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Category Archives: Obituaries

John Thomas Lassiter, Sr. “Rock”

John Thomas Lassiter, Sr. “Rock”

July 29, 2021, 78, Princeton – John Thomas Lassiter, Sr. “Rock”, 78, of Princeton, passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at UNC Johnston Healthcare in Smithfield surrounded by family. Rock was born in Wayne County on July 18, 1943, one of ten children, to the late Nathan Lassiter and Effie Mae Pearce Lassiter. In…read more »

Carolyn J. Sanders

Carolyn J. Sanders

July 25, 2021, 78, Goldsboro – Ms. Carolyn J. Sanders, 78, passed on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.read more »

Ralph Mumford

Ralph Mumford

July 26, 2021, 73, Goldsboro – With compassionate hearts, we the staff and management of Serenity Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations, join with the Mumford and connected families to announce the earthly departure of Mr. Ralph Mumford, 73, of Goldsboro who passed away at his residence. Arrangements are forthcoming. Services of Love & Compassionate Care…read more »

Herman Ramirez Cruz

Herman Ramirez Cruz

July 25, 2021, 63, Seven Springs – In profound sorrow, we the management of Serenity Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations announce the earthly transition of Sr. Herman Ramirez Cruz, 63, who passed away at his home surrounded by those he loved. He is survived by his wife Felicita Velazquez of the home. Arrangements are forthcoming.…read more »

Paula Summerlin Malpass

Paula Summerlin Malpass

July 25, 2021, 52, Mount Olive – Paula Summerlin Malpass, 52, a lifelong resident of the Summerlin’s Crossroads community, Mount Olive, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Onslow County Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. A Service of Remembrance will be Saturday, July 31, at 2 p.m. at Rooty Branch Church followed by visitation. In lieu…read more »

John Edwards

John Edwards

July 25, 2021, 79, Goldsboro – John Edwards, 79, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Born in Atlanta, Georgia on March 8, 1942, he was the son of the late Clyde Holt Edwards and Mary Caroline Heery Edwards. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death…read more »

Shirley Gray Barbee Lassiter

Shirley Gray Barbee Lassiter

July 24, 2021, 79, Goldsboro – Shirley Gray Barbee Lassiter, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Genesis in Mount Olive. Shirley was born in Wilson County on September 14, 1941, one of ten children, to the late Carl and Bertha Pope Barbee. She was married for 54 years to the love of…read more »

Scott Bruce Berkeley, Jr. M.D.

Scott Bruce Berkeley, Jr. M.D.

July 23, 2021, 93, Goldsboro – Scott Bruce Berkeley, Jr. M.D., 93, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. Dr. Berkeley was born in Louisburg, NC and was the son of Ruth Hall Berkeley and Scott B. Berkeley, Sr. He lived most of his life in Goldsboro and…read more »

Bobbie Reed Hightower

Bobbie Reed Hightower

July 24, 2021, 80, LaGrange – Bobbie Reed Hightower, 80, of La Grange, North Carolina traded her earthly home for the mansion Jesus went to build for her in heaven on July 24, 2021. Bobbie was born on Sand Mountain in Dutton, Alabama March 10, 1941, to Sylvester Reed and Pearl Taylor Reed. She was…read more »

Janice Lorene Vincent Littleton

Janice Lorene Vincent Littleton

July 26, 2021, 54, Pikeville – Janice Lorene Vincent Littleton, 54, of Pikeville passed away Monday, July 26, 2021 at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. A private service will be held for family and friends. Janice was born in Wayne County on March 21, 1967 to William and Sharon McDowell Vincent. In addition to…read more »

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