Category: Obituaries

Annie Mae Settles Royster

ANNIE MAE SETTLES ROYSTER was born on March 18, 1948, in Halifax County, North Carolina, to the late Rallie Settles and Estelle Lynch Settles. She answered God’s summon to eternal rest and peace on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Mariah Parham Health in Henderson, North Carolina. Annie’s formal education was received in the Halifax County Public School System. On June…

Mary Alice Taylor

MARY ALICE TAYLOR was born on March 23, 1943, in Halifax County, North Carolina, to the late Catherine Taylor. She departed this earthly life on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Mary Alice accepted Jesus Christ during her early life and became a member of the Enon Missionary Baptist Church in Littleton,…

Jerome Burnette

JEROME BURNETTE was born to Lois Jones Burnette and the late Joe Burnette, Jr. on May 2, 1956, in Halifax County, North Carolina. He quietly transitioned from this earthly life to everlasting peace on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Halifax Regional Medical Center, Roanoke Rapids. North Carolina. During his early life, Jerome accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, was…

Ruth Maxine Williams Nicholas

 Ruth Maxine Williams Nicholas was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, on November 13, 1928, to the late Vasco Williams and Anna Brown Williams. She transitioned from this earthly life and entered her Heavenly home on Thursday, November 1, 2018, in Hampton, Virginia. Ruth, who was fondly called, “Maxine”, attended the Halifax County Schools and graduated from the former John…

John Raymond Revis

A TIME TO BE BORN   On July 30, 1944, a baby boy was born to the proud parents of John Raymond Alston and Josephine Revis Alston.   A TIME TO LIVE   Growing up as the oldest of nine children had its challenges, but John Raymond was a very young man who handled and accepted those challenges well. Very…

Charles Donnell “Donnie” Hawkins

CHARLES DONNELL “DONNIE”HAWKINS was born to the late Charlie Hawkins, Jr. and Virginia Alston Hawkins on September 20, 1947, in Littleton, North Carolina. He transitioned from this earthly life on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson, North Carolina. Donnie grew up in the Olive Grove Community of Littleton, North Carolina, and was raised in a close…