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Remembering ‘Miss Ruby’ - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – As they have done so often over the past 365 days, the Baker family found comfort in each others arms here Monday evening. During a brief 30-minute ceremony, family and friends of the late Ruby Martin Baker gathered on the front lawn of her ...
Board approves extension - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINTON – As the delay in completion of the new Hertford County Courthouse and Government Center continues, the county’s Board of Commissioners at their regular monthly meeting here Monday voted to approve additional architectural oversight on the project.
Winter refuses to yield - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
The calendar has finally flipped to March, but Old Man Winter remains. On the heels of several recent rounds of snow and ice comes one more shot of winter Thursday night. And this one arrives after Roanoke-Chowan area residents thawed out on Wednesday ...
Arthur L. Barnes III - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – Arthur Lee Barnes III, 63, of 704 Ahoskie-Cofield Road, Ahoskie, passed away peacefully at his home late Monday, March 2, 2015. Born in Norfolk, VA on October 24, 1951, he was the son of the late Arthur Lee Barnes, Jr. and Eunice Warren Barnes.
Lynmore S. Gay - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
CONWAY – Lynmore Sykes Gay was born on May 30, 1936 at the family home on Bynum Road in Seaboard, North Carolina and passed away at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville on Friday, February 27, 2015 after a two year battle with leukemia. Lynmore was ...
Walter F. Futrell Jr. - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
JACKSON – Walter Floyd Futrell Jr., 74 of Jackson, died Monday, March 2, 2015 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015 at Massey Funeral Home, Jackson, who is handling the arrangements.
Edward Witherspoon - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
COLERAIN – Edward Witherspoon of Colerain died Sunday, March 1, 2015 at Down East Nursing Home, Gatesville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veteran Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. Hunter’s Funeral ...
Deborah G. Beamon - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
EDENTON – Deborah Gail Beamon, 45, of Old Hertford Road, Edenton, died February 27, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Joppa Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Eason Family ...
Shelia L. Watford - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINDSOR – Shelia Lorraine Watford of Windsor died Monday, March 2, 2015 at Vidant Bertie Hospital, Windsor. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Zion Hill Baptist Church, Colerain. Hunter’s Funeral Home, Ahoskie, is ...
Melinzie J. Martin - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
GASTON – Melinzie Jenkins Martin, 88, of Gaston died Monday, March 2, 2015 at Hampton Manor Nursing Center, Gaston. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at London Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids.
Jennifer G. Thompson - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINDSOR – Jennifer Janise Gathers Thompson, 52, of Tony’s Lane, Windsor, died February 26, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Cedar Landing Baptist Church, Windsor. Burial will be in Hillcrest ...
Johnnie M. White Jr. - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
AHOSKIE – Funeral services for Johnnie Mc White Jr. of Ahoskie will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at New Ahoskie Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Ahoskie. Reynolds Funeral Home, Ahoskie, is handling the arrangements.
Patricia Freeman - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
FREDERICKSBURG, VA – Funeral services for Patricia Freeman of Fredericksburg, VA, a native of Hertford County, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, Ahoskie. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Reynolds ...
Rollin’ out the score! - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
GATESVILLE – A near 40-point effort from junior Kaila Ballard helped propel Gates County High to a 60-53 win over Lakewood in the 1A East girl’s basketball sectional championship. The win sends the Lady Red Barons (26-1) to a 7 p.m. date tonight ...
Raiders outrun Falcons - roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
WINDSOR – They were known for making things happen in a hurry, and they did. High Point T. W Andrews – the number five seed in the 2A NC High School Athletic Association playoffs – used their pressure defense and lightning speed in the second quarter ...