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Friday, September 30, 2011

JOAN DAVIS

Joan Davis, 65, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

VIVIAN DOBSON

Jan. 31, 1920-Sept. 29, 2011 SNOW HILL -- Vivian Joyner Vaughan Dobson, 91, 204 Hunters Trace, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 29, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was the daughter of the late Glenn Creech...

CLIFTON W. EVANS

Aug. 4, 1926-Sept. 28, 2011 RALEIGH -- Clifton W. Evans, 85, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Rex Hospital. Clifton was born in Johnston County Aug. 4, 1926, to the late Leon Evans and Lanie Creech Evans. He...

KAY'LA D. MOSES and KA'LIB D. MOSES

Sept. 22, 2011-Sept. 23, 2011 Sept. 22, 2011-Sept. 24, 2011 DUDLEY -- Kay'la Deloris Moses and Ka'lib Demonte Moses were born Sept. 22 at Pitt Memorial Hospital to Tichelle Cole and Jeffery Moses. Kay'la died Sept. 23 and Ka'lib...

ELGA W. NICHOLS

May 24, 1934-Sept. 29, 2011 "For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth...

MATTHEW SOUTHERLAND JR.

Died Sept. 29, 2011 MAGNOLIA --Matthew Southerland Jr., 88, died Thursday in Dudley. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Kenansville Monday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Joyce Pearsall officiating. Burial will be at Southerland Family Cemetery...

ARTHUR GLENN WEEKS

Died Sept. 29, 2011 Arthur Glenn Weeks, 66, died Sept. 29, 2011. Funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Walter Gaskins officiating....

VERNA BELL FORD WILLIAMS

Feb. 10, 1925-Sept. 27, 2011 Verna Bell Ford Williams, 326 E. Chestnut St., Goldsboro, was born Feb. 10,1925, to the late Willie Ford and Minnie Baldwin Ford. She departed this earthly life Sept. 27, 2011, at approximately 10 p.m....

Thursday, September 29, 2011

EDMOND J. BROWN

Feb. 28, 1931-Sept. 27, 2011 Edmond Jasper Brown, 80, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Woodard's Care. Edmond was born in Wayne County Feb. 28, 1931, to the late Joe Brown and Lorena Chambers Brown. He was a...

JAMES E. "JOHN ED" BYRD

Sept. 18, 1921-Sept. 28, 2011 WARSAW -- James E. "John Ed" Byrd, 90, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery. He was born Sept....

CLIFTON W. EVANS

RALEIGH -- Clifton White Evans, 85, died Wednesday at Rex Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KATE BRACEWELL GODWIN

Died Sept. 26, 2011 PRINCETON -- Kate Bracewell Godwin, 86, Princeton, died Sept. 26, 2011. She was the widow of Raymond E. Godwin, and was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Fredrick Bracewell. Mrs. Godwin was an active...

JAMES L. HILL

PIKEVILLE -- James Lee Hill, 66, 111 Mallie Drive, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

CHIN M. MARTIN

Chin Meereewee Martin, 80, Central Heights Road, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY "MAGGIE" MONK

Sept. 1, 1933-Sept. 24, 2011 Mary "Maggie" Monk, 78, 502 Dixie Trail, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater Six Runs Baptist Church in Turkey, with the Rev. Harold Boykins officiating....

ELGA W. NICHOLS

PIKEVILLE -- Elga Wells Nichols, 77, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EDWARD "EDDIE" ARNOLD SOUCIE

Died Sept. 23, 2011 DUDLEY -- Edward "Eddie" Arnold Soucie, 55, passed away Friday. A private service will be held. He is survived by his wife, Ann Soucie; stepdaughter, Phyllis Volland; brother, Joseph Soucie; sister-in-law, Barbara Soucie; sister, Marjorie...

ROBERT THOMAS

Sept. 30, 1940-Sept. 27, 2011 KINSTON -- Charles Robert Thomas, 70, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Darryl Radford officiating. He was born Sept. 30, 1940, in Greene County...

ANNIE M. WOOTEN

Feb. 16, 1922-Sept. 24, 2011 FREMONT -- Annie Mae Wooten, 89, 815 S. Sycamore St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Church, with apostle Kenneth D. Vaughn officiating....

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

EDMOND BROWN

Edmond Brown, 80, died Tuesday at Woodard's Care. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EDWARD A. SOUCIE

June 20, 1956-Sept. 23, 2011 DUDLEY -- Edward Arnold Soucie, 55, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. He was born in New York June 20, 1956. He was married to Patricia Soucie. He...

MATTIE HARPER WHITFIELD

Died Sept. 23, 2011 CLINTON, Md. -- Mattie Harper Whitfield, 77, 7520 Surratts Road, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at Bradford Oaks. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Delight United Holy Church in LaGrange, with pastor...

MARGUERITE T. WIGGINS

June 2, 1919-Sept. 25, 2011 Marguerite Thompson Wiggins, 92, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her home. Marguerite was born in Wayne County June 2, 1919, to the late Charles Deems Thompson and Elizabeth Gertrude Frazier Thompson....

VERNA WILLIAMS

Verna Williams, 326 E. Chestnut St., died Tuesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

DONALD "JAMIE" BEAMAN

Dec. 4, 1964-Sept. 23, 2011 DUDLEY -- Donald James "Jamie" Beaman, 46, Dudley, died Friday. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of Donald Moore Beaman and Virnece Church Beaman of Dudley. He was a master welder and...

CORA BREWINGTON

FAISON -- Cora Brewing-ton, 94, 1326 Warren Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending a Garris Funeral Home....

BARRY FRANKLIN CASTLE

Dec. 13, 1944-Sept. 25, 2011 EFLAND -- Mr. Barry Franklin Castle, ended his incredible journey on earth Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. Born Dec. 13, 1944, he was the only child of Madge Franklin Castle and Roy Eugene Castle, both...

KAY'LA MOSES AND KA'LIB MOSES COLE

DUDLEY -- Jeffery Moses and Tichelle Cole announce the birth of their babies, Kay'la Moses and Ka'lib Moses Cole, Thursday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Kay'la died Friday and Ka'lib died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT A. DAVIS

Dec. 4, 1930-Sept. 25, 2011 WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Robert Allen Davis, 80, died Sunday at Agape Senior. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with visitation following the service. He was...

JAMES A. EADY

Died Sept. 24, 2011 EUREKA -- Mr. James A. Eady, 76, 255 Red Hills Road, Eureka, died Saturday evening, Sept. 24, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at 11 a.m....

ADAM D. GURLEY

Nov. 20, 1920-Sept. 25, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Adam Daniel "A.D." Gurley, 90, went to be with his Lord and savior Sunday surrounded by his family at his home. He was the son of the late Debro and Nannie...

BETSY B. NEWCOMB

March 21, 1954-Sept. 26, 2011 Betsy Brantham Newcomb, 57, entered into her heavenly home Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at her residence surrounded by her loving family after fighting a long and courageous battle with cancer for 51/2 years. Betsy...

PEARL WISE NEWELL

WARSAW -- Pearl Wise Newell, 85, died Monday at Glencare. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

EDWARD A. SOUCIE

DUDLEY -- Edward Arnold Soucie, 55, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

CYNTHIA D. TOWNSEND

July 20, 1956-Sept. 26, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Cynthia Gail "Cindy" Daniluk Townsend, 55, Seven Springs, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. Cindy was born July 20, 1956, in Onslow County to the late Raymond Daniluk and Shelby Jean...

MARGUERITE T. WIGGINS

Died Sept. 25, 2011 Marguerite Thompson Wiggins, 92, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her home. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, from 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, followed by...

Monday, September 26, 2011

PHILIP PAUL BENNY

Died Sept. 25, 2011 Philip Paul "Chuck" Benny, 84, passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Chuck served his country in the United States Air Force with 22 years of distinguished...

ROBERT DAVIS

SOUTH CAROLINA -- Robert Davis, 80, died Sunday at Agape Senior in West Columbia, S.C. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ADAM D. GURLEY

Adam Daniel Gurley, 90, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MARY MONK

Mary Monk, 78, 502 Dixie Trail, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BETSY NEWCOMB

Betsy Brantham Newcomb, 57, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES R. SAULS

Died Sept. 24, 2011 FREMONT -- James Russell "Fats" Sauls, 86, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 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...

MARGUERITE WIGGINS

Marguerite Thompson Wiggins, 92, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANNIE M. WOOTEN

FREMONT -- Annie Mae Wooten, 89, 815 S. Sycamore St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

Sunday, September 25, 2011

DONALD "JAMIE" BEAMAN

Donald James "Jamie" Beaman, 46, of Dudley, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

JETTA "MAE" DORSEY

Nov. 8, 1919-Sept. 22, 2011 Jetta "Mae" Dorsey, 91, passed away. She was the mother of Joyce Proctor of Rocky Mount. A service to remember Jetta "Mae" will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Harvest...

JAMES A. EADY

James A. Eady, 76, of 255 Red Hill Road, Fremont, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GEORGE WENDELL FISHER III

Nov. 23, 1953-Sept. 22, 2011 KINSTON -- George Wendell Fisher III, 57, of Kinston passed away on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Funeral services will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at 10 a.m. with...

ESPER A. FUTRELL

Oct. 15, 1917-Sept. 24, 2011 Esper A. Futrell, 2034 Futrell-Robson Road, died Saturday at Greenville Inpatient Hospice. Funeral services will be today at 5 p.m. at Sweet Gum Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 787 Sweet Gum Grove Church Road,...

WILLIE ROGERS TAYLOR

Oct. 7, 1937-Sept. 23, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Willie Rogers Taylor, 73, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Roy," of 706...

MATTIE WHITFIELD

CLINTON, Md. -- Mattie Whitfield died Friday at Bradford Oaks. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Friday, September 23, 2011

GENEVA G. DAWSON

Aug. 27, 1924-Sept. 21, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Geneva Smith Griffin Dawson, 87, Seven Springs, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at her home. Mrs. Dawson was born Aug. 27, 1924, in Wayne County to the late William McKinley...

DEZARD FREDERICK

Died Sept. 19, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Dezard Frederick, 38, died Monday at Kinston Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. Funeral was today at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill, with the Rev. William Smith officiating. Burial was in...

MICHAEL JON'NELL "BUGG" HALL

Died Sept. 19, 2011 Michael Jon'nell "Bugg" Hall, 36, 605 E. Walnut St., died Monday at his residence. He was the son of the late John Hall. He is survived by his mother, Anna Braswell Hall of the home,...

CATHY ANN BEST HERNANDEZ

Sept. 8, 1952-Sept. 22, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Cathy Best Hernandez, 59, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Cathy was born in Wayne...

BETTY FAY GURLEY JACKSON

March 19, 1945-Sept. 21, 2011 GRANTHAM -- Betty Fay Gurley Jackson, 66, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Betty was born in Wayne County March 19, 1945, to Victoria Lynch Gurley of Grantham and...

ELGENE LEWIS SR.

Died Sept. 14, 2011 BALTIMORE, Md. -- Elgene Lewis Sr., 85, 1702 Darley Ave., Baltimore, Md., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Manor Care Rehabilitation Center Roland Park in Baltimore, Md. He was preceded in death by his parents,...

AVON "HOOVER" LUCAS

Aug. 17, 1932-Sept. 19, 2011 Avon "Hoover" Lucas, son of the Late Lee Hassell and Fannie Bell Perry Lucas, was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Nash County. He departed this life Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at his home in...

WILLIS L. MILLER

Died Sept. 19, 2011 KENANSVILLE — Willis Lee Miller, 64, died Monday at Kenansville Health & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating....

GORDON R. MURPHY

Feb. 21, 1956-Sept. 21, 2011 PRINCETON — Gordon Richard Murphy, 55, Keith Hills Drive, died Wednesday morning. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Temple Baptist Church in Selma. He was born Feb. 21, 1956,...

MARY FRANCES ARTIS PEACOCK

Died Sept. 20, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Mary Frances Artis Peacock, 1487 Airport Road, Pikeville, departed this life at 3:55 p.m. Sept. 20, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ervin Lee...

BARBARA ANN WILLIAMS SASSER

April 30, 1937-Sept. 20, 2011 NASHVILLE -- Barbara Ann Williams Sasser, 74, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Wake Med in Raleigh after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 30, 1937, in Wayne County. Barbara...

WILLIAM BERRY THOMPSON JR.

April 18, 1921-Sept. 21, 2011 DUDLEY -- William Berry Thompson, 90, Sleepy Creek, Dudley, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday night, Sept. 21, after a short illness. Bill was a native of Goldsboro. He graduated from Goldsboro High...

BEATRICE C. ULRICH

March 22, 1928-Sept. 21, 2001 Beatrice Caruso Ulrich, 83, died Wednesday at home. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y. Born in Corona, N.Y., she was the daughter of the...

