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Monday, January 26, 2015

TESSIE S. COBLE

March 1, 1929-Jan. 24, 2015 Tessie Sutton Coble, 85, LaGrange, peacefully passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Tessie was born March 1, 1929, in Lenoir County to the late Joseph Richard Sutton and Nettie Smith Sutton. She was preceded...

EDWARD DAVIS

Edward Davis, 64, 1120 Old Mount Olive Hwy., died Sunday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

RUBY EVELYN ROGERS EARP

Dec. 11, 1927-Jan. 24, 2015 Ruby Evelyn Rogers Earp, 87, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Born in Johnston County Dec. 11, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Wiley Tommy and Flora Elizabeth Parrish Rogers. Her...

MAE B. THORN EGGERT

Died Jan. 23, 2015 Mae Blanche Thorn Eggert, 91, Sims, died at home Friday. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Springhill Presbyterian Church, with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. in the former fellowship hall in the...

NELLIE E. GREEN

Dec. 29, 1923-Jan. 22, 2015 Nellie E. Green, 91, Smithfield, died Thursday. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Western Assembly Church in Newton Grove. She was born Dec. 29, 1923, in Johnston county to George and Callie Cole...

BOBBY HOWELL

Bobby Howell, 77, 1204 Porter St., died Sunday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SHIRLEY HINES JENKINS

Aug. 11, 1958-Jan. 22, 2015 "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7) Shirley Hines Jenkins, 56, lovingly known by her family and friends as "Sally," 407 Murray...

JOEL C. KORNEGAY SR.

Joel "Joe" Carlon Kornegay Sr., 80, Warsaw, died Saturday at home. Arrangement are pending at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw....

HUMBERTO LOPEZ

March 12, 1961-Jan. 23, 2015 Humberto Lopez, 53, 2189 Pineview Cemetery Road, Seven Springs, died Saturday in a car accident. Funeral will be Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Iglesia Evangelica Rios De Agua Via Church. Burial will be in...

PAMELA W. ROSE

Pamela Wiggins Rose, 62, LaGrange, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

LYDA S. SMITH

Lyda Shivar Smith, Seven Springs area, died early today. Her family will receive friends Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of her son, Gregory, at 42 Quail Drive, Sleepy Creek, Dudley. Other arrangements are...

MARGARET SCOTT WATERS

Margaret Scott Waters, 100, resident of the Pines, died today at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, January 25, 2015

JAMES V. ANDERSON

James Vernon Anderson, 68, of Goldsboro, died Tuesday at Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation. Services are pending....

LILLIE MAE ARTIS

Feb. 19, 1919-Jan. 22, 2015 Lillie Mae Artis, 95, died at her home on Jan. 22. She was an original member of Woods Grove Baptist Church and current member of St. James Holiness Church, Stantonsburg, N.C. Lillie was born...

JIM CHILDS

April 28, 1943-Jan. 23, 2015 CMSgt. James Norman "Jim" Childs, Jr., Retired U.S.A.F., 71, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. Jim was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 28, 1943, to...

TESSIE S. COBLE

LAGRANGE -- Tessie Sutton Coble, 83, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home....

FRANCES W. DUNN

Sept. 30, 1930-Jan. 23, 2015 Frances Warren Dunn, 84, passed away on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Willow Creek Nursing Home. She was born in Sampson County on Sept. 30, 1930 to the late Malcomb and Margaret Wilson Warren....

WILBERT LUTHER DURHAM

Died Jan. 22, 2015 DUNN -- Wilbert Luther Durham, 80, died at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh early Thursday morning. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Luther and Ida Mustgrave Durham. He is survived by...

MARJORIE H. GEIGHER

July 17, 1939-Jan. 22, 2015 Marjorie Harper Geigher, 75, of 104 Mallard Place, died on Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born July 17, 1939, in Goldsboro to Willie Solomon and Maggie Smith Harper. She is survived by...

BARBARA ANN HILL

CLINTON -- Barbara Ann Hill, 57, of 407-B Sampson St., died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MICHAEL HUGH HINNANT

July 9, 1947-Jan. 23, 2015 Michael Hugh Hinnant, 67, passed away early Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Michael was born in Wayne County on July 9, 1947, to the late Hugh and Hilda Pate Hinnant. He was a...

SHIRLEY HINES JENKINS

Shirley Hines Jenkins of Goldsboro died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist....

SHELTON NEAL

Feb. 7, 1942-Jan. 23, 2015 Emmett Shelton Neal, 72, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Shelton was born in Wayne County on Feb. 7, 1942, to the late William Emmitt Neal and Bessie Hollowell Neal. He...

ALAN PEEDIN

Oct. 31, 1996-Jan. 22, 2015 Alan Peedin, 18, died Thursday evening. Born Oct. 31, 1996, he was the son of Mark Alan Peedin and the late Glenda Mnee Batts. The funeral will be conducted at Casey Funeral Home Chapel...

FRANK E. RAPER

Dec. 12, 1932-Jan. 25, 2015 Frank E. Raper, 82, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. The Raper Family will receive friends today from 1-3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in...

IRENE ROSEMANN

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Irene Rosemann, 79, of 1127 Pineview Cemetery Road, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MARY BOWERS TURNER

July 25, 1926-Jan. 24, 2015 MOUNT OLIVE -- Mary Turner was called home on Saturday to the loving arms of Jesus Christ her Lord. Mary was born in Royston, Ga., to the late Dr. Emory Noah Bowers and Ruby...

SHELVA JEAN WHTFIELD

May11,1938-Jan. 23, 2015 FREMONT -- Shelva Jean Ham Whitfield, 134 Pinkney Court, died Friday in Smithfield. Funeral services will be today at 3 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, 3888 Hwy. 70 West, Goldsboro. The Rev. Lynn Epps will officiate....

JEAN WORLEY WIGGS

May 7, 1932-Jan. 22, 2015 Jean Worley Wiggs, 82, died Thursday at Barbour Court in Smithfield. Born May 7, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Alston Alvin and Sudie Creech Worley. She was the widow of the...

Friday, January 23, 2015

OLLIE O. ANDERSON

Died Jan. 21, 2015 Ollie Ophelia Anderson, 87, 623 Lotus Place, Kinston, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Graveside service will be Saturday at noon at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston. She was born Aug. 20,...

LILLIE ARTIS

Lillie Artis, 98, 100 W. A St., died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NED C. BRITT

Ned Cleveland Britt, 81, LaGrange, died in Washington, D.C. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

FREDERICK H. BRIZZOLARA

Frederick "Fred" Herbert Brizzolara, 67, 2710 Langston Drive, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

VANCE DAWSON

Sept. 29, 1921-Jan. 21, 2015 Edward Vance Dawson, 93, LaGrange, died Wednesday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Vito Bisogno and the Rev. Ivy White officiating. Interment will be at Fairview...

FRANCES DUNN

Frances Dunn died today at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARJORIE HARPER GEIGHER

Marjorie Harper Geigher, 75, 104 Mallard Place, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

MICHAEL H. HINNANT

Michael Hugh Hinnant, 67, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DORA E. WORLEY HUNT

June 2, 1944-Jan. 12, 2015 Dora Elizabeth Worley Hunt, 70, 117 Towbridge Lane, died Jan. 12 at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehab. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral...

PAUL L. JERNIGAN

Aug. 25, 1942-Jan. 21, 2015 Paul Leon "Bobby" Jernigan, 72, 588-D Godwin Lake Road, Benson, died Wednesday at home. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Blackman's Family Cemetery in Benson, with the Rev. Billy Hundley and the...

ROSA H. MAJETTE

Nov. 21, 1950-Jan. 17, 2015 Rosa Ann Hill Majette, born Nov. 21, 1950, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Preceding her in death, husband, Hinton P. Majette Sr.; father, Walter L. Hill Sr.; and mother, Hattie B....

EMMITT S. NEAL

Emmitt Shelton Neal, 72, died today at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

ROBERT P. NEWTON SR.

Died Jan. 16, 2015 Robert P. Newton Sr., 65, Willard, died Jan. 16 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Roseville Missionary Baptist Church in Willard. Burial will be in Newton Family Cemetery. Visitation...

FRANCIS E. RAPER

Died Jan. 22, 2015 Francis E. "Frank" Raper, 82, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, from 1 to 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Goldsboro, followed by a...

FREDDIE SIMMONS

Freddie Simmons, 56, 3339 Nahunta Way, Pikeville, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

WILLIE C. STEVENS JR.

Sept. 13, 1967-Jan. 19, 2015 Willie Carroll Stevens Jr., 47, 1502 Day Circle, died Monday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home. He was born...

CHARLES STRICKLAND

Died Jan. 21, 2015 Charles Strickland, 77, 748 Odom Road, Clinton, died Wednesday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Running Branch Disciples of Christ Church in Clinton, with pastor Galvin...

ELLA M. STRICKLAND

Died Jan. 19, 2015 Ella Mae Strickland, 61, 1508 Atlantic St., Wilson, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Saint James Christian Church in Wilson. Arrangements are by Barnes Funeral Home LLC...

DONNIE G. TAYLOR

June 12, 1952-Jan. 21, 2015 Donnie Graham Taylor, 62, Kenly, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center. The funeral will be at Casey Funeral Home chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Darrell Hooker and the Rev. Daniel Arant...

CORNELIA TILLERY

Died Jan. 19, 2015 Cornelia Tillery, 73, 1057 Landfield Lane, Williamston, died Monday at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Windsor. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose Church of Christ Disciples of Christ in Wilson....

SHELVA HAM WHITFIELD

Shelva Ham Whitfield, 76, died today. Arrangement are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....