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Friday, November 29, 2013

ESTHER LEE MILLARD BRYAN

Nov. 30, 1928-Nov. 28, 2013 DUDLEY -- Esther Lee Millard Bryan, 85, Dudley, passed away Thanksgiving day at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born to the late Clarence Millard and Weasie Best Millard in Wayne County. Her sister, Frances...

GUSTIN G. HINNANT

June 29, 1995-Nov. 24, 2013 Gustin Garet Hinnant, 18, 800 S George St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Greenleaf Christian Church, with Dr. William Barber II officiating. Interment will be...

EDWARD LEE JERNIGAN

Sept. 19, 1924-Nov. 27, 2013 Mr. Edward Lee Jernigan, 89, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Mr. Jernigan was born in Wayne County Sept. 19, 1924, to the late Alec and...

WALTER WILLIAM SMITH

Jan. 15, 1940-Nov. 27, 2013 Mr. Walter William Smith passed away peacefully Wednesday at home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 1, at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association Headquarters, 1800 S. Slocumb St. Burial...

Thursday, November 28, 2013

MEDA "TEDDI" CLARKSTON

Oct. 12, 1943-Nov. 24, 2013 Meda "Teddi" Cornwell Clarkston, 70, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C., surrounded by her family. Teddi was born in Portsmouth, Va., Oct. 12, 1943, to the...

WINSTON D. GARRIS

April 21, 1930-Nov. 27, 2013 Winston DurhamGarris, 83, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Winston was born in Wayne County April 21, 1930, to the late Tobe U. Garris and Gertrude Wortham Garris. He...

EDNA R. HASSELL

Died Nov. 25, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Edna Ruth Hassell, 82, died Monday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Burial will be...

MILFORD L. JEFFERS

Died Nov. 26, 2013 WALLACE -- Milford L. Jeffers, 69, died Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be at Little Piney Grove Baptist Church in Clinton Sunday at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. Harold...

ERNEST D. JONES

Oct. 25, 1954-Nov. 19, 2013 Ernest Dean Jones, 59, Goldsboro, N.C., passed away at his residence. He was the son of Hazel Hinson Jones and the late Arthur Ernest Jones. He was the husband of Sandra Sue Jones of...

PERLIE F. MOORE

Died Nov. 22, 2013 WARSAW -- Perlie F. Moore, 93, 196 Carrolls Road, died Friday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Baptist Church in Turkey, with the Rev. Anthony Connors...

EDWARD J. SMITH

Nov. 16, 1943-Nov. 22, 2013 WARSAW -- Edward Junior "Jackie" Smith, 70, 112 W. Lincoln St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at...

WALTER W. SMITH

Walter W. Smith, 73, Tommy's Road, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

EDNA GIDDENS THORNTON

Died Nov. 26, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Edna Giddens Thornton, 81, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Funeral service will be Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church, with the Rev. Richard Weikel officiating. Interment...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

ESTHER M. CAPPS BAKER

March 16, 1946-Nov. 25, 2013 SMITHFIELD -- Esther Mae Capps Baker, 67, died Monday at home. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gene DeWitt and the Rev. Jimmy Price...

JAMES "DICK" BLIZZARD

Aug. 6, 1928-Nov. 25, 2013 James Gordon "Dick" Blizzard of Pikeville went to be with the Lord Nov. 25, 2013. Although born in Lenoir County Aug. 6, 1928, Mr. Blizzard moved to Wayne County at the age of 2...

MEDA "TEDDI" CLARKSTON

Oct. 12, 1943-Nov. 24, 2013 Meda "Teddi" Cornwell Clarkston, 70, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. surrounded by her family. Teddi was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on Oct. 12, 1943...

LEOBARDO SOL GARCIA

Feb. 7, 1983-Nov. 24, 2013 ANGIER -- Leobardo Sol Garcia, 30, died Sunday. Burial will be in Tuxtla Gurierrez, Mexico. He was born Feb. 7, 1983, in Tuxtla Gurierrez, Mexico, to Fernando Sol Urtilla and Herculana Garcia Gonzalez. Visitation...

WINSTON D. GARRIS

Winston Durham Garris, 83, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DARNELL M. JOHNSON

Sept. 19, 1988-Nov. 23, 2013 RALEIGH -- Darnell M. Johnson, 25, 2152 Mayview Drive, died Saturday as a result of an automobile accident. Funeral will held Friday at 11 a.m. at Wynndon Road Ministries in Columbus, Ga. Burial will...

LINWOOD EARL MCCULLEN SR.

Linwood Earl McCullen, Sr., 64, passed away on Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville surrounded by his family. Linwood was born in Wayne County on May 30, 1949 to Helen Blackman McCullen and the late Charlie McCullen. He...

PERCY MONK

Percy Junior Monk, 74, of 404 Lime Street, died at home. Arrangements are incomplete at this time, through J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

LEOBARDO SOL-GARCIA

ANGIER -- Leobardo Sol-Garcia, 30, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CARRIE E. BARNES

Died Nov. 23, 2013 Carrie Elizabeth Barnes, 79, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be today at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by two sons. Visitation will follow the service....

JAMES G. BLIZZARD

James Gordon "Dick" Blizzard, 85, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

THELMA E. BORING

March 16, 1915-Nov. 22, 2013 Thelma Erma Boring, 98, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg. Born March 16, 1915, in...

SHARON A. BYARS

July 2, 1946-Nov. 22, 2013 SHAWNEE, Okla. -- Sharon passed from this life to the next Nov. 22, 2013, in Shawnee, Okla. She was an avid animal lover; she especially loved her dogs. She was preceded in death by...

CHAD STEPHEN CAREY

Nov. 23, 1971-Nov. 23, 2013 Chad Stephen Carey, 41, went on to be with his Lord and savior in Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia. He was born to late Alan Lee Carey and Sherri Lynn Carey in Joplin, Mo. Left...

DAVID A.P. FRASER

Oct. 7, 1940-Nov. 15, 2013 David A.P. Fraser, 73, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C. He was born in Canada to the late James Gerald Elliott and Marion Elizabeth Fraser McNaught, and was...

GUSTIN G. HINNANT

Gustin Garet Hinnant, 18, 800 S. George St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

E. JASON HOLMES

Jan. 19, 1940-Nov. 25, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Emmett Jason Holmes, 73, lifelong resident of the Mount Olive area, died early Monday morning, Nov. 25, 2013, at Genesis Health Care, where he had been a resident for the last...

