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Thursday, March 26, 2015

THADDEUS SWINDELL BEST SR.

Nov. 28, 1927-March 24, 2015 Deacon Thaddeus Swindell Best Sr., 87, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greenleaf Christian Church. The burial will be in the Best family...

ESSIE P. BORDEN

Died March 18, 2015 Essie P. Borden, 79, of 210 Wayne Ave., passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015, at noon at St. Luke Church...

DWIGHT N. CARLTON

Died March 19, 2015 Dwight Nathaniel Carlton, 53, died March 19 at his home. He was the son of the late Bettie Jane Carlton and Tommie Garris. The funeral will be at noon Saturday at First Baptist Church Bowden....

DORIS M. CHAMBERS

Died March 23, 2015 Doris M. Chambers, 73, formerly of LaGrange, died Monday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Perfected Praise Church in LaGrange. The burial will be in...

LOIS WEAVER DENNING

Died March 24, 2015 Lois Weaver Denning, 85, Newton Grove, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The funeral will be Friday, March 26, 2015, at 2 p.m. at St. John Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Jim Skinner and the...

BETTY L. SHEPARD FORD

July 31, 1950-March 24, 2015 Betty Lou Shepard Ford, 64, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Turkey Creek Cemetery in Sneads Ferry. She was born in Onslow County...

JACQUEL A. GIBBS

Jacquel Antwan Gibbs, 25, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ELLA M. HOBBS

Ella Mae Hobbs, 85, Mount Olive, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home....

ALMA P. LEWIS

Alma Pate Lewis, 80, died Wednesday at Countryside Assisted Living in Pikeville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

GLENN J. MARTIN

Glenn Junior Martin, 62, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending....

EUGENE C. PERSON

March 20, 1933- March 25, 2015 Eugene Carroll Person, 82, Pikeville, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. He is survived...

LILLIE R. SMITH RODWELL

Nov. 18 1926-March 25, 2015 Lillie Rae Smith Rodwell, 88, Moss Hill community, died Wednesday at her home. She was born Nov. 18, 1926, to Ronald and Selma Smith of the Moss Hill community. The funeral will be at...

DAVID SANDERS JR.

David Sanders Jr., 88, Wilson, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Home of Wilson....

VERNARD TERRERY

Died March 24, 2015 Vernard Terrery, 57, Wilson, died on Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson....

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ERIC E. AYCOCK

June 17, 1959-March 21, 2015 Eric E. Aycock, 55,Wendell, formerly of Wayne County died Saturday at his residence. He was born June 17, 1959, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Alvin and Mildred Cherry Aycock and is survived by three children....

CLINTON BRASWELL

Clinton Braswell, 61, Snow Hill, died Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral arrangements which are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

BETTY J. BROWN

Betty J. Brown, 52, Cochran, Ga., died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home Goldsboro....

JENNIE J. JONES BYNUM

Jennie Johnston Jones Bynum, 81, Wilson, passed away on Saturday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

DORIS M. CHAMBERS

Doris M. Chambers, 73, formerly of LaGrange, died Monday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending at LaGrange Funeral Home....

LEWIS M. DAVIS

Lewis Marvin Davis,79, Formerly of Lucama, died Saturday in Washington, DC. Funeral arangements are pending at Hamiton Funeral Chapel Of Wilson....

BETTY LOU S. FORD

Betty Lou Shepard Ford, 64, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

THADDEUS S. BEST SR.

Thaddeus S. Best Sr., 87, died Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

GEORGE F. HILL

March 21, 1935-March 20, 2015 George F. Hill, of Goldsboro, born March 21, 1935, died on March 20, 2015, at 79 in Belhaven, N.C. He was the son of George William and Beulah Inez Hill of Goldsboro. The family...

GEORGE T. NAPPER

George Tommy Napper, Seven Springs, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home....

CAROLYN D. ROYAL

Carolyn Deloris Royal, 58, Faison, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

EDWARD LUTHER UNDERWOOD

June 5, 1948-March 22, 2015 Edward Luther "Eddie" Underwood, 66, Goldsboro, passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at his home. Eddie was born in Wayne County on June 5, 1948, to the late Luther Rodney and Gouldia...

Monday, March 23, 2015

HADDIE H. BROCK

Nov. 19, 1930-March 21, 2015 Haddie Holmes Brock, 84, lifelong resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 21, 2015, at her home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 24, at 1 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral...

CLAIBORNE THOMAS HILL

Sept. 24, 1918-March 19, 2015 On the morning of March 19, 2015, in Fort Collins, Colo., we lost another member of the worlds, "Greatest Generation," our husband, father and grandfather Claiborne Hill, a former resident of Goldsboro and Garner,...

LUCILLE HILL KORNEGAY

Lucille Hill Kornegay, 93, of 2247 U.S. 13 North, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

TOMMY MCPHAIL

Sept. 12, 1954-March 21, 2015 James Thomas "Tommy" McPhail, 60, Goldsboro, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Tommy was born in Wayne County on Sept. 12, 1954, to Theria...

EDWARD UNDERWOOD

Edward Underwood died Sunday at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, March 22, 2015

MARY H. RHEM-GARNER

Mary H. Rhem-Garner, 37, Kinston, died Friday at Lenior Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home of Kinston....

PEGGY HARRIS ALLEN

Aug. 28, 1928-March 19, 2015 Peggy Harris Allen, 85, formerly of Goldsboro, died March 19, 2015, at Carolina Meadows in Chapel Hill. She was born in Roanoke, Va. to the late Dallas and Louella Harris. Peggy attended public schools...

ERIC AYCOCK

Eric Aycock, 55, Wendell, formerly of Pikeville, died Saturday at his residence Arrangements are pending at the Haskins Funeral Home....

HORACE "H.L." BARNES

Jan. 5, 1932 - March 19, 2015 Horace "H.L." Barnes, 83, died Thursday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was born in Wilson County to the late Hugh and Cora Barnes. He was preceded in death by his...

HADDIE HOLMES BROCK

Haddie Holmes Brock died Saturday afternoon at her home in Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall Funeral Home, Inc....

CORNELL CHASTEN SR.

Died March 19, 2015 Cornell Chasten Sr., 67, Rose Hill, died Thursda at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Rose Hill. The burial...

JEAN D. "DANNY" CORMIER II

Jan. 22, 1964 - March 20, 2015 Jean Daniel "Danny" Cormier II, 51, passed away Friday at his residence. Born in Peoria, Ill., he was the son of J.D. Cormier of the home and the late Darline Davis Cormier....

GEORGE F. HILL

George F. Hill died Friday while in Belhaven. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CLAIBORNE T. HLL

Claiborne Thomas Hill, 96, died Thursday in Fort Collins, Colo. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JAMES T. MCPHAIL

James T. McPhail, 60, died Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LARRY T. MITCHELL

May 9, 1946-March 20, 2015 Larry Thomas Mitchell, 68, Kenansville, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center. He was born May 9, 1946, in Lenoir County to the late Willie Mitchell and Estelle Aldridge Mitchell. A funeral service will be...

LUCIAN H. RHODES

Died March 18, 2015 Lucian Henry Rhodes, 93, of Rose Hill, died Wednesday at Brian Center of Wallace. The funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday from the Rose Hill Funeral Home Chapel in Rose Hill. The burial...

CLEE ALFRED ROSS

Oct. 13, 1949-March 21, 2015 Clee Alfred Ross, 65, 328 Gurley Dairy Road, Pikeville, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center with his family by his side. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial...

BEVERLY L. SCHELL

July 11, 1953-March 20, 2015 Beverly L. Schell, 61, entered eternal life to be with the Lord on Friday, March 20, 2015, in Goldsboro, N.C. She was born on July 11, 1953, in Winchester, Mass., daughter to the late...

OLIVER TOOMEY

Died March 13, 2015 Oliver R. Toomey, an Ohio native whose devotion to Wayne County consumed more than half of his 96 years of life, died Friday in Winston-Salem. He and his wife, Betsy, had moved from Goldsboro only...