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Friday, May 31, 2013

GERALDINE BARKSDALE

Sept. 17, 1952-May 24, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Geraldine Barksdale, 412 S. Church St., died May 24 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev....

FELICIA MCDONALD BAUGHS

Died April 22, 2013 LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- Felicia McDonald Baughs died April 22. A memorial service will be noon Saturday at Hawes Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw....

JERRY DAVIS SR.

Jan. 13, 1955-April 28, 2013 RIVERDALE, Md. -- Jerry Davis Sr., 58, 6302 49th Ave., Riverdale, Md., died April 28, 2013, in Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. He was born Jan. 13. 1955, to Walter Thomas Lucas II...

CLARENCE A. DILLARD SR.

Jan. 7, 1955-May 24, 2013 CARY -- Andy Dillard, 58, died May 24. A memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Cary, with the Rev. Danny Poyner Jr. officiating. A reception will follow in...

JOHN K. DIXON JR.

Died May 29, 2013 John Kenneth Dixon Jr., 68, died at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Wednesday. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the family cemetery in Kenly, with the Rev. James Cole officiating. Born in Johnston...

VIRGINIA REA EATMON

Feb. 16, 1926-May 27, 2013 Virginia Eatmon, 87, 804 Orchard St., Goldsboro, died May 27 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Flat Rock Disciples of Christ Church, 6730 Flat...

MAVIS BRYANT HANKINS

Died May 28, 2013 TOLEDO, Ohio -- Mavis Bryant Hankins, 70, formerly of Duplin County, died Tuesday. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Monday at noon, with bishop Curtis West officiating. Burial will...

W. CARLTON HARPER

Jan. 7, 1939-May 29, 2013 LAGRANGE -- William Carlton Harper, 74, died Wednesday. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, with the Rev. Mike Dixon officiating. He was born Jan. 7, 1939, in Nash County...

PAULA R. HAYES

June 7, 1953-May 30, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Paula Rouse Hayes, 59, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. Paula was born June 7, 1953, in Lenoir County to the late Raymond Paul Rouse Sr. and Delphry Dawson Rouse. Paula...

BESSIE JONES

KENANSVILLE -- Bessie Jones died today at Quinn Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DOROTHY KORNEGAY

DURHAM -- Dorothy Kornegay died Wednesday at The Forrest at Duke Assisted Living Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive....

RETHA DEANS GUESS MASSEY

May 9, 1920-May 26, 2013 Sunday morning, May 26, 2013, Retha Deans Guess Massey of Goldsboro moved to her heavenly home. Retha was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family, and set an example for her...

CARLTON RHODES

Nov. 20, 1929-May 29, 2013 SNOW HILL -- Carlton Rhodes, 83, 903 Jennifer Lane, died Wednesday at Vidant Hospice in Greenville. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Kings Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Trenton. Burial will...

DEVID ALLEN SMITH

May 18, 1939-May 30, 2013 PRINCETON -- Devid Allen Smith, 74, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Devid was born in Wayne County May 18, 1939, to the late George and...

LUBY S. WEAVER

July 21, 1933-May 29, 2013 PITTSBORO -- Luby Shelton Weaver, 79, W.R. Clark Road, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Emmaus Baptist Church, with pastor Steve Moore officiating. Interment will be in the church...

Thursday, May 30, 2013

ARNIE D. ARGENBRIGHT

June 30, 1921-May 29, 2013 Retired Chief Master Sgt. Arnie D. Argenbright, 91, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from...

CHARLES B. ARTIS

April 24, 1942-May 11, 2013 AURORA, Colo. -- Charles Benjamin "Chuck" Artis, formerly of Wayne County, died May 11. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church in Fremont....

RASHETH Z. BRANCH

CHARLOTTE -- Rasheth Z. Branch, 39, died May 10. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CAROLYN ANN GRADY BRYANT

Died May 23, 2013 Mrs. Carolyn Ann Grandy Bryant died May 23, 2013, at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield, N.C. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Stephens Church of Christ, 308 E. First St.,...

BLANCHE CHRISTINE "CHRIS" ROBERTS FAULKNER

Died May 28, 2013 CLINTON -- Mrs. Blanche Christine "Chris" Roberts Faulkner, 84, 208 Kimbrough Road, died at her home Tuesday, May 28, 2013. A private graveside service will be held Friday morning at 11 a.m. in Clinton Cemetery....

HUEY L. GINN

Sept. 30, 1935-May 28, 2013 FREMONT -- Huey Long Ginn, 77, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Duke Medical Center surrounded by his family. Huey was born in Wayne County Sept. 30, 1935, to the late Lonnie and...

BRENDA JOYCE GRAHAM

Dec. 5, 1941-May 27, 2013 Brenda Joyce Graham, 71, 305 Sasser Drive, Goldsboro, peacefully passed away Monday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1941, to Richard G. Sr. and Rosa C. Clark in Philadelphia, Pa....

ANDREW WILLIAM PHILLIPS

Aug. 24, 1993-May 26, 2013 SUMTER, S.C. -- Andrew William Phillips, 19, son of William C. "Bill" Phillips and Theresa MacNeil Phillips, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Palmetto Health-Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, S.C. He was born in...

CLAUDE L. PRIVETTE

Jan. 8, 1936-May 21, 2013 WILSON -- Claude L. Privette, 77, 506 Maplewood Ave., Apt. 8, died May 21 at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Faith Temple United Holy Church in Wilson, with...

CARLTON RHODES

SNOW HILL -- Carlton Rhodes, 83, 903 Jennifer Lane, died Wednesday at Vidant Hospice in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

NOGGIE SMITH

Oct. 15, 1923-May 29, 2013 Noggie Smith, 89, 326 Perkins Mill Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Harvey D. and Amanda Adams Smith, and husband of the...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

ARNIE ARGENBRIGHT

Arnie Argenbright, 91, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY SHAVERS ARMWOOD

Jan. 9, 1938-May 22, 2013 FAISON -- Mary Shavers Armwood died May 22 at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Smith Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Mount Olive, with elder Antonio Blow officiating....

HUEY GINN

Huey Ginn, 77, died Tuesday at Duke Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremations....

TERRY R. HUGHES

June 29, 1972-May 28, 2013 DUDLEY -- Terry Ray Hughes, 40, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Friday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. A graveside service will follow at Wayne...

LUBY A. JACKSON JR.

Died May 26, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Luby A. Jackson Jr., 70, died Sunday, May 26, 2013. Funeral service will be Thursday, May 30, at 6 p.m., with the Rev. C.H. Lee and the Rev. Brett Cody officiating. A...

BARBARA NEWBY

Died May 27, 2013 SWANSBORO -- Barbara Newby, 63, died Monday at Carteret General Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. at Living Waters Church of God of Prophecy in Bogue, with the Rev. Marvin Brisson Jr. officiating. Burial will...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

CAROLYN GRANDY BRYANT

PRINCETON -- Carolyn Gandy Bryant, 71, died Thursday at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BERTHA E. DARDEN

Died May 22, 2013 Bertha E. Darden, 136 Park Ridge Road, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Delight United Holy Church in LaGrange, with elder Charlie Mitchell officiating. Burial will...

MARY L. GIDDENS

Died May 26, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Mary Lois Giddens, 91, died Sunday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Pleasant Union Christian Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Richard Weikel and Josh Barfield officiating. A graveside service...

TOMMIE HIGH

Died May 22, 2013 Tommie "Rabbit" High, 79, 816 Luther Drive, Goldsboro, departed this life Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Funeral will be noon Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at St. Matthew Baptist Church, 5410 Louisburg Road in Raleigh. Interment will...

BRIAN E. ODOM

Nov. 15, 1958-May 26, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Brian Everette Odom, 54, died at home Sunday, May 26. Brian was employed in the heating and air conditioning business, and had been owner/operator of Eastern AC Services. He is survived...

Monday, May 27, 2013

BRENDA J. GRAHAM

Brenda J. Graham, 71, 305 Sasser Drive, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

THOMAS MANLEY GURLEY

Jan. 8, 1928-May 25, 2013 SAULSTON -- Thomas Manley Gurley, 85, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Thomas was born in Wayne County Jan. 8, 1928, to the late John...

RETHA DEANS GUESS MASSEY

Retha Deans Guess Massey, 93, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LOUISE F. TURNER

June 28, 1928-May 25, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Louise Faircloth Turner, 84, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Genesis Health Care of Mount Olive. Services will be held Tuesday, May 28, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with...

Sunday, May 26, 2013

JOHN C. ANDREWS JR.

April 9, 1929-May 23, 2013 WARSAW -- John C. Andrews Jr., 84, died Thursday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home Chapel of Warsaw. Visitation will be one hour prior to...

GERALDINE BARKSDALE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Geraldine Barksdale, 60, 126 E. Main St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARY L. HARVEY

Homegoing services for Ms. Mary Lillian Harvey of Fremont, N.C., will be held on noon Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1065 Tommy's Road, Goldsboro, N.C. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park, U.S. 117...

BETTY GRAVES HOPPER

Feb. 6, 1937-May 24, 2013 Betty Graves Hopper, 76, passed away on Friday evening at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Betty was born in McCrory, Ark., on Feb. 6, 1937, to the late Myrtle Gilbert Graves and Minnie Linhart Graves....

JAMES E. HOUSE

Died Feb. 26, 2013 Civil rights activist, entrepreneur and "servant of the people," Jim began his career as an engineer in the aircraft and aerospace industry responsible for the design and testing of the F4 Phantom for the Vietnam...

ROBBIE SEWELL MOYE

Feb. 9, 1929-May 23, 2013 Robbie Sewell Moye, 84, of Goldsboro died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of...

NORA MABLE BLAKEY REED

Dec. 14, 1922-May 25, 2013 Nora Mable Blakey Reed, age 90, passed away Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was born Dec. 14, 1922, the daughter of Harvey Wooten and Herman Whitener Blakey of Sylvania,...

RALPH O. THOMAS

Dec. 20, 1942-May 22, 2013 Ralph O. Thomas, 70, 712 B Olivia Lane, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 20, 1942, to Lorenzo Sr. and Pearl Harvey Thomas in Wayne County. Among his loving survivors...

CHARLES A. THOMPSON

Charles A. Thompson, 87, of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday at Midway Manor. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home of Crozet, Va....

RHONDA TRELO

Rhonda Trelo, 56, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LOUISE F. TURNER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Louise F. Turner, 84, died Saturday at Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

SAM T. WILLIAMS

Died May 20, 2013 Sam T. Williams, 64, 600 S. Oleander Ave., died Monday at the VA Medical Center in Durham. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday at White Oak Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, 2261 Big...

Friday, May 24, 2013

SHEILA B. BAYLOR

Died May 21, 2013 Sheila Barnes Baylor, 52, died Tuesday at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Darden Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Carlton Barnes officiating. She is survived...

DANNY RAY COOR

Aug. 31, 1968-May 22, 2013 Danny Ray Coor, 44, passed away Wednesday at his home. Danny was born in Wayne County Aug. 31, 1968, to Mattie Evans Coor of Goldsboro and the late Cecil Harold Coor. He worked as...

CAROLYN J. HARDY

April 19, 1959-May 22, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Carolyn Jean Hardy, 54, 206 East St., Apt A, died Wednesday at Kinston Healthcare and Rehab. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in LaGrange. Burial will...

DONALD GENE JONES

Feb. 7, 1939-May 22, 2013 Donald Gene Jones Sr., 74, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013. The funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in Wilkerson Funeral chapel. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Mr. Jones, a...

ROBBIE S. MOYE

Feb. 9, 1929-May 23, 2013 Robbie Sewell Moye, 84, Goldsboro, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

BETTY NOLEN

Aug. 5, 1936-May 18, 2013 ENFIELD -- Betty Nolen, 76, 4141 White Oak Road, died Saturday at Halifax Regional Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home in...

KENNEDY N. ORINA

Kennedy Ndubi Orina, originally from Kenya, died Sunday at Durham Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JEAN K. SMITH

April 16, 1933-May 22, 2013 KINSTON -- Jean King Smith, 80, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Randy Herring officiating. Interment will be at Westview Cemetery. She was born April...

DELMUS RAY THOMPSON

Jan. 10, 1954-May 21, 2013 GREENVILLE -- Delmus Ray Thompson, 106 Farelane Road, Greenville, N.C., passed away Tuesday morning, May 21, 2013, at Vidant Pitt Hospital. Funeral will be held Monday, May 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Best...

LILLIAN C. KENNON WILLIAMS

Aug. 19, 1936-May 19, 2013 Lillian Clarice Kennon Williams, 76, 608 S. Oleander Ave., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Church of God in True Holiness, with elder Benjamin Hall officiating. Burial...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

JOHN LEWIS BAKER

Died May 22, 2013 LAGRANGE -- The Rev. John Lewis Baker, 83, died Wednesday at his home in LaGrange. The funeral service, conducted by his nephew, the Rev. Mitchell Gregory, will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Casey...

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

SHEILA BAYLOR

OAK GROVE, Ky. -- Sheila Baylor, 52, 656 Arctic Ave., died Tuesday at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HILDA HINES CAPPS

Aug. 4, 1919-May 21, 2013 Hilda Hines Capps, 93, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Hilda was born in Wayne County Aug. 4, 1919, to the late Luby C. and Pearl Jones Hines. She...

KELSEY R. DAVIDSON

Jan. 23, 2008-May 18, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Little Miss Kelsey Rena Davidson, 5 years old, Mount Olive, passed away in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center following a tractor-truck accident the...

JEAN E. EZZELL

March 4, 1940-May 21, 2013 CLINTON -- Jean Elizabeth Ezzell, 73, died Tuesday at Vidant Pitt. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. She was born March 4,...

BETTIE M. TENO GREGORY

Bettie Maria Teno Gregory, 41, 113 Brookshire Drive, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

TERRY G. LEE

March 2, 1965-May 17, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Terry Glenn Lee, 48, Baker's Chapel Church Road, Mount Olive, passed away Friday night, May 17, 2013, in a tractor-truck accident in which a granddaughter, Kelsey Rena Davidson, was also severely...

CLAUDE L. PRIVETTE

WILSON -- Claude L. Privette, 77, 506 Maplewood Ave., Apt. 8, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

DELMUS THOMPSON

GREENVILLE -- Delmus Thompson, 59, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

GRACE R. CHILD

Died May 17, 2013 CAROLINA BEACH -- Grace R. Child, Carolina Beach, went to be with the Lord Friday May, 17, 2013, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lesa Sutton. She is...

TERRY GLENN LEE and KELSEY R. DAVIDSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral services for Terry Glenn Lee, 48, and his 5-year-old granddaughter, Kelsey R. Davidson, will be held Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 142 Ed Edmundson Road, Mount Olive,...

JOSHUA LOGAN SCOTT

April 11, 1986-May 18, 2013 Joshua Logan Scott, 27, passed away suddenly Saturday in Greensboro. Joshua was born in Wayne County April 11, 1986, to James L. "Jimmy" Scott and June Weaver Scott of Goldsboro. He was a graduate...

SAM T. WILLIAMS

Sam Thurman Williams, 64, 600 S. Oleander Ave., died Monday at the VA Hospital in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Monday, May 20, 2013

MURPHY C. FOUNTAIN SR.

Sept. 10, 1922-May 19, 2013 CALYPSO -- Murphy Clifton Fountain Sr. 90, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. He was born...

WYATT RAY GURLEY

Homegoing services for Wyatt Gurley will be held tonight at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro, with visitation afterward. (Pd)...

LESSIE D. JERNIGAN

April 15, 1914-April 14, 2013 NEW YORK -- Mrs. Lessie Jernigan died April 14, 2013, in New York. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., Goldsboro....

THOMAS W. KIRKUP

Dec. 21, 1947-May 17, 2013 A "Friend of Bill W." went to be with the Lord Friday, May 17, 2013; always a quiet man, he went peacefully at home. Thomas battled with pain and depression all his life, so...

JOSHUA L. SCOTT

Joshua Logan Scott, 27, died suddenly Saturday in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

COREY SOTO

March 18, 1989-March 17, 2013 CLAYTON -- Corey Soto, 24, 116 Blue Slate Lane, Clayton, formerly of Wayne County, passed away Friday in the Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. He was born March 18, 1989, to Horace Ellis and...

KENNETH EARL STRICKLAND

Feb. 17, 1944-May 18, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Kenneth Earl Strickland, 69, also known as "Strick-Daddy," passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2013,...

OLENE SUTTON

DUDLEY -- Olene Sutton, 77, 105 Colby Drive, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LILLIAN KENNON WILLIAMS

Lillian Kennon Williams, 76, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ANNIE ELIZABETH ROWE WOODOM

Funeral services for Mrs. Annie E. "Sister" Woodom, 506 Hamilton Drive, Goldsboro, will be held Wednesday, May 22, at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Court, with elder James E. Collins officiating. Burial...

Sunday, May 19, 2013

STRICKLAND

Feb. 17, 1944-May 18, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Kenneth Earl Strickland, 69, also known as "Strick-Daddy", passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2013,...

EDWARD E. BROCK SR.

July 14, 1930-May 16, 2013 FAYETTEVILLE -- Edward Earl Brock Sr., 82, died at his home on Thursday. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 3200 Scotty Hill Road...

KELSEY RENEE DAVIDSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Kelsey Renee Davidson, 5, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

BETTIE GREGORY

Bettie Gregory, 113 Brookshire Drive, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

PHEBE GRAY LEE GUPTON

Died May 16, 2013 CLINTON -- Phebe Gray Lee Gupton, 65, died on Thursday, May 16, 2013. A funeral service will take place at Friendly Holiness Presbyterian Free Will Baptist Church on May 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. with...

WYATT GURLEY

May 24, 1931-May 16, 2013 Wyatt Ray Gurley went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Homegoing services will be held Monday evening, May 20, 2013, at 7 p.m. from the chapel of...

