2018-11-07 / Obituaries

Matthew Hargrove

Mr. Matthew Hargrove, age 75, of 237 Hargrove Road, departed this life Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 in Duke University Medical Center, Durham.  He was a native of Roanoke Rapids in Halifax County and a deacon at Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Lyons Hargrove; his parents, Claude and Christine McCoy Hargrove; and four brothers.

He is survived by his children, Alex Hargrove of Roxboro, Ronnie Hargrove of Durham, and Tonia Wiley (Ardie), also of Roxboro; two sisters, Thelma Solomon of Roanoke Rapids and Shirley Allen of Roxboro; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his devoted and special friend, Tessie Cousin of Roxboro; and a host of other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1111 Oak Grove Mt. Zion Road, Roxboro, NC 27574 with the Rev. Clyde A. Glass, pastor, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will also be Wednesday at the church from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Matthew Hargrove.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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