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Friday, January 30, 2004

JOHN D. MEDLIN SR.

John D. Medlin, Sr., 80, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Hamlet, he was the son of the late Frank L. and Ruby Dawkins Medlin and was married to the late Bobbie Helms Medlin. He graduated...

JOSEPH BODY

Joseph Raymond Body, 92, of 1241 Parkstown Road, LaGrange, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Maranatha Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Pastor Daryl Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill...

DAVID BAKER

The funeral for David "Jep" Baker, 69, of 191 Hwy. 111 South, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Kenneth J. Tate will officiate. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery. Mr. Baker died...

HILDA COLEY

Hilda Coley, 77, died Thursday at her home. Her survivors include a son, Luby Coley, and two daughters, Vivian Whitaker and Sellestine Foster, all of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends at...

WILMA CRISP

Wilma Jean Chase Crisp, 72, died Wednesday at Wilson Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eureka Cemetery. Mrs. Crisp is survived by two daughters, Joan McCallister of Wilson and Wanda...

ESTHER DAUPHINAIS

MASSENA, N.Y. -- Esther W. Dauphinais, 89, mother of Mrs. Gary (Martha) Zimmerman of Goldsboro, died Thursday at Massena Memorial Hospital. A graveside memorial service will be held in the spring at Bixby Cemetery in Norfolk, N.Y., under the direction...

WILLIAM FREDERICK

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for William Maryland Frederick, 66, of 315 E. Nelson St., will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. The Rev. Larry B. Faison will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial...

RAYMOND GILBERT

WILSON -- Raymond B. Gilbert, 79, died today. He was a World War II veteran and a retired educator. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 1407 Forest Hills Road. Mr. Gilbert is...

CONSUELA GREENWOOD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Consuela A. Greenwood, 85, died today at Sunbridge Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DONNIE HILL

SNOW HILL -- Donnie Hill, 59, died Thursday at Cedar Grove Rest Home. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hill Family Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Mr. Hill was a native of...

CECIL HOLLAND

Funeral services for Cecil Holland were held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial followed at Pittman Family Cemetery. (Pd)...

NARCISSUS LEMON

Narcissus Lemon died today at Britthaven Nursing Home. Among her survivors is a daughter, Norma Pettiway of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

KARIN LONGABOUGH

Karin Ann Longabough, 55, of 200 East Lockhaven Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Rosewood First Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROBERT McCLAIN

FORESTVILLE, Md. -- Robert Eugene McCLain died Saturday, Jan. 24, at his home. He is survived by his wife, Elaine A. McClain; one daughter, Elaine McClain; his mother, Bertha McClain; and one brother, David McClain. The funeral will be held...

THOMAS PRIDGEN JR.

DUDLEY -- Thomas Pridgen Jr., 75, of 512 Rollingwood Drive, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. He was the son of the late Thomas Pridgen Sr. and Mattie Bell Pridgen. He is survived by one son, Thomas Pridgen...

ERMA TALTON

Erma Elizabeth Rutledge Talton, 75, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Buddy Thomas Rutledge and was married to Gordon E. Talton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

LILLIE THIGPEN

KINSTON -- Lillie Boyette Thigpen, 89, of 2487 Poole Road, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Pink Hill Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverends Ottis penny and Bobby Houston will officiate....

Thursday, January 29, 2004

STEVEN S. HOOKER JR.

HOLLY RIDGE -- Steven Scott Hooker Jr., 8, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, at home. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Shirley Ward officiating. Born in Wayne County, he...

DAVID BAKER

David "Jeff" Baker, 69, of 191 Hwy. 111 South, died last Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held this Sat-urday at 11 a.m. at Anti-och Mission-ary Baptist Church. Dr. Kenneth J. Tate will officiate. Burial...

EDNA CURTIS

Edna Harris Curtis, 59, of Princeton, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Michael D. Bailey Funeral Service in Selma....

ADEAN DARDEN

WARSAW -- Adean Williams Darden, 68, died Wednesday morning at the Parrish Family Care Home near Warsaw. A memorial service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Spring Field Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in the Back Swamp community...

EDNA FISHER

Edna P. Fisher, 86, of 804 Robinson Place, died Thursday at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BETTIE HAWES

WALLACE -- Bettie Blanchard Hawes, 84, died Tuesday. The funeral was to be held today at 4 p.m. at Rockfish Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hawes was born in Pender County and was the daughter of the late Ward Caswell Blanchard and...

DONNIE HILL

SNOW HILL -- Donnie Hill, 59, of 500 Free Gospel Road, died today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

CECIL HOLLAND

Cecil Alonza Holland, 85, of 119 Beyer Street died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Rev. James Rudolph Rowe...

MILLARD JACKSON

MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. -- Millard R. "Jack" Jackson, 80, died Tuesday at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mary, of the home; two daughters, Nancy Schlag and Janet Jackson of Sacramento, Calif.; a son, Larry Jackson of Union...

KATIE JONES

Katie Jones, 84, of 337 North Alabama Ave., died Wednesday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DAN LANIER

Daniel Robert "Dan" Lanier, 75, died Tuesday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Goldsboro. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wrenn Funeral Home in Roanoke Rapids. Mr. Lanier was born on July 2, 1928, to...

EDDIE SUGGS

The funeral for Eddie "Tom" Suggs, 63, of the Jason Community, will be held Saturday at noon at Lovick's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Jason. The Rev. John Elliott Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Mr. Suggs...

AMADOR VILLA VILLA

Amador Villa Villa, of 125 Country Store Road, Pine Level, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was the son of Juan Villa Perez and Rosalina Villa Villa. The body will lie in state from 2 until 4...

RIDIE WILLIAMS

Ridie Bell Williams died today at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Among her survivors is a daughter, Janet Murchison. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

ALBERT BAILEY

DUDLEY -- Albert Earl "Preacher" Bailey, 60, of 720-B Durham Lake Road, died last Thursday at his home. The funeral will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. James E. King will officiate....

PAULINE HORNE

Pauline E. Horne, 91, of 3338 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquarters, 1800 S. Slocumb Street. Bishop L.N. Forbes and the Rev....

CORINE H. HOOKER

GREENSBORO -- Corine Hamilton Hooker, formerly of Goldsboro, died at her home. She was the sister of Kirby Hamilton and Retha Hamilton of Goldsboro and Gladys Hamilton Albert of Clayton, Ga. Condolences may sent to the residence at 2003 Southside...

DAN LANIER

Daniel Robert "Dan" Lanier, 75, died Tuesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

MELISSA J. WHITE

MAGNOLIA -- Melissa Jean "Lisa" White, 38, died unexpectedly on Sunday at her home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Burial will be in East Duplin Memorial Gardens...

MARY B. KEENE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary B. Keene, 74, 405C B. Keene Road, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Eureka Christian Church with the Rev. Frank Purvis and the Rev. Marvin Bryant officiating. Burial will be...

STEVEN S. HOOKER JR.

HOLLY RIDGE -- Steven Scott Hooker Jr., 8, died Wednesday at home. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Shirley Ward officiating. Born in Wayne County, he was the son...

DONALD BAILEY SR.

LUCAMA -- Donald Gene Bailey Sr., 54, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department. Survivors include his wife, Ellen H. Bailey; two sons, Donald J. Bailey...

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

VIRGINIA SISK

The funeral for Virginia S. Sisk has been rescheduled for Thursday at 2 p.m. at Cleveland Memorial Park of Shelby with the Rev. Billy Seate officiating....

HERBERT JOHNSON JR.

Herbert Johnson Jr., 2123 N. Berkeley Blvd., died Monday morning at Britthaven Nursing Home of Snow Hill. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home, 117 NW Third St., Snow Hill. A...

DAVID FINK

David Fink, 23, South Oak Forest Road, died Sunday at home. He is survived by his mother, Donna Gates. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

CECIL A. HOLLAND

Cecil Alonza Holland, 85, 119 Beyer St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was a retired farmer in Pinkey and was the husband of Mildred Coffey Holland. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter...

JOSEPH BODY

Joseph Body died this morning at Britthaven Nursing Center. He was the brother of Mildred Rhodes of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home....

THOMAS PRIDGEN

Thomas Pridgen of Dudley died Monday in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home....

JOHN W. ROWE

KENLY -- John W. "Bud" Rowe, 84, Hickory Crossroads Road, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Miles Radford Cemetery. He is survived by a...

EDDIE SUGGS

LAGRANGE -- Eddie Suggs, 63, died Monday at Britthaven of Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by LaGrange Mortuary....

Monday, January 26, 2004

VIGINIA S. SISK

Virginia S. Sisk, 81, died Saturday at the Brian Center. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Cleveland Memorial Park of Shelby with Dr. Billy Seate officiating. A native of Danville, Va., she was the daughter...

JOHN W. ROWE

KENLY -- John W. "Bud" Rowe, 84, Hickory Crossroads Road, died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Coley Funeral Home....

NORMA L. BAKER

The funeral for Norma Lee Baker, scheduled for Tuesday at 1 p.m., has been postponed until Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters....

LINDSEY D. WESTBROOK

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Lindsey Dail Westbrook, 86, formerly of Mount Olive, died Friday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen Wicks officiating. Burial will be in Willowdale...

MARGARET S. CRAFT

The funeral for Margaret Sumrell Craft has been changed to Wednesday at 7 p.m. Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m....

Sunday, January 25, 2004

CHARLES EDMARK

Charles Francis Edmark, 66, died Thursday, Jan. 15, at his home. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Price Edmark of California, and is survived by...

WILLIE A. MOSLEY

SELMA -- Willie Anderson Mosley, 64, died Thursday at home. Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Marsh Swamp Church Cemetery. The Rev. Thomas Ward will officiate. Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Dale Austin of Princeton and...

RICHARD ROACH JR.

Richard Roach Jr., 79, of 1073 Tyson Chapel Road, Farmville, died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Burnish Chapel FWB Church, Blackjack. Interment will be in the Hardy Cemetery. Survivors are...

LUELLA L. SHADDING

Funeral services for Luella L. Shadding will be held today at 1:30 p.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 319 Denmark St. The Rev. Arthur Evans will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by her husband,...

MELVIN R. HOLMES

MAGNOLIA -- Melvin Ray Holmes, 65, died Thursday. He was preceded in death by his son, Lonnie R. Holmes; and sister, Lillie B. Benson. Funeral service will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Community Funeral Home Chapel, Beulaville. Visitation...

NORMA L. BAKER

Funeral services for Norma Lee Baker will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquar-ters, 1800 S. Slocumb St. Elder Howard E. McNair will officiate. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park, U.S. 117 North. She leaves...

DAVID BAKER

David Baker, 68, of 191 Hwy. 111 South died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ARTHUR HOLLAND

Funeral services for Arthur Holland of 101 Robin Place will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at White Oak F.W.B. Church in Pikeville. Pastor George Wiggins will officiate. Burial will follow in the Coley Cemetery in Pikeville. He is...

WILLIE McCLINTOCK JR.

Willie McClintock Jr. died Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lewis McClintock of the home. Arrangements are incompete and are being handled by Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

MARGARET S. CRAFT

WALSTONBURG -- Mar-garet Sumrell Craft, 60, of 520 School House Road, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted today at 7 p.m. from the Church Street Chapel of the Farmville Funeral Home. The Rev. Tony Glass...

PAULINE E. HORNE

Pauline Elizabeth Horne, 91, of 3338 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Saturday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

VIRGINIA S. SISK

Virginia S. Sisk died Saturday evening at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

Friday, January 23, 2004

SANDY BIZZELL

Mr. Thomas Sandy Bizzell, 72, of 961 N.C. Hwy. 581 North, died Thursday, January 22, 2004, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Sandy was born February 26, 1931, in Wayne County to the late Jesse Waitus Bizzell and Pauline Anna...

ALBERT BAILEY

Albert Earl Bailey, 60, of 720-B Durham Lake Road, Dudley, died Thursday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JAMES BARNES SR.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- James Ray Barnes Sr., 54, died Wednesday. Mr. Barnes was an Episcopalian. He was active in the Plaza Little League and Boy Scouts of America and was a former assistant golf coach at Green Run High...

RALPH BEST

The funeral for Ralph Best, of 102 Beverly Drive, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Greenleaf Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Burial will be in the Best Family Cemetery on Tommy's Road. Elder George Wiggins will...

MARY BROWN

BEULAVILLE -- Mary E. Jones Brown, 82, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital in Beulaville. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery in Potters...

RUBY FISHER

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The funeral for Ruby Fisher, 78, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. William Waters will officiate. Burial will be in Floyd Cemetery. Mrs. Fisher died Tuesday at...

OLLIE GRIMES

Ollie Eugene Grimes, 74, of 479 Old Mount Olive Hwy., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Lenoir County, he was the son of the late Joe and Sally Bottoms Grimes and was married to the late Gladys...

SHARON HENSLEY

The funeral for Velda Sharon "Sherry" Cowles Hensley, 51, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Pastor Joseph Leonard will officiate. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery. Mrs. Hensley died Wednesday at her...

SALLIE JONES

WARSAW -- The funeral for Sallie Johnson Jones, 91, of 204 E. George St., will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Hines Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Dr. Navarro Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery. Mrs....

BRADLEY MINSHEW

WARSAW -- A memorial service for Bradley B. Minshew will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Warsaw United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kelly Lyn Logue and the Rev. Ira Smith will officiate. Mr. Minshew was the son of Mattie...

ILENE SHUMAKER

Ilene Ore Shoemaker, 67, died Tuesday in Orange Park, Fla. She was born in Lake Minatare, Neb., and lived in Dudley for over 30 years before moving to Orange Park-Middleburg, Fla., area less than a year ago to be...

SALLIE WHITAKER

Sallie Whitaker, daughter of the late Lafayette and Sallie Reid, died this week in Boston, Mass. She was a 1953 graduate of Dillard High School. Her survivors include four sisters, Theresa (AMaziah) Howell, Dollie R. Greenfield, Annie R. Smith and...

Thursday, January 22, 2004

ADELL W. GARRIS

LAGRANGE -- Adell Wade Garris, 88, of 176 Conover Road, went to be with her Heavenly Father on January 20, 2004. She was born August 23, 1915, in Lenoir County to the late Clifton and Hattie Rollins Wade. Mrs....

OCTAVIA BAREFOOT

CLINTON -- Octavia Register Barefoot, 95, of 63 King Road, died Wednesday at Southwood Nursing and Retirement Center. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Plainview Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with the Reverends Tony Moore and...

SHARON HENSLEY

BOLIVIA -- Velda Sharon Cowles Hensley, 51, died Wednesday at home. She is survived by her husband, Joe Hensley. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

STEVEN HOOKER JR.

HOLLY RIDGE -- Steven Hooker Jr., 8-year-old son of Shelley Bailey and Steven Hooker Sr., died Wednesday morning at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MICHAEL JOHNSON

RALEIGH -- Michael Louis Johnson, 36, of 4654 Grinding Stone Road, died Wednesday, Jan. 14. He was born in Wayne County and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Durwood Johnson of Raleigh. He served in the U.S. Army and...

SALLIE JONES

WARSAW -- Sallie Jones, 91, of 204 E. George St., died Wednesday at Guardian Care Nursing Home in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

KATIE RANTIN

DUDLEY -- Katie Elizabeth Rantin, 78, of 220 Rollingwood Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Saint James Disciples of Christ Church in Mount Olive. Burial will be in...

WILTON ROYAL JR.

NEWTON GROVE -- Wilton Ray Royal Jr., 31, of 126 Rawhide Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Butler will officiate. Burial will...

JASPER L. SEXTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jasper Lee Sexton Sr., 48, of 304 N.C. Highway 55 West, died Tuesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A graveside funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount...

LUELLA SHADDING

Luella T. Shadding died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Wiley Shadding of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 807 Randolph Street....

DEMPSEY TAYLOR

FREMONT -- Dempsey "Tee" Taylor, 67, of 815 Martin St., died Monday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Greater Morning Star Church. Elder Henry Cox will officiate. Burial will...

Wednesday, January 21, 2004

W. ADOLPH HOWELL

William Charles Adolph Howell, 81, of Countryside Assisted Living, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Milton Mills and Bob Adcock officiating....

OCTAVIA BAREFOOT

CLINTON -- Octavia Barefoot died today at Southwood Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home....

STEVEN CORSARO

FAISON -- Steven Michael Corsaro, 46, of 311 Mary & Elias St., died Tuesday morning at home. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The Rev. J....

JIMMY FERGUSON SR.

A Celebration of Life service for Jimmy C. Ferguson Sr. will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends afterward. (Pd)...

RUBY FISHER

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Ruby Fisher, of 4063 Arrington Bridge Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Claudie Fisher of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ADELL W. GARRIS

LAGRANGE -- Adell Wade Garris, 88, of 176 Conover Road went to be with her Heavenly Father on January 20, 2004. She was born August 23, 1915, in Lenoir County to the late Clifton and Hattie Rollins Wade. Mrs. Garris...

ARTHUR HOLLAND

Arthur Holland, 77, of 101 Robin St., died today at Britthaven Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Evangelist Emma Holland of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JOE W. HUNTER JR.

CLAYTON --Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joe Wayne "Roscoe" Hunter Jr. died Saturday at his residence at 1001 Sumac Court. He was 41. He was formerly stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The funeral will be held Thursday...

BRONISLAWA NOWOCHOCKI

PIKEVILLE -- Bronislawa Nowochocki, 78, of 104 Glendale Drive, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in...

VIVIANA PEREZ

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Reyes Mayo Pelayo and Soila Perez Lopez announce the birth and death of a daughter, Viviana Mayo Perez on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. A graveside service was held today at 10...

JASPER SEXTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jasper Lee Sexton, 48, of 304 N.C. Highway 55 West, died Tuesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

THOMAS TORRANS

WARSAW -- The funeral for Thomas Kenan ''T.K.'' Torrans, 66, will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Richard Family Cemetery. Mr. Torrans died Monday. He was the son...

BULMARO VILLA

PINE LEVEL -- Bulmaro Arreola Villa, of 125 Country Store Road, died Saturday. He was the son of Jose Arreola and Nathalia Villa Perez; the brother of Seturnino Arreola Villa, Eskquiel Arreola Villa, Angelica Arreola Villa and Lidia Arreola Villa...

ISMAEL VILLA

PINE LEVEL -- Ismael Villa Villa, 24, of 125 Country Store Road, died Saturday. He was the son of Rodolfo Villa Cotez and Flora Villa Perez of Pine Level. Other survivors include three sisters, Elisa Villa Villa of LaGrange, Carolina...

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

RALPH BEST

Ralph Best, 57, of 102 Beverly Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Josephine Best of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

CAROLYN BRANTLEY

LUCAMA -- Carolyn M. Brantley, 52, died Monday at her residence. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Thomas Yelverton Funerals and Cremations in Wilson. The Rev. Charlie Bryant will officiate. Burial will be...

CHRISTINE BUNN

KENLY -- Christine E. Bunn, 81, of 1500 Sawmill Road, died Monday. Surviving are three sisters, Virginia E. Rosen, Shirley E. Hatcher and Frances E. McArthur of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Wednesday...

EFFIE BOYKIN

KENLY -- The funeral for Effie Raper Boykin, 94, of Middlesex, will be held Wednesday in the chapel of Coley funeral Home. The Rev. Donnie Massey will officiate. Burial will be in Raper Family Cemetery. Mrs. Boykin died Sunday. She...

JIMMY FERGUSON SR.

Jimmy Claude Ferguson Sr., 66, of 104 Daleview Drive died Sunday at home. A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory with Stephen R. Howell...

ISABELLE GRADY

Nancy Isabelle Brogden Grady, 86, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m.. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Wade Parker will officiate. Burial will be in Grady Family...

RUFUS L. HUCKS

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Rufus Leon Hucks, 54, died Saturday, Jan. 17, in Rochester. He was born in Wayne County and was the son of Lena Hucks of Goldsboro and the late Willie A. Hucks. He graduated from Eastern Wayne...

LARIE LOVE

The funeral for LaRie Hargrove Love will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. The Rev. George Wiggins will conduct the service. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by one...

BRONISLAWA NOWOCHOCKI

PIKEVILLE -- Bronislawa Nowochocki, 78, of 104 Glendale Drive, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

LOCKWOOD PEELE

AHOSKIE -- Lockwood Peele, 85, brother of Ivor Deane Harmon of Goldsboro, died Monday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Ahoskie. Mr. Peele...

EDWARD SHINGLETON

STANTONSBURG -- Edward Ernest Shingleton, 84, died Friday in Raleigh. He was a native of Stantonsburg and was the son of the late William W. and Mattie Cook Shingleton. He was the former co-owner of Shingleton Funeral Home and was...

DEMPSEY TAYLOR

FREMONT -- Dempsey Taylor, of 815 Martin St., died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Fremont....

THOMAS TORRANS

WARSAW -- Thomas Kenan Torrans died on Monday at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home. Friends and relatives may call at the home of Evelyn T. Duff, 127 Duff Lane, Warsaw....

JAMES WESTBROOK

NEWTON GROVE -- James Earl Westbrook, 82, of 6531 Harper House Road, died Monday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Christian Church. The Rev. Jack Anglin will officiate. Burial will be in the church...

Monday, January 19, 2004

KATHARINA COZINE

Katharina Ida Schmidt Cozine, age 70, of 6005 Brightleaf Drive, died Sunday, January 18th at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Zürich, Switzerland to the late Eügen and Katharina Koch Schmidt, she was the wife of the late James...

RAYFORD A. MARTIN

Rayford Allen Martin, 63, of 500-B Sambo Lambert Road, died Friday at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Silas and Maybell Jackson Martin. He was a carpenter with T.A....

VIOLA B. ALLEN

Funeral services for Viola Allen were held by the graveside today (Monday) at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery with Louis Marriner, her son-in-law, officiating. Arrangements by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. (Pd)...

TONY D. BAKER

A celebration of life service for Tony Baker will be held tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends following the service. (Pd)...

CLIFTON DAIL

Clifton Ray Dail, 60, of Goldsboro., died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital in Durham. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Bailey officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow...

WALTER EVANS

SELMA -- Walter Clifton "Walt" Evans, 94, died Sunday morning at Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted tonight at 7 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Princeton. The Rev. Dwight Dunning will officiate. Burial will be...

JIMMY FERGUSON SR.

Jimmy Claude Ferguson Sr., 66, of 104 Daleview Drive, died Sunday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAMES L. GRAHAM

NEWTON GROVE -- James Lester Graham, 81, of 4370 Mount Olive Hwy., was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 18, 2004. A celebration of life service will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Union...

W. ADOLPH HOWELL

PIKEVILLE -- William Adolph Howell, age 81, of Countryside Living, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was married to Mary E. Howell. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MARVIN R. JONES SR.

KINSTON -- Marvin Ray Jones Sr., 87, of 1304 Ridge Road, died Friday at his home. The funeral was held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Dale Clark officiating. Burial, with full Masonic rites, was...

