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Thursday, September 30, 2004

IRME J. BALAZSI

KENLY -- The funeral for Irme Jimmy Balazsi, 55, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Bill Braswell will officiate. Burial will be in the family cemetery. He is survived by...

BETTIE J. BEST

SNOW HILL -- Bettie Jean Best, 63, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James A.M..E Zion Church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. She is...

EVERAGE BROWN SR.

WILSON -- Everage Brown Sr., 76, of 1506 Coleman St., Wilson, N.C., died Sunday, September 26, at the Wilson Medical Center. Services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 South Tarboro Street. Dr. Naverro Brown...

WILLIAM DAWSON

William Odell Dawson died Wednesday in Torrance, California. Formerly of Goldsboro, Mr. Dawson was the son of the late Lonnie Dawson Sr. and Essie Dawson Kelly and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. After graduating from Dillard High...

VIRGINIA ELLIS

Virginia Earp Ellis, 99, died Wednesday at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in Mount Olive. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late James Edward Earp and Sophronia Price Earp. She was preceded in death by...

VIRGINIA GREENE

Virginia Greene died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ERIC L. HERRING

Eric Lee Herring, 28, died Saturday in Willimantic, Conn. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of Margie Hathaway Herring and the late Paul Herring and was a certified welder. In addition to his mother, he is survived...

JOHN C. JAMES

MOUNT OLIVE -- John C. James, 60, of the Summerlins Crossroads community died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

WINNIE H. PEEK

LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Winnie Holmes Peek, 84, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange. The Rev. Randall Barfield will officiate. Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery. Mrs. Peek died...

MARGARET SIDBERRY

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- The funeral for Margaret Sidberry, 81, a resident of Britthanven of Onslow County and a former resident of Duplin County, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at New First Baptist Church in Kenansville. The Rev. Tommy...

DANNY TURNAGE

FAISON -- Danny Ray Turnage, 29, died Monday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He is survived by his wife, Linda Gail Turnage of Goldsboro; a son, Daniel Rex Turnage of Goldsboro, and a baby due in October;...

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

CHARLES BAILEY

KENLY -- Charles T. "C.T." Bailey, 76, of 243 Zelma Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral was to be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home, with the Reverends Lewis Godwin, Danny...

LULA CARR

WALLACE -- Lula Mae Kenan Carr, 80, of 266 H.C. Powers Road, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. The funeral will be held Saturday at noon at Yeshewa Temple of God and True Holiness. Apostle Davelon...

VIRGINIA ELLIS

Virginia Ellis died today at Sunbridge Care in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

ERIC L. HERRING

Eric Lee Herring, 28, died Tuesday in Willimantic, Conn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

PENNIE MARTIN

Pennie Ward Martin of Mount Olive died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a daughter, Ruby Simmons of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

JOAN B. MOSLEY

MIDDLESEX -- Joan Boykin Mosley, 58, of 1720 Crocker's Nub Road, died Monday at Rex Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. David DeHart and Woody Parrish will...

VIVIAN MERRITT

Vivian Bass Merritt, formerly of Mount Olive and a graduate of Carver High School, died Monday at Prince George's Community Hospital in Cheverly, Md. She was the widow of Nathan Merritt and the daughter of the late Jessie and Lillian...

VIRGINIA REGAN

PRINCETON -- Virginia Massey Regan, 71, of Fayetteville, Ga., formerly of Princeton, died Monday at Fayetteville Community Hospital in Georgia. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

CLARENCE O. SANDLIN

KINSTON -- Clarence Odell Sandlin, 79, of 1549 Eastwood Drive, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howard-Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Marion Humphrey officiating. Burial will...

DANNY R. TURNAGE

FAISON -- Danny Ray Turnage, 29, died Monday from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was the son of Ray Turnage and Diane Turnage. The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Susan Sieprawski, at 215...

Tuesday, September 28, 2004

GLADYS BERRYMAN

The funeral for Gladys Berryman will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Best Family Cemetery. Mrs. Berryman is survived by one son, John...

CURTIS FAISON

TSgt. Curtis Leanell Faison, 35, of 411 Vandenberg Street, died Saturday, September 25, 2004, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C., following a motorcycle accident. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of Geraldine King Faison of...

EVELYN HENDERSON

LAGRANGE -- Evelyn Marie Henderson, 89, of 306 Firetower Road, died Saturday at her home. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte, Fla., and attended LaGrange First Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Henderson is survived...

DONNA KENNEDY

Donna Davis Kennedy, 61, of 1007 Guilford St., died Monday at her residence. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Earl Glenn will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial...

STEVE LANIER

Steve Lanier, 45, died Sunday at his home. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Amos-Lanier Cemetery in Chinquapin. The Rev. Juanita Hollowell will officiate. Mr. Lanier was the son of William E. Lanier...

EVA McKINLEY

Eva Grantham McKinley, 100, of 105-A Johnson Place, Mount Olive, died Friday at her home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Goldsboro. Elder William Rogers will...

JOAN MOSLEY

MIDDLESEX -- Joan Boykin Mosely, 58, of Crockers Nub Road, died Monday at Rex Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

ANN PRESNELL

Ann Moses Presnell, 72, of 1920 Pinemont Circle, died Monday at her residence. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The Rev. David Harvin will officiate. Burial will be in Loves...

ROSE ANN RUSSO

LAGRANGE -- Rose Ann Gambella Russo, 54, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Russo was the daughter of Catherine D. Gambella of Goldsboro and the late Ulysses Dominic Gambella. She had worked with...

AMAREONTAY SYKES and JYREONTAY SYKES

A graveside service for Amareontay Shymere Lamar Sykes and Jyreontay Shyere Lamar Sykes, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will deliver the eulogy. The twins died on Thursday, Sept. 23, at the...

