Category: Obituaries

Carlton Renard Pitchford

CARLTON RENARD PITCHFORD, SR. was born to Charlie Joe Pitchford and Gloria Sledge Pitchford on July 10, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York. He departed this earthly life on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Carlton received his formal education in the public school system of Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Erasmus High School and…

Edith Maxcine Blackwell Jones

Edith Maxcine Blackwell Jones, daughter of the late John Blackwell and Donnie Bowser Blackwell, was born on May 6, 1939. She peacefully departed this earthly life and answered God’s call to her heavenly home on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in the serenity of her home. In August of 1951, Edith accepted Christ as her savior and became a member of…

Melvin Margerum, Sr.

MELVIN “MEL” MARGERUM, SR. was born to the late Roger Margerum, Sr. and Trosie Cage on January 3, 1927, in St. Louis, Missouri. He peacefully transitioned from this earthly life and entered the Heavenly realm during the early morning hours of Sunday, December 2, 2018, in the serenity of his home in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. “Mel’s formal education was…

Annie Mae Settles Royster

ANNIE MAE SETTLES ROYSTER was born on March 18, 1948, in Halifax County, North Carolina, to the late Rallie Settles and Estelle Lynch Settles. She answered God’s summon to eternal rest and peace on Friday, November 16, 2018, at Mariah Parham Health in Henderson, North Carolina. Annie’s formal education was received in the Halifax County Public School System. On June…

Mary Alice Taylor

MARY ALICE TAYLOR was born on March 23, 1943, in Halifax County, North Carolina, to the late Catherine Taylor. She departed this earthly life on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Mary Alice accepted Jesus Christ during her early life and became a member of the Enon Missionary Baptist Church in Littleton,…

Jerome Burnette

JEROME BURNETTE was born to Lois Jones Burnette and the late Joe Burnette, Jr. on May 2, 1956, in Halifax County, North Carolina. He quietly transitioned from this earthly life to everlasting peace on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Halifax Regional Medical Center, Roanoke Rapids. North Carolina. During his early life, Jerome accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, was…