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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ROBERTO ALSARO

Roberto Alsaro, 48, Seven Springs, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Unity Funeral Services of Fayetteville....

MINNIE IDA AYERS

Minnie Ida Ayers, 90, Rosewood Road, Goldsboro, N.C., sailed peacefully to the kingdom of Christ Friday, April 18, 2014, in the comfort of her home. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 1...

KENNETH E. BALL

Nov. 7, 1939-April 22, 2014 Kenneth Edward "Peck" Ball, 74, Kinston, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with Bonnie Smith officiating. Interment will be at Holy Innocent's Episcopal Church Cemetery. He was...

SARAH C. CONNOR

March 31, 1921- April 21, 2014 Sarah Cox Raynor Connor, 93, Goldsboro, passed peacefully into that far better life with her Lord and savior Monday, April 21, 2014, while being comforted by the love of her devoted family. Sarah...

JOSEPH P. ELLIOTT

Joseph Pervis Elliott, 74, 104 Balance Road, Fremont, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Carrons Funeral Home of Wilson....

KELVIN F. FONVILLE

Kelvin F. Fonville, 57, 1160 N.C. 55 West, Cove City, died Monday at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

DORIS A. SASSER

Dec. 30, 1941-April 22, 2014 Doris Ann Sasser, 72, 504 Dail St., died Wednesday in Willow Creek Nursing Home. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with the Rev....

JESSIE M. SMITH

Jessie M. Smith, 93, 3855 N.C. 264 A, Walstonburg, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ELBERT L. WOOTEN JR.

Died April 20, 2014 Mr. Elbert Lee Wooten Jr., 65, 201 Stevens Mill Road, Goldsboro, died Sunday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at noon at Thompson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 2393 N. Beston Road, LaGrange, N.C. Burial...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

LAURA HINES ATKINSON

Died April 18, 2014 Laura Hines Atkinson, 93, 302 S. Travis St., Stantonsburg, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton...

SARAH C. CONNOR

Sarah Cox Connor, 93, died Monday at The Oaks of Mayview in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PAULINE JONES COTTLE

June 29, 1925-April 19, 2014 Pauline Jones Cottle, 88, Jackson, Miss., formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday at Manhatten Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Devotional Gardens. She was born June 29, 1925,...

GREGORY T. EVANS SR.

Gregory Tyrone Evans Sr., 58, 606 Wilson St., Elm City, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JESSE R. JAMES JR.

Nov. 28, 1920-April 18, 2014 Jesse R. James Jr., 93, Raleigh, N.C., passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. Jesse was born Nov. 28, 1920, in Oriental, N.C., to Jesse and Etta James. Jesse was preceded in death by his...

REV. RUDOLPH IVEY

Aug. 31, 1927-April 19, 2014 The Rev. Rudolph Ivey, 86, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Dillon County, S.C., he was the son of the late Corbett and Maggie Ivey Rogers, and the husband of the...

JAMES D. SILVERTHORNE SR.

Died April 16, 2014 James "Jim" D. Silverthorne Sr., 73, Wilson, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, in Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, N.C. The Rev. Charlie Mike Smith will officiate....

FREDERICK SIMMONS SR.

Died April 16, 2014 Frederick Simmons Sr., 65, 205 N. Wooten St., Apt. E, LaGrange, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at St. James Church of Christ in LaGrange, with pastor John Ruffin officiating. Interment...

ELBERT L. WOOTEN JR.

Elbert Lee Wooten Jr., 65, 201 Stevens Mill Road, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Monday, April 21, 2014

ELLA M. AVERY

Ella Mae Avery, 105, 2731 Giddensville Road, Faison, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MINNIE I. RENFROW AYERS

Minnie Ida Renfrow Ayers, 1229 Rosewood Road, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home....

LINDA JEAN BOWEN

Sept. 4, 1943-April 19, 2014 Linda Jean Bowen, 70, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Linda was born in Durham County Sept. 4, 1943, and was the daughter of the late Edward Earl Bowen...

JOHN WILBUR EVERETTE SR.

Died April 15, 2014 Brother John Wilbur Everette Sr., 83, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of Jasper and Effie Bennett. A homegoing service will be held at 1...

Sunday, April 20, 2014

LOVELACE

Jan. 2, 1933-April 19, 2014 James Alford Lovelace, 81, died Saturday morning at the North Carolina Veterans Home in Kinston. Born in Guilford County, he was the son of the late William Anderson and Maude Rook Lovelace, and was...

JAMES ALFORD

LAURA ATKINSON

Laura Atkinson, 93, 302 Travis St., Stantonsburg, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

LINDA BOWEN

Linda Bowen, 70, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HELEN CREECH BOYETTE

Died April 19, 2014 Helen Creech Boyette, 91, Kenly, died at Wilson Medical Center Saturday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Monday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Karen Dukes officiating. Private graveside service will be 2 p.m....

PAULINE JONES COTTLE

Pauline Jones Cottle, 88, Jackson, Miss., formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

THOMAS G. DARDEN

Died April 17, 2014 Thomas Grey "Tommy" Darden, 75, Stantonsburg, died Thursday, April 17, 2014. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Wilson. The family will be at the funeral home for...

JOHN WILBUR EVERETTE SR.

Died April 15, 2014 Brother John Wilbur Everette Sr., 83, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of Jasper and Effie Bennett. A homegoing service will be held at 1...

OZE FORD

Feb. 20, 1922-April 13, 2014 Oze Ford, 92, died April 13 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at The Upper Room Church, with pastor James A. Woodley officiating. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial...

GRACE B. FRAZIER

June 12, 1928-April 18, 2014 Grace Blomberg Frazier, 85, LaGrange, died Friday. Funeral will be tonight at 5 at Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Wayne Brown officiating. Interment will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Snow Hill...

J.R. HOWELL

Died April 17, 2014 J.R. Howell, 70, Shaw Road, Kenly, died at Wilson Medical Center Thursday. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dewayne Eakes officiating. Burial will be at Kenly Cemetery....

RUDOLPH IVEY

The Rev. Rudolph Ivey died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

BARBARA COLEY JACKSON

Barbara Coley Jackson, 63, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at McGraw Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ELIZABETH E. MINCEY

Elizabeth E. Mincey, 77, 2923 Rollingwood Drive, Augusta, Ga., died Friday in Augusta. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

FRANK I. ROBERTS

Frank Ivan Roberts, 70, 211 Nancy Drive, Dudley, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ROYCE LESTER SNIPES

May 2, 1927-April 19, 2014 Royce Lester Snipes, 86, Cary, died Saturday morning. He was born May 2, 1927, in Johnston County, and was the son of the late Marvin Wilbert and Myrtle Smith Snipes. He was preceded in...

SYLVIA G. WATERS

Died April 16, 2014 Sylvia Grace Waters, 75, 792 Bennetts Bridge Road, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. Graveside service will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. She was married to the late J.W....