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Sunday, March 31, 2013

ALTON H. BARFIELD

RALEIGH -- Alton H. Barfield Sr. died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ALBERT DAVIS

Albert Davis, 56, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ALTON E. DAW

June 21, 2013-March 29, 2013 Alton Eugene Daw, 72, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at his home. The funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. April 1, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Frank Flowers, the Rev....

MERENDAY GAUTIER

Merenday Gautier died at Kitty Askins Hospice Center on Saturday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHN R. HOWELL

Died March 28, 2013 SMITHFIELD -- John Ricky Howell, 58, died Thursday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hephzibah Baptist Church, Princeton. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of John...

WILLIAM "BILL" JONES

Sept. 18, 1930-March 30, 2013 William Ashley "Bill" Jones, 82, passed away early Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Bishop Ray Lane officiating. Burial will follow...

KENNETH F. LANGSTON

Died March 29, 2013 Kenneth F. Langston, 45, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

FAYE MARTIN

Died March 29, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Faye Martin, 67, died Friday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Roanoke Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Newton Grove with the Rev. Kelvin Blackman officiating. She was born to...

EDWARD L. MELTON

Feb. 4, 1957-March 29, 2013 FAISON -- Edward Lee Melton, 56, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at his home on Water Treatment Road. A service of remembrance will be conducted Wednesday, April 3, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall...

FRANCES LEE MONROE

Died March 29, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Frances Lee Monroe, 91, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Byrd's Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. James Faison III officiating. Burial will follow in Duplin...

JERRY D. REAVES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jerry D. Reaves, 71, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

HAZEL HERRING SUTTON

April 1, 1920-March 29, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Hazel Herring Sutton, 92, died Friday, March 29, 2013. The funeral services will be 3 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013 at Goshen United Methodist Church, with Rev. Rochele Bailey officiating. Burial...

JOANNE HAWKINS WILLIAMS

Died March 28, 2013 Joanne Hawkins Williams, 72, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Sarecta United Methodist Church, Pink Hill. She was married to Anthony Williams. She is survived by five...

RUTH HOLLAND WILLIAMS

Ruth Holland Williams, 81, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Friday, March 29, 2013

MARGARET BARBRY

Margaret Barbry, 80, died Thursday evening at Tower Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

CATHERINE BARNES

Sunrise Aug. 26, 1961-Sunset March 25, 2013 Elder Catherine Nick Barnes took her final rest at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville, N.C., Monday, March 25, 2013. Funeral service for Elder Barnes will be held Monday, April 1, 2013, at...

BUDDY HERRING

Dec. 10, 1956-March 27, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Julius "Buddy" Herring Jr., 56, LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Buddy was born Dec. 10, 1956, in Wayne County to Annie Jones Herring of Scotts Store and the late Julius...

LOLA M. JONES

Died March 27, 2013 KENLY -- Lola Mae Jones, 83, died at Johnston Medical Center Wednesday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Church of God of Prophecy, with pastor Steve Singleton officiating. Burial will be at Kenly...

FRANCES P. MCBRAYER

March 20, 1929-March 28, 2013 DUDLEY -- Frances Palmarozzo McBrayer, 84, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 2013, from 5 to 7...

FRANCES L. MONROE

ROSE HILL -- Frances Lee Monroe, 91, died today at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

STANCE M. MOORE

Died March 27, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Stance Murlin Moore, 86, died at home Wednesday. Funeral will be 3:30 p.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Albertson Ward. Burial will be at Moore Family Cemetery...

EDNA FRAZIER SANDERS

Died March 8, 2013 Edna Frazier Sanders, 87, died March 8 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be Saturday at noon at Rhodes Funeral chapel, South Slocumb Street....

JAMES G. TURTON

Sept. 23, 1939-March 24, 2013 Retired Master Sgt. James Gordon Turton, 73, resident of Lenoir Assisted Living in Kinston, formerly of Pikeville, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Monday at 10 a.m. in Pikeville Cemetery...

GEORGE HOWARD WILSON

May 28, 1920-March 27, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- George Howard Wilson, 92, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. George was born in Wayne County May 28, 1920, to the late Willie and Vina...

Thursday, March 28, 2013

BASHIE F. TATUM-BUTLER

June 2, 1929-March 24, 2013 Bashie Francis Tatum-Butler died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Holly Hill Church of Christ in LaGrange. She was born June 2, 1929, to the late John...

CORENE COLEY

Corene Coley, 88, died Wednesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHN EARL DOCKERY

Oct. 9, 1933-March 22, 2013 The Rev. John Earl Dockery was born Oct. 9, 1933, in Lumberton, N.C., to the late James "Jay" and Mary Frances Dockery. He transitioned from labor to reward Friday, March 22, 2013. He received...

HENRY FRANKLIN

Nov. 24, 1939-March 24, 2013 Henry Franklin died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Visitation and memorial service will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. He was born Nov. 24, 1939, to the...

CRAIG J. GAUSE

Died March 21, 2013 WILSON -- Craig J. Gause, 30, 905 Grove St., died March 21. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Temple of Jesus. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MICHELLE ANN LAM GORDON

Dec. 7, 1982-March 24, 2013 ROSEWOOD -- Ms. Michelle Ann Lam Gordon, 30, 1193 Old Smithfield Road, passed unexpectedly Sunday, March 24, 2013. The service honoring her life will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013, at noon in the...

IRMA D. JOYNER

March 23, 1950-March 22, 2013 TURKEY -- Irma Dale Joyner, 5685 Dave Bright Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with minister Timothy Mull officiating. Burial...

RACHEL WILDER KHAN

Died March 24, 2013 TAMPA, Fla. -- Rachel Wilder Khan passed March 24 in Tampa, Fla. She was the daughter of Jenny Butler and Willis Wilder. She was the granddaughter of Bee Adams and James Butler, and great-granddaughter of...

LASHONDA M. PRIDGEN

July 8, 1987-March 26, 2013 LaShonda Marie Pridgen, 25, 406 S. Pineview Ave., died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Delight United Holy Church in Parkstown, with the Rev. Devin Pickett officiating. She...

LOUISE P. WADDELL

April 29, 1920-March 27, 2013 Louise Pittman Waddell, 92, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Louise was born in Wayne County April 29, 1920, to the...

GEORGE H. WILSON

George H. Wilson, 92, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MELVIN L. WOOTEN JR.

