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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

SUE M. CARROLL

Feb. 24, 1930-Oct. 30, 2012 Betty Sue McMillan Carroll, 82, of the Rones Chapel community died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late George and Gus McMillan and the wife of Luther...

MOLLIE EXUM

Mollie Davis Exum, 100, died Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at Jerusalem FWB Church, Seven Springs, at 11 a.m. with pastor Anthony Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Jerusalem Church Cemetery....

BEN FRANKLIN JR.

PIKEVILLE -- Ben Franklin Jr., 75, of 121 Falcon Drive, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

NONA BUNCH HYMAN

Oct. 24, 2012 Nona Bunch Hyman, 82, of 2101 William St. passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at Brian Center of Goldsboro. Loving memories are forever cherished by her son, Willis E. Hyman Jr. of Amityville, N.Y.; her stepmother,...

AMELIA B. MILLARD

Jan. 17, 1938-Oct. 29, 2012 Amelia "Mimi" Banks Millard, 74, of the Rosewood Community passed away Monday at home. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the...

JHUE PRIDGEN

LAGRANGE -- Jhue Pridgen, 76 of 6972 N.C. 903 South died Tuesday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

CORNELL JONES SMITH

March 28, 1924-Oct. 29, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Cornell Jones Smith, 88, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Wake Medical Center surrounded by her family. Cornell was born in Wayne County on March 28, 1924 to the late...

DEBBIE WHITESIDE

Aug. 1, 1953-Oct. 26, 2012 Debbie Whiteside, 59, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Debbie was born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania on Aug. 1, 1953 to the late Troxel Dallas Groves and Nellie St....

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

MILDRED "MICKEY" BAKER

PRINCETON -- Mildred "Mickey" Baker, 74, died at Wake Medical Center on Oct. 25. Born Sept. 18, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Odom and Norma Virginia Faucette Odom. Funeral services were held Saturday at Casey...

BETTY SUE CARROLL

Feb. 24, 1930-Oct. 30, 2012 Betty Sue McMillen Carroll, 82, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

GARRIANA DEANS

Garriana Deans, 3, of 1203 Cindy Circle died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending and being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JULIUS ELLIOTT

RALEIGH -- Julius Elliott, 84, of Oak Park Road, died Monday at Rex Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ELEANOR SMITH HERRING

July 4, 1926-Oct. 29, 2012 Eleanor Smith Herring, 86, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Eleanor was born in Wayne County on July 4, 1926 to the late Otho Smith...

FLETA DIANE LEWIS

Fleta Diane Lewis, 50, of 105 Lincoln Street died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Mills Funeral Home, Inc., with Elder Aaron Jarman officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery...

AMELIA B. MILLARD

Jan. 17, 1938-Oct. 29, 2012 Amelia "Mimi" Banks Millard, 74, of the Rosewood Community passed away Monday at home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Pine Forest United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the...

WADE MITCHELL JR.

WARSAW -- Wade Mitchell Jr., 57, of 811 Pine St. died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Nixon Lewis Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Burgaw....

CORNELL SMITH

Cornell J. Smith, 88, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GERALDINE STEVENS

SMITHFIELD -- Geraldine Stevens, 100, died Sunday morning at Smithfield Manner. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. Stevens Church of Christ Disciples of Christ with Rev. Danny Atkinson officiating. Burial will follow in the...

HERBERT EDWARD WILLIAMS SR.

Dec. 15, 1938-Oct. 28, 2012 Herbert Edward Williams Sr. was born Dec. 15, 1938, to the late Bertha Neal and Herbert A. Williams. On Oct. 28, 2012, he died at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by...

Monday, October 29, 2012

MILDRED DENNING HOWELL

Oct. 6, 1927-Oct. 27, 2012 Mildred Denning Howell, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday morning at her home in Grantham. She was born in Wayne County on Oct. 6, 1927, to the late Leon and Mackie Westbrook Denning. Funeral services...

CECIL CARROLL KELLY

DUDLEY -- Cecil Carroll Kelly, 68, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at his residence. Cecil was born in Wayne County on Aug. 16, 1944, to the late Hubert Kelly and Mamie Witherington Kelly. He was a retired truck driver....

JUSTIN TRAVIS LANCASTER

July 11, 1987-Oct. 24, 2012 Justin "Travis" Lancaster, 25, was taken much too early from his family and friends on Wednesday night. He is in a much better place and is gone but not forgotten. Travis was a hard...

AMELIA B. MILLARD

Amelia "Mimi" Banks Millard, 74, of the Rosewood Community died this morning at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

ROOSEVELT SILVER

PRINCETON -- Roosevelt Silver, 84, of 110 Hudson Drive, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are being handled by McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist in Goldsboro....

DEBBIE WHITESIDE

Debbie Whiteside, 59, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HERBERT EDWARD WILLIAMS

Herbert Edward Williams, 73, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

AIMEE TERESA WILLIAMS

Aimee Teresa Williams, 52, of 702 S. Audubon Ave., died Saturday in Vidant Care Hospital, Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

Sunday, October 28, 2012

JEAN MCLEAN ANDERSON

May 9, 1925-Oct. 24, 2012 Jean McLean Anderson, 87, of Apex, died on Oct. 24, 2012. A visitation was held Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Apex Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at 1...

JAMES A. "JIMMY" BARWICK

Nov. 8, 1939 - Oct. 25, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Arthur "Jimmy" Barwick, 72, of the Summerlin's Crossroads community, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 25, in a motor vehicle accident. Services will be at Tyndall Funeral Home today,...

MILFORD COLEY JR.

Milford Coley Jr., 62, of 157 Vail Road, died Friday at home. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

DANIEL GEORGE DAY

Nov. 6, 1923-Oct. 24, 2012 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which...

RUBY RHODES DRIVER

July 14, 1929-Oct. 26, 2012 WILSON -- Ruby Rhodes Driver, 83, died Friday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Peace Church, with the Rev. Rusty Russell officiating. Interment will follow at Bailey Cemetery. Two children survive. Visitation will...

MOLLIE DAVIS EXUM

Mollie Davis Exum, 100, Fremont Rest Center, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ALVIN LEROY GREGORY

Feb. 26, 1941-Oct. 25, 2012 WARSAW -- Alvin Leroy Gregory, 71, of Warsaw died Thursday. Visitation will be 7 until 9 p.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at...

GRACE ALDRIDGE HILL

Died Oct. 25, 2012 KINSTON -- Grace Marie Aldridge Hill, 81, of Kinston, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. today, Oct. 28,...

MILDRED DENNING HOWELL

Mildred Denning Howell, 85, of Grantham, died Saturday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

CECIL CARROLL KELLY

Cecil Carol Kelly, 69, died Saturday morning at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FLETA LEWIS

KINSTON -- Fleta Lewis, 50, of 105 Lincoln St., died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Mills Funeral Home Inc....

BERNICE WARD MILLS

Died Oct. 19, 2012 Bernice Ward Mills died last Friday at home. Funeral was held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Delights United Holy Church, 976 LaGrange Road, LaGrange, with the Rev. Devin Pickett officiating. Interment followed at Old...

DORA M. PARKS

Feb. 26. 1917-Oct. 23, 2012 The Rev. Dora Mae Parks died Tuesday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be Monday at 12:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange, with burial at Wayne Memorial Park...

LESTER ROBINSON

Died Oct. 25, 2012 Lester Robinson, 67, of 400 Old Smithfield Road, died Thursday at the O'Berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rhodes Funeral Home Memorial Chapel of Slocumb Street. Internment will...

MARY WOOD SCOTT

April 24, 1921-Oct. 26, 2012 Mary Wood Scott, 87, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Dunn Health and Rehab. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Bob...

ARNOLD RAY SMITH

Oct. 19, 1927-Oct. 26, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Arnold Ray Smith, 85, of Seven Springs, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. A service of remembrance will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home,...

TERRY THOMPSON

Died Oct. 24, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Terry F. Thompson, 48, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital, Kenansville. Funeral will be noon Tuesday at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Larry Hooks officiating. Burial will follow at...

Friday, October 26, 2012

MILDRED BAKER

PRINCETON -- Mildred "Mickey" Baker, 74, 504 Fellowship Church Road, died Thursday evening at Wake Medical. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

JAMES A. "JIMMY" BARWICK

Nov. 8 1939-Oct. 25 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- James A. "Jimmy" Barwick, 72, Summerlin's Crossroads community, died Thursday in a motor vehicle accident. Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Tyndall Funeral Home, with visitation afterward. Burial will...

JAMES L. CARR

Died Oct. 24, 2012 TEACHEY -- James Lewis Carr, 84, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Teachey Sunday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Edward Barnhill officiating. Burial will be at Duplin Memorial...

AUBURN LEO COOKE SR.

Jan. 27, 1935-Oct. 23, 2012 Auburn Leo Cooke Sr., 77, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Auburn was born in Wayne County Jan. 27, 1935, to the late Frederick A. Cooke and Lou Wilda Holland...

T.J. DANIELS

Nov. 9, 1942-Oct. 23, 2012 Timothy Joseph "T.J." Daniels, 69, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. T.J. was born in Wayne County Nov. 9, 1942, to the late Tim and...

MICHAEL A. FINCHUM SR.

Nov. 8, 1949-Oct. 25, 2012 Michael Allen Finchum Sr., 62, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with military honors. He was born in Buchanan, Mich.,...

MARY L. HALL

June 26, 1947-Oct. 24, 2012 Mary Louise Hall, 65, 109 Beverly Drive, died Wednesday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Timothy Dortch officiating....

SALLIE HEAD HALL

Oct. 18, 1924-Oct. 25, 2012 FREMONT -- Sallie Head Hall, 88, Robert Peele Avenue, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. Interment...

WILBUR G. HAYNES JR.

Oct. 14, 1938-Oct. 24, 2012 KINSTON -- Wilbur Green Haynes Jr., 74, died Wednesday. A graveside service with Masonic rites will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Bonnie Clarke officiating....

LEAMON HOBBS

May 23, 1928-Oct. 23, 2012 Leamon Hobbs passed away Tuesday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 23, 1928, in Wayne County to George and Eliza Hobbs. He is survived by his wife and children....

JUSTIN K. "TRAVIS" LANCASTER

Justin Kevin "Travis" Lancaster, 25, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

SHIRLEY J. PRIDDY

Died Oct. 22, 2012 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Shirley J. Priddy, 74, Port St. Lucie, Fla., died Oct. 22, 2012. Born in Mason, W.Va., Shirley was a resident of Port St. Lucie since August, moving from Goldsboro. She...

NANCY WISE ROGERS

April 15, 1929-Oct. 20, 2012 WILMINGTON -- Nancy Wise Rogers, 83, died Oct. 20 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a prolonged illness. Funeral was Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Andrews Mortuary. Burial was at Greenlawn Memorial Park....

MARY WOOD SCOTT

Mary Wood Scott died today at Dunn Health and Rehab in Dunn. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT F. "BOB" WATSON

Died Oct. 21, 2012 NAPLES, Fla. -- Robert F. "Bob" Watson died in Naples, Fla., Oct. 21, 2012. For the last 16 years, Bob divided his time between Blowing Rock, N.C., and Naples, Fla. He enjoyed golf and belonged...

Thursday, October 25, 2012

DOROTHY MAE BATTLE

Dec. 23, 1928-Oct. 20, 2012 Dorothy Mae Battle, 3541 Thoroughfare Road, went home to be with her Lord Oct. 20, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 23, 1928, in Kenansville to Robert and Isabelle Dowd. She...

T.J. DANIELS

GRANTHAM -- Timothy J. "T.J." Daniels, 69, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LIONEL MARTIN DUDLEY

Jan. 19, 1945-Oct. 23, 2012 PRINCETON -- Lionel Martin Dudley, 67, 859 Oakland Church Road, Princeton, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Kitty Askins of Goldsboro. Lionel was born in Johnston County Jan. 19, 1945, and was the son of...

MICHAEL A. FINCHUM SR.

Michael Allen Finchum Sr., 62, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY HALL

Mary Hall, 65, 109 Beverly Drive, died Wednesday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHNNIE L. KORNEGAY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral for Johnnie Lou Kornegay, 99, 311 W. Kornegay St., will be Friday at 2 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ), with pastor Ernest Watson officiating. Burial will be in Carver Cemetery....

NANNIE D. LOFTIN

Died Oct. 22, 2012 KINSTON -- Ms. Nannie D. Loftin, 108 N. East St., died Monday morning, Oct. 22, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. She was the proprietor and operator of Loftin Funeral Home of Kinston for...

CEDRIC DIXON PIERCE JR.

