Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

EDWARD H. AKEN

April 22, 1953-Sept. 27, 2016 Edward Harris Aken, 63, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Burdette Aken and Hilda H. Aken Smack. Mr. Aken was a truck driver. A funeral...

WOODROW ANDERSON

Retired Lt. Col. Woodrow Anderson, 75, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KENNETH WAYNE BLACKMAN

Died Sept. 25, 2016 Kenneth Wayne Blackman, 53, Clinton, passed surrounded by family Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Memorial service will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Maple Grove United Methodist...

WINDOM L. ELLIOTT

March 22, 1977-Sept. 24, 2016 Windom Levi Elliott, 39, Show Low, Ariz., died Saturday. He was born March 22, 1977, in Woodville, Texas. He was the son of Tomye Jo and Michael Gardner and Bobby Elliott of Warren. He...

MICHAEL A. FAISON

Aug. 29, 1958-Sept. 25, 2016 Michael A. Faison, 58, died Sunday at the home of his cousin in Raleigh. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will be at...

ROSA B. LOFTON

March 4, 1942-Sept. 27, 2016 Mother Rosa B. Lofton, 74, 404 N. James, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at noon at Church of God and True Holiness. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She was born...

CHRISTOPHER A. MALSON

Christopher Andrew Malson, 25, 1105 First St., Wilson, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

WILLIAM H. MERRITT

William Howard Merritt, 66, East Second Street, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JA'TAVION A. PENDER

Ja'Tavion Amaru Pender, 1 month old, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ALBERT POWELL JR.

Died Sept. 20, 2016 Albert Powell Jr., Hyattsville, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Sept. 20. Funeral will be Thursday in West Hyattsville at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Friday 1 to 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Interment will...

ELLEN F. RADFORD

Nov. 29, 1943-Sept. 26, 2016 Ellen Faye "Byrd" Radford, 72, died Monday at Wayne UNC Health Care. There will be no formal service. She was born Nov. 29, 1943, to the late James Burden "J.B." and Alice Minshew Radford....

AGNES E. SPARROW

Jan. 9, 1945-Sept. 26, 2016 Agnes E. Sparrow, 71, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Agnes was born in Wayne County Jan. 9, 1945, to the late Dennie Wilbert Stroud and Walter Etta Beamon Stroud....

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

BRUCE K. BASDEN

Feb. 25, 1941-Sept. 25, 2016 Bruce Kellum Basden, 75, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Samuel L. and Bettie Price Basden. Bruce was a member of Dudley Christian...

JUDITH BRITT

Judith Britt, 68, Mount Olive, died Monday in SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Sevices....

NAOMI N. COWARD

Died Sept. 25, 2016 Naomi N. Coward, 87, died Sunday at Countryside Village. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. in Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park. She was born in Pitt County, the daughter...

WINDOM L. ELLIOTT

Windom Levi Elliott, 39, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOROTHY S. HACKMAN

Dorothy Savage Hackman died Monday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

JEAN STOKES JONES

July 10, 1931-Sept. 25, 2016 Emma Jean Stokes Jones, 85, Kinston, died at home Sunday. Memorial service will be Wednesday at noon, with the Rev. W.J. Forehand officiating. She was born July 10, 1931, in Pitt County to the...

ROSA LOFTON

Mother Rosa Lofton, 74, 404 N. James, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

SAMANTHA A. MYERS

Sept. 13, 1967-Sept. 25, 2016 Samantha Ann Porter Myers, 49, died Sunday at home. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Piney Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Born Sept. 13, 1967, in Johnston County, she...

ELLEN R. RADFORD

Ellen Faye Radford, 72, died Monday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

BEVERLY JEAN RAINS

Sept. 11. 1953-Sept. 26, 2016 Beverly Jean Rains, 63, Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family and friends. Beverly was born in Charleston, S.C., Sept. 11, 1953, to the...

MR. ERNEST REID

Died Sept. 24, 2016 Mr. Ernest Reid, 602 Robinson Place, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday at noon at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joe Jackson officiating. Burial will...

CLAUDE ROUSE

Aug. 17, 1929-Sept. 25, 2016 Claude Rouse, 87, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2015. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service at...

AGNES E. SPARROW

Agnes E. Sparrow, 71, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAZEL KORNEGAY THORNTON

May 26, 1924-Sept. 25, 2016 Hazel Kornegay Thornton, 92, Dudley, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, while a resident of Genesis Healthcare of Mount Olive Center. Hazel was born in Wayne County May 26, 1924,...

Monday, September 26, 2016

ALMA HALL DANIELS

July 2, 1927-Sept. 25, 2016 Alma Hall Daniels, 89, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Smitha Pollard Hall and was the wife of the...

MICHAEL A. FAISON

Michael A. Faison, 58, of Clingman Street, died Sunday in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

JOHNNIE P. HARRIS

Died Sept. 21, 2016 Johnnie P. Harris, 73, Snow Hill, died Wednesday at home. Graveside service will be Tuesday noon at Snow Hill Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Delois Harris. Visitation will be 6 to 7 tonight...

JEAN STOKES JONES

Jean Stokes Jones, 85, Kinston, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

OTIS L. NARRON

Aug. 23, 1944-Sept. 25, 2016 Otis Lee Narron, 72, Middlesex, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Kenly Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Anthony Stewart officiating. He was born in Johnston County on...

ELIZABETH D. NEWMAN

Elizabeth D. Newman, 90, died Saturday at Harmony Hall, Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home of Kinston....

GEORGE L. PARKS

George Lee Parks, 70, 1046 LaGrange Road, LaGrange, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DAVID E. PEMBERTON

David Earl Pemberton, 60, died Sunday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ERNEST REID

Ernest Reid, 602 Robinson Place, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CLAUDE ROUSE

Claude Rouse Jr., 87, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAZEL KORNEGAY THORNTON

Hazel Kornegay Thornton, 92, died Sunday at Genesis Healthcare, Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MELTON D. TYNDALL

Sept. 17, 1930-Sept. 25, 2016 Melton Donald "Tootie" Tyndall, 86, LaGrange, died Sunday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie V. Hobgood officiating. Burial will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at...

Sunday, September 25, 2016

JAMES H. ASKINS

March 5, 1936-May 12, 2016 Retired Dr. James Holloway Askins, Fayetteville, died May 12 at the North Carolina Sate Veterans Nursing Home. Born March 5, 1936, in Lake City, S.C., he was the son of the late Jamie and...

EDWIN R. "BUD" BEST

July 1, 1926-Sept. 23, 2016 Edwin Ray "Bud" Best, 90, Goldsboro, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at his home. Bud was born in Wayne County, N.C., July 1, 1926, to the late Ben W. Best and Margaret Edgerton...

GROVER A. BICE JR.

Oct. 18, 1957-Sept. 23, 2016 Grover Aurbin Bice Jr., 58, Princeton, died Friday, at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Matt Wilson officiating. He was born in Tripoli, Libya,...

SHANARA M. CLAY

Died Sept. 21, 2016 Shanara Michelle Clay, 30, Wilson, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Monday at noon at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson. Burial will be in Hamilton Burial Garden of Wilson....

TOM H. COLIE

Sept. 13, 1935-Sept. 23, 2016 Tom Harvey Colie, 81, LaGrange, peacefully passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Tom was born Sept. 13, 1935, in Wayne County to the late Sherman Colie and Lola Carter...

KEITH M. DRAPER

Keith M. Draper, 31, 501 Alleghany Road, Fayetteville, died Friday in Cape Fear Medical Center . Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES EDWARD HAYES SR.

Died Sept. 23, 2016 James Edward Hayes Sr., 58, Mount Olive, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. A memorial service will be held Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at 6 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel of Newton Grove....

CHRISTOPHER LOCUS

Christopher Locus, 23, Raleigh, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

ROBERT "BOB" WORTH NOAH

Jan. 13, 1938-Sept. 11, 2016 Mr. Robert 'Bob" Worth Noah, Dunnellon, Fla., passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the age of 78. Robert was born to parents, Charles and Hazel Noah, Jan. 13, 1938, in Guilford County, N.C....

DANNIE ROUNDTREE

Dannie Roundtree, 55, Wilson, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

RUBY WALTERS LANGSTON SINGLETON

April 12, 1928-Sept. 23, 2016 Ruby Walters Langston Singleton, 88, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Wayne UNC Health Care surrounded by her loving family. Homegoing service will be held Sunday, Sept....

JAMES W. STANLEY

Died May 13, 2016 James W. Stanley, 69, LaGrange, died May 13 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Service was private. Arrangements were by Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

DWIGHT WILLINGHAM

Dwight Willingham, 61, Sims, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Atkins Memorial Tabernacle of Sims. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....