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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Wayne Alexander Powell Sr., 73, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Rex UNC Healthcare.

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WINDSOR — Eliza Jane Holley James, 93, of 341 Jamestown Road in Windsor, died Monday, Oct, 19, 2020, at her residence.

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GASTON — Mary Massey Burnette, 88, of Gaston, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at UNC-Johnson Health Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Wrenn Clarke and Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service in Roanoke Rapids.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mr. Vinton Carr Bruton III, 73, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Thursday night, Oct. 15, 2020, at The Pearl at Watkins Center in Midlothian, Virginia, due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

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LITTLETON — Willis Reid Alston Sr., 75, of 1224 Simmons Creek Road in Littleton, died on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in the serenity of his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Oct. 25, 1944, in Halifax County.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mrs. Carolyn Faye Hines, 80, of Roanoke Rapids, died on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.

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LAKE CITY, S.C. — Nancy Elizabeth Edwards Parker, 71, of Lake City, South Carolina, formerly of Northampton County, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, South Carolina. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC., 301 P…

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Freeman Barber, 84, of Roanoke Rapids, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Northampton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by T.L. Faison’s Funeral Care LLC., 301 Park St. in Seaboard.

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ENFIELD — Dorothy M. Turner, 80, of Enfield, died on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Odell Francis Barnes was born on Dec. 20, 1922, to Dolph and Maggie Barnes. He lived a remarkable 97 years, missing his 98th birthday by two months.

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SCOTLAND NECK — Susie B. Mitchell, 71, of Scotland Neck, died on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at her residence.

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BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. — Mary Jo (Davis) Hess, 93, of Blairsville, Pennsylvania, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Keeper of the Flame Morewood in Blairsville.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mrs. Carolyn Faye Hines, 80, of Roanoke Rapids, died on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by H.D. Pope Funeral Home, 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids.

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RICH SQUARE — James “June Bug” Wilson Foreman Jr., 69, of Highway 308 Roxobel Road # 149 in Rich Square, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Rich Square Health Care Center in Rich Square.

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GREENSBORO — John Tillery Gregory IV of Greensboro died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, with family at his bedside.

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GARYSBURG — Mrs. Ruenellar Anderson Rook, 93, of Garysburg, transitioned into eternal rest on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — John Travis, 77, of Roanoke Rapids, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Coleman-McGee Funeral Home, 201 Old Highway Road in Garysburg.

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RICH SQUARE — Leona Winfrey Jacobs, 95, of 201 Sessoms Drive in Rich Square, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital Ahoskie.

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WINDSOR — Otis Lee Spell, 85, of Windsor and formerly of Hamilton, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Windsor House in Windsor.

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PLEASANT HILL — Ms. Arletha Wilkins, 86, of Pleasant Hill, died on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at the comfort of her residence.

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Connie Sue Damond, 49, of 2407 Deep Creek Blvd. in Portsmouth, Virginia, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.

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SCOTLAND NECK — Ms. Susie B. Mitchell, 71, of Scotland Neck, died on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Shawn Lea Funeral Home.

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WAXHAW — Lillian Boyd Tibbs, 94, formerly of Littleton, died on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Transitions Lifecare of Raleigh, surrounded by her loving family.

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RICHMOND, Va. — Mr. Ralph Allen Hockaday Sr., 89, of Richmond, Virginia, and formerly of Roanoke Rapids, died on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at the comfort of his residence.

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Joyce Short “Me-Me” Redwine, loving wife, mother, Me-Me and friend, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020.

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GARYSBURG — Mr. Barry “BJ” Jerome Coates, 45, of Garysburg, expired Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at his residence.

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RICHMOND, Va. — Ms. Mishka Lashley, 45, of Richmond, Virginia, and a Weldon native, died on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at her residence.

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HALIFAX — Mrs. Erma Reese, 87,

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Marjorie Hoggard Byrum, 89, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital.

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FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — Ethel Marie Madison Rohrer, 101, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Brookview of Mennohaven in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Patricia Gray Miller, 79, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Carrboro, after a long battle with vascular dementia.

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PLEASANT HILL — Ms. Arletha Wilkins, 86, of Pleasant Hill, died on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, at the comfort of her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by H.D. Pope Funeral Home, 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids.

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Stanley Milton Pulley Jr. of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and formerly of Littleton, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach. He was affectionately known as “Lil Stan” and was born on July 25, 1976, in Nash County.

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WAXHAW — Lillian Boyd Tibbs, 94, of 404 Meadow Suite Lane, formerly of Littleton, died on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at Transition Lifecare in Raleigh, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Robinson Funeral Home in Littleton.

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HALIFAX — Miss Latrise Michelle Avent, 27, of Halifax, died on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

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WALDORF, Md. — Mr. Sandy Alexander Wilson, 89, of Waldorf, Maryland, and a native of Valentines, Virginia, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at Med Star Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Mrs. Constance Powell Owens, 69, of Roanoke Rapids, died on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the comfort of her residence.

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Joyce Short Redwine, 75, died Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Wrenn, Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service in Roanoke Rapids.

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SCOTLAND NECK — Douglas “Doug” Pittman Speight, 86, of Scotland Neck, died on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, surrounded by his family.

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ENFIELD — Julius Otto Baker, 73, of Enfield, died on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at UNC Nash in Rocky Mount.

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Stanley Milton Pulley Jr., affectionately known as “Lil Stan” (TTG), of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and formerly of Littleton, died on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital in Virginia Beach. He was born on July 25, 1976, in Nash County. Funer…

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Willie McArthur Manley, 66, of 1318 Stack Powell Road, Roanoke Rapids, died on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. He was born on Dec. 15, 1953, in Halifax County.

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ROANOKE RAPIDS — Funeral arrangements are incomplete for Willie McArthur Manley, 66, who passed away on Saturday, Oct. 10 2020, at Vidant North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

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GASTON — Minister Betty Price Newell, 57, of Gaston died on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in the comfort of her home.

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HOLLISTER — The Rev. Almorris Lynch, 88, died on Monday, Oct. 12, at his home.

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LAKELAND, Fla. — Elkon “Dick” Neil, 87, of Lakeland, Florida, died on Feb. 17 at his home surrounded by his family.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Alton Clark, 58, of Atlantic City, New Jersey, formerly of Weldon, North Carolina, died on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.