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Monday, December 31, 2007

JAMES BUCHANAN

James Buchanan, 66, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

AGNES CARLTON

Agnes Carlton, of 218 S. Center St., Warsaw, died Sunday at Durham Regional Medical Center in Durham. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

BESSIE COPELAND

Bessie Copeland, 84, of 702 National Drive died Sunday in Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

LINDA ISLER

Jan. 29, 1942-Dec. 27, 2007 Linda Speight Isler, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Honey," 65, of 231 Wayne Ave., went to be with her Lord Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family...

MARVIN KORNEGAY

Died Dec. 24, 2007 Marivn Kornegay, 49, of 306 Mercer St., died in the E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center in Lillington. He was the husband of Katie Kornegay Visitation will be Wednesday 2-6 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

ALTON RAY PRICE

Alton Ray Price, 72, of 308 N. Church St., Mount Olive, died Sunday at Wake Med in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ROBERT W. RASCH

Robert W. Rasch, 82, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JOSEPH C. VINSON JR.

Joseph C Vinson Jr., 70, of 313 Friendly Drive, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, December 30, 2007

JAMES ALFORD

April 27, 1964-Dec. 22, 2007 James Alford, 43, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private graveside service will be held. Mr. Alford was born April 27, 1964. The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in...

JENEVA B. BOYETT

Jeneva Bledsoe Boyett, 90, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was laid to rest beside her husband, Joe Marion Boyett, Dec. 22, 2007, in Humboldt, Tenn. She is survived by a son, Joe Bruce...

IDA GILMORE

Died Dec. 27. 2007 CLINTON -- Ida Rochelle Darden Gilmore, 83, of 668 Carr Church Road, died in the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill Thursday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Carr Memorial Christian Church, with...

HESTER GURLEY

July 4, 1920-Dec. 29, 2007 Hester Bailey Gurley, 87, of Delmar, Md., formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday. She was born in Johnston County to the late Cicero Veran and Hatti Deleona Parrish Bailey. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at...

JERONIMO CABREA JUAREZ

Funeral for Jeronimo Cabrera Juarez, 22, of 389 Garner Chapel Road, will be 5 p.m. today at Guadradalubana Church, with the Rev. Edgar Sepulueda officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Guatemala. Rhodes Funeral Home in Warsaw is...

DR. VERNON PRESSLEY MANGUM

Feb. 11, 1921-Dec. 24, 2007 Dr. Vernon Pressley Mangum died at his home in Goldsboro, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007. Dr. Mangum was the son of James Nelson and Rose Fitch Mangum. He was born in Hamlet, N.C., on...

BONNIE FAY SASSER

Jan. 11, 1944-Dec. 29, 2007 Bonnie Fay Sasser, 63, of Belfast, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral will be held on Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at...

OSCAR STRICKLAND

Died Dec. 29, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- Oscar Gordon Strickland, 77, of 104 W. Ham St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Oscar and Mildred Ellis Strickland and the...

JEWITT DAVIS THOMPSON

Sept. 14, 1921-Dec. 28, 2007 CARY -- Jewitt D. Thompson died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007. She was born in Wayne County, the daughter of Weaver B. and Annie Pearl Edwards Davis. She was predeceased by, in addition to her parents,...

TROY L. WOLFE

July 8, 1965-Dec. 24, 2007 FAYETTEVILLE -- Troy L. Wolfe, 42, died Monday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. All services will be held privately. He was born in Cumberland County on July 8, 1965, to the late...

Friday, December 28, 2007

NANCY T. CRUSE

Nov. 12, 1943-Dec. 27, 2007 Nancy Cleo Toler Cruse, 64, died Thursday morning at the Brian Center. Nancy was born in Wayne County to the late Ransom Toler and Leona McFatter Toler. She had worked as a nurse's aide...

PAULINE DAVIS

FREMONT -- Hattie Pauline Lancaster Davis, 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Clapp's Nursing Home in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of...

PAUL FAISON

Died Dec. 26, 2007 MAGNOLIA -- Paul Faison, 71, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Faison of Wallace and five children. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home...

KENNETH HOBBS

Died Dec. 26, 2007 FAISON -- Kenneth Hobbs, 70, of 9760 Faison Highway, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Garris Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop Chester Aycock officiating. Burial will follow in the...

LINDA ISLER

Linda Isler, 65, of 406 A St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

DANNY M. JOHNSON

Died Dec. 26, 2007 GREENVILLE -- Danny McNeil "Neil" Johnson, 41, passed away Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Neil was a native of Greene County and a member of Jerusalem United Metho-dist Church in Snow Hill. A volunteer fireman,...

BRENDA R. MERVIN

Died Dec. 26, 2007 Minister Brenda R. Mervin, 49, of 4042 Central Heights Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The triumphant homegoing celebration will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Headquarters. Dr. Patrick...

ALICE E. MORRIS

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Alice E. Morris died Saturday at Metro Health Center in Cleveland. She is survived by her mother, Charity Morris of Goldsboro; and four children. Memorial services are pending....

ADDIE M. MURPHY

Died Dec. 24, 2007 Addie Mae Murphy, 64, of 1029 Lincoln Drive, Apt. B, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Viewing will...

THAD NEWSOME

Died Dec. 27, 2007 SMITHFIELD -- Thad Newsome, 78, of 515 Barbour Road, died Thursday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at R.L. Sanders Funeral Home of Smithfield....

O'MAX GARDNER POWELL

Dec. 31, 1928-Dec. 27, 2007 O'Max Gardner Powell, 78, of 1707 Friendly Road, died early Thursday morning at his home. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Clarence W. and Willie Mae Martin Powell. He...

ROSE B. SHOWS

Feb. 16, 1938-Dec. 26, 2007 RICEVILLE, Tenn. -- Rose Barron Shows, 69, died Wednesday. She was born the daughter of the late Charles Ray Barron. She is survived by her husband, Bill Shows of Riceville, Tenn.; mother, Nannie Crumpton Barron...

Thursday, December 27, 2007

GERTRUDE M. ARTIS

Aug. 11, 1932-Dec. 21, 2007 Prophetess Gertrude Mable "Puttin" Artis, 75, of 1305 North Drive, went to be with her Lord on Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family at her bedside. Prophetess Artis was born in Wayne County...

NICOLE A. BROWN

Died Dec. 22, 2007 Nicole Annette Brown, 35, passed away unexpectedly in her home Saturday. Nicole was born and raised in South Egremont, Mass. She was the daughter of Darlene "Zele" Guidi and the late Edward Guidi. She served in...

EVELYN R. CLINE

Sept. 14, 1934-Dec. 26, 2007 Evelyn Roche Cline, 73, died Wednesday at Smithfield Manor Nursing Center in Smithfield. Born in Ruppersdorf, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Ida Roche. Three children survive. Memorial service will be...

JUDY H. DRIVER

Jan. 1, 1948-Dec. 26, 2007 PRINCETON -- Judy Hood Driver, 59, died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Johnnie and Gladys Hood. She is survived by her husband, Robert Driver, and two children. Graveside...

GERTIE B. FRYAR

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gertie Baggett Fryar, 47, of 107 Claytor St., died Dec. 19, 2007. She is the daughter of Elnoria Jackson Baggett and the late Winston Baggett. She is survived by her husband, Charles Evans, and three children. Funeral...

ROBERTA E. HAMILTON

Died Dec. 23, 2007 FORT WASHINGTON, Md. -- Roberta Evans Hamilton, 64, formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday. She was the daughter of the late Deacon Sam and Mary Lewis Evans. Arrangements are by Kalas Funeral Home of Oxon Hill,...

