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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

MOLLY CARR BRIDGERS

Died Aug. 20, 2017 Graveside services for Molly Carr Bridgers will be held Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Willow Dale Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery. Molly passed away Sunday...

CARRIE R. HOWARD

Carrie Rouse Outlaw Howard, 90, LaGrange, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LESSIE NAOMI RADFORD MCKEEL

Jan. 19, 1926-Aug. 20, 2017 Lessie Naomi Radford McKeel, 91, passed away at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. She was born Jan. 19, 1926, to the late Cleveland Haley and Lillie Flowers Radford. She was...

HELEN NEWMAN

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

MORRIS CLIFTON PATE

July 6, 1932-Aug. 19, 2017 Morris Clifton Pate, 85, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Wayne UNC Hospital. Morris was born in Johnston County July 6, 1932, to the late Barney and Irene Dixon Pate. He was...

LEON A. RADFORD

Sept. 22, 1925-Aug. 20, 2017 Leon A. Radford, 91, Princeton, died Sunday in Smithfield Manor. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock and the Rev. Dwayne Batten officiating....

EDNA F. ROBINSON

Died Aug. 20, 2017 Sister Edna Faye "Tootsie" Robinson, 70, Kinston, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Holly Hill Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, of LaGrange, with elder Broderick Keith Robinson officiating. Interment...

ALEJANDRO B. RODRIQUEZ

Alejandro Bautista Rodriquez, 38, 123 Cabin Creek Drive, Seven Springs, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

BUNNIE ELIZABETH SPEARS SMITH

Jan. 4, 1909-Aug. 18, 2017 Bunnie Elizabeth Spears Smith, 108, passed away Aug. 18, 2017, at Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport, N.C. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Willow Dale Cemetery,...

Monday, August 21, 2017

LOIS N. BELLEFEUILLE

Nov. 11, 1932-Aug. 18, 2017 Lois Elvera Nelson Bellefeuille, 84, died at Wayne UNC Health Care. Memorial service will be at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church Sept. 9 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Mark Selbo officiating. She was born...

ALICE M. COGDELL DAVIS

Alice M. Cogdell Davis, 58, died Sunday at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

WILFRED E. EDWARDS

Died Aug. 18, 2017 Wilfred Earl Edwards, 65, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Snow Hill. Interment will be in Warren Cemetery in Snow Hill. Visitation will...

EDNA F. ROBINSON

Edna Faye Robinson, 70, Kinston, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

LORRAINE B. ROWE

Dec. 21, 1930-Aug. 19, 2017 Eunice Lorraine Beamon Rowe, 86, Pikeville, peacefully passed away Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Wayne County Dec. 21, 1930, she was the daughter of the late James and Eva Pate...

MATTIE S. TUCKER

June 7, 1938-Aug. 20, 2017 Mattie S. "Doodle" Tucker, 79, Warsaw, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at Pinecrest Cemetery. She was born in Duplin County June 7, 1938, to...

Sunday, August 20, 2017

JUDY C. BASS

Judy C. Bass, 53, 1034B Lincoln Drive, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

OLGA ROSE WOOTEN DAVIS

April 17, 1931-Aug. 18, 2017 Olga Rose Wooten Davis, 86, 553 Church of God Road, Goldsboro, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Medical Care. Funeral service Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 610 Mount Carmel Church...

SUSAN F. PARKER EDWARDS

Susan Faye Parker Edwards, 64, Charlotte, died Thursday at Saturn Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

WILFRED E. EDWARDS

Wilfred Earl Edwards, 65, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home....

PARKER A. FARRIS

Parker Abigail Farris, 2, died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

RONALD HINES

Ronald "Ronnie" Hines, 61, 701 Third St., died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ALLISON LEIGH JERNIGAN

Died Aug. 17, 2017 Allison Leigh Jernigan, Goldsboro, went home Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, to be with the other angels and loved ones in heaven. A true angel, having innocence and purity of heart, Allison was a miracle and...

MORRIS PATE

Morris Pate died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES L.S. PAVOLINI

March 3, 1971-Aug. 17, 2017 Charles Lloyd Smithwick Pavolini, 46, died Thursday at home. No funeral will be held. He was born in Portsmouth, Va., March 3, 1971, to Troy and Carroll Murphy Smithwick. He was the adopted son...

ANNA G. PHILLIPS

Anna Grace Phillips, 80, formerly of Fremont, died Friday at Rex UNC Health Care in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT PULLEY

Robert Pulley, 69, 205 Randall Lane, Apt. 5, died at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

GERALD HAYWOOD QUINN

Jan. 23, 1937-Aug. 17, 2017 Gerald Haywood Quinn, 80, Warsaw, passed away Aug. 17, 2017, at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Born Jan. 23, 1937, Gerald was the son of the late Tharon Roscoe Quinn and Isla Bell Quinn of Duplin...

CELERINO L. RIVERA

Celerino Lopez Rivera, 47, 404 Samuel St. Northeast, Apt. A, Wilson, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EUNICE ROWE

Eunice Rowe, 86, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EDNA E. POPE SIMMONS

May 11, 1933-Aug. 19, 2017 Edna Earl Pope Simmons, 84, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin. Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Pinecrest Cemetery. She was born May 11, 1933, in Duplin County to the late John and...

ANTHONY E. VICK

Anthony Earl Vick, 58, 400 Gold St. East, Wilson, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

SAVANNAH M. VICK

Savannah Marie Vick, 81, died Friday at UNC Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

LULA BELL WARD

Sept. 23, 1933-Aug. 15, 2017 Lula Bell Ward, 83, Goldsboro, died Tuesday morning in Highland House Center in Fayetteville, N.C. She was born Sept. 23, 1933, in Wayne County to Willie Bryant and Louise Gibbs, and is survived by...

Friday, August 18, 2017

JOHN C. BARDI

John Christopher Bardi, 46, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

CARLTON R. CROUELL

Died Aug. 14, 2017 Carlton R. Crouell "Tom Cat", 85, 511 Brown Ave., Cove City, died Monday at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church. Burial will be...

ALLISON L. JERNIGAN

Allison Leigh Jernigan, 52, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

WILLIE G. LUCAS

Died Aug. 16, 2017 Willie Gray Lucas, 4325 Camellia Drive, Wilson, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle of Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

ASHLEY DEL' SOCORRO PATRON

March 27, 1994-Aug. 9, 2017 Ashley Del' Socorro "Baby Girl" Patron, 23, 110 Farmhouse Place, Greenville, died Aug. 9 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Saint Luke Free Will Baptist Church of LaGrange, with Dr....

MICHAEL H. PITTMAN

Dec. 15, 1961-Aug. 16, 2017 Michael Herbert Pittman, 55, Surf City, died Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a funeral at 11:30 a.m....

EDSOL LANIER WILSON

May 22, 1925-Aug. 14, 2017 Edsol Lanier Wilson, 92, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at Longview Regional Hospital in Longview, Texas, where he had been residing in recent months to be near his son. Edsol was born in Rochelle,...

Thursday, August 17, 2017

DONALD W. BASS

Aug. 27, 1932-Aug. 15, 2017 Donald W. "Don" Bass, 84, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Friday at Flat Rock Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary McNair officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He...

DOUGLAS R. BRIDGERS

Died Aug. 15, 2017 Douglas Ray Bridgers, 64, 505 E. Vance St., Wilson, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Progressive Primitive Baptist Church of Wilson. Burial will be in Rest Haven...

HATTIE ELDRIDGE

Hattie Eldridge, 79, resident of the Brian Center, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ETHEL L. FREDERICK

Sept. 7, 1931-Aug. 13, 2017 Ethel Lee Frederick, 85, died Sunday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tehillah Church Ministries. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park. She was born Sept....

GEORGE W. HOLLAND

Aug. 17, 1930-Aug. 16, 2017 George W. Holland, 86, Pikeville, went to be with his Lord Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital with his daughter by his side. George was born in Wayne County Aug. 17, 1930,...

MICHAEL T. HOWARD

Died Aug. 12, 2017 Michael T. Howard, 52, 210 Fleer St., Mount Olive, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Graveside service will be today at 11 a.m. at Oakview Cemetery, with pastor Kenneth Freeman officiating. Born in Wayne...

FRANKLIN DELANO LEWIS

Jan. 2, 1934-Aug. 14, 2017 Franklin Delano Lewis, 83, Goldsboro, passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner's Funeral Home of Wilson. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10...

BETTIE J. AULTMON LONDON

Died Aug. 13, 2017 Bettie Jean Aultmon London, 76, 513 E. Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Victory Faith Center, with apostle Walter Barbour officiating. Burial will be in...

SCOTTIE A. LUCAS

Died Aug. 15, 2017 Scottie A. Lucas, 66, 1010 Woodard Ave., Wilson, died Tuesday at home. Visitation will be Friday from noon to 3 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MOZELLE THOMPSON MOTT

Died Aug. 15, 2017 Mozelle Thompson Mott, 82, Wallace, died Tuesday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wallace. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev....

MARY E. PHILLIPS

Aug. 29, 1922-Aug. 14, 2017 Mary E. Phillips, 94, died Monday at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Memorial service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was born Aug. 29, 1922, in New Hanover County...

BONNIE G. STANLEY

Bonnie Gail Stanley, 60, died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center of Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LULA BELL WARD

Lula Bell Ward, 93, died Tuesday in Highland House Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home. (Pd)...

BERNICE G. WELCH

June 6, 1957-Aug. 12, 2017 Bernice G. Welch, 60, 909 Sixth St., died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. James Church of Christ of Fremont. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery of...

DONALD LEONARD WHITE

Jan. 23, 1951-Aug. 15, 2017 Donald Leonard White, 65, 205 S. Tiffany Road, departed this life Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born Friday, Jan. 23, 1951, in Pitt County to William and Madelyne Hopkins White....

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

KEITH T. ALLEN

Keith Theodore Allen, 62, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

DOUGLAS R. BRIDGERS

Douglas Ray Bridgers, 64, 505 E. Vance St., Wilson, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

CARLTON R. CROUELL

Carlton R. Crouell "Tom Cat," 85, 50011 Brown Ave., Cove City, died Tuesday at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

MARY E. PHILLIPS

Mary E. Phillips, 94, died Monday at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

GENTRY W. PRIDGEN

May 8, 1979-Aug. 13, 2017 Gentry Wayne Pridgen, 38, died suddenly Sunday evening. Born in Wayne County to Audrey and Wayne Pridgen, Gentry was a member of Dudley Christian Church, and attended Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church. He...

ROBERT SMITH

Sept. 23, 1926-Aug. 15, 2017 Robert Malcolm Smith, 90, Rockingham, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Brookdale Pinehurst. Mr. Smith was born Sept. 23, 1926, in Wayne County, a son of the late Thad and Laura Smith. In...

BOBBY R. SMITH

Died Aug. 9, 2017 Bobby Ray "Bop" Smith, 66, Wilson, died Aug. 9 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ of Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral...

LELAND JAMES TOLER JR.

Nov. 27, 1942-Aug. 13, 2017 Leland James Toler Jr., 74, Mount Olive, N.C., died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Lynchburg, Va., with his daughter, Bridget, at his side. Leland was born Nov. 27, 1942, in Johnston County, N.C., a...

LOU B. WARD

Lou Bell Ward, 83, died Tuesday in Highland House Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

DONALD WHITE

Donald White, 65, 205 S. Tiffany Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EDSOL L. WILSON

Edsol L. Wilson, 92, died Monday at Longview Regional Center in Longview, Texas. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

JIMMY L. EAKES

Feb. 20, 1936-Aug. 14, 2017 Jimmy Lee Eakes, 81, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jim Harry officiating. Committal will be Friday at 11...

ETHEL L. FREDERICK

Ethel Lee Frederick, 85, died Sunday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

BETTY JEAN PEARSALL HANKINS

July 4, 1926-Aug. 14, 2017 Betty Jean Pearsall Hankins, 91, Goldsboro, went to be with her Lord Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the Brian Center. Betty was born in Wake County July 4, 1926, to the late William and...

CHRISTOPHER BRIAN JOHNSON

Died Aug. 11, 2017 Christopher Brian Johnson, 45, resident of the Oak Ridge community near Mount Olive, passed away suddenly Friday evening, Aug. 11, 2017, after returning home from a normal day of work. Chris, as he was known...

BERTIE M. PARRISH

Sept. 24, 1927-Aug. 13, 2017 Bertie Mae "Cindy" Parrish, 89, Lucama, died Sunday at Wilson House. Funeral will be 7 tonight in the chapel of Kenly Funeral Service, with the Rev. Gene Thompson and the Rev. Brian Wible officiating....

ASHLEY D. PATRON

Ashley D. Patron, Greenville, formerly of LaGrange, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of LaGrange....

FRANKLIN R. PRICE

Funeral services for Franklin R. Price, Mount Olive, will be today (Tuesday, Aug. 15) at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with burial following at Pate Cemetery. Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to Cure...

GENTRY W. PRIDGEN

Gentry Wayne Pridgen, 38, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

DAPHNIE ROACH

Died Aug. 11, 2017 Daphnie Roach , 44, 1607 Indigo Lane, Kinston, died Friday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Kinston. Visitation will be 2 to...

CLIFTON ARTHUR STALLINGS

May 15, 1944-Aug. 11, 2017 Clifton Arthur Stallings, 73, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at home surrounded by his family and close friends. All services will be held at a later date. Mr. Stallings was born in Wayne...

BERNICE G. WELCH

Bernice G. Welch, 60, 909 Sixth, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Monday, August 14, 2017

BETTY J. LONDON

Betty Jean London, 76, 513 Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARTHA SUTTON MATHIS

Died Aug. 8, 2017 Martha Sutton Mathis, 84, 810 Macon St., died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wayne Chapel AME Zion Church of Kinston. Burial will be in Bowden Cemetery, Warsaw. Visitation will be...

FRANKLIN R. PRICE

March 29, 1946-Aug. 13, 2017 Franklin Randolph Price, 71, longtime resident of the Summerlin Crossroads area near Mount Olive, passed away quietly and peacefully early Sunday morning, Aug. 13, at home with loved ones and friends at hand. Funeral...

DORIS M. TAYLOR

Died Aug. 10, 2017 Doris M. Taylor, 79, Zebulon, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon, with visitation at 11 a.m., at Bishop D.L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel, with pastor Christine Taylor officiating....

Sunday, August 13, 2017

MILDRED P. BASS

Died Aug. 10, 2017 Mildred Pope Bass, 91, formerly of the Nahunta community, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. The funeral was held Saturday at First Free Will Baptist Church of Wilson. Interment Elmwood Cemetery of Fremont. Mrs. Bass was...

WILLIS MARSHALL BEASLEY

Aug. 4, 1939-Aug. 11, 2017 Willis Marshall Beasley, 78, resident of the Seven Springs area, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, Aug. 11, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home...

JUSTIN COLE BENNETT

March 5, 1999-Aug. 10, 2017 Mr. Justin Cole Bennett, 18, 476 Saddle Ridge Drive, Benson, N.C., died Thursday at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rose and Graham Funeral Home chapel in Benson. Officiating will...

WILMA D. BRASWELL

Died Aug. 9, 2017 Wilma Doris Braswell, 77, 1212 Manassas Court, Apt. E, Raleigh, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

MAX E. ESKILDSEN

July 29, 1930-July 20, 2017 Max Eugene Eskildsen, 86, Overland Park, Kan., passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. He was buried Thursday, July 27, 2017, in the National Cemetery for Veterans in...

DAVID R. GRANGER

May 9, 1945-Aug. 8, 2017 David Robert Granger, 72, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service with full military honors will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn. He was born...

BRENDA L. GREEN

Brenda Lee Green, 59, 403 Pineview St., Lucama, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MICHAEL HOWARD

Michael Howard, 52, 210 Fleer St., Mount Olive, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EARLENE BARWICK HOWELL

March 13, 1938-Aug. 11, 2017 Earlene Barwick Howell, 79, LaGrange, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of...

CHRISTOPHER B. JOHNSON

Christopher "Chris" Brian Johnson, 45, Mount Olive, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

DAPHNIE ROACH

Daphnie Roach, 44, 1607 Indigo Lane, Kinston, died Friday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

MARGIE L. THOMPSON SCHAFF

Died Aug. 8, 2017 Margie L. Thompson Schaff, 86, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her cherished husband, Harold. She is survived by her two sons, David...

CLIFTON A. STALLINGS

Clifton Arthur Stallings, 73, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DORIS M. TAYLOR

Doris M. Taylor, 79, Zebulon, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

HAYWOOD W. THOMPSON

Oct. 30, 1940-Aug. 11, 2017 Haywood W. Thompson, 76, Mount Olive, died Friday. Funeral will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church of Pink Hill. Burial will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Eureka Christian...

HORACE P. WALLACE

Died Aug. 8, 2017 Horace Patterson Wallace, 69, 107 Handley Park Court, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

Friday, August 11, 2017

JULIAN C. BONE

July 9, 1949-Aug. 8, 2017 Julian Clarence Bone, 68, died Tuesday at New Hanover Memorial. A memorial service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Emma Anderson Memorial Chapel of Topsail Beach, with Charles Bone and Rick Pridgen officiating....

JAMES E. ELLIOTT

Died Aug. 5, 2017 James E. Elliott, 82, New York, N.Y., formerly of Wayne County, died Saturday at Mount Sinai Hospital of Manhattan. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. John...

EVA L. HERRING

Sept. 4, 1953-Aug. 4, 2017 Eva Lovella Herring, 63, 105 CGS Circle, Dudley, died Aug. 4 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Victory Faith Center. Interment will be in Carver Cemetery. She was born Sept....

REGINA MCCALL

Died Aug. 4, 2017 Regina McCall, Cashwell Drive, died Aug. 4 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Bear Creek Headquarters. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park South. She is survived by...

FREDDIE JOE MOSS JR.

March 11, 1972-Aug. 10, 2017 Freddie Joe Moss Jr., 45, died Thursday at his home. Born in Pineville, La., he was the son of the late Freddie Joe Moss Jr. and Barbara M. Price, and was the stepson of...

BOBBY R. SMITH

Bobby Ray Smith, 66, Wilson, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

Thursday, August 10, 2017

LYNWOOD ARTIS

April 16, 1967-Aug. 7, 2017 Lynwood Artis, 50, 331 Jones St., Charlotte, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be...

DEBORAH M. BEARD

Died Aug. 5, 2017 Deborah Jane McAdams Beard, 65, died Saturday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, with pastor Jeff Dail officiating. She is survived by her husband, Tony Wayne...

WILMA BRASWELL

Wilma Braswell, 77, 1212 Manassas Court, Apt. E, Raleigh, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MOLLIE BULLOCK

Mollie "Pearl" Bullock, 74, Wilson, died. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church of Rocky Mount. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3 to 7 p.m., with the...

WILLIAM E. BULLOCK JR.

Died Aug. 5, 2017 William Ernest Bullock Jr., 89, Wilson, died Saturday in Greenville. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Perry's Temple Original Free Will Baptist Church of Wilson. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery of...

MALLORY CARNEY

Mallory "Salvadore" Carney, 60, 411 S. Queen St., Kinston, died Tuesday at Duke Home Care and Hospice in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

MAZIE L. ELLIS

Died Aug. 4, 2017 Mazie Lee Ellis, 72, 2501 Downing St. Southwest, Wilson, died Friday. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson. Burial will be in Hamilton Burial Garden of Wilson....

JOHN GRAHAM SR.

May 6, 1950-Aug. 7, 2017 The Rev. John Graham Sr., 67, 16 Aspen Drive, Smithfield, died Monday at Johnson Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First African Baptist Church. Burial will be in Selma Memorial...

JIMMIE L. HARRIS

Died July 31, 2017 Jimmie Lee Harris, 67, 513 Lodge St., Wilson, died July 31 at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church of Wilson. Visitation will be Saturday from 3...

WILLIAM "BILL" OSCAR HOOKS JR.

June 20, 1935-Aug. 8, 2017 William "Bill" Oscar Hooks Jr., 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017,...

DELVIN L. LUCAS

Died Aug. 3, 2017 Delvin Lewis Lucas, 44, Wilson, died Aug. 3. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Branch Memorial Tabernacle United Holy Church of Wilson. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery of Wilson. Visitation will be...