MOLLIE R. KING

March 26, 1930-Nov. 22, 2013 Mollie Ruth King, 83,100 Rockefeller Court, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Old Mill Cemetery, with the Rev. Rhonda W. Coley officiating. Visitation will be...

LINWOOD MCCULLEN

Linwood McCullen died Monday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JERRY GENE MOODY

April 16, 1942-Nov. 24, 2013 KINSTON -- Jerry Gene Moody, 71, Kinston, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. Jerry was born in Lenoir County April 16, 1942, to the late Alton and Ruby Butts Moody. Mr. Moody was a...

A. LORRAINE NICKERSON

Died Nov. 24, 2013 WARSAW -- A. Lorraine Brunson Nickerson, 68, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial will...

JACKIE R. RAY

Died Nov. 24, 2013 WARSAW -- Jackie Roy Ray, 74, died Sunday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Graveside service will be Wednesday at Devotional Gardens. He was born in Jefferson County, Ala., to the late Charles Ray and Theron...

ROBERT A. RAY III

Aug. 5, 1969-Nov. 22, 2013 Retired Staff Sgt. Robert Angus Ray III, 44, died Friday at Madison Hospital in Madison, Ala. He was born in Pitt County to Robert A. Ray Jr. and Glenda Price Davis, and was married...

CAROL A. SEKULA

Died Nov. 23, 2013 Carol Ann Sekula, 55, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. All services will be held privately. She was the daughter of Cynthia Goodall of South Carolina and the late Richard Ritari. She...

NAN S. GRADY SUTTON

March 3, 1930-Nov. 25, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Nan Scott Grady Sutton, 83, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 25, 2013, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Conrad and...

Monday, November 25, 2013

CARRIE E. BARNES

Carrie Elizabeth Barnes, 79, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

STERLIN J. BATTLE SR.

PRINCEVILLE -- Sterlin James Battle Sr. 43, 404 Neville St., died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

EDWIN B. BEAMON

Died Nov. 24, 2013 Edwin Bernice Beamon, 88, passed away early Sunday morning at LaGrange Gardens in LaGrange. Edwin was born in Wayne County to the late James Robert Beamon and Eva Pate Beamon. He proudly served his country...

ARCHIE BRIDGERS

WILSON -- Elder Archie Bridgers, 87, resident of Avante´, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MEDA C. CLARKSTON

Meda Cornwell Clarkston, 70, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home andCremation Service....

MABEL J. COX

May 31, 1922-Nov. 24, 2013 Mabel Jernigan Cox, 91, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Mabel was born in Wayne County May 31, 1922, to the late Rufus and Marybelle...

WILLIAM "BILL" HAMPTON CRUMPLER

Dec. 6, 1938-Nov. 24, 2013 William "Bill" Hampton Crumpler, 74 passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born in Wayne County Dec. 6, 1938, to the late Herman and...

E. JASON HOLMES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Emmett Jason Holmes, 73, died today at Genesis Health Care Centre. Arrangements pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

DARNELL M. JOHNSON

RALEIGH -- Darnell M. Johnson, 25, 2152 Mayview Drive, died Saturday as a result of an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MOLLIE R. KING

Mollie Ruth King, 83, 100 Rockefeller Court, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home andCremations....

JESSE B.L. LATHAN

SPRING LAKE -- Jesse Bobby Lee Lathan 75, formerly of Mount Olive, died Saturday at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

JERRY G. MOODY

Died Nov. 24, 2013 KINSTON -- Jerry Gene Moody, 71, died Sunday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the home....

CAROL A. SEKULA

Carol Ann Sekula, 55, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, November 24, 2013

GEORGE A. BAKER

March 30, 1932-Nov. 22, 2013 George Allen Baker, 81, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late John Allen and Vennie Elizabeth Anderson Baker. George was retired from the United...

JAMES I. HARDY JR.

March 17, 1959-Nov. 15, 2013 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- James I. Hardy Jr., 54, died Nov. 15. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Pridgen Cemetery in Jason. He was born...

J. WALTER HOGG

April 23, 1950-Nov. 19, 2013 WILSON -- James Walter Hogg, 63, died Tuesday. Memorial service will be held at a later day in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of the late Dr. Stephen Polly and...

PEGGY FRANKS JACKSON

Oct. 21, 1936-Nov. 22, 2013 Peggy Franks Jackson, 77, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Peggy was born Oct. 21, 1936, in Millbrook, N.C., to the late Graham H. Franks and Bette Allene...

JERRY W. JOHNSON

Feb. 18, 1941-Nov. 22, 2013 DUDLEY and NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- Jerry Woodrow Johnson, 72, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at the Brian Center. Jerry was born in Mullins, S.C., Feb. 18, 1941, to the late Woodrow W. Johnson...

RAYMOND ALBERT "R.A." OLIVER JR.

Sept. 22, 1925-Nov. 21, 2013 PRINCETON -- Raymond Albert "R.A." Oliver Jr. died at Windsor Point Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Born Sept. 22, 1925, he was the son of the late Raymond Albert Oliver Sr. and the late Ada...

MARLTON LEE PRICE

Sept. 8, 1938-Nov. 22, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Marlton Lee Price, 75, died unexpectedly Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He is survived by his wife, Barbara B. Price of LaGrange; a son, Matt Price and his wife,...

JOSEPHINE H. YEAGER

Died Nov. 21, 2013 KENLY -- Josephine Helen Yeager, 92, died at the Brian Center in Wilson Thursday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly. Graveside service will be 2 p.m....

Friday, November 22, 2013

DIANE E. ADAMSON

Ms. Diane Elaine Adamson, 63, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pendng at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

GARLAND DEAN COOK SR.

Oct. 8, 1935-Nov. 21, 2013 Garland Dean Cooke Sr. went to be with his Lord and savior early Thursday morning, Nov. 21, 2013. Death came while he was in the familiar comfort of his home surrounded by his loving...

PEGGY JACKSON

Peggy Jackson, 77, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

STELLA JONES

Died Nov. 18, 2013 Stella Jones, 95, 907 Cunningham Road, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill. Visitation was from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday...

WILLIAM G. MILLER

March 12, 1967-Nov. 20, 2013 Retired Air Force Technical Sgt. William Glenn "Will" Miller passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Will was born in Louisville, Ky., March 12, 1967, to Charles Miller of Floyd's Knobs, Ind., and Patricia Ripcho...

PERLIE F. MOORE

WARSAW -- Perlie F. Moore, 93, 196 Carrolls Road, died today at Warsaw Health and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EDWARD SMITH JR.

Edward Smith Jr., 70, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MATTIE LEE SOUTHERLAND

Died Nov. 20, 2013 MAGNOLIA -- Mattie Lee Southerland, 93, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be at First Missionary Baptist Church of Kenansville Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Cornolius Moore officiating. Burial will be at Southerland...

ALLIE G. STONE

Died Nov. 21, 2013 NEWTON GROVE -- Allie Grace Stone, 77, died Thursday. Funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Newton Grove Church of God, with pastor David Jarman and George Strickland officiating. Interment will be at Grandview...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

JACQUELINE BATTLE

Dec. 30, 1952-Nov. 17, 2013 Jacqueline Battle, 60, 729 Isler St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church, with Dr. Howard McNair officiating. Burial will be...

GARLAND COOKE

Garland Cooke, 77, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

STEPHEN P. EDWARDS

Stephen Preston Edwards, 61, died Wednesday. A graveside memorial will be 11 a.m. Friday at Saint Michaels Episcopal Church in Tarboro. Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home of Tarboro....

EVA GERTRUDE HAMM

Dec. 1, 1927-Nov. 20, 2013 Eva Gertrude Hamm, 85, departed this walk of life Wednesday morning, Nov. 20, 2013, at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. A service will be held by the graveside Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at 1...

TRUMILLA REID

Sept. 17, 1924-Nov. 19, 2013 Trumilla Reid, 89, 418 Goldsboro St., died Tuesday at LifeCare Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. James Disciples of Christ Church. Burial will be in Hooks Grove...

IDA COX STARLING

Nov. 30, 1934-Nov. 19, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Ida Cox Starling died Nov. 19, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 30, 1934, in Goldsboro, N.C., to Leslie James Cox and Annie Ruth Noble Cox....

LARRY L. THOMPSON

Died Nov. 18, 2013 EAST ORANGE, N.J. -- Larry L. Thompson, 63, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Old Mill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6...

ROBERT A. THORNTON

July 13, 1927-Nov. 20, 2013 Robert A. Thornton, 86, better known in the Corbett Hill and Grantham communities as "Pa," passed away early Wednesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, following a short battle with cancer. Born in Wayne...

IVEY L. VAUGHN

Died Nov. 19, 2013 Ivey L. Vaughn, 69, 107 Neil St., died Tuesday at the University of North Chapel Hill Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Church Ministries. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial...

SALLIE M. KERNEY WILLINGHAM

Died Nov. 15, 2013 WILSON -- Sallie Mae Kerney Willingham, 83, 433 Jefferson St., died Friday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Askins Memorial Tabernacle Holiness Church Inc. of America in Sims. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel...

ANN D. WINBUSH

Died Nov. 18, 2013 Ann D. Winbush 67, 417 Miller Ave., Goldsboro, N.C., passed way Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She is survived by a sister, Magdalene W. Thompson, and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces,...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

A. WADE BLACKFORD SR.

July 1, 1919-Nov. 16, 2013 MOREHEAD CITY -- A. Wade Blackford Sr., 94, Morehead City, peacefully passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, at Harborview Health Care Center. "Wait a minute" Wade was born July 1, 1919, in Arlington, Va. He...

GLENDA G. GARBER

April 2, 1948-Nov. 18, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Glenda Garland Garber, 65, died Monday at home. No formal service will be held. She was born in Washington County, Tenn., April 2, 1948, to the late Burl and Mary H. Garland....

EVA HAMM

Eva Hamm, 85, died today at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

STELLA JONES

KINSTON -- Stella Jones, 96, 907 Cunningham Road, formerly of Duplin County, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremation of Kinston....

DONNIE S. KENNEDY

May 30, 1919-Nov. 18, 2013 CALYPSO -- Donnie Marie Holland Sutton Kennedy, 94, longtime Calypso resident, passed away Monday afternoon, Nov. 18, 2013. Born May 30, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Etta Herring Holland....

TRUMILLA REID

FREMONT -- Trumilla Reid, 89, died Tuesday at LifeCare Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ROBERT A. THORNTON

Robert A. Thornton, 86, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

BETTY L. TUSING

June 17, 1940-Nov. 18, 2013 Betty Louise Tusing, 73, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Memorial service will be Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Eddie McKeel officiating. She...

ANGIE MICHELLE HOLLAMON WADDELL

July 6, 1968-Nov. 18, 2013 Angie Michelle Hollamon Waddell, 45, Grantham community, passed away Monday afternoon. A service to celebrate her life will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in...

BETH G. WEAVER

Jan. 29, 1973-Nov. 18, 2013 Beth Gurganious Weaver, 40, died Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Swaffham, Norfolk, England, she was the daughter of Harlee Bellamy Gurganious of Kure Beach and the beloved daughter of Sheila Chamberlain...

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

JACQUELINE BATTLE

Jacqueline Battle, 60, 729 Isler St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

VERAIN E. BRINSON

Died Nov. 14, 2013 MAGNOLIA -- Verain E. "Vay" Brinson, 84, died Thursday at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Wallace. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church of Kenansville Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. E.T. Coston...

RICHARD H. FAIL

Dec. 25, 1932-Nov. 17, 2013 Richard Hardy "R.H." Fail, 80, passed away Sunday evening at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Linly and Hazel Jinnette Fail. He was also preceded...

DORIS L. FLOWERS

Jan. 28, 1923-Nov. 15, 2013 MONROE -- Doris L. Flowers, Plantation Estates, 90, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. She was born Jan. 28, 1923 in Wayne County, N.C., daughter of the late Paul Wilbur and Lillie Belle Edmundson...

JAMES I. HARDY JR.

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- James Ivory Hardy Jr., 54, formerly of LaGrange, died Friday at Broward Heath Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DONNIE S. KENNEDY

CALYPSO -- Donnie Marie Holland Sutton Kennedy, 94, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

FRED LUTZ

July 28, 1921-Nov. 17, 2013 Fred Lutz, 92, Goldsboro, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A retired educator and former member of the Goldsboro City Council, Lutz was the eighth and youngest child...

ROBERTA G. SMITH MONTGOMERY

Jan. 14, 1978-Nov. 14, 2013 PRINCETON -- Roberta Gail Smith Montgomery, 35, Arrowhead Road, died Thursday. Funeral will be noon at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with pastor Stuart Coffman officiating. Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery in Clayton. She...

PATRICK L. PITTMAN

Aug. 26, 1956-Nov. 17, 2013 BLACK CREEK -- Patrick Leanda Pittman, 57, died Sunday. A private service will be in the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home Wednesday at 6 p.m. He was the son of Elmer Lee and Elizabeth...

WAYNE E. "JR" POTTS JR.

July 3, 1982-Nov. 16, 2013 SALISBURY -- Wayne Earl Potts Jr., 31, Salisbury, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Davie County, N.C. He was born in Goldsboro, N.C., to Teresa Rudisill Potts Stevens and the late Wayne Earl...

ACENSION FLORES VENEGAS

Aug. 24, 1966-Nov. 17, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mr. Acension Flores Venegas, known as "Chon," 47, Seven Springs, N.C., died Sunday as result of an automobile accident. He was born Aug. 24, 1966, to Olivia Venegas and Pedro Flores....

ANGIE WADDELL

Angie Waddell, 45, Grantham community, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ANNIE WINBUSH

Annie Winbush, 67, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Monday, November 18, 2013

RICHARD H. FAIL

Richard H. Fail, 80, died Sunday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

HARVEY KENT

Died Nov. 11, 2013 NAVARRE, Fla. -- Harvey Kent, 78, 8592 Wilburn Cove,, formerly of Wilson, died Nov. 11. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson, with pastor Ida Hamilton officiating. Burial will...

FREDERICK M. LUTZ

Died Nov. 17, 2013 Frederick M. Lutz, 92, 705 Robinson Place, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at First African Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Wayne...

JEROME J. MCCALL

WILSON -- Jerome Junior McCall, 31, 1706A Queen St., died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

SALLIE WILLINGHAM

WILSON -- Sallie Willingham, 82, 433 Jefferson St., died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Sunday, November 17, 2013

GIBBIE S. CREECH

Dec. 18, 1928-Nov. 16, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Gibbie Bell Sutton Creech, 84, LaGrange, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Gibbie was born Dec. 18, 1928, in Wayne County to the late Lloyd D. Sutton and Viola Parker Sutton. She...

JOANN ROSE EVANS

April 22, 1939-Nov. 15, 2013 Joann Rose Evans, 74, Brogden Community near Smithfield, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Born in Johnston County April 22, 1939, she was the daughter of the late George Edward and Ida Woodard Rose. Mrs....

DORIS H. GURLEY

June 1, 1918-Nov. 15, 2013 Doris Hollowell Gurley, 95, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Greenville with her daughter by her bedside. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Nov....

RUTH QUINN OUTLAW

Aug. 9, 1922-Nov. 15, 2013 Mrs. Ruth Quinn Outlaw, Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, passed from this life to be in the presence of her Lord and savior early Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2013, while in the quietness...

OSCAR L. PRICE

Died Nov. 14, 2013 Oscar Price was born in Columbus, Texas, in 1934 to Frank and Veola Price. He was educated in Colorado County Schools. His military career began in 1954 when he joined the United States Air Force,...

TOM SNEAD

Died Nov. 14, 2013 FLORENCE, S.C. -- James Thomas Snead, 76, died Thursday. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Florence. He is survived by two sons. Arrangements are by Layton-Anderson Funeral Home in...

MILDRED BORDEN LEE STOUT

Aug. 7, 1923-Nov. 13, 2013 CHARLOTTE --Mildred Borden Lee Stout, 90, resident of Southminster Retirement Community of Charlotte, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Mildred was born Aug. 7, 1923, in Goldsboro, N.C., the daughter of Harry Fitzhugh Lee and...

EDNA COLE WATERS

Nov. 11, 1921-Nov. 15, 2013 Edna Inez Cole Waters, 92, passed away Friday morning at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late William Harvey "W.H." and...

THOMAS WELLINGTON

March 15, 1931-Nov. 2, 2013 LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Thomas "Snook" Wellington, 72, formerly of Goldsboro, died Nov. 2. Funeral will be Monday at 4 p.m. at Community Funeral Home chapel. He was born March 15, 1941, in Wayne County...

Friday, November 15, 2013

MILLIE D. ROBINSON-SMITH

Died Nov. 12, 2013 DURHAM -- Millie D. Robinson-Smith, 74, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Wesley Chapel AME Church in Blakely, Ga. Interment will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be today from...

SUSAN HOWELL BARWICK

Died Nov. 14, 2013 KINSTON -- Susan Howell Barwick, 82, Classic Care of Kinston, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Garner Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chris Truett...

DONNELL R. EXUM SR.

Died Nov. 13, 2013 Lt. Col. Donnell Ray Exum Sr., 65, 1676 Tommy's Road, died Wednesday at home. Memorial service will be Saturday at The Lord's Table at noon, with the family present from 11 a.m. to noon. Burial...

JOHNNY FLOWERS

April 18, 1959-Nov.13, 2013 FREMONT -- Johnny Flowers, 54, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont, with visitation afterward. Johnny was born in Wayne County April 18, 1959,...

LORENE GLASPIE

Died Nov. 4, 2013 FAISON -- Lorene Glaspie, 78, 108 Hicks Lane, died Nov. 4 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Viewing will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. at First Baptist Church Magnolia, with the family present from...

ANNIE R. KEA

Died Nov. 13, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Annie Ruth Kea, 86, died Wednesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at Rainbow Missionary Baptist Church in Warsaw today at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating....

CLYPSTINE B. OHLEMACHER

May 17 1933-Nov.13 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- A beautiful lady, Clypstine Byrd Ohlemacher, 80, received her wings Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Heaven's got to be celebrating her homecoming. A native of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, she was...

