• Andrews,  Murphy

    James Donald “Donny” Taylor Sr.

    James Donald Taylor Sr., 69, of Andrews, known to friends and family as Donny, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home after an extended illness. He was a foreman with Pike Electrical Contractors. Donny was a spirited, kind-hearted, and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He was a man of honor, who loved his family. Donny was of the Baptist faith.   He was the son of the late Wallace Taylor and Willie Kay Taylor Coffey. He was also preceded in death by his step-father, Clyde Coffey; a son, J.D. Bryant; a brother, Jerry Coffey; and a sister, Linda Rhodes.   Surviving are his wife of 40…

  • Fountain,  Scotland Neck,  Tarboro

    Clyde Lane

    Clyde Lane June 26, 1951 – July 15, 2018 Princeville, NC Clyde Lane age 67 passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Hemby- Willoughby Mortuary, View full obituary

  • Whiteville

    Lela Mae Barfield

    Lela Mae Barfield Bladenboro Lela Mae Barfield, 98, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Woodward B. and Nellie P. Hester; her husband, Aulty Barfield; one son, Billy Causey; four brothers, Stedman, Clarence, WB and Kermit Hester; two sisters, Grace Bennett and Leola… Read More

  • Whiteville

    Gladys McDowell

    Gladys McDowell Whiteville Gladys McDowell died Friday, July 13, 2018 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. She was born in Columbus County, the daughter of the late Clyde Lee and Ollie Dew Lee. She was the widow of James McDowell. She was formerly employed with Whiteville Apparel until her retirement…. Read More

  • Whiteville

    Dr. Robert Lee Smith Sr.

    Dr. Robert Lee Smith Sr. Dr. Robert Lee Smith Sr., 99, died Friday, July 13, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dayton R. and Margaret Smith; his wives, Frances Pittard Smith and Rosalyn H. Smith; and one granddaughter. He practiced dentistry in North Carolina for more than… Read More

  • Whiteville

    William Timothy ‘Tim’ Creech

    William Timothy ‘Tim’ Creech Clarkton William Timothy “Tim” Creech, 56, died Friday, July 13, 2018. Final rites will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 16 at Clarkton Baptist Church. The family will receive friends after the service. Burial will be in the Clarkton City Cemetery. Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home of… Read More

  • Whiteville

    Evelyn Kathleen Smith

    Evelyn Kathleen Smith Whiteville Evelyn Kathleen Smith, 53, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. She was the daughter of George Edward Smith of Whiteville and the late Marie Miller McCain. The funeral will be held at noon Saturday, July 21 at Central… Read More

  • Whiteville

    Larry Donell Pridgen

    Larry Donell Pridgen Whiteville Larry Donell Pridgen, 65, died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. Arrangements will be announced by Union Funeral Home. Friends and family will be received at the Fred O. Brown residence located at 2743 Red Store Road. Read More

  • Whiteville

    Alice Elizabeth Ward Tedder

    Alice Elizabeth Ward Tedder Hallsboro Alice Elizabeth Ward Tedder, 75, died Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was the daughter of the late James Dayton Ward and Nona Puckett Ward. She was born in Nakina and attended Nakina High School. She was a member of The Intercontinental Church of God in… Read More

  • Whiteville

    Dorothy Elizabeth Carroll Little

    Dorothy Elizabeth Carroll Little Delco Dorothy Elizabeth Carroll Little, 88, died Saturday, July 14, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Leo Carroll and Nellie Reaves Carroll. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lillie Mae Little; and three sisters, Martha, Sarah Lee and Esther. She was a… Read More

  • Bessemer City

    Rev. William Kermit Westbrook

    Rev. William Kermit Westbrook Rev. William Kermit Westbrook, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was born October 11, 1940 in Gaston County, son of the late Jones and Ruth Smith Westbrook. Rev. Westbrook was a pastor, teacher, and author. He dedicated his life to be a minister of the gospel. He was a graduate of Mt. Vernon Bible College. Rev. Westbrook was also a veteran of the United States Army. Left to cherish his memory is his loving… Rev. William Kermit Westb…

  • Graham,  Mebane

    Leroy Watson

    Leroy Watson July 12, 1941 – July 14, 2018 Leroy Watson, 77, of Swepsonville died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his residence. He was a born in Pelham, Georgia, and lived in Melbourne, Florida View full obituary




  • Roxboro

    Queen Esther Pettiiford Fields

    Queen Esther Pettiiford Fields Send Flowers March 24, 1922 – July 15, 2018 Mrs. Queen Esther Pettiford Fields, age 96, of 820 Martin Luther King Parkway, Durham, NC, departed this life Sunday, July 15, 2018 in the Pruitt View full obituary

  • Weldon

    Delores “Pug” Cane-Coleman

    Delores “Pug” Cane-Coleman Send Flowers July 16, 2018 God is the Keeper of our mind and soul and even in times of grief and sorrow, His love and strength can make us whole.Unite View full obituary