The R-C News-Herald Obituaries for Oct. 20, 2005
MERRY HILL n Annie Francis “Goodie” Riddick, a native of Bertie County, died September 30, 2005 at Brian Center, Windsor.
A funeral was conducted October 5 at Peterson Chapel Baptist Church by Evangelist Rickey Williams. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery. Gilliam Funeral Home, Windsor, was in charge.
Survivors include her children, George R. Riddick of Colerain and Daniel Riddick of Baltimore, Md., and Eunice Taylor of Baltimore; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
James P. Webb
WINDSOR n James P. Webb, 94, a native of Windsor, died October 7, 2005 at Bertie Memorial Hospital. He was the widower of Mary Cofield Webb and Meta Bond Webb.
A funeral was conducted Saturday at Indian Woods Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Ralph D. White.
Survivors include children, stepchildren, grandchildren; stepgrandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
WOODLAND – Maggie Edwards, 78, a native of Northampton County, died October 17, 2005 at her residence.
She joined Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at an early age.
She was a retired cook at Quaker House in Woodland.
Survivors include seven sons,
Herbert Edwards Jr. and the Rev. Tony Edwards, both of Rich Square, Melvin Edwards of Atlanta, Ga., Bernard Edwards of Murfreesboro, JoNathan Edwards of Weldon, Charles Edwards of Woodland and Brian Edwards of Virginia Beach, VA.;
four daughters, Diane Hughes and Regina Ramsey both of Virginia Beach, Barbara McGlohone of Wicomico Church, VA. and Sandra Edwards Woodland;
18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church by Rev. James Mann.
Interment will be in the church cemetery. Hunter’s Funeral Home, Ahoskie is in charge.
ENFIELD n Mrs. Quincy M. Harper Mullen, 83, died October 17, 2005 at Guardian Care Nursing Home, Rocky Mount.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Holister. Interment will be in the church cemetery. A visitation will be conducted from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. H.D. Pope Funeral Home, Rocky Mount, is in charge.
William Leary Jr.
WINTON n William Clarence Leary Jr., 36, a native of Hertford County, died October 15, 2005 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jordan Grove Baptist Church, Winton, by the Rev. Shirley Johnson. Burial will be in the Jones family cemetery. Wilder’s Funeral Home, Inc., Aulander, is in charge.
Survivors include two daughter, Shandala Leary of Ahoskie and Breyonna M. Leary of Rich Square; his grandmother, Evelyn Jones of Winton; brothers, William Earl Leary and Timothy Jermaine Leary, both of Edenton; and his sisters, Willetta L. Hyman of Franklin, Va., and Shelia Barnes of Winton.
AHOSKIE n Maggie Saulsbury Littles, 76, a native of Bertie County, died October 16, 2005 at Guardian Care Nursing Home, Ahoskie.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Mill Branch Baptist Church, Aulander, by Pastor Annie M. Taylor. Burial will be in the Saulsbury family cemetery, Hexalena. Wilder’s Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.
Mrs. Littles was a member of United Full Gospel Church, Harrellsville and the pastor’s aide.
Survivors include her husband, Rodgers Littles of Ahoskie; daughters, Addie Edwards, Maggie Edwards and Willetta Edwards, all of Ahoskie; a brother, Knowledge Saulsbury of Ahoskie; two sisters, Agnes S. Wiggins of Colerain and Estelle S. Littles of Ahoskie; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
RICH SQUARE n Elnora Phillips Flood, 70, died October 17, 2005.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Chapel Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. Ronnie Taylor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Smith-Whidbee Funeral Home, Rich Square, is in charge.
COMO n Hannah Hill, died October 18, 2005 at Southampton Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Va.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Reynolds Funeral Home, Inc., Ahoskie, is in charge.
Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia H. Chappell and Phyllis H. Madric, both of Como; one brother, Calvins Cowper of Lanham, Md.; and one sister, Hester M. Windsor of Suffolk.