Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Friday, May 22, 2015

HERLEAN E. COLEY

Herlean Edmundson Coley, 91, Fremont, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

CINDY LOU COMBS

Sept. 29, 1968-May 20, 2015 Cindy Lou Combs, 46, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Wayne County Sept. 29, 1968, to Charles Albert Combs Sr. of Goldsboro and the late...

ELAINE DODGE DEWEY COMBS

Died May 21, 2015 Elaine Dodge Dewey Combs, resident of Kirkwood Retirement Community in Goldsboro, joined her heavenly father Thursday, May 21, 2015. She passed away peacefully at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, following a brief illness. Mrs. Combs was...

ERLENE JORDAN EVANS

Nov. 18, 1929-May 21, 2015 Erlene Jordan Evans, 85, Raleigh, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Rex Healthcare. Erlene was born in Johnston County Nov. 18, 1929, to the late Leslie R. and Nettie Pittman Jordan. She was...

FRANCISCO P.Z. GARCIA

Oct. 18, 1953-May 15, 2015 Francisco Paco Zuniga Garcia, 61, 810 Taft St., Selma, died May 15 at home. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Iglesia Pentecostal Jesusristo El Rey De Gloria in Selma. Burial will be...

MARY E. CARR HERRING

Died May 19, 2015 Mary Elizabeth Carr Herring, 90, Greenevers community, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be at New Christian Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Cameron Hankins officiating. Burial...

KENNETH T. MCLEAN

Kenneth Tyrone McLean, 55, 512 Wooten St., died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHN S. NORMAN

Aug. 18, 1932-May 21, 2015 John Samuel Norman, 82, LaGrange, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. John was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Edgecombe County to the late Irby and Nannie Eastwood Norman. He...

VERNETTE ROWE

Died May 19, 2015 Vernette Rowe, 78, 648 Isham Frederick Road, died Tuesday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Rainbow Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bernard Fuller officiating. Burial...

SEAN J. SAVAGE

Died May 17, 2015 Sean James Savage, 37, Warsaw, died Sunday. Funeral will be at Betholite Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia Saturday at 3 p.m. Burial will be at Savage Allen Thompson Family Cemetery in Magnolia. He is survived...

FARRELL WILLIAMS

Dec. 13, 1926-May 20, 2015 Farrell Williams, 88, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Farrell was born in Wayne County Dec. 13, 1926, to the late Lucky and Ellen...

WILLIE L. WILLIAMS

Willie L. Williams, 67, died Thursday at the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Thursday, May 21, 2015

SHANNA VANN-HALL

Died May 18, 2015 Shanna Vann-Hall, 42, 2608 W. Wards Bridge Road, Warsaw, Monday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Kenan Memorial Auditorium in Kenansville, with elder Lorenzo Simmons officiating. Burial will be...

ANTHONY RAY "TONY" BAKER

July 15, 1978-May 19, 2015 Anthony Ray "Tony" Baker, 36, Warsaw, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Mr. Baker was born July 15, 1978, in Wayne County, N.C. Mr. Baker is survived by parents, Deborah and Lewis Summerlin of...

NANNIE LOU BENNETT

Jan. 29, 1935-May 20, 2015 Nannie Lou Jones Bennett, 80, Blizzard's Crossroads community near Mount Olive, died Wednesday morning, May 20, 2015. Graveside services will be held Friday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at Bennett Family Cemetery on Bennett's...

ALICE A. BRYANT

May 11, 1925-May 19, 2015 Alice Austin Bryant, 90, 911 S. Slocumb St., died Tuesday at home. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Wayne Memorial Park. She was born May 11, 1925, in Wayne County to...

CINDY L. COMBS

Cindy Lou Combs, 46, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JOHN A. CROWLEY

June 2, 1992-May 18, 2015 John Austin Crowley, 22, 109 Riverbluff Drive, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Graveside service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Woodland Friends Cemetery, with Jerry Edwards officiating Born in Brunswick County, he...

EDDIE L. EDWARDS

Died May 16, 2015 Eddie L. Edwards, 56, 801 Whitehead Ave., Wilson, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

JERRY L. GRADY

Sept. 14, 1971-May 17, 2015 Jerry Lynn Grady, 43, Micro, died Sunday. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. He was born Sept. 14, 1971, in Wayne County to Danny Gilbert Grady of McAllen, Texas,...

JAMES A. HARGROVE

Died May 15, 2015 James Albert Hargrove, 85, 202 Emma St., Elm City, died Friday at Elm City Assisted Living. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JOLLY J. LEACH

Oct. 26, 1971-May 12, 2015 Jolly James Leach, 43, 406 S. Church St., Mount Olive, died May 12 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Mount Gilead Baptist Church. Burial will be at Carver...

JOHN S. NORMAN

John Samuel Norman, 82, LaGrange, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

DALLAS H. SUGG

Dallas Henry Sugg, 70, Kinston, died Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

FARRELL WILLIAMS

Farrell Williams, 88, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

SHANNA VANN-HALL

Shanna Vann-Hall, 42, 2608 Ward Bridge Road, Warsaw, died Monday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

PAULINE RUFFIN ARTIS

Pauline Ruffin Artis, 78, Rocky Mount, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home....

DORIS L. BRITT

Died May 15, 2015 Doris Lett Britt, 510 King Drive, died Friday. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at St. James AME Zion Church, with Bishop Joseph Johnson as eulogist. Interment will be at St. James AME Zion Church...

ALICE BRYANT

Alice Bryant, 90, 911 Slocumb St., died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JOHN A. CROWLEY

John Austin Crowley, 22, died Monday in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

SHIRLEY A. HERRING

Shirley A. Herring, 76, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory Inc....

RODERICK LEACH

Roderick Leach, 35, 416 E. Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ERIC D. RASBERRY

Eric D. Rasberry, 46, New Bern, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc. of Kinston....

VERNETTE ROWE

Vernette Rowe, 644 Isham Frederick Road, Magnolia, died Tuesday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

BRAYDEN A. RUFFIN

May 3, 2015-May 18, 2015 Brayden Abiel Ruffin, 102 Barrier Place, Pikeville, died at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Apostle D.L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel at McIntyre Funeral Home, with apostle Kenneth...

DELORIS M. SPELLS

Deloris Mae Spells, 85, Fremont, died Monday at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

IVEY RANDALL THOMAS

Sept. 1, 1965-May 17, 2015 Ivey Randall Thomas, 49, Pikeville, passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital Sunday, May 17, 2015, after a battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. Born Sept. 1, 1965, he was the...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

ROBERT ARMBRUST

Robert "Bob" Armbrust, 82, Dudley, died Monday at the Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

WILLIE MAE SWINSON BRADSHAW

April 11, 1931-May 17, 2015 Willie Mae Swinson Bradshaw, 84, Mount Olive, died Sunday. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Tyndall Funeral Chapel. The burial will be at Wilson Cemetery near Calypso. The visitation will be...

EDDIE L. EDWARDS

Eddie L. Edwards, 56, Wilson, died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

HENRY G. HILTON

Died May 16, 2015 Henry Gary "Pete" Hilton, 89,Warsaw, died Saturday at Kenansville Health and Rehab. The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. The funeral will be at 11 a.m....

TOMMY CARTHEL HOLT

March 17, 1934-May 13, 2015 Elder Tommy Carthel Holt, 81, 603 S. Claiborne St., died Wednesday night at Pruitt Health in Raleigh. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Pentecostal Holy Church. The burial will be in...

BRAYDEN A. RUFFIN

Brayden Abiel Ruffin died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

IVEY R. THOMAS

Ivey Randall Thomas, 49, Pikeville, died at Wayne Memorial Hospital Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Casey Funeral Home....

ANN WILKINSON YOUNG

March 29, 1942-May 17, 2015 Ann Wilkinson Young, 73, Conover, passed away Sunday May 17, 2015, at Catawba Regional Hospice. Born March 29, 1942, she was the daughter of Elmer Hamn Wilkinson and Bertie Lee Smith Wilkinson. Ann was...

Monday, May 18, 2015

WILLIAM ADAMS JR.

William Adams Jr., 67, Goldsboro, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

LILLIAN ESTELLE EVANS MERCER

April 13, 1926-May 17, 2015 Lillian Estelle Evans Mercer, 89, Wilson, passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner's Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson. The Rev. Johnny...

FRANCES POWELL

June 3, 1927-May 16, 2015 Frances Hill Powell, 87, Seven Springs, N.C., passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, N.C. She was born June 3, 1927, in the Smith's Chapel community near Mount Olive,...

HELEN H. SAULS

Feb. 8, 1935-May 16, 2015 Helen Huffman Sauls, 80, Fremont, went to be with her Lord Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center while surrounded by her children. Helen was born in Wayne County Feb. 8, 1935,...

ESCAR HAYMOND "SAM" SCRIVENS

Oct. 10, 1937-May 16, 2015 Escar Haymond "Sam" Scrivens, Goldsboro, N.C., went to be with the Lord May 16, 2015. Sam was born Oct. 10, 1937, to David and Lucy Scrivens of Flatwoods, W. Va. Sam faithfully served his...

BILLY TAYLOR

Died May 16, 2015 Billy Taylor, 82, Kinston, passed away at Lenoir Memorial Hospital May 16, 2015. Billy was retired from DuPont after 38 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings. Billy...

FRANCES CHAPMAN WILLIAMS

Dec. 24, 1926-May 16, 2015 Frances Chapman Williams, 88, Wilson, passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner's Funeral Home. A private burial will follow. The Rev. Johnny Sullivan will officiate. The family...