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Friday, August 31, 2012

MARILYN P. ANDERSON

Aug. 30, 1942-Aug. 28, 2012 Marilyn P. Anderson Linton died Tuesday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery. She was born...

WILLIAM ATWOOD BEST

Oct. 19, 1936-Aug. 30, 2012 Retired Sgt. Maj. William Atwood Best was born Oct. 19, 1936, to the late William and Juanita Best of Eureka. He graduated from Pikeville training school. He retired after 30 years of service in...

JOHN PAUL CASEY

Jan. 23, 1932-Aug. 30, 2012 KINSTON -- John Paul Casey of Kinston went to be with the Lord Aug. 30, 2012. John Paul was a lifetime farmer. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where he was...

SYLVIA LEWIS GRAHAM

/p> KINSTON -- Sylvia Lewis Graham, 72, 1110 N. College St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garner Funeral Home....

MAREK JOZEF GRZYBEK

July 22, 1955-Aug. 30, 2012 FREMONT -- Marek Josef Grzybek, 57, Challis Drive, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Mr....

JOHN G. HOWELL

Oct. 16, 1945-Aug. 29, 2012 CALYPSO -- John Gaston Howell Sr., 66, passed away Wednesday morning at his home at 103 W. Cameron St.. Friday, Aug. 31, a memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral...

STEVE A. JOHNSON

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Steve Anthony Johnson, 36, died Friday in Goldsboro. Arrangement pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BRANDON LOGAN

Aug. 1, 1977-Aug. 24, 2012 Brandon St. Laurent Shearod Logan died Aug. 24 in Port Deposit, Md. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at E.M. Matthews Life Celebration Chapel. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was...

ROBERT REECE

Died Aug. 24, 2012 Robert Reece, 93, died Aug. 24 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be in Illinois. He is survived by two children. Local arrangements are by Haskins Funeral Home....

RANSOMELL SCARBOROUGH

Died Aug. 24, 2012 WALLACE -- Ransomell Scarborough, Stokestown Road, died Aug. 24 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Union Baptist Church. Interment will be in Burton Cemetery. He was married...

JOSHUA SUTTON SR.

Joshua Sutton Sr., 68, 108 Brock St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Thursday, August 30, 2012

EMMA ABRIL

Died Aug. 28, 2012 Emma Abril, 68, 408 Dove Place, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral mass was today at 11 a.m. at Saint Mary Catholic Parish. Burial will be Friday at 11 a.m. in Old...

BETTY J. ALLEN

Jan. 14, 1950-Aug. 25, 2012 Betty Jean Allen, 62, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be today at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park Cemetery. Born in Wilson County, she was the daughter of the late...

EARL E. BLAIR

Died Aug. 26, 2012 Earl Edward Blair, 68, died Sunday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oak Forest Church of Christ. He was married to Gloria. He is survived by five children....

BRISKER "BOOGIE" BUNCH

Died Aug. 27, 2012 RALEIGH -- Brisker "Boogie" Bunch, 69, died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Raleigh, with the Rev. Dr. G.A. Jones Jr. officiating. Interment will be at Faith...

IRVINE RUDOLPH EDMUNDSON

May 23, 1934-Aug. 26, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Irvine Rudolph Edmundson, 78, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Pa Pa,"...

TERRY JAMES GAILUS

Died Aug. 28, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Terry James Gainus, 52, 652 Alum Springs Road, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Pink Hill Funeral Home...

HERBERT BENSON GRADY

March 27, 1963-Aug. 27, 2012 DUDLEY -- Herbert Benson Grady, 49, Dudley, passed away Aug. 27, 2012. His parents are H.B. and Angeline Oliver Grady of Dudley. In 1975, Herbert relocated with his family from Linden, N.J., to Dudley....

JOHN HOWELL

CALYPSO -- John Howell, 66, 103 W. Cameron St., died Wednesday at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ERICKA EALEY JONES

May 19, 1992-Aug. 27, 2012 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mrs. Ericka Ealey Jones, 20, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Ericka," 103 Woodside Circle, Goldsboro, departed her...

NOVEN J. MATHIS

Aug. 14, 2012-Aug. 27, 2012 Infant Noven Juelz Mathis, son of Cedariah Mathis, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is handling the...

WAYNE PRICE

April 6, 1941-Aug. 28, 2012 GREENVILLE -- Lyal Wayne Price, 71, Greenville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Wayne was born April 6, 1941, in Wayne County to the late Edgar H. Price Jr. and Florence Keel Price. Wayne...

REV. GRAHAM R. SCOTT

Died Aug. 28, 2012 ASHEBORO -- The Rev. Graham Randolph Scott, 89, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Garland Hall officiating. Burial with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

JANIE YATES-GLANDORF

Aug. 12, 1929-Aug. 27, 2012 IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Janie Yates-Glandorf (born Janie Lataine Bartlett), 83, died Aug. 27, 2012, following a long illness. Memorial services will be held at Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service Thursday, Aug....

EMMA ABRIL

Emma Abril, 68, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

REV. MARION L. "PETE" BASS

Oct. 24, 1932-Aug. 28, 2012 The Rev. Marion L. Bass, affectionately called "Pastor Pete," was called home by his Lord and savior Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after fighting a courageous battle of cancer. A...

EDNA W. CARR

Dec. 21, 1925-Aug. 28, 2012 WARSAW -- Edna Earle W. Carr, 86, Warsaw, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at Southwood Nursing Home. Mrs. Carr was born Dec. 21, 1925, to the late David Earl and Ruth Smith Williams....

ERICKA EALEY JONES

Ericka Ealey Jones, 20, 103 Woodside Circle, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MARILYN LINTON

Marilyn Linton, 69, 1405 Poplar St., died Tuesday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ROBERT S. LIPSCOMB

March 7, 1968-Aug. 18, 2012 YORKTOWN, Va. -- Robert "Steve" Lipscomb, 44, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 7, 1968, in Goldsboro. Steve was a logistics specialist first class...

RICHARD BRUCE STARLING

May 16, 1945-Aug. 28, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Richard Bruce Starling, formerly of 704 Scott St., passed away Aug. 28, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. He was born May 16, 1945, to the late Mary Bruce Starling and...

WILMA L. THOMPSON

Sept. 1, 1928-Aug. 29, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Wilma Lewis Thompson, 83, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Wilma was born in Duplin County Sept. 1, 1928, to the late Jesse...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

J.C. BRADSHAW

Oct. 29, 1942-Aug. 26, 2012 SNOW HILL -- J.C. Bradshaw, 69, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. Born in Lenoir County Oct. 29, 1942, he was the son of the late Needham and Rachel Hines Bradshaw. J.C. served his...

ODELL BRYANT

Odell Bryant, 39, died at Vidant Health Care in Greenville. Memorial service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Great Branch Holy Church in Cove City. Visitation will be an hour before the service. Arrangements are by Rhodes Funeral...

BRISKER BUNCH

GARNER -- Brisker Bunch, 69, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC. MARION P. BASS EUREKA -- The Rev. Marion Pete Bass, 79, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at...

HERBERT B. GRADY

SARA H. GWALTNEY

Sept. 26, 1916-Aug. 27, 2012 Sara Dean Herring Gwaltney, 95, passed away Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Estelle Exum Herring, and was married the late...

Monday, August 27, 2012

IRVINE R. EDMUNDSON

Irvine Rudolph Edmundson, 78, of 600 East Dixie Trail, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled byMcIntyre Funeral Home and Florist, Goldsboro and Mount Olive, N.C....

MARY MARTHA BAKER

March 25, 1934–Aug. 25, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE — Mary Martha Qualls Baker, 78, of 160 Dale Road, passed awaySaturday night, Aug. 25, at Mount Olive Care Center. Daughter of the late Charles Lee Qualls and Grace Lee Hudson Qualls,...

DIANA C. MANN

Aug. 10, 1957-Aug. 25, 2012 Diana Conley Mann, 55, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Diana was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia on Aug. 10, 1957, to Carol McCoy Sutton of Goldsboro and...

ROBERT REECE

Robert Reece, 93, of Goldsboro, died Friday at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

Sunday, August 26, 2012

BETTY ALLEN

Betty Allen died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

ARTHUR WOODRUFF FLETCHER

Jan. 30, 1925-Aug. 24, 2012 WARSAW -- Arthur Woodruff Fletcher of 434 E. North St., died Friday at E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center in Lillington. He was born in Auburn, N.Y., to the late Frederick and Alberta Staton Fletcher....

ELIZABETH HUBARD

Feb. 14, 1927-Aug. 23, 2012 Elizabeth Grey Jeffreys Hubard, 85, of Roanoke passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. A memorial service will be held Monday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church. The family will receive...

MADISON ROCHELLE HUNT

Born and died Aug. 21, 2012 Madison Rochelle Hunt, infant daughter of Justin Lee Hunt and Lauren Brooke Evans Hunt of Mount Olive, entered this world on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, and went to be with Jesus while in...

WARREN D. JOHNSON

Oct. 29, 1942-Aug. 23, 2012 Warren Douglas Johnson went home to be with his Lord on Aug. 23, 2012. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church on Thursday Aug. 30, 2012. Visitation will be in the...

KENNON SUMMERLIN

April 11,1937-Aug. 23, 2012 WARSAW -- Kennon Summerlin, 75, died Thursday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Wallace. A funeral was held Saturday at 2 p.m., at Johnson Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in Devotional...

FANNIE G. TAYLOR

Jan. 17, 1926- Aug. 24, 2012 FAISON -- Fannie Gautier Taylor, 86, of Friendship Church Road, died early Friday, Aug. 24, at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. Services will be held at 5 p.m. today, Aug. 26, at Tyndall...

HAYWOOD "BUD" WATERS

Died Aug. 24, 2012 FORESTVILLE, Md. -- Haywood "Bud" Waters, formerly of Wayne County, died Friday morning at his home in Maryland. He was the son of the late Levi and Delilah Waters....

Friday, August 24, 2012

CHARLES L. ANDERSON

Dec. 28, 1952-Aug. 16, 2012 Charles Louis Anderson, 59, 107 Fairwood Court, died Aug. 16 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations, with...

ROBERT E. APONICK

Died Aug. 21, 2012 Robert Earl "Bobby" Aponick, 55, died Tuesday. Funeral will be held later in Virginia. Born in Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Robert Peter Aponick and Alma Mosley Aponick. He is survived...

ODELL BRYANT

POLLOCKSVILLE -- Odell Bryant, 39, N.C. 55 North, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

ARTHUR FLETCHER

WARSAW -- Arthur Fletcher died today at E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center in Lillington. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MADISON R. HUNT

Madison Rochelle Hunt, infant daughter of Justin Lee Hunt and Lauren Brooke Evans Hunt, died Tuesday at Duke University Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WARREN D. JOHNSON

Warren D. Johnson, 69, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LAVONZA "COUNTRY" KING

Feb. 18, 1939-Aug. 20, 2012 Lavonza "Country" King died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Carver Memorial Cemetery. He was born Feb. 18, 1939, to the late Earl...

CHARLES MASON SR.

Feb. 28, 1937-Aug. 19, 2012 DUDLEY -- Retired Tech. Sgt. Charles Mason Sr., 75, 102 Southern Plaza, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at his residence surrounded by family. A memorial celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012,...

HENDERSON MCCULLEN

July 27, 1924-Aug. 23, 2012 CALYPSO -- Henderson Dale McCullen, 88, died Thursday at Wayne Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral chapel, with the Rev. Russ Evans officiating, followed by visitation. Burial will be...

