WARRENTON — James Rogers “Jimmy” Stallings, 80, a resident of Magnolia Gardens in Warren County, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Magnolia Gardens.

Born in Warren County on Aug. 1, 1932, he was the son of the late Joe Stallings and Hope Bell Stallings. He served in the North Carolina National Guard and was a retired truck driver for C.S. Henry Trucking Co. He was a member of Harris Chapel Baptist Church in Hollister.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Ella Stallings, Thelma Aycock and Ruby King; and one brother, Joe Stallings.

He is survived by two daughters, Kathy S. Walker and husband, Darrell, and Janice S. Shearin and husband, Sammy, all of Roanoke Rapids; two sons, Tony Stallings and wife, Becky, of Littleton, and Alan Stallings, of Roanoke Rapids; one sister, Christine S. Shaw, of Macon; one brother, Robert Stallings, of Macon; three grandchildren, Candace Morgan, Dustin Walker and Wes Shearin; a special niece, Faye Newell, of Oxford; a special sister-in-law, Lib Stallings, of Louisburg; the mother of his children, Sylvia Stallings, of Roanoke Rapids; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the chapel of J.M. White Funeral Home in Henderson, which is handling the arrangements, with Dr. Steve Conerly and Pastor Russ Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Gardner’s Baptist Church Cemetery in Macon.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home and other times the family will be at the home of Kathy and Darrell Walker, 533 Maple St. in Roanoke Rapids.

Serving as pall bearers will be Vince Edwards, Tony Edwards, Mike Aycock, Chris Stallings, W.G. Pike and Fred Duke.

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