KATIE RANTIN

DUDLEY -- Katie Elizabeth Rantin, 78, of 220 Rollingwood Dr., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JIMMY WIMBLEY

Jimmy Lee "Jimbo" Wimbley, 85, of 321 Sandhill Drive, died Saturday at his home. The funer-al will be conducted Wed-nesday at 1 p.m. at Ham-ilton Funer- al Chapel. The Rev. Billy Newton will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood...

Sunday, January 18, 2004

HELEN McWHORTER

Mrs. Helen Brohard McWhorter, 83, of 107 Shamrock Road, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A native of Weston, West Virginia, she was born on March 13, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Charles A. and...

JAMES PEACOCK

James Clifton Peacock, 89, of 388 Buck Swamp Road, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Home. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Neal Salter officiating. Burial will be in Willow...

ELEANOR PETTY

AUSTELL, Ga. -- Eleanor Fields Petty died Friday, Jan. 9, in Austell Bryan Center. A graveside service was held in Orlando at Highlanders Cemetery. Mrs. Petty was the widow of James "Jim" Petty of Austell and the daughter of the...

BILLY SULLIVAN

PRINCETON -- A graveside funeral for Billy Ray Sullivan, 66, will be held today at 2 p.m. at Princeton Cemetery. The Rev. Bob Shuman will officiate. Mr. Sullvan died Thursday at his home in Linden. He is survived by a...

JESSE R. MITCHELL

NEW BERN -- Jesse Ray Mitchell, 71, of New Bern died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical Center. Formerly of Goldsboro, he moved to New Bern and was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church and attended Highland Park. Funeral services were...

EVELYN R. EDWARDS

PRINCETON -- Evelyn Rains Edwards, 75, of 1015 Edwards Road, Princeton, died Friday evening at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Born Nov. 17, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Walter Bruce and Odessa Godwin Rains and was preceded...

DORIS F. NORRIS

Doris Foushee Norris, 84, formerly of Roxboro, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Warren's Grove United Methodist Church in Roxboro. On Monday, at 2 p.m., there will be a...

CARRIE A. JONES

PRINCETON -- Carrie A. Jones, 91, of 410 W. Second St., Princeton, died Saturday in Smithfield Manor. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Lucretia Stevens. The funeral will be held Tuesday at...

JIMMY WIMBLEY

Jimmy Wimbley, 85, of 321 Sandhill Dr., Goldsboro, died Saturday in his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

VIOLA K. TURNAGE

Viola King Turnage, 79, of 606 Daisy St., Goldsboro, died early Saturday morning at Sampson County Hospital. Born Sept. 13, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Minnie Ingram King. Funeral services will be held today at...

VIOLA B. ALLEN

Viola Bass Allen 92, died Saturday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held by the graveside on Monday at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Her son-in-law, Louis Marriner will officiate. Mrs. Allen was born in...

EARL F. STERNER

Retired Master Sergeant (Air Force) Earl Francis Sterner, 78, of East Beech St., died Thursday at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. A private service will be held. Mr. Sterner was born in Schuylkill Haven, Pa., on May 28, 1925,...

TONY D. BAKER

Tony Dean Baker, 45, of 139 Feather Lane, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A celebration of life service will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in...

MURIEL R. BATTES

Muriel Rutledge Battes, 66, of 149 Forest Knolls Rd., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private service will be held. Mrs. Battes was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Nov. 18, 1937, to the late Joe and LaVerne Brush...

RAYFORD A. MARTIN

Rayford Allen Martin, 63, of 500-B Sambo Lambert Road died Friday at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Silas and Maybell Jackson Martin. He was a carpenter with T.A. Loving....

GERALD MOZINGO

LAGRANGE -- Edward Gerald Mozingo, 64, of 3083 New Hope Road, died Saturday, January 17, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Gerald was son of the late Hubert and Eva Mae Burroughs Mozingo. He was a lifetime farmer. Funeral services will...