DEATH NOTICE

We learned of the death August 13 of William Ross Knowles, 75, of Oriental. We extend our prayers and condolences to his family. A reception celebrating Ross’s life will be held August 18 from 3 P.M. to 6 P.M. at M & M’s Restaurant in Oriental.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Eastern NC Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 100, Raleigh 27612, or United Hospice, 810 Kennedy Ave., New Bern 28560.

DEATH NOTICE

We learned of the death August 12 of Foddie Baldree, Jr. (B.T.), 90,  of Arapahoe. We extend our prayers and condolences to his family. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 A.M. August 17 at All Saints Cemetery and Mausoleum, 700 N. River Road, Des Plaines, IL.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Pamlico, 11146 N.C. Hwy. 55, Grantsboro, NC 28529. The family especially thanks his best friend and caregivers, Ben and Carolyn Casey.