RUTH Q. OUTLAW

MOUNT OLIVE --Ruth Quinn Outlaw, Pleasant Grove community, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LEWIS E. PITT

Died Nov. 10, 2013 SHARPSBURG -- Lewis Eddie Pitt, 93, 8726 Town Creek Road, died Sunday. Funeral will be Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Vaughn's Chapel Church in Elm City. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

OSCAR L. PRICE

Oscar L. Price, 79, died Thursday at Genesis Healthcare in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pendng at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

CHARLES J. WALLACE

Died Nov. 11, 2013 KENANSVILLE -- Charles Jefferson Wallace, 62, 107 Sarah Jones Lane, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at KEMBA Headquarters in Warsaw. Burial will be in Middleton Cemetery in Kenansville. Born...

EDNA COLE WATERS

Edna Cole Waters, 92, died today a the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Thursday, November 14, 2013

MAURICE ARTIS

Died Nov. 9, 2013 SANDFORD, Fla. -- Maurice Artis, 40, 123 Mayfield Drive, died Saturday. Service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at L. N. Forbes Free Will Baptist Tabernacle. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

EVON BRYANT

Dec. 31, 1935-Nov. 10, 2013 DUDLEY -- Evon Bryant, 77, 3985 U.S. 117 Alternate, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church in Mount Olive. Burial with military...

WILBERT BYNUM JR.

March 3, 1961-Nov. 10, 2013 Wilbert Bynum Jr., 52, 817 Franklin St., Goldsboro, N.C. died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born March 3, 1961, to Wilbert Bynum Sr. and Ella Mae Robinson Bynum in Duplin County....

KEVIN CARTER

Jan. 25, 1972-Nov. 12, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Clifton Kevin Carter, 41, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Kevin was born in Wayne County Jan. 25, 1972, to Clifton L. Carter...

JAMES LEONARD EXUM

June 19, 1922-Nov. 10, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. James Leonard Exum, 91, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Len," 508...

DONNELL R. EXUM SR.

Donnell Ray Exum Sr., 1676 Tommy's Road, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home in Wilson....

JOHNNY L. FLOWERS JR.

PIKEVILLE -- Johnny Lester Flowers Jr., 54, Pikeville-Princeton Road, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES A. FRANKLIN III

Feb. 5, 1993-Nov. 5, 2013 KINSTON -- James Arthur "Butta" Franklin III, 20, 205 E. Capitola Ave., died Nov. 5. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. John Free Will Baptist Church in Kinston, with the Rev....

HARVEY KENT

NAVARRE, Fla. -- Harvey Kent, 78, 8592 Wilburn Cove, died Monday. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

SHIRLEY WIGGINS MURPHY

Oct. 29, 1936-Nov. 12, 2013 PRINCETON -- Shirley Edwards Wiggins Murphy, 332 E. Evans Road, died Tuesday Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Strickland Edwards Curles of Portsmouth,...

CLYPSTINE B. OHLEMACHER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Clypstine Byrd Ohlemacher, 80, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

LUCILLE STRICKLAND

Jan. 17, 1926-Nov. 13, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Lucille Potts Strickland, 87, passed away quietly at her home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m....

EDWIN L. VERNON

March 12, 1952-Nov. 12, 2013 Edwin "Eddie" Lee Vernon, 61, died at the home of his daughter Tuesday. Memorial service will be Friday at Antioch Baptist Church in Middlesex at 6 p.m. He was the son of the late...

KENNETH W. WORLEY

Dec. 28, 1965-Nov. 12, 2013 PRINCETON -- Kenneth Wayne Worley, 47, 438 New Barbour Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at Casey Funeral Home chapel tonight at 7. Burial will be Friday at 10 a.m. in Progressive...

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

MILLIE D. ROBINSON-SMITH

DURHAM -- Millie D. Robinson-Smith, 74, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

EVON BRYANT

DUDLEY -- Evon Bryant, 77, 3985 U.S. 117 Alternate, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHN CARROLL

Died Nov. 7, 2013 John Carroll, 63, formerly of Duplin County, died Thursday at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at noon, with the Rev....

KEVIN CARTER

Clifton Kevin Carter, 41, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

LUCILLE GRAHAM JOYNER

Died Nov. 2, 2013 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Lucille Graham Joyner, 92, formerly of LaGrange, died Nov. 2 at Methodist Hospital. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Fairveiw Cemetery in LaGrange, with Dr. Michael A. Johnson officiating. Visitation...

BILLIE HOLLINGSWORTH LEE

Died Nov. 11, 2013 FAISON -- Mrs. Billie Hollingsworth Lee, 91, 6530 Faison Hwy., died at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Royal-Hall Funeral Home...

EUGENE PARKS

July 6, 1949-Nov. 11, 2013 Mahlon Eugene Parks, 64, 1293 Mark Edwards Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 6 p.m. at Hood Swamp Friends Church. He was born in Wayne County July 6,...

GERTRUDE H. PARTIN

Aug. 28, 1920-Nov. 11, 2013 Gertrude Hood Partin, 93, passed away Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wayne County to the late Garnie E. "Bill" Hood and Gertrude Grantham Hood. She was preceded in death...

DAVID RAINEY

Died Nov. 6, 2013 David Rainey, 63, 1802 Palm St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral...

LUCILLE P. STRICKLAND

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Lucille P. Strickland, 87, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

CHARLES J. WALLACE

KENANSVILLE -- Charles Jefferson Wallace, 62, 107 Sarah Jones Lane, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARY E. COLEY WILSON

Jan. 21, 1942-Nov. 10, 2013 LOUISBURG -- Mary Elizabeth Coley Wilson, formerly of Fremont, died Sunday. Funeral was today at noon at Allen Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Louisburg. She was born Jan. 21, 1942, to the late Fletcher...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

BETTIE JANE DIFFIE

Feb. 12, 1934-Nov. 11, 2013 Bettie Jane Mason Diffee died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, surrounded by her family, after a lengthy period of poor health. Jane was delivered at home in Harlowe, N.C., by her grandfather, Dr. C.N. Mason,...

DILLARD RAY HAM

Nov. 14, 1947-Nov. 9, 2013 Mr. Dillard Ray Ham, 65, Rosewood, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Born Nov. 14, 1947, in Hood Swamp, he was the son of the late George and Ethelene...

GLADYS M. JACKSON

Died Nov. 8, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Bishop Gladys Marie Jackson, 88, died Friday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Nickleaus S. Jackson officiating....

RALPH D. MERRITT JR.

March 28, 1926-Nov. 9, 2013 Ralph DeLeon "Monk" Merritt Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the chapel of Seymour Funeral...

GERTRUDE H. PARTIN

Gertrude Hood Partin, 93, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DAVID RAINEY

David Rainey died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home in Wilson....

HILBERT "JOE" SWINSON

Aug. 7, 1936-Nov. 11, 2013 CALYPSO -- Hilbert Aldine "Joe" Swinson Sr., 77, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2013, at his home in Calypso with his family gathered 'round. He was a native of the Beautancus community, was...

BRENT WIGGINS

Nov. 3, 1978-Nov. 10, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Davis Brent Wiggins, 35, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Brent grew up on the family farm and farmed his entire life. He loved what the farming life epitomized. Brent enjoyed...

Monday, November 11, 2013

MAURICE ARTIS

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Maurice Artis died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

WILBERT BYNUM JR.

Wilbert Bynum Jr., 52, 817 Franklin St., died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES L. EXUM

James L. Exum, 91, formerly of Wayne County, died Sunday at the North Carolina State Veterans Nursing Home in Salisbury. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LINWOOD M. GAINEY

Jan. 9, 1937-Nov. 9, 2013 Linwood Martin Gainey, 76, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday evening at Willow Creek nursing home. He was the son of the late Needham and Hazel Gainey, and husband of Rose Gainey. Mr. Gainey owned and...

BEVERLY JEAN GLASSBURN KORNEGAY

Aug. 12, 1927-Nov. 9, 2013 WARSAW -- Beverly Jean Glassburn Kornegay, 76, died Saturday at Vidant Pitt. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Visitation will follow the service. Burial will be at Devotional...

MAHLON E. PARKS

Mahlon Eugene Parks, Mark Edwards Road, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LEWIS E. PITT

SHARPSBURG -- Lewis Eddie Pitt, 93, 8726 Town Creek Road, died Sunday at Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

NANNIE BRIDGERS SMITH

Died Nov. 6, 2013 WILSON -- Nannie Bridgers Smith, 63, 1714 Meadowbrook Lane West, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Wilson. Burial will be...

Sunday, November 10, 2013

LILLIE RUTH JONES BEST

Oct. 11, 1926-Nov. 7, 2013 PRINCETON -- Lillie Ruth Jones Best, 87, Rains Mill Road, Princeton, died Thursday at Smithfield Manor. Daughter of the late James Albert and Zilphia Mae Lane Jones, she was born Oct. 11, 1926. She...

MICHAEL A. CHADWICK

Died Nov. 5, 2013 Michael Arvel Chadwick, 34, 122 Ferndale Lane, died Tuesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Dover, with elder Telas R. Staten...

CHRISTINE E. CLARK

April 26, 1962-Nov. 8, 2013 Christine Ellen Clark, 51, Grantham, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Marlborough, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Edward Charles Cowdrey and Patricia Joycelyn Adams, and was the...

MARY LEE JACKSON FAIRCLOTH

Died Nov. 8, 2013 SMITHFIELD -- Mary Lee Jackson Faircloth, 88, died at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield Friday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. Graveside service...

DILLARD HAM

Dillard Ham, 65, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY HAUSER

Aug. 17, 1922-Nov. 5, 2013 Mary Hauser, longtime resident of Goldsboro, passed away Nov. 5 at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born Aug. 17, 1922, to the late Van and Effie Moredith of Jasper, N.C., she moved to Goldsboro...

DENNIS HOWARD LINDSAY

June 16, 1957-Oct. 24, 2013 KATY, Texas -- Dennis Howard Lindsay, 56, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Born in Grantham, N.C., June 16, 1957, Dennis resided in Katy, Texas. Dennis was a loving husband and father, who lived his...

WILLIAM A. MEGGINSON

July 28, 1970-Nov. 7, 2013 William Andrew "Billy" Megginson, 43, passed away Thursday at his home. Billy was born in Okaloosa County, Fla., July 28, 1970, to Christine Granger Megginsonand the late William T. Megginson. Funeral services will be...

WILLIE W. MERCER

Died Oct. 29, 2013 KINSTON -- Willie Weston Mercer, 51, died Oct. 29. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Burial Gardens in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

RALPH D. MERRITT JR.

March 28, 1926-Nov. 9, 2013 Ralph DeLeon "Monk" Merritt Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Monk was born in Duplin County March 28, 1926, to the late Ralph Deleon Merritt Sr. and Lila...

WILLIAM RICHARDSON

Died Nov. 2, 2013 DUDLEY -- William Richardson, 71, 216 Fox Drive, died Nov. 2 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral was Saturday at noon at Pentecostal Holy Church. Burial was in Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation was Friday from 3...

Friday, November 8, 2013

TYRONE BEAMON

July 24, 1986-Nov. 5, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Tyrone Beamon Jr., 27, 638 Waller Road, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Sunday at noon at St. Luke Church of Christ in Mount Olive. Interment will be in Ward Cemetery in...

RUTH JONES BEST

PRINCETON -- Ruth Jones Best, 87, died Thursday at Smithfield Manor. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

HAZEL G. BLACKWELL

Dec. 11, 1940-Nov. 6, 2013 Hazel Louise Gooding Blackwell, 72, died Wednesday evening. She was the daughter of the late George F. and Ellen Swain Gooding, and wife of the late James K. Blackwell Sr. A service to celebrate...

ALBERTA BRACEY

Died Nov. 3, 2013 WARSAW -- Alberta Bracey, 60, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Turkey. Interment will be at Middleton Cemetery in Kenansville. Visitation will be Saturday from...

CHRISTINE CLARK

Christine Clark died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

FRANCES M. CUNNINGHAM

Oct. 3, 1929-Nov. 7, 2013 SNOW HILL -- Mrs. Frances Meeks Cunningham, 84, died Thursday morning, Nov. 7, 2013. Born Oct. 3, 1929, she was the daughter of Ashley Moore Meeks and Melva Everett Meeks, and the widow of...

JAMES A. EZZELL

Sept. 22, 1959-Oct. 31, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- James A. "Spuck" Ezzell, 54, 736 S. Breazeale Ave., died Oct. 31 at Vidant Hospital in Greenville. Memorial service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church Calypso, with...

LORENE GLASPIE

FAISON -- Lorene Glaspie, 78, died Monday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARY E. HAUSER

Mary E. Hauser died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service Inc....

GARY HUTCHINS

Died Oct. 31, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Gary Hutchins, 61, 101 W. King St., died Oct. 31 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Jumping Run Church in LaGrange, with elder Jerry Harris officiating. Burial...

DELEAK LOFTON

July 18, 1958-Oct. 31, 2013 Memorial service for Mr. Deleak Lofton, 60, who departed this life Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Viewing will be held Friday,...

SHELBY A. MATHIS

Died Nov. 5, 2013 ROSE HILL -- Shelby Ann Mathis, 62, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Sunday at 2 p.m., with apostle Charles Rogers...

WILLIAM A. MEGGINSON

William Andrew Megginson, 43, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROSA L. PETERSON

May 24, 1926-Nov. 6, 2013 KINSTON -- Rosa Lee Corbett Peterson, 87, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Phillip Walters officiating. Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park. She...

MARY A. SUTTON

Aug. 8, 1927-Nov. 6, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Mary Alice Elmore Sutton, 86, Bucklesberry community, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial...

Thursday, November 7, 2013

BEATRICE AMSBAUGH

Beatrice Amsbaugh, 84, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAZEL G. BLACKWELL

Hazel Louise Gooding Blackwell, 72, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

DORIS HOLLOWAY BROADIE

Dec. 29, 1937-Nov. 3, 2013 Doris Holloway Broadie, 75, 117 S. Georgia Ave., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Original Tabernacle Of Prayer For All People. Burial will be in Wayne...

JAMES A. FRANKLIN

GREENSBORO -- James Arthur Franklin, 20, died Tuesday in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

DESSIE H. KORNEGAY

Aug. 10, 1918-Nov. 5, 2013 Dessie Hood Kornegay, 95, went peacefully to be with her Lord Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at the Brian Center. Dessie was born in Wayne County Aug. 10, 1918, to the late Bill and Gertrude...

ROSA LEE MOORE

Died Nov. 1, 2013 KENANSVILLE -- Rosa Lee Moore, 73, 993 Paul Ed Dail Road, died Friday at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in Kenansville, with...

ROSA C. PETERSON

KINSTON -- Rosa Corbett Peterson, 87, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

VIRGINIA C. ROYALL

Sept. 6, 1923-Nov. 2, 2013 Virginia Dare Clark Royall, 90, passed away peacefully Nov. 2 at Countryside Assisted Living in Pikeville. She was the daughter of the late Meta Clark Combs and Frank D. Clark. A celebration of life...

NANNIE B. SMITH

WILSON -- Nannie B. Smith, 63, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MARY E. SUTTON

LAGRANGE -- Mary Alice Elmore Sutton, 86, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

AUDREY PITT COLEY

Aug., 28, 1936-Nov. 4, 2013 PIKEVILLE -- Audrey Pitt Coley, 77, 210 Leavie Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Elm Grove Church Ministries, with apostle Kenneth Vaughn officiating. Burial will...

MACK SEANE HENSLEY GRAY

Feb. 10, 1934-Nov. 5, 2013 Mack Seane Hensley Gray, 79, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Mack Seane was born in Cherokee, N.C., Feb. 10, 1934,...

REBA YOUNG JAMES

Died Nov. 5, 2013 KENLY -- Reba Young James, 93, died at Wilson Medical Center Tuesday. Funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, with visitation to follow. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Kenly Cemetery,...

NANCY LYNN KING

Died Nov. 4, 2013 WINTON -- Ms. Nancy Lynn King, 43, 128 White Oak Drive, formerly of Clinton, died at her home Monday Nov. 4, 2013. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Royal-Hall Funeral Home...

TERRY LEE

Died Nov. 1, 2013 Terry Lee, 54, 315 Miller Ave., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange....

GARRY R. MAULDIN

Sept. 10, 1948-Nov. 3, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Garry Reece Mauldin, 65, died Sunday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Mass will be 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He was born Sept. 10, 1948, in...

MAMIE LEE RAYNOR OATES

April 29, 1924-Nov. 3, 2013 Mamie Lee Raynor Oates died peacefully at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C., Nov. 3, 2013. She was born April 29, 1924, to the late Mary Jane and S. Alexander Raynor in Selma, N.C....

CARLTON EVERETT PORTER

Jan. 25, 1951-Nov. 2, 2013 Carlton Everett Porter, 62, 424 E. Beech St., Goldsboro, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro....

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

AUDREY PITT COLEY

PIKEVILLE -- Audrey Pitt Coley, 77, 210 Leavie Drive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

TED KEENE DALE

Dec. 13, 1951-Nov. 3, 2013 WALLACE -- Ted Keene Dale, 61, Wallace, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Ted was born Dec. 13, 1951, in Wayne County, N.C., son of the late Clay Brown...

CYNTHIA ROSE DUNN

May 5, 1982-Nov. 3, 2013 BENSON -- Miss Cynthia Rose Dunn, 31, resident of RHA Howell's Bear Creek Center in LaGrange, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Banner Chapel...

JO ANNE GLOVER

July 5, 1936-Nov. 3, 2013 Carolyn Jo Anne Travis Glover, 77, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Jo Anne was born in Hickory July 5, 1936, to the late Hubert and Fletta Mae...

MARIAN R. GOSLING

LAGRANGE -- Marian Russell Gosling, 88, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LUCILLE GRAHAM JOYNER

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Lucille Graham Joyner, formerly of LaGrange, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

DESSIE H. KORNEGAY

GRANTHAM -- Dessie Hood Kornegay, 95, died today at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE B. LEAK

Died Nov. 3, 2013 KENANSVILLE -- Willie Bill Leak, 76, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Cornell Stringfield officiating. Burial will be...

SHELIA D. LEWIS

Died Nov. 1, 2013 WILSON -- Shelia Diane Lewis, 58, 931 Poplar St., died Friday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Branch Memorial Holiness Church. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

GARRY R. MAULDIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Garry R. Mauldin, 65, died Sunday at Rex Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

BARBARA OWENS WEBSTER

Oct. 1, 1941-Nov. 3, 2013 SELMA -- Barbara Owens Webster, 72, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Born Oct. 1, 1941, in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late James Clifton and...

