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Monday, May 31, 2004

PAUL BRADFORD

Paul Bradford died on Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a short illness. Mr. Bradford was born in Bee Log, North Carolina, to the late Rex Bradford and Martha Hensley Bradford. While serving in the United...

ETHEL BRASWELL

Ethel Braswell of 703 Whitfield Drive died Saturday at Dekalb Medical Center in Decatur, Ga. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

MARY CAPPS

CLINTON -- Mary Peace Fann Capps, 72, formerly of Clinton, died Saturday at Sunrise Senior Living Center, Raleigh. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Calvary Tabernacle Church in Salemburg with the Rev. Larry J. Smith, Sr....

MARGARET DENMARK

Margaret Griffin Denmark, 85, of 105 S. Jefferson Street, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARTHA DODGE

Martha Louise Dodge, 80, of 702 S. Harding Drive, died Sunday at her residence. Among her survivors is a daughter, Jean Lincoln of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

LESSIE SIMONSON

BAILEY -- Lessie Pearl Davis Simonson, 79, died Friday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home . The Rev. Sidney Webb will officiate. Burial will be in Thorne-Davis...

PAL WILLIAMS

Charles Pal Williams, 72, of 102 Serenity Circle, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Williams was born May 4, 1932, in Richmond County to the late William Randolph Williams and Margaret Lee "Lolly" Williams. He attended the...

Sunday, May 30, 2004

BETTY BODY

Betty Body of 1103 LaGrange Road, LaGrange, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Malechai Body. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

MILDRED L. COBB

PIKEVILLE -- Mildred Langley Cobb, 75, of 103 Western Wayne Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wilson County, she was the daughter of Annie Belle Williams Langley of Goldsboro and the late Henry Cecil Langley and...

DR. DONALD DEPPE

Dr. Donald Arthur Deppe of Goldsboro died Wednesday. He was born Aug. 16, 1930, in Northampton, Pa., to Arthur William and Florence Rachel Henry Deppe. Don was a graduate of Northampton High School and attended Nyack Institute and Princeton...

HENRY FREDERICK

WARSAW -- The funeral for Henry Thomas "Boggie" Frederick, 59, of 320 S. Gum St., will be held today at 3 p.m. at Hines Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with Dr. Navarro Brown officiating. Burial will be in Johnston Cemetery....

SHEILA JOHNSTON

Sheila Ann Greenfield Johnston, of 111 Daffodil Drive, Dudley, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Building, 1800 S. Slocumb St. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park....

DELMON LEE

FOUR OAKS -- Delmon Lee, 79, of White Oak Road, died Thursday at his home. He was a native of Johnston County and was the son of the late Carl and Viola Lee. Survivors include his wife, Beverly M. Lee;...

T. JEFF OUTLAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Outlaw, 92, of 253 Jeff Outlaw Road, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Stephens...

SAMUEL F. ROWE

Samuel F. Rowe died Friday at 116 Garden Court in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

Friday, May 28, 2004

HILDA J. BEST

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Hilda Jo Best will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Simro Free Will Baptist Church with Elder Sidney Harper Jr. officiating. She is survived by a sister, Mary Grace Anderson; a brother, Lindwood Ronald...

ALTON E. DAIL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alton Earl Dail, 92, of 1254 Tram Road, died Thursday at the N.C. Veterans home in Fayetteville. He was born in Duplin County to the late Faison and Della Kornegay Dail. He was preceded in death by...

DOROTHY B. DANIELS

FREMONT -- Mrs. Dorothy Blizzard Daniels, 78, of 126 Peacock Street, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, Mrs. Daniels was the daughter of the late Jasper Blizzard and Alma Jernigan Blizzard and was married...

DR. DONALD DEPPE

Dr. Donald Arthur Deppe of Goldsboro died Wednesday. Don was born Aug. 16, 1930 in Northampton, Pa., to Arthur William and Florence Rachel Henry Deppe. He was a graduate of Northampton High School and attended Nyack Institute and Princeton...

HUGH WAYNE GODWIN

PRINCETON -- Hugh Wayne Godwin, 59, of 3067 Old Smithfield Road, Princeton, died Friday morning at his residence. He was born Jan. 31, 1946, and was the son of the late Ellie Hugh and Zella Hines Godwin. He is preceded...

BESSIE R. HINNANT

SELMA -- Bessie R. Hinnant, 92, Gor-An Farm Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Johnston County Aug. 2, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Gray Stanford and Ida Sellers Radford. Bessie was a dietitian...

LOUELLA JONES

Louella Jones, 88, 22 Cedar Drive, died Tuesday in Smithfield. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Peters Disciple of Christ with Vice Bishop Richard Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Selma Memorial Gardens. She was...

ANGEL R. LAINEZ

MOUNT OLIVE -- Franklyn Lainez and Delmys Mejia-Castro announce the birth and death of a son, Angel Ramon Lainez. He was born May 23 at home and died later that day at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. A private funeral will...

CLARENCE LONG

Clarence Long, 73, 2316 N. William St., died. A private service will be held at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ARTHUR PRICE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Arthur "Chuck" Price, 79, of 309 W. Kornegay St., Mount Olive, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in...

ANDER ROBINSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Ander Robinson will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Mount Gilead Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Faison officiating. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery of Mount Olive. He was preceded...

CLIFTON SANDERSON

WARSAW -- Clifton Sanderson, 70, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. Mr. Sanderson is survived by his wife, Doris White Sanderson of the home and four sons; Ronnie Sanderson, Ricky Sanderson, Mike Sanderson and Eddie Sanderson, all of Warsaw; one...

THOMAS O. SMITH

WARSAW -- The funeral for Thomas Oneil Smith, 76, will be held today at noon from the Big Zion A.M.E. Zion Church with the Rev. William Peterson officiating. Burial will be in the Miller Cemetery of Kenansville. The body...

J. EZRA WILLIAMS

James Ezra Williams, 72, of 365 Durham Lake Road, died Thursday at home. He was born in Wayne County to the late James Henry and Addie Hardy Williams and was married to Willie Myrtle Whitman Williams. He was a member...

CYNTHIA B. WOOD

LAGRANGE -- Cynthia Brittain Wood, 93, of 616 S. Caswell St., died Thursday at her residence. Mrs. Wood was born in Craven County to the late Carlton Wayne Brittain and Catherine White Brittain. She was the wife of the late...

Thursday, May 27, 2004

ALICE COE

Alice Coe, 84, died Wednesday at Alterra Sterling House. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ALTON E. DAIL

Alton Earl Dail, 92, died Thursday at the North Carolina Veteran's Hospital of Fayetteville. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

DONALD A. DEPPE

Donald Arthur Deppe, 73, 101 Plantation Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

HENRY T. FREDERICK

WARSAW -- Henry Thomas Frederick, 59, 320 S. Gum St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

ANGEL LAINEZ

Angel Lainez died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his mother, Delmys Mejia. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CLARENCE LONG

Clarence Long, 73, died at home. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

THOMAS O. SMITH

WARSAW -- The funeral for Thomas Oneil Smith, 76, will be held Friday at noon from the Big Zion A.M.E. Zion Church with the Rev. William Peterson officiating. Burial will be in the Miller Cemetery of Kenansville. The body will...

