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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

JOSEPH L. ADAMS SR.

LAGRANGE -- Joseph Lemiah Adams Sr., 71, of 2693 New Hope Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

SYLVIA A. LEE

WARSAW -- Sylvia Ann Lee, 50, of Carrolls Farm Lane, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

MARGARET S. POWELL

Sept. 30, 1934-April 28, 2008 Margaret Esther Sasser Powell, 73, went to be with the Lord on Monday. Mrs. Powell was born in Wayne County to the late William Albert Sasser and Minnie Killette Sasser Overton. She had worked with...

PAMELA W. WADE

Dec. 22, 1953-April 29, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Pamela Wiggins Wade, 54, went home to be with the Lord. Pam was born to Lenward and Peggy Foss Wiggins. Her love for children led her to care for many through the years...

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

YVONNE W. FAISON

Died April 25, 2008 Yvonne Williams Faison, 68, of 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 11, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be celebrated 2 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson Chapel United Holy Church. Pastor Derrick Oates will be officiating....

JESSIE L. HALES

Died April 9, 2008 GREENSBORO -- Jessie Lindsay Hales, 91, formerly of Wayne County, died at Well-Spring Health Care Center in Greensboro. She was born in Almond, to the late John and France Lindsay and was preceded in death by...

NORRIS S. JORDAN

March 25, 1922-April 28, 2008 Norris Sprunt Jordan, 86, of 2242 N.C. Highway 55 West, died Monday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late John Stanley and Bessie Sutton...

BRANCH POPE

A memorial service for Branch Pope will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Olsen officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Branch Pope Scholarship Fund for Rosewood...

MARGARET S. POWELL

Margaret Esther Sasser Powell, 73, 101 Stoney Run Drive, died Monday at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BARBARA D. REID

Died April 23, 2008 MOUNT AIRY -- Barbara Dean Reid, 67, formerly of Grantham, died Wednesday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Vennie Best. Memorial services were held 1 p.m. Wednesday at West and Dunn Funeral...

FAYE WATERS

June 5, 1940-April 28, 2008 Wanda "Faye" Baker Waters, 67, of 528 Stoney Creek Church Road, died peacefully Monday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Nash County, she was born the daughter of the late Seth and...

Monday, April 28, 2008

HARVEY R. HARE

Harvey Ray Hare, 45, of N.C. Highway 111, passed away Saturday at home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. The family...

LIB J. LARSON

Nov. 26, 1941-April 27, 2008 SMITHFIELD -- Lib Johnson Larson, 66, formerly of Kenly, died Sunday. She was born in Johnston County to the late Raylon and Gladys Richardson. She is survived by her husband, George Larson, and one child....

BRANCH POPE

July 14, 1948-April 26, 2008 Branch Pope, 59, of 202 Perkins St., died peacefully on Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Branch was born in Wilson County to the late Robert W. Pope and Ruby Branch Pope. He was a...

ROLAND N. PRICE

Roland Nathaniel Price, 81, of 1052 Hinnant Road, went to be with his Lord on Sunday morning, April 27, 2008, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell...

Sunday, April 27, 2008

ANN BAXTER

Aug. 23, 1952-April 25, 2008 JONESBORO, Ark -- Ann Baxter, 55, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Friday at St. Bernard's Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, John M. Baxter Sr.; and four children. A memorial service will be 7:30...

YVONNE WILLIAMS FAISON

Died April 25, 2008 Yvonne Williams Faison, 68, of 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 11, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home....

HARVEY HARE

Harvey Hare, 45, of N.C. Hwy. 111 died Saturday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DAVID W. HENNESSEE

Oct. 1, 1960-April 25, 2008 FAISON -- David Wayne Hennessee, 47, died Friday, April 25, at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. A service of remembrance will be held today, Sunday, April 27, 2008, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home...

MARTHA LOUISE BRASWELL LANGLEY

Sept. 7, 1917-April 25, 2008 PRINCETON -- Martha Louise Braswell Langley, 90, of 317 Whitley Church Road went to be with her Lord on Friday, April 25, 2008 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. The funeral...

SAMUEL MURILLO

Died April 14, 2008 HONDURAS -- Samuel Murillo, 89, of San Pedro Sula, departed this life on April 14, 2008. All services were held in Honduras. He is survived by his wife and 11 children including a son, Hector J....

ALICE HINES SNIPES

Feb. 9, 1933-April 26, 2008 ROSEWOOD -- Alice Hines Snipes, 75, of Charlie Braswell Road near Rosewood, died Saturday. Born in Wayne County on Feb. 9, 1933, she was the daughter of the late John Simpson and Iola Coor Hines....

EMMA JEAN BUTTS WALKER

Sept. 19, 1933-April 25, 2008 LaGRANGE -- Emma Jean Butts Walker, 74, died Friday morning at Britthaven of Snow Hill. Emma was born in Wayne County on Sept. 19, 1933, to the late George Butts and Grace Vinson Butts....

RALPH HAROLD WARD, COL. USAF (RET.)

Oct. 21, 1919-April 25, 2008 Col. Ralph Harold Ward passed from this life on Friday, April 25, 2008. He was born Oct. 21, 1919, in Goldsboro. He graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1937 and went to work at...

Friday, April 25, 2008

ANNE B. ANDERSON

Anne Brown Anderson, 63, a resident of the Pines, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service of love and rememberance will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

CLAUDE BEST

Died April 22, 2008 NEWARK, N.J. -- Claude Best, 83, formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday in Newark. He was the son of the late Joseph Isaac and Hattie Thompson Best. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 29, at...

WALTER B. FRY JR.

Dec. 21, 1924-April 23, 2008 Walter B. Fry Jr., 83, of 2338 Old Grantham Road, died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Walter was born in Greenville, Tenn., to the late Walter B. Fry Sr. and Anna Novella Epperson...

FRANCES L. GORDON

Died April 20, 2008 Funeral services for Frances Lofton Gordon, 87, of 349 N. Alabama Ave., who died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Jerusalem F.W.B. Church, 395 Jerusalem Church Road, Seven Springs, with Elder...

NATHAN B. JENKINS

Died April 13, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Nathan Burns Jenkins, 77, of 215 Martin Luther King Drive, died at his home. Mr. Jenkins was a native of Hampton, Va. where he attended the public schools and later attended Hampton University. He...

PATTIE K. LONG

HERTFORD -- Pattie Kearney Long, 76, formerly of the Eureka Community, died today at Pitt County Memorial Hospial. She is survived by a sister, Carolyn Kearney Goodwin of Fremont. Arrangements are by Swindell Funeral Home in Hertford, N.C. (Pd)...

JAMES T. MOORE SR.

Died April 20, 2008 WARSAW -- James Tony Moore Sr., 56, of 1921 U.S. 117 Highway, died Sunday at Kenansville Health and Rehab Center. He is the son of Mary Moore and the late Lloyd Moore. In addition to his...

BARBARA D. REID

Died April 23, 2008 MOUNT AIRY -- Barbara Dean Reid, 67, formerly of Grantham, died Wednesday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Vennie Best. Two children survive. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at West...

IRVIN J. TOWSON

Died April 24, 2008 Irvin J. Towson, 85, 106 Clara Monte Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Towson of the home, six children and four stepchildren. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday...

EMMA JEAN WALKER

LAGRANGE -- Emma Jean Butts Walker, 74, died Friday morning at Britthaven of Snow Hill. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Thursday, April 24, 2008

ANNE B. ANDERSON

Aug. 25, 1944-April 23, 2008 Anne Brown Anderson, 63, a resident of the Pines died Wednesday at Wayne Memor-ial Hospital. She was born in Red Springs, to the late Harry Hale and Brownie Brown. She was preceded in death by...

ANNIE RUTH CARR

Died April 23, 2008 TEACHEY -- Annie Ruth Carr of 388 Log Cabin Road, died Wednesday at her home. Funeral will be 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church, Teachey. Burial will follow at Duplin Memorial Gardens, Teachey. Visitation...

MINNIE LEE CARR

Died April 18, 2008 ROSE HILL -- Minnie Lee Carr, 79, died Friday at Hospice Health Care Center, Mesa, Ariz. One child survives. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, with the...

THE REV. WADE EVERETTE JR.

Aug. 10, 1935-April 18, 2008 The Rev. Wade Everette Jr., 72, lovingly known by his family and church friends as "Pastor Everette," of 200 E. Lockhaven Drive, Apt.3-D, passed on Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Golds-boro, N.C. A native...

WALTER B. FRY JR.

Walter B. Fry Jr., 83, of 2338 Old Grantham Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memor-ial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GROVER M. GODWIN

Grover Michael Godwin, 63, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at home in Currie, N.C. The family will receive friends this evening (Thurs-day) from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Graveside services will be...

FRANCES L. GORDON

Died April 20, 2008 Funeral services for Frances Lofton Gordon, 87, of 349 N. Alabama Ave., who died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital will be Saturday at Jerusalem F.W.B. Church, 395 Jerusalem Church Road, Seven Springs, with Elder Anthony Davis...

LAURA S. HIBBARD

April 13, 1938-April 23, 2008 Laura Lee Shipman Hibbard, 69, died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. She was born in San Diego, Calif., to the late Dennis Shipman and Claudine Shipman. She was married to the late Richard Hibbard. Two...

FANNIE A. ISLER

July 28, 1929-April 23, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Fannie Anderson Isler, 78, of 6151 U.S. Highway 70 East, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memor-ial Hospital. Mrs. Isler was born in Wayne County to the late John Henry Anderson and Sally Ann Anderson....

NATHAN B. JENKINS

LAGRANGE -- Nathan B. Jenkins, 78, of 215 Martin Luther King Drive, died Tuesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mitchell's Funeral Home, Greenville....

MARTHA P. KING

Died April 23, 2008 FOREST CITY -- Martha Russell Peacock King, 92, died Wednesday. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday at First United Metho-dist Church with interment to follow in Pleasant Grove Ceme-tery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday...

LORA A. LUDLUM

May 18, 1938-April 24, 2008 Lora Alice Ludlum, 69, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Bladen County to the late Brady Everett and Thelma Ludlum. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday at the Church...

JAMILAH MCMILLIAN

Died April 21, 2008 WALLACE -- Jamilah McMillian, 19, died Monday at her home. She is survived by her mother, Angela McMillian of Wallace. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, with the...

ROBERT E. 'DICK' PARKS

Died April 21, 2008 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Robert Elijah "Dick" Parks, 83, of 3405 Indian Springs Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Parks, 14 children and nine step-children. Funeral will be 3...

RETIRED LT. COL. LONNIE S. SMITH

April 10, 1936-April 22, 2008 Retired Lt. Col. Lonnie Sasser Smith, 72, formerly of Murfreesboro, N.C., died Tuesday morning at Sun-Bridge Nursing Home in Mount Olive. He is the son of the late Mary Sasser Early. Lt. Col. Smith...

IRVIN J. TOWSON

Irvin Jonathan Towson, 85, of 106 Clara Monte Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are pending and incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Golds-boro....

REV. DR. NAOMI YELVERTON

June 22, 1919-April 21, 2008 Rev. Dr. Naomi Coley Yelverton, well known as Evangelist Yelverton, was born in Wayne County to the late Daniel and Mary Jane Fields Coley. Her husband, Elder William Yelverton, preceded her in death on...

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

MARVIN J. BARFIELD

May 17, 1925-April 21, 2008 Marvin Joseph Barfield, 82, went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Le-noir County, he was the son of the late Edgar...

GROVER GODWIN

Grover Godwin, 64, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackle-ford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

MARGARET M. GORE

WARSAW -- Margaret Ellen Miller Gore, 89, died Monday at Sampson Regional Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral home of Warsaw....

LAURA HIBBARD

Laura Hibbard died this morning at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

KAY FRANCES KING

Died April 19, 2008 Kay Frances King, 53, of 215 Olivia Lane, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She will be eulogized 1 p.m. Thursday at the Darden Chapel O.F.W.B. Church. She will be laid to rest in Elm-wood...

SARA 'SUZIE' PUCKETT

Dec. 1, 1949-April 22, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Sara H. "Suzie" Puckett, 58, loving wife, daughter, mother, sister, grandma, and friend, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday. She was at home, surrounded by her family, at the time...

BARBARA RICHARDS

July 6, 1973-April 22, 2008 Barbara Richards, 34, died Tuesday. Born in Williams-port, Pa., she was the daughter of George and Anna Bell of Pikeville. A time of celebrating the life of Barbie will be held on Friday from...

FRANK R. SMITH

Oct. 31, 1931-April 22, 2008 Franklin Roosevelt Smith, 76, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Black Creek, to the late Dr. Anderson Jones and Bettie Allen Smith. Following graduation from Lee Woodard...

MARK TYLER

Died April 19, 2008 BEULAVILLE -- Mark Tyler, 94, died Saturday at Brian Center Nursing Home, Wallace. Three children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, with the Rev. Quincy Hill officiating....

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

MARVIN BARFIELD

Marvin Barfield died Monday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

NORMA S. BARRETT

Norma Spikes Barrett, 75, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2008, at her residence. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church. The Rev. Gene Carpenter will officiate. Inurnment will follow in the church...

PRESTON BLACKWELL JR.

Preston Blackwell Jr., 64, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Bill Cotton offici-ating. The family will re- ceive friends following...

GAIL M. BROWN

March 5, 1949-April 19, 2008 TEACHEY -- Gail Manley Brown, died Saturday at her home. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd Manley. She is survived by her husband, Danny; her mother, Hilda Carter; and three children. Visitation was...

AUBRE' M. CUTHBERTSON

Died April 17, 2008 BURLINGTON -- Baby Girl Aubre' Alexandria Murfree Cuthbertson, died Thursday at Durham Re- gional Medical Center in Durham. She is survived by her mother, Cindy Alston, and father, Rodney E. Cuthbert-son, both of Burlington. Graveside services...

RETIRED STAFF SGT. STEVEN A. HALL

Died April 19, 2008 Retired Staff Sgt. Steven A. Hall, 55, of 706 N. Rudolph St., departed his life on Saturday. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Martha Hall of the home; one son, Edward Terrell; two...

KAY FRANCES KING

Died April 19, 2008 Kay Frances King, 53, of 215 Olivia Lane, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She will be eulogized 1 p.m. Thurs-day at Dar-den Chapel O.F.W.B. Church. She will be laid to rest in Elm-wood Ceme-tery....

ROBERT T. LANGLEY

Jan. 18, 1921-April 21, 2008 PRINCETON -- Robert Theodore "Bob" Langley, 87, of Hickory Crossroads Road near Princeton, died Monday. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Willie Bryant and Nora Bunn Langley. Mr. Langley was...

RALPH E. MCLAMB

Died April 17, 2008 DUDLEY -- Ralph Edward McLamb, 53, of 197 Sleepy Creek Road, died Thursday at his residence. Four children survive. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McIntyre Fu-neral Home Ministries Chapel. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m....

CONSTANCE MIDDLETON

Died April 19, 2008 Constance "Pumpkin" Middleton, 43, of 210 E. Holly St., died Saturday at her residence. She was the daughter of Inez and Clifton Middleton. Two children survive. Funeral will be noon Thursday at Little Rock Church, Pikeville....

JAMES T. MOORE

KENANSVILLE -- James T. Moore, 56, of 209 Beasley St., died Sunday at Kenans-ville Health and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

PEARL O'NEAL

June 16, 1922-April 20, 2008 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Pearl Parlapiano O'Neal, 85, of 6065 Daly's Chapel Road, died Sunday evening at her residence. Born in Co-rona, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Ni-cola and Gol-die Jacobs Parlapiano,...

LT. COL. LONNIE S. SMITH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lt. Col. Lonnie Sasser Smith, 72, died this morning at Sun Bridge in Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

RITA B. THORNTON

Died April 21, 2008 CLINTON -- Rita B. Thornton, 67, died Monday. She is survived by her husband, Sherrill Thornton of the home, and two children. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel of...

CECELIA WOOTEN

Died April 18, 2008 Cecelia Wooten, 89, of 903A Carver Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cedar Grove Church of Christ, Princeton, with the Rev. Ronald Parks officiating. Burial will be in...

DR. REV. NAOMI C. YELVERTON

Dr. Rev. Naomi Coley Yelverton, 88, of 201 Shaw Court, died Monday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

Monday, April 21, 2008

DORIS G. BAREFOOT

Died April 19, 2008 Doris Guines Barefoot, 73, of 117 Bear Creek Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Harnett County, she was the daughter of the late Princeton and Rosie Hare Guines and the wife of...

NORMA S. BARRETT

Jan. 8, 1933-April 19, 2008 Norma Spikes Barrett, 75, died Saturday at her residence. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church in Goldsboro. Inurn-ment will follow in the church columbarium. Mrs. Barrett...

PRESTON BLACKWELL JR.

Preston Blackwell Jr., 64, died Sunday at Wayne Me-morial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

THEONA K. BUMGARDNER

Nov. 2, 1922-April 18, 2008 CHARLOTTE -- Mrs. Bumgardner, 85, died Friday at Wilora Lake Healthcare Center. Services will be at a later date. Born in Faison, N.C., Mrs. Bumgardner was one of 10 daughters born to the late Herbert...

THE REV. WADE EVERETTE JR.

The Rev. Wade Everette Jr., 72, of 200 Lockhaven Apartments, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

FRANCES GORDON

Frances Gordon of 349 N. Alabama Ave., died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

STEPHEN HALL

Stephen Hall, 55, of Randolph Street, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

NAOMI KEARNEY

March 28, 1943-April 18, 2008 KINSTON -- Naomi Kearney, 65, of Caswell Center, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Naomi was born in Greene County to the late Jim Berry Kearney and Fannie Butts Kearney. A service of remembrance will...

JANIE B. KOPACKA

Aug. 27, 1945-April 19, 2008 FREMONT -- Janie "Bell" Boswell Kopacka, 62, of 559 Davis Mill Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wayne County to the late Woodrow and Winnie Boswell and was also preceded...

PEARL P. O'NEAL

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Pearl Parlapiano O'Neal, 85, of Daly Chapel Road, died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ROBERT E. PARKS

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Robert Elijah Parks, 83, 3405 Indian Springs Road, died Monday at Wayne Memor- ial Hospital. Arrangements incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

JAMES M. TOLER

James Melvin Toler, 66, of 103 Kayla Marie Lane, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2008, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held to-night at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Fu-neral Home in Goldsboro with...

Sunday, April 20, 2008

NORMA BARRETT

Norma Barrett, of Abington Place, died Saturday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MALCOLM 'MACK' BROADHURST

Died April 16, 2008 Malcolm "Mack" Broadhurst of Rutherfordton died Wednesday. Left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Elizabeth Johnston of Concord and Mary Burgin of Rutherfordton. Visitation is Monday, April 21, 2008, from 7 to 9 p.m. at...

ALLEN R. BROWN

May 16, 1937-April 18, 2008 SNOW HILL -- Mr. Allen Ross "Bud" Brown Sr., 70, passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A native of Greene County, Bud was born May 16, 1937, the son of Claude...

WADE EVERETTE JR.

Wade Everette Jr., 72, of Goldsboro, died Friday a Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOSE FUENTES

LAGRANGE -- Jose Ramiro Ceja Fuentes, 29, of 112 Gatsy Court, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

STEPHEN HALL

Stephen Hall, 55, of Goldsboro, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DOLORES G. HOLT

April 22, 1930-April 18, 2008 PRINCETON - Dolores Godwin Holt, 77, went peacefully to be with her Lord and savior on Friday, April 18, 2008 at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born April 22, 1930, in Selma,...

ELMON HOWELL

Died Sept. 7, 1915 PRINCETON -- Elmon Waylon Howell, 92, of Howell Road near Princeton, died Friday. Born in Johnston County on Sept. 7, 1915, he was the son of the late John Richard and Minnie Massengill Howell. He was...

NAOMI KEARNEY

March 28, 1943-April 18, 2008 KINSTON -- Naomi Kearney, 65, of Caswell Center, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was born in Greene County to the late Jim Berry Kearney and Fannie Butts Kearney. Funeral will be 7 p.m....

KAY KING

Kay Frances King, 53, of 215 Olivia Lane, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

JANIE B. KOPACKA

Aug. 27, 1945-April 19, 2008 FREMONT -- Janie "Bell" Boswell Kopacka, 62, of 559 Davis Mill Road, went to be with her Lord on Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 3 p.m....

CONSTANCE MIDDLETON

Constance Middleton, 43, of 210 E. Holly St., died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

LAXMIBEN N. PARMAR

March 20, 1929-April 17, 2008 Laxmiben Nathubhai Parmar, 79, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. The family will have a religious ceremony at the residence this morning at 9 a.m. at 2316 N....

SHELVA SOUTHERLAND

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Shelva Southerland passed away Thursday, March 20, 2008. She was born in Pine Level, N.C., and resided in Nevada for the past 49 years. Shelva was a retired banker. She was also a fundraiser for Child...

ASHLEY WILLIAMS

Died April 16, 2008 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The funeral for Ashley Williams, 5, were held 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Church. Burial was in Carver Memorial Gardens. She was the daughter of Ernest and Alicia Williams of the home. Among...

CECELIA WOOTEN

Cecelia Wooten 89, of 903 A. Carver Dr., Goldsboro, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

Friday, April 18, 2008

CLAUDIE L. CRAWFORD

Died April 16, 2008 FREMONT -- Claudie Lane Crawford, 89, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. He is survived by daughters, Mary Grantham of Pikeville, N.C., Minister Lavern Cox of Lucama, N.C., Sheron Crawford and Sheila...

KATHY FRIEDEL

Aug. 1, 1928-April 17, 2008 Irmgard J. "Kathy" Shauermann Friedel, 79, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Kathy was born in Frankfurt, Germany to the late August Shauermann and Francis Rumbler Shauermann. She was married to the late Russell...

THOMAS G. HOOCK

Feb. 24, 1942-April 16, 2008 Thomas Gerald Hoock, 66, died Wednesday evening at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Thomas was born in Port Huron, Mich., to the late Leonard Hoock and Phyllis Glasford Hoock. He was a retired...

JAMES 'RICKY' HUNTER

Died April 14, 2008 VISTA, Calif. -- James Ricky Hunter, 53, passed away on Monday at San Diego Veterans Hospital. He was formerly of Goldsboro, N.C. Mr. Hunter was born in Wayne County to the late James M. Hunter...

RALPH E. MCLAMB

DUDLEY -- Ralph Edward McLamb, 53, of 197 Sleepy Creek Road, died Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

LOUISE P. MILNE

Memorial service for Louise P. Milne will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Providence United Methodist Church with pastor, the Rev. Vernon Brown III, officiating. (Pd)...

LAXMIBEN PARMAR

Laxmiben Parmar died Thursday at Sampson Regional Hospital in Clinton. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

SALLY J. PEARSALL

Nov. 21, 1945-April 14, 2008 WARSAW -- Sally Jane Pearsall, 62, of 123 Daisy Miller Lane, died Monday at her home. She is the daughter of the late Rev. Alonza and Daisy Newkirk. One son survives. Funeral will be 3...

LAURA H. SAULS

Feb. 20, 1945-April 16, 2008 Laura Huffman Sauls, 63, of 1415 E. Ash St., died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Laura was born in Wayne County to the late James Leonard Huffman and Maggie Deans Huffman. She was married...

ELSIE T. TYLER

April 22, 1944-March 19, 2008 ST. PAUL -- Elsie Ellen Tillman Tyler, 63, formerly of Mount Olive, died at Duke University. She was the daughter of the late Pete and Elsie Tillman. Four children survive. She was buried in St....

Thursday, April 17, 2008

KATHY FRIEDEL

Kathy Friedel of 227 S. Spence Ave. died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

KENNETH R. HAMILTON

Died April 14, 2008 DUDLEY -- Kenneth Ray Hamilton, 61, of 104 Dell Drive, died Monday at his residence. One child survives. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel of Goldsboro with Bishop D.L. McIntyre officiating....

ANNIE P. HILL

April 21, 1925-April 16, 2008 Annie Bernese Pender Hill, 82, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Bernese was born in Wayne County to the late Leslie E. Pender and Lola Hollowell Pender. She was married to the late Robert...

GEORGE W. HUNTER

Died April 15, 2008 George Washington Hunter, 65, of 100 Woodbridge Circle, died Tuesday at SunBridge Rehabilitation Center, Mount Olive. He is survived by his mother, the Rev. Louise Lee, and two children. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at...

WILLIAM H. KORNEGAY

Died April 13, 2008 DOVER, Del. -- William Henry Kornegay, formerly of Magnolia, died Sunday in Dover. One child survives. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Peter United Holy Church, Magnolia with the Rev. Woodrow Grandy officiating. Burial...

RALPH C. LINDSAY

Feb. 22, 1932-April 14, 2008 FREMONT -- Ralph Clark Lindsay, 76, of 198 Pinkney Road, passed away Monday at home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. Dr. Richard...

BOBBY L. SHERARD

March 4, 1935-April 14, 2008 NEW YORK -- Bobby L. Sherard, 73, of 123 Susan Circle, passed Monday at the family's New York residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bossie Sherard and Ruth Ellis Sherard; sister,...

IRA F. SHERARD

Died April 16, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Graveside services for Ira F. Sherard, 87, 600 Smith Chapel Road, who died Wednesday at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation will be 11 a.m. Friday at Congregational Church Cemetery in Dudley. The Rev. Dr....

NORMA H. THOMPSON

April 7, 1935-April 16, 2008 Norma Herring Thompson, 73, died Wednesday at her home. Norma was born in Wayne County to the late Norman Herring and Ada Martin Herring. She was married to the late James Oscar Thompson. Norma was...

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

HILDA P. BEST

July 30, 1942-April 14, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Hilda Gray Price Best, 74, of 251 Daughtry Field Road, died Monday evening at her residence. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Cullen Blackmon Price and Mary...

CLAUDIE 'LANE' CRAWFORD

FREMONT -- Claudie "Lane" Crawford, 89, of 929 Chestnut St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

BERNESE P. HILL

Annie Bernese Pender Hill, 83, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHRISTINE B. HOBBS

April 4, 1922-April 15, 2008 WILMINGTON -- Christine Fail Brantham Hobbs, 86, died after an extended illness, Tuesday. She was born in Johnston County, N.C., to the late Willie R. and Bessie Woodard Fail. She was preceded in death...

WILLIE E. JONES

Willie Earl Jones, 47, of 936B Fairview Circle, died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

TRAVON LEE MCCRAY

March 20, 1996-April 14, 2008 KINSTON -- Travon Lee McCray, 12, went home to the Lord on Monday. He leaves to morn his mother, Leslie E. McCray; father, Otis J. McCray; grandmothers, Hilda Mae McCray and Estell Williams; grandfather, Leslie...

BILLY A. MOORE

Died April 14, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Billy Aldridge Moore, 82, died Monday. Three children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Estates in Grifton, N.C., with military honors. Visitation...

LAURA SAULS

Laura Sauls, 63, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

IRA F. SHERRARD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ira F. Sherrard, 87, of 600 Smith Chapel Road, died this morning at Sunbridge Nursing Home, Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

THOMAS JOSEPH UNDERWOOD JR.

Thomas Joseph Underwood Jr., 61, of 101 Spring St., passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Celebration of life service will be held on Friday at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory...

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

HILDA P. BEST

Hilda P. Best, 74, of Daughtery Field Road, died Monday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

BILLY GENE CROOM

Nov. 16, 1956-April 12, 2008 WALSTONBURG -- Billy Gene Croom, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Sugar Lump," of 2421 Walston Road, died on Saturday at his residence. Billy was born to the late Alonza Croom Sr. and...

WILLIAM DIXON SR.

Died April 10, 2008 KINSTON -- William Dixon Sr., 81, 1308 Queens Road, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Dixon of the home, three children and two step-children. Funeral will be 1 p.m....

