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Friday, February 28, 2014

LESLIE A. ANDERSON

Leslie L. Anderson, 91, Mount Olive, died today at Wayne Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

BITTIRINE BEST

Nov. 29, 1961-Feb. 21, 2014 Bittirine Best, 6390 Wayne Memorial Drive, Pikeville, died Feb. 21 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Faith United Holy Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery. She was born...

TED BUTLER

Carson Ted Butler, 64, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

PHIL DARUSH

Philippa "Phil" Best Darush, 93, died today in Jacksonville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LILLY F. DAVIS

March 10, 1930-Feb. 26, 2014 Lilly Faircloth Davis, 83, Fremont, died Wednesday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Chadwick and Bessie Irene Turner Faircloth, and the wife...

LONNIE DURHAM JR.

Lonnie "Boyzie" Durham Jr. funeral will be Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Miller's Chapel AME Zion Church, 269 Miller's Chapel Road, Goldsboro. (Pd)...

ALICE GRAY INMAN

Died Feb. 25, 2014 Alice Gray Inman, 51, 906 Woodrow St., Wilson, died Tuesday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson....

LOUVENIA LANE

Louvenia Lane, 89, Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Center, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

CHESTNUTT M. RAY

Died Feb. 22, 2014 Chestnutt Marvin Ray, 46, 522 Isham Frederick Road, Magnolia, died Saturday at Vidant Regional Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church Magnolia. Interment will be in Carlton...

Thursday, February 27, 2014

JAYLEAH F. BRIGGS

Jan. 7, 2014-Feb. 24, 2014 Jayleah Faith Briggs, one month old, 208 Day Circle, died Monday in the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel...

LAURA HINSON CASEY

July 7, 194 -Feb. 25, 2014 Laura Hinson Casey, 66, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late David Giles and Florence Justyne Barber Hinson, and the wife of...

LONNIE DURHAM

June 23, 1927-Feb. 23, 2014 Lonnie Durham, 86, 249 Millers Chapel Road, LaGrange, died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Burial will be in...

ELIJAH FAIRE JR.

Died Feb. 22, 2014 Elijah "Bonnie Goo Goo" Faire Jr., 61, died Saturday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Darden Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Carlton Barnes officiating. Interment will be at Wayne Memorial Park...

ALICE GRAY INMAN

Alice Gray Inman, 51, 906 Woodrow St., Wilson, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MALLIE V. HOBBS

Died Feb. 25, 2014 Mallie V. Hobbs, 95, 484 Hill Loop Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Diggs Cemetery in Eureka....

ALLIENE ROBBINS HOOKS

Sept. 8, 1917-Feb. 26, 2014 Alliene Robbins Hooks, 96, formerly of Goldsboro, N.C., died Feb. 26 in Lynchburg, Va. She had been a resident of Valley View Retirement Community in Lynchburg for the past 16 years and most recently...

HERACLIO MACIAS

Jan. 27, 1948-Feb. 21, 2014 Heraclio Macias, 66, 7201 Piperwood Court, Sims, died Friday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. He was born Jan. 27, 1948, in Mexico. Burial will be in Mexico. Visitation will be Saturday from 3...

GERTHIA IRENE FERRELL MCDONALD

Feb. 25, 1919-Feb. 26, 2014 Gerthia Irene Ferrell McDonald, 95, formerly of Princeton, died Wednesday morning at Smithfield Manor. She was born Feb. 25, 1919, and was the daughter of the late William Anderson Ferrell and Betty Lela Capps...

JENNI BANKS NEAL

Died Feb. 25, 2014 Jenni Banks Neal, 30, passed away Tuesday. Jenni was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Seymour Funeral Home chapel, with the...

DIXIE QUINN

Died Feb. 23, 2014 Dixie Quinn, 90, 136 Bruit St., passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. Dixie was preceded in death by children, Barbara Quinn Tart, Jack Quinn and Sadie Quinn. A celebration...

MARY RICHARDSON

Aug. 12, 1935-Feb. 21, 2014 Mary Louise Richardson, 1008 N. Seaboard St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She was...

JAMES E. STEVENS

July 24, 1943-Feb. 21, 2014 James Earl Stevens, 70, New York, formerly of Duplin County, died Friday at Bishop Henry Hucks Nursing Home in Brooklyn. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at...

TOMMY L. SWINSON

Tommy Lee Swinson, 76, 6270 Bridgersville Road, Elm City, died Wednesday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JESSICA N. ZIEGLER

March 17, 1977-Feb. 23, 2014 Jessica Ann "Jessie" Neece Ziegler, 36, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Jessie was born March 17, 1977, in Portsmouth, Va., to John A. Neece of Chesapeake, Va., and Patricia Ann Culver Hinson...

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

ARNOLD BRYANT

Nov. 10, 1952-Feb. 20, 2014 Arnold Bryant, 61, 711 Force Road, Goldsboro, departed this life Thursday in the Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. He was born Nov. 10, 1952, in Lenoir County to Samuel and Eunice Patterson Bryant....

HAZEL CARAWAN

Hazel Carawan, 89, died Tuesday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

LAURA HINSON CASEY

Laura Hinson Casey, 66, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

JOSEPH E. COX

Died Feb. 25, 2014 Joseph Eugene Cox, 58, Kenly, died at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield Tuesday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jimmy Millard officiating. Burial will be on his property....

LEMUEL R. EDWARDS

Died Feb. 24, 2014 Lemuel Roger Edwards, 60, 2969 Mewborn Church Road, Snow Hill, Jason community, died Monday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. at Snow Hill Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to...

NORMA KATHLEEN PORTER GARRIS

Dec. 4, 1940-Feb. 22, 2014 EMERALD ISLE -- Norma Kathleen Porter Garris, our sweet Kathy, went home peacefully to join her beloved savior Feb. 22, 2014. When she was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she told all of us...

MALLIE V. HOBBS

Mallie V. Hobbs, 95, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ALLIENE ROBBINS HOOKS

Alliene Robbins Hooks, 96, died today in Lynchburg, Va. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GLENWOOD PRESTON JOHNSON

April 19, 1922-Feb. 25, 2014 Glenwood Preston Johnson, 91, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh surrounded by his family. Mr. Johnson was born in Wayne County April 19, 1922, to the late Louis...

HERACLIO MACIAS

Heraclio Macias, 66, 7201 Piperwood Court, Sims, died Friday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JENNI BANKS NEAL

Jenni Banks Neal, 30, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DIXIE QUINN

Died Feb. 23, 2014 Dixie Quinn, 136 Bruit St., LaGrange, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Emmaus Baptist Church, with pastor Jim Wolloughby officiating. Burial will be private. Arrangements...

JESSICA N. ZIEGLER

Jessica Ann "Jessie" Neece Ziegler, 36, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LOU BARFIELD ZOPF

Aug. 21, 1942-Feb. 19, 2014 Lou Barfield Zopf, Dummerston, Vt., died at her home Wednesday evening, Feb. 19. Born Aug. 21, 1942, in Goldsboro, N.C., she was the daughter of the late William J. and Beatrice Garris Barfield. She...

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

PHILISTINE AMMONS

May 17, 1947-Feb. 22, 2014 JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Philistine Ammons, 67, 177-61 Meadow Road, formerly of Wayne County, died Saturday at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Best Chapel Church. Burial will be...

JAYLEAH F. BRIGGS

Jayleah Faith Briggs, 1 month old, 208 Day Circle, died Monday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ARNOLD BRYANT

Nov. 10, 1952-Feb. 20, 2014 Arnold Bryant, 61, 711 Force Rd., died Thursday in Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. Funeral will be Thursday at noon in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with the Rev....

SARAH G. DICKERSON

July 27, 1921-Feb. 16, 2014 Sarah "Sally" Emma Gouldman Dickerson, 92, of Durham died Sunday. Private burial will be at Westview Cemetery in Kinston. She was the daughter of the late Elise May Reamy and Benjamin Franklin Gouldman, and...

BUCK DRIVER

March 12, 1943-Feb. 23, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Theodore Emerson Driver, 70, known as Buck to all, passed away early Sunday morning, Feb. 23, 2014, while being in the care of Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Buck was a longtime...

THEODORE JOHNSON

Died Feb. 20, 2014 ROSE HILL -- Theodore Johnson, 86, died Thursday at Southwood Nursing Center in Clinton. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Wednesday at noon, with the Rev. Dr. James Canty...

GLENWOOD JOHNSON

Glenwood P. Johnson, 91, died today at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NORMA J. OUTLAW PARRISH

Died Feb. 23, 2014 CASTALIA -- Norma Jean Outlaw Parrish, 80, a native of Summerlin Crossroads in Duplin, died Sunday. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Red Bud Baptist Church in Castalia. Burial will be in the...

GEORGE GLENWOOD PHILLIPS

Oct. 13, 1940-Feb. 22, 2014 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- George Glenwood Phillips, 73 Cookeville, Tenn., formerly of Johnston County, died Feb. 22, 2014. He was born Oct. 13, 1940. He was the son of the late Luby William and Alice...

MARY RICHARDSON

Mary Richardson, 1008 Seaboard Court, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Hom....

GUY B. ROBERTS

April 4, 1931-Feb. 23, 2014 Our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Guy Bridgers Roberts, passed away suddenly at his home in the early morning of Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. He was in his 83rd year. In his final moments,...

ZANNIE T. SMITH

April 2, 1920-Feb. 23, 2014 Zannie Trott Smith, 93, of Kinston died Sunday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Mary Kay Best officiating. Interment will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at East Duplin...

JAMES STEVENS

NEW YORK -- James Earl Stevens, 70, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home....

VANCE UPTON TYSON SR.

Died Feb. 23, 2014 FAYETTEVILLE -- Mr. Vance Upton Tyson Sr., 95, Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was a prominent farmer in Gray's Creek community....

HANNAH HOLLOWAY WHITE

Died Feb. 21, 2014 Hannah Holloway White, 78, died Friday. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal United Holy Church, with pastor Rachel Rowe as eulogist and minister Sherina Lang officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven at...

SHIRLEY S. WOODARD

Died Feb. 22, 2014 WILSON -- Shirley S. Woodard, 68, 2417 Belair Ave., died Saturday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Wilson. Visitation and memorial service will be...

Monday, February 24, 2014

PHILISTINE AMMONS

JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Philistine Ammons, 67, 177-61 Meadow Road, formerly of Wayne County, died Saturday in Long Island Jewish Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

SHIRLEY D. ARTIS BIZZELL

Dec. 28, 1965-Feb. 18, 2014 Shirley Denise Artis Bizzell, 48, 419 Denmark St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with bishop Alton A. Smith officiating....

VINCENT BROWN

Died Feb. 12, 2014 PATERSON, N.J. -- Vincent Brown, 49, 558 E. 23rd St., died Feb. 12. Funeral was Sunday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson. Burial was private....

THEODORE DRIVER

MOUNT OLIVE -- Theodore "Buck" Driver, 70, formerly of Faison, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

LONNIE DURHAM

LAGRANGE -- Lonnie Durham, 86, 167 Fussell Road, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ANN B. HANNON

PRINCETON -- Ann Barbara Hannon, 88, died Sunday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LARRY E. MUSTIAN

May 9, 1956-Feb. 23, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Larry Eugene Mustian, 57, Grantham community, passed away early Sunday morning, Feb. 23, 2014, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Hertford County, he was the son of the...

GUY B. ROBERTS

Died Feb. 23, 2014 Guy Bridgers Roberts, 82, passed away Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his home. A service celebrating Guy's life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at The Church of Jesus Christ of...

ZANNIE T. SMITH

KINSTON -- Zannie Trott Smith, 93, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

SHIRLEY WOODARD

WILSON -- Shirley Woodard, 68, 2417 Belair Ave. N.E., died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Sunday, February 23, 2014

VINCENT BROWN

PATERSON, N.J. -- Vincent Brown, 49, 558 E. 23rd St., died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JOHN EARL "BOOGER" BUCKRHAM

Nov. 27, 1940-Feb. 21, 2014 John Earl "Booger" Buckrham, 73, 1504 Tommy's Road, Goldsboro, departed this life Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 27, 1940, to James Mewborn and Emma Buckrham in Wayne County. His...

STEPHEN D. CHESTNUTT

Jan. 29, 1964-Feb. 20, 2014 WARSAW -- Stephen Dale Chestnutt, 50, died Thursday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Baptist Church. Burial will be in Chestnutt Cemetery in Warsaw. He was born Jan....

ELIJAH FAIRE

Elijah Faire, 61, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

REGINALD S. GRADY

May 29, 1957-Feb. 20, 2014 Reginald Sherwood Grady, 56, 504 Scott St., died Thursday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with minister Gloria Roberson officiating. Burial will...

GREG REEVES

April 24, 1950-Feb. 21, 2014 Gregory "Greg" McGee Reeves, 63, passed away suddenly Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Greg was born in Lenoir County April 24, 1950, to Marie Smith Wells of Goldsboro and the late...

HANNAH HOLLOWAY WHITE

Hannah Holloway White, 79, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

Friday, February 21, 2014

MARY HAYES MEDLIN BARNES

Dec. 23, 1933-Feb. 19, 2014 KENLY -- Mary Hayes Medlin Barnes, 80, 184 Crumpler Road, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Richie Cuddington and the...

BETTIRINE BEST

PIKEVILLE -- Bettirine Best, 6390 Wayne Memorial Drive, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Community Funeral Home of Goldsboro....

ARNOLD BRYANT

Arnold Bryant, 61, 711 Force Road, died Thursday at Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHN E. BUCKRHAM

John Earl "Booger" Buckrham, 73, 1504 Tommy's Road, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CHRISTOPHER GLASPIE

Died Feb. 18, 2014 WARSAW -- Christopher Glaspie, 48, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel Saturday at 11 a.m., with apostle Preston Grimes officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home...

REGINALD GRADY

Reginald Grady, 56, 504 Scott St., died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CLINTON B. HAITHCOCK JR.

April 21, 1952-Feb. 18, 2014 Clinton Bernard Haithcock Jr., 61, 203 Country Acre Road, died Tuesday at home. Memorial service will Monday at 7 p.m. at Goldsboro Worship Center. He was born April 21, 1952, to Clinton Bernard Haitcock...

VARAH L. KELLY

Aug. 31, 1914-Feb. 14, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Varah L. Kelly, 95, formerly of Mount Olive, died Feb. 14 at VNA Hospice. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church, with elder Merwyn...

FRANCES HODGES SMITH

Aug. 6, 1933-Feb. 19, 2014 "Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed -- in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet...

CHARLES O. SYKES

Nov. 19, 1929-Feb. 20, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles O. Sykes, 84, passed away unexpectedly in the early morning hours of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Services to celebrate his life will be Saturday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. at...

Thursday, February 20, 2014

ILMER ORTIZ-ROBLERO

Feb. 1, 1981-Feb. 15, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Ilmer Ortiz-Roblero, 33, 3190 Emaus Church Road, died Saturday from an automobile accident. Funeral will be Friday at 6 p.m. at Iglesia Evangelica Church in Seven Springs. Burial will be in...

BARBARA A. BAUER

Barbara Ann Bauer, 73, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROGER EUGENE BEST

July 2, 1946-Feb. 18, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Roger Eugene Best, 67, 478 Artis Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born July 2, 1946, to Henry Lee Best and Gertie Mae Artis Best in Wayne County. Funeral...

LUDIA PEARL PEELE BURDEN

Aug. 5, 1944-Feb. 15, 2014 Ludia Pearl Peele was born Aug. 5, 1944, in Williamston, N.C., to Mrs. Isolene Peele and the late Joe Lester Peele. She passed away Feb. 15, 2014. She will be laid to rest Saturday,...

CAROL LYNN EDWARDS

Nov. 1,1966-Feb. 17, 2014 Carol Lynn Edwards, 47, passed away Monday, Feb.17, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Carol was born in Wayne County Nov. 1, 1966, to the late Rayford Cleveland Edwards and Peggy Therrell Edwards. She was also...

FAYE BENTON HUDSON

Feb. 22, 1931-Feb. 19, 2014 Faye Benton Hudson, 82, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Faye was born in Wayne County Feb. 22, 1931, to the late James Luby Benton and Gladys Hinnant Benton....

EDNA F. HUTCHINS

Died Feb. 18, 2014 Edna Faye Hutchins, 69, 2532 Forest Hill Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater St. Paul United Holy Church, with eldress Sallie G. Hutchins officiating. Interment...

ROSE MORGAN

Died Feb. 14, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Rose "Nunk" Morgan, 65, 110 Palmer St., died Friday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, with Dr. Michael...

WAYNE BRYANT ROBERTS

May 26, 1930-Feb. 16, 2014 Wayne Bryant Roberts, 83, a native of Duplin County, and son of the late Jesse Bryant and Lila Swinson Roberts, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at WakeMed. He and his twin, Wyatt Elwood Roberts,...

AMMIE SCOTT

July 6, 1931-Feb. 17, 2014 RALEIGH -- Ammie Scott, 82, 320 Gilman Lane, died Monday at Sunnybrook Nursing Home. Funeral will be Saturday at 7 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with the...

FRANCES HODGES SMITH

Frances Hodges Smith, 80, South Audubon Avenue, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

CHARLES ANTHONY SUTTON

Died Feb. 16, 2014 DUDLEY -- Charles Anthony Sutton, 56, Dudley, N.C., son of the late Jarvis and Rena Mae Brewington Sutton, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston, N.C. Funeral services...

CHARLES SYKES

MOUNT OLIVE -- Charles Sykes, 84, died today. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JORDAN CECIL WILLIAMS

Nov. 20, 1929-Feb. 18, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Jordan Cecil "J.C." Williams, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Elm City, he was the son of the...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

ROGER E. BEST

Roger Eugene Best, 67, 478 Artis Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

SHIRLEY ARTIS BIZZELL

Shirley Artis Bizzell, 48, 419 Denmark St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DARRYL C. DIXON

NEW BERN -- Darryl C. Dixon, 51, 728 Cedar St., died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremations of Kinston....

CAROL L. EDWARDS

Carol Lynn Edwards, 47, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FAYE B. HUDSON

Faye Benton Hudson, 82, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VARAH L. KELLY

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Varah L. Kelly, 95, 220 E. Upsal St., formerly of Mount Olive, died Friday at VNA Hospice. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ILMER R. ORTIZ

DUDLEY -- Ilmer Roblero Ortiz, 29, 104 Will Anderson Road, died Saturday as a result of an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES D. WALLACE

Aug. 28, 1944-Feb. 17, 2014 SMITHFIELD -- James D. Wallace, 69, 1199 Eli Olive Road, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock...

BEULAH WASHINGTON

Died Feb. 12, 2014 JACKSONVILLE -- Beulah Washington, 83, died Feb. 12, at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater St. Mary's Church of Christ, with the Rev. Johnnie Givens officiating. She is survived by two...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

EDWARD E. PURDIE SR.

July 12, 1934-Feb. 13, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Earl Purdie Sr., 228 Smith Chapel Road, died Thursday at Genesis Health Care Nursing Home. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Congregational Church, with the Rev. Nebraska...

AMMIE SCOTT

RALEIGH -- Ammie Scott, 82, 320 Gilman Lane, died Monday at Sunnybrook Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES D. WALLACE

PRINCETON -- James D. Wallace died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

Monday, February 17, 2014

BOBBY R. BAILEY

Sept. 24, 1936-Feb. 15, 2014 KENLY -- Bobby Rex Bailey, 77, passed away at Wilson Medical Center Saturday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Buckhorn United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Amon officiating. Graveside service will be...

CECIL CAPPS

Sept. 14, 1934-Feb. 16, 2014 PRINCETON -- Cecil Capps, 79, 6603 Princeton Kenly Road, died Sunday at Liberty Commons Rehabilitation Facility in Benson. Funeral will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home in Princeton,...

JAMES EDWARD HOWELL

Nov. 22, 1933-Feb. 15, 2014 James Edward Howell, 80, went to be with his Lord Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center surrounded by his family. James was born in Wayne County Nov. 22, 1933, to the late...

PAULINE TOLER LIPSCOMB

Nov. 19, 1925-Feb. 14, 2014 Pauline Toler Lipscomb, 88, went to be with her Lord Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at the Brian Center. Pauline was born in Wayne County Nov. 19, 1925, to the late James Ander Toler and...

WILLIE V. MCNAIR

Jan. 13, 1959-Feb. 12, 2014 Willie Vander McNair, 55, 404 Magnolia St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Goldsboro Raleigh Assembly, with the Rev. Patrick McCoy officiating. Burial will be in...

JEROME D. OLIVER

SELMA -- Jerome Duncan Oliver, 67, 921 Lincoln St., died Sunday at Johnston Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

HORTENSE LILES ROUSE

Feb. 1, 1924-Feb. 16, 2014 Hortense "Horty" Liles Rouse, 90, resident of the Sterling House, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Horty was born in Wayne County Feb. 1, 1924, to the late O.C. and...

CHARLES SUTTON

Charles Sutton, 56, resident of Kinston Health Care and Rehabilitation, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Sunday, February 16, 2014

DAN C. BOWDEN

Died Feb. 13, 2014 CLINTON -- Dan Clark Bowden, 65, died Thursday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Newton Grove. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements are by West...

LUDIA P. BURDEN

Ludia P. Burden, 69, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DONNA HOLLEY CARTER

Jan. 14, 1946-Feb. 13, 2014 PRINCETON -- Donna Holley Carter, 68, Ormond Road, died Thursday at Duke Medical Center in Durham. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon in Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Private...

CONNIE NEWSOME DANIELS

April 4, 1954-Feb. 15, 2014 Connie Jean Newsome Daniels passed away Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of...

GLENN DAVIS

Nov. 14, 1954-Feb. 11, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Glenwood Lee Davis, 59, better known as Glenn, Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday night, Feb. 11, 2014, at North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Services...

WILLIAM M. DIXON

Sept. 28, 1938-Feb. 13, 20414 FAYETTEVILLE -- William "Bill" Matthew Dixon, 75, died Thursday at SECU Hospice House in Johnston County. Private graveside service will be Sunday in Kenly. He was born Sept. 28, 1938, to Zeno and Mary...

WILBERT JUNIOR DUDLEY

Oct. 27, 1939-Feb. 13, 2014 PRINCETON -- Wilbert Junior Dudley, 74, Princeton, died Thursday morning at his home. He was born Oct. 27, 1939, in Durham County to the late Wilbert Hubert and Geneva Allen Dudley. The funeral service...

JAMES E. HOWELL

James Edward Howell, 80, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GERALD CLIFTON HUGHES

May 18, 1939-Feb. 14, 2014 DUDLEY -- Gerald Clifton Hughes, 74, died Friday at the VA Medical Center in Durham, following a lengthy illness. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Henry Russell and Beatrice...

MARGERY EVELYN HYDE

March 20, 1926-Feb. 13, 2014 FAYETTEVILLE -- Mrs. Margery Evelyn Hyde, 87, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Margery was born in Richland Center, Wis., March 20, 1926, to the late Joseph and...

JAMES ALLEN LACK

Jan. 11, 1953-Feb. 14, 2014 James Allen Lack, 61, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. James was born in Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 11, 1953, to the late James Lafayette Lack...

NELLIE R. LANIER

Died Feb. 14, 2014 SNOW HILL -- Nellie R. Lanier, 65, 803 Peter Grant Road, died at home Friday. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday at Christian Fellowship Church in Browntown, with pastor Charles White officiating. Burial will be...

PAULINE TOLER LIPSCOMB

Pauline Toler Lipscomb, 88, died Friday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROSE MORGAN

LAGRANGE -- Rose Morgan, 110 Palmer St., died Friday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Service....

CHARLES L. SAMPSON

Died Feb. 12, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- The Rev. Charles Levon Sampson, 63, 418 Franklin St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Larry B....

LOUISE WOODARD SHEPARD

Dec. 19, 1920-Feb. 14, 2014 TOPSAIL BEACH -- Louise Woodard Shepard, 93, Topsail Beach, N.C., wife of the late William H. Shepard Jr., died Feb. 14, 2014. Louise was born Dec. 19, 1920, in Kenly, N.C. Louise was also...

THOMAS EDWIN SHUMATE

March 21, 1922-Feb. 11, 2014 Thomas Edwin "Ed" Shumate, 91, passed away Tuesday morning at home. Born in Martinsville, Va., he was the son of the late Harry J. Shumate and Pattie Snow Merrimen Shumate. He was preceded in...

ELLEN TADLOCK WALDRON

July 26, 1938-Feb. 12, 2014 CALYPSO -- Ellen Marie Tadlock Waldron, 75, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, at her home in Moyock, N.C., surrounded by her family. Born July 26, 1938, to the late Luby Tadlock Sr. and Rachel Faircloth...

Friday, February 14, 2014

CURTIS E. ARTIS SR.

April 11, 1941-Feb. 10, 2014 Curtis Eugene Artis Sr., 72, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. He was...

GWENDOLYN L. BASS

Died Feb. 7, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Gwendolyn Laverne Bass, 58, 1105 N. Center St., died Feb. 7 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church, with elder Jesse Warren officiating. Burial...

JOHN DURWOOD BRITT JR.

Sept. 9, 1949-Feb. 11, 2014 John Durwood Britt Jr. passed away Tuesday after an extended stay at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Snow Hill. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the chapel...

WILBERT J. DUDLEY

PRINCETON -- Wilbert Junior Dudley, 74, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

PRESTON E. DUDLEY JR.

Died Feb. 10, 2014 KINSTON -- Preston Earl "Little Pete" Dudley Jr., 51, 4015 Ferrell Road, died Monday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. at St. John Free Will Baptist Church, with elder Antionio...

JAMES A. LACK

James Allen Lack, 61, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE V. MCNAIR

Willie Vander McNair, 55, 404 Magnolia St., died Wednesdayat Wayne MemorialHospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LILLIE PARKER PHILLIPS

WILSON -- Due to inclement weather, the funeral for Lillie Parker Phillips, 77, 1218 Scythia St., has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

EDWARD E. PURDIE SR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Edward Earl Purdie Sr., 79, 228 Smith Chapel Road, died Thursday in Genesis Health Care Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

KAYNE WARTERS

July 6, 2008-Feb. 11, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Aaron Kayne Warters, 5, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. He was the son of Kristi Eubanks...

JAMES ARTHUR WELLS

Died Feb. 12, 2014 James Arthur Wells, 74, Lockhaven Drive, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at home. He is survived by his wife, Loraine Wells; six children, Linda Wells, Patricia Ruffin, James I. Wells, Shirley Snellings, Erica Williams and...

JOSEPH WILTON "DICKIE" WIGGINS

Feb. 24, 1947-Feb. 12, 2014 HOBUCKEN -- Joseph Wilton "Dickie" Wiggins, 66, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. He was born in Wayne County Feb. 24, 1947,...

Thursday, February 13, 2014

DONNIE C. ARTIS

Died Feb. 10, 2014 MECHANICSBURG, Pa. -- Donnie Carl Artis, 58, 22 Big Horn Ave., formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES BUNN

Due to inclement weather, funeral for James Bunn has been rescheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m....

GLENN DAVIS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Glenn Davis, 59, died Tuesday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

HAYWOOD EDMUNDSON

Due to inclement weather, funeral for Haywood Edmundson has been rescheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremations. Interment will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday from 6...

VERNELL HERRING MOORE

Died Feb. 7, 2014 WALLACE -- Vernell Herring Moore, 84, formerly of Warsaw, died Friday at Warsaw Health and Rehab. Funeral will be noon Friday at Hawes Funeral Home chapel of Warsaw. Burial will be Tuesday in Devotional Gardens...

ELLA R. HINNANT PEACOCK

Died Feb. 10, 2014 KENLY -- Ella Rachel Hinnant Peacock, 92, died at S.E.C.U. Hospice House in Smithfield Monday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Curtis Jones officiating and the Rev....

SARA J. ROBERTS

Oct. 26, 1943-Feb. 11, 2014 FAISON -- Sara Jane Roberts, 70, died Tuesday at Sampson Regional Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Community Funeral Home chapel of Warsaw. Burial will be in Calypso Cemetery. She was born...

CHARLES SAMPSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- The Rev. Charles Sampson, 63, 418 Franklin St., died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LUTHER DALTON SMITH

May 9, 1944-Feb. 11, 2014 Luther Dalton Smith, 69, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Luther was born in Johnston County May 9, 1944, to the late Elmond and Sallie...

DWIGHT R. THOMAS

Died Feb. 9, 2014 SHARPSBURG -- Dwight Ray "BooBoo" Thomas, 53, 124 Vick St., died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville,. Funeral will be Saturday at Greater Monas Chapel Church in Wilson. Interment will be in Hamilton Burial...

ELLEN PADLOCK WALDEN

MOYOCK -- Ellen Padlock Walden, formerly of Calypso, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JAMES WELLS

James Wells, 74, 600 Lockhaven Court, Apt 219, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOSEPH W. WIGGINS

Joseph Wilton "Dickie" Wiggins, 66, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

BRENDA FAYE WILLIAMSON

Feb. 22, 1944-Feb. 9, 2014 Brenda Faye Williamson, 69, passed away Sunday evening at home after several years battling multiple myeloma (cancer of plasma cells). She was the daughter of the late Willard C. and Faye Anderson Brakeall. She...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

JOHN D. BRITT JR.

John D. Britt Jr. died Tuesday at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation in Snow Hill. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JAMES BUNN

Died Feb. 7, 2014 James Bunn, 1007 12th St., died Friday at the VA Medical Center in Durham. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at White Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church, with elder Dorian Suggs officiating. Burial...

MARIE A. CREECH

Oct. 13, 1928-Feb. 10, 2014 SNOW HILL -- Marie Aldridge Creech, 85, died Monday. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Hank Jarman officiating. Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park. She was...

JAMES W. CROCKER

Died Feb. 11, 2014 KENLY -- James Wilbert Crocker, 75, died at Wilson Medical Center Tuesday. Funeral will be 4 p.m. Friday at Mount Zion Original Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Richard Glosson officiating and the Rev....

PRESTON E. DUDLEY

KINSTON -- Preston Earl Dudley, 51, 4015 Ferrell Road, died Monday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremations of Kinston....

HAYWOOD EARL EDMUNDSON

Aug. 4, 1943-Feb. 8, 2014 Haywood Earl "Bud" Edmundson, 70, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Bud was born in Wayne County Aug. 4, 1943,to the lateSeth Raymond Edmundson and Mozelle Wiley Edmundson. He was...

HOYT LEE HOLMES

March 23, 1947-Feb. 11, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Hoyt Lee Holmes, 66, Seven Springs, N.C., passed away early Tuesday morning, Feb. 11, at his home. A native of the Summerlin's Crossroads community of Duplin, he was the son of...

OATMON KING

Died Feb. 8, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Oatmon King, 62, 357 Harrrells Hill Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Oak View Cemetery....

LILLIE PARKER PHILLIPS

WILSON -- Due to inclement weather, the funeral for Lillie Parker Phillips, 77, has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

THOMAS E. SHUMATE

Thomas Edwin Shumate, 91, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

LUTHER SMITH

Luther Smith, 69, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

BRENDA FAYE WILLIAMSON

Feb. 22, 1944-Feb. 9, 2014 Brenda Faye Williamson, 69, passed away Sunday evening at home after several years battling multiple myeloma (cancer of plasma cells). She was the daughter of the late Willard C. and Faye Anderson Brakeall. She...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

CURTIS E. ARTIS

Curtis Eugene Artis, 72, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LUBY H. BYRD JR.

Aug. 4, 1937-Feb. 9, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Luby H. Byrd Jr., 76, known to some as "L.H.," Beautancus community near Mount Olive, passed away early Sunday morning, Feb. 9, 2014, at his home. His life will be celebrated...

HOMER CAMP

Homer Camp, 83, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

THOMAS L. CRAFT JR.

Died Feb. 9, 2014 AYDEN -- Thomas Leroy Craft Jr., 88, died Sunday. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Ayden. Burial will be in Ayden Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:30 to...

HAYWOOD EDMUNDSON

Haywood Edmundson, 70, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SWANETTA NORVILLE

Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

DWIGHT THOMAS

SHARPSBURG -- Dwight "BooBoo" Thomas, 53, 124 Vick St., died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

BRENDA FAYE WILLIAMSON

Feb. 22, 1944-Feb. 9, 2014 Brenda Faye Williamson, 69, passed away Sunday evening at home after several years battling multiple myeloma (cancer of plasma cells). She was the daughter of the late Willard C. and Faye Anderson Brakeall. She...

Monday, February 10, 2014

TONY LYNN BIZZELL

Aug. 4, 1960-Feb. 3, 2014 PRINCETON -- Tony Lynn Bizzell, 53, died at his home Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Born in Wayne County Aug. 4, 1960, he was the son of the late Rev. Tom Ed and Rachel Rogers...

LUBY H. BYRD JR.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Luby H. Byrd Jr., Beautancus community, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home Inc....

OATMON KING

MOUNT OLIVE -- Oatmon King, 62, 357 Harrells Hill Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

SWANETTA NORVILLE

May 12, 1953-Feb. 7, 2014 Swanetta Norville, 60, 1513 Rose St., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. She...

LILLIE PARKER PHILLPS

Died Feb. 5, 2014 WILSON -- Lillie Parker Phillips, 77, 1218 Scythia St., died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson. Burial will be in Hamilton Burial Garden in Wilson....

LOIS W. PITTS

Died Feb. 8, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Lois Ardetha Whitfield Pitts, Rones Chapel community, passed away Saturday night, Feb. 8, 2014, at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Her life will be remembered in a service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11,...

FLORA ANN WATSON

Oct. 5, 1935-Feb. 8, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Flora Ann Roberts Watson, 78, Beautancus community, passed away Saturday afternoon, Feb. 8, 2014, at Carolina East/Quinn Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at...

BRENDA F. WILLIAMSON

Brenda Faye Williamson, 69, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, February 9, 2014

FRANCES B. ARMSTRONG

Aug. 15, 1926-Feb. 7, 2014 Frances Marion Bedford Armstrong, 87, passed away Friday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late Jack Anthony and Martha Taylor Bedford, and was the widow of the late...

GWENDOLYN BASS

MOUNT OLIVE -- Gwendolyn Bass, 58, 1105 N. E. Center St., died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ALMA C. BOWEN

Feb. 21, 1928-Feb. 7, 2014 Alma Campbell Bowen, 85, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Alma was born in Johnston County Feb. 21, 1928, to the late Charlie Campbell and Polly Mitchell Campbell. She...

JAMES BUNN

James Bunn, 76, 1007 12th St., died Friday at the VA Medical Center in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ERNEST FAISON

May 31, 1959-Feb. 5, 2015 LAGRANGE -- Ernest Faison, 54, 307 S. Wooten St., died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes...

BEATRICE LEWIS BONE JOHNSON

Sept. 7, 1923-Feb. 7, 2014 Lillie Beatrice Lewis Bone Johnson died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Bea was the daughter of the late Chester Layman and Lillie Annie Dickens Lewis. She grew up in Hobgood, N.C.,...

KIRK D. JOMP

Died Feb. 7, 2014 FREMONT -- Kirk Douglas Jomp, 45, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev Tony Kopanski...

TYLER DANIEL LANCASTER

Died Feb. 6, 2014 Tyler Daniel Lancaster, 21, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Wake Medical Center in Cary. A true angel, having innocence and purity of heart, Tyler was a miracle and a blessing from the moment...

LOIS PARKER

Died Feb. 6, 2014 FAISON -- Lois Parker, 78, 404 Marsh Kornegay Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Goshen Disciple Church of Christ, with the Rev. Donald Dewitt officiating....

JOSEPH W. PARKER

Feb. 4, 1954-Feb. 7, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Joseph Wright Parker, 60, Outlaw's Bridge community, Seven Springs, passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 7, 2014, at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville after an eight-year battle with lung cancer. His...

HUGH ELLIS ROBERTS

Oct. 19, 1934-Feb. 7, 2014 Hugh Ellis Roberts passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro after a courageous and valiant battle with cancer. He was 79 years old. Hugh was born in Goldsboro...

MARY CARTER TUCKER

Died Feb. 5, 2014 EDEN -- Mary Carter Tucker, 103, 1225 Eliby Court, formerly of Wilson, died Wednesday. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Barnes Chapel Church in Wilson. She is survived by a son. Arrangements are...

ANN R. WATSON

MOUNT OLIVE -- Flora Ann Roberts Watson, Beautancus community, died Saturday at Quinn Hospice in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

EMMA JEAN WHITEHURST

Died Feb. 7, 2014 GRIFTON -- Emma Jean Whitehurst, 76, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center. Mrs. Whitehurst was a member of First Christian Church of Grifton, and was active in CWF. She was also a...

Friday, February 7, 2014

WILLIAM BINGHAM JR.

April 25, 1938-Feb. 2, 2014 William Bingham Jr., 75, 903 Franklin St., died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. He was born April 25,...

ALMA C. BOWEN

Alma Campbell Bowen, 85, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VICKIE K. BOYKINS

Died Jan. 27, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Vickie Kay Boykins, 51, died Jan. 27 at Vidant Home and Health and Hospice in Greenville. Memorial service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home chapel. Born in Wayne...

JIMMIE C. CASSADY

Jan. 25, 1961-Jan. 30, 2014 Jimmie Charles Cassady, 53, died Thursday, Jan. 30, at his home in Pikeville. Born in Goldsboro, he was the son of the late Sammy Charles Cassady and Edna Cassady Howell, and was the husband...

LEWIS L. GAVIN

Oct. 11, 1936-Feb. 5, 2014 ROSE HILL -- Lewis Lee Gavin, 77, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be 6 p.m. Friday at Community Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill. He was born Oct. 11, 1936, in Duplin County...

JARVIS LEE GWALTNEY

April 24, 1934-Feb. 4, 2014 Jarvis Lee Gwaltney, 79, died Tuesday evening at Countryside Village. Jarvis was born in Wayne County, N.C., April 24, 1934, and was the son of the late Melvin Lee Gwaltney and Isabelle Chesnutt Gwaltney....

BARBARA H. KINGSBURY

Jan. 26, 1925-Jan. 27, 2014 Barbara Hoffman Kingsbury, 89, died Monday, Jan. 27, at The Pines of Goldsboro. Born in New Britain, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Katherine Corr Hoffman, and was the wife...

BENNIE NEWTON SR.

Died Feb. 1, 2014 WILSON -- Bennie Newton Sr., 89, 4178 U.S. 264 Alternate, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of...

SWANETTA NORVILLE

Swanetta Norville, 60, 1513 Rose St., died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LOIS PARKER

FAISON -- Lois Parker, 78, 404 Marsh Kornegay Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JOSEPH W. PARKER

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Joseph Wright Parker, Drummersville Road, died today at Quinn Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

EULA BOYKIN RENFROW

Died Jan. 31, 2014 Eula Boykin Renfrow, 98, 1103 Porter St., died Jan. 31. Funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Rocky Branch United Church of Christ in Kenly. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

BOBBY SEABERRY

Died Feb. 4, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Bobby Seaberry, 54, 206 S. Jefferson St., died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Northeast Free Will Baptist Church, with apostle Frank Bowden officiating....

MARY CARTER TUCKER

Died Feb. 5, 2014 EDEN -- Mary Carter Tucker, 103, 1225 Eliby Court, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Barnes Chapel Church in Wilson. She is survived by a son. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral...

LARRY JOE WHITLEY

May 21, 1946-Feb. 5, 2014 Larry Joe Whitley, 67, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home. Larry was born in Wayne County May 21, 1946, to the late Herman and Helen Sugg Whitley. Larry proudly served his...

KATHERINE KENNON WILSON

Died Jan. 29, 2014 SMYRNA, Ga. -- Katherine Kennon Wilson, 72, formerly of Pink Hill, died Jan. 29 in Emory Adventist. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Salem Free Will Baptist Church in Pink Hill, with...

Thursday, February 6, 2014

STEPHANIE H. ALPHIN

March 14, 1968-Feb. 4, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Stephanie Hardy Alphin, 45, Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, lost her life early Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, 2014, in a single-vehicle accident occurring one mile from her residence. Services to...

SHIRLEY J. SMITH ARNOLD

Died Jan. 31, 2014 ELM CITY -- Evangelist Shirley Jean Smith Arnold, 69, 5217 Lake Wilson Road, died Friday. Funeral will be Friday at noon at White Oak Pentecostal Holiness Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Carrons Funeral Home...

WILLIAM BINGHAM JR.

April 25, 1938-Feb. 2, 2014 William Bingham Jr., 75, 903 Franklin St., died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. He was born...

CLIFTON E. CANNON

Nov. 22, 1954-Jan. 31, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Clifton Edward Cannon, 59, 5916 Kennedy Home Road, died Friday. Funeral will be Friday at 6 p.m. in the Nannie D. Loftin Memorial Chapel at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

ALLIE GRAY DARDEN

Aug. 22, 1939-Feb. 2, 2014 Evangelist Allie Gray Darden, 74, 1501 Maple St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Original Tabernacle of Prayer For All People. Burial will be in Wayne...

RUSSELL PATRICK DAVIS

Sept. 8, 1964-Feb. 4, 2014 Russell Patrick Davis, 49, died of cancer Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his daughter, Erin Taylor Davis; his mother, Mary Lou (Davis) Pugh of Kinston; his...

ERNEST FAISON

LAGRANGE -- Ernest Faison, 54, 307 S. Wooten St., died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JARVIS LEE GWALTNEY

April 24, 1934-Feb. 4, 2014 Jarvis Lee Gwaltney, 79, died Tuesday evening at Countryside Village. Jarvis was born in Wayne County, N.C., April 24, 1934, and was the son of the late Melvin Lee Gwaltney and Isabelle Chesnutt Gwaltney....

ELIZABETH C. HOOD

Dec. 25, 1923-Feb. 4, 2014 GRANTHAM -- Carol Elizabeth Cox Hood, 90, Grantham, passed away Tuesday evening, Feb. 4, 2014, at Greendale Forest Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Elizabeth was born Dec. 25, 1923, to the late Elam and...

MAHOGANY F.D. KORNEGAY

Sept. 2, 2008-Feb. 4, 2014 SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mahogany Faith De'Lin Kornegay, 5, Price Road, died Tuesday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church, with...

WILLIAM HARDING LANCASTER

March 3, 1922-Feb. 4, 2014 GREENSBORO -- William HardingLancaster, 91, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Greensboro Manor. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at New Garden Friends Meeting, 801 New Garden...

LILLIE P. PHILLIPS

WILSON -- Lillie P. Phillips, 77, 1218 Scythia St., died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JACKIE GINN SMITH

June 18, 1946-Feb. 4, 2014 Jackie Carol Ginn Smith, 67, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Jackie was born in Wayne County June 18, 1946, to the late Jasper and Aileen Sullivan Ginn. She worked...

ELMA EDWARDS WEST

Jan. 12, 1915-Feb. 5, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Elma Edwards West, 99, formerly of Greensboro, went to be with her Lord and savior Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service to celebrate her life...

LOIS W. WILLIAMS

Sept. 27, 1924-Feb. 4, 2014 Mary Lois Westbrook Williams, 89, died Tuesday night at Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Ransom H. and Clara Westbrook, and wife of...

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

STEPHANIE H. ALPHIN

MOUNT OLIVE -- Stephanie Hardy Alphin, 45, died Tuesday in a single-vehicle accident. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

HARVEY AYERS SR.

Aug. 13, 1922-Jan. 30, 2014 Harvey Ayers, 91, Rosewood Road, Goldsboro, N.C., embarked on his journey of eternal life Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in the comfort of his home. His life and service to God and mankind will be...

VERA B. BAKER

Feb. 10, 1913-Feb. 4, 2014 KINSTON -- Vera Byrd Baker, 100, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ray Teague officiating. Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park....

HELEN GRANDY CHERRY

Aug. 18, 1934-Jan. 29, 2014 ROCKAWAY, N.Y. -- Helen Grandy Cherry, 79, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at her home in Rockaway Park, N.Y. Helen was born in Wayne County Aug. 18, 1934, to the late James A....

RUSSELL P. DAVIS

Russell Patrick Davis, 49, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JARVIS L. GWALTNEY

Jarvis Lee Gwaltney, 79, died Tuesday at Countryside Village. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELIZABETH COX HOOD

Elizabeth Cox Hood, 90, died Tuesday at Glendale Forest. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JIM G. JONES SR.

Died Feb. 3, 2014 PRINCETON -- Jim Gaston Jones Sr., 66, died at S.E.C.U. Hospice House in Smithfield Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home. Interment will be at Selma Memorial Gardens....

MAHOGANY F.D. KORNEGAY

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Mahogany Faith De'Lin Kornegay, 5, Price Road, died Tuesday at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JAMES TATUM ODOM

Died Feb. 3, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- James Tatum Odom, 95, died Feb. 3, 2014. Funeral service will be Thursday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. at Brownings United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Leland Heath officiating. The family will...

JACKIE GINN SMITH

Jackie Carol Ginn Smith, 67, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ELMA EDWARDS WEST

Elma Edwards West, 99, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

LOIS W. WILLIAMS

Lois W. Williams, 89, died Tuesday at Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

SHIRLEY J. SMITH ARNOLD

ELM CITY -- Minister Shirley Jean Smith Arnold, 69, 5217 Lake Wilson Road, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Carrons Funeral Home of Wilson....

CHESTER W. CRAIG

Sept. 8, 1922-Feb. 1, 2014 Chester William Craig, 91, 504 Vann St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

RAYMOND C. GRAY SR.

Nov. 10, 1928-Feb. 2, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Clifford Gray Sr., 85, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at his home. Raymond was born in Lenoir County Nov. 10, 1928, to the late Stephen Willie Gray and Gaynell Vause...

LOARRAINE F. HODGES

June 25, 1929-Jan. 30, 2014 Loarraine F. Hodges departed this life Jan. 30, 2014, at her home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park North,...

JOYCE PRICE JOHNSON

Died Feb. 3, 2014 Joyce Price Johnson, 69, Goldsboro, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. For many years, Joyce served as administrative assistant to Weil Enterprises, managing affordable housing properties in Goldsboro, Raleigh and Wilmington and...

THOMAS M. JONES

Feb. 14, 1928-Feb. 1, 2014 Thomas Marion Jones died Feb. 1, 2014, 13 days short of his 86th birthday, a day he was so looking forward to. He was born in Hazelton, Pa., Feb. 14, 1928, to William L....

ROBERT LAMM

April 4, 1954-Feb. 2, 2014 Robert Lamm, 59, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Bobby was born in Wayne County April 4, 1954, to Wilbert Lamm of Warsaw and the late Jean Turner...

RETIRED LT. COL. GEORGE "JEFF" F. MACQUEEN

Sept. 11, 1933-Jan. 31, 2014 DUDLEY -- Retired Lt. Col. George "Jeff" Foster MacQueen, 80, Dudley, passed away Friday at his residence. He was the son of the late Donald and Mable MacQueen, and was the husband of Beverly...

JAMES T. ODOM

MOUNT OLIVE -- James Tatum Odom died Monday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

BOBBY SEABERRY

MOUNT OLIVE -- Bobby Seaberry, 54, 206 S. Jefferson St., died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

WILLIE G. WHEELER

May 3, 1927-Jan. 27, 2014 DUDLEY -- Willie George Wheeler, 86, 100 Nandina Place, died Jan. 27 at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Spirit Church Ministries. Burial will be...

MARVIN R. WILLIAMS

July 1, 1958-Feb. 2, 2014 Marvin Ray Williams, 55, 701 S. Taylor St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at St. Luke Church of Christ, with the Rev. David Williams officiating....

KATHERINE KENNON WILSON

GEORGIA -- Katherine Kennon Wilson, formerly of Duplin County, died Wednesday at Emory Adventist in Smyrna. Arrangementsare pending at Garris Funeral Home....

L. CARROLL WOOD

May 1, 1937-Feb. 3, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Leslie Carroll Wood, 76, LaGrange, peacefully passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at his home with his family by his side. Carroll was born May 1, 1937, in Craven County to the...

Monday, February 3, 2014

WILLIAM BINGHAM JR.

William Bingham Jr., 75, 903 Franklin St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ALLIE GRAY DARDEN

Allie Gray Darden, 74, 1501 Maple St., died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

RAYMOND C. GRAY SR.

PIKEVILLE -- Raymond Clifford Gray Sr., 86, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ARTHUR E. HYMAN

Died Jan. 31, 2014 FOUNTAIN -- Arthur Earl Hyman, 69, 5876 Smith St., died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson. Burial will be in Rest...

BILLY D. JAMES

Died Jan. 29, 2014 WILSON -- Billy Darnell James, 60, 910 Jordan St., died Wednesday at home. Memorial service will be today at 1 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Wilson. The family will assemble at the...

THOMAS M. JONES

Thomas Marion Jones, 85, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DANIEL FRANKLIN "FRANK" KORNEGAY SR.

July 12, 1923-Feb. 1, 2014 PRINCETON -- Daniel Franklin "Frank" Kornegay Sr. 90, 574 Worley Road, Princeton, died Saturday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Johnston County July 12, 1923, and was the son of the...

ROBERT LAMM

Robert Lamm, 59, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KAREN L. WILLIAMS LEE

Sept. 22, 1944-Feb. 2, 2014 Karen Lori Williams Lee, 69, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. She was born in Jacksonville, Fla., Sept....

BENNIE NEWTON SR.

WILSON -- Bennie Newton Sr., 89, 4178 U.S. 264 Alternate, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MARVIN R. WILLIAMS

Marvin Ray Williams, 55, 701 S. Taylor St., died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Sunday, February 2, 2014

JOHNNY WILBERT "J.W." BELL JR.

Died Jan. 31, 2014 MOUNT OLIVE -- Johnny Wilbert "J.W." Bell Jr., 66, passed away Thursday morning, Jan. 31. Services to remember his life will be held Sunday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by...

CLIFTON E. CANNON

LAGRANGE -- Clifton Edward Cannon, 59, 5916 Kennedy Home Road, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Loftin Memorial-J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home in Kinston....

JIMMIE C. CASSADY

Jimmie Charles Cassady, 53, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

HELEN LEE CHERRY

ROCKAWAY PARK, N.Y. -- Helen Lee Cherry, 79,10500 Shore Front Parkway, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

PRENTICE COLEMAN

May 8, 1962-Jan. 28, 2014 Prentice Coleman, 51, 407 N. Slocumb St., died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral was Saturday at 1 p.m. in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with the...

SHIRLEY PEELE COLLEY

Oct. 1, 1935-Jan. 31, 2014 Shirley Peele Colley, 78, passed away suddenly Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Shirley was born in Wayne County Oct. 1, 1935, to the late George F. Peele, Sr. and Clyde Smith Peele. She was married...

CHESTER W. CRAIG

Chester William Craig, 91, 504 Vann St., did Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JARED STEVEN FULLERTON

July 3, 1972-Jan. 30, 2014 CLAYTON -- With great sadness, the family of Jared Steven Fullerton, 41, of Clayton, N.C., announces his death Jan. 30, 2014. He was a loving son to Jack and Phyllis, father to Brandon and...

ARTHUR E. HYMAN

FOUNTAIN -- Arthur Earl Hyman, 69, 5876 Smith St., died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

BILLY D. JAMES

Died Jan. 29, 2014 WILSON -- Billy Darnell James, 60, 910 S. Jordan St., died Wednesday at home. Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel...

GAIL KENNEDY

Sept. 13, 1948-Jan. 31, 2014 Jane Gail Kennedy, 65, passed away Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Gail was born in Wayne County, N.C., Sept. 13, 1948, to the late Iredell Kennedy and Dessie Howell Kennedy....

FRANK KORNEGAY

PRINCETON -- Frank Kornegay, Worley Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

RETIRED LT. COL. GEORGE "JEFF" F. MACQUEEN

Sept. 11, 1933-Jan. 31, 2014 DUDLEY -- Retired Lt. Col. George "Jeff" Foster MacQueen, 80, Dudley, passed away Friday at his residence. He was the son of the late Donald and Mable MacQueen, and was the husband of Beverly...

RICHARD EARL PENNY

March 10, 1953-Jan. 31, 2014 PIKEVILLE -- Richard Earl Penny, 60, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Richard was born in Pitt County March 10, 1953, to Syble Gray Penny and the...

JIM PITTMAN

July 31, 1927-Jan. 30, 2014 RALEIGH -- James Ray Pittman, 86, a native of Goldsboro, passed away Thursday. Mr. Pittman was a retired air cargo supervisor with Eastern Airlines, and a longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church. Funeral...

EULA RENFROW

Eula Renfrow, 98, 1103 Porter St., died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ANTHONY ROWE

Nov. 13, 1953-Jan. 27, 2014 RIVERDALE, Ga. -- Anthony Rowe, 60, 202 Roxbury Drive, formerly of Parkstown, died Monday. Funeral was Saturday at 2 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was in Old Mill Cemetery. He was...

DONNA W. SHORT

July 14, 1949-Jan. 30, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Donna Williams Short, 64, died Thursday. Funeral will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Tanglewood Church, with pastor Alan Stocks officiating. A private interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. She was born...

KATHLEEN S. WHITLEY

Dec. 16, 1926-Jan. 30, 2014 LAGRANGE -- Kathleen Sutton Pelletier Whitley, 87, LaGrange, peacefully passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Magnolia Cottage Care. One of 13 children, Kathleen was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Lenoir County to the...

JOHN T. WILLIAMS SR.

April 4, 1950-Jan. 25, 2014 John Thomas Williams Sr., 63, 809B E. Elm St., died Jan. 25. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon in the J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Burial will...