Sanders Funeral Home

Our Response to COVID-19
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY- MARCH 23, 2020
As we are faced with the growing effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), Sanders Funeral Home is dedicated to abiding by the guidelines of the NC Board of Funeral Services along with the Center for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) to prevent the unintentional spread of germs.
In an effort to protect the health and safety of our families, the community, and staff as well, Sanders Funeral Home pursuant to Executive Order issued by Governor Roy Cooper on March 23, 2020, gatherings of 50 or more are prohibited in an inside or outside enclosed space. Know that every effort will be made to protect our families as we schedule our Services. We will discuss all available options with our families and collectively decide the best and most safe option.
In addition to best practice procedures and legal sanitation requirements already in place here at Sanders Funeral Home, we have incorporated the following guidelines by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) to prevent the unintentional spread of germs:

Cleaning hands with antibacterial soap and warm water for 20 seconds

Practicing social distancing

Requiring anyone exhibiting symptoms of illness to stay at home

Thoroughly cleaning hard surfaces and high-traffic areas

Limiting physical contact such as hugging, shaking hands, kissing on cheeks, and etc.

This is a difficult time for our nation and the families we serve as the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across the states. Sanders Funeral Home is more than obliged to answer questions and concerns regarding services to memorialize the death of your loved ones.
If you have any questions, we may be contacted at (919) 934-8416 or sandersfuneralhome@yahoo.com

Sincerely,
Sanders Funeral Home & Staff
For more information about COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov or https://www.who.it or https://www.ncdhhs.gov.


Our Obituaries

Jaram Ardmend Gill

April 11, 1996 - January 20, 2022


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Raul Anicua-Barrera

September 15, 1973 - January 18, 2022

Funeral Mass: Tuesday, January 25 10:00 AM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Interment: Tuesday January 25 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Clarence Laney, Sr.

January 9, 1934 - January 18, 2022

Wake : Sunday, January 23 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Howell's Chapel Church 214 E. Preston St. Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Monday, January 24 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Monday January 24 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Deanna Lynn Peterson Lee

July 26, 1972 - January 16, 2022


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William Ralph Sanders , Jr.

September 2, 1955 - January 14, 2022

Viewing : Friday, January 21 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation: Saturday, January 22 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Saturday, January 22 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577
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Rosa Mae Smith Hagans

April 5, 1948 - January 13, 2022

Graveside Service Wednesday, January 26 1:00 PM Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Zayne Veshawn Ali Barnes

January 10, 2022 - January 10, 2022

Funeral Service: Saturday, January 22 3:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Wilson Mills, NC 27593 Interment: Saturday January 22 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Sergio Samano-Espinoza

July 14, 1956 - January 10, 2022

Visitation: Saturday, January 15 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Pearlina Smith Jackson

September 23, 1926 - January 6, 2022

Pearlina Jackson was born in Mecklenburg County, VA on September 23, 1926, to the late Patrick Henry Smith and Emma Smith (King). She was affectionally known as Pearl, Silver Fox, and GG, short for Great Grandma. Pearlina transcended to her eternal home on Thursday, January 6, 2022, with her loving son Edward by her side. Pearlina attended school in the New York school system finishing at...
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Tabitha Strickland

June 1, 1990 - January 4, 2022

Tabitha Monqué Strickland, the youngest of four children, was born June 1, 1990 to Jimmie and Gwendolyn Strickland at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Smithfield, NC. On January 4, 2022, Tabitha departed this life at home in Raleigh NC. She was called from Labor to Reward. As the youngest, her earlier childhood years were filled with lots of pampering. Yes, she knew exactly how to charm her...
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Douglas Junior Terry

December 27, 1949 - January 3, 2022


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James Edward Williams

August 3, 1961 - January 1, 2022

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing."- 2 Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV) James Williams was born in Duplin county on August 3rd, 1961 to the late Oatha Robinson. He was...
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Kathay Ray Bullock

