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Friday, April 29, 2005

LINDA O. BEST

MOUNT OLIVE -- Linda Outlaw Best, age 62, of 971 Hwy. 55 East, died Thursday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of Emma Sutton Outlaw of Mt. Olive and the...

ALVIN SINGLETON

Alvin "Slim" Singleton, 78, of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jack Sauls officiating. Interment will be held Saturday at...

ANTHONY BALDERAS

LAGRANGE -- A service to celebrate the life of Anthony Guillermo Balderas, 27, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. The Rev. Lacy Oliver will officiate. He died April 23, 2005, in Nevada....

OMAR BYRD

The funeral for Omar Byrd, 23, will be held Saturday at noon at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Joe Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery, Kinston. He died Sunday. Survivors include his mother, Pamela H. Byrd...

GENE C. DANIELS

Gene C. "Geno" Daniels, 74, died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Greenleaf Memorial Park. The Rev. David Welch will officiate. Mr. Daniels was a member of Spring Garden Baptist...

KERWIN E. KELLY

The funeral for Kerwin Eddie Kelly, 39, of 712 Oliver St., will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Terry Armstrong will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery. Mr. Kelly died...

OLIVIA NEVINS

MANASSAS, Va. -- Olivia Edmundson Nevins, 67, died Tuesday, April 19, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late R.J. and Lutoria Edmundson and was the widow of retired Major William J. Nevins. She also was preceded in...

ELLIE RICHARDSON SR.

Ellie Richardson Sr., of 1707 North George street died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is a daughter, Clara Artis of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home and Ministries....

JAMES ROYCROFT JR.

James E. "Butch" Roycroft Jr., 43, of Selma, died Wednesday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Clayton. Mr. Roycroft was a native of...

NANCY SHIVAR

BEULAVILLE -- Nancy Maxine Shivar, 71, of 930 Greenleaf Place, died Wednesday at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Eunice Hill Shivar, and her husband, George Milton Parker. She was a member of Sharon...

HAZEL SMITH

Hazel Smith, 90, of 502 Woodrow St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RACHEL WALKER

Rachel M. Walker, 71, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 309 N. Vick St., Wilson. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery. Surviving are...

LUCILLE WARTERS

Lucille Taylor Warters, 83, of 2715 Hwy 70 West died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Dr....

NELLIE F. WATERS

CALYPSO -- Nellie Florence Waters, 86, of 310 North Fourth St., died Thursday at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

Thursday, April 28, 2005

RHETTA BAKER

Rhetta Lee Baker, 81, of 544 Artis Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

LINDA BEST

Linda Outlaw Best, of 971 Hwy. 55 East, Mount Olive, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

CHARLES HINSON

Charles Vance "Charlie" Hinson, 63, of 107 Par Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Vernon Braswell officiating. Burial will be in...

WELTER SHERROD-HONEY

ELM CITY -- Welter Sherrod-Honey, 49, of 501 Daniel Drive, died Friday, April 22. She was the daughter of Luberta Sherrod of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Carrons...

ALVIN SINGLETON

Alvin "Slim" Singleton, 78, of 1998 Hwy. 111 South, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE F. SMITH

FAYETTEVILLE -- Retired Army Staff Sgt. Willie Franklin Smith, 77, of Hartsville, S.C., formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., died Wednesday, April 25, 2005, in Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in...

RACHEL WALKER

Rachel W. Walker, 71, of 1005 Harris St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Edwards Funeral Home in Wilson....

CLARA WASHINGTON

A graveside service for Clara Mae Washington, of 305 N. Virginia St., will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery. The Rev. Roosevelt Johnson will officiate. Mrs. Washington is survived by one son, Shipps Washington of Tabocccoville, and...

PEGGY WEBB

Peggy Johnson Webb, 65, of 331 Peele Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Rose officiating. Mrs. Webb was born in...

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

RICHARD BROWN

A Celebration of Life Service for Richard Eugene Brown, 47, of Goldston, will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 US 264 Alt. West, Wilson. Mr. Brown graduated from East Carolina University and did post-graduate work...

KAREN BROWN

A Celebration of Life Service for Karen Mustgrave Brown, 42, of Goldston, will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home in Wilson. Mrs. Brown is survived by two sisters, Janet M. Nottingham of Wilson and Rhonda M....

PAMELA DUTY

Pamela Ruth Duty, 54, of 306 East Mulberry St., died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. The Reverend Jack Sauls will officiate. Ms....

LLOYD MOZINGO

Lloyd Hilton Mozingo, 86, of 103 Wayne Court, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor James Frasher officiating. Burial, with military honors, will...

CHRISTINE RADFORD

Christine Sykes Radford, 67, of 607 Mt. Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Reverend James...

BERTHA WILLIAMS

The funeral for Bertha Neal Williams, 89, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Oakland Church. Interment will be in the Neal Family Cemetery in Rosewood. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Seymour Funeral...

THELMA HINTON

KENLY -- Thelma Jean Hinton, 47, of 769 Hails Road, died Tuesday from injuries received in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

CHARLES E. HOWELL

PIKEVILLE -- Charles E. Howell, 73, of 1149 Buck Swamp Road, died Tuesday at home. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Reverends Doug Seymour and Edsel Hooks will officiate. Mr. Howell...

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

MARY ARTIS

The funeral for Mary Artis will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Burial will be in Carver Cemetery in Mount Olive. Mrs. Artis died on Tuesday, April 19, in Manhattan, N.Y. She is...

GEORGE ATKINSON

WALLACE -- George Norwood Atkinson, 91, died Tuesday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Wallace. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.. at the Devotional Gardens. The Rev. Ted Mercer will officiate. Mr. Atkinson was...

HENRY L. CUNNINGHAM

SNOW HILL -- A graveside service for Henry Leonard Cunningham, 85, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Snow Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Leon Grubbs will officiate. Mr. Cunningham died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. He was...

KERWIN KELLY

Kerwin Eddie Kelly, 39, of 712 Oliver St., Mount Olive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

CHRISTINE RADFORD

PIKEVILLE -- Christine Sykes Radford, 67, of Mt. Carmel Church Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Robert Ray Radford and was a member of Belfast Pentecostal Holiness Church. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell...

MAX L. STRICKLAND

Max Lee Strickland, 75, died Saturday evening at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation in Mt. Olive. Funeral services will be private. Mr. Strickland was born in Sampson County to the late Claud and Allie Chestnut Strickland. He attended Manley's Grove Pentecostal...

