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Friday, December 31, 2010

JONAH COLEY

Mr. Jonah Coley, 81, of 505 Vance Street, Fremont, passed Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at 6 p.m. at the Rhodes Funeral Home. The...

MARK A. EASTON

Aug. 20, 1956 - Dec. 29, 2010 Mark Alex Easton, 54, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wayne County, Mich., to Jeanne Pintar Easton and the late Francis Earl Easton. Graveside services will be held...

MELVA HOLLOMAN EZZELL

Feb.18, 1921-Dec. 28, 2010 WARSAW -- Melva Holloman Ezzell went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, after almost 90 years. Melva, known as Granny by all who knew her, was raised on a farm...

BOBBY M. JOHNSON SR.

Bobby M. Johnson Sr., 63, of 212 Fairview Road, LaGrange, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

JOYCE ANNE LANE

Joyce Anne Lane, 62, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

EMMA SCOTT LOCKAMY

Jan. 30, 1923-Dec. 29, 2010 WARSAW -- Emma Scott Lockamy, 87, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Autumn Village in Beulaville, N.C. Mrs. Lockamy was born Jan. 30, 1923, in Duplin County to the late Claude Scott and...

ADGRON BONDELL LOFTON

Adgron Bondell Lofton,78, of Creech Street, Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born on Nov. 28, 1932, in Duplin County to the late Abell Lawrence and Lena Lofton Simmons. A viewing will be held today from...

ALMETA ARTIS SUGGS

Died Dec. 27, 2010 SNOW HILL -- Almeta Artis Suggs, 98, 103 Lakeshore Drive, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at St. Peter Free Will Baptist Church in Snow Hill, with elder Levon Troublefield officiating....

LARRY JAMES WALLACE

KENANSVILLE -- Larry James Wallace, 63, of 406 Summerlin Crossings Road died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Duplin County, he was the son of the late Fred and Alberta Jones Wallace. A life celebration service will be...

Thursday, December 30, 2010

JOANN BEST BALL

Feb. 11, 1940 - Dec. 28, 2010 Joann Best Ball, 70, of Mount Olive passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Tom and Sudie Best, and was the wife of Alton Ball....

ELOISE BARWICK

June 29, 1934-Dec. 29, 2010 Eloise Barwick, 76, of Kirkwood Retirement Village passed away at her residence on Wednesday. She was the daughter of the late Jule B. and Esteen Barwick. Miss Barwick was a member of Liberty Pentecostal...

JOHN J. DOUGHERTY

John James Dougherty, 59, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at Wake Medical Center. John was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Nov. 7, 1951, and was the son of the late John F. Dougherty and Emma Cappatino Dougherty....

MARK A. EASTON

Aug. 20, 1956-Dec. 29, 2010 Mark Alex Easton, 54, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DONALD L. GALLOWAY

Donald Lawrence Galloway, 67, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at Britthaven Nursing Home. Donald was born in Tampa, Florida on Nov. 22, 1943, to the late James Galloway and Ruby Snow Galloway. He served his country in...

JAMES O. GARNER JR.

LAGRANGE -- James O. Garner Jr., 30, 120 Sutton Drive, LaGrange, died on Dec. 24 due to an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange with Rev....

MARY P. HARGROVE

Nov. 12, 1937-Dec. 28, 2010 Mary Olive Price Hargrove, 73, of Old Grantham Road in the Mar-Mac area of Goldsboro, died at home on Tuesday. Services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at Tyndall Funeral Home in...

BOBBY JOHNSON

LAGRANGE -- Bobby Johnson, 63, 202 Fairview Road, LaGrange, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

DAVISE JOYNER

Davise Joyner, 79, of 39 Dewitt Street, New Haven, Conn., formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday in the Yale-New Haven Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

BETTY GRAHAM SMITH

Betty Graham Smith, of Fort Washington, Md., formerly of Kenansville, died Sunday at Fort Washington Hospital, Maryland. She is the daughter of Evelyn Graham and the late Roy Graham. Memorial service information will be announced at a later date....

ALVIN BERNARD WILSON

Alvin Bernard Wilson, 72, of Kenansville, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at Kenansville Health & Rehabilitation Center, Kenansville. Memorial services will be held from the Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, 472 Wells Town Road, Rose Hill, on Sunday, Jan....

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

JOANN BEST BALL

Joann Best Ball, 70, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

TEQUILA D. BARRETT

Tequilla D. Barrett, 26, of 915 A. Hugh St. died Sunday. She is survived by her mother Pamela Barrett and two sons. Funeral services will be held Friday at noon at the Greater Saint John FWB Church, with the...

CORNELIA G. BEEMS

April 8, 1925-Dec. 28, 2010 Cornelia Gertrude Beems, 85, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Brian Center. Miss Beems was born in Rocky Mount, on April 8, 1925, to the late Cornelius Beems and Helen Hicks...

MELVA H. EZZELL

WARSAW -- Melva H. Ezzell of Warsaw died Dec. 28 in Gloucester Point, Va. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home, Warsaw....

ELBERT FRYAR SR.

Elbert Fryar Sr., 81, 125 Strawberry Patch Lane, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Elbert was born May 12, 1921, in Sampson County to the late Lee and Lillie White Fryar. He, along with...

JOYCE BEVERLY STRICKLAND GREENE

Joyce Beverly Strickland Greene has died. She was born on Jan. 28, 1942, in New Orleans, La., to the late Rosemary Strickland Bierria and Jessie Strickland Sr. She is survived by her three children. A service of remembrance will...

COLLEEN "NANA" HANNAH

June 19, 1943-Dec. 25, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Colleen "Nana" Hannah, 67, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held Thursday, Dec....

MARY P. HARGROVE

Mary Price Hargrove of Old Grantham Road in Mar-Mac died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

JAMES LEE "JIMMY" MILLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- James Lee "Jimmy" Miller, 66 of 1999 Tram Road died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. Born in Duplin County, he is the son of the late Jimmie and Arminda Lesesne Miller. "Bubba" as he was affectionately...