Monday, November 4, 2013

WILLIAM THOMAS AYCOCK

Sept. 1, 1934-Nov. 2, 2013 William Thomas Aycock died peacefully at home Nov. 2, 2013. He was born Sept. 1, 1934, to the late Thomas and Lala Edwards Aycock in Johnston County. He married Edna Earl Baker Nov. 2,...

DORIS HOLLOWAY HARRISON BROADIE

Doris Holloway Harrison Broadie, 75, 117 S. Georgia Ave., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LOU E. COLEY

April 13, 1937-Oct. 31, 2013 FLORENCE, S.C. -- Lou Emily Coley, 76, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday at McLeod Hospice House. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church, with pastor Denise Reed officiating. Burial will...

CAROLYN J. GLOVER

Carolyn J. Glover, 77, died Sunday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CARLA HEAD

Carla Head, 55, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

TERRY LEE

Terry Lee, 54, 315 Miller Ave., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Mitchell's Funeral Home of Greenville....

MACK PIERCE

July 3, 1932-Nov. 3, 2013 Lawrence Maxton "Mack" Pierce, 81, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at his home. Mack was born in Wayne County July 3, 1932, to the late Bertie Lawrence Pierce and Alma Montague Pierce....

EVA M. THOMPSON

May 30, 1933-Oct. 31, 2013 Eva Mae Thompson, 80, 704 S. Best St., died Thursday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Burial...

THOMAS WELLINGTON

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Thomas Wellington 72, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

MYRTLE LANGLEY WOODARD

Died Nov. 2, 2013 Mrs. Myrtle Langley Woodard, 88, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Princeton Cemetery. She was born in Princeton, N.C., to...

Sunday, November 3, 2013

LOU EMILY COLEY

Lou Emily Coley, 76, died Thursday at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, S.C. Arrangements are incomplete. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

VIRGINIA 'GINNY' PITTMAN GORDON

Died Nov. 1, 2013 Virginia "Ginny" Pittman Gordon, 92, of Morehead City, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Ginny was born in Grifton and raised in Kinston. She had been involved in catering and retail kitchen sales since the late...

GARY HUTCHINS

Gary Hutchins, 61, of 101 W. King St., LaGrange, died on Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

ANNIE L. JENKINS

June 29, 1920- Oct. 30, 2013 Homegoing services for Annie Louvenia Jenkins, 93, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will follow in Old Mill Cemetery. Visitation...

VERTIA MURRAY JONES

Feb. 10, 1934-Nov. 1, 2013 Vertia Murray Jones, 79, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will follow in...

MARY ANN LARUE

April 18, 1946-Oct. 31, 2013 PRINCETON - Mary Ann Busch LaRue, 67, passed away suddenly on Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mary was born in Wayne County, Mich., on April 18, 1946, to the late Thomas L. Busch and...

WILLIE LINDSEY

Willie Lindsey, 85, a resident of Avante' At Wilson, died Wednesday. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Flat Rock Church, 6730 Flat Rock Road, Sims. Arrangements are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

DELEAK LOFTIN

Deleak Loftin, 60, of 402 S. Virginia St., died at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ROSA LEE MOORE

KENANSVILLE -- Rosa Lee Moore, 73, of 993 Paul Ed Dail Road, died Friday at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CARLTON PORTER

Carlton Porter, 62, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory....

WILLIAM RICHARDSON JR.

William Richardson Jr., age 71, of 216 Fox Drive, Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GEORGE A. ROBERSON

George A. Roberson, 77, died Monday at Fremont Rest Home. A private service will be held. He was born in Washington, N.C., Aug. 2, 1936, to the late Alexander Roberson and Lucy Cooper Jones. Howell Funeral Home & Crematory...

VIRGINIA CLARK ROYALL

Virginia Clark Royall died Saturday morning. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LILLIAN JACKSON SNYPES

March 14, 1925-Oct. 31, 2013 Lillian Jackson Snypes, 88, passed away Thursday evening at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Columbus and Addie Barnette Jackson and wife of the...

EVA MAE THOMPSON

Eva Mae Thompson, 80, of 704 S. Best St., died Thursday at home surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LANNIE WILLIAMS JR.

Lannie Williams Jr., 83, of 6025 Church Road, LaGrange, died on Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing Home in Goldsboro. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Luke FWB Church, with Pastor Joe N. Nixon officiating. Burial...

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LUCY R. BENSON

March 27, 1922-Oct. 29, 2013 WARSAW -- Lucy Rosetta Benson, 91, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Warsaw First Original Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be 2 p.m....

JAMES "JIMMY" COX SR.

June 7, 1925-Oct. 27, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. James "Jimmy" Cox Sr., 88, Goldsboro, N.C., departed his earthly life Sunday, Oct. 27,...

JAMES A. EZZELL

MOUNT OLIVE -- James A. "Spuck" Ezzell, 54, 736 S. Breazeale Ave., died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

VERTIA MURRAY JONES

Vertia Murray Jones, 79, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DAVID F. KORNEGAY

March 20, 1960-Oct. 30, 2013 RALEIGH -- David "Bo Jack" Freeman Kornegay, 53, 5041 Babbling Brook, died Wednesday in Rex Hospital. The funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Parker's Chapel Original Free Will Baptist Church, with elder...

JERRY MADISON

Dec. 3, 1927-Oct. 29, 2013 Jerry Madison, 85, 3402 Central Heights, Goldsboro, died Tuesday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born Dec. 3, 1927, in Greensboro, Ala., and is survived by seven children. Funeral services will be held...

MICHAEL RAY MCCLARY

June 26, 1961-Oct. 29, 2013 Michael Ray McClary, 52, 606 W. Mulberry St., Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born June 26, 1961, to Leslie Holt and Elma McClary in Wayne County. Funeral services will be...

TEODOSIO P. MORADA

May 29, 1936-Oct. 29, 2013 FAISON -- Teodosio Perez Morada, 77, died Tuesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Graveside service was 10 a.m. today in Faison Cemetery. He was born May 29, 1936, in Manila, Philippines, to the...

LILLIAN JACKSON SNYPES

Lillian Jackson Snypes, 88, died Thursday at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

LANNIE WILLIAMS JR.

Lannie Williams Jr., 83, died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing Home and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

PERRY ALEXANDER YOUNG

Died Oct. 31, 2013 RALEIGH -- Perry Alexander Young passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 31, 2013, after a long illness. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at 3 p.m. from the chapel of...