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Friday, July 30, 2004

HELEN C. BASS

FREMONT -- Helen Estelle Clayton Bass, 84, a more recent resident of Countryside Living, Pikeville, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She had been an active member of Fremont FWB Church for over 50 years....

EMMA CARR

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Emma Lee Carr, 92, of 802 Oliver St., will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Larry Faison will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial...

LUCILLE ELLINGTON

Lucille Dawson Ellington of Philadelphia, formerly of Fremont, died Wednesday, July 21. She was the daughter of the late Odell and Samuel Dawson. The family is being served by Ray's Funeral Home....

WALTER EVERETT

CHAPEL HILL -- Walter Bert Everett, 84, brother of JR Everett of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at home. Other survivors include his wife, Annie Hogan Everett of Chapel Hill; a daughter, Laura Hill of Chapel Hill; another brother, Carlton Everett of...

CHRISTINE B. FRANKLIN

MIDDLESEX -- Christine B. Franklin, 85, died Thursday. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Walter Blackman at 11 a.m. on Saturday in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home in Wilson. Burial will follow in Middlesex Cemetery. Survivors include...

JERRY K. HOWELL

Jerry Keith Howell, 59, of 302 S. Harding Drive, died Tuesday in Sarasota, Fla., after a short battle with lung cancer. He was born in Goldsboro to Mildred Moore Howell of New Port Richey, Fla., and the late Lester...

SALLIE LEE KING

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Sallie Lee King, 79, of 416 E. Hillsboro St., will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at St. Luke Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Pastor Steven C. Moore will officiate. Burial will...

HERBERT LYNN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Herbert Horace Lynn, 89, of 1586 Summerlin Crossroads Road, died Thursday at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home in Pink Hill. The Rev. Maynard...

LOUETTA S. MORRIS

Louetta Sullivan Morris, 88, of East Mulberry Street, died Wednesday at her home. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Dr. De...

TAMARCUS THOMAS

The funeral for Tamarcus LaShawn Thomas will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Tabernacle of Prayer for All People. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. He is survived by his mother Sequalia Collins of Goldsboro; his Father...

BRIAN LEE WILKERSON

PIKEVILLE -- A memorial service for Brian Lee Wilkerson, 27, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph United Methodist Church in Pikeville. He died Wednesday at Johnson City Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn., fromcomplications of leukemia....

WILLIAM H. WOOD

William Henry Wood, 78, of 2101-A Stevens Mill Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Duplin County, he was the son of the late Elmond and Nellie Belle Brown Wood, husband of the late Irene Grady Wood, and...

Thursday, July 29, 2004

WILLIE J. BRANCH

Willie Joyce Branch, 69, formerly of Second Street, died today at Guardian Care of Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

LOUISE G. HENRY

Louise Grimsley Henry, 85, of the Sterling House, formerly of Cookeville, Tenn., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cookeville. Burial will be in Cookeville City...

PAULINE HOLLOWAY

HAMPTON, Va. -- Pauline Warrick Langston Holloway died Tuesday, July 27, 2004. She was born in Wayne County on May 18, 1915, and had been a Peninsula resident since 1941. She was a member of Ivy Farms Baptist Church and...

MAYBELLE H. HOLMES

Maybelle Hoffman Holmes, 83, of 247 South Hillcrest Drive, died Tuesday, July 27, 2004 at her home. Mrs. Holmes was a graduate of Watts Hospital, and a retired RN with the public health department of Wayne County. She was...

SALLIE KING

MOUNT OLIVE -- Sallie Lee King, 80, of 416 E. Hillsboro St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GROVER McKINNIE

The funeral for Grover McKinnie, 99, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Augustus Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Dudley. The Rev. Brady Carmack will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. McKinnie is survived by one son,...

JOAN PERKINS

The funeral for Joan Dolores Perkins will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntrye Funeral Home. Bishop D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Mrs. Perkins is survived by two sons; Shavon Chambers and Ronnie Perkins, and four...

JACK PEOPLES

Lewis Jackson "Jack" Peoples, Jr., 58, of Atlantic Beach, died on Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Carteret General Hospital. A longtime resident of Wilmington, N.C., Jack was the son of Lewis Jackson (Jack) Peoples, Sr. of Goldsboro and the late...

SUSAN POPE

PRINCETON -- Linda Susan Eanes Pope, 50, of 120 New Barbour Road, died Tuesday night at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim Strickland and the...

GLADYS G. THORNE

SNOW HILL -- Gladys Gay Thorne went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 28, 2004. A native of Greene County, she was born May 7, 1915, the daughter of the late Columbus Van Buren and Celia...

BRIAN WILKERSON

Brian Lee Wilkerson, 27, died early Wednesday morning at Johnson City Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn., from complications of leukemia. He was born Sept. 7, 1976, in Beaufort County, N.C., and is survived by his father, Terry Wilkerson of...

Wednesday, July 28, 2004

MARVIN BROWN

WALLACE -- Marvin Elvin Brown, 73, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Community Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Burial will be on Thursday morning at 11 at...

ARTHUR CRIER

Arthur Crier, 69, of 345 W. Bay St., Warsaw, died last Thursday at his residence. The funeral will be held this Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Presbyterian Church in the Bronx, N.Y. Condolences may be sent to Dorothy...

LOUISE HENRY

Louise Grimsley Henry, 85, of the Sterling House, formerly of Cookeville, Tenn., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

MAYBELLE HOLMES

Maybelle Hoffman Holmes, 83, of 247 S. Hillcrest Drive, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garner Funeral Home in Kinston....

JERRY HOWELL

Jerry Howell died Tuesday in Sarasota, Florida. Funeral arrangements incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOHNNY LANGLEY JR.

Johnny Gray Langley Jr., 42, of 1933 Old Cornwallis Road, Princeton, died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern. He was the son of Johnny Gray Langley Sr. and Doris Eason Mitchell and was the brother of Felicia...

BEN LEWIS JR.

The funeral for Ben Lewis Jr. will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Greater St. John Church, Dudley, with the Rev. Roosevelt Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Lewis is survived by his wife,...

LOUETTA MORRIS

Louetta S. Morris, 88, died today at her home on East Mulberry Street. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home....

JACK PEOPLES

ATLANTIC BEACH -- Lewis "Jack" Peoples Jr., 58, died Tuesday. He was the son of Lewis "Jack" Peoples, Sr. of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LINDA POPE

PRINCETON -- Linda Susan Eanes Pope, 50, of 120 New Barbour Road, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

Tuesday, July 27, 2004

FRED ASHLEY JR.

CLINTON -- Fred Ashley Jr., 43, of 314 E. Carter St., died Thursday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lisbon Street Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. H.R. Cogdell will officiate. Burial will be in Sandhills Cemetery....

HAZETTA BATTLE

WARSAW -- The funeral for Hazetta Battle, 91, of 345 Euray Moore Road, will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Liberty Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Harold O. Warren will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs....

AUBREY CUDDINGTON

KENLY -- The funeral for Aubrey W. Cuddington, 79, of 823 Cuddington Road, died Sunday at his home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Charles L. Renfrow, the Rev. Donnie...

JUDY GIBSON

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jewel Lanada "Judy" Ward Gibson, of 647 Drummersville Road, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Seven Springs Baptist Church, of which she was a member....

GENE HART SR.

Gene Edward Hart Sr., 66, of 1600 Stephens St., died Sunday morning at Britthaven Nursing Home. He was born in Henderson, Texas, and was the son of the late Grady Hart and Betty Trimble Hart. He graduated from Hen-derson...

BEN KITTRELL

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Ben Hubert Kittrell, 95, will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Rouse Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Roosevelt Taylor will officiate. Burial will be in LaGrange Cemetery. Mr. Kittrell, a former resident of...

ZACHARY RHODES

Philip and Sonya Schneck Rhodes announce the birth and death of their son, Zachary James Rhodes, on Saturday, July 24, 2004. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Andy Stovall...

TAMARCUS THOMAS

Tamarcus L. Thomas, of 1103 Olivia Lane, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his mother, Sequalia Thomas Collins of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Monday, July 26, 2004

BENNIE BATES

SARDIS, Miss. -- Bennie Boyce Bates, 85, of 101 Sycamore St., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Bates was a native of Franklin County, Ala., and was the son of the late Bennie Thomas Bates and Zelma Hester...

EMMA CARR

Emma Carr, 92, of 802 Oliver St., died Sunday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the residence....

AUBREY CUDDINGTON

KENLY -- Aubrey W. Cuddington, of 823 Cuddington Road, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

KATHERINE DAVIS

The funeral for Katherine Lutes Benton Davis, 89, of Elm City, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Howard Seymour and Bishop Robert Scott will officiate. Burial will be in...

MARY F. DOBSON

Mary Frances Dobson, 94, died Friday. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New First Baptist Church, Kenansville. The Rev. Tommy Jones will officiate. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens in Warsaw. The viewing will be...

JUDY GIBSON

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Judy Gibson, of 647 Drummersville Road, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

GENE HART SR.

Gene Hart Sr., 66, of 1600 Stephens St., died Sunday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Among his survivors is his wife, Ruth Hart. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

BEN LEWIS

Ben Lewis, of 3033-A Thoroughfare Road, died today. Among his survivors is his wife, Mary Lewis. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntrye Funeral Home Ministries....

GLOVER McKINNEY

Glover McKinney, of 201 S. Leslie St., died Sunday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

DONALD SCHULTZ II

Donald Ray Schultz II, 37, of 6035 U.S. 117 N., Yelmont, Fremont, and Cujoe Key, Fla., son of Elizabeth "Boogie" Yelverton, died on Wednesday, July 7, at the Baptist Hospital in Miami from an infected dog bite. Friends and family...

JOHN C. SMITH

John Clifton Smith, 82, of 273 Church of God Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, Mr. Smith was the son of the late John O. Smith and Maude Tyndall Smith. He was a...

Sunday, July 25, 2004

KAREN D. BAKER

Karen Diane Baker, 43, of Goldsboro passed away Thursday evening after a long battle with breast cancer. She had a 20-year career with Caswell Center in Kinston as a teacher of exceptional children after having earned a master's degree...

HAZETTA BATTLE

WARSAW -- Hazetta Battle, 91, of 345 Euray Moore Road died Friday at Guardian Care Nursing Center, Kenansville. Among her survivors is a sister, Vermel R. Hall of the home. The family will receive friends at the residence. Garris Funeral...

ARTHUR CRIER

WARSAW -- Arthur Crier, 69, of 345 West Bay St. died Thursday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

VERYLYN M. DAVIS

GREENSBORO -- Verlyn Manuel Davis of 4120 Stirrup Drive, formerly of Dudley, died Thursday. A private memorial service will be held at Hargett Funeral Home and a cremation service will be held at a later date in Philadelphia. Mrs....

HARRY A. EVANS JR.

PIKEVILLE -- Harry Alton Evans, Jr., 54, of 120 Sir Richard Drive died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Virginia Beach, Va., Mr. Evans was the son of Harry Alton Evans Sr. and the late Ellen Ferbie...

ROGER M. FLYNN

Roger Milton Flynn, 61, of 808 Guilford St. died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Rocky Point, Mr. Flynn was the son of the late Paul A. Flynn and Hazel Futch Flynn. Mr. Flynn began his career...

EDMUND GRANTHAM

Funeral services for Edmund Grantham will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at New Spirit Church Ministries, 1501 N. William St. The burial will follow in the Wayne Memorial Park Cemetery, U.S. Highway 117. Dr. Freddie I. Barnes will...

DONNA R. KIRBY

DUDLEY -- Donna Jane Routh Kirby, 47, of 661 Sand Hill Drive died Friday night at U.N.C. Hospitals in Chapel Hill. A service to remember her life will be held Monday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral...

NORE H. LASSITER

PRINCETON -- Nore Heber "Paul" Lassiter, 76, of 512 Lassiter Road died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Lenoir County, he was the son of the late Nathan Lassiter and Effie Pearce Lassiter. Mr. Lassiter was a farmer...

WILLIAM F. McKINNEY

William Frederick McKinn-ey, 68, departed this life at the Virginia Beach General Hospital on Friday to join his family and friends in the hereafter that departed previously. He was born in Philadelphia on Dec. 16, 1935 to Helen Frederick McKinney...

DORIS PARKS

Doris Parks Cherry, 91, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Lexington Country Place. She was born in Goldsboro to the late Frank Forrest Parks and Leah Elizabeth Henry Parks. She moved to Lexington in 1982 after her...

MACKIE J. ROBINSON

CLINTON -- Mackie Lee Jackson Robinson, 73, of 120 Southwood Drive died Saturday in Mary Gran Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held Monday night at 7 from the Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Shook officiating. Burial...

THELMA SOUTHERLAND

KENANSVILLE -- Funeral services for Thelma O. Southerland, 76, will be held Monday at 4 p.m. from the Big Zion AME Zion Church with the Rev. William Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in the McGowan Cemetery. Mrs. Southerland died Thursday...

WILLARD WESTBROOK

ALBERTSON -- Willard Livington Westbrook, 91, of 113 Wood Church Road died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eula Mae Cauley Westbrook, and his second wife, Nelda Kaye Westbrook. Funeral services will...

IRENE WADE

KINSTON -- Irene Parker Wade, 53, of 181 Mitchell Wooten Court died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Jerusalem...

Friday, July 23, 2004

KAREN BAKER

Karen Diane Baker, 43, of 322 White Oak Road, died Thursday at her home. A native of South Dakota, she was the daughter of Marvin and Joyce Childress Baker of Goldsboro. Karen was a special education teacher at the...

