Shirley Peacock Webb
Aug. 30, 1931-Nov. 10, 2018
Shirley Peacock Webb, 87, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Wayne UNC Health Care.
Shirley was born in Greene County on Aug. 30, 1931, to the late Bernie and Belle Oglesby Peacock. She was married for 56 years to the late Sam Webb. Shirley worked as a certified nurse’s assistant with Wayne Memorial Hospital and retired after 30 years of service. She also enjoyed yard work and gardening, as reflected by her beautiful yard.
Shirley loved Grace Baptist Church and was a dedicated and faithful servant. She had a large extended circle of family and friends, and they were all very special to her. She will be missed, but greatly remembered.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church followed by a service to celebrate Shirley’s Christian life at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary with the Rev. Jason Stoeber officiating. Interment will be on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. At other times the family will be at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Brenda Webb.
Shirley is survived by her sons, Ronnie Webb and wife, Brenda, of Goldsboro and Tony Webb of Goldsboro; and three grandchildren, Timmy Webb, David Webb and Brian Platt. She is also survived by her sisters, Melva Taylor of Ayden, Janet Sharpe of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Pearl Olds of Chesapeake, Virginia.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Durwood Webb; infant daughter, Beverly Webb; brother, Earl Peacock; and sister, Bernice Jones.
Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to Cures for the Colors, SMOC, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC, 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
DORIS B. BRITT
June 3, 1931-Nov. 12, 2018
Doris Blackmon Britt, 87, of the Grantham community, passed away Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was the daughter of the late Cleon S. and Lela Hockaday Blackmon, and was the widow of T.K. Britt. Mrs. Britt was a member of Eureka Christian Church, and a retired seamstress with Barry of Goldsboro. She was a talented seamstress, a wonderful cook and a beloved wife and mother.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Purvis officiating. Committal services will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Mrs. Britt is survived by her children, Thomas “Tommy” Cleon Britt and wife, Vivian, of Wilmington, Jennie Britt Kilpatrick and husband, Sonny, of Seven Springs, JoAnn Britt Johnson and husband, Scott, of Dunn and James Mosco Britt of Grantham; a sister, Joyce Edwards and husband, Ed, of Goldsboro; six grandchildren; and 6 1/2 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family request the donations be sent to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC, 27534.
The family would like to thank the staff of Kitty Askins Hospice Center for the love and care shown to their mother.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Britt family, and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.
Margie R. Green Pugh
Margie Ree Green Pugh, 71, 185 Etta Lane, Grifton “Pugh Town Community,” died Sunday at Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern.
She is survived by her children, who live in Maple Hill and Sneads Ferry.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home.
Jahlil D. Teachey
Jahlil Deneil Teachey, 17, 211 Banks Ave., died Saturday, Nov. 3.
Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Greater St. John Church with pastor Revelene Hutchins officiating. Burial will be at First Congregational Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Apostle D.L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel.
Arrangements are by McIntyre Funeral Home.
Carl Edward “Eddie” McKeel
July 29, 1956-Nov. 11, 2018
The Rev. Carl Edward “Eddie” McKeel, 62, of Goldsboro, was called home on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, to the loving arms of Jesus Christ his Lord.
Eddie was born in Wayne County on July 29, 1956, to Ralph Edward McKeel and Nancy Williams McKeel of Goldsboro. After accepting the call of God on his life, Eddie pursued an associate’s degree from Heritage Bible College. He served as pastor for three Pentecostal Free Will Baptist churches: Faro Chapel in Faro, Brogden in Dudley and Calvary Tabernacle in Salemburg. Eddie’s faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was his anchor. Eddie had a great love for children and served for many years at youth camps in Dunn, Camp Friendship and the camp for young children. He had been a faithful member of Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, where he used his many abilities to share the love of God. His sincere smile, enthusiastic love of life and concern for all people endeared him to those he met.
Eddie also worked for many years as a teacher’s assistant with Wayne County Public Schools and was serving currently at Rosewood High School. He also enjoyed floral design and would assist Carpel’s florist in Goldsboro during special seasons. Eddie will be missed but will be greatly remembered.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pikeville Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church followed by a service to celebrate Eddie’s Christian life at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary with the Rev. Don Sauls, the Rev. Charles Heath and the Rev. Horace Johnson officiating. At other times, the family will be at the home of his parents, 1800 Friendly Drive, Goldsboro. A private interment for the family will be Saturday in Pikeville Cemetery.
In addition to his parents, Eddie is survived by his wife of 41 years, Lovie Powell McKeel; son, Allen Daniel McKeel, of the home; daughter, Lindsey McKeel Haithcock and husband, Robert “Dub,” of Pikeville; and sister, Cindy M. Lancaster and husband, Richard, of Cary. He is also survived by his brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Carolyn Powell and Christia Smith; niece, Mindy Lancaster Rovito and husband, Julian; niece, Lauren Smith; nephews, Miles Smith, David Powell and Andrew Powell; and great-niece, Macy Tyler Lancaster.
He was preceded in death by his brother, William Gregory McKeel; his grandparents, Jodie and Dovie Crumpler McKeel and Carl and Louise Thompson Williams; and nephew, Tyler Daniel Lancaster.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given to the Crusader Youth Camp, P.O. Box 1568, Dunn, NC, 28335.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Edna Forehand Bissette
Jan. 12, 1926-Nov. 11, 2018
Edna Forehand Bissette, 92, peacefully passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Born in Wayne County on Jan. 12, 1926, she was the daughter of the late John Edward Forehand and Ida Howell Forehand.
A service to celebrate Edna’s life will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Smith and the Rev. Harold Jones officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home. Burial will be Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the Pikeville Cemetery.
Edna is survived by her husband of 75 years, Paul Bissette; daughter, Gail Barnes and husband, Jerry, of Pikeville; sons, Edward Bissette and wife, Janet, of Clayton, David Bissette of Pikeville, Randy Bissette of Pikeville, Ernie Bissette and wife, Lorelei, of Greenville and Adrian Bissette and wife, Christine, of Charlotte; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Tim Bissette and Christopher Bissette, and four sisters.
Online condolences may be sent to www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Leon “Doodle” Clawson Mitchell
Sept. 15, 1934-Nov. 11, 2018
Leon “Doodle” Clawson Mitchell, 84, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro and other times at his home. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Princeton.
Mr. Mitchell was born in Wayne County on Sept. 15, 1934, to the late Levi Edgar Mitchell and Esther Beasley Mitchell where he grew up on the family farm. He was a lifetime member of the Goldsboro Downtown Lions Club where he served as past president. He was owner and operator of his family business, Mitch Craft Boats Inc. Doodle was an avid car collector and built cars. He loved the outdoors and especially camping, hunting, fishing, water skiing, boating and traveling the country.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Kathleen Faircloth Mitchell; one son, Leon Frank Mitchell of Goldsboro; two daughters, Kathy Mitchell Weeks and Kerri Mitchell Aycock and husband, Mike, of Goldsboro; one brother, David Benton Mitchell and wife, Kay, of Goldsboro; three sisters, Pauline Faircloth and husband, Edmund, Joyce Cooke and Carol Mitchell and husband, Billy, all of Goldsboro; brother-in-law, Durwood Evans of Princeton; sister-in-law, Katie E. Mitchell of Goldsboro; six grandchildren, Brandon Ferguson, Brooke Adams and husband, Cody, Nathan Mitchell, Lyndsi Mitchell, Kalyn Aycock and Kenzi Aycock; and one great-granddaughter, Danielle Ferguson.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Mitchell was preceded in death by his brother, L.E. Mitchell, and a sister, Yvonne Evans.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC, 27534; Goldsboro Downtown Lions Club, P.O. Box 1413 Goldsboro, NC, 27530; or to 3HC, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC, 27534.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.