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Thursday, May 25, 2017

SARAH ELIZABETH BREWINGTON ARTIS

May 22, 1924-May 20, 2017 Sarah Elizabeth Brewington Artis, 92, 211 Flowers Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born May 22, 1924, in Mount Olive, N.C., to Ezekiel and Matte Leach Brewington. She...

ROBERT E. BRADLEY

Robert E. Bradley, 77, 305 Central Drive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

PEARLINE RAYNOR "TOOTIE" FAISON

July 5, 1938-May 18, 2017 Pearline Raynor "Tootie" Faison, 78, 605 E. Walnut St., passed Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro, N.C. The celebration of her life will be held Sunday, May 28, 2017,...

LEONZA T. GLASPIE

Died May 19, 2017 Leonza Thomas Glaspie, 82, Charleston, S.C., formerly of Duplin County, died Friday at Summerville Medical Center in South Carolina. Funeral will be at Rainbow Missionary Baptist Church in Warsaw Friday at 11 a.m. Burial will...

RICKY HARDY JR.

Ricky Hardy Jr., 27, 904 Day Circle, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MELANIE HORTON

June 16, 1964-May 22, 2017 Melanie Horton, 52, Wilson, passed away Monday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. at Black Creek United Methodist Church, 200 Church St., Black Creek, N.C. Pastor Tuck Taylor will officiate. Melanie...

MR. RICKY RANDOLPH JONES

June 5, 1958-May 18, 2017 Mr. Ricky Randolph Jones, 58, died Thursday evening, May 18, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, N.C. Ricky was born at Wayne Memorial Hospital June 5, 1958, in Goldsboro, N.C. He graduated from...

JEAN C. LONG

Dec. 10, 1936-May 23, 2017 Shelby Jean Corbett Long, 80, Goldsboro, received her heavenly reward Tuesday, May 23, 2017, while surrounded by her loving family. Jean was born Dec. 10, 1936, in Lenoir County to the late Roby Corbett...

HAROLD CLAYTON MAGGARD SR.

Feb. 18, 1950-May 23, 2017 Harold Clayton Maggard Sr., 67, Mount Olive, passed away Tuesday at home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. A graveside service...

TRAVON R. MARLOWE

June 8, 1994-May 13, 2017 Travon Ramere Marlowe, 22, died May 13 at Carolina East Medical Center of New Bern. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Nannie D. Loftin Memorial Chapel at Loftin Memorial J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

BOBBY A. BAKER MOYE

Died May 19, 2017 Pastor Bobby Ann Baker Moye, 69, 9385 Main St., Vanceboro, died Friday at home. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Queen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Moye's Family Cemetery Visitation will...

MAYNARD D. PIGOTT

Died May 18, 2017 Maynard D. Pigott, 45, Wallace, died May 18 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Tuesday at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Eastern...

EDNA JONES PRICE

Edna Cox Jones Price, 91, formerly of Mount Olive and Kenansville, died Wednesday in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

BOBBY R. TUCKER

Aug. 14, 1938-May 24, 2017 Bobby Ray Tucker, 78, Magnolia, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. He was born Aug. 14, 1938,...

MILDRED R. JONES WATFORD

May 8, 1940-May 19, 2017 Mildred Ronell Jones Watford, 77, 103 Marlette Drive, died Friday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will...

JACK WILLIAMSON

Sept. 17, 1952-May 24, 2017 Graveside services for Jack Williamson will be held Saturday, May 27, at 11 a.m. at Grant's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery near Seven Springs. The family will receive friends after the service for a brief...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

JAVIER M. AGUIRRE

Died May 20, 2017 Javier Mondragon Aguirre, 38, died Saturday from injuries sustained in a work accident. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton Grove....

GERTIE BEST

Gertie Best, 102, 1393 Tommy's Road, died Tuesday in Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ROOSEVELT BRYANT SR.

Died May 19, 2017 Roosevelt Bryant Sr., 82, Rose Hill, died Friday at home. Funeral will be at St. Phillip AME Church of Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home Cemetery in...

JAMES "JIMMY" FAISON HEMPHILL

Died May 22, 2017 James "Jimmy" Faison Hemphill, 56, Seven Springs, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Betsy Hemphill. Survivors also include his mother, Lougene Smith Hemphill of Raleigh;...

JEAN C. LONG

Jean Corbett Long, 80, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

HAROLD MAGGARD

Harold Maggard, 67, Mount Olive, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LILLIE REID

Sept. 29, 1940-May 22, 2017 Lillie Reid, 76, 1477 Airport Road, Pikeville, died Monday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 3 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be...

REBECCA IRENE WEBBER KILLETTE TRAINUM

Oct. 1, 1918-May 17, 2017 Rebecca Irene Webber Killette Trainum died at Belaire Health Care Center of Gastonia, N.C., May 17, 2017, at the age of 98. She was born in Wayne County, N.C., Oct. 1, 1918, to Sarah...

MRS. BRENDA LASHAWN MILLER WATKINS

April 22, 1957-May 19, 2017 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Brenda LaShawn Miller Watkins, 60, 160 Cuyler Best Road, Goldsboro, N.C., passed away Friday,...