January 17, 1960 - January 1, 2022

Kathy Bullock born in Clayton, North Carolina & lived in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Kathy Bullock, Entered rest January 1, 2022, at the age of 61. Kathy Bullock was predeceased by her father Lariest Ray and mother Doris Ray and sister Monique Renee Ray. She was predeceased by her husband Reginald Bullock. Kathy Bullock was born January 17,1960 to Lariest Ray and Doris Ray. She attended...
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Thomas Junior Bodrick

February 21, 1963 - January 1, 2022

Thomas was born to the late Thomas Bodrick Sr. and Omie R. Utley on February 21, 1964, and departed this life on January 1, 2022. Thomas was preceded in death by his father and mother, Brothers Devoise Richardson, Frank Bodrick, and David Bodrick. He spent most of his life in Smithfield, NC. Thomas's occupations consist of painting, landscaping, brick masonry, and concrete work. Thomas also...
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Doretha Mae Godwin

November 14, 1950 - December 29, 2021

Doretha Mae Godwin was born November 14, 1950. She was the daughter of Dock Roger Godwin and Carrie Mae McKinnon Godwin. Doretha transitioned on Wednesday, November 29, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Doretha was born in Smithfield, North Carolina, which is where she was educated and worked. She was raised and resided in Selma, North Carolina. Doretha became a Certified Nursing...
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Angelica Celestine Hagans Moore

December 17, 1974 - December 29, 2021

Angelica Celestine Hagans-Moore (lovingly called "Tiny") was born on December 17, 1974 to the late Kenneth Hagans (preceded in death) and Jean Hagans. Angelica grew up in Selma, NC and later moved to Smithfield, NC. She attended Johnston County Public Schools until 1993. Angelica later worked in management for several store chains in the local area. On a particular day at her grandmother's house...
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Helen Gladys Bryant

March 2, 1929 - December 27, 2021

Helen Gladys Yarn Bryant, the first daughter of the late Ruth and Henry Yarn, was born March 2, 1929 in Johnston County. She peacefully departed this life of natural causes on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Brian Center Southpoint in Durham, NC at the age of 92. Raised in Smithfield, NC she spent most of her life in Johnston County. She attended Short Journey Elementary School in Johnston County...
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Albert "Brock'' Atkinson

December 28, 1938 - December 25, 2021

Mr. Albert (Brock) Atkinson, Jr. was born to late Lidde W. Atkinson and Albert Atkinson in Princeton, NC on December 28,1938. He departed his earthly home on December 25, 2021 at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He was preceded in death by his brothers Reginald F. Atkinson, Karlton Atkinson, Curtis Atkinson, Sr., and nephew Eric F. Atkinson. Albert (Brock) attended Princeton...
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Martin Bautista Velasquez

April 4, 1998 - December 25, 2021

Sera velado: Jueves 30 de diciembre y viernes 31 de diciembre 7:00 pm hasta la mañana del viernes 31 de diciembre a las 08:30 am Centro Parroquial de Santa Ana 4057 U.S. 70 Bus Clayton, NC 27520 Misa fúnebre: Viernes 31 de diciembre 10:00 am Iglesia católica de Santa Ana 4057 U.S. 70 Bus Clayton, NC 27520 Entierro Viernes 31 de diciembre Sunset Memorial Park Smithfield,...
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Harold Keith Williams, Jr.

September 15, 1963 - December 24, 2021

Obituary for Harold Keith Williams, Jr. Mr. Williams was born on September 15, 1963 in El Paso, TX to Harold K. Williams, Sr. and Dorothy J. Williams. He was a resident of Jacksonville, FL at the time of his passing. He was a "Gentle Giant" who was very friendly and kind. He never met a stranger and always willing to help anyone. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Dorothy J....
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Doris Faye Simms Frazier

October 1, 1933 - December 22, 2021

Visitation Friday, December 31 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Online Webcast January 01, 2022 2:00 PM Mrs. Doris Faye Simms Frazier's Service Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82754058457?pwd=SmZLTFdTVzFMQUtBNkVmb1RBQlR6dz09 Meeting ID: 827 5405 8457 Passcode: 144000 Telephone Tie Line (646) 558...
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Joel Leonard Smith

May 6, 1988 - December 21, 2021

Visitation: Tuesday, December 28 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Potter's House Outreach Ministries 4900 Bunnlevel-Erwin Rd, Erwin, NC In State: Wednesday, December 29 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Mt. Pisgah Freewill Baptist Church 145 Prospect Church Rd Erwin, NC 28339 Funeral Service: Wednesday, December 29 1:00 PM Mt. Pisgah Freewill Baptist Church 145 Prospect Church Rd Erwin, NC 28339 ...
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Williar Grace Williams

October 31, 1941 - December 21, 2021

Visitation: Monday, December 27 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Monday, December 27 1:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Monday December 27 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Naomi Sasser

June 30, 1924 - December 21, 2021

Visitation: Monday, December 27 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Graveside Service Tuesday, December 28 10:00 AM Fremont Cemetery 174 Winding Branch Avenue Fremont , NC
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Eric Dante Johnson

July 7, 1965 - December 18, 2021


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Henry Bennett

July 8, 1938 - December 13, 2021

Visitation: Friday, December 17 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home 806 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Viewing: Saturday, December 18 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Saturday, December 18 12:00 PM New Generation Christian Church 4423 Wilson Mill Rd Smithfield, NC 27577
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Sarah Etheline McDaniel Yard

October 26, 1934 - December 11, 2021

Viewing Thursday, December 16 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation Thursday, December 16 6:00 PM Sarah Community Center Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service Friday, December 17 1:00 PM St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 218 S 2nd St, Smithfield, NC Interment Friday December 17 Sunset Smithfield,...
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Kenneth Wayne Austene

May 6, 1971 - December 9, 2021


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James Stedman Womack

September 4, 1945 - December 4, 2021

Visitation: Saturday, December 11 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 500 South Pollock Street Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Saturday, December 11 2:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 500 South Pollock Street Selma , NC 27576 Interment: Saturday December 11 Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Thomas Earl Duncan

February 28, 1978 - November 25, 2021

Visitation: Friday, December 10 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Saturday, December 11 11:00 AM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Interment: Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Alisia Maria Flonard

June 16, 1972 - November 23, 2021

Our beloved queen, Alisia Maria Flonard was born on June 16, 1972 to parents Amanda Rose & Raymond Flonard in Queens, New York. Growing up in St. Albans Queens, Alisia was definitely the light in many peoples lives. As a young teen she was the life of the party and popular amongst many. She gained the name Lyte as she was full of it, she knew how to shine just enough for us to see in our darkest...
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Billy Harold Newton

January 28, 1943 - November 23, 2021

Visitation: Wednesday, December 01 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Wake: Thursday, December 02 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM St Peter's Disciples Church Of Christ 1011 Massey St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Thursday, December 02 12:00 PM St Peter's Disciples Church Of Christ 1011 Massey St. Smithfield, NC 27577...
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Jacqueline McAllister

December 14, 1934 - November 23, 2021

Jacqueline Ruffin McAllister, 86, was born to the late O'berry and Acolia Ruffin on the late O'berry and Acolia Ruffin on December 14, 1934. She departed this life December 14, 1934. She departed this life November 23, 2021 at Smithfield Manor November 23, 2021 at Smithfield Manor Nursing Home in Smithfield, NC. Nursing Home in Smithfield, NC. She received her salvation in June 15, 2018.She...
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Lola Mae Atkinson Earp

August 15, 1932 - November 21, 2021

Visitation: Friday, November 26 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Saturday, November 27 1:00 PM Powerhouse of Prayer 200 S. Massey St. Selma, NC 27576 Interment: Saturday November 27 Price Cemetery Selma, NC 27576
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Beth Ellen Albert Hilton

January 16, 1954 - November 21, 2021

Charlotte, NC – Beth Albert Hilton, 67, of Charlotte, NC, passed away at SECU Hospice House of Johnson County, in Smithfield, NC on Nov. 20, 2021. She had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer 4 weeks earlier. Originally from Portland, ME, Beth is survived by her two sons: Jason Hilton of Estes Park, CO and Timothy Hilton of Raleigh, NC; her two sisters: Elise Albert of Milwaukie, OR and...
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Darlene Best

