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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

RANDALL ALBERTSON

Oct. 10, 1934-July 30, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Randall Albertson, 77, passed away Monday morning, July 30, 2012, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at Tyndall Funeral Home Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m., with the...

FRANK N. BALDWIN SR.

Nov. 15, 1944 KENLY -- Frank Nicholas Baldwin Sr., 67, died Friday at Barbour Court Nursing Center in Smithfield. Funeral and burial will be at a later date in Jefferson Heights, N.Y. He was born Nov. 15, 1944, in...

ETHEL BEST

TOWSON, Md. -- Ethel Best, 88, died Monday at Manor Care Dulaney. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CLAY BEST

Sept. 3, 1953-July 28, 2012 Everette Clayton Best, 58, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Clay was born in Wayne County Sept. 3, 1953, to the late Ira Lee Best and Norma...

JAMES T. BOONE

Died July 26, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- James T. Boone, aka "Buckshot," 80, died Thursday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be held at Betholite Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia Friday at 1 p.m., with Dr. Kevin Allen...

JOAN C. BORDEAUX

Died July 30, 2012 TURKEY -- Mrs. Joan Carroll Bordeaux, 63, 125 Clifton Lane, died Monday at Carolina East/Quinn Hospice Center. Memorial service will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Clinton Pentecostal Holiness Church in Clinton, with the Rev....

ADOLPHUS FARRIOR

Died July 29, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Adolphus Farrior, 35, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr...

WILMA T. MCVICKERS

June 22, 1927-July 30, 2012 Wilma Thames McVickers, 85, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Moore County to the late Walter and Mabel McCloud Thames, and was married to the late Bruce W. Files and...

BARBARA J. MIMS

Aug. 14, 1964-July 29, 2012 Ms. Barbara J. Mims, 47, 1205 S. Andrews Ave., died Sunday morning, July 29, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A memorial celebration will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at 1...

MICHAEL ALAN MOULAS

Dec. 5, 1956-July 28, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Michael Alan Moulas, 55, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Michael was born in Del Rio, Texas, Dec. 5, 1956, to the late Chris and Betty Mayfield Moulas....

EMMA PERRY

Emma Perry, 80, 111 Somerset Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Monday, July 30, 2012

HARRY J. BATTLE

PIKEVILLE -- Harry James Battle, 58, 142 Booker St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

EUNICE M. MCELROY

Eunice M. McElroy, 84, 116 S. Slocumb St., died Sunday at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehab Center in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

BARBARA J. MIMS

Barbara J. Mims, 47, 1205 S. Andrews Ave., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BARBARA J. MIMS

Barbara J. Mims, 47, 1205 S. Andrews Ave., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MICHAEL ALAN MOULAS

Dec. 5, 1956-July 28, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Michael Alan Moulas, 55, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Michael was born in Del Rio, Texas, Dec. 5, 1956, to the late Chris and Betty Mayfield Moulas....

VANICO PERKINS

Vanico Perkins, 37, 218 Brewington Drive, died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ELOSTER RAYNOR

Eloster Raynor, 95, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ELOSTER RAYNOR

Eloster Raynor, 95, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

WALTER E. STALLINGS

Nov. 2, 1933-July 27, 2012 JACKSONVILLE -- Walter Edward Stallings, 78, died Friday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tim Daniels officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery....

Sunday, July 29, 2012

WILLIAM ASHLEY COX

April 17, 1956-July 26, 2012 ALBELINE TX -- William Ashley Cox, 56, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at an Abilene medical center. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today, July 29, in Buffalo Gap Cemetery directed by the...

SALLY ANN FOREHAND

Aug. 15, 1937-July 26, 2012 Sally Ann Crandall Forehand, 74, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Ray of Hope PFWB Church with the Rev. Tony Kopanksi officiating. Burial will...

ETTA LEE KORNEGAY

Etta Lee Kornegay, 87, 603 Lockhaven Court, Apt. 225, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc....

NARVIE LARRY

Narvie Larry of Hyattsville, Md., died Thursday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JUDY CAROL LEWIS

Aug. 30, 1955-July 26, 2012 Ms. Judy Carol Lewis, 56, of 977 Lake Wakena Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life will be held Monday at noon at New Spirit Church Ministries, 1501 N. William...

REXFORD RAY PITTMAN

March 11, 1934-July 26, 2012 Rexford Ray Pittman, 78, of Lucama, died Thursday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Graveside services were Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Pittman Family Cemetery with the Rev. Rodney Riddick officiating. He was...

VICKIE PEARSALL RUDD

Vickie Pearsall Rudd, sister of Ida Hook, died Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home. (Pd)...

ALFRED SHARPLESS

Died July 25, 2012 CHINQUAPIN -- Alfred Sharpless, 88, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital, Kenansville. Funeral services will be today at First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Steffon Sharpless officiating. Burial will follow at Judge...

GEORGE FRANKLIN TUCKER

Jan. 31, 1945-July 28, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- George Franklin Tucker, 67, died Saturday at Rosemary Rest Home of Rose Hill. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Burial will follow at Devotional...

Friday, July 27, 2012

JAMES SPICER BRADSHAW

Died July 25, 2012 FREMONT -- James Spicer Bradshaw, 73, 500 S. Hillandale Drive, passed away Wednesday at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell...

CAROLYN JONES BURNETT

Jan. 23, 1944-July 26, 2012 TURKEY -- Carolyn Jones Burnett, 68, died Thursday at home. Funeral service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery of Warsaw. She was born...

DONNIE COX SR.

June 8, 1936-July 24, 2012 Donnie Cox Sr., 74, died unexpectedly Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bible Faith Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Sarah B. Eason officiating. Burial will be in...

SALLY A. FOREHAND

Sally Ann Forehand died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

MINNIE S. HORNE

Aug. 25, 1934-July 24, 2012 Minnie S. Horne, 77, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries, with apostle Norbert Simmons officiating. Burial will be in St. Delight Community...

