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Monday, January 31, 2011

STEPHEN RANDALL BASS

Aug. 3, 1954-Jan. 28, 2011 Stephen Randall Bass, 56, passed away Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsobro. He...

CATHERINE LUTZ

Catherine Lutz, 95, Robinson Place, died Monday morning at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY B. PENDER

April 3, 1944-Jan. 29, 2011 FREMONT -- Mary Berniece Brock Pender, 66, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Pender was born in Johnston County April 3, 1944, to the late Elijah Milton Brock and...

HEDY DICKERSON REID

Hedy Dickerson Reid, 65, 1407 North Drive, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

MYDE WELLS ROBERTS

June 5, 1920-Jan. 29, 2011 Myde Wells Roberts, 90, passed away Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Roberts was born in Greene County June 5, 1920, to the late Kenneth Wells and Irene Britt Wells. She...

MARGARET E. WARD STOKLEY

Oct. 12, 1941-Jan. 27, 2011 Margaret Elizabeth Ward Stokley, 69, died Thursday. A private service will be held. She was born Oct. 12, 1941, to the late Walter and Margie Potter Ward. She is survived by a son. The...

BRENDA TASWELL

Brenda Taswell, 53, Boxwood Lane, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BERNELL TAYLOR

Died Jan. 29, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Bernell Taylor, 72, 210 Robina Drive, died Saturday at Greendale Forest Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Delight United Holiness Church in Parkstown, with elder...

TECH. SGT. LESLIE D. WILLIAMS

Jan. 25, 1975-Jan. 25, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Tech. Sgt. Leslie "Les" D. Williams, United States Air Force, 36, passed away Tuesday while serving in Bagram, Afghanistan. Les proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 14...

Sunday, January 30, 2011

MARY ESTHER ALSTON

Mary Esther Alston, 76, of 306 S. Vance St., Fremont, died Saturday at UNC-Chapel Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

STEPHEN R. BASS

Stephen Randall Bass, 56, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

FREDDIE RAY BECTON

Died Jan. 28, 2011 Freddie Ray Becton, 83, of 313 Wooten St., LaGrange, died Friday at his home. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church, 306 W. King St., LaGrange. Pastor...

KATHY ETHERIDGE

Nov. 4, 1948-Jan. 27, 2011 GREENVILLE -- Kathryn "Kathy" Leigh Sutton Etheridge, 62, of Greenville, died Thursday. A graveside service of remembrance will be held Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Frankie...

KIM "MONA" GORE

Dec. 26, 1931-Jan. 27, 2011 Kim P. Gore "Mona," 79, of 3531 U.S. 64 East, Tarboro, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Thursday at her home. Per the family's request, services will be private. She leaves to cherish her precious...

MAURICE KREGAL

Dec. 22, 1920-Jan. 28, 2011 Maurice Kregal, 90, died in a local convalescence center on Jan. 28, 2011, after a brief illness. No formal services will be held. Maurice was born in Minnesota and grew up in Oregon. His...

MILDRED L. LEWIS

Died Jan. 26, 2011 Mildred Lee Lewis, 72, of 408 S. Carey St., LaGrange, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Delight United Holy Church, Parkstown. Bishop Quincy...

MARY RASBERRY

Mary S. Rasberry, 86, died Friday at Britthaven of Snow Hill. Arrangements are incomplete with S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home Inc., Snow Hill....

DOROTHY ARMSTRONG ROBINSON

Dorothy Armstrong Robinson, 63, of 1221 Old Mount Olive Highway, Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist, Goldsboro....

BISHOP JOHN A. STEWART

April 16, 1921-Jan. 28, 2011 Bishop John A. Stewart of 511 Stadium Drive, Goldsboro, entered into eternal rest on Friday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A service of remembrance will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at...

MARGARET STOKLEY

Margaret Elizabeth Ward Stokley, 69, died Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MAVIS P. SUGGS

Oct. 6, 1926-Jan. 29, 2011 Mavis Pollock Suggs, 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A going-home celebration will be held Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, at the Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist...

BERNELL TAYLOR

Bernell Taylor, 72, of 210 Robina Drive, LaGrange, died Saturday at Greendale Forest, Snow Hill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DOLORES A. TUCKER

Died Jan. 26, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Delores Anne Tucker, 75, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private service will be held. Mrs. Tucker was born July 15, 1935, to the late Roland Stucke Sr. and Mary...

MABLE MILLER VANN

WARSAW -- Mable Miller Vann, 87, of 801 S. Pine St., died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

LESLIE D. WILLIAMS

TSgt. Leslie "Les" D. Williams, 36, died Tuesday while serving his country in Afghanistan. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Friday, January 28, 2011

JESSE H. GARRETT

Elder Dr. Jesse H. Garrett, of 402 W. New Hope Road, Goldsboro, died Thursday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, N.C. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

ROBERT GILLESPIE

Robert "Gus" L. Gillespie, 48, retired Master Sergeant, of Wood Place, Goldsboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Gillespie was born on Coronado Island, Ca. He entered the U.S. Air...

EDDIE LEE GRAHAM

So peacefully and gently on Tuesday night, Jan. 25, 2011, God in his infinite wisdom called to eternal rest our dear loved one Eddie Lee Graham. He was born on Sept. 15, 1943, in Wayne County to James Graham,...

EDWARD E. HERRING

DURHAM -- Edward E. Herring, 85, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at The Shannon Gray Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Herring was born in Wayne County, the son of the late Addison Herring and Pauline Gertrude Ellis Price. He was...

ELIZABETH MATHIS

Elizabeth Mathis of Goldsboro died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

MELVIN H. SHAVER

Melvin Hobort Shaver Jr., 70, of Goldsboro, formerly of Meadow Bridge, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at his home following a long illness. Born Aug. 25, 1940, in Meadow Bridge, W.Va., he was the son of...

HEZEKIAH E. SIMMONS

Hezekiah Edward Simmons, 87, of New York, died Saturday at the Regency Extended Care Center in Yonkers, N.Y. A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Rhodes Funeral Home chapel, 708 S. Slocumb St.,...

JOHN A. STEWART

John A. Stewart, of 511 Stadium Drive, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

JOHN TAYLOR

John Taylor, 91, of 1400 Evergreen Ave., died Thursday at the Brian Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HOWARD VAUGHN JR.

Howard Vaughn Jr., 87, of Goldsboro died Jan. 22 at Sentara Careplex Hospital in Hampton, Va. He was born June 25, 1923, in Goldsboro to the late Howard and Elizabeth Vaughn. He is survived by his wife and three...

Thursday, January 27, 2011

ALMA A. BRANCH

July 31, 1908 - Jan. 25, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Alma Anderson Branch passed away on Tuesday after having enjoyed a life which spanned 102 years. Services will be held by the graveside on Friday at 4 p.m. at...

THERESA CICCHETTO

Died Jan. 24, 2011 Theresa A. (Santa Maria) Cicchetto, 89, of Roselle Park, N.J., died Monday at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth. Funeral services were 11 a.m. today at Mastapeter Funeral Home in Roselle Park. Interment was...

ROBERT E. FIELDS

June 4, 1923--Jan. 25, 2011 Robert E. Fields, 82, died on Jan. 25, 2011, at SECU Hospice House of Johnston Health, Smithfield, after a period of declining health. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Minshew-Coley...

MILDRED LEE LEWIS

LAGRANGE -- Mildred Lee Lewis, 72, of LaGrange died on Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and Mrs. Lewis' professional service has been entrusted to McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist....

EUGENE MCMILLIAN

Eugene McMillian, 58, of the Greenevers community, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Funeral services will be held from the Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill, on Friday at 1 p.m. with Elder Junior Pearsall officiating. Burial...

ZACK MEWBORN JR.

Zack Mewborn Jr., 83, of LaGrange died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, LaGrange, with Dr. Michael Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, LaGrange....

VIRGINIA H. NEWKIRK

Virginia Huffin Newkirk, 93, of Rose Hill, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. Survivors include one son. Funeral services will be held from the Byrd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Rose Hill on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with the...

ESTHER M.D. SASSER

April 10, 1923-Jan. 25, 2011 Esther Martin Dudley Sasser, 87, of 881 Oakland Church Road, Princeton, died Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born April 10, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Jacob Arthur Martin...

HEZEKIAH E. SIMMONS

Hezekiah E. Simmons, 87, of New York died Saturday at the Regency Extended Care Center in Yonkers, N.Y. A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel, 708 S. Slocumb St.,...

PEGGY GARNER SMITH

Dec. 30, 1931-Jan. 26, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Peggy Garner Smith, 1906 N.C. Highway 55 West, died suddenly Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. There will be visitation with the family in the Thunder Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church Fellowship Hall...

THOMAS D. SUTTON

Thomas D. Sutton, 82, CMSgt (USAF Retired), of Mann Lane, Goldsboro, N.C, born in Athens, Ala., died on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at his home. Friends and family may pay their respects at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro from...

DOLORES A. TUCKER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dolores Anne Tucker, 75, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

WENDY B. WADE

Feb. 16, 1961-Jan. 26, 2011 KINSTON -- Wendy Butler Wade, 49, of Kinston, died Wednesday. She was born Feb. 16, 1961, in Cisco, Texas, to Clyde Butler of Sweetwater, Texas, and the late Patricia Ann Wallace Butler. In addition...

MARTHA ZEALY

Feb. 10, 1923-Jan. 23, 2011 PINEVILE, Ky. -- Martha Brooks Wilder Zealy, 87, of Pineville, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at the Pineville Community Hospital. She was born in Decatur, Ga., on Feb. 10, 1923, a daughter...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

ALMA A. BRANCH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alma Anderson Branch, 102, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending with Tyndall in Mount Olive....

EDDIE LEE GRAHAM

Eddie Lee Graham of 633 Wallier Roads, Mount Olive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete. E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc. is serving the family....

ELSIE C. KEARNEY

SNOW HILL -- Elsie Mae Carraway Kearney, 78, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. Mrs. Kearney was a native of Greene County born March 5, 1932, the daughter of Turner and Stella Barfield Carraway. She was a member of...

THELMA MILES

April 5, 1943-Jan. 23, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Annie Thelma Miles, 67, died late Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011. Though a native of Wagram in Scotland County, Ms. Miles had been a resident of the Mount Olive and Seven Springs...

MARGARET B. ROWE

PIKEVILLE -- Margaret Braswell Rowe, 77, of Airport Road passed away Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at Wilson Medical Center. Mrs. Rowe is survived by her husband, Mervis Rowe; five sons, Billy Rowe, Gary Rowe and wife, Connie, Jerome Rowe...

MELVIN SHAVER

Melvin Shaver of Long's Plant Farm Road died Tuesday at home. Local funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

THOMAS D. SUTTON

Thomas Douglas Sutton, 82, died at his home on Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

RICHARD A. BRASWELL

Feb. 17, 1949-Jan. 23, 2011 Richard "Rick" A. Braswell, 61, passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Rick was born in Wayne County Feb. 17, 1949, to Ruby Forehand Braswell of Goldsboro and the late Ralph...

ZACK MEWBORN

LAGRANGE -- Zack Mewborn, 84, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

ROGER EARL ROBERTS

Nov. 5, 1946-Jan. 23, 2011 FAISON -- Roger Earl Roberts, 64, passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Mr. Roberts was born Nov. 5, 1946, in Duplin County to Hazel Lee Miller Roberts and the...

HEZEKIAH E. SIMMONS

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Hezekiah Edward Simmons, 87, 937 Western Ave., Apt. F8, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Regency Extended Care Center in Yonkers, N.Y. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

HOWARD VAUGHN JR.

HAMPTON, Va. -- Howard Vaughn Jr., formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Sentara Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

DAVID E. WHITFIELD

Sept. 17, 1957-Jan. 23, 2011 LAGRANGE -- David Earl Whitfield, 53, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011. David was born Sept. 17, 1957, to George Richard "Dick" Whitfield and Peggy Wade Whitfield of LaGrange. David enjoyed reading, watching...

Monday, January 24, 2011

RICHARD A. BRASWELL

Richard A. Braswell, 61, died suddenly Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SOUNDRA F. GRAY

FREMONT -- Soundra F. Gray, 64, 515 Wooten St., formerly of Utica, N.Y., died Sunday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending at Carlton L. Gray Funeral and Cremations Service of Raleigh....

MARY A. KOVACH

Oct. 1, 1939-Jan. 21, 2011 WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Mary A. Kovach, 71, entered into rest Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, in the chapel of McCullough Funeral...

LORRENA E. MOORE

POTOMAC, Md. -- Lorrena E. Moore, 74, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday afternoon at Manor Care Health Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

LILLIE CAROLINE WHITE PATE

Oct. 17, 1926-Jan. 22, 2011 Caroline Pate, 84, passed away peacefully at the Brian Center of Goldsboro Saturday evening. She was the daughter of the late John W. and Naomi Warren White, and was preceded in death by her...

ROGER E. ROBERTS

FAISON -- Roger E. Roberts, 64, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

MARGARET B. ROWE

Died Jan. 21, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Margaret Braswell Rowe, 77, Airport Road, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Disciples of Christ Church in Faro. Burial will be at Wayne...

BOBBY RAY STONE

July 10, 1935-Jan. 23, 2011 Retired Army Maj. Bobby Ray Stone went to be with his Lord Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. Major Stone was born in Roxboro, N.C., July 20 1935, to the...

DAVID E. WHITFIELD

LAGRANGE -- David E. Whitfield died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Sunday, January 23, 2011

BEATRICE "BEA" MARTIN AUSTIN

Sept. 18, 1915-Jan. 21, 2011 Beatrice "Bea" Martin Austin, 95, formerly of Rhodes Road, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 21, 2011, at Brian Center in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24,...

JOANN WELLS BAKER

Died Jan. 19, 2011 JoAnn Wells Baker, 51, of Fremont Rest Center, 300 S. Vance St., Fremont, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St.,...

ARMAND PETER CAMAIONI JR.

May 27, 1944-Jan. 21, 2011 Armand Peter Camaioni Jr., 66, of Goldsboro, passed away at his home on Friday. A memorial service will be held Wednesday evening at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Paula...

STRAUSS DAVID "S.D" DAVIS JR.

Oct. 1, 1928-Jan. 21, 2011 CALYPSO -- Staruss David Davis Jr., "S.D." of Calypso, passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital early Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. Funeral services for S.D. will be held on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at 7...

KENZY G. EDGERTON JR.

Sept. 6, 1950-Jan. 20, 2011 KENLY -- Kenzy "Ken" G. Edgerton Jr., of Pinkey Road, passed away Thursday evening, Jan. 20, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at 3 p.m. at...

IVORY "FISH" GRANT

Died Jan. 17, 2011 TEMPLE HILL, Md. -- Ivory "Fish" Grant, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday. He was the son of Matthew and Molly Grant. Funeral was held Saturday in Maryland....

CLEM ADAMS GRAY

June 23, 1918-Jan. 22, 2011 Clem Adams Gray, 92, died Saturday morning in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with Mr. Luby C. Tyner Jr. officiating....

FAYE S. HOWELL

April 19, 1944-Jan. 21, 2011 Edna Faye Smith Howell, 66, went to be with her Lord and savior Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. The family will receive friends today, Jan....

RONNIE L. HUMPHREY

Aug. 14, 1955-Jan. 22, 2011 Ronnie Levert Humphrey, 55, passed away at his home on Saturday. Graveside services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. J. Wesley Jarman officiating. Ronnie is survived...

CATHERINE SASSER LANE

Died Jan. 21, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Catherine Sasser Lane, 82, passed away on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Funeral services will be held Monday evening, Jan. 24, 2011, at 7 p.m., at Thunder...

JOHN MCGEE

Died Jan. 19, 2011 John W. McGee, 71, of Wallace, died Wednesday at Pender Memorial Hospital, Burgaw. Funeral services will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, 472 Wells Town Road, Rose Hill, today, 2 p.m., with the...

LILLIE WHITE PATE

Lillie Caroline White Pate, 84, died Saturday at the Brain Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

MARGARET B. ROWE

PIKEVILLE -- Margaret Braswell Rowe, 77, of Airport Road died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JOHN W. SMITH

Died Jan. 21, 2011 John W. Smith, 72, of Goldsboro, formerly of Fayetteville, died Friday at Carroll S. Roberson Hospice Center. Graveside services will be Tuesday at noon at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery. Mr. Smith is survived by two...

LINWOOD E. WILKINS

Died Jan. 19, 2011 Linwood E. Wilkins, 58, formerly of LaGrange, died Wednesday at Kendrid Hospital, Greensboro. Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at Herring Grove FWB Church, Kinston, with Elder Robert D. Hood officiating. Burial will...

Friday, January 21, 2011

JOANN WELLS BAKER

FREMONT -- Joann Wells Baker, 51 resident of Fremont Rest Home, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ROBERT DANIEL "DAN" BARBER

Jan. 9, 1943-Jan. 15, 2011 Robert Daniel "Dan " Barber, 68, died unexpectedly at his home Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. He was born Jan. 9, 1943, in Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Lessie Heath Barber and James Henry Barber,...

WILLIE E. BATTLE

Died Jan. 17, 2011 ROCKY MOUNT -- Retired Staff Sgt. Willie E. Battle passed away Jan. 17, 2011, in Rocky Mount. He was stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Willie was...

KENZY "KEN" EDGERTON JR.

KENLY -- Kenzy "Ken" G. Edgerton Jr., 60, Pinkey Road died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

MARY WILLIAMS GARRIS

Aug. 24, 1924-Jan. 21, 2011 Mary Williams Garris, 86, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed peacefully Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A woman of strength, graciousness and faith, Mrs. Garris treasured her family and the...

AHMAD L. NEWKIRK

Died Jan. 16, 2011 GARNER -- Ahmad Leevon Newkirk, 2, 4501 Parishmanor Drive, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be held Saturday at noon at Full Gospel Deliverance Church in Warsaw, with pastor Cortez Winston officiating. Burial...

MRS. DEAN B. SASSER

June 21, 1930-Jan. 20, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Wilma Dean Bradshaw Sasser, 80, Smith Chapel community, passed away Thursday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Steele Sasser Sr.; a son, W. Steele Sasser Jr.; her...

PAULINE WILDER SIMMS

Died Jan. 15, 2011 LAPLATA, Md. -- Pauline Wilder Simms died Saturday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Hooks Grove Baptist Church in Pikeville. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A wake will be held Saturday...

MR. ALONZO LEE SIMMS

Feb. 12, 1953-Jan. 16, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) LAGRANGE -- Mr. Alonzo Lee Simms , 57, lovingly known by his family and close...

RICARDO R. TELLES

Jan. 1, 1977-Jan. 15, 2011 PRINCETON -- Ricardo Rios Telles, 34, 475 Edwards St., died Saturday. Mass was to be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe in New Grove today at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Patrick Keane officiating....

CINDY H. WARTERS

Dec. 22, 1958-Jan. 19, 2011 Cynthia Holmes Warters, 52, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Cynthia was born in Wayne County Dec. 22, 1958. Graveside services will be held Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, at 1:30...

LINWOOD WILKINS

Linwood Wilkins, 58, formerly of LaGrange, died Wednesday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Thursday, January 20, 2011

TONYA HEATH GARNETT

Jan. 9, 1968-Jan. 18, 2011 GARNER -- Tonya Heath Garnett, 43, Garner, peacefully passed away at Wake County Hospice Center Jan. 18, 2011, with her family at her side. She was the daughter of Kaky Tillett Linthicum and stepdaughter...

BEN P. GRADY

Oct. 14, 1916-Jan. 19, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ben P. Grady, 94, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. He had been a farmer, and in later years, was employed with Burlington Industries. He was a longtime member of Bear...

IVORY "FISH" GRANT

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. -- Ivory "Fish" Grant, 4112 Blacksnake Drive, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are pending at Hodes and Edward Funeral Home in Suitland, Md....

LILLIAN INGRAM HUMPHREY

Aug. 11, 1923-Jan. 18, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Lillian Ingram Humphrey, 87, died Tuesday at home. Visitation will be Friday at 10 a.m., with the funeral to follow at 11 a.m. at Corinth Baptist Church. Burial will be Friday...

ESTHER MAE KEENE

May 6, 1917-Jan. 15, 2011 Esther Mae Keene, 93, departed this life Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. God, in his infinite wisdom, decided to call his beloved child from labor to reward. A...

PHYLLIS DORMAN KELLY

Died Jan. 15, 2011 OCALA, Fla. -- Phyllis Dorman Kelly passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at her home in Ocala after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Americus, Ga., in 1938, she was the first child of...

BERRIE E. MAYNOR

June 24, 1950-Jan. 16, 2011 GRETNA, La. -- Berrie Emanuel Maynor, 60, died Sunday. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon. He was a native of Rose Hill, born June 24,...

ROBERT C. ROUSE

Nov. 3, 1925-Jan. 18, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Robert Channing "Bob" Rouse, 85, LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at his home. Bob was born Nov. 3, 1925, in Lenoir County to the late John H. Rouse Sr. and...

JOHN WRAY SLYE

June 9, 1921-Jan. 16, 2011 DUDLEY -- John Wray Slye, 89, Dudley, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Born in Newport News, Va., he was the son of the late John Franklin and Ethel Morgan Slye, and...

CYNTHIA H. WARTERS

Cynthia Holmes Warters, 52, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

LUCILLE WILEY HANCOCK BARCLAY

Dec. 7, 1919-Jan. 17, 2011 RALEIGH -- Lucille Wiley Hancock Barclay, 91, passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2011, at Mayview Convalescent Center in Raleigh. Lucy was born in Franklin, Tenn., Dec. 7, 1919, the daughter of Maude and Fred...

LOLA CASEY BARWICK

April 28, 1924-Jan. 16, 2011 Lola Casey Barwick, 86, went to be with the Lord Jan. 16, 2011. She passed away peacefully with her daughter, Sylvia, and son-in-law, Ron, at her side at their home in Raleigh, N.C. She...

COL. W.L. "BILL" DIXSON

Sept. 28, 1917-Jan. 11, 2011 PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Retired Air Force Col. W.L. "Bill" Dixson died peacefully at his residence at OakBridge Terrace, Azalea Trace, Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. He was 93. William Lee Dixson was born...

TONYA HEATH GARNETT

Tonya Heath Garnett, 43, died Monday evening at Hospice of Wake County. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ESTHER M. KEENE

Died Jan. 15, 2011 Esther Mae Keene, 93, Stephens Court, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will be at Elmwood...

CLOVER W. LANCASTER

Dec. 18, 1950-Jan. 18, 2011 FREMONT -- Clover Diane Wilson Lancaster, 60, 653 Davis Mill Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Born in Wayne...

MAGDALENE QUINN LANE

May 29, 1931-Jan. 18, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Magdalene Quinn Lane, 79, Indian Springs community, Tuesday went to be with her Lord and savior. Death came while she was a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born May 29, 1931,...

SHARON MCCURDY

Dec. 14, 1955-Jan. 13, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Sharon McCurdy, 55, 2692 Institute Road, died Thursday at home. A private service will be held at later date. She was born Dec. 14, 1955, to Ordry Harrison and Marie Irvin in...

THELMA F. PEDERSEN

Died Jan. 17, 2011 HASTINGS, Neb. -- Thelma F. Pedersen, 95, Hastings, Neb., died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth, Neb. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, at Butler Volland Funeral...

ROBERT C. ROUSE

Nov. 3, 1925-Jan. 18, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Robert Channing "Bob" Rouse, 85, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Interment will be at Fairview...

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

DEACON BENJAMIN "BEN" FRANKLIN APPLEWHITE

Died Jan. 15, 2011 FREMONT -- Deacon Benjamin "Ben" Franklin Applewhite, 77, 307 Sycamore St., Fremont, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A celebration of the life of Deacon Applewhite will be held...

LOLA CASEY BARWICK

April 28, 1924-Jan. 16, 2011 Lola Casey Barwick, 86, went to be with the Lord Jan. 16, 2011. She passed away peacefully with her daughter, Sylvia, and son-in-law, Ron, at her side at their home in Raleigh, N.C. She...

PATRICIA DAVIS BRINSON

Feb. 8, 1942-Jan. 17, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Patricia Davis Brinson, 68, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Kenansville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery. She was born Feb. 8, 1942,...

LOIS ANN CREECH

Nov. 9, 1929-Jan. 17, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Lois Ann Kilpatrick Creech, 81, LaGrange, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2011. Lois Ann was born Nov. 9, 1929, in Pitt County to the late F.M. Kilpatrick and Irma Cannon Kilpatrick. She...

JESSIE COLLEEN LAMBERT CRIPPS

Sept. 24, 1932-Jan. 15. 2011 Jessie Colleen Lambert Cripps, born Sept. 24, 1932, died peacefully at home Jan. 15, 2011, with her family present. Surviving are daughters, Linda Stone and husband, Ronnie; Janie Alphin and Joyce Garris; grandchildren, Ronda...

CLIFFORD F. GRADY JR.

Sept. 15, 1939-Jan. 12, 2011 FREDERICK, Md. -- Clifford F. Grady Jr., 71, 100 Burgess Hill Way, formerly of Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Fredrick Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Winn Chapel Church in Mount...

PATRICIA E. HARPER

Aug. 7, 1940-Jan. 16, 2011 KINSTON -- Patricia Elmore Harper, 70, formerly of Hood Swamp, died Sunday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Bobby Williams and Dr. Michael Hobbs officiating. Graveside service...

BRAXTON F. JOHNSON

Feb. 29, 1924-Jan. 17, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Braxton Fletcher Johnson, 86, died Monday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Rockfish Church Cemetery. Visitation will...

SHELBY JEAN MITCHELL

Jan. 8, 1937-Jan. 17, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Shelby Jean "Head" Mitchell, 74, of Seven Springs, died Monday morning, Jan. 17, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. This Wayne County native was the daughter of the late Walter Scott Head...

HOWARD SAULS

Dec. 17, 1936-Jan. 16. 2011 Jan. 16, 2011, Howard Sauls went home to be with his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ. Howard was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Greene County, N.C., the son of Ernest and Ethel Sauls. Howard...

WILLIAM "BILL" WHITFIELD SMITH

Oct. 11, 1928-Jan. 17, 2011 William Whitfield "Bill" Smith died Jan. 17, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Raleigh, N.C., Oct. 11, 1928, and was the son of the late Alice McGee Smith and Roger...

RUBY N. STALLINGS

July 31, 1922-Jan. 17, 2011 LEXINGTON -- Ruby Hines Nunn Stallings, 88, passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Lexington Memorial Hospital in Lexington, N.C. She had lived in Lexington with her son, Ray, and daughter-in-law, Mary Sue Stallings,...

RICARDO R. TELLES

PRINCETON -- Ricardo Rios Telles, 34, 475 Edwards Road, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

NORMA TOLER WILLIFORD

Feb. 8, 1937-Jan. 16, 2011 Norma Toler Williford, 73, Goldsboro, passed away at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. She was the daughter of the late George Ransom and Leona McFatter Toler, and the wife of the late Randal Lee...

Monday, January 17, 2011

LOLA CASEY BARWICK

RALEIGH -- Lola Casey Barwick, 86, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

JESSIE C. LAMBERT CRIPPS

Died Jan. 15, 2011 Jessie Colleen Lambert Cripps, 78, 114 Surry Drive, died Saturday. A private service will be held by Evergreen Memorial Service....

KENNETH JACKSON

Jan. 13, 1945-Jan. 15, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Jackson, 66, Mount Olive area native, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive, with the...

JUDITH B. MITCHELL

Feb. 10, 1917-Jan. 15. 2011 BENSON -- Mrs. Judith Brantham Mitchell, 93, Benson passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by her family. A graveside service to honor Judy's life will be...

AHMAD NEWKIRK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ahmad Newkirk, 2, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JAMES MICHAEL ROWE

A celebration of life for James Michael Rowe was held Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. He was laid to rest in Old Mill Cemetery. He was born Sept. 24, 1963, to Luby...

ALONZO SIMMS

LAGRANGE -- Alonzo Simms, 57, 183 Guinevere Lane, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

PAULINE W. SIMS

OXON HILL, Md. -- Pauline W. Sims, formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Carlton L. Gray Funeral and Cremations Service of Raleigh....

JOHN W. SLYE

John W. Slye, 89, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILLIAM W. SMITH

William W. Smith, 82, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JUANITA V. BROCK TENNELL

Died Jan. 15, 2011 Juanita Velma Brock Tennell, 91, 2401 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Saturday. A private service will be held by Evergreen Memorial Service....

NORMA T. WILLIFORD

Norma T. Williford, 73, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Sunday, January 16, 2011

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN APPLEWHITE

Benjamin Franklin Applewhite, 77, of 307 S. Sycamore St., Fremont, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ELMA POPE "PINKY" DREW

May 20, 1920-Jan. 13, 2011 MAGNOLIA -- Elma Pope "Pinky" Drew, 90, of Magnolia, passed away Thursday at Day Springs Assisted Living in Wallace. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Community Funeral Home. Funeral services...

THOMAS FERON

Sept. 25, 1974-Dec. 21, 2010 Thomas Feron, 36, an AFS exchange student to Wayne Country Day School from 1991 until 1992, died of cancer Dec. 21 in Paris, France. A graduate of the University of Lille in computer engineering,...

CLIFF GRADY JR.

Clifford F. Grady Jr., 71, of 100 Burgess Hill Way, Frederick, Md., formerly of Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

ALLEENE J. GRICE

Oct. 27, 1920-Jan. 14, 2011 Alleene Johnston Grice, 90, passed away suddenly on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the...

BENNIE HARVEY

April 6, 1924-Jan. 12, 2011 Bennie Harvey, 81, of 1280 Holly Drive, Williamston, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday a his home. A celebration of life will be held Monday at noon at Hooks Grove Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev....

IRWIN HILL

Nov. 12, 1925-Jan. 15, 2011 STANTONSBURG -- James Irwin Hill, 85, died Saturday at the home of his son in Stantonsburg, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 17, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the...

KENNETH JACKSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Jackson died early Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Tyndall Funeral Home....

ETHEL "SALLY" MARTIN JOHNSON

Died Jan. 19, 2011 LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Ethel "Sally" Martin Johnson, 83, died Jan. 10, 2011. Funeral was held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Historic Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 540 W. Maxwell St. She was the daughter of Mr....

ESTHER MAE KEENE

Esther Mae Keene, 93, of Stephens Court, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ALFORD "POPCORN" MILLER

Died Jan. 13, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Alford "Popcorn" Miller, 72, died Thursday at Duke University Hospital. A homegoing service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle with pastor Roosevelt Herring officiating. Burial will follow...

NICOLE PANZELLA

Aug. 21, 1967-Jan. 11, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nicole Panzella, 43, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held Saturday in New York. She was born to Joseph and Jacqueline Messina. She is survived by a daughter....

CARRIE E. SMITH

July 23, 1938-Jan. 14, 2011 Carrie Eunice Smith, 72, 1402 Catalpa St., died Friday at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Homegoing services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ Church in Fremont. Mrs....

ELEANOR C. WILLIAMS

Jan. 3, 1933-Jan. 13, 2011 Eleanor Carlisle Williams, 78, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today, Jan. 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at New Hope Friends Church with...

Friday, January 14, 2011

ELIZABETH MILLER CARLTON

Died Jan. 12, 2011 WARSAW -- Elizabeth Miller Carlton, 68, 782 Blackmore Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at the Rhodes Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Burial will be in Carlton Cemetery in Warsaw....

ELIZABETH "LIZ" C. COOR

Aug. 28, 1933-Jan. 9, 2011 Elizabeth "Liz" C. Coor, 77, 705 Isler St., Goldsboro, was born to the late Marshall and Hattie Jones Cox Aug. 28, 1933, in Pikeville, N.C. She entered into eternal rest at her home Sunday....

W.L. "BILL" DIXSON

Sept. 28, 1917-Jan. 11. 2011 PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Retired Air Force Col. W.L. "Bill" Dixson, 93, died peacefully at home at OakBridge Terrace, Azalea Trace, Tuesday. He was born Sept. 28, 1917, to William Lee and Gertrude Knight Dixson...

ELMA "PINKY" POPE DREW

MAGNOLIA -- Elma "Pinky" Pope Drew, 90, died Thursday at Day Springs Assisted Living of Wallace. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

MAUDE LOREEN FLANAGAN

March 28, 1921-Jan. 9, 12011 Maude Loreen Flanagan, 89, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. She was born March 28, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio, to Charles and Frances Meeks. A visitation of family...

CLIFFORD E. GRADY

MARYLAND -- Clifford E. Grady Jr., 71 formerly of Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Md. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DEVA E. ANDREWS GRIMES

Died Jan. 13, 2011 FREMONT -- Deva Elizabeth Andrews Grimes, 84, died Thursday. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Funeral will be at 2 p.m., with the Rev. George Arant...

QUEEN V. LAMB

Died Jan. 9, 2011 WALLACE -- Queen Vanessa Lamb, 40, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be at Adoram Missionary Baptist Church in Wallace Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. James Page...

SHARON MCCURDY

LAGRANGE -- Sharon McCurdy, 55, 2692 Institute Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ALFORD MILLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alford Miller died Thursday at Duke University Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

THOMAS BEDFORD "TOMMY" ROBBINS

May 26, 1936-Jan. 12, 2011 Thomas Bedford "Tommy" Robbins, 74, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. Born in Nash County May 26, 1936, he was the son of the late Lester David Robbins and Maragret Lois Batchelor Robbins. He...

JAMES MICHAEL ROWE

Sept. 24, 1963-Jan. 12, 2011 James Michael Rowe, 47, 552 Ditchbank Road, passed Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home...

CHARLES HENRY WEEKS

Died Jan. 12, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Charles Henry Weeks, 74, 739 Hinnant Road, went to be with his Lord and savior Wednesday evening. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home...

ELEANOR WILLIAMS

Eleanor Williams, 78, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LEONARD YELVERTON SR.

Died Jan. 10, 2011 WILSON -- Leonard Yelverton Sr., 80 of 4208 Larkspur Road, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Church of Christ in Wilson. Burial will be in Rest Haven...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

GLADYS BATCHELOR

March 5, 1909-Jan. 9, 2011 HAMPSTEAD -- Jan. 9, 2011, Gladys Batchelor went peacefully in her sleep from this life to her eternal life with her Lord and savior, Jesus Christ. She was born March 5, 1909, in Parmalee,...

DONALD RAY BATTLE

Died Jan. 9, 2011 DUDLEY -- Donald Ray Battle, 48, 200 Hack Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at House of Prayer in Dudley. Burial will be in Carver Memorial...

SCOTTY D. BRAME

Sept. 26, 1949-Jan. 11, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Scotty Dail Brame, 61, died Tuesday. Funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. She was born Sept. 26, 1949, in Lenoir County to the late Elmer Roger...

ELIZABETH CARLTON

WARSAW -- Elizabeth Carlton, 68, 782 Blackmore Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ELIZABETH COX COOR

Aug. 28, 1933-Jan. 9, 2011 Elizabeth Cox Coor, 77, 705 Isler St., Goldsboro, was born to Marshall Cox and James Cox Aug. 28, 1933, in Pikeville, N.C. She slipped into eternal rest at her home Sunday. She is survived...

LINDA D. EXUM

Jan. 14, 1952-Nov. 5, 2010 CHICAGO, Ill. -- Linda Diane Exum died Nov. 5. A memorial service will be held Saturday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ in Fremont, with pastor Mark A....

BENNIE HARVEY

WILLIAMSTON -- Bennie Harvey, 81, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Martin General Hospital. The family will receive friends at 204 S. Goldsboro St. in Fremont. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

SHIRLEY ANN LOCKLAIR

Died Jan. 11, 2011 Shirley Ann Locklair, 63, 103 Woodside Drive, peacefully passed away Tuesday morning at her residence. Eulogistic services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joe A....

BRYANT MCIVER

July 5, 1928- Jan. 8, 2011 WARSAW -- With heavy hearts, the staff and management of Rhodes Funeral Home Inc. solemnly announce the homegoing of one of our very own staff members, Mr. Bryant McIver Sr., 82, 334 W....

JAMES M. ROWE

James Michael Rowe, 47, 552 Ditchbank Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MARY E. SHERARD RUE

Died Jan. 9, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mary Elizabeth Rue , 89, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Howard University Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ Church in...

JAMES M. SAULS

Died Jan. 12, 2011 James Melvin Sauls, 74, died at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern Wednesday. Funeral will be at Word Faith Center in Goldsboro at 11 a.m. Saturday. Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m....

JAMES H. SLOAN

Died Jan. 10, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Henry Sloan, resident of Sunbridge Nursing Home, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. He was born in Duplin County. Visitation will be Friday from 4...

WILLIE V. SOWERS

Nov. 4, 1925-Jan. 12, 2011 SNOW HILL -- Willie V. "Peanut" Sowers, 85, passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 12, 2011. A native of Greene County, Mr. Sowers was born Nov. 4, 1925, the son of Harry and Dora Dail...

CHARLES H. WEEKS

PIKEVILLE -- Charles Henry Weeks, 74, Hinnant Road, died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

MARCOS E. CONTRERAS

Aug. 21, 1944-Jan. 8, 2011 Marcos Erminio Contreras, 66, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will be in Honduras. He...

EDWARD BRUCE DAVIS

Feb. 7, 1925-Jan. 9, 2011 ALBEMARLE -- Mr. Edward Bruce Davis, 85, 21093 Biles Road, Albemarle, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at CMC Main in Charlotte. He was born Feb. 7, 1925, in Goldsboro, N.C., to the late...

DOUGLAS S. DAVIS

May 3, 1939-Jan. 9, 2011 Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, while surrounded by his loving family, Douglas Davis, 71, went to be with his Lord and savior. He was a native of Wayne County, and was born to the late...

LINDA D. EXUM

Jan. 14, 1952-Nov. 5, 2010 CHICAGO, Ill. -- Linda Diane Exum died Nov. 5. A memorial service will be held Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ in Fremont, with minister James E. Bunch...

MAUDE L. FLANAGAN

March 28, 1921-Jan. 9, 2011 Maude Loreen Flanagan, 89, died Sunday at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Visitation will be held Saturday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Mrs. Flanagan was born...

REV. NORWOOD B. FUTRELL

Sept. 25, 1925-Jan. 9, 2011 THOMASVILLE -- The Rev. Norwood Bryant Futrell, a retired Free Will Baptist minister, died Sunday morning. Funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 12 p.m. at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist...

THELMA BEASLEY GRADY

Nov. 27, 1923-Jan. 10, 2011 WARSAW -- Thelma Beasley Grady, 87, Warsaw, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Duplin General Hospital. Mrs. Grady was born Nov. 27, 1923, in Duplin County to the late William C. and Alberta...

SHIRLEY A. LOCKLAIR

Shirley Ann Locklair, 63, 103 Woodside Drive, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

NICOLE PANZELLA

Nicole Panzella, 43, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

CHARLIE R. PELT III

Oct. 16, 1952-Jan. 9, 2011 Charlie Richard Pelt, III, 58, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Pitt Memorial Hospital following injuries received in an automobile accident. Charlie was born in Wayne County Oct. 16, 1952, to the late...

MARY POWELL PENDER

Aug. 24, 1929-Jan. 10, 2011 Mary Powell Pender, 81, 921B Airport Road, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mary was born in Wayne County Aug. 24, 1929, to the late Lee Powell and Ruth Howell...

BETTY M. POWELL

Died Jan. 2, 2011 Betty M. Powell, 74, 407 E. Spruce St., died Jan. 2 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Southern Grove Baptist Church in Kenly. She is survived by a daughter....

JAMES H. SLOAN

MOUNT OLIVE -- James H. Sloan died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

HARRY W. BARNHART

Jan. 17, 1918-Jan. 9, 2011 YORK, Pa. -- Harry W. Barnhart, 92, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. The son of the late Harry V. and Lucy M. Williams Barnhart, he was born in York, Pa., Jan. 17, 1918. He...

GEORGE L. CRAIG JR.

July 13, 1924-Jan. 9, 2011 George L. Craig Jr., 86, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C., surrounded by his loving family. Born in Winchester, Va., to the late George and Anna Fling...

ALTON B. "AL" CRUMPLER

Nov. 2, 1933-Jan. 6, 2011 PICAYUNE, Miss. -- Alton B. "Al" Crumpler, 77, Picayune, Miss., passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Regency Hospital in Hattiesburg, Miss. The family will receive friends Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, from 1 to...

DOUGLAS S. DAVIS

May 3, 1939-Jan. 9, 2011 Douglas Stanley Davis, 71, Wayne Memorial Drive, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Free Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends...

LINDA HILL

March 17, 1948-Jan. 9, 2011 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Linda Hill, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, in Philadelphia, Pa. Linda leaves to mourn Floyd Billy Hill of Pikeville, Charles Hill of Goldsboro, Leroy Hill of Philadelphia and...

ESTILL PATTY JOHNSON

CLINTON -- The memorial service for Estill Patty Johnson, 90, 103 Fox Lake Drive, has been rescheduled for Thursday at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service....

RUBY P. KELLY

July 13, 1918-Jan. 9, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruby Pearsall Kelly, 92, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at the Sterling House of Greenville. Mrs. Kelly was a well-known floral designer, having been a longtime employee of Mount Olive...

QUEEN LAMB

WALLACE -- Queen Lamb, 40, 1004 N. East Road, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at Rose Hill Funeral Home....

MARY POWELL PENDER

Mary Powell Pender, 81 died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ETHEL D. PHILYAW

Died Jan. 6, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE -- Ethel Delores Philyaw, 65, 240 Livermore Drive, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, with Dr. Matthew Rouse officiating. Burial will...

MARY FRANCES RAY

Died Jan. 8, 2011 FAISON -- Mary Frances Ray, 74, Faison, died Jan. 8, 2011. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Dean and her husband, Charles, of Mount Pocono, Pa.; brothers, Harold Jackson Randall of Hendersonville and Willie...

Monday, January 10, 2011

DONALD R. BATTLE

DUDLEY -- Donald Ray Battle, 48, 200 Hack Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

DR. PAUL C. BENNETT JR.

Dec. 27, 1928-Jan. 8, 2011 Dr. Paul Clifford Bennett Jr. died Jan. 8, 2011, at home. He was born in Kinston, N.C., Dec. 27, 1928, and was the son of the late Winnie Strickland Bennett and Paul Clifford Bennett...

MARCOS E. CONTRERAS

Marcos Erminio Contreras, 66, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ELIZABETH COOR

Elizabeth Coor, 705 Isler St., died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

GEORGE L. CRAIG JR.

George Linden Craig Jr., 86, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ALTON B. CRUMPLER SR.

Alton Braxton Crumpler Sr., 77, died Friday in Picayune, Mississippi. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOUGLAS S. DAVIS

Douglas Stanley Davis, 71, Wayne Memorial Drive died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MAUDE L. FLANAGAN

Maude Loreen Flanagan, 89, died Sunday at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

THELMA GRADY

WARSAW -- Thelma Grady, 87, died today at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

RUBY P. KELLY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruby Pearsall Kelly died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall in Mount Olive....

WILLIE MINK

March 29, 1939-Jan. 8, 2011 Wahhillah "Willie" Combs Mink, 71, passed away Saturday at her home surrounded by her family. Willie was born in Garrett, Ky., March 29, 1939, to the late Silas Combs and Mary Smith Conley. She...

CHARLIE R. PELT

Charlie R. Pelt, 58, died Sunday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

TEDDY L. PRICE

Dec. 23, 1968-Jan. 7, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Teddy Lee Price, 42, N.C. 581 North, died Friday at home. Funeral will be held by the graveside Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Kelvin Gurley officiating....

MARY S. RUE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mary Sherord Rue, 89, died Sunday at Howard University Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

BILLY LARRIETTE STEWART

April 24, 1940-Jan. 7, 2011 KINSTON -- Billy Larriette Stewart passed away Friday evening, Jan. 7, 2011, at home. Services will be held by the graveside Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton....

Sunday, January 9, 2011

PAUL BENNETT

Dr. Paul Bennett, 114 Fairway Drive, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

TERESA PIERCE HARRELSON

Aug. 26, 1961-Jan. 1, 2011 Teresa Ann Pierce Harrelson, 49, of Fremont, formerly of Rocky Point, died Jan. 1 at home. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Harrell's Funeral Home Chapel Burgaw....

ESTILL JOHNSON

Died Jan. 8, 2011 Mrs. Estill Patty Johnson, 90, of 103 Fox Lake Drive, died at her home Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. A private graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Clinton Cemetery. A memorial...

BRYANT MCIVER

With heavy hearts, the staff and management of Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. solemnly announces the homegoing of one of our very own staff members, Mr. Bryant McIver, 82, of 334 W Bay St., Warsaw. Mr. Bryant passed suddenly Saturday...

DAVID MILLARD JR.

March 8, 1941-Jan. 7, 2011 DUDLEY -- David Millard Jr., 69, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at home with his family by his side. Homegoing services will be held today, Jan. 9,...

WAHHILLA MINK

Wahhillah Mink, 72, passed away Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

ETHEL PHILYAW

FAYETTEVILLE -- Ethel Philyaw, 65, of 240 Livermore Drive, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Garris Funeral Home....

BETTY POWELL

Betty Powell, 74, of 407 E. Spruce St., died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

TEDDY LEE PRICE

Teddy Lee Price, 42, of Highway 581 North, died Friday evening at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

BILLY L. STEWART

April 24, 1940-Jan. 7, 2011 KINSTON -- Billy Larriette Stewart, 70, died Friday evening at the home. Services will be held by the graveside Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. The family will receive friends...

RUBERT JAMES THOMPSON

Nov. 3, 1916-Jan. 8, 2011 Rubert James Thompson, 94, of 1905 Salem Church Road, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held today, Jan. 9, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. at Nahunta...

GERALDINE WELLS WHITLEY

June 18, 1938-Jan. 5, 2011 Geraldine Whitley, 72, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday in Boise, Idaho. She is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Whitley Davis and husband, Wayne Davis of Raleigh; a son, Jason Whitley of Boise, Idaho;...

BURNETTE WILLIAMS

Died Jan. 3, 2011 MABLETON, Ga. -- Burnette "Bert" Underwood Williams, 88, of 4677 Heritage Lakes Court, formerly of Warsaw, died Monday, at Anderson Mill Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Austell, Ga. The homegoing celebration will be held today...

EDWIN LANE YELVERTON

Died Jan. 8, 2011 DURHAM -- Edwin Lane Yelverton, 58, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, at his residence. A funeral service will be held at the Church of God in Pittsboro on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at...

CHARLES E. YORK

May 5, 1922-Jan. 7, 2011 Charles Edgar York, 88, passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Woodard's Care. Graveside services will be today, Jan. 9, 2011, at 3 p.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Fred...

Friday, January 7, 2011

BETTY C. BLOOMER

Feb. 22, 1948-Jan. 6, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Betty Carlyle Bloomer, 62, died Thursday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery. Betty was born Feb. 22, 1948, in Lenoir County...

JAMES RAYFORD CHESTNUTT

Died Jan. 4, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- James Rayford Chestnutt, 79, 193 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y., died Tuesday at Washington Home in Washington, D.C. Born in Sampson County, he was the son of the late Alfonza and Hannah Troublefield...

JOSEPH "JUNE" COX JR.

Dec. 26, 1952-Jan. 1, 2011 Joseph "June" Cox Jr., 58, 1508 Maple St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Church of Christ. Burial will be in Old Mill...

ROY "BIG BOY" DORTCH

Died Jan. 5, 2011 Roy "Big Boy" Dortch, 71, 500 S. Audubon Ave., died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home in Goldsboro, N.C. Eulogistic services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Faith United Holy Church. Burial will follow...

MARY ISABEL DOWNING

July 17, 2003-Jan. 4, 2011 CLINTON -- Heaven got a whole lot brighter Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, when God welcomed Mary Isabel Downing home, and bestowed her with her pink angel wings. She is now singing and dancing. Funeral...

ALICE MILLER

Died Jan. 4, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Alice Miller, 92, 309 E. Boundary St., died at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral will be at noon Saturday at Rockford Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with pastor Johnny...

MERRITT LEWIS TAYLOR

Died Jan. 4. 2011 Merritt Lewis Taylor, 81, 511 Forrest Hill Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Coley Taylor, and three children Funeral services will be held Monday at...

GEORGE THOMAS "TOMMY" WILSON

Sept. 7, 1938-Jan. 6, 2011 FAISON -- George Thomas "Tommy" Wilson, 72, Faison, passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation. Mr. Wilson was born Sept. 7, 1938, in Sampson County to the late Raymond...

CHARLES YORK

Charles York, 88, 200 Lee St., died today. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Thursday, January 6, 2011

LOLA GARDNER ASKEW

Died Jan. 4, 2011 Lola Gardner Askew, 89, died Tuesday at Davis Health Care Center in Wilmington. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Pinecrest Cemetery. She was born in Greene County to the late...

RAY CARTER

Jan. 7, 1917-Jan. 5, 2011 Ray Carter, 93, passed away Wednesday. Born in Lenoir County, he was the son of the late George and Myrtie Davis Carter. A veteran of the United States Army, he was retired from the...

MARY ISABEL DOWNING

July 17, 2003-Jan. 4, 2011 CLINTON -- Heaven got a whole lot brighter Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, when God welcomed Mary Isabel Downing home, and bestowed her with her pink angel wings. She is now singing and dancing. Funeral...

ANDERSON SUTTON JR.

Died Jan. 3, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mr. Anderson Sutton Jr., 72, formerly of Wayne County, passed away Jan. 3, 2011. Anderson leaves to cherish his memory wife, Bernice Wall Sutton of the home; daughters, Cynthia S. Barnes of...

JOHN HAMMOND "JACK" TARBOX

Feb. 16, 1932-Jan. 3, 2011 Retired Air Force Technical Sgt. John Hammond "Jack" Tarbox, 78, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Lifecare Hospitals in Rocky Mount, N.C. Jack was born in Farmington, Maine, Feb. 16, 1932, to the...

PHILLIP C. THORNTON

Dec. 23, 1942-Jan. 4, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Phillip "Phil" Carlton Thornton, 68, 396 Manley Grove Church Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Wake Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at Tyndall...

MR. RONALD EARL WINN

Jan. 31, 1946-Jan. 2, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) MOUNT OLIVE -- Mr. Ronald Winn, 64, 133 Nelson St., Mount Olive, N.C., departed this...

ROSA CAPPS WOODARD

May 17, 1920-Jan. 5, 2011 PRINCETON -- Rosa Capps Woodard, 90, died Wednesday morning at Smithfield Manor. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial...

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

LOLA ASKEW

WARSAW -- Lola Askew, 89, died Tuesday at Davis Health Care Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

RAY CARTER

Ray Carter, 93, died this morning at Countryside Villa. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

JAMES CHESTNUTT

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- James Chestnutt, 79, 193 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Sampson County, died Tuesday at Washington Home in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BETTY JEWEL JONES CREECH

Nov. 25, 1932-Jan. 3. 2011 DURHAM -- Betty Jewel Jones Creech, 78, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. Betty was born in Wayne County Nov. 25, 1932, to the late Johnnie A. Jones...

ROY DORTCH

Roy Dortch, 71, 500 S. Audubon Ave., died Wednesday at Britthaven Nursing Home of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

DOROTHY LEE WHITEHEAD ENSLEY

STAFFORD, Va. -- The funeral service for Mrs. Dorothy Lee Whitehead Ensley, formerly of Pikeville, will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hull's Memorial Baptist Church in Fredricksburg, Va. Burial will be in Stafford Memorial Gardens in Stafford,...

BOBBY M. JOHNSON SR.

Died Dec. 29, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Bobby M. Johnson Sr., 202 Fairview Road, Apt. B., died Dec. 29 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro. Burial will...

DOROTHY G. KEARNEY

Aug. 3, 1928-Jan. 2, 2011 Dorothy Lucille Groves Kearney, 82, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at her home. Dorothy was born in Duplin County Aug. 3, 1928, to the late Leonard James Groves and Bertha Dail Groves Whitehead....

ALLEN "AL" LEWIS MCCORMICK

Jan. 28, 1957-Dec. 31, 2010 Allen "Al" Lewis McCormick was the son of the Late Russell McCormick Jr. and Annie Bethea McCormick. He departed this life Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, in Goldsboro, N.C., in the comfort of his home....

JOSEPH I. MILKOVITS

Aug. 14, 1932-Jan. 4, 2011 Joseph Ignatius Milkovits, 78, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Joseph was born in North Hampton, Pa., Aug. 14, 1932, to the late Frank C. Milkovits and Teresa Gober Milkovits....

ALICE MILLER

LAGRANGE -- Alice Miller, 92, 309 E. Boundary St., died Tuesday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

JACK TARBOX

DUDLEY -- John H. "Jack" Tarbox, 78, died Monday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MERRITT L. TAYLOR

Merritt Lewis Taylor, 81, 511 Forrest Hill Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

DONALD ANTHONY "TONY TEMPLE

Died Jan. 1, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Donald Anthony "Tony" Temple, 58, died Jan. 1, 2011, at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Tony was born in Johnston County to the late Freddie A. Temple and Lula Hamilton Temple....

PHILLIP C. THORNTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Phillip Carlton Thornton, 68, Manley Grove Church community, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

ELOUISE SUGGS EDWARDS

Died Jan. 1, 2011 Elouise Suggs Edwards, 80, Summerset Court, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Faith United Holy Church in Goldsboro, with the Rev. Raveion Moses officiating. Burial will be...

DAVISE JOYNER

Died Dec. 28, 2010 NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Davise Joyner, 79, 39 Dewitt St., New Haven, Conn., formerly of Wayne County, died Dec. 28 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the...

JOYCEANNE LANE

Jan. 27, 1948-Dec. 30, 2010 Joyceanne Katherine Swartz Lane, 62, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Charles William and Francis O'Grondy Swartz. Mrs. Lane was wife of the late Ronald Dwight...

ANNIE M. B. O'LEARY

Jan. 30, 1912-Jan. 2, 2011 WARSAW -- Annie Mae Blanchard O'Leary died Sunday at Davis Health Care. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wilmington National Cemetery. She was born in Sampson County Jan. 30,...

JAMES R. TAYLOR

Oct. 7, 1934-Jan. 2, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- James R. Taylor, 76, Butterfly Lane, died Sunday at home. Graveside service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service. He was...

WILLIAM E. TAYLOR

Jan. 3, 1951-Jan. 3, 2011 SNOW HILL -- William Earl Taylor, 60, passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. Mr. Taylor was a native of Greene County, born Jan. 3, 1951, the son of the late Willie Walter and Ruby...

ANNA WASHINGTON

Died Jan. 2, 2011 Anna Washington, 2401 Wayne Memorial Drive, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Mills Funeral Home Inc....

CARLISTA B. "BERT" WILLIAMS

MABLETON, Ga. -- Carlista Burnette "Bert" Williams, 88, 4677 Heritage Lakes Court, formerly of Warsaw, died Monday at Anderson Mill Health and Rehabilitation Center in Austell, Ga. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

Monday, January 3, 2011

DOROTHY KEARNEY

Dorothy Kearney, 82, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GLADYS C. LANGSTON

Died Dec. 31, 2010 JOHNSTON COUNTY -- Gladys C. Langston, 92, died Dec. 31, 2010. Funeral and graveside services were held Sunday, Jan. 2, at 2 p.m. at Langston Family Cemetery in Four Oaks, with the Rev. Richard Lewis...

SAM HENRY PARRISH

Died Jan. 1, 2011 Retired Master Sgt. Sam Henry Parish, 79, passed away Jan. 1, 2011. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at 2 p.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home chapel. Entombment will be at Pinecrest Memorial...

ANTOINETTE "ANN" HAMILTON RICHARDSON

WILSON — Antoinette “Ann” Hamilton Richardson, 47, 3302 Berkshire Drive, Wilson, N.C., formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, at the Wilson Medical Center. Funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Tabernacle of Prayer for All...

MARY RUTH GUY STAFFORD

Dec. 2, 1922-Jan. 1, 2011 DUDLEY -- Mary Ruth Stafford, 88, Dudley, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Irene Ezzell Guy, and the wife of the late Arthur...

JAMES R. TAYLOR

PIKEVILLE -- James R. Taylor, 76, Butterfly Lane, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

NORWOOD "CUB" THORNTON

Jan. 4, 1939-Jan. 1, 2011 FAISON -- Norwood "Cub" Thornton, 71, a native of Faison, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive Tuesday, Jan. 4 (which would have been...

GARY L. WALSTON

April 8, 1959-Dec. 31, 2010 Gary Leonard Walston, 51, passed away New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at 7 p.m. from the chapel...

RONALD WINN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ronald Winn, 65, 133 Nelson St., died Sunday at Brunswick Cover Living Center in Winnadow. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Mount Olive....

Sunday, January 2, 2011

ELOISE BARWICK

June 29, 1934-Dec. 29, 2010 Eloise Barwick, 76, of Kirkwood Retirement Village, passed away at her residence on Wednesday. A graveside funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Barry House officiating. The family will...

JOSEPH COX JR.

Joseph Cox Jr. died Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

CLYDE R. DAGENHART JR.

Dec. 18, 1949-Dec. 25, 2010 RALEIGH -- Clyde Raymond Dagenhart Jr., 61, died Dec. 25, 2010, at Duke Hospice in Durham surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5,...

MASTER SGT. JERRY LAYTON KING

Sept. 15, 1934-Dec. 25, 2010 LaGRANGE -- Retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Jerry Layton King, 76, passed away Christmas with his family by his side. Visitation will be held today from 2 until 4 p.m. at Howell Funeral...

GLADYS LANGSTON

Died Dec. 31, 2010 Gladys C. Langston, 92, died Friday. Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Langston Family Cemetery in Four Oaks with the Rev. Richard Lewis officiating. Interment will be at Langston Family Cemetery. Survivors...

ALLEN MCCORMICK

Allen McCormick, 1802 Dogwood Drive, Goldsboro, died Friday morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

RICHARD NASH

Oct. 20, 1932-Dec. 31, 2010 Richard Benjamin Nash Sr., 78, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at his home. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in the Adamsville Baptist Church in Goldsboro. Burial will follow at...

GREGORY N. O'DONOGHUE SR.

Nov. 22, 1935-Dec. 31, 2010 Gregory Noel O'Donoghue Sr., 75, of the Sleepy Creek community, passed away on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. All reports indicate that he was dreaming of catching a large...

ANTOINETTE "ANN" HAMILTON RICHARDSON

Sept. 15, 1934-Dec. 25, 2010 LaGRANGE -- Retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Jerry Layton King, 76, passed away Christmas with his family by his side. Visitation will be held today from 2 until 4 p.m. at Howell Funeral...

MICHAEL RUSSO

Michael Russo, 56, died Saturday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HELEN LOUISE SMITH

Died Dec. 31, 2010 Helen Louise Smith, 89, of 130 Kings Court in Warsaw, died Friday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be Monday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. The Rev. Alexander Davis...

MARY STAFFORD

Mary Stafford died. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate Faulk Funeral Home....

NORWOOD THORNTON

FAISON -- Norwood Thornton, 71, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....