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Sunday, September 30, 2012

RONALD A. BAILLY

LaGRANGE -- Ronald A. Bailly, 70, died Friday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home....

JOSEPH L. "JOE BLOW" BUNCH II

Feb. 24, 1985-Sept. 27, 2012 Joseph L. "Joe Blow" Bunch II, 27, of 207-D Alpha Court, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday at noon at the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral...

JAMES ARTHUR BUNN JR.

June 16, 1942-Sept. 23, 2012 Home-going services for James Arthur Bunn Jr. will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Viewing will be held from 1 until 1:45 p.m....

LUTHER "L.J." DANIELS

Nov. 21, 1923-Sept. 28, 2012 Luther "L.J." Daniels, 88, formerly of Dudley, passed away Friday at Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir. A service to celebrate the life of "L.J." will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral...

JIMMY DANIELS

Oct. 9, 1943-Sept. 27, 2012 LaGRANGE -- John William "Jimmy" Daniels, 68, died Thursday at his home. A memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Brad Mitchell officiating. Jimmy was...

ALVA SMITH FAULK JR.

Alva Smith Faulk, Jr., 67, died Saturday morning at Waylin Life Care Center in Mount Olive. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

FOY INGRAM

Nov. 30, 1932-Sept. 29, 2012 Foy Ingram, 79, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at 11 a.m. t the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the...

YI PING LIU

LaGRANGE -- Yi Ping Liu, 70, died Thursday at Vidant Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home....

NORMAN E. MAYE

May 10, 1951-Sept. 27, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Norman Earl Maye, 61, of LaGrange, died Thursday. A service of remembrance will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. Norman was...

GLADYS D. MOYE

LaGRANGE -- Gladys Davis Moye, 81, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home....

SUSIE MAE FINNEY NARRON

July 6, 1916-Sept. 29, 2012 MIDDLESEX -- Susie Mae Finney Narron, 96, died Saturday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m. today at Parrish Funeral Home. Funeral services...

JOYCE "INEZ" PARKS

Died Sept. 26, 2012 Joyce "Inez" Parks, 85, of Warsaw, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital, Kenansville. Services will be Monday at noon at St. Delight United Holiness Church, Parkstown, with the Rev. Walter Gordone officiating. Burial will follow...

EDWARD PAUL PARNELL

Edward Paul Parnell, 86, died Saturday afternoon at the home of his daughter. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BRENDA LANGSTON WEST

May 6, 1945-Sept. 27, 2012 Brenda Langston West, 67, of US Hwy. 13 North, died Thursday at University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. A service to celebrate her life was held Saturday at noon at Patetown Church...

MAUREEN WIGGANS

Aug. 1, 1947-Sept. 29, 2012 Maureen Wiggans, 65, passed away early Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will gather Saturday, Oct., 6, 2012, at 2 p.m. at the home of her son, Mike Breeden to Celebrate Maureen's...

Friday, September 28, 2012

STEVEN L. ARTIS

Nov. 15, 1960-Sept. 24, 2012 Steven Lamont Artis died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born on Nov. 15, 1960, in Wayne County to the late Odell Whitley and Annie Artis Barnes, who survives. He is survived by...

JOSEPH L. BUNCH II

Joseph L. Bunch II, 27, of 207-D Alpha Court, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

HENRY 'RED' CLAY

Henry "Red" Clay, 87, died Thursday at his home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CHARLES RAY GRADY

May 20, 1951-Sept. 24, 2012 GRANTHAM -- Charles Ray Grady, 61, Sambo Lambert Road, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services were held Wed-nesday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral...

ALLEN V. MORRISEY

WARSAW -- Allen V. Morrisey, 62, of 176 Sam Miller Road, died Thursday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete at Garris Funeral Home....

JAMES W. MOSES

July 1, 1936-Sept. 20, 2012 James William Moses died Sept. 20 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born on July 1, 1936, in Goldsboro to the late James and Savie Moses. He is survived by his wife and...

JERRY DAN PIPKIN

Oct. 3, 1942- Sept. 26, 2012 Jerry Dan "Red" Pipkin passed away peacefully in the care of his family at Kitty Askins Hospice Care, Goldsboro, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 26. He was born on Oct. 3, 1942, in Johnston...

DELPHRY ROUSE

Sept. 6, 1931-Sept. 26, 2012 Delphry Dawson Rouse, 81, of LaGrange, died Wednesday. She was born Sept. 6, 1931 in Lenoir County to the late Wayne Clifton Dawson Sr. and Sarah Bailey Dawson. She was wife of the late...

SARAH SYKES

Died Sept. 24, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Mrs. Sarah Sykes, 102, 208 E. Boundary, LaGrange, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Fun-eral services for Ms. Sykes will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30,...

BRENDA L. WEST

Brenda Langston West, 67, 3388 U.S. 13 North, died at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill Thursday after a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete....

Thursday, September 27, 2012

IZETTA M. RIDDICK ANTHONY

Died Sept. 9, 2012 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Izetta Mae Riddick Anthony, 81, Pleasant Valley Road, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sept. 9 at Kempsville Health and Rehab Center. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Christian Church...

TIMOTHY L. BARLESTON

Died Sept. 25, 2012 CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Timothy L. Barleston, 44, Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Goldsboro, departed this life suddenly Tuesday in Ohio. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1401...

CARLOS A. DOBBINS

March 25, 1967-Sept. 24, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Carlos A. Dobbins, 45, 204 Britlan Drive, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Saturday at 4 p.m. He was born March 25, 1967, to John...

EDDIE L. JOHNSON

Died Sept. 18, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Eddie L. Johnson, 79, 812 Third St., died Sept. 18 at SECU Hospice House. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at New Generation Christian Church in Wilson. Interment will be at Rhodes Funeral...

LLOYD MICAJAH MASSEY

March 11, 1916-Sept. 25, 2012 Lloyd Micajah Massey, 96, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Universal Healthcare in Ramseur. Lloyd was born in Wayne County March 11, 1916, to the late Elijah Massey and Emma Cox Massey. He...

JAMES EDWARD "B.J." MCCLARIN JR.

Died Sept. 21, 2012 PRINCETON -- James Edward "B.J." McClarin Jr., 17, 423 W. Second St., Princeton, departed this life suddenly at his residence Friday evening. He is survived by his parents, Sheila McClarin and James McClarin Sr. Funeral...

KENNEDY MCLAURIN JR.

Died Sept. 9, 2012 Kennedy McLaurin Jr., 16, 404 Banks Ave., died in Seven Springs Sunday, Sept. 9. Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at noon at the LBJ Community Center located at 1007 S. John...

JERRY PIPKIN

PRINCETON -- Jerry Dan Pipkin, 69, 501 Lassiter Road, died Wednesday evening at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

ROSA LEE REID

April 13, 1935-Sept. 23, 2012 Rosa Lee Reid, 77, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Rosa was born in Edgecombe County April 13, 1935, to the late Arthur Reid and Nora...

MARGARET F. GRAHAM SMALLWOOD

Died Sept. 21. 2012 Margaret Faye Graham Smallwood, 60, died Friday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Bishop Lonnie E. Holloway Sr. Memorial Chapel at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service LLC, with elder Ralph Johnson officiating. She...

MANSEL YELVERTON

Dec. 2, 1955-Sept. 25, 2012 Mansel Garfield "Skeet" Yelverton, 56, died Tuesday at the Veterans Hospital in Durham. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be an hour prior to the service...

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

HAZEL MAE ALLEN

Jan. 1, 1927-Sept. 18, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Hazel Mae Allen, 85, lovingly known by her family and friends as "the chief,"...

WILLIAM M. BASS JR.

Died Sept. 22, 2012 WILSON -- William Marvin Bass Jr., 6116 St. Rose Church Road, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral was Monday at 7 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial was Tuesday at Mount Zion Church Cemetery....

AMOS BRANCH JR.

May 17, 1933-Sept. 25, 2012 PINK HILL -- Amos Branch Jr., 79, died Tuesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. A graveside service will be Thursday at 4 p.m. at Branch Family Cemetery in Pink Hill. He was born...

RITA MARLENE COMPTON

Died Sept. 24, 2012 FOUR OAKS -- Rita Marlene Compton, 56, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. Funeral service will be Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the...

DAVID J. FAISON

Died Sept. 23, 2012 David Jerome Faison, 54, died Sunday in Minnesota. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park. He was the son...

CHARLES RAY GRADY

May 20, 1951-Sept. 24, 2012 GRANTHAM -- Charles Ray Grady, 61, Sambo Lambert Road, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell...

EUNICE J. JONES

Sept. 22, 1935-Sept. 21, 2012 Eunice J. Jones died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at St. Mark Church of Christ. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery. She was born in Wayne County Sept....

LLOYD M. MASSEY

Lloyd M. Massey, 96, died Tuesday at Universal Health in Ramseur. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PAUL LEE PHILLIPS

Died Sept. 23, 2012 Paul Lee Phillips, 82, formerly of Fremont, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Family and friends will gather at his daughter's house at 305 Maplewood Drive. Visitation and viewing of the body will...

MICHAEL A. WALSTON

Died Sept. 25, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Michael Allen Walston, 60, 2679 Shine Road, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Church Street chapel of Farmville Funeral Home. Interment will be in Snow Hill Cemetery. He...

RICKARD LOCKLAIR WOOD

July 9, 1950-Sept. 22, 2012 CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Rickard "Rick" Locklair Wood, 62, Charleston, S.C., passed Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in Asheville. A celebration of his life will be held this Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in J. Henry Stuhr...

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

IZETTA ANTHONY

Izetta Mae Riddick Anthony, 87, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home. Viewing will be from 2-7 p.m. today at LaGrange Funeral Services....

STEVEN L. ARTIS

Steven L. Artis, 51, of 179 Booker St., Pikeville, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation....

MARCUS ATKINSON

Marcus A. Atkinson, 52, formerly of Princeton, died Sept. 20 at his home in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Cedar Grove Disciples of Christ Church Princeton at 1 p.m. Arrangements are being handled by...

AMOS BRANCH

Amos Branch, 79, of Pink Hill passed away Tuesday morning at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

VERLIE J. DAVIS

Verlie Jones Davis, 87, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Walter Jones and Neppie Godwin Jones Crumpler. She is survived by two sons, three brothers and two sisters, 12 grandchildren and 16...

CARL DAVIS

CARL DAVIS

Carl Davis Jr., 71, of 212-B E. Washington St. in LaGrange, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 at New Jerusalem FWB Church...

CARLOS DOBBINS

Carlos Dobbins, 45, of 204 Britlan Drive, Pikeville, passed away Monday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at being handled by E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation....

CHARLES GRADHY

Charles Grady, 61, of Sambo Lambert Road passed away Monday, Sept. 24 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

EDDIE L. JOHNSON

Eddie L. Johnson, 79, died Sept. 18, 2012. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Rhodes Funeral Home....

KEITH MARTIN

Keith L. Martin died Sept. 20. He was the son of Geneva Martin and the late David Best. He is survived by his mother, one sister and four brothers. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at E.M...

