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Thursday, January 31, 2013

MILDRED I. BEST

March 9, 1946-Jan. 28, 2013 Mildred Irene Best died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Mount Zion Church of Calypso. Interment will be at Carver Memorial Park. She was born March 9,...

SYLVIA A. SMITH BRADY

Sylvia Ann Smith Brady, 72, died Wednesday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JACQUELINE CARROLL COBLE

June 4, 1926-Jan. 30, 2013 Mrs. Jacqueline Carroll Coble, 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 30, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was surrounded by her loving family. Memorial services for Jackie will be held Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at...

CELESTE G. COMBS

Celeste G. Combs, 95, died this morning at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES K. CREECH

Dec. 24, 1950-Jan. 30, 2013 James "Jimmy" Kirby Creech, 104 Emmitte Drive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral service will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Carl Sutton will officiate. The family...

KATHERINE AILEEN FUTRELL EATMON

Oct. 13, 1981-Jan. 27, 2013 WILSON -- Katherine Aileen Futrell Eatmon, 31, Wilson, passed away unexpectedly Sunday at home after suffering a chronic illness. A memorial service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 202...

RALPH E. EDGERTON

PIKEVILLE -- Ralph Eugene Edgerton, 78, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

THEDIE C. GARDNER

March 9, 1945-Jan. 29, 2013 PATETOWN -- Thedie C. Gardner, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, passed peacefully into that far better life with his Lord and savior. His courage during this fight was typical of his...

JUDY C. HINES KALE

Died Jan. 26, 2013 LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Judy Carol Hines Kale, 67, 10870 Fishers Island St., died Saturday. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at LaGrange Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Ronnie Hobgood officiating. She...

STELLA C. MOORE

Aug. 8, 1933-Jan. 29, 2013 PINK HILL -- Stella Carol Moore, 79, formerly of Snow Hill, died Tuesday. A graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Snow Hill Cemetery. She was born Aug. 8, 1933, in Hookerton...

EDWARD PIGFORD

April 21, 1938-Jan. 30, 2013 NEW YORK -- Edward Pigford passed away Wednesday morning. He was born April 21, 1938, the son of the late Hicks and Helen Pigford of Calypso. He is survived by his wife, Joan Pigford;...

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

FLORA BRINSON

Flora Brinson, 61, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAMES K. CREECH

James Kirby Creech, 62, 104 Emmitte Drive, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

JERRY EDMUNDSON

May 20 1953-Jan. 28, 2013 WILSON -- Jerry Edmundson, 59, Wilson, passed away Monday. Funeral services will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner's Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park....

MIKIALA MONTERO ETHERIDGE

June 7, 1935-Jan. 29, 2013 Mrs. Mikiala Montero Etheridge, 77, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Jan. 29, 2013. She was affectionately known as Meme by all those who loved her. She was born June 7, 1935...

THEDIE C. GARDNER

Died Jan. 29, 2013 Thedie C. Gardner, 66, Patetown community, passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. A service to celebrate his life will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist...

BETTY JEAN KINGSLEY

Nov. 10, 1940-Jan. 28, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Betty Jean Kingsley, 72, went to be with her Lord Monday at her home. Betty Jean was born in Hobart, N.Y., Nov. 10, 1940, to the late Raymond Kingsley and Lavilla Maybie...

JANE NORFLEET SMITH MORGAN

Nov. 4, 1939-Jan. 24, 2013 SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Jane Norfleet Smith Morgan, 73, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Jane was born in Goldsboro Nov. 24, 1939, the daughter of the late James Norfleet Smith and Annie Battle Miller....

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

MIKI ETHERIDGE

Mikiala M. Etheridge, 77, died this morning at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BETTY J. KINGSLEY

Betty Jean Kingsley, 72, died Monday morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARTHA-BERYL POSTE

June 3, 1927-Jan. 26, 2013 SELMA -- Martha-Beryl Poste, 85, died Saturday. A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Selma 2 p.m. Saturday. She was married to Gordon Poste. She is survived...

REV. W.B. SATTERFIELD

Services celebrating the Rev. W.B. Satterfield will be Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 7 p.m. at The First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Bill Rose and bishop Jimmy Whitfield officiating. Interment will be Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at...

SHABAZZ ARNESS WOODS

Died Jan. 24, 2013 Shabazz Arness Woods, 18, 402 E. Mulberry St., died Thursday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at Bethel Church, 2308 N. William St., with the Rev. Earl Dancy officiating. Burial will follow in...

Monday, January 28, 2013

MILDRED BEST

Mildred Best, 66, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

SANDRA DAVIS

Sandra "Robin" Davis, 53, of 1404 Mimosa St., died Jan. 20 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. Funeral was held Saturday at St. John AME Zion Church, Dudley, with the Rev. William McDow officiating. She was born in...

DONALD HOWARD

ADAMS, Ky. -- Donald Howard, 69, died Friday in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1943 in Pilgrim, Ky., to the late Preston and Dollie Tiller Howard. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry...

EDWARD LENNOX JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Lewis Lennox Jr., 49, died Jan. 20 at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Services were held Sunday at Fertile Ground Ministries, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Willie Faison III officiating. A private interment was held....

REV. W.B. SATTERFIELD

Oct. 13, 1922-Jan. 27, 2013 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. Walter Barkley "W.B." Satterfield, 90, passed peacefully into that far better life with his Lord and Savior and with those beloved family who went on before early Sunday morning. Rev....

SHABAZZ A. WOODS

Shabazz Arness Woods, 18, of 402 E. Mulberry St. died Thursday. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at noon at Bethel Church, 2308 N. William St., with the Rev. Earl Dancy officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Mill...

Sunday, January 27, 2013

WOODROW BATTS

Woodrow Batts, 42, of 202 Woodrose Drive, died Friday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Garris Funeral Home....

DOUGLAS CASEY

Feb. 3, 1948-Jan. 24, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- William Douglas "Doug" Casey, 64, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services will be held Monday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with...

JACK HALL

Died Jan. 24, 2013 Jack Hall died Jan. 24, 2013. He was a resident of Goldsboro, retired USAF. Beloved friend of many, and a golf fixture second to none! His health issues were a burden, so much that not...

