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Sanders Funeral Home

Our Response to COVID-19
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY- MARCH 23, 2020
As we are faced with the growing effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), Sanders Funeral Home is dedicated to abiding by the guidelines of the NC Board of Funeral Services along with the Center for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) to prevent the unintentional spread of germs.
In an effort to protect the health and safety of our families, the community, and staff as well, Sanders Funeral Home pursuant to Executive Order issued by Governor Roy Cooper on March 23, 2020, gatherings of 50 or more are prohibited in an inside or outside enclosed space. Know that every effort will be made to protect our families as we schedule our Services. We will discuss all available options with our families and collectively decide the best and most safe option.
In addition to best practice procedures and legal sanitation requirements already in place here at Sanders Funeral Home, we have incorporated the following guidelines by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) to prevent the unintentional spread of germs:

Cleaning hands with antibacterial soap and warm water for 20 seconds

Practicing social distancing

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Thoroughly cleaning hard surfaces and high-traffic areas

Limiting physical contact such as hugging, shaking hands, kissing on cheeks, and etc.

This is a difficult time for our nation and the families we serve as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across the states. Sanders Funeral Home is more than obliged to answer questions and concerns regarding services to memorialize the death of your loved ones.
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Our Obituaries

Edna Earl Sanders White

June 10, 1961 - September 24, 2022

Visitation: Thursday, September 29 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Friday, September 30 11:00 AM Sanders Grove Missionary Baptist Church Hwy210 Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Monday, October 03 10:00 AM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro, NC
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Carlos ''Nephew" Chrisp

January 13, 1985 - September 23, 2022


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Tyree Blackwell

January 25, 1932 - September 23, 2022


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Richard Levon Roberson

April 8, 1948 - September 22, 2022

Richard Lavon Roberson was born April 8, 1948, in Johnston County NC. He was born to the late Roxanne Roberson and Kelly Terry. Richard departed this earthly life on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, NC. He was educated in the Johnston County training school where he also graduated from. He worked at a gas station in Raleigh, NC, and was a truck driver for...
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Annette Clark

January 24, 1940 - September 22, 2022


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Paloma Regalado Botello

September 11, 1980 - September 20, 2022


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Dwendle Estella Oates McLean

November 1, 1928 - September 19, 2022

Dwendle Estella Oates McLean, Born November 5, 1928, in Sampson county to the late Alford & Estella Oates. She departed this life at her home she ate Sampson County Schools in Newton North Carolina. She was a devoted member of St. Peter's disciples of Christ until her health started to decline. She held positions as President of the Usher Board, She was a member of the Christian fellowship she...
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Mi'Angel Renee Clemons

July 11, 2022 - September 18, 2022

Visitation: Wednesday, September 28 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM Mt. Pleasant Worship and Outreach Center 1424 Sawyer Rd. Raleigh , NC Funeral Service: Wednesday, September 28 1:00 PM Mt. Pleasant Worship and Outreach Center 1424 Sawyer Rd. Raleigh , NC
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Charles Robert Poston , Sr.

November 10, 1927 - September 17, 2022

Viewing: Thursday, September 22 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation: Friday, September 23 12:00 to 1:00 PM Word of Faith Church of Deliverance 4658 Devils Racetrack Rd, Four Oaks, NC 27524 Funeral Service: Friday, September 23 1:00 PM Word of Faith Church of Deliverance 4658 Devils Racetrack Rd, Four...
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Shannon Leigh Mclaughlin Jones

July 22, 1977 - September 14, 2022


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Tyshawn Malik Benjamin

October 24, 1996 - September 13, 2022

Tyshawn Malik Benjamin was loved by so many. The chapter in his life began on October 24th, 1996, at Halifax Regional Hospital. He was the 1st born to Veronica Powell & Father Donail Benjamin who preceded him in death. Tyshawn was a son, brother, uncle, nephew, and a friend to many. The chapter to his book ended on September 13th, 2022, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill South Carolina. A...
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Jose Banuelos

September 4, 1983 - September 10, 2022

Funeral Service: Saturday, September 17 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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James Howard O'Neal

April 27, 1945 - September 9, 2022

Visitation: Wednesday, September 14 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Margaret Warren

November 8, 1927 - September 7, 2022

https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/84WZWMPWTGYY6DB9 Viewing : Saturday, September 10 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation: Sunday, September 11 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508 S. Peedin St Pine Level, NC Funeral Service: Sunday, September 11 1:00 PM Giles Chapel FWB Church 508...
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John Sanders , Jr.

