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Wednesday, March 31, 2004

LUCY BAKER

KENANSVILLE -- Lucy "Susie" Outlaw Baker, 65, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery in Kenansville....

ANTHONY BEST JR.

The funeral for 16-month-old Anthony Maurice Best Jr., will be held by the graveside on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. He is survived by his parents, Anthony Best Sr. and Shonette Harvey of the home, his twin...

MYRTIS M. DAVIS

KINSTON -- Myrtis Martin Davis, 90, of Meadows South, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The widow of William Thomas Davis, she was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and was retired from the Wayne County Schools as an...

FANNIE GADDY

Fannie Devaughn Gaddy died Saturday in Edison N.J. The funeral will be held Friday in Rahway, N.J., under the direction of Jones Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to Judy Smith Phillips, 1131 Capps Bridge Road, Pikeville, 27863....

JAMES C. GOODING

James Clinton Gooding, 57, of Community Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral services will be held by the graveside on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Snow Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Goff will officiate. Mr....

EDNA HARRELL

Edna Doris Taylor Harrell, 79, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Edgewood Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Williamson officiating. Burial will be in Edgecombe Memorial Park. Mrs. Harrell was born in...

LAURA SAULS PATE

Laura Ellen Sauls Pate, 89, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church. The Rev. Berry House and the Rev. Gerald Hollaman will officiate. Burial will be in...

PEARL ROSE

FOUR OAKS -- Pearl M. Rose, 90, widow of Charlie N. Rose, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday morning at 11 at Mill Creek Christian Church. The Rev. Jack Anglin will officiate. Burial will be in the church...

IRMA CRUZ SANCHEZ

PIKEVILLE -- Irma Cruz Sanchez, 58, of 2475 Hwy. 581 North, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Cantano, Puerto Rico, she was the daughter of the late Gonzalo Cruz and Cruz Cotto Cruz and had been a...

MONTANA WESTBROOK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Montana Westbrook, 67, of 6430 William R. King Road, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funerla Home Chapel. The Rev. Harold Eugene Hartley and...

Tuesday, March 30, 2004

JAMES BYNUM

James R. Bynum, 53, of 207 Central Ave., Albany, N.Y., died Monday at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. Fuenral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

IRMA CRUZ

PIKEVILLE -- Irma Cruz, 58, of 2475 Hwy. 581 North, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOSEPH L. EVERY

Joseph Lloyd Every, 73, of 313 Norlee Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of El Reno, Oklahoma, he was the son of the late Joseph Walter Every and Eunice Dillingham Every. Mr. Every served in the...

MAUDE FOOS

Maude Edwards Foos, 87, formerly of Smithfield, died Monday at Meadow View Terrace in Clarksville, Va. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery....

JAMES C. GOODING

James Clinton Gooding, 57, of Community Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Margie Know, at 102 Daryl Drive in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral...

REGINALD G. HENDERSON

Reginald Glenn Henderson, 38, died Monday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

EDNA E. JOHNSON

LAGRANGE -- Edna Earl Johnson, 76, of 106 Sutton Drive, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ebene-zer Missionary Baptist Church. The Reverend Dr. Michael A. Johnson will officiate. Burial will...

ALDENA B. LAMM

WILSON -- Aldena Bottoms Lamm, 76, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Toler officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial...

MILDRED MAUNEY

ZEBULON -- Mildred Mitchell Mauney, 79, mother of J.C. Collins of Goldsboro, died Sunday. A memorial service was to be held today at 2 p.m. at Massey Funeral Home Chapel. She is also survived by another son, Cornell Ferrell Jr....

LAURA PATE

Laura S. Pate, 88, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the home of her son, Linwood Sauls, at 702 Holland Drive....

MICHAEL SHIELDS

BALTIMORE -- Michael Shields, 46, died Friday, March 26, in Baltimore. He was born on July 26, 1957, in Wayne County to the late Mamie Ruth Johnson and Harry Shields. He was a member of Eastern Wayne High School Class...

HENRIETTA WILLIAMS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Henrietta Highsmith Williams, 107, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Payne Temple A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. She is survived...

Monday, March 29, 2004

ETHEL BARNES

The funeral for Ethel Bryant Barnes, of 802 Devereaux St., will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Arthur Evans will officiate. Burial will be in Augusta Church Cemetery on Durham Lake Road....

ANTHONY BEST JR.

Anthony Maurice Best Jr., 16-month-old son of Anthony Maurice Best Sr. and Sharnette Harvey, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at 103 South Marion Drive Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home and Ministries....

MICHAEL GROVE

ADENA, Ohio --Michael Lancaster Grove, 39, died Saturday. He was the son of Tim and Annette Hall Grove of Adena, formerly of Goldsboro, and was employed as a hairdresser and interior decorator. In addition to his parents, he is survived...

JAMES E. JONES

James Early Jones, 74, died last week at home. Funeral services will be held privately. Mr. Jones was born in Linden, N.C., to the late Oscar and Minnie Jones. He is survived by one stepdaughter and two nephews. In...

LEE F. JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Deacon Lee Franklin Jones, of Sunbridge Nursing Center, formerly of 804 E. James St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. St. Mark Free Will Baptist...

DORIS JOYNER

Doris Jones Joyner, 86, of the Altera Sterling House, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Beech Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Garland K. Hines Jr. officiating....

MILDRED MAUENY

ZEBULON -- Mildred Mitchell Maueny, 79, died Sunday. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Massey Funeral Home Chapel. She is survived by two sons, Jimmy Collins of Goldsboro and Cornell Ferrell Jr. of Zebulon; a...

H. LLOYD MILLS SR.

GREENVILLE -- H. Lloyd Mills Sr., 79, father of Carolyn M. Davis of Goldsboro, died Sunday at his home after a long illness. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park. Mr....

Sunday, March 28, 2004

ETHEL M. BARNES

Ethel Mae Barnes of 802 Devereaux St. died Friday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

JOHN A. COX

FAISON -- John Avery Cox, 92, of 2615 Giddenville Road, died Thursday at his residence. He is the son of the late Ashley and Lula Cox. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Goshen Disciple Church...

EDNA G. GRIFFIN

Edna Grey Griffin, 66, of 1383 Bryant St., Washington, D.C., died Saturday at St. Thomas More Nursing Home in Hyattsville, Md. She was a former resident of Wilson and the wife of James Griffin, formerly of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete...

LEAMON HARRIS SR.

VIRGINIA -- Leamon Harris Sr., 83, of 1310 Caldwell Drive, Hampton, Va., formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday morning in the Coliseium Park Nursing Home in Hampton. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

WALTER INGRAM JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Walter Ingram Jr. of 407 Franklin St. died Saturday morning at his residence. He was the husband of Edith Ingram of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending. The family is receiving friends at the residence. Garris Funeral...

EDNA JOHNSON

LAGRANGE -- Edna Earl Johnson, 76, of 106 Sutton Drive, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at LaGrange Mortuary....

DEACON LEE JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Deacon Lee Franklin Jones, 88, of Sunbridge Nursing Home, formerly of 804 E. James St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending. The family is receiving friends at the residence. Garris Funeral Home is...

