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Friday, July 31, 2009

ELBERT E. BRANCH

April 9, 1954-July 29, 2009 A celebration of life for Elbert Earl Branch, 55, 1600 S. Slocumb St., who died Wednesday at Sunbridge Nursing Center, will be held Sunday at St. Stephens United Holy Church in Scott's Store community...

DAVID W. KEYS

March 20, 1963- June 29, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- David Wayne Keys, 46, 114 Duck Ridge Drive, died Wednesday at his residence. Memorial services will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with pastor Danny Johnson officiating....

VONNELL KORNEGAY

ALBERTSON -- Vonnell Kornegay, 72, 4283 Hwy. 111, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital Kinston. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

LAWANDA B. O'NEILL

Died July 28, 2009 ROSE HILL -- Lawanda Batts O'Neill, 82, died Tuesday at her home. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel Monday at noon, with one hour viewing prior to service, with the...

JAMES L. PIERCE

James Lindsey Pierce, 82, 211 W. Ash St., died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

ANN M. SCOTT

Ann Marks Scott died Thursday at her home. She was the widow of A. Martel Scott Sr. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. (Pd)...

LARRY J. SULLIVAN

LAGRANGE -- Larry J. Sullivan, 70, 134 Fussell Road, died Thursday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

MELVIN WARD JR.

Melvin Ward Jr., 41, 311 Hunters Creek Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

DAVID WHITTED

Died July 27, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- David Whitted, 57, 169 Lee Country Club Road, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Holy Ghost Cathedral, with pastor Preston Grimes...

MARIE W. WILLIAMS

Died July 27, 2009 WALLACE -- Marie Waters Williams, 59, died Monday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral services will be held at St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church Saturday at 11 a.m., with one hour viewing prior to...

MARY WILSON

TURKEY -- Mary Wilson, 1140 Thompson Ave., died Thursday at Wake Medical Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Thursday, July 30, 2009

BILL ASBILL

May 23, 1924-July 29, 2009 Gibson Harvey "Bill" Asbill, 85, died Thursday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Johnny Sasser officiating. Burial...

ELBERT E. BRANCH

Elbert Earl Branch, 55, 1600 S. Slocumb St., died Monday at Sunbridge Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

LEAVY BROCK SR.

Died July 28, 2009 GREENVILLE -- Leavy Brock Sr., 80, died Tuesday. The funeral service will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. in Wilkerson Funeral chapel. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park. Mr. Brock, a native of Robeson...

OWEN C. GREEN

Dec. 31, 1922-July 28, 2009 Owen Clyde Green, 86, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dr. John Dutton officiating. Owen...

SEAN A. HULL

Dec. 1, 1967-July 23, 2009 RALEIGH -- Sean A. Hull, 41, passed away July 23 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at First Church of the Nazarene, 1204 W. 2nd St., Xenia, Ohio....

DAVID W. KEYS

PIKEVILLE -- David Wayne Keys, 46, died Wednesday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CHARLOTTE "LOTTIE" E.K. LEWIS

Died July 29, 2009 FARMVILLE -- Charlotte "Lottie" Elizabeth Kornegay Lewis, 94, died Wednesday at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Farmville, with the Rev. Hugh Burlington officiating. Interment...

SHIRLEY RUDY

Nov. 7, 1921-July 22, 2009 CELINA, Texas -- Shirley Rudy, 87 passed away July 22 in Celina, Texas. She was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Magnolia to Ellie and Annie (Williams) Pope. Oct. 5, 1942, in Duplin County, she...

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

OWEN C. GREEN

Owen Clyde Green, 86, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILBERT ODOM

July 2, 1948-July 27, 2009 Wilbert Odom, 61, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chuck Gentry officiating. Burial will...

BETTIE C. SMITH

Dec. 13, 1934-July 28, 2009 Bettie Carroll Peacock Smith, 74, went to be with her Lord Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Goldsboro Worship Center, with...

LOUISE WESTBROOK

Died July 28, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- Louise Westbrook, 87, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Bill Wilson officiating. Visitation will follow the...

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

BOBBY G. BENTON

May 1, 1940-July 26, 2009 AYDEN -- Bobby Gene Benton, 69, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Todd Wiggins officiating. He retired from E.I....

WALTER S. HATCH

Sept. 12, 1924-July 28, 2009 Walter Steele Hatch, 84, passed away Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Ryan Rasmussen officiating. Walter...

DWIGHT E. NUTTER

Jan. 30, 1933-July 26, 2009 Dwight Edwin Nutter, 76, 188 Hereford Drive, died Sunday at his residence. A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Vernon Brown officiating. He was...

VALERIE ROBINSON

FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. -- Valerie Robinson, 52, 20-24 Seagirt Blvd., Apt 3D, formerly of Warsaw, died Saturday at MCU Health Systems in Richmond, Va. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LUI K. SOLICE

June 11, 1930-July 25, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Our loved one, Lui Kcella Solice, was born June 11, 1930, and departed this earthly life Saturday at his home. A celebration of life service will be held Wednesday at 11...

MAE P. SUGG

Jan. 26, 1925-July 26, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Effie Mae Parrott Sugg, 84, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service of remembrance will be held tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Norma Walters officiating....

DAVID WHITTED

MOUNT OLIVE -- David Whitted, 57, 169 Lee Country Club Road, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Mount Olive....

LEEDELL WILLIAMS

Died July 25, 2009 KENANSVILLE -- Leedell Williams, 80, 369 S. Hwy. 11903, died Saturday at Sunbridge Rehabilitation in Mount Olive. Funeral services will be held Thursday at noon at Full Gospel Baptist Church in Warsaw. Burial will follow...

CALLIE P. WOOTEN

Died July 26, 2009 VASS -- Callie Powell Wooten, 79, died peacefully Sunday at First Health in Pinehurst after several years of declining health. Funeral services were held today at 2 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery in Pikeville, with the...

Monday, July 27, 2009

BOBBY G. BENTON

Ayden -- Bobby Gene Benton, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in La Grange....

