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Friday, January 31, 2014

LAVERN SPICER-HOFFMAN

MAPLE HILL -- Lavern Spicer-Hoffman, 48, 1328 Webtown Road, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremations of Kinston....

RASHEA T. FIELDS-ETHRIDGE

Oct. 4, 1976-Jan. 25, 2014 Rashea Tamika Fields-Ethridge, 37, 715 Bain St., died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries. Burial will be in Resthaven at Primitive...

MERCEDES AVILA

Sept. 13, 1963-Jan. 26, 2014 WINTERVILLE -- Mercedes Del Carmen Avila, 50, died Sunday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 4 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with Alfonso Vargas officiating. She was born Sept. 13, 1963, in El Salvador...

HARVEY J. AYERS

Harvey J. "Red" Ayers, 91, 1229 Rosewood Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

J.W. BELL JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnny Wilbert "J.W." Bell Jr., Scott's Store community, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndalls Funeral Home....

W. ALBERT BROCK

July 11, 1929-Jan. 29, 2014 FAISON -- William Albert Brock, 84, retired mechanic and logger and United States Army veteran, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Raleigh's Rex Hospital. Services will be held Sunday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. at...

SELBY F. BROWN

May 16, 1963-Jan. 29, 2014 Selby Franklin Brown, 50, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Selby was born in Wayne County May 16, 1963, to Selby Jackson Brown and Mae Evans...

J. SCOTT EASON

Nov. 27, 1972-Jan. 28, 2014 SNOW HILL -- James Scott Eason, 41, died Tuesday. Funeral will be tonight at 6 at LaGrange First Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Ronnie Hobgood and pastor Josh Hobgood officiating. Interment will be...

ALPHA BRYANT GOLDEN

Died Jan. 25, 2014 NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- Alpha Bryant Golden, 64, formerly of Rose Hill, died Saturday in Edgewood, Md. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev....

LOARRAINE F. HODGES

Loarraine Forte Hodges, 84, Airport Road, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BEDIE D. HUDSON

Sept. 18, 1940-Jan. 28, 2014 GREENVILLE -- Bedie Anne Dawson Hudson, 73, died Tuesday at Vidant Service League Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Memorial service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange. She was born...

BILLY JAMES

WILSON -- Billy James, 60, 910 Jordan St., died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

GAIL KENNEDY

Gail Kennedy, 65, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation....

CONNIE LYNN LUCAS

Jan. 11, 1953-Jan. 28, 2014 Connie Lynn Lucas, 61, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born in Wilson County Jan. 11, 1953, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Jessie...

LINDA WEST MCLEOD

July 2, 1946-Jan. 29, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Linda West McLeod, 67, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Linda was born in Wayne County July 2, 1946, to Mary Medlin West and...

WILLIAM L. PATE

May 28, 1955-Jan. 30, 2014 William Leslie "Bill" Pate, 58, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Bill was born in Wayne County, N.C., May 28, 1955, to Ruth Faulk Pate of...

SPICER RHODES

June 29, 1935-Jan. 28, 2014 Hugh Spicer Rhodes, 78, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Spicer was born in Wayne County June 29, 1935, to the late Samuel W. Rhodes and Flonnie Ethel Mitchell...

DONNA W. SHORT

LAGRANGE -- Donna Williams Short, 64, died today at Greendale Forest Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

KATHLEEN S. WHITLEY

LAGRANGE -- Kathleen Sutton Pelletier Whitley, 87, died Thursday at Magnolia Cottage Care. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Thursday, January 30, 2014

VICKIE K. BOYKINS

Died Jan. 27, 2014 Vickie Kay Boykins, 50, 513 Olive St., died Monday in Vidant Inpatient Hospice. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Feb. 8 at the chapel of Garris Funeral Home. She was the daughter of the late Georgia...

W. ALBERT BROCK

FAISON -- William Albert Brock, 84, died Wednesday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

SELBY F. BROWN

Selby Franklin Brown, 50, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PEGGY T. CHALK

Dec. 26, 1937-Jan. 28, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Peggy Taylor Chalk, 76, longtime resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 28, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Her family will receive friends...

LESLIE C. COLEY

June 17, 1934-Jan. 24, 2014 FREMONT -- Leslie Corbie Coley, 79, died Jan. 24 at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. James Lucas...

SCOTT EASON

SNOW HILL -- James Scott Eason, 41, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

MAGGIE BROCK JONES

Died Jan. 27, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Maggie Brock Jones, 81, Fields Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Brock-Talton Cemetery. She was born in Wayne County to the late...

BOBBY G. KENNEDY

Aug. 19, 1943-Jan. 27, 2014 KNIGHTDALE -- Bobby Gene Kennedy, 70, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Wake Medical Center surrounded by his family. Bobby was born in Wayne County Aug. 19, 1943, to the late Silas and...

JAMES EARLON KILLETTE

July 38, 1923-Jan. 26, 2014 James Earlon Killette, peacefully passed at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield surrounded by his loving family Jan. 26, 2014. "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the...

CONNIE L. LUCAS

Connie Lynn Lucas, 61, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LINDA F. MCLEOD

Linda Faye McLeod, 67, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM L. PATE

William Leslie Pate, 58, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOHN M. ROSE

April 16, 1970-Jan. 29, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- John Morris Rose, 43, lifelong resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away moments after midnight, Jan. 29, 2014, while at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services to celebrate John's life will be...

FRANK B. WIEGAND

June 22, 1934-Jan. 29, 2014 Frank Brodricht Wiegand, 79, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. A native of Wayne County, Frank was born June 22, 1934, to the late Herbert...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

VIRGINIA BRANCH

Died Jan. 26, 2014 WILSON -- Virginia Branch, 90, 207 N. Raleigh Road Parkway, died Sunday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

PEGGY T. CHALK

MOUNT OLIVE -- Peggy Taylor Chalk, 76, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JAMES E. EDWARDS

Aug. 4, 1941-Jan. 23, 2014 PINK HILL -- James Elmer Edwards, 72, died Thursday at Lenore Assisted Living. No formal service will be held. A native of Wayne County, he was born Aug. 4, 1941, to the late Grover...

ZILPHIA S. GRICE

Sept. 29, 1920-Jan. 27, 2014 Zilphia Stallings Grice, 93, died Monday evening, Jan. 27, 2014, in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born Sept. 29, 1920, in Johnston County to the late John and Nettie Jones Stallings, she was the widow of...

LESTER RAY KING

June 8, 1928-Jan. 27, 2014 IRWIN, Pa. -- Lester Ray King, 85, Irwin, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at West Penn Hospital, Forbes Campus. Lester was born June 8, 1928, in Goldsboro, N.C., a son of the late...

H. SPICER RHODES

H. Spicer Rhodes, 78, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RANDY WATTS

Oct. 16, 1934-Jan. 28, 2014 Jesse Randolph "Randy" Watts, 79, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Randy was born in Roanoke, Va., Oct. 16, 1934, to the late Louis and Ida Minter Watts. He was a retired salesman in...

FRANK B. WIEGAND

Frank B. Wiegand, 79, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

DONNIE CARL ARTIS

Donnie Carl Artis, 58, of 22 Big Horn Ave., Mechanicsburg, Pa., formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MERCEDES C. AVILA

WINTERVILLE --Mercedes Del Carmen Avila, 50, of Winterville, died Sunday at UNC Hospitals. Arrangements are ipending at Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange....

DWIGHT DELANO GRADY SR.

Died Jan. 25, 2014 TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. -- Dwight Delano Grady Sr., 67, of Timmonsville, S.C., died Saturday at the McLeod Hospice House. He was born in Duplin County, a son of the late James Earl "Jim" Grady Sr. and...

HELEN LEE JOHNSON HAMLIN

Nov. 30, 1924-Jan. 24, 2014 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1 Helen Lee Johnson Hamlin, 89, lovingly known by her family and friends as...

CORNELIUS JOHNSON

Sept. 3, 1923-Jan. 27, 2014 SNOW HILL -- Cornelius Johnson, 90, died Monday morning, Jan. 27, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A native of Greene County, he was born Sept. 3, 1923, the son of Herbert and...

NATHANIEL LEON JONES

Nathaniel Leon Jones, 74, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home, 106 N. East St., Kinston....

MAGGIE BROCK JONES

Maggie Brock Jones, 81, of Fields Road, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont....

BOBBY G. KENNEDY

Bobby G. Kennedy, 70, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RAYMOND KOONCE

Raymond Koonce 64, of 104 Lower St., Trenton, died Monday at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in New Port, N.C. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremations....

EDNA WATKINS MOORE

Aug. 2, 1934-Jan. 26, 2014 WILMINGTON -- Edna Watkins Moore, 79, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at her home. Edna was born on Aug. 2, 1934, in Elizabeth City, Va., daughter of the...

KEITH DONALD RHODES

Died Jan. 26, 2014 Keith Donald Rhodes, 81, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center. Mr. Rhodes retired from the U.S. Air Force with 21 years of service and was a member of the Wayne County VFW. He loved his...

ANTHONY ROWE

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- Anthony Rowe, 60 of 202 Roxbury Drive, formerly of the Parkstown Community died Monday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

RANDY WATTS

Jesse Randy Watts, 79, died this morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE GEORGE WHEELER

DUDLEY -- Willie George Wheeler, 86, of 100 Nandina Place, died Monday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHN THOMAS WILLIAMS

John Thomas Williams, 63 of 809-B E. Elm St., died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Monday, January 27, 2014

VIRGINIA BRANCH

Virginia Branch, 89, a resident of Universal Health Care, Nashville, N.C., died Sunday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JIMMIE H. DAVIS

LUCAMA -- Jimmie Harold Davis, 67, of Little Rock Church Road, died Saturday at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Rodney Davis and the late Louetta Brown...

NATHANIEL L. JONES

VIRGINIA -- Nathaniel Leon Jones, 74, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

JAMES E. KILLETTE

DUDLEY -- James E. Killette, 90, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RUBY A. SMITH

Nov. 3, 1935-Jan. 24, 2014 Ruby Anderson Smith, 78, of Goldsboro, died Friday. She was born Nov. 3, 1935 in Lenoir County to the late Jesse and Charity Anderson. A graveside service of remembrance will be held Tuesday at...

FREDERICK C. WILLIAMS

Dec. 17, 1938-Jan. 25, 2014 DUDLEY -- Frederick Carroll (Fred) Williams, 75, went home to be with his Lord Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, surrounded by family at his home in Dudley. A kind and loving husband, father, brother and...

Sunday, January 26, 2014

RASHEA FIELDS-ETHERRIDGE

Rashea Tamika Fields-Etherridge, 37, of 715 Bain St., died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SANDRA PRINCE ALLEN

Died Jan. 23, 2014 SELMA -- Sandra Prince Allen, 64, died Thursday. Born in Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Carl Prince Jr. and the late Christina Alford Prince. She is survived by her husband, Billy...

ERLENE H. BRYAN

April 4, 1940-Jan. 23, 2014 Erlene Head Bryan, 73, was called home on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, after a valiant fight with cancer. The life she lived, one of grace and Christian love, could not be diminished by the...

DEBRA M. BUTLER

Died Jan. 23, 2014 KINSTON -- Debra M. Butler, 56, died Thursday. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Juniper Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Wilkerson Funeral...

HAROLD L. COLTRANE SR.

April 15, 1926-Jan. 24, 2014 Harold Lynwood Coltrane Sr., 87, went to be with his Lord on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Harold was born in Lenoir County on April 15,...

CHENNELLE DEAN

Funeral services for Chennelle Dean, 30, will be held today at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. (Pd)...

LESSIE P. HAYNES

June 30, 1927-Jan. 23, 2014 WILSON -- Lessie P. Haynes, 86, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at WilMed Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home Monday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m., with...

MATTHEW HOOKS

Died Jan. 21, 2014 Matthew Hooks Jr., 71, of Magnolia, died Tuesday at Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Rose Hill, with Dr. Kevin Allen officiating. Burial will follow at...

JOSEPH E. JONES

Died Jan. 24, 2014 Joseph E. Jones, age 75, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County to the late Joseph E. and Leona Beamon Jones. Mr. Jones was a member of Antioch...

EMMETT C. PEARSALL

Died Jan. 21, 2014 Emmett Clark Pearsall, 80, formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday at Britthaven of Smithfield. Funeral services were held from Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel in Rose Hill Saturday. Burial was in the Pearsall Cemetery in...

LOUISE B. ROLLINS

Jan. 30, 1921-Jan. 24, 2014 Mrs. Louise Baker Rollins of Goldsboro died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center following a brief illness. She was born on Jan. 30, 1921, to the late Henry Kearney Baker Sr....

RUBY A. SMITH

Ruby Anderson Smith, 78, of Goldsboro, died Friday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements arepending at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange....

ROBERT EARL SUGGS

Died Jan. 18, 2014 Robert Earl Suggs, 68, of Snow Hill, died Jan. 18 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. today at Victory and Dominion World. Interment will be in the Edwards Family Cemetery. He is...

RONALD VICK SR.

Ronald Roy Vick, Sr., 70, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

GEORGE WADDELL

Dec. 23, 1956-Jan. 23, 2014 George Edward Waddell, 57, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born Dec. 23, 1956, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Lloyd Edward and Lillie Greene Waddell. He is survived by a...

SHERIFF CAREY A. WINDERS

Jan. 11, 1957-Jan. 24, 2014 Sheriff Carey Aaron Winders, age 57, died suddenly following an apparent heart attack at his home. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Benjamin Aaron Winders and Emily Ernestine Benton...

Friday, January 24, 2014

DARVIS L. ARTIS

Died Jan. 19, 2014 WILSON -- Darvis Lee Artis, 66, 812 Meadow St., Apt. A., died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

CLINTON H. BANKS

Jan. 11, 1926-Jan. 21, 2014 FREMONT -- Clinton Hezekiah Banks died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. He was born to the late Luther...

MARY L. BROWN

June 14, 1941-Jan. 19, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Lue Brown, 72, 222 Wynn St., died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Life Worship Center, with pastor Janice Williams...

ERLENE H. BRYAN

April 4, 1940-Jan. 23, 2014 Erlene Head Bryan, 73, was called home Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, after a valiant fight with cancer. The life she lived, one of grace and Christian love, could not be diminished by the sickness...

LESTER COLEY

FREMONT -- Lester Coley, 79, died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

HELEN JOHNSON HAMLIN

Helen Johnson Hamlin, 89, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

SUDIE C. MURFREE HENRY

July 8, 1922-Jan. 20, 2014 WARSAW -- Sudie Coralesse Murfree Henry, 91, 511 S. Pine St., died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Sunday at Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Turkey. Burial will be in...

ANN W. MAYO

Dec. 17, 1929-Jan. 22, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ann Marie Weldon Mayo, 84, Holloman Heights neighborhood, died Wednesday evening, Jan. 22, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Vance County, the daughter of the late James Dewey Weldon...

ZENNIE A. HOLLOMAN SHERROD

July 27, 1959-July 22, 2014 Zennie Ann Holloman Sherrod, 53, 114 N. Lionel St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Philadelphia Community Church, with the Rev. Paula Artis officiating. Burial will...

JAMES E. TAYLOR

Oct. 18, 1925-Jan. 22, 2014 STANLEY -- James E. Taylor, formerly of Warsaw, 88, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Community Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw, with graveside service at Devotional Gardens of Warsaw. He was...

GEORGE E. WADDELL

George Edward Waddell, 57, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DORIS WATERS

Died Jan. 22, 2014 TARBORO -- The Rev. Doris Waters, 64, 408 W. Baker St., formerly of Kinston, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be noon Monday at Living Waters Community Church. Interment will be...

HAZEL CRADDOCK WILLIAMS

Died Jan. 28, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Hazel Craddock Williams, 82, formerly of Faison, died Saturday at VNA Hospice. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Burning Bush United Holy Church in Faison, with the Rev. Arto Pickett...

Thursday, January 23, 2014

DARVIS L. ARTIS

Died Jan. 19, 2014 WILSON -- Darvis Lee Artis, 66, 812 Meadow St., Apt. A., died Sunday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JACK R. BONEY

July 22, 1928-Jan. 21, 2014 WARSAW -- Jack Rhodes Boney, 85, died Tuesday at Rex Health Care in Raleigh. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Community Funeral Home chapel, with burial in Devotional Gardens. He was born...

ERLENE BRYAN

Erlene Head Bryan, 73, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

MELVIN D. COSTON SR.

Died Jan. 19, 2014 MAGNOLIA -- Melvin Davis Coston Sr., 69, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Shawin DuBois officiating. Burial will...

DONNELL HORNE

Died Jan. 20, 2014 ZEBULON -- Donnell Horne, 61, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 2:30 p.m.at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly, with the Rev. Jasper Renfrow officiating. Interment will be at Mount...

ELTON G. JONES

Jan. 20 1934-Jan. 22, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Elton Glenn "Skinner" Jones Sr., 80, Smith Chapel community, died early Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, 2014, at Wayne Hospital. Services will be held Friday at 6 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home,...

ANN W. MAYO

MOUNT OLIVE -- Ann Weldon Mayo, 84, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

JAMES McCALL

Died Jan. 16, 2014 WILSON -- James McCall, 93, 916 College Circle, died Jan. 16. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

WINFRED E. PIERCE

April 27, 1926-Jan. 18, 2014 Winfred Edward Pierce, 87, died Saturday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion Temple AME Zion Church in Grifton, with pastor Andre Greene officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Memorial Estates in Ayden....

ZENNIE A. SHERROD

Zennie Ann Holloman Sherrod, 53, 114 N. Lionel St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

STEPHEN J. SWAIN

July 9, 1950-Jan. 21, 2014 Stephen Jacob Swain, 63, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday in Wilmington. He was born in Chatham County July 9, 1950, to the late Ray and Jessie Motsinger Swain. He...

JAMES TAYLOR

LINCOLNTON -- James Taylor, formerly of Warsaw, died Wednesday at Cardinal Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

ROOSEVELT WARD

Died Jan. 18, 2014 Roosevelt Ward, 78, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gospel Tabernacle Church of Deliverance, with bishop Leamon Sykes officiating. Interment will be in St. Delight Cemetery in...

DAN YOUNG

Aug. 29, 1922-Jan. 21, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Dan West Young, 91, died Tuesday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Kinston Church of Christ, with pastor Robert Goff Jr. officiating. He was born Aug. 29, 1922, in...

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DARVIS L. ARTIS

WILSON -- Darvis Lee Artis, 66, 812 Meadow St., Apt A., died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ANNE S. BAIN

Died Jan. 4, 2014 FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. -- Margaret Anne Singleton Bain, 76, went to her heavenly home Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. A native of Wayne County, Anne was the daughter of the...

CLINTON BANKS

FREMONT -- Clinton Banks, 88, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JACK R. BONEY

WARSAW -- Jack Rhodes Boney, 85, died Tuesday at Rex Health Care in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc....

CHENNELLE M. DEAN

July 4, 1983-Jan. 18, 2014 DUDLEY -- Chennelle Marie Dean, 30, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Sunday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. She was born in...

JAMES E. DUBOSE

Sept. 4, 1947-Jan. 17, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Elijah Dubose, 66, 388 Lees Country Club Road, died Friday in Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Gospel Light United Holy Church, with...

EDDIE HARDISON

Died Jan. 20, 2014 STANTONSBURG -- John Edward "Eddie" Hardison, 51, Red Hill community, Stantonsburg, died Monday night. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, Wilson. Interment will be in Stantonsburg Cemetery. He was preceded...

JOSE L.C. HERRERA

July 4, 1979-Jan. 17, 2014 ALBERTSON -- Jose Luis Carrizales Herrera, 38, died Friday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral will be Thursday at 7 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JAMES R. HOOKER

WILSON -- James R. Hooker, 74, 910 Belmont Ave., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ELTON G. JONES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Elton G. Jones, N.C. 55 West, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JAMES MCCALL

WILSON -- James McCall, 93, 916 College Circle, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

RET. MSGT. DONALD D. MINNISH

Sept. 6, 1941-Jan. 20, 2014 Retired Master Sgt. Donald Dean Minnish, 72, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, at Wayne Memorial Hospital with his loving family by his side. Don was born in Greenville, S.C., to Bruce and Georgia Minnish....

LLOYD E. PEARCE

Died Jan. 16, 2014 PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Lloyd E. Pearce, 86, Port Orange, Fla., passed away Jan. 16, 2014. He was born to the late Ezra and Ada Pearce of Goldsboro, N.C., in 1927. Lloyd was a retired...

WILBUR RADFORD

Died Jan. 20, 2014 Wilbur "Edward" Radford, 70, died Monday. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Stantonsburg Cemetery. He was married to Mary Ann Radford. He is survived by...

PAULA TYNDALL STEELE

Dec. 14, 1978-Jan. 20, 2014 Paula Tyndall Steele, 35, a warrior during life and throughout her battle with cancer, went to be with her Lord and savior, and with those beloved family who went on before, Monday, Jan. 20,...

ELSIE G. TAYLOR

Died Jan. 20, 2014 KENLY -- Elsie Grant Taylor, 87, Hinnant Edgerton Road, died at home Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel in Kenly, with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Interment will...

GREGORY A. TOWNE

Jan. 31, 1975-Jan. 18, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Gregory "Greg" Allen Towne, 38, died Saturday due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Services will be held at a later date. He was born in Arapahoe County, Colo., Jan. 31,...

"SCOOTER" MICHAEL EDWARD VAUGHAN

Oct. 4, 1953-Jan. 19, 2014 SMITHFIELD -- "Scooter" Michael Edward Vaughan, 60, died Sunday evening in Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by his family. Born Oct. 4, 1953, in Richmond, Va., he was a son of the...

DOROTHY BARNES WORRELL

Aug. 10, 1947-Jan. 16, 2014 "Let not your heart be troubled: Ye believe in God, believe also in me." (John 14:1) Service is one of the most rewarding principles of life. This was one of the guiding principles for...

DAN W. YOUNG

LAGRANGE -- Dan West Young, 91, died Tuesday at Kinston Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

PRENTICE COLEMAN

Prentice Coleman, 51, 407 N. Slocumb St., died today at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CHENNELLE M. DEAN

DUDLEY -- Chennelle Marie Dean, 30, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

SUDIE C. HENRY

WARSAW -- Sudie C. Henry, 91, 511 S. Pine St., died Monday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

PORTIA H. MERRITT

March 24, 1964-Jan. 18, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Portia Heath Merritt, 49, local interior designer and decorator, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kara Holmes and Jay Hudson of Greenville; her parents,...

DONALD D. MINNISH

Donald Dean Minnish, 72, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

VANDER LEE UNDERHILL PICKETT

March 16, 1935-Jan. 17, 2014 WALDORF, Md. -- Vander Lee Underhill Pickett, 78, formerly of Kinston, died Friday at Louisburg Gardens Assisted Living in Louisburg. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston....

HUGH NORMAN POTTS JR.

July 4, 1933-Jan. 19, 2014 Hugh Norman Potts Jr., 80, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Hugh was born in Wilson County July 4, 1933, to the late Hugh Norman Potts Sr....

PAULA TYNDALL STEELE

Paula Tyndall Steele, 35, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT MAURICE STEWART

Died Jan. 18, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Mr. Robert Maurice Stewart, 51, 101 Summerdale Drive, Pikeville, passed away Jan. 18, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Memorial services will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at 1 p.m. at White...

STEPHEN SWAIN

Stephen Swain, 63, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

RICHARD WALKER SR.

Died Jan. 17, 2014 BEAUFORT -- Richard Walker Sr., 72, died Friday at home. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Pineview Baptist Church, with Dr. Dale Steele officiating. He was the son of Charlie Bruce and Blanche...

Monday, January 20, 2014

DAMARCUS BROADIE

Nov. 16, 2001-Jan. 16, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- DaMarcus Broadie, 12, 1811 Nahunta Road, died Thursday in Vidant Care Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries, with apostle Dennis Jacobs officiating. Burial will be...

MARY L. BROWN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Lue Brown, 72, 222 Wynn St., died Sunday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CLINTON BRYANT

Died Jan. 15, 2014 Clinton "Buddy Boy" Bryant, 69, 1002 N. John St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries. Burial will be at Willowdale Cemetery with military...

JOHN H. ELLIS SR.

June 4, 1934-Jan. 15, 2014 John Henry "Biggie" Ellis Sr. died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at Mount Zion Seventh Day Adventist Church at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park South. He...

ELIZABETH MAY GRANT

Died Jan. 19, 2014 Elizabeth May Grant, 94, went to her heavenly home Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with her family by her side. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Alonza and...

JOSE L. C. HERRERA

ALBERTSON -- Jose Luis Carrizales Herrera, 34, died Friday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

KENNETH E. JOHNSON

May 2, 1924-Jan. 18, 2014 MAGNOLIA -- Kenneth E. Johnson, 89, died Saturday at the Brian Center in Wallace. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Rose Hill. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. He...

LEMAR JOHN KETELSLEGER

May 6, 1925-Jan. 19, 2014 KENANSVILLE -- LeMar John Ketelsleger, 88, died Sunday. A Mass Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Clinton. Interment will be at Devotional Gardens in Warsaw. He...

HUGH N. POTTS JR.

Hugh Norman Potts Jr., 80, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BERNICE T. POWELL

Nov. 22, 1929-Jan. 19, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mrs. Bernice Tyndall Powell, 84, Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, died early Sunday morning, Jan. 19, 2014, at Vidant Pitt Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday,...

LINDA S. SMITH

Died Jan. 18, 2014 PINK HILL -- Linda Sue Smith, 68, 201 Old Beulaville Road, died Saturday at Vidant in Duplin. Funeral will be tonight at 6 at Pink Hill Funeral Home, with pastor Don Craft officiating. Burial will...

GREGORY A. TOWNE

PIKEVILLE -- Gregory Allen Towne, 38, died Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, January 19, 2014

TOM BARDEN

Nov. 21, 1944-Jan. 17, 2014 Woodrow Thomas Barden, Sr., 69, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Tom was born in Nash County Nov. 21, 1944, to the late Woodrow Wilson Barden and Bertie Edwards Barden....

MILDRED BENNETT

Aug. 12, 1923-Jan. 18, 2014 Mildred Bennett, 90, died Saturday at Willow Creek. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" and Nora Edwards Wise. A homemaker, she enjoyed quilting, making aprons for the...

DAMARCUS BROADIE

Nov. 16, 2001-Jan. 16, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- DaMarcus Broadie, 12, 1811 Nahunta Road, died Thursday in Vidant Care Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries, with apostle Dennis Jacobs officiating. Burial will be...

ELIZABETH E. DOYLE

Oct. 2, 1928-Jan. 15, 2014 Elizabeth Eileen Doyle, 85, died Wednesday at home. Memorial service will be held at a later date in New York. She was born in Allegheny County, Pa., to the late Anthony and Hazel Denny...

JAMES DUBOSE

MOUNT OLIVE -- James Dubose, 66, 388 Lees Country Club Road, died Friday in Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES LEE GARNER

Nov. 7, 1969-Jan. 13, 2014 PINK HILL -- James Lee Garner, 44, 100 Leighton Drive, Pink Hill, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 7, 1969, to James and Ophelia Tune Garner in Lenoir County. Funeral...

GROVER C. LEWIS

Nov. 7, 1935-Jan. 16, 2014 Grover Cleveland Lewis, 78, passed away Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Paris, Ky., he was the son of the late Cleve and Loretta Trimble Lewis, and was the husband of Betty...

JOHN E. LEWIS JR.

Jan. 3, 1948-Jan. 14, 2014 John Earl Lewis Jr., 66, 1005 Edgerton St., died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with evangelist Betty Barnes...

JAMES MCCALL

WILSON -- James McCall, 93, 916 College Circle, died Thursday. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

VANDER LEE UNDERHILL PICKETT

KINSTON -- Vander Lee Underhill Pickett, 78, died Friday at Louisburg Gardens Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

ROOSEVELT WARD

Roosevelt Ward, 78, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

DOROTHY BARNES WORRELL

Homegoing services for Dorothy Barnes Worrell will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquarters. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park. A viewing will be held Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Howell Funeral...

FLORA MCGHEE ZIGLER

Oct. 28, 1931-Jan. 15, 2014 Flora McGhee Zigler, 82, 124 Tinderwood Drive, died Wednesday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

Friday, January 17, 2014

DEMARCUS BROADIE

PIKEVILLE -- Demarcus Broadie, 12, 1811 Nahunta Road, died Thursday in Vidant Care Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ERNEST R. DIGIOVANNI

SELMA -- Ernest Rocco DiGiovanni, 67, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

JOHN ELLIS

John Ellis "Biggy" died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

JAMES LEE GARNER

Nov. 7, 1969-Jan. 13, 2014 PINK HILL -- James Lee Garner, 44, 100 Leighton Drive, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home,...

JOHNNY W. GIDDENS

NEWTON GROVE -- Johnnie Wayne Giddens, 64, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

DEBRA ANN HILL

June 9, 1963-Jan. 15, 2014 Debra Ann Hill, 50, died at home Wednesday morning surrounded by her family. Born in Aylesbury, England, she was the daughter of Grace H. Russell and the late Bill "Chief" Russell. Her brother, Stanley...

RUBY TOPPING HOWARD

Died Jan. 14, 2014 Ruby Topping Howard, 79, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen's Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Levern Richardson officiating. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight...

GROVER C. LEWIS

Grover Cleveland Lewis, 78, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOROTHY MAE STEVENS MCKINZEY

Died Jan. 15, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Mae Stevens McKinzey, 90, died Jan. 15, 2014. Funeral service will be Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at 7 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove, with the...

DAVID R. SAULS

Died Jan. 15, 2014 SNOW HILL -- David Reed "Duck" Sauls, 67, died Wednesday. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Snow Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Hank Jarman officiating. He is survived by two sons. Visitation will...

CECILIA WILLIAMS

WILSON -- Cecilia Williams, 86, 212 Thurston Drive, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MARK WISE

March 1, 1971-Jan. 15, 2014 Danny Mark Wise, 42, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wayne County to Danny Thomas Wise and the late Virginia Gail Wise. He was previously employed with AAR Corp., Danny's...

Thursday, January 16, 2014

ROCHELLE ATKINS

Died Jan. 5, 2014 Rochelle Parks Atkins died Jan. 5 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Collins officiating. Entombment will be at Wayne Memorial...

FRANK CUTHRELL BOSEMAN SR.

Died Jan. 14, 2014 Frank Cuthrell Boseman Sr. passed away Jan. 14, 2014, at 88 years of age. He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Kitty; his children Frank Jr. (Debbie), David, Bonita (Glenn) and John...

JOHN EDWARD BRIDGERS JR.

Dec. 1, 1933-Jan. 8, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- John Edward "Tooter, Junebug" Bridgers Jr. died Jan. 8, 2014. He was born Dec. 1, 1933, in Beaufort County to the late John Bridgers St. and Malvious Bonner Bridgers Wells. Junebug...

GREGORY S. DICKERSON

Died Jan. 10, 2014 LUCAMA -- Gregory Sean Dickerson, 31, 5072 Artis Road, died Friday. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Atkins Memorial Tabernacle in Sims. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ELIZABETH DOYLE

Elizabeth Doyle died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES WRIGHT HERRING

Died Jan. 13, 2014 SNOW HILL -- James Wright Herring, 82, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, with his family at his side. A memorial service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Eden Christian Church in...

DEBRA A. HILL

Debra Ann Hill, 50, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

WARREN G. JAMES

Died Jan. 14, 2014 Warren G. James, aka "Buddy," 78, Greenevers community, died Tuesday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be at New Elders Chapel AME Zion Church in Magnolia Sunday at 2 p.m., with...

HATTIE LEATHERS

Died Jan. 13, 2014 Hattie Frances Leathers, 99, Walnut Street Apartments, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Friday at noon at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be tonight from 3 to...

CHRISTINE MAINOR

Died Jan. 14, 2014 CHARLOTTE -- Christine Mainor, 86, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Carr officiating. Burial will be at...

DOROTHY M. STEVENS MCKINZEY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Dorothy Mae Stevens McKinzey, 90, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

MALIA KALAMA PORTER

May 12, 1998-Jan. 13, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Malia Kalama Porter, 15, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Malia was born May 12, 1998, in Craven County to Jason and Tiffany...

LILA M. WEAVER ROSE

Aug. 16, 1923-Jan. 13, 2014 CLINTON -- Lila Mae Weaver Rose, 90, 403 E. Powell St., died Monday at home. Funeral will be at First United Methodist Church in Clinton Friday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Robert Redmond...

SHARON T. STANLEY

May 9, 1956-Jan. 15, 2014 KINSTON -- Sharon Toler Stanley, 57, died Wednesday. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Westview Cemetery, with pastor Jamie Thompson officiating. She was born to the late Rusty and Joyce Toler....

