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Thursday, May 31, 2012

ERIC L. FAISON

Sept. 22 ,1965-May 28, 2012 GREENVILLE -- Eric L. Faison, 2776 Meridian Drive, died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Great Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church in Turkey. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in...

ARLENE SEIB FUTRELL

Died May 29, 2012 THOMASVILLE -- Arlene Seib Futrell, 87, died Tuesday morning. A memorial service will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Unity Place at Piedmont Crossing. Committal service will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Eureka Cemetery....

EUNICE M. HINES

May 10, 1926-May 29, 2012 Eunice Mozingo Hines, 86, went to be with her Lord while surrounded by her family and "her girls" Tuesday evening at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Wayne County to...

PAULETTE OLIVER

Jan. 30, 1952 - May 28, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Eva Paulette Oliver, 60, died at home Tuesday. A service of remembrance will be held Friday, June 1, at 7 p.m. at Wayne Chapel Church of God of Prophecy,...

ROBERT G. STALLINGS

March 7, 1949-May 25, 2012 Robert Gerald Stallings, 63, 108 Vann St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at The Church of God True Holiness. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

JONAH R. STRICKLAND

Jonah Ray Strickland, 69, 1027 A Lincoln Drive, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARION P. STRONG

Died May 27, 2012 Marion P. Strong, 72, 1404 S. Slocumb St., Goldsboro, passed Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Her life will be celebrated Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, 700 W. Ash St., with...

VELMA GRACE "COOKIE" WADE

Jan. 30, 1970-May 23, 2012 Ms. Velma "Cookie" Grace Wade, Goldsboro, was born Jan. 30, 1970, in Snow Hill to the late Mr. Pordis Wade Sr. and the late Mrs. Thelma Grace Waters-Wade. She died May 23, 2012. She...

RONNIE WESTBROOK

Died May 28, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Ronnie Westbrook, 58, died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Lawrence Pounds officiating. Burial will be at...

JACKIE WILLIAMS

May 16, 1944-May 26, 2012 WARSAW -- Jackie Williams, 68, 752 East Hill St., died Saturday at Vidant-Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at St. Peters Holy Church at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Charles Corbett officiating. He was...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

VANZELEE MATTHEWS WOOTEN ASHFORD

Feb. 16, 1917-May 24, 2012 WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. -- Vanzelee Matthews Wooten Ashford entered this world Feb. 16, 1917, to the late Willie, Ardealia Baldwin Matthews and Maggie Greenfield Matthews, and departed May 24, 2012. She was the oldest...

WILLIAM L. "BILLY" BARR JR.

Died May 24, 2012 BRONX, N.Y. -- Goldsboro native William L. "Billy" Barr Jr., 62, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 24, 2012, at his home in Bronx, N.Y. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 1, 2012, at 11...

K'NIYA BEST

Infant K'Niya Best died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

GLADYS A. WATERS COOK

Died May 29, 2012 WARSAW -- Gladys Ann Waters Cook died Tuesday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Devotional...

EUNICE MOZINGO HINES

Eunice Mozingo Hines, 86, died Tuesday evening at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

PAULETTE OLIVER

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Paulette Oliver, 58, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall....

DIANA O. PORTER

Dec. 27, 1916-May 28, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Diana Greene Whitfield Oliver Porter, 95, passed away just minutes into the new day of Monday, May 28, 2012. Funeral services will be held by the graveside Thursday, May 31, at...

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

ERIC FAISON

TURKEY -- Eric Faison, 46, 858 Curtis Izey Road, died May 28 at Vidant Hospice in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home....

INEZ H. HAM

Died May 28, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Inez Huber Ham, 98, died Monday. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Snow Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Ed Thornton officiating. Visitation will follow the service Thursday. Arrangements are by...

RONALD J. HOLLOMAN II

May 5, 1958-May 26, 2012 PRINCETON -- Ronald Junior Holloman II, 54, 1258 Princeton Road, died Saturday evening. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. He was born May 4, 1958, the son of Ronald...

TONYA HOWELL

Died May 24, 2012 Tonya Howell, 42, 407 Spruce St., passed away peacefully Thursday at her residence. Among her survivors are her aunt and caretaker, Linda Taylor of Goldsboro, and a cousin, Omar Taylor of Florence, S.C. Funeral services...

RAY SAUNDERS

Feb. 18, 1928-May 25, 2012 Ray Junious Saunders, 84, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. He was born in Lenoir County Feb. 18,...

EDWARD SUTTON

Edward Sutton, 55, 222 Dollard Town Road, died May 28 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home....

MATTIE M. SYKES

NEWARK, N.J. -- Mattie Mae Sykes, 79, formerly of Albertson, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

WILLIAM C. TRIPP JR.

