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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

DEBORAH C. CROW

MOUNT OLIVE -- Deborah Carol Crow, 58, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LOUISE SHORT EBRON

Died July 28, 2013 GREENVILLE -- Louise Short Ebron, 91, 202 Greenfield Blvd., died Sunday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville. Burial will be at Homestead Memorial Gardens in Greenville. She...

JACQUELYN W. GREGORY

Jacquelyn Williamson Gregory, 1311 S. Slocumb St., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BRENDA S. LINDSAY

Died July 21, 2013 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Brenda Sue Lindsay, 57, died July 21 at home. The funeral was 2 p.m. July 24 in Holloman-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel. Burial was in Princess Anne Memorial Park. Born in...

NETTIE PETTEWAY

KINSTON -- Nettie Petteway, 64, 548 Martin Luther King Blvd., died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

WELLON PITTMAN

Died July 30, 2013 Hardy Wellon Pittman, 74, passed away Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Saulston...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

LAWRENCE BLAND

Died July 27, 2013 MAGNOLIA -- Lawrence Bland, 78, died Saturday at Day Spring Assisted Living in Wallace. Funeral will be at New Bethel AME Church in Waycross Saturday at noon, with Dr. Johnny Richards officiating. Burial will be...

MICHAEL SHAWN CALLAHAN

April 13, 1963-July 28, 2013 Michael Shawn Callahan, 50, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013. He was born in Scotland County, N.C., April 13, 1963, to the late Malcolm D. Callahan Sr. and Grace Cashwell Callahan. A service to...

GERALD CANNON

Feb. 18, 1951-July 29, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Bradley Gerald Cannon, 62, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Gerald was born in Wayne County Feb. 18, 1951, to the late Bradley and...

WILFORD M. CHANDLER

Died July 27, 2013 DETROIT, Mich. -- Wilford Maurice Chandler, 61, died Saturday. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Richard Newkirk officiating. Burial will be at Batts...

KELLY WADDELL DRIVER

Oct. 24, 1959-July 28, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Kelly Waddell Driver, 53, born Oct. 24, 1959, died July 28, 2013. Kelly was a loving wife to her husband, Connie, and a devoted mother to her son, Shawn. Kelly will be...

WARREN HOLMES

Feb. 11, 1959-July 29, 2013 Warren Holmes, 54, 302 Wayne Ave., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the James Thomas Haskins Memorial Chapel at Hakins Funeral Home. He was born Feb....

WILLIE MORRISON

Feb. 17, 1943-July 25, 2013 DUDLEY -- Willie Franklin Cecil Morrison, 70, 514 Rollingwood Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Pentecostal United Holy church. Burial with military honors will...

JENIS WATERS

Died July 26, 2013 SAULSTON -- Mr. Jenis Waters, 59, 111 Saulsberry Drive, Saulston community, died Friday morning at home. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at New Stoney United Holy Church, 1003 Poplar St., with...

Monday, July 29, 2013

LINDA FLYTHE BAILEY

Feb. 23, 1951-July 24, 2013 Linda Flythe Bailey passed away on July 24, 2013, with her loving family by her side. Linda was born in Staunton, Va., on Feb. 23, 1951, to the late Joan Fleshood Flythe and the...

FRANCINE SASSER BREWER

May 12, 1952-July 26, 2013 DUDLEY -- Francine Sasser Brewer, 61, of 409 Rollingwood Drive, died Friday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born May 12, 1952, in Wayne County. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m....

JAMES CLARK

James Clark, 76, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time....

WARREN HOLMES

Warren Holmes, 54, of 302 Wayne Ave., died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

RAMONA HICKS KIRBY

Dec. 12, 1929-July 26, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Ramona Hicks Kirby, 83, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ramona was born in Wayne County on Dec. 12, 1929, to the late James William "Will"...

Sunday, July 28, 2013

ELIZABETH "BITSY" LANGDON BOYETTE

Sept. 21, 1958-July 24, 2013 JARVISBURG -- Elizabeth Langdon "Bitsy" Boyette, 54, Jarvisburg, N.C., died Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A native of Goldsboro, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Ben and Quin Boyette. She was the granddaughter...

FRANCINE SASSER BREWER

Francine Sasser Brewer, 61, 409 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

GRACE LEE FAISON

June 12, 1950-July 24, 2013 Grace Lee Faison, 63, of 1204 Ben Brewington Court, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at House of Prayer, 958 Sleepy Creek Road, Dudley, with her father, the...

DAVIS L. HARVELL

May 7, 1929-July 27, 2013 Davis Lee Harvell, 84, passed away early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Davis was born in Duplin County on May 7, 1929, to the late Robert Henry Harvell...

JAMIE MAE HENDERSON

Feb. 18, 1953-July 23, 2013 Jamie Mae Henderson, 60, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Jamie was born in Amsterdam, N.Y., on Feb. 18, 1953, to the late James...

JERE D. HILBURN

July 16, 1931-July 26, 2013 Jere Dean Hilburn, 82, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service to celebrate his life will be held Monday, July 29, 2013, at 4 p.m. from the chapel...

RAMONA HICKS KIRBY

Dec. 12, 1929-July 26, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Ramona Hicks Kirby, 83, passed away suddenly on Friday July 26, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ramona was born in Wayne County on Dec. 12, 1929, to the late James William "Will"...

FRANCIS E. KROBOTH

Nov. 29, 1920-July 26, 2013 Francis Edward Kroboth, 92, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late Kaytan and Mary Kroboth, and was the widower of Elsie May Kroboth. A son, Captain Stanley...

MARJORIE ANN WALLER PHILLIPS

May 2, 1918-July 26, 2013 WARSAW -- Marjorie Ann Waller Phillips, 95, of Warsaw passed away July 26, 2013, at Sampson Regional Medical Center. She was born in Duplin County on May 2, 1918, to the late Daniel Stephen...

JEAN YELVERTON PITTMAN

Sept. 7, 1943-July 26, 2013 Jean Yelverton Pittman, 69, Grabtown Road, Smithfield, died Friday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Interment will...

MARY S. PLUMMER

Oct. 16, 1928-July 23, 2013 A service celebrating Mary S. Plummer's life will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 29, 2013, at St. Paul United Methodist Church with the Rev. James Harry officiating. The family will receive...