ERNESTINE UTTERBACK

Ernestine Utterback, of 128 Rollins Road, died Saturday at her home on her 78th birthday. Funeral services will be private. Mrs. Utterback was born in Germany on April 23, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Peter F. Hecker...

PEGGY J. WEBB

Peggy Johnson Webb, 65, of 331 Peele Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BERTHA WILLIAMS

Bertha Neal Williams went home to her Father on Monday, April 25, 2005. She was 89 years old. Bertha was born on August 26, 1915 in the Rosewood Community in Wayne County where she lived, worked and played until...

BEVERLY WILLIAMS

WARSAW -- Beverly Ann Williams, 44, of 276 Tarheel Estate Lane, died Friday at home. She was the daughter of Betty Williams Johnson of Warsaw and the late Mervin Johnson. She was employed by Duplin County Home Health and...

VIRGINIA YAWN

CLAYTON -- Virginia Biddix Yawn, 74, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday, April 17. The funeral was held on Tuesday, April 19, at Everett Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The Reverends Charlie Petit, Braxton Carter and Jerry Allen officiated. Burial...

Monday, April 25, 2005

JOHN BERGMAN

The funeral for John Howard Bergman, 55, who died on April 16 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home in Chelsea, Michigan. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Michigan. Mr....

OMAR BYRD

Omar Byrd, 23, of 201-G Lockhaven Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Lanes Funeral Home in Kinston....

DOROTHY CRIER

Dorothy Crier, 64, of 345 W. Bay St., Warsaw, died today at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

PAMELA DUTY

Pamela Duty, 54, of 306 East Mulberry St., died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARTHA HERRING

PIKEVILLE -- Martha "Rose" Lassiter Herring, 66, of 109 Canary Lane, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Danny Smith officiating. Interment will be...

TATIANA SHANEICE LEVINS-WILLIAMS

Delonte Williams and Latesha Levins announce the birth and death of a daughter, Tatiana Shaneice Levins-Williams on Friday, April 22, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her siblings, Da´Sheka Quinn of Goldsboro, Andre´ Levins-Irons of...

RESSER PILKINGTON

Homegoing services for Resser Braswell Pilkington will be held tonight, April 25, 2005 at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro with the Reverend Dennis Pollock and Reverend James Corbett officiating. A graveside service...

JAMES SUGGS

The funeral for James Suggs of Durham, formerly of Wayne County, will be held Thursday at noon at Fisher Memorial Church in Durham. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elleather J. Suggs, and is survived by two daughters,...

ERNESTINE UTTERBACK

Ernestine Utterback, 78, of 128 Rollins Road died Saturday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BILLY WADSWORTH

The funeral service for Billy Ray Wadsworth was to be held today at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Church, with the Rev. Thurman McCuller officiating. Burial was to be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Wadsworth is survived by his mother,...

CLARA WASHINGTON

Clara Mae Washington, of 305 N. Virginia St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

ELIZABETH WHITE

Elizabeth Lewis White, of 908 Audubon Ave., died Saturday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Saints Delight United Holy Church in the Parkstown community. Bishop Leamon Dudley Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill...

Sunday, April 24, 2005

ROSA ALSTON

Rosa Lee Alston, fomerly of 808 N.Claiborne St., died Wednesday at Sunbridge Nursing Home in Mount Olive. The funeral was held Saturday at noon at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Mrs. Alston is survived by daughters, Irene Alston, Sally...

PAUL BASS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Paul Bass, 83, of 145 Davis Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at the New St. Delight Holy Church. The Rev. Quincy Gardner will officiate. Burial will...

LONNIE H. EASTHAM

LAGRANGE -- Lonnie Herring "Bill" Eastham, 79, of 3795 Rouse Loop Road, died Thursday at his home. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. Burial, with full military honors, will be...

ANNIE FULLER

Annie Rose Ward Fuller, 65, of 336 Hare Road, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at St. Delight United Holy Church in Parkstown. Bishop Leamon Dudley will officiate. Burial will...

MILTON E. GURLEY

PIKEVILLE -- Retired (Air Force) Master Sergeant Milton Earl Gurley, 74, of 886 Gurley Dairy Road, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 1 1a.m. Monday from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home....

VIOLA R. HENRY

Viola Miller Riordan Henry, 76, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 8, 1929, in Orange County, Va., and was the daughter of the late Edward Miller and Viola McDaniel Miller. She was the widow of...

ANNIE JONES

TARBORO -- Annie Leigh Walston Jones, 72, died Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday in Pinetops Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. John Melancon will officiate. She is survived by two daughters, Alice J. Harrell of Goldsboro...

DELORIS JEAN LEWIS

A funeral service for Deloris Jean Lewis will be held Monday at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at 12 p.m. Apostle D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. She is survived by her husband, Reynold...

TATIANA SHANEICE LEWIS-WILLIAMS

Delonte and Latesha Levins announce the birth and death of a daughter, Tatiana Shaneice Lewis-Williams, on Friday, April 22, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Surviving, in addition to the parents, are her siblings, Da´Sheka Quinn and Andre´Levins-Irons of Goldsboro and Delonte...

RESSER PILKINGTON

Resser Braswell Pilkington, 85, formerly of Princeton, died Friday evening at Smithfield Manor in Smithfield. A homegoing service will be held 7 p.m. Monday evening from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home. The Reverends Dennis Pollock and James Corbett...

JOHN REID

FREMONT -- John Solomon Reid, 81, of 408 Brickyard Road, Fremont, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Fremont. The Rev. James...

MAX L. STRICKLAND

Max Lee Strickland, 75, died Saturday evening at SunBridge Care & Rehabilitation in Mt. Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home....

DAISY SWINSON

A funeral service for Daisy Mae McIntyre Swinson will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at New Stoney Hill Holy Church. Pastor Howard E. McNair will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Swinson is survived by...

ELIZABETH WHITE

Elizabeth Lewis White, 96, of 908 A S. Audubon Ave., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilston Funeral Chapel....

BEVERLY WILLIAMS

WARSAW -- Beverly Ann Williams, 44, of 276 Tarheel Estate Lane, died Friday at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw....

Friday, April 22, 2005

ROSA ARTIS

Rosa Artis, 88, of Pikeville, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquarters Building on South Slocumb Street. Mrs. Artis was the daughter of the late Isiah Webb and Viola Hines...

HERMAN BEST JR.

Herman "Bud" Best Jr., of 104 Faith Place, died Wednesday night at his home. The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Rhodes Funeral Home. The Rev. Harold Warren will officiate. Burial will be...

PEGGY BILL

Peggy Ramsey Bill, 60, of 2920 US Hwy. 70 West, died Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Burgaw, she was the daughter of Eugene Ramsey of Burgaw and the late Pearl Bowden Ramsey. She was a member...

BRIAN BUCKOM

The funeral for Brian Levi Buckom will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Refuge Temple on Carolina Street. The Rev. Timothy Whitfield will officiate. Burial will be in the Washington Family Cemetery on Durham Lake Road, Dudley. Mr. Buckom...

LONNIE EASTHAM

LAGRANGE -- Lonnie Herring "Bill" Eastham, 79, of 3795 Rouse Loop Road, died Thursday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

REV. EUGENE HAGER

STATESVILLE -- The Rev. Eugene Benjamin Hager, 76, of 154 Shumaker Drive, died Wednesday at his home following a lengthy illness. Born in Mecklenburg County, he was a son of the late Eugene D. and Hattie Price Hager. He...

JAMES HOLLOMAN

WALSTONBURG -- James David Holloman, 74, of 1479 Moore Town Road, died Wednesday at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Church Street Chapel of Farmville Funeral Home. The Rev. Tony Glass will officiate....

AUGUSTA LASSITER

SMITHFIELD -- Augusta Mae Lassiter, mother of Alice Jean Lytle of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Smithfield. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Johnston Piney Grove Baptist Church in Clayton. The Rev. Thomas B. Bass...

JOHN REID

John Solomon Reid, 81, of 408 Brickyard Road, Fremont, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Fremont. The Rev. James Williams will...

RONNIE ROWE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ronnie Rowe, 50, of 103 Longtree Drive, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A private funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Charlotte. Mr. Rowe is survived by three sisters, Michelle R. Jefferson...

DAISY SWINSON

Daisy Mae Swinson, of 210 Sanborn Drive, died Thursday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Clarence Swinson of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Thursday, April 21, 2005

ROSA LEE ARTIS

PIKEVILLE -- Rosa Lee Artis, 88, of 221 Booker St., died Wednesday at Avante Nursing Home Wilson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

PAUL BASS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Paul Bass, 83, of 145 Davis Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors are his children, Brenda Taswell, Kenneth Bass, Eddie Bass and Rickie Bass. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in...

JOHN BERGAMN

John Howard Bergamn, 55, of 1601 Stevens St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

HERMAN BEST

Herman "Bud" Best Jr., 76, of 104 Faith Place, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home...

RICHARD CLIFTON SR.

TURKEY -- Richard Harold Clifton Sr., 85, of 8370 Turkey Hwy., died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Turkey Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Smith officiating....

VICTORIA DANIELS

LAGRANGE -- Victoria Skinner Daniels, 85, of 206-A East King St., died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home with Chaplain Kevin Thompson officiating. Interment will be...

ZESTA JONES

Zesta Merita Boone Jones was born November 15, 1944, to the late Mary Boone in Pollocksville, North Carolina. She departed this life on April 19, 2005. A product of Jones County public schools, she attended secretarial college upon completing...

JONATHAN LANE

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Carl Lane, 25, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Chapel. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at...

C.D. PATE

Coor "C.D." Pate, 68, of 310 Nelson Drive, died Wednesday morning at his home. The funeral will be held today at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Whiteside and the Rev. Rudolph Rowe officiating. Interment...

DAVID PERSON SR.

HOPE MILLS -- David Louis Person Sr., 81, of 858 Myrtle Drive, died Wednesday at his home. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Breezewood Church of God of Prophecy on Legion Road. Mr. Person retired as...

BILLY WADSWORTH

Billy Ray Wadsworth, of 1705 Harrell St., died Wednesday. Among his survivors is a daughter, Wanda Bryant of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home...

MARIE H. WIGGINS

A graveside service for Marie Hicks Wiggins, 94, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery. She died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The daughter of the late Faison and Mary Thompson Hicks, she had lived...

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

ROSA ALSTON

Rose Lee Alston died today at Sunbridge in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MARY D. ARTIS

Mary Delores Artis of Manhattan, N.Y, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 120 Andrew Circle in Mount Olive....

REV. LACY COOPER

The funeral for the Rev. Lacy Mae Cooper, of 989 Pleasant Union Road, Roseboro, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Branch Memorial Tabernacle on Gulley Street. Bishop Ralph Love will officiate. Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery in...

VICTORIA DANIELS

LAGRANGE -- Victoria Daniels, 85, of 206 East King Street, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

ANNIE FULLER

Annie Fuller, 65, of 336 Hare Road, died Tuesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

J. NELSON GIBSON

LAURINBURG -- J. Nelson Gibson, 86, of Scotia Village and formerly of Gibson, died Monday, April 18, at Scotia Village. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Gibson United Methodist Church officiated by the Rev. Harold Salmon. Burial...

PEGGY P. GRADY

LAGRANGE -- Peggy Jean Pelletier Grady, 68, of 5376 Aldridge Store Road, died Tuesday at her residence. A native of Lenoir County, she was born Aug. 25, 1936, to the late William Thomas "Tommy" and Cora Hope Hughes "Zubie"...

JEWEL S. HARRIS

Jewel S. Harris, of 204 Lorease Drive, Dudley, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Harris was a native of Newark, N.J., and was the son of the late Lonnie and Emma Harris. He is survived by three...

REID LEE

Jason Reid Lee, 26, of 2140 Emmaus Church Road, died Monday. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of James Randall "Randy" and Carol Hines Lee and the grandson of Myrtis Lee of Newton Grove and the late...

DELORIS LEWIS

Deloris Jean Lewis, of 202 Horseshoe Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Reynold Lewis of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

C.D. PATE

C.D. Pate, 68, of 310 Nelson Drive, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARVIN S. POLLOCK

Marvin Seevance Pollock, 82, died Monday at his home. The funeral will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Mr. Pollock was born in Wayne County to the late...

JOHN REID

John Solomon Reid, 81, of 408 Brickyard Road, Fremont, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

LIDA MAE ROGERS

PRINCETON -- Lida Mae Hales Rogers, 79, died Tuesday at Good Hope Hospital in Erwin. Born in Johnston County on Dec. 1, 1925, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Nempie Sullivan Hales. She graduated from...

JOSEPHINE THOMPSON

The funeral for Josephine Shirley Thompson, 67, of 1913 Stephens St., will be held Monday, April 25, in New York. She died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Bernard Thompson of the home. The viewing...

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

RICHARD ABBOTT

ASHEVILLE -- Richard Monroe Abbott, 54, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 8. A lifelong resident of Asheville, he was born in Temple, Texas. He was the son of Jodie and the late John Abbott, founders of John W. Abbott Construction...

BOBBY COX

Melvin "Bobby" Cox, the son of the late Louis Cox Sr. and Zola Best Cox, was born on February 23, 1938 in Wayne County. He slept away at Wayne Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 16, 2005. He was a native...

ZESTA B. JONES

Zesta B. Jones died today at her home at 604 Gloucester Road. Among her survivors is her husband, Eddie Jones of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

REID LEE

DUDLEY -- Jason Reid Lee, 26, died Monday night from injuries received in a four-wheeler accident. He is survived by his parents, James Randall "Randy" and Carol Lee, and relatives and friends may call at their home at 2126 Emmaus...

GRACE P. PARKER

Grace Pelt Parker, 88, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Parker was born in Wayne County to the late George H. Pelt and Mary Crumpler Pelt and was married to the late Frank Parker. She is survived by her...

MARVIN POLLOCK

Marvin Pollock, of 500 11th Street, died Monday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BILLY WILLIAMS

MAGNOLIA -- Billy Bryan "Joe" Williams, 70, died Monday at New Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilmington. The funeral will be held Wednesday at noon in the chapel of Community Funeral Home in Warsaw. The Rev. Bill Wilson will officiate. Burial...

Monday, April 18, 2005

BOBBY COX

Melvin Bobby Cox, 67, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HAROLD R. DAVIS

Harold Ray Davis, 76, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church. The Rev. Thomas Norris, O.S.F.S., will preside. Burial will be in...

HILDA SHOLAR

ROSE HILL -- A memorial service for Hilda Jenette Hardison Sholar, 60, will be held on Tuesday night at 7 at Rose Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. Dean Beck will officiate. The graveside service on Tuesday morning will be private....

KEITH KILLETTE

A graveside service for A. Keith Killette, 66, of Kenly, will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Stoney Creek Church Cemetery. He is survived by four sons, Alvin Killette Jr. of Kenly, VanBuren Killette of Selma, Christopher Dewayne Killette...

JOSEPHINE THOMPSON

Josephine S. Thompson, 67, of 1913 Stephens St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial . Among her survivors is her husband, Bernard Thompson of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

MARIE WIGGINS

Marie Wiggins of Calypso died Sunday at Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries in Goldsboro....

BILLY WILLIAMS

Billy Williams, of 410 Croom St., Magnolia, died today in Wilmington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw....

Sunday, April 17, 2005

VINCENT ANTONEVITCH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Vincent Jonathan "V.J." Antonevitch, 27, of Carrboro, died Friday in Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. A life-long resident of Orange County, Mr. Antonevitch attended Chapel Hill High School. Mr. Antonevitch is survived by his mother, Patricia Connor...

EVA BEST

Eva Rebecca Best, 82, formerly of 1405 Poplar St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wilson County on Sept. 1, 1923, to the late William Hodges Sr. and Sarah Taylor Hodges Lane. She graduated...

MAGGIE BOSTIC

WARSAW -- Maggie Hatcher Bostic, 76, died Saturday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Ms. Bostic is survived by a son, Ronnie Smith; one daughter, Paulie Ann Lane; one sister, Ruby Parker; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A funeral service will...

BRIAN BUCKOM

Brian Buckom, 22, of 1729-A Holly St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

REV. LACY MAE COOPER

ROSEBORO -- The Rev. Lacy Mae Cooper, 80, of 989 Pleasant Union Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Hospital in Clinton. The family is receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Delores Sinclair, 989 Pleasant Union Road, in Roseboro....

LOUISE CROUMIE

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Louise Whipple Croumie, 86, of 5845 N.C. Highway 55 East, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Croumie was the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Raynor Whipple and was the widow of Richard Earl Croumie...

MARY DICKERSON

Mary Frances Seawell Dickerson, 87, died Saturday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation of Mount Olive. Born in Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Lemuell and Minnie Seawell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her...

JEROME GUESS

Jerome Guess died Tuesday at his home. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2 at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, with Minister Mada Brown officiating. Mr. Guess was the son of the late Alice Manning Phillips and James Guess and...

JANE HALL

Jane Everett Hall, sister of Kay E. Casey of Goldsboro, died March 31, in Metairie, La. Formerly of Hamilton, she was preceded in death by her parents Leroy Everett and Maggie Jarvis Davenport. Her survivors, in addition to her sister,...

JEWEL S. HARRIS

DUDLEY -- Jewel S. Harris, of 204 Lorease Drive, died Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among his survivors is a daughter, Althea Bridges of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LEE M. HOWARD

A funeral service for Lee M. Howard will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Saint Mark Church of Christ, 700 W. Ash St. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery. Bish-op Alton A. Smith will officiate. Mr. How-ard is...

MILDRED M. HOWELL

The funeral for Mildred Moore Howell, 89, will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Howell was a native of Wayne County and was living in...

EVA MINTER

Eva Rose Minter, 78, of Blue Ridge, Va., passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Hattie Barnes Rose of Princeton, N.C.; brothers, Ben, Jack, Norman "Stumpy," and John Rose...

EMILY PATE

MAGNOLIA -- Emily Estelle Quinn Pate, 69, died Thursday at Wake Med. in Raleigh. Born August 21, 1935 to the late Robert Quinn and wife Emily Rogers Quinn, of Duplin County, Mrs. Pate was the widow of Robert George Steven...

LEO C. SUMMERLIN

Mr. Leo Conrad Summerlin, 84, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Summerlin was born in Wayne County and was the son of the late Silas Summerlin and Eusebia Ruth Sasser Summerlin. He was raised in the Nahunta...

EDWARD WARREN JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Warren Jr., 66, of 2274 Seward Ave., Bronx, N.Y., formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday at Albert Einstein Hospital in New York. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Gospel Light Holy Church...

Friday, April 15, 2005

EVA BEST

Eva Rebecca Best, 82, formerly of 1405 Poplar St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wilson County on Sept. 1, 1923, to the late William Hodges Sr. and Sarah Taylor Hodges Lane. She graduated from...