May 6, 1953 - November 18, 2021


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Jose Manuel Espinosa

March 11, 1982 - November 17, 2021

Jose Espinosa, 39, born in Tampa, Florida on March 11 1982, passed away on November 17 2021. Preceded in death by parents Severa & Reyes Espinosa, brothers Rafael & Aurelio Zapata, brother in law Martin Varela and uncle Magdaleno Medina. Survived by siblings Juana Varela of TX, Maria Zapata of Smithfield, Sabino Zapata of Four Oaks and Oscar Medina of Benson. He also leaves behind a host of...
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Brenda Faye Wilkerson O'Neal

September 9, 1948 - November 14, 2021


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Raymond Joseph Glisson III

September 6, 1974 - November 13, 2021


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James Robert Fridie

December 10, 1923 - November 13, 2021

Interment with Military Honors Friday, November 19 12:00 PM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro, NC
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Bonnie Sue Artis Pender

April 27, 1958 - November 13, 2021

Visitation: Friday, November 19 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service: Saturday, November 20 11:00 AM Powerhouse of Prayer 200 S. Massey St. Selma, NC 27576 Interment: Saturday November 20 Price Cemetery Selma, NC 27576
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Santos Guillermo Sanchez Mendez

February 10, 1958 - November 12, 2021


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Edna Earle Williams

April 11, 1937 - November 12, 2021

Visitation Monday, November 15 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service Tuesday, November 16 2:00 PM St Peter's Disciples Church Of Christ 1011 Massey St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment Tuesday November 16 Hillside Newton Grove, NC 28366
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Larry Darnell Dixon

July 21, 1952 - November 8, 2021

Visitation: Saturday, November 13 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Sunday, November 14 2:30 PM Red Hill United Church of Christ 10412 Buffalo Rd Clayton , NC 27527
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David Junior Holder

January 2, 1964 - November 6, 2021

Visitation Saturday, November 20 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Antonio Lee Bryant

May 27, 1972 - November 4, 2021


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John Allen Campbell

April 4, 1960 - November 4, 2021


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Ronald Edward Vecellio

December 7, 1940 - November 3, 2021


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Emory Harrison Ingram

October 8, 1940 - November 2, 2021

Visitation: Tuesday, November 09 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Wednesday, November 10 1:00 PM Rest Haven Smithfield, NC 27577
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Bernice Dunn

February 16, 1947 - November 1, 2021

Viewing : Monday, November 08 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Visitation: Tuesday, November 09 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM Lee's Crossroad Missionary Baptist Church 525 Lake Wendell Rd. Wendell, NC 27591 Funeral Service: Tuesday, November 09 1:00 PM Lee's Crossroad Missionary Baptist Church 525 Lake Wendell Rd. ...
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Bernardo Tomas Vielmas Carmona

December 21, 1947 - October 30, 2021

Visitation Friday, November 05 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Saturday, November 06 11:00 AM Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Fred Thomas

July 28, 1939 - October 30, 2021

Visitation: Monday, November 08 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Faith Tabernacle Church of Deliverance 5390 Hwy 39 North Selma, NC 27576 Funeral Service: Monday, November 08 1:00 PM Faith Tabernacle Church of Deliverance 5390 Hwy 39 North Selma, NC 27576
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Jose Rigoberto Resendiz Rocha

June 11, 1983 - October 24, 2021

Funeral Mass: Sunday, November 07 3:00 PM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Visitation: Sunday, November 07 4:00 PM Parish Center 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520
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Luis Flores

September 6, 1962 - October 24, 2021

Mr. Luis Flores leaves to cherish memories his sons: Luis Flores and Eric Acosta Flores, his daughters; Patricia Acosta Flores and Racheal Acosta Flores Martinez, his Sisters; Martina and Dolores Flores and his brothers; Juan and Juan T. Flores. Visitation: Thursday, November 04 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Parish Center 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Graveside Service: Friday,...
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Kianna Ciera Williams

