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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

JAMES P. ANDERSON

Died Dec. 25, 2006 LA GRANGE -- James Prentice Anderson, 5818 Old Jason Road, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange....

BRENDA G. AUSTIN

April 16, 1960 -- Dec. 25, 2006 Brenda Gail Austin, 46, 2800 B. McClain St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among her survivors is her son, Eddie Williams of the home and her mother, Mable Braswell Austin. She was...

ESTHER P. BEST

Aug. 30, 1929 - Dec. 23, 2006 Esther Christine Holland Pollock Best, 77, passed away at her home on Saturday, December 23, 2006, after many years of failing health. "Chris," as she was known to most, was preceded in...

WILLIAM E. BEST

Nov.15, 1911 - Dec. 23, 2006 MOUNT OLIVE -- William Edgar Best, 95, 691 Britt Road., died Saturday at his home. A lifetime resident of Wayne County, he was the husband of the late Doris Ginn Best, son of...

LEONARD D. COMBS

Oct. 24, 1930 - Dec. 24, 2006 Mr. Leonard Deems Combs, 76, of 302 Combs Road, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Combs was born in Wayne County on October 24, 1930 to the late Nathan Addison Combs...

JUSTIN M. CURTIS

Oct.16, 1999 - Dec. 24, 2006 Justin Michael Niege Curtis, 7, 1183 Old Smithfield Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Pitt County, he was a student at Edgewood Developmental School and enjoyed the therapeutic horseback riding...

ARTHUR M. DARDEN

Died Dec. 22, 2006 DUNN -- Arthur Madison Darden, 83, died Friday at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh. The Johnston County native was the son of the late Ernest A. and Claudia G. Darden. He served in the U.S. Coast...

ELIZABETH J. DAVIS

Died Dec. 23, 2006 Elizabeth Jane Davis, 72, died Saturday. Among her survivors is a daughter, Judy Blackburn. Condolences to the Davis may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, 1500 Wayne Memorial...

JOHN W. DAVIS

Died Dec. 26, 2006 John Wesley Davis, 88, a resident of the Alterra Sterling House, died today at the Alterra Sterling House. Among his survivors is a daughter, Melissa D. Taylor of Goldsboro. Condolences to the Davis may be posted...

LOREE M. DURHAM

Died Dec. 25, 2006 Loree Matthew Durham, 78, 461 Millers Chapel Road, died Monday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Mitchell's Funeral Home, Greenville....

CLARENCE B. FARMER III

Jan. 9, 1950 - Dec. 23, 2006 PRINCETON -- Clarence Basil "Mickey" Farmer, III, died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was a son of the late Clarence Basil Farmer, II and Blanche McCullen Farmer. Mickey...

ISAAC C. GOODING

Jan. 29, 1941 - Dec. 23, 2006 PIKEVILLE -- Isaac Carlton Gooding, 65, 1889 Antioch Road, died Saturday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Isaac & Hazel Warrick Gooding....

FLOYD HOBBS

Died Dec. 25, 2006 Floyd Hobbs, 81, 606 Longleaf Avenue, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Among his survivors is his wife, Annie Hobbs of the home. Condolences may be faxed to 735-4586 or emailed to:...

CLARA M. HUSSEY

Died Dec. 24, 2006 WARSAW -- Clara McPhail Hussey, 87, 112 W. Chelly St., died Sunday at Mary Gran Nursing Home of Clinton. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LONNIE D. LUPTON JR.

Nov. 24, 1941 - Dec. 22, 2006 Retired (Air Force) Master Sgt. Lonnie Daniel Lupton Jr., 65, Country Day Road, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after a long illness. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in...

JOSHUA MCINTOSH

DUDLEY -- Joshua McIntosh, 16, 629 Eagles Nest Road, died of injuries sustained in a automobile accident. He is the son of Rhonda and John McIntosh. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

PAT B. MEDLIN

Aug. 7, 1941 - Dec. 24, 2006 MOUNT OLIVE -- Patricia "Pat" Ann Bryant Medlin, 65, 209 Cricket Ridge Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday from the Mount Olive Ward...

CATHLEEN L. MEDLIN

Aug. 28, 1929 - Dec. 25, 2006 KENLY -- Cathleen Lewis Medlin, 77, died Monday. She was born in Johnston County to the late Odell and Crettie Bailey Lewis. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Coley...

BETTY PEARSALL

Died Dec. 24, 2006 MOUNT OLIVE -- Betty Quinn Pearsall, 90, 413 Kinsey Mill Road, died Sunday at SunBridge Nursing Center, Mount Olive. She is the wife of Grangen Pearsall of the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being...

RONALD R. PERCISE

Died Dec. 24, 2006 WILSON -- Ronald R. Percise, 74, a native of Goldsboro, died December 24, 2006. Sports was a love for Ron. He played on the ACC (now Barton) basketball team that won honors in the mid-fifties. ACC...

RYLAND H. SHAW SR.

Mar. 8, 1925 - Dec. 25, 2006 MOUNT OLIVE Ryland Hilliard Shaw Sr., 81, 105 Crest Drive, died Monday, in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the well known owner and operator of Glenn & Martin Drug Store in...

LAWRENCE M. SIMPSON

Dec. 1, 1947 - Dec. 24, 2006 Lawrence Matthew Simpson, 59, 204 Holland Hill Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Simp-son was born in New York to the late Myron and Anna Fishetto Simpson. He was a...

AMY D. SMITH

Died Dec. 24, 2006 Amy Daly Smith, 47, of 2284 N.C. Hwy. 111 South, died Sunday at the home of her parents, John and Rose Daly. She is the wife of Jimmy A. Smith. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The family...

SONNY D. THORNTON

Nov. 6, 1946 - Dec. 23, 2006 MOUNT OLIVE -- Sonny D. Thornton, 60, 1165 Edwards Store Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is the son of Melvin E. "Bill" and Ruth Edwards Thornton. He attended Friendly...

MARGARET C. WALTERS

Died Dec. 25, 2006 LA GRANGE -- Margaret Ann Crocker Walters, 507 West Washington St., died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange....

RUTH V. WILLIAMS

Dec. 20, 1915 - Dec. 24, 2006 NAGS HEAD -- Mrs. Ruth Frances Vail Williams, 91, formerly of Pikeville, went to be with her Lord on Sunday morning at Britthaven of the Outer Banks in Nags Head. Mrs. Williams was...