WARREN GOODMAN

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Warren Baxter Goodman, 71, of 410 Chestnut St., will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Garris Funeral Home. Pastor Jesse Warren will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park....

JEROME GUESS

Jerome Guess died Tuesday at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 2 at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Minister Mada Brown will officiate. Mr. Guess was the son of the late Alice Manning Phillips and James Guess and...

ANTWAN LEWIS

The funeral for Jonathan Antwan Lewis, 16, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Spring Creek High School. Dr. Curtis Lee will officiate. Burial will be in Cobbs Cemetery. He was a sophomore at Spring Creek High School, where...

MAMIE McGHEE

The funeral for Mamie Stokes McGhee will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. The Rev. Scottie Rodgers will officiate. Burial will be in Washington Family Cemetery in Dudley. Mrs. McGhee died Friday, April...

EVA MINTER

Eva Rose Minter, 78, last surviving child of the late Jesse and Hattie Barnes Rose of Princeton, died Tuesday in Blue Ridge, Va. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Curtis Minter; one son, Vernon Darrell Minter...

MARJORIE MORROW

GASTONIA -- Marjorie Stafford Morrow, 79, of 1936 Wexford Court, died Thursday at Gaston Memorial Hospital. A native of Goldsboro, she was daughter of the late Arthur and Martha Savage Stafford and the widow of Boyce Clinton Morrow Sr....

EMILY PATE

MAGNOLIA -- Emily e. Pate, 69, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home....

LEWIS W. PIFER

Lewis Weaver Pifer, 89, died April 12 in Durham. Born on Jan. 17, 1916 in Parsons, W.VA., he moved to Durham in 1926. He graduated from Duke University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1939. While a student he...

LENA SIMMONS

The funeral for Lena Simmons will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries. Apostle Norbert E. Simmons will officiate. Burial will be in the Congregational Cemetery, Dudley. She is survived by one daughter, Merisha S....

LEO C. SUMMERLIN

Mr. Leo Conrad Summerlin, 84, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Summerlin was born in Wayne County and was the son of the late Silas Summerlin and Eusebia Ruth Sasser Summerlin. He was raised in the Nahunta...

MICHAEL M. TAYLOR

Michael Mumphord Taylor, 57, of 211 Timberline Oak Drive, died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Nash County to the late Russell and Lorene Ezzell Taylor and was married to Linda Price Taylor. He...

Thursday, April 14, 2005

RAYMOND DAVIS

Raymond Earl Davis, 62, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late Alexander Brinson and Bessie Davis. He attended Dillard High School and, at an early age, began attending Pentecostal Holy Church when...

VEYETTE BLIZZARD

KINSTON -- Veyette Thigpen Blizzard, 65, of 1177 Bland Howell Road, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Garner Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Jones...

BETTY CREECH

Betty Jean Creech, 60, of O'Berry Center, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Selma Memorial Gardens. Elder D.B. Stokes will officiate. Miss Creech was born in Johnston County on Nov. 27, 1944, to...

WARREN GOODMAN

Warren B. Goodman, 71, of 410 S. Chestnut St., Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his mother, Essie Goodman of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

LEE M. HOWARD

Lee Milton Howard, 54, of 108 Buckingham Drive, Dudley, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Regina Howard of the home. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

ANDY HOWELL

The funeral for Rufus Andy Howell, 52, will be held Friday night at 7 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The Rev. David Hollowell will officiate. Burial will be on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Howell Family Cemetery. Mr....

MILDRED M. HOWELL

Mildred Moore Howell, 89, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at West Pasco Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey, Fla. She was the widow of Lester H. Howell. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

ANTWAN LEWIS

Jonathan Antwan Lewis, 16, of 225 Beaver Drive, Dudley, died Saturday in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Survivors include his parents, Jonathan and Jimmie Lewis of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

CATHY PARNELL

WILSON -- Cathy Wade Parnell, 55, owner and operator of Cathy's Alterations, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Snow Hill Cemetery. She was preceded in death...

LENA SIMMONS

Lena Simmons, of 310 Oleander Ave., died Wednesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Georgia Simmons and the late Rev. L.V. Simmons. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

THURMAN SMITH

Thurman Smith, 71, died Monday at Avante of Wilson. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Delight Church Cemetery, Kenly. Elder Rudolph Lofton will officiate. Mr. Smith was the son of the late Thurman Smith...

MARIE D. SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Marie Dail Sutton, 83, of 3858 Harold Sutton Road, died Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Classic Country Care. Mrs. Sutton was born in Greene County to the late Claude and Mattie Hardy Dail. She was preceded in death...

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

DAVID PARKS JR.

LAGRANGE — David Gene Parks Jr., 31, of 2354 N. Beston Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wayne County and was the son of David G. Parks Sr. and Judy Lancaster Parks of LaGrange. ...

ALTON COLIE JR.

LAGRANGE -- Alton Colie Jr., 53, of 163 Malcolm Glenn Lane, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Rev. Alton Colie Sr. and Marie Corbett Colie....

JEROME GUESS

Jerome Guess, 57, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is a sister, Annie Baker of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ANDY HOWELL

Rufus "Andy" Howell, 52, died Wednesday in Houma, La. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

STACY JOHNSON

FOUR OAKS -- Stacy Lee Johnson, 71, of Homestead Road, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Minshew Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at the Hill of...

MICHAEL TAYLOR

Michael N. Taylor, 58, of 211 Timberline Oak Drive, died today at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Among his survivors is his wife, Linda Taylor. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

EDWARD WARREN JR.

Edward Warren Jr., 66, of 2274 Seward Ave., New York, died Tuesday at Albert Einstein Hospital in the Bronx. He was the brother of Lula Newkirk of Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

ALTON COLIE JR.

LAGRANGE -- Alton Colie Jr., 53, of 163 Malcolm Glenn Lane, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Don Sauls...

HATIE M. ATKINSON

Hattie Mae Atkinson, age 101, of 912 Audubon Ave., died Sunday at her home. A memorial service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Elder Billy Newton and Kimberly Armstrong officiating. Born in Johnston County,...

EVA R. BEST

Eva R. Best, 82, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among her survivors is a brother, William Hodges of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GATSEY BRUSEWITZ

Gatsey Jane Butler Brusewitz, 75, Hemet, Calif., died Saturday, Feb. 5, at Hemet Valley Healthcare Center. She was the daughter of the late James Watson Butler and Gloria Frances Hailey Butler, formerly of Goldsboro and Greenville. She was married to...

GLENN HARVIN JR.

Glenn B. "Jack" Harvin Jr., 73, brother of Dr. Allan B. Harvin of Goldsboro, died Thursday in Vancouver, Washington. Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Vancouver is serving the Harvin family....

NANNIE B. JOYNER

Nannie Bell Bass Joyner, 72, of 146 Perry Farm Lane, died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. She was born in Wayne County to the late Leslie and Ellen Johnson Bass and was married to Preston Donald Joyner....

JUDITH McLAMB

NEWTON GROVE -- Judith D. "Judy" McLamb, 59, of 696 Alex Benton Road, died Friday. The funeral was held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home. The Rev. John Causey officiated. Burial was in...

DAVID PARKS JR.

LAGRANGE -- David Gene Parks Jr., 31, of 2354 N. Beston Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of David G. Parks Sr. and Judy Lancaster Parks. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

THURMAN SMITH

Thurman Smith died at Avante of Wilson on Monday afternoon. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Fremont....

RACHEL WEAVER

NEWTON GROVE -- Rachel Cox Weaver, 85, died Monday. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Roger White will officiate. Mrs. Weaver is survived by her husband, John...

Monday, April 11, 2005

HATTIE ATKINSON

Hattie Mae Atkinson, 101, of 912 N. Audubon Ave., died Sunday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LT. COL. WILLIAM BAILEY II

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. William Joseph Bailey II died Friday at his home. He was 83. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Tom Norris,...

CLARENCE BRADY

MOREHEAD CITY -- Clarence Verlon Brady died Sunday at Century Care Nursing Home. He was Johnston County native and was the son of the late Joseph B. and Ada West Brady and the widower of Beatrice Brady. He was a...

VEATRICE BRASWELL

PRINCETON -- Veatrice Tyner Braswell, 93, died Sunday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted tonight at 7 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Princeton with Dr. Glenn Griffin officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m....

RUDOLPH DAVIS

Dillard Rudolph Davis, 78, died Saturday night at his home at 549 Big Daddy's Road. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Williams and the Rev....

PEGGY JAMES

Peggy Elizabeth James, 59, died last Wednesday at O'Berry Center. A celebration of life service will be held this Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the O'Berry Center Chapel. Miss James was born in Dunn and was the daughter of the...

NANNIE JOYNER

Nannie Joyner, 72, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

DOUGLAS MITCHELL

GREENVILLE -- Sam Douglas Mitchell, 71, died Friday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital after several years of declining health. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1952 and served in the U.S. Navy. He received a master's degree in education...

ELIZABETH MEADOWS

DEEP RUN -- Elizabeth Turner Meadows, 83, widow of Hearbert Meadows, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church of Swansboro. The Reverends Gene Turner and Steve...

NORMA PATE

Norma Newsome Pate, 89, of 473 Stoney Creek Church Road, died Sunday. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Daughtry officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at...

PHILIP W. ROUSE

LAGRANGE -- Philip Weitzell Rouse, 84, of 406 North Caswell St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Rouse was born in Lenoir County to the late John H. Rouse Sr. and Willie Croom Rouse. He served a...

LILLIE WHALEY

ROSE HILL -- Lillie Mae Ervin Whaley, 73, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Duplin Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Whaley was the daughter of the late Cecil Ervin...

Sunday, April 10, 2005

WILLIAM BAILEY II

PIKEVILLE -- William Joseph Bailey II, retired Lt. Col. U.S.A.F., died Friday at the residence of his daughter, Susan Bailey, 5700 Wayne Memorial Drive. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

RAYMOND DAVIS

Raymond Davis, of 704 Weaver Drive, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home....

JAMES E. HOLMES

MOUNT OLIVE -- James Earl Holmes, 79, of 408 West Station St., died Saturday morning at his home. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday from The Mount Olive Church of God of Prophecy with the Reverends...

DWIGHT PAUL HOWELL

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Dwight Paul Howell, 58, died Friday afternoon in the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington. Born December 18, 1946 in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Floyd R. and Rosa Lee Howell....

MAMIE STOKESMCGHEE

NEWARK, N.J. -- Mamie Stokes McGhee died Friday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. She is survived by two sisters, Rosa Cole of Dudley and Mrs. Edna Stokes of Newark, N.J....

IRIS O. MOZINGO

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Iris Estelle "Teat" Outlaw Mozingo, 89, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A native of Jones County, Mrs. Mozingo was the daughter of the late Joseph W. Outlaw and Mollie Stroud Outlaw and was the widow of...

ZELMA GODWIN POPE

KENLY -- Zelma Godwin Pope, 98, of 744 Zelma Road, died Saturday morning at her home. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs....

ALVIN G. SMITH

MOUNT OLIVE -- A funeral service for Alvin G. Smith, 70, of 1639 Zion Church Road, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the Bethany FWB Church, in Alberton. The Rev. Aaron Jarman will officiate. Burial will follow in...

RUBY MAE SMITH

A funeral service for Ruby Mae Smith will be held today at 3 p.m. at Goshen Disciples Church in Faison. The burial will follow in the Wayne Memorial Park Cemetery. Dr. David Atkinson will officiate. Mrs. Smith is the daughter...

WILLIE LEE STEVENS

FAISON -- Willie Lee "June" Stevens, 63, of 253 Strawberry Patch Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday from the Moses Chapel Disciple Church of Christ, in Faison. Dr. Laura Morrisey...

Friday, April 8, 2005

MYRTIE COOKE

Myrtie Ann Ginn Cooke, 72, of SunBridge Nursing Home of Mount Olive, formerly of 423 Frank St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a long illness with diabetes. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Free...

EDWARD FLEMING

Edward Fleming, 77, of 608 N. Jackson St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rhodes Cemetery. Bishop Gary Corbet will officiate. Mr. Fleming died Tuesday at...

INEZ KING

WARSAW -- Inez McCullen King, 97 of 3085 Bowden Road, died at Southwood Nursing & Retirement Center on Thursday. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faison Cemetery with the Rev. Chad Pullins officiating. Mrs. King...

SHIRLEY LOCKAMY

ZEBULON -- Shirley Heath Lockamy, 69, ascended to heaven on April 7, 2005, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, N.C. She is survived by her loving companion, Dr. Preston Bethea Jr. of Raleigh, N.C.; one daughter, Yolonda D. Lockamy of...

RUBY SMITH

Ruby Mae Smith, of 441 Stanley Chapel Church Road, Dudley, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. She is survived by one daughter, Sheila Darden, and one son, Roby Robinson; and seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will...

WILLIE STEVENS

Willie Lee Stevens, 63, of 253 Strawberry Patch Road, Faison, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

DELTON THOMPSON SR.

FAISON -- Delton O. Thompson Sr., 81, of 220 David Bright Road, died Saturday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. He was the son of the late Rev. Edgar O. and Margie Thompson. He was a farmer and retired...

JUNE THURMAN

LAGRANGE -- June Thurman, 76, of 208 East James Street, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home. Pastor Arnold Ball will officiate. Ms. Thurman...

TERESA WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Teresa Ann Bradley Woodard, 63,, of 518 Howell Road, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Princeton Cemetery. The Rev. Terry Dennis will officiate. Mrs. Bradley was the daughter...

Thursday, April 7, 2005

EDWARD FLEMING

Edward Fleming, 77, of 608 N. Jackson St., died Tuesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

BERTHA HALL

ERWIN -- Bertha Hall, 82, died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Benson. The Reverends Glenn McCullen and Everett Faircloth will officiate. Burial will be on Saturday at...

RAY H. HOOD

TARBORO -- Ray Hampton Hood, 83, brother of Hope Morton of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Edgecombe Memorial Park with Pastor Loren Lung officiating. In addition to his sister, Mr. Hood...

PEGGY JAMES

Peggy Elizabeth James, 59, died Wednesday at O'Berry Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BRUCE LEVERETTE

The funeral for Bruce Leverette, 43, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Church. The Rev. James Collins and the Rev. James Mitchell will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mr. Leverette...

SHARMINA MITCHELL

The funeral for Sharmina Mitchell will be held Friday at noon at Holly Street United Holy Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. The viewing hours will be from 1 until 6 today at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ALVIN SMITH

Alvin Smith, 70, of 1639 Zion Church Road, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

JUNE THURMAN

LAGRANGE -- June Thurman, 76, of 208 East James St., died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

LIB VANN

SELMA -- Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Vann, 74, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery. Mrs. Vann was a native of Johnston...

TERESA WOODARD

Teresa Bradley Woodard, 63, of 518 Howell Road, Princeton, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

Wednesday, April 6, 2005

FLORENCE BALDWIN

Florence Vivian Merritt Baldwin, 93, a resident of the Pines in Goldsboro, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be private and will be in...

ALFONZO BEST

The funeral for Alfonzo Best, 74, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Joe Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in the Best Family Cemetery. Mr. Best died Monday at his home...

PRESTON LEE BINDER

LAGRANGE -- Preston Lee Binder, 3-month-old son of Timothy Binder and Veronica L. Montgomery, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. In addition to his parents, he is...

EUGENE CARLTON

WARSAW -- Eugene Keith Carlton, 74, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A lifelong resident of Duplin County and a retired farmer, he was the son of the late Eugene Ray and Eldora Smith Carlton. He enjoyed hunting,...

BERTHA H. CLARK

Bertha Harris Clark, 84, died Saturday at Wilson Memorial Hospital. The funeral was to be held today at 1 p.m. at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Show Hill, with the Rev. Arthur Loftin officiating. Burial was to be...

PENNIE JONES

MAGNOLIA -- The funeral for Pennie Frederick Jones, 80, of 929 Hwy. 50 South, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Kenansville. Pastor E.T. Coston will officiate. Burial will be in Middleton Cemetery....

DOUGLAS A. KEECH

Douglas Aurthur Keech, 59, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Holder will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mr. Keech was born...

SHARMINA MITCHELL

The funeral for Sharmina Mitchell will be held Friday at noon at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. The Rev. Charlie Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Mitchell is survived by two sons, Ronaldo...

ANNIE LAURIE PRICE

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Annie Laurie Grady Price, 82, of 422 Atlas Price Road, in the Pricetown community, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. The...

Tuesday, April 5, 2005

FLORENCE M. BALDWIN

Florence Merritt Baldwin, 93, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

MARY BEAMON

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Mary Elizabeth Beamon, 88, of 600-B North Point Drive, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Goshen Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, where she was a member. Dr. David Atkinson and Elder...

PRESTON LEE BINDER

Preston Lee Binder, 3-month-old son of Timothy Binder and Veronica L. Montgomery, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

EUGENE CARLTON

WARSAW -- Eugene Keith Carlton, 74, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home....

HERMAN CROOM

AYDEN -- The funeral for Herman G. Croom, 97, was held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Farmer Funeral Home. Burial was today at 11 a.m. in Ayden Cemetery. Mr. Croom died Satur-day at his home. He...

PENNY JONES

KENANSVILLE -- Penny Frederick Jones, 80, died Monday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

GARY HURLEY SR.

DUDLEY -- Gary Rance Hurley Sr., 61, died Friday at his home. A graveside service will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Sandhills State Vet-erans Cemetery in Spring Lake. Mr. Hurley was born in Cedar Town, Ga.,...

DOUGLAS A. KEECH

Douglas Aurthur Keech, 59, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Holder will officiate. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Mr. Keech was born...

CHARLES MORRISEY

TURKEY -- The funeral for Charles Davis Morrisey, 56, of 7940 Old Warsaw Road, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Greater Six Run Baptist Church. The Rev. Leslie Morrisey will officiate. Burial will be e in the Morrisey...

ANNIE PRICE

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Annie Laurie Grady Price, 82, of the Pricetown community, died today at Wayne Hospital. She was the widow of Gump Price. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

KENNETH RADFORD

GREENVILLE -- Kenneth Orville Radford, 94, died Sunday. The funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park. Mr. Radford was a native of Buncombe, had...

Monday, April 4, 2005

NORMAN B. ALDRIDGE

PINK HILL -- The funeral for Norman Burrell Aldridge, 63, of 1077 Sumner Road, was to be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Gray officiating. Burial was to be...

NORMA BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Norma Grey Ezzell Barwick, 76, of 227 Adams Road, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Mickey...

ROBERT CAVENAUGH

WARSAW -- Robert Jackson Cavenaugh, 67, of 513 N. Pine St., died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. The funeral will be held by the graveside on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Devotional Gardens. Mr. Cavenaugh is survived...

JACK DAVIS

CAROLINA BEACH -- Jack Donald Davis Sr., 72, died Sunday at his home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder. Burial will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens. After...

BRUCE LEVERETTE

Bruce Leverette, 43, of 703 S.. Claiborne St., died today at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DAVID J. MERCER

David James "Pop" Mercer, 86, of 115 Warren St., Calypso, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was a retired machine operator with the former Calypso Plywood Company and he was a member of the Mount Olive Fore Christ Church....

JEAN PILKINGTON

Jean Carol Whitley Pilkington, 63, of Kenly, died Friday evening from injuries received in an automobile accident. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Rev. Dennis...

GRANGER SASSER

ROSE HILL -- Granger Burnell Sasser, 65, of 852 Brice's Store Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Wallace Church of God. Burial will be in Rockfish Cemetery in Wallace....

KATIE C. SHAW

MAGNOLIA -- The funeral for Katie C. Shaw, 82, of East Sandy Street, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Magnolia. Pastor James Kelly will officiate. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. Mrs. Shaw...

FREDA TRACHTENBERG

DENVER, Colo. -- Freda Pettingill Trachtenberg, 87, widow of Dr. William Trachtenberg of Goldsboro, died on March 19 at the Joy of Living Assisted Living Care Center. She is survived by her sons, Jerome and Joseph Trachten-berg, daughter, Judy Grange;...

JOHN HOLLINGSWORTH

CROSS, S.C. -- John William Hollingsworth of Cross, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday. Mr. Hollingsworth was associated with American Optical Co. in Goldsboro. His survivors include three sons, Mark, David and Paul Hollingsworth, all of Greenville, and four sisters, Peggy...

DOUGLAS KEECH

Douglas Keech, 59, of 203 Quail Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Sunday, April 3, 2005

NORMA BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Norma Barwick, 76, of 227 Adams Road, died Saturday at Pitt County Hospital in Greenville. She was the wife of Grady Barwick of the home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

LAURA E. BEST

Laura E. Best, 73, of 716 National Drive, died Tuesday at her home. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday at St. James Disciples of Christ Church in Fremont. The Rev. James O. Williams will officiate. Burial...

ELIZABETH CRUMPLER

Elizabeth Davis Hall Crumpler, 86, died Saturday at Cypress Glen Retirement Home in Greenville, where she had made her home for the past four years. Mrs. Crumpler was born in Wayne County and was the daughter of the late Lonnie...

MICHAEL HARRIS

Michael Lee Jerrell Harris, 2-month old infant son of Samantha J. Knox and Kelvin Harris, died Friday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Forest Road Church of Christ. The...

GARY R. HURLEY SR

DUDLEY -- Gary Rance Hurley Sr., 61, died Friday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROSA JONES

The funeral for Rosa B. Jones will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Pikeville. Pastor Kenneth Vaughn will officiate. She is survived by sons, Andrew Jones Jr. of Pikeville,...

CHARLES MORRISEY

TURKEY -- Charles Davis Morrisey, 56, of 7940 Old Warsaw Road, died Friday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

JEAN PILKINGTON

KENLY -- Jean Carol Whitley Pilkington, 63, died Friday evening from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

WILLIAM EDGAR POWELL SR.

William Edgar "Bill" Powell Sr., 66, died Friday at his home. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Herman Paul Powell Sr. and Nell Elizabeth Parrish Powell. Mr. Powell was a longtime member of...

GINNIE RIVENBARK

WILMINGTON -- Ginnie Rose Rivenbark, 63, died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born in Goldsboro on March 7, 1942. She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Rivenbark. Miss. Rivenbark was a member of...

KATIE SHAW

WILMINGTON -- Katie Cornelius Shaw, 82, of 510 Clover Road, formerly of E. Sandy St., Magnolia, died Friday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

DAVID A. STEVENS

BEULAVILLE -- David Addison Stevens, 56, of Beulaville, formerly of Grantham, died Wednesday afternoon. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Hallsville Presbyterian Church in Beulaville. Burial will be in the Bostic-Sandlin Cemetery in Beulaville. Mr....

ELLA MAE WINSTEAD

Ella Mae Rackley Winstead, 75, of 6008 Meadow Lane, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Nash County, she was the daughter of the late Nona Francis and Fannie Carpenter Rackley, and was married to the late Lindsay Winstead....

QINGXIANG XIAN

Qingxiang Xian, 62, of 1700 Rose St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Xian was born in China and was the son of the late Canwen Xian and Shuqin Wu. He worked with Carolina Turkeys in Mount Olive. A...

Friday, April 1, 2005

DOROTHY AYCOCK

Dorothy Marie Hill Aycock, 58, of Faison, died Wednesday, March 30, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was employed with Duplin County Schools and was the First Lady of the Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Incorporated and...

MARTHA CASHWELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Martha Rose McCullen Cashwell, 61, of 350 Leon Flowers Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. The...

CHARITY DAUGHETY

Charity Daughety, 99, of 800 S. Taylor St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the mother of Dr. Samuel C. Elliott of the home and Lenston Daughety of Durham. Funeral arrangements are with Mitchell Funeral Home of...

WILLIE DIXON JR.

The funeral for Willie Dixon Jr. will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. He is survived by three sons, Anthony White, Carlos Atkinson and Anthony Dixon;...

CHARLES HASTING

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Charles Hasting, 47, of 512 S. Chestnut St., will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Piney Green Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Elder Joseph Warren will officiate. Burial will be in the...

MATTIE R. HILL

WILSON -- Mattie Reid Hill, 84, of 1207 Meadow St., died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at St.. James Christian Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 1739 Martin Luther...

GLADYS C. JOYNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gladys Chestnutt Joyner, 92, died Thursday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Brownings United Methodist Church with Dr. Lily Chou officiating. Committal will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park....

WILLIAM POWELL

William E. Powell, of 207 Forest Drive, died Friday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LEON SMITH

Mr. Leon Smith, 83, of 209 Bear Creek Road, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, March 31, 2005 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Leon was born in Wayne County and was the son of the late Giles and...

ISAAC M. SPEARS

MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Isaac Matthew Spears, 71, of 419 Oakwood Ave., Sanford, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. The Rev. Elbert Howell will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood...

DAVID A. STEVENS

David Addison Stevens, 56, of Beulaville, formerly of Grantham, died Wednesday afternoon. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Beulaville. The family will receive friends the home of Ed and Cindy Stevens on Old Grantham Road and at...

LILLIE P. WOODARD

PRINCETON -- The funeral for Lillie Price Woodard, 84, will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home. The Rev. Dwight Dunning will officiate. Burial will be in Bizzell Grove Church Cemetery. Mrs. Woodard died...