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Friday, May 30, 2014

ANNIE WILLIAMSON BROWN

July 24, 1918-,May 29 2014 Mrs. Annie Barwick Williamson Brown, longtime Faison resident, after having lived 95 years and enjoying a godly life, went to be with her heavenly father early Thursday morning, May 29, while being cared for...

TEMPIE BEST DAVIS

Dec. 18, 1931-May 28, 2014 Tempie Barwick Best Davis, 82, longtime resident of Brock's Chapel section near Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday evening, May 28, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She kept herself busy as being a loving wife,...

AGNES PENDER HART

May 11, 1925-May 29, 2014 Agnes Pender Hart, 89, Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Agnes was born in Wayne County May 11, 1925, to the late Frank and Mattie...

ROY A. HOBBS

Nov. 9, 1945-May 25, 2014 Roy Allen "Butch" Hobbs, 68, 184 David Bright Road, Faison, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Moses Chapel Church in Faison. Burial will be in...

CHRISTINE H. HOLLOMAN

Christine H. Holloman, 89, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOHN JERNIGAN

July 12, 1939-May 29, 2014 Hugh John "Tommy" Jernigan, 74, Goldsboro, was called home Thursday, May 29, 2014, to the loving arms of Jesus Christ his lord while surrounded by his family. John was born in Wayne County July...

LEROY M. JOHNSON

Leroy Melvin Johnson, 78, 5109 Artis Road, Lucama, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

LATASHA D. JONES

LaTasha Denise Jones, 40, 20 E. Carver Court, Kinston, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

ROBERT L. LEARY

June 8, 1951-May 25, 2014 Robert L. "Ray" Leary, 62, 144 S. Marion Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and...

KENNETH R. OATES SR.

Died May 24, 2014 Kenneth Ray Oates Sr., 46, 1425 Dover Fort Barnwell Road, Dover, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. John Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, with elder Derrick M. Chapman...

Thursday, May 29, 2014

JAMES A. ALLEN JR.

Dec. 1, 1926-May 27, 2014 James Addison Allen Jr., 87, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. James was born in Wayne County Dec. 1, 1926, to the late James Addison Allen...

RUBY HILDRETH AVERY

Dec. 12, 1920-May 26, 2014 Mrs. Ruby Hildreth Avery, 93, Hamlet, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Universal Healthcare in Fuquay-Varina. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Forestville United Methodist Church, 5238 Vintage Road...

IRVIN E. BELTON

Died May 26, 2014 Irvin Edward Belton, 80, Rose Hill, died Monday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill. Interment will be in Middleton Cemetery in...

TEMPIE BEST

Tempie Best, 83, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ANNIE W. BROWN

Annie Williamson Brown, 95, Faison, died today at Genesis Health Care of Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JALEN S. BRYANT

Jalen Shamir Bryant, 15, 755 Up Creek Road, Cove City, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

AUDREY L. STARLING GREEN

July 16, 1928-May 27, 2014 Audrey Lee Starling Green, 85, Smithfield, died Tuesday at SECU Hospice House. Funeral will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Casey Funeral Home chapel. Born July 16, 1928, she was the daughter...

KAREN E. MALCOLM

Died May 21, 2014 Remembrance service for Karen E. Malcolm of Faison will be held Friday, May 30, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with visitation immediately afterward. Mrs. Malcolm died at her home last Wednesday, May 21....

FLOYD E. SMITH

Dec. 28, 1940-May 27, 2014 Floyd Edward Smith, 73, Turkey, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Community Funeral Home chapel of Warsaw. Burial will be in Pinecrest Cemetery. He was born Dec. 28, 1940,...

HAZEL JOYNER WATERS

Died May 27, 2014 Hazel Joyner Waters, 82, 5628 Mum Creek Lane, Fayetteville, formerly of Faison, died Tuesday at Mary Gran Nursing Center. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Greater Six Run Baptist Church in Turkey, with the...

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

JAMES A. ALLEN JR.

James Addison Allen Jr., 87, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT "BOB" WAYNE BRAGG

May 29, 1963-May 6, 2014 Robert "Bob" Wayne Bragg, 50, Goldsboro, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, near his home. Born May 29, 1963, in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Geneva Carr Bragg and the late Wandel Gene...

DR. KENNON E. BROADHURST

Died May 23, 2014 Dr. Kennon E. Broadhurst, Aberdeen, S.D., formerly of Wayne County, passed Friday, May 23, 2014, in Aberdeen, S.D. Among Dr. Broadhurst's survivors is his sister, Dorethea M. Branch of LaGrange, N.C. A memorial service for...

WANDA D. BROWN

Feb. 6, 1960-May 24, 2014 Wanda Denise Brown, 54, 17631 NW 10th St., Miami, Fla., formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday. Funeral will be private. She was born Feb. 6, 1960, in Wayne County. She was married by Neil Brown....

HAROLD J. FLANDERS

Harold J. Flanders, 68, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ROY A. HOBBS

Roy Allen "Butch" Hobbs, 68, 184 David Bright Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARVIN REED "DOOGIE" JOHNSON

Aug. 30, 1961-May 23, 2014 Marvin Reed "Doogie" Johnson, 52, passed away suddenly Friday, May 23, 2014, at his home. Doogie was born in Wayne County Aug. 30, 1961, to the late Glenwood Preston Johnson and Elizabeth Reed Johnson....

MARION M. SAMPSON

Marion Michelle Sampson, 50, 228 Smith Chapel Road, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

CANARIE SPRUILL

Canarie Spruill, 3302 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

VIVINE ANN THOMAS

Funeral services for Vivine Ann Thomas, 1309 N. James St., Goldsboro, N.C., will be held Thursday, May 29, at 1:30 p.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters Association. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. She is...

HAZEL WATERS

Evangelist Hazel Waters, 5628 Mum Creek Lane, Fayetteville, formerly of Faison, died Tuesday at Mary Gran Nursing Center in Clinton. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HUBERT L. WHALEY

March 2, 1947-May 26, 2014 Hubert Lee Whaley, 67, 200 Hatten St., Williamston, died Monday at Martin General Hospital. Memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at his home. He was born in Onslow County March 2, 1947,...

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

CANDY IBRAHIM AHMED

Dec. 11, 1969-May 25, 2014 Candy Elizabeth Muncy Ibrahim Ahmed, 44, Mar Mac area of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday night, May 25, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday, May 27, at 6...

GREGORY T. FREY

Gregory Thomas Frey, 53, died Saturday in New Iberia, La. Arrangements are pending....

JOHN WILLIAM "JACK" IVEY III

May 18, 1939-May 25, 2014 John William "Jack" Ivey III, 75, Faison, passed away suddenly Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his home. Mr. Ivey was born May 18, 1939, in Wayne County to John William Ivey Jr. and Mary...

GARY THOMAS KNOTTS

May 13, 1955-May 23, 2014 Gary Thomas Knotts, 59, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Friday, May 23, 2014. Gary was born in Wayne County May 13, 1955, to Peggy Strickland Ivey and the late R.H. Knotts. Gary was a painter....

MARY H. LANIER

Sept. 25, 1929-May 26, 2014 Mrs. Mary Howard Lanier, 84, resident of White Flash community near Mount Olive, passed from sickness and suffering into life eternal in the early morning of Monday, May 26, 2014, while at Kitty Askins...

ROBERT L. LEARY

Robert L. Leary, 62, 144 S. Marion Drive, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

RICHARD L. LEWIS JR.

Nov. 30, 1946-May 22, 2014 Richard Lee Lewis Jr., 67, 1802 Beech St., died at home Thursday. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery with military honors. He was...

CHARLES LOFTON

Died May 21, 2014 Mr. Charles Lofton, 73, 1605 E. Holly St., died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, with pastor Scottie Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem Church Cemetery...

PATRICK MICHAEL O'BRIEN

Dec. 6, 1944-May 25, 2014 Patrick Michael O'Brien, 69, died Sunday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Grand Rapids, Minn., he was the son of the late Russell Jeremiah and Florence Klennert O'Brien. He was a veteran...

HILDA B. SANDERS

March 5, 1926-May 26, 2014 Hilda Person Barwick Sanders, 88, High Point, passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at Hospice Home at High Point. Hilda was born in Wayne County March 5, 1926, to the late Walter Gray Person...

JOHN L. WARREN

Died May 25, 2014 John Lewis Warren Jr., 71, 1869 Water Chestnut Drive, Kinston, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Burning Bush Church Ministries, with apostle Kenneth Lewis officiating. Burial...

Monday, May 26, 2014

HENRY ARMSTRONG JR.

Henry Armstrong Jr., 78, 7338 Harts Acres Court, Elm City, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

CHICK DANIEL

Chick Daniel, East Wayne Street, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

PATRICK O'BRIEN

Patrick O'Brien, 69, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

KENNETH R. OATES SR.

Kenneth Ray Oates Sr., 46, 1425 Dover Fort Barnwell Road, Dover, died Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremations of Kinston....

JOHN L. WARREN JR.

John Lewis Warren Jr., 71, 1869 Water Chestnut Drive, Kinston, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

Sunday, May 25, 2014

MARGARET B. MATTHEWS-KNIGHT

Nov. 23, 1938-May 20, 2014 Margaret Bernice Matthews-Knight, 75, 5109 Marathon Lane, Raleigh, formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday in Kindred Nursing Home. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home....

BEATRICE B. AMON

July 24, 1929-May 22, 2014 Beatrice Batts Amon, 84, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Beatrice was born at home in Duplin County July 24, 1929, to the late...

CLEO TAYLOR CARTER

April 3, 1927-May 22, 2014 Mrs. Cleo Taylor Carter, 87, Goldsboro, died Thursday afternoon, May 22, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with her family at her side. Born April 3, 1927, in Greene County, Cleo was the daughter...

JUANITA B. HOOKER

May 1, 1932-May 22, 2014 Juanita Bowman Hooker, 82, died Thursday night at Willow Creek. Born in Covington, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jeanette Freidman Bowman, and was the wife of the late Bobby...

MARVIN R. JOHNSON

Marvin Reed Johnson, 52, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GARY T. KNOTTS

Gary Thomas Knotts, 59, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DONALD CHARLES LOUCKS

Sept. 11, 1942-May 21, 2014 Donald Charles Loucks, 71, Turkey, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Mr. Loucks was born Sept. 11, 1942, in Northville, N.Y., to Grace Darling Loucks and the...

KAREN E. MALCOLM

May 20, 1954-May 21, 2014 Karen Elizabeth Engh Malcolm, 60, Faison, passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday evening surrounded by her family. A service of remembrance will be held Friday, May 30, 2014, at 6 p.m., at Tyndall...

KENNETH R. PETERSON

Died May 22, 2014 Kenneth Ray Peterson, 58, Newport, died Thursday at home. Funeral was Saturday at 3 p.m. at Cape Carteret Baptist Church, with the Rev. Brad Smith officiating. A service will also be Sunday at 2 p.m....

DORIS PHIPPS

April 1, 1962-May 23, 2014 Amanda Doris Phipps, 52, Rose Hill, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. She was born April 1, 1962, in...

AUDREY LEWIS SMITH

Oct. 16, 1922-May 23, 2014 Audrey Lewis Smith, 91, Dunn, died Friday at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehab. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stoney Run Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Rick Kelly officiating. Burial...

VIVINE A. THOMAS

Vivine Ann Thomas, 63, 1309 N. James St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAMES ALBERT THOMPSON III

Died May 22, 2014 I was born in the first half of the last century in 1949 in East Tennessee. I was raised in Southwest Virginia, where the bluegrass grows four feet tall and the whippoorwills sing. I have...

MARIE ANNETTE CHASE WINDERS

Died May 22, 2014 Marie Annette Chase Winders, 75, Farmville, died Thursday, May 22, 2014. Graveside service will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Walstonburg Cemetery, by the Rev. Kevin Jackson. The family will receive friends prior to...

BERTHA WOOTEN

Bertha Wooten, 101, died Saturday at Forest at Duke. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Friday, May 23, 2014

BEATRICE BATTS AMON

Died May 22, 2014 Beatrice Batts Amon, 84, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. A service celebrating the life of Beatrice will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 27,...

CLEO TAYLOR CARTER

Cleo Taylor Carter, 87, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service of Snow Hill....

JUANITA BOWMAN HOOKER

Juanita Bowman Hooker, 82, died Thursday at Willow Creek. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT L. HORTON II

Died May 14, 2014 Robert Lee Horton II, 52, 1007 Aycock St., Wilson, died May 14 at Vidant Medical Center in Wilson. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

RICHARD L. LEWIS JR.

