Obituary announcements for Goldsboro and Wayne County, NC

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Friday, May 29, 2015

SOLOMON BONEY

Died May 27, 2015 Solomon Boney, 72, Magnolia, died Wednesday at Autumn Care in Beulaville. Funeral will be at Bryd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. James Faison III officiating. Burial...

BRANDON A. BRINSON

Died May 24, 2015 Brandon A. Brinson, Magnolia, died Sunday at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Kenansville. Burial in Brinson Family Cemetery in...

CAROLYN BURDEN

Carolyn Burden died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at McIntyre Funeral Home....

HERLEAN EDMUNDSON COLEY

Died May 21, 2015 Herlean Edmundson Coley, 91, Fremont, died May 21 at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Saturday 1 p.m. at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services, with minister Angelo Ellison officiating. Interment Resthaven at Primitive Baptist...

RAY HARE

Ray Hare, 74, Pikeville, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

SHIRLEY A. HERRING

Sept. 3, 1938-May 19, 2015 Shirley A. Herring, 76, died May 19 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Brogden Chapel Church Cemetery. She was born in Wayne County to the late Ruffie...

BRENDA J. LEWIS

Died May 24, 2015 Brenda Joyce Lewis, 72, 705 S. Evans St., Beulaville, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Daisy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Beulahville. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral...

GEORGE F. MELTON II

March 9, 1974-May 27, 2015 George Floyd Melton II, 41, Warsaw, died Wednesday. Memorial service will be tonight at 7 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw Inc. He was born March 9, 1974, in Duplin County, to George Floyd...

BEULAH E. QUINN

Died May 27, 2015 Beulah Eliza Quinn, 91, died Wednesday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be Saturday at 6 p.m., followed by visitation, at Community Funeral Home in Beulaville. Graveside service Sunday at 4 p.m....

CHARLES SWANN SR.

Died May 22, 2015 Charles Swann Sr., 83, Rose Hill, died May 22 at Duke Medical Center in Durham. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill Saturday at 2 p.m. Burial will be at...

ROSCOE WILLIAMS

Died May 27, 2015 Roscoe Williams, 89, Rose Hill, died Wednesday at Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Wallace. Funeral will be at Bryd's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Rose Hill Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Rev. James...

Thursday, May 28, 2015

VERNICE L. HALL BRINSON

Died May 21, 2015 Vernice Lang Hall Brinson died May 21 in Wake County. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Invitation AME Zion Church in Snow Hill, with the Rev. Theodore Woolridge officiating. Interment will be at...

WILBERT D. BROADHURST

Feb. 3, 1932-May 24, 2015 Wilbert D. Broadhurst was born Feb. 3, 1932, and departed this life May 24, 2015, at in the comfort of his home at 1910 Elton Drive in Goldsboro, N.C. He leaves to cherish his...

BERNARD G. KENT

Died May 23, 2015 Bernard Germaine Kent, 42, Greensboro, died Saturday at Grand Stand Regional Hospital in South Carolina. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Contending For The Faith Church Ministries in Wilson. Arrangements are by Stevens...

JOHN HOSEA KERR III

Feb. 28, 1936-May 24, 2015 John Hosea Kerr III passed away peacefully at Kitty Askins Hospice in Goldsboro May 24 after a period of declining health. John was born in Richmond, Va., and raised in Warrenton, N.C., as the...

JAMES M. LEWIS

Died May 24 , 2015 Mr. James Mack Lewis, 4696 N.C. 258 South, Snow Hill, N.C., passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015. A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Christian Fellowship...

KENNETH T. MCLEAN

Oct. 11, 1959-May 21, 2015 Kenneth Tyrone McLean, 55, 512 Wooten St., Fremont, died May 21 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral was today at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Original Free Will Baptist Church, with pastor Tony Sutton officiating....

CLARK E. SESSOMS

Clark Edward Sessoms, 75, Brantwood Drive, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

JEFFERY LEE SUTTON

April 28, 1961-May 26-2015 Jeffery Lee Sutton, 54, Seven Springs, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill surrounded by his family. Jeffery was born in Lenoir County April 28, 1961,...

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

BETTY PIGFORD ANDERSON

Betty Pigford Anderson, 64, 504 Rosemont Parkway, Atlanta, Ga., died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Wilson....

ANN S. BEAMAN

Nov. 21, 1937-May 25, 2015 Ann Merice Sloan Beaman, 78, Dudley, died at her home Monday. Born and raised in Calypso, she was the daughter of the late Estelle and Phelton Sloan, and the loving and devoted wife of...

WILLIAM OTTO BRITT SR.

Sept. 11, 1931-May 24, 2015 William Otto "Bill" Britt Sr., 83, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday evening at Vidant Medical Center. Bill was born in Sampson County Sept. 11, 1931, to William Rufus Britt and Lillian Catherine Bracher Britt. He...

WILBERT BROADHURST

Wilbert Broadhurst, 83, 1910 Elton Drive, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

BRENDA J. CHASTEN LEWIS

Died May 24, 2015 Brenda Joyce Chasten Lewis, 72, 705 S. Evans St., Beaulaville, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

BILLY RAY MCCOY JR.

Died May 25, 2015 Billy Ray McCoy Jr., 45, Grifton, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015. Born in Lenoir County, he was the son of the late Billy Ray McCoy Sr. and Elsie Inez Brinkley McCoy. Billy was a...

LEROY MERRITT

Died May 22, 2015 Leroy Merritt, 74, Rose Hill, died Friday at Caromont Medical Center in Gastonia. Funeral will be at Rose Hill Funeral Home chapel in Rose Hill today at 1 p.m., with Bishop Preston Hall officiating. Burial...

JOYCE MURPHY MINCHEW

Feb. 22, 1942-May 24, 2015 Joyce Murphy Minchew, 73, Wallace, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at home. Joyce was born Feb. 22, 1942, in Rose Hill to the late Norman Holmes Murphy and Lois King Murphy. She was also...

JEAN SPRUILL SMITH

March 6, 1929-May 24, 2015 Jean Spruill Smith, 86, Fremont, went to meet her Lord and savior Sunday, May 24, 2015. Jean and her husband, Pete, lived their entire marriage on Pete's family farm near Eureka, and she was...

JEFF SUTTON

Jeff Sutton, Seven Springs, died Tuesday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill. Arrangements are pending at Rouse Funeral Home of LaGrange....

DORIS B. WILLITS

May 24, 1933-May 25, 2015 Doris Mae Butts Willits, 82, died Sunday. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Brogden United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Michael Coppock officiating. Born in Douglas County, Mo., she was the daughter...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

ANN SLOAN BEAMAN

Ann Sloan Beaman died today. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

WILLIAM O. BRITT SR.

William O. Britt Sr., 83, 213 E. New Hope Road, died Sunday at Vidant Hospital in Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JERRY L. CANNON

Died May 21, 2015 Jerry L. Cannon, 53, 3701 Breezy Point, LaGrange, died Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. James Church of Christ in LaGrange, with Dr. Robert D. Hood officiating. Burial...

RODERICK LEACH

May 19, 1979-May 22, 2015 Roderick Leach, 35, 416 E. Hillsboro St., Mount Olive, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Churches. Interment will be in...

JAMES M. LEWIS

James M. Lewis, 4696 N.C. 258, Snow Hill, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

JOYCE MURPHY MINCHEW

Feb. 22, 1942-May 24, 2015 Joyce Murphy Minchew, 73, Wallace, died Sunday, May 24, 2015, at home. Joyce was born Feb. 22, 1942, in Rose Hill to the late Norman Holmes Murphy and Lois King Murphy. She was also...

SAMMY NORRIS

June 9, 1946-May 24, 2015 Sammy Norris, 68, Dudley, passed away Sunday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late James and Flossie Mae Norris, and was the husband of Barbara Norris. Mr. Norris was...

JOHN ED SMITH

Aug. 9, 1943-May 22, 2015 John Ed Smith, 71, Havelock, passed away Friday at Carolina East Hospital. He was the son of the late Gatsy N. Smith, and was the husband of Frances Kay Smith. He served in the...

JEAN SMITH

Jean Smith, 86, Turner Swamp Road, Fremont, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

DORIS WILLITS

Doris Willits died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

Monday, May 25, 2015

PATRICIA ANDERSON

Patricia Anderson, 90, 204 Holland Hill Drive, died Saturday at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JOHN H. KERR III

John H. Kerr III, 79, passed away Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements will be announced later this week by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JIMMY MOYE

Jimmy Moye, 57, died Sunday at Greendale Forest Nursing and Rehab Center in Snow Hill. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

SAMMY NORRIS

Sammy Norris, 68, Dudley, died Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

JOHN E. SMITH

John Ed Smith, 71, Havelock, died Friday at Carolina East Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home....

CYNTHIA L. WUNDERS

Nov. 6, 1958-May 23, 2015 Cynthia Ann Lempka Wunders, 56, after a long illness went to be with God Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was born in Goshen, N.Y., to the late Leonard and Marie H. Lempka,...