WILLIAM R. JONES

Sept. 6, 1943-July 23, 2009 SELMA -- William Rudolph Jones, 65, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Rudy," 23 Paris Villa Drive, his earthly life's journey ended peacefully Thursday at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Rudy's life...

LEAH R. PETERS

May 15, 1938-July 25, 2009 Leah Rae Witker Peters, 71, 2905 McLain St., died Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in...

EFFIE M. SUGG

LAGRANGE -- Effie Mae Sugg died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Sunday, July 26, 2009

JOHN W. WEAVER

Died July 24, 2009 NEWTON GROVE -- John Washington Weaver, 89, died Friday. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Roger White officiating. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Margie...

LEEDELL WILLIAMS

Leedell Williams of Warsaw died Saturday at Mount Olive Health and Rehab Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

LUI SOLICE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lui Solice, 79, died Saturday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LEAH PETERS

Leah Rae Peters, 71, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

WILLIAM R. JONES

William R. Jones, 65, of 23 Paris Villa Drive, Selma, died Thursday at Johnston Medical Center, Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HILDEGARDE WOODARD SAMUEL

Died July 22, 2009 Hildegarde Woodard Samuel, 99, of 2101 N. Williams St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at Greenleaf Christian Church, 2110 N. William St. with the Rev. Dr....

WILLIAM E. STOCKS SR.

Died July 24, 2009 HOOKERTON -- William Earl Stocks Sr., 71, died Friday. Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. tonight at Farmer Funeral Service in Ayden. Burial will be take place Monday at 11 a.m. in Ayden Cemetery....

JANIE MAE WILLIAMSON

Died July 23, 2009 Janie Mae Williamson, 71, of 511 Hamilton Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m., at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 W. Elm St. with the Rev....

JEROME M. HODGES

Oct. 12, 1963 - July 21, 2009 Jerome Matthew Hodges, 45, of 313 Camden Place, died Tuesday at his home. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Cherry Hospital Chapel with the Rev. Wilbert B....

ARTHUR OWEN GOFF

Feb. 6, 1941 - July 24, 2009 Arthur O. Goff, 68, of 3178 Hwy. 111 N., passed away Friday morning at the Mount Olive Care Facility. He was a retired brick mason for GOFF Masonry Contractors. He served in...

BOBBY E. OVERTON SR.

Jan. 8, 1935 - July 24, 2009 Bobby Eugene Overton Sr., 74, of 146 Paul Hare Road, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. For the past year he fought a brave battle with...

WALTER S. MORRIS

March 26, 1954 - July 14, 2009 Walter Samuel Morris III, 55, of 872 Pecan Road, passed July 14, 2009, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. There will be a private service held at a late date. He was born on...

Friday, July 24, 2009

GEORGE BRYANT

George Bryant died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Peter's Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, N.C. 41 W., Wallace. Interment will follow in the Iron Mine Burial Park. He is survived by his...

ESTELLE FROMER DURHAM

Aug. 13 1927- July 21, 2009 Estelle Fromer Durham, 81, of Tedder Road, Kenly, died Tuesday at WilMed Nursing Care Center in Wilson. She was born Aug. 13, 1927, in Wilson County to the late Lewis and Ellen Proctor...

ARTHUR GOFF

Arthur Goff, 68, died this morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home, Fremont....

MARY DELLA JOHNSON

Aug. 23, 1923-July 17, 2009 Mary Della Johnson, 85, of 1023 Royall Ave., died July 17 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life will be held at noon Saturday at Elmwood Cemetery, with the Rev. Ezekiel Sutton...

LINDWOOD EARL MILLER

Feb. 2, 1936-July 16, 2009 Linwood Earl Miller, 73, of 804 Lilac Court, Stedman, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. He was born Feb. 2, 1936, to the late Lonnie Daniel Miller and Margie Hall. Private services will be...

BOBBY E. OVERTON

Bobby Eugene Overton, 74, of Paul Hare Road, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MARY BRUCE STARLING

Mary Bruce Starling, 86, formerly of Pikeville, passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. at the home of her son, Richard Starling, 704 Scott St., Goldsboro. A celebration...

ADRIANNE WILLIAMS

July 16, 2009 NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Adrianne Williams, 28, formerly of Oak Island, died Thursday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ricky Vann Williams and Debra Dana Harren Williams, and is survived by one daughter. Funeral will...

Thursday, July 23, 2009

ESTELLE FROMERDURHAM

Estelle Fromer Durham, 81, of Teddder Road, formerly of Kenly, died Tuesday at WilMed Nursing Care Center in Wilson. A viewing will be held tonight from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Minshew -- Coley Funeral Home in Kenly....

JAMES EARL BASS

Aug. 7, 1944 - July 20, 2009 James Earl Bass of Royall Avenue passed away Monday morning at home. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home &...

MILFORD L. HINES

July 21, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Milford L. Hines, 84, died Tuesday. A resident of the Indian Springs community, he was retired from 7-Up Bottling Co. with 40 years of dedicated service. Funeral services will be held at 7...

LAWRENCE CHARLES MCINTYRE

The Rev. Lawrence Charles McIntyre, 46, of 161 Airline Place died Tuesday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sherrie McIntyre, and three children. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Antioch...

MARVIN RYALS

Marvin Lewis Ryals, 59, of 6 Lexington Circle, Phenix, Ala., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by three children. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of...

HILDAGARDE WOODARD SAMUELS

Hildagarde Woodard Samuels, 99, of 2101 N. Williams St., died Wednesday at Wayne memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARY BRUCE STARLING

PIKEVILLE -- Mary Bruce Starling, 86, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BRENDA PRIDGEN WILLIAMS

Nov. 8, 1950 - July 18, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Brenda Pridgen Williams, 58, of 59 Coniston Drive, Rochester, N.Y., died Saturday. A native of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, she was one of 12 children born to...

JANIE MAE WILLIAMSON

Janie Mae Williamson, 71, of 551 Hamilton Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

JAMES E. BASS

James Earl Bass of Royall Avenue died Monday morning at home. A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro with visitation afterward. He was...

GEORGE BRYANT

George Bryant died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Matthews Funeral Service of Wallace....