CLARENCE D. WHITLEY

Nov. 18, 1933-May 22, 2017 Clarence Derl Whitley, 83, passed away Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Johnson County, he was the son of the late Eddie and Ruby Whitley, and was the husband of Jean Whitley....

ALBERT L. WORRELLS SR.

Albert Lee Worrells Sr., 88, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SHIRLEY LEE ARMWOOD

Died May 19, 2017 Shirley Lee Armwood, 79, Faison, died Friday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Greater Six Run Baptist Church of Turkey. Visitation will be Wednesday 1 to 2 p.m. at the church. Arrangements by...

EVA BEST

Jan. 24, 1934-May 21, 2017 Eva Best, 83, 312 Warren Ave., Kinston, died Sunday. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church of LaGrange. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery of LaGrange. She...

BILLY RAY DANIELS

Jan. 25, 1951-May 22, 2017 Billy Ray Daniels, 66, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Monday, May 22, 2017, at his home. Billy was born in Wayne County Jan. 25, 1951, to the late Johnny and Dorothy Blizzard Daniels. He was...

MARY L. DIXON

Jan. 14, 1926-May 8, 2017 Mary L. Dixon, 91, Illinois, formerly of Lenoir County, died May 8 at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Savannah Free Will Baptist Church of Grifton. Burial will be at Oak...

JUDY M. HERRING

Died May 19, 2017 Judy Marie Herring, 91, Wilson, formerly of Faison, died Friday at MacGregor Downs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Greenville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson. Visitation will be Wednesday...

MARIAN GRAY HINSON

June 23, 1925-May 22, 2017 Marian Gray Hinson, 91, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Marian was born in Washington, D.C., June 23, 1925, to the late Jesse James Gray...

EUNICE KENNEDY

Eunice Kennedy, 91, 101 Harding Place, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

GLENN LEACH

Glenn Leach, 52, 592 Sleepy Creek Road, Dudley, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GWENDERLYN KNIGHT OATES

Nov. 26, 1948-May 20, 2017 Gwenderlyn Knight Oates, 68, Dudley, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. Gwenderlyn was born in Mount Dora, Fla., Nov. 26, 1948, to the late Charlie and Channie...

D.C. PEELER

June 4, 1929-May 21, 2017 D.C. Peeler, 87, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Willow Creek Nursing Home. D.C. was born in Gaffney, S.C., June 4, 1929, to the late Leroy and Darvey Cromer Peeler. He was...

BENNIE R. REAVES

Nov. 3, 1936-May 20, 2017 Bennie Ray Reaves, 80, lifelong resident of the Dudley and Mount Olive areas, passed away Saturday night, May 20, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his loving family. His life will be remembered...

NELAS VAN SUTTON

Sept. 20, 1925-May 21, 2017 Nelas Van Sutton, 91, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born in Sampson County, he was the son of the late Whit and Vertie Sutton, and was the husband of...

CLARENCE D. WHITLEY

Clarence Derl Whitley, 83, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

Monday, May 22, 2017

BENNIE R. REAVES

Nov 3 1936 - May 20 2017 Bennie Ray Reaves, 80, life long resident of the Dudley and Mount Olive areas, passed away Saturday night, May 20, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, surrounded by his loving family. His life...

SARAH ARTIS

Sarah Artis, 92, 211 Flowers Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EVA BEST

Eva Best, 83, 312 Warren Ave., Kinston, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARY KATHERINE BESTLAND

Nov. 27, 1939-May 20, 2017 Mary Katherine Bestland, 77, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial...

IRENE H. CROOM

June 28, 1925-May 20, 2017 Irene Hardy Croom, 91, Moss Hill, died Saturday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park of Kinston. She was born June 28, 1925,...

HILDA W. HARDY

Jan. 2, 1930-May 19, 2017 Hilda Wade Hardy, 87, Moss Hill, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. Hilda was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Lenoir County to the late Horace Wade and Thelma Tyndall Wade. She was preceded in...

THELMA J. MOORE

Died May 19, 2017 Thelma Jean Moore, 64, Rocky Mount, N.C., passed away Friday. The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. James Christian Church, 1739 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy., Wilson, N.C. Services are...

MARY L. JONES MYERS

Died May 19, 2017 Mary Lou Jones Myers, 80, formerly of Scotts Store, died Friday in Columbus, Ohio. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Pink Hill Funeral Home. Burial will be at Jones Family Cemetery. Visitation will...

GERRY NANCE

Feb. 28, 1954-May 20, 2017 Gerry Nance, 63, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Saturday, May 20, 2017, at his home. Gerry was born in Chadbourn, N.C., Feb. 28, 1954, to the late Villa Wilson Nance and Helen Nobles Nance. He...

JAMES E. OWENS SR.

March 27, 1966-May 17, 2017 James Edward Owens Sr., 51, formerly of Duplin County, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital of Kenansville. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

D.C. PEELER

D.C. Peeler, 87, died Sunday at Willow Creek. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LILLIE REID

Lillie Reid, 76, 105 River Run Place, died today in Kitty Askins hospice center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

HORACE T. TROUBLEFIELD

Jan. 12, 1953-May 16, 2017 Horace "Tom" Thomas Troublefield, 64, died Tuesday in Selma. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. in Howell Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery. He was born Jan. 12, 1953, to...