Died March 21, 2013 WILSON -- Melvin Lee Wooten Jr., 34, 509 Grove St., died March 21. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Simon Grove Holy Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

JOHN ROBERT BARTON

May 1, 1957-March 26, 2013 ALBERTSON -- John Robert Barton Jr., 55, passed away early Tuesday, March 26, at his home. A service of remembrance will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated...

JOHN EARL DOCKERY

Oct. 9, 1933-March 22, 2013 The Rev. John Earl Dockery was born Oct. 9, 1933, in Lumberton, N.C., to the late James "Jay" and Mary Frances Dockery. He transitioned from labor to reward Friday, March 22, 2013. He is...

MICHELLE L. GORDON

ROSEWOOD -- Michelle Lam Gordon, 30, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

AMANDA LAWRENCE LANE

March 18, 1980-March 22, 2013 NEW BERN -- Amanda Taylor Lawrence Lane, 33, died Friday. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Al Sullivan and the Rev. Jan Rouse officiating. Interment will...

JAMES D. PEARSALL

May 20, 1944-March 23, 2013 James Daniel Pearsall, 68, 1405 Poplar St., Apt. 5, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel of J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

LASHONDA PRIDGEN

LaShonda Pridgen, 25, 406 S. Pineview Ave., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LOUISE P. WADDELL

Louise Pittman Waddell, 92, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

CATHERINE BARNES

WILSON -- Catherine Barnes, 51, died Monday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOHN R. BARTON JR.

John Robert Barton Jr., 55, died this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ROLAND BONEY SR.

Died March 24, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Roland Boney Sr., 91, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be at Island Creek A.M.E. Church in Rose Hill Thursday at noon, with the Rev. Ruth Pugh...

GEORGE HUGH JACKSON

Sept. 6, 1922-March 25, 2013 George Hugh Jackson passed peacefully after a brief illness March 25, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center to move on to his home in heaven. He was preceded in death by his parents, June...

IRMA D. JOYNER

TURKEY -- Irma Dale Joyner, 62, 5685 Dave Bright Road, died Friday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MATTHEW T. LEAVY

Dec. 19, 1958-March 14, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Matthew Thomas Leavy, 54, 4512 Wellington Drive, died March 14 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. A Mass will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Kinston....

JAMES D. PEARSALL

James D. Pearsall, 68, brother of Ida Hook, passed Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A professional, sympathetic, dignified and compassionate service entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ADDIE E. RATLIFF

Died March 23, 3013 RALEIGH -- Addie Evie "Evelyn" Ratliff, 77, died at Wake Med Saturday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Boyette Family Cemetery. Born in Johnston County, she...

RAYMOND C. WOODARD

Oct. 3, 1928-March 24, 2013 PRINCETON -- Raymond Cox Woodard, 84, 213 Ruffin Road, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be at Casey Funeral Home chapel tonight at 6:30, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial will...

Monday, March 25, 2013

JAMES R. BAKER

July 26, 1927-March 23, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Robert Baker, 85, Dale Road, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 23, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Mr. Baker, retired from the United States Navy, was also a...

HENRY FRANKLIN

Henry Franklin died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

MAUDE WORRELL GURLEY

Aug. 4, 1914-March 23, 2013 Maude Worrell Gurley, 98, went to be with her Lord Saturday evening at Willow Creek Nursing Home while surrounded by her family. Maude was born in Wayne County Aug. 4, 1914, to the late...

JUDY S. HOLLAND

Nov. 26, 1948-March 23,2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Judy Sutton Holland, 64, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at home. Services will be held Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Robert Ellis,...

ROBERT W. MORRIS

Died March 23, 2013 KENLY -- Robert Wayne Morris, 64, 421 Pollock Road, died Saturday at home. He was born in Johnston County to Alberta Bass Morris of Kansas and the late Jennings B Morris. He was married to...

FRANCES C. CASTEEN PATE

Aug. 17, 1940-March 24, 2013 MAGNOLIA -- Frances Catherine Casteen Pate, 72, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wallace Church of God. Burial will be in Duplin Memorial Gardens in Teachey. She was born...

BASHIE TATUM

Bashie Tatum died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

RAYMOND C. WOODARD

PRINCETON -- Raymond Cox Woodard, 84, Ruffin Road, died Sunday morning. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

Sunday, March 24, 2013

DORIS MAE BAILEY

Sept. 9, 1932-March 22, 2013 Longtime business owner Doris L. Bailey died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private graveside service will be held at Wayne Memorial Park in Goldsboro, with pastor Gene Hales officiating. She...

JAMES R. BAKER

MOUNT OLIVE -- James R. Baker, 85, Dale Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LOUISE JONES CASEY

SMITHFIELD -- Louise Jones Casey, 76, died Thursday morning. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Casey Funeral Home Chapel, Princeton, with the Rev. John Graves and the Rev. Vibert Tyrrel officiating. She was the daughter of the late...

GLENN C. DAVIS

Died March 21, 2013 EUREKA -- Glenn Collins Davis, 82, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013. He was retired from CP&L with 33 years of service, and was an avid sports fan. Graveside service will be Monday at 2...

PATRICIA "PAT" TURLINGTON DEES

Sept. 14, 1939-March 17, 2013 Patricia Turlington Dees died March 17, 2013, in Goldsboro. Born in Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1939, she spent her early years in Raleigh, N.C. After her education in Raleigh area schools, she started her...

JOHN E. DOCKERY

The Rev. John E. Dockery died Friday evening. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home....

LULA MAE FULGHUM

Nov. 11, 1921-March 22, 2013 GARNER -- Lula Mae Bass Fulghum, 91, passed away Friday evening at her daughter's home in Garner. A funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home at 5...

MYRTLE J. GRAHAM

Died March 21, 2013 WARSAW -- Myrtle J. Graham, 82, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Warsaw Baptist Church with burial at Devotional Gardens. She was born in Robeson County to the late Billy...

JUDY Q. HOLLAND

MOUNT OLIVE -- Judy Quinn Holland, 64, Jim Grady Road, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

NANCY HOUSTON JONES

Died March 22, 2013 WARSAW -- Nancy Houston Jones, 77, died Friday at home. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Warsaw United Methodist Church. She was born in Duplin County to the late John Marvin...

SHEILA FAYE MOZINGO

Died March 21, 2013 Sheila Faye Mozingo, 63, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Saturday 3 p.m. at Shumate Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Erick Welborn officiating with burial at Pinewood Cemetery. Born in the Seven Springs...

JAMES D. PEARSALL

James D. Pearsall, 68, died Saturday, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MILFORD R. QUINN

Nov.12, 1924-March 22, 2013 WARSAW -- Milford R. Quinn, 88, died Friday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Warsaw Baptist Church. Burial will be at Devotional Gardens, Warsaw. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Warsaw...

SANDRA COLEY THOMAS

Sep. 26, 1946-March 13, 2013 WILMINGTON, Del. -- Sandra "Tootsie" Coley Thomas, formerly of Wayne County, died March 13, 2013, of metastatic lung cancer. A celebration of life was held in her honor March 18, 2013, at Canaan Baptist...

IANTHA C. WHITFIELD

Died March 19, 2013 Iantha C. Whitfield died Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Delight United Holy Church, with the Rev. Pickett officiating. Burial will follow at Old...

MILDRED HOWELL WILLIAMS

Died March 22, 2013 Mildred Howell Williams, 86, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013. A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Monday, March, 25, 2013, at Evergreen Memorial Park, with the Rev. Leo Bennett officiating. Visitation will be 5...

Friday, March 22, 2013

LOUISE JONES CASEY

May 4, 1936-March 21, 2013 SMITHFIELD -- Louise Jones Casey, 76, died Thursday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. John Graves and the Rev. Vibert Tyrrel officiating. Burial will be at...

GLENN C. DAVIS

Died March 21, 2013 EUREKA -- Glenn C. Davis, 82, died Thursday, March 21, 2013. Funeral will be Monday, time and place to be announced in the Sunday edition of the News-Argus. Surviving are his wife, Cara Yelverton Davis;...

DONNA G. LAWSON GOLDRING

June 13, 1959-March 14, 2013 Donna Gail Lawson Goldring, 53, died March 14 at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Holly Grove Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. She was born...

MYRTLE GRAHAM

WARSAW -- Myrtle Graham died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

FRANCIS E. "FRANK" HERRING

Died March 15, 2013 BRANDON, Fla. -- Francis E. "Frank" Herring, 73, Brandon, Fla., formerly of Goldsboro, N.C., passed away March 15, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Louise Herring; wife, Anna Herring; and...

ELIZABETH S. HINES

May 15, 1908-March 21, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Elizabeth "Lib" Summerlin Hines, 104, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at her home surrounded by her children. Mrs. Hines is survived by a son, Reginald R. Hines Jr. and wife,...

SHEILA F. MOZINGO

Sheila Faye Mozingo, 63, died Thursday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

CATHY M. SPEIGHT

Died March 20, 2013 KENLY -- Cathy Marie Speight, 56, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Shawn Garnett officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Wilson. Born...

BETTY S. SUTTON

Jan. 29, 1932-March 20, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Betty Jane Sanderson Sutton, 81, LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Betty was born Jan. 29, 1932, in Calypso to the late Alexander and Alice Dickson Sanderson. She was preceded in...

RICKY A. TALTON

Feb. 22, 1955-March 20, 2013 AUBURN -- Ricky A. Talton, 58, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Victory Church. Burial will be at Mount Herman Christian Church Cemetery. He was the son of Magdalene Talton and...

JANICE BEST TUCKER

March 26, 1947-March 21, 2013 Janice Best Tucker, 65, went to be with her Lord Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Janice was born in Wayne County March 26, 1947, to the late Fonnie Smith Best and...

Thursday, March 21, 2013

JAMES D.T. BEST

Nov. 23, 1942-March 18, 2013 James Douglas Thomas Best, 70, 405 James St., Apt. 8, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

GRACE BEST

Died March 16, 2013 Grace Best, 95, resident of Willow Creek Nursing Home, passed away Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Homegoing services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Fremont. She will be...

EVA FERRELL DAVIS

May 6, 1922-March 20, 2013 WILSON -- Eva Ferrell Davis, 90, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Avante of Wilson. Graveside service will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Ferrell Family Cemetery in Wilson. She was born in...

JAMES M. DAWSON

Died March 14, 2013 LAGRANGE -- James Morris "Bemmie" Dawson, 73, 167 Fussell Road, died March 14 at LaGrange Gardens Assistant Living. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in...

ELIZABETH S. HINES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Elizabeth "Lib" Summerlin Hines, 104, passed away this morning at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

ARNOLD LEE HOWE

Jan. 27, 1936-March 16, 2013 Arnold Lee Howe, 77, Rosewood community, died at home Saturday, March 16, 2013. Born Jan. 27, 1936, he was the son of the late Arthur Lorenzo and Hazel Field Howe. He is survived by...

JANIE M. MALPASS

Died March 19, 2013 PINK HILL -- Janie Marie Malpass, 65, 4313 Rosewood Drive, died Tuesday at Quinn Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Pink Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jan Fucili officiating. She...

ANNIE MAE MUMFORD MATTHEWS

July 19, 1927-March 15, 2013 Annie Mae Mumford Matthews was born July 19, 1927, to the late Arthur and Flossie Mumford of Goldsboro, N.C. She was called from labor to reward Friday, March 15, 2013. She leaves to cherish...

R.A. SASSER

Died March 19, 2013 PINKNEY -- R.A. Sasser Jr., Pinkney, was promoted March 19 surrounded by his family. A lifetime farmer and accountant, he is survived by two sons, R.A. Sasser III and wife, Dana, and Rudy Aycock Sasser...

ROSS M. SUTTON

Aug. 7, 1935-March 15, 2013 URBANDALE, Iowa -- Ross M. Sutton, 77, died Friday at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel of J.B. Rhodes...

MARJORIE W. THOMPSON

Feb. 7, 1921-March 19, 2013 PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Marjorie Wiggins Thompson passed away in Panama City, Fla., March 19, 2013. She was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Goldsboro, N.C., the daughter of the late Lonnie Lee Wiggins of...

JANICE B. TUCKER

Janice Best Tucker, 65, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KENNETH J. WYNN

Died March 16, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Junior "K.J." Wynn, 41, 107 Young Drive, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Dudley, with Dr. Curtis Lee officiating....

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

JAMES D.T. BEST

James Douglas Thomas Best died Monday night at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JACOB HAMILTON SR.

June 15, 1948-March 17, 2013 ALBERTSON -- Jacob Hamilton Sr., 64, 252 John David Grady Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Bethany Free Will Baptist Church in Albertson....

DOROTHY SHEPHERD HILLIARD

Died March 18, 2013 ELON -- Mrs. Dorothy Shepherd Hilliard, 87, died Monday, March 18, 2013. Mrs. Hilliard was born in Durham, and was preceded in death by her mother, Mrs. Dora Perry Shepherd. She majored in voice at...

MARJORIE HOWARD HUGHES

Died March 17, 2013 Marjorie Howard Hughes, 68, 800 E. Mulberry St., Goldsboro, passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Eulogistic services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Holly Hill Church of Christ in Best Station. She...

JAMES S. "SONNY" RIGGS JR.

March 18, 1940-March 18, 2013 NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Sonny passed away Monday on his birthday at Eisenhower Medical Center. He was born in Goldsboro, the son of the late James S. Riggs Sr. and Lyndal C. Riggs. He...

ROSS M. SUTTON

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Ross M. Sutton, 77, died Friday at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARJORIE WIGGINS THOMPSON

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Marjorie Wiggins Thompson, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EASTER WILSON THOMPSON

Died March 16, 2013 WILSON -- Easter Wilson Thompson, 78, 2207 Howard Jones Court, formerly of Fremont, died Saturday. Funeral will be noon Friday at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Fremont. Arrangements are by Hamilton...

AUSTIN C. TURNER

Sept. 20, 1992-March 17, 2013 Austin Cole Turner, 20, died Sunday due to injuries received in an accident in Sumter, S.C. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, with pastor...

IANTHA WHITFIELD

WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- Iantha Whitfield, 88, formerly of Goldsboro, died Tuesday evening. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

LOUIS D. BRESHEARS

Oct. 31, 1922-March 18, 2013 Louis David Breshears, 90, Mulberry Street, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Oak View (Maplewood) Cemetery in Mount Olive. He was born in...

JOHN COUNCIL

July 1, 1953-March 14, 2013 John was called home to be with his Lord and savior, Jesus Christ, March 14, 2013, in Raleigh, N.C., at Wake Medical Center. He was the son of the late John T. Council Sr....

WANDA BROWN FREDERICK

Died March 16, 2013 KENANSVILLE -- Wandra Brown Frederick, 81, died Saturday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wallace. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 2 p.m., with...

SANDRA SUE LOCKAMY

Dec. 19, 1944-March 18, 2013 WARSAW -- Sandra Sue Lockamy, 68, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013. Sandra was born Dec. 19, 1944, in Wayne County to Mary Virginia Veach and the late Ralph Lanier. In addition to her...

KENNETH J. WYNN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Junior "K.J." Wynn, 41, 107 Young Drive, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Monday, March 18, 2013

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Sept. 3, 1926-March 17, 2013 Howard Blackmon Howell, 86, passed away peacefully Sunday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County to the late Willie M. and Rosa Tadlock Howell. Funeral services will be held...

JUDY ASHBY

Feb. 4, 1934-March 16, 2013 Judy "Julia Faye" Ashby died Saturday, March 16, at Kitty Askins. She was born in Tulsa, Okla., to the late Gordon S. and Ethel O. See. She married Gordon B. Ashby in 1959, and...

LOUIS BRESHEARS

Louis Breshears, 90, died this morning at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES M. DAWSON

LAGRANGE -- James Morris "Bemmie" Dawson, 73, 167 Fussell Road, died Thursday at LaGrange Gardens Assistant Living. Arrangements are pending at Hood Funeral Home Inc....

WALTER B. EDWARDS

Aug. 29, 1936-March 17, 2013 Walter Benton Edwards, 76, passed away Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Leland and Essie Mae Reaves Edwards. He attended Grace Baptist Church,...

JACOB HAMILTON

ALBERTSON -- Jacob Hamilton, 64, 252 John David Grady Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARGIE HUGHES

Margie Hughes, 68, 800 E. Mulberry St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JIMMY D. LEE

Died March 17, 2013 SAMPSON COUNTY -- Jimmy David Lee, 59, died Sunday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Brett Cody officiating. Interment will be...

ANNIE MATTHEWS

Annie Matthews, 85, died Friday evening at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

HERBERT J. TANNER

June 19, 1929-March 14, 2013 Herbert James Tanner, 83, died March 14, 2013, at his home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. James AME Zion Church, 205 S. George St., Goldsboro....

Sunday, March 17, 2013

GRACE BEST

Grace Best, 95, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CLARENCE A. BOGEY JR.

Died March 16, 2013 DUDLEY -- Clarence Alexander Bogey Jr., 81, U.S. 117 South, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell...

WILLIAM E. BRITT

April 13, 1938-March 15, 2013 William Edgar Britt, 74, went to be with his Lord Friday morning surrounded by his family at his home. He was born in Wayne County to the late Edgar Lipton and Prosie Strickland Britt,...

ROBERT E. FOSS JR.

Jan. 30, 1944-March 14, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Robert Earl "Bobby" Foss, 69, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013. Bobby was born Jan. 30, 1944, in Lenoir County to the late Emmitt W. Foss and Geneva Smith Foss Wood....

GEORGE J. GARDNER

Feb. 23, 1940-March 15, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- George Jefferson Gardner, 73, a retired farmer, died Friday morning at his home. Born Feb. 23, 1940, in Wayne County to the late Theodore "Thedie" and Nina Pate Gardner, he was preceded...

ARNOLD L. HOWE

Arnold Lee Howe, 77, 155 Community Drive, died at home Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

BELVA GREENFIELD JACKSON

Aug. 4, 1954-March 12, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Belva Greenfield Jackson, 58, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Bel," 496...

HERBERT J. TANNER

June 19, 1929-March 14, 2013 Herbert James Tanner, 83, died March 14, 2013, at his home. Mr. Tanner was born in Union County June 19, 1929, to Joe Mack Tanner and Christine Elizabeth Chambers. He attended Mecklenburg County schools,...

SANDRA COLEY THOMAS

Died March 13, 2013 WILMINGTON, Del. -- Sandra "Tootsie" Coley Thomas, formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Canaan Baptist Church in New Castle, Del. She was the daughter of late James...

Friday, March 15, 2013

WILLIAM E. BRITT

William Edgar Britt, 74, died this morning at his home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

RICKY BROGDEN

Nov. 14, 1961-March 14, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Richard Nelson "Ricky" Brogden, 51, son of the late Verna Mae Waters Brogden and Charles Nelson Brogden, died Thursday at Waylin Life Care Center. He is survived by three sisters, Vickie...

JOHN COUNCIL JR.

John Council Jr., 59, died Thursday at Wake Med Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

DONNA GOLDRING

LAGRANGE -- Donna Goldring, 53, died Thursday evening at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

BELVA GREENFIELD JACKSON

Belva Greenfield Jackson, 58, 496 Hare Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MATTHEW LEAVY

Matthew Leavy died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

EDWARD MANLEY

Died March 14, 2013 HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Edward Manley, 52, died Thursday at Miami Baptist Hospital. He was born in Mount Olive to Richard and Katherine Manley....

RANDY NEWSOME

May 29, 1956-March 14, 2013 Randy Newsome, 56, Hare Road, went to be with his Lord and savior Thursday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Free Chapel...

MAYVEE RENFROW RAPER

Died March 13, 2013 KENLY -- Mayvee Renfrow Raper, 85, died Wednesday at her daughter's home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with pastor Jasper Renfrow officiating. Burial will be at Raper Family Cemetery....

HERBERT TANNER

Herbert Tanner died Thursday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CLYDE RUTH MITCHELL TART

Aug. 11, 1929-March 13, 2013 CLAYTON -- Clyde Ruth Mitchell Tart, 83, 312 Stonebrook Drive, Clayton, formerly of Princeton, died Wednesday evening. She was born Aug. 11, 1929, and was the daughter of the late James Barney and Elizabeth...

Thursday, March 14, 2013

MARY JANE LEWIS-GUSS

Oct. 17, 1941-March 8, 2013 LOCUST GROVE, Ga. -- Mary Jane Lewis-Guss, 71, Locust Grove, Ga., passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, at Brightmoore Hospice Care in Griffin, Ga. A service celebrating Mary's life will be held Saturday, March...

CHRISTINE ARTIS

June 27, 1941-March 10, 2013 Mrs. Christine Artis, affectionately called "Chris," daughter of the late Maddie and the late Willie Thompson, was born June 27, 1941, in Goldsboro, N.C. She was called home by God March 10, 2013, while...

SIBYLLA HOOD

March 10, 1949-March 11, 2013 Sibylla Hood, 64, Lane Ridge Drive, died Monday evening at home. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. She was born in Germany...

QUENTINE HOWELL

Died March 10, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Quentine Howell, 94, died March 10, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Orlando Thomas Tonkin Howell and Smitha "Smithy" Jane...

CHERYL ANN KOGER

Jan. 5, 1972-March 10, 2013 Cheryl Ann Koger, 41, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at the home of friends. A celebration of life service will be held Friday evening, March 15, 2013, at First Baptist Church at 7:30...

DAVID NEWSOME

David Newsome, 56, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

WILLARD L. STONE

Jan. 28, 1923-March 13, 2013 Willard Lee Stone, 90, formerly of Oak Ridge Drive, Dudley, passed away Wednesday at Dunn Health and Rehab. He was the son of the late Gaither and Maggie Stone, and was married to Edna...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

HENRY BATCHELOR

Dec. 5, 1949-Feb. 26, 2013 STRATFORD, N.J. -- Henry "Scall Cat" Batchelor, 63, formerly of Warsaw, died Feb. 26 at Kennedy University Hospital-Stratford. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Full Gospel Deliverance Church in Warsaw, with apostle...

HENRY T. FENNELL

Died March 10, 2013 CHAPEL HILL -- Henry Toney Fennell, 64, formerly of Harrells, died Sunday at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Thursday...

ISAIAH LEN HENDERSON

Nov. 12, 1998-March 9, 2013 Isaiah Len Henderson went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 9, 2013, at home being surrounded by loved ones. Isaiah was born Nov. 12, 1998, at Wayne Memorial Hospital to Shenitha Henderson Peacock...

CHERYL A. KOGER

Cheryl Ann Koger, 41, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ZENO MOORE JR.

Sept. 27, 1935-March 12, 2013 STANTONSBURG -- Zeno "Binky" Moore Jr., 77, Pelt Road, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home. A graveside service will be...

MARTHA LEWIS BYNUM RICHARDSON

Died March 9, 2013 Martha "Dooda" Lewis Bynum Richardson, 92, died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Friday at noon at Mount Zion Seventh-day Adventist Church in LaGrange, with pastor Calvin Watkins...

GLENNIE LANGSTON ROUSE

March 22, 1912-March 9, 2013 "Oh, that I had wings like a dove; then I would fly away and rest!" Psalm 55:61 Mother Glennie Langston Rouse, 100, 100 N. Harding Drive, peacefully departed this life Saturday at Wayne Memorial...

EDWARD DOUGLAS SMITH

June 5, 1941-March 7, 2013 LEESVILLE, S.C. -- Edward Douglas "Doug" Smith, 71, passed away at Lexington Medical Center in Lexington, S.C., March 7, 2013. A resident of Leesville, S.C., Mr. Smith was born in Grifton, N.C., June 5,...

WILLARD L. STONE

Willard L. Stone, 90, died this morning at Dunn Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

LUCILLE F. ANDERSON

April 12, 1916-March 10, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Lucille Foss Anderson, 96, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013. Miss Lucille was born in Lenoir County to the late Simon and Anna Ivey Foss. She was preceded in death by...

WILLIE E. BARRETT SR.

June 23, 1940-March 8, 2013 Willie E. Barrett Sr., 72, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Central Heights Free Will Baptist Church, with Dr. Isaac Burnett officiating. Interment will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

SIBYLLA HOOD

Sibylla Hood, 64, Lane Ridge Drive, died Monday evening at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LOUISE D. MEEKER

July 27, 1927-March 10, 2013 Louise Drew Meeker, 85, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. No formal service will be held. She was born in Billings, Mont., July 27, 1927, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Drew. She...

BESSIE M. SUTTON

Died March 10, 2013 WARSAW -- Bessie Mae Sutton, 88, 788 W. College St., died Sunday at Carolina East Hospice Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw, with the Rev. Theodore...

Monday, March 11, 2013

CHRISTINE ARTIS

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Christine Artis, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday morning at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

RICHARD DANIEL "DICK" AUGER

May 1, 1919-March 9, 2013 Richard Daniel “Dick” Auger died Saturday morning, March 9, 2013, in Raleigh at Rex Rehab and Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Saint Paul United...

