Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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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....

Friday, September 23, 2016

SHANARA CLAY

Shanara Michelle Clay, 30, of Wilson, died Wednesday. Funeral services are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

COY DEANS JR.

Coy Deans Jr., 79, of Gastonia, formerly of Wilson, died Monday. Funeral service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Simon Grove Holiness Church, Wilson. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. A viewing will be held Saturday from...

ROGER LEE GRAY

Roger Lee Gray, 64, of Wilson, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

HELEN HANEGAN

Helen Hanegan, 82, of 103 Jill Court, Dudley, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WALTER A. HINSON

----- April 3, 1931-Sept. 21, 2016 Walter Andrew "Toby" Hinson, 83, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Helping Hands Family Care Home surrounded by his family. Toby was born in Wayne County on April 3, 1931 to the...

ROSILYN E. SAMPSON

Sept. 10, 1951-Sept. 17, 2016 Rosilyn Elnora Sampson was born into time on Monday, Sept. 10, 1951, to the late James and Geneva (Bet Coley) Sampson. She was the fourth of nine children. She entered into eternity on Saturday,...

RUBY W. SINGLETON

Ruby Walters Singleton, 88, of Kirkwood Retirement, died today at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

DWIGHT WILLINGHAM

Dwight Willingham, 61, of Sims, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

Thursday, September 22, 2016

MARION 'PETE' BARNES

Marion Edmund "Pete" Barnes Sr., 84, of 1295 Rosewood Road, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death...

JAMES E. BARRON

James E. Barron, 66, of Wilson, died Sept. 17, in Durham. Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at L.N. Forbes OFWB Tabernacle, Wilson. Arrangements are with Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

CHARLES COBB

Charles Cobb, 65, of Wilson, died Sept. 15. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 11 a.m., at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home....

CLINTON DAWSON

Clinton "Red" Dawson , 69, of Vanceboro, N.C., died Friday, at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Queen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Vanceboro. Burial will follow in...

BETTY DONAHUE

Betty A. Donahue (Mama Betty), 69, of Kinston, died Tuesday. A service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Kinston Assisted Living, with Chaplain Seth Jones officiating. Arrangements are with Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services in Goldsboro....

OSCAR GREEN JR.

Oscar Green Jr., 78, of Wilson, died Sept. 16, at Brian Center II in Windsor, N.C. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, Wilson. Arrangements are with Stevens Funeral Home....

DELORES 'PEGGY' BREEZE GRIFFIN

Feb. 18, 1931- Sept. 21, 2016 Peggy Breeze Griffin, 85, died Wednesday morning at her home. Born in Wake County she was the daughter of the late Robert and Annie Belle Breeze and was the wife of the late...

EVELYN K. GRIFFIN

March 28, 1927-Sept. 19, 2016 Evelyn Jernigan Kelly Griffin, 89, long-time Mount Olive resident, passed away Monday afternoon, Sept. 19, at Genesis Care Center where she and her husband have been residents for the past several years. A God-fearing...

JOHNNY P. HARRIS

Johnny P. Harris Jr., 73, of Snow Hill, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill. NICHOLAS S. CARTER Nicholas Sylvester Carter, 76, of 832 Genoa Road, Dudley, died Wednesday. Arrangements...

WALTER HINSON

Walter Andrew "Toby" Hinson, 85, died Wednesday at Helping Hands Family Care Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PERLLIE KORNEGAY

Perlie Mae Jones Kornegay, 81, of Clinton, Maryland, formerly of Wayne County, died Sept. 14. Funeral service will be Saturday at noon, at Stanley Chapel Church in Mount Olive. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. until noon....

GLENDA Y. BROWN KORNEGAY

April 14, 1954-Sept. 16,2016 Glenda Yvonne Brown Kornegay, 62, 532 Apt. B2 New Hope Road, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Elmwood...

ALICE H. LEE

June 8, 1934-Sept. 20, 2016 Alice Elisabeth Wooten Holmes Lee, 82, of Lumberton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. She was born in Mount Olive on June 8, 1934 to the late Robert Peel Holmes Jr. and Elisabeth Wooten...

MAGGIE MELTON

Sept. 2, 1942-Sept. 20, 2016 Maggie Allen Melton, originally from Mount Olive, who recently celebrated her 74th birthday on September 2, transitioned to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill, N.C. Maggie...

KATHY A. MORTON

Kathy Ann Morton, 60, 723 Genoa Road, Dudley, died in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. She was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Franklin,...

DURWOOD PARKER

DURWOOD PARKER Durwood Parker Jr., 79, of Wilson, died Sept. 14. Funeral services will be Sunday, at 2 p.m. at St.. Paul Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 4009 Lake Wilson Rd., Wilson. Arrangements are with Stevens Funeral Home....

WARREN T. ROOK

March 6,1935-Sept. 20, 2016 Warren Tommy Rook, 81, of Fremont, N.C. died Tuesday, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Rook was born in Emporia, Virginia, on March 6, 1935. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Claudette...

RICKY WILLIAMS

Ricky Williams, 54, of Wilson, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home....

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

MARION BARNES

Marion Barnes, 84, of 1295 Rosewood Road, died today at his residence. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MARION G. BARWICK

March 26, 1933-Sept.18, 2016 Marion Gray Barwick, 83, long-time resident of the Pricetown Community near Seven Springs, passed away Sunday night, Sept. 18, 2016 at Trinity Cove Living Center in Wilmington. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air...

CHERYL A. BATTLE

Cheryl Annette Battle, 53, 416 N. Parker St., Elm City, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MARY BRACEY

Mary Frances Clark Bracey, 57, of 1110 Fourth St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph United Methodist Church in Pikeville. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park...

GENNIE JACKSON BRITT

Died Sept. 19, 2016 Gennie Jackson Britt, 98, Mount Olive, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. Funeral service will be Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at 3 p.m. at Jordans Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ray Smeltzer and the Rev....

DONALD EDMUNDSON

Feb. 24, 1939-Sept. 19, 2016 Donald Edmundson, 77, Fremont, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in his home. The funeral will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, 2 p.m., in Elmwood Cemetery with Masonic rites. The family will leave the cemetery...

MARY F. JENKINS

Sept. 27, 1965-Sept. 19, 2016 Mary Frances Jenkins, 60, Smithfield, died at home Monday. She was born Sept. 27, 1955, to the late Joseph Java’s Jenkins and Rose USG Lane. Visitation will be Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., at...

PERLIE M. KORNEGAY

Perlie Mae Kornegay, Clinton, Md., died Sept. 14. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MAGGIE MELTON

Maggie Melton, 74, formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LOUISE MONROE

Louise Monroe, 75 of 406 Banks Ave., died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday,...

WARREN ROOK

Warren Rook, 81, of Fremont died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARK SMITH

March 16, 1965-Sept. 19, 2016 Mark Smith, 51, Princeton, passed away suddenly Monday evening, Sept. 19, 2016, at his home. Mark was the son of John Ray and Blois Faye Smith of Princeton. He was born March 16, 1965,...