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Monday, December 31, 2012

LITHA M. CATES

Died Dec. 26, 2012 DUDLEY -- Litha Mae Cates, 98, 430 Durham Lake Road, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Augusta Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Brody CarMack officiating. Burial will be...

EUGENIA JONES DEWEY FAISON

Jan. 23, 1913-Dec. 29, 2012 CHARLOTTE -- Mrs. Faison died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in her home at The Cypress of Charlotte. Jean was born Jan. 23, 1913, in Lenoir, and was the daughter of the late Jean Hayward...

LOUIS GILLESPIE

PIKEVILLE -- Louis Gillespie, 33, 205 N. Goldsboro St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

BLAND E. ISLER

Died Dec. 24, 2012 SOUTH CAROLINA -- Bland "Ike" Elliot Isler, 56, died Dec. 24 in Provident Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Christian Faith Fellowship Church in Columbia, S.C.. Burial will be at Fort...

HENRY LEACH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Henry Leach, 150 Barwick Road, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MAVIS MCIVER

Died Dec. 25, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Mavis McIver 63, 199 Sarecta Road, died Tuesday at the University of North Carolina Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Larry E....

VAN MOSES

Van Moses, 71, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MARVIN MOSES JR.

Marvin Moses Jr., 67, 809 Franklin St., died Sunday at the VA Hospital in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CAROLYN J. TAYLOR

CALYPSO -- Carolyn Jones Taylor died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MARGARET THOMPSON

Margaret Thompson, 92, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JOHN W. WALKER

Dec. 24, 1922-Dec. 29, 2012 BENSON -- John William Walker, 90, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Benson United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ron Patten officiating. He was born...

Sunday, December 30, 2012

JAMES BROOKS BALLANCE

Died Dec. 27, 2012 FREMONT-- James Brooks Ballance, 72, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after several months of declining health. A memorial service, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Powell Dew, will be held at 2 p.m....

RUBY S. EHLERS

Oct. 6, 1911 - Dec. 27, 2012 Ruby Merritt Smith Ehlers, 101, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012 at 2 p.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church with burial...

BENJAMIN JONES

Benjamin Jones, 91, of 509 Olivia Lane, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MILTON KORNEGAY

Jan. 29, 1961-Dec. 23, 2012 Milton Kornegay, 51, died Sunday morning, Dec. 23, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The celebration of life will be held today at 2 p.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 3414 Summerlins...

HOWARD PARTON

Jan. 22, 1923-Dec. 26, 2012 FREMONT -- Howard Parton, 89, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. All services will be held privately. Mr. Parton was born in Green County, Tenn., to the late Walter and Locky Gosnell Parton. He...

TYWANNA WILKERSON PEKARIK

Sept. 1, 1948-Dec. 24, 2012 MESA, Ariz.--Tywanna Wilkerson Pekarik, 64, died Monday. The family will hold a private ceremony in North Carolina. Born Sept. 1, 1948, in Goldsboro, she was the daughter of Charles Wilkerson and Thelma Latta Rudisill....

MARGARET ROGERS

April 9, 1934-Dec. 29, 2012 Margaret Lucille Rogers, 78, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service. Mrs....

LINDA K. ROYALL

Feb. 21, 1949-Dec. 26, 2012 Linda King Royall died Wednesday. She was born in Grantham to the late James H. and Mary E. King. She was married to the late Bobby Lee Royall Sr. She is survived by two...

JAMES ALVIN SCOTT

Aug. 13, 1943-Dec. 26, 2012 WILSON -- James Alvin Scott, 69, died Wednesday. A private service will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100...

DUANE NORMAN THACKERAY

March 3, 1925-Dec. 19, 2012 Duane Norman Thackeray, the world's nicest guy, according to his daughter and everyone else for that matter, died Dec. 19, 2012 in Carpinteria, Calif. A memorial service will be held at the Faith Lutheran...

Friday, December 28, 2012

DOROTHY WHITFIELD-JACKSON

April 12, 1933-Dec. 24, 2012 Dorothy Elizabeth Whitfield-Jackson died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born April 12, 1933 to the late Charlie and Mary Jane Artis Whitfield. She is survived by five children. Funeral services will be...

JIMMY BROOKS BALLANCE

FREMONT -- James "Jimmy" Brooks Ballance, 72, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

VIRGINIA L. BUNN

March 21, 1952-Dec. 27, 2012 Virginia Lee Reynolds Bunn, 60, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Virginia was born in Cabarrus County, N.C., on March 21, 1952, to Grace Wilson...

MARJORIE SASSER FORBES

Died Dec. 27, 2012 Marjorie Sasser Forbes, 73, of the Rosewood community passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 27, 2012, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh after six weeks of illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012,...

CLARA MAE HALL

Clara Mae Hall, 72 of 1100 N. Jefferson Ave. Apt. 8, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CHARLIE HUFFIN

Died Dec. 26, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Charlie Huffin, 81, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Funeral services will be Sunday at Byrd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Rose Hill at 11 a.m. with Pastor James H. Faison III...

CLEON JONES

Dec. 18, 1969-Dec. 26, 2012 DUDLEY -- Cleon Jones, 43, of 103 Rose Court, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born Dec. 18, 1969, in Wayne County to James and Joyce Davis Jones. Funeral services will...

TINA E. MELVIN

Tina Elveta Melvin, of 233 Bunche Drive, died Dec. 21 surrounded by her loving family. A graveside celebration of her life will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Wayne Memorial Park, 2925 U.S. 117 South, Dudley, with...

JOHN DOUGLAS ROWE

July 1, 1960-Dec. 24, 2012 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." Psalm 30:5 LUMBERTON -- John Douglas Rowe, 52, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Bill," of 1114 E. First St.,...

JAMES ALVIN SCOTT

Aug. 13, 1943-Dec. 26, 2012 WILSON -- James Alvin Scott, 69, died Wednesday. A private service will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Joyner's...

ANDREW SEARCY

Aug. 18, 1947-Dec. 26, 2012 DUDLEY -- Andrew Searcy, 65, of 100 Southern Plaza, died Wednesday at home. He was born Aug. 18, 1947, to Isaiah and Daisy Wright Roberts in Augusta, Ga. He is survived by his wife,...

JOSEPH LEE SHERMAN

Feb. 22, 1961-Dec. 26, 2012 Joseph Lee Sherman, 51, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Joseph was born in Germany on Feb. 22, 1961, to Helga Keller Sherman of Goldsboro and the late Joseph Sherman. He...

Thursday, December 27, 2012

CHARLOTTE ODOM BECKWORTH

June 4, 1921-Dec. 24, 2012 Charlotte Odom Beckworth, 91, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

RICHARD BORDEN

Oct. 29, 1925-Dec. 20, 2012 Richard W. Borden, 87, of Newport, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. He died peacefully, surrounded by children and close friends. Family and friends will...

