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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

ANNIE A. EDMUNDSON BEAMON

Died Feb. 22, 2012 STAMFORD, Conn. -- Annie Armelia Edmundson Beamon, 85, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday in Stamford Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Wave of Glory Faith Ministries, with apostle Daniel Uzzell officiating. Interment...

HAZEL S. BROOM

June 3, 1917-Feb. 27, 2012 CARY -- Hazel Smith Broom, 94, Cary, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. Mrs. Broom was born June 3, 1917, in Lenoir County to the late Quincy Adams Smith and Mamie...

ANNA L. GRADY

KINSTON -- Anna Louise Grady, 93, Harmony Hall, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

JAMES M. OWENS

Aug. 31, 1948-Feb. 27, 2012 LUCAMA -- James Milton Owens, 63, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be tonight at 7 in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tommy Hagan officiating. Burial will be...

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

DELORES D. BATTS

Died Feb. 24, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Delores D. Batts, 75, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel Wednesday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Anthony Flow officiating. Burial will be...

JACK CLIFTON BISSETTE SR.

Aug. 26, 1925-Feb. 26, 2012 WILMINGTON -- Jack Clifton Bissette Sr., 86, Wilmington, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center Wilmington. He was born Aug. 26, 1925, the...

HAZEL S. BROOM

CARY -- Hazel Smith Broom, 94, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home....

CARRIE F. DAWSON

April 18, 1920-Feb. 27, 2012 Carrie Fields Dawson went to be with the Lord Feb. 27, 2012, surrounded by her family. Carrie was born in Greene County to the late William Owen and Carrie Hill Fields, and was married...

JOHN W. DUNN

John Wesley Dunn, 68, 416-A Lime St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LOIS W. JEANNETTE

Died Feb. 27, 2012 Lois Wiegand Jeannette, 86, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her home. A native of Goldsboro, she was the daughter of the late Herbert C. and Rosa Bell Pollock Wiegand, and the widow of...

JAMES M. OWENS

LUCAMA -- James M. Owens, 63, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

SUSAN A. SPENCER

May 16, 1920-Feb. 27, 2012 Susan Anderson Spencer, 91, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Susan was born in Wayne County May 16, 1925, to the late Robert Edward Anderson and Celia Beasley Anderson....

JOHN TURNER WALSTON

Died Feb. 25, 2012 FARMVILLE -- Mr. John Turner Walston, 96, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Farmville by Dr. Rick...

Monday, February 27, 2012

LINDA PERSON BURKE

Feb. 6, 1943-Feb. 25, 2012 Linda Person Burke passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 6, 1943, in Wayne County to the late Isaac and Lula...

SANDRA PRIDGEN HOUSTON

Sandra Pridgen Houston, 51, 607 Sheridan Forest Road, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

LOIS W. JEANNETTE

Lois W. Jeannette, 86, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

THELMA E. KIYOSHK

DUDLEY -- Thelma Emaline Kiyoshk, 85, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

GLENDA SPRUEIL

Glenda Sprueil, 63, 310 W. Murray St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Sunday, February 26, 2012

BARBARA CLARK ALVAREZ

Died Feb. 19, 2012 LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Barbara Clark Alvarez, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Goldsboro, died Feb. 19, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Milton S. Clark of Goldsboro. Mrs. Alvarez was...

DOLLY J. CAMAIONI

Jan. 25, 1952-Feb. 23, 2012 Dolly Jo Camaioni, 60, passed away Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. She was the daughter of the late Johnny and Irene...

CLARENCE DEMPSY

Died Feb. 24, 2012 Clarence Dempsey, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday morning at Sun City Center Hospice House in Ruskin, Fla. Mr. Dempsey is survived by his wife, Doris Hill Dempsey and four children. Visitation with the family present...

DOLLY RACKLEY EAKES

Aug. 31. 1914-Feb. 23, 2012 Goldsboro, NC/Camden, SC -- Dolly Rackley Eakes, 97, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Kershaw Health, Camden, S.C. Funeral services for Mrs. Eakes will be held today, Feb. 26 at 2...

FLONNIE WOODARD GEORGE

Aug. 21, 1947-Feb. 23, 2011 Flonnie Woodard George peacefully slipped away on Feb. 23, 2011, at 3:30 a.m. at Kitty Askins Hospice. A visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, from 4 until 7 p.m. at E.M....

MARY ALICE FERRELL HAWLEY

Died Feb. 24, 2012 KENLY -- Mary Alice Ferrell Hawley, 85, of Kenly, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church in Kenly. The Rev. Lewis...

KALA R. HERLANDS

May 28, 1924-Feb. 12, 2012 CHAPEL HILL -- Kala R. Herlands, 87, died Feb. 12, 2012, at Carol Woods Retirement Community in Chapel Hill. Kala was born May 28, 1924, in Wilson, the daughter of Emil and Miriam Oettinger...

JAMES H. KORNEGAY JR.

Oct. 7, 1952-Feb. 24, 212 James Henry Kornegay Jr., 59, passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at Greendale Forest Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at 4 p.m. in...

LANDORA C. LANCASTER

Aug. 22, 1928-Feb. 24, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Landora Cruse Lancaster, 83, of LaGrange, went to her Heavenly home Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, surrounded by her family. A service of remembrance will be held today, Feb. 26, 2012, at 3...

DR. VIRGINIA SANFORD MANGUM

Sept. 15, 1919-Feb. 23, 2012 Dr. Virginia Sanford Mangum passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. A memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with the Rev. James...

ELIZABETH MAYFIELD MURRAY

Dec. 21, 1919-Feb. 24, 2012 Elizabeth Mayfield Murray, 92, formerly of Old Smithfield Road went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday morning, Feb. 24, 2012, at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held today, Feb. 26,...

LOIS L. SHIVAR

Apr. 26, 1917-Feb. 24, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Lois Lynch Shivar, 94, of Seven Springs, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Mayview Convalescent Center, Raleigh. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at 11 a.m....