Died Oct. 23, 2012 GREENVILLE -- The Rev. Dr. Cedric Dixon Pierce Jr., 73, went home to be with Jesus, his precious Lord and savior Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. The funeral service will be conducted Friday at 10:30 a.m....

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

AUBURN L. COOKE SR.

Auburn Leo Cooke Sr., 77, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LIONEL M. DUDLEY

PRINCETON -- Lionel M. Dudley, 67, Oakland Church Road, died Tuesday afternoon at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home in Princeton....

ELMER "PA" FRANKLIN EASON

April 25, 1933-Oct. 23, 2012 PRINCETON -- Elmer "Pa" Franklin Eason, 79, 114 S. Holt's Pond Road, Princeton, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 23, at Smithfield Manor. He was born in Johnston County April 25, 1933, and was the son...

LEAMON HOBBS

Leamon Hobbs, 84, 204 Neil St., died Tuesday morning at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

JOHNNIE L. KORNEGAY

Died Oct. 20, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnnie Lou Kornegay, 99, 311 W. Kornegay St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, with...

BEN LEWIS

Oct. 22, 1930-Oct. 20, 2012 Ben Lewis, 81, 500 E. Elm St., died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, with bishop Alton A....

JOYCE A. SUGGS

SNOW HILL -- Joyce Ann Suggs, 42, 3235 N.C. 58 South, died Tuesday. Arrangements are by Blake Phillips Funeral Services of Greenville....

LEVY WILLIAMS SR.

Died Oct. 21, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Levy Williams Sr., 89, 207 Wells Town Road, died Sunday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Rose Hill, with Dr. W.K....

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

IVEY L. ATCHISON

Oct. 13, 1930-Oct. 21, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Ivey Lovan Atchison, 82, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Ivey served six years with the United States Marine Corps. He lived in Galveston, Texas, for 45 years, and was the...

KATHRYN M. BRIDGERS

Jan. 29, 1949-Oct. 20, 2012 Kathryn Miller Bridgers, 63, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday surrounded by her family. She was born in Wilmington, and was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Louise Stowell Miller, and was married to...

JENNIFER M. BROGDEN

Jan. 12, 1938 Oct. 22, 2012 Jennifer McCullen Brogden, 74, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. She was born in Duplin County to the late Marion Faison...

ADOLPH FARRIOR

Died Oct. 21, 2102 Adolph "Skeet" Farrior died Sunday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Wednesday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ray Anthony officiating. Burial...

ELEX MOORE

Sept. 26, 1935-Oct. 21, 2012 Elex Moore, 77, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Bright Cemetery in Snow Hill. He was born...

ROBERT F. WATSON

Robert F. Watson died Sunday in Naples, Fla. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HENRY L. WEEKS

Died Oct. 22, 2012 CLINTON -- Henry Lloyd Weeks, 87, died Monday. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Clinton, with the Rev. W.H. Calcutt officiating. Burial will be in Weeks Family Cemetery...

ELVA C. WOODARD

Died Oct. 20, 2012 WILSON -- Elva Christine Woodard, 80, 2501 Downing St., died Saturday. Funeral will be tonight at 7:30 at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kenly Cemetery. Visitation will be from...

Monday, October 22, 2012

DOROTHY M. BATTLE

Dorothy Mae Battle, 83, 3541 Thoroughfare Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

NANNIE LOFTIN

KINSTON -- Ms. Nannie Loftin, owner and operator of Loftin Funeral Home of Kinston, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete and have been entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ELEX MOORE

Elex Moore, 77, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, died Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARY E. ROSE

March 13, 1946-Oct. 20, 2012 ALBERTSON -- Mary Elaine Rose, 66, 591 Coy Smith Road, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at United American Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Kinston. Burial...

LEVY WILLIAMS

ROSE HILL -- Levy Williams, 89, 207 Wells Town Road, died Sunday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EVA C. WOODARD

WILSON -- Eva Christine Woodard, 80, 2501 Downing St., died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home....

Sunday, October 21, 2012

HELEN "MARIE" MERCER BASS

Died Oct. 19, 2012 Helen "Marie" Mercer Bass passed away in the comfort of her home on Friday morning, Oct. 19, 2012 at the age of 82. A service to celebrate her life will be held today, Oct. 21,...

KATHRYN M. BRIDGERS

Kathryn Miller Bridgers, 63, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MAMIE LOU SMALL GIBBS

Died Oct. 17, 2012 Mamie Lou Small Gibbs, 61, of 315 Little Dove Road, Pikeville, died Wednesday at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Faith Tabernacle of Praise with Bishop Donald Crooms as...

ELOISE GRAHAM

Died Oct. 15, 2012 NEW YORK -- Eloise Graham, formerly of Duplin County, died Monday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Beatty officiating. Burial will follow at...

JOHNNIE LOU KORNEGAY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnnie Lou Kornegay, 99, of 311 W. Kornegay St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BEN LEWIS

Ben Lewis, 81, of 500 E. Elm St., died Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BERNICE MILLS

Bernice Mills, 66, of Towson, Md., died Friday at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Inc....

HELEN O'CONNELL

Died Oct. 14, 2012 Helen Marie O'Connell, 98, passed away at home on Sunday evening, Oct. 14, 2012. A graveside service was held Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at 4 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Father Patrick Keane...

JARVIS G. PELT

March 20, 1940-Oct. 19, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Jarvis Garfield Pelt, 72, passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, as he and his wife celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Graveside services will be held Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at...

MARY ROSE

Mary Rose, 66, of 591 Coy Smith Road, Albertson, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

CATHERINE WILLIAMS SMITH

July 27, 1925-Oct. 20, 2012 WARSAW -- Catherine Williams Smith, 87, of Warsaw died Saturday, at Warsaw Health and Rehab. Mrs. Smith was born in Duplin County to the late Mary and Clyde Williams. Arrangements by Community Funeral Home...

JOSE TORRES

Nov. 10, 1982-Oct. 19, 2012 Jose R. Torres, 29, of 113 Lynn Place, Albertson, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Maria, Reina Las Americas Catholic Church in Mount...

CLEO TRIGONES

July 2, 1929-Oct. 18, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Cleo Trigones, 83, of Barbour Court Nursing Home passed away Oct. 18, 2012. Graveside services will be held today, Oct. 21, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Wayne Memorial Park...

WALTER "BIG BOY" WHITFIELD

Died Oct. 17, 2012 Walter "Big Boy" Whitfield, 62, formerly of LaGange, died Wednesday, at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. The funeral will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Free Will Baptist Church with Pastor James I. Lewis...

Friday, October 19, 2012

GRADY BARWICK

April 19, 1928-Oct. 17, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Grady Barwick, 84, 227 Adams Road, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 17, 2012. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the...

HELEN "MARIE" MERCER BASS

EUREKA -- Helen "Marie" Mercer Bass, 82, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

BETTY MARIAH GRADY BUTTS

Sept. 9, 1922-Oct. 17, 2012 Betty Grady Butts was born in September of 1922, and she passed in October of 2012 at the age of 90. Her life was that of a farm wife and seamstress. Betty wed Maurice...

JERRY CRAWFORD

June 27, 1958-Oct. 17, 2012 Jerry Crawford, 54, 1713 S. Slocumb St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home, with apostle Ronnie L. Harris officiating. He was born in...

RALPH HAROLD IVIE

May 18, 1931-Oct. 16, 2012 Retired Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Harold Ivie, Goldsboro, was born in East Prairie, Mo., May 18, 1931. Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Oct. 16, 2012, peacefully in his home surrounded by his...

CECIL J. HEAD

July 17, 1934-Oct. 18, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Cecil Jackson Head, 78, Pinkney Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be today at 5 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery. He was born in Wayne County July 17,...

ROBERT E. KORNEGAY

April 20, 1937-Oct. 17, 2012 DUDLEY -- Robert Eugene Kornegay, 75, Dudley, died Wednesday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Duplin County, he was the son of the late Morris and Sara Elizabeth Kornegay, and husband of the...

WILLIAM T. PERSON

April 17, 1931-Oct. 18, 2012 DUDLEY -- William Terry "Bill" Person, 81, passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Bill was born in Wayne County April 17, 1931, to the late Ike Person and Lula...

MICHAEL L. SIMMONS

Died Oct. 15, 2012 GREENSBORO -- Mr. Michael LaVenskey Simmons, 47, formerly of Goldsboro, peacefully transitioned to his heavenly home Monday at his residence in Greensboro. He was the son of James "Little Bud" Simmons and the late Miriam...

Thursday, October 18, 2012

ANSTIN CIERRA ALSTON

July 11, 1987-Oct. 11, 2012 GREENSBORO -- Anstin Cierra Alston was born July 11, 1987, in Wayne County to Sandra Alston and Connie Thigpen. She departed this life Oct. 11, 2012, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. She attended...

ELDRIDGE BARNES

WILSON -- Eldridge Barnes, 79, 1003 Biggs St., died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home in Wilson....

GRADY BARWICK

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Grady Barwick, 84, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

STACY J. BOYKIN

Died Oct. 12, 2012 CLINTON -- Stacy J. Boykin, 79, 628 Kenneth Carter Road, died Friday at home. Funeral will be held Friday in Big Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Clinton, officiated by the Rev. Roosevelt Johnson and...

BETTY G. BUTTS

Betty Grady Butts, 90, died Wednesday afternoon at Universal Healthcare in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JERRY CRAWFORD

Jerry Crawford, 54, 1713 S. Slocumb St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

EMANUEL R. DAYE JR.

Died Oct. 17, 2012 Emanuel R. "Big Time" Daye Jr., 68, 809 Westview Court, died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Kenneth Tate officating,...

RALPH HAROLD IVIE

May 18, 1931-Oct. 16, 2012 Retired Senior Master Sgt. Ralph Harold Ivie, Goldsboro, was born in East Prairie, Mo. May, 18, 1931. Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Oct. 16, 2012, peacefully in his home surrounded by his...

WILBERT OSCAR HOLLOWELL

July 12, 1937-Oct. 16, 2012 PINKNEY -- Wilbert Oscar Hollowell, 75, Pinkney, went to be with his Lord and savior Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Homegoing services will be held Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Kenly Apostolic...

ROBERT KORNEGAY

Robert Kornegay, 75, died Wednesday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

MAE H. SPICER

June 25, 1930-Oct. 17, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Mae Hager Spicer, 82, died at home Oct. 17, 2012, after fighting pancreatic cancer for more than a year. A prominent resident of Kenansville for more than five decades, she was born...

CLEO TRIGONES

SMITHFIELD -- Cleo Trigones, 83, died today at Barbour Court Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

WALTER E. WHITFIELD

Walter E. "Big Boy" Whitfield, 62, Kinston Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, formerly of LaGrange, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

ROBERT WILLIAM ADAIR SR.

Jan. 20, 1920-Oct. 9, 2012 Robert William Adair Sr., 92, born Jan. 20, 1920, in Amherst, Mass., to William and Ada (Cupitt) Adair, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in his sleep at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro....

WILLIAM ALLEN INGRAM

Aug. 1, 1950-Oct. 15, 2012 William Allen "Bill" Ingram, 62, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Bill was born in Wayne County Aug. 1, 1950, to the late Chester Allen "Babe" Ingram and...

JIMMY ALLEN SR.

Died Oct. 14, 2012 DUDLEY -- Jimmy Allen Sr., 63, Stanley Chapel Church Road, died Sunday evening at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Saint Delight Holy Church in Mount Olive. Burial will be at...

DIANA LOFTIN AYCOCK

July 29, 1964-Oct. 11, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Diana Loftin Aycock, 48, 311 S.E. Center St., died Thursday at Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Ind. She was born in Wayne County July 29, 1964, to the late Kenneth Lofton...

WILLIAM A. CRAIG JR.

Died Oct. 13, 2012 RICHMOND, Va. -- William A. Craig Jr., 53, Richmond, Va., died peacefully in his sleep Oct. 13, 2012. A memorial service was held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. at Sardis Presbyterian Church Chapel in...

WILBERT O. HOLLOWELL

FREMONT -- Wilbert Oscar Hollowell, 75, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

RALPH IVIE

Ralph Ivie, 81, South Oak Forest Road, died Tuesday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

WANDA R. MCMILLAN

July 16, 1952-Oct. 14, 2012 Wanda Leigh Ragan McMillan, 60, died Sunday at home. A memorial service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church. She was born in Cumberland County to the late...

FAYE H. PATE

Oct. 23, 1950-Oct. 16, 2012 DEEP RUN -- Faye Howell Pate, 61, Deep Run, received her heavenly reward Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Faye was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Wayne County to Nellie Howell Jackson and the late Rev....

KENNETH E. STEVENS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth E. Stevens, 110 E. Williamson St., died Friday at the Veterans Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ELGA MOZINGO STUCKEY

Died Oct. 16, 2012 FREMONT -- Elga Mozingo Stuckey, widow of Joseph G. Stuckey, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at her home. She is survived by her children, Kathy Emory and husband, Eddie Wayne, of Creedmoor, Jacque Grady...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

JAMES J. BOWDEN III

May 24, 1936-Oct. 12, 2012 ROSE HILL -- James "Jimmy" Jarman Bowden III, 76, died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Visitation will be 4 p.m. Wednesday with a 5 p.m. memorial service to follow at...

ELOISE GRAHAM

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Eloise Graham, 92, formerly of Duplin County, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BILL INGRAM

William "Bill" Ingram, 62, died Monday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILBERT F. "BILL" JONES

Nov. 17, 1940-Oct. 14, 2012 DUDLEY -- Wilbert Filmore "Bill" Jones, 71, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, on the lawn of his residence at...

LILLIE P. KORNEGAY

May 9, 1960-Oct. 10, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lillie Pearl Kornegay, 417 E. Franklin St., Lot 8, died Wednesday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. A graveside funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Carver Cemetery, with...

LOIS C. MAY

Sept. 28, 1942-Oct. 15, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Mrs. Lois Jean "Charly" Chaille May, 70, died Monday morning, Oct. 15, 2012, at her home. Mrs. May was a native of Covington, Ky., born Sept. 28, 1942, the daughter of Merlin...

ALBERTA HINNANT MURRAY

Died Oct. 13, 2012 KENLY -- Alberta Hinnant Murray, 75, 1210 Hickory Crossroads Road, died Saturday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Mount Zion Free Will...

ROBERT OUTLAW

Aug. 24, 1929-Oct. 14, 2012 RALEIGH -- Robert Outlaw, 83, Raleigh, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday Oct. 14, 2012, at William M. Dunlap Center for Caring. He was born Aug. 24, 1929, to the late Lewis James Outlaw...

DAVID W. PRICE

April 17, 1948-Oct. 14, 2012 David William Price, 64, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. David was born in Mill Springs April 17, 1948, to the late Woodrow Wilson Price and Janet Clements Price....

MICHAEL L. SIMMONS

Died Oct. 15, 2012 GREENSBORO -- Michael L. Simmons, 47, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday morning at home. He was the son of James F. Simmons and the late Miriam Thompson Simmons. He was married to Robin Simmons. He...

ALICE LUCILLE ANDERSON SUGGS

June 30, 1935-Oct. 15, 2012 Alice Lucille Anderson Suggs, 77, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at the Brian Center in Lincolnton. Alice was born in Wayne County June 20, 1935, to the late Herman and Relma Hinnant Anderson....

LOUISE E. TURNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Services for Louise Ezzell Turner, 87, are today at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour before the service. (Pd)...

Monday, October 15, 2012

JIMMY ALLEN SR.

Jimmy Allen Sr., 63, Stanley Chapel Church Road, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ANSTIN C. ALSTON

Anstin Cierra Alston, 25, died Thursday at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

KATHERINE ELIZABETH LANCASTER BRASWELL

Died Oct. 13, 2012 KINSTON -- Dr. Katherine Elizabeth Lancaster Braswell, 72, 2739 Picadilly Road, Kinston, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Saturday Oct. 13, 2012, at Harmony Hall Nursing Home in Kinston. Dr. Braswell was professor of literature and...

WILBERT F. JONES

DUDLEY -- Wilbert F. "Bill" Jones, 71, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

FONTOYA MCMILLION

Sept. 26, 1984-Oct. 9, 2012 FAYETTEVILLE -- Fontoya McMillion, 28, 1922 Forest Drive, died Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center from injuries sustained in an accident. A memorial service will be today at 1 p.m. at Colvin Funeral...

DAVID W. PRICE

David William Price, 64, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ALICE SUGGS

Alice Suggs, 77, died today at the Brian Center in Lincolnton. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LOUISE E. TURNER

Nov. 18, 1924-Oct. 14, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Louise Ezzell Turner, 87, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. She had been a longtime resident of East James Street in Mount Olive, and...

Sunday, October 14, 2012

FLOYD R. BELL SR.

May 11, 1942-Oct. 12, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Floyd Ray Bell Sr., 70, of the Falling Creek community died Friday. Services will be held privately. Floyd was born to the late Roland Franklin Bell Sr. and Mamie Hatcher Bell. Floyd...

SETH W. BEST JR.

Jan. 16, 1968-Oct. 12, 2012 Seth Walter Best Jr., 44, of the Grantham Community, died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to celebrate Seth's life will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Falling Creek Baptist Church,...

JAMES "JIMMY" BOWDEN III

ROSE HILL -- James "Jimmy" Jarman Bowden III, 76,died Oct. 12, 2012, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Community Funeral Home in Rose Hill....

PAULA ANNETTE COLLINS DIXON

Jan. 4, 1965-Oct. 11, 2012 Paula Annette Collins Dixon, 47, of Old Smithfield Road, Princeton, died Thursday. Funeral service will be conducted Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jimmy Earp officiating. Committal...

HELEN BUTLER FRANKLIN

Died Oct. 12, 2012 Helen Butler Franklin, 87, passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at SECU Hospice House of Johnston Health in Smithfield. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. today, Oct. 14, 2012, at Evergreen Memorial...

EMMITT E. JONES

Died Sept. 27, 2012 Emmitt E. Jones, 72, died Sept. 27, 2012. He was the son of the late Emmitt and Ada Jones of the Rosewood community. He is survived by a daughter, Robin, with whom he lived; a...

Friday, October 12, 2012

DIANA LOFTIN AYCOCK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Diana Loftin Aycock, 48, 311 S.E. Center St., died Thursday at Reid Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Ind. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

BLANEY COATES JR.

Feb. 23, 1935-Oct. 11, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Blaney Coates Jr., 77, passed away late Thursday afternoon, Oct. 11, at his home in the Thunder Swamp community. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 14, at 5 p.m. at...

LOSSIE MAE EDWARDS

Feb. 2, 1934-Oct. 10, 2012 DUDLEY -- Lossie Mae Edwards, 78, died Wednesday at her residence in Dudley. She was born Feb. 2, 1934, in Wilson County to the late Joe and Carrie Edwards. She received her education, and...

EDGAR GLASPIE JR.

Died Oct. 10, 2012 WARSAW -- Edgar Glaspie Jr., 78, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Sunday at 2 p.m., with apostle Preston Grimes officiating....

ELEANOR B. GOFF

Oct. 22, 1928-Oct. 12, 2012 Eleanor Beamon Goff, 83, passed away this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Eleanor was born in Wayne County Oct. 22, 1928, to the late James "J.R." Beamon and Eva Pate Beamon. She was married...

FLOYD RAY GRAHAM

July 16, 194 -Oct. 11, 2012 Floyd Ray Graham, 65, passed away Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County to the late Thurman and Lucy Jernigan Graham, and was the husband of Cynthia...

BARBARA M. JONES

Sept. 16, 1941-Oct. 11, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Barbara Murray Jones, 71, passed away early Thursday morning, Oct. 11, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Caswell County, she had been a longtime resident of Kinston, where she was employed...

MARY LOGAN

Mary Logan, 88, died Thursday evening at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES V. VINES

Died Oct. 9, 2012 ROSE HILL -- James J. Vines, 61, died Tuesday. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial will be at...

Thursday, October 11, 2012

ROGERS MARCELLOUS BLOUNT

July 29, 1956-Oct. 5, 2012 Rogers Marcellous Blount was born in Wayne County July 29, 1956, to the late William Henry and Bertha Swinson Blount. He departed this earthly realm Oct. 5, 2012, to be in the arms of...

STELLA M. BOSWELL

Died Oct. 9, 2012 KENLY -- Stella Mae Boswell, 97, 6855 N.C. 581 North, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evans-Boswell Family Cemetery. Visitation will...

THOMAS ALLEN BRUTON

June 18, 1970-Oct. 10, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Thomas Allen Bruton, 42, 751 Indian Springs Road, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Wayne Hospital. He had been employed with Sonoco Products, and was a native of Brunswick County. Thomas...

VALERIE D. DAVIS

Dec. 4, 1963-Oct. 8, 2012 CARY -- Valerie Denise Davis, 48 Cary, formerly of Goldsboro, died peacefully at Hospice of Wake County Oct. 8, 2012. Valerie was full of life, humor and endless love. Her journey with breast cancer...

LOSSIE M. EDWARDS

Lossie Mae Edwards, 78, 301 Lorease Drive, died Wednesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E. M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ROLFLYN "LYNN" MCCOY EDWARDS

Died Oct. 9, 2012 Mr. Rolflyn "Lynn" McCoy Edwards, 67, 409 Marcia Drive, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel in Clinton, with...

CHARLES EDWARD GARTEN

Nov. 14, 1948-Oct. 1, 2012 DUDLEY -- Charles Edward Garten, 63, Dudley passed away at his residence Monday morning surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Herman and Edith Arthur Garten, and was the husband...

MYRTLE M. HOLLAND

July 3, 1936-Oct. 10, 2012 DUDLEY -- Myrtle Mae Holland, 76, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley. She was born in Wayne...

BARBARA JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Barbara Jones, 71, formerly of Kinston, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

FONTOYA MCMILLIAN

FAYETTEVILLE -- Fontoya McMillian, 28, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

OBBIE WALLACE

Died Oct. 4, 1012 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Obbie Wallace, 53, formerly of Mount Olive, died Oct. 4 after a long battle with cancer. Memorial service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Calvary Chapel in Albuquerque. He was the...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

JIMMIE ISAAC CAISON

Nov. 9, 1951-Oct. 8, 2012 Jimmie Issac Caison, 60, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Carrie Turner and Joseph Albert Caison. He was preceded in death by his son, Gregg Richards. A...

VALERIE D. DAVIS

RALEIGH -- Valerie Denise Davis, 48, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Cremation Society of the Carolinas....

EMANUEL DAYE JR.

Emanuel "Big Time" Daye Jr., 68, 809 Westview Court, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHN A. STAPLETON JR.

Died Oct. 9, 2012 MAGNOLIA -- John Alvin Stapleton Jr., 75, died Tuesday at Quinn Hospice Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Dobson Chapel Church. Burial will be at Golden Grove Cemetery. He was born in Lamar,...

MARY ELIZABETH WOLFE

Aug. 20, 1926-Oct. 9, 2012 CALYPSO -- Mary Elizabeth Albritton Wolfe, 86, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Mount Olive Care Center. This lifelong Calypso area resident was the daughter of the late John T. and Dorothy Hiatt Albritton....

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

ROBERT WILLIAM ADAIR

Robert William "Bob" Adair, 92, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ALBERT L. PARKS

Died Oct. 5, 2012 PRINCETON -- Albert Lee Parks, 73, 408 Third St., died Friday. Funeral will be Thursday at St. Stephen Disciples of Christ Church in Princeton at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. He was...

ERNESTEEN JONES SUMMERLIN

Died Oct. 5, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Mrs. Ernesteen Jones Summerlin, 76, Kenansville, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after an accident and months of illness. Ernesteen was preceded in death by her beloved...

EMMETT CAMPBELL WADFORD

Aug. 12, 1937-Oct. 6, 2012 Emmett lost his battle of life after many years of declining health from pulmonary disease. He was born Aug. 12, 1937, beloved son of Hines Olen Campbell Wadford and L. Henrietta Wadford. Emmett was...

MARGARET ADGER FULTON WALKER

Jan. 18, 1924-Oct. 4, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Margaret Adger Fulton Walker, 88, died at her home at 208 Crest Drive Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. She was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Spartanburg, S.C., where her parents, C. Darby...

Monday, October 8, 2012

CURTIS BATZDORFER

Died Oct. 6, 2012 MACCLESFIELD -- Curtis Batzdorfer, 76, died Saturday. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Eagles Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Holden officiating. Burial will follow in Macclesfield Cemetery. Curtis retired from Goldsboro...

LOLA P. BYRD

Nov. 3, 1920-Oct. 7, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lola Potts Byrd, 91, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7. Mrs. Byrd was a retired insurance agent with Charlotte Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. She was a longtime member of Emmaus Baptist Church,...

WILLIAM KEITH GINN

March 27, 1961-Oct. 5, 2012 BETHEL, Ohio -- William Keith Ginn, 51, a native of Snow Hill, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at his home in Bethel, Ohio, surrounded by his family. Keith was born March 27, 1961, the...

R.L. GURLEY

Jan. 30, 1932-Oct. 6, 2012 Robert Lloyd "R.L." Gurley, 80, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. R.L. was born in Wayne County Jan. 30, 1932, to the late Kirby Cicero...

JAMES B. HERRING

Died Oct. 7, 2012 WARSAW -- James Blount "J.B." Herring, 86, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Warsaw Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery. He was born in Duplin County...

Sunday, October 7, 2012

HOPINEAL BEST

Hopineal H. Best, 87, of Clayton, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Carlton L. Gray Funeral and Cremation Service, Raleigh....

ROGERS BLOUNT

Rogers Blount of Goldsboro died Friday Evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

JUANITA BOYKIN

Oct. 6, 1940-Oct. 4, 2012 Juanita Bass Boykin, 71, of Talbert Drive died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will be held today at 3 p.m. at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Matthew...

WILLIAM A. "BILL" ETHRIDGE

March 6, 1939-Oct. 4, 2012 NEWTON -- William A. "Bill" Ethridge, 73, of Newton, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at...

RANDOLPH EVERETT

Died Oct. 5, 2012 GREENSBORO -- Randolph Fletcher Everett, 66, of Camden Trace Health and Rehab, died Friday at Wesley Long Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at St. Stephen's United Holy Church, Mount Olive....

BRIAN GLISSON

April 28, 1961-Oct. 3, 2012 William Brian Glisson, 51, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at his home. No formal services will be held. Brian was born in Volusia County, Fla., on April 28, 1961, to the late Edward and...

R.L. GURLEY

R.L. Gurley, 80, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

W. SHERWOOD JERNIGAN

Jan. 1, 1938-Oct. 5, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- William Sherwood Jernigan, 74, of the Rones Chapel community, passed away early Friday morning, Oct. 5, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held today, Oct. 7,...

EDWARD KENNEDY

May 28, 1928-Oct. 4, 2012 Edward Kennedy, 84, of 321 Sandhill Drive died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at noon at the Augusta Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Willowdale...

GARY LEE LITAKER

July 21, 1958-Oct. 3, 2012 Gary Lee Litaker, 54, of Goodnight Road, Salisbury, passed on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at the W.G. (Bill) Heffner V.A. Medical Center, Salisbury. Services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the...

LEE PARROTT

Lee Parrott, 85, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

EDNA M. THOMPSON

Died Oct. 4, 2012 Edna Odell McKinley Thompson, 82, 1711 Maple St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Chapel of Christ, Disciples of Christ, 700 W. Ash St.,...

Friday, October 5, 2012

BETTIE "DOLL" MARIE CAPPS HESTER

May 22, 1932-Oct. 3, 2012 PRINCETON -- Bettie "Doll" Capps Hester, 80, 154 Haven Lane, Princeton, died Wednesday evening at Johnston Medical Center. She was born May 22, 1932, and was the daughter of the late William Haywood and...

W. SHERWOOD JERNIGAN

MOUNT OLIVE -- W. Sherwood Jernigan, 74, 344 Rones Chapel Road, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

REID E. MORLOCK

Died Oct. 1, 2012 Reid E. Morlock, 58, died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Goldsboro Worship Center, with pastor Danny Johnson officiating. He was married to Angela S. Morlock. He is survived by three sons...

ALBERT L. PARKS

PRINCETON -- Albert Lee Parks, 73, died this morning at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MARIA A. STAINBACK

April 28, 1938-Oct. 3, 2012 Maria Alisia Stainback, 74, East New Hope Road, died Wednesday evening at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at New Hope Church of God. She was born April 28, 1938, in New...

LELA T. STEVENS

July 27, 1915-Oct. 3, 2012 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Lela Mae Taylor Stevens, 97, passed on to eternal life Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at her home following a period of declining health. Lela Mae was born July 27, 1915,...

EDNA THOMPSON

Edna McKinley Thompson, 82, died Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Thursday, October 4, 2012

BETTIE CAPPS HESTER

PRINCETON -- Bettie "Doll" Capps Hester, 80, 160 Haven Lane, died Wednesday evening at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

EDWARD KENNEDY

Edward Kennedy, 84, 321 Sandhill Drive, died today. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ROOSEVELT LOFTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Roosevelt Lofton, 85 died Wednesday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ALLEN VANN MORRISEY

Died Sept. 27, 2012 WARSAW -- Allen Vann Morrisey, an educator and horseman, 176 Sam Miller Road, Warsaw, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, with a dear friend, Angela Taylor, and sister, Marzella Morrisey, by his side at the...

WILLIAM PAUL PITT

March 5, 1933-Oct. 1, 2012 William Paul Pitt, 79, 1107 S. Andrews Ave., died Monday. There will be two viewings Friday, Oct. 5, from noon to 3 p.m. at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home, 1701 Wayne Memorial Drive, and from...

MILO D. POTTER

Nov. 16, 1923-Oct. 2, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Milo Daniel Potter, 88, Seven Springs, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012. Milo was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Wayne County to the late Daniel and Sarah Elizabeth Nunn Potter. Milo...

JAIRUS MIKAEL SAUNDERS

June 3, 1994-Sept. 30, 2012 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mr. Jairus Mikael Saunders, 18, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Jai-Jai," 1405 Day Circle, Goldsboro, departed his...

MARIA A. STAINBACK

Maria Alisia Stainback, 74, East New Hope Road, died Wednesday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LELA T. STEVENS

SNOW HILL -- Lela Mae Taylor Stevens, 97, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service....

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

RON BAILLY

Aug. 4, 1942-Sept. 28, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Ronald Arthur "Ron" Bailly, 70, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Sandhill State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. He was born Aug. 4, 1942, in Webster,...

JACOB EDWARD BECKWORTH JR.

Nov. 19, 1945-Oct. 1, 2012 PRINCETON -- Jacob Edward Beckworth Jr., 66, passed away suddenly Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at his home. Jacob was born in Wayne County Nov. 19, 1945, to Charlotte Odom Beckworth of Goldsboro and the...

HENRY SEYMOUR "RED" CLAY

July 6, 1925-Sept. 27, 2012 "For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 2...

MARGARET M. FLANIGAN

June 21, 1916-Oct. 1, 2012 Margaret Stephenson McArthur Flanigan, 96, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Margaret was born in Johnston County June 21, 1916, to the late Joe Stephenson...

CHARLES E. GARTEN

Nov. 14, 1948-Oct. 1, 2012 DUDLEY -- Charles Edward Garten, 63, died at home Monday surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be Oct. 13 at First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Mount Olive at 11 a.m., with pastor...

JAZELL W. HENDERSON JR.

March 31, 1951-Sept. 29, 2012 Jazell W. "Bubba" Henderson Jr. died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at E.M. Matthews Life Celebration Chapel. He was born March 31, 1951, to the late Nancy Henderson...

HAZEL GRAY OLIVER

Died Sept. 29, 2012 HAVELOCK -- Hazel Gray Oliver, 81, Adams Creek community, died Saturday. Funeral will be noon Thursday at Grants Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Maysville, with pastor Terry Golden and the Rev. Henry Hardesty officiating. Burial...

EDWARD PAUL PARNELL

Died Sept. 29, 2012 Edward Paul Parnell, 86, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Sept. 29, 2012, at the home of his daughter in Pikeville. Funeral services for Edward Paul Parnell will be held today at 2 p.m. in the...

HENRY L. SKIDMORE

April 26, 1940-Oct. 1, 2012 Henry Lee Skidmore, 72, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. He was born in West Virginia April 26, 1940, to the late Frank and Ida Perkins Skidmore. He...

DELLA V. WILLIAMSON ULRICH

Died Oct. 1, 2012 LAKE WACCAMAW -- Della Victoria Williamson Ulrich, 90, died Monday at Premier Living and Rehab Center. A graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Lake Waccamaw Hillcrest Cemetery, with the Rev. Aaron Burk...

ELSIE MAE WHITMAN

Sept. 7, 1928-Oct. 2, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Elsie Mae King McArthur Whitman, 84, passed away at Kitty Askins Hospice Center Tuesday, Oct. 2. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home,...

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

ELWOOD "GRAMPS" BASDEN

Died Sept. 30, 2012 KINSTON -- Elwood "Gramps" Basden, 90, 373 N.C. 11 South, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, officiated by Ronnie Basden. Burial will...

JACOB E. BECKWORTH JR.

PRINCETON -- Jacob Edward Beckworth Jr., 66, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GEORGE C. BEDFORD

March 4, 1929-Sept. 30, 2012 George Cooper Bedford, 83, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at his home. George was born in Wayne County March 4, 1929, to the late Joe and Bessie Waters Bedford. He was married to...

JUDY T. COKER

Aug. 20, 1950-Sept. 30, 2012 Judy Thornton Coker, 62, died Sunday at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Preston Thornton and Bessie Jordan Thornton. She was a...

MARGARET M. FLANIGAN

Margaret M. Flanigan, 96, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES E. GARTEN

Nov. 14, 1948-Oct. 1, 2012 DUDLEY -- Charles Edward Garten, 63, died at home Monday morning surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be Saturday at First Pentecostal Holiness Church at 11 a.m., with pastor Doug Bartlett and...

LOIS AYCOCK GRADY

Dec. 5, 1945-Oct. 1, 2012 Lois Aycock Grady, 66, passed Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Lois was born in Wayne County Dec. 5, 1945, to the late Alston Aycock and Thelma...

REID E. MORLOCK

Reid E. Morlock, 58, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

KENNETH MICHAEL "MIKE" PENNINGTON

Died Sept. 29, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Kenneth Michael "Mike" Pennington, 52, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Funeral service will be Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at 6 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Chris...

WILLIAM P. PITT

William Paul Pitt, 78, 1107 S. Andrews Ave., died Monday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAIRUS M. SAUNDERS

Jairus Mikael Saunders, 18, 1405 Day Circle, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

HENRY L. SKIDMORE

Henry Lee Skidmore, 72, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JASPER TUCKER JR.

Died Sept. 29, 2012 Jasper Tucker Jr., 67, 104 Barkridge Place, died Saturday. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Rocky Branch United Church of Christ in Kenly, with the Rev. Gary Leath officiating. Interment will be in...

EDWARD L. WALSTON

May 25, 1948-Oct. 1, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Edward Lee Walston, 64, N.C. 581 North, died Monday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Nahunta Cemetery. The family will receive friends...

LOIS DAPHNEY WILLIAMS

Oct. 11, 1923-Sept. 30, 2012 Lois Daphney Williams, 88, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. She is...

ROY S. WRIGHT

Jan. 8, 1915-Sept. 30, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Roy S. Wright, 97, Canton, formerly of Asheville, died Sunday afternoon with his family by his side. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Unity Baptist Church, 489 N.C....

Monday, October 1, 2012

GEORGE C. BEDFORD

George Cooper Bedford, 83, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JUDY THORNTON COKER

GRANTHAM -- Judy Thornton Coker, 62, died Sunday afternoon at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ALVA S. FAULK JR.

Nov. 8, 1931-Sept. 29, 2012 Alva Smith Faulk Jr., 80, died early Saturday morning in the Waylin Life Care Center. Born in Robeson County, he was the son of the late Alva S. and Emma Hall Faulk, and brother...

CHARLES GARTEN

DUDLEY -- Charles Garten, 63, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAZELL W. HENDERSON

Jazell W. Henderson Jr., 61, 103 Beverly Road, died Friday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

FOY INGRAM

Nov. 30, 1932-Sept. 29, 2012 Foy Ingram, 79, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center. Foy was born in Johnston County Nov. 30, 1932, to the late Freeman Ingram and Leona Gurley Ingram. He was married...

GLADYS D. MOYE

June 27, 1931-Sept. 28, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Gladys Davis Moye, 81, LaGrange, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. Gladys was born June 27, 1931, in Wilson County to the late William Thomas Davis and Ola Mae Pridgen Davis. A...

SALLIE H. MYERS

June 1, 1925-Sept. 25, 2012 GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Sallie Lee Howell Myers, 87, died Sept. 25, 2012, at Rolling Green Village. Born June 1, 1925, in Pineville, she had been a resident of Greenville since 1959. She graduated from...

JOYCE PARKS

Joyce Parks, 85, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

EDWARD PAUL PARNELL

April 23, 1926-Sept. 29, 2012 Edward Paul Parnell, 86, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, Sept. 29, 2012, at the home of his daughter in Pikeville. Mr. Parnell was born in Wayne County April 23, 1926, to the late Paul...

KENNETH M. PENNINGTON

NEWTON GROVE-- Kenneth Michael Pennington, 52, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

JASPER TUCKER JR.

Jasper Tucker Jr., 67, 104 Barkridge Place, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Carrons Funeral Home of Wilson....

EDWARD L. WALSTON

PIKEVILLE -- Edward Lee Walston, 64, N.C. 581 North, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

ROY WRIGHT

MOUNT OLIVE -- Roy Wright, 97, Ramblewood Drive, died Sunday. Arrangement are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....