GEORGE EARL TOLER

March 1, 1931 - Sept. 23, 2012 George E. Toler, 81, of 3175 U.S. 117, passed away Sunday night at Jacob's Ladder Family Assisted Living in Rockledge, Fla. George was born in Johnson County on March 1, 1931 and...

MARILYN B. WHEELER

Nov. 16, 1951 - Sept. 23, 2012 Marilyn Joy Beech Wheeler, 60, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Marilyn was born in England on Nov. 16, 1951 to the late Fred and Frances...

Monday, September 24, 2012

DAVID L. BROCK SR.

July 9, 1942-Sept. 23, 2012 David Lloyd Brock, Sr., 70, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at his home. David was born in New Hanover County on July 9, 1942 to the late George David Brock and Shirley Marie...

JAMES ARTHUR BUNN

James Arthur Bunn Jr., 70, died Sunday at Harlem Hospital in New York, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

CARL DAVIS

Carl Davis Jr., 71, of 212-B E. Washington St., LaGrange, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at LaGrange Funeral Services....

DAVID FAISON

David Faison, 54, died Sunday in Minneapolis, Minn. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARY "SUE" ANDERSON HEAD

July 28, 1944-Sept. 22, 2012 Mary Sue Anderson Head, 68, of 168 Bowden Road, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Herman Willie and Minnie Hines Anderson....

WALTER D. LETCHWORTH JR.

Oct. 6, 1919-Sept. 23, 2012 Walter D. Letchworth, Jr. passed away on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, surrounded by his family. Walter was born in Greene County on Oct. 6, 1919, to the late Walter D. Letchworth Sr. and Martha...

KENNEDY McLAURIN JR.

Kennedy McLaurin Jr., 16, of 404 Banks Ave., Goldsboro, died in Seven Springs,. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

PAUL PHILLIPS

Paul Phillips, 82, formerly of Fremont, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROSA L. REID

Rosa L. Reid, 77 died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY C. RODERIQUES

June 25, 1916-Sept. 22, 2012 Mary C. Roderiques, 96, of Mount Olive passed away Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Anselmo and Evanglina Fonseco Cabral and the wife of the late Manuel...

GEORGE E. TOLER

George E. Toler, 81, of Belfast died Sunday at Jacob's Ladder Family Assisted Living in Rockledge, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

RICKY TYSON

SNOW HILL -- Ricky Tyson, 53, died Saturday. He was a lifelong resident of Greene County and was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Peggy Tyson. Ricky is survived by several aunts and cousins. Graveside service will...

MARILYN WHEELER

Marilyn Wheeler, 60, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, September 23, 2012

TIMOTHY BARLESTON

Timothy L. Barleston, 44, of Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Goldsboro died Tuesday. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home....

WILLIAM BASS

Died Sept. 22, 2012 William Marvin Bass Jr. 6446 St. Rose Church Road, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Monday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation to follow. Interment will be Tuesday at...

JESSE EARL EASON

Dec. 27, 1932-Sept. 21, 2012 Jesse Earl Eason, 79, of Old Beulah Road, Selma, died Friday. The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. today at Casey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Committal service...

LOUISE B. GRAY

Died Sept. 21, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Louise Biggs Gray, 95, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Monday at noon at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Ray Teague, Dr. Mallie Hinnant and the...

JOSEPH F. HALLOW JR.

Died Sept. 20, 2012 RALEIGH -- Joseph Francis Hallow Jr., 80, of Raleigh died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Rex Hospital. A funeral mass will be held Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Raphael the Archangel...

BIL HAMMOND

Dec. 20, 1950-Sept, 21, 2012 William Dean Hammond, 61, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at his home. A service of remembrance will be held at noon on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at St. Mary Catholic Church with...

LINWOOD EARL HARTLEY

Died Sept. 20, 2012 Linwood Earl Hartley, 54, of 2119 Rosewood Road, Goldsboro, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m., today at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev. Eugene Hartley and the Rev....

MARY "SUE" HEAD

Mary "Sue" Head, 68, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

RAYMOND HORNE

Dec. 21, 1953-Sept. 20, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Horne, 58, died Thursday at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. A viewing will be held today from 2 until 2:45 p.m., with the funeral service following at 3 p.m. at the...

BARBARA C. HOWINGTON

July 8, 1937-Sept. 21, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Barbara Council Howington, 75, of LaGrange, died Friday. A memorial service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. She was born in Wake County to the late Otis...

EUNICE JONES

Eunice J. Jones, 76, Goldsboro, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

KEITH MARTIN

Keith Martin, 47, 932-A Hugh St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

JAMES "B.J." MCCLARIN JR.

James "B.J." Edward McClarin Jr., 17, of 423 Second St,, Princeton died Friday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home....

MARGARET SMALLWOOD

Margaret Faye Smallwood, 60, of Goldsboro, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

MAXINE M. TAYLOR

June 3, 1912-Sept. 21, 2012 Maxine McBride Taylor, 100, passed away on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A service remembering the life of Maxine will be held at 2 p.m. Monday,...

BETTY WILCOX

Sept. 17, 1919- Sept. 22, 2012 Elizabeth "Betty" Crandall Wilcox, 93, of Goldsboro, died Saturday at the Brian Center. A memorial service will be held at Seymour Funeral Home Monday at 11 a.m., with burial at Sandhills State Veterans...

Friday, September 21, 2012

GEORGE L. ANDERSON

Feb. 16, 1925-Sept. 17, 2012 George L. Anderson died Monday at LifeCare Hospital in Rocky Mount. Visitation will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church, followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. Interment will...

PAULINE DORTCH

May 29, 1937-Sept. 19, 2012 The life of Pauline Dortch, affectionately known as "Paul" or "Lady Bug" or Slim," came peacefully to a close Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born May 29, 1937,...

JESSE EASON

SELMA -- Jesse Eason, 79, Old Beulah Road, formerly of Princeton, died this morning. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

ELOUISE BEST HART

Jan. 8, 1923-Sept. 20, 2012 Elouise Best Hart, 89, passed away Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Reddic James and Maggie Sutton Best, and the wife of...

LINWOOD E. HARTLEY

Linwood Earl Hartley, 54, died Thursday afternoon. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

RAYMOND HORNE

PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Horne, 58, died Thursday at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

CATHERINE LAWSON

Died Sept. 15, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Catherine Lawson, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. Funeral will be Saturday in Washington, D.C., at Vianchi Funeral Home....

TERRY MACK MCCULLEN

Died Sept. 19, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Terry Mack McCullen, 53, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Funeral service will be Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church, with the Rev. Glenn McCullen and the...

JAMES MIDGETTE

Nov. 25, 1942-Sept. 17, 2012 KINSTON -- James Midgette, 69, 511 N. Queen St., died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with...

ISAAC S. RIDDICK JR.

HOBGOOD -- Funeral for Isaac S. Riddick Jr., 80, will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Cherry's Missionary Baptist Church in Hobgood. Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 7 at Cherry's Chapel Church. Barnes Funeral Home in Wilson...

EARLE E. SIMS JR.

Died Sept. 17, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Earle Everrette Sims Jr., 51, died in Lima, Ohio, Monday. Funeral will be Saturday in the chapel at Adcock Funeral Home and Crematory in Spring Lake at 2 p.m. Burial will be...

HARVEY L. SMITH

March 27, 1934-Sept. 19, 2012 PRINCETON -- Harvey L. Smith, 78, Herring Road near Princeton, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Born in Wayne County March 27, 1934, he was the son of the late Hal G. and Ethel Worrell...

Thursday, September 20, 2012

PAULINE DORTCH

Pauline Dortch, 75, 708 Stronach Ave., died Wednesday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

LEOCADIO B. GUILLEN

Dec. 9, 1959-Sept. 16, 2012 PRINCETON -- Leocadio Baeza Guillen, 52, died Sunday at home. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Selma. He was born Dec. 9, 1959,...

ELOUISE BEST HART

Elouise Best Hart, 89, died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES MIDGETTE

KINSTON -- James Midgette, 69, 511 N. Queen St., died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES W. MOSES

James W. Moses, 76, 204 E. Hooks River Road, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

WILLIAM SHIELDS

July 15, 1949-Sept. 15, 2012 William "Bo" Shieds, 63, 303 Jefferson Ave., died Saturday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the James Thomas Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

HARVEY L. SMITH

PRINCETON -- Harvey Lamont Smith, 78, died Wednesday night at SECU Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Parrish-Underwood Funeral Home in Smithfield....

NANCY J. WITTER

June 4, 1942-Sept. 17, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Nancy Jane Witter, 70, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be private. She was born in Delaware County, Ind., June 4, 1942. She is survived by four children. Howell Funeral...

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

HAZEL ALLEN

Hazel Allen, 85, 905 E. Pine St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

DEBORAH AYCOCK FISH

Died Sept. 12, 2012 Deborah Aycock Fish, 61, died Sept. 12 in Chandler, Ariz. A graveside service will be 5 p.m. Thursday at Thomas Ruffin Aycock Cemetery in Nahunta, with bishop J.W. Bass officiating. A native of Wayne County,...

CLAUDE D. STARLING

Jan. 9, 1947-Sept. 15, 2012 WILSON -- Claude Dees Starling, 65, Wilson, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont at the corner of Vance Street and North Drive. The...

NANCY J. WITTER

LAGRANGE -- Nancy Jane Witter, 70, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

GEORGE ANDERSON

George Anderson, 87, 122 Southern Plaza Drive, died Monday morning at LifeCare Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

CAROLYN HOLLINGSWORTH AUSTELL

Jan. 19, 1925-Sept. 16, 2012 GREENSBORO -- Mrs. Carolyn Hollingsworth Austell, 87, Greensboro, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Friends Home West. A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church Chapel by Dr....

THELMA BARNES BEST

April 13, 1921-Sept. 14, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Thelma Barnes Best, 91, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Thel," 108...

EDNA HAYES

Died Sept. 13, 2012 Edna Hayes, 74, 1204 Muriel St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery in Clinton. Visitation...

Monday, September 17, 2012

RICKY N. COLEY

Sept. 14, 1961-Sept. 10, 2012 Ricky Nelson Coley died Sept. 10 in West Bloomfield, Mich. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Association Building. Interment will be at Wayne Memorial Park South. He was born...

SUE BOTTOMS WADE

July 5, 1954-Sept. 16, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Sue Bottoms Wade, 58, passed away early Sunday morning surrounded by her family. Sue was born in Wilson County July 5, 1954, to Edna Fleming Bottoms of Pikeville and the late Carl...

ROBERTA H. WILLIAMS

Died Sept. 13, 2012 BURGAW -- Roberta H. Williams, 76, Progress Drive, died Thursday at Huntington Health Care Facility. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sand Hill AME Church in White Stocking. Burial will be in Mack Williams...

Sunday, September 16, 2012

RUTH W. ALPHIN

May 16, 1924-Sept. 13, 2012 KINSTON -- Sadie Ruth Ward Alphin, 88, died Thursday. A service of remembrance will be held today at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Ezzell officiating. Interment will follow at...

THELMA BEST

Thelma Barnes Best, 91, of 108 Beverly Drive, died on Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

BENJAMIN "B.F." BISSETTE JR.

June 2, 1941-Sept, 14, 2012 SELMA -- Benjamin Franklin "B.F." Bissette Jr., 71, died early Friday morning at his home. The family will conduct a memorial service at home at a later date. Born in Wayne County, he was...

VALDERYA F. BRITTAIN

Feb. 25, 1920-Sept. 14, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Valderya "Doodle" Fornes Brittain, 92, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with...

EDNA JONES DEANS

Dec. 11, 1921-Sept. 13, 2012 Edna Jones Deans died peacefully Sept. 13, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family. She is now dancing on the streets of glory. Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept....

ANDREW RYE ETHIER

Jan. 16, 1944-Sept. 12, 2012 Andrew Rye Ethier, 68, died Wednesday at home. A private service will be held for the family. Mrs. Ethier was born in Tennessee to Clifford and Zilpha Rye. She is survived by her husband,...

JAMES FRAZIER JR.

Jan. 9, 1943-Sept. 13, 2012 James Luther Frazier Jr., 69, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Crumpler Family Cemetery, Stoney Creek Church Road. The family will receive friends...

NORA FRANCES GRADY

Aug. 4, 1939-Sept. 14, 2012 Nora Frances Grady, 73, passed away Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Grady Family Cemetery. The family...

SHERI GRANT

Aug. 23, 1965-Sept. 14, 2012 Sharon Louise "Sheri" Meyers Grant, 47, of LaGrange, passed away on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held today, Sept. 16, 2012, at 5 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Interment...

EDNA HAYES

Edna S. Hayes, 74, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center, Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DONALD KENAN

Died Sept. 12, 2012 Donald Ray Kenan, 66, of Durham, formerly of Rose Hill, died Wednesday at Durham VA Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday at the New Christian Chapel Baptist Church, 2283 S. N.C. 11 Hwy., Rose Hill,...

HAZEL G. MILLARD

Jan. 24, 1930-Sept. 14, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Hazel Grady Millard, 82, passed away Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at 7 p.m., at the chapel...

WILLIE RAY MOORE

Died Sept. 14, 2012 Willie Ray Moore, 83, 2201 Royall Ave., died Friday at Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia, S.C. A celebration of his life will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St.,...

DEBORAH MOORING

Dec. 24, 1957-Sept. 14, 2012 FREMONT -- Deborah Langston Mooring, 54, passed away Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. The family will receive...

WILLIAM "BO" SHIELDS

William "Bo" Shields, 63, of 303 Jefferson Ave., died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

JEAN SPIVEY

Died Sept. 13, 2012 Jean Spivey, 67, died Thursday. Services were held Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home, with the Rev. Scott Betts officiating. Interment was at Spivey Family Cemetery, Sanford, at...

LISA WHITFIELD

Died Sept. 11, 2012 Lisa Whitfield, 52, of 302 Nancy Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Life celebration will held today at 11 a.m. at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations, with the Rev. Niomi Caraway officiating....

Friday, September 14, 2012

MARGARET CAROL BANKS

Feb. 13, 1925-Sept. 11, 2012 TRENTON -- Margaret Carol Banks, 87, Trenton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. She was born Feb. 13, 1925, in Jones County. She was the daughter of the late Clyde Jackson and Lena Elizabeth...

GLADYS S. DAVIS

Jan. 7, 1919-Sept. 12, 2012 Gladys S. Davis died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at White Oak Grove Church in Pikeville. Interment will be at Wayne Memorial Park North. She was...

EDNA JONES DEANS

Edna Jones Deans died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

NORA F. GRADY

Aug. 4, 1939-Sept. 14, 2012 Nora Frances Grady, 73, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grady Family Cemetery. She was the daughter of...

DONALD A. MCMULLEN SR.

Died Sept. 12, 2012 Donald Alexander McMullen Sr., 74, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Donald was born in Roanoke, Va., to the late Harry C. McMullen and Alice Vaden...

DONALD L. MEWBORN

Jan. 26, 1965-Sept. 7, 2012 Elder Donald Lee Mewborn, 47, 1302 N. James St., died Sept. 7. Funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Parrott Cemetery in Kinston. He...

NINA RICHARDSON

Died Sept. 9, 2012 Nina Richardson, 96, died Sunday at Somerset Court. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Fremont. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be today from...

SONDRA SMITH

Died Sept. 11, 2012 Sondra Smith, 45, 412 Lime St., slipped away peacefully Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Sondra's life will be celebrated Sunday at 3 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries, 323 Whitfield Drive. Her mortal frame will...

LAZARUS KING "KAY" STALLINGS III

April 15, 1944-Sept. 13, 2012 BURLINGTON -- Lazarus King Stallings III, better known as Kay, died Sept. 13, 2012, at the University of North Carolina Hospital from complications caused by an accident at a baseball game. He was born...

Thursday, September 13, 2012

GLADYS S. DAVIS

Gladys S. Davis, 93, 134 Coley Road, died Wednesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

IRMA SMITH ETHERIDGE

Sept. 10, 1931-Sept. 11, 2012 KENLY -- Mrs. Irma Smith Etheridge, 81, Kenly, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. She was born Sept. 10, 1931, in Fremont to the late Braxton and Josephine Smith. She was preceded in death by...

KENNETH WAYNE HELMS

Sept. 23, 1968-Sept. 10, 2012 Kenneth Wayne Helms, 43, 205 Plantation Road, Goldsboro, died Monday afternoon. He was born Sept. 23, 1968, and was the son of Ellen Eichacker Helms and the late Wayne Dortch Helms. Kenneth was a...

HAZEL WILLIAMS MAINOR

Died Sept. 9, 2012 BRONX, N.Y. -- Hazel Williams Mainor died Sunday at Kings Harbor Nursing Center. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial...

DONALD A. MCMULLEN

Donald Alexander McMullen, 74, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DONALD L. MEWBORN

Jan. 26, 1965-Sept. 7, 2012 Elder Donald Lee Mewborn, 47, 1302 N. James St., died Friday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Parrott Cemetery in Kinston. He was...

EDWARD W. MORRISON

Died Sept. 6, 2012 Edward Walter Morrison, 73, 2401 Wayne Memorial Drive, formerly of Grantham, died Sept. 6 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. There will be no funeral. He was born in Scottsbluff County, Neb., son of...

ISAAC S. RIDDICK JR.

HOBGOOD -- Isaac S. Riddick Jr., 80, died Tuesday at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home of Wilson....

SONDRA SMITH

Sondra Smith, 46, 412 Lime St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARY ELINOR COVINGTON SORRELS

Dec. 29, 1931-Sept. 6, 2012 WADESBORO -- Mrs. Mary Elinor Covington Sorrels, 80, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, by the graveside in Eastview Cemetery,...

LILY ROUSE CARR WEAVER

May 15, 1918-Sept. 10, 2012 Lily Rouse Carr Weaver died peacefully Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was born May 15, 1918, in LaGrange to the late Janie Sutton Rouse and Everette Rouse....

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

GARY D. BUCKOM

Died Sept. 7, 2012 Gary Devon Buckom, 50, 903-B Marvin St., died Friday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. James AME Zion Church. Burial will be in Washington Family Cemetery in Dudley. Visitation will be Friday...

DERRICK L. HORNE

Died Sept. 7, 2012 PINETOPS -- Derrick Lamont Horne, 33, 204 Martin Luther King St., died Friday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Association in Pinetops. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

LATHA SEYMOUR JONES

Aug. 23, 1926-Sept. 11, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Latha Seymour Jones, 86, went to be with her heavenly father and her beloved husband, J.A., Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept....

NAVERRO D. MATHIS

Died Sept. 7, 2012 WARSAW -- Naverro Dyzelle Mathis, aka "Pooh Bear," 19, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at New First Baptist Church in Kenansville Thursday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Tommie...

CARSON L. SHINGLETON

Died Sept. 11, 2012 STANTONSBURG -- Carson Lee Shingleton, 87, Stantonsburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mount Nelson Baptist Church in Eureka, with visiting to follow. Interment will be Friday at...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

LINDA S. CARTER

June 25, 1944-Sept. 10, 2012 Linda Faye Stafford Carter died Monday morning at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Wilbert Leon Stafford Sr. and Mildred Lawhorn Stafford. A service...

WILLIAM HENRY DURHAM

April 10, 1920-Sept. 7, 2012 CAMBRIA HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- William Henry Durham, the son of Dora and Oscar Durham, was born in Goldsboro (Wayne County) April 10, 1920. He went home to glory Sept. 7, 2012, at Franklin Hospital...

JOANNE MUSGRAVE EDMUNDSON

Dec. 31, 1934-Sept. 10, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Joanne Musgrave Edmundson, 77, went peacefully to be with her Lord Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Joanne was born in Wayne County Dec. 31, 1934, to the late Louis...

ZEKE JOHN FARFOUR

KENNETH W. HELMS

Kenneth Wayne Helms, 43, 205 Plantation Road, died Monday afternoon. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

DAISY BAKER HOBBS

Died Sept. 7, 2012 STANTONSBURG -- Daisy Baker Hobbs, 79, 200 Main St., died Friday. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson....

DONALD L. MEWBORN

Elder Donald Lee Mewborn, 47, died Friday night. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LILY ROUSE WEAVER

Lily Rouse Weaver, 94, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LISA WHITFIELD

Lisa Whitfield, 52, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

EVA WILKINS

Died Sept. 5, 2012 Eva Wilkins, 80, 104 S. Alabama Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. She is survived by a...

MARGARET J.D. YARBORO

Monday, September 10, 2012

GARY D. BUCKOM

Gary Devon Buckom, 50, 903-B Marvin St., died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LINDA S. CARTER

Linda Stafford Carter died this morning at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JOANNE EDMUMDSON

JoAnne Edmundson, 77, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ZEKE J. FARFOUR

Zeke John Farfour, 87, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

J.D. FIELDS

Oct. 3, 1938-Sept. 8, 2012 J.D. Fields, 73, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. J.D. was born in Wayne County Oct. 3, 1938, to the late John S. Fields and...

CHARLES HUGHES MASSEY

Oct. 10, 1916-Sept. 8, 2012 GRANTHAM -- Charles Hughes Massey, 95, beloved husband, father and grandfather, went to be with his heavenly father Saturday evening, Sept. 8, 2012. He passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family....

CELESTINE WOOTEN MELVIN

Died Sept. 4, 2012 Celestine Wooten Melvin, 61, 716 Franklin St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Visitation...

NINA RICHARDSON

Nina Richardson, 96, died Sunday at Somerset Court. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIAM EARL TOOMER

May 30, 1958-Sept. 5, 2012 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mr. William Earl Toomer, 54, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Chicken," 1107 N. George St., Goldsboro, departed...

JOYCE SMITH WEST

Feb. 14, 1918-Sept. 9, 2012 Mrs. Joyce Smith West, 94, passed away early Sunday morning at the Brian Center. Joyce was born in Wayne County Feb. 14, 1918, to the late Henry and Mattie Dawson Smith. She was married...

Sunday, September 9, 2012

LONNIE RAY BARNES JR.

July 30, 1968-Sept. 6, 2012 Lonnie Ray Barnes Jr., 44, of Princeton died Thursday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Casey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Curtis Jones officiating. He is survived by...

ELDER CHARLIE J. BELL

Dec. 21, 1927-Sept. 6, 2012 FAISON -- Elder Charlie J. Bell, 84, of 129 Charlie Bell Lane, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Home-going services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro-Raleigh Assembly, 211 W. Hooks...

EARL EZZELL

Dec. 31, 1931-Sept. 7, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Leon Earl Ezzell Sr., 80, of LaGrange, passed away Friday. A service of remembrance will be held today at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with Dr. Douglas Ward officiating. Interment will...

MARY ELNORA MCKINNEY

Died Aug. 7, 2012 Evangelist Mary Elnora McKinney, 84, of 5009 Anthony St., Wilson, died Friday. Services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ, 1601 Lane St. Extension. Interment will follow in Hamilton...

DARRELL W. PEARSON

March 5, 1935 - Sept. 8, 2012 Darrell W. Pearson, 77, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2012, in Goldsboro. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Park at 2 p.m. with full military honors....

ROBERT H. SMITH

Died Aug. 30, 2012 Robert H. "Mr. Rock" Smith, 77, of Warsaw died Thursday, Aug. 30, at home. The funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey, with the Rev. Tony Harrington officiating....

SHELTON WILLIAMS

Died Sept. 7, 2012 Ollie Shelton Williams, 73, of New Bern, died on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 this evening at Pollock-Best Funeral Home in New Bern and from 1 until...

Friday, September 7, 2012

CHARLIE BELL

FAISON -- The Rev. Charlie Bell, 84, 129 Charlie Bell Lane, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARK J. COLBY

Oct. 16, 1962-Sept. 5, 2012 Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Mark J. Colby, 49, died Wednesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Private services will be held at a later date. He was born in Bow, N.H., to...

PERCY J. FENNELL

Died Sept. 6, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Percy J. Fennell, 81, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Rose Hill Tuesday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. W.K. Raynor officiating. Burial will be at...

ROSA BURDEN KORNEGAY

May 5, 1910-Sept. 6, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Rosa Burden Kornegay, 102, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Aunt Rat,"...

NETTIE L. RUSSELL

Died Sept. 4, 2012 WARSAW -- Nettie Louise Russell, 68, 121 Faison Chapel Church Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at KEMBA Headquarters, with the Rev. Charles Corbitt officiating. Burial will be in...

VIVIAN SMITH

June 30, 1934-Sept. 1, 2012 Vivian Smith died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Funeral will be at noon Saturday at St. James AME Zion Church. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery. She was born June 30, 1934, in...

DONNA FAYE SMITH

Dec. 7, 1946-Sept. 6, 2012 Donna Faye Smith, 65, Vance Street, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ms. Smith was born in Wayne County Dec. 7, 1946, to the late Arthur and Margaret Moore Perry. She was preceded...

JOSHUA SUTTON SR.

Died Aug. 31, 2012 Joshua Sutton Sr., 108 Brock St., died Aug. 31 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. Burial will be at Hamilton Family Cemetery...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

GLENDA FAYE MCKINNEY-ELLIS

July 3, 1973-Sept. 2, 2012 Glenda Faye McKinney-Ellis was born July 3, 1973, to Mamie Thompson McKinney and the late Floyd McKinney Jr. in Wayne County. She departed this life Sunday. She is survived by her husband, two daughters,...

LINWOOD T. CARROLL

Died Sept. 1, 2012 Linwood T. Carroll, 51, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Burial will be in...

MARK J. COLBY

Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Mark J. Colby, 49, died Wednesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DEBORAH K. GREEN

Died Aug. 31, 2012 GREENVILLE -- Deborah Kay Green, 53, formerly of Beulaville, died Friday at home. Funeral will be at Macedonia United Holy Church in Beulaville Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Churchill Thomas Jr. officiating. Burial...

CALEIGH LOUISE COOPER and CAYDEN LANE

Died Aug. 27. 2012 Caleigh Louise Cooper, 18 months old, and her newborn brother, Cayden Lane, passed away suddenly Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. Today, they are resting in the arms of Jesus. True angels, having innocence and purity of...

DOROTHY F SULLIVAN

Aug. 16, 1919-Sept. 5, 2012 Dorothy Futrell Sullivan, 93, died Wednesday at the Brian Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday 7 p.m. at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church, 752 Stoney Creek Church Road. The Rev. Gary Bailey...

JOSHUA SUTTON SR.

Died Aug. 31, 2012 Joshua Sutton Sr., 108 Brock St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. Burial will be at Hamilton Family Cemetery in...

MILTON UZZELL

Sept. 29, 1939-Sept. 4, 2012 Milton Uzzell, 72, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. Milton was born Sept. 29, 1939, in Wayne County to the late Richard and Alice Mae Hines Uzzell. Milton served with the United States...

PERCY WELLS

Jan. 3, 1927-Sept. 4, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Mr. Percy Wells, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. A native of Greene County, he was born Jan. 3, 1927. Mr. Wells was a veteran of the United States Army having...

EVA WILKINS

Eva Wilkins, 80, 104 S. Alabama Ave., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

HAROLD L. BOWEN

Died Sept. 1, 2012 CHARLOTTE -- Harold Lloyd Bowen, 84, died Saturday at Peak Resources. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly. Burial will be in Pittman Family Cemetery. He was born in...

RITA J. FAISON CARLTON

Feb. 17, 1957-Aug. 31, 2012 FAISON -- Rita Javonn Faison Carlton, 115 Ernest Tann Lane, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Moses Chapel Disciple Church of Christ, with bishop...

JAMES REUBEN "J.R." HARRELL

Died Sept. 3, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Reuben "J.R." Harrell, 62, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. Funeral service will be Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Friendly Holiness Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Emmitt Jones officiating....

NETTIE L. HERRING

WARSAW -- Nettie Louise Herrring, 66, 121 Faison Chapel Church Road, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CELESTINE WOOTEN MELVIN

Celestine Wooten Melvin, 61, 716 Franklin St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

STEVE PETERSON

Died Aug. 23, 2012 Steve Peterson, 66, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, died Aug. 23 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral was today at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. A private...

LARRY T. REID

July 16, 1945-Aug. 31, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Larry Thomas Reid, 67, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday at Washington Hospital Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

DOROTHY FUTRELL SULLIVAN

Died Sept. 5, 2012 Dorothy Futrell Sullivan, 93, died today. Funeral service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church, 752 Stoney Creek Road, Goldsboro. Visitation will follow the service. Committal will be Friday...

WILLIAM E. TOOMER

William Earl Toomer, 54, 1107 N. George St., died today at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MILTON UZZELL

Milton Uzzell, 72, died Tuesday at Willow Creek Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

BETTY BROCK

Aug. 10, 1940-Sept. 3, 2012 STEDMAN -- Betty Dean Guy Brock, 72, Stedman, died Monday, Sept. 3, at Carrol S. Roberson Hospice Center in Fayetteville. Betty was a longtime resident of the Summerlin's Crossroads community in Mount Olive until...

ERMA WAGNER DUNN

May 10, 1947-Sept. 3, 2012 WARSAW -- Erma Wagner Dunn, 65, died Monday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Community Funeral Home chapel of Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. She was born in Duplin...

GLENDA ELLIS

Glenda Ellis, 39, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

LORRETTA FOSS LAYDEN

Jan. 23, 1938-Sept. 2, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Lorretta Foss Layden, 74, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. Lorretta was born Jan. 23, 1938, in Lenoir County to the late Lytle Ray Foss and Louie Del Thomas Foss. Lorretta...

LONNIE E. MANNING

Dr. Lonnie E. Manning, 67, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Monday, September 3, 2012

RITA CARLTON

FAISON -- Rita Carlton, 55, of 115 Ernest Tann Lane, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center, Kenansville. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

ERMA DUNN

WARSAW -- Erma Dunn died Sunday night at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

LORETTA F. LAYDEN

LaGRANGE -- Loretta Foss Layden died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

DEACON JOHN MILLER

Aug. 19, 1932-Sept. 1, 2012 WARSAW -- Deacon John Robert Miller, 80, of 305 Sam Miller Road, died Saturday at his home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Missionary Baptist Church, 243 N. Church St., Kenansville,...

ROBERT H. SMITH

Robert H. Smith, 77, of Warsaw died Thursday at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hawes Funeral Home, Warsaw....

AINSLEY BEATRIX WARD

Aug. 3, 2012-Aug.28, 2012 Ainsley was lovingly welcomed by her parents Michael and Ginnie Ward on Aug. 3, 2012. Although Ainsley Bea left her physical body much too soon, during her short time with us, her family, caregivers, and...

Sunday, September 2, 2012

STEPHEN ANTHONY IRISH

Died Aug. 30, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Stephen Anthony Irish, 63, passed away suddenly Thursday, August 30, 2012, at his home. Mr. Irish was born in Island Falls, Maine to the late Charles Irish and Virginia Dwyer Irish. A memorial...

WILLIAM ATWOOD BEST

Oct. 19, 1936-Aug. 30, 2012 The funeral for Retired Sgt. Maj. William Atwood Best will be Monday at 1 p.m. at St. James Disciples Church, located at 514 Memorial Church St., Fremont. The wake will be from 2 until...

LINWOOD CARROLL

Linwood T. Carroll, 51, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CALEIGH LOUISE COOPER & CAYDEN LANE

Caleigh Louise Cooper, 18 months old, and her newborn brother, Cayden Lane Cooper, passed away suddenly on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. The family will be at the home of Jimmy and Joyce Mooring, 517 Green Drive, Goldsboro. Arrangements are...

JOHN R. MILLER

John R. Miller, 80, of 305 Sam Miller Road, died Saturday morning at his residence Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LINDA TOOLE MOYE

Nov. 18, 1951-Aug. 31, 2012 Linda Sue Toole Moye, 60, of 5088 US 301 S., Four Oaks, died Friday at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow...

STEVE PETERSON

Died Aug. 30, 2012 Steve Peterson, 66, of 1208 E. Elm St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. He...

LARRY T. REID

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Larry T. Reid, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday morning at Washington Hospital Center. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

VIVIAN SMITH

Vivian Smith died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro....

PAULINE L. WIGGINS

June 20, 1918-Sept. 1, 2012 Pauline Langston Daniels Wiggins, 94, passed away Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Willoughby officiating. Burial will follow...

MARJORIE ANN WILLIAMS

Oct. 25, 1933-Sept. 1, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Marjorie Ann Blow Williams, 78, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held today, Sept. 2, 2012, at...