C.B. BARTLETT

PIKEVILLE -- C.B. Bartlett, 61, of 100 Bartlett Road, died Thursday at his home. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Benjamin Lloyd Bartlett and Hokie Marie Gray Bartlett. For a number of years,...

SANDRA BARNES

Funeral services for Sandra O. Barnes will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at The New Saints Delight United Holy Church in Mount Olive. The Rev Quincy Gardner will officiate. Burial will be in the First United Congregational...

VERLYN DAVIS

Verlyn Davis of 4120 Stirrup Drive, Greensboro, formerly of Dudley, died Thursday. A private memorial service will be held at Hargett Funeral Home and a cremation service will be held at a later date in Philadelphia, Pa. Mrs. Davis...

MARY F. DOBSON

KENANSVILLE -- Mary Frances Dobson, 94, died today at Guardian Care Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

EDMUND GRANTHAM

Edmund Grantham, of 366 Hare Road, died Thursday at his residence. Among his survivors is his wife, Frances Grantham of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

CHARLES R. KENNEDY

Charles Robert Kennedy, 43, of 2150 Stevens Mill Road, died Wednesday. He was born in Wayne County to Robert and Judy Morrison Kennedy of the home. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John and Hazel Kennedy...

BEN KITTRELL

Ben Hubert Kittrell, 96, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday at Fox Chase Nursing Home in Washington, D.C. Funeral arrangements are pending at LaGrange Mortuary....

EDDIE KORNEGAY SR.

The funeral for Eddie Kornegay Sr. will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Praise Prayer Worship Revival Center, 1100 N. John Street. Apostle Deborah Kornegay will officiate. Interment will be private. He is survived by six sons, James...

ROBERT LEWIS

The funeral for Robert Napolean Lewis will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Pearson St. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. The viewing hours will be from 2 until 7 today at Lightner...

JOHN MURRIELL

The funeral for John W. Murriell, 83, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Wade. The Rev. Robert Stephens will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Mr. Murriell died...

THELMA SOUTHERLAND

KENANSVILLE -- Thelma Outlaw Southerland died Thursday night at Guardian Care. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

Thursday, July 22, 2004

BUREN BATSON JR.

A memorial service for Buren Wesley Batson Jr., 53, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Calypso Cemetery. Mr. Batson died Friday in Atlanta. He was the son of the late Buren "Buddy" Batson and Tabitha P. Batson...

THOMAS BATTLE

The funeral for Thomas O. Battle, 36, of 309 Fussell St., will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Bishop Alton A. Smith will officiate. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery....

TENECIA BROWN

DUDLEY -- Tenecia Brown, 29, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Fu-neral Home & Crematory. The Reverend Bill Wilson will officiate. Interment will follow...

DORIS CHERRY

Doris Parks Cherry, 91, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Lexington Country Place. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ALLEN HARPER

SNOW HILL -- Allen Harper, 61, of 506 Jordan Ave., died Monday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Leventon Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Stantonsburg. Elder George Wiggins will officiate. Burial will be in Snow Hill...

SHIRLEY LANG

SNOW HILL -- Shirley Kornegay Lang, 65, of 322 Glenfield Road, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Center. Elderess Edna Hall will officiate. Burial will...

ROBERT LEWIS

The funeral for Robert Napolean Lewis will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, 206 Pearson St. The Rev. Donald Wells will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Lewis is survived by one...

JEAN McCALL

Mrs. Jean Gibson McCall of Goldsboro died Wednesday, July 21, 2004. She was born February 27, 1927 in Rocky Point, North Carolina. Mrs. McCall was the daughter of Sara Baker and Douglas Gibson. She attended Women's College of the University...

JOHN MURRIELL

John Murriell, 83, 1601 Purdue Drive, Faytetteville, formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday at the Rehabilitation Center at Village Green. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tucker & Sons Funeral Homes in Fayetteville....

BOBBY PEEDIN

Bobby Ray Peeden, 73, died Tuesday at his home at Emerald Isle. A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Swansboro. The Rev. Phillip Hogan will officiate. Mr. Peeden retired from the...

ANNIE E. SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Annie Elizabeth Sutton, 83, of 2160 Dawson Mill Road, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held today at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Fu-neral Home. The Rev. Jim Tosto...

SANDRA BARNES

Sandra Olivia Barnes of 226 Brewington Drive, Dudley, died Wednesday night. Among her survivors is a daughter, Christy Barnes. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

MONIQUE JOHNSON

The funeral for Monique Johnson, 12, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. She is survived by her parents, Furman and Wynette Johnson of the home....

GLENN RHODES

FOUR OAKS -- The funeral for Glenn Earl Rhodes, 71, will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Pauline Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Louise P. Rhodes; sons, Wayne Rhodes...

Wednesday, July 21, 2004

BUREN BATSON JR.

Buren W. Batson Jr. died unexpected Friday at his home in Atlanta, Ga. He was a native of Calypso and was the son of the late Buren Wesley Batson Sr. and Tabitha Pope Batson. Private services will be held under...

ANTHONY J. BAVARO

Anthony Joseph Bavaro, 61, died Monday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

MICHAEL COOPER

TURKEY -- The funeral for Michael D. Cooper, 45, a former resident of Turkey, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Kemba Headquarters in Warsaw. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. The viewing hours will be from 6 until...

EDWARD GONSER

TIFTON, Ga. -- Edward Ralph Gonser, 66, died Monday at Tift Regional Medical Center. Prior to retirement from the United States Air Force, he was a B-52 pilot for 15 years and had served in Southeast Asia. He was preceded...

OG HAGANS

The funeral for OG Hagans, 84, formerly of Wayne County, was held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Isle of Patmas Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Burial was in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Suitland, Md. Mr. Hagans died Wednesday, July...

SPARK HARDY

LAGRANGE -- Walter Kornegay "Spark" Hardy, 81, of 3650 Hugh E. Hardy Road, died Monday. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. The Rev. H.C. Turner will officiate. Interment will be Thursday...

MIA JOHNSON

Mia Monique Johnson, 12, of 701 North Alabama Ave., died on Tuesday. Among her survivors are her parents, Furman and Wynette Johnson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

WALLACE J. LEWIS JR.

KINSTON -- Wallace Jackson Lewis Jr., 69, died Monday at Britthaven Nursing Home. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange. The Rev. Gordon Hart will officiate. Mr. Lewis...

KAY LIVINGSTON

Ellen Kate "Kay" Livingston, a former resident of the Kirkwood Retirement Home, died Tuesday while receiving care at the Britthaven Skilled Nursing Facility. She was born in Lee County to the late William Henry McMillan and Ellen Ethelene Johnson. Mrs....

EVA ROBINSON

HARRELLS -- Eva Murphy Robinson, 79, died Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Byrds Chapel Baptist Church, Rose Hill. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery. Mrs. Robinson was a...

