Raleigh Obituaries

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  • 14 hrs ago | via Daily Dispatch 

    Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

    Mattie Pearl Tart, 83, of Oak Hill Drive, Franklinton, passed away January 29, 2014. She was born and raised in Henderson, the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Williams.


  • Tuesday | via Erie Times News 

    Son of ex-slave who fought in Union army dies at age 97

    In this Nov. 8, 2013 photo, Luke Martin Jr., stands during the unveiling a historic marker in New Bern, N.C., honoring his father's regiment. Martin, the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, died on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, 179 years after his father was born.


  • Monday Jan 26 | via Lincoln Times-News 

    Obituaries - 1-26-15

    Robert E. Goins, Jr. Robert E. Goins, Jr., age 65, of Lincolnton died Friday, January 23, 2015. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Hollybrook Cemetery in Lincolnton with Rev.


  • Saturday Jan 24 | via Daily Mail 

    College freshman becomes FOURTH student to be found ...

    College freshman becomes FOURTH student to be found dead at her North Carolina college this school year - and foul play is not suspected in any of the cases Mary Catherine Johnson of Raleigh, North Carolina was found unresponsive in her dorm room at Appalachian State University on Monday Students Anna Smith, Grayson Huffman and Jeremy Sprinkle have also all been found dead this year with foul play no Despite all this, the university says they will not look into these students deaths, leaving the work to 'local law enforcement' Mary Catherine Johnson, 19, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was found unresponsive in her dorm room on Monday by police at the university.


  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Obituaries, January 22, 2015

    Henderson Katherine H. Holland HENDERSON - Katherine Ann Howell Holland, 78, of 920 Cedar Cove Road, Henderson, NC, died Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at her home. Born in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Johnny Milton and Gladys Stephenson Howell.


  • Tuesday Jan 20 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, January 21, 2015

    Sharon Parrish Sorrell, 70, passed away on Monday, January 19th, 2015 at North Carolina Memorial Hospital peacefully surrounded by family and friends. The Reverends Ron Watts and Danny Evans will officiate followed by burial services at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Durham.


  • Monday Jan 12 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

    Jeanette Frances Stroud Jones, 81, of Henderson, NC died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC. Born in Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Walter Calloway Stroud and Mattie Denton Stroud.


  • Sunday Jan 11 | via The News Journal 

    William "Bill" Williams

    Bill was born February 2, 1939 in Batavia, NY. He was the son of the late Charles and Dorothy Williams.


  • Saturday Jan 10 | via Reuters 

    UPDATE 1-ESPN anchor Stuart Scott remembered for his...

    Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, known for his wildly popular catchphrases including "boo-ya" and "as cool as the other side of the pillow," was remembered at a funeral service on Saturday for his originality and sense of humor. Scott died on Jan. 4 at age 49 after a long battle with cancer.


  • Saturday Jan 10 | via Reuters 

    Funeral for ESPN's Stuart Scott to be held in North ...

    The funeral for longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, known for his wildly popular catchphrases including "boo-ya" and "as cool as the other side of the pillow," will be held on Saturday in Raleigh, North Carolina. Scott died on Jan. 4 at age 49 after a long battle with cancer.


  • Thursday Jan 8 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Obituaries, January 9, 2015

    DURHAM Neal Richard Bell DURHAM - Neal Richard Bell, 86, departed this life on January 6, 2015. He is survived by his wife Mable B. Bell, two daughters Ann Bell and Sue B. Leak, one sister, two grandsons, one granddaughter, six great grand and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and family.


  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via Aurora Advocate 

    Christina Marie Mazzotta

    After a long battle against a rare cancer, Christina "Tina" Marie Mazzotta died Dec. 26 at the age of 27. She graduated from Aurora High School in 2005 and received a bachelor of arts degree in 2009 from the University of South Carolina Upstate. Majors in communications and Spanish led to a position as an editor at PR Newswire in Cleveland.


  • Tuesday Jan 6 | via Daily Dispatch 

    Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

    Paulette Jones Foster, daughter of the late Charles Edwards Jones and Elnora Jordan Jones, was born July 16, 1956 in Warren County. She entered eternal rest on Wednesday, December 31, 2014.


  • Monday Jan 5 | via The Intelligencer 

    Kenneth Robinson

    He was born in Weirton, WV, on September 27, 1935, Ken was the fourth son of Edmund and Mary Robinson. An avid gardener and fisherman, he especially enjoyed the fellowship of his church community.


  • Monday Jan 5 | via KSBW-TV 

    Stuart Scott inspired those battling cancer

    If you don't know who Stuart Scott was, those who do will likely point you to one particular speech to share why his death reverberates so strongly across the country. Scott, a veteran anchor on ESPN, died Sunday after a seven-year battle with cancer.


  • Thursday Jan 1 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Nickles, SGT. Major Chalmers Clinton Richardson

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for SGT. MAJOR CHALMERS CLINTON RICHARDSON NICKLES.


  • Dec 29, 2014 | via The Daily Record 

    John Baker, 86, Jeromesville

    He was born Nov. 16, 1928, in Ashland County, the son of Donald R. and Ola Higginbotham Baker. He was a 1947 graduate of Jeromesville High School and a member of Maple Grove Church of the Brethren.


  • Dec 28, 2014 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Ethel Marie McKay

    MOUNT MORRIS – Ethel Marie McKay, 85, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home in Mount Morris. Marie was born May 28, 1929 in Mount Erie, the daughter of Herman and Pearl Greifzu.


  • Dec 22, 2014 | via The Republic 

    Janet Sue "Suzie" Moore, North Vernon

    Janet Sue "Suzie" Moore, 66, of North Vernon, died at 6:45 p.m., Monday, December 22, 2014, at Kindred Hospital South in Greenwood. She is survived by her daughters, Jana Brooks of North Vernon and Jennie Bass of Raleigh, North Carolina; a son, James Roy Allen Mason of Orange Park, Florida; sisters, Glenna Hatcher and Pamela K. Henderson both of Columbus; a brother, Ronnie Brown of Buffalo, New York; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.


  • Dec 17, 2014 | via Independent Weekly 

    Peek inside Raleigh's historical landmarks

    The Raleigh Historic Development Commission opened the old Nehi Bottling Plant on Hillsborough Street, the Lewis-Smith house on Blount Street, the Gethsemane Seventh Day Adventist Church on Person Street and a funeral home turned industrial bank0turned-Ashley Christensen venture on Salisbury Street, to the public to tour. North Carolina's Historic Preservation Tax credits made the restoration of all four of these buildings possible.