A.D. WILSON

A.D. Wilson, 70, of Fremont, died Sunday at the Meadows of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be private. Mr. Wilson was born in Nash County to the late George Lee and Rhodia Wilson. He served in the Army National Guard. He...

Monday, September 27, 2004

BETTY ALSTON

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Betty Lois Wooten Alston died Saturday at her home. The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Washington. She is survived by three sons, Roger Alston and Marvin Alston of...

CHARLES BAILEY

KENLY -- Charles t. Bailey, 243 Zelma Road, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

SHEILA J. BISHOP

Sheila Joan Bishop, 65, of Kelly Court, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be private. Mrs. Bishop was born in Keokuk, Iowa, on Feb. 11, 1939, to the late Albert and Alice Gavillet. She is survived by...

BRUCE COKER

DUDLEY -- Bruce C. Coker, 70, of 236 Eagles Nest Road, died early today at his home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, with the Rev. Blane...

EVA MICKLE

Eva Brasington Mickle, 91, died Saturday at Britthaven Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery in Camden, S.C. A native of Kershaw County, S.C. Mrs. Mickle was the daughter...

PAMELA OREINTE

Pamela Oreinte, 68, died last week at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Burial will be held at BGWCD Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown, N.J. Local arrangements are being handled by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Condolences may...

ANN M. PRESNELL

Ann Moses Presnell died today at her home at 1920 Pinemont Circle. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

ROSE G. RUSSO

Rose Ann Gambella Russo, 54, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILBUR WEEKS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Wilbur Dean Weeks, 73, died Sunday at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was a native of Nash County and was the son of the late Walter D. and Emma Crawly Weeks. He is survived by one...

A.D. WILSON

A.D. Wilson, 70, of Fremont died Sunday evening at the Meadows of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

Sunday, September 26, 2004

J. WHITTED BALLANCE

KENLY -- J. Whitted Ballance, 77, of Princeton Kenly Road died Friday. Survivors include two daughters, Janet B. Davis of Raleigh, and Marsha B. Miller of Wilson; one son, Frank Ballance of Wilson, and seven grandchildren. The family will receive...

SHELIA BISHOP

Shelia Bishop, 65, of Kelly Court, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home....

JOEL ESTEPPE

Aaron Joel Esteppe, 19, a graduate of Rosewood High School, has died. He was a student at Western Carolina University and a graduate of Rosewood High School. His survivors include his parents, Jeff and Claresa Esteppe, who recently moved from...

GERALDINE HAM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Geraldine Elizabeth Peed Moore Ham, 90, of 1625 Old Mount Olive Highway, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Martin County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas W. and Mabel Peed and wife...

EVELYN HENDERSON

LaGRANGE -- Evelyn Marie Henderson, 89, of 306 Firetower Road died Saturday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

ROBERT HOLMES

Funeral services for Mr. Robert L. Holmes are scheduled for Monday at 2 p.m. at Praise, Pray, Worship and Revival Center on 1100 N. John St. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, with Pastor Clifton Brewington delivering the eulogy. Mr....

EVA McKINLEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Eva Grantham McKinley, 100, of 105-A Johnson Place died Friday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WARREN MELTON

Funeral services for Mr. Warren Thomas (Shaw) Melton will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The Bishop D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Melton leaves to cherish his...

THOMAS PARKS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Carlton Parks, 56, died Friday. He was a millwright worker with Prestage Farms. Funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Cliff Hardwood officiating. Burial will follow in...

FRANK ERVIN PATE

Frank Ervin "Peanut" Pate, 81, of 3031 U.S. 117 North, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Wayne County and the son of the late Bryant Frank and Flora Seymour Pate; and the widower of Eunice...

WINNIE PEEK

FLORIDA -- Winnie Holmes Peek, 84, died Saturday at her daughter's home in Panama City, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home....

MARGARET SIDBERRY

WARSAW -- Margaret Sidberry, 81, formerly of Duplin County, died Friday at Britthaven of Onslow County, Jacksonville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete from Garris Funeral Home....

RICHARD SMITH

FOUR OAKS -- Richard "Dick" Smith, 62, of 414 Richard Smith Road, Four Oaks, died Friday. Funeral service will be held Monday 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ralph Parker and the Rev. Ronnie...

JAMES SUGGS SR.

CLINTON -- James D. Suggs Sr., 59, of 1375 Sampson Acres Drive died Friday. Graveside service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Warren Oak Grove Cemetery, with the Rev. Roger Bill officiating. Burial will follow. Mr. Suggs' survivors...

AMAREONTAY SYKES and JYREONTAY SYKES

Amareontay Shymere Lamar Sykes and Jyreontay Shyere Lamar Sykes, of 504 S. Andrews Ave., Goldsboro, died Thursday at The Children's Hospital in Norfolk, Va. Survivors include their parents, Johntay Sykes and Sherise Lee, both of the home. Funeral arrangements are...

DAVID H. WATERS

David H. Waters Jr., 61, of 116 Best Ave., died Friday at his home. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with Elder George Wiggins officiating. Burial will follow in Old Mill...

Friday, September 24, 2004

JAMES BALLANCE

KENLY -- James Whitted Ballance, 77, died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

RONALD BARNES

Ronald Kent Barnes, 48, of Elizabeth Street died on Wednesday at his home. The funeral will be held on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Mr. Barnes was born in...

PAUL EISSENS

CHADBOURN -- Paul A. Eissens, 73, father of the Rev. Bill Rose of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Liberty Commons in Whiteville. The funeral will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Chadbourn Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial, with military honors, will...

FREDDIE GRANTHAM JR.

Freddie Grantham Jr., 77, a resident of the Brian Center, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Church Headquarters. The Rev. Brady Carmack will officiate. Burial...

CARL LANGSTON

A graveside service for Carl Langston, 70, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Langston Family Cemetery in the Saulston community. The Rev. Sherwood Howell will officiate. Mr. Langston died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center. He was a native...

WARREN MELTON

The funeral for Mr. Warren Thomas "Shaw" Melton will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Bishop D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Melton is survived by...

AFREIDA SILVER

KINSTON -- The funeral for Afreida Silver, 57, of 2415 Vernon Ave., will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Caswell Center Chapel. Burial will be in the Caswell Cemetery. Miss Silver is survived by three brothers, Claude McCalop...

MATTIE SUTTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Mattie L. Sutton, 88, of 403 E. Kornegay St. will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Thunder Swamp Road. The Rev. Perry Carlton Jr. will officiate. Burial...

JOAN TYLER

FAISON -- The funeral for Joan Nell Tyler, 76, of 132 Benjamin Lane, was to be held at 3 p.m. at Hill's Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tony Harrington officiating. Burial was to be in Faison Community Cemetery. Mrs....

Thursday, September 23, 2004

ROY L. ALLEN

The funeral for Roy Lee Allen was to be held today at 5 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Mr. Allen died Wednesday, Sept. 15. He is survived by a daughter, Conie Holmes; and four sisters Sandra...

ELIZABETH EDMUNDSON

Elizabeth "Panner" Smith Edmundson, 67, of 304 West Vine St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held today at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Preston and the Rev. Arnold...

ROBERT HOLMES

Robert Holmes, of 1706 E Holly St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

JOSEPH JERNIGAN

WILMINGTON -- Joseph Jernigan, 48, died Tuesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. Mr. Jernigan was born Sept. 1, 1956, to the late Winfred H. Jernigan Sr. and Reba Frances Rouse Jernigan of Duplin County. He is survived by one...

WARREN MELTON

Warren Melton, 52, of 337 Oak St., died Wednesday night at his home. Among his survivors is a sister, Murdis Jenkins of Goldsboro Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

ALTON MITCHELL

The funeral for Alton Dennis Mitchell, 54, of Pikeville, will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Reverends Kenneth Weaver and Richard Glosson will officiate. Mr. Mitchell died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial...

NOVELLA SCOTT

The funeral for Novella Carraway Scott will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Community Church of Christ. Minister E.E. Blair will deliver the eulogy. Mrs. Scott was a native of Wayne County and was a member of Dillard...

GEORGE YELVERTON SR.

The funeral for George W. Yelverton Sr. will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ Church in Fremont. The Rev. J.O. Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Yelverton is survived...

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

EMMA BRISCOE

LUCAMA -- Emma Virginia Briscoe, 79, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. She was born in Wayne County and was the daughter of the late Charlie and Irene Sasser. She is survived by five daughters, Connie Crumpler, Bonnie Hughes, Dottie...

ELIZABETH EDMUNDSON

Elizabeth Smith Edmundson died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

FREDDIE GRANTHAM JR.

Freddie Grantham Jr., 78, a resident of the Brian Center, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Elnora Grantham of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIAM HEATH

PRINCETON -- The funeral for William Allen Heath, 23, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. The Rev. Berry Byrd will officiate. Burial will be in Evans-McKeel Cemetery in Pine Level. He died...

REV. JOHN MATHENA

The Rev. John Calvin Mathena, 65, of Gordon Road, Clayton, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Tazewell, Va., and was the son of the late Charles and Myrtle Peek Mathena. His survivors include his...

ALTON MITCHELL

Alton Dennis Mitchell, 54, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

PAMELA ORIENTE

Pamela A. Oriente died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

KATHERINE TAYLOR

Katherine Byrd Taylor, 58, of 1508 Maple St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Hamilton Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Parker will officiate. Burial will be...

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

KAREN CAPPS

Karen Denise Capps, 42, of 126 Bennett Farm Lane, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Illinois to Edna Earl Kennedy Capps and the late Charles Capps. She was a member of Black Jack Grove Free...

THOMAS E. DAWSON

STANTONSBURG -- Thomas Earl Dawson Sr., of 5625 Hwy 58 North, died Monday at his home following a battle with cancer. A native of the Stantonsburg community, he was born on Nov. 2, 1933, to the late Thomas Abner and...

CHARLES HERRING JR.

Charles Robert "Robbie" Herring Jr., 21, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004. A Pitt County native, he lived most of his life in the Farmville community. He attended the Farmville Church of God and was a graduate of Farmville Central High...

KARL HERRING

DUDLEY -- The funeral for Karl Lavon Herring, 51, of 313 Robin Lake Drive, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle, Mount Olive. Elderess Oglatha Sutton will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. Mr....

MABLE HOWELL

Mable Gardner Howell, 91, formerly of the Patetown Community and a resident of Countryside Living, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late George Gardner and Annie Williams Gardner...

EUNICE P. WIGGINS

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Eunice Price Wiggins, 91, died Monday morning at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center of Mount Olive. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Pastor T.C. West will be officiate Mrs....

Monday, September 20, 2004

REV. THOMAS BIZZELL

PRINCETON -- Rev. Thomas E. "Tom Ed" Bizzell, age 85, died peacefully at his home on Sunday afternoon. He was born May 21, 1919, to the late Rev. Tom and Azzie Ado Worley Bizzell, and was preceded in death...

GEORGE BOLLIN JR.

PIKEVILLE -- George W. Bollin Jr., 84, of 779 Big Daddy's Road, died Friday morning at the Veterans Administrative Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in...

KAREN CAPPS

Karen Denise Capps, 42, of the Grantham community, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Edna Earl Kennedy Capps and the late Charles Capps. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will be...

OBDULIA CRESPO

DUDLEY -- Obdulia Crespo, 70, of 177 Hereford Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral services and burial will be held in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Mrs. Crespo was born in Ceiba, Puerto Rico to the late Encarnacion...