ALICE STOKES

SMITHFIELD -- The funeral for Alice Faye Lassiter Stokes, of 926 Seaboard St., Goldsboro, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Johnston Central Alumni Center. The Rev. Ashley Curtis will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Mrs. Stokes...

MAVIS McRAE

Mavis McRae, 73, of Wallace, formerly of New Hanover County, died Thursday, July 8, at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

IRENE WADE

Irene Wade, 53, of Kinston, died Tuesday. Among her survivors is her daughter, Lorraine Parker. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Tuesday, July 20, 2004

DEBRA H. BEST

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Debra Lyn Howell Best, 19, of 3523 NC 111 South, died Sunday. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Ray Howell III. In addition to her father, she was preceded in...

MICHAEL COOPER

TURKEY -- The funeral for Michael D. Cooper, 45, of Charlotte, formerly of Turkey, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Kemba Headquarters in Warsaw. The Rev. Eugene Alexander will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. Cooper...

JAMIE I. FAULKNER

LAGRANGE -- Jamie Israel Faulkner 31, of 1314 Loftus Lane, died Sunday. He is survived by one son, Avery Faulkner, and one daughter, Madison Faulkner, both of LaGrange; his mother, Joan Loftus Faulkner, and father, Jimmy Faulkner, of LaGrange; one...

WILLIAM HAYES

A graveside service for William Henry "Buster" Hayes, 79, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the family cemetery near Rocky Mount. Mr. Hayes died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was a native of Edgecombe County...

MYLA HILL

FAYETTEVILLE -- Myla Clydia Hill, infant daughter of Artis and Melotta Hill, died Friday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Artis Hill III of the home; her maternal grandparents,...

IRENE JONES

ROCKY MOUNT -- Irene B. Jones, 66, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Church of God of Deliverance. Apostle Alice Dickens will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in...

ROBERT LEWIS

Robert Napolean Lewis, of 508 E. Walnut St., Apt. 206-B, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at 610 S. Slocumb St. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

KAY LIVINGSTON

Kay Livingston, 86, died today at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CHARLIE MURPHY

KENANSVILLE -- The funeral for Charlie James Murphy, 76, of 248 Paul Ed Dail Road, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Hallsville Baptist Church. The Rev. James A. Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery....

DOROTHY SHEPARD

HOLLY RIDGE -- Dorothy Lewis Shepard, 87, mother of James Shepard of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Britthaven of Onslow. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church, where she was a charter member. The Rev....

ALICE STOKES

Alice Faye Stokes, 50, of 926 Seaboard St., died Thursday, July 15, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Walter Sanders Funeral Home in Smithfield. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Tameka Lassiter,...

FRANK SUTTON

The funeral for Frank Sutton will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Sutton is survived by his wife, Marion Sutton of the home; one...

JUDY WARREN

CLINTON -- Judy Lorraine Warren, 57, of 110 Appaloosa Trail, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home. The Rev. Vernon Braswell will officiate. Burial will be in...

Monday, July 19, 2004

WALTER CAPPS

MSgt. Walter Everett Capps, U.S. Army (retired) age 82, died July 17, 2004, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill from injuries following an automobile accident. He was a of native of Wayne County and was the son of the late...

WILLIAM HARRELL

FAYETTEVILLE -- William O. Harrell, 59, died Thursday. He was a native of Grantham and was the son of the late Oliver Lee and Anna Harrell. He was a residential building contractor for 21 years. He is survived by his...

Sunday, July 18, 2004

VERNER ABBOTT

LaGRANGE -- Verner Alton Abbott, 66, of 3500 Paul's Path Road died Friday at his residence. The funeral will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Edwards Funeral Home, with Chaplin Layne Rogerson officiating. Burial will...

ALENE G. BAKER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alene Grady Baker, 79, died Friday. She was the daughter of the late Tobe and Bertie Potts Grady and widow of the late Albert Leroy Baker. She was retired from Mt. Olive Pickle Co. Funeral services will...

THOMAS O. BATTLE

Mr. Thomas O. Battle, 36, of 309 Fussell St., Goldsboro, died Friday in Pitt Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Eloise Battle and the late Henry Lee Battle Sr. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

TENECIA BROWN

DUDLEY -- Tenecia Brown, 29, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will be receiving friends at the home of her mother, Edna Jackson, 110 Edinburough Lane in Dudley. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory...

MICHAEL COOPER

CHARLOTTE -- Michael Cooper, 45, of 430 N. Caldwell St., Charlotte, formerly of Turkey died Saturday at the House of Mercy in Belmont. The family will receive friends at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Cooper, 9580...

BUREN L. ELLIS

PIKEVILLE -- Buren Lee Ellis, 61, of 383 Nahunta Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Ellis was born in Greene County to Nellie Burroughs Ellis of Goldsboro and the late Martin Van Ellis. He was a member of...

WILLIAMS HAYES

William Hayes died Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Among his survivors is his daughter, Sandra Wooten. Family will be receiving friends at 101 Sanborn Place....

JACQUELINE E. HOYT

Jacqueline Ellen Hoyt, 71, of 915 Sixth St. died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held in New Hampshire. She was born in Rochester, N.H., on Dec. 12, 1932. She was a member of the Disabled American...

EDDIE KORNEGAY SR.

WASHINGTON -- Eddie Kornegay Sr. of 141 35th St. of Washington, D.C., died Thursday at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Among his survivors is his daughter, Linda...

JOSEPH N. MORRISEY

Joseph Nelson Morrisey, 61, of 709 S. Pine Street, Warsaw, died on Tuesday at his residence. He was born in Sampson County to the late Rebecca Chestnut. He was educated in the public schools of Sampson and Duplin counties. He...

CHARLIE MURPHY

KENANSVILLE -- Charlie (C.J.) Murphy, 76, of 248 Paul Ed Dail Road died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Ozzie Murphy, 348 Perry Miller Road, Kenansville. Garris Funeral...

JACKIE PENDERGRAFT

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Muse Pendergraft, 43, of 202 Serenity Drive, Goldsboro, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ira Williford officiating. Entombment will follow...

DAISY S. SIMMONS

Homegoing services for First Lady Daisy S. Simmons, wife of Apostle Norbert E. Simmons, were held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries. Entombment followed at Willow Dale Cemetery. Arrangements by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. (Pd)...

FRANK SUTTON

Frank Sutton of 603 Whitted Court and a member of the Soul Seekers died on Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangement are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Among his survivors is his wife,...

JAMES L. STRICKLAND

MOUNT OLIVE -- James Leonard "Buddy" Strickland, 77, of 3896 N.C. 55 West died Friday. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Brownings United Methodist Church. The Rev. Lily Chou and the Rev. Glenn McCullen will officiate....

WESLEY A. TUCKER JR.

Wesley Allen Tucker Jr., 15, died last week from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Burial will be held at Mount Peace Cemetery in Akron, Ohio. He is survived by his parents, Tia Formey and Wesley Allen Tucker Sr.; brother,...