KENNETH R. HAMILTON

DUDLEY -- Kenneth Ray Hamilton, 61, of 104 Dell Drive, died Monday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

LILLIE T. HILLIARD

Died April 11, 2008 Lillie Mae Taylor Hilliard, formerly of the Best Grove Community, died Friday. She was the sister of Mary Anna Britt, Nora T. Grantham and Luvenia T. Dockery. Funeral will be held Wednesday in Richmond, Va. Condolences...

JAMES R. HUNTER

VISTA, Calif. -- James R. Hunter, 53, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday in Vista. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

META MEWBORN JOYNER

Died April 8, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Meta Mewborn Joyner, 90, of LaGrange and Memphis, Tenn., since March 2006, died Tuesday at the Memphis Jewish Home. Mrs. Joyner was an educator in Lenoir County, N.C., a member of St. Mary's F.W.B....

RALPH LINDSAY

FREMONT -- Ralph Lindsay died Monday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

SALLY JANE PEARSALL

WARSAW -- Sally Jane Pearsall, 62, of 123 Daisy Miller Lane, died Monday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

JUANITA ROWE

LAGRANGE -- Juanita Rowe Jones, 77, of 322 LaGrange Road, died Thursday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Five children survive. Services will be noon Wednesday at Thompson Chapel F.W.B. Church with Elder Ronald Parks officiating. Burial will be at...

BOBBY L. SHERARD

Bobby L. Sherard, 73, of 123 Susan Circle, died Sunday at his residence in New York. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

FRANCES E. STAFFORD

Died April 13, 2008 STAFFORD, Va. -- Frances Elizabeth Stafford, 80, passed away on Sunday at Greenfield Assisted Living. She was the loving wife of David E. Stafford for 59 years. Frances was a devout Catholic, totally immersed in her...

JOYCE S. STRETZ

May 14, 1933-April 11, 2008 Joyce Scott Stretz, 204 Shadywood Drive, died Friday in Pitt County Memorial Hospital. She was born to Vonda McMillan and Franklin Scott in Lawton, Okla. She is survived by her husband, and three children. Funeral...

IRENE N. THORNE

June 30, 1938-April 14, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Irene Newsome Thorne, 69, of 1584 New Hope Road, died Monday. Mrs. Thorne was born in Wayne County to the late Giles and Julia Garris Newsome. She was preceded in death by a...

Monday, April 14, 2008

THE REV. MCAFEE BANNERMAN

Died April 12, 2008 ROSE HILL -- The Rev. McAfee "Mac" Bannerman, 86, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenans-ville. Eight children survive. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill. Burial will follow...

DAIL BRIDGES

Dec. 13, 1927-April 12, 2008 Effie Mae Coats Dail Bridges, 80, was promoted to Glory early Saturday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late David Allen Coats and Annie Pearl Whitman...

BILLY G. CROOM

WALSTONBURG -- Billy Gene Croom, of 2330 Walston Road, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

JESSIE L. MOTHERSHEAD

Died April 11, 2008 PIKEVILLE -- Jessie Lee Mothershead, 83, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 13, 2008, at 7 p.m. in the Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Barry Stallings will officiate....

MARY D. PALMER

Died April 11, 2008 WINSTON-SALEM -- Mary Carol Dixon Palmer, 60, formerly of Magnolia, died Friday at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem. She is the daughter of the late Bruce and Luberta Dixon Sr. Two children survive. Visitation...

EMANUEL PICKETT

WALLACE -- Staff Sergeant Emanuel Pickett with the Army National Guard who also served as captain of the Wallace Police Department of Wallace, 34, died in the line of duty in Iraq. He is survived by his parents, Harry and...

KATHY C. HEAD SCOTT

FREMONT -- Kathy Head Scott passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2008. She was born the daughter of Jim and Valeria Hart Head of Greene County. She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Head of Snow Hill....

JULIA I. THORNE

LAGRANGE -- Julia Irene Thorne, 69, of 1584 New Hope Road, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, April 13, 2008

EFFIE MAE BRIDGES

Effie Mae Coats Dail Bridges, 80, died Saturday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

IRA RUFUS COX JR.

Dec. 4, 1928-April 11, 2008 RALEIGH -- Ira Rufus Cox Jr., 79, died Friday afternoon at Rex Hospital. He was born in Wayne County on Dec. 4, 1928, to the late Ira R. Cox Sr. and Katherine Johnson Cox....

ESTHER CASEY GUIN

Nov. 6, 1918-April 5, 2008 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Esther "Kay" Casey Guin, 89, of Tuscaloosa, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at LaRocca Nursing Home. Visitation was April 7, 2008, at Heritage Chapel Funeral Home. Graveside services were at 3:30 p.m....

MARTHA E.T. HARRISON

Aug. 14, 1929-April 11, 2008 Martha Ellen Turnage Harrison, 78, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 11, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Martha was born in Greene County on Aug. 14, 1929,...

JESSIE LEE MOTHERSHEAD

Aug. 19, 1924-April 11, 2006 PIKEVILLE -- Jessie Lee Mothershead, 83, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be today at 7 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel in Kenly. The Rev. Barry Stallings will officiate. Graveside services...

MARVIN LEROY PIERCE

Sept. 24, 1927-April 11, 2008 FREMONT -- Marvin Leroy Pierce, 80, died Friday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Graveside services will be today at 4 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. He was born in Wayne County to...

J.R. PITT SR.

Died April 10, 2008 J. R. Pitt Sr., 73, of 6808 Pin Oak Lane, Fayetteville, died Thursday at his residence. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ,...

KATHY H. SCOTT

Died April 12, 2008 FREMONT -- Kathy Head Scott of 129 Evans Farm Road died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. Visitation will follow the...

JOYCE S. STRETZ

May 14, 1933-April 11, 2008 Joyce Scott Stretz, 204 Shadywood Drive died Friday night at Pitt Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. from Oak Forest Church of Christ, 2705 N. Park Drive. Interment will...

BOBBIE E. WOOD

Feb. 28, 1937-April 11, 2008 SSgt. Bobbie Ernest Wood, Ret. U.S.A.F., 71, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 11, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Bobbie was born in Braxton County, W.Va., on...

GEORGE EDWARD WOOTEN

Died April 8, 2008 George Elmer Wooten, 68, of 110 D, E. King St., La Grange, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at Woods Chapel Church in Goldsboro at 11 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Roosevelt...

Friday, April 11, 2008

JOSEPH ROBERT BANDY

Nov. 5, 1922-April 10, 2008 Joseph Robert Bandy, 85, died Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Joseph was born in Sour Lake, Texas, to the late Samuel E. Bandy and Hanner Bass Bandy. He was a retired supervisor...

EDWARD A. BOLDT

Oct. 12, 1912-April 7, 2008 Edward A. Boldt, 95, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Boldt was born in New York to the late Earnest Boldt and Helen Conti Boldt. A U.S. Army WWII veteran, he received the...

DAVID D. DOWNEY

Died April 10, 2008 LOUISBURG -- David D. Downey, 72, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday morning at University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Downey....

RICHARD J. GAROFALO

May 17, 1949-April 9, 2008 Richard James Garofalo, 58, died on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Richard was born in Erie, Pa., to Evelyn DeGeorge Garofalo of Erie, Pa., and the late Joseph Garofalo. He served his country in...

EDDIE GILLS

Died April 5, 2008 Funeral services for Eddie Gills, 82, of 803 N. Claiborne St., who died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, Goldsboro, with Elder Ray Williams officiating. Interment...

JERRY LEE JONES

Nov. 14, 1950-April 8, 2008 Jerry Lee Jones, 57, died Tuesday at his home. Jerry was born in Wayne County to the late Marvin Jones and Kathleen Kennedy Jones. He had worked as an electrician with Dewey Brothers. Jerry was...

JUANITA R. JONES

LAGRANGE -- Juanita Roe Jones, 77, of 322 LaGrange Road, died Thursday at Brian Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

LILLIAN KEECH

Died April 8, 2008 MAGNOLIA -- Lillian Reid Monk Keech, 72, of 548 S. N.C. Highway 11, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. She was born in Duplin County to William and Mattie Monk. Two children survive. Funeral...

J.R. PITT

FAYETTEVILLE -- J.R. Pitt, 73, of 6808 Pin Oak Lane, died Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

Thursday, April 10, 2008

THOMAS ARRINGTON JR.

Thomas Arrington Jr., 84, of 410 Hamilton Drive, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2008, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Mr. Arrington was born in Wayne County on Jan. 11, 1924. He was the son of the late...

CLARENCE I. BRYANT

Died April 6, 2008 WARSAW -- Clarence Irvin Bryant "Pee-Wee," 56, died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He is survived by his father, Jessie Bryant of Kenansville. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home...

EVA E. DAUGHTRY

Nov. 23, 1916-April 9, 2008 SMITHFIELD -- Eva Edwards Daughtry, 91, of Smithfield Manor, formerly of Princeton, died Wednesday morning. She was born the daughter of the late Zadock and Florence Wallace Edwards. She was the widow of R.K. Daughtry...

LAWYER MCPHAIL

Died April 6, 2008 ST. ALBANS, N.Y. -- Lawyer McPhail, 81, of 187-06 120th Ave., Apt. 6-F, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday in New York. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro. Burial will...

ARTHUR LEE NORVILLE

July 27, 1941-April 4, 2008 Arthur Lee Norville, 66, of E. Rose St., went home to be with his Lord on Friday. Homegoing services will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at noon at Greater Guiding Star United...

EDWARD PHILLIPS

Aug. 22, 1932-April 9, 2008 Master Sgt. Edward Phillips, Retired U.S.A.F., 75, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday at his home. Mr. Phillips was born in Livingston County, Mich., to the late Henry Luther Phillips and Bessie...

GEORGE WOOTEN

LAGRANGE -- George Wooten, 68, of 110-D E. King St., died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

THOMAS ARRINGTON JR.

Jan. 11, 1924-April 7, 2008 Thomas Arrington Jr., 84, of 410 Hamilton Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He was born in Wayne County to the late Thomas Arrington Sr. and Vera Arrington. He is survived by...

PAT BELL

Died April 5, 2008 Pat Bell, PNC, U.S. Navy Retired, 63, died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. She is survived by her husband, James Bell of the home, and one child. Celebration of life service will...

EDWARD A. BOLDT

Edward A. Boldt, 95, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EVA E. DAUGHTRY

SMITHFIELD -- Eva Edwards Daughtry, 91, of Smithfield Manor, formerly of Princeton, died this morning. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

MELANIE R. GRIGGS

Oct. 23, 1962-April 5, 2008 COVINGTON, Ga. -- Homegoing services for Melanie Raiford Griggs will be held in Covington, Ga. Thursday at 11 a.m. Survivors include her husband, Howard Griggs; daughter, Devin Janelle Griggs; and son, Jared Raiford Griggs, all...

LILLIAN KEECH

MAGNOLIA -- Lillian Keech, 72, of 548 N.C. Highway 11, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

INEZ E. LANCASTER

Feb. 6, 1923-April 7, 2008 PIKEVILLE -- Inez Edmundson Lancaster, 85, went to be with the Lord on Monday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Inez was born in Wayne County to the late William H....

EDWARD PHILLIPS

Edward Phillips died this morning at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BRENT D. WELLS

Oct. 15, 1970-April 7, 2008 Brent Damon Wells, 37, died Monday at his home. Brent was born in Wayne County to Gene Wells of Goldsboro and the late Mary Frances Lowder Wells. He was a 1988 graduate of Southern Wayne...

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

THOMAS ARRINGTON JR.

Thomas Arrington Jr., 84, of 410 Hamilton Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

THOMAS E. 'TOM' BENNETT SR.

Dec. 16, 1933-April 7, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Edward "Tom" Bennett Sr., 74, of 117 Jean St., died early Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Tyndall Funeral Home...

AMY M. BOYKIN

Died April 5, 2008 CLINTON -- Amy Roselle Moore Boykin, 56, died Saturday at her home. Three children survive. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home, Warsaw. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home....

CLYDE L. BROCK

Jan. 20, 1913-April 2, 2008 ASHEVILLE -- Clyde Lockamon Brock, 95, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. She is the daughter of the late James and Alice Lockamon and was preceded in death by her husband, Doster Brock Sr. Four children...

ROBERT L. HERNDON

Nov. 16, 1959-April 6, 2008 SPRING HOPE -- Robert Lynn Herndon, 48, of 189 Granpa Way, died Sunday. He is survived by his parents, Earl Herndon and Shinako Tachizaki Belongia, and three children. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday in...

INEZ E. LANCASTER

PIKEVILLE -- Inez Edmundson Lancaster, 85, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROYCE RAY WARWICK

NEWTON GROVE -- Royce Ray Warwick, 89, died Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Sampson Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, at Saint Paul Original Free Will Baptist Church in Newton...

ESTHER C. WILLIAMS

March 14, 1926-April 7, 2008 KINSTON -- Esther Creech Williams, 82, of 1615 Highway 11 South, died Monday at Magnolia Cottage Care. She was born in Lenoir County to the late Leslie and Iris Creech and was preceded in death...

JACK ELLIS WILLIFORD

July 17, 1951-April 4, 2008 Jack Ellis Williford, 56, of 1643 Old Grantham Road, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Friday evening. He was born the son of the late Johnny Ellis Williford. He was preceded in death by a...

Monday, April 7, 2008

TOM BENNETT

MOUNT OLIVE -- Tom Bennett of the Holloman Heights Subdivision, died early today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MELANIE R. GRIGGS

Oct. 23, 1962-April 5, 2008 COVINGTON, Ga. -- Melanie Raiford Griggs of 55 River Shoals Center, died Saturday at Heartland Hospice Center. She is the daughter of Arthur and Shirley Raiford of Goldsboro. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday...

ESTHER 'KAY' GUIN

Nov. 6, 1918-April 5, 2008 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Esther "Kay" Casey Guin, 89, died Saturday at LaRocca Nursing Home. She was born in Goldsboro to the late Jack and Emma Casey and was preceded in death by her husband, Dr....

FRANK 'FRANKIE' HINNANT

Oct. 17, 1941-April 6, 2008 Frank "Frankie" Hinnant, 66, formerly of Kenly, died Sunday. Mr. Hinnant was born in Johnston County to the late Stephen Arthur and Rhoda Hinnant. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. His funeral...

JOYCE O. LANE

Died April 5, 2008 Joyce Overbee Lane, 64, of 100 Florence Drive, in the Rosewood Community, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late James "Pat" and Margaret Strickland...

ARTHUR LEE NORVILLE

July 27, 1941-April 4, 1008 Arthur Lee Norville, 66, of East Rose Street, went home to be with his Lord on Friday. Homegoing services will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at noon at Greater Guiding Star United...

DAYSHAWN RICH

Died April 4, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dayshawn Rich, of 119 McDonnell Drive, died Friday at his residence. He was the son of Tiara and Ricky Rich. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive,...

WILLIAM 'BILL' ROGERS JR.

May 11, 1943-April 5, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- William Bryant "Bill" Rogers Jr., 64, of the Rones Chapel community, died Saturday evening at Wayne Hospital. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the chapel of...

GRACE H. SMITH

June 26, 1917-April 6, 2008 Grace Howell Smith, 90, of the Belfast Community, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Wayne County, she was born the daughter of the late Oscar Jarman Howell and Maude Sally Scott...

ROYCE RAY WARWICK

NEWTON GROVE -- Royce Ray Warwick, 89, died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete at West and Dunn Funeral Home, Newton Grove....

JACK E. WILLIFORD

July 17, 1951-April 5, 2008 Jack Ellis Williford, 56, of 1643 Old Grantham Road, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Saturday. He was born the son of the late Johnny Williford. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Williford of Princeton,...

Sunday, April 6, 2008

RONNIE LEE CHAMBERS

The funeral for Ronnie Lee Chambers will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sand Hill Holiness Church with Eldress Linda Tunn officiating. Burial will follow in Sutton's Cemetery. Mr. Chambers is survived by a parent. A visitation will be Monday from...

BENJAMIN RONALD DAVENPORT

Dec. 27, 1934-April 5, 2008 Benjamin Ronald Davenport, 73, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ben was born in Wayne County on Dec. 27, 1934 to the late Stephen Marlton Davenport and Alwilda Caudell Davenport. Graveside services will...

EDDIE GILLS

Eddie Gills, 82, of 803 N. Claiborne Apt A., died Saturday moning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

LUCILLE B. LAMB

Died March 31, 2008 Lucille B. Lamb of Macclesfield, died March 31, 2008. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at the Macclesfield Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her sons, Chester Carl Lamb Jr....

JOYCE LANE

Joyce Lane, resident of Britthaven, died Saturday evening. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

TULLY LAYDEN

June 19, 1955-April 3, 2008 SNOW HILL -- William Tully Layden, 52, of 1194 Oakdale Road, died Thursday, April 3, 2008. Tully graduated from North Lenoir High School and attended Lenoir Community College. He worked 27 years with E.I....

CORRINE NEWELL LEWIS

Jan. 29, 1924-April 4, 2008 DUDLEY -- Corrine Newell Lewis, 84, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 4, 2008, at SunBridge of Mount Olive surrounded by her family. Corrine was born in Wayne County on Jan....

ARTHUR LEE NORVILLE

July 27, 1941-April 4, 2008 Arthur Lee Norville, 66, of E. Rose St. died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday at noon at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church, 1114 S. Slocumb St. Elder Joseph...

DAPHNE EASON RAINES

Jan. 27, 1930-April 4, 2008 HIGH POINT -- Mrs. Daphne Eason Raines, 78, resident of Pennybyrn at Maryfield, died Friday, April 4, at the High Point Regional Hospital. Mrs. Raines was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Johnston County, a daughter...

DAYSHAWN RICH

Dayshawn Rich, 119 McDonnell Drive, Mount Olive, died Friday at home. Arrangements are Incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home, Mount Olive....

BARBARA S. STEVENS

Feb. 28, 1924-April 4, 2008 Barbara Selby Stevens, 84, of Dudley, died at her home Friday after a long illness. Born Feb. 28, 1924, in Goldsboro, N.C., Mrs. Stevens taught seventh and eighth grades for many years in the...

EUGENE STONE

The funeral for MSgt. Eugene "Rock" Stone will be held today at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be pastor John Earnest and Dr. Frank Day. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery...

Friday, April 4, 2008

MINNIE ROSE COLEY

Died March 30, 2008 JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Minnie Rose Coley, 64, daughter of the late Jonah and Emma Coley departed this life on Sunday at Jersey Medical Center in Jersey City, N.J. Minnie spent her early life in...

NATHAN B. COX

July 27, 1926-April 3, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nathan Bryant Cox, 81, died Wednesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Kirby D. and Agnes Cox and was preceded in death...

MARIE ANN EMPROSO

April 15, 1947-March 31, 2008 Marie Ann Emproso died Monday at Lenior Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Born in Havre de Grace, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles Sconion and Mary Carter. She was also preceded in death by...

DANNY FARMER

Jan. 13, 1959-April 2, 2008 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Daniel Irvin "Danny" Farmer, 49, died Wednesday at Country Wood Nursing Home. He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Mae Stallings Farmer. He is survived by his father, Wilber "Bill"...

EARLIE W. GIBBS

Oct. 11, 1908-April 2, 2008 Earlie Warden Gibbs, 99, longtime resident of North Lake Road, Fairfield, and more recently residing in Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Brookdale-Sterling House, Goldsboro. Born in Hyde County, he was the son of the late John...

WILLIAM T. JONES

Feb. 20, 1948-March 31, 2008 William Thomas Jones, 60, died Monday at home. He was born in Wake County to Ephigenia Jones and the late Albert Jones. He is survived by his mother, Ephigenia Jones. All services will be held...

EULA MAE JOYNER

Died April 2, 2008 LAGRANGE -- Eula Mae Barrow Joyner of 3626 Wheat Swamp Road, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Snow Hill. She was born in Greene County to the late Henry and Penny Barrow. Four children survive. Funeral will...

TULLY LAYDEN

SNOW HILL -- William Tully Layden, 52, of 1194 Oak Dale Road, died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

CORRINE N. LEWIS

DUDLEY -- Corrine Newell Lewis, 83, died this morning at SunBridge of Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NEZZIE CARTER-MOORE

Feb. 8, 1923-March 28, 2008 Nezzie Vea Carter-Moore, 85, passed away on Friday at Duke University Medical Center. She was born in Wayne County, N.C., to the late Litmon Aaron Carter and Golar Lee Whitehead Carter. She was preceded in...

ELWIN 'JOE' ROGERS

Died April 1, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE-- Elwin B. "Joe" Rogers, 73, of 117 Jim Grady Road, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was born in Sampson County, the son of the late Henry and Henrietta...

EUGENE STONE

Aug. 10, 1934-April 3, 2008 Retired Master Sgt. Eugene "Rock" Stone, 73, loving husband of Barbara Stone went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday surrounded by his family at Wayne Memorial Hospital. "Rock" as he...

