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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

GERALDINE F. HICKS

Died March 30, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Geraldine Forehand Hicks, 91, 865 Airport Road, died Monday. A service to celebrate her life will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Hollowell,...

DORIS A. HONRINE

Died March 30, 2009 CLINTON -- Mrs. Doris Adell Honrine, 78, 465 King Road, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Crumpler-Honeycutt Fun-eral Home Chapel with the Rev....

CURTIS N. ROBINSON

June 16 1945-March 28, 2009 GRANTHAM -- Curtis Neal Robinson, 63, 4342 U.S. 13 South, died Saturday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Halls Funeral Home in Halls,...

GILBERT A. SULLIVAN

Died March 28, 2009 Gilbert Alphous Sullivan, 88, of Gardens of Pamlico, formerly of Camp Jo Jane, died Saturday at Craven Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Alamance Memorial Park...

EULA W. THOMPSON

Feb. 24, 1917-March 29, 2009 Eula West Thompson, 92, passed away Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Eureka Cemetery with the Rev. Eddie McKeel officiating. Eula was born...

Monday, March 30, 2009

JOYCE ANN ATKINSON

Died March 27, 2009 Joyce Ann Atkinson, 157 Arrowheart Drive, Prince-ton, died Friday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at noon at St. Stephens Disciple Church Princeton. A wake will be held at 11 a.m....

JAMES A. BROCK

James Alfred Brock, 87, of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

BRENDA K. GRIFFIN

Brenda K. Griffin, 52, 112 Kornegay Drive, Rollingwood Estates, Dudley, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries., Goldsboro....

REGINALD DEAN HICKS

Died March 24, 2009 Reginald Dean Hicks, 57, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Washington, D.C. Graveside services will be held Friday at the Veterans Cemetery in Washing-ton, D.C. He was the son of the late...

PATRICIA ANN HOGGE

March 18, 1938-March 27, 2009 Mrs. Patricia Ann Still Hogge, 71, passed away on Friday at Duke Medical Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church with the...

HARVEY B. JOHNSON

Harvey B. Johnson, 86, died this morning at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DR. WILLIAM E. PLUMMER SR.

June 16, 1924-March 28, 2009 Dr. William Evander Plummer Sr., 84, passed away on Saturday at his home surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends during the visitation beginning at 1 p.m. The memorial service will be...

EULA WEST THOMPSON

Eula West Thompson, 92, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOROTHY MAE TIMMONS

May 18, 1938-March 28, 2009 Dorothy Mae Timmons, 70, 307 S. Herman St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life for Mrs. Timmons will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, 708...

Sunday, March 29, 2009

SMITHY LOUISE ALSOP

Died March 22, 2009 Smithy Louise Alsop, 82, a resident of the Britthaven Nursing Home died Sunday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries...

RUTHIE LEE BAKER

Feb. 25, 1937-March 26, 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." Ruthie Lee Baker, lovingly known by...

FRANCIS H. BATSON II

Nov. 5, 1946-March 27, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Francis Hollingsworth Batson II, 62, passed away Friday at Wake Medical Center. A service to celebrate Francis' life will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

ALTHEA B. CHESTNUTT

Died March 27, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Althea B. Chestnutt, 85, died Friday. The funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Brownings United Methodist Church with the Rev. Leland Heath and the Rev. Lester Bissette. Interment will be...

VIRGINIA D. CRUMPLER

Died March 28, 2009 Virginia Deans Crumpler, 96, died Saturday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro. The Rev. Neal Wingfield will officiate...

DORIS R. DAVIS

Died March 26, 2009 DUDLEY -- Doris Ruby Davis, 79, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Charles G. Davis and one son. Graveside services will today at 2 p.m. at Upper Black Creek...

ALBERT ELLIOTT

Died March 26, 2009 Albert "Al" Elliott, 60 of 104 Connie's Walk, Dudley died Thursday at his residence. His wife Margaret D. Elliott and three children survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Tabernacle...

ALMA FRANCES GRIFFIN

Died March 26, 2009 Alma Frances Griffin, 80, passed died Thursday. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Johnson Funerals and Cremations on English Road in Rocky Mount....

LUCINDA P. GURLEY

Sept. 23, 1956-March 27, 2009 CLINTON -- Lucinda "Cindy" Parnell Gurley, 52, left this earthy life the morning of Friday at her home and went to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. A service to celebrate her life...

FANNIE E. HARE

Died March 28, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Fannie Edmundson Hare, 94, of 664 Nahunta Road, died Saturday morning at Countryside Living. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Grove FWB Church with the Rev. Barry Stallings and the...

PATRICIA ANN HOGGE

March 18, 1938-March 27, 2009 Mrs. Patricia Ann Still Hogge, 71, passed away on Friday at Duke Medical Center. A mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church with the...

AMOS J. JOHNSON

Jan. 10, 1938-March 27, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Amos James Johnson Jr., 71, of 714 Club Knolls Road, died Friday at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount...

JIMMIE GRAY LEONARD

Died March 27, 2008 NASHVILLE -- Jimmie Gray Leonard, 77, died Friday. Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funeral and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.johnsonfuneralsandcremations.com....

FORREST MYLES

Forrest Myles, 51, of 317 Wayne Ave., died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

SYBIL PARKER PINYATELLO

June 5, 1918-March 25, 2009 The family will receive friends today from 2 until 3:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel. The Rev. Tim Turner will officiate. Burial will follow...

CURTIS ROBINSON

Curtis Robinson, 63, of 4342 U.S. Hwy. 13 S., died Saturday at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Funeral arrangements with Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive are incomplete....

CURTIS ROBINSON

Curtis Robinson, 63, of 4342 U.S. Hwy. 13 S., died Saturday at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Funeral arrangements with Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive are incomplete....

ELLA M. ROBINSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ella Marie Robinson, 87, of 518 E. Hillsboro St., died Wednesday at SunBridge Nursing Center. She was the daughter of the late John and Cassie Ward. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at...

DORTHALENE B. ROSE

Died March 27, 2009 SELMA -- Dorthalene Batten Rose, 80, passed away on Friday. Preceding her in death was her husband, Clyde Genell Rose and a granddaughter, Tonya Merritt. Mrs. Rose is survived by two daughters, Linda Rose Merritt...

DOROTHY TIMMONS

Dorothy Timmons, 70, of 307 South Herman St. died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

DOROTHY TIMMONS

Dorothy Timmons, 70, of 307 South Herman St. died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

Friday, March 27, 2009

RUTHIE L. BAKER

Ruthie Lee Baker, 72, 353 Vinson Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ATLAS L. BAKER

Died March 26, 2009 Atlas L. Baker, 82, died Thursday. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Johnson Funerals and Cremations on English Road. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at...

MELVINA H. CRUMPLER

Died March 26, 2009 Melvina H. Crumpler, 94, died Thursday morning at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home in Goldsboro with the Rev. Paul Weaver officiating. Burial will follow...

PEGGY D. DAUGHTRY

Died March 19, 2009 FAISON -- Peggy D. Daughtry, 58, Nine Manchester Place, Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Sampson County, died March 19, 2009, at Montgomery Hospice Casey House, Rockville, Md. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30...

DORIS R. DAVIS

Aug. 30, 1929-March 26, 2009 DUDLEY -- Doris Ruby Davis, 79, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Davis was born in Wilson County on Aug. 30, 1929, to the late Charlie and Rosa Langston Proctor. She is...

ALBERT ELLIOTT

Albert Elliott, 60, 104 Connies Walk, Dudley, died Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

ALMA F. GRIFFIN

Alma Frances Griffin, 80, died March 26, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete at Johnson Funerals and Cremations....

LILLE MAE EDMUNDSON HARRIS

Funeral services for Lillie Mae Edmundson Harris will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Turner Swamp Primitive Baptist Church, Eureka Township, with bishop Percell Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. A viewing will be held...

REGINALD DEAN HICKS

Reginald Dean Hicks, 51, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are incomplete....

HILDA G. JOYNER

Sept 5, 1946-March 24, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Hilda "Pat" Gray Joyner, 62, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in...

SYBIL P. PINYATELLO

June 5, 1918-March 25, 2009 Sybil Parker Pinyatello, 90, passed away Wednesday evening at the home of her daughter in Walstonburg. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a...

EDWARD E. ROBERTS

Funeral services for Mr. Edward Eugene Roberts will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at White Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church with pastor Daniel Uzzell officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Roberts is survived by his wife,...

LYNDON T. ROUSE

Dec. 19, 1963-March 25, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Lyndon Townes Rouse, 45, of LaGrange, died Wednesday. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Chris Singleton officiating. Townes was born Dec. 19, 1963,...

Thursday, March 26, 2009

RUSSELL BEST

Died March 21, 2009 Russell Best, 69, 404 E. Holly St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Jackson officiating. Burial...

GERTRUDE A. COX

Died March 24, 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." Mrs. Gertrude A. Cox, lovingly known by...

MELVINA H. CRUMPLER

Melvina H. Crumpler, 94, died this morning at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ROBERTA B. DAVIS

Died March 21, 2009 Roberta Barnes Davis, 60, Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at her residence. A service to celebrate the life of Roberta will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church, 2110...

HILDA G. JOYNER

Sept. 5 1946-March 24, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Hilda "Pat" Gray Joyner, 62, passed away Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Mrs. Joyner was born in Wilson County on Sept. 5, 1946, to the late L.D. and Velda...

CALLIE G. MCMILLAN

Nov. 18, 1917-March 23, 2009 Callie Garris McMillan, 91, passed away at the home of her daughter in Swartz Creek, Mich., on Monday evening. The family will receive friends on Friday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral...

IRENE M. MOORE

Died March 20, 2009 SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. -- Irene Meekins Moore, 83, widow of M. Samuel Moore, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday. A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist...

SYBIL P. PINYATELLO

Sybil Parker Pinyatello, 90, died Wednesday evening at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELLA M. ROBINSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ella Marie Robinson, 87, formerly of 518 E. Hillsboro St., died Wednesday at SunBridge Nursing Center. The family will receive friends at the home of Sammie and Vivian Monroe, 2717 Indian Springs Road Mount Olive. Arrangements...

EULA BEST STALLINGS

Died March 17, 2009 Ms. Eula Best Stallings, wife of the late Lendell Stallings of Goldsboro, died at her residence, 1339 Hutchinson Place, Philadelphia, Pa., on March 17, 2009. She was born to the late Harvey and Nora Best....

SAMSON WARREN JR.

Died March 24, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Samson Warren Jr., 67, 818 Main St., died Tuesday at Samson Regional Medical Center, following a period of declining health. The funeral service will be a graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery in...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

VIRGINIA DARE MALLARD BOOTH

Feb. 18, 1920-March 17, 2009 Virginia Dare Mallard Booth, formerly of Pollocksville, died peacefully at Mayview Convalescent Center in Raleigh on March 17, 2009, after a period of declining health. A memorial service was held at Pollock-Best Funerals and...

LUTHER M. BRADSHAW

June 14, 1922-March 24, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Luther Marvin Bradshaw, 86, 301 Smith Chapel Road, died Tuesday morning. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Atwood officiating. Burial will...

MARGARET S. COOR

March 12, 1918-March 24, 2009 Margaret Southerland Coor, 91, passed away on Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Phillip Garrett officiating....

DOROTHY MARY COVAR

Oct. 1, 1931-March 24, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Dorothy Mary Covar, 77, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends today from 3 to 5 and from 7 to 8:30 and Thursday from 2 to 4...

GERTRUDE A. COX

Gertrude Aldridge Cox, 1201 S. Slocumb St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ROBERTA B. DAVIS

Died March 21, 2009 Roberta Barnes Davis, 60, 14116 Whispering Pine Court No. 23, Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at her residence. A service to celebrate the life of Roberta will be held Friday at 2...

VERNON L. DAVIS

July 24, 1935-March 23, 2009 Retired U.S.A.F. Master Sgt. Vernon Lee Davis, 73, 182 Collier St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake with...

BEULAH MAE GREEN

Died March 19, 2009 Beulah Mae Green, 74, Britthaven of Kinston, died Thursday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bryan Holy Tabernacle, Browntown Community, with the Rev. Richard Darden officiating. Burial will follow at LaGrange...

OCTAVIA K. GREENMAN

Died March 13, 2009 ROCKY MOUNT -- Octavia (Toby) Knight Greenman, 84, died Friday. Memorial services will be held today at 1 at Johnson Funeral Home on English Road. Arrangements are being handled by Johnson Funeral and Cremations, 661...

RUBY C. HAWKINS

Died March 22, 2009 Ruby Crawford Hawkins, 89, died Monday. Graveside services will be held today at 11 at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by Johnson Funeral and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount, N.C., 27804....

MARY JANE HOOPER

June 8, 1954-March 20, 2009 WARSAW -- Mary Jane Hooper, 54, 708 S. Pine St., Warsaw, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. A celebration of life service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at KEMBA in Warsaw....

EDWARD ROBERTS

Edward Roberts, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Carolina Cancer Center in Huntersville. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

LEE R. SIMS

Died March 23, 2009 Lee Russell Sims, 77, 103 Timber Hollow Drive, Dudley, died Monday at his residence. Funeral services will held Friday at 2 p.m. at St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church with the Rev. Horace Godwin...

WILLIAM A. WALSTON SR.

Funeral services for William A. Walston Sr. will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Bostian and the Rev. Vernon Braswell offic-iating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Walston was...

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

SMITHY L. ALSOP

Smithy Louise Alsop, 82, a resident of the Britthaven Nursing Home, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

ROBERT E. BIZZELL

Died March 20, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Robert Earl Bizzell, 61, 105 Best St., LaGrange, died Friday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church, 306 W....

DEACON HOLLAND BONEY

Died March 22, 2009 Deacon Holland Boney, 100, of Greenevers Community, Rose Hill, died Sunday at home. Funeral services will be held at Island Creek African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rose Hill, on Wednesday at noon with the Rev. Reginald...

MARGARET S. COOR

Margaret Southerland Coor, 91, 313 St. John Church Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOROTHY M. COVAN

Dorothy M. Covan, 77, Autumn Ridge Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

PEGGY D. DAUGHTRY

SLIVERSPRING MD. -- Peggy D. Daughtry, 58, Nine Manchester Place, Silver Spring, Md., formerly of Sampson County, died Thursday at Montgomery County Hospice Casey Home in Silver Spring, Md. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

LILLIE M. HARRIS

Lillie M. Harris, formerly of 211 Shaw St., died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

RUBY C. HAWKINS

March 9, 1920-March 22, 2009 Ruby Crawford Hawkins, 89, passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Johnson Funeral Home on English Road. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at...

KYNWOOD M. HOLLAND

Jan. 8, 1959-March 22, 2009 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Kynwood Marion Holland, 50, of Seven Springs, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev....

CALLIE G. MCMILLAN

Callie Garris McMillan, 91, died Monday at the home of her daughter in Swartz Creek, Mich. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GLENN OXINDINE

Glenn Oxindine, 62, 2521 N.C. Highway 24 W., Warsaw, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JEAN D. PEELE

Funeral services for Jean Dudley Peele will be held tonight at 7 at Seymour Funeral Home, in Goldsboro, with visitation immediately following the service. The service will be conducted by Steve Lawrence and Ken Spivey. Committal will held at...

LOUISE R. PRIDGEN

Died March 21, 2009 Louise Rouse Pridgen, 103, 205 Phillips St., LaGrange, died Saturday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Lovick's Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Jason Community, with the Rev. John Elliott Jr. officiating....

ELBERT C. ROUSE

Sept. 7, 1938-March 21, 2009 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Elbert Cassidy Rouse, 70, of Seven Springs, died Saturday. A service of remembrance will be held tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home. Interment will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m....

LEE R. SIMS

Lee Russell Sims, 77, 103 Timber Hollow Drive, Dudley, died Monday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

JOANN HOLT SMITH

Nov. 22, 1934-March 23, 2009 PRINCETON -- JoAnn Holt Smith 74, 4609 S. Highway 150, Lexington, died Monday at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton on Wednesday at 6 p.m....

PHIL D. SMITH

Aug. 14, 1929-March 22, 2009 KINSTON -- Phil Dixon Smith, 79, 1600 N. Herritage St., died Sunday at his home. A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray...

WILLIAM A. WALSTON

Oct. 5, 1942-March 23, 2009 William Albert Walston Sr., 66, 108 Holland Hill Drive, died Monday at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Bostian and...

Monday, March 23, 2009

EDNA I. DAVIS

Oct. 16, 1924-March 22, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Miss Edna I. Davis, 84, died Sunday morning at SunBridge Care Center. Funeral services will be held Tuesday night at 7 at Tyndall Funeral Home with visitation following. At other times,...

HILDA H. EDWARDS

Sept. 22, 1927-March 21, 2009 Hilda Holland Edwards, 81, 311 Genoa Road, Dudley, died Saturday at the Brian Center. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Johnny Sasser officiating....

CARL C. FAIRCLOTH

Feb. 11, 1918-March 21, 2009 Carl Clifton Faircloth, 91, passed away on Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services are scheduled for tonight at 7 at Woods Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Grady...

JEAN D. PEELE

July 29, 1930-March 22, 2009 Jean Dudley Peele, of Nahunta, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after an extended illness. Services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro, with visitation immediately following...

LOUISE R. PRIDGEN

Louise Rouse Pridgen, 103, 205 Phillips St., LaGrange, died Saturday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

ELBERT C. ROUSE

Sept. 7, 1938-March 21, 2009 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Elbert Cassidy Rouse, 70, of Seven Springs, died Saturday. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Interment will be held Wednesday at 2...

ARDEN E. THOMPSON

June 9, 1936-March 21, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Arden Earl Thompson, 72, of LaGrange, died Saturday at his home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Kurt Styron officiating. Interment will...

Sunday, March 22, 2009

RUTH T. BEERS

Aug. 16, 1920-March 19, 2009 ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Ruth Teets Beers, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C. Mrs. Beers was born in Uniontown, Pa., on Aug. 16, 1920,...

BERTHA M. BELL

Died March 13, 2009 FAISON -- Homegoing celebrations for Bertha Mae Bell, 89, 1304 Junious Lucas Road, were held Thursday, March 19, 2009, at 2 p.m. from Poplar Grove Mission-ary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Willie Alford officiating. Burial...

SADIE B.B. BENNETT

Nov. 17, 1920-March 19, 2009 Sadie Bell Bowden Bennett was born Nov. 17, 1920, in Wayne County, N.C., to the late Minnie Best Bowden and the late Richard Bowden. God called her home March 19; her work here has...

RUSSELL BEST

Died March 21, 2009 Russell Best, 69, 404 Holly St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

ROBERT E. BIZZELL

Died March 20, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Robert Earl Bizzell, 61, 105 Best St., died Friday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Mitchelll's Funeral Home in Greenville....

ROBERTA B. DAVIS

Died March 21, 2009 SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Roberta Barnes Davis, 60, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

CARL C. FAIRCLOTH

Died March 21, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Carl Clifton Faircloth, 91, 2241 Watershed Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Seymour Funeral Home....

CHARLES E. HALL

May 25, 1925-March 18, 2009 FREMONT -- A celebration of life for Charles Edward Hall, 83, 916 S. Goldsboro St., who died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Gospel Tabernacle Church in...

ETHEL B. LOFTON

March 7, 1929-March 20, 2009 Ethel Bowden Lofton was born March 7, 1929, in Wayne County, N.C., to the late Minnie Best Bowden and the late Richard Bowden. Her work on this earthly tabernacle was completed Friday, March 20,...

Friday, March 20, 2009

RUTH T. BEERS

Ruth Teets Beers, 88, passed away on Thursday afternoon at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SADIE BELL BENNETT

Sadie Bell Bennett, 88, formerly of 702 S. Church St., Mount Olive, died Thursday evening at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries in Mount Olive....

LARRY D. BRINSON

Died March 15, 2009 Larry Donell Brinson, 54, of 511 N. 9th St., Allentown, Pa., formerly of Mount Olive, died Sunday in the St. Luke Hospital, Allentown. Among his survivors are his mother, Doris Robinson, and two children. Funeral...

BEULAH M. GREEN

Beulah M. Green, 74, Britthaven of Kinston, formerly of LaGrange, died on Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with LaGrange Funeral Services....

CHESTER HILL

Feb. 12, 1944-March 18, 2009 Mr. Chester Hill, 65, Goldsboro retired chief of police, departed this life on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Chester was born in Wayne County on February 12, 1944, to...

RAYMOND L. HOWELL

June 15, 1915-March 19, 2009 Raymond Lee Howell, 93, a resident of the Pines, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2009. Raymond was born in Wayne County on June 15, 1915, to the late Addie Howell and Lizzie Harrell...

LONNIE E. KILLETTE

Sept. 16, 1912-March 18, 2009 Lonnie E. Killette, 96, 105 Bodine Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with pastor Mike Williams...

CLOVIS "CHICK" LANCASTER

April 7, 1935-March 18, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Clovis "Chick" Lancaster, 73, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at home. Chick was born in Wayne County on April 7, 1935, to the late James Franklin and Hester Marie Hill Lancaster....

ETHEL BOWDEN LOFTON

Ethel Bowden Lofton, 80, 305 Brodgen St., Dudley, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries in Goldsboro....

MILTON PEARSON JR.

Died March 17, 2009 Milton "Tobe" Pearson Jr., 72, Newark, Del., formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday at Christiana Hospital in Delaware. He was born in Johnston County to the late Milton Pearson Sr. and Beulah Reid. The funeral will...

Thursday, March 19, 2009

MARY GOLD WALLACE BELL

Oct. 19, 1939-March 17, 2009 ALBERTSON -- Mary Gold Wallace Bell, 69, Albertson, passed away Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington while surrounded by her loving family and many friends. Visitation will be held tonight from...

DAVID L. BEST

Died March 16, 2009 BOWDENS -- David Lee Best, 68, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Duplin County, died Monday at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Macedonia Apostolic Holiness Church with Elder Swindell...

SARAH TYSOR BOYD

Died March 18, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Sarah Tysor Boyd, 92, died Wednesday. She was formerly from Sanford. She is survived by one son, Robert (Bob) W. Boyd and wife, Tina, of Mount Olive; one daughter, Marie Boyd...

LOIS C. DAVIS

Sept. 11, 1914-March 18, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Lois Cunningham Davis, 94, LaGrange, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Davis was born September 11, 1914, in Wayne County to the late Thomas and Sudie Herring Cunningham....

CHARLES HALL

Charles Hall, 83, 916 Goldsboro St., Fremont, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

EUGENE W. HEDRICK

July 10, 1937-March 17, 2009 Eugene Wilson Hedrick, 308 Forest Drive, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Burial will be held at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery at the family's convenience. Surviving is his wife, Haruko Kanna Hedrick. Mr. Hedrick was...

CHESTER HILL

Chester Hill, 65, Goldsboro retired chief of police, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

LOIS J. HODGES

Died March 15, 2009 Lois Jenkins Hodges, 76, 501 E. Bunche Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A viewing service will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will...

LONNIE E. KILLETTE

Sept. 16, 1912-March 18, 2009 Lonnie E. Killette, 96, 105 Bodine Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with pastor Mike Williams...

CLOVIS LANCASTER

PIKEVILLE -- Clovis "Chick" Lancaster, 73, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MILTON PEARSON JR.

Milton "Tobe" Pearson Jr., 72, of Newcastle, Del., formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday at Christina Hospital in Delaware. Arrangements are incomplete at R.L. Sanders Funeral Home....

SAM HARRIS SHUGART

June 11, 1931-March 17, 2009 WENDELL -- Sam Harris Shugart, born June 11, 1931, in Elkin, passed away Tuesday surrounded by family. Plans for a celebration of Sam's life will be announced. Sam retired from education to Samelot, the...

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

BERTHA MAE BELL

Died March 13, 2009 FAISON -- Bertha Mae Bell, 89, 1304 Junious Lucas Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Bell will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Poplar Grove Missionary Baptist Church...

DAVID L. BEST

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- David Lee Best, 68, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Duplin County, died Monday at his residence. The family will receive friends at the home of Linda Best, 3143 Bowden Road, Bowdens. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris...

LARRY D. BRINSON

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Larry Donnal Brinson, 54, 511 N. 9th St., Allentown, Pa., formerly of Mount Olive, died Sunday at St. Luke Hospital, Allentown, Pa. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive....

LOIS C. DAVIS

LAGRANGE -- Lois Cunningham Davis, 94, New Hope Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

EUGENE W. HEDRICK

Eugene W. Hedrick, 71, 308 Forest Drive, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Evergreen Memorial Service in Goldsboro....

WALTER MCDUFFIE JR.

Walter McDuffie Jr, 49, 100 George St., Warsaw, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center, Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

ALLISON W. BEST

Oct. 1, 1959-March 15, 2009 HOLDEN BEACH --Allison Wolfe Best, 49, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. A celebration of life service will be held Wednesday...

ANITA BYNUM

Died March 11, 2009 Anita Bynum, 44, 400 Old Smithfield Road, died Wednesday at the O'Berry Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. She was preceded in death...

RUTH C. CHANCY

Oct. 20, 1925-March 15, 2009 KINSTON -- Ruth Casey Chancy, 83, of Kinston, died Sunday. A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Vito Bisogno officiating. Interment will be...

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS JR.

Died March 15, 2009 COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Christopher Columbus Jr., 80, died Sunday. Services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at North Trenholm Baptist Church with burial in Memorial Gardens of Columbia. Visitation will be held Wednesday from...

CARRIE MAIE COOPER

WARSAW -- Funeral services for Carrie Maie Cooper, 93, 754 Works Farm Road, will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw with the Rev. David Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Devo-tional Gar-dens. A...

EARL C. EDWARDS

Dec. 8, 1921-March 15, 2009 Earl Charlie Edwards, 87, 311 Genoa Road, Dudley, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Johnny Sasser...

JOEL C. KORNEGAY JR.

May 3, 1959-March 15, 2009 WARSAW -- Joel Carlton Kornegay Jr., 49, died Sunday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Community Funeral Home Chapel in Warsaw. Visitation will follow...

JOHN B. MEEKS JR.

Dec. 7, 1930-March 14, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Mr. John Berry Meeks Jr., 78, 103 Darrel Drive, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with...

BRANDON M. WARD

Died March 12, 2009 Brandon Michael Ward, 21, 120 Hillmont Road, New Bern, died Thursday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev....

Monday, March 16, 2009

MARY BOYCE

Died March 14, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary "Bobbie" Boyce, 79, of Mount Olive, died Saturday. Funeral services will be held today at 2 at Brownings United Methodist Church with the Rev. Leland Heath officiating. Interment will follow in...

EARL C. EDWARDS

Earl Charles Edwards, 87, 311 Genoa Road, Dudley, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

HELEN ANDERSON FENNELL HINSON

Nov. 1, 1916-Mar. 15, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Helen Anderson Fennell Hinson, 92, died early Sunday morning at Autumn Village of Beulaville. Services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel in Mount Olive with visitation...

LOIS HODGES

Lois Hodges, 501 Bunch Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOHN B. MEEKS JR.

LAGRANGE -- John Berry Meeks Jr., 78, passed away on Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARCELINE S. TUCKER

Dec. 26, 1928-March 15, 2009 Marceline Stevens Tucker, 80, passed away on Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Falling...

Sunday, March 15, 2009

CHARLES N. "TINKER" BELL

June 26, 1939-March 13, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles Norwood "Tinker" Bell Sr., 69, of 506 Northeast Center St., died early Friday morning at home. Funeral services were held at Tyndall Funeral Home on Saturday night at 7 p.m....

BERTHA M. BELL

FAISON -- Bertha Mae Bell, 89, of 1304 Junious Lucas Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and with Garris Funeral Home....

CARRIE M. COOPER

Died March 12, 2009 WARSAW -- Carrie Maie Cooper, 93, of 754 N. Works Farm Road, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw with the Rev. David...

GEORGE C. CULBRETH

Sept. 28, 1918-March 14, 2009 LaGRANGE -- George C. Culbreth, 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep early Saturday morning at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 until 11 a.m. at Seymour...

CHRISTOPHER FAIRCLOTH

Died March 10, 2009 Christopher Columbus Faircloth, 89, of 1000 S. Church St., Mount Olive, died Tuesday in the Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. James Church of Christ in Mount Olive....

JENNIE LEE HERRING

March 18, 1928-March 13, 2009 LaGRANGE -- Jennie Lee Herring, 80, of LaGrange, died Friday March 13, 2009 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service of remembrance will be held today, March 15, 2009 at 4 p.m. at Rouse...