MYRTLE PROCTOR IVEY

May 18, 1921-July 27, 2013 FREMONT -- Myrtle Proctor Ivey, 92, passed away July 27, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Monday evening, July 29, 2013, at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell...

RUSSELL E. SMITH SR.

Died July 23, 2013 Mr. Russell Edward Smith Sr., age 91, of 600 S. Goldsboro St., Fremont, died July 23, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services for Mr. Smith will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at...

OLIVER VESTAL

KENANSVILLE -- Oliver Vestal of Kenansville died at home Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

JENIS WATERS

Jenis Waters of 111 Saulsberry Ave. died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

Friday, July 26, 2013

ELIZABETH "BITSY" LANGDON BOYETTE

Sept. 21, 1958-July 24, 2013 JARVISBURG -- Elizabeth Langdon "Bitsy" Boyette, 54, Jarvisburg, N.C., died Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A native of Goldsboro, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Dr. Ben and Quin Boyette. She was the...

JAMES H. BRUNSON SR.

Died July 24, 2013 DUDLEY -- James H. "City Cab No. 11" Brunson Sr., 86, 281 Sleepy Creek Road, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at St. James AME Church in Kenansville, with the...

WILFORD M. CHANDLER

Died July 20, 2013 DETROIT, Mich. -- Wilford Maurice Chandler, 61, Saturday. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev. Richard Newkirk officiating. Burial will be at Batts Cemetery...

JERE D. HILBURN

Jere Dean Hilburn, 82, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

PERCY "LEON" JONES

Died July 19, 2013 WILSON --Mr. Percy "Leon" Jones, 52, 503 Crestview Ave., Wilson, died July 19, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Howell Chapel Church of Christ,...

F. EDWARD KROBOTH

Francis Edward Kroboth, 92, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILLIE F.C. MORRISON

DUDLEY -- Willie Franklin Cecil Morrison, 70, 514 Rollingwood Drive, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

POLLY M. PARKER

Died July 22, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Polly M. Parker, 68, 110 E. King St., Apt. H, died Monday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at LaGrange Funeral Services chapel. Burial will be at Jerusalem Cemetery in Seven Springs. Visitation...

AUDREY T. SMITH

Nov. 11, 1927-July 25, 2013 PRICETOWN -- Audrey Tyndall Smith, 85, passed away late Thursday afternoon, July 25, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A service to remember her and her life will be held Saturday,...

ALICE JAMES SMITH

Died July 21, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Alice James Smith, 81, 1765 Summerlin Cross Road, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Elder Chapel AME Zion Church, with elder Bobby Lamb officiating. Burial will...

Thursday, July 25, 2013

LINDA S. FLYTHE-BAILEY

LAGRANGE -- Linda Sue Flythe-Bailey, 62, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY SIMMONS ALDRIDGE

Died July 19, 2013 Mrs. Mary Simmons Aldridge, 101, died July 19, 2013, at home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 215 Sleepy Creek Road, Dudley. Burial will follow in the church...

JUANITA ALLEN ATKINSON

Jan. 7, 1920-July 23, 2013 Juanita Allen Atkinson, 93, 309 W. Murray St., Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Tuesday at her residence. She was born Jan. 7, 1920, to Cisro and Katie Faircloth Allen in Sampson County, N.C. Mrs. Atkinson...

TERRY D. BRASWELL BATTS

Aug. 2, 1965-July 18, 2913 WILSON -- Terry Denise Braswell Batts, 47, 713 W. Hines St., died July 18 at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ in Wilson. Burial...

JAMES H. BRUNSON SR.

DUDLEY -- James H. Brunson Sr., 86, 281 Sleepy Creek Road, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARY E. DIXON

April 24, 1937-July 24, 2013 Mary Elizabeth Dixon, 76, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mary was born in Edgecombe County April 24, 1937, to the late Sam and Mary Ruth Summerlin. She retired...

KENNETH DUDLEY JR.

KINSTON -- Kenneth Dudley Jr., died Tuesday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

ISAAC EDWARDS

Isaac Edwards, 66, 4526 Yank Road, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

GRACE LEE FAISON

Grace Lee Faison, 63, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CECILIA KING FINISON

June 30, 1950-July 24, 2013 SNOW HILL -- Cecilia King Finison, 63, Davis Road, went to be with her Lord and savior Wednesday morning, July 24, 2013, at Duke University Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 26,...

GLENDA K. HONRINE

Jan. 1, 1945-July 24, 2013 Glenda Kaye Honrine, 68, passed away Wednesday morning at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Emmett and Lucy Brock Swinson, and was the wife of J.D. Honrine. Mrs. Honrine was a...

HENRIETTA H. KING

June 9, 1912-July 24, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Henrietta Hamlet King, 101, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Friday at 6 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at...

LILA S. MURRAY

March 28, 1919-July 23, 2013 Lila Mae Strickland Murray, 94, passed away Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Evander and Ludie Thomas Strickland, the wife of the late...

PEGGY MURPHY PAGE

April 21, 1938-July 23, 2013 KINSTON -- Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Peggy Murphy Page passed away peacefully after a five-year battle with cancer, and is now with her Lord and savior. Peggy will be joining her late husband, Bill...

EMMIE PARRISH PITTMAN

Died July 24, 2013 KENLY -- Emmie Parrish Pittman, 89, passed away at Wilson Pines Nursing Center in Wilson, N.C., Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Leroy Parrish and the...

MARY S. PLUMMER

Died July 23, 2013 Mary Saidla Plummer, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Avante Nursing Home in Reidsville after a long active life. She loved her family, her church, her community and traveling. A service celebrating Mary's...

SELENA S. VILLA PROA

Died July 16, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Cipriano Villa Gomez and Luisa Proa Roque, 402 Little Dove Road, announce the birth and death of their daughter, Selena Sherlyn Villa Proa, July 16 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral Mass will be...

ARGIE M. PRYOR

Aug. 17, 1937-July 21, 2013 FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Argie Mae Pryor, 75, 11209 Sanddusky Court, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday in Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins...

BILLY GERALD SMITH

Aug. 22, 1929-July 23, 2013 Billy Gerald Smith, 83, passed away early Tuesday morning at Woodard's Care. Billy was born in Wayne County Aug. 22, 1929, to the late Dewey O. Smith and Ella Barnes Smith. He was employed...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

JUANITA A. ATKINSON

Juanita A. Atkinson, 93, 309 W. Murray St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES H. BARDEN

KENANSVILLE -- James H. Barden, 67, 237 Perry Miller Road, died Tuesday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CECILIA FINISON

SNOW HILL -- Cecilia Finison, 63, died today at Duke University Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAMIE M. HENDERSON

Jamie Mae Henderson, 60, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GLENDA K. HONRINE

Glenda K. Honrine died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILLIAMSON O. KELLY

Nov. 13, 1945-July 20, 2013 WARSAW -- Williamson Odell Kelly, 67, 289 Tarheel Estates Lane, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at KEMBA Headquarters, with the Rev. James Jackson officiating. Burial will be in...

TAMMY LEA MCCASKILL

May 22, 1977 July 22, 2013 Tammy Lea McCaskill, 36, passed away suddenly from a motor vehicle accident Monday, July 22, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25,...

LILA S. MURRAY

Lila S. Murray, 94, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY S. PLUMMER

Mary Saidla Plummer, 84, died Tuesday at Avante and Rehab Center in Reidsville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RUSSELL E. SMITH SR.

FREMONT -- Russell Edward Smith Sr., 91, 600 S. Goldsboro St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIE JASPER "RED" STRICKLAND

Jan. 22, 1941-July 22, 2013 PINE LEVEL -- Willie J. "Red" Strickland, 1681 Evans Road, Princeton, died Monday at his residence. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. There will be a time of sharing...

SHIRLEY C. WILSON

April 18, 1934-July 23, 2013 Shirley Coker Wilson, 79, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Shirley was born April 18, 1934, in Wayne County to the late Marvin and Bessie Garris Coker. She was wife of the late...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

ANNA WIZEMANN EDSALL

Sept. 13, 1930-July 20, 2013 Anna W. Edsall passed away July 20, 2013. She was 82. Ann was a loving wife, mother and friend. Born in Bronx, N.Y., she graduated from the then Douglass College for Women, which later...

IRMA T. MASON ISRAEL

Irma Teresa Mason Israel, 60, 1106 Quail Hollow Drive, died today in Nebraska. Arrangements pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ADDIE E. JONES MCCALL

Died July 18, 2013 BEULAVILLE -- Addie Elizabeth Jones McCall, 79, died Thursday at Day Spring Assisted Living in Wallace. Funeral was at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill today at noon, with bishop Preston Hall officiating....

TAMMY MCCASKILL

Tammy McCaskill, 36, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EMMA GRAY NEWKIRK

Oct. 9, 1931-July 18, 2013 DUDLEY -- Emma Gray Johnson Newkirk, 81, passed away at her home Thursday. She was born to the late Lena Worrells and George Ivory Johnson in Wayne County Oct. 9, 1931. She was educated...

POLLY PARKER

LAGRANGE -- Polly Parker, 68, 110 E. King St., Apt. H, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

HELEN JOHNSON PRICE

April 13, 1924-July 22, 2013 PRINCETON -- Helen Johnson Price, 89, Second Street, died Monday at Barbour Court in Smithfield. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Norma Roberts officiating. Committal...

LLOYD G. ROBSON

Aug. 21, 1921-July 21, 2013 Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Lloyd George Robson passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Lloyd was born in Ridley Park, Pa., Aug. 21, 1921, to the late Robert Ernest Robson...

BILLY G. SMITH

Billy Gerald Smith, 83, died today at Woodard's Care. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE J. STRICKLAND

PINE LEVEL -- Willie J. "Red" Strickland, 72, 1681 Evans Road, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Memorial Service....

Monday, July 22, 2013

DAVID L. BARTLETT

Died July 19, 2013 David Lee Bartlett, 79, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 22, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Toulson and...

LETTIE "LOU" WILSON CASEY

March 24, 1929-July 21, 2013 PRINCETON -- Lettie "Lou" Wilson, 84, Old Hinton Road, Princeton, died Sunday at her home. She was born March 24, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Edmond Garland Wilson and Lucille Stephenson...

ARGIE M. PRYOR

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Argie Mae Pryor, 75, 11209 Sandusky Court, died Sunday in Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARCELLUS S. ROBINSON

May 12, 1953-July 15, 2013 Marcellus Sherman Robinson, 60, 714B Olivia Lane, died July 15 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery with...

LLOYD G. ROBSON

Lloyd George Robson, 91, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ALICE SMITH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alice Smith, 1765 Summerlins Crossroads Road, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Sunday, July 21, 2013

MARY SIMMONS ALDRIDGE

Mary Simmons Aldridge, 101, 1619 E. Elm St., died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DAVID L. BARTLETT

Oct. 15, 1933-July 19, 2013 David Lee Bartlett, 79, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. David was born in Wayne County on Oct. 15, 1933, to the late George Atlas and Ina Carter Bartlett. David had a passion for...

LEROY "LEE" W. BELMAIN

March 7, 1934-July 18, 2013 RED SPRINGS -- Mr. Leroy "Lee" Walter Belmain of Red Springs died Thursday, July 18, 2013, in his home at the age of 79. Mr. Belmain was born in Ellsworth, Maine on March 7,...

BENJAMIN T. CAREY

June 15, 1927-July 19, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Benjamin Thayer Carey, 86, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Benjamin was born in Clarke County, Ga., on June 15, 1927, to...

JOANN WADE GREENFIELD

Aug. 9, 1950-July 15, 2013 HOPE MILLS -- Joann Wade Greenfield, 62, 4605 Rita Ct., formerly of Wayne County, died Monday at home surrounded by her family. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Congregational UCC Cemetery, Old...

LARRY HOUSE

Larry House of Duck Pond Road died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

PERCY JONES

Percy Jones, 52, of Wilson died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIAMSON KELLY

WARSAW -- Williamson Kelly, 67, of 289 Tarhill Mobile Home Estates, died Saturday at his home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FAY PADGETT KELLY

May 15, 1944-July 17, 2013 Fay Padgett Kelly, 69, of Faison passed away Wednesday night at Vidant Duplin Hospital. She was born in Pender County to the late Charlie and Ella Gurganus Padgett, and was the widow of Joe...

DONALD L. KING

July 11, 1937-July 12, 2013 PRINCETON -- Retired United States Air Force Staff Sgt. Donald Lee King, 76, Bizzell Grove Church Road, died Friday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m....

MARY CATHERINE MACHILLO

Dec. 18, 1945-July 11, 2013 Mary Catherine Machillo, 67, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Brian Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends...

Friday, July 19, 2013

ELMA P. BARWICK

July 6, 1927-July 17, 2013 Elma Potter Barwick, 86, passed away Wednesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Franklin Burke and Bertha Adams Potter, and the wife of...

DOROTHY CASEY

Jan. 5, 1926-July 16, 2013 WINSTON-SALEM -- Dorothy "Dot" Casey, Winston-Salem, N.C., passed away July 16, 2013, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She had been a resident of Salemtowne Retirement Community in Winston-Salem since 2008. Those left with...

SYLVIA PRICE CREEL

April 17, 1937-July 18, 2013 DUDLEY -- Sylvia Price Creel, 76, passed away early Thursday morning, July 18, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Services will be held Saturday, July 20, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral...

DONALD KING

PRINCETON -- Donald King, 76, Bizzell's Grove Church Road, died today at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Thursday, July 18, 2013

ELMA P. BARWICK

Elma Potter Barwick, 86, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOROTHY CASEY

Jan. 5, 1926-July 16, 2013 WINSTON-SALEM -- Dorothy "Dot" Casey of Winston-Salem, N.C. passed away July 16, 2013 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. Dot, born in January 5, 1926 in Wayne County, was the daughter of Edgar...

SYLVIA P. CREEL

DUDLEY -- Sylvia Price Creel, 76, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

CLIFTON W. EDWARDS

Jan. 16, 1962-July 14, 2013 Clifton Walter Edwards, 51, died Sunday at the VA Medical in Durham. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Eureka, with the Rev. Fred Presley officiating. Burial will be...

JOANN WADE GREENFIELD

JoAnn Wade Greenfield, 62, died Tuesday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

FAY P. KELLY

Fay P. Kelly, 69, died today at Vidant Duplin General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Cremations....

DENISE LOCUS

March 10, 1959-July 16, 2013 DUDLEY -- Denise Locus, 54, 101 Dogwood Circle, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Church of God and True Holiness. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial...

DOUGLAS D. MILLER

July 3, 1964-July 15, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Douglas Dwight Miler died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jesse Warren III officiating....

EMMA G. NEWKIRK

DUDLEY -- Emma Gray Newkirk, 81, 4392-B U.S. 117 Alternate, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

GAIL WORLEY SINGLETON

Sept. 28, 1947-July 17, 2013 Gail Worley Singleton, 65, 1329 Progressive Church Road, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. She was born Sept. 28, 1947, to the late David A. Worley and Luria Hartley...

PAUL SMALLEY

Died July 11, 2013 DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Paul Smalley, 77, Hillsborough Street, Mount Olive, died Thursday July 11, 2013, in Atlanta, Ga. The homegoing celebration will take place Saturday July 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist...

RANDY EARL WOOD

Sept. 14,1957-July 15, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Randy Earl Wood, 55, LaGrange, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013, at his home on the family farm. Randy was born Sept. 14, 1957, in Lenoir County to Earl and Jean Newsome Wood....

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

IRA BELL

May 30, 1946-July 13, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ira Bell, 67, 302 Elmore St., died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Gospel Light United Holy Church. Burial will be in Carver...

ADA W. HAMILTON

June 22, 1919-June 15, 2013 Ada W. Hamilton, 94, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Croatan Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation in Newport. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. She was born...

GORDON R. HORNE

Dec. 25, 1941-July 15, 2013 TURKEY -- Gordon Ray Horne, 71, died Monday at Southwood Nursing Center in Clinton. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Turkey Cemetery. He was born...

VANNESSA R. JONES

Died July 14, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Vannessa Robin Jones, 52, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Thursday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Danny Lewis officiating. Burial will...

DORIS J. COX KORNEGAY

Died July 14, 2013 DUDLEY -- Doris Jean Cox Kornegay, 113 Woodlands Acres Drive, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park....

DENISE LOCUS

DUDLEY -- Denise Locus, 54, 101 Dogwood Circle, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ALFONZIA MARTIN

April 7, 1940-July 11, 2013 Alfonzia Martin, 55, 306 Apt. D2 S. William St., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home....

DOUGLAS MILLER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Douglas Miller, 49, 321 E. Pollock St., died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CHARLES E. NORRIS

Died July 13, 2013 CALYPSO -- Charles Edward Norris, 56, 303 White Oak Bridge Road, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. No service is planned. He was the son of Elizabeth Barbour Norris Coats and the late...

NORA E. SHAW

Died July 14, 2013 Mrs. Nora E. Shaw, 308 Bunche Drive, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 20, at 11 a.m. at Woods Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, New...

CHARLES W. SHUMATE

Nov. 29, 1929-July 16, 2013 Charles Wayne Shumate, 83, Goldsboro, died Tuesday morning at his residence. Born in Goldsboro, he was the son of the late Harry Shumate and Pattie Snow Merriman Shumate, and brother of the late Harry...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

CLIFTON W. EDWARDS

FREMONT -- Clifton Walter Edwards, 51, died Sunday at the VA Medical Center in Durham. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ADA HAMILTON

Ada Hamilton, 94, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Croatan Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newport. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

GERALDINE HORTON

Sept. 7, 1967-July 11, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Geraldine Horton, 45, 106 E. Johnson St., died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Holy Ghost Cathedral in Mount Olive. Burial will be in Carver Memorial...

ELASTER JOHNSON

July 13, 1940-July 14, 2013 Elaster Johnson, 73, 209 E. New Hope Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with bishop Alton A. Smith officiating. Burial...

DORIS J. COX KORNEGAY

DUDLEY -- Doris Jean Cox Kornegay, 75, 113 Woodlands Acres Ave., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CHARLES E. NORRIS

CALYPSO -- Charles Edward Norris, 56, 303 White Oak Road, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home of Clinton....

SHARON A. RAY PICKETT

Dec. 28, 1944-July 10, 2013 Sharon Anna Ray Pickett, 69, Palm Street, died Wednesday at home. All services will be private. She was born in Jackson County, Mo., Dec. 28, 1944, to the late Frank and Alice Stout Mael....

MARCELLUS S. ROBINSON

Marcellus S. Robinson, 60, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

NORA H. SHAW

Nora H. Shaw, 89, 308 Bunche Drive, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CHARLES SHUMATE

Charles Shumate, 83, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Monday, July 15, 2013

ELASTER JOHNSON

Elaster Johnson, 73, 209 E. New Hope Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

PAUL SMALLEY

Died July 11, 2013 DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Paul Smalley, 77, Hillsborough Street, Mount Olive, died Thursday July 11, 2013, in Atlanta, Ga. The homegoing celebration will take place Saturday July 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist...

GWYNDOLYN DICKSEY TOWLES

Died July 3, 2013 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Gwyndolyn Dicksey Towles, 82, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Myrtle Beach Estates. Born in Wilmington, N.C., Gwyndolyn was the daughter of the late George L. and Nell W. Dicksey. She...

MAYLON M. WEEKS

Sept. 14 1936-July 13 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Maylon McKinley Weeks, 76, passed away unexpectedly Saturday night, July 13. Services to remember him and his life will be held Tuesday, July 16, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home,...

Sunday, July 14, 2013

WILLARD J. BALLANCE

Died July 12, 2013 FREMONT -- Willard J. Ballance, 75, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at home surrounded by his family. Funeral is 3 p.m. Sunday at Fremont United Methodist Church, and will be conducted by the Rev. Dede...

IRA BELL

Ira Bell, 67, 302 Elmore Street, Mount Olive, died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

SANDRA RENEE BUCKNER

April 25, 1973-July 10, 2013 Sandra "Cookie" Renee Buckner, 40, 610 Whitfield Drive, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church with Dr. H. E. McNair...

DAVID H. CARLTON

Died July 12, 2013 WARSAW -- David Hugh Carlton of Warsaw died Friday at his home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Warsaw Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Carlton-Pollock Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m....

ANNIE WORLEY DAVIS

Died July 12, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Annie Worley Davis, 67, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, in the chapel of West & Dunn Funeral Home with the Rev....

TRACEY DENISE FLOW

Died July 9, 2013 DUDLEY -- Tracey Denise Flow, 50, 905 Genoa Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A life celebration service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at Gospel Light United Holy Church,...

GERALDINE HORTON

Geraldine Horton, 45, 106 E. Johnson St., Mount Olive, died Thursday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home. (Pd)...

FRANKLIN A. HUFFMAN

Aug. 26,1937-July 11, 2013 LEXINGTON -- Franklin Alexander Huffman, 75, formerly of Warsaw, died Thursday at Carolina House Assisted Living in Lexington. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Devotional Gardens. Visitation will follow the service at Warsaw Presbyterian...

KING M. LOFTON

Jan. 6, 1926-July 13, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- King Manuel Lofton, 87, 1434 Pineview Cemetery Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church, 395 Jerusalem Church Road, Seven...

ALFONZIA MARTIN

Alfonzia Martin, 55, 306 Apt. D2 S. William St., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ILEY W. MURFREE

Died July 9, 2013 Iley Wiley "IW" Murfree, 89, Oxford, died Tuesday at Granville Medical Center. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, 408 Granville St., Oxford, and 3 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist...

FULLER E. MURFREE

Died July 11, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fuller Edison Murfree, 83, 5703 2nd St., died Thursday at Providence Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Turkey. Burial will follow at Murfree Family Cemetery....

TYREE L. SIMMONS

April 18, 1990-July 6, 2013 Tyree Louis Simmons, 23,1704 Shamrock Ave., died July 6, 2013. Funeral will be noon Tuesday at St. James AME Zion Church with Dr. Dwight Cannon officiating. Burial will follow at Willowdale Cemetery. Visitation is...

BENITA OATES SMITH

Died July 9, 2013 DUDLEY -- Benita Oates Smith, 47,116 N. Running Deer Circle, died Tuesday at UNC Hospitals. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 137 Veach Mill Road, Warsaw. Burial will follow...

Friday, July 12, 2013

RUTH HOLLOMAN ANDREWS

Feb. 28, 1927-July 11, 2013 GRANTHAM -- Ruth Ann Holloman Andrews, 86, died early Thursday morning, July 11, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She is survived by her three daughters, Judy Griebenow of Smithfield, Gloria Henderson and...

GARY G. FAIRCLOTH

March 17, 1947-July 9, 2013 SOUTH CAROLINA -- Mr. Gary Gene Faircloth, 67, who recently moved to South Carolina from Wilmington, N.C., died Tuesday, July 9, 2013. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July...

TRACEY D. FLOW

Died July 9, 2013 DUDLEY -- Tracey Denise Flow, 50, 905 Genoa Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Gospel Light United Holy Church in Mount Olive. Burial will be...

FRANKLIN A. HUFFMAN

LEXINGTON -- Franklin A. Huffman, formerly of Warsaw, died Thursday at Carolina House Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

NICKLEAUS JACKSON

Died July 8, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Nickleaus Jackson, 46, died Monday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Nickleaus S. Jackson, nephew of Jackson,...

ANDRE M. JENNETTE

Dec. 3, 1948-July 9, 2013 "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life." (John 3:16) TRENTON -- Mr. Andre M. Jennette, 64,...

MARY C. MACHILLO

Mary Catherine Machillo, 67, died Thursday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

FULLER MURFREE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fuller Murfree died Wednesday at Providence Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

SHARON A. RAY PICKETT

Sharon Anna Ray Pickett, 69, Palm Street, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

PAUL SMALLEY

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Paul Smalley, formerly of Mount Olive, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

Thursday, July 11, 2013

RUTH H. ANDREWS

Ruth H. Andrews died today at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JAMES E. ARTIS

July 12, 1959-July 9, 2013 James E. Artis, 53, 407 Linwood Ave., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Spruill Family Cemetery...

