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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

DANNY R. BARROW

April 27, 1954-May 29, 2011 Danny Ray Barrow, 57, died Sunday at home. A memorial service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Pinkney Baptist Church, with the Rev. Calvin Kraft officiating. Born in Wayne County, he was...

JEAN BEGLEY BRASHEAR

Jean Begley Brashear, 85, died Monday at Tranquility Hospice Center in Austell, Ga. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

ESTHER GRAY BROCK

Esther Gray Brock, 83, died Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ETHELENE H. CHASE

Died May 30, 2011 Mrs. Ethelene Head Chase, 93, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Chase was a native of Greene County, and a member of Free Gospel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church....

ALENE P. DANIELS

April 24, 1926-May 30, 2011 Alene Parrish Daniels, 85, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011. Mrs. Daniels was born April 24, 1926, in Wayne County to the late Walter and Eva Parrish. She was wife of the late...

MARY L. FUTRELLE

Mary Lou Futrelle, 78, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

JOSEPH H. NEWBERRY

ETTA E. SMITH

Died May 30, 2011 WILSON -- Etta Exum Smith, 72, Wilson, died Monday, May 30, 2011. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting. Interment will be Wednesday at 10...

THOMAS GRADY WEST

Jan. 3, 1942-May 29, 2011 FREMONT -- Thomas Grady West, 69, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Tom was born in Wayne County Jan. 3, 1942, to the late Waitus and Nancy Yelverton West....

JESSIE E. WILEY

Died May 27, 2011 Jessie Edna Wiley, 92, 416 N. Kornegay St., died Friday at Johnston County Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Church of God and True Holiness. Burial will be in Elmwood...

Monday, May 30, 2011

DORIS MAE LOFTIN

Died May 24, 2011 Doris Mae Loftin, 79, of 113 Patetown Road, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at her residence. A celebration of her life will be held, Monday, May 30, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel FWB Church,...

DANNY R. BARROW

LAGRANGE -- Danny Ray Barrow, 57, died Sunday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

CAMILLE BOUTOT

FREMONT -- Camille Boutot, 77, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ALENE P. DANIELS

Alene P. Daniels, 85, died today at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

JOSEPH "EARL" KORNEGAY

Sept. 28, 1938-May 28, 2011 Joseph "Earl" Kornegay, 73, passed away peacefully May 28, 2011, after a lengthy illness. Earl was born Sept. 28, 1938, to the late Nelson and Mildred Corbett Kornegay. In addition to his parents, he...

MARTHA HOWELL MUMFORD

Died May 28, 2011 PRINCETON -- Martha Howell Mumford, 92, died peacefully Saturday, May 28, 2011. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Luther H. and Hattie Mae Davis Howell. Martha was a longtime member...

MITTIE L. HINES SMITH

July 20, 1931-May 29, 2011 Mittie Louise Hines Smith, 79, died Sunday at home. No formal services will be held. She was born in Wayne County to the late Charlie and Lella Hines. She was the wife of the...

THOMAS WEST

FREMONT -- Thomas West, 69, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

JESSIE E. WILEY

Died May 27, 2011 Jessie Edna Wiley, 92, 416 N. Kornegay St., died Friday at Johnston County Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Church of God and True Holiness. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery....

Sunday, May 29, 2011

RONALD L. EDMUNDSON

Died May 27, 2011 KENLY -- Ronald Lee Edmundson, 62, of Richardson-Bass Road passed away Friday at home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held today, May 29, 2011, at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Shackleford-Howell...

ADA PEACOCK FAISON

Died May 27, 2011 Ada Peacock Faison, 79, 216 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, died Friday at Kindred Memorial Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the chapel of McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries with the...

BRENDA DEAVER GAYLORD

Oct. 20, 1949-May 27, 2011 Brenda Deaver Gaylord, 61, of 1232 J.R. Drive, Garner, died Friday at Kitty Askins of Goldsboro. The funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. today, May 29, at Casey Funeral Home Chapel with...

JAMES HARPER

FAISON -- James Harper, 61, of 143 Water Treatment Road, died Saturday at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte. Arrangements are incomplete with Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremation....

FRANCES J. HERRING

Feb. 22, 1919-May 27, 2011 Frances Jones Herring, 93, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held today, May 29, 2011, at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home....

URA TAFT "BUDDY" HOWARD JR.

Died May 28, 2011 Ura Taft "Buddy" Howard Jr., 70, passed away Saturday at Dunn Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Pastor...

JOE LOMAX

CLINTON -- Joe Lomax, 78, of 5651 Kenner Road, died Saturday, May 27, 2011, at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremation....

PATRICIA ANN MCCOY

DURHAM -- Patricia Ann McCoy, 50, of 506 Atlantic St., died Friday at Duke University Hospital Arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. of Warsaw....

LARRY NOBLE MILLER

Died May 26, 2011 Larry Noble Miller, 65, died Thursday at Carolina East/Quinn Hospice Center, Kenansville. Funeral services will be Wednesday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel at noon. Burial will follow at Miller Family Cemetery, Perry Miller Road,...

MARGIE DICKERSON MITCHELL

Margie Faye Dickerson Mitchell, 71, of 702 Audubon Ave., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

EDNA WILEY

Edna Wiley, 92, 416 N. Kornegay St., Selma, died Friday at Johnston County Hospital, Smithfield. Arrangements are incomplete at the McIntyre Funeral Home....

JAMES ALLEN "SKEETER" WILSON

May 30, 1977-May 27, 2011 James Allen "Skeeter" Wilson, 33, of Dudley, passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. at the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will receive...

Friday, May 27, 2011

BENJAMIN COOPER CRAWFORD

Died May 25, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Benjamin Cooper Crawford, 83, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. Ben was born in Wayne County June 7, 1927, to the late Ivey Jonathan Crawford...

ADA PEACOCK FAISON

DUDLEY -- Ada Peacock Faison, 79, 216 Rollingwood Drive, died today at Kindred Memorial Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

IRENE SYKES HILL HAGELL

July 20, 1923-May 25, 2011 KINSTON -- Irene Sykes Hill Hagell, 87, Kinston, N.C., passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at home. Mrs. Hagell was born in Lenoir County, N.C., July 20, 1923, to Betty Jenkins Sykes and...

FRANCES HERRING

Frances Herring, 93, died Friday at Duke Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

SALLY A. HUNTER

July 8, 1934-May 25, 2011 Sally Ann Gass Hunter, 76, Trappers Wood Drive in Rosewood, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rosewood First Baptist Church, with visitation afterward. She was born...

DORIS M. LOFTIN

Died May 24, 2011 Doris Mae Loftin, 79, 113 Patetown Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with Pastor James Collins officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem...

JOYCE S. MARKS

Sept. 4, 1938-May 24, 2011 Joyce Smith Marks, 72, died Tuesday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. A private service will be held. She was born Sept. 4, 1938, to the late Tillman and Pinkie Jones Smith. She...

WILERT PATRICK JR.

Died May 24, 2011 DUDLEY -- Wilbert Patrick Jr., 68, Brentwood Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro. Burial will be Tuesday at...

CHRISTINE LAMBERT RIDGE

Christine Lambert Ridge, 91, died Thursday surrounded by her family at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma....

MERLE ALLEN STEPHENSON

Aug. 7, 1906-May 26, 2011 CLAYTON -- Merle Allen Stephenson, 104, died Thursday morning in Smithfield Manor. Born Aug. 7, 1906, in Johnston County to the late Robert Henry and Emma Jane Strickland Allen, she was the widow of...

BETTY E. THIGPEN

March 5, 1950-May 25, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Betty Jean Eason Thigpen, 61, LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011. Betty was born March 5, 1950, in Lenoir County to Marjorie Grady Eason of LaGrange and the late Troy Edward...

Thursday, May 26, 2011

GAUDENCIA AVILEZ

Died May 24, 2011 WILMINGTON -- Gaudencia Avilez, 80, 430 Cathay Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Mission Parrish of Santa Clara in Magnolia. Burial will be Saturday at 11...

ROACHEL JACKSON BOONE

Dec. 5, 1925-May 24, 2011 Roachel Jackson Boone, 85, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the home of his daughter. Jack was born in Cheraw, S.C., Dec. 5, 1925, to the late Sam Boone and Mamie Mills Boone....

BENJAMIN CRAWFORD

PIKEVILLE -- Benjamin C. Crawford, 83, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

PATSY ANN DENNING

March 4, 1947-May 24, 2011 Patsy Denning, 64, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Norwood and Ruth Lee Thornton, and the wife of Gene Denning. Mrs. Denning was a cosmetologist and a...

SALLY HUNTER

Sally Hunter, 77, Trappers Wood Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JEAN VINSON ROUSE

Died May 25, 2011 ALBERTSON -- Jean Vinson Rouse went to be with her Lord and savior Wednesday, May 25, 2011. She was a member of Friendship Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents,...

R. HAROLD WALKER

Nov. 17, 1928-May 25, 2011 Robert Harold Walker, 82, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Harold was born in Wayne County Nov. 17, 1928, to the late Robert Nergil Walker and Sally Herring Walker....

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

GERALD LEE ARMSTRONG

Feb. 1, 1957-May 18, 2011 Gerald Lee Armstrong was born to William and Betty Armstrong Feb. 1, 1957, in Wayne County. He departed from this life Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. He attended...

STAN AUSTIN

Oct. 23, 1948-May 24, 2011 HAMPSTEAD -- Stan Austin, 62, went to be with his Lord Tuesday morning at his residence in Hampstead, N.C. Born in McPherson, Kan., he was the son of the late Rex and Marjorie Peters...

GAUDENCIA AVILEZ

WILMINGTON -- Gaudencia Avilez, 80, 430 Cathay Road, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home Inc. of Warsaw....

JIMMIE LEE BRASWELL

DUDLEY -- Funeral service for Mr. Jimmie Lee Braswell, 3184 U.S. 117 alternate in Dudley, N.C., will be held Friday, May 27, 2011, at 11 a.m. at New Daniel Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Daniel Chapel Church Road, Fremont,...

PATSY A. DENNING

Patsy Ann Denning, 64, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

PHYLLIS K. LANE

April 23, 194-May 24, 2011 Sarah Phyllis Kornegay Lane, 66, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law after a courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family. Phyllis was...

DORIS LOFTIN

Doris Loftin, 79, 113 Patetown Road, died at home Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

JOYCE SMITH MARKS

Joyce Smith Marks, 72, died Tuesday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROBERT H. WALKER

Robert Harold Walker, 82, died this morning at Willow Creek. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

STANLEY J. AUSTIN

HAMPSTEAD -- Stanley Joe Austin, 62, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

VERNELL COLEY BROWN

Died May 21, 2011 Vernell Coley Brown, 84, 1507 Edgerton St., died Saturday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, N.C. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at White Oak Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church...

JAMES "SAM" A. HIPPO

Dec. 18, 1962-May 20, 2011 NEWPORT -- James "Sam" A. Hippo, 48, Newport, died May 20, 2011, at the residence of his sister in Pikeville. Mr. Hippo was born Dec. 18, 1962, in Altoona, Pa. to Robert L. and...

PHYLLIS K. LANE

Phyllis Kornegay Lane, 66, died this morning at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILBERT PATRICK

DUDLEY -- Wilbert Patrick, 68, Brentwood Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

Monday, May 23, 2011

ALTON FLOYD BEST

Jan. 10, 1928-May 23, 2011 PRINCETON -- Alton Floyd Best, 83, Progressive Church Road, Princeton, died Monday morning at SECU Hospice Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1928, and was the son of the late John Walter and Victorie...

JIMMIE L. BRASWELL

DUDLEY -- Jimmie Lee Braswell, 3184 U.S. 117 South Alternate, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

EULA MAE OUTLAW

March 28, 1928-May 21, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eula Mae Price Outlaw, 83, 987 White Flash Road, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Hobbs officiating, followed...

ARTHUR LEE WALLACE

Oct. 3, 1932-May 22, 2011 Arthur Lee Wallace, 78, went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, May 22, 2011, after a brief battle with cancer. Mr. Wallace was born in Lenoir County to the late Arthur Corbett...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

LINDA "TINE" BISHOP BELL

Died May 18, 2011 Linda "Tine" Bishop Bell, 62, of 604 Whitted Court peacefully passed away Wednesday at her residence. Her life will be celebrated Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church with...

VERNELL COLEY BROWN

Vernell Coley Brown, 84, formerly of 1507 Edgerton St., died on Saturday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist....

SADIE COLEMAN CORBETT

June 19, 1930-May 20, 2011 Sadie Coleman Corbett, 80, of the Rock Ridge community in Wilson County, died Friday, May 20, 2011. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting...

JAMES "SAM" A. HIPPO

Dec. 18, 1962-May 20, 2011 NEWPORT -- James "Sam" A. Hippo, 48, of Newport, died May 20, 2011, at the residence of his sister in Pikeville. Memorial services will be today at 4 p.m. at St. James United Methodist...

DURWOOD BARNES NEAL

Died May 20, 2011 JACKSONVILLE -- Durwood Barnes Neal, 80, died Friday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, May 23, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro. Born in Wayne County, he...

DORIS MUNDEN NEIGHBORS

April 10, 1932-May 20, 2011 COATS -- Doris Munden Neighbors, 79, of 2110 Bailey's Crossroads Road, died Friday at her residence. Funeral services will be today at 3 p.m. at Hodges Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Officiating will...

EULA MAE OUTLAW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Eula Mae Price Outlaw, 83, of 987 White Flash Road, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home....

GERALDINE PARKS

Died May 19, 2011 Geraldine Parks, 67, of Goldsboro, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rockford Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, LaGrange with the Rev. Charlie Howell officiating. Burial...

ROCHELLE B. PENDER

Died May 20, 2011 Rochelle Boswell Pender, 71, of Wilson, died Friday, May 20, 2011. Funeral will be today at 7 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by visitation. Interment will be Monday at noon at Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont....

MELVIA LEE WESTBROOK

Oct. 29, 1916-May 20, 2011 Melvia Lee Westbrook, 94, died at her home in Bentonville Friday. A funeral service will be held today, May 22, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 3162 Harper House Road, Four...

JAMES W. "JIM" WHITLEY

Oct.. 2, 1939-May 20, 2011 James W. "Jim" Whitley, 71, died Friday, May 20, 2011, at his residence. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 24, from 1 until 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home. A funeral service will...

Friday, May 20, 2011

FRANCES M. CLAYTON

Dec. 5, 1923-May 14, 2011 WARSAW -- Frances M. Clayton, 304 S. Gum St., died Saturday at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Baptist Church in Turkey, with the Rev....

SHELTON R. MERCER

Shelton Ray Mercer, 69, died Thursday at the University of North Carolina Burn Center in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

GERALDINE PARKS

Geraldine Parks, 67, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

LILLIE FRANCES ARMSTRONG SMITH

March 3, 1944-May 12, 2011 FREMONT -- Mrs. Lillie Frances Armstrong Smith, 804 Chestnut St., Fremont, was born March 3, 1944, to the late Amos Armstrong Sr. and Lillie Mae Graham Armstrong in Wade, N.C. Frances departed the earthly...

MELVIA WESTBROOK

FOUR OAKS -- Melvia Westbrook, 94, died today. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

Thursday, May 19, 2011

GERALD L. ARMSTRONG

Gerald Lee Armstrong died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LINDA 'TINE' BISHOP BELL

Linda "Tine" Bishop Bell, 604 Whitted Court, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

HELEN GOLDEN JACKSON ODOM CLAYTON

Sept. 22, 1935-May 17, 2011 BURGAW -- Helen Golden Jackson Odom Clayton, 75, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home Chapel in Princeton, with the...

RALPH LESLIE HOOD

Nov. 28, 1931-May 16, 2011 Ralph Leslie Hood, 79, passed away Monday evening at the home of his daughter in Troy, N.C. He was the son of the late William Leslie and Mary Estelle Hood, and was the husband...

EARL W. KNOWLES

March 7, 1930-May 18, 2011 FREMONT -- Earl Wayland Knowles, 81, died Wednesday at Wilson Pines Nursing Facility. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Rose Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmie Suggs officiating. Burial will be...

WALTER W. "TOBY" MORRIS III

June 16, 1939-May 16, 2011 Toby, 71, passed away May 16, 2011, at Willowbrook Healthcare Center in Yadkinville, N.C., from Alzheimer's. He was born June 16, 1939, in Roxboro, N.C., to Walter W. Morris Jr. and Kathleen J. Morris....

GLORIA "PRETZEL" LINT SHIRLEY

Dec. 9, 1927-May 17, 2011 WARSAW -- Gloria "Pretzel" Lint Shirley, 211 E. Hill St., died Tuesday after a long and courageous battle against Alzheimer's disease. She was born Dec. 9, 1927, to Clarence and Sara Lint of Vanderbilt,...

LILLIE FRANCES ARMSTRONG SMITH

March 3, 1944-May 12, 2011 FREMONT -- Mrs. Lillie Frances Armstrong Smith, 804 Chestnut St., Fremont, was born March 3, 1944, to the late Amos Armstrong Sr. and Lillie Mae Graham Armstrong in Wade, N.C. Frances departed the earthly...

WILLIE R. THOMAS SR.

Oct. 16, 1922-May 15, 2011 Mr. Willie R. Thomas Sr. was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Dothan, Ala., to the late Louise Norris Thomas and Henry Thomas. He was a graduate of Dothan Colored High School. After high school,...

ROSETTA WHITESIDE

Feb. 8, 1941-May 14, 2011 HOPE MILLS -- Rosetta Whiteside, 5627 Walkingtrail Way, died Saturday at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Luke United Holy Church in Rose Hill,...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

CHASE JOHNSON DUFFY

Died May 16, 2011 GROTON, Mass. -- Chase Johnson Duffy, 87, died of heart failure May 16 at home. A memorial service will be held Saturday at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Groton. She was born in Goldsboro...

JIMMY D. GURLEY

July 14, 1951-May 16, 2011 Heaven has opened its doors to Jimmy D. Gurley, who was born July 14, 1951, and passed May 16, 2011. He was the son of the late Leland R. and Ruth I. Gurley. He...

BILL MATTHEWS

Aug. 13, 1935-May 16, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- William Glen "Bill" Matthews, 75, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. Bill was born in Hoopeston, Ill., Aug. 13, 1935, to the late Glen and...

CHRISTINE BLACKSTON RADFORD

Sept. 7, 1921-May 16, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Christine Blackston Radford, 89, 230 Woodridge Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Wayne County to the late William James and Carrie Walker Blackston....

RONALD A. ROSE

Aug. 4, 1937-May 17, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Ronald Arlen "Ron" Rose, 73, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Ron was born in Seattle, Wash., Aug. 4, 1937, to the late...

W.J. WILLIAMS JR.

Nov. 9, 1943-May 16, 2011 Wilkins "W.J." Williams Jr., 67, went to be with his Lord Monday, May 16, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. W.J. had a very special love for God and his family. W.J. was born...

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

ALBERT SIDNEY BARNES

Dec. 10, 1944-May 13, 2011 FREMONT -- Albert Sidney Barnes, 66, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services will be held at a later date. Albert was born Dec. 10, 1944, to the late...

RUBY WADSWORTH COLLINS

Oct. 4, 1928-May 16, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Ruby Wadsworth Collins, 82, died Monday. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sardis Baptist Church, with the Rev. Johnathan Massey officiating. Burial will be in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery. She...

JESSIE B. DAFFORD

Died May 14, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Jessie B. "J.B." Dafford, 101, died Saturday morning at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel Friday at noon, with the Rev. Anthony Flow...

AMY DEANN HATCHCOCK

May 28, 1987-May 13, 2011 Miss Amy Deann Hatchcock, 23, 807 Paul St. in Goldsboro, died Friday, May 13, 2011. Her funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2011, at Friendly Chapel Baptist Church, with the...

RALPH L. HOOD

TROY -- Ralph Leslie Hood, 79, died Monday evening at the home of his daughter. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

WILLIAM GLEN MATTHEWS

William Glen Matthews, 75, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ARONIA DIXON MURRAY

Died May 13, 2011 Aronia Dixon Murray, 83, Greenevers community, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Thursday at1 p.m., with the Rev. Letari Thompson officiating....

GLENNWOOD EARL RADFORD

March 31, 1949-May 15, 2011 Glennwood Earl Radford, 62, died Sunday at Wake Med from congestive heart failure. Glenn was born in Wayne County March 31, 1949, to the late William Earl and Hilda Bass Radford. He was a...

LONNIE ROBINSON

Nov. 24, 1939-May 13, 2011 Lonnie Robinson, resident of O'Berry Center Goldsboro, passed away Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Lonnie was born Nov. 24, 1939, in Cabarrus County. A viewing will be held today from 4 to 7...

RONALD ROSE

Ronald Rose, 73, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LILLIE FRANCES SMITH

FREMONT -- Ms. Lillie Frances Smith, Fremont, passed away Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. The family will be receiving friends at 804 Chestnut St. in Fremont. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M....

WILLIE THOMAS SR.

Willie Thomas Sr. of Goldsboro passed away Saturday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will receive visitors at 103 Atsur Place. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc. (Pd)...

MARY J. THOMPSON

March 18, 1918-May 14, 2011 Mary Jones Thompson, 93, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Jones County, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph and Nancy Jarman Jones, and wife of the late...

ROSETTA WHITESIDE

HOPE MILLS -- Rosetta Whiteside, 70, 5627 Walkingtrail Way, died Sunday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

W.J. WILLIAMS JR.

GRANTHAM -- W.J. Williams Jr., 67, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, May 16, 2011

MARY J. THOMPSON

March 18, 1918 - May 14, 2011 Mary Jones Thompson, age 93, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Jones County, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph and Nancy Jarman Jones, and the...

ALBERT S. BARNES

Dec. 10, 1944-May 13, 2011 FREMONT -- Albert Sidney Barnes, 66, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services will be held at a later date. He was born Dec. 10, 1944, to the late Harvey and Elizabeth Campbell...

MARY L. TRIPP GUION

Died May 11, 2011 NEW BERN -- Mary Louise Tripp Guion died Wednesday at Two Rivers HealthCare Neuse. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Stephen Free Will Baptist Church in New Bern, with the Rev. Fred...

KATHY ANNE JOHNSON

Feb. 18, 1957-May 15, 2011 DUDLEY -- Kathy Anne Johnson, 54, 434 Woodland Church Road in Dudley, passed away Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Kathy was born in Wayne County Feb. 18, 1957, to the late Ressie...

GLENNWOOD RADFORD

Glennwood Radford, 62, died Sunday at Wake Med Health and Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE THOMAS SR.

Willie Thomas Sr. died Saturday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

WILLIAM EARL WHITLEY

Sept. 4, 1945-May 14, 2011 PIKEVILLE --William Earl Whitley, 303 N.W. Railroad St., Pikeville, passed away Saturday at his home with his wife by his side. He was born Sept. 4, 1945, to the late W.J. and Mamie Whitley....

Sunday, May 15, 2011

JULIA ABEL

Jan. 7, 1926-May 12, 2011 Julia Elizabeth Abel, 85, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Monday, May 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with visitation afterwards....

ALBERT S. BARNES

FREMONT -- Albert Sidney Barnes, 66, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

VERNETTE BRASWELL

Died May 11, 2011 Vernette Coritha Braswell, 83, of Dudley died Wednesday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel FWB Church. Entombment will follow at the Wayne Memorial Park....

THOMAS HILTON BULLOCK

Died May 12, 2011 YORKTOWN, Va. -- Thomas Hilton Bullock, 51, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011, after a courageous, three-year battle with cancer. A funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. today, May 15, 2011, at...

JOYCE LEE CARTER

March 21, 1940-May 13, 2011 Joyce Lee Cater was born in Portsmouth, Va. to the late Stanley Ambrose and Nellie Valentine Carter. She was a retired teller with Crest Star bank, and was attending Pinkney Baptist Church. Mrs. Carter...

FRANCES M. CLAYTON

WARSAW -- Frances M. Clayton, 87, formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. Funeral arrangements incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

DOUGLAS FENNELL

Died May 10 Douglass Fennell of 612 N. Daisy St. died Tuesday, May 10. Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 204 E. Chestnut St. Burial will be in Old Mill...

MARY ELLEN FENNELL

Sept. 5, 1934-April 27, 2011 TEANECK, N.J. -- Mary Ellen Fennell departed this life Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, N.J. A memorial service is planned to celebrate the life of Mary Ellen Fennell June...

ESTHER BRIDGERS HARPER

Sept. 23 1918-May 14, 2011 Esther Bridgers Harper, 92, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Esther was born in Johnston County on Sept. 23, 1918, the daughter of the late Sidney Bridgers and Leather Murphy, and was the widow...

JOANN LOFTON JOYNER

April 14, 1959-May 11, 2011 Joann Lofton Joyner, 52, of 300 Beale St., passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A visitation will be held on Monday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home....

LUCY MAE WILLIAMS LINKHORN

Died May 9, 2011 Lucy Mae Williams Linkhorn, 84, of Blacklick, Ohio, formerly of Duplin County, died Monday. Funeral services were Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, Rose Hill at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Edward Barnhill officiating....

LONNIE ROBINSON

Lonnie Robinson, a resident of O'Berry Center, died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

MARY THOMPSON

Mary Thompson, 93, died Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILLIAM WHITLEY

William Earl Whitley, 65, of 303 N.E. Railroad St., Pikeville, died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

BETTY FREEMAN WILLIAMSON

Died May 13, 2011 Betty Freeman Williamson, a faithful child and servant of God and the soul mate of I.K. Williamson for 53 years, joined her father, Ottis Freeman, and daughter, Louann Williamson Heath, in her heavenly home while...

Friday, May 13, 2011

JULIA E. ABEL

Julia Elizabeth Abel, 85, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

WINSTON L. BRANCH

Feb. 4, 1946-May 10, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Winston Lee Branch, 103 King Drive, Mount Olive, was born Feb. 4, 1946, in Duplin County to the late Gaston Branch II and Mary Davis Branch. He quietly transitioned from labor...

SALLIE LEE COOPER

April 29, 1921-May 20, 2011 WARSAW -- Sallie Lee Cooper, 90, 294 Community Road, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery....

LESLIE T. FAISON

Died May 10, 2011 TURKEY -- Leslie Thomas Faison, 98, 230 Summer Hill Road, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Greater Six Run Baptist Church, with the Rev. Leslie Morrisey...

JOANN LOFTON JOYNER

JoAnn Lofton Joyner, 300 Beale St., Apt. C, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LARRY W. LUCAS SR.

May 4, 1957-May 11, 2011 Larry Wade Lucas Sr., 54, died Wednesday at home. Graveside service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Wilson. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of Nathan Paul Lucas...

LILLIE F. SMITH

FREMONT -- Lillie Frances Smith died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ESTHER PATE WIGGINS

March 11, 1919-May 10, 2011 CLINTON -- Esther P. Wiggins, 92, died Tuesday at Mary Gran Nursing Home. No formal services are scheduled at this time. She was the daughter of the late Herman and Annie Davis Pate, and...

Thursday, May 12, 2011

MORRICE E. DAIL

Dec. 7, 1928-May 10, 2011 Morrice Everette "Bobby" Dail, 82, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Bobby was born in Duplin County to the late Faison and Della Kornegay Dail. He was also preceded in death...

ADRIAN J. DAVIS

July 7, 1925-May 10, 2011 CALYPSO -- Adrian J. "Fuzz" Davis, 85, 512 Northeast Center St., died late Tuesday at Wayne Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Tyndall Funeral Home, with burial following in Calypso Cemetery...

NETTIE ELLIS GREEN

Died May 3, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Nettie Ellis Green, formerly of Jason and Parkstown communities, died May 3. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Pleasant Plain United Holy Church in Ayden, with pastor Scottie Rodgers officiating. Arrangements...

MINNIE P. SHADDING JONES

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Minnie Pearl Shadding Jones, formerly of Pikeville, died May 5....

CATHERINE HALL WOOTEN

Funeral service for Mrs. Catherine Hall Wooten, 103 S. Georgia Ave., Goldsboro, N.C., will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 W. Elm St., Goldsboro, N.C., with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Tate officiating....

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

WINSTON L. BRANCH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Winston L. Branch, 103 King Drive, died Tuesday afternoon at home. Arrangements are pending at E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

VERNETTE BRASWELL

DUDLEY -- Vernette Braswell, 83, 103 Lake Hurst Drive, died Wednesday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

SALLIE LEE COOPER

WARSAW -- Sallie Lee Cooper, 90, 294 Community Road, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MORRICE E. "BOBBY" DAIL

Morrice Everette "Bobby" Dail, 82, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ADRIAN DAVIS

CALYPSO -- Adrian Davis, 85, died late Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

AUDRINA K. DUKE

April 21, 2011-May 5, 2011 Audrina Kay Duke, 2 weeks old, died Thursday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Fremont Missionary Baptist Church, with visitation afterward. She was...

LESLIE T. FAISON

TURKEY -- Leslie Thomas Faison, 98, 230 Summerhill Road, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DOUGLAS FENNELL

Douglas Fennell, 612 Daisy St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Service....

RAYMOND KORNEGAY

Died May 8, 2011 ALBERTSON -- Raymond Kornegay Sr., 78, 360 Bill Sutton Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church in Seven Springs, with the Rev. Antonio...

JAMES R. MOORE SR.

July 31, 1919-May 8, 2011 WARSAW -- James R. Moore Sr., 237 Mooretown Lane, died Sunday at Carolina East Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church Magnolia, with the Rev. Joseph E. Daniels Sr....

MARGUERITE JOYCE POLAND

Feb. 1, 1927-May 10, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Marguerite Joyce Poland, 84, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ms. Poland was born in England Feb. 1, 1927. She was preceded in death by her mother, Agnes...

CLIFFORD G. VOSE

April 9, 1921-May 10, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Clifford G. Vose, 90, LaGrange, N.C., died in the early hours of May 10, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, N.C. Mr. Vose was born in Peterborough, N.H., April 9,...

CATHERINE WOOTEN

Catherine Wooten, 90, 103 S. Georgia Ave., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro....

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

EMIKYO J. BARRETT

FAYETTEVILLE -- Emikyo Judith Barrett, 37, formerly of Greenville, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services of Goldsboro....

DOROTHY V. BATTS

Died May 7, 2011 FORT WASHINGTON, Md. -- Dorothy Valarie Batts, 74, formerly of Princeton, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in...

RACHEL A. ROBINSON BRYANT

Died May 7, 2011 MAGNOLIA -- Rachel Ann Robinson Bryant, 86, died Saturday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral will be at Byrd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Wednesday at 2 p.m., with Dr. Jerry...

MARY L. ROBINSON DOZIER

Died May 8, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Lou Robinson Dozier, 81, 1929 Zion Church Road, died Sunday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Bethany Free Will Baptist Church in Albertson. Burial...

ESTER G. FAISON

Died May 6, 2011 DUDLEY -- Ester George Faison, 86, 205 Daley Ave., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral was to be today at 11 a.m. at All Saints Holy Church in Dudley, with pastor Patricia Faison as...

KATHY A. RAYNOR

July 13, 1949-May 8, 2011 FREMONT -- Kathy Ann Raynor, 61, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill. She was born July 13,...

ROGER CHARLES WASS

Jan. 30, 1949-May 6, 2011 Roger Charles Wass, 62, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Roger was born in Mason City, Iowa, Jan. 30, 1949, to the late Donald and LaVonne...

Monday, May 9, 2011

DOROTHY BATTS

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. -- Dorothy Batts, 74, formerly of Princeton, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

MARY L. DOZIER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Lou Dozier, 81, 1929 Voin Church Road, died Sunday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

AUDRINA K. DUKE

Baby girl Audrina Kay Duke, 2 weeks old, died Thursday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

JAMES K. HEATH

July 23, 1927-May 8, 2011 James "Jim" Kyle Heath, Kirkwood Retirement, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. Heath...

LEROY HOPKINS

WILSON -- Deacon Leroy "Roy" Hopkins, 101, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home LLC in Wilson....

RAYMOND KORNEGAY SR.

ALBERTSON -- Raymond Kornegay Sr., 78, 360 Bill Sutton Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro....

JOHN A. LASSITER

June 11, 1943-May 7, 2011 John A. Lassiter, 67, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. John was born in Johnston County June 11, 1943, to the late James and Bertha Odom Lassiter....

JIMMY MCCOY MAYO

March 4, 1942-May 6, 2011 KENLY -- Jimmy McCoy Mayo, 69, Kenly, N.C., passed away May 6, 2011, at WakeMed surrounded by his family. He was the son of Silas McCoy Mayo and Juanita Aldridge Mayo. He is survived...

EUNICE SAUNDERS MEADORS

April 6, 1929-May 7, 2011 Eunice Saunders Meadors, 82, went home to Jesus, her Lord and savior, Saturday evening, May 7, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Meadors was born in Roxboro, N.C., April...

JAMES MOORE

WARSAW -- James Moore, 91, 2085 S. U.S. 117, died Sunday at Carolina East Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

KATHY A. RAYNOR RUSSELL

FREMONT -- Kathy Ann Raynor Russell, 61, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill....

ROGER C. WASS

Roger Charles Wass, 62, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, May 8, 2011

ANNIE BELLE ALPHIN

Oct. 5, 1926-May 6, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Annie Belle Taylor Alphin, 84, of 4903 N.C. 111 N., died Friday. Services will be at 7 p.m. on Monday at Tyndall Funeral Chapel in Mount Olive, with visitation afterward. Burial...

ELBERT "JUNE" BARNES JR.

Died May 3, 2011 Elbert "June" Barnes Jr., 57, of 409 N. Carolina St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel 423 S. James St. Burial...

ROSE BREWER

Died May 6, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Rose Brewer, 42, died Friday. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Newton Grove, with Father Pat Keane officiating. Interment will follow in the...

BETTY WARRICK BURLESON

Oct. 27, 1930-May 6, 2011 WINSTON-SALEM -- Betty Warrick Burleson, 80, went to her Heavenly Home on Friday, May 6, 2011. Born on Oct. 27, 1930, she was the daughter of Mallie Avery and Lela Langston Warrick. She was...

JAMES F. CARR JR.

April 30, 2011 ROSE HILL -- James Franklin Carr Jr., 66, of Clinton, formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday, April 30, at Woodland Nursing and Rehabilitation, Fayetteville. Funeral services were at Byrd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Saturday at 11...

ESTER GEORGE FAISON

May 6, 2011 Ester George Faison, 86, of 205 Daley Ave., Dudley, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

IDA ROUSE GRANTHAM

Sept. 11, 1932-April 30, 2011 GREENVILLE -- Ida Rouse Grantham, a Wayne County native who lived in Greenville since 1978, died April 30, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital with her family by her side. She was 78. Mrs....

NEEDHAM RAY GURLEY

Sept. 17, 1937-May 4, 2011 Needham Ray Gurley, 73, passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Revs. Ernest and...

LILLIAN "LIB" ELLIS STEWART

Died May 6, 2011 Lillian "Lib" Ellis Stewart, 86, of Burlington Manor and formerly of 4098 North N.C. 49, Burlington, died at the Hospice Home on Friday, May 6, 2011, at 12:16 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted...

DELMA GRADY WIGGS

July 26, 1926-May 6, 2011 Delma Grady Wiggs, 84, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2011, at Sardis Oaks in Charlotte surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 9, 2011, at 1 p.m. at St....

MARINA A. WIMETT

May 11, 1923-May 5, 2011 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Marina Andrews Wimett, 87, of Cambridge Square Apartments, died Thursday. Mrs. Wimett's ashes will be interred in the Andrews Family Plot in Goldsboro at a later date. She was born May...

Friday, May 6, 2011

ANNIE BELLE ALPHIN

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Annie Belle Taylor Alphin, 84, died early today at Mount Olive Care Center. Arrangements are being handled by Tyndall Funeral Home....

ED BROGDEN JR.

May 6, 1934 - May 4, 2011 Ed Brogden Jr., 76, died Wednesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Ed Brogden Sr. and Pearl P. Brogden and the...

NEEDHAM RAY GURLEY

Sept. 17, 1937-May 4, 2011 Needham Ray Gurley, 72, of Goldsboro died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Howard and Peggy M. Gurley and the husband of Frances Chestnutt Gurley. A funeral service...

EDWARD R. HERRING

Edward Ray Herring, 92, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Rolling Ridge Retirement Center surrounded by his family. Mr. Herring was born in Wayne County on Feb. 8, 1919, to the late Ed L. Herring and Fannie...

LLOYD FRANKLIN HOWELL

June 14, 1933-May 5, 2011 Lloyd Franklin Howell, 77, died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Jarvis Benjamin and Anna Ham Howell. He was the husband of...

MARY C. JOHNSON

Died May 2, 2011 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Mary Catherine Johnson, 66, formerly of Duplin County, died Monday at Mercer Fitzgerald Hospital. Funeral will be at St. James Disciple of Christ Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 2 p.m., with...

DONALD GENE LEE

May 4, 2011 Donald Gene Lee, 66, passed away Wednesday at Lifecare Hospital in Rocky Mount. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Saulston United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Karen Lee;...

KAHLIQ A. PRIDGEN

Died May 4, 2011 Kahliq Ahkeem Pridgen, 2 months old, 1717-A E. Holly St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Islamic prayers will be said today at 3 p.m. at the Islamic Society. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery....

DELMA GRADY WIGGS

Delma Grady Wiggs, 84, died this morning at Sardis Oaks in Charlotte. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CLYDE OLLIE WILLOUGHBY

Sept. 19, 1927-May 4, 2011 PRINCETON -- Clyde Ollie Willoughby, 109 Linda St., Princeton, N.C., passed from this life to be with her Lord and savior Jesus Christ May 4, 2011. Ollie was born Sept. 19, 1927, to John...

Thursday, May 5, 2011

GLADYS MARIE JONES BEARD

Jan. 1, 1931-May 3, 2011 ALBEMARLE -- Mrs. Gladys Marie Jones Beard, 80, 606 Fernwood Drive, Albemarle, N.C., 28001, died at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in Stanly Regional Medical Center in Albemarle, N.C. Her funeral will be...

ED BROGDEN

Lloyd Franklin Howell, 76, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

NEEDHAM R. GURLEY

Needham Ray Gurley, 72, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

LLOYD F. HOWELL

Lloyd Franklin Howell, 77, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DONALD LEE

Donald Lee, 66, died Wednesday evening at Life-care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

SANDRA FAYE LUTZE

Nov. 1, 1946-May 1, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Sandra Faye Lutze, 64, passed away Sunday at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Dixie and Wendell Smith. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 7, 2011, from 2 to 4...

KAHLIQ A. PRIDGEN

Kahliq Ahkeem Pridgen, 2 months old, 1717-A E. Holly St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries of Goldsboro....

BURNICE MANNING WADE

April 12, 1947-May 2, 2011 DUDLEY -- Burnice Manning Wade, 64, passed away Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Duplin County, the daughter of the late Luby and Mildred Dail Manning. Mrs. Wade was a...

CLARENCE WINN JR.

Oct. 3, 1936-May 2, 2011 Clarence Winn Jr., 74, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Clarence Winn Sr. and Cora Bennett Winn. Prior to his retirement, he...

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

H. PAUL ANDERSON

Nov. 21, 1949-May 3, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Horace Paul Anderson, 61, Seven Springs, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at his home. Paul was born Nov. 21, 1949, in Lenoir County to Ida Grace Rollins Anderson of Goldsboro...

ELBERT "JUNE" BARNES

Elbert "June" Barnes, 57, 409 Carolina St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

BILL FAIL

April 2, 1919-May 3, 2011 Bill Fail, 92, died Tuesday at Woodard Retirement Village. A graveside service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. He was born in Wayne...

MARY C. GARNER

Died May 2, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Catherine Garner, 75, 100 Johnson Court, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Terry Armstrong officiating....

DOROTHY HOWARD GRADY

Oct. 22, 1920-May 3, 2011 Dorothy Howard Grady, 90, passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at Duke Raleigh Medical Center surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born in Lenoir County Oct. 22, 1920, to the late Adolph Howard and...

LISA CHAPMAN HALSEY

Nov. 17, 1967-May 2, 2011 Lisa Chapman Halsey, 43, died Monday at Durham Regional Hospital. Born in Minot, N.D., she was the daughter of Ann Tyndall Chapman of Goldsboro and the late Kenneth Chapman. In addition to her father,...

ALEXANDER LEACH JR.

Died May 1, 2011 GREENEVERS -- Alexander Leach Jr., 70, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be at Island Creek A.M.E. Church in Rose Hill Friday at noon, with the Rev. Robert Goode officiating. Burial...

SANDRA F. LUTZE

Nov. 1, 1946-May 1, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Sandra Faye Lutze, 64, died Sunday at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Dixie and Wendell Smith. Sandra was born Nov. 1, 1946, to the late Lonnie Norman James and Helen...

JOYCE ANN MCCLENNY SMITH

Died May 2, 2011 RALEIGH -- Joyce Ann McClenny Smith, 78, died Monday. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Raleigh National Cemetery, 502 Rock Quarry Road in Raleigh. She was the wife of the...

ED SUTTON

March 19, 1943-May 2, 2011 Ralph Edward Sutton Sr., 68, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, in Raleigh. Ed was born in Haywood County March 19, 1943, to the late Robert Lee Sutton and Mary Ruth Reinhardt Sutton. He...

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

DOROTHY HOWARD GRADY

Dorothy Howard Grady, 90, died today at Duke Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LISA C. HALSEY

Lisa Chapman Halsey, 43, died Monday at Durham Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

CHESTER RAYNOR

May 25, 1956-May 2, 2011 Chester Raynor, 54, 4435 U.S. 13 South, died Monday at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Lafayette Memorial Park...

ED SUTTON

Ralph Edward Sutton Sr., 68, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BURNICE MANNING WADE

April 12, 1947-May 2, 2011 DUDLEY -- Burnice Manning Wade, 64, died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. She was born in Duplin County, the daughter of the...

THOMAS H. WHITE

Died April 28, 2011 JACKSONVILLE -- Thomas Hill White, 47, died Thursday at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. Funeral will be at St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church in Chinquapin Wednesday at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Magnolia Cemetery...

CLARENCE WINN JR.

Clarence Winn Jr., 75, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

Monday, May 2, 2011

MARY GARNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Garner, 75, 100 Johnson Court, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

IDA M. ROUSE GRANTHAM

GREENVILLE -- Ida Mae Rouse Grantham, 78, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Wilkerson Funeral Home....

SANDRA F. LUTZE

PIKEVILLE -- Sandra Faye Lutze, 64, died Sunday at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Dixie and Wendell Smith. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

EDNA MAE ROUSE

Jan. 22, 1912-April 30, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Edna Mae Rouse, 99, LaGrange, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011. Miss Edna was born Jan. 22, 1912, in Lenoir County to the late Hallie R. Rouse and Minnie Williams Rouse. Miss...

MILDRED ANDERSON SINGLETON

April 6, 1922-April 30, 2011 Mildred Anderson Singleton, 89, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Mildred was born in Wayne County April 6, 1922, to the late Robert Edward Lee...

ANNIE M. JOHNSON SMITH

Sept. 12, 1926-April 27, 2011 Annie M. Johnson Smith, 84, died Wednesday at Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center. Funeral was to be today at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with elder James E. Collins officiating. Burial...

MILDRED DEES SMITH

July 19, 1915-May 1, 2011 Mildred Dees Smith, 95, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Mildred was born in Wayne County July 19, 1915, to the late Walter Dees and...

Sunday, May 1, 2011

NAOMI ADAMS ALLEN

July 31, 1927-April 30, 2011 PRINCETON -- Naomi Adams Allen went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday afternoon, April 30, 2011. Homegoing services will be held Monday, May 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of...

SHELBY BEST DRIVER

April 4, 1937-April 29, 2011 FAISON -- Shelby Best Driver, 74, died Saturday at her home. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. A visitation will follow the service. Mrs....

ROCIO RODRIGUEZ

Nov. 1, 1965-Apr. 29, 2011 DEEP RUN -- Rocio Rodriguez, 45, of Deep Run, died Friday. Rocio was born in Mexico to Josefina Guardiola Carmona and the late Victor Manuel Romero. A time of visitation will be held today...

GEORGE LEE SASSER

George Lee Sasser, 48, died Friday. A graveside service will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at Sasser Family Cemetery located off of NC Hwy. 111 S. The family will recieve friends by the graveside. Arrangements are by Tyndall...

HAROLD R. SULLIVAN

April 7, 1925-April 25, 211 WAYNESBORO -- Harold Ray "Sully" Sullivan, 86, beloved husband of the late Phyllis E. Sullivan of Waynesboro, passed away Monday, April 25, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May...

FLOYD CORNELIUS THORNTON

Nov. 6, 1930-April 27, 2011 Floyd Cornelius Thorton, 80, Goldsboro, departed this life Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Wave of Glory Faith Center, 915 McDaniels...