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Monday, March 31, 2008

JERRY L. ALBRITTON

June 14, 1956-March 29, 2008 Jerry Linwood Albritton died Saturday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life Care Center. Private services will be held at a later date. He was born June 14, 1957, in Goldsboro, the son of the late...

KATIE BELL ANDERSON

Nov. 18, 1920-March 30, 2008 Katie Bell Howell Anderson, 87, passed away at Liberty Commons Nursing Home in Benson Sunday. Graveside services will be held at Wayne Memorial Park on Tuesday at 12 p.m., with Pastor Percy Coleman officiating. The...

MARY H. ARTIS

Died March 28, 2008 FREMONT -- Mary "Baby Mae" Hicks Artis, 82, 2641 N.C. 222 East, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, with Elder Willie Lockwood officiating. Burial will...

SARAH W. BRADSHAW

Died March 30, 2008 FREMONT -- Sarah Willis Bradshaw, 207 Carrboro St., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Evergreen Memorial Service of Goldsboro....

JACKIE R. HALL

Sept. 19, 1938-March 29, 2008 DUNN -- Jackie Ray Hall, 69, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 7 p.m. today at Cromartie, Miller and Lee Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Jerome Pope officiating. Burial will be...

THE REV. ROBERT E. MCKINNEY

Died March 29, 2008 The Rev. Robert Earl McKinney, 50, 904 S. Center, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Mount Olive....

LULA MCLAMB

Died March 29, 2008 CHARLOTTE -- Lula McLamb, 82, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

MOTHER ANNIE LAURENA UZZELL

June 15, 1938-March 28, 2008 "When you hear of my home going, don't worry about me I'm just another soldier on my way home." Mother Annie Laurena "Rene" Uzzell, 69 of 1012 Slaughter St., with her children at her bedside,...

Sunday, March 30, 2008

MADELINE SMITH GURGANUS

Nov. 11, 1921-March 29, 2008 Madeline Smith Gurganus, 86, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Madeline was born in Wayne County on Nov. 11, 1921,...

MARY L. MILLER

WARSAW -- Mary Louise Miller, 85 of 4512 Smart St., Flushing, N.Y., formerly of Duplin County, died Thursday at Flushing Hospital, Flushing, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

CORNELIA K. SELLERS

April 5, 1919-March 27, 2008 TEACHEY -- Cornelia K. Sellers, 88, died Thursday at Golden Care Rest Home in Wallace. Mrs. Sellers was born to the late Lawrence and Trina Redyke Keyser. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at...

LINDA W. SMITH

Nov. 10, 1949-March 28, 2008 Linda West Smith, 58, of 337 Bartlett Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Eva Jones and Arthur C. West Sr. and was married to Randy Smith. A...

MOTHER ANNIE LAURENA UZZELL

June 15, 1938-March 28, 2008 "When you hear of my home-going, don't worry about me I'm just another soldier on my way home." Mother Annie Laurena "Rene" Uzzell, 69 of 1012 Slaughter St., with her children at her bedside, peacefully...

SHANE WALL

Feb. 12, 1958-March 27, 2008 Shane Wall, 50, of Rosewood passed away Thursday evening at home after a long-term illness. A memorial service will be held today at 5:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory Chapel in Goldsboro,...

Friday, March 28, 2008

BILL BROOKS

April 18, 1938-March 26, 2008 LAGRANGE -- William Patrick "Bill" Brooks, 69, of 3653 Fields Station Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Brooks; son, Donald "Petee" Brooks; and father,...

ANNETTE CARLTON

Died March 26, 2008 The funeral for Mrs. Annette Carlton, 94, of 145 Oliver Carlton Road, Warsaw, who died Wednesday at Glencare Rehabilitation Center, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist of Magnolia. The Rev. Toni Harrington...

SHARON CARTER

Died March 24, 2008 Sharon Carter, 47, of 110 Young Drive, Mount Olive, died March 24. Four children survive. The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday, at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries Chapel with Apostle D.L. McIntyre officiating. Burial will be...

WILLIE FAISON

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Willie Faison, 64, of 1428 Euclid St., N.W. No. 301, formerly of Wayne County, died Thursday at Prince George Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive....

WAYNE KILLETTE

June 29, 1927-March 27, 2008 LaGRANGE -- Wayne Killette, 80, of 4019 Willie Measley Road, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, March 27, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Wayne was born in Wayne County on June 29,...

ARMATHA LEACH

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Armatha Leach, 87, of 46 T. St., N.W., formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive....

SHANE WALL

Shane Wall, 50, of Rosewood died Thursday evening at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

Thursday, March 27, 2008

WILLIAM P. BROOKS

LAGRANGE -- William Patrick Brooks, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Fu-neral Home, LaGrange....

ANNETTE CARLTON

WARSAW -- Annette Carlton, 94, of 145 Oliver Carlton Road, died Wednesday at GlenCare Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

NAOMI RUTH DAVIS

March 11, 1922-March 26, 2008 Naomi Ruth Davis, 86, of 904 N. Baines Place, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday. Naomi was born in Dan-ville, Va., to the late W.E. Keen and Mabel Hopkins Keen. She was...

ADELLE D. INMAN

Oct. 8, 1924-March 25, 2008 Adelle Dail Inman, 83, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Harnett. She was born in Duplin County to the late Robert and Georgia Dail, and was married to the late Bill Inman. One child survives. Graveside...

WAYNE KILLETTE

LAGRANGE -- Wayne Killette of 4019 Willie Measley Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

DR. JOHN R. KLUTTZ

Sept. 9, 1929-March 21, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE -- Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Dr. John Robert Kluttz, of Andover Road, died Friday, March 21, 2008, at the N.C. State Veterans Nursing Home. "Dr. John" was born in Goldsboro, N.C. Born...

RALPH LEE

Died March 24, 2008 ROSE HILL -- Ralph Lee, 69, died Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. He is survived by his wife, Shelby Lee of Rose Hill; two children; and one stepchild. Funeral will be 1 p.m....

PAUL LEONARD

Died March 23, 2008 WINSTON-SALEM -- Paul Leonard, 78, of 601 N. Chestnutt St., formerly of Warsaw, died Sunday at the Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. He was born in Sampson County to Christine Leonard. He is survived by his...

ORRITON SUTTON

Funeral services for Orriton Sutton will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Matthews F.W.B. Church with Elder Jimmy Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in St. Matthews Cemetery. Visita-tion will be 2-8 p.m. Friday at LaGrange Funeral Services Eight children survive....

PAUL TAYLOR

Died March 22, 2008 Paul Taylor Sr., 75, of 510 Dail St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He is survived by his wife, Mollie Taylor, and two children. Funeral will be at noon Saturday in the McIntyre Funeral...

THURSTON WIGGINS SR.

April 26, 1935-March 25, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Major Thurston Wiggins Sr., 72, of 1474 Piney Grove Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Thurston was born in Lenoir County to the late John James Wiggins and Mamie Jones...

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ELVA B. BOTTOMLEE

April 27, 1930-March 23, 2008 Elva Brown Bottomlee, 77, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Harrel and Effie Wolfe Brown, and the wife of the...

SHARON CARTER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Sharon Carter, 47, of 110 Young Drive, died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive....

FREDERICK CUMMINGS

Frederick Cummings, 70, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

EARL MCENNIS DANIELS

Died March 22, 2008 HEPHZIBAH, Ga. -- Earl "Buster" McEnnis Daniels, 64, died Saturday at his home after a short illness of liver and kidney failure. He was the son of the late Stacy Drew Daniels and Doris Sutton...

WALTER L. HARDISON

Died March 22, 2008 GREYSLAKE, ILL. -- Master Sgt. Walter L. Hardison, Retired U.S. Army, 77, died Saturday. Walter was born in Wayne County to the late Perry and Lizzie Hardison. He is survived by his wife, Carmie Hardison; his...

ADELLE D. INMAN

Adelle Dail Inman, 83, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Harnett. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

CALVIN E. MCCLAIN

Dec. 25, 1962-March 10, 2008 STAMFORD, Conn. -- Calvin E. McClain, 45, entered into eternal rest Monday at Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Conn. He was born in Stamford to Alonzo S. and Evelyn M. McClain. He was a graduate of Stamford...

ORRITON SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Orriton Sutton, 96, of 4776 Mays Store Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Ser-vices....

THURSTON WIGGINS SR.

LAGRANGE -- Major Thurston Wiggins Sr., 72, of 1474 Piney Grove Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

LINYEAR N. WOOLARD JR.

Died March 25, 2008 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Linyear Newton "Carolina" Woolard Jr., died Tuesday. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 37 years, Marjorie. Born in Little Washington, N.C., Mr. Woolard had been a Hampton resident...

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

TAHCOMA S. BOYETTE

Died March 24, 2008 Tahcoma Shammar Boyette, one, of 1309 S. Slocumb St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Reginald Boyette and Shammai Henderson. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel...

BETSY R. MARTIN

June 5, 1928-March 22, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Betsy Raper Martin, 79, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro, N.C. Born in Lexington, Davidson County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late William E. Raper and...

EVA B. PARSONS

Died March 23, 2008 CLINTON -- Eva Baggett Parsons, 93, of Isaac Weeks Road, died Sunday at Southwood Nursing and Retirement Center. Born in 1914 in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Troy and Mary Baggett. Three...

THURMAN TOLER

Sept. 16, 1928-March 23, 2008 Thurman Toler, 79, slipped away into the waiting arms of Jesus on Easter morning at his home surrounded by his family. Thurman was born in Wayne County to the late Lloyd Toler and Gatsy...

Monday, March 24, 2008

ELVA BOTTOMLEE

Elva Bottomlee, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

ETHEL H. CORBETT

Oct. 12, 1922-March 23, 2008 Ethel Hopewell Corbett, 85, went to be with her Lord on Easter Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Ethel was born in Wayne County to the late George C. Hopewell...

CHARLES L. JACOBS SR.

April 9, 1940-March 21, 2008 Charles Leon Jacobs, Sr., 67, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Charles," of 218 Herbert St., Goldsboro, N.C. died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, N.C. Charles was born to the late...

PAUL LEONARD

Paul Leonard died Sunday at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

BETSY R. MARTIN

June 5, 1928-March 22, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Betsy Raper Martin, 79, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro, N.C. Born in Lexington, Davidson County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late William E. Raper and...

CARL W. MYERS

Sept. 13, 1936-March 21, 2008 Carl William Myers, 71, died Friday. He was born in Johnston County and was the son of the late Steven Henry Myers. He is survived by wife, Lola M. Myers, and five children Graveside service...

JESSE PITT

Died March 20, 2008 Jesse James Pitt, 92, of 106 Beverly Drive, died Thursday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center in Mount Olive. Six children survive. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Park North. Visitation will be 2-7...

NORMAN STEVENSON

June 18, 1914-March 22, 2008 U.S.M.C. Retired Norman Stevenson, 93, a resident of the Pines, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Norman was born in Savannah, Ga., to the late Walter and Essie Stevenson. He was retired from 25...

THURMAN DANIEL TOLER

Sept. 16, 1928-March 23, 2008 Thurman Daniel Toler, 79, of 105 W. April Lane, went to be with his Lord on Easter Sunday at his home surrounded by his family. Thurman was born in Wayne County to the late...

DAVID TRAIL

Oct. 31, 1930-March 23, 2008 David Trail, 77, of 115 New Hope Road, left us to be with the Lord on Resurrection Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. David was born in Randleman, N.C., to the late Mr. and...

BOB WOOTEN

March 24, 1933-March 23, 2008 Robert "Bob" Yelverton Wooten, 74, of 2971 Highway 111 North, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Bob was born in Wayne County to the late James A. Wooten and Ellen Herring Wooten. He was a...

Sunday, March 23, 2008

HELEN MCCLENNY ANDERSON

Dec. 31, 1922-March 19, 2008 Graveside services for Helen McClenny Anderson will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2008, at the Mausoleum Chapel in Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Thurman Horney, Associate Pastor, St. Paul United Methodist...

CALVIN THOMAS BRANDON

April 22, 1948-March 20, 2008 The legendary Calvin "Skeeter" Brandon went home to be with the Lord at 9 p.m. Thursday night at Chapel Hill Hospital. He was known in the Wayne County area as the talented, blind musician and...

GLENN DUNCAN

Died March 22, 2008 Glen Oliver Duncan, 47, retired Msgt/Sgt. USMC, of 108 Christopher Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Tallahassee, Fla., he was the son of Oliver and Helen Coor Duncan of Tallahassee, Fla....

PAUL EXUM

Died March 20, 2008 Paul Exum, 83, of 147 Best Ave., slipped away into the waiting arms of Jesus on March 20 in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. His life will be remembered at 2 p.m. Tuesday at McIntyre Funeral...

HATTIE S. FISHER

Died March 20, 2008 Hattie Stanford Fisher, 90, of the Stanford Community, died Thursday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. The funeral will be held from the First Missionary Baptist Church, Church St., Kenansville, on Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev....

NETTIE C. HOLLAND

Died March 21, 2008 FOUR OAKS -- Nettie C. Holland, 64, of 428 S. Bentonville Road, died Friday. The funeral will be today at 6 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel in Newton Grove. Burial will be Monday...

CHARLES LEON JACOBS SR.

Charles Leon Jacobs Sr., 67, of 218 Herbert St. died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BETSY R. MARTIN

Died March 22 2008 Betsy Raper Martin, widow of June Martin Jr. died Saturday. Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are in the care of Tyndall Funeral Home, Inc....

JESSE PITT

Died March 20, 2008 Jesse James Pitt, 92, of 106 Beverly Drive, died Thursday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center in Mount Olive. Six children survive. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park North. Visitation will...

NORMAN STEVENSON

Norman Stevenson, 93, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home are incomplete....

EUGENE "WOODY" WOODRING

Died March 20, 2008 Eugene "Woody" Woodring, 84, of 307 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Jr. Blvd., Princeton, went home to be with his Lord Thursday March 20, 2008 with his loving family by his side. He was the son...

Friday, March 21, 2008

GEORGE E. FORD

March 27, 1922-March 17, 2008 George E. Ford, of 314 Daniel Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., was called home to be with his Savior on Monday. Born in Buena Vista, Pa., he was the last surviving child of the late Maude...

TEVA A. DRAUGHON

Dec. 24, 1915-March 21, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Teva Autry Draughon, 92, of 501 Smith Chapel Road, died on Good Friday morning, March 21, at her home. Services will be held Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at the First...

CHARLES RAY BOSWELL

Died March 13, 2008 Charles Ray Boswell, a native of Goldsboro, passed away Thursday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. He was the son of the late Morris and Alverta Bass Boswell. Charles attended East End Elementary School until age 8, when...

PAUL EXUM

Paul Exum, 83, of 147 Best Ave., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

EUGENE WOODRING

Nov. 30, 1923-March 20, 2008 PRINCETON -- Eugene "Woody" Woodring, 84, of 307 Dr. Donnie H. Jones Jr. Blvd., died Thursday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. He was born the son of the late William and Berdine Woodring. He is survived...

HELEN M. ANDERSON

Dec. 31, 1922-March 19, 2008 Helen McClenny Anderson, 85, of 229 S. Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Wayne County, she was preceded in death by her husband, James William "Hank" Anderson. Mrs. Anderson...

THOMAS C. HODGES

Died March 15, 2008 WARSAW -- Thomas C. Hodges, 69, of 2440 W. N.C. 24 Highway, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. He is the son of the late Charlie and Gracie Hodges. He is survived by his wife, Minister...

Thursday, March 20, 2008

NELSON A. BARWICK

Nov. 24, 1970-March 17, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nelson Andrew Barwick, 37, of 2902 Summerlin's Crossroads Road, died Monday at N.C. Baptist Hospital at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Tyndall's...

ANNIE PEARL EVERETT

Mother Annie Pearl Smith Everett began life's pilgrimage on Aug. 12, 1920, and completed her journey on March 16, 2008. She was the fourth child born to the late Julia Stevens and Thomas Smith in Goldsboro. Mother Everett graduated...

GEORGE E. FORD

March 27, 1922-March 17, 2008 George E. Ford, of 314 Daniel Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., was called home to be with his Savior on Monday. Born in Buena Vista, Pa., he was the last surviving child of the late Maude...

PAULINE MARTIN JOHNSON

June 12, 1917-March 16, 2008 GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Pauline Martin Johnson, born in Bentonville, N.C., died Sunday in Greenville, S.C. She was the last surviving child of Isaac "Ike" and Minnie Williford Martin of Cox's Mill, N.C. Her husband was...

WEEKSEY KIMBROUGH

The funeral services for Weeksey Kimbrough will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of LaGrange Funeral Services in LaGrange. Pastor Darlene Kirkman will officiate. Burial will follow in LaGrange Cemetery. One child survives. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday...

JESSE PITT

Jesse Pitt, 92, of 106 Beverly Drive, died this morning in the SunBridge Rehabilitation Center, Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

LOIS CREECH SUTTON

July 31, 1924-March 20, 2008 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Lois Creech Sutton, 83, long-time resident of the Outlaw's Bridge community, died early Thursday morning at SunBridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the daughter of the late Larkin and Zillie Woodard...

CLARICE G. WILDER

March 5, 1938-March 16, 2008 Clarice Grantham Wilder, 70, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Aunt Clarice," of 501 Woodrow St., Goldsboro, N.C., made her final transition on Sunday, March 16, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. at the...

ANNIE BELLE WATERS WILLIAMS

Nov. 4, 1919-March 18, 2008 GREENSBORO -- Annie Belle Waters Williams, 88, was led by angels to be with her heavenly father and loved ones while surrounded by her family on Tuesday. She was a resident of Blumenthal Jewish Nursing...

JAMES T. WILLIAMS JR.

Died March 16, 2008 BEULAVILLE -- James T. Williams Jr., 81, died Sunday at his home. He is survived by his wife, Mamie Hall Williams of the home, and seven children. Funeral will be noon Thursday at Church of God...

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

HELEN M. ANDERSON

Helen McClenny Anderson, 85, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Goldsboro....

NELSON A. BARWICK

Nov. 24, 1970-March 17, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nelson A. Barwick, 37, of 2902 Summerlin's Crossroads Road, died Monday at N.C. Baptist Hospital at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. He is survived by his wife, Tracy C. Barwick; two children;...

PEGGY G. COTTLE

Sept. 15, 1933-March 17, 2008 CALYPSO -- Peggy Francis Grimes Cottle, 74, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Tyndall Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Olive, with Dr. Gregory Day officiating. Interment...

ANNIE P. EVERETT

PRINCETON -- Annie Pearl Everett, 87, of 729 Buckberry Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

BILLY S. HERRING SR.

March 22, 1946-March 17, 2008 Billy Simpson Herring Sr., 61, of 431 Forest Knolls Road, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Billy was born in Lenoir County to the late James Herring and Ellen Harper Herring. He was...

ELINOR R. HOWELL

Jan. 24, 1919-March 18, 2008 PRINCETON -- Elinor Rowen Howell, 89, of 1120 Bug Shop Road, died Tuesday at her home. She was born in Winchester, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Patrick Henry and Catherine McGoldrick...

L.T. JONES

May 3, 1924-March 18, 2008 SEVEN SPRINGS -- L.T. Jones of 105 Easy St., died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive with the Rev. Sam Jones...

NANCY M. RICHARDSON

Feb. 20, 1936-March 17, 2008 Nancy Mae Richardson, 71, of 212 Nottingham Drive, gently entered the arms of Jesus on Monday at her residence. Her life will be celebrated Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ...

HENRY T. 'BUD' SMITH

Sept. 22, 1923-March 18, 2008 Henry T. "Bud" Smith, 84, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The son of the late Henry and Hepsi Eason Smith, he was a member of the United In Christ Church. Graveside funeral services will...

LINDA L. TEEL

Linda Lee Teel, 63, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday at the home of her daughter. A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

NELSON BARWICK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nelson Barwick of 2902 Summerlin's Crossroads Road, died Monday at N.C. Baptist Hospital at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ADDIE GERALDINE LOFTON BEST

Died March 14, 2008 WILSON -- Addie Geraldine Lofton Best, 54, of 5712 U.S. Hwy. 264 East, passed away Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist...

VERNELL BRACEY

Died March 13, 2008 DUDLEY -- Funeral Services for Vernell Bracey, 69, of 208 Ward Drive, who died Thursday at SunBridge Nursing Center in Mount Olive will be noon Wednesday at Maranatha Seventh Day Adventist Church. Pastor Donovan Washington will...

PEGGY F. COTTLE

CALYPSO -- Peggy F. Cottle, 74, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home, Mount Olive....

MARY JANE MOORE DAUGHTRY

Dec. 5, 1918-March 17, 2008 PRINCETON -- Mary Jane Moore Daughtry, 89, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital with her family at her side. A native of Johnston County, she was born to the late Lonnie D. Moore and...

CASSIE A. EXUM

June 11, 1910- March 14, 2008 Cassie A. Exum, 97, lovingly known by her family and church friends as "Mother Cassie," of 909 N. Virginia St., Goldsboro, N.C., drifted peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ...

GEORGE FORD

George Ford, 85, of 314 Daniel Drive, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Goldsboro....

ANNIE 'ELIZABETH' MOOSE GRAY

Sept. 23, 1905-March 16, 2008 CHARLOTTE -- Annie "Elizabeth" Moose Gray, 102, died peacefully in her home on Sunday with her granddaughter, Susan, and her son, John and his wife, Colleen, taking care of her. She was born in...

BILL SIMPSON HERRING SR.

Billy Simpson Herring Sr., 61, of 431 Forest Knolls Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VIRGINIA W. HOWELL

Dec. 29, 1933-March 16, 2008 Virginia Rannette Warrick Howell, 74, of 285 Thad Lane, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County to the late Emmett and Maybell Bordeaux Warrick, she was the wife of the late Ralph...

WEEKSEY KIMBROUGH

Weeksey Kimbrough, 58, of 708 Goldleaf Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

JOYCE L. LANIER

Sept. 3, 1932-March 17, 2008 Joyce Marie Lupton Lanier, 75, of 907 First St., died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Pamlico County to the late William Daniel Lupton and Leona Hodge Lupton. Funeral services...

ELLEN J. MILLER

Died March 17, 2008 LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Ellen Jones Miller, 84, passed away on Monday. She was a native of Goldsboro. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 21, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev....

ELINOR R. HOWELL

PRINCETON -- Elinor Rowen Howell, 89, of 1120 Bug Shop Road, died Tuesday morning at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Casey Funeral Home serving the family....

LOLA B. PERKINS

Oct. 26, 1929-March 17, 2008 PIKEVILLE -- Lola Bailey Perkins, 78, of 125 Circle Drive, died Monday at the Sterling House of Goldsboro. Born in Dillon, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Dr. R.M. and Edna B. Bailey...

WESLEY C. PIERCE

Nov. 20, 1962-March 17, 2008 KINSTON -- Wesley Carroll Pierce, 45, of 4306 Highway 58 North, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. from Pinelawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Mike Brown...

ALMA PHELPS

Died March 15, 2008 NEWPORT -- Alma Phelps, 91, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Phelps; and parents, Jarvis and Estelle Brock. Two children survive. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday...

NANCY MAE RICHARDSON

Nancy Mae Richardson, 71, of 212 Nottingham Drive, died Monday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

T.C. SMITH

Nov. 18, 1933-March 16, 2008 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Thomas Calvin "T.C." Smith, 74, of 452 Smith-Grady Road, died Sunday. He was born in Lenoir County to the late William Smith Sr. and Selma Smith. He is survived by his wife,...

LINDA L. TEEL

June 7, 1944-March 17, 2008 Linda Lee Teel, 63, 107 Daleview Drive, died Monday at the home of her daughter. She was born in Washington, D.C. and was preceded in death by her father, Theodore Poling. She is survived by...

ANNIE C. WELLINGTON

Died March 14, 2008 Annie Carolyn Wellington, 59, of 507 Creech St., passed from labor to reward on Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be celebrated 2 p.m. Wednesday at Goldsboro Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with the...

CLARICE G. WILDER

Clarice Grantham Wilder, 70, of 501 Woodrow St., died Sunday at the E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center, Lillington. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

Monday, March 17, 2008

ANNETTE L. EASON

Jan. 27, 1930-March 14, 2008 Elizabeth "Annette" Lowrimore Eason, 78, of 1911 Pinemont Circle, died Friday at her home. She was the daughter of the late George Dewey and Annabelle Pershake Sholar. Mrs. Eason was a member of Peace Lutheran...

ANNIE P. EVERETTE

PRINCETON -- Annie Pearl Everette, 87, of 729 Buckberry Road, formerly of Britthaven, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

W. CARSON HAWKINS

Jan. 21, 1928-March 15, 2008 Willis Carson Hawkins, 80, a resident of the Pines, went to be with his Lord on Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Carson was born in Wilson County to the late Robert Lee Hawkins and...

THOMAS C. HODGES

Died March 15, 2008 WARSAW -- Thomas C. Hodges, 69, of 2440 W. N.C. 24 Highway, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

VIRGINIA R. HOWELL

Virginia Rannette Warrick Howell, 74, of 285 Thad Lane, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

LOLA B. PERKINS

Lola Bailey Perkins, 78, of 125 Circle Drive, died Monday at the Sterling House. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

NEBRASKA W. RODGERS

Sept. 7, 1911-March 15, 2008 Nebraska Williams Rodgers, 96, of 706 Claiborne St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late Lydia B. and Samuel Williams. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shumate-Faulk...

SY STEELE

Nov. 15, 1916- March 14, 2008 Sy Steele, 91, died Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Steele was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to the late Rubin Shapiro and Ida Peaceman. He was married to the late Cheryl Steele....

ANNIE C. WELLINGTON

Died March 14, 2008 Annie Carolyn Wellington, 59, of 507 Creech St., passed from labor to reward on Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be celebrated 2 p.m. Wednesday at Goldsboro Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev....

Sunday, March 16, 2008

ROBERT LEE BAME JR.

Jan. 30, 1951-March 13, 2008 WILLIAMSTON -- Robert Lee Bame Jr., 57, 204 N. Edgewood Ave., died Thursday at home. The Wayne County native was born to Helen Butner Bame and the late Rev. Robert Lee Bame. Mr. Bame is...

KENNETH "PEP" BARWICK

Feb. 3, 1935-March 14, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Ray "Pep" Barwick Sr., 73, of 1642 Kelly Springs Road, a life-long farmer, died at his home on Friday afternoon. The funeral will be held by the graveside today, Sunday, March...

ELIZABETH L. EASON

Jan. 27, 1930-March 14, 2008 Elizabeth "Annette" Lowrimore Eason, 78, of 1911 Pinemont Circle, died Friday at her home. She was the daughter of the late George Dewey and Annabelle Pershake Sholar. Mrs. Eason was a member of Peace Lutheran...

A.B. GADDIES

Died March 13, 2008 A.B. Gaddies, 158 Yelverton Road, Smithfield, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be Monday at noon at the United Love Holiness Church, 427 Revell Road, Selma. Burial will follow at Hills of...

MARY BROOKS JONES

April 6, 1918-March 14, 2008 Mary Brooks Jones, 89, of 1278 Old Cornwallis Road, Princeton, entered into her eternal rest March 14, 2008. She was born April 6, 1918 and was the daughter of the late Jerry Daniel and...

LILLIE SASSER CARLISLE MITCHELL

Sept. 20, 1925-March 13, 2008 Lillie Sasser Carlisle Mitchell, 82, of Wilson went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 13, after a long battle with illness. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner's Funeral Home. Entombment will...

CLARA S. PATRICK

Oct. 8, 1915-March 13, 2008 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Clara Smith Patrick, 92, passed away Thursday evening, March 13, 2008, at her residence. Born Clara Belle Smith on Oct. 8, 1915, she was the oldest daughter of William Alonza...

NEBRASKA RODGERS

Nebraska Rodgers, 96, died Saturday at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LOLA D. ROYSTER

Sept. 30, 1957-March 14, 2008 Lola Davis Royster, 50, of 3156 Hwy. 111 N., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of Helen Hooks and the late Ernest Edward Davis. A memorial service will be held on...

ANGELINE STARKIE

Died March 8, 2008 Angeline Starkie, 46, of 920 A. Carver Drive, died last Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Three children survive. The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McIntyre Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Cobb...

