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Thursday, March 23, 2017

RACHEL BERRY

Jan. 3, 1942-March 15, 2017 Rachel Berry, 75, 2251 Hines Farm Road, Jacksonville, died March 15 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center of Wilmington. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Abundant Life Baptist Church of Jacksonville, with...

TEENIE L. BLALOCK

Died March 21, 2017 Teenie Lewis Blalock, 97, Fremont, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Funeral Friday 2 p.m. Fremont United Methodist Church, followed by a time of visiting and sharing. Mrs. Blalock was the widow of Paul C. Blalock...

MARY ANN BRADSHAW CARTER

Aug. 31, 1934-March 21, 2017 Mary Ann Bradshaw Carter, 82, died Tuesday night at Wilson Medical Center. She was born in Wilson County to the late Roland Clifton and Rebecca Casey Bradshaw. She was a loving wife, mother and...

DAVID FRANKLIN COBB SR.

April 7, 1943-March 22, 2017 David Franklin Cobb Sr., 73, Smithfield, died early Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017, in SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Born April 7, 1943, in Johnston County, he was the son of Alma Mclamb Cobb...

BARNEY W. ENGLISH

Aug. 22, 1918-March 19, 2017 The Rev. Barney William English, 98, Wallace, died Sunday at Golden Care Rest Home. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Peniel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in Peniel Cemetery He...

LARRY L. EVANS

Larry Lee Evans, 61, Wilson, died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

PHILLIP W. GOFF

May 12, 1962-March 20, 2017 Phillip "Phil" Wayne Goff, 54, died Monday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Graveside service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Eureka Cemetery. Memorial service will be 7 tonight at New Hope Church...

DOROTHY LOUISE TAYLOR HINES

Died March 22, 2017 Dorothy Louise Taylor Hines passed away Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017, at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation surrounded by her loving family. A graveside service will be held Friday, March 24, 2017, at 11 a.m....

ANNIE B. HOBBS

Annie Bell Hobbs, 84, died Wednesday at UNC Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Majestic Funeral Home and Cremations of Elizabethtown....

DIANE STEVENS LEACH

July 17, 1968-March 18, 2017 Diane Stevens Leach, 48, 1502 Day Circle, died Saturday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be...

NANCY P. LITWITZ

Aug. 13, 1947-March 18, 2017 Nancy Lee Palush Litwitz, 69, LaGrange, died Saturday. Funeral will be private. She was born Aug. 13, 1947, in New Jersey to the late George Matthew Jr. and Marie Hansen Palush. She is survived...

RUBY WILLIAMS MCGEE

Died March 21, 2017 Ruby Williams Mcgee, Kinston, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Seventh-day Adventist Church of Kinston....

A.J. MITCHELL JR.

May 27, 1945-March 21, 2017 A.J. "Jr." Mitchell Jr., 71, Dudley, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. A.J. was born in Wayne County May 27, 1945, to the late A.J....

SHARON T. PHILLIPS

May 19, 1971-March 18, 2017 Sharon Tonnette Phillips, 45, 1045 LaGrange Road, LaGrange, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Thompson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church of LaGrange, with the Rev. William Waters officiating....

GEORGE R. PINCKNEY III

Died March 19, 2017 George R. Pinckney III, 3, 405 Williams St., Kinston, died Sunday at home Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday Greater Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Kinston. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Church Cemetery...

ROSA L. SCOTT

Rosa Lee Scott, 82, 403 Banks Ave., died Tuesday in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

EUGENE SHAW JR.

April 6, 1927-March 19, 2017 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Eugene Shaw Jr., 89, was born in LaGrange, N.C., April 6, 1927. The Lenoir...

RAYMOND SWINSON

Raymond Swinson, 74, 1000 Wilson St., Wilson, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

JAMES A. THOMPSON

Died March 17, 2017 James Arthur Thompson, 61, 3507 Central Heights Road, Apt. F, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville. Funeral Saturday 3 p.m. at Bear Creek Association Headquarters, with the Rev Gregory Jones Sr. officiating. Burial...

CLIFFORD R. THOMPSON

Died March 8, 2017 Clifford Ray Thompson, 58, Lorton, Va., died March 8 at home. Funeral Saturday 11 a.m. at Hills Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Faison, with the Rev C.J. Ross Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Wayne...

CHARLES L. WILLIAMS

Died March 14, 2017 Charles Linwood Williams, 60, Wilson, died March 14. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

HELEN M. WOOD

Oct. 6, 1936-March 21, 2017 Helen Mozingo Wood, 80, LaGrange, quietly and peacefully passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at her home. The youngest of six children, Helen was born Oct. 6, 1936, in LaGrange to the late Logan...

BILLY WOODCOCK

Billy Woodcock died Thursday at Willow Creek Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CATHERINE TARVER ANDERSON

Catherine Tarver Anderson, 73, 100 Waters Circle, died Tuesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

STEPHANIE BUNN

Stephanie Bunn, 54, Edgerton Street, died Tuesday at Sentara Williamsburg Hospital of Williamsburg, Va. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARY A. BRADSHAW CARTER

Mary Ann Bradshaw Carter, 82, died Tuesday at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

DANIEL W. EZZELL

Feb. 4, 1951-March 19, 2017 Daniel Wayne Ezzell Sr., 66, Mount Olive, passed away Sunday morning, March 19, at Genesis Health Care. He was a retired truck driver, having been employed with Advance Auto Parts. He was the son...

PHILLIP W. GOFF

Phillip W. Goff, 54, Garner, formerly of Goldsboro, died Monday at Wake Med. Arrangements are pending....

VIRGINIA WALKER HERRETT

Feb. 1, 1936-March 20, 2017 Virginia Walker Herrett, 81, Goldsboro, passed away early Monday morning, March 20, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Virginia was born in Wichita, Kan., Feb. 1, 1936, to the late Hiram and Amethyst McCanne...

DOROTHY HINES

Died March 22, 2107 Visitation for Dorothy Louise Taylor Hines will be held Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Visit www.howellfuneral.com. (Pd)...

ELVIN G. JONES

Jan. 25, 1936-March 21, 2017 Elvin Gene Jones, 81, longtime resident of Mount Olive, received his eternal reward early Tuesday morning, March 21, 2017. He was at his home with his wife by his side when the Lord sent...

MARIE S. JUSTICE

Aug. 5, 1925-March 20, 2017 Marie Sutton Justice, 91, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Sampson County, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Mamie Tadlock Sutton, and wife of the late William Joe...

NANCY P. LITWITZ

Nancy Lee Palush Litwitz, 69, LaGrange, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

A.J. MITCHELL

A.J. Mitchell, 71, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

HAROLD L. POWELL

Aug. 28, 1934-March 21, 2017 Harold Lyle Powell, 82, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Born in Fort Meade, Fla., he was the son of the late Lyle and Murry Walker Powell. Harold was a veteran of the United...

EUGENE SHAW JR.

April 6, 1927-March 19, 2017 Eugene Shaw Jr., 89, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Funeral will be Friday at noon in Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church of LaGrange, with Dr. Michael A. Johnson officiating. Interment will be...

DIANE STEVENS

July 17, 1968-March 18, 2117 Diane Stevens, 48, 1502 Day Circle, died Saturday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. Burial will be in...

ANNIE R. WARD

Annie R. Ward, 70, 206 White Oak Road, died Tuesday at Wayne UNC Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

HELEN M. WOOD

Helen Mozingo Wood, LaGrange, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

MILDRED FAISON WRIGHT

Died March 20, 2017 Mildred Faison Wright, 85, 217 Pinecrest Drive, Warsaw, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Prayer of Faith Evangelistic Church of Warsaw, with pastor Ludell Washington...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

RACHEL BERRY

Rachel Berry, 75, 2251 Hines Farm Road, died Wednesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center of Wilmington. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ROY LEE CAVENAUGH

Feb. 3, 1932-March 20, 2017 Roy Lee Cavenaugh, 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, March 20, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at...

DAVID D. FLETCHER

Dec. 19, 1941-March 18, 2017 David Donald Fletcher, 75, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday at his home. David was born in New London, Conn., Dec. 19, 1941, to the late Archie Fletcher and Bridget Anna Lawton Fletcher. He served his...

VERNA HOOKER

Died March 18, 2017 Verna Hooker, 90, Snow Hill, died Saturday at UNC Lenoir Health Care. Funeral will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Snow Hill. Interment will be in Shady Grove...

MARGARET L. HOWELL

Margaret Lee Howell, 90, Kenly, died Friday at Smithfield Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

GEORGE R. PINCKNEY III

George R. Pinckney III, 3, 405 Williams St., Kinston, died Sunday at home Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc. of Kinston....

Monday, March 20, 2017

VIRGINIA W. HERRETT

Virginia Walker Herrett, 81, died today at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

VERNA HOOKER

Verna Hooker, 90, died Saturday at UNC Lenoir Health Care. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

LILA MAE PRICE

Aug. 1, 1937-March 18, 2017 Lila Mae Outlaw Price, 79, known to some as "Pingy," resident of the Outlaw's Bridge/Pleasant Grove community near Albertson, passed away peacefully Saturday night, March 18, 2017. Funeral services will be held Monday, March...

EUGENE SHAW JR.

Eugene Shaw Jr., 2150 Hull Road, Kinston, died Sunday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of LaGrange....

JAMES THOMPSON

James Thompson died Friday at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

Sunday, March 19, 2017

DOROTHY R. BURRIS

March 1, 1921-Feb. 20, 2017 A graveside service celebrating Dorothy R. Burris' life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Carolina Memorial Park, Concord, N.C. The family will receive friends immediately following the service...

ANDREW S. COMBS

Sept. 18, 1972-March 17, 2017 Andrew Scott Combs, 44, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care. He was born in Wayne County on Sept. 18, 1972 to Charles Albert Combs Sr. of Goldsboro and...

JOHN R. DOUD SR.

Oct. 22, 1940-March 11, 2017 John Robert Doud Sr., 76, Goldsboro, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center. John was born in Waverly, Pa., on Oct. 22, 1940 to the late Lucien Howard Doud and...

HATTIE M. EASON

Sept. 24, 1928-March 16, 2017 Hattie Mae Eason, 88, 307 Brodgen St., Dudley, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be held today at 1 p.m. at Bentonville Disciples of Christ Church, 8566 Devils Racetrack Road, Four...

DAVID D. FLETCHER

David Donald Fletcher, 75, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DOUGLAS JENNINGS

Douglas Jennings, 65, 315 E. Walnut St., Apt. 2, died March 7 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CLINTON L. JOHNSON

June 28, 1942-March 18, 2017 Clinton Lorane Johnson, 74, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Barbour Court Nursing Home in Smithfield. He was born in Mullins, S.C., on June 28, 1942 to the late Woodard W. Johnson...

JOSEPH M. LAWRENCE

July 21, 1928-March 18, 2017 Joseph Monroe Lawrence, 88, Goldsboro, passed away early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Joseph lost his father at an early age and lived his young life much like Huckleberry Finn. He will...

SHARON T. PHILLIPS

Sharon Tonnette Phillips, 45, 1045 LaGrange Road, LaGrange, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home & Cremations....

TEMPIE W. RIVENBARK

May 21, 1924-March 16, 2017 Tempie Warrick Rivenbark, 92, of Wilmington, passed away March 16, 2017 at the Davis Community. She was born May 21, 1924, to the late Leroy and Lola Warrick. She was preceded in death by...

DIANE STEVENS

Diane Stevens, 48, 1502 Day Circle, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

MARY L. SUTTON

Died March 14, 2017 Mary L. Sutton, 85, of 103 N. Lincoln Dr., Dudley, N.C., died Tuesday, March 14, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral Monday 11 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, with Bishop J. E. Reddick...

CHARLES C. SWINDALL

July 1, 1963-March 17, 2017 Charles Creed Swindall, 53, died Friday at Anderson Oaks, Conway, S.C. Funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Springhill Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. Sefton Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in the...

HAZEL V. TONER

Nov. 8, 1922-March 12, 2017 Hazel Virginia Jones Toner, 94, LaGrange, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. Hazel was born in Harford County, Md., on Nov. 8, 1922 to the late...

LEROY WORRELL

March 2, 1932-March 17, 2017 Leroy Worrell, 85, Goldsboro, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Leroy was born in Wayne County on March 2, 1932 to the late Charlie...