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Tuesday, August 31, 2004

GERTRUDE BARWICK

Gertrude Barnes Barwick, 83, of 211 Forest Circle, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Whitfield and the Rev. Bill Rose officiating....

GLENN HOOKS

FREMONT -- Robert Glenn Hooks, 84, of 203 S. Pender St., died Monday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

DELIA P. LAYDEN

LAGRANGE -- Delia P. Layden, of 4899 Brothers Road, died Monday at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

BEARL D. VICK

GREENSBORO -- Bearl D. Vick, 68, died Monday at Wesley Long Hospital. The funeral will be held on Wednes-day 10:30 a.m. at Hanes Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel. Burial will be that afternoon at 3:30 at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro....

MARGARET WILLIAMS

Margaret Williams, 75, of 204 Brookwood Drive, died Monday at home. Among her survivors is her husband, Elton Williams. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

Monday, August 30, 2004

REV. CLYDE W. COX

MICRO -- The Rev. Clyde W. Cox, age 84, was 1 of 12 children. Born on March 26, 1920 in Ro-wan County, NC, a son of the late John and Ollie Cox, Rev. Cox dedicated his life to the...

SUSAN DIAMADUROS

CHARLOTTE -- Susan Baucom Diamaduros, 48, of Charlotte, died Saturday at her home. Born April 20, 1956 in Goldsboro, she was the daughter of Nancy "Nan" Pearce Baucom of Goldsboro and the late Dr. Howard Baucom. While living in...

MARY GAINES

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Mary Lillie Gaines, 81, of 104 Young Drive, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Payne Temple A.M.E. Zion Church with the Rev. Johnny B. Murphy officiating. Burial will be in Carver Memorial...

SALLIE HOLMES

LEXINGTON -- Sallie Alethe Garris Holmes, 78, died Sunday at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mrs. Holmes was born in Wayne County and was the daughter of the late Edward Hadley and Polly Williamson Garris. Prior to...

GEORGE MARTIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- George Gordon Martin, 84, of 1696 NC Hwy 55 W., died Sunday at Sunbridge Nursing Center. Among his survivors is his wife, Pennie Martin. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

CORA G. TIGGS

Cora Gaddie Tiggs of Warsaw died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Among her survivors is a son, Leon Fenner of Warsaw. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

Sunday, August 29, 2004

REXFORD T. CAPPS

PINETOPS -- Rexford T. "Rex" Capps, 71, died Friday. Mr. Capps was employed for 37 years with A&P of Tarboro, and 12 additional years with Piggly Wiggly of Pinetops. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Marie Strickland...

MARY L. GAINES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Lillie Gaines, 81, of 104 Young Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. at the residence today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

WILLIE GURLEY

Willie Burgess Gurley, 91, of 3706 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Jessie and Addie Smith Gurley, and was married to the late Lou Ellen Hare Gurley. Mr. Gurley...

ELIZABETH HOWELL

Elizabeth Crawford Howell, 80, of 232 Buck Swamp Road, died Saturday at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. She was the daughter of the late Ivey Jonathan and Jacqueline Ann Vail Crawford. A native of Wayne County, she was a graduate...

RANSOME WATKINS

KENLY -- Ransome "Junior" Watkins, 69, of 211 Corbett Avenue, died Friday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Mr. Watkins is survived by his wife, Ruth Finch Watkins; one daughter, Helen W. Newsome of Selma; two sons, Ransome Watkins of Pine Level...

ROBERT YELVERTON

Robert "Bob" Linwood Yelverton, 74, of 126 Trey Dr., died Friday at his residence. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Carrie West Yelverton. Mr. Yelverton retired as a maintenance supervisor at...

Friday, August 27, 2004

JAMES BEAMON

MOUNT OLIVE --The funeral service for James Thomas Beamon will be held tonight at 7 at Tyndall Funeral Home with visitation following. Burial will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Mr. Beamon died Wednesday...

MATTHEW BEST SR.

The funeral for Matthew "Bud" Best Sr., 69, will be held Saturday at noon at St. James Disciples of Christ Church, Fremont. The Rev. James O. Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Best died...

DWIGHT BOONE

PIKEVILLE -- Dwight Boone, born May 25, 1947, died Monday. Mr. Boone was employed at Wayne Memorial Hospital for many years. He later moved to Bronx, N.Y., where he was employed at Mount Sinai Hospital, until his death. He is...

INA MAE CUILLA

PENSCAOLA, Fla. -- Ina Mae Cuilla, 84, died Tuesday at her Pensacola home. Visitation will be held Saturday, at 6 p.m., followed by 7 p.m. memorial service, at University Parkway Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mark Seepe Funeral Home and Crematorium...

JOAN FITZSIMMONS

Joan Straight Fitzsimmons, 73, of 204 Acorn Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Mars Hill, Maine, Mrs. Fitzsimmons was the daughter of the late Isaac Straight and Regina Lewis Straight and was married to the late...

LATERANCE GOODING

The funeral for Laterance M. Gooding will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Church. The Rev. Robert Lane will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Gooding was preceded in death by his father, Robert...

REMATHA JONES

FREMONT -- Rematha Jones died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ms. Jones was the daughter of the late Johnny and Estelle Jones of Fremont. Among her survivors are two daughters, Evelyn Millard of Pembroke Pines, Fla., and Jean Millard...

WILLIS SPELLS

Willis Spells, 70, formerly of Johnston County, died Saturday, in Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Spells was preceded in death by his mother, Catherine Atkinson. He is survived by his father, the Rev. Robert Atkinson of Princeton; two daughters, Verna Whitley and...

THELMA WARREN

NEWTON GROVE -- Thelma Denning Warren, 93, of 301 Fayetteville St., died Thursday. Mrs. Warren the eldest of six children, was born September 19, 1910, to the late Martin and Minnie Kenne Denning of the Grantham community. She was a...

Thursday, August 26, 2004

JAMES BEAMON

MOUNT OLIVE -- James Thomas "Dick" Beamon, of 2163 Summerlin's Crossroads Road, Mount Olive, died Wednesday night at his home. He was the son of the late James C. and Mary S. Beamon, who were from La Grange. He had...

MATTHEW BEST SR.

The funeral for Matthew "Bud" Best Sr., 69, will be held Saturday at noon at St. James Disciples of Christ Church, Fremont. The Rev. James O. Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Best died Thursday,...

DEAN HOWELL

DUDLEY -- Evelyn Dean Jones Howell, 70, of 109 Nugget Drive, died Tuesday at home. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Allen Stanley and Leon Bryan will officiate. Mrs....

JOEANNIE LEWIS

JoeAnnie Lewis, 82, of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Wayne County, died on Aug. 21 at Briarcliff Haven Healthcare and Rehabilita-tion Care in Atlanta. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Rhodes Funeral Home in...

BRAD SUTTON

DUDLEY -- Bradford "Brad" R. Sutton, 35, of 779 Ruskins Road died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion Disciples Church on Whitfield Drive in Goldsboro. Apostle Walter...

JULIUS THOMPSON SR.

FAISON -- Deacon Julius "Duke" Thompson Sr., 97, of 209 Prospect Road, Suffolk, Va., formerly of Faison, died Sunday in Virginia. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Burning Bush Holy Church. The Rev. Arto Pickett...

LEROY PULLEY SR.

SMITHFIELD -- Leroy Pulley Sr., 84, died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. He was the son of the late Samuel and Lucy Penny Pulley and was the widower of Phoebia Pulley. A World War II veteran, he was...

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

LATERANCE GOODING

Laterance M. Gooding, 30, of Goldsboro, formerly of Kinston, died Sunday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

EVELYN HOWELL

DUDLEY -- Evelyn Dean Jones Howell, of 109 Nugget Drive, died Tuesday night. She was the widow of Billy Howell. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ETTA MILLER

KENANSVILLE -- Etta Thurlene Miller, of 295 Best Road, died Friday at Premier Living and Rehabilitation Center at Lake Waccamaw. The funeral will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Graham Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Riegelwood. Burial will be in...

JAMES PHILYAW

WALLACE -- James S. "Bud" Philyaw died Sunday. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Union Baptist Church in the Deep Bottom community. The Rev. Gerald Keith will officiate. Burial will be in the Murray Family Cemetery....

CHARLES SAEGER III

BLOWING ROCK --Retired U.S. Air Force Major Charles Marshall "Chuck" Saeger III, 78, a former resident of Goldsboro, died Monday at his home. A graveside service, with full military honors, will be conducted Friday, Sept. 17, at 9 a.m. at...

RUSSELL TOPLOVICH

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A memorial service for Russell Joseph "Rusty" Toplovich, 45, was held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Toplovich home at 103 Shiloh Lane in Greenville. The family received friends afterward. Mr. Toplovich died on Monday, Aug. 16,...

Tuesday, August 24, 2004

DWIGHT BOONE

Dwight C. "Peter Rabbit" Boone, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday in New York. Among his survivors is a daughter, Cursena Warren of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

LEROY BUNN SR.

MOUNT OLIVE --The funeral for Leroy Bunn Sr., 88, of 3405 Summerlins Crossroads Road, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Johnny Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Broadhurst Cemetery in Seven Springs....

PATRICIA COOKSON

WILSON -- Patricia Shannon Cookson, 60, died Saturday. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Ohio. Burial will be in Sharon Moravian Church Cemetery in Tuscarawas, Ohio. Mrs. Cookson is survived by her husband, Robert Cookson;...

BOBBY DUNBAR

NEWTON GROVE -- The funeral for Robert M. "Bobby" Dunbar, 51, of 3590 Alex Benton Road, will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Newton Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Frank Sandy and Father Ned Schlesinger will conduct the service....

JOHN GREGORY

NEWTON GROVE -- John Oliver Gregory, 82, of 326 Goldsboro St., died Monday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadeloupe Catholic Church with Father Jim Garneau officiating. Burial will be in the church...

JETH WORLEY

Mr. Worth Jethro "Jeth" Worley II, 41, of 177 Care Road, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, Jeth was the son of Dr. Worth Jethro Worley and...

Monday, August 23, 2004

ERNEST BROADHURST

The funeral for Ernest "Ed" Broadhurst will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church in Seven Springs. Pastor Anthony Davis will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Broadhurst is survived by...

MARGARET GRADY

On August 20, 2004, Margaret Daniels Grady quietly went to be with her Lord. Margaret was the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Daniels of Riegelwood, N.C. After being a long-time educator in the New Hanover County Schools, Margaret...

LARRY H. GRAHAM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mr. Larry H. Graham, age 57, died Friday. He graduated from Mount Olive High School in 1965, entered the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. After service, he attended Mount Olive College and then went to UNC...

BETTY JOHNSON

WARSAW -- The funeral for Betty Hill "Bebe" Johnson was to be held today at 2 p.m. at Rainbow Baptist Church with the Rev. Burnice Hodges officiating. Burial was to be in the Devotional Gardens. The family will be at...

JOENNIE LEWIS

Joennie Lewis of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Wayne County, died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete Rhodes Funeral Home....

SUDIE M. TAYLOR

Funeral services for Sudie M. Taylor, 90, were held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial was in Princeton Cemetery. Mrs. Taylor died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Formerly of Grantham, she was retired...

JULIUS THOMPSON

Julius Thompson, 97, of 209 Prospect Road, Suffolk, Va., formerly of Duplin County, died at Nansemond Pointe Rehabilitation and Health Care on Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

RUTH WALKER

KINSTON -- The funeral for Ruth Ellen Jones Walker, 75, of 1404 Bond St., will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at St. John Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. J.W. Best will officiate. Burial will be in Bright...

JETH WORLEY

Jeth Worley, 41, of 177 Care Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jeth Worley Mission Fund, c/o...

Sunday, August 22, 2004

SHIRLEY H. BEST

Shirley H. Best, 44, of 710 S. Center St., died Wednesday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Survivors include her husband, Hillary; two daughters, April and Takisha Hall; three sisters, Fannie M. Merritt, of Clinton, Clara Atkinson, of Newton Grove, and...

JOHNNY BASS

EUREKA -- Johnny Mack Bass, 55, of 122 East Main St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Mr. Bass was born in Wayne County to Mack Bass and the late Sarah Anderson Bass. In addition to his...

LEROY BUNN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Leroy Bunn Sr., 88, of 3405 Summerlin Cross Road, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. He was the husband of Mrs. Mary Bunn. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LAWRENCE CHESTNUT

The funeral for Lawrence Eugene Chestnut will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Bishop D.L. McIntrye will officiate. Mr. Chestnut was born in Wayne County and was the son of Lawrence Lee...

LARRY GRAHAM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Larry H. Graham, 57, died Friday. After graduating from Mount Olive High School in 1965, he entered the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam. Following his military service, he attended Mount Olive College and later the University...

ANNIE MAE JONES

Annie Mae Holloman Jones, 88, of 105 Quail Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Johnston County, Mrs. Jones was the daughter of the late Lee Roy Holloman and Alice Evans Holloman and was married to the...

BETTY H. JOHNSON

WARSAW -- Betty Hill "Bebe" Johnson, 70, of 112 Boyette Rd, died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Mrs. Johnson married the late Paul Johnson Sr. and was the daughter of Catherine Hill of Kenansville and the late Reynold...

ESTHER JONES

Esther Weeks Boyette Jones, 78, of 4526 Antique Lane, died Friday at her home. Mrs. Jones was born in Mount Olive to the late Arthur James Weeks and Lydie Sutton Weeks and was the widow of William J. Boyette....

CARLTON SMITH

WARSAW -- Carlton Fields "Chip" Smith, 76, a former resident of Magnolia, died Thursday at GlenCare Nursing Home. Mr. Smith was the son of the late William and Esther Davis Smith of Wayne County. He was a member, deacon and...

BARBARA WASHINGTON

Barbara Washington, 44, of 1403 Humphrey St., died Thursday. She is survived by three sons, Anthony Washington, James Bryant Washington, and Erwin Washington, of Goldsboro; her mother, Doris Washington, of Goldsboro; three sisters, Claressa Crawford, Doris Holloman of Goldsboro,...

Friday, August 20, 2004

JEAN ALLEY

Jean Smith Alley, age 66, died unexpectedly Wednesday at her home following a brief illness. She was born in Franklin County to the late James Rapha and Ruth Powell Smith. A graduate of East Carolina Teachers College, she was a...

MATTHEW BEST

Matthew Best Sr., 69, of 716 National Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

THELMA BROWN

Funeral services for Thelma Holmes Brown will be held at New Spirit Ministries, 1501 N. William St., on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Freddie Barnes will officiate. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park, 117 S. She is...

MARGARET GRADY

Margaret Grady, 93, widow of Vernie Grady, died today in Whiteville. Funeral arrangments are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

DOROTHY JONES

On early Wednesday morning, God called one of his teaching angels to eternal rest. Dorothy DeVaughn Jones was born on May 6, 1924, to the late Henry Wilson DeVane and Lillie Herring DeVane in Wilmington, North Carolina. The family later...

STEPHEN McGEE

Stephen McGee, 44, of 116 Lakeview Drive, died Tuesday at his home. A native of England, he was the son of Wade Lee McGee and the late Marion Breakspear McGee. He was employed with the Sterling House and part-time with...

BEN FRANK SMITH

The funeral services for Ben Frank Smith, 76, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew's F.W.B. Church in LaGrange with Pastor Jimmy Stewart officiating. Mr. Smith is survived by six children; Kenneth Green, Betty Smith, and Linda...

SUDIE TAYLOR

Mrs. Sudie M. Taylor, age 90, formerly of Grantham, passed away Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Johnston County to the late Wade A. and Mary Fields Worley and was married to the late...

BARBARA WASHINGTON

Barbara Washington, of 1403 Humphrey St., died today at her home. She was the daughter of Doris Bryant Washington and the late Ervin Washington. The family will receive friends at her mother's home at 909 Dorsey St. Funeral arrangements are...

