Category: Obituaries

Bishop Fred Martin, Sr.

Bishop Fred Martin, Sr., Pastor Emeritus of The Refuge Church in Littleton, NC, died on Friday, October 13, 2017, in the serenity of his home surrounded by his loving family.  Bishop Martin was a native of Littleton, NC, the son of the late Ernest and Mary Etta Martin.  He served as senior pastor for 47 years before retiring in May…

Dorest Lee “Hayman” Pitchford

On January 23, 1954, Dorest Lee Pitchford, affectionately known as “Hayman”, was born to the late Sam and Naomi Pitchford in Littleton, NC.  He departed this earthly life on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in Birmingham, Alabama. At an early age, Dorest joined the South Street Baptist Church in Littleton, NC.  His formal education was received in the public schools of…

Howard Scott “Bo Joe” Jones

HOWARD SCOTT “BO JOE” JONES was born to the late Louise Scott Jones and George Haywood Lee on December 7, 1959, in Halifax County, North Carolina. He departed this earthly  life on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Louisburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Louisburg, North Carolina. During his early years, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior, was…

Garry Dewitt Yelity

GARRY DEWITT YELITY was born to the late Stephen Yelity and Martha “Ella” Pitchford Yelity on November 11, 1951, in Halifax County, North Carolina. God called his angel home on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. During his early life, Garry accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and established membership with the Roanoke Chapel…

Dr. Robert Lee “Bobby” Moore, Jr.

Dr. Robert Lee “Bobby” Moore, Jr., 69, transitioned into eternal rest on Monday, October 2, 2017, in the serenity of his home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. He was born to the late Robert Lee Moore, Sr. and Theola Ruth Ward Moore on October 19, 1947, in St. Agnes Hospital on the campus of St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North…

Charlie Hawkins, Jr.

CHARLIE HAWKINS, JR. was born to the late Charlie Hawkins, Sr. and Swannee Carter Hawkins on April 12, 1924, in Littleton, North Carolina. He transitioned from this earthly life in the comfort of his home in Littleton, North Carolina, on Friday, September 29, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Charlie grew up in the Olive Grove Community of Littleton, North…