Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

MARY ANDERSON ARRIGHI

Nov. 13, 1933-Oct. 13, 2014 Mary Anderson Arrighi, 80, died Monday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Memorial service will be in Aiken, S.C. She was born in Aiken to the late Ira and Hellon Clarke Anderson Nov....

JOHNNY R. BIZZELL JR.

Died Oct. 15, 2014 Johnny Ree Bizzell Jr., 71, 226 Miller St., died Wednesday at home. Memorial service will be today at 1 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home chapel, with brother Milton Lofton officiating. Born in Wayne County, he...

JANE PERRY CATES

Jane Perry Cates, 72, Plantation Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

RONALD L. EVERETT

Ronald Lee Everett, 70, 106 Jessica Place, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SHELTON RHODES

Sept. 23, 1923-Oct. 17, 2014 Shelton Rhodes, 91, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Shelton was born in Onslow County Sept. 23, 1923, to the late Ashton Levi Rhodes and...

DR. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR RUSSELL

Feb. 15, 1942-Oct. 16, 2014 Dr. Douglas MacArthur Russell, 72, Morehead City, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Oct. 16. He was born Feb. 15, 1942, in Dover, N.C., to Lucille Fordham and Lawrence McCabe Russell. Doug attended early...

MAC STEWART

Feb. 25, 1946-Oct. 12, 2014 Lewis McNeill "Mac" Stewart, 68, Cape Carteret, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Banner Elk, N.C. Mac was born Feb. 25, 1946, in Lenoir County to the late Franklin Louis Stewart and Doris...

DORIS BEATRICE THOMPSON WALSTON

Died Oct. 15, 2014 Doris Beatrice Thompson Walston, 80, LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. She was a homemaker, farm worker and member of Lion's Club Camp Dogwood Club for the Blind. She was...

DAVID WELLS

David Wells, 1109 Bowdens Road, Kenansville, died Saturday at the University of North Carolina Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

Friday, October 17, 2014

KAREN JEFFERS CARR

Died Oct. 12, 2014 Karen Jeffers Carr, 46, Wilmington, formerly of Duplin County, died Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be at Adoram Missionary Baptist Church in Wallace on Saturday at 1 p.m., with Bishop E.G....

HARRY C. COOKE JR.

Dec. 23, 1937-Oct. 6, 2014 Graveside services for Harry C. Cooke Jr. will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive, with the Rev. Jim Harry officiating. The family will greet friends...

GAIL A. CYR

Dec. 21, 1965-Oct. 15, 2014 Gail Atkinson Cyr, 48, 2141 Tram Road, Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 15, at Vidant Pitt Hospital. A cosmetologist, she was daughter of Eva Mott Atkinson Rogers of Mount Olive and the...

DEAN R. FIELDS

Died Oct. 15, 2014 Dean Ray Fields, 66, Newton Grove, died Wednesday. Graveside service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Westbrook-Fields Family Cemetery. He was the son of the late James H. and Mary Susan Holland Fields. He...

BESSIE GRAY NEWCOMB JOHNSON

July 25, 1936-Oct. 16, 2014 Bessie "Grace" Newcomb Johnson passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with her daughter and family by her side. A service celebrating Grace's life will be held Saturday, Oct....

ALVIN E. MITCHELL

Died Oct. 14, 2014 Elder Alvin Earl Mitchell, 64, 1165 Dover Road, Cove City, died Tuesday at Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at North West A Free Will Baptist Conference Tabernacle Trention....

CLARENCE NIXON JR.

Sept. 15, 1970-Oct. 13, 2014 Clarence Nixon Jr., 44, 3375 U.S. 117 Alt., Dudley, passed away Monday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 15, 1970, to Clarence Nixon Sr. and Annie G. Nixon in Prince George's County,...

HATTIE E. SMITH

Died Oct. 15, 2014 Hattie Endrena Smith, 98, 153 Shine Road, Faison, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 4 p.m. at Burning Bush Holy Church, with elder Arto Pickett, officiating. Burial will be in Cobbs Cemetery....

CARL ELMER VAUGHAN

Died Oct. 16, 2014 Carl Elmer Vaughan passed away peacefully at Kitty Askins Hospice Center Thursday afternoon the 16th of October. Carl was born in Victoria, Va., and was the son of the late Vernon Virginius and Ethel Bland...

MARGERY WATERS WESTRAY

Aug. 28, 1920-Oct. 13, 2014 Margery Waters Westray, Chapel Hill, passed away peacefully at her home in Chapel Hill Oct. 13, 2014, after a brief period of declining health. She was 94 years of age. Margery, daughter of Charlie...

Thursday, October 16, 2014

HILDA GREY BARWICK

Died Oct. 14, 2014 HIlda Grey Barwick, 81, Grifton, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Grifton Free Will Baptist Church. Entombment will be at Evergreen Memorial Estates. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 to 2...

JOHNNY BIZZELL

Johnny Bizzell, 71, 226 Miller St., died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

DORIS A. BLACKMON

Aug. 17, 1950-Oct. 12, 2014 Doris Ann Blackmon, 64, 404 Banks Ave., died Sunday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Original Tabernacle of Prayer for all People. Burial will be in Evergreen...

ANITA G. CYR

Anita Gail Cyr, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Vidant Pitt Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home inc....

JEWEL GRADY HEAD

Died Oct. 13, 2014 Jewel Grady Head, 82, Asheville, N.C., passed away peacefully Oct. 13, 2014, surrounded by her family. Born and raised in Grantham, N.C., the daughter of Edward and Letha Grady, she spent her adult life in...

WARREN BAKER HENDERSON SR.

Dec. 13, 1951-Oct. 14, 2014 Warren Baker Henderson Sr., 62, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wake County Dec. 13, 1951, to Elizabeth Baker Henderson and the late Joe Kent...

MARY ELIZABETH "LADY" PARKS JONES

Died Oct. 14, 2014 Mrs. Mary Elizabeth "Lady" Parks Jones, 3360 Indian Springs Road, Seven Springs, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Jerusalem Free Will...

AMOS MCKINNIE

Died Oct. 14, 2014 Amos McKinnie, 69, 316 N. Alabama Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, with elder Chester McClarin officiating. Burial will be Monday at 11...

ALVIN E. MITCHELL

Alvin Earl Mitchell, 64, 1165 Dover Road, Cove City, died Tuesday at Crystal Coast Hospice House in New Port. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

INEZ S. NICKENS

Died Oct. 14, 2014 Inez Sasser Nickens, Goldsboro, widow of the Rev. Graham Nickens and daughter of the late Carl and Bertha H. Sasser, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Independence Village in Raleigh. She is survived by...

JOHN WESTLEY PAGE

Aug. 16, 1937-Oct. 14, 2014 John "Buck" Westley Page, 77, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his loving family. Buck was born in Wayne County Aug. 16, 1937, to the late Claude and...

JOYCE A. CHISUM POPE

Died Oct. 12, 2014 Joyce Ann Chisum Pope, 61, Kenly, died at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield Sunday. Funeral was 7 p.m. Tuesday, with the Rev. George Arant officiating. Graveside service was 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kenly Cemetery. Born...

MARIAN ASHFORD PRATT

Died Oct. 12, 2014 Marion Ashford Pratt, Lawn Side, N.J., passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Rev. Felix and Cleo Ward Ashford. She graduated from Dillard High School in 1961. Condolences may...

KENNETH R. ROBINSON SR.

Jan. 1, 1955-Oct. 11, 2014 Kenneth Ray Robinson Sr., 59, 1906 Day Cirlce, died Saturday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church. Burial will be in Old...

KENNETH W. ROUSE

June 7, 1938-Oct. 11, 2014 Kenneth Wilson Rouse, 76, Liddell community, Seven Springs, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Kenneth was born June 7, 1938, to the late Woodrow Wilson Rouse and Beatrice Adams Rouse. Kenneth lived a life...

HENRY CURTIS RUSHTON JR.

Sept. 2, 1933-Oct. 14, 2014 Henry Curtis Rushton, Jr., 81, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Henry was born in Saluda, S.C., Sept. 2, 1933, to the late Henry Curtis Rushton Sr. and...

NEZZIE SIMMONS

Nezzie Simmons, 92, Winston-Salem, formerly of Faison, died today at The Oaks of Winston-Salem. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HATTIE SMITH

Hattie Smith, 94, 153 Shine Road, Faison, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

LEWIS M. STEWART

Lewis McNeill "Mac" Stewart, Cape Carteret, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending....

MAC STEWART

Lewis McNeill "Mac" Stewart, 68, Cape Carteret, died Sunday in Banner Elk. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

JOSEPHINE EATMON WELLS

Died Oct. 11, 2014 Josephine Eatmon Wells, 99, 1724 Orange St., Wilson, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Evening Light Holiness Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

EMMITT K. WIGGS

Died Jan. 14, 2014 Emmitt Kelly Wiggs, 52, Los Angeles, Calif., formerly of Goldsboro, died Jan. 14. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Pineville Disciple Church in Clayton. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JAMES E.C. WILLIAMS

Died Oct. 9, 2014 James Earl Charles Williams, 72, 612 Cemetery St., Wilson, died Oct. 9 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson....

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

GERALDINE BREWINGTON

May 21, 1957-Oct. 11, 2014 Geraldine Brewington, 57, 306 W. Chestnut St., succumbed to the Lord's call Saturday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born May 21, 1957, to David and Mildred McDuffie Brewington in Wayne County. Her...

JUDY C. BLACKMON HARE

Died Oct. 13, 2014 Judy Carol Blackmon Hare, 59, Kenly, died Monday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, with pastor Tim Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Kenly Cemetery. Born in Wilson...

WARREN B. HENDERSON SR.

Warren Baker Henderson Sr., 62, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY E. JONES

Mary Elizabeth Jones, 3360 Indian Springs Road, Seven Springs, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

LEONARD RICKY KELLY

Jan. 29, 1959-Oct. 13, 2014 Leonard Ricky Kelly, 55, Mount Olive area resident and son of the late Jimmy H. and Dearie Grantham Kelly, died Monday, Oct. 13, in Pitt County. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Oct. 16,...

AMOS MCKINNIE

Amos McKinnie, 69, 316 N. Alabama Ave., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

INEZ S. NICKENS

Inez Sasser Nickens died Tuesday at Independence Village in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES W. ODOM

June 9, 1921-Oct. 12, 2014 James Walter Odom, 93, a good and faithful servant, entered heaven's gates Sunday night, Oct. 12, 2014. A resident of Fuquay-Varina and native of Mount Olive, he was a United States Army veteran of...

DAVID P. PETERSON

Sept. 13, 1964-Oct. 10, 2014 David Phillip Peterson, 50, Princeton, died Friday at home. Funeral will be 6 p.m. today at Casey Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Allen Peacock officiating. He was born Sept. 13, 1964, son of...

HENRY C. RUSHTON JR.

Henry Curtis Rushton Jr., 81, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROSE M. SMITH

Died Oct. 11, 2014 Rose Mary Smith, 48, Mount Olive, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hawes Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Interment will be in Hill Crest Cemetery in Clinton. Visitation will be...