillingame

October 24, 1945 - March 3, 2018


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Linwood Earl Burns

June 2, 1954 - March 1, 2018

Linwood "Earl" Burns, the son of the late Willie Burns and Geraldine Castleberry, departed his life on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Linwood was employed for several years at Congra Foods in Garner, NC as a Mechanic. After Congra, he became self employed doing what he loved most working on cars for himself, family and friends. Linwood was smart, talented and a hard worker. He had a gift for...
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Abraham Pomales

August 5, 1953 - March 1, 2018

Funeral Service Thursday, March 08 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Larry Darnell White

November 7, 1952 - February 28, 2018

Funeral Service: Tuesday, March 06 2:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577 Obituary "We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord" (2Cor 5:8) "For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life; weeping may endureth for a night but joy cometh in the morning"(Psalms 30:5) ...
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Roderick Jermaine Dunston

July 17, 1972 - February 26, 2018

Visitation: Monday, March 12 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 Funeral Service: Monday, March 12 3:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand." 2 Timothy 4:6 KJV Roderick Jermaine Dunston was born to...
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Earl Lee Johnson, Jr.

June 13, 1941 - February 24, 2018


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Danny Lawrence Norris

June 9, 1952 - February 22, 2018

Danny L. Norris, 65, passed away on February 22, 2018 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, North Carolina. Born in Smithfield, North Carolina, he was the son of Buddy and Alice Pearl Norris . He attended Smithfield-Selma High School. He worked for Jones Brothers Furniture, Florida Rock, Jones and Frank, and Southern Pump and Tank. He is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Jones of Clayton,...
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Rosa A. Johnson

March 30, 1921 - February 21, 2018

Our beloved mother and grandmother, Rosabelle Johnson, daughter of the late Willis and Katie Allen, was born on March 30, 1921 in the Ingram Township section of Four Oaks, North Carolina. She was the fifth of nine children, including Beadie Williams, Mattie Williams, Mazie Williams, Katie McLean, Betty Robinson, Willis Allen, Jr., Emma 'Dollbaby' Warren, and Matthew 'M.C.' Allen. She attended...
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Ismael Jesus Gonzales

September 13, 2015 - February 16, 2018

The Lord will always walk with you along life's blessed beach, His foot Prints there beside your own, always within reach. Two set of footprints, side by side, From down to setting sun, yet there may come a day, my child, when you'll see only one. But do not think the Lord has left you- Nothing could be more wrong. it's just that he has picked you up, to carry you along. Ismael's life...
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Gloria Raiford

February 8, 1953 - February 15, 2018

Visitation: Wednesday, February 21 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM Interstate Ministries Inc 4584 Us 70 Business West, Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Service: Wednesday, February 21 2:00 PM Interstate Ministries Inc 4584 Us 70 Business West, Clayton, NC 27520
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Cataly Milagros Lozano-Velzquez

January 21, 2008 - February 13, 2018


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Betty Whitley Barbour

September 5, 1939 - February 13, 2018

Mother Betty Newkirk Barbour was born on September 5, 1939 in Johnston County to Dorothy Watson. She was reared by Alice Newkirk. According to the divine plan of our Father, Betty was called home on February 13, 2018. She attended Johnston County Public Schools. She worked in Food Service for years as well as being a licensed beautician. Betty was also a foster parent for many. Betty was preceded...
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Gwendolyn Matthews Williams

June 23, 1949 - February 12, 2018

God in His infinite wisdom and divine love dispatched an angel to the Laurels of Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at 8:30a.m., Monday, February 12, 2018 to bring His beloved servant, Gwendolyn Francine Williams home with Him. Gwendolyn Francine Williams was born on June 23, 1949 to the late Bishop F. J. and Mary Cox Matthews. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Richard...
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Edward Seward

June 19, 1950 - February 11, 2018

Edward Seward, affectionately known as "Big Ed," was the youngest son of the late James and Hazel Seward and he was born June 19, 1950 in Iaeger, West Virginia. He departed this life on February 11, 2018 in Salisbury, NC where he was a patient in Bryan Rehabilitation Center. He retired from Brooklyn Union Gas Company in New York and Lee Jeans Textiles in Mocksville, NC. He enjoyed fishing and...
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James Richard Session

February 16, 1941 - February 7, 2018

Visitation Tuesday, February 13 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Avery Grove AME Zion Church 2391 Freedom Road Smithfield , NC 27577 Funeral Service Tuesday, February 13 1:00 PM Avery Grove AME Zion Church 2391 Freedom Road Smithfield , NC 27577
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Michelle Carol Mayo

November 28, 1968 - February 7, 2018

Michelle Carol Mayo, beloved daughter of Ann Mayo, was welcomed into the world on November 28, 1968. She was called home on Wednesday February 7, 2018. Michelle was 49 years old and the namesake of her favorite aunt, Carolyn J. Barnwell of Fayetteville, NC. Michelle was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. She grew up next door to her childhood sweetheart and future husband, Kenny Montgomery. ...
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Javier Garcia

October 5, 1953 - January 31, 2018


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Yvette Chavez Hamilton

June 15, 1981 - January 27, 2018

Yvette Chavez Hamilton, a resident of Los Lunas, New Mexico, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Yvette graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Locally, Yvette is survived by her father and step-mother, Gerlie and Marsha Poston, Jr. of Garner, NC; her siblings, Jessica Poston of Garner, NC and Jamar Poston of Charlotte, NC; her grandmother,...
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Juan Jose Rodriguez

January 31, 1967 - January 27, 2018

Funeral Service: Saturday February 03 4:00 PM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma , NC 27577
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Annie Vinson Williams

April 29, 1943 - January 27, 2018

Mrs. Annie Vinson Williams, 74, entered into eternal rest on January 27, 2018 peacefully at Smithfield Manor Nursing Facility surrounded by her devoted husband and family members. Annie was born on April 29, 1943 in Johnston County to the late Ernest and Lydia Watson Vinson. She graduated from Richard B. Harrison High School, Class Of 1965. Annie met and married the love of her life, Elder...
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Marvin Ralph Richardson

May 14, 1951 - January 25, 2018

Marvin Ralph Richardson, Sr., son of the late Hardy Lester Richardson, Sr. and Sadie Mae Lewis Richardson was born May 14, 1951 in Johnston County, North Carolina. He departed this life on Thursday morning, January 25, 2018 at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield, NC. He joined the Armed Services in December 30, 1976 and his separation date was May 24, 1989 after serving 13 years in the Army. He...
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Leroy Bryant

April 25, 1947 - January 24, 2018

Mr. Leroy Bryant the son of the late William Percy Bryant and Myrtle Lois Bryant was born in Johnston County on April 25, 1947. He joined Oakey Grove Missionary Church at an early age. Mr. Bryant was employed at Dennis Block Plant in Albemarle NC. Then continued employment at General Metals in Pine Level, NC until his health declined. Leroy was a happy and jolly person. Always the life of any...
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Mary Bellamy

March 17, 1928 - January 22, 2018

Mrs. Mary Louise Sanders Bellamy, the daughter of the late Louise and Colon Sanders, was born on March 17, 1928. She departed this life on Monday, January 22, 2018 at Liberty Commons Nursing Home in Benson, NC. She was a very sweet and loving lady, who lived with promise and expectation that for her to be absent from the body meant that she was present with the Lord. She is preceded in death by...
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Serafin Lerma-Grados

September 5, 1934 - January 21, 2018


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Tommie D. Sanders

September 29, 1943 - January 19, 2018

"We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord." -2 Corinthians 5:8 Tommie D. Sanders was one seven children born to the late Joe and Swanie Sanders on September 29, 1943. He departed this life on Friday January 19, 2018 also preceded him in death is his parents the late Joe & Swanie Mae Sanders, one daughter Mamie Sanders. He attended...
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Fannie Vinson Whitmere

February 18, 1943 - January 15, 2018


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Savion Lavar Bass

March 8, 2005 - January 15, 2018

Visitation: Saturday, January 20 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Edit this service Funeral Service: Sunday, January 21 12:30 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 Interment: Sunday January 21 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Silvia Valle-Navez

July 2, 1957 - January 13, 2018


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Carlos Adrian Mejia Escamilla

February 3, 1999 - January 8, 2018

Visitacion y servicio Domingo 14 de enero 3pm a 5 pm Iglesia Vision Del Cordero 1280 North Webb Street Selma, NC 27576 (919) 333-3634
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Margaret Street

May 4, 1948 - January 8, 2018

Visitation: Saturday, January 13 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Howell Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Saturday, January 13 1:00 PM Howell Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27576 Interment: Saturday January 13 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Courtnay Raynel McLean Stewart

April 1, 1980 - January 3, 2018

As it is written in Ecclesiastes 3:1-4, To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance. Courtnay Raynel...
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Michael Willis Pounds

August 25, 1987 - January 1, 2018

Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 10 2:30 PM Baker's Chapel Church Princeton, NC Interment: Wednesday January 10 Baker's Chapel Church Cemetery Princeton, NC
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Cynthia Parrish Rouse

February 27, 1965 - December 29, 2017


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Carlton Nelson O'Neal, Jr.

July 26, 1943 - December 27, 2017

Funeral Service: January 03, 2018 1:00 PM Howell Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27577 Interment: Wednesday January 03 2018 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Maria Ana Valle

April 24, 1927 - December 25, 2017

Visitation: Wednesday, December 27 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Mass: Friday, December 29 9:30 AM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Interment: Friday December 29 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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James D'Amico

May 20, 1945 - December 25, 2017


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Bernardino Valle-Navez

September 28, 1951 - December 24, 2017

Visitacion: Martes 26 de diciembre 6 pm a 12 am Casa Funeraria Sanders 806 E Market Street Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 333-3634 Misa Funebre: Miercoles 27 de diciembre, 2017 - 10 am - Iglesia Catolica Santa Ana - 4057 U.S. 70 Business - Clayton, NC 27520
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Lisa Morrissey

December 27, 1964 - December 24, 2017


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Ana Paulina Villalba

January 26, 1934 - December 22, 2017


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