July 26, 1926 - September 6, 2022

Visitation: Wednesday, September 14 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Thursday, September 15 10:30 AM Carolina Biblical Gardens 1530 Creech Rd, Garner, NC 27529 Mr. John Sanders, Jr. was born on July 26, 1926, in Harnett County, North Carolina to the union of the late John Arthur Sanders and the...
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Nichelle Felicia Atkinson

March 23, 1970 - September 4, 2022

Visitation: Saturday, September 17 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM St. Stephen Church of Christ 308 West First St. Princeton, NC 27569 Funeral Service: Saturday, September 17 11:00 AM St. Stephen Church of Christ 308 West First St. Princeton, NC 27569 Interment: Saturday September 17 Evergreen Memorial Cemetery 3338 Us Highway 70a, Princeton, NC
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Linda Thorne Barbour

April 20, 1952 - September 2, 2022

https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/HXP8XXFH9F6S2PHZ Viewing 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Visitation: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Thursday, September 08 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: ...
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Kathie Ann Super

February 21, 1954 - September 2, 2022


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Clifton Earl Moore

December 8, 1949 - August 31, 2022

Clifton E. Moore graduated high school, furthered his education, and entered a career that he loved until retiring. After retirement, Clifton entered the work force as a school bus driver for a short period of time. When Clifton was not working, he loved to cook and watch others enjoy the delicious meals he prepared. You could also find him outside, where he loved to observe and listen...
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Marcus Scott Badgett

February 9, 1970 - August 31, 2022

Marcus Scott Badgett peacefully returned to his heavenly home on August 31, 2022. His love for his family and his belief in God provided comfort as he transitioned from this world. Marcus was born on February 9, 1970, to Lendsey Badgett (Sandra) and Maylene Badgett. Marcus graduated in 1988 from Elizabeth High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After graduation, he attended the University of...
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Bonnie Jean Romano

June 21, 1951 - August 28, 2022


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Roosevelt Joyner, Jr.

April 2, 1961 - August 23, 2022

Viewing : Tuesday, August 30 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 . Visitation: Wednesday, August 31 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Mt. Zion Church of God 309 W Edwards St, Princeton Princeton, NC 27569 Funeral Service: Wednesday, August 31 2:00 PM Mt. Zion Church of God 309 W Edwards St, Princeton Princeton, NC 27569
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Antonio Devone Poston

August 20, 1975 - August 21, 2022

Antonio Devone "Tony" Poston was born August 20, 1975, to Larry Poston, Sr., and Beulah Poston in Smithfield, NC. He departed this life on Sunday, August 21, 2022, at home. Tony was a stellar athlete who excelled in baseball during high school and college. He majored in Liberal Arts at Barton College in Wilson, NC, graduating in 1997. Tony, or T-Rock as he was known by his...
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Edein Alegria Juarez

February 12, 1978 - August 18, 2022

Edein Alegria Juarez conocido más común como "La Torta", "El Flaco", y "Mi Gordito bello", nació el 12 de Febrero en 1978 en Tecpatán, Chiapas, México. En el año de 1998, se juntó con su esposa Karen, teniendo a tres hijas, de cuáles fueron su motivation de salir adelante y darles una mejor vida. En el 2004, Edein se mudó a los Estados Unidos, viviendo en Four Oaks, Norte Carolina...
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Reginald "Pig" Marral Barnes

March 1, 1961 - August 18, 2022

Visitation: Friday, August 26 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Viewing : Saturday, August 27 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Mt. Zion Church of Deliverance 908 South Avenue Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Saturday, August 27 2:00 PM Mt. Zion Church of Deliverance 908 South Avenue Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: ...
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Rodney Lamont Bizzell , Jr.

October 1, 1963 - August 16, 2022

Funeral Service: Sunday, August 28 12:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Quinton King Claudius Havard Wall

January 28, 1929 - August 13, 2022

The public may view the Funeral Service of Quinton King Wall here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1N1ESqffBb9rWFz3zqewVh5_HeRPf7Nim/view https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/NK2HDHFJ32BHDWGZ Visitation: Friday, August 19 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 403 Caswell St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: This service is private. Saturday August 20 ...
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Elbert Rudel Aiken

August 21, 1964 - August 12, 2022

Elbert Rudel Aiken affectionately called "Rudy" of Lincolnville, S.C., son of the late Edward and Stella Aiken was called home to glory at the age of 57 on August 12, 2022, in Appleton, Wisconsin. Rudy grew up in Lincolnville, South Carolina. Rudy received his education in the Charleston County schools and graduated in1983. He enlisted in the United States Army and served his country proudly,...
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Freda Mae Dublin

May 22, 1953 - August 12, 2022

Obituary On Friday, August 12, 2022, after being surrounded by her family, and according to the divine plan of Our Heavenly Father, an angel was dispatched and called to eternal rest, our beloved, Freda Mae Dublin (affectionately known as Free Free). Freda was born May 22, 1953, in Smithfield NC. She was preceded in death by her parents Johnnie Pennie and Margaret Smith, sister Eloise...
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Bennie Levi Graham

January 22, 1968 - August 11, 2022

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XkYSw48t8LsSZ_0SHfsU5Zbbj9LOAyUB/view?usp=drivesdk Visitation: Sunday, August 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM The Farm at 95 215 Batten Rd. Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Sunday, August 21 1:00 PM The Farm at 95 215 Batten Rd. Selma, NC 27576 Interment: Sunday August 21 Sunset Smithfield, NC 2757
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Hazel Sanders

October 12, 1931 - August 9, 2022

Hazel F. Sanders, transitioned on August 9, 2022, at Summerset Assisted Living Community. She was born October 12, 1931, in Chapel Hill, NC to the late Marion and Mozella Foushee. Hazel received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC. After graduating she began teaching in Martin County and Chapel Hill City Schools for 2...
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Mary Frances Hockaday Smith

May 26, 1940 - August 8, 2022

Visitation: Sunday, August 14 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Monday, August 15 11:00 AM Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Aesir Stancil Williams

August 7, 2022 - August 7, 2022


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George Eartha Lee, Jr.

July 30, 1953 - August 6, 2022

Visitation Friday, August 19 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service Friday, August 19 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577
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Destiny Ree Giles Demus

April 30, 1988 - August 5, 2022

Destiny Destiny Ree Demus age 34, daughter of Billy Ray and Natasha Giles was born on April, 30th, 1988 in Dunn, North Carolina. She departed this Earth on Friday, August 5th, 2022. Destiny attended South Johnston High School where she was a cheerleader and a hurdler on the track team. She graduated in 2006. Departing from North Carolina, Destiny lived in Destin, Florida, as well as...
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Dale Leon Irving

May 18, 1967 - August 4, 2022

Viewing Wednesday, August 10 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service Thursday, August 11 11:00 AM Benson Church Of God 300 W. Brocklyn St. Benson, NC 27520 Interment Thursday August 11 Benson City Cemetery Benson, NC 27504
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Dennis Smith

November 5, 1952 - August 4, 2022

Receiving of family and friends: 2006 Keith Lane Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Tuesday, August 16 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577
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Rasool Kareem Eddings

November 3, 1941 - August 4, 2022

Rasool Kareem Eddings was born November 03, 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Robert T. Eddings and Veabelle Blocker Eddings. He was the Seventh child of nine children. Six siblings preceded him in death. (Wilbert, Robert JR, Vera, Sam, David, and Sarah) never married or fathered any children. In the early years, Rasool loved to dance, listen to music and go to church with his sister...
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Carlos Larance Speights