LINWOOD E. JONES

Aug. 27, 1925-March 13, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Linwood E. Jones, 83, of 2336 Garner's Chapel Road, died Friday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive...

FRED I. LANGSTON

Died March 13, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Fred I. Langston, 87, died Friday. The funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Mill Creek Christian Church with the Rev. Jerry Burton and the Rev. Freddy Langston officiating. Interment will...

HAZEL C. MARTIN

April 22, 1927-March 13, 2009 Hazel C. Martin, 81, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 13, 2009, at Wilson Medical Center. The family will receive friends Monday from 1 until 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a...

HAROLD F. MCKNIGHT

March 29, 1926-March 11, 2009 A long-standing resident of Charlotte passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, after a courageous battle against cancer over a lengthy period of years. The funeral will...

RONNIE KEITH PERSON

April 20, 1958-March 12, 2009 FREMONT -- Ronnie Keith Person, 50, of 265 B Pinkney Church Road, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2009 at Duke University Hospital in Durham. Mr. Person was born in Wayne County on April 20,...

RICHARD H. WINEINGER

Died March 12, 2009 BENSON -- Richard H. Wineinger, 78, of 2315 N.C. Hwy. 242 N., died Thursday at Liberty Commons Nursing Home. He is survived by his ex-wife, Milinea Wininger, and seven children. A memorial service will be...

Friday, March 13, 2009

CHARLES N. BELL

Charles N. "Tinker" Bell, of Mount Olive, died early today at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JAMES R. BENDER

Died March 12, 2009 James Richards Bender, 81, died Thursday at his home surrounded by his loving family. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Salem United Methodist Church followed by visitation. Interment will be for and...

RAY E. BEST

June 14, 1936-March 2, 2009 Retired Master Sgt. Ray Eugene (Ray E.) Best, 72, of Kileen, Texas, formerly of Goldsboro, passed from mortal stay on March 2, 2009, at his residence. Eulogistic services will be held Friday at 2...

RUBY P. BREWINGTON

Died March 9, 2009 Mrs. Ruby Perkins Brewington, 91, 816 Ruskin Road, Dudley, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational UCC in Dudley. Visitation will be from noon to 12:45 p.m....

ANITA BYNUM

Anita Bynum, 44, 400 Old Smithfield Road, died Wednesday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

CARRIE MAIE COOPER

WARSAW -- Carrie Maie Cooper, 93, 754 N. Works Farm Road, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

DELMUS D. FREDERICK

Oct. 24, 1963-March 4, 2009 Delmus D. Frederick, 45, 274 Revelle Road, Warsaw, died March 4, 2009, at Carolina East Hospice Center in Kenansville. A celebration of life for Mr. Frederick was held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Rhodes...

JANIE BELLE GREEN

Died March 8, 2009 WARSAW -- Mrs. Green died Sunday at her home. Funeral services for Janie Belle Green, 83, 1135 N.C. 24 and 50, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Kenansville, with the...

MAKAYLA G. GREGG

May 26, 2006-March 10, 2009 Our princess, Makayla Gabrielle Gregg, passed away suddenly on Tuesday at her home. Services to celebrate Makayla's life will be held Monday at Hubbard Chapel Baptist Church in Quitman, Texas. Burial will follow in...

LINWOOD HOWELL

Died March 12, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Linwood Howell, 78, 361 Mount Carmel Church Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist...

KEITH PERSON

Keith Person, 50, 265 B. Pinkney Church Road, Fremont, died Thursday at Duke Medical Center, Durham. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

EMELDA B. SNELL

Oct. 26, 1908-March 12, 2009 DUDLEY -- Mrs. Emelda Belanger Snell, 100, passed away on Thursday at her home. A service to celebrate her life will be held at a later date. Mrs. Snell was born in Ogemaw, Mich.,...

ROSA LEE DIXON WATERS

Dec. 5, 1927-March 12, 2009 ATLANTIC BEACH/ GRIFTON -- Mrs. Rosa Lee Dixon Waters, 81, 407 Dobbs Street, died Thursday evening at her home. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery with...

Thursday, March 12, 2009

RAY E. BEST

June 14, 1936-March 2, 2009 Retired Master Sgt. Ray Eugene (Ray E.) Best, 72, of Kileen, Texas, formerly of Goldsboro, passed from mortal stay on March 2, 2009, at his residence. Eulogistic services will be held Friday at 2...

JAMES L. BREWER

Jan. 2, 1947-March 11, 2009 James "Jim" Lathan Brewer, 62, formerly of Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A funeral service will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Revs. Patrick...

RUBY P. BREWINGTON

Died March 9, 2009 Mrs. Ruby Perkins Brewington, 91, 816 Ruskin Road, Dudley, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 9, 2009, at 12:15 p.m. She is survived by her children, Eunice Pharr (Frank) of Charlotte,...

ANNIE LILLIAN GREENE CONNOLLY

Died March 7, 2009 Annie Lillian Greene Connolly of Philadelphia, Pa., sister of Lizzie Cannon of Goldsboro, died Saturday. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church in...

SHERRIE D. DRIVER

July 12, 1971-March 10, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Sherrie Deviney Driver, 37, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wayne County on July 12, 1971, to the late Joseph and Linda Elmore Deviney....

JANIE BELLE GREEN

Died March 8, 2009 WARSAW -- Janie Belle Green, 83, 508 Oliver St., died Sunday at her home. Homegoing services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Kenansville, with the Rev. Joyce Pearsall officiating. Burial...

JAMES L. JOHNSON

April 7, 1924-March 11, 2009 James L. Johnson, 84, 706 Rosewood Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Bostian officiating. Born...

WILLIS MCLEAN

Willis McLean, 85, South Oleander Avenue, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CAROLYN P. STRICKLAND

Died March 10, 2009 Carolyn Parrish Strickland, 57, of Stantonsburg, died Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Wilson, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Burial will...

ROSA WATERS

ATLANTIC BEACH -- Rosa Waters, 81, died Wednesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

RUBY MAE BRANTLY

Sept. 11, 1919-March 8, 2009 INDIANAPOLIS -- Ruby Mae Brantly, 89, mother of Dr. Philip K. Brantly of Goldsboro, died at home on Sunday. The visitation and funeral was held Tuesday night at Southeastern Church of Christ. Interment will...

JAMES L. BREWER

James Lathan Brewer, 62, formerly of Mount Olive, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ETHEL W. CAPPS

Oct. 12, 1921-March 10, 2009 Ethel Wellons Capps, 87, died Tuesday morning at Smithfield Manor. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Jimmy Earp officiating. Committal will be...

DEXTER C. COLEMAN III

Died March 9, 2009 Dr. Dexter Caswell Coleman III, 65, of Warsaw, passed away Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Warsaw Baptist Church...

DOROTHY L. CROCKER

Sept. 2, 1924-Mar. 10, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Dorothy Langston Crocker, 84, of LaGrange, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony McLamb officiating....

CHARLES Y. DANIELS

April 20, 1936-March 9, 2009 Charles Y. Dnaiels, 72, of Newton Grove, passed away Monday at Sampson Medical Regional Medical Center in Clinton. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton...

VIRGINIA S. DELACEY

Died March 9, 2009 CHESAPEAKEVa. -- Virginia Sasser DeLacey, 51, passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, Va., with the Rev. Ronald E. Greiser Jr. officiating....

SHERRIE DRIVER

PIKEVILLE -- Sherrie Driver, 37, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

CHRISTOPHER FAIRCLOTH

Christopher Faircloth, 89, 1000 S. Church St., Mount Olive, died Tuesday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive....

DELMUS D. FREDERICK

Oct. 24, 1963-March 4, 2009 Delmus D. Frederick, 45, 274 Revelle Road, Warsaw, died March 4, 2009, at Carolina East Hospice Center in Kenansville. A celebration of life for Mr. Frederick will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at...

EMILY S. GIBBS

Feb. 11, 1915-March 8, 2009 Emily Spencer Gibbs, 94, longtime resident of North Lake Road, Fairfield, and more recently a resident of Brookdale-Sterling House in Goldsboro, died Sunday. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant...

LILLIE V. JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral services for Lillie Virginia "Jennie" Jones, 66, 508 Oliver St., will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Merwyn K. Smith officiating. Burial will follow in...

JESSIE MAE MOSES

Died March 8, 2009 Jessie Mae Moses, 83, 419 Murray St., peacefully slipped into eternity on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The homegoing service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries...

CYNTHIA D. TAYLOR

Sept. 29, 1976-March 9, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Cynthia "Cindy" Dawn Taylor, 32, passed away Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Snow Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dean Jackson officiating....

MILADEAN M. WHITMAN

Jan. 25, 1932-March 9, 2009 Miladean McGaha Whitman, 77, 104 Nelson Smith Drive, Dudley, died early Monday at the home of her daughter. A celebration of life service will be held today at 2 at the Wayne Memorial Park...

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

MILFORD BASS

Died March 9, 2009 CLINTON -- Mr. Milford Bass, 88, of Clinton, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Hopewell United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Bailey and the Rev. Freddy Langston officiating....

RUBY P. BREWINGTON

DUDLEY -- Ruby Perkins Brewington, 91, Ruskin Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

DANNY E. CORBETT

July 17, 1952-March 9, 2009 Danny Earl Corbett, 56, 2162 Old Cornwallis Road, Princeton, died Monday. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Tee's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Pollock and the...

EMILY S. GIBBS

Emily Spencer Gibbs, 94, longtime resident of North Lake Road, Fairfield, and more recently a resident of Brookdale-Sterling House in Goldsboro, died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete at Bryan Funeral Service....

DONALD GOFF

April 20, 1943-March 8, 2009 Donald Goff, 65, passed away on Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne County Cemetery. Donald was born in Wayne County on April 20,...

JAMES W. HOLLAND SR.

Oct. 2, 1932-March 8, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- James William "Bill" Holland Sr., 76, passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held today at 2 at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the...

LILLIE V. JONES

Died March 6, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lillie Virginia "Jennie" Jones, 66, 508 Oliver St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church with the...

WILLIS A. KENNEDY

March 20, 1919-March 9, 2009 Willis Albert Kennedy, 89, a resident of the Sterling House, passed away on Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held in Chelsea, Okla. Mr. Kennedy was born in Celeste, Texas, on...

GOLDIE M. LANE

Feb. 4, 1936-March 9, 2009 Goldie Maris Lane, 73, of Mount Olive, died Monday at Duplin General Hospital. Memorial services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park. She...

JIMMY LANE

June 22, 1943-March 9, 2009 Jimmy Lane, 65, 109 Pleasant Ridge Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held tonight at 7 at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. Visitation with the family will follow...

ROBERT C. MCLAMB

Died March 9, 2009 SMITHFIELD -- Robert Campbell McLamb died Monday. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church in Smithfield on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lee Colbert officiating. The family will receive friends at...

FRANK R. SMILEY

March 7, 1925-March 5, 2009 Frank Ray Smiley of Goldsboro passed away March 5, 2009. A celebratory memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 1101 E. Ash St., on Saturday at 1 p.m. with the Rev....

Monday, March 9, 2009

MILFORD I. BROWN

May 6, 1950-March 6, 2009 Mr. Milford Ira Brown, 58, lovingly known by his family and close friends as "Bud," 402 E. Beech St., was called by our Heavenly Father to his final resting place on Friday at Kitty...

DONALD R. GOFF

Donald Ray Goff, 1719B Maple St., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JANIE B. GREEN

WARSAW -- Janie B. Green, 1135 N.C. 24 and 50, died Sunday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

MARY E. HARDISON

Died March 6, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Miss Mary Elizabeth Hardison, 88, passed away Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday at 7 p.m. at Free Union Free Will Baptist Church. Committal services will be held...

JAMES HOLLAND SR.

PIKEVILLE -- James Holland Sr., Gurley Dairy Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

LAVERN KORNEGAY

Died March 5, 2009 Lavern Kornegay, 52, 241 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, died Thursday at Carolina Medical Center, Charlotte. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ Disciples of Christ Church in Fremont....

JAMES R. NICKENS JR.

Died March 7, 2009 On Saturday, March 7, 2009, J.R. Nickens, 86, departed this world, peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church with the Rev....

FANNIE E. PITTMAN

Died March 7, 2009 Mrs. Fannie Ellison Pittman, 77, 6973 Skeeter Pond Road, Grifton, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at Victory and Dominion World Church in Snow Hill. Burial will...

MILADEAN WHITMAN

Miladean Whitman, 77, died this morning at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

Sunday, March 8, 2009

MARY FRANCES BARWICK

July 28, 1923-March 6, 2009 LaGrange -- Mary Frances Haskins Barwick, 85, of LaGrange, died Friday at her home. Mrs. Barwick was born in Lenoir County to the late Simmons Hugh Haskins and Gertrude Ervin Haskins. She was wife...

MILFORD IRA BROWN

Milford Ira Brown, 58, of 402 E. Beech St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LOUISE C. BULLOCK

Aug. 18, 1912-March 5, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Louise Carter Bullock, 96, of the Rones Chapel Community, died Thursday in Carrboro at the home of a daughter. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Chapel...

DOROTHY L. CHASTEN

Died March 5, 2009 Dorothy Lee Sykes Chasten, 79, of the Greenevers Section, Rose Hill died Thursday. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Rev Letari D. Thompson will officiate....

BOBBY H. COTTLE JR.

Jan. 1, 1954-March 5, 2009 Bobby Harold Cottle Jr., 55, of Mount Olive, died Thursday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center. Memorial services were held Saturday at 6 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Atwood officiating. Family...

CLOYCE L. CREEL

Died March 3, 2009 Cloyce "C.L." Lee Creel, 81, died Tuesday in Hubert. The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Gray officiating. Interment was at Pineview Cemetery in Seven Springs....

KAREN WALTERS DALE

Died March 3, 2009 FRANKLINTON -- It is with great sadness that the family of Karen W. Dale, 52, publishes notification of her death on March 3, 2009. A memorial service followed by family visitation will be held Monday...

PEGGY G. FORD

May 26, 1941-March 6, 2009 Peggy Gillespie Ford, 67, of Kenmar Drive in Martinsville, died Friday at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville. A memorial service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. A private interment...

FLOSSIE M. GRADY

Sept. 8, 1916-March 7, 2009 Flossie Murphy Grady, 92, of 978 Mills Road in the Grantham Community, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Murphy Sr. and Effie...

MARY E. HARDISON

Died March 6, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Miss Mary Elizabeth Hardison, 88, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Miss Hardison was a native of Greene County. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. today at Free Union FWB...

DR. HARRY L. HARVIN JR.

Aug. 7, 1923-March 5, 2009 DURHAM -- Dr. Harry Lewis Harvin Jr., 85, died Thursday. He was a resident of Croasdaile Village in Durham. The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Clements Funeral Chapel in...

ROBERT JEFFERS SR.

March 8, 1923-March 6, 2009 Robert Jeffers, 85, of 137 Griswold Lane, Dudley, died Friday at his residence in Dudley after many years of declining health. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at Faith Presbyterian Church, 2114...

LARRY R. JONES

Nov. 11, 1945-March 7, 2009 Larry Ralph Jones, 63, of Beautancus Road, Mount Olive, died Saturday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center. He was born in Duplin County to Louise Miller Jones and the late Ralph Alwood Jones. Funeral...

LILLIE JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lillie Virginia Jones, 66, of 508 Oliver St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

JOSHUA L. MEWBORN II

Died March 6, 2008 ALBERTSON -- Joshua Lawrence Mewborn II, 56, 1027 Outlaws Bridge Road, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Mewborn Family Cemetery. Mr. Mewborn is survived by...

JESSIE MOSES

Jessie Moses, 83, a resident of the Brian Center, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

SABRINA SLOAN

Died March 5, 2009 Sabrina Sloan, 38, of 233 Winn St., Mount Olive, died Thursday at Duke Medical Center. Her mother, Marion Sloan, and two children survive. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Northeast OFWB...

MATTHEW SMITH

Died March 3, 2009 Matthew Smith, 60, of 3950 County Road, LaGrange died Tuesday at Durham Veterans Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Old Mill Cemetery. His...

RUBY R. VERNON

July 12, 1926 - March 6, 2009 Ruby Frances Rouse Vernon, 82, passed away early Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev....

Friday, March 6, 2009

CHARLIE COBB

Died March 2, 2009 Charlie Cobb, 82, 193 Harold Precise Lane, Faison, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel, Mount Olive. Burial will follow in Cobb...

BOBBY H. COTTLE JR.

Bobby H. Cottle Jr., 55, of Mount Olive, died Thursday at Carolina East Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MATTIE M. GINN

Aug. 8, 1919-March 4, 2009 Mattie Merritt Ginn, 89, died Wednesday, at Wayne Memorial Hospital Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 at Fort Run Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 6756 Highway 13 S., Snow Hill (Shine Cross...

ELIZABETH O. HARRISON

Oct. 5, 1919-March 4, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Elizabeth "Lib" Oakes Harrison, 89, passed away Wednesday evening at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Hull Road Free Will Baptist...

ROBERT JEFFERS SR.

Mr. Robert Jeffers Sr., 85, 137 Griswold Lane, Dudley, died today at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LAVERN KORNEGAY

Lavern Kornegay, 52, 241 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, died Thursday at Carolina Medical Center, Charlotte. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

EDNA H. MARTIN

April 15, 1932-March 6, 2009 Edna Howell Martin, of the Grantham Community, died Friday. Funeral services will be held this evening at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Graveside services will be...

JACK C. PEARCE

Sept. 24, 1947-March 5, 2009 PRINCETON -- William Carlton "Jack" Pearce, 61, passed away on Thursday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Burial will follow...

SABRINA SLOAN

Sabrina Sloan, 38, 233 Winn St., Mount Olive died Thursday at Duke Medical Center, Durham. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Mount Olive....

MATTHEW SMITH

Died March 3, 2009 Matthew Smith, 60, 3950 County Road, LaGrange, died Tuesday at Durham Veterans Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. His wife,...

CORNELIUS SOUTHERLAND

Died March 4, 2009 Mr. Cornelius "Neil" Southerland, 74, of Magnolia died Wednesday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation, Kenansville. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kenansville with the Rev. Joyce Pearsall officiating....

RUBY R. VERNON

Ruby Rouse Vernon, 82, 1031 Old Grantham Road, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete being handled by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Thursday, March 5, 2009

BARBARA A. BANDY

Died Feb. 26, 2009 Barbara Ann Bandy, 42, 304 N. Leslie St., died Feb. 26 at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Church in LaGrange. Burial will follow in Old...

ELIZABETH DEES

Died March 2, 2009 RALEIGH -- Elizabeth Dees, 85, died Monday evening at Rex Hospital. On Friday, March 6, at 1 p.m., there will be a graveside service at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont, N.C., with the Rev. Steve Hickle...

DELMUS D. FREDERICK

WARSAW -- Delmus D. Frederick, 45, 274 Revalle Road, died Tuesday at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenans-ville. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

MATTIE MERRITT GINN

Aug. 8, 1919-March 4, 2009 Mattie Merritt Ginn, formerly of Birch Drive, went to be with her Lord Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at...

CRISTY L.S. GRADY

Nov. 29, 1967-March 1, 2009 DEEP RUN -- Cristy Louise Sauls Grady, 41, died March 1. She was born in Wake County Nov. 29, 1967, to Howard Ray Sauls and the late Lynn Coker Sauls. In addition to her...

CYNTHIA M. HARDY

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Cynthia Marie Hardy, 46, formerly of LaGrange, died Feb. 26. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

EDNA H. MARTIN

April 15, 1932-March 4, 2009 Edna Howell Martin of the Grantham Community went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, March 4, 2009. She was born in Johnston County on April 15, 1932, to the late Walter Samuel...

DORIS MCCLARY

Died March 4, 2009 Doris McClary, 66, 606 W. Mulberry St., passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be celebrated Saturday at 1 p.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries, with Apostle Norbert Simmons officiating. She will...

MATTHEW L. SMITH

LAGRANGE -- Matthew Lee Smith, 60, 3950 County Line Road, died Tuesday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Durham. Arrangments are incomplete at McIntye Funeral Home Ministries in Goldsboro....

BEULAH M. TAYLOR

July 24, 1919-March 4, 2009 ALBERTSON -- Beulah Mae Taylor, 89, 353 Outlaw's Bridge Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Ivy...

BRENDA VICK

Died March 2, 2009 Evangelist Brenda Vick, 57 602 N. Claiborne St., departed her earthly sojourn Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life and ministry will be celebrated Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home....

AVERY EARL WHITFIELD

Died Feb. 28, 2009 Avery Earl Whitfield, 37, was released from his earthly tabernacle on Saturday, Feb. 28. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosa Whitfield, and his grandparents, the Rev. Frederick and Evelyn Whitfield, who lovingly...

SARAH S. WILLIAMS

Died March 1, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Sarah Smith Williams, 76, 918 S. Church St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Roosevelt Sr. and Eula Mae Kornegay. Home-going services will be held...

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

TEMPIE M. ANDERSON

June 3, 1915-March 3, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Tempie Martin Anderson, 93, 679 Piney Grove Road, died Tuesday. A service of remembrance will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Interment...

BARBARA A. BANDY

Died Feb. 26, 2009 Barbara Ann Bandy, 42, 304 N. Leslie St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Church in LaGrange. Burial will follow in Old Mill...

RAY BEST

Retired Master Sgt. Ray Best, 72, of Kilene, Texas, formerly of Goldsboro, died. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

RACHEL S. BRASWELL

Sept. 13, 1926-March 2, 2009 Rachel Sutton Braswell, 82, went to be with her Lord on Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of...

CHARLIE COBB

Charlie Cobb, 82, 193 Harold Precise Lane, Faison, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

ELIZABETH J. DEES

RALEIGH -- Elizabeth Jane Dees, 84, died Monday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home, 102 N. Pine St. in Fremont....

WILLIAM R. ELLIOTT

Oct. 10, 1959-March 2, 2009 William "Bill" Ray Elliott, 49, 263 Uzzell Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Bill was born in Lenoir County on Oct. 10, 1959, to...

ROSE CATHERINE GOVAN

Died Feb. 27, 2009 On Feb. 27, 2009, at the age of 72, surrounded by her loving family, Rose Catherine Govan peacefully left her home on earth and went to be with her Lord and Savior and reunited with...

JERRY W. MUSGRAVE

Nov. 24, 1943-March 3, 2009 Mr. Jerry William Musgrave, 65, 801 E. Beech Street, died Tuesday at his home. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Dr. Homer Morris officiating....

MATTHEW SMITH

Matthew Smith, 60, 3950 County Road, LaGrange, died Tuesday at Durham Veterans Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

SHIRLEY FAY WITHERINGTON STRICKLAND

Sept. 24, 1935-March 1, 2009 Shirley Faye Witherington Strickland, 73, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A memorial service will be held tonight at 7 at Blended Fellowship Church in Pikeville with the Rev. Doug Seymour officiating....

PERCY E. WHITE SR.

Died March 1, 2009 Percy Embry White Sr., 66, 201 Graham St., passed from labor to reward Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. His life and legacy will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at First African Missionary Baptist Church...

SARAH S. WILLIAMS

Died March 1, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Sarah Smith Williams, 76, 918 S. Church St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Homegoing services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 137 Veach's Mill...

JAMES R. WINDHAM

Died March 2, 2009 NEWPORT -- James R. Windham, 82, formerly of Wilson, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson, followed by visitation. Interment will be...

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

LUANN BLEYER

Luann Bleyer, 57, 3426 Surry Lane, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

RACHEL S. BRASWELL

Rachel Sutton Braswell, 82, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will be at the home of Larry and Claudia Grady, 476 Rosewood Road, Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

BOBBY RAY CASEY

July 12, 1934-Feb. 25, 2009 COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. -- Bobby Ray Casey, 74, a native of Grantham, died at 7:56 a.m. on Wednesday at Miller's Merry Manor in Columbia City, Ind., where he had been a resident since Oct....

CRISTY LOUISE SAULS GRADY

Nov. 29, 1967-March 1, 2009 DEEP RUN -- Cristy Louise Sauls Grady, 41, of Deep Run, died Sunday. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday...

ANNIE RUTH CHASTEN MURFREE

Died Feb. 26, 2009 Mrs. Annie Ruth Chasten Murfree, also known as Snooke, 81, formerly of Rose Hill, died Thursday in Salisbury, Md. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion...

SHIRLEY FAYE WITHERINGTON STRICKLAND

Shirley Faye Witherington Strickland, 73, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc....

THELMA T. TYLER

Died March 2, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Thelma Thornton Tyler, 74, of Newton Grove, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove with the Rev. Bill West...

BRENDA P. VICK

Evangelist Brenda P. Vick, 602 N. Claiborne St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

NORA A. WESTBROOK

Died March 2, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Nora Allen Westbrook, 94, of Newton Grove, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Kirk Weisz and the Rev. Meli Vergeer...

PERCY E. WHITE SR.

Percy Embry White Sr., 66, 201 Graham St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangments are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

Monday, March 2, 2009

ROY BRYANT

Died Feb. 22, 2009 Roy Bryant, 81, resident of Sunbridge Nursing Care in Mount Olive, died Feb. 22. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Augusta Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. One child survives....

ARNOLD EZZELL

July 4, 1924-March 1, 2009 Arnold Ezzell, 84, 1564 Old Grantham Road, died Sunday at his residence. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3 pm at Black Jack Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Pete Radford officiating....

JOHNNIE F. MITCHELL

Died March 1, 2009 Johnnie Franklin Mitchell, 85, died Sunday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The...

KENNETH D. SUGG

Died Feb. 28, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Kenneth Dudley Sugg, 79, died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson, with the Rev. Doug Nalley officiating. Interment will follow at Snow...

SARAH S. WILLIAMS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Sarah Smith Williams, wife of the Rev. Bobbie Williams, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends at the residence, 918 S. Church St., Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

Sunday, March 1, 2009

BETTY B. DELUCA

Jan. 23, 1936-Feb. 27, 2009 DUDLEY -- Betty Britt DeLuca, known to many as "Sis Britt," died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev....

BETTY EDWARDS

Died Feb. 27, 2009 Betty Edwards, 55, of 909 A. Audubon Ave., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life and memory will be remembered Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the...

JOHN E. FOSTER

Died Feb. 26, 2009 MACON, Ga. -- John Edward Foster, 62, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, after an extended illness. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, in the Chapel at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in...

CHIEF MASTER SGT. RET. CLIFTON ARNOLD HAYNES

Nov. 4, 1933-Feb. 26, 2009 Clifton "Cliff" Haynes, 75, passed away Thursday of natural causes while working at a Habitat for Humanity job site in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 until 2 p.m. at Seymour...

JESSIE G. HEATH

Oct. 17, 1923-Feb. 27, 2009 LaGRANGE -- Jessie G. Heath, 85, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Funeral...

SAMPSON E. JACKSON

RALEIGH -- Sampson E. Jackson, 76, died on Friday. Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals and Cremation, Clayton....

MRS. GURNIE R. LEE

Sept. 15, 1916-Feb. 28, 2009 Mary Lee, 92, died Saturday at Baptist Hospital of Miami, Fla., after a short illness. A graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m. Mary...

ELLEN S. MASSENGILL

Died Feb. 27, 2009 Ellen Sutton Massengill, 64, of 215 S. Douglas St., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. The family will receive friends today from 4...

LUCILLE Z. MCCOY

Sept. 24, 1925-Feb. 27, 2009 Lucille "Lou" Zimney McCoy, 83, of 211 Lib Drive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church with the Rev. Vernon...

DAVID PICKETT

Died Feb. 25, 2009 David "Skeet" Pickett, 57, of Rose Hill, died Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. Funeral services will be held at Island Creek African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rose Hill, on Monday at 2 p.m....

NAOMI H. ROBERSON

Died Feb. 27, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Naomi H. Roberson, 80, died Friday. Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church with the Rev. Bill Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. She...

JOHN ROBERT SUTTON SR.

Died Feb. 19, 2009 John Robert Sutton Sr., 68, of Cov City, died Feb. 19, 2009. He is survived by his wife and two children....

MARIAH TEACHEY

Died Feb. 26, 2009 Mariah Teachey, 2 months, of 124 Eastern Place died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Jerusalem Baptist Church...

AVERY WHITFIELD

Avery Whitfield, 37, 3010 Maple St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements by McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....