Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Friday, July 31, 2015

EDDIE B. BELL

Eddie B. Bell died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JOHN R. BERGERON

John Robert Bergeron, 93, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOROTHY MAE COLEY

April 2, 1935-July 27, 2015 Ms. Dorothy Mae Coley, 80, Goldsboro, passed Monday, July 27, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, N.C. At the strict request of Ms. Coley, there will not be any formal services held....

DION B. COOPER

Died July 25, 2015 Dion Beethoven Cooper, 48, 2500 Albany Lane, Wilson, died Saturday. Funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

JAMES DAVIS

James Davis, 74, Kenansville Nursing Home, died Tuesday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Services....

MILDRED CARLISLE ERWIN

Died July 24, 2015 Mildred "Hilda" Carlisle Erwin, Oxon Hill, Md., formerly of Goldsboro, died July 24. Funeral will be Monday at Ark Safety Christian Church in Upper Marlboro, Md. She was the daughter of the late Nancy Jones...

PATRICIA FLOWERS

Died July 27, 2015 Patricia Flowers, 82, Newton Grove, died Monday, July 27, 2015. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dick Lewis officiatng. Burial...

JERRY L. GRIFFIN

Jerry Louis Griffin, 72, Princeton, died Thursday at Wake Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

ROBERT J. HAITHCOCK

Robert James Haithcock, 56, Seven Springs, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LILA NEWSOME HINES

Lila Newsome Hines, 68, Dudley, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LINDA MANGUS ISENHOWER

April 8, 1947-July 30, 2015 Linda Mangus Isenhower, 68, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Linda was born in Lebanon, Ind., April 8, 1947, to the late Ivan and...

HAZEL CAPPS MASSEY

Hazel Capps Massey, 79, Princeton, died Thursday at Barbour Court in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

DOLLIE SMITH

Dollie Smith, 72, died Wednesday at Windsor House in Windsor. Arrangements are pending at Mills Funeral Home Inc....

EUGENE WOOTEN JR.

Eugene Wooten Jr., 56, 405 N. James St., died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

Thursday, July 30, 2015

F. LAWTON DAVIS

Died July 28, 2015 F. Lawton Davis, 86, Middlesex, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Funeral Friday 6 p.m. Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Wilson, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Entombment Saturday noon Evergreen Memorial Cemetery,...

JACOB M. GUNTER

Died July 21, 2015 Jacob Miracle Gunter, 12, 706 S. Creek Drive, Nashville, died July 21. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel in Wilson....

BETTIE HAMMONDS

Sept. 17, 1946-July 26, 2015 Bettie (Horne) Hammonds, 68, 601 Spruce St., Apt. C, died Sunday in Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. She was born Sept. 17, 1946, in Nash County to Fred and Mary Williams Whitted. Funeral services will...

THOMAS HATCH

Died July 27, 2015 Thomas "Buck" Hatch died Monday in Philadelphia. Funeral will be Aug. 7 in Philadelphia. He was the son of Lera Hatch. Arrangements are by Francis Funeral Home of Philadelphia....

ANNE J. ARTIS PARKS

Died July 26, 2015 Anne Jacqueline Artis Parks died Sunday at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with Bishop Alton Smith officiating....

GRACE REAVES

Died July 20, 2015 Grace Reaves, 73, 407 Denby St., Wilson, died July 20 at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

HEZZIE ROBINS BURKE

April 24, 1929- July 24, 2015 Hezzie Robins Burke, 86, 110 Wade Ave., Princeton, died Friday in SECU Hospice Center in Smithfield. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home,...

ELLIS ELLIS

Aug. 6, 1988-July 26, 2015 Ellis Ellis, 26, resident of Mount Olive, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 26, while at the home of his father. He was a member of the 2007 graduating class of Spring Creek High School,...

NINA BRITT JOYNER

March 18, 1921-July 28, 2015 Nina Britt Joyner, 94, Grantham community, was called home Tuesday, July 28, 2015, to the loving arms of Jesus Christ her Lord while surrounded by her family. Nina was born in Wayne County March...

MARY W. NUNN

Oct. 24, 1948-July 27, 2015 Mary Elizabeth Windham Nunn, 66, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, at her home surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Wayne County Oct. 24, 1948, to the late Edgar Windham and...

HELEN PENN

Helen Penn, 102, 303 Westover Hill Drive, Cary, formerly of Mount Olive, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home and Cremation of Kinston....

HAZEL D. VAN ROEKEL

Dec. 19, 1922-July 28, 2015 Hazel Davis Van Roekel, 92, Goldsboro, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Smithfield Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Wayne County, N.C., Dec. 19, 1922, and was the daughter of the late Williard...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

DOROTHY MAE COLEY

Dorothy Mae Coley, 80, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are incomplete at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

LARRY C. COLSON

Jan 14, 1957-July 26, 2015 Larry Clifton Colson, 58, resident of Mount Olive, passed away Sunday, July 26, at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro. His life will be remembered in a service at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at...

DION B. COOPER

Dion Beethoven Cooper, 48, 2500 Albany Lane, Wilson, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

ELLIS ELLIS

Died July 26, 2015 Graveside service for Mount Olive resident Ellis Ellis (Frederick Norton Ellis III), 27, will be Thursday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Wells-Southerland Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 29, from 6 until 8 p.m....

SALLY E. FERRELL

Died July 27, 2015 Sally Edmundson Ferrell, 87, Lucama, died Monday, July 27, 2015. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church. Entombment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will be at...

PRICE FIELDS

June 18, 1952-July 24 Frederick Price Fields, 63, of LaGrange, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015, at his home. Price was born in Lenoir County June 18, 1952, to the late George and Ada Fraley Fields. He was married...

JAMES M. GODWIN, JR.

Died July 25, 2015 Services for James "Jim" M. Godwin Jr., 93, the father of Alice G. (Mrs. Steven) Wicks of Mount Olive, were to be held today (Tuesday) in his native Bluefield, W.Va. A memorial service will be...

DAVEY GRAY HARRIS

Died July 26, 2015 Davey Gray Harris, 59, went to be with his Heavenly Father early Sunday morning, July 26, 2015, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. A service to celebrate Davey's life will be held Thursday, July 30,...

ELIZABETH HOLMES

Died July 23, 2015 After a protracted battle with cancer, Elizabeth "Jane" Holmes died on July 23, 2015, in Louisville, Ky., at the age of 68. She leaves behind her daughters Amanda Hale, Jamie Cox and Allison Berberick and...

NINA BRITT JOYNER

Nina Britt Joyner, 94, died Tuesday morning at the home of her daughter in Grantham. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CRYSTAL R. MASON

Crystal R. Mason, 56, died Tuesday at Genesis Healthcare, Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

GLENNELL MILLER

Died July 24, 2015 Glennell Miller, 63, of Kenansville, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He was married to Joyce Miller. He is survived by three children. Visitation will be 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at...

MARY W. NUNN

Mary W. Nunn, 66, died Monday evening at her home in Rosewood. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JESSE G. PRESNELL JR.

Feb. 23, 1929-July 27, 2015 Jesse Guy Presnell, Jr., 86, passed away Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Guy retired from Carolina Power and Light Co. after 35 years of service. He was a member of St. Luke United Methodist...

BILLIE MAY ROUSE

Died July 26, 2015 Billie H. May Rouse of Goldsboro died Sunday of a stroke. She was a former schoolteacher and principal and was the wife of retired editor Michael Rouse. They had lived in Goldsboro for 20 years....

HAZEL DAVIS VANROEKEL

Hazel Davis VanRoekel, 92, died Tuesday morning at Smithfield Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

IRA WADE

Sept. 16, 1944-July 25, 2015 Ira Wade, 70, Princeton, died Saturday at Wake Medical Center. Funeral will be 7 p.m. today in the chapel of Casey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis Pollock officiating. Burial will be Wednesday at...