ED WILLIAMS

Ed Williams, 365 Durham Lake Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CYNTHIA WOOD

LAGRANGE -- Cynthia Wood, 616 S. Caswell St., died Thursday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Rouse Funeral Home....

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

MYRTLE BROADWAY

Myrtle Hicks Broadway, 92, of 380 Country Day Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Ada Sullivan Hicks and was married to the late Dock Tyson...

JOSHUA EDWARDS

PRINCETON -- The funeral for Joshua Lee Edwards, 25, will be held Thursday night at 7 in the chapel of Casey funeral Home. He died at his residence at 1282-C Packing Plant Road, Smithfield. Surviving are his wife, Stephanie Horne...

ARTHUR FARMER

The funeral for Arthur Ray Farmer, 54, of 1156 Armadillo Drive, Fayetteville, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Elder H.E. McNair will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mr. Farmer...

ELEANOR HARRELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Eleanor Ruth Harrell, 64, of 2169 Tram Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Thursday night at 7 at Pink Hill Funeral Home. The Rev. Archie Ratliff will officiate. Burial will be at 11 a.m. on...

JARVIS WILLIAMS

FOUR OAKS -- Jarvis "Punso" Williams, 53, died Saturday at his home at 1094-A Mill Creek Church Road. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bentonville Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Dr. Alex Cox will officiate....

LINDA WILLIAMSON

WILSON -- Linda "Nink" Faye Williamson, 59, of 5623 Claudie Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Dr. Billy Toler will officiate. Burial will be in Boykin Family...

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

JOHNNIE BALLANCE SR.

FREMONT -- Johnnie Clee Ballance Sr., 53, died Sunday at his home. He was born on June 21, 1950, in Wilson County and was the son of Esther Jones Ballance of Fremont and the late Howard Odell Ballance. In addition...

GRADY BOYLES

KENLY -- Grady E. Boyles, 75, of 8247-A Harrell Store Road, died Monday at his home. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Kenly Cemetery. The Rev. George Arant will conduct the service....

HOSEA BRYANT

WARSAW -- A graveside service for Hosea "Rope" Bryant, 74, of 721 S. Gum St., will be held today at 4 p.m. at Bryant family cemetery. Bishop L.A. Faison will officiate. Mr. Bryant died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital in...

SARAH DAUGHTRY

Sarah Lynn Johnson Daughtry, 43, of Kenansville, died Monday at Autumn Village. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Golden Grove Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her father, James Owen Johnson,...

JOSHUA EDWARDS

SMITHFIELD -- Joshua Lee Edwards, 25, of 1282 C Packing Plant Road, died at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

WILLIE FAISON

The funeral Willie Faison will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at The House of Prayer Church, Dudley. The Rev. Moses Darden will officiate. Burial will be in Cobb Cemetery in Faison. Mr. Faison was the son of the...

ARTHUR FARMER

Arthur Farmer, of 1156 Armadilla Drive, Fayetteville, died Sunday in the Cape Fear Hospital. He was the son of Annie Farmer of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangement are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

BARBARA HILL

Barbara Godwin Hill, 67, of 411 S. Cottonwood Drive, died Monday at her home. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Armied and Thelma Blackburn Godwin. She was a retired Registered Nurse and was...

JOHNNY F. JONES

Johnny Forman Jones, 76, of 1158 Antioch Road, Pikeville, died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville. A former resident of Washington, N.C., Mr. Jones had lived in Wayne County for the past two years with his nephew and his...

ARTHUR PRICE

Arthur "Chuck" Price, 79, of 309 W. Kornegay St., Mount Olive, died Monday at Kitty Askins hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bass Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 211 E. Pollock St., Mount Olive....

BILLY SMITH

EUREKA -- William Henry "Billy" Smith, of 452 Bogue Road, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed from this life to the next on Monday, May 24, 2004, after prolonged heart complications. Mr. Smith was born in Wayne County to...

THOMAS SMITH

WARSAW -- Thomas Oneil Smith, 76, died today at Duplin General Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Maxine Brooks, at 174 Willie Best Road, Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home...

ARDEN STROUD

ERWIN -- Arden Stroud, 81, of 300 North 9th St., died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Erwin, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from...

JARVIS WILLIAMS

FOUR OAKS -- Jarvis "Punso" Williams, 53, died Saturday at his home at 1094-A Mill Creek Church Road. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bentonville Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Dr. Alex Cox will officiate....

Monday, May 24, 2004

HILDA BEST

Hilda Best of Farmville died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. She was the sister of Mary Anderson and Linwood Best of Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

CHAD COMER

Chad Robert Comer, 6-year-old son of David and Brenda Comer of Goldsboro, died Sunday. Funeral and burial will be in Wheeling, W.Va. In addition to his parents he is survived by a sister, Jessica Nicole, of the home. In lieu...

RUTH C. BRADLEY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- The funeral for Ruth Creech Bradley, 63, will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home, Mount Olive. Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery. Mrs. Bradley died Saturday. She was daughter of...

SUSIE CREECH

PINE LEVEL -- The funeral for Clarkie Sue "Susie" Creech, 38, of 636 Peedin Road, will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. The Rev. Ralph Parker and the Rev. Pete Hartley will...

WALTER HAND JR.

WARSAW -- The funeral for Walter Hand Jr., 66, of 123 Warren Road, will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Bowdens. The Rev. David Franklin will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park...

BERNICE A. RIPPERT

Bernice Anna Rippert, 81, of 624 Britt Road, passed away early Sunday morning. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Albemarle Baptist Church in Edenton. Mrs. Rippert was born in Massachusetts to the late Fred and...

BROADIE SAMPSON SR.

The funeral for Broadie Sampson Sr., 91, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at New Spirit Ministries. The Reverend Dr. Freddie Barnes will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Sampson died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital....

AUGUSTA C. SMITH

PINK HILL -- The funeral for Augusta Catherine Smith will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. C.D. Pearson will officiate. Interment will be in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Mrs. Smith died...

ROSALIE SMITH

Rosalie Sutton Smith, a much beloved mother and grandmother, died Sunday, May 23, 2004, after a extended illness. Mrs. Smith was born in Lenoir County to the late Milton and Delilah Creech Sutton on October 29, 1917. She was...

MADELINE STALLINGS

HOOKERTON -- Madeline Radford Stallings, 71, died Friday at her residence following a battle with cancer. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service. The Rev. Doug White will officiate. The committal service...

Sunday, May 23, 2004

EDNA BRASWELL

PRINCETON -- Edna Worley Braswell, 61, of 5190 US 70 East, died Saturday afternoon. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Princeton Church of God with the Reverends Roland Stone, John Alexander and Raymond Mizel officiating. Burial...

RUTH J. BREWER

Ruth Johnson Brewer, 95, formerly of 699 Rains Mill Road, Princeton, died Friday at Smithfield Manor in Smithfield. A graveside service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Glenn Griffin will officiate. Mrs. Brewer was...

