James Gregory

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 18, 2009

James Melvin Gregory, 62, of Roanoke Rapids died Friday, August 14, 2009 at his residence.
A native of Northampton County, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Faithful Gregory; three children, Casey Gregory of Red Oak, and Samantha Gregory and John Gregory, both of Roanoke Rapids; his father, James Gregory of Roanoke Rapids; two sisters, Sue Brooks and Lola Cornwell, both of Conway; four brothers, Pastor Donald Gregory, Randy Gregory and Gene Gregory, all of Roanoke Rapids, and Terry Gregory of Conway; and four grandchildren.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Fresh Fire Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Donald Gregory and the Rev. Dean Jarvis officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids with military honors.
Memorial contributions can be made to Halifax County Home Health and Hospice, 1229 Julian Allsbrook Hwy., Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.
Massey Funeral Home, Roanoke Rapids, is handling the arrangements.