June 30, 2022 - August 1, 2022


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Maezell Holder Johnson

November 17, 1927 - July 29, 2022

Maezell Holder Johnson Maezell Holder Johnson, 94, was born at home in Middlesex, NC on November 17, 1927 to the late Mrs. Louzannie Holder and the late Mr. Minger Holder. She peacefully transitioned to paradise on July 29, 2022 at 10:29 am in the caring hands of UNC Health Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, NC. She was the 6th child of 14 children. Maezell graduated from Richard B....
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Vicky Elizabeth Yancey

May 5, 1963 - July 23, 2022

Life and Legacy Born May 5th, 1963, in Norfolk, Virginia, to parents Georgia and Clarence Yancey. Vicky went to Booker T. Washington High School where she played violin and clarinet. Vicky also took cooking classes at Johnson and Wales School of Culinary Arts. Although a born native of Virginia , Vicky moved to North Carolina , where she loved living and made it her permanent residence . Vicky...
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Thomas Wayne Gurganus

April 23, 1949 - July 20, 2022


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Milner Rose Pace Temple

September 24, 1948 - July 16, 2022

Visitation Tuesday, July 26 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Vance Robert Wynn

February 2, 1951 - July 14, 2022

Mr. Vance Robert Wynn resided in Selma NC until he entered into eternal rest Thursday, July 14, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents-Vance Wynn, Edna Johnson, and Roxie Wynn, spouse Betty Lou Wynn, and siblings- Lemon Williams, Kenneth Bell, Katie Lackey, and Stacy Bell. We know that they greeted him with open arms and are enjoying their reunion in Heaven. To cherish his loving memory,...
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Irene Page Smith Stevens

April 22, 1919 - July 13, 2022

The Obituary "The memory of a good person is a blessing." - Proverbs 10:7 Mrs. Irene Page Stevens "From the vestiges of slavery to a blooming rose to magnificent" On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, Jesus gently wrapped his arms around Mrs. Irene Page Stevens at the age of 103 years and called her home to be with the father. Mrs. Irene Page Stevens was born, on April 22, 1919, to Ms. Eva Mae Smith...
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Sarah Lee Carter

March 5, 1956 - July 11, 2022

Visitation: Sunday, July 17 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Monday, July 18 2:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577
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Eugene Darney ''Kool" Denson

June 12, 1944 - July 9, 2022

Eugene Darney Denson was born on Sunday, June 18, 1944, in Philadelphia, PA, the firstborn child of Delma Denson. Eugene, affectionately called "Gene" by his family spent his childhood years in Philadelphia, where he was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother the late Flora Graham. They later moved to Chester, PA where he graduated from Chester High School Class of 1964. This is where he...
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Michael Jerome McLean

January 28, 1959 - July 3, 2022

Visitation: Thursday, July 07 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Potter's House Outreach Ministries 4900 Bunnlevel-Erwin Rd, Erwin, NC Funeral Service: Friday, July 08 12:00 PM Potter's House Outreach Ministries 4900 Bunnlevel-Erwin Rd, Erwin, NC Interment: Friday, July 08 Riverside Cemetery Erwin, NC 28339
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Carey Grant Smith

July 12, 1954 - June 30, 2022

Mr. Carey Grant Smith, son of the late Mrs. Martha Smith Gray was born July 12th, 1954, in Erwin, North Carolina. Carey enjoyed playing cards, doing word puzzles, and spending time with his family. He did various jobs for the community, including construction work and slaughtering with his friend Mr. Archie (Dee) McLean. Carey departed this life on June 30th, 2022, at the Universal Health Care...
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Maurilio Magana Ramirez

February 4, 1967 - June 16, 2022

Funeral Mass: Tuesday, June 28 5:00 PM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520
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Henry Harold Raynor

July 21, 1943 - June 7, 2022

Viewing: Friday, June 10 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Smith Chapel 6055 U.S. 701 Four Oaks, NC 27524 919) 934-9303 : Friday, June 10 11:00 AM Smith Chapel 6055 U.S. 701 Four Oaks, NC 27524 919) 934-9303 Interment: Tuesday, June 14 12:00 PM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro, NC
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John David Culpepper

