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Baker, Josiah Duncan "Buck" - Rocky Mount  
Josiah Duncan "Buck" Baker August 3, 1932 - April 25, 2015 Rocky Mount Josiah Duncan "Buck" Baker, age 82, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Buck was born on August 3, 1932, in Nash County and was a resident of the Coopers Community. He and his brother were lifelong partners in the family farming and cattle business. He had the Reserve Champion Steer at the Eastern Carolina Fat Stock Show in 1951. Buck enjoyed people. He shared his compassion for his fellow man and was always willing to help others. He had a kind and humorous word for everyone and was held in high regard by all. He was an honorary member of the West Mount Volunteer Fire Department. He graduated from Coopers High School in 1951 and attended Oak Ridge Military Institute. He served in the United States Army from 1953 through 1955. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Darlor Pridgen Baker; Son, Josiah Duncan Baker, Jr.; brother, William Otho Baker, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Otho Baker and Addie Pridgen Baker; brothers, James Purvis Baker and Walter Edison Baker; sister, Ruth Baker Christie; and brother-in-law, Walter E. Christie, Jr. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Chapel of Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 with Rev. Paul Weaver and Rev. Leonard Thompson officiating. Burial will follow the service at Forest Hills Cemetery in Nashville. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 5326 London Church Road, Elm City or to other charities. Arrangements are entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share your memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheeler woodlief.com
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Barber, Clarence Bennett - Williamston  
Clarence Bennett Barber, 70, Williamston, died 04-26-2015. Arrangements: Walker F.H., Williamston.
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Barber, Clarence Bennett - Williamston  
Clarence Bennett Barber, 70, Williamston, died 04-26-2015. Arrangements: Walker F.H., Williamston.
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Barham, Betty Jean - Middlesex  
Betty Jean Barham, 83, Middlesex, died 04-25-2015. Arrangements: Strickland F.H., Wendell.
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Campbell, Thelma Thomas - Dunn  
Thelma Thomas Campbell, 96, Dunn, died 04-26-2015. Arrangements: Skinner & Smith F.H., Dunn.
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Cochran, Daniel Lynn - Washington  
Daniel Lynn Cochran, 62, Washington, died 04-22-2015. Arrangements: Westmoreland F.H., Marion.
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Coleman, Meredith H. - Garner  
Meredith H. Coleman, 63, Garner, died 04-22-2015. Arrangements: Cutchins F.H., Franklinton.
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Cook, Douglas - Raleigh  
Douglas Allen Cook May 20, 1950 - April 24, 2015 Raleigh Douglas Allen Cook, 64, died on April 24, 2015. He spent 20 years in the United States Marine Corps and 23 years as a Corrections Officer at Central Prison. He's God's problem now. Survived by wife, Judy Cook; son, Scott Cook; daughters, Jaime Lassiter and her husband, Eddie Lassiter Jr. and Faith Anne Cook; grandchildren, Hayley Cook-Thibeau, Kaitlyn Lassiter, Eddie Lassiter, III and Ruthie Lassiter; mother, Irene Cook; and brother, David Cook. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 28 from 6:00-8:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home, 7209 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC. A funeral service will take place Wednesday, April 29 at 1:00pm at Mitchell Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Raleigh Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Franklin-Sloan VFW, 522 Reedy Creek, Cary, NC 27513. Condolences may be made online at www.Mitchell atRMP.com
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Coryea Jr., George W. - Louisburg  
George W. Coryea, Jr., 73, Louisburg, died 04-23-2015. Arrangements: Bright F.H., Wake Forest.
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Daughtridge, U. Glenn - Tarboro  
U. Glenn Daughtridge Tarboro U. Glenn Daughtridge, 79, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 28, at First Baptist Church in Tarboro with the Rev. Eric Crowe officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount. Glenn was born in Nash County to the late Ulyss "Doc" and Grace Williford Daughtridge on June 3, 1935. He was employed with Carolina Telephone Company from which he retired after 35 years of dedicated service. Following his retirement with Sprint, Glenn started "Humor With a Purpose," a humorous motivational leadership service. Glenn is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia "Pat" Pittman Daughtridge; daughters, Kelly Daughtridge Little and husband, Bo, of Concord, Blair Daughtridge Livesay and husband, Cary, Jr., of Crofton, MD; sister, Mary Fond Debrecht and husband, Bob, of Asheville; brothers, Charles Daughtridge and wife, Rachel, of Rocky Mount, Alvin Daughtridge and wife, Judy, of Lenoir; grandchildren, Joshua Little, Patrick and Zachary Livesay; brother-in-law, Linwood "Boots" Pittman; "adopted daughters," Lynne Ross Boyd and Meg Barnes Cooke; his good friend, Rue; and a host of special nieces, nephews and extended family. If desired, in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Glenn & Patricia Daughtridge Scholarship Fun at Edgecombe Community College: 2009 W. Wilson St., Tarboro, NC 27886. The family will receive friends and relatives at Carlisle Funeral Home on Monday, April 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Arrangements have been entrusted to Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com
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