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January 30, 2017.
LOUISBURG - Clarence Eugene Bobbitt, Jr., 92, departed this earthly life on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Franklin Oaks. Born on November 1, 1924 to the late Clarence Eugene and Annie Dean Bobbitt. After high school Eugene joined the Navy and served his country during WWII. When he left the military he worked for the federal government where he retired in 1978. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, the love of his life, Mildred Murray Bobbitt.
ROCKY MOUNT - EDDIE JEAN WIGGINS REAVIS, 73, was born March 9, 1943 in Henderson NC and went to be with her heavenly father January 27, 2017. She was married to her husband, Reverend Jimmy Reavis, for over 55 years. She served with her beloved husband for over 30 years in the United Methodist Church of the North Carolina United Methodist Conference and was a member of Sandy Cross United Methodist Church.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Maxine "Red" Alston, 60, who died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. at Perry's Missionary Baptist Church in Louisburg, with the pastor, Rev. Randolph Alston officiating. Burial will follow in the Ellis family cemetery.
YOUNGSVILLE - Rebecca Mangum Baker, 89, died Thursday evening, Jan. 26, 2017. A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 30, at Harris Chapel Baptist Church with visitation prior to service in the church fellowship hall. Burial was in the church cemetery.
EPSOM - Ronald Thomas "Boot" Renn, 81, of Epsom died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at a local nursing home.
LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Rufus Lee Alston, 68, who died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m. at Perry's Missionary Baptist Church in Louisburg, with the pastor, Rev. Randolph Alston, officiating. Burial will follow in the Perry's Church cemetery.
ELIZABETHTOWN - William "Roger" Jessup, 70, of Elizabethtown passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur F. and Pauline Jessup, and three brothers.