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Thursday, August 27, 2015

CARDOZO P. CARLTON

Cardozo Perciville Carlton, 82, 1319 Carlton Chapel Church Road, Warsaw, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

WILLIE M. DARDEN

Willie Mae Darden, 70, 805 Aycock St., died today in Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JIMMIE L. FARMER

Died Aug. 20, 2017 Jimmie Lee "James" Farmer, 84, 3820 Starship Lane, Apt. A, Wilson, died Aug. 20 at Avante' at Wilson. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JEANETTA JONES HAM

Jeanetta Jones Ham died Wednesday at home in San Antonia, Texas. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LILLIE M. JOHNSON

Lillie Mae Johnson, 95, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DANNIE R. MYERS

Dannie Ray Myers, 70, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

STEPHEN "STEVE" WILLIAM MYERS

June 15, 1961-Aug. 25, 2015 Stephen "Steve" William Myers, 54, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at home. A service to celebrate his life will be held by the graveside Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at noon at Pikeville Cemetery....

THELMA NEWSOME

May 4, 1938-Aug. 23, 2015 Thelma Newsome, 77, died Sunday at Brian Health and Rehab Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park North. She was...

KANEESHA N. ROBINSON

Died Aug. 23, 2015 Kaneesha Nicole "Neesha" Robinson, 23, 1412 N. Independence St., Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church...

JOE SMITH

Joe Smith, 77, 2028 Azalea Drive, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ARLENE GOODSON TALTON

Jan. 31, 1930-Aug. 25, 2015 Arlene Goodson Talton, 85, Mount Olive, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arlene was born Jan. 31, 1930, in Duplin County to Arlie and Catherine Goodson....

JOHN L. THOMPSON

Dec. 25, 1935-Aug. 8, 2015 John Lee Thompson, 79, 708 Force Road, died Aug. 8 at the Dixon House in Grifton. Funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home...

CHRISTINE L. WILLIAMS

Christine L. Williams, 85, 456B Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT E. WOODARD

Died Aug. 21, 2015 Robert Earl Woodard, 52, 7557 Tedder Road, Lucama, died Friday at Duke University Hospital in Durham. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Simon Grove Holiness Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral...

ROBERTA HILLIARD WRIGHT

Died Aug. 22, 2015 Roberta Hilliard Wright, 48, 508 Winstead St., Wilson, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

LUCINDA H. ANDERSON

Nov. 25, 1934-Aug. 23, 2015 Lucinda H. Anderson, 80, 122 Southern Plaza, Dudley, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with the Rev. Johnny Wade officiating. Burial...

ESTHER COLLIER BEASLEY

May 12, 1920-Aug. 25, 2015 Esther Collier Beasley, 95, Goldsboro, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, while surrounded by her family. Esther was born in Wayne County May 12, 1920, to the late Benjamin and...

A. NELSON BLAND

March 22, 1945-Aug. 24, 2015 Award-winning newspaper reporter, photographer and columnist Allen Nelson Bland, Mount Olive, died Monday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a period of declining health. He was 70. Bland had been in Wayne Memorial Hospital...

JAMES M. GODWIN JR.

Died July 25, 2015 James M. Godwin Jr., 93, Mount Olive, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Born in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the only son of James M. Godwin Sr. and Sara R. Godwin. He was a well-loved...

WILLIAM M. HARDY

Died Aug. 20, 2015 William McKinley Hardy, 70, Magnolia, died Thursday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, Md. Funeral will be Saturday at Betholite Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia at 1 p.m., with evangelist Tammy Green officiating....

CARL EUGENE MCBRIDE JR.

Nov. 11, 1947-Aug. 14, 2015 Carl Eugene McBride Jr., Ph.D., 67, died in his West Hollywood, Calif., home Aug. 14, 2015, of complications resulting from chronic respiratory disease. "Gene," as he was known to family and friends, was a...

NORWOOD L. MILLS

Feb. 28, 1937-Aug. 24, 2015 Norwood Leonard Mills, 78, affectionately known by family and friends as "Pop," Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, from injuries he sustained in a fall. Norwood was born in Wayne County Feb....

KATIE M. NICHOLS

Nov. 5, 1917-Aug. 18, 2015 Katie Mae Nichols died Aug. 18. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Disciples Church of Christ in Smithfield. She was born Nov. 5, 1917, in Duplin County to the late...

KANEESHA N. ROBINSON

Kaneesha Nicole Robinson, 23, 1412 N. Independence St., Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc. of Kinston....

WILBERT RAY SULLIVAN

Died Aug. 25, 2015 Wilbert Ray Sullivan, 75, Greenville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Wilbert, a native of Wayne County, lived much of his life in...

ARLENE GOODSON TALTON

Arlene Goodson Talton died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JOHN W. TAYLOR JR.

Died Aug. 21, 2015 Deacon John Wesley Taylor Jr., 74, 2211 Imperial Ave., Wilson, died Friday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Wilson. Arrangements are...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

LUCINDA H. ANDERSON

Lucinda H. Anderson, 80, 122 Southern Plaza, Dudley, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARGARET RANDALL "RANDY" BARNES

Oct. 12, 1955-Aug. 21, 2015 Margaret Randall "Randy" Barnes, 59, passed away peacefully with family and friends by her side Aug. 21, 2015, at 9:56 p.m. She fought a long, hard and courageous battle with breast cancer since 2001....

NELSON BLAND

Nelson Bland, 70, well-known local newspaper reporter, photographer and columnist, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home. (Pd)...

ELIZABETH PATE "LIB" JOHNSON

Died Aug. 20, 2015 Elizabeth Pate "Lib" Johnson, 84, Raleigh, passed away Aug. 20, 2015, in Raleigh. A time of visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint...

LEONA "LIZZIE" DAVIS LANGSTON

Dec. 28, 1914-Aug. 23, 2015 Leona "Lizzie" Davis Langston peacefully passed from this life, and joined her Lord and savior Sunday, Aug. 23, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by family. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, and was...

CARL E. MCBRIDE JR.

Carl Eugene McBride Jr., 67, died Aug. 14 in West Hollywood, Calif. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CARL E. MCBRIDE JR.

Carl Eugene McBride Jr., 67, died Aug. 14 in West Hollywood, Calif. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

NORWOOD MILLS

Norwood "Pop" Mills, 78, died Monday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MANOLA JOHNSON WELLS

Sept. 19, 1918-Aug. 21, 2015 Manola Johnson Wells, 96, Harrells, died Friday at Southwood Nursing Center in Clinton. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Wells Chapel Baptist Church in Wallace, with the Rev. Freddie Harris officiating. She was...

Monday, August 24, 2015

DESTINY COLEY

Died Aug. 20, 2015 Baby Girl Destiny Shontelle Coley, 8 days old, died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. She was born on Aug. 12, 2015, in Wayne County to Merion S. Coley. Funeral will be 11 a.m....

L. ELBERT GRICE

May 18, 1933-Aug. 22, 2015 Leon Elbert "Boe" Grice, 82, of Kenly, died Saturday. The Johnston County native was born May 18, 1933, to the late Perry Grice and Mary Allie Parnell Grice. He was preceded in death by...

GARY HOLLINGSWORTH

Dec. 3, 1949-Aug. 22, 2015 Gary William Hollingsworth, 65, of 110 Winnifred St., Faison, passed away Saturday afternoon, Aug. 22, 2015. Gary, born Dec. 3, 1949, was the son of Stephen Lowell and Doris King Hollingsworth. He was a...

LIZZIE LANGSTON

Lizzie "Leona" Davis Langston, 100, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements arepending at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro....

THELMA NEWSOME

Thelma Newsome, 77, died Sunday at the Brian Health and Rehab Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ROBERTA HILLIARD WRIGHT

Died Aug. 22, 201 Roberta Hilliard Wright, 48, 508 Winstead St., Wilson, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens...