Dennis H. Lee

Dec. 3, 1953-Nov. 16, 2018

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Dennis Harold Lee, 64, died Friday evening at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Joseph Ellis Lee and Edna Doris Thompson Lee.

A private time of remembrance to celebrate Dennis’ life will be held with family and close friends.

Dennis is survived by his children, Christopher and Kristie Lee, Kevin and Amanda Lee, Shannon and Michael Wiggins and Michael and Lee Ann Lee; his brothers, Bob Lee and Troy Lee; a sister, Brenda Champion; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Somerset Court of Goldsboro, 603 Lockhaven Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro is serving the Lee family, and online condolences may be sent through


Johnny F. Barnes Jr.

Johnny Frank Barnes Jr. died Tuesday at Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, LaGrange.

Archie G. Simmons

Archie G. Simmons, 55, 5739 Wyse Ford Road, Dover, died Thursday at home.

Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home, Kinston.

Margie R. Green Pugh

Died Nov. 11, 2018

Margie Ree Green Pugh, 71, 185 Etta Lane, died Nov. 11 at CarolinaEast Medical Center, New Bern.

Funeral will be noon Monday at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ayden Cemetery.

Visitation will be an hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are by Trinity Memorial Funeral Home.

Annette L. Weller

Annette Lynn Weller, 48, died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson.

Emily W. Privott

Sept. 12, 1934-Nov. 14, 2018

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Emily Virginia Warrick Privott, 84, died Wednesday at home.

Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Elton Warrick Sr. and the late Edith Virginia Hedgecock Warrick.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Mack Harvel Privott, and a son, Ben Privott.

Emily was a member of First Baptist Church, where she was formerly the church hostess, one of the first women deacons, a kindergarten teacher and a longtime Girl Scout leader.

Her favorite job of all was taking care of her family.

She was a 1952 graduate of Goldsboro High School and a 1956 graduate of Guilford College with a degree in elementary education.

A service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Glenn Phillips Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Willowdale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall and at other times at the home.

Mrs. Privott is survived by her children, Edie Privott Jeziorski and husband, Mike, Mike Privott and his wife, Mary Clair, Jenny Privott Bunn and her husband, Kevin, and Allan Privott and wife, Michele; her grandchildren, Kait and Jake Wallace, John Jeziorski, Will Jeziorski, Noah Privott, Georgia Privott, Hilary and Jeff Guernier, Graham and Taylor Bunn, Mack Privott and Tighe Privott; and a great-grandchild, Cooper Wallace.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to First Baptist Church Children and Youth Fund, 125 S. John St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. is serving the family, and online condolences may be directed to


Henry T. Dunbar

Becky Dunbar

Henry T. Dunbar died July 28, 2018.

Becky Dunbar died Aug. 5, 2018.

There is a celebration of life service planned for Henry and Becky Dunbar at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 at Falling Creek Baptist Church in Grantham, N.C.


Betty J. Walker Harvey

Betty Jane Walker Harvey, 90, died Thursday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory.

Theresa S. Stallings

Oct. 9, 1956-Nov. 15, 2018

Theresa Sharon Stallings, 62, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Vidant Medical Center following a brief and sudden illness.

Theresa was born Oct. 9, 1956, the daughter of Burgess L. and Bonna Lee Hardy Stallings.

She was a lifelong resident of the Jason community, and had been a very active member of Jason Fire Department.

Theresa was employed with RHA at Bear Creek, the former Howell’s Child Care. She had a genuine calling in helping others, and also a deep love for animals and pets.

She was preceded in death by her father, Burgess Lee Stallings Sr., and uncle, Monty Hilbourn.

Her surviving family includes her mother, Bonna H. Stallings; brother, Burgess Lee Stallings Jr. (Annis) of Snow Hill; niece, Stacey Stallings Sutton (Chad) of Goldsboro; great-nieces, Harper Sutton, Finley Sutton and Grayson Sutton; aunt, Belinda H. Hilbourn of LaGrange; uncle, Edwin Hardy (Joyce) of LaGrange; and her little dog, Tiny.

Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange, with the Rev. Edward Thornton officiating.

The family will receive friends informally Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jason Volunteer Fire Department. In keeping with Theresa’s casual manner, you are encouraged to dress casually and comfortably.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Jason Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Edwin Hardy, 7933 N.C. 903 South, LaGrange, N.C., 28551.

Online condolences at


Nora Simmons Lee

Nora Simmons Lee, 64, 906 N. Madison Ave., died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.

Robert W. Gay

Robert Walter Gay, 74, Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Alex J. Hardison

May 13, 1994-Nov. 14, 2018

Alex Jordan Hardison, 24, LaGrange, died Wednesday.

Memorial service will be Monday at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home.

He was the son of William Preston Hardison and Robin Lee Bryant.

Visitation will follow the service.

Arrangements are by Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange.