Faye W. Harrell

Faye W. Harrell

Faye W. Harrell

June 18, 1935-May 5, 2019

Faye Watson Harrell, 83, Mount Olive resident, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019.

Born in Catawba County, her parents were the late Foy S. Watson and Etta Mae Harris Watson. She was also the sister of the late Ruby Holland, Betty Jean Ard, Roy Watson, Carl Watson, Foy Watson Jr. and J. B. Watson.

Mrs. Harrell is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Charles Hopkins Harrell Sr.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rene’ H. and David Walker, of Tennessee, and Kelly H. and Michael Helms, of Goldsboro; a son, Charles H. Harrell Jr., of California; a brother, Eddie Watson and wife, Frances, of Asheville; six grandchildren, Christian Walker and wife, Carmen, Bryan Walker and wife, Bethany, Dara Ferrell and husband, Aaron, Logan Ford and husband, Chris, Sydney Hand and Charles H. Harrell III; and two great-grandchildren, Bingham Walker and Bayla Walker.

Mrs. Harrell was a retired school teacher with 36 years of combined service with Wayne Country Day School and Wayne County Schools. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and Delta Kappa Gamma teacher’s sorority.

A woman of great faith, she accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age. She demonstrated an unshakable faith and totally believed in Jesus the Christ and lived an exemplary life in accordance to Biblical teachings.

She was a beautiful lady both inside and out. Her personality and beauty were just as pretty, making her both elegant and stunning. One who enjoyed travel, she had the pleasure of many trips, several of which were abroad, to explore God’s beautiful earth. She also enjoyed trips to the coastal area. To her, family was everything. She was actively involved in the lives of her children and grandchildren, and by her actions, one could know she loved her family with her total being.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 9, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive, followed by burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, and at other times at the residence. Flowers are welcome, or memorial gifts may be made to the Faye W. Harrell Endowment Fund for the Department of Business, University of Mount Olive, 634 Henderson St., Mount Olive, N.C., 28365, or the Free Will Baptist Children’s Home, P.O. Box 249, Middlesex, N.C., 27557.

A Tyndall Service.


Laura Lee Jones

Laura Lee Jones

Laura Lee Jones

Sept. 30, 1946-May 6, 2019

Laura Lee Butler Jones, 72, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Laura was born in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30, 1946, one of 13 children to the late Robert Preston Butler and Mary Catherine Guilroy Butler.

For over 20 years, Laura worked as a teacher’s assistant with St. Mary Catholic School and enjoyed the opportunities given to her by helping to impact the lives of so many children. Laura loved St. Mary Catholic Parish and was a dedicated and faithful servant her entire life. She always enjoyed the opportunity to work in her garden and with her flowers as was always reflected in the beauty of her yard. Above all, she loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her precious grandchildren. She will be missed.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Parish. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary of St. Mary Catholic Parish.

Laura is survived by her husband of 55 years, Harold David Jones; son, Lawrence David Jones; daughter, Katie Jones Hildreth and husband, Glen; grandchildren, Kellie Jones, Gavin Hildreth, Parker Hildreth and Camden Hildreth; sisters, Mary Smoot, Barbara Johnson, Catherine Smith and Susan Glidden; and brother, John Butler.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kevin Lee Jones.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in her memory to Cures for the Colors, SMOC, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Jarvis Lee Bizzell

Jarvis Lee Bizzell

Jarvis Lee Bizzell

Nov. 6, 1955-May 1, 2019

Jarvis Lee Bizzell, 63, of Goldsboro, died Wednesday at home.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 11 a.m. to noon at Word of Truth Christian Fellowship Church, 1401 N. Carolina Street, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530, followed by Life Celebration at noon with Pastor Timothy Dortch officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park, 2925 U.S. Hwy 117 South, Dudley, N.C.

Jarvis was born Nov. 6, 1955, to the late John Lee and Helen Floyd Bizzell. He is survived by his wife, Jacintia M. Bizzell, and five siblings.

Professional services entrusted to McIntyre Funeral Home of Goldsboro, N.C.


Sadie Shearod

Sadie Shearod

Sadie Shearod

Sept. 7, 1926-May 2, 2019

The Rev. Sadie Hollingsworth Richardson Shearod, 92, of 214 Bunche Drive, died Thursday in the Brian Center.

She was born Sept. 7, 1926, in Wayne County, to the late Louis and Mattie Budd Hollingsworth and is survived by four children.

Funeral service will be held Thursday at noon at Word of Truth Christian Fellowship Church. Burial will follow in the Old Mill Cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m. with the family present to receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. at Haskins Funeral Home. The family will assemble at the residence in preparation for the funeral service.

Arrangements are by Haskins Funeral Home and Cremations, Goldsboro.


Ralph B. Hall

Died April 30, 2019

Ralph Bernard Hall Sr., 79, of Magnolia, died April 30 at Heartland Living and Rehabilitation Center in Greensboro.

Funeral will be Friday at noon at the First Baptist Church in Chinquapin, with the Rev. Charles Farmer officiating. Burial will be in Graham Family Cemetery in Magnolia.

He is survived by three sons.

Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. to noon at the church.

Arrangements by Rose Hill Funeral Home.

Gladys Herdon

Gladys Herndon, 76, of 506 Pike St., Wilson, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home.

Shelia D. Williams

Shelia Denise Williams, 42, of 181 Jerkins Road, Trenton, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home.

James J. Rowe

James Jasper Rowe, 88, of 209 Graham St., died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center

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

Aaron Blanchard

Aaron Blanchard, 21, died Monday at home.

Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.