Nathaniel Aaron Breshears

Nathaniel Aaron Breshears

Nathaniel Aaron Breshears

Died May 11, 2019

Nathaniel Aaron Breshears passed away in his home Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Nathan loved music, physics and theology.

He adored his dog, Charlie, and all other animals.

His face would light up anytime he saw his niece’s pictures or videos.

He was very much loved and will by missed greatly!

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a service to celebrate Nathan’s life at 2 p.m. in the chapel, with the Rev. Andy Stovall presiding.

He is survived by his father, John F. Breshears; mother, Catherine O’Rourke Breshears; sister, Gina Breshears; brother, John Breshears; sister-in-law, Autumn Breshears; niece, Isabelle Breshears; brother, Patrick Breshears; nieces, Penelope Tovar-Breshears and Genevieve Tovar-Breshears; his uncles, Timothy O’Rourke, Patrick O’Rourke and Jim O’Rourke; and his aunts, Peggy Johnson, Theresa Lee, Cece McRae, Beth Baynes, Barbara Sullivan and Mary Jo McGraw.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, George O’Rourke and Catherine O’Rourke, and his paternal grandmother, Johnnie Potonick.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his memory to Parents of Addicted Loved Ones, 11225 N. 28th Drive, Suite B102, Phoenix, Ariz., 85029.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at


Mr. William Wiley

Died May 11, 2019

Mr. William Wiley, 78, 515 Rogers Ave., Wilson, N.C., passed Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Goldsboro, N.C.

The funeral service is scheduled for Friday, May 17, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Contending for the Faith Church Ministries, 1006 Academy St., Wilson, N.C. Pastor Willie T. Thomas will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Lane Street Extension, Wilson, N.C.

A public visitation will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Wilson, N.C.

The family will receive friends at the home, where it will assemble Friday at noon in preparation for the funeral procession.

Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Wilson, N.C.

Condolences may be posted to or faxed to 252-991-2249.


Christopher Armwood

June 1, 1975-May 11, 2019

Christopher “Buddy Young” Armwood, 43, Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Funeral will be noon today at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church.

He was born June 1, 1975, in Duplin County to Annette Armwood and Donald Ray Loftin. He was married to Desiree Brannon.

He is survived by his children.

Arrangements are by J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.

Aguiliano R. Gomez

Jan. 29, 1963-May 11, 2019

Aguiliano Rodriquez Gomez, 56, 166 Itock Loop Road, Cove City, died Saturday at CarolinaEast Medical Center, New Bern.

Funeral will be 6 p.m. Saturday in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mexico.

He was born Jan. 29, 1963, to Ignacio Rodriquez Gomez and Imelda Gomez Cruz.

Margie Reid Lewis

April 5, 1948-May 10, 2019

Margie Reid Lewis, 71, 108 W. Mill St., Fremont, died Friday in the Brian Center.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at St. James Disciples Church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

She was born April 5, 1948, in Wayne County to Charles B. and Sue Forte Reid.

She is survived by four children.

Visitation will be 2 to 7 tonight, with the family present 6 to 7, at Haskins Funeral Home and Cremations. At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, where it will assemble for the funeral procession.

Liza J. Wade Fortune

Died May 13, 2019

Liza Jane Wade Fortune, 67, Snow Hill, died Monday at home.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rouse’s Abundant Life Ministries. Interment will be in Snow Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home chapel.

Carolyn A. Dawson

Died May 8, 2019

Carolyn Ann Dawson, 74, 100 Morningside Drive, Vanceboro, died May 8 at Vidant Medical Center.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Queen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Jenkins Family Cemetery, Vanceboro.

Visitation will be an hour prior to the service. The family will assemble at the home for the funeral procession.

Arrangements are by Trinity Memorial Funeral Home, Kinston.

James H. Matthis

Dec. 24, 1929-May 15, 2019

James Harold Matthis, 89, Warsaw, died Wednesday at The Gardens of Rose Hill.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Devotional Gardens.

He was born Dec. 24, 1929, in Duplin County to Dr. Leroy and Eva Boney Matthis.

Gregory L. Cain

Gregory Lee Cain, 57, Pennsylvania, formerly of Dudley, died Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.

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

Carmelo G. Perez

Carmelo Guierrez Perez, 41, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.

Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home.