WILLIAM E. HARRELSON

March 6, 1952-May 16, 2013 William Eugene Harrelson, 61, of Raleigh passed away on May 16, 2013. Gene was born March 6, 1952 in Lumberton, N.C. He grew up in Goldsboro, N.C. and graduated from Goldsboro High School. He...

MARY L. HARVEY

Mary L. Harvey, 204 S. Goldsboro St., Fremont, died Saturday in Raleigh, N.C. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LESSIE D. JERNIGAN

Died April 14, 2013 Lessie Durante Jernigan died on April 14, 2013, in New York. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel on 423 S. James St. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery on Martin...

THOMAS W. KIRKUP

Dec. 21, 1947-May 17, 2013 A "Friend of Bill W." went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 17, 2013. Always a quiet man, he went peacefully at home. Thomas battled with pain and depression all his life,...

MILDRED BOGUE LANCASTER

Sept. 22, 1920-May 17, 2013 DUDLEY -- Mildred Bogue Lancaster, 92, passed away early Friday morning at the home of her daughter in Dudley surrounded by her family. Mildred was born in Wayne County on September 22, 1920, to...

TERRY G. LEE

MOUNT OLIVE -- Terry Glenn Lee, 48, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

EMMA FRANCES TAYLOR MITCHELL

Died May 16, 2013 KENLY -- Emma Frances Taylor Mitchell, 67, died at Autumn Home Care in Selma on Thursday. In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated. There are immediate plans for a service at this time....

CHARLES A. NEWTON

April 3,1913-May 17, 2013 Charles Arthur Newton, 100, died Friday morning at Alterra Sterling House of Goldsboro. He was born in Vermont to the late Timothy Winter and Hattie Anna Flint Newton. Charles was a veteran of the United...

J. KYLE ROUSE

Aug. 24, 1958-May 17, 2013 WINTERVILLE -- John Kyle Rouse, 54, died Friday. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. today at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. He was born August 24, 1958,...

INEZ HOLLIDAY ROYALL

July 27, 1931-May 16, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Inez Holliday Royall, 81, resident of Mount Olive, passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Inez was born in Wayne County on July 27, 1931, the daughter...

COREY SOTO

Corey Soto, 24,116 Blue Slate Road, Clayton, formerly of Wayne County, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at the Haskins Funeral Home....

RUTH STANLEY

Died May 16, 2013 GREENVILLE -- Ruth Stanley, 86, died Thursday, May 16, 2013. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Adams officiating. Mrs. Stanley was a...

Friday, May 17, 2013

ELIJAH Z. ARTIS

April 1, 2013-May 12, 2013 Elijah Zi'Air Artis, 42 days old, 2109 Koonce St., Apt. C, died Sunday at Vidant Care Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of...

NATHANIEL FRANKLIN BARWICK SR.

Feb. 2, 1937-May 15, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nathaniel Franklin Barwick Sr., 76, Mount Olive, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He is survived by his wife, Marian Shivar Barwick; two daughters, Kristy Barwick...

BERNICE "BERNIE" CHAVIS

July 7, 1952-May 15, 2013 Bernice "Bernie" Francis Chavis, 60, went to sleep peacefully surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. A celebration of his life will be held Friday at 7 p.m. from the chapel...

JUDITH MEDLIN DAUGHTRY

July 8, 1949-May 15, 2013 PRINCETON -- Judith Medlin "Judy" Daughtry, 63, died Wednesday at WakeMed in Raleigh. Funeral will be tonight at 7 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Stephen Walker officiating. Burial will...

FREDERICK D. EDWARDS SR.

Died May 13, 2013 Mr. Frederick Douglas Edwards Sr. died May 13 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 17, at St. James Church of Christ Disciples of Christ at 2 p.m., 514 Memorial Church...

THOMAS E. FOSTER

Died May 15, 2013 DELAWARE -- Thomas Earl Foster, 61, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday in Nanticoka Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Andre Elliott Jr. officiating....

WYATT GURLEY

Wyatt Gurley, 81, U.S. 117 North in Belfast community, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LOUISE HENRY

Died May 16, 2013 Louise Henry died Thursday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Graveside service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park North, with elder Jerome Henry officiating. The family will receive friends at 6308 Dry...

THOMAS W. KIRKUP

Thomas W. Kirkup, 65, Riverbend Road North, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MILDRED B. LANCASTER

Mildred Bogue Lancaster, 92, died today at the home of her daughter. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FANNIE M. MOSLEY

Died May 14, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Fannie Mae Mosley, 76, 4798 Pauls Path Road, died Tuesday at home. A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthews Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Visitation will be from...

CHARLES A. NEWTON

Charles A. Newton, 100, died today at Alterra Sterling House. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

ELSIE MARIE PRICE

Homegoing services for Elsie Price were held today at 11 a.m. at Ray of Hope Church. A service of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. (Pd)...

INEZ H. ROYALL

MOUNT OLIVE -- Inez H. Royall, 208 Maple St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FLONNIE LEE TOOMER

July 29, 1957-May 11, 2013 Flonnie Lee Toomer, 55, 104 Day Circle, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Funeral will be Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries, with elder Reco Hart officiating. Burial will be in...

FANNIE M. JOHNSON WYNN

Died May 15, 2013 Fannie Mae Johnson Wynn, 92, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at noon at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association Church Headquarters, with the Rev. Antonia Lawrence officiating. Burial will be in...

Thursday, May 16, 2013

N. FRANKLIN BARWICK SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Nathaniel Franklin Barwick Sr., 75, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

BERNICE CHAVIS

DUDLEY -- Bernice Chavis, 60, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

FREDERICK D. EDWARDS SR.

Died May 13, 2013 Frederick Douglas Edwards Sr. died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Fremont, with pastor Anthony Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Edwards...

PRESTON R. HEATH JR.

Died May 13, 2013 Preston R. Heath Jr. died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at New Greenleaf Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, with elder Dorothy H. Heath officiating. Burial will be...

ELSIE MARIE PRICE

Died May 14, 2013 EUREKA -- Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill, Elsie Marie Price of West Main Street in Eureka went to be with her heavenly father with her family...

