Welcome to the North Carolina Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the North Carolina obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in North Carolina, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of North Carolina.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a N. Carolina Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the North Carolina Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for North Carolina

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $24.00

NC Vital Records
1903 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1903

Remarks: The Register of Deeds in the county where the birth or death occurred can provide copies of birth and death certificates upon request.

State office has birth records since October 1913 and death records since January 1, 1930. Business or certified check or money order should be made payable to NC Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (919) 733-3000.

Directory of N. Carolina Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of North Carolina Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access North Carolina Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


Statewide Obituary Search Engines
North Carolina Obituary and Death Notice Archive
North Carolina Obituaries Search Engine
North Carolina Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Honor Students Archive - North Carolina Students
North Carolina Supreme Court Records Search Engine - NEW!
Southeast State Obituary Search Engine
Ancestry - North Carolina Marriages 1850-1868
U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index
NC Association of Rescue and E.M.S.; Benevolent Brotherhood
North Carolina Marriage Records
Native American Genealogical Research & Publishing Company
Miscellaneous North Carolina Funeral Homes
Free CD Lookups

Alamance Co.

Alamance County Obituary Search Engine
Lowe Funeral Home Obituaries (Burlington)
McClure Funeral Home Obituaries (Burlington)
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home Obituaries (Burlington)
Alamance County Obituaries
Veteran Obituaries from The Alamance Gleaner 1883-1912
Obits/Death Notices --Alamance Gleaner Page 1
Obits/Death Notices --Alamance Gleaner Page 2
Obits/Death Notices --Alamance Gleaner Page 3
Obits/Death Notices --Alamance Gleaner Page 4
Obits/Death Notices --Alamance Gleaner Page 5
1850 Mortality Schedule
1860 Mortality Schedule
1870 Mortality Schedule
1880 Mortality Schedule

Alexander Co.

Alexander Funeral Service Obituaries

Allegheny Co.

Alleghany County Obituary Search Engine
New River Valley Obituary Search Engine
New River Valley Obituaries
Grandview Funeral Home Obituaries

Anson Co.

Anson County Obituaries and Death Notices

Ashe Co.

Ashe County Obituary and Death Notice Collection
Ashe County Obituary Search Engine
New River Valley Obituary Search Engine
Badger Funeral Home Obituaries (West Jefferson)
New River Valley Obituaries

Avery Co.

Avery Journal Obituaries (current)
Edwards Funeral Home Obituaries

Beaufort Co.

GoTriCounties.com Obituaries

Bladen Co.

Bladen Journal Obituaries (current)
Miscellaneous Bladen County Obituaries I
Miscellaneous Bladen County Obituaries II

Brunswick Co.

Brunswick Funeral Services Obituaries

Buncombe Co.

Buncombe County Obituary and Death Notice Collection
Asheville Citizen-Times Obituaries Search Engine
Buncombe County Death Index
Buncombe County Cemetery Inscriptions
Black Mountain News Obituaries
Groce Funeral Home Obituaries (Asheville)
Anders-Rice Funeral Home Obituaries (Asheville)
Morris Family Funeral Home Obituaries (Asheville)
Brigmans Funeral Home Obituaries (Black Mountain)
Red Top Cemetery Inscriptions Alternate
Stone Mountain Missionary Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions
Buncombe County Marriage Records
O'Kelley Cemetery Inscriptions
Queen Road Cemetery Inscriptions
Hominy Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions
Mt.Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions

Burke Co.

The News Herald Obituaries
Gilboa Methodist Cemetery Inscriptions
Silver Creek Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions
Mt. Gilead Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions
Chapman Cemetery Inscriptions
Bethel Methodist Cemetery Inscriptions
Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions
Jehovah's Witness Cemetery Inscriptions
Denton's Chapel Methodist Cemetery Inscriptions
Buff Cemetery Inscriptions
1780-1850 Burke County Marriage List

Cabarrus Co.

Independent Tribune
Lady's Funeral Home Obituaries (Kannapolis)
Whitley's Funeral Home Obituaries (Kannapolis)
Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home Obituaries

Caldwell Co.

Granite Funeral Home Obituaries

Carteret Co.

Carteret County News-Times
Tideland News
1850 Mortality Schedule

Catawba Co.

Hickory Daily Record Obituaries
Obituary Index of Local Newspapers
Willis Reynolds Funeral Home Obituaries
Drum Funeral Home Obituaries
Burke Mortuary Obituaries

Chatham Co.

The Courier-Tribune

Cherokee Co.

Cherokee County Deaths, Marriages, and Births Alternate Site
Ivie Funeral Home Obituaries
Index to Cherokee County Obituaries
Cherokee County Cemetery Inscriptions
Cherokee, Clay, Fannin, Union, & Polk County Cemetery Inscriptions
Harshaw Methodist Church Cemetery Inscriptions
Moss Cemetery Inscriptions

Chowan Co.

Chowan County, NC, Brides, 1741 - 1868

Clay Co.

Cherokee, Clay, Fannin, Union, & Polk County Cemetery Inscriptions
Clay County Marriages 1886-1900 A-J K-OP-Z
Clay County Marriages 1870-1877

Cleveland Co.

Cleveland County Obituary Search Engine
The Star Online
Cleveland County Digital Library (Cemetery Inscriptions)
Cleveland County Cemetery Inscriptions
Elizabeth Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions

Columbus Co.

Miscellaneous Columbus County Obituaries

Craven Co.

Havelock News Obituaries
New Bern Sun Journal Obituaries

Cumberland Co.

Cumberland County Obituary Search Engine
Fayetteville Observer-Times
McMillan Presbyterian Cemetery Inscriptions

Currituck Co.

The Independent Obituaries
Miscellaneous Currituck County Obituaries

Davidson Co.

The Courier-Tribune
The Dispatch Obituaries

Durham Co.

Greensboro News and Record
Clements Funeral Home Obituaries (Durham)
Hall-Wynne Funeral Home Obituaries (Durham)
Hudson Funeral Home Obituaries (Durham)
Copley Cemetery Inscriptions

Edgecombe Co.

Edgecombe County Marriages

Fannin Co.

Cherokee, Clay, Fannin, Union, & Polk County Cemetery Inscriptions

Forsyth Co.

Winston-Salem JournalNow
Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home Obituaries

Franklin Co.

Franklin County Cemetery Inscriptions

Gaston Co.

The Gaston Gazette
Gaston County Obituary Search Engine
Ward Funeral Home Obituaries
Greene Funeral Home Obituaries (Gastonia)
McLean Funeral Home Obituaries (Gastonia)
Gaston County Cemetery Inscriptions
Gaston County Cemetery Inscriptions II
Request a Newspaper Lookup From Elizabeth

Graham Co.

Graham County Cemetery Inscriptions

Granville Co.

Granville County Obituaries

Guilford Co.

Guilford County Obituary Search Engine
Greensboro News and Record Obituaries
Jamestown News Obituaries
Forbis & Dick Funeral Home Obituaries (Greensboro)
Cumby Funeral Home Obituaries (High Point)
Death Records from the files of the Greensboro, N.C. Patriot, 1826-1899

Halifax Co.

Letchworth Funeral Home Obituaries (Scotland Neck)

Harnett Co.

The Daily Record Obituaries

Haywood Co.

Haywood County Marriage Bonds
Wells Funeral Home Obituaries (Canton)

Henderson Co.

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home Obituaries
Henderson County Cemetery Inscriptions
Stuart Cemetery Inscriptions

Hoke Co.

Hoke County Cemetery Inscriptions

Hyde Co.

Hyde County Obituary Search Engine
GoTriCounties.com Obituaries
Hyde County Obituary Abstracts
Hyde County Death Certificate Index

Iredell Co.

Statesville Record & Landmark
The Mooresville Tribune Obituaries

Jackson Co.

Jackson County Obituary Search Engine
Moody Funeral Homes Obituaries
Rogers Cemetery Inscriptions
Jackson County Cemetery Inscriptions
Jackson County Marriages
Sylva Herald

Johnston Co.

The Clayton News Star
Smithfield Courier Obituaries
Coley Funeral Home Obituaries (Kenly)
Underwood Funeral Home Obituaries (Smithfield)
Miscellaneous Johnston County Obituaries I
Miscellaneous Johnston County Obituaries II

Lee Co.

Boles Funeral Home Obituaries
The Sanford Herald Obituaries

Lenoir Co.

Lenoir County Obituaries

Lincoln Co.

Lincoln County Obituary Search Engine
David's Chapel Methodist Cemetery Inscriptions
Daniel's Church Cemetery Inscriptions
Old White Church Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Luke's Episcopal Cemetery Inscriptions
Bethphage Lutheran Cemetery Inscriptions
Lincoln County Archives
Lincoln County Marriages
More Lincoln County Marriages

Macon Co.

Miscellaneous Macon County Obituaries
1850 Macon County Mortality Schedule

Madison Co.

Madison County Cemetery Inscriptions
Madison County Marriages
Bailey Cemetery Inscriptions
Cemeteries of Madison County (Inscriptions)
Thomas Tillery Cemetery Inscriptions
Tilden-Metcalf Cemetery Inscriptions

McDowell Co.

The McDowell News Obituaries
Westmoreland Funeral Home Obituaries
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts I
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts II
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts III
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts IV
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts V
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts VI
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts VII
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts VIII
Miscellaneous McDowell County Obituary Extracts IX
McDowell County Cemetery Inscriptions

Mecklenburg Co.

The Charlotte Observer
Carolina Funeral & Cremation Obituaries (Charlotte)
Death notices from the Mecklenburg Jeffersonian, Charlotte, N.C., 1841-1849
Mecklenburg County Marriages 1720 - 1866
The Catawba Journal Marriages and Death Notices 1824-1828

Mitchell Co.

Mitchell County Deaths 1914-1925 (Garland Family)
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home Obituaries Archive (Bakersville)
Mitchell County Deaths 1914-1925 (Gouge Family)
Webb Funeral Home Obituaries (Spruce Pine)

Montgomery Co.

The Courier-Tribune

Moore Co.

Moore County Obituary Search Engine
The Courier-Tribune

Nash Co.

Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home Obituaries

New Hanover Co.

Wilmington Star News Online Obituaries

Onslow Co.

Jacksonville Daily News
Tideland News Obituaries
Johnson Funeral Home Obituaries (Jacksonville, Richlands)

Orange Co.

Orange County Grooms A-C D-J - K-Q - R-Z
More Orange County Marriages (Early 1800's)
Hillsborough Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Mary's Chapel Cemetery Inscriptions

Pamlico Co.

The Pamlico News Obituaries

Pasquotank Co.

Twiford Funeral Homes Obituaries

Pender Co.

Topsail Voice

Person Co.

Person County Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Roxboro Courier-Times Obituaries

Pitt Co.

The Reflector Obituaries
Wilkerson Funeral Home Obituaries
Pitt County Marriage Register 1851-1867

Polk Co.

Polk County Obituary Search Engine
Tryon Bulletin Obituaries
Polk County Cemetery Inscriptions
Cherokee, Clay, Fannin, Union, & Polk County Cemetery Inscriptions

Randolph Co.

The Courier-Tribune
Index of early Randolph County Obituaries
Pugh Funeral Home Obituaries (Asheboro)
Ridge Funeral Home Obituaries (Asheboro)
Cumby Funeral Home Obituaries (Archdale)
Loflin Funeral Home Obituaries (Ramseur)

Richmond Co.

Miscellaneous Richmond County Obituaries
Early Marriages in Richmond County 1782-1815

Robeson Co.

The Robesonian Obituaries
Biggs Funeral Home Obituaries

Rockingham Co.

Wilkerson Funeral Home Obituaries

Rowan Co.

Rowan County Obituary Search Engine
Salisbury Post
Lady's Funeral Home Obituaries
Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home Obituaries
Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home Obituaries (China Grove)
Powles Funeral Home Obituaries (Rockwell)
Lyerly Funeral Home Obituaries (Salisbury)
Rowan County Marriages
The Yadkin and Catawba Journal Marriages 1828-1834
Early Rowan County Marriages
More Rowan County Marriages

Rutherford Co.

Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home Obituaries
Rutherford County Cemetery Inscriptions
Alphabetical Surname Index to Rutherford Cemeteries

Sampson Co.

The Sampson Independent Obituary Archives

Scotland Co.

Laurinburg Exchange
McDougald Funeral Home Obituaries (Laurinburg)

Stanly Co.

Miscellaneous Stanly County Obituaries I
Miscellaneous Stanly County Obituaries II
Miscellaneous Stanly County Obituaries III
Miscellaneous Stanly County Obituaries IV
Miscellaneous Stanly County Obituaries V
Edwards Funeral Home Obituaries (Norwood)

Surry Co.

Mount Airy News
Miscellaneous Surry County Obituaries I
Miscellaneous Surry County Obituaries II

Transylvania Co.

McCall Cemetery Inscriptions

Tryon Co.

Tryon and Lincoln County Marriages

Tyrrell Co.

The Tyrrell County "Enquirer"

Union Co.

Heritage Funeral Home Obituaries (Indian Trail)
Davis Funeral Home Obituaries (Monroe)
Cherokee, Clay, Fannin, Union, & Polk County Cemetery Inscriptions

Vance Co.

Vance County Obituary Search Engine
Shuler Funeral Home Obituaries
Vance County Cemetery Inscriptions

Wake Co.

Wake County Obituary Search Engine
L. Harold Poole Funeral Home Obituaries (Knightdale)
Lea Funeral Home Obituaries (Raleigh)
The News-Observer

Warren Co.

Warren County Obituaries
Warren County Marriages Prior to 1800
Warren County Marriages 1800-1825
More Warren County Marriages
Still More Warren County Marriages

Washington Co.

GoTriCounties.com Obituaries
Death Records Index of Washington County 1913-1980

Watauga Co.

New River Valley Obituary Search Engine
Watauga Democrat Obituaries
Hampton Funeral Home Obituaries (Boone)
New River Valley Obituaries

Wayne Co.

Mount Olive Tribune Obituaries
Mount Olive Tribune Obituaries II
Seymour Funeral Home Obituaries
Wayne County Public Library Newspaper Abstracts (obits, marriages, births)
Goldsboro News-Argus Births - Weddings

Wilkes Co.

New River Valley Obituary Search Engine
New River Valley Obituaries

Wilson Co.

Wilson County Obituary Search Engine
Wilson Daily Times

Yancey Co.

Yancey County Marriages 1850-1920

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