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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

BRENDA COLEY BELL

Brenda Coley Bell, 57, 1223 S. Andrews Ave., died Monday at Genesis Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home. (Pd)...

GEORGIANA ELLIS

Died June 26, 2015 Georgiana Ellis, 99, 506 Lee St., Wilson, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Contending For The Faith Church Ministries n Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens...

TIMOTHY I. FINAN

District court judge Timothy I. Finan died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY PERKINS JENKINS

Died June 29, 2015 Mary "Vender" Perkins Jenkins, 49, 1224 Queen St. East, Wilson, died at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Monday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home in Wilson....

KATE RAYNOR KILPATRICK

Jan. 16, 1912-June 29, 2015 Kate Kilpatrick, 103, died Monday. Funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Dobson Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Willis and the Rev. Jimmy Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Devotional Gardens....

VIRGINIA QUINN MAXWELL

April 10, 1928-June 30, 2015 Virginia Quinn Maxwell, 87, died Tuesday at Kenansville Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw, with visitation following. A private burial will be 10 a.m. Friday...

CHARLES W. MCNEILL SR.

July 2, 1938-June 29, 2015 Charles Winston McNeill Sr., 76, 47 David Lewis Lane, Lillington, died Monday in Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Cape Fear Conference A Headquarters in Erwin. Burial...

MARION V. RAINS JR.

April 1, 1943-June 29, 2015 Marion Victor "Vic" Rains Jr., 72, 201 N. Pearl St., Princeton, died Monday. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Princeton United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Norma Roberts and the Rev. Tony Calhoun...

ERICA M. STATON

Erica Miracle Staton, 206 Spruce St., Apt C, Wilson, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Carrons Funeral Home of Wilson....

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

GUSTAV L. BAPORIS

Died June 24, 2015 Gustav Legrande Baporis, 79, Clayton, died Saturday. Graveside service will be Wednesday 10 a.m. at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. He was married to Rosemarie. He is survived by two sons and a...

CLARA E. BELL

May 16, 1935-June 26, 2015 Clara Elizabeth Bell, 80, 104 Johnson Road, Mount Olive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Payne Temple AME Zion Church. She was born May 16, 1935,...

MICHAEL JEROME "JERRY" BISHOP

May 22, 1952-June 23, 2015 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mr. Michael Jerome Bishop, 63, formerly of Wayne County, and lovingly known by his family...

LESTER MCKEEL

May 10, 1928-June 28, 2015 Lester McKeel, Pikeville, born May 10, 1928, to the late June McKeel and Betty Bradshaw McKeel, went to be with his Lord and savior Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Willow Creek Nursing Home surrounded...

LOUISE N. NORRIS

Died June 26, 2015 Louise N. Norris, 86, 249 David Bright Road, Faison, died Friday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Burning Bush Untied Holy Church, with elder Arto Pickett officiating. Burial will be in...

CORNELIA MOORE PEEDIN

March 26, 1923-June 28, 2015 Cornelia Moore Peedin, 92, died Sunday in Woodard Care. Funeral will be tonight at 6 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Sunset Memorial Park in Smithfield....

KANAN SHIELDS

Died June 28, 2015 Kanan Shields, 11 months old, 311 Colony Square, Rocky Mount, died Sunday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Thursday at noon at Greater Joy Baptist Church in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are by...

GLADYS S. TILTON

Oct. 31, 1925-June 28, 2015 Gladys Smith Tilton, 89, formerly of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday at Phoenix Assisted Living in Cary. She was the daughter of the late William Henry and Leona Baker Smith, and was the wife of...

JESSE L. WARD

Died June 27, 2015 Jesse Lee Ward, 67, Wood Haven Rest Home of Enfield, died Saturday at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel in Wilson....

MARY M. WILLIFORD

Oct. 21, 1928-June 28, 2015 Mary Emma Malpass Williford, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Rex Healthcare surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Lenoir County, N.C., Oct. 21, 1928, to the late Charlie Malpass...

Monday, June 29, 2015

ROSA W. CARLISLE

Rosa W. Carlisle died Saturday at the University of North Carolina Health Care Center in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

JAMES L. CASTEEN

Oct. 30, 1950-June 27, 2015 James Lee Casteen, 64, Wilmington, formerly of Warsaw, died Saturday at New Hanover Regional Hospital. Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church of Warsaw. He was born Oct. 30, 1950,...

BRENDA COLEY

Brenda Coley, 57, resident of Genesis Health Care, died today. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CHRISTA L. EVANS

Christa Lamonica Evans, 44, 1221 Franklin St., died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ZILLIA MAE "BIG GRANNY" HOLLOMAN FAIL

Aug. 18, 1917-June 27, 2015 Zillia Mae Holloman Fail, 97, went to be with her Lord and savior Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were held this morning (Monday) at 11 a.m....

LESTER MCKEEL

Lester McKeel died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

THELMA P. SMITH

Feb. 2, 1917-June 27, 2015 Mrs. Thelma Parks Smith, known affectionately as "Monkey," LaGrange, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at her residence. Born in Wayne County Feb. 2, 1917, she was the daughter of Joseph and Nannie Britt Parks....

GLADYS TILTON

Gladys Tilton died Sunday at Phoenix Assisted Living in Cary. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

MARY MALPASS WILLIFORD

Mary Malpass Williford died Sunday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, June 28, 2015

CLARA E. BELL

Clara E. Bell, 80, 104 Johnson Road, Mount Olive, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

PEDRO MORA BENITEZ

Nov. 11, 1971-June 26, 2015 Pedro Mora Benitez, 43,1039 Rosewood Road, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1971, in Mexico to Antonio Mora Landeros and Maria Guadalupe Benitez. The funeral will be held at...

BRENDA F. BRASWELL

Aug. 27, 1955-June 25, 2015 Brenda Faye Braswell, 59, of Smithfield, died Thursday. Funeral will be 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Interment will be at Hills of the Neuse Memory...

MABLE GRAY DARDEN

March 6, 1926-June 20, 2015 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Mrs. Mable Gray Darden, 89, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Mother Darden,"...

MARGARET C. DAUGHTRY

Jan. 6 1918-June 24, 2015 Margaret Cannon Daughtry, 97, formerly of Faison, died on Wednesday in Fayetteville. The funeral was held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, with the Rev. Andy...

GEORGIANA ELLIS

Georgiana Ellis, 99, Wilson, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

CHRISTY M. EVANS

April 13, 1970-June 26, 2015 Christy Michelle Evans, 45, died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A private service will be held. She was born in Wayne County on April 13, 1970. She is survived by her mother, Joyce Faye...

ZILLIA M. HOLLOMAN FAIL

Aug. 18, 1917-June 27, 2015 Zillia Mae Holloman Fail, 97, died Saturday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will be...

DAMIAN J. FEATHERMAN

Damian James Featherman, 24, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro....

BILLY A. GARDNER

Oct. 6, 1980-June 25, 2015 Billy Alan Gardner, 34, died Thursday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. The burial will be at Calypso Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8...

CONRAD H. JENKINS

Oct. 23, 1940-June 27, 2015 Conrad Hugo Jenkins, 74, Kenansville, died Saturday at Vidant Duplin. He was born in Duplin County Oct. 23, 1940, to the late Luther Franklin Jenkins and Connie Estelle Thigpen Jenkins. Visitation will be10 a.m....

WILLIE LOCKWOOD

July 29, 1929-June 24, 2015 Willie Lockwood, 85, Four Oaks, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, with...

LOUISE NORRIS

Dr. Louise Norris, Faison, died Friday at her home. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

VERNON D. PELLETIER

June 10, 1925-June 26, 2015 Vernon Dewey Pelletier, 90, of La Grange, peacefully passed away Friday, June 26, 2015. Vernon was born June 10, 1925, in Lenoir County to the late Oscar Lee Pelletier and Nancy Rouse Pelletier. Vernon...

JAMES E. ROLAND

James Edward Roland, 81, Kenansville, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

ROBERT STALLINGS

Robert Stallings, 90, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

ANNETTE SASSER TALTON

Oct. 30, 1938-June 26, 2015 Annette Sasser Talton, 76, of Pikes Cemetery Road, Pikeville, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at home. A time of visitation and sharing of memories will be held Monday evening from 7 until 8:30...

EARNEST E. UNDERWOOD

Died June 25, 2015 Earnest E. Underwood, Wallace, died Thursday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Wallace First Assembly of God. Burial will be in Iron Mine Cemetery...

WILLIE E. VINES

Willie E. Vines, 53, Greenville, died June 21 at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc. of Kinston....

JO ANN MERRITT WARD

June 22, 1956-June 26, 2015 Jo Ann Merritt Ward, 59, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., passed away peacefully on Friday, June 26, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Jo Ann was surrounded by the love of an incredible group...

MARGARET ROUSE WHITE

Died June 23, 2015 Margaret Rouse White, Hillside, N.J., formerly of Wayne County, died Tuesday. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Hillside, N.J. She was the daughter of the late Lauretta Bryant...

HELEN M. WIGGINS

May 19, 1930-June 27, 2015 Helen McCullen Wiggins, 85, passed away early Saturday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. She is survived by her two daughters, Barbara Hinson and her husband, Donnie, of Atlantic Beach, N.C., and Debbie...

KAYE S. WINN

Sept. 29, 1953-June 18, 2015 Kaye Sue Winn, 61, Wilson, died June 18. She was born on Sept. 29, 1953, to the late Jack and Bonnie Meadows. She is survived by her husband, David Winn, two daughters and two...