Thursday, August 19, 2004

ANNIE ALDRIDGE

Annie Jane Aldridge, 90, a former resident of Goldsboro, died Saturday, Aug. 7, at Cary Rehabilitation Center in Cary. Among her survivors is a daughter, Mrs. Otis (Wynella ) Hardy of Cary, and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be...

JEAN S. ALLEY

Jean S. Alley, 66, died Wednesday morning. Among her survivors is her husband, John G. Alley. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

SHIRLEY H. BEST

MOUNT OLIVE -- Shirley H. Best, 44, of 710 S. Center St., died Wednesday at Kindred Hospital in Greens-boro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bass Funeral Home....

ERNEST BROADHURST

Ernest "Ed" Broadhurst died today. Among his survivors is a son, Pastor Scottie Rodgers. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

THELMA BROWN

Thelma Holmes Brown, of 418 N. Kornegay St., died Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

LAWRENCE CHESTNUT

Lawrence Eugene Chestnut, of 910 Hopkins St., died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

CLARENCE FOSTER

EUREKA -- Clarence Foster, 90, died Friday, Aug. 13, in Britthaven of Snow Hill. He was born in Wayne County, was the son of the late Freddie Exum and was reared by his late grandfather, Tom Foster. He was a...

MERLIN HUGHES

DUDLEY -- Merlin Dallas Hughes, 83, formerly of Albion, N.Y., died Wednesday at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Lily Chou...

JOYCE ANN LAUGHLIN

Joyce Ann Laughlin, 68 of 16940 Timberlake Dr. Ft. Myers, Florida, died Sunday at her daughter's residence in Tucson, Ariz., from complications of Parkinson Disease. She was formerly of Goldsboro and received a degree in nursing from Wayne Community College....

SUDIE M. TAYLOR

Sudie M. Taylor, 90, formerly of Grantham, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will be at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter (JoAnne) Kennedy, 260 Providence Church Road. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

LOUISE BENSON

WARSAW -- Louise Chambers Benson, 92, died Tuesday at her home. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Addie Houston Chambers of Duplin County and was the widow of Johnnie Benson. She is survived by one son,...

THELMA BROWN

Thelma Holmes Brown, of 418 N. Kornegay St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

MERLIN HUGHES

Merlin Hughes died today. Among his survivors is his wife, Eleanor Hughes. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

BETTY JOHNSON

WARSAW -- Betty Hill "Bebe" Johnson, 70, of 112 Boyette Road, died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the residence....

DOROTHY JONES

Dorothy DeVaughn Jones, of 507 Hamilton Drive, died today at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

BEN SMITH

LAGRANGE -- Ben Smith, 76, of Britthaven of LaGrange, died today at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are pending at LaGrange Mortuary....

JOHN L. SMITH JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- John Lemley Smith Jr., 86, of Mount Olive, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Maryfield at Pennybyrne in High Point. A graveside service will be held Thursday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with...

RUSSELL TOPLOVICH

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Russell Joseph "Rusty" Toplovich, 45, of 103 Shiloh Lane, died Monday at his residence. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was employed at Lockheed Martin as an aircraft mechanic specialist. A native of Corry, Pa.,...

IRENA WILLIAMSON

CLINTON -- Irena Crumpler Williamson, 88, sister of Sally Walker of Goldsboro, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday in White Oak Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial will...

STEVEN WILKES

The funeral for Steven L. Wilkes, 21, of 20 Brick Kitchen Road, Hookerton, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Wilkes died Thursday,...

Tuesday, August 17, 2004

MALACHI EDMUNDSON

The funeral for Malachi Edmundson, 14-month-old son of Jamesse Edmundson, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. St. James A.M.E. Zion Church. The Rev. Daran Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. In addition to his mother,...

LINDA HAINEY

FREMONT -- Linda Ann Hainey, 55, died Sunday at her residence. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held Wednesday morning at 11 in the chapel of Shackleford Funerals and Cremations. The Rev. David Brooks will conduct the service....

SAMUEL POWELL

PRINCETON -- Samuel Elbert Powell, 82, a retired pest control operator, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Princeton Baptist Church with Dr. K. Thomas Greene, the Rev. Lee...

RAYMOND RIVENBARK

WARSAW -- The funeral for Raymond Washington Rivenbark, 76, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Warsaw Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens. Mr. Rivenbark died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. He was the...

DORIS SANDERSON

FOUR OAKS -- Doris Smith Sanderson, 83, of 1861 Selah Church Road, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Selah Christian Church. The Rev. Patrick Muston will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park...

Monday, August 16, 2004

CANDICE CUMMINGS

WALLACE -- Candice Coleen "CoCo" Cummings, 20, of 861 Deep Bottom Road, died Friday from injuries received in an automobile accident. She is survived by one daughter, Jada L. Cummings of the home; her mother, Janet Cummings of Wallace; her...

ROSE HARRIS

Rose Marie "Molly" Harris, 48, died Thursday at Britthaven of Chapel Hill. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Dr. Dorothy Heath will officiate. Burial will be in...

CONNIE HAWLEY

BAILEY -- Connie Hawley, 56, of 8374 Graham Brantley Road, died Saturday. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Bailey Family Cemetery. The Rev. Louis Godwin will officiate. Mr. Hawley was born in Wilson County...

