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Sunday, February 18, 2018

REGINALD L. BARNES

June 2, 1969-Feb. 15, 2018 Reginald L. Barnes, 48, Wilson, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral is Thursday at 1 p.m. at Wilson Chapel FWB Church. Burial at Hamilton Burial Gardens. He was born June 2, 1969,...

SHARON L. BEASLEY

Oct. 7, 1969-Feb. 16, 2018 Sharon Lynn Beasley, 48-year-old resident of the Seven Springs area, died Friday night at her home. A service of remembrance will be Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. at Grant's Chapel Free Will Baptist...

BARBARA M. BISSETTE

July 20, 1947-Feb. 15, 2018 Barbara Marie Lassiter Bissette, 70, Belfast community, died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside service is today at 2 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, LaGrange. She was born in Wayne County on...

ANDREW BRINSON JR.

Andrew Brinson Jr., 71, Wilson, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

WILLIE J. BRITT

Feb. 26, 1924-Feb. 16, 2018 Willie J. Britt, age 93, of Mount Olive, passed away peacefully at Wayne UNC Health Care on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born in Wayne County on Feb. 26,...

ANDY BRYAN

June 2, 1957-Feb. 14, 2018 George Anderson "Andy" Bryan Jr., 60, of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Andy was born June 2, 1957, in Lenoir County to George Anderson Bryan Sr. and Betty Jean Bryan. He worked...

JOHN CHAPMAN

John Chapman, 67, 3668 Wayne Memorial Drive, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

RANDALL COONE

July 29, 1936-Feb. 16, 2018 Randall Coone, Goldsboro, passed away on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Woodard's Care. Randall was born in Barbourville, Ky., on July 29, 1936, to the late Eugene Richard Coone and Martha Perry Coone. He...

MARY LOUISE MCMILLAN CUNNINGHAM

Nov. 14, 1938-Feb. 15, 2018 Mary Louise Cunningham, 79, left this world to be with Jesus Thursday evening while surrounded by her family. Mary was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother whose love for life and others was...

ALEXANDER Y. DELCID

May 25, 2016-Feb. 12, 2018 Alexander Yair Antonez Delcid, 1, Selma, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Funeral is today at 11 a.m. at Iglesia Pentecostal, Selma. Burial in the Hills of the Neuse Memorial Gardens. He was born...

JAMES E. FARMER

Died Jan. 30, 2018 James E. Farmer, 55, Wilson, died Jan. 30, 2018. Funeral was Saturday at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, Wilson. Burial in Hamilton Burial Garden....

HAZEL AYCOCK GRIEWAHN

Dec. 14, 1917-Feb. 16, 2018 Hazel Aycock Griewahn, 100, Pikeville, died Friday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 1100 Pikeville-Princeton Road. Committal will...

DONALD W. GRIMES

Died Feb. 14, 2018 Donald Wayne Grimes, 72, died Wednesday at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. No formal services are planned. Grimes was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Janie Grimes. He is survived by his...

MELBA P. GURLEY

Melba Pate Gurley, 81, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KATIE STRICKLAND HARRELSON

Died Feb. 16, 2018 Katie Strickland Harrelson, 91 of Sneads Ferry, passed away Friday afternoon at her home. "Miss Katie" will be missed by many for her generosity, her smile, and her cooking. She loved baking cakes, pies, and...

PATSY HINES

Patsy Hines, 80, Snow Hill, died Saturday, at home. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

JAMES A. JARMAN

James Anderson Jarman, 60, formerly of Trenton, died Friday at Celtics Hospice Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home....

MARY E. JOYNER

Died Feb. 14, 2018 Mary E. Joyner, 96, Farmville, died Wednesday. Funeral is Monday at noon at St. James Free Will Baptist Church, Farmville. Burial in Sunset Memorial Garden. Visitation is Monday from 11 a.m. to noon at the...

BONNITA JULIAN

Died Feb. 16, 2018 Bonnita Jean Cassatt Julian, 56, Kinston, died Friday. Funeral is today at 2:30 p.m. at 4865 Sharon Church Road, Kinston, with minister Gary Harris officiating. She is survived by her husband, Sammy; and a daughter....

MELISSA F. MASSEY

Oct. 22, 1958-Feb. 12, 2018 Melissa Furnan "Missy" Massey, 59, passed away Monday at her home. She is the daughter of Peggy Waters Hester and the late Eddie Hester. Missy leaves behind her loving husband, Donny Lee Massey, of...

MARJORIE R. POWELL

Dec. 20, 1950-Feb. 16, 2018 Marjorie Rose Powell, 67, of Mount Olive, passed away Friday at her home. She is the daughter of the late Needham J. and Lillie W. Rose, and is the wife of Joseph Powell Sr....

ROBERT C. RIGSBY JR.

Dr. Robert C. Rigsby Jr., 61, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

JUNIUS L. SAULS

Junius Lee Sauls, 75, 109 Randall Place, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

ELEANOR S. TUCKER

April 7, 1924-Feb. 17, 2018 Mrs. Eleanor Stancil Tucker, Faison resident, passed away early Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center at the age of 93. A lifelong homemaker, she was married to the late Ben Tucker....

