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Friday, January 20, 2017

WILLIAM D. HEHL

Died Jan. 19, 2017 William “Bill” Dwight Hehl, 85, of Crestwood Drive, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of...

VIVIAN D. EDMUNDSON HOLDEN

March 21, 1941-Jan. 18, 2017 Vivian D. Edmundson Holden, 75, 603 Brogden St., Dudley, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Victory Faith Center, with apostle Walter Barbour officiating. Burial will be...

JOHN C. LIKENS

John C. Likens, 45, Kinston, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ALAN C. MOORE

Alan C. Moore, 91, died Thursday at Oak Hammock Health Pavilion in Gainesville, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

DONALD GRAY MURRAY

Jan. 26, 1934-Jan. 19, 2017 Donald Gray Murray, 82, Bessemer City, passed away on Jan. 19, 2017, at Alexandria Place, Gastonia. He was born Jan. 26, 1934, in Rutherford County, son of the late John Adolphus Murray and Mollie...

Thursday, January 19, 2017

MELVIN ARTIS

Melvin Artis, 78, 1399 Norwayne School Road, Fremont, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center of Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LATONIA B. BARNES

Latonia Bridgette Barnes, 39, 2137 Barefoot Park Lane Southwest, Wilson, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

ETHEL ELKS BARNHILL

Dec. 6, 1924-Jan. 17, 2017 Ethel Elks Barnhill, 92, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Ethel was born in Pitt County Dec. 6, 1924, to the late Walter Leon Elks and...

ENOLIA J. DANELTY

Died Jan. 10, 2017 Enolia J. Danelty, 104, 590 Industrial Drive, Wendell, died Jan. 10 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Lee Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church of Wendell. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

JAMES W. DECATUR

May 12, 1957-Jan. 15, 2017 James Wayne Decatur, 59, died Sunday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Burial will be at Davis Memorial Cemetery in Cumberland, Md. He was born in Washington, D.C., May 12, 1957, to Darlene Decatur. Arrangements...

CLIFTON FRYAR SR.

Died Jan. 15, 2017 Clifton Fryar Sr., 71, 153 Sam Fryar Lane, Faison, died Sunday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Hills Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Woodrow Grandy officiating....

WILLIAM HEHL

William Hehl, 85, died today at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

VIVIAN D. HOLDEN

Vivian D. Holden, 75, 603 Brogden St., Dudley, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARY POWELL KING

Died Jan. 15, 2017 Mary Powell King passed away Jan. 15, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, N.C. She was born in Fair Bluff, N.C., in 1928 to Lillian O'Banner Powell and Bruce Culpepper Powell Sr. She...

DONALD E. KNOX

Donald E. Knox, 69, 707 Second St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

PATRICIA SUTTON LEWIS

Oct. 13, 1945-Jan. 17, 2017 Patricia Sutton Lewis, 71, Kenansville, died Tuesday at Onslow House in Jacksonville. Visitation will be Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a funeral at 11 a.m. in the...

CHARLIE RHOADES

Died Jan. 13, 2017 Charlie Rhoades, 92, 3158 Old Stantonsburg Road, Wilson, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle of Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home...

DAVON L. ROBERTS

Feb. 19, 1993-Jan. 15, 2017 Davon Lee Roberts, 23, 6293 Garris Road, LaGrange, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Gospel Light Temple Church. Burial will be at Old Mill...

LINDA SASSER

May 31, 1964-Jan. 11, 2017 Linda Sasser, 52, 411 S. Vance St., Fremont, died Jan. 11 in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ. Burial will be in Fremont Cemetery....

NAZZMARE N. SMITH

Died Jan. 13, 2017 Nazzmare Nicole Smith, 30, 134 Daffodil Drive, Dudley, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Holy Ghost Cathedral, with apostle Preston James officiating. Burial will be in Carver Cemetery. Born...

LYNN TURLINGTON

Homegoing service for Lynn Turlington will be tonight at 6 at Fort Run Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with visitation afterward. A service of Howell Funeral Home. (Pd)...

MAMIE LEE BOYKIN WALL

Died Jan. 12, 2017 Mamie Lee Boykin Wall, 99, 143 Brentwood Drive, Selma, died Jan. 12 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rocky Branch United Church of Christ of Kenly. Interment...

JAMES ROBERT "ROBIN" WILLIAMS

Died Jan. 16, 2017 James Robert "Robin" Williams, 60, received his healing Monday evening at Kitty Askins surrounded by his family. The last 20 years of Robin's life, he was disabled. He lived a simple life. A poor man...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

ETHEL ELKS BARNHILL

Ethel Elks Barnhill, 92, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES DECATUR

James Wayne DeCatur, 59, died Sunday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

PATRICIA DUSSEAU

Died Jan. 15, 2017 Patricia "Sissy" Dusseau, 56, Dudley, died at home Sunday. Funeral will be today at 4.30 p.m. at The Bishop Lonnie E. Holloway Sr. Memorial Chapel at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

EDGAR L. EDWARDS

Died Jan. 6, 2017 Edgar L. Edwards Jr., 78, LaGrange, died Jan. 6 at UNC Lenoir Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. at S. Connor Memorial Funeral chapel Saturday. Interment will be in St. Delight Cemetery in Walstonburg. Visitation...

R.G. "PETE" GURLEY

Nov. 19, 1936-Jan. 17, 2017 Raymond Glenwood "Pete" Gurley, longtime resident of Mount Olive, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. He was 80 years of age. Visitation with the Gurley family will...

PATRICIA SUTTON LEWIS

Patricia Sutton Lewis, 71, died Tuesday at Onslow House in Jacksonville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NANCY CREOLA EARP PARRISH

June 24, 1926-Jan. 17, 2017 Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, 2017, Nancy Creola Earp Parrish, 90, Goldsboro, moved to her heavenly home. Creola was a godly woman, who loved the Lord and her family and set an example for her...

SIGMUND REID

Sigmund Reid, 42, Fremont, died Wednesday in Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

KASEY LADOUCE SWARTZ

April 23, 1987-Jan. 15, 2017 Kasey LaDouce Swartz, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, passed peacefully into that far better life with her Lord. Her courage during this fight was typical of her strength of character, reflecting...

LYNN RENEE TURLINGTON

April 12, 1956-Jan. 16, 2017 Lynn Renee Turlington, 60, Snow Hill, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care. Homegoing services will be held Thursday evening, Jan. 19, 2017, at...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WILLARD ALLEN "SONNY" ANDERSON

Dec. 14, 1928-Jan. 15, 2017 Willard Allen "Sonny" Anderson, 88, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late William Mark and Lillie Holloman Anderson, and was the husband of...

BRENDA STRICKLAND DAVIS

Sept. 23, 1947-Jan. 15, 2017 Brenda Strickland Davis, 69, Pikeville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Brenda was born in Johnston County Sept. 23, 1947, to the late Barden and Estelle Parrish Strickland. She...

JESSIE M. RUSSELL EXKANO

March 25, 1933-Jan. 9, 2017 Jessie Mae Russell Exkano, 83, 2101 N. William St., Apt. 213, died Jan. 9 at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church. Burial will be in New Orleans, La....

SARAH W. GRANT

July 25, 1940 Jan. 16, 2017 Sarah Frances Williams Johnson Grant, 76, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, at her home near Goldsboro. She was daughter of the late Vivian Carr Williams and Frank Williams Sr. of the Williams Crossroads...

R.G. GURLEY

R.G. "Pete" Gurley, Mount Olive, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall....

MARY MARGARET HARRISON

Nov. 23, 1938-Jan. 15, 2017 Mary Margaret Kelly Harrison, 78, LaGrange, peacefully passed away to her heavenly reward Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. Mary Margaret was born Nov. 23, 1938, to the late Harvey Nathan Kelly and Margaret Wheeler Kelly....

CELIA COBURN HOGGARD

March 6, 1929-Jan. 15, 2017 Celia Mae Coburn Hoggard, 87, died Sunday Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hoggard Family Cemetery of Windson. She was the daughter of the late William Elisha and Linnie Etta Bazemore Coburn,...

AUDREY S. LANE

Sept. 27, 1938-Jan. 13, 2017 Audrey Fane Sullivan Lane, 78, passed away at Rex Hospital. Audrey was born in Duplin County to the late Frank C. Sullivan and Lilla Mae Sullivan-Kornegay. Audrey was a longtime member of St. Mary...

NANCY EARP PARRISH

Nancy Earp Parrish, 90, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DAVON L. ROBERTS

Davon Lee Roberts, 23, 6293 Garris Road, LaGrange, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BOBBY J. SUTTON

Nov. 1, 1942-Jan. 15, 2017 Bobby James Sutton, 74, LaGrange, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery. He was born Nov. 1, 1942, in Lenoir...

LYNN TURLINGTON

Lynn Turlington, 60, died Monday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY SANDERS UZZELL

Died Jan. 16, 2017 Mary Sanders Uzzell, 90, formerly of Princeton, died at Classic Care of Smithfield Monday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dewayne Batten officiating. Burial will be...