RUTH EDGERTON BOYER

Feb. 10, 1931-Dec. 25, 2012 Ruth Boyer passed away Christmas evening at the age of 81. A memorial service will be held in the columbarium at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 11 a.m....

LITHA M. CATES

DUDLEY -- Litha Mae Cates, 98, of 430 Durham Lake Road, died Wednesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

JEREMY WAYNE CUMMINGS

Dec. 19, 2012-Dec. 22, 2012 Jeremy Wayne Cummings, infant son of Jonathan and Jami Cummings was born on Dec. 19, 2012. He spent three days here on earth before Jesus called him home. A service remembering Jeremy will be...

EDWARD DUDLEY

Died Dec. 24, 2012 Edward Leo Dudley, 87, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Rest United Holy Church in LaGrange. Visitation will be Friday from 5 until 7 p.m....

JACKOLYN REGINA EADY

Aug. 17, 1950-Dec. 17, 2012 Jackolyn Regina Eady, 62, of 609 Fleetwood St., died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service was held Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. She was born in Detroit, Mich., to Flanders and Pauline...

RUBY S. EHLERS

Ruby Merritt Smith Ehlers, 101, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro....

ISIDORO FLORES

May 12, 1925-Dec. 26, 2012 Isidoro Flores, 87, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held this evening at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and...

MICHAEL GRIFFITH

Dec. 21, 1982-Dec. 23, 2012 Michael Christopher Griffith, 30, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Michael was born in Texas on Dec. 21, 1982, to Joseph Lee Griffith and Marie Dickinson Griffith of Goldsboro. In addition to his parents,...

MARIE S. HARTLEY

May 18, 1935-Dec. 26, 2012 Marie Stafford Hartley, 77, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the...

CLEON JONES

Cleon Jones, 43, of 103 Rose Court, Dudley, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Haskins Funeral Home....

ALLENE S. JORGENSEN

Aug. 24, 1926-Dec. 26, 2012 Allene Kendall Smith Jorgensen, 86, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 26, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel...

MAVIS MCIVER

KENANSVILLE -- Mavis McIver died Tuesday at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

HOWARD PARTON

FREMONT -- Howard Parton, 89, of Memorial Church Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

JOHN ROWE

John Douglas Rowe, 52, of 1114 East 1st St., Lumberton, died Monday at the Southeastern Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

ALBERT T. SUGG JR.

Dec. 23, 1926-Dec. 24, 2012 LaGRANGE -- Albert Thomas Sugg Jr., 86, of LaGrange, died Monday. The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Mary Kay Ward officiating. Interment will follow...

LINDA SULLIVAN

April 17, 1949-Dec. 25, 2012 Linda Marie Bunn Sullivan, 63, of 98 Old Bailey Road, Middlesex, died Tuesday at Duke Hospital in Durham. Graveside services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Bailey Family Cemetery with the Rev....

ELVIS SUMMERLIN

April 18, 1959-Dec. 24, 2012 Elvis Wayne Summerlin, 53, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at home. The family will receive friends Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. A...

CAROL H. TOMS

March 21, 1946-Dec. 25, 2012 Carol Hofmann Toms, 66, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family. A service remembering the life of Carol will be held at 2...

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

CARY K. BARNES

Aug. 27, 1936-Dec. 21, 2012 Deacon Cary Kenneth Barnes, 76, departed this life Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be Thursday at Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, 214 W. Hooks River Road. Burial will follow...

RUTH BOYER

Ruth E. Boyer, 81, died on Tuesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

JEREMY W. CUMMINGS

Jeremy W. Cummings, three day old baby of Jonathan and Jamie Cummings, died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

VIRGINIA W. DAVIS

Died Dec. 24, 2012 Virginia Whitehurst Davis, 83, of Fremont, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m., Fremont United Methodist Church followed by visitation. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She was preceded in...

ISIDORO FLORES

Isidoro Flores, 87, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

LILA MAE GRAHAM

Jan. 28, 1934-Dec. 22, 2012 Lila Mae Graham, 78, died Saturday at her residence. Funeral services will be held Friday at St. James Church of Christ in Mount Olive at 2 p.m. Interment will be held at Winn Cemetery....

MICHAEL GRIFFITH

Michael Christopher Griffith, 30, died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARIE S. HARTLEY

Marie S. Hartley, 77, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

DOROTHY JACKSON

Dorothy Jackson, 79, died Monday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

ALLENE JORGENSEN

Allene Jorgensen, 86, died early this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete with Tyndall Funeral Home, Mount Olive....

JANET HICKS MALPASS

Died Dec. 24, 2012 Janet Hicks Malpass, 76, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 24. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church...

INEZ LAWHORN NEWCOMB

July 28, 1931-Dec. 25, 2012 Inez Lawhorn Newcomb, 81, peacefully passed away on Dec. 25, 2012, at home surrounded by her loving family. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, from 1 until 2 p.m. at...

ALBERT T. SUGG JR.

LAGRANGE -- Albert Thomas Sugg Jr., 86, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home....

CAROL H. TOMS

Carol H. Toms, 66, died Tuesday at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

Monday, December 24, 2012

CHARLOTTE BECKWORTH

Charlotte Beckworth, 91, died Monday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

ORRIN B. CRISCO

Died Dec. 15, 2012 Orrin B. Crisco, 73, of 1992 Tyner Road, Rich Square, died Dec. 15 at his home. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Kelford Baptist Church. Visitation will be held one hour...

LILA GRAHAM

Lila Mae Graham, 74, 112 Washington Ave., Mount Olive, died Saturday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

ANTHONY "BLACK" HOLLOMAN

Sept. 24, 1976-Dec. 20, 2012 Anthony S. "Black" Holloman, 36, of 114 N. Lionel St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Philadelphia Community Church. Burial will follow in...

ETHER W. INGRAM

Dec. 4 1938-Dec. 22 2012 Ether Whitt Ingram, 74, resident of Woodard's Care, died Saturday. Services will be held privately on Wednesday at Dicey Dunn Cemetery near Four Oaks. She was the widow of Donald Ray Ingram and is...

MILTON KORNEGAY

Milton Kornegay, 51, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAMES PLAYER

March 10, 1964-Dec. 20, 2012 James Franklin Player, 48, of 814 N. Herman St., died Thursday. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. He was born to...

ELVIS SUMMERLIN

Elivs Wayne Summerlin, 53, died today at home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shackleford-Howell Funeral home, Fremont....

Sunday, December 23, 2012

CARY K. BARNES

Cary K. Barnes, 76, of 1644 Tommy's Road, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Home....

MAVIS MARIE TOLER BRASINGTON

June 25, 1936-Dec. 21, 2012 Mavis Marie Toler Brasington, 76, of Holts Pond Road, Princeton, died Friday at her home. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Casey Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dwayne Batten officiating. Burial will...