CLINTON HARGROVE

Died Dec. 23, 2007 WILSON -- Funeral for Clinton Hargrove, 68, of 1819 Butterfield Lane, who died Sunday will be noon Saturday at Branch Memorial Holiness Church, 517 Hadley St., Wilson. The Rev. Herman Lucas will officiate and burial will...

MASONIC D. HARVEY

Died Dec. 22, 2007 Masonic Deonte' Harvey, 25, of 308 Wilmington Ave., died Saturday. He was the son of Vernon and Lynette Harvey. Two children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at God's House of Prayer with pastor Timothy...

SEAN THOMAS HIRSCH

May 17, 1986-Dec. 20, 2007 Sean Thomas Hirsch, 21, of 2871 U.S. Highway 13 South, passed Thursday at his home. Born in West Islip, N.Y., Sean is the son of Tom and Kelley Hirsch of Grantham and the big...

KENNETH W. HOBBS

KENANSVILLE -- Kenneth W. Hobbs, 70, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

RALPH E. LOFTIN

Nov. 30, 1942-Dec. 23, 2007 FREMONT -- Ralph E. Loftin, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Ralph" or "Eugene," 65, of 2607 Highway 222 East, died on Sunday at his residence. Ralph was born to the late...

BRENDA MERVIN

Brenda Mervin, 48, of Britthaven Nursing Center, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

O'MAX G. POWELL

O'max Gardner Powell, 88, died this morning at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ROSE B. SHOWS

RICEVILLE, Tenn. -- Rose Barron Shows died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete with Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

BESSIE M. SMITH

March 3, 1924-Dec. 23, 2007 Bessie Mae Smith, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Bessie," 83, formerly of Britthaven of Goldsboro, died on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. Ms. Smith was born to the late Ben Eddie...

NELL PORTER WEEKS

July 15, 1924-Dec. 25, 2007 Nell Porter Weeks, 83, went to with her Lord on Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Nell was born in Wayne County to the late Marshall Porter and Queen Westbrook Porter. She was a retired telephone...

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

NICOLE A. BROWN

Nicole A. Brown died on Saturday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Goldsboro....

JEROMINO CABERA

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jeromino Cabera, 26, died Sunday at his home. Arrange-ments are by Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

SHIRLEY CRUMPLER

Shirley Neil Lane Crumpler, 72, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. The Rev. Wayne Goff will officiate....

HATTIE L. DIXON

Died Dec. 21, 2007 Hattie Lee Dixon, 73, of the Deep Bottom Community, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. Two children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Green officiating. Burial...

PAUL R. GOMES

Died Dec. 21, 2007 WARSAW -- Paul Ralph Gomes, 78, died Friday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. He is survived by his wife, Delilah Taylor Gomes of Warsaw, and two children. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Rose...

LUCILLE S. HILL

April 17, 1915-Dec. 23, 2007 LAGRANGE -- Bettie Lucille Sutton Hill, 92, of Britthaven Nursing Home, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was born in Lenoir County to the late Jim and Eliza Sutton. She was wife of the...

SEAN THOMAS HIRSCH

May 17, 1986-Dec. 20, 2007 Sean Thomas Hirsch, 21, of 2871 U.S. Highway 13 South, passed Thursday at his home. Born in West Islip, N.Y., Sean is the son of Tom and Kelley Hirsch of Grantham and the big...

MARVIN KORNEGAY

Marvin Kornegay, 49, of 306 Mercer St., died Monday in the E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center in Lillington. Arrange-ments are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

ADDIE MAE MURPHY

Addie Mae Murphy, 64, of 1029 Lincoln Drive, Apt. B, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

IRVIN OWENS

Died Dec. 23, 2007 ALBEMARLE -- Irvin Owens, 81, formerly of Macclesfield, died at the Fountains of Albemarle Retirement Home on Sunday. Born in Roanoke Rapids, he was the son of the late Dempsey Goodman and Flossie Owens. Funeral will...

JAMES H. RAUCH

James Harry Rauch, 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at home surrounded by his family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell...

CLYDE E. STEINERT

May 25, 1923-Dec. 23, 2007 CALYPSO -- Clyde E. Steinert, 84, died Sunday morning at home. Services will be tonight at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Currie officiating. Visitation will follow the service, and at...

NELL P. WEEKS

Nell Porter Weeks, 83, of 2540 U.S. 70 West, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Goldsboro....

Monday, December 24, 2007

JAMES ALFORD

James Alford, 43, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

CLARENCE "DOODLE" CASEY

March 24, 1931-Dec. 22, 2007 Clarence Lewis "Doodle" Casey, 76, of 426 Emmaus Church Road, went to be with the Lord early Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a long and valiant fight. Born in Wayne County, he...

SHIRLEY CRUMPLER

Shirly Crumpler died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

MARGARET P. DANIELS

Aug. 14, 1918-Dec. 23, 2007 Margaret Lorraine Parks Daniels, 89, of the Elroy Community, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007 at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family at her bedside. Margaret was born in...

MILDRED C. JORDAN

Funeral for Mildred C. Jordan will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Gary Bailey and Barry Williamson officiating. Interment will follow in White Oak Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday...

RALPH E. LOFTIN

Mr. Ralph E. Loftin, 65, of 2607 Hwy. 222 E., Fremont, died Sunday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and Mr. Loftin's professional service has been entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JAMES RAUCH

James Rauch of Howell Road died Sunday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

EARL RAYNOR JR.

July 3, 1954-Dec. 20, 2007 STERLING CITY, Texas -- Earl Raynor Jr., born in Wilmington July 3, 1954, went to be with the Lord Dec. 20, 2007. He was raised in the Dudley and Goldsboro area. He met his...

BESSIE MAE SMITH

Mrs. Bessie Mae Smith, 83, formerly of Britthaven of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete. Services have been entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CLYDE E. STEINERT

Died Dec. 23, 2007 CALYPSO -- Clyd E. Steinert, 84, died Sunday at home. He was the husband of the late Inez N. Steinert. The funeral will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive with visitation...

Sunday, December 23, 2007

CLARENCE "DOODLE" CASEY

Clarence "Doodle" Casey, 76, of 426 Emmaus Church Road, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Online condolences may be directed to the Casey family at www.shumate-faulk.com....

GERTIE BAGGETT FRYAR

Gertie Baggett Fryar, 47 of 107 Claytor St. died Wednesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

SEAN THOMAS HIRSCH

May 17, 1986-Dec. 20, 2007 Sean Thomas Hirsch, 21, of 2871 U.S. Highway 13 South, died Thursday at his home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences can be directed to the Hirsch family...

MICHAEL T. HODGES

Died Dec. 19, 2007 WARSAW -- Michael Thomas Hodges, 46, of 726 E. Hill St., died Wednesday at Duke Medical Center. He is the son of the late Thomas and Inez Hodges. He is survived by his wife, Linette H....

MILDRED H.C. JORDAN

March 1, 1924-Dec. 21, 2007 Mildred Harriett Collier Jordan, 83, went to be with her Lord on Friday evening at the home of her daughter in Goldsboro. Mildred was born in Wilson County on March 1, 1924, to the...

WILEY HARDY KILLETTE

WARSAW -- Wiley Hardy Killette, 76, died Friday afternoon at home. Funeral will be 7 p.m. tonight at Turkey Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Visitation will follow. Burial will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the Devotional Gardens. Mr. Killette...