Richard Lee Lewis Jr. died at home Thursday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

DONALD C. LOUCKS

Sept. 11, 1942-May 21, 2014 Donald Charles Loucks, 71, Turkey, died Wednesday at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in Community Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery....

KAREN E. MALCOLM

Karen E. Malcolm, 60, Faison, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall....

RUBY REID MEEKS

Died May 16, 2014 Ruby Reid Meeks, 53, 2506 Ricks Court, Wilson, died May 16 at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson. Funeral will be Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JAMES E. "BUDDY" TALTON

Jan. 3, 1957-May 22, 2014 James Everette "Buddy" Talton, 57, 704 Lynch Drive, died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of late James Bryant and Elma Rae Jackson Talton. He...

BRENDA FAYE WORLEY

Sept. 23, 1951-May 21, 2014 Brenda Faye Wiggins Worley, 62, died Wednesday evening at home. Born in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Allen and Maddie Raines Wiggins. She was a member of Second Baptist...

Thursday, May 22, 2014

MAVIS I. MASON FERRELL

Dec. 9, 1926-May 20, 2014 Mavis Irene Mason Ferrell, 87, formerly of Lucama, died Tuesday at Countryside Village. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel in Kenly. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at...

SAMMIE JOYNER

Died May 16, 2014 Sammie Joyner, 76, Wilson, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11a.m. at St. Rose Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

CHARLES LOFTON

Charles Lofton, 73, 1605 E. Holly St., died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

RUPERT GEORGE PATE

Died May 20, 2014 Rupert George Pate, 96, Burlington, N.C., passed away peacefully at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro Tuesday, May 20, 2014. He was born in Goldsboro, N.C., and spent most of his adult life in Burlington. He is...

ALIJAH A. SPEIGHT

Born and died May 14, 2014 Alijah Antonio Speight was born and died May 14 at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be private. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JOSEPH WATKEVICH

Died May 21, 2014 Joseph Watkevich, 56, Mount Olive, died Wednesday. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Resthaven at Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are by Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

BRENDA F. WORLEY

Brenda Faye Worley, 62, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

MARGARET MATTHEWS-KNIGHT

Margaret Matthews-Knight, 75, 5109 Marathon Lane, Raleigh, formerly of Mount Olive, died Tuesday in Kindred Nursing Home in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

AVAN JONES

Died May 18, 2014 Avan Jones, 90, 102 South St., LaGrange, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Rest Holiness Church in LaGrange, with the Rev. Franklin Flowers officiating. Burial will...

BEVERLY AARON MOORE

Jan. 4, 1932-May 19, 2014 Beverly Aaron Moore, 82, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, May 19, 2014, at Wake Medical Center surrounded by her family. Beverly was born in Beckley, W. Va., Jan. 4, 1932, to the late James H....

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

DR. THOMASv M. BENTON

Died May 15, 2014 May 15, 2014, Thomas M. Benton, 88, lost his long battle with Parkinson's disease at his farm in Spotsylvania, Va. He was born in Wayne County, N.C., to the late James Luby and Gladys Louise...

GAIL CORNELIUS BRAY

Jan. 30, 1937-May 18, 2014 Gail Cornelius Bray, 77, Rural Hall, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, William Bray; daughters, Martha Wilson and husband, Bill, of Spring Branch, Texas, Robin...

CATHERINE D. GAMBELLA

Nov. 12, 1923-May 19, 2014 Catherine D'Anna Gambella, 90, passed away at the Brian Center Monday, May 19, 2014. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 20, 2014, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from...

BERNICE A. JONES

Jan. 15, 1932-May 18, 2014 Bernice Anderson Jones, 82, her body being tired and her heart broken at the loss of her husband of 63 years, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was...

DELMA MIKE MCCULLEN

Died May 12, 2014 Delma Mike McCullen, 64, 10 Hillcrest Court, Lebanon, Tenn., formerly of Mount Olive and Goldsboro, went to be with his Lord and savior Monday, May 12, 2014, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn....

BEVERLY A. MOORE

Beverly Aaron Moore, 82, died Monday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIAM R. PEAL

June 21, 1935-May 15, 2014 Retired Technical Sgt. William Ray Peal, 78, Princeton, died Thursday at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Princeton Baptist Church. Interment will be private. He was born...

ALIJAH A. SPEIGHT

Alijah Antonio Speight, infant son of Amelia Rivera Speight and Antonio Ray Speight, died Wednesday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Monday, May 19, 2014

WADE BARROW

Jan. 30, 1939-May 18, 2014 Mr. Judson Wade Barrow, 75, Snow Hill, went to be with his Lord and savior Sunday, May 18, 2014, surrounded by his family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born in Wayne County...

RITA M. BRITT

Died May 12, 2014 Rita Mae Britt, 87, Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Goldsboro, died May 12. Graveside service was today at 11 a.m. at Resthaven at Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday. Arrangements are by Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral...

CATHERINE D. GAMBELLA

Catherine D'Anna Gambella, 90, died today at the Brian Center. Arrangement are pending at Evergreen Funeral Service and Cemetery....

AVAN JONES

Avan Jones, 90, 102 South St., LaGrange, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Service....

BERNICE A. JONES

Bernice A. Jones, 82, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

REGINA M.M.L. LEONARD

Died May 11, 2014 Regina Mickens Mary Louise Leonard, 66, 2064 Nostrand Ave., N.Y., formerly of Mount Olive, died May 11. Funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church, with apostle Preston Grimes officiating....

ELLEN HOWELL SMITH

Feb. 22, 1938-May 18, 2014 Ellen Howell Smith, 76, 5627 Wayne Memorial Drive, Pikeville, passed away Sunday morning, May 18, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 7...

Sunday, May 18, 2014

RUBY REID-MEEKS

Ruby Reid-Meeks, 53, 2506 Ricks Court, Wilson, died Friday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DONNIE K. AYCOCK

Dec. 8, 1945-May 15, 2014 Donnie Keith Aycock, 68, Lucama, died Friday. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. today at Aycock Family Cemetery, with the Rev. Dewayne Eakes officiating. Born Dec. 8, 1945, in Wilson County, he was the...

ROBIN NOEL BRITT

July 14, 1951-April 25, 2014 Robin Noel Britt, Chapel Hill, died peacefully at home April 25, 2014. She was born in Richmond, Va., July 14, 1951. She lived in the Tidewater, Va., area before moving to North Carolina with...