DANNY M. WISE

Danny M. Wise, 42, died Wednesday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DOROTHY WORRELL

Dorothy Worrell, 66, Adler Lane, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

FLORA M. ZIGLER

Flora M. Zigler, 82, died Wednesday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

FRANK BOSEMAN

Frank Boseman, 88, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

FRANK BOSEMAN

Frank Boseman, 88, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JOHN BRENT BREWER

Jan. 3, 1958-Jan. 13, 2014 Brent Brewer, 56, died Monday at his residence. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Lloyd Bradford Brewer and Ethel Sutton Brewer, and brother of the late L.B. Brewer III,...

CLINTON BRYANT

Clinton "Buddy Boy" Bryant, 69, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SPENSER TERRY GARRISON

Nov. 1, 1997-Jan. 13, 2014 Spenser Terry Garrison, 16, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. His life was ended much too soon in a tragic moment, which will forever leave a void in the hearts of his family. Spenser...

RAY GURGANUS

March 1, 1933-Jan. 13, 2014 G. Ray Gurganus, 80, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the home of his daughter surrounded by his family. Ray was born in Wayne County March 1, 1933, to the late Theidie and...

BRIAN M. HEYE

Died Jan. 12, 2014 RAEFORD -- Brian Michael Heye, 42, died Sunday. Graveside service will be Thursday at noon in Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. He was the son of Robert and Kathe Heye of Raeford, and...

RUBY TOPPING HOWARD

Ruby Topping Howard, 79, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

JAMES M. LANDIS

CLAYTON -- James M. Landis, 52, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

JOHN E. LEWIS

John Earl Lewis, 66, 1005 Edgerton St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

REV. JAMES MCCANDLESS

Jan. 22, 1921-Jan. 13, 2014 The Rev. James McCandless, 92, went to be with his heavenly father Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Rev. McCandless was born Jan. 22, 1921, in Wayne County...

MALIA PORTER

Malia Porter, 15, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT WARD

May 26, 1967-Jan. 12, 2014 Robert Ward, 110 Brady Place, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Church of Christ in Mount Olive. Interment will be in Vancie Ward Cemetery...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

KATHERINE S. ALLEN

March 29, 1941-Jan. 11, 2014 GRANTHAM -- Katherine Sutton Allen passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at her home. Katherine was born in Wayne County March 29, 1941, to the late Rufus and Idell Sutton. She was married to...

BRENT BREWER

Brent Brewer died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

MARYLEN L. CARTER

April 16, 1944-Jan. 12, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Marylen Leroy "Frog" Carter, 69, LaGrange, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Frog was born April 16, 1944, in Greene County to the late Walter Edward Carter and Helen Chase Carter. Although...

RAY GURGANUS

Ray Gurganus, 80, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM HENRY "JIM" HARGROVE

May 31, 1936-Jan. 8, 2014 Mr. William Henry Hargrove, 77, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Jim," 1000 S. Claiborne St., Goldsboro, N.C., departed his earthly life Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at The Life Care Hospital of...

BRIAN M. HEYE

RAEFORD -- Brian Michael Heye, 42, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

RAYMOND E. HINSON

Dec. 5, 1941-Jan. 13, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Edward Hinson, 72, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton. He was born in Wayne County Dec....

HATTIE LEATHERS

Hattie Frances Leathers, 99, Walnut Street Apartments, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GARY F. LEWIS

Jan. 12, 1951-Jan. 12, 2014 KENANSVILLE -- Gary Francis Lewis, 63, died Sunday at Duke Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kenansville Baptist Church. Burial will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in Victoria Cemetery in Marshallberg,...

KURT A. LUEDTKE

Nov. 1, 1947-Jan. 11, 2014 Dr. Kurt A. Luedtke, 66, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Services will be held at a later date. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 1, 1947, to the late Carl...

JAMES McCANDLESS

The Rev. James McCandless, 92, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOYCE McHALE

Visitation for Joyce McHale will be held today from 1 to 2 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home, with a graveside to follow at Wayne Memorial Park. (Pd)...

BESSIE THOMPSON

Nov. 5, 1929-Jan. 10, 2014 Bessie Thompson, 84, 908 Lincoln Drive, Apt. B, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church, with the Rev. Joseph Williams officiating. Burial will...

ROBERT WARD

Robert Ward, 110 Brady Place, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

BARBARA J. WOOTEN

Dec. 21, 1941-Jan. 10, 2014 FREMONT -- Barbara Jean Wooten, 72, 705 S. Wilson St., died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in...

Monday, January 13, 2014

KATHERINE S. ALLEN

March 29, 1941-Jan. 10, 2014 GRAHAM -- Katherine Sutton Allen passed away Saturday, Jan. 10, 2014, at her home. Katherine was born in Wayne County March 29, 1941, to the late Rufus and Idell Sutton. She was married to...

EALIE SUSAN CANNON

Oct. 3, 1948-Jan. 11, 2014 Ealie Susan Cannon, 65, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Susan was born in Wayne County Oct. 3, 1948, to the late George Strickland Jr. and Helen Smith Strickland. She...

MARYLEN L. CARTER

LAGRANGE -- Marylen Leroy "Frog" Carter, 69, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

GREGORY DICKERSON

LUCAMA -- Gregory Dickerson, 31, 5027 Artis Road, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JAMES GARNER

PINK HILL -- James Garner, 44, 100 Leighton Drive, died today at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

RAYMOND HINSON

Raymond Hinson, 72, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DAVID L. JONES

Died Jan. 8, 2014 ROCKY MOUNT -- David L. Jones, 69, 4335 Community Drive, formerly of Kinston, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Rocky Mount, with the Rev. Milton V....

NESRIN KARDESOGLU

Died Jan. 5, 2014 WILSON -- Nesrin Kardesoglu, 58, 2407 Horton Blvd., died Jan. 5 at home. Funeral will be Thursday in Adapazari, Turkey. She was married to Ahmet Kardesoglu. She is survived by three children....

ALMA SAULS LANCASTER

Sept. 15, 1933-Jan. 12, 2014 Alma Sauls Lancaster, 80, went to her heavenly home Sunday morning, Jan. 12, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family. Alma was born Sept. 15, 1933, to the late Arthur...

JOYCE ELLEN McHALE

Died Jan. 10, 2014 Joyce Ellen McHale, born in Duplin County to the late Mary Rivenbark and father, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surround by her family and friends. She is survived by her...

Sunday, January 12, 2014

KATHERINE S. ALLEN

Katherine Sutton Allen died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE L. APPLINS

Died Jan. 7, 2014 WARSAW -- Willie L. Applins, 67, 242 Warren Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Moses Chapel Disciple Church of Christ in Faison, with elder Kendall Clark officiating. Burial...

JOSEPHINE D. BANNON

Jan. 20, 1922-Jan. 11, 2014 Josephine Tavzelj Dunn Bannon, 91, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at her home with her loving family by her side. Jo was born Jan. 20, 1922, (of Yugoslavian immigrants) in Pennsylvania. She was...

ELMA M. BASS

Died Jan. 11, 2014 CLINTON -- Elma Mae "Tina" Bass, 64, died Saturday. Funeral will be Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Carol Dean and the Rev. Jim Bailey officiating....

ANNE DAIL CRAFT

Feb. 16, 1927-Jan. 11, 2014 KENANSVILLE -- Anne Dail Craft, Kenansville, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was born in Kenansville Feb. 16, 1927, the daughter of the late Robert and Margaret Dail. She was preceded in death by...

LINDA BENNETT GALLOWAY

Aug. 8, 1917-Jan. 9, 2014 Linda Bennett Galloway passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Linda was born Aug. 8, 1917, in Dixon, Ky., the daughter of the late Bonnie Fugate and...

CLARENCE W. HALL

Died Jan. 9, 2014 BEULAVILLE -- Clarence Ward Hall, 76, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Monday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Smith...

AILEEN COKER HAMM

Sept. 9, 1929-Jan. 10, 2014 Aileen Coker Hamm, 84, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Autumn Care of Nash in Nashville. Aileen was born in Wayne County Sept. 9, 1929, to the late Leon and Carma Holmes Coker....

VIRGINIA J. KAYLOR

June 22, 1923-Jan. 11, 2014 GRANTSBORO -- Virginia June Kaylor, 90, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Saturday morning at Gardens of Pamlico Assisted Living. She was the daughter of the late James Elmer and Clara Blue Jenkins, and was...

KURT A. LUEDTKE

Dr. Kurt A. Luedtke, 66, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

PEDRO C. MARTINEZ

June 29, 1940-Jan. 9, 2014 SIMS -- Pedro Chavez Martinez, 73, 8509 Levi Court, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center. Burial will be at a later date in Mexico. He was born June 29, 1940, to Amado Chavez and...

LUCILLE MABRY STEVENS

July 21, 1929-Jan. 9, 2014 SMITHFIELD -- Lucille Mabry Stevens, 84, died Thursday at SECU Hospice House. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church in Smithfield at 3 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Lee Colbert officiating. Burial will be...

BESSIE THOMPSON

Bessie Thompson, 84, 908 Lincoln Drive, Apt. B, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

VIOLET ROSE WALLACE

Oct. 23, 1941-Jan. 10, 2014 Violet Rose "Pug" Wallace, 72, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Violet was born in Wayne County Oct. 23, 1941, to the late William and Lizzie...

ELAINE C. WILLIFORD

Sept. 26, 1932-Jan. 10, 2014 KINSTON -- Elaine Capps Williford, 81, Kinston, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Elaine was born Sept. 26, 1932, in Wayne County to the late William Paul Capps and...

Friday, January 10, 2014

JOHN E. BRIDGERS

MOUNT OLIVE -- John E. "June Bug" Bridgers, 80, 317 E. Maple St., died Wednesday at Warsaw Health and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at Randolph Funeral Home in Washington....

WILEY "CHRIS" COLUMBUS EVANS JR.

April 18, 1939-Jan. 9, 2014 Wiley "Chris" Columbus Evans Jr. passed away Thursday morning at Kitty Askins of Goldsboro. He was born April 18, 1939, and was the son of the late Wiley Columbus Evans Sr. and Elizabeth Overman...

LINDA BENNETT GALLOWAY

Died Jan. 9, 2014 Linda Bennett Galloway passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home,...

RHONDA S. GRANT

Dec. 2, 1952-Jan. 8, 2014 SNOW HILL -- Rhonda Sherrill Grant, 61, died Wednesday. Memorial service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Rusty Conyers officiating. She was the daughter of the late Ruth...

CATHERINE LOUISE GREENE

Sept. 14, 1938-Jan. 8, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Catherine Louise Greene, 75, 253 Booker St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home,...

REV. VENNIE JOHNSON HAIRSTON

Died Jan. 5, 2014 The Rev. Vennie Johnson Hairston, 606 W. Spruce St., Goldsboro, passed away Sunday at home. Celebration of life services will be held Sunday at Goldsboro-Raleigh Institute, 211 W. Hooks River Road, Goldsboro N.C., at noon....

L. HOWARD HAM

Jan. 30, 1933-Jan. 9, 2014 LAGRANGE -- The family of Leslie Howard Ham celebrated his homegoing Jan. 9, 2014. Howard was born Jan. 30, 1933, in Snow Hill, N.C., where he lived his earthly life. He was the son...

JAMES O. JOHNSON

Died Jan. 7, 2014 WARSAW -- James Oliver Johnson, 73, 113 Liberty Lane, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville, with the Rev. Larry E. Smith officiating....

DAVID JONES

ROCKY MOUNT -- David Jones 69, 4335 Community Drive, formerly of Kinston, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremations of Kinston....

JOYCE MCHALE

Joyce McHale, 58, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

KEVEN RAY OUSLEY

Died Jan. 6, 2014 GREENVILLE -- Kevin Ray Ousley, 57, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Memorial services will be at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Saturday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m. Kevin was born in Erwin, N.C., to Carol Beth...

DIXIE ELLIS SMITH

April 23, 1928-Jan. 8, 2014 Dixie Ellis Smith, 85, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Dixie was born in Lenoir County, N.C., April 23, 1928, to the late Kirby Ellis...

ELNORA MATTHEWS VINSON

Nov. 30, 1922-Jan. 4, 2014 Elnora Matthews Vinson, the daughter of the late Ardelia and Willie Greenfield Matthews, was born Nov. 30, 1922. She departed this life Jan. 4, 2014, at Willow Creek nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Elnora was...

BARBARA WOOTEN

Barbara Wooten, 72, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Thursday, January 9, 2014

COSTELLA A. BARNES DAVIS

Died Jan. 3, 2014 WILSON -- Costella Annette Barnes Davis, 55, 1510 Coleman St., died Friday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DOROTHY ELLIS

Died Jan. 6, 2014 Mrs. Dorothy J. Ellis died Monday at Avante of Wilson. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1401 N. Carolina St., with elder Timothy L. Dortch officiating....

WILEY C. EVANS JR.

PRINCETON -- Wiley "Chris" Evans Jr., 74, died Thursday at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

LINDA GALLOWAY

Linda B. Galloway, 96, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

RHONDA S. GRANT

SNOW HILL -- Rhonda Sherrill Grant, 61, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

CATHERINE GREENE

PIKEVILLE -- Catherine Greene, 75, 253 Booker St., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

WILLIAM H. HARGROVE

William H. Hargrove, 77, died Wednesday at The Life Care Hospital of North Carolina in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

GEORGIA MAE JACKSON

June 5, 1918-Jan. 7, 2014 Georgia Mae Outlaw Jackson, 95, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Georgia was born in Wayne County June 5, 1918, the...

BIRL MCKENZIE

Nov. 12, 1924-Dec. 31, 2013 Birl "Buster" McKenzie, 89, 1003 S. Madison Ave., died at home Dec. 31. Funeral will be Saturday at noon in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations, with...

DIXIE E. SMITH

Dixie Ellis Smith, 85, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELNORA MATTHEWS VINSON

Nov. 30, 1922-Jan. 4, 2014 Elnora Matthews Vinson died Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Millers Chapel AME Zion Church. Interment will be in Baldwin Cemetery. She was born...

EUNICE T. WADE

April 19, 1930-Jan. 7, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Eunice Tilghman Wade, 83, LaGrange, journeyed to her heavenly home Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Eunice was born April 19, 1930, in Duplin County to the late Albert Tilghman and Della Mae Lane...

GENEVA B. WALKER

Dec. 29, 1931-Jan. 8, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Geneva Barwick Walker, 82, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m., at...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

VIOLA HERRING EVANS

Died Jan. 5, 2014 SNOW HILL -- Viola Herring Evans, 94, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at S. Connor Memorial chapel. Interment will be Friday at Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond, Va....

VENNIE JOHNSON HAIRSTON

Pastor Vennie Johnson Hairston, 606 W. Spruce St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

GEORGIA JACKSON

Georgia Jackson, 95, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES JOHNSON

WARSAW -- James Johnson, 113 Liberty Lane, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ARATHA MOYE

Died Jan. 4, 2014 Evangelist Aratha Moye, 79, 404 Hunters Creek Drive, Goldsboro, died Saturday at Brian Center. Funeral services will be held Friday at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church, 1114 S. Slocumb St., Goldsboro, at noon. Burial...

LINDA M. OVERBEE

Aug. 12, 1947-Jan. 6, 2014 Linda Millard Overbee, 66, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Linda was born in Wayne County, N.C., Aug. 12, 1947, to the late Rufus Millard and Lou...

EUNICE T. WADE

LAGRANGE -- Eunice Tilghman Wade, 83, died Tuesday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

GENEVA BARWICK WALKER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Geneva Barwick Walker, 82, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

FRANCES MURPHY WATKINS

Died Jan. 6, 2014 WALLACE -- Frances Murphy Watkins, 94, died Monday at Pender Memorial Hospital in Burgaw. Funeral will be at Adoram Baptist Church in Wallace Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. James Page officiating. She was...

WARNELA D. WHITLEY

Died Jan. 4, 2014 DUDLEY -- Warnela Delono "W.D." Whitley, 71, 130 S. West St., died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. James Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ. Burial...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

WILLIE APPLINS

WARSAW -- Willie Applins, 67, 242 Warren Road, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROCHELLE ATKINS

Rochelle Atkins, 69, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLARD VICTOR COUSINS JR.

June 18, 1932-Dec. 19, 2013 DANVILLE, Va. -- Willard Victor Cousins Jr. died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Duke Medical Center in Durham, N.C., after declining health for the past two years. He was born in Republican Grove, Va.,...

ALMA DALE COX

Feb. 6, 1926-Jan. 5, 2014 Alma Sauls Dale Cox, 87, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at the Brian Center. Alma was born in Wayne County Feb. 6, 1926, to the late Rudie and Flossie...

DOROTHY ELLIS

Dorothy Ellis, 85, died Monday at Avante of Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOHN DAVID FRITZINGER JR.

June 20, 1943-Jan. 5, 2014 John David "J.D." Fritzinger Jr., 70, passed away Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. J.D. was born June 20, 1943, to the late John David Fritzinger Sr. and...

DALTON B. HEATH

Died Jan. 4, 2014 WILSON -- Dalton Brooks Heath, 52, died Saturday. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Aycock Family Cemetery in Fremont. He was the son of Alton Brooks Heath Sr. and Joy Aycock. He...

MIKEY JONES

Dec. 22, 1955-Jan. 5, 2014 SNOW HILL -- Mr. John Michael "Mikey" Jones, 58, passed away Jan. 5, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 22, 1955, to Janet K. Jones Ham and the late Carlos Jones....

NESRIN KARDESOGLU

Died Jan. 5, 2014 WILSON -- Nesrin Kardesoglu, 58, 2407 Horton Blvd., died Sunday. Funeral will be in Adapazari, Turkey. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MELVIN LEWIS

Died Jan. 4, 2014 Melvin Lewis, 74, died Saturday. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with elder Antonio Blow officiating. Interment will be in Old Mill Cemetery. He was...

RONNIE E. OUTLAW

Nov. 30, 1928-Jan. 3, 2014 The Rev. Ronnie Edward Outlaw, 85, 104 Hill St., died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with bishop Dr....

LINDA M. OVERBEE

PIKEVILLE -- Linda Millard Overbee, 66, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOROTHY THOMPSON WELLONS

Sept. 2, 1932-Jan. 6, 2014 PRINCETON -- Dorothy Thompson Wellons, 81, died Monday morning, Jan. 6, 2014, in Johnston Medical Center. Born Sept. 2, 1932, in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late William Alton and Mary...

Monday, January 6, 2014

ALMA D. COX

Alma Sauls Dale Cox, 87, died Sunday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JANET F. DAVIS

Feb. 3, 1930-Jan. 4, 2014 Janet Flowers Davis, 83, went to be with her Lord Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A service to celebrate Janet's life will be held at 11...

COSTELLA A. BARNES DAVIS

WILSON -- Costella Annette Barnes Davis, 55, 1510 Colemen St., died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

J.D. FRITZINGER

J.D. Fritzinger, 70, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DALTON D. HEATH

WILSON -- Dalton D. Heath died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

MINNIE SHOWALTER REMP

May 6, 1922-Jan. 3, 2014 FREMONT -- Minnie Showalter Remp, 91, died Friday at home. Graveside service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. She was born in Beckersville, Pa., May 6, 1922, to the...

MARGARET LOUISE BASS WARREN

March 19, 1923-Jan. 4, 2014 Margaret Louise Bass Warren, 90, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Margaret was born in Wilson County March 19, 1923, to the late William Henry...

AUBREY A. WILFORD

Died Jan. 4, 2014 GREENVILLE -- Aubrey Antley Wilford, 35, died Saturday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be Tuesday...

Sunday, January 5, 2014

VIVIAN BONEY

Funeral for Vivian Boney will be held today (Sunday) at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home in Goldsboro, with viewing beginning at 10 a.m. (Pd)...

ROBERT E. FULLER SR.

Died Jan. 2, 2014 Robert Earl Fuller Sr., 89, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Spring Arbor in Greenville. Robert was born in Monticello, S.C., one of 10 children, to the late Willie Lee Fuller and Lottie Deheinz...

MAE R. GRADY

Died Dec. 30, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Mae Ruth Grady, 91, 202 South St., died Monday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Rockford Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park in...

JAMES HALL

Dec. 13, 1925-Jan. 1, 2014 KINSTON -- James "Deac" Hall, 88, 616 Greenmeade Drive, died at home Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Church of Faith and Deliverance in Kinston. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial in...

CHARLES FELIX HARVEY

July 16, 1920-Jan. 2, 2014 KINSTON -- If you saw the man with a straw hat, pipe and the "attitude" lapel pin walking the streets of Kinston, N.C., over these past many years, then you probably caught a glimpse...

LUCILLE BROWN HILL

Died Jan. 2, 2014 Lucille Brown Hill, 75, Greenevers community, died Thursday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Tuesday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Cameron...

MELVIN LEWIS

Melvin Lewis, 74, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Funeral Service....

W. WAYNE MCFADDEN

Aug. 27, 1934-Jan. 2, 2014 W. Wayne McFadden, 79, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his home. Wayne was born in Elsinor, Mo., Aug. 27, 1934, to the late Richard and Mabel Kelley McFadden. He proudly served his...

ARATHA MOYE

Aratha Moye, 79, 404 Hunters Creek, died Saturday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

GINGER E. PATE

Dec. 15, 1958-Jan. 4, 2014 Ginger Elaine Pate, 55, died Saturday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner's Funeral. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Calypso Cemetery, with the Rev. Doug Seymour and the Rev. Nathan...

ALBERT WILLIAM PENNER SR.

Jan. 1, 1931-Jan. 1, 2014 FAISON -- Albert William Penner Sr., 83, Faison, N.C., died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Born Jan. 1, 1931, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Fredrick and Ludmilla Starc Penner. He...

MINNIE REMP

FREMONT -- Minnie Remp, 91, Stuckey Road, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

LEONARD RALPH SASSER

Died Jan. 3, 2014 ELIZABETHTOWN -- Leonard Ralph Sasser, 85, Elizabethtown, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Rosa Sasser; his wife, Helen Nix Sasser; and a son, Lee Sasser....

HELEN SAULS STROBEL

Jan. 7, 1926-Jan. 2, 2014 Helen Sauls Strobel, 87, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Helen was born in Greene County Jan. 7, 1926, to the late Rudie and Flossie Taylor Sauls. For 25 years,...

CLAYTON W. TURNER

Died Jan. 3, 2014 Clayton Whitt Turner, 79, died Friday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Pink Hill Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gene Turner officiating. Burial will be at Turner Family Cemetery in Pink Hill. He was...

ELNORA VINSON

Elnora Vinson died Saturday morning at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

WARNELA WHITLEY

DUDLEY -- Warnela Whitley, 71, 130 S. West Circle, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

BRAXTON A. WILSON JR.

May 22, 1949-Dec. 9, 2013 WILMINGTON -- Braxton A. Wilson Jr. took flight onto his next great adventure Monday, Dec. 9, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center in Wilmington. His family and friends gathered around him for a...

Friday, January 3, 2014

WILLIAM RUBEN ALSTON

Aug. 28, 1943-Jan. 1, 2014 William Ruben Alston was born Aug. 28, 1943, to the late Garvey Alston and Lucy A. Cobb. He passed away Jan. 1, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He graduated from Dillard High School...

VIVIAN G. BONEY

March 4, 1958-Jan. 1, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Vivian G. Boney, 55, Bear Creek Estates Circle, died New Year's day at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A celebration of her life will be Sunday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of...

ALLEN L. BOYETTE

Jan. 11, 1970-Dec. 31, 2013 Allen Lee Boyette, 43, 405 N. Jefferson Ave., died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Seven Springs. Burial...

BOBBIE SEAY CROOM

Nov. 17, 1941-Dec. 30, 2013 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Bobbie Seay Croom, 72, 304 N. Alabama Ave., Goldsboro, N.C., departed her earthly life...

GERADLINE GRIMES FREDERICK

April 2, 1935-Dec. 31, 2013 DUDLEY -- Geraldine Grimes Frederick, 78, 290 Outlaw Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Deeper Life Church Ministries. She was born April 2, 1935,...

ROBERT E. FULLER

Died Jan. 2, 2014 GREENVILLE -- Robert Earl Fuller Sr., 89, passed away Thursday at Spring Arbor in Greenville. Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Madison Avenue Baptist Church, with Dr. Bob Fulkerson officiating. Interment will...

MAE R. GRADY

LAGRANGE -- Mae Ruth Grady, 91, 202 South St., died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Mitchell's Funeral Home of Greenville....

KATRINA SUTTON JACKSON

March 1, 1942-Jan. 1, 2014 FAISON -- Mrs. Katrina Sutton Jackson, 71, Suttontown Road, passed from her earthly home to her heavenly home Jan. 1, 2014. A celebration of life will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3...

TONY J. LEWIS

Aug. 11, 1971-Dec. 27, 2013 Tony Jermaine Lewis, 42, 802 W. Grantham St., died Dec. 27. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, with pastor Mark T. Sutton officiating. Burial will be in...

RONNIE OUTLAW

LAGRANGE -- Ronnie Outlaw, 85, 104 Hill St., died today at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

VALERIE ELAINE RENDER

Oct. 21, 1959-Jan. 1, 2014 Valerie Elaine Render, 54, passed away peacefully New Year's day at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of...

ANNIE LAURA SMITH SILLS

Sept. 13, 1923-Dec. 31, 2013 Annie Laura Smith Jernigan Sills, 1230 Saulston Road, went to be with her Lord and savior Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, surrounded by her family. Laura was born Sept. 13, 1923, in Greene County to...

HELEN S. STROBEL

Helen Sauls Strobel, 87, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

QUEEN E. SWINSON

May 20, 1925-Dec. 28, 2013 Queen Esther Swinson, 88 1002 E. Elm St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

DORA PLYMOUTH WHITFIELD

Oct. 23, 1950-Dec. 28, 2013 Dora Plymouth Whitfield died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. She was born Oct. 23, 1950, to...

Thursday, January 2, 2014

WILLIAM R. ALSTON

William R. Alston, 70, 607 S. Pineview Ave., died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JESSIE ALBERT BIZZELL

Sept. 23, 1949-Dec. 31, 2013 SELMA -- Jessie Albert Bizzell, 64, Old Beulah Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins in Goldsboro. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev....

VIVIAN G. BONEY

LaGrange -- Vivian G. Boney, 55, Bear Creek Estates Circle, died New Year's day at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ADA R. BOYD

May 27, 1939-Dec. 27, 2013 Ada Ruth Boyd, 74, 711 Rudolph St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First African Baptist Church. Burial will be in Willowdale Cemetery. She was born...

BOBBIE S. CROOM

Bobbie S. Croom, 72, 304 N. Alabama Ave., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

CONNIE W. EDWARDS

June 21, 1931-Dec. 31, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Cornelia Williams Edwards, 82, known to most as Connie, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 31, 2013, at her home. Services to celebrate her life will be Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at...

EVA DAWSON GRIFFIN

Died Dec. 29, 2013 CHESAPEAKE, Va. -- Eva Dawson Griffin 60, 1405 Shady Tree Way, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at The Garden of Prayer Church of God in Christ...

JAMES HALL

James "Deac" Hall, 88, 616 Greenmeade Drive, died at home Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

JEAN GOODMAN HERRING

Aug. 20, 1937-Dec. 31, 2013 MOUNT OLIVE -- Shelby Jean Goodman Herring, 76, died Tuesday at Wayne Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with burial at Wayne Memorial Park. She was the daughter...

WILLIAM TELL HOBBS

Oct. 3, 1923-Dec. 31, 2013 William Tell "Bill" Hobbs, 90, 1425 Tommy's Road, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. He...

KATRINA S. JACKSON

Died Jan. 1, 2014 FAISON -- Katrina S. Jackson, 71, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Goshen United Methodist Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Rochele Bailey officiating. Graveside service will be private at...

MAGGIE KORNEGAY

May 29, 1930-Dec. 29, 2013 Maggie Kornegay, 83, resident of Kennasville Health and Rehabilitation Center died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bethany Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Aaron Jarmon officiating. Burial will be...

LUCILLE WYNN KORNEGAY

March 4, 1926-Dec. 31, 2013 Lucille Wynn Kornegay, 87, passed away Tuesday evening at Kindred Healthcare Center surrounded by her family. Lucille was born March 4, 1926, to the late J.W. and Gertrude Carawan Wynn. She was married to...

ARLENA MILES

Died Dec. 27, 2013 LAGRANGE -- Arlena Miles, 90, 607 N. Forbes St., died Friday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in LaGrange, with bishop J.E. Reddick...

DOROTHY M. POOLE

March 1, 1936-Dec. 26, 2013 FREMONT -- Dorothy Mae Poole, 77, 931 S. Chestnutt St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ. Burial will be in Fremont...

VALERIE RENDER

Valerie Render, 54, Rosewood, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ANNIE LAURA SMITH SILLS

Died Dec. 31, 2013 Annie Laura Smith Sills, 90, passed away Tuesday evening at the Brian Center surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home,...

LONNIE DALE STANLEY

Died Dec. 29, 2013 DUDLEY -- Lonnie Dale Stanley, Dudley, was called to his heavenly home Sunday, Dec. 29, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie Dean Stanley and Jewel Verna Welty Stanley...

CHARLES GARRETT WALKER JR.

Oct. 6, 1944-Dec. 31, 2013 BOONE -- God is good all the time, and all the time, God is good! In his infinite mercy and grace, God carried his faithful servant, Charles Garrett Walker Jr., to his eternal home...

ANNABELLE EDWARDS WELLS

Aug. 19, 1916-Dec. 30, 2013 Annabelle Edwards Wells, 97, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville. Annabelle was born in Wayne County Aug. 19, 1916, to the late Luby Delma and Annie Beatrice Pearson...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

DELOIT COTTON BEST

 Oct. 2, 1985-Dec. 30, 2013 GRANTHAM — Deloit Cotton Best, 28, passed away Monday evening. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of Richard and Deane Cotton Best. Cotton was a member of Eureka Christian Church, and a...

ALLEN LEE BOYETTE

 Allen Lee Boyette, 43, of 405 N Jefferson Ave., died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ADELE I. CARR

 April 24, 1916-Dec. 30, 2013 Adele Ivey Carr, 97, of Goldsboro, passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. Adele was born April 24, 1916, in Seven Springs to the late Charles Wesley Ivey and Frankie Kivett Ivey. She attended business...

GERALDINE FREDERICK

 DUDLEY — Geraldine Frederick, 78, 290 Outlaw Road, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

AL’TARIQ KORNEGAY

 May 18, 1992-Dec. 29, 2013 NEWARK, N.J. — Al’Tariq Kornegay, 21, 145 Sunset Ave., formerly of Fremont, died Sunday. Visitation will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Haskins Funeral Home, with burial following in Fremont Cemetery. He was born...

LUCILLE KORNEGAY

 Lucille Wynn Kornegay, 82, died Tuesday at Raleigh Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Services....

INA RUTH LANGSTON

 April 1, 1920-Dec. 28, 2013 La Grange — Ina Ruth Langston, 93, of La Grange, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Ina Ruth was born April 1, 1920, in Lenoir County to the late Jasper and Amy Ruth Garris...

BIRL ‘BUSTER’ McKENZIE

 Birl “Buster” McKenzie, 89 of 1003 S. Madison Ave., passed at home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Professional, sympathetic, dignified, compassionate care and service entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

CHRISTINE J. NORRIS

 Jan. 21, 1939-Dec. 31, 2013 Christine Jones Norris, 74, passed away Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Christine was born on Jan. 21, 1939, to the late William Herman Jones and Susan Rouse Thibadeau. She...

NED D. SAULS

 June 10, 1932-Dec. 31, 2013 SNOW HILL — The Rev. Ned Douglas Sauls, 81, died Tuesday morning, Dec. 31, 2013, at Wilson Medical Center. A native of Greene County, he was born June 10, 1932, the son of Elroy...

ANNIE SILLS

 Annie Laura Smith Sills, 90, died Tuesday at The Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Services....

LONNIE DALE STANLEY

 Lonnie Dale Stanley, 79, of Dudley, N.C., passed away Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Love Memorial Baptist Church, 192 Woodland Drive, Goldsboro, N.C....

IRENE SUTTON

 Dec. 26, 1930-Dec. 28, 2013 Irene L. Sutton, 83, 600 Sheridan Forest Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Friday at noon at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Elizabeth City, with elder Timothy L. Dortch...

JERRY TAYLOR TROTT

 July 6, 1946-Dec. 31, 2013 Jerry Taylor Trott, 67, passed away Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Onslow County, he was the son of the late Alvin Hugh and Etta Mae Trott. Jerry spent his childhood...

CHRISTINE WILLIAMSON TURNAGE

 May 20, 1932-Dec. 30, 2013 FREMONT — Christine Williamson Turnage, 81, died Monday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Goldsboro. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Williamson Cemetery. She was born in Georgia May...