Obituaries

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Gary Lee Johnson

GARY LEE JOHNSON was born on April 4, 1955, in Halifax County, North Carolina, and was the youngest child of Frances Johnson and the late Earlie L. Johnson, Sr. He transitioned from this earthly life during the early morning hours on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at Louisburg Nursing Center in Louisburg, North Carolina, after a long valiant fight with cancer.…

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Franklin Sidney “Frank” Simms

Franklin Sidney “Frank” Simms, son of the late Tee Ellis Simms, Sr. and Ernestine Alston Simms Mills, was born on January 28, 1957, in Littleton, North Carolina, and departed this earthly life on Sunday, August 17, 2014, in Raleigh, North Carolina. During his early life, he professed faith in Jesus Christ and joined the Enon Baptist Church in Littleton, North…

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Joseph Roger “Shaker” Broadnax

JOSEPH ROGER “SHAKER” BROADNAX, the only son of the late Percy Broadnax and Emma Lawson Broadnax, was born on October 27, 1930, in Warren County, North Carolina, and answered God’s call to eternal rest and peace on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Halifax Regional Medical Center, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Joseph was a life-long resident of the Elams community and…

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Joyce Serena Brown Bass

  JOYCE SERENA BROWN BASS went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 4, 2014, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.  She was born to the late Juanita Brown on  November 19, 1945, in Franklin, Virginia. Joyce graduated from George Tyler High School in Winsor, Virginia. After relocating to Norfolk, Virginia, she attended Norfolk State University in…

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Shirley Scott Boyd

The pages of life began to turn for SHIRLEY SCOTT BOYD on December 16, 1937, in Littleton, North Carolina, and the final page was turned on Sunday, August 3, 2014, as she transitioned from labor to reward in the serenity of her home in Norfolk, Virginia. She was the oldest of eleven children born to Lloyd Green Scott, Sr. and…