JAMES E. CONWAY

Feb. 25, 1940 - July 21, 2009 James Earl Conway, 69, of 2379-C U.S. Hwy. 13 N., passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. James was born in Pitt County on Feb. 25, 1940, to the late Charlie...

BARNEY L. DAVIDSON

Early in the morning hours of July 20, 2009, the Rev. Barney Davidson died peacefully at Duke Medical Center, near where he graduated from Duke Divinity School over a half century earlier. Born on a farm on the plains...

MILFORD L. HINES

July 21, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Milford L. Hines, 84, died Tuesday. A resident of the Indian Springs community, he was retired from 7-Up Bottling Co. with 40 years of dedicated service. Funeral services will be held at 7...

HERMAN LANIER HOBBS

July 19, 2009 Herman Lanier Hobbs gently answered God's call on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Jesse A. Hobbs Sr. and Mrs. Mable E. Whitted Hobbs of Goldsboro. Herman joined the First...

JEROME M. HODGES

Jerome Matthew Hodges, 45, of 313 Camden Park Drive, died Tuesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WALTER S. MORRIS

Walter Samuel Morris III, 55, of 872 Pecan Road, Dudley, died July 14 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

ODESSA POWELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Odessa Powell, 79, of 412 S. Church St., died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. She is the daughter of the late Theodore and Martha McCuller Powell. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at...

MARVIN L. RYALS

Marvin Lewis Ryals, 59, of Goldsboro died Tuesday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

GREGORY SCOTT WILLOUGHBY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Gregory Scott Willoughby, 39, died Monday. His survivors include his wife, Lynn Smith Willoughby, and two children. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Pink Hill Funeral Home. Funeral services will...

BRIAN ASHLEY WOMBLE

March 30, 1976 - July 18, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Brian Ashley Womble, 33, of Goodnight Street passed away Saturday at home. He was born in Wayne County on March 30, 1976. Funeral services will be held this evening at...

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

MARIA A. GRAHAM-ROSE

July 16, 2009 ROSE HILL -- Maria A. Graham-Rose, 28, of Rose Hill, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev....

MATTIE B. AVERY

FAISON -- Mattie B. Avery, 73 of 11591 Faison Highway, died Thursday at her home. Born in Sampson Co., she is the daughter of the late Claudie and Viola Blue Stevens. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m....

JAMES E. BASS

James Earl Bass of Royall Avenue died Monday morning at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAMES E. CONWAY

James Earl Conway, 69, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAROLD RAY EDWARDS

Oct. 27, 1926 - July 18, 2009 Harold Ray Edwards, 82, of 1015 Gurley Mill Road, Princeton died Saturday morning at Johnston Medical Center. Born Oct. 27, 1926, he is the son of the late John Daniel and Tempie...

CASSANDRA HINES

Died July 15, 2009 Cassandra Hines, 55, of 272 Johnson Lane passed away peacefully Wednesday evening at her residence. Her life will be remembered and celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bear Creek Association Headquarters. Her mortal frame will...

GRAHAM A. LEWIS JR.

Graham A. Lewis Jr., 78, of Miami, Fla., formerly of Warsaw, died Tuesday at his home. A graveside service will be held at noon Wednesday at the Blackmore Cemetery in Bowden with the Rev. A.J. Connors, officiating. Rhodes Funeral...

SAM R. OATES

FAISON -- Mr. Sam R. Oates, 78, passed away Sunday. Mr. Oates was a retired member of the Suttontown Rescue Squad, having served for 20 years. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev....

MARVIN RYALS

Marvin Ryals, 59, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

RONALD AUTRE SHARPE

May 25, 1946 - July 18, 2009 WINSTON-SALEM - Ronald Autre Sharpe, 63, passed away Saturday surrounded by his family at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He fought a brave battle with kidney cancer for the past two...

BRIAN ASHLEY WOMBLE

March 30, 1976 - July 18, 2009 PIKEVILLE -- Brian Ashley Womble, 33, of Goodnight Street died Saturday at his home. He was born in Wayne County on March 30, 1976. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m....

Monday, July 20, 2009

RICHARD W. ALLEN

Sept. 19, 1953 - July 19, 2009 Richard Wayne Allen, 55, of 1744 Old Grantham Road, passed away at his residence Sunday. He was the son of the late Otis Lee and Pauline Allen and the husband of Nancy...

JIMMY E. BURGESS

Feb. 12, 1940 - July 17, 2009 WILSON -- Jimmy Eugene Burgess, 69, died Friday. Born in Johnston County on Feb. 12, 1940, to the late Arthur Lee and Pauline Lee Burgess. A graveside service was held Sunday at...

GOLDIE HILL GRAY

Goldie Hill Gray, 83, of 113 Larry St., Pollocksville died Friday at 4762 Fairport Road, Oxford, the residence of her daughter. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at St. Phillip's M. B. Church with the Rev. Quincy...

CASSANDRA HINES

Died July 15, 2009 Cassandra Hines, 55, of 272 Johnson Lane passed away peacefully Wednesday evening at her residence. Her life will be remembered and celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. Her...

HERMAN L. HOBBS

Herman Lanier Hobbs, 58, 1309 Hamilton Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARY D. JOHNSON

Mary Della Johnson, 85, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

LINWOOD E. MILLER

Linwood Earl Miller, 73 of 804 Lilac Court, Stedman, died Thursday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

BENJAMIN OLIVER OUTLAW

Dec. 14, 1938-July 19, 2009 WARSAW -- Benjamin Oliver Outlaw, 70, of West Wards Bridge Road died Sunday after an extended illness. Oliver was born in Duplin County on Dec. 14, 1938, to the late Joseph Ray Outlaw and...

JESSIE C. PEEDIN

Sept. 1, 1930 - July 19, 2009 Jessie Clarence Peedin, 78, went peacefully to be with His Lord on Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Jessie was born in Johnston County on Sept. 1, 1930, to the late Henry...

BRENDA PRIDGEN WILLIAMS

Nov. 8, 1950-July 18, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Brenda Pridgen Williams, 58, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Mount Olive, died Saturday. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bear Marsh Baptist Church with burial following in the...

