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Sunday, September 30, 2007

CELESTINE BASS

Celestine Pate Bass, of 3726 Spaulding Drive, Winston-Salem, died Friday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel of Goldsboro and Clark S. Brown of Winston-Salem....

RUDY BEST

Jan. 2, 1941-Sept. 29, 2007 David Rudolph "Rudy" Best, 66, of 866 Rosewood Road, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at the home of his son. Rudy was born on Jan. 2, 1941, in Wilson County to the late...

ZELDA C. CONAHAN

June 19, 1931-Sept. 27, 2007 CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Zelda Combs Conahan entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her graveside service in Live Oak Memorial Gardens today at 1 p.m. Zelda...

JOHN W. DAWSON

Died Sept. 25, 2007 John Wesley "Duck" Dawson, 80, formerly of La Grange, died Tuesday at the home of his daughter, 1906 Hardee Road, Kinston. The Lenoir County native was the son of the late Doll Dawson and Mary Jones...

CORA HINNANT

Died Sept. 27, 2007 Cora Hinnant, 82, of 121 Lane St., Pikeville, died Thursday in the Brian Center. Funeral will 1 p.m. today at First Missionary Baptist Church in Lucama, with the Rev. Odell Forte officiating. Burial will be in...

BABIES KORNEGAY-SMITH

Born and died Sept. 28, 2007 Kimberly Kornegay and Vincent Smith of 112 Elmore St., Mount Olive, announce the birth and death of their twins, Babies Kornegay-Smith, Friday at Duke Medical Center in Durham. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral...

DOUGLAS LAWSON

Died Sept. 22, 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Douglas "Scooter Bud" Lawson, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday in Washington. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at Freeman Funeral Home of Temple Hill, Md....

ADELL H. PARKER

Died Sept. 26, 2007 KENANSVILLE -- Funeral for Adell H. Parker, 90, of 125 John B. Hall St., Apt. 124, will be 1 p.m. Monday from the Hallsville Baptist Church, with James A. Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the...

DONALD RAY PEELE

Funeral for Donald Ray Peele will be 3 p.m. today at Stanley Chapel F.W.B. Church in Mount Olive. Arrangements are by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

FRANKLIN D. SMITH

Franklin D. Smith, 73, of 136 Butterfly Lane, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

FRANKLIN D. WATKINS

KENANSVILLE -- Franklin D. "Frank" Watkins, 61, of Kenansville, died Thursday morning at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JOYCE BATCHELOR WHITE

Died Sept. 28, 2007 Joyce B. White, 70, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Walter V. and Lillian D. Batchelor. She is survived by one son. A memorial service will be 3 p.m....

GRACE G. WILLIFORD

April 22, 1931-Sept. 28, 2007 Mrs. Grace Gurley Williford, 76, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Grace was born in Johnston County on April 22, 1931, to the late W. Herman Gurley and Flossie Daughtry Gurley. For over 30...

ARLETHA WILSON

MAGNOLIA -- Evangelist Arletha Wilson, 75 of 222 N. Carlton St., Apt. 2D, died Saturday at Lenior Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

Friday, September 28, 2007

JOE L. CROSSWELL

April 5, 1928-Aug. 16, 2007 NEWPORT NEWS -- Joe Lee Crosswell, 79, formerly of Wayne County, died at his home. He was the son of the late Joe and Carrie Crosswell. Celebration of life service will be 1 p.m. Saturday...

EMMA M. DEKEYSER

July 17, 1917-Sept. 22, 2007 Emma M. Dekeyser, 90, of Britthaven Nursing Home of Goldsboro, N.C., died at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, N.C., on Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Hamilton...

TINNIE J. HAM

Sept. 13, 1929-Sept. 27, 2007 Tinnie Lee Johnson Ham, 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Tinnie was born in Greene County to the late Herburt and Minnie Johnson. She was married to the late...

CORA HINNANT

PIKEVILLE -- Cora Hinnant, 82, 121 Lane St., died this morning at the Brian Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

ERNEST A. LAMB

Died Sept. 25, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral services for Ernest A. Lamb, 85, a resident of Woodard Retirement Center, formerly of Mount Olive, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. from the Garris Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev....

JESSIE A. MITCHELL

Sunrise -- Nov. 22, 1922 Sunset -- Sept. 26, 2007 Jessie A. Mitchell departed this life at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. on Wednesday after a period of illness. His parents, Jessie and Nellie Ward Mitchell, preceded him...

DONALD RAY PEELE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Donald Ray Peele, 60, passed away Tuesday at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Durham. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Stanley Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Mount Olive. Interment will...

ALENE O. TORRANS

WILSON -- Alene Outlaw Torrans, 81, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007. Mrs. Torrans, born in Duplin County, is predeceased by her parents, Edgar and Nora Kornegay Outlaw; brothers, Remus Jennings Outlaw, Eugene Raeford Outlaw; and sister, Irene Outlaw Price. Married...

MICHAEL WILEY

Feb. 8, 1952-Sept. 20, 2007 Michael Wiley, 55, 3173 U.S. Highway 13 South, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Baltimore, Md., to the late Thomas and Ruth Wiley. Private funeral services will be held at a...

Thursday, September 27, 2007

SAM M. BOWDEN

Died Sept. 23, 2007 SCRANTON, Pa. -- Sam M. "Bennie" Bowden, 92, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday at the Golden Living Center Nursing Home in Scranton. Graveside will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Sykes and Croom Family Cemetery,...

CONNIE CARRAWAY

LAGRANGE -- Funeral services of Connie Carraway, 91, 114 Phillips St., will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Taylor's Chapel F.W.B. Church with Elder Eugene Grandy officiating. Burial will follow at St. Matthews Cemetery. Ms. Carraway is survived by one son,...

BASCOM P. EDWARDS

Died Sept. 23, 2007 FREMONT -- Bascom P. Edwards, 94, died Sunday in Melbourne, Fla. Graveside will be 11 a.m. Friday at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Pastor H. Powell Dew will officiate. Visitation will be afterwards at Fremont Missionary Baptist...

MARTHA HELEN EDWARDS

Feb. 6, 1929-Sept. 26, 2007 Martha Helen Wooten Edwards, 78, went to be with her Lord Jesus on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007 in Paris, Texas, at the Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Edwards lived in Goldsboro, N.C. until 2001 at which...

