Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Sunday, August 30, 2015

CARDOZO P. CARLTON

April 17, 1933-Aug. 26, 2015 Cardozo Perciville "C.P." Carlton, 82, 1319 Carlton Chapel Church Road, Warsaw, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Hines Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Braxton Frederick...

WILLIE M. DARDEN

Willie Mae Darden, 70, 805 Aycock St., died Thursday at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY F. HERRING

Dec. 6, 1936-Aug. 28, 2015 Mary Frances Herring, 78, 410-A Creech St., died Friday at home. Burial will be in Pinelawn Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y. She was born Dec. 6, 1936, in Wayne County to Matthew Deans and Dollie...

DORIS KORNEGAY HOLLAND

Oct. 23, 1927-Aug. 28, 2015 Mrs. Doris Kornegay Holland, 87, Mount Olive, N.C., went home to be with the Lord Aug. 28, 2015, at her home. A memorial will be held Monday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. at Bear...

ELIZABETH WOODARD HOWELL

Died Aug. 26, 2015 Elizabeth Woodard Howell, 67, 1325 Davis Mill Road, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Monday at noon at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

PAUL JACKSON

Paul Jackson, 57, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

PATRICIA E. JONES

Patricia E. Jones, 55, 701 Pittman St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JAMES E. KING

The Rev. James E. King, 75, 1221 North Drive, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY LUCAS LEAKE

Died Aug. 21, 2015 Mary Lucas Leake, 92, 3216 Phillips Road, Wilson, died Aug. 21 at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Atkins Memorial Tabernacle in Sims. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of...

MASARU OKAMOTO

Died Aug. 27, 2015 Masaru "Mas" Okamoto, 91, Mount Olive, died Thursday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Steve Wicks officiating, followed by visitation in...

NOEL DWIGHT ROSE

April 28, 1925-Aug. 27, 2015 Noel Dwight Rose, Mount Olive, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, after a brief illness. Dwight was born April 28, 1935, in Wayne County to the late Noel Braxton and Ida Mae Fulgham Rose....

CARRIE E. ROWE

Carrie Estelle Rowe, 88, 1600 Harris St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOE L. SMITH

July 7, 1938-Aug. 26, 2015 Joe Louis "Pops" Smith, 77, 2028 Azalea Drive, died Wednesday at home. Funeral will be Monday at noon in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Old Mill...

JOHN H. WHITFIELD

John H. Whitfield, 71, Jamaica, N.Y., formerly of Wayne County, died Friday in Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, N.Y. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CHRISTINE L. WILLIAMS

Died Aug. 25, 2015 Christine Louise Williams, 85, 456B Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at All Saints Holy Church, with the Rev. Patricia Faison officiating. Burial will be...

Friday, August 28, 2015

LINWOOD EARL BARBER

April 8, 1939-Aug. 23, 2015 Linwood Earl Barber was born April 8, 1939, in Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Lynn Barber and Bessie Long Barber, and passed away in Crossville, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2015. He is survived by his...

WILLIE BRIGGS JR.

Died Aug. 26, 2015 Willie Briggs Jr., 72, 304 Raleigh Road Pkwy., Wilson, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Rose Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Wilson. Arrangements are by...

ANN C. CASHWELL

April 10, 1931-Aug. 27, 2015 Ann Chadwick Baker Cashwell, 84, Snow Hill, peacefully passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ann was born April 10, 1931, in Lenoir County to the late John Pearce Chadwick...

DOROTHY DAVIS

Died Aug. 18, 2015 Dorothy "Janie" Davis died Aug. 18 at Willow Creek Rehabilitation Center. Funeral was today at 11 a.m. at Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Michael Johnson officiating. Interment was in Old Mill Cemetery....

CASSANDRA MCCALL EBISIKE

Cassandra McCall Ebisike, 49, 3717 LaDova Way, Springdale, Md., died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DORIS K. HOLLAND

Doris Kornegay Holland, 87, Mount Olive, died today at home. Arrangements are pending....

ELIZABETH WOODARD HOWELL

Elizabeth Woodard Howell, 67, 1325 Davis Mill Road, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

LILLIE MAE JOHNSON

July 23, 1920-Aug. 26, 2015 Lillie Mae Crawford Johnson, 95, Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Mrs. Johnson was born in Wayne County July 23, 1920, to the late...

PAMELA MURPHY MUSGRAVE

Died Aug. 25, 2015 Pamela Murphy Musgrave died Tuesday in Douglasville, Ga. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Willie Watkins Funeral Home in Douglasville. She was the daughter of Ozzie Sr. and Juanita Murphy of Goldsboro. She...

DANNIE RAY MYERS

July 23, 1945-Aug. 26, 2015 Dannie Ray Myers, 70, Goldsboro, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Dannie was born July 23, 1945, in Wyoming County, W. Va., to the late John Thelma Myers and...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

DOROTHY DAVIS

Died Aug. 18, 2015 Dorothy "Janie" Davis died Aug. 18 at Willow Creek Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Atkinson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Michael Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Old Mill...

CARDOZO P. CARLTON

Cardozo Perciville Carlton, 82, 1319 Carlton Chapel Church Road, Warsaw, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

WILLIE M. DARDEN

Willie Mae Darden, 70, 805 Aycock St., died today in Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JIMMIE L. FARMER

Died Aug. 20, 2017 Jimmie Lee "James" Farmer, 84, 3820 Starship Lane, Apt. A, Wilson, died Aug. 20 at Avante' at Wilson. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JEANETTA JONES HAM

Jeanetta Jones Ham died Wednesday at home in San Antonia, Texas. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

LILLIE M. JOHNSON

Lillie Mae Johnson, 95, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DANNIE R. MYERS

Dannie Ray Myers, 70, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

STEPHEN "STEVE" WILLIAM MYERS

June 15, 1961-Aug. 25, 2015 Stephen "Steve" William Myers, 54, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at home. A service to celebrate his life will be held by the graveside Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at noon at Pikeville Cemetery....

THELMA NEWSOME

May 4, 1938-Aug. 23, 2015 Thelma Newsome, 77, died Sunday at Brian Health and Rehab Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pentecostal Holy Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park North. She was...

KANEESHA N. ROBINSON

Died Aug. 23, 2015 Kaneesha Nicole "Neesha" Robinson, 23, 1412 N. Independence St., Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church...

JOE SMITH

Joe Smith, 77, 2028 Azalea Drive, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ARLENE GOODSON TALTON

Jan. 31, 1930-Aug. 25, 2015 Arlene Goodson Talton, 85, Mount Olive, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arlene was born Jan. 31, 1930, in Duplin County to Arlie and Catherine Goodson....

JOHN L. THOMPSON

Dec. 25, 1935-Aug. 8, 2015 John Lee Thompson, 79, 708 Force Road, died Aug. 8 at the Dixon House in Grifton. Funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home...

CHRISTINE L. WILLIAMS

Christine L. Williams, 85, 456B Kelly Springs Road, Mount Olive, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT E. WOODARD

Died Aug. 21, 2015 Robert Earl Woodard, 52, 7557 Tedder Road, Lucama, died Friday at Duke University Hospital in Durham. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Simon Grove Holiness Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral...

ROBERTA HILLIARD WRIGHT

Died Aug. 22, 2015 Roberta Hilliard Wright, 48, 508 Winstead St., Wilson, died Saturday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

LUCINDA H. ANDERSON

Nov. 25, 1934-Aug. 23, 2015 Lucinda H. Anderson, 80, 122 Southern Plaza, Dudley, died Sunday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, with the Rev. Johnny Wade officiating. Burial...

ESTHER COLLIER BEASLEY

May 12, 1920-Aug. 25, 2015 Esther Collier Beasley, 95, Goldsboro, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, while surrounded by her family. Esther was born in Wayne County May 12, 1920, to the late Benjamin and...

A. NELSON BLAND

March 22, 1945-Aug. 24, 2015 Award-winning newspaper reporter, photographer and columnist Allen Nelson Bland, Mount Olive, died Monday afternoon at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a period of declining health. He was 70. Bland had been in Wayne Memorial Hospital...

JAMES M. GODWIN JR.

Died July 25, 2015 James M. Godwin Jr., 93, Mount Olive, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Born in Bluefield, W.Va., he was the only son of James M. Godwin Sr. and Sara R. Godwin. He was a well-loved...

WILLIAM M. HARDY

Died Aug. 20, 2015 William McKinley Hardy, 70, Magnolia, died Thursday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, Md. Funeral will be Saturday at Betholite Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia at 1 p.m., with evangelist Tammy Green officiating....

CARL EUGENE MCBRIDE JR.

Nov. 11, 1947-Aug. 14, 2015 Carl Eugene McBride Jr., Ph.D., 67, died in his West Hollywood, Calif., home Aug. 14, 2015, of complications resulting from chronic respiratory disease. "Gene," as he was known to family and friends, was a...

NORWOOD L. MILLS

Feb. 28, 1937-Aug. 24, 2015 Norwood Leonard Mills, 78, affectionately known by family and friends as "Pop," Goldsboro, passed away suddenly Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, from injuries he sustained in a fall. Norwood was born in Wayne County Feb....

KATIE M. NICHOLS

Nov. 5, 1917-Aug. 18, 2015 Katie Mae Nichols died Aug. 18. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Disciples Church of Christ in Smithfield. She was born Nov. 5, 1917, in Duplin County to the late...

KANEESHA N. ROBINSON

Kaneesha Nicole Robinson, 23, 1412 N. Independence St., Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc. of Kinston....

WILBERT RAY SULLIVAN

Died Aug. 25, 2015 Wilbert Ray Sullivan, 75, Greenville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Wilbert, a native of Wayne County, lived much of his life in...

ARLENE GOODSON TALTON

Arlene Goodson Talton died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

JOHN W. TAYLOR JR.

Died Aug. 21, 2015 Deacon John Wesley Taylor Jr., 74, 2211 Imperial Ave., Wilson, died Friday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle in Wilson. Arrangements are...