NOLAH JONES

Nolah Jones, 62, of 513 A Boxwood Lane, died Tuesday in his home. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 2 p.m. at Hooks Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Pikeville. The Rev. Taijuan Fuller will officiate. Burial will...

JAMES R. ROWE

KENLY -- James R. "Ray" Rowe, 75, of 5078 Hickory Crossroads Road, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services will be held today at 7 p.m. in Fellowship United Methodist Church. The Rev. Hobie Burnside and the Rev. Joyce...

MARY SMITH

WALLACE -- Mary Gladys Thigpen Smith, 80, of 209 W. Carr St., died Friday at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital in Wilmington. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Wallace. Dr. Dennis Bazemore...

EFFIE O. SUTTON

VIRGINIA -- Effie Outlaw Sutton, 89, former resident of Warsaw, N.C., died Friday at Sentara Windmere Nursing Home in Virginia Beach, Va. Born Sept. 1, 1914, to the late Charlie B. and Ella Heath Outlaw of Duplin County, Mrs. Sutton...

Friday, March 26, 2004

CHARLIE CARR

MAGNOLIA -- Charlie Maryland Carr, 80, of 146 Willis Carr Road, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church. The Rev. Tony Harrington will officiate. Burial...

CECILIA CASEY

CLINTON -- Cecilia Bowden Casey, 92, of 10884 Hobbton Highway, died Thursday. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Father Ned Shesingler will preside. Burial will be in the church cemetery....

JOHN A. COX

FAISON -- The funeral for John A. Cox, 82, of 2615 Giddensville Road, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Goshen Disciples Church of Christ. Dr. David Atkinson will officiate. Burial will be in Cobb Cemetery. Mr. Cox was...

JOHN T. ELZAS

MOUNT OLIVE -- A graveside service for John Thomas "Tommy" Elzas will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Dr. Dennis Draper will officiate. Mr. Elzas, 59, died Saturday, March 6, in Palm Bay, Fla.,...

EDNA GRAY

CLINTON -- Edna Gray, 80, died Wednesday. She was a teacher in the Sampson County Public Schools for 30 years. The funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Butler & Son Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Hillcrest...

ADOCK HARPER

Adock "Buddy" Harper, formerly of Godlsboro, died Tuesday in New York. The funeral will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Matthew Barrette-R.S. Sauders Funeral Home in Brooklyn. Mr. Harper was the son of the late Jessie "Pully" Harper and...

DORIS JOYNER

Doris Jones Joyner, 86, of the Altera Sterling House, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

REV. JAMES JOYNER

KENLY -- The Rev. James V. Joyner, 71, of 201 S. College Ave., died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. He was the pastor of Kenly Free Will Baptist Church for 39 years, and the funeral will be held there on...

ALICE MCKENNEY

The funeral for Alice Hamm Mckenney will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Joe A. Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Lemont...

BILLY RAY OLIVER

Billy Ray Oliver, 69, of 365-C Oakland Church Road, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Oakland Friends Church with Rex Evans, Curtis White and Cecil Bryant officiating. Burial...

ELGIN ROYAL

A graveside funeral for Elgin "Red" Royal will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery. Bishop Alton A. Smith will conduct the service. Mr. Royal died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Goldsboro on...

MATT SMITH

Matthew E. "Matt" Smith, 35, died Thursday. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery in Goldsboro, by the Rev. Larry Crane. Mr. Smith, a native of Portsmouth, Ohio, spent his youth in...

SAUL SMITH

ERWIN -- Saul F. Smith, 88, father of Verlendia Smith Lennon of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Good Hope Hospital. The funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Cape Fear Conference "A" Headquarters. The Rev. Anthony Davis will officiate....

EFFIE SUTTON

WARSAW -- Effie Outlaw Sutton, 89, died Friday at Sentara Windmere Nursing Home in Virginia Beach, Va. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw....

HENRIETTA WILLIAMS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Henrietta Williams, of 531 S. Chestnut St., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence....

Thursday, March 25, 2004

GRACE BOONE

WARSAW -- Grace Lea Douglas Boone, 77, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Community Funeral Home in Warsaw. The Rev. Regina Bradshaw will conduct the service....

MARJORIE CARROLL

Marjorie Mayo Carroll, 82, of 4501 Rivershyre Way, died Wednesday. She was the daughter of Fred B. Mayo Sr. and Nona Johnson Mayo of Fremont. She grew up during the depression and when her father died at 44, her...

HERMENIA CLAYTON

Hermenia Clayton, 75, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted on Saturday morning at 11 at St. Stephen's Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Ezekiel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She is...

JOHN A. COX

FAISON -- John A. Cox, of 2615 Giddenville Road, died today at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

THELMA DUDLEY

Thelma L. Dudley, 93, of 103 N. Virginia Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Branch Memorial Tabernacle on Gulley Street. Bishop C.L. Aycock and Elder John Ward will...

HELEN HOBBS

Helen Elouise Hobbs of 1508 Airport Road, Pikeville, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday morning at 10:30 at Salisbury A.M.E. Zion Church. The Rev. Linda Artis will officiate. Mrs. Hobbs is survived by...

NOLAH JONES

Nolah Jones, 62, of 513-A Boxwood Lane, died Tuesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

REV. JAMES JOYNER

KENLY -- The Rev. James V. Joyner, 71, of 201 S. College St., died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

FRANK NEWCOMB

SNOW HILL -- The funeral for Frank Lee Newcomb, 64, will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home. The Reverends Phil Wood and Tony Glass will officiate. The committal service will be at 11...

DAVID THORNTON

FAISON -- The funeral for David Leon Thornton, 70, of 500 Marsh Kornegay Road, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Royal-Hall funeral Home. The Reverends Linwood Conner and Glenn McCullen will officiate. Burial will be...

Wednesday, March 24, 2004

GRACE BOONE

WARSAW -- Grace Lea Douglas Boone, 78, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw....

LILLIAN CARR

Lillian Barnes Carr, 80, a native of Princeton, died Saturday in New York. She was the daughter of the late Bishop Clarence and Ellen Barnes. After the death of her first husband, Mason Sherard, she married Leslie Carr, who survives....

HERMENIA CLAYTON

Hermenia Clayton, 75, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

THELMA DUDLEY

Thelma I. Dudley, of 103 N. Virginia Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RAY C. HARRIS

Ray Columbus "R.C." Harris, 63, died Monday. The funeral will be conducted Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park. Mr. Harris, a native of Pitt County, had lived most...

DON HARTLEY

Funeral services for Don "The Vac Man" Hartley will be held today at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory, with visitation following. Burial will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial...

HELEN HOBBS

Helen Elouise Hobbs, 70, of 1508 Airport Road, Pikeville, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARVIN L. HOUSER

Marvin LeRhyne Houser, 94, of 115 Harding Place, died Tuesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with Dr. Billy Seate and the Rev. Bob Bame officiating....

NORWOOD HOWELL

Norwood Howell, 76, of 375 Mt. Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, died Tuesday at the Brian Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Rev Rudolph Rowe and...

