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Beulah Ballard Gates


Beulah G. Ballard, her life work finished and approved by both God and man, closed her eyes and relaxed in eternal sleep on Wednesday evening September 11, 2019 in Gates, North Carolina. Beulah...

Hilda Figgs Elizabeth City


Hilda Figgs was born on February 16, 1964 to Bernice Eason and the late Allen Hunter. She peacefully entered into Eternal rest on August 15, 2019. Hilda joined Blanchard’s Grove Baptist...

Shirley Ballard Hobbsville


Shirley Ray Ballard, 61, was born on October 10, 1957 to the late John Robert Leary and Leebell Ballard Leary. She departed this life on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Sentara Leigh Hospital in...

Annie Dillard Ahoskie


Ms. Annie P. Dillard, 67, of Ahoskie, transitioned from this life on July 24, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.     The family will receive members of the community on Saturday...

Thurman Mitchell Queens, NY


On July 23, 2019, our Heavenly Father came to the bedside of our dear Buddy and took him by the hand to lead him to his eternal home. Thurman “Buddy” Mitchell was born on July 26,...

Jimmie Stallings Brooklyn, NY


Mr. Jimmie Stallings, 69, of Brooklyn, NY (formerly of Hobbsville, NC), peacefully transitioned from this life on July 20, 2019.    The viewing and visitation for Mr. Stallings will be...

Callistine Wilkins Ahoskie


Mrs. Callistine Wilkins, 71, of Ahoskie, NC peacefully transitioned from this life on Wednesday June 12, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.     A celebration of life will take place...

James Figgs, Jr. Elizabeth City


James A. Figgs, Jr., was born on August 1, 1962 to the late James A. Figgs, Sr. and Irene R. Figgs. He peacefully entered into eternal rest on June 9, 2019. James joined St. Peters Church of...

Larry Bagley Gates


Larry Bagley of Gates,  peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on Friday, June 7, 2019 surrounded by his family.     Larry Darnell Bagley was born on November 14, 1958, in...

Connie Batchelor Gates


Connie Jace Batchelor,  known by many as “ Connie J” was called to rest on Tuesday,  May 21, 2019 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Connie was born...
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