Ann Tillson Fulgham Wilroy, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Arrangements by Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.
Annette R. Anstead, 73, passed away, Thursday, September 4, 2014. She was born March 19, 1941 in Warren County. She was preceded in death by her father, Lonnie C. Richardson, sister, Ezell Richardson, and brother, Daniel Richardson.
Cassidy “Nenee” Nichole Bales,19, passed away, Sunday, September 7, 2014. She was born in Wilson County September 3, 1995. Nenee was preceded in death by her father, Tony Bales, cousin, Matthew Bottoms and Great-Granddaddy Ray, great-paternal grandparents, Dorothy and Omus Whitley.
George Allen Valentine, 89, passed away on September 5, 2014. He was born in Richmond, Virginia on November 15, 1924 to the late George Conway Valentine and Mary Ricker Valentine. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Byrd Bott Valentine and son, George Allen Valentine, Jr.
ROCKY MOUNT - Jamey Lee Silver, 42, of Rocky Mount, died on August 28, 2014.
John Barrie Smith, age 72, passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Born in Rocky Mount on April 26, 1942, he was the son of the late Charlie Smith and Mabel (Warbritton) Smith. He was preceded in death by one sister, Violet Davis and one sister-in-law, Francie Smith.
Lela Eudora “Sis” Walton, 86, of Madison Heights, passed away on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband, Lindy Earl “Red” Walton. Born on May 11, 1928 in Nash County, NC, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Essie Lee Massey Denton. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a sister, Doris Denton Sullivan and three brothers, Roy Denton, Jimmy Denton, and Roger Denton.
Louise Whitehead, age 82, died September 4, 2014. She was born in Nash County on January 6, 1932 to William Ernest Anderson and Annie Massey Anderson. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Allan Edwards; one daughter, five sisters, and three brothers.
HOLLISTER –– Nora Richardson, 62, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2014.
LOUISBURG - Rosa Lee Arrington, 71, passed away on Friday, August 29, 2014.
NASHVILLE - Rupert Fox, III, 72, passed away on Monday, September 1, 2014.
Russell W. Willett, Jr., age 74, passed away on September 7, 2014 in Rocky Mount. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland on February 29, 1940 he was the son of the late Russell Willett, Sr. and Elizabeth Palmer Willett. He was also preceded in death by a sister, JoAnn Willett Taylor.
Shirley Ruth Joyner Speight, 70, passed away, Friday, September 5, 2014. She was born in Nash County on December 21, 1943. She was preceded in death by her father, Clifton Joyner, two brothers, Willie and Delton Joyner.
Viola Staton Nicholson, 76, died on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Zion Cross Baptist Church in Whitakers. Arrangements by H.D. Pope Funeral Home in Rocky Mount.
SUFFOLK, VA - Willard Francis Hedrick, age 84, passed away September 5, 2014. Born on March 29, 1930, he was the son of the late George Francis Hedrick and Norine Hardey Hedrick. He was predeceased by his son, Jeffery Wayne Hedrick and one brother, Stuart Hedrick.
ROCKY MOUNT –– Willie Edward Powell, age 81, died on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Rocky Mount.