CATHERINE M. WALLACE

Died April 2, 2008 WARSAW -- Catherine M. Wallace, 80, of 2498 W. N.C. Highway, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter. She is the daughter of the late Toomer and Eva Mathis. Four children survive. Funeral will be...

Thursday, April 3, 2008

GARY C. BALDWIN

Died March 31, 2008 Funeral for Gary Conell Baldwin, 56, who died Monday, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenleaf Church of God, Disciples of Christ, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Dr. William Barber officiating. Burial will be in Baldwin Cemetery,...

SALLIE H. BRITT

May 2, 1929-April 1, 2008 GREENVILLE -- After almost 79 years of devotion and service to her Lord and family, Sallie Gail Hines Britt, has finally let her earthly body rest. She passed away peacefully, Tuesday afternoon, at Pitt...

RONNIE CHAMBERS

LAGRANGE -- Ronnie Chambers, 44, of 6175 Church Road, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

BOBBY COOPER

Died March 29, 2008 ROSE HILL -- Bobby Cooper, 49, died Saturday in Wilmington. One child survives. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2283 S N.C. 11 Highway, Rose Hill with the Rev....

NATHAN B. COX

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nathan B. Cox, 81, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

WILLIE FAISON

Died March 27, 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Willie Faison, 64, of 1428 Euclid St., NW No. 301, formerly of Mount Olive, died Thursday in Prince George Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. James Church of Christ, Mount...

KATIE MAE HUGHES

Oct. 24, 1913-April 1, 2008 Katie Mae Kornegay Hughes, 94, died Tuesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Katie was born in Wayne County to the late Willie D. Kornegay Sr. and Effie Mae Lewis Kornegay. She was married to the late...

ARMATHA LEACH

Died March 26, 2008 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Armatha Leach, 87, of 46 T. St. NW, formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday at her residence. Funeral will be noon Saturday at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church, Mount Olive, with Apostle...

VELMA LOFTON

Died April 1, 2008 Velma Lofton, 69, of the Deep Bottom community, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. She is survived by her husband, Lermon Lofton of Wallace, and four children. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Victory...

'JONAYE S. MITCHELL

April 1, 2008-April 1, 2008 Infant, 'Jonaye Saniya Mitchell, 0, of 808 N. Madison Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Renzella and Christopher Mitchell of the home;. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday...

ELIZABETH M. O'BERRY

Jan.14, 1923-April 2, 2008 DUDLEY -- Elizabeth Maness O'Berry, 85, of 266 Club Knolls Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Montgomery County to the late John Ray and Christian Elizabeth McLeod Maness and was...

JAMES 'JIMMY' ROSE

Jan. 24, 1921-April 2, 2008 PRINCETON -- James "Jimmy" Arthur Rose, 87, of 305 E. First St., died Wednesday at his home. He was born in Johnston County and was the son of the late W. M. and Annie Blackmon...

EUGENE STONE

Eugene Stone, 73, of 2122 N. Berkeley Blvd., died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will be at the home of Debbie Kimbrell, 6069 Wayne Memorial Drive, Pikeville. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CATHERINE WALLACE

Catherine Wallace of 2508 W. N.C. 24 Highway, died Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

JOSEPH M. WHITLEY

Died April 1, 1008 SNOW HILL -- Joseph Marion Whitley, 82, passed away Tuesday evening at his residence following a battle with cancer. A native of Greene County, he was born the son of Joseph M. Whitley and Hattie Ann...

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

NEZZIE V. CARTER

Died March 28, 2008 Nezzie V. Carter, 85, died Friday at Duke University Medical Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, Durham. Viewing will be at the church from 10 a.m. until noon with visitation...

MINNIE R. COLEY

Died March 30, 2008 JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Minnie Rose Coley, 64, of 11 Stevens Ave., died Sunday at Jersey Medical City, Jersey City, N.J. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

KATIE MAE HUGHES

Katie Mae Kornegay Hughes, 94, died Tuesday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM T. JONES

William Thomas Jones, 60, died Monday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

TOMMY C. LEWIS SR.

Died March 31, 2008 Tommy C. Lewis Sr., 73, of 305 Horseshoe Drive, passed away peacefully on Monday at Duke University Hospital with his family by his side. He was born in Nash County to the late Leonard and Anna...

LULA MCLAMB

Died March 29, 2008 NEW BERN -- Funeral services for Lula McLamb, 82, formerly of Goldsboro, who died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center in New Bern, will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with the...

MARY LOUISE MILLER

Died March 27, 2008 FLUSHING, N.Y. -- Mary Louise Miller, 85, of 4512 Smart St., formerly of Warsaw, peacefully departed this life on Thursday at Flushing Hospital Med-ical Center. Born in Du-plin County, she was the daughter of the...

'JONAYE S. MITCHELL

Baby 'Jonaye Saniya Mitchell, 0, of 808 N. Madison Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrange-ments are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

ELIZABETH M. O'BERRY

Elizabeth M. O'Berry, 85, of 266 Club Knolls Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memor-ial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

FITZHUGH M. PIERCE

Died April 1, 2008 Fitzhugh Melvin Pierce, 72, of 143 U.S. 13 South, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Born in Pender County, he was the son of Eula Mae Foss Pierce of Leland, N.C., and the...

BEN SINQUEFIELD SR.

PRINCETON -- Foy "Ben" Benjamin Sinquefield Sr., 75, of Grady Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral...

VIVIAN TILTON

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- Vivian Tilton, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Great Falls, Mont. Arrange-ments are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

CLYDE R. WILLIAMS

June 4, 1913-March 29, 2008 EVERETTS -- Clyde Rogerson Williams, 94, died Saturday. She was born in Martin County to the late Newbrie Rogerson and Alice Biggs Rogerson. She was a homemaker and member of Lifebuilders Church of God....

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

SARAH W. BRADSHAW

Nov. 11, 1953-March 30, 2008 FREMONT -- Sarah Willis Bradshaw, 207 Carrboro Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 610 Mount Carmel...

KERRI A. COZART

Died March 30, 2008 ROXBORO -- Kerri Allyson Cozart, 50, of 73 Summer Ridge Road, died Sunday at her home. She was born in Person County. Her mother, Mary Alyce Chisholm Cozart preceded her in death. Kerri was a 1975...

LUCILLE B. LAMM

MACCLESFIELD -- Lucille B. Lamm, 97, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Carlisle Funeral Home, Tarboro....

TOMMY C. LEWIS SR.

Tommy C. Lewis Sr., 73, or 305 Horseshoe Drive, died Monday at Duke University Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

BETTY M. PENNINGTON

Dec. 10, 1928-March 31, 2008 Betty McLawhon Pennington, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Betty was born in Greene County to the late Mark H. McLawhon...

FOY B. SINQUEFIELD SR.

PRINCETON -- Foy Benjamin Sinquefield Sr., 75, of Grady Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ANNIE C. UZZELL

Died March 29, 2008 "This old building keeps on leaning; I've got to move to a better Home." Mother Annie Laurena "Rene" Crawford Uzzell, 69, of 1012 Slaughter St., with her children at her bedside, peacefully bid this world...