NEAL M. BRYAN

Died May 17, 2014 Neal Morgan Bryan, 62, Sampson County, died Saturday. Funeral will be Monday at 6 p.m. at Pleasant Union Christian Church in Newton Grove, with the Rev. Richard Weikel and the Rev. Jill Gonzalez officiating. Graveside...

JACK H. EDMONDS

Died May 3, 2014 Jack H. Edmonds 82, Goldsboro, peacefully left this earth to be with his Lord May 3 knowing he had lived a great and fulfilling life, loved by many whose lives he touch with his kindness...

JERRY L. JACKSON

June 30, 1948-May 16, 2014 Jerry Linwood Jackson, 65, Woodard Road, Princeton, died Friday. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Baker's Chapel Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Jason Hurt officiating. He was born June 30, 1948, the...

SAMMIE JOYNER

Sammie Joyner, 76, 1922 Gee Lane SE., Wilson, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DALLAS ANDERSON "ANDY" LEWIS

Jan. 26, 1948-May 16, 2014 Dallas Anderson "Andy" Lewis, 66, Goldsboro, passed away May 16, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Andy was born in Wilson County, N.C., Jan. 26, 1948, to the late Clarence...

MARY H. MOZINGO

Oct. 5, 1934-May 16, 2014 Mary Alice Harrell Mozingo, 79, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Wayne County Oct. 5, 1934, to the late Aaron Harrell and...

LARRY EDWARD NORRIS

Died May 17, 2014 Mr. Larry Edward Norris, 71, 127 Doris Ave., Clinton, died at his home Saturday, May 17, 2014. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 6 p.m. at Royal Home Funeral Home chapel, with the...

DONALD PITTMAN

Oct. 10, 1928-May 17, 2014 Eddie Donald Pittman, 85, Goldsboro, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Donald was born in Wilson County Oct. 10, 1928, to the late Herbert Pittman and Sue Pittman. He...

EDNA THORNTON WESTBROOK

July 10, 1920-May 15, 2014 Edna Thornton Westbrook passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, at The Pines of Goldsboro. She was born July 10, 1920, in Wayne County to the late Grover Bayard Sr. and Lizzie Thornton Westbrook. Edna...

RUBY BURCH WOODARD

Died May 14, 2014 Ruby Burch Woodard, 88, 801 Manchester St., Wilson, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown Chapel Baptist Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Friday, May 16, 2014

DORAL D'ANGELO BEST

Nov. 14, 1971-May 13, 2014 "... weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning." (Psalm 30:5) Mr. Doral D'Angelo Best, 42, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Rell," 1908 N. John Court, Goldsboro,...

WILLIAM E. HARPER SR.

Jan. 24, 1944-May 14, 2014 William Earl Harper Sr., 70, Four Oaks, passed away Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. William was born in Wayne County, N.C., Jan. 24,...

ROBERT L. HORTON II

Robert Lee Horton II, 52, Baltimore, Md., died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

BETTY LOUISE JOHNSON

April 28, 1938-May 14, 2014 Betty Louise Radford Johnson, 76, died Wednesday afternoon while under the loving care of the doctors and nurses on the sixth floor at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was the daughter of the late William...

MARGARET LEWIS

April 15, 1927-May 14, 2014 Margaret Lewis, 87, 411 N. Kornegay St., died Wednesday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Old Mill Cemetery....

ORA LEE MELVIN

Died May 13, 2014 Ora Lee Melvin, 65, 313 W. Kornegay St., died Tuesday in Philadelphia, Pa. Funeral will be Saturday at 4 p.m. at Evangelical Fellowship Center, with Dr. Curtis Lee officiating. Born in Wayne County, she was...

GERDA SUE MONEYPENNY

Died March 25, 2014 Gerda "Sue" Moneypenny died March 25, 2014, in Hillsborough, N.C., where services were held in April. To accommodate out-of-state family, a celebration of Gerda's life is scheduled for Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at...

EDNA WESTBROOK

Edna Westbrook, 93, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove....

Thursday, May 15, 2014

DORAL D. BEST

Doral D. Best, 42, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

PAUL SMITH BROWN

July 1, 1930-May 14, 2014 Paul Smith Brown, 83, Fremont, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shackleford-Howell Funeral...

CHRISTINE DESMOND BROWN

July 9, 1938-May 12, 2014 Christine Desmond Brown, 75, Kinston died Monday at home. Graveside service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Baker Cemetery in Kinston. She was born in Lenoir Country July 9, 1938, to the late...

SUSAN S. CROWE

Susan S. Crowe, 52, 5121 Sand Ridge Road, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOYCE GRICE CUTSHAW

Died May 13, 2014 Joyce Grice Cutshaw, 79, Jackson King Road, Raleigh, died at home Tuesday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Buddy Sasser officiating. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery....

OTTO GRIFFIN SR.

Nov. 12, 1921-May 14, 2014 Ernest Otto Griffin Sr., 92, Seven Springs, peacefully passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at his home. Otto was born Nov. 12, 1921, in Duplin County to the late Joseph Thomas Griffin and Bertie...

BETTY L. JOHNSON

Betty Louise Johnson, 76, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ERIC L. KEITH

Died May 8, 2014 Eric L. Keith, 42, 207 S. Carolina St., died May 8 at home. Memorial service will be Saturday, with the family present from noon to 12:30 p.m., at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, with the service at...

GLEN KING

May 27, 1966-May 12, 2014 Kenneth Glendall "Glen" King Jr., 47, Mount Olive, died Monday. Memorial service will be Friday at 7 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church, with pastor Jason Watford officiating. He was born May 27, 1966,...

MARGARET LEWIS

Margaret Lewis, 87, 411 N. Kornegay St., died Wednesday at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

NATHANIEL MATTHEWS

Died May 11, 2014 Nathaniel "Boogie" Matthews, 73, 216 Alum Springs Roaad, Mount Olive, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville, with the Rev. Stanley Swinson officiating....

ORA L. MELVIN

Ora Lee Melvin, 65, 313 W. Kornegay St., died Tuesday in Philadelphia, Pa. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JAMES MITCHELL

June 19, 1934-May 13, 2014 James "John" Lee Mitchell, 79, 104 Fox Court, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wayne County June 19, 1934, to the late Jessie and Nellie Langston Mitchell. He is...

