Category: Obituaries

Edward Cole Newell, Sr.

EDWARD COLE NEWELL, SR. was born to the late Ceasar  Newell and Inez Putney Newell on March 2, 1944, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He departed this earthly life and received his heavenly wings on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. “Kanki” or “Ed”, as he was affectionately called, spent his entire…

Bobby Ray Anstead, Jr.

Bobby Ray Anstead, Jr., 21, of 323 Agri John Road, Littleton, NC, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 12, 2016, at the funeral home. Burial followed in the Francis Family Cemetery in Hollister, NC.      

Ralph Jones

Ralph Jones, the last of the eight children of  Hubert Jones and Jesse Jones, was born on June 14, 1930, in Halifax County, North Carolina., and departed this earthly life on Friday, December 16, 2016, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. During his early life, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined the Odell…

Shana Nicole “Nikki” Harville Boone

SHANA NICOLE “NIKKI” HARVILLE BOONE was born to Wilhemina Williams Harville and the late Theophilous Harville on June 7, 1977, in Halifax County, North Carolina. She departed this earthly life and her spirit ascended to the Heavenly Father on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, in the serenity of her home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, surrounded by her loved ones. “Nikki”…

Darie Celesta Brown Dorsey

DARIE CELESTA BROWN DORSEY I was born the daughter of the late and courageous Jessie Pender Brown and the wonderful and gorgeous Arneader Pearl Howard Brown on September 12, 1927, in Warren County, North Carolina, in a little space called The Jones Place. I grew up during The Great Depression, but God’s grace brought us through. My formal education was…

John Daniel “Pump” Taylor, Jr.

John Daniel “Pump” Taylor, Jr. was born in Warren County, North Carolina, on October 21, 1946, to the late John Daniel Taylor, Sr. and Ethel Pulley Taylor. He entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 24, 2016, at his home in Littleton, North Carolina, surrounded by his loving family. During his early years, John accepted Jesus Christ as his personal…