JAMES E. JONES

James Early Jones, 74, died at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ALICE McKINNEY

Alice McKinney of 1034 A. Lincoln Drive died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among Mrs. McKinney's survivors is her husband, Lamont McKinney of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

WILLIAM OUTLAW

William Earl Outlaw, 76, of 211 Forest Knolls Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Alan Lamm officiating. Burial will be...

CARRIE PERRY

Carrie Lee Perry died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thurs-day at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, with the Rev. Ken-neth Vaughn officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale...

ELGIN ROYAL

Elgin Royal, of 703 S. Franklin St., died Tuesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

ROY SMITH

Roy Elmer Smith, 80, of 7004 Summit Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Alabama to the late W.D. and Vadie Mae Rutledge Smith and was married to Marie Averett Smith of Goldsboro. A veteran...

ELSIE THOMAS

RICHMOND, Va. -- Elsie B. Thomas, 80, formerly of Goldsboro and the widow of William "Dookie" Thomas, died Saturday at her home. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Richmond. Mrs. Thomas...

ESTHER VINSON

PIKEVILLE -- Esther "Pie" Killette Hicks Vinson, 84, a resident of Countryside Living died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Carter and the Rev....

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

EDNA BAKER

Edna Earle Baker, 84, died Monday morning at Carolina Hospital Care Center in Florence, S.C. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Brogden United Methodist Church. The Rev. Shirley A. Ward will officiate. A graveside service...

JOSEPHINE BRYANT

LUCAMA -- Josephine "Jo" Ferrell Bryant, 70, of 7577 St. Mary's Church Road, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson. The Rev. David Kriger will...

DONALD HARTLEY

Donald Franklin Hartley, 63, of 1900 O'Berry Center Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held on Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Reverends Dennis Pollock, David...

MARVIN L. HOUSER

Marvin LeRyne Houser, 94, died today at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and other times at the home of...

KENNETH HORCHLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Elwood Horchler, 55, died Sunday. He was born on Oct. 4, 1948, in Cumberland, Maryland, and was the son of the late Brydon and Mabel Reynolds Horchler. He graduated from Red Oak High School in 1966...

CALEB KORNEGAY

A graveside service for Caleb Kornegay will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Old Mill Cemetery. Bishop D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Mr. Kornegay was preceded in death by his father, Clark Kornegay. He is survived by his...

ESTHER VINSON

Esther "Pie" Killette Hicks Vinson, 84, a resident of Countryside Living, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends afterward. Burial will...

WILLIAM OUTLAW

William Earl Outlaw, 76, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, March 22, 2004

EDNA BAKER

Edna Earle Baker, 84, died Monday morning at Carolina Hospital Care Center in Florence, SC. She was married to the late Delton Ray Baker. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

JOSEPHINE BRYANT

LUCAMA -- Josephine Ferrell Bryant, 70, of 7577 St. Mary's Church Road, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

JOHN COLLINS

WILSON -- John Willard Collins, 80, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery. He is survived by one daughter, Debra Pierce of Elm...

CAROL CRAIG

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. -- Carol Elaine Craig, 56, mother of Darren Craig of Goldsboro, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Parks Funeral Home. Burial will be at Dorchester Memory Gardens. Mrs. Craig...

DONALD HARTLEY

Donald Franklin Hartley, 63, of 1900 O'Berry Center Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was owner and operator of Hartley's Vac Repair Service where all his customers knew him as "Don the Vac Man." The family will...

DOLLY M. HOLT

LAGRANGE -- Dolly Mae Holt, 58, of 127 Bruit St., Lot #20, died Sunday at home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro. The Rev. Jackie Hamm will...

ELEANOR MILLER

LAGRANGE -- Eleanor Faye Singleton Miller, 64, of 5118 Brothers Road, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Pinelawn Memorial Park, with the Rev....

SUSA PERRINE

Susa Moore Perrine, 80, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late James Earl Moore and Opal Smoot Moore. Mrs. Perrine is survived by one son, Dr. T. Richard...

CARRIE PERRY

Carrie Lee Perry, of 400 Olive St., Goldsboro died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Mrs. Mary Jones of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntrye Funeral...

DORIS TAYLOR

MOUNT OLIVE -- Doris Taylor, 80, of Hephzibah, Ga., formerly of Mount Olive, died Saturday. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Overton will officiate. Burial will...

Sunday, March 21, 2004

HELEN COX

The Funeral Mass for Helen Delores Cox, 59, will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. The viewing will be today from 6 until 8 p.m. at Rhodes...

ODESSA E. JACKSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Odessa Extine Jackson, 79, of 309 W. James St., died Friday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Born in Harnett County, she was the daughter of the late William Garland and Lena Coville Extine and wife of...

CORNELIA A. PATE

Cornelia Aycock Pate, 57, died Jan. 3, 2004, at Century Care of Laurinburg. She was born in Goldsboro to the late Edward Harold Frances L. Aycock. Funeral services will be held today at 5 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel...

BILLY R. SMITH

Billy Ray Smith, 53, of Goldsboro, formerly of Wallace, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Padgett Funeral Home of Wallace....

WESLEY T. TOWNSEND

WILMINGTON -- Wesley Thompson Townsend, of 6657 Trolley Lane, died Thursday. He was 80. A memorial service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Servant in Wilmington. Mr. Townsend was a native of...

Friday, March 19, 2004

RUTH BARNES

Ruth Barnes, 82, of 209 Shaw Court, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Willie Barnes Sr. and Emma Haywood Barnes and was a 1940 graduate of Dillard High School. She is survived...

JOCELYN CARRASQUILLO

Jocelyn "Joce" Luis Carrasquillo, 28, of Wilmington, died Saturday while serving in the 120th Infantry Regiment of the National Guard in Iraq. He was born at Peace Air Force Base in New Hampshire to Isabel Salgado Carrasquillo of Goldsboro...

HELEN COX

Helen Delores Cox, 59, died Tuesday following a lengthy illness. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday at Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Ms. Cox was born in...

DAVID EDWARDS

FOUR OAKS -- David Paul Edwards, 88, of 2679-A Selah Church Road, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Roanoke Chapel Church in Newton Grove. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. Edwards is...

GLENDA LIGON

The funeral for Glenda Faye Ligon will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wave of Glory Church. The Rev. Daniel Uzzell will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by one daughter, Colinda McCall of...

JAMES POTTER

James Earl Potter, 77, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial, with military honors, will be in Providence United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Potter...

DAVID E. SHANDY SR.

David Elmo Shandy Sr., 44, died Wednesday. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Don Craft will officiate. Mr. Shandy was born in Wayne County to Betty...

MELVIN L. SWINSON

FAYETTEVILLE -- Melvin Lee Swinson, 52, died Monday at Cape Fear Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Highway Holiness Church of Deliverance of Fayetteville. Mr. Swinson was a native of Goldsboro and a 1970 graduate...

WALTER THOMPSON

FAISON -- The funeral for Walter Thompson, 82, of 179 David Bright Road, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Burning Bush Holy Church. The Rev. Alto Pickett will officiate. Burial will be in Faison Community Cemetery. Mr....

