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Gloria Marina Pena

February 21, 1956 - September 22, 2018

Visitacion: Sabado 29 de Agosto, 2018 5 pm a 9 pm Casa Funeraria Sanders 806 E. Market Street Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 333-3634
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Sallie Edwards White

November 28, 1921 - September 19, 2018

Visitation: Wednesday, September 26 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM Suggs Christian Temple Free Will Baptist Church, 1602 Old Sta 1602 Old Stantonsburg Road Wilson, NC In State: Friday, September 28 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM Mount Moriah Baptist Church 1636 East Capital St. Washington, DC Funeral Service: Friday, September 28 11:00 AM Mount Moriah Baptist Church 1636 East Capital St. ...
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Matthew Junior Lee

April 10, 1942 - September 15, 2018

Visitation: Friday, September 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Holy Temple Church of God 228 Montgomery Heights Road Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Friday, September 21 1:00 PM Holy Temple Church of God 228 Montgomery Heights Road Selma, NC 27576 Interment: Friday, September 21 Lee Family Cemetery Selma, NC 27576
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Mary Lee Battle Bryant

January 13, 1935 - September 14, 2018

Walk-in: Saturday, September 22 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Sunday, September 23 2:30 PM Howell Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27577 Interment: Sunday, September 23 Price Cemetery Selma, NC This is a tribute to her for all she has done to make life for others a happier one. For showing...
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Dennis Ray Cole

May 3, 1953 - September 11, 2018

Visitation: Saturday, September 22 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM Four Oaks Church Of God 315 E. Wellons St. Four Oaks, NC 27524 Funeral Service: Saturday, September 22 3:00 PM Four Oaks Church of God 315 Wellons St, Four Oaks, NC 27524 Interment: Saturday, September 22 Maplewood Clayton, NC 27520 6"For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. 7I have...
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Andrea Almeta Farrior Hanks

March 1, 1987 - September 8, 2018

Mrs. Andrea Almeta Farrior Hanks, age 31, died in Durham, NC, on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Born on March 1, 1987 in Durham, NC, she lived in Durham, NC all of her life. Andrea received her high school diploma from Durham Technical Community College and an Office Technology Certificate from the Golden Belt Campus in Durham, NC. She was also licensed insurance agent and she was pursuing a...
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Jimmy Lewis McClain

March 11, 1944 - September 8, 2018

Visitation: Wednesday, September 12 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM LN Forbes Tabernacle 1800 Lane St SE Wilson, NC 27893 Funeral Service: Wednesday, September 12 1:00 PM LN Forbes Tabernacle 1800 Lane St SE Wilson, NC 27893 Interment: Wednesday, September 12 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576 Deacon Jimmy McClain, Sr. was born in Princeton, NC on March 11, 1944 to the...
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Jerry Lee Dunston

April 14, 1954 - September 3, 2018


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A'Maar Raymiere Brockington

August 12, 2016 - August 31, 2018

Visitation Sunday, September 09 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma, NC 27577 Funeral Service Sunday, September 09 3:00 PM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma, NC 27577
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Natalia Lucero

July 27, 1937 - August 30, 2018

Visitacion Martes 4 de Septiembre, 2018 de 5 pm a 10 pm Erwin Memorial Ame Zion Church 716 W M Street Erwin, NC 28339 Servicio religioso Miercoles 5 de Septiembre, 2018 A las 11 am Erwin Memorial Ame Zion Church 716 W M Street Erwin, NC 28339 Servicio Funebre Miercoles 5 de Septiembre despues del servicio religioso Cementerio Riverside Erwin, NC
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Tammy Simien

January 2, 1964 - August 28, 2018

Visitation Saturday, September 08 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma, NC 27577 Funeral Service Saturday, September 08 11:00 AM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma, NC 27577 Interment Saturday September 08 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576 Mrs. Tammy Senoria Freeman Simien was born January 2, 1963 to the late Thomas...
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Rematha Newsome

January 15, 1931 - August 28, 2018

Wake 6:00-7:00 Paul's Chapel A. M. E. Zion Church 3318 Appie Rd. Walstonburg, NC 27888 Funeral Service: Saturday, September 08 12:00 PM Paul's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church 3318 Appie Rd. Walstonburg, NC 27888 Interment: Saturday September 08 Turner Swamp Cemetery Eureaka, NC Rematha Williams Newsome, daughter of the late Thomas and Essie Williams, was born on January 15,...
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Elizabeth Pathenia Alston

January 6, 1938 - August 24, 2018

Elizabeth Pathenia Alston (Dank) was given the gift of life on December 6, 1938 in Johnston County, NC. She was born to the late Chalmas and Emma Brooks. Dank was reared in North Carolina and as a young adult migrated to Washington, D.C., where she lived for over 50 years. While living in Washington, D.C. Dank became very involved in her community. She obtained several awards for her hard...
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Earl Thomas Chance

February 10, 1934 - August 24, 2018

And God shall wipe away the tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death; neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be no more pain; for the former things are passed away. Revelation 21:4 Earl Thomas Chance was born February 10, 1934 to the late Johnnie and Esther (Taylor) Chance in Parmele, North Carolina. On Friday, August 24, 2018 an angel of mercy was dispatched by God to...
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Imani Shabriyah Olivier

January 19, 1998 - August 23, 2018


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Michael A. Farrow

June 13, 1958 - August 22, 2018


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Brayden Asher Thorne

August 21, 2018 - August 21, 2018

Preceding in death by his grandfather Charles McEwen Jr and grandfather Billy Morgan Surviving is his mother Christina Canandy, his father Alexander Thorne, grandfather Arcanis Watkins, his grandmother Brenda McEwen, Alice Thorne his sister Sarah Cain and brother's Trey Mathis, Duke Thorne his niece Nevaeh Monaski his nephew Graeson, Dunn. And lots of aunts uncles and cousins who loved him...
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Charles Barnes

July 14, 1959 - August 16, 2018

Visitation: Friday, August 24 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Mt. Zion Baptist Church 810 Black Creek Rd. SE Wilson , NC 27893 Funeral Service: Saturday, August 25 1:00 PM Mt. Zion Baptist Church 810 Black Creek Rd. SE Wilson , NC 27893 Interment: Saturday August 25 Rest Haven Wilson, NC
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Peggie Louise Sanders Chrisp

May 20, 1940 - August 15, 2018

Visitation: Thursday, August 23 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Wake: Friday, August 24 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Johnson Chapel Freewill Bapist Church 6147 Raleigh Road Benson, NC 27504 (919)934-4777 Funeral Service: Saturday, August 25 12:00 PM Good Samaritan Baptist Church 9433 White Oak Rd. Clayton,...
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Tara Nicole McCrae

January 3, 1984 - August 14, 2018

Viewing : Thursday, August 23 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sanders Chapel OFBW Chruch 814 Blount Street Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Thursday, August 23 12:00 PM Sanders Chapel OFBW Chruch 814 Blount Street Smithfield, NC 27577
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Ronald Anthony Cherry

July 3, 1947 - August 13, 2018


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Sotero Lorenzo Liberato

April 22, 1966 - August 12, 2018

Visitacion Jueves 16 de Agosto, 2018 Desde las 2 pm en casa de su familia 191 Crooked Branch Drive Selma, NC 27576 Misa Funebre Viernes, Agosto 17, 2018 a las 10:30 am Saint Eugene Catholic Church 608 Lions Club Road Wendell, NC 27591 Servicio Funebre Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC
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Ivory Lee "Pete" Laster

February 23, 1957 - August 9, 2018

Ivory Lee Laster was born February 23, 1957 to the Late Floyd and Ethel Laster. To this union he was the fifth child to 11 siblings. He was educated by McIver High School. In his younger years, he attended Saint Luke Baptist Church. He was a member & Minister at Praise Worship Tabernacle Ministries, under the leadership of Chief Apostle Barbara Conyers. He worked faithfully in every aspect of the...
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Laurie Ann Mattero McGorvin

September 7, 1961 - August 6, 2018


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Iomgene Moore Anderson Watson

February 8, 1921 - August 6, 2018

Visitation: Tuesday, August 21 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Trinity Zion AME Church 3505-16th Street, N.W. DC Funeral Service: Tuesday, August 21 11:00 AM Trinity Zion AME church 3505- 16th Street, N.W. . DC Interment: Tuesday August 21 George Washignton Cemetery Adelphi, MD
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Tonya Rochelle Carmichael

March 25, 1964 - August 5, 2018

Wake : Friday, August 10 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Cedar Grove Disciples Church 207 Long Leaf Rd. Princeton, NC 27569 Visitation: Saturday, August 11 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM Cedar Grove Disciples Church 207 Long Leaf Rd. Princeton, NC 27569 Funeral Service: Saturday, August 11 4:30 PM Cedar Grove Disciples Church 207 Long Leaf Rd. Princeton, NC 27569
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Nancy Loretta Bell Mangum

January 14, 1932 - August 5, 2018

Visitation Saturday, August 11 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM Willow Springs Free Will Baptist Church 3623 Polenta Rd. Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Service Saturday, August 11 2:00 PM Willow Springs Free Will Baptist Church 3623 Polenta Rd. Clayton, NC 27520 Interment Saturday August 11 Forest Hill Clayton, NC 27520
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Willie Crawford, Jr.

January 8, 1935 - August 3, 2018

Funeral Service: Saturday, August 11 12:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Interment: Saturday August 11 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Margaret Smith Smith

April 7, 1924 - August 2, 2018

Visitation: Monday, August 06 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Monday, August 06 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Monday August 06 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Shantwan Dantarius "Heavy" Strickland

March 28, 1987 - August 1, 2018

Public Viewing : Thursday, August 09 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Visitation: Friday, August 10 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Friday, August 10 11:00 AM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Friday August 10 ...
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Carl Hooks Daughtry

January 22, 1953 - August 1, 2018


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Robert Louis Everette

July 8, 1946 - July 31, 2018

Memorial Service: Saturday, August 11 3:00 PM Christ Our King 1500 Garner Road Raleigh, NC 27610
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Henry Junior Bradley

July 21, 1935 - July 30, 2018

Visitation: Sunday, August 05 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Sunday, August 05 2:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577
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Annie Louise Mitchell

October 1, 1956 - July 26, 2018

Visitation: Wednesday, August 01 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM New Bethel Baptist Church 1814 Gordon Rd. Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Service: Wednesday, August 01 11:00 AM New Bethel Baptist Church 1814 Gordon Rd. Clayton, NC 27520
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John Henry Sims

July 29, 1944 - July 25, 2018

Visitation Thursday, August 02 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Funeral Service Thursday, August 02 1:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Interment Thursday August 02 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Hilda Virginia Peacock

May 6, 1934 - July 22, 2018

Hilda Virginia Peacock, a native of Princeton, North Carolina, died July 22, 2018, in Baltimore Maryland. Her late parents were Percy and Clara Whitley Peacock. Her late husband was James Tomlinson who was born in Baltimore but has many relatives in Smithfield, North Carolina. Hilda had a passion for storytelling and acting. In college, she earned a B.S. Degree in Theater. One of her favorite...
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Johnny R. Ray

October 6, 1955 - July 21, 2018

Visitation: Friday, July 27 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church 1691 Barber Mill Rd Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Service: Friday, July 27 11:00 AM Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church 1691 Barber Mill Rd Clayton, NC 27520 Interment: Friday July 27 Forest Hill Clayton, NC 27520
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Robert Hart Harrison

January 15, 1944 - July 17, 2018

Wake: Friday, July 27 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM New Trinity Missionary Baptist 115 S Robertson St. Clayton, NC 27520 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...
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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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