Obituary of Roland Vance Thigpen ~ 1968

Source: Duplin Times-Progress Sentinel Nov 14 1968

Funeral services for Roland Vance Thigpen, 72, who died Saturday, were 
held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Edgerton Funeral Chapel by the Rev. K. D. 
Brown and the Rev. L. E. Whitlock. 
Burial, Riverview Memorial Park.
Surviving: his wife, Mrs. Gladys Savage Thigpen; four daughters, Mrs. 
Hallie Smith of Wallace, Mrs. Hubert Boone of Magnolia, Mrs. Lewis 
Midgett of Sneads Ferry and Mrs. Joe Griffin of Burgaw; three sons, Roy 
of the home, Johnnie of Burgaw and Leon Thigpen of Salisbury; three 
sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Boehl and Mrs. Walter Ramsey of Kinston, and Mrs. 
Andrew Lee Scurry of Magnolia; four brothers, Carlton, Coy and Paul of 
Kinston and Wayne Thigpen of Dallas, Tex; 16 grandchildren; four 

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