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Monday, October 31, 2011

LONNIE WILKINS BELL

Oct. 22, 1922-Oct. 29, 2011 Lonnie Wilkins Bell was born to George and Amanda Bell Oct. 22, 1922. He married his first love, Virginia Keel, in June of 1948, and they had four daughters. Being an active member of...

LARRY B. GREENE SR.

July 5, 1948-Oct. 30, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Larry Benjamin Greene Sr., 63, died Sunday. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pinelawn Memorial Park, with the Rev. Gene Futrell officiating. Larry was born July 5, 1948, in...

JOE B. MASTERS

Dec. 11, 1927-Oct. 30, 2011 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. Joe Burton Masters, 83, LaGrange, entered into heaven Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Rev. Masters was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Madison County, Ky., to the late John Milton Masters and...

ALPHAS C. SMITH

Alphas C. Smith died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LAVERNE SWERBENSKI

Laverne Swerbenski, 64, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

C.E. WEEKS SR.

Aug. 8, 1924-Oct. 30, 2011 Cleaford Earl Weeks Sr., 87, passed away Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Mr. Weeks was born in Sampson County Aug. 8, 1924, to the late Jim Henry Weeks and...

Sunday, October 30, 2011

PATRICK ALLEN

Patrick Allen of Mount Olive died Saturday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

LONNIE BELL

Lonnie Willie Bell, 89, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CARRIE LEE CARR

Died Oct. 26, 2011 Carrie Lee Carr, 86, of 405 Nelson St., Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Mark FWB Church, Mount Olive. Her mortal...

CHARLOTTE GOETTSCHALT FERGUSON

Died Oct. 19, 201 MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Charlotte Goettshcalt Ferguson, 82, went to be with her Lord Oct. 19, 2011. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Daniel, and her son, Raymond. She leaves behind to cherish...

RET. TECH. SGT. GARLAND JONES

June 2, 1940-Oct. 29, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Ret. Tech. Sgt. Garland Jones, 71, of Pikeville, died Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service with full military honors will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Jones-Elks...

HAROLD JONES

Died Oct. 27, 2011 Harold Jones, 63, of the Delway Community, died Thursday in Brunswick County. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Willis Alfred presiding. Burial will follow...

BEATRICE KING

Beatrice Harlow King, 90, 49 Rosebay Lane, Clayton, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

INA B. MORRIS

March 27, 1942-Oct. 27, 2011 LaGRANGE -- Ina Ballard Morris, 69, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service of remembrance will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Ivy White officiating....

ADA MURRAY

Ada Murray of Goldsboro died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

HAZEL RUTH PLEASANT

Hazel Ruth Pleasant, of 1213 S. Andrews Ave., died at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

WILLIAM SAULS

William Sauls of Pikeville died Saturday at the VA Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

JAMES SIMMONS

Died Oct. 26, 2011 James Ray Simmons died Wednesday at Kinston Assisted Living. Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke FWB Church, LaGrange , with Pastor Joe N. Dixon officiating. Burial will follow at LaGrange Cemetery....

AARON J. "BITT" STRONG

Died Oct. 4, 2011 The funeral for Aaron Strong, 28, 200 Trappers Wood Drive, will be held Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at 1 p.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle, 427 Franklin St. in Mount Olive. The Rev. Roosevelt Herring will...

AARON "BITT" STRONG

Died Oct. 24, 2011 Aaron Jermaine "Bitt" Strong, 28, of 200 Trappers Wood Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle, 431 Franklin St., Mount Olive, with...

MARY ALICE C. SWINSON

Jan. 10, 1940-Oct. 28, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Alice C. Swinson, 71, died Friday evening, Oct. 28, 2011. Funeral services will be today at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, with the...

PASTOR VERNA BATTLE TATE

April 19, 1939-Oct. 26, 2011 Pastor Verna Battle Tate fell on sleep in the arms of her loving Lord on Oct. 26, 2011, at University Hospital in Chapel Hill. A service of remembrance will be held on Tuesday, Nov....

EULAH O. WHITE

Feb. 9, 1922-Oct. 27, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning," Psalm 30:5. Eulah White, 89, of 629 Isler St., graciously departed her life Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center....

SAMUEL WISDOM

Samuel Wisdom, 70, of Goldsboro, died Friday at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

Friday, October 28, 2011

JONAH JOSEPH BEST

March 15, 1925-Oct. 23, 2011 A new day dawned March 15, 1925, at the birth of Jonah Joseph Best to the late John David Best Sr. and Classie Broadhurst Best Hines of Wayne County. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, his...

JIMMY H. EDWARDS

June 20, 1959-Oct. 25, 2011 WAKE FOREST -- Jimmy Howard Edwards, 52, resident of Wake Forest, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at Wake Medical Center. Jimmy was born in Wayne County June 20, 1959, to the late Harvey...

GERTRUDE HALES

Nov. 2, 1920-Oct. 27, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Gertrude Hales, 90, 196 Hales Road, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be held Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at 7...

RUTH BRASWELL JONES

Feb. 12, 1923-Oct. 26, 2011 HUNGTINGTON, W.Va. -- Ruth Braswell Jones passed away at Woodlands Retirement Community, having been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease several years ago. Ruth was born Feb. 12, 1923, in Princeton, the daughter of Dr. Debro...

ALTON W. JONES

May 6, 1935-Oct. 26, 2011 Alton William Jones, 76, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Alton was born in Johnston County May 6, 1935, to the late William Jones and Carrie Capps Jones. The family...

CHARLES I. JONES

April 18, 1922-Oct. 19, 2011 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Charles I. Jones went to sing in the heavenly choir Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, having lost a battle with heart failure while at St. Mary's Medical Center at Huntington, W.Va. Known...

RETHA BOSTIC KORNEGAY

May 29, 1931-Oct. 26, 2011 Retha Bostic Kornegay, 80, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Retha was born in Stocking Head, N.C., May 29, 1931, to the late Thomas Bostic and Mattie Mae Lanier Bostic....

JAMES "KIT" NICKERSON

Died Oct. 25, 2011 WARSAW -- James "Kit" Nickerson, 70, died Tuesday at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Gregory M....

DELORES WHITFIELD ROUSE

Died Oct. 24, 2011 Delores Whitfield Rouse, 57, 902 Franklin St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. John Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor James Dunn officiating. Burial will be...

ESTHER LANGSTON SAVAGE

Died Oct. 25, 2011 BEULAVILLE -- Esther Langston Savage, 91, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. William Smith officiating. Burial will...

SCOTTY SCOTT

Died Oct. 27, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Rufus Emmitte "Scotty" Scott passed away Thursday at his home in Pikeville. Mr. Scott was a retired farmer. His love of the land and watching things grow was surpassed only by the joys...

JAMES R. SIMMONS JR.

James Ray Simmons Jr., 63, formerly of LaGrange, died Wednesday at Kinston Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

VERNA B. TATE

Pastor Verna B. Tate died Thursday at the University of North Carolina Medical Center in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

MARY J. VANNOY

Aug. 26, 1937-Oct. 26, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Mary Josephine Vannoy, 74, died Wednesday at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehab Center. Mary was born in Nicholas County, W.Va., Aug. 26, 1937, to the late Okie Red Kenney and Zellia Kenney....

EULAH WHITE

Eulah White, 89, 629 Isler St., died Thursday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

FANNIE WILSON

Fannie Wilson, formerly of 204 S. Bell St., Warsaw, died Tuesday at Herman Hospital in Texas. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....

WILLIAM THOMAS WILSON III

Oct. 27, 1985-Oct. 27, 2011 Funeral service for Mr. William Thomas Wilson III, better known as "Billy," is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at 2 p.m. at The Lord's Table Church, 1215 Parkway Drive, Goldsboro. The burial will...

Thursday, October 27, 2011

DORIS "QUEEN" CARRIE L. CARR

MOUNT OLIVE -- Carrie L. Carr, 86, 405 Nelson St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

CICERO DOBSON JR.

Died Oct. 23, 2011 MAGNOLIA -- Cicero Dobson Jr., 74, 1069 N.C. 50, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kenansville, with pastor Cornolius Moore officiating. Burial will be...

JIMMY EDWARDS

Jimmy Edwards, 52, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GERTRUDE HALES

Gertrude Hales, 90, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ALTON JONES

Alton Jones, 76, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RETHA KORNEGAY

Retha Kornegay, 80, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BEST VANN PATE

Died Oct. 26, 2011 Doris "Queen" Best Vann Pate, 80, went to be with her heavenly father Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Ellen Waller...

RAY SANDERSON

ROSE HILL -- Ray Sanderson died Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill....

LUGEAN DAVIS SLATER

Nov. 19, 1932-Oct. 24, 2011 PRINCETON -- Lugean Davis Slater, 78, Princeton, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Smithfield Manor. Born Nov. 19, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John Richard and Rushia Overman Davis. She was...

BOBBY J. SPEIGHT

OXON HILL, Md. -- Bobby J. Speight, 59, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending in Oxon Hill....

AARON STRONG

Aaron Strong, 28, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending....

MARY VANNOY

Mary Vannoy, 74, died Wednesday at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JANIE WILSON

Oct. 16, 1945-Oct. 26, 2011 CLAYTON -- Janie Wilson, 66, 14 Buckhorn Lane, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont, with the Rev. Michael Lewis officiating....

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

SANFORD H. HAM

July 30, 1935-Oct. 11, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Sanford H. Ham, 76, Mount Olive, died at his home Oct. 11, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Radford Ham and Haywood Ham, and two grandchildren. He...

RALEPH S. PARKS

Died Oct. 23, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Raleph Samuel Parks, 79, resident of Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation, died Sunday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Payne Tempale AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Earthel Anderson officiating. Burial...

JACOB RHETT RILEY

Died Oct. 23, 2011 Jacob Rhett Riley, 93, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He retired from the United States federal government as a tax investigator. Jacob was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth...

LUGEAN DAVIS SLATER

PRINCETON -- Lugean Davis Slater, 78, died Monday morning. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

WOODROW L. "SKEET" SMITH

Jan. 2, 1942-Oct. 25, 2011 WARSAW -- Woodrow Lewis "Skeet" Smith, 69, died Tuesday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Home chapel, with visitation to follow. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Devotional...

AARON J. STRONG

Aaron Jermaine Strong, 28, 200 Trappers Wood Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ARTHUR MOORING TURNER

Died Oct. 24, 2011 TARBORO -- Arthur Mooring Turner III, 76, died Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Carlisle Funeral Home, with Dr. Phillip Deitz officiating. Burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park. "Bo" was preceded in...

ELLEN MARIE SASSER JOHNSON YELVERTON

Sept. 29, 1949-Oct. 20, 2011 Mrs. Ellen Marie Sasser Johnson Yelverton was born Sept. 29, 1949, to the late Jesse Sasser "Jack" and Eula Mae Edmundson Sasser. She attended Wayne County Public Schools, as well as Barton College in...

MARY STONE YOUNG

Dec. 26, 1948-Oct. 24, 2011 PRINCETON -- Mary "Tinnie" Stone Young, 62, passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Wayne County Dec. 26, 1948, to the late William...

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

WILLIAM A. BATTS

STANTONSBURG -- Funeral service for William Arthur Batts, 65, of 260 Lindell Road, who died Saturday, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, Faro. Arrangements are being handled by Carrons...

MARY STONE

PRINCETON -- Mary Stone, 62, died Monday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, October 24, 2011

JONAH BEST

Jonah Best, 86, of 536 E. New Hope Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

JOHN W. BISHOP

Aug. 7, 1947-Oct. 22, 2011 LAGRANGE -- John Wayne Bishop, 64, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. John was born Aug. 7, 1947 in Gaston, Ala., and was preceded in death by his parents, Joe King Bishop and Sarah...

CICERO DOBSON JR.

MAGNOLIA -- Cicero Dobson Jr., 74, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

RALPH PARKS SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ralph Parks Sr. died Sunday at Mount Olive Care & Rehabilitation. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JACOB RILEY

Jacob R. Riley, 93, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, October 23, 2011

MACK ARNOLD

Died Oct. 20, 2011 Mack Arthur Arnold, 86, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at High Point Regional Hospital. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church. Interment will...

PETE BASS

Jan. 10, 1931-Oct. 22, 2011 Hubert Joe "Pete" Bass, 80, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, from 6 until 7...

JOHN J. BROOKS

Sept. 12, 1932-Oct. 20, 2011 John Jasper Brooks, 79, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends today, Oct. 23, 2011, from 1 until 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed...

JAMES MARTIN RICHTER SR.

July 20, 1942-Oct. 21, 2011 James Martin Richter Sr., 69, passed away on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church...

BESSIE E. TILLMAN

April 7, 1919-Oct. 22, 2011 Bessie "Altrue" Evans Tillman, 92, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Countryside Living in Pikeville. A service to celebrate Bessie's life will be held Tuesday, Oct. 25,...

ELLEN YELVERTON

Ellen Johnson Yelverton, 702 S. Sycamore St., Fremont, died Thursday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations....

Friday, October 21, 2011

ANNIE M. ALLEYNE

Died Oct. 14, 2011 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Annie Mae Alleyne, 78, 2912 Fremont Ave., died Oct. 14. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Holy Temple Church in Greenville. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will...

THELMA I. FARRIOR

Died Oct. 20, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Thelma Ida Farrior, 104 N. Beems St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the James Thomas Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial...

JOHN T. JERNIGAN

Oct. 31, 1943-Oct. 19, 2011 John Thomas "Tommy" Jernigan, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at Durham VA Hospital. John was born in Wayne County Oct. 31, 1943, to the late Woodrow J. Jernigan and Bessie Wheeler Jernigan...

BRIAN K. LANGSTON

Jan. 10, 1967-0ct. 18, 2011 Brian Keith Langston, 44, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marvin Wiggins officiating. Burial will be at Emmaus Baptist Church Cemetery. He was...

DOROTHY B. MARTIN

April 22, 1941-Oct. 19, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy "Priss" Blizzard Martin, 70, retired rural letter carrier with Mount Olive Post Office, native of White Flash/Blizzard's Crossroads section of Duplin County and a 1959 graduate of B.F. Grady High...

Thursday, October 20, 2011

CARL W. COOK

Jan. 20, 1946-Oct. 17, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Carl William Cook, 65, 135 Sheep Hill Road, died Monday. A memorial service will be held tonight at 7 at Nahunta Friends Church, with Franklin Lane officiating. He was born Jan. 20,...

JIMMY L. DAVIS

Died Oct. 16, 2011 BEULAVILLE -- Jimmy Lee Davis, 54, died Saturday at Lenior Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at KEMBA Headquarters in Warsaw, with the Rev. James A. Davis, officiating. Burial will be in...

ROBERT L. ENLOW

Jan. 3, 1932-Oct. 14, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert Lloyd Enlow, 79, 117 Fields Drive, died Friday, Oct. 14. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Tyndall Funeral chapel, officiated by the Rev. Chris Turner....

JOHN T. JERNIGAN

John Thomas Jernigan, 67, died Thursday at the Durham VA Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOROTHY B. MARTIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Blizzard "Priss" Martin, 70, died Wednesday. Arrangements pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

ODIS ROBINSON MCCALOP

July 11, 1930-Oct. 16, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Odis Robinson McCalop, 81, 146 County Road, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Calypso, with the Rev. Anthony Ezzell officiating. Burial will...

MARY MAGDALENE SYKES WHALEY

Oct. 2, 1927-Oct. 18, 2011 WILSON -- Mary Magdalene Sykes Whaley, 84, formerly of Crescent Garden, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. Graveside services will be conducted at Evergreen Memorial Park Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at 3:30 p.m., with the...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

HOEY BEST

MARYLAND -- Hoey Best, formerly of Wayne County, died at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Deliverance Free Will Baptist Church in Temple Hill, Md., with a wake from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Freedom Funeral of...

JUDITH C. CHAPIN

July 25, 1939-Oct. 17, 2011 Judith Chambers Chapin, 72, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Wake Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Judith was born in Springfield, Vt., July 25, 1939, to the late Arthur Chambers and...

SARAH S. KIRBY

Died Oct. 18, 2011 WILSON -- Sarah Scott Kirby, 87, a native of Belfast, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. She was a retired registered nurse at Woodard-Herring Hospital and Wilson Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her...

LOUISE B. MOORE

Died Oct. 13, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Louise B. Moore, 70, 308 Maddux Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church, with pastor David Hicks officiating. She was...

DAVID E. "GENE" TURNER

July 3, 1949-Oct. 17, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- David Eugene "Gene" Turner, 62, Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, died Monday morning, Oct. 17, at his home. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 7 p.m....

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

SADIE JEAN ADAMS

June 5, 1920-Oct. 16, 2011 Sadie Jean Adams, 91, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Sadie was the daughter of the late Saley S. and William H. Adams of Goldsboro. She retired from...

GLADYS A. MCCULLER BRAKE

Jan. 18, 1944-Oct. 13, 2011 RALEIGH -- Gladys Annette McCuller Brake, 67, 715 Glascock St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Haywood Funeral Home chapel in Raleigh, with visitation 30...

JUDITH CHAPIN

Judith Chapin, 72, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RUTH MATTHEWS KORNEGAY

Nov. 17, 1921-Oct. 16, 2011 Ruth Matthews Kornegay, 89, passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at her home. Ruth was born in Wilson County Nov. 17, 1921, to the late John Thomas Matthews and Bertie Scott Matthews. She went...

JASON J. ROSS

July 9, 1992-Oct. 15, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jason James Ross, 19, Seven Springs, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Jason graduated from Spring Creek High School in 2010, and was working with McCall's Barbecue. Jason enjoyed four wheeling,...

GENE TURNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gene Turner, Rones Chapel community, died Monday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Monday, October 17, 2011

SADIE J. ADAMS

Sadie Jean Adams, 91, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RUTH MATHEWS KORNEGAY

Ruth Mathews Kornegay died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

ODIS MCCALOP

MOUNT OLIVE -- Odis McCalop, 81, 146 County Road, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JASON ROSS

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jason Ross died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Sunday, October 16, 2011

DOUGLAS MICHAEL BAKER

Died Oct. 15, 2011 Douglas Michael Baker, 77, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the...

MARION "JUNIOR" BARNES

Oct. 9, 1947-Oct. 15, 2011 Marion "Junior" Barnes of Pikeville died Saturday. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday...

JIMMY LEE DAVIS

BEULAVILLE -- Jimmy Lee Davis, 54 of 403 South Blizzard Town Road, died Saturday at Lenior Memorial Hospital. Arrangments are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT L. ENLOW

Jan. 3, 1932-Oct. 14, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Robert Lloyd Enlow, 79, of 117 Fields Drive, died Friday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services, including military honors, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home...

EDNA B. HESTER

June 12, 1925-Oct. 13, 2011 Edna B. Hester, 86, of 408 Bayleaf Drive, was called home to join that beautiful flower garden on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 at her residence. A service of celebration will be held Monday, Oct....

KAREN REBECCA JONES

Jan. 13, 1990-Oct. 13, 2011 Karen Rebecca Jones, 21, passed away Thursday. A celebration of Karen's life will be held today at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Born in Allentown, Pa., she was the daughter...

RENE NUNCIO LUJANO

Jan. 8, 1997-Oct. 12, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Rene Nuncio Lujano, 14, died Wednesday night in a motor vehicle collision. He is survived by his parents, Juan Nuncio Coronado and Maria Lujano Coronado of the home. Visitation will be...

LOUISE MOORE

PIKEVILLE -- Louise Moore, 70, of 308 Maddux Drive, Pikeville, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplet with Albritton-Carraway Funeral Home....

SALLIE HARDY SMITH

Died Oct. 15, 2011 DUDLEY -- Sallie Hardy Smith, 84, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Smith will be at 3 p.m. Monday by the graveside at...

VIOLA CATHERINE FLEMING UZZELL

July 8, 1949-Oct. 13, 2011 Viola Catherine "Jim" Fleming Uzzell, 62, departed this life "walking up the King's highway," on Oct. 13, 2011, at 6:15 p.m. in Durham. The wake will be held Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, from 6...

Friday, October 14, 2011

HOEY BEST

MARYLAND -- Hoey Best, 75, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at his home. He was the son of Bryant and Addie Best. Arrangements are incomplete at Freedom Funeral Home in Temple Hill, Md....

BEULAH MAE COLEY

April 28, 1931-Oct. 10, 2011 Beulah Mae Coley was born April 28, 1931 in Wayne County. She entered into eternal rest on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Mary Lois McCarter and James Cobb....

WILLIE COX

Willie Cox, 55, of 1210 S. Andrews Ave., died Wednes-day morning at his home. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Original Tabernacle of Prayer for All People, with Apostle Lawrence Bogier officiating. Burial will...

SANFORD HAM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Sanford H. Ham, 76, of 255-C Hopewell Lane, died Tuesday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete aat Hope Valley Funeral Service and Cremations of Clinton....

GERALDINE HINNANT

KENLY -- Geraldine Hinnant, 75, of 989 Piney Grove Church Road, died Tuesday. Funeral service will be today at 3 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kenly Cemetery....

SAMUEL LOFTON JR.

A memorial service for Samuel Lofton Jr. will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., Goldsboro, with Pastor Connie Best Jr. officiating. Mr. Lofton will be inurned at Wayne Memorial Park North,...

VIOLA F. UZZELL

Viola Catherine Fleming Uzzell, 62, died Thursday in Durham. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St....

Thursday, October 13, 2011

WILLIE COX

Willie Cox, 55, of 1210 S. Andrews Ave., died Wednesday morning at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EDNA HESTER

Edna Hester, 68, 408 Bayleaf Drive, died this morning at her residence. Services for Mrs. Hester have been entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St....

SAMUEL LOFTON JR.

Died Oct. 11, 2011 Samuel Lofton Jr., 74, of 146 Greenfield Cemetery Road, Seven Springs, died Tuesday at Cape Fear Medical Center, Fayetteville. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S....

ELSIE MAE SPELLMAN

LAGRANGE -- Elsie Mae Spellman, 92, of 103 Spring Hill St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Matthew's Church in LaGrange, Dr. Claude Sawyer officiating. She will...

R. LLOYD WARREN

May 16, 1937-Oct. 12, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ralph Lloyd Warren Sr., 74, of Crest Drive, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

MARGARET "PEG" BRADY

Died Oct. 9, 2011 Margaret "Peg" Brady, 80, died Sunday evening, Oct. 9, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends to celebrate her life, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Howell Funeral...

SALLIE D. COOR

Nov. 12, 1931-Oct. 11, 2011 Sallie Davenport Coor, 79, went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Sallie was born in Wayne County on Nov. 12, 1931, to the late Stephen M....

ABBIE L. JACKSON

April 7, 1924-Oct. 11, 2011 CALYPSO -- Abbie Mae Lambert Jackson passed away early Tuesday at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of the late Willie and Annie Bell Turner Batson of Calypso. A lifetime...

DALE LEE JOHNSON

Died Oct. 9, 2011 Dale Lee Johnson, 58, died Sunday morning, Oct. 9, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Homegoing services will be held Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at 7 p.m. at Victory Faith Center, 805 Highway 13 South in...

THADDEUS ETHRIDGE LANGSTON

Aug. 31, 1953 - Oct. 1, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Thaddeus Ethridge Langston, formerly of Wayne County and age 58, lovingly known...

SAMUEL LOFTON JR.

Samuel Lofton Jr., 74, formerly of Seven Springs, died Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville. Arrangements are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MAE BREWINGTON MARKS

Died Oct. 8, 2011 GREENSBORO -- Mrs. Mae Brewington Marks died on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 215 Sleepy Creek Road, Dudley,...

VIRON E. MINCHEW

The Rev. Viron Earl Minchew, 88, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Liberty Commons. He was born in Wayne County on Oct. 14, 1922, to the late Hilery Marshall and Sally Mae Whaley Minchew. Surviving family members are daughters,...

DOUG MORSE

Nov. 20, 1934-Oct. 11, 2011 Surrounded by his family at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Frank Douglas Morse, 76, joined his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Doug was born in Wayne County on Nov....

ISABELLE L. PERKINS

June 12, 1933-Oct. 9, 2011 Isabelle L. Perkins, 78, formerly of 204 Brewington Drive, Dudley, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011. She was born to Bertha Mae and Remmie Lofton, June 12, 1933. She was reared in Seven Springs, along...

ELSIE MAE SPELLMAN

LAGRANGE -- Elsie Mae Spellman, 92 of 103 Spring Hill St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home....

DELL S. WIGGINS

Sept. 26, 1929-Oct. 10, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Dell Suggs Wiggins, 82, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family. Dell was born Sept. 26, 1929 in Greene County to the late Harry and Maude...

LINDA T. WOODS

SELMA -- Linda Faye Tyndall Woods, 52, of 800 Lizzie St., Selma, died Monday at her residence. She is survived by her husband, John "Big Daddy" Woods of the home and three children. Visitation will be tonight from 6-8...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

CHARLES R. BINKLEY

Feb. 8, 1943-Oct. 8, 2011 KENLY -- Charles Raymond "Butch" Binkley, 68, passed away Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Montgomery County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Emanuel and Ida Haley Binkley Williams, and...

MARGARET "PEG" BRADY

Margaret "Peg" Brady, 80, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born March 14, 1931, to the late Andrew and Ruth Aubrey Underwood. She is survived by her husband, John R. Brady, and six children. The family...

BEULAH MAE COLEY

Beulah Mae Coley, 80, of 1384 Old Mount Olive Highway, Dudley, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

LORI ANN CRAWFORD

Nov. 24, 1962 -- Oct. 4, 2011 Lori Ann Crawford, 48, of Goldsboro, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 at her home. Born Nov. 24, 1962, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Crawford. She is...

JOHN W. DAVIS

BEULAVILLE -- John Willard Davis, 73, of 132 Oxford Court, died Friday at Duplin General Hospital. He is survived by his children. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. from the Rhodes Funeral Home Chapel...

JOHN HINTON JR.

Lt. Col. (Retired) John M. Hinton Jr., 81, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at New Bern National Cemetery in New Bern, N.C. In lieu of...

ABBIE M. JACKSON

CALYPSO -- Abbie Mae Lambert Jackson died early today. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

INEZ G. JOHNSON

July 22, 1920-Oct. 9, 2011 Inez Grady Johnson, 91, left this earth to join her heavenly Father Oct. 9, 2011. Mrs. Johnson was born July 22, 1920, in Wayne County to the late Walter Graham and Berchie Sauls Grady....

THADDEUS ETHRIDGE LANGSTON

Aug. 31, 1953 - Oct. 1, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Thaddeus Ethridge Langston, formerly of Wayne County and age 58, lovingly known...

RUBY SILER

Ruby Siler, 79, of 505 Hamilton Drive, passed away peacefully Sunday in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Her life and service to God and mankind will be celebrated on Thursday at 12 noon at the St. Andrews Episcopal Church...

DELL S. WIGGINS

LAGRANGE -- Dell Suggs Wiggins of LaGrange, died Monday evening at her home. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

LEVY WILLIAMS JR.

ROSE HILL -- Levy Williams Jr., 59, died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. He is survived by his wife, Josephine Smith Williams, two sons and one daughter. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church,...

Monday, October 10, 2011

MARGARET BRADY

Margaret Brady, 80, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

DALE LEE JOHNSON

Dale Lee Johnson, 58, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

GRACIE D. MORRISEY

WARSAW -- Gracie Deloris Morrisey, 68, of 542 Revelle Road, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of Mildred Waters Morrisey and the late Vernie Smith. Funeral service will be held Tuesday...

ISABELLE L. PERKINS

Isabelle L. Perkins, 78, formerly of 204 Brewington Drive, Dudley, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro....

RUBY SILER

Ruby Siler, 79, of 505 Hamilton Drive, died Sunday in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

Sunday, October 9, 2011

DONALD RAY BEST SR.

July 20, 1930-Oct. 6, 2011 WARSAW -- Donald Ray Best Sr., 81, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Duplin General Hospital. Mr. Best was born July 20, 1930, in Sampson County to the late R.R. and Bettie Aman...

CHARLES R. BINKLEY

KENLY--Charles Raymond "Butch" Binkley, 68, died Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CLAUDIA W. CARPENTER

May 14, 1933-Oct. 6, 2011 ABERDEEN--Claudia Williams Carpenter, 78, died Thursday at FirstHealth. The daughter of the late Claude Washington Williams and Annie Mae Bullard Williams, Claudia was born in Cheraw, S.C. on May 14, 1933. She is survived...

JOHN WILLARD DAVIS

BEAULAVILLE -- John Willard Davis, 73, of 132 Oxford Ct. died Friday morning at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home Inc. of Warsaw....

FLOYD HILL

Jan. 6, 1927-Oct. 4, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Floyd Hill, 84, lovingly known by his family and friends as "L.K.," of 1102 Maple...

JOHN M. HINTON JR.

Aug. 28, 1930-Oct. 5, 2011 Lt. Colonel (Retired) John M. Hinton, Jr., 81, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Bern National Cemetery in New Bern. There will...

LOIS R. HOWELL

Feb. 26, 1922-Oct. 7, 2011 Lois Rogers Howell, 89, a resident of The Pines, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Lois was born in Wayne County on Feb. 26, 1922 to the late...

THOMAS D. LANG

Thomas D. "Lightskin" Lang, 60, of Simon Bright Apartments, Kinston, died on Oct. 4, 2011 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Greater Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. John Flowers...

DOROTHY L. MCKEMIE

May 22, 1926-Oct. 8, 2011 Dorothy Louise Lassiter McKemie, 85, passed away early Saturday morning, October 8, 2011 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Dorothy was born in Edgecombe County on May 22, 1926. She will be remembered as a loving...

AUSTIN MONK

Aug. 12, 1989-Oct. 5, 2011 U.S. Army Specialist Austin Hunter Monk, 22, died Oct. 5, 2011. Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at the Division Chapel, Fort Bragg, N.C. with full military honors. Viewing will be held...

ELBRAGE RENFROW

Elbrage Renfrow, 92, of Hwy. 222 W., Kenly, died Oct. 6 at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly. Visitation will be from 1:30-3 p.m. Burial will follow the funeral...

Friday, October 7, 2011

WILLIAM ALEXANDER

LAGRANGE -- William Alexander, 72, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

RICHARD FLANAGAN SR.

Sept. 1, 1952-Oct. 5, 2011 Richard Flanagan Sr. was born Sept. 1, 1952, to the late Jasper Flanagan Sr. and Mattie Coley Flanagan. His earthly life was departed Oct. 5, 2011, at Kitty Askins. Richard leaves behind to cherish...

BILLY RAY GARNER

Died Oct. 3, 2011 BEULAVILLE -- Billy Ray Garner, 70, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Carolina East Home Care and Hospice Center in Kenansville. Funeral service was Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at 7 p.m., followed by visitation at...

JOSEPHINE "JO" BLANTON HORRELL

April 3, 1923-Oct. 4, 2011 OHIO -- Josephine "Jo" Blanton Horrell, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Oct. 4, 2011, at Concord Care Center of Cortland in Ohio. She was born April 3, 1923, to the parents of Bradley T....

LOIS ROGERS HOWELL

Feb. 26, 1922-Oct. 7, 2011 Lois Rogers Howell, 89, resident of the Pines, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Lois was born in Wayne County Feb. 26, 1922, to the late David John Rogers...

RICKEY ALLEN OFFIELD

Nov. 6, 1970-Oct. 5, 2011 Ricky Allen Offield, 40, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. Ricky was born in Carter County, Tenn., Nov. 6, 1970. He worked as a marketing manager with Loves Trucking...

ELIZABETH ANNE PINDEL

March 25, 1970-Oct. 4, 2011 Elizabeth Anne Diaz Pindel unexpectedly went home Tuesday, Oct., 4, 2011, to be with Jesus and other loved ones in heaven. Elizabeth was born in New York March 25, 1970, to Ricardo V. Diaz...

BERNICE SANDERS

Oct. 5, 1932-Oct. 4, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) DUDLEY -- Ms. Bernice Sanders, 78, 144 Boseman Lane, Dudley, graciously departed her life Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Wayne...

DORIS ADKINS WILLIAMSON TAYLOR

Oct. 13, 1921-Oct. 6, 2011 LILLINGTON -- Doris Adkins Williamson Taylor, 89, Lillington, formerly of Selma, passed away Oct. 6, 2011. Born in Cumberland County Oct. 13, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Authur and Mamie Barefoot...

Thursday, October 6, 2011

MOSE D. BEDDINGFIELD

Nov. 5, 1935-Oct. 5, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Mose David "Dave" Beddingfield, 75, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. He was born...

FANNIE LOU BEST

Dec. 10, 1948-Oct. 5, 2011 FAISON -- Fannie Lou Taylor Best, 62, 1570 Friendship Church Road, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Best is survived by her mother, Fannie Gautier Taylor of the home; a son...

SALLIE MAE STALLINGS BROWN

April 6, 1928-Oct. 4, 2011 Sallie Mae passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at the Brian Center of Goldsboro surrounded by a host of dedicated, loving caregivers and her son at the age of 83. The daughter of John Ernest...

CLEVELAND DUNN SR.

Died Oct. 1, 2011 NEW YORK -- Cleveland Dunn Sr., 74, formerly of Rose Hill, died Saturday at Albert Einstein Hospital, Bronx, N.Y. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 11...

RICHARD FLANAGAN

Richard Flanagan, 59, 404 Stronach Ave., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

IDA T. HINSON

Jan. 28, 1924-Oct. 4, 2011 Ida Turner Byrd Hinson, 87, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wayne County to the late Claude L. and Mattie Lamb Turner, and was married to the late...

MILLER JOHNSON SR.

Sept. 15, 1933-Sept. 30, 2011 Miller Johnson Sr., 78, 205 Herbert St., was born Sept. 15, 1933, to Roscoe and Bertha Johnson of Wayne County. He departed this earthly home Sept. 30, 2011. Miller worked for, and retired from,...

THOMAS E. LANG

KINSTON -- Thomas Earl "Spook" Lang died Tuesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Albritton-Carraway Funeral Home in Kinston....

GRACIE MORRISEY

WARSAW -- Gracie Morrisey, 68, 542 Revelle Road, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

SAMUEL D. SUTTON SR.

April 1, 1928-Oct. 3, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) DUDLEY -- Mr. Samuel D. Sutton Sr., 83, lovingly known by his family and friends...

ORA J. TRUZY

Died Oct. 2, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ora Jean Truzy, 63, 805 S. Center St., died Sunday at Pravilion Care in Philadelphia, Pa. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at St. James Disciple Church of Christ, with Dr. Jospeh...

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

CHARLES E. BEST

Died Oct. 1, 2011 Charles E. Best, 64, 402 S. William St., died Saturday morning at home. Funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the James "Tommy" Haskins Memorial Chapel at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro. Burial...

LONNIE G. BLACKBURN

MAGNOLIA -- Lonnie Gordon Blackburn, 90, died Tuesday at Mary Gran Nursing Home in Clinton. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

SALLIE BROWN

Sallie Brown, 83, died Tuesday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILTON CARR CASTEEN

Feb. 14, 1927-Oct. 3, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Wilton Carr Casteen, 84, Kenansville died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at his residence. He was born Feb. 14, 1927, in Duplin County, son of the late Samuel Wright and Beulah Teachey Casteen....

JAMES C. HERRING

July 11, 1949-Oct. 3, 2011 James Charles "J.C." Herring, 62, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. James was born in Lenoir County July 11, 1949, to the late James Henry Herring and Ellen Udell...

JAMES EDWARD "REX" HOWARD SR.

July 22, 1924-Oct. 3, 2011 DEEP RUN -- James Edward "Rex" Howard Sr., 87, affectionately known by many as "Monkey Wrench," 4712 Mark N. Smith Road, went home to be with the Lord Oct. 3, 2011. A native of...

THADDEUS E. LANGSTON

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Thaddeus Erthridge Langston, 58, 4921 Seminary Road, formerly of Wayne County, died Saturday at Capital Caring Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

AUSTIN MONK

Austin Monk, 22, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BERNICE SANDERS

DUDLEY -- Bernice Sanders, 79, 144 Boseman Lane, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

BOBBY G. EDWARDS

Died Oct. 1, 2011 KENLY -- Bobby Gray Edwards, 77, 12144 N.C. 42 East, died Saturday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Moore's Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be...

WILLIAM H. "BILLY" ELLIS

May 11, 1927-Oct. 2, 2011 POULSBO, Wash. -- William H. "Billy" Eliis, 84, member of a prominent Goldsboro family, died Sunday at home. Mr. Ellis was born May 11, 1927, to the late Virginia Earp Eliis and John Brantley...

FRIEDA PLETSCH GRIFFITH

May 1, 1924-Oct. 1, 2011 Frieda Pletsch Griffith, 87, passed away Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Neustadt, Germany, she was the daughter of Emil and Frieda Kramer Pletsch, and the wife of the late Willard Griffith....

JAMES C. HERRING

James C. Herring, 62, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FLOYD L.K. HILL

Floyd L.K. Hill, 84, 1102 Maple St., died today at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

IDA T. HINSON

Ida Taylor Byrd Hinson, 87, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MILLER JOHNSON

Miller Johnson, 78, 205 Herbert St., died Friday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home & Cremations Inc....

DOROTHY M. LANGSTON

Nov. 4, 1932-Oct. 3, 2011 Dorothy Mozingo Langston, 78, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Dorothy was born in Lenoir County Nov. 4, 1932, to the late Willie Mozingo and Pauline Carter Mozingo. Funeral...

JANE K. MANDEVILLE

March 18, 1941-Oct. 2, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Jane Matthew Kornegay Mandeville, 70, went to be with her Lord Sunday evening at her home surrounded by her family. Jane was born in Duplin County March 18, 1941, to the late...

VIOLET T. METZ

April 2, 1924-Oct. 2, 2011 Violet Taylor Metz, 87, died Sunday at Hospice Home of High Point. She was born in Wayne County to the late Floyd L. Sr. and Flora Alexander Taylor, and was married to the late...

BARBARA T. RIDDLE

Nov. 6, 1936-Oct. 2, 2011 Barbara Taylor Riddle, 611 Deer Acres Drive, following a valiant battle with cancer and other health challenges, surrounded by the family she cherished, laid down her earthly life, and was gathered into the arms...

RACHEL SCOTT

Died Oct. 1, 2011 KENLY -- Rachel Scott, 92, 5095 N.C. 581 North, died Saturday. Funeral was Monday at 1 p.m. at Kenly Original Free Will Baptist Church. Burial was Monday in Kenly Cemetery. Arrangements are by Minshew-Coley Funeral...

SAMUEL D. SUTTON SR.

DUDLEY -- Samuel D. Sutton Sr., 83, 103 N. Lincoln Drive, died Monday at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist of Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

FRANCES J. TAYLOR

Oct. 14, 1924-Oct. 3, 2011 Frances Johnson Taylor, 86, went to be with her Lord Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Frances was born in Wayne County Oct. 14, 1924, to the...

Monday, October 3, 2011

OPHELIA BISSETTE AYCOCK

Jan. 17, 1924-Oct. 2, 2011 NAHUNTA -- Ophelia Bissette Aycock, 87, Nahunta, left this earth to join her heavenly father Oct. 2, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Aycock was born Jan. 17, 1924, in Wayne County to...

RALPH L. DURHAM

Died Oct. 1, 2011 SELMA -- The Rev. Ralph Leon Durham, 86, died Saturday. A graveside service was held today at 11 a.m. at Kenly Cemetery. He was married to the late Beulah Aycock Durham. He is survived by...

FRIEDA P. GRIFFITH

Frieda Pletsch Griffith, 87, died Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

DOROTHY LANGSTON

Dorothy Langston, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JANE MANDEVILLE

PIKEVILLE -- Jane Mandeville, 70, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VIOLET METZ

HIGH POINT -- Violet Metz, 87, died Sunday night at Hospice Home of High Point. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

BARBARA T. RIDDLE

Barbara Taylor Riddle, 74, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

MOZELLE FITZGERALD SCOTT

April 20, 1919-Oct. 1, 2011 KENLY -- Mozelle Fitzgerald Scott, 92, died Saturday. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Kenly Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery. She was born in Micro April 20,...

FRANCES J. TAYLOR

Frances Johnson Taylor, 86, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ORA J. TRUZY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ora Jean Truzy, 63, 805 S. Center St., died Sunday at Pravilion Care Nursing Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GILBERT DAVID WARREN

Dec. 2, 1951-Oct. 2, 2011 Gilbert David Warren, 59, passed away Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Manchester, Conn., he was the son of the late David and Beverly Conner Warren, and husband of In Tok...

Sunday, October 2, 2011

CHARLES R. BEST

Charles R. Best, 64, of 402 S. Williams St., died Saturday morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home Goldsboro....

DR. CORA AYCOCK BREWINGTON

Feb. 12, 1917-Sept. 26, 2011 FAISON -- Dr. Cora Aycock Brewington, 94, of 1326 Warren Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Home going services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly Headquarters Building,...

CHARDIQUAQ J. CARBET

ROSE HILL -- Chardiquaq J. Carney, 17, died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Wallace. Burial will be at Duplin Memorial Gardens, Teachey. Services by...

JOAN SUE DAVIS

Jan. 13, 1946-Sept. 29, 2011 Joan Sue Davis, 65 of Goldsboro, died Sept. 29, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A memorial service will be held at the Wayne County Wild Life Club on Wayne Memorial Drive North on...

JAMES LEE HILL

Died Sept. 29, 2011 James Lee Hill, 66, of 111 Mallie Drive, Pikeville, departed this life Thursday as peacefully as a summer breeze at the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hill's funeral will be Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m....

MILLER JOHNSON

Miller Johnson, 77, of 205 Herbert St., died Friday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home Ministries and Florist....

VALLIE KEARSE

Died Sept. 27, 2011 We sorrowfully regret to inform you that Vallie Kearse entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. The last religious rites for Mrs. Kearse will be held Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at New Hope...

CHIN MARTIN

Jan. 31, 1931-Sept. 28, 2011 Chin Martin, 80, of Central Heights Road passed away Wednesday at home. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Mrs. Martin was born...

MARY LOUISE STROUD

June 15, 1936-Sept. 30, 2011 KINSTON -- Mary Louise "Tootsie" Stroud, 75, of Kinston, died Friday. A service of remembrance will be held today at 4 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Rod Dorn officiating. Interment will...