PAULINE M. McCLENNY

Pauline Morales McClenny, 76, passed away on Monday evening at the home of her daughter in Chapel Hill surrounded by her family. A service to remember Pauline will be held Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at 2 p.m.at Adamsville Baptist...

DERRIS JAMIE OATES

Derris Jamie Oates, 30, of 803 Slaughter St., died Sunday in Pitt Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Atkinson Oates; his father, the Rev. Derrick Oates; his stepmother, Nikita Oates; and two sons. Funeral services will...

LARRY WALLACE

KENANSVILLE -- Larry Wallace, 63 of 406 Summerlins Crossings Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

TEQUILA D. BARRETT

Tequilla D. Barrett, 26, of 915 A. Hugh Street, died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro....

CORNELIA G. BEEMS

Cornelia G. Beems, 85, died today at the Brian Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JONAH COLEY

Jonah Coley, 81, of Fremont died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home....

COLLEEN "NANA" HANNAH

LAGRANGE -- Colleen "Nana" Hannah, 67, passed away Christmas Day at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro with visitation afterward. A private...

HOMER EDWARD HAYES

Col. Homer Edward Hayes, retired U.S.A.F., 86, passed away on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Britthaven Nursing Home. Col. Hayes was born in Vandergrift, Pa., on Feb. 17, 1924, to the late Paul and Harriett Hall Hayes. He was...

JERRY LAYTON KING

LAGRANGE -- Retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Jerry Layton King passed away Christmas. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Jerry was born in Sampson County on...

W.G. "JACK" LANCASTER

FREMONT -- W. G. "Jack" Lancaster, 90, died Friday, December 24, at his residence. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Bryant E. and Ellen Edmundson Lancaster and was the widower of Mary Ruth...

PAULINE M. MCCLENNY

Pauline Morales McClenny, 76, died Monday evening at the home of her daughter in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY EMMA OUTLAW

MAGNOLIA -- Mary Emma Outlaw, 78, of 1003 Hwy 50 S. died Thursday at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. Born in Duplin County, she is the daughter of the late Lib and Maggie McArthur Farrior. Five children...

EULA WHALEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Lord came and called Eula Jeanette Slate Wilkins Whaley, one of his faithful servants, home on Saturday, December 25, 2010. We know she is safe and happy with him today, her Lord and Savior. Eula...

Monday, December 27, 2010

HOMER EDWARD HAYES

Col. Homer Edward Hayes, U.S. Air Force retired, 86, died Monday at Britthaven of Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

BETTY BRIDGERS JERNIGAN

Oct. 12, 1940-Dec. 23, 2010 Betty Bridgers Jernigan, 70, of 119 Susan Circle, Goldsboro, died Thursday morning at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Lewis Baker and...

JERRY KING

LAGRANGE --Jerry King, 76, died on Christmas day at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAMES "JIMMIE" MILLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- James "Jimmie" Miller, 66, of 1999 Tram Road, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

PATTIE UZZELL MOORE

Funeral services for Pattie Uzzell Moore have been rescheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home....

DERRIS JAMIE OATES

Derris Jamie Oates, 30, of 803 Slaughter St., died Sunday in the Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries, Goldsboro. In addition to the residence, the family will also receive friends at his father's...

EULA WHALEY

MAGNOLIA -- Eula Whaley of Magnolia died Christmas Day at Mount Olive Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangement are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

Sunday, December 26, 2010

MARGARET PARKER ALLEN

April 7, 1924-Dec. 22, 2010 Mrs. Margaret Parker Allen, 86, of 12011 Green Ridge Drive, Waynesboro, Pa., and formerly of 1505 Peachtree St., was called home to be with the Lord on Dec. 22, 2010. Funeral services will be...

JESSIE BLACK JR.

June 13, 1930-Dec. 21, 2010 Jessie Black Jr. of Goldsboro, slipped into eternal rest on Dec. 21, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at...

ALDINE P. CHASE

Nov. 17, 1936-Dec. 21, 2010 SNOW HILL -- Aldine Pittman Chase, 74, of Snow Hill, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. A service to celebrate Aldine's life will be held Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at 8 p.m. at Sharon United...

KEITH COOMBS

Jan. 12, 1956-Dec. 23, 2010 James Keith Coombs, 54, passed away suddenly Thursday at his home. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wayne Nelson officiating. The family...

NATALIA LORETTA GIARRUSSO

Dec. 19, 1965-Dec. 24, 2010 Natalia, 45, of 101 Melodie Lane, went to be with Jesus on Dec. 24. She was the youngest of four sisters born in Denver, Colo. She was preceded in death by her father, James...

COLLEEN HANNAH

Colleen "Nana" Hannah, 67, of LaGrange, died Satur-day at Wayne Memorial Hospital Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

THERESA REID HOWELL

Died Dec. 24, 2010 Theresa Reid Howell, 85, a resident of Britthaven, passed Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the loving wife of the Rev. Amaziah Howell, 1017 Eleventh St., Goldsboro, and the loving mother...

DEAN JARMAN

Sept. 12, 1947-Dec. 21, 2010 JACKSONVILLE -- Dean Jarman, 63, of Jacksonville, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. A service to celebrate Dean's life will be held Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at 3 p.m. at the Richlands Community Building. Dean...

BETTY BRIDGERS JERNIGAN

Oct. 12, 1940-Dec. 23, 2010 Betty Bridgers Jernigan, 70, of 119 Susan Circle, Goldsboro, died Thursday morning at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, with the Rev....

MIDRED GRANTHAM JUNKER

March 30, 1918-Dec. 24, 2010 Mildred Grantham Junker, 92, 703 Guilford St., died Friday at her residence with her family by her side. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 1200...

ROGER JUSTICE

Sept. 1, 1945-Dec. 24, 2010 Roger Terry Justice, 65, of Forest Knolls Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in...

W.G. 'JACK' LANCASTER

W. G. "Jack" Lancaster, 90, died Friday at his residence. Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home are incomplete....

JOHN H. THOMAS JR.

Nov. 25, 1930-Dec. 24, 2010 John Haywood Thomas Jr., 80, of Goldsboro, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev....

PARY LEE WALLS

Jan. 8, 1916-Dec 18, 2010 WALDORF, Md. -- Pary Lee Walls, 94, Waldorf, Md., formerly of Mount Olive, died Dec. 18, 2010, at Genesis Health Care Waldorf Center. She was residing in Waldorf, Md., with her daughter and son-in-law,...

Friday, December 24, 2010

JOHN H. ALDRIDGE

Sept. 25, 1947-Dec. 22, 2010 PRINCETON -- John Haywood Aldrige, 63, 2262 Progressive Church Road, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial will be in...

JOHN H. ALDRIDGE

PRINCETON -- John Haywood Aldrige, Progressive Church Road, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

KEITH COOMBS

Keith Coombs, 54, 335 West Hill St., died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

LONNIE DAWSON

Died Dec. 21, 2010 LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Rev. Dr. Lonnie Dawson, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Wednesday at New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. (Pd)...

ELBERT L. FRYAR

FAISON -- Elbert Lee Fryar, 81, 125 Strawberry Patch Lane, died Wednesday at Advance Care Life Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremation of Clinton....

MAURICE AUSTIN GANDY

Nov. 30, 1928-Dec. 22, 2010 CHARLOTTE -- Mrs. Maurice Austin Gandy, 82, of Charlotte, formerly of Goldsboro, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010. She passed away surrounded by her family in the care of The...

ESSIE HUTCHERSON

Died Dec. 18, 2010 WILSON -- Essie Hutcherson, 90, 604 S. Warren St., died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral...

BETTY BRIDGERS JERNIGAN

Oct. 12, 1940-Dec. 23., 2010 Betty Bridgers Jernigan, 70, 119 Susan Circle, died Thursday morning at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Lewis Baker and the Rev. Kelley Buffalo officiating....

ROGER JUSTICE

Roger Justice, 65, Forest Knolls Road, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

GARLAND M. KING SR.

Jan. 28, 1920-Dec. 20, 2010 CHAPEL HILL -- Garland McRay King Sr. was born Jan. 28, 1920, in Goldsboro, N.C. He was the youngest son of Mattie Highsmith and Major Lewis King. He married Helen Henderson in 1940, with...

PATTIE UZZELL MOORE

Aug. 15, 1911-Dec. 20, 2010 BUNNELL, Fla. -- Pattie Uzzell Moore, 99, passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Flagler Pines Nursing Home in Bunnell, Fla. Pattie was born in Wayne County Aug. 15, 1911, to the late Thomas...

TOMARCUS J. MOORE

Died Dec. 23, 2010 Tomarcus Jaron Moore, 31, 605 S. Audubon Ave., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro. He was...

MARY OUTLAW

KENANSVILLE -- Mary Outlaw, 1204 Paul Ed Dail Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DONNELL PARKER

Died Dec. 20, 2010 NORFOLK, Va. -- Donnell Parker, 50, 2704 Birch St., died Monday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson....

JOHN H. THOMAS JR.

John Haywood Thomas Jr., 80, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Thursday, December 23, 2010

LONNIE DAWSON

Died Dec. 21, 2010 LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Rev. Dr. Lonnie Dawson, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Wednesday at New Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles....

ROZELLA SORENSEN HAMILTON

Jan. 30, 1962-Dec. 21, 2010 PRINCETON -- Rozella Sorensen Hamilton, 48, 1256 Worley Road, died Tuesday. Funeral will be at noon today at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Percy Coleman and evangelist Martha Peedin officiating. Born Jan....

FELICIA HICKEY

Died Dec. 16, 2010 QUEENS VILLAGE, N.Y. -- Felicia Hickey, 49, died Dec. 16 in New York. Funeral will be at St. James United Holy Church in Maple Hill Tuesday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Everett Newton officiating....

TOMARCUS J. MOORE

Tomarcus Jaron Moore, 31, 605 S. Audubon Ave., died Thursday at Kitty Atkins Hospice in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

JESSIE BLACK JR.

Jessie Black Jr. died Tuesday morning at Durham Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LARRY M. CAMPBELL

Died Dec. 18, 2010 SNOW HILL -- Larry Maurice Campbell, 25, 2477 Mewborn Church Road, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Holy Temple Miracle Tabernacle Church. Burial will be in...

BEVERLY GREENE

Beverly Greene died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ROZELLA SORENSEN HAMILTON

PRINCETON -- Rozella Sorensen Hamilton, 1256 Worley Road, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

PATRICIA HUEY

Sept. 8, 1947-Dec. 16, 2010 Patricia Ann Huey died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at E.M. Matthews Celebration of Life chapel. She was born Sept. 8, 1947, to the late Richard Taliaferro...

DEAN JARMAN

JACKSONVILLE -- Dean Jarman, 63, died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

GENE A. SAULS

Died Dec. 20, 2010 Gene Autry Sauls, 71, 2201 Royall Ave., died Monday. Funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

VIRGINIA MAY WHITE

Died Dec. 19, 2010 FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Virginia May White, Christian City, formerly of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away Dec. 19, 2010, at the age of 94. Mrs. White was a homemaker and loving mother and grandmother. She was...

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

LOUISE P. DAVIS

Died Dec. 15, 2010 Louise P. Davis, 88, resident of Britthaven of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Upper Room Church of Deliverance, with bishop James Woodley officiating. Burial will...

RUTH W. GRAY

July 31, 1931-Dec.18, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Ruth Ward Grant Gray, 79, died Saturday. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. She was born July 31, 1931, in...

ROBERT RAY JOHNSON

Aug. 20, 1936-Dec. 20, 2010 Robert "Ray" Johnson Sr., 74, died Monday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late William Galberth Johnson and Ruth Laneve Johnson. He was also...

PATTIE UZZELL MOORE

BUNNELL, Fla. -- Pattie Uzzell Moore, 99, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

CHESTER "BUDDY" RAY OATES

Aug. 7, 1957-Dec. 17. 2010 Chester "Buddy" Ray Oates Sr. was born Aug. 7, 1957, to the late Chester "Gabe" Oates and Lola McQueen Oates of Mount Olive, N.C. He slipped into eternal rest Dec. 17, 2010, at 2...

SADIE H. POLLOCK

July 4, 1926-Dec. 20, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Sadie Hardy Pollock, 84, died Monday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Jason Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Scott Hardy officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Pollock was...

ELIZABETH JUDGE WHITE

Died Dec. 17, 2010 CHINQUAPIN -- Elizabeth Judge White, 82, died Friday at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be at St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church in Chinquapin Wednesday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Hewett officiating....

Monday, December 20, 2010

RUTH W. GRAY

LAGRANGE -- Ruth Ward Gray, 79, died Saturday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

LINDA C. JENNETTE

Jan. 2, 1943-Dec. 19, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Linda Cooke Jennette, 67, Smith's Chapel community, died Sunday. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Leland Heath Jr. officiating. Burial will be...

JAMES EARL JONES

Died Dec. 19, 2010 NEWTON GROVE -- James Earl Jones, 59, died Sunday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Randy Beasley officiating. Burial will be...

WILLIAM G. PARKS

May 11, 1931-Dec. 18, 2010 FAISON -- William Gordon Parks, 79, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Visitation will follow. He was born May 11, 1931, in Wayne...

SADIE H. POLLOCK

LAGRANGE -- Sadie Hardy Pollock, 84, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

ESTELLE BRANNAN BATTEN THROCKMORTON

Died Dec. 18, 2010 Estelle "Snip" Brannan Batten Throckmorton finished her journey home to her Lord Dec. 18 with her loving family at her side. Snip was the daughter of the late Dora Barham Brannan and Ed Ransom Brannan...

FANNIE L. POWELL WALL

May 2, 1928-Dec. 19, 2010 PIKEVILLE -- Fannie Lee Powell Wall, 82, Airport Road, died Sunday morning at the home of her daughter. A graveside service was to be held today at 11 a.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. The family...

Sunday, December 19, 2010

HERMAN L. "TONY" BEST

Jan. 3, 1939-Dec. 17, 2010 Herman L. "Tony" Best, 71, passed away on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

CLEMENT H. BUNN

Nov. 10, 1929-Dec. 16, 2010 Clement Harrell Bunn, master sergeant USAF retired, 81, of Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. A graveside service of remembrance with full military honors will be held Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at 4...

EUGENIA R. DIZE

June 29, 1931-Dec. 16, 2010 Eugenia Rae Dize, 79, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Elwood Lee officiating. The family will receive...

VANTOICE "ROCK" FARRIOR

Died Dec. 16, 2010 CHARLOTTE -- Vantoice "Rock" Flanagan Farrior, 81, of 7235 Point Lake Drive, formerly of Wayne County, died Thursday at her home. Home-going services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Best Chapel FWB Church,...

MAJ. GEN. J. STANLEY HOLTONER

Aug. 4, 1911-Dec. 17, 2010 Maj. Gen. J. Stanley Holtoner (USAF-Ret.) passed away Friday at age 99. The family will receive friends at Seymour Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 3 until 5 p.m. He will be buried...

ROSA BASS KORNEGAY

May 28, 1929-Dec. 17, 2010 Rosa Bass Kornegay, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at the home of her daughter. Funeral services will be held today, Dec. 19, 2010, at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour...

CHESTER OATES

Chester Ray Oates, 53, of Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Friday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home Inc....

MARIA DEL SOROCO ALVARADO PEREZ

Died Dec. 18, 2010 WARSAW -- Maria del Soroco Alvarado Perez, 95, of 1084 Lanefield Road, died Saturday morning at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 6 p.m. at the Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel,...

OLA MARIE WRIGHT

Sept. 7, 1949-Dec. 16, 2010 Ola Marie Wright, 61, died Thursday at home. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 3 until 4 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. She was born in Wayne County to the late...

Friday, December 17, 2010

VANTOICE "ROCK" FLANAGAN-FARRIOR

CHARLOTTE -- Vantoice "Rock" Flanagan-Farrior, 81, 7235 Point Lake Drive, formerly of Wayne County, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HERMAN BEST

Herman Best, 71, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CLEMENT H. BUNN

Clement H. Bunn, 81, died late Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

EUGENIA R. DIZE

Eugenia Rae Dize, 79, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

BETTY C. EUBANK

July 9, 1944-Dec. 16, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Betty Carlyle Eubank, 66, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Daly's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with the Rev. Edward Thornton officiating. Interment will...

GAIL LANCASTER FLEMING

Oct. 23, 1939-Dec. 16, 2010 Gail Lancaster Fleming, 71, passed away Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 ,at her home. Gail was born in Wayne County Oct. 23, 1939, to the late Lloyd Ashley Lancaster and Lendora Edmundson Lancaster. She was...

HENRY FUNT

Henry Funt, Alabama Avenue, died Thursday at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

J. STANLEY HOLTONER

Retired Air Force major gen. J. Stanley Holtoner, 99, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PATRICIA A. HUEY

Patricia Ann Huey, 415 S. George St., died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

REV. JAMES M. HULL

March 9, 1926-Dec. 15, 2010 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. James Montgomery Hull died Wednesday. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Benson officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. He was...

ROSA B. KORNEGAY

Rosa Bass Kornegay, 81, died this morning at the home of her daughter. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM D. MCCLARY

Died Dec. 14, 2010 WINSTON-SALEM -- William David McClary, 74, 445 Stratton Ave., formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Grace Health Care Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Bethlehem Apostolic Church in Winston-Salem. He is...

KEITER MCCOY

Died Dec. 15, 2010 KINSTON -- Mr. Kay Keiter McCoy, 69, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, in Kinston, N.C. Keiter was a native of Arba community of Greene County, and was the son of the late Cicero and Kathleen...

WILLIAM I. "BILL" MILLARD

Died Dec. 16, 2010 William I. "Bill" Millard, 78, passed away Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late Clarence Lee and Weasie Best Millard. Bill was the retired...

CHARLES L. SHAW SR.

Nov. 22, 1935-Dec. 13. 2010 Charles L. Shaw Sr. 75, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at E.M. Matthews Celebration of Life Chapel. Burial will be in Cobb-Faison Cemetery He was born...

RAY SUMMERLIN

Jan. 12, 1958-Dec. 15, 2010 DUDLEY -- Ray Summerlin, 52, of Dudley died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Duplin County to the late Ira Randolph and Myra Whitfield Summerlin, and was married to Teresa Ann...

IRENE JONES WHITEHURST

Oct. 25, 1923-Dec. 15, 2010 KENLY -- Irene Jones Whitehurst, 87, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at home. Irene was born in Greene County Oct. 25, 1923, to the late Charlie Jones and Bessie Radford Jones. She was...

HAZEL MARIE WHITLEY

Died Dec. 15, 2010 Hazel Marie Whitley, 86, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010. She was the daughter of the late John Reeves and Estelle Lane Reeves. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Whitley. She is survived...

Thursday, December 16, 2010

IRENE JONES

Irene Jones Whitehurst died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JACQUELINE BOGUE BROCK

Oct. 21, 1930–Dec. 14, 2010 EUREKA — Jacqueline Bogue Brock, 116 Baker St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with her family by her side. Funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Eureka United Methodist...

LOUISE P. DAVIS

Louise P. Davis, 88, resident of Britthaven of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

GAIL L. FLEMING

PIKEVILLE — Gail L. Fleming died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

TIMMIE KEITH RAPER

Nov. 19, 1950-Dec. 15, 2010 PIKEVILLE — Timmie Keith Raper, 60, of Pikeville, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will follow...

ELLA L. NETTLES SHERROD

Died Dec. 14, 2010 SIMS — Ella Louise “Eloise” Nettles Sherrod, 6412 Old Railey Road, died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Wilson, with Dr. T....

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

JACQUELINE BOGUE BROCK

EUREKA -- Jacqueline Bogue Brock, 80, 116 Baker St., died Tuesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service of Goldsboro....

BYRON LUBY BRYAN

Sept. 5, 1963-Dec. 14, 2010 Byron Luby Bryan, 47, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Byron was born in Wayne County Sept. 5, 1963, to Erlene Head Bryan of Goldsboro and the late Joseph Luby...

CATHY P. GIBBONS

Jan. 1, 1950-Dec. 14, 2010 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mollie Catherine "Cathy" Price Gibbons, 60, died Tuesday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. George Futrelle officiating. Interment will be Thursday at 11 a.m....

REV. JAMES M. HULL

LAGRANGE -- The Rev. James Montgomery Hull, 84, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

TIMMIE K. RAPER

Timmie Keith Raper, 60, died today. Arrangements are pending at Coley Funeral Home....

JOSEPH LANE ROUSE

Died Dec. 11, 2010 WILMINGTON -- Joseph Lane Rouse, 37, 4506 Coddington Loop, Apt. 201, Providence Park, died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Gerald Bolda, and stepbrother, Billie Harper. Funeral...

ARTHUR D. WEST

Died Dec. 10, 2010 WALLACE -- Arthur Davis West, 56, died Friday at Mercer Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Highsmith...

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

CECIL GRAY ATKINSON

March 7, 1930-Dec. 13, 2010 WARSAW -- Cecil Gray Atkinson, 80, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Mr. Atkinson was born March 7, 1930, in Dupliln County to the late Thomas...

EDWARD LOUIS BERGMARK

May 26, 1952-Dec. 11, 2010 NEW ZEALAND -- Edward Bergmark, 58, died Dec. 11, 2010, in New Zealand. Ed previously lived in Goldsboro, and was the owner of ExeCom Computers from 1994 to 2006. He was also a member...

WILLIE J. BEST

Died Dec. 10, 2010 SANFORD --Willie J. Best, 89, of Sanford, formerly of Rose Hill, died Friday at Carrol S. Roberson Hospice Center in Fayetteville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Thursday at...

BYRON L. BRYAN

Byron Luby Bryan, 47, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VIRGINIA REID COX

March 3, 1933-Dec. 10, 2010 Virginia Reid Cox, 77, 157 Dupont Circle, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She was born March...

CATHY P. GIBBONS

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mollie Catherine "Cathy" Price Gibbons, 60, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LOUANN WILLIAMSON HEATH

Died Dec. 12, 2010 Louann went home to be with her Lord early in the morning during her sleep Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. She was a loving, caring and compassionate person, who spent a number of years as a...

JAMES L. HIGGINS II

Jan. 16, 1956-Dec. 12, 2010 James Lester Higgins II, 54, N.C. 581 north, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Riverside Free Will Baptist Church in Princeton. Higgins was born in Indiana...

CHRISTINE CRAWFORD JONES

July 31, 1927-Dec. 12, 2010 PIKEVILLE -- Christine Crawford Jones, 83, resident of Countryside Assisted Living in Pikeville, formerly of Salem Church Road, passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held by the...

HUBERT EDWARD MYERS

July 3, 1929-Dec. 13, 2010 Hubert Edward Myers, 81, 652 Ditchbank Road, ascended this earth Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, peacefully at home. Hubert was born in Wayne County July 3, 1929, to the late Harvey Myers and Nellie Barley...

LINDA M. PARKER

Died Dec. 11, 2010 GREENVILLE -- Linda Marci Parker, 47, died Saturday evening at Red Oak Assisted Living. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. She was the...

BRENDA MOORING ROLLINS

Died Dec. 12, 2010 Mrs. Brenda Mooring Rollins, 67, went peacefully to be with her Lord Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her loving family. A service to celebrate Brenda's life will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m....

CHARLES SHAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles Shaw, 75, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Monday. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

DURWOOD RAY SMITH

Sept. 15, 1935-Dec. 13. 2010 Durwood Ray Smith, 75, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at his home. Durwood was born in Wayne County Sept. 15, 1935, to the late James P. Smith and Pauline McKeel Smith Bradshaw-Faison. Durwood...

ELLEN LEE LOVELACE WARREN

March 15, 1924-Dec. 13, 2010 Ellen Lee Lovelace Warren, 86, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Lee was born in Wayne County March 15, 1924, to the late Oscar Newton Lovelace and Sally Powell Lovelace....

Monday, December 13, 2010

CECIL ATKINSON

WARSAW -- Cecil Atkinson, 80, died today at Quinn Hospice Center of Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LOUANN WILLIAMSON HEATH

Louann Williamson Heath, 46, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

JAMES L. HIGGINS II

James Lester Higgins II, 54, N.C. 581 north, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

CHRISTINE CRAWFORD JONES

July 31, 1927-Dec. 12, 2010 PIKEVILLE -- Christine Crawford Jones, 83, resident of Countryside Assisted Living, formerly of Salem Church Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. The...

EFFIE C. HART LAURENT

Aug. 18, 1938-Dec. 11, 2010 NEWTON GROVE -- Effie Christine Hart Laurent, was born Aug. 18, 1938. She was a Marine wife, mother and friend. After a courageous battle with cancer, she went home to be with her Lord...

MELVILLE W. ODOM

May 23, 1949-Dec. 11, 2010 DOBBERSVILLE -- Melville Warren Odom, 61, died Saturday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. The family will receive friends at Brownings United Methodist Church Tuesday beginning at 1 p.m., with funeral services...

LINDA PARKER

GREENVILLE -- Linda Parker, 47, died Saturday evening at Red Oak Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JANIE LEE PORTER

Feb. 13, 1936-Dec. 12, 2010 Janie Lee Porter, 74, passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Porter was born in Durham County to the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Allen. She worked for many years with Singer Sewing...

BRENDA MOORING ROLLINS

April 28, 1943-Dec. 12, 2010 Mrs. Brenda Mooring Rollins, 67, went peacefully to be with her Lord Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her loving family. Brenda was born in Wayne County April 28, 1943, to the late...

JOAN W. SAMENSKI

Feb. 23, 1942-Dec. 7, 2010 PIKEVILLE -- Joan Winifred Samenski, 68, died Tuesday at home. Services will be held privately. She was born in Maryland Feb. 23, 1942, to the late Frank and Marie Backmann. She is survived by...

WILLARD C. "JUNE BUG" THOMPSON

Nov. 9, 1936-Dec. 11, 2010 Willard Carlton "June Bug" Thompson, 74, Willard Lane. passed away Saturday afternoon at his residence. He was the son of the late Lonnie and Ethel P. Thompson, and the husband of Sandra Sloan Thompson....

OSBORNE MCDONALD TRIPP

Feb. 8, 1932-Dec. 12, 2010 United States Air Force retired Master Sgt. Osborne McDonald Tripp, 78, passed away Sunday morning at his home. Mr. Tripp was born in Pitt County to the late Benjamin Tripp and Nellie Joyner Tripp....

JOSEPH VANVOLTENBURG

Nov. 4, 1937-Dec. 11, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Joseph VanVoltenburg, 73, Indian Springs community, died Saturday, Dec. 11. A member of Emmaus Baptist Church, he was retired from AP Parts, was a former Boy Scouts troop leader and had...

LEE L. WARREN

Lee Lovelace Warren, 86, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, December 12, 2010

WILLIE HENRY "TOMMY" EZZELL

Died Dec. 10, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Willie Henry "Tommy" Ezzell, of Mount Olive, passed away Friday. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Community Funeral Home Chapel, Warsaw. Visitation will follow the service. Mr. Ezzell was...

D. FRANK HINNANT

Died Dec. 10, 2010 D. Frank Hinnant Jr., 90, of Fremont died Dec. 10, 2010. A celebration of Frank's life will be today at 3 p.m., at the fellowship hall of Fremont United Methodist Church. He was preceded in...

EFFIE H. LAURENT

NEWTON GROVE -- Effie H. Laurent, 76, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with West and Dunn Funeral Home....

MELVILLE W. ODOM

DOBBERSVILLE -- Melville W. Odom, 61, died Saturday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete with Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

LARRY SPENCER PICKETT

Jan. 11, 1945-Dec. 9, 2010 DURHAM -- Larry Spencer Pickett, 65, died after an extended battle with cancer Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at Hock Family Pavilion, surrounded by his loving family. A funeral ceremony was held at 2 p.m....

WILLARD THOMPSON

Willard Thompson died at his residence Saturday. Arrangements incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

JOSEPH VANVOLTENBURG

Mount Olive -- Joseph VanVoltenberg, 73, of the Indian Springs community, died Saturday in Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete with Tyndall Funeral Home....

Friday, December 10, 2010

ROBERT BORKOWSKI

July 24, 1942-Dec. 8, 2010 Robert "Bob" John Borkowski, 68, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Robert was born in Erie, Pa., July 24, 1942, to the late William Borkowski and...

MARGARET H. CHASE

Sept. 30, 1926-Dec. 8, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Margaret Hill Chase, 84, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 4 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Vito Bisogno officiating. Interment will be Sunday at 9 a.m. at Fairview...

GENEVA B. HERRING COGDELL

Jan. 22, 1917-Dec. 8, 2010 Mother Geneva B. Herring Cogdell made the transition into eternal rest peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at her home in Goldsboro, N.C. She was one of five daughters of the late Joseph H. and...

MARGARET F. HOLLAND

Nov. 30, 1925-Dec. 8, 2010 Margaret Floyd Holland, 85, died Wednesday at her home. She was born in Sampson County to the late Joe and Mattie Mae Floyd, and was married to the late Wallace Holland. Margaret was a...

IRENE H. JONES

Died Dec. 9, 2010 LUCAMA -- Irene H. Jones, 92, 4912 Rainwater Road, died Thursday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Atkins Memorial Tabernacle Holiness Church in Sims. Arrangements are by...

ARCHIE LEE LEWIS SR.

July 24, 1942-Dec. 6, 2010 ARVERNE, N.Y. -- Archie Lee Lewis Sr., 68, passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at his home in Arverne, N.Y., surrounded by his loving family. Archie was born in Wayne County July 24, 1942,...

VIRGINIA C. REID

Virginia Cox Reid, 77, 157 Dupont Circle, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

EDDIE T. WILLIAMS

Died Dec. 8, 2010 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Eddie Terry Williams, 46, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Sentara Medical Center in Virginia. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be...

Thursday, December 9, 2010

ESTHER EDWARDS ASKEW

Died Dec. 3, 2010 WILSON -- Esther Edwards Askew, 92, resident of Spring Arbor of Wilson Assisted Living, died Friday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle. Arrangements are by Hamilton...

MARTHA TROUTMAN BENNETT

Oct. 29, 1920-Dec. 8, 2010 Martha Troutman Bennett, 90, died Wednesday at her residence. Born in Iredell County, she was the daughter of the late Harrison and Celeste Lippard Troutman, and wife of the late Mordecai Bennett. She was...

ROBERT BORKOWSKI

Robert J. Borkowski, 68, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MATTHEW "JACK" BRASWELL JR.

Died Dec. 5, 2010 Matthew "Jack" Braswell Jr., 66, 613 Slaughter St., departed this life Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. His life will be remembered and celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. His mortal...

MARGARET H. CHASE

LAGRANGE -- Margaret Hill Chase, 84, died Wednesday at Britthaven of Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

GENEVA COGDELL

Geneva Cogdell, 93, 703 N. Chestnut St., died Wednesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

MARGARET F. HOLLAND

DUDLEY -- Margaret Floyd Holland, 85, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LULA C. LINDSEY

Died Dec. 7, 2010 SNOW HILL -- Lula C. Lindsey, 62, 550 Newell Road, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Washington Branch Original Free Will Baptist Church in Walstonburg, with...

JOAN W. SAMENSKI

PIKEVILLE -- Joan Winifred Samenski, 68, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

RUFUS F. WADE

June 23, 1947-Dec. 7, 2010 KINSTON -- Rufus Freeman Wade, 63, died Tuesday. Wade was born June 23, 1947, in Lenoir County to the late Henry Mark Wade Sr. and Fruzzie Mae Gilbert Wade. He was married to Wendy...

EDDIE WILLIAMS

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Eddie Williams, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Sentara Medical Center in Virginia. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

GLENN APPLEWHITE

Died Nov. 23, 2010 NEW JERSEY -- Glenn Applewhite died Nov. 23. Funeral was previously held. He was married to Alean Darden Applewhite. He is survived by five children....

ROBERT LEE "MONK" BELL

Died Dec. 4, 2010 Mr. Robert Lee "Monk" Bell, 64, 358 Hare Road, Goldsboro, N.C., passed away suddenly Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. A celebration of his life will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist...

LONNIE WILLIAM COLEY

Died Dec. 3, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lonnie William Coley Jr., 61, 406 W. Main St., Mount Olive, departed this life Friday at his residence. Eulogistic services will be held Thursday at 12 p.m. at Faith Presbyter-ian Church. Interment...

GENEVA AYCOCK JONES

Died Dec. 7, 2010 PIKEVILLE -- Geneva Aycock Jones, 86, passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Jenny Daniels Aycock, and the widow of...

LULA LINDSEY

SNOW HILL -- Lula Lindsey, 550 Newell Road, died Tuesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home Inc. in Snow Hill....

AYDEN T. ROGERS

Born and died Dec. 4, 2010 ROSE HILL -- Baby Ayden T. Rogers, son of Sherneka Johnson and Orin Dion Rogers, was born and died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m....

CARL RAY SMITH

Oct. 17, 1953-Dec. 2, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Mr. Carl Ray Smith, 57, 1865 Richtree Road, Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Goldsboro, passed Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at his home. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m....

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

ELIJAH BAKER

Died Dec. 4, 2010 Elijah Baker, 72, 304A S. Oleander Ave., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are private. He was married to Shirley Baker. He is survived by seven children. The family will receive friends at the...

VERTIE BROWN BENSON

Died Dec. 6, 2010 KENANSVILLE -- Vertie Brown Benson, 89, died Monday at Autumn Village in Beulaville. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. Visitation will...

RUBY C. BLACKMON

May 17, 1914-Dec. 5, 2010 Ruby Cox Blackmon, 96, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at Britthaven Nursing Home in Smithfield surrounded by her family. Ruby was born in Wayne County May 17, 1914, to the late Ira Rufus...

LONNIE WILLIAM COLEY

Died Dec. 4, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lonnie William Coley Jr., 61, 406 W. Main St., Mount Olive, departed this life Saturday at this residence. He was preceded in silent halls of death by his parents, Lonnie W. Coley...

MERIOM H. HINES

Jan. 16, 1927-Dec. 6, 2010 Meriom Holly Hines, 83, passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Meriom was born in Bibb County, Ga., Jan. 16, 1927, to the late Ollie Holly and Lillie Williams Holly. She...

ALICE PEARL JERNIGAN KENNEDY

Nov. 14, 1935-Dec. 6, 2010 KINSTON -- Alice Pearl Jernigan Kennedy, 75, of Kinston, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, Dec. 6, 2010. Mrs. Kennedy was born in Greene County Nov. 14, 1935, to the...

WILLIE RAY STARLING

July 9, 1940-Dec. 5, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Willie Ray Starling, 70, 1523 Indian Springs Road, after running a good race and keeping his eye on the prize before him, passed on at Wayne Memorial Hospital, ending his journey...

Monday, December 6, 2010

ELIJAH BAKER

Elijah Baker, 72, 304A S. Oleander, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries....

HOWARD R. BEAUDRY

June 7, 1947-Dec. 4, 2010 Howard Raymond Beaudry, 63, 3953 Arrington Bridge Road, died Saturday at home. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Woodland Friends Meeting Cemetery, with Jimmy Hull officiating. Born in Newport, Vt., he...

ROBERT L. BELL

Robert Lee Bell, 64, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc. of Goldsboro....

VERTIE B. BENSON

KENANSVILLE -- Vertie B. Benson, 89, died today at Autumn Village of Beulaville. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

RUBY C. BLACKMON

Ruby Cox Blackmon, 96, died Sunday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MATTHEW BRASWELL

Matthew Braswell, 66, 613 Slaughter S., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

LONNIE W. COLEY SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lonnie William Coley Sr., 61, 406 W. Main St., died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

FREEMAN "ROGER" CRIBBS

Dec. 27, 1945-Dec. 4, 2010 KINSTON -- Freeman "Roger" Cribbs, 64, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at the Veterans Hospital in Durham, N.C. He was born Dec. 27, 1945. He was a member...

MERIOM H. HINES

Meriom Holly Hines, 83, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LANA FAYE RHODES RIGGS

Died Dec. 4, 2010 Lana Faye Rhodes Riggs, 66, of Goldsboro, formerly of Richlands, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at Woodard's Retirement Village. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee Robert Rhodes and Evelyn Brock Rhodes, and...

MATTIE RIVERS

Mattie Rivers, 54, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc. of Goldsboro....

JIMMY M. ROSE

Died Dec. 4, 2010 PIKEVILLE -- Jimmy M. Rose, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Bethel Church, 2308 N. William St., Goldsboro, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Interment...

WILLIE RAY STARLING

MOUNT OLIVE -- Willie Ray Starling, 70, 1523 Indian Springs Road, died Sunday at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Sunday, December 5, 2010

DANNY WOODROW HERRING

June 18, 1943-Dec. 3, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Danny Woodrow Herring, 67, passed away Friday, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to celebrate his life will be held Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

JERRY LEE MELTON

Oct. 18, 1940-Dec. 1, 2010 MOUNT OLIVE -- Jerry Lee Melton, 70, died Wednesday evening at Johnston Health Services in Smithfield. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory...

ANDRE' DEVON SMITH

Died Nov. 27, 2010 LAFAYETTE, La. -- Andre' Devon Smith, 31, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, in Canaan Church in Goldsboro. Burial will be in the...

FRANCES WYATT

Oct. 14, 1944-Dec. 4, 2010 Frances "Fay" Wyatt, 66, of Salisbury passed away Dec. 4, 2010, at the Rowan Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Providence United Methodist Church, conducted by...

Friday, December 3, 2010

WAYLON D. BLOW

Oct. 5, 1952-Dec. 1, 2010 BLACK CREEK -- Waylon David Blow, 58, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be by the graveside Saturday at 10 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Waylon was born in Wilson County Oct. 5,...

NORMIN C. FARMER

ROSE HILL -- The Rev. Normin Caroline Farmer, 94, died Nov. 26 at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Visitation was Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel. Tributes were from 6 to 7...

RICHARD ALLEN FRAZIER

Feb. 9, 1977-Nov. 27. 2010 "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble." Psalm 46:1 KERNERSVILLE -- Richard Allen Frazier died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at his mother's home at 4520 Pickney Court, Kerners-ville, N.C.,...

CARL R. SMITH

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Carl Ray Smith, 57, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

G. LORENE WENSIL

May 7, 1926-Dec. 1. 2010 G. Lorene Wensil, 84, formerly of Raeford, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crumpler Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Michael Elliott officiating....

Thursday, December 2, 2010

MARY MAGDALENE WADE-GRIFFIN

Feb. 23, 1972-Nov. 25, 2010 Mrs. Mary Magdalene Wade-Griffin, 107 Devonshire Drive, was born Feb. 23, 1972, in Wayne County to Mr. Pordis Wade Sr. and the late Thelma Waters Wade. She transitioned from earth to glory Thanksgiving evening...

HELEN ROSS BENTON

May 28, 1917-Dec. 1, 2010 KENANSVILLE -- Helen Ross Benton, 93, died Wednesday at Parish Family Care Home in Warsaw, N.C. Helen was born in Oak City, N.C., May 28, 1917. She was the daughter of the late John...

WAYLON BLOW

BLACK CREEK -- Waylon Blow, 58, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

ANNIE R. BECTON HACKLEY

Died Nov. 29, 2010 SANDERVILLE, Ga. -- Annie Ruth Becton Hackley, 63, 2810 Sunhill Road, formerly of Wayne County, died Monday at Select Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of McIntyre...

RONNIE "HARD" HOLLOWAY

Died Nov. 25, 2010 DURHAM -- Ronnie "Hard" Holloway, 602 Wildwood Drive, formerly of Goldsboro, died Nov. 25. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark Disciples Church of Christ in Goldsboro, with elder R. Belon officiating....

JERRY MELTON

Jerry Melton, 70, died Wednesday evening at Johnston Health Services in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

CECIL OUTLAW

Died Nov. 30, 2010 KINSTON -- Cecil Outlaw died Nov. 30, 2010, in Kinston after a long illness. He was 81. He was the son of the late Dora Blizzard Outlaw and Grover Cleveland Outlaw. In addition to his...

ROBERT PEELE SR.

Died Nov. 30, 2010 Robert Peele Sr., 82, 1305 Evergreen Ave., departed this life Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in the silent chambers of death by his namesake, Robert Peele Jr. His life will remembered and...

RODNEY PRICE

March 14, 1919-Dec. 1, 2010 John Rodney Price, 91, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at Pender Memorial Hospital. Rodney was born in Wayne County March 14, 1919, to the late Monroe Price and Daisy Hughes Price. He was...

KATHERYNE STEPHENS

Died Nov. 30, 2010 RINGGOLD, Ga. -- Katheryne Bryan Stephens, 82, Ringgold, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. Born in Rocky Mount, N.C., and raised in Goldsboro, N.C., she had lived in the Ringgold area for the past...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

FREDERICK K. HARRELL JR.

Aug. 3, 1938-Nov. 30, 2010 Retired Marine Corps Master Sgt. Frederick Keith Harrell Jr., 72, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at his home surrounded by his family. Fred was born in Baltimore, Md., Aug. 3, 1938, to the...

ROBERT PEELE SR.

Robert Peele Sr. 82, 1305 Evergreen Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

JOHN PRICE

John Price, 91, died Wednesday at Pender Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BERTHA MAE WOOTEN

Feb. 18, 1925-Nov. 26. 2010 Bertha Mae Wooten, 610 S. Slocumb St., was born Feb. 18, 1925 in Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Luby and Jane Black. She was called by the Heavenly Father to her final resting place...