EVELYN JEAN BIZZELL

Died March 8, 2013 Evelyn Jean Bizzell, 57, Goldsboro, N.C., passed away Friday March 8, 2013. Evelyn is survived by her husband, Johnny Bizzell; her sons, Robert Drew, D.J. Giles and Jason Sisko; and her daughter-in-law, Sara Drew. Evelyn...

TAMEKA BAGLEY HALL

DEEP RUN -- Tameka Bagley Hall, 39, 3510 Old N.C. 11, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ISAIAH L. HENDERSON

Master Isaiah L. Henderson, 14, 4694 U.S. 117 Alternate, passed away Saturday night, March 9, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family. Isaiah was an eighth-grade student at Brogden Middle School in Dudley. Arrangements are incomplete at this...

QUENTINE HOWELL

PIKEVILLE -- Quentine Howell, 94, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT L. LEE

June 28, 1940-March 9, 2013 Retired Air Force Technical Sgt. Robert L. Lee went to be with his Lord Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. TSgt. Lee was born in Franklin County,...

LOUISE MEEKER

Louise Meeker, 85, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ERIC POWELL

Died March 8, 2013 SNEADS FERRY -- Eric Vernon Powell, 37, Sneads Ferry, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, from complications of A.L.S. at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday,...

GLENNIE LANGSTON ROUSE

Glennie Langston Rouse, 100, 100 N. Harding Drive, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

BESSIE SUTTON

WARSAW -- Bessie Sutton, 88, 788 W. College St., died Sunday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LELA B. WHITEHEAD

Died March 7, 2013 WALLACE -- Lela B. Whitehead, 90, 107 Hattie Bass Land, died Thursday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at New Elders Chapel AME Zion Church in Magnolia, with...

Sunday, March 10, 2013

RICHARD DANIEL "DICK" AUGER

May 1, 1919-March 9, 2013 Richard Daniel "Dick" Auger died Saturday morning, March 9, 2013, in Raleigh at Rex Rehab and Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Saint Paul United...

WILLIE BARRETT SR.

Willie Earl Barrett Sr., 72, died Friday morning at home. Arrangements are incomplete at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

EVELYN BIZZELL

Evelyn J. Bizzell, 57, died Friday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

MARILYN L. BROWN

Sept. 7, 1955-March 7, 2013 Marilyn Faye Lane Brown, 57, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to celebrate the life of Marilyn will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with Pastor Charles Gentry...

THOMAS WILSON CARR

Aug. 27, 1927-March 7, 2013 Thomas Wilson Carr, 85, passed away on Thursday at his home. The family will receive friends today, March 10, 2013, from 2 until 3:30 p.m. at Brogden United Methodist Church, followed by a graveside...

KENNETH "BARNEY" DAIL

March 22,1949-March 7, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kenneth Marvin "Barney" Dail, 53, of the Scott's Store section near Mount Olive, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 7, 2013, at Duke University Medical Center. A service of remembrance will be held...

MARY JANE GUSS

Mary Jane Lewis Guss, 71 of Locust Grove, Georgia, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday evening at Brightmoor Hospice Center, Griffin, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARIAN HARDY

KENANSVILLE -- Marian S. "Polly" Hardy, 86, died today at Quinn Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

HELEN JOHNSON

Helene "Andy" Johnson, 91, died this morning at New Hanover Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

FELIX JOHNSON

Oct. 2, 1939-March 8, 2013 KENLY -- Felix Johnson, 74, died at his home on College Avenue in Kenly Friday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. today at the Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel in Kenly, with the Rev. Danny Rollins...

MARY ELIZABETH JOHNSON

June 23, 1929-March 2, 2013 Mary Elizabeth Johnson, 83, went on to be with her Lord on March 2, 2013, at her home. Mary was born in Wayne County on June 23, 1929, to the late Marvin L. and...

RANDY MICHAEL LEE

Randy Michael Lee, 51, of 119 Florence Drive, Goldsboro, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

ROBERT LEE

Robert L. Lee, 72, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Seymour Funeral Home....

ERIC POWELL

Died March 8, 2013 SNEADS FERRY -- Eric Vernon Powell, 37, of Sneads Ferry, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013, from complications of A.L.S., at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m....

MARTHA RICHARDSON

Martha Richardson, 92, died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete at Smith-Holloway Funeral Home....

EDWARD "DOUG" SMITH

Died March 7, 2013 Edward Douglas "Doug" Smith, 71, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. today at Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Historic B-L Chapel. Burial will be at a later...

LINWOOD SUTTON

Died March 8, 2013 LaGRANGE -- Linwood Sutton, 62, of Willow Creek Nursing Home, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Sutton Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-7 p.m. Monday at LaGrange...

FAYE K. WADE

July 8, 1942-March 7, 2013 SNOW HILL -- Faye Kearney Wade, 70, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside services will be held today, March 10, at 2 p.m. at the Snow Hill Cemetery, with...

Friday, March 8, 2013

THOMAS WILSON CARR

Thomas Wilson Carr, 85, died Thursday at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM HOWARD LOCUS

Aug. 29, 1932-March 6, 2013 Deacon William Howard Locus, 80, of 201 Bunche Drive died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born Aug. 29, 1932, in Wayne County to Wade A. Locus Sr. and Rachel Irene Best...

JACK MUSGRAVE

SWANSBORO -- John Newbould "Jack" Musgrave, 64, passed away at his home. Jack was born in Wayne County on April 2, 1948, to the late James R. Musgrave and Helen Davis Musgrave. He served his country in the United...

CHRISTOPHER THOMAS SCHER

Jan. 3, 1968-March 6, 2013 Christopher Thomas Scher, 45, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Chris was born in Huntington, Indiana on Jan. 3, 1968. He attended Purdue University and was a devout fan....

VELMA K. TAYLOR

Died March 6, 2013 SNOW HILL -- Velma Lee Kearney Taylor, 80, died Wednesday. After a long and difficult illness she passed peacefully while at her home. Mrs. Taylor is survived by her husband of 62 years, Edward Taylor;...

DAVID R. THICK

KINSTON -- David Richard Thick, 72, died Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, Sondra Thick, and two daughters. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Jackson Heights Free Will Baptist Church in Kinston...

