Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Friday, July 3, 2015

BOBBY WARREN ACKISS

July 31, 1936-July 1, 2015 Bobby Warren Ackiss, 78, Goldsboro, N.C., went to his eternal reward July 2, 2015, surrounded by family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after a courageous five-year battle with a chronic illness. He was predeceased...

TRISTAN A. ARTIS

Died June 25 Tristan Amir Artis, 1400 Old Stantonsburg Road, Lot 60, Mary Ella Trailer Park, Wilson, died June 25. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

JOHNNIE H. HOLMES

Johnnie H. Holmes, 702 Robinson Place, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BETTIE J. KEEN

Bettie Jean Keen, 52, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAROLD KORNEGAY

Nov. 12, 1948-July 2, 2015 Harold Kornegay, 66, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 2, 2015, at his home. Harold was born in Wayne County Nov. 12, 1948, to the late Landis and Jennie Williams Kornegay. He was married...

JOE PARKS

Aug. 6 1934-July 1, 2015 John Joseph "Joe" Parks, 80, LaGrange, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at his home. Joe was born in Wayne County Aug. 6, 1934, to the late Giles and Johnnie Newsome Parks. He...

BILLY PETTAWAY

Billy Pettaway, 64, 416 Georgetown Road, Kinston, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

MAYBELLE POWELL RIVENBARK

June 13, 1932-July 2, 2015 Maybelle Powell Rivenbark, 83, died early Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late David and Emma Johnson Powell, and mother of the late Mark...

JOHN ALLEN SNELL III

March 22, 1950-July 1, 2015 John Alden Snell III, 65, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. John was born in Buffalo, N.Y., March 22, 1950, to the late John Alden Snell Jr. and Helene...

Thursday, July 2, 2015

BOBBY ACKISS

Bobby Ackiss, 78, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EMMA CAROL SMITH ATKINSON

Died June 27, 2015 Emma Carol Smith Atkinson, Greenleaf Grace Village, passed quietly at home Saturday, June 27, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones. She is survived by her children, Carlton L. Smith and wife, Freddine, Miriam Y. Smith,...

BRENDA COLEY BELL

Dec. 23, 1957-June 29, 2015 Brenda Coley Bell, 57, 1223 S. Andrews Ave., succumbed to the silent halls of death Monday in Genesis Health Care Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1957, in Wayne County. Homegoing services will be...

ROSA WILLIAMS CARLISLE

Aug. 12, 1951-June 27, 2015 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Rosa Williams Carlisle, 63, and lovingly known by her family and friends as "Biddy,"...

ROY L. CORE

Died June 24, 2015 Roy Lee Core, 53, 11 Mitchell Wooten Court, Apt. A, Kinston, died June 24 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Greater St. Paul United Holy Church of America. Burial will...

CHRISTA EVANS

Died June 28, 2015 Christa Evans, Goldsboro, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Goldsboro, N.C. She was a graduate of Goldsboro High School class of 1989. She was employed by O'Berry...

JUDGE TIMOTHY IVAN FINAN

Oct. 30, 1952-June 30, 2015 Judge Tim Finan died suddenly at home June 30, 2015. Tim was born Oct. 30, 1952. In 1953, his family moved to Raleigh, N.C., where he attended Broughton High School and his beloved North...

CAROLYN BELL HINES

Jan. 11, 1943-July 1, 2015 Carolyn Bell Herring Hines, 72, resident of Scott's Store community, Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday morning, July 1, at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Services will be held Friday, July 3, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall...

MELODY J. MITCHELL

July 22, 1960-July 1, 2015 Melody Joyce Mitchell, 54, 2410 Memorial Church Road, Kenly, died Wednesday. A private service will be Friday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. She was the daughter of Joyce Jones Mitchell and Floyd Edmond Mitchell Jr....

JOE PARKS

Joe Parks, 80, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MAYELLE POWELL RIVENBARK

Maybelle Powell Rivenbark, 83, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

JAMES E. ROLAND SR.

Died June 26 James E. Roland Sr., 81, 291 Perry Miller Road, Kenansville, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at New Christian Chapel Church, with the Rev. Cameron D. Hankins officiating. Burial...

JOHN A. SNELL III

John Alden Snell III, 65, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ARNOLD R. WILLIAMS

Oct. 19, 1937-June 29, 2015 Arnold Raford Williams, 77, died Monday at his home in Summerville, S.C. He was born on a cold frosty morning in Wayne County, N.C., to the late Leslie Albert Sr. and Nettie Winifred Mozingo...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

BRENDA COLEY BELL

Brenda Coley Bell, 57, 1223 S. Andrews Ave., died Monday at Genesis Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home. (Pd)...

GEORGIANA ELLIS

Died June 26, 2015 Georgiana Ellis, 99, 506 Lee St., Wilson, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Contending For The Faith Church Ministries n Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens...

TIMOTHY I. FINAN

District court judge Timothy I. Finan died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY PERKINS JENKINS

Died June 29, 2015 Mary "Vender" Perkins Jenkins, 49, 1224 Queen St. East, Wilson, died at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Monday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home in Wilson....

KATE RAYNOR KILPATRICK

Jan. 16, 1912-June 29, 2015 Kate Kilpatrick, 103, died Monday. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Dobson Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Willis and the Rev. Jimmy Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Devotional Gardens....

VIRGINIA QUINN MAXWELL

April 10, 1928-June 30, 2015 Virginia Quinn Maxwell, 87, died Tuesday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw, with visitation following. A private burial will be 10 a.m. Friday...

CHARLES W. MCNEILL SR.

July 2, 1938-June 29, 2015 Charles Winston McNeill Sr., 76, 47 David Lewis Lane, Lillington, died Monday in Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Cape Fear Conference A Headquarters in Erwin. Burial...

MARION V. RAINS JR.

April 1, 1943-June 29, 2015 Marion Victor "Vic" Rains Jr., 72, 201 N. Pearl St., Princeton, died Monday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Princeton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Norma Roberts and the Rev. Tony Calhoun...

ERICA M. STATON

Erica Miracle Staton, 206 Spruce St., Apt C, Wilson, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Carrons Funeral Home of Wilson....

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

GUSTAV L. BAPORIS

Died June 24, 2015 Gustav Legrande Baporis, 79, Clayton, died Saturday. Graveside service will be Wednesday 10 a.m. at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. He was married to Rosemarie. He is survived by two sons and a...

CLARA E. BELL

May 16, 1935-June 26, 2015 Clara Elizabeth Bell, 80, 104 Johnson Road, Mount Olive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church. She was born May 16, 1935,...

MICHAEL JEROME "JERRY" BISHOP

May 22, 1952-June 23, 2015 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Michael Jerome Bishop, 63, formerly of Wayne County, and lovingly known by his family...

LESTER MCKEEL

May 10, 1928-June 28, 2015 Lester McKeel, Pikeville, born May 10, 1928, to the late June McKeel and Betty Bradshaw McKeel, went to be with his Lord and savior Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Willow Creek Nursing Home surrounded...

LOUISE N. NORRIS

Died June 26, 2015 Louise N. Norris, 86, 249 David Bright Road, Faison, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Burning Bush Untied Holy Church, with elder Arto Pickett officiating. Burial will be in...

CORNELIA MOORE PEEDIN

March 26, 1923-June 28, 2015 Cornelia Moore Peedin, 92, died Sunday in Woodard Care. Funeral will be tonight at 6 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Sunset Memorial Park in Smithfield....

KANAN SHIELDS

Died June 28, 2015 Kanan Shields, 11 months old, 311 Colony Square, Rocky Mount, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at Greater Joy Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are by...

GLADYS S. TILTON

Oct. 31, 1925-June 28, 2015 Gladys Smith Tilton, 89, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday at Phoenix Assisted Living in Cary. She was the daughter of the late William Henry and Leona Baker Smith, and was the wife of...

JESSE L. WARD

Died June 27, 2015 Jesse Lee Ward, 67, Wood Haven Rest Home of Enfield, died Saturday at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel in Wilson....

MARY M. WILLIFORD

Oct. 21, 1928-June 28, 2015 Mary Emma Malpass Williford, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Rex Healthcare surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Lenoir County, N.C., Oct. 21, 1928, to the late Charlie Malpass...