KATHERINE WILLIAMSON

The funeral for Katherine McCoy Williamson will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church. Dr. William J. Barber II will officiate. Burial will be in Rhodes Cemetery on Durham Lake Road. Mrs. Williamson is survived by...

Thursday, March 18, 2004

MARY BEAMON

Mary Beamon, 73, of 405 Hooks River Road, died Saturday at her sister's home in Powell, Tenn. The funeral will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The...

JOCELYN CARASQUILLO

Jocelyn "Joce" Luis Carrasquillo, 28, of Wilmington, died Saturday, March 13, while serving in the 120th Infantry Regiment of the National Guard in Iraq. Funeral arrangements are still pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Flowers are welcome, or...

PHILLIP COLEY

Alvin Phillip Coley, 62, died Monday, March 15, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the House of Prayer in Dudley. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Coley was the son...

FLORA BUNN

LUCAMA -- Flora Bell Bowen Bunn, 86, formerly of 6537 Juanita Loop, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Smithfield. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Andrews will officiate....

JOSEPH FOSTER JR.

PINK HILL -- Joseph "Bud" Foster Jr., 78, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Friday morning at...

DOROTHY POTEAT

Dot was the daughter of Harley Maxwell and Mary Barnwell Reece. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, George W. Poteat Sr.; a son, George W. Poteat Jr. of Bostic; and three daughters, Linda P. Rhame of...

DAVID E. SHANDY SR.

David Elmo Shandy Sr., 44, died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will receive friends there on Friday night from 7 until 9, and other times at the home of his sister, Tamela S. Caulder,...

RAVON WALKER

PRINCETON -- Ravon "Chicken" Walker, 78, of 410 W. Railroad St., died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was born on Sept. 5, 1925, and was the son of the late Warren Henry and Gertrude Mitchell Walker. He...

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

MARY AYCOCK

PRINCETON -- Mary Elizabeth Renfrow Aycock, 43, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Princeton. A graveside service will be held Friday morning at 11 at Aycock Family...

GLORIA BRYANT

NEWTON GROVE -- Gloria Jean Bryant, 53, of 1695 Watershed Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home. The Rev. Margaret Britt will officiate. Burial will be...

HELEN COX

DUDLEY -- Helen Cox, of 171 Outlaw Road, died Tuesday night. She was the daughter of Beatrice Cox of Dudley. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

MAJOR D. JACKSON

LAGRANGE -- Major Daniel Jackson, 91, of 280 Crocus Lane, died Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at Brian Center. Mr. Jackson was born in Wayne County to the late Burl Frank Jackson and Eva Daniels Jackson. He was a retired farmer...

JOEL M. HARRIS

DEEP RUN -- Joel McCray Harris, 67, of 2493 John Green Smith Road, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Southwood Memorial Christian Church with the Rev. Rick Vernon...

LESTER LANE

The funeral for Lester George "Biggie" Lane, 64, will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church on the corner of George and Spruce streets. Burial will be in the veteran's cemetery in Fayetteville. Mr. Lane...

LILLIAN MARTIN

Lillian Monson Martin, 82, of Lynchburg, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 16, 2004, in Goldsboro, N.C. She was the wife of the late Buford Martin. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Born...

THOMAS MOORE

WALLACE -- Thomas William Moore, 87, of 1027 Wards Road, died unexpectedly on Monday. Mr. Moore was the son of the late Carnie William and Carrie Tatum Moore of Pender County. He is survived by his wife, Essie B. Moore;...

ESSIE THOMPSON

Essie Mae Thompson, 81, of 501 Whitfield Drive, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Greenville. Dr. B.R. Anderson will conduct the...

Tuesday, March 16, 2004

KATHLEEN BLANTON

TURKEY -- Kathleen Clifton Lane Blanton, 86, of 206 Herring St., died at Mary Gran Nursing Center. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Turkey Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, where she was a member. The Reverends...

PHILLIP COLEY

Phillip Coley, of 418 Piedmont Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Angie Coley of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

CLARA CONWELL

Clara Conwell, 90, a resident of the Altera Sterling House, died there on Sunday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood, S.C. Mrs. Conwell is survived by one son, Charles...

EMMETT HEIGHT

Emmett Earl Height, 58, of 107 N. Georgia Ave., died on March 10 at his residence. The funeral will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church, 600 E. Pine St. Bishop D. Clemmons will officiate. Burial...

RONNIE HOLLAND

WILSON -- Ronnie Holland, 80, a former resident of Goldsboro, died Monday. The funeral will be held at the graveside on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson. The Rev. John Wenberg Jr. will conduct the service....

ANTHONY MURPHEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Anthony Victor "Tony" Murphey, 21, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was employed at Pizza Village of Mount Olive and had attended Southern Wayne High School. Survivors include his parents, Timothy L....

KATIE REEVES

Katie Jernigan Price Reeves, 88, a resident of Woodard's Care, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne Coun-ty, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Ida Susan Bartlett Jernigan and wife of the late...

ERNEST TAYLOR JR.

FAISON -- Ernest Ashby Taylor Jr., 90, died Monday at Guardian Care in Kenansville. A native of Duplin County, he was the son of the late Ernest Taylor Sr. and Nanette Garber Taylor and was married to the late...

RAVON WALKER

PRINCETON -- Ravon Walker, 78, of 410 W. Railroad St., died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was the son of the late Warren Henry and Gertrude Mitchell Walker. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

KATHERINE WILLIAMSON

Katherine McCoy Williamson, of 1901 Nahunta Road, Pikeville, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Neida Hall of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Monday, March 15, 2004

SUSAN BATTEN

WARSAW -- Susan Ann Almond Batten, 67, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. She was the daughter of the late Grover Wilson Almond and Ina Lee Hahn Almond of High Point. She is survived by her husband, Winford...

JOCELYN CARASQUILLO

Jocelyn Carasquillo, 28, died Saturday while serving with the National Guard in Iraq. Funeral arrangements are incomplete....

MICHAEL CRUMPLER

KENLY -- Michael Wayne Crumpler, 58, of 569 Summers Drive, Norfolk, Va., formerly of Kenly, died Friday at his home. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Kenly Cemetery. The Rev. Carolyn Lucas will conduct the...

LILLIE HOWELL

PRINCETON -- Lillie Pearl Daughtry Howell, 88, of Howell Road, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. The funeral was conducted at 11 a.m.. today at the Hephzibah Baptist Church, with the Rev. Steve Stephenson and the...

PEARL HUDSON

GODWIN -- Pearl Jackson Hudson, 90, died Thursday at Dunn Rehab and Nursing Center. The Sampson County native was a daughter of the late Isaiah and Bethany Peacock Jackson and the widow of Noble Blanchard Hudson. She is survived by...

CARRIE MARTIN

Carrie Hughes Martin, 75, a resident of Country Side Living, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Berry House officiating. Burial will follow in...

ANTHONY V. MURPHEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Anthony Victor "Tony" Murphey, 21, of 185 C. E. Grady Road in the Rhodes Church community, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Tim and Sandra Murphey of the home and was employed...

LULA SHAW

KINSTON -- Lula Taylor Shaw, 91, died Saturday at the Meadows South. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist church in LaGrange. The Rev. Roosevelt Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in LaGrange Cemetery....

ESSIE THOMPSON

Essie Mae Thompson, 81, of 501 Whitfield Drive, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Phillips Brothers Mortuary in Greenville, N.C....

WALTER THOMPSON

FAISON -- Walter Thompson, of 179 David Bright Road, died Sunday at Glencare Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

Sunday, March 14, 2004

MARY LOU BEAMON

Mary Lou Beamon, 73, of 405 Hooks River Road died Saturday at the home of her sister, Bonnie Dillard-Day in Knoxville, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROBERT E. GODWIN

PIKEVILLE -- Robert Earl Godwin, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant, died Friday in his home. He was 79. Born in Wake County, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin and Lula Betty Poole Godwin and was...

EDWARD EARL HARPER

A funeral service for Mr. Edward Earl Harper is scheduled for Monday at 2 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. The burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery on U.S. Highway 117. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Mr. Harper was...

LESTER G. LANE

Lester George "Biggie" Lane of 7 Bergen Ave., Jersey City, N.J., formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at his home. He was husband of Christine Lane of the home and son of the late Sylvester and Louella Lane of Goldsboro. Rhodes...

WILLIAM R. PIERCE

WILSON -- William R. "Billy" Pierce, 75, of 1816 Lynn Drive, formerly of Kenly, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Mr. Pierce was a teacher at Selma School and North Johnston High School for 16 years and principal for 17...

GENEVA O. RIGSBEE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Geneva Odom Rigsbee, 80, of Crest Drive, died Friday in SunBridge Care Center. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from the First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive where she was a member. Dr....

LESSIE MAE J. ROWE

Lessie Mae Johnson Rowe, 90, formerly of Rains Crossroads Road in Princeton, died Saturday morning at Smithfield Manor. Born April 12, 1913, in Johnston County to the late Rev. William Riley and Mary Elizabeth Lewis Johnson, she was the widow...

PATRICIA M. VISTEIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Patricia "Pat" McCreight Vistein, 63, of 201 Zion Church Road, died Thursday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Merrial and Irene Holmes Inman McCreight. She was...

ANNIE MAE WATKINS

NEWTON GROVE -- Annie Mae Watkins, 84, of 854 Cedar Point Road, died Saturday. Funeral service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at St. Paul Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy Clifton officiating. Burial will follow in...

HAZEL WRIGHT

Hazel Denning Wright, 86, died Thursday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Kinston. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late E.C. Denning Sr. and Edith Florence Faircloth Denning and was the widow of William Wright....

Friday, March 12, 2004

REV. JOSEPH ANDERSON

LAGRANGE -- The Rev. Joseph Leon Anderson, 55, of 3795 Ed Herring Road, died Tuesday at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 3 at the United American Free Will Baptist Tabernacle, 1011 University St., Kinston. Elder...

VIOLA BAKER

KENLY -- Viola Mitchell Baker, 91, died Thursday at Britthaven of Wilson. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Sam Cullifer will officiate. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery....

ARTHUR BARNES

LAGRANGE -- Arthur Barnes, 58, died Thursday, Feb. 26, at Britthaven of LaGrange. He was born in Portsmouth, Va., to the late A.H. Barnes. Private services will be held at a later date. He is survived by one daughter, Stacy...

ISABELL CARTER

SNOW HILL -- Isabell C. Carter, 91, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Snow Hill. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Edwards Funeral Home. The Rev. Ronnie Heath will officiate. Burial will be in...

WYATT CLARK

Wyatt Freeman Clark, 78, of 101 Valerie St., died today at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Don Sauls and the Rev. Craven Chavis...

EDWARD HARPER

Edward Earl Harper, of 600 Taylor St., died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Among his survivors is a sister, Deborah Cox of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntrye Funeral Home Ministries....

EMMETT HEIGHT SR.

Emmett Height Sr., of Goldsboro Disciple Rest Home, 107 N. Georgia Ave., died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CHRISTINE LEONARD

WARSAW -- The funeral for Christine Herring Leonard, 92, of 108 Victoria St., will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Holiness Church. The Rev. Lorenzo Simmons will officiate. Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery in Clinton. Mrs....

Thursday, March 11, 2004

VIOLA M. BAKER

KENLY -- Viola M. Baker, 91, died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

DENNIS BLACKMON

FAISON -- Dennis Roland Blackmon, 54, of 2241 Giddensville Road, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Blackmon family cemetery. The Reverends Ray Smith, Bobby Trott and Gerald Garris...

LORRAINE R. COBB

Lorraine R. Cobb, 91, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York. A private funeral will be held at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Mrs. Cobb was a native of Wayne County,...

HUGH COLEY

Hugh Coley, 72, of Oxon Hill, Md., formerly of Eureka, died Saturday, March 6, at St. Thomas More Nursing Rehab Center in Hyattsville, Md. He was born on Jan. 17, 1932, in Wayne County to the late Russell Coley...

JAMES GREEN SR.

Deacon James Green Sr., 86, of 404 Olive St., died last Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held this Saturday at noon at Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member. The Rev. Connie...

MARY K. HESS

Mary Kathryn Hess, 75, of 1720 O'Berry Center Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Hess was born in Charleston, West Virginia to the late James Edgar George and Rena Jane Hill George. She was a member...

DIXIE H. HOOKS

Funeral services for Dixie H. Hooks will be held by the graveside on Friday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Dr. Douglas McCaleb officiating. The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

LUCILLE JOMP

KENLY -- Lucille L. Jomp, 90, died Wednesday at her home. The funeral will be held Friday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Carlton Lucas will officiate. Burial will be on Saturday morning at...

NEEDHAM LOFIN JR.

AYDEN -- Needham Henderson "N.H." Loftin Jr., 75, died Wednesday. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Free Will Baptist Church in Greenville. The Rev. Ronnie Hobgood will officiate. Mr. Loftin is survived by...

OWEN MARTIN SR.

WARSAW -- Owen Bryant Martin Sr., of 532 W. College St., died Tuesday. He was born in Warsaw on June 24, 1922, to the late Henry and Lena Martin. He joined the Warsaw First Baptist Church at an early...

JAMES MILLIGAN

LAURINBURG -- James Edwin "Jim" Milligan, 79, of Scotia Village, formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the First United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Stan Smith and...

SHIRLEY SIMS

Shirley Perry Sims, 76, of 603 Lockhaven Court, died Tuesday at Carteret General Hospital. The funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Thomas McClendon will be officiating. Burial will...

HAZEL D. WRIGHT

Hazel Denning Wright, 86, died today at Britthaven Nursing Home in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

RAYFORD YOUNG

Rayford Young, 59, of 2088 Selah Church Road, Four Oaks, died early Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Selah Church Cemetery. Born Sept. 17, 1944, he...

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

N. BRUCE BARROW

SNOW HILL -- The Rev. Nigel Bruce Barrow Sr., died Monday at the Brian Center in Wilson. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hull Road Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Barrow was a native...

JEREMIAH CROSSON

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Jeremiah Crosson died Sunday in Brooklyn. He was born in Goldsboro and was the son of the late Jeremiah Crosson Sr. and Mattie McLeod Crosson. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Crosson, and a number of...

JOHN ELZAS

John "Tommy" Elzas, 59, died Saturday in Palm Bay, Florida. Funeral arrangements are pending and burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery at a later date. Mr. Elzas was the son of Pattie Britt Elzas of Mount Olive and the late...

MARILYN EUBANKS

KENLY -- Marilyn Lynn Godwin Eubanks, 48, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. George Arant and Dr. William Murphy will...

LINDA B. GOFF

DUDLEY -- Linda Brogden Goff, 58, died Monday at Raleigh Community Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Gerald Holloman will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne...

DIXIE H. HOOKS

Dixie Hales Hooks, 84, died Monday at her home in Williamston, S.C. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Friday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Her son-in-law, Dr. Douglas McCaleb will officiate. Mrs. Hooks was the...

JOYCE HONEYCUTT

Joyce Ann Turner Honeycutt, 58, of 404 Second St., died Tuesday at her residence. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Cordell officiating. Burial will be in Princeton...

CLARA W. MONK

Clara Monk, 76, died Monday morning at her home. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Saint Mark Church of Christ with the Rev. Alton Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Monk was...

MICHAEL PHILLIPS SR.

Michael Gene Phillips Sr., 46, of 167 Merlin Lane, LaGrange, died Saturday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Dr....

HOPE P. SMITH

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Hope Price Smith, 76, of 255 Vann Smith Road in the Pricetown community, died this morning at her home. Funeral services will be held at Tyndall Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Olive on Thursday at 7 p.m....

LOUISE SMITH

WARSAW -- The funeral for Louise Marie Baggett Smith, 77, of 609 W. College St., will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Warsaw. The Rev. Reginald Wells will officiate. Burial will be in Smith-Baggett...

CARLOS G. VENEGOS

Carlos Guerrero Venegos, 19, died Saturday. He was born in Mexico and was employed with TAI of Goldsboro. He is survived by his father, Raul Guerrero Gomes and his mother, Berta Alisia Benegas Gusman; seven brothers and sister; and...

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

DONNIE BARTON SR.

KENANSVILLE -- Donnie Franklin Barton Sr., 67, died Monday at Windham Hall. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Bob Fussell will conduct the service. Mr. Barton was...

THOMAS BRASWELL

PRINCETON -- Thomas Roland Braswell, 80, owner and operator of Braswell Fertilizer Company for 40 years, died Monday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Hephzibah Baptist Church, where he was a member, and burial will be...

RUBY CURRIE

LUCAMA -- Ruby Watson Currie, 78, of 8065 Upper Black Creek Road, died Sunday at home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church. Dr. D. Wayne Eakes will officiate. Burial will...

MARILYN EUBANKS

KENLY -- Marilyn G. Eubanks, 48, of 1016 Glendale Road, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

LINDA GOFF

DUDLEY -- Linda Brogden Goff, 58, died Monday at Raleigh Community Hospital. She was the widow of Raymond James Goff. The family will be at the home of her daughter, Linda Ann and David Thompson, 2196 Old Smithfield Road, Goldsboro....

JESSE GRISWOLD

Jesse Urban "Boot" Griswold, 70, of 114 Newcomb Drive, died Sunday at his home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian Church in Dudley. The Rev. Antonio Lawrence will officiate. Burial will be in...

MARGARET HERRING

SNOW HILL -- Margaret Ann Henderson Herring of Snow Hill died on Sunday, March 7, 2004, at the age of 67. Although her mind and spirit were willing, her tired body could no longer fight the ravages of an extended...

JOYCE HONEYCUTT

Joyce Turner Honeycutt, 59, of 404 Second St., died today her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

DIXIE H. HOOKS

Dixie Hales Hooks, 84, formerly of Wayne County, died Monday at her home in Williamston, South Carolina. She was the widow of Henry Carlye Hooks of Fremont. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

P. ANN HOWELL

Patricia Ann Smith Howell, 58, of 2367 Hwy. 13 North died Monday afternoon at home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at...

OWEN B. MARTIN

Owen Bryant Martin died today at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

JESSE POWELL SR.

WARSAW -- Jesse Brinklend Powell Sr., 82, of 609 S. Front St., died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Baptist Church. His sons, the Rev. Willie R....

W. ROGER PRICE

SEVEN SPRINGS -- William Roger Price, 76, of Billy Price Road in the Pricetown community, died Monday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

SHIRLEY SIMS

Shirley Sims died today at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MARIE SMITH

WARSAW -- Marie Smith, of 609 W. College St., died Monday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

WILLIAM SMITH II

RALEIGH -- William Nathan Harrell "Bill" Smith II, 57, of Wake Forest, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday. The son of the late S. Linton and Lucinda Heath Smith, he received his education at Virginia Episcopal School, Broughton High School and...

CARLOS G. VENEGAS

Carlos Guerrero Venegas, 23, died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

HANNAH WILDER

AHOSKIE -- Hannah Bunch Wilder, mother of Kenneth Wilder Jr. of Pikeville, died Saturday at Roanoke Chowan Hospital. She was a member of Cedar Landing Missionary Baptist Church in Windsor and the funeral will be held there on Saturday at...

Monday, March 8, 2004

MARGARET P. BELTON

Funeral services for Margaret Belton will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment will follow at Wayne Memorial Park North. Viewing will be held today from 4 until 7...

CARLOS G. BENGARS

Carlos Guerreo Bengars, 19, died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

LORRAINE R. COBB

Lorraine R. Cobb, 91, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the sister of Esther M. Keene of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

RUBY CURRIE

LUCAMA -- Ruby Watson Currie, 78, of 8065 Upper Black Creek Church Road, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

JESSE GRISWOLD

Jesse Urban "Boot" Griswold, 80, of 114 Newcomb Drive, died Sunday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARY K. HESS

Mary K. Hess died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the mother of Mark Hess of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

CHRISTINE LEONARD

WARSAW -- Christine H. Leonard, of 108 Victoria St., died Sunday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Fuenral arrangemetns are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

CLARA MONK

Clara Monk, 76, of 1108 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Monday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MICHAEL PHILLIPS

LAGRANGE -- Michael G. Phillips, 46, of 167 Merlin Lane, died Saturday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, Sara Phillips, at 213 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley....

ALFRED PLYMOUTH

KINSTON -- Alfred Harry Plymouth, 91, of 2506 Hedge St., died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Mills Funeral Home. The Rev. Rudolph Williams will officiate. Burial will...

Sunday, March 7, 2004

CHERRIE S. BARBEE

KENLY -- Cherrie Spivey Barbee, 55, died Saturday morning. A graveside service will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Peacock Family Cemetery. Mrs. Barbee is survived by daughters, Teresa Peacock of Kenly and Crystal Barbee of Kinston; mother, Bonnie...

MARGARET P. BELTON

Margaret P. Belton, 70, of 412 Hamilton Dr., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will follow at Wayne Memorial...

HUGH COLEY

Hugh Coley, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Among his survivors is a daughter, the Rev. Brenda Brinson of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

EDWARD I. CREECH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Ivey Creech, 72, of 887 Country Club Rd., died Saturday morning at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Born in Du-plin County, he was the son of the late Caleb and Emma Summerlin Creech. He was...

WILLIAM P. EDWARDS

RALEIGH -- William P. (Bill) Edwards of 7301 Capital Boulevard went to be with his Lord on Friday after a brief illness. Born on March 19, 1934 to the late Otha Crowell Edwards and Irene Parker Edwards, Bill was...

DONNELL FLOWERS

The funeral for Donnell "Butch" Flowers will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Greater Guiding Star Church. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Laura Faulk Flowers of the home; a stepson, Robert...

DEACON JAMES GREEN

Deacon James Green, 86, of 404 Olive St., died Saturday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is a daughter, Shirley Whitfield, with home he lived. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

PENNY W. KINCAID

GOLDSBORO -- Penny Weeks Kincaid, 34, of 102 Rocky Court, died Friday evening at her home. She attended El Bethel Assembly and loved painting. A celebration of her life will be held today at 3 p.m. at El Bethel Assembly...

NORINE LANGSTON

Mrs. Anna "Norine" Nelson Langston, 78, died Friday at the Brian Center. A native of Brigham City, Utah, Mrs. Langston was the daughter of the late Norman Andrew Nelson and Britta Jeppesen Nelson and was the widow of Ivey...

DONALD L. LINDLEY

PITTSBORO -- Donald (Donnie) Lee Lindley, 56, of Laurels of Chatham of Pittsboro died Saturday at Chatham Hospital Inc., Siler City. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Emmaus Baptist Church, 2430 Silk Hope Gum Springs Rd.,...

DENISE MARTIN

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Denise Stevens Martin died of kidney failure Tuesday, March 2, at home. She was 67. Born in Junction City, Kan., on January 26, 1937, she moved to Lakeland from Goldsboro, N.C., five years ago. She was of...

JESSE B. POWELL

WARSAW -- Jesse Brinklend Powell, 82, of 609 S. Front St., died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. Family are receiving friends at the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

GEORGIA T. TANNER

Georgia Turnipseed Tanner, 88, News-Argus columnist and widow of Hal H. Tanner Sr., died Friday at her home in Goldsboro. Her husband had been publisher of the News-Argus from 1953 until 1983. That position has been held by their...

Friday, March 5, 2004

EDNA BALLREE

Edna Grace Moore Ballree, 76, of 689 Sheridan Forest Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sun-day at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Fu-neral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lu-trell Spell officiating. Burial will follow...

MARGARET BELTON

Margaret P. Belton, 70, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The family will be receive friends at the residence at 412 Hamilton Drive....

ROBERT N. BROWN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert Nathan Brown, 80, of 1094 Waller Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Rev. Neil...

MARK A. BUNCH

Mark A. Bunch, 40, died Tuesday. Funeral services will be held privately. Mr. Bunch was born in Jefferson City, Mo., on February 27, 1964. He is survived by his mother, Sharon Owen, and her husband, Frederick, of Goldsboro; two...

JAMES EVANS

The funeral for James "Pappy" Evans will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Prayer House for Jesus. Bishop C.R. Roberson of Jacksonville will officiate. Burial will be in Elwood Cemetery. Mr. Evans is survived by one son, Antonio Whitley...

DONNELL FLOWERS

Donnell "Butch" Flowers, of 901 S. Madison Avenue, died Thursday at his home. Among his survivors is his wife, Laura Faulk Flowers. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

RETHA MATTHEWS

Retha Mae Davis Matthews, 86, died Tuesday at SunBridge Rehabilitation Care. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church. The Rev. Howard McNair will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park...

CYNTHIA SWINSON

The funeral for Cynthia Denise Swinson will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Stoney Hill Church. The Rev. Howard McNair will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Ms. Swin-son is survived by her parents, Clarence and...

NETTIE M. WEEKS

CLINTON -- Nettie Millard Weeks, 75, died Thursday morning. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive with the Rev. Richard Walker and the Rev. Tom McMahon officiating. Interment will be in...

EVELYN WHITAKER

Ommie Evelyn Whitaker died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Mon- day at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Whitaker was born in...

RUFUS L. WILSON

Rufus Lee Wilson, 72, died Wednesday at his home. The funeral will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Isaac Burnett Jr. will officiate. Burial, with full military honors, will be...

WILLIE WITHERSPOON

The funeral for Willie Westly Witherspoon, 61, who died Sunday, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Turbeville, S.C. He was the son of the late Janie Bell Witherspoon McCoy and Ernest Player of...

Thursday, March 4, 2004

DOCK BEST JR.

Dock Best Jr., 82, of 408 Brownrigg St., died Sunday at home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church. The Rev. William Barber II will officiate. Burial will be in Best Cemetery. Mr....

LEE MACK GRANT

Lee Mack Grant Sr., 73, died Sunday at his home at 3037 Thoroughfare Road. The funeral will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Larry Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in...

RICHARD MINTON

PAMPA, Texas -- Richard Leslie Minton, 67, died Tuesday in Amarillo. He was born in Goldsboro, was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of service, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He had lived in...

VICKI LYNN NORRIS

Vicki Lynn Norris, 45, of 112 Mansion Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Johnny Sasser officiating. Mrs. Norris was born in Lubbock,...

QUEENIE PEARSALL

Queenie V. Pearsall, 81, of 322 South Alabama Ave., died Sunday at Sunbridge Nursing Home in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Bishop Alton A....

NETTIE M. WEEKS

CLINTON -- Nettie Millard Weeks died today. She was the widow of William R. Weeks and was a retired nurse having worked with Medical-Park Nursing Center in Mt. Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MASAKO WILLIAMS

Masako Y. "Margie" Williams of Magnolia died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband, Louis...

NORBERT WILSON SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Norbert Bahnson Wilson, Sr., 94, of 414 Norbert Wilson Street in Mount Olive, died Wednesday afternoon at his home. Born in Sampson County, he was the son of the late Eli Robinson Wilson and Betty McPhail Wilson....

EDWARD YOUNG

RALEIGH -- Retired U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Moses Edward Young, father of Sharon Lofton Cox of Dudley, died Sunday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Haywood Funeral Home Chapel. Burial...

Wednesday, March 3, 2004

MARK ALLEN BUNCH

Mark Allen Bunch, 40, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

RETHA DAVIS

Retha Mae Davis, of 1107 Slaughter St., died Tuesday at SunBridge Rehabilitation Care in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

ALEASE DAWSON

Alease Exum Lewis Dawson, 85, of 236 Wayne Avenue, died Sunday at her residence. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mrs. Dawson was...

PAULA DELVO

KENLY -- Paula M. Delvo, 69, died Monday at her home. A graveside service will be held Friday morning at 11 at Kenly Cemetery, with the Rev. Braxton Creech officiating. Surviving are two sons, Paul Delvo of Kenly and Robert...