June 15, 1965 - June 6, 2022

Memorial Service Saturday, June 25 3:00 PM Lighthouse Christian Fellowship 9856 highway 210 Four Oaks, NC JD Copper was one of a kind. I've known him for over 20 years he was a friend, a brother, and a child of God. He has been a member of the lighthouse Christian Fellowship since 2001. His number one hobby was fishing in the Neuse River, His love and passion were his fiance of...
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Carlos Donavan Rojas

March 25, 2008 - June 5, 2022

Visitation: Wednesday, June 08 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Aureliana Zavala Cantarero

September 25, 1953 - May 28, 2022


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Arthur " Grasshopper" Bleese Whack

September 23, 1950 - May 25, 2022

Mr. Arthur Bleeze Whack, affectionately known as {BUDDY} {GRASS] and [GRASSHOPPER] was born to the late Horace B.Sr, and Ruth Calhoun Whack on September 23, 1950, in Louisburg, North Carolina. In 1953 the family moved to Durham, NC, where Arthur attended school and Northside Baptist Church. Arthur learned to adjust to his learning disability by being a quick observer. He would say "show me "then...
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Dessie Marie Hagans McNeil

August 28, 1942 - May 21, 2022

A Life well Lived I am Free Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free. I'm following the path God has laid for me. I took His hand when I heard him call. I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day To laugh, to love, to work, or play. Tasks left undone must stay that way. I've found that peace at the close of the day. If my parting has left a void, Then fill it with...
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Rhaim Mosies Santiago

April 9, 1993 - May 17, 2022

Memorial Service Sunday, May 29 1:00 PM 5350 US Hwy 301 S. Four Oaks, NC 27524
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Paula Yvette Hubbard

January 28, 1951 - May 17, 2022

Visitation: Friday, May 27 1:00 AM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Saturday, May 28 11:00 AM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Cynthia Johnson

October 6, 1962 - May 16, 2022

Funeral Service: Saturday, May 21 1:00 PM Greater Vision Worship Center Church of God of Prophecy 3245 US-70 Smithfield , NC Interment: Saturday May 21 Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Eva Mae Mickens Godwin

February 1, 1944 - May 14, 2022

Mrs. Eva M. Godwin was born Eva Mae Simmons on February 1, 1944, in Goldsboro NC to the late Mary Simmons Mickens and the late Needham Cox. Ms. Eva was raised by Mary and William H. Mickens. On May 14, 2022, early Saturday morning with her daughters by her side, she entered into eternal rest. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tychinna B. Godwin, sisters, Georgia Joyner, Lucy ...
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Marion Verdelle Solomon Walker

December 13, 1931 - May 13, 2022

Marion "Verdelle" Solomon Walker, 90, transitioned from her earthly home to her eternal life on May 13, 2022 at the home of her daughter. Marion was born in December 13, 1931 to the late Ervie Roy Solomon, Sr., and Corina Solomon. She graduated from Johnston County Training School in 1949 and attended Fayetteville State and St. Augustine Colleges receiving a BS Degree in education. Marion...
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Juanita Samuel Graham

February 1, 1930 - May 12, 2022

Juanita Samuel Graham was born on February 1,1930, to the late Abraham and Flora Samuel in South Carolina Juanita was married to the late Ed Graham and from this union was born the late Doris Graham. Juanita went to school in South Carolina. She enjoyed putting puzzles together. Juanita is also preceded in death in addition to her parents, her children: William Samuel Hough, Billie Sowell,...
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Kevin Willard Simmons

September 6, 1967 - May 12, 2022

Obituary Mr. Kevin Willard Simmons was born September 6th, 1967, in Fayetteville, North Carolina to the late Elvin Simmons Jr. and Wilma Murphy Simmons. He later moved to Benson, NC where he graduated from South Johnston High School in Four Oaks, NC in 1986. He departed this life on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, in Smithfield, NC. Mr. Kevin Willard Simmons was preceded in death by his father...
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Howard Spruill

July 29, 1948 - May 11, 2022

Reverend Howard Devon Spruill, 73 was born on July 29, 1948, to the late Deacon Howard Lee Spruill and Mother Margaret J. Spruill of Princeton, North Carolina. He departed this life on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Transition Life Care in Raleigh, North Carolina. Howard's family and childhood friends affectionately called him by his nickname "̈Lannie". Howard graduated from Richard B. Harrison...
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Thatis Eugene Mickens-Brooks

