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SEABOARD — Wesley Floyd “Toothpick” Edwards, 96, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids, due to complications from COVID-19.

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GARYSBURG — Mr. David Lee Shearin, 66, of Garysburg, died on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

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NEW YORK CITY — Ms. Shirlene Clark, 70, of New York City, died recently. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and

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GREENVILLE — Ms. Daisy Lee Spruill, 64, of Greenville, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Shawn Lea Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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Infant Jemaya Aryana Dancy was born on July 29, 2020, and gained her wings on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2020.

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JACKSON — Carrie L. Davis, 94 of Jackson, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Raleigh.

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Craig Wilson Joyner Jr., 73, of Raleigh, passed away on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, at his home.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mary Ella Jones Burgess was born on June 29, 1954, in Roanoke Rapids. She died on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. She was affectionately known as “Ella” to her family and many friends.

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SEABOARD — Mary Louise Hedspeth Pope, 89 of Seaboard, passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2020.She was born in 1931 in Northampton County, to the late Joseph Henry and Sallie Ann Flythe Hedspeth and was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Fleetwood Hedspeth.Mary was a member of Galatia Bapt…

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JACKSON — The Rev. James Bell Jr., 51, of Jackson, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, while in the serenity of his home.

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SEABOARD — Mrs. Shirley Jordan, 62, of Seaboard, died on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at UNC Nash Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC.

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WILSON — Ms. Shirley Williams, 74, of Wilson and a native of Seaboard, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC.

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SEABOARD — Alean B. Jacobs, 93, of Seaboard, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

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LITTLETON — Joan E. Dickerson, 70, died on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at her home.

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GASTON — Mildred Laverne Thomason, 94, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Hampton Manor in Gaston, NC.

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NEWARK, N.J. — Ms. Bertha Williams, 73, of Newark, New Jersey, died recently. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Shawn Lea Funeral Home in Littleton.

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HOBGOOD — Mr. Earnest Lee Parker, 72, of Hobgood, died on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at his residence.

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SCOTLAND NECK — Mr. William Hyman, 96, of Scotland Neck, died on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro.

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LITTLETON — Joan E. Dickerson, 70, died on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Teresa Marie Stansbury, 61, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

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HALIFAX — Warren Lee Payton Jr., 64, of Halifax, died on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Genetta Pitts Humes, 72, of Hackensack, New Jersey, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mary Ella Jones Burgess, 66, of 117 Nation Road, died on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Robinson Funeral Home in Littleton.

CLINTON — Mrs. Sonja Faye Jacobs Tyler, 81, of Clinton, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mr. Elie Bracy Jr., 88, of Roanoke Rapids, transitioned into eternal rest on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

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Virginia Dare Williams Young was born on Nov. 7, 1936, in Roanoke Rapids, to the late Vasco Williams and Anna Brown Williams, and entered her eternal rest on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

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JACKSON — The Rev. James Bell, 50, of Jackson, died on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, while in the serenity of his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC., 301 Park St. in Seaboard.

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MARGARETTSVILLE — Mr. Alfred S. Thomas Jr.,81, of Margarettsville, died on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC., 301 Park St. in Seaboard.

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LITTLETON — George Norman “Buck” Price was born on Aug. 12, 1942, in Warren County, and died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

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LITTLETON — Benny Christopher Leggett, 74, died on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Blaylock Funeral Home in Littleton.

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WARRENTON — Audie Poythress “Janie” Walters, 65, died on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

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HALIFAX — Mr. Leroy Lynch Jr., 74, of Halifax, departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mrs. Marion Vivian Brown, 79, of Roanoke Rapids, died on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at the comfort of her residence.

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JACKSON — Carrie L. Davis, 94, of Jackson, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Tower Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC., 301 Park St. in Seaboard.

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SEABOARD — Mrs. Alean B. Jacobs, 93, of Seaboard, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC., 301 Park St. in Seaboard.

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SMITHFIELD — Mrs. Etta Fleming Valentine, 56, of Smithfield and a native of Roanoke Rapids, died on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.

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LEWISTON — Willie Frank Johnson Jr., 69, of 426 Jack Branch Road in Lewiston, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham.

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WINDSOR — Lillie Sanderlin, 70, of 141 Cooper Hill Road in Windsor, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Virginia Williams Young, 84, died on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at the Rocky Mount Rehabilitation Center in Rocky Mount. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Robinson Funeral Home in Littleton.

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LITTLETON — Mr. Jessie Lee Harvey Jr., 93, of Littleton, died on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at the comfort of his residence.

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WARRENTON — Audie Poythress Walters, 65, died on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton.

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RICH SQUARE — Malcolm Gerald Best, 80, passed away on Nov. 20, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio, while visiting his son.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Miss Modessa Boone, 80, of Roanoke Rapids, departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Carolina Rest Home in Roanoke Rapids.

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Florist Effie Howell King, 91, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2020, at Carolina Rest Home.