RUTH HINSON

Norma Ruth Hinson, a long-time resident of Goldsboro, died Feb. 27, 2004, at the age of 81. She was the daughter of Jesse Hinson, former sheriff of Wayne County, and Alice Pierce Hinson, both deceased. Ms. Hinson graduated from Goldsboro...

TIMOTHY R. HUDGINS

Timothy Ray "Norm" Hudgins, 48, died Monday at his home. Born in Albany, Ga., he was the son O.D. "Jack" and Emilia K. Hudgins of Goldsboro. He was employed with Wayne Community College as a grounds supervisor and was a...

MARY JACKSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Jennette Jackson, 83, died Monday at Duke Hospital. Daughter of the late William Rufus and Sallie Blanchard Jennette, she was a resident of the Mount Olive area before relocating to Durham, where, recently, she had been...

BRENDA MATTHEWS

CLAYTON -- Brenda Barbour Matthews, 53, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Billie Lawson Jr. officiating. Mrs. Matthews is survived by her husband, Donnie Matthews; daughters, Amy...

HARRIET MEEK

The funeral for Harriet Bizzell Meek will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ on Ash Street. The Reverend Dr. Aaron McNair will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Meek was preceded...

L.K. PARNELL

L.K. "Grancy" Parnell, 69, of 211 Dennis Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Lee County, South Carolina, he was the son of the late William King Parnell and Estelle Owens Parnell. Prior to retirement, Mr. Parnell...

SARA DERR SENZ

Sara Derr Senz, 90, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Villa Crest Nursing Home in Manchester, New Hampshire. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Derr and Mary Katherin Rhodes Derr and was...

EVELYN WHITAKER

Evelyn Whitaker, of 1608 S. John St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Beulah Shealy of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

RUFUS WILSON

Rufus Wilson, of 118 Sandy Drive, died Tuesday night at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

WILLIE WITHERSPOON

Willie Witherspoon, of 2202 Courtyard Circle, died Sunday. Among his survivors is a son, Saquce Witherspoon of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Tuesday, March 2, 2004

DOCK BEST JR.

Dock Best Jr., of 408 Brownrigg St., died Sunday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

HAZEL BEST

The funeral for Hazel Mae Best will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at the funeral...

DEXTER BROWN

Dexter Lee Brown, 69, of 103 Courtland Place died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late Aster Brown and Hester Britt Brown and was retired from the United States...

ERNEST BONHAM

Ernest "Willie" Bonham, 77, of Kingman, Ariz., died Sunday at Kingman Regional Medical Center. Mr. Bonham was born in Wayne County to the late E.K. and Sallie Estelle Brinson Bonham. He is survived by his children, Lou Gerald Stone of...

JAMES EVANS

James "Pappy" Evans, a former resident of Goldsboro, died in Washington, D.C. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Service. The family will receive friends at the home of Pastor A.R. Boyd, 711 Rudolph St., Goldsboro....

RUBY S. FREDERICK

Ruby Scott Hargroves Frederick, 80, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Elder Donnell Hamilton will officiate. Interment will be in...

LEE MACK GRANT SR.

Lee Mack Grant Sr., 73, died Sunday at his home at 3037 Thoroughfare Road. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends at 143 Woods Mill Road, Goldsboro....

TIMOTHY HUDGINS

Timothy Ray "Norm" Hudgins, 48, died Monday at his home. He was the son of O.D. "Jack" and Emilia K. Hudgins and was employed with Wayne Community College. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

ADELLE LYNN

Adelle M. Lynn, 77, of 104 Brookshire Drive, died Monday at her home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Pastor Tim Hopkins will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Lynn...

MARGARET MILLARD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Margaret Hinson Millard, 78, of 222 Bert Martin Road, died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Homegoing services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Mount Olive....

L.K. PARNELL

L.K. Parnell, 69, of 211 Dennis Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 until 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, and other times at the home of Vivian...

HAZEL SEYMOUR

The funeral for Hazel S. Seymour, 83, will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Seymour Funeral Home....

SARA DERR SENZ

Sara Derr Senz, 90, formerly of Goldsboro, died today at the Villa Crest Nursing Home in Manchester, N.H. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CYNTHIA SWINSON

Cynthia Swinson, 38, of Howell's Child Care Center, LaGrange, died today. She was the daughter of Clarence and Daisy Swinson of Goldsboro. The family will receive friends at their home at 210 Sanborne Lane. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre...

BETTY D. TAYLOR

PIKEVILLE -- Betty Davis Taylor, 69, of 212 Butterfly Lane, died Saturday evening at home. A private graveside service will be held at Pikeville Cemetery with Pastor Allen Stocks officiating. Mrs. Taylor was a native of Wayne County, born on...

Monday, March 1, 2004

MARIAN D. BELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Marian Daly Bell, of 117 Valley Road, died Sunday morning at Mayview Convalescent Center in Raleigh. Mrs. Bell was born October 5, 1922 in Richlands, N.C., to the late George and Melissa Daly. She was married...

HAZEL BEST

Hazel Mae Best, 60, a resident of The Pines of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating. Burial will be...

DEXTER BROWN

Dexter Lee Brown, 68, of 103 Cortland Place, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY COOKE

WILSON -- Mary Louise Cooke, 78, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. The Rev. A.G. Smith will officiate. Burial will be on Wednesday morning at 11 in Eureka...

ALEASE DAWSON

Alease Dawson of 236 Wayne Avenue died Sunday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

RUBY FREDERICK

Ruby Scott Frederick, 80, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will be receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Pastor Adell Hamilton, 142 Orbit Road in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home &...

WILLIE FULCHER

Willie Reed Fulcher, 51, of 305 Adler Lane, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Port Sulpher, La., he was the son of the late Philip and Bernice Hunter Fulcher. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War,...

ADELLE LYNN

Adelle Mollie Lynn, 77, of 104 Brookshire Drive, died Monday morning at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MARGARET MILLARD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Margaret Hinson Millard, 78, of 222 Bert Martin Road died Sunday evening at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. She was the widow of David James Millard Sr. and was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness...

JOHN RAWLS

DUDLEY -- John Cotton Rawls, 76, of 155 US Hwy. 13 South, died Saturday at his home. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Love Memorial Baptist Church. The Rev. Eugene Warrick will officiate. Mr....

LEGRAND PARNELL

PRINCETON -- Legrand King Parnell, 69, of 211 Dennis Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

QUEENIE PEARSALL

Queenie V. Pearsall, 81, formerly of 322 N. Alabama Ave., died Sunday at SunBridge of Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Ida Hook, at 1505 E. Holly St. Funeral arrangements are pending at...

HAZEL SEYMOUR

Hazel S. Seymour, 83, died Monday, March 1, 2004 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late William Albert and Viola Hood Sasser and Minnie Sasser Overton. Mrs. Seymour was a member...

BETTY TAYLOR

PIKEVILLE -- Betty Davis Taylor, 69, of 212 Butterfly Lane died Saturday evening at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

LEWIS RAY WEST

WARSAW -- Lewis Ray West died February 27, 2004. Mr. West was born on June 18, 1919, in Duplin County, N.C., son of the late Luther Lawrence West and Cora Blanchard West. He grew up in a loving and supportive...