CARRIE DAVIS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Carrie Rogers Davis, 92, of 193 Jeff Outlaw Road, died Sunday morning at SunBridge Care Center. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank...

KERMIT DEANS

Kermit Samuel Deans, 76, of 109 Longview Drive, died Sunday morning at his home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Rev. Ira Williford will officiate. Interment...

MARGARET GRADY

KENANSVILLE -- Margaret Somers Grady, 74, of 923 N. NC 11 & 903 Hwy., died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. Burial will be in...

BORDEN HOLLOMAN

Borden Lynwood Holloman, 82, passed away on Sunday, September 19, 2004 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Holloman was the son of the late Daniel Z. Holloman and Mabel Coor Holloman. He served in the United States Army 101st Calvary...

MABLE HOWELL

Mable G. Howell, 91, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

ETHEL B. ROYAL

DUDLEY -- Ethel Dora Boykin Royal, age 86, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Johnston County to the late Roscoe Harrison and Mamie Narron Boykin. A dedicated charter member of Brogden United Methodist Church, she...

NOVELLA SCOTT

Novella Carraway Scott died Sunday at her home, 407 Mercer St. Funeral arrangements are incomplete Inc. at McIntyre Funeral Home....

WILTON SMITH

PINK HILL -- Wilton Derald Smith, 72, of 145 Tapp Farm Road, died Saturday at his home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home. Dr. William Bland the Rev. Billy...

NELL TYLER

FAISON -- Nell B. Tyler, of 132 Benjamin Lane, died Sunday at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EUNICE WIGGINS

Eunice Price Wiggins died this morning at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Goldsboro....

GEORGE YELVERTON

George Yelverton, of 508 E. Walnut St., Apt. 108-A, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

Sunday, September 19, 2004

RICHARD ARTIS

FREMONT -- Richard Artis Jr., 74, of 100 Branch St., died Friday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. A viewing will be held on Monday from 3 until 9 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 7...

NELSON BALDWIN

Nelson V. Baldwin, 82, of 506 Millers Chapel Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. at Mil-lers Chapel Ame Zion with the Rev. Franklin Rush officiating. Burial will follow in...

GEORGE BOLLIN JR.

PIKEVILLE -- George W. Bollin Jr., 84, of 779 Big Daddy's Road, died Friday morning at the Veterans Administrative Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be held Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. at The Howell Funeral Home Chapel, with the...

ANNIE BRASWELL

SMITHFIELD -- Annie Massingill Daughtry Braswell, 88, of Braswell Road, died Friday at her home. Born in Johnston County, Annie was an active member of Princeton Church of God for 62 years. She served as a Sunday school teacher, clerk...

GARY HILLARD

Gary Edward Hillard, 53, died suddenly Thursday in Latrobe, Pa. A native of Beaver County, Pa., Mr. Hillard was the son of Robert and Vada B. Hillard of Beaver, Pa. He was a Global Replenishment Manager for Kennametal Company...

P. LEO JOYNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- P. Leo "Buddy" Joyner, 76, of the Dobbersville community, died Saturday morning in Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with Dr. Lily...

MARY ANNA OCHRAN

Mary Anna "Mickey" Ochran, 71, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born in Gaffney, S.C., she was a member of First Baptist Church in Aberdeen and its Women's Missionary Union. She was preceded in death by her...

NICHOLAS PEELE

CARY -- Nicholas Vance Peele, 43, of Cary, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday. He passed away at Western Wake Medical Center in Cary, N.C. Mr. Peele was employed with TriPath Care Technologies as a Facilities and...

BOBBY PELT

Bobby Eugene Pelt, 54, 1005 Eleventh St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service, with military honors, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. A native of Wayne County, Mr. Pelt was the son...

KATHERINE TAYLOR

Katherine Byrd Taylor, 58, of 1503 Maple St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

Friday, September 17, 2004

ROY L. ALLEN

Roy Lee Allen, 60, of 903-A Carver Drive, died Wednesday. Among his survivors is his sister, Sandra Buckner of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

NELSON BALDWIN

Nelson V. Baldwin, 82, of 506 Millers Chapel Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GEORGE BOLLIN JR.

PIKEVILLE -- George W. Bollin Jr., 84, of Big Daddy's Road, did today at the Veterans Administrative Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

KARL HERRING

DUDLEY -- Karl Lavon Herring, 51, of 314 Robin Lake Drive, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Among his survivors is his wife, Eva Herring of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount...

GARY HILLARD

Gary E. Hillard, 53, of 302 Birch Drive, died Thursday in Latrobe, Pa. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOSEPH C. KEARNEY

LAGRANGE -- Joseph Carnel Kearney, 66, of 213 West Washington St., died Thursday in Knightdale. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home with Elder J.M. Mewborn and the Rev. Dean Hightower...

ARTHUR LANGSTON

The funeral for Deacon Arthur Langston will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Darden Chapel Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mr. Langston died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by a daughter, Bernita Simmons...

DR. GRACE McDONALD

FAISON -- The funeral for Dr. Grace Stevens McDonald, 84, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Burning Bush Holy Church. The Rev. Gliston Morrisey will officiate. Burial will be in Cobb Cemetery. A resident of Port St....

BOBBY PELT

Bobby Eugene Pelt, 54, of 1005 Eleventh St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

ANNIE POGUE

A memorial service for Anne Celeste Pogue, 43, of 617 NC Hwy. 581 South, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Ms. Pogue died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native...

EDNA J. SUTTON

ROSEBORO -- Edna Joy Sutton, 62, 1320 Porter Road, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Hillsberry Free Will Baptist Church. The Reverends Earl Thigpen and Ronald Long will officiate....

MATILDA TAYLOR

Matilda Taylor, 92, of Alexandria, Va., formerly of 724 S. Gum St., Warsaw, died Monday in Virginia. She was the widow of James Owen Taylor Sr. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Rhodes...

EDNA THOMPSON

The funeral for Edna Earl McKinney Thompson, 64, will be held Saturday at noon at Augusta Chapel Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Thompson died unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel...

DOLLY WARD

DUDLEY -- Dolly Mae Johnson Ward, 37, of 104 Nugget Drive, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Beginning Ministries. Pastors Vera Taylor and Mary Robinson will officiate....

MARTHA WHALEY

Martha Jones Whaley, 89, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. A native of Johnston County, Mrs. Whaley was the daughter of the late Jasper Floyd Jones and Bettie Langston Jones and was the widow of Tony Whaley. She...

Thursday, September 16, 2004

LEWIS CARTER

TURKEY -- Lewis Franklin Carter, 84, of 7662 Turkey Highway, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Turkey Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Smith officiating. Burial will be in...

MYRTLE GODWIN

PRINCETON -- The funeral for Myrtle Ruth Davis Godwin, 76, was held Thursday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma. Burial was today at 11 a.m. in Princeton Cemetery. Mrs. Godwin died Tuesday. She was...

ASHAYA McGOWAN

TURKEY -- The funeral for Ashaya Sabrino McGowan, 12, of 1777 Wilmington Road, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the First Missionary Baptist Church of Kenansville. The Rev. Charlie McDowell will officiate. Burial will be in the Farrior...

JOYCE LYNCH

KENLY -- Joyce Carter Lynch, 63, of 2904 Beulahtown Road, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Jasper Renfrow will officiate. Burial will...

MARVIN SHEAROD SR.

Marvin P. Shearod Sr., 84, of 214 Bunche Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church. Bishop S.D. Clemons will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill...

MARTHA WHALEY

Martha Jones Whaley, 89, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

MARY BOSTIC

The funeral for Mary Bostic will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will conduct the service. Mrs. Bostic died Saturday. She was born in Fayetteville and was the daughter of...

CHRISTINE CROCKER

Christine Aycock Crocker, 77, of 786 Grantham School Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Greg Langston officiating. Burial will be in Wayne...

ERVIN LANCASTER

Ervin Daniel Lancaster, 85, of 1284 Big Daddy's Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Hollowell and the Rev. Gerald...

CARL LYERLY SR.

The funeral for Carl Whitson Lyerly Sr., 82, was held today at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Entombment was in Wayne Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Jefferson United Methodist Church, 1100...

ASHAYA McGOWAN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ashaya S. McGowan, 12, of 963 Beautancus Road, died Tuesday. Among her survivors is her mother, Lakeisha M. Jones of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GRACE McDONALD

Grace McDonald, 84, of Fort Pierce, Fla., formerly of Duplin County, died Monday at Fort Pierce Health Care Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

SHELBY MELTON

WARSAW -- Shelby Jean Rivenbark Melton, 62, died Monday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. She was born Sept. 5, 1942, to Sudie Howell Rivenbark of Warsaw and the late Jerry Clifford Rivenbark and was the widow of...

MATILDA TAYLOR

Matilda Taylor, 92, f Alexander, Va., formerly of 724 S. Gum St., Warsaw, died Monday in Virginia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

GEORGE STANCIL

KENLY -- The funeral for George A. "Babe" Stancil, 62, of 3703 Lizzie Mill Road, Selma, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Braxton Creech will officiate. Burial will be in...

VICTORIA TEACHEY

Victoria "Sophie" Hooks Teachey, 94, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Isabella Geriatric Center in New York City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew "Buddy" Teachey, also from Goldsboro. Her funeral will be held...

MARGIE WHTIFIELD

Margie Westbrook Whitfield, 68, of the Grantham community, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Massey officiating. Burial will be...

NYSEERE WHITFIELD

The funeral for Nyseere Keymone Whitfield, who was born and died on Tuesday, Sept. 14, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will deliver the eulogy. Surviving are his mother, Domonique McKinney, and...

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

AGNES L. ADAMS

Agnes Leona Adams, 71, of 1502 Scotty Drive, went to be with our Lord on September 13, 2004. A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro. Dr....

ARTHUR LANGSTON

Arthur Langston, 94, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

CARL LYERLY SR.

Carl Whitson Lyerly Sr., 82, of 107 Cassadale Drive, died Monday morning at his home in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Rev. Doug Johnson will...

JOYCE SMITH McCLLURE

A Celebration of Life service for Joyce Ann Smith McClure, 68, of Arlington, Va., will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church in the Rosewood community. The Rev. Billy Olsen will officiate. She died...

ANNIE PHILLIPS

PRINCETON -- Annie Bell Parnell Phillips, 84, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was the daughter of the late Dock Franklin and Ellen Davis Parnell and was the widow of Ransom Phillips. She is survived...

MARGUERITE PIERCE

Marguerite Payne Pierce, 91, of the Nahunta Community, died Monday morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Ken Spivey officiating. Interment will be Thursday...

THOMAS SOUTHERLAND

MAGNOLIA -- The funeral for Thomas James Southerland, 89, of 565 Old N.C. 903 Hwy., will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the First Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor E.T. Coston will officiate. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens....

GEORGE STANCIL

George A. "Babe" Stancil, 62, of 3703 Lizzie Mill Road, Selma, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

MARGIE WHITFIELD

CLINTON - Margie Whitfield died today at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

Monday, September 13, 2004

EDWARD BASS SR.

PRINCETON -- Edward Lee Bass Sr., 72, of 102 Smith St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery....

REV. EDGAR BENTON

FREMONT -- The Rev. Edgar Allen Benton, 92, born September 26, 1911, in Wayne County, North Carolina, died at home on Davis Mill Road, Fremont, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, September 11, 2004. He was preceded in death...

