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Thursday, October 30, 2014

SYLVESTER H. BARNES

Died Oct. 28, 2014 Sylvester H. Barnes, 58, 2406 Eric Sparrow Road, Deep Run, died Tuesday at Lenior Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. James AME Church. Viewing will be an hour prior to the...

LUTHER L. BRIGGINS

April 15, 1933-Oct. 21, 2014 Luther Lewis Briggins, 81, 2201 Royal Ave., Apt. 129, died Oct. 21 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Burial will be in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Va., with military honors. He...

LONNIE M. CHAMPLIN JR.

Aug. 2, 1935-Oct. 29, 2014 Lonnie Martin Champlin Jr., 79, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Lonnie was born in Concordia Parish, La., Aug. 2, 1935, to the late Lonnie M. Champlin...

MATTIE HOWARD DAVIS

Died Oct. 26, 2014 Mattie Howard Davis, 70, died Sunday. Funeral will be Friday 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with elder Bagie Garrett officiating. She is survived by three daughters and a son. Visitation will be tonight 3:30...

BOBBY R. DAVIS

Bobby R. Davis, 31, 128 Church St., Wendell, died Wednesday in Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

FRANK STANTON FARR JR.

Sept. 26, 1929-Oct. 28, 2014 "For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth...

EARL D. GRIMES

Earl D. Grimes, 69, Suttontown area of Faison, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

VICTORIA E. HALL

Died Oct. 22, 2014 Victoria Evette Hall, 35, 1701 3rd St., Greenville. formerly of Snow Hill, died Oct. 22 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant United Holy Church in Snow...

DONALD A. HODGES

Died Oct. 25, 2014 Donald A. Hodges, Warsaw, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Friday at Hawes Funeral Home chapel in Warsaw. Interment will be in Sam Miller Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight 5 to 7 p.m. at...

NETTIE M. ROYAL HOWELL

Aug. 2, 1923-Oct. 23, 2014 Nettie Mae Royal Howell, 91, 904 Devereaux St., died Oct. 23 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquarters. Burial will be in Barnes...

HAROLD D. ROBINSON

Died Oct. 23, 2014 Harold "N.C. Slim" Davis Robinson, 75, Maryland, formerly of Duplin County, died Oct. 23 at the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday...

FERMON L. SMITH

Sept. 28, 1926-Oct. 29, 2014 Fermon Lee Smith, 88, resident of Cornerstone Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Dunn died Wednesday. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Oak Grove African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church of Erwin. Burial will be in...

FAYE THOMAS

Died Oct. 25, 2014 Faye Thomas, 70, 5859 Ward Blvd. Wilson, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle of Jesus Christ in Wilson. Interment will be at Rest Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Hamilton...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

NICIA WEST ASHFORD

March 12, 1921-Oct. 27, 2014 Nicia "Grandmama" West Ashford, 93, 133 S. Running Deer Circle, Dudley, died Monday at home. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Saint Mark Free Will Baptist Church, with Dr. Curtis Lee officiating....

SYLVESTER H. BARNES

Sylvester H. Barnes, 58, 2406 Eric Sparrow Road, Deep Run, died Tuesday at Lenior Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

JOHN ROMAN BRANSKI

Dec. 10, 1922-Oct. 27, 2014 John Roman Branski, 91, Pikeville, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. John was born in Milwaukee, Wisc., Dec. 10, 1922, to the late John and Elizabeth Zalewski Branski....

MILTON DICKENS

Milton "Bob" Dickens, 72, Wilson, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home of Wilson....

AMANDA L. DOYON

May 28, 1986-Oct. 27, 2014 Amanda Lyn Doyon, 28, Greenville, died Monday. Memorial service will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange. She was the daughter of Connie and Robert Ramirez of Goldsboro. She is...

MARY ELIZABETH BARNES JONES

June 17, 1945-Oct. 23, 2014 Mary was born June 17, 1945, in Goldsboro, N.C., and departed this life in peace Oct. 23, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude Barnes, Sr. and Armetta Parks-Barnes, and her...

MARIE L. LAMBERTH

Died Oct. 27, 2014 Irene Marie Leonard Lamberth, 80, Goldsboro, passed away Monday at Somerset Court in Goldsboro. For more than 34 years, Marie was a dedicated employee of Guardian Care Nursing Home. Marie was a beautiful person whose...

DONALD R. LANIER

Aug. 20, 1937-Oct. 27, 2014 Donald Ray Lanier, 77, died Monday at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw, with visitation following. Graveside service will be 11...

DAVID LEON MOZINGO

July 22, 1941-Oct. 25, 2014 David Leon Mozingo, 73, Louisburg, passed away Oct. 25, 2014, at Duke Regional Hospital. He was born July 22, 1941, in Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Foy and Rena Evans Mozingo. David led a...

LEONA POTTER SMITH

Oct. 14, 1924-Oct. 28, 2014 Leona Potter Smith, 90, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Leona was born in Lenoir County Oct. 14, 1924, to the late John Ira Potter and Queenie Cavenaugh...

VIRGIL TYNDALL

Died Oct. 25, 2014 Virgil "Butch" Tyndall, 66, LaGrange, died Saturday at LaGrange Gardens Assisted Living in LaGrange. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Resthaven at Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are by Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral...

ROSA CARTER WEST

Dec. 5, 1919-Oct. 28, 2014 Rosa Carter West, 94, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at Countryside Village in Pikeville. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Mrs. West was born...

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

NICIA W. ASHFORD

Nicia W. Ashford died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JOHN R. BRANSKI

John Roman Branski, 91, Pikeville, died Monday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

AVERY DAVIS

Nov. 23, 1934-Oct. 27, 2014 Hubert Avery Davis, 79, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Avery was born in Duplin County Nov. 23, 1934, to the late Hubert Avery...

NANCY B. EDMUNDSON

May 5, 1933-Oct. 26, 2014 Nancy Broussard Edmundson, 81, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Nancy was born in New Orleans, La., May 5, 1933, to the late Jerome Thomas and Tommye Griffis Broussard....

FRANK FARR

Frank Farr died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home....

PHYLLIS F. GREENE

Died Oct. 25, 2014 Phyllis F. Greene, 71, 106 Amherst Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, with pastor Larry Johnson officiating. Burial will be in...

HARVEY LESTER HILL

April 10, 1925-Oct. 26, 2014 Harvey Lester Hill, 89, passed away Sunday morning at Willow Creek Nursing Home and Rehab surrounded by his loving family. Harvey was born in Surry County April 10, 1925, to the late John and...

JAMES E. JOYNER

Died Oct. 24, 2014 James Ernest Joyner, 99, resident of Avante At Wilson, died Friday. Funeral will be Wednesday at noon at St. Paul Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Wilson. Interment will be at Hamilton Burial Garden....

MARGIE ALPHIN LEE

June 1, 1931-Oct. 27, 2014 Margie Alphin Lee, 83, died Monday at the Brian Center of Clayton. Graveside service will be Wednesday at Lee Family Cemetery. Born June 1, 1931 she was the daughter of the late Clarence Franklin...

MARGARET EDMUNDSON MANUEL

Aug. 17, 1931-Oct. 26, 2014 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mother Margaret Edmundson Manuel, 83, 216 Wayne Ave., Goldsboro, N.C., departed her earthly life Sunday,...

ROSA CARTER WEST

Rosa Carter West, 94, died today at Countryside Living in Pikeville. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

Monday, October 27, 2014

AVERY DAVIS

Avery Davis, 80, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MATTIE HOWARD DAVIS

Mattie Howard Davis, 70, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

NANCY EDMUNDSON

Nancy Edmundson, 81, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DR. TANYA DENISE FOSTER

Feb. 24, 1970-Oct. 25, 2014 Dr. Tanya Denise Foster, 44, 56 Locket Drive, Clayton, passed away Saturday morning in the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Dr. Foster was a board certified OB/GYN specializing in high-risk and...

PHYLIS GREEN

Phylis Green, 71, 106 Amhurst Road, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

HARVEY HILL

Harvey Lester Hill, 89, died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES G. HOWELL

Died Oct. 25, 2014 James Garland Howell, 85, Snow Hill, died Saturday. Funeral will be tonight at 7 at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service, with the Rev. Danny Hamm officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Snow...

MARIE L. LAMBRETH

Marie Leonard Lambreth, 80, died today at Somerset Court. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARGARET E. MANUEL

Margaret E. Manuel died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

LILLIE R. NEWSOME REID

Lillie Romatha Newsome Reid, 88, 246 Booker St., Pikeville, died today at her daughter's home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

FAY THOMAS

Fay Thomas, 70, 5859 Ward Blvd., Wilson, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

Sunday, October 26, 2014

HAROLD E. BIZZELL

Aug. 11, 1921-Oct. 25, 2014 Harold Edward Bizzell, 93, Seven Springs, died Saturday. Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Daly's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. He was born Aug....

DONOVAN C. CAPERS

Jan. 2, 2013-Oct. 24, 2014 Donovan Carmichael Capers, 21 months old, 402 Whitfield Drive, died Friday in Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Goldsboro Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be...

TANYA FOSTER

Dr. Tanya Foster, 44, 56 Locket Drive, Clayton, died Saturday in the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

VICTORIA E. HALL

Victoria Evette Hall, 35, 1701 3rd St., Apt. B, Greenville, formerly of Snow Hill, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

NETTIE ROYAL HOWELL

Nettie Royal Howell, 904 Devereaux St., died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAMES G. HOWELL

James Garland Howell, 85, Snow Hill, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service....

JAMES E. JOYNER

James E. Joyner, 99, resident of Avante at Wilson, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

WILLA M. THORNTON

Died Oct. 24, 2014 Willa Mae Thornton, 60, Newton Grove, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Funeral service will be Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at 11 a.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel in Newton Grove. Interment will be...

VIRGIL TYNDALL

Virgil Tyndall, 66, LaGrange, died Saturday at LaGrange Gardens Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

DOROTHY H. WATERS

Died Oct. 23, 2014 Committal services for Dorothy Holmes Waters, 78, Mount Olive, widow of Ernest Waters, will be today (Sunday) at 3 p.m. at Waters Family Cemetery in the White Flash community near Mount Olive. She died Thursday...