ISADORA M. THOMPSON

Died May 13, 2013 Isadora Mathel Thompson died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Charles Franklin officiating. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 1...

ANNIE WOODOM

Annie Woodom, 506 Hamilton Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

FANNIE M. WYNN

Fannie Mae Wynn, 92, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

JESSIE ROSE ODOM WALLER-JONES

Died May 13, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Jessie Rose Odom Waller-Jones, 85, Mount Olive, passed away peacefully late Monday evening, May 13, 2013, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of the Dobbersville area of Wayne County,...

ALFONZA G. BIZZELL

March 3, 1961-May 11, 2013 ALBERTSON -- Alfonza Gray Bizzell, 52, 117 Seth Turner Road, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Salem Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with elder McArthur Farrow...

HATTIE H. EDGERTON

Died May 12, 2013 MICRO -- Hattie H. Edgerton, 79, died at home Sunday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Chris Casey officiating. Interment will be in Kenly Cemetery. She was...

LESSIE J. JORDAN

Lessie J. Jordan died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

IRENE C. LOFTON

Aug. 9, 1932-May 13, 2013 WARSAW -- Irene Carroll "Sis" Lofton, 80, 306 Wade St., died Monday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church in Mount Olive, with elder Merwyn...

FANNIE M. MOSLEY

LAGRANGE -- Fannie Mae Mosley, 74, 4798 Pauls Path Road, died at home Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

MARY LEE PATE

March 28, 1923-May 13, 2013 Mary Lee Poythress Pate, 90, went to be with the Lord Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Brian Center surrounded by her family. Mrs. Pate was born in Wilson County March 28, 1923, to...

ELSIE M. PRICE

EUREKA -- Elsie Marie Price died Tuesday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

CLIFTON EDWARD RAY

Died May 7, 2013 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Clifton Edward Ray, 85, formerly of Goldsboro, died May 7. Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Philadelphia. He was married to Ruth Barnes Ray. He...

ISADORE THOMPSON

Isadore Thompson died Monday in Virginia Beach, Va. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JIMMIE D. THORNE

Died May 14, 2013 FREMONT -- Jimmie Dee Thorne, 75, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive North, Wilson. Interment will be...

MELTON EARL UNDERHILL SR.

April 23, 1939-May 14, 2013 Melton Earl Underhill Sr., 74, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family after a courageous seven-year battle with cancer. Melton was born in Wayne County, April 23, 1939, to...

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

ELLIS W. "JIM" BRITT

July 14 1934-May 13 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ellis Wilkins "Jim" Britt, 78, passed away early Monday morning, May 13, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 6...

FREDERICK D. EDWARDS JR.

Frederick Douglas Edwards Jr., 927 Fairview Circle, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

THOMAS EARL FOSTER

Died May 8, 2013 DELAWARE -- Thomas Earl Foster, 61, Delaware, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday in Nanticoka Memorial Hospital in Delaware. He is survived by his wife and five children. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2...

MARY L. HOLMES

Dec. 22, 1932-May 9, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7 Ms. Mary L. Holmes departed her earthly life Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Kitty Askins...

JESSIE R.O. JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Jessie Rose Odom Waller Jones died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

IRENE LOFTON

WARSAW -- Irene Lofton, 80, 306 Wade St., died today at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LUCY LEE ODOM

June 20 1930-May 12, 2013 BENTONVILLE -- Mrs. Lucy McCullen Lee Odom, 82, the Bentonville area, passed away Sunday morning, May 12, 2013, at Wake Medical Center. By her death coming on Mother's Day, she received the best mother's...

MARY P. PATE

Mary Lee Poythress Pate, 91, died Monday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY LOUISE DUFFY YELVERTON RUEDLINGER

Sept. 5, 1940-May 5, 2013 ORLANDO, Fla. -- Mary Louise Duffy Yelverton Ruedlinger, 72, Orlando, Fla., passed away May 5, 2013. She was born in Taunton, Mass., Sept. 5, 1940. Mrs. Ruedlinger is survived by her loving husband, Donald...

MELTON E. UNDERHILL

Melton E. Underhill, 74, died at home today. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ANNIE ROSE WILLOUGHBY

April 10, 1952-May 12, 2013 Annie Rose Willoughby, 61, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Isom and Hazel House Barbour, and was also preceded in death by an...

Monday, May 13, 2013

ELIJAH BOWEN

Infant Elijah Bowen died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Services....

ELLIS BRITT

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ellis Jim Britt, 78, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

BETTY NOLAN

ENFIELD -- Betty Nolen, 76, 4141 White Oak Road, died Saturday at Halifax Regional Hospital in Roanoke Rapids. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LUCY LEE ODOM

BENTONVILLE -- Lucy McCullen Lee Odom, 82, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall's Funeral Home....

MARY LOUISE DUFFY YELVERTON RUEDLINGER

Sept. 5, 1940-May 5, 2013 ORLANDO, Fla. -- Mary Louise Duffy Yelverton Ruedlinger, 72, Orlando, Fla., passed away May 5, 2013. She was born in Taunton, Mass., Sept. 5, 1940. Mrs. Ruedlinger is survived by her loving husband, Donald...

FLONNIE TOMMER

Flonnie Tommer died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Services....

MOLLIE BEST YELVERTON

Nov. 2, 1925-May 11, 2013 Mollie Best Yelverton, 87, 303 Patetown Road, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Faro, with pastor Ronnie Hood officiating....

Sunday, May 12, 2013

FRANCES STAFFORD AGNER

Died May 10, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Frances Stafford Agner, 85, passed away on Friday at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Va. Frances had been employed by the Department of Social Services in Virginia for many years. She was...

RACHEL FREDERICK BAARS

Aug.12,1914 -May 9, 2013 Rachel Frederick Baars died Thursday. Funeral was noon Saturday at Warsaw Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred J. Baars Sr. She is survived by her children. The family received friends...