MARSHALL L. LAMM

Dec. 8, 1933-Sept. 27, 2007 WILSON -- Marshall Leon "Tater" Lamm, 74, died today. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rives and Annie Lamm. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Lamm and four children. Funeral will be...

CARL M. MILLARD JR.

Funeral services for Carl Millard Jr. will be held today at 4 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church with visitation afterwards. Arrangements by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. (Pd)...

JESSIE A. MITCHELL

Died Sept. 26, 2007 Jessie A. Mitchell went to heaven Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Joseph Rhoe, 707 Weaver Drive, Goldsboro. His wife, Mrs. Ruther...

ADELL H. PARKER

KENANSVILLE -- Adell H. Parker, 90 died Wednesday at Kenansville Health and Rehab Center. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

DONALD R. PEELE

DURHAM -- Donald Ray Peele, 60, died Tuesday at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Durham. The family will be receiving friends at the home of his parents, David and Louise Peele, 1378 Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete...

HENRY J. WARD

Died Sept. 24, 2007 ROSE HILL -- Henry James Ward, 81, 301 S. Sycamore St., died Monday at his home. Committal service will be 4 p.m. today at Rose Hill Cemetery. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. tonight at Rose...

KAREN R. WRIGHT

June 21, 1957-Sept. 23, 2007 Karen Ruth Wright, 50, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Harris County, Texas. One child survives. All services will be held in Houston, Texas. The family is being served by Howell...

MICHAEL L. WRIGHT

Oct. 28, 1957-Sept. 23, 2007 Michael Lee Wright, 49, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Harris County, Texas. One child survives. All services will be held in Houston, Texas. The family is being served by Howell...

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

JOHN W. DAWSON

KINSTON -- John Wesley "Duck" Dawson, formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday at the home of his daughter. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MARTHA H. EDWARDS

PARIS, Texas -- Martha Helen Edwards, 78, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at her daughter's residence in Paris, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

RUTH T. HOWELL

Nov. 27, 1918-Sept. 25, 2007 Ruth Tilton Howell, 88, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Margate Health and Rehab Center in West Jefferson, N.C. Ruth was born in Wayne County to the late George Calvin Tilton and Mary Willoughby...

ERNEST LAMB

Ernest Lamb, 85, 1019 Royall Avenue, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

CARL MILLARD JR.

Carl Milton Millard Jr., 74, of 104 Old Farm Road in the Rosewood Community, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church,...

JAMES "BUD" PEARSALL

Died Sept. 22, 2007 James "Bud" Pearsall, 61, formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday at University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill. Seven children survive. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, with...

NAOMI J. ROWE

Nov. 8, 1928-Sept. 24, 2007 Naomi Ruth Johnson Rowe, 78, died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Born in Johnston County, she is the daughter of the late Galberth and Rachel Perry Johnson and the wife of the late Robert Earl...

SENIOR MASTER SGT. BOBBY O. SHIFFLETT SR.

Nov. 25, 1937-Sept. 23, 2007 Bobby O. Shifflett Sr., Senior Master Sgt., Retired U.S. Air Force, died on Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Bobby was born in Charlottesville, Va., to the late Ernest O. Shifflett and Effie Mae...

JOSEPHINE S. THIGPEN

Died Sept. 24, 2007 PINK HILL -- Josephine Smith Thigpen, 95, 1281 Sumner Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, N.C. Mrs. Thigpen was a member of Sandy Plains F.W.B. Church...

GEORGE WADFORD

Died Sept. 21, 2007 George Wadford, 78, 305 W. Hooks River Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Wadford and four children. Funeral will be noon Thursday at Greenleaf Christian Church with the...

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

HUGH DAN HARDY

June 28, 1922-Sept. 24, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Hugh Dan Hardy, 85, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Hugh Dan was born in Moss Hill to the late Leonard Parks Hardy and Mamie Barwick Hardy. He worked for Caswell...

BASCOM P. EDWARDS

FREMONT -- Bascom P. Edwards, 94, died Sunday in Melbourne, Fla. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home of Fremont....

SARA W. EVANS

March 5, 1911-Sept. 24, 2007 PRINCETON -- Sara Elizabeth "Lizzie" Wilkins Evans, 96, died Monday morning. Born in Johnston County to the late John Aaron and Kansas Rose Wilkins, she was the widow of Walter Clifton Evans. Funeral services will...

ALLEN T. GRAY

Aug. 4, 1924-Sept. 23, 2007 WINSTON SALEM -- Allen Thurman Gray, 83, passed away Sunday at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born in Wayne County, N.C. to the late Walter S. and Mary Grantham Gray. Mr. Gray was a member...

CHARLIE HOUPE JR.

July 27, 1930-Sept. 19, 2007 NORFOLK, Va. -- Charlie Houpe Jr., 77, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk. He was born in Wayne County to the late Charlie and Hattie Houpe and was preceded in...

RUTH T. HOWELL

Ruth Tilton Howell, 88, formerly of Goldsboro, died this morning at Margate Health and Rehab Center in West Jefferson. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CARL M. MILLARD JR.

Carl Milton Millard Jr., 74, 104 Old Farm Road of the Rosewood Community, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JACQUELINE P. MOORE

Dec. 5, 1926-Sept. 24, 2007 Jacqueline Palmer Moore, 80, died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Jacqueline was born in Halifax County to the late C. Macon Moore Sr. and Josephine Riggan Moore. She was a registered nurse for the...

KAREN R. WRIGHT

Karen Ruth Wright, 50, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MICHAEL L. WRIGHT

Michael Lee Wright, 49, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

Monday, September 24, 2007

CAROL E. BASS

Died Sept. 23, 2007 EUREKA -- Ruby Carol Edmundson Bass, 73, died Sunday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Eureka United Methodist Church, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Interment will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Eureka...

SAM M. BOWDEN

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Sam M. "Bennie" Bowden, 92, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday at the Golden Living Center Nursing Home of Scranton. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

LUCILLE P. BRITT

Died Sept. 23, 2007 NEWTON GROVE -- Lucille Powell Britt, 76, 1780 Watershed Road, died Sunday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. John's P.H. Church with the Rev. Jim Skinner and the Rev. Richard Parson officiating. Graveside...

CONNIE CARRAWAY

LAGRANGE -- Connie Carraway, 91, 114 Phillips St., died Sunday at Britthaven of Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

KENNETH B. ELLIS

Dec. 25, 1964-Sept. 22, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- Kenneth Buren Ellis, 42, of 383 Nahunta Road, died Saturday at his home. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Buren Lee Ellis. He was employed as a mechanic...

MARIE D. GRAY

Died Sept. 23, 2007 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Marie Dixon Gray, 80, passed away Sunday at her home. She was predeceased by her husband, James O. Gray and a son, Matthew Gray. She is survived by three children, Jimmy Gray,...

EARL H. HAMILTON

A memorial service for Earl H. Hamilton will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home with visitation afterward. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Jetta Val Hamilton; a son, Richard Steven Hamilton;...

JACQUELINE P. MOORE

Jacqueline Palmer Moore, 80, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Goldsboro....

NAOMI R. ROWE

Naomi Ruth Johnson Rowe, 78, died this morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

BOBBY O. SHIFFLETT

Bobby O. Shifflett, 69, 1802 E. Pine St., died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, September 23, 2007

EMMA M. DEKEYSER

Emma M. Dekeyser, 90, of Britthaven Nursing Home died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St....

KENNETH B. ELLIS

Kenneth Buren Ellis, 42, of 383 Nahunta Road, Pikeville, died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

CHARLIE H. GLASPIE

Died Sept. 21, 2007 Mr. Charlie Henry Glaspie, 78, of the Rainbow Community, died Friday, Sept. 21, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. Funeral will be held at Rainbow Baptist Church, 1114 Lanefield Road, Warsaw, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. The...

JOHN GREENFIELD

Died Sept. 20, 2007 WARSAW -- John Green-field, 90, a resident of Glencare of Warsaw died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Winn Cemetery in Dudley. The Rev. Cornell Greenfield...

EARL H. HAMILTON

April 3, 1929-Sept. 21, 2007 Earl Horace Hamilton, 78, of Allison Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be Monday at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Visitation will...

LENORA HOLMES

Died Sept. 17, 2007 Lenora Holmes, 82, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday in New York. A graveside service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Goldsboro. Pastor Clifton Brewington will officiate. The family will receive...

ANN HOOD HUNT

Died Sept. 22, 2007 STANTONSBURG -- Ann Hood Hunt, 76, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007. She was the widow of Chester "Arnie" Hunt, who died in 1989, and daughter of the late Thomas Jordan and Hazel Seymour Hood of...

CARLTON GENE KEECH

Died Sept. 21, 2007 Carlton Gene Keech, 67, of Memorial Church Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Minshew-Coley Chapel. Burial will follow at Kenly Cemetery. Mr. Keech was a retired...

GLORIA SMITH

Died Sept. 19, 2007 KENANSVILLE -- Funeral for Gloria Ann Smith, 55, of 705 W. Sprunt St., will be 1 p.m. Monday at the First Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor E. T. Coston officiating. Burial will follow in the Devotional...

GEORGE WADFORD

George Wadford, 78, of 305 W. Hooks River Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ROBIE D. WILLIAMS

Died Sept. 22, 2007 WILSON -- Mr. Robie Dean Williams, 86, 5323 N.C. Hwy. 42 W., died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be held Monday at 4 p.m. at the Shingleton Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Keith...

EUTHA P. YOUNG

May 7, 1928-Sept. 22, 2007 Eutha Gray Price Young, 79, of 121 Anthony Lane, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Bladen County, she was the daughter of the late Thadious F. and Mable Dove Price, wife of...

Friday, September 21, 2007

JENNETTE G. BEALL

Died Sept. 20, 2007 JACKSONVILLE -- Jennette Garrison Beall, 84, formerly of Goldsboro, died on Sept. 20, 2007 at her home at Liberty Commons in Jacksonville, N.C. Jennette was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd P. "Ding" Beall Jr....

JOHN GREENFIELD

WARSAW -- John Greenfield, 90, resident of Glencare Nursing Center died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

LUTHER MAE HERRING

ROSE HILL -- Luther Mae Herring, 96, Old Camp Road, died Wednesday at the Brian Center, Wallace. Arrangements are being handled by Rose Hill Funeral Home in Rose Hill....

CARLTON G. KEECH

KENLY -- Carlton Gene Keech, 67, 2220 Memorial Church Road, died today. Arrangements are incomplete at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home of Kenly....

MARY LENA LEE

April 13, 1935-Sept. 17, 2007 SMITHFIELD -- Mary Lena Lee, affectionately known by her family and friends as "Wimp," 72, of 615 S. Fifth St., Apt. B, died Monday. "Wimp" was the daughter of the late Jim Lee and...

THOMAS OUTLAW

Aug. 30, 1924-Sept. 20, 2007 ROWLETT, Texas -- Thomas Outlaw, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday at his daughter's home in Rowlett, Texas. Two children survive. Burial will be Monday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Dallas, Texas....

GLORIA A. SMITH

KENANSVILLE -- Gloria Ann Smith, 55, 705 W. Sprunt St., died Wednesday, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

WILLIAM R. SUGGS

Nov. 27, 1941-Sept. 18, 2007 William Russell Suggs, 65, of 705 E. Walnut St., died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Wayne County and was preceded in death by his mother, Lydia Washington...

Thursday, September 20, 2007

WILLIAM DANCY JR.

Died Sept. 14, 2007 William "June" Dancy Jr., 59, departed this life early Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. William Dancy Jr. leaves to cherish his memories three daughters, Nikia Maye, Shanell Maye, Di'Isha Jackson; two sons, William Maye...

THOMAS HERRING

Died Sept. 18, 2007 WILLARD -- Thomas "Billy Boy" Herring, 69, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. Five children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Rockfish A.M.E. Church, 167 Cornwallis Road, Teachey, with the Rev....

LENORA HOLMES

NEW YORK -- Lenora Holmes, 82, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday in New York. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

GILBERT M. MARTIN

Sept. 13, 1990-Sept. 18, 2007 PRINCETON - Gilbert Michael "Gib" Martin, 17, died Tuesday. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of Wesley and Connie Martin of Princeton. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of...

ELTON MCGOWAN

Died Sept. 18, 2007 FAISON -- Elton McGowan, 80, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene McGowan. One child survives. Funeral will be 7 p.m. today with visitation following service at Community...

NANCY J. SAULS

EUREKA -- Nancy Jernigan Sauls, 94, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Friday evening at 7 p.m. at Mount Nelson Baptist Church in Eureka. The Rev. James Medlin will...