CHRISTEEN R. WRIGHT

Funeral services for Christeen Ryals Wright will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness on Eleventh Street. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. She is survived by three sons, Joseph Lee Ryals,...

Friday, July 16, 2004

JAMES H. BRYAN

NEWTON GROVE -- James H. "Sam" Bryan, 82, of 16215 Hobbton Highway, died Thursday. The funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Bryan residence, or if it is raining, at Pleasant Union Christian Church. The Rev. Joe...

DEEDRA ELLIOTT

Deedra Renee Elliott, 42, of 263B Uzzell Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral services will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. A native of Wayne County, Miss Elliott was the daughter of...

EDDIE KORNEGAY SR.

Eddie Kornegay Sr., of Washington, D.C., died Thursday at Washington Medical Center. Among his survivors is a daughter, Linda Sauls of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The family will receive friends at 214 Hooks River...

DOROTHY MALLEN

SNOW HILL -- Dorothy Cummings Mallen, 87, of Britthaven of Snow Hill, died Wednesday. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Dean Hightower and Dr. Aubrey Jones officiating. Mrs. Mallen...

RUBY LEE ROSE

Ruby Lee Rose, 81, died Thursday at Britthaven Nursing Home. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Dann Patrick will officiate. Mrs. Rose was a native of Wayne County and...

DAISY S. SIMMONS

Homegoing services for First Lady Daisy Lee Snead Simmons will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 Eleventh Street in Goldsboro. Entombment will follow at Willow Dale Cemetery. First Lady...

CHRISTINE WRIGHT

Christine Ryals Wright, 61, of 700 S. Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among her survivors is a daughter, Tina Cooper of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The family will receive friends...

Thursday, July 15, 2004

ESTHER BECTON

The funeral for Esther Artis Bunch Becton will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Eureka. Elder Paul Bunch will conduct the service. Burial will be in Eureka Cemetery. She is survived by her children,...

KENNETH CAMERON JR.

KINSTON -- Kenneth William Cameron Jr., 69, of 2415 W. Vernon Ave., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Kenneth W. and Maude Adams Cameron. He is survived by a sister, Fran Newby, and...

VIRGINIA C. FREEMAN

Virginia Capps Freeman, 63, of 1515 Avalon Drive, Kinston, died Monday at her home. No Formal services will be held. Mrs. Freeman is survived by her daughter, Brandee Rasheed; and her sons, Tracy King and Bobby King. The family is...

ANNIE MAE HOLMES

WILSON -- Annie Mae Holmes, 81, of 403 Crestview Ave., died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. She was a member of Mt. Zion Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson, and the funeral will be held there on Saturday at 1...

JACQUELINE E. HOYT

Jacqueline Ellen Hoyt, 71, of 915 Sixth St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

LILLIE HUDSON

Lillie Hudson, 44, of 307 Branch St., Fremont, died last Saturday at Halifax Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by he parents, Will and Annie Settles Hudson, and is survived by two brothers, Soloman Hudson of Kenly...

ESTELLE D. PITTMAN

Allie Estelle Dail Pittman died on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, NC. She was born on October 27, 1910, in Pitt County. She was 93 years old. The oldest of six children, she...

DAISY S. SIMMONS

Homegoing services for Daisy Lee Snead Simmons, 52, of 2501 Isaac Drive, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries. Entombment will follow at Willow Dale Cemetery. The viewing will be held at the church...

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

JAMES E. COKER

LAGRANGE -- James Edward Coker, 76, of 133 South Beston Road, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell and...

FRANCES BECKHAM

Frances H. Beckham, sister of Laura H. Kearns of Goldsboro, died Friday, July 9, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The funeral was held today at 11 a.m. at St. Marks Presbyterian Church in Cleveland. Mrs. Beckham was a former resident of...

EDWARD CARTER

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Edward F. Carter, 54, of 2180 Dobbersville Road, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove. The Rev. Patrick Muston will officiate. Burial...

COREY GRANTHAM

The funeral for Corey Lavon Grantham will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at at Elm Grove Church, Pikeville. Pastor Kenneth Vaughn will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Grantham is survived by two children, Cierra Grantham...

JOSEPH MORRISEY

WARSAW -- Joseph Nelson Morrisey, 61, of 709 S. Pine St., died Tuesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

BOBBY PARRISH

PIKEVILLE -- Bobby "Possum" Parrish left for his heavenly home on Tuesday, July 13, 2004. Bobby was a veteran, a retired carpenter, and a retired manager for Kwik Pik Store of Pikeville. He was also a past member of...

DALE B. SANTOYO

ROSE HILL -- Dale LaRue Futrell Brown Santoyo, 41, died unexpectedly on Sunday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Libby Pittman Futrell, and is survived by three daughters, Doris Teachey and husband, Timmy, of Magnolia, Amanda...

DAISY SIMMONS

The funeral for Daisy S. Simmons will be held Saturday morning at 11 at Deeper Life Church Ministries. The family will be there to receive friends that morning from 9:30 until 10:30. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be...

JOHN THORNE JR.

ROCKY MOUNT -- The funeral for John Martin Thorne Jr., 79, was held by the graveside on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Pineview Cemetery with the Rev. Stan Brown officiating. Mr. Thorne died Sunday. A retired farmer, he was a...

Tuesday, July 13, 2004

LILLIE BOWDEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Lillie Mae Ward Bowden, 92, of 700 S. Center St., will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Winn Chapel Baptist Church. The Rev. Burnice Hodges will officiate. Burial will be in Carver...

REV. RALSTON BUTLER

The Reverend Ralston Butler was born June 6, 1921 to Miles and Estella Butler of Sampson County. Surround-ed by his family, this extraordinary servant of God who loved everyone unconditionally was called to his heavenly home on Monday, July...

CECELIA Q. CARTER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Cecelia Quinn Carter, 81, died Friday at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Duplin County to the late Walter and Mamie Waller Quinn. Private services were held over the past weekend. She is survived...

EDWARD CARTER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Frances Carter, 54, of 2180 Eureka Church Road, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at West & Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove....

WILLIAM McLAMB

FOUR OAKS -- William Bennette McLamb, 60, of Hummingbird Road, died Monday at Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Minshew Funeral Home. The Reverends Billy Nowell and Durwood Jackson...

JOSHUA L. PARNELL

KENLY -- Joshua Lee Parnell, 25, of 1371 Princeton Kenly Road, died unexpectedly at his home. An Eagle Scout and a member of Kenly Missionary Baptist Church, he was a graduate of North Johnston High School and East Carolina University....

BOBBY D. PARRISH

PIKEVILLE -- Bobby D. Parrish, 67, of 1378 Airport Road, died today at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home in Wilson....

GLADYS SAYER

PIKEVILLE -- Gladys M. Colton Sayer, 69, of 108 Choctaw Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Lowville, New York, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Florence Carrera Colton. Mrs. Sayer had been...

Monday, July 12, 2004

REV. RASTON BUTLER

The Rev. Raston Butler, 83, died today at Sampson Regional Medical in Clinton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

CORRY GRANTHAM

Corry LaVon Grantham, of 103 Heron Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors are his mother, Gloria Moore of the home; one daughter, Cierra Grantham of Goldsboro; and one son, Darius Davis of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are...

LILLIE HUDSON

Lillie Hudson of Fremont died Saturday at Halifax Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

DEBORAH KING

Deborah Ann Mack King , 59, of 204 S. Audubon St., died Thursday afternoon at her residence. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, where she served as...

MARGIE MOSS

LUCAMA -- Margie H. Moss, 63, of 7316 Raymond Road, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Duane Evans will officiate. Burial will...

GLADYS SAYER

PIKEVILLE -- Gladys Sayer, 69, of 108 Choctaw St., died today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

DAISY S. SIMMONS

Daisy S. Simmons, 52, of 2501 Isaac Drive, died Sunday morning at New Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington. She was the wife of Apostle Norbert E. Simmons, pastor of Deeper Life Church Ministries, 900 11th Street in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements...

WESLEY TUCKER

Wesley Allen Tucker died today at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY TURNAGE

LAGRANGE -- Mary Eleanor "Black" Hill Turnage, 79, of 2325 N. Beston Road, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Lynn Faw, Linwood Johnson...

MANLEY WOOTEN

FARMVILLE -- Manley Edward Wooten, 75, of 4126 East Pine St., died Saturday. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Church Street Chapel of Farmville Funeral Home. Interment will be in Hollywood Cemetery. Mr. Wooten was...

Sunday, July 11, 2004

GUILLERMO T. ACEVEDO

SELMA -- Guillermo Torres Acevedo of Wood Street died Wednesday evening at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Burial will be held at Municipal Nuevo Rio Grande in Puerto Rico. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Acevedo; and a daughter,...

LILLIE W. BOWDEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lillie Mae Ward Bowden of 700 S. Center St. died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is the wife of Harry Bowden of the home and was a retired proprietor of Lillie's Florist. The family will receive...

JOSEPH B. BROOKS

Joseph Brian "J.B." Brooks, 73, of Harkers Island, died Thursday at Cartaret General Hospital. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Harkers Island. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard, retired with Civil...

T.C. GRADY

T.C. "Pete" Grady, 64, died Saturday at SunBridge Rest Home in Mount Olive. He is survived by a sister, Olive Jones of LaGrange; and a brother, Bill Grady of Warsaw. Graveside services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. in...

THEODORE GRADY

Theodore Grady, 64, formerly of 2101 Stevens Mill Road, died Saturday at Sun Bridge of Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LILA L. HAMILTON

Funeral services for Mrs. Lila Louberta Hamilton will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Connie Best will officiate. Interment will follow in Barnes Cemetery, Rosewood. Mrs. Ham-ilton died Wednesday. Mrs. Lila...

CHARLES A. KEADLE

DUDLEY -- Charles Arnold Keadle, 67, of 176 Sleepy Creek Dr., died Friday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Born in Mitchell County, Georgia, he was the son of the late P.J. and Lula Mae Hayes Keadle. A member of...

EDWARD C. NEWKIRK JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral services for Edward Cornell "Rabbit" Newkirk Jr., 39, of 111 Smith St., will be held Monday at 1 p.m. from the Gospel Light United Holy Church with the Rev. Patricia Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in...

LINDA M. OLSON

Linda McCullen Olson, 61, formerly of East Walnut Street, died Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Rev. Jimmy Swinson will...

RUBY L. PARKER

Funeral services for Ms. Ruby L. Parker will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Scotty Rodgers will officiate. Interment will follow Old Mill Cemetery. Ms. Parker died Thursday. She was born in...

MARJORIE A. POLLOCK

PRINCETON -- Marjorie Abigail "Margie" Pollock, 78, died Friday evening. Born in Wayne County on Sept. 7, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Elma Hollowell Aycock. Margie was a long-time resident of Princeton before moving to...

DONALD SCARBOROUGH

Kelly Donald Scarborough, 56, of 304A E. New Hope Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Madison County, Ga., he was the son of the late Dolly Mitchell Scarborough and Cleo Clark Scarborough. He operated a...

Friday, July 9, 2004

GUILLERMO T. ACEVEDO

SELMA -- Guillermo Torres Acevedo, of Wood Street, died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

DON BARRETT

LAURINBURG -- Donald "Don" Wallace Barrett, 81, of 1007 W. Church Street, died at his home Tuesday evening, July 6, 2004, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the...

ESTHER BECTON

Esther Becton, of 3217 Highway 222, Stantonsburg, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Alberta Young. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

ALTHEA BEST

Althea Rose Best, 88, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late George Pinkney Rose and Sarah Holmes Rose and was the widow of William T. Best. The...

VIOLA COOPER

KENLY -- The funeral for Viola Parker Cooper, 90, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Braxton Creech will officiate. Burial will be in Holly Springs Church Cemetery. Mrs. Cooper died...

WILLIE GURGANUS

Willie James Gurganus, 72, of 585 Forest Knolls Road, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Fred Carraway will officiate....

JAMES HUMPHREY

James Edgar "Sonny" Humphrey 69, of 2056 Summerhill Terrace, Kinston, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Mr. Humphrey was the previous owner of Down East Protection Systems, a member of the Ram Neuse Lions Club and Kinston Seventh-Day Adventist...

CHARLIE JORDAN

LAGRANGE -- Charlie Belton Jordan, 68, of 304 Firetower Road, died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry Mitchell and the Rev....

CHARLES KEADLE

Charles Arnold Keadle, of 176 Sleepy Creek Drive, Dudley, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among his survivors is his wife, Sue P. Keadle. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

DEBRA KING

Debra Ann Mack King, minister of music at St. Mark Church of Christ, died Thursday at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

AUDREY LUPTON

Audrey Louise Lupton, 82, of 905 West Oak Street, died Wednesday evening at her home. The funeral will be held Saturday evening at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Rev. Wayne...

EDWARD NEWKIRK JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward C. "Rabbit" Newkirk Jr., 39, of 113 Smith St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

JESSIE J. SMITH

LAGRANGE -- Jessie Johnson Smith of 407 Firetower Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Smith was born in Greene County to the late Herbert and Minnie Ginn Johnson. She was a member of New Hope Road Church Of...

CHARLIE TURNAGE

DUDLEY -- Charlie E. Turnage, 66, of 124 Barnwell Road, died Wednesday at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation in Mount Olive. A private funeral will be held with the Rev. Steven Bedsole officiating. Mr. Turnage was born in Wayne County...

STANLEY WESTBROOK

CLINTON -- Stanley G. Westbrook, 63, of 213 Forest Trail, died Thursday. The funeral will e held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Friendly Holiness Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Marvin Bryant will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest...

Thursday, July 8, 2004

MARY BARBOUR

PRINCETON -- Mary Alice Honeycutt Barbour, 68, of 1715-C Old Hinton Road, died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. The Rev. Donald Massey and...

MONTIE D. BARNES

KENLY -- Montie Davis Barnes, 80, of 21 Little Road, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Ricky Barnes and Rudy Jones officiated. Burial...

ALTHEA BEST

Althea E. Best, 88, of 944 Selah Church Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANDREW BRYANT

The funeral for Andrew "Ray" Bryant, of 104 Redman Court, LaGrange, formerly of Rollingwood Estates, Dudley, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Greater St. John Free Baptist Church, Dudley. Pastor William Mitchell Jr. will officiate. Burial will...

VIOLA P. COOPER

KENLY -- Viola Parker Cooper, 90, died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

GERTRUDE CRANSTOUN

Gertrude Cranstoun, 79, died Saturday at her home. Funeral services will be held privately. Mrs. Cranstoun was a native of Delta, Texas, and was born on November 26, 1924, to the late James and Sarah Waush Reeves. She is survived...

CAROLYN DAVIS

BRONX, N.Y. -- Carolyn Davis, 53, died June 29, 2004, at her home. She was born in Goldsboro and was the daughter of Bertha M. Davis of Long Island and James Spruill of Oklahoma. In addition to her parents,...

MABLE DUDLEY

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Mable Lee Dudley, 63, will be held tonight at 7 at Taylor's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Elderess Janet Wiggins will officiate. Burial will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Dove....

WILLIE GURGANUS

Willie James Gurganus, 72, of 585 Forest Knolls Road, died today. Among his survivors is his wife, Pearl Gurganus. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LILA HAMILTON

Lila Louberta Hamilton, of 104 Dell Drive, Dudley, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the home of KeKe Taylor, 1101 Harris St., Goldsboro....

PEARLIE HARRIS

Pearlie Parks Harris, 72, of 702 Eleventh St., died Sunday, July 4, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A homegoing service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church, Seven Springs. Elder Anthony Davis Sr. will...

CHARLES JONES

Charles Ray Jones, 52, of 152 Sandy Lane Road, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday, July 10, at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro. Burial will be in Forte...

CHARLIE B. JORDAN

LaGrange- Charlie Belton Jordan, 68, of 304 Firetower Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JOSEPH KISH

Joseph Kish, 85, died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Funeral services and burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Tuckerton, New Jersey. Mr. Kish was born in New Brunswick, N.J., on October 24, 1918, to the late Michael and...

AUDREY LUPTON

Audrey Lupton, 82, of 905 West Oak Street, died Wednesday evening at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JOHN H. MORRISON

The funeral for John H. Morrison Jr., 74, father of Elizabeth Rosborg of Goldsboro, will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Anne's Parish, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Md. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be...

RUBY L. PARKER

Ruby Lee Parker died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Annette Parker of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JESSIE J. SMITH

LAGRANGE -- Jessie Johnson Smith, of 407 Firetower Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are at Rouse Funeral Home....

CHARLIE TURNAGE

Charlie E. Turnage, 66, of 124 Barnwell Road, died Wednesday at Sunbridge Care in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Faith Believers Outreach Church, 619 N....

GRANGER WESTBROOK

BROWNS SUMMIT- Granger Allen Westbrook, 87, of 6036 Osceola-Ossipee Road, died on Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was a native of Wayne County and the son of the late Luther Westbrook and the...

GERALD WHITLEY

The funeral for Gerald Whitley will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Association, 1800 S. Slocumb St., Goldsboro, with the Rev. Arthur Evans Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park N. Mr. Whitley attended...

Wednesday, July 7, 2004

JAMES C. ALLEN

PIKEVILLE -- Mr. James C. Allen, 83, of 110 S. Mill Street, died Monday, July 5, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Tarheel, North Carolina, Mr. Allen was the son of the late John Fred Allen and...

MARY A. BARBOUR

PRINCETON -- Mary Alice Barbour, of 1715-C Old Hinton Road, died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

ANDREW BRYANT

DUDLEY -- The funeral for Andrew "Ray" Bryant, of 104 Redman Court, LaGrange, formerly of Rollingwood Estates, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church. Pastor William Mitchell Jr. will officiate. Burial will...

WILLIAM CLAIBORNE SR.

FREMONT -- William David Claiborne Sr., 75, formerly of Fremont, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. A native of Clarksville, Va., he was the son of the late Charlie Claiborne and Beadie C. Claiborne and was married to the...

RALPH JOHNSON

Ralph David Johnson, 79, of 307 Pineland Drive, died Tuesday at his home. A native of Jamestown, N.Y., Mr. Johnson was the son of the late John Hilmer Johnson and Anna Forslef Johnson. Mr. Johnson was the owner and...

MARVIN R. LEE

SNOW HILL -- Marvin Ray Lee, 63, of 1784 Hwy. 258 S., Snow Hill, died Monday, July 5, 2004, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. He was retired from P&D Precast in LaGrange. He was preceded in death by...

ROBERTA MILLARD

The funeral for Roberta E. "Ma Bert" Millard, 84, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Pikeville. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1911...

THOMAS SHELBY

Thomas Albert Shelby, 96, died on Tuesday after a short illness. Mr. Shelby was born in Lebanon on July 15, 1907. He was a graduate of Goldsboro High School and had attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill....

ESTHER SIPP

The funeral for Esther Faison Sipp will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at God's House of Prayer, 716 E. Elm St. Bishop Raymond Faison will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Sipp is survived by two daughters,...

GERALD WHITLEY

Gerald Whitley, 55, of 2721 Isaac Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He retired as the assistant superintendent of Wayne County Public Schools. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

Tuesday, July 6, 2004

JAMES C. ALLEN

PIKEVILLE --James C. Allen, 83, of 110 S. Mill Street, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

E. EARL BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Ednall Earl Barwick, 86, died Sunday at his home. Mr. Barwick was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Wayne County to the late Arthur and Mable Quinn Barwick. He served in the United States Army during World War...

WILLIAM D. CLAIBORNE

FREMONT -- William David Claiborne, 75, of 216 Hooks Ave., died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES H. CRAWFORD

James Herman Crawford, 81, died Monday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Troy Herman and May Sutton Crawford and was married to Mildred Moore Crawford. A self-employed asphalt paving contractor with...

MABLE DUDLEY

Mrs. Mable Dudley, 63, of 503 West King Street, LaGrange, died this morning at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Mortuary....

LILLIAN H. FLYTHE

RALEIGH -- Mrs. Lillian Grace Hilburn Flythe, 76, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Rex Hospital. A native of New Hanover County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Clarence Hilburn and Grace Barnhill Hilburn. Mrs. Flythe had worked...

PAMELA S. GODWIN

WILSON -- Pamela S. Godwin, 42, of 5235 G. Hwy. 42 West, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Ed Earp will officiate. Ms....

RALPH D. JOHNSON

Mr. Ralph David Johnson, 79, of 307 Pineland Drive, died Tuesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERTA E. MILLARD

Mrs. Roberta "Ma Bert" Millard, 84, of 1911 Cooke St. died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A Homegoing Service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Pikeville, with Pastor Robby...

Monday, July 5, 2004

EARL BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Earl Barwick of 5621 Liddell Road died Sunday evening at his home. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange....

LILLIAN H. FLYTHE

RALEIGH -- Mrs. Lillian Grace Hilburn Flythe, 77, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Rex Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PEARLIE P. HARRIS

Mrs. Pearlie Parks Harris, 72, of 702 11th St., Goldsboro, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ROBERTA E. MILLARD

Mrs. Roberta Exum Millard, 84, of 1911 Cooke St., Goldsboro, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARIE C. PRICE

KINSTON -- Ann Marie Creech Price, 26, of Kinston, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A Service Of Remembrance will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. from Rouse Funeral Home with Dr. Randy Spaugh and the Rev. Sherman Guthrie...

FAYE W. STAFFORD

Faye Wiggs Stafford, 70, of 1709 Middleton Road died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Addie Pittman Wiggs and the wife of Edgar Earl Stafford Sr....

Sunday, July 4, 2004

JOSEPH BARNES

Joseph Herman "Joe" Barnes, 62, of 103 Valley View Drive, died Friday at his home. He served with the U.S. Army and had a great love of guitars and music. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph...

ANDREW BRYANT

Mr. Andrew "Ray" Bryant of 104 Redman Court, LaGrange, died Friday at the UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Among his survivors is his daughter, Felicia Bryant....

GERTRUDE CRANSTOUN

Gertrude Cranstoun died Saturday at her home. Funeral arrangments are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

HELGA HAMMOND

SUTTER CREEK, Calif -- Helga Hammond, 86, died Saturday at her home. Born in northen Germany in 1918, she was the daughter of Dr. Ewald and Elisabeth Von Ahiften Schulte. She married Ludwig Storz in 1939, with whom she had...

MYRTLE B. HONRINE

Myrtle Best Honrine, 78, of 161 Black Jack Church Rd., died Saturday at her home. Funeral services will be held Monday evening at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. The Rev. Willard...

LEONARD C. JACKSON

Mr. Leonard Curtis Jackson, 88, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Home. A native of Duplin County, he was the son of the late John and Barbara Rhodes Jackson and was married to the late Ruby Stewart Jackson. Mr. Jackson...

CHARLES R. JONES

Mr. Charles R. Jones, 52, of 152 Sandy Lane Rd., died Saturday in his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOSEPH KISH

Joseph Kish died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

FRANCES H. MILLER

GARNER -- Frances Ruth Haswell Miller, 76, of 705 Butler Dr., passed away Friday, after a long battle with cancer. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother who deeply influenced the lives of family and friends. She...

Friday, July 2, 2004

DONALD R. CREECH

Donald Ray Creech, 52, of 122 Hailey Lane died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Johnston County to the late Thomas and Doris Campbell Creech and was married to Melinda Sue Whaley Creech. A veteran of the...

S.H. EDWARDS

Mr. S.H. (Hodge) Edwards, 88, of 105 Forest Drive went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 1, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Edwards was born in Nash County to S. Eddie and Cleora Creekmore Edwards. He was...

REGINALD O. FRAZIER

MIAMI, Fla. -- Reginald O'Keith Frazier, 39, formerly of Goldsboro and New York, passed away in Miami, Fla., Tuesday, June 29. He was a 1982 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School where he was the Salutatorian. He was a...

HAYWOOD HILL

KINSTON -- Haywood Hill, 77, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 30, 2004. He was a loving and devoted man to his family and friends. Haywood was the son of the late Herman and...

JAMES K. JONES

WARSAW -- James K. Jones, 82, of 425 West Bay Street died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital. He was born in Pitt County to Lula Jones and was educated by the Pitt County Public School System. Funeral services will be...

JOANN LANE

DUDLEY -- Joann Lane, 55, of 275 Mobile Circle died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Elijah Medlin and Dorothy Medlin. Funeral services will be held Sunday at...

DONNIE E. MCLEAN JR.

Funeral services for Donnie Edward McLean Jr., 68, of 515 W. Edward St., Princeton, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. from Goldsboro Chapel F.W.B. Church. The Rev. Leslie Capers will officiate. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Mr....

JOHN H. MORRISON

ARNOLD, Md. -- The funeral service for John H. Morrison Jr., father of Elizabeth Rosborg of Goldsboro, will be held on July 10 at Saint Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, Md. Mr. Morrison died Tuesday. He was 74. In addition...

LINDA W. SAULS

Mrs. Linda Walker Sauls, 52, of 451 Tommy's Road, died Thursday at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by loved ones. She was born December 21, 1951, in Wayne County to G. Ray Walker Sr. and...

RUTH B. TART

BENSON -- Mrs. Ruth Barefoot Tart, 76, of 395 Noah Road died Thursday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Newton Grove Methodist Church, Newton Grove. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Newton Grove. She is survived...

Thursday, July 1, 2004

DONALD CREECH

Donald Ray Creech, 54, of 122 Haley Lane, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Melinda Whaley Creech. The family will be at the home of Ronnie and Wanda Whaley, 211 Serenity Drive, in the...

REGINALD FRAZIER

Reginald O'Keith Frazier of Miami Beach, Fla., formerly of 1000 Saulston Rod, Goldsboro, died Tuesday. His survivors include his parents, David and Sarah Frazier of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

FLORA R. GADDY

Flora Currie Ray Gaddy, 94, of Lumberton, died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Gardens of Faith Cemetery in Lumberton. The Rev. Sam Warner will officiate....

LEMONT McKENNEY

The funeral for Lemont McKenney will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Donnie McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwwod Cemetery. Mr. McKenney is survived by his father, Jasper Budd of...

ELI LOPEZ MORALES

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Eli Lopez Morales, 19, of 105 Cabin Creek Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Evangelic Church Rios De Agua Viva in Seven Springs. The Rev....

JOHN MORRISON

ANAPOLIS, Md. -- John Morrison, whose daughter Elizabeth Rosborg lives in Goldsboro, died Tuesday night. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mrs. Rosborg's husband is Brig. Gen. Eric Rosborg. commander of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base....

ROSSIE PETERSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Rossie Vann Peterson, 89, of 303 E. Kornegay St., died Saturday at Sunbridge Care. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p..m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Jesse Warren will officiate. Burial will...

ESTHER LEE SIPP

Esther Lee Sipp, formerly of 708-B Claiborne St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

ALMA STOCKS

GREENVILLE -- Alma Lee Stocks, 98, died Wednesday, June 30, 2004. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Little Creek Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ayden Cemetery. Mrs. Stocks was a member of Little...