JIMMIE L. MOORE

Died May 12, 2014 Jimmie Lee Moore, 73, 788 W. College St., Warsaw, died Monday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Warsaw, with the Rev. Theodore Thomas officiating....

JAMES T. PRIDGEN

Nov. 11, 1945-May 13, 2014 James Thomas Pridgen, 68, 811 Crawford St., died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Greater Guiding Star United Holy Church. He was born Nov. 11, 1945, in Greene County...

HONEST R. SAMPLE

Died April 30, 2014 Honest RaHzere Sample died April 30 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be Friday at 4 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. He...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

CYNTHIA D. BOWDEN

Nov. 29, 1955-May 10, 2014 Cynthia Denise Bowden, 58, 514 S. Chestnut St., Mount Olive, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Mount Gilead Baptist Church. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park. She...

CHRISTINE DESMOND BROWN

Christine Desmond Brown, 75, Kinston, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

WILLIAM C. MILLARD

Nov. 22, 1936-May 13, 2014 William Calvin "Bill" Millard, 77, passed away suddenly Tuesday at his home. Bill was born in Wayne County Nov. 22, 1936, to the late Carl Milton Millard Sr. and Mary Hinson Millard. He retired...

JAMES L. MITCHELL

James Lee Mitchell, 79, Fox Court, Dudley, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JERRY E. MITCHELL

June 22, 1952-May 12, 2014 The Rev. Jerry Elmore Mitchell, 61, Goldsboro, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, passed peacefully into that far better life with his Lord and savior and with those beloved family who went...

JAMES T. PRIDGEN

James Thomas Pridgen, 68, 811 Crawford St., died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ANDREW EARL SMITH

July 17, 1930-May 12, 2014 Andrew Earl Smith, 83, Pikeville, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Andrew was born in Wayne County July 17, 1930, the fourth child of 13 children,...

JOSHUA TYLER

Died May 11, 2014 Joshua Tyler, 90, Rose Hill, died Sunday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be at St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church in Chinquapin Saturday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Hewett officiating. Burial...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

ELEANOR MUNROE BEST

June 21, 1942-May 11, 2014 Eleanor Munroe Best passed away May 11, 2014. She was born June 21, 1942, in Goldsboro, the daughter of the late Clement Munroe and Mary Meares Beery Best. Eleanor attended Goldsboro High School, where...

ROBERT W. BRAGG

May 29, 1963-May 6, 2014 Robert "Bob" Wayne Bragg, 50, died May 6. Private service was Friday. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late Wandele Gene and Geneva Justine Carr. He is survived by three sons. Arrangements...

RITA M. BRITT

Rita Mae Britt 87, Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

WILLIAM H. COOKE

Aug. 15, 1952-May 11, 2014 William Henry Cooke, 59, 100 Jenny Lane, Dudley, died Sunday at home. No formal service will be held. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Walter and Ruby Wiggs Cooke....

JERRY E. MITCHELL

The Rev. Jerry E. Mitchell, 61, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

WILLIAM F. REGISTER

Sept. 25, 1925-May 11, 2014 William Franklin Register, 88, Warsaw, died Sunday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Community Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. He was born Sept. 25, 1925,...

ANDREW E. SMITH

Andrew Earl Smith, 83, Pikeville, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HYE KONG TYLER

Jan. 18, 1961-May 9, 2014 Hye Kong "Sophia" Tyler, 53, died Friday at home. A private service will be held at a later date. She was born in Daejeon, Korea, to Pong Rae Kim and Sok Su Song Kim....

Monday, May 12, 2014

ELEANOR MUNROE BEST

Eleanor Munroe Best, 71, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NATHANIEL BIZZELL

Nathaniel Bizzell, 73, 216 Alum Springs Road, Mount Olive, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

JIMMY MOORE

Jimmy Moore, Warsaw, died today at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LOIS PEARCE ROBBINS

Nov. 18, 1929-May 12, 2014 Lois Pearce Robbins, 84, a lifelong resident of Wayne County and a member of Providence United Methodist Church, died early this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was preceded in death by her...

MYRTLE STANCILL STRICKLAND

March 19, 1929-May 10, 2014 Myrtle Stancill Strickland, 85, Fremont, passed peacefully into that far and better life with her Lord and savior Saturday, May 10, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at...

Sunday, May 11, 2014

EDWARD ALLEN

Sept. 30, 1930-May 9, 2014 James Edward Allen, 83, Goldsboro, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Edward was born in Wayne County Sept. 30, 1930, to the late Charles Garfield Allen and Mary Elizabeth...

CECIL GRAHAM BEST JR.

Aug. 8, 1930-May 6, 2014 Graham Best passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Born to Cecil G. and Nellie Steele Edwards Best, he was a lifelong resident of Goldsboro. Graham, Class of 1949 Goldsboro High School, attended Wake Forest...

CYNTHIA D. BOWDEN

Cynthia Denise Bowden, 58, 514 S. Chestnut St., Mount Olive, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

NATHAN T. BOYKIN SR.

Sept. 12, 1938-May 8, 2014 Nathan Thomas Boykin Sr., 75, Lucama, died at home Thursday. Funeral was 7 p.m. Saturday at Farmington Heights Church of God in Wilson, with the Rev. Lavon Phillips officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m....

JOHN ARTHUR CROCKETT

Nov. 27, 1946-May 7, 2014 John Arthur Crockett, 67, 165 Perry Farm Lane, Goldsboro, died Wednes-day in Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Nov. 27, 1946, in Danville, Ind. He is survived by eight children. Funeral services will be...

EDWARD J. DIXON

Died May 7, 2014 Edward Junior Dixon, 62, 9223 County Home Road, Ayden, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be 4 p.m. Monday at New Saint John Baptist Church in Vanceboro, with pastor Joshua Brickhouse officiating. Burial will be...

MAE BELL MOTEN EXUM

Sept. 16, 1928-May 6, 2014 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mother Mae Belle Moten Exum, 85, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Granny,"...

ROBERT "BOB" MILLER HEYWARD SR.

Jan. 3, 1924-May 6, 2014 Robert "Bob" Miller Heyward Sr., 90, passed away peacefully into the kingdom of heaven Tuesday, May 6, 2014. He was born in Goldsboro, N.C., Jan. 3, 1924, son of the late George Salley Heyward...

