Category: Obituaries

Nick Frederick Alston

NICK FREDERICK ALSTON, son of the late James Alston and Laura Williams Alston, was born in Halifax County, North Carolina, on August 7, 1938. He was summoned Home to eternal rest and peace on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Signature Health Care of Roanoke Rapids, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. During his early childhood, Nick accepted Jesus Christ as his…

Jacqueline “Jackie” Hopkins Alston

JACQUELINE “JACKIE” HOPKINS ALSTON, daughter of the late Marshel Hopkins and Mariah McWilliams Hopkins, was born on April 27, 1955, in Littleton, North Carolina. She transitioned from this earthly life on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina. During her early life, “Jackie” accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and joined the Enon Baptist…

Thomas Bernard “Bern” Jefferies

THOMAS BERNARD JEFFERIES was born to the late John Ellis Jefferies and Anna Mae Phipps Jefferies on July 9, 1951, in Halifax County, North Carolina. He transitioned from this earthly life on Monday, March 11, 2019, at Halifax Regional Medical Center, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. “Bern” accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, was baptized, and became a member of…

Joseph Jacobs

JOSEPH JACOBS transitioned from this earthly life and entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Signature Health Care of Roanoke Rapids in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He was born on April 1, 1934, in Mullins, South Carolina, to the late Gary Jacobs and Alafair Owens Jacobs. Joseph was educated in the public schools of Marion, South Carolina,…

Eunice Ree Perkins

EUNICE REE PERKINS, daughter of the late Irvin Perkins and Karene Clark Perkins Harris, was born on August 23, 1934, in Halifax County, North Carolina. She transitioned from this earthly life and entered the Heavenly realm on Friday, March 8, 2019, at Rocky Mount Rehabilitation Center in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Eunice received her formal education from the Halifax County…

Betsy Jane “Pie” Smith Spencer

BETSY JANE SMITH SPENCER peacefully returned to her rightful place in Heaven on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland, with her family by her side.  The world was blessed when Randolph Smith and Parthenia Brown Smith gave birth to Betsy, most lovingly known as “Pie”, on January 30, 1946, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. She…