Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Sunday, February 26, 2017

JAMES ANDERSON SR.

James Robert Anderson Sr., 77, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JIMMIE LEE BARNES

Jimmie Lee Barnes, 78, of Wilson, died Thursday at the Durham VA hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

EDNA JEAN BLAKENEY

Edna Jean Blakeney, 69, of Kinston, died Friday at UNC Lenoir Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home of Kinston....

MARY BETH N. BOKOP

Sept. 6, 1923-Feb. 22, 2017 Mary Beth Netzley Bokop, 93, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at home in Goldsboro, N.C. She was born Sept. 6, 1923, to Harold W. Netzley and Mona B. Curtis Netzley of Tipp...

ULIS N. DAWSON

Ulis N. Dawson, 602 Longleaf Avenue, died Friday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, LaGrange....

THOMAS K. DREW

Thomas Kenton Drew, 62, died Thursday, Feb. 16, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Services....

DIANA KAY KEGG

Diana Kay Kegg, 51, died Thursday at home. She was born in Idaho on Aug. 8, 1965. She is survived by a daughter and son. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

RICHARD LAMBERT

Richard Lambert, 61, of 935 W. Oak Street, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

HERMAN T. LASSITER

Herman Thomas Lassiter, 66, died Saturday at UNC Wayne Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

VIRGINIA MOYE

Virginia Diane Moye, 78, of Smithfield, died Friday evening at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

STEPHANIE L. PHIPPS

Aug. 14, 1968-Feb. 23, 2017 Stephanie Lenora Phipps, 48, died at home on Thursday. She was born in Richlands County, S.C. to the late James Boyce and Linda Marshall McRae Coleman and was married to Joseph S. Phipps. Funeral...

JACQUELINE D. ROUSE

Jacqueline Dunn Rouse, 65, of Snow Hill died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

REBECCA K. ROUSE

May 30, 1944-Feb. 24, 2017 Rebecca Koonts Rouse, 72, passed away Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Guilford County, she was the daughter of the late Archie Alva Koonts and Helen Snider Koonts...

RUTH S. SMITH

Feb. 1, 1935-Feb. 25, 2017 Ruth Anne Sullivan Smith, 82 passed away Saturday morning at Woodard Care in Goldsboro. Ruth was born in Haverhill, Mass. on Feb. 1, 1935, to the late Alvada Sullivan and Doris Bird McCormick. She...

DANNY J. WADE

Jan. 10, 1976-Feb. 24, 2017 Danny Joe Wade, 41, passed away Friday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice surrounded by his family. He is the son of the late Joe Wade and Barbara Marie McGinnis Wade Padgett. Danny was employed with...

ARTHUR WESTERGARD

Arthur Westergard, 71, of Hookerton, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

Friday, February 24, 2017

JOHNESE BRYANT

Johnese Bryant, 74, Wilson, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

LEROY GRANTHAM

Died Feb.19, 2017 Leroy Grantham, 88, 1700 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Sunday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chape. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park South Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday an hour prior to...

SANDRA E. HARDY JACKSON

Feb. 6, 1953-Feb. 22, 2017 Sandra Elizabeth Hardy Jackson, 64, Princeton, died at Johnston Medical Center Wednesday. Funeral will be in Casey Funeral Home chapel Saturday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Hunt officiating. She was born Feb....

DIANA K. KEGG

Diana Kay Kegg, 51,died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LULA M. MCKEITHEN

Died Feb. 18, 2017 Lula Marie McKeithen, 73, Wilson, died Saturday. Funeral will be noon Sunday at Mount Hebron Seventh Day Adventist Church of Wilson. Interment will be in Rest Haven Cemetery of Wilson. Visitation will be 4 p.m....

ROGER B. NORRIS

July 22, 1941-Feb. 22, 2017 Roger Burnell Norris, 75, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at his home. Roger was born in Wayne County, N.C., July 22, 1941, to the late James Burnell Norris and Flossie May Evans...

