Our Obituaries (502)
LeRoy Graham Barlowe, 87, of Roanoke Rapids died Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Mr. Barlowe was born May 10, 1926 in Halifax County to the late Jay H. and Lucy Rittenberry Barlow. Mr. Barlowe served his country in the United States Marine Corps as a Sgt. with the 4th Marine Air Wing during World War II being stationed in the South Pacific from 1944 to 1946. Mr. Barlowe later retired from the North Carolina Department of Corrections after 19 years and then continued to work with the Juvenile Services Division in Halifax. Mr. Barlowe was also a member of Victory Baptist Church.
Mabel Janet Butts (Coker) Harrell, 86, died Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids.
Thomas “Tommie” Earl Smith, Sr., 82, of Littleton died Monday, December 02, 2013 at his home.
Vernard Eugene “Doc” “Beanie” Jones, 79, died, Friday, November 29, 2013, in Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Aubrey Martin Barkley, Sr., 69, died Sunday, December 01, 2013 at Vidant Health Center in Greenville, NC.
Elton Vaughan Gillikin, Jr., 55 of Raleigh Street died Saturday, November 23, 2013 at VCU Health System in Richmond, VA.
Mrs. Rosa Sadler Blanton, 88, went to be the Lord and her loved ones, Monday, November 18, 2013 in the Roanoke Rapids Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Dan “Danny” Albert Faison, 66, died Friday, November 15, 2013 in Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville, NC.
Kenneth “Kenny” Steven Bailey, 50, departed this earthly life to be in the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ who forgave him and Blessed him in the early morning of November 8, 2013 at Vidant Hospice Center in Greenville.
Margaret Louise Hurst Craddock Knox, 82, of Gaston died Saturday, November 09, 2013 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Knox was born February 11, 1931 in Halifax County to the late Earley Elbert and Leathy Arwood Hurst.
Pearl Lawrence Schaaf, 89, of Halifax died Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Our Community Hospital in Scotland Neck. Mrs. Schaaf was born October 13, 1924 in Windsor, NC to the late Frank and Blanche Leicester Lawrence. Mrs. Schaaf worked as a public health nurse for the Halifax County Health Department for 25 years. She retired as a supervisor in maternal and child health. She was an active member of Halifax United Methodist Church for 60 years, serving in the United Methodist Women and was a leader in the United Methodist Youth Fellowship. Mrs. Schaaf was a member of the Eastern Star and the American Legion Ladies Auxillary. She also served as a girl scout troop leader and was involved with PTA activities, and active with the Halifax County Cooperative Extension Home Demonstration Club. In addition to her parents Mrs. Schaaf was preceded in death by her husband Roy Schaaf and her sister Earline Bennett.
Bessie Hawkins Shaw, 81 of 5450 Highway 48, died Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Roanoke Rapids Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
Cecil Calvin “Bullitt” Baird, 77, died Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Lillie Mae Collier Ivey, 90 of Highway 158, Roanoke Rapids died Friday, November 1, 2013 at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Robert Payne Floyd, 75, died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Magnolia Gardens in Warrenton. Mr. Floyd was born February 13, 1938 in Halifax County to the late E.M. and Volinia C. Floyd. Mr. Floyd worked for J.P. Stevens and later Bibb Company. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Wanda “Beckie” Landrum; his brother, R.T. Floyd; and two sisters, Lula Williams and Christine Elliott.
Madeline H. King, 78 of Brink Road, Emporia, VA was called home Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Greensville Manor Nursing Home.
Mrs. Wanda Kay Turner of 116 Carico Rd. Roanoke Rapids, NC was born on August 25, 1958. Wanda received her golden wings and was able to go home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 22, 2013.
Frances Louise Cloherty, 93, formerly of North Huntingdon, PA, died Sunday, October 20, 2013 in Roanoke Rapids Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center.
Judith Diane Blanton Passmore, 67 went home to be with the Lord Monday, October 14, 2013. She fought a hard battle with diabetes and strokes.
Harry G. Guinivan
October 18, 1910 – October 11, 2013
Harry G. Guinivan, 102, of Cary passed away peacefully Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Glenaire Retirement Community. He was born October 18, 1910 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Guy A. and Emma J. Guinivan. Harry was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Funk Guinivan and his sister Kathryn G. Fry.
Fannie Archer Acree Harrell, 88 of Vicksdell Crescent, Chesapeake, VA died Monday, September 30, 2013 at Chesapeake Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Daphne Gray Bartley Collins, age 82, Wife, Mother, Sister, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, passed away peacefully in Draper, Utah on Thursday, September 26, 2013, of age related causes.
Dwight Ross McKinney, Sr., 58, died at his residence on Robinson Dr. Friday, September 27, 2013.
Russell Lee Wheeler, 69, of Weldon died Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
Blake Rhea Barnes, 17 of 3747 Highway 48 South, Roanoke Rapids died Friday, September 20, 2013 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
William Herman Wood, 95, died Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Magnolia Gardens in Warrenton.
Benjamin “Benny” Webber Kirby, 72, of Haven Drive, Roanoke Rapids died Monday, September 16, 2013 at his home.
DARLINGTON — On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Halifax Memorial Hospital, Phyllis Turner Warren, 70, was greeted by her late husband, Tommy L. Warren; her grandmother, Virginia Harlow Brewer; her late parents, Audrey Morris and Nathan Turner; her brother-in-laws Bill Sanderford and Grover Warren.