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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ESTHER M. BARFIELD

Died Sept. 14, 2017 Esther Mae Barfield, 93, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Simro Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6...

ELDEAN GRANTHAM BELL

Nov. 24, 1939-Sept. 15, 2017 Eldean Grantham Bell, 77, 302 Elmore St. in Mount Olive, finished her final work here on earth and went home to be with her Savior Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born...

JAMES MARK BLOW

Nov. 8, 1968-Sept. 10, 2017 A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Fremont Free Will Baptist Church. Please dress casual, and be prepared to share a memory. If you...

DEACON DOCK HILL BRYANT

Died Sept. 13, 2017 Deacon Dock Hill Bryant, 102, 1704 N. Berkeley Blvd., died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Healthcare. Funeral services Thursday noon, St. John Kingdom Ministries, with apostle Michael Artis officiating. Burial will follow in Golden Gate Memorial...

ROBERT E. CROUELL

Robert Earl Crouell ,66, 4100 Glenn Dale Road, Bouie, Md., died Monday at Prince George Medical Center in Cheverly, Md. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

DAVID G. ENGLISH

Feb. 7, 1926-Sept. 18, 2017 David Grey English, 91, Kenansville, died Monday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Community Funeral Home chapel of Warsaw. Burial will be private in Devotional Gardens. He was...

PETER EDWARD FLANIGAN

Dec. 6, 1949-Sept. 16, 2017 Peter Edward Flanigan, Goldsboro, N.C., formerly of Princeton, W.Va., died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, with his wife, Rita, by his side. Pete was of the Flanigans of Princeton, W.Va., a family with roots extending...

FRANCES ROBINSON HOWELL

Frances Robinson Howell, 91, died Monday at Brookdale Senior Living. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

THELMA W. KENNON

Died Sept. 13, 2017 Thelma W. Kennon, 82, 1201 Downing St., Wilson, died Sept. 13 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...

RICHARD L. LYERLY

Richard "Ricky" Lewis Lyerly, 66, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ELLENA MCCULLEN

Died Sept. 18, 2017 Ellena McCullen, 85, Mount Olive, Wayne County, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. Funeral service Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, 2 p.m., Friendly Holiness Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, Mount Olive, N.C. Interment Eureka Church Cemetery, Mount...

SAMMY MCGUIRE

March 28, 1936-Sept. 18, 2017 Harry Lee "Sammy" McGuire, 81, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at his home in Sanford surrounded by his family. Sammy was born in Alamance County March 28, 1936, to the late Christine Whitfield...

NORMAN NEAL SR.

Norman Neal Sr., 77, 202 Thurston Drive, Wilson, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MARTHA L. SIMMONS

Died Sept. 15, 2017 Martha Louise Simmons, 90, Wallace, died Friday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Wallace. Funeral will be at Adoram Baptist Church in Wallace Saturday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. James Page officiating. Burial...

FRANK WEAVER SR.

Died Sept. 15, 2017 Frank Weaver Sr., 84, 606 Manchester St., Wilson, died Friday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MARVIN WINSTEAD

Marvin Winstead, 65, Stantonsburg, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

HESTELLA DAVIS

Hestella Davis, 73, Wilson, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

HAZEL N. DURHAM

Hazel Naomi Durham, 96, died Monday at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ALBERT DANIEL EDWARDS

March 11, 1983-Sept. 12, 2017 Albert Daniel Edwards, 34, Raleigh, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. He was born March 11, 1983, and was the son of Annie Lenora Sullivan and Philip Curtis Edwards Sr. He was preceded in...

DEWAYNE L. HILL JR.

Nov. 14, 1992-Sept. 15, 2017 Dewayne Lee Hill Jr., 24, died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hill Family Cemetery of Faison. He was born Nov. 14, 1992, in Wayne...

ROSALIND UZZELL HOGAN

Rosalind Uzzell Hogan, 65, 1611 Boyette Drive, died Monday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

BESSIE L. JONES

Bessie Lorraine Jones, 78, 215 Randall Lane, Apt. 1, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

CHARLES FRANKLIN KIRK JR.

Sept. 21, 1929-Sept. 16, 2017 Charles Franklin Kirk Jr., born Sept. 21, 1929, and married Sept. 21, 1949, passed away at home surrounded by his family Sept. 16, 2017. He was a native of Salisbury, N.C., and son of...

THEODORE W. MCKENRICK JR.

Dec. 22, 1932-Sept. 17, 2017 Theodore William McKenrick Jr., Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home. Theodore was born in Gettysburg, Pa., Dec. 22, 1932, to the late Theodore William McKenrick Sr. and Janet Syler...

GLENN V. RIGGS

Glenn V. Riggs, 78, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

DELORES Y. WHITLEY

June 24, 1946-Sept. 15, 2017 Delores Y. Whitley, 71, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park North. She was born in...

Monday, September 18, 2017

MAURICE R. CONTRERAS

Died Sept. 13, 2017 Maurice Rayshone Contreras, 29, 216 Foy St., Pollocksville, died Wednesday at CarolinaEast Medical Center of New Bern. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Free Will Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in...

THEODORE W. MCKENRICK JR.

Theodore W. McKenrick Jr. died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GENE WILLARD RODENBECK

Died Sept. 15, 2017 Gene Willard Rodenbeck, Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the age of 86. Gene was born to the late August Rodenbeck and Gertrude Huxoll Rodenbeck of Arapahoe, Neb. He was the oldest...

REV. JOHN C. "JOHNNY" SASSER

June 1, 1937-Sept. 16, 2017 John C. "Johnny" Sasser passed away at home Saturday afternoon. He has gone to his heavenly home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ. "Well done thou good and faithful servant ... enter thou...

THINDELL SUGGS

Thindell Suggs, 67, 218 Chase St., Eureka, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Serenity Memorial Funeral Home....

DOROTHY "DOT" RENFROW WESTBROOK

Died Sept. 17, 2017 Dorothy "Dot" Renfrow Westbrook, 89, Mount Olive, peacefully received her heavenly call Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro surrounded by her family. Funeral service Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, 3 p.m., Ebenezer United...

Sunday, September 17, 2017

ESTHER M. BARFIELD

Esther Mae Barfield, 93, LaGrange, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

VICTORIA L. BECKMAN

Victoria Lee Beckman, 67, 103 Erin Place, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

ELDEAN BELL

Eldean Bell, 77, 302 Elmore St., Mount Olive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

BETTIE BATTS CHAMBERS

Died Sept. 12, 2017 Bettie Batts Chambers, 65, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

PETER E. FLANIGAN

Peter Edward Flanigan, 67, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

AUDENCIO GABRIEL

Audencio Gabriel, 34, Greensboro, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home...

JONATHAN D. GOODMAN

Died Sept. 7, 2017 Jonathan David "Wish" Goodman, 32, died Sept. 7 in Fayetteville. Memorial service will be today at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. He was the son of David Timothy Goodman...

DEWAYNE L. HILL JR.

Dewayne Lee Hill Jr., 24, Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

CRYSTAL CROWNOVER JONES

Nov. 6, 1979-Sept. 14, 2017 Crystal "Chris" Crownover Jones, 37, Sims, passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner's Funeral Home of Wilson. Interment will follow in Jones Family Cemetery. The Rev....

ROBIE B. KILLETTE

June 30, 1932-Sept. 14, 2017 Robie B. Killette, 85, LaGrange, peacefully received his heavenly call Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Robie was born June 30, 1932, in Wayne County to the late Gilbert Killette and Hepsie Parks Killette. Robie loved...

CHARLES F. KIRK JR.

Charles Franklin Kirk Jr., 87, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

SELINA ANN MANGUM

Oct. 29, 1973-Sept. 15, 2017 "To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." 2 Corinthians 5:8 Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, Selina Ann Mangum passed into the loving arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ, with...

MARY MITCHAM MANLEY

Died Aug. 28, 2017 Mary Mitcham Manley, 92, died Aug. 28, 2017, at Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport, N.C. Born and raised in Goldsboro, N.C., Mary met her future husband, Joseph L. Manley, during World War II when...

JUDITH S. MURPHY

Jan. 13, 1945-Sept. 15, 2017 Judith Sing Murphy, 72, Goldsboro, passed away early Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at Wilson Medical Center surrounded by her family. Judith was born in Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 13, 1945, to the late Alton Thomas...

J.T. OWENS

Died Sept. 16, 2017 James Thomas "J.T." Owens, 73, Wilson, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Funeral Tuesday 11 a.m. Maplewood Cemetery. The visitation will be at Wilson Memorial Service Monday 7 to 9 p.m. J.T. was a retired fireman...

JIMMY RICHARDSON

Jimmy Richardson, Rocky Mount, died Saturday at home.. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of LaGrange....

GENE W. RODENBECK

Gene Willard Rodenbeck, 86, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

CYNTHIA STALLINGS

Cynthia Stallings, 65, 1074 Old Mount Olive Hwy., died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JEAN S. SUBER

Jan. 15, 1939-Sept. 14, 2017 Jean Smith Suber, 78, Kinston, died Thursday. Memorial service was held Saturday at 6 p.m. at LaGrange First Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronnie V. Hobgood officiating. She was born Jan. 15,...

FRANK J. WEAVER

Frank J. Weaver, 84, 415 E. Thomas St., Apt. 5, Rocky Mount, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

DELORES Y. WHITLEY

Delores Y. Whitley, 71, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....