Friday, February 24, 2012

ANNIE EDMUNDSON BEAMON

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Annie Edmundson Beamon, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

DOLLY J. CAMAIONI

Dolly J. Camaioni, 60, died Thursday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

FERRELL GAMBLE DABBS

Jan. 16, 1923-Feb. 21, 2012 MOORESVILLE -- Ferrell Gamble Dabbs, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, following an extended illness. Ferrell was born Jan. 16, 1923, to James Gartrell Gamble and Mary Lela Watson Gamble...

DREW DALTON

Sept. 6, 1961-Feb. 23, 2012 R. Drew Dalton, 50, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Hospice of Wake County in Cary surrounded by his family. Drew was born in Troy, Ohio, Sept. 6, 1961, to the late R....

CLARENCE DEMPSEY

RUSKIN, Fla. -- Clarence Dempsey, 79, formerly of Goldsboro, died this morning at Sun City Center Hospice House. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOLLY RACKLEY EAKES

Aug. 31, 1914-Feb. 23, 2012 CAMDEN, S.C., and GOLDSBORO -- Funeral services for Dolly Rackley Eakes, 97, will be held Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, with interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange....

FLONNIE GEORGE

Flonnie George, 64, died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

CATHY SUTTON HARDY

May 31, 1959-Feb. 22, 2012 Cathy, 52, departed this life into the loving arms of her heavenly father at Duke Medical Center after a brief and devastating illness. A celebration of her life will be held at Tyndall Funeral...

DONALD RAY HERRING

Oct. 14, 1944-Feb. 22, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Donald Ray Herring, 67, 343 Tram Road, passed from this life into the presence of his Lord and savior. Death came peacefully and quietly at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012,...

ELIZABETH PARKS JACKSON

June 28, 1934-Feb. 19, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Elizabeth Parks Jackson, 77, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Sister," 1305 E....

NATHAN THOMAS KELLY

Died Feb. 23, 2012 ALBERTSON -- Nathan Thomas Kelly, 84, 4018 N.C. 111 North, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Pink Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steve Grissom officiating....

JAMES H. KORNEGAY JR.

James H. Kornegay Jr., 59, died today at Greendale Forest Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LANDORA LANCASTER

LAGRANGE -- Landora Lancaster died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

VIRGINIA SANFORD MANGUM

Dr. Virginia Sanford Mangum, 92, died Thursday at Golden Living in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARGARET S. MCLEAN

Sept. 6, 1922-Feb. 22, 2012 Margaret Stephenson McLean, 89, formerly of Murfreesboro, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Margaret was born in Northampton County Sept. 6, 1922, to the late Benjamin David Stephenson and Roberta...

WILHEMENA EDWARDS MILES

Dec. 19, 1935-Feb. 23, 2012 Mrs. Wilhemena Edwards Miles, 76, departed this earthly life peacefully Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A ser-vice celebrating Mrs. Miles' life will be held Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at 11 a.m....

ELIZABETH MURRAY

Elizabeth Murray, 92, died this morning at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ZORAIDA TORRES

Died Feb. 21, 2012 JACKSONVILLE -- Zoraida Torres, 51, 192 King Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Services will be held at a later date in Puerto Rico. She is survived by two sons. Arrangements are by Haskins...

Thursday, February 23, 2012

SUSAN S. BROADWAY

Sept. 22, 1954-Feb. 20, 2012 Susan Spencer Broadway, 57, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Susan was born in Delaware, Ohio, Sept. 22, 1954, to the late Charles Spencer and Margaret Brown Spencer. She was...

FERRELL G. DABBS

Ferrell Gamble Dabbs, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday following an extended illness. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CATHY S. HARDY

May 31, 1959-Feb. 22, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Cathy Sue Sutton Hardy, 52, Wendell, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, 2012, at Duke Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, at 11 a.m. in the chapel...

DONALD R. HERRING

MOUNT OLIVE -- Donald Ray Herring, 67, 343 Tram Road, died at home Wednesday evening. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

MARGARET MCLEAN

Margaret McLean, 89, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WALTER L. MEWBORN

Walter Lee Mewborn, 76, 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 39, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Swinson Funeral Service of Kinston....

ELEANOR EDWARDS PORTER

Died Feb. 21, 2012 FOUR OAKS -- Eleanor Edwards Porter, 80, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. Funeral service will be Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Four Oaks, with the Rev. Dick...

SHIRLEY ANN RUSSELL

Died Feb. 18, 2012 Shirley Ann Russell departed this life Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her mother, Hattie Lee Boseman Russell, and grandparents Vonell and Eva Mae Boseman. She is survived by her...

CASSIE BARNES SCURRY

Sept. 5, 1926-Feb. 19, 2012 CHARLOTTE -- Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, God summoned the angel, longevity, to come down and take Cassie Barnes Scurry, at age 85, to her heavenly home. Ms. Scurry passed from this life after a...

MOSES A.J. STEVENS

Aug. 25, 1933-Feb. 19, 2012 FAISON -- Moses Auson Junior Stevens, 78, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Goshen Disciple Church, with Dr. David Atkinson officiating. Burial will be at Cobb Cemetery...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

MARY ANNA TAYLOR BRITT

Died Feb. 20, 2012 Mary Anna Taylor Britt, 100, Parkstown community, passed away Feb. 20, 2012. She was born in Best Grove community to the late Johnny and Flossie Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Othnal...

THOMAS R. MOORING

May 21, 1939-Feb. 20, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Mr. Thomas Richard "Tommy" Mooring, 72, died Monday evening, Feb. 20, 2012, at his home. A native of Greene County, Tommy was born May 21, 1939, the son of Johnnie Richard...

SYLVESTER "DUSTY" ANTHONY RHODES

Jan. 15, 1936-Feb. 19, 2012 Sylvester "Dusty" Anthony Rhodes, 76, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Dusty was born in Nanicott, Pa., Jan. 15, 1936, to the late Handley Rhodes and Helen Kluss Rhodes....

ZORAIDA TORRES

JACKSONVILLE -- Zoraida Torres, 51, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

MARY ANNA BRITT

LAGRANGE -- Mary Anna Britt, 100, 140 Jessie Jackson St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc....

SUSAN S. BROADWAY

Susan S. Broadway, 57, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MIRIAM SCOTT BROCK

Miriam Scott Brock, 88, Willow Creek Nursing Facility, died Sunday Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BARBARA B. FONVIELLE

Sept. 15, 1916-Feb. 19, 2012 Barbara Best Fonvielle, 95, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Goldsboro, Mrs. Fonvielle was born Sept. 15, 1916, to John Lee and Sadie Lou Britt Best. She was...

ELVIRA HILL FRANKS

Died Feb. 14, 2012 BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Elvira Hill Franks, 91, formerly of Kenansville, died Feb. 14 at Kings County Medical Center. A private memorial service was held Monday. Arrangements are by Rhodes Funeral Home of Warsaw. (Pd)...

JIMMY W. HOLMES

Feb. 3, 1966-Feb. 20, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jimmy Worth Holmes Jr., 46, Seven Springs died early Monday morning at his residence. Born in Wayne County, Jimmy was the owner of Jimmy Holmes Paint Co. for the last 21...

RANDY KEITH LANCASTER

Aug. 5, 1953-Feb. 20, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Randy Keith Lancaster, 58, Daw Pate Road, passed away Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont,...

IRENE SIMON PENDER

Oct. 20, 1926-Feb. 16, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Irene Simon Pender, 85, 129 S. Third St., died Thursday evening. She was born Oct. 20, 1926, the daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Simon, and the widow of William Joseph...

HERBERT A. WHEELER

Oct. 31, 1928-Feb. 19, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Herbert Alfred Wheeler, 83, Pikeville, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Stantonsburg, he was the son of the late Joseph Stephen Wheeler and Gladys Fields Wheeler, and husband...

Monday, February 20, 2012

BARBARA FONVIELLE

Barbara Fonvielle, 95, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LINDA HERNANDEZ

Jan. 7, 1945-Feb. 18, 2012 SELMA -- Linda Hernandez, 67, died Saturday at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Princeton....

JIMMY W. HOLMES

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Jimmy Worth Holmes, 45, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ELIZABETH PARKS JACKSON

Elizabeth Parks Jackson, 77, 1305 E. Elm St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

RANDY LANCASTER

Randy Lancaster, 58, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

SYLVESTER "DUSTY" A. RHODES

Sylvester "Dusty" A. Rhodes, 76, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SHIRLEY A. RUSSELL

DUDLEY -- Shirley Ann Russell, 54, 143 Colonel Warrick Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CASSIE BARNES SCURRY

Cassie Barnes Scurry, 85, 405 Whitfield Drive, died Sunday at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MOSES STEVENS

FAISON -- Moses Stevens, 1234 Grimes Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HERBERT WHEELER

PIKEVILLE -- Herbert Wheeler, 83, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

KEVIN E. WISE JR.

March 5, 1994-Feb. 18, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kevin Eugene Wise Jr., 17, passed away early Saturday morning at home. He was a member of the 2012 senior class at Southern Wayne High School. The game of baseball was...

Sunday, February 19, 2012

LAURA JEAN BEST FIELDS "MEMA"

Jan. 16, 1948-Feb. 15, 2012 Laura Jean Best Fields, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

LENA M. BRUNKE

Lena M. Brunke, 83, of Ormond Beach, Fla., died Friday at Sandlewood Nursing Home in Daytona Beach, Fla. No formal services will be held. She was born in Goldsboro to the late Herbert and Mary Minton. One son survives....

SANDRA R. EASON

Feb. 17, 1943-Feb. 17, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Sandra Roberts Eason, 69, of the Jason Community of Greene County moved on to her heavenly home on Friday evening, Feb. 17, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday,...

GRACE T. EDMUNDSON

Died Feb. 17, 2012 BLACK CREEK -- Grace Turnage Edmundson, 86, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive N., Wilson. Burial will be at Black Creek Cemetery....

HELEN LOUISA RITKO

Died Feb. 17, 2012 Helen Louisa Doner Ritko, 86, finished her journey on Earth and stepped into eternity with God on Feb. 17, 2012. A memorial service will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Beloved...

CARNELIA ROBINSON

Died Feb. 16, 2012 Carnelia "Lady Bug" E. Robinson died Thursday at home. A celebration of her life will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at White Oak Disciples Church in Newton Grove with Bishop Charles Williams officiating. The...

JAMES H. WADE

April 19, 1939-Feb. 17, 2012 James Henderson Wade, 72, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today, Feb. 19, 2012, at 6 p.m. at New Hope Friends Meeting, of...

KEVIN WISE

Kevin Wise died Saturday at home. Arrangements incomplete with Tyndall Funeral Home....

FREDERICK ALLEN WYNN

Feb. 2, 1948-Feb. 15, 2012 Frederick Allen Wynn, a soldier of the Lord, marched on home Feb. 15, 2012. A visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, from 4 until 7 p.m. at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home,...

Friday, February 17, 2012

CLEVELAND LEROY ARTIS

March 4, 1951-Feb. 15, 2012 Cleveland Leroy Artis was born March 4, 1951, in Wayne County to Ruth Artis Bryant and the Late Chester Best. Cleveland departed this earthly life Feb. 15, 2012. He was united in holy matrimony...

BENJAMIN "BEN" EARL BECTON

Oct. 26, 1955-Feb. 12, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Benjamin "Ben" Earl Becton, 57, 102 W. James St., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at home. A native of Lenoir County, he was born Oct. 26, 1955, the son of Mrs. Glenneth...

MARY CORINNE PATE BRITT

Died Feb. 15, 2012 In the morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Mary Corinne Pate Britt was ushered into the presence of her Lord and savior by His angels, and has been...

VERA P. BROWN

June 26, 1923-Feb. 13, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Vera P. Brown, 88, 1304 S.E. Second St., died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Faith United Holiness Church. Burial will be at Willow Dale...

DAVID CREECH

Nov. 1, 1944-Feb. 13, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- David Creech, 67, 2660 Pikeville-Princeton Road, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home, with...

LAURA JEAN "MEMA" BEST FIELDS

Jan. 16, 1948-Feb. 15, 2012 Laura Jean Best Fields, 64, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, surrounded by her family. Laura was born in Wayne County Jan. 16, 1948, to the late James Edgar Best and Annie Howell Best....

ELVIRA HILL FRANKS

NEW YORK -- Elvira Hill Franks, 91, formerly of Kenansville, died Tuesday at Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

LARRY D. KELLY

March 12, 1954-Feb. 16, 2012 KENLY -- Larry Daniel Kelly, 57, died Thursday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Memorial service will be 6 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Born March...

CHRISTINE OWLE MURRAY

May 1, 1974-Feb. 14, 2012 RALEIGH -- Christine Owle Murray, beloved daughter, wife, sister and daughter-in-law, passed away Feb. 14, 2012. Born May 1, 1974 in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of Janet J. and Stephen M. Owle...

CARNELIA ROBINSON

DUNN -- Carnelia "Lady Bug" Robinson, 88, 102 Venus Drive, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Inc....

VIOLET MAY WALLACE ROSE

March 30, 1920-Feb. 12, 2012 SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Violet May Wallace Rose, cherished mother, beloved grandmother and eternal disciple of the Lord, passed peacefully in her home Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. Violet was born March 30, 1920, to...

CLEMENT EDWARD THOMPSON

March 9, 1934-Feb. 16, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Clement Edward Thompson, Capps Bridge Road, went to be with his Lord and savior Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at home surrounded by his family. Homegoing services will be held Saturday at 2...

JAMES H. WADE

James H. Wade, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CLEOPATRA WOOTEN WARREN

March 22, 1947-Feb. 11, 2012 "For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens." II Corinthians 5:1 Cleopatra Wooten...

Thursday, February 16, 2012

CORRINE P. BRITT

Corinne P. Britt, 69, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

COLLINS COOPER

Died Feb. 14, 2012 Thomas Collins Cooper Jr., 59, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, from 2 to 3 p.m. in the parlor of Providence...

LAURA FIELDS

Laura Fields, 64, died Wednesday at Vidant Healthcare in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANN J. HILL

Oct. 1, 1929-Feb. 14, 2012 The Lord has called another angel home. Ann J. Hill, 82, passed away Feb. 14, 2012, at her residence. Born in Aiken, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Callie Frederick and Lila...

PAULINE L. KEEBAUGH

Aug. 15, 1920-Feb. 15, 2012 CALYPSO -- Mrs. Pauline Lambert Keebaugh, 91, Calypso, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Calypso Cemetery in Calypso. Officiating will be pastor...

CHARLES D. MITCHELL

May 3, 1931-Feb. 15, 2012 Charles Daniel Mitchell, 80, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Charles was born in Johnston County May 3, 1931, to the late Leonard Mitchell and Alma Starling Mitchell. He...

HEZZIE "DEACON" LEE MITCHELL

Aug. 9, 1915-Feb. 14, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Deacon Hezzie Lee Mitchell, 96, lovingly known by his family, church members and friends as...

CHRISTINE OWLE MURRAY

Christine "Christy" Owle Murray, 37, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home in Raleigh....

CLEOPATRA WOOTEN WARREN

March 22, 1947-Feb. 11, 2012 DECATUR, Ga. -- Cleopatra Wooten Warren died Saturday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Association. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. She was born to Elbert and Janie...

FREDERICK WYNN

Frederick Wynn, 64, 823 W. Oak St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

CLEVELAND ARTIS

Cleveland Artis, 60, 1211 Edgerton St., died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

BENJAMIN E. BECTON

LAGRANGE -- Benjamin Earl Becton, 56, 102 King St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Mitchell's Funeral Home of Greenville....

COLLINS COOPER JR.

Collins Cooper Jr., 59, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DAVID CREECH

PIKEVILLE -- David Creech, 67, 2660 Pikeville-Princeton Road, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

E. RAY DIXON

Sept. 1, 1928-Feb. 13, 2012 RALEIGH -- E. Ray Dixon, 83, formerly of Beautancus, died Monday night. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church near Mount Olive, with the Rev. Travis Tobin officiating. Burial...

MICHAEL J. ELZAS

June 1, 1949-Feb. 14, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Michael Joseph Elzas, 62, passed away early Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, 2012, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive,...

MONICA FAISON

Aug. 26, 1963-Feb. 9, 2012 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) DUDLEY -- Ms. Monica Faison, 48, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Poochie," 851 Herring Road, Dudley, graciously...

LARRY G. FREDERICK

Died Feb. 14. 2012 RALEIGH -- Larry G. Frederick, 74, passed Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at his home in Raleigh. He was son of John and Annie Bell Frederick, born in Durham in January of 1938. He had four...

LINDSEY S. FULWOOD SR.

Died Feb. 11, 2012 Lt. Cmdr. Lindsey S. Fulwood Sr., 66, died Saturday. Funeral will be Friday at Friendship Baptist Church in Newport News, Va. He was married to Patricia A. Fulwood. He is survived by two children. Visitation...

HEZZIE LEE MITCHELL

Deacon Hezzie Lee Mitchell, 96, 606 Wilmington Ave., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ROBERT E. PIPKIN

March 15, 1936-Feb. 14, 2012 KENLY -- Robert Earl Pipkin, 75, died Tuesday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Holly Springs Free...

MCLEAN "MAC" TAYLOR

Sept. 16, 1930-Feb. 14, 2012 KINSTON -- McLean "Mac" Taylor, 81, went to be with his heavenly father Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Mac was born in Lenoir County to Willie and Eva Taylor Sept. 16, 1930. He served in...

CLEOPATRA WARREN

LAGRANGE -- Cleopatra Warren, 64, died Thursday in Conyers, Ga. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

SYLVIA C. ANDERSON

July 3, 1946-Feb. 11, 2012 WARSAW -- Sylvia C. Anderson, 65, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. She was born in...

ERNEST W. "CHEESE" COLLIE

Died Feb. 10, 2010 LAGRANGE -- Ernest W. "Cheese" Collie died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at LaGrange Funeral Services....

RUTH LANE

Nov. 22, 1926-Feb. 12, 2012 Ruth Lane, 85, died Sunday at Select Specialty Hospital in Durham. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. James "Jack" Davis officiating. Born in Johnston County, she...

INEZ BATTS PATE

Dec. 8, 1918-Feb. 13, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Inez Batts Pate, 93, 801 Nahunta Road, went to be with her Lord and savior Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3...

RICHARD PIERCE

Died Feb. 11, 2012 Richard Pierce, 64, resident of Fremont Rest Center, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be private. Arrangements are by Haskins Funeral Home....

ORA LEE ROUSE

March 14, 1916-Feb. 12, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Ora Lee Rouse, 95, 3722 Herring Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at St. Mary Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Interment...

Monday, February 13, 2012

SYLVIA C. ANDERSON

WARSAW -- Sylvia C. Anderson, 65, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LEVY BECTON SR.

Died Feb. 9, 2012 Deacon Levy Becton Sr., 90, 1309 E. Walnut St., died Thursday in Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center in Mount Olive. Eulogistic services will be held Wednesday at noon at Pentecostal United Holy Church, 600 E. Pine...

VERA P. BROWN

Vera P. Brown died this morning at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ELIZABETH JONES COBB

Feb. 16, 1921-Feb. 12, 2012 WARSAW -- Elizabeth Jones Cobb, 90, died Sunday at Glen Care. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pinecrest Cemetery. She was born in Duplin County Feb. 16, 1921, to the late Ralph...

LILLIE C. JONES

Feb. 21, 1919-Feb. 11, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Lillie Essie Corbett Jones, 92, died Saturday morning, Feb. 11, 2012, at Greendale Forest Nursing Center in Snow Hill. A native of Greene County, she was born Feb. 21, 1919,...

FRANK K. KYLE

MOREHEAD CITY -- Frank Kenneth Kyle, 92, died Friday at Carolina East Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City....

RUTH LANE

Ruth Lane, 85, died Sunday at Select Specialty Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending a Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ORA M. ROUSE

LAGRANGE -- Ora M. Rouse, 95, 3722 Herring Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

Sunday, February 12, 2012

ELEANOR YOUNG BARDEN

July 23, 1918-Feb. 10, 2012 Eleanor Young Barden, 93, of Princeton died Friday morning at Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Princeton United Methodist Church with the Rev. Michael Coppock...

DEACON LEVY BECTON

Died Feb. 9, 2012 Deacon Levy Becton Sr., 90, of 1309 E. Walnut St., died Thursday at Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 until 7 p.m., with the family present receive friends from 6 until...

ERNEST "CHEESE" COLLIE

Ernest Ward "Cheese" Collie, 74, of LaGrange Garden Assisted Living, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with LaGrange Funeral Service....

ROBERT "BOB" KEITH GOODMAN

March 24, 1939-Feb. 9, 2012 Robert "Bob" Keith Goodman of Goldsboro left his earthly life Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by his loved ones. A memorial service and visitation will be held today, Feb....

LARRY C. HUDSON

Died Feb. 5, 2012 AVANT, Okla. -- Larry C. Hudson Sr. 62, passed away in his home in Avant, Okla., Feb. 5, 2012, surrounded by his family. Larry loved the Lord and loved his family, and was extremely proud...

LILLIE C. JONES

Feb. 21, 1919-Feb. 11, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Lillie Essie Corbett Jones, 92, died Saturday morning, Feb. 11, 2012, at Greendale Forest Nursing Center in Snow Hill. Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m....

DOROTHY MOORE

Aug. 1, 1921-Feb. 6, 2012 Dorothy Elizabeth Green Moore died Monday in Goldsboro. Graveside services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. in Arlington National Cemetery. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas to Archie Compton Green and Audrey...

JULIA FRANCES BARBOUR EZZELL PARKER

Nov. 20, 1942-Feb. 9, 2012 Julia Frances Barbour Ezzell Parker, 69, passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Fran was born in Johnston County on Nov. 20, 1942, to Ruby Cole Barbour and...

HELEN H. PELLETIER

May 1, 1920-Feb. 9, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Helen Hunt Pelletier, 91, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Dawson-Herring Cemetery. Miss Pelletier was born in Lenoir County to the late...

JONES F. PENDER

July 14, 1939-Feb. 10, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Jones Franklin Pender, 72, died Friday. A service of remembrance will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Brad Mitchell officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at...

RICHARD PIERCE

Richard Pierce, 64, a resident of Fremont Rest Center, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home....

VELMA "LEONE" SYKES

March 11, 1920-Feb. 9, 2012 Velma "Leone" Bell Sykes, 91, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday at Duke Homecare and Hospice. Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at First Christian Church with the family receiving friends from 11...

CLEOPATRA WOOTEN WARREN

Cleopatra Wooten Warren, 64, formerly of LaGrange, died this morning at Home Help and Hospice Care of Conyers, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Friday, February 10, 2012

BENJAMIN "BILL" BRITT

Sept. 18, 1944-Feb. 9, 2012 Benjamin Thomas "Bill" Britt, 67, passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Johnnie Clayton and Elizabeth Person Britt. He...

DAVID EAVES

KENANSVILLE -- David Eaves, 62, died Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

RONALD R. GENDREAU

Sept. 2, 1953-Feb. 3, 2012 Ronald R. Gendreau, resident of Goldsboro, formerly of Dracut, Mass., died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, following a brief illness. He was 58. He was born in Lowell Sept. 2, 1953, son of Raymond J....

ROBERT "BOB" KEITH GOODMAN

March 24, 1939-Feb. 9, 2012 Robert "Bob" Keith Goodman of Goldsboro left his earthly life Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by his loved ones. A memorial service and visitation will be held Sunday, Feb....

MONICA FAISON JOHNSON

DUDLEY -- Monica Faison Johnson, 48, 851 Herring Road, died Thursday at Mount Olive Family Medicine Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JAMES MITCHELL

Died Feb. 4, 2012 NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- James Mitchell, 50, 14 Belden St., formerly of Kinston, died Saturday at New Britain Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at United Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Kinston. Burial...

JULIA F. BARBOUR EZZELL PARKER

Julia Frances Barbour Ezzell Parker, 69, died Thursday at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HELEN H. PELLETIER

LAGRANGE -- Helen Hunt Pelletier, 91, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

EARL W. ROXBY JR.

Dec. 2, 1921-Feb. 9, 2012 WARSAW -- Earl Warren Roxby Jr., 90, died Thursday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Devotional Gardens. He was born Dec. 2, 1921, in...

VELMA L. SYKES

Velma Leone Sykes, 91, died Thursday at Duke Home Care and Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

LEROY WASHINGTON

Dec. 12, 1944-Jan. 31, 2012 Leroy Washington died Jan. 31 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. James AME Zion Church. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born Dec. 12, 1944,...

CHEKIETA C. WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 6, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Chekieta Carol Williams, 54, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Hooks officiating. Burial...

WANDA L. WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 5, 2012 KENANASVILLE -- Wanda Lee Williams, 51, 1737 Dobson Chapel Rod, died Sunday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hallsville Missionary Baptist Church in...

Thursday, February 9, 2012

LEVY BECTON

Levy Becton, 90, 1309 E. Walnut St., died this morning in Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

DELMAS LEE BRASWELL

Sept. 15, 1946-Feb. 4, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith ..." Mr. Delmas Lee Braswell, 65, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Grit," was born in...

LILLIE BEATRICE WARREN CAMPBELL

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Beatrice Campbell, 1110 Devereaux St., Goldsboro, will be held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St. Bishop Leon Bryant will officiate. Burial will follow in Old...

MARY D. EIKENBERRY

Nov. 26, 1923-Feb. 7, 2012 RALEIGH -- Mrs. Mary Drucilla "Dru" Aul Eikenberry, 88, recently of Mayview Convalescent Center, passed away peacefully Feb. 7, 2012. Mrs. Eikenberry was born in Marion, Ind., to Edward and Esther Aul Nov. 26,...

RICHARD D. HOLLOMAN

June 18, 1925-Feb. 8, 2012 Richard Davis Holloman, 86, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Richard was born in Wayne County June 18, 1925, to the late Emmett K. Holloman and Pearl Davis Holloman....

KENNETH KEESEE

Jan. 21, 1928-Feb. 8, 2012 Earl Kenneth Keesee, 84, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Kenneth was born in Halifax County, Va., Jan. 21, 1928, to the late Earl E. Keesee and Malissie Dodson...

DOROTHY MOORE

Dorothy Elizabeth Green Moore died Monday in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EARL W. ROXBY JR.

WARSAW -- Earl Warren Roxby Jr. died today at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LEROY WASHINGTON

Dec. 12, 1944-Jan. 31, 2012 Leroy Washington died Jan. 31 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. James AME Zion Church. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born Dec. 12, 1944,...

CHRISTINE B. WELLS

Dec. 28, 1928-Feb. 6, 2012 Christine Boykin Wells, 83, died Monday at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a graveside service at 3:30...

BILLIE J.C. WILLIAMS

Sept. 5, 1934-Feb. 8, 2012 DUDLEY -- Billie Jean Casey Williams, formerly of Durham, died Wednesday at the home of her son. She was the daughter of the late John Robert and Thelma O'neil Casey. Surviving are two children....

LYNNE M. WOOLLUMS

June 7, 1964-Feb. 7, 2012 Lynne Marie Childs Woollums, 47, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at her home. Lynne was born in Michigan June 7, 1964, to the late Bill Childs and Jewell Sharrod Childs. The family will...

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

JULIA OPHELIA STEVENS BLACKMAN

Died Feb. 4, 2012 Julia Ophelia Stevens Blackman, 93, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A service to celebrate her life will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Selah Christian Church, with the...

CHARLES T. BURDICK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles Tanner Burdick, 57, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

MARY D. EIKENBERRY

Nov. 26, 1923-Feb. 7, 2012 RALEIGH -- Mrs. Mary Drucilla "Dru" Aul Eikenberry, 88, recently of Mayview Convalescent Center, passed away peacefully Feb. 7, 2012. Mrs. Eikenberry was born in Marion, Ind., to Edward and Esther Aul Nov. 26,...

RICHARD HOLLOMAN

Richard Holloman, 86, died today at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EARL K. KEESEE

Earl Kenneth Keesee, 84, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LYNNE WOOLLUMS

Lynne Woollums, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

JULIA OPHELIA STEVENS BLACKMAN

Feb. 8, 1918-Feb. 4, 2012 Julia Ophelia Stevens Blackman, 93, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Ophelia was born in Wayne County Feb. 8, 1918, to the late Jim Everett and Amanda Mitchell...

WILLIAM HENRY BOGUE

Nov. 20, 1921-Feb. 6, 2012 FREMONT -- Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, William Henry Bogue, 90, Fremont, went to be with his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ. Mr. Bogue was born in Wayne County Nov. 20, 1921, to the late...

REBECCA V. DAVIS

Died Feb. 2, 2012 RICHMOND, Va. -- Rebecca Jane Vernon Davis passed peacefully from this life Feb. 2, 2012, after a long struggle with medical complications. She was born in Goldsboro, daughter of the late Thomas Alfred and Pauline...

PEGGY S. EDWARDS

Aug. 30, 1937-Feb. 6, 2012 Peggy Sutton Edwards, 74, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Peggy was born Aug. 30, 1937, in Wayne County to the late James Laurice Sutton and Isabell Worrell Sutton. She was preceded in...

CHRISTOPHER L. GRANT

June 14, 1964-Feb. 3, 2012 SELMA -- Christopher Lee Grant, 47, died Friday at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery in...

MICHAEL GRENTHER

Died Feb. 5, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Michael Grenther, 62, died Feb. 5, 2012. Funeral service will be Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with father Pat Keane...

VIRGINIA E. CLIFTON HEDGECOCK

Died Feb. 4, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Virginia Elaine Clifton Hedgecock, 63, died Saturday at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Wilson Mills Baptist Church, with the Rev. Billy Lawson officiating. Burial...

KARL W. HOLLOMAN

Jan. 24, 1963-Feb. 4, 2012 Karl Wayne Holloman died Saturday at home. Funeral will be noon Wednesday in E.M. Matthews Life Celebration Chapel. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. at Devotional Gardens Cemetery in Warsaw. He was born Jan. 24,...

ARMANDA L. HOWARD

May 2, 1948-Feb. 6, 2012 Armanda Louise Howard, 63, died Monday morning at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Harrison officiating. A private graveside for the family will be...

THELMA LEE JONES

Died Feb. 2, 2012 Thelma Lee Jones, 54, 924 B Hugh St., died Thursday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be Friday at noon in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will...

MARGARET E. MOZINGO

Nov. 1, 1922-Feb. 5, 2012 Margaret Ellen Mozingo, 89, passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Add Lee and Lou Pearl Futrelle, and wife of the late Adam Roland Mozingo. Graveside services...

CHRISTINE WELLS

Christine Wells died Monday at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WANDA WILLIAMS

KENANSVILLE -- Wanda Williams, 51, 1737 Dobson Chapel Church Road, died Sunday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Monday, February 6, 2012

CAROL ANN COLLISTER BROWN

Feb. 18, 1947-Feb. 4, 2012 Mrs. Carol Anne Collister Brown, 64, passed away Saturday evening at home. Mrs. Brown was born Feb. 18, 1947, in Sampson County to the late Elmer B. and Thelma Collister. The family will receive...

DAVID F. CHAPIN

April 2, 1929-Feb. 4, 2012 David Francis Chapin, 82, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. David was born in Boston, Mass., April 2, 1929, to the late Francis Baldwin Chapin and Helen Virginia Horsman....

VIRGINIA E. CLIFTON HEDGECOCK

Died Feb. 4, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Virginia Elaine Clifton Hedgecock, 63, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Wilson Mills Baptist Church, with the Rev. Billy Lawson officiating. Burial will...

JAMES ANTHONY HODGES

April 28, 1954-Feb. 1, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) James Anthony Hodges, 57, lovingly known by his family and friends as "June," 3025 Thoroughfare...

ARMANDA L. HOWARD

PRINCETON -- Armanda Louise Howard died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ELBERT MILLARD

April 20, 1925-Feb. 3, 2012 PRINCETON -- Elbert Millard, 86, Luby Smith Road, Princeton, died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born April 20, 1925, and was the son of the late Willie Ira and Lessie Strickland...

MARGARET E. MOZINGO

Margaret Ellen Mozingo, 89, died Sunday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, February 5, 2012

WOODROW BELL

Died Feb. 1, 2012 On Feb. 1, 2012, retired Goldsboro Police Captain Woodrow Bell, 81, passed away. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, 700 W. Ash St. Burial with military...

OPHEIA STEVENS BLACKMAN

Ophelia Stevens Blackman, 93, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

DELMAS LEE BRASWELL

Delmas Lee Braswell, 65, 804 Weaver Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BRADLEY J. FAISON

WARSAW -- Bradley James Faison, 64, of 616 South Gum St., died Friday at Duplin General Hospital, Kenansville. Arrangements are incomplete with Brock Memorial and Worley Funeral Home, Inc., Clinton....

CHRISTOPHER LEE GRANT

Christopher Lee Grant, 47, of Selma, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

KARL WAYNE HOLLOMAN

Karl Wayne Holloman, 49, of Warsaw, died on Saturday morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

CLEVON "GOODY" HORNE

March 4, 1936-Feb. 2, 2012 Clevon "Goody" Horne, 75, of Princeton, died Thursday at his home. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. today at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Samuel Eugene "Gene" DeWitt will officiate. Burial...

THELMA LEE JONES

Thelma Lee Jones, 54, 924 B Hugh St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center, Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home....

THELMA T. KENNEDY

April 5, 1919-Feb. 4, 2011 Thelma Talton Kennedy, 92, passed away on Saturday morning at the Brian Center. Graveside services will be held today at 4 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Thelma was...

STEVEN A. MCKAY

Sept. 13, 1964-Feb. 1, 2012 Steven Andrew McKay, 47, died Wednesday at his home. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Born in Okinawa, Japan, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKay and brother...

ELBERT MILLARD

April 20, 1925-Feb. 3, 2011 Elbert Millard, 86, of Luby Smith Road, Princeton, died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. The committal service will...

JAMES MITCHELL

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- James Mitchell, 50, of 14 Belden St., formerly of Kinston, died Saturday in New Britain Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home....

SUSAN LANGSTON SUTTON

Aug. 1, 1960-Feb. 2, 2012 Susan Langston Sutton, 51, of Princeton died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Casey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Massey officiating. Committal service followed...

Friday, February 3, 2012

LILLIE B. CAMPBELL

Lillie B. Campbell, 91, 924 Hugh St., died Thursday at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DALTON "JIMMY" CHASE

Sept. 9, 1936-Feb. 1, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Mr. Dalton "Jimmy" Chase, 75, died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Greene County, he was born Sept. 9, 1936, the son of Sidney and Blanche...

REV. W. GERALD GARRIS

Jan. 19, 1936-Feb. 2, 2012 DUDLEY -- The Rev. William Gerald Garris, 76, died Thursday morning, Feb. 2, 2012, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. A service to celebrate his life will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4,...

THELMA LEE JONES

Thelma Lee Jones, 54, 924-B Hugh St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MAGGIE B. LEWIS

March 13, 1937-Jan. 31, 2012 Maggie B. "Ma Bell" Lewis, 74, 736 Luther Drive, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

CATHELENE PEARSALL

Died Jan. 31, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Cathelene Pearsall, 69, 287 Jesse Pearsall Road, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Kenansville. Burial will be at Hallsville Missionary...

JANICE HAYES PETERSON

Died Jan. 31, 2012 HARRELLS -- Janice Hayes Peterson, 62, died Tuesday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be at St. James Disciple of Christ Church in Harrells Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Willie James Jr. officiating....

JAMES E. PURCELL SR.

FAYETTEVILLE -- James E. Purcell Sr., 86, 716 Topeka St., died Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Arrangements are pending....

BENJAMIN R. ROGERS

KINSTON -- Benjamin R. Rogers, 87, 1307 Lockwood Road, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HILDEGARD H. SIMMONS

SMITHFIELD -- Hildegard H. Simmons, 82, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

GEORGE W. WILLIAMS

SPRING LAKE -- George Wilson Williams, 86, 1458 Vass Road, died Wednesday at E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending....

Thursday, February 2, 2012

ROBERTO DAVID PIZANO-ZEPEDA

Died Jan. 31, 2012 Roberto David Pizano-Zepeda, 6, went to be with Jesus early Tuesday morning while in the arms of his parents, Roberto Pizano-Salinas and Patricia Casimiros-Zepeda. The family will receive friends Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, from 6...

SARAH ELLIS AVERY

Feb. 5, 1923-Jan. 31, 2012 Sarah Ellis Avery, a native of Rosewood in Wayne County, passed away peacefully Jan. 31, 2012. She was born Feb. 5, 1923, to the late Herman Weil and Ruby Rose Ellis. She was the...

WOODROW BELL

Woodrow Bell, 81, House Street, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ELIZABETH "LIZ" BODY

July 2, 1916-Jan. 28, 2012 ELIZABETH, N.J. -- Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Body, 94, passed Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in Elizabeth, N.J. A celebration of life will be held Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Mount Zion Seventh Day Adventist Church...

JANA W. BRYAN

Feb. 2, 1928-Jan. 31, 2012 Jana Bell Worrell Bryan passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, in Raleigh. She was born Feb. 2, 1928, in Goldsboro into a large family of the late L. Kirby Worrell and Pearl Turner...

DALTON CHASE

SNOW HILL -- Dalton "Jimmy" Chase, 75, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service....

HILDA M. EZZELL

July 4, 1928-Jan. 31, 2012 Hilda Mozingo Ezzell, 83, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Hilda was born in Wayne County July 4, 1928, to the late Eddis Mozingo and Cassell Europa Lewis Mozingo. She...

CHARLES B. FOREHAND

Nov. 11, 1932-Jan. 31. 2012 FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Charles B. Forehand, 79, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Fla. Charles was born in Wayne County Nov. 11, 1932, to the...

JAMES A. HODGES

James Anthony Hodges, 57, 3025 Thoroughfare Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

STEVEN A. MCKAY

Steven Andrew McKay, 47, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

STEVEN A. MCKAY

Steven Andrew McKay, 47, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

J. D. NEWMAN

April 17, 1921-Feb. 1, 2012 DUDLEY -- Joshua Daniel Newman, 90, Dudley, known to all as "J.D.," passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Mount...

ELIJAH "BUDDY" PATE JR.

Died Feb. 1, 2012 Elijah "Buddy" Bryant Pate Jr., 65, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery, with the Rev. Linda Burroughs officiating. Born in Wayne County,...

ADOLPH SHERROD

Died Dec. 20, 2011 MOUNT OLIVE -- Adolph Sherrod, 58, 1104 S. Church St., died Dec. 20, 2011, at home. Funeral will be Friday at the original Rhodes Funeral Home memorial chapel, with bishop Alexander Lockamy officiating. Burial will...

CLYDE TILTON

June 21, 1927-Jan. 31, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Clyde Tilton, 84, went to be with his Lord Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Greendale Forest Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Clyde was born in Wayne County June 21, 1927, to...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

MAYNER GABRIEL-BARRIOS

Died Jan. 30, 2012 DUDLEY -- Mayner Gabriel-Barrios, 6, 858 Pecan Road, Dudley, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Funeral and prayer vigil will be tonight at 7:30 at Alpha and Omega Pentecostal Disciples of Christ Church. Burial will...

ROBERTO PIZANO-ZEPEDA

Roberto David Pizano-Zepeda, 6, died Monday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SARAH E. AVERY

Sarah Ellis Avery, 88, died this morning at Wake Medical Center in Cary. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ELIZABETH "LIZ" BODY

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Body, 94, 106 Madison Ave., Elizabeth, N.J., formerly of Lenoir County, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. A sympathetic and dignified service entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations,...

ELIZABETH C. BURROUGHS

May 16, 1926-Jan. 30, 2012 DUDLEY -- Elizabeth Coates Burroughs, 85, Dudley, passed away Monday at her residence. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Blaney and Roxie Faircloth Coates, and the wife of the...

HILDA M. EZZELL

Hilda Mozingo Ezzell, 83, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES FOREHAND

Charles Forehand died Tuesday at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CAROL H. HERRING

Jan. 31, 1940-Jan. 31, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- In the early morning hours while at home, Mrs. Carol Ann Howell Herring received the best birthday gift imaginable -- she was ushered into the presence of her Lord and savior...

ALBERT LANDIN

Died Jan. 28, 2012 ROCKY MOUNT -- Albert Landin, 86, Rocky Mount, passed away in Pitt Memorial Hospital Jan. 28, 2012. He was a devoted member of Arlington Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. He served his country in the...

MAGGIE LEWIS

Maggie Lewis, 736 Luther Drive, died Tuesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MARY TEACHEY LONGEST

Sept. 15, 1923-Jan. 31, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Mary Teachey Longest, 88, died Tuesday at Woodbury Wellness Center in Hampstead. Funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Memorial service will be Friday at 11 a.m....

ELIJAH "BUDDY" PATE JR.

Elijah "Buddy" Bryant Pate Jr., 65, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CLYDE TILTON

Clyde Tilton, 84, died Tuesday at Greendale Forest in Snow Hill. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LEROY WASHINGTON

Leroy Washington, 67, 206 Kennon Ave., died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....