FLORINE COLE

Florine J. Cole, 75 of Four Oaks, died Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete with Walter Sanders Funeral Home Smithfield....

ETHER INGRAM

Ether Ingram, 74, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending with Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

LARRY MATHIS

June 10, 1955-Dec. 17, 2012 Larry D. Mathis, 57 of 146 Airline Place, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and...

CAROL MCCLINTOCK

Aug. 9, 1938-Dec. 19, 2012 Carol Murray McClintock, 74, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. All services will be held privately. Mrs. McClintock was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 9, 1938, to...

TINA MELVIN

Tina E. Melvin, of 233 Bunche Drive, died Friday. Arrangements are pending with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MELVIN GERALD POPLIN

June 4, 1935-Dec. 21, 2012 Melvin Gerald Poplin, 77, of 6851 Princeton Kenly Road, Princeton, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Always Compassionate Family Care in Fremont. The funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at 6 p.m. at...

CULLEN BLACKMOND "C.B." PRICE JR.

Aug. 8, 1938-Dec. 21, 2012 Cullen Blackmond "C.B." Price Jr., 74, passed away Friday evening at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a six-year battle with leukemia. A service to celebrate the life of C.B. Price will be held...

ANNE ROBERTS SUTTON

Sept. 14, 1938-Dec. 21, 2012 Anne Roberts Sutton, 74, beloved mother and grandmother, went to be with her heavenly father on Friday Dec. 21, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Dec....

BETTY WARGON

Betty June Wargon, 87, of Clayton, died Friday. Arrangements are pending with Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services, LLC....

CARRIE M. WHEELER

Died Dec. 19, 2012 Carrie Mae Wheeler, 77, of Kenansville died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Hawes Funeral Home, Warsaw. Burial will be at Devotional Gardens....

Friday, December 21, 2012

R.T. BLACKBURN JR.

Feb. 21, 1918-Dec. 20, 2012 WARSAW -- Robert T. Blackburn Jr., 94, died Thursday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Community Funeral Home chapel, with visitation to follow. Burial will be 2 p.m....

WILLIAM HAROLD BOYER

Aug. 1, 1927-Dec. 20, 2012 Bill Boyer passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, at home at the age of 85. Bill was born in Charlotte Aug. 1, 1927, to Hugh Graves and Elizabeth Morrison Boyer. He attended the University of...

EUGENIA INMAN BROWN

Aug. 13, 1939-Dec. 20, 2012 FREDERICK, Md. -- Eugenia "Jean" Inman Brown, 73, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday. She was the daughter of the late Ruby M. Inman. She was married to Franklin "C.B" Brown. She is survived by...

DONALD CRUSE

Sept. 5, 1956-Dec. 20, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Donald Cruse, 56, died Thursday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday. He was...

DORIS SCHOLER DAVIS

Oct. 25, 1917-Dec. 19, 2012 EUREKA -- Doris Scholer Davis, 95, West Main Street, went to be with her Lord and savior Wednesday evening, Dec. 19, 2012, at home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at...

JUDITH B. GRADY

Feb. 26, 1946-Dec. 20, 2012 Judith Best Grady, 66, died early Thursday morning. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late William and Lottie Davis Best, and sister of the late Woody Best. At Judith's request,...

ANTHONY S. HOLLOMAN

Anthony S. "Black" Holloman, 34, 114 N. Lionel St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ANGELA ISLER JONES

Died Dec. 13, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Angela Isler Jones, 39, 1412 Hugo Road, died Dec. 13 at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Christian Church. Burial will be in Beasley Cemetery. The family will assemble an...

SELBY LANCASTER

Oct. 21, 1935-Dec. 20, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- George Selby Lancaster, 77, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Selby was born in Wayne County Oct. 21, 1935, to the late Oscar Lancaster...

GORDON MILLER

Died Dec. 18, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Gordon Miller, 75, died Tuesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Lewis Miller officiating. Burial will...

JAMES F. PLAYER

James Franklin Player, 48, 814 N. Herman St., died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

GERALD POPLIN

PRINCETON -- Gerald Poplin, Princeton Kenly Road, died this morning. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

AARON SMITH

Sept. 23, 1926-Dec. 20, 2012 DUDLEY -- Aaron Smith, 86, trucking legend, died Dec. 20, 2012 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center due to heart failure. For over 50 years, he was a major transporter of flue-cured and burley tobacco...

DENNIE W. STROUD JR.

Dec. 10, 1947-Dec. 19, 2012 Dennie Wilbert Stroud Jr., 65, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was born in Wayne...

ANNE R. SUTTON

Anne R. Sutton, 74, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SARAH YOW TEW

Oct. 4, 1936-Dec. 19, 2012 Sarah Yow Tew died suddenly Wednesday night. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1000 11th St., Goldsboro. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery,...

ARTHUR THIGPEN

March 16, 1924-Dec. 21, 2012 CALYPSO -- Arthur Thigpen passed away early Friday morning, Dec. 21, at his residence. He was the son of the late Cleveland and Carrie Moody Thigpen, was retired from the Duplin County unit of...

JOHNNIE WHITFIELD

LAGRANGE -- Johnnie Whitfield, 92, 210 Phillips St., died Thursday at Hamony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Thursday, December 20, 2012

DORIS DAVIS

EUREKA -- Doris Davis, 95, E. Main Street, died Wednesday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

ELAINE JOY DRAUGHON

RALEIGH -- Funeral service for Elaine Joy Draughon, daughter of Al and Nicole Draughon, will be Saturday, Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, 3888 U.S. 70 West, Princeton. The family wishes to invite friends following the...

JASPER D. EVANS

July 4, 1941-Dec. 17, 2012 Jasper "J.D." Evans, 71, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. J.D. was born in Oxford, N.C., July 4, 1941, to John H. Evans and Bessie Pettiford Evans. J.D....

JUDITH B. GRADY

Judith Best Grady died this morning at Genesis Nursing Home in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CECIL HARLEE JOYNER

Died Dec. 13, 2012 Cecil Harlee Joyner, 95, Goldsboro, went to be with his Lord and savior Dec. 13, 2012. Cecil was born to the late Benjamin J. Joyner and Hazel Fish of Wake County. He was a World...

GEORGE LANCASTER

Died Dec. 20, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- George Lancaster, 77, passed away this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. The family will...

WILLIE DAZELLE MATTHEWS

Oct. 8, 1932-Dec. 15, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eldress Willie Dazelle Matthews, 80, Winn Street, Mount Olive, departed her earthly life Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. She was born in Duplin County Oct. 8,...

CAROL MURRAY MCCLINTOCK

Carol Murray McClintock, 74, died Wednesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

WILLIAM L. PEARSALL SR.

Died Dec. 18, 2012 GARLAND -- Mr. William L. Pearsall Sr., 79, 1015 Davis Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Pearsall was the son of the late Sallie Sasser and Wilbert Pearsall. He began is...

EVELYN PAULINE RUSSELL

Oct. 12, 1933-Dec. 19, 2012 Evelyn Pauline Russell, 79, Sheridan Forest Road, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at home. Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

ZENNIE HOLLOMAN SHERROD

Zennie Holloman "Black" Sherrod, 34, 114 N. Lionel St., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MELTON SMITH JR.

Aug. 10, 1946-Dec. 17, 2012 Melton Smith Jr. died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Wayne Memorial Park South. He was born Aug. 10, 1946,...

DENNIE W. STROUD JR.

Dennie Wilbert Stroud Jr., 65, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SARAH Y. TEW

Sarah Y. Tew, 76, 600 Gloucester Road, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

ALBERT C. WILLIAMS

Died Dec. 17, 2012 Albert C. "Sarg" Williams, 80, 2765 Kennedy Home Road, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Simro Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with the Rev. Albert...

MILTON D. "WOODY" WOODARD

Nov. 27, 1931-Dec. 19, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Bass-Jones-Hines Cemetery, 450 Perkins Mill Road, Rosewood. There will be a time to share with the family at the graveside and other times...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

LOUISE BROOM HOOD

Oct. 25, 1918-Dec. 18, 2012 Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2012, Louise Broom Hood, 94, of the Grantham community, moved to her heavenly home. Louise was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family, and set an example...

RALPH J. JOYNER

March 6, 1926-Dec. 17, 2012 CALYPSO -- Ralph J. Joyner, 86, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. His life revolved around his family, his church, his friends and community and the farming...

SARAH A. MITCHELL

Dec. 15, 1926-Dec. 14, 2012 LAGRANGE -- Evangelist Sarah A. Mitchell, 85, 1458 N. Beston Road, died Friday at LifeCare Hospitals of North Carolina in Rocky Mount. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Holly Street United Holy...

ARCHIE W. RATLIFF

Nov. 29, 1949-Dec. 17, 2012 KINSTON -- Pastor Archie Wayne Ratliff, 63, died Monday at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be Friday...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

RUTH M. BECTON

May 31, 1926-Dec. 15, 2012 Ruth M. Becton, 86, 405 N. Virginia St., died Saturday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral...

TEMPIE SMITH DAVIS

Died Dec. 17, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Tempie Smith Davis, 91, a lifetime resident of Pikeville, went to be with her heavenly father Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Ben...

JACKOLYN EADY

Jackolyn Eady died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

J.D. EVANS

DUDLEY -- Wayne County Commissioner J.D. Evans died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

WILLIAM EDWARD "BILL" HOWARD JR.

Aug. 11, 1927-Dec. 16, 2012 William Edward "Bill" Howard Jr., Goldsboro, passed away peacefully at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2012, with his loving daughter at his side. Mr. Howard was a born Aug....

CECIL H. JOYNER

Oct. 10, 1917-Dec. 13, 2012 Cecil Harlee Joyner, 95, died Thursday. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Fuquay-Varina. He was born to the late Benjamin J. Joyner and Hazel Fish of Wake...

RALPH JOYNER

Died Dec. 17, 2012 CALYPSO -- Ralph J. Joyner, 86, died Monday at Vidant Pitt Medical Center. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with Dr. Greg Day officiating. He was the son of...

LARRY MATHIS

Larry Mathis, 57, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ALBERTA ROGERS RAY

Feb. 11, 1932-Dec. 16, 2012 WARSAW -- Bert Ray, 80, died at home Sunday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Warsaw Baptist Church. Burial will be in Faison Cemetery. She was born Feb. 11, 1932, in Wilmington...

EARL LYNWOOD SMITH

Died Dec. 13, 2012 Earl Lynwood Smith, 301 Bright St., departed this earthly life Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 20, at noon at Pentecostal Holy Church, 600 E. Pine St. A public viewing...

MELTON SMITH JR.

Melton Smith Jr., 66, 790 Riverbend Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ALBERT WILLIAMS

LAGRANGE -- Albert Williams, 80, 2765 Kennedy Road, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

Monday, December 17, 2012

RUTH BECTON

Ruth Becton, 86, 405 N. Virginia St., died Saturday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ROY WILTON DAWSON

July 15, 1924-Dec. 14, 2012 Roy Wilton Dawson, 88, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Roy was born in Lenoir County July 15, 1924, to the late Amos and Emma...

EDGAR RAY HEATH

Feb. 18, 1949-Dec. 15, 2012 Edgar Ray Heath, 63, passed away at home Saturday surrounded by his family. A celebration of his life will be held Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

VICTOR B. MOORE

Died Dec. 13, 2012 WARSAW -- Victor "Vic" B. Moore, 58, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Prayer of Faith Evangelistic Church in Warsaw. Burial will be in Martin cemetery. Visitation will be tonight...

NAOMI DANCY TROUBLEFIELD

Died Dec. 13, 2012 Naomi Dancy Troublefield, 87, 301 Hollowell Ave., died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at Rhodes Funeral Home chapel. She is survived by seven children. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m....

Sunday, December 16, 2012

DANNY EDWIN BAKER

Died Dec.14, 2012 KENANSVILLE -- Danny Edwin Baker, 51, of Kenansville, died Friday. Funeral services will be held 6 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Visitation will follow the service. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at...

ROY WILTON DAWSON

Died Dec. 14, 2012 Roy Wilton Dawson, 88, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Wayne...

VIOLA GRANTHAM

Died Dec. 12, 2012 Viola Exum Grantham died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday at noon at Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, 211 W. Hooks River Road, with Pastor Kenneth Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow...

FRANCES T. LONG

Died Dec. 14, 2012 Frances T. Long, 89, of 210 Commonsgate Drive, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Roman Catholic...

ELDERESS WILLIE MATTHEWS

Elderess Willie Dazelle Matthews, 80, of Winn St., Mount Olive, died on Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

MILDRED P. MCCULLEN

March 26, 1936-Dec. 15, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mildred Price McCullen, 76, passed away Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Services will be held by the graveside on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. at Herring-Price Cemetery, with...

SARAH MITCHELL

Sarah A. Mitchell, 85, of 1458 North Beston Road, LaGrange, died on Friday at LifeCare Hospitals of North Carolina, Rocky Mount. Arrangements are incomplete with McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

RUSSELL MILLER MOORE

June 7, 1920-Dec. 14, 2012 Russell Miller Moore, 92, went to be with Jesus on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, surrounded by his family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec....

NEIL MARLIN NUZMAN JR.

Nov. 16, 1954-Dec. 14, 2012 Neil Marlin Nuzman Jr., 58, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Seymour...

WALTER FRANK PATE

Oct. 20, 1923-Dec. 13, 2012 Walter Frank Pate, 89, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. At his request, there will be no formal service. Mr. Pate was born in Wayne County on Oct. 20,...

LUBY ROWE SR.

A celebration of life for Luby Rowe Sr., 80, will be held today, Dec. 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Interment will follow at Wilson Cemetery A...

LEONARD SHADDING

July 17, 1927-Dec. 12, 2012 Deacon Leonard Shadding departed this earthly life on December 12, 2012. Funeral services for Deacon Shadding will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 601 West Elm St., with...

CHARLIE R. STAFFORD

May 15, 1930 - Dec. 13, 2012 Charlie Raymond Stafford, 82, of Goldsboro died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. A graveside service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Kenny Ingleheart officiating....

ROSE WEAVER THURSTON

Sept. 19, 1953-Dec. 14, 2012 CLINTON -- Rose Weaver Thurston, 59, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at her home at 911 Hunter Road. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church...

Friday, December 14, 2012

ANNETTE BIZZELL

Jan. 11, 1954-Dec. 12, 2012 Annette Bizzell, 58, Townsend Road, passed Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Jeru-salem Free Will Baptist Church in Seven Springs. Miss Bizzell was born...

LATTIE JAMES BOYKINS

Died Dec. 11, 2012 CARY -- Lattie James Boykins, 67, formerly of Duplin County, died Tuesday at Wake Med in Cary. Funeral will be at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Wallace Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Rev....

LEROY CORE

April 27, 1934-Dec. 11, 2012 Leroy Core passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born April 27, 1934, to the late Jessie and Florence Core in Wayne county. He is survived by his wife, Verna Core,...

DAVID W. KNEESHAW II

Aug. 25, 1966-Dec. 12, 2012 LAGRANGE -- David Wayne Kneeshaw II, 46, LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. David was born Aug. 25, 1966, in Lenoir County to Becky Sutton of LaGrange and the late David Wayne Kneeshaw....

FRANCES T. LONG

Frances T. Long, 89, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RUSSELL MILLER MOORE

Died Dec. 14, 2012 Russell Miller Moore, 92, passed away this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the United In Christ Church. Burial will follow in...

NEIL M. NUZMAN JR.

Neil Marlin Nuzman Jr., 57, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WALTER F. PATE

Walter Frank Pate, 89, died Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LUBY ROWE

July 29, 1932-Dec. 12, 2012 Luby Rowe Sr., 80, died Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Interment...

DERRICK T. SMITH

Nov. 6, 1959-Dec. 12, 2012 Derrick Tyrone Smith, 53, 414 Creech St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be...

EARL L. SMITH

Earl Linwood Smith, died Thursday at the VA Medical Center in Fayette-ville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

CHARLIE R. STAFFORD

Charlie Raymond Stafford, 82, died Thursday evening at Willow Creek. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DORA LEE WILLIAMS

Died Dec. 6, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dora Lee Williams, 79, 1417 Saratoga Ave., died Dec. 6 at Crescent City Center in Riverdale, Md. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw, with the Rev....

Thursday, December 13, 2012

MARY SAULS BEST

April 19, 1921-Dec. 10, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Mary Sauls Best, 91, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Sister," 1005...

ANNETTE BIZZELL

Annette Bizzell, 58, Townsend Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LEROY CORE

April 27, 1934-Dec. 11, 2012 Leroy Core died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Elm Grove Church in Pikeville. Interment will be at Union Grove Church Cemetery. He was born April 27,...

GIOVANNI "JOHN" FALCONE

Died Dec. 11, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Giovanni "John" Falcone, 81, passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He was born in Rome, N.Y., to Italian parents, the late Pasquale and Mary Russo Falcone. He was...

ANNIE D. BRANCH FIGUEROA

Died Dec. 9, 2012 ROSE HILL -- Annie Doris Branch Figueroa, 69, died Sunday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with elder Danny...

VIOLA E. GRANTHAM

Viola Exum Grantham, 94, 107 Ashley Ave., died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LYMAN CHARLES HUNTER

Feb. 14, 1950-Dec. 11, 2012 Retired Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Lyman Charles Hunter, 62, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Lyman was born in Cayuga County, N.Y., Feb. 14, 1950, to the late Kenneth...

DAVID KNEESHAW

LAGRANGE -- David Kneeshaw died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

SAMUEL O. LAMBERT

PRATTVILLE, Ala. - Samuel O. Lambert, 85, died Monday. He was a native of Calypso and the Mount Olive area, and was married to Lillian. He is survived by four sons and a daughter. Arrangements are pending....

GEORGE R. POTTS

Jan. 31, 1924-Dec. 13, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- George Rudolph Potts Sr., 88, 958 Baker's Chapel Church Road, passed away in the quietness of the early morning of Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center....

DERRICK T. SMITH

Derrick Tyrone Smith, 53, 414 Creech St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JEFFERY F. STOKES

Died Dec. 8, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Jeffery F. Stokes, 85, 136 E. Nelson St., died Saturday at Johnston Medical Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Lamont Dudley...

VERNA MAE TAYLOR

July 24, 1934-Dec. 11, 2012 Verna Mae Taylor, 78, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Duplin County to the late Ernest A. Taylor, Jr. and Rita Taylor, and was married to the late William...

TRUEMILLER THOMPSON

March 3, 1922-Dec. 10, 2012 Truemiller Thompson, 90, 157 Best Ave., died Monday morning at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness. Interment will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She was born...

NORMA J. ULMER

Died Dec. 12, 2012 Norma Gail Jones Ulmer, 75, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center. She was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and was raised in Pleasure Ridge Park, Ky. Norma was retired from Civil...

ERNESTINE WILLIAMS

Aug. 11, 1931-Dec. 9, 2012 WARSAW -- Ernestine Williams, 81, 876 N. Front St., died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Holiness Church in Warsaw, with pastor Dexter Stevens officiating. Interment will...

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

MARY SAULS BEST

Mary Sauls Best, 91, 1005 Norman St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

BERTHA M. CUTLER

Died Dec. 11, 2012 DURHAM -- Bertha Mae Cutler, 86, died Tuesday. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Friday at 2925 U.S. 117 South in Dudley. She was born in Wayne County to the late Jesse and the late...

GIOVANNI FALCONE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Giovanni "John" Falcone, 81, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home....

LYMAN HUNTER

Lyman Hunter, 62, died Tuesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT H. JUSTICE

Died Dec. 10, 2012 KENLY -- Robert Haywood Justice, 85, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. A graveside service and interment will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Kenly Cemetery. He was born in Wayne County to the late...