BRIAN A. WOMBLE

PIKEVILLE -- Brian A. Womble, 33, of Goodnight Street, died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, Goldsboro....

Sunday, July 19, 2009

ROBERT JOHN AKER

Feb. 20, 1953-July 16, 2009 KINSTON -- Robert John Aker, 56, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. A private service will be held at a later date. Mr. Aker was born in Elizabeth, N.J., to the late...

ROBERT BAKER

Died July 16, 2009 Robert Lamont Baker, 46, of 1701 Old Mount Olive Highway, died Thursday at his home. He is survived by his mother, Lidie Baker Quinn; his father, James Yelverton Jr.; his stepfather, James Ervin Quinn; and...

ROBERT EVANS III

Died July 17, 2009 FAYETTEVILLE -- Robert Bailey Evans III of Fayetteville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 17, 2009, at Duke University Medical Center from a pulmonary complication. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at...

MICHAEL C. FOX

Dec. 6, 1957-July 12, 2009 CHARLOTTE -- Michael Cedric Fox, 51, of Charlotte, formerly of Mount Olive, died Sunday, July 12, 2009, at Carolinas Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Payne Temple...

WILLIAM ESTEL GODWIN

Feb. 18, 1938-July 16, 2009 William Estel Godwin, 71, of 389 Luby Smith Road Princeton, died Thursday evening at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton with...

CASSANDRA HINES

Died July 15, 2009 Cassandra Hines, 55, of 275 Johnson Lane, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening at her residence. Her life will be remembered and celebrated Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquar-ters. Her mortal frame will...

LLOYD ELBERT HOLLOMAN

Died July 17, 2009 Lloyd Elbert Holloman, 73, of 742 Old Dam Road, Selma, died Friday morning at his home. The funeral service was held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton with the Revs. Joe...

ELSIE C. MERCER

Dec. 5, 1919-July 17, 2009 RALEIGH -- Elsie C. Mercer, 89, passed away Friday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Visitation will be today from 4...

JESSIE C. PEEDIN

Jessie Clarence Peedin, 78, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ALBERT S. VANN SR.

Died July 18, 2009 Albert Sidney Vann Sr., 82, of Azalea Drive passed away Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. Mr. Vann is survived by three sons, Albert S. Vann Jr. of Goldsboro, Allan...

JOHN MARVIN WORRELL

Nov. 20, 1913-July 16, 2009 WASHINGTON, N.C. -- John Marvin Worrell, 95, former resident of 1777 John Small Ave., Washington, N.C., passed away Thursday at Williamston House, Williamston. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today, July...

Friday, July 17, 2009

ROBERT J. AKER

KINSTON -- Robert John Aker, 56, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MATTIE AVERY

FAISON -- Mattie Avery, 73, 11591 Faison Hwy., died Thursday at her home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT BAKER

Robert Baker, 46, 1701 Old Mount Olive Highway, died Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

LETTIE B.H. CAMPBELL

Died July 13, 2009 Lettie Bell Herring Campbell's earthly life ended Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The homegoing celebration will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Holy Temple Tabernacle United Holy Church on Guthrie Turnage Road in Snow...

WILLIAM E. GARRIS

Died July 15, 2009 STANTONSBURG -- William Edgar Garris, 76, 667 Watery Branch Church Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted tonight at 7 p.m. at the Church Street Chapel of Farmville Funeral Home,...

RAY HOLLAND

May 17, 1943-July 16, 2009 FOUR OAKS-- Charlie Ray Holland, 66, passed away Thursday morning at Wake Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. W.L....

LLOYD E. HOLLOMAN

SELMA -- Lloyd Elbert Holloman, 73, 742 Old Damn Road, died Friday morning at his home. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home serving the family....

JAMES W. KING

Died July 12, 2009 James William King, 59 111 N. Leslie St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Thompson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Rest...

LOIS A. LEDOUX

Feb. 10, 1944-July 13, 2009 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Lois Ann Bishop Ledoux, 65, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the home of Krystal Best, 635 Pineview Cemetery Road...

GRAHAM LEWIS JR.

HIALEACH, Fla. -- Graham Lewis Jr., 78, formerly of Warsaw, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

CONARD MASSEY

Aug. 26, 1914-July 16, 2009 DUDLEY -- Elijah Conard Massey, 94, passed away Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral Services will be held Saturday at noon at Goldsboro Friends Meeting, with Frank Massey and Willie Frye officiating....

ODESSA POWELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Odessa Powell, 79, 412 S. Church St., died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FLOSSIE S. SUTTON

Died July 15, 2009 DOBBERSVILLE -- Flossie Strickland Sutton, 100, died Wednesday surrounded by her family at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. The funeral will be Saturday at Brownings United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Burial will follow...

KATIE S. TAYLOR

Died July 4, 2009 FUQUAY-VARINA -- Katie Steed Taylor, 84, 221 Broad St., died July 4 at Wake Med Hospital in Cary. A graveside memorial service will be held Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, where...

DAVID R. THOMPSON

Sept. 21, 1944-July 10, 2009 CHARLESTON, S.C. -- David Reed Thompson, 64 died July 10. A memorial service will be held for Mr. Thompson at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Saturday at 2 p.m., with arrangements...

LLOYD YELVERTON

July 11, 1925-July 16, 2009 Lloyd Yelverton Jr., 84, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Harold Anderson officiating. Interment will...

Thursday, July 16, 2009

BENNY G. BEAMON

Oct. 19, 1927-July 15, 2009 Benny Garley Beamon, 81, passed away Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the...

LETTIE H. CAMPBELL

Died July 13, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Lettie Herring Campbell, 78, 2477 Memborn Church Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church. Interment will be at...

BILLY R. CARLTON

KENANSVILLE -- The funeral for Billy Ray Carlton, 54, will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel, with Dr. Curtis Lee officiating. Interment will be in Carlton Cemetery. There will be a viewing today from...

JESSIE CHESTNUT

Died July 13, 2009 Jessie Chestnut, 62, B. J. Drive, died Monday in Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. His life will be celebrated Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at God's House of Prayer (Old Goldsboro Chapel). His mortal remains will...

HUBERT CORDER

A service to celebrate the life of Hubert Corder will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Barry Williamson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The...

GREGORY DUDLEY

Died July 12, 2009 BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Gregory Dudley, 42, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in North Carolina. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel Saturday at 1 p.m., with one hour viewing prior...

TYZANAE S. FRYAR

Born and died July 13, 2009 Marion Fryar and Ersla Sanders announce the birth and death of their daughter, Tyzanae Simoñe Fryar, Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk...

CASSANDRA HINES

Cassandra Hines, 55, 275 Johnson Lane, died Wednesday evening at her residence. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

VERENA P. JOHNSON

Sept. 23, 1919-July 14, 2009 KENLY -- Verena Pauline Johnson, 89, a resident of the Pinkney community, passed away Tuesday at the Sterling House in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of...

JAMES W. KING

Died July 12, 2009 James William King, 59 111 N. Leslie St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Thompson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Rest...

JESSE LEWIS

April 24, 1951-July 15, 2009 LAKE GASTON -- Jesse Leon Lewis, 58, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner's Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Pamlico Memorial...

CONARD MASSEY

DUDLEY -- Elijah Conard Massey, 94, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FLOSSIE S. SUTTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Flossie Strickland Sutton, 100, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

DANIAL R. BALLARD

Sept. 24, 1977-July 13, 2009 NEWPORT -- Danial Ray Ballard, 31, passed away Monday due to injuries sustained in a house fire. A celebration of life service will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Howell...

JEWEL S. CHESTNUT

Nov. 6, 1927-July 14, 2009 Jewel Sauls Chestnut, 81, went to be with her Lord Tuesday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the...

RUBY G. CREECH

June 17, 1924-July 14, 2009 Ruby Grady Creech, 85, passed away Tuesday at the Brian Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Hill officiating. Burial will...

VERENA P. JOHNSON

KENLY -- Verena Pauline Johnson, 89, died Tuesday evening at the Sterling House. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DELMAR W. KING

March 9, 1928-July 14, 2009 Delmar Warren King, 81, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Richard Hill officiating....

LOIS A. LEDOUX

Feb. 10, 1944-July 13, 2009 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Lois Ann Bishop Ledoux, 65, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

GLORIA J.M. LEWIS

Died July 10, 2009 DUDLEY -- Gloria Jean Middleton Lewis, 62, 467 Durham Lake Road, peacefully departed this life Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be remembered and celebrated Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. James African...

ARLETHA C. LEWIS

The funeral for Arletha Coley Lewis will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church of Fremont, with the Rev. Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Goldsboro Elmwood Cemetery. A viewing will be held today from...

LAWRENCE C. MCINTYRE

Lawrence Charles McIntyre, 46, 161 Airline Place, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

MAGGIE M. NEWSOME

May 7, 1922-July 14, 2009 Maggie Merritt Newsome, 87, passed away Tuesday Evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Willard Hardison and McGee...

VIRGIE L. ROBERTS

Aug. 12, 1933-July 9, 2009 Virgie Lee Roberts, 75, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Adamsville Baptist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Todd Wiggins...

REAMONIA M. SNOW

June 5, 1942-July 11, 2009 LONGS, S.C. -- Reamonia Matthews Snow, 67, died Saturday at her home. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at North Myrtle Beach Pavilion. Born June 5, 1942 ,in Goldsboro, she...

DAVID E. WILLIAMS

Died July 10, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- David Earl Williams, 62, 509 Oliver St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Larry Faison...

ORA P.M. WRIGHT

Died July 11, 2009 GREENSBORO -- Ora Phyllise McIntyre Wright, 70, 118 Hammond Drive, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday at her residence. A homegoing celebration will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the...

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

MARY E. ANDREWS

Died July 13, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Etta Andrews, 87, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Donnie Kearney officiating. Burial...

DANIAL R. BALLARD

NEWPORT -- Danial Ray Ballard, 31, died Monday from injuries sustained in a house fire. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

HAZEL W. CHESSER

Oct. 24, 1924-July 13, 2009 Hazel Ward Chesser, 84, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dann Patrick and the...

JEWEL S. CHESTNUT

Nov. 6, 1927-July 14, 2009 Jewel Sauls Chestnut, 81, went to be with her Lord this morning at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville following a lingering illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in...

JESSIE CHESTNUT

Jessie Chestnut, 62, B. J. Drive, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

HUBERT CORDER

Dec. 9, 1938-July 13, 2009 Hubert Corder, 70, passed away Monday afternoon at his home surrounded by his family. A service to celebrate Hubert's life will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home,...

ANGELA COUSINS

Died July 11, 2009 DUDLEY -- Angela Cousins, 55, 242 Stanley Chapel Road, died Saturday at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Stanley Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with Dr. Kennie Jones officiating....

RUBY G. CREECH

Ruby G. Creech, 85, died this morning at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MICHAEL C. FOX

Michael Cedric Fox, 51, died Sunday at Carolinas Medical Center. Arrangements are pending....

TYZANAE S. FRYAR

Born and died July 13, 2009 Marion Fryar and Ersla Sanders announce the birth and death of their daughter, Tyzanae Simoñe Fryar, Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Friday at Rose Family Cemetery at 1...

MELVIN A. WINDERS

Died July 12, 2009 SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Melvin Austin Winders, 75, passed away Sunday. He is survived by a son, Melvin Winders Jr. of Sevierville; grandchildren, Alexandria Winders, Amelia Winders, Lexus Winders, Hallan Haige-Winders and Darien Keenan-Winders; sisters: Margaret...

Monday, July 13, 2009

BILLY R. CARLTON

Died June 3, 2009 KENANSVILLE -- Funeral services for Billy Ray Carlton, 54, 600 Bench Court, Apt 501, who died June 3 at his home, have been rescheduled for a later date. Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw is handling...

HELENE G. EVANS

Died June 10, 2009 Helene G. Evans died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. She was born in south France to the late Marcel and Antoanatta Brillman Destur. Mrs. Evans is survived by her...

MINNIE B.M. HILL

Died July 10, 2009 Minnie Bell McIntyre Hill, 102, 311 West Holly St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A homegoing celebration will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Stoney Hill Holy Church, 1003 Poplar St.,...

PENNIE H. JONES

Jan. 13, 1915-Jul. 12, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Pennie Herring Jones, 94, 984 Red Hill Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Tyndall...

JAMES W. KING

James William King, 59, 111 N. Leslie St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

VIRGIE L.B. ROBERTS

Virgie Lee Boyd Roberts, 75, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MILLIE TAYLOR

Died July 12, 2009 Mildred "Millie" Spivey Taylor, 74, 102 Bear Creek Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Adamsville Baptist Church, with...

ORA P.M. WRIGHT

Died July 11, 2009 GREENSBORO -- Ora Phyllise McIntyre Wright, 60, 118 Hammond Drive, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries in Goldsboro....

Sunday, July 12, 2009

ANGELA COUSINS

Angela Cousins, 55, of 242 Stanley Chapel Road, Dudley, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

ADDIE FLOWERS

April 1, 1920-July 8, 2009 Addie B. Kornegay Flowers departed this earthly life on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. with Pastor Ervin Hannah Jr. officiating....

MINNIE HILL

Minnie Bell Hill, 102 311 W. Holly St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

GLORIA LEWIS

Gloria Jean Middleton Lewis, 62, of 467 Durham Lake Road, Dudley died Friday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

CHARLES B. PARKER

Died July 8, 2009 ROXBORO -- Charles Bernard Parker, 74, 2150 Virgilina Road, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. The funeral was held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Randy Stoner and Bobby...

EDNA J. PRICE

Jan. 22, 1919-July 11, 2009 Edna Jinnette Price, 90, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Rudy Peedin and the Rev. Vernon Brown...

JACQUELINE STILL

Died July 8, 2009 MAGNOLIA -- Jacqueline Farrior Still, 45, of 193 H.H. Quinn Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. from the Hallsville Missionary Baptist Church, Beulaville with the...

DAVID WILLIAMS

MOUNT OLIVE -- David Earl Williams, 62, of 509 Oliver St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

Friday, July 10, 2009

BILLY R. CARLTON

Aug. 19, 1954-June 3, 2009 KENANSVILLE -- Funeral services for Billy Ray Carlton, 54, 600 Bench Court, Apt 501, who died June 3 at his home, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel, with...

JOEY EDWARDS

Died July 4, 2009 Joey Edwards, 51, 508 E. Walnut St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries. He leaves to cherish a...

JOHN D. ELLINGTON

Died July 5, 2009 John David Ellington, 77, died at his home Sunday. John requested that no funeral or memorial services be held on his behalf. His family requests that those who knew John remember him in their thoughts...

HELENE G. EVANS

Helene G. Evans died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

SIMON D. EXUM

Died July 7, 2009 WASHINGTON D.C. -- Simon Devon Exum, 59, formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday at Washington Center Hospital. His life will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. James Christian Church in Fremont, with minister...

EVELYN E.V. GORE

Dec. 29, 1938-July 8, 2009 WARSAW -- Evelyn Estelle Vernon Gore, 70, died Wednesday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Burial...

ARLETHA C. LEWIS

FREMONT -- Arletha Coley Lewis, 103 Ballance Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home....

VERA G. PRICE

Jan. 30, 1921-July 8, 2009 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Vera Belle Grimes Price, 88, passed away peacefully Wednesday at Hillside Nursing Home in Wake Forest. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Seven Springs Baptist Church, with...

LYDIA T. PRIDGEN

Died July 8, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Lydia Taylor Pridgen, 96, died Wednesday. The funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Mary Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange (Jason community), with the Rev. Antonio Blow officiating....

LOLA E.W. SCOTT

Oct. 16, 1916-July 9, 2009 SMITHFIELD -- Lola Estelle Ward Scott, 92, 1720 Braswell Road, died Thursday afternoon at Johnston Medical Center. The visitation will be Saturday starting at 1 p.m., with the funeral service following at 2 p.m....

JACQUELINE F. STILL

MAGNOLIA -- Jacqueline Farrior Still, 45, 193 H.H. Quinn Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Thursday, July 9, 2009

VIRGINIA M. BARR

Died July 7, 2009 LAGRANGE -- Virginia Marie Barr, 73, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. All services will be held privately. Mrs. Barr was born in Lake County, Ill., to the late William and Antoinette Iwaski Zimmer....

WILLIAM T. COLVIN

Jan. 18, 1946-July 7, 2009 DUDLEY -- William Thomas "Bill" Colvin, 63, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. No formal services will be held. Born in Loretto, Tenn., he was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus Wilkes...

SHARON A. CORNBLATT

Died July 3, 2009 Sharon Ann Cornblatt, 58, died Friday. A graveside memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh. Sherry was the daughter of Betsy Cornblatt and the late Jerry Cornblatt. The...

ADDIE B. FLOWERS

Addie Best Flowers, 89, 204 E. Shaw Court, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

DANIEL A. HECKMAN

Oct. 5, 1964-July 7, 2009 SMITHFIELD -- Daniel Allen Heckman, 44, 114 Ray Road, died unexpectedly Tuesday. The funeral will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Johnston Community College, with the Rev. Dwayne Batten officiating. He was born...

BERNICE S. JONES

Dec. 23, 1923-July 8, 2009 Bernice Sumner Jones, 85, died Wednesday at her residence. Graveside services will be held at Maplewood cemetery Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Richard Hill officiating. She was born in Duplin County to...

ARETTA F.Y. "FRAN" MASON

Jan. 22, 1926-July 7, 2009 PRINCETON -- Aretta Frances Yarbrough "Fran" Mason, 83, passed away July 7 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro following a brief illness. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in...

ALYCE G. MCCLENNY

Jan. 7, 1915-July 8, 2009 Alyce Gay McClenny, 94, a resident of the Pines since 2002, passed away Thursday. Private graveside services will be held Saturday at Willow Dale Cemetery. Alyce was born in Rocky Mount, the daughter of...

LYDIA T. PRIDGEN

LAGRANGE -- Lydia Taylor Pridgen, 96, 406 W. King St., died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

SARAH Z. SMITH

Died July 7, 2009 ANSON COUNTY -- Sarah Zuella Smith, 84, formerly of Duplin County, died Tuesday at Anson Community Hospital. The funeral will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. Interment will follow in...

MARIE B. SULLIVAN

May 17, 1921-July 7, 2009 RANDLEMAN -- Marie Barwick Sullivan, 88, 11070 Randleman Road, passed away Tuesday morning at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. The family will receive friends Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home,...

EARL SWANEY

June 21, 1972-July 6, 2009 Orvis Earl Swaney Jr. passed away Monday in Mobile, Ala. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Lewis Forsythe officiating. Earl was born on June...

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

GERADLINE T. CUMMINGS

Died July 3, 2009 ROSE HILL -- Geraldine Twitty Cummings, 73, 325 Wells Town Road, died Friday evening at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral services will be held at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 983 Corinth Church...

NAOMI P. DOBSON

Died July 2, 2009 MAGNOLIA -- Naomi P. Dobson, 87, 1364 south NC 11 Hwy., died Thursday at the Brian Center of Wilson. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kenansville, with pastor...

DEVON EXUM

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Devon Exum, 59, formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday at Washington Center Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

BENNIE L. FORD SR.

Bennie L. Ford, 67, 106 Pleasant Pine Drive, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

TERRY HOLLAND

Died July 4, 2009 Terry Holland, 50, 120 Dollard Town Road, departed this earthly sojourn Saturday as a result of a fireworks explosion on Ocracoke Island. His life and service to his Lord, family and his church will be...

WAYNE S. HUNTER

Died July 6,2009 Wayne Spencer Hunter, 62, 2801 Langston Drive, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Friday at noon at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4460 US 13 north, Goldsboro, with...

VERA G. PRICE

Vera G. Price died this morning at Hillside Nursing Home in Wake Forest. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARGARET J. RACKLEY

Sept. 9, 1917-July 7, 2009 Margaret Jennette Rackley, 91, 478 Sandhill Drive, died Tuesday at her home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Vernon Brown officiating. A graveside...

ORVIS E. SWANEY JR.

MOBILE, Ala. -- Orvis Earl Swaney Jr. died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

THEODORE P. WILLIAMSON JR.

Aug. 10, 1926-July 6, 2009 Theodore P. Williamson Jr. died Monday. There will be a private gathering Saturday at his home. Plans are incomplete for family, friends and professional associates to gather for a musical celebration to honor his...

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

VIRGINIA M. BARR

LAGRANGE -- Virginia Marie Barr, 73, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

WILLIAM T. COLVIN

DUDLEY -- William Thomas "Bill" Colvin, 63, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MARK C. HILL

Died July 4, 2009 Mark Curtis Hill, 21, passed away Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. He is survived by his mother, Janet Tyndall May...

TERRY HOLLAND

Terry Holland, 51, 1402-A Clingman St., died Saturday as a result of a fireworks explosion in Ocracoke Island. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

CHARLES N. KIRKLAND

July 23, 1959-July 4, 2009 Charles Nathaniel Kirkland Jr., 49, passed away Saturday in Ocracoke Island. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The family will...

SCOTT M. KNOPICK

Jan. 21, 1970-July 4, 2009 FREMONT -- Scott Michael Knopick, 39, passed away suddenly Saturday at his home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Dutton...

BETH S. LAMB

Feb. 15, 1958-July 6, 2009 Elizabeth "Beth" Smith Lamb, 51, passed away Monday morning at her home surrounded by her family, after a courageous six-and-a-half-year battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Pine...

GRACE H. POTTER

Jan. 20, 1925-July 5, 2009 Grace Howell Potter, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Homegoing services will be held tonight at 7 at Fort Run Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with...

CAROLINA M. RUSSO

Oct. 14, 1983-July 5, 2009 Carolina Maria Russo, 25, passed away suddenly Sunday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, with...

NORMA W. SHELBY

May 23, 1940-July 6, 2009 Norma Wharton Shelby passed away Monday at Duke Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery, with the Rev. Joseph Leonard and the Rev. Danny Johnson officiating....

THEODORE P. WILLIAMSON

Theodore P. Williamson, 82, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, July 6, 2009

NORMAN S. BARNES

Nov. 22, 1949-July 4, 2009 Norman Shelton "Bootsie" Barnes, 59, passed away on Saturday morning at his home. Norman was born in Wilson County on Nov. 22, 1949, to the late Ben A. Barnes and Edith Ruth Tosto Barnes....

BILLY RAY CARLTON

Billy Ray Carlton, 54, of 600 Bench Court Apt. 50, Kenansvillie, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

JACK COBB

Aug. 28, 1927-July 4, 2009 John Collier "Jack" Cobb, 81, passed away on Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service for the family will be held Tuesday at Willow Dale Cemetery followed by a memorial service...

JOEY EDWARDS

Joey Edwards, 53, 508 E. Walnut St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending....

CLEATUS WASHINGTON HOWELL

Homegoing services for Cleatus Howell will be held today at 2 p.m. at Rosewood Church of God. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Howell Cemetery. Condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com. (Pd)...

CHARLES KIRKLAND JR.

Charles Kirkland Jr., 49, died Saturday at Ocracoke Island. The family will be receiving friends at the home of his parents, the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Kirkland, 126 Trey Drive in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home...

GRACE POTTER

Grace Potter, 84, of Rose Street died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

LEROY SCOFIELD

Leroy Scofield, 62, died Saturday due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

NORMA J. SHELBY

Norma J. Shelby, 69, died this morning at Duke Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, July 5, 2009

JOYCE COUSINS-HARRIS

Died July 1, 2009 Joyce Ann Cousins-Harris, 70, of 106 Country Day Road died Wednesday at her home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at the Stanley Chapel FWB Church, Mount Olive, with Dr. Kennie Jones...

LARRY ARMWOOD SR.

Died June 24, 2009 FAISON -- Larry D. Armwood Sr., 55, of Jasper Road, died at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Disciples Church of Christ, Keener with Dr. Henry...

NORMAN S. BARNES

Norman Shelton Barnes, 59, died Saturday morning at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Crema-tion Service....

JACK COBB

John Collier "Jack" Cobb, 81, died Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CLARA O. CONWELL

July 29, 1927-July 2, 2009 Clara O. Conwell, 81, died Thursday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Indiana. She was born in Bells, Tenn., to the late Hallie...

SHARON CORNBLATT

Sharon Cornblatt, 58, of Goldsboro died Friday morning. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

WILLIAM D. GRIFFIN JR.

Aug. 20, 1928-July 3, 2009 William David Griffin Jr., 80, of Rain Tree Lane, died Friday at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Madison Avenue Baptist Church, with Dr....

MARK HILL

Mark Curtis Hill, 21, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

CLEATUS WASHINGTON HOWELL

Feb. 22, 1916-July 4, 2009 Cleatus Washington Howell, 93, of 1007 Stoney Creek Church Road, went to be with his Lord Saturday at his home. Homegoing services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Rosewood Church of God...

SCOTT KNOPICK

FREMONT -- Scott Knopick, 39, died Saturday afternoon at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EARL RADFORD

Died July 3, 2009 Earl Lamar Radford, 77, of Sparger Road died Friday at Duke Medical Center. He was predeceased by his mother, Blanche Radford Forrest; father, Troy Radford; and sister, Doris Rackley. Services will be held Monday, July...

Friday, July 3, 2009

CLARA O. CONWELL

Clara O. Conwell, 81, died Thursday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

NAOMI DOBSON

KENANSVILLE -- Naomi Dobson, formerly of Kenansville, died Thursday at Brian Center of Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LOUISE B. GERALD

April 20, 1924-June 29, 2009 Louise Gerald, 85, 721 Franklin St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Maranatha Seventh Day Adventist Church, 212 E. Oak St., with pastor Donnovan...

THE REV. LORAN M. OUTLAW

Jan. 14, 1931-July 2, 2009 DEEP RUN -- The Rev. Loran M. Outlaw, 78, 2887 Gray Branch Church Road, died early Thursday at his home. Services will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount...

TERRY L. SINGLETON

Died June 29, 2009 Terry LaVon Singleton, 31, 1708 S. Slocumb St., Lot 1, died Monday. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Greater Six Run Baptist Church in Turkey, with Bishop Chester Aycock officiating. Burial will follow in...

Thursday, July 2, 2009

JOYCE A. COUSINS-HARRIS

Joyce Ann Cousins-Harris, 106 Country Day Road, died Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JOHN C. BROOKS

Dec. 28, 1955-June 27, 2009 FREMONT -- John Charles Brooks, 53, passed away Saturday at his home. No formal service will be held. John was born in Lubbock, Texas, Dec. 28, 1955, to John Jasper Brooks and Eugenia Rohr...

RONALD S. CONLEY

Oct. 6, 1940-June 30, 2009 Ronald Sherwood Conley, 68, passed away Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A private service will be held at a later date. He was the son of the late Paul Findley and Beatrice...

CONNIE J. HILL

Died July 1, 2009 Connie Jane Hill, 55, 1750 Old Smithfield Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. J. Lewis Baker and...

ROBERT R. MARTIN JR.

Nov. 18, 1943- June 30, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert "Bob" Reaves Martin Jr. died Tuesday at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla, Ga. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home...

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

JOHN S. CASEY

June 24, 1958-June 29, 2009 GARNER -- John Stephen "Steve" Casey, 51, passed away peacefully at his home Monday with his family by his side. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel in Garner....

SHIRLEY J.D. COLEY

Died June 27, 2009 Mother Shirley Jean Dew Coley, 153 Airline Place, peacefully entered eternal rest Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The triumphant homegoing service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Christ Temple of Praise, 301 W....

RONALD CONLEY

Ronald Conley, 68, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

FRANCES CREECH

Feb. 19, 1947-June 29, 2009 SNOW HILL -- Frances Virginia Magdalene Creech, 62, died Monday at her home surrounded by her children and family. A service of remembrance will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home,...

ANNA L. CRONE

June 9, 1946-June 19, 2009 CHICAGO, Ill. -- Anna Lisa Crone, a native of Goldsboro and daughter of Goldsboro residents James and Ethel Crone, probably could have learned any language, but she chose to study Russian because it was...

ANNIE E. DAVIS

Died June 26, 2009 MOUNT OLIVE -- Annie Elizabeth Davis, 81, 5407 US 117 alternate, died Friday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Gospel Revival Uplift Ministry, with...

KIMBERLY M. GRAHAM

Died June 28, 2009 PINK HILL -- Kimberly Michelle Graham, 19, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Friday at 2 p.m., with the...

HAROLD L. GREENE

Harold L. Greene, 64, died suddenly June 18 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Bernadette, and several children....

LINDA C. HAWES

July 30, 1917-June 30, 2009 ROSE HILL -- Linda Carr Hawes, 91, died Tuesday at Day Springs Assisted Living of Wallace. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 am. at Rose Hill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in...

EDNA H.T. HILL

Died June 30, 2009 Edna Heath Taylor Hill, 79, passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Bailey officiating. Interment...

MELBA R. JACKSON

Died June 30, 2009 FOUR OAKS -- Melba Rae Jackson, 72, Harper House Road, died Tuesday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Christian Church, with the Rev. Jerry Burton officiating. Burial will be...

ROBERT MARTIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert Martin died Tuesday evening. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

ESTHER M. PARKHURST

Aug. 7, 1924-June 30, 2009 ROSE HILL -- Esther Matthis Parkhurst, 84, died Tuesday at the Brian Center in Wallace. The funeral will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill. Visitation will...

NELSON PARKS

Died June 26, 2009 WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- Nelson Parks, 53, 4747 S. Park Court, died Friday at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are pending at Mills Funeral Home Inc....

JUANITA T. SHIVAR

Oct. 28, 1924-June 28, 2009 Juanita Elizabeth Tew Waters Shivar, 84, passed away Sunday at Britthaven Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell...

TERRY SINGLETON

Terry Singleton, 31, 1708 S. Slocumb St., lot 1, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....