CAROLYN KOGER

PRINCETON -- Carolyn Faye Koger, 63, of 9295 U.S. 70 West, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Princeton Church of God. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery. She is survived by her mother, Ila...

RAYMOND RIVENBARK

WARSAW -- Raymond Washington Rivenbark, 76, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

DORIS SANDERSON

FOUR OAKS -- Doris Smith Sanderson, 83, of 1861 Selah Church Road, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Selah Christian Church. The Rev. Patrick Muston will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park...

Sunday, August 15, 2004

GRACIE L. CARTER

PINK HILL -- Gracie Lee Carter, 78, of 302 N. Central Avenue died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Pink Hill Funeral Home Chapel. A private burial will be held Tuesday....

MALACHI EDMUNDSON

Baby Malachi Edmundson, 14 months, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Ministries....

CLARENCE FOSTER

EUREKA -- Clarence Foster, 90, died Friday in Britthaven of Snow Hill. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BLACKMAN H. GAUTIER

ALBERTSON -- Blackman Henry Gautier, 77, of 1105 Outlaw's Bridge Road, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Sampson County to the late Jasper and Rosa Mae Hare Gautier. He was a retired Dry Wall Contractor...

BEULAH P. HARRELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Beulah Pate Taylor Harrell, 74, of 2236 Tram Road, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral home with burial following in the Pate Cemetery....

CONNIE HAWLEY

BAILEY -- Connie Hawley, 56, of 8374 Graham Brantley Road died Saturday. Funeral services are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

JAZELL W. HENDERSON SR.

Jazell Wesley Henderson Sr. 80, of 600 S. Claiborne Sr., Goldsboro died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Thursday night. He was the son of late Elias and Sara Edmundson Henderson. He received his education from the Wayne County Schools. He...

HENRY B. MCARTHUR

Funeral services for Henry B. McArthur of Mount Olive will be held today at 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church, LaGrange. Visitation will follow the service, and afterward the committal and burial will be in Maplewood Cemetary in...

JAMES M. PAGE

DELAWARE, ARKANSAS -- James Milton Page of Delaware, Arkansas, born March 16, 1950 died Wednesday at his home. He is survived by his wife, Forence Meisiek of the home; his children, Marcia Page Morgan and husband Scott of Chinquapin and...

Friday, August 13, 2004

ROBERT H. BRYANT

Robert Henry Bryant, 67, of 1402 King Drive died Tuesday evening at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Pastor Rodger Taylor...

ROSE HARRIS

Rose Harris, 48, died Wednesday in Chapel Hill. The family will be receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Catherine Clark at 412 Woodrow Street. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAZELL W. HENDERSON SR

Jazell Wesley Henderson Sr., of 600 S. Claiborne St. died Thursday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

VIOLA D. MARTIN

Viola Draughon Martin, 90, of 336 Alabama Ave., died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Saint James A. M. E. Zion Church, 206 South George St. The Rev. Daran...

ROMY L. MAYS

Romy Luther Mays, 89, of Abilene, Texas, formerly of Coahoma, Texas, died Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel, Big Spring, Texas, with Russell Mullins, minister of Coahoma Church of...

ETHEL WILLIAMS

PIKEVILLE -- Mrs. Ethel Williams, 82, of 201 East Taylor Road, died Thursday at her home. Among her local survivors is her husband, Fred Wiliams; and a daughter, Jennifer Lucas of Pikeville. Arrangements will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Thursday, August 12, 2004

JAMES BOWDEN

Funeral services for James Bowden is scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. at Northeast FWB Church, Mount Olive. The burial will follow in the Carver Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Bowden was preceded in death by his parents, James and Annnie...

JOSEPH F. BOWDEN

Joseph Frederick Bowden, 65, of 707 N. Claiborne, Apt. A, died at his residence Saturday. He was the son of the late Frank and Beulah Austin Bowden. He attended Wayne County Schools and received a diploma as a certified...

LINWOOD E. CORBETT

SNOW HILL -- Linwood Earl Corbett, 88, passed away Tuesday following a period of declining health. A native of Greene County, he was born July 6, 1916, and was the son of the late John and Johnnie Moore Corbett. A...

MAURICE HAM

Maurice Ham, 75, formerly of Goldsboro died Monday at Severville, Tenn. He was a Goldsboro graduate of 1947. He is survived by his wife and two sons. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pine Lawn Memorial...

VIOLA D. MARTIN

Viola Draughon Martin, 90, of 336 Alabama Avenue died Thursday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Saint James A. M. E. Zion Church, 206 South George Street. The Rev. Daran...

HENRY B. McARTHUR

MOUNT OLIVE -- Henry B. McArthur, 41, died early this morning at his home at 301 North Breazeale Avenue in Mount Olive. He was employed by Firestone of Wilson. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at...

JOHANNE B. NETHERCUTT

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Johanne "Lottie" Berger Nethercutt, 76, died Tuesday at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia, S.C. Mrs. Nethercutt was born in Weirmar, Germany to the late Robert Paul Berger and Berta Werner Berger. Graveside services will be held Friday...

JAMES A. SMITH

Funeral services for 3 year old James A. Smith will be held today at 3:30 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Hill Family Cemetery in Snow Hill. (Pd)...

