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Clarence Gerald Newkirk

October 31, 1956 ~ November 1, 2022 (age 66)
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Clarence Gerald Newkirk, age 66, of the Dudley community, died Tuesday November 1, 2022, at Wayne-UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.  He was born in Wayne County to the late Clarence Edward Newkirk & Helen Ford Warren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Clarence G. Whitfield, along with five brothers.

On Saturday November 5, 2022, between the hours of 11:00 AM and 12 Noon the family of Mr. Newkirk will greet friends and family at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory.

He is survived by his daughter – Sharrie Artis, Three special Grandchildren - Donuell, Jr. & Brianna Artis, Iyana Jones. Three step-children – LaShonda, Keyont’e and Timothy Whitfield. Step-Grandchildren- Montico & Nautika Whitfield.  His Brother- Stevie Ford of Hyattesville,  MD. Sisters- Vivian Hodges (Rudolph) of Upper Marlboro, MD, Carrie Doris Boseman (Philbert), Delores Darden (David), Carolyn Kornegay, Gwendolyn Graham, Demtetrice Newkirk, Catherine Powell (Joel), all of Dudley, NC.  Step-Mother - Doris Newkirk  Also three great-grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews, and his aunts, Gloria Ford of Brooklyn, NY and Marie Holloman of Dudley, NC.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is Serving the Newkirk family.  On-line condolences can be made at



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November 5, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shumate - Faulk Funeral Home
2873 US Hwy. 117
Dudley, NC 28333

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Clarence Newkirk

October 31, 1956-November 1, 2022

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