ELIZABETH "BETTE" CHUCKRAN PAQUETTE

Died June 15, 2017 Elizabeth "Bette" Chuckran Paquette, 85, Goldsboro, and formerly of Newport, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Brookdale in Goldsboro. A memorial mass service will be held Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at St. Mildred Catholic...

CAROLYN PARKER

Nov. 15, 1948-Aug. 5, 2017 Carolyn Parker, 68, 1904B Rose St., died Saturday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service....

CALLIE MCALLISTER ROGERS

Died Aug. 5, 2017 Callie McAllister Rogers, 89, 909 Woodrow St., Wilson, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Contending for the Faith Church Ministries of Wilson. Visitation will be Saturday from 2 to...

PHYLLIS M. SPEARS

Died Aug. 6, 2017 Phyllis M. Spears, 67, Wilson, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Faith Temple United Holy Church of Wilson. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation will...

MARTHA A. LUCAS WHITE

Died Aug. 6, 2017 Martha A. Lucas White, 92, 5104 Packhouse Road, Wilson, died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Saint Paul Church of Christ of Wilson. Burial will be in Hamilton Burial Garden of Wilson....

MRS. LAURA WHITFIELD WILLIAMS

Dec. 16, 1923-Aug. 8, 2017 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Laura Whitfield Williams, 93, 302 W. James St., LaGrange, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Aug....

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

LYNWOOD ARTIS

Lynwood Artis, 50, 331 Jones St., Charlotte, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

SHEALVY JEAN BARWICK

Aug. 25, 1938-Aug. 8, 2017 Shealvy Jean Taylor Barwick, 78, Seven Springs, passed away early Tuesday morning at her home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her two daughters, Lori Ann Quinn and her husband, Haywood, of...

CHARLES ALBERT COMBS SR.

April 3, 1942-Aug. 8, 2017 Charles Albert Combs Sr. passed away suddenly Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at his home. He was born in Durham County April 3, 1942, to Charles Albert Apple and Annie Combs, and was raised by...

BERTHA MAE DICKENS

Died Aug. 3, 2017 Bertha Mae Dickens, 62, Wilson, N.C., passed away Aug. 3, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C. The funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Free...

DAPHNEY SYKES EZZELL

Dec. 25, 1927-Aug. 8, 2017 Daphney Sykes Ezzell, 89, died Tuesday. Graveside service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Devotional Gardens. She was born Dec. 25, 1927, in Sampson County to the late Edgar L. and Mary Foye...

CARY T. FAISON

Oct. 18, 1935-Aug. 7, 2017 Cary T. Faison, 81, 139 Prayer House Lane, Dudley, died Monday at Genesis Healthcare. Funeral will be Friday at noon at House of Prayer. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He was born...

DAVID R. GRANGER

David Robert Granger, 72, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY J. SLOANE HARRIS

Jan. 6, 1948-Aug. 2, 2017 Mary Jo Sloane Harris, 69, 102 Brookwood Drive, died Aug. 2 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at New Spirit Church Ministries. She was born Jan. 6, 1948,...

JANICE C. HILLIARD

May 6, 1955-Aug. 3, 2017 Janice C. Hilliard, 62, 1109 N. James St., died Thursday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church. She was born May 6, 1955, in...

WILLIAMS O. HOOKS JR.

Williams Oscar Hooks Jr., 82, Salem Church Road, died Tuesday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

LYNN BURLESON LOMBARDO

Jan. 16, 1939-Aug. 7, 2017 Lynn Burleson Lombardo, 78, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2017, at Somerset Court in Goldsboro. Lynn was born in Stanly County, N.C., to the late Evelyn Page and Liston Hoyle Burleson. She was preceded...

MAGGIE T. MARTIN

April 22, 1929-Aug. 1, 2017 Maggie Marie Turner Kornegay Martin, 88, died Aug. 1 in Benton, La. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Claude LeRoy Turner and Mattie Lee Lamb Turner. She was also...

MARTHA MATHIS

Martha Mathis , 84, 810 Macon St., Kinston, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

JOHNNIE C. MILLARD JR.

Nov. 12, 1939-Aug. 7, 2017 Johnnie Carlos Millard Jr., 77, 509 Soloman St., Faison, died at his residence Monday night after a long battle with pancreatic disease. Funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Faison Bible Holiness Church,...

LINDA ANN MALPASS ROSE

Aug. 17, 1945-Aug. 7, 2017 Linda Ann Malpass Rose, 71, Smithfield, died Monday morning, Aug. 7, 2017, in Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Born Aug. 17, 1945, in Wayne County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie...

AGNES CARLYLE SHEPARD

Died Aug. 7, 2017 Agnes Carlyle Shepard, 90, Kinston, passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Signature Healthcare. She was a member of British Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Agnes loved her Lord and her family. She loved gardening,...

THEDWOOD SHERARD SR.

Died Aug. 6, 2017 Mr. Thedwood Sherard Sr., 76, Goldsboro, passed Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro, N.C. The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Bear Creek...

HORACE P. WALLACE

Horace Patterson Wallace, 107 Handley Park Court, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

LAURA WHITFIELD WILLIAMS

Laura Whitfield Williams, LaGrange, died Tuesday at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Snow Hill. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of LaGrange....

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

MOLLIE P. CLAY BULLOCK

Died Aug. 3, 2017 Mollie Pearl Clay Bullock, 75, Wilson, died Thursday. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church of Rocky Mount. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

WILLIAM BULLOCK

William Bullock, 89, Wilson, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MARGARET J. CANADY

Died Aug. 4, 2017 Margaret Jean Canady, 87, Chesterfield, Va., formerly of Kinston, died Friday. Funeral will be noon Wednesday at Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel of R. Swinson Funeral Services. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation...

SAMUEL J. CHILDERS

Samuel Joe Childers, 69, Youngsville, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital of Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Services LLC....

BERTHA MAE DICKENS

Died Aug. 3, 2017 Bertha Mae Dickens, 62, Wilson, N.C., passed away Aug. 3, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C. The funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel Free...

CARY T. FAISON

Cary T. Faison, 81, 139 Prayer House Lane, Dudley, died Monday at Genesis Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

JOHN GRAHAM SR.

The Rev. John Graham Sr., 67, 16 Aspen Drive, Smithfield, died Monday at Johnson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHNIE MACK HARE

May 24, 1944-Aug. 6, 2017 Johnie Mack Hare, 73, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Mack was born in Wayne County May 24, 1944, to the late Robert and Dollie Jones Hare. He...

PHYLLIS M. SPEARS

Phyllis M. Spears, 67, Wilson, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

JAMES REGINALD SPENCE

May 9, 1951-Aug. 6, 2017 James Reginald Spence, 66, Warsaw, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Warsaw Health and Rehab. James was born in Wayne County May 9, 1951, to the late Loyola F. and Elon Daniel Spence....

MARY A. WHITE

Mary A. White, 92, Wilson, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

Monday, August 7, 2017

DORISS A. BARNETTE

Died Aug. 5, 2017 Doriss Ann Worrell Barnette, Warsaw, died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Hospital. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Devotional Gardens. She was born in...

CLYDE W. CUSTER

Died Aug. 4, 2017 Clyde William Custer passed away on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care. A memorial service, with military honors, will be held on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at 7 p.m.at the Lord's Table...

REV. LEROY JOHNSON

Jan. 3, 1938-Aug. 4, 2017 The Rev. Leroy Johnson, 79, of Genesis Health Care, Mount Olive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be at noon Wednesday in the James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel at Haskins...

LINDA FAYE KING MITCHELL

Nov. 30, 1943-Aug. 6, 2017 Linda Faye King Mitchell, 73, of Old Smithfield Road, Princeton, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 6, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 30, 1943, in Durham County, and was the daughter...

THEDWOOD SHERARD

Thedwood "Thed" Sherard, 76, 415 Whitfield Drive, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAMES R. SPENCE

James Reginald Spence, 65, died Sunday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, August 6, 2017

MOLLIE BULLOCK

Mollie Bullock, 75, Wilson, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

WILLIAM BULLOCK

William Bullock, 89, Wilson, died Satruday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

KAY EVERETT CASEY

July 16, 1932-Aug. 3, 2017 Kay Everett Casey, 85, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Kay was born in Martin County on July 16, 1932, to the late Leroy Everett and Maggie Davenport...

CLYDE W. CUSTER

Clyde William Custer, 84, 192 Smith Logging Lane, died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Serenity Memorial Funeral Home and Cremations....

BERTHA DICKENS

Bertha Dickens, 62, Wilson, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

MAZIE ELLIS

Mazie Lee Ellis, 72, Wilson, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

JAMES EARL HAMM

June 27, 1927-Aug. 4, 2017 James Earl Hamm, 90, a resident of Henderson, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Born in Greene County on June 27, 1927, he was the son of the late George B....

RICHARD "DICK" HERRETT

Died July 26, 2017 Richard A. "Dick" Herrett, 84, passed away peacefully at his home in St. James on July 26, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at St....

EVA HERRING

Eva L. Herring, 65, Dudley, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Majestic Funeral Home and Cremations....

EDITH M. HILL

Died Aug. 2, 2017 Edith Mae Sutton Hill, 81, 150 Daniel Lane, Faison, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Hills Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Faison, with the Rev. Quincy Hill...

SAMUEL H. HOCUTT JR.

Died Aug. 3, 2017 Samuel Herbert "Sam" Hocutt Jr., 80, Williamston, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Memorial Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jason Braswell, the Rev. Dean...

JOSEPH ALBERT JAMES JR.

June 5, 1972-July 25, 2017 Joseph Albert James Jr., Clayton, died unexpectedly July 25, 2017. Joe was born in Goldsboro, N.C., June 5, 1972, to Vern Barfield James (Sells) and Joseph Albert James Sr. He was a plumbing contractor...

REV. LEROY JOHNSON

The Rev. Leroy Johnson, 79, of Genesis Health Care, Mount Olive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

DELVIN L. LUCAS

Delvin Lewis Lucas, 44, Wilson, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

REGINA MCCALL

Regina McCall, 3102 Cashwell Drive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Majestic Funeral Home and Cremations....

CAROLYN PARKER

Carolyn Parker, 68, 1904-B Rose St., died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CALLIE ROGERS

Callie Rogers, 89, Wilson, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson....

JESSE HINNANT SUITT

Aug. 13, 1930-Aug. 2, 2017 Jesse Hinnant Suitt, 86, Kinston, died Wednesday. Funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Westview Cemetery. He was born Aug. 13,...

DOROTHY D. TILLMAN

March 13, 1939-Aug. 5, 2017 Dorothy Deaver Tillman, 78, passed away Saturday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late Aaron and Eula Mae Deaver, and was the widow of Robert Lee Tillman. Mrs. Tillman...

ALTON K. VINSON

Died July 21, 2017 Alton Kim Vinson, 58, formerly of Goldsboro, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Deanwood Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Washington, D.C. A memorial service will be Saturday, Aug. 26, 11 a.m., at Millers Chapel AME...

ALTON NOWLIN "SALTY" WYATT

Died July 26, 2017 Alton Nowlin "Salty" Wyatt, 93, Lawrenceville, Ga., died July 26, 2017. Salty was the first baby born in Memphis, Tenn., in 1924, was a Purple Heart recipient from the World War II Battle of the...

Friday, August 4, 2017

LARRY ARTIS

Died July 29, 2017 Larry Artis , 99, 100 W. A St., died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. James United Holy Church of Stantonsburg, with elder Ralph Love Jr. officiating. Visitation will...

CLAUDE ARTIS

Died July 31, 2017 Claude Artis, 97, died Monday at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Snow Hill. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Best Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Snow Hill. Interment will be...

LEORA A. ATKINSON

Leora A. Atkinson, 92, 707 Privette St., Wilson, died. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Saint Rose Church of Christ of Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

NOE M. BENITEZ

Died July 29, 2017 Noe Molina Benitez, 58, Seven Springs, died Saturday from injuries in an automobile accident. Visitation will be 4 to 8 tonight at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Saturday at 10 a.m. in the...

CLADYE MUSE BRITTON

Died Aug. 1, 2017 Cladye Muse Britton, Goldsboro, departed this life Aug. 1, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Mrs. Britton was a retired educator in the Wayne County public school system. She is survived by...

MOLLIE BULLOCK

Mollie Bullock, 75, Wilson, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

WILLIE MAE H. HILL

July 28, 1928-Aug. 2, 2017 Willie Mae Hardee Hill, 89, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Willie Mae was born in Johnston County July 28, 1928, to the late...

JANICE C. HILLIARD

Janice C. Hilliard, 62, 1109 N. James St., died Thursday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

ALICE HENDERSON MABIN

Died July 29, 2017 Alice Henderson Mabin, 97, Wilson House, died Saturday. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

LAVERNE THOMAS MCCALL

July 14, 1936-Aug. 3, 2017 Laverne Thomas McCall, 81, 964 Vail Road, Pikeville, died Thursday at Countryside Village. Funeral Saturday at 11 a.m. at United in Christ Church of which she was a member, 1314 Patetown Road, Goldsboro. The...

LOIS RAE MILLS

July 14, 1934-Aug. 3, 2017 Lois Rae Mills, 83, died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Lois was born in Wayne County July 14, 1934, to the late Charles Street Mills and Catherine Klienert...

EDELL ROBINSON SPEARMAN

Died Aug. 2, 2017 Edell Robinson Spearman, 85, Rose Hill, died Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be at St. Phillip AME Church of Rose Hill Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Harold...

REGINALD STEVENS

Jan. 27, 1958-July 30, 2017 Mr. Reginald Stevens, 59, 184 David Bright Road, Faison, passed Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro, N.C. The celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017,...

JO ANN BAKER TEDDER

June 8, 1942-Aug. 2, 2017 Jo Ann Baker Tedder, 75, passed away at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. She was born June 8, 1942, to the late Hubert Preston and Annie Ruth King Baker. In...

Thursday, August 3, 2017

NOE M. BENITEZ

Noe Molina Benitez, 58, Seven Springs, died Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EDNA S. DAVIS

June 20, 1919- Aug. 1, 2017 Mrs. Edna Sloan Davis, 98, Calypso resident, passed away peacefully at her home early evening Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. She was a retired homemaker and farm wife, and had been employed in the...

WILLIAM E. EAKES

June 18, 1955-July 29, 2017 William Earl "Buddy Roe" Eakes, 62, LaGrange, died Saturday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. He was born June 18, 1955, in Lenoir County to the late Arthur...

BEVERLY BROWN FARMER

Died July 29, 2017 Beverly Brown Farmer, 58, 3507 Central Heights Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Memorial service will be today at noon at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

ORA LOUISE GRANT

May 16, 1933-Aug. 1, 2017 Ora Louise Grant, 84, Goldsboro, passed away late Tuesday night. Louise was born in Wayne County May 16, 1933, to the late Emmitt Jones and Ada Davis Jones. She was married to the late...

MARY J. HARRIS

Mary Jo Harris, 69, 102 Brookwood Drive, died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

LAVETTA F. HARRIS

Died July 30, 2017 Lavetta Faye Harris, 72, 200 Spring Garden St., Greensboro, died Sunday. Funeral will be today at Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Wilson at noon. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery of Wilson. Arrangements...

EDITH M. HILL

Edith M. Hill, 81, 150 Daniel Hill Lane, Faison, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

WILLIE M. HILL

Willie Mae Hardee Hill, 89, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES J. JARMON

May 6, 1946-Aug. 1, 2017 James Junior Jarmon, 71, 808A Olivia Lane, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 at Place of Refuge Church. He was born May 6, 1946, in Wayne County to...

LYNN LINKER

July 17, 1942-Aug. 1, 2017 Lynn Linker, 75, died Tuesday at Wayne UNC Healthcare. Funeral will be private at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Joanna Stallings officiating. Born in Cabarrus County, he was the son of the...

MARK K. MITCHELL

Died July 27, 2017 Mark Kevin Mitchell, 59, 5104 Country Club Drive North, Wilson, died July 27 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro. Funeral will be Friday at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson at 10:30 a.m....

MAMIE H. LONG MOORE

Died July 29, 2017 Mamie Helen Long Moore, 95, 410 Brown Drive, James City community of New Bern, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service of reflection and celebration will be 6 to 8 tonight at Pilgrim...

HELEN COLE PIERCE

Oct. 4, 1928-Aug. 2, 2017 Helen Cole Pierce, 88, Princeton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. Helen was born in Johnston County Oct. 4, 1928, to the late Alison and Julia Brown...

HAZEL MAE PREAST

Jan. 5, 1926-Aug. 1, 2017 Hazel Mae Gray Preast, 91, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at Helping Hands Family Care Home while surrounded by her family. Hazel was born in Fayette County, W. Va., Jan. 5, 1926,...

ANNETTE ROYALL

Feb. 11, 1946-Aug. 2, 2017 Annette Scherf Royall, 71, died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Heathcare. Funeral will be private. Born Feb. 11, 1946, in Trier, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Vinzenz and Lidwina Lamberti Scherf. She...

REGINALD STEVENS

Jan. 27, 1958-July 30, 2017 Mr. Reginald Stevens, 59, 184 David Bright Road, Faison, passed Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro, N.C. The celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017,...

JESSE TAYLOR

Died July 28, 2017 Jesse Taylor, 91, 440 Jefferson St., Wilson, died Friday at home. Graveside service will be Saturday in Fields Cemetery in Emporia, Va. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

DORIS KAY WHITFIELD

Aug. 9, 1959-July 28, 2017 Doris Kay Whitfield, 506 Rollingwood Drive, Dudley, died Friday at her residence. She was born Sunday, Aug. 9, 1959, to the late Willo and Mary Jane Parks Whitfield Homegoing services will be held Saturday...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

CLAUDE ARTIS

Claude Artis, 97, died Monday at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Snow Hill. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

CLADYE M. BRITTON

Cladye Muse Britton, 82, died Tuesday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

ARMINTA BROWN

Oct. 14, 1935-July 31, 2017 Arminta Minshew Brown, 81, Rockingham, died at home Monday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Crestview Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robby Stewart officiating. Interment will be in Richmond County Memorial Park. She...

PERRY L. CARLTON SR.

Died July 28, 2017 Perry Lee Carlton Sr., 92, 113 Short St., Mount Olive, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Perry Carlton Jr. presiding and the...

HELEN MORGAN HASSELL

June 12, 1926-July 31, 2017 Helen Morgan Hassell, 91, Goldsboro, went to be with her Lord Monday, July 31, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Helen was born in Johnston County June 12, 1926, to...

JAMES J. JARMON

James J. Jarmon, 71, 808A Olivia Lane, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

LARRY RAY SMITH

July 3, 1948-Aug. 1, 2017 Larry Ray Smith, 69, resident of the Mount Olive area in the Rones Chapel community, died early Tuesday morning, Aug. 1, at home. Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 3, at 2 p.m. at...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

CRYSTAL L. WILSON-CANNON

Died July 28, 2017 Crystal Lynn Wilson-Cannon, 49, 103 Sunny Vale Court, Jacksonville, died Friday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Bryant Chapel AME Zion Church in Cove City. Interment...

MILDRED SINGLETON BAILEY

Jan. 23, 1925-July 30, 2017 Mildred Singleton Bailey, 92, passed away early Sunday morning at the home of her son in Garner while surrounded by her family. Mildred was born in Wayne County Jan. 23, 1925, to the late...

LUCILLE HARE DAIL and LARRY EDWARD DAIL

July 11, 1951-July 29, 2017 Jan. 3, 1947-July 30, 2017 Lucille Hare Dail, 66, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center, and Larry Edward Dail, 70, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice...

JIMMIE L. HARRIS

Jimmie Lee Harris, 67, 513 Lodge St., Wilson, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

NELLIE H. JACKSON

Jan. 25, 1931-July 30, 2017 Nellie Howell Jackson, 86, Goldsboro, peacefully passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, while surrounded by her family. Nellie was born Jan. 25, 1931, in LaGrange to the late Tom Howell and Sudie Harrison Howell....

BOBBY D. KING

July 30, 1969-July 28, 2017 Bobby Durwood King, 47, Jacksonville, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter in Wilmington surrounded by his loving family. Bobby was born July 30, 1969, in Mount Olive,...

HARRY LEE JR.

Died July 30, 2017 Harry Lee Jr., 87, Leland, formerly of Duplin County, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at First Baptist Church of Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. W.K. Raynor officiating. Burial will...