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Friday, January 30, 2009

JOSEPH E. ALLEN

Oct. 10, 1920-Jan. 28, 2009 Joseph Eli Allen, 88, Summit Place, Kings Mountain, died Wednesday. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Willowdale Cemetery with the Rev. Don Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Willowdale Cemetery...

JAMES A. BEST

WARSAW -- Homegoing celebrations for the Rev. James Arthur Best, 72, 2579 Highway 24 W., will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Warsaw Middle School with the Rev. Herbert Williams officiating. He will be laid to rest in...

WILLIE D. CHESTNUTT

MAGNOLIA -- Willie Dale Chestnutt died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

BETTYE J. DEAKLE

Feb. 16, 1933-Jan. 29, 2009 Mrs. Bettye Jean Deakle went home to be with her Lord on Thursday after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. The family will receive friends at Jefferson United Methodist Church on Saturday...

WILLIA ELIZABETH B. DURHAM

Died Jan. 28, 2009 "If I can help somebody as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vain." In profound sorrow, McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and the Bennett-Durham family announces the death of Willia Elizabeth B....

GORDON HILL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gordon Hill, 102 a resident of SunBridge Nursing Center, formerly of Faison, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

HENRY A. HUNTER

Henry A. Hunter, 87, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

RACHEL M. KENNEDY

Aug. 3, 1921-Jan. 28, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Rachel McCullen Kennedy, 87, died Wednesday night at Loris Community Hospital in Loris, S.C. The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive on Saturday from 10 to 10:45...

NORWOOD M. KORNEGAY

Aug. 19, 1921-Jan. 28, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Norwood M. Kornegay, 87, 1156 Old Smith Chapel Road, died Wednesday night at SunBridge Care Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home. Officiating will...

FREEDA JUNE MAYHORN

July 1, 1924- Jan. 26, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Freeda June Mayhorn, 84, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. All services will be held privately. She was born on July 1, 1924, to the late Albert and...

JIMMY M. SESSOM

Died Jan. 28, 2009 KENLY -- Jimmy M. Sesson, 83, Ahednego Road, died Wednesday. Graveside services will be held today at 1 at Holly Springs Church Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Minshew-Coley Funeral Home of Kenly....

RUTH ELIZABETH SPENCE

Sept. 24, 1921-Jan. 29, 2009 Ruth Elizabeth "Granny" Deans Spence, 87, went to be with her Lord on Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Pentecostal...

TALMAR H. WHITEHURST

Aug. 1, 1919-Jan. 29, 2009 KINSTON -- Talmar Hughes Roop Whitehurst, 89, of Kinston, died Thursday with her family by her side. A visitation for family and friends will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Northwest Christian Church,...

Thursday, January 29, 2009

WILLIA B. DURHAM

March 29, 1929-Jan. 28, 2009 "If I can help somebody as I pass along, then my living shall not be in vain." In profound sorrow, McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and the Bennett-Durham family announces the death of Willia B....

SALLYE B. FORTE

Feb. 7, 1941-Jan. 25, 2009 "Loving memories never die As years roll on and days go by. In our hearts a memory is kept For the one we loved and will never forget." Ms. Sallye Beatrice Forte, 67, lovingly...

RACHEL M. KENNEDY

PIKEVILLE -- Rachel McCullen Kennedy, 87, long time Pikeville resident and a native of Mount Olive, died Wednesday at a Loris, S.C. Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndal Funeral Home, Mount Olive....

NORWOOD KORNEGAY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Norwood Kornegay, 87, Old Smith Chapel Road, died Wednesday at SunBridge Care Centre. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JEROME LATIF

Aug. 14, 1933-Jan. 27, 2009 CEDAR POINT -- Jerome "Jerry" Latif, 75, of Cedar Point, died Tuesday at home. A graveside service, with military honors, will be 3 p.m.Friday at Gethsemane Memorial Park, with the Rev. Brian Miles officiating....

ALTON L. LYNCH

Dec. 5, 1958-Jan. 28, 2009 Alton Lee Lynch, 50, died at Britthaven of Goldsboro on Wednesday. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Patrick Keane...

WALTER R. MCCOY

Died Jan. 25, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Walter R. McCoy, 83, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel with Dr. Malcolm S. Johnson officiating. Arrangements are...

J.D. RAYNOR SR.

Died Jan. 23, 2009 J.D. Raynor Sr., peacefully passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2009. He was born in Four Oaks and resided in Capitol Heights, Md. He is survived by three daughters, Eunice, Julie and Vernetta; three sons, J.D....

JB RHODES SR.

Feb. 1, 1926-Jan. 27, 2009 "Safe in the arms of Jesus, safe on His gentle breast, there by his love over shaded sweetly my soul shall rest." A homegoing celebration for the life and legacy of JB Rhodes Sr.,...

RUTH E. SPENCE

Ruth Elizabeth Spence, 87, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DAVID L. YELVERTON

Died Jan. 24, 2009 David Lee Yelverton, 80, resident of Britthaven Nursing Home of Snow Hill, passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Invitation African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1356 Griffin Road, Snow...

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

JAMES A. BEST

WARSAW -- The Rev. James A. Best, 2579 High-way 24 W., died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

RACHEL N. BYRD

Aug. 19, 1926-Jan. 26, 2009 FAISON -- Rachel Nunn Byrd, 82, passed away Monday surrounded by her family. Family visitation will be held tonight at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home from 6 to 8. Funeral services will be held Thursday at...

PANICE G. LAMBERT

Sept. 20, 1938-Jan. 26, 2009 Panice Garris Lambert, 70, 3231 Richardson Bridge Road, Princeton, died Monday evening at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home with the Rev. James Corbett...

ALTON L. LYNCH

Alton Lee Lynch, 50, died at Britthaven of Goldsboro on Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

J.B. RHODES SR.

Jan. 27, 2009 "For we know that, if our earthly house of this tabernacle were disolved, we have another building of God, a house not made with hands eternal in the heavens." Mr. J.B. Rhodes Sr., 82, owner and...

VIRGINIA INEZ FORE SPENCER

Died Jan. 26, 2009 SANFORD -- Virginia Inez Fore Spencer, 79, 1020 Courtland Village, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with pastor Russell Blackman and the Rev. Ronnie...

RONALD L. SWANSON

Jan. 25, 1949-Jan. 27, 2009 Ronald Lee Swanson, 60, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Michigan. Ronald was born in Michigan on Jan. 25, 1949, to the late...

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

HAZEL M. AMMONS

Died Jan. 26, 2009 CLINTON -- Mrs. Hazel Marie Carter Ammons, 76, 105 Peanut Lane, died Monday at her home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Holly Grove Holiness Church with the Rev. Randy Simmons,...

RACHEL BYRD

FAISON -- Rachel Byrd, 82, 126 Willie Byrd Lane, died Monday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ZYLPHIA B. CRENSHAW

Sept. 6, 1906-Jan. 25, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Zylphia "Dippie" Baker Crenshaw, 102, died early Sunday morning at SunBridge Care Center in Mount Olive. A visitation will be held Thursday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive from...

VAN T. LOCKLAIR

A memorial service for Van T. Locklair, 1480 Tommy's Road, will be held tonight from 6 to 7 at St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. She is survived by her husband, Leroy Locklair, of the home; a daughter,...

FREEDA J. MAYHORN

PIKEVILLE -- Freeda June Mayhorn, 84, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MILTON A. PERRY

Died Jan. 25, 2009 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Milton A. Perry, 76, Robert Court, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Great Bridge Chapel of Oman...

MABLE L. SCOTT

Died Jan. 26, 2009 Mable Lanell Scott, 75, died at Britthaven of Kinston on Monday. A memorial service will be held at Harvest Fellowship Church Thursday at 7 p.m. with pastor Pete Norris officiating. The family will receive friends...

JAMES SMITH

Jan. 6, 1945-Jan. 24, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- William Douglas "James" Smith, 64, 6016 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Saturday evening at his home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Park East Church of God with pastor...

JULIA A. STRICKLAND

Feb. 25, 1938-Jan. 26, 2009 KINSTON -- Julia "Bet" Alphin Strickland, 70, of Kinston, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday at 12:15 a.m. at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro after a long battle with the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease...

MILLARD F. WALKER JR.

Nov. 13, 1932-Jan. 23, 2009 Millard F. Walker Jr., 76, 2490 Indian Springs Road, passed away at his home Friday. No formal services will be held. He is survived by one son, Richard Pittman and wife, Joyce, of Dudley;...

Monday, January 26, 2009

HUGO E. CUELLAR-POLANCO

Hugo E. Cuellar-Polanco, 109 Exum Mill Lane, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremation....

ZYLPHIA B. CRENSHAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Zylphia "Dippie" Baker Crenshaw, 102, died Sunday at SunBridge Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

WILLIAM H. DAVIS

Died Jan. 24, 2009 KINSTON -- William Henry Davis, 93, of Kinston, passed away on Saturday. A private burial will be held. Mr. Davis was a retired school teacher and served his country in the United States Navy. He...

SALLYE B. FORTE

Ms. Sallye Beatrice Forte, 67, 4611 U.S. Highway 117 N., Pikeville, died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ANN W. MARTIN

May 31, 1937- Jan. 24, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ann Wilson Martin, 71, after a lingering illness, and while in the familiar surroundings of her home, passed peacefully into eternal rest. She was surrounded by her devoted family and...

MABLE L. SCOTT

Mable Lanell Scott, 75, died Monday at Britthaven of Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES SMITH

Jan. 6, 1945-Jan. 24, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- William Douglas "James" Smith, 64, 6016 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Saturday evening at his home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Park East Church of God with pastor...

MILLARD F. WALKER JR.

Nov. 13, 1932-Jan. 23, 2009 Millard F. Walker Jr., 76, 2490 Indian Springs Road, passed away at his home Friday. No formal services will be held. He is survived by one son, Richard Pittman and wife, Joyce, of Dudley;...

Sunday, January 25, 2009

BETTIE SUE BOONE

Died Jan. 24, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Bettie Sue Boone, 82, of Rolling Ridge Retirement center, formerly of Park Avenue, Clinton, died Saturday at Rolling Ridge. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence J. "Larry" Boone. One...

RONNIE C. BYRD

Aug. 25, 1956-Jan. 23, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ronnie Clay Byrd, 52, of 2875 Summerlin's Crossroads Road, died at home in the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 23. A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday at...

ESTHER REID COLEY

Esther Reid Coley, 88, of the Brian Center, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Carrons Funeral Home, Wilson....

TODD DREW

Died Jan. 15, 2009 NEW YORK -- Todd Drew, 41, died Jan. 15, 2009 from complications following surgery for cancer. A memorial service was held Sunday, Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. at The Riverside Chapel, 180 W. 76th at...

RUSSELL RAY HERRING

Sept. 22, 1970-Jan. 22, 2009 Russell "Rusty" Ray Herring, 38, of 205 Hunters Creek Drive, died Thursday at his home. Funeral services will be Monday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Dub...

VAN THOMAS LOCKLAIR

Van Thomas Locklair, 1480 Tommy's Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Lightner Funeral Home....

ANN W. MARTIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ann Wilson Martin, 404 E. Main St., died Saturday evening at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ALPHONSO RAIFORD

June 13, 1931-Jan. 21, 2009 Alphonso Raiford, 77, of New Haven, Conn., departed this life Jan. 21, 2009. He was the husband of Ada Raiford. Born in Goldsboro, June 13, 1931, he was the son of the late Jessie...

LOIS R. THOMPSON

May 2, 1927-Jan. 24, 2009 Lois Reardon Thompson, 81, a long-time resident of Grantham, died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Jean. A funeral service will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with...

INGE ULRICH

March 11, 1923-Jan. 23, 2009 Inge Ulrich, 85, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. A service to celebrate the life of Inge Ulrich will be held Friday, Jan. 30 at 4 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel....

LESTER L. WADDELL

Nov. 7, 1921-Jan. 22, 2009 KENLY -- Lester L. Waddell, 87, passed away Thursday evening at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the...

Friday, January 23, 2009

SPICER CARR

June 5. 1922-Jan. 22, 2009 John Spicer Carr, 86, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, followed by a service...

MARY B. HOBBS

Died Jan. 16, 2009 On Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, Mary Best Hobbs, answered God's call. She is survived by loving daughters, Geraldine Hobbs of Buffalo, N.Y., and Gloria Hamm of Suitland, Md.; sisters Addie K. Flowers and Gertrude B....

TITUS SAULS

May 9, 1928-Jan. 20, 2009 Titus Sauls, 80, died Tuesday at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was the son of the late Nancy and Nathan Sauls. He served his country for 20 years in the United...

VELMA S. SMITH

Died Jan. 22, 2009 Mrs. Velma Synora Smith, 1558 Tommy's Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters, S. Slocumb St., with pastor Larry Johnson officiating. Burial...

MARCREE STEVENS

Sept. 3, 1936-Jan. 17, 2009 Marcree Stevens, 72, 106 James St., Princeton, died Saturday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, Princeton, with the Rev. Dr. Burkes Daniels, the Rev. Charles Sykes...

LESTER L. WADDELL

Died Jan. 22, 2009 KENLY -- Lester L. Waddell, 87, died Thursday at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service....

DANNY M. WILSON

Jan. 15, 1947-Jan. 21, 2009 FUQUAY-VARINA -- Danny M. Wilson, 62, 1128 Pine Branch Drive, died Wednesday at his home. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Kennebec Baptist Church with burial to follow in the...

Thursday, January 22, 2009

GERALDINE W. BAKER

Died Jan. 20, 2009 Geraldine Wooten Baker, 62, 1203 S. Andrews Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Davis...

MIKE BAKLEY

March 21, 1957-Jan. 19, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Michael Jim "Mike" Baxley, 51, of LaGrange, died Monday at his home. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Kincaid officiating. He is...