ALFONZA G. BIZZELL

ALBERTSON -- Alfonza G. Bizzell of 117 Seth Turner Road died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARTHA ELIZABETH CARACHURE

June 13, 1995-May 9, 2013 Martha Elizabeth Carachure, 17, of 1303 B. Eagles Nest Road, Dudley, entered into eternal rest on Thursday afternoon at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. She was born June 13, 1995, to Misael Carachure and...

LENNIS DICKERSON

Retired Master Tech. Sgt. Lennis Dickerson, 84, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Pikeville, N.C., died. He was the son of the late Elijah and Mattie Dickerson of Pikeville, N.C. Funeral services will be in Baltimore, Md., on May 14,...

MILDRED WALLACE EVERETTE

April 23, 1921-May 10, 2013 Mildred Wallace Everette, 92, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Mildred was born in Montgomery County on April 23, 1921, to the late Eli Carr...

CLIFTON JONES SR.

Feb. 24, 1938-May 8, 2013 Clifton Jones Sr. was born Feb. 24, 1938, in Wayne County, N.C., to the late Henry and Doshie Jones. He departed this life on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. He is survived by his daughters...

TRAVIS ANN LANE

Dec. 20, 1949-May 10, 2013 Travis Ann Lane, 63, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wayne County, N.C., to the late John Owen and Marguerite Westbrook Denning. She attended Eureka Christian Church. Funeral...

RICHARD A. THOMAS

June 26, 1947-May 6, 2013 Richard Allen Thomas, 65, died Monday at his home. He was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to the late Irvin Rue and Betty Lee Baker Thomas. He was the husband of the late Lydia...

MOLLIE YELVERTON

Mollie Yelverton, 87, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Friday, May 10, 2013

RACHEL LEE FREDERICK BAARS

WARSAW -- Rachel Lee Frederick Baars, 98, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

DEMETRIUS BAGLEY

July 6, 1916-May 3, 2013 COLUMBIA, Md. -- Demetrius "D.H." Bagley, 96, formerly of Kenly, died May 3. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly, with visitation from 2 to 3...

JOANNE SNELL BECKWITH

Dec. 7, 1948-May 8, 2013 Funeral for Joanne Beckwith will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Church Alive in Pikeville. Burial will be noon Monday at Coastal State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will follow the service and also Sunday...

SHIRLEY C. BEST

Nov. 12, 1935-May 7, 2013 GREENSBORO -- Shirley Cook Best, 77, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Hospice Home of High Point. Shirley was born in Salem Depot, N.H., Nov. 12, 1935, to the late...

PEGGY J. GREEN

Died May 8, 2013 Peggy Jean Green died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with elder Joe Jackson officiating. The family will...

LUCILLE M. MARSHALL

Feb. 15, 1929-May 7, 2013 Lucille Marshall, 84, passed from this life Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Lucille was born in Johnston County to the late John and Bessie Baker Myers, and reared by her grandparents, the...

CHRISTIAN T. MCLEAN

Dec. 12, 1987-May 7, 2013 KNIGHTDALE -- Christian Tobias McLean, 9012 Buffaloe Road, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville, with minister Veronica Stevens officiating....

CHARLIE B. MITCHELL JR.

March 8, 1951-May 7, 2013 Charlie Bryant Mitchell Jr. died Tuesday at Durham VA Medical Center. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Cobb Cemetery. He was born March...

JIMMIE L. PETERSON

May 25, 1963-May 1, 2013 FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. -- Jimmie L. Peterson, formerly of Goldsboro, died May 1 at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Jerusalem Free...

JULIA BRASWELL WARD

Feb. 9, 1939-May 6, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Julia M. Ward, 74, affectionately known by her family and friends as "Puddin," 1014...

ROBERT F. WILLIAMSON

Oct. 3, 1931-May 10, 2013 KENANSVILLE -- Robert Franklin Williamson, 81, died today at Quinn Hospice Center. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Kenansville United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery. He was born Oct....

ROBERT L. WOOTEN

Died May 8, 2013 Robert L. Wooten, 814 E. Elm St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at Holly Hill Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Best Station community in LaGrange, with Dr. Eugene...

Thursday, May 9, 2013

BISHOP ALEA M. BEST

Nov. 14, 1930-May 5, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Bishop Alea M. Best, 82, 2101 N. William St., Goldsboro, N.C., departed her earthly life...

SHIRLEY COOK BEST

GREENSBORO -- Shirley Cook Best, 77, died Tuesday at Hospice Home in High Point. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ZYLPHIA M. BONDESON

Sept. 22, 1935-May 8, 2013 Zylphia Mizelle Bondeson, 77, passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at her home. Zylphia was born in Beaufort County Sept. 22, 1935, to the late Jesse E. and Della Cratt Mizelle. She was...

DOROTHY S. BYRD

May 15, 1922-May 8, 2013 SNOW HILL -- Dorothy Sugg Byrd, 90, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Gordon Street Christian Church, with the Rev. Mark Benson officiating. Visitation will follow. Interment will be at...

THOMAS E. FOSTER

DELAWARE -- Thomas Earl Foster, 61, formerly of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at Nanticoka Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

TALISA HILL

Oct. 20, 1978-May 6, 2013 Talisa Hill, 34, 315 S. Tiffany St., Apt. D, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be at Greater St. Paul United Holy Church Saturday at 1 p.m., with elder Jerrod A Henderson...

WALLACE HILL JR.

Died May 4, 2013 Wallace Hill Jr., 65, 408-A S. Herman St., Goldsboro, passed away Saturday. Funeral services with full military honors will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral...

MARY L. HOLMES

Mary L. Holmes, 80, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

CHRISTIAN T. MCLEAN

KNIGHTDALE -- Christian Tobias McLean, 25, 9012 Buffaloe Road, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LULA B. RAIFORD

Died May 6, 2013 Lula Raiford died Monday at home. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, with bishop Alton A. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation...

JAMES ELLIS "JIM" WARREN

Died May 5, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- James Ellis "Jim" Warren, 83, died Sunday, May 5, 2013. Funeral service will be Sunday, May 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Braxton...

ROBERT L. WOOTEN

Robert L. Wooten died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

HAYWOOD AVERY WATSON (AVERY)

Jan. 30, 1952-May 2, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- May 2, 2013, Avery Watson, 61, Seven Springs, N.C., went to be with his heavenly father after a long illness with complications due to heart disease and diabetes. A memorial service...

M. GERALD BARTLETT

June 8, 1938-May 5, 2013 Marvin Gerald Bartlett, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with military honors. The Rev. Don Sauls will officiate. There will be a time...

JOANNE BECKWITH

PIKEVILLE -- Joanne Beckwith, 64, 451 Hinnant Road, died today. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

CHARLIE BRYANT

Charlie Bryant Mitchell Jr. died today at the Durham VA Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

ALFONZO "RAY" COLEY

Sept. 27, 1943-May 2, 2013 Alfonzo "Ray" Coley, 69, 616 S. Herman St., Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice. Mr. Coley was born Sept. 27, 1943, in Wayne County to the late Harvey and...

PEGGY J. GREEN

Peggy Jean Green, 70, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WAYNE DELACY HAWKINS

July 9, 1953-May 5, 2013 EDINBURG -- Wayne DeLacy Hawkins, 59, Edinburg, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at his home. Family visitation will be Wednesday evening at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock from 6 to 9 p.m. A...

MANUEL A. HAY JR.

Nov. 24, 1950-April 30, 2013 Manuel Antonio Hay Jr., 62, 1404 Adams St., died April 30 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with bishop Alton A. Smith officiating....

CLIFTON JONES SR.

Clifton Jones Sr., 75, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

LUCILLE MYERS MARSHALL

Lucille Myers Marshall, 84, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MILDRED MOZELLE MARKS PRIDGEN

Sept. 26, 1922-May 7, 2013 WARSAW -- Mildred Mozelle Marks Pridgen, 90, Warsaw, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton, N.C. Mrs. Pridgen was born Sept. 26, 1922, in Winters, Texas, to the...

ETHEL GREENE RODGERS

March 15, 1917-May 7, 2013 Ethel Greene Rodgers, 96, 1781 Tommy's Road, Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. She was born March 15, 1917, to Junious and Charity Core Greene in Wayne County. She graduated from Dillard...

THOMAS LEE SPARKS

May 27, 1946-May 5, 2013 Sunday morning, May 5, 2013, God saw fit for Mr. Thomas Lee Sparks to be called out of time and into eternity. Thomas was born May 27, 1946, to the late Mrs. Ula Burkhart...

TIMOTHY GLEN TADLOCK

Dec. 5, 1963-May 3, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Tim was called home to be with his Lord and savior Friday, May 3, where he passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Newton Grove. He was 49...

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

ARMANDO BALTAZAR

Died May 5, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Armando Baltazar, 93, 430 Cathay Road, died Sunday at home. Funeral mass will be tonight at 8 p.m. at Mission Parish of Santa Clara in Magnolia. Final mass will be Wednesday at 5...

TIMOTHY G. BARFIELD

Oct. 1, 1963-May 5, 2013 CALYPSO -- Timothy Gray Barfield, 49, passed away Sunday evening, May 5, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 8, at 3 p.m. at Calypso Cemetery, officiated by Dr....

TALISA HILL

KINSTON -- Talisa Hill, 34, 315 S. Tiffany St., Apt. D, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

TEENIE LANIER

Oct. 31, 1954-May 5, 2013 Edna Delores "Teenie" Lanier, 58, 212 Stoney Creek Church Road, died Sunday at Winham Hall in Kenansville. A private service will be held. She was born in Wayne County Oct. 31, 1954, to Billy...

JAMES R. MOORE

Died May 5, 2013 KENLY -- James Ray Moore, 88, died at Wilson Medical Center Sunday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly, with the Rev. Curtis Jones and the Rev....

JULIE M. EDWARDS NEWCOMB

Feb. 26, 1945-May 5, 2013 Julie Mae Edwards Newcomb, 68, passed away May 5, 2013, at her home. Julie was born in Pink Hill, N.C., Feb. 26, 1945. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Verna...

LULA RAIFORD

Lula Raiford, 86, died at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Home....

ETHEL RODGERS

Ethel Rodgers, 96, 1781 Tommy's Road, died at Willow Creek Nursing Home today. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

WILLIAM A. SCOTT

Died May 5, 2013 TEACHEY -- William "Ted" Anderson Scott, 66, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Thursday at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home...

KATHY HANSBERRY SILLSBURY

Dec. 5, 1957-May 5, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Kathy Hansberry Sillsbury, 55, 206 Clifton Ridge Drive, died at Pitt Memorial Hospital Sunday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. She was...

TIMOTHY TADLOCK

NEWTON GROVE -- Timothy Tadlock, 49, died at home Friday. Arrangements are pending....

JULIA M. WARD

Julia M. Ward, 74, 1013 Best St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JAMES E. WARREN

NEWTON GROVE -- James "Jim" Ellis Warren, 83, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Homes Inc....

Monday, May 6, 2013

ARMANDO BALTAZAR

Armando Baltazar, 93, 430 Cathay Road, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at J. B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

TIMOTHY G. BARFIELD

MOUNT OLIVE -- Timothy Gray Barfield, 49, died Sunday at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

M. GERALD BARTLETT

M. Gerald Bartlett, 74, 108 Daleview Drive, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

ALEA M. BEST

Alea M. Best, 82, 2101 N. William St., died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

KENNETH MORGAN BOYETTE

March 26, 1934-May 4, 2013 Kenneth Morgan Boyette, 79, passed away Saturday. Ken was born March 26, 1934, in Goldsboro. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Jimmy William Boyette and Bessie Morgan Boyette. He has...

SUSAN B. BRITT

Died May 5, 2013 Susan Bennett Britt passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Susan was a native of Alabama and received her Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, in...

WALLACE HILL JR.

Wallace Hill Jr., 65, 408-A S. Herman St., died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

HAROLD G. JONES

Aug. 29, 1927-May 4, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Harold Gray Jones, 85, passed away Saturday evening, May 4, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Jones, a native of Smith Chapel community west of Mount Olive, was the son...

TENEE LANIER

Edna Delores "Tenee" Ellis Lanier died Sunday at Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral and Crematory....

THOMAS SPARKS

KENLY -- Thomas Sparks, Boswell Road, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Kenly Inc....

Sunday, May 5, 2013

JERRY LORENZE DAVIS SR.

Died April 28, 2013 RIVERDALE, Md. -- Jerry Lorenze Davis Sr., Riverdale, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, passed Sunday, April 28, 2013. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, Wylene Davis of the home; four children, Akish, Jarra,...

SALLY ROWE HALES

Aug. 18, 1933-May 3, 2013 Sally Rowe Hales, 79, went to be with her Lord Friday, May 3, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Sally was born in Wayne County Aug. 18, 1933, to the...

HAROLD G. JONES

M0UNT OLIVE -- Harold G. Jones, 85, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JOSEPH SAULS

March 27, 1938-May 3, 2013 KENLY -- Joseph Thomas "Jay" Sauls, 75, 517 Dogwood Lane, passed away May 3, 2013, at Rex Hospital. He was born March 27, 1938, in Wayne County to the late Jesse Joseph and Essie...

MAURINE DAWSEY WILDER

April 5, 1950-May 1, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Maurine Wilder, 63, 301 S. Virginia St., Goldsboro, N.C., she departed her earthly life...

Friday, May 3, 2013

GEORGE RONNIE BATTLE

March 14, 1943-April 30, 2013 George Ronnie Battle was born March 14, 1943, to George and Luevenia Battle in Wayne County. He passed away Tuesday at his residence. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Battle. Funeral services will...

ALFONZO COLEY

Alfonzo "Ray" Coley, 69, 616 S. Herman St., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are by Norman A. Whitted, Funeral Director Licensee LLC of Fayetteville....

WILLIAM D. MOYE JR.

Sept. 6, 1947-May 1, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Wednesday, Billy Moye died at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hull Road Original Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Leon Grubbs officiating. Burial will be in Mewborn...

RICHARD ALLEN PATE

Aug. 29, 1947-April 30, 2013 Richard Allen Pate, 65, passed away Tuesday evening at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Born in Havelock, he was the son of Herman Jarvis II and Dollie Mozingo Pate. He was retired...

JIMMIE L. PETERSON

FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y. -- Jimmie Lewis Peterson, 49, formerly of Wayne County, died Wednesday at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Arrangements are pending at E.M. Matthews Funeral Home and Cremation Inc....

SPENCER STRICKLAND JR.

Died April 27, 2013 RALEIGH -- Spencer Strickland Jr., 69, Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Fremont, N.C., passed away April 27, 2013. Funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Carlton L. Gray Funeral and Cremation...

LENORA R. WHITEHEAD

Died May 2, 2013 Lenora R. Whitehead, 91, 3097 Swiftcreek School Road, died Thursday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Red Oak. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation...

Thursday, May 2, 2013

GEORGE R. BATTLE

March 14, 1943-April 20, 2013 George Ronnie Battle died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gospel Tabernacle Church. Interment will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born March 14, 1943, to George and...

CONRAD A. BRONNER

March 11, 1942-April 30, 2013 Conrad A. Bronner, 71, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Conrad was born in Norwalk, Conn., March 11, 1942, to the late Myron and Lillian Weaver Bronner. Before moving to...

MANUEL A. HAY

Manuel Antonio Hay, 62, 1404 Adams St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ROBIN A. HENNING

March 11, 1960-April 30, 2013 Robin Antoinette Henning, 53, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. No formal services will be held. She was born in Beckley, W.Va., to Jack Bird and the late Bonnie Williams Bird. She was married...

SALLY S. LANE

Nov. 26, 1920-May 1, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Sally Sutton Lane, 92, LaGrange, passed away early Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at her granddaughter's home. Ms. Sally was born Nov. 26, 1920, in Wayne County to the late William Levi Sutton...

KAY JO H. LAROCHE

Aug. 1, 1940-April 30, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Kay Jo Hack LaRoche, 72, Mount Olive, passed away Tuesday morning at Waylin Life Care Center. She had lived in Wayne County for 20 years, coming here from Springfield, Mo. She...

BILLY MOYE

LAGRANGE -- William D. "Billy" Moye Jr. died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

PILAR SCHMIDT

Aug. 4, 1932-April 30, 2013 Pilar Gonzalez Fernandez Schmidt, 80, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. Pilar was born in Madrid, Spain, Aug. 4, 1932, to the late Julio Gonzalez Alferez...

HATTIE LEE WILSON

Died May 1, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Hattie Lee Wilson, 88, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Braxton Carter officiating. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial...

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

CAROL STRICKLAND GARDNER

June 13, 1942-April 29, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Carol Strickland Gardner, 70, died Monday afternoon. Born June 13, 1942, in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Barden and Estelle Parrish Strickland. Mrs. Gardner was preceded in death...

SALLY S. LANE

LAGRANGE -- Sally Sutton Lane, 92, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

WILLIAM H. LANE

Nov. 13, 1936-April 29, 2013 William Henry "Bill" Lane passed away April 29, 2013. Bill is survived by his wife of 56 years, Shirley R. Lane; two daughters, Penny Lane and Billie Amanda Lane; and a brother, Marvin Lane....

RICHARD PATE

Richard Pate, 65, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DORIS E. ROGERS

Died April 27, 2013 Doris Emogene Stevens Rogers, 80, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev....

SANDY STALLARD

Died April 27, 2013 Sandy Stallard, 69, Goldsboro, passed peacefully April 27 after a short illness. Sandy was a retired office manager at Wayne Chiropractic. Sandy was born in Pearl River, N.Y., grew up in Middletown, N.Y., and raised...

YVONNE P. WIGGINS

Feb. 23,1937-April 29, 2013 HOOKERTON -- Yvonne Hope Provost Wiggins, 76, died Monday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Rod Dorn officiating. Interment will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Snow Hill Cemetery,...

MAURINE WILDER

Maurine Wilder, 63, 1740-B Maple St., died today at Brian Center Heath and Rehabilitation in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....