Thursday, September 22, 2022

Moses (Junior) Ledford, Jr. of Windsor, NC died peacefully at his home with his family surrounding him Sunday, September 11, 2022. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of the late Moses and Cordelia Murphy Ledford. He was an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. He worked …

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Kevin Ross Copeland, 55, of 817 Blackrock Road, died Monday, September 5, 2022 in his home. Kevin was born in Bertie County on August 16, 1967, and was the son of Phyllis Bunch Copeland of Merry Hill and the late Woody Ross Copeland. His life's labor was in the construction industry where he…

Thursday, September 01, 2022

Sidney Lee "Bud" Perry, 84, of 4104 Virginia Road, died Friday, August 26, 2022. Mr. Perry was born in Chowan County on March 7, 1938, and was the son of the late Conroy Alvis and Catherine Hofler Perry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son; by a grandson, Tr…

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Rodney Stephen "Rod" Mumma, 78, of 2625 US 17 North, died Sunday, August 21, 2022 in his home. Mr. Mumma was born in Tansboro, NJ on July 29, 1944, and was the son of the late Harry and Edna Mae Dudley Mumma. A Real Estate Broker while living in New Jersey, after moving to the Merry Hill com…

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Dr. Wayne Page Attkisson of Edenton, NC completed his inspiring and impactful journey of a life well lived on July 5, 2022 at the age of 82. Wayne was born on February 22, 1940 in Richmond, VA to the late Oscar Woodrow and Marguerite Barden Attkisson.  He is survived by his loving wife of 58…

Troy Weems Todd was born in a small town in Bertie County, North Carolina in September 1929. He lived in North Carolina all his adolescent life. He was drafted into the US Army and served during the Korean War. When he returned home after the war, he married his high school sweetheart, Joyce…

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Violet F. Harrell passed away peacefully at home on July 12th with family by her side. She is survived by her daughters, Olivia “Libby” Taylor (Wayne), Nancy Baker (Bland), Sherri Randall (Tim) and Jerri Ward, her six grandchildren (Susan Smith (Fred), Clair Saunders, Ashley Baker (Miranda),…

Ruth Estelle Davenport Basham, 88, of 233 Bakertown Road, died Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in ECU Health, Greenville. Mrs. Basham was born in Chowan County on September 29, 1933, and was the daughter of the late Guilford and Alice Lane Davenport. In addition to parents, she was preceded in death …

Marshall Lee “Jimmy” Williford, Sr. 97, of Bazemore Street, passed away Wednesday July 13, 2022, at his home. He was born in Bertie County May 27, 19225 to the late John Braxton and Lessie Castellow Williford and was predeceased by a son, Eric Kent Williford; sisters, Sue Knowles, and Gerald…

Thursday, July 14, 2022

William “Bill” Wilson Williams, 86, of US Hwy 17 North, passed away Friday, July 8, 2022, at ECU Chowan Hospital in Edenton, NC. Bill was born in Bertie County, December 19, 1935, to the late Robert and Helen Swain Williams and was predeceased by his wife, Jacqueline Louise Frost Williams: d…