SUSIE CREECH

Clarkie Sue "Susie" Creech, 38, of 636 Peedin Road, Pine Level, died Saturday morning. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

WILLIE B. FAISON

Willie B. Faison, 73, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Among his survivors is his wife, Ada Ruth Faison of the home Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends...

FLOY GOODSON

The funeral for Floy Creel Goodson, 80, of 3912 E. Ash St., will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The Rev. Elbert Reeves and the Rev. Doug Bartlett will officiate. Interment will be...

WENDY GURLEY

FREMONT -- Wendy LuAnn Gurley, 33, died unexpectedly on Thursday. The funeral will be held by the graveside today at 2 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Creel will officiate. Miss Gurley is survived by her parents, K.C....

MACY B. GINN

Macy Brewer Ginn, 64, of 107 Westview Meadows, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Harlan, Ky., she was the daughter of Hazel Grubbs Brewer of Harlan and the late Howard Brewer. She was a member of...

WALTER HAND

WARSAW -- Walter Hand, 66, of 123 Warren Road, died Saturday at Glencare Nursing Center. Among his survivors is his daughter, Clarice Williams of Warsaw. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

REV. JOHN HARPER

SOUTHERN PINES -- The Reverend John Joseph Harper, Pastor Emeritus of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, died Thursday at St. Joseph of the Pines. He was born in Syracuse, N.Y., and was educated at Mount St. Mary's Seminary &...

ERNESTINE HOLMES

Ernestine Bynum Holmes, 79, of 615 S. Taylor St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church. The Rev. Daran H. Mitchell will officiate. Burial will...

ROY R. PEARCE

Roy Rogers Pearce, 59, of 142 Betty Drive, died at home on Friday after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Pearce was a carpenter in Wayne County for 42 years. He was beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather,...

YVONNE PHILLIPS

KENLY -- Yvonne Crumpler Phillips, 65, of Beulahtown Road, died Saturday following a long illness. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Curtis Jones will conduct the service. Burial...

JIMMY K WASHAM

The funeral for Jimmy K Washam, 66, will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will greet friends afterward. Burial will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. Memorial donations may...

Friday, May 21, 2004

EUNICE BROCK

WARSAW -- The funeral for Eunice Kornegay Brock, 91, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Unity United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Mrs. Brock was born in Duplin County to the late...

LUTHER CREECH

AYDEN -- Luther Daniel Creech, 88, of 10174 Country Home Road, died Wednesday at his residence after an extended illness. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Pastor Pete Williams will conduct...

JANET DEANS

Janet Lane Deans, 87, formerly of N. Seaboard St., died Tuesday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation Care in Mount Olive. Homegoing services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church on Pearson Street. The Rev. Ezekiel Sutton...

EDWARD DEESE JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Lee Deese Jr., 23, of Tadlock Road, died Thursday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Lee Family Cemetery. Mr. Deese was...

MACY GINN

Macy Ginn, 64, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES E. HARDY

LAGRANGE -- Charles Edward Hardy, 67, of 109 Club Road, died Wednesday in Asheville. The funeral will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Dean Hightower and the Rev. Fred Clifford officiating. Burial will...

IRENE HARRISON

LAGRANGE -- Irene Aldridge Harrison, 92, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston following several months of declining health. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service in Snow Hill. The Rev....

ERNESTINE HOLMES

Ernestine Bynum Holmes, 79, of 615 S. Taylor St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church. The Rev. Daran H. Mitchell will officiate. Burial will...

DAVID O. LINGLE

David O. Lingle, 81, of 107 Powers Court, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A native of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Norman L. and Mary Stuck Lingle and was married to the...

RUTH B. ROLLISON

SNELLVILE, Ga. -- Ruth Bogden Rollison, 80, died Wednesday. She was a veteran of the Women's Army Corps, was of the Catholic faith and was the widow of Ellie Frank Rollison. She is survived by two sons, Stephen Frank Rollison...

FRANCES SASSER

FREMONT -- Frances W. Sasser, 86, died Thursday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Fremont United Methodist Church. The Rev. Martin Armstrong and Pastor Patrick Kilby will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Sasser...

BROADIE SAMPSON

Broadie Sampson, 91, of 509 E. Elm St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends at the home of Vonnell Robinson, 102 Lorease Drive, Dudley....

FAYE R. TEWES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Faye Rita McKissock Tewes, 71, of 495 Raynor's Mill Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Jeannette, Pa., to the late Sylvester and Iva Chote McKissock and was married to the late...

JOHNNIE WARREN SR.

FAISON -- The funeral for Johnnie Lee Warren Sr., 71, of 3554 Preacher Henry Road, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Piney Green Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Clinton. Elder Craig Moore will officiate. Burial will...

JIMMY K WASHAM

Jimmy K Washam, 66, of 284 Combs Road, died Wednesday at his home. A native of Graves County, Kentucky, Mr. Washam was the son of the late John Terry Washam and Cluster Jo Lawrence Washam. For 18 years, he...

Thursday, May 20, 2004

WILLIAM BOYETTE

KENLY -- William "Red" Boyette, 79, of 216 Peacock Road, died Tuesday at Avante of Wilson. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Pittman Family Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Weaver will conduct...

HOSEA BRYANT

WARSAW -- Hosea Bryant, 74, of 721 S. Gum St., died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will be at the home of Earlene Melvin, 1800 Quail Hollow...

EUNICE BROCK

WARSAW -- Eunice Kornegay Brock 91, died Wednesday in Lexington. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ANNA DERBY

Anna Potter Derby, 60, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. She was born Dec. 16, 1943, in Raleigh to the late Annabelle Hicks and James Harper Potter. At an early age she moved...

CHARLES E. HARDY

LAGRANGE -- Charles E. Hardy of 109 Club Road, died Wednesday at Mission Hospital, Asheville. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange....

ERNESTINE HOLMES

LAGRANGE -- Ernestine B. Holmes of 615 S. Taylor St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

JULIA LANGLEY

Julia Clyde Gurley Langley, 83, of Princeton, died Wednesday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rose Hicks officiating. Interment will be Saturday at...

DAVID LINGLE

David O. Lingle, 81, of 107 Powers Court, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GEORGE McLEAN

FREMONT -- George McLean, 97, of 606 Sycamore St., died Sunday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Edmond Edwards and Bishop L.N....

CHRISTINE MURPHY

Christine Holmes Murphy, 81, of 191 Grant Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Church with Rev. Pete Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery. Mrs. Murphy...

RAYMOND PARKER JR.

The funeral for Raymond Earl Parker Jr. will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at First African Baptist Church. Dr. Louis Leigh Jr. and Elder Jerry Harris will officiate. Burial will be in the Wayne Memorial Park. He survived...

BELVIN STRICKLAND

SMITHFIELD -- Belvin Strickland, 83, a retired assistant vice president with K. R. Edwards Tobacco Company in Smithfield, died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Friday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home...

FAYE RITA TEWES

Faye Rita Tewes, 71, of 495 Raynor Mill Road, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JIMMY K. WASHAM

Jimmy K. Washam, 66, of 284 Combs Road, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

COLUMBUS WHITLEY

The funeral for Mr. Columbus Whitley, of 100-A Hunters Creek Drive, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Lovicks Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in the Jason Community. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Whitley is survive...

Wednesday, May 19, 2004

WILLIAM BOYETTE

KENLY -- William "Red" Boyette, 79, of 216 Peacock Road, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

ANNA DERBY

RALEIGH -- Anna Derby died today at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MERLE D. EASON

KINSTON -- Merle Dawson Eason, 69, of 204 Glenwood Ave., died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Mrs. Eason was born in...

MILDRED W. MOORE

KINSTON -- Mildred Louise Williams Moore, 72, of Pink Hill, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Howard-Carter Funeral Home. The Rev. Rev. Jimmy Mercer will conduct the...

CHRISTINE MURPHY

Christine Murphy, 81, of 191 Grant Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOYCE ROUSE

The funeral for Joyce Renee Rouse will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Christ Centered Church. Apostle Dennis Jacobs will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Her survivors include four...

JAMES SHIFFLETT

FREMONT -- James William Shifflett, 72, died Monday. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shackleford Funeral Home. Pastor Danny Patrick will officiate. Mr. Shifflett was born in Corzet Va., on July 26,...

JOHNNIE WARREN

FAISON -- Johnnie Lee Warren, 71, of 3554 Preacher Henry Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

COLUMBUS WHITLEY

Columbus Whitley, 79, of 100-A-Hunters Creek Drive, died Tuesday at home. Among his survivors is his wife, Lucille Pridgen Whitley of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

GREGG WICKLUND

ROSE HILL -- U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Gregg William Wicklund, 30, died unexpectedly on Monday. Funeral services will be held in Spartanburg, S.C., at a later date. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Spencer Wicklund, and three children, Brandon,...

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

JANET DEANS

Janet Deans, of 912 N. Seaboard St., died at today at SunBridge Care in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

RODNEY G. FAISON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rodney Gene Faison, 71, of 600 Smith Chapel Road, died Thursday at Mount Olive Retirement Village. Mr. Faison was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by one daughter, Susan Leonard of Mount Olive; one...

ELLY HALL

Elly Norstad Hall, 78, of 105 Brookwood Drive, died Monday, May 3, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Norway, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pedar Norstad. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran...

MACK LEWIS

Mathie Coolidge "Mack" Lewis, 79, of 205 Dock Street, died Monday at his home. A native of Nash County, he was the son of the late Joseph Henry Lewis and Della Boykin Lewis. He worked as a salesman with...

MARGIE A. PAUL

Mrs. Margie Adams Paul, 81 a resident of the Sterling House died Monday morning at her home. A native of Lenoir County, Mrs. Paul was the daughter of the late Carrie Long and Joseph Adams. She was married to...

OPAL L. SIMMONS

Opal Lee Sias Simmons, age 74, of 102 Southfield Lane, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center Mrs. Simmons was one of nine children born to the late James B. and Matilda Sias. The funeral will...

MARY R. TAYLOR

PIKEVILLE -- Mary Delois Robinson Taylor, 51, of 111 Sunridge Lane, died Friday at home. Homegoing services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Greater Victory Apostolic Church, 5740 Hwy. 258 South in Snow Hill. Pastor Benjamin...

Monday, May 17, 2004

WILLIE JAMES COX

The funeral for Pastor Willie James Cox will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Bar Creek Missionary Baptist Associa-tion Headquarters Building. The Rev. Brady Carmack and Dr. John Fuller will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne...

RUBY G. GINN

SNOW HILL -- Ruby Grant Ginn, of 769 Jim Grant Road, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A native of the Arba Community of Greene County, she was born July 2, 1912, to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen McLamb Grant. She...

FRED T. HARPER

PIKEVILLE -- Fred Thomas Harper, 80 died Saturday, May 15, 2004 at his home. He was born in Wayne County to the late Adrian and Beatrice Aycock Harper. Mr. Harper served in the United States Navy during World War II...

BYARD KORNEGAY SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Byard Grant Kornegay Sr., 83, of 776 N.C. Highway 403 West, died Sunday night. He was a well-known Duplin County farmer. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Outlaw Kornegay; two daughters, Mary Hazel Manuel and husband...

GEORGE McLEAN

George McLean, of 606 Sycamore St., Fremont, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Fremont....

MARGIE PAUL

Margie Adams Paul, 81, a resident of the Sterling House, died Monday morning at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RAYMOND PARKER JR.

Raymond E. Parker Jr., 21, of 911 S. Best St., died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The family will receive friends at the residence....

KATHERINE PERRY

LAGRANGE -- Katherine Lewis Perry, 78, of 204 Lake Pines Drive, died Sunday at her residence. She was born in Wayne County to the late Emmitt and Flonnie Best Lewis. She attended the Army Cadet Nurses Training Corps and...

MITCH PETTIT

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gary Mitchell "Mitch" Pettit II, 20, of 173 Willie Best Road, Mount Olive, died Sunday afternoon at his home. He was employed as a carpenter with Al Costa Carpentry. Funeral services will be held at 2...

JOYCE ROUSE

Joyce Renee Rouse, of 811 Isler St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

OPAL SIMMONS

Opal Lee Sias Simmons, 74, of 102 Southfield Lane, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was married to Joseph J. Simmons. The family will receive friends at the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home &...

VIRGINIA H. WADE

LAGRANGE -- Margaret Virginia Herring Wade, 78, of 504 West Boundary St., died Sunday at her home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Brad Williamson officiating. Interment...

Sunday, May 16, 2004

ETHEL R. BATTS

WARSAW -- Ethel Faye Raynor Batts, 86, passed away Thursday evening at Guardian Care of Kenansville. Born October 31, 1917, to the late Mr. Ellis Raynor and Lula Henderson Raynor of Duplin County, Mrs. Batts was the widow of Mr....

RUTHIE H. BASS

Ruthie Howell Bass passed away Friday. Born on Feb. 17, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Hattie Davis Howell of Pikeville. She was a graduate of Pikeville High School, attended East Carolina College and was...

ANNA M. BOYETTE

LUCAMA -- Anna M. Boyette, 47, of 304 Little Rock Church Road, died Friday at her home. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. in the Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church. Dr. DeWayne Eakes will officiate. Burial...

WILLIE J. COX

The Rev. Willie James Cox of 107 Gray St. died Friday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the pastor of Greater Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Kinston and was a former moderator of Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association. Funeral...

MYRTLE S. EASON

WILSON -- Mrytle Stancil Eason, 86, died Saturday at the home of her daughter Jean LaVie in Bishopville, Md. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Winstead United Methodist Church in Wilson. The Rev. John Wenberg...

RUBY G. GINN

SNOW HILL -- Ruby Grant Ginn of 769 Jim Grant Road passed away Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A native of the Arba Community of Greene County, she was born July 2, 1912, to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen McLamb Grant....

FRED T. HARPER

PIKEVILLE -- Fred Thomas Harper, 80, of 3368 Nahunta Road died Saturday morning at his home. Among his survivors is his wife, Annie B. Harper. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and...

PHILLIP MATTHEWS II

Francis Phillip "Phil" Matthews II, 56, of 312 Redwood Trail died Wednesday at Duke University Medical Center. A native of Goldsboro, Mr. Matthews was the son of the late Col. Francis Phillip Matthews and Dorothy Hildreth Matthews. He was...

HELEN J. NOWACHEK

Helen Mary J. Nowachek, 77, of 1301 S. Harding Drive died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Stanford, Conn., Mrs. Nowachek was the daughter of the late Stanislaw and Mary Bobulo Jablonski. She attended St. Mary Roman Catholic...

GUY W. POPE

KENLY -- Guy Wayne Pope, 59, of Old Stancil Road, died Friday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. A graveside service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in the Kenly Cemetery. He is survived by five sisters, Helen Edgerton...

ERNESTINE H. SMITH

Funeral services for Ernestine H. Smith will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, West Ash St. Bishop Alton A. Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived...

MIKE SMITH

Michael James "Mike" Smith, 36, of 204 Friendswood Drive died Tuesday at his home. Mike was a manager of Cracker Barrel Restaurant in Wilson. A memorial service will be held Monday at 7 p.m. from LaGrange United Methodist Church with...

EFFIE T. STANCIL

CLINTON -- Effie Pearl Turner Stancil, 85, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born March 12, 1919, to the late George Washington Turner and Ann Eliza Moore Turner of Duplin County, Mrs. Stancil was the widow...

MARY TAYLOR

PIKEVILLE -- Mary Taylor, 51, of 111 Sunridge Lane, died Friday at home. She was the wife of Jesse Lee Taylor Jr. The family will be receiving friends at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and...

SIMON WOOTEN Jr.

Funeral services for Simon Wooten Jr., 54, of 103 James St., will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Shady Grove M.B. Church in Beston. The Rev. Larry Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow at Old Mill Cemetery in Goldsboro....

Friday, May 14, 2004

ETHEL BATTS

WARSAW -- Ethel Batts, 86, died Thursday at Guardian Care of Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

NORWOOD BROGDEN

Norwood Dortch Brogden, 77, of 1083 U.S. 13 South, died Wednesday evening at Sunbridge Care. A native of Wayne County, Mr. Brogden was the son of the late Garfield Brogden and Edna Williams Brogden and had worked as a...

ANNA BOYETTE

LUCAMA -- Anna M. Boyette, 47, of 304 Little Rock Church Road, died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

RODNEY FAISON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rodney Faison, 71, of 600 Smith Chapel Road, died Thursday at Mount Olive Retirement Village. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bass Funeral Home....

ANNIE HARVEY

The funeral for Annie Harvey will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Building. Burial will be in Hooks Grove Cemetery in Pikeville. Mrs. Harvey was preceded in death by her husband, Noah Harvey Sr.; three...

GLORIA JONES

The funeral for Gloria Jones will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She is survived by one son, Derrick Marquis Jones; a granddaughter, Shekiah Jones; her mother, Theresa...

ROY JUDGE

WALLACE -- Roy Henry Judge, 83, of 145 Fitz Williams Road, died last Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. The funeral will be held this Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Deep Bottom. The Rev. Alice Robinson will...

CARROLL KELLUM

FROST PROOF, FLA. -- Carroll K. Kellum, 79, died Tuesday. He was a native of Kinston and was the son of the late F.W.K. Kellum and Virginia Koonce Kellum. He was the widower of Annie Outlaw Kellum, who was a...

PHILLIP MATTHEWS II

Francis Phillip "Phil" Matthews II, 56, of 312 Redwood Trail, died Wednesday at Duke University Medical Center. A native of Goldsboro, Mr. Matthews was the son of the late Col. Francis Phillip Matthews and Dorothy Hildreth Matthews. He was...

JAMES NEWSOME JR.

The funeral for James Lynburg "Poobie" Newsome Jr. will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church. The Rev. Joe Barnes will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Newsome is survived by five sisters,...

ADDIE ROBINSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Addie Hargrove Robinson, 65, of 245 Robert Hargrove Road, died Thursday. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hargrove Family Cemetery. She is survived by two sons, Sherwood Hargrove...

ERNESTINE SMITH

Ernestine Smith, of 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 4, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

MICHAEL J. SMITH

Michael James "Mike" Smith, 36, of 204 Friendswood Drive, died Tuesday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

EFFIE STANCIL

Effie Stancil died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JUAN TIRADO

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mass will be celebrated for Juan Escobar Tirado, 28, of 111 Nut Grass St., on Saturday at 9 a.m. at Iglesia de La Posada Guadalupana. Father Mac Raffo will preside. Burial will be in Guatemala. Rhodes Funeral...

RUTH WALLACE

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Ruth Boney Wallace, 95, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Jesse Warren will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. Mrs. Wallace, a resident...

NANCY WHITLEY

SNOW HILL -- The funeral for Nancy Bunn Whitley, of 903 Parrott Ave., Kinston, will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service. Burial will be on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Snow Hill Cemetery....

Thursday, May 13, 2004

WILLIAM ADAMS

ETOWAH -- William Russell "Billy" Adams, 61, died Saturday at Mission Hospitals in Asheville. He was the son of Ella Mae Kilgore Adams of Goldsboro and the late Russell Adams and was the widower of Evelyn Parker Adams. He graduated...

NORWOOD BROGDEN

Norwood D. Brogden, 77, of 1083 U.S. Hwy. 13 South, died Wednesday at Sunbridge Care in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROY LEE DIXON

SNOW HILL -- The funeral for Roy Lee Dixon, 82, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at S. Connor Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in Browntown Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Dixon died Sunday at Britthaven of Snow Hill. He is...

LILLIE IDA HAMILTON

GRIFTON -- Lillie Ida Hamilton, 68, of 4048 Morris Drive, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was born in Jones County to Lillie Banks Avery of Dover, N.C., and the late James Franklin Wilkins. She was a member...

ETHEL SIMS

The funeral for Ethel A. Sims will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Lightner Memorial Funeral Home. Elder Willard Carlton will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by two daughters, Beatrice Revell...

KENNETH HAYES

The funeral for Kenneth Lamont "Kent" Hayes, 43, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church. Elder Dr. H.E. McNair will officiate. Mr. Hayes is survived by two sisters, Cynthia H. Coley (Milford)...

FRANCIS MATTHEWS II

Francis P. Matthews II, 56, of 312 Redwood Trail, died Wednesday at Duke University Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM MONTAGUE

William Ray Montague, 76, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Pastor Donald Cashwell will officiate. Burial will be...

HELEN NOWACHEK

Helen Nowachek, 77, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SIMON WOOTEN

Simon Wooten, 54, of LaGrange, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are pending at LaGrange Mortuary....

Wednesday, May 12, 2004

LOLA B. BROGDEN

KNIGHTDALE -- Lola Bowden Brogden, 95, of 8629 Buffalo Road, died Tuesday at Rex Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Blane Smith officiating. Burial will be in Wayne...

WALTER BUDD

Walter Budd, 91, of Philadelphia died unexpectedly at his home. Formerly of Mount Olive, he was the son of the late Moses and Sylvania Budd and was the husband of the late Christine Smith Budd, who also was from Mount...

LILLIE HAMILTON

Lillie Ida Hamilton, 68, of 4048 Morris Drive, Grifton, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends at the home of her son,...

KENNETH HAYES

Kenneth Hayes, of 608 Herman St., died Tuesday. Among his survivors is a brother, Joseph Hayes of the home, and a sister, Cynthia Coley of Greensboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The family will be at...

VIRGINIA HOBBS

NEWTON GROVE -- Virginia Mac Johnson Hobbs, 72, of 440 Lassiter Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Free Will Baptist Church. The Reverends Roy Clifton, Jimmy Barnhill and Richard Whitman will...

ELNORA M. LAWSON

LAGRANGE -- Elnora Mae Lawson, 81, died Saturday at her home at 2436 Albert Sugg Road. The funeral was held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at River of Life Christian Center. Burial was in Southview Cemetery. Surviving are two sons, Alexander...

LINDA N. MORTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Linda Fay Newell Morton, 57, of 2087 Indian Springs Road, died Tuesday at home. A memorial service will be held Satur-day at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Fu-neral Home. Mrs. Mor-ton was born in...

BARBARA WELLS

PIKEVILLE -- Barbara Lewis Wells, 64, of 317 Hardy Talton Road, died Monday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Timothy Creel officiating. Interment...

JAMES WHITFIELD

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for James Ivey "Billy" Whitfield, 63, Services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Jumping Run Free Will Baptist Church. Elder Anthony Lawson will officiate. Burial will be in Hines Cemetery. Mr. Whitfield died Friday...

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

RUDOLPH ARTIS

The funeral for Rudolph Joe Artis, a former resident of Pikeville, will be held Friday in the Bronx in New York. He died there on Sunday. He was preceded in death by his father, Wiley Artis; two brothers, Wiley Artis...

SAMUEL BURTON JR.

BALTIMORE -- Samuel Vaughn Burton Jr. died Sunday in St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayland Baptist Church in Baltimore. Mr. Burton's survivors include his wife, Catherine Taylor Burton of the...

SADIE FLANAGAN

The funeral for Sadie L. Flanagan will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Best Chapel Free will Baptist Church. The Reverends William Waters and Tyrone Turnage will officiate. Burial will be in Flanagan Family Cemetery. Surviving are eight daughters,...

DEBORAH GLOVER

SMITHFIELD -- Deborah Hathaway Glover, 46, of 555 Eli Olive Road, died Sunday at her residence. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. The Rev. Jimmy Earp will officiate. A...

VIRGINIA H. LEWIS

The funeral for Virginia Hancock Lewis, 91, will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery, under the direction of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will receive friends afterward....

ANNIE HARVEY

Annie Lee Harvey, of 200 Millbrook Village Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Annie D. Harvey of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The family will receive friends...

JOSEPH M. HASH

Joseph M. Hash, 48, died Monday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MYRTLE HOWELL

RALEIGH -- Myrtle Thompson Howell, of 3728 Vesta Drive, died Monday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Parrish Funeral Home, Selma, with Richard Toler officiating. Burial will be in Thompson Cemetery on Stevens Chapel Road near...

GLORIA JONES

Gloria Jones of 1704 S. Slocumb St., Lot 3, died Sunday in Charlotte. Among her survivors is a son, Derrick M. Jones. The family will receive friends at 321 Robin Lake Drive, Dudley. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral...

LINDA N. MORTON

Linda Fay Newell Morton, of 2087 Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, died today at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

WILLIAM NEVINS JR.

MANASSAS, Va. -- William "Bill" John Nevins Jr., 68, died Friday at his residence. He was the son of the late William and Susan Nevins. He retired from the United States Marine Corps as a major, having served from 1957...

ETHEL SIMS

Ethel A. Sims, of 318 W. Pine St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

BOBBIE LOU WARREN

NEWTON GROVE -- Bobbie Lou Warren, 79, died today. The funeral will be held Wednesday night at 7:30 at Pleasant Union Christian Church. The Rev. Joe Wingfield will officiate. Burial will be on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery....

BARBARA WELLS

PIKEVILLE -- Barbara Lewis Wells, 64, of 317 Hardy Talton Road, died Monday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, May 10, 2004

RUDOLPH ARTIS

Rudolph Joe Artis of Bronx, N.Y., formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday. He was son of Rosa Artis of Pikeville and the late Willie Artis. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

ROY LEE DIXON

SNOW HILL -- Roy Lee Dixon, 82, of 841 Browntown Road, died Sunday at Britthaven of Snow Hill. Funeral arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home....

MYRTLE EASON

WILSON -- Myrtle S. Eason, 86, of 504 Dale St., died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

MARY GARDNER

Mary Lassiter Gardner, 84, of 1603 E. Maple St., died Saturday in her home. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Gardner was a native of Lenoir County and was the...

DEBORAH GLOVER

Deborah Hathaway Glover, 46, of 555 Eli Olive Road, Smithfield, died Sunday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

DOROTHY M. GREEN

Dorothy Markle Green, 67, of 6005 Meadow Lane, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs....

ELSIE R. GRIFFIN

Elsie Reynolds Griffin, 87, of 506 Park Ave., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Billy Griffin; three sons, Craig Reynolds Griffin of Atlantic Beach, Robert Scott...

ERVIN JACKSON

TURKEY -- Ervin Jackson, 40, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Turkey, died Monday, May 3, at Calvary Hospital in Brooklyn. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Greater Six Run Baptist Church. The Rev. Leslie Morrisey will...

BILLY R. LITTLE

SNOW HILL -- Billy Ray Little, 59, of 2615 Browntown Road, died Sunday at his residence. Mr. Little was born in Edgecombe County to Dorothy Summerlin Little of Tarboro and the late Leonard Aubrey Little. For the past 28 years...

JAMES NEWSOME

James Newsome, 42, of 208 E. Pine St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is a sister, Constance Newsome. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JANICE PARKER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Janice Wiggins Parker, 70, of 706 Ann St., died Sunday morning at SunBridge Care Center. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Sherman Dilley officiating....

KIRK W. PELT

Kirk Wrenn Pelt, 22, died Saturday. He was a was a partner with Pelt's Custom Welding & Sons. Survivors include his wife, Kelly Benton Pelt of Fremont; a son, Jaden Nicholas Pelt of Fremont; his mother, Greta Aycock Pelt...

DORIS STRICKLAND

MOUNT OLIVE -- Doris Holloman Strickland, 67, of 280 Thunder Swamp Road, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was a homemaker and had been employed by the former Young Squire Industries. She was the daughter...

JUAN TIRADO

MOUNT OLIVE -- Juan Escobar Tirado, 28, of 111 Nut Grass St., died Sunday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

NASJUANTE WELLS

The funeral for Nasjuante Ray´Quan Wells will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. He is survived by his parents, Malcolm...

Sunday, May 9, 2004

SARAH COLEY

Sarah Lavenia Coley, 94, of 820 East End Circle, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Building, 1800 S. Slocumb St. The Rev. Arthur Evans will officiate....

SADIE B. FLANAGAN

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Sadie B. Flanagan of 193 Sandpit Rd., Seven Springs, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

MARY GARDNER

Mary Gardner of 1603 Maple St., died Saturday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

DOROTHY M. GREEN

Dorothy Markle Green, 67, of 6005 Meadow Lane, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

HERMIE E. HARRIS

NEWTON GROVE -- Mrs. Hermie Edwards Harris, 89, of Liberty Commons Nursing Center, Benson, formerly of Newton Grove, died Friday. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Blackmon's Grove P.F.W. Baptist Church. The Rev. Cary Harrell will...

STEPHEN G. KNIGHT

TARBORO -- Stephen Gerald Knight, 24, of 401 W. Walnut St., died Friday at his home. Funeral services will be held Today at 2:30 p.m. at Hemby-Willoughby Mortuary, Inc., Tarboro. Bishop Jerry Pittman will officiate. Burial will follow in Eastlawn...

VIRGINIA H. LEWIS

ASHEVILLE -- Mrs. Virginia Hancock Lewis, 91, died Saturday at Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Center in Asheville. A native of Richmond, Va., she was the daughter of the late Donald and Grace Walton Hancock and the widow of James Spencer Lewis...

BETSY P. MERCER

LUCAMA -- Betsy Pittman Mercer, 40, died Friday. She was born in Wayne County, daughter of Tom and Nancy Powell Pittman on May 13, 1963, a member of the Farmington Heights Church of God and was a nurse in recent...

KIRK W. PELT

PIKEVILLE -- Kirk Wrenn Pelt, 22, died Saturday at 212 Pelt Rd. Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service are incomplete....

HILDA K. WARREN

FAISON -- Mrs. Hilda Marie King Warren, 86, of 7238 Pine Ridge Road, died at her home Saturday. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Faison Cemetery with the Rev. Chad Pullins officiating. Born in...

Friday, May 7, 2004

BARBARA AULTMAN

A memorial service for Barbara J. Aultman, 55, of Penrose, Colo., will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Antioch Original Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Aultman died Monday in Colorado Springs following a long battle with cancer. She was...

JOHN BEST

WARSAW -- John A. Best, 57, of Camden, N.J., formerly of Duplin County, died Sunday in New Jersey. The funeral will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Warsaw. The Rev. Reginald Wells will officiate....

CALISSIE BUTLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Calissie T. Butler, 75, 364 Lee's Country Club Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Payne Temple A.M.E. Zion Church. The Rev. Johnny B. Murphy will officiate....

ERWIN JACKSON

TURKEY -- Erwin Jackson, 40, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

SHIRLDEEN JONES

KINSTON -- Shirldeen Jones, 57, of 909 Candlewood Drive, died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bryan Holy Tabernacle with the Rev. Thurman McCuller Sr. officiating. Interment will...

DAVID PENDER

PRINCETON - David Junior Pender, 54, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. A...

CARLENE SMITH

Carlene Wooten Smith, 49, of 1301 N. Berkeley Boulevard #10, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. The Rev. Percy Barnes will...

RUTH WALLACE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth B. Wallace, 95, a former resident of Mount Olive, died Thursday at Prince Community Hospital in Maryland. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

Thursday, May 6, 2004

DONNIE ALLEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Donnie Dwight Allen, 49, of 73 S. Fourth Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at New Saint Delight Holiness Church in Mount Olive. The Rev....

BENNIE H. CASEY

Bennie H. Casey, 82, of 4783 US 70 East, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Reverends Alan Lamm, Edward...

DOROTHY McCARTER

Dorothy Tyndall Morgan McCarter, of 404 Dove Place, died Tuesday in Wilson Memorial Hospital following several months of hospitalization and complications resulting from an automobile accident. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Goldsboro Worship Center...

KITTY FABRIZIO

Kitty Keller Fabrizio, 74, passed away Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. An angel came down at 12:00 a.m. to take her home to be with her loving God, family and friends. She was born April 1, 1930 to...

BEATRICE HOLLOWELL

LUMBERTON -- Beatrice Hucks Hollowell, 76, of Lumberton and formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Broadridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Robeson County. The Reverends Jim...

DAVID JONES

David Alston Jones, 75, of 4672 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Jones was born in Wayne County to the late Barry Jones and Mattie Pierce Jones. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m....

ETHEL MERRITT

Ethel Teachey Ellis Merritt, 85, formerly of the Sterling House, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Merritt was the daughter of James and Pearl Lancaster Teachey and the widow of Raymond Ellis and Dick Merritt. She was a member...

BOBBY RAY PRIDE

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Bobby Ray Pride, 50, of 109 Cleveland Drive, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Goshen Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Faison. Dr. David Atkinson will officiate. Burial will be in Carver...

TAVA RIPPY

ROSE HILL -- The funeral for Tava Nola Murfree Rippy, 96, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rose Hill Funeral Home. Isaac Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in the Murfree family cemetery in Warsaw....

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

DONNIE ALLEN

Donnie Dwight Allen, 49, of 73 S. Fourth St., Brooklyn, N.Y., died Tuesday. Among his survivors is his mother, Elaster Ward of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

BARBARA AULTMAN

A memorial service for Barbara J. Aultman, 55, of Penrose, Colo., will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Antioch Original Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Aultman died Monday in Colorado Springs following a long battle with cancer. She was...

MARTHA BEST

The funeral for Martha Best, 59, of 103-B Taylor St., will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, LaGrange. Dr. Walter C. Coles will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Kinston....

FREDRICK BROWN JR.

The funeral for Fredrick James Brown Jr., who died Sunday, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. He was employed by Coastal Lumber, formerly Kemp Manufacturing Co., until his health declined. Surviving are three...

CALISSIE T. BUTLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Calissie T. Butler, 75, of 364 Country Club Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bass Funeral Home....

BENNIE CASEY

Bennie H. Casey, 82, of 4783 U.S. 70 East, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends at the residence....

SARAH COLEY

Sarah Lavenia Coley, of 820 East End Circle, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

DAVID JONES

David Alston Jones, 75, of 4672 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOROTHY McCARTER

Dorothy Tyndall Morgan McCarter, of 404 Dove Place, died Tuesday at Wilson Memorial Hospital following several months of hospitalization and complications resulting from an automobile accident. She was the wife of Arley McCarter and the mother of Mike Morgan. Funeral...

ETHEL MERRITT

Ethel Teachey Ellis Merritt, 85, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CORA NEW

SNOW HILL -- Cora Lee Baker New, 71, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service. Dr. Gene Martin will officiate. Mrs. New...

BARBARA ROBBINS

WALLACE -- Barbara Dianne Jackson Robbins, 35, died Tuesday at her home at 148 Autumn Drive. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Wallace Church of God. The Reverends Todd Narron and James Morgan will officiate and...

CARLENE SMITH

Carlene Smith, wife of Dennis Smith, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

EARL WILLIAMS

FAISON -- Earl Lewis Williams, 82, of 129 Brewer Road, died Tuesday night at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. A graveside funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Faison Cemetery. The Rev. Elizabeth Mangum-Deibert and the...

RUSSELL WILLIAMS

WILSON -- Russell Ross Williams, 78, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was a native of Wilson County and was the son of the late Margaret Jobe and Russell Lee Williams. He was a a U.S. Navy...

Tuesday, May 4, 2004

DONALD P. BROOKS

Donald Patrick "Petee" Brooks, 35, of 503 Lynn Avenue, died Monday at New Hanover Regional Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. Interment will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at...

MAMIE LEE BROWN

CLINTON -- Mamie Lee Brown, 89, died Saturday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral was to be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home in Warsaw. Burial was to be in the Devotional Gardens....

ELLY HALL

Elly Norstad Hall, 78, of 105 Brookwood Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Norway, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pedar Norstad and was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. She...

EDWARD HOLLAND

Edward Carroll Holland, age 61, of 128 Cedar Lake Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wayne County to the late James Raeford Sr. and Edna Kornegay Holland and was married to the late Irene Booth...

EVERETT JOHNSON

KENANSVILLE -- Everett Cordell Johnson, age 64, passed away Monday morning, May 3, 2004, at New Hanover Hospital in Wilmington, N.C. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and served four and one-half tours of duty in...

RUTH METZGER

Ruth Veit Metzger, 93, of 1017 S. Taylor St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., to the late Charles F. and Jennie Seigfried Veit and was married to the late U.S. Navy...

OSBORNE PARKS

Osborne Parks, 84, of 2953 U.S. 13 North, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Joe P. Parks and Adeline Gurley Parks. Mr. Parks was a retired swine...

BETTYJANE PRIMM

WILSON -- Bettyjane Toppin Primm, 73, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Quantico National Cemetery in Triangle, Va. A memorial service will be held Saturday...

WILLIAM THIGPEN

BEULAVILLE -- William D. Thigpen, retired school principal, died Saturday. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and graduated from Atlantic Christian College in 1949 with a major in mathematics. In 1952, he received a master's degree...

PHILIP WHITLEY

PIKEVILLE -- Philip Ray Whitley, 40, 105 West Vail Street, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Don Sauls and the Rev. Charles Lynn...

Monday, May 3, 2004

RUBIE N. BEST

Rubie Naylor Best, 73, of 811 Lynch Drive, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. She was born in St. Pauls, N.C., to the late Rasburn and Katie Johnson...

MARTHA BEST

LAGRANGE -- Martha Best, 59, of 103 Taylor St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Mortuary....

WILHELMINA BEST

Carrie Wilhelmina Best, of Corbitt Hill Road, in the Grantham Community, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 1, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County she was the daughter of Joseph Carraway...

FREDERICK BROWN

Fredrick James Brown, of 1007 Ivey Street, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

DAVID ENNIS

SELMA -- The funeral for David B. Ennis, 76, will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home of Selma. Burial will be in Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens. Mr. Ennis died Friday He...

ELNA HARVIN

Mrs. Elna Brabham Harvin, 100, of 1314-B Park Avenue, Goldsboro, died May 1, 2004, at her home in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held in the Manning Cemetery in Manning, South Carolina, on Saturday, May 8, 2004, at...

JIMMIE A. JOHNSON

KINSTON -- Jimmie A. Johnson, 69, of 2818 Oakland Drive, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late William Arthur Johnson and the late Rebecca Caroline Batts Johnson of Beulaville, N.C. Mr. Johnson retired from...

EDNA MUTH

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Edna McClenny Muth, 80, a native of Goldsboro, died Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Thursday at 9 a.m. at St. Amelia's Church in Buffalo. Entombment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Mrs. Muth was preceded...

DAVID PEELE

KENLY -- David F. Peele, 77, of 829 Tedder Road, died Saturday his home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. George Arant will officiate. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery....

PHILLIP WHITLEY

PIKEVILLE -- Phillip Ray Whitley, 40, of 105 W. Vail St., died Sunday. The funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

Sunday, May 2, 2004

RUBIE N. BEST

Rubie Naylor Best, 73, of 811 Lynch Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in St. Pauls to the late Rasburn and Katie Johnson Naylor. She was a dedicated member of Mays Chapel Free Will Baptist Church...

ARTHUR N. BRADSHAW

WALLACE -- Arthur Newton (Buddy) Bradshaw, 50, of 111 West Murray Court, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Mr. Bradshaw was born in 1953 in Sampson County and was the son of the late Raeford Bradshaw. Funeral services...

HOOVER COLLINS

Hoover Collins, 76, of 127 Deans Lane died Friday at his home. A native of Johnston County, he was the son of the late Nelson Collins and Mary Lynch Collins and had worked as a carpenter with Elton Warrick and...

RUSSELL W. FRIEDEL

Chief Master Sgt. (retired U.S. Air Force) Russell William Friedel, 74, of 227 S. Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Chief Master Sgt. Friedel was born in Sheboygan, Wis., to the late Herbert and Sarah Ann Anderson...

ELEANOR HARVIN

Eleanor Harvin of 1314 Park Ave. died Saturday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EDDIE O. HOUSTON

FAISON -- Funeral services for Eddie Odell Houston, 95, of 269 David Bright Road, will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from the Burning Bush Holiness Church with Elder Alton Pickett officiating. Burial will follow in the Faison Community Cemetery....

KENNETH O. JOHNSON

CHARLOTTE -- Kenneth Owen Johnson, 79, of Charlotte died Sunday, April 25. Mr. Johnson was a native of Goldsboro. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a retired minister with The Salvation Army. He is...

ROBERT E. MOORING SR.

Homegoing services for Robert E. Morring Sr. will be held today at 6 p.m. at Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with Dr. Don Sauls, the Rev. Willard Hardison and the Rev. Tom Dorman officiating. Interment will be Monday at...

L. EDISON PATE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Leslie Edison Pate, 74, died Friday at his home. He was the son of the late Robert Leslie Pate Jr. and Betty Vernon Pate. He had served in the U.S. Army and was retired from the maintenance...

BOBBY R. PRIDE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Bobby Ray Pride, 50, of 109 Cleveland Drive died Friday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family is receiving friends at the residence....

EDNA R. ROBINSON

WARSAW -- Funeral services for Edna R. Robinson, 89, of 407 Say St., will be held today at 2 p.m. from the First Baptist Church, Warsaw, with the Rev. David Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Sam Miller Cemetery....

LYNN W. ROWE

Lynn Watson Rowe, 61, of 707 New Hope Road died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Emil Watson and Mildred Boyette Watson. Mrs. Rowe was a retired school...

MITCH B. WILER

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 had...