ANNIE "ANN" D. LEWIS

Oct. 26, 1951-July 20, 2012 DURHAM -- Ms. Annie "Ann" D. Lewis, 60, who was a resident of Durham, died at Duke Home Care and Hospice Friday, July 20, 2012, following a long illness. She was born in Wayne...

JUDY C. LEWIS

Judy C. Lewis, 56, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

THOMAS ALLEN LOFTIN

June 18, 1950-July 19, 2012 NEW YORK -- Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28, 2012, at KEMBA Inc., 860 N. Pine St., Warsaw, U.S. 117 business. The final viewing will be at KEMBA Inc. at 10 a.m....

RUFFIN LOFTON JR.

June 1, 1945-July 23, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Ruffin Lofton Jr., 67, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Junior," 503...

CAROLYN J. BRASWELL MURRAY

Nov. 17, 1941-July 26, 2012 OXFORD -- Carolyn Jane Braswell Murray, 70, formerly of Princeton, died Thursday at Oxford Manor Nursing Home. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Braswell Family Cemetery in Princeton. She was born Nov....

LARRY D. OLIVER

BRONX, N.Y. -- Larry Daniel Oliver, 63, 1075 Webster Ave., formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ESTHER L. PARKS

LAGRANGE -- Funeral for Esther L. Parks, 611 Forbes St., will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Delight United Holy Church in Parkstown, with the Rev. William Water officiating. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She is...

RUFUS PICKETT

April 11, 1947-July 25, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Rufus Pickett, 289 W. Best Road, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kenansville, with elder Jacob Pickett officiating. Burial will be in Middleton...

MILDRED R. SHAFFER

Mildred R. Shaffer, 81 died today at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARSHA ANDREWS WILLIAMS

March 7, 1951-July 25, 2012 PRINCETON -- Marsha Andrews Williams, 61, 2123 Old Rock Quarry Road, died Wednesday evening at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral will be tonight at 7 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton, with...

Thursday, July 26, 2012

DAVID L. BOYKIN

Died July 24, 2012 WALLACE -- David Levi Boykin, 61, died Tuesday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Larry...

JAMES S. BRADSHAW

FREMONT -- James S. Bradshaw, 73, died Wednesday evening at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

BOBBY E. BRYANT

Died July 25, 2012 TEACHEY -- Bobby Earl Bryant, 70, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial will be...

SARAH L. COSTEN

Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Lane Costen will be held Friday, July 27, at 11 a.m. at St. John AME Zion Church, 1101 N.C. 158 East in Sunbury, with the Rev. Samuel L. Butt officiating. Public visitation with family...

MICHAEL ROGER DAWSON

Jan. 17, 1948-July 24, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Michael R. "Mike" Dawson, 64, Seven Springs, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Mike was born Jan. 17, 1948, in Wayne County to the late Roger Ralph and Geneva Griffin Dawson. He...

ISAAC FLOYD DORTCH

Feb. 1, 1960-July 19, 2012 Isaac Floyd Dortch was born Feb. 1, 1960, in Wayne County. He passed away July 19, 2012, at Rex Healthcare Center in Raleigh. A visitation will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at New...

ROBERT "PAPA BOB" SWINSON JR.

Funeral services for deacon Robert "Papa Bob" Swinson Jr. will be Friday, July 27, 2012, at noon at First African Baptist Church, 803 Harris St., Goldsboro. Burial will follow in Swinson Cemetery on N.C. 581 North. Deacon Swinson was...

MARSHA A. WILLIAMS

PRINCETON -- Marsha A. Williams, 61, died Wednesday evening at SECU Hospice in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

DIXIE L. COX WILLIAMS

Died July 22, 2012 DUDLEY -- Dixie Lee Cox Williams, 72, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Thompson Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Parkstown, with pastor Jacob Pickett officiating and pastor James Lewis...

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

DONNIE M. BUTTS

Aug. 19, 1941-July 23, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Donnie Morris Butts, 70, passed away Monday, July 23, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville surrounded by his family. Donnie was born in Wayne County Aug. 19, 1941, to the late...

DONNIE COX SR.

Donnie Cox Sr., 76, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ISAAC F. DORTCH

Isaac Floyd Dortch, 52, 211 Bunche Drive, died Thursday at Rex Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

VIRGINIA H. HARE

Died July 24, 2012 Virginia H. Hare passed away July 24, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center at the age of 87. She was a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church. She loved her church, and attended faithfully until...

RUTH S. HOLLOWELL

July 23, 1928-July 24, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth Memory Sheppard Hollowell, 84, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 24, 2012, at the SECU House at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was a longtime member of Mount Olive Presbyterian Church,...

MINNIE SPEIGHT HORNE

Minnie Speight Horne, 77, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ETTA L. KORNEGAY

Etta Lee Kornegay, 87, 603 Lockhaven Court, Apt. 225, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ESTER PARKS

LAGRANGE -- Ester Parks, 92, 609 Forbes St., died Tuesday night at Kinston Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RUFUS PICKETT

KENANSVILLE -- Rufus Pickett, 289 W. Best Road, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

DONNIE M. BUTTS

Donnie Morris Butts, 70, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Burial will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange. Visitation...

VIRGINIA H. HARE

Virginia H. Hare died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

JOHN W. LANGSTON

FOUR OAKS -- John Wayne Langston, 62, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

RUFFIN LOFTON JR.

Ruffin Lofton Jr., 67, 503 Whitfield Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

GROVER G. ROBINSON

Oct. 12, 1946-July 16, 2012 Grover G. Robinson, 65, died July 16. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Church of Christ. He was born Oct. 12, 1946, to L.C. and Hazel Bell Robinson in Muskegon,...

MORRIS WIGGINS

Jan. 8, 1932-July 23, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Morris Wiggins, 80, Pineland Avenue, passed away Monday evening, July 23, 2012. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 25, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, to be officiated by...

DIXIE L. WILLIAMS

LAGRANGE -- Dixie Lee Williams, 72, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

Monday, July 23, 2012

MARY ANN SUTTON BARTLETT

Aug. 8, 1937-July 21, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Mary Ann Sutton Bartlett, 74, LaGrange, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, at her home. She was born Aug. 8, 1937, to the late Charlie Carl "C.B." and Marjorie Wilson Sutton. Mrs....

SARAH LANE COSTEN

SUNBURY -- Sarah Lane Costen, 90, 273 N.C. 32, died Friday night at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ANNIE LEWIS

DURHAM -- Annie Lewis, 60, 2405 Highland Ave., died Friday evening at Duke HomeCare and Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

JOSEPH W. MACKENZIE

July 5, 1931-July 21, 2012 Joseph William MacKenzie, 81, died Saturday evening at home. Memorial service will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. He was born in Bronx, N.Y., to the late Frederick William and Josephine...

ELOISE DORSEY SKELTON

Sept. 15, 1918-July 21, 2012 Eloise Dorsey Skelton, 93, passed from this life July 21, 2012, to enter into her heavenly father's kingdom. She was born in Tennyson, Ind., Sept. 15, 1918, to Daniel C. Dorsey Sr. and Octavia...

BABY BOY JOAH JAMES CALLWEALL SMILING

Died July 20, 2012 Dean Callweall and Melody JoyAnn Smiling announce the birth and death of baby boy Joah James Callweall Smiling July 20, 2012, at 12:44 p.m. at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A memorial service will be...

ROBERT SWINSON JR.

Robert Swinson Jr., 93, 816 Westview St., died Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Sunday, July 22, 2012

MARY ANN SUTTON BARTLETT

LaGRANGE -- Mary Ann Sutton Bartlett, 74, died at her home Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home....

TOMMIE ALLEN LOFTIN

Died July 19, 2012 MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Tommie Allen Loftin, 62, 30 Park Ave., Apt. 2W, Mount Vernon, N.Y., passed away Thursday night after an extended period of illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home on...

CANDIDA ROSA SABILLON MURILLO

Died July 13, 2012 SAN PEDRA SULA, Honduras -- Candida Rosa Sabillon Murillo, 81, passed away July 13, 2012, at her home in San Pedra Sula, Honduras. Local survivors include her son, Hector Murillo and wife, Patsy Gardner, of...

LINDA CAROL PIGFORD

Died July 18, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Linda Carol Pigford, 60, of 109 S. Church St. died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Mount Gilead Missonary Baptist Church, with pastor Larry Faison...

MAE BATTEN PITTMAN

Died July 20, 2012 Mae Batten Pittman, 96, of Wilson, died Friday, July 20, 2012. Funeral will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Wilson. Interment will be at Maplewood Cemetery. The family will...

ELOISE DORSEY SKELTON

Eloise Dorsey Skelton, 93, died early Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

BABY BOY JOAH JAMES CALWEALL SMILING

Dean Calweall and Melody Joyann Smiling announce the birth and death of Baby Boy Joah James Calweall Smiling Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

SAMUEL C. WALLACE

May 28, 1921-July 20, 2012 Samuel Clem Wallace, 91, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, July 20, 2012, at Countryside Village. A service to celebrate his life will be 3 p.m. today, July 22, 2012,...

OWEN RICHARD WILLIAMS JR.

Oct. 29, 1974-July 19, 2012 KINSTON -- Owen Richard Williams Jr., 37, of Kinston, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 23, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Wheat Swamp Christian Church, with the...

Friday, July 20, 2012

MAXINE MILDRED ARGENBRIGHT

Dec. 16, 1925-July 19, 2012 Maxine Mildred Argenbright, 86, passed away Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. All services will be held privately. Mrs. Argenbright was born in West Virginia Dec. 16,...

JACOB N. "JAKE" CARSON

May 30, 1986-July 6, 2012 Sgt. Jacob Neal "Jake" Carson, 26, died July 6. A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Duplin Memorial Gardens in Teachey. He was born May 30, 1986, in New Hanover County to...

DOROTHY M. HOLT

Aug. 3, 1927-July 17, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Dorothy Mae Holt, 84, died Tuesday at Johnston Health Medical Center in Smithfield. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Frank Beasley, the...

WILLIAM BRYANT MILLER

Oct. 19, 1933-July 16, 2012 WARSAW -- William Bryant Miller, 405 S. Gum St., went from labor to reward Monday at Genesis Health Care in Waldorf, Md. He was born in Pink Hill Oct. 19, 1933, to his proud...

LINDA PIGFORD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Linda Pigford, 60, 109 S. Church St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Thursday, July 19, 2012

DEBORAH A. LAYTON BENNETT

Jan. 4. 1955-July 17, 2012 Deborah Ann Layton Bennett 57, died Tuesday. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Warsaw. She was born Jan. 4, 1955, in Salem, N.J., to the late Charles...

REBECCA G. CREECH

Died July 16, 2012 KENLY -- Rebecca Gail Creech, 15-month-old daughter of David William Creech and Amanda Rebecca Hinson, died Monday at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Kenly Church of God, with the...

ISAAC F. DORTCH

RALEIGH -- Isaac Floyd Dortch, 52, died early this morning at Rex Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LESLIE L. FINCH

March 31, 1931-July 17, 2012 KENLY -- Leslie Linwood Finch, 81, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randy Anderson officiating. Burial will be...

RICHARD M. GILLETTE

Died July 16, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Richard M. Gillettte died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange, with the Rev. Michael Johnson officiating and bishop...

DOROTHY M. HOLT

SELMA -- Dorothy Mae Holt, 84, died Tuesday at Johnston Health Medical Center in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

ARLENE O'MARA

April 22, 1947-July 12, 2012 FUQUAY-VARINA -- Arlene O'Mara, 65, died July 12 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Private services were held. She was born April 22, 1947, to William Kenneth and Frances Beulah Milkie Bennett in Nutley, N.J....

PARLEY D. POTTER

Died July 11, 2012 ROCKY MOUNT -- Parley Dale Potter, 56, 200 Sedgefield Drive, formerly of Albertson, died Wednesday in Russia. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Goldsboro Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will...

WILLIAM S. "TEENY BOY" RAPER

Aug. 22, 1945-July 18, 2012 MIDDLESEX -- William Sherwood "Teeny Boy" Raper, 66, died early Wednesday morning at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral will be tonight at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with the...

CORNELIA "COOTE" STOKES

June 5, 1927-July 15, 2012 Cornelia "Coote" Stokes, 85, 511 E. Elm St., died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel of J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations, with...

DONALD WAYNE STOKES SR.

March 10, 1952-July 17, 2012 "As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving."...

MABEL ROBINSON WILLIAMS

Died July 17, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- Mabel Robinson Williams, 78, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Wilma Hansley officiating. Burial will be...

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

REBECCA G. CREECH

KENLY -- Rebecca Gail Creech, 15-month-old daughter of David William Creech and Amanda Rebecca Hinson, died Monday at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

LESLIE L. FINCH

KENLY -- Leslie Linwood Finch, 81, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

RICHARD GILLETTE

LAGRANGE -- Richard Gillette, 74, died Monday night at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ROBERT KENT HOOD

Died July 16, 2012 CAPE CARTERET -- Robert Kent Hood, 47, Cape Carteret, passed away peacefully Monday, July 16, 2012, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Falling Creek Baptist Church in Goldsboro,...

RUBY EDGERTON WHITE

Dec. 20, 1919-July 16, 2012 Ruby Edgerton White, 92, passed away Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ruby was born in Wayne County Dec. 20, 1919, to the late Verus M. Edgerton and Ettie McCullen Edgerton. She was married...

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

MINNIE "LOU" LANGSTON DUDLEY

April 14, 1929-July 15, 2012 KINSTON -- Minnie "Lou" Langston Dudley, 83, Kinston passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012. Born in Lenoir County April 14, 1929, she was the daughter of the late George and Rose Brown Lang-ston. In...

HUBERT GEORGE EDWARDS

Dec. 19, 1978-July 15, 2012 Hubert George Edwards “Rose”, 33, went home to be with our Lord and savior. Hubert was born Dec. 19, 1978, in Fort Myers, Fla., to Hubert Archie Rose and Beverly Howell Rose. He was...

LEE EDWARDS

Sept. 22, 1929-July 15, 2012 DUDLEY -- Lee Edwards, 82, Dudley, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late Minson and Nora Edwards. He was a member of First Baptist Church, and...

ROBERT KENT HOOD

Died July 16, 2012 CAPE CARTERET -- Robert Kent Hood, 47, Cape Carteret, passed away peacefully Monday, July 16, 2012, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Falling Creek Baptist Church in Goldsboro,...

RUBY DAVIS KIBBEN

April 30, 1940-July 15, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Ruby Davis Kibben, 72, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ruby was born in Wayne County April 30, 1940, to the late Wesley and Thelma Lancaster Davis. The...

CHARLES KITTRELL

WAKE FOREST -- Charles Kittrell, 1517 Forestville Road, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Feggins and Feggins Funeral Home of Wake Forest, with announcement by LaGrange Funeral Services....

CLARA SUMMERS

Died July 12, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Mrs. Clara Summers, 90, died Thursday in Washington, D.C. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., with the Rev. Michael Johnson officiating....

SALLY W. WADE

Dec. 27, 1921-July 14, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Sally Wortham Wade, 90, LaGrange, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012. Sally was born in New Bern Dec. 27, 1921, to the late George Richard Wortham and Mary Annie Elmore Wortham. She...

RUBY E. WHITE

Ruby Edgerton White, 92, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, July 16, 2012

LEE EDWARDS

DUDLEY -- Lee Edwards, 82, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

HUBERT G. EDWARDS

Hubert George Edwards, 33, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

TIMOTHY J. GRIGG

March 11, 1958-July 14, 2012 Timothy Jay Grigg, 54, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by the funeral at 7:30 p.m....

RUBY DAVIS KIBBEN

Ruby Davis Kibben, 72, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM B. MILLER

WARSAW -- William B. Miller, 78. S. Gum Street, died today at Genesis Health Care of Waldorf, Md. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CORNELIA "COOTE" STOKES

Cornelia "Coote" Stokes, 85, 511 E. Elm St., died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY S. THOMPSON

July 3, 1924-July 15, 2012 Mary Strickland Thompson, 88, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Claude S. and Allie Chestnutt Strickland, wife of the late Blaney...

DONALD J. "RED" WALLACE

Died July 14, 2012 ALBERTSON -- Donald Jacob "Red" Wallace, 75, 425 Kator Dunn Road, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wallace Walker Cemetery in Albertson, with Dr. John Isenberg...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

W. PRESTON EMERSON

Aug. 21, 1932-July 13, 2012 LAGRANGE -- William Preston Emerson, 79, of LaGrange, died Friday, July 13, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held Monday, July 16, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Interment will follow...

GAIL GENOVA

May 21, 1947-July 11, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE -- Ms. Gail Genova, 65, of 5226 Pala Verde Drive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro. A service of remembrance was held on Saturday at Catalpa Bible Way Church, 5217 Spruce...

MARTHA B. HOLLAND

March 31, 1927-July 11, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Martha Brothers Holland, 85, of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held today, July 15, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. at LaGrange United Methodist Church. A...

BRENDA B. JACKSON

April 21, 1949-July 12, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Brenda Blizzard Jackson, 63, passed away on Thursday morning, July 12, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by her family. Services to celebrate her life were held Friday, July...