ANNIE PAULINE HOBBS

Dec. 23, 1914-Jan. 25, 2013 Annie Pauline Hobbs, 98, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Brian Center of Wilson. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Stantonsburg Cemetery. The family will...

JERRY HOWARD

Feb. 25, 1950-Jan. 25, 2013 Jerry Wayne Howard, 62, of Lucama passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Monday evening, Jan. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Shackleford-Howell...

LILLIE MAE HALL JONES

April 17, 1926-Jan. 25, 2013 FOUR OAKS -- Lillie Mae H. Jones, 86, of 777 Old School Road, died Friday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rose and Graham Funeral...

DEBRA MCKINNEY

Died Jan. 23, 2013 Debra Delois Boyette McKinney, 53, died Wednesday in her home. Services will be held on Monday at noon, at Mount Gilead Baptist Church, 2591 Beautancus Road, Mount Olive, with the Rev. Anthony Ezzell officiating. Viewing...

MARY PURVIS PIERCE

Died Jan. 22, 2013 Mary Purvis Pierce, 94, of Rose Hill, died Tuesday in Durham. Services were Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, West Church Street, Rose Hill, with Dr. W.K. Raynor officiating. Burial followed at...

ROBERT RAND

Died Jan. 24, 2013 Robert A. Rand, 70, of Goldsboro and Roaring Gap, passed away after a brief illness. Immediate services are private. There is a celebration of life service planned for a later date. Born in Mendon, Ill.,...

ELIZABETH DAUGHTRY SMITH

Feb. 4, 1928-Jan. 25, 2013 DUDLEY -- Elizabeth Daughtry Smith, 84, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. at...

Friday, January 25, 2013

W. DOUGLAS CASEY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- William Douglas Casey, 64, died Thursday afternoon. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MARSHALL EDWIN COX JR.

Dec. 28, 1952-Jan. 23, 2013 Marshall Edwin Cox Jr. was born Dec. 28, 1952, in Goldsboro. He died Jan. 23, 2013. Marshall was the son of Marshall Edwin Cox Sr. and Marguerite Hinnant Cox. His maternal grandparents were T....

ANNIE P. HOBBS

Annie Pauline Hobbs, 98, died this morning at the Brian Center of Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

SHELTON MCCREA KEENE

Died Jan. 22, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Shelton McCrea Keene, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Funeral service will be Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Eureka Christian Church, with the Rev. Frank Purvis and the Rev....

BOBBY KENNEDY

Dec. 3, 1937-Jan. 23, 2013 GREENVILLE -- Robert Gene "Bobby" Kennedy, 75, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cobb Cemetery, with the Rev. Ransome Carter officiating. He was born in Greene County to...

FANNIE A. LOFTIN LANIER

Died Jan. 21, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Fannie Adell Loftin Lanier, 84, died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Deep Bottom Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Acie...

ROSA M. NOEL

Died Jan. 17, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rosa Marie Noel, formerly of Goldsboro, died Jan. 17. Funeral will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Park View Baptist Church in Landover, Md. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 to 10:30...

DONAL PEREZ

May 10, 1981-Jan. 20, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Donal Perez, 702 S. Church St., died Sunday. Burial will be at a later date in the family cemetery in Guatemala. He was born May 10, 1981, to Piquinto Perez Ramirez...

JOSEPH SOUTHERLAND

Joseph Southerland, 57, died Thursday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

DORIS L. STRICKLAND

Nov. 20, 1933-Jan. 22, 2013 Doris Louise Strickland, 79, formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday at Johnston Medical Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dwayne Batten officiating. Burial will be in...

SHABAZZ WOODS

Shabazz Woods, 18, 402 E. Mulberry St., died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Thursday, January 24, 2013

MARSHALL EDWIN COX JR.

Died Jan. 23, 2013 Marshall Edwin Cox Jr., 60, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial will follow...

MICHAEL E. DIXON

SARATOGA -- Michael Earl Dixon, 41, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home of Wilson....

LINDA V. GRANT

Nov. 1, 1947-Jan. 22, 2013 Linda Vaughan Grant, 65, passed peacefully into that far better life with her Lord and savior and with those beloved family who went on before. Her courage during this fight with her health was...

SHELTON MCCREA KEENE

Died Jan. 22, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Shelton McCrea Keene, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Funeral service will be Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Eureka Christian Church, with the Rev. Frank Purvis and the Rev....

SHAYLA R. KENAN

Died Jan. 20, 2013 CHINQUAPIN -- Shayla Renee Kenan, 32, died Sunday Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Sunday at 1 p.m., with minister Eddie Ray Hall officiating....

DEBRA D. BOYETTE MCKINNEY

Debra Delois Boyette McKinney, 53, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

CONDRED E. SANDERS

June 10, 1933-Jan. 20, 2013 COLESVILLE, Md. -- Condred E. Sanders died Sunday at Holy Cross Hospital. Funeral will be Monday, with a viewing from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass at St. Michael's Catholic Church in...

MARY W. SHARRETT

Feb. 11, 1924-Jan. 22, 2013 Mary Witherington Sharrett, 88, went to be with our Lord Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Mrs. Sharrett was born in Duplin County, and was the daughter of Cicero E. and Vera Mae Witherington. She was...

DORIS L. STRICKLAND

Doris Louise Strickland, 79, formerly of Princeton, died at Johnston Medical Center Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

LINDA GRANT

Linda Grant, 65, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES H. ROYALL

July 30, 1936-Jan. 21, 2013 James Hazel Royall, 76, died Monday at home. No formal service will be held. He was born in Wayne County July 30, 1936, to the late Lloyd and Hazel Carter Royall. He is survived...

DORIS B. SANDERSON

March 1, 1928-Jan. 22, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Doris Byrd Sanderson, 84, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ray Teague and Dr. Mallie Hinnant officiating....

WILLIAM R. TAYLOR JR.

Feb. 25, 1931-Jan. 21-2013 PITTSBORO -- Mr. William Robert "Bill" Taylor Jr., 81, 310 Fearrington Post, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the University of North Carolina Healthcare in Chapel Hill. Bill was born in Wayne County Feb. 25,...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

SANDRA "ROBIN" DAVIS

Sandra "Robin" Davis, 53, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

THERESA POOLE EASON

Dec. 11, 1925-Jan. 19, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Theresa Poole Eason died Saturday. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Baptist Church Wednesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Bruce Hermann officiating. She was born Dec. 11, 1925, to the...

VINSON J. HINES SR.

March 13, 1952-Jan. 17, 2013 Vinson Jerome Hines Sr. died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Alpha and Omega Christian Center. He was born March 13, 1952, to the late Victor Hines Jr....

MARLOW KORNEGAY SR.

Dec. 26, 1939-Jan. 20, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Marlow Kornegay Sr., 73, Camp Jubilee Road, died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Tyndall Funeral...

JESSIE THRIFT LINDLEY

Died Jan. 20, 2013 Jessie Thrift Lindley, 84, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home...

J.D. McCALL

June 17, 1928-Jan. 20, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- J.D. McCall, 964 Vail Road, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at United in Christ Church, 1314 Patetown Road, Goldsboro, with the...

JAMES ROYALL

James Royall, 76, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DORIS B. SANDERSON

LAGRANGE -- Doris Byrd Sanderson, 84, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home....

WILLIAM R. TAYLOR JR.

Feb. 25, 1931-Jan. 21, 2013 PITTSBORO -- Mr. William Robert "Bill" Taylor Jr., 81, 310 Fearrington Post, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the University of North Carolina Healthcare in Chapel Hill. Bill was born in Wayne County Feb....

ERNESTINE RODGER WILLIAMS VANN

Died Jan. 15, 2013 Ernestine Rodger Williams Vann, 86, died Jan. 15 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Magnolia Saturday at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Chestnutt Cemetery. She was married to...

HENRY H. WADE JR.

Died Jan. 18, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Henry Herbert Wade Jr., 45, Greenevers community, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Friday at 2...

CAROLYN KING WILSON

Died Jan. 19, 2013 RALEIGH -- Carolyn King Wilson, 60, died Saturday at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, Md. Funeral will be at Adoram Missionary Baptist Church in Wallace Thursday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. James Page...

SUDIE MURRAY WOOTEN

Died Jan. 17, 2013 BAYSIDE, N.Y. -- Sudie Murray Wooten, 83, formerly of Duplin County, died Thursday at New York Hospital in Queens, N.Y. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Friday at 11...

Monday, January 21, 2013

LONA T. HILL

Oct. 19, 1916-Jan. 20, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Lona Thompson Hill, 96, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Lona was born Oct. 19, 1916, in Onslow County to the late Lewis Lloyd Thompson and Alma Mills Thompson. She was...

JEAN GRAVER JOHNSON

Sept. 20, 1933-Jan. 19, 2013 Jean Graver Johnson, 79, passed away Saturday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Jean was born in Norwich, Norfolk, England, Sept. 20, 1933, to the late George and Bella Browne Graver. She was a caring,...

MARLOW KORNEGAY SR.

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Marlow Kornegay Sr. died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

CATHERINE ROGERS LEE

March 20, 1927-Jan. 20, 2013 Catherine Rogers Lee, 85, passed away early Sunday morning at her residence. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Wallace Rogers and Henrietta Williamson Rogers, and wife of the...

EDWARD LENNOX

Edward Lennox died Sunday at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral and Cremations....

JESSIE LINDLEY

Jessie Lindley, 84, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

SHIRLEY R. WHITLEY NEWSOME MARTINEZ

Sept. 6, 1961-Jan. 17, 2013 FREMONT -- Shirley Rose Whitley Newsome Martinez, 51, Davis Mill Road, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont. Visitation will follow...

J.D. MCCALL

PIKEVILLE -- J. D. McCall, 84, 964 Vail Road, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

DONALD GASKIN RADFORD

Nov. 19, 1946-Jan. 19, 2013 Donald Gaskin Radford, 66, passed away Saturday evening at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount surrounded by his loving family. He was a man who had a strong and loving dedication to the Lord,...

DORIS PAIT SHAW

Aug. 10, 1929-Jan. 19, 2013 Doris Pait Shaw, 83, passed away Saturday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Doris was born in Bladen County Aug. 10, 1929, to the late Richard and Naomi Pate. She was married to the...

Sunday, January 20, 2013

JOHN AVERY JR.

Nov. 18, 1947-Jan. 18, 2013 John Stevens Avery Jr., 65, of Warsaw, died Friday at Durham Regional Hospital. Services will be today at 7 p.m., at Community Funeral Home Chapel, Warsaw. Visitation will follow the service. Mr. Avery was...

LINWOOD KORNEGAY

April 1, 1951-Jan. 19, 2013 Milford Linwood Kornegay, 61, of Dudley passed away Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Committal will...

JIMMY ARNOLD LOCKERMAN

Oct. 10, 1932-Jan. 17, 2013 Jimmy Arnold Lockerman, 80, of Rose Hill, died Thursday at his home. Mr. Lockerman is survived by his step-children. He was born in Duplin County, and was preceded in death by his wife, Annie...

NANCY ELIZABETH MAULDIN

Died Jan. 16, 2013 Nancy Elizabeth O'Rourke Mauldin, a resident of Mount Olive, died at home unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. She leaves behind a loving husband, Garry Reece Mauldin, two sons; two daughters; and four grandchildren. She...

MARY U. OWENS

May 18, 1916-Jan. 18, 2013 Mary Utterback Owens, 96, passed away Friday afternoon, at Sterling House of Goldsboro. A service to celebrate her life will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Brogden United Methodist Church with the Rev....

DONALD G. RADFORD

Donald G. Radford died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

EMMA LOU "MIKE" ROBB

Feb. 7, 1927-Jan. 17, 2013 FLORENCE, SC -- Emma Lou "Mike" McKinney Robb, 85, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. A funeral service will be held at Monday Jan. 21, 2013, at 10 a.m., at John Calvin Presbyterian Church. Interment...

RONALD H. VINSON

May 3, 1937-Jan. 19, 2013 Ronald Hiram Vinson, 75, passed away Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Rones Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Whatley officiating....

Friday, January 18, 2013

MARY C. FRESHWATER-GRADY

CLINTON -- Mary Carolyn Freshwater-Grady, 68, died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOROTHY G. ALPHIN

Feb. 25, 1925-Jan. 16, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Grady Alphin, 87, Bethel Church community near Mount Olive, passed from this life into life eternal Wednesday evening, Jan. 16, 2013. Death came while she was in the comfort of...

JESSE L. ARTIS SR.

Died Jan. 13, 2013 Jesse Lee Artis Sr., 74, died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Elm Grove Church Ministries in Pikeville, with apostle Kenneth Vaughn officiating and pastor John Burgess as eulogist. Interment will be at...

GEORGE B. AYCOCK

Feb. 16, 1946-Nov. 27, 2012 George Bennett Aycock, 66, Goldsboro, died Nov. 27, 2012. He was born in Wayne County to the late Bennett Barnes and Blanche Drucilla Pearce Aycock. Retired from the North Carolina Department of Correction, he...

RICKY BASS

Sept. 18, 1964-Jan. 16, 2013 FREMONT -- Ricky Bass, 48, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, from 10 to 11...

JAMES HARRIS

Died Jan. 15, 2013 POLLOCKSVLLE --James Harris, 71, 2833 Oak Grove Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be noon Sunday at Morris Chapel AME Zion Church. Interment will be in Hati Cemetery in Trenton. Visitation...

VINSON J. HINES SR.

Vinson Jerome Hines Sr., 60, 802 National Drive, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MYRTLE C. JOYNER

Dec. 8, 1923-Jan. 16, 2013 CALYPSO -- Myrtle Cannon Joyner, 89, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Wake Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with Dr. Gregory...

SHIRLEY R. MARTINEZ

FREMONT -- Shirley Rose Martinez, 52, died Thursday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

MARY MASON

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Mary Mason died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending....

NANCY E. MAULDIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nancy Elizabeth Mauldin, 64, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

LACY OLIVER

Nov. 13, 1923-Jan. 17, 2013 KINSTON -- The Rev. Robert Lacy Oliver Sr., 89, died Thursday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rivermont Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ronnie Davis, the Rev. Jon Hoey and Dr. Mike...

EMMA L. MCKINNEY ROBB

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Emma Lou McKinney Robb, 85, died Thursday at Carolinas Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Cain Funeral Home....

Thursday, January 17, 2013

DOROTHY G. ALPHIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Grady Alphin, 87, Bethel Church community, died at home Wednesday evening. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

MELVA O. FAISON

Died Jan. 12, 2013 FAISON -- Melva O. Faison, 80, 138 Shine Road, died Saturday at Rex Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Burning Bush Holy Church, with the Rev. Orto Pickett officiating. Burial will be...

MYRTLE C. JOYNER

Died Jan 16, 2013 CALYPSO -- Myrtle Cannon Joyner, wife of James Joyner, died Wednesday at Wake Med Hospital. The family is receiving friends at home of Pam King Rouse, 245 N. Duplin School Road, Calypso. Arrangements are pending...

BEVERLY PEARL MARROW

Aug. 15, 1954-Jan. 15, 2013 Beverly Pearl Marrow, 58, 213 Shaw Court, passed from labor to reward Tuesday morning at her residence. She was born Aug. 15, 1954, to William Marrow and Alberta Marrow in Yonkers, N.Y. In addition...

GLENN ATHALGUS SMITH

Jan. 20, 1924-Jan. 16, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Coach Glenn Athalgus Smith, 88, 103 Collingwood Drive, a well-known Little League Baseball coach in the Belfast community for almost 20 years, passed away early Wednesday morning. He enjoyed all sports, but...

MATTIE P. SPICER

Died Jan. 14, 2013 Mattie Pearl Spicer, 92, Greenevers community, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at First Baptist Charity Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Letari Thompson officiating. Burial will be at...

LARRY G. WESTBROOK

Died Jan. 7, 2013 ALBERTSON -- Larry Gaston Westbrook, 64, died Jan. 7 at home. Funeral was Jan. 9 at Community Funeral Home of Beulaville. A graveside service was Jan. 10 at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill....

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

RICHARD BASS

FREMONT -- Joseph Richard Bass, 47, died this morning at the University of North Carolina Hosptial in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

CONNIE ANDERSON BEST

Feb. 4, 1949-Jan. 15, 2013 Connie Anderson Best, 63, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of Willard and Marie Sutton Anderson of Dudley. A service to celebrate her life...

NANCY DUESLER

CLAYTON -- Nancy Duesler, 68, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

JAMES HARRIS

POLLOCKSVILLE -- James Harris, 78, 2833 Oak Grove Road, died this morning at Kitty Atkins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hood Funeral Service....

HANNAH COBB HENDERSON

July 27, 1928-Jan. 14, 2013 Hannah Cobb Henderson, 84, of 1103 Rosewood Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Little Rock Church of Christ in Pikeville, with Dr. Glenn Williams...

CAROLYN A. KEA

Died Jan. 10, 2012 RALEIGH -- Carolyn Ann Kea, 62, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Friday at 1 p.m., with bishop Hildred L. Perry officiating. Burial will be...

GLENN A. SMITH

FREMONT -- Glenn Athalgus Smith, 88, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

JESSIE L. ARTIS

Jessie Lee Artis, 74, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

ANN PHIPPS AVERY

Died Jan. 13, 2013 SOUTHPORT -- Ann Phipps Avery, 95, 924 Howe St., Dosher Nursing Center, formerly of Turkey, died Sunday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with Father Joe Running officiating. Burial...

MARTHA ELLEN LOVELACE GRIMES

June 10, 1937-Jan. 13, 2013 Martha Ellen Lovelace Grimes, 75, passed peacefully into that far better life with her Lord and savior and with those beloved family who went on before, while surrounded by her family. Martha was born...

HANNAH COBB HENDERSON

Hannah Cobb Henderson, 84, 1103 Rosewood Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

CHERRY ARTHUR JARRETT

Died Jan. 12, 2013 Cherry Arthur Jarrett, 62, died Saturday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home in Hayesville, with the Rev. Jacob Kyker officiating. Interment will be in Oak Forest United Methodist...

MARTIN EMERSON KIYOSHK

May 6, 1928-Jan. 11, 2013 Martin Emerson Kiyoshk, 84, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Kiyoshk was born in Detroit, Mich., May 6,...

ELMER WEBER LEWIS

March 28, 1925-Jan. 14, 2013 Elmer Weber Lewis, 87, passed early Monday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late George Raymond Weber and Magdaline Smith Weber. She was a...

JAMES S. MARCUM

Nov. 5, 1918-Jan. 13, 2013 James Silas Marcum, 94, went to be with his Lord and savior Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Jim was born in Wayne County, W.Va., Nov. 5, 1918,...

BEVERLY P. MARROW

Beverly Pearl Marrow, 58, 213 Shaw Court, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MACON WARFIELD MICHAUX SR.

Aug. 9, 1927-Jan. 15, 2013 Macon Warfield Michaux Sr. died Jan. 15, 2013, in Goldsboro after a courageous fight with cancer. He was born in Goldsboro Aug. 9, 1927, the son of Edward Randolph Michaux and Anna Lewis Dortch....

TRUDY SANDFORD

Died Jan. 13, 2013 Trudy Sandford, 89, passed away Sunday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A private interment will take place at Willow Dale Cemetery, followed by a celebration of her life at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17,...

CAROLYN M. WILLIAMS

Feb. 3, 1948-Jan. 3, 2013 PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Carolyn M. Williams, 64, died Jan. 3. Memorial service will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the James Thomas Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. She was born Feb....

Monday, January 14, 2013

LINDA L. PARNELL-KILLETTE

Died Jan. 13, 2013 KENLY -- Linda Leigh Parnell-Killette, 66, 1795 Piney Grove Church Road, died Sunday. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kenly Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 7 to 9. Arrangements are by...

THELBERT A. CAYTON

Died Jan. 12, 2013 FARMVILLE -- Thelbert Allen "Al" Cayton, 79, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Church Street Chapel of Farmville Funeral Home, with the Rev. Doug Owens officiating....

FRANKLIN R. FULGHUM

June 24, 1979-Jan. 12, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Franklin Ray Fulghum, 33, Seven Springs, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Known as "Frankie" or "Doodle" to family and friends, he was born June 24, 1979, in Wake County to...

MICHELLE K. GARRISON

Nov. 11, 1970-Jan. 13, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Katherine Michelle Kornegay Garrison, 42, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 13, 2013, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of the Beautancus community, Michelle had been a resident of...

MARTHA E. GRIMES

Martha Ellen Grimes, 75, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EUNICE WARD KORNEGAY

Died Jan. 10, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eunice ward Kornegay, 87, died Thursday. A graveside service was held today at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. She was the daughter of the late William Henry Ward and Effie Kornegay Ward...

ELMER W. LEWIS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Elmer W. Lewis, 87, died Monday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

JAMES S. MARCUM

James Silas Marcum, 94, died Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANN SUTTON MILLER

Died Jan. 13, 2013 FAISON -- Ann Sutton Miller, 73, 8924 Faison Highway, died Sunday in Mary Gran Nursing Center. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Poplar Grove Baptist Church in Faison, with the Rev. Earl...

TRUDY SANDFORD

Trudy Sandford, 89, died Sunday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, January 13, 2013

MARY SUE BROWN ARCHER

March 30, 1930-Jan. 11, 2013 Mary Sue Brown Archer, 82, of Magnolia, died early Friday at Southwood Nursing Center in Clinton. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Community Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow the service in...

J.B. BUTLER

Died Jan. 6, 2013 J.B. "Jimmy" Butler, 63, passed away Jan. 6, 2013. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Love Memorial Baptist Church, 192 Woodland Church Road. Born June 6, 1949 in Lexington, Ky., he...

ANNIE COOPER

April 20, 1922-Jan. 8, 2013 WARSAW -- Annie Cooper, 90, of 1661 NC 24 and 50, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born April 20, 1922, in Duplin County to the late Arthur and Mary Miller. Funeral...

MELVA FAISON

FAISON -- Melva Faison, of Edward Shine Road, died Saturday at Rex Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROSETTA HAND

Rosetta Royal Hand, 74, formerly of Duplin County, died at North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills, Texas. A graveside service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Bowden Cemetery, Warsaw. Ms. Hand was born Sept. 8, 1938,...

MARGARET V. HARPER

April 23, 1918-Jan.12, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Margaret Vernon Jackson Harper, 94, passed away early Saturday morning, Jan. 12, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at...

SARAH E. HOLLOWELL

Dec. 10, 1921-Jan. 10, 2013 EDENTON -- Sarah Elliott Hollowell, 91, formerly of 1521 West Queen St., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, from Countryside Village in Pikeville. Graveside services will be held Monday...

RUBY KENAN

Died Jan. 4, 2013 Ruby Mae Boney Kenan, 74, formerly of Rose Hill, died Jan. 4 in Manhattan, N.Y. Funeral will be 11 a.m. today at Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel, 472 Wells Town Road, Rose Hill, with the...

MARTIN KIYOSHK

Martin Emerson Kiyoshk, 84, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARTIN KIYOSHK

Martin Emerson Kiyoshk, 84, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

EUNICE W. KORNEGAY

Dec. 12, 1925-Jan. 10, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Eunice Ward Kornegay, 87, of Garner's Chapel Road, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 10, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The Kornegay family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home on Monday, Jan....

PASTOR WAYNE LEWIS

Died Jan. 10, 2013 RIEGLEWOOD -- Pastor Wayne Dwight Lewis, 47, of 15 Crown Point Drive, formerly of Faison, died Thursday in Wilmington. Services will be today at 11 a.m. at The New Church of Christ, with Apostle Blonny...

Friday, January 11, 2013

SUE ARCHER

MAGNOLIA -- Sue Archer, 82, died today at Southwood Nursing Center in Clinton. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ELLIS LEE BLANN

Aug. 27, 1926-Jan. 4, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Ellis Lee Blann was born Aug. 27, 1926, to Milton Lee Blann and Helena Marie Dietert Blann Dorsey in Trappe, Md. He was raised in Goldsboro, attended North Carolina State College and...

ELINOR C. EZZELL

Oct. 31, 1932-Jan. 9, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Elinor Carter Ezzell, 80, Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, passed away late Wednesday night, Jan. 9, 2013. Services to remember her good and beautiful life will be held at...

RALPH WINSTON FAIL

Dec. 10, 1923-Jan. 9, 2013 GASTONIA -- Ralph Winston Fail, 89, passed away at Courtland Terrace Jan. 9, 2013. Born Dec. 10, 1923, in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Needham Winston Fail and Mary Wilkins...

MARVIN DEAN HOPPMANN

Aug. 2, 1933-Jan. 10, 2013 Marvin Dean Hoppmann, 79, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Marvin was born in Chappell, Neb., Aug. 2, 1933, to the late Henry Christian John Hoppmann and Lydia Margaret Schweitzer Hoppmann. He proudly served...

WAYNE LEWIS

RIEGELWOOD -- Pastor Wayne Lewis, 47, 15 Crown Point Drive, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EVERETT A. MORRISON

Died Jan. 9, 2013 Everett Arvlin Morrison, 90, died peacefully at his daughter's home in Raleigh Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church, with...

EMILY R. STEWART

Jan. 3, 1951-Jan. 9, 2013 BENSON -- Emily Ruth Stewart, 62, 500 N. Ryals St., died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Pisgah Top Bible Church of God in Erwin....

RACHEL HALL SUTTON

Dec. 2, 1942-Jan. 9, 2013 Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, 2013, Rachel Hall Sutton, 70, Rosewood Community, moved to her heavenly home. Rachel was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family, and set an example for her...

DAISY BROADHURST TYNER

Homegoing services for Daisy Broadhurst Tyner will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Disciples of Christ Church, 430 E. Elm St., with pastor David Williams presiding. No formal viewing will be held. (Pd)...

VAYRIA "BUNNIE" MAE FIELDS WHITLEY

Oct. 22, 1934-Jan. 9, 2013 Vayria "Bunnie" Mae Fields Whitley, 78, Westover Drive, passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 9, 2013, at home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell...

GERALDINE J. WRAY

Sept. 8, 1926-Jan. 9, 2013 WARSAW -- Mrs. Geraldine Jones Wray, 86, went to heaven Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, while at Unihealth Post Acute Care in Raleigh, which had been her home for the past four years. A native...

Thursday, January 10, 2013

BOYD BARFIELD

Oct. 16, 1932-Jan. 8, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Boyd Barfield, 80, known to all as "Bunny," Summerlin's Crossroads community, passed away Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services to remember him and his life will be...

GEORGE J. DEWITT

Died Jan. 7, 2013 WARSAW -- George James Dewitt, 72, 1773 U.S. 117 South, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw, with the Rev. Theodore Thompson officiating. Burial will be...

ELINOR C. EZZELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Elinor C. Ezzell, Rones Chapel community, died Wednesday night at Genesis HealthCare. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

RACHEL CROCKER HARRIS

June 22, 1927-Jan. 9, 2013 Rachel Crocker Harris, 85, passed away Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Johnston County to the late Frank and Eyra Brown Crocker, and was the wife of the late...

ANNIE PEARL ISLER HAYWOOD

April 9, 1935-Jan. 6, 2013 RALEIGH -- Annie P. Isler Haywood, 77, departed this life Jan. 6, 2013. A viewing will be held at Haywood Funeral Home during the hours of 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013....

MARVIN D. HOPPMANN

Marvin Dean Hoppmann, 79, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

EFFIE MAE SNEAD KEARNEY

Sept. 3, 1927-Jan. 9, 2013 Effie Mae Snead Kearney, 85, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Effie was born in Wayne County Sept. 3, 1927, to the late Levie Snead and Sula McCandless Snead. She was married to the...

LUCY P. HALL KING

Died Jan. 8, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Lucy Pearl Hall King, 81, died Tuesday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be at New Bethel AME Church in Magnolia Saturday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Josephine Newkirk...

EUNICE KORNEGAY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Eunice Kornegay, Garners Chapel community, died early today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

IRENE RUTH KUNAU

Jan. 31, 1929-Jan. 4, 2013 The Rev. Shelton and Wanda Whitman, pastor of Sims Pentecostal Holiness Church, announce the homegoing of Wanda's mother, Irene Ruth Kunau. She was born in Yoder, Colo., Jan. 31, 1929. She died in North...

EDWARD C. LOVE

Died Jan. 8, 2013 Edward C. Love, formerly of 1302 Peele St., died Tuesday at Genesis Nursing Center of Mount Olive. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery with full military honors. Arrangements are by...

CHUCK LUPTON

Oct. 15, 1943-Jan. 8, 2013 Charles L. "Chuck" Lupton, 69, 880 Church of God Road, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church, 752 Stoney Creek...

BETTY MCNAIR

June 22, 1944-Jan. 7, 2013 FARMVILLE -- Mother Betty McNair, 68, 4241-A Anderson Ave., Farmville, peacefully passed away Monday morning at her residence. She was born June 22, 1944, to Willie Sanders McNair and Marie Artis McNair Parker in...

EMILY STEWART

BENSON -- Emily Stewart, 62, 500 N. Ryals St., died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

RACHEL HALL SUTTON

Rachel Hall Sutton, 70, died Wednesday morning at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

DAISY B. TYNER

Daisy B. Tyner, 89, died Wednesday at Sutton's Retirement Center. Arrangements are pending at Rhodes Funeral Home....

VAYRIA F. WHITLEY

Vayria F. "Bunnie" Whitley, 78, Westover Drive, died Wednesday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

GERALDINE J. WRAY

Died Jan. 9, 2013 WARSAW -- Geraldine Jones Wray, 86, died Wednesday at Uni-Health Care in Raleigh. Funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Tyndall Funeral Home, with visitation afterward. Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at Wayne Memorial...

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

BOYD BARFIELD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Boyd "Bunny" Barfield, 80, Summerlin's Crossroads community, died Tuesday night at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ANNIE COOPER

WARSAW -- Annie Cooper, 90, 1661 N.C. 24 and 50, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

RACHEL CROCKER HARRIS

Rachel Crocker Harris, 85, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

BURNICE W. HODGES

Died Jan. 3, 2013 WARSAW -- The Rev. Burnice Weldon Hodges, 74, 413 S. Center St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Prayer of Faith Church, with bishop Chester Aycock officiating....

EFFIE S. KEARNEY

Effie Snead Kearney, 85, died this morning at New Hanover Regional Hospital in Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHUCK LUPTON

Oct. 15, 1943-Jan. 8, 2013 Charles L. "Chuck" Lupton, 69, 880 Church of God Road, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center Funeral service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church, 752 Stoney Creek...

