Lucille Hare Smith, 90, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Wayne UNC Health Care.

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Willie Lee “Caldonia” Thompson, 77, died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Thomas Earl “Tom” Capps Jr., 63, Mount Olive, died July 15 at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Marion Lee “Tim” Talton, 82, Nahunta, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Verla Chestnutt Tew, 82, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Vernestine B. Moses, 80, Dudley, died July 16 in Columbia, S.C. 

Leslie Whitfield, 88, died July 12 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Harry Truman Williams, 75, died Wednesday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Audrey Bowden White, 84, Columbia, S.C., died Saturday at Prisma Health Richland Hospital.

Ruffin Lee Ward, 92, Lucama, died Wednesday at home.

Humberto Montana, 68, Durham, died Wednesday at home.

Cynthia “Cindy” Lynn Smith Gurley, 56, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Matt Syvite Moore, 68, died Friday at home.

Sherry Freeman died July 2.

Samuel “Sam” Bryant Jr., South Hill, Va., died July 14 at home.

Glendora Wall Rowe, 86, Goldsboro, was received into the arms of her Heavenly Father Thursday, July 15, 2021.

Novella Brock Gay, 96, Mount Olive, died Friday at Genesis Health Care.

Gerrylee Crocker, 80, died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Mr. Willie Ray Davis, 79, the Grantham community, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.

Sheila Kay Thompson, 65, Pikeville, died Tuesday at UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill.

Joyce Gardner Banks, 82, Philadelphia, formerly of Parkstown, died.

Brenda S. Vaughn, 73, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Devin Taylor, 30, Raleigh, died July 6 at home.

Hilda Anna Askew Witherington, 81, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family.

Henry Eugene Ward, 64, died Wednesday at UNC Wayne Health Care.

Allen W. Mervin, 80, died Monday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation.