Thursday, October 21, 2021

George Leslie Ayers, 72, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. He was born in Martin County, son of the late Leslie Saunders Ayers and Georgie Belle Roebuck Ayers. A Celebration of George’s life will be held at 6:00 PM on Sunday, October 17th in Christian Chapel Churc…

Bernard Eugene Williford, Jr., 56 of Arborvitae Drive, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Bernie was born on April 21, 1965, in Wake County to Dorothy Louise Clark and the late Bernard Eugene Williford. He was baptized as a youth at St. Chr…

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Randy Eugene Sullivan, 64, of Bear Grass, N.C. entered his heavenly home on October 7, 2021. He was born in Wayne County of February 8, 1957 to Harvey and Margaret Sauls Sullivan. He spent most of his younger years riding bikes and exploring the woods, swimming, and just hanging out with a f…

Barbara Dail Matthews, 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, October 20th, at 2pm in Bethel Cemetery. For the safety of all, the family requests face masks be worn by attendees to the service. Mrs. Matthews, a native of Pitt County, was the …

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Mrs. Esther Stell, 66, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Esther was a lover of fishing, going to the thrift store, and above all, she loved her family; her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She really loved the time she shared with husband Allen. She wa…

William Jasper “Daddy Mo” Moore, 84 of Brandon Ave., died Monday October 4, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center. William was born on May 21, 1937, in Martin County to the late George Jasper and Mary Stalls Moore. He was a graduate of Williamston High School class of 1955 and DeVry University in C…

Saturday, October 02, 2021
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George Frederick Matthews, Jr., age 89, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. George was born in Robersonville, NC on December 18, 1931 to George Frederick Matthews, Sr. and Susie Roebuck Matthews. George proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, retirin…

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Linda Overton Lee, 76, of Vanceboro, passed away after a long and difficult battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) disease on Sunday, September 19, 2021. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 PM at the Vanceboro United Methodist Church, followed by a burial in the Vanceboro c…

Donnie Craven Martin, Jr., 56, of Williamston, NC. passed away at Martin General Hospital, Monday, September 20, 2021. He was born June 29, 1965 to Donnie C. Martin, Sr. and Bonnie Martin of Williamston. He worked as an electrician at Williamston Yarn Mill. Donnie was survived by his mother …

Hartwell Wayne Alston, 68 of Republican Rd., died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at his home. Wayne was born on July 22, 1953, in Bertie County to the late William Hartwell and Gertie Rawls Alston. He graduated from Bertie High School and was self-employed in Agriculture. Survivors include w…

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Kenneth Clinton Wilson, age 67, a resident of Williamston, NC passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021 at his home with his significant other of 18 years Judy, and his beloved dog Chelsea by his side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Kenneth, “KW” as he was known by his friends…

Lori Lyn Briley, 51, of Williamston, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, September 11, 2021. Born January 4, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana she was the daughter of David Anthony French and Patricia Gay Basnight. Lori had worked as a Physical Therapist Assistant for many years and then wo…

Mr. Harvey Leeo Rodgers, Jr.,59, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Leeo, as he was best known, had a great work ethic and was great at his job of heating and air. He was best known for his sheet metal work and it’s been said “he could build anything”. He was also a love…

Just shy of her 90th birthday our charming Southern Belle, Miss Sherry passed away. If you knew her she would have greeted you with “Hey Shugah.” She was born Sherry Delores Taylor to Clarence and Letha Magnolia and lived most of her life in North Carolina, her beloved state. We think she be…

Linda Carol Carson White, 75, (Oak City) passed away September 7th, 2021. She was born November 8th, 1945 to the late Ivey Lee Carson and Helen Louise Britton. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband William Alton White Jr. and sister Hazel Phelps. She was born in…

Sandra Gail (Phillips) Jones, 69, of Williamston, NC, passed away peacefully on September 11th, 2021, at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Sandy was born on July 27th, 1952, in Asheville, NC. Sandy was a beloved wife and mother and will be missed more than words can say by William …

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Paul Sidney Moore, 51 of Smithwick Creek Church Rd. died Tuesday August 31, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center. Paul was born on April 30, 1970, in Pitt County to Edward Sidney and Delores O’Mary Moore. Paul was a Detective Sergeant with the Williamston Police Dept. He loved fishing, playing his…

Bobby Ray Edmondson, 83, of Edgelea Ave., died Sunday September 5, 2021, at Martin General Hospital. Bobby was born on August 21, 1938, in Martin County to the late Luther Mayo and Mamie Elizabeth McKeel Edmondson. He was a graduate of Robersonville High School. Bobby worked with the FBI as …

On Saturday, September 4, 2021, in the cool hours of the early morning, Leading Lady Reverend Dr. Brendolyn Louise Norris Shaw faced the sunset of her days on earth and entered her sweet rest with her precious Lord & Savior in eternity. Brendolyn Louise was the first daughter born to the…

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Clarence Earl Biggs, 81, of Williamston, NC, passed away at MacGregor Downs Health and Rehabilitation Center, Greenville, NC on August 25, 2021. He was born May 3, 1940 to the late William “Jack” and Narcissisus Riddick Biggs of Martin County. Clarence taught school at E. J. Hayes High Schoo…

Thursday, October 14, 2021

DURHAM, NC -Hattie Pearl Tyson-Cromwell, 81, died on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Services were held Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Holloway Funeral Home.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

WILLIAMSTON, NC - Winston R. Jones, 37, died on Monday, September 20, 2021. Funeral Service To Be Announced. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services of WilliamstonNorth Carolina.

GREENVILLE, NC - Patsy Wessels, 89, died on Monday, September 13, 2021. The Family has requested a private memorial service. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation services of Williamston, N C.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Thomas A. Mekissicke, 89, died on Monday, August 9th, 2021. Funeral Service will be private. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation of Williamston.

NEW BERN - Willie Estella Ward, 93, died on Sunday, August 22, 2021. Funeral Service and Visitation to be announced. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services of Williamston.

WILLIAMSTON - Clarence E. Biggs, 81, died on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Funeral Service and Visitation to be announced. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services of Williamston.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

WILLIAMSTON - Denton Jeffrey Chinn, 68, died on August 6, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 12 pm, at Biggs and Brown Chapel. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services.

WILLIAMSTON - Richard Steve Merrill, 63, died on August 7, 2021. A private service has been requested. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services.

Thursday, August 05, 2021

BROOKLYN NY - Thomas Elliot McFadden, 80, died on July 23, 2021. Funeral Sunday at 12 pm, at Hamilton Cemetery. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion of Williamson.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

JAMESVILLE - Lisa Freeman Tadlock, 55, died on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Memorial services were held Saturday, June 5th, at 2 pm, at Walker Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation followed services.

Thursday, June 03, 2021

WILLIAMSTON - Annie Mae Moore, 76, died on Friday, May 28, 2021. Funeral Friday at 12 noon, at United Holy Church of Deliverance. Visitation 11-12 noon. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation.

PLYMOUTH - Laverne Harper , 71, died on Thursday, May 27, 2021. Funeral Sunday at 1 pm, at Long Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements by MERCEDES 'Funeral Mansion and Cremation, Williamston.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

WHITEVILLE - Christopher Michael Hinson, 38, died on Wednesday, April 12, 2021. Funeral will be private. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services, Williamston.

WILLIAMSTON - Jerome Gaylord Bell, 70, died on Monday, May 10, 2021. Funeral Saturday, May 22, at 1 pm, at EJ Hayes Alumni Center. Visitation Friday, May 21, 5 to 7 pm at Biggs-Brown's Chapel. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services.

Thursday, May 06, 2021

WILLIAMSTON - Richard Alan Manning, 63, died on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. No services are planned. Arrangements by Paul Funeral Home & Crematory, Washington.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

BEAUFORT - Wayne Meredith Jenkins, 77, died on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Graveside services were held on Tuesday at 2 pm, at Aulander Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

WILLAMSTON - Jane Agnes Dunwiddie Manning, 87, died on Tuesday April 20, 2021. at No services will be held.. Arrangements by Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

JAMESVILLE - Mary Ethel Williams, 82, died on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Services will be private. Arrangements by Biggs Funeral Home.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

BROOKLYN NY - Mrs. Evelyn James, 81, died on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Funeral Tuesday at noon, at Long Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, Plymouth. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services of Williamston .

Thursday, January 14, 2021

GREENVILLE NC - Walter Mitchell, Sr., 68, died on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Graveside service was held Saturday at 1 p.m., at Staton Cemetery, Scotland Neck. Visitation was held 2-5 p.m. Friday at Paradise Funeral Home.