MATTIE M. STEVENS

Mrs. Mattie Mae Stevens, 53, of 1000 South Oleander Ave, died Tuesday at her home. She was born March 2, 1951, in Sampson County to the late Joyce Stevens and Jessie Brewer. She graduated from Hargrove High School in...

DAVID L. SUGGS SR.

Funeral services for David Lee Suggs Sr. is scheduled for Saturday 11 a.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Joe Jackson will officiate. The burial will follow in the Wayne Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Suggs was preceded...

LEE ROY TAYLOR

Lee Roy Taylor, 65, formerly of Goldsboro, died today in Medlink Hospital and Nursing Ceneter in Washington, D.C. He was born Sept. 28, 1938, in Dillon S.C. to Mrs. Clara Taylor Summers and the late Leroy Taylor. He attended Goldsboro...

ALICE F. WHITFIELD

Funeral services for Evangelist Alice Faye Whitfield, 62, of 103 North Pointe Drive, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. from the Goshen Disciple Church of Christ with Dr. David Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Carver Memorial...

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

ROBERT H. BRYANT

Robert Henry Bryant, 67, of 1402 King Drive died Tuesday evening at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. He was the husband of Clara Bryant. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

CHRISTINE R. DeOCA

Christine Helen Rutledge DeOca, 73, died Saturday at Cherry Hospital. Funeral services will be held privately. Ms. DeOca was born in Cook, Ill., on Jan. 2, 1931, to the late Arthur and Mary LePrette Rutledge. Ms. DeOca is survived by...

INEZ B. HOLSEY

Inez Black Holsey, 78, of 1002 Ive St. died Saturday at SunBridge of Mount Olive. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Black Sr. and Laura Ann Barnes Black. She attended Central Heights School. She spent her younger...

LOTTIE B. NETHERCUTT

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Johanne "Lottie" Berger Nethercutt, 76, died Tuesday at Baptist Medical Center in Columbia, SC. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES A. SMITH

James Austin Smith, 3-year-old son of Alan and Stephanie Smith of Goldsboro, died Tuesday morning at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

MATTIE M. STEVENS

Mrs. Mattie Mae Stevens, 53, of 1000 S. Oleander Ave., died Tuesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Tuesday, August 10, 2004

VIOLA MARTIN

Viola Martin, 90, died Monday evening at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The family will be receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Ronald and Linda Johnson, 211 Brantwood Drive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in...

JAMES A. SMITH

James A. Smith, 3-year old son of Alan and Stephanie Smith of Goldsboro, died this morning at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

DAVID L. SUGGS

David Lee Suggs Sr. of 1602 Tommys Road in the Best Grove Community died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Among his survivors is his wife, Mrs....

EDYTH M. SUIT

Edyth Marie Suit, 95, died Monday at Classic Country Care in Kinston. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Georgia. She was born in Braxton County, West Virginia on...

LEE R. TAYLOR

Mr. Lee Roy Talor, 65, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday at Washington, D.C. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Monday, August 9, 2004

JOE BOWDEN

Joe Bowden of 707 Claiborne St., died Sunday. Arrangements are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

FREDERICK D. CLAYPOOL

Frederick Duane Claypool, 73, of 115 Gainey Dr., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Greene County, Missouri to the late Ernest and Thelma Head Claypool. In 1948, he joined the Army Air Corps and served...

WILLIAM H. DAVIS

DUDLEY -- Funeral services for William Henry Davis, 62, of 102 Maxfield Dr., will be held Tuesday at noon from the Bethany F.W.B. Church, Albertson. Elder Aaron Jarman will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bell Family Cemetery. Mr....

DORIS B. GAY

Mrs. Doris Batten Gay, 75, died on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of New Hanover County, she was the daughter of the late Era J. Batten and Elsie Eason Batten Smith and was the widow of John...

INEZ B. HOLSEY

Inez Black Holsey, 78, of 1002 Ivy Street died at Sunbridge of Mount Olive Saturday afternoon. Arrangements are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

ELOYSE RUFFIN

Funeral services for Mr. Eloyse Ruffin is scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home, 900 S. George Street. Mr. Ruffin is survived by his sisters, Linda Ford, Mary E. Brown, Linda Liles, Carolyn Talor, Betty Fryer and...

EVELYN N. SAUNDERS

Evelyn Newsome Saunders, 64, of New Bern went to be with the Lord Thursday. Evelyn was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a Oncology Nurse with Craven Regional Medical Center for 18 years. Evelyn loved the Lord...

EDYTH M. SUIT

Edyth Marie Suit, 95, died this morning at Classic Country Care in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

RUTH A. VANN

Ruth Ames Vann, 79, died on Sunday at Raleigh Community Hospital. Mrs. Vann, a 49-year resident of Goldsboro, was residing in Carolina House of Wake Forest. Born in Rochester, N.H., and reared in New Britain, Conn., Mrs. Vann was...

EDNA D. WILSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edna Dinkins Wilson, 83, died Saturday at Britthaven of Newport. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive with Dr. Dennis Draper, Jr. officiating. Interment will be...

Sunday, August 8, 2004

BILLY G. BEASLEY

BENSON -- Mr. Billy Gayle Beasley, 56, of 10949 U.S. 301 South died Friday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. He was a native of Johnston County, born April 16, 1948, to the late John Burchal Beasley and the late...

JAMES BOWDEN JR.

Pastor James "Rock" Bowden Jr., 55, of 142 Adler Lane, Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Bowden of the home; and his brother, Bishop Frank Bowden of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete and...

MILDRED S. BOYLES

Mrs. Mildred Setliff Boyles, 91, a resident of the Sterling House, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Stokes County, Mrs. Boyles was the daughter of the late Winfield Setliff and Sarah Jones Setliff and was the widow...

CHRISTINE DeOCA

Christine DeOca, 75, died Saturday. Funeral arrangments are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

MARGARET A. HERRING

Mrs. Margaret Ann Herring, 63, of 1005 Harris St., died Wednesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Goldsboro, June 25, 1941, to Daisy Greene Robinson and the late Tommie Herring. She was a 1959 graduate of Dillard High...

EVELYN N. SAUNDERS

Evelyn Newsome Saunders, 64, of New Bern went to be with her Lord Thursday. Evelyn was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a Oncology Nurse with Craven Regional Medical Center for 18 years. Evelyn loved the Lord and...

ALICE F. WHITFIELD

Evangelist Alice Faye Whitfield, 62, of 103 North Pointe Dr., died Saturday at Sunbridge Nursing Center. Among her survivors are a son, Shepard Whitfield of the home. The family will receive friends at the residence. Garris Funeral Home is serving...

Friday, August 6, 2004

WILLIAM BELL

WARSAW -- William Louis "Jack" Bell, 72, of 306 Juniper Road, died Wednesday at Glen Care Nursing Center. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Burning Bush Holy Church. The Rev. Arto Pickett will officiate. Burial will...

ELIZA BOLDEN

Eliza Lane "Little Sis" Bolden, 84, of 104 N. Lee St., Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Rose Manor Nursing Home in Durham. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at First African Baptist Church. The Rev. Louis Lee will...

FREDERICK CLAYPOOL

Frederick Duane Claypool, 73, of 115 Gainey Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Ida Claypool. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILLIAM DAVIS

DUDLEY -- William Henry Davis, 63, of 102 Maxfield Drive, died Thursday at Select Specialist Hospital in Durham. He is survived by his wife, Alease Bell Davis of the home; one son, Roderick T. Davis of Durham; one daughter, Gwendolyn...

SALLIE FREDERICK

Sallie S. Frederick, 96, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held on Saturday at noon at St. John A.M.E. Church. The Rev. Dorothy Richardson will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Frederick was...

PAULINE HOLLOWAY

A memorial service for Pauline Warrick Langston Holloway will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Mrs. Holloway died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, in Virginia. She was born in Wayne County on May 18,...

ANNIE SMITH

PRINCETON -- Annie Doris Smith, 77, of 403 W. Edwards St., died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Disciples Church of God. The Rev. David Atkinson will officiate. Burial...

MARY WHALEY

BEULAVILLE -- Mary Kathryn Whaley, 65, died Wednesday at home. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Community Funeral Home in Beulaville. A graveside service will be held Saturday morning at 11 at the Devotional...

ELLA WHITFIELD

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Ella Mae Whitfield, 79, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Rest Holiness Church in LaGrange. Pastor Franklin Flowers and Elderess Kelly Bynum will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Whitfield...

EDNA WILSON

JEWETT CITY, Conn. -- Edna G. Wilson, 78, died Saturday at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven. She was born in Goldsboro and was the daughter of the late George and Mary Wade Garris. She married Leonard J. Wilson...

Thursday, August 5, 2004

WILLIAM BELL

WARSAW -- William Lewis Bell, 72, of 3143 Bowden Road, died Wednesday at Glen Care Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

APPIE BIZZELL

Appie Mae Suggs Bizzell, 82, of 203 Hickory St., LaGrange, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by a daughter, Murrell Joyner of LaGrange; a son, Horace Graham of Raleigh; two sisters, Virginia Murphy and Julia Clinton of...

MARGARET FERGUSON

Margaret Irene Ferguson, 65, of 104 Daleview Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Mrs. Ferguson...

MARGARET HERRING

Margaret Ann Herring, 61, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of her mother, Daisy Robinson, 413 E. Spruce St. Funeral arrangements are pendng at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

EDWARD LINDSAY SR.

Edward Lindsay Sr., 54, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Salvation Baptist Church, 1961 N. Culpepper St., Arlington, Va. Mr. Lindsay was born in Washington, D.C., and was the son of Gladys Jones...

WALTER MERCER

Walter Julian Mercer, 64, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A native of Goldsboro, he was the son of the late Walter and Ina Parks Mercer. Mr. Mercer was the CEO of The Art Gallery Inc. and served his...

ANNIE SMITH

Annie Doris Smith, 77, of Princeton, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Disciples Church of God near Princeton. The viewing will be at the church one...

NANCY STRAUSS

Nancy Ellen Strauss, 64, of 2015 Stephens Court, died Wednesday at her home. A native of Alexandria, Virginia, Ms. Strauss was the daughter of the late John Pentz Strauss and Edna Mae Krows Strauss. In 1985, Ms. Strauss retired as...

JESSE WATERS

Jesse Waters died last Friday at Britthaven Nursing Home. The funeral wil be held this Friday at 2 pm. in the chapel of Rhodes Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Cora Waters of Raymond, N.H.; two sons, McArthur...

Wednesday, August 4, 2004

ELIZA BOLDEN

Eliza "Little Sis" Bolden, 84, of 104 N. Lee St., died Wednesday at Rose Manor Nursing Home in Durham. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RENA BOYETTE

KENLY -- Rena Pittman Boyette, 88, of 8036 Harrell Store Road, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Earl Turner and the Rev. A.G. Sith will officiate....

CHRISTOPHER FALLS

ROSE HILL, Va. -- Christopher William Edward Falls, 16, died Tuesday. He was born in Goldsboro and was the son of Eric and Robin Falls of Rose Hill. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Daniel...

MARGARET FERGUSON

Margaret Irene Ferguson, 65, of 104 Daleview Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

SALLIE FREDRICK

Sallie Fredrick, 96, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

TRACY HAMM

Kenneth Tracy Hamm, 30, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending time with his father, Kenneth Ham. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with his...

RAYMOND C. JONES

PRINCETON -- Raymond Clayton Jones, 86, of 776 Luby Smith Road, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Princeton Baptist Church. The Rev. Don Price will officiate. The committal service will...

ELOYSE RUFFIN

Eloyse Ruffin, of 708 N. Claiborne St., died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

APPIE MAE SUGGS

Appie Mae Suggs, 82, died Tuesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Mortuary....

LEROY WILLIAMS JR.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Leroy Williams Jr., 79, died Friday. A native of Goldsboro, Mr. Williams graduated from Dillard High School in 1942, attended North Carolina A&T College, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He had been...

Tuesday, August 3, 2004

CARL BOTTOMS

Carl Franklin Bottoms, 75, of 600 W. Main St., Pikeville, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wilson County, he was the son of the late Norman Bottoms and Lillian Hawkins Bottoms and was co-owner of KLB, Inc....

RENA BOYETTE

KENLY -- Rena Pittman Boyette, 88, of 8036 Harrell Store Road, died today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

HAZEL CONE

KENLY -- The funeral for Hazel Hooks Cone, 76, of Florida, formerly of Kenly, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery Mrs. Cone died Saturday in Florida....

INEZ HALEY

The funeral for Inez Marie Smith Haley, 78, of Wilmington, formerly of Warsaw, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Tabernacle of Prayer for All People, 1005 s. John St. Apostle Lawrence Bogier will officiate. Burial will be...

RAYMOND C. JONES

PRINCETON -- Raymond C. Jones, of 776 Luby Smith Road, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

Monday, August 2, 2004

HAZEL CONE

Hazel Hooks Cone died Saturday in Florida. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

WILLIAM N. EVERETT

HAMILTON -- William Norman Everett, 80, brother of Kay Casey of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Williamston Rehabilitation Center. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Baptist Church. The Reverends J.N. Baggett and Sam Bulluck will officiate....

EDWARD LINDSAY SR.

Edward Lindsay Sr. of 102 Schoodic Point, Goldsboro, died Saturday. He was the husband of Arlene Avery Lindsay of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Baker's Funeral Home in Arlington, Va....

EDNA L. MOORING

STANTONSBURG -- Edna Louise Mooring, 80, died Saturday at Avante at Wilson. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas-Yelverton at Evergreen. The Rev. A.G. Smith, Rev. Bobbie Dunn and...

COLON QUINN

WARSAW -- Colon Kelly Quinn, 61, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Warsaw Baptist Church. Entombment will be on Wednesday morning at 11 at the Devotional Gardens. Mr....

PAUL ROBSON

Paul A. Robson, 43, died Wednesday A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church with Father Tom Norris, O.S.F.S., presiding. Mr. Robson graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1978 and...

NANCY STRAUSS

Nancy Ellen Strauss, 64, of 2015 Stephens Court, died Wednesday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NADINE S. THOMAS

Nadine Smith Thomas, 89, a resident of the Brian Center died Saturday, July 31, 2004. A native of Colquitt County, Georgia, Mrs. Thomas was born April 14, 1915 to the late Elzie Wright Plymel and Golie Bell Martin Plymel....

DORIS VARNER

Doris Kathleen House Varner, 81, of 647 Loop Road, died Sunday at her home. A native of Wake County, Mrs. Varner was the daughter of the late Navie Richard House and Myrtle Inscore House. She and her late husband,...

ELLA WHITFIELD

LAGRANGE -- Ella Mae Whitfield, 79, of 210 Phillips St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are pending at LaGrange Mortuary....

FOSTER WILLIAMS

FAISON -- Foster Williams, 76, died Sunday at Sunbridge Nursing Home in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The Rev. Elizabeth M. Deibert will officiate. A...

Sunday, August 1, 2004

WILLIE J. BRANCH

Willie Joyce Branch, 69, formerly of Second Street, died Thursday at Guardian Care Nursing home in Kenansville. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be in...

WALTER MERCER

Walter Julian Mercer, 64, of Spartanburg, S.C., died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was a native of Lumberton and was the son of the late Walter and Ina Parks Mercer. He was the CEO of The...

LELAND R. PATE

FREMONT -- Leland Ray Pate, 77, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. He was born in Patetown on Nov. 17, 1926, to the late Lewis and Gertrude Pate. A gathering to celebrate his life will be held today...

DONIE W. PELT

Donie Walton Pelt, 80, of Goldsboro, died Friday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Goldsboro Friends Meeting with David Brindle and Willie Frye officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen...

PAUL ROBSON

Paul Robson, 44, died this weekend. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NADINE THOMAS

Dora Nadine Thomas died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JESSE WATERS

Jesse Waters, a resident of Britthaven Nursing Home, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....