RHONALD MEADER

Rhonald Ray Meader, 54, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

STEVE PETERSON

Steve Peterson, 66, 1208 E. Elm St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

KENNON SUMMERLIN

WARSAW -- Kennon "Ken" Summerlin, 75, died Thursday at the Brian Center in Wallace. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

FANNIE G. TAYLOR

FAISON -- Fannie Gautier Taylor, 86, died early today at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall's in Mount Olive....

CATHERINE J. WILEY

Nov. 7, 1961-Aug. 22, 2012 Catherine Denise Jennette Wiley, 50, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Catherine was born in Panama City, Fla., Nov. 7, 1961, to the late Evander Jennette and Barbara Darlene Jennette...

RICHARD E. WORRELL

Died Aug. 19, 2012 Richard Eugene Worrell, 69, 1180 Old Mount Olive Highway, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church, with the Dr. William Mitchell officiating. Internment will be...

Thursday, August 23, 2012

HENRY L. BOUYER JR.

Died Aug. 20, 2012 WARSAW -- Henry L. Bouyer Jr., 37, died Monday. Funeral will be at Hines Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Warsaw Sunday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Braxton Frederick officiating. Burial will be at...

WILLIAM KLEIN

Jan. 16, 1962-Aug. 20, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- William Klein, 50, 215 Laurel Place, formerly of Pennsylvania, died at home Monday. Funeral and burial will be in Pennsylvania. He was born Jan. 16, 1962, in Lackawanna County, Pa., son of...

HATTIE BURTON PATRICK

Died Aug. 20, 2012 WALLACE -- Hattie Burton Patrick, 79, died Monday at Carolina East/Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be at Adoram Baptist Church in Wallace Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. James Page officiating. Burial...

ALPHONSO SIMMONS

Died Aug. 21, 2012 Alphonso Simmons, 50, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel of J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CATHERINE WILEY

Catherine Wiley, 50, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

IRMA JEAN HAMM

Died Aug. 17, 2012 Irma Jean Hamm, 58, 1400 Apt A. E. Ash St., Goldsboro, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in the silent halls of death by her grandson, LaQuan Pearsall. Her life will be...

JAMES REGINALD MACK

March 7, 1935-Aug. 20, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Retired Air Force Major James Reginald Mack, 77, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Jim was born in Elizabeth, N.J., March 7, 1935, to the late James Reginald...

CHARLES MASON SR.

Feb. 28, 1937-Aug. 19, 2012 DUDLEY -- Retired Tech. Sgt. Charles Mason Sr., 75, 102 Southern Plaza, passed away this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at his residence surrounded by family. A memorial celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 25,...

STEPHEN N. SUMNER

June 28, 1947-Aug. 21, 2012 Stephen Nolan Sumner passed away Tuesday night at Wake Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior after a long battle with illnesses. Steve was...

HENRY HERBERT "JABBO" VANN SR.

Sept. 15, 1932-Aug. 19, 2012 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Henry Vann, formerly of Mount Olive, died Aug. 19, 2012, at Veteran's Hospice Center in Philadelphia, Pa., after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Robert Henry Bennett...

LILA HOWELL WELLS

Sept. 29, 1920-Aug. 20, 2012 Lila Howell Wells, 91, passed away Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Hospice of Wake County in Raleigh with her daughter, Beverly, by her side. Lila was born in Greene County Sept. 29, 1920, to...

RICHARD E. WORRELL

DUDLEY -- Richard Eugene Worrell, 69, 1180 Old Mount Olive Highway, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

GOLDIE J. BYNUM

Aug. 3, 1914-Aug. 16, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Goldie Juanita Bynum died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Wilson Chapel Baptist Church in Turkey, with pastor Larry B. Faison officiating. Burial will...

LAVONZA KING

Lavonza King, 73, 317 Wesley Drive, died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ALETHIA LEWIS

Died Aug. 18, 2012 Ms. Alethia Lewis, 99, 700 Prince Ave., died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church,...

JAMES R. MACK

LAGRANGE -- James Reginald Mack, 77, died Monday evening at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MICHAEL S. REGAN JR.

April 21, 2011-Aug. 16, 2012 RALEIGH -- April 21, 2011, a beautiful baby boy was born to Michael and Melvina Regan, immediately capturing the hearts of everyone he encountered. Michael Stanley Regan Jr., or "M.J." to those who knew...

AUDREE M. RHODE

March 31, 1920-Aug. 20, 2012 Audree Merle Rhode (nee Beekman) was born March 31, 1920, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Ethel Adams Beekman and Delus Beekman. Audree attended the University of Minnesota Business School and House of Fashion. She married...

IPHONSO SIMMONS

Iphonso Simmons, 50, died today at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CARL H. WADSWORTH

Jan. 14, 1918-Aug. 19, 2012 Carl Henderson Wadsworth, 94, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at The Pines of Goldsboro. Carl was born in Duplin County Jan. 14, 1918, to the late Daniel Henry Wadsworth and Callie Heath...

Monday, August 20, 2012

GEORGE C. CREECH

April 16, 1925-Aug. 19, 2012 LAGRANGE -- George Carroll Creech, 87, died at home Sunday. Graveside service will be today at 2 p.m. at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston. He was born April 16, 1925, in Lenoir County to...

ALETHIA PARKS LEWIS

Aug. 21, 1912-Aug. 18, 2012 Ms. Alethia Parks Lewis, 99, 700 Prince Ave., died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4460...

CHARLES MASON SR.

Charles Mason Sr. died Sunday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CARL H. WADSWORTH

Carl Henderson Wadsworth, 94, died Sunday at The Pines of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LILA H. WELLS

Lila Howell Wells, 91, died this morning at Hospice of Wake County. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, August 19, 2012

CHARLES ANDERSON

Charles Anderson, 59, died Thursday at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DAVID COLEY JR.

April 6, 1929-Aug. 16, 2012 David J. Coley Jr., 83, of 800-A Claiborne St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial celebration will be held Monday at noon at J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

DAVID "POP" GRAHAM

Died Aug. 15, 2012 David John "Pop" Graham, 85, of Goldsboro, went to sleep peacefully on Wednesday at his home. Funeral will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Word Faith Center, 296 Buckswamp Road, with Pastor Willie...

