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Thursday, March 31, 2005

DOROTHY AYCOCK

Dorothy H. Aycock, 58, wife of Bishop Chester Aycock, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at the residence at 114 Joe Sutton Road, Faison. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

PRINCE ALBERT BEST JR.

The funeral for Prince Albert Best Jr. will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Dr. Freddie I. Barnes will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mr. Best was...

DONALD CASTEEN

FAISON -- The funeral for Donald Wright Casteen, 67, will be held Friday night at 7 in the chapel of Family Funeral Service. His brother, the Rev. Reid Casteen of Wallace, will conduct the service. Burial will be on Saturday...

DORIS KORNEGAY

WARSAW -- The funeral for Doris Thigpen Kornegay, 71, of Magnolia, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in the Kornegay family cemetery. Mrs....

JOHNNIE MILLER

TRENTON - Johnnie Allen Miller, 56, brother of Barbara White, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Andrews Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Elder Arthur Loftin will officiate. Burial will be in Haiti Cemetery. Surviving,...

LEONARD SALAMONE

Leonard "Lenny" Salamone, 62, of 3530 Hugo Road, died Tuesday at his home in Grifton. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lewis Baker and the Rev. Rick Mondell...

MARION SHERROD

Marion Lamont Sherrod, 57, of 405 N. Leslie St., died Sunday at South Side Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Burning Bush Holy Church. Elder Arto Pickett will officiate. Burial will...

WILLIAM G. SULLIVAN

MOUNT OLIVE --William G. "Bill" Sullivan, 81, of 827 Bethel Church Road, died Wednesday morning. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Stephens officiating. Interment will be...

ROCHELLE THORNTON

Rochelle Crumpler Sasser Thornton, 89, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Mount Pleasant, S.C. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The Reverend Dr. Fred Clarke will officiate. Burial will be...

KENNETH S. WHITFIELD

PIKEVILLE -- Kenneth S. Whitfield, 66, of the Nahunta Community, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Mr. Whitfield was born Jan. 3, 1939, in Wayne County to the late Ben and Mary Hudson Whitfield. He was a crop insurance adjuster...

RICHARD WOLFE JR.

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Richard "Dickie" Wolfe Jr., 59, of 2097 Pineview Cemetery Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Otto Griffin will officiate. A graveside...

QUINGXIANG XIAN

Qingxiang Xian, 62, of 1700 Rose St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

CYNTHIA BAKER

The funeral for Cynthia J. Baker will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Joseph Moore will deliver the eulogy. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mrs. Baker is survived...

LAURA BEST

Laura Rich Best, 72, of 716 National Drive, died Tuesday at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

PRINCE ALBERT BEST JR.

Prince Albert Best Jr., 67, of 401 Hamilton Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DONALD CASTEEN

Donald Wright Casteen, 67, died Tuesday at his residence at 411 Clinic Circle Drive in Greenevers. Funeral arrangements are pending at Family Funeral Service in Faison....

WILLIE DIXON JR.

Willie Dixon Jr., of 716 Olivia Lane, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

DALLAS GORE

WARSAW -- The funeral for Dallas Allen Gore, 61, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, where he was a member. The Rev. Edgar Rouse will officiate. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens. Mr....

BLANCHE GRADY

ALBERTSON -- Blanche Stroud Grady, 80, of 308 Edward Grady Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home , with the Rev. Mack Sanders...

JOSEPHINE GRADY

KENLY -- A graveside service for Josephine Williams Grady, 90, died Monday. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Kenly Cemetery. Vernon Grimes and Christopher Brenington will conduct the service. Mrs. Grady is...

CHARLES HASTING

Charles Hasting, 47, of 512 S. Chestnut St., Mount Olive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bass Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ROSA JONES

Rosa Jones died, of 215 Booker St., Pikeville, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

ANTHONY D. KING

LAGRANGE -- Anthony Devon "Dee" King, 18, of 134 Beston Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hull Road Free Will Baptist Church. Apostle Rudolph Williams will officiate. Burial will...

DORIS KORNEGAY

WARSAW -- The funeral for Doris Thigpen Kornegay, 71, of Magnolia, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in the Kornegay family cemetery. Mrs....

LEONARD SALAMONE

Leonard "Lenny" Salamone, 62, of 3530 Hugo Road, died Tuesday at his home in Grifton. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lewis Baker and the Rev. Rick Mondell officiating....

MARION SHERROD

Marion Lamont Sherrod, 57, of 405 N. Leslie St., died Sunday at South Side Medical Center in Youngston, Ohio. He was the son of Celestine Sherrod of Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ROCHELLE THORNTON

Rochelle C. Thornton, 89, formerly of Goldsboro and the widow of Carl Sasser and James Thornton, died Tuesday in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home Chapel....

KENNETH S. WHITFIELD

PIKEVILLE -- Kenneth S. Whitfield, 66, of the Nahunta Community, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Mr. Whitfield was born Jan. 3, 1939, in Wayne County to the late Ben and Mary Hudson Whitfield. He was a crop insurance adjuster...

RICHARD WOLFE

Richard "Dickie" Wolfe, 56, died Tuesday. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen "Lib" Wolfe. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LILLIE WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Lillie Price Woodard, 84, formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday at Smithfield Manor. Funeral arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

CYNTHIA BAKER

Cynthia Baker, 47, of 111 Sailisbury Drive in the Saulston community, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

MAURICE EDWARDS

PRINCETON -- Maurice Lane Edwards, 63, of 1388 Old Rock Quarry Road, died Monday at his residence. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. Mr. Edwards was the son of the...

DALLAS GORE

WARSAW -- Dallas Allen Gore, 61, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JOSEPHINE GRADY

KENLY -- Josephine W. Grady, 90, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

J.B. GRANTHAM

James Benjamin "J.B." Grantham, 68, of 170 Community Drive, died unexpectedly on Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Rosewood First Baptist Church with the Rev. Vernon Braswell officiating. Interment will be...

DORIS KORNEGAY

MAGNOLIA -- Doris Thigpen Kornegay, 71, died Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

WILLIAM PIERCE

William Guy Pierce, 57, of 123 Countryview Drive, died Saturday at his home. Mr. Pierce was born in Washington, D.C., and was the son of the late Carl Wendell Pierce and Nina Ellis Pierce. He had worked as an...

Monday, March 28, 2005

ANNIE ALLIGOOD

WASHINGTON, N.C. -- Annie Cutler Alligood, 74, mother of Alan Lane Alligood of Mount Olive, died Saturday at her home. A graveside funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Coy Hoover Alligood Cemetery. Tony Krantz and Charlie Kent...

HENRY E. BRITT

Henry Everette Britt, 80, of 317 Underwood St., Clinton, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Shook and Rev. Ronald Cava officiating. Burial,...

AGNES DUPREE

ANGIER -- Agnes Johnson Dupree, 86, of 135 White Memorial Church Road, died Sunday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Fellowship Community Cemetery. Elder James Denning will officiate. Mrs. Dupree...

JAMES GRANTHAM

James B. Grantham, 68, of 170 Community Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

JAMES GREENFIELD SR.

BORDENTOWN, N.J. -- James McKinley Greenfield Sr., 78, died Thursday at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis. A native of Bordentown, he was the son of the late Walter and Fannie Greenfield. He was a World War II veteran and...

JIMMIE B. HOWELL

Jimmie Benson Howell, 67, of Spring Arbor, Kinston, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was an office manager and radio broadcaster for many years working with WGBR, WELS and WNCT. Her husband, Patrick Howell, and her parents,...

LOUISE M. KING

Louise McIntyre King, 87, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Stoney Hill Holy Church, where Mrs. King was a member of the Mother Board. Elder Howard McNair...

MELVIN LETCHWORTH

STANTONSBURG -- Mr. Roy Melvin Letchworth, age 83, of the Lindell Community, died Sunday, March 27, 2005. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Church Street Chapel of the Farmville Funeral Home by Rev. William...

CLYDIE ROBBINS

Clydie Benton Robbins, 80, of 205 Holly Road, died Sunday at the home of her daughter. The funeral will be conducted Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange with the Rev. Ray Smeltzer and...

MARY SISK

Mary Virginia Sisk, 43, of Dudley and formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Warren Memorial Hospital in Front Royal, Va. She was a native of Manassas, Va., and was the daughter of the late Robert Edward Wright and Elsie Wright...

Sunday, March 27, 2005

KENNETH R. ANDERSON

RALEIGH -- Kenneth Randy Anderson, 36, of 5404 Pamela Drive, died Thursday. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Bennett Barnes Cemetery. The Reverends Gearry Walton and Freddie Parton will officiate. He is survived by his...

HENRY E. BRITT

CLINTON -- Henry E. Britt, of 317 Underwood St., died Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Royal-Hall Funeral Home, Clinton....

QUILLOE COOK

A memorial service for Quilloe Cook, 35, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. He died Thursday at his home. His survivors include his mother, Gwen Cook, and one brother, Carlo...

MARGARET DENTON

Margaret Baker Denton, 57, died Thursday, March 24, 2005. Born in Nash County, she was the daughter of the late Tommie Ruffin and Dorothy Burgess Baker. Margaret was retired from N.E.E.D. Inc. with 32 years of dedicated service. His passion...

JOHN IRA EDWARDS

KINSTON -- John Ira Edwards, 77, of 1710 Holly Ridge Road, died Saturday at his home. John Ira was born in Wayne County to the late Johnny Carson Edwards and Bessie Pugh Edwards. John Ira was a retired carpenter...

MOTHER LOUISE MCINTYRE KING

Louise McIntyre King, 87, of 1217 Porter St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. King served on the Mother Board of New Stoney Hill Holy Church for more than 50 years. Among her survivors are two daughters; Sandra...

HENRY LABRECQUE

Henry Francis Labrecque Jr., 64, of 122 Quail Croft Dr., died Friday evening at his residence. A native of Monmouth County, N.J., he was the son of the late Henry Francis Labrecque Sr and Rosalie Hennessey Labrecque. Mr. Labrecque...

DONNA MANGUM

BENSON -- Donna Mangum, 46, of 995 T-Bar Road, died Thursday. Ms. Mangum was born in Wayne County and was the daughter of the late Ernest and Betty Mangum. A memorial service will be held today at 1 p.m. in...

WILLIAM GUY PIERCE

William Guy Pierce, 57, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

MILDRED REGISTER

ROSE HILL -- Mildred Holmes Brown Register died Saturday at Golden Care Rest Home in Wallace. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Monday at Dobson Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Golden Grove Cemetery in Kenansville....

GEORGE F. ROWE

KENLY -- George F. Rowe, 92, of 5077 Princeton-Kenly Road, died Friday. A funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. in the Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverends Calvin Heath and Dennis Pollock will officiate. Burial will follow...

PHILLIP C. WELLONS

PRINCETON -- Phillip Conrad "Buddy" Wellons, 71, of 1888 Rains Mill Road, died Friday evening at his residence. He was born in Johnston County Aug. 23, 1933, and was the son of the late Wiley Thomas and Virginia Phillips Wellons....

Friday, March 25, 2005

KENNETH ANDERSON

RALEIGH -- Kenneth Randall Anderson, 36, of 5412 Pamela Drive, died Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

DAVID COOR

SMITHFIELD -- David Parker Coor, 46, died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Robeson County and was the son of Shirley Dupree Coor of Smithfield and the late Eustace Ovid Coor. A graveside service was held...

BOBBY DOBSON

MAGNOLIA -- The funeral for Cyrus Lee "Bobby" Dobson, 56, of 1101 S. N.C. 50 Hwy., will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Kenansville. Pastor E.T. Coston will officiate. Burial will be in...

ROSA EDWARDS

KENLY -- Rosa Vernise Edwards, 71, of 12427 NC 42 East, died Thursday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Mike Capps and the Rev. Jimmy Williams will officiate....

KERMIT HOLLAND

KENLY -- Kermit Ray Holland, 63, of 411 Oakmont Drive, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Willie Summerlin and the Rev. Nathan Eason will officiate. Burial...

MARJORIE JOYNER

NEWTON GROVE -- Marjorie McCullen Joyner, 83, of 4866 Mount Olive Highway, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home. Dr. Lilly Chou and the Rev. Neal Wingfield...

JESSE MOSLEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jesse R. Mosley, 52, died Wednesday at Sunbridge of Mount Olive. He was the son of the late James T. and Martha Godwin Mosley. His survivors include one daughter, Rebecca M. Powell, and her husband, Michael, of...

ESTHER PITTMAN

SELMA -- Esther "Pete" Stancil Pittman, 76, died Thursday morning at her home after a brief illness. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Pittman was...

GEORGE ROWE

KENLY -- George F. Rowe, 92, of 5077 Princeton-Kenly Road, died today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

Thursday, March 24, 2005

CATHERINE ANDERSON

LAGRANGE -- A graveside service for Catherine Ellis Anderson, 29, of 937 Sampson Road, Lenoir, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Anderson will conduct the service. Mrs. Anderson died Tuesday. She was employed...

AQUILLA BRIGHT

The funeral for Aquilla Bright will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at New Life Family Worship Center in Kinston. The Rev. Rudy Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston. She is survived by one...

QUILLSE COOK

Quillse Cook, 35, of 325 Miller Ave., died today at his residence. Among his survivors is his mother, Gwen Cook of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

LEE CREECH

LAGRANGE -- Virginia Lee Creech, 48, of 4044 Ben Dail Road, died Tuesday following an extended battle with complications from pressure sores and pneumonia. Miss Creech was a quadriplegic after receiving a spinal cord injury in an automobile accident in...

ROSA EDWARDS

KENLY -- Rosa Edwards, of 12427 N.C. 42 East, died today. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

RAY HOLLAND

KENLY -- Ray Holland, 63, of 411 Oakmont Drive, died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

MARJORIE JOYNER

NEWTON GROVE -- Marjorie Joyner, 83, of 4866 Mount Olive Highway, died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at West & Dunn Funeral Home....

DONNA MANGUM

Donna Mangum, 46, of Benson, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Among her survivors is a daughter, Ashley Mangum of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

JERRY McCRAY

WILSON -- Jerry James McCray, 51, died Sunday at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. James Holy Church in Stantonsburg. The Rev. Eddie B. Coley will officiate. Burial will be in Hamilton Burial...

MANLEY OUTLAW

Irvin Manley Outlaw, 77, of 363 Riverbend Road, died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Outlaw was born in Duplin County and was the son of the late Matthew Lafayette Outlaw and Pennie Rouse Outlaw. He...

DR. FRANK W. PISANI

LAGRANGE -- The Reverend Dr. Frank Warren Pisani, 83, of 302 West Washington St., died Tuesday at SunBridge Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Pisani was born in San Francisco to the late Jack and Zillah Pisani. He graduated from the University...

MAMIE SHARP

Mamie Williams Wooten Sharp, 73, of 4938 Highway 58 North., Hookerton, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Westview Cemetery in Kinston. The Rev. Ray Morris will officiate....

