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VIRDIA MAE KING

Aug. 25, 1925-

Jan. 15, 2012

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7)

Virdia Mae King, 86, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Virdia," 1738-B E. Maple St., Goldsboro, departed her earthly life peacefully Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at the Brian Health and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro.

Virdia was born in Anson County, Aug. 25, 1925, to the late Mary Kirby Smith and Charlie B. Smith.

She attended, and was educated in, the public school system in Anson County.

Virdia was preceded in death by her husband, William King Sr.; two brothers, Charlie Smith and Lonnie Smith; a son, William, King Jr.; and a daughter, Mary L. Wynn.

Funeral service will be conducted Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Faith United Holy Church, 1603 S. Slocumb St., Goldsboro, with pastor James A. Woodley officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, 423 N. U.S. 117, Goldsboro.

A public viewing will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist, 900 S. George St., Goldsboro, from 2 to 6 p.m., with the family present to receive friends and other family members.

Virdia leaves to cherish her loving and precious memories four sons, Johnny Lee King, Leslie King and wife, Dale, Edwards King of Goldsboro and Carl King of Raleigh; three daughters, Rosia B. Rich and Margaret A. Halloman both of Goldsboro and Mary Maddox of Fayetteville; a brother, Timothy Smith; three sisters, Bessie Sturdivant, Early Mae Godfrey of Charlotte and Annie King and husband, Ernest, of Rock Hill, S.C.; 33 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends at mother Rosia Rich's residence, 103 Neil St., Goldsboro, where family and friends will assemble one hour prior to the funeral in preparation for the funeral procession.

Cards, lovegrams and condolences may be faxed to McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist at 731-4338, or online sign-in register book at www.mcintyrefh.com.

Flowers may be sent to McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist, 900 S. George St., Goldsboro.

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TITLE: GERTRUDE B. BROCK AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

Died Jan. 18, 2012

FAISON -- Nannie Gertrude Brock, 83, 424 S. Forrest St., died early today.

Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church in Faison. Burial will be at Brock Cemetery in Sarecta.

She was married to William Albert Brock.

Visitation will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church.

Tyndall Funeral Home is handing the services.

TITLE: LELA T. POWELL AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

MAGNOLIA -- Lela T. Powell, 89, died today at the Brian Center of Wallace.

Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw.

TITLE: DONALD R. BARR AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

Donald Roy Barr, 53, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

TITLE: IRENE "TONY" COLEY MORRISEY AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:IRENE 'TONY' COLEY MORRISEY

Aug. 25, 1929-Jan. 13, 2012

"Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5)

Mrs. Irene C. Morrisey, 82, affectionately known by her family and friends as "Tony," 808 Slaughter St., Goldsboro, gently moved from labor to reward Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at her residence.

"Tony" was born in Wayne County to the late Annie Bell Green Coley and Jack Coley.

She grew up in the Saulston community, and attended Wayne County public schools.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Lee Morrrisey; two brothers, Kennon Flowers and James Marilyn Coley; and two sisters, Geraldine Spruill and Occie Forte.

Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at noon at McIntyre Funeral Home chapel, 900 S. George St., Goldsboro, with the Rev. Patrick Ewing officiating. Interment will follow in Old Cemetery, 2929 Central Heights Road, Goldsboro.

Also, a public viewing will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at McIntyre Funeral Home chapel, 900 S. George St., Goldsboro, from 11 to 11:50 a.m.

She leaves to celebrate and cherish her memories three daughters, Rosa Hilliard Coffee and husband, Walter, of Insker, Mich., Edna Hilliard Reid and husband, Larry, of Goldsboro Judy Morrisey; a granddaughter, Dominique, whom she reared in the home; four sons, Norman Eugene Morrisey and wife, JoAnn, of Conyers, Ga., William Sherwood Morrisey and wife, Vivian Carol, of Goldsboro, Jerry Morrisey of Atlanta, G., and Reginald Morrisey and wife, Lavonda, of Pikeville; five sisters, Helen Coley, Vivian Jones and husband, Edward, and Carolyn Yelverton and husband, Leslie, of Goldsboro, Doris Sampson and husband, Daniel, of Bronx, N.Y., and Leora Thomas and husband, Elmer, of Mary Esther, Fla.; a brother, Leamon Coley and wife, Bertha, of Vaux Hall, N.J.; an aunt, Ethel Green Rodgers of Goldsboro; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

At other times, the family will receive friends at 808 Slaughter St., Goldsboro, where family and friends will assemble one hour prior to the funeral in preparation for the funeral procession.

Cards, lovegrams and condolences may be faxed to McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist at 731-4338, or online sign-in register book at www.mcintyrefh.com.

Flowers may be sent to McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist, 900 S. George St., Goldsboro.

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TITLE: RACHELLE ELIZABETH RUE RICHARDSON AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:RACHELLE ELIZABETH RUE RICHARDSON

Died Jan. 16, 2012

Rachelle Elizabeth Rue Richardson, 92, formerly of 518 Stadium Drive, passed away Monday morning in Smithfield Manor Nursing Home in Smithfield.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at First African Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Louis Leigh officiating. Her mortal frame will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery.

She leaves to cherish her legacy and memory her son, Edward Henry Dowdye Jr.; grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends

Visitation will be Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Lander Coe Parlor of Haskins Funeral Home.

Mrs. Richardson will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.

The family will receive friends at 510 Stadium Drive, where it will assemble in preparation for the funeral procession.

More detailed obituary information for Mrs. Richardson is posted at www.haskinsfh.com, where you may post condolences.

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TITLE: LUCILLE H. GIBBS AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:LUCILLE H. GIBBS

Sept. 23, 1921-Jan. 15, 2012

Lucille Hood Gibbs, 90, formerly of Hampton, Va., passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at Woodard's Care.

Lucille was born in Bullock County, Ga., Sept. 23, 1921, to the late Jesse Hood and Maxie Bowen Hood.

She was an active member of West Hampton Baptist Church for more than 65 years.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at noon at Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News, Va., with Hunter L.W. Allman Jr. presiding.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Lucille is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann Bunn and husband, Jimmy, of Pikeville, Shirley Hartvigson and husband, Larry, of Kirkland, Wash., and Lettie Arrington and husband, Mark, of Gordonsville, Va.

She is also survived by her seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Laura Jean Hood of Statesboro, Ga.; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Herbert Livengood and Earl Gibbs.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimers North Carolina Inc. at P.O. Box 10608, Goldsboro, N.C., 27532.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.

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TITLE: CAROLYN MERVIN AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

Carolyn Mervin, 48, 3535 Thoroughfare Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc.

TITLE: EDDIE CONLEY AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Eddie Conley, 96, formerly of Sampson County, died Monday at Washington Hospital Center.

Arrangements are pending at Brock Memorial and Worley Funeral Home in Clinton.

TITLE: BERNICE B. BROWN AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

HOPE MILLS -- Bernice B. Brown, 95, 504 Abbeyville Circle, died Tuesday at Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton.

Arrangements are pending at Brock Memorial and Worley Funeral Home in Clinton.

TITLE: MARJORIE BUTLER GUY AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

Sept. 11, 1942-Jan. 16, 2012

WARSAW -- Marjorie Butler Guy, 69, died Monday at home.

Graveside service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Larry and Marjorie Guy Memorial Gardens in Warsaw.

She was born Sept. 11, 1292, in Columbus County to the late Zara Butler Jr. and Pearl Wise Newell. She was married to the late Larry Guy.

She is survived by two daughters.

TITLE: NEAL E. WINGFIELD AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

Oct. 10, 1943-Jan. 15, 2012

HAMPSTEAD -- The Rev. Neal Eddins Wingfield, 68, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Salem United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Sandy Schaller, the Rev. Francis Daniel and the Rev. Randy Maynard officiating

He was born Oct. 10, 1943, in Charlottesville, Va., son of the late Ernest Tyler and Cornelia Eddins Wingfield. He was married to Page Lohmeyer Wingfield.

He is survived by a son and a daughter.

Visitation will follow the service in the church hall.

Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw is handling the arrangements.

TITLE: ANN E. WILLIAMS AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

Feb. 8, 1940-Jan. 16, 2012

SMITHFIELD -- Ann Elizabeth Williams, 71, died Monday evening at home.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Donald Ray Massey officiating. Burial will be in Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens.

She was born Feb. 8, 1940, in Wayne County to the late Robert Allen Williams and Lois Virginia Carter Williams Pelt. She was married to Bob S. Williams.

She is survived by a son and a daughter.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral.

TITLE: ROBERT BALLANCE AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

FREMONT -- Robert Ballance, 81, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home.

TITLE: JOANNA CARTER VERNON AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

March 9, 1943-Jan. 17, 2012

WALLACE -- Joanna Carter Vernon, 68, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery.

She was born March 9, 1943, in Duplin County to the late Clyde Clarence Carter Jr. and Octavia Mae Crumpler.

She is survived by a son.

Visitation will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Community Funeral Home.

TITLE: NETTIE P. MCPHAIL AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

June 22, 1925-Jan. 16, 2012

Nettie Pearl McPhail, 86, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Saint Matthew Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange.

She was born in Sampson County June 22, 1925, to the late John and Sarah Williams Tatum.

She is survived by 12 children.

Visitation will be Friday from 3 to 7 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 7 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory.

Other times, the family will receive friends at the home of her son, Jimmy McPhail, 104 E. James St. in LaGrange.

TITLE: DORIS P. MCDOWELL AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

June 26, 1945-Jan. 15, 2012

LAGRANGE -- Doris P. McDowell, 66, Parkstown Road, died Sunday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount.

A private service will be held for the family.

She was born in Durham County June 26, 1945, to the late Otho and Lillie Pennell Perry. She was married to Fred McDowell.

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory.

TITLE: LOIS RADFORD AUTHOR: News Argus Staff ----- BODY:

NEWSOME

Lois Radford Newsome, 93, died Tuesday at Keller's Oak Haven in Sanford.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Published in Obituaries on January 18, 2012 1:49 PM