JAHLIL TARPLEY

Died Sept. 16, 2007 DANVILLE, Va. -- Jahlil Tarpley, 3, 82 Bishop Ave., formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at Danville Regional Hospital in Danville. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007 at LaGrange Cemetery, LaGrange, N.C., with...

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Obits Wed Sept. 19

JEANNE M. LOVELACE

Sept. 19, 1925-Sept. 18, 2007 DUDLEY -- Jeanne Marie Gerbe Lovelace, 82, of 2016 Emmaus Church Road, died Tuesday at Sunbridge Care in Mount Olive. Born in Vauche Loire, France, she was the daughter of the late Jean Baptiste and...

REV. O. HAROLD HEATH

Nov. 11, 1944-Sept. 17, 2007 The Rev. Doctor O. Harold Heath, born on Nov. 11, 1944, passed away on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007. He was the son of the late Ernest and Lola Heath of Pink Hill. Evangelist and minister...

ROBBIE T. SMITH

Feb. 1, 1948-Sept. 17, 2007 SNOW HILL -- Robbie Thomas Smith, 59, passed away Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital following an extended battle with cancer. Mr. Smith was born the son of the late Rudolph Thomas Smith and Edna Smith....

MARGUERITE A. WINBON

Died Sept. 15, 2007 RALEIGH -- Marguerite Anderson Winbon, 74, formerly of Fremont, died Saturday. She was the widow of Carl J. Winbon and had resided in Raleigh in recent years with her daughter, Donna. Marguerite was born in Maryland...

JOHN MCCLOUD JR.

Died Sept. 16, 2007 ROSE HILL -- John McCloud Jr., 81, died Sunday at Highsmith Rainey Hospital in Fayetteville. He is survived by his wife, Ruth McCloud of Rose Hill and three children. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at...

BERNICE M. BONDURANT

Died Sept.18, 2007 ASHEBORO -- Bernice Martin Bondurant, 84, 1837 Pine Grove Drive, died Tuesday at her home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev....

WILLIAM R. SUGGS

William Russell Suggs, 65, 705 E. Walnut St., died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Green-ville. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Fu-neral Chapel of Goldsboro....

NANCY SAULS

FREMONT -- Nancy Sauls, 94, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Fu-neral Home in Fremont....

TERRY L. MCCOY

Dec. 29, 1956-Sept. 16, 2007 GARNER -- Terry Lynn McCoy, 50, died Sunday at Aversboro Assisted Living in Garner. Born in Washington, D.C,, she was the daughter of Lucille McCoy of Dudley and the late Vernon E. McCoy. She previously...

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

RAYMOND A. BRYAN IV

Jan. 27, 1987-Sept. 17, 2007 Raymond Arthur Bryan IV, born in Raleigh on Jan. 27, 1987, peacefully joined the Lord on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007 at his father's home in Wilmington. His mother and sister were at his side. A...

WILLIAM DANCY JR.

Died Sept. 14, 2007 William "June" Dancy Jr., 59, departed this life early Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. William Dancy Jr., leaves to cherish his memories three daughters, Nikia Maye, Shanell Maye, Di'Isha Jackson; two sons, William Maye and...

GERALD L. DAVIS JR.

Died Sept. 13, 2007 ROSE HILL -- Gerald Linwood "Jerry" Davis Jr., 53, 118 Carolina Landing, died Thursday at his home. Born in Florence, S.C., he was the son of the late Gerald Linwood Davis Sr. and Nellie Davis of...

HATTIE W. GRADY

July 25, 1920-Sept. 16, 2007 Hattie Rebecca Wilson Grady, 87, of 165 Blue Bird Lane, died Sunday at SunBridge Care in Mount Olive. Hattie was born in Wayne County to the late Sanders Alex Wilson and Annie Laura Daniels...

HARRY T. HOWARD

Harry T. Howard, better known as "Butch," 63, 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 14, was born to Nathaniel and Bertie Howard on Feb. 14, 1944. He departed this life on Sept. 13, 2007. He was a member of the Philadelphia Community...

OSCAR J. HOWELL JR.

Died Sept. 17, 2007 Oscar Jarman Howell Jr., 88, beloved son of the late Oscar Jarman Howell Sr. and Maude Scott Howell, passed peacefully on Monday. A native of Wayne County, Mr. Howell was the devoted husband of Frances...

ROBERT MILLER HOWELL

Died Sept. 16, 2007 Robert Miller Howell, of the Hood Swamp Community, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, as a result of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home...

HUBERT T. "PEANUT" JONES

Oct. 28, 1935-Sept. 16, 2007 Hubert T. "Peanut" Jones, 71, of 572 Overman Road, died Sunday at his residence. He was born in Wayne County to the late Kermit S. and Dollie Mae Newell Jones and was married to...

KENDRICK JOHNSON

CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Funeral for Kendrick "KO" Johnson, formerly of Goldsboro, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Metropolitan Funeral Service Chapel in Norfolk, Va. Condolences may be sent to Shirley Johnson, 3136 Guenevere Drive, Chesapeake, Va. 23323....

MARY LEE

SMITHFIELD -- Mary Lee, 72, 1515 Barbour Drive, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

TERRY L. MCCOY

Terry Lynn McCoy, 50, died Sunday at Aversboro Assisted Family Living in Garner. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

RUTH MESSIMER

June 27, 1938-Sept. 16, 2007 CAMERON -- Ruth Messimer, 69, died Sunday at her home. She was born in Duncannon, Pa. to the late Lester and Irene Hamilton. She is survived by her husband, John Messimer Jr. and five children....

MAGGIE V. SHIELDS

Died Sept. 13, 2007 DUDLEY -- Maggie V. Shields, 79, 103 Robin Lake Road, died Thursday at her residence. Four children survive. Graveside will be 1 p.m. Friday at Elmwood Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries...

HILDA H. SMACK

May 29, 1931-Sept. 15, 2007 Hilda Hinson Smack, 76, of 717 Ridge Drive, passed away Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Wiley and Flora Hinson and is survived by her husband, Kenneth Smack. She...

JAHLIL TARPLEY

DANVILLE, Va. -- Jahlil Tarpley, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at Danville Regional Hospital in Danville. Arrangements are incomplete at Mitchell's Funeral Home in Greenville....

Monday, September 17, 2007

JAMES P. BASS SR.

Aug. 14, 1945-Sept. 15, 2007 James Phillip Bass Sr., 62, of 882 Old N.C. Highway 111, died Saturday evening at Wake Medical Center. James was born in Durham County to the late John Bass and Eula Mae Casey Bass....

GERALD L. DAVIS JR.

Died Sept. 13, 2007 ROSE HILL -- Gerald Linwood "Jerry" Davis Jr., 53, 118 Carolina Landing, died Thursday at his residence. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Devotional Gardens in Warsaw conducted by the Rev. Leo Bracken. A...

HATTIE W. GRADY

Hattie Wilson Grady, 87, 165 Blue Bird Lane, died Sunday at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

AMY G. GREENE

RALEIGH -- Mary Amy Garris Greene, 69, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Sept. 14, 2007. Born in Wayne County on Dec. 22, 1937, to Emmett Preston and Dorothy Mozingo Garris, she attended New Hope School, graduated...

ROBERT M. HOWELL

Robert Miller Howell, 78, 843 Hood Swamp Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

ROBERT L. JOHNSON

July 15, 1925-Sept. 16, 2007 Robert Lee Johnson, 82, died peacefully Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Robert was born in Harnett County to the late Claude Eugene Johnson and Susie Jane Johnson. Robert had been a member...

HUBERT "PEANUT" JONES

Hubert T. "Peanut" Jones, 71, 572 Overman Road, died Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

WILLIAM "BILL" LUTZ JR.

Feb. 9, 1926-Sept. 16, 2007 William "Bill" O. Lutz Jr., 81, 537 Eagles Nest Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is the son of the late William and Anna Lutz. Three children survive. Graveside service will be 2...

HILDA H. SMACK

May 29, 1931-Aug. 15, 2007 Hilda Hinson Smack, 76, of 717 Ridge Drive, passed away Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Wiley and Flora Hinson and is survived by her husband, Kenneth Smack. She...

GLADYS THOMPSON

Died Sept. 13, 2007 Gladys Thompson, 77, 1306 N. James St., died Thursday at her residence. Five children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church. Pastor Ezekiel Sutton will officiate. Burial will follow in...

THELMA G. TRIPLETT

Thelma Grace Triplett, 59, of 274 Casey Dairy Road, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Harvey Jacobs officiating. Mrs. Triplett...

Sunday, September 16, 2007

WILLIAM DANCY

William "June" Dancy, 406 Oxley Ave., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JAMES HINES

Died Sept. 14, 2007 James L. Hines Jr., 81, 3850 New Hope Church Road, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, with the Revs. Paul Rose,...

NELL IRENE HOLLOWELL

Oct. 31, 1913-Sept. 15, 2007 Nell Irene Hollowell, 93, died Saturday morning at Britthaven Nursing Home. Nell was born in the Smith Chapel Community of Wayne County on Oct. 31, 1913, to the late Herman F. and Mary Hood...

HARRY T. HOWARD

Mr. Harry T. Howard, 63, of 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 14, died at his residence on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and Mr. Howard's service has been entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., Goldsboro,...

MELVIN SCOTT

July 25, 1939-Sept. 12, 2007 WARSAW -- Melvin Scott, 68, of 1079 N.C. 50 and U.S. Hwy. 117, died at home Wednesday. He was born in Wake County to the late Thomas and Allie Thorpe Scott. Funeral will be 3...

HILDA H. SMACK

Hilda H. Smack, 76, of 717 Ridge Drive, Goldsboro, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

THELMA G. TRIPLETT

March 22, 1948-Sept. 15, 2007 Thelma Grace Triplett, 59, of Casey Dairy Road died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Park. Mrs. Triplett was born to the late Luby and...

Friday, September 14, 2007

DOROTHY S. CROCKER

June 14, 1923-Sept. 13, 2007 PINE LEVEL -- Dorothy Southard Crocker, 84, died Thursday evening at her home. Born in Johnston County to the late William J. and Annie Overbee Southard, she was preceded in death by her husband of...

STEPHANIE L. GREGGS

Died Sept. 8, 2007 BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Stephanie Lewis Greggs died Saturday in Brooklyn. She was the daughter of the late George Franklin Lewis and Helen Holloman Lewis who preceded her in death. Graveside service will be Saturday at 10...

TAMORRIS N. RAYNOR

Died Sept. 10, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Tamorris N. Raynor, 34, 105 E. Kornegay St., died Monday at his residence. Five children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church in Mount Olive with...

MAGGIE V. SHIELDS

DUDLEY -- Maggie Virginia Shields, 79, 103 Robin Lake Road, died Thursday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

GLADYS THOMPSON

Gladys Thompson, 77, 1306 N. James St., died Thursday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

HERSHELL WALKER

Died Sept. 12, 2007 FREMONT -- Hershell Walker, 73, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held at a later date. The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

Thursday, September 13, 2007

ALICE N. BEST

Funeral services for Alice Neal Best will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Princeton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday following the service at Seymour...

MARY E. DAVIS

Died Sept. 7, 2007 Mary Elizabeth Davis, 214 Herbert St., died Friday at her residence. One child survives. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Olive, with Moderator James A. Davis officiating. Burial will...

COLUMBUS ELLIS

Died Sept. 9, 2007 Columbus Ellis, 59, 402 W. Williams St., Apt. F, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Linda Ellis of the home and three children. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at...

BERTHA W. O'NEAL

Feb. 12, 1930-Sept. 12, 2007 Bertha Lenora Winstead O'Neal, 77, of 403 N. Kornegay St., died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Durham, N.C. to the late William Huron and Viola...

VETRIUS PEARSALL

Died Sept. 9, 2007 Minister Vetrius Pearsall, 50, 910 E. Slocumb St., died Sunday at her residence. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pentecostal United Holy Church in Goldsboro. Pastor Willie Lewis will officiate. Burial will follow at...

MELVIN SCOTT

Melvin Scott, 68, 1079 N.C. 50 Highway 117, died Wednesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

VICENTE P. VAZQUEZ

Died Sept. 9, 2007 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Vicente Perez Vazquez, 23, died Sunday. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Rios de Agua Viva Evangelica Church in Seven Springs with the Rev. Jacob Santizo officiating. Burial will be held...

FLORA VELASQUEZ AND DANIEL I. VELASQUEZ

Died Sept. 9, 2007 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Flora Velasquez, 47, and her son, Daniel Isai Velasquez, 5, died Sunday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Friday at Rios de Agua Viva Evangelica Church in Seven Springs with the Rev. Jacob Santizo...

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

ALICE N. BEST

May 1, 1910-Sept. 12, 2007 Alice Thompson Neal Best, 97, died this morning at Britthaven Nursing Home. Mrs. Best was born in Johnston County to the late William Jarman Thompson and Susan Martin Thompson. She was married to the...

MINNIE I. HODGES

Died Sept. 8, 2007 Minnie Ingram Hodges, 67, 822 Luther Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, Goldsboro, with Elder Jeffrey...

EUDELL S. ODOM

Nov. 20, 1928-Sept. 11, 2007 CALYPSO -- Eudell Strickland Odom, 78, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday at her home at 227 E. Church St., Calypso. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Cricket Ridge Pentecostal...

BERTHA O'NEAL

Bertha O'Neal, 77, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

LOUISE L. TAYLOR

Died Sept. 7, 2007 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Louise L. Taylor, formerly of 303 Bright St., Goldsboro, died Friday in Murfreesboro, Tenn., where she moved in 2000 to reside at Stones River Manor near her son, Dr. James E. Taylor, a...

LEE U. TREJO

Died Sept. 8, 2007 KNIGHTDALE -- Lee U. Trejo, 26, of 1424 Fayetteville St., died Saturday due to a motor vehicle accident. He was employed with MacLeod Construction. Lee was a loving son, husband and great father who will...

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

WILLIE C. JAMES

Died Sept. 8, 2007 Willie Bell Carr James, 81, of the Greenevers Community, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. One child survives. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Reginald...

EDWARD G. OUTLAW

Aug. 24, 1917-Sept. 9, 2007 SARASOTA, Fla. -- Edward G. Outlaw, 90, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday. Services will be Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at The Fountains. He is survived by his wife, Flora Outlaw and four children....

TOMMORIS N. RAYNOR

MOUNT OLIVE -- Tommoris N. Raynor, 109 E. Kornegay St., died Monday. Arrangements are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Mount Olive....

KAYLEN A. ROBINSON

Died Sept. 9, 2007 WARSAW -- Kelvin and Catherine Powell Robinson, 116 Brewer Blvd., announce the birth and death of their son, Kaylen Alexander Robinson, Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. Graveside will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Faison Cemetery. A...

LOUISE L. TAYLOR

Died Sept. 7, 2007 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Louise L. Taylor, formerly of 303 Bright St., Goldsboro, died Friday in Murfreesboro, Tenn., where she moved in 2000 to reside at Stones River Manor near her son, Dr. James E. Taylor, a...

FLORA VELASQUEZ AND DANIEL I. VELASQUEZ

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Flora Velasquez, 47, and her son, Daniel Isai Velasquez, 5, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

VICENTE P. VAZQUEZ

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Vicente Perez Vazquez, 23, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

Monday, September 10, 2007

RACHEL B. CARTER

Oct. 16, 1944-Sept. 9, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Rachel Bowden Carter, 62, 288 Beautancus Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was daugher of the late Willie and Retha Bowden Three children survive. Graveside services will be 11 a.m....

COLUMBUS ELLIS

Columbus Ellis, 59, 402 S. Williams St., Apt. F, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

MINNIE H. INGRAM

Minnie Hodges Ingram, 67, 822 Luther Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Colvin Funeral Home of Lumberton....

ERVIN LOFTON

Died Sept. 5, 2007 PHILADELPHIA -- Funeral for Ervin Lofton, formerly of Mount Olive, N.C., who died Wednesday in Philadelphia, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Best Chapel Church in Seven Springs. Interment will be in Wynn Family Cemetery. Visitation...

MORRIS L. NOLAN

March 21, 1933-Sept. 8, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Morris Lee Nolan, 74, a resident of Glen-Care, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late J. C. and Octavia Nolan Merritt. Graveside services will be...

VETRIUS PEARSALL

Vetrius Pearsall, 50, 910 E. Slocumb St., died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

Sunday, September 9, 2007

ELEANOR M. BRUNELL

Died Sept. 6, 2007 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Eleanor M. nee Biggins Brunell, 66, formerly of Deptford, N.J., passed away Thursday. Eleanor was an outgoing, loving and compassionate family woman who always spoke her mind. She enjoyed bowling, going...

MARY ELIZABETH DAVIS

Mary Elizabeth Davis, of 214 Herbert St. died Friday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

QUEEN MOORE

Died Sept. 4, 2007 WARSAW -- Queen Moore, 88, of 232 Tarheel Acres died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital. She is the daughter of the late George and Mary Carlton Moore. Funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. from...

SHIRLEY F. RAIFORD

July 7, 1945 - Sept. 8, 2007 PRICETOWN -- Shirley Ann Faucette Raiford, 62, of 5147 N.C. Highway 111 S., Seven Springs, in the Pricetown community, died Saturday morning at her home. Funeral will be held at 6 p.m. today...

PETER STALLINGS III

July 30, 1939-Sept. 6, 2007 A celebration of Peter Stallings' life will be held today at 4 p.m. at Saulston United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rick Ward officiating. Visitation will be after the service. (Pd)...

ELBERT STANLEY

Died Sept. 6, 2007 Elbert "Possum" Stanley, 52, of Hwy. 301 S., Four Oaks, died Thursday, Sept. 6 at Pitt Memorial Hospital. He was born in Harnett County on Nov. 17, 1954 to the late B.D. and Ava Capps Stanley....

JOSEPH HUBERT THOMPSON

July 25, 1927-Sept. 8, 2007 Joseph Hubert Thompson, 80, of Lucama, died Saturday at the North Carolina Special Care Center in Wilson. Mr. Thompson was born in Johnston County on July 25, 1927. He was the son of the...

TOM WARREN

Died Sept. 2, 2007 Dr. William Thomas "Tom" Warren, 63, died Sunday morning. He is survived by his wife, Christine Harlow Warren; son Thomas Perrine Warren of Raleigh; and daughter and son-in-law, Whitney Anne Warren and Nathan Schwab and of...

Friday, September 7, 2007

ANNE M. BROADRICK

Jan. 4, 1921-Sept. 4, 2007 WARSAW -- Anne M. Broadrick, 86, 322 Blackmore Road, died Tuesday at her home. She was born in Murray County, Ga., to the late John and Tennie McHan. Four children survive. Memorial service will be...

ANTHONY P. COX

Died Aug. 30, 2007 Funeral for Anthony P. Cox, 84, 100 N. Herman St., who died at Kitty Askins Hospice Center will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church. Interment will be in the Wayne Memorial Park....

KENNETH R. DUPREE I

Oct. 30, 1936-Sept. 6, 2007 Kenneth Royal Dupree I, 70, passed away Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in his home. Visitation will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Highway 111, near Albertson, on Saturday,...

BETTIE B. HARDY

Died Sept. 5, 2007 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Bettie Mae Barwick Hardy, 88, of 4650 N.C. Hwy. 903 North, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She retired as a clerk with Roses Department Store with over 30 years of service....

JOHN H. HINNANT

Died Sept. 4, 2007 John Henry Hinnant, 56, 909 Lexington Ave., died Tuesday at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hooks Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnnie Sherrod officiating. Burial...

ERVIN LOFTON

Ervin Lofton, formerly of Mount Olive, died Wednesday in Philadelphia. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

EVELYN PENDERGRAFT

Oct.19, 1919-Sept. 5, 2007 DUDLEY -- Evelyn Reushling Pendergraft, 87, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Born in Apex, N.C., she was the daughter of the late George and Ola Smith Reushling. She was also preceded in death by...

PETER M. STALLINGS III

July 30, 1939-Sept. 6, 2007 Peter Milam Stallings, III, 68, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Peter was born in Virginia to the late Peter Milam Stallings II and Susie Hall Stallings. He was raised in Warren County, N.C. and...

BETTY C. TAYLOR

Died Sept. 4, 2007 WILSON -- Betty Coppedge Taylor, 60, daughter of Sidney Coppedge of Nashville and the late Mary Coppedge, died Tuesday. She is survived by her father; husband, Rayford Taylor and five children. Funeral will be 1 p.m....

JAMES D. WOMBLE SR.

Died Sept. 6, 2007 MURFREESBORO -- James D. Womble Sr., 93, died at the Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie on Thursday. Mr. Womble grew up and graduated high school in Roanoke Rapids. He attended University of North Carolina in Chapel...

Thursday, September 6, 2007

HARVEY L. BELL

Harvey L. Bell, 81, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The Lenior County native was the son of the late Charlie and Carrie Bell. He was the husband of Dorothy H. Bell who survives. Six children also survive. Funeral will...

MILDRED L. BIZZELL

Died Sept. 5, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mildred L. Bizzell, 90, of 155 Barwick Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She is the daughter of the late George and Mary Kornegay Cousins. Funeral services will be held...

MAMIE E. BRANCH

Died Sept. 1, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mamie Estelle Branch, 85 died Saturday at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Mount Olive. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Winn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with Elder Donald Ray Kornegay officiating....

HENRY GREEN

Died Sept. 4, 2007 Henry Green, 66, 505 Eunice St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Seven children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel in Goldsboro. Burial will follow at Old Mill Cemetery, Goldsboro....

AMY M. MCCORMICK

Died Sept. 3, 2007 Amy M. McCormick, 52, of 103 Shamrock Road, went to be with the Lord Monday evening at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. Mrs. McCormick is survived by her husband of 31...

QUEEN MOORE

WARSAW -- Queen Moore, 88, 232 Tarheel Acres, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

EVELYN PENDERGRAFT

DUDLEY -- Evelyn Reushling Pendergraft, 87, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

LINWOOD T. RADFORD

Feb. 13, 1943-Sept. 5, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- Linwood Thomas Radford, 64, of 1478 NC Hwy. 581 North, died Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his family. Linwood was born in Wayne County to the late Leslie Radford and Pearl...

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

WILLIAM BEST

LAGRANGE -- Funeral for William Best, 70, 704 Pauls Path, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Best Chapel Greene with Elder James Powell officiating. Burial will follow in Snow Hill Cemetery in Snow Hill. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. today...

ANN M. BROADRICK

WARSAW -- Ann M. Broadrick, 322 Blackmore Road, died Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LINDA S. CARTER

June 2, 1945-Sept. 3, 2007 LAGRANGE -- Linda Fay Summerlin Carter, 62, of 332 N. Beston Road, became an angel in heaven Monday after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Wayne County to the late Effie...

GERALDINE CROOMS

Died Sept. 1, 2007 JACKSONVILLE -- Geraldine Crooms, 52, died, Saturday at her home. She is survived by her husband, Alton Crooms of Jacksonville; father, Harry Bright of Jacksonville; mother, Olivia Crooms of Jacksonville and one child. Funeral will be...

BARBARA EVERETTE

Died Sept. 4, 2007 PRINCETON -- Barbara Jean Everette, 70, 106 S. John St., died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. One child survives. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel in Goldsboro with Elder Alton Glaspie...

HENRY GREEN

Henry Green, 66, 505 Eunice St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

GEORGE I. GREGORY

Feb. 25, 1922-Sept. 3, 2007 George I. Gregory, 85, died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro after a long battle with cancer. Born in Halifax County, he was the son of the late William Henry and Eva Jane Holmes Gregory....

ELOUISE HAYWOOD

Funeral for Elouise K. Haywood will be 1 p.m. Friday at Taylors Chapel F.W.B. Church in LaGrange with Elder Aaron Jarmon officiating. Burial will follow in Jerusalem Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday at LaGrange Funeral Services. One child...

JOHN HINNANT

John Henry Hinnant, 56, 909 Lexington Ave., died Tuesday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fayetteville. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

LINWOOD RADFORD

PIKEVILLE -- Linwood Thomas Radford, 64, 1478 N.C. Hwy. 581 North, died this morning at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

WILLIAM BEST

LAGRANGE -- William Best, 70, Route 2, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

ESTELLE M. BRANCH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Estelle M. Branch, 85, 228 Smith Chapel Road, died Saturday at SunBridge Care of Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

LINDA S. CARTER

LAGRANGE -- Linda S. Carter, 62, 332 N. Beston Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

JANICE L. ELDRIDGE

Died Sept. 1, 2007 NEWTON GROVE -- Janice Lee Eldridge, 65, 968 Johnston Highway, died Saturday. She was survived by her husband, James R. Eldridge and two children. Funeral was 11 a.m. Monday at Unity Presbyterian Church with the Rev....

JAMES F. FULKERSON

Died Sept. 3, 2007 FREMONT -- James "Jim" F. Fulkerson, 96, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007. He retired from the Navy with the rank of Chief Petty Officer and also retired from civil service at Seymour Johnson A.F.B. Funeral will...

GEORGE I. GREGORY

George I. Gregory, 85, died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ELOUISE K. HAYWOOD

Elouise K. Haywood, 61, 208 King St. died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

RAMA B. KOMINSKY

Oct. 27, 1933-Sept. 3, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Rama Britt Kominsky, 73, of 216 Kermit Warren Road, died early Monday at SunBridge Care Center. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry...

ELIZABETH LEFTWRIDGE

Died Sept. 1, 2007 Elizabeth Leftwridge, 80, 220 Graham St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Darden Chapel O.F.W. Baptist Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park, North, with Bishop James Leftwridge...

WILLIE LOFTON JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- A memorial service for Willie Lofton Jr., 81, 228 Smith Chapel Road, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Garris Funeral Home Chapel with Eldress Laura Morrisey officiate....

AMY MCCORMICK

Amy McCormick, 103 Shamrock Road, died Monday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PANDORA D. PENNY

Died Aug. 31, 2007 Pandora Durham Penny, 69, formerly of Mount Olive, died Friday at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Funeral was 11 a.m. Monday at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Mount Olive with pastor Gregory Perkins officiating. Burial...

BERTHA S. STROUD

Feb. 17, 1918-Sept. 3, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- Bertha Smith Mooring Stroud, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Bertha was born in Wayne County to the late Joshua Smith and Lou Lancas-ter...

O. EARL TIPPETT

Nov. 3, 1917-Sept. 3, 2007 Otwell Earl Tippett, 89, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007. He was born Nov. 3, 1917 to the late Otwell Francis and Malita Pate Tippett. Also preceding him in death, his stepson, Paul Harrell. Earl...

Monday, September 3, 2007

ANTIONE L. CHESTNUT

Died Aug. 31, 2007 Antione Logan Chestnut, 19, of 109 Evelyn Circle, Dudley, died on Aug. 31, 2007. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Willie Bell; uncle, Jerry Bell; and aunt, Earlene Bell Leonard. Funeral will be...

MAZIE EVANS

May 5, 1922-Aug. 31, 2007 A graveside service for Mazie Evans will be Tuesday at 11 a.m., at Wayne Memorial Park 2925 U.S. Hwy. 117 S., Dudley, officiated by the Rev. Blake. Memorials may be made to Antioch Free Will...

THELMA PARKER JACKSON

Died Aug. 28, 2007 Thelma Gray Parker Jackson, 77, died Aug. 28. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St. Pastor David Williams will officiate. Burial will follow at Wayne...

ETHEL L. JARMON

Died Aug. 29, 2007 Ethel Lou Jarmon, 68, of 122 Julia St., Warsaw, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. She was born in Duplin County to the late Rev. Alonza and Daisy Miller. She received her education in the the...

RAMA KOMINSKY

Rama Britt Kominsky, 73, of 216 Kermitt Warren Road, died today. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MARY B. THOMPSON

March 12, 1920-Sept. 2, 2007 Mary Byers Thompson, 87, died Sunday at Brian Center of Goldsboro. Born in Augusta, Ga., she was the daughter of the late James Locke and Mamie Steedley Byers and was married to the late Leonard...

KATIE WRIGHT

Died Sept. 1, 2007 VANCEBORO -- Katie Belle Lupton Wright, 82, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007. Funeral will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel in Vanceboro. Burial will follow in Celestial Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Wright,...

Sunday, September 2, 2007

FRANCES S. ADAMS

Died July 25, 2007 PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Frances Styron Adams, 84, died Wednesday in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born and raised in Goldsboro, the daughter of the late George Frank and Myrtle Waters Styron. She graduated from Duke University and...

HARVEY L. BELL

Harvey Lee Bell of 2401 Wayne Memorial Drive died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

JACK EDWARD BROWN

Dec. 10, 1953-Aug. 31, 2007 Jack E. Brown, 53, of 701 Arrow Point Drive, died at his residence Friday morning. He was the husband of Christine Brown of Goldsboro and the father of two sons, Stephen Brown of Goldsboro and...

ANTIONE L. CHESTNUT

Antione L. Chestnut, 19, of 109 Evelyn Circle, Dudley, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MAZIE EVANS EDMUNDSON

May 5, 1922- Aug. 31, 2007 FREMONT -- Mazie Evans Edmundson, 85, 5627 Hwy. 111 N., surrounded by her loving family, went to be with the Lord Saturday afternoon at her residence. Funeral will be held today at 5...

DAVID E. FLEEHR

David Elsworth Fleehr, 56, of 3779 Ash St. No. 1, Goldsboro, died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

KARA'UM NI-YEL GILLETTE

Died Aug. 29, 2007 Kara'um Ni-yel Gillette, 31, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral for Miss Gillette will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ebenezer M.B. Church in La Grange, with Dr. Michael A. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow...

SHEPARD HARDY

Died Aug. 28, 2007 Shepard Hardy, 70, died Aug. 28. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ernie Haskins officiating. Burial will follow in Turner Swamp Cemetery in Eureka....

HELEN W. JACKSON

Nov. 20, 1924-Aug. 30, 2007 GRIFTON -- Helen Waller Jackson, 82, of 3553 Fountain Hill Drive, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Jackson was born in Wake County to the late Charles Waller and Sudie Thomas Waller Mozingo. Funeral...

THELMA JACKSON

Died Aug. 28, 2007 Thelma Gray Parker Jackson, 77, died Aug. 28, 2007. Funeral will be Tuesday at St. Luke Church of Christ, 430 E. Elm St., with pastor David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park....

DOROTHY R. MANN

May 18, 1917-Aug. 31, 2007 KINSTON -- Dorothy Rouse Eubanks Mann, 90, of Kinston, died Friday at Britthaven of Kinston. Mrs. Mann was born in Pitt County to the late Frank and Lula Munford Rouse. She was preceded in death...

MYRTIE W. STEVENS

Oct. 16, 1916-Aug. 30, 2007 Myrtie Williford Stevens, 91, of Goldsboro died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wayne County to the late Jim and Nora Pipkin Williford and was married to the late Eddie Stevens....

DOROTHY M. WIGGINS

Aug. 26, 1914-Aug. 28, 2007 Dorothy Marshburn Wiggins, 93, of 1804 E. Pine St., died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at Brian Center in Lexington. Mrs. Wiggins was born in Pender County to the late James Thomas Marshburn and Gussie Gurganious...