ERIC L. KEITH

Eric L. Keith, 42, 207 S. Carolina St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

EVELYN L. MANUEL

June 6, 1930-May 9, 2014 Evelyn Luthera Manuel, 83, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Dudley. Burial will be at First Congregational Church Cemetery. She was born...

IRENE ANDREWS MONTGOMERY

Died May 6, 2014 Irene Andrews Montgomery, 92, Magnolia, died Tuesday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral was at Island Creek AME Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ruth Pugh officiating....

GEORGIANNA PEELE

Died May 7, 2014 Georgianna Peele, 89, Fremont Rest Center, 300 S. Vance St., Fremont, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Tuesday at Stevens Funeral Home in Wilson at 1 p.m....

ARCHIE BOYD SATTERFIELD

Nov. 18, 1938-May 7, 2014 Archie B. Satterfield, 75, died Wednesday evening at his home on Emmett Jackson Road in Faison. He was born in Alamance County to Bratcher and Virginia Lois Satterfield, who preceded him in death. Archie...

MOLLIE ELMORE TART

Nov. 27, 1925-May 10, 2014 Mollie E. Tart, 88, died early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late James Franklin and Julia Kennedy Elmore, and was the wife...

ETHEL D. VICK

Dec. 4, 1959-May 6, 2014 Ethel Deborah Vick, 54, 811 S. Center Street, Mount Olive, died Tuesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Payne Temple AMEZ Church. Burial will be in Carver Memorial Park....

MARY L. WILLIAMSON

Oct. 14, 1926-May 7, 2014 Mary Luberta Williamson was born Oct. 14, 1926, and departed this earthly life May 7, 2014. Mary attended public schools in Wayne County, and worked in the nursery of Wayne Memorial Hospital for 26...

Friday, May 9, 2014

LINDA "FAYE ROWE" CARMICHAEL

Linda "Faye Rowe" Carmichael, 62, 1600 Harris St., died. The celebration of her life will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, at noon at St. James AME Zion Church, 203 S. George St., Goldsboro. She will be laid to...

JOHN A. CROCKETT

John Arthur Crockett, 67, 165 Perry Farm Lane, died Wednesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EDWARD J. DIXON

Edward Junior Dixon, 62, 9223 County Home Road, Ayden, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

ROBERT L. GERALD SR.

Died May 7, 2014 Deacon Robert L. Gerald Sr., 98, 212 Gerald Lane, Goldsboro, died Wednesday at home. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 12, at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, 211 W. Hooks River Road, Goldsboro....

Thursday, May 8, 2014

CECIL G. BEST JR.

Cecil Graham Best Jr., 83, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT W. BRAGG

Robert "Bob" Wayne Bragg, 50, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

LINDA CARMICHAEL

June 10, 1951-May 5, 2014 Linda ""Faye Rowe" Carmichael, 62, 1600 Harris St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Saturday at noon in Old Mill Cemetery. She was born June 10, 1951, in Wayne County...

LINDA CARMICHAEL

June 10, 1951-May 5, 2014 Linda ""Faye Rowe" Carmichael, 62, 1600 Harris St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Saturday at noon in Old Mill Cemetery. She was born June 10, 1951, in Wayne County...

LEAMON EXUM JR.

Died April 29, 2014 Leamon Exum Jr., 74, 111 Melvin St., died April 29 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Hill Memorial Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in LaGrange...

RUSSELL G. FAISON

Died May 5, 2014 Russell Gerard Faison, 44,1575 Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Luke Disciple Church of Christ, with the Rev. L.D. Melvin officiating....

ROBERT L. GERALD SR.

Deacon Robert L. Gerald Sr., 98, 212 E. Gerald Lane, died at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

ANTHONY J. ISLER

Died May 3, 2014 Anthony James Isler, 46, formerly of Kinston, died Saturday at home in South Plainsfield, N.J. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Herring Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in LaGrange Cemetery. Visitation...

SHIRLEY M. NEWSOME JACKSON

Nov. 10, 1937-May 6, 2014 Shirley Marie Newsome Jackson, 76, Stevens Chapel Road, Smithfield, died Tuesday. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Friday at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Alan Peacock officiating. Graveside service will be noon at...

PHIL M. LANE

Dec. 22, 1959-May 6, 2104 A service of remembrance for Phil Maloy Lane, Mount Olive, will be held at Spring Creek Baptist Church Thursday, May 8, at 6 p.m., with pastor Jason Watford officiating, followed by a time of...

LARRY D. MCCOY

Nov. 18, 1953-May 5, 2014 In profound sorrow, the Haskins Funeral Home family joins with the McCoy Family to announce the earthly demise of Larry D. McCoy. Larry D. McCoy, 60, 119 Daffodil Drive, was born Nov. 18, 1953,...

ANNA MARY RAYE

May 5, 1921-May 5, 2014 Anna Mary Raye, 92, 1446 Airport Road, Pikeville, peacefully passed from this life to eternal life Monday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She was born May 5, 1921, in Wayne County to...

TONI L. SAYLOR STEPHENS

Died May 5, 2014 Toni Lynn Saylor Stephens, 49, Beaufort, died Monday at home. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Tuttles Grove Cemetery, with the Rev. Dwayne Ebron and the Rev. Terry McInnis officiating She was the...

GROVER C. TARLTON

Died May 6, 2014 Grover C. Tarlton, 88, Rosewood community, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of...

BETTY WAGNER

May 11, 1925-May 6, 2014 Elizabeth "Betty" Hebert Wagner, 88, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Heartfields at Cary. Betty was born in Williamstown, Vt., May 11, 1925, to the late Henry J. Hebert and Lora Wilfore...

ABSTON E. WILLIAMS

Abston Eugene Williams, 65, 9230 Revell Road, Kenly, died Tuesday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MARY L. WILLIAMSON

Mary L. Williamson, 409 Hamilton Drive, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

J.B. "BIGG" WOOTEN JR.

March 7, 1956-May 1, 2014 J.B. "Bigg" Wooten Jr., 58, 1801 N. George St., Goldsboro, departed his life May 1, 2014. The celebration of his life will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. at New Greenleaf...

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

LINDA CARMICHAEL

Linda "Faye Rowe" Carmichael, 62, 1600 Harris St., died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BLANCHE DAWSON CASEY

Died May 6, 2014 Mrs. Blanche Dawson Casey, 89, 141 Guy Lane, Clinton, died at her home Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Richard...

MAE B. MOTEN EXUM

Mae Belle Moten Exum, 85, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

RUSSELL FAISON

Russell Faison, 44, 1575 Indian Springs Road, Mount Olive, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HARRY T. FAISON

Died May 1, 2014 Harry T. Faison, 65, Clinton, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Greater Six Runs Missionary Baptist Church in Turkey. Interment will be in Hill Crest cemetery in Clinton....

SHIRLEY NEWSOME JACKSON

Shirley Newsome Jackson, 76, Stevens Chapel Road, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

LOIS LORENE KORNEGAY

June 2, 1933-May 4, 2014 Lois Lorene Kornegay, 80, 604-A Goldsboro St., Fremont, N.C., died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born June 2, 1933, to James and Piccola Coley Jones in Wayne County. She is survived by...

CLARA BLACKBURN MATTHEWS

Dec. 29, 1925-May 5, 2014 Clara Blackburn Matthews, 88, Warsaw, died Monday at the Brian Center of Wallace. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church of Warsaw. Burial will be in Devotional Gardens. She was born...

THOMAS RICHARD STEPHENS

Nov. 3, 1942-May 3, 2014 Thomas Richard Stephens, Clayton, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Stephens was born in Danville, Va., Nov. 3, 1942, to Arnie Wilber Stephens and Maggie Thomas Stephens Collis. He was preceded...

GROVER C. TALTON

Grover C. Tarlton, 88, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ETHEL VICK

Ethel Vick, 54, 811 S. Center Street, Mount Olive, died Tuesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

KEVIN W. BARNES

May 6, 1961-May 4, 2014 Kevin Wilson Barnes, 52, Pikeville, died Sunday at home. A memorial service will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with pastor Andy Stovall officiating. He was the son of the late...

THELMA HARTSELL BOST

May 13, 1924-April 18, 2014 Thelma Hartsell Bost, 89, Concord, N.C., died at the Brian Center in Concord April 18, 2014. Thelma was born May 13, 1924, in Cabarrus County, the daughter of the late Winfield Scott Hartsell and...

LOIS L. KORNEGAY

June 2, 1933-May 4, 2014 Lois Lorene Kornegay, 80, 604-A Goldsboro St., Fremont, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ, with the Rev. Tony Sutton officiating. Burial...

TIMOTHY W. LEWIS

Died April 30, 2014 Timothy Wesley Lewis, 16, Beulaville, died Wednesday at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church of Chinquapin Wednesday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Darryl Ferguson...

LARRY D. MCCOY

Larry D. McCoy, 60, 119 Daffodil Drive, Dudley, died Monday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

HARRY L. PICKETT

Died May 2, 2014 Harry Lee "Pete" Pickett, 66, Teachey, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Wallace Friday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Franklin Faison officiating....

LOUIS B. WHITE

Died May 2, 2014 Louis Blondell White, 73, Jacksonville, died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be at St. Lewis Missionary Baptist Church in Chinquapin Thursday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Gregory Hewett...

Monday, May 5, 2014

KEVIN BARNES

Kevin Barnes, 52, Pikeville, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

KATIE GOFF BROGDEN

Sept. 24, 1941-May 3, 2014 Katie Goff Brogden, 72, Dudley, went to be with her Lord peacefully Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Katie was born in Wayne County Sept. 24, 1941,...

ELMORE SMITH BUCHAN JR.

Dec. 29, 1940-May 3, 2014 Elmore Smith Buchan Jr., 73, Ocean Drive, S.C., died peacefully May 3, 2014. Smith was born in Lake City, S.C., Dec. 29, 1940, to Harriet Elam Cockfield of Lake City and Elmore Smith Buchan...

JERRY W. DAUGHTRY

March 13, 1943-May 4, 2014 Jerry Wayne Daughtry, 71, Progressive Church Road, Princeton, died Sunday at SECU Hospice House. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Princeton Cemetery, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. He was born March...

HUGH GASTON HOWELL

June 2, 1924-May 1, 2014 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Hugh Gaston Howell, 89, lovingly known by his family and friends as "Doodle," 3025...

LOIS L. KORNEGAY

Lois Lorene Kornegay, 80, 604-A Goldsboro St., Fremont, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Sunday, May 4, 2014

E. SMITH BUCHANAN

E. Smith Buchanan Jr., 73, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Funeral arrangements are incomplete....

WILLIAM EARL CAPPS

Aug. 17, 1949-May 3, 2014 Willam Earl Capps, Sr., 64, of 1309 Clingman St., peacefully passed from this life Saturday in the Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born Aug. 17, 1949, to Patton and Minnie Bailey Capps in...

STERLING LEE CARROLL

died April 30, 2014 Sterling "Ski Bo" Lee Carroll, 73, of 128 Polly Lane, the Bogue Community, Newport, died Wednesday at the Duke Medical Center in Durham. He was a member of the United States Army and was employed...

SHELBA S. DAUGHTRY

Nov. 18, 1936 - May 1, 2014 Shelba Jean "Shelby" Sutton Daughtry, 77, passed away Thursday at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her family. Shelby was born in Wayne County on Nov. 18, 1936, to the late...

GREGORY TYRONE EVANS SR.

Gregory Tyrone Evans Sr., 58, of 606 Wilson St., Elm City, died April 18 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 6202 Wiggins Mill Road, Lucama. Burial...

LOUISE DAVIS HESTER

Louise Davis Hester, 87, of 7907 Winters Road, Bailey, died Thursday at her home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 Tarboro St. SW, Wilson. Burial will follow in the Middlesex...

WALTER R. IMHOFF

MOUNT OLIVE -- Walter R. Imhoff died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. No formal services will be held. Tyndall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

LT. COL. RUSSELL STAUFFER KEEN

Sept. 6, 1920-May 2, 2014 Lt. Col. Russell Stauffer Keen, Retired U.S.A.F., 93, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Lt. Col. Keen was born in Spring City, Pa., on Sept. 6,...

SYBIL MALPASS LASSITER

Oct. 14, 1939-April 30, 2014 Sybil Malpass Lassiter, 74, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral was Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with her son, pastor Jimmy Lassiter, and pastor...

ALTON JOSEPH PEARCE

Sept. 3, 1929-May 1, 2014 Alton Joseph Pearce, 84, of Edwards Street, Princeton, died at his home on Thursday evening, May 1, 2014. Born Sept. 3, 1929, he is the son of the late Richard Arthur and Allie Ruth...