ALVIN M. WESSON

Died Feb. 4, 2018 Alvin McCoy Wesson, 69, Wilson, died Feb. 4, 2018. Funeral was Saturday at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, Wilson....

BILLYE JO WILSON

Billye Jo Wilson, 66, Fremont, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Friday, February 16, 2018

BARBARA BISSETTE

Barbara Bissette, 70, Belfast, died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

B. DELL BROADWELL SR.

Aug. 24, 1926-Feb. 12, 2018 Bertram Dell Broadwell, 91, Seven Springs, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Dell was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Polk County, Fla., to the late Walter Broadwell and Artie Chancey Broadwell. His wife...

ROYCHESTER LEE BRODIE

Oct. 23, 1943-Feb. 10, 2018 Roychester Lee Brodie, 74, the Brian Center, died Saturday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 23, 1943, in Wayne County to Johnnie and Lonnie Mae Smith Brodie, and is survived by four...

GEORGE BRYAN JR.

George "Andy" Bryan Jr., 60, Seven Springs, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

JULIA BERRY CRUMPLER

Died Feb. 15, 2018 Julia Berry Crumpler, 78, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Wayne UNC Health Care. Julia was born and raised in the Nahunta community to the late Rodney Harris Berry and Ila Mae Gurley...

DAVID F. DARDEN III

Sept. 1, 1981-Feb. 9, 2018 David F. "Rico" Darden III, 36, Atlanta, Ga., formerly of Wayne County, died Feb. 9. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries. Burial will be at Wayne Memorial Park....

TIMOTHY S. DEWAR

Oct. 30, 1956-Feb. 13, 2018 Timothy Sanford "Tim" Dewar, 61, Kinston, died Tuesday. Memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Rouse Funeral Home. He was born Oct. 30, 1956, in Lenoir County to the late Robert Lindsey...

PANTICE "PAT" PARKS SMITH INGRAM FISH

July 29, 1934-Feb. 13, 2018 Pantice "Pat" Parks Smith Ingram Fish, 83, Venice, Fla., and Pine Knoll Shores, N.C., formerly of Wilson, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Venice Hospice House in Venice, Fla. The funeral service will be...

HELEN FREDERICK

Died Feb. 10, 2018 Helen Frederick, 77, Raleigh, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Church Ministries. She is survived by a daughter and three...

DONALD GRIMES

Donald Grimes, 72, died Wednesday at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

EMMA L. HIGHSMITH

Died Feb. 10, 2018 Emma Lee Highsmith, 86, died Saturday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Hallsville Missionary Baptist Church of Beulaville, with the Rev James Davis officiating. Burial will be in the...

PAULINE SUTTON JINNETTE

Aug. 29, 1926-Feb. 15, 2018 Pauline Sutton Jinnette completed her journey home Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, to the welcoming words, "Well done, my good and faithful servant." Pauline was born in Sampson County Aug. 29, 1926, to the late...

MARY E. JOYNER

Mary E. Joyner, 96, Farmville, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home....

DORIS F. KEYS

Doris F. Keys, 70, 2677 Dover Road, Cove City, died Wednesday at CarolinaEast Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home of Kinston....

MELISSA FURNAN MASSEY

Oct. 22. 1958-Feb. 12, 2018 Melissa Furnan "Missy" Massey, 59, passed away Monday at her home. She was the daughter of Peggy Waters Hester and the late Eddie Hester. Missy leaves behind her loving husband, Donny Lee Massey of the...

SHIRLEY CASHWELL WELLS

Nov. 3, 1938-Feb. 11, 2018 Shirley Cashwell Wells, 79, Calypso, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, Feb. 11, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Garner, N.C., the daughter of the late Raymond and Ruby Cashwell. She was...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

ANDREW BRINSON JR.

Andrew Brinson Jr., 71, Wilson, died at home Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MATTIE TYNDALL COKER

Died Feb. 14, 2018 Mattie Tyndall Coker, Dudley, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 A private graveside service will be held at Seven Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Alton Ball officiating. Mrs. Coker is survived by...

TERESA G. CUSTER

Oct. 25, 1953-Feb. 8, 2018 Teresa Gail Custer, 64, Princeton, died at Pruitt Health in New Bern Feb. 8. Funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. in Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. She was...

MARIO D. DOWELL JR.

Died Feb. 8, 2018 Mario Desmond Dowell Jr., 22, A-221 Craven Terrace, New Bern, died Feb. 8. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Jasper G. Hayes Omega Center. Visitation will be an hour prior to the service. The...

THOMAS D. ELLINGTON

Nov. 2, 1958-Feb. 13, 2018 Thomas Duke Ellington, Mount Olive, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Wayne Hospital. He was 59 years of age. Tommy, as he was known, had been employed with Young's Auto Salvage Co. prior to...

GLORIA D. FURLOW

Died Feb. 11, 2018 Gloria Denise Furlow, 56, Kenansville, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel of Rose Hill Saturday at 1 p.m. Visitation will be Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at...

FANNIE V. GARDNER

Died Feb. 10, 2018 Fannie Viola Gardner, 79, 594 Dawson Road, Grifton, died Saturday at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church of Grifton. Visitation will be an...

FRANK W. JOYNER

June 3, 1941-Feb. 10, 2018 Frank Wilton Joyner, 76, Pikeville, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Saturday at noon in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations. Burial will be...

TRESHA M. LATHAM

Tresha Monique Latham, 43, Atlanta, Ga., died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

CECIL GARRENTON LEGGETT JR.

Jan. 24, 1950-Feb. 13, 2018 Cecil Garrenton Leggett Jr., 68, Pikeville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at Wayne UNC Hospital. Cecil was born in Martin County Jan. 24, 1950, to Nina Leggett of Bear Grass and the late...

HAZEL J. OLIVER

Aug. 23, 1931-Feb. 11, 2018 Hazel J. Oliver, 86, 5405 Danube Lane, Durham, died Sunday at Eno Pointe Assisted Living. Funeral will be Sunday at 1 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and...

ANNIE B. BENSON PARRISH

Jan. 21, 1926-Feb. 13, 2018 Annie Belle Benson Parrish, 92, Lucama, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Kenly Funeral Service. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. She was born...

ROSA L. WOOTEN RAIFORD

Jan. 11, 1926-Feb. 11, 2018 Rosa Lee Wooten Raiford, 92, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Barnes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be at Barnes Cemetery. She...

GLADDIE JOHNSON SCOTT

Died Feb. 11, 2018 Gladdie Johnson Scott, Greensboro, formerly of Goldsboro, died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at Love and Faith Christian Fellowship Church of Greensboro, with pastor Michael Thomas officiating. She was married to the late...

JACKIE E. TUCKER JR.

Died Feb. 8, 2018 Jackie Edward Tucker Jr., 62, died Feb. 8 at home in Rose Hill. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel of Rose Hill Friday at noon. He was married to Hazel Tucker of...

CHASE JULIAN WALKER

Feb. 5, 2018-Feb. 13, 2018 Chase Julian Walker passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Chase was born Feb. 5, 2018. During his eight short days here on Earth, he touched many lives,...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

NANCY OPHELIA CAVENAUGH BARNES

July 6, 1940-Feb. 11, 2018 Nancy Ophelia Cavenaugh Barnes, 77, Fremont, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. Homegoing services will be held Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018,...

THOMAS ALAN BRITT

Dec. 17, 1969-Feb. 12, 2018 Thomas Alan Britt, 48, passed away Monday at Wayne UNC Healthcare after a short battle with cancer. He was the son of Diane Andrews and the late Benjamin Thomas Britt, and was the husband...

DELL BROADWELL

Bertram Dell Broadwell, 91, Seven Springs, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

ROYCHESTER L. BRODIE

Oct. 23, 1943-Feb. 10, 2018 Roychester Lee Brodie, 74, Brian Center, died Saturday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at noon at St. Mark Church of Christ. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park North. He was...

ALEXANDER Y.A. DELCID

Alexander Yair Antonez Delcid, 1, 173 Lillian Road, Selma, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

HELEN FREDRICK

Helen Fredrick, 77, 2616 Fernbrook Road, Raleigh, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Majestic Funeral Home....

ELBERT W. GOWER

Aug. 9, 1939-Feb. 12, 2018 Elbert Wayne Gower, 78, Kenly, died Monday at home. Funeral will be private at Upper Black Creek Cemetery. He was born in Johnston County Aug. 9, 1939, to the late Lawrence and Lavina Rowe...

BARBARA S. HICKS

Oct. 20, 1937-Feb. 12, 2018 Barbara Jean Strickland Hicks, 80, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Wayne UNC Hospital surrounded by her family. Barbara was born in Wilson County, N.C., Oct. 20, 1937, to the late Hattie Blanche...

JOYCE OUTLAW HINSON

Aug. 22, 1933-Feb. 12, 2018 Joyce Evelyn Outlaw Hinson, 84, resident of the Mount Olive community of "Doodletown," passed away Monday afternoon, Feb. 12, at Duke University Hospital. She was a lovely and lovable lady, so how appropriate that...

ANDRES V. MENDIOLA

Dec. 15, 1936-Feb. 12, 2018 Andres Valentin Mendiola, 81, Elijah Loftin Road, Kinston, N.C., passed away Monday, Feb. 12, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount...

CHASE J. WALKER

Chase Julian Walker died Tuesday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Kenly Funeral Service....

ADALENNER KITTRELL WATERS

Died Feb. 8, 2018 Adalenner Kittrell Waters, 100, LaGrange, died Thursday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Rouse's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of LaGrange. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in LaGrange....

DANIEL WHITLEY SR.

Sept. 5, 1920-Feb. 12, 2018 Dan Whitley Sr., 97, Stantonsburg, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Funeral Friday 1 p.m. Stantonsburg United Methodist Church, followed by visitation. Interment will be in Stantonsburg Cemetery. He is survived by his son, Dr....