Betsy Rose Davis Outlaw
Died June 30, 2019
Betsy Rose Davis Outlaw, 69, passed away early Sunday morning at her home surrounded by her family.
Betsy retired from Unifirst after 20 years of service. She loved dancing and shagging. Betsy was a charter member and one of the first 12 members of the Sugarfoot Shag Club from Goldsboro. She loved to play poker with “The Golden Girls,” but her greatest love was her grandchildren. Betsy loved to spend all her time loving on her grandchildren and spoiling them. She always enjoyed the opportunity to teach them how to cook. Betsy will be remembered for her famous homemade carrot cake that her family would always fight over. For many years, she collected antique dolls and enjoyed watching her favorite NASCAR driver, Rusty Wallace.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate Betsy’s life at 11 a.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Pete Williams officiating. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park.
Betsy is survived by her husband, William “Glenn” Outlaw; daughter-in-law, Shanna Wilson Wiggins; son, Scott Wiggins and wife, Jaime; son, Chris Outlaw and wife, Jessica; daughter, Angela Shader; and 12 grandchildren, Deanna, Jodi, Sophie, Zoey, Mason, Tucker, Fisher, Alder, Hope, Faith, Caden “Cade” and Cameron “Cam-Cam.” She is also survived by her brothers, Steve Davis and Ricky Davis, and a number of nieces, nephews and special friends she loved very much.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Davis; parents, Raymond D. and Agnes Hart; brother, James “Jimmy” Davis; and son, Davis Brent Wiggins.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in her memory to the American Heart Association or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Joyce Cooper Farfour
Died June 29, 2019
Joyce Cooper Farfour (Jan) passed away Saturday June 29, 2019, at her home.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Goldsboro. Burial will follow at Willow Dale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 3, 2019, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church.
Joyce retired from Smith Hardware Company after many years. In addition to her family, Joyce’s passions were flower gardening and painting. She loved to sketch, paint and share her artwork with everyone. Joyce would always share cards, notes and pictures and flowers on birthdays, anniversaries or for no reason, just because. Joyce was a kind and loving wife, mother and grandmother always taking the time to think about others.
Joyce is survived by her son, Richard Edmund Farfour (Rick), and his fiancee, Jodie M. Williamson; her grandson, Matthew R. Capps (Matt); her sisters, Mrs. H.C. Gray (Buzzy) and Mrs. Bessie McKoy; her brother, George W. Cooper (Buddy), and his wife, Hazel Cooper; a very special caregiver, Cecilia Menley; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, George and Celeste Cooper; her husband of 60 years, Edmund G. Farfour (Slugger); and her daughter, Freida Farfour Capps.
The family is most appreciative of the staff of Community Home Health and Hospice, especially Sheree Justus, Carie Brown and Tameka, for their kind and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joyce’s name to St. Luke United Methodist Church, 1608 East Pine St., Goldsboro, NC 27530.
The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.
Zelda W. Johnson
Feb. 28, 1942-June 30, 2019
Zelda Mae Wiggins Johnson, 77, Calypso resident, died early Sunday morning, June 30, 2019, at Wayne Hospital.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 5, at 7 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Mount Olive, followed by visitation.
Burial will be Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at Calypso Cemetery. Family and friends are also being received at the home of Sue and Karl Miller.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of Unity Baptist Church, and had been employed in bygone years at Barcalounger, but her most enjoyable working experience was with Mount Olive Presbyterian Church as its secretary/administrative assistant.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy R. “Tink” Johnson; parents, Oscar and Maddie Raines Wiggins; sisters, Polly Jensen, Brenda Worley and Susan Stott; and brothers, Rufus Wiggins and Albert Wiggins.
Surviving family includes daughter and son-in-law, Sue J. and Karl Miller, of Mount Olive; grandchildren, Shannon Leigh Jones with Richard Pearson, and Daniel F. Hyde with Amber Norris, all of Mount Olive; great-grandchildren, Morgan Underwood, James Pearson and Alyson Pearson; and a special niece, Kathy Jensen, of Wisconsin, as well as other nieces and nephews.
Flowers are welcome; however appreciated would be memorial gifts to Cures for the Colors, c/o SMOC, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534, or non-monetary gifts to Red Cross through donations of blood.
A Tyndall service.
Died June 29, 2019
Eleanor Gibbs died Saturday.
Funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Seven Springs Baptist Church.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are by Rouse Funeral Home.
B.G. Ginn, 92, died Monday at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Kinston.
Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.