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Sunday, September 14, 2014

SADIE S. BOING

Sadie Ruth Sutton Boing, 89, died Saturday in Roanoke, Va. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

MARY BURNETTE

Mary Dell Burnette, 83, 631 W. Main St., Williamston, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Mercedes' Funeral Home....

CHESTER R. DAVIS

Dec. 21, 1951-Sept. 12, 2014 Chester Roy Davis, 62, Fremont, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be tonight at 6 at Cornerstone Assembly of God. Graveside service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Pikeville Cemetery....

BARBARA POPE DIGBY

Died Sept. 11, 2014 Barbara Pope Digby, 69, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Surviving are her sons, Andrew Dale Digby, his wife, Mary, and Charles Benjamin Digby; sisters, Joyce P. Seigworth of Goldsboro, Euice P....

DAVID E. EBRON SR.

David Earl Ebron Sr., 79, 1023 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, N.C., died Thursday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Arrangements are pending at Christian Brothers Funeral Home of Kinston....

GRACE H. FARFOUR

Aug. 1, 1930-Sept. 11, 2014 Grace Howell Farfour, 84, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Grace was born in Wayne County Aug. 1, 1930, to the late Bennie and...

JACK GARRIS

Nov. 4, 1922-Sept. 12, 2014 William Joseph "Jack" Garris, 91, Goldsboro, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. A service to remember Jack will be held Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at...

JOSEPH P. GRADY

April 27, 1945-Sept. 11, 2014 Joseph Perry Grady, 69, died Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born April 27, 1945, in Mount Olive, N.C., to Lucille Overman Grady and the late Albert Perry Grady, he graduated from Brogden...

CHARLES L. GRANTHAM SR.

Deacon Charles Lee Grantham Sr., 76, 301 S. John St., died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

BARBARA GILLIS HODGES

Jan. 4, 1942-Sept. 12, 2014 Barbara Gillis Hodges, 72, Southern Pines, died Friday at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst. Funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst, with the Rev. Dwight Creech officiating. Burial...

BRENDA J. MCDUFFIE JONES

July 3, 1953-Sept. 12, 2014 Brenda Jane McDuffie Jones, 61, 331 Yancey St., died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New Kenansville First Baptist Church in Kenansville. Burial will be...

BARBARA DAVIS MARTIN

July 27, 1934-Aug. 21, 2014 Barbara Davis Martin, 80, Beaufort, died Aug. 21, 2014, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. Barbara was born in Richmond, Va., July 27, 1934, to the late Robert Mayo Davis and the late...

ENRIQUE ORTIZ

Enrique Ortiz, 57, 774 Gray St., Jacksonville, died today at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Haskins Funeral Home....

LUCY M. ROUSE

Dec. 21, 1922-Sept. 11, 2014 Lucy Merritt Rouse, 91, Kinston, died Thursday. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with pastor Vito Bisogno officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. She was born Dec. 21,...

ISAAC CLINTON SHEPHERD

July 31, 1934-Sept. 11, 2014 Isaac Clinton Shepherd, 80, 715 Chestnut Circle, Goldsboro, succumbed to the silent halls of death Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, N.C. He was born July 31, 1934, to Thomas and Delores...

WELDON SHINGLETON

Died Sept. 12, 2014 Thomas Weldon "Welt" Shingleton, 84, Stantonsburg, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in his home. Funeral Monday 7 p.m. at Stantonsburg Baptist Church, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Interment Tuesday 10 a.m. at...

ALEXANDER SMITH

Minister Alexander Smith, 78, resident of Harnett Convalescent Center in Lillington, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

BILLY M. SUTTON

Feb. 2, 1937-Sept. 13, 2014 Billy Morris Sutton, 77, LaGrange, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his home. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with Dr....

DELORIS J. THOMAS

Died Sept. 8, 2014 Deloris Jean Thomas, 68, of 715 Green St., Wilson, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at St. John AME Zion Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel...

ROSETTA BROCK THOMPSON

Died Sept. 10, 2014 Rosetta Brock Thompson, 80, 789 Greentown Road, Trenton, died Wednesday at Beacon Place Hospice Center in Greensboro Funeral will be 1 p.m. today at Kings Chapel Free Will Baptist Church in Trenton. Burial will be...

THEODORE TILGHMAN

June 6, 1933-Sept. 11, 2014 Theodore Tilghman, 81, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Theodore was born June 6, 1933, in Lenoir County to the late Roland and Della Mae Lane Tilghman. Theodore was a retired electrician, and...

LOTTIE B. WHITLEY

Died Sept. 11, 2014 Lottie Bell Whitley, 80, Pink Hill, died Thursday at Genesis Health Care Center. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Community Funeral Home of Beulaville. Interment will be in Snow Hill Cemetery. She is...

CATHY J. WHALEY WOODCOCK

April 17, 1957-Sept. 10, 2014 Cathy Jean Whaley Woodcock, 57, Chocowinity, died Wednesday. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home chapel in Wallace, with the Rev. Robert Arnold officiating. Burial will be at Riverview Memorial...

Friday, September 12, 2014

DEWEY BARNETT JR.

Died Sept. 5, 2014 Dewey Barnett Jr., 89, 122 Village Place, Warsaw, died Sept. 5 at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church Warsaw, with the Rev. Theodore Thomas officiating. Burial will be...

JAMES D. BURROUGHS

Oct. 17, 1935-Sept. 11, 2014 James Durwood "Dick" Burroughs, 78, died Thursday morning at Genesis of Mount Olive. Born in Lenoir County, he was the son of the late James Edward Burroughs and Ruby Lewis Burroughs. He was a...

BARBARA POPE DIGBY

Barbara Pope Digby, 69, 707 Clarence Court, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangement are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

ROBERT EZZELL JR.

Robert Ezzell Jr., 85, 138 County Road, Mount Olive, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

GRACE H. FARFOUR

Grace Howell Farfour, 84, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOSEPH PERRY GRADY

April 27, 1945-Sept. 11, 2014 Joseph Perry Grady, 69, died Thursday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born April 27, 1945, in Mount Olive, N.C., to Lucille Overman Grady and the late Albert Perry Grady, he graduated from Brogden...

BRENDA MCDUFFIE JONES

Brenda McDuffie Jones, 61, 331 Yancey St., Warsaw, died today at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ELIZABETH DORTCH LEWIS

May 1, 1912-Sept. 9, 2014 Elizabeth Dortch Lewis, 102, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Penick Village in Southern Pines. Miss Lewis was born in Edgecombe County May 1, 1912, to the late James S. Lewis Sr. and...

MARTHA DAVIS MCLAURIN

Feb. 11, 1926-Sept. 11, 2014 Martha Davis McLaurin, 88, Snow Hill, passed away Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Spring Arbor in Kinston. Martha was born in Watauga County Feb. 11, 1926, to the late Ulyssus and Eunice Howell Davis....

LENNIE JEAN ARRINGTON PORTIS

Dec. 12, 1944-Sept. 7, 2014 Lennie Jean Arrington Portis died Sept. 7, 2014, in Philadelphia, Pa. Funeral services are Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Fayetteville, N.C., at 11 a.m. at Simon Temple AME Zion Church. Viewing is immediately prior...

LUCY M. ROUSE

Lucy Merritt Rouse, 91, Kinston, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

ISAAC SHEPHERD

Isaac Shepherd, 80, 715 Chestnut Circle, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

THEODORE TILGHMAN

Theodore Tilghman, 81, LaGrange, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

Thursday, September 11, 2014

JAMES BEST

Died Sept. 6, 2014 James Best, 61, 3007 Enterprise Ave., Fayetteville, died Saturday. Funeral will be Friday at 3 p.m. in Wiseman Mortuary chapel. Burial will be at Cumberland Memorial Gardens. He was married to Vivian. Visitation will be...

LUCILLE BRIDGES

Nov. 9, 1943-Sept. 7, 2014 Prophetess Lucille Bridges, 70, 206 E. Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Sunday at her residence in Mount Olive, N.C. She was born Nov. 9, 1943, in Mount Olive, N.C., to Mack Robinson and Lula...

BOB CORE

July 14, 1950-Aug. 11, 2014 Robert Glenn "Bob" Core, 64, West Dundee, Ill., passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Bob was born July 14, 1950, in Goldsboro to Louise Snipes Coker and the late Mason Core. Bob enjoyed travel,...

ROBERT RAYMOND EARNEST

April 29, 1930-Sept. 9, 2014 Robert Raymond Earnest, 84, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Earnest was born in Bedford County, Pa., April 29, 1930, to the late Ellis Kramer Earnest and Audrey...

MARTHA D. MCLAURIN

Martha D. McLaurin, 88, Kinston, died today at Spring Arbor in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FRANK J. SIKORA

March 28, 1928-Sept. 10, 2014 Frank Joseph Sikora, 86, Goldsboro, died Wednesday morning at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late Frank and Veneta Sikora, and the husband of the late Kathleen Sikora. He was retired...

SHIRLEY R. BROWN WAYNE

Died Sept. 6, 2014 Shirley Rose Brown Wayne, 76, 323 Old Dover Road, Dover, died Saturday at LaGrange Gardens Assisted Living. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Dover, with the Rev. Carl Cox...

MARIETTA WOOTEN

May 28, 1950-Sept. 6, 2014 Marietta Wooten, 64, 507 Quail Drive, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Best Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joe A. Jackson officiating. Burial...

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

COY "HOOVER" ALLIGOOD

Oct. 11, 1928-Sept. 8, 2014 Coy "Hoover" Alligood, 85, resident of 648 Mill Hole Road, Washington, N.C., passed away Monday Sept. 8, 2014, at his home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,...

JIMMY B. AYCOCK

Sept. 11, 1947-Sept. 9, 2014 Jimmy Ballard Aycock, 66, Pikeville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Jimmy was born in Wayne County Sept. 11, 1947, to the late Royal and Inez Toler...

ROBERT R. EARNEST

Robert Raymon Earnest, 84, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KIM M. CAMPBELL FOURNIER

March 29, 1965-Sept. 3, 2014 Kim M. Campbell Fournier died Sept. 3, 2014. She is survived by her father and mother, Ronnie and Pat Gurley; two sons, Evan Richard Fournier and Charles Micheal Jones Jr.; a brother, Ernest L....

CALLIE LEE HOLDER

Died Sept. 3, 2014 Callie Lee Holder, 97, 4565 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, N.Y., died Sept. 3. Funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Spring Hill Baptist Church in Zebulon. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

ELIZABETH D. LEWIS

Elizabeth Dorth Lewis, 102, died Tuesday at Penick Village in Southern Pines. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

FRANK J. SIKORA

Frank Joseph Sikora, 86, died today at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DELORIS J. THOMAS

Deloris Jean Thomas, 68, 715 Green St., Wilson, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

CHARLES E. WORRELLS

July 24, 1955-Sept. 7, 2014 Charles E. Worrells, 59, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home. Burial will be private. He was born in Wayne...