BERTHA HUTCHENS WALLACE

Died Sept. 21, 2011 Bertha Hutchens Wallace, 83, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Shady Grove Baptist Church, with...

Thursday, September 22, 2011

REATHA COX

Died Sept. 20, 2011 Reatha Cox, 95, 220 Pine Circle, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Disciples Church in Goldsboro, with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating. Burial will be in...

GENEVA DAWSON

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Geneva Dawson died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

MICHAEL J. "BUGG" HALL

Died Sept. 19, 2011 Michael Jon'nell "Bugg" Hall, 36, 605 E. Walnut St., died Monday at home. Funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Timothy Dortch officiating. Burial will be in...

BARBARA ANN KNIGHT

May 9, 1940-Sept. 20, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Ms. Barbara Ann Knight, 71, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Bobann," 207 Ryan Blvd., Goldsboro, graciously departed...

BETH S. LANIER

Sept. 17, 1945- Sept. 20, 2011 Beth Sturges Lanier, 66, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Wake Medical Center. Beth was born in Wake County Sept. 17, 1945, to the late Alfred Sturges Sr. and Alice Painter Sturges....

ELGENE LEWIS SR.

Died Sept. 14, 2011 BALTIMORE, Md. -- Elgene Lewis Sr., 85, 1702 Darley Ave., died Sept. 14 at Manor Care Rehabilitation Center Roland Park. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro....

LOUIJEANIA MCNEAL

Died Sept. 19, 2011 GREENVILLE -- Louijeania McNeal, 45, died Monday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. James Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in LaGrange, with...

MARY PEACOCK

PIKEVILLE -- Mary Peacock, 1487 Airport Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LAQUAN PEARSALL

Died Sept. 17, 2011 Laquan Pearsall, 20, 1400 E. Ash St., Apt. A, died Saturday evening. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Branch Memorial Tabernacle. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. He was the son of Larry...

CHARLES A. PRICE

Dec. 7, 1932-Sept. 21, 2011 FAISON -- Charles Allen Price, 78, 572 Bill Clifton Road, Faison, died early Wednesday morning, Sept. 21, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He was preceded in death by his first wife,...

JERRY STALNAKER

Dec. 11, 1930-Sept. 20, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Gerald James "Jerry" Stalnaker, 80, died Tuesday. A funeral mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, with Father Edward Burch officiating. Interment with full military honors...

RANDALL SUTTON

Oct. 6, 1943-Sept. 21, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Randall Kirby Sutton, 67, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Rouse Funeral Home, with Dr. Mallie Hinnant officiating. Interment will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery. He...

LINDA D. SUTTON

Died Sept. 19, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Linda D. Sutton, 58, 5989 Church Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthews Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with pastor Katrina Whitted officiating....

JERRY D. TAYLOR

April 3, 1955-Sept. 19, 2011 FREDRICKSBURG, Va. -- Jerry D. Taylor, 56, 11 Brentwood Lane, formerly of Goldsboro, N.C., died Monday at Mary Washington Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. James A.M.E Zion Church, with...

WILLIAM B. THOMPSON JR.

William Berry Thompson Jr., 90, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BEATRICE ULRICH

LAGRANGE -- Beatrice Ulrich died Wednesday night at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

BERNICE MARIE BAKER

Funeral services for Mrs. Bernice Marie Baker of Washington, D.C., will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Meridian Hill Cathedral of Christ Baptist Church, 5354 Sheriff Road, Chapel Oaks, Md., 20743. Born to the late...

BILLY BRYANT

Nov. 23, 1941-Sept. 18, 2011 DUDLEY -- Billy Bryant, 69, Dudley, died Sunday. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was a former member of the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. A...

REATHA COX

Reatha Cox, 95, 220 Pine Circle, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

BETTY F. GURLEY JACKSON

Betty Fay Gurley Jackson, 66, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BARBARA A. KNIGHT

Barbara Ann Knight, 71, 207 Ryan Blvd., died Tuesday at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

AUDREY F. LANGSTON

April 18, 1946-Sept. 20, 2011 Audrey Fayne Langston, 65, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Audrey was born in Wayne County April 18, 1946, to Pauline Stafford Tadlock Gorrell of Goldsboro and the...

BETH S. LANIER

Beth S. Lanier, 66, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BOBBY L. PARKER SR.

KENLY -- Bobby Lee Parker Sr., 72, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at McKinnie Memorial and Bailey Funeral Home in Selma....

GILBERT FLETCHER PATE

Died Sept. 19, 2011 Mr. Gilbert Fletcher Pate, 2704 Langston Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., formerly of Rowland, N.C., ascended to Heaven Sept. 19, at Century Care in Laurinburg, N.C. Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at 10 a.m....

CHARLES PRICE

FAISON -- Charles Price, 78, Bell Clifton Road, died today. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

FLORENCE M. REARDON

Dec. 27, 1939-Sept. 19, 2011 Florence Mae Reardon, 71, 108 Autumn Winds Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. She was born Dec. 27, 1939, to Eddie...

OMAAR "TIHEE" SUTTON

Sept. 14, 1992-Sept. 18, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Omaar "Tihee" Sutton, 19, 417 Ivey Lane, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ Church in Fremont, with pastor...

JERRY D. TAYLOR

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Jerry D. Taylor, 56, 11 Brentwood Lane, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DOUGLAS C. VAUGHN

Feb. 6, 1952-Sept. 18, 2011 Douglas Carl Vaughn, 59, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Jake and Mary Lou Vaughn, and was married to the late Anita Vaughn. A...

EVELYN G. WARRICK

Jan. 7, 1935-Sept. 19, 2011 AUTRYVILLE -- Evelyn Goodman Warrick, 76, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mount Carmel Church of God of Prophecy in Autryville, with the...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

JONATHAN OSCAR BALLANCE

Sept. 25, 1933-Sept. 29, 2011 SNOW HILL -- Jonathan Oscar Ballance, 77, formerly of Fremont, passed away Monday at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation in Snow Hill. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the chapel...

RUTH WILLIAMS ALDERMAN CAWELL

Died Sept. 17, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Ruth Williams Alderman Cawell, 80, died Saturday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wallace. Funeral will be at Byrd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Wednesday at 2...

CARLIE HENSON DUDLEY

Died Sept. 18, 2011 FOUR OAKS -- Carlie Henson Dudley, 75, died Sept. 18, 2011. Funeral service will be Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the Rev....

MICHAEL J. "BUGG" HALL

Michael Jon'nell "Bugg" Hall, 36, 605 E. Walnut St., died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

AUDREY R. LANGSTON

Audrey Rhodes Langston, 65, died this morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

AVON LUCAS

Avon Lucas, 1020 N James St., died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

LAQUAN PEARSALL

Laquan Pearsall, 20, 1400 E. Ash St., Apt. A, died Saturday evening. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

FLORENCE M. REARDON

Florence Mae Reardon, 71, of 108 Autumn Winds Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home....

MILDRED CHASE STROUD

Feb. 1, 1921-Sept. 18, 2011 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Mildred Chase Stroud, 90, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 18, 2011, at Greendale Forest Nursing Center. Mrs. Stroud was born Feb. 1, 1921, in Patrick County, Va., the daughter of...

JEREMY D. TAYLOR

Jeremy D. Taylor, 56, of 11 Brentwood Lane, Fredericksburg, Va., died Monday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home....

DOTTIE E. UNDERWOOD

Jan. 12, 1941 -Sept. 18, 2011 Dottie Ellis Underwood, 70, died Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Halifax County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Tom Ellis and Pauline Cannon Ellis, and wife of...

DOUGLAS C. VAUGHN

Feb. 6, 1952-Sept. 18, 2011 Douglas Carl Vaughn, 59, of Goldsboro, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Jake and Mary Lou Vaughn, and was married to the late Anita Vaughn. A...

EVELYN M. WARRICK

Jan. 7, 1935-Sept. 19, 2011 Evelyn Muriel Warrick, 76, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Monday, September 19, 2011

BILLY BRYANT

Billy Bryant, 69, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

RUTH R. DARDEN

FREMONT -- Ruth R. Darden, 92, 679 N.C. 222 East, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

JAMES WILLIAM HOWELL III

Dec. 12, 1946-Sept. 17, 2011 WILMINGTON -- James William Howell III, Wilmington, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was 64. Jim was born Dec. 12, 1946, in Goldsboro, son of James W....

EDWARD W. LITTLE

Oct. 26, 1927-Sept. 17, 2011 PRINCETON -- Edward Wiley Little, 83, died Saturday at Durham VA Hospital. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Keith Church officiating. Burial with...

OMAAR "TIHEE" SUTTON

PIKEVILLE -- Omaar "Tihee" Sutton, 19, 417 Ivey Lane, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DOTTIE UNDERWOOD

Dottie Underwood, 69, died at Kitty Askins Sunday evening. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

DOUGLAS VAUGHN

Douglas Vaughn, 59, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Sunday, September 18, 2011

RAE LONG ALLEN

March 12, 1926-Sept. 16, 2011 Ida Rae Long Allen, 85, wife of 66 years to Ed Allen died on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at 2 p.m....

JAMES W. BLANTON II

Oct. 26, 1954-Sept. 16, 2011 James Wilson Blanton II, 56, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by family and friends after a short fight against cancer. A service to remember James will...

JOAN MARIE BRYANT

Aug. 30, 1927-Sept. 13, 2011 Joan was born in Yonkers, N.Y., to Joseph and Catherine Aussem. She graduated Queen of Peace parochial school in North Arlington, N.J., in 1946. She then worked as a secretary at General Motors Headquarters...

CATHERINE P. DEES

Died Sept. 16, 2011 WILSON -- Catherine Peacock Dees, 93, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Wilson Medical Center with her daughter and sitter, Gwen Ballance, by her side. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery,...

SAMUEL MILLER EASON

June 28, 1929-Sept. 14, 2011 Samuel Miller Eason, 82, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Westminster Canterbury in Richmond, Va. Services will be held at Westminster Canterbury on Saturday morning, Sept. 24, 2011, at 11. The Rev. Carla Pratt...

LARRY LEE HILL JR.

Died Sept. 12, 2011 Larry Lee Hill Jr., 41, of 1919 Fox Trail Court died Monday Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremation, with Bishop Warren Barfield officiating....

DAVID MARVIN LITTLETON

Sept. 3, 2011-Sept. 18, 2011 David Marvin Littleton, 73, of 150 Falling Creek Church Road, died Friday morning at his home surrounded by his family and friends. Funeral services will be held today, Sept. 18, 2011, at Falling Creek...

LETHA FARRIOR POTTS

Died Sept. 14, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Letha Farrior Potts, 81, of 213 Farrior School Road, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at First Missionary Baptist Church Kenansville, with the Rev. E.T. Coston...

DORIS SUGGS SAULS

May 17, 1928-Sept. 16, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Doris Suggs Sauls, 83, went home to be with her Lord Friday evening, Sept. 16, 2011, surrounded by her family and friends after an extended illness at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A...

CLARENCE SMITH SR.

Oct. 16, 1924-Sept. 17, 2011 Clarence Smith Sr., 86, died Saturday at his residence. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery, with pastor Tom Dorman officiating. Born in Wayne County, he was the...

LOIS E. STRICKLAND

Feb. 9, 1942-Sept. 15, 2011 Lois Evans Strickland, 69, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with pastor Andy Stovall officiating. Lois was born in Wayne County...

CHARLES LORENZO TURNAGE

July 26, 1931-Sept. 17, 2011 Charles "Lo" Lorenzo Turnage, 80, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock and...

SUE M. UMHOLTZ

Sept. 12, 1946-Sept. 16, 2011 Sue Melvin Umholtz, 65, died on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. No formal service will be held. Sue was born in Sampson County on Sept. 12, 1946, to the late Douglas...

Friday, September 16, 2011

JOYCE MARIE EDWARDS

Oct. 5, 1952-Sept. 13, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Ms. Joyce Marie Edwards, 58, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Goose," 709 N. Audubon Ave., Goldsboro, N.C.,...

ELGENE LEWIS SR.

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Elgene Lewis Sr., 85, 1702 Darley Ave., died Wednesday at Manor Care Rehabilitation Center Roland Park. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DAVID M. LITTLETON

David M. Littleton, 73, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARGARET HUBER NORRIS

Died Sept. 14, 2011 NEW BERN -- Margaret Huber Norris, 92, died Sept. 14, 2011, after a short illness at CarolinaEast Medical Center. Born in Adams County, Pa., she lived for more than 40 years in New Cumberland, Pa.,...

QUEEN ESTHER SIMMONS

Sept. 6, 1931-Sept. 13, 2011 Queen Esther Simmons was born Sept. 6, 1931, to John Artis and Flossie Sauls, and raised by her caring parents, the Rev. W.H. Yelverton and Ethel Yelverton from nine years old and up until...

LOIS STRICKLAND

Lois Strickland, 69, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM R. SUTTON

Died Sept. 14, 2011 LAGRANGE -- William Ray Sutton, 43, 106 Redman Court, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was married to Jessica Sutton. Visitation will be Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Thursday, September 15, 2011

VIRGINIA K. ABERNETHY

Dec. 31, 1926-Sept. 13, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Virginia Kornegay Abernethy, 84, 1556 White Flash Road, Mount Olive, passed away quietly at home Tuesday morning, Sept. 13, 2011. She graduated from B.F. Grady High School, attended Meredith College and...

BOBBY L. BENNETT

Died Sept. 8, 2011 HYATTSVILLE, Md. -- Bobby L. Bennett passed away peacefully at his home in Hyattsville, Md., formerly of Mount Olive, N.C., son of the late Ernest and Sadie Bennett, Sept. 8. Service will be held at...

MARION BRETZ

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Marion Wallace Farries Bretz, 98, died Sept. 11, 2011, in Bowling Green, Ky. Her grandfather, the Rev. F.W. Farries, was minister of Goldsboro's First Presbyterian Church from 1893 to 1908, and helped found Wayne Memorial...

IRVIN COLEY

Nov. 10, 1929-Sept. 13, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) In serenity and resolve, Irvin Coley, 81, 1912 Cooke St., Goldsboro, N.C., died Tuesday morning,...

MARGARET A. FAISON DIXON

Died Sept. 12, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Margaret Ann Faison Dixon, 71, died Monday at Quinn Hospice Care Center. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. William...

WILLIAM E. EDWARDS SR.

Aug. 8, 1925-Sept. 14, 2011 William Enos Edwards Sr., 76, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. William was born in Johnston County Aug. 8, 1935, to the late Robert Edwards and Gertrude Toler Edwards. He...

EDNA JOYCE OUTLAW GRADY

June 29, 1923-Sept. 13, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Edna Joyce Grady, 88, Outlaw's Bridge, passed away at home Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, after an extended illness. A graveside celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept....

LEVIE M. LOWE

Feb. 23, 1925-Sept. 9, 2011 ANTIOCH, Tenn. -- Levie Montee Lowe, 86, 6276 Mount View Road, formerly of Duplin County, died Friday at the VA Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rhodes...

LETHA FARRIOR POTTS

KENANSVILLE -- Letha Farrior Potts, 81, 211 Farrior School Road, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

VIRGINIA K. ABERNETHY

Died Sept. 13, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Virginia Kornegay Abernethy, 1556 White Flash Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at Alum Springs Baptist Church Friday at 11 a.m., with burial at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink...

LLOYD EDGAR BALLANCE

March 1, 1927-Sept. 12, 2011 FREMONT -- Lloyd Edgar Ballance, 84, 631 Benton Pond Road, went to be with his Lord and savior Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from...

BOBBY L. BENNETT

Died Sept. 8, 2011 HYATTSVILLE, Md. -- Bobby L. Bennett passed away peacefully at his home in Hyattsville, Md., formerly of Mount Olive, N.C., son of the late Ernest and Sadie Bennett, Sept. 8. Service will be held at...

ROBERT AUSTIN BEST

Aug. 15, 1971-Sept. 12, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert Austin Best, 40-year-old resident of Beautancus community, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the 1988 graduating class of North Duplin High School. He loved life...

JOAN M. BRYANT

Aug. 30, 1927-Sept. 13, 2011 Joan Marie Bryant, 84, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private service will be held. She was born in New York Aug. 30, 1927, to the late Joseph and Catherine Thorn Aussem....

IRVIN COLEY

Irvin Coley, 81, 1912 Cooke St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

JOYCE M. EDWARDS

Joyce Marie Edwards, 58, 709 N. Audubon Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

WILLIAM E. EDWARDS SR.

William E. Edwards Sr. died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EDNA J. OUTLAW GRADY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Edna Joyce Outlaw Grady, 88, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Pink Hill Funeral Home....

WILLIAM "PAT" GURLEY

Aug. 17, 1958-Sept. 12, 2011 William Patrick "Pat" Gurley, 53, went to his heavenly home surrounded by his family and friends Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Pat was born in Wayne County Aug. 17, 1958, to...

WILLIAM F. HARRISON

June 18, 1910-Sept. 12, 2011 ROSEWOOD -- William Frank Harrison, 101, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. He...

LARRY L. HILL JR.

KINSTON -- Larry Lee Hill Jr., 40, 1919 Fox Trail Court, died Monday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremation of Clinton....

RUTH GREEN ROGERS

April 24, 1920-Sept. 13, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth Green Rogers, 91, Summerlin's Crossroads community, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 13, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Rooty Branch Free Will Baptist Church, of which...

RAND W. WADE SR.

March 12, 1929-Sept. 12, 2011 SNOW HILL -- Mr. Rand Winston Wade Sr., 82, passed away Monday morning, Sept. 12, 2011, at his residence. A native of Greene County, he was born March 12, 1929, the son of Giles...

ALBERTA POPE WHITE

May 17, 1918-Sept. 11, 2011 Alberta Pope White, fondly known as Bert, was born May 17, 1918, and departed this life Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. She was the seventh child of the late Eddie Pope and Anna Edmundson of...

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

SOLOMON TROY "FUZZY" JR.

April 8, 1951-Sept. 9, 2011 Solomon Troy "Fuzzy" Jr. was born April 8, 1951, to Willie Mae Daniels Troy and Solomon Troy Sr. in Goldsboro, N.C. He attended Goldsboro City Schools. He passed away peacefully Sept. 9, 2011, at...

LLOYD BALLANCE

FREMONT -- Lloyd Ballance, 84, Benton Pond Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

ROBERT A. BEST

MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert Austin Best, 40, Beautancus community, died Monday afternoon at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall in Mount Olive....

DANNI LYNN BOYD

Nov. 14, 1955-Sept. 11, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Danni Lynne Boyd, 55 died Sunday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C. Born in West Virginia, she was the daughter of Russell Lee Bazzie of Stantonsburg. In addition to...

WILLIAM "PAT" GURLEY

William "Pat" Gurley, 53, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GLORIA HALL

Gloria Hall, 3758 Wayne Memorial Drive, died today at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

MARGARET H. HARRELL

Oct. 23, 1923-Sept. 11, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Margaret H. Harrell passed away Sunday night, Sept. 11, 2011, at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Mrs. Harrell, daughter of the late James Rufus "Jim" Harrell Sr. and Metta McClenny Harrell,...

BEULAH MOZINGO

Sept. 6, 1919-Sept. 10, 2011 Beulah Irene M. Mozingo, 92, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Woodbury Wellness Center in Hampstead, N.C. Beulah was born in Johnston County Sept. 6, 1919, to the late Joseph F. Mitchell and...

RUTH GREEN ROGERS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth Green Rogers, 91, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

JOYCE A. SCHAUB

Died Sept. 12, 2011 KENLY -- Joyce Arlene Schaub, 76, 4004 Hickory Crossroads Road, died Monday. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Antioch United Methodist Church in Four Oaks. Visitation...

QUEEN E. SIMMONS

Queen E. Simmons, 3758 Wayne Memorial Drive, died today at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

ALBERTA POPE WHITE

Alberta Pope White, 93, 2100 N. Church St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

Monday, September 12, 2011

MARGARET H. HARRELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Margaret H. Harrell, 87, Thunder Swamp community, died Sunday night at Quinn Hospice in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

WILLIAM HARRISON

William Harrison, 101, Holland Hill Drive, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BEULAH MOZINGO

Beulah Mozingo died Saturday in Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JODY LYNN SOHR

Feb. 8, 1959-Sept. 11, 2011 Jody Lynn Sohr, 52, Old Grantham Road, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday morning at her residence. She was the wife of Matthew Sohr. Mrs. Sohr attended Faith Alliance Church, and was the bookkeeper at Apache...

CONNIE C. WILLIAMS

Feb. 14, 1949-Sept. 11, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Connie Creech Williams, 62, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Connie was born in Wayne County Feb. 14, 1949. She attended Coker Memorial...

Sunday, September 11, 2011

BOBBY BENNETT

Died Sept. 8, 2011 Bobby Bennett of Adelphi, Md., died Sept. 8, 2011. Funeral arrangements are pending....

RUSSELL WAYNE DAUGHTRY

Feb. 12, 1949-Sept. 8, 2011 Russell Wayne Daughtry, 62, died Thursday at his residence. A graveside service will be held Monday at 4 p.m. at Woodland Friends Cemetery with the Rev. David Jackson officiating. The family will receive friends...

LATTIE FULTON HOUSTON

Jan. 4, 1922-Sept. 11, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Lattie Fulton Houston, 89, of Kenansville, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. A visitation will be held from 7 until 9 p.m. today, Sept. 11, 2011, at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

HARLOWE P. JURNEY

May 18, 1934-Sept. 9, 2011 Harlowe Pender Jurney, 77, passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the chapel...

DAVID H. LINCOLN JR.

May 19, 1947-Sept. 6, 2011 David H. Lincoln Jr., 64, formerly of New Kensington, Pa. passed into everlasting life on Sept. 6, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family during his departure...

LEVIE M. LOWE

TENNESSEE -- Levie M. Lowe, 86, of 6276 Mount View Road, formerly of Duplin County died this morning at the VA Medical Center in Nashville. Arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. of Warsaw....

EVELYN S. MCMILLAN

Sept. 28, 1925-Sept. 9, 2011 GREENVILLE -- Evelyn Smith McMillan, 85, of Greenville, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. A service of remembrance will be held Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange, with...

NORMAN ALVIN MILLEN

April 12, 1938-Sept. 8, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Norman Alvin Millen, 73, of Dobbersville Road, a used car dealer and body repairman, died Thursday. Funeral services will be held today, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home...

MARIE MOORE

Died Sept. 7, 2011 MAGNOLIA -- Marie Moore, 95, of 156 Graham Dobson Road, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. Home going services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church Kenansville with Pastor E.T....

SOLOMON TROY JR.

Solomon Troy Jr., 60, of Second Street, died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MELVIN "BIG BOY" TUCKER JR.

Died Sept. 6, 2011 Melvin R. "Big Boy" Tucker Jr., 40, died Tuesday. Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel, Newton Grove with the Rev. Ray Smeltzer. Burial was...

LAYLA WILLIFORD

June 3, 2008-Sept. 8, 2011 Layla Jane Williford, 3, went to be with Jesus in the arms of her parents on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at her home. A service to remember Layla will be held on Monday, Sept....

Friday, September 9, 2011

ANNA YVONNE DAVIS BATCHELOR

March 16, 1935-Sept. 8, 2011 Anna Yvonne Davis Batchelor, 76, a loving wife and mother, went home to be with her Lord and savior Thursday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Onslow County, she was the...

RUSSELL W. DAUGHTRY

Russell Wayne Daughtry, 62, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

PEARL JAMES DEVIONE

Died Sept. 7, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Pearl James Devione, 84, Pasture Branch Road, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be at Shaw Temple AME Zion Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Morrisey officiating....

GLORIA JEAN BELL HALL

Feb. 9, 1947-Sept. 7, 2011 WARSAW -- Gloria Jean Bell Hall, 204 E. Oak St., passed away Wednesday at Glencare Nursing Home in Warsaw. She was born Feb. 9, 1947, to Dorothy H. Holloman Bell and the late Harvey...

GORDON L. MCCULLEN

Oct. 14, 1919-Sept. 8, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Gordon L. McCullen Sr., 91, Westbrook Street, gently passed away early Thursday morning while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. McCullen, a World War II Army veteran, was a retired foreman...

NORMAN A. MILLEN

Norman Alvin Millen, 73, died Thursday at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall's in Mount Olive....

GREGORY NEIL NEWCOMB

March 31, 1969-Sept. 7, 2011 Gregory Neil Newcomb, 42, 1403 S. Harding St., Goldsboro, died Wednesday, Sept. 7. He was born March 31, 1969, and was the son of Linda "Patsy" Sauls Newcomb and the late Randolph Newcomb. In...

JOHN RENFROW

Died Sept. 2, 2011 John Renfrow, 95, resident of the Brian Center of Wilson, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. Service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Rocky Branch United Church of Christ, 5968 N.C. 581 in...

BESSIE W. ROBINSON

May 26, 1926-Sept. 7, 2011 Bessie Wheeler Robinson, 85, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family. Bessie was born in Wayne County May 26, 1926, to the late George Wheeler...

CLARENCE WILLIAM "BILLY" SPROUSE III

Died Sept. 7, 2011 Clarence William "Billy" Sprouse III, 51, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Gale D. Sprouse and the late Clarence William "Sarge" Sprouse Jr., and was married to Cynthia R....

TAKESHI TAMASHIRO

Takeshi Tamashiro, 79, died Monday at home. Services will be held at a later date in Hawaii. Arrangements are being handled by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES "CHIP" HERMAN WESTBROOK

Family and friends of Charles "Chip" Herman Westbrook are invited to a memorial at the home of Aunt Hilda Hill at 100 Westbrook Road Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at 4 p.m. (Pd)...

LAYLA WILLIFORD

June 3, 2008-Sept. 8, 2011 Layla Jane Williford, 3, went to be with Jesus in the arms of her parents Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at her home. Layla was born in Wayne County June 3, 2008, to Weldon W....

Thursday, September 8, 2011

DARREL MAURICE BEST

Feb. 16, 1990-Sept. 4, 2011 Darrel Maurice Best entered life Feb. 16, 1990, to proud parents Marvin and Frances Best. He entered eternal life Sept. 4, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He attended Wayne County Public Schools and Continued...

GLORIA HALL

Gloria Hall, 204 W. Oak St., died Wednesday at Glencare of Warsaw. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

JOHN W. HODGE

Nov. 23, 1947-Sept. 4, 2011 JOHNSTON COUNTY -- John William Hodge, 63, formerly of Kenly, died Sunday at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Pine Level Pentecostal Holiness Church....

ROSCOE KELLY

May 11, 1948-Sept. 6, 2011 CLINTON -- Roscoe Kelly, 63, 4427 Bradshaw Road, retired truck driver and son of the late Walter James Kelly and Helen Whitfield Kelly Jones, died Tuesday. Funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday at...

BETTY T. LANE

March 3, 1925-Sept. 7, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Betty Tederick Lane, 86, passed away early Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was a retired bookkeeper with Firestone, and was a member of Salem Advent Christian Church. Funeral...

GORDON MCCULLEN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gordon McCullen, 91, Westbrook Street, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MARIE MOORE

MAGNOLIA -- Marie Moore, 96, 236 Coolspring Road, died Wednesday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ANN MARIE NEVENNER

Died Sept. 6, 2011 Ann Marie Nevenner (nee Friederich) died Sept. 6, 2011, at the age of 83 in Goldsboro, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Leonard G. Nevenner Jr.; parents, Arthur and...

GREG NEWCOMB

Greg Newcomb, 43, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home serving the family....

PERCY G. PARKER

Died Sept. 6, 2011 WILSON -- Percy Gray Parker, 74, 1500 Hadley St., died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson. Burial will be in Fremont...

BESSIE ROBINSON

Bessie Robinson, 85, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GEORGE W. WEAVER

Sept. 5, 1933-Sept. 7, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- The Rev. George William Weaver, 78, went to his eternal reward Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, 2011. Reared in Jones Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, where his father was the founding minister, he,...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

HATTIE LEE NEWSOME BATTS

Died Sept. 4, 2011 Hattie Lee Newsome Batts, 80, 105 Littleton Place, died at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center Sunday. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Little Rock Church in Pikeville, with the Rev. David Williams...

HELEN H. BEAMON

July 18, 1939-Sept. 5, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Helen Harper Beamon went to be with her Lord and savior Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in, surrounded by her loving husband and children. The words of Proverbs...

MARTHA L. BATTS JONES

Died Sept. 3, 2011 Martha Louise Batts Jones, 62, 126 Adler Lane, died at home Saturday. Funeral will be Friday at noon at Bear Creek Association Headquarters, with moderator Michael Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park...

ALICIA RENEE (BURGE) JONES

Died Sept. 2, 2011 Alicia Renee (Burge) Jones, 30, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Akron, Ohio, she was the daughter of Kevin Burge (Stephanie) and Michelle Sharrer. Alicia was a homemaker,...

ROSCOE KELLY

CLINTON -- Roscoe Kelly, 63, died Tuesday night at Sampson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

BETTY TEDERICK LANE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Betty Tederick Lane, 86, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

THELMA GENORA NEWSOME

Died Sept. 1, 2011 STANTONSBURG -- Thelma Genora Newsome, 85, 3552 N.C. 222 East, Stantonsburg, N.C., passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at her residence. Service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. James Holy Church, 100...

PERCY PARKER

WILSON -- Percy Parker, 75, 1500 Hadley St., died Tuesday morning at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

GLADYS "INEZ" WARD ROUSE

Died Aug. 31, 2011 TUCKER, Ga. -- Gladys "Inez" Ward Rouse, 83, formerly of Fremont, died Aug. 31. Funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Joe A. Jackson officiating. Burial will...

CLARENCE WILLIAM "BILLY" SPROUSE III

March 20, 1960-Sept. 5, 2011 Clarence William "Billy" Sprouse III, 51, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Gale D. Sprouse and the late Clarence William "Sarge" Sprouse Jr., and was married to Cynthia...

GEORGE W. WEAVER

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Rev. George William Weaver, 78, died today. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

DARREL M. BEST

Darrel M. Best, 21, 1102 Deavueax St., died Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

ANDREW A HECKSTALL

. Died Aug. 25, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Andrew Jackson Heckstall, 76, 181 E. Charity Road, died Aug. 25 at home. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Rhodes Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw....

TAMATHA "TAMI" BLIZZARD HILL

Feb. 6, 1967-Sept. 4, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Tamatha "Tami" Blizzard Hill, 44, departed this walk of life Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at 7 p.m. from the...

NORWOOD WORLEY REEVES

Jan. 3, 1930-Sept. 5, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Norwood Worley "Knot" Reeves, 81, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Norwood was born in Wayne County Jan. 3, 1930, to the late Leamon Reeves and Mettie Reeves...

LOWELL WAYNE SIMS

Feb. 22, 1942-Sept. 2, 2011 COPPERAS COVE, Texas -- Retired Army Sergeant Lowell "Wayne" Sims passed away Friday, Sept. 2, at his home in Copperas Cove, Texas. He was born in Paragould, Ark., son of the late Eldon Hubert...

CLARENCE W. SPROUSE III

Clarence W. Sprouse III, 51, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ALFRED G. WHITE II

Feb. 17, 1938-Sept. 4, 2011 Alfred Gordon White II, 2053 New Hope Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born in Washing-ton, D.C., he was the son of the late Alfred Gordon White and Violet Donaldson...

Monday, September 5, 2011

HATTIE L. BATTS

Hattie L. Batts, 80, of 102 Littleton Place, Goldsboro, died Sunday night at Mount Olive Care & Rehab of Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

ERNEST BISSETTE

PIKEVILLE--Ernest "E.C." Bissette, 73, died Friday at Wake Medical Center. A service to celebrate his life will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Seymour Funeral Home. Entombment will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pikeville Cemetery....

ETHLYN C. BRASWELL

Oct. 9, 1984-Aug. 31, 2011 Ethlyn Carnette Braswell, 26, of 295 Perkins Rd., Goldsboro, was born on Oct. 9, 1984 to Sherelene and Edward Braswell in Wayne County. She quietly passed on Aug. 31, 2011. She attended Rosewood High...

TAMATHA B. HILL

PIKEVILLE--Tamatha Blizzard Hill, 44, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAMES A. KING

Sept. 26, 1931-Sept. 4, 2011 James A. "Jim" King, 79, died early Sunday morning at his home. Born in Underhill, VT, he was the son of the late Ralph G. King and Glenna Greenier King and father of the...

NORWOOD W. REEVES

PIKEVILLE--Norwood W. Reeves, 81, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LOU W. ROSSER

March 17, 1938-Sept. 3, 2011 RALEIGH--Lou Williamson Rosser of Raleigh died peacefully at home on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011 from cancer. She was the youngest of five children born to Major and Minnie Wells Williamson in Rocky Mount, N.C....

DONNIE SMITH

July 30, 1935-Sept. 3, 2011 Donald Morris "Donnie" Smith, Sr., 76, had his homegoing on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family and the presence of the Lord. Donnie was born in Wayne County...

ALFRED G. WHITE II

Feb. 17, 1938-Sept. 4, 2011 Alfred Gordon White, II died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and the family is being served by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, September 4, 2011

CAROL J. ARNOLD

Jan. 20, 1939-Sept. 2, 2011 Carol Joan Lewis Arnold, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Jackie Hill and Barbara...

LIZA MARIE AYCOCK

Jan. 15, 1939-Sept. 2, 2011 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Liza Marie Tucker Aycock, 72, passed away on Friday at Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. Graveside services will be held today, Sept. 4, at 3:30 p.m. at White Oak Cemetery...

ERNEST "E.C." BISSETTE

Died Sept. 2, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Ernest "E.C." Bissette, 73 , passed away suddenly Friday at Wake Medical Center. A service to celebrate the life of E.C. will be 7 p.m. Monday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the...

CHRISTINE A. FAISON

Oct. 28, 1944-Aug. 31, 2011 Christine Artis Faison, 66, died Wednesday at Providence Hospital in Washington D.C. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at Elm Grove Church of Christ Disciples of Christ at 2 p.m. with Mr. Bob Hartsell...

JANICE W. HANEY

Died Sept. 1, 2011 OAK HILL, Va. -- Janice Rose Whitfield Haney, 58, of Oak Hill left the loving embrace of her family to be received in the loving arms of her Heavenly Father on Thursday evening, Sept. 1,...

DENNIS M. INGRAM

July 9, 1955-Sept. 2, 2011 Dennis McCoy Ingram, 56, of S. John St., passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

MARTHA BATTS JONES

Martha Batts Jones, 62, 126 Adler Lane, Goldsboro, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements for Mrs. Jones are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARY EDITH MCPHAIL

Sept. 19, 1925-Sept. 2, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Edith McPhail, 85, died Friday afternoon at Barbour Court Rehab Center in Smithfield. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the church of her upbringing, the...

Friday, September 2, 2011

ORA MAGEE-LEE

May 7, 1950-Aug. 29, 2011 The Rev. Ora Magee-Lee was born in Drew, Miss., May 7, 1950. Ora was a longtime resident of Springfield, Mass., before moving to Goldsboro, N.C., in 1998. She resided there since. With her husband...

ETHLYN BRASWELL

Ethlyn Braswell, 295 Perkins Road, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

JANICE W. HANEY

FAIRFAX, Va. --Janice Whitfield Haney, formerly of Mount Olive, died Thursday in Reston Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

ANDREW J. HECKSTALL

ROSE HILL -- Andrew Jackson Heckstall, 76, 181 E. Charity Road, died Aug. 25 at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JESSE PARKS

July 24, 1921-Aug. 27, 2011 Mr. Jesse Parks, 303 S. Alabama Ave., passed away Saturday at his residence. He was born July 24, 1921, in Wayne County, N.C., to Galloway Parks and Ada Wooten Parks. He was educated in...

JOHNNIE FREDDIE PEARSON

Oct. 3, 1918-Aug. 29, 2911 Johnnie Freddie Pearson was born in Harrells, N.C., Oct. 3, 1918, to the late Fred and Lucinda Fennell Pearson, and departed this life Aug. 29, 2011. He was married to the late Naomi Whitehead...

RAYMOND A. WARD

Sept. 26, 1923-Sept. 1, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Raymond Allen Ward, 87, died Thursday. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Goff and Lenny Reagon officiating. Burial will be at Grace Baptist...

LUCILLE A. WARREN

April 10, 1934-Aug. 23, 2011 WILLINGBORO, N.J. -- Lucille A. Warren died Aug. 23. Funeral was held Monday at 11 a.m. at Delaware Valley Baptist Church in Willingboro. Burial was in Lakeview Memorial Park in Cinnaminson, N.J. She was...

Thursday, September 1, 2011

JAMES MORRIS DAUGHTRY

July 19, 1951-Aug. 25, 2011 FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Mr. James Morris Daughtry, 60, formerly of Newton Grove, N.C., entered into his eternal rest Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. James was born in Dunn July...

CHRISTINE ARTIS FAISON

Christine Artis Faison died Wednesday at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILBERT H. HILL

Sept. 21 1924-Aug. 31 2011 ROCKY MOUNT -- Wilbert H. Hill, 86, Lenoir County native and a former Mount Olive resident, died Wednesday, Aug. 31. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Tyndall Funeral Home in...

LUTHER J. JOHNSON

Died Aug. 28, 2011 WARSAW -- Luther J. "Luke" Johnson, 79, 274 Revelle Road, died Sunday at Kenansville Health and Rehab Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Tony Harrington...

SEBESTER JOYNER

Died Aug. 31, 2011 CLINTON -- Sebester Joyner, 83, 154 Capers Walk Lane, died Wednesday morning at Mary Gran Nursing Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Martin Cemetery...

SHIRLEY MILLER

May 7, 1954-Aug. 30, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Shirley Miller, 57, 110 N. Fort St., died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel, with visitation to follow. Born in...