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Sunday, July 31, 2011

THE REV. RICHARD R. CORDELL

Aug. 28, 1935-July 28, 2011 The Rev. Richard Ray Cordell, 75, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was surrounded by his family, leaving for heaven to be with the Lord. A...

MARLTON R. DAVENPORT

Aug. 16, 1942-July 28, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Marlton Ray Davenport, 68, of 554 Camp Jubilee Road, Seven Springs, died Thursday night, July 28, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. today,...

JOHN "JACK" ERNEST HELMER

Aug. 27, 1932-July 28, 2011 John "Jack" Ernest Helmer, 78, of Wilson, died Thursday. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday in Willowdale Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Doug Murray will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately...

RICKIE DALE JACKSON

Died July 28, 2011 Rickie Dale Jackson, 56, of Selma, formerly of Four Oaks, died Thursday. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Mill Creek Christian Church, officiated by the Revs. Freddy Langston, Jerry Burton...

ROBERT DONALD JONES

April 8, 1940-July 29, 2011 LaGRANGE -- Robert Donald Jones, 71, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the...

JUDITH C. KORNEGAY

May 12, 1938-July 30, 2011 Judith Coates Kornegay, 73, died Saturday at her residence. Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Family members will greet friends at the funeral home immediately...

ALMA GRACE KORNEGAY SANDERS

Died July 27, 2011 Alma Grace Kornegay Sanders passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital Funeral services for Mrs. Sanders will be held Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ Church, 514 Memorial...

MASUMI K. WIKE

Jan. 5, 1972-July 28, 2011 Masumi Kin Wike, 39, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A service for the family will be held at a later date in Pennsylvania. Masumi was born in Okinawa,...

Friday, July 29, 2011

RICHARD R. CORDELL

The Rev. Richard Ray Cordell, 75, died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARLTON DAVENPORT

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Marlton Davenport, 68, 554 Camp Jubilee Road, died Thursday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

HELEN BATTLE DUPUY

PARK HILL, Ky. -- Helen Battle DuPuy, 93, 1004 Parkvale Court, Apt. 4, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

BURL W. HILL

Sept. 23, 1943-July 28, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Burl Wesley Hill, 67, died Thursday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will be at Stroud Family Cemetery. He was born Sept. 23, 1943, in...

WILLIS R. JONES

SNOW HILL -- Willis Ray Jones, 62, Greendale Forest Nursing Home, died today at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist of Mount Olive and Goldsboro....

ALICE L. PAIGE

Alice Louise Paige, 64, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist of Mount Olive and Goldsboro....

WALTER LONNIE SANDERS

Sept. 19, 1920-July 27, 2011 Walter Lonnie Sanders Sr., 90, Goldsboro, was born in Johnston County, N.C., Sept. 19, 1920, to the late Lonnie and Arkannie Sanders. He was the seventh of 13 children. He quietly departed this life...

JOSEPH WHITAKER

Feb. 3, 1925-July 21, 2011 Joseph "Joe" Whitaker, 86, 312 N. Alabama Ave., died July 21 at home. A private burial will be held at a later date. He was born Feb. 3, 1925, to the late Lawyer Whitaker...

MASUMI K. WIKE

Masumi K. Wike, 39, died Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Thursday, July 28, 2011

LIZZIE COBB

June 16, 1944-July 26, 2011 Lizzie Cobb died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at Goldsboro Assisted Living Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the family....

SERGE GONEL

Died July 26. 2011 Elder Serge Gonel, 61, 1317 N. Jefferson Ave., passed from labor to reward Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. His life and service to God and mankind will be celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount...

JAMES "BUBBA" GORE

Died July 19, 2011 WATERBURY, Conn. -- James "Bubba" Gore, 83, 1132 Meriden Road, died July 19 at Meridan Manor. Funeral will be held Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Goldsboro at 11 a.m., with elder Howard McNair officiating....

ATHA I. HANGER

Died July 20, 2011 GRANTHAM -- Atha Irene Hanger, 57, 4501 U.S. 13 South, died July 20 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 6 p.m. at Grantham Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will be private. Hope Valley...

EDWIN H. PARKS

Sept. 10, 1958-July 27, 2011 FREMONT -- Edwin H. Parks, 52, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with rescue squad honors and rites, with pastor...

WALTER L. SANDERS SR.

Walter L. Sanders Sr. died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations....

JERRY SYKES JR.

April 7, 1936-July 27, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Jerry Sykes Jr., 75, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. He was born April 7, 1936, in...

LILLIAN L. WEEKS

July 14 1916-July 26 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Lillian Lane Weeks, 95, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, at Salem Advent Christian Church, where...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

LIZZIE C. COBB

Lizzie C. Cobb, 67, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro....

FRANKIE FAISON

SAGINAW, Mich. -- Frankie Faison, 52, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at Covenant Healthcare Center. Arrangements are pending with the Rev. Ernie Haskins, funeral director, Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

SERGE GONEL

Serge Gonel, 61, 1317 N. Jefferson St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with the Rev. Ernie Haskins, funeral director, Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

FRANCES M. HICKS

April 30, 1926-July 25, 2011 Frances M. Hicks went home to be with Jesus July 25, 2011. She is survived by a daughter, Marie W. Andrews; son-in-law, Haywood Andrews; grandchildren, Lee and Angela Harris of Haymarket Va., Karen and...

HAROLD J. MITCHELL

Feb. 20, 192 -July 25, 2011 GREENVILLE -- Harold Jennings Mitchell, 90, died Monday. Funeral will be Thursday at 4 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange, with pastor Terry Mosley and the Rev. Gerald Fowler officiating. Interment with...

EDWIN PARKS

FREMONT -- Edwin Parks, 52, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service of Goldsboro....

LUVENIA SCOTT

Luvenia Scott, 85, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

LILLIAN L. WEEKS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lillian Lane Weeks, 95, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

CAROLYN ALFORD WOODARD

Oct. 6, 1935-July 26, 2011 Carolyn Alford Woodard, 75, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 6, 1935, in Wayne County to the late James Charles and Mary Magdalene Martin Alford. Carolyn was...

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

LEONA WILLIAMS COX

Died July 20, 2011 Mrs. Leona Williams Cox, 83, 205A Alpha Arms Court, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. She was a longtime and faithful member of Sheepfold Church of Jesus. The late...

WILLIAM A. HILL

April 15, 1948-July 23, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- William Alvin Hill, 63, died Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Larry Hunt and...

PAUL BENJAMIN SHUTT

Died July 22, 2011 Paul Benjamin Shutt passed away July 22, 2011, at the age of 95. He was born in Kossuth, Iowa, and proudly served in World War II as a master sergeant and B-29 crew chief. Following...

GEORGE FRANKLIN WILSON JR.

Oct. 12, 1956-July 23, 2011 TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. -- George Franklin "Frankie" Wilson Jr. passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his home in Timmonsville, S.C., after several years of declining health. He was 54. Frankie was the son of...

Monday, July 25, 2011

LILLIAN HAGANS BROWN

Dec. 12, 1926-July 20, 2011 Lillian Brown, 84, 1905 Maple St., Apt. A, passed into eternity Wednesday at High Smith-Rainey Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C. Her precious life will be celebrated Wednesday at 1 p.m. at White Oak Grove Free...

MARLENE J. NICHOLS

Jan. 14, 1940-July 23, 2011 Marlene Louise Johnson Nichols, a native of Concord, Ark., passed away Saturday, July 23, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a loving wife and mother, whose zest for life was contagious to...

Sunday, July 24, 2011

MAUDE HOLT

Maude Holt, 69, 460 Rex Noble Road, Deep Run, died Friday evening at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HENRY M. KLOSOWSKI

July 21, 1946-July 21, 2011 Henry Michael Klosowski, 65, died Thursday evening. Services will be held at a later date. He was born in Germany to the late Tony and Jane Klosowski. He is survived by his wife, Brenda...

MARILYN C. LUTZ

Marilyn C. Lutz, 55, passed away Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Seymour Funeral Home with interment in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 4 until 6 p.m....

BETSY AYERS SEXTON

Died July 21, 2011 Betsy Ayers Sexton, 82, of 368 Leon Flowers Road, Mount Olive, departed this life on Thursday at her residence. Graveside services will be held today at 3 p.m., at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. A...

PAUL SHUTT

Died July 22, 2011 Paul Benjamin Shutt passed away on July 22, 2011, at the age of 95. It was his wish to not have a traditional funeral but to have a small graveside ceremony with immediate family. He...

JOSE SANTOS CASTANEDA VEGA

Died July 22, 2011 FAISON -- Jose Santos Castaneda Vega, 46, of 2383 Giddensville Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. A funeral mass was held at 7 p.m. at Hope Valley Funeral Service on Saturday, with Father...

LOLA WORTHINGTON

Died June 22, 2011 Lola Worthington, 93, of Clinton, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at Ft. Washington. Memorial and interment services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro. She was born in...

Friday, July 22, 2011

EDWARD L. FROEHLICH

April 18, 1927-July 21, 2011 Edward L. Froehlich, 84, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Edward Frank and Catherine Froehlich, and the husband of Betty Jackson Froehlich. Mr. Froehlich...

HENRY M. KLOSOWSKI

Henry Michael Klosowski, 65, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARILYN C. LUTZ

Jan. 25, 1956-July 20, 2011 Marilyn Clarkson Lutz, 55, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Marilyn was born in Omaha, Neb., Jan. 25, 1956, to Kenneth Edward Clarkson Sr. and Nada Ellison Clarkson. She was...

JIMMIE D. MILLER

Died July 19, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Jimmie D. Miller, 76, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial will be...

PEARLIE BELL NEWMAN

May 5, 1927-July 15, 2011 Pearlie Bell Newman, 412 Hinson St., affectionately known as "Nanny" and "Granrammy," was born May 5, 1927, in Orangeburg, S.C., to the late Luther and Emma Julia Murphy. She lived in Orangeburg, S.C., until...

ROLIN FRANKLIN PIERCE SR.

Oct. 20, 1939-July 18, 2011 Rolin Franklin Pierce Sr., 103 E. Parks Road, Goldsboro, was born Oct. 20, 1939, in Columbus County to the late Grady and Addie Pierce. He was called home to be with our creator Monday,...

BETSY AYERS SEXTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Betsy Ayers Sexton, 82, 368 Leon Flowers Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service LLC of Goldsboro....

JOSEPH WHITAKER

Joseph "Joe" Whitaker, 84, 312 Alabama Ave., died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

Thursday, July 21, 2011

ALBERT S. BARNES

Dec. 10, 1944-May 13, 2011 FREMONT -- Albert Sidney Barnes, 66, died May 13 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. He...

ROBERT L. BEAMON

Nov. 11, 1959-July 13, 2011 Robert Lee Beamon, 51, died Wednesday at home Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Wave of Glory Faith Center in Goldsboro, with apostle Daniel Uzzell officiating. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial...

LILLIAN BROWN

Lillian Brown, 84, 1905 Maple St., Apt. A, died Wednesday at Long Term Acute Care in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

LEONA WILLIAMS COX

Leona Williams Cox, 83, 205A Alpha Arms Court, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

PEGGY J. KING

FREMONT -- Peggy Joyce King, 64, 300 South St., formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Fremont Rest Center. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service LLC of Goldsboro....

LAMANDA MICHELLE REID

Died July 15, 2011 LILLINGTON -- Lamanda Michelle Reid, 22, 990 Joel Johnson Road, Lillington, N.C., passed away July 15, 2011. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011, at noon at Cape Fear Conference A Headquarters, 25...

THERESA A. TYLER

Died July 15, 2011 WARSAW -- Theresa A. Tyler, 38, 209 E. Pollock St., died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Turkey, with the Rev. Patricia Peterson officiating. Burial...

LOLA WORTHINGTON

Died July 15, 2011 FORT WASHINGTON, Md. -- Lola Worthington, 93 died Friday at Fort Washington Rehabilitation Facility. Funeral was held today at Faith Temple No. 2 Free Will Baptist Original Free Will Baptist Church in Capitol Heights, Md....

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ-GARCIA

Died July 16, 2011 Enrique Gutierrez-Garcia, 21, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be 5 p.m. today from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro. Burial will be in Mexico. He was the...

ROBERT L. BEAMON

Robert Lee Beamon, 51, 315 Beech St., died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Service of Goldsboro....

BLLY RAY COMBS SR.

Sept. 10, 1942-July 18, 2011 Billy Ray Combs Sr., 68, went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 18, 2011, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his immediate family at Kitty Askins Hospice...

RICHARD ARNOLD KANTZER

Died July 13, 2011 "Dick," 90, passed peacefully to his Sabbath rest with his family by his side July 13, 2011. A celebration of his life will be held at Goldsboro Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1000 E. Mulberry St.,...

MARGARET R. STAFFORD

Died July 18, 2011 NEW BERN -- Margaret R. Stafford, 86, New Bern, died July 18, 2011, at Carolina East Medical Center. Ms. Stafford, a devoted Christian, was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She always maintained a...

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

ENRIQUE GUITERREZ-GARCIA

Enrique Guiterrez-Garcia died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BILLY R. COMBS

Billy Ray Combs, 68, 1819 W. New Hope Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

PATRICIA FAYE BROWN CRIST

Died July 16, 2011 NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH -- With the sun shining and a strong southern breeze coming off the ocean, Patricia Faye Brown Crist passed away Saturday, July 16, in her North Topsail Beach home. She is once...

OTICE L. LEWIS

Jan. 31, 1937-July 15, 2011 Otice Lee Lewis, 114 Saulsberry Drive, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Richard Harris Funeral Home in Zebulon. Burial with military honors will be Friday at...

JOHN WILLIAM MALFY JR.

Sept. 20, 1961-July 16, 2011 John W. Malfy Jr. died at his residence Saturday. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, U.S. 70, west of Goldsboro, with military honors. There will be a...

MILDRED CROOMS PARKER

Died July 17, 2011 JACKSONVILLE -- Mildred Crooms Parker, 78, died Sunday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church in Chinquapin at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Hewett officiating. Burial will...

ROLIN F. PIERCE SR.

Rolin F. Pierce Sr. died Monday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

MABEL BENTON PRESTON

March 26, 1920-July 18, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mabel Benton Preston, 91, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Seven Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Dennis...

EUPHA JONES PULLEY

May 6, 1929-July 17, 2011 AYDEN -- Eupha Jones Pulley, 82, died Sunday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Wilkerson Funeral chapel. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park. She was born in Lumberton May 6, 1929....

CARRIE W. WALKER

Oct. 23, 1947-July 17, 2011 Carrie Wiggins Walker, 63, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Carrie was born in Wayne County Oct. 23, 1947, to the late Walter Wiggins Sr. and Effie Strickland Wiggins....

Monday, July 18, 2011

LARRY LEE HARTLEY

Oct. 22, 1952-July 16, 2011 Larry Lee Hartley, 58, went to be with his Lord and savior Saturday, July 16, 2011. Larry was born in Wayne County Oct. 22, 1952, to the late Elmer Lee "Jake" and Louise Pearce...

JOHN W. MALFY JR.

John W. Malfy Jr., 49, 106 Eagle Place, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

CARRIE WIGGINS WALKER

Carrie Wiggins Walker died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

Sunday, July 17, 2011

MANDY A. CREECH

Died July 15, 2011 Mandy A. Creech, 87, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will greet friends from 9 until 10 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, Monday followed by graveside services at 10:30 a.m. at Pearce-Creech Family...

LARRY L. HARTLEY

Larry L. Hartley, 58, died suddenly Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ALBERT HOWARD

Died July 9, 2011 Albert Howard, 74, of Washington, DC, formerly of Greene County, died Saturday in Washington, DC. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Old Mill Cemetery. He is survived by five children. The...

RICHARD ARNOLD KANTZER

Richard Arnold Kantzer, 90, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CECIL EARLY LONG

July 31, 1922-July 7, 2011 KINSTON -- Cecil Early Long, known as "Shorty" to all and affectionately as "Pop Pop" to the four grandchildren he doted on, passed peacefully from his worldly existence early on the morning of July...

CQUASHANDA LAQUAN MITCHELL

Died July 20, 2011 FREMONT-- Cquashanda Laquan Mitchell, 19, better known as "Princess" departed this walk of life Wednesday at home. A service to celebrate her life will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Holy...

PEARLINE NEWMAN

Pearline Newman of 412 Hinson St., died Friday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

YVETTE TERRI (TERAY) "SWEETPEA" OLIVER

Feb. 2, 1967-July 9, 2011 BRONX, N.Y. -- "Sweatpea" quietly answered God's call at 5:25 p.m. at Montefiore Hospital surrounded by her beloved family. She said her good-byes as God received her soul saying "Welcome my good and faithful...

CECIL R. THOMPSON

CHAPEL HILL -- Cecil R. Thompson, 60, died. Arrangements are incomplete with Walker's Funeral Home, Chapel Hill....

ELVIRA FABULA TOBIAS

Jan. 10, 1927-July 13, 2011 Elvira "Nanay Elvie" Tobias went to be with God on Wednesday July 13, 2011, at 8 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Hospital. "Nanay Elvie" was born in Laguna, Philippines to the late Eugenio and Apolonia...

THERESA TYLER

WARSAW -- Theresa Tyler, 28, of 309 E. Pollock St., died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EDGAR D. WILLIAMS

Died July 10, 2011 NEW YORK -- Edgar D. Williams, 68, died Sunday at Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brooklyn, New York. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at noon at Faison Chapel Baptist Church, Warsaw, with the...

Friday, July 15, 2011

THURMAN ODELL ARTIS

March 22, 1944-July 12, 2011 FREMONT -- Thurman Odell Artis, 809 Martin St., Fremont, was born March 22, 1944, in Wayne County to Marvin and Ethel Smith Artis. He attended Wayne County Public Schools, and graduated from Norwayne School...

ADOLPH B. "A.B." DAWSON SR.

Dec. 24, 1933-July 9, 2011 HOOKERTON -- Adolph Bernard "A.B." Dawson Sr., 78, died Saturday. Funeral will be Sunday at noon. He was born in Greene County, to the late Paul and Mary E. Fisher Dawson Dec. 24, 1933....

JULIA G. GAY

June 19, 1947-July 13, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Julia Gray Gay, 64, went to her new heavenly home Wednesday, July 13, 2011, surrounded by her family. Julia was born June 19, 1947, to Mildred Williams Gray and the late Robert...

ALBERT HOWARD

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Albert Howard, 74, Washington, D.C., formerly of Greene County, died Saturday in Washington, D.C. Final arrangements are incomplete, and are entrusted to the Rev. Ernie Haskins, funeral director, Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. (Pd)...

THELMA MOSES LOFTON

March 7, 1921-July 12, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mother Thelma Moses Lofton, 90, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Babe," 132...

MARION FRANCES SUGG MINSHEW

Jan. 1, 1921-July 14, 2011 Marion Frances Sugg Minshew, 90, peacefully passed away July 14, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center from complications due to congestive heart failure. She was born Jan. 1, 1921 in Raleigh, N.C., to the...

RONNIE RICHARDSON

July 1, 1958-July 9, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Ronnie Richardson, 124 Decoy Drive, Pikeville, was born July 1, 1958, to Mary Lois Richardson and the late Earl O.J. Richardson. Ronnie was called to be with his Heavenly Father Saturday, July...

CHARLIE SNIPES

May 31, 1941-July 13, 2011 Charles Nelson Snipes, 70, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Charlie was born in Wayne County May 31, 1941, to the late Charles Edward Snipes and Louise Benton Snipes. He...

ROOSEVELT "SONNY" THOMAS

May 1, 1937-July 13, 2011 May 1, 1937, was an eventful, yet beautiful, day in the life of the late Isaac Thomas Sr. and Edna Brooks. Born to this couple on that day in the small town of St....

EDGAR D. WILLIAMS

NEW YORK -- Edgar Dean Williams, 68, formerly of Duplin County, died Sunday at Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Brooklyn, N.Y. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Thursday, July 14, 2011

THURMAN ARTIS

FREMONT -- Thurman Artis, 809 Martin St., died Tuesday night at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc. (Pd)...

PATRICK D. CASEY

April 25, 1942-July 12, 2011 SNOW HILL -- Mr. Patrick "Pat" Dennis Casey, 69, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 12, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. A native of Monticello, Ill., Pat was born April 25, 1942, the son...

JULIA G. GRAY

LAGRANGE -- Julia Gray Gay died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

MARION F. MINSHEW

EUREKA -- Marion Frances Minshew, 90, S. Church Street, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

CQUASHANDA L. MITCHELL

FREMONT -- Cquashanda Laquan Mitchell, 19, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

PHOEBE ANNETTE MOORE

Died July 10, 2011 Ms. Phoebe Annette Moore, 64, 511 Denmark St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, July 17, 2011, at 2 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 901...

EVELYN HOWELL PITTMAN

Nov. 22, 1924-July 13, 2011 WILSON -- Evelyn Pittman, 86, died Wednesday morning. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Daniels Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park, with the Rev. Johnny...

AMOS E. QUINN

Aug. 5, 1928-July 12, 2011 KINSTON -- Amos Edward Quinn, 82, died Tuesday. Graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Quinn-Chestnutt Cemetery in Magnolia. He was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Duplin County to the late...

CHARLES N. SNIPES

Charles N. Snipes, 70, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BARBARA W. STACY

Died July 10, 2011 Barbara Jean "Bobbie" White Stacy, 79, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be Saturday at 5 p.m. at Family of Faith Church in Goldsboro, with Pastor John Earnest officiating. She is survived...

ROOSEVELT THOMAS

Roosevelt Thomas, 603 W. Hooks River Road, died Wednesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

THURMAN ARTIS

FREMONT -- Thurman Artis, 804 Martin St., died Tuesday night at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

AVICE H. JACKSON

June 27, 1939-July 12, 2011 Avice Holloman Jackson, 72, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wayne County to the late Edis and Jewel Holloman. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at...

THELMA MOSES LOFTON

Thelma Moses Lofton, 90, 132 S. Marion Drive, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JORGE D. MARQUEZ

Jan. 5, 1989-July 9, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Jorge Delgado Marquez, 22, died Saturday. Funeral and burial will take place at a later date in Mexico. He was born Jan. 5, 1989, in Mexico to Elio Delgado Fuentes and Rosalia...

MAYBELLE FOSS NEWCOMB

June 11, 1919-July 12, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Maybelle Lee Foss Newcomb, 92, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A retired homemaker, she was the daughter of the late Blackmon Lee and Cora Williams Lee. She was married,...

RUBY LEE PEARSALL PIGFORD

Died July 8, 2011 TEACHEY -- Ruby Lee Pearsall Pigford, 60, 142 Mamie Pearsall Lane, died Friday morning at Carolina East Hospice in Kenansville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Rainbow Baptist Church in Warsaw. Burial will be...

AMOS E. QUINN

KINSTON -- Amos Edward Quinn, 82, died Tuesday at Harmony Hall Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

ETHEL "KNOT" ROBINSON

Died July 7, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Ethel Laura "Knot" Robinson, 76, 2524 New Hope Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be noon Thursday at Holly Hill Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in LaGrange, with Dr....

ELVIRA TOBIAS

Elvira Tobias, 84, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

RALPHAEL CROMARTIE

Died July 7, 2011 ORANGEVALE, Calif. -- Retired from the Air Force with honor, Ralphael Cromartie, formerly of Mount Olive, N.C., passed at his home suddenly July 7, 2011. He was married to the late Joyce Sellers. He was...

JAMES L. EBRON

Died July 9, 2011 GREENVILLE -- Deacon James L. Ebron Sr., 70, 202 Greenfield Blvd., died Saturday, July 9, 2011. Deacon Ebron was the father of Donald Ebron of Goldsboro, N.C. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m....

DAVID GOODING

Died July 10, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- David Gooding, 85, Hinnant Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be at 7 p.m. today in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro, with visitation afterward. Burial will...

LARRY LEAK

Feb. 27, 1964-July 6, 2011 Mr. Larry Leak was born Feb. 27, 1964, in Jersey City, N.J., to the late Mary Helen Leak-Carter and his stepfather, William Carter. Larry was educated by the Jersey City Public School System. He...

BRENDA TOWNSEND MARSHALL

March 14, 1949-July 8, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Brenda Townsend Marshall, 62, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Brenda Joyce,"...

ETHEL L. ROBINSON

LAGRANGE -- Ethel Laura Robinson, 76, 2524 New Hope Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending....

TSGT. LESTER "LES" L. SANTEE

April 28, 1935-July 10, 2011 Retired Air Force Technical Sgt. Lester "Les" L. Santee, husband of Ruby Sheppard Santee for 54-plus years, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, July 10, 2011. Lester was born in Diamond, W. Va.,...

RAY VINSON

Nov. 4, 1950-July 10, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Harold Ray Vinson, 60, went to be with his Lord Sunday, July 10, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ray was born in Wayne County Nov. 4, 1950, to the late Harold...

Monday, July 11, 2011

DAVID GOODING

Died July 10, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- David Gooding, 85, Hinnant Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro, with visitation afterward. Burial will be...

FRED JOHNSON

June 22, 1935-July 9, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Freddy Ray "Fred" Johnson, 76, died Saturday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery. He was born June 22,...

RONNIE RICHARDSON

PIKEVILLE -- Ronnie Richardson, 124 Decoy Drive, died Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LESTER L. SANTEE

Died July 10, 2011 Retired Air Force Technical Sgt. Lester L. Santee died Sunday. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral...

RAY VINSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ray Vinson, 60, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, July 10, 2011

LEWIS JACKSON "JACK" PEOPLES SR. (RETIRED LT. COL. USAF)

Died July 8, 2011 Lewis Jackson "Jack" Peoples Sr. (Retired Lt. Col. USAF), 89, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2011, at...

LARRY W. BAILEY

May 7, 1950-July 9, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Larry Wayne Bailey, 61, passed away Saturday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation. He was born in Johnston County on May 7, 1950, to the late Roland Wilton Bailey and Betty Ethel...

VASSIE G. BALKCUM

Nov. 8, 1926-July 7, 2011 Vassie G. Balkcum died July 7 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro He was 84. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Goldsboro today, July 10, at 2...

LOUISE BROCK

May 3, 1931-July 7, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Miss Alma Louise Brock, 80, passed away gently late Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today at 4 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the...

LINWOOD EARD DARDEN

Oct. 19, 1953-July 8, 2011 Linwood Eard Darden, 57 of 106 County Road, Mount Olive, succumbed to the silent halls of death Friday in the Sampson Regional Hospital in Clinton. Mr. Darden's funeral will be today at 3 p.m....

PEARLIE B. DUNN

Died July 8, 2011 Pearlie B. Dunn, 69, died Friday. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Randall's Chapel PFW Baptist Church, Newton Grove, with the Rev. Horace Johnson and the Rev. Charles Ray Jernigan officiating. Interment will...

ROBERT M. "BOB" LEWIS

Died July 3, 2011 KINSTON -- Robert M. Lewis, 80, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life service will be held in the Parlor of Saint Mary's Episcopal Church at 2 p.m....

BRENDA MARSHALL

Brenda Marshall, 62, of 111 Adler Lane, Goldsboro, died Friday, July 8, 2011, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist, Mount Olive and Goldsboro....

RICHARD L. MCDOWELL

Dec. 27, 1966-July 7, 2011 DUDLEY -- Richard Lamont McDowell, 44, of Geona Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life service will be today at 6 p.m. at Holly Hill Disciples of Christ Church....

Friday, July 8, 2011

DALE HAGANS-FANCHER

Jan. 16, 1947-July 3, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) DUDLEY -- Dale Hagans-Fancher, 64, 220 Beaver Drive, Dudley, N.C., departed her earthly life Sunday,...

VASSIE G. BALKCUM

Died July 7, 2011 Vassie G. Balkcum, 84, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2011, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, with the Rev....

BASSER RAY BEST

Jan. 3, 1944-July 4, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) MOUNT OLIVE -- Basser Ray Best, 67, lovingly known by his family and friends as...

OLIVETTE EAKINS BLANCHARD

ROSE HILL -- Olivette Eakins Blanchard, 91, died Thursday at Golden Care Rest Home in Wallace. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill....

ANNIE LOUISE BROADHURST

Nov. 11, 1932-June 30, 2011 Annie Louise Broadhurst, 81, 902 Poplar St., Apt. B, departed this life Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. She was born to the late Mary Emma Kornegay. Annie was...

LOUISE BROCK

Died July 7, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Alma Louise Brock, 80, daughter of the late Fred Brock and Alma Grady Brock, died late Thursday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 4 p.m. at Tyndall...

RUTH SCOTT COX

Died July 6, 2011 ASHEBORO -- Ruth Scott Cox, 91,1545 Cox Brothers Road, died Wednesday at Randolph Hospice House. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Holly Spring Friends Meeting in Ramseur, with pastors Todd Brown, Archie Creed...

LARRY LEAK

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Larry Leak, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LOUISE T. LEE

April 14, 1933-July 7, 2011 KINSTON -- Louise Taylor Lee, 78, died Thursday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Hank Jarman officiating. Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park. She was...

ARDELIA RAY LEWIS

Died July 5, 2011 Ardelia Lewis, 66, 103 Tiffany Road, passed peacefully Tuesday evening, July 5, 2011, at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Funeral service will be Saturday at noon at Philadelphia Community Church on Hare Road. She is survived...

RICHARD MCDOWELL

DUDLEY -- Richard Lamont McDowell, 44, Geona Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

DOLLIE MAE HORTON MOZINGO

Nov. 15, 1936-July 5, 2011 Dollie Mae Horton Mozingo, daughter of the late Clifton Horton Jr. and Viola Gray Horton, was born Nov. 15, 1936, in Wayne County. She departed this walk of life July 5, 2011, at Pitt...

LEWIS "JACK" JACKSON PEOPLES

Retired Air Force Col. Lewis Jackson "Jack" Peoples, 89, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

WILLIAM G. "BRO" POTTS

Died July 8, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- William "Bro" Potts died Sunday at Fayetteville Medical Center surrounded by family. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon at Free Spirit Ministries. Gregory Levett and Sons Funeral Home in Decatur, Ga., is...

WILLIAM G. POTTS

Died July 8, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- William "Bro" Potts died Sunday at Fayetteville Medical Center. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon at Free Spirit Ministries. Gregory Levett and Sons Funeral Home in Decatur, Ga., is handling the arrangements....

DR. THOMAS EARL STATON

Dec. 12, 1927-July 7, 2011 Dr. Thomas Earl Staton, 83, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2011, at the Brian Center. Earl was born in Union County, N.C., Dec. 12, 1927, to the late Dr. Roy Benjamin Staton and Lillian...

URAL WHITFIELD

March 31, 1938-July 2, 2011 Saturday, July 2, 2011, Ural "Jigga Boo" Whitfield departed this life at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. He was the fifth child born to Henry and Beatrice Whitfield March 31, 1938, in Wayne...

ROBERT S. WILLIAMS

May 17, 1928-July 6, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert S. "Bob" Williams, 83, retired president and chief executive officer of Southern Bank and Trust Co., passed away Wednesday afternoon. Services to celebrate his life will be held Friday at...

Thursday, July 7, 2011

VASSIE BALKCUM

Vassie Balkcum, 84, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NILLIE BARRETT COLEY

June 1, 1932-July 5, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mother Nillie Coley, 79, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Horn," 105 Beverly...

GLADYS WORLEY HARTLEY

Nov. 25, 1919-July 6, 2011 PRINCETON -- Gladys Worley Hartley, 91, died Wednesday morning at Barbour Court Nursing Home in Smithfield. Born Nov. 25, 1919, in Johnston County to the late Jake and Leona Woodard Worley, she was the...

DOROTHY B. HOULE

Sept. 2, 1918-July 3, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Bethea Rosser Houle, 92, passed away early Sunday morning, July 3, 2011, at Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Born in Mount Olive, N.C., Sept. 2, 1918, she was...

LEE G. MATTICE III and TYLER D. MINTON

Died June 19, 2011 Chief Master Sgt. Lee G. Mattice III, 43, and Tyler D. Minton, 17, were called home suddenly June 19, 2011, near Marysville, Calif., where they both drowned during a family kayaking trip. Chief Mattice was assigned...

EDNA EDWARD SMITH

July 30, 1928-July 6, 2011 PRINCETON -- Edna Edwards Smith, 82, Church Street, Princeton, went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, July 6, at SECU Hospice House. She was born July 30, 1928, and was the daughter of...

EARL DREWERY STEWART

Died July 5, 2011 Earl Drewery Stewart, 75, 509 Todd Drive, died Tuesday at his home. Born in Danville, Va., he was the son of the late James F. Stewart and Alma Geneva Andrews Stewart. Mr. Stewart had retired...

DORIS G. THORNTON

Feb. 17, 1924-July 6, 2011 Emma Doris Graham Thornton, 87, 312 Corbett Hill Road, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. She was born in Johnston County to the late Junious H. and Pennie Graham, and was married to the...

ROBERT S. "BOB" WILLIAMS

May 17, 1928-July 6, 2011 Robert S. "Bob" Williams, 83, died Wednesday. Funeral will be at Tyndall Funeral Home at 6 p.m. Friday, with visitation following. At other times, the family will receive at 663 Massey Road in Dudley....

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

HUBERT EDMUNDSON JR.

Aug. 1, 1929-July 3, 2011 Hubert "Tip" Edmundson Jr., 81, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011. "Tip" was raised by William and Rosa Lee Browder Radford. "Tip" was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Smith Edmundson, and...

SHIRLEY M. JONES

Jan. 1, 1935-July 4, 2011 Shirley M. Jones, 76, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011, at Wake Medical Center. Shirley was born in Wayne County Jan. 1, 1935, to the late Graham Faircloth and Charlotte Mae Beasley Faircloth. Memorial...

EDNA EDWARDS SMITH

PRINCETON -- Edna Edwards Smith, 82, died Wednesday morning at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

DALE HAGANS-FANCHER

DUDLEY -- Dale Hagans-Fancher, 64, 220 Beaver Drive, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist of Mount Olive and Goldsboro....

BASSER R. BEST

MOUNT OLIVE -- Basser Ray Best, 67, 535 Stanley Church Road, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist of Mount Olive and Goldsboro....

FRANCES S. COOKSEY

Feb. 8, 1928-July 2, 2011 Frances Sauls Cooksey, 83, resident of Kirkwood Retirement Community, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Frances was born in Wayne County Feb. 8, 1928 to...

DELLA RAE CORDELL

June 15, 1938-July 2, 2011 Della Rae Cordell, 73, Grantham community, passed away Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the wife of Bobby Earl Cordell. Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk...

HUBERT EDMUNDSON JR.

Aug. 1, 1929-July 3, 2011 Hubert "Tip" Edmundson Jr., 81, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011. "Tip" was raised by William and Rosa Lee Browder Radford. "Tip" was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Smith Edmundson, and...

TIMOTHY LAWRENCE HOLTON

March 23, 1977-July 2, 2011 Timothy Lawrence Holton, 34, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011, at his home. Timothy was born in Lenoir County March 23, 1977, and served his country in the United States Army. A service of...

DEBORAH IRVIN

April 11, 1956-July 2, 2011 FREMONT -- Deborah Jonus Irvin, 55, Airport Road, has left her beloved family and friends to be with her Lord and savior. She died at Wayne Memorial Hospital early Saturday morning after a yearlong...

SHIRLEY M. JONES

Shirley M. Jones, 76, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DIXIE SHALLINGTON PIERCE

Sept. 24, 1928-July 2, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Dixie Shallington Pierce, 82, Smithfield, died Saturday evening. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ronnie Massey officiating. Committal service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday...

DAVID ROGERS SR.

April 10, 1939-July 2, 2011 Retired Wayne County principal David Rogers Sr. died Friday, July 2, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, N.C. Born April 10, 1939, in Bunn, N.C., he was the son of the late...

LENA BULLOCK STONE

July 2, 1914-July 2, 2011 ROCKY MOUNT -- Lena Bullock Stone, 97, Guardian Care of Rocky Mount, died Saturday. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Lumberton, with the Rev. Joe Bounds officiating. Burial...

BESSIE DAUGHTRY STRICKLAND

Dec. 2, 1912-July 4, 2011 Bessie D. Strickland passed peacefully into her eternal home Monday, July 4, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. She was born in Johnston County Dec. 2, 1912, to the late...

Sunday, July 3, 2011

JOAN MCCOY BEAN

Aug. 10, 1940-June 30, 2011 Joan Lee McCoy Bean, 70, of 1960 Stevens Mill Road entered into eternal rest Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private service will be held at a later date. She...

KENNETH PAUL COMTOIS

July 28, 1962-May 26, 2011 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Retired Air Force Technical Sgt. Kenneth Paul Comtois, 48, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011, at his residence in Myrtle Beach. Mr. Comtois was born July 28, 1962, in Lowell,...

FRANCES SAULS COOKSEY

Frances Sauls Cooksey, 83, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ARNOLD "BILLY" DURHAM

Aug. 1, 1940-June 29, 2011 Arnold Lee "Billy" Durham of 405 Ryans Blvd., quietly entered into eternal rest on Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by family. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m....

ELOISE G. HALL

July 28, 1948-July 1, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eloise Goodson Walker Hall, 62, died Friday morning, July 1, 2011, at her home at 103 Wil-Mar Drive in Mount Olive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 5, at 11...

GERALDINE SOLONE HEFFERNAN

Jan. 2, 1935-July 1, 2011 FREMONT -- Geraldine Solone Heffernan passed away Friday evening, July 1, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Heffernan was born in New York on Jan....

DEBORAH IRVIN

Died July 2, 2011 FREMONT -- Deborah Jonus Irvin, 55, of Airport Road died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday evening at 7 at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro...

BERNICETEEA TRUZY

Died June 26, 2011 NEW YORK -- Berniceteea Truzy, 59, of 1249 Fifth Ave., died Sunday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. James Disciple Church of Christ...

URAL L. WHITFIELD

Ural L. Whitfield of 1908 Elton Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

Friday, July 1, 2011

EDNA T. ALPHIN

Oct. 24, 1930-June 29, 2011 KINSTON -- Edna Thompson Alphin, 80, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange. Interment will be at Westview Cemetery. She was born Oct. 24, 1930, in...

JOAN BEAN

Joan Bean, 70, 1960 Stevens Mill Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ANNIE L. BROADHURST

Annie Louise Broadhurst, 81, 902 Poplar St., Apt. B, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist of Mount Olive and Goldsboro....

RICHARD L. CAMPBELL

July 11, 1957-June 30, 2011 FREMONT -- Richard Leonard Campbell, 53, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private service will be held. He was born July 11, 1957, to Bobby and Ruby Campbell of New Bern. He...

DORIS S. HICKS

Dec. 9, 1917-June 30, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Doris Smith Hicks, 93, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Doris was born in Wayne County Dec. 9, 1917, to the late John...

LUTHER L. JONES

June 13, 1947-June 25, 2011 Luther L. Jones was born June 13, 1947, in Newbern, Tenn., to the late Jessie W. Jones and Mary Lue (nee Smith) Jones. He was raised in Newbern, and graduated from Bruce High School...

JUDY C. ATKINS JONES

Aug. 15, 1960-June 26, 2011 Judy Carol Atkins Jones, 50, 908 Fairview Circle, died Sunday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at E.M. Matthews Life Celebration Chapel. Burial will be in...

LINDA E. MCCULLEN

March 13, 1940-June 29, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Linda Evelyn McCullen, 71, 411 S. Church St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home chapel in Mount...

ELOISE WRIGHT WIGGS

Dec. 9, 1915-June 29, 2011 Eloise Wright Wiggs, 95, born Dec. 9, 1915, in Princeton, N.C., to William Joseph Wright Jr. and Ida Woodard Wright, died with family and friends June 29, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in...

JURDEN WOOTEN JR.

Sept. 18, 1930-June 27, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Jurden Wooten Jr., local artist, 80, died Monday at Kendred Hospital in Greensboro, N.C. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, N.C. 11 north in Kinston,...