LUBY ROWE

Luby Rowe died Wednesday morning. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LEONARD SHADDING

Leonard Shadding, 83, died this morning at Emeritus at the Pines. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

VERNA M. TAYLOR

Verna Mae Taylor, 78, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

RUTH B. WALLER

Oct. 28, 1915-Dec. 11, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth Barden Waller, 97, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 11, at Heritage Place in Fayetteville, where she had resided for just more than a year. A native of Johnston County, she...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

LEROY CORE

Leroy Core, 78, 209 Brentwood Drive, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

NAKIHYA A. HARDY

Died Dec. 6, 2012 Nakihya Alexandria "KyKy" Hardy, 4 months old, 908 W. Best Road, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Thursday. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville, with apostle Steven...

PEGGY WILLIAMS HOLLOWELL

Oct. 13, 1931-Dec. 10, 2012 Peggy Williams Hollowell, 81, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Peggy was born in Sampson County Oct. 13, 1931, to the late Robert Bruce Williams and...

KARISSA ANNE LEWIS

July 17, 1992-Dec. 6, 2012 Karissa Anne Lewis, 20, passed away Dec. 6, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Karissa was born in Ventura County, Calif., July 17, 1992, to Diana Belinda Lewis....

TRUEMILLER THOMPSON

Truemiller Thompson, 90, 157 Best Ave., died Monday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

FRANKLIN D. WEEKS

June 30, 1940-Dec. 8, 2012 Franklin D. Weeks, 72, died Saturday. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Surviving are his daughter, Rita Fay Carter (Hubert) of Lucama; son, Robert Weeks of Goldsboro; brother, Carroll...

ERNESTINE WILLIAMS

WARSAW -- Ernestine Williams, 81, 876 N. Front St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Monday, December 10, 2012

PAULINE BATTLE BELL

March 19, 1947-Dec. 6, 2012 Pauline Battle Bell died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery. She was born March 19,...

JOE DAVIS JR.

May 12, 1937-Dec. 7, 2012 Joe Davis Jr. died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Eureka First Baptist Church. Interment will be at Eureka Cemetery. He was born May 12, 1937,...

DANIEL NORWOOD HOLLINGSWORTH

Nov. 20, 1939-Dec. 7, 2012 Daniel Norwood Hollingsworth, 73, passed away Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Sampson County, he was the son of the late Lonnie Fife and Callie Thelma Thornton Hollingsworth. He was retired from...

PEGGY W. HOLLOWELL

Peggy Williams Hollowell, 81, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAZEL M. JOYNER

May 10, 1919-Dec. 9, 2012 Hazel Joyner, 93, passed away Sunday morning at Wake Medical Center. Born in Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert House, and the wife of the late Norman Joyner....

DORIS M. OSBURN

BENSON -- Doris May Osburn, 79, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

FRANKLIN D. WEEKS

Franklin D. Weeks, 72, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

Sunday, December 9, 2012

GEORGE BRADLEY "BRAD" ATKINSON

April 21, 1964-Dec. 6, 2012 George Bradley Atkinson, affectionately known as "Brad," departed this life on Dec. 6, 2012, and entered into the gates of Heaven to reunite with his beloved mother, grandmother, and other family members and friends...

BETTY JEAN AYCOCK

Feb. 23, 1956 - Dec. 7, 2012 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Betty Jean Aycock, 56, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Bet"...

MARION CANNON

Sept. 12, 1961-Nov. 27, 2012 Marion Cannon, 51, of 1100, Apt. 25 N. Jefferson Ave., died at home on Nov. 27. A life celebration will be held on Tuesday at 1 p.m. at J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel of...

JOE DAVIS JR.

Joe Davis Jr., 75, 217 Red Hill Road, Fremont, died Friday night at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc....

RUTH L. FIELDS

Dec. 27, 1921-Dec. 7, 2012 Ruth Lindsay Fields, 90, died on Friday morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Her services will be held today, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. Visitation will take...

RUTH L. FIELDS

Dec. 27, 1921-Dec. 7, 2012 Ruth Lindsay Fields, 90, died on Friday morning at Mount Olive Care and Rehab Center. Her services will be held today, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home. Visitation will take...

DANIEL NORWOOD HOLLINGSWORTH

Daniel Norwood Hollingsworth, 73, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

BETTY JOHNSON

June 13, 1933-Dec. 7, 2012 On Friday evening, Dec. 7, 2012, Betty "B.J." Johnson, 79, was taken by the Heavenly angels to be with our Lord, while surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 10,...

KARISSA ANNE LEWIS

Karissa Anne Lewis, 20, died on Thursday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MATTIE FAYE WILLIAMS QUINN

June 7, 1939-Dec. 7, 2012 Mattie Faye Williams Quinn, 73, died Friday at her home. Visitation will held Monday at 1 p.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church, followed by a 2 p.m., funeral service. Burial will be at Devotional Gardens,...

HILDA ROBERTS

Nov. 26, 1932-Nov. 28, 2012 Hilda Roberts, 80, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital on Nov. 28. The funeral will be held on Monday at noon at J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations with...

SHARON LEE SMITH

Dec. 25, 1945-Dec. 7, 2012 KINSTON -- Sharon Lee Smith, 66, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at First Baptist Church, 125...

VINCENT DEVON SMITH SR.

Aug. 7, 1944-Dec. 5, 2012 Vincent D. Smith Sr., 68, of 541 Artis Road, Pikeville, passed away on Wednesday evening, Dec. 5, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A home going service of remembrance and celebration will be held...

JEFFERY STOKES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jeffery F. Stokes, 85, of 136 E. Nelson St., died Saturday at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Smithfield. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

NEEDHAM PRESTON TALTON

Graveside services for Shorty Talton will be held Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors. The Rev. Tony Kopanksi will officiate. The family will greet friends Sunday following the service at...

NEEDHAM PRESTON TALTON

Graveside services for Shorty Talton will be held Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors. The Rev. Tony Kopanksi will officiate. The family will greet friends Sunday following the service at...

VIVIAN M. WHARTON

Died Dec. 8, 2012 Vivian Morris Wharton, 92, of 1608 East Walnut St., died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Graveside services will be held Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Willow Dale Cemetery in Goldsboro at 10 a.m. with the Rev....

DORA WILLIAMS

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dora L. Williams of 1314 Saratoga Ave., formerly of Duplin County, died Thursday at Crescent City Center in Riverdale, Md. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Friday, December 7, 2012

GEORGE B. ATKINSON

George Bradley "Brad" Atkinson, 48, died Thursday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

PAULINE BELL

Pauline Bell, 65, 1494 Tommy's Road, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

HELEN BRIGGS

Died Dec. 4, 2012 Helen Briggs, 84, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rhema Word Christian Center in Kinston, with bishop J.P. Chapman officiating. Interment will be in Southview Cemetery. Visitation will...

ELBERT W. BROWN

Died Dec. 6, 2012 KINSTON -- Elbert Wayne Brown, 81, died Thursday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Wanda Neely officiating. A private interment will be Sunday. He was married to Betty...

RUTH LINDSAY FIELDS

Dec. 27, 1921-Dec. 7, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ruth Lindsay Fields, 91, Thunder Swamp community, passed away early Friday morning, Dec. 7, at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Fields, widow of Thurman Benjamin Fields, had been a...

EDWARD E. GILLS

Dec. 26, 1953-Dec. 5, 2012 Edward Earl Gills died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at E.M. Matthews' Life Celebration Chapel at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born Dec. 26, 1953, to...

NAKIHYA A. HARDY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nakihya "KyKy" Alexandria Hardy, 4-month-old daughter of LaSonia Hardy and Alexander Glaspie, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Thursday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LARRY WALLACE JOHNSON

Nov. 26, 1944-Dec. 5, 2012 CEDAR GROVE -- Larry Wallace Johnson, son of Etta Johnson and the late Herbert Johnson, was born Nov. 26, 1944. He died Dec. 5, 2012, at Alamance Health Care Center. The funeral will be...

MARY H.B. JONES

Died Dec. 2, 2012 DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. -- Mary H.B. Jones, 97, 2130 Rosyln Ave., District Heights, Md., formerly of Wilson, died Dec. 2, 2012, in Maryland. Funeral service is scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Chapel...

BETTY GRIFFIN MOYE

Died Dec. 6, 2012 STANTONSBURG -- Betty Griffin Moye, 63, Watery Branch community, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Funeral will be Saturday at 6 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, followed by a time of visiting. Burial will be Sunday...

VINCENT D. SMITH SR.

PIKEVILLE -- Vincent D. Smith Sr., 68, 541 Artis Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Brock Memorial and Worley Funeral Home in Clinton....

NEEDHAM PRESTON TALTON

Dec. 23, 1926-Dec. 5, 2012 Needham Preston "Shorty" Talton passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Lancaster, Ohio. Shorty was born in Johnston County Dec. 23, 1926, to the late Roby and Eva Lewis Talton. He was married to...

JOHN WHITFIELD

Died Nov. 29, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- John Whitfield, formerly of Goldsboro, died Nov. 29. A graveside service will be Saturday at noon at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. He is survived by three children. Visitation will be Saturday...

Thursday, December 6, 2012

MINNIE CLEATRICE "CLEA" BALDWIN

Nov. 14, 1921-Dec. 3, 2012 Evangelist Minnie Cleatrice "Clea" Baldwin, 91, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, passed there Monday evening. She was born Nov. 14, 1921, to Ernest and Effie Hamm in Greene County. She was preceded in...

LAWYER BRYANT JR.

Died Nov. 26, 2012 Lawyer Bryant Jr., 62, died Nov. 26 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 6 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Visitation will be an hour prior...

RITA L. DANIELS

June 16, 1923-Dec. 4, 2012 Rita Lewis Daniels, 89, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Alan Stocks officiating. Interment will be...

MARY PEMBERTON DAVIS

Died Dec. 1, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Pemberton Davis, 75, 118 Daly Blvd., died Saturday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be held Saturday at noon at Payne Temple AME Zion Church. Burial will be...

SALLIE M. GARDNER

Died Dec. 4, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Sallie Mae Gardner, 82, formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday at Mount Olive Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange, with Dr. Michael A. Johnson...

NAKIEA F. GARNER

Jan. 6, 1982-Dec. 2, 2012 DUDLEY -- Nakiea F. Garner, 30, 1172A Old Mount Olive Highway, died Sunday. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Greater St. John Church in Dudley. Burial will be in Worrell Family Cemetery...

EDWARD E. GILLIS

Edward E. Gills, 58, 152 Mill Dam Lane, died Wednesday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

BOBBY JAMES GREGORY SR.

Dec. 15, 1949-Dec. 4, 2012 Bobby James Gregory Sr., 62, passed away Tuesday evening at home. Born in Duplin County, he was the son of the late William Bill Gregory and Marie Morton Gregory. A funeral service will be...

ELOISE CASEY KELLEY

July 18, 1930-Dec. 3, 2012 EPHESUS, Ga. -- Eloise Casey Kelley, 82, died Monday. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Casey Family Cemetery. She was born July 18, 1930, in Johnston County, the daughter of the late...

JAMAAL A. KORNEGAY

Oct. 29, 1984-Dec. 2, 2012 DUDLEY -- Jamaal Anthony "A.J." Kornegay, 28, 1172B Old Mount Olive Highway, died Sunday. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Greater St. John Church in Dudley. Burial will be in Worrell Family...

JERRY PHILLIP LYNCH SR.

Oct. 12, 1954-Dec. 2, 2012 DUDLEY -- Jerry Phillip Lynch Sr. passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Ray Lynch and Evelyn Bailey of Pine Level. He is survived by seven...

ATLAS MOORE

Died Nov. 29, 2012 WARSAW -- Atlas Moore, 75, 267 Henry Middleton Road, died Nov. 29 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Franklin Faison officiating. Interment...

LAROYCE BEST OATES

July 16, 1935-Dec. 4, 2012 FAISON -- Amanda LaRoyce Best Oates, 77, a native of Mount Olive, died Tuesday at Southwood Nursing Center in Clinton. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Tyndall Funeral Home, followed by visitation. Burial...

MARY S. OUTLAW

June 2, 1920-Dec. 1, 2012 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mary Stroud Outlaw, 92, passed away Dec. 1, 2012, at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. A service of remembrance will be held at Pink Hill Funeral Home at 7 p.m....

VICTOR E. TOLLIVER

Died Dec. 2, 2012 WILSON -- Victor Eugene Tolliver, 46, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. James Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Wilson. Interment will be at...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

NATHANIEL BEST JR.

Nov. 13, 1948-Dec. 2, 2012 Nathaniel Best Jr. died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will be at Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He was born...

LAWYER BRYANT JR.

Lawyer Bryant Jr., 62, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, died Nov. 26 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

RITA L. DANIELS

Rita Lewis Daniels, 89, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SALLIE GARDNER

PIKEVILLE -- Sallie Gardner, 82, 1500 N.C. 581 North, died Tuesday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

NAKIEA F. GARNER

DUDLEY -- Nakiea F. Garner, 30, 1172A Old Mount Olive Highway, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BOBBY J. GREGORY SR.

Bobby James Gregory Sr. died Tuesday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ELOISE CASEY KELLEY

ROOPVILLE, Ga. -- Eloise Casey Kelley, 82, formerly of Smithfield, died Monday afternoon. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

ANTHONY J. KORNEGAY

DUDLEY -- Anthony Jamaal "A.J." Kornegay, 28, 1172B Old Mount Olive Highway, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LAROYCE BEST OATES

FAISON -- Amanda LaRoyce Best Oates, 77, a native of Mount Olive, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

KATHRYN N. MINSHEW WOOD

Dec. 22, 1973-Dec. 3, 2012 SMITHFIELD -- Kathryn Nicole Minshew Wood, 38, 165 Christina Ave., died Monday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery. Born in...

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

MINNIE BALDWIN

The Rev. Minnie Baldwin, 91, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, formerly of Greene County, died Monday evening. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CHARLES B. BECTON

Died Nov. 30, 2012 OXON HILL, Md. -- Charles B. Becton, formerly of Pikeville, died Friday at Washington Hospital Center. He was the son of Nathaniel and Carrie Thompson Becton. Funeral will be at Faith Temple No. 2 in...

NATHANIEL BEST JR.

Nathaniel Best Jr., 64, 1904 Beech St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MINNIE JONES COCKRELL

Died Nov. 25, 2012 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Minnie Jones Cockrell, 71, 1131 Peach St., died Nov. 25 at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Devotional Gardens chapel in Warsaw. Entombment will follow. Born in Duplin County,...

BLAKE ALLEN GREEN

Died Dec. 1, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Blake Allen Green, 42, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. He is survived by a son, Bryan Green of Benson, and a brother, Timothy Barefoot of Snow Hill. He was preceded in death...

PERCELL HOLLAND JR.

Sept. 28, 1960-Dec. 2, 2012 PINE LEVEL -- Percell Holland Jr., 52, 140 James Drive, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Nicholson, the Rev. Walter...

AUGUSTA HELENA KING SILVER

May 1, 1923-Nov. 29, 2012 Augusta Helena King Silver was born May 1, 1923, in Princeton to Authur and Eliza Jane King. She went to live with God Nov. 29, 2012. In her early life, she moved to Goldsboro,...

BOBBY SMITH

June 27, 1947-Dec. 2, 2012 EUREKA -- Robert Edward "Bobby" Smith, 65, passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Bobby was born in Wayne County June 27, 1947, to Hazel Pender Smith of Goldsboro and...

MATTIE MAE BYRD SMITH

Died Dec. 3, 2012 WARSAW -- Mattie Mae Byrd Smith, 93, Warsaw, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Mrs. Smith was born in Sampson County to the late Edward Byrd and Arbella Pope...

VICTOR E. TOLLIVER

WILSON -- Victor Eugene Tolliver, 46, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home of Wilson....

MARY V. WALL

Nov. 16, 1955-Dec. 2, 2012 FREMONT -- Mary Gaynelle Vaughn Wall, 57, passed away at her home Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Mary was born in Wayne County Nov. 16, 1955, to the late William Murphy Vaughn and Katie Barwick...

Monday, December 3, 2012

HORACE S. DAVIS

Oct. 21, 1917-Dec. 1, 2012 KINSTON -- Horace Stanley Davis, 95, died Saturday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. Interment will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Westview...

SHIRLEY BROWN BASS FIELDS

June 6, 1937-Nov. 30, 2012 FREMONT -- Shirley Brown Bass Fields, 75, died Friday evening at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be tonight at 7 from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home. Visitation will follow the service. A graveside...

CECIL W. HOLLAND

Aug. 8, 1914-Dec. 2, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Cecil Worth Holland, 98, died Sunday with his family by his side. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 1283 Union Grove Church Road, Fremont,...

PERCELL HOLLAND JR.

PINE LEVEL -- Percell Holland Jr., 52, 140 James Drive, died Sunday afternoon at SECU Hospice House. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

HAROLD LANCASTER

Nov. 25, 1922-Dec. 3, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Harold Lancaster, 90, Airport Road, passed away this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Harold was born in Wayne County Nov. 25, 1922, to the late Lonnie and Henrietta Pate Lancaster. He...

BOBBY SMITH

Bobby Smith, 65, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY WALL

FREMONT -- Mary Wall died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, December 2, 2012

NORWOOD BEST

May 19, 1935-Nov. 29, 2012 John Norwood Best, 77, passed away Thursday evening at home. A graveside service was held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Bill Rose officiating. Family members will greet friends at...

MARION CANNON

Marion Cannon, 51, of 1100 N. Jefferson Ave. Apt. 25, died at Tuesday at home. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY DAVIS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Pemberton Davis, 75, of 118 Daly Blvd., died Saturday at Mount Olive Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

SHIRLEY FIELDS

FREMONT -- Shirley Brown Bass Fields, 75, died Friday evening at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

LORETTA P. HILL

March 30, 1944-Dec. 1, 2012 PIKEVILLE -- Loretta Pender Hill, 68, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at 7 p.m. at Pleasant...

WILLIAM HINES

Died Nov. 24, 2012 William Carnell Hines, formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday, Nov. 24, in Washington, D.C. The funeral was held Saturday at Liberty Grove Missionary Baptist Church, LaGrange, with Bishop Early Jones officiating. Burial followed at Hines Cemetery....

VICKY HUGHES

Oct. 12, 1947-Nov. 19, 2012 Vicky Wallace Hughes, 65, of Port Orange, Fla., passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Halifax Medical Center after winning several battles with cancer but losing the war. A celebration of life will be...

CLIFTON JOHNSON

Aug. 3, 1956-Nov. 30, 2012 Clifton "Pee Wee" Lee Johnson Jr., 56, of N. Leslie St. died Friday at home. All services will be held privately. Mr. Johnson was born in Wayne County to the late Clifton Lee and...

ATLAS MOORE

WARSAW -- Atlas Moore, 75, of 267 Henry Middleton Road, died Thursday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT PEACOCK

Died Nov. 30, 2012 Robert Clinton "Jackie" Peacock, 72, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly with Pastor Randy Anderson officiating. Visitation will immediately follow the...

ANNA JEAN POOLE PIERCE

Sept. 1, 1927-Nov. 30. 2012 FREMONT -- Anna Jean Poole Pierce, 85, born Sept. 1, 1927, in Lenoir County, entered her heavenly home on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, while in her home. Funeral services will be held at 6...

HILDA ROBERTS

Hilda Roberts, 80, died at Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

AUGUSTA K. SILVER

Augusta Silver, 89, of 380 Country Day Road, died Thursday night at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Home....

GALE A. SPROUSE

Nov. 29, 1939-Nov. 30, 2012 Gale Ann DiFrancesca Sprouse, 73, passed away Friday morning at Lifecare Hospitals in Rocky Mount. A funeral service will be held this evening at 6 in the Shumate-Faulk Chapel with the Rev. Dodd Parrish...

SAMUEL RAY SUTTON

Died Dec. 1, 2012 NEWTON GROVE -- Samuel Ray Sutton, 65, died Saturday. Services will be Monday at 7 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Smeltzer officiating. Graveside services will be Tuesday at...

JOHN WHITFIELD

John Whitfield, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete with Hamilton Funeral Home....