LORD LUKAS DAVID KING

July 13, 2012-July 13, 2012 Steven and Tonya King of Goldsboro announce the birth and death of a son, Lord Lukas David King. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Pastor...

JACKIE VANDERIAN ROBERTSON

July 10, 1955-July 11, 2012 On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Jackie V. Robertson departed this life. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 14, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Viewing...

HILDA BELL SMITH

June 30, 1925-July 1, 2012 Our beloved mother, Hilda Bell Smith, passed away suddenly on July 1, 2012, at the age of 87, with family by her side in San Francisco, Calif. A visitation will be held between 6...

CLARA SUMMERS

Clara C. Summers, 90, of Washington, D.C., died Thurday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BETTY LAUN TILLEY

Dec. 11, 1925-July 13, 2012 KINSTON -- Betty Laun Tilley of Pikeville passed away at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by her family at the age of 86. The family will receive friends from 1 until...

SALLY W. WADE

LAGRANGE -- Sally Wortham Wade, 90, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

ROWENA COATES WILLIAMS

Died July 12, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Rowena Coates Williams, 72, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. today, July 15, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will...

Friday, July 13, 2012

MAXINE P. BARWICK

July 26, 1929-July 11, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Maxine Price Barwick, 82, Liddell community, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Mrs. Barwick was born July 26, 1929, in Duplin County to the late Charles Isaac Price and Celia P....

PATRICK M. CANSLER

June 17, 1971-July 12, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Patrick Martin Cansler, 41, died Thursday morning, July 12, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He was the son of the late Wayne and Annie Laurie Martin Cansler, and...

SGT. 1ST CLASS H. HILTON HIGH

Died July 12, 2012 FARO -- Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class H. Hilton High, 76, Faro, died Thursday, July 12, 2012. Funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Wilson. Burial with military...

BRENDA B. JACKSON

April 21, 1949-July 12, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Brenda Blizzard Jackson, 63, passed away Thursday morning, July 12, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by her family. Services to celebrate her life will be held Friday, July...

CLARENCE "JITTERBUG" MURRAY

Died July 10, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE -- Clarence "Jitterbug" Murray died Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Teachey. Interment will be at Duplin Memorial Gardens in Teachey with military...

JEREMY MICHAEL PITTMAN

Aug. 4, 1981-July 11, 2012 PRINCETON -- Jeremy Michael Pittman, 30, 3601 Pikeville-Princeton Road, Princeton, died Wednesday evening. He was born Aug. 4, 1981, in Wayne County. Jeremy worked at Clayton Glass and Mirror as a project manager. Funeral...

PARLEY D. POTTER

ROCKY MOUNT -- Parley Dale Potter, 56, died July 11 in Russia. Arrangements are pending at Pink Hill Funeral Home....

JACKIE V. ROBERTSON

July 10, 1955-July 22, 2012 Wednesday, July 11, 2012, Jackie V. Robertson departed this life. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 14, 2012, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Viewing...

Thursday, July 12, 2012

SHRIELY D. ARMWOOD

Died July 5, 2012 FAISON -- Shriely D. Armwood, 73, 2583 W. N.C. 403, died July 5 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem Disciple Church in Clinton, with Dr. Henry Rogers officiating....

BRENDA CAROL BARWICK

March 8, 1947-July 10, 2012 Brenda Carol Barwick, 65, passed away Tuesday at her home. A service to celebrate Brenda's life will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the First Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Nick...

MAXINE BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Maxine Barwick, 82, died Wednesday at Quinn Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange....

PATRICK CANSLER

Patrick Cansler died today at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

CARL L. CAPPS

July 6, 1935-July 8, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Carl London Capps, 77, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Private funeral will be held with immediate family. He was born July 6, 1935, in Johnston County to Needham...

GAIL GENOVA

FAYETTEVILLE -- Gail Genova, 65, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LUCY BONEY GIBBS

Died July 9, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- Lucy Boney Gibbs, 58, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial will be...

MARTHA HOLLAND

LAGRANGE -- Martha Holland, 85, died Wednesday at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LARRY W. IVEY

April 3, 1952-July 5, 2012 JACKSONVILLE -- Larry W. Ivey, 60, died July 5 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Private funeral will be held with immediate family. He was born April 3, 1952, to Rudolph and Auto Strickland Ivey...

BRENDA JACKSON

Brenda Jackson died today at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

SHIRLEY BONEY MERRITT

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Shirley Boney Merritt, 71, formerly of Duplin County, died Saturday. Funeral will be at Island Creek A.M.E. Church in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Ruth Pew officiating. Burial will be at Hannah Boney...

ARLENE O'MARA

FUQUAY-VARINA -- Arlene O'Mara, 65, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHNNIE L. PETERSON

June 17, 1953-July 7, 2012 Evangelist Johnnie L. Peterson, daughter of the late Furman Edwards Sr. and Ermie Martino, was born July 25, 1953, in Ridgeville, S.C. Saturday morning, July 7, 2012, God saw fit to pick one of...

JEREMY PITTMAN

PRINCETON -- Jeremy Pittman, 30, Pikeville-Princeton Road, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

JACKIE ROBERTSON

Jackie Robertson, 57, 1011 Evergreen Ave., died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

CLEO SUTTON BOYETTE

Cleo Sutton Boyette, 92, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Homes Inc. in Newton Grove....

MELBA BRITT

WARSAW -- Melba Britt died Tuesday at Parrish Family Care. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

CAROLINE PAIGE DANIELS

Dec. 7, 1995-July 8, 2012 DURHAM -- Caroline Paige Daniels, 16, Durham, danced into the arms of Jesus Sunday, July 8, 2012, due to complications of a stem cell transplant to treat a rare form of lymphoma since diagnosis...

DOROTHY JONES "DOT" DILLMAN

Jan. 27, 1925-July 9, 2012 LOUISBURG -- Grandma Dot passed peacefully July 9, and is back with her beloved family and husband, Lewis, who together served so many Methodist churches and communities throughout the eastern North Carolina region. Her...

BERTHA LEE GORHAM

Bertha Lee Gorham, 87, died Monday at Nash General Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home Inc....

WILLIAM "WILL" HALL

Died June 21, 2012 RICHMOND, Va. -- William "Will" Hall, formerly of Goldsboro, died June 21, 2012, at home in the Mechanicsville area of Richmond, Va. He was born to the late Fred and Lillian Newsome Hall. He is...

SANDRA MELVIN

July 25, 1952-July 7, 2012 Sandra "Gayle" Melvin was born July 25, 1952, in Wayne County to the late King and Ella Davis. She died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. St. Mark...

MARIE PIKE PEELE

April 25, 1935-July 9, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Marie Pike Peele, 77, 5453 Wayne Memorial Drive, passed away Monday evening, July 9, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 12, 2012, at 7 p.m. from...

MANLEY EUGENE TART

Nov. 25, 1950-July 9, 2012 Manley Eugene Tart passed away peacefully and went to be with his savior July 9, 2012, surrounded by his family. Gene was a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend. He was born Nov. 25,...

BRANDON DERAIL TEACHEY

Died July 7, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Brandon Derail Teachey, 30, 305 W. Kornegay St., died Saturday at his home. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of Mary E. Faison, Pauline Teachey and Michael Faison. Funeral service...

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

LILLIAN BLOUNT "BABE" CAIN

April 14, 1926-July 7, 2012 Lillian Blount "Babe" Cain died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will be at Kornegay Family Cemetery in Mount...

JANIE T. CARMICHAEL

Died July 4, 2012 Janie T. Carmichael died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, with pastor Michael Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She is...

RICHARD MICHAEL KULAK

July 8, 1938-July 7, 2012 Richard Michael Kulak, 73, passed away Saturday at his home. Richard was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 8, 1938, to the late Gregory and Agatha B. Kulak. He retired from the United States Coast...

JULIA MAE DILDY MCCULLEN

Died July 8, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Julia Mae Dildy McCullen, 87, 873 Pineview Cemetery Road, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 8, while at home. A native of Walstonburg, she had been a longtime member of Rones Chapel United...

SANDRA MELVIN

Sandra Melvin, 59, 920 Fairview Circle, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NANCY LYNN GROVES NAUGHTON

Died July 6, 2012 Nancy Lynn Groves Naughton passed away of complications from diabetes July 6, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Nancy is survived by her two children, Tyler Naughton and Nicole Naughton of Buxton. Nancy...

BETTY LOU THORNTON NELSON

June 5, 1937-July 9, 2012 SNEADS FERRY -- Betty Lou Thornton Nelson, 75, Sneads Ferry, died at home July 9, 2012. She was born to David Frank "Daddy Frank" Thornton and Sallie Ruth Britt Thornton in Brogden June 5,...

WARDEN M. RIVENBARK

May 24, 1934-July 9, 2012 WARSAW -- Warden M. Rivenbark, 78, passed away Monday, July 9, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Rivenbark was born May 24, 1934, in Duplin County to the late Henry David Rivenbark and Ruby...

MANLEY E. TART

PRINCETON -- Manley Eugene Tart, 61, died Monday at SECU Hospice House. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

DORIS REBECCA WASHINGTON

Died July 7, 2012 Doris Rebecca Washington, 76, 909 Dorsey St., passed away peacefully Saturday in Willow Creek Nursing Home. Her life will be remembered and celebrated Thursday at 1 p.m. at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, with the...

Monday, July 9, 2012

LILLIAN BLOUNT CAIN

DUDLEY -- Lillian Blount Cain, 86, 882 O'Berry Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

CARL L. CAPPS

SMITHFIELD -- Carl London Capps, 77, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ROBERT B. DICKSON II

Died July 8, 2012 Robert Bruce Dickson II, 51, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill. A private burial will be at 11:30...

JULIA D. MCCULLEN

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Julia D. McCullen died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JOHNNIE L. PETERSON

Johnnie Lue Peterson, 59, 330 N. Alabama Ave., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

SALLYE BORDEN STITT

Died July 7, 2012 A native of Sanford, Sallye received elementary and secondary education in Goldsboro city schools. She matriculated to Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, where she received a bachelor's degree with certification to teach French, English...

Sunday, July 8, 2012

PHILLIP BARFIELD

Died July 6, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Phillip H. Barfield, 55, died Friday. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Josh Barfield officiating. Interment will be at Bradshaw Cemetery. Three children survive. The family will receive friends...

ALBERT CARLTON BLOW

March 12, 1943-July 5, 2012 FREMONT -- Albert Carlton Blow, 69, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. The family will receive...

BILLY G. BROCK SR.

Died July 6, 2012 CLINTON -- Billy G. "Bill" Brock Sr., 71, died Friday. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel, Newton Grove, with the Rev. E. C. Mattocks officiating. Interment...

CLARA PAUL CANNON

Aug. 20, 1923-July 7, 2012 Clara Paul Cannon, 88, passed away early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today at 6 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Rev. Pete Radford officiating. The...

TRAVIS D. EVERETTE

Oct. 7, 1942-July 6, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Travis Daniel Everette of LaGrange, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2012. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 9, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Wheat Swamp Christian Church, 3732 Wheat Swamp...

RICHARD KULAK

Richard Michael Kulak, 73, died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PATRICIA MANGUM

July 13, 1959-July 4, 2012 Patricia Mangum died Wednesday at Lower Cape Fear and Life Care Center. She was born in Wayne County to Oliver and Eleanor Lynch. A graveside service will be held today at 2 p.m. at...

NANCY GROVES NAUGHTON

Dec. 14, 1966-July 6, 2012 Nancy Lynn Groves Naughton, 45, of Old Grantham Road died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. All services will be held privately. Ms. Naughton was born in Massachusetts to George Groves of Massachusetts and...

ASHLEY MULL SAMPIER

Nov. 14, 1968-June 29, 2012 SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Ashley Mull Sampier, 43, died June 29 at her home in San Diego, Calif., after an inspirational five-year battle against breast cancer. A Goldsboro native, she is survived by her...

R. DOUGLAS "RED" SCOTT

Oct. 3, 1960-July 7, 2012 R. Douglas "Red" Scott, 51, passed away early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today at 6 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church with Pastor Joe Strouse and...

SALLYE B. STITT

Sallye B. Stitt, 89, 400 Bunche Drive, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BRANDON TEACHEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Brandon Teachey, 30, of 305 W. Kornegay St., died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

DORIS WASHINGTON

Doris Washington, 76, of 909 Dorsey St., died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home....

Friday, July 6, 2012

SHIRLEY D. ARMWOOD

FAISON -- Shirley D. Armwood, 73, 2583 W. N.C. 403, died Thursday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ALBERT BLOW

FREMONT -- Albert Blow, 69, died Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

MICHAEL LEVY HINSON

June 9, 1952-July 5, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Michael Levy Hinson, 60, passed away Thursday, July 5, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after a brief illness. Born June 9, 1952, he was the son of William levy and...

BERTHA MAE BARNES HOWELL

July 16,1959-July 3, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) CLAYTON -- Mrs. Bertha Mae Barnes Howell, 52, lovingly known by her family and friends as...

JEFFREY JARVIS

June 8, 1952-July 4, 2012 GREENVILLE -- Jeffrey Jarvis, 60, passed away at home July 4, 2012. Jeffrey was born June 8, 1952, in Lenoir County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Emma Lee Jarvis....

RICHARD WILLIAM JOHNSON

July 21, 1935-July 4, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Richard William Johnson, 76, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July...

RALPH EXUM JONES

Died July 4, 2012 Ralph Exum Jones, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at his home. Ralph was born in Wayne County to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Jones. He was a retired self-employed truck driver. The...

JOSHUA THOMAS "BUDDIE" LANCASTER

April 4, 1932-July 5, 2012 Joshua Thomas "Buddie" Lancaster went to be with his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ, July 5, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with his family by his side. He was born April 4, 1932,...

DOROTHY JORDAN LILES

April 15, 1922-July 2, 2012 PRINCETON -- Dorothy Jordan Liles, 90, 206 N. Pearl St., died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Princeton Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dwayne Batten officiating. Burial will...

PATRICIA LOUISE LYNCH MANGUM

July 13, 1959-July 4, 2012 WILMINGTON -- Patricia "Patty" Lynch Mangum, 52, Wilmington, formerly of the Rosewood community in Wayne County, passed away July 4, 2012. She was the daughter of the late O. Clyde and Eleanor Mitchell Lynch....

NANCY L. GROVES NAUGHTON

Nancy Lynn Groves Naughton, 45, died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LOIS PEELER SURRATT

Died July 4, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Lois Peeler Surratt, 96, died Wednesday. Memorial service will be at Rose Hill United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, with visitation at the church following. She was born in Gold Hill,...

Thursday, July 5, 2012

JAMES RAY "J.R." BARBEE

Sept. 3, 1946-June 29, 2012 James Ray "J.R." Barbee died peacefully in his daughter's home, Friday, June 29. He was surrounded by his two children and some of his family. J.R. served in the United States Army, and had...

ROBERT MCGEE BARBOUR

May 28, 1948-July 2, 2012 LAGRANGE-- Robert McGee Barbour, 64, passed away Monday, July 2, 2012, at his home. Robert was born in Wake County May 28, 1948, to the late James Willie Barbour and Violet Louise Cole Barbour....

MAUREEN L. BURRELL

Aug. 23, 1938-July 3, 2012 Maureen LaRochelle Burrell, 73, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at her home. Maureen was born in Northampton, Mass., Aug. 23, 1938, to the late Napolean Joseph LaRochelle and Florence Burns LaRochelle. She was...

JANIE T. CARMICHAEL

Janie T. Carmichael, 98, 509 S. Pineview Ave., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DONALD R. "PETE" EDWARDS

Nov. 25, 1942-July 2, 2012 Donald Ray "Pete" Edwards, 69, died Monday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Alice Williford and William "Bill" Edwards, and brother of the late...

BERTHA M. HOWELL

CLAYTON -- Bertha Mae Howell, 53, 25 Norwich Drive, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LARRY W. IVEY

Larry W. Ivey, 60, died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DAVID E. JERNIGAN

Died July 3, 2012 FOUR OAKS -- Mr. David E. Jernigan, 72, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012. Funeral service will be Friday, July 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with...

WILLA B. JOHNSON

June 22, 1946-July 2, 2012 Willa Brenda Johnson, 66, 606 E. Chestnut St., died Monday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Luke Church of Christ. Interment will be at Wayne Memorial Park North. She...

RICHARD W. JOHNSON

PIKEVILLE -- Richard William Johnson, 76, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RALPH E. JONES

Ralph Exum Jones, 81, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOSHUA T. "BUDDY" LANCASTER

PIKEVILLE -- Joshua Thomas "Buddy" Lancaster, 80, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

PATRICIA MANGUM

WILMINGTON -- Patricia Mangum, 52, died Wednesday night at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ELOISE WALL MATTHEWS

Sept. 12, 1918-July 2, 2012 WILSON -- Zilphia Eloise Wall Matthews, 93, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Graveside service was 10 a.m. today at Kenly Cemetery. Born Sept. 12, 1918, in Wilson County, she was the daughter of...

JAMES "JUNE" MCIVER

Nov. 27, 1936-July 2, 2012 PRINCETON -- Mr. James "June" McIver, resident of Princeton, passed away peacefully July 2, 2012, at his residence. In lieu of a funeral, a public visitation will be held from 4 to 9 p.m....

RAYMOND RAY

Oct. 26, 1935-July 4, 2012 Raymond Ray, 76, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, died there Wednesday morning. Funeral will be Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the James Thomas Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. He was born...

RETHA M. SAULS

Aug. 23, 1948-June 28, 2012 Retha Mae Sauls died June 28 at Duke University Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Greater Morning Star Holiness Church. Interment will be at Fremont Cemetery. She was born Aug. 23,...

EUNICE W. WHITFIELD

July 20, 1919-July 4, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eunice Waller Whitfield, 92, Rones Chapel community, passed away at her home Wednesday, July 4, 2012, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her four sons, Rex Whitfield of Mount...

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

ODIS H. BAKER

Died July 1, 2012 Odis Haynes Baker, 87 died Sunday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral will be today at 7 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Benson, with the Rev. Daniel Weeks officiating and...

ROBERT BARBOUR

LAGRANGE -- Robert Barbour died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

AVA MCCOY BENSON

Feb. 7, 1922-July 2, 2012 Ava McCoy Benson, 90, formerly of Wilmington, passed away Monday, July 2, 2012, at Warsaw Health and Rehab. Ava was born in Craven County Feb. 7, 1922, to the late Junius B. McCoy and...

MARTHA T. CHENEY

Sept. 9, 1954-July 1, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Martha Trombley Cheney, 57, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012. Martha was born Sept. 9, 1954. in St. Albans, Vt., to the late Emile and Marion Trombley. Martha had a great...

DONALD R. EDWARDS

Donald Ray Edwards, 69, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOROTHY JORDAN LILES

PRINCETON -- Dorothy Jordan Liles died Monday morning at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

JENNIFER C. SUTTON

Died June 30, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Jennifer Carmon Sutton, 51, died Saturday at Vidant Wellness Center. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Free Will Baptist Church in Jason. Interment will be at Lodge Hall...

Monday, July 2, 2012

AVA M. BENSON

Ava McCoy Benson, 90, died today at Warsaw Health and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ETHELENE JOYNER BRANDT

Dec. 16, 1925-June 30, 2012 Ethelene Joyner Brandt, 86, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. Ethelene was born in Nash County on Dec. 16, 1925 to the late James Rufus Joyner...

CINDY PERRY GARRETT

Dec. 3, 1963-June 30, 2012 Cindy Perry Garrett, 48, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Cynthia was born in Wayne County on Dec. 3, 1963 to Danny and Edith...

BETTY JO GARRIS HARE

Sept. 28, 1945-June 30, 2012 Betty Jo Garris Hare, 66, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to remember Betty Jo will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2012...

NONA MAYO HOOKS

Oct. 22, 1923-July 1, 2012 FREMONT -- Nona Mayo Hooks, 88, passed peacefully Sunday morning, July 1, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, surrounded by her family. A quiet woman and beloved mother, Mrs. Hooks enjoyed reading and time...

FANNIE HOWELL

PRINCETON -- Fannie Overman Howell, 69, died Saturday morning. Born Dec. 6, 1942, in Johnston County to the late William Clifton and Letha Willoughby Overman, she was the widow of Garland Howell. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11...

LUCILE C. SUTTON

Jan. 16, 1920-July 1, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Lucile Craft Sutton, 92, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 1, 2012. Mrs. Sutton was born Jan. 16, 1920 in Lenoir County to the late Jesse and Hannah Craft....

Sunday, July 1, 2012

JOSEPH J.WAGNER

March 5, 1921 - June 28, 2012 Joseph J. Wagner, 91, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Buffalo, N.Y., died on June 28, 2012. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 6, at Incarnation Catholic Church in...

JAMES RAY "J.R." BARBEE

Sept. 3, 1946-June 29, 212 James Ray "J.R." Barbee, 65, of 4405 US 70 W., Princeton, died Friday evening. Graveside services will be conducted at 8 a.m. today at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Princeton. Officiating will be...

ANNIE BOWDEN BEANE

Died June 27, 2012 Annie Lois Bowden Beane, 70, 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 41, departed this life Wednesday at Kitty Askins. She was the daughter of the late Moses Bowden and Verna Sutton. She is survived by a son,...

MARJORIE BISHOP BIVENS

Sept. 28, 1949-June 27, 2012 Majorie Bishiop Bivens, 62, died Wednesday, in Danville, Va. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Creamations, 1701 Wayne Memorial Drive. Viewing will be Tuesday between...

ETHELENE J. BRANDT

Ethelene J. Brandt, 86, died today at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

CHARLES ROBERT CASSIN

March 10, 1945-June 22, 2012 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Charles Robert Cassin, 67, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, June 22, 2012. He was born March 10, 1945, in Johnson City, N.Y. He retired after 22 years from the...

JOAN F. ETHERINGTON

Dec. 3, 1928-June 28, 2012 Joan Fraley Etherington, 82, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, following a long illness. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., today, July 1, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church, led by the...

CYNTHIA P. GARRETT

Cynthia P. Garrett, 48, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

BETTY JO HARE

Betty Jo Garris Hare, 66, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RAY KILLETTE

Sept. 8, 1934-June 28, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Alton Ray Killette Sr., 77, of LaGrange, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held today, July 1, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with...

WILLIE DAVIS WILLIAMS

Died June 27, 2012 Willie Davis "Bill" Williams, 66, of Wallace, died Wednesday at VA Medical Center, Fayetteville. Funeral services will be Tuesday at Rockfish A.M.E. Church, 167 Cornwallis Road, Teachey, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Arthur Jenkins...

ANTHONY DUNDY WILLIAMS SR.

Aug. 12, 1962-June 26, 2012 WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- Anthony Dundy Williams Sr., of 14071 Madrigal Drive, formerly of Mount Olive died Tuesday at Virginia Hospital Center, Fairfax Va. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Smith...