Area Obituaries

Mary Flores Tedder

Mary Flores Tedder November 20, 1934 August 5, 2018 Lucama………Mary Flores Tedder, age 83, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. at White Oak Presbyterian Church, 699 Polly Watson Rd., Fremont, NC 27830 with the Rev. John Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in White…

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Charles Billy Massey

Charles Billy Massey, age 85, of Smithfield, passed away on August 7, 2018.  Born in Johnston County on July 18, 1933, he was the son of the late Charles Patrick and Lela Mae Ingram Massey.  He was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Oliver Massey and a sister, Helen Massey Butts.  Mr. Massey…

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Mary SL Barnes Whitfield

Micro – Mary SL Barnes Whitfield, age 90, died Sunday, August 5, 2018 in UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield. Born April 30, 1928 in Wilson County she was a daughter of the late Rev. Elijah and Lenora Carter Barnes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bristol Whitfield, Jr.; sons, Larry Whitfield, Rodney Whitfield,…

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Cecil “Tom” Stephen Sherrod

Kenly: Cecil “Tom” Stephen Sherrod, 61, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born in Wilson County on December 13, 1956 to the late Cecil Lee and Zelphia Wilson Sherrod. Tom was retired from Caterpillar as a heavy equipment operator where he spent many hours testing the…

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Enoch Elwood Mitchell, Sr.

Enoch Elwood Mitchell, Sr., age 68, of Selma, passed away at his home on July 29, 2018.  Born in Johnston County on March 7, 1950, he was the son of Lovette and Viola Parnell Mitchell.  His wife was the late Dianne Jones Mitchell. Surviving are his daughter, Tara Hales and husband Richard of Smithfield; his…

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William Earl Foye

William Earl Foye, of Raleigh, NC departed this life on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Funeral Service: 12:00 PM, Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Holy Temple, 228 Montgomery Heights Road, Selma, NC. Visitation: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM, preceding the funeral service at the church. Survivors: Daughters, Tanya and Shiquita Foye, both of Raleigh, NC; Sons, Chris Foye (Tanika) of…

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James Roger “Jimmy” Rose, Jr

Princeton – James Roger “Jimmy” Rose, Jr. age 84, died Friday afternoon in Johnston UNC Health Care in Smithfield.  Born August 31, 1933 in Johnston County to the late James Roger and Elizabeth Robert Warren Rose, he preceded in death by his son, Anthony Wayne Rose and daughter, Paula Elizabeth Rose Porter.  Jimmy was a…

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Odell Barnes Tedder

Lucama: Odell Barnes Tedder, 89, passed away Friday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family. Odell was born in Wilson County on November 17, 1928 to the late George Roy and Nannie Joyner Barnes. She was married to the late Rudolph Edgerton and the late Leonard Arthur Tedder, Jr.  Odell was a…

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Willie Harold Thompson

Willie Harold Thompson, 56, of Stevens Chapel Rd, Smithfield, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018. He was born April 2, 1962 and was the son of Edna Capps Thompson Sanders and the late Willie Eddie Thompson.   A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, July 31st at The Thompson Cemetery on Stevens Chapel…

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Kenneth Leonard Rowe

Kenneth Leonard Rowe, 49, of Clayton passed away at his home on Friday, July 27, 2018. Mr. Rowe was born in Jamestown, New York on August 28, 1968. Service arrangements are incomplete at this time with Casey Funeral Home serving the family. He is survived by his wife, Amelia Mozzell Mills-Rowe of Clayton; parents, Leonard…

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