October 8, 1987 - October 23, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Visitation: Sunday, October 31 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM A Touch From Above Faith Center 654 Main St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593 Funeral Service: Sunday, October 31 1:00 PM A Touch From Above Faith Center 654 Main St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593
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James Atlas Burnette

February 4, 1964 - October 23, 2021


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Stanley Alan Jones

October 12, 1936 - October 23, 2021


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Mable Anderson Goodman

April 1, 1940 - October 16, 2021

Visitation: Friday, October 22 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Saturday, October 23 12:00 PM Piney Green Cemetery 2937 W. Darden Rd. Newton Grove, NC 28366
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Eusebio Rodriguez-Montoya

August 14, 1981 - October 15, 2021

Visitation: Friday, October 22 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Parish Center 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Mass: Friday, October 22 11:00 AM Saint Ann Catholic Church 4057 US - 70 Bus Clayton, NC, NC 27520 Interment: Friday October 22 Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Donald Ray McMillan , Sr.

August 10, 1959 - October 15, 2021

Visitation: Tuesday, October 19 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Viewing : Wednesday, October 20 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Temple Of Praise Pentecostal Church of Deliverance 306 East. Second Street. Kenly, NC 27542 Funeral Service: Wednesday, October 20 11:00 AM Temple Of Praise Pentecostal Church of Deliverance ...
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Roberta Granados Martinez

May 8, 1934 - October 12, 2021


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Joyce Payne

June 16, 1951 - October 10, 2021


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Vickie Lynn Alt

April 24, 1966 - October 5, 2021


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Lina Mae Altman

June 19, 1920 - September 30, 2021

Visitation: Wednesday, October 06 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Wake: Thursday, October 07 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Western Assembly Disciples 9766 U.S. 701 Newton Grove, NC 28366 (910) 594-0397 Funeral Service: Thursday, October 07 1:00 PM Western Assembly Disciples 9766 U.S. 701 Newton Grove, NC 28366 ...
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RayéShawn Monta Hodges

January 3, 2004 - September 29, 2021

Visitation: Friday, October 15 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Johnston Central Alumni Center 1110 Massey St Smithfield, NC 27577 Funeral Service: Friday, October 15 1:00 PM Johnston Central Alumni Center 1110 Massey St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Edward Eugene Marrow

January 5, 1990 - September 26, 2021


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Landus Woodrow Terry

February 25, 1925 - September 26, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Visitation: Thursday, September 30 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the...
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Elizabeth Marie Pollard Vilchis

December 15, 1953 - September 25, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Funeral Service: Sunday, September 26 3:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Patricia Anne Johnson Watson

September 20, 1953 - September 25, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Funeral Service: Thursday, September 30 12:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment: Thursday, September 30 Living Hope Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Lucama, NC
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Michael Decarius Patterson

February 14, 1953 - September 24, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Visitation Friday, October 01 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Interment Wednesday, October 06 2:00 PM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro, NC
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Diane Claretta Whitley Ferrell

July 24, 1954 - September 22, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Visitation: Sunday, September 26 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM First Missionary Baptist Church 810 Durant St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593 Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No...
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Debra Jean Morgan

April 3, 1963 - September 14, 2021

Visitation: Friday, September 24 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Saturday, September 25 2:00 PM Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church 1691 Barber Mill Rd Clayton, NC 27520
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Agnes Marie Bryant Hinton

April 8, 1959 - September 12, 2021

Agnes Marie Hinton (62), gained her wings on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Johnston Health of Clayton, NC. Agnes Marie Hinton received her education from the Johnston County Public School System, graduating from South Johnston High School where she was involved in several sports such as track and softball. Throughout her life she enjoyed working at J.R. Outlets in Selma, NC. She also love to...
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Christian Hopper

January 14, 2002 - September 11, 2021

Obituary Christian James (CJ) Hopper was born on January 14, 2002 as the second child to Ms. Cynthia Hopper of Bronx, NY and Mr. Izell James (Jimmy) Hopper ll of Dayton, OH. From his earliest days, it was easy to see that Christian would one day become a strong and lovable man. He grew up in Johnston County, North Carolina and was very proud to be a southern boy. Fun was definitely in his DNA as...
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Bryan Mendoza Lara

February 16, 1999 - September 11, 2021

Visitation Friday, September 17 8:00 PM to 10:00 AM Family's Home 2113 N. Webb St. Apt A. Selma Selma , NC 27576 Graveside Service Saturday, September 18 11:00 AM Selma Memorial Gardens Selma, NC 27576
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Andres Lopez Perez

February 17, 1974 - September 10, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions, all attendees must wear a mask whether attending the viewing or the services. No Exceptions. Visitation Saturday, September 25 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
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Edward Canterbury, Jr.

April 6, 1947 - September 7, 2021


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Bennie Smith, Jr.

May 21, 1960 - September 7, 2021

Bennie Vernon Smith, Jr. was born on May 21, 1960 in Johnston County. He was born to the late Bennie V. Smith, Sr. and Lillie Beatrice Smith of the home in Clayton, NC. Bennie graduated from Clayton High School, Class of 1979 Bennie Leaves to mourn(sister) Renee Marcella Smith Goldsboro, NC. (Brother) Rodney (Lavonia) Smith, Winston- Salem, NC. (Sister) Rhonda Kay Smith of the home. Two Foster...
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Kaltau Kamon Brown

November 1, 1974 - September 5, 2021

Kaltau Kamon Brown better known as Tootie Boot was born in Osceola, Arkansas on November 1, 1974. He was called home on September 5, 2021. He will proceed in death along side both sets of grandparents and his baby brother, Quinton Brown. He leaves behind a special friend, Crystal Mitchell of Zebulon, NC. He also leaves behind his father Luther and mother Erie Brown of Four Oaks, NC. 5 kids,...
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Brian Jones

November 3, 1975 - September 3, 2021

Brian was my older brother, almost 10 years in fact. In my earliest memories of him, he was that silly older brother who could make the best noises; he had Donald duck down perfectly and would always be able to get me laughing like a child. Our father Daniel Sr passed away when I was 6 and Brian was 16 so there is a gap where Brian went to live with his mother. Thanks to social media, we grew...
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Lashonda Renee Dobbins Knight

October 13, 1976 - September 1, 2021

Walk Through Viewing Only (not to exceed 10 people at once): Tuesday, September 07 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Service Wednesday, September 08 2:00 PM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment Wednesday, September 08 Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Dierda Delores Clements

November 4, 1994 - August 30, 2021

Visitation: Saturday, September 04 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Faith Center 654 Main St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593 Funeral Service: Saturday, September 04 2:00 PM Faith Center 654 Main St. Wilson's Mills, NC 27593 Interment: Saturday, September 04 Pleasant Grove Cemetery Morphus Bridge Rd, Wendell, NC 27591
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Victor Hugo Blanco Mier

April 1, 1976 - August 27, 2021

Visitation: Friday, September 03 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Funeral Mass: Friday, September 03 1:00 PM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520
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Mattie Vivian Hill Williams

August 10, 1928 - August 27, 2021

Vivian H. Williams was the youngest of seven children born to Rev. Winfred Steward Hill and Mattie Harvey Hill. She was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina on August 10, 1928, Sunset August 27, 2021. Vivian always loved being in the church. As the story goes, she as a young child would hold her own church service singing and preaching. She met her lifelong partner, Bennie Williams, through an...
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Johnnie Lee Lassiter

February 25, 1935 - August 24, 2021

Johnnie Lee Lassiter was born on February 25, 1935, to the late Wiley Lassiter and Mary Ellen Edmundson Lassiter in Wayne county, North Carolina. After a brief illness, Johnnie was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 24, 2021, in Smithfield, NC. Johnnie as a child was affectionately called "Bud". After losing his mother at the age of 6, Johnnie lived with his father and his...
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Orlando Portano-Olea

February 24, 2002 - August 22, 2021

Funeral Mass: Friday, August 27 3:00 PM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520 Visitation: Friday, August 27 7:00 PM to 8:00 AM Family's Home 2504 Hula Ct. Trl 43, Raleigh, NC 27610 Interment: Saturday, August 28 Price Cemetery Selma, NC
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Jeremy Sheltone Hinton

February 17, 1986 - August 21, 2021


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Anselmo Autunez Nunez

October 9, 1959 - August 21, 2021

Visitation: Saturday, August 28 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Sunday, August 29 10:00 AM Sunset Smithfield, NC 27577
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Otis Junior Giles

October 7, 1964 - August 17, 2021

Otis Junior Giles was born October 7, 1964 and departed his life on August 17, 2021. He was born to Gladys Smith and Bobby Giles of Benson, NC. Otis was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Smith and his brother, Roger Smith. Otis grew up in Benson, NC and attended South Johnston High School in the 80s. He later met and married the love of his life of 35 years. He attended God's House of...
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Erieka Denise Lamberth

November 15, 1984 - August 13, 2021

Visitation: Thursday, August 19 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Graveside Service: Friday, August 20 11:00 AM Forest Hill Clayton, NC 27520
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Carlos Silva

March 1, 1971 - August 10, 2021

Visitation: Friday, August 13 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Funeral Mass: Saturday, August 14 11:00 AM St. Ann's Catholic Church 4057 U.S. 70 Business Clayton, NC 27520
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Homer Grimes , Jr.

January 21, 1937 - August 7, 2021

Funeral Service: Friday, August 13 12:00 PM First Baptist Church 202 S 4th St, Smithfield, NC 27577 Interment with Military Honors: Friday, August 13 Riverside Cemetery Smithfield, NC 27577
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Susie Lee Alford

November 25, 1959 - August 7, 2021

Visitation Monday, August 16 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416
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Jose Elias Andrade Munguia

July 20, 1943 - August 2, 2021

Elias Andrade, 78, of Smithfield, NC, formerly of Morristown, NJ passed away on August 2nd at Johnson Medical Center after a valiant battle with lung cancer. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation service which will be on Friday, August 6th from 6:30-9:30pm at the Sanders Funeral home in Smithfield, North Carolina. All Visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings. ...
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Fernando Camillo "Pee Wee" Williams

September 9, 1960 - July 26, 2021

Walk Through Viewing Only (not to exceed 10 people at once): Monday, August 02 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 Visitation: Tuesday, August 03 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Bentonville Disciple Church 8566 Devils Racetrack Rd Four Oaks, NC 27524 Funeral Service: Tuesday, August 03 1:00 PM Bentonville Disciple Church 8566 Devils...
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Tracy Yvette Harris

March 11, 1971 - July 24, 2021

Memorial Service: Saturday, July 31 11:00 AM Shiloh Christian Church 211 Durham St. Smithfield, NC 27577
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Larry Donnell Stevens

June 25, 1953 - July 19, 2021

Visitation: Thursday, July 22 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sanders Funeral Home Chapel 806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577 (919) 934-8416 Interment with Military Honors: Friday, July 23 12:00 PM Eastern Carolina Veterans State Cemetery 164 Long Plant Farm Rd. Goldsboro, NC
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Ciara Nicole Gee

November 19, 2000 - July 18, 2021

Message from Chancellor: Passing of Beloved Eagle Ciara Gee By Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye Posted July 19, 2021, 4:37 PM Dear NCCU Community: I am saddened to inform you of the passing of beloved Eagle Ciara Gee, 20, a junior kinesiology major. Ciara passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021, in a tragic car accident. A native of Raleigh N.C., Ciara was known to be a positive influence...
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Johnny Lewis Holliday

September 2, 1959 - July 15, 2021

God gave him his first breath on September 2, 1959, and allowed him his last breath on July 15, 2021. Johnny Lewis Holliday was born to the late Henry Louis Holliday and Janie Mae Holliday on September 2, 1959, at Good Hope Hospital in Erwin, North Carolina. He is preceded in death by both parents and a son Mitchell Lewis Holliday. Johnny attended Benson Chapel Church at an early age. Later...
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