Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service

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Chris passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday May 29 at Rich Square Nursing home. She was born September 19, 1924 in Lewiston, N.C. to the late Gaither B. and Mary Elizabeth(Betty) Jernigan. Chris was a devoted wife...
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Published in The Daily Advance on June 3, 2015
Laura Cobb Harris, 90, died peacefully on March 30, 2015. She was born on May 6, 1924, the daughter of Olya Russell Cobb and Patty Spence Cobb. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 53 years,...
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Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Apr. 1, 2015
HENRICO - Philip Lambert Avis, age 83, born June 21, 1931 in Lewisburg, WV, passed away at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC, November 28, 2014. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Armistead...
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Published in Daily Press on Jan. 14, 2015
Ed Westberry Deese Roanoke Rapids Ed Westberry Deese died Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at All Saints'...
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Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 13, 2015
HENRICO, NC - Philip Lambert Avis, age 83, born June 21, 1931 in Lewisburg, WV, passed away at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC, November 28, 2014. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Elizabeth...
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Published in Daily Press on Dec. 10, 2014
ROBERT HENRY HADEN
1945 - 2014
COLONEL ROBERT HENRY HADEN, USAF (Ret.), passed on November 17, 2014 after a yearlong battle with cancer at the age of 69. Born June 14, 1945 in Huntington. Hank is the son of the late Arthur and Betty Haden....
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Published in www.herald-dispatch.com/ on Nov. 20, 2014
Peggy Smith Canady, a long-time resident of Rocky Mount and later Roanoke Rapids, passed away Wednesday, October 15th at Autumn Care in Nashville, North Carolina. She is predeceased by her husband Wayne C. Canady, and...
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Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Oct. 17, 2014
Published online on Sept. 3, 2014 courtesy of Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service.
Charles Douglas Meares Halifax - Charles Douglas Meares, 61, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Halifax Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. Doug formerly lived in Asheville, where he worked at UNCA,...
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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Aug. 27, 2014
Pamela J. Lewis ROANOKE RAPIDS - Pamela Lloyd Junge Lewis, 63, of Roanoke Rapids, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Mrs. Lewis was born Aug. 10, 1950, in Downer's Grove, Ill., to the...
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Published in Salisbury Post on Aug. 5, 2014