Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

KEITH T. ALLEN

Keith Theodore Allen, 62, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Service....

DOUGLAS R. BRIDGERS

Douglas Ray Bridgers, 64, 505 E. Vance St., Wilson, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

CARLTON R. CROUELL

Carlton R. Crouell "Tom Cat," 85, 50011 Brown Ave., Cove City, died Tuesday at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

MARY E. PHILLIPS

Mary E. Phillips, 94, died Monday at Goldsboro Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

GENTRY W. PRIDGEN

May 8, 1979-Aug. 13, 2017 Gentry Wayne Pridgen, 38, died suddenly Sunday evening. Born in Wayne County to Audrey and Wayne Pridgen, Gentry was a member of Dudley Christian Church, and attended Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church. He...

ROBERT SMITH

Sept. 23, 1926-Aug. 15, 2017 Robert Malcolm Smith, 90, Rockingham, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Brookdale Pinehurst. Mr. Smith was born Sept. 23, 1926, in Wayne County, a son of the late Thad and Laura Smith. In...

BOBBY R. SMITH

Died Aug. 9, 2017 Bobby Ray "Bop" Smith, 66, Wilson, died Aug. 9 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Tabernacle Temple of Jesus Christ of Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral...

LELAND JAMES TOLER JR.

Nov. 27, 1942-Aug. 13, 2017 Leland James Toler Jr., 74, Mount Olive, N.C., died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Lynchburg, Va., with his daughter, Bridget, at his side. Leland was born Nov. 27, 1942, in Johnston County, N.C., a...

LOU B. WARD

Lou Bell Ward, 83, died Tuesday in Highland House Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

DONALD WHITE

Donald White, 65, 205 S. Tiffany Road, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EDSOL L. WILSON

Edsol L. Wilson, 92, died Monday at Longview Regional Center in Longview, Texas. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

JIMMY L. EAKES

Feb. 20, 1936-Aug. 14, 2017 Jimmy Lee Eakes, 81, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jim Harry officiating. Committal will be Friday at 11...

ETHEL L. FREDERICK

Ethel Lee Frederick, 85, died Sunday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

BETTY JEAN PEARSALL HANKINS

July 4, 1926-Aug. 14, 2017 Betty Jean Pearsall Hankins, 91, Goldsboro, went to be with her Lord Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at the Brian Center. Betty was born in Wake County July 4, 1926, to the late William and...

CHRISTOPHER BRIAN JOHNSON

Died Aug. 11, 2017 Christopher Brian Johnson, 45, resident of the Oak Ridge community near Mount Olive, passed away suddenly Friday evening, Aug. 11, 2017, after returning home from a normal day of work. Chris, as he was known...

BERTIE M. PARRISH

Sept. 24, 1927-Aug. 13, 2017 Bertie Mae "Cindy" Parrish, 89, Lucama, died Sunday at Wilson House. Funeral will be 7 tonight in the chapel of Kenly Funeral Service, with the Rev. Gene Thompson and the Rev. Brian Wible officiating....

ASHLEY D. PATRON

Ashley D. Patron, Greenville, formerly of LaGrange, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of LaGrange....

FRANKLIN R. PRICE

Funeral services for Franklin R. Price, Mount Olive, will be today (Tuesday, Aug. 15) at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, with burial following at Pate Cemetery. Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Memorial gifts may be made to Cure...

GENTRY W. PRIDGEN

Gentry Wayne Pridgen, 38, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

DAPHNIE ROACH

Died Aug. 11, 2017 Daphnie Roach , 44, 1607 Indigo Lane, Kinston, died Friday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Kinston. Visitation will be 2 to...

CLIFTON ARTHUR STALLINGS

May 15, 1944-Aug. 11, 2017 Clifton Arthur Stallings, 73, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at home surrounded by his family and close friends. All services will be held at a later date. Mr. Stallings was born in Wayne...

BERNICE G. WELCH

Bernice G. Welch, 60, 909 Sixth, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Monday, August 14, 2017

BETTY J. LONDON

Betty Jean London, 76, 513 Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MARTHA SUTTON MATHIS

Died Aug. 8, 2017 Martha Sutton Mathis, 84, 810 Macon St., died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wayne Chapel AME Zion Church of Kinston. Burial will be in Bowden Cemetery, Warsaw. Visitation will be...

FRANKLIN R. PRICE

March 29, 1946-Aug. 13, 2017 Franklin Randolph Price, 71, longtime resident of the Summerlin Crossroads area near Mount Olive, passed away quietly and peacefully early Sunday morning, Aug. 13, at home with loved ones and friends at hand. Funeral...

DORIS M. TAYLOR

Died Aug. 10, 2017 Doris M. Taylor, 79, Zebulon, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon, with visitation at 11 a.m., at Bishop D.L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel, with pastor Christine Taylor officiating....

Sunday, August 13, 2017

MILDRED P. BASS

Died Aug. 10, 2017 Mildred Pope Bass, 91, formerly of the Nahunta community, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. The funeral was held Saturday at First Free Will Baptist Church of Wilson. Interment Elmwood Cemetery of Fremont. Mrs. Bass was...

WILLIS MARSHALL BEASLEY

Aug. 4, 1939-Aug. 11, 2017 Willis Marshall Beasley, 78, resident of the Seven Springs area, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, Aug. 11, at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home...

JUSTIN COLE BENNETT

March 5, 1999-Aug. 10, 2017 Mr. Justin Cole Bennett, 18, 476 Saddle Ridge Drive, Benson, N.C., died Thursday at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rose and Graham Funeral Home chapel in Benson. Officiating will...

WILMA D. BRASWELL

Died Aug. 9, 2017 Wilma Doris Braswell, 77, 1212 Manassas Court, Apt. E, Raleigh, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

MAX E. ESKILDSEN

July 29, 1930-July 20, 2017 Max Eugene Eskildsen, 86, Overland Park, Kan., passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Overland Park Nursing and Rehab Center. He was buried Thursday, July 27, 2017, in the National Cemetery for Veterans in...

DAVID R. GRANGER

May 9, 1945-Aug. 8, 2017 David Robert Granger, 72, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Graveside service with full military honors will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn. He was born...

BRENDA L. GREEN

Brenda Lee Green, 59, 403 Pineview St., Lucama, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

MICHAEL HOWARD

Michael Howard, 52, 210 Fleer St., Mount Olive, died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EARLENE BARWICK HOWELL

March 13, 1938-Aug. 11, 2017 Earlene Barwick Howell, 79, LaGrange, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of...

CHRISTOPHER B. JOHNSON

Christopher "Chris" Brian Johnson, 45, Mount Olive, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

DAPHNIE ROACH

Daphnie Roach, 44, 1607 Indigo Lane, Kinston, died Friday at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc....

MARGIE L. THOMPSON SCHAFF

Died Aug. 8, 2017 Margie L. Thompson Schaff, 86, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her cherished husband, Harold. She is survived by her two sons, David...

CLIFTON A. STALLINGS

Clifton Arthur Stallings, 73, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

DORIS M. TAYLOR

Doris M. Taylor, 79, Zebulon, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

HAYWOOD W. THOMPSON

Oct. 30, 1940-Aug. 11, 2017 Haywood W. Thompson, 76, Mount Olive, died Friday. Funeral will be Monday at 3 p.m. at Friendship Free Will Baptist Church of Pink Hill. Burial will be Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Eureka Christian...

HORACE P. WALLACE

Died Aug. 8, 2017 Horace Patterson Wallace, 69, 107 Handley Park Court, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....