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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

BRENT W. AUMEN

Nov. 29, 1957-Nov. 26, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Brent William Aumen, 53, died Saturday at home. A private service will be held. He was born in Dade County, Fla., Nov. 29, 1957, to the late Richard and Mildred Carnes Aumen....

DONALD RAY BLACKBURN

Died Nov. 28, 2011 WARSAW -- Donald Ray Blackburn, 61, passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Blackburn is survived by his wife, Diane Carter Blackburn of the home; sons, Carter Batts of the home...

KATHY ANN BRIDGERS

Feb. 26, 1956-Nov. 21, 2011 Kathy Ann Bridgers was born Feb. 23, 1956, in Beaufort County to John and Erma Bridgers. She departed this life Nov. 21, 2011, at 3:45 p.m. at her childhood home. Kathy received her early...

CHARLES N. COX

Charles Nathaniel Cox, 416 Old N.C. 111 South, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

DONNIE L. FANN

Sept. 16, 1924-Nov. 29, 2011 Donnie Lee Fann, 87, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Donnie was born in Johnston County Sept. 16, 1924, to the late Arthur C. Lee...

AGNES A. MOORE HARRIS

Aug. 11, 1962-Nov. 29, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Agnes Ann Moore Harris, 49, died Tuesday at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Pin Hook Cemetery in Teachey. She was...

LEA ANGELITA FOSTER THORNTON HUBBARD

May 2, 1959-Nov. 29, 2011 Lea Angelita Foster Thornton Hubbard, 52, passed away peacefully Nov. 29, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital from complications of multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born...

JAMES E. JAMISON

James Eric Jamison, 79, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LINDA FAYE JONES

Jan. 23, 1945- Nov. 28, 2011 Linda Faye Jones, Patetown community, passed away Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Howell...

WENDELL D. MAGOON

Wendell D. Magoon, 81, died this morning at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JUANITA KENAN SHARPLESS

Died Nov. 27, 2011 CHINQUAPIN -- Juanita Kenan Sharpless, 87, died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Chinquapin Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Richard Batts officiating. Burial will...

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

MARIAN D. STEWARD-PUGH

Marian Denise Steward-Pugh, 59, 113 Patetown Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BRENT W. AUMEN

Nov. 26, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Brent William Aumen, 53, died Saturday at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

DONALD RAY BLACKBURN

WARSAW -- Donald Ray Blackburn, 61, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ETHEL R. EPPS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ethel R. Epps, 94 died today at Kornegay Health and Rehabilitation, Warsaw. Funeral arrangments are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DONNIE LEE FANN

Donnie Lee Fann, 87, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBBIE K. VAN HOY

Feb. 10, 1941-Nov. 28, 2011 Robbie Kay Van Hoy, 70, died Monday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held at Ashley Heights Baptist Church Cemetery in Aberdeen. She was born Feb. 10,...

LINDA FAYE JONES

Nov. 28, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Linda Faye Jones, 66, of Lancaster Road died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

CURTIS LEE SWANN

LAGRANGE -- Curtis Lee Swann died Nov. 27 at his home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer M.B. Church. Burial will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Mr. Swann is survived by his wife, Carolyn...

Monday, November 28, 2011

FRANCES E. COLEY

Frances E. Coley, 316 Fedelon Trail, died Sunday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIAM C. GRIMES JR.

PRINCETON -- William Charles Grimes Jr., 68, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born April 14, 1943 and was the son of the late William Charles Grimes Sr. and Sudie Barnhill. A memorial service will be conducted...

SHARON HOBBS

Minister Sharon Hobbs, 41, of 841 Outlaw Road, Dudley, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

MILDRED LUCILLE JUSTICE TAYLOR

June 5, 1920-Nov. 27, 2011 APEX -- Mildred Lucille Justice Taylor, 91, formerly of Goldsboro, peacefully went to be with her heavenly father Sunday, Nov. 27. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of...

Sunday, November 27, 2011

RICKY AMONS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ricky Ammons, 47, of 186 Willie Best Road, died Saturday at Windham Hall. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

BISHOP LEAMON DUDLEY SR.

May 13, 1927-Nov. 23, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Bishop Leamon Dudley Sr., 84, lovingly known by his family, church members and friends as...

ESSIE FORD

Essie Ford, of 205 Workman St., died Friday evening at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Inc....

LUISA MASBAD HAMILTON

Aug. 19, 1942-Nov. 25, 2011 Luisa Masbad Hamilton, 69, of Dudley died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a valiant battle with ovarian cancer. A funeral Mass will be held Monday evening at 7 at St. Mary's Roman...

JOAN JENETTE

Jan. 1, 1935-Nov. 25, 2011 CALYPSO -- Joan Grubbs Jennette, 76, died Friday, Nov. 25, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services for Ms. Jennette will be held on Monday, Nov. 28, at 11 in the morning at Tyndall Funeral...

DURWOOD JOHNSON MURRAY

Sept. 27, 1918-Nov. 24, 2011 Durwood "D.J." Johnson Murray, 93, passed away on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 24, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will receive friends today, Nov. 27, 2011, from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. at Seymour...

DAVID N. NICHOLS

Oct. 17, 1939-Nov. 26, 2011 David Newton Nichols, a native of Parrish, Ala. passed away Saturday after a valiant battle with cancer. Memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home with visitation to follow....

CLEO BARWICK THORNTON

Died Nov. 25, 2011 BURLINGTON -- Mrs. Cleo Barwick Thornton, 86, died at the Hospice Home on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at 8:20 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Graham today,...

Friday, November 25, 2011

TERRY BLOUNT

RALEIGH -- Terry Blount, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

WALTER CREER

Walter Creer died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

LUISA M. HAMILTON

Luisa Hamilton, 69, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

D.J. MURRAY

D.J. Murray, 93, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PEGGIE ROUSE

Nov. 7, 1930-Nov. 24, 2011 Peggie Rouse died at the age of 81 Thanksgiving day after a long illness. She passed away at her home, 3102 Cashwell Drive, Unit 1, Goldsboro. She leaves a large circle of dear friends...

Thursday, November 24, 2011

MARGARET R. BENSON

Died Nov. 22, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Margaret Ruth Benson, 88, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel, with visitation following. A graveside service will be Saturday at...

KATHY ANN BRIDGERS

Feb. 23, 1956-Nov. 21, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kathy Ann Bridgers, 55, departed her earthly life at her childhood home Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. Kathy is survived by her parents, John and Erma Bridgers; her brother, bishop Keith Bridgers;...

MARQUIS LAMONT EZZELL

Died Nov. 18, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Marquis LaMont Ezzell, 27, 414 Franklin St., departed this life and entered into eternal rest Friday. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the Rev. Anthony and Gloria Barfield Ezzell....

MICHAEL C. JONES

Died Nov. 21, 2011 HIGH POINT -- Michael Christopher Jones, 37, 1800 Stoneybrook Drive, formerly of Warsaw, died Monday at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Mount Zion Holiness Church in Warsaw. Burial will...

JOHN FRANKLIN KATES

Died Nov. 21, 2011 Mr. John Franklin Kates, 926-B Fairview Circle, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 p.m. at New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St.,...

RUTH W. MERRITT

March 18, 1929-Nov. 23, 2011 Margaret Ruth Wilson Merritt, 82, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Ruth was born in Johnson County, Tenn., March 18, 1929, to the late John...

EMMA HAMILTON REID

Died Nov. 19, 2011 DUDLEY -- Evangelist Emma Hamilton Reid, 71, 138 Southern Plaza, Dudley, departed the life Saturday at the Brian Center. A triumphant homegoing service to celebrate her life and service, God and humanity, will be held...

MARGARET R. BENSON

Died Nov. 22, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Margaret Ruth Benson, 88, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel, with visitation following. A graveside service will be Saturday at...

KATHY ANN BRIDGERS

Feb. 23, 1956-Nov. 21, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kathy Ann Bridgers, 55, departed her earthly life at her childhood home Monday, Nov. 21, 2011. Kathy is survived by her parents, John and Erma Bridgers; her brother, bishop Keith Bridgers;...

MARQUIS LAMONT EZZELL

Died Nov. 18, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Marquis LaMont Ezzell, 27, 414 Franklin St., departed this life and entered into eternal rest Friday. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the Rev. Anthony and Gloria Barfield Ezzell....

MICHAEL C. JONES

Died Nov. 21, 2011 HIGH POINT -- Michael Christopher Jones, 37, 1800 Stoneybrook Drive, formerly of Warsaw, died Monday at High Point Regional Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Mount Zion Holiness Church in Warsaw. Burial will...

JOHN FRANKLIN KATES

Died Nov. 21, 2011 Mr. John Franklin Kates, 926-B Fairview Circle, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 p.m. at New St. John AME Church, 1307 S. Slocumb St.,...

RUTH W. MERRITT

March 18, 1929-Nov. 23, 2011 Margaret Ruth Wilson Merritt, 82, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Ruth was born in Johnson County, Tenn., March 18, 1929, to the late John...

EMMA HAMILTON REID

Died Nov. 19, 2011 DUDLEY -- Evangelist Emma Hamilton Reid, 71, 138 Southern Plaza, Dudley, departed the life Saturday at the Brian Center. A triumphant homegoing service to celebrate her life and service, God and humanity, will be held...

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

ANTHONY BALDWIN

Nov. 16, 1960-Nov. 19, 2011 Anthony Baldwin was born Nov. 16, 1960, to the late Lois and Joseph Baldwin in Wayne County. He departed this earthly life Nov. 19, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He attended Wayne County Schools,...

MARGARET BENSON

KENANSVILLE -- Margaret Benson died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ELIZABETH L. BRINSON

Died Nov. 19, 2011 WARSAW -- Elizabeth Lois Brinson, 63, 466 John Rich Road, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Rainbow Baptist Church, with the Rev. Terry Paige officiating. Burial will...

CARRIE P. CARRAWAY

March 17, 1929-Nov. 22, 2011 Carrie Pike Carraway, 82, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at the Brian Center. Carrie was born in Edgecombe County March 17, 1929, to the late Leslie Moye and Esther Baldree Moye. She worked...

DELORIS JEAN HANSEN CHAPPELL

June 17, 1932-Nov. 21, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Deloris Jean Hansen Chappell, 79, Mount Olive, died Monday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Ida Grove, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Johanes and Adelia Marie...

FRANK LEVION DANIELS JR.

Nov. 10, 1944-Nov. 20, 2011 Frank Levion Daniels Jr., 67, 107 Dogwood Court, departed his earthly life peacefully after a lengthy illness Nov. 20, 2011, at his home. He was born in Wayne County Nov. 10, 1944, to the...

LEAMON DUDLEY

Bishop Leamon Dudley, 103 N. Virginia St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

BETTY A. HOLLAMON

May 16, 1931-Nov. 22, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Betty Aileen Hartley Womble Hollamon, 80, LaGrange, passed away Tuesday at her residence. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Lettie Turnage Hartley. She retired from...

MILDRED STRICKLAND SASSER

Dec. 19, 1922-Nov. 21, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Mildred Strickland Sasser, 88, died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral was at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma, with the Rev. Rose Hicks officiating....

MICHAEL JAMES YELVERTON

Jan. 19, 1980-Nov. 21, 2011 FREMONT -- Michael James Yelverton, 31, Fremont, died Monday. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Joyners Funeral Home. The Rev. Rani Woodrow will officiate. A graveside service will be held at...

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

CARRIE CARRAWAY

Carrie Carraway, 82, died Tuesday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DELORIS J. HANSEN CHAPPELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Deloris Jean Hansen Chappell, 79, died Monday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

EDDIE COX

Nov. 12, 1927-Nov. 21, 2011 KINSTON -- Edgar Lee "Eddie" Cox, 84, died Monday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Northwest Christian Church, with the Rev. Amos Sykes and the Rev. Gerald Stacy officiating. Interment will be Wednesday...

DONALD R. DEAVER

July 13, 1966-Nov. 20, 2011 Donald Robert Deaver, 45, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Donald was born in Wayne County July 13, 1966, to Durwood Ray Deaver Sr. and Brenda Lawhorn Russell. He was...

MARY L. EDWARDS

Died Nov. 19, 2011 PRINCETON -- Mary Louise Edwards, 68, died Saturday in Greensboro. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Princeton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Michael Coppock officiating. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery. Visitation...

MELVIN GRIFFIN

Dec. 15, 1943-Nov. 20, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Melvin Griffin, 67, 1613 E. Maple St., Goldsboro, departed his earthly life Sunday, Nov....

MICHAEL C. JONES

HIGH POINT -- Michael Christopher Jones, 37, 1800 Stoneybrook Drive, died Monday at High Point Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EDWARD T. LOCKLEAR JR.

July 3, 1957-Nov. 20, 2011 WILSON -- Edward Thomas Locklear Jr., 54, died Sunday. A memorial service will be held Friday at the home of Tina Bryant, 3952 Chickasaw Court in Wilson, from 6 to 9 p.m. He was...

DOROTHY "DOT" MITCHELL

Feb. 3, 1930-Nov. 21, 2011 Dorothy "Dot" Jones Mitchell, 81, died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wayne County to the late Kermit S. and Dolly Newell Jones, and was married to the late Henry...

WILLIAM MARSHALL PRICE JR.

Died Nov. 19, 2011 GREENSBORO -- Mr. William Marshall Price Jr., 80, Greensboro, passed away Nov. 19, 2011, at Moses Cone Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Cornerstone Baptist Church,...

GERALDINE R. RISCH

Oct. 28, 1938-Nov. 20, 2011 Geraldine Rose Risch, 73, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at SECU Hospice House. Geraldine was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Oct. 28, 1938, to the late Joseph Millard Rose and Constance Olive Griffiths. Services...

MILDRED STRICKLAND SASSER

PIKEVILLE -- Mildred Strickland Sasser, 88, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma....

DIANA H. STALLINGS

Sept. 18, 1924-Nov. 21, 2011 Estelle Diana Hinnant Stallings, 87, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at her home. Diana was born in Lenoir County Sept. 18, 1924, to the late Arthur Hinnant and Estelle Batchelor Hinnant. The family...

Monday, November 21, 2011

JIMMY C. ANDERSON

April 7, 1943-Nov. 18, 2011 GRIFTON -- Jimmy Carr Anderson, 68, died Friday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with bishop Rich Jarman officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. He was born April...

ANTHOHY BALDWIN

Anthony Baldwin, 621 Powell Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ELIZABETH BRINSON

WARSAW -- Elizabeth "Liz" Brinson, 466 John Rich Road, died Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FRANK L. DANIELS JR.

Frank L. Daniels Jr., 68, 107 Dogwood Court, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DONALD DEAVER

Donald Deaver, 45, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MELVIN GRIFFIN

Melvin Griffin, 67, 1613 E. Maple St., died Sunday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JOHN F. KATES

John Franklin Kates, 68, 942-B Fairview Circle, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc....

DOROTHY I. MITCHELL

Dorothy Isabell Mitchell, 81, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

MIKE MOZINGO

Aug. 17, 1945-Nov. 20, 2011 Mike Mozingo, 66, 136 Bennett Farm Lane, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late John and Lona Lane Mozingo. A graveside service...

GERALDINE R. RISCH

Geraldine Rose Risch, 73, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES R. SMITH

Oct. 16, 1948-Nov. 19, 2011 Charles Ray Smith, 63, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. today at Snow Hill Cemetery. He was born Oct. 16, 1948, son of the late Charles and...

DIANA H. STALLINGS

PRINCETON -- Diana Hinnant Stallings, 87, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GERALDINE "GERRY" ALLEGOOD VINCENT

1927-2011 MEBANE -- Gerry Allegood Vincent passed away from her earthly home into her heavenly home at 6:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. Gerry was the daughter of the late Claud J. Allegood and Gladys Jordan Allegood, and the...

Sunday, November 20, 2011

WILLIAM "BUD" BROWN

Died Nov. 17, 2011 William "Bud" Brown, 82, of the Greenevers Community, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be today at 3 p.m. at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, 472 Wells Town Road, Rose Hill with...

DAISY AUSTIN CHERRY

Died Nov. 4, 2011 MANHATTAN, N.Y. -- Daisy Austin Cherry, formerly of Goldsboro, daughter of the late Leroy and Ruby Lee Austin, died Nov. 4, 2011, in Manhattan, N.Y. The funeral was held Nov. 14, 2011, in New York....

MARQUIS EZZELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Marquis Lamont Ezzell, 27, of 414 Franklin St., died Friday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EMMA HAMILTON REID

Died Nov. 19, 2011 Well done, thou good and faithful servant. In the stillness of the morning, surrounded by her loving family, Evangelist Emma Hamilton Reid, 71, of 138 Southern Plaza, Dudley, departed this life Saturday at the Brian...

CHARLES R. SMITH

Charles Ray Smith, 63, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service in Snow Hill....

BRIDGETT SMITH

Bridgett Jean Smith, 55, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

GENEVA WAGSTAFF

Died Nov. 14, 2011 Home-going services for Geneva Wagstaff will be today at 3 p.m. at The Lord's Table. A Howell Funeral Home service. (Pd)...

ELMA C. WILLIAMS

Aug. 30, 1923-Nov. 16, 2011 DETROIT, Mich. -- Elma C. Williams, 88, of 4359 W. Philadelphia St., died Wednesday at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oaks, Mich. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church,...

Friday, November 18, 2011

CORINE LANE BRASWELL

Aug. 24, 1943-Nov. 14, 2011 Corine Lane Braswell was born Aug. 24, 1943, to the late Martha Jane Lane and Milton Lane Sr. in Wayne County. She departed this life Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. In...

FONTELLA WILSON EDWARDS

Died Nov. 13, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Fontella Wilson Edwards, 31, died Sunday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Wallace-Rose Hill Fine Arts Building in Teachey. Burial will be at Friendship Baptist Church in...

TIM GAUTIER

Nov. 16, 1965-Nov. 17, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Timothy Grady Gautier, 46, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 17, at his home at 322 Albert Grady Road, Mount Olive. His loving family was by his side. Tim attended B.F. Grady...

DOROTHY M. GRANTHAM

Died Nov. 11, 2011 Dorothy Mae Grantham, 1002 S. Madison Ave., died Nov. 11 at the Brian Center. Funeral was today at noon at First African Baptist Church, with the Rev. Louis Leigh officiating. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery....

BARBARA ANN LEFTDWRIGE

April 2, 1966-Nov. 12, 2011 Barbara Ann Leftdwrige was born to Essie Mae Williams and Chester Edwards April 2, 1966, in Greene County. She departed this life and entered into the Lord's bosom Nov. 12, 2011. She was educated...

GARY L. LYNCH

Dec. 24, 1962-Nov. 16, 2011 DUDLEY -- Gary Lemley Lynch, 48, left this earth after a long and courageous battle with pain and suffering from an automobile accident resulting in a spinal cord injury Jan. 9, 2011. Gary was...

Thursday, November 17, 2011

EVELYN LAVERN SMITH COLEY

Sept. 16, 1966-Nov. 12, 2011 Evelyn Lavern Smith Coley, daughter of Blonnie Smith and the late David Smith, was born Sept. 16, 1966, in Wayne County. She peacefully departed this life Satur-day, Nov. 12, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital....

EVERETTE M. FRANKS

June 30, 1938-Nov. 16, 2011 Everette McGee Franks, 73, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at his home. Everette was born in Wake County June 30, 1938, to the late Graham H. Franks and Allene Barbour Franks. He was...

GARY L. LYNCH

DUDLEY -- Gary Lemley Lynch, 49, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MAE LUPTON NEAL

Sept. 28, 1927-Nov. 15, 2011 Elizabeth Mae Lupton Neal, 84, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Mae was born in Pitt County Sept. 28, 1927, to the late Billy Lupton...

RAY W. REMINGTON

March 26, 1930-Nov. 15, 2011 Ray William Remington, 81, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ray was born in Flint, Mich., March 26, 1930, to the late Harold Remington and Augusta Wartella Remington. He...

TULETA BEATON RHODD

Nov. 28, 1919-Nov. 9, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Tuleta Beaton Rhodd was born Nov. 28, 1919, to the late Elizabeth Williams and Louis Beaton in Wood-leigh, Claren-don, Jamai-ca, West Indies. She was the first of four children. Tuleta was granted...

VERA N. SILLS

June 3, 1928 -Nov. 16, 2011 Vera N. Sills, 83, surrounded by her family, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Herbert H. and Elma Costin Newell. She...

CHESTER P. SIMMONS

Oct. 22, 1951-Nov. 15, 2011 Chester P. Simmons, 60, died Tuesday at Select Specialty Hospital in Durham. Funeral will be Saturday at 5 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with Horace Modlin officiating. Visitation will follow the service. Graveside service...

GERALDINE H. SUGG

Sept. 9, 1940-Nov. 16, 2011 Geraldine Harper Sugg, 71, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Geraldine was born in Wayne County Sept. 9, 1940, to the late Gardner L. Harper and Beatrice Jones Harper. She...

ORLANDER BENESTINE THOMPSON

May 10, 1930-Nov. 11, 2011 Mr. Olander Benestine Thompson, son of the late Mrs. Susie Thompson Geter, was born May 10, 1930, in Faison. After a brief period of declining health, he departed this life Friday, Nov. 11, 2011....

BEN TUCKER

Dec. 15, 1919-Nov. 15, 2011 FAISON -- Ben Tucker, 91-year-old resident of 308 S. Sampson St., died Tuesday night at home. A World War II veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Tucker was retired from Chas. F. Cates...

GENEVA CONSTABLE WAGSTAFF

March 14, 1954-Nov. 14, 2011 Geneva Constable Wagstaff, 57, 101 Atsur Place died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at The Lord's Table. A graveside service will be held Monday at noon at...

DIXIE POE HUSKE WELLS

Died Nov. 14, 2011 LAURINBURG -- Dixie Poe Huske Wells, 83, Laurinburg, died Nov. 14, 2011. She was a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, friend and teacher. She was born and reared in Fayetteville, the only child of Thomas Hybert...

ELMA C. WILLIAMS

DETROIT, Mich. -- Elma C. Williams, 88, 4359 W. Philadelphia St., formerly of Duplin County, died Wednesday at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

CLARICE SMITH BREWINGTON

Died Nov. 11, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Clarice Smith Brewington, 59, 3851 Emmaus Church Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Kimberly Armstrong...

EVERETTE FRANKS

Everette Franks died tody at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY ELIZABETH FUTRELL

Died Nov. 14, 2011 A graveside service for Mary Elizabeth Futrell, 82, formerly of Fremont, will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Lucama Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral...

MAE LUPTON NEAL

Elizabeth Mae Lupton Neal, 84, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES E. NORTON JR.

Sept. 12, 1945-Nov. 15, 2011 FREMONT -- James "Eddie" Edward Norton Jr., 66, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. James was born in Johnston County Sept. 12, 1945, to the late James...

RAY W. REMINGTON

Ray W. Remington, 81, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHESTER P. SIMMONS

Chester P. Simmons, 60, died Tuesday at Select Specialty Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

GERADLINE HARPER SUGG

Geraldine Harper Sugg, 71, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BEN TUCKER

FAISON -- Ben Tucker, 91, 308 S. Sampson St., died Tuesday night at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

LOIS M. WOOTEN

Died Nov. 11, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Lois Mae Wooten died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with Dr. Joe N. Dixon officiating. Burial will...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

ADOLPH ANDERSON

Aug. 2, 1927-Nov. 14, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Adolph Anderson, 84, Rones Chapel community, passed away Monday, Nov. 14, at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Herman Anderson and...

NAOMI HOBBS ANDERSON

Died Nov. 9, 2011 BRONX, N.Y. -- Naomi Hobbs Anderson died Wednesday. Funeral will be Friday in Bronx, N.Y. She was born in Wayne County to the late James and Emma Hobbs in Goldsboro. She is survived by a...

RICHARD L. BRAGG SR.

Feb. 9, 1941-Nov. 6, 2011 DUDLEY -- Richard L. Bragg Sr., 70, 161 B Brewington Drive, died Sunday at Sutton Retirement Home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home's J.B. Rhodes Sr. Chapel in Goldsboro....

CORINE LANE BRASWELL

Corine Lane Braswell, 68, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

FRANKLIN D. COLEY

Died Nov. 10, 2011 MONSEY, N.Y. -- Franklin D. Coley, 70, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro, with the Rev. Dorian R. Suggs officiating. Burial will be at...

LOIS O. NEWMAN

Died Nov. 14, 2011 JACKSONVILLE -- Lois O. Newman, 92, died Monday at Carolina Rivers Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Onslow Memorial Park, with the Rev. Rick Moser officiating....

JAMES E. OLDS

Died Nov. 9, 2011 KINSTON -- James Earl Olds, 85, 1904 Andrew Johnson Drive, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Holly Hill Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in...

LINDLEY L. ROOD

Lindley Lee Rood, 62, died Saturday at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

GENVA WAGSTAFF

Genva Wagstaff, 57, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

PETE WIGGINS

Dec. 8, 1943-Nov. 13, 2011 KINSTON -- Franklin Dee "Pete" Wiggins Sr., 67, died Sunday. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Archie Ratliff officiating. Burial will be at Quinn Family...

Monday, November 14, 2011

ADOLPH ANDERSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Adolph Anderson, 84, died early today at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall in Mount Olive....

EVELYN SMITH COLEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Evelyn Smith Coley, 45, 106 King Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MARY E. FUTRELL

Mary Elizabeth Futrell, 82, formerly of Fremont, died today at her daughter's home in Camden. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

BARBARA A. LEFTDWRIGE

Barbara A. Leftdwrige, 45, 208 Alpha Court, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

REV. T.C. WEST JR.

May 9, 1933-Nov. 11, 2011 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. Thaddeus Clifton West Jr., 78, LaGrange, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. T.C. was born May 9, 1933, in Wayne County to the late Thaddeus Clifton West Sr. and Lilla...

Sunday, November 13, 2011

WILLIAM BEST SR.

Died Nov. 10, 2011 William "Bill" Best Sr., 86, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange, with Dr. Michael A....

JOHN BORDELEAU JR.

Jan. 10, 1925-Nov. 10, 2011 John Bordeleau Jr., 86, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. John was born in Newark, N.J., Jan. 10, 1925, to the late John Bordeleau Sr. and Annie Gildhouser Bordeleau....

CLARICE SMITH BREWINGTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Clarice Smith Brewington, 59, 102 Ram Place, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CHARLES BYRD

WILSON -- Charles Byrd, 72, Wilson House, formerly of Mount Olive, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

KARYNGTON URIAH CLARK

July 12, 2011-Nov. 8, 2011 RALEIGH -- Baby Karyngton Uriah Clark, Raleigh, was born July 12, 2011, to Melissa Ann Clark and Robricka Dontae Best in Wake County, and quietly entered into eternal rest Nov. 8, 2011, at Wake...

FRANKLIN D. COLEY

MONSEY, N.Y. -- Franklin D. Coley, 70, 6 Secora Road, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc. of Goldsboro....

HENRY A. DAIL

April 17, 1927-Nov. 12, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Henry Allen Dail, 84, died today. Funeral will be Monday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Norman Davis and Richard Poteat officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at 10...

DOROTHY GRANTHAM

Dorothy Grantham, 86, formerly of 709 S. Taylor St., died Friday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc. of Goldsboro....

LARRY K. GUY

April 16, 1943-Nov. 10, 2011 WARSAW -- Larry Keith Guy, 68, died Thursday at home. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Guy Family Cemetery. He was born April 16, 1943, in Duplin County to the...

EMELINE E. HIGGINS

July 6, 1920-Nov. 12, 2011 BENSON -- Mrs. Emeline Edgerton Higgins, 91, Benson, died S at Sutton Retirement Home in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Willow Spring....

GEORGE EDGAR PATE

Died Nov. 9, 2011 HAMPTON, Va. -- George Edgar Pate, 61, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Wayne County, and had been a Hampton Roads resident for 18 years. George...

CHARLES E. RICHARDSON

Sept. 24, 1925-Oct. 9, 2011 ELLINGTON, Conn. -- Charles E. Richardson, 86, Ellington, Conn., died Oct. 9, 2011. He was born in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 24, 1925, to Annetta (Roberts) and James Richardson. His high school and college years...

MARGARET HANDLEY SMILEY

Dec. 27, 1925-Oct. 20, 2011 BOULDER, Colo. -- Margaret H. "Toni" Smiley passed Oct. 20, 2011, in Boulder, Colo. A celebratory service and inurnment will be held at Willowdale Cemetery in Goldsboro Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at 1:30 p.m....

ORLANDER THOMPSON

FAISON -- Orlander Thompson, 81, 253 David Bright Road, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FLORENCE P. TUCKER

Sept. 9, 1921-Nov. 12, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Florence Perry Tucker, 90, Saturday morning, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, went to be with the Lord. A retired homemaker, she worshipped at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, was...

JOHNNY M. WATERS

Jan. 20, 1948-Nov. 11, 2011 RALEIGH -- Johnny M. Waters, 63, a faithful member of Highland Baptist Church and a retired employee of the North Carolina Department of Transportation, went home to be with Jesus Friday at his home...

REV. T.C. WEST JR.

May 9, 1933-Nov. 11, 2011 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. Thaddeus Clifton West Jr., 78, LaGrange, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. T.C. was born May 9, 1933, in Wayne County to the late Thaddeus Clifton West Sr. and Lilla...

GENE M. WISEMAN JR.

May 15, 1955-Nov. 12, 2011 KENLY -- Gene "Giggy" Maurice Wiseman Jr., 56, Wiseman Lane, left these earthly bonds early Saturday morning, Nov. 12, 2011, surrounded by his devoted wife and family. Funeral services will be Monday, Nov. 14,...

LOIS MAE WOOTEN

Lois Mae Wooten, 76, 312 Warren Ave., formerly of LaGrange, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Friday, November 11, 2011

JOHN BORDELEAU JR.

John Bordeleau Jr., 86, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EUNICE COKER GUY

May 16 1932-Nov. 11 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eunice Coker Guy, 79, went to be with her Lord and Savior while at home early Friday morning. Funeral services will be held at Tyndall Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Sunday,...

CURTIS SAMUEL MITCHELL

June 27, 1945-Oct. 27, 2011 MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. -- Curtis Samuel Mitchell, 66, formerly of Wayne County and Wilmington, passed away at his home in Merritt Island, Fla. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov....

JAMES E. OLDS

KINSTON -- James Earl Olds, 85, Andrew Johnson Drive, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC of Goldsboro. NAOMI HOBBS ANDERSON BRONX, N.Y. -- Naomi Hobbs Anderson, formerly of...

JERRY DAN PARKS

Funeral services for retired Master Sgt. Jerry Dan Parks will be held today at 3:30 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro. Burial with full military honors will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The family will...

JAMES POWELL JR.

Jan. 22, 1939-Nov. 7, 2011 DUDLEY -- James Powell Jr. was born Jan. 22, 1939, to the late James and Sarah Powell in Wayne County. Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, James quietly departed this life into a restful sleep at...

MARY S. SWINSON

March 20, 1945-Nov. 7, 2011 Mary S. Swinson, 66, 1405 Poplar St., Apt 7, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel, with elder Joseph Williams officiating. Burial will be in...

RUSSELL S. WARD

Dec. 7, 1952-Nov. 9, 2011 Russell Simeon Ward, 58, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at his home. Russell was born in Wayne County Dec. 7, 1952, to the late Robert G. Ward and Eunice Southerland Ward. He had...

Thursday, November 10, 2011

LARRY GUY

WARSAW -- Larry Guy died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

DONNIE WENDELL "WINKIE" LITTLETON

Aug. 27, 1934-Nov. 8, 2011 Donnie W. "Winkie" Littleton went to be with his Lord and Savior at home with family present, after a courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, from 7 to 8:30...

WILLIAM T. MILLER

Feb. 13, 1959-Nov. 5, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- William Tyrone Miller, 210 E. Maple St., died Saturday at home. Funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, with Dr. Joseph...

JAMES R. MYERS JR.

James Robert Myers Jr., 61, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are by Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

JERRY DAN PARKS

Sept. 5, 1936-Nov. 8, 2011 Retired Master Sgt. Jerry Dan Parks, 75, Myrtle Road, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. from the...

ROBERT W. POWELL JR.

Feb. 12, 1925-Nov. 8, 2011 Robert "Bob" William Powell Jr., 86, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at his home. Bob was born in Wayne County Feb. 12, 1925, to the late Robert William Powell Sr. and Huldah Slaughter...

JEROME RAGLAND SR.

Sept. 25, 1945-Nov. 7, 2011 Deacon Jerome Ragland Sr., 66, 700 Robinson Place, was born Sept. 25, 1945, to Mr. Robert Sutton and the late Dorothy Crawford in Wayne County. He took his flight to glory Monday, Nov. 7,...

TULETA BEATON RHODD

LAGRANGE -- Tuleta Beaton Rhodd, 91, 204 Pointe Drive, died Wednesday at Lifecare Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MARY F. OWNSBEY TAYLOR

Died Nov. 4, 2011 Mary Frances Ownsbey Taylor, 54, 900 Seventh St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro. She...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

EDWIN A. SURA-CRUZ

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edwin Alexander Sura-Cruz, 32, passed away Saturday morning at home. Visitation will be held today from 3 until 4:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. He worked for Garcia Roofing and is survived...

BILL BEST

Jan. 9, 1959-Nov. 7, 2011 William (Bill) Edgar Best, 52, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Bill was born in Wayne County on Jan. 9, 1959 to Emmie Lee Whaley Best of Goldsboro and...

DOFFES "BOOM BOOM" EATMON SR.

Sept. 14, 1940-Nov. 2, 2011 Doffes "Boom Boom" Eatmon Sr. was born Sept. 14, 1940, to the late Willie Eatmon and Nettie Augustus Fault Everette Eatmon in Wilson County. He departed this life Nov. 2, 2011. He lived his...

ARTHENIA G. HALL

MAGNOLIA -- Arthenia Graham Hall, 74, died Saturday, Nov. 5, at home. Funeral services will be held from the First Missionary Baptist Church, Kenansville, on Saturday at 1 p.m., the Rev. Cornolius Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Graham...

MILLARD HARRISON

July 17, 1928-Nov. 7, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Frederick Millard Harrison Sr., 83, died Monday at his home. Millard was born July 17, 1928 in Greene County to the late Raymond Albert Harrison and Annie Laurie Mozingo Harrison. He was...

DONALD E. HENDERSON

Jan. 7, 1958-Nov. 7, 2011 WALLACE -- Donald Edwin Henderson, 53, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Oakdale Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Henderson-Sholar Cemetery. He was born Jan....

FANNIE B. JACKSON

April 3, 1926-Nov. 8, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Fannie Britt Jackson, 85, passed away early Tuesday morning at Wayne Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Tyndall Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will follow...

DONNIE W. LITTLETON

Aug. 27, 1934-Nov. 8, 2011 Donnie W. "Winky" Littleton died Tuesday at home. Visitation will be Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. The family will receive visitors at other times at...

THOMAS CHARLES MARTIN

Oct. 25, 1954-Nov. 3, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Charles Martin was born Oct. 25, 1954, to the late Edgar Tommy Martin and Ardelia Pearson Martin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother,...

JERRY DAN PARKS

Retired Master Sgt. Jerry Dan Parks, 75, of Myrtle Road died Tuesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROBERT W. POWELL JR.

Robert William Powell Jr., 86, died Tuesday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DONALD THORNTON

Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower and is cut down... (Job 14:1) Donald Thornton, 63, died Nov. 7, 2011. Donald was educated in the...

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

EDWIN A. SURA-CRUZ

Died Nov. 5, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Edwin Alexander Sura-Cruz, 32, died Saturday morning at home. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

BILL BEST

Bill Best, 52, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT BRAGG SR.

DUDLEY -- Robert Bragg Sr., 70, died Sunday at Sutton Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ALICE ROBINSON ELLIS

Died Nov. 5, 2011 ATLANTIC -- Alice Robinson Ellis, 86, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Eddie Brookshire officiating. Interment will be in Atlantic Community Center....

ISAAC DEAN GURLEY

Died Nov. 6, 2011 Isaac Dean Gurley, 68, died Nov. 6, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a period of declining health. Dean's survivors include his wife and best friend of 39 years, Jackie Jarrell Gurley; his son, Bradford...

F. MILLARD HARRISON SR.

LAGRANGE -- Frederick Millard Harrison Sr. died Monday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

JULIA W. HOFFMAN

March 4, 1935-Nov. 6, 2011 KINSTON -- Julia Dean Warden Hoffman, 76, died Sunday. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Pinelawn Memorial Park, with Rick Vernon officiating. She was born March 4, 1935, in...

FANNIE JACKSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Fannie Jackson, 85, Old Mount Olive Highway, died early today at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LEON PEARSON

Died Nov. 3, 2011 BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Leon Pearson, 79, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro, with the Rev. Odell Moore officiating. He is survived by two...

JAMES POWELL JR.

DUDLEY -- James Powell Jr., 72, 707 Durham Lake Road, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JEROME RAGLAND

Jerome Ragland, 66, 700 E. Robinson Place, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MARY SMITH SWINSON

Mary Smith Swinson, 1405 Poplar St., Apt 7, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

DONALD THORNTON

Donald Thornton, 63, 508 E. Walnut St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

Monday, November 7, 2011

MARY H. BRITT

May 10, 1926-Nov. 6, 2011 PRINCETON -- Mary Virginia Hare Britt, 85, formerly of Mount Olive, passed away Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Britt was born in Wayne County May 10, 1926, to the...

VERNON "BUSTER" GORDON

Jan. 2, 1940-Nov. 5, 2011 KINSTON -- Vernon Patrick Gordon, 71, Kinston, passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. He was born in Lenoir County Jan. 2, 1940. Survivors include daughters, Shannon Williams and husband, Michael, of LaGrange and Becky...

ISAAC D. GURLEY

Isaac Dean Gurley, 68, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BARBARA L. HINKLEY

Barbara Louise Hinkley, 68, 1701 Dogwood St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

KAY R. PADRICK

Sept. 11, 1939-Nov. 5, 2011 Kay Royal Padrick, 72, was born Sept. 11, 1939. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange. She is survived by her father, Albert Nethery, and stepmother,...

PEARL S. PRICE

March 28, 1934-Nov. 5, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Pearl Seymour Price, 77, Seven Springs, passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. Pearl was born one of 13 children March 28, 1934, to the late Jasper...

BERNIE RACKLEY

Jan. 4, 1932-Nov. 5, 2011 KINSTON -- Raymond Bernard "Bernie" Rackley Sr., 79, died Saturday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Vito Bisogno officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Pinelawn...

MARY F. OWNSBEY TAYLOR

Mary Frances Ownsbey Taylor, 54, 900 Seventh St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

Sunday, November 6, 2011

JOHN H. BARNES SR.

Dec. 23, 1946-Nov. 05, 2011 FREMONT -- John Harvey Barnes Sr., 64, died Saturday at Fremont Rest Home. A private service will be held at a later date. Mr. Barnes was born in Virginia to the late Harvey Barnes...

JAMES "DICK" BEST JR.

Aug. 25, 1926-Nov. 4, 2011 James "Dick" Best Jr., 85, of Rains Mill Road, Princeton, died Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, at Crossroads Primitive Baptist Meeting House, 788 Edwards...

ELIZABETH M. COLE

April 23, 1929-Nov. 4, 2011 Elizabeth Morgan Cole, 82, died Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating. Burial will follow...

BRICE C. DALE

Aug. 4, 1922-Nov. 5, 2011 Brice Clinton Dale, 89, passed away Saturday in Conway, S.C. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service....

MYRTLE ALENE PATE GAUTIER

Dec. 8, 1932-Nov. 3, 2011 ROSE HILL -- Myrtle Gautier, 78, died Thursday. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at The Church of God, 309 Rockfish Road, Wallace. Visitation was from 7 until 9 p.m....

CLAYTON N. HOLLOWAY

Died Nov. 4, 2011 LaGRANGE -- Mr. Clayton Norman Holloway, 46, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 4, 2011, following an extended illness and battle with leukemia. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. today, Nov. 6, at Snow Hill...

THOMAS MARTIN

Thomas "Charles" Martin, of 421 Mills Loop Road, Mount Olive died Thursday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

WILLIAM TYRONE MILLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- William Tyrone Miller, 210 E. Maple St., died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

KAY ROYAL PADRICK

Sept. 11, 1939-Nov. 5, 2011 Kay Royal Padrick, 72, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dunn. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, LaGrange. She is preceded in...

ALETHEA L. PARNELL

Died Nov. 3, 2011 Alethea Letchworth Parnell, 75, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at Wilson Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at noon on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, in the Mausoleum Chapel at Wayne Memorial Park....

JEAN F. TISKA

June 4, 1927-Oct. 29, 2011 KEWANEE, Ill. -- Jean F. Tiska, 84, Kewanee, Ill., died at 3:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at her home. Jean was born June 4, 1927, in Pittsfield, Mass., the daughter of Pete and...

ADALYNNE GRACE WATERS and ANALYNNE NICOLE WATERS

Born and Died Nov. 4, 2011 Kevin Gregory Waters and Kristie Nicole Mitchell announce the birth and death of their twin daughters, Adalynne Grace Waters and Analynne Nicole Waters. The twins were born on Nov. 4, 2011, at Wilson...

Friday, November 4, 2011

JAMES BEST

PRINCETON -- James Best, 85, Rains Mill Road, died Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral in Princeton....

CAROLYN W. HILL

Aug. 27, 1923-Nov. 2, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Carolyn Mae Wilson Hill, 88, LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Gastonia. Carolyn was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Lenoir County to the late Joseph Walter Wilson Sr. and Lavina...

RUBY TEACHEY JONES

Aug. 22, 1917-Nov. 2, 2011 KENANSVILLE -- Ruby Teachey Jones, 94, died Wednesday at Ocean Trail Convalescent Center of Southport. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Devotional Gardens. She was born Aug. 22, 1917,...

TIMOTHY MARTIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Timothy Martin, 421 Mills Loop Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

INA T. MCCLARIN

May 29, 1929-Oct. 31, 2011 Ms. Ina T. McClarin, 82, Goldsboro, entered into rest Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ms. McClarin was born to the late James Allen and Minnie Bell Sauls May 29, 1929,...

AARON J. NEWKIRK SR.

Died Oct. 28, 2011 BEULAVILLE -- Aaron James Newkirk Sr., 58, died Oct. 28 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be at Graham Chapel Church in Sarecta today at 2 p.m., with elder Ronald Jones officiating. Burial...

MAMIE L. PARNELL

Mamie Letchworth Parnell, 75, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY L. PICKETT

Died Nov. 1, 2011 CHINQUAPIN -- Mary Lou Pickett, 83, died Tuesday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at St. Lewis Baptist Church in Chinquapin Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Hewett officiating. Burial...

HAZEL RUTH AUSTIN PLEASANT

Jan. 15, 1946-Oct. 29, 2011 Hazel Ruth Austin Pleasant was born Jan. 15, 1946, to Bessie Austin and Willie Jacobs. Hazel was raised in Goldsboro by her mother, Bessie Austin, Uncle Luby (Luby Toler) and Aunt Pat (Mildred Rouse...

WISDOM SAMUEL

Sept. 14, 1935-Oct. 28, 2011 Wisdom Samuel was born Sept. 14, 1935, to James M. Samuel and Beulah Samuel in Charlotte. He attended West Charlotte High School. Wisdom was a member of First Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Charlotte....

Thursday, November 3, 2011

LILLIAN GRANDY

Lillian Grandy, 100, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

RUBY JONES

KENANSVILLE -- Ruby Jones, 94, died Wednesday at Ocean Trails Conval-escent Center in Southport. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

SYBIL BAYNES LARIMORE

Died Nov. 1, 2011 REIDSVILLE -- Sybil Baynes Larimore, 71, 6163 NC 65, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m....

RAY D. NEELAND

Died Nov. 1, 2011 WILSON -- Raymond Duane Neeland, 57, Wilson, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 311 Nash St. W, Wilson. Ray was a mechanical designer for Waukesha...

BENNIE PAIGE

July 11, 1929-Nov. 1, 2011 FAISON -- Bennie Paige, 82, passed away quietly at home Tuesday surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, officiated by...

LOIS W. PELT

Aug. 6, 1922-Nov. 1, 2011 Lois Williams Thompson Pelt, 89, died Tuesday night at Smithfield Manor. Funeral will be Friday at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel at 7 p.m., with pastor Ronnie Massey and pastor Larry Williams officiating. A private...

WILLIAM RAY "RAY BOAT" SAULS

Oct. 20, 1950-Oct. 28, 2011 William Ray "Ray Boat" Sauls was born Oct. 20, 1950, and departed this life Oct. 28, 2011, at the Veterans Medical Center. He received his early education from Wayne County Public Schools. He enlisted...

LAVERNE G. SWERBENSKI

July 6, 1947-Oct. 30, 2011 Laverne Godley Swerbenski, 64, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Laverne was born in Craven County July 6, 1947, to the late Robert Leonwood Godley...

MARJORIE G. TAYLOR

May 23, 1926-Nov. 2, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Marjorie Godwin Taylor, 85, died early Wednesday morning. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. The family will receive friends at the home...

MARY WILLIAMS

Died Oct. 29, 2011 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Mary Williams, 78, 32 Mount Pleasant Ave., formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in Bowden Cemetery in Bowden. She is survived by...

FANNIE M. "BOONE" SQUIRE WILSON

Oct. 19, 1944-Oct. 25, 2011 WARSAW -- Fannie Mae "Boone" Squire Wilson, 67, 204 S. Bell St., died Oct. 25 at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at KEMBA Headquarters, with Dr....

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

PATRICK SHIRL ALLEN

Sept. 25, 1968-Oct. 29, 2011 Patrick Shirl Allen was born Sept. 25,1968, to Ralph and Carolyn Coel Allen in Wayne County. Patrick attended Southern Wayne High School, graduating in 1986. He served in the United States Army for five...

DOFFES EATMON

Doffes Eatmon, 813 Franklin St., died this morning at Rex Healthcare Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ANNIE R. NORRIS EDWARDS

CARTERET COUNTY -- Annie Ruth Norris Edwards died Friday at Carteret General Hospital. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Sound View Free Will Baptist Church in Newport. Arrangements are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and...

ROBERT "BOB" S. FAULK SR.

March 23, 1940-Oct. 30, 2011 RAEFORD -- Robert "Bob" S. Faulk Sr., 71, Raeford, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville. He was born March 23, 1940, in Mount Olive. Mr. Faulk was...

REBECCA JONES

CLAYTON -- Rebecca Jones, 93, died Tuesday at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

BENNIE PAIGE

FAISON -- Bennie Paige, 82, 1368 Friendship Church Road, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

LOIS WIGGINS PELT

Lois Wiggins Pelt, 89, died Tuesday night at Smithfield Manor. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

MARY CAUBLE SEAFORD

April 22, 1910-Oct. 31, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Cauble Seaford, 101, died Oct. 31, 2011, at her home in Mount Olive. She was formerly of the Aberdeen Ashemont community. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 4, 2011,...

AARON J. "BITT" STRONG

Died Oct. 24, 2011 The funeral for Aaron Strong, 28, 200 Trappers Wood Drive, was held Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at 1 p.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle, 427 Franklin St. in Mount Olive. The Rev. Roosevelt Herring officiated. Burial...

MARGARET SUMMERLIN IVEY

Nov. 20, 1919-Nov. 1, 2011 Margaret Summerlin Ivey, 91, formerly of North William Street, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at the Brian Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m....

MARJORIE G. TAYLOR

MOUNT OLIVE -- Marjorie G. Taylor, 85, 404 Beautancus Road, died early today. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

INA MCCLARIN

Ina McClarin, 82, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ADA LEE FORD MURRAY

Feb. 12, 1934-Oct. 28, 2011 Ada Lee Ford Murray, 77 passed away Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ms. Murray was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Dudley, to the late Fannie and Winston Ford. Ms. Murray is...

ALPHAS C. SMITH

Sept. 17, 192 -Oct. 30, 2011 Alphas Carlton Smith, 82, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. Al was born Sept. 17, 1929, in LaGrange to the late Heber and Lillian Ellis Smith. Al was a retired tobacco buyer...

MARY WILLIAMS

Mary Williams, 78, formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday in Philadelphia, Pa. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw....