Obituary Announcement


Dorothy Perdue Lampley

Mrs. Dorothy Pendry Perdue Lampley, 80, of Rockingham died Friday, September 26, 2014 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be 3:00 pm Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Sweet Haven Church with Rev. Mitchell Roller officiating. The family will greet friends from 6:00pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday at the church and other times at the home. There will be a graveside service at 4:00 pm Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Hall’s United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4302 North Fork Rd, Elliston, VA 24807.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sweet Haven Church, 424 Midway Rd, Rockingham, NC 28379. The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home, Wadesboro. Online condolences may be made at

Helen Harrison

Helen M. Harrison, 84, of Cumberland, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 13, 2014, with her loving family by her side. Being the wife of Reverend Joseph A. Harrison, she held various positions in the Pentecostal Holiness Church, one of which gave her much satisfaction as the Women’s Ministries President of the Pentecostal Holiness Appalachian Conference. Joe and Helen pastored churches in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, the last being in Galax and Austinville, Virginia. Helen was indeed a “Special Angel,” loved by all who knew her. Friends will be received at Covenant Life Christian Center, 15200 McMullen Hwy., Cresaptown, (adjacent to Food Lion/Hanna Plaza) on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, from 3 to 8 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at Covenant Life Christian Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Kevin Lamp, assisted by the Rev. Wesley Russ officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to CLCC, P.O. Box 81, Cumberland, MD 21502.

Rev. Jeanette Bishop

Rev. Jeanette Inez Bishop, 78, of Indian Valley, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the Indian Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. David Goad and Rev. Clyde Bishop officiating. Interment will follow in the Indian Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Maberry Funeral Home.

William J. “Bill” Johnson
(Rev. Eddie Johnson’s Father)

William “Bill” Johnson 86, of the Princeton Health Care Center died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital.  Survivors include three sons, Ronnie Johnson and wife Patricia, Rev. Eddie Johnson and wife Lisa, and Kenneth Johnson; one daughter, Sandra Wendel and husband Joe. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Rev. Eddie Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the Sandlick Cemetery with the Mercer County Veterans Council conducting military graveside rites. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

Rev. James Welch

Rev. James Welch, 65, of Bedford, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Visitation is Friday evening, March 14, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Burch-Messier Walnut Street Chapel. Funeral service is 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at  Cool Spring Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral  Home.


Barbara Joyce Kingrea-Wilson-Patrick
(Rev. Tom Patrick’s Wife)

The funeral arrangements for Rev. Tom Patrick’s wife are as follows:
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. at the Dublin Church of God. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. before the services. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. in the Fletcher Cemetery on Fletchers Mt. Road, Pearisburg, VA
The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements.


Rev. Dallas Jewell

Rev. Dallas Jewell passed away February 27, 2014. Brother Dallas loved the Lord and served him with his whole heart. Visitation for Dallas will be Saturday, March 1 from 6-8 pm at the Draper Valley PH Church. Funeral Service will be held Sunday, March 2 at 2 pm at the Draper Valley PH church.
The family is in the care of Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville, VA.

Rev. Rhonda Grubb

Rev. Rhonda Lee Grubb, 54, of Wytheville, VA passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013. Visitation is Monday, June 3, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. and the funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. All services are at New Covenant Fellowship Church.

For more information, please contact Grubb Funeral Home at (276) 228-3101.

Rev. Nina Franklin

Rev. Ms. Nina Franklin, the mother of Reverends Kenneth &  Richard Kingrea passed away, March  27, 2013. Sister Franklin was 89 years old and served the Lord with her whole  heart. The Viewing will be at Harbor of Hope Church Friday 03/29/13 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. The Funeral  Service will be at Harbor of Hope Church Saturday 03/30/13 at 12  Noon. A Private Burial in Roanoke, VA will be after Funeral Service.

Oakey’s  North, Peter’s Creek Road, Roanoke VA is handling the Funeral Arrangements.






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