BOBBY GENE LANE

Feb. 13, 1933-Dec. 22, 2007 Bobby Gene Lane, 74, of 2452 Zion Church Road, died Friday at Sunbridge Care of Mount Olive. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Jasper and Liza Henson Lane. Graveside services...

LAURETTA EDWARDS RILEY

Died Dec. 21, 2007 Lauretta Edwards Riley, 76, of 94 Massey Road, Newton Grove, died Friday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Newton Grove Church of God with the Revs. David Jarman and J.T. Honeycutt officiating. Burial will follow...

BERGIE S. SMITH

Oct. 7, 1918-Dec. 21, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Bergie Shepard Smith, 89, died Friday at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lemley "J.L." Smith Jr.; a brother, John S. Shepard; and...

JAMES FRANKLIN WENSIL

Sept. 21, 1923-Dec. 21, 2007 RAEFORD -- James Franklin Wensil, 84, died Friday at Open Arms Retirement Center. Mr. Wensil was born in Concord to the late Frank and Francis Walters Wensil. Survivors include his wife, Lorene Wensil; and two...

Friday, December 21, 2007

THE REV. GERTRUDE ARTIS

The Rev. Gertrude Mable Artis, 75, of 301 W. Seymour Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Golds-boro. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

MARIE F. GRANT

Sept. 29, 1915-Dec. 19, 2007 Marie Fields Brock Grant, 92, died Wednesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wayne County to the late Walter Pleasant and Ida Casey Fields and was married to the late...

JAMES JOHNSON SR.

Sept. 10, 1941-Dec. 18, 2007 DUNN -- James Edward Johnson, Sr., 66, of Magnolia Apartments, died Tuesday at Betsy Johnson Hospital. Mr. Johnson was born in Wayne County the son of the late William E. and Mildred Westbrook Johnson. He...

THE REV. LOUIS JORDAN

July 14, 1945-Dec. 18, 2007 Attorney/Reverend Louis Jordan was born to the late Joseph and Mae Frances Bennett Jordan on July 14, 1945, in Baltimore, Md. He is survived by his wife, Nancy James Jordan of the home; two children,...

MARY R. LITTLE

April 20, 1938-Dec. 19, 2007 PRINCETON - Mary Ellen Rackley Little, 69, died Wednesday at WakeMed in Raleigh. Born in Wayne County she was the daughter of the late Monroe and Maggie Rackley. She is survived by her husband, Ray...

HAROLD MAGGARD JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Harold Clayton Maggard Jr., 30, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro with visitation afterward. Pastor Chris...

MARIE B. MITCHELL

March 14, 1913-Dec. 19, 2007 PRINCETON -- Marie Boyette Mitchell, 94, of Rhodes Road, died Wednesday. She was born in Johnston County to the late James and Ella Boyette and was widow of Willie Mitchell. Two children survive. Funeral will...

EVELYN J. PICKETT

June 28, 1919-Dec. 19, 2007 DURHAM -- Evelyn J. Pickett, 88, died Wednesday. She was born in Goldsboro, N.C. to Samuel and Bessie Jernigan. She has been a resident of Durham since 1941. She is survived by her sons, Wallace...

J. FAISON THOMSON

April 26, 1923-Dec. 20, 2007 J. Faison Thomson, 84, a long-time resident of Goldsboro, died Thursday afternoon at Duke Medical Center in Durham. Faison was born in Wayne County to the late J. Faison Thomson Sr. and Mary Louise...

Thursday, December 20, 2007

WILLIAM T. ANDERSON

May 29, 1940-Dec. 18, 2007 DUDLEY -- William Thomas Anderson, 67, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Anderson was born to the late William Nixon and Mittie Strickland Anderson. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7...

BETTY J. BARNES

Died Dec. 13, 2007 Betty Jean Barnes, 63, of 504 Quail Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke Church of Christ with the Rev. David Williams...

VERA BENNETT DAUGHTRY

Aug. 18, 1909-Dec. 19, 2007 Vera Bennett Barfield Daughtry, 98, died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Daughtry was born to the late Joshua and Margaret Flowers Barfield of Mount Olive. She graduated from Mount Olive High School....

NELL H. DURHAM

Died Dec. 17, 2007 Nell Helen Durham, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Helene", 85, formerly of 810 Summit Road, Apt. A, died on Monday at SunBridge Nursing Home, Mount Olive, N.C. Helene was one of five...

MARIE F. GRANT

Marie Fields Brock Grant, 92, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was married to the late Allen Brock and the late Charles Grant. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

LOUIS JORDAN

Attorney Louis Jordan, of 1506 E. Elm St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

HAROLD MAGGARD JR.

Harold Maggard Jr., 30, died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY B. MULLIS

KENANSVILLE -- Mary B. Mullis, 94, died Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ANDREA F. RAVELLA

Andrea Fuller Ravella is with the Lord in his Heavenly Kingdom. She was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend. She was a faithful servant of the Lord, a compassionate listener and a generous soul. Her strength inspired...

WILLIE M. ROWE

Died Dec. 18, 2007 Willie Montee Rowe, 49, of 1600 Harris St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Carrie Rowe and the late Thomas Rowe. Graveside service will be noon Saturday at Old Mill Cemetery...

G.B. SMITH

June 29, 1922-Dec. 17, 2007 Giles Brooks "G.B." Smith, 85, went to be with his Lord on Monday evening at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. G.B. was born in Wayne County to the late Fennel Smith and Mattie S....

CARLTON STRICKLAND SR.

Died Dec. 17, 2007 SUFFOLK, Va. -- Carlton Britt Strickland Sr., 58, died Monday. He was born in Goldsboro the son of the late Percy and Betty Strickland. Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Parr Funeral Home and...

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

WILLIAM T. ANDERSON

William Thomas Anderson, 67, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

BETTIE BARNES

Died Dec. 13, 2007 Bettie Barnes, 63, of 504 Quail Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke Church of Christ with the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will be in...

ETHEL S. BOYETTE

March 30, 1910-Dec. 16, 2007 Ethel Smith Boyette, 97, of 2002 N. Berkeley Blvd., died Sunday at her home. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Fennel S. and Mattie Virginia Smith. A homemaker, she...

GLENN E. BROWN

Jan. 2, 1955-Dec. 17, 2007 Glenn Edwin Brown, better known as "Scratch," after an extended illness, claimed his eternal peace and journeyed to his true home Monday. For those who knew him, Glenn, will be remembered as a loving,...

LEONELL D. CARTER

Died Dec. 15, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Leonell Durham Carter, of 200 Cox Pond Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. She was the daughter of the late Leon and Blanch Wise Durham. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday,...

VERA BENNETT DAUGHTRY

Vera Bennett Daughtry, 98, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARVIN E. HARVELL

Died Dec. 17, 2007 FAISON -- Marvin Edward "Marty" Harvell, 38, 1654 Casey Road, died Monday. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel, Newton Grove. He is survived by his father, Lawrence Harvell...

REV. BEN F. HARVEY

Oct. 1, 1916-Dec. 14, 2007 DUDLEY -- The Rev. Ben Frank Harvey, lovingly known by his family as "Rev," 91, passed away Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, N.C. The Rev. Harvey was born in Halifax County to the...

ETHEL KING

Funeral services for Ethel King, 52, of 208 W. Seymour Drive, is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 21, 2007, at 12 noon at the Alpha and Omega Christian Center, Goldsboro, N.C. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Pastor Frank Dawson...

KENNETH E. LEE

FOUR OAKS -- Kenneth Edward Lee, 53, passed away on Saturday at home. All services will be held privately. Mr. Lee was born in Johnston County on Dec. 23, 1953, to the late Robert E. and Margaret Lee. He is...

OLIVE B. MATTHEWS

Jan. 15, 1921-Dec. 16, 2007 Olive Blackman Matthews of Lakeland, Fla., died of heart failure Sunday. She was 86. Mrs. Matthews was preceded in death by husbands Arnold Eugene Head and William G. Matthews. Born in Wayne County, N.C.,...

EMMA M. ROUSE

Died Dec. 17, 2007 JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Mother Emma Moore Johnson Rouse, 75, of 150-84 116th Drive, formerly of Wayne County, died Monday in Queens General Hospital. The service of victory and triumph will be held 1 p.m. Saturday...

WILLIE ROWE

Willie Rowe, 49, of 1600 Harris St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

G.B. SMITH

Giles Brooks "G.B." Smith, 85, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ERNEST M. WILSON

DUDLEY -- Ernest M. Wilson, 75, of Eagle Nest Road, died Monday. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall's in Mount Olive....

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

ETHEL S. BOYETTE

March 30, 1910-Dec. 16, 2007 Ethel Smith Boyette, 97, of 2002 N. Berkeley Blvd., died Sunday at her home. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Fennel S. and Mattie Virginia Smith. A homemaker, she...

GLENN E. BROWN

Glenn Edwin Brown, 52, after an extended illness, claimed his eternal peace and journeyed to his true home last evening. A celebration of the gift of his life and God's love will be announced through Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation...

JIMMY CRAWFORD III

April 19, 1949-Dec. 17, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- James Leslie "Jimmy" Crawford III, 58, went to be with his Lord on Monday morning at his home surrounded by his family. Jimmy was born in Wayne County to Mevis Williams Crawford...

JAMES 'JUNIOR' FIELDS JR.

On Dec. 15, 2007, God decided to give Junior Fields his halo and he peacefully and gracefully winged his way home to heaven. Junior was born June 26, 1955, to Mary and James Fields of the Grantham community, where...

ANN CLAIRE JOHANNES

Died Dec. 16, 2007 BOILING SPRINGS, S.C. -- Ann Claire Greenagel Johannes won a five-year battle with MS and left this earth on Sunday to be with her loving Savior. She leaves her husband of 39 years, USAF Retired Lt....

HAROLD J. JONES

Died Dec. 16, 2007 KENANSVILLE -- Harold J. Jones, 83, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette N. Jones of the home, and three children. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Community Funeral...

OLIVE B. MATTHEWS

Jan. 15, 1921-Dec. 16, 2007 Olive Blackman Matthews of Lakeland, Fla., died of heart failure Sunday. She was 86. Mrs. Matthews was preceded in death by husbands, Arnold Eugene Head and William G. Matthews. Born in Wayne County, N.C., she...

MONROE MCGRIFF JR.

Nov. 19, 1942-Dec. 13, 2007 Monroe McGriff Jr., 65, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He was born in Mecklenburg County to the late Monroe and Annie McGriff. Interment will be held in Georgia. The family is being...

FRED A. REAVES JR.

Oct. 21, 1929-Dec. 17, 2007 Fred Alexander Reaves Jr., 78, of 608 Lake Shore Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Reaves was born in Greene County, Tenn., to the late Fred A. Reaves Sr. and Maggie Belle...

WILLIAM A. STEWART

Died Dec. 15, 2007 WILSON -- William A. "Bill" Stewart, 57, died Saturday. He was a senior analyst with RBC Centura Bank in Rocky Mount. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, followed...

EFFIE M. WALLS

Died Dec. 13, 2007 PRINCETON -- Effie Mae Walls, of 55 Crescent Drive, was born to the late Eugene and Roberta Howell Best of Wayne County, went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Thursday. "Candi" as she...

Monday, December 17, 2007

ETHEL S. BOYETTE

Ethel Smith Boyette, died Sunday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

LEONELL D. CARTER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Leonell D. Carter, 73, of 200 Cox Pond Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by Dafford Funeral Home of Dunn....

JIMMY CRAWFORD

PIKEVILLE -- Jimmy Crawford, 58, of 107 N. Fort St., died this morning at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM 'UNKA' CUDDINGTON SR.

PIKEVILLE -- William "Unka" Henry Cuddington Sr., 71, of 500 Ivey Lane, passed away at home, Friday, Dec. 14, 2007. A funeral service will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory...

NELL H. DURHAM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nell Helen Durham, 85, formerly of 810 Summit Road, Apt. A, died Monday at SunBridge Nursing Home, Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

JAMES H. FIELDS

Died Dec. 15, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Henry "Junior" Fields, 52, of 678 S. Jordans Chapel Road, died Saturday. He was a lover, husband and best friend to his wife. He spent his life trying to make his wife...

ROSE C. HALES

KENLY -- Rose C. Hales, 74, of Bogley Road, died Saturday. Graveside will be 2 p.m. today at Kenly Cemetery. Arrangements are by Minshew-Coley Funeral Home of Kenly....

HAROLD J. JONES

KENANSVILLE -- Harold J. Jones, 83, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ETHEL KING

Ethel King of 208 Seymour Drive, passed away to Glory on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Among her survivors she leaves to cherish her memories, seven loving children, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral arrangements are...

OLIVE B. MATTHEWS

Olive Blackman Matthews, 86, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday in Lakeland, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RICHMOND E. OWENS

Died Dec. 14, 2007 GODWIN -- Richmond Earl Owens, 49, of 4103 Autry Mill Road, died Friday at Rex Hospital, Raleigh. Four children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Chapel Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1450 Silvertson Road, Autryville,...

FRED A. REAVES JR.

Fred Alexander Reaves Jr., 78, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FRANCES L. STILL

Died Dec. 15, 2007 Frances Leona Still, 65, of 1714 Dogwood St., died Saturday evening at her residence. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Lonell Dewey and Katye Leynes Still. Fran retired from the...

Sunday, December 16, 2007

CHARLES W. CRONE

Sept. 22, 1930-Dec. 14, 2007 On Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 Charles William Crone of Mount Olive, N.C. succumbed after several years of declining health. He was born on Sept. 22, 1930 in Goldsboro, the son of James Clarence Crone...

WILLIAM H. CUDDINGTON SR.

William "Unka" Henry Cuddington Sr., 71, of Pikeville died Friday at Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ELLSWORTH 'CRICKET' DAIL

June 23, 1932-Dec. 15, 2007 Ellsworth "Cricket" Herman Dail, 75, of 1700 W. Grantham St., passed away on Friday at home. Funeral will be held today at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory with...

JAMES HENRY FIELDS JR.

James Henry Fields Jr., 62 of 678 S. Jordan's Chapel Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with West and Dunn Funeral Home, Newton Grove....

BEN FRANK HARVEY

The Rev. Ben Frank Harvey, 91, of 212 Brentwood Drive died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the residence....

PATRICIA A. HERRING

Patricia Ann Holt Herring, 42, of Selah Church Road, died. She is the daughter of the late Dolly Mae and Erby Holt Jr. A funeral will be held Sunday evening at 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev....

HAZEL R. JONES

March 5, 1912-Dec. 14, 2007 MOSS HILL -- Hazel Rodwell Jones, 95, of Moss Hill, died Friday at Kinston Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Mrs. Jones was born in Warren County to the late Hugh Edgar and Mamie Shearin Rodwell. She...

KENNETH LEE

Kenneth Lee died Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARGARET BASS ROSE

April 13, 1918-Dec. 15, 2007 Margaret Bass Rose, 89, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday morning at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Margaret was born in Wayne County on April 13, 1918 to the late...