DEBORAH M. CRUMPLER

Died Jan. 20, 2009 LUCAMA -- Deborah "Debbie" Marie Crumpler, 48, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home, 102 N. Pine St.,...

CLARA LEE GURLEY HOWELL

Aug. 19, 1925-Jan. 20, 2009 Clara Lee Gurley Howell, 83, 1109 Edgerton St., was promoted to glory Tuesday morning, Jan. 20, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Howell was born in Wayne County on Aug. 19, 1925, to the late...

JARVIS B. JOHNSON

July 9, 1946-Jan. 20, 2009 Jarvis Bruce "J.B." Johnson, 62, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to remember J.B. in...

PHILIP D. LEAN

Died Jan. 16, 2009 COLFAX -- Philip Dillon Lean passed away Friday. A private memorial service will be held. Surviving to cherish his memory are his parents, Dr. Ron Lean and Diane Dillon; brothers, James and William; Uncle Nick...

LOUVENIA RICHARDSON

Aug. 21, 1920-Jan. 20, 2009 Louvenia Richardson, 88, 218 Winslow Circle, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A homegoing celebration for the life and legacy of Mrs. Richardson will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Penecostal United Holy...

HATTIE SHAW

Died Jan. 16, 2009 KINSTON -- Mrs. Hattie Shaw, 92, 108 Pierce Road, Kinston, died Friday at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Shaw will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church,...

CHESTER W. SMITH SR.

June 23, 1929-Jan. 21, 2009 PRICETOWN -- Chester Wells Smith Sr., 79, 301 Vann Smith Road, Seven Springs, died Wednesday afternoon at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home Chapel with...

MAMIE B. SWINDELL

Died Jan. 20, 2009 KINSTON -- Mamie Bishop Swindell, 89, of Kinston, passed away Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Kincaid officiating. Visitation will follow the funeral...

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

ROBERT L. ARTIS AND LINDA F. ARTIS

Though the load gets heavy We're never left alone to bear it all Just ask for strength and keep right on toiling Although the teardrops fall We have the joy of this my God's assurance Our heavenly Father will...

MELVIN BIZZELL

Died Jan. 19, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Melvin Bizzell, 64, 830 Indian Springs Road, died Monday at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church, Seven Springs, with Elder Levoin...

DEBORAH CRUMPLER

LUCAMA -- Deborah Crumpler, 38, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

BRENDA T. HERRITT

Aug. 26, 1952-Jan. 18, 2009 Brenda Turnage Herritt, 56, 101 Tindale Place, died Sunday with her family by her side. Funeral services are changed and will now be held Thursday at Shumate-Faulk Chapel at 11 a.m. with the Rev....

CLARA LEE GURLEY HOWELL

Aug. 19, 1925-Jan. 20, 2009 Clara Lee Gurley Howell, 83, 1109 Edgerton St., died Tuesday at home. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro and other times...

JARVIS B. JOHNSON

Jarvis Bruce "J.B." Johnson, 62, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GEORGE H. KNUDSON JR.

Dec. 25, 1938-Jan. 16, 2009 George H. Knudson Jr., 70, 808 Scott St., Goldsboro, died from terminal cancer Friday at his son's home in Waldorf, Md. Burial will take place at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on March...

RUTH J. ORFIELD

March 8, 1929-Jan. 19, 2009 WARSAW -- Ruth Jones Orfield, 79, of Warsaw, died Monday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Community Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will follow the service. Burial...

BILL TAYLOR

June 8, 1936-Jan. 19, 2009 LAGRANGE -- James Erwin "Bill" Taylor, 72, 5002 Frink School Road, died Monday. A service of remembrance will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Williams and...

EDNA W. WILSON

Died Jan. 16, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Mrs. Edna Warren Wilson, 82, of Newton Grove, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Free Will Baptist Church, Newton Grove, with the Rev. Braxton...

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

LINDA ARTIS

Died Jan. 20, 2009 Linda Artis, 62, 923 N. Center St., passed away this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with her loving children at her side. In peace, she now joins her husband, Robert Artis Sr., who passed...

PAUL J. BAILEY

Died Jan. 18, 2009 PRINCETON -- Paul Junior Bailey, 58, died Sunday. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Price Crocker Cemetery in Pine Level with pastor Blake Stallings and pastor Rodney Pearce officiating. The family...

GERALDINE BAKER

Geraldine Baker, 62, 1203 S. Andrews Ave., died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

LESSIE L. BASS

Feb. 26, 1946-Jan. 18, 2009 Dr. Lessie Louise Bass died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Goldsboro Disciple Institute with the Rev. Antonio Blow officiating. Family members will greet...

MICHAEL J. BAXLEY

LAGRANGE -- Michael J. Baxley of West Boundary Street, LaGrange, died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

DEBORAH H. BENSON

Sept. 22, 1952-Jan. 18, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Deborah Holmes Benson, 56, John Lewis Grady Road in the Oak Ridge community, died Sunday afternoon at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. A service to celebrate and remember her life...

ADA S. BOWDEN

Died Jan. 18, 2009 Mrs. Ada Stephenson Bowden, 84, of Benson, wife of Haywood Bowden, died Sunday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home in Benson with the Rev. Robert West...

ALVIN E. EDGERTON

Due to the inclement weather, the family of Alvin E. Edgerton will receive friends Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to remember Alvin at 11 a.m. in the chapel with the...

SHIRLEY GARDNER

Died Jan. 16, 2009 Shirley Gardner, 68, 713 Chestnut Circle, succumbed to the silent halls of death on Friday at Britthaven Nursing Center. Her life will be remembered and celebrated Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Church of...

BRENDA GRACE

Died Jan. 15, 2009 Brenda Grace, 55, Britthaven Nursing Center, died Thursday at Britthaven. Memorial services will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. Among her survivors are her children, Melodie Dunn of Clayton and...

WILLIAM HANDLEY JR.

July 24, 1921-Jan. 18, 2009 William Handley Jr., 87, 1195 Blankshire Road, Fayetteville, died Sunday at Woodlands Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wayne...

SALLIE E. HARRISON

May 30, 1919-Jan. 17, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Sallie Elizabeth Harrison, 89, 5472 Bryan-Hardy Road, died Saturday at Britthaven of Kinston. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Forehand and...

BRENDA T. HERRITT

Aug. 26, 1952-Jan. 18, 2009 Brenda Turnage Herritt, 56, 101 Tindale Place, a two time survivor of cancer, fought the great battle, but lost her war on Sunday with her family by her side. A funeral service will be...

CLARA LEE GURLEY HOWELL

Clara Lee Gurley Howell. 83, 1109 Edgerton St. died this morning at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

VALERIE JONES

Died Jan. 14, 2009 Valerie Jones, 49, 805 Olivia Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Philadelphia Church Ministries. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. One son survives....

CLARA P. KIRLEY

Died Jan. 18, 2009 KENLY -- Clara Pittman Kirley, 95, N.C. 222 E., Kenly, died Sunday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 a.m. at Minshew-Coley Chapel. Burial will follow at Kenly Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by...

GEORGE G. LEWIS

Aug. 20, 1935 - Jan. 19, 2009 LAGRANGE -- George Graham Lewis met his Savior face to face on Monday. A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert...

BARRY M. MCNAMEE

Died Jan. 18, 2009 Barry Michael McNamee, 68, a resident of Goldsboro and formally of Central Islip, N.Y. and Byhalia, Miss., passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the...

MARCREE STEVENS

Marcree Stevens, 72, 106 James St., Princeton, died Saturday at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

BILL TAYLOR

LAGRANGE -- James Erwin "Bill" Taylor, 72, 5002 Frink School Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

Monday, January 19, 2009

LESSIE L. BASS

Dr. Lessie Louise Bass died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DEBBIE H. BENSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Debbie Holmes Benson, 56, John Lewis Grady Road, died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

ALVIN E. EDGERTON

Sept. 27, 1922-Jan. 17, 2009 WILMINGTON -- Alvin Earl Edgerton, 86, passed away Saturday evening at his home surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by...

WILLIAM HANDLEY

William Handley, 87, died Sunday at Cape Fear Valley Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

SALLIE E. HARRISON

LAGRANGE -- Sallie Elizabeth Harrison, 89, of LaGrange, died Saturday at Britthaven of Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

BRENDA T. HERRITT

Brenda Turnage Herritt, 56, died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

DWAYNE E. HOLLAND

Jan. 23, 1964-Jan. 16, 2009 Dwayne Eric Holland, 44, 1144 Dyke Smith Road, LaGrange, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery with Dr. Terry Heath officiating. Born...

ZACHARY B. HOWELL

Died Jan. 17, 2009 CLINTON -- Zachary Bryan Howell, 19, 4964 Hobbton Highway, died Saturday in Wayne County. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Hobbton High School Auditorium in Newton Grove with minister Robert...

JUDITH DALE FINGER HUNTER

Nov. 4, 1946-Jan. 18, 2009 LOWELL -- Judith was born Nov. 4, 1946, in Durham to Zack and Hazel Finger. She passed away on Sunday. Her early years were spent in Chapel Hill, Charlotte, and Morganton. She was an...

HELEN P. JONES

April 8, 1922-Jan. 18, 2009 Helen Parker Jones, 86, 2376 Pineview Cemetery Road, Seven Springs, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at Shumate-Faulk Chapel at 3 p.m. with Dr. Jerry Jackson...

RUTH J. ORFIELD

WARSAW -- Ruth J. Orfield, 79, of Warsaw, died today at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

Sunday, January 18, 2009

ROBERT ARTIS SR.

Robert Lee Artis Sr., 67, of 923 N. Center St. died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

WILLIE G. BOONE

Died Jan. 15, 2009 Willie George Boone, 81, of Philadelphia, Pa., formerly of Magnolia, died Thursday. He was the husband of the late Janie Merritt Boone of Waycross. Funeral services will be held at the Rose Hill Funeral Home...

TONY CONWAY FANN

Died Jan. 16, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Tony Conway Fann, 66, of 9248 Lot 8, N.C. 50 E., died Friday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. today at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home Chapel...

ERMON H. GODWIN

Died Jan. 16, 2009 SPIVEY'S CORNER -- Ermon Honeycutt Godwin, 81, died Friday. The funeral will be Monday at 11 at Shady Grove O.F.W. Baptist Church with the Revs. Stephen Prescott and Barry Croom officiating. Interment will be at...

NORA BELLE TAYLOR GRANTHAM

June 12, 1920-Jan. 12, 2009 "Another servant gone to a great reward, she fought a good fight. She kept the faith and now she is gone to be with Jesus" Nora Taylor Grantham, lovingly known by her family and...

DWAYNE E. HOLLAND

Jan. 23, 1964-Jan. 16, 2009 Dwayne Eric Holland, 44, of 1144 Dyke Smith Road in La Grange, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Bobby Holland and Claire Dudley. Mr. Holland was the...

BETSY E. HOLLAND

June 22, 1931-Jan. 16, 2009 Betsy Ellis Holland, 77, passed away Friday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Betsy was born in Johnston County on June 22, 1931, to the late Ted C. Ellis and Hilda Holt Ellis. She was...

CLEO ISLER

Died Jan. 14, 2009 Cleo Isler, 76, 702 Apt. 104 Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church in LaGrange. Burial will follow in the...

MACK MCCLENNY

Died Jan. 15, 2009 CLINTON -- Mack Thomas McClenny, 79, of 1311 B. Jasper St., died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at the home of his daughter. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Crumpler-Honeycutt...

BETTY GODWIN SULLIVAN

April 10, 1944-Jan. 13, 2009 Betty Godwin Sullivan, 64, of 6661 Hickory Cross Roads Road, Princeton, died Friday evening. She was born April 10, 1944, and was the daughter of the late Leamon Harris and Bettie Holland Godwin. The...

ROBERT WHALEY

Died Jan. 16, 2009 Robert "Mack" Whaley, 62, of 1104 E. Ward Bridge Road, Kenansville, died Friday morning at Duplin General Hospital. He was the son of Coy Whaley and the late Joy Whaley. A private service will be...

Friday, January 16, 2009

MAMIE F. ALLEN

May 21, 1915-Jan. 15, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Mamie Franck Haywood Allen, 93, died early Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Atwood and...

LOUVENIA N. BUCHANNON

Died Jan. 15, 2009 Louvenia Nettie Evans Buchannon, 84, died Thursday at Autumn Care in Marion. The funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday at Casey Funeral Home. Burial will be at Silas Lucas Sr. Cemetery in...

NAZARETH COX SR.

Died Jan. 10, 2009 Nazareth Cox Sr., 86, 705 Isler St., passed away peacefully Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He will be eulogized Saturday at 1 p.m. at White Oak Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church with Elder...

ROBINETTE M. CROFT

Robinette Martin Croft, 71, formerly of Princeton, died Thursday at Magnolia Living Center in Dunn. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

MELBA J. DAVIS

Nov. 28, 1939-Jan. 13, 2009 "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want." Psalm 23:1 Melba Davis, 69, 305 S. Oleander Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at...

SHIRLEY GARDNER

Shirley Gardner, 68, Britthaven Nursing Center, died Friday at Britthaven. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

BRENDA GRACE

Brenda Grace, 55, Britthaven Nursing Center, died Thursday at Britthaven. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

NORA T. GRANTHAM

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Mrs. Nora Taylor Grantham, 4147 Highway 70 E., died Monday at Sinai Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CLEO ISLER

Died Jan. 14, 2009 Cleo Isler, 76, 702 Apt. 104 Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church in LaGrange. Burial will follow in the...

JACKIE C. LASSITER

Nov. 13, 1955-Jan. 14, 2009 PRINCETON -- Jackie Cleveland Lassiter, 53, passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Lewis Forsythe,...

MACK T. MCCLENNY

Mack Thomas McClenny, 79, 1311 B. Jasper St., Clinton, died Thursday at his daughter's home. Arrangements are incomplete at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home in Clinton....