July 19, 1965 - May 9, 2022

https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/DPPXWDGKGNJ4JCSX Visitation: Sunday, May 15 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Monday, May 16 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Monday, May 16 Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Marvin Dave Atkinson

February 21, 1979 - May 9, 2022

Visitation: Monday, May 16 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Tuesday, May 17 12:00 PM Temple Baptist Church 1250 S. Pollock St. Selma, NC 27577
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Alice Faye Jones Perez

July 29, 1957 - May 5, 2022

Alice Faye Perez-Monroy (Jones) passed away in Smithfield on Thursday, May 5. Born in Johnston County on July 29, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Jones and Shirley Jones. She loved all her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She really enjoyed sitting outside and having talks about good times. She resided at Barbour Court Nursing Facility for the past two years and...
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Alonzo ''Hawkeye'' Royal

February 2, 1938 - May 4, 2022

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Alonzo "Hawkeye" Royal passed away at the age of 84 years old at Transition Lifecare in Raleigh NC. Alonzo was born weighing one pound on February 2nd, 1938. His mother always said this baby was going to be strong. He is the oldest grandchild of the late Junius Lynn and oldest of his eight siblings. Alonzo was a man of little words, but with a big heart. He was...
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Thalia Mae Jones Nelson

May 22, 1952 - May 1, 2022


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James Lee Mellon

October 19, 1994 - April 29, 2022

Graveside Service: Wednesday, May 11 11:00 AM Sylvia Memorial 79 Barnes Lake Rd. Middlesex, NC 27557
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Jorge Adalberto Díaz Castron

April 23, 1982 - April 23, 2022

Visitation Saturday, April 30 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Delores Ann Williams

April 23, 1951 - April 22, 2022

Visitation: Friday, April 29 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Saturday, April 30 11:00 AM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Saturday, April 30 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576 Delores Ann Williams passed away on April 22, 2022 in Smithfield North...
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Michael James Hurtman

March 18, 1958 - April 19, 2022


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Saturnina Jaén Velásquez

March 21, 1933 - April 19, 2022

Visitation: Wednesday, April 20 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Soldiers Of The Cross Of Christ 309 Wilsons Mills Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Mass: Thursday, April 21 11:00 AM Soldiers Of The Cross Of Christ 309 Wilsons Mills Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577 Entombment: Thursday, April 21 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Andrea ''Annie" Renee Brown

November 30, 2007 - April 18, 2022

Live Broadcast link: https://boxcast.tv/view/andrea-renee-brown-funeral-x8einwskzhixmhns22stA Visitation: Saturday, April 23 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM C3 Church NC 8246 Cleveland Rd. Clayton , NC Funeral Service: Saturday, April 23 3:00 PM C3 Church NC 8246 Cleveland School Rd. Clayton , NC Interment: Saturday April 23 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Robert Smith

February 18, 1953 - April 14, 2022

Robert Smith was born February 18, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Mattie Morris and Charlie Smith. He attended New York City Tech, where he achieved an Associates Degree. After leaving college he worked security in various locations from Mary Macklin to working security at the NBA Store as the head manager. He enjoyed and valued all friendships. He loved life and spending time...
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Helen Christine Holder, McClamb

November 7, 1933 - April 14, 2022

Visitation: Friday, April 22 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Saturday, April 23 2:00 PM St Peter's Disciples Church Of Christ 1011 Massey St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Saturday, April 23 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577 Helen Christine (McClamb) Holder was born on November 7th, 1933 in...
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Carol Joan Nobles

March 13, 1939 - April 11, 2022

Carol Joan Nobles was born on March 13, 1939, to the late Clinton & Alice Nobles in Princeton, North Carolina. Years later, after the birth of her baby sister, Latlee, the family decided to head up north to make Washington, D.C. their home. After several years in D.C., opportunities led them further north to New York City. Joan, as we affectionately called her, graduated from Jane Addams...
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Montel Antonio Foye

February 10, 1997 - April 8, 2022

Montel Antonio Foye was born on February 10, 1997, to Keith Foye and Sharon Foye. He attended and Graduated Johnston County Public Schools System. Montel aka "Tiger Woods or Lil Huck" was a member of Praise Worship Tabernacle, ever since he was a baby. Montel would work with his granddad at the church plate sales, and he is the only one who knew how to make the Late Minister Laster's BBQ sauce....
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Gregory Jerome Morris

May 16, 1966 - April 8, 2022

Gregory is survived by his parents, Elder Fred and Mother Lenora P. Morris, his daughter Gabrielle Morris, and four sisters Terry M. Richardson, Loretta M. White, Gwendolyn M. Davis, and Monica M. Smith. Visitation Wednesday, April 20 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Graveside Service: Thursday, April 21 12:00 PM Sandhills State...
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Mildred Marie Bell Sanders

June 1, 1927 - April 8, 2022

God called Mildred home to Glory on Friday, April 8, 2022, with her children and grandchildren by her side. Mildred Marie Bell Sanders was born in the township of Benson, North Carolina to the late Arthur and Jennie Virginia Bell on June 1, 1927. Four siblings have preceded her in death. Mildred attended Benson Elementary School and is a 1945 salutatorian graduate of Johnston Central...
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Janette Smith

February 23, 1955 - April 6, 2022

Hi, Krystal Barnes is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Celebration of Life for Ms. Janette Smith Time: Apr 22, 2022 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83997395940 Meeting ID: 839 9739 5940 One tap mobile +13017158592,,83997395940# US (Washington DC) +13126266799,,83997395940# US (Chicago) Dial by your location ...
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Steve Starsky Ellis

November 5, 1975 - April 6, 2022

Steve was born on November 5, 1975, in Smitheld, NC, and departed this life on April 6, 2022, at WakeMed Hospital. He was the son of the late Jettie Juanita Robertson and Steve Craft. After his formal education in the Wake County Public School System, he stayed home and worked as a skilled laborer. Steve was a loving and caring person. He loved his family and friends. He enjoyed having...
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Janie Staggers Fridie

September 30, 1928 - April 5, 2022

Mrs. Janie Staggers Fridie was born on September 30, 1928, in Charleston, South Carolina to the late Rev. John Henry Staggers and the late Emma Bradshaw Staggers. Mrs. Janie Fridie was the fifth child of eight siblings. Predeceased by seven siblings, she is survived by her sister Marie Wallace. Having experienced 93 years, Mrs. Janie Fridie was called from labor to reward on April 5,...
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Lisa Marie Freeman

August 27, 1982 - March 29, 2022

Lisa Marie Freeman was born August 27, 1982, to Ronnie Carter and Carolyn Freeman she was proceeded in death by her mother Carolyn Freeman her Grandparents Dewey and Veda Freeman, and Aunt Cathy, and her great Uncle Coolum. Left with the awesome memories of Lisa are her sisters Amy Bailey Lewis, sons J.T.,Dawson and Logan, Elizabeth Ann Bailey, sons Patrick wife Brianne and Adam and companion...
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Bernadette Godette Harris

December 24, 1952 - March 24, 2022

"For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a Good Fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 2 TIMOTHY 4: 6-7 Bernadette G. Toon Harris, affectionally known as "Lou," was born on December 24, 1952 in New Bern, North Carolina to Effie Jane Toon and the late Roscoe Mike Toon. Lou attended and completed Godette Elementary, Havelock...
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Robert "Skorkie" Louis Bryant

November 26, 1966 - March 23, 2022

As the sun began to set, the wind then began to blow, and the angels began to sing the songs of Zion and voices became an echo in the far distance; our beloved Robert Louis Bryant drifted away on a cloud amongst the angels. He departed this earth on March 23rd, 2022. Robert Louis Bryant was born on November 26th, 1966 to Avallie Lois Sellers of Raleigh, NC and the late Bobby Williamson of...
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Cirilo Garcia Olivares

March 18, 1963 - March 22, 2022


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Eugene Perry ''Prettyboygene'' Richardson, Sr.

