C. Gerald Sullivan
April 30, 1942- Jan. 11, 2019
Carlton Gerald Sullivan, 76, of the Rhodes community near Mount Olive, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2019, at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Gerald, a career car salesman primarily associated with Roy Jones Pontiac in Kinston, and later, Kinston Chrysler, was an avid gardener, particularly known for his large peaches. In earlier years, he had served with the United States Air Force and the N.C. National Guard and had been an officer with the Mount Olive Police Department. One who enjoyed music, he was a member of the Harmony Boys, a bluegrass gospel singing group from Mount Olive, for which he played the harmonica.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m. from Rhodes Friends Meeting, officiated by Minister Carroll Overman and Minister Coy Brock, followed by burial at Wayne Memorial Park. The family will be receiving friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Tyndall Funeral Home, and at other times at the home he shared with his mother. Flowers are welcome or if memorial donations are made, please consider Rhodes Friends Meeting, c/o Morgan Richards, 102 Oak Tree Lane, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.
Gerald is survived by his very special fiance and friend of many years, Donna Westbrook, of Grifton; his beloved mother, Virginia Bryan Sullivan of the home; three sons, Carlton Gerald “Junior” Sullivan Jr. of Swansboro, Anthony Keith Sulllivan of Sacramento, Calif., and William Gregory Sullivan; three stepdaughters, Peggy Fountain Sollars of Midlothian, Va., Tracy Pope Rojas of Chicago, Ill., and Kimberly Pope of Durham; his siblings, Karen Sullivan Reaves of Mount Olive, Wayne Sullivan and wife, Mary, of Goldsboro, Rita Sullivan Long and husband, Billy, of Mount Olive, and Jeanette Sullivan Bonthuis and husband, Tom, of Mount Olive; 10 grandchildren, Kayla, Jennifer, Benjamin, Brandon, Izabel, Zackery, Emma, Hunter, Lucas and Joshua; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Last but certainly not least, he leaves behind Fuji, a beloved Dachshund who was another of “Daddy’s boys.”
He was preceded in death by his father, John Lawrence Sullivan and a brother-in-law, Jerry Reaves.
A Tyndall service.
Edna W. Barrow
July 18, 1928-Jan. 12, 2019
Edna Earle Walston Barrow, age 90, Snow Hill, passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 12, 2019, at Wayne UNC Health Care surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Barrow was born on July 18, 1928, to the late William Murphy “Dock” and Pattie Elizabeth Walston in the Walstonburg community of Greene County. However, the Shine Community was her home for 72 years and the place she loved.
She was married to the love of her life for 71 years, the late Rayford “Buck” Barrow. She told her children that she fell in love with him the minute she first saw him. Together they provided a solid Christian home for their three daughters and eventually a loving place for their grandchildren to visit. In the early years, she worked alongside her husband on the farm and then later worked for several companies in the area after leaving the farming life. Being a homemaker and taking care of her family was her main love. She enjoyed gardening and yardwork, especially growing the flowers that surrounded their home so many years. Whenever the time permitted, Edna and her husband loved to travel with friends and family creating many memories they cherished. Edna was a kind and loving woman who wanted to live her life as the Lord would have expected, always showing kindness and Christian love to those around her. She was a member of Free Gospel Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Robert Rose and brothers, Melford Walston, R.T. Walston and Harvey Walston.
She is survived by her children, Joan Rose of Pikeville, Edna (Jon) Hoogewind of Williamsburg, Va., and Audrey Walker of Snow Hill; sister, Betty Langston of Wake Forest and Bennett “Pie” Walston of Walstonburg; a special brother-in-law, Ronald Barrow of Snow Hill; sisters-in-law, Myrtle Heath of Snow Hill and Jean Newsome of Wilmington; grandchildren, Angie Costello of Ashburn, Va., April Novak of Arnold, Md., Amy Reilly of Wilmington, John Walker of Snow Hill, Bert Rose of New Bern, Beth Rose and Amy Cecil of High Point, and Mary Margaret Radford of Wilson; and great-grandchildren, Kayla, Cameron, Evan, Erin, Mary Glenn, Ali, Vance, Caroline, Thomas and Joseph. She is also survived by her very special close friend and caregiver, Helen Stocks whom she considered her fourth daughter.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Free Gospel PFWB Church with Pastor Mike Parks officiating. Interment will immediately follow at the Snow Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday prior to the service beginning at 12:30 p.m. All other times, the family will be at the Barrow residence, 1224 Shine Road, Snow Hill, N.C.
Flowers are welcome, however, memorials may be made to Free Gospel Church, 145 Free Gospel Road, Snow Hill, N.C., 28580 or Kitty Askins Hospice, 107 Handley Park Ct., Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.
Aaron E. Williams
Died Jan. 5, 2019
Aaron Earl Williams, 63, 711 Waters St., died Jan. 5 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at The Lords Table with Pastor Winford Galmon officiating. Burial will follow in Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Apostle D.L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel and one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Arrangements by McIntyre Funeral Home.