EVERETT MORRISON

PIKEVILLE -- Everett Morrison, 90, died this morning at his daughter's home in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELTON D. PATE

May 30, 1960-Jan. 7, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Elton Daniel "Cracker Jack" Pate, 52, passed away suddenly Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va. Elton was born in Wayne County May 30, 1960, to Carolyn Lancaster...

JEFFIE BEST EVANS RAINS

Feb. 5, 1926-Jan. 7, 2013 Jeffie Best Evans Rains, 86, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. A private service will be held. She was born in Wayne County Feb. 5, 1926, to the late Thomas Aaron...

GERALDINE J. WRAY

WARSAW -- Geraldine Jones Wray, 86, died today at Uni-Health Nursing Facility in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

BABE RUTH ANDERSON

May 1, 1927-Jan. 2, 2013 FAYETTEVILLE -- Babe Ruth Anderson, 85, Fayetteville, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville. Babe was born May 1, 1927, in Jefferson County, Fla. Raised by his grandfather,...

GEORGE DEWITT

WARSAW -- George Dewitt, 72, 1773 U.S. 117 South, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EDWARD LOVE

Edward Love, 86, 1302 Peele St., died today at Genesis Nursing Center in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ELTON D. PATE

Died Jan. 7, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Elton Daniel "Cracker Jack" Pate, 52, passed away suddenly Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. in...

JEFFIE RAINS

Jeffie Rains, 86, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

BABY RYDER G. SANDERSON

Oct. 19, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ryder Gage Sanderson, 21/2- month-old infant son of Jimmy "Bo" Sanderson III and Kristian Britt Sanderson of Scott's Store section, quietly and suddenly passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 6, and now...

MARY VIRGINIA UZZELL

Sept. 25, 1926-Jan. 7, 2013 Mary Virginia Uzzell, 86, 404 Walnut Creek Drive, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour...

VIRGINIA PRICE WEEKS

Nov. 12, 1943-Jan. 6, 2013 Virginia Price Weeks, 69, passed away Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Portsmouth, Va., she was the daughter of the late Ashley W. and Esther Keel Price, and sister of the...

EVELYN L. WILLIS

July 23, 1938-Jan. 6, 2013 WINNABOW -- Evelyn Lucille Willis, 74, died Sunday in Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be noon Wednesday in Community Funeral Home chapel, with burial following in Golden Grove Cemetery in...

Monday, January 7, 2013

LOUIS DARDEN

Nov. 30, 1939-Jan. 6, 2013 FAISON -- Andrew Louis Darden, 73, died Sunday, Jan. 6, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev....

DOCK ANDER GOODING

Died Jan. 6, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dock Ander Gooding, Mount Olive, born September 1929, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 6, at Genesis Healthcare (formerly Mount Olive Health and Rehabilitation). Dock was born and raised in Greene County North...

DOUGLAS WADE KORNEGAY

Died Jan. 5, 2013 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Douglas Wade Kornegay, 65, North Charleston, passed away Jan. 5, 2013. Born in Mount Olive, he was the son of Doris Kornegay Holland and the late Everett Lee Kornegay. He served...

BETTY MCNAIR

Died Jan. 7, 2013 FARMVILLE -- Betty McNair, 68, 4241-A Anderson Ave., Farmville, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

VAN ALLEN MOSES SR.

Feb. 3, 1941-Dec. 30, 2012 Van Allen Moses Sr. passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, at Willow Creek Nursing Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. He was born Feb. 3, 1941, to the late James N. Moses and Athenia I. Moses. He...

ELTON PATE

PIKEVILLE -- Elton Pate, 53, died this morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DONAL PEREZ

MOUNT OLIVE -- Donal Perez, 702 S. Church St., died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JIMMY RAY SMITH

Oct. 23, 1969-Jan. 4, 2013 GARNER -- Jimmy Ray Smith, 43, Garner, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Jimmy was born Oct. 23, 1969, in Wake County to the late Donald and Judy Hamm Smith. Jimmy worked many years...

VIRGINIA P. WEEKS

Virginia Price Weeks, 69, died Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

EVELYN L. WILLIS

WILMINGTON -- Evelyn L. Willis, 74, died Sunday at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

Sunday, January 6, 2013

CLIFTON RAY GARNER

Dec. 30, 1938-Jan. 2, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Clifton Ray Garner, 74 of Summerlins Cross Road, died Wednesday at Betsy Johnson Hospital. Services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 137 Veach's Mill...

MINNIE GRAYS

Died Jan. 3, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Minnie Bell Jones Grays, 88, of Dudley, died Thursday. Services will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Ministries, 118 Booker St., with Apostle Kenneth Vaughn officiating. Viewing will be from noon...

JOHNNY A. LEE

Dec. 29, 1935-Jan. 4, 2013 Johnny Alex Lee, 77, of Dudley died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with Robert Goff and Lennie Reagan officiating....

CATHERINE "KITZI" MOORE

Died Jan. 3, 2013 Catherine "Kitzi" Metz Bridgers Moore, 84, of Richmond, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. A memorial service was Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 12291 River Road, Richmond, VA 23238. Kitzi was born...

ROBERT FRAZIER PORTER

Nov. 30, 1931-Jan. 3, 2013 Robert "Bobby" Frazier Porter, 81, of Warsaw, died Thursday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Visitation was held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw with a funeral service...

JIMMY R. SMITH

GARNER -- Jimmy Ray Smith, 43, of Garner, died Friday. Arrangements are incomplete with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

H.B. YOUNGER

Died Dec. 31, 2012 H.B. Younger, 94, 1205 E. Caswell St., Kinston, died Monday. Services will be today at 12:30 p.m. at Maury Chapel FWB Church, 4582 Hwy. 123 N., Snow Hill. Interment will follow at Westview Cemetery, Kinston....

Friday, January 4, 2013

MINNIE BELL

ROSEMARY C. DEES

Died Jan. 3, 2013 SWANSBORO -- Rosemary Canady Dees, 84, formerly of Fremont, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont, followed by visitation. She was a devoted mother, wife...

JONES GRAYS

DUDLEY -- Minnie Bell Jones Grays, 88, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

BURNICE HODGES

WARSAW -- The Rev. Burnice Hodges, 413 S. Center St., died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GRADY JOYNER

Dec. 1, 1943-Jan. 2, 2013 WILSON -- Grady Joyner, 69, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Memorial services will be conducted at Shingleton Funeral Home Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Tommy Hagan officiating. He is...

ROBERT PORTER

WARSAW -- Robert "Bobby" Porter, 81, died Thursday at Quinn Hospice Center of Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JAMES GARLAND WELLS

April 22, 1947-Dec. 30, 2012 James Garland Wells, 65, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Garland was born in Wayne County April 22, 1947, to the late Floyd Garland Wells and Etta Marie Turnage Wells of Goldsboro. Garland...

ASHOQUNET WRIGHT

May 25,1974-Jan. 2, 2013 Ashoqunet Wright died Wednesday. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Elmwood Cemetery in Enfield. She was born May 25, 1974, to Marvin E. Joyner and Nellie A. Wright in Nash County. She is...

Thursday, January 3, 2013

NANCY G. CRUSE

May 2, 1926-Jan. 2, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Wednesday morning, Jan. 2, 2013, Nancy Gray Cruse, 86, LaGrange, moved to her heavenly home. Nancy was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family and set an example for...

JOHNNY LEON FUTRELL

Feb. 28, 1940-Dec. 31, 2012 Johnny Leon Futrell, 72, Vance Drive, went to be with his Lord and savior Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 7 p.m. from the chapel of...

RAY GARNER

Ray Garner, 74, 851 E. New Hope Church Road, died Wednesday at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LOUIS GILLESPIE

April 24, 1979-Dec. 30, 2012 Louis Gillespie died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be at Herman Park Center auditorium Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery. He was born April 24, 1979, to Helen...

WILLIAM S. MEDLIN

May 16, 1956-Dec. 30, 2012 DURHAM -- William Sherwood Medlin, 56, died Sunday morning at Hock Family Pavilion. He was born in Johnston County May 16, 1956, to the late Luther Elson and Rosa Lee Deans Medlin. He is...

TONY EDWARD MOODY

Dec. 23, 1966-Jan. 2, 2013 DUDLEY -- Tony Edward Moody, 46, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. A celebration of life service will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 7 p.m. from...

WESLEY SOLICE JR.

Jan. 17, 1949-Jan. 1, 2013 DUDLEY -- Wesley Solice Jr., 63, Ruskin Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will be at...

H. STEPHEN SUTTON

Nov. 14, 1940-Jan. 1, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Henry Stephen Sutton, 72, passed away New Year's Day at his home in Scott's Store community. Son of the late Henry James Sutton and Thelma Houston Sutton, he was retired from...

ALMA HILL THOMAS

Died Jan. 2, 2013 FOUR OAKS -- Alma Hill Thomas, 90, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Friday at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Benson, with the Rev. George Thomas and the Rev. Robbie Thomas officiating....

JAMES GARLAND WELLS

April 22, 1947-Dec. 30, 2012 James Garland Wells, 65, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Garland was born in Wayne County April 22, 1947, to the late Floyd Garland Wells and Etta Marie Turnage Wells of Goldsboro. Garland...

MARTIN B. WILSON

Died Jan. 1, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Mr. Martin B. Wilson, 90, 825 N. Johnson Road, passed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at home. The funeral will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at 1 p.m. at White Oak Disciples of...

ASHOQUNET WRIGHT

TARBORO -- Ashoqunet Wright, 38, 500 Benson Drive, died Wednesday morning at Nash General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

BABE R. ANDERSON

FAYETTEVILLE -- Babe Ruth Anderson, 85, 317 Alden Drive, died Wednesday in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

NANCY CRUSE

LAGRANGE -- Nancy Cruse, 86, died this morning at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES HENRY DARDEN SR.

July 8, 1937-Dec. 31, 2012 Charles Henry Darden Sr., 75, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Charles was born in Sampson County July 8, 1937, to the late Henry Joseph Darden and Lillie Mae Thompson...

PAULINE AVERA GODWIN

Died Jan. 1, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Pauline Avera Godwin died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Pauline was a native of Johnston County, but had lived in Wayne County since 1956. She was the daughter of...

HENRY S. LEACH

Jan. 21, 1921-Dec. 30, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Henry Solomon Leach, 150 Barwick Road, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Luke Disciple Church of Christ, with the Rev. L.D. Melvin officiating. Burial...

TONY MOODY

Tony Moody, 46, died this morning at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

FRANCES WHITLEY ROSE

March 28, 1923-Dec. 31, 2012 Frances Whitley Rose, 89, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Frances was born in Wayne County March 28, 1923, to the late Joseph Stevenson Parks and Lila Smith Parks. She...

WESLEY SOLICE JR.

DUDLEY -- Wesley Solice Jr., 63, Ruskin Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MISAEL E. VELAZQUEZ

March 4, 1977-Dec. 29, 2012 MOUNT OLIVE -- Misael Escalante Velazquez, 35, 125 Mill Run Village Road, died Saturday at home. Funeral mass will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Maria Reina Las Amercas Catholic Church in Mount Olive....

H.B. YOUNGER

KINSTON -- H.B. Younger, 1205 E. Caswell St., died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

ROBERT R. BARWICK

April 12, 1937-Dec. 30, 2012 AYDEN -- Retired Sergeant Major Robert Randolph "Bob" Barwick, 75, of Ayden, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Bob was born April 12, 1937, in Wayne County to the late Andrew and Willie Lewis...

CHARLES HENRY DARDEN SR.

Charles Henry Darden Sr., 75, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOHNNY FUTRELL

CLARA MAE HALL

BENJAMIN JONES

Died Dec. 28, 2012 Mr. Benjamin Jones, 509 Olivia Lane, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church,...

MARVIN MOSES JR.

July 30, 1945-Dec. 30, 2012 Marvin Moses Jr. 67, 809 Franklin St., died Sunday at the VA Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral will be noon Thursday in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home with military honors....

VELMA B. PRICE

FRANCES P. ROSE

Frances P. Rose, 89, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CAROLYN JONES TAYLOR

Jan. 20, 1942-Dec 31, 2012 CALYPSO -- Mrs. Carolyn Jones Taylor, 70, passed away early Monday morning, Dec. 31, 2012, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services will be held by the graveside on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013,...

MARGARET THERESA THOMPSON

April 25, 1920-Dec. 30, 2012 Margaret Theresa Thompson, 92, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic...