Celebrity Obituaries

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Lucille Smith Boylan

June 24, 1948 - April 23, 2018

Visitation: Saturday, April 28 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Wake : Sunday, April 29 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM Mt. Vernon Christian Church 300 N Lombard St. Clayton, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Sunday, April 29 2:30 PM Mt. Vernon Christian Church 300 N Lombard St. Clayton, NC 27577 Interment: Sunday April...
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Polly A. Richardson Lamberth

September 16, 1946 - April 21, 2018

Wake: Thursday, April 26 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM First Baptist Church 308 N Lombard St, Clayton, NC 27520 Visitation: Friday, April 27 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Friday, April 27 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Friday April 27 Knollwood Memorial Park ...
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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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Antonio Dontez Sanders

January 27, 1985 - 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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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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Roberta Delphine Frierson

July 23, 1959 - December 18, 2017


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Willie Rudolph Jackson

August 4, 1932 - December 18, 2017

Viewing: Friday, December 29 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Wake: Saturday, December 30 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Funeral Service: Saturday, December 30 1:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Interment: Saturday December 30 Princeton...
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Richard Lee Smith

June 12, 1953 - December 16, 2017

Gathering : Family's Home 8716 Stephenson Rd Apex , NC 27539 Wake: Wednesday, December 20 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM St. Amanda Baptist Church 457 Old Drug Store Rd. Garner, NC 27529 Funeral Service: Wednesday, December 20 12:00 PM St. Amanda Baptist Church 457 Old Drug Store Rd. Garner, NC 27529 Interment: Wednesday December 20 St. Amanda Baptist Cemetery 457 Old Drug...
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Oeglaire Ingram

February 6, 1934 - December 14, 2017


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Gladys Faye Merritt McNeil

August 14, 1941 - December 14, 2017

Visitation: Tuesday, December 19 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church 1691 Barber Mill Rd Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 19 11:30 AM Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church 1691 Barber Mill Rd Clayton, NC 27520 Interment: Tuesday December 19 Long Branch Disciples of Christ Church 1921 Barefoot Rd. Newton Grove , NC 28366
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Millard Barnes

April 5, 1925 - December 14, 2017

Wake: Wednesday, December 20 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Thursday, December 21 11:00 AM Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses 85 Powhatan Rd. Clayton, NC Interment: Thursday December 21 Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro
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Janice Lucille Ball Cunningham

November 23, 1954 - December 10, 2017

Janice Lucille Ball Cunningham passed away on December 10, 2017 at 3:15pm. She fought a great fight and she is no longer suffering. Janice was born November 23, 1954 to Homer and Carrie Ball, Sr. She grew up in Miami, Florida and she attended Miami Dade County Public Schools where she received her High School Diploma. After graduation, Janice met and married John Cunningham Sr. John and...
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Anthony Maurice Pone

June 22, 1962 - December 8, 2017

Tony departed this life at his home on December 8, 2017. He was a resident of Selma, North Carolina. He was born the son of Mary E. Dobbin and the late William Rudolph Jones on June 22, 1962 and was raised by the late Rudolph E. Dobbin as his own. He was the grandson of Alma S. Pone and the late Aljunius Pone and the late Norvell and Charity Jones. He was preceded in death by a sister,...
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Donna Rena Marshburn

January 16, 1961 - December 7, 2017

Funeral Service Friday, December 15 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment Friday December 15 Dailys Chapel Cemetery La Grange, NC
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Isaura Melgar-Ortega

April 10, 1954 - December 3, 2017

"El recuerdo de Isaura estara vivo cada dia en nuestro corazones ……… Sabemos que descansa en paz y amor de Dios, lo que reconforta enormemente nuestro dolor por su partida"
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Alice Johnson Smith

February 3, 1947 - December 3, 2017

Mrs. Alice Johnson-Smith was born on February 3, 1947 in Harnett County, North Carolina to the late Ms. Willie C. Johnson and Mr. James McLean. She departed this life at the UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Alice attended Harnett County Public Schools and graduated Harnett High School, Class of 1965. Alice received the Lord as her Savior and joined the Coats...
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Earlona Victoria Shannon Davis

July 18, 1933 - November 27, 2017

Wake: Friday, December 08 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Visitation: Saturday, December 09 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Saturday, December 09 12:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: ...
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Lizzie Christine King

August 10, 1931 - November 25, 2017

Ms. Lizzie Christine King was born on August 10, 1931. She transitioned on November 25, 2017 after a long term illness. Ms. King was a resident of Dunn, North Carolina. Ms. King was loved by many. Her favorite restaurant was Kentucky Fried Chicken. Every time you asked her what she wanted , her response was "chicken." Ms. King was a sweet lady who was so loving and caring. She would always make...
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Raymond Ralph Spires

March 30, 1936 - November 23, 2017


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Thelma Odessa Watkins Wall

June 26, 1929 - November 20, 2017

OBITUARY THELMA ODESSA WATKINS WALL On Monday, November 20, Thelma entered quietly into eternal life after years of failing health. Thelma was born in Smithfield, North Carolina to the late Pauline Smith Watkins and the late Ulysess Watkins, Sr. She was the fourth child of six children born into this union. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Sarah Louise Watkins Windley, Hildred Bernice...
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Frederick Vinson

December 14, 1932 - November 11, 2017

Upon the call of his Savior, Frederick Vinson finished his course on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at his home. Frederick, affectionally known as "Freddie," was born on December 14, 1932 in Wilson Mills, NC. He was the son of the late William F. And Victoria Whitley Vinson. Frederick attended Johnston County Training School. He enlisted in the US Army on March 16, 1953 and was honorably...
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George Ray Raynor

February 6, 1949 - November 6, 2017

George Ray Raynor, Sr. was born on February 6, 1949 to Aaron Patrick Raynor and Eva Allen Raynor. He passed away on November 6, 2017 at Wake Medical Center . He enjoyed going to McDonalds having coffee and talking with friends. He also loved Nascar racing and going to the beach. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Gertrude Raynor and son, George Ray Raynor, Jr., both of the home...
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Elizabeth Ann Staton Parker

July 26, 1965 - November 6, 2017


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Luella Marie Smith Tate

December 10, 1943 - October 29, 2017

Minister Luella Tate,73, transitioned from labor to reward on October 29, 2017, at Sunny Brook Rehab Center after fighting a long hard battle. Luella was born on December 10, 1943, in Johnson County, to the late Elgie and Arthur Smith. She was the youngest of the six Smith children. She received her education at Lockhart High School and graduated as Valedictorian of her graduating class. She...
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Kameron Claude Stancil

July 8, 1999 - October 28, 2017

Kameron Claude Stancil departed this life to be with his Heavenly Father on October 28, 2017 in Four Oaks, North Carolina. He was born on July 08, 1999 to Johnny and the late Kimberly Stancil in Smithfield, North Carolina. He was a caring, loveable, humble, polite young man and always greeted you with a smile. To know him was to love him. He brought joy to all that knew him. Kameron was...
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Robert A Williams

December 15, 1940 - October 27, 2017

Robert Allen Williams, Jr. was born December 15, 1940 in Duplin County, NC to the late Frances L. Williams. He attended Charity High School in Duplin County. He retired from Northern Railroad Company and Johnston County Area Transport Service (J Cats) of Johnston County, NC. He was married to the late Alice M. Murphy and to this union three children were born: Edwina (deceased), Angela Williams...
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Sonya Gay Belcher Canterbury

January 3, 1963 - October 26, 2017

Memorial Service: Saturday, October 28 3:00 PM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma , NC 27577
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Zoey Zariya Merius

September 27, 2017 - October 21, 2017

Graveside Service Friday, October 27 3:00 PM Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Carolyn Marie McKitchen

December 4, 1959 - October 20, 2017

Carolyn Marie McKitchen was born on December 04, 1959 in Somerville, Massachusetts to the late Charles Douglas White and Matilda Carlotta Traeger. She transitioned quietly at UNC in Chapel Hill, NC. Carolyn graduated from Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska and went on to continued her education at Northeastern University. Mrs. McKitchen leaves to cherish her memories, her husband,...
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Trina Jean Hansen Spires

December 5, 1941 - October 17, 2017

Trina Jean Spires was born on December 5,1941 in Detroit, MI to Carl and Nina Hansen  She departed her earthly home October 17,2017 in Smithfield, North Carolina. She was very outspoken, kind and generous. She loved crocheting and needle work.  She worked in customer service for many years.  She attended public school and got her high school diploma in Detroit, MI She was preceded in...
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Moses Cofield

October 20, 1935 - October 15, 2017

Visitation: Sunday, October 22 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 Funeral Service: Sunday, October 22 3:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 Interment: Sunday October 22 Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Patrick Robert Wroughton

September 7, 1948 - October 13, 2017


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Mohammad Nawaz

November 10, 1947 - October 12, 2017


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Dylan Matthew Elias Avalos

September 6, 2017 - October 6, 2017

Siempre estaras en nuestros corazones. Te amaremos por siempre. Tus padres: Marvin A. Elias Pelico y Sissy Juanita Avalos. Tus hermanos: Adrian, Julian y Natalie. Sabemos que esto no es un final. Un dia te volveremos a ver en el cielo. Viewing : Wednesday , October 11 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Mass: ...
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Cameron Devon Howell

July 17, 1987 - October 3, 2017

Visitation: Monday, October 09 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Tuesday, October 10 2:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 810 Durant St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593 Interment: Wednesday, October 11 10:30 AM Northside Cemetery Brinkley St. Fayetteville, NC Memorial Service: Saturday...
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William Edward Atkinson

February 2, 1941 - October 1, 2017

William Edward "Joe" Atkinson, beloved husband, father, brother, and friend was born the youngest son of the late Kentchison and Gladys Atkinson on February 2, 1941 in Johnston County, NC. He departed this earthly life and entered eternal rest on Sunday, October 1, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: James and Melton; sisters: Tarsha and Walcie; and grandson: Domonique Vick....
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Nancy Carole Buckner Lane

August 24, 1946 - September 30, 2017

Memorial Service Thursday, October 05 7:00 PM New Hope Church of Clayton 1696 Ameila Church Rd. Clayton, NC 27520
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Alondra Guadalupe Ochoa Valdes

September 30, 2017 - September 30, 2017


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