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Friday, December 30, 2011

MARTHA BATTLE WILLIAMS

Feb. 8, 1945-Dec. 28, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mrs. Martha Battle Williams, 66, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Sister," 303 Hollybrook Ave., Goldsboro, graciously departed...

Thursday, December 29, 2011

KIMMIE D. BENTON

Nov. 20, 1967-Dec. 27, 2011 TRENTON -- Evangelist Kimmie Dawn Benton, 44, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home, with visitation afterward. Burial will...

ROLAND M. "BOB" BRITT JR.

Died Dec. 27, 2011 FAISON -- Roland M. "Bob" Britt Jr., 81, Winnifred Street, Faison, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. The family will receive friends at the Faison Baptist Church Saturday, Dec. 31, beginning at 10 a.m., with the...

EVA SAULS FORD

Oct. 6, 1918-Dec. 24, 2011 FREMONT -- Eva Sauls Ford, 93, 412 S. Sycamore St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at New Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church in Fremont at 11 a.m., with...

EMILY L. FULWIDER

Emily L. Fulwider, 96, died Wednesday evening in Hillsborough County, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

KATHERINE STEVENS MUMFORD

Died Dec. 27, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Katherine Stevens Mumford, 61, 103 E. Franklin St., died Tuesday at Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Northeast Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church in Mount...

TESSIE WHITFIELD

Tessie Whitfield, 77, Willow Creek Nursing Home, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services. LOSSIE H. WITHERINGTON MOUNT OLIVE -- Lossie Witherington died early today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements...

MARTHA BATTLE WILLIAMS

Martha Battle Williams, 66, 303 Hollybrook Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

DENNIS R. BEST

Feb. 17, 1940-Dec. 27, 2011 Dennis Ray Best, 71, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at the VA Hospital in Durham. Dennis was born in Wayne County Feb. 17, 1940, to the late James Edward Best and Josie Estelle...

R.M. "BOB" BRITT

FAISON -- R. M. "Bob" Britt, 80, Winniferd St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

WALTER LEE BURNETT JR.

Died Dec. 27, 2011 CONWAY, S.C. -- Walter Lee Burnett Jr. died Tuesday after a brief illness. Visitation will be Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Sweetwater Baptist Church, followed by funeral at 11 a.m. Interment will be...

WILLIAM C. GILLIAM

William C. Gilliam, 72, 400 Old Smithfield Road, died Tuesday at O'Berry Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

FRANCES SYKES GOODMAN

June 3, 1917-Dec. 24, 2011 "To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck...

MAVIS L. GRANT

NEW JERSEY -- Mavis Lynette Grant, 59, 278 Teaneck Rod, died Monday at Holy Name Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EVA P. LOCKEY

Died Dec. 26, 2011 MOREHEAD CITY -- Eva Paul Lockey, 97, died Monday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Munden Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Lavera Parato officiating. She was married to the late Gordon Mason Lockey....

BOBBIE JEAN MCKITHAN

Died Dec. 23, 2011 Mrs. Bobbie Jean McKithan, 60, 619 Claiborne St., Goldsboro, departed this life Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011,...

KATHERINE STEVENS MUMFORD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Katherine Stevens Mumford, 61, 103 E. Franklin St., died Tuesday at Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MELODY P. ROBB

May 2, 1959-Dec. 27, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Melody Jean Pate Robb, 52, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Melody was born in Wayne County May 2, 1959, to Lee Pate Jr. and Shirley...

EDNA E. NORRIS SANDERS

June 18, 1936-Dec. 26, 2011 PRINCETON -- Edna Earle Norris Sanders, 75, Pinetop Lane, died at home Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma, with the Rev. Ronnie Massey officiating....

LOLA HARDY SASSER

June 25, 1921-Dec. 25, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lola Hardy Sasser, 90, passed away Christmas morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center, where she had resided for the past several years. A native of the Liddell section of...

LARRY DEWAYNE WADE

Dec. 15, 1967-Dec. 24, 2011 Mr. Larry Dewayne Wade was born Dec. 15, 1967, to Linda Ham and Larry Wade in Wayne County. He attended Charles B. Aycock High School. He departed this earthly life Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011....

PANIS K. WATSON

Dec. 26, 1929-Dec. 27, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Panis Kearney Watson, 82, LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. Mrs. Watson was born Dec. 26, 1929, in Greene County to the late Robert L. Kearney and Eula Corbett Kearney. She...

M. ELWOOD WIGGINS

May 20, 1947-Dec. 26, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Major Elwood Wiggins, 64, died at home early Monday, Dec. 26. Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Tyndall Funeral Home, with visitation afterward....

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

WILL DORTCH BASS

Died Dec. 25, 2011 EUREKA -- Will Dortch Bass, 93, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Eureka United Methodist Church, followed by visitation. Interment will be at Eureka Cemetery. Surviving are his...

GORDON W. BATEMAN

April 4, 1941-Dec. 25, 2011 Gordon William Bateman, 70, Goldsboro and formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died Dec. 25, 2011. Gordon was born in Cleveland, Ohio, April 4, 1941, and was the stepson of Nina Bateman. He was preceded in...

GREGORY L. BUCKRHAM

LAGRANGE -- Gregory Lee Buckrham, 45, 321 S. Caswell St., died Thursday in Lake Butler, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LLOYD R. EDMUNDSON

March 12, 1972-Dec. 25, 2011 Lloyd Ravin Edmundson, 39, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Lloyd was born in Norfolk, Va., March 12, 1972, to the late Jimmy Lee Edmundson and Pearl Jones Edmundson. Funeral...

WILSON E. EDWARDS JR.

Dec. 31, 1943-Dec. 26, 2011 Wilson Edward Edwards Jr., 67, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Wilson was born in Forsyth County Dec. 31, 1943, to the late Wilson Edward Edwards Sr. and Shirley Snyder...

CASSANDRA ENESBETT FARMER

Feb. 14, 1940-Dec. 22, 2011 Cassandra Enesbett Farmer, 71, was born Feb. 14, 1940, in West Virginia to the late Burnell and Reginald Conliffe. She departed this life Thursday evening, Dec. 22, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro....

ELDORA GARNER

July 10, 1926-Dec. 23, 2011 Eldora Garner, 85, 1002 Apartment B Lincoln Drive, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Rest Holiness Church in LaGrange, with elder Franklin Flowers officiating. Burial will be...

EDWARD HERRING

Edward Herring, 76, died this morning at Woodard's Care. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARQUELL DESHAUN HOCUTT

April 22, 1977-Dec. 21, 2011 Marquell Deshaun Hocutt, 34, 1204 E. Walnut St., was born in Goldsboro April 22, 1977, to Annie Mae Hocutt Whitfield and Willie Ray Joyner. He departed this life Dec. 21, 2011. Funeral service will...

MARCELLUS HORNE JR.

DUDLEY -- Marcellus Horne Jr., 81, 401 Rollingwood Drive, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home in Wilson....

BOBBIE JEAN MCKITHAN

Died Dec. 23, 2011 Mrs. Bobbie Jean McKithan, 60, 619 Claiborne St., Goldsboro, departed this life Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011,...

HAVEN J. D. MOORE

Retired Chief Master Sgt. Haven John D. Moore, 75, died Monday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangement are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MELODY ROBB

Melody Robb, 52, died this morning at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LOLA H. SASSER

June 25, 1921-Dec. 25, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lola Hardy Sasser, 90, widow of Raymond Sasser, died Christmas morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Friday at 3 p.m. in the chapel at Tyndall Funeral...

JIMMY MCREE SMITH

Sept. 20, 1943-Dec. 24, 2011 PINK HILL -- Jimmy M. Smith, 68, Pink Hill, passed away Saturday at Duplin General Hospital. Mr. Smith was the son of the late Melvin and Leona Smith of Pink Hill. He is survived...

BRENDA J. STOLZENBERG

Oct. 24, 1946-Dec. 25, 2011 CLAYTON -- Brenda Jones Stolzenberg, 65, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at her home. Brenda was born in Wayne County Oct. 24, 1946, to the Helen Rogers Ellis of Raleigh and the late...

LARRY WADE

Larry Wade, 1106 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Saturday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

DAVID G. WALSTON JR.

Sept. 9, 1956-Dec. 24, 2011 David Garlon Walston Jr., 55, passed away suddenly Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. David was born in Wayne County Sept. 9, 1956, to Peggy Peele Walston of Goldsboro and the late David Garlon Walston Sr....

M. ELWOOD WIGGINS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Major Elwood Wiggins, 64, died early Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

NAINNIE MCNEAL WILLIAMS

Died Dec. 21, 2011 Mrs. Nainnie McNeal Williams, 81, 608 Popular St., Goldsboro, departed this earthly life, guided by the loving hand of her savior Jesus Christ, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at the University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital...

Monday, December 26, 2011

CHARLES E. BAILEY

Nov. 11, 1950-Dec. 23, 2011 Charles Edward Bailey, 61, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at his home. Charles was born in Wayne County Nov. 11, 1950, to Rhoda Iona Parnell Bailey of Pikeville and the late Clifton Bailey....

WILL DORTCH BASS

Died Dec. 25, 2011 EUREKA -- Will Dortch Bass, 93, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Eureka United Methodist Church, followed by visitation. Interment will be Eureka Cemetery. Surviving are his daughters,...

GORDON BATEMAN

Gordon Bateman, 70, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES MCKOY JIM DUDLEY

June 16, 1934-Dec. 24, 2011 James McKoy "Jim" Dudley, 77, passed away Saturday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Kirby McKoy and Sudie Mitch-ell Dudley. In addition to his...

LLOYD R. EDMUNDSON

Lloyd Ravin Edmundson, 39, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MAMIE HAWKINS

April 16, 1939-Dec. 13, 2011 Ms. Mamie Hawkins, 72, was born April 16, 1939, to Less and Macie Lee Davis in Lenior County. She quietly departed this earthly home to be with the Lord Dec. 13, 2011. Mamie worked...

RAY MURRAY

Died Dec. 24, 2011 FREMONT -- Ray Murray, 72, died Saturday, Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2011. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at First Pentecostal Church in Wilson, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Ray was...

LOLA H. SASSER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Lola H. Sasser, 90, died Sunday morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

BRENDA STOLVENBERG

CLAYTON -- Brenda Stolvenberg, 65, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOSEPH A. SUTTON

Sept. 12, 1940-Dec. 24, 2011 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Joseph Allen Sutton Jr., 71, formerly of Wayne and Duplin counties, died Saturday at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Burial...

Sunday, December 25, 2011

CHARLES BAILEY

PIKEVILLE -- Charles Edward Bailey, 61, of 1141 Capps Bridge Road, died Friday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

ISHWARI BULCHANDANI

Aug. 17, 1925-Dec. 22, 2011 Ishwari Satramdas Bulchandani died Thursday at Hospice of Wake County. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. She was born to the late Manghanmal...

JESSIE BREWINGTON CARTER

Died Dec. 23, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE -- Jessie Brewington Carter, 90, died Friday at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at New Bethel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Terry Cummings, Dr. Mike Cummings and...

JAMES MCKOY "JIM" DUDLEY

James McKoy "Jim" Dudley, 77, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

EVA SAULS FORD

Eva Sauls Ford, 93, of 412 S. Sycamore, Fremont, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

CHRISTINE ANN GALDI

Died Dec. 23, 2011 Christine Ann Galdi, 64, of Hill Circle Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be held at Howell Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, from 2 until 3 p.m. A graveside service...

ELDORA GARNER

Eldora Garner, 85, of 1002 Apt. B., Lincoln Drive, died Friday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

ALLEN JAMES JONES

Died Dec. 21, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Allen James Jones, 72, of 404 Milford St., died Wednesday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Larry B. Faison officiating. Burial will follow at...

PANSY W. SMITH

July 28, 1936-Dec. 20, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) MOUNT OLIVE -- Pansy W. Smith, 75, departed this earthly life peacefully, on Tuesday, Dec....

JOSEPH ALLEN SUTTON JR.

WARSAW -- Joseph Allen Sutton Jr., 71, of Chesapeake, Va., formerly of Wayne and Duplin counties, died Saturday at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

HENRY O'NEAL TEACHEY

Died Dec. 18, 2011 Henry O'Neal Teachey, 78, of Wallace, died Sunday at his home. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Adoram Missionary Baptist Church of Wallace, with the Rev. James Page officiating. Burial will follow...

DAVID G. WALSTON JR.

David Garlon Walston Jr., of the Saulston Community died Saturday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

DEBORAH DAWSON WHITLER

Died Dec. 22, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Deborah Annette Dawson Whitler, 57, of 101 Pioneer Drive, died Thursday at her home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pink Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Isenberg officiating. Burial will...

NAINNIE WILLIAMS

Nainnie McNeal Williams, 81, of 608 Popular St., died Wednesday at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

JAMES H. WOODARD JR.

May 11, 1950-Dec. 22, 2011 LaGRANGE -- James Henry Woodard Jr., 61, of LaGrange, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at his home with his wife by his side. A service of remembrance will be held Monday, Dec. 26,...

Friday, December 23, 2011

EVELYN G. DAVIS

Jan. 25, 1915-Dec. 22, 2011 Evelyn G. Davis, a lifelong resident of Wayne County, passed into the loving arms of her Savior on Dec. 22, 2011. Born Jan. 25, 1915 to Allen B. and Mollie Sasser Grady, she is...

CASSANDRA E. FARMER

Cassandra Enesbitt Farmer, 71, of 622 Adler Lane, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation....

CHRISTINE A. GALDI

Christine Ann Galdi, 64, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARION GOODING

Died Dec. 21, 2011 NEW BERN -- Marion Gooding, 83, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Sherwood Forest Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Moran, the Rev. Eddie Riddick and the Rev. Dann Patrick...

MARQUELL HOCUTT

Marquell Hocutt, 34, of 1204 E. Walnut St. died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BEULAH R. HOWELL

Dec. 19, 1938-Dec. 22, 2011 Beulah Ruth Howell, 73, of Pate Circle passed away Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late Johnny and Irene Gurganus, and was the wife of Billy Ray...

BOBBIE J. MCKITHAN

Bobbie J. McKithan, 60, of 619 S. Claiborne Street, died this morning at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NAINNIE WILLIAMS

Nainnie Williams, of 608 Poplar Street, died Wednesday, at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Thursday, December 22, 2011

ISHWARI L. BULCHANDANI

Ishwari Lakhani Bulchandani died this morning at Hospice of Wake County. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

BENJAMIN A. CASEY

Sept. 9, 1930-Dec. 20, 2011 Benjamin Alexander Casey, 81, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, surrounded by his family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ben was born in Wayne County Sept. 9, 1930, to the late Benjamin Casey and...

EVELYN GRADY DAVIS

Evelyn Grady Davis died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HARRIETT J. FORTE

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Harriett Juanita Forte, 2144 Glenbrook Drive, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

J. LEMUEL HARDY

April 2, 1919-Dec. 20, 2011 KINSTON -- Joseph Lemuel Hardy, 92, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Hank Jarman officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Westview...

MAMIE HAWKINS

Mamie Hawkins, 72, 1804 Day Circle, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ALLEN J. JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Allen James Jones, 72, 404 Milford St., died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARTHA E. RICHARDSON

Died Dec. 19, 2011 BEULAVILLE -- Martha Eline Richardson, 92, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Warrenton Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Michael Richardson officiating. Burial will be at the...

STEVEN K. STRICKLAND

Sept. 14, 1958-Dec. 20, 2011 SMITHFIELD -- Steven Kelly Strickland, 53, died Tuesday at home. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Minshew Funeral Home in Four Oaks. He was born Sept. 14, 1958,...

LUTHER "LUKE" UNDERWOOD

April 10, 1954-Dec. 21, 2011 Luther "Luke" Mark Underwood, 57, Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wayne County to the late James and Jean McLawhon Underwood, and was the owner/operator of Luke's Automotive Electric....

GARY TYRE WHITE

Sept. 21, 1937-Dec. 21, 2011 Gary Tyre White, 74, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Durham Regional Hospital. Gary was born in Elkins, W. Va., Sept. 21, 1937, to the late Bernard and Nellie Tyre White. He worked with...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

MARY C. MATTHEWS BARNES

July 21, 1935-Dec. 20, 2011 LUCAMA -- Mary Charlene Matthews Barnes, 76, Lucama died Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park. She was the daughter of the late Wiley Luther Matthews and...

BENJAMIN CASEY

Benjamin Casey, 81, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ISAAC EDWARDS

Sept. 8, 1938-Dec. 20, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Isaac Edwards, 73, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Isaac was born in Wayne County Sept. 8, 1938, to the late Mark S. and Nellie Langley Edwards....

DOROTHY B. LEE

June 10, 1936-Dec. 19, 2011 Dorothy B. Lee, affectionately known as "Dot" to family and friends, slipped away with one of God's angels Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, after a brief illness. Dot was born June 10, 1936, the oldest...

PANSY W. SMITH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Pansy W. Smith, 75, 105 Gordon St., died Tuesday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

BRENDA ALLEN TAYLOR

Aug. 31, 1949-Dec. 20, 2011 Brenda Allen Taylor, 62, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Brenda was born in Wayne County Aug. 31, 1949, to James Edward Allen of Goldsboro and the late Pauline...

JUANITA STOKES TRUZY

Died Dec. 19, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Juanita Stokes Truzy, 54, 110 E. Williamson St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Evangelical Fellowship Center, with Dr. Curtis Lee, officiating. Burial...

RACHEL NEEL OVERMAN WRIGHT

Aug. 26, 1917-Dec. 19, 2011 Rachel Neel Overman Wright, 94, formerly of U.S. 13 South, and more recently, Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, passed away Monday night, Dec. 19. She was the daughter of Eddie and Rella Neel...

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

ISAAC EDWARDS

Isaac Edwards, 73, died today at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LILLIE F. FAISON

Died Dec. 15, 2011 MAGNOLIA -- Lillie Francis Faison, 85, 140 Willis Carr Road, died Thursday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in Kenansville, with the Rev. Cornolius...

CATHERINE (PARKER) GOLDEN

July 17, 1941-Dec. 12, 2011 EUFAULA, Ala. -- Catherine Golden, 70, was born to the late Alex Parker and Effie Mae (Cox) Block in Durham July 17, 1941. Mrs. Golden is survived by her husband, Lewis Golden; two daughters,...

EDWIN G. HOLLOWELL

NEW BERN -- Edwin Greyson Hollowell, 85, died Saturday. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Garber United Methodist Church in New Bern. Visitation will be today from 2 to 3 p.m. at Garber United Methodist Church Ministry...

DOROTHY B. LEE

DUDLEY -- Dorothy B. Lee, 75, 115 Lake Ave., died Monday at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ADOLPH SHERROD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Adolph Sherrod, 60, 1104 S. Church St., died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

LOUISE P. SUTTON

July 3, 1920-Dec. 19, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Louise Pelletier Sutton, 91, LaGrange, passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. Louise was born July 3, 1920, in Lenoir County to the late William Thomas Pelletier and Cora Hughes Pelletier. Louise was...

BRENDA TAYLOR

Brenda Taylor, 62, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JUANITA STOKES TRUZY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Juanita Stokes Truzy, 54, 110 E. Williamson St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GLADYS C. WEAVER

Sept. 21, 1933-Dec. 18, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Gladys Campbell Weaver left her diseased and pain-strickened body to join her Lord and savior Sunday night, Dec. 18, 2011. The 78-year-old Mount Olive resident was the widow of the Rev....

RACHEL NEEL OVERMAN WRIGHT

Died Dec. 19, 2011 Rachel Neel Overman Wright, 94, died Monday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Monday, December 19, 2011

DOUG PIGFORD

April 4, 1933-Dec. 17, 2011 Douglas Hicks Pigford, 78, passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 17, 2011 at the Milford and Reba Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. The funeral will be held Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at Calypso...

GLADYS C. WEAVER

Sept. 21, 1933-Dec. 18, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Gladys Campbell Weaver, 78, died Sunday night at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m., with visitation afterward. Burial will be Wednesday at 2 p.m....

Sunday, December 18, 2011

JESSIE MAE BRYANT

Died Dec. 13, 2011 Jessie Mae Bryant, 84, of Kenansville, died Tuesday, at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were at First Missionary Baptist Church of Kenansville Saturday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Cornolius Moore officiating. Burial...

DONNA J. DAVIS

April 11, 1937-Dec. 15, 2011 Donna J. Davis died Dec. 15 at the age of 74 at Kitty Askins Hospice. Memorial services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1000 11th St., Goldsboro, Tuesday,...

FLORENCE L. GARNER

Aug. 3, 1931-Dec. 15, 2011 DUDLEY -- Florence Lively Garner, 80, passed away Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jeff...

BARBARA PATE HOLLOMAN

Died Dec. 16, 2011 Barbara Pate Holloman, 73, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Eureka Cemetery. Pastor Eddie McKeel will officiate. She was a longtime resident...

JESSIE ALBERT POPE

ROSE HILL -- The Rev. Jessie Albert Pope, 95, of Warsaw, died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Community Funeral Home of Rose Hill....

BETTY LANE SWANN

Died Dec. 12, 2011 CAMDEN, S.C. -- Betty Lane Swann, 79, died Monday. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wateree Baptist Church with the Rev. Everett Reconnu and the Rev. Bobby J. James Jr. Burial was...

NINA W. WADSWORTH

Aug. 24, 1930-Dec. 16, 2011 Nina Wadsworth, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, with her family by her side. The family will receive friends Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, from 6 until 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral...

Friday, December 16, 2011

WALTER P. BRILL JR.

Dec. 11, 1921-Dec. 15, 2011 Walter Palmore Brill Jr., 90, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Walter was born in Baldwin County, Ala., Dec. 11, 1921, to the late Walter P....

BARBARA CAPPS

Barbara Capps, 73, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LILLIE F. FAISON

KENANSVILLE -- Lillie Frances Faison, 85, 130 William Faison Road, died Thursday at Kenansville Health and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FLORENCE L. GARNER

DUDLEY -- Florence Lively Garner, 80, died Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

CLARENCE DONNELL KING

Oct. 15, 1957-Dec. 10, 2011 Clarence Donnell King, 54, was born to the late John and Eleanor King Oct. 15, 1957, in Brunswick County, and raised by the late Clarence and Eleanor Price. He departed this life Saturday, Dec....

JOHNNY LEE LEWIS SR.

Jan. 19, 1941-Dec. 14, 2011 Deacon Johnny Lee Lewis Sr., Goldsboro, son of the late Mr. H.B. and Mrs. Eunice Lewis, departed his earthly home Wed-nesday, Dec. 14, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Deacon Johnny Lewis, 70, was...

GEORGE MOORE

Feb. 15, 1947-Dec. 10, 2011 Mr. George Moore was born Feb. 15, 1947, to the late Frank Moore and the late Lillie Moore Robinson in Mount Olive. George received his education from the Wayne County Public School System. George...

Thursday, December 15, 2011

HARRY L. BLACKMORE

Died Dec. 11, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE -- Harry Larnell Blackmore, 61, 802 Abilene Road, died Sunday at the Veterans Hospital in Durham. Funeral with full military honors will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw, with the...

JOE CAMPBELL JR.

Died Dec. 14, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- Robert "Joe" Joseph Campbell Jr., 53, Pikeville, peacefully entered into rest Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at his home in the arms of his family. After a courageous journey, Joe is finally at peace....

LARRY HINES

March 21, 1947-Dec. 9, 2011 Larry Hines was born March 21, 1947, to the late William and Helen Hines. He departed this earth surrounded by family Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center from a battle with...

DONALD NORMAN JOHNSON

March 13, 1948-Dec. 14, 2011 DUDLEY -- Donald Norman Johnson, 63, 110 Nancy Drive, died Wednesday morning at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Born in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Betty Diviggianno and the late Norman Johnson....

JOHNNY LEWIS

Johnny Lewis, 70, 718 Luther Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

GEORGE MOORE

Feb. 15, 1947-Dec. 10, 2011 Mr. George Moore was born Feb. 15, 1947, to the late Frank Moore and the late Lillie Moore Robinson in Mount Olive. He died Dec. 10, 2011. George received his education from the Wayne...

EVA MAE SANDERS

Oct. 15, 1922-Dec. 11, 2011 Eva Mae was the youngest daughter of the late Hance and Dessia Williams of Lenoir County. She was born Oct. 15, 1922, in LaGrange. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, Mrs. Eva Mae Sanders was called...

LEONARD E. SUTTON

Aug. 31, 1945-Dec. 9, 2011 KINSTON -- Leonard Earl Sutton, 66, 2312 Daly Waldrop Road, died Friday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bryan Tabernacle United Holy Church in Browntown. Burial will...

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

BILLIE S. BOYKIN

Died Dec. 12, 2011 STANTONSBURG -- Billie Jean Hunt Shingleton Boykin, 78, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, in Austell, Ga. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stantonsburg Baptist Church. Interment will be in Stantonsburg Cemetery. She had...

ANNIE P. FAULKNER

Faulkner-Annie--obit-12-14-11.jpg July 28, 1925-Dec. 13, 2011 LOUISBURG -- Annie Pernell Faulkner, 86, Louisburg, passed away Tuesday morning. Mrs. Faulkner was a daughter of the late Howard and Minnie Faulkner Pernell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norwood...

Cord Hooks Ford

Ford,-Cora 12-14-11.jpg Aug. 7, 1929-Dec. 12, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mrs. Cora Hooks Ford, 82, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Mama Cora," 380 Country Day Road,...

LARRY HINES

Hines-larry-obit-12-14-11.jpg March 21, 1947-Dec. 9, 2011 Larry Hines was born March 21, 1947, to the late William and Helen Hines. He departed this earth, surrounded by family Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center from a battle with...

Myrtle Johnson Kornegay

Kornegay Myrtle 12-14-11.jpg Oct. 18, 1924-Dec. 13, 2011 PRINCETON -- Myrtle Johnson Kornegay, 87, died Tuesday morning in Woodard Care Inc. Born Oct. 18, 1924, in Johnston County to the late Joseph Marshall and Cora Ingram Johnson, she was...

KENNETH G. SMACK

Smack,-Kenneth 12-14-11.jpg May 27, 1925-Dec. 13, 2011 Kenneth Gordon Smack, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Monday morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. He was the widower of the late Hilda Smack. Mr. Smack was a member of Love Memorial Baptist...

C.B. Sutton

Sutton-cb-obit-12-14-11.jpg May 4, 1914-Dec. 13, 2011 LAGRANGE -- Charlie Carl "C.B." Sutton, 97, LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. C.B. was born May 4, 1914, in Wayne County to the late Charlie Benjamin Sutton and Willie Smith Sutton. C.B.'s...

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

HARRY L. BLACKMORE

FAYETTEVILLE -- Harry Larnell Blackmore, 61, 802 Abilene Road, died Sunday at the Veterans Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HELEN W. COLLINS

Jan. 16, 1929-Dec. 12, 2011 Helen Warrick Collins, 82, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, surrounded by her family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Helen was born in Wayne County Jan. 16, 1929, to the late Mallie Avery Warrick...

CORA HOOKS FORD

Cora Hooks Ford, 82, 380 Country Day Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LOUISE S. HUTCHENS

Jan. 8, 1916-Dec. 11, 2011 Louise Smith Hutchens, 95, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church in Hamlet. She was born in Richmond County Jan. 8, 1916, to...

MATTIE CHRISTINE SUTTON JERNIGAN

Aug. 6, 1916-Dec. 13, 2011 Mattie Christine Sutton Jernigan, 95, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Christine was born in Sampson County Aug. 6, 1916, to the late Timothy and Emma Sutton. As a...

EVA M. SANDERS

Eva M. Sanders, 89, 101 Woodsmill Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

KENNETH SMACK

Kenneth Smack, 86, died today at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

C.B. SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Charlie Carl "C.B." Sutton, 97, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

Monday, December 12, 2011

TEX IVEY

July 3, 1924-Dec. 10, 2011 Walter Dean "Tex" Ivey, 87, passed away Saturday at the Brian Center. Tex was born in Parsons, Tenn., July 3, 1924, to the late Alvin and Cora Goodman Ivey. He was a retired truck...

CLARENCE KING

Clarence King, 112 E. Elm St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JAMES FREEMAN LEWIS SR.

Dec. 13, 1935-Dec. 9, 2011 Mr. James Freeman Lewis Sr., affectionately called "Mr. Lewis," was born in Wayne County, Goldsboro, Dec. 13, 1935, to Sylvester and Ava Best Lewis. James Freeman received his formal education in Wayne County Public...

GEORGE F. MOORE

MOUNT OLIVE -- George Franklin Moore, 776 Waller Road, died Saturday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JOSE A.B. RAMOS

Died Dec. 9, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jose Antonio Bruno Ramos, 52, 2188 Pineview Cemetery Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation and a wake will be held tonight from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, with the family...

RICKY E. SUMMERLIN

Nov. 3 1959-Dec. 10 2011 DUDLEY -- Ricky Eugene Summerlin, 52, 116 Fulton Road, a plumber, passed away Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive,...

Sunday, December 11, 2011

SENIOR ELDER CARLYLE BREWINGTON

Feb. 16, 1928-Dec. 6, 2011 Senior Elder Carlyle Brewington boarded the 8:21 a.m. heavenly express from his home on Dec. 6 in the year of our Lord, 2011. His commemorative celebration will be at the Goldsboro Raleigh District Assembly,...

PERRY M. BRIGHT

Oct. 12, 1928-Dec. 8, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Perry "Sarge" Bright, 83, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at his home. Funeral services will be Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

TREVOR O. CARR

Died Dec. 7, 2011 Trevor O. Carr, 18, of the Greenevers Community, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2283 S NC Hwy. 11, Rose Hill, Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev....

LARRY HINES

Larry Hines, 64, of 3201 Central Heights Road, Lot 307, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

LOUIE "L.B." BRITTON HOOKS JR.

March 2, 1926-Dec. 9, 2011 FAYETTEVILLE -- Louie Britton "L.B." Hooks Jr., 85, died Friday at his home. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. today at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly. The Rev. Jerry...

WALTER IVEY

Walter Ivey, 87, died Saturday at the Brian Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JANICE J. JOMP

Nov. 8, 1935-Dec. 9, 2011 Janice Joan Best Jomp, 76, of Pikeville, died Friday at Willow Creek Nursing Center. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson. Born in Wilson County, she...

JAMES LEWIS

James Lewis, of 811 Devereaux St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

LOUISE BRINKLEY MATTHEWS

Dec. 11, 1940-Dec. 7, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Louise Brinkley Matthews of 258 Lee's County Club Road left our midst Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Life celebration service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at...

JERRY LEE MILLER

April 21, 1958-Dec. 2, 2011 PRESTON -- Jerry Lee Miller, 53, of Oakland Church Road died Friday at home. A memorial service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Princeton United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends...

DONALD RAY PEARCE

Jan. 19, 1942-Dec. 9, 2011 Donald Ray Pearce, 69, formerly of Princeton, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. The funeral will be held at Casey Funeral Home Chapel today, Dec. 11, 2011, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Ramon Mizell...

JOSE ANTONIO BRUNO RAMOS

Jose Antonio Bruno Ramos, 52, of 2188 Pineview Cemetery Road, Seven Springs, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home....

SONJA JOHNSON SEYMOUR

July 1 1943-Dec. 3, 2011 Sonja Johnson Seymour of Belle, Mo., died Saturday morning Dec. 3 , 2011, in her home. Sonja suffered from a disease known as Multiple Systems Atrophy that causes symptoms similar to Parkinson's disease. Sonja...

RICKY SUMMERLIN

DUDLEY -- Ricky Summerlin, 52, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements pending with Tyndall Funeral home....

LEONARD SUTTON

Leonard Sutton, 66, of 2312 Daly Waldrop Road, Kinston, died Friday in Greensboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rhodes Funeral Home....

BLONDIE J. SUTTON

Died Dec. 9, 2011 NEWTON GROVE -- Blondie J. Sutton, 76, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. Funeral services will be today, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church, with the Rev. Todd Byrd and Josh Barfield...

VIRGINIA TILLMAN WATTS

Feb. 11, 1920-Dec. 7, 2011 Virginia Tillman Watts, 91, died on Wednesday Dec. 7, 2011, at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends at First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro following the Sunday service...

LISA N. WESTBROOK

April 3, 1982-Dec. 8, 2011 PRINCETON -- Lisa Nicole Westbrook, 29, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at her home. The family will receive friends today, Dec. 11, 2011, from 2 until 3 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home,...

Friday, December 9, 2011

JEAN T. ALBERT

Aug. 15,1937-Dec. 6, 2011 Jean Thomas "Tommie" Albert, 74, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital after many years of declining health. Jean was born Aug. 15, 1937, at her parent's home in Goldsboro, Wayne County....

WANDA GAIL CARTER

April 16, 1963-Dec. 7, 2011 SMITHFIELD — Wanda Gail Carter, 48, Smithfield, died Dec. 7, 2011. Born in Duplin County April 16, 1963, she was the daughter of Peggy Lee Lamb of Smithfield and the late Mack M. Carter...

MILDRED R. DEATON

June 5, 1922-Dec. 7, 2011 Mildred Rawls Deaton, 89, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mildred was born in Martin County June 5, 1922, to the late Guy Rawls and Pearl Whichard Rawls. She...

WARREN L. DUDLEY

Feb. 12, 1982-Dec. 7, 2011 Warren Lee Dudley, 29, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at his home. Warren was born in Wayne County Feb. 12, 1982, to Kirby Lee Dudley Jr. and Mary Ann Warren Dudley both...

MARGARET C. EICHELBERGER

Jan. 19, 1938-Dec. 8, 2011 Margaret Carrol Eichelberger, 73, died Thursday in Raleigh. A memorial service will be held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Raleigh Monday at 2 p.m....

JIMMIE L. JONES

July 24, 1930-Dec. 7, 2011 FARMVILLE -- Mr. Jimmie Lee Jones, 81, passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 7, 2011. A native of Greene County, he was born July 24, 1930, the son of Jasper Lee and Gertrude Murphy Jones....

ODELL MCCANN

Died Dec. 5, 2011 ROSE HILL — Odell McCann, 96, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church of Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with Dr. W.K. Raynor officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill...

JERRY L. MILLER

PRINCETON — Jerry Lee Miller, 53, Oakland Church Road, died Dec. 2 at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

ERNEST D. PARRISH

Oct. 28, 1922-Dec. 8, 2011 Ernest Delma Parrish, 89, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Kenansville Nursing Home. Ernest was born in Johnston County Oct. 28, 1922, to the late George J. Parrish and Martha Shaw Parrish. He...

LEHMAN G. SMITH

Sept. 20, 1937-Dec. 8, 2011 Lehman Smith fought a courageous battle with cancer and died Thursday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist...

MARY LUCILLE PRIDGEN WILSON

May 24, 1947-Dec. 2, 2011 Mrs. Mary Lucille Pridgen Wilson was born in Snow Hill to the late James Alton Pridgen and Mary Helen Moore Pridgen May 24, 1947. She departed this life Dec. 2, 2011. Mary attended Greene...

Thursday, December 8, 2011

MILDRED RAWLS DEATON

Mildred Rawls Deaton, 89, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WARREN L. DUDLEY

Warren Lee Dudley, 29, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES ANDREW FUSSELL

July 10, 1949-Dec. 3, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Charles Andrew Fussell, 62, 516 Robert St., Goldsboro, departed his earthly life, peacefully Saturday,...

HILDA W. GRAHAM

Dec. 12, 1928-Dec. 6, 2011 Hilda Westbrook Graham, 82, passed away Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Rosa Westbrook and the late Leon and Lela Westbrook,...

MARY ANDERSON GRAY

Nov. 22, 1930-Dec. 6, 2011 KINSTON -- Mary Anderson Gray, 81, died peacefully in her home Tuesday Dec. 6, 2011. She was born Nov. 22, 1930, in Wayne County to the late Ed and Nellie Gray. She was a...

LOUISE BRINKLEY MATTHEWS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Louise Brinkley Matthews, 70, 258 Lee's Country Club Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ERNEST D. PARRISH

Ernest Delma Parrish, 89, died today at Kenansville Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANTONIO RICARDO "RICO" THOMAS

Died Dec. 5, 2011 Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, Mr. Antonio Ricardo "Rico" Thomas, departed his earthly life at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. A service celebrating his life will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011,...

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

JEAN ALBERT

Jean Albert, 74, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KEITH N. BENNERMAN

WARSAW -- Keith Nicholas Bennerman, 21, 160 Albert Newkirk Blvd., died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Matthews Funeral Service in Wallace....

WILLIAM ROBERT BENTON

May 19, 1912-Dec. 5, 2011 William "Robert" Benton, 99, Goldsboro, passed away Dec. 5 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was a lifelong resident. Robert was the son of the late James Robert and Ida...

CARLYLE BREWINGTON

The Rev. Carlyle Brewington, 1512 Scotty Drive, died Tuesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HILDA GRAHAM

Hilda Graham, 82, died Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

VICTOR D. INGRAM

Died Dec. 3, 2011 DUDLEY -- Victor Devon Ingram, 42, 120 Jake Drive, died Saturday in New Bern. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be...

JAYDEN J. LOFTON

Baby Jayden Jaheen Lofton died Thursday at Duke Medical Center in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RANSOM A. MARTIN

May 10, 1935-Dec. 5, 2011 PRINCETON -- Ransom Arthur Martin, 76, died Monday afternoon. Funeral will be noon Friday at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery. He was born May...

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

WILLIAM BENTON

May 19, 1912 -- Dec. 5, 2011 William "Robert" Benton, 99, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

STEPHANIE R. BEST

June 8, 1960-Dec. 2, 2011 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Stephanie Ann Robinson Best, 51, of 102 Dell Drive, Dudley, N.C., graciously departed her life on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011,...

BETTY JO FONVIELLE

WARSAW -- Betty Jo Fonvielle, 56, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at the Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Mrs. Fonvielle was born Oct. 26, 1955, in Duplin County to the late Seth Hill and Josephine Kannan...

MARY PEPPLER HORNE

Mary Peppler Horne, 58, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 pm. at Benson Pentecostal Holiness Church in Benson, with the Rev. Mark...

JEFFERY and JOSHUA LANGLEY

Matthew and Christie Langley announce the birth and death of twin boys, Jeffery Daniel Langley and Joshua David Langley, on Monday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and the family is being served by Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

RANSOM A. MARTIN

PRINCETON -- Ransom Arthur Martin, 76, died Monday afternoon. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Casey Funeral Home in Princeton serving the family....

JUDY G. PEARSON

FREMONT -- Judy Glover Pearson, 66, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Pikeville Baptist Church. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont. She is survived by her husband, Donald Pearson;...

PAULA B. STEVENSON

Paula Bernadette Anderson Stevenson, 61, of Salter Path, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Carl R. Stevenson of Salter Path, a son, five sisters and five brothers. A Mass of Christian burial was...

ANTONIO THOMAS

Antonio Thomas, 42, of 1300 Harding Drive, died Monday at UNC-Chapel Hill Hospital. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Goldsboro....

RETHA L. THORNE

Nov. 14, 1915-Dec. 4, 2011 WILSON -- Retha Pearl Lamm Thorne, 96, formerly of Fremont, left us on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, for her Heavenly home with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Funeral services will be conducted 1...

DOLLIE P. TOWNSEND

Jan. 19, 1927 -- Dec. 4, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Dollie Price Townsend, 84, of Seven Springs, passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. Dollie was born Jan. 19, 1927, in Wayne County to the late Titus and Johnnie Price....

Monday, December 5, 2011

VICTOR DEVON INGRAM

Victor Devon Ingram, 42, of 120 Jake Drive, Dudley, died Saturday in New Bern. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

HELEN B. CASSIDY FAIRCLOTH

Feb. 5, 1921-Nov. 30, 2011 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Helen B. Cassidy Faircloth, 90, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. She was a native of Wilson and a Virginia peninsula resident for 43 years. She was preceded in death by...

ADAM GABRIEL GRZYBEK

March 24, 1966-Dec. 4, 2011 Adam Gabriel Grzybek, 45, of Port Washington, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro surrounded by his family. Adam was born in Englewood, N.J., on March 24,...

HERBERT W. LAMBERT

Herbert W. Lambert, 82, of Durham died Saturday evening at Duke Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Clements Funeral Home in Durham....

BILLY J. MORRIS

Dec. 25, 1931-Dec. 5, 2011 Billy "Bill" Junior Morris, 79, passed away on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Bill was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on Dec. 25, 1931, to the...

RAYMOND SAMENSKI III

PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Steven Samenski III, 19, died Friday. All services will be held in Baltimore, Md. Raymond is survived by his father and stepmother, Raymond S. Samenski Jr. and wife, Davida, of Pikeville and his mother, Lisa Ann...

RYAN C. SELBY

PIKEVILLE -- Ryan Christopher Selby, 18, died Friday. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will be held in Maryland. Ryan is survived by his parents, Roger Selby and...

DOLLIE P. TOWNSEND

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Dollie Price Townsend of Seven Springs died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete from Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

MARY WILSON

Mary Wilson of 900 Evergreen, Apt. E1, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

Sunday, December 4, 2011

STEPHANIE ROBINSON BEST

Stephanie Ann Robinson Best, 51, of 102 Dell Drive, Dudley, died Friday at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

HELEN B. CASSIDY FAIRCLOTH

Feb. 5, 1921-Nov. 30, 2011 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Helen B. Cassidy Faircloth, 90, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. She was a native of Wilson and a Virginia peninsula resident for 43 years. She was preceded in death by...

CHARLES FUSSELL

Charles Andrew Fussell, of 516 Robert St., Goldsboro, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

MICHAEL PATRICK GILLIE

Sept. 29, 1960-Dec. 1, 2011 Michael Patrick Gillie, 51, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held this afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Ven Faulk officiating. The family...

ANNIE RUTH EDGERTON JOHNSON

July 29, 1920-Nov. 29, 2011 Annie Ruth Edgerton Johnson, a longtime resident of Goldsboro, died at the age of 91 on Nov. 29, 2011, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice in Winston-Salem. Annie Ruth loved welcoming her family and friends...

PEARL HERRING LYNN

Died Dec. 1, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Pearl Herring Lynn, 92, of 1586 Summerlin Crossroads, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be today, Dec. 4, 2011, at 6 p.m. at Pink Hill Funeral...

DAN P. MCGEE JR.

June 7, 1959-Dec. 3, 2011 Dan P. McGee Jr., 52, died Saturday at home. Born in Harrison Township, Mich., he was the son of the late Dan P. McGee Sr. and Patricia M. McGee of Goldsboro. Danny is survived...

EMMA MAE PRICE

April 23, 1926-Nov. 30, 2011 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Emma Mae Price, 85, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Granny" and "Little...

RAYMOND SAMENSKI

PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Samenski, 19, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

RYANCHRISTOPHER SHELBY

PIKEVILLE -- Ryan Christopher Shelby, 18, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

PAULA BERNADETTE ANDERSON STEVENSON

Jan. 19, 1950-Dec. 3, 2011 SALTER PATH -- Paula Bernadette Anderson Stevenson, 61, of Salter Path, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday at St. Egbert Catholic Church,...

GERALD CARLTON TAYLOR JR.

Feb. 26, 1950-Nov. 30, 2011 Gerald Carlton Taylor Jr., 61, died at Pitt Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. The funeral services will be held at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at noon...

Friday, December 2, 2011

MARY E. AVERY

Died Nov. 29, 2011 WILMINGTON -- Mary Elizabeth Avery, 73, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel Rose Hill in Rose Hill Monday at 11 a.m., with elder Richard...

FRANCES GREENE COLEY

Died Nov. 27, 2011 Mrs. Frances Greene Coley, 72, 316 Fedelon Trail, was called home Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. A service of celebration will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at 1 p.m....

CHARLES N. COX

Died Nov. 28, 2011 Charles Nathaniel "Big Meat" Cox, 416 Old N.C. 111 South, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Darden Chapel Church, with pastor Rasalyn Aycock officiating. Burial will be...

ROBERT LEE DUNN

Aug. 19, 1946-Nov. 30, 2011 WILMINGTON -- Robert Lee Dunn passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 30, 2011, at home in Wilmington. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

DAPHNE B. FULKERSON

Died Dec. 1, 2011 FREMONT -- Daphne Barnes Fulkerson, 88, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery (new section). The family will then move immediately to Fremont Missionary Baptist Church for...

MICHAEL PATRICK GILLIE

Sept. 29, 1960-Dec. 1, 2011 Michael Patrick Gillie, 51, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Beaufort, S.C., he was the son of the late Ralph Elliott and Nellie Hamilton Gillie, and was preceded in death by a...

SEAN WAYNE JONES

Died Nov. 24, 2011 CHAPEL HILL -- Sean Wayne Jones, 36, 131 Lady Bug Lane, Chapel Hill, died Thanksgiving morning in a single car accident in Chatham County. Sean studied at the University of North Carolina, where he was...

CLARA PEARL RING LYNN

Died Dec. 1, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Clara Pearl Herring Lynn, 92, 1586 Summerlin Crossroads, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Sunday at Pink Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Maynard Quinn officiating. Burial...

GERALD C. TAYLOR

Gerald C. Taylor, 1500 E. Maple St., died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamiton Funeral Chapel....

MARVIN R. UZZELL

June 29, 1941-Nov. 30, 2011 ELROY -- Marvin Ray Uzzell, 70, Elroy, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Marvin was born June 29, 1941, in Wayne County to the late Richard and Alice Mae Hines Uzzell. He served with...

Thursday, December 1, 2011

MARIAN DENISE STEWARD-PUGH

Died Nov. 27, 2011 Mrs. Marian Denise Steward-Pugh, 51, 113 Patetown Road, Goldsboro, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Hamilton...

RICKY I. "PEEBIRD" AMMONS

Died Nov. 25, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ricky Irie "Peebird" Ammons, 48, 186 Willie Best Road, died Friday at Windham Hall. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with elder William Waters...

RAYMOND BEST

Jan. 10, 1951-Nov. 23, 2011 SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. -- Elder Raymond Best, 60, died Wednesday at Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1951, to the late Edward and Ella Armstrong Best in Mount Olive. Funeral...

ROBERT L. DUNN

Robert Lee Dunn, 65, died Wednesday evening in Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

ETHEL R. EPPS

Died Nov. 28, 2011 WARSAW -- Ethel Ruth Epps, 94, resident of Kornegay Health and Rehabilitation, died Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Garris Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Patsy Faison officiating. Burial will be in...

THOMAS RAEFORD GURLEY SR.

Died Nov. 28, 2011 Thomas Raeford Gurley Sr., 91, 125 Radford Drive, died Monday. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Andy Stoval officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Creech...

SHARON DELORES WADE HOBBS

July 7, 1970-Nov. 25, 2011 Minister Sharon Delores Wade Hobbs was born July 7, 1970, to Curtis Odell and Annie Mae Wade of Wayne County. In the stillness of the evening surrounded by her loving family, minister Sharon Hobbs...

JAMES E. JAMISON JR.

Aug. 31, 1932-Nov. 29, 2011 PIKEVILLE -- James Eric Jamison Jr., 79, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Estefna and James E. Jamison Sr. and was the husband of Laura Gurley...

WENDELL D. MAGOON

Oct. 21, 1930-Nov. 30, 2011 Wendell Drury Magoon, 81, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at the Brian Center. Wendell was born in Northampton, Mass., Oct. 21, 1930, to the late Austin William Magoon and Esther Nimms Drury Magoon....

EMMA M. PRICE

Emma Mae Price, 85, 108 Valleyview Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JUAN G. RIOS

Died Nov. 30, 2011 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Juan Gusman Rios, 80, died Wednesday morning at home. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Born in Mexico, he was the son of the late Galacion and...

MARVIN UZZELL

ELROY -- Marvin Uzzell, 70, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home....