Category: Obituaries

Simon Edwards, Jr.

SIMON EDWARDS, JR., son of the late Simon Edwards, Sr. and Louvnia DeLoatch Edwards, began his journey with life on December 13, 1950, in Conway, North Carolina. He answered God’s call to eternal rest and peace on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at his home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, with his lovely wife and family by his side. During his…

Patricia Leigh Jackson Clanton

Patricia Leigh Jackson Clanton, daughter of the late Otis and Alice Brake Jackson, was born on February 7, 1960. After a courageous and uncomplaining 5 year health challenge, she departed this earthly life, with her family by her side, on March 21, 2020. As a young lady, she met and married the love of her life, James E. Clanton, Jr. …

Lee Doris Waiters Carpenter Lee

LEE DORIS WAITERS CARPENTER LEE passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020, in the serenity of her home in Littleton, North Carolina. She was born to the late Jake Waiters, Sr. and Annie May Dunlap Waiters on May 4, 1946, in Montgomery County, North Carolina. “Lee Lee”, as she was affectionately called, was educated in the Montgomery County Public School…

Deacon William Weldon Solomon

William Weldon “Bill” Solomon (84), proud Deacon of Calvary Baptist Church, retiree of the U.S. Postal Service, and native of Littleton, N.C. passed away on February 13th.  A U.S. Army Veteran active with the County of Morris Advisory Council of Aging, Disability & Veterans was a devoted husband and father.  Predeceased by Daryl Solomon (son), he is survived by Elnora Solomon…

Willis James Richardson

On October 25, 1955, in Halifax County, North Carolina, the late Merzie Richardson and Elberther Rudd Richardson gave birth to a son, Willis James Richardson.  God sent one of His angels down to return Willis to his Heavenly home on Monday, February 17, 2020. During his early life, Willis professed Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined the Mount…

Leon Smith

Leon Smith was born to the late Sylvia Smith and Ananias Adkins on April 28, 1956, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He departed this earthly life on Friday, February 14, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital, the former Halifax Regional Hospital, in Roanoke Rapids. He was raised and educated in the public schools of North Carolina, New Jersey, and Washington, DC.…