Oct. 1, 1945-May 28, 2012 DEEP RUN -- William Curtis "Buggs" Tripp Jr., 66, died Monday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange. Interment will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery...

THOMAS L. WEEKS

March 30, 1944-May 24, 2012 Mr. Thomas L. Weeks, 606 E. Holly St., Apt A., Goldsboro, was born March 30, 1944, in Goldsboro. He departed this earthly journey May 24, 2012. He was the son of Mr. Festus Weeks...

Monday, May 28, 2012

MICHEAL A. BARNES

Micheal Anthony Barnes, 35, died Friday at Vidant Health Care Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

GRACE HELMS FOLGER

Died May 27, 2012 FRANKLIN -- Grace Helms Folger, 97, Franklin, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012. Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Luther Helms and Carrie Roseman Helms. In addition to her parents, she...

KAEDELL OUTERBRIDGE

AYDEN -- Kaedell Outerbridge, 90, 4427 Queen St., died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Don Brown Funeral Home of Ayden....

EDNA M. EASON PITTMAN

May 19, 1940-May 26, 2012 KENLY -- Edna Mae Eason Pittman, 72, died Saturday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Minshew Funeral Home, with the Rev. Duane Evans and...

DIANA O. PORTER

Diana O. Porter, died today at Wayne Life Care Center in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LYNEL K. SPICER

NEW BERN -- Lynel Kelly Spicer, 49, 106 Pela Lane, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Don Brown Funeral Home of Ayden....

MARION STRONG

Marion Strong, 72, 1404 S. Slocumb St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JACKIE WILLIAMS

WARSAW -- Jackie Williams, 68, 752 E. Hill St., died Saturday at Vidant Care of Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral and Cremations....

Sunday, May 27, 2012

HEDRICK R. BARBOUR

Hedrick R. Barbour, 64, died May 8. Arrangements by Walter Sanders Funeral Home, Smithfield....

JETHRO BARNES

Died May 25, 2012 Jethro Barnes, 80, of 300 Nelson Drive, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1401 N. Carolina St., with Elder Timothy L....

WILLIAM BARR JR.

William Louis Barr Jr. died Thursday in New York. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ELBERT IREDELL BATTEN

Died May 26, 2012 CLAYTON -- Elbert Iredell Batten, 90, passed away on May 26, 2012. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at 2 p.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith DeBord officiating....

DOROTHY BEST

Dec. 7, 1931-May 24, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Dorothy Mae Best, 80, of Bartlett Road passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Home-going services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory...

TONYA HOWELL

Died May 24, 2012 Tonya Howell, 42, of 407 Spruce St., died Thursday at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home with Bishop Alton Smith...

THE REV. PHILIP LIST

Sept. 10, 1938-May 23, 2012 PRINCETON -- The Rev. Philip Thomas List, 73, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1100 The First Church Road, Goldsboro,...

STEPHEN MARTIN

Dec. 1, 1930-May 24, 2012 Stephen Martin, 81, of Princeton died Thursday evening at his home. The funeral service will be held at Casey Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. today with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial will...

ROBERT A. MOORE

Sept. 2, 1943-May 25, 2012 GRIFTON -- Robert Alfred Moore, 68, Commander USNR Retired, passed away Friday, May 25, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held today, May 27, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange,...

KELLY NARRON

Nov. 5, 1926-May 25, 2012 KENLY -- Kelly Narron, 85, of Kenly, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. The Revs. Jerry...

CAMILLA W. PENDER

May 28, 1945-May 25, 2012 EUREKA -- Mrs. Camilla Wade Pender, 66, died Friday evening, May 25, 2012, at the UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Graveside services will be held Monday, May 28, at 2 p.m. at the Harrell's...

BEVERLY RHODES

Sept. 25, 1937-May 25, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Beverly Jones Hutchinson Rhodes, 74, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Rev....

RAY SAUNDERS

Ray Junious Saunders, 84, deid Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT STALLINGS

Robert Gerald Stallings, 63, of 108 Vann St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOAN R. WILLIAMS

Sept. 4, 1950-May 23, 2012 Joan Raynor Williams, 62, died Wednesday evening at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. A service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at United In Christ Church with the Rev. Ira...

Friday, May 25, 2012

DOROTHY BEST

Dorothy Mae Best, 80, Bartlett Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

PHILLIS B. CORROW

Oct. 31, 1928-May 23, 2012 Phillis Mary Babin Corrow, 83, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Countryside Living in Pikeville. Phillis was born in Caribou, Maine, Oct. 31, 1928, to the late Charles and Eva Martin Babin. She...

DORIS L. ELLIS

March 13, 1963-May 23, 2012 Doris Lorraine Ellis, 49, 910-B Audubon Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church, with apostle Aaron McNair officiating. Burial will be in Willowdale...

