Obituaries of Viverettes and Related Individuals

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OBIT -Rocky Mount Evening Telegram, dated 7 Feb 1955: ANDREW J. VIVERETTE - Andrew Jackson "uncle Bob" Viverette, 92, a retired contractor, died Sunday morning in a local hospital. He had suffered a stroke at his home here Wednesday. Funeral services were held this afternoon at Gay's Funeral Home in charge of the Rev. Douglas Branch, pastor of the First Baptist Church, assisted by the Rev. Tom White, Baptist minister of Sharpsburg and Elder J. T. Williams, Primitive Baptist minister of Elm City. Mr. Viverette is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Rosa Ward of Route 2, Rocky Mount; four sons G. W., L. D., and N. L. Viverette all of Sharpsburg and C. W. Viverette of Rocky Mount; three half sisters, Mrs. Mandy Parker of Elm City, Mrs. Fannie Jordan of Elm City, RFD and Mrs. Dovie Batts of Wilson; one half-brother Dock Viverette of Elm City, RFD --grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

George G. Viverette Funeral services for George Guy Viverette of 1324 Mordecai Drive will be held at 2:30 o'clock today[no date given]at the Mitchell Funeral Home chapel with Dr. F. Orion Mixon, pastor of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, officiating. Buriel will follow In Montlawn. Mr. Viverette., who died in Wilmington Wednesday afternoon after a short illness, was a native of Halifax County. He moved to Raliegh approximately 19 months ago and owned property here and at Carolina Beach. Pallbearers will be nephews, it was announced last night. Names were not immediately available. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Blanche Whitehead Viverette; four daughters, Mrs. O. C. Penny of Raleigh, Mrs. J. L. Henderson of Littleton, Mrs. O. B. Bloomer of Whitakers and Mrs. M. J. Beane of Silver Springs, Md; five sons, Ernest E. Viverette of Raleigh, Glenn G. Viverette of Oaktown, Va., George T. Viverette of Washington, D. C. and Hugh J. Viverette and Roland G. Viverette, both of Raleigh; four brothers, S. S. Viverette and L. J. Viverette, both of Enfield, J. A. Viverette of Battleboro and J. J. Viverette of Raleigh; and several grandchildren

Rocky Mount Telegram - Letha V. Baker
Letha V. Baker, 87, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 1996. She was born July 5, 1909, in Nash County, daughter of the late John N. and Susan Batchelor Viverette. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Calvin Baker and a son, Sam Futrelle Baker. She was a member of Sandy Cross Methodist Church. Surviving: daughters, Dorothy B. Davis of Nashville Francese B. Joyner of Sandy Cross, Beatrice B. Little of Valdease, Vivian B. Cockrell of Easonburg, Sybil L. Baker of the home, Beulah B. House of Sandy Cross, Madelle Baker of Raleigh; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Baker Family Cemetery in Sandy Cross, with the Rev. Reuben Batchelor officiating. The family will receive friends from- 7- to 8:30 pn. today at Johnson Funeral Home, Sunset Ave., other times at the home of Pete and Francese Joyner, 5674 Sandy Cross.

Sidney Clyde Jordan, Sr.
Sidney Clyde Jordan, Sr., 81, of 312 Sumter Avenue, Carolina Beach, N.C, formerly of Rocky Mount died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 1995, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C. He was born on Sept. 8,1914, in Elm City, NC,and was the son of the late John Randall Jordan and Fannie Viverette Jordan. Clyde Jordan is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sallie Todd Jordan, of the home; son, Sid Jordan, Jr., of Wilmington; daughter, Judy L Harritan and her husband Don of Whiteville; and daughter, Nancy L. Jordan of Garner. Also surviving are four grandsons Sid Jordan III of Wilmington & Rick Hufhan of Wendell, Vance Harritan of Whitville and Mark Harritanof Whiteville; and one great grandson, Cody of Wendell. He also survived by his brother, Charlie Jordan of Elm City and his sister Estelle Jordan Wood of Rocky Mount. Mr. Jordan was a veteran of World War II and served in the U. S. Army. In 1979, he retired as an Engineer from Seaboard Coast Line Railroad after 37 years employment. He was a member of the Railroad Old Timers Club, the Order of the Eastern Star (Federal Point Chapter), and the AF & AM (Federal Point Lodge). He was an active member of the Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.28, at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel, 4108 -South College Road, Wilmington, N.C. , Graveside services with Masonic Rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Nov. 29, at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery on Shipyard Boulevard in Wilmington, by Dr. Robert C. Bankhead, with Masonic Rites accorded by Federal Point Lodge No. 753. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Carolina Beach Presbyterian church, 1209 N. Lake park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, N. C. 28428

The Nashville Graphic, dated 8 January 1914: Other Local News: Mr. Jack Batchelor, a former resident of Nash county, but who for some years has been residing in Edgecombe County near Sharpsburg, died at his home in that county on Friday afternoon, having attained the age of about seventy-two years. The deceased was a brother of the late V. B. Batchelor of Nashville.

Obit - Evening Telegram - 2 April 1941 - M. B. Batchelor - Sharpsburg Man Dies at Home: Funeral on Thursday: Sharpsburg April 2 - M. B. Batchelor, 74 of route one, died suddenly last night at 11 O'clock. funeral services will be held at four o"clock Thursday afternoon from his home. Rev. J. F. Gaddy of North Rocky Mount Baptist church, will have charge and interment will be in the family cemetery near the home. Surviving are three daughters. Mrs. Frank Morris of Wilson. Mrs. Rosa Surles, of route one, Sharpsburg, and Grace Batchelor, of Raleigh; one son. Clyde Batchelor, of the home; six brothers L. W., M. A., D. W., N. D., C. B., and O. T., all of near Sharpsburg, and four sisters, Mrs. Tansy Williams, Mrs. Florence Robbins, Mrs. Henrietta Armstrong, and Mrs. Ada Williams, all of near Sharpsburg.

Obit - Evening Telegram dated 15 April 1948: L. W. Batchelor, 79 Dies in Edgecombe. Levi Wright Batchelor, 79, well known retired Edgecombe farmer who resided on the Old Wilson Road, died at his home early this afternoon following an illness of some time with heart trouble. funeral services will be conducted from the home at 3:30 Friday afternoon by the Rev. Bunn Ferrel, Free Will baptist minister. Burial will follow in Pineview cemetery here. Survivors include the widow, the former Fatina Weaver of Wilson County, one son, Joseph Batchelor of Farmville; and two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Baker Wilson of Rocky Mount and Mrs. George Vick of the home. Several brothers and sisters also survived. (Note son Carl A. was already deceased.)

Obituary - Rocky Mount, NC Evening Telegram, Thurs. 1 July 1954. M. A. Batchelor Taken By Death: Sharpsburg - M. A. Batchelor, 80, of Sharpsburg, died at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday following an illness of nine months. Funeral services will be conducted from the home at 3 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Tom White, pastor of the local Baptist church, assisted by the Rev. Richard Collins of Rocky Mount. Burial will be in the Pineview cemetery in Rocky Mount. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Batchelor and a native of Nash County. He has been in business in Sharpsburg since 1907. He was married to Tassie Hedgepeth of Nash County. Survivors include his wife; one son, M. A. Batchelor, Jr., of Sharpsburg; three daughers, Miss Reba Batchelor of the home, Mrs. L. R. Harris of Clay City, Ill,, and Mrs. J. D. Barkley of Sharpsburg; one brother, C. B. Batchelor of Sharpsburg; and two sisters, Mrs. Sol Armstrong of Red Oak and Mrs. E. K. Williams of Enfield. Pallbearers for the funeral will be the following nephews: Herman Batchelor, Lester Batchelor, Joe Batchelor, Manuel Williams, Jack Edwards and Sol Williams.

Obit - Evening Telegram, dated 14 October 1942: D. W. Batchelor Taken by Death Sharpsburg Resident Dies After Illness. Dorsey William Batchelor, 66, well known Sharpsburg merchant and farmer of Nash county, died in a local hospital yesterday afternoon after a lengthy illness. Batchelor formerly operated a store and gin near Whitakers with his brother, M. A. Batchelor but later moved to Sharpsburg where he was living at the time of his death. He was a deacon in the Baptist Church of Sharpsburg. He was born 16 July 1876. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Dora Smith of near Whitakers to whom he was married in January 1906; four sons. Lester M., Kenneth, Kirk and Odell Batchelor all of Sharpsburg; three grandchildren, Lester Jean, Kenneth Edward and Jimmie Batchelor of Sharpsburg; four brothers, Clayton, O. B., M. A., and Lee W. Batchelor of Sharpsburg; and four sisters, Mrs. E. K. Williams of Enfield, Mrs. R. S. Armstrong of Dortches, Mrs. John Williams, and Mrs. W. W. Robbins of Sharpsburg. Funeral services will be held from the home Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock with the Rev. C. H. Myers, Baptist minister of Cherau, S. C., officiating. Interment will follow in Pineview cemetery here. Active pallbearers will be Cameron Vestal, Sam Weaver, H. P. Massengill, Johnnie Gay, C. W. Parker and J. D. Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be J. W. Robbins, J. H. Braswell, H. C. Cobb, R. I. Robbins, E . P. Weaver, Berry Davis, John Dawes, Isaac Page, Wilton Pridgen, Bernard Faulkner, W. H. Sills, E. D. Riley, Russell Braswell, Dr. M. S. Stone, Dr. E. S. Boice, W. S. Wilkinson and J. F. Davis.

Obit - Evening Telegram 26 March 1942: N. D. Batchelor Dies in Sharpsburg N. D. Batchelor died this morning at his home in Sharpsburg after a short illness. Survivng are his wife Mrs. Roxie Batchelor, one daughter, Mrs. Roger Page, Jr. both of Sharpsburg: five brothers M. A., D. W., O. T., C. B. and Lee Batchelor all of Sharpsburg. Four sisters. Mrs. Ada Williams of Enfield, Mrs. Henrietta Armstrong of Dortches, Mrs. Florence Robbins and Mrs. T. Williams of Sharpsburg. Funeral arrangements have not been completed but the service will be held tomorrow from the home. Burial will follow in Pineview cemetery, Rocky Mount.

Obituary - No date - CLAYTON B. BATCHELOR Sharpsburg - Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday for Clayton B. Batchelor, 82 prominent citizen and farmer, who died Monday. The Rev. R. L. collins a former pastor of Sharpsburg Baptist Church, now of Elm Grove Baptist Church, will officiate at Sharpsburg Baptist church. Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount. The body will remain at Johnson Funeral Home until one hour prior to services. The following nephews will serve as pallbearers: Herman Batchelor, Jack Edwards, Lester Batchelor, Sol Williams, Jack Williams, and Odell Batchelor. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. M. L. Stone, Dr. S. E. Way, and Dr. O. E. Bell. Friends may call at the home in Sharpsburg. Batchelor was son of the late A. J. and Elouisa Viverette Batchelor, and a member of Sharpsburg Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, the former Daisy Lancester; a daughter, Mrs. W. B. Simpson of Winston-Salem; two grandchidren and two great - grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Heneritta Armstrong of Dortches, and Mrs. Ada Williams of Enfield.

Evening Telegram - Obit - No date: Mrs. Henrietta Armstrong. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. for Mrs. Henrietta Batchelor Armstrong, 80, who died Thursday. Elder D. B. Stokes will officiate at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. burial will be in Pineview Cemetery. Surviving are three sons, Jack and M. A. Armstrong, both of Rocky Mount, L. C. Armstrong of Raleigh; four daughtrers, Mrs. Clyde Douglas and Mrs. Thomas C. Allen, both of Raleigh, Mrs. Frances Coffey of Rocky Mount and Mrs. Kathleen Jenkins of Maysville; a sister, Mrs. Ernest Williams of Enfield; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Armstrong, a Nash County native, was wife of Robert S. Armstrong, who died in 1966. She was a members of Falls Primitive Baptist Church. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.

Obit - Evening Telegram - No date: Octavius T. Batchelor Amanda Lucinda Stallings, daughter of Meedy Alonzo Stallings and wife Elmira Proctor, was born on Febuary 8, 1892. On December 6, 1911, she married Octavius Talmadge Batchelor, son of Andrew Jackson Batchelor and wife Louiza Viverette. He was born on 24 Nov, 1889 and died 23 January 1950. Children of Octavius and Amanda Batchelor: 1. Meedy Herman Batchelor was born March 5, 1913. He married Florence May. 2. Mildred Stallings Batchelor was born on May 6, 1914. She married Hoyt Lee McKenzie. 3. George Douglas Batchelor was born on November 19, 1917. He married Hazel Lewis. 4. Oscar Conway Batchelor was born on March 29, 1922. He married Alma Ruth Williford. 5. Octovius Talmadge Batchelor, Jr., was born on February 1925. 6. Andrew Jackson Batchelor was born on January 30, 1933. 7. Robert Bruce Batchelor was born on October 12, 1934.


OBIT, Rocky Mount Evening Telegram 9 May 1956 - MRS. AMANDA PARKER - ELM CITY Funeral rites for Mrs. Amanda Parker, 90 of Elm City, who died Monday night in a Rocky Mount hospital, were conducted at Elm City Baptist Church at 11 a.m. today. Burial was in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Surviving are one son, John J. Wells of Rocky Mount; two sisters, Mrs. W. E. Batts of Wilson and Mrs. Fannie Jordan of Elm C ity and one brother, Doc Viverette of Elm City.

Obit: Stanton S. Viverette, Jr age 64, died 12 June 1996. He was born 27 July 1931. Survivors: wife, Margaret Bissette Viverette; daughters, Deobrah Horne of Wilson, Janet Wheeler of Elm City; Grandchildren, Christopher and Mitchell Wheeler, Andrew Horne; sister, Dorothy Johnson of Enfield; brother, Don and Randolph Viverette of Enfield, Sammy Viverette of Greenville, Alvin Viverette of Wake Forest. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner's Funeral Home. Rev. Eddie Price officiating. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 - 9 p.m. today at Joyner's Funeral Home, other times at 211 Grace Drive. Memorials may be made to Hometown Hospice, P. O. Box 2303, Wilson, NC 27893.

Margaret Viverette Daniel, 70, died Friday, Dec 13, 1996. Born on July 3, 1926, she was the only daughter of the late Walter and Minnie Lee Viverette. She was a member of Englewood Church. Surviving: husband, Thomas E. Daniel, of the residence; two sons and daughters -in-law, Darryl and Wanda Daniel, of Rocky Mount and Jeffrey and Karen Daniel, of Charlotte; daughter and son-in-law Carol and Blythe Branch of Rocky Mount; sister-in-law Hilda Daniel of Rocky Mount; and three granddaughters, Lauren Daniel, Deborah Daniel and Kathryn Daniel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Johnson Funeral Home on Sunset Avenue with the Rev. Stephen M. Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home and at other times as 232 Tyson Ave. Memorials may be made to Engliwood Baptist Church Buiilding Fund.

Edna Batchelor Barkley died Sunday. April 14, 1996. She was born Aug. 11, 1919, in Nash County, daughter of the late Manuel and Tassie Hedgepeth Batchelor. Surviving: husband, J.D. Barkley; daughter, Charlotte Barkley of Alexandria, Va, Gail Sullivan of Wilson, Phyllis Erikson of Hickory; son, Glenn Barkley, Ph.D.., of Lakeland. Fla; sister Frances Harris of Clay. City, Ill ; grandchildren, Stephen Oliver of Webster, Fla.; Kathy Sullivan of Wilson, Cindy Joyner of Elm City. Mark Erickson,of Hickory. Funeral services will be 2 p. m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Sunset Ave. Chapel, Rocky Mount, with the Rev. William Tyndall and Dr. Tom Bland Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. The family Will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, other times at the home, 501 Mill Branch Road, Sharpsburg.

Rocky Mount Telegram: Johnnie Viverette, 82, died Tuesday, May 16,2000 at Nash General Hospital. He was born on 27 Nov 1917, in Nash County, to the late Bud and Bessie Lattie Viverette. He is survived by his wife of 56 years Ester Vick Viverette, of the home; three sons, Benjamin Ray Viverette, Jerry Lee Viverette, and Roger Wayne Viverette, all of the home; one daughter, Annette Macklin, of Rocky Mount; two sisters, Gertie Boone, of Elm City, and Linda Washburne, of Henderson; one grandson, James Macklin Jr. of Nashville; one great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at Bowling Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Esther Viverette, 334 Sandy Cross Highway. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2000 , in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home, with the Rev. Reuben Batchelor officiating. Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Bowling funeral Home, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount.

ELM City - Lucy Ann Jordan, 84, died Saturday, Sept. 21,1996. She was born on November 21, 1911 in Nash County to the late William R. and Cora Pridgen Joyner. She was married to Herman Jordan of the residence. She was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church. Surviving: in addition to her husband; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon and Athena Dawes of Hilton Head, S.C. and Leon and Vivian Jordan; two daughters and sons-in-law Connie and Deleon Parker Rocky Mount and Ann and Johnny Baines of Rocky Mount , two sisters, Betty Narron and Mattie Denton both of Rocky Mount; also 15 grandchildren and I I great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held I I am. Monday, Sept. 23 at Johnson. Funeral Chapel on Sunset Avenue with the Rev. Dennis Ball. Burial will follow at Millbranch Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the home.

Gladys Estelle Wood 89 died Friday, June 18, 1996. She was born July 15, 1906 in Elm City, daughter of the late John R. and Fannie Viverette Jordan. A graduate of Elm City High School, she retired, as former bookkeeper for the YWCA and Rocky Mount Feed & Farm Supply. She was a member of Falls of the Tar River Primative Baptist Church and 10 years ago organized the Tar River Chapter 3942 AARP, a chapter that meets during the daytime. She had never missed a meeting of the group. Surviving: brother Charlie H. Jordan; sisters-in-law, Mrs. S.C. (Sallie) Jordan and Mrs. W.H. (Dovie) Jordan; 21 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by siblings, Luther Jordan, Roy Jordan, ,Henry Jordan, Mollie Skinner, Ora Flora, Luna Winstead and S. Clyde Jordan. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home, Sunset Ave. & at other times at the home of Charlie Jordan, 7290 Jordan R oad.

OBIT: Rocky Mount Telegram - 22June 1978: ROXIE W. BATCHELOR
Mrs. Roxie Williams Batchelor, 87 died today. She was a native of Wilson County, longtime resident of Rocky Mount and member of Peoples Missionary Baptist Church. She was the wife of the late Nick Batchelor. A funeral will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home chapel with Rev. J. E. Hamlett officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Rachel Johnson of Wendell, one brother, John Williams of Portsmouth, Va; three grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 7 - 9 o'clock.

An Obituary for James R. Viverette appeared in the Evening Telegram on Monday Dec. 17, 1956: The following is taken from that Obit. Funeral services were held today for James Roy Viverette 66 who died Saturday afternoon. He had been in declining health for several months. The rites were conducted this afternoon at 3:30 in charge of the Rev. C. Lowder, Paster - Buriel in Pineview Cemetery. Viverette was born in Nash County, son of the late William B. and Betty Bottoms Viverette. He had been a resident of Rocky Mount for several years and was employed by the Brewer Paint and Wallpaper Co. Survivors include his wife, the former Maggie Wallace of Johnston Co. One daughter Mrs. J. W. Johnson of 726 Pender St. with whom he lived; Two sons Edgar Viverette of Jacksonville, Florida and James R. Viverette, Jr. of Rocky Mount. Four grandchildren; one brother W. E. Viverette of Glen Garden, N. J. Two sisters Mrs. Jim Dunn of Tarboro and Ella Whitakers of Greensboro, NC. One half brother Charlie Viverette and 1/2 sister Mrs. Vessie Pridgen. Listed the pall barers.

Edgar is buried in the Veteran's Section of Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount. The following obit from the Evening Telegram dated Monday 20 Oct 1969. Edgar L. Moore[Elmore] Viverette 57 died Sunday morning. Born in Nash County 17 July 1912. He was the son of Mrs. Maggie Wallace Viverette and the late James R. Viverette. He was a veteran of WWII. Funeral services today at 3 pm in the Chapel of Johnson's Funeral home. Buriel in Pineview Cemetery. Other survivors include Walter R. Viverette of Rocky Mount - one brother James R. Viverette, Jr. of Rocky Mount and one sister Mrs. J. W. Johnson of Rocky Mount.

The following Obituary appeared in the Evening Telegram on Monday, Jan 22, 1979. James Roy Viverette Jr. 64 died Sunday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 P M at Johnson's Funeral home. Buriel in Pineview Cemetery. Survivors - Mrs. Lessie Carpenter Viverette --Two sons James V. of Pittsburg, PA and Robert L. of Rocky Mount, N. C. One sister, Mrs. Ethel Johnson of Rocky Mount - 3 grandchildren. Family will be at the funeral home tonight from 7 - 9 and at the home of Mrs. Johnson 726 Pender St. North Carolina Death Records indicate he was living in Rocky Mount and died in Wilson Co.

Rocky Mount, North Carolina FUNERAL OF MRS. CHAS. S. ANDERSON (WHICH IS WRONG) Charlie A. Anderson Former Resident of city died at local hospital, funeral tomorrow morning. After having been in ill health for some time Mrs. Chas. S. Anderson (Charlie A. Anderson, correction) died early this morning at a local hospital to which she had been brought for treatment. Death was attributed to complication of diseases. Mrs. Anderson was for many years a resident of this city although she had more recently made her home with her daughter Mrs. J. V. Rogers at Elm City. Prior to her marriage, she was Miss Amanda Ophelia Viverette, (Correction: Mrs. George Washington Lassiter) a daughter of the late James Viverette. She was born in Nash County, March 12, 1867. Funeral services according to announcement made today, will be held tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock at The Church of The Good Shepherd of which the deceased was a member. The final rites will be conducted by Rev. F. H. Craghill rector of the church. Internment will follow in Pineview Cemetery. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Anderson is survived by one brother, William Viverette of Edgecombe County. Five daughters, Mrs. Frank Lane of Rosemary, Mrs. Zadock Lewis of Wilson, Mrs. J. V. Rogers of Elm City, Mrs. D. N. Hayes of this city, and Mrs. C. B. Strickland of Wilson.

John H. Viverette
Dated November 10, 2000
John Hodges Viverette, 55, died Thursday (11-09-2000). The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Douglas Murray and the Rev. Dallas Prestwood at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Enfield. Surviving are his wife, Dianne Coltrain Viverette; four daughters, Emily Viverette of Nashville, Tenn., Rebecca Viverette of Columbia, S.C., Mary Viverette of Greenville and Kathryn Viverette of the home; his mother, Geraldine Staton of Rocky Mount; a sister, Dena Harrell of Rocky Mount; two brothers Charles Viverette of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Douglas Viverette of Rocky Mount.

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