VIRGINIA BROWN

Mrs. Virginia Edens "Mimi" Brown, 81, of Raleigh, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Dr. William Hufham officiating. A native of...

BESSIE JOHNSON

Bessie Ray Johnson, 65, of 3346 Hwy. 70 West, died Sunday at her residence. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Berry House and the Rev. Bobby Dickinson...

ANNIE PHILLIPS

PRINCETON -- Annie Bell Phillips, of 185 Arrowhead Drive, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

MARGUERITE PIERCE

Marguerite Pierce died today at Britthaven Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

MARVIN SHEAROD

Marvin P. Shearod Sr., 84, of 214 Bunche Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

EDNA THOMPSON

Edna Earl McKinney Thompson, 64, of 1100 Porter St., died Saturday in Bel Air, Md. Among her survivors is her husband, Dennis Thompson of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Sunday, September 12, 2004

FAYE BEASLEY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Faye Gurganus Beasley, 62, of 3864 Arrington Bridge Road, died Thursday night. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The Rev. Ashley Summerlin and the...

VIRGINIA BROWN

Virginia Edens Brown, widow of Chauncey Brown, died Saturday at Rex Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RAY EARLY JR.

LAGRANGE -- Ray Harmon Early Jr., 56, of 4000 Drew Farmer Road, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. at Lenoir County Performing Arts Center at Kinston High School....

DAVID FREDERICK

WARSAW -- Isham David Frederick, 95, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. A graveside service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Pinecrest Cemetery in Warsaw. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Louise...

ODIS HOGGARD

Odis Willard Hoggard, 69, of 123 Vance Drive, died Friday at Duke University Medical Center. A native of Bertie County, he was the son of the late Wayland W. and Mildred Williford Hoggard. He graduated from West Bertie High School...

LETHA HOLT

Letha Simmons Holt died Thursday in Yonkers, N.Y. She was born and raised in Goldsboro and attended Wayne County Schools. Her survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Mozetta Leggetta, Mary E. Simmons, and Mrs. Ossie L. Williams. The funeral will be...

LYNN PERRY

HAMPSTEAD -- Lynn Edwards Perry, 81, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday from cancer. A graveside service was held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Sea Lawn Memorial Park in Hampstead, under the direction of Andrews Mortuary, and with the Rev. Barbara...

ANNE POGUE

Anne Celeste Pogue, 43, of 617 N.C. 581 South, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Pogue was a native of Fernandina Beach, Fla., and was the daughter of Diana Hamilton Mead of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Asa...

THOMAS SOUTHERLAND

MAGNOLIA -- Thomas James Southerland, 89, of Guardian Care Nursing Center, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Among his survivors is his wife, Annie Ruth Southerland, and a daughter, Eva S. Miller. The family will receive friends at...

LEONZA SPRUILL

SMITHFIELD -- The funeral for Leonza Spruill, 88, was held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of R.L. Sanders Funeral Home. Burial was in Selma Memorial Gardens. Mr. Spruill died Wednesday. He was the son of the late Ethel...

EVELYN T. SUTTON

SNOW HILL -- Ina Evelyn Tyson Sutton, 79, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service. The Reverends Danny Hill and Ralph Hill will...

DORIS WILEY

Doris Wiley, 64, of Washington, formerly of Eureka, died Tuesday in Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. The funeral will be conducted Monday at noon at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson. Minister Samantha Sauls will officiate. Burial will be in Hamilton...

Friday, September 10, 2004

FANNIE ADAMS

Fannie Coley Adams died today at Sunbridge Nursing Home in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will officiate. She is survived by a son,...

FAYE BEASLEY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Faye Gurganus Beasley, 62, of 3864 Arrington Bridge Road, died Thursday night. Among her survivors is her husband, Willis Marshall Beasley of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

WILLIAM CARRAWAY

William Aaron Carraway, 77, died Thursday at his home. A native of Johnston County, he was the son of the late William Thomas Carraway and Ophelia Jane Lee Carraway. Mr. Carraway worked as a truck driver for Made Rite...

ODIS W. HOGGARD

Odis Willard Hoggard, 69, of 123 Vance Drive, died today at Duke Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

NELLIE HOWARD

The funeral for Nellie Louise Lynch Howard, 94, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Greenville, N.C., where she was a member. Burial will be on Saturday afternoon at 2:15 at Willow Dale...

ROBERT MAYE JR.

KINSTON -- The funeral for Robert Maye Jr., 68, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jones Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church. Bishop Earl Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park. Mr. Maye died Sunday at...

HILDA MELANCON

KENLY -- The funeral for Hilda Pittman Melancon, 74, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery. Mrs. Melancon died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. She is survived...

CURTIS SACKETT

PINK HILL -- A memorial service for Curtis Sackett, 50, will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Smith's Presbyterian Church. Mr. Sackett died Sunday, Sept. 5, at Green Bay Nursing Home in Green Bay, Wisc. He is survived by...

Thursday, September 9, 2004

ARTHUR CYRUS

ROSE HILL -- Arthur Gene Cyrus died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. He was a native of Lenoir County and was the son of the late Grant and Nannie Mae Grady Cyrus. He is survived by two sons, Arthur Lanier...

MARGARET HERRING

ALBERTSON -- Margaret Holmes Herring, 87, of 1965 Red Hill Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Charles W. Holmes and Daisy Scott Holmes, the widow of Delmus Dalton "Dock" Herring, and mother...

NELLIE HOWARD

Nellie Lynch Howard, 94, died Wednesday in Royston, Ga. She was the widow of the Rev. Odell Howell, former pastor of Belfast and Tabernacle Pentecostal Holiness churches in Wayne County. Funeral arrangements are incomplete....

