Our Obituaries (775)
Priscilla Page Harrison Davis, 76, passed away Friday, January 29, 2016 at Halifax Regional Medical Center.
The family will have a gathering of friends to honor Priscilla's memory Friday, February 5, 2016, from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Local 425 Union Hall, across from Abner's Restaurant, on Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
Louise Sutton Moseley, 95, of 215 Lakeview Dr., Roanoke Rapids, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 23, 2016.
She is survived by her sons, Jim Sutton and Dale Sutton. Also surviving are six grandchildren.
Rev. Randy Martin will conduct a graveside service at Cedarwood Cemetery Thursday, January 28, 2016, at 2:00 pm.
“If you wish to remember me, do it with a kind deed or word to someone who needs it”.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com
Earnest Max Grubb, 88 of Littleton passed away Friday, January 1, 2016.
Earnest was born May 16, 1927 in Davidson County to the late Ernest Grover Grubb and Minnie Lee Cutting Grubb. He was also preceded in death by his brother: Lanny Grubb; his sister: Mary Hill and his grandson: Andrew Grubb.
He was a charter member of Open Door Fellowship. Earnest was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He served in the US Navy for 2 ½ years, where he served on the USS Pine Island and was part of Admiral Byrd’s Expedition to the South Pole. He spent 24 ½ years in the US Air Force during WW II, Korea and Vietnam. He also retired from the NC Department of Corrections Caledonia Prison after 20 years. Earnest loved God, his country, his family and friends, he loved calling the Charlie Beaver Talk Show, outspoken, little gruff, but had a heart of gold, a very generous and caring person. Earnest was also known as the candyman at First Citizens Bank and State Employees Credit Union. After retirement he and his wife traveled extensively.
He is survived by his wife: Mary Cohen Grubb of 63 years, whom he married on Flag Day, his sons: Howard M. Grubb and his fiancé April Trew of Thomasville, NC and Edward M. Grubb and his wife Tamara of Littleton; his daughters: Rebecca Faison and her husband Cecil, Debra Shaw and her husband Julian and Carolyn Keeter and her husband Terry all of Roanoke Rapids; his brother: Steve Grubb of Denton, NC; his sisters: Betty Robinson of Orlando, FL, Barbara Carrick of Denton, NC and Don Rea Keith of Sanford, NC; his grandchildren: Timothy Cain and his wife Candie, Lisa Cain, Bradley Keeter and his wife Stacy, Jerrad Keeter, Gavin Keeter and Victoria Grubb; his great-grandchildren: Wyatt, Ella and Aubree Cain, Landen and Logan Daniel, Lily and Lawsen Keeter, Payton and Brantley Griffin.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 P.M. Monday, January 4, 2016 in the chapel of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:30 P.M. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the home of his daughter Carolyn Keeter. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Open Door Fellowship, PO Box 1454, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870 or Pruitt Health and Hospice, 301 S. Church Street, #135, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
The family would also like to give a special thank you to the staff of Pruitt Health and Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.