June 11, 1949 - March 20, 2022

Eugene Perry Richardson Sr. was born the 2nd child of the late Hardy Lester Richardson, Sr. and the late Sadie Mae Lewis Richard, on June 11, 1949, in Johnston County. On Sunday, March 20, 2022, he departed his life at WakeMed. He joined the US Army in 1979 and served our country for a few years. He loved to play baseball and he worked as a brick mason and in the concrete business. He attended...
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Henry Lorenzo Clark

February 12, 1945 - March 19, 2022

Henry Lorenzo Clark was born February 12, 1945. He was called many names: "Daddy", "Grandpa", or the "High Sheriff." We simply called him Lorenzo. He was educated at Short Journey until the 7th grade, when he had to leave school to help out at home due to the loss of his father. But that did not stop him; he went on to drive trucks for Stay Bright Tank Company in Raleigh, N.C. He ended his...
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Nizjahlik Rashaad Dublin

November 20, 1996 - March 18, 2022

Niz'jahlik Rashaad Dublin, 25 was born November 20, 1996, to Tonya Alston Neal and Charles Dublin. He departed this earthly life Friday night, March 18, 2022, in Kenly, NC. Niz'jahlik (Nigel) was preceded in death by his grandfather's Calvin Burgess, Charles Dublin Sr. and Uncle James Tyson Jr. and aunt Tawanda Dawson Tyson. Nigel joined church as a young child, sang in the youth choir, and...
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Pearline Russell Williams

October 13, 1935 - March 10, 2022

"I will lift up my eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth." (Psalm 121:1-2) Mother Pearline Williams, daughter of the late William Bill Russell, Sr and the late Pearline Russell, was born in Hampton County, SC on October 13, 1935. She was a mother of Revival Center Church in Benson, NC and was educated in the public schools of...
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Jose Bardomiano Serrano Barrios

August 19, 1970 - March 9, 2022

Visitation: Sunday, March 20 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Randy L. Williamson

February 3, 1968 - March 8, 2022

"I have found a love that pardons, I have found some stripes that heal, I have found strength for my weakness, I have found grace to cover all my sins, It's in Jesus" With heavy hearts the Williamson family announces the transition of their beloved husband, father, and son, Randy Lamont Williamson of Zebulon, North Carolina. Randy loved watching basketball and sporting his NC State gear....
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Travis Lamont Bunn

October 19, 1986 - March 5, 2022

Travis Lamont Bunn was born on October 19, 1986, to Glenda Hodge and the late Ricky Bunn. He departed this life on March 5, at home. Travis graduated from North Johnston High School, and worked a short time after high school at Walmart Supercenter in Smithfield, NC, as a cart pusher. Travis loved listening to music, laughing, and being with family and friends. Travis was a kind, quiet, and...
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David Keith Daniels

May 4, 1967 - March 5, 2022


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Leola Mae Robinson Sanders

September 2, 1921 - March 3, 2022

Visitation: Sunday, March 13 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM Galilee Baptist Church 2017 Galilee Road Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Sunday, March 13 12:00 PM Galilee Baptist Church 2017 Galilee Road Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Sunday March 13 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Paul David Schellingberger

April 3, 1952 - March 2, 2022

Funeral Service Sunday, March 06 1:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson's Mills Rd Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Thursday, March 17 12:00 PM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro, NC
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Lori Felicia Whitfield Stancil

November 28, 1960 - February 26, 2022

Viewing: Wednesday, March 02 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home 806 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Thursday, March 03 11:00 AM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 Entombment: Thursday March 03 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Matthew Needham Sherrod, Jr.

November 1, 1948 - February 26, 2022

Matthew Needham Sherrod, Jr., 73, was born at Saint Agnes Hospital in Raleigh, NC to Matthew Needham Sherrod, Sr. and Mary Elouise Heartley Sherrod. He peacefully transitioned to paradise on February 26, 2022 at home. He was the third child with two older sisters, Maxine (deceased), Sherry Ann Sherrod Dupree (Herbert) of Gainesville, Fl., and Jerry Allen Sherrod Sr., (deceased) of Selma, N.C. ...
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