Bessie Lee Pittman, 87, of Rocky Mount, died on March 19, 2015.
Carey A. Lunch, Sr., 59, of Whitakers, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Linda Taybron will officiate.
Chad Everette Williams, 47, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015. He was born January 23, 1968 in Nash County to Judith Colbert Williams, and the late Ellis Guy Williams Jr..
Clarence Jasper "Jack" Rose, age 90 of Rocky Mount, passed away on March 20, 2015. He was born February 23, 1925 in Nash County. He is preceded in death by his parents William Henry Rose, Annie Sikes Rose and his sister Mamie Rose Perry.
Clayton T. "Tom" Strickland, 74, passed away, Sunday March 22, 2015.
Howard Hardy Leonard, born on July 26, 1934, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. He was born in Franklin County to the late Willie Howard Leonard and Wilma Gupton Leonard. He was predeceased in death by his brother, Robert Perry Leonard (Doris).
Joe Lewis Branch of Nashville, 77, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Larrine Hines Blair, 70, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at New Hope Baptist Church, Battleboro. The Rev. D. Keith Miller will officiate. An open visitation will be held at Richardson Funeral Home in Nashville on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 3-7 pm.
Louis Scarborough, age 63 of Spring Hope passed away on March 20, 2015.
Marion Adams Manning passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015. She was born in Danville, Virginia on December 7, 1920 to the late Emma Tanner Adams and Sumpter Hutchinson Adams. Preceding her in death was her devoted husband of over 52 years, John Wiggins Manning.
Mavis Alston, 87, of Elm City passed away March 20, 2015. The funeral will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11a.m. at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Stacey Atkinson officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park 2704 Nash St. W. Wilson. Public viewing will be Friday from 2-7 pm. Family and friends are requested to assemble on Saturday at the residence at 10 am for the funeral procession.
Miley Mae Wiggins White, 60 of Wendell, passed away on March 22, 2015.
Odell Lucas Clemons, age 90, of Spring Hope, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015.
Vashti Perry, age 89 of Middlesex, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015.
William Kirby Frazier, 73, passed away on March 15, 2015. He was born in Vance County, N.C. to the late Thomas and Vernice Frazier, October 5, 1941. Kirby retired from Westinghouse after thirty years of service and Myers Biegel with fifteen years of service.
Willie Atkinson, Sr., 81 of Castalia, passed away March 22, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 at Bunn Chapel Baptist Church, Nashville. A visitation will be held from 12-1 p.m. prior to the services.
Zola Bell Clay, age 90, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015. She was born in Halifax County on February 28, 1925 to the late Joseph Hassel Bell and Kate Newsome Bell. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Murray Hale and her second husband, Archie Benjamin Clay.