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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

MAE PARKS BOWEN

June 6, 1926-April 25, 2017 Birdell Mae Parks Bowen, 90, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at the Brian Center. Mae was born in Wayne County June 6, 1926, to the late Berry Emmitt Parks and Birdell Herring...

MICHAEL RAY BRINKLEY

Died April 22, 2017 Michael Ray Brinkley, 49, 2201 Southwood Road, Kinston, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017. He worked for more than 21 years as a cable installer with SuddenLink, and currently worked as a buyer with LKQ....

BETTY EVANS DAVIS

Betty Evans Davis, 64, 4436 Lake Wilson Road, Elm City, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

SAMUEL E. FRALEY

Died April 21, 2017 Samuel Edward Fraley, 52, LaGrange, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Kinston, with brother Howard officiating. He is survived by...

JAMES GARNER

Died April 20, 2017 James Garner, 65, Mount Olive, died at Kitty Askins Hospice Center Thursday. Funeral will be Friday at noon at Garris Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home....

B.J. GARRIS

Feb. 11, 1980-April 24, 2017 Brendan Joseph "B.J." Garris, 37, Deep Run, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017. B.J. was born Feb. 11, 1980, in Wayne County to Preston Franklin Garris and Brenda Foss Garris. B.J.'s passion was music,...

LILLIE M. SYKES

Lillie Mae Sykes, 97, died Tuesday at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MARY ROSE PEACOCK ANDREWS

March 2, 1954-April 22, 2017 Mary Rose Peacock Andrews passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center Saturday, April 22, 2017. Mary was born March 2, 1954, in Wilson, N.C., the daughter of...

VIRGINIA H. BAUMAN

Funeral services for Virginia H. Baumann, 63, Mount Olive, will be held Tuesday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Mount Olive, with burial following in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends during the...

CONNIE D. DRIVER COOK

Feb. 4, 1960-April 22, 2017 Connie Denise Driver Cook, 57, Wilson, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. She was born in Wake County Feb. 4, 1960, to the late Ray and Christine Lamm Driver. She is survived by two...

MICHAEL T. EVANS

Died April 23, 2017 Michael T. Evans, 61, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. (Pd)...

THELMA TAYLOR HOWE

Thelma Taylor Howe, 79, died at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield Monday. Arrangements are pending....

DORA LANE

Dora Lane, 75, 703 Prince Ave., died Monday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

FRANCES "FANNY" MILLER

April 3, 1937-April 22, 2017 Frances Ruth “Fanny” Darlington Miller, 80, died Saturday at home. She was born in Kingston, W. Va., to the late Marion Frances and Nellie Workman Darlington, and was married to the late Robert William...

FRANKLIN D. PARKS

March 28, 1948-April 22, 2017 Franklin Dalton “Tony” Parks, 69, 226 Wayne Ave., died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and...

SAUNDRA PICKETT

Dec. 13, 1936-April 19, 2017 Saundra Pickett died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. James A. Davis officiating. Burial will be in Isaac James Family Cemetery in Maple Hill. She was...

INGRID C. POWELL

Ingrid Charise Powell, 24, 913 College Circle, Wilson, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DAVID STEWART PRECYTHE

Feb. 19, 1949-April, 20, 2017 A memorial service was held Monday at 3 at Faison Methodist Church. Entombment followed at Faison Cemetery. David Stewart Precythe, Faison, president of Southern Produce Distributors Inc., passed away April 20, 2017, surrounded by...

ARVEL R. SPAIN JR.

Nov. 11, 1945-April 23, 2017 Arvel Ray “Blackie” Spain Jr., 71, Smithfield, died at home Sunday. Memorial service will be May 6 at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Yelverton Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church of Smithfield. He...

DAVID D. THOMPSON

David Demarlo Thompson, 35, 109 Arrowhead Road, Dudley, died Sunday Wayne UNC Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at Serenity Memorial Funeral Home and Cremations LLC....

MARTHA A. WHITLEY

Died April 22, 2017 Martha Ann Whitley, 80, Magnolia, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at New Kenansville First Baptist Church in Kenansville Wednesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Burial...

Monday, April 24, 2017

DAVID STEWART PRECYTHE

Feb. 19, 1949-April 20, 2017A memorial service will be held Monday at 3 at Faison Methodist Church. Entombment will follow at Faison Cemetery.David Stewart Precythe, Faison, president of Southern Produce Distributors Inc., passed away April 20, 2017, surrounded by...

SUE BARNES JOHNSON

July 15, 1943-April 22, 2017Sue Barnes Johnson, 73, of Kenly, died Saturday evening at Rex Healthcare.She was born July 15, 1943 in Johnston County to the late Alvin and Mildred Nichols Barnes. Visitation will be today, from 4 until 5:45...

FRANKLIN D. PARKS

Franklin D. Parks, 69, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home. ...

NATHAN G. BASS

Jan. 21, 1937-April 22, 2017Nathan Gray Bass, 80, of Kenly, died Saturday morning at Wilson Medical Center.Nathan was born in Wayne County on Jan. 21, 1937, to the late Percy and Viola Rose Bass. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6...

WILLIE C. L. HUMPHREY

Willie C. L. Humphrey, 65, died Sunday in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center.Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

HUEMILTON DICKERSON SR.

Huemilton Dickerson Sr., 79, of Wilson died Friday at Wilson Medical Center.Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home,  Wilson....

CHARITY YELVERTON

Charity Yelverton, 89, formerly of Wilson, died Saturday at the Brian Center.  Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

MARY BITTING

Mary Bitting died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MICHAEL T. EVANS

Michael T. Evans, 61, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VIRGINIA BAUMANN

Virginia Baumann, 63, of Mount Olive, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Sunday, April 23, 2017

RUBERT A. AUSTIN

Died March 30, 2017 Rubert Alfred "Bob" Austin, 91, died March 30. Funeral with military honors will be at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Monday at noon, with Dr. Clay Worrell officiating. Arrangements are by Serenity Memorial Funeral Home...

ERNEST R. COVINGTON

June 14, 1966-April 18, 2017 Ernest R. Covington, 50, 104 S. Smith St., Four Oaks, died Tuesday at Barbour Court Nursing Home of Smithfield. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 at Cape Fear Headquarters of Erwin. Burial will be...

FOSTER K. EDICK II

Jan. 2, 1942-April 14, 2017 Mr. Edick, 75, Goldsboro, N.C., passed Friday, April 14, 2017, at home. Born in Lowville, N.Y., Jan. 2, 1942, he was the son of the late Foster K. Edick Sr. and the late Patricia...

SAMUEL E. FRALEY

Samuel E. Fraley, 52, LaGrange, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Services LLC....

FRANCES ELDRIDGE GREGORY

Died April 21, 2017 Frances Eldridge Gregory, 92, died Friday at Day Springs of Wallace. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of Newton Grove. Interment will be in the church cemetery....

FRANCES R. DARLINGTON MILLER

Frances Ruth Darlington Miller, 80, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

HUBERT MOORE JR.

Hubert Moore Jr., 56, 827 N.C. 97 East, Wilson, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DAVID STEWART PRECYTHE

Feb. 19, 1949-April, 20, 2017 A memorial service will be held Monday at 3 at Faison Methodist Church. Entombment will follow at Faison Cemetery. David Stewart Precythe, Faison, president of Southern Produce Distributors Inc., passed away April 20, 2017,...

MACY MILLER SMITH

Died April 21, 2017 Macy Miller Smith, 88, Kenansville, died Friday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wallace. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel of Rose Hill Monday at 1 p.m., with the Rev....

EDNA W. STRICKLAND

Died April 22, 2017 Edna W. Strickland, 80, Sampson County, died Saturday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Randalls Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church of Newton Grove, with the Rev. Horace Johnson officiating. Interment will be...

GENE C. WEEKS

March 23, 1947-April 21, 2017 Gene Carroll Weeks, 70, Genesis in Mount Olive, died Friday. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Monday at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tim Reaves officiating. Burial will be at Wiggs Cemetery. He was...

GLADYS B. WELLS

March 22, 1934-April 21, 2017 Gladys Blackman Wells, 83, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Friday, April 21, 2017, at Wayne UNC Healthcare. Gladys was born in Wayne County March 22, 1934, to the late Clarence Blackman and Edna Marie Pollock...

CLARETTA BRYANT WILLIAMS

Pastor Claretta Bryant Williams, 82, formerly of Goldsboro, died April 10. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremation....