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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...