DOT STRICKLAND

Sept. 23, 1939-Jan. 14, 2009 Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Daly Strickland, 69, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday evening surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Funeral services will be held Saturday at...

HAROLD WEBBER

April 10, 1928-Jan. 14, 2009 James Harold Webber, 80, passed away early Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 at New Hope Friends Church with Bill Garner...

ROBERT M. WHALEY

Robert McMillan Whaley, 62, Kenansville, died this morning at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangments are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

Thursday, January 15, 2009

MAMIE ALLEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mamie Allen, 93, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ADELLE T. CHESTNUTT

Aug. 7, 1922-Jan. 14, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Mary Adelle Thomas Chestnutt, 86, passed away Wednesday afternoon at the Brian Center surrounded by her family. The family will receive friends Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at First Pentecostal Holiness...

NAZARETH COX SR.

Died Jan. 10, 2009 Nazareth Cox Sr. 86, 705 Isler St., passed away peacefully Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He will be eulogized Saturday at 1 p.m. at White Oak Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church with Elder...

LON DAWSON

Feb. 28, 1933-Jan. 14, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Seth Alonza "Lon" Dawson, 75, of LaGrange, died Wednesday. A service of remembrance will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Broadwell officiating. A private...

CLEO ISLER

Cleo Isler, 76, 702 Apt. 104 Spence Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

VALERIE JONES

Valerie Jones, 49, 805 Olivia Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

JACKIE LASSITER

PRINCETON - Jackie Lassiter, 53, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOT STRICKLAND

Dorothy "Dot" Daly Strickland, 69, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAROLD WEBBER

April 10, 1928-Jan. 14, 2009 James Harold Webber, 80, passed away early Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at New Hope Friends Church with Bill...

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

RHONDA C. BLAND

May, 10, 1930-Jan. 12, 2009 WARSAW -- Rhonda Cotton Bland, of Warsaw, died in Wilmington Monday. The family will receive friends tonight at 7 at the family home, 120 E. Hill St., Warsaw. Funeral services will be held Thursday...

REV. C. McGEE CREECH

Nov. 30, 1935-Jan. 12, 2009 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. Clyde McGee Creech, 73, 695 LaGrange Road, died Monday. A service of remembrance will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Williams,...

ISAAC R. DANIEL SR.

Died Jan. 8, 2009 Isaac Randolph Daniel Sr. died on Jan. 8, 2009, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. He was 90 years old. Mr. Daniel was born in Fremont. He was married to the late Ruth C....

MELBA J. DAVIS

Melba Jean Davis, 69, 301 S. Oleander Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

MARTHA W. MILLS

Died Jan. 12, 2009 Mrs. Martha Whitehurst Mills, 81, died Monday. The funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Pinewood Memorial Park. Mrs. Mills, daughter of...

CAROL C. PEARCE

March 4, 1951-Jan. 12, 2009 Elizabeth Carol Carter Pearce, 57, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with pastor Jeff Toler officiating. Burial...

HOOVER L. PIERCE

Nov. 6, 1928-Jan. 12, 2009 Hoover Lee Pierce, 80, Old Smithfield Road, Princeton, died Monday at Kitty Askins. Funeral services will be conducted tonight at 7 at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Rose Hicks officiating. The...

RUBY P. PLAYER

April 13, 1933-Jan. 12, 2009 Mrs. Ruby Pope Player, 75, passed away Monday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. in the...

HAROLD WEBBER

J. Harold Webber, 80, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

HAZEL E. BARNES

Dec. 15. 1920-Jan. 8, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Hazel Edgerton Barnes, 88, 1289 LaGrange Road, passed away Thursday evening at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home,...

RHONDA C. BLAND

Rhonda Cotton Bland, 78, died Monday at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JADYN E. BORDEAUX

Died Jan. 11, 2009 Jason and Sarah Smith Bordeaux announce the birth and death of their daughter, Jadyn Elizabeth Bordeaux at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen...

MILDRED W. BRADY

Mildred Wolfgong Brady, 83, died Friday, Jan. 2 at Johnston Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Casey Funeral Home....

ELLEN P. BRINKLEY

Died Jan. 9, 2009 Ellen Patrice Brinkley, 51, 546 New Hope Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Northwest "A" Tabernackle in Trenton, with the Rev. Gwendolyn Haddock officiating. Burial will follow...

CLYDE M. CREECH

LAGRANGE -- Rev. Clyde McGee Creech, 73, 695 LaGrange Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangments are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

ISAAC R. DANIEL SR.

Died Jan. 8, 2009 Isaac Randolph Daniel Sr. died on Jan. 8, 2009, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. He was 90 years old. Mr. Daniel was born in Fremont. He was married to the late Ruth C....

WILLIAM C. HOWELL

Nov. 4, 1921-Jan. 11, 2009 William Claxton "Billy" Howell, 87, passed away Sunday afternoon at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held today at 2 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Bailey and...

NANCY M. OUTLAW

Nov. 25, 1955-Jan. 11, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nancy Marion Outlaw, 53, of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, died Sunday after a courageous battle with a brain tumor. Born on Nov. 25, 1955, Nancy was a lifelong...

JOANN C. PARKER

Dec. 31, 1939-Jan. 11, 2009 KINSTON -- Joann Criss Parker, 69, of Kinston, died Sunday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rock Hill Baptist Church, Stafford, Va. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. She was born Dec....

ELIZABETH C. PEARCE

Elizabeth Carol Carter Pearce, 57, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RUBY P. PLAYER

Ruby Pope Player, 75, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HOOVER L. PRICE

Hoover Lee Pierce, 80, 3162 Old Smithfield Road, Princeton, died Monday at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

BRUCE WORRELL

Feb. 22, 1913-Jan. 11, 2009 Mr. Bruce Worrell, 95, of the Elroy Community, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with Bill Garner officiating....

Monday, January 12, 2009

MARTHA V. BRANKSI

Died Jan. 10, 2009 Martha Victoria Bartlett Branski passed to her eternal life on Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital at the age of 86. A service to remember Martha will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral...

ROBERT CARLSON

Feb. 21, 1965-Dec. 26, 2008 Robert Carlson, 43, Seven Springs, died Dec. 26, 2008, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Burial was held at Conn-Samons Cemetery in Dana, Ky. He was born on Feb. 21, 1965, in Omaha, Neb. to...

ISAAC R. DANIEL SR.

Died Jan. 8, 2009 Isaac Randolph Daniel Sr., 90, died Thursday at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensecola, Fla. Mr. Daniel was born in Fremont. He was married to the late Ruth C. Daniel for over 50 years. Mr. Daniel...

RICHARD P. DENISE

Died Jan. 10, 2009 Richard Patterson Denise, 76, passed away on Saturday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Interment will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Westview Cemetery,...

WILLIAM G. DILLARD

Oct. 13, 1928-Jan. 11, 2009 William Gordon "Bill" Dillard, 80, 101 Border Lane in the Rosewood Community, died Sunday at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hollywood Cemetery in Middlesex with the...

EDITH MAE ELLIS

Sept. 7, 1925-Jan. 10, 2009 Edith Mae Galloway Ellis, 83, 102 Muriel Hooks Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held at a later date to be announced. Born in Chester, S.C., she was the...

WILLIAM C. HOWELL

Nov. 4, 1921-Jan. 11, 2008 William Claxton "Billy" Howell, 87, passed away Sunday afternoon at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Bailey...

NANCY M. OUTLAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nancy M. Outlaw, 53, 554 Scott's Store Road, wife of Gene Outlaw, died Sunday evening at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JOANN E. PARKER

KINSTON -- Joann E. Parker, Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

LOUISE G. PARKS

Died Jan. 10, 2009 Louise Ginn Parks, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev....

JUSTIN E. PERRY

Nov. 27, 1944-Jan. 8, 2009 KINSTON -- Justin Earl Perry, 64, Kinston, died Thursday. A service of remembrance was held Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Bradley officiating. Justin was...

WILLIAM PRICE

Aug. 10, 1948-Jan. 10, 2009 William "Buster" Price, 60, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Price, better known as "Buster," was a native of Wayne County born on Aug. 10, 1948, to Lessie Martin Price of...

MARJORIE P. RADFORD

March 3, 1930-Jan. 10, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Marjorie Pierce Radford, 78, died Saturday afternoon in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted tonight at 7 at Nahunta Friends Meeting. The family will receive friends immediately following the service...

MARGARET J. WOLFE

Died Jan. 2, 2009 Margaret J. Wolfe, 92, Eldercrest Nursing Center, Nunhall, Pa., mother of Peggie Hare of Pikeville, died Jan. 2, 2009....

BRUCE WORRELL

Bruce Worrell died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, January 11, 2009

HAZEL EDGERTON BARNES

Dec. 15, 2008-Jan. 8, 2009 LaGRANGE -- Hazel Edgerton Barnes, 88, of 1289 LaGrange Road, passed away on Thursday evening at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of...

ROBERT CARLSON

Feb. 21, 1965-Dec. 26, 2008 Robert Carlson, 43, of Seven Springs died Dec. 26, 2008, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Burial was in Conn-Samons Cemetery in Dana, Ky. He was born on Feb. 21, 1965, in Omaha, Neb. to...

KATHERINE COLEY

Katherine Michelle Bryant Coley, 43, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Goldsboro, died. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

NAZARETH COX

Nazareth Cox, 86, of 705 Isler St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

JENNIE B. DANIELS

Sept. 19, 1919-Jan. 8, 2009 Jennie Braswell Daniels, 89, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Mama," of 304 Bright St., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted...

EDITH ELLIS

Edith Ellis, 83, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DARRELL L. HOUCK

April 13, 1957-Dec. 23, 2008 Darrell L. Houck, 51, of LaGrange, formerly of Altoona, Pa., died Tuesday as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Altoona to the late Richard E. and Marjorie J. Jenkins Huock...

MALL MUURSEPP

Mall Muursepp, 98, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DORA PERRY

Aug. 25, 1934-Jan. 8, 2009 Dora Perry, 75, of 2681 N.C. Hwy. 55 W., Mount Olive, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, Jan. 12,...

WILLIAM 'BUSTER' PRICE

William "Buster" Price, 60, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DONALD N. SIMMONS

Died Jan. 9, 2008 FOUR OAKS -- Donald Nathan Simmons, infant son of Donald Arron Simmons and Stephanie Lee Young Simmons, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Monday at 4 p.m. at Holly...

GRACE CARTER STEVENSON

March 13, 1924-Jan. 9, 2009 Grace Carter Stevenson, 84, a resident of the Pines, passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour...

MARGIE WILLIAMSON TAYLOR

Died Jan. 4, 2009 Margie Williamson Taylor, 57, died Sunday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Best Chapel Church. Interment will follow in Grant Chapel Church Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, James Taylor Jr.; and one...

Friday, January 9, 2009

MARY KAY ARTIS

Died Jan. 6, 2009 Mary Kay Artis, 62, 100 Wingspread Drive, departed this earthly stay Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be remembered and celebrated Sunday at 3 p.m. at Original Tabernacle of Prayer Church with Apostle...

HAZEL EDGERTON BARNES

Dec. 15. 1920-Jan. 8, 2008 LaGRANGE -- Hazel Edgerton Barnes, 88, of 1289 LaGrange Road, passed away on Thursday evening at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of...

ROBERT ANDREW BEACH

April 12, 1942-Jan. 6, 2009 Robert "Bob" Andrew Beach, 66, of Princeton died Tuesday evening at Johnston Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 9, 2009 at 6 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home. He was born...

JENNIE BRASWELL DANIELS

Jennie Braswell Daniels, 89, of 304 Bright St. died Thursday at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and Mrs. Daniels' professional service has been entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ESTHER S. GOODMAN

Oct. 10, 1941-Jan. 7, 2009 Esther Stephens Goodman, 183 Gurley Ave., died early Wednesday morning at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church with the...

WILLIAM GRADY

Died Jan. 9, 2009 WARSAW -- William "Bill" Grady, 79, of Warsaw, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home with the...

ESSIE M. JACKSON

Died Jan. 4, 2008 TURKEY -- Essie Mae Jackson, 69, of Brooklyn, N.Y. formerly of Sampson County, died Sunday at Interfaith Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Greater Six Runs Baptist Church...

REGINALD KORNEGAY

Dec. 24, 1958-Jan. 6, 2009 Reginald Kornegay, 1110 Atlantic Ave., died suddenly Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ, Highway 117 North, with Pastor Kenneth Vaughn...

NICIE O. MURRAY

Died Jan. 7, 2009 Nicie Ophelia Murray, 77, 150 Newton Road, Teachey, died Wednesday at Cape Fear Hospice Center. There will be a funeral service Saturday at 11 a.m. at Adoram Baptist Church in Wallace. Burial will follow in...

ETHEL H. ORVIN

Aug. 12, 1934-Jan. 7, 2009 LAURENS, S.C. -- Ethel Herring Orvin, 74, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009 at Laurens County Hospital in Clinton, S.C. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of...

DORA PERRY

Dora Perry, 75 of 2681 N.C. Hwy. 55 W., Mount Olive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NAOMI C. ROYALL

Died Jan. 5, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Naomi Cobbs Royall, 84, of 217 E. Franklin St. died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. from the St. Mark FWB Church with Bishop...

Thursday, January 8, 2009

ROBERT A. BEACH

Robert "Bob" Andrew Beach, 66, Princeton, died Tuesday at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

DONNELL BEST

Feb. 14, 1945-Jan. 5, 2009 BALTIMORE, Md. -- Mr. Donnell Best, 63, 7402 Upsher St., Landover, Md., entered into eternal rest on Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at noon at...

MILDRED W. BRADY

Mildred Wolfgong Brady, 83, died Friday at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Casey Funeral Home....

ELOIS B. CARLTON

Died Jan. 5, 2009 Elois Berkley Carlton, 50, 218 House St., passed away Monday at Duke University Medical Center. Her life will be celebrated Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Christ Centered Church with apostle Dennis Jacobs officiating. She will...

ISAAC R. DANIEL SR.

FREMONT -- Isaac Randolph Daniel Sr., 90, died this morning at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

ESTHER GOODMAN

Esther Goodman, 67, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM A. GURLEY JR.

Died Jan. 6, 2009 KENLY -- William Anderson Gurley Jr., 92, Highway 581 N., passed away Tuesday morning Jan. 6, 2009, from a car accident. He was the son of the late William Anderson and Lula Radford Gurley. Mr....

CURTIS L. JONES

June 13,1930-Jan. 6, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Curtis L. "Pete" Jones, 78, 1589 N.C. Highway 55 W., died Tuesday at his home. Funeral services for Mr. Jones will be held Friday at 11 am at Tyndall Funeral Home, with...

ADELL T. JONES

April 12, 1926-Jan. 6, 2009 ALBERTSON -- Adell Turner Jones, 82, 1935 Red Hill Road, died peacefully at her home early Tuesday morning. She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Eva Summerlin Turner. Funeral services will be...

HENRY E. MELDIN

Died Jan. 6, 2009 SELMA -- Henry Elbert Meldin, 88, 110 Hinnant Road, died Tuesday at his home. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Parrish Funeral Home Chapel in Selma with the Rev. Harold Medlin officiating....

NICIE MURRAY

Nicie Murray, 150 Newton Road, Teachey, died Wednesday at Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

ALICE S. NEWCOMB

Feb. 26, 1936-Jan. 7, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Alice Sipfle Cooper Newcomb, 72, passed away Wednesday morning at her home. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with the Rev....

ETHEL ORVIN

Ethel Orvin, 73, died Wednesday at Lawrence County Health Care in Clinton, South Carolina. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAROLD M. POPE SR.

March 20, 1925-Jan. 7, 2009 MAGNOLIA -- Harold Melvin Pope Sr., 83, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A visitation will be held tonight from 7 to 9 at Community Funeral Home of Rose Hill and at other...

EDNA MAE STOKES

Died Jan. 7, 2009 NEWARK, N.J. -- Edna Mae Stokes, 78, 514 Clinton Ave, Newark, N.J., formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday at Beth Israel Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home...

CHRISTINE SUTTON

Died Jan. 2, 2009 Christine Sutton, 73, 101-B Erwin Drive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Little Rock Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Fremont Cemetery. Seven...

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

MARY KAY ARTIS

Mary Kay Artis, 62, 100 Wingspread Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

DONNELL BEST

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Mr. Donnell Best, 63, 7402 Upsher St., Landover, Md., died Monday at University of Maryland Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIAM A. GURLEY

KENLY -- William Anderson Gurley, 92, died Tuesday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

ADELL T. JONES

April 12, 1926-Jan. 6, 2009 ALBERTSON -- Adell Turner Jones, 82, 1935 Red Hill Road, died early Tuesday at home. Services wlll be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel in Mount Olive. Burial will follow in...

CURTIS L. JONES

June 13, 1930-Jan. 6, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Curtis L. "Pete" Jones, 78, 1589 N.C. Highway 55 W., Mount Olive, died Tuesday at his home. The Jones family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home on Thursday from 6...

REGINALD KORNEGAY

Reginald Kornegay, 50, 1110 Atlantic Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JAMES V. MURRAY

Died Jan. 5, 2009 James Virdus Murray, 83, Greenevers Community, died Monday at his home. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, Friday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Reginald A. Wells officiating....

RUBY S. OVERMAN

Sept. 18, 1921-Jan. 6, 2009 LUCAMA -- Ruby Stancil Overman, 88, died Tuesday in Wilson. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel. Family will receive friends after the funeral service. Mrs. Overman...

HAROLD M. POPE SR.

MAGNOLIA -- Harold Melvin Pope Sr., 83, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

DORA L. SEAY

Died Jan. 3, 2009 Funeral services for Dora L. Seay, 59, formerly of Goldsboro, will be held Saturday at noon at Goldsboro Free Will Baptist Church, Ben Brewington Court, with elder James Collins and minister Ann Hatch officiating. Burial...

JAMES O. WILLIAMS

Died Jan. 6, 2008 TURKEY -- James Oliver Williams, 78, Pine Ridge Road, died Tuesday at his home. Graveside services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Pinecrest Cemetery, Warsaw. Visitation will be held Thursday from 7 to...

GEORGE A. WILLIAMS

Died Jan. 6, 2009 George Allen Williams, 40, 365 Durham Lake Road, Dudley, died Tuesday at his residence. A private memorial will be held at a later date. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of W. Myrtle...

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

JOHN E. BARFIELD SR.

Died Jan. 3, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- John Ellis Barfield Sr., 76, 198 Lee's Country Club Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Celebration of life services will be held Wednesday at noon at Goldsboro-Raleigh Assembly with Dr. L.D....

LINDA W. BARTLETT

Dec. 31, 1943-Jan. 3, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Linda Weaver Bartlett, 100 Bartlett Road, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 at Antioch Free Will Baptist Church, 1407 Antioch Church Road,...

ELOIS CARLTON

Elois Carlton, 50, 218 House St., died Monday at Duke University Medical Center, Durham. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

BRENDA F. COX

Died Jan. 1, 2009 Brenda Faye Cox, 43, Spring Lake, died Thursday at Betsy Johnson Hospital. A funeral chapel service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Adcock Funeral Home Chapel in Spring Lake. Burial will follow at...

BARNEY CREWS

Nov. 26, 1931-Jan. 4, 2009 Barney Crews, 77, 101 S. Allegheny Place, Dudley, died Sunday at his residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park....

NAOMI C. ROYALL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Naomi Cobb Royall, 84, 217 E. Franklin St., died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

JAMES O. WILLIAMS

TURKEY -- James Oliver Williams, 78, died today at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

GEORGE A. WILLIAMS

George Allen Williams, 365 Durham Lake Road, Dudley, died today at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Monday, January 5, 2009

FREDDIE ADAMS SR.

June 13, 1934-Jan. 4, 2009 Freddie Adams Sr., 74, passed away Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Coker Memorial Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church...

DONNELL E. ANDERS

Feb. 23, 1939-Jan. 4, 2009 Donnell Elisha Anders, 69, 159 Potts Road in Dudley, died Sunday at his residence. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the...

LINDA W. BARTLETT

Dec. 31, 1943-Jan. 3, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Linda Weaver Bartlett, 100 Bartlett Road, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, with her family by her side. Her 30-year courageous battle with cancer was won as she now rests...

TREVOR BARWICK

Died Jan. 3, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Harold Edward Barwick and Nicole V. Arrostuto announce the birth and death of a son, Trevor J. Barwick, on Saturday. A graveside service will be held today at 3 p.m. in Pineview...

LUCY P. CARTER

Died Jan. 3, 2009 Lucy Poythress Carter passed away on Saturday evening at SunBridge for Mount Olive. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Sutton and...

BARNEY CREWS

Barney Crews, 77, 101 S. Allegheny Place in Dudley, died Sunday at his residence. Family members will be at the home of his son, Johnny Crews, 120 Kelly Springs Road, Dudley, N.C. 28333. Arrangements are incomplete are at Shumate-Faulk...

MICHAEL EDWARDS

Nov. 9, 1955-Jan. 2, 2009 VIRGINIA BEACH -- Michael "Byrd" Edwards, 53, 1100 block of Nipigon Circle, died Friday at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. A funeral will be held today at 11 at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 2804...

Sunday, January 4, 2009

JOHN E. BARFIELD SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- John E. Barfield Sr., 76, of 198 Lee's Country Club Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

JAMES A. BOWDEN

Jan. 25, 1939- Jan. 2, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mr. Bowden, 69, died Friday morning at his home at 147 Durwood Holmes Lane in the Summerlin Crossroads Community. Funeral services for James Arthur "Tiny" Bowden will be held tonight...

WILLIAM PERRY FENNELL

Nov. 13, 1933-Dec. 30, 2008 William Perry Fennell, of 128 Old Warsaw Road, Kenansville, transitioned on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Duke Hospice at the Meadowlands, Hillsborough, following a lengthy illness. He was born on Nov. 13, 1933 in...

JOYCE JONES MITCHELL

Sept. 25, 1934-Jan. 2, 2009 Joyce Jones Mitchell, 74, passed away on Friday afternoon at the Sterling House. Joyce was born in Wayne County on Sept. 25, 1934, to the late Laney Jones and Nola Hollingsworth Jones. She was...

ROBERT C. PAYTON

Died Dec. 29, 2008 CLINTON -- Robert C. Payton, 63, 105 Royal Lane Apt. 119, formerly of Greenville, died Monday at home. The funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary F.W.B. Church in Greenville. Interment will...

ESSIE B. SPENCER

March 21, 1918-Jan. 3, 2009 Essie Batten Spencer, 90, passed away in Britthaven of Ayden on Saturday. She was the daughter of the late Sam and Martha Batten and was married to the late Roy Spencer. Graveside services will...

BOBBY DOLTON STITH

April 6, 1937-Jan. 1, 2009 Bobby Dolton Stith, 71, of Topsail Beach, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009 at Cape Fear Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at Emma Anderson Memorial Chapel...

CHRISTINE SUTTON

Christine Sutton, 73, of 101 B. Erwin Drive, died Friday at the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

FELICITA R. TORRES

Died Dec. 31, 2008 ROSE HILL -- Felicita Robels Torres, 80, died Wednesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home Chapel, Warsaw. One child survives....

RODNEY J. WILSON

Died Jan. 2, 2008 Rodney James Wilson, 70, of 304 Lorease Drive, Dudley, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. His life will be remembered and celebrated Tuesday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of...

Friday, January 2, 2009

JAMES BOWDEN

James "Teeny" Bowden, of the Summerlin Crossroads community, died today at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Tyndall Funeral Home....

ROBERT E. FIELDS

July 16, 1927-Jan. 1, 2009 LaGRANGE -- Robert Earl "Bobby" Fields, 81, of LaGrange, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at 2 p.m. from Mewborn Family Cemetery with the Rev. Ronnie...

EDNA MOONEYHAN GOFF

Jan. 15, 1935-Jan. 2, 2009 Edna Mooneyhan Goff, 73, passed away early Friday morning surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Revs. Bill Cotton and Billy Toler officiating....

SAFORNIA A. HINES

Aug. 27, 1959-Dec. 27, 2008 Safornia Ann Hines, 49, lovingly known by her family and church friends as "Cookie," of 900 Newsome St., Goldsboro, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services...

BLANCHE M. HOWELL

Sept. 28, 1910-Dec. 31, 2008 Blanche Moore Howell, 98, of Stantonsburg, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Vance Harrell will officiate. A graveside...

HILTON LEE

Died Dec. 30, 2008 Hilton Lee, 66, of 9211 Staurt Lane, Clinton, Md., formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday in Southern Maryland Hospital, Clinton, Md. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel....

LESLIE LEE SANDERSON

Died Dec. 31, 2008 DEEP RUN -- Leslie Lee Sanderson, 73, died on Wednesday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Pleasant Hill Christian Church Cemetery. He is survived by...

EDNA M. STOKES

Edna Mae Stokes, 78, of 514 Clinton Ave., Newark, N.J., formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday at Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, N.J. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

JOHNNIE L. TROUBLEFIELD

Died Dec. 29, 2008 WARSAW -- Johnnie Lee Troublefield, 65, of 513 S. Pine St., died Monday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Prayer of Faith Evangelistic Church with Elder Levoin...

LARRY T. WILDER SR.

Died Dec. 30, 2008 Larry Thomas Wilder Sr., 58, 310 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, peacefully passed away Tuesday at his residence surrounded by his family. His life will be remembered and celebrated Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the LBJ Center...

DANIEL G. WILLIAMS SR.

Jan. 24, 1923-Jan. 1, 2009 Daniel Guion Williams Sr., 85, of Rains Cross Roads, died peacefully at his home on Jan. 1, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, with viewing between 2 and...

RODNEY J. WILSON

Rodney James Wilson, 70, of Lorease Drive, Dudley died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

Thursday, January 1, 2009

LILLIE H. BOWDEN

June 30, 1928-Dec. 29, 2008 Mother Lillie H. Bowden, 80 lovingly known by her family as "Tam" entered into eternal rest Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The service of triumph and homegoing will be held Saturday at 1...

LETHA M. BRYANT

Aug. 14, 1923-Dec. 26, 2008 Evangelist Letha Moore Bryant was born in Wayne County on Aug. 14, 1923 to the late Mallie Moore and the late Ida Atkinson Moore. She departed this life on Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, in...

DR. OLIVER B. COPE

June 16, 1916-Dec. 29, 2008 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dr. Oliver B. Cope, 92, died at Deerfield Retirement Community at Asheville on Monday, Dec. 29, 2008. He was husband of the late Patty Olivia Jones Cope, formerly of Mount Olive....

WILLIAM P. FENNELL

Died Dec. 30, 2008 William P. Fennell, 75, Kenansville, died Tuesday at Hospice of Middleland at Hillsborough. He was the son of the late Joseph and Eula Lee Fennell, and is survived by two daughters. Funeral will be noon...

WOODY M. HARRIS

A memorial service for Woody M.Harris, 68, Colonial Heights, Va., formerly of Newton Grove, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel, Newton Grove, with the Rev. Tim Raven officiating....

HILTON LEE

Died Dec. 30, 2008 Hilton Lee, 66, 9211 Staurt Lane, Clinton, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Southern Maryland Hospital, Clinton. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery....

FELICITA R. TORRES

Felicita R. Torres, 80, Rose Hill, died Wednesday at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LARRY T. WILDER JR.

March 20, 1950-Dec. 30, 2008 Larry Thomas Wilder Jr., 58, 310 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, peacefully passed away Tuesday at his residence surrounded by his family. His life will be remembered and celebrated Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the LBJ...