STEPHANIE L. PHIPPS

Stephanie Lenora Phipps, 48, died at home Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

VICTOR SAULS

Victor Sauls, 56, resident of Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DANNY WADE

Danny Wade died Friday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Thursday, February 23, 2017

DEBRA J. FAISON-MARTIN

Sept. 18, 1961-Feb. 17, 2017 Debra Jean Faison-Martin, 55, 184 David Bright Road, Faison, died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Moses Chapel Church of Christ of Faison, with Dr. Evelena...

CURTIS ANDERSON

Died Feb. 21, 2017 Curtis Anderson, 56, Wilson, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday at L.N. Forbes Tabernacle of Wilson at 1 p.m. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

CALEB SAMUEL ARNS

Feb. 14, 2017-Feb. 20, 2017 Caleb Samuel Arns passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, and is now in the loving arms of Jesus. Caleb was born Feb....

MARY B. BOKOP

Mary Beth Bokop, 93, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LINWOOD R. BROWN

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Linwood Ray Brown, 45, 511 N. Queen St., Kinston, died Sunday at UNC Lenoir Health Care. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rhema Word Christian Center of Kinston. Burial will be in Core Creek...

NOAH FAISON

Died Feb. 20, 2017 Noah Faison, 67, 317 Brogden St., Dudley, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at New First Corinthian Holy Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. He...

PATRICIA RAINEY FAISON

Died Feb. 17, 2017 Patricia Rainey Faison, 74, Mount Olive, died Friday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Carmel Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

EMMA GRAY FELIX

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Emma Gray Felix, 84, Wilson, died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

KENNETH EUGENE "MANN" HAMM

Died Feb. 22, 2017 Kenneth Eugene "Mann" Hamm, Goldsboro, died peacefully at home Wednesday. Mr. Hamm was a retired truck driver, mechanic and heavy equipment operator. He was a native of Wayne, and was preceded in death by his...

ROGER B. NORRIS

Roger B. Norris, 76, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES D. NUNN SR.

Died Feb. 20, 2017 Charles Dupree Nunn Sr., 83, Wilson, died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

MARGARET A. PARKS

April 2, 1941-Feb. 19, 2017 Margaret Ann "Meal" Parks, 75, 1016 N. Harrison St., Richmond, Va., formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at VCU Medical Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel of...

FAISON HAROLD RAYNOR

Died Feb. 22, 2017 Faison Harold Raynor, 73, Newton Grove, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Adam Brinkley...

NORMA LEE HOWELL SMITH

Nov. 17, 1924-Feb. 21, 2017 Norma Lee Howell Smith, 92, Hood Swamp community, was called home Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, to the loving arms of Jesus Christ her Lord. Norma was born in Wayne County Nov. 17, 1924, to...

SYBIL PEARCE SNIPES

Oct. 24, 1940-Feb. 22, 2017 Sybil Pearce Snipes, 76, Princeton, died at the Brian Center of Goldsboro Wednesday. Funeral will be in Casey Funeral Home chapel 7 tonight, with the Rev. Thomas V. Pearce and the Rev. Johnny DiCorte...

JOHN IRVIN VAUSE

Died Feb. 21, 2017 John Irvin Vause, 93, Kinston, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at UNC Lenoir Healthcare. "Jack" was a lifelong farmer in Lenoir County. He was active in Southwest Christian Church, where he served as treasurer...

DEBORAH K. WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Deborah Kaye Williams, 49, Lucama, died Sunday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

BETTIE L. WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 20, 2017 Bettie Louise Williams, 88, Wilson, died Monday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

JAMES HAROLD WISE

July 30, 1936-Feb. 21, 2017 James Harold Wise, 80, Mount Olive, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Wayne UNC Healthcare surrounded by his family. James was born in Wayne County July 30, 1936, to the late Arlon and...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

CALEB S. ARNS

Caleb Samuel Arns, 6-day-old son of Joseph and Fahm Arns, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EVA BASS

Feb. 5, 1924-Feb. 20, 2017 Eva Bass, 93, Wilson, died Monday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a funeral at 2 p.m. in the...

SADIE F. CASTEEN

Sadie Frances Casteen, 75, died Tuesday at Fremont Rest Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KENNETH E. HAMM

Kenneth E. Hamm, 71, died at home today. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

MOZELLE HILL HINES

Died Feb. 18, 2017 Wiley Mozelle Hill Hines, 92, Goldsboro, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Hill and Anna Eason Hill. Mrs. Hines received a business...

MARY KORNEGAY HUMPHREY

Died Feb. 17, 2017 Mary Kornegay Humphrey, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at Word of Truth Christian Fellowship Church at 1 p.m., with pastor Timothy Dortch officiating. Burial will be at Wayne...

JAMES E. JOHNSON

James Earl “Pig” Johnson, 79, West Walnut Street, died Tuesday at Johnson Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NORMA LEE

HOWELL SMITH Norma Lee Howell Smith, 92, died Tuesday at Suttons Retirement Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY E. MILLER

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Mary Elizabeth Miller, 80, Warsaw, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be at Rose...

THOMAS HENRY MORRIS

Oct. 14, 1938-Feb. 21, 2017 Thomas Henry Morris, 78, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Thomas was born in Abbeville, S.C., Oct. 14, 1938, to Verna Watson Morris and the...

DWIGHT K. ROWE

Sept. 20, 1950-Feb. 18, 2017 Dwight Kramer Rowe, 66, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at noon in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born in...

CHARLINE T. WINSLOW

Jan. 9, 1931-Feb. 21, 2017 Charline Tribble Winslow, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at her home. Charline was born in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 1931, and was raised in Charleston, S.C., by her parents, Charles and...

JAMES H. WISE

James Harold Wise, 80, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CALEB S. ARNS

Caleb Samuel Arns, 6-day-old son of Joseph and Fahm Arns, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EVA BASS

Feb. 5, 1924-Feb. 20, 2017 Eva Bass, 93, Wilson, died Monday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a funeral at 2 p.m. in the...

SADIE F. CASTEEN

Sadie Frances Casteen, 75, died Tuesday at Fremont Rest Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KENNETH E. HAMM

Kenneth E. Hamm, 71, died at home today. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

MOZELLE HILL HINES

Died Feb. 18, 2017 Wiley Mozelle Hill Hines, 92, Goldsboro, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Hill and Anna Eason Hill. Mrs. Hines received a business...

MARY KORNEGAY HUMPHREY

Died Feb. 17, 2017 Mary Kornegay Humphrey, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at Word of Truth Christian Fellowship Church at 1 p.m., with pastor Timothy Dortch officiating. Burial will be at Wayne...

JAMES E. JOHNSON

James Earl “Pig” Johnson, 79, West Walnut Street, died Tuesday at Johnson Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NORMA LEE

HOWELL SMITH Norma Lee Howell Smith, 92, died Tuesday at Suttons Retirement Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY E. MILLER

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Mary Elizabeth Miller, 80, Warsaw, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be at Rose...

THOMAS HENRY MORRIS

Oct. 14, 1938-Feb. 21, 2017 Thomas Henry Morris, 78, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Thomas was born in Abbeville, S.C., Oct. 14, 1938, to Verna Watson Morris and the...

DWIGHT K. ROWE

Sept. 20, 1950-Feb. 18, 2017 Dwight Kramer Rowe, 66, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at noon in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born in...

CHARLINE T. WINSLOW

Jan. 9, 1931-Feb. 21, 2017 Charline Tribble Winslow, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at her home. Charline was born in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 1931, and was raised in Charleston, S.C., by her parents, Charles and...

JAMES H. WISE

James Harold Wise, 80, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....