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Jessie Harrell Powell Patterson, 95, of Roanoke Rapids passed away Thursday, December 24th in her home.

Lloyd Ronald Eves, 71, of Roanoke Rapids, N.C., died Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville, N.C.


Barry Arthur Carpenter, 52, of 1201 E. 9th Street, Roanoke Rapids, died Monday, December 21, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Harry Simone, 70, of 228 Windy Acres Farm Road, Roanoke Rapids, died December 19, 2009.  The family will receive friends on Monday, December 21, 2009, from 7:00-8:30 P.M. at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service of Roanoke Rapids, N.C. who is handling the arrangements.  Online condolences can be made at

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Evelyn Hobbs King, 86, of 102 Beechwood Drive died Thursday, December 17, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.



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Helen Ann Prince Shearin, 62, of 128 Wood Glen Road died Saturday, December 19, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center after a hard fought battle with cancer.



Betty Blake Wrenn, 77, of 210 Davie Street, Gaston, North Carolina, died Wednesday, December 16,2009, at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Kenneth Augustus Dickens, 55, died Tuesday, December 15, 2009, at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Jack Wilson Harrell, Sr. 57, of 115 Community Home Park, died Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at Inpatient Hospice Health System in Greenville, NC. 

Deauville (Duval) Durant Hudson, 81, of 681 Robertson’s Boat Landing Road, Roanoke Rapids, died Sunday, December 6, 2009, at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Benjamin Oliver Brown, 57, died Monday, December 07, 2009, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.







Thomas Elton “Big Mac” McAdams, Jr. died Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.


Virginia Dare Hawkins, 93, died Tuesday, December 1, 2009, at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson.

E.A. “Pro” Lewis, 85, passed away on November 30, 2009, at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

Carolyn Parham Peterson, 67, of 1316 Hamilton Street, died Tuesday, November 24, 2009, at her home.

Victoria Lynn Love, 24, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 22, 2009.

Billy Rain Cobb, 76, of 12779 Justice Branch Road, Littleton died Monday, November 23, 2009 at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville.




Carolyn Vincent Clark Robbins, 66, of 2121 Rebecca Street, Roanoke Rapids, died Sunday, November 15, 2009, at Duke Medical Center.

Edward Van Wilson, 83, of 3031 S. Highway 48, Roanoke Rapids, died Monday, November 16, 2009 at Guardian Care of Roanoke Rapids. 

William Lloyd Epps, II, 55, of Roanoke Rapids,  died Saturday, November 14, 2009, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Viola Bell Conner Dail, 77 of 13 Village Avenue, Windsor, formerly of Gaston, NC died Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville.  

Joseph Clarence Curley, 81, of 1762 Hawkins Chapel Road, Roanoke Rapids, died Monday, November  9, 2009, at Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie.



Elsie “Polly” Dickens Floyd


Elsie “Polly” Dickens Floyd, aged 79, of 1419 South Main Street, Wake Forest, N.C. formerly of Aurelian Springs died Tuesday October 27, 2009 at Wake Medical Center. She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church.  She was a wonderful wife, mother, and very determined and strong willed.  She attended Aurelian Springs School and loved gardening and farming.  She was the daughter of the late W. C. Dickens and Elsie Crawley Dickens.  She was also preceded in death by her half brothers and sister: Teddy, Russell Lee, Fletcher, Milton, Algier, Judge, Willis and Patty Dickens.

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Margaret Long Johnson, 92 0f 713 East 12th Street, died Monday, October 26, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

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Edith King Barnes, 90, of 115 Clearfield Drive, Apt. 24 died Monday, October 19, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.

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Eugene Massey, Jr. 49, of 132 Jefferson Street, has answered the call to heaven on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham after a long battle with several medical conditions.  He was a fighter to the very end who will no longer suffer.  


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Edward Lee Perkinson, Sr. 80, of 63 Stephens Street, died Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. 


Reverend James A. Whitaker



James Albert Whitaker, the second child and first son of the late Rev. Charles H. and Betty H. Whitaker was born February 17, 1928 in Halifax County, North Carolina. He peacefully entered into eternal rest on October 16, 2009 at the Somerset Court Assisted Care Facility in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

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