TONYA HOWELL

Tonya Howell, 42, 407 Spruce St., died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

FREDDIE KOONCE

Died May 21, 2012 KINSTON -- Freddie Koonce, 62, 107 S. McDaniel St., died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Quaker House Disciples of Christ Church. Visitation will be today from...

ELGENE "SNOOK" LEWIS JR.

Died May 16, 2012 BALTIMORE, Md. -- Elgene "Snook" Lewis Jr., 64, 1300 E. Lanvale St., Baltimore, Md., passed Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was the son of Clara Parks Lewis and the late Elgene...

C.H. OVERMAN JR.

Oct. 31, 1930-May 23, 2012 AYDEN -- The Rev. C.H. Overman Jr., 81, went to be with his Lord May 23, 2012. He was born Oct. 31, 1930, to the late Clarence Henry Overman Sr. and Fannie Bass Overman....

EDNA I. PHILLIPS

Died May 23, 2012 Edna Irene Phillips, 62, 817 Olivia Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Simro Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with pastor Virginia Best officiating. Burial will be...

BEVERLY RHODES

Beverly Rhodes, 74, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DAVID "D.J." ROYAL JR.

June 28, 1946-May 22, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- David "D.J." Royal Jr., 102 Young Drive, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Jackson Tabernacle Fire Baptized Holiness in Mount Olive. Interment will be...

ARBUTUS "LOUISE" SMITH

Arbutus "Louise" Smith, 72, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

HELEN ALORDA (HINNANT) SMITH

Nov. 25, 1937-May 23, 2012 WILMINGTON -- Heaven gained an angel with the passing of Helen Alorda (Hinnant) Smith May 23, 2012. A loving mother, sister, wife, aunt, nana and friend to all who were blessed to know her....

CONNIE M. STANSELL JR.

Aug. 19, 1939-May 24, 2012 Connie Maxwell Stansell Jr., 72, died Thursday at home. He was born in Lenoir County to the late Connie Maxwell Sr. and Nell Petty Stansell. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he...

THOMAS WEEKS

Thomas Weeks, 68, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

EDWARD KENDALL WHALEY

March 16, 1936-May 23, 2012 CLAYTON -- Retired Lt. Col. Edward Kendall Whaley, 74, passed away May 23, 2012. A memorial service with military honors will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Mount Herman Christian Church,...

JOAN R. WILLIAMS

Joan Raynor Williams, 62, died Wednesday evening at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Thursday, May 24, 2012

THOMAS ARTIS

Died May 19, 2012 NEWARK, N.J. -- Thomas Artis passed away at his residence in Newark, N.J., Saturday evening. Among his survivors are his mother, Mrs. Lucille Artis, and his children, Aloha Artis Waters (Eric), Tommy Artis (Kecia), Ronny...

PHILLIS CORROW

Phillis Corrow, 83, died Wednesday at Countryside Assisted Living in Pikeville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

TIMOTHY COX

Dec. 2, 1926-May 19, 2012 PRINCETON -- Timothy Cox, 2842 Old Smithfield Road, died Saturday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Association building. Interment will be at Everette Cemetery in Princeton. He was born...

LINWOOD HARRISON

Oct. 23, 1936-May 20, 2012 Linwood Harrison, 1202 S. Taylor St., died Sunday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in E.M. Matthews Life Celebration Chapel. Interment will be at Pinelawn in Kinston. He was born Oct. 23, 1936,...

LETTIE J. MITCHELL

June 6, 1944-May 22, 2012 SELMA -- Lettie Jean Mitchell, 67, died Tuesday at home. Graveside service will be 4:30 p.m. Friday at Price Cemetery, with the Rev. Robbie Strickland officiating. Born June 6, 1944, in Johnston County, she...

C.H. OVERMAN JR.

Died May 23, 2012 AYDEN -- The Rev. C.H. Overman Jr., 81, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Ayden Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pikeville Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6...

EDNA I. PHILLIPS

Edna Irene Phillips, 62, 407 N. Leslie St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

ALEASE WILLIAMS TILLERY

Died May 18, 2012 PALMER PARK, Md. -- Alease "Bug" Williams Tillery, 63, formerly of Duplin County, died Friday at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. The funeral will be held at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel Saturday at...

VELMA WADE

Velma "Cookie" Wade, 42, died Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

THOMAS ARTIS

Died May 19, 2012 NEWARK, N.J. -- Thomas Artis passed away at his residence in Newark, N.J., Saturday evening. Among his survivors are his mother, Mrs. Lucille Artis, and his children, Aloha Artis Waters (Eric), Tommy Artis (Kecia), Ronnie...

HERBERT D. ASKEW JR.

Nov. 15, 1937-May 20, 2012 KENLY -- Herbert David Askew Jr., 74, died Sunday at Johnston Health Medical Center in Smithfield. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Kenly...

VERA GRANTHAM BALDWIN

Died May 21, 2012 Vera Grantham Baldwin, 79, 507 Alvin St., passed Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1101 E. Ash St., with the Rev. Drew Clark...

R. RITA BALOGH

Sept. 29, 1923-May 20, 2012 R. Rita Balogh, 88, The Pines of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Services will be held privately. She was born in New York Sept. 29, 1923, to the late...

GLADYS M. BOYETTE

Nov. 9, 1934-May 22, 2012 KENLY -- Gladys Mae Boyette, 77, 216 Peacock Lane, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randy Anderson officiating. Burial will...

DORIS ELLIS

Doris Ellis, 49, 910-B Audubon Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

DWIGHT DEE GINN

March 27, 1963-May 22, 2012 FREMONT -- Dwight Dee Ginn, 49, Fremont, passed away Tuesday at home. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont, with visitation afterward. A...

CONSTANCE MCINTYRE HAND

Died May 22, 2012 MARIETTA, Ga. -- Constance McIntyre Hand, daughter of Matilda Black McIntyre and Lawrence Fuller McIntyre, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Connie was born and raised in Goldsboro, where she attended Goldsboro High School....

MARY M. LATHAN

Died May 19, 2012 WILSON -- Mary M. Lathan, 82, 500 Crestview Ave., died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. John AME Zion Church in Wilson, with Dr. Micheal S. Bell...

WILLIE M. KORNEGAY LAWSON

Died May 20, 2012 RICHMOND, Va. -- Willie Mae Kornegay Lawson, 99, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday. Funeral will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church in Richmond....

NATHAN B. MCGOWAN JR.

Jan. 2, 1947-May 22, 2012 ROCKY MOUNT -- Nathan Bryant McGowan Jr., 1217 Mashie Lane, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville. Burial will be in McGowan...

MARY M. MURFREE

Died May 14, 2012 JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Mary Magdalene Murfree, 90, formerly of Warsaw, died May 14 at Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be at Wilson Chapel Church in Turkey Thursday at 1 p.m., with the...

DAVID ROYALL JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- David Royall Jr., 65, 102 Young Drive, died Tuesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

TIIU SITTERDING

Jan. 11, 1939-May 21, 2012 Tiiu Sitterding, 73, Riverbend Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. She was born in Rakvere, Estonia, Jan. 11, 1939, to the late Paul and Armalda Muursepp. She...

BENNIE L. SMITH

April 22, 1960-May 19, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Bennie Levon Smith, 1524 Airport Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at White Oak Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church in Pikeville. Burial will...

GERALDINE SMITH

Died May 19, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Rev. Geraldine Smith, 70, 700 Beston Road, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at Rhodes Funeral Home memorial chapel, with the Rev. Leslie Coward officiating. Burial will be in Old Mill...

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

DOROTHY JOHNSON ARMOUR

Died May 18, 2012 WALLACE -- Dorothy Johnson Armour, 86, formerly of Sampson County, died Friday at the Brian Center. Funeral will be at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Ezekiel...

VERA GRANTHAM BALDWIN

Vera Grantham Baldwin, 74, 507 Alvin St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

R. RITA BALOGH

R. Rita Balogh, 88, The Pines of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

GEORGE C. BUTLER SR.

Died May 20, 2012 George Clifton Butler Sr., 65, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A memorial service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Greater Vision Baptist Church in Kinston, with Dr. Mike Creekmore officiating. He...

WILLIAM MORRIS DORTCH

Died May 15, 2012 William Morris Dortch, aka Moss Ball or Maurice, succumbed to death peacefully Tuesday, May 15, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held at The Place of Refuge Ministries Inc., 616 S. Slocumb St., Saturday,...

RUTH G. HAWKINS

May 1, 1928-May 20, 2012 Ruth Gurley Hawkins, 84, went to be with her Lord Sunday at the Brian Center surrounded by her family. Ruth was born in Wayne County May 1, 1928, to the late Floyd Gurley and...

FREDDIE KOONCE

KINSTON -- Freddie Koonce, 62, 107 S. McDaniel St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Mills Funeral Home Inc....

JEAN BASS MARLOWE

Died May 20, 2012 FREMONT -- Jean Bass Marlowe, 76, Fremont, died Sunday, May 20, 2012. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Fremont Free Will Baptist Church, followed by a time of visiting. Interment will be Wednesday...

WILLIAM MOORE

Aug. 18, 1952-May 15, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- William "Billy" Moore, 106 Young Drive, died May 15 at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Mount Gilead Baptist Church. Burial will be at Gratham Cemetery. He was...

TIIU SITTERDING

Tiiu Sitterding, 73, Riverbend Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JEFFERY T. WELLINGTON

Aug. 15, 1972-May 20, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Jeffery Todd Wellington, 39, died Sunday, May 20. He is survived by three children, Holly Rogers and husband, Matt, of Bartow, Fla., and Skyler Wellington and Sterling Wellington both of Kenansville; mother,...

DENNIS P. WILLIAMS

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Dennis Paul Williams, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Service....

Monday, May 21, 2012

CHRISTINE MARIE SMITH BRYANT

Died May 19, 2012 Mrs. Christine Marie Smith Bryant, Goldsboro, departed this life on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church,...

REV. LAFRATTA D. CHAMBERS

Died May 20, 2012 The Rev. LaFratta Delano Chambers, 126 Best Ave., Goldsboro, was called home to glory while sleeping Sunday, May 20, 2012. A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, May 23, at 11 a.m. at First...

NOHEMI CORDERO

July 2, 1952-May 19, 2012 Nohemi Cordero, 59, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Woodland Friends Cemetery. Born in Rio Bravo, Tamps, Mexico,...

ESTELLE H. GRADY

Dec. 27, 1916-May 19, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Estelle Hollamon Grady, 95, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Sutton's Retirement Center. Mrs. Grady was born in Wayne County Dec. 27, 1916, to the late Talmadge and Viola Bordeaux...

LYNWOOD HARRISON

Lynwood Harrison died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

RUTH G. HAWKINS

Ruth Gurley Hawkins, 84, died Sunday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BILLY CECIL JOHNSON

March 31, 1935-May 19, 2012 Billy Cecil Johnson, 77, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Wake Medical Center. Billy was born in Wilkes County March 31, 1935, to the late Orville W. Johnson and Zella Mae Staley Johnson....

JEAN BASS MARLOWE

Died May 20, 2012 FREMONT -- Jean Bass Marlowe, 76, Fremont, died Sunday, May 20, 2012. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Fremont Free Will Baptist Church, followed by a time of visiting. Interment will be Wednesday...

JEFFREY WELLINGTON

KENANSVILLE -- Jeffrey Wellington, 39, died early Sunday morning in a motorcycle accident. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive....

Sunday, May 20, 2012

BRENDA BAKER

Brenda Lee Baker, 64, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

CHRISTINE BRYANT

Christine Smith Bryant, 80, died Saturday Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

TIMOTHY COX

Timothy Cox of 2842 Old Smithfield Road, Princeton, died Saturday morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

JAMES RANDALL DAUGHTRY

Nov. 3, 1926-May 18, 2012 James Randall Daughtry, 85, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2012, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Hephzibah Baptist Church with burial following in the church...

PATRICIA LYNE HINSON GOW

May 19, 1949-May 17, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Patricia Lyne Hinson Gow, 63, died Thursday at her home. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Monday at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park,...

BILLY CECIL JOHNSON

Billy Cecil Johnson, 76, died Saturday morning at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELGENE LEWIS JR.

Elgene Lewis Jr., 64, of Baltimore, Md., died Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

HENRY SAUNDERS

Died May 16, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Henry Saunders, 74, died early Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Private services will be held at a later date. He was the son of the late Jeremiah and Kathleen Saunders,...

BENNIE SMITH

Bennie Smith of 1524 Airport Road, Pikeville, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

Friday, May 18, 2012

PRICE AULTMAN

Sept. 12, 1932-May 16, 2012 AIKEN, S.C. -- Price Aultman, 79, 162 Frank Drive, formerly of Warsaw, died Wednesday at home. Graveside service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Carlton Cemetery, with elder Braxton Frederick officiating. He was...

HEDRICK R. BARBOUR

Hedrick Ray Barbour, 64, formerly of Smithfield, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Walter Sanders Funeral Home in Smithfield....

WILLIAM CARLTON BOWDEN

April 9, 1922-May 12, 2012 ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- William Carlton Bowden died Saturday at Annapolitan Assisted Living Facility. Funeral will be Saturday at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Olive. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park South....

FRANKLIN D. BOYKIN SR.

June 9, 1933-May 17, 2012 SOUTHPORT -- Franklin Delano Boykin Sr., 78, died Thursday at The Laurels at Forest Glenn in Garner. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Original Freewill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lloyd...

MARJORIE W. BRAGDON

Oct. 6, 1925-May 17, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Marjorie Wilson Bragdon, 86, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Mexia, Texas, to the late Jeff and Annie Barry Wilson, and was wife to...

OPAL R. DAVIS

March 13, 1960-May 13, 2012 ORLANDO, Fla. -- Ms. Opal R. Davis, 52, 4209 Belvidere St., Orlando, Fla., formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at Florida Hospital Altamonte in Altamonte, Fla. A celebration of life will be...

ALTON JACKSON WARD JR.

Died May 16, 2012 GREENVILLE -- Mr. Alton Jackson Ward Jr., 77, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Johnny Branch officiating....

Thursday, May 17, 2012

MARJORIE WILSON BRAGDON

Marjorie Wilson Bragdon, 86, died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DONNELL BROWN

July 4, 1977-May 13, 2012 Donnell Brown, 34, 817 East End Circle, died Sunday. Funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., with bishop Anthony Slater officiating. Burial will...

ROSETTA EXUM COLEY

March 12, 1945-May 12, 2012 CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. -- Rosetta Exum Coley, 67, Brooks Road, died Saturday at Prince George's Hospital in Cheverly, Md. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Burial...

MICHAEL GREYSON HOLLOWELL

Died May 11, 2012 FUQUAY-VARINA -- Michael Greyson Hollowell, 55, Fuquay-Varina, died May 11, 2012, at home. He was preceded in death by his father, Edwin Greyson Hollowell. He is survived by his mother, Susie "Sue" Hollowell of New...

LONZO KING

June 15, 1941-May 13, 2012 Lonzo King died Sunday at home. He was born June 15, 1941, to the late Lilly Mae Bailey in Johnston County. He is survived by a daughter and two sons. Visitation will be Friday...

BRODIE KORNEGAY

Nov. 11, 1958-May 14, 2012 Brodie Kornegay, 52, 314 Mercer St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home chapel, with evangelist Hattie Parks officiating. He is survived by three...

NATHAN B. MCGOWAN

ROCKY MOUNT -- Nathan Bryan McGowan, 65, 1217 Mashie Lane, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JAMES KENNETH NEWKIRK

Died May 12, 2012 WALLACE -- James Kenneth Newkirk, 66, 743 Prosperity Drive, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be...

JIM NORMAN

Died May 15, 2012 James "Jim" MacDougall Norman, 94, died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Greensboro. Jim, the son of Seawell and Margaret MacDougall Norman, was born in Drake, S.C. His family moved to Goldsboro during his early childhood....

JERRY C. THOMPSON

Aug. 31, 1951-May 10, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Jerry C. Thompson, 60, 1720 Corcoran St. N.E., formerly of Wayne County, died May 10 at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Md. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at McIntyre Funeral...

JOHNNIE D. WIGGINS

Nov. 12, 1936-May 15, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE --Johnnie Deryle Wiggins, 75, 228 Hatch's Hill Road, passed away late Tuesday afternoon, May 15, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held Friday, May 18, at 11 a.m....

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

DONNELL BROWN

July 4, 1977-May 13, 2012 Donnell Brown, 34, 817 East End Circle, died Sunday. Funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. John AME Zion Church, with bishop Anthony Slater officiating. Burial will be in Old Mill...

KAREN M. HERRON

Feb. 6, 1959-May 15, 2012 Karen Vollrath Herron, 53, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family. Karen was born in Lancaster, Pa., Feb. 6, 1959, to Anna Mae Liesey Vollrath of Cleveland, Ga.,...

BRODIE KORNEGAY

Brodie Kornegay, 52, 314 Mercer St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

WILLIAM MOORE

MOUNT OLIVE -- William "Billy" Moore, 106 Young Dr., Mount Olive, died Tuesday night at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JAMES K. NEWKIRK

WALLACE -- James Kenneth Newkirk, 66, 743 Prosperity Drive, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JIM NORMAN

James M. Norman, 94, died Tuesday at Heartland Living in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EMMA J. SIMMONS

March 31, 1936-May 6, 2012 Emma Jean Simmons, 76, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will be at Wayne Memorial Park. She...

TEKIA N. WALLACE

Jan. 26, 1980-May 12, 2012 TeKia Nicole Wallace, 900 Fairview Circle, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at KEMBA Headquarters in Warsaw, with pastor Onyx Martin officiating. Burial will be...

MILTON J. WEST

Died May 15, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Milton J. West, 76, died Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Funeral will be Thursday, May 17, at 11 a.m. at Randalls Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev....

JOHNNIE D. WIGGINS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnnie Deryle Wiggins, 76, Hatch's Hill Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

NORA W. WINSTEAD

KENANSVILLE -- Nora W. Winstead, 94, died Tuesday at Kenansville Health and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

CHARLES BARNES JR.

Aug. 9, 1976-May 12, 2012 Charles Barnes Jr., 35, died Saturday. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ in Fremont. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born Aug. 9, 1976,...

LUTHER CAULDER JR.

Nov. 30, 1931-May 13, 2012 Luther Caulder Jr., 80, died Sunday at Sutton's Retirement Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with Horace Modlin officiating. Burial will be at Woodland Friends...

KAREN HERRON

Karen Herron died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

DANNY H. HILL

April 8, 195 -May 14, 2012 Danny Herbert Hill, 55, died Monday, May 14, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to remember his life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Tyndall Funeral Chapel in Mount...

GEORGE A. KELLY

Dec. 28, 1925-May 13, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- George A. Kelly, 86, Red Hill community near Mount Olive, went to his heavenly home Sunday morning, May 13, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are to be held Tuesday,...

EDNA REESE MAY

Sept. 12, 1915-May 9, 2012 FAISON -- Edna Reese May, 96, Faison, formerly of Hershey, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. She was born Sunday, Sept. 12, 1915, in Lebanon County, Pa.,...

JANE BLACKWELL THOMPSON

Died May 14, 2012 MARION, S.C. -- Jane Blackwell Thompson of Marion, died May 14, 2012. Daughter of John Hamlin and Isabell Williams, she had been a lifelong resident of Marion. Jane married William Foxworth Thompson of Marion, Oct....

SAMUEL WILLIAMS JR.

Dec. 20, 1948-May 9, 2012 Mr. Samuel Williams Jr., 63, 1109 Crawford St., died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his home. A celebration of life will be held Thursday, May 17, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church,...

Monday, May 14, 2012

CHARLES BARNES JR.

Charles Barnes Jr., 35, 808 N. Virginia St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

WILLIAM BOWDEN

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- William Bowden, 90, died Saturday at Hospice of Chesapeake in Maryland. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

DONNELL BROWN

Deacon Donnell Brown, 34, 817 East End Circle, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LUTHER CAULDER JR.

Luther Caulder Jr., 80, died Sunday at Sutton's Retirement Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

OPAL R. DAVIS

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Opal R. Davis, 52, 4209 Belvidere St., formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday at Florida Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

GEORGE KELLY

MOUNT OLIVE -- George Kelly, 86, Red Hill community, died Sunday at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LONZO KING

Lonzo King, 70, 1708 S. Slocumb St., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

GERALDINE LEACH

Jan. 13, 1936-May 7, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Geraldine Leach, 102-C Johnson Court, died May 7. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Gospel Light United Holy Church. Burial will be at Carver Memorial Park in Mount Olive....

MARCHELL LEWIS

Nov. 16, 1959-May 10, 2012 DUDLEY -- Marchell Lewis, 52, 208 Ward Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Maranatha Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. She...

TERRY "TEE TEE" LOFTIN

April 20, 1965-May 20, 2012 Deacon Terry Maris "Tee Tee" Loftin, 47, 1035 Apt. A Lincoln Drive, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at New Mount Moriah United Holy Church in Farmville, with apostle...

LOTTIE D. LONG

Sept. 6, 1919-May 13, 2012 Lottie Dunegan Long, 92, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Lottie was born in Albany, Okla., Sept. 6, 1919, to the late George H. and Gertrude Dunegan. She was...

JERRY C. THOMPSON

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Jerry C. Thompson, 60, 1720 Cocoran St. N.E., formerly of Wayne County, died Thursday at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Md. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MARGIE RENFROW WORLEY

Died May 12, 2012 MICRO -- Margie Renfrow Worley, 86, died Saturday at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Spring Hill Presbyterian Church. Visitation...

Sunday, May 13, 2012

CHARLES BARNES JR.

Charles Barnes Jr. of Virginia Street died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

WILLIAM BOWDEN

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- William Bowden, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday morning at Annapolis Assisted Living Facility. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

VIRGINIA HINSON BUNN

April 27, 1922-May 11, 2012 Virginia Hinson Bunn, 90, passed away peacefully at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, Friday, May 11, 2012, surrounded by her family. A graveside service will be held Monday, May 14, 2012, at 2...

RACHEL BLAND GRANTHAM

May 12, 1928-May 10, 2012 Rachel Bland Grantham, 83, passed away Thursday evening at home. Graveside services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until...

JERRY LEE GRAY

July 12, 1955-May 12, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Jerry Lee Gray, 56, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012. A graveside service of remembrance will be held Monday, May 14, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Gray Family Cemetery with...

BONNIE MOORING GWALTNEY

July 20, 1925-May 12, 2012 Bonnie Mooring Gwaltney, 86, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held by the graveside on Monday, May 14, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with...

HERBERT JACKSON

Dec. 3, 1927-May 10, 2012 Herbert D. Jackson, 84, of Raleigh, passed away Thursday May 10, 2012. The family will be present to receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet Baptist Church, 3500 Edwards Mill...

MONIER "MITCH" MITCHELL

Died May 12, 2012 Monier "Mitch" Edward Mitchell (Ret. SM/SGT USAF), 75, passed away Saturday at his residence. A service to celebrate the life of Mitch will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Paula Griffin...

WILLIE M. ROLLINS

Dec. 14, 1939-May 11, 2012 Willie McCullen Rollins, 72, went to be with his Lord on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 14, 2012, at 7 p.m. at...

JOSEPH G. SURLES III

Nov. 28, 1956-May 10, 2012 Joseph Graham Surles III, 55, passed away on Thursday at his home. Graveside services were held on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Joey was born in Wayne County...

TEKIA WALLACE

TeKia Wallace of 900 Fairview Circle died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center, Kenansville. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

Friday, May 11, 2012

RACHEL B. GRANTHAM

Rachel Bland Grantham, 83, died Thursday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

SHIRLEY F. KING

Oct. 7, 1957-May 2, 2012 BILLINGS, Mont. -- Shirley Faye King died May 2 at Billings Clinic Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Garris Funeral Home chapel, with apostle Ellis Melvin officiating. Burial will be in...

KENNETH LEE

Jan. 15, 1942-May 10, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mr. Kenneth Lee, 70, 720 Jordan Chapel Road, passed Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Liberty Health Care in Benson. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012,...

MARCHELL LEWIS

DUDLEY -- Marchell Lewis, 52, 208 Ward Drive, died Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

TERRY M. LOFTON

Deacon Terry M. Lofton, 47, 1035-A Lincoln Drive, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

PORDIS "PAUL" WADE SR.

Sept. 1, 1940-May 4, 2012 Mr. Pordis "Paul" Wade Sr. was born to the late Mr. John Allen Wade and the late Mrs. Calena Rowe Wade Sept. 1, 1940, in Wayne County. He departed his earthly life May 4,...

MAE ELLEN WARWICK

Died May 10, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Mae Ellen Warwick, former educator, lifetime student, world traveler and teacher of many, died May 10, 2012. Born in 1920 in Clinton, she was the daughter of Junnie and Ellen Vann Warren....

Thursday, May 10, 2012

JIMMY L. ARTIS

Aug. 26, 1952-May 6, 2012 EUREKA -- Jimmy Lee Artis, 301 S. Baker St., died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Eureka. Interment will be at Eureka Cemetery. He was born to...

CURTIS WAYNE HOOKS JR.

Died May 8, 2012 FREMONT -- Curtis Wayne Hooks Jr. passed away Tuesday morning at home. Graveside services with military honors will be 3 p.m. today at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. The family will receive friends following the graveside...

RUTH B. PRIDGEN

Died May 6, 2012 Ruth B. Pridgen, 91, Willow Creek Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Lovicks Chapel AME Zion Church in LaGrange, with pastor...

PORDIS "PAUL" WADE SR.

Sept. 1, 1940-May 4, 2012 Pordis "Paul" Wade Sr., 104 Somerset Drive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Association Building. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery....

MAE E. WARWICK

NEWTON GROVE -- Mae Ellen Warwick, 91, died today. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Homes Inc....

SAMUEL WILLIAMS

Samuel Williams, 63, 1109 Crawford St. Ext., died Wednesday at home. Arrangements pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

RICHARD J. BEASLEY

Nov. 8, 1934-May 4, 2012 Richard Justice Beasley, 77, Goldsboro, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Durham to the late Ada Beasley Tolbert, and was the husband of Janice W. Beasley. In addition to his...

REV. LARRY GORDON BLOUNT

Died May 7, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- The Rev. Larry Gordon Blount passed away the night of May 7, 2012, peacefully at his home. Rev. Blount was a pastor for 56 years, most recently at Magnolia Baptist Church, where he...

CURTIS WAYNE HOOKS JR.

Aug. 28, 1950-May 8, 2012 Curtis Wayne Hooks Jr., beloved son of Nona Mayo Hooks of Fremont and the late C. Wayne Hooks Sr., passed Tuesday morning at home. Graveside services with military honors will be held Thursday at...

ANDREW JONES JR.

Died May 5, 2012 Andrew Jones Jr., 73, departed this life Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The homegoing service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Alpha and Omega Christian Center, 1210 Clingman St., Goldsboro,...

GERALDINE NEWSOME JOSEPH

Dec. 12, 1941-May 3, 2012 Geraldine Newsome Joseph died May 3 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ in Fremont. Interment will be at Becton Family Cemetery. She was...

GERALDINE MILLER LEACH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Geraldine Miller Leach, 76, 102-C Johnson Court, died at home Monday. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ADAM J. MATHIAS

Feb. 4, 1924-May 6, 2012 Adam Joseph Mathias, 88, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. All services will be held privately. He was born in Wayne County, Mich., Feb. 4, 1924, to the late...

JOHNNIE LEE THOMPSON

Dec. 31, 1940-May 7, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Johnnie Lee Thompson, 71, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Johnnie," 1209...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

HARRY J. GRADY

May 30, 1944-May 5, 2012 A celebration of life for Harry James Grady will be held today at 4 p.m. at Outlaw's Bridge Universalist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The family will greet friends at the...