DARLA J. WEAVER

PIKEVILLE -- Darla Jane Tittle Weaver, 40, of 124 Duck Ridge Drive, died on Tuesday, surrounded by her family, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Watseka, Ill., to the late Earl C. and Lois Miller Tittle and...

VERNON R. WHETSELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Vernon Ray Whetsell, 83, of Mount Olive, fell asleep in the Lord at the home of his son on Wednesday, March 23, 2005. A service to celebrate Vernon's life will be held Friday, March 25, 2005, at...

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

FIRST LADY NETTIE HILL DAWSON

God, in His infinite Wisdom, saw fit to call our beloved Nettie Hill Dawson home from labor to reward on Sunday, March 20, 2005. Nettie was a peaceful and caring individual who exemplified the "Fruit of the Spirit." She...

BOBBY L. DOBSON

Bobby Lee Dobson died today at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the residence at 1101 S. N.C. 50, Magnolia....

ALEXANDER B. HENDRICK, JR.

Alexander Baskem Hendrick Jr., 81, of 1100 N. Jefferson St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with Horace Modlin officiating. Mr. Hendrick was born in...

DORIS HORN

CLARKSVILLE, Ind. -- Doris L. Horn, 81, mother of Debi Turnage of Goldsboro, died Monday at the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. Mrs. Horn was a native of Greenville, S.C. She was the widow of Charles E. Horn and was...

JEAN Y. MAINHART

WALSTONBURG -- Jean Young Mainhart, 78, died Monday following a period of declining health. The funeral will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service in Snow Hill. The Rev. Claire Clyburn will officiate. Interment...

BOBBY McNEILL

The funeral for Pastor Bobby Earl McNeill will be held Friday at noon at the Church of God in Christ State Temple in Wendell. Bishop L.J. Wollard will officiate. Burial will be in Pinelawn Cemetery in Kinston. Mr. McNeill is...

WILLIAM MOORE

WILSON -- A graveside service for William B. "Hoppy" Moore, 66, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery. Mr. Moore died Sunday at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. A native of Nash County, he was of the...

JESSE MOSLEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jesse Mosley, 52, of Emmaus Church Road, died today at Sunbridge Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Tyndall Funeral Home, Inc....

MANLEY OUTLAW

Irvin Manley Outlaw, 77, of 363 Riverbend Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rose Hicks officiating. Entombment will follow in the Wayne...

FRANK W. PISANI

LAGRANGE -- The Reverend Dr. Frank Warren Pisani, 83, of 302 West Washington Street, died Tuesday at Sun Bridge Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

FLOSSIE MAE ROGERS

Flossie Mae Rogers, 68, of 6491 NC 39 Hwy. died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was born in Johnston County to the late Carson and Callie Fish Adams and was married to Aaron Rogers. A memorial service will be...

DARLA WEAVER

PIKEVILLE -- Darla Jane Tittle Weaver, 40, OF 124 Duck Ridge Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

GENE WESTBROOK

John Eugene "Gene," "Skebo" Westbrook, 71, of Trollingwood Circle, died at his home on Monday. He is survived by his wife, Helen Frances Westbrook of the home, and several sons, daughters and grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Bill Garner...

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

ELIJAH ALTMAN SR.

Elijah Altman Sr., 71, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Burial will be in Old Atkinson Cemetery in Bentonville. Mr. Altman...

RUTH M. BYNUM

Ruth Minton Bynum, of Goldsboro, died on Sunday, March 20, 2005, following a short illness. Ruth was the daughter of the late William Wesley Minton and Ruth Bizzell Minton and the wife of the late Edward Turner Bynum. She graduated...

FIRST LADY NETTIE HILL DAWSON

God, in His infinite Wisdom, saw fit to call our beloved Nettie Hill Dawson home from labor to reward on Sunday, March 20, 2005. Nettie was a peaceful and caring individual who exemplified the "Fruit of the Spirit." She...

ALEXANDER HENDRICK

Alexander "A.B." Hendrick, 81, died Monday night. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WOODROW I. McDONALD

Woodrow Irvin McDonald, 87, of 1409 E. Maple St., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Willie J. and Marcellus Darden McDonald. In addition to his parents he...

MIKE SPENCE

Gerald Michael "Mike" Spence, 43, of 2201 Royall Ave., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Jimmy Whitfield and Rev. Bill Rose officiating....

CARL WADE

KINSTON -- Carl Leroy Wade, 85, stepfather of Nan Foy of Mount Olive, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howard-Carter Funeral Home. The Rev. Jimmy Horne will officiate. Burial will be...

GENE WESTBROOK

John Eugene "Gene," "Skebo" Westbrook, 71, of Trollingwood Circle, died at his home on Monday. He is survived by his wife, Helen Frances Westbrook of the home, and several sons, daughters and grandchildren. Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Bill Garner...

Monday, March 21, 2005

RUTH M. BYNUM

Ruth Minton Bynum, of Goldsboro, died on Sunday, March 20, 2005, following a short illness. Ruth was the daughter of the late William Wesley Minton and Ruth Bizzell Minton and the wife of the late Edward Turner Bynum. She graduated...

IRENE L. BAKER

FREMONT -- Irene Lucille Daley Baker, 74, of 918 Memorial Church Road, died Friday at her home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Pastor Don Sauls will officiate. Mrs. Baker...

LENNIE BALANCE

LUCAMA -- Lennie Ferrell Balance, 95, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Monday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Dr. DeWayne Eakes will officiate. Burial will be on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Upper Black...

JAMES BASS

KENLY -- James Henry Bass, 66, died Saturday at his home. The funeral will be held Tuesday night at 7 in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Tedder will officiate. A graveside service will be held Wednesday...

AQUILA BRIGHT

Aquila Bright, 92, of 495 Lodgehome Road, Snow Hill, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Mortuary....

NETTIE DAWSON

Nettie Hill Dawson, wife of Elder Ricky Dawson, pastor of Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROSSIE B. HOWELL

An Angel came down from Heaven and took Rossie Barnes Howell, age 81, of 420 Watery Branch Church Road, Stantonsburg, to be with her heavenly father on March 20th at Wayne Memorial Hospital, after a courageous battle with kidney...

WOODROW McDONALD

Woodrow Irvin McDonald, 87, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the father of Mount Olive Town Manager, Ray McDonald, Sr. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Jefferson United Methodist Church in Goldsboro,...

JEANETTE N. MOORE

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jeanette Nethercutt Moore, 63, of 6622 Daly's Chapel Road, died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Jeanette was born in Lenoir County to the late Jesse and Swannie Grady Nethercutt and was preceded in death...

BOBBY McNEILL

Bobby E. McNeill, a superintendent and former pastor, of 1906 Hardee Road, Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Dawson McNeill of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home...

OLA MAE PATE

Ola Mae West Pate, 86, died Saturday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Mrs. Pate was born in Vance County and was the daughter of the late Ben and Elma Hodge West. She was married to the late Elijah Pate. Mrs....

FLOSSIE ROGERS

Flossie Mae Rogers, 68, of 6491 Hwy. 39, Selma, died today at her home. Among her survivors is her husband, Aaron Rogers. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MIKE SPENCE

Gerald Michael "Mike" Spence, 43, of 2201 Royall Ave., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Jimmy Whitfield and Rev. Bill Rose officiating. Burial...

GENE WESTBROOK

John Eugene "Gene," "Skebo" Westbrook, 71, went to be with his Lord on Monday, March 21, at his home, after a valiant fight with cancer for three years. He will be sorely missed in his church, family and many...

MARGARET WESTBROOK

Margaret Sanderson Westbrook, 75, of 640 Westbrook Dairy Road in the Grantham community, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Selah Christian Church in Grantham, where she was a lifelong member....

Sunday, March 20, 2005

ELIJAH ALTMAN

Elijah Altman, 70, a resident of Woodard's Retirement, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Altman of the home. The family will receive friends at the home, 319 Nelson Drive. Arrangements handled by McIntyre...

IRENE D. BAKER

FREMONT -- Irene Lucille Daley Baker, 74, of 918 Memorial Church Road, died Friday at her home. She was the wife of Richard W. Baker. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Family members request...

CARRIE BECTON

Carrie Lee Thompson Becton, 83, formerly of Pikeville, died Wednesday at the Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C. She was preceded in death by her husband Nathaniel Becton; two sons, Charles Becton of Fort Washington, Md., and Juarez Newsome of Carpeteria,...

P. DURHAM GRADY SR.

WHITE FLASH -- Paul Durham Grady Sr., 78, of 796 White Flash Road, Mount Olive, at the White Flash, died Saturday morning at his home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday from the chapel of Tyndall Funeral...

BILLIE PROVOST

Billie June Brown Provost, 75, died at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. A funeral service will be held this evening at 7 from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Reverends Virgil B. Huffman and...

ANNIE GRAHAM SMITH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Annie Graham Smith, 101, died Friday at Sunbridge Nursing Center. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday from the St. James Disciple Church of Christ. Elder Donald Graham will officiate. Burial will follow in the...

PAUL THOMAS

Paul Gregory Thomas died on Saturday, March 5, at Eastwood Convalescent Hospital in Anaheim, Calif., after a long illness. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years then settled in California. He was preceded in death by his...

MARGARET SANDERSON WESTBROOK

Margaret Sanderson Westbrook, 75, of 640 Westbrook Dairy Road, died Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by West and Dunn Funeral Home, Newton Grove....

Friday, March 18, 2005

DAVID BUFF SR.

NEWTON GROVE -- The funeral for David Arlene Buff Sr., 71, of 640 Main St., was held Thursday at 7 p.m. at West & Dunn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was to be today in Pikeville Cemetery. Mr. Buff died Wednesday....

AVIS MOORE

KENANSVILLE -- Avis Priscilla Moore, 60, of 120 Moore St., died Monday at Guardian Care of Kenansville. She was born in Duplin County to the late Henry and Beatrice Middleton Moore. She attended public schools in Wayne and Duplin counties,...

RUTH PARRISH

FAISON -- Ruth Isabelle Parrish, 80, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faison Baptist Church. The Rev. Paul Rose will officiate. Burial will be in Faison Cemetery. She is survived by two daughters, Mary...

MAYBELLE H. PRICE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Maybelle Hardy Price, 93, died Thursday afternoon at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Sherman Dilley will officiate....

BILLIE PROVOST

Billie Provost, 75, died today at the Brian Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home....

ANNIE MAE SMITH

Annie Mae Smith, 99, died today at Sunbridge Nursing Center. Among her survivors is a brother, James Graham of Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

LUCILLE SUTTON

The funeral for Lucille Sutton, 71, will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Jerusalem Church Cemetery in Seven Springs. Mrs. Sutton died Tuesday in Boston, Mass. She is survived by one daughter,...

ANNIE B. VAUGHN

SNOW HILL -- Annie "Ann" Bryant Vaughn died Thursday at Britthaven of Smithfield following several years of declining health. Mrs. Vaughn retired as a teacher with the Wayne County Public Schools and was a member of Fort Run Pentecostal Free...

Thursday, March 17, 2005

EDWARD C. BARRETT

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Edward Carlton Barrett, Col. (Ret.) USAF, died early Tuesday morning in his home in Greenville. He was born September 13, 1920, in Como, North Carolina, son of the late Walter Whithead Barrett and Elizabeth Griffin Barrett....

ELIJAH CHAVEZ

A graveside service for Elijah Chavez, infant son of Felipe and Monica Chavez, will be held today at 4 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the family....

ERNEST DEAVER

ALBERTSON -- Ernest Deaver, 89, of 724 Piney Grove Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home. The Reverends Don Gray and...

BELINDA HESS

Belinda Sue Kissinger Hess died on Wednesday, March 9, at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. The funeral will be held Friday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be...

ARLETHA McGOWAN

TURKEY -- Arletha M. McGowan, 56, of 177 Wilmington Road, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. The funeral will be held Saturday at noon at James Kenan High School. The Rev. Billy Wright will officiate. Burial will...

AVIS MOORE

KENANSVILLE -- Avis Priscilla Moore, 60, of 120 Moore St., died Monday at Guardian Care of Kenansville. She was born in Duplin County to the late Henry and Beatrice Middleton Moore. She attended public schools in Wayne and Duplin counties,...

BILLIE JEAN MARR

Billie Jean Kluttz Morelock Marr, 74, of 1301 Crisp Street died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Providence United Methodist Church. Dr. Jerry Jackson will officiate. A graveside service will be...

BILLY RAY NEWSOME

Billy Ray Newsome, 72, of 124 Chris Taylor Lane, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Powell officiating. A graveside service...

PEGGY POTTER

LOWLAND -- Virginia "Peggy" Dare Cayton Potter, mother of Thomas M. "Tommy" Potter of Pikeville, died Tuesday at Craven Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Lowland Church of Christ, where she was a...

ESTHER F. STEVENS

Esther Futrell Stevens, 96, a long-time resident of Kirkwood Retirement Community, died Wednesday evening at the Brian Center. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Spring Hill Free Will Baptist Church, where she was a member....

RICKY LEE TURNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Ricky Lee Turner, 41, will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. Pastor Douglas Bartlett will officiate. Burial will be in the Hall Family Cemetery. Mr. Turner died...

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

JOYCE M. ANDERSON

Joyce Martin Anderson, 71, of 902 S. Madison Ave., died Tuesday night at her home. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Friday at 11 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. The Rev. Steve Holder will conduct...

BLANCHE COOK

PRINCETON -- The funeral for Blanche Wiggs Cook, 91, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. The Rev. Lee Eames will officiate. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery. Mrs. Cook was a former...

ELIZABETH S. COTTON

GARNER -- Elizabeth Summerlin Cotton, age 90, formerly of Grantham School Road, Mt. Olive and Lawndale Assisted Living Home in Garner, died Monday at Laurels of Forest Glen. Born in Mount Olive, she was the daughter of the late Albert...

SALLIE O. DAIL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Sallie Outlaw Dail, 83, of 154 Carter-Thigpen Road, in the Scott's Store community, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Friday at 2 p.m. at the Dail...

BILLY RAY NEWSOME

Billy Ray Newsome, 72, of 124 Chris Taylor Lane, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by is wife, Margaret Barnett Newsome. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

HARDY SANDERS JR.

Hardy Sanders Jr., 76, of 808-B Olivia Lane, died Sunday at his home. A graveside service will be held Friday 1 1 p.m. at Jerusalem Cemetery in Seven Springs. The Rev. Artis Powell will officiate. Mr. Sanders was preceded in...

LESLIE D. TUCKER JR.

BURLINGTON -- Leslie Dewey "Tuck" Tucker, Jr., 76, brother of Robert Murchison Tucker of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Glenaire Retirement Center in Cary. Mr. Tucker was a native of Alamance County and was son of the late Leslie D. and...

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

ELNA BIZZELL

The funeral for Elna Bizzell will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Pastor James Collins will deliver the eulogy. Elderess Justine Body will officiate. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park North. A...

EDWARD BARRETT

Retired Air Force Col. Edward Carlton Barrett, 84, died today at his home. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Felipe and Monica Chavez...

BLANCHE COOK

PRINCETON -- Blanche Wiggs Cook, formerly of Princeton, died Monday night at Belaire Health Care Center in Gastonia. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

ELIZABETH S. COTTON

Elizabeth Summerlin Cotton, age 90, formerly of Grantham School Road, Mount Olive, and Lawndale Assisted Living Home in Garner, died Monday at Laurels of Forest Glen. Born in Mount Olive, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Nettie...

WINNIE RUTH DAVIS

FREMONT -- Winnie Ruth Davis Davis, 86, died Monday night at her home, March 14, 2005. Mrs. Davis was a graduate of East Carolina University and an elementary school teacher for 38 years in Currituck and Wilson counties. She...

STACY EVANS

GREENVILLE -- Stacy J. Evans, 84, died Monday. The funeral will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at The Memorial Baptist Church. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park. A Duplin County native, Mr. Evans attended Campbell...

MABEL E. FARMER

Mabel Clara Edgerton Farmer, 88, of 102 Plantation Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, she was born to the late Frank Anderson Edgerton and Mary Alice Frazier. She was preceded in death by...

OSCAR HOUSTON

WARSAW -- The funeral for Oscar Alois Houston, 77, will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Community Funeral Home in Warsaw. The Rev. Larry Miller will officiate. Burial will be on Wednesday morning at 10 at the...

HARRY HUFF

JENSEN BEACH, Fla. -- Harry L. Huff, 66, brother of Larry Huff of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie in Stuart, Fla. A U.S. Army veteran, he was native of Olcott, W.Va., and was the son...

ARLETHA McGOWAN

Arletha M. McGowan, 56, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Among her survivors is her husband, Woodell McGowan of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends...

ALLINE McNEILL

WARSAW -- Alline Wilson McNeill, 86, died Sunday at Parish Family Care Home. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Warsaw Baptist Church. Dr. Louis Hill and the Rev. Dan Jolly will officiate. Burial will be in...

AVIS MOORE

Avis Priscilla Moore, 60, of 120 Moore St., Kenansville, died Monday at Guardian Care of Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

LUCILLE SUTTON

Lucille Davis Sutton, 71, died today in Boston, Mass. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

Monday, March 14, 2005

ELNA BIZZELL

Elna Gibbs Bizzell, 76, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 11:30 at Goldsboro Chapel. Pastor Justine Body will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park North. Mrs. Bizzell was born on...

KEIMIT L. CAPPS

HERTFORD -- Keimit Lee Capps, 68, 675 Chapanoke Road, died Sunday at his residence. He was born in Goldsboro to the late Joseph and Gladys Capps and was the husband of M. Delores Davis Capps. Mr. Capps was a school...

MARY T. DUNN

Mary Murphy Turner Dunn, 96, of 280 Vann Smith Road, Seven Springs, died Saturday at Britthaven Nursing Home. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home in Pink Hill. The Reverends Andy...

MABEL FARMER

Mabel E. Farmer, widow of Garland Farmer, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

BILL FLORA

William Linwood "Bill" Flora, 64, of 605 Park Ave., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating. Interment will be Wednesday...

R.D. HART

Raymond Daniel "R.D." Hart, 80, of 135 Blueberry Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Pete Williams and Bill Bradley officiating. Burial...

OSCAR HOUSTON

KENANSVILLE -- Oscar Alois Houston, 77, died Sunday at the Fayetteville Veterans Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw....

BOYDEN P. ROBERTS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Boyden P. Roberts, 81, of 719 Beautancus Road, died Saturday afternoon at his residence. He was the son of the late Bryant and Lila Swinson Roberts and was a well-known farmer. Funeral services will be held...

RICKY TURNER

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Ricky Lee Turner, 41, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

Sunday, March 13, 2005

HERMAN BENSON

KENANSVILLE -- Herman Benson, 84, died Thursday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. He was born Oct. 16, 1920, to the late Joseph Jethro Benson and wife, Minnie Smith Benson, of Duplin County. Mr Benson was also preceded in...

ELNA GIBBS BIZZELL

Elna Gibbs Bizzell, 76, of 1102 E. Elm St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her daughters, Hope Worthy Braswell of New York. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

NOLAN COBB

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nolan Cobb, 73, of 112 Elmore St., died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Garris Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Donald R. Kornegay will officiate. Burial will follow...

LOUVENIA GRAHAM

LA GRANGE -- Louvenia Graham, 85, of 102 Best St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was a member of St. Luke FWB Church, where she served as president of the Usher Board, Mother Board, Sunday...

BETTY O. STEPHENSON

Betty Osburn Stephenson, 78, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Joplin, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Ernest A. and Ruth Carnahan Osburn, and was married to the late Raymond D. Stephenson. Mrs. Stephenson was...

LESTER G. WADE

KINSTON -- Lester G. Wade, 69, of 500 Pear St., died Friday, March 11, 2005 at his home. Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett Murphy Wade and Annie Smith Radford. Lester served four years with the US...

MADELL WESTBROOK

ALBERTSON -- Madell Brooks Westbrook, 92, died Thursday at Windham Hall in Kenansville. Born Sept. 1, 1912, to the late John Alvine Brooks and wife, Minnie Mathis Brooks of Duplin County, Mrs. Westbrook was the wife of the late Willard...

Friday, March 11, 2005

LOIS K. MURPHY

Lois King Murphy, 83, of River Landing, Wallace, died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill following a severe stroke and several years of declining health. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m....

BOBBIE H. PATTERSON

Bobbie Hester Patterson, 66, of 102 Butler Road, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev....

GARY BAKER

LAGRANGE -- Gary Raymond Baker, 62, of 204 North Carey St., died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Mr. Baker received a voice scholarship to Snead College where he earned an associate's degree and later he received degrees in history and...

MARCUS BEST

Marcus O. Best of Warsaw died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

EZRA "GROUCHO" BREWER

Ezra Wallace "Groucho" Brewer, 93, was called by God to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, March 9, 2004, to join his wife of sixty-four years, Martha Magdalene Futrell Brewer, who preceded him in death on February 25, 2001. Ezra,...

LOUVENIA GRAHAM

Louvenia Graham, 85, of 102 Best St., LaGrange, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among her survivors is her daughter, Margaret Miles of LaGrange. Funeral arrangements are pending at Mithcell's Funeral Home in Greenville....

DOROTHY OUTLAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Herring Outlaw, 83, died Wednesday at her home in the Beautancus community. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Stanford Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Debbie Marshall officiating....

LAURA SMITH

PINK HILL -- Laura Nell Smith, 90, of 1832 North N.C. Hwy. 111, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. A private graveside service will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The officiating ministers will be Dr. William Bland and...

BETTY STEPHENSON

Betty Osburn Stephenson, 78, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Leonard Downes will officiate. A native of Joplin, Mo., Mrs. Stephenson was the daughter...

JAMES M. SUGGS

The funeral for Elder James Madison Suggs, of 928-B Hugh St., will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church, 212 E. Oak St. The Rev. Darryl Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Old...

LESTER WADE

KINSTON -- Lester Wade, of 500 Pear St., died today at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

Thursday, March 10, 2005

JAMES BARNES

James Barnes, 74, of Teachey, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Rose Hill Funeral Home Cemetery in Magnolia. He...

EZRA BREWER

Ezra Wallace "Groucho" Brewer, 93, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence at 1233 Old Grantham Road....

DORIS JEAN BURNETTE-EDWARDS

The funeral for Doris Jean Martin Brunett-Edwards will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church in the Parkstown community. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She is survived by four brothers, Carl Martin and...

NOLAN COX

Nolan Cox, 73, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

AGNES L. HEAD

FARO -- Agnes Lancaster Head, 82, widow of Lloyd Head, died Wednesday at home. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Faro Chapel Church. Interment will be in Eureka Cemetery. She is survived by two daughters,...

BETTY JANE CARTER HOLLOMAN

WARSAW -- The funeral for Betty Jane Carter Holloman, 63, will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. The Rev. Regina Bradshaw and the Rev. Leroy Batts will officiate. Burial will be on Friday...

LAVERN HOLT

PRINCETON -- Frances "Lavern" Evans Holt, of 3117 Massey-Holt Road, died Thursday at her home. Mrs. Holt was born in Wayne County and was the daughter of the late Oscar and Daisy Beard Evans. She was retired from O'Berry Center...

HENRY HUBERT

NEWTON GROVE -- The funeral for Henry John Hubert, 83, ill be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A rosary prayer service will be held today at...

BRUCE MASON

WARSAW -- Bruce Jarrell Mason, 38, of 115 Gaston St., died Monday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Church Cemetery. The Rev. Isaac Johnson will officiate. Mr....

DOROTHY OUTLAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Herring Outlaw died Wednesday at her home in the Beautancus community. Funeral arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ETTA SANDERS

James Etta Stevens Sanders, 65, of 110 Holts Pond Road, Princeton, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, on W. Ash Street....

EDNA THOMAS

Edna G. Melvin Thomas, of Capitol Heights, Md., died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faith Temple #2, 211 Maryland Park Drive, in Capitol Heights. Mrs. Thomas is survived by her husband, Richard Thomas Sr.;...

Wednesday, March 9, 2005

DOUGLAS BATSON

BEVIL OAKS, Texas -- Douglas Grey Batson, 57, died Saturday. Born in Goldsboro, N.C., and raised in Center, Texas, he was the son of the late L.D. and Elizabeth Batson. He moved to the Beaumont area in 1967 and...

GEORGE BROWN III

George William Brown III, 58, of 451 Hinnant Road, Pikeville, died Sunday. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Westview Cemetery in Kinston. Pastor David Tripp will officiate. Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Sharon...

DORIS JEAN BURNETTE-EDWARDS

Doris Jean Martin Burnette-Edwards, 61, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Mortuary....

GEORGE F. FIELDS

LAGRANGE -- George Frederick Fields died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange, was a bookkeeper for L. Harvey's & Son and was the widower of Ada Fraley Fields. He is...

AGNES HEAD

Agnes Lancaster Head, 82, widow of Lloyd Head, died today at her home in Faro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Wilson Memorial Service, Wilson....

BELINDA HESS

Belinda Hess, 54, died today at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was the daughter of Maebell and George Fissell. Funeral arrangements are in-complete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BETTY JANE CARTER HOLLOMAN

Betty Jane Carter Holloman, 63, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 9, 1941, to Dora Mae Carter of Warsaw and the late William Henry Carter of Duplin County. She was preceded in death by one...

HENRY HUBERT

MOUNT OLIVE -- Henry John Hubert, 83, of 566 Britt Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton Grove. Father Ned Shlesinger and Father Jim Garneau will...

FRANK JOHNSON SR.

KINSTON -- Frank Fitzhugh Johnson Sr., 88, of 501 W. Blount St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Westview Cemetery with the Rev. John Taylor officiating. Mr. Johnson...

MARK H. KENNEDY SR.

LAGRANGE -- Mark Hodges "Shorty" Kennedy Sr., 89, of 6220 Washington St., died Tuesday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. The Rev. Ben Sims will officiate....

BRUCE J. MASON

WARSAW -- Bruce Jerrell Mason, 38, of 115 Gaston St., died Monday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw. The family will receive friends at the home of John Henry and...

STEVEN METCALF

Steven Lamar Metcalf, 56, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. No matter how difficult the fight was for Steven, he would not give up and he always kept a positive outlook and never...

ALTON SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Alton Marcus Sutton, 93, of 3857 Pine Bush Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Mr. Sutton was born in Lenoir County to the late Julian Marcus and Mary Ann Sutton. He was a lifelong farmer and a...

IZOLA SUTTON

Izola Pulley Sutton, 83, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Deeper Life Church Mi-nistries. Apos-tle Norbert E. Simmons will officiate. Mrs. Sutton was born in Spring Hope and was...

Tuesday, March 8, 2005

NELSON ALLEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nelson Lee Allen, 77, of 276-A Edwards Store Road, died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove. The Reverends Frank Beasley, Joe...

BESSIE B. BAKER

LAGRANGE -- Bessie Blakely Baker, 87, of Britthaven Nursing Home, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ms. Baker was born in Wayne County to the late Joe and Mattie Nance Blakely. She was preceded in death by a son,...

EVELYN CREECH

PRINCETON -- Evelyn Braswell Creech, 67, a retired case manager with the Department of Social Services in Wayne and Johnston counties, died Sunday afternoon in Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Born May 2, 1937, in Johnston County to the...

AMOS DANIELS

DUDLEY -- Amos Daniels, 75, of 239 Durham Lake Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Bass Funeral Home in Mount Olive. Elders Luther M. Talley and...

HENRY HUBERT

MOUNT OLIVE -- Henry John Hubert, 83, of 566 Britt Road, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at West & Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove....

MARK KENNEDY SR.

LAGRANGE -- Mark Hodges Kennedy Sr., 89, of 6220 Washington St., died today at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

COSTELLO KING JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Costello King Jr., 31, of Elizabeth City, who died March 1, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Jones Cemetery. He is...

STEVEN METCALF

Steven L. Metcalf, 56, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JACK QUINN

Henry Fonzo "Jack" Quinn, 87, of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Mr. Quinn was born in LaGrange to the late Harvey L. and Lela Wade Quinn. Mr. Quinn was husband to the late Otena Quinn and served...

MARY SMITH

WARSAW -- Mary Elizabeth Smith, 97, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen's A.M.E. Zion Church in Warsaw. The Rev. Billy Wright will officiate. Burial will be in...

ALTON SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Alton Sutton, of 3857 Pine Bush Road, died today at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

REV. WILLIAM WATKINS

Rev. William M. "W.M." Watkins, age 79, was promoted to Heaven to meet his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday morning, March 6th, at his home. He was born May 20, 1925, to the late Willie and Jenny...

BETTIE WHITFIELD

Bettie Jane Carraway Whitfield, 71, of 121 Boykin Road, died Saturday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church on Mitchell Road, near Dudley. The Rev....

Monday, March 7, 2005

NELSON ALLEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nelson Lee Allen, 77, of Edwards Store Road, died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at West & Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove....

ABBIE ARMWOOD

WHITAKER -- The funeral for Abbie N. Armwood, of 10412 Village Heights, formerly of Calypso, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Zion Cross Baptist Church. The Rev. Samuel Sutton will officiate. Mr. Armwood is survived by his wife,...

GEORGE DAVIS

NORFOLK, Va. -- George William "Scoopie" Davis, 56, died Sunday, Feb. 27, at his home in Norfolk. He was born in Goldsboro and was the son of the late George K. Edwards Sr. and Violet Davis. After graduating from Wayne...

JESSE DARDEN

A graveside service for Jesse Darden will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Apostle D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Mr. Darden is survived by his wife, Mable Darden of the home, and a host of nieces,...

EARNEST EATON

Earnest Eaton, 60, died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Corinth, Miss. Tommy Morrison will officiate. Interment will be at Corinth National...

DORIS E. GRAHAM

Doris Ezzell Graham, 84, a native and lifelong resident of Goldsboro passed on to the Lord on Monday, March 7, 2005, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was the widow of William Everette "Bill" Graham of Goldsboro...

COSTELLO KING JR.

The funeral for Costello King Jr., 31, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at North East Baptist Church, Mount Olive. Burial will be in the Jones Family Cemetery. The viewing will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday...

PATRICIA MATYJASIK

Patricia Gorden Matyjasik, 76, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Matyjasik was born in New York to the late Patrick and Lucille Hyatt Gorden...

JACK QUINN

Henry Fonzo "Jack" Quinn, 87, of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Mr. Quinn was born in LaGrange to the late Harvey L. and Lela Wade Quinn. Mr. Quinn was husband to the late Otena Quinn and served with...

VIOLA TITUS

Viola A. Titus, 95, died Saturday at Kitty Askins after a short illness. A native of New York State, Miss Titus spent her life working with the visually impaired. She graduated from Keuka College, New York, in 1942. Blind...

REV. WILLIAM WATKINS

MICRO -- The Rev. William M. Watkins, 79, died Sunday at his home. Among his survivors is his wife, Ella Lambert Watkins. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma....

BETTIE WHITFIELD

Bettie Jane Whitfield, 71, of 121 Boykin Road, Dudley, died Saturday night at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

BOBBY WILSON

The funeral for R.M. "Bobby" Wilson, 79, was held by the graveside today at 11 a.m. at the Wilson Family Cemetery. The officiating ministers were Bill Garner and Wayne Allman. Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Friends Meeting,...

Sunday, March 6, 2005

HAZEL ANDERSON

WARSAW -- Hazel Kennedy Anderson, 78, died Friday evening at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Anderson is survived by her husband, Lester Anderson of the home; two daughters, Linda Jean Houston and husband, Chesley, Vickie Lynn...

AMANDA ARRINGTON

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Amanda Arrington, formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday. Among her survivors is her brother Charles Hodges of Bronx, N.Y. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre Funeral Home ministries....

LYNN E. BARBER JR.

Lynn Eugene Barber Jr, 81, of 4931 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A homegoing service will be held today (Sunday) at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

VIRGINIA LEE BARDEN

Virginia Lee Barden, 65, of 417 S. Herman St., died Tuesday at her home. She was born in Wayne County Feb. 24, 1940, to the late James Wooten and the late Mary Lena Cox. She was the widow of the...

LETTIE JEAN COLLINS

DANVILLE, Va. -- Lettie Jean Collins went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 4, 2005. Our Angel, Lettie Jean, was chosen by God to be one his His Own. A loving, dedicated, and supportive spouse for 52...

AMOS DANIELS

DUDLEY -- Amos Daniels, 75, of 239 Durham Lake Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Bass Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

JESSE DARDEN

Jesse Darden, of 1405 Poplar St. Apt. 13, died Friday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Mable Darden, of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handle by McIntyre funeral Home Ministries....

VIRGINIA DEEN

Virginia "Ginny" Galway Deen, 80, died on Feb. 10 at Manor Care Nursing Home, Atlanta, after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1998. A memorial service was held at Turner and Sons Funeral Home in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb....

GERALDINE HOLDER-HILL

A funeral service for Gerldine Holder-Hill of 712 E. Walnut St. will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St Mark Church of Christ. Bishop Alton Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Emwood Cemetery. She is survived by three...

COSTELLO KING JR.

Costello King Jr., 31, died last week. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home....

MARY LOUISE KORNEGAY

Mrs. Mary Louise Kornegay, 80, a resident of the Brian Center, died Saturday. Mrs. Kornegay was born in Elkhart, Indiana, and delivered newspapers for the Goldsboro News-Argus for 29 years. No formal service will be held. Mrs. Kornegay is survived...

MARY E. SMITH

WARSAW -- Mary Elizabeth Smith, 97, of 112 Gaston St., died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the residence. Garris Funeral Home is serving the family....

ELLA JANE TAYLOR

FAISON -- Ella Jane Taylor, 92, of 184 David Bright Road, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. She was born in Duplin County to the late Calvin and Annie Hodges Stevens. She attended the Duplin County Public School System. She...

KATHLEEN THORNTON

A funeral service for Kathleen E. Thornton will be held today at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Berry House officiating. Inurnment will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The family will...

VIOLA A. TITUS

Viola A. Titus, 95, of 903 N. Carolina St., died Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

RALPH WEAVER SR.

Ralph Nelson Weaver, Sr., 73, of 494 Stevens Church Road, died suddenly Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Weaver was born in Wayne County and was the son of the late Gertha and Clara Denning Weaver. He was...

BOBBY WILSON

R.M. (Bobby) Wilson, 79, of Highway 70 East, Goldsboro, died Friday, March 4, 2005. A Wayne County native of the Elroy community, he was the son of Troy and Esther Wilson of the Elroy community. He is survived by...

ODESSA WOOTEN

A funeral service for Odessa Wooten will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Goldsboro Chapel FWB Church. Elder James Collins will officiate. Burial will follow in the St. Matthews Cemetery, LaGrange. Mrs. Wooten is survived by her husband, George Wooten;...

Friday, March 4, 2005

LYNN BARBER JR.

Lynn Eugene Barber Jr., 81, of 4931 Wayne Memorial Drive died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret Barber and was a member of United in Christ Church. The family will receive friends at the...

REV. N. D. BEAMAN

SNOW HILL -- The Rev. Noah Daniel "Dan" Beaman, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. A native of Greene County, he was born October 27, 1909, the son of the late Henry Harlow and Margaret Elizabeth Beaman. Following...

EUGENE CLARKE

WARSAW -- Eugene Oakley Clarke, 74, died Thursday at Glencare Nursing Center. A native of Wachapreague, Va., Mr. Clarke retired from the United States Navy as a chief warrant officer four and was a member of St. Mary Roman Catholic...

MARY J. DANIELS

Mary J. Daniels, 96, formerly of 206 S. Leslie St., died Wednesday at Brian Rehabilitation Center. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Exum Jones. She was educated in Wayne County Public Schools and retired from...

EARNEST EATON

Earnest Eaton, 60, died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ELLA FLOWERS

SELMA -- Ella Garner Flowers, 87, of Woodruff Road, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held today at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma. The Rev. Charles Nichols and the Rev. Willard Brown will officiate....

W.C. MARTIN

WARSAW -- The funeral for William Clarence "W.C." Martin, 76, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Warsaw United Methodist Church. The Rev. Henry Swanzy will officiate. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens. Mr. Martin died Wednesday at...

DORA M. MOORE

Dora Marjorie Moore, 90, formerly of 425 Forest Drive, died today in Cary. There will be no local formal service. A private inurnment will be held at a later date in Miami, Florida. Arrangements with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation...

WALTER PARKER

Walter Freeman Parker, 82, died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive. Elder Donald Ray Kornegay will officiate. Burial will be in Cobbs...

EDNA QUICK

Edna Brown Quick of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Naomi B. Buckham and the granddaughter of the late Lou Pearl Cox Brown. Among her survivors is her husband, James Quick...

RUBY SANFORD

WILSON -- The funeral for Ruby Faye Swinson Sanford, 52, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson. The Rev. George Carmon will conduct the service. Mrs. Sanford died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital...

MARGARET SHIRLEY

KENLY -- The funeral for Margaret B. Shirley, 85, of Selma, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Holly Springs Church Cemetery. She is survived by one brother, D.H....

GENEVA F. TATE

WARSAW -- Geneva Frederick Tate, 45, of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Duplin County, died on Feb. 25 at her home. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Smith Chapel Baptist Church. The Rev. Herman Bell will officiate....

ELLA JANE TAYLOR

FAISON -- Ella Jane Taylor, 92, of 184 David Bright Road, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

KATHLEEN E. THORNTON

The funeral for Kathleen Evans Thornton, 86, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The Rev. Barry House will officiate. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery. Mrs. Thornton died today at Wilson...

JESSE WATERS

KINSTON --The funeral for Jesse R. Waters, 78, of 2415 Linden Ave., was held today at 11 a.m. at Jumping Run Free Will Baptist Church. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange. He is survived by his wife, Henrietta Waters...

G. WILLARD WILSON

NEWTON GROVE -- G. Willard Wilson, 81, of 736 Whit Road, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 am. at St. Paul Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Roy Clifton will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne...

WANDA C. WRIGHT-WILLIAMS

A homegoing celebration for Minister Wanda C. Wright-Williams, MPA, will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at "The Sanctuary" at True Vision Ministries Inc., 401 West Main Street, Pikeville. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park, Goldsboro. The officiating...

Thursday, March 3, 2005

DAVID DEANS

David Edward Deans, 75, of 111 Fulton Road, died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wilson County to the late Leslie and Martha Tedder Deans. A medically retired veteran of the U.S. Army, he was...

LILLIAN HEATH

SNOW HILL -- Lillian Heath, 87, died Wednesday morning at Avante Nursing Home in Wilson. Miss Heath was a native of Greene County. She is survived by two sisters, Doris Sutton of Snow Hill and Betsy Bundy of Marion. A...

KENNETH KELLY

Sgt. Kenneth Kelly, 27, died Saturday, Feb. 19, while serving with the U.S. Army in South Korea. He attended school in Jacksonville and graduated from Southern Wayne High School in 1997. He enlisted in the Army the following year....

HAROLD LANGLEY

WILSON -- Harold Wayne Langley, 58, a resident of The Meadows, died on Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Renfrow will officiate. Interment...

W.C. MARTIN

WARSAW -- William "W.C." Martin, 76, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw....

ARNOLD G. NICHOLS

The funeral for Arnold Garfield Nichols, 89, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial, with full military honors, will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mr. Nichols died Tuesday morning at the...

EDNA B. QUICK

Edna Brown Quick of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Naomi Brown Buckham and the granddaughter of the late Lou Pearl Cox Brown. Among her survivors is her husband, James Quick...

JAMES M. SUGGS

James Madison Suggs, of 928-B. Hugh St., died Wed-nesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MAXINE SUMMERLIN

Maxine Hazelip Summerlin, 85, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005. Mrs. Summerlin was born in McLean County, Kentucky, and was the daughter of the late Gaither and Lydia Hazelip. She was a retired school food service manager. Mrs. Summerlin had...

JAMES H. TAYLOR

James Henry Taylor, 69, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday, Feb. 24, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Bishop Alton Smith...

JESSE R. WATERS

The funeral for Jesse R. Waters, 78, father of Marie Harris of Goldsboro, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Jumping Run Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, LaGrange. The viewing will be from 2...

PANDORA W. WOOTEN

Pandora Lee Whitley Wooten, 84, of 515 South Leslie St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the First African Baptist Church. The Rev. Kenneth Vaughn will officiate. Burial will...

WANDA WRIGHT-WILLIAMS

Wanda Wright-Williams, 37, of 300 Adler Lane, died Wednesday. She was the wife of Pastor James Williams and was the Administrative Pastor of Sanctuary at True Vision Ministries in Pikeville. Beginning this afternoon, friends may call at True Vision Ministries,...

Wednesday, March 2, 2005

JOHN S. BRASWELL

SALISBURY -- John Stanley Braswell, 65, died Monday at his home after 18 months of declining health. He was a 1957 graduate of Goldsboro High School and was a former police officer in Goldsboro and Rocky Mount. He retired as...

DOROTHY COLEY

Early Sunday morning, February 27, 2005, God allowed His earthly saint, Mrs. Dorothy H. Coley, to end her battle. She had borne her illness courageously, suffering in silence -- never complaining. Mrs. Coley was born in Wayne County to the...

DAVID DEANS

David Edward Deans, 75, of 111 Fulton Road, Dudley, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Sadie Deans. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

EUGENE MARTIN SR.

FAISON -- Eugene C. Martin, Sr. 76, of 120 Fletcher St.,., died Tuesday at McGuire Veterans Hospital in Richmond, Va. He was a retired employee of the Boling Chair Co. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 until 1953...

ARNOLD NICHOLS

Arnold Garfield Nichols, 89, died Tuesday morning at the home of his daughter, Charlene Lane in Southport, N.C. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made...

RETHA SEARS

Retha Sears, 86, of Fremont, died at Britthaven Nursing Home in Goldsboro on Saturday. She was the daughter of the late Elonza Coley and Eliza Taylor. She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Wooten of Fremont, and five grandchildren,...

WINCHESTER STANCIL

KENLY -- The funeral for Winchester "Wink" Stancil, 70, was to be held today at 2 p.m. at New Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church, with the Reverends Braxton Creech and Danny Creech officiating. Burial was to be in the church...

BRINKLEY TAYLOR

Mr. Brinkley Harrell Taylor, 83, of 915 Hwy. 581 South, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at his home after an extended illness. Mr. Taylor was born March 23, 1921, in Wayne County...

LARNELL THOMPSON

A memorial service for Larnell Thompson will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Greenleaf Church of Christ. Dr. William Barber II will officiate. Mr. Thompson is survived by one son, Pfc. Ryan Larnell Thompson of Seoul, South Korea; one...

MARTHA WARSHAW

Services for Martha Warshaw, 64, will be held in Palm Springs, California. She died Friday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. A native of Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Sidransky Warshaw. She is...

LINDA WHITAKER

Linda Whitaker, 52, died last week. Mrs. Whitaker was born in Philadelphia, Pa., to the late Henry and Alice Whitaker. She is survived by a daughter, Antoinette Whitaker, and a son, George Whitaker. Private funeral services will be held under...

ODESSA WOOTEN

Odessa Wooten of Brooklyn, N.Y., died Sunday. Among her survivors are her parents, Walter and Eva Sanders of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

PEGGY ALPHIN

WARSAW -- Peggy Joyce Bennett Alphin, 66, of 166 Alphin Lane, died on Sunday, February 27, 2005. God chose to take this great wife, grandmother and great-grandmother home to be with Him. Our hearts are so saddened, but we take...

VIRGINIA BARDEN

Virginia Barden died today at her home at 417 Herman St. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ROBERT GRAY

The funeral for Robert Gray will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Bishop D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Mr. Gray is survived by one daughter, Tiffany Vick of...

MARIE JACKSON

DUNN -- M. Marie Jackson, 76, mother of Betty Carr of Dudley, died Monday at Rex Hospital after an extended illness. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Bethesda Friends Meeting. Rick Kelly and Ken Spivey will...

OLIVE JONES

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Olive Williams Jones, 78, died Monday night at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. She was a long-time resident of Pineview Cemetery Road, Seven Springs, and in recent years had been a resident of the Mount Olive...

SARAH JORDAN

Sarah Bond Jordan of Colerain died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She is survived by one son, Elton Jordan Jr., and one daughter, Jacqueline J. Fennell, both of Goldsboro; one stepson, Lacurtis Simon of Philadelphia, Pa.; one sister, Hannah...

EMMA W. KREBS

Emma Watts Krebs, 83, died Monday at Guardian Care of Kenansville. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Glen Daughtry will officiate. A graveside service will be held...

CAROLYN PITTMAN

KENLY -- Carolyn Howard Pittman, 61, died Sunday. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. She was the daughter of the late William and Ila Nichols Howard. Survivors include her husband, Thomas...