BRUCE H. ROWLANDS JR.

Sept. 9, 1958-Dec. 12, 2007 WARSAW -- Bruce Hobart Rowlands Jr., 49, of 2248 West Ward's Bridge Road, died Wednesday night at his residence. He was owner and operator of Pizza Village of Warsaw. Funeral will be held today...

FRANCIS STILL

Francis Still died at home Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

BETTY STRICKLAND

Funeral for Betty Strickland will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Lawrence and Kevin Lowery officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at...

FRANKLIN D. "FRANK" WARD

Died Dec. 12, 2007 WARSAW -- Franklin Delano "Frank" Ward, 79, of 113 Village Place Lane, died Friday at home. Mr. Ward was born in Wayne County to the late Richard and Maggie Lewis Ward. Funeral will be 7 p.m....

Friday, December 14, 2007

BESSIE ASHFORD

Died Dec. 12, 2007 FAISON -- Funeral services for Bessie Ashford, 71, of 310 Elden Thornton Road, will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. from the Greater Six Run Baptist Church, Turkey, with Bishop Zebedee Sheppard officiating. Burial will be...

BETTIE JEAN BARNES

Bettie Jean Barnes, 63, of 504 Quail Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Golds-boro....

SHIRLENA WILEY BARNES

Died Dec. 10, 2007 NORFOLK, Va. -- Shirlena Wiley Barnes, 41, of 6868 Silverwood Court, died Monday at DePaul Medical Center. She was a native of Goldsboro, N.C., teacher assistant in Norfolk Public Schools and a member of Zion...

MARGARET B. BARTLETT

Margaret B. Bartlett, 89, died this morning at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PAUL WAYNE CARTER

Feb. 12, 1944-Dec. 12, 2007 Paul Wayne Carter, 63, of 508 Friendly Drive, died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. He is the son of the late Blanche and Charlie Carter. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel...

ELLSWORTH "CRICKET" DAIL

Ellsworth "Cricket" Dail, 75, of 1700 W. Grantham St., died Friday at home. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory with visitation afterwards. Grave-side services will be held...

SARAH EMMA DAVIS

July 9, 1939-Dec. 12, 2007 Sarah E. Davis, 68, of 205 S. Herman St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She preceded in death by her daughter, Sarah D. Winbush. The triumphant homegoing service will be held Saturday at...

WADE FLEETWOOD JR.

Died Dec. 8, 2007 TARBORO -- Wade Fleetwood Jr., 83, formerly of Dunbar, W.Va., died Saturday after a brief illness. A private family interment will be held at a later date. Mr. Fleetwood was a chemical engineering graduate of Auburn...

EVELYN W. GODWIN

Dec. 29, 1925-Dec. 12, 2007 Evelyn W. Godwin, 81, of the Belfast community, died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Evelyn was born in Wayne County to the late Stephen Grady West and Victoria Futrell West. She was a homemaker...

STEPHANIE S. GREGORY

Died Dec. 12, 2007 Stephanie Holly Smith Gregory, 26, died Wednesday at her home. She is survived by her husband, Corey Gregory of the home; and mother, Amy Boykin of Clinton. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Community Funeral...

EVANGELIST THELMA HAMILTON

Evangelist Thelma Hamilton was born to Nillie Coley on Oct. 15, 1950, in Greene County. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on Dec. 10, 2007. She was educated in the Greene County and Wayne County school systems...

GENE ERWIN HELMS

Died Dec. 13, 2007 EDEN -- Gene Erwin Helms, 68, passed away early Thursday morning at Beacon Place in Greensboro. A service of remembrance will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Boone-Reynolds Funeral Home Chapel in Eden. Survivors include...

MARY E. LINDSAY

FREMONT -- Mary Ellen Lindsay, 81, of 171 Pinkney Church Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Union Grove...

CLARENCE T. MALONE

Died Dec. 11, 2007 MAGNOLIA -- Clarence Thomas Malone, 70, of 331 John William Evans Road, died Tuesday at his home. He was born to the late Christopher and Callie Malone. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Malone and...

MONROE MCGRIFF JR.

Monroe McGriff Jr., 65, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

BRUCE ROWLANDS

Sept. 9, 1958-Dec. 12, 2007 WARSAW -- Bruce Rowlands, 49, of 2248 W. Ward's Bridge Road, died Wednesday at his home. Services will be 5 p.m. Sunday at Tyndall Funeral Home, Mount Olive. Committal and burial will be 11 a.m....

CLEO ROYAL

Nov. 21, 1921-Dec. 11, 2007 Cleo Royal, 86, died Tuesday afternoon at her home. The Wayne County native was the daughter of the late Oscar and Hattie Spruill. Five children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lightner Memorial...

BETTIE S. STRICKLAND

Sept. 5, 1915-Dec. 13, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- Bettie Stuckey Strickland, 92, died Thursday afternoon at her home. Bettie was born in Wayne County to the late Jethro H. Stuckey and Katie Bunn Stuckey. She was married to the late...

MARY Y. TAYLOR

Mary Yelverton Taylor, 88, of 202 S. Harding Drive, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stantonsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Glenn Everett will officiate. Mrs. Taylor...

EFFIE WALLS

DUDLEY -- Effie Walls, 85, of 437 Durham Lake Road, died Thursday at SunBridge Rehablilitation Center, Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

FRANKLIN D. WARD

WARSAW -- Franklin Delano "Frank" Ward, 79, of Village Place Apts. Lane, died today at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JOSEPH D. WHITLEY

March 15, 1948-Dec. 12, 2007 DUDLEY -- Joseph Donald Whitley, 59, of 150 Kelly Springs Road, died Wednes-day at home. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Tyndall Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Swinson officiating, followed...

Thursday, December 13, 2007

BESSIE ASHFORD

FAISON -- Bessie Ashford, 71, of 310 Elden Thornton Road, died Wednesday at SunBridge Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

RENA H. BROADIE

Died Dec. 9, 2007 EUREKA -- Rena Hinnant Broadie, lovingly known by her church family and friends as "Mother Broadie," 91, died on Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, N.C. Mother Broadie was born in Wayne County to...

PAUL WAYNE CARTER

Paul Wayne Carter, 63, of 508 Friendly Drive, died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital Arrange-ments are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro...

SARAH DAVIS

Sarah Davis, 68, of 205 S. Herman St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

LINDA GARNER

Died Dec. 8, 2007 Linda Garner, 55, died Saturday. Four children survive Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at McIntryre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. today at the funeral...

CAROLYN S. GIBSON

Nov. 23, 1920-Dec. 11, 2007 LAURINBURG -- Carolyn Smith Gibson, 87, of Scotia Village and formerly of Gibson, died Tuesday at Scotia Village. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Gibson United Methodist Church officiated by the...

EVELYN W. GODWIN

Evelyn W. Godwin, 81, of the Belfast community, died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MARY E. LINDSAY

Oct.10, 1926-Dec. 11, 2007 FREMONT -- Mary Ellen Lindsay, 81, of 171 Pinkney Church Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Norfolk, Va., to the late Lonnie and Helen Spry. She is survived by her husband,...

FRANCIS R. MATHEWS

DUDLEY -- Francis Robert Mathews was born on May 12, 1923, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Adlard and Bernadine Durkin Mathews. They had four children with Francis being the only boy. Living in Brooklyn, N.Y., he completed high school and...

BESSIE MAE OATES

Died Dec. 12, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Bessie Mae Oates, 96, died Wednesday at SunBridge Nursing Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday from the Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah Witnesses with Elder Phil Faucette officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne...

THERESIA RENFROW O'NEAL

April 16, 1949-Dec. 11, 2007 WHITAKERS -- Theresia Renfrow O'Neal, 58, passed away Tuesday. She was born in Johnston County. Mrs. O'Neal was the office manager for The River Log Homes Company and a member of Church On The Rise....

HUBERT A. PATE SR.

Died Dec. 11, 2007 NEWTON GROVE -- Hubert Allen Pate Sr., 86, 961 Oak Grove Church Road, died Tuesday. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Cletha Pate. He is survived by his wife, Edna Rose Pate and...

THELMA B. PINYATELLO

July 16, 1917-Dec. 12, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Thelma Barwick Pinyatello, 90, of 1601 Kelly Springs Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was daughter of the late Franklin and Eva Barwick, and widow of Benjamin O'Berry Sr. and...

FLETCHER WARD SR.

Died Dec. 9, 2007 DUDLEY -- Fletcher Ward Sr., 78, of 3204 U.S. 117 S. Alternate, died Sunday. Three children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. Luke Church of Christ, Mount Olive, with the Rev. L. D....

JOSEPH WHITLEY

DUDLEY -- Joseph Whitley died Wednesday at 150 Kelly Springs Road. Arrangements with Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive are pending....

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

BEN FRANK ALPHIN

Feb. 15, 1929-Dec. 11, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ben Frank Alphin, 78, of 156 Alum Springs Road, died Tuesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. J. Elwood...

LEONARD ARMWOOD

Died Dec. 6, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Leonard Armwood, 100, of 118 County Road, died Thursday. He was the son of the late John and Liza Armwood. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Burning...

MARY E. LINDSAY

FREMONT -- Mary Ellen Lindsay, 81, of Pinkney Church Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

CLARENCE T. MALONE

MAGNOLIA -- Clarence T. Malone died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Rose Hill....

FRANCIS R. MATHEWS

May 12, 1923-Dec. 10, 2007 Francis Robert Mathews was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Adlard and Bernadine Mathews. He died Monday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday at the First Congregational Church Cemetery in Dudley....

THELMA B. PINYATELLO

MOUNT OLIVE -- Thelma Barwick Pinyatello, 80, of 1601 Kelly Springs Road, died early today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall in Mount Olive....

CLEO ROYAL

Ms. Cleo Royal of 1905 B. Maple St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

CECIL W. STANCIL

June 4, 1943-Dec. 11, 2007 MIDDLESEX -- Cecil Warren Stancil, 64, of Woodard's Dairy Road, died at home Tuesday. He was born in Johnston County to Glenn Stancil and the late Erma Stancil. In addition to his father, he is...

SARA K. TAYLOR

Oct. 14, 1914-Dec. 10, 2007 KINSTON -- Sara Ivey Kornegay Taylor, 93, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Taylor was born in Wayne County to the late Charles Wesley Ivey and Frankie Kivett Ivey. She was preceded in...

MINNIE VINSON WELLS

March 26, 1918-Dec. 11, 2007 Minnie Lou Vinson Wells, 89, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Minnie was born in Wayne County to the late Thomas Jefferson Vinson and Minnie Olivia Durham Vinson. She was married to...

BEADIE A. WILLIAMS

Died Dec. 9, 2007 SMITHFIELD -- Beadie Allen Williams, 96, 811 Second Ave., daughter of the late Willis and Katie Allen, died Sunday in Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was married to the late McKinley Williams. Four children survive. Funeral will...

DENECIA S. WHITE

Died Dec. 9, 2007 DUDLEY -- Funeral services for Denecia Shante White, 31, of 610 Sandhill Drive, will be held Thursday at noon from the Garris Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Charles Barnes officiating. Burial will follow in...

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

BEN F. ALPHIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ben Frank Alphin, 78, of 156 Alum Springs Road, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Tyndall Funeral Home, Inc....

CATHY L. BRYANT

Died Dec. 6, 2007 Cathy Lewis Bryant, 59, of 1500 Edgerton St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Bryant was born in Wayne County to the late J.B. Lewis and Nina Rowe-Lewis. She leaves to cherish her memories, her...

THELMA HAMILTON

Thelma Hamilton, 57, of 1595 Tommy Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

FRANCIS R. MATHEWS

Francis R. Mathews, 84, died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

SARA K. TAYLOR

KINSTON -- Sara Ivey Kornegay Taylor, 92, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home of La-Grange....

HAL B. WALKER

Died Dec. 10, 2007 ALBERTSON -- Hal Burton Walker, 58, 225 Wallace Walker Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Walker of the home; and two children. Funeral will be 2 p.m....

MINNIE V. WELLS

Minnie Lou Vinson Wells, 89, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Goldsboro....

BERNARD WILLIAMS

Bernard Williams was born April 24, 1931, to Jesse and Sarah Williams in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from Boys High School in Brooklyn and attended Huston-Til-lotson Col-lege in Aus-tin, Texas, before joining the U.S. Ma-rine Corps. In January, 1953,...

Monday, December 10, 2007

RENA H. BROADIE

FREMONT -- Rena Hinnant Broadie, 91, of 284 Redhill Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

CATHY L. BRYANT

Died Dec. 6, 2007 Cathy Lewis Bryant, 59, of 1500 Edgerton St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Bryant was born in Wayne County to the late J.B. Lewis and Nina Rowe-Lewis. She lives to cherish her memories, her...

LINDA GARNER

Linda Garner, 55, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

HORACE K. STROUD

Oct. 22, 1927-Dec. 8, 2007 Horace Kenneth Stroud, 80, died Saturday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Horace was born in England and served in the British Army for 14 years. Horace had retired from sales at Macy's, Inc. No...

OLA MAE B. THOMPSON

Oct. 24, 1917-Dec. 8, 2007 Ola Mae Braswell Thompson, 90, widow of the Rev. W.W. Thompson, died Saturday. Born in Johnston County on Oct. 24, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Fate and Sallie Daughtry Braswell. Funeral will...

FLETCHER WARD SR.

DUDLEY -- Fletcher Ward Sr., 78, of 3204 U.S. 117 S. Alternate, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

Sunday, December 9, 2007

BEULAH MAE BELL

Died Dec. 5, 2007 Beulah Mae Bell, 71 of 820 Indian Springs Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at the House of Prayer in Dudley, with Elder Moses Darden officiating. Burial will follow...

ELTON BEST

Died Dec. 6, 2007 Elton Best, 50 of 131 Rockefeller Court, died Thursday at the Brian Center. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Mark Church of Christ, with the Bishop Alton Smith officiating. Burial will follow in...

JUANITA B. HERRING

Died Dec. 5, 2007 WARSAW -- Funeral for Minister Juantia B. Herring, 79, of 512 Prospect St., will be 1 p.m. Tuesday from the KEMBA Headquarters, with the Rev. Lorenzo Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Devotional Gardens. She...

MARY H. MALPASS

Sept. 28, 1921-Dec. 7, 2007 Mary Elizabeth Hill Malpass, 86, of Kirkwood Retirement Community, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Malpass was born in Greene County to the late Marion Grimsley Hill and Lucy Bell...

GRACE PERSON MITCHELL

Feb. 24, 1927-Nov. 30, 2007 Grace Person Mitchell died at the home of her daughter in LaBelle, Fla., Friday. Mrs. Person was born in Wayne County to the late Isaac C. Person and Lula Peele Person. No formal services will...

HERBERT MOONEYHAM JR.

March 22, 1939-Dec. 6, 2007 Herbert Mooneyham Jr., 68, died Thursday at Blue Ridge Health Care in Raleigh. A private service will be held. He was the son of the late Herbert and Nellie Gray Baker Mooneyham Sr. He is...

GEORGIA C. ROSE

Died Dec. 6, 2007 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Georgia Christine "Toni" Rose, 83, passed away Thursday in her home. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. today in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens, 524 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, Va., with Dr. Angus McDonald officiating. A...

CLARENCE H. ROWE

Died Dec. 7, 2007 Clarence Henry Rowe, 90 of GlenCare Assisted Living died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by two children. A memorial service will be held in Philadelphia. Garris Funeral Home is serving the family....

OLA MAE B. THOMPSON

Oct. 24, 1917-Dec. 8, 2007 Ola Mae Braswell Thomp-son, 90, widow of the Rev. W.W. Thompson, died Saturday. Born in Johnston County on Oct. 24, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Fate and Sallie Daughtry Braswell. Funeral will...

JUANITA PEARL WEBSTER

Died Dec. 7, 2007 Juanita Pearl Webster, 83, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private service will be held. She is survived by three daughters, Ann Roberts, Faye Wells and Jean Call; two sisters; 12 grandchildren; 20...

JAMES CORDELL WILLIAMS

Died Dec. 6, 2007 Mr. James Cordell Williams, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Cordell", 62, of 468 O'Berry Road, Dudley, died on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Cordell was preceded in death...

WILLIAM E. WILSON

Sept. 2, 1939-Dec. 6, 2007 ROSE HILL -- William "Billy" Edward Wilson Sr., 68, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Mr. Wilson was born to the late William and Effie Wilson of Duplin County. He was predeceased...

Friday, December 7, 2007

LEONARD ARMWOOD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Leonard Armwood, 100, died Thursday at SunBridge Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

CATHY L. BRYANT

Cathy Lewis Bryant, 59, of 1500 Edgerton St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

MARSHALL HAMILTON

June 5, 1943-Dec. 5, 2007 RALEIGH -- Marshall Hamilton, 64, died Wednesday at his home following a courageous battle with lung cancer. At the time of Marshall's death, his loving family surrounded him. Mar-shall was born with his twin...

ADRIAN G. HOWELL

Died Dec. 6, 2007 EUREKA - Adrian Gray Howell, 63, died Thursday. Mr. Howell was a former member of the Eureka Volunteer Fire Department and had served on the Eureka Town Council. He had served in the Army Reserves and...

MAGGIE H. KILPATRICK

March 31, 1919-Dec. 6, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Maggie Hopkins Kilpatrick, 88, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A service in celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Indian Springs Free Will...

JERRY T. LANGSTON

Died Dec. 4, 2007 DURHAM -- Jerry Tyrone Langston, 50, who resided at 725 Forge Road, Durham, N.C. and 6006 Highland Ave., Goldsboro, N.C. quietly returned to "eternal sleep" early morning Tuesday. Jerry was born in Wayne County, Goldsboro, N.C....

ROBERT E. LAWRENCE

Died Nov. 30, 2007 KENANSVILLE -- Robert E. Lawrence died Friday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pearsall Chapel Church. Interment will follow in Duplin Memorial Gardens, Teachey. He is survived by five children....

CHRISTOPHER MAXWELL

RANDOLPH, N.J. -- Funeral services for Christopher Maxwell, 39, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary F.W.B. Church, in the Jason community, with Elder Antonio Blow officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange. He is survived by...

HERBERT MOONEYHAM JR.

Herbert Mooneyham Jr., 68, died Thursday at Blue Ridge Health Care in Raleigh, N.C. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

GEORGIA C. ROSE

Died Dec. 6, 2007 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Georgia Christine "Toni" Rose, 83, passed away Thursday in her home with her beloved daughter and great-granddaughter at her side. She will be dearly missed and forever loved. Toni was born in Goldsboro,...

HAROLD F. WATKINS JR.

March 18, 1958-Nov. 29, 2007 Harold Franklin Watkins Jr., 49, of 215 Peachtree Drive, died Thursday evening. He was born in Passaic County, N.J., to the late Harold Franklin Watkins Sr. Memorial service will be conducted at noon on...

JEWEL B. WHITMAN

Died Dec. 5, 2007 Jewel Best Whitman, 75, 1131 Dobbersville Road, died Wednesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Hubert Whitman and five children. Graveside will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Best Family Cemetery,...

WILLIAM WILSON SR.

ROSE HILL -- William Edward Wilson Sr., 68, of 108 S. Newton St., died last Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Rose Hill....

Thursday, December 6, 2007

GLADYS M. ALDRIDGE

Oct.11, 1913-Dec. 4, 2007 WALLACE -- Gladys Mobley Aldridge, 94, died Tuesday at Goldencare. Gladys was born in Onslow County, N.C., daughter of the late Cyrus E. and Esther Stephens Mobley. Her husband, Captain Sam Aldridge Sr. preceded her in...

IRENE H. BARROW

Sept. 22, 1920-Dec. 5, 2007 Irene Ham Barrow, 87, of 1923 N. Berkley Blvd, passed away Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Greene County, she was born the daughter of the late Lehman and Carrie Ann Grant...

BEULAH BELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Beulah Bell, 71, of 820 Indian Springs Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

ELTON BEST

Elton Best, 50, died this morning at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

ELIZABETH H. BROWN

Died Nov. 30, 2007 MANHATTAN, N.Y. -- Elizabeth Herring Brown, formerly of Mount Olive, N.C., passed away in New York last Friday. She was the daughter of the late Jurney and Ethel Mae Bowden Herring of Mount Olive, N.C., and...

CHARLES G. CLARK SR.

May 2, 1925-Dec. 5, 2007 BELHAVEN -- Charles Gorham Clark Sr., 82, a resident of 229 Pungo View Road, died Wednesday at Greenfield Place Nursing Center of Greenville, N.C. A private burial service for family will be held at...

JUANITA HERRING

WARSAW -- Juanita Herring, 79, of 512 Prospect St., died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

EVELYN B. HOLLAND

Aug. 16,1930-Dec. 5, 2007 PIKEVILLE -- Evelyn Boyette Holland, 77, of 481 Nor-Am Road, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Evelyn was born in Wayne County to the...

JERRY T. LANGSTON

Died Dec. 4, 2007 Jerry Tyrone Langston, 50, died Tuesday in Durham. He was the son of Pauline Langston-Edwards. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro. Burial will be in Buckhorn Cemetery. Visitation will be...

ELOISE M. LARKIN

Died Dec. 1, 2007 Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007, 11 a.m. at First African Baptist Church, 803 Harris St., Golds-boro, N.C. 27530 with the Rev. Dr. Louis Leigh Jr. bringing the eulogy. Burial will...

CONNIE E. WILKINSON

Oct.19, 1962-Dec. 1, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Connie Mae Edelen Wilkinson, 45, died Saturday. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Edelen. Memorial service with pastor Rick Hathaway officiating will be on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Salem...

JAMES WILLIAMS

DUDLEY -- James Williams, 62, of 468 O'Berry Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

EVELYN B. HOLLARD

PIKEVILLE -- Evelyn Boyette Holland, 77, of 481 Nor-Am Road, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELDER CALLIE JONES

Died Dec. 1, 2007 Elder Callie Jones, 66, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m. at Wave of Glory Faith Ministries. Pastor Daniel Uzzell will officiate. Burial will...

ELOISE M. LARKIN

Died Dec. 1, 2007 Eloise Thomasena Middleton Larkin, wife of the late Francis L. Larkin, slept away peacefully on Saturday at her home on 303 S. Virginia St., Goldsboro, N.C., at approximately 3 a.m. Eloise was the first child...

DAVID J. SASSER

Nov. 13, 1932-Dec. 2, 2007 David J. Sasser, 75, of 2974 N.C. 581 North, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Albert and Minnie Killette Sasser. He was also preceded...

TIMOTHY J. SURRATT

Died Nov. 30, 2007 ASHEBORO -- Timothy Joseph "Tim" Surratt, 48, 400 Old Smithfield Road, died Friday at O'Berry Neuromedical Center of Goldsboro. He was a native of Randolph County. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at O'Berry Chapel in...

R.L. SUTTON

Oct. 20, 1931-Dec. 4, 2007 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ralph Lorin "R.L." Sutton, 76, died Tuesday at Sunbridge Care Center. He was a resident of the Suttontown Community, son of the late Oscar L. and Mittie Tadlock Sutton. He was a...

TIMOTHY OSBORN 'T.O.' SUTTON

Jan. 24, 1936-Nov. 30, 2007 MOBILE, Ala. -- T.O. Sutton, 71, a native of Goldsboro, died Friday at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Gertrude Sutton; sister, Evelyn Deyo; and son, Lynn Sutton. Survivors...

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

ROBIN AUMANN

Aug. 12, 1953-Dec. 2, 2007 Robin Aumann, 54, died Sunday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Born in Burbank, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Mark and Margaret Aumann. Robin was one of the first...

JOHN E. BAUHOFER

Died Dec. 2, 2007 John Edward Bauhofer, 80, of 305 Walnut Creek Drive, died Sunday at his home. Mr. Bauhofer was born in Louisville, Ky., to the late John Rudolph Bauhofer and Antoinette Peveler Bauhofer. He was a retired...

NETTIE S. GRANTHAM

June 23, 1915-Nov. 30, 2007 SMITHFIELD -- Nettie Steven Grantham, 92, of 36 E. Peedin Road, died Friday at Britthaven Nursing Center, Smithfield, N.C. She was born to the late John Franklin "Tim" Steven and Minerva Birtsell in Johnston County....

MILDRED HALL

WILSON -- Mildred Hall, 84, of 1214 E. Queen St., died today at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ERMA LEAN LANIER

Died Dec. 2, 2007 JACKSONVILLE -- Erma Lean Lanier, 91, went to be with the Lord on Sunday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Ms. Erma was a member of the Tar Landing Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her...

NANCY T. HAM

Aug. 23, 1921-Dec 3. 2007 SNOW HILL -- Nancy Taylor Ham, 86, passed away Monday at her home. A native of Greene County, she was born the daughter of the late Bennie and Minnie Newsome Taylor; and was the widow...

CRAIG C. YELVERTON

Died Nov. 30, 2007 Craig Cecil Yelverton, 39, died Friday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Reaching The World For Christ Church with the Rev. Ed Jones officiating. Burial...

Monday, December 3, 2007

JOHN E. BAUHOFER

John E. Bauhofer died Sunday at his home in Walnut Creek. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CAROLYN M. CARTER

Died Dec. 1, 2007 Carolyn Murray Carter, 62, died Saturday at Wilson Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Lester "Junior" Carter; a cat named "Tom"; daughter, Renee Quinn and husband, Kelly, of Trinity N.C.; sons, David Earp of...

DOROTHY DELOATCH

Dorothy Deloatch, 91, died this morning at the Brian Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

JERRY S. DEVANE

Died Nov. 30, 2007 WILSON -- Jerry Stanley DeVane, 57, of 1711 Roxbury Drive, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn DeVane of the home and four children. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday...

EDNA WEST HARE

Died Dec. 2, 2007 WILSON -- Edna Mae West Hare, 85, formerly of Belfast community, died Sunday. She was the widow of Quinton R. Hare. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pikeville Cemetery. Surviving is a daughter, Vicky Stewart...

THURMAN 'T.J.' JONES

March 15, 1928-Dec. 1, 2007 KENLY -- Thurman E. Jones passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday. He was born in Wayne County to Sherman and Clara Hall Jones, who preceded him in death. Also, preceding Thurman in death...

CHRISTOPHER MAXWELL

RANDOLPH, N.J. -- Christopher Maxwell, 39, formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday in New Jersey. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

JOSEPHINE WATERS ANDERSON MCKEE

Died Dec. 2, 2007 Josephine Waters Anderson McKee, 69, of Cashwell Drive, died Sunday. A native of Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Nelson and Ruby Howell Waters, and the widow of Norman Austin Anderson...

MICHAEL MONEYHUN

Aug. 2,1935-Dec. 1, 2007 GREENVILLE -- Michael L. Moneyhun, died peacefully Saturday surrounded by his children. Mike was born in Greenwood, Miss., to the late Marion and Mildred Stevens Moneyhun. Mike was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother,...

DAVID J. SASSER

Died Dec. 2, 2007 David J. Sasser, 75, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. He was married to Harlene Sasser and was retired from the Goldsboro Fire Department. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences...

CRAIG YELVERTON

Died Nov. 30, 2007 Craig Yelverton, 39, died Friday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chap-el, 900 S. George St., with the Rev. Ed Jones officiating....

CONNIE E. WILKLINSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Connie Edelen Wilklinson, 45, died Saturday. Arrangements will be announced by Tyndall's in Mount Olive....

Sunday, December 2, 2007

JEAN COMBS BEAGLE

Died Nov. 15, 2007 Jean Combs Beagle, 58, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Nov. 15, 2007. She is survived by her mother, Ellen SmithYelverton and father, Lloyd Yelverton, both of Goldsboro; a sister, Mary Emma Russell...

ELIZABETH BROWN

Elizabeth Herring Brown, 88 of 11568 229th St., Cambridge Heights, formerly of Mount Olive died Nov. 30.in Jamaica, N.Y. Among her survivors is her sister is Marilyn Herring Huggins of New York and cousin Comatha Johnson of Goldsboro Local arrangments...

ETHEL EVANS

Oct. 2, 1918-Nov. 30, 2007 PRINCETON -- Ethel Leona Lamm Evans, 89, died Friday evening in Smithfield Manor. Born Oct. 2, 1918 in Johnston County to the late John Lee and Etta Lamm, she was the widow of Addie...

MICHAEL MONEYHUN

GREENVILLE -- Michael Moneyhun, 72, died Saturday morning at the home of his son in Winterville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JERRY R. HOLLAND

Jan. 7, 1944 - Nov. 30, 2007 Jerry Robert Holland Sr., 63, of 111 Bryanwood Drive, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007 at his home. Jerry was the owner/operator of Holland's Refinishing and Mini Storage. He took great pride in...

CALLIE JONES

Elder Callie Jones, 66, of Rte 1, Dudley, died Dec. 1, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro...

ELOISE LARKIN

Eloise Thomasena Middleton Larkin, 94, of 303 Virginia St., died Saturday at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Home....

RAY PETERSON

Ray Anthony Peterson, 54, died Monday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at Winn Chapel Baptist Church, Mount Olive with Minister Jerry Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in the Carver Cemetery in Mount Olive. Wake will...

HAROLD FRANKLIN WATKINS

Harold Franklin Watkins, 49, 215 Peachtree Drive, Goldsboro, died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete with Casey Funeral Home in Princeton serving the family....

CRAIG YELVERTON

Craig Yelverton, 39, 1223 S. Andrews Ave., died Friday at Nash General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home....