GEORGE MYERS

MOUNT OLIVE -- George Harvey Myers, 83, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Whitesides and the Rev. Millard Bounds will officiate. Burial will be in...

ANNIE PAYNE

The funeral for Annie Frances Payne will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. at Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The Rev. Willie F. Wilson will officiate. Burial will be in the Mount Olive Cemetery. She is...

RAY D. SHERROD

FREMONT -- The funeral for Ray Dudley Sherrod, 62, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Fremont. The Rev. J.C. Sherrod and the Rev. Bennie Smith Jr. will officiate. Burial, with full military honors,...

HAZEL TAYLOR

KINSTON -- Hazel Smith Taylor, 92, of 2733 Hwy. 111 South, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Deep Run Original Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Adrian Grubbs will officiate....

AMY BELLE WEEKS

The funeral for Amy Belle Lee Weeks, 78, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at New St. Delight Holy Church, Mount Olive. Elder Quincy Gardner will officiate.. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Newton Grove. Mrs. Weeks died...

MOZELLE WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Mozelle Edwards Woodard, 92, died Wednesday morning at her home. The funeral will be conducted tonight at 7 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Princeton. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. A graveside...

Wednesday, September 8, 2004

HORACE ACOY

Tech Sgt. Horace Acoy, 34, of the 4th Services Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, died Saturday morning. He had been admitted to Wayne Memorial Hospital on Thursday morning after complaining of shortness of breath while running. He is survived...

ROSA B. BELL

KENANSVILLE -- Rosa Bland Bell, 90, passed away Monday, September 6, 2004, at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Born January 28, 1914, to the late Mr. William Henry Bland and wife, Mrs. Bailey Elizabeth Worrell Bland, of Pender County, Mrs....

OLA B. CROCKER

SELMA -- Ola Brown Crocker, 74, of Brown's Pond Road, died Monday following a five-month battle with brain cancer. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Carter's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church...

ELSIE L. DAIL

Elsie L. Dail, 96, of the Meadows of Mount Olive, formerly of Baker Chapel Church Road, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, 105...

MARY S. JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Mary Grey Summerlin Jones will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rones Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Jones died Monday in Raeford. She was 79. Formerly...

CHRISTOPHER KING

CARY -- A memorial service for Christopher Monty King, 35, who died in August, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church. The family will receive friends afterward in the church parlor. He is survived by...

HILDA MELANCON

WILSON -- Hilda Pittman Melancon, 74, died today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

KATHLEEN SHAPOU

Kathleen Jones Shapou, 84, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Georgetown, Ky., Mrs. Shapou was the daughter of the late L.K. Jones and Mane S. Jones and was the widow of Teddy R. Shapou. She resided...

SALLY SLAYBACK

Services for Sally M. Slayback, 68, of 285 Bryan Ave., Frankfort, Ky., were held Thursday at Richwood Cemetery in Union, Ky. The Rev. Alan Sorem presided. Eulogies were by Anna Slayback and Floyd McCulloch. Mrs. Slayback died at the University...

DORIS WILEY

Doris Wiley, 64, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Providence Hospital Washington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

Tuesday, September 7, 2004

NELLIE ATKINSON

WILSON -- Nellie Gracey Atkinson, 75, mother of Mary Smith of Goldsboro, died Friday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Tabernacle of God in Saratoga. Burial will be...

ELSIE DAIL

Carlie Elsie Lee Dail, 96, of the Meadows of Mount Olive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She retired from Wayne Memorial Hospital as a nurse and was a and a member of Baker Presbyterian Church in Mount Olive. Funeral...

EULA DAVIS

The funeral services for Eula Davis will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Davis died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She is...

MARY GREY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Grey S. Jones of Raeford, formerly of Mount Olive, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

RAY D. SHERROD

Ray Dudley Sherrod, 61, of 610 S. Taylor St., died Tuesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DIANE WASHINGTON

The funeral for Diane Barnes Washington, 36, of 1001 Evergreen Ave., will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Darden Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Carlton Barnes will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Washington...

AMY B. WEEKS

Amy Bell Weeks, 78, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the residence at 4645 Hwy. 117 Alternate, Dudley....

Monday, September 6, 2004

HARRIET "HATTIE" E. BRITT

Hattie E. Britt, 82, formerly of Princeton, died Wednesday evening in Compassionate Care Hospice in Trenton, N.J. She was born in Boonhill Township and was the daughter of the late Herbert W. and Omega Woodall Greene. She was the widow...

AZALEE I. BRYAN

DUDLEY -- Azalee Ingram Bryan of Arrington Bridge Road died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held privately. Mrs. Bryan was born in Columbia, S.C., to the late Wilbert L. and Ellen Jane Ingram. She is...

EULA DAVIS

Eula Davis, formerly of 1702 S. John St., died Sunday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among her survivors is a daughter, Peggy Kornegay of Dudley. Arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

FRANCES C. HARRISON

LAGRANGE -- Frances Louise Coltrane Harrison, 82, of 620 North Caswell St., died Saturday at her home. Frances was born in Lenoir County to the late John Frank Coltrane and Anna Louise Foss Coltrane. She was a member of LaGrange...

PENNY O. SAWYER

Penny Onell Sawyer, 70, died Thursday morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held privately. She is survived by two sons, Brian Thompson of Fayetteville and Bennie Ireland of Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter, Lisa Thompson of Goldsboro;...

JAMES P. SKINNER

LAGRANGE -- James Prentice "Buster" Skinner, 70, of 180 Fussell Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Skinner was the son of the late Henry and Ava Grady Skinner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Estelle...

NELLIE P. SPELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nellie "Boot" Padgett Spell, 86, of 1994 Tram Road, died Sunday afternoon at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Snow Hill Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev....

DIANE B. WASHINGTON

Diane Barnes Washington, 36, of 1001 Evergreen Ave., died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Saturday. Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ANNE H. WIGGINS

SWANSBORO -- Anne Hoffman Wiggins, 74, of 126 Hidden Creek Drive, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jim Farley Wiggins and was a retired clerical worker with Social Services of Fairfax, Va. Funeral...

Sunday, September 5, 2004

BRYSON BEST

MOUNT OLIVE -- Bryson Ray Best, infant son of Eric and Shannon Moody Best, died Friday. Graveside services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. from Faison Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Rose officiating. In addition to Bryson's parents, he...

FONNIE BELL BEST

FOUR OAKS -- Fonnie Bell Best, 89, of 106 Vaden Best Rd., died Friday. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Selah Christian Church, with the Rev. Patrick Muston officiating. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park....

WILBURN GORRELL

Wilburn Franklin "Bud" Gorrell, 88, of Greystone Drive, died Saturday morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. He was born in Celene County, Mo., to the late Frank and Emma Kleen Forrell. Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at...

ERNEST HODGE

SMITHFIELD -- Ernest Virgil Hodge, 89, of 80 Brogden School Road, died Saturday at his home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Dennis Pollock and the Rev. Rick McDuffie...

ELIZABETH O. KEEFE

KINSTON -- Elizabeth Odom Keefe, 80, of 301 Summit Ave., died Friday at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. A funeral mass will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 372 Academy Heights, in Kinston. Committal services will be...

ANNIE LANGLEY

WILSON -- Annie Belle Williams Langley, 100, died Thursday. The funeral will be held today at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. The Rev. Barry Gardner will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Langley...

ANDY MITCHELL

PIKEVILLE -- Andy Curtis Mitchell, 44, 1296 N.C. 581 North, died Friday at the North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro with...

GEORGE SEWELL

George A. Sewell Jr., 68, of 1316 N. Carolina St., died Saturday at Brian Center of Goldsboro. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11:30 p.m. at the Princeton Cemetery. He was a native of Wayne County, and was retired...

Friday, September 3, 2004

JONDA BENTON

The funeral for Jonda Kay Benton will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Cedar Grove Disciple Church, Princeton. Interment will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mrs. Benton died Wednes-day at her home. She was a native of Duplin County...

HATTIE E. BRITT

Hattie E. Britt, formerly of Princeton, died Wednesday at Compassionate Care Hospice in Trenton, N.J. She was the daughter of the late Herbert W. and Omega Bell Woodall Greene and was the widow of Sidney A. Britt. Funeral arrangements are...

ANNIE LANGLEY

WILSON -- Annie Belle Williams Langley died Thursday at the age of 100. The funeral will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. The Rev. Barry Gardner will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar...

ANDY MITCHELL

PIKEVILLE -- Andy Curtis Mitchell, 44, 1296 N.C. Hwy. 581 North, died Friday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made...

LINDELL WALLACE

The funeral for Minister Lindell Wallace, 71, of 623 Slaughter St., will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Gospel Light United Holy Church. Elder Dwight Morrisey will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. He died Wednesday. The...

Thursday, September 2, 2004

MARJORIE BASS

EUREKA -- Marjorie Windham Bass, 81, died Wednesday, September 1, 2004, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born December 16, 1922, in Wilson County, daughter of the late Albert Carlton Windham Sr. and Minnie Flora Windham. Marjorie was a member...

JOHNDA BENTON

Johnda Benton of 175 Golden Circle, Dudley, died Wednesday morning at her home. Among her survivors is her husband, Roger Benton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

AZALEE I. BRYAN

DUDLEY --- Azalee Ingram Bryan, 80, of Arrington Bridge Road died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

LARRY GRANT

WILSON -- Larry Gene Grant, 57, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 11 in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. The Rev. Bob Bame will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. Mr. Grant was...

PENNY SAWYER

Penny Sawyer, 70, died today at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

CORA TIGGS

The funeral for Cora Gaddy Tiggs, 66, who died Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Macedonia Christian Church in Vauxhall, N.J. Among her survivors is a son, Leon Fenner...

JOE R. WALL

KENLY -- The funeral for Joe Ruffin Wall, 81, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Elder Rudy Jones will officiate. Burial will be in Holland Family Cemetery. Mr. Wall died Wednesday at...

MARGARET WILLIAMS

Funeral services for Margaret A. Williams will be held tonight (Thursday) at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory, with visitation afterward. Burial will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at Oak City Cemetery. (Pd)...

Wednesday, September 1, 2004

GLENN HOOKS

FREMONT -- Robert Glenn Hooks, 84, of 203 S. Pender Street, Fremont, died at his home on Monday. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late William Junius Hooks and Vivian Delilah Smith Hooks and...

DELIA P. LAYDEN

LAGRANGE -- Delia Pelletier Layden, 95, of 4899 Brothers Road, died Monday at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. The Rev. Brad Williamson will officiate. Interment will...

GEORGE MARTIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for George Gordon Martin, 84, of 1696 NC Hwy. 55 West, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Mount Olive. The Rev. L.D. Melvin will...

VIOLA M. STROUD

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Viola Muriel Stroud, 75, died Tuesday at her home at 709 Camp Jubilee Road. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home, Pink Hill. The Rev. Ivey White...

JOE R. WALL

KENLY -- Joe R. Wall, 81, of 5301 Hwy. 581 N., died today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

LINDELL WALLACE

Lindell Wallace, 71, of 623 Slaughter St., died today. The family will be at the home of his sister, Lillie Me King, at 417 Gulley St., Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

MARGARET WILLIAMS

Margaret Ayers Williams, 75, of 204 Brookwood Drive, died Monday at her home. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Reverend Mark Woolard will officiate. A...