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Friday, April 30, 2004

LINDA B. BEST

Linda Bailey Best, 56, of Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation of Mount Olive died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Johnston County to Pete Bailey of Goldsboro and the late Kathleen Bailey. She was married to the late...

ARTHUR N. BRADSHAW

WALLACE -- Arthur Newton "Buddy" Bradshaw, 50, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital of Kenansville. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Family Funeral Service and Cremation of Faison....

NICHOLAS DELISI

Nicholas Delisi, 83, died this morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. He was born in Boston, Mass., to the late Felix and Adelaide Ravelo Delisi and was married to the late Agnes Giambartolomei Delisi. Funeral services will be held Monday...

RUSSELL W. FRIEDEL

Chief MSGT (Retired) U.S.A.F. Russell William Friedel, 74, of 227 S. Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery with...

JERRY GEORGE

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry George will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Christ Memorial Church. Pastor Scottie Rodgers will officiate. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia George of Frederick,...

JOHN L. JENNINGS

HERTFORD -- John Lee Jennings, 75, 111 Bay St., died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital of Greenville. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jane Love and Dr. Richard Batzler...

AUSTIN M. JOHNSON

PRINCETON -- Austin Mark Johnson, infant son of Mark and Kelly Chestnut Johnson, died Wednesday at home. A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Princeton Cemetery with the Rev. Dexter Johnson, the Rev. Lee Eames, the...

GLADYS R. LITTLE

Mrs. Gladys Inez Reeves Little died Thursday morning at Britthaven Nursing Home. She was a former resident of Kirkwood Retirement Village. Mrs. Little was born in Wayne County to the late John Henry Reeves and Ciddy Estelle Lane Reeves and...

ROBERT E. MOORING SR.

Mr. Robert Edward Mooring Sr., 72, of 206 Plantation Road went to be with his Lord on Thursday at Life Care in Rocky Mount. Robert was born on May 11, 1931, in Wilson County to the late Arthur Mooring...

DAVID L. WILLIAMS

A funeral service for Mr. David Lee Williams of West Covina, Calif., is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Elm Grove Church, Pikeville. The burial will follow in Selma Memorial Gardens, Selma. Mr. Williams leaves to cherish his memory...

MITCH B. WILER

Mrs. Mitch Bagley Wiler, 66, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Mrs. Wiler was the daughter of the late William Villa and Lillian Mitchell LeVesque. Mrs. Wiler had served in the United States Army and...

Thursday, April 29, 2004

OLIVIA F. BURNS

Olivia Ford Burns, 91, 1440 D Stoney Creek Church Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday in Memphis, Tenn., under the direction of F.J. Ford Mortuary. Local arrangements are being handled by Hamilton Funeral...

NICHOLAS DELISI

Nicholas Delisi, 83, died Thursday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY E. DURHAM

Mary Ellen Durham, 85, 209 Bunche Dr., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Michael Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery....

RUSSELL W. FRIEDEL

Russell William Friedel, 74, 227 S. Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JESSE HINES JR.

Jesse Hines Jr., 81, 511 Olivia Lane, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital of Greenville. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at The House of Prayer (formerly Goldsboro Chapel Church), 716 E. Elm St., with the...

EDDIE O. HOUSTON

FAISON -- Eddie Odell Houston, 95, died Thursday at Guardian Care Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

LUCY A. JONES

Lucy Ann Jones, 82, formerly of Somerset Court, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held tonight at 7 at New Apostolic Church with the Rev. Gerald Herron officiating. There will be a private burial. She...

EARL LANCASTER

LAGRANGE -- Edward Earl Lancaster Jr., 56, of 516 LaGrange Road, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004 in Castle Hayne. Earl was born in Wayne County to Ed and Lucille Gray Lancaster of LaGrange. Earl was retired from E.I. Dupont...

GLADYS R. LITTLE

Gladys Inez Reeves Little, formerly of Kirkwood Retirement Village, died Thursday at Britthaven Nursing home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT MOORING

Robert Mooring, 72, 206 Plantation Road, died Thursday at Life Care of Rocky Mount. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

IONA W. REID

FREMONT -- Iona Wilson Reid, 600 Goldsboro St., died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Morningstar Holy Church of Fremont. Burial will be in Fremont Cemetery. She is survived by her...

EDNA ROBINSON

WARSAW -- Edna Robinson, 89, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of George Blackmore, 556 N. NC 50 and 117 Hwy. of Warsaw. Arrangements are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

LOUISE B. TALTON

EUREKA -- Louise Barnes "Doodle" Talton, 76, 105 N. Church St., died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital of Greenville. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Mount Nelson Baptist Church of Eureka with the Rev. Robbie Dunn...

BERTHA T. WAITLEY

ALBERTSON -- Bertha Mae Turner Waitley, 75, 943 Woodland Church Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Linwood Boyette and the Rev. Haywood...

HERMAN E. WHITMAN

WARSAW -- Herman Earl Whitman, 80,died Wednesday morning at Guardian Care of Kenansville. The funeral will be held today at 7 p.m. at Community Chapel of Community Funeral Home, 1654 Hwy. 24/50 East of Warsaw with the Rev. Robert...

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

JERRY GEORGE

Jerry George, of 109 Clover Ridge Drive, Dudley, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his mother, Beatrice George of Dudley. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

CHRISTINE GODWIN

NEWTON GROVE -- The funeral for Christine G. Godwin, 88, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Dr. W. Burkette Raper and the Rev. Roger Hill will officiate. Burial will be at Hopewell...

CICERO HAMILTON

KINSTON -- Cicero Hamilton of Kinston died Sunday. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Saint James Methodist Church in Kinston. He is survived by his wife, Doris Hamilton of Kinston; a son, Gerald Hamilton of Goldsboro;...

CLYDE HARVEY

Clyde Mayo Harvey, 100, died Tuesday at the Brian Center. She was born on March 31, 1904, in Wayne County to the late Jesse Sidney and Annie Mae Hooks Mayo. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held tonight...

EARL LANCASTER

LAGRANGE -- Edward Earl Lancaster Jr., 56, of 516 LaGrange Road, died Tuesday, April 27, 2004 in Castle Hayne. Earl was born in Wayne County to Ed and Lucille Gray Lancaster of LaGrange. Earl was retired from E.I. Dupont and...

MOLLY W. PAYNTER

DUDLEY -- Mary "Molly" Welsh Herriot Paynter, 70, of 186 Highway 13 South, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Archibald and Rubina Welsh Herriot. She was formerly employed...

IONA REID

Iona Reid, of 600 Goldsboro St., Fremont, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Fremont....

RACHEL SIMMONS

The funeral for Rachel Townsend Simmons will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Deliverance Worship Center. 2114 S Slocumb St. Pastor Wade Everette will officiate. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Simmons is survive by five...

LESLIE TEACHEY JR.

DUDLEY -- Leslie Teachey Jr., 51, of 106 Monica Circle, died Monday at Guardian Care Nursing Center in Kenansville. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church in Mount Olive. Burial will...

HERMAN WHITMAN

WARSAW -- Herman Earl Whitman, 80, died today at Guardian Care of Kenansville. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ira Whitman, was the widower of Mary Elizabeth Price Whitman, and was a U.S. Army veteran. Surviving...

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

OLIVIA BURNS

Olivia Ford Burns, 91, of 1440-D Stoney Creek Church Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RUSSELL EDWARDS

CLINTON -- Russell Ray Edwards, 61, of Skill Creations of Clinton, died Sunday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Roanoke Chapel Church in Newton Grove. The Reverends Nelson Hearl and Jerome...

LUCY JONES

Lucy Ann Jones, 82, formerly of Somerset Court, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY W. PAYNTER

Mary W. Paynter died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Luther Paynter. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

HAROLD J. STARR

A graveside service for Harold James Starr, 86, will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Seymour Funeral Home on Wednesday from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m., and other times at...

LESLIE TEACHEY JR.

DUDLEY -- Leslie Teachey Jr., of 106 Monica Circle, died Monday at Guardian Care in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the residence....

ESTHER THIGPEN

KINSTON -- Esther Athalene Sutton Thigpen, 87, of Britthaven of Snow Hill, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howard-Carter Funeral Home. The Reverends Bobby Williams and W.J. Forehand will officiate. Burial...

SAMIE THORNTON

WILSON -- Samie D. Thornton, 84, died Monday at Wilmed Nursing Center. He was born on May 5, 1919, in Sampson County and was the son of the late Jack and Vira Joyner Thornton. His wife, Ruth Evans Thornton, died...

MARY H. VICK

Mary Hill Vick, 85, of 305 Glen Oak Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Father George Foster presiding. Mrs. Vick was a...

Monday, April 26, 2004

ROSA BIZZELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rosa Lee Bizzell, 60, of 1180 Red Hill Road, died Thursday at SunBridge Care for Mount Olive. The funeral will be held Tuesday at noon in the chapel of Bass Funeral Home. Elder Eartha Mumford will officiate....

WILLIAM BOURAS

WILMINGTON -- William Thomas Bouras, 79, died Sunday at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove. He was born in Pakersburg, W.Va., and was the son of the late Thomas T. and Ella Elizabeth Sayer Bouras. Mr. Bouras was a veteran of...

JESSIE HINES

Jessie Hines, of 511 Olivia Lane, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Among his survivors is a son, Jessie Hines III. Funeral arrangements are incomplete....

HESSIE B. JONES

FOUR OAKS -- Hessie B. Stanley Jones, 74, of 508 E. Sanders St., died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral was held Sunday at 7 p.m. at Minshew Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverends Billy Keen and Lawrence...

NICHOLAS JONES

FREMONT -- Nicholas Lonta "Red" Jones, 25, of 308 W. Branch St., died Friday. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Greater Morning Star Church in Fremont. Minister Yvonne Reid will officiate. Burial will follow...

GARRY V. ORTON JR.

Garry Van Orton Jr., 79, of 429 Pecan Road, Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Garry Van and Beulah Ginn Orton and was married to Edna Sullivan...

ALEX ROUSE III

Alex Rouse III, 33, of 1300 Matheson Ave., Charlotte, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Rouse is survived by his parents,...

WILLIAM SMITH

William Harper Smith, of LaGrange Road in LaGrange, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April the 25th. He was a retired farmer in the Parkstown Community where he lived and worked nearly all his...

MARY VICK

Mary Hill Vick, 85, of 305 Glen Oak Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

DAVID WILLIAMS

David L. Williams. of 1617 E. Francisquito Ave., West Covina, Calif., died April 23 at Emanuel Nursing Home. Among his survivors is his wife Mrs. Shirley Williams of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre...

Sunday, April 25, 2004

ELIZABETH CARLTON

WARSAW -- Elizabeth Carlton, 79, of 1373 N.C. 24 and 50 Hwy., died Thursday at Guardian Care Nursing Center, Kenansville. She was the daughter of the late James Frank Boone and Mary Alice Howard Boone. Funeral services for Elizabeth Carlton...

MARJORIE W. CASEY

Mrs. Marjorie White Casey, 76, of 156 Blueberry Rd., died Saturday at her home. A native of Perquimans County, she was the daughter of the late Archie Bell White and Blanche Winslow White. Mrs. Casey was a retired school...

DOROTHY G. BOYETTE

KENLY -- Dorothy Gregory Boyette, 73, of 1132 Hales Rd., died Saturday at Avante of Wilson. Funeral services will be held at Coley Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Monday. The Rev. Curtis Jones will officiate. Burial will follow in...

KAYE G. BRIDGERS

KENLY -- Kaye Gray Bridgers, 46, of 1961 Piney Grove Church Rd., died Thursday at Duke Medical Center. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Coley Funeral Home Chapel by Elders of the Church of...

OLIVIA F. BURNS

Mrs. Olivia Ford Burns, 82, of 1440 D. Stoney Creek Church Road, died Thursday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ararngements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

MARY E. DURHAM

Mary Ellen Durham, 85, of 209 Bunche Dr., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

NICHOLAS L. JONES

FREMONT -- Nicholas Lonta Jones, 25, of 308 West Branch St., died Friday in Fremont. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

RICHARD P. KENT III

Lt. Col. (Retired) Richard P. Kent III, 62, of 1506 Darby Place, died Thursday at the UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. A native of Freeport, N.Y., he was the son of the late Richard P. Kent Jr. and Dorothy...

SEAN M. MORLEY

Sean Michael Morley, 23, died Monday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Burial will be held at Flint Memorial Park in Mount Morris, Mich.. He was born in Flint, Mich. on Nov. 6, 1980. He is survived by two...

GARRY ORTON

DUDLEY -- Garry V. Orton, 79, of 429 Pecan Rd., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is the husband of Edna Sullivan Orton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ALEX ROUSE III

Alex Rouse III, 33, of 1300 Matheson Ave., Charlotte, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday in Charlotte. Arrangments are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

HAROLD J. STARR

Harold James Starr, 86, of 311 Camden Park, died Saturday at his home. Mr. Starr was born in Morris County, New Jersey, to the late Henry Starr and Nettie Conklin Starr. He was a retired mechanic with NASA. Graveside services...

SHIRLEY A. WHITTAKER

Shirley Ann Whittaker, 64, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held privately. Mrs. Whittaker was born on July 5, 1939, in West Virginia to Virginia Dora Gum and the late Russel Gum. She was a member...

FRANCES D. YOUNG

SMITHFIELD -- Mrs. Frances Darby Young, 88, died Saturday at Smithfield Manor. A native of Vidalia, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Annie Darby and the widow of Jack E. Young. Mrs. Young was a former...

Friday, April 23, 2004

ROSA BIZZELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rosa Bizzell, 60, of 1180 Red Hill Road, died Thursday at SunBridge Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bass Funeral Home....

KAYE BRIDGERS

KENLY -- Kaye Bridgers, 46, died Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

JOHN PARKS SR.

KINSTON -- John Dempsey Parks Sr., 72, of 1108 Massey Drive, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westside Original Free Will Baptist Church. The Reverends Buddy Sasser and John Robert...

RACHEL SIMMONS

Rachel Townsend Simmons, 88, of 203 Whitfield Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Thursday, April 22, 2004

LUVINA BULLOCK

The funeral for Luvina Jarmon Bullock will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Tabernacle of Prayer For All People. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Dr. Alex E. Cox will officiate. She is survived by a...

DOUGLAS CAUSEY

SHALLOTTE -- Douglas Leo Causey, 73, died Monday at Duke University Medical Center. He was the son of the late Kermit and Eva Bennett Causey. He retired from the U.S. Navy with 22 years of service and from Sunny Point...

WILBUR FIELDS

SNOW HILL -- Wilbur William Fields, 88, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service. The Reverends Carolyn Cummings-Woriax and T.C. West will officiate....

LOUISE FRYAR

FAISON -- Elouise Williams Fryar, 86, of 184 David Bright Road, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. She was born in Sampson County to the late Edward and Georgia Pugh Williams. She attended the Sampson County School System. She was...

ELLA R. JONES

Ella Rebecca Barbour Jones, 61, of 125 Woodside Circle, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Emmaus Baptist Church Cemetery. The Reverends Johnny Sasser and Rick Mondell will officiate. Mrs....

DOUGLAS KELLY

Douglas Lane Kelly, 44, died Wednesday evening at Glencare of Warsaw after a battle with ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease). He was born in Alabama to Jimmie Louise Hawkins Saranthus and the late Thomas Ray Kelly. A member of Friendship Church,...

RICHARD KENT III

Richard P. Kent III, of 1506 Darby Place, died today at the University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ETHEL RAYFORD

NEWTON GROVE -- Ethel Rayford, 90, of 2530 Warren Mill Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Friday at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Walter Gaskins will conduct the service. Mrs. Rayford was...

BESSIE TAYLOR

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Bessie Louise Taylor, 67, formerly of LaGrange, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Perfecting Family and Friends Worship and Ministries Inc. in Kinston. Apostle Bobby Kittrell will officiate. Burial will be in St....

CHARLES WAHAB

Charles Edmundson, 87, formerly of 2015 N. Berkeley Boulevard, died Monday at Craven Regional Hospital in New Bern following several months of declining health. The funeral was to be held today at 2 p.m. at Historical Hephzibah Baptist Church in...

CHARLES WEST JR.

Charles Worth West Jr., 51, died Wednesday at his home in Knob Noster, Mo. He was born in Wayne County and was the son of Ruby West of Goldsboro and the late Charles Worth West Sr. He was formerly employed...

SHIRLEY WHITTAKER

Shirley Ann Whittaker, 64, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

MYRTLE WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Myrtle Wiggs Woodard, 89, formerly of 335 Howell Road, died Tuesday at Smithfield Manor. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Princeton Church of God. The Reverends John Alexander, LaVon Phillips and Les Woodard will...

GLEASON YATES JR.

FUQUAY-VARINA -- Gleason Andrew Yates Jr., 66, of 308 Dauphine St., died Tuesday due to an extended illness. He is survived by a son, Mark Yates of Goldsboro; two brothers, Melvin Yates of Goldsboro and Willie Van Yates of Apex;...

MICHAEL STRICKLAND

MOUNT OLIVE -- A memorial service for Michael Todd Strickland, 33, will be held Friday night from 7 until 9 at the Woodmen of the World Building, 215 Bert Martin Road, Mount Olive. Mr. Strickland died Friday, April 16, in...

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

ELMER BRINSON

The funeral for Elmer U.T. "Champ" Brinson, 79, of 622 Bacon St., Durham, formerly of Dudley, will be held Thursday at noon at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Anthony A. Rainge will officiate. Burial will be in Washington Memorial Park...

WILLIAM EVANS

Mr. William Jackson Evans, 69, of 366 Forehand Road, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Wake Medical Center. Born in Wayne County on August 8, 1934, he was the son of...

MARY GARZO

MICRO -- Mary Rita Garzo, 81, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. She is survived by four daughters, Mary Jane Romanos of Connecticut, Barbara Worley of Micro, Rita Lubecki of Depew, N.Y., and Linda Nayyar of Kenly; four sons, David...

EVELYN GOODMAN

CLINTON -- Evelyn Jones Goodman, 68, of 580 Brown Church Road, died Monday at Mary Gran Nursing Center. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Royal-Hall Funeral Home. The Reverends Tony Moore and Ray...

ALTON KING SR.

DUNN -- Alton Ray King Sr.. 68, of 100 Fairwoods Court, died Monday at his home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church with Eddie Weatherington and the Reverends Paul Rose, Ray Smith and...

MICHAEL STRICKLAND

Michael Todd Strickland, 33, a native of Lucama, died Friday, April 16. He had lived in Moriarty, N.M., and had recently moved to Ewa Beach, Hawaii. He was a member of the Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club of Duplin County. He...

MYRTLE WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Myrtle Wiggs Woodard, 89, formerly of 335 Howell Road, Princeton, died Tuesday night at Smithfield Manor in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

WILLIAM BATTEN

LUCAMA -- William "Bill" Arthur Batten, 54, of 7311 Atkinson Road, died Monday at Pitt Medical Center. A graveside service with military honors will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson. Mr. Batten was born...

ELMER BRINSON

Elmer Brinson, 79, of 622 Bacon St., Durham, formerly of Dudley, died Saturday at Durham Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

CARL RAY COLEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Carl Ray Coley, 70, of 407 North Martin St., died Monday at his home. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with Minister Wayne Allman officiating....

J.C. GWALTNEY

Jarvis Clifton "Dick" Gwaltney, 87, of 1007 Eleventh Street, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Alphus McCullen Gwaltney and Frankie Anderson Gwaltney. Mr. Gwaltney was the owner and...

ALTON KING SR.

DUNN -- Alton Ray King Sr., 68, of 100 Fairwood Court, died Monday at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, Clinton....

SEAN MORLEY

Sean Michael Morley died Monday from injuries received in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

FLORENCE SULLIVAN

FAISON -- Florence Shipp Sullivan, 74, of 4551 Giddensville Road, died Monday morning at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, of which she was...

ARTHUR THIBODEAU III

Master Sgt. Arthur Joseph Thibodeau III, 41, of 460 Braswell Road, died Monday at his home. A native of Tiverton, R.I, he was the son of Arthur J. Thibodeau Jr. and Claire Murphy Thibodeau. Mr. Thibodeau entered into the United...

EDWARD THOMPSON

PRINCETON -- Edward Lee "Eddie" Thompson, 40, of 775 Holt's Pond Road, died Sunday morning at his home. He was born on Nov. 24, 1963, in Johnston County to Bennie Thompson and the late Barbara House Thompson. A 1982 graduate...

MELVIN WATSON

Melvin G. Watson, 53, of Wendell, formerly of Kenly, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Michael D. Bailey Funeral Services in Selma....

Monday, April 19, 2004

IOLA D. ATKINSON

Iola Daughtry Atkinson, age 83, of 108 N. Martin Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 17, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a lingering illness. Born in Johnston County on November 27, 1920,...

ANNA BEERS

Funeral services for Anna Mae Beers will be tonight at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory with visitation following. Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. (Pd)...

AVA BONEY

Eva Walker Pickett Boney, of 204 S Carolina Ave., died Friday. The funeral will be held at Tuesday at noon at Willard Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Willard. Elder William A. Mitchell Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in the...

DURWOOD BROCK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Durwood Benson Brock Sr., 70, of 287 Virginia Johnson Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with the...

LUVENIA BULLOCK

Luvenia Jarmon Bullock, 93, of 1405 Poplar Street Apt. 17, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Alea Best of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

MARY B. COSTON

Mary Blanche O'Briant Coston died Saturday at the Brian Center. She was formerly of Fayetteville and was a member of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel in Fayetteville....

ELOUISE FRYAR

FAISON -- Elouise Fryar, 86 of 184 David Bright Road, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

JARVIS GWALTNEY

Jarvis Clifton Gwaltney, 87, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

RUSSELL LANIER

BEAULAVILLE -- Judge Russell J. Lanier, 80, died Sunday. He was born in Duplin County and was the son of Jarvis Lanier and Lila Kennedy Lanier. He graduated from Beulaville High School in 1941 and enrolled at Wake Forest College....

ARTHUR THIBODEAU

Arthur Thibodeau, 41, died today at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

JONATHAN YARBOROUGH

Jonathan Dion Yarborough, 26, of 615 Devereaux St., died Friday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Pastor James A. Moultrie will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Yarborough...

Sunday, April 18, 2004

IOLA ATKINSON

Iola Atkinson of 108 Martin Road died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ANNA M. BEERS

Anna Mae Shaffer Beers, 80, of 702 North Spence Ave., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday evening at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Fu-neral Home. A graveside service will be held...

IDA L. BRINSON

DUDLEY -- Funeral services for Mother Ida Lee Brinson, 74, of 404 Rollingwood Drive, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Northeast Original Free Will Baptist Church, Mount Olive, with Bishop L.N. Forbes and Elder Edmond Edwards officiating. Burial...

SADIE P. JARLOCK

Sadie Paula Jarlock, 65, of 606 Ridge Drive died Friday at her home. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. The Rev. Steve Dixon and the Rev. Henry...

ROBERT T. McCALL

WILSON -- Graveside services for Robert Thomas McCall will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. at Fremont Cemetery. The Rev. Harold O. Warren will officiate. McCall, 59, of 702 South 28th St., Temple, Texas, died April 11, 2004, in his...

THOMAS F. MURPHY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Franklin Murphy, 18, died Friday. He was the son of the late Ernest Murphy III and Mary Lynn Holmes Murphy. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home...

BESSIE M. TAYLOR

LAGRANGE -- Bessie Morris Taylor, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday in New Jersey. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Mortuary....

Friday, April 16, 2004

MATTHEW BELL

The funeral for Matthew Bell will be held Sunday at 1:30 at Pentecostal Holy Church. Bishop S.D. Clemons will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Bell is survived by his wife, Betty Bell of the home; two...

DOUG CARTER

KINSTON -- Doug Carter, 41, of 1800 Maple Leaf Road, died Wednesday at his home. He was a carpenter and a member of First Pentecostal Holiness Church. He loved children and coached hockey at Galaxy of Sports. The funeral will...

RICHARD B. ELLIS

Richard Bryan "Bud" Ellis, 68, of Lenoir, died Thursday at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Lenoir. The family will be at the church at 1:30...

DORIS HARE

SMITHFIELD -- Doris Hare, 83, died Thursday at Britthaven of Smithfield. She was a native of Johnston County and was the daughter of the late L.P. Hare Sr. and Mavis Watson Hare. She was preceded in death by two brothers...

RAMONA HOPKINS

KENLY -- A graveside service for Ramona Ann Hopkins, 39, of 1151 Crocker's Nub Road, Middlesex, will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. at Kenly Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Randall will officiate. Mrs. Hopkins died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial...

SUDIE HOWARD

DEEP RUN -- Sudie Brown Howard, 91, of 2837 Sargett Brown Road, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Sargett Brown and Ralph Howard and was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...

SADIE PAULA JARLOCK

Sadie Paula Jarlock, 65, of 606 Ridge Drive, died today at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JACK KORNEGAY SR.

DUDLEY -- Jack M. Kornegay Sr., 83, of 2488 Old Mount Olive Hwy., died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. He was born in Wayne County to the late Junius and Sallie Herring Kornegay and was married to Willie B. "Bill"...

JONATHAN YARBOROUGH

Jonathan Dion Yarborough, of 615 Devereaux St., died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

Thursday, April 15, 2004

SAMUEL W. ALLEYNE

Samuel William Alleyne, 75, of 1157 Saintsville Road, died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Phillips Brothers Mortuary, 1501 W. Fourteenth St., Greenville. The Rev. Bill Wilson, pastor...

ELGIA BEST

Elgia Best, 77, died Sunday at Fremont Nursing Home. The funeral will be conducted on Saturday at 3 p.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ Church in Fremont. The Rev. James L. Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne...

IDA LEE BRINSON

Ida Lee Brinson, 74, of 404 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the residence....

LOUISE B. BROWN

WARSAW -- The funeral for Louise Brinson Brown, 72, of 163 Rainbow Road, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Rainbow Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens. Mrs. Brown died Monday at Duplin General Hospital in...

DOUGLAS CARTER

KINSTON -- Douglas Carter, of 1800 Maple Leaf Road, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

BUD ELLIS

Bud Ellis, 69, a native of Goldsboro, died early Friday morning. He and his wife, Peggy Roberts Ellis, have lived in Lenoir for the past several years, since his retirement from Southern Bell. Funeral arrangements are incomplete....

MARY F. FOREHAND

Funeral services for Mary Frances "Bet" Forehand will be held today at 4 p.m. at the Pikeville Cemetery with Rev. Rudolph Rowe officiating. Arrangements by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. (Pd)...

RAMONA HOPKINS

MIDDLESEX -- Ramona Ann Hopkins, 39, of 1151 Crockers Nub Road, died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

JACK M. KORNEGAY SR.

Jack M. Kornegay Sr. died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Among his survivors is his wife, Willie "Bill" Kornegay. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will be at the home of his son, Jack...

ERNEST MARTIN JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ernest June Martin Jr., 80, passed away April 14, 2004, at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Mount Olive. Born on December 20, 1923, in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Ernest June Martin...

ROBERT McCALL

Robert Thomas McCall, 59, formerly of Fremont, died Sunday at his home at 702 South 28th St., Temple, Texas. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

VERA J. MONROE

The funeral for Vera Bell Jackson Monroe will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Scottie Rodgers will officiate. Mrs. Monroe is survived by her husband, Clarence Monroe; two sisters, Claretta Jackson of Goldsboro and...

GERTRUDE TAYLOR

Gertrude Taylor, 87, formerly of Shiney Rock Lane, Dudley, died this morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Taylor was born in West...

Wednesday, April 14, 2004

SAMUEL ALLEYNE

Samuel Alleyne, 75, father of Stan Alleyne of Goldsboro, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Phillips Brothers Mortuary in Greenville....

CHARLIE BROGDEN

Charlie Curtis Brogden, 79, of Woodard Retirement Village, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Gerald Holloman will officiate. Mr. Brogden was born in...

MARY F. FOREHAND

Mary Frances "Bet" Forehand, 81, of Pikeville died Monday at her home. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Thursday at 4 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. The Rev. Rudolph Rowe will officiate. Mrs. Forehand was a native of...

SCOTT HARDY

LAGRANGE -- Keith Scott Hardy, 43, of 3547 Brothers Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Mallie Hinnant officiating. Burial will follow at...

PEARLE S. HILL

DUDLEY -- Pearle Summerlin Hill, 80, of 3609 Hwy. 117 Alt., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Carrie Bartlett Johnson and wife of the late Lester...

MARY L. MITCHELL

The funeral for Mary Leftwridge Mitchell will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Christ Memorial Church, 200 W. Walnut St. Elder Charlie Mitchell will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery. Mrs. Mitchell is survived by...

JAMES STEDMAN

FAYETTEVILLE ~~ James Luther Stedman, 51, of Graye Fryers Lane, died Sunday in a car accident. The funeral will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Hamilton-Porter Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverends D.C. Jackson and Agnes Pierce will officiate. Burial...

COL. H.S.K. WILLIS JR.

GASTONIA -- Col. (Dr.) H.S.K. Willis Jr. died April 7, 2004 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Baltimore, Md., and son of the late Jeanette Pearce Willis and Dr. H.S. Kendall Willis Sr. A memorial service was...

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

RUFFUS BAILEY

Ruffus L. Bailey, 65, of Olivia Lane, died Saturday at SunBridge Rehabilitation Care in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Arthur Evans will officiate. Burial will...

CHARLIE BROGDEN

Charlie Curtis Brogden, 79, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

KENNETH DANIELS SR.

RALEIGH -- Kenneth Earl Daniels Sr., 67, of 1201 Blue Beard Way, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. He was born in Wayne County and reared in the Grantham community and was the son of the late Thomas Lloyd and...

MARY F. FOREHAND

Mary Frances "Bet" Forehand, 81, of Pikeville, died Monday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

PEARLE HILL

Pearle Hill, 80, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ARNOLD KUCZYNSKI

Arnold Myron Kuczynski, 77, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A Rosary will be said tonight at 7 at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church and a visitation will follow until 8:30. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on...

HUBERT SUMMERLIN

KENANSVILLE -- Hubert Lee Summerlin, 70, died Monday at his home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Sarecta Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens, Warsaw. Mr. Summerlin was born July 12,...

Monday, April 12, 2004

JACK BRYAN

Jack E. Bryan, formerly of Lumberton, N.C., and Marion, S.C., died April 10, 2004, after a brief stay at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Bryan was 91 years old. He was born September 19, 1912, in Mars Hill, N.C....

RUFUS BAILEY

Rufus L. Bailey, 75, of 815 Olivia Lane, died Saturday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

ELGIA BEST

Elgia Best, 77, died Sunday at Fremont Rest Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BERNICE B. CIVILS

Bernice Benton Civils, 83, of 3499 Pauls Path Road, LaGrange, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Garner Funeral Home with the Rev. Ruffin Hill officiating....

KENNETH DANIELS

Kenneth Daniels, 67, of Raleigh, died today at Wake Medical Center. He was the husband of Ruth Daniels. Funeral arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ARNOLD KUCZYNSKI

Arnold Myron Kuczynski, 77, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church and a visitation will follow until 8:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be...

PETE LEE

PRINCETON -- The funeral for Sidney Sherwood "Pete" Lee Jr., of 209 N. Elm Street, was held today at 11 a.m. at Casey Funeral Home. Mr. Lee died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Born September 14, 1922, he was the...

VERA MONROE

Vera Monroe, 69, of 438 Seymour Drive, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LENA SIMMONS

Lena Loftin Simmons, a longtime resident of Creech Street, died Thursday morning at the Brian Center in Wallace. She was born and reared in Duplin County. After moving to Goldsboro she met and married the late Joseph H. Simmons. Her...

ADELL WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Addell Kornegay Woodard, 88, of 1923 Richardson Bridge Road, died Sunday at home. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 11 at Bizzell Grove Church. The Rev. Dwight Dunning will officiate. Mrs. Woodard was the daughter of...

Sunday, April 11, 2004

NELLIE EVANS

FAYETTEVILLE -- Nellie Evans, 67, of 5234 Madonna Lane died Thursday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church with the Rev. Aaron Johnson and the Rev. David Franklin...

EVELYN B. HEISER

Evelyn Boyer Heiser of Cashwell Drive died Friday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 204 Chestnut St., Monday at 11 a.m. Dr. Billy Seaton and Dr. John Paschal will officiate. A...

JOHN R. HOSEA

John Robert Hosea, 81, of Hopewell, Va., died Thursday at John Randolph Medical Center. He was born in Pikeville and was the son of the late Addison and Alma Bowden Hosea. Also preceding him in death was his wife, Mary...

HESTER HUSSEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Hester Hussey, 98, of 407 S. Johnson St., died Wednesday at Sunbridge Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Carver Memorial Park. The Rev. Terry Armstrong will officiate. Survivors include one...

LORENZO F. JOHNSON

BEAULAVILLE -- Lorenzo Freddie Johnson, 34, of 121 William Leavens Lane died at his residence Thursday. Arrangements are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

ARNOLD M. KUCZYNSKI

Arnold Myron Kuczynski, 77, of 521 Forest Hill Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Milwaukee, Wis., Mr. Kuczynski was the son of the late William and Anna K. Kuczynski and was married to the late...

M. LANCASTER-GROVE

ADENA, Ohio -- Michael Lancaster-Grove, 39, of Adena, Ohio, died March 27 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was born on May 8, 1964, in Goldsboro. He attended the Buckeye Local School, the Jefferson County JVS and...

FRANK MARTIN

SEA GIRT, N.J. -- Frank F. Martin, 77, died Tuesday, March 23, in Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Goldsboro, he lived in New York City before moving to Sea Girt 29 years ago. He was a...

MARY A. MITCHELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Ann Mitchell, 49, of 220 Graham St. died Saturday morning at SunBridge in Mount Olive. Among her survivors is her mother, Elizabeth Lethridge, of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre...

MARVIN NORWOOD

Marvin Franklin "Pops" Norwood, 86, a resident of the Pines, died Wednesday at his home. A native of Guilford County, he was the son of the late Henry Sutton Norwood and Lector Stutts Norwood and was married to the late...

CARL R. SEYMOUR

LaGRANGE -- Carl Randolph Seymour, 86, of 2378 Institute Road died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Mr. Seymour was born in Greene County to the late Jasper and Mattie Carter Seymour. He was the husband of the late Ellen Barfield...

SIDNEY LEE JR

PRINCETON -- Sidney "Pete" Lee Jr., 81, of North Elm St. died suddenly Saturday evening. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Casey Funeral Home, Princeton....

Friday, April 9, 2004

JOHN R. FIELDS

Deacon John R. Fields, 80, of 200 Shaw Court, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Headquarters Building. The Rev. Johnnie C. Sherrod will officiate....

EVELYN HEISER

Evelyn Heiser, 88, of 3102 Cashwell Drive, died today at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VIRGINIA HILL

KINSTON -- Virginia Anthelene Myers Hill, of 117 Norma Drive, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of James Britton Hill and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jo Jackson Caudle of...

MARY B. LILES

Mary Bumgarner Liles, 72, of 1300 Harding Drive, Apt. 1602, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wilkes County, she was the daughter of the late Harley J. Bumgarner and Anna Louise Whittington Bumgarner and was the...

LORRI S. MILLER

Lorri Sloan Miller, 49, of 110 Ironwood Road, died Wednesday at her home. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Ralph Painter officiating. A native of Wayne County, Mrs. Miller...

LYDIA B. PARKS

Lydia Billtrace Parks died on Friday, April 2, at her home. The funeral was to be held today at 1 p.m. at Wave of Glory Faith Center on U.S. 117, with Pastor Daniel Uzzell officiating. Burial was to be...

CARMEN POTTER

AURORA -- Carmen Allen Potter, 61, sister of Karen Allen Garris of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Edward Christian Church. Burial will be in High Hill-Aurora Cemetery. Mrs. Potter was born in...

ERVIN SPEIGHT SR.

Ervin Bernard Speight Sr., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Orangeburg Memorial Hospital in Orangeburg, S.C. He is survived by his wife, Rose Speight of Goldsboro; one son, Ervin B. Speight Jr. of Smithfield; one daughter, Staff Sgt. Latonia...

CHARLES W. WEST SR.

Charles Worth West Sr., of 150 Community Drive, died Thursday at his residence. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. The Rev. Rose Hicks will officiate. The graveside service...

Thursday, April 8, 2004

BILL BUNN

DUDLEY -- Lorenzo Wilton "Bill" Bunn Jr., 77, died Monday. Born in Zebulon, he was the son of the late Lorenzo W. and Bertha Mae Clark Bunn. He was a member of the Zebulon Baptist Church and was a...

HESTER HUSSEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Hester Hussey, 98, of 407 S. Johnson St., died Wednesday at Sunbridge Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bass Funeral Home....

MARY B. LILES

Mary Bumgarner "Butch" Liles, 72, of 1300 Harding Drive, Apt. 1601, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a son, Charles V. "Charlie" Liles Jr. of Las Vegas, Nev. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home,...

LORRI SLOAN MILLER

Lorri Sloan Miller died Wednesday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARVIN NORWOOD

Marvin Franklin Norwood, 86, a resident of the Pines, died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LYDIA PARKS

The funeral for Lydia B. Parks will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Wave of Glory. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. The viewing will be today from 2 until 8 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home and the...

RUBY PARRISH

SELMA -- Ruby Wells Parrish, 74, died today at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Born January 5, 1930. in Wilson County to the late Noyce Glenn and Elizabeth Stancil Wells, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Roland...

NELLIE H. PECK

Nellie Holmes Peck, 83, died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. The funeral will be held Friday at 6 p.m. at Jefferson United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Johnson officiating. Interment will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Holmes Family...

JOHN THORNTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- John William Thornton, 85, of 312 Corbett Hill Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Eureka Christian Church with the Rev. Frank Purvis officiating. Burial will be...

RACHEL W. TUCKER

FAISON -- Rachel Weeks Tucker, 81, of 507 Thornton St., died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Faison. The Rev. Paul Rose will officiate....

CHARLES WEST

Charles Worth West, of 150 Community Road, died today at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

Wednesday, April 7, 2004

MARY BEEMAN

Mary Lillie Sutton Beeman, 88, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Lenoir County, she was the daughter of the late Roland H. Sutton and Lillie Belle Edwards Sutton and was married to the late William Frasher...

WAITE BEST SR.

Waite Thompson Best Sr., 71, of 175 Powell Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Clifton Robert Best and Doris Parks Best. He was a retired farmer, a...

LORENZO BUNN

Lorenzo Bill Bunn died Monday. Among his survivors is his wife, Charoletta Bunn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

JOHN FIELDS

John R. Fields, 80, of 200 Shaw Court, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOSEPHINE HARPER

GREENVILLE -- Josephine Uzzell Harper, 84, died Monday. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The family will receive friends immediately after the service and at other times at the home. The graveside...

THEODORE HERRING

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Theodore R. Herring, 69, of 408 S. Chestnut St., will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle Church. Evangelist Deborah Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. Mr....

ELIJAH JONES

LAGRANGE -- Elijah "Bro" Jones, 70, of 207 N. Center St., died Friday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The funeral was held today at 11 a.m. at Jones Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church with Bishop William Earl Jones officiating. Burial...

MARY QUINN

Beloved wife and mother, Mary (Marie) Watkins Quinn passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2004, surrounded by family and friends. "A lady before her time," Mrs. Quinn was very successful for many years as a single mother with five...

DOROTHY RICHARDSON

KENLY -- Dorothy E. Richardson, 81, of 2712 Princeton Kenly Road, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 11 in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Reverends Mike Leburg and Eddie Franks...

JOHN THORNTON

John William Thornton, 85, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Dois Graham Thornton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will be at the residence at 312 Corbett Hill Road, Mount...

FRANCES TOLER

WALLACE -- Frances "Bonnie" Yvonne Toler, 61, died Tuesday at her residence. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Christian Fellowship Church. Pastors Maynard "Bud" and Patsy Quinn and Evangelists Frank and Naphtali Semster will officiate. Burial...

E. CHESTER WIGGINS

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for E. Chester Wiggins, 88, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel in Mount Olive. Interment will be in Wiggins Family Cemetery in the Red Hill community. A resident of 1721...

Tuesday, April 6, 2004

WAITE BEST SR.

Waite Thompson Best Sr., 71, of 175 Powell Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LLOYD BOYETTE

Lloyd Earl "Monk" Boyette, of 114 Lakeview Drive, died Monday at his home. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Daniel Boyette and Effie Etheridge Boyette. Mr. Boyette was a member and of the...

KEITH ELDER

The funeral for Keith Alexander Elder will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. The Rev. Scottie Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Elder died Saturday. He is survived by his...

MARY HORNADAY

WILSON -- Mary Frances Parker Hornaday, 71, died Monday at Wilmed Nursing Center. She was a native of Columbus County and was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Foye Alford Parker. Her survivors include a daughter, Pamela H....

SHARON LANIER

KINSTON -- Sharon Elizabeth Moody Lanier, 64, sister of Troni Baker of LaGrange, died Sunday. The funeral was to be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Garner Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Emory officiating. Burial was to...

LOUISE W. SHOUP

The funeral for Louise Reeves Ward Shoup, 81, will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery. Mrs. Shoup died Monday at Forest Glen Nursing Home in Garner....

ELWOOD SUTTON

ROSEBORO -- John Elwood "Woody" Sutton, 41, of 1320 Porter Road, died Sunday at Bladen County Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home. The Rev. Dewey Ball and the Rev....

CHESTER WIGGINS

Chester E. Wiggins, 88, died Monday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was a native of the Red Hill community of Duplin County. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

Monday, April 5, 2004

EARL BROCK

PIKEVILLE — William Earl Brock, 64, of 192 Heritage Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late John Wesley Brock Sr. and Mittie Sutton Brock. Mr. Brock was...

GEORGE DENNING

George Allen Denning, 83, of 2029 Dobbersville Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eureka Christian Church. The Rev. Frank Purvis, the Rev. Edward Tatum and the...

RUTHIE GRICE

CALYPSO — Ruthie Reaves Grice, 75, died today at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. She was an employee of the former Wilkins Eggs in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Tuesday at 2...

BERNICE HUSSEY

SNOW HILL — Bernice Byrd Hussey, 101, of Britthaven Nursing Home and formerly of Seven Springs, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home with...

EARL KYSER JR.

COLUMBIANA, Ohio — Earl Elbert Kyser Jr., 78, of 1229 Lower Elkton Road, died March 27, 2004, at Salem Community Hospital after a long period of declining health. Mr. Kyser was born in East Palestine, Ohio, the son of...

RICHARD REEVES

Richard Herman Reeves, 75, of 237 Odom Mill Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be held tonight at 7:30 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The...

EDNA KIRBY

CALYPSO — Edna Brock Kirby, 79, of 315 Church Street, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Clayton Sutton officiating. Born in...

ALTON RENFROW

SELMA — Alton E. Renfrow, 74, of 2091 Lowell Mill Road, died Sunday at home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Braxton Creech and the Rev. Danny...

LOUISE SHOUP

Louise Shoup, 81, died today at the Laurels of Forest Glenn Garner. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MEREDITH STANCIL

DUDLEY — Meredith Ailene Coleman Stancil, 32, died Sunday at her home. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro with the Rev. Rick Mondell officiating....

MARIE QUINN

MAGNOLIA — Mary “Marie” Watkins Quinn, 78, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens, Warsaw. The family...

Sunday, April 4, 2004

LEON BOSTIC

HENDERSON -- Leon "Rabbit" Bostic, 78, died Friday at Veterans Hospital in Durham. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Devotional Gardens, Warsaw. A visitation will be held tonight from 7 until 9 p.m. at Community Funeral...

GEORGE A. DENNING

MOUNT OLIVE -- George Allen Denning, 83, of 2029 Dobbersville Rd., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors are his wife, Myrtle Tatum Denning of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Shumate-Faulk Funeral...

KEITH A. ELDER

Mr. Keith Alexander Elder of 705 N Taylor St Apt A, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sophia Elder of the home. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home...

EVA B. FOREHAND

PIKEVILLE -- Mrs. Eva Blow "Mama Eva" Forehand, 87, died Friday at the Brian Center. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Blow and Mary Walston Blow. Mrs. Forehand worked with Textilease...

THEODORE HERRING

MOUNT OLIVE -- Theodore Herring of 166 County Rd., died Saturday at Duke Medical Center. Among his survivors are his wife, Bertha Herring of the home. Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

BERNICE B. HUSSEY

SNOW HILL -- Bernice Byrd Hussey, 101, of Britthaven Nursing Home and formerly of Seven Springs, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange....

NANNIE F. JOYNER

WILSON -- Nannie Floars Joyner, 92, died Friday. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. She is survived by five granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren. The family will...

J.C. KING

MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral services for J.C. King, 64, of 403 S. Breazeale Ave., will be held today at 3 p.m. from the Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Faison officiating. Burial will follow in Carver Memorial...

DR. STEPHEN MAZUR

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- Dr. Stephen Mazur, 87, formerly of Goldsboro, died at home on Tuesday, March 25. Dr. Mazur was born on Nov. 29, 1916, in Newark, N.J. He was one of five children. Dr. Mazur earned both his...

LYDIA B. PARKS

Mrs. Lydia Billtrace Parks of 705 W Chestnut Circle, died Friday night at her home. She is survived by a daughter, Joy Parks Fasion of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

LERUE PRITCHETT

WALSTONBURG -- Retired (USMC) LeRue Pritchett of Walstonburg, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Mr. Pritchett was born in Troy, Ala., on June 4, 1920, to the late Shelby and Annie McMillian Pritchett. He was retired from the United States...

RICHARD REEVES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Richard Reeves of Odum Mill Rd., died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

MARY S. SMITH

Mrs. Mary Alice Sutton Smith, 90, of 961 Rosewood Road, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Home. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Bernice L. Sutton and Minnie McClenny Sutton and was the widow...

Friday, April 2, 2004

ASIA BARFIELD

The funeral for Asia Arlena Barfield will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Bishop D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Among her survivors is her husband, Kevin Barfield; a son, Nigel Hocutt of...

JAMES BYNUM

A graveside service for James Rick Bynum of Albany, N.Y., will be held Saturday at noon at Bynum's Family Cemetery on Arrington Bridge Road in Dudley. Elder Sarah Floyd will officiate. Mr. Bynum is survive by a daughter, Tonya Banks...

FREDDIE R. CARROLL

A service to celebrate the life of Freddie Rayford Carroll, 62, will be held tonight at 7 at the First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall prior to the service, beginning at 5:30 p.m....

WILLIAM H. DUKES

PIKEVILLE -- William Henry Dukes, 81, of 131 Crossbow Drive, died Wednesday at home. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Pikeville. The Rev. Rudolph Rowe will officiate. Mr. Dukes was born...

EDNA GRIFFIN

The funeral for Edna Grey Griffin will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rocky Branch United Church of Christ on N.C. 581 in Kenly. The Rev. Joyce Hatfield will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body...

THADDEUS JOYNER

KENLY -- Thaddeus Joyner, 60, died Tuesday after a brief illness. He was a native of Johnston County and was the son of the late Coy and Lillie Pearce Joyner. He retired from the U.S. Air Force with 21 years...

MICHAEL REGANS

FREMONT -- Michael Eugene Regans, 57, of 202 S. Vance Street, died Wednesday at his home. A native of Mecklenburg County, he was the son of Margaret Irvin Regans of Hunters-ville and the late Thomas E. Regans. Mr. Regans...

ALBERTA ROUSE

Alberta Rouse, of 208 Whitley St., died Wednesday night at Britthaven Nursing Home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Guiding Star Holiness Church. The Rev. Joseph Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

CHESTER SAULS

KINSTON -- Chester Sauls, 66, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A gathering to celebrate his life will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Mr. Sauls was born in Wayne County to the late Eddie...

MARY SMITH

Mary Alice Sutton Smith, 90, of 961 Rosewood Road, died today at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

SADIE STARLING

CLAYTON -- Sadie Deans Starling, 80, sister of Ruth Spence of Goldsboro, died Thursday morning at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma, with the...

Thursday, April 1, 2004

LUCY BAKER

KENANSVILLE -- Lucy "Susie" Outlaw Baker, 65, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Outlaw and Leona Bell Outlaw of Wayne County and was the widow of Harvey Jackson Baker....

ASIA BARFIELD

Asia Arlene Barfield, 46, died Wednesday at her home at 404-B Hancock Street in Smithfield. Among her survivors is her husband, Kelvin Barfield of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

IDA J. BRYANT

Ida Jane Bryant, 78, of 317 Rhodes Ave., died Monday, March 29, 2004, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Mills Funeral Home with the Reverends Robert Bryant and Lenton...

FREDDIE CARROLL

Freddie Rayford Carroll, 62, died on Wednesday, March 31, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Carroll was born in Northampton County to John Willis Carroll and Ricksie Taylor Carroll. He was a graduate of the University of...

LEAMON HARRIS SR.

Leamon Harris Sr., 83, of 310 Caldwell Drive, Hampton, Va., formerly of Goldsboro, died on March 27 at Coliseum Nursing Home in Hampton. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev....

REGINALD HENDERSON

Reginald Glenn Henderson, 38, died Monday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be held privately. Mr. Henderson was born in Jacksonville, NC to the late Herbert and Glenda Griffin Henderson. He was a veteran of...

WALTER INGRAM SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Walter Ingram Sr., 75, of 407 Franklin St., will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church. Moderator James Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial...

BARBARA JOHNSON

LUMBERTON -- Barbara Leigh Johnson, 73, mother of Martha Smith of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Wesley Pines Retirement Home. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Saint Pauls Funeral Home. The Reverends Vann Floyd...

J.C. KING

MOUNT OLIVE -- J.C. King, 64, of 403 S. Breazeale Ave., deid today at SunBridge Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence....

MICHAEL REGANS

Michael Eugene Regans, 57, of 202 S. Vance Street, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ALBERTA ROUSE

Alberta Rouse, 75, of 208 Whitley St., died Wednesday night at Britthaven of Goldsboro. She was the wife of James Rouse. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....