Category: Obituaries

Joe Willis Bowser

Joe Willis Bowser, 68, of 9 Druid Place, Durham, NC., and formerly of Roanoke Rapids, NC., passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020, at Duke Health in Durham, NC. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, 10614 US Highway 158, Littleton, NC. Rev. Danny Jones will deliver the…

James Aurther Davis

JAMES AURTHER DAVIS was born to the late Lizzie R. C. Smith and Ernest Field Davis on January 28, 1944, in Halifax County, North Carolina. He slept peacefully into eternal rest on Monday, February 3, 2020, at his home in Littleton, North Carolina. During his early life, James attended the public schools of Warren County, North Carolina. He became employed…

Deacon Jerome Johnson

DEACON JEROME JOHNSON answered God’s call to eternal rest and peace on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at his home in Hampton, Virginia.  He was born to the late John Johnson, Sr. and Mamie Rice Johnson Goins on July 25, 1947, in Halifax County, North Carolina, and was the seventh of ten children. Jerome accepted Jesus Christ early in his life,…

Deacon William Ralph Burgess, Sr.

Deacon William Ralph Burgess, Sr. passed away at his home in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late Sidney T. Burgess and Susie Faulcon Burgess on March 31, 1922, in Halifax County, North Carolina. William accepted Jesus Christ early in life at the Mount Olive Baptist Church in Littleton,…

William Ray Hawkins

On the morning of Wednesday, January 29, 2020, the angel of silence came and sealed the earthly life of WILLIAM RAY HAWKINS. His soul winged its flight from this world of sin, sorrow, and pain. William Ray was born to the late Jessie Hawkins and Sallie Ann Hawkins Hawkins on June 11, 1946, in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, of Halifax…

Larry Gray Burgess, Sr.

LARRY GRAY BURGESS, SR., son of Adella Brinkley Burgess and the late James E. Burgess, was born on September 25, 1955, in Halifax County, North Carolina. After a brief illness, he answered God’s call to eternal rest and peace on Thursday, January 24, 2020, at his residence in Durham, North Carolina. During his early life, Larry was baptized into the…