WILLIAM TERRELL POSEY

Died May 2, 2014 William Terrell Posey, 80, of Goldsboro, died Friday, May 2, 2014. Born in Rome, Ga., Billy Terrell grew up in the Pebble Community of Haleyville, Ala. His love of the Lord was expressed in his...

NORMA P. REARDON

Aug 15, 1921-May 3, 2014 Mrs. Norma Powell Reardon, one of God's humble Christian servants, passed from the loving embrace of her family into His Almighty presence on Saturday afternoon, May 3, 2014. A lifelong resident of the Pleasant...

HONEST RAHZERE SAMPLE

JACKSONVILLE -- Baby boy Honest RaHzere Sample died April 30 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Arrangements are incomplete at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY ELIZABETH WELLS

ROSE HILL -- Mary Elizabeth Wells, 60, of Rose Hill, died Saturday at Rosemary Rest Home. She was the daughter of the late Eugene C. and Electra Johnson Wells. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday...

Friday, May 2, 2014

GLYN D. ALLEN

Jan. 15, 1981-April 30, 2014 Glyn Daniel Allen, 33, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Wednesday evening from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Glyn was born in Pitt County Jan. 15, 1981, to Terry Glyn Allen and Lynda Toler Allen...

DALTON LEE BOONE

Died April 30, 2014 Dalton Lee Boone, 78, passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Duplin County, he was the son of the late Daniel and Lena Norris Boone. He served his...

JOE COCHRANE

A memorial biker's run for Joe Cochrane II will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Country Time Tavern in Goldsboro, with kick stands up at noon. Services are entrusted to Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. (Pd)...

LILLIE M. CONYERS

Died April 24, 2014 Lillie M. Conyers, 100, 432 N. Faison Ave., Faison, died April 24 at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hill's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the...

SHELBA DAUGHTRY

Shelba Daughtry, 77, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ORA D. EDWARDS

Dec. 31, 1948-April 27, 2014 Ora Delois Edwards. 3474 Fort Run Road, Snow Hill, died Sunday at Vidant Hospital in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tabernacle of Prayer in Wilson. She was married to Frizzelle...

GREGORY T. EVANS

Died April 18, 2014 Gregory Tyrone Evans, 58, 606 Wilson St., Elm City, died April 18 at home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mary Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Lucama. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of...

ANTHONY M. HARRIS SR.

Aug. 21, 1969-April 24, 2014 Anthony Maurice Harris Sr., 44, 1012 Slaughter St., died Thursday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, with the...

LOUISE HESTER

Louise Hester, 87, 7907 Winters Road, Bailey, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

HUGH G. HOWELL

Hugh Gaston Howell, 89, formerly of Goldsboro, died Thursday at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center in Durham. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

MARIE E. LANCASTER

Dec. 5, 1924-May 1, 2014 Marie Edmundson Lancaster, 89, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Marie was born in Wayne County Dec. 5, 1924, to the late Walter Leslie Edmundson...

SYBIL MALPASS LANCASTER

Oct. 14, 1939-April 30, 2014 Sybil Malpass Lassiter, 74, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with her son, pastor Jimmy Lassiter, and...

NAN DAVIS MOORE

Nan Davis Moore, 88, Raleigh, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Forest Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh. Burial will be private....

MARY POPE

Jan. 11, 1932-May 3, 2014 Mary "Stu" Pope, 82, Morehead City, died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Carteret General Hospital. A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Brooks Funeral Home, with Dr. Dennis...

BILLY RAY REID

Died April 28, 2014 Mr. Billy Ray Reid, 68, Goldsboro, N.C., departed this life Monday, April 28, 2014. A memorial service celebrating Billy's life will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, 4 p.m. at Smith-Holloway Funeral Home, 1220 N....

JB WOOTEN

JB Wooten, 58, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

Thursday, May 1, 2014

ISAAC L. BATTS

Died April 26, 2014 Issac Lamar Batts, 28, Rose Hill, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Rose Hill. Interment will be in Boney Family...

NORMAN BEST

Died April 25, 2014 Norman Best, 78, Warsaw, died Friday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hines Chapel Church in Warsaw. Interment will be in Devotional Gardens of...

DALTON L. BOONE

Dalton Lee Boone, 77, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ISHMAEL K.J. BUNCH

Died April 26, 2014 Ishmael Kajani Jamal Bunch, 18, 301 Brims Way, Garner, died Saturday. Funeral will be noon Friday at Bear Creek Missionary Baptist Association Headquarters, with the Rev. Adamio Boddie officiating. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial...

DOROTHY K. BYNUM

May 30, 1941-April 26, 2014 Dorothy K. Bynum, 72, 107 Laurel Patch Place, Goldsboro, died Saturday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. She was born May 30, 1941, to Aubrey and Estella Faison Kelly in Wayne County. Her life...

LEROY EVANS

Died April 28, 2014 Leroy Evans, 71, 1206 S. Andrews Ave., Goldsboro, died Monday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday at noon at St. Mark Church of Christ, with Bishop Alton A. Smith officiating. Visitation...

MICHAEL D. FAISON

Died April 26, 2014 Michael Devon Faison, 53, 11525 Faison Hwy., died Saturday at the University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Poplar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev....

THOMAS R. HARDY

Aug. 5, 1940-April 24, 2014 Thomas Ray "Snook" Hardy, 73, 200 Whitfield Drive, died April 24 at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries, with elder Charlie...

LEONARD F. KORNEGAY

Died April 28, 2014 Mr. Leonard Franklin Kornegay, 83, 402 Brogden St., Dudley, died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Greater...

MARIE EDMUNDSON LANCASTER

Marie Edmundson Lancaster, 89, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SYBIL M. LASSITER

Sybil Malpass Lassiter, 74, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARIAN A. LEWIS

Died April 28, 2014 Ms. Marian Alston Lewis, 75, died Monday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services for her will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Andrews Christian Church, 322 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, N.C. Burial...

DELBERT R. PRICE

Died April 30, 2014 Delbert Ray Price, 48, 633 Sanderson Road, Seven Springs, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service will be 5 p.m. Friday at Needham Potter Cemetery in Albertson. He was married to Sabrina Price....

ELEANOR PHILLIPS SMITH

Died April 29, 2014 Eleanor Phillips Smith, 89, Trenton, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis W. Smith; a daughter, Betty Lou Smith; and parents, William Edward Phillips and Mable Elizabeth...