RUDOLPH GUION

Died Aug. 17, 2012 SSGT Rudolph Guion, Retired U.S.A.F., 65, died Friday, at his home. No formal services will be held. Rudolph is survived by his wife, Karen T. Guion. Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LEVI HAMILTON

Died Aug. 13, 2012 Levi Hamilton, 68, of 913 Isler St., died Monday. A service remembering his life will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Old Mill Cemetery, on Central Heights Road with Dr. Naomi A. Williams officiating....

LINDA F. PARKER HILL

Oct. 1, 1952-June 20, 212 Linda Hill, 59, of Vineland died Wednesday, June 20, 2102, at her late residence. She was born in Goldsboro to the late Thurman and Inez Adams Parker, and moved to Vineland, N.J. in 1979....

LYNN JOHNSON

Died Aug. 17, 2012 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Lynn David Johnson, 74, of Harrison, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, from complications during a brief illness. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens...

ALETHIA LEWIS

Alethia Lewis, 100, of 700 Prince Ave., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MILDRED MERCER

Mildred Mercer, 91, died at the Pines of Goldsboro Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

MARTHA WALL

Died Aug. 14, 2012 Martha Annette Wall passed away peacefully on Aug. 14, 2012, in Fort Lee, N.J. She was born in Goldsboro and was the daughter of the late Henry and Sallie Price Toler. She is predeceased by...

HEATHER LYNN WEIR

Dec. 22, 1999-Aug. 17, 2012 Heather Lynn Weir, 12, departed this life Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville due to injuries sustained in an accident. Celebration of Heather's life will be held Wednesday at 2...

FRANCISCO ZUNCIN

Died Aug. 17, 2012 Francisco Ricardo Zuncin, 16, of 101 Linda Lane, Albertson, died Friday at Vident Medical Center in Kenansville. Funeral Mass will be held today at 3 p.m. at St. Teresa Catholic Church. A memorial service will...

Friday, August 17, 2012

VIRGINIA SHEPHARD "NAT" BEAMON

Died Aug. 13, 2012 Virginia Shephard "Nat" Beamon, 85, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. The funeral will be held Saturday 1 p.m. at Contending for the Faith Church, 1006 Academy St., Wilson. Elder Deloise Waddell will officiate. Interment will...

GOLDIA BYNUM

MOUNT OLIVE -- Goldia Bynum, 98, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DORIS HAMILTON

July 4, 1942-Aug. 16, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Doris Lee Hamilton, 70, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. Doris was born July 4, 1942, in Ohio to the late Elwood Wullenwebber and Mary Chris Wullenwebber. She was wife of...

IRMA HAMM

Irma Hamm, 58, 1400 Apt A. E. Ash St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CECIL G. JACKSON SR.

July 21, 1946-Aug. 16, 2012 SIMS -- Cecil Glenn Jackson Sr., 66, died Thursday. He was the son of the late Melvin E. Jackson Sr. and the late Ethel Boyette Jackson, and the husband of Joyce Jackson. Visitation will...

ABRAHAM LATSON

June 3, 1946-Aug. 15, 2012 Abraham Latson died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born June 3, 1946, to Eunice and Tereasa Ladson in Georgetown, S.C. He is survived by his wife and children. Visitation will be Sunday...

DAVID MCDUFFIE JR.

March 24, 1937-Aug. 14, 2012 CHESTERFIELD, S.C. -- David McDuffie Jr., 564 Cherry St., formerly of Duplin County, died Tuesday at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville, S.C. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Faison Chapel...

SAMMY J. MONROE

May 4, 1956-Aug. 14, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Sammy Junior Monroe, 2717 Indian Springs Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 6 p.m. at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be Monday at...

Thursday, August 16, 2012

CHARLES L. ARMWOOD

May 26, 1936-Aug. 8, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles L. Armwood, 126 E. Main St., died Aug. 8, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church,...

ESTHER VICTORIA BASS

Dec. 4, 1918-Aug. 13, 2012 Mother Esther Victoria Reid Bass was born Dec. 4, 1918, to the late James and Bessie Daniel Reid in Wayne County. To the union of her parents, nine children were born. Eight siblings preceded...

GRACE "MEATBALL" MCKINNON BRUNSON

Jan. 6, 1958-Aug. 11, 2012 Grace McKinnon "Meatball" Brunson died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery. She was born...

CLARENCE M. CHAMBERS

Died Aug. 10, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Clarence M. Chambers, 53, 612 Church Road, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church, with elder Robert D. Hood officiating. Burial...

RICHARD COGHILL

Feb. 8, 1931-Aug. 13, 2012 DUDLEY -- Richard Coghill, 81, Dudley, passed away Monday at Maria Parham Hospital in Henderson. He was the son of the late Richard and Jessie Coghill, and was the husband of the late Virginia...

GERTRUDE CROOMS

Oct. 9, 1919-Aug. 12, 2012 Gertrude Crooms died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at White Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Pikeville. Interment will be at Union Grove Church Cemetery in Fremont. She...

SUSAN M. GOODWIN

Died Aug. 14, 2012 WILSON -- Susan Mitchell Goodwin, 54, Wilson, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 100 Green St. N.E., Wilson, followed by visitation. Susan was an...

DAVID J. GRAHAM

David John Graham, 85, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

ABRAHAM LATSON

Abraham Latson, 66, 1607 S. Slocumb St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ROBBIE EARL MITCHELL

Died Aug. 14, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Robbie Earl Mitchell, 31, departed this walk this life Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Goldsboro High School class of 1999. A service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday...

MARGARET T. PARRISH

July 4, 1931-Aug. 14, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Margaret Taylor Parrish, 81, LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. Margaret was born July 4, 1931, in Greene County to the late Needham and Dora Hinson Taylor. She was a member...

JOHN O. RACKLEY

June 20, 1929-Aug. 14, 2012 HAVELOCK -- John Owen Rackley, 83, died Tuesday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Fussell Cemetery. He was born June 20, 1929, in Duplin...

ERNESTINE D. LANGSTON ROUSE

Sept. 21, 1938-Aug. 9, 2012 Evangelist Ernestine Deloris Langston Rouse, 73, 409 E. Spruce St., died Aug. 9 at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church Inc. Burial...

VICTOR R. SPEARMAN

Died Aug. 12, 2012 LUMBERTON -- Victor Ronald Spearman, 22, formerly of Duplin County, died Sunday at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be at St. Phillip AME Church in Rose Hill Saturday at...

NANCY L. SUGG

Dec. 3, 1941-Aug. 15, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Nancy Louise Sugg, 70, died Wednesday. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Hull Road Original Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Leon Grubbs officiating. She was...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

DENNY M. BENSON

Died Aug. 13, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Denny M. Benson, 69, died suddenly at home Monday. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Community Funeral Home in Warsaw with entombment at Devotional Gardens with full Masonic rites. He...

LARRY K. HAYES

Died Aug. 13, 2012 KINSTON -- Larry Keith Hayes, 51, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of Jo Ann Moore Davy of Emerald Isle and the late Jimmy Hayes. He is survived by a...

SUSAN C. LEWIS

Oct. 7, 1944-Aug. 13, 2012 Susan "Sue" Carol Lewis died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park North. She was born Oct. 7, 1944, to the late Marshall...

RICHARD MAGRUDER

ROCKY MOUNT -- Richard Magruder, 67, died Tuesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ROBBIE E. MITCHELL

PIKEVILLE -- Robbie Earl Mitchell, 31, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

SAMMY MONROE JR.

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Sammy Monroe Jr., 56, 2717 Indian Springs Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DORIS ANNE DICKENS SHAW

Feb. 1, 1933-Aug. 14, 2012 Doris Anne Dickens Shaw, 79, Goldsboro, formerly of Mount Olive, died Aug. 14, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born Feb. 1, 1933, in Roanoke Rapids, Doris was the daughter of the...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

DENNY M. BENSON

KENANSVILLE -- Denny M. Benson, 69, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ELEANOR GRANT BROGDEN

July 5, 1936-Aug. 12, 2012 Eleanor Grant Brogden, 76, died Wednesday evening at her home. Born in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Tommy and Annie Bruce Grant, and the wife of the late Ed Brogden...

GERTRUDE CROOM

Gertrude Croom, 92, 1405 Poplar St., passed away Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc. (Pd)...

LEVI HAMILTON

Levi Hamilton, 68, 913 Isler St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LARRY K. HAYES

KINSTON -- Larry Keith Hayes, 51, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

SUSAN C. LEWIS

Susan Carol Lewis, 67, 106 Hilda Place, died Monday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MILTON MCCOY

Died Aug. 12, 2012 Milton McCoy, 68, 601 Longleaf Drive, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. He is survived by...

DAVID MCDUFFIE

SOUTH CAROLINA -- David McDuffie died this morning at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville, S.C. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

THEODORE "TED" DIXON MONTAGUE JR.

Died Aug. 11, 2012 KINSTON -- Theodore "Ted" Dixon Montague Jr., 79, 1904 Stewart Place, went to be with his heavenly father Aug. 11, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after a brave battle from a traumatic fall...

HELENE LEWIS SALVATO

Died Aug. 11, 2012 VERNON, N.Y. -- Helene (nee Lewis) Salvato, 70, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, N.Y. She was born in Pikeville, and lived most of her life in West...

VANESSA STONE

Died Aug. 11, 2012 FREMONT -- Vanessa Stone, 55, Memorial Church Road, died Saturday at home. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. She was the daughter of Dolly Tidwell Davidson of...

SEBASTIAN E. TEMIXQUENO

July 22, 2012-Aug. 13, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Sebastian Emiliano Temixqueno, 3-week-old son of Alvaro Temixqueno and Elizabeth Sarmiento, died Monday at Duke Medical Center. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be...

Monday, August 13, 2012

ROBERT ALLEN "BOBBY" ALPHIN

Aug. 2, 1938-Aug. 12, 2012 WARSAW -- Robert Allen Alphin, 166 Alphin Lane, Warsaw, died Sunday at home with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Pink Hill...

VICTORIA BASS

Victoria Bass, 93, died this morning at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ELEANOR BROGDEN

Eleanor Brogden died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

GRACE BRUNSON

Grace Brunson, 54, died Saturday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MARY G. CROOMS

Mary G. Crooms, 92, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JAMES FLOWERS SR.

Died Aug. 8, 2012 James Flowers Sr., 85, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a graveside service at 11:30 a.m. in Willow Dale Cemetery....

DAVID L. HOLMES

Died Aug. 10, 2012 LAGRANGE -- David Lee Holmes, 61, 1085 Louie Pollock Road, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Simro Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with the...

CURTIS EUGENE "GENE" LARIMORE

Died Aug. 9, 2012 REIDSVILLE -- Curtis Eugene "Gene" Larimore, 73, 6163 N.C. 65, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Hospice Home of Rockingham County. Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug....

DAVID R. LEE

March 18, 1927-Aug. 11, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- David Richard Lee, 85, died at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with pastor Terry Gainer officiating. Committal service will be Tuesday...

ANNIE HOGG LEWIS

Oct. 28, 1920-Aug. 11, 2012 Annie Hogg Lewis, 91, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. in Wayne...

MILTON MCCOY

Milton McCoy, 68, 601 Longleaf Drive, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES MORGAN

James Morgan, 81, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VANESSA STONE

FREMONT -- Vanessa Stone died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, August 12, 2012

CLARENCE CHAMBERS

Clarence Chambers, 53, 612 Church Road, LaGrange, died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete with LaGrange Funeral Services....

MARGIE NARRON CRAWFORD

Died Aug. 10, 2012 MIDDLESEX -- Margie Narron Crawford, 83, died Friday at LifeCare Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. The Rev. Billy Nowell and...

JOYCE H. HALL

Died Aug. 9, 2012 Joyce Marie Hodges Hall, 76, of 7531 Bertie Bridge Road, Stantonsburg departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. A service of love and remembrance will take place on Monday,...

WANDA D. PERSON HEATH

Oct. 31, 1956-Aug. 10, 2012 Wanda Delois Heath, 55, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, from 1 until 2 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory...

DAVID L. HOLMES

David L. Holmes, 61, 1085 Louie Pollock Road, LaGrange, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete with LaGrange Funeral Services....

JAMES JENKINS JR.

June 3, 1949-Aug. 8, 2012 James Robert Jenkins Jr., 63, of Mount Olive, passed away on Aug. 8, 2012, at WakeMed after a lengthy illness. A private memorial service will be held at the residence of Randy and Jo...

JOHNNY L. JONES

Jan. 23, 1945-Aug. 9, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnny L. Jones, 67, of 537 Baker's Chapel Church Road, died Thursday morning. Services will be held by the graveside today at 2 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Dr....

ANNIE H. LEWIS

Annie Hogg Lewis, 91, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NELL S. POTTER

Dec. 22, 1932-Aug. 10, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Nell Shivar Potter, 79, of Seven Springs, passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home,...

JOSEPH ALLAN WEEKS

May 5, 1989-Aug. 8, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Joseph Allan "Joey" Weeks, 23, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of Aug. 8, 2012. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at 7...

HOWARD B. WEST

June 6, 1928-Aug. 9, 2012 Howard B. West, of the Belfast Community, died Thursday with his family by his side. Graveside services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Highway 70 West, with the Rev. Bill...

CHARLES F. WESTER

Died Aug. 8, 2012 Charles F. Wester, 85, passed away Wednesday at home. Funeral services for Mr. Wester will be held Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Elm Grove Disciple of Christ Church at 118 N.W. Booker...

Friday, August 10, 2012

DORIS E. CARLO

Died Aug. 6, 2012 NAZARETH, Pa. -- Doris E. Carlo, 87, Nazareth, passed away unexpectedly and without pain Aug. 6, 2012, at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Born in Smithfield, N.C., she was the daughter of Alvin and Ethel Faircloth Mozingo....

THOMAS EUGENE "COZY" COZART SR.

Died Aug. 8, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Eugene "Cozy" Cozart Sr., 82, 212 Crest Drive, Mount Olive, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He was born in Person County to the late...

JAMES FLOWERS SR.

James Flowers Sr., 85, died Wednesday at Life Care in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOYCE M. HALL

STANTONSBURG -- Joyce Marie Hall, 76, 7531 Bertie Bridge Road, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JAMES R. JENKINS JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- James R. Jenkins Jr., 63, 310-B E. James St., died Wednesday night at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHNNY L. JONES

Jan. 23, 1945-Aug. 9, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnny L. Jones, 67, 537 Baker's Chapel Church Road, died Thursday morning. Graveside service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive, with Dr. Dennis Atwood officiating....

ERNESTINE ROUSE

Minister Ernestine Rouse died Thursday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOYCE LEWIS SMITH

Nov. 16, 1955-Aug. 7, 2012 Joyce Lewis Smith was granted her angel wings Aug. 7, 2012. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Joyce had touched in some way throughout her very memorable life. Joyce...

ANGELA F. TOLER

Died Dec. 22, 2992 PRINCETON -- Angela Faye Toler, 21, 2902 Old Smithfield Road, died Dec. 22, 1992, in Richmond, Va. Her remains were identified Aug. 2, 2012. Memorial service will be Sunday at 4 p.m. in the James...

JOSEPH A. WEEKS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Joseph Allan Weeks, 23, died Wednesday in Morristown, Tenn. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

HOWARD B. WEST

Howard B. West, Belfast community, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

Thursday, August 9, 2012

CHARLES L. ARMWOOD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles L. Armwood, 76, 126 E. Main St., died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BONITA "MISSY" WATERS COLEY

Oct. 30, 1957-July 30, 2012 Bonita "Missy" Waters Coley, 54, Goldsboro, departed her earthly life Monday, July 30, 2012, at Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel, Md. Bonita was educated in the Wayne County public schools, and finished her education...

DORIS PEACOCK HARDY

Sept. 18, 1950-Aug. 6, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Doris Peacock Hardy, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Handley Hospital. Memorial service will be in Washington, D.C. She was the daughter of the late Bland C. and Jessie Barnes Peacock....

ORA HUMPHREY

Died Aug. 3, 2012 DUDLEY -- Ms. Ora Humphrey, 81, died this morning, Aug. 3, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A memorial celebration will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's...

JANE KENNEDY KROEGER

Died Aug. 4, 2012 NEW BERN -- Jane Kennedy Kroeger, 81, New Bern, died Aug. 4, 2012, at Carolina East Medical Center. After high school, Jane attended Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. She had been active in...

BEULAH CARLTON MOORE

Sept. 19, 1926-Aug. 3, 2012 WARSAW -- Beulah Carlton Moore, 316 Euray Moore Road, died Aug. 3, 2012, at home. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Magnolia, with the Rev. Tony Harrington officiating. Burial...

DEVITT NEWSOME JR.

Died Aug. 6, 2012 WILSON -- Devitt Newsome Jr., 78, 1414 Forest Hills Road, a native of Wayne County, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Perry's Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church,...

CHARLES WESTER

PRINCETON -- Charles Wester, 85, 105 Keith Hills Court, died Wednesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LISA M. WILSON

July 26, 1960-Aug. 7, 2012 Lisa Montague Wilson, 52, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Lisa was born in Phoenix, Ariz., July 26, 1960, to Faye Sauls Montague of Goldsboro and the late James Donald Montague. She was...

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

GENE L. CROW SR.

Aug. 20, 1942-Aug. 6, 2012 NEW BERN -- Gene Louis Crow Sr., 69, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Carolina East Medical Center. Gene was born in Wayne County Aug. 20, 1942, to the late Edwin S. Crow...

EDNA "BECKY" HOOD FLOWERS

Died Aug. 7, 2012 Edna "Becky" Hood Flowers, 86, went to be with her heavenly father Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. She was a wonderful Christian, full of spirit, grace and style. Born...

DOROTHY VIRGINIA JONES

Nov. 13, 1933-Aug. 6, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Dorothy Virginia Jones, 78, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Grandma Dot,"...

MARY LOUISE PARKS MACY

Died July 28, 2012 BURLINGTON -- Mary Louise Parks Macy, Twin Lakes Community, Burlington, died July 28 at age 90, after a decade-long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. A native of Goldsboro, Mrs. Macy is survived by her husband, the...

JANIE MAE BATTEN MCFATTER

April 21, 1935-Aug. 7, 2012 Janie Mae Batten McFatter passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. A native of Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late David and Effie Pulley Batten. She...

CHERYL L. PORTER

July 4, 1962-Aug. 6, 2012 KINSTON -- Cheryl Lynn Porter, 50, died Monday at home. All services will be held privately. She was born in Indiana July 4, 1962, to Patricia Curry Wooten of Indiana and the late Thomas...

JOYCE LEWIS SMITH

Joyce Lewis Smith, 56, 500 Woodrow St., died Tuesday morning at Duke University Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

LISA M. WILSON

Lisa Montague Wilson died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

GERALLEEN BEASLEY

Feb. 9, 1947-Aug. 6, 2012 Geralleen Beasley, 65, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Gladys Carter Grady, and was the wife of Rommie Beasley....

GENE CROW SR.

NEW BERN -- Gene Crow Sr., 69, died Monday at Carolina East Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DEVITT NEWSOME

WILSON -- Devitt Newsome, 78, 1414 Forest Hills Road, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MILDRED M. PEARSALL

Oct. 1, 1936-Aug. 5, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mildred Irene Rose Mills Pearsall, 75, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Mildred was born in Wayne County Oct. 1, 1936, to the late Dewey...

CHERYL PORTER

KINSTON -- Cheryl Porter, 50, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MELVIN WALTON SMITH SR.

Feb. 23, 1937-Aug. 5, 2012 Melvin Walton Smith Sr., 75, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, surrounded by his family at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Melvin was born in Duplin County Feb. 23, 1937, to the late Henry Hogan and...

KEITH TYNDALL

Jan. 6, 1957-Aug. 5, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Keith Tyndall, 55, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. Keith was born Jan. 6, 1957, in Wayne County to Barbara Tilghman Tyndall of LaGrange and the late John Pearson Tyndall. Keith...

Monday, August 6, 2012

GERALLEEN BEASLEY

Geralleen Beasley, 65, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

GEORGE GILLIGAN

George Gilligan, died Sunday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DOROTHY V. JONES

Dorothy Virginia Jones, 78, 392 Piedmont Airline Road, died this morning at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MILDRED PERSALL

Mildred Persall, 75, died Sunday evening at Mount Olive Care and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Services....

JOHN THOMAS REID SR.

Oct. 21, 1943-Aug. 2, 2012 "I have fought a fine fight, I have run the course to the finish, I have observed the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. John Thomas Reid Sr., 68, lovingly known by his family and...

MELVIN W. SMITH SR.

Melvin Walton Smith Sr., 75, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Services....

ANGELA F. TOLER

PRINCETON -- Angela Faye Toler, 21, 2902 Old Smithfield Road, died in 1992 in Richmond, Va. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Sunday, August 5, 2012

SIDNEY BARFIELD

Jan. 9, 1937-July 31, 2012 LIGHTHOUSE POINTE, Fla. -- Sidney Alton Barfield Sr., 75, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Funeral will be Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Calvary Chapel, 2101 W. Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale. Alton was born on...

LUELLA HALL

Died Aug. 2, 2012 Luella Kenan Hall, 84, of 210 S. Church St., Kenansville, died Thursday. The funeral service will be 4 p.m. today at New First Baptist Kenansville on Hwy. 11, Kenansville, with the Rev. Tommy Jones officiating....

ORA HUMPHREY

DUDLEY -- Ora Humphrey, 81, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SAWAI Y. PHILLIPS

Oct. 9, 1942-Aug. 3, 2012 Sawai Yodpungtiem Phillips, 69, passed away Friday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday night at 6 at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with monks from Raleigh Buddist Temple officiating. The family...

DORSEY ERNEST POOLE III

Nov. 25, 1960-Aug. 2, 2012 FREMONT -- Dorsey Ernest Poole III, 51, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in Brunswick County while vacationing with his family. Memorial services will be held today, Aug. 5, 2012, at 3...

GRACIE STEVENS

May 17, 1940-July 31, 2012 NEW YORK -- Gracie Stevens, 72, of Brooklyn, died Tuesday at Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing Home in Brooklyn. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Moses Chapel Church, 165 David Bright Road, Faison....

ANTONIE VERNON

July 19, 1935-Aug. 1, 2012 Antonie Schafer Vernon, 77, of Pikeville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at her residence. A graveside service will be conducted today, Aug. 5, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Skyline Memorial Gardens, with the...

DONALD "TOOTIE" WALKER

April 5, 1932-Aug. 2, 2012 Donald Cecil "Tootie" Walker, 80, of Wilson, died Thursday. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday at Joyner's Funeral Home. Interment followed at Maplewood Cemetery, with the Rev. David Kriger officiating. Don is survived by...

Friday, August 3, 2012

DORIS M. "GRANDMA" BROWN

Nov. 25, 1925-July 30, 2012 MOUNT AIRY -- Doris "Grandma" Nixon McLeroy Brown, 86, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Monday evening at Central Continuing Care in Mount Airy. Born in Birmingham, Ala., Doris was the daughter of the late...

ALMOND D. EZZELL

Feb. 2, 1925-July 28, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- Almond Dempsey Ezzell, 87, died Saturday in New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Community Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be in Devotional Gardens. He was born...

EDWARD L. EZZELL JR.

Died July 23, 2012 PALM DALE, Calif. -- Edward Lee Ezzell Jr. "Eddie," formerly of Duplin County, died July 23. Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw, with the Rev. Jerry Ezzell Sr....

JAMES "JIM" M. FULTZ

Dec. 31, 1963-July 28, 2012 MIAMI, Fla. -- James "Jim" M. Fultz, 48, passed away July 28, 2012. He was born Dec. 31, 1963, and graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in Goldsboro in 1982 and from the University...

LUELLA KENAN HALL

KENANSVILLE -- Luella Kenan Hall, 84, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Nixon Lewis Funeral Home in Burgaw....

IRENE OUTLAW HIGHSMITH

Died Aug. 1, 2012 WARSAW -- Irene Outlaw Highsmith, 83, 118 W. John St., died Wednesday at Lenior Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church Kenansville, with the Rev. Cornolius Moore officiating. Burial...

DOUGLAS M. KENNEDY

Feb. 5, 1958-Aug. 1, 2012 Douglas Michael Kennedy, 54, died Wednesday afternoon at his home. He was born in Oak Ridge, Tenn., to Carolyn L. Kennedy and the late James B. Kennedy. Private graveside service will be held at...

LARRY D. OLIVER

March 23, 1949-July 24, 2012 BRONX, N.Y. -- Larry Daniel Oliver, 1075 Webster Ave., formerly of Mount Olive, died July 24 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev....

JOHN T. REID SR.

John Thomas Reid Sr., 68, 1407 North Drive, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

Thursday, August 2, 2012

SYLVIA Q. BARWICK

Jan. 26, 1938-July 31, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Sylvia Quinn Barwick, 74, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. George Futrelle and the Rev. Bryce Rouse officiating....

HARRY JAMES BATTLE

Nov. 7, 1953-July 29, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) PIKEVILLE -- Minister Harry James Battle, 58, lovingly known by his family and friends as...

ETHEL C. BEST

Died July 30, 2012 TOWSON, Md. -- Mrs. Ethel C. Best, 88, Towson, Md., formerly of Wayne County, passed away Monday, July 30, 2012. A service celebrating her life will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at 11 a.m....

BONITA W. COLEY

MARYLAND -- Bonita W. Coley, 54, formerly of Wayne County, died Monday at Laurel Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

IRENE HIGHSMITH

WARSAW -- Irene Highsmith, 83, 118 W. John St., died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

NATHANIEL HOWARD

Died Aug. 1, 2012 Nathaniel Howard, 91, 916-B Lincoln Drive, died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, followed by the burial at Buckhorn Cemetery. He was...

DOUGLAS M. KENNEDY

Douglas Michael Kennedy, 54, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

EUNICE M. MCELROY

May 22, 1928-July 29, 2012 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mother Eunice M. McElroy, 84, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Eun-Eun," 116 S. Slocumb St., Goldsboro, departed...

FRANCES LOUISE RUSSELL MULINIX

April 4, 1920-July 31, 2012 Frances Louise Russell Mulinix, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at the home of her daughter. Louise was born in Floyd County, Ga., April 4, 1920, to the late George M. Russell and...

VICKIE GLENN RUDD

June 20, 1955-July 28, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Vickie Glenn Rudd, 57, 219 Randall Lane, departed her earthly life Saturday, July 28, 2012,...

MILDRED R. SHAFFER

June 24, 1931-July 27, 2012 DUDLEY -- Mildred R. Shaffer, 81, 106 Crescent Drive, died July 27, 2012 at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. A private memorial service will be held. She was born June 24, 1931, in...

GRACIE STEVENS

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Gracie Stevens, 72, died Tuesday at Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SAMANTHA WILLIAMS

DUDLEY -- Samantha Williams, 22, died. A graveside service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Old Mill Cemetery. She was the daughter of Jimmy A. Williams of Dudley and Sandra Faison. Visitation will be today from 4 to...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

SYLVIA Q. BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Sylvia Quinn Barwick, 74, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

DORIS M. BROWN

MOUNT AIRY -- Doris Margaret Brown, 86, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday evening. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT J. FOGLE

Oct. 25, 1944-July 29, 2012 KINSTON -- Robert Joy Fogle, 67, died Sunday. Memorial service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church. He was born Oct. 25, 1944, in Marion, Ohio, to the late...

ETTA L. "SISTER GAL" KORNEGAY

Jan. 6, 1925-July 25, 2012 Etta L. Kornegay "Sister Gal" was born Jan. 6, 1925, in Best Station. She departed her life July 25, 2012. She was married to the late Ezra Kornegay Sr. Etta was educated in LaGrange...

NARVIE J. LARRY

Funeral for Narvie J. Larry will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial with military honors will be at Wayne Memorial Park. He is survived by a daughter. Visitation will be Thursday from 9 to 11...

LOUISE R. MULINIX

April 4, 1920-July 31, 2012 Frances Louise Russell Mulinix, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at the home of her daughter. Louise was born in Floyd County, Ga., April 4, 1920, to the late George M. Russell and...

VANICO DICOLE PERKINS

Vanico Dicole Perkins, 37, was born to Katherine and Kary Perkins Oct. 25, 1974. Even as a small child, he was known to everyone as Koko. Vanico attended Wayne County Public Schools, and continued his education in culinary arts...

EMMA YELVERTON PERRY

Died July 31, 2012 Emma Yelverton Perry, 80, 111 Somerset Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with the Rev....

ESTELLE PARRISH RAINS

Feb. 27, 1928-July 30, 2012 PRINCETON -- Estelle Parrish Rains, 84, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be tonight at 7 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. Burial will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in...

ELASTER RAYNOR

April 18, 1917-July 30, 2012 Elaster Raynor, 95, 101 Apt. A. Walnut St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at noon in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel of J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations,...