Bennie Grady

Bennie Grady

Jan. 11, 1945-Nov. 26, 2018

Benjamin Lewis “Bennie” Grady Sr., 73, Faison area farmer and agribusinessman, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.

Visitation will be at Tyndall Funeral Home, Mount Olive, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral is Thursday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m. at Faison Methodist Church. Burial will be in Faison Cemetery.

He was son of the late Jim and Mildred S. Grady; husband of Michele Tucker Grady; father of Ambre G. Jenkins and Lewis Grady (and Ashley); brother to Jerry and Steve Grady and the late James Earl and Dwight Grady; and loving grandfather to Cole, Claire, Will and Shea.

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Creather Bass

July 24, 1944-Nov. 24, 2018

Creather Bass, 74, 208 Glenwood Trail, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice.

Funeral will be Friday at noon at Greenleaf Christian Church. Burial will be in Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery at 2 p.m.

She was born on July 24, 1944, in Fayetteville to Roy and Odessa Platt Jones. She was married to Bobby Bass.

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

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

Susan B. Raynor

June 24, 1940-Nov. 26, 2018

Susan Barber “Sue” Raynor, 78, died Monday.

Funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park.

She was born June 24, 1940, in Johnston County to the late Clarence Barber and Viola Braswell Barber. She was married to Walt Raynor.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Rouse Funeral Home.

Antonia R. Pearson

Oct. 20, 1958-Nov. 24, 2018

Antonia Rose Pearson, 60, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations.

She was born Oct. 20, 1958, in Wayne County to Jimmie and Rose Marie Bryant Pearson.

She is survived by her daughter.

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

Jeffrey G. Deans

April 3, 1963-Nov. 26, 2018

Jeffrey Glenn Deans, 55, died Monday at home.

All services will be held privately by the family.

He was born April 3, 1963, in Wilson County to the late Bobby Deans and Patricia Owens Brock.

Arrangements are by Kenly Funeral and Cremation Service.