SY STEELE

Sy Steele, 91, died Friday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANNIE WELLINGTON

Annie Wellington, 59, of 507 Creech St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

Friday, March 14, 2008

MATTHEW BLOCK

Died March 11, 2008 Matthew Block, 85, of 712 Olivia Lane, died Tuesday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. One child survives. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at Gospel Tabernacle with Bishop Leomon Sykes officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood...

WILLIAM J. COSTIN SR.

Aug. 10, 1925-March 12, 2008 William J. Costin Sr., 82, died Wednesday. He was born to the late Bruce and Gertrude Costin. He is survived by his wife, Edith Costin, and five children. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. tonight at...

CASSIE A. EXUM

Cassie Atkinson Exum, 97, of 909 N. Virginia St., died today in Clayton. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

CARL R. GURLEY JR.

July 31, 1941-March 13, 2008 PRINCETON -- Carl R. "Bob" Gurley Jr., 66, owner and operator of Gurley Seeds and Gurley Auto Sales, died Thursday morning at his home. He was born in Johnston County to the late Carl...

JANE P. KELLY

Oct. 8, 1934-March 13, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Jane Price "Tootsie" Kelly, 73, passed away on Thursday after a battle with cancer at SunBridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born to Betty S. and Eugene B. Price of...

GRACE W. LASSITER

May 11, 1926-March 12, 2008 KINSTON -- Grace Wood Lassiter, 81, of 1848 Highway 258 North, died Wednesday at her home. She was born in Franklin County to the late John and Novella Wood. She was preceded in death by...

J.B. RHODES JR.

Aug. 24, 1955-March 12, 2008 J. B. Rhodes Jr., funeral service practitioner for 32 years, succumbed to this earthly life and passed into eternity on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born the son of J.B. Rhodes Sr.,...

GLADYS M. SANDERS

May 29, 1949-March 9, 2008 RICHMOND, Va. -- Gladys Mae Sanders, 58, a native of Halifax County, died Sunday. Five children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Gibraltar Church on the Rock in Tarboro with the Rev. Michael...

MAYNARD MORRIS WADE

Dec. 18, 1942-March 12, 2008 HOOKERTON -- Maynard Morris Wade, 65, passed away at his home Wednesday following a courageous battle with cancer. Maynard was a native of Greene County, born the only son of six children to Hugh and...

Thursday, March 13, 2008

DONNIE G. BARDEN

Died March 11, 2008 Donnie Ray Gibbs Barden, 65, of 1109-B E. Walnut St., died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center, Raleigh. He is survived by his wife, Carol Barden, and 11 children. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Elm...

CHARLES R. BOSWELL

Charles R. Boswell, 83, formerly of Wayne County, died Thursday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

VERNELL BRACEY

DUDLEY -- Vernell Bracey, 68, of 208 Ward Drive, died this morning at SunBridge Nursing Center, Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

MCARTHUR CARROLL

Died March 10, 2008 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- McArthur "Bike" Carroll, formerly of Duplin County, died Monday in Columbia, S.C. He is the son of the late Rachel and Solon Carroll Sr. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Christian...

PHYLLIS WOODARD LADOUCEUR

Died March 7, 2008 JACKSONVILLE -- Phyllis Ann Woodard Ladouceur, 50, of 736 Pinewood Drive, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at her residence. She will be eulogized Saturday at 1 p.m. in the McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel with Apostle...

WILLIAM MILLARD JR.

June 16, 1936-March 11, 2008 STANTONSBURG -- William Millard Jr., 71, of 3118 N.C. 222 East, fondly known by his friends as "Boo," went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday at Wayne Me-morial Hos-pital, Goldsboro, N.C. Mr....

J.B. RHODES JR.

J.B. Rhodes Jr., 52, of 705 S. Slocumb St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Family will be receiving friends at the home of his son, J.B. Rhodes III, at 208 Winslow Circle. Arrange-ments are incomplete and will be handled...

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

CARL BARNETT

July 20, 1928-March 11, 2008 FREMONT -- Carl Barnett, 79, of Mildford Lane, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

MATTHEW BLOCK

Matthew Block, 85, of 712 Olivia Lane, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

LONNIE ALLEN BROCK

Died March 10, 2008 FAISON -- Lonnie Allen "Blossom" Brock, 72, of 209 S. Church St., died Monday at his home. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, at Carr Memorial Christian Church with...

COLONEL JOHN J. COBB

Died March 7, 2008 DUDLEY -- Colonel John Jacob Cobb, 94, of 405 Linen Lane, died Friday at his home. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Interment...

SADIE H. FARMER

March 4, 1911-March 10, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Sadie Anna Hardison Farmer, 97, of 3642 Paul's Path Road, died Monday. She was born in Lenoir County to the late John and Lola Hardison. She was preceded in death by her husband,...

ULICE C. HENDERSON

Died March 9, 2008 WARSAW -- Ulice Charles Henderson, 81, of 118 S. Cross St., died Sunday at his residence. He was born in Duplin County to the late Susan McQuilla. One child survives. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Thursday...

JOSEPH F. HOWE

Jan. 12, 1958- March 11, 2008 PINE VALLEY, N.Y. -- Joseph F. Howe, 50, passed away Tuesday unexpectedly at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. He was born in Elmira, N.Y., the son of the late Angeline Cecce and William J....

LINDA M. JONES

Died March 10, 2008 WARSAW -- Retired Lt. Linda McIver Jones, 56, of 414 W. Bay St., died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. She was born in Duplin County to the late Rev. Joseph and Esther McIver....

WILLIAM MILLARD JR.

STANTONSBURG -- William Millard Jr., of 3118 N.C. 222 East, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

MARJORIE LEE JAMES MITCHELL

Died March 10, 2008 Marjorie Lee James Mitchell, 84, went to be with her Lord on Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Goldsboro, Marjorie was born to the late Mr. and...

JOHN MONTAGUE

Died Feb. 17, 2008 John Montague, 55, a native of Sampson County, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Visitation...

MILTON TODD SMITH

Aug. 29, 1966-March 11, 2008 Milton Todd Smith, 41, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

DONNIE R. BARDEN

Donnie R. Barden, 65, of 1109 E. Walnut St., died this morning at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Ministries, Goldsboro....

CARL BARNETT

FREMONT -- Carl Barnett, 79, of Mildford Lane, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

MAMIE K. BELL

Dec. 28, 1989-March 9, 2008 SMITHFIELD -- Mamie Katlyn Bell, 18, died Sunday. She was born in Wake County. She is survived by her mother, Kay Bell of Smithfield; father, Jay Bell and wife, Sheila, of Princeton. Funeral will be...

LONNIE BROCK

FAISON -- Lonnie Brock, 72, of 204 S. Church St., died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home....

THE REV. WILLIAM H. CARTER

Sept. 24, 1917-March 8, 2008 The Rev. William Henry Carter, 90, of 205 Dixie Trail, died late Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The Rev. Carter was born in Wayne County to the late Governor Vance and Julia Lee Carter. His...

JAMES CLARK

Graveside services for James Clark will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wayne County Cemetery, at the corner of Salem Church Road and Nahunta Road. The family is being served by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

BARTRAM HERPEL

Bartram Herpel, 84, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARJORIE LEE JAMES MITCHELL

Died March 10, 2008 Marjorie Lee James Mitchell, 84, went to be with her Lord on Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Goldsboro, Marjorie was born to the late Mr. and Mrs....

ANGELINE STARKIE

Angeline Starkie, 46, of 920A Carver Drive, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

Monday, March 10, 2008

THE REV. WILLIAM H. CARTER

The Rev. William Henry Carter, 90, of 205 Dixie Trail, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at Shumate-Faulk Fu-neral Home, Goldsboro....

ETHEL M. FAISON

Ethel M. Faison, 87, died Saturday in Charlotte. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

CRAIG B. HALL

Died March 8, 2008 DUDLEY -- Craig B. Hall, 37, died Saturday. He is survived by his wife, Jean S. Hall; his parents, Kenneth and Mary T. Hall of Dudley; two daughters, Stephanie and Jennifer Hall of the home;...

ULICE C. HENDERSON

WARSAW -- Ulice Charles Henderson, 81, of 118 S. Cross St., died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

LARRY HOWARD

Jan. 7, 1947-March 9, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Larry Howard, 61, of 1429 White Flash Road, died early Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tyndall Funeral Home with Bishop Hugh...

BRENDA MCKIVER

WARSAW -- Brenda McKiver, retired lieutenant deputy sheriff of the Duplin County Sheriff's Department, died this morning at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

LYDIA W. WHITFIELD

Died March 7, 2008 Funeral services for Lydia Williams Whitfield, 85, of 305 Tramway Place, who died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Collins officiating....

Sunday, March 9, 2008

COL. JOHN COBB

Colonel John Jacob Cobb of 405 Linen Lane, died Friday morning at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Professional services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

PHYLLISG. GRANT

Nov. 18, 1925-March 7, 2008 Phyllis Aileen Griffin Grant, 82, formerly of the Mar-Mac community, died Friday night at Sutton's Retirement Center surrounded by her family. Phyllis was born in Mount Morris, N.Y., to the late William Hewitt Griffin...

CRAIG B. HALL

Died March 8, 2008 Craig B. Hall, 37, died Saturday, March 8. He is survived by his wife, Jean S. Hall; his parents, Kenneth and Mary T. Hall of Dudley; two daughters, Stephanie and Jennifer Hall of the home; two...

GERALDINE HUDSON HARVELL

Aug. 12, 1935-March 7, 2008 Geraldine Hudson Harvell, 72, went to be with her Lord on Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Geraldine was born in Duplin County on Aug. 12, 1935 to the...

HUMBERTO SALAS MARQUEZ

Died March 1, 2008 Humberto Salas Marquez of Bennettsville, S.C. died Saturday in a work-related accident. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

PHYLLIS LADOUCEUR

Phyllis Ann Ladouceur, 50, of 746 Pinewood Drive, Jacksonville, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home....

GRAHAM LANGSTON

Jan. 1, 1942-March 7, 2008 Wilbert Graham "Mousie" Langston, 66, of 2509 Norwood Ave., died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graham was born in Wayne County on Jan. 1, 1942 to the late James Wilbert Langston and Julia...

BLANCHE DRIVER LEWIS

Died March 9, 2008 WILSON-- Blanche Driver Lewis, 80, died March 9, 2008. A funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Maplewood Cemetery, Section G, Wilson. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law Paula and the Rev. Chuck Owens of Pikeville;...

JOHN D. STRICKLAND SR.

Jan. 22, 1930-March 6, 2008 John Dorsey Strickland Sr., 78, of 1014 12th St., passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

LYDIA WHITFIELD

Lydia Williams Whitfield, 85 of 305 Tramway Place died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Professional service entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

Friday, March 7, 2008

DEBRA BOWDEN

Died March 4, 2008 PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Debra Bowden, 49, of 515 Rebecca Ave., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Shady Side Hospital. She was the daughter of Katie Fussell. Two children survive. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at...

JANET MARIE WOODALL DAVIS

Janet Marie Woodall Davis, 60, passed away Wednesday at Britthaven of Onslow County in Jacksonville. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Graveside services will be held...

ROBERT LEE FLOWERS

Died March 3, 2008 NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Robert Lee Flowers Jr., 77, of 55 DeWight St., formerly of Wayne County, died Monday at Yale Hospital, New Haven. He is survived by his wife, Florice Flowers. Graveside service will be...

ROY GRAY

April 28, 1930-March 6, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Roy Gray, 77, of 313 Parkstown Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Gray was born in Wayne County to the late Claudie and Hannah Walters Gray. He was a lifelong...

BROWNIE H. JERNIGAN

Died March 5, 2008 KINSTON -- Brownie Hargrove Jernigan, 82, passed away on Wednesday. She was employed at Caswell Center where she retired with 30 years of service and after her retirement she continued to be a private home...

EDITH L. JOHN

July 14, 1913-March 6, 2008 Edith Lobb John, 94, of 102 Agona Place in the Rosewood Community, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. John was born in Pennsylvania to the late Oscar Farmer Lobb and Rae Fryer Lobb, and...

GRAHAM LANGSTON

Died March 7, 2008 Graham "Mousie" Langston, 66, of 2509 Norwood Ave., died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Among his survivors is his wife, Ann Langston. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. and a...

YANET A. MARTINEZ

Died March 1, 2008 PINK HILL -- Yanet Alfaro Martinez, 20, of 1996 N.C. Highway 111, died Saturday at her residence. A Mass will be 6 p.m. Saturday at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel in Warsaw. Burial will be at a...

LOUISE P. MILNE

Died March 5, 2008 BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. -- Louise P. Milne, 73, died Wednesday at Community-General Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y. She was born in North Hartland, Vt., lived in Baldwinsville for many years before retiring to Goldsboro, N.C. Louise was an...

NETTIE A. SIMMONS

March 17, 1916-March 5, 2008 Nettie Austin Simmons, 91, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Sis," died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by three of her children. She was the daughter of the late John...

EMMA C. SMITH

June 28, 1920-March 6, 2008 Emma Cole Smith, 87, of 273 Church of God Road, died Thursday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Mrs. Smith was born in Duplin County to the late Harvey Cole and Annie Inez...

JOHN D. STRICKLAND

Died March 6, 2008 John Dorsey Strickland, 78, of 101412th St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

EARL FRANKLIN TUCKER

Dec. 12, 1936-March 7, 2008 PIKEVILLE -- Earl Franklin Tucker, 71, of 5438 Fort Run Road, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Earl was born in Wayne County to the late Joe Jesse Tucker and Trudy Mae Jernigan Tucker....

Thursday, March 6, 2008

DR. WILVERIA B. ATKINSON

Died Feb. 29, 2008 Dr. Wilveria Bass Atkinson, an internationally renowned science scholar and educator from Winston-Salem State University died Friday morning at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City, N.C. A native of Goldsboro, N.C., she enrolled in Howard...

NETTIE A. SIMMONS

Nettie Austin Simmons, 91, of Britthaven of Goldsboro, formerly of 1405 Poplar St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

HELEN SULLIVAN

April 30, 1920-March 5, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Helen Sullivan, 87, of Bethel Church Road, died early Wednesday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7, at the Tyndall Funeral...

MARY M. TAYLOR

April 5, 1913-March 5, 2008 Mary Viola Moore Taylor, 94, died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Mrs. Taylor was born in Pitt County to the late Marvin Nash Moore and Anna Whitehurst Moore. She was married to the late Herbert...

JANET W. DAVIS

April 7, 1947-March 5, 2008 Janet Marie Woodall Davis, 60, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Onslow County in Jacksonville. She was born in Johnston County to Leslie and Ruby Woodall of Grantham. In addition to her parents, two children survive....

SALLIE MOORE DAVIS

July 23, 1910-March 7, 2008 EUREKA -- Sallie Moore Davis, 97, died Thursday. Mrs. Davis was the widow of Charles Thomas Davis, who died in 1955. She was born in Ayden to the late Churchwell and Venetia Baker Moore. Eureka...

JAMES EDWARD GRAY SR.

Feb. 5, 1931-March 3, 2008 Funeral services for James Edward Gray Sr., will be held at noon on Saturday at Rockford Chapel F.W.B. Church, Seven Springs, with Elder Johnnie Wade officiating. He is survived by his wife, Annie T....

MARY HARDY

Died March 4, 2008 Mary "Mae Wright" Hardy, 80, of 325 Black Jack Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Two children survive. Funeral will be noon Monday at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. Pastor Joseph Williams will officiate....

YANET A. MARTINEZ

PINK HILL -- Yanet Alfaro Martinez, 20, of 1996 N.C. Highway 111, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

RUTH PORTER SAINT-AMAND

July 31, 1921-March 4, 2008 ROCKY MOUNT -- Ruth Porter Saint-Amand, 86, died peacefully on Tuesday. Born in Pender County, N.C., she was predeceased by her husband, J.E. "Jimmy" Saint-Amand. She was a longtime member and devoted parishioner of St....

EVELYN C. WHITFIELD

Died March 3, 2008 Evelyn Chadwick Whitfield, 80, of 900 National Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Eight children survive. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. Pastor Joseph Williams will officiate....

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

HELEN S. ALLEN

Died March 2, 2008 KENANSVILLE -- Helen Savage Allen, 79, of the Betholite community, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. Five children survive. Funeral will be 11 a.m. at Betholite Missionary Baptist Church, Magnolia, with the Rev. Kevin Allen...

JANET DAVIS

JACKSONVILLE -- Janet Davis, 60, died today at Britthaven of Onslow County, Jacksonville. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, Goldsboro....

JAMES D. EAKES

Died March 1, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE -- Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Douglas Eakes, 64, of 6891 Bigwood Road, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Sun Eakes of...

E. WADE EDWARDS

Sept. 4, 1938-March 4, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Esthel Wade Edwards, 69, of 268 Thunder Swamp Road, died Tuesday morning at SunBridge Care Center. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Tyndall Funeral Chapel with the...

YVONNE A. ELLIOTT

Died March 4, 2008 Yvonne Anita Elliott, of 439 W. Seymour Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Four children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro, with burial in Old Mill Cemetery. Visitation...

GENE GARRIS

Oct. 7, 1955-March 3, 2008 Raymond Eugene "Gene" Garris, 52, died at his home on Monday. Gene was born in Wayne County to Winston Durham Garris of Goldsboro and the late Pege Smith Davis. He owned and operated Gene...

MARY HARDY

Mary Hardy, 90, of 325 Black Jack Church Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

ELIZABETH GARDNER LANCASTER MOBLEY

Aug. 6, 1914-March 3, 2008 Elizabeth Gardner Lancaster Mobley, 93, formerly of the Patetown community, died Monday afternoon at Britthaven Nursing Home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Mobley was born in Wayne County to the late Albert H. Gardner...

WILLIAM MORRISEY

Died Feb. 29, 2007 TURKEY -- William Morrisey, 71, of 7641 Old Warsaw Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. He is the son of the late Doctor and Annie Morrisey. He is survived by his wife, Carrie Morrisey,...

DOROTHY ELLIS PERKINS

May 15, 1920-March 5, 2008 PIKEVILLE -- Dorothy Ellis "Dot" Perkins, 87, of 950 Old Kenly Road, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Dot was born in Wayne County to the late Herman Weil Ellis and Ruby...

BARBARA V. ROYALL

Died Feb. 29, 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barbara Jean Vailes Royall, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday in Washington. She was a graduate of Dillard High School and Fayetteville State University. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Allen Chapel A.M.E....

JOHN LEE SHEPPARD

Died March 4, 2008 John Lee Sheppard, 77, of 303 Hollowell St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Four children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro. Pastor Edmond Earl Edwards will officiate....

HELEN SULLIVAN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Helen Sullivan, 87, of Bethel Church Road, died early today at the Brian Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home, Inc....

MARY M. TAYLOR

Mary Viola Moore Taylor, 94, died this morning at Britthaven Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PAULINE B. WARREN

Died March 1, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Pauline B. Warren, 85, of 104 Johnson Court, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Jim and Rosanna Battle. Five children survive. Funeral will be 1 p.m....

DARRELL WILLIAMSON SR.

Died March 3, 2008 ELIZABETHTOWN -- Darrell Eugene Williamson Sr., 39, of 2266 Mercer Mill Brown Marsh Road, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday in Refugio, Texas. He was the son of Janie and the late Daniel Williamson. He is survived...

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

LILLIAN S. BEASLEY

Dec. 3, 1937-March 2, 2008 Lillian Sellars "Susie" Beasley, 70, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mamie Sellars, and was the wife of Robert Beasley. A funeral service will be...

DEBRA BOWDEN

Died March 4, 2008 PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Debra Bowden, 49, of 1515 Rebecca St., died this morning at Shady Side Hospital in Pittsburgh. Among her survivors is her mother, Katie Mae Fussell; and sister, Christine Hinnant of Goldsboro. Arrangements are...

JAMES L. CLARK

James Lee Clark, 67, of 508 E. Walnut St., Apt. 210, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

STEPHEN E. CONERLY

Oct. 12, 1957-March 2, 2008 RAEFORD -- Stephen Earl Conerly, 50, formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was born in Cumberland County to the late Bobby Conerly Sr. and Mattie Conerly. One...

YVONNE ELLIOTT

Yvonne Elliott, 45, of W. Seymour Drive, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Ministries, Goldsboro....

GENE GARRIS

Gene Garris died Monday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Goldsboro....

JAMES GRAY SR.

James Gray Sr., 77, of 315 N. Virginia St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

JAMES W. JERNIGAN

Sept. 30, 1920-March 3, 2008 James W. "Jim" Jernigan, 87, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late James D. and Elizabeth Crumpler Jernigan. A member of First Baptist Church, he...

GEORGE C. LANE

Sept. 7, 1934-March 3, 2008 George Carver Lane, 73, of 143 Mobile Circle, died Monday at his residence. Born in Duplin County, he was the son of the late John S. and Mary Carter Lane. He was a veteran of...

STAFF SGT. RETIRED ZEB LANGSTON JR.

June 13, 1932-Feb. 28, 2008 Staff Sgt. Retired Zeb Langston Jr., 75, of 604 Harris St., died Thursday in a car accident. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at First African Baptist Church, 803 E. Harris...

EDWARD 'ED' LEE LAWHON

Died March 2, 2008 HAMPTON, Va. -- Edward "Ed" Lee Lawhon, 70, passed away Sunday. He was the son of the late D.V. and Viola Lawhon being a native of Princeton, N.C. Ed has been an area resident for...

EMILY L. LONG

Died March 3, 2008 EDENTON -- Emily Lane Long, 96, died Monday in Britthaven of Edenton. Mrs. Long was born in Chowan County to the late Charlie Robert and Julia Chappell Lane but lived most of life in Perquimans County....

HUMBERTO S. MARQUEZ

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. -- Humberto Salas Marquez died Saturday in a work related accident. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

CLIFFORD A. MITCHELL

Nov. 21, 1932-March 1, 2008 Clifford Arnold Mitchell, 75, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He was born in Harris County, Texas, to the late Clifford and Thelma Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn...

ELIZABETH L. MOBLEY

Died March 3, 2008 Elizabeth Gardner Lancaster Mobley, 93, died Monday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Freedom Baptist Church with the Rev. David Jackson and Bill Garner officiating. Burial will follow in the Lancaster...

JOHN SHEPPARD

DUDLEY -- John Sheppard, 77, of 202 Timber Hollow Drive, died this morning in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro...

HELEN E. WEBB

July 21, 1972-March 2, 2008 STATESVILLE -- Helen Eunhi Webb, 35, of 122 Cartway Lane, passed away Sunday at Forsyth Medical Hospital. Mrs. Webb was born in South Korea and was the daughter of Henry Monroe and Yong Sim...

Monday, March 3, 2008

LILLIAN S. BEASLEY

Dec. 3, 1937-March 2, 2008 Lillian Sellars "Susie" Beasley, 70, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mamie Sellars, and was the wife of Robert Beasley. A funeral service will be...

SARAH S. CARRAWAY

Aug. 7, 1928-March 1, 2008 Sarah Sadler Carraway, 79, died Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Sarah was born in Wayne County to the late Paul E. Sadler and Libbie Gwaltney Sadler. She was married to the late...

STEPHEN E. CONERLY

Stephen Earl Conerly, 50, died Sunday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

BOBBY MCGEE HONEYCUTT

Nov. 6, 1939-March 1, 2008 Bobby McGee Honeycutt, 68, died on Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Bobby was born in Johnston County to the late John Daniel Edwards and Theola Honeycutt. He was the owner and operator of Bobby's...

LOUISE B. JACKSON

Funeral services for Louise B. Jackson will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arthur DeChent and the Rev. Barry Stallings officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive...

JAMES W. JERNIGAN

James W. Jernigan, 87, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

DAN JOYNER

RICHMOND, Va. -- Dan Joyner, formerly of Wayne County, died today in Richmond. He is the brother of Wilson Joyner of Fremont. Arrangements are pending. (Pd)...

CLIFFORD A. MITCHELL

Clifford Arnold Mitchell, 75, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY S. OUTLAW

Dec. 11, 1934-March 1, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Summerlin Outlaw, 73, of 361 Beautancus Road, widow of Lester J. "Speck" Outlaw died Saturday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tyndall Funeral Home, with burial in Summerlin Cemetery Visitation...

GEORGE 'BUZZ' THORNTON JR.

May 16, 1953-Feb. 27, 2008 George "Buzz" Thornton Jr., 54, died Wednesday at his residence. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 11a.m. at the Jones-Elks Family Cemetery in Pikeville. He is survived by his wife, Shelby Thornton...

EVELYN WHITFIELD

Evelyn Whitfield, 80, of 900 National Drive, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

Sunday, March 2, 2008

JEANETTE BELL

Died Feb. 29, 2008 WARSAW -- Helen Jeanette Bell, 68, died Friday afternoon at her home on Sam Miller Rd. The funeral will be tonight at 7 p.m. with visitation to follow at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Graveside services...

KAREN G. BURNS

Sept. 12, 1946-Feb. 28, 2008 Karen Goddard Burns, 61, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Feb. 28. Karen was born in West Virginia on Sept. 12, 1946, to the late Thomas Goddard and...

FRANCES SUGG HEYWARD

Nov. 10, 1926-Feb. 28, 2008 Frances "Frankie" Sugg Heyward, 81, passed away peacefully into the Kingdom of Heaven, at home, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008. She was born in Princeton, Nov. 10, 1926, daughter...

WILMA J. HORTON

Died Feb. 29, 2008 On Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 Wilma Janette Horton went to be with her Lord and Savior. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Mrs. Horton is survived by three daughters, Mardelle Lackey...

KAREN MURPHREY HUFF

Jan. 24, 1953-Feb. 28, 2008 WILSON -- Karen Murphrey Huff, 55, of Wilson, died Thursday. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. Mrs. Murphrey is survived by a son, Jamie C....

LOUISE B. JACKSON

April 7, 1927-March 1, 2008 Louise Bailey Jackson, 80, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 1, 2008 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Louise was born in Wayne County on April 7, 1927, to the late John...

WILL KITTRELL

Died Feb. 27, 2008 The funeral for Will Kittrell will be 2 p.m. today at Rouse Chapel M.B. Church with the Rev. Charles Henry Kittrell officiating. He is survived by four children....

ZEBEDEE LANGSTON

Retired Staff Sergeant Zebedee "Zeb" Langston, of 604 Harris St., died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

WILLIAM MORRISEY

TURKEY -- William Morrisey, 71 of 7641 Old Warsaw Rd. died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

MARY S. OUTLAW

Dec. 11, 1934-March 1, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Summerlin Outlaw, 73, of 361 Beautancus Road, died early Saturday at Wayne Hospital. She was a member of Rooty Branch Free Will Baptist Church and was employed in the Mount Olive...

ALICE LAUGHLIN RAIFORD

July 15, 1915-Feb. 28, 2008 WARSAW -- Alice Laughlin Raiford, 92, died Thursday. Alice was born in Raleigh to Ralph Ward and Minnie Trogdon Laughlin Sr. She was the widow of Preston B. Raiford. She is survived by four daughters....

JOHN EDWARD ROGERS

Died Feb. 29, 2008 John Edward Rogers, 73, of Rose Landing Place died Friday at home. Burial will be held with full military honors at Cape May Courthouse Veterans Cemetery in New Jersey. He was born July 24, 1934, in...

LUVENIA STOKES

Died Feb. 25, 2008 JACKSONVILLE -- The funeral for Luvenia Stokes, 73, of 607 Huff Drive will be held Monday at 1 p.m. from the First Baptist Church Chinquapin with Pastor E.T. Coston officiating. Burial will follow in the Hill...

ELIZABETH NORMAN THOMPSON

Sept. 10, 1920-Feb. 28, 2008 GREENBELT, Md. -- Elizabeth Norman Thompson, 87, born and raised in Goldsboro, died Thursday. She is survived by her brother, James Norman and wife, Etta Mae, of Goldsboro; son, Norman Spivey; daughters, Barbara MacDougall...

GEORGE "BUZZ" THORNTON, JR.

May 16, 1953-Feb. 27, 2008 George "Buzz" Thornton, 54, died Wednesday at his residence. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, at the Jones-Elks Family Cemetery in Pikeville. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Doris and Garland...

PAULINE WARREN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Pauline B. Warren, 85, of 104 D Johnson Court died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ETHEL WATERS WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 26, 2008 Ethel Waters Williams, 55, formerly of Beulaville, died Tuesday at Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, NY. A graveside service will be held Monday at noon at the Williams Cemetery, Beulaville. Three children survive Family will receive friends today...