The R-C News-Herald Obituaries for Jan. 15, 2005
Published 12:00 am Saturday, January 29, 2005
Barbara C. Bynum
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Barbara C. Bynum, 69, a native of Como, died January 9, 2005, at home. She was the widow of Robert R. Bynum.
Mrs. Byrum was a member of Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Como.
Survivors include four daughters, Calvine Parker of Maryland, Barbara Goodman of Chesapeake, Vassie Lewter of Portsmouth and Ann Bynum of Richmond, Va.; five sons, Robert Cooper, Edward Bynum, Matthew Bynum, Thomas Bynum and Melvin Bynum, all of Portsmouth; her mother, Ella Mae Cooper of Como; a sister, Phyllis Perry of Southampton County, Va.; a brother, Kenneth Cooper of Ohio; 28 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Holy Trinity Church No. 1, 3611 Thorne Ave., Portsmouth, by Elder Bobby Dunn and the Rev. Louis Richardson. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth. Corprew Funeral Home, Portsmouth chapel, is in charge. The body will be taken to the church at 10 a.m. Saturday. Condolences may be sent to www.corprewfuneralhome.com.
Verlia M. Barnes
BOYKINS, Va. – Verlia Mae Barnes, 63, a native of Southampton County, died January 12, 2005, at her residence.
Survivors include her husband, Edward Barnes of the home; one son, Michael A. Barnes Sr. of Suffolk; four daughters, Millicent Anstead of Upper Marlboro, Md., Nancy Boone of Greenville, Teresa B. Walden of Portsmouth and Tiffane D. Barnes of Newport News; two brothers, Edward Branch and Gregory Branch, both of Boykins; two sisters, Geraldine Barnes of Branchville and Gloria Celestine of Mitchellville, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in the J.W. Faison Memorial Chapel by Pastor Denise Cox. Interment will be in Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Boykins. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Faison’s Funeral Home Inc., 301 Park St., Seaboard, is in charge.
Joseph H. Holloman
RODUCO – Joseph Hilton Holloman, 77, a native of Bertie County, died January 12, 2005, in his home. Mr. Holloman was a retired machinist from Franklin Equipment Company, he was a member of Eure Christian Church, the White Oak Hunt Club and Ray’s Beach Fishing Club. Mr. Holloman served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah Phelps Holloman; three daughters, Reba H. Bailey of Fountain, Becky H. Edwards of Gates and Rose H. Jarman of Smithfield; two sons, Jimmie R. Holloman and Ernie B. Holloman, both of Eure; four sisters, Janice Futrell of Savage, Md., Shirley Pierce of Colerain, Virginia Catlin of South Bend, Ind., and Lydia Rousey of Chesapeake; a brother, Jim Holloman of Niles, Mich.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Eure Christian Church by the Rev. Michael Brinkley and the Rev. Dr. Wayne Proctor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is in charge.
Edith B. White
EDENTON – Edith Bass Chilton White, 94, a native of Chowan County, died January 12, 2005, in Britthaven of Edenton.
She was the widow John Wesley Chilton and Wayland L. White Sr.
Mrs. White was a former department store clerk and homemaker, she was a member of Rocky Hock Baptist Church and its Bertha Dale Sunday School Class.
Survivors include two sisters, Dorothy B. Chappell of Belvidere and Hattie Ruth Owens, both of Hobbsville; and a brother, Percy Bass of Edenton.
A funeral was conducted Friday in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, Edenton, by the Rev. Greg Blackburn. Burial was in Up River Cemetery in the Whiteston community of Perquimans County.
Roberta V. Thomas
MURFREESBORO – Roberta Vaughan Thomas, 74, a native of Hertford County, died January 13, 2005 at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at New Haven Baptist Church by the Rev. James Shearn. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hertford County Undertakers, Winton, is in charge.
Survivors include her children, Nelson Vaughan of Hampton, Va., Jimmy Vaughan of Atlanta, Ga., and Michael E. Thomas of Murfreesboro; one brother, Clyde Vaughan of Hampton; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Daisy P. Jenkins
AHOSKIE – Daisy Peele Jenkins, 81, a native of Bertie County, died January 13, 2004 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.