LELA B. WHITEHEAD

TEACHEY -- Lela B. Whitehead, 90, of 107 Hattie Bass Lane, died Thursday at Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation, Wallace. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Thursday, March 7, 2013

VANCE BOSEMAN

Feb. 27, 1948-March 4, 2013 DUDLEY -- Vance Boseman, 65, of 106 Matthews Way, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County on Feb. 27, 1948. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3...

MARILYN F. BROWN

Marilyn Faye Brown, 57, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

WARREN EDWARDS

Warren "Buddy" Edwards Jr. died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 17, 1948, to the late Warren and Callie Edwards in Wayne County. He is survived by one daughter. Funeral services will be held Saturday at...

ISAAC J. FAISON

Aug. 19, 1942-March 3, 2013 DUDLEY -- Isaac James Faison of 542 Potts Road died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Aug. 19, 1942, to the late Nina Hicks Faison and Robert Lee...

KAREN GRAY

PRINCETON -- Karen Gray, 60, of 306 Wakefield Drive, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

MARIAN S. "POLLY" HARDY

Aug. 11, 1926-March 6, 2013 Marian S. "Polly" Hardy passed gracefully from this life to her eternal heavenly home during the early morning of Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Polly was lovingly encircled by her children and members of her...

HELENE "ANDY" JOHNSON

Jan. 20, 1922-March 6, 2013 Helene "Andy" Johnson, 91, of Goldsboro passed away Wednesday morning at New Hanover Hospital in Wilmington. She was born in Indianola, Pa., to the late John and Anna Anderson. After graduating from high school,...

WILLIAM LOCUS

William H. Locus, 80, of 201 Bunche Drive died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

GEORGE "STONEY G" LOFTON

Feb. 20, 1956-March 1, 2013 George "Stoney G" Lofton was born Feb. 20, 1956 to Lillie Mae Lofton and the late George Lester Lofton. He departed his earthly life on Friday, March 1, 2013. George attend Wayne County Public...

MARY LOU MAGILL

Aug. 17, 1937-Feb. 26, 2013 LANCASTER, Ohio -- Mary Lou Magill, 75, also know as "Baby Sister" by her family, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Chillicothe VA Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born Aug....

ETHEL MAE MCIVER

Jan. 22, 1936-March 4, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ethel Mae McIver, 77, of 811 Center St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born Jan. 22, 1936, to John Williams and Daisy Rena Bowden Williams in Wayne...

C. ROSCOE MOORE

Dec. 27, 1937-March 5, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Clayton Roscoe Moore Jr., 75 of Camp Jubilee Road, passed away Tuesday evening, March 5, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to remember his life will be held on Saturday, March...

GEORGE "HOSS" PEELE

Oct. 14, 1933-March 6, 2013 George Franklin "Hoss" Peele Jr., 79, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. George was born in Wayne County on Oct....

CHRISTOPHER SCHER

Christopher Thomas Scher, 45, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE SUTTON

WARSAW -- Willie Melvin Sutton, 84, of 320 W. Hill St. died Feb. 28 at her home. Born in Duplin County, she is the daughter of the late John H. and Macy Dove Rogers and the wife of the...

LYPLE WHALEY

Lyple Ishmael Whaley, 80, of Goldsboro, died Tuesday. There will be no funeral or visitation....

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

HENRY BATCHELOR

Henry "Scald Cat" Batchelor, 63, formerly of Warsaw, died at Kennedy University Hospital-Stratford in Stratford, N.J. The family is receiving friends at 407 E. College St., Apt. 1, Warsaw. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

GLORIA F. CHERRY

Died March 1, 2013 Gloria F. Cherry, 67, of Goldsboro, made her transition from this life on March 1, 2013. She is survived by one daughter, Terrilyn "Cookie" White, son-in-law, Marshall White; granddaughters, Joi of New York City and...

WARREN EDWARDS

Warren Edwards of Goldsboro died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremations....

VERTA MAE CARR FLOWERS

Died March 4, 2013 JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Verta Mae Carr Flowers, 83, of Jamaica, N.Y., formerly of Duplin County, died Monday at Margaret Tietz Center, Jamaica, N.Y. Funeral services will be held from the New Elder's Chapel AME Zion...

MARIAN HARDY

KENANSVILLE -- Marian S. "Polly" Hardy, 86, died today at Quinn Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

ALINE CASEY HINES

Died March 5, 2013 Aline Casey Hines, 82, of 204 New Hope Village Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Sam Henry and Addie Daniels Casey and...

MARY ELIZABETH JOHNSON

June 23, 1929-March 2, 2013 Mary Elizabeth Johnson, 83, went on to be with her Lord on March 2, 2013, at her home. Mary was born in Wayne County on June 23, 1929, to the late Marvin L. and...

HELENE JOHNSON

Helene "Andy" Johnson, 91, died this morning at New Hanover Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory....

HATTIE JANE LEE LANDRUM

Died March 4, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Hattie Jane Lee Landrum, 77, of Maple Hill, died Monday, March 4, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center, Wilmington. Funeral services will be held from the Lee's Chapel Church, Maple Hill, on Saturday,...

C. ROSCOE MOORE

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Clayton Roscoe Moore Jr., 75, of Camp Jubilee Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

RUTH E. PAIGE

Died March 3, 2013 OSWEGO, N.Y. -- Ruth E. Paige, 90, died Sunday. She was born in Oswego and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Grace Greenwood Gurney. Mrs. Paige was the wife of the late Harold...

GEORGE F. PEELE JR.

George Franklin Peele Jr., 79, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SUSAN B. WATERS

Died March 5, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Susan Gertrude Blow Waters, 83, of 3108 Durbin Court, died Tuesday at Brightmore Assisted Living Facility. Mrs. Waters was a retired social worker at Caswell Center. A graveside service will be held at...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

GRANT ADAMS

Dec. 31,1954-March 2, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Harold "Grant" Adams, 58, passed away Saturday morning, March 2, 2013 at home after a long battle from which he is finally at peace. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 until...

VANCE BOSEMAN

DUDLEY -- Vance Boseman, 65, of 106 Matthews Way, died Monday in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

ETHEL MAE MCIVER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ethel Mae McIver, 77, of 811 Center St., died Monday in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

BETTY G. PATE

Oct. 30, 1924-Mar. 3, 2013 FAISON -- Betty Gardner Wilson Pate, 88, known to all as "Bill," of Friendship Church Road, passed on Sunday, March 3, from this life into the next, while a patient at Duplin General Hospital....

Monday, March 4, 2013

MABEL H. BISHOP

March 9, 1921-March 2, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mabel Hudson Bishop, 91, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Duplin General Hospital, in Kenansville. Funeral services will be held tonight at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home....

ISAAC FAISON

DUDLEY -- Isaac Faison, 70, of 542 Potts Road, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

VICTOR HOLLAND SR.

Dec. 21, 1931-Feb. 28, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Victor Ray Holland Sr., 81, passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life was held...

JEAN H. LANCASTER

Sept. 5, 1940-March 2, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Helen Jean Holland Lancaster, 72, went on to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Jean was born in Wayne County on...

OWEN MCLAMB

NEWTON GROVE -- Owen McLamb, 61, died Saturday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at West & Dunn Funeral Home Chapel in Newton Grove. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Newton Grove. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn...

BETTY W. PATE

FAISON -- Betty "Bill" Pate, 88, Friendship Church Road, died Sunday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Tyndall in Mount Olive....

THERESA IVEY SKEENS

DEEP RUN -- Theresa Ivey Skeens, 54, died Thursday, Feb. 28. Funeral will be 7 p.m. today at Howard-Carter Funeral Home in Kinston. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Pinelawn Memorial Park. She is survived by...

Sunday, March 3, 2013

HAROLD ADAMS

LaGRANGE -- Harold Grant Adams, 58, died Saturday morning at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JACK "SHANE" CARTER

Oct. 16, 1976-Feb. 27, 2013 Jack "Shane" Carter, 36, passed away Wednesday morning at his residence. A memorial service will be held Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following...

DOROTHY KYLE SINK CRUMPLER

Jan. 13, 1919-March 1, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Dorothy Sink Crumpler, 94, of 4329 Tollington Drive passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at St....

JIMMY G. GOODMAN

Feb. 25, 1946-Feb. 28, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Jimmy Gray Goodman, 67, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held today, at Rooty Branch Free Will Baptist Church, at 2...

VICTOR HOLLAND SR.

Dec. 21, 1931-Feb. 28, 2013 Victor Ray Holland Sr., 81, of Pikeville passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord surrounded by family on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of life will be...

MARY D. JOHNSON

Mary Elizabeth Davis Johnson, 83, died Saturday morning at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM MACK LAMM

May 4, 1935-Feb. 28, 2013 William Mack Lamm, 77, of Bailey, passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at White Oak Hill FWB Church, 3967 W. Hornes Church Road, Bailey. Interment will follow in...

HELEN J. LANCASTER

PIKEVILLE -- Helen J. Lancaster, 72, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home....

PEGGY G. NORWOOD

March 18, 1938- March 1, 2013 Peggy Ann Guy Norwood, 74 died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with burial...

MARY RICE PORTER

Oct. 2, 1949-March 1, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Mary Rice Porter, 63, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A service celebrating Mary's life will be held Monday, March 4, 2013, at noon in the chapel...

BOBBY ROGERS

June 13, 1948-March 1, 2013 SELMA -- Bobby Ray Rogers, 64, died Friday at WakeMed of Raleigh. Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following...

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BOBBY LEE BEST

Jan. 11, 1949-Feb. 26, 2013 RIVERDALE, N.Y. -- Bobby Lee Best, 64, passed away Tuesday at Schervier Nursing Care Center in Riverdale, N.Y. He was born Jan. 11, 1949, to Henry and Hopie Best in Duplin County. He is...

DELTON BRANTLEY DAVIS

April 14, 1929-Feb 28, 2013 FREMONT -- Delton Brantley Davis, 83, passed away Thursday. He was a retired farmer and newspaper carrier for The Wilson Daily Times. Delton was a member of Fremont Missionary Baptist Church, and faithfully served...

JIMMY GOODMAN

Died Feb. 28, 2013 Jimmy Goodman, 67, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Rooty Branch Original Free Will Baptist Church at Summerlin's Crossroads. The Rev. Mickey...

VICTOR R. HOLLAND SR.

PIKEVILLE -- Victor Ray Holland Sr., 81, Pony Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

NORA M. JACKSON

Died Feb. 24, 2013 Nora Mae Jackson, 93, 1001-B Lincoln Drive, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Maranatha Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial will be in Hamilton Burial Gardens in Wilson. Visitation will be...

FRED L. JARMON

Died Feb. 24, 2013 DUDLEY -- Mr. Fred Lelon Jarmon, 82, 1697 Arrington Bridge Road, Dudley, N.C., passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. He was the son of the late Elnora Jarmon. A celebration of his life will be...

ROBERT L. JONES

Died Feb. 27, 2013 Robert Lee Jones, 63, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Seven Springs. Visitation will be Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m....

KENNEDY MCLAURIN JR.

Died Sept. 9, 2012 Kennedy McLaurin Jr., 16, 404 Banks Ave., died Sept. 9, 2012, in Seven Springs. Graveside service was held Thursday at Willow Dale Cemetery. He was the son of Kim Best and Kennedy McLaurin Sr. Arrangements...

LILLIAN BOONE MEDLIN

Aug. 4, 1932-Feb. 26, 2013 Lillian Boone Medlin, 80, 611 11th St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, with bishop Alton A. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood...

ROBERTO C. MENDOZA

Died Feb. 25, 2013 KENLY -- Roberto Contreras Mendoza, 46, died at Hospice of Wake County Center Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Clayton, with padre Marcos Leon officiating. Burial will be...

GLENN MILLER

Died Feb. 24, 2013 WARSAW -- Glenn Miller, 58, died at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Sunday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Turkey. Burial will be in Middleton Cemetery in Kenansville. Arrangements are...

PEGGY G. NORWOOD

Peggy G. Norwood, 74, died this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

CLEMENTINE EDMUNDSON PARKER

Aug. 11, 1927-Feb. 27, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Clementine Edmundson Parker, 85, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Mother Clem,"...

VIRGINIA M. WARD

Nov. 7, 1916-Feb. 28, 2013 Mary Virginia Moore Ward, 96, passed away Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Virginia was born in Vidalia, Ga., Nov. 7, 1916, to the late William Dee Moore and Mary...

GLADYS WILLIAMS

KINSTON -- Gladys Williams, 81, 312 Warren Ave., died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hood Funeral Home Inc....