Thursday, July 29, 2021

Donnie Hugo Whitley, 83 of Pineview Rd., died Monday, July 26, 2021, at his home. Donnie was born on February 19, 1938, in Martin County to Velma Whitley. He served 20 years in the US Navy and ran W & W Truss Company for many years. Mr. Whitley was a member of Grace Family Fellowship. He…

Thursday, July 22, 2021

James Elliott Spruill, 86, of Williamston, NC. passed away at his home, Sunday, July 11, 2021. He was born June 17, 1935 to the late Carl Hugh Spruill and Willie Holland Speller of Martin County. James was an avid reader, hunter, and fisherman and he loved his grandchildren. He served two ye…

Janet Griffin Lucido, 66, of Williamston, passed away at her home Thursday, July 15, 2021. She was born October 29, 1954 to Dallas Andrew Griffin and Sarah Revels Griffin.  She is predeceded in death by her father, Dallas Andrew Griffin.  She is survived by her mother, Sarah Revels Griffin o…

Evelyn W. Nicholson, 94, passed away, July 18, 2021. She is preceded in death by her husband Warren Nicholson. She was born January 5, 1927 in Martin County to the late Pete and Lilly Clark Wynne. She retired from Carolina Telephone Co. in 1984 and was a member of the Christian Chapel Church…

Eunice Beach Tuten, 94, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. She was a native of Everetts, NC, and had been a resident of Hampton, VA for 65 years. Eunice retired from GAMBRO and was a member of Westhampton Baptist Church. Eunice was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Lillie Bea…

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Gloria Jean Bryant Hurdle Bonds Donaldson, age 71, of Stony Point, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Gloria was born October 20, 1949 in Columbia, SC, the daughter of the late Dan Bryant and Francis Cox Bryant. She had worked as a nurse and dedicated he…

Saturday, July 03, 2021
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Mrs. Jones, 78, of Matthews, NC died June 25th, 2021 at Royal Park of Matthews, NC. Her family will receive friends from 12-1pm Saturday, July 31 at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church of Mint Hill, with a memorial service to follow at 1:00 pm.The Rev. Dr. Herbie Miller will officiate. Born Aug…

Thursday, July 01, 2021
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A memorial service for Mary Charles Godwin Coppage, who died on January 12, 2021, will be held at 2:00 pm on July 11, 2021 at The Church of the Advent, 124 West Main Street, Williamston, NC. A reception will follow in the church parish hall. The family respectfully requests that masks be wor…

Monday, June 28, 2021

Dr. Kenneth Paul Manning, Sr. passed away peacefully at home early Sunday morning, June 6, 2021, with his wife by his side. 

Thursday, June 24, 2021

David “Pete” Pierce, Jr., 64, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Services are private. Pete was a longtime resident of Martin County and a long-distance truck driver for various companies. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Leona Pie…

Gertie Mandy Bullock, 73 of Calhoun Dr., died Thursday June 17, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington. Mrs. Bullock was born on August 12, 1947, in Martin County to the late Herbert and Rosa Wynn Bullock. She was homemaker and had attended Rehoboth Pentecostal Holiness Church. She w…

Mary Louise Beach, 87 of Oak St. died Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Hospice & Palliative Care Center of Alamance in Burlington. Mrs. Beach was born on July 24, 1933, in Martin County to the late Landon Eugene and Nannie Lou Keel Boyette. She was retired as an insurance agent. She was a mem…

BIDDLECOME, BRYAN MICHAEL born in Baltimore, MD, passed away June 21st 2021 in Santee, CA, at the age of 54. Bryan spent his young childhood in Ohio and moved to the San Diego area at the age of 10. His love for sports was undeniable. He was a diehard fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the S…

Professor Clarence “Clellon” Forte, 90, of Wake Forest, NC. passed on Dec. 20, 2020. Memorial Service, Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 12 noon at St. Augustine’s University Chapel, 1315 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC. Professional Service entrusted to MERCEDES’ Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Archie Timothy Pinkley, 73 of Spring Green Rd., died Tuesday June 8, 2021, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice. Archie was born on May 14, 1948, in Painesville, Lake County, OH to the late Archie Jesse and Mary Carter Pinkley. He graduated from Thomas W. Harvey High School in 1966. Mr. Pinkley serve…

Deborah Clark Winstead, 64 of Clark Rd., died Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Winstead was born on November 21, 1956, in Martin County to the late A.Z. and Mary Wynn Roebuck Clark. She was a homemaker and enjoyed making dolls. Deborah was a great cook and a loving momma and nana. S…

Mrs. Dorothy McKeel Stancill, 76, went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2021. There will be a visitation at Biggs Funeral Home, LLC. on Thursday, June 17, 2021, from 12 noon until 1:45 P.M. followed by a graveside service at 2:00 P.M. at Martin Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Stancill worked for many …

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Vickie Beach Craddock, 64, of Williamston, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. There will be a 11:00am memorial service held at Roberson Chapel Church in Williamston on Saturday, May 29, 2021.  Vickie was born to Dennis Alton Beach and Myrtle Smith Beach on July 24, 1956. She …

Deslea Mobley Modlin, 100, passed away on May 30, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family. Born in Martin County on June 14, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Mozella Mobley. Deslea was a member of Cedar Branch Baptist Church and her love for God and her family was eviden…

Dr. Clifton Lemar Peele passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Dell Seton Medical Center University of Texas at Austin -Austin, Texas. Dr. Peele was the son of Margaret Peele and the late Willie Clifton Peele of Williamston, North Carolina. Dr. Peele was a Clinical & Surgical Podia…

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.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

JAMESVILLE - Joyce Marjorie Whitaker, 79, died on Sunday, December 20, 2020 . Funeral service will be private as requested by the family. Arrangements by MERCEDES' Funeral Mansion and Cremation Services of Williamston.