Survivors include her children, Julius Jenkins Jr. and Clarice Eley, both of Ahoskie, Harold N. Jenkins of Kelford, Ray D. Jenkins of Murfreesboro, Daisy J. Pierce, Gloria Williams, Audrey Cherry, Alycia Wilson and Janet Burke, all of Winton and Dorothy Simpson of Kernersville; one brother, Charlie Peele of Suffolk, Va.; one sister, Jessie Beverly of New Jersey; 39 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Soul Saving Station Church by the Rev. Lebron Britt Jr. Burial will be in the Bryant family cemetery, Winton. Hertford County Undertakers, Winton, is in charge.
Jimmie Ridley Jr.
CONWAY – Jimmie Ridley Jr., 69, a native of Northampton County, died January 9, 2005 at Heritage Retirement Center, Rocky Mount.
A funeral was conducted Friday at Hunter’s Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Severn First Baptist Church. Hunter’s Funeral Home, Ahoskie, was in charge.
Survivors include a son, Jamie Jordan of Bronx, N.Y.; one brother, Ernest Watson of Gates; one sister, Genevieve Evans of Pendleton; and two grandchildren.
Dalton R. Boyd Sr.
WINDSOR – Dalton Ray Boyd Sr., 76, a native of Bertie County, died January 11, 2005.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Parr Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles W. Thompson. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.
Boyd retired as mechanic and the owner of Ray’s Auto Sales. He was a member of Colerain Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ila Mae Pate Boyd of Windsor; sons, Dalton Ray Boyd Jr. of Windsor and Robert W. Boyd of Suffolk, Va.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Benjamin Flood Sr.
PORTLAND, Conn. – Benjamin Franklin Flood Sr., 66, a native of Bertie County, died January 7, 2005 at Portland Care Rehabilitation Center.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilder’s Funeral Home Chapel, Aulander. Burial will be in the Edwards family cemetery, Hexlena.
Flood retired from Perma Tree Crop in Durham. He was a member of Piney Woods Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sons, Benjamin Flood Jr. of New York and Stanley Flood of Williamsburg, Va.; daughters, Nika Lynch of New York and Becky Flood of Florida; brothers, William Flood of New Haven, Thomas Flood of Middletown, Joseph Paul Flood of Newport News, and Lonnie Flood of Greensboro; sisters, Mildred L. Turner of Lewiston, Dorothy Pugh of Colerain, Carolyn Sharpe of Colerain, Tonetta West Dove of Raleigh and Mattie Mae Moore of Colerain; and one grandchild.
CHARLOTTE – Elma Maddrey Stephenson, 76, a native of Northampton County, died January 12, 2005 at Avante at Charlotte Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Zoar Missionary Baptist Church by Pastor William F. Denson Jr. Interment will be in the Stephenson family cemetery, Galatia. Faison’s Funeral Home, Inc., 301 Park Street, Seaboard, is in charge.
Alfonza L. Hughes
RICH SQUARE – Alfonza Lee Hughes, 51, died January 11, 2005 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.
A funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, Rich Square, by the Rev. William C. Clark. Interment will be in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday with the family receiving friends from 5 to 6 p.m. in the chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Roanoke Rapids.
WINTON – Bernard Moore, 57, a native of Hertford County, died January 13, 2005 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.
Moore was the son of the late James Moore and Clarine Smallwood.
He was a 1965 graduate of Huntington High School in Newport News, Va. He was the owner of HAN Music Company in Winton and retired from the Hertford County Board of Education after 10 years of service.
Moore was a Winton Town Councilman for 18 years and was a member of First Baptist Church Winton.
Survivors include his wife, Clemmie Archer Moore of Winton; two children, Marlo and husband, Sgt. Randy Jackson and Amber Moore, all of Winton; two sisters, Gloria Daniels and Joann King, all of Hampton, Va.; eight brothers, James Moore Jr. and Tony Moore, both of Winton, Ruben Moore of Hampton, stepbrothers, Eli, Elijah, Henry, Kenneth and Kevin Smallwood, all of Newport News; and one grandchild, Lauren Simon Jackson, also of Winton.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, January 17 at First Baptist Church Winton by the Rev. Robert Richardson presiding. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Hertford County Undertakers, Winton, is in charge of arrangements.