Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

LOUISE GOLDEN BROWN-HALL

Louise Golden Brown-Hall, 81, 1185 Dover Road, Cove City, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

DONNIE ARNDER

Donnie Arnder, 79, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JOHNNY ARTIS

Oct. 9, 1954-Aug. 16, 2014 Johnny Artis, 59, 1886 Rosewood Road, Goldsboro, died Saturday in Duke University Medical Center. He was born Oct. 9, 1954, in Wilson County to George Washington Artis and Rosa Mae Spruill. Funeral services will...

LANDER COE

Died Aug. 19, 2014 Mr. Lander Coe, 79, 1303 Queen St., Wilson, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Coe was employed with Hamilton Funeral Chapel for more than 60 years. Funeral arrangements, which are...

JAMES WILLIAM "TUNK/T.C." COLEY

Died Aug. 17, 2014 James William “Tunk/T.C.” Coley passed away Sunday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Head Quarters, 1800 S. Slocumb St.,...

HAZEL CHESTNUTT DUNN

Nov. 17, 1925-Aug. 17, 2014 Hazel Chestnutt Dunn, 84, died Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Harriet Goodman Chestnutt, and mother of the late Ronald...

LUCY A. GRISSOM FERRELL

Died Aug. 16, 2014 Lucy Ann Grissom Ferrell, 102, Apex, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at The Laurels of Forest Glenn in Garner. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at White Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church, with elder...

DAVID FULGHUM

David Fulghum died today at Rex Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home inc....

FAYE GARRIS GAY

Faye Garris Gay, 70, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

REBECCA M. GRAY

Aug. 29, 1922-Aug. 19, 2014 Mrs. Rebecca Moye Gray, 91, Goldsboro, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Rebecca was born in Franklin County (Bunn, N.C.) Aug. 29, 1922, the daughter of Madison Herbert Moye and Helen Jeffreys Moye. Following graduation...

MARNELL "NELL" GURLEY JOHNSON

Died Aug. 19, 2014 Marnell "Nell" Gurley Johnson, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. A native of Goldsboro, N.C., she had been a resident of the Chattanooga area for the past 35 years, and was the daughter of the...

MURALI MOHAN RAO JONNALAGADDA

June 29, 1941-Aug. 18, 2014 Murali Mohan Rao Jonnalagadda, MD, MPH, DLFAPA, lovingly called "Dr. Jonn," Jacksonville, N.C., passed away abruptly at the age of 73 at Vident Medical Center in Greenville, N.C., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, from complications...

MARY ANN JEFFREYS MAXWELL

March 5, 1929-Aug. 21, 2014 Mary Ann Jeffreys Maxwell died Thursday morning, Aug. 21, 2014, at her home. She was born in Wayne County March 5, 1929, to the late James Talbot Jeffreys and Gay Pugh Jeffreys. Mary Ann...

GRANVILLE SMITH

Died Aug. 18, 2014 Granville Robert "Bob" Smith Jr., Hanover, Md., died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Rose and Dr. Ken Williams officiating. Burial will be in Pridgen...

HILDA H. WADE

July 27, 1926-Aug. 19, 2014 Hilda Hines Wade, 88, LaGrange, died Tuesday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at LaGrange Church of God, with the Rev. Arnold Ball and the Rev. Kevin Woolard officiating. Interment will be Friday at...

LAURA H. WEEKS

Dec. 18, 1923-Aug. 20, 2014 Mrs. Laura Hunter Weeks departed this life early Wednesday morning, Aug. 20, while at home and with loved ones surrounding her. This 90-year-old lady was a longtime resident of Thunder Swamp area near Mount...

WALTER S. WILLIAMS JR.

March 2, 1946-Aug. 19, 2014 Walter S. Williams Jr., 68, 203 Workman St., died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel at Haskins Funeral Home He was born March 2,...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

KATIE M. CARLTON

Pastor Katie M. Carlton, 73, Temple Hills, Md., died Saturday in Silver Spring, Md. Arrangements are pending at Strickland Funeral Services....

HAROLD C. EGGLESTON

Harold C. Eggleston 55, 11435 Old U.S. 70 West, Cove City, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

LEOLA MCDUFFIE GORDON

Oct. 14, 1930-Aug. 16, 2014 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mother Leola McDuffie Gordon, 83, lovingly known by family and Church friends as "Mother Gordon,"...

PHIL M. GRADY

Died Aug. 14, 2014 Phillip M. "Phil" Grady, 63, Troutdale, Va., formerly of Outlaw Bridge community of Seven Springs, died Thursday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Outlaw Bridge Universalist Church. He was the son of the...

DEAN GRAHAM

Died Aug. 18, 2014 Dean Graham, 80, Emerald Isle, died Monday. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church in Newton Grove. Entombment will be Friday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Newton Grove. She was born...

NITA GARDNER HEDREEN

Died Aug. 18, 2014 Nita Gardner Hedreen, 61, Emerald Isle, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. The family will conduct a memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday at Chapel by the Sea, with the Rev....

EARL HERRING

Died Aug. 19, 2014 Benjamin Earl Herring, 88, Goldsboro, died early Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late Louis Benjamin and Estelle Exum Herring of Goldsboro. The family will receive friends Wednesday,...

JAIDA T. JONES

Jaida T. Jones, 12, Kenly, died Monday at Duke University Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MURALI M. RAO

Dr. Murali Mohan "Dr. Jon" Rao, 73, Jacksonville, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Pitt County. Arrangements are pending at Jones Funeral Home of Jacksonville....

BOB SMITH

Granville Robert "Bob" Smith, Hanover, Md., died Monday in Baltimore. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

HILDA H. WADE

Hilda Hines Wade, 88, LaGrange, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LAURA H. WEEKS

Laura Hunter Weeks, 90, Thunder Swamp Road, Mount Olive, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THOMAS CHEEKS

Died Aug. 13, 2014 Thomas Cheeks, 84, Magnolia, died Wednesday at St. John Hospital in Far Rockaway, N.Y. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr...

HELEN ROGERS ELLIS

Died Aug. 17, 2014 Helen Rogers Ellis, 90, passed away Aug. 17, 2014. She was a faithful member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Raleigh. Helen proudly served as a Sunday school teacher in the church for more...

RICHARD L. FORSHEY

Richard Lee Forshey, 69, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

FLORENCE GORSKI

Florence Gorski, 87, 2128 Eldorado Blvd., North Cape Coral, Fla., died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DOROTHY DAVIS HERRING

Aug. 5, 1924-Aug. 17, 2014 Dorothy Davis Herring, 90, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born in Wayne County Aug. 5, 1924, to the late John M. Davis and Ella Hill...

EARL HERRING

Benjamin Earl Herring, 88, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VICTORIA HODGES

Died Aug. 12, 2014 Victoria Hodges, 78, Magnolia, died Aug. 12 at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial...

ARMETTA STALLINGS LEE

Died Aug. 13, 2014 Armetta Stallings Lee, 82, died Wednesday at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. The funeral will be today at Mount Level Missionary Baptist Church in Durham at noon. Burial will be at 5 p.m. at Batts...

BARBARA N. SHALLINGTON MARTIN

March 25, 1959-Aug. 18, 2014 Barbara Nell Shallington Martin, 55, Bug Shop Road, Princeton, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial will...

VELMA S. PRICE

March 18, 1948-Aug. 17, 2014 Velma Swinson Price, 66, Seven Springs, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Velma was born March 18, 1948, in Duplin County to the late Ulysses Swinson and Bertha Brock Swinson. She was wife of...

ADDISON J. SPEIGHT

Addison Joaquin Speight, 3 months old, died Sunday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

WALTER S. WILLIAMS

Walter S. Williams, 68, 203 Workman St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Monday, August 18, 2014

BOB ARNOLD

May 27, 1943-Aug. 16, 2014 Ret. Master Sgt. Robert "Bob" Patrick Arnold, 71, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at his home. Bob was born in Erie, Pa., May 27, 1943, to the late Veronica Szesciorka Arnold...

JAMES W. COLEY

James W. "T.C." Coley, 82, 1228 Tommy's Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JEAN B. DARDEN

May 31, 1934-Aug. 17, 2014 Mrs. Jean Barfield Darden, Thunder Swamp community west of Mount Olive, passed from this life into the presence of her Lord and savior in the early hours of Sunday morning, Aug. 17, 2014, while...

HAZEL CHESTNUTT DUNN

Hazel Chestnutt Dunn, 88, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

CHRISHANDA L. FOSTER

Chrishanda "Chrissy" Latissa Foster, 35, Federal Way, Washington, died Aug. 10 in Washington state. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

LEOLA MCDUFFIE GORDON

Leola McDuffie Gordon, 83, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

DOROTHY DAVIS HERRING

Dorothy Davis Herring, 90, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VELMA S. PRICE

Velma Swinson Price, Seven Springs, died Sunday at Always Compassionate Family Care. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

BUSTER SASSER JR.

March 16, 1944-Aug. 17, 2014 George Franklin "Buster" Sasser Jr., 70, Fremont, passed away early Sunday morning at his home. Buster was born in Wayne County March 16, 1944, to the late George Franklin and Alice Geneva Edgerton Sasser....

RICHARD J. SESSOMS

Died Aug. 16, 2014 Richard J. Sessoms, 73, died Saturday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Community Funeral Home of Rose Hill Inc. Burial will be at Devotional Gardens....