ANN HATCHER "LOLA" BARNES

Died July 8, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 11 Timothy 4:7 Mrs. Ann Hatcher Barnes "Lola," the daughter of the late Preston and Mary Greenfield Hatcher, was...

SANDRA BUCKNER

Sandra "Cookie" Buckner, 40, 610 Whitfield Drive, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

PAUL H. CARLTON

May 25, 1930-July 8, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Paul Henderson Carlton, 83, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the service immediately following, at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church in Mount...

MARTRECIA E. MADISON

March 31, 1930-July 7, 2013 Martrecia Elizabeth Edmunds Madison, 83, fell asleep in death Sunday, July 7, 2013, surrounded by family. Martrecia was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., March 31, 1930, to the late James and Irene Edmunds. Although Martrecia...

ALFONZIA MARTIN

Alfonzia Martin, 55, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DENNIS MORSE

Oct. 9, 1954-July 10, 2013 Frank Dennis Morse, 58, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home. Dennis was born in Wayne County Oct. 9, 1954, to Irma Grant Morse of Goldsboro and the late Frank Douglas Morse....

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

GEORGE BATTLE JR.

March 29, 1942-July 7, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) MOUNT OLIVE -- Mr. George Battle Jr., 71, was lovingly known by his family and...

PAUL H. CARLTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Paul H. Carlton, 83, 400 E. Kornegay St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Butler and Son Funeral Services of Clinton....

TRACEY FLOW

DUDLEY -- Tracey Flow, 50, 905 Genoa Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT EUGENE GROBERSKI

Aug. 26, 1946-July 8, 2013 Retired Technical Sgt. Robert Eugene Groberski, 66, went to walk with God July 8, 2013, following a lengthy illness. Robert passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at home. Robert was...

ANDRE M. JENNETTE

TRENTON -- Andre M. Jennette, 64, 1362 Old Comfort Road, died Tuesday at Premier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jacksonville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

BRUCE BERNELL MALLAM

Aug. 31, 1948-July 4, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Bruce Bernell Mallam, 64, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. A service will be held at a later date. Mr. Mallam was born in Washington, D.C., Aug....

LONZA L. MOORE

Died July 4, 2013 WARSAW -- Lonza Lamar Moore, 63, 136 Kings Court, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw, with the Rev. Theodore Thomas officiating....

MARY SUTTON ROSEBY

July 27, 1931-July 7, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Mary Sutton Roseby, 81, 103 S. Center St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with bishop...

BENITA SMITH

MOUNT OLIVE -- Benita Smith, 47, 223 Dogwood Lane, died Tuesday at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

JAMES E. ARTIS

James E. Artis, 53, 407 Linwood Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ANN H. BARNES

DUDLEY -- Ann H. Barnes, 77, 292 Stanley Chapel Church Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

PAULINE T. FERRELL

Aug. 25, 1921-July 6, 2013 GARNER -- Pauline Taylor Ferrell, 91, died Saturday at Laurel Glenn's of Garner. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Margaret Elizabeth Taylor, and wife of the...

KARL J. GERSCHUTZ

Sept. 9,1956-June 29, 2013 TUCSON, Ariz. -- Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Karl J. Gerschutz, 56, Tucson, Ariz., formerly of New Bavaria, Ohio, died June 29, 2013, in Mount Lemmon, Ariz., the result of a cycling accident. He...

ROBERT GROBERSKI

Robert Groberski, 66, Nottingham Drive, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

RICHIE MILLS

May 11, 1977-July 4, 2013 Richard "Richie" Mills, 36, died Thursday at home. The family will receive friends Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the home of his grandmother, Edna King, 218 Beston Drive in LaGrange. He was...

THELMA IRENE SAULS

Died July 7, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Mrs. Thelma Irene Harrell Sauls died Sunday, July 7, 2013. A native of Greene County, she was born the daughter of Lester and Agatha Harrell. Mrs. Sauls was a retired seamstress and homemaker....

JEAN YELVERTON VICK

Died July 6, 2013 STANTONSBURG -- Jean Yelverton Vick, 79, died Saturday at home. Funeral was today at 11 a.m. in Stantonsburg Cemetery. She was married to Edgar Vick. She is survived by a daughter and two sons. Visitation...

FRANK L. WARREN SR.

Died July 5, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Frank L. Warren Sr., 76, died Friday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be at Greater St. Luke United Holy Church in Rose Hill Wednesday at noon, with...

Monday, July 8, 2013

GEORGE BATTLE JR.

George Battle Jr., 71, of 696 Shepherd Lane, Mount Olive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntryre Funeral Home and Florist....

W.B. CRUMPLER JR.

Dec. 6, 1934-July 6, 2013 Walter Barney Crumpler Jr., 78, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Duke Medical Center. W.B. was born in Wayne County on Dec. 6, 1934, to the late Walter B. Crumpler Sr. and Nora...

MARTRECIA MADISON

Martrecia Madison, 82, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RICHARD MILLS

Richard "Richie" Mills, 36, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

MARY SUTTON ROSEBY

Mary Sutton Roseby, 81, of 103 S. Center St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

TYREE L. SIMMONS

Tyree Louis Simmons, 23, of 317 Hollowell St., died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHN P. SLAUGHTER

John Paul Slaughter, 55, of Selma died Sunday, July 7, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

Sunday, July 7, 2013

ESTALINE TEW BASS

Died July 6, 2013 Estaline Tew Bass, 92, died Saturday, July 6, 2013. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Carol Dean and Dr. Dennis Sheppard...

JOHNIE DAVID BRYANT III

Nov. 8, 1991-July 5, 2013 Johnie David Bryant III passed away Saturday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. He was born to Grace Ann Hamm Bryant and the late Johnie David Bryant Jr. Johnie attended the Salvation Army Church...

LEROY CARLTON

Died July 4, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Leroy Cartlon, 85, of 667 Red Hill Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church, with the...

WALTER B. CRUMPLER

Walter B. Crumpler, 78, died Saturday at Duke Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

RUTH NAOMI BELL DOWNES

Died July 5, 2013 Ruth Naomi Bell Downes, 85, of 2710 Langston Drive, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Formerly of Kinston, she was a homemaker and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ...

PAULINE FERRELL

Pauline Ferrell, 91, died Saturday at Laurel Glenn's of Garner. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CHRISTINE FREDERICK

Nov. 29, 1930-July 4, 2013 Christine Frederick, 82, of 1435 Emmaus Church Road, Dudley, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial...

LONZA L. MOORE

WARSAW -- Lonza Lamar Moore, 63, 136 Kings Court, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JANIE A. MOZINGO

Sept. 7, 1945-July 6, 2013 Janie Lou Allen Mozingo, 67, passed away Saturday morning surrounded by her family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mrs. Mozingo was born in Wayne County to the late Howard and Mildred H. Allen Collins...

MARK S. PATE

LAGRANGE -- Mark Steven Pate, 66, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHN D. PERSON

June 22, 1953-July 5, 2013 John David Person, 60, of 720 Charlie Braswell Road, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with his family by his side. Funeral is today at 4 p.m. at Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist...

EASTON GAGE PITTMAN

Died July 2, 2013 Casey Marie Sasser and Joshua Edward Pittman announce the birth and death of their son, Easton Gage Pittman, on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Wilson Medical Center. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at...

MATTIE CLAIRE REESE

Died June 30, 2013 CHARLOTTE -- Mattie Claire Reese, precious and beloved newborn daughter of James "Eddie" and Sherry Smith Reese of Charlotte, N.C., was born sleeping and went to be with Jesus on June 30, 2013. At approximately...

J. WALDO SMITH

March 29, 1925-July 5, 2013 The Rev. Julian Waldo Smith, age 88, died Friday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County to the late Thad and Laura Smith. A well-known minister in the Wayne...

RONALD "RON" L. SMITH

Oct. 30 1950-June 30, 2013 Coach Ronald "Ron" L. Smith, 62, of 220 E. Pollock St., passed on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, N.C. The life of Coach Ron was remembered Saturday, July 6, 2013,...

WILSON J. STEWART

Jan. 17, 1931-July 5, 2013 Wilson Junior Stewart, 82, of 112 New King Road, Smithfield, died Friday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev. Jimmy Lambert officiating. He...

DONALD S. TAYLOR SR.

July 31, 1963-July 3, 2013 Donald Scott Taylor Sr., 49, of 136 Leigh Drive, Pikeville, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton. He was born July 31, 1963, to...

JOHN B. WEST

July 2, 1926-July 5, 2013 WARSAW -- John Bennett West, 87, died Friday at home. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Devotional Gardens in Warsaw. He is survived by his wife, Julia B. West of the home; one...

SANDRA K. WHITMAN

Jan. 21, 1951-July 4, 2013 GRANTHAM -- Sandra Kelly Whitman, 62, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Tyndall Funeral Home, Mount Olive, with burial following in Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Olive. She...

WENDY W. WILLIAMS

May 27, 1950-July 5, 2013 KINSTON -- Wendy Walton Williams, 63, of Kinston, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home with the Rev. Brad Mitchell officiating. A graveside service...

Friday, July 5, 2013

BERTHA LEE BRYANT YELVERTON BATTS

Nov. 23, 1925-June 30, 2013 Bertha Lee Bryant Yelverton Batts, fondly known as Bert, Ma Bert and Mother Batts to many, age 87, fought the good fight of faith, finished her course and peacefully went home to be with...

PERNELL BEST

June 7, 1958-June 30, 2013 Mr. Pernell Best "The Watermelon Man," 55, of 303 Banks Ave., passed on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, N.C. The homegoing service will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013,...

RUTH P. BOYD

Feb. 19, 1916-July 2, 2013 Ruth Peebles Boyd, 97, passed away Tuesday surrounded by her children. She was born in Camden, Tenn., to the late James W. and Delphia S. Peebles, and was the widow of the late John...

CHESTER L. BREWINGTON

March 17, 1953-July 1, 2013 Chester Lee Brewington, 60, of 3541 Thoroughfare Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will...

LEROY CARLTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Leroy Carlton, 85, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JOSEPHINE SILVER DANIELS

Died June 30, 2013 Josephine Silver Daniels died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at First Missionary Baptist Church 410 S. Goldsboro St. in Fremont. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Martin Luther King...

LAFAYETTE EDWARDS

Died July 1, 2013 Lafayette Edwards of 3169 Peanut Road, Snow Hill, died Monday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Invitation AME Zion Church, 2156 Griffin Road, Snow Hill. Burial will follow in the Snow Hill...

CHRISTINE FREDERICK

Christine Frederick, 82, of 1435 Emmaus Church Road, Dudley, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ANTHONY L. GILLS

Died July 1, 2013 Anthony Lee Gills, 52, of Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday in Los Angeles. All services are private. Arrangements are by Haskins Funeral Home....

LENA HOOKS

March 22, 1920-July 1, 2013 Lena Hooks, 93, of 402 Pear Street, died on Monday at Haymount Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Fayetteville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Western Assembly Disciples of Christ, 9766 US Hwy...

HELEN N. LEWIS

Sept. 2,1926-July 1, 2013 Helen Marie Nethercutt Lewis, 86, died at Hillside Nursing Home in Wake Forest. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. She was born in Lenoir County on Sept. 2, 1926, to the late...

BRUCE MALLAM

Bruce Mallam, 64, of Seven Springs died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

BARBARA HILL MEDFORD

Dec. 28, 1944-July 3, 2013 Barbara H. Medford, age 68, of 144 Holloman Lane, died Wednesday morning at her home. Born in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Bertha Rose Hill. She was...

RUDOLPH "RUDDIE" NEWSOME SR.

Rudolph "Ruddie" Newsome Sr. of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Wilson and Wayne County, died. He was funeralized June 26, 2013, at Grace Funeral Chapel in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was born to the late William "Hill" Newsome and Lela Baggett...

LYNWOOD NOBLES

June 18,1953-June 21, 2013 Lynwood Nobles, 60, of 4547 34th Avenue S., formerly of Kinston, died at Hennepin County Medical Center on June 21, 2013, in Minneapolis, Minn. Funeral will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the...

RALPH PARKER

Died July 4, 2013 Ralph Parker, 89, of Wilson and Oriental, died Thursday, July 4, 2013. Funeral will be Monday, 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park. He was a founder and retired owner of Parker's BBQ. Surviving is his...

DORIS JEAN PEMBERTON

April 13, 1944-June 30, 2013 Doris Jean Pemberton, 69, of 118 Daly Blvd., Mount Olive, passed away Sunday at her residence. She was born April 13, 1944, to James E. and Virgina Pemberton in Duplin County. Ms. Pemberton will...

JOHN D. PERSON

John D. Person, 60, 720 Charlie Braswell Rod, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangement are pending Evergreen Memorial Service....

RONALD "RON" L. SMITH

Oct. 30, 1950-June 30, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ronald "Ron" L. Smith, 62, of 220 E. Pollock Street, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at The Place of Refuge Ministries, 616...

GORDON K. WEEKS SR.

Died July 1, 2013 GRAHAM -- Mr. Gordon Kenneth Weeks Sr., 75, of 1039 Sycamore Road, Graham, died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Monday, July 1, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. A native of Sampson County, he was the...

SANDRA K. WHITMAN

Jan. 21, 1951-July 4, 2013 GRANTHAM -- Sandra Jean Kelly Whitman, 62, of the Grantham Community, passed away at Kitty Askins Hospice Center early Thursday morning, July 4, 2013. A service of remembrance will be held Sunday, July 7,...

PEGGY N. WILSON

Nov. 17, 1934-July 4, 2013 LUCAMA -- Peggy Nethercutt Wilson, 78, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Wilson Medical Center. Peggy was born in Lenoir County on Nov. 17, 1934, to the late Willie Herman Nethercutt and...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

PERNELL BEST

June 7, 1958-June 30, 2013 Mr. Pernell Best, "The Watermelon Man," 55, of 303 Banks Ave., passed on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, N.C. The homegoing service will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013,...

LENA HOOKS

SPRING LAKE -- Lena Hooks, 93, 403 Samuel Court, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Haymount Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LAVAUHNYA INETA HUDSON

Died July 2, 2013 LaVauhnya Ineta Hudson, 23, 2206 Apt. 8 Andover Drive, Killeen, Texas, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday. Ms. Hudson will be funeralized Friday at 11 a.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Timothy...

DANA A. HUMPHREY

June 6, 1964-June 30, 2013 Dana Andrew Humphrey, 49, 112 East Elm St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at McIntyre Funeral Home Chapel, 900 S. George St. Interment will follow at Rest...

GARY D. RAYNOR

Sept. 28, 1957- June 30, 2013 Gary D. Raynor, 55, 1701 Apt. C. North George St., died Sunday at his residence. Gary was born Sept. 28, 1957, to the late Ozzie Lee Raynor and Joe Garrett in Wayne County....

JULIA L. SMITH

July 23, 1915-July 1, 2013 Julia Loftin Smith, 97, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013, at her home. Julia was born in Lenoir County on July 23, 1915, to the late John Jason Loftin and Alice Becton Loftin....

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

RUTH P. BOYD

Feb. 19, 1916 -July 2, 2013 Ruth Peebles Boyd, 97, died this morning at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Funeral arrangements are pending with Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

CHESTER LEE BREWINGTON

Chester Lee Brewington, 60, of 3541 Thoroughfare Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

LAFAYETTE EDWARDS

SNOW HILL -- Lafayette Edwards, 80, 3169 Peanut Road, died Monday morning at home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Home....

ALBERT HARVEY HANDLEY

Sept. 21, 1924 -June 25, 2013 Albert Harvey Handley, 88, passed away on June 25, 2013, at his daughter's home in Newborn, Ga. He will be interred in Norfolk, Va., beside his wife of 54 years, Ruth Wright Handley....

CHARLES ALBERT HILLIARD

May 16, 1925-June 29, 2013 Charles Albert Hilliard, 88, died on June 29, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 16, 1925, in Granville County, N.C., a few miles from Oxford. He graduated from Elon College...

EDNA PARRISH HOLMES

Oct. 8, 1933-June 30, 2013 Edna Parrish Holmes, 79, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Edna was born in Wayne County on October 8, 1933 to the late Leroy...

DANA A. HUMPHREY

Dana Andrew Humphrey, 49, of 112 E. Elm St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist, Goldsboro and Mount Olive....

WILSON JOYNER

Died June 30, 2013 The Rev. Wilson Joyner, 93, went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday. Homegoing services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont with visitation prior...

HELEN N. LEWIS

Died July 1, 2013 Helen Nethercutt Lewis, 86, died Monday at Hillside Nursing Center in Wake Forest. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GARY D. RAYNOR

Gary D. Raynor, 55, of 1701 Apt. C. North George St., died Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at the Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....

RONALD L. SMITH

Died June 30 , 2013 Coach Ronald L. Smith died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston. Arrangements are incomplete at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations, Goldsboro....

JULIA L. SMITH

Julia L. Smith, 97, died Monday at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY E. SESSOMS WATSON

Died June 30, 2013 Mary Elizabeth Sessoms Watson, 83, of Lucama, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. She was married to the late Perry Watson Jr. She is survived by two children. There will be a time of visitation...

Monday, July 1, 2013

BERTHA BATTS

PIKEVILLE -- Bertha Yelverton Batts, 87, of 1418 Airport Road, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

TIFFANY ANN BLAKE

KENLY -- Tiffany Ann Blake, 20, died at her home Friday. She was born in Harnett County to Jerry Blake Sr. of New Mexico and Barbara Blake Mitchell of the home. A graveside service will be held at 11...

CLIFTON D. DICKERSON

BAILEY -- Clifton Douglas Dickerson, 66, of 7503 Harris Road, died Thursday, June 27, at the Durham VA Medical Center. Graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Section, Rest Haven Cemetery, Lane Street Extension,...

MALINDA RIVENBARK HARRIS

April 18, 1949-June 28, 2013 Malinda Carol Rivenbark Harris, 64, passed away peacefully at her home in Lake Royale on Friday. Malinda was the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Overton Rivenbark of Mount Olive. She is survived...

EDNA HOLMES

Edna Holmes, 79, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILSON JOYNER

FREMONT -- Wilson Joyner, 93, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Shackel-ford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

DORIS PEMBERTON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Doris Pemberton, 69, of 118 Daly Blvd. died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro....