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Friday, September 30, 2005

BEN BARWICK

Dec. 30, 1939-Sept. 28, 2005 Benjamin Franklin Barwick, 65, died Wednesday at his sister's home on Sleepy Creek Road. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Dorman officiating....

EFFIE COLEY

Died Sept. 30, 2005 Effie Coley, formerly of 512 E. Holly St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

RICHARD DAUGHTRY SR.

Died Sept. 30, 2005 Richard F. Daughtry Sr., 89, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RICHARD GINN SR.

June 21, 1935-Sept. 28, 2005 Richard Carl Ginn Sr., 70, of Warsaw, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held today at 6 p.m. at Warsaw Baptist Church. The Reverends Mitchell Rivenbark, Kenneth Baker and Dan...

MICHAEL GREENE

May 10, 1955-Sept. 23, 2005 The funeral for retired Sgt. Michael T. Greene, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Goldsboro, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Joe Jackson will officiate. Interment,...

JAMES HARVELL SR.

March 1, 1926-Sept. 27, 2005 MOREHEAD CITY -- James Clyde "J.C." Harvell Sr., 79, died Tuesday. A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Morehead City. The Rev. Timothy J. Havlicek and...

JOYCE LANDES

Died Sept. 29, 2005 CLINTON -- Joyce Hood Landes 65, of 807 Raleigh Road, died Thursday at her home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. Ron Cava officiating. Burial...

REV. JOSEPH SAYBLACK JR.

June 6, 1947-Sept. 28, 2005. WILLIAMSTON -- The Rev. Joseph J. Sayblack Jr., 58, died Wednesday. He was a former Christian Education Director of the First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro. While serving in that position he formed and directed the...

Thursday, September 29, 2005

REV. CHESTER ASHFORD

Died Sept. 28, 2005 The Rev. Chester Ashford, 78 of 591 Mitchell Road, Dudley, died Wednesday at SunBridge Nursing Center in Mount Olive. Among his survivors is his daughter, Annette Whitfield of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre...

BEN BARWICK

Dec. 30, 1939-Sept. 28, 2005 Benjamin Franklin Barwick, 65, died Wednesday at his sister's home on Sleepy Creek Road. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Dorman officiating....

JASPER BRYANT

Died Sept. 18, 2005 Jasper P. Byrant, 62, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Bryant of the home; five children, Jeffrey, Mary and Jere-miah Bryant of Goldsboro, Lajena (Greg) Uzzell of Manahein,...

PATTIE F. CARTER

Nov. 16, 1921 - Sept. 28, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Pattie Belle Faulk Carter, 83, long-time resident of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, died Wednesday morning at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held at 7...

RUBY DILLINGHAM

March 31, 1911-Sept. 27, 2005 Ruby Queen Dillingham, 94, of 401 N. Morgan St., Shelby, formerly of 216 Mimosa Park Drive, Goldsboro, died Tuesday at White Oak Manor of Shelby. A native of Cleveland County, she was a retired...

JOAN HART

Died Sept. 27, 2005 MIDDLESEX -- Joan Joyner Hart, 59, mother of Ronald Hart Jr. of Fremont, died Tuesday at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She was born in Nash County and was a loyal employee of Square D for 20 years....

KEITH RODGERS

Keith " Mr. Joe" Rodgers, 79, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. A private service will be held. Mr. Rod-gers was born in Dade County, Fla., and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He is survived...

TIMMIE SMITH

Died Sept. 27, 2005 The funeral for Timmie "Boobie" Smith, 47, of 416-A Lime St., will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Apostle D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood...

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

SHIRLEY P. BELL

May 20, 1948 - Sept. 28, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Shirley Pickett Bell, 57, of 523 Washboard Ave., died today at her home. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Tyndall Funeral Home Chapel with...

PATTIE BELLE CARTER

Died Sept. 28, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Pattie Belle Faulk Carter, of the Beautancus community, died today at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

DR. BEN HOUSTON

Died Sept. 27, 2005 Dr. Benjamin Herriot Houston III, 81, of Goldsboro, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia. He was the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Benjamin Houston of Smithfield. He graduated from Clinton High School and...

KEITH RODGERS

Died Sept. 27, 2005 Keith Alan Rodgers, 79, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

TIMMY SMITH

Died Sept. 27, 2005 Timmy "Boobie" Smith, 47, of 416 Apt. A. Lime St., died Tuesday. Among his survivors is his mother, Mary H. Smith, and the family will be at her residence at 512 Mulberry St. Funeral arrangements are...

MELVIN A. WILLIAMS

Sept. 22, 1940 - Sept. 26, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Melvin Ardell Williams, 65, of 212 Cox Pond Road, died Monday morning at his home. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home....

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Obits - Tue

JAMES BAKER

Died Sept. 26, 2005 FOUR OAKS -- James Edward Baker, 70, of Boyette Road, died Monday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Four Oaks Church of God. Burial will be in Barbour's Chapel Church Cemetery. Mr....

ROSCOE BARNHILL JR.

Died Sept. 25, 2005 GREENVILLE -- A. Roscoe Barnhill Jr., 86, brother of Catherine B. Mooring of LaGrange, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel...

MARVIN HARRIS

Died Sept. 25, 2005 FARMVILLE -- Marvin Chester Harris Jr., 58, of 5396 Toddy Road, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Church Street Chapel of Farmville Funeral...

ROBERT MITCHELL

Died Sept. 23, 2005 The funeral for Robert Lawrence Mitchell, 62, 402 Park Avenue, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m.. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. Apostle D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mr. Mitchell is...

MELVIN WILLIAMS

Died Sept. 26, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Melvin Ardell Williams died Monday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Monday, September 26, 2005

GEORGE BEST JR.

Dec. 16, 1931-Sept. 25, 2005 WARSAW -- George S. Best Jr., 73, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Warsaw Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Ben Burrows will...

ROMIE FAUCETTE

Died Sept. 24, 2005 LUCAMA -- Romie Bill Faucette, 84, of 7415 Springhill Church Road, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Springhill Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Charles Love...

MICHAEL GREENE

May 10, 1955-Sept. 23, 2005 Michael T. Greene, 50, of Sumter, S.C., formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday in Sumter. He was the son of the late Richard and Mary B. Greene. Funeral arrangements are pending....

HOPE MORTON

Died Sept. 24, 2005 Hope Hood Daugherty Morton, 85, of Dover, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Mrs. Morton is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Daugherty Hinnant of Goldsboro; one son, W. Marvin Daugherty of Washington; three...

Sunday, September 25, 2005

IRVING M. FORNECKER

Died Sept. 24, 2005 Pikeville Resident PIKEVILLE -- Irving Michael Fornecker, 89, of 111 Graceland Lane, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph United Methodist Church in...

WILLIAM COCKRELL

Died Sept. 22, 2005 Kenly Resident KENLY -- William E. Cockrell, 74, of 403 E. Goldsboro St., died Thursday. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Kenly Church of God. Visitation will follow. A graveside...

WILLARD GAUTIER

Died Sept. 23, 2005 Benson Resident Willard Allen Gautier, 61, of 1085-C Aquilla Road, died at his home Friday morning. Born July 8, 1944, to Mildred Louise Harvell Grant and the late Jessie Willard Gautier, he was a native of...

GERTRUDE HOBBS

Died Sept. 22, 2005 Gertrude "Sis" Hobbs, 78, of 904 S. Franklin St., died Thursday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was retired from O'Berry Center and was a member at First African Baptist Church. A funeral service will be...

IRIS HOWARD

Died Sept. 23, 2005 Deep Run Resident DEEP RUN -- Iris Hill Howard, 83, of 2750 Smith-Grady Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Valley View Baptist Church, Snowflake, Ariz., and a graduate of Louisburg...

BETTIE McCULLEN

June 22, 1918-Sept. 22, 2005 Bettie Mae Grady McCullen, 87, of Kirkwood Apartments, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral was held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The Rev....

ROBERT MITCHELL

Died Sept. 23, 2005 Robert Lawrence Mitchell, 62 of 402 Park Ave. died Friday at his residence. Among his survivors is his wife, Lenora Byrd Mitchell. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home...

GARLAND PATE

Died Sept. 23, 2005 Warsaw Resident WARSAW -- Garland R. Pate, 88, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Son of the late George Henry Pate and Lettie Outlaw Pate, he was a retired farmer. He had served in...

BILL POTOCNICK

Died Sept. 23, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Rudolph "Bill" Potocnick, 80, of 2100 Granville Drive, died Friday at Sunbridge Care in Mount Olive. A native of Harbor, Ore., he was the son of the late Matt and Mary Dolanc Potocnick and...

MILDRED THIGPEN

Died Sept. 21, 2005 WARSAW -- Mildred Crenshaw Thigpen, 95, a former resident of Warsaw, died Thursday at Mary Gran Nursing Center in Clinton. The service will be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home....

NAMON WALLACE

Died Sept. 21, 2005 Kenansville Resident A funeral service for Namon Douglas Wallace, 69, of 221 Serecta Road, will be held today at 3 p.m. from the Big Zion AME Zion Church. The Rev. Janice Wilson will officiate. Burial...

Friday, September 23, 2005

THOMAS CHESTNUTT

March 31, 1914-Sept. 22, 2005 MAGNOLIA -- Thomas Chestnutt, 91, died Thursday at his home. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home, Warsaw. Dr. William Bland will officiate. Burial will be...

LEONARD FALKENHAGEN

Died Sept. 22, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Leonard George Falkenhagen, 80, of 106 Wintergreen Lane, died Thursday morning at his home. A native of Michigan, he was the son of the late Herman and Alice Jennison Falkenhagen. He was...

GLADYS HALL

Died Sept. 21, 2005 Gladys Hall, of 916 S. Goldsboro St., died Wednesday. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Gospel Tabernacle in Fremont. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Mrs. Hall is survived by her...

BETTIE McCULLEN

June 22, 1918-Sept. 22, 2005 Bettie Mae Grady McCullen, 87, of Kirkwood Apartments, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The...

NEVA McEACHERN

Died Sept. 20, 2005 A private funeral for the Rev. Neva McEachern, 88, of 803 Pittman St., was held by the graveside on Thursday morning at Old Mill Cemetery. She died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Surviving are...

PEARL PITTMAN

Aug. 5, 1914-Sept. 19, 2005 WILSON -- Pearl Williamson Pittman, 91, died Monday at Wil Med Nursing Home. She was born in Pitt County to McCray and Addie Williamson. She was the widow of Gilmer Guy Pittman and was a...

LATANIA THOMPSON

Died Sept. 18, 2005 NEWTON GROVE -- The funeral for Latania Louise Thompson, 29, of 135 Avon Lane, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Mount Olive. The Rev. Leroy Batts will officiate....

Thursday, September 22, 2005

HARRIET P. BIZZELL

Died Sept. 18, 2005 Harriet Simpson Powers Bizzell, 85, a resident of Alterra Sterling House, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wilmington, she was the daughter of the Kinchen and Harriet Noble Powers and the widow of...

THOMAS CHESTNUTT

MAGNOLIA -- Thomas Chestnutt, 91, died today at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

GLORIA EVANS

Aug. 13, 1948-Sept. 18, 2005 Gloria Jones Evans of Goldsboro died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of her life will be held Sat-urday at 1 p.m. at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church of LaGrange, where she was...

LEONARD FALKENHAGEN

Died Sept. 22 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Leonard Falkenhagen died today at his home at 106 Wintergreen Lane. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall in Mount Olive....

GERTRUDE HOBBS

Died Sept. 22, 2005 Gertrude Hobbs, 78, of 904 S. Franklin St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GEORGE HOLZWORTH

Died Sept. 20, 2005 NEW BERN -- George Bartlett "Bud" Holzworth died Tuesday at his home. He served 21 years as a Marine musician and retired as a master sergeant. He served as a minister of music in various churches...

ED KANE SR.

Dec. 9, 1923-Sept. 20, 2005 Edward James Kane, Sr., 81, of LaGrange, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service, with military honors, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Dr. Glenn...

CAROLOS LOPEZ

Died Sept. 19, 2005 Carolos Romeo de Leon Lopez, 19, died Monday night from injuries received in an automobile accident. He was a native of la aldea Sujchay, Guatamala, and was the son of Salomon de Leon Lopez and Maria...

REV. NEVA McEACHERN

Died Sept. 20, 2005 The Rev. Neva McEachern, 88, of 803 Pittman St., died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is a son, Larry McEachern. Funeral arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

BONNIE OUTLAW

Died Sept. 21, 2005 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Bonnie Dell Barwick Outlaw, 80, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Outlaw's Bridge Universalist Church. The Rev. Barry Whittemore...

KATHRYN STRICKLAND

Died Sept. 20, 2005 Kathryn Lynn Jack Strickland, 63, died Tuesday morning at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. A private service will be held. Mrs. Strickland was a native of Mercer County, Pa., and was the daughter of...

SALLY THOMPSON

Sept. 21, 1918-Sept. 20, 2005 PRINCETON -- Sally Worley Strickland Thompson, 86, of US 70 East, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home...

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

HARRIET S. BIZZELL

Died Sept. 18, 2005 Harriet Simpson Powers Bizzell, 85, a resident of Alterra Sterling House, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wilmington, she was the daughter of the Kinchin and Harriet Noble Powers and the widow...

GLADYS HALL

Died Sept. 21, 2005 Gladys Hall, of 916 S. Goldsboro St., Fremont, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home in Fremont....

GEORGE HOLZWORTH

Died Sept. 20, 2005 NEW BERN -- George "Bud" Holzworth died Tuesday. His wife, Nancy Pridgen Holzworth, is a native of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Cotten Funeral Home in New Bern....

ED KANE

Died Sept. 20, 2005 Edward James Kane Sr. died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Rosemary Kane. Funeral arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

KENNETH MANLEY

Died Sept. 18, 2005 COLUMBIA, Md. -- Kenneth Eldridge Manley, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday at Howard General Hospital. He was the son of the late Robert and Gladys Jones Manley. He graduated from Carver High School, attended A&T...

GAIL B. MURPHY

March 2, 1933-Sept. 19, 2005 Gail B. Murphy, 72, of Morehead City, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2005 at Duke University Hospital. She was born in Savannah, Ga. on March 2, 1933, to Henry Luther...

LENA MAE SMITH

Died Sept. 18, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Lena Mae Smith, 87, of 203 S. Cobb St., will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Moses Chapel Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. The Rev. Kendall Clark will...

ROBERT J. STOFFEL

Died Sept. 17, 2005 ANGIER -- Robert Stoffel, 77, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral mass will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church in Fuquay-Varina. Mr. Stoffel was born in Dorchester, Mass.,...

NAMON WALLACE

Died Sept. 21, 2005 KENANSVILLE -- Namon Wallace, 69, of 221 Sarecta Road, died today at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

DAVID WEST

Died Sept. 18, 2005 David Harding West, 43, of Kenansville, died Sunday at his home. A memorial service was held on Tuesday night at 7 at Kenansville Baptist Church. Dr. Mike Thompson and Angie Partin officiated. Mr. West was preceded...

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

KENNITH BLACKMON

Died Sept. 18, 2005 KENLY -- Kennith G. Blackmon, 67, of 12502 Hwy. 42 E., died Sunday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Kevin Drake will officiate. Burial...

WILLIAM COOKE

May 20, 1937-Sept. 18, 2005 WARSAW -- William H. "Bill" Cooke, 68, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Community Funeral Home. Entombment will be on Wednesday...

GREGORY EUNICE

Gregory Milton Eunice, 50, of 823 W. Oak St., departed this life on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Eastern Chapel Church. The viewing will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Perry's Funeral Home...

GLORIA EVANS

Died Sept. 19, 2005 Gloria Evans died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ELIJAH HARVEY

Died Sept. 16, 2005 WARSAW -- Baquanda Troublefied announces the birth and death of a son, Elijah Demonta Harvey, on Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was the grandson of Pearline Barksdale of Warsaw and Melvin Stevens of...

BOBBY HOLLAND

May 1, 1937-Sept. 19, 2005 PIKEVILLE -- Bobby Raymond Holland, 68, of 107 E. Old Fort Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home...

LLOYD JACKSON

FOUR OAKS -- Lloyd t. Jackson, 72, died Monday. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Christian Church. The Rev. Jack Anglin will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Jackson is survived...

JAMES KORNEGAY

JAMES KORNEGAY Died Sept. 19, 2005 James Clifton Kornegay, 77, of 1800 O'Berry Center Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be tonight at 7 at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating....

BENJAMIN ROWE

Died Sept. 19, 2005 FRANKLINTON --Benjamin "Ben" Rowe, 57, of 382 Gordon Moore Road, died Monday. His wife, Shera Rowe, is the daughter of William and Cora Edwards of Goldsboro. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Glen...

JOHN SMITH SR.

May 6, 1925-Sept. 19, 2005 DEEP RUN -- John Braswell Smith Sr., 80, of 5799 Hwy. 258 South, died Monday. Mr. Smith the son of the late Mark Nicholas and Lula Southerland Smith. An Army Air Corps veteran of World...

KATHERINE STRICKLAND

Died Sept. 20, 2005 Katherine Strickland, 63, died today at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

DAVID WEST

David Harding West, 43, of Kenansville, died Sunday at his home. A memorial service will be held tonight at 7 at Kenansville Baptist Church. Dr. Mike Thompson and Angie Partin will officiate....

Monday, September 19, 2005

FAYE C. CARROLL

Jan. 31, 1950-Sept. 17, 2005 KENLY -- Faye Collins Carroll, 55, of Bunn Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Johnston County and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lizzie Godwin Collins. Survivors...

ROBERT CAMPBELL

Died Sept. 11, 2005 Robert Campbell, 59, died last Sunday at Harnett Manor Nursing Home in Lillington. Funeral services will be private. He was the son of the late Isaiah and Bennie Ruth Davis Campbell. Condolences may be e-mailed to...

LAWYER CRAWFORD

Died Sept. 14, 2005 The funeral for Lawyer Eugene Crawford, 46, will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Saints Delight United Holy Church in the Parkstown Community. Bishop Leamon Dudley Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mill...

MARGARET DIXON

Aug. 13, 1938-Sept. 16, 2005 SELMA -- The funeral for Margaret Benson Dixon, 67, was to be held today at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Pittman officiating. Burial was to be in...

RUTHA GILLS

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Rutha Lee Gills, of 705 E. Walnut St., died Thursday. She is survived by two sons, Anthony Lee Gills of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Danny Ray Gills of Goldsboro; three daughters, Bettie Suggs (Russell), Mary...

NANNIE H. GRADY

Oct. 18, 1934 - Sept. 17, 2005 ALBERTSON -- Nannie Harris Grady, 70, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Born in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Richard and Lizzie Eastwood Harris. She...

MARY ALICE HERRING

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Mary Alice Herring, 52, of 609 Bizzell Court died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Tuesday at noon in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Apostle D.L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial...

BOBBY HOLLAND

Died Sept. 19, 2005 PIKEVILLE -- Bobby R. Holland, 68, of 107 E. Old Fort Road died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in...

JAMES KORNEGAY

Died Sept. 19, 2005 James Clifton Kornegay, 77, of 1800 O'Berry Center Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SYBIL LANIER

Died Sept. 17, 2005 KENANSVILLE -- Sybil B. Lanier, 79, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. at Community Funeral Home Chapel in Beulaville. Burial will be in East Duplin Memorial Gardens...

RICHARD MCDONALD

March 23, 1953-Sept. 17, 2005 WILSON -- Richard Allen McDonald, 52, son of Helen Gray McDonald of Goldsboro, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. The Rev. Ray Wells...

BESSIE STANLEY

April 2, 1939-Sept. 15, 2005 FOUR OAKS -- The funeral for Bessie M. Stanley, 66, of NC 222 West, Fremont, was held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Minshew Funeral Home. Burial was in Bethel Free Will Baptist...

LENA SMITH

Died Sept. 18, 2005 Lena Smith, 87, died Sunday at Evergreen Senior Nursing Home in Greensboro. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Rebecca Manley, at 202 Sandborn Lane in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending at...

LATANIA THOMPSON

Died Sept. 18, 2005 NEWTON GROVE -- Latania L. Thompson, 29, of 135 Avon Lane, died Sunday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Among her survivors is her mother, Barbara Kelly. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home in Mount...

Sunday, September 18, 2005

MARY D. ADAMS

Died Sept. 14, 2005 Mary D. Adams, 51, of 608 N. Daisy St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held today at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, LaGrange. Elder Nathaniel...

ROBERT E. BAKER

Died Sept. 17, 2005 Robert Edward Baker, 67, of 401 Black Jack Church Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Baker was born in Tifton, Ga., and was the son of the late Alford and Annie Mae Clemmons...

ATWOOD BROOKS

Died Sept. 15, 2005 TURKEY -- A graveside service for Atwood Bryant Brooks, 99, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Bryant Family Cemetery. The Rev. Isaac Johnson will officiate. Mrs. Brooks was a resident of Ditmas Park...

RUTHA GILLS

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Rutha Lee Gills, of 705 E. Walnut St., died Thursday. She is survived by two sons, Anthony Lee Gills of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Dan-ny Ray Gills of Goldsboro; three daughters, Bettie Suggs, Mary Jean...

NANNIE GRADY

Died Sept. 17, 2005 ALBERTSON -- Nannie Grady, wife of William M. "Bill" Grady, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

GEORGE GRAY

LUCAMA -- George H. Gary, 68, of 7526 Springfield School Road, died Saturday at home. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Elder J.M. Mewborn will conduct the service. Burial will...

MARY HERRING

The funeral for Mary Alice Herring, 52, of 609 Bizzell Court, will be held Thursday at noon in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home. Apostle D. L. McIntyre will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Herring is survived...

RUTH P. PRICE

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Ruth Pittman Price, 85, of 1600 Tampa Street, Apt. 28, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Joshua Vick Pittman and Melinda Ferrell Pittman and...

ETHEL TAYLOR

Died Sept. 15, 2005 The funeral for Ethel Jackson Taylor, 90, of 100 Hunters Creek Drive, formerly of the Parkstown community, will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Parkstown Road. Burial will...

EDWARD WARREN JR.

Died Sept. 16, 2005 Edward Rudolph "Red" Warren Jr., 83, of The Pines, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held this afternoon at 3 at Willow Dale Cemetery, with Dr. Homer Morris officiating. Mr. Warren...

Friday, September 16, 2005

EVELENA ARMWOOD

Died Sept. 9, 2005 The funeral for Evelena "Evelyn" Armwood, 89, of Washington, D.C., will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem Church of Christ in Kenner. The Rev. James Hardy will officiate. Burial will be in the...

JOYCE CROMARTIE

A memorial service in honor of Joyce Sellars Cromartie will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005, at 4 p.m. at the Evangelical Fellowship Center, 120 S. Center St., Mount Olive. Family and friends are invited to attend this service. (Pd)...

MARY COX

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Mary Holden Cox, 50, of 1113 Rosewood Road, died Thursday at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Wilson. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Free Will Baptist Church. Dr. Navarro Brown...

LAFAYETTE FREDERICK

KENANSVILLE -- Lafayette Frrederick, 79, of 543 Seminary St., died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. The funeral was held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw. Burial was in the Devotional Gardens. Mr. Frederick...

PEARLINE HILL

June 16, 1943-Sept. 7, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- The funeral for Pearline G. Hill, 62, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church. Elder Jesse Warren will officiate. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park....

MARY HERRING

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Mary Alice Herring, 42 of 609 Bizzell Court Goldsboro died Thursday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her husband, Willie Herring. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

MURRELL JOYNER

Died Sept. 13, 2005 LAGRANGE -- The funeral for Murrell Joyner, 63, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Michael A. Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Joyner is survived...

DORIS KING

Died Sept. 13, 2005 KINSTON -- Doris King, 70, of 702 Girl Scout Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Antioch Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Preston Harris...

CLARA LANE

March 25, 1925-Sept. 14, 2005 A graveside service for Clara Bivens Lane, 80, of 8779 Brogden Road, Smithfield, was held this morning at 9 at Princeton Cemetery. Mrs. Lane died Wednesday at Friendly Elm Rest Home in Elm City. She...

TIMOTHY TUVELL

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Timothy James Tuvell, 46, died in Tampa, Fla., after a long battle with cancer. He resided in Goldsboro for several months with his sister, Brenda Baker, and at The Meadows before returning to Florida. He was...

LOIS B. MANESS

July 9, 1914 - Sept. 14, 2005 LAGRANGE -- Lois Blakely Maness, 91, died Wednesday at Britthaven of LaGrange. Mrs. Maness was born in Wayne County to the late Joe and Mattie Nance Blakely. She was preceded in death by...

ETHEL TAYLOR

Died Sept. 15, 2005 The funeral for Ethel Jackson Taylor, 90, of 100 Hunters Creek Drive, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Seventh Day Adventist Church on Parkstown Road. Pastor Darryl Anderson will officiate....

LUCILLE WEST

Feb. 12, 1923-Sept. 10, 2005 Lucille Rudish West, 82, of US Business East, died Saturday. She was a native of Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late John and Helen Kelly Rudish. She was a retired insurance agent and...

JIM WILSON

Jan. 19, 1930-Sept. 15, 2005 James M. "Jim" Wilson, 75, of 4460 Hwy. 70 East, died Thursday at his home. Mr. Wilson was born in Wayne County to the late Sanders Alex Wilson and Annie Laura Daniels Wilson. He...

Thursday, September 15, 2005

MARY ADAMS

Died Sept. 14, 2005 Mary Adams, 51, of 360 N. Daisy St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

ROBERT CAMPBELL

Died Sept. 11, 2005 Robert Campbell, 59, died Sunday at Harnett Manor Nursing Home in Lillington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JESSE GRANT SR.

Aug. 11, 1922-Sept. 13, 2005 Funeral services for Jesse Grant Sr. of Kenly will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. Visitation will follow the service. (Pd)...

MURRELL JOYNER

Died Sept. 13, 2005 LAGRANGE -- Murrell Ellington Joyner, 63, of 203 Hickory St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at LaGrange Mortuary....

LOIS B. MANESS

Died Sept. 14, 2005 LAGRANGE -- Lois Blakely Maness, 91, died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home....

LAWYER CRAWFORD

Died Sept. 14, 2005 Lawyer Eugene Crawford, 36, of 500 Deerhaven Court, Hillsboro, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. The family will be at the home of his mother, Rosa Crawford, 618 Slaughter...

MARY COX

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Mary Cox, 50, of 1113 Rosewood Road, died today at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

RUTHA GILLS

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Rutha Lee Gills of Goldsboro died today. The family will be at 705 E. Walnut St. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

THOMAS STROUD

Died Sept. 13, 2005 ALBERTSON -- Thomas Leon Stroud, 63, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Pink Hill Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Love...

ETHEL TAYLOR

Died Sept. 15, 2005 Ethel Jackson Taylor died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arraignments are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. The family will receive friends at 100 Hunters Creek Drive....

CELIA WADE

Aug. 10, 1926-Sept. 14, 2005 Celia Crumpler Wade, 79, of 655 Stoney Creek Church Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

ALICE BRYANT

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Alice Faye Sutton Bryant of Washington, D.C., died Tuesday. She was born in 1943 and was formerly of Wayne and Johnston counties. Among her survivors are two daughters, Tracy and Lisa Bryant, of Washington, D.C.; three...

JESSE GRANT SR.

Aug. 11, 1922-Sept. 13, 2005 KENLY -- Jesse Alton Grant Sr., 83, of 643 Boswell Road, died Tuesday at his home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

WINNIE LETCHWORTH

Died Sept. 13, 2005 SNOW HILL - Winnie Ham Letchworth, 72, died Tuesday, at her home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Church Street Chapel of the Farmville Funeral Home. The Reverends Glenn Batton and...

VONNIE RAINEY

Oct. 10, 1937-Sept. 10, 2005 WILSON -- Vonnie Davis Rainey, 67, died Saturday. The funeral will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home., 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. A graveside service will be held Monday...

KANDIS SUPER

Died Sept. 9, 2005 KINSTON -- Kandis Denean Super, 20, of 19-E Carver Court, died Friday at her home. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at New Christian Fellowship Center, 420 Browntown Road, Snow Hill. Elderess Diane...

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

JOYCE CROMARTIE

A memorial service in honor of Joyce Sellars Cromartie is scheduled for Saturday at 4 p.m. This service will be held at Evangelical Fellowship Center, 120 S. Center St., Mount Olive. Family and friends are invited to attend this service....

OLIVIA P. MUSICK

April 19, 1931 - Sept. 11, 2005 Pikeville Resident Olivia Pike Musick, 74, of 108 Decoy Dr., was called to her eternal home Sunday evening surrounded by her family. Born in Gadsden, Ala., she was the daughter of the...

LINDA G. HACKLE

Sept. 23, 1942 - Sept. 12, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Linda Garris Hackle, 62, of 410 Park Ave., died Monday at her residence. Linda was the daughter of Marjorie Lucas Garris of Goldsboro and the late Paul Garris. Linda worked as...

GILDA VANN

Died Sept. 12, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Gilda Vann, 75, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Sampson County to the late Leon E. and Maggie Williamson Vann. She was a graduate of Goldsboro High School and...

Monday, September 12, 2005

MELBA CAMPBELL

Died Sept. 12, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Melba Grantham Campbell, 79, left this life on Monday morning at the Courtyards of the Berne Village in New Bern, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Mrs. Campbell was born in...

LAFAYETTE FREDERICK

Died Sept. 11, 2005 Kenansville Resident Lafayette Frederick, 79, of 543 Seminary St., died Sunday at the Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

LINDA G. HACKLE

Goldsboro Resident Linda Garris Hackle, 62, of 410 Park Ave., died Monday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

JAMES K. JOYNER

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Philadelphia, Pa. Resident PHILADELPHIA, PA. -- James K. Joyner, a native of LaGrange, died Sept. 9 in Philadelphia. He was the son of the late James and Lela Dawson Joyner. Among his survivors is a...

OLIVIA MUSICK

Olivia Musick, 74, of 108 Decoy Dr., died Sunday at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Jack Musick. A funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. A graveside service...

LINDA ROBERTS

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Linda Faye Loftin Roberts died Sept. 6 at her oldest sons home in Charlottesville, Va. Born May 12, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Adele Johnson Loftin. She attended Goldsboro city schools. After moving...

MALENA A. SCHIMMEL

March 21, 1975 - Sept. 10, 2005 Seven Springs Resident Malena Aubrey Schimmel, 30, of 619 Drummersville Road, died Saturday, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Malena was a 1993 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and she worked as a Supervisor...

HATTIE SUMMERLIN

Died Sept. 11, 2005 Kenly Resident Hattie Mae Barfield Summerlin, 89, of Parkfield Village, formerly of Kenly, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev....

ROYAL YATES

"An American Soldier Died Today" CWO-W4 (Ret.) Royal Yates, 88, was born on April 9, 1917, in the Corner Section, Clinch Mountain, Russell County, Va. On Saturday morning, September 10, 2005, during a well deserved sleep, he joined the...

Sunday, September 11, 2005

EVELYN ARMWOOD

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Washington, D.C. Resident Evelyn E. Armwood, 89, of 2515 17th St., N.E., died Friday at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Among her survivors are a daughter, Hepsie Armwood of Faison. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and...

MARY CAHOON

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Mary Daly Cahoon, 90, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. A native of Richlands, she spent most of her life in Goldsboro. She was the daughter of the late George Abner and...

E.B. CHASE JR

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Snow Hill Resident SNOW HILL -- Ernest Barnes "E.B." Chase Jr., 82, died Friday at Britthaven of Snow Hill. A native of Greene County, Mr. Chase was born to the late, Ernest B. Chase Sr. and...

JOYCE CROMARTIE

A memorial service in honor of Joyce Sellars Cromartie is scheduled for Saturday Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. The service will be held at Evangelical Fellowship Center, 120 S. Center St., Mount Olive. Family and friends are invited to attend...

THEONA FAIRCLOTH

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Theona Kirk Faircloth, 79, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Mrs. Faircloth was born in Ester Springs, Tenn., on Jan. 2, 1926, to the late John Kirk and Virgil Duncan Kirk. She...

JIMMIE GARNER

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Warsaw Resident Jimmie Howell Garner, 62, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Garner was born June 20, 1943, to the late Willie Thomas Garner and wife, Fannie Rogers Garner, of Duplin County. He is...

IRENE T. GRIFFIN

Died Sept. 8, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Irene Thornton Griffin, 100, died Thursday at the Brian Center. Mrs. Griffin was born in Sampson County on Jan. 25, 1905, to the late Benjamin Franklin Thornton and Julia Weaver Thornton. She was the...

SARAH RAINES

Died Sept. 8, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Sarah F. Valentine Raines, 72, of 426 Sheridan Forest Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of the late William and Armenta Eaton Valentine....

VONNIE RAINEY

Oct. 10 1937 - Sept. 10, 2005 Wilson Resident Vonnie Davis Rainey, 67, died Saturday. A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Sunday at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m....

J.L. RHODES

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Kenansville Resident KENANSVILLE -- J.L. Rhodes, 65, of Bowdens Road, died Friday morning at home. Born Sept. 16, 1939, to the late Mr. Charlie Ruffus Rhodes and wife, Smithie Margaret Ginn Rhodes, of Johnston County, Mr....

JAMES SPROUL

Died Sept. 10, 2005 Morehead City Resident MOREHEAD CITY -- James Frederick Sproul, 73, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital. Dr. Sproul was born March 5, 1932, in Moundsville, W. Va., to the late James Robert Sproul and the late...

ROYAL YATES

An American Soldier Died Saturday CWO-W4 (Ret.) Royal Yates, 88, was born on April 9, 1917, in the Corner Section, Clinch Mountain, Russell County, Va. On Saturday morning, September 10, 2005, during a well deserved sleep, he joined the...

ISAC VAZQUEZ

Guillermo and Francica Vazquez announce the birth and death of a son, Isac Vazquez at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A graveside service will be held 3:30 p.m. Monday at Wayne Memorial Park. Father Thomas P. Norris, OSFS will...

Friday, September 9, 2005

GAIL COX

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Selma Resident SELMA -- Gail Marie Cox, 29, of Selma, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. She was the daughter of Marshall and Bitha Ann Hall Cox. She was a 1993 graduate of Smithfield-Selma...

THEONA FAIRCLOTH

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Theona Kirk Faircloth, 79, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Mrs. Faircloth was born in Ester Springs, Tenn., on Jan. 2, 1926, to the late John Kirk and Virgil Duncan Kirk. She...

JESSIE FORBES JR

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Jessie Wesley (Rabbit) Forbes Jr., 59, of 418 Piedmont Road, died last Friday. A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the Christian Fellowship Center, Snow Hill. Interment will follow at...

JIMMIE GARNER

Died Sept. 9, 2005 Warsaw Resident WARSAW -- Jimmie Howell Garner, 62, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A visitation will be held Saturday evening from 7 until 9 at the Community Funeral Home. Arrangements are incomplete and will...

IRENE T. GRIFFIN

Died Sept. 8, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Irene Thornton Griffin, 100, died Thursday at the Brian Center. She was the widow of Lloyd Bennett Griffin. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PEARLINE HILL

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Mount Olive Resident Pearline Garner Hill, 62, of 412 Franklin St., died Wednesday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at Bass Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

EDWARD MCKASSIE

Died Sept. 8, 2005 Edward McKassie was born June 19, 1922, to the late Diddie and Hebrone McCaffity and departed this life early Thursday morning on Sept. 8, 2005, at Britthaven Nursing Home of Goldsboro. A funeral service will...

SARAH F. RAINS

Died Sept. 8, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Sarah F. Rains, 72, of 426 Sheridan Forest Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service...

ARTHUR RAWLINGS JR

Sept. 2, 1937 - Sept. 2, 2005 Princeton Resident Arthur Rawlings Jr., 74, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Center. He was born Sept. 2, 1937, to the late Arthur and Roxy Bradley Sr. He was married to Addie Everette, also...

BERTHA LEE SPEIGHT

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Snow Hill Resident Mrs. Bertha Lee Speight, 92, of 111 Carver St., died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John United Holy Church,...

HELEN STOVER

Died Sept. 3, 2005 Hilda Stancil Hales Stover, 86, died Sept. 3 at the home of her daughter in Fort Worth, Texas. Mrs. Stover operated Vogue Beauty Salon in Fremont from 1946 to 2000 and was a member of the...

Thursday, September 8, 2005

HELEN R. ALLEN

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Helen Annis Rose Allen, 75, of 760 Charlie Braswell Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Helen was born in Wayne County on May 23,1930 to the late Joe Wilburn Rose and Alice...

ERSKINE BASS

Died Sept.7, 2005 Stantonsburg Resident Erskine W. Bass, 74, died Wednesday. He had served in the Army and retired from sales at Kenly Ford. A funeral will be held 6 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church, Stantonsburg, with visitation to follow....

BILLIE COOPER

Died Sept. 4, 2005 Billie F. Cooper, 77, of Fayetteville, died Sunday at The Highland House. A memorial graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the Faison Cemetery in Faison. He was an Army veteran and a retired...

VIRGINIA Y. ELLIOT

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Virginia Yingling Elliott, 87, formerly of Camden, S.C., died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Md. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in Sunny Slope Cemetery, King William County, VA,...

JESSIE FORBES JR

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Jessie Wesley (Rabbit) Forbes Jr., 59, of 418 Piedmont Road, died Friday. A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Satur-day at the Christian Fellowship Center, Snow Hill. Interment will follow at Edward...

MAMIE FORBES

Washington, D.C. Resident Mamie Ruth Williams Forbes, formerly of Snow Hill, died this past weekend in Washington, D.C. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Washington Branch Original Free Will Baptist Church, Snow Hill. Bishop...

HELEN GLEMMING

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Helen Delilah Glemming, 63, of 3482 B Salem Church Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in...

EDWARD MCKASSIE

Died Sept. 8, 2005 Pikeville Resident Edward McKassie, 83, of 323 Lancaster Road, died at Britthaven of Goldsboro Thursday morning. Arrangements are being handled at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

BERTHA SEIGHT

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Snow Hill Resident Bertha Lee Seight, 92, of 111 Carver Dr., died Wednesday evening at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

Wednesday, September 7, 2005

HELEN ROSE ALLEN

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Helen Rose Allen, 75, of 760 Charlie Braswell Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of James A. Allen, Jr. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation...

MARY B. BASS

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Mary "Pete" Best Bass, 85, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Aaron & Maddie West Best and the wife of the...

ROBERT BLAND

Died Sept. 5, 2005 Mount Olive Resident Robert L. Bland, 70, of 100 Davis St., died Monday at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center of Mt. Olive. He was born in Wayne County to the late Luther and Mary Hare Bland...

THEONA FAIRCLOTH

Died Sept. 7, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Theona Faircloth, 79, of 704 N. Madison Ave., died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HELEN GLEMMING

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Helen Delilah Glemming, 63, of Salem Church Road died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

NELL MINSHEW

Died Sept. 5, 2005 N. Topsail Beach Resident Nell J. Minshew, 61, of N. Topsail Beach, passed away on Monday September 5, 2005, the day of her wedding anniversary. She will join her late husband in heaven, Bradley B....

LINDA ROBERTS

Died Sept. 6, 2005 New York Resident NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Linda Lofton Roberts, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Charlotteville, Va. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

HENRY STEWART

Died Sept. 4, 2005 Henry Stewart, 87, of N. Augusta, S.C., formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday of natural causes. He is survived by one son, Richard of Augusta, Ga.; two grandchildren, Shawn and Alicia Morris of N. Augusta, S.C.; and...

HILDA STOVER

Died Sept. 3, 2005 Hilda Stancil Hales Stover, 86, died Sept. 3 at the home of her daughter in Fort Worth, Texas. Mrs. Stover operated Vogue Beauty Salon in Fremont from 1946 to 2000 and was a member of the...

DURWOOD L. WATERS

Died Sept. 6, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Durwood "Pete" Lynn Waters, 70, of 1513 W. New Hope Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Greene County, he was the son of the late Toby and Margaret Warters....

MARY RUTH WILLIAMS

A funeral service for Mary Ruth Williams, 88, of 203 South St., LaGrange will be held 1:30 p.m. Friday from the United American Free Will Baptist Tabernacle with Pastor Wade officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Matthew Cemetery, LaGrange....

CAROLYN WILSON

Carolyn Ann Ward Wilson was born March 17, 1950, in Washington DC. She was the fourth child born to the late James Ward and Eula Mae Best Ward. She departed this life September 2, 2005 at Wayne Memorial Hospital....

Tuesday, September 6, 2005

NATHANIEL ARTIS

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Nathaniel Artis, 67, died Friday at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Born Oct. 11, 1937 in Greene County, he was the son of the late J.B. and Pricilla Best Artis. He was...

ROBERT BLAND

Died Sept. 5, 2005 Robert L. Bland, 70, of 100 Davis St., died Monday at Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation Center of Mt. Olive. He was married to Betty Bland. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

JESSIE FORBES JR

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Jessie Wesley Forbes Jr., 59, of 410 Piedmont Road, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Don Brown Funeral Home in Ayden....

ARTHUR RAWLINGS JR

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Princeton Resident Arthur Rawlings Jr, 74, of Princeton, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Center in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Michael D. Bailey F.S.L., Selma, (919) 965-8284....

C.W. WILSON

Died Sept. 3, 2005 Morrisville Resident Carroll "C.W." W. Wilson , 83, of Morrisville, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Granville County to the late Adcus Bryant & Esther Bragg Wilson. A veteran of...

LISA WRIGHT

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Dudley Resident Lisa Noble Stanley Wright, 569 Club Knoles Road, died Friday. A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Lord's Table in Goldsboro. Pastors Charles Kirkland, Bill Wilson, and Jane Woodard will...

Monday, September 5, 2005

MARY RUTH WILLIAMS

Mrs. Mary Ruth Williams, 88, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her son, Ernest Williams. Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, 900 S. George St. March 15, 1922 -...

C.W. WILSON

Carroll "C.W." W. Wilson, 83, of Morrisville, N.C., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Granville County to the late Adcus Bryant and Esther Bragg Wilson. A veteran of the United States Navy, he proudly served...

Sunday, September 4, 2005

DAWN CANNADY

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Clinton Resident CLINTON -- Dawn West Cannady, 59, of 308 Pineview Road, died Friday at her home. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Grove Park Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael Shook will...

DENISE CARLSON

Died Sept. 1, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Denise A. Carlson, 57, lost her courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) on Thursday, September 1, 2005. A remembrance and Celebration of her life service will be held 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 4,...

VIVIAN L. CLARK

Died Sept. 1, 2005 Kinston Resident Vivian Lucille Clark, 75, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. All funeral services will be held in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Mrs. Clark was born in Sac County, Iowa, on Jan. 28,...

VIOLA KING EVANS

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Smithfield Resident Viola King Evans, 91, died Friday at Duke Health Raleigh Hospital. Born in Johnston County on Aug. 31, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Edward Lawrence and Cynthia Braswell King. She was...

JAMES P. KENNEDY

March 3, 1927 - Sept. 3, 2005 Dudley Resident James Patrick Kennedy, 78, of 1410 Arrington Bridge Road, died Saturday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Springfield, Mass., he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Mary...

WALTER MCCLOUD

Fremont Resident A funeral service for Walter McCloud, 76, of Fremont, will be held 2 p.m. today in the McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. He is survived by his wife Ruth McCloud of Fremont; one daughter, Maleta Walanda McCloud; two sons,...

WALTER PERKINS

Died Sept. 3., 2005 Walter James "W.J." Perkins Jr., of 153 Perkins Mill Road, died Saturday at his residence. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Walter J. Perkins and Ida Worley Perkins. He...

ROCHELLE RENFROW

Died Sept. 1, 2005 Kenly Resident Rochelle Allen Renfrow, 69, of 13166 N.C. 42 East, died Thursday at her home. A funeral service was held 7 p.m. Saturday in the Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Lewis Godwin officiated. A...

LESLIE SMITH

Died Sept. 3, 2005 La Grange Resident Leslie "Happy" Gordon Smith, 70, of 2469 Titus Mewborn Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Smith was a native of Wayne County and was the son of the late William M....

CAROLYN WILSON

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Goldsboro Resident Carolyn Ann Wilson of 417 Whitfield Dr. died Friday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband Mr Richard Wilson of the home. Funeral arrangments are incomplete and are being handled...

LISA NOBLE WRIGHT

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Mount Olive Resident Lisa Noble Wright of 569 Club Knolls Road died Friday. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lord's Table in Goldsboro. Pastors Charles Kirkland, Bill Wilson and Jane...

Friday, September 2, 2005

FLORENCE BURRIDGE

Died Aug. 29, 2005 Wayne County Resident Florence Irene Martell Burridge, 69, of 109 Somerset Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born January 30, 1936, and was the daughter of the late Frank Revere and Anne Martel...

EARSELLA HOBBS

Died Aug. 25, 2005 Greensboro Resident A funeral service for Earsella Hobbs, 83, of 2041 Willow Road, formerly of Duplin County, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke Holy Church, Rose Hill. The Rev. Anthony Flow will...

DAVID RUSSELL KELLY

Nov. 13, 1921 - Sept. 1, 2005 Mount Olive Resident MOUNT OLIVE -- Russell Kelly, 83, of 403 North Breazeale Ave. in Mount Olive, died early Thursday morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. The funeral service will be held at...

KAY MCLEOD

Died Aug. 30, 2005 Kay Frances Coley-McLeod, 50, died Tuesday evening at the Hospice of the Meadow-lands in Hillsborough. A homegoing service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the Darden Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro....

SHIRLEY M. MCGOWAN

Died Aug. 31, 2005 KENANSVILLE -- Shirley M. McGowan, 63, died Aug. 31 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital of Greenville. The funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. William Peterson officiating. Burial will be...

AUTHUR RAWLINGS JR.

Died Sept. 2, 2005 Princeton Resident Authur Rawlings Jr., 74, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Center of Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Michael D. Bailey Funeral Service Licensee, Selma....

ROCHELLE RENFROW

Died Sept. 1, 2005 Johnston County Resident Rochelle Allen Renfrow, 69, of 13166 N.C. 42 E., Kenly, died Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Coley Funeral Home....

MARJORIE TAYLOR

Died Aug. 31, 2005 Marjorie (Margaret) Ann Taylor, daughter of the late Mary E. Taylor, died Wednesday in Winston-Salem. A funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday at Darden Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro. Elder Carlton Barnes...

WILLIAM WOODARD

Died Aug. 28, 2005 La Grange Resident William Isaac Woodard, 60, of 404 Wood St., died Sunday at his home. A native of Columbus, where he attended the county schools, he was a Veteran of the Vietnam War. A funeral...

Thursday, September 1, 2005

Vivian L. Clark

VIVIAN L. CLARK Died Sept. 1, 2005 Vivian Lucille Clark, 75, of Kinston died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

Sarah W. Jones

SARAH W. JONES Died Aug. 28, 2005 Sarah Wooten Jones died Aug. 28 at Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation Center of Mount Olive. The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Mc-Intyre Fu-neral Home Chapel with Apostle D.L....

Russell Kelly

RUSSELL KELLY Died Sept. 1, 2005 MOUNT OLIVE -- Russell Kelly, 83, died Sept. 1 at Britthaven of Goldsboro. He was a retired automobile salesman. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Tyndall Funeral Home. The family will be...

Walter I. McCloud

WALTER I. MCCLOUD Died Aug. 30, 2005 FREMONT -- Walter Isaiah McCloud, 76, 679 Hwy. 222 east, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors are his wife, Ruthie Deans McCloud. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home...

Earl W. Moore Sr.

EARL W. MOORE SR. Died Aug. 30, 2005 NEW BERN -- Earl W. Moore Sr., 82, 410 Brown Dr., James City community, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005, at Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Inc....

Mary L.W. Moore

MARY L. W. MOORE Died Aug. 31, 2005 MOREHEAD CITY -- Mary Lee Wiggs Moore, 85, of Bertie, died Aug. 31 at the home of her daughter in Bertie. She was born in Kenly and was the daughter of the...

Charles E. Philpot

CHARLES E. PHILPOT The funeral for Charles E. Philpot will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, at 2 p.m. at Liberty Grove Missionary Baptist Church of LaGrange. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery on Hwy. 903 with Pastor Harold O....

Rev. Tracy L. Ritter

REV. TRACY L. RITTER Died Aug. 30, 2005 STAR -- The Rev. Tracy L. Ritter, 64, of 2491 Okeewemee Road, brother of Linda Luck of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at his home. The funeral will be held Friday, Sept. 2, at...

Frederick G. Smith Jr.

FREDERICK G. SMITH JR. Died Aug. 28, 2005 MARYLAND -- On Aug. 28, 2005, Frederick G. Smith Jr., formerly of Goldsboro, beloved husband of Rachel S. Smith (nee Sutton); devoted father of Fred Smith III, Anne S. Capitman and Pam...

Marjorie A. Taylor

MARJORIE A. TAYLOR Died Aug. 31, 2005 WINSTON-SALEM -- Marjorie Ann Taylor, 65, died Aug. 31 at Forsyth Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

Jeffery Todd

JEFFEREY TODD Died Sept. 1, 2005 Jefferey Todd, 47, died Sept. 1 at Sunbridge Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home....

Malcolm B. Williams

MALCOLM B. WILLIAMS Dec. 6, 1921- Aug. 31, 2005 Wayne County native Malcolm Boyette Williams, 83, died Wednesday at Two Rivers Healthcare, Trent Campus of New Bern. He was born in Wayne County Dec. 6, 1921, to the late...