Sept. 8, 1933-May 10, 2019
Hazel Joyce Worrell Smith, 85, Goldsboro, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, at Wayne UNC Health Care.
Born in Wayne County on Sept. 8, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Bruce Worrell Sr. and Lucettia Overman Worrell.
Joyce was a homemaker and a member of Woods Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.
A service to celebrate Joyce’s life will be held Monday, May 13, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Woods Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Teague officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall and at other times at the home.
Burial will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park.
Joyce is survived by her husband of 68 years, Russell “Doc” Smith; daughters, Cindy Darden and husband, Al, Lisa Smith; sons, Russell Keith Smith and wife, Susan, Craig Smith and wife, Doris, and Kelvin Smith and wife, Tonya; sister, Shirley Clark; brothers, Kenneth Worrell and wife, Barbara, Bruce Worrell Jr. and wife, Ann, Billy Worrell, and John Worrell; 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren (and three on the way); one great-great-grandchild; one stepgranddaughter; and two stepgreat-granddaughters.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be sent to Woods Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, 4009 Central Heights Road, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
Nov. 6, 1940-May 11, 2019
Billy Swinson, 78, of Dudley passed away on Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Willis Henry and Florrie Mae Swinson, and was the husband of Iris Swinson.
Billy was a lifetime member of Dudley Christian Church and a past member of the Dudley Volunteer Fire Department. Billy was retired from the NCDOT as a sign erector, and had also worked as a farmer and a landscaper.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 until 2 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Blaine Smith officiating with committal services following in Wayne Memorial Park. At the family’s request, casual attire is acceptable.
In addition to his wife, Billy is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Cooley and husband, Burt of Dudley; his son, Todd Swinson of Warsaw; a sister, Carolyn Cobb and husband Dicky of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Tyler Cooley, Hannah Cooley, and Alexis Swinson; and a special friend, Bill Baker of Goldsboro.
In addition to his parents, Billy is preceded in death by his brothers, Royce and Allen Swinson.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534 or Dudley Christian Church, 212 O’Berry Road, Dudley, NC 28333
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Swinson family, and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com
William Wiley, 78, Wilson, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson.
Richard Coleman, 64, 2150 Hull Road, Kinston, died Thursday at the North Carolina State Veterans Home.
Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc., Kinston.
Carolyn A. Dawson
Carolyn Ann Dawson, 73, 100 Morningside Drive, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center.
Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
Gloria J. Lyons-Rivera
Gloria Jean Lyons-Rivera, 67, 3720 Ashebrook Drive, died Thursday at Wilson Medical Center.
Arrangements pending at Stevens Funeral Home, Wilson.
Christopher “Buddy Young” Armwood, 43, of Dudley, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care.
Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.