Thursday, April 08, 2021

Why is this obituary for the Duplin Times? Genealogical research shows that more than one Smith family obtained and lost land in the settlement of Duplin County, NC. This branch of Smiths is well documented dating from 1799, beginning with George Smith, Jr. Kenan and his family spent time in…

James (Jay) Herman Hines, 97, died peacefully on the afternoon of March 28, 2021 after having suffered a stroke. Jay was born on February 07, 1924, the youngest child of William Edward Hines and Kate Middleton Hines in Warsaw, NC. Jay grew up in Warsaw where he attended high school and later…

“Yea, thou I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” David Edward Jordan, son of the late Martha Jordan, graduated from Charity High School, Rose Hill, N.C., received a Bachelor of Science degree in Bi…

Benjamin Joseph Fountain “Benny”, 77 years old, died on Easter Sunday April 4, 2021 at Premiere Rehabilitation Facility following a recent hospitalization at Vidant Greenville. Benny leaves his wife of 56 years, Annette Thomas Fountain; his son, Joseph Kahn Fountain and wife Elizabeth and hi…

Thursday, April 01, 2021

George Edward Roderick walked into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, March 14th, one day before his 95th birthday. He was the beloved husband of 73 years to Nancy Ann Drew Roderick, whom he met when he was in the 10th grade. He and Ann have 3 daughters, Priscilla Eason (Bill) of Rocky Moun…

Judy Harrell Parker, 70, of Wallace left this earthly life for her eternal rest in the early hours of Tuesday, March 23, 2021. She was born on January 12, 1951 in Pender County; the daughter of the late Preston C. Harrell and Eleanor Rackley Pierce. She is also predeceased by her husband, Wi…

Myrtle Knowles Beard, 87, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at her home in Kenansville attended by her loving and caring family. Myrtle was born in Warsaw, Duplin County, June 8, 1933, to the late Edwin Carr Knowles and Sarah Ezzell Knowles. She grew up in Warsaw and attended…

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Carolyn “Carol” Bordeaux Cavenaugh of Wallace, NC departed her earthly life on Saturday morning, March 13, 2021 while a resident of Day Spring of Wallace. Born on November 8, 1933, she is the daughter of the late Homer Montier and Hazel Dowless Bordeaux. Also preceding her in death are her h…

Erma Daughtry Edwards, 94, of Rose Hill passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 at The Gardens of Rose Hill. Mrs. Edwards was born September 5, 1926 in North Hampton County, NC to the late Lewis Cleveland Daughtry and Vassie Brewer Daughtry. Mrs. Edwards was an avid gardener with a true green t…

Milton James Bradshaw, age 89, of Rose Hill, left this earthly life for his eternal rest on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. He was born on February 9, 1932 in Duplin County; the son of the late Dewey and Olivia Murphy Bradshaw. Milton was also preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Doris Smit…

Mrs. Erna Mae Cooke Walker, resident of the Beautancus community, Mount Olive, passed from this life into the spirit world Friday evening, March 18, 2021, while at home. She was 86 years of age. Mrs. Walker's career was that of a registered nurse, having received her training at James Walker…

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Elsie Jenkins Turner, 93, left this world peacefully on March 8, 2021 at the K.B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, NC. She was born on November 15, 1927 to Elmore Royal Jenkins and Marguerite Rouse Jenkins in Teachey, NC. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from Barton College in W…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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James "Jimmy" Carlton Rouse, 87, of Rose Hill, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Duplin County on September 23, 1933 to the late Carson Fisher and Juanita Anderson Rouse. In addition to his parents, Jimmy is preceded in death by his sister…

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Dorothy "Dot" Skipper Torrans, 85, of Warsaw was called home to be forever with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday evening, February 27, 2021. She was lovingly surrounded by her precious family. Dorothy was born on March 16, 1935 in Greeleyville SC; the daughter of the late Emma L…

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Bobby Lee Martin, 88, of 3325 Union School Road, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at his home. A graveside service was held at 2 PM, Thursday, February 25th at Clinton City Cemetery with Chris McMillian officiating. A walk-through viewing was held from 1 PM – 4 PM, Wednesday, February 2…

Bobby Scott (Scotty) Lockamy, 75, of Warsaw, died Thursday, February 25, 2021. Scotty was born January 17, 1946 to Emma Scott Lockamy and A. C. “Peanut” Lockamy. He was raised in Warsaw. Scotty served in the Marine Corps and was a Vietnam veteran. After his military service, he completed his…

William "Billy" Teachey, left us for his heavenly home on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, after suffering for several weeks with sepsis caused from an internal infection. He was 66 years old and a resident of Willard and White Lake, NC. The world became a little less bright as a result of his …

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Susan Hall Herring, beknown to most as “Susie”, attained her life fulfillment in Jesus Christ on February 16, 2021 as she was called to her everlasting home in the Kingdom of Heaven, at the age of 88. Born Susan Ellen Hall to the late James T. Hall and Rena Brock Hall on October 19, 1932, in…

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Bradley Carol Sanderson, 84, of Wallace, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and God’s faithful servant was called to his heavenly home by his Lord on Thursday, February 11, 2021 from Vidant Duplin Hospital. He was born on June 3, 1936 in Duplin County; son of the late Horry Lee a…

William Daniel "Dan" Pope, age 69, of Ivanhoe and formerly of Wallace left this earthly life for his eternal rest on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Dan was born on August 6, 1951 in Wilmington, North Carolina; the son of Janet Evans Pope of Wallace and the late Billie Sunday Pope. He was a mem…

Thursday, April 01, 2021

ALBERTSON - Ruth Rich Westbrook, 96, died on Sunday, March 28, 2021. Graveside services Friday at 11 am, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation during the day on Thursday at Pink Hill Funeral Home .

Thursday, March 18, 2021

WALLACE - Eunice Jacqueline English, died on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Graveside service was held Monday at 11 am, at Riverview Memorial Cemetery of Watha, NC. Arrangements by Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

HARRELLS - Catherine King Carter, died on Monday, January 11, 2021. Funeral was held Wednesday, January 13th at Wells Chapel Baptist Church. Arrangements by Padgett Funeral & Cremation Services.