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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

PERCY HOBBS

Percy Hobbs, 87, died today at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

MRS. MARGARET HUBBARD

Died Aug. 19, 2016 Mrs. Margaret Grantham Hubbard, 87, retired teacher, died Friday at UNC Wayne Health Care. A service will be held Friday at noon at First African Baptist Church, 803 Harris St., Goldsboro, with Dr. Louis Leigh...

VERNON Y. THACKER

Nov. 24, 1929-Aug. 20, 2016 Vernon Y. Thacker, 86, Goldsboro, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He retired in 1971 as a senior master sergeant with 231/2 years of service during the Korea Conflict and the Vietnam War....

KENNETH R. WATSON

Kenneth Ray "Ken" Watson, 76, died Friday at the VA Medical Center in Durham. Arrangements are pending at Davis-Little Funerals of Rocky Mount....

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

HILDA GRAY COPE

Nov. 19, 1925-Aug. 22, 2016 Hilda Gray Teague Cope, 90, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Hilda was born in Durham County Nov. 19, 1925, to the late Kemp Cyril Teague and Ollie...

ROBERT L.D. FREEMAN

Robert Lee Davis Freeman, 83, 1121 Delano Ave., Wilson, died Saturday at Avante at Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

MARGARET HUBBARD

Margaret Grantham Hubbard, 600 S. Madison Ave., died Friday at UNC Wayne Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

OSSIE JENKINS

Ossie Jenkins, 54, Wilson, died Sunday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

BETTIE J. JOHNSON

Bettie Jean Johnson, 67, 506 Granger St., Wilson, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

PHYLLIS V. MARSHALL

Jan. 25, 1943-Aug. 21, 2016 Phyllis Virginia Marshall, 73, Dunn, died Sunday at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Graveside service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Jeff Roberts officiating. She was the daughter of...

KIMBERLY TILLERY NEWSOME

Kimberly Tillery Newsome, 44, Summerville, S.C., formerly of Pikeville, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

PHYLLIS ANN PIJANOWSKI

June 20, 1937-Aug. 21, 2016 Phyllis Ann Pijanowski, 79, Goldsboro, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, surrounded by her family at the Brian Center in Goldsboro. Her memorial service will be held at 3:30 Thursday afternoon at Joyner's Funeral...

ELIZABETH POWELL

Sept. 23, 1941-Aug. 21, 2016 Elizabeth Powell, 74, Dudley, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Powell was born in Sampson County, N.C., Sept. 23, 1941, to the late Braston and Peralie Jones....

OPHELIA PEACOCK SMITH

Died Aug. 20, 2016 Ophelia Peacock Smith, 92, Faison, died Saturday at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Goshen Disciples Church of Faison. Burial will be in Cobbs Cemetery. She is survived by a...

BARBARA J. BARNES SMITH

Barbara Jean Barnes Smith, 73, Woodbridge, Va., died Saturday at Woodbine Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Alexandria, Va. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

ROBERT L. SPELLS

Robert L. "Boot" Spells, 77, resident of Avante at Wilson, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel of Wilson....

VERNON Y. THACKER

Vernon Y. Thacker, 86, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

BESSIE GREEN TRIPP

Bessie Green Tripp, 72, 8448 U.S. 17 North, Vanceboro, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home....

EUNICE DEAN TURLINGTON

Jan. 5, 1918-Aug. 22, 2016 Monday morning, Aug. 22, 2016, Eunice Dean Turlington, 98, Goldsboro, formerly of Fort Payne, Ala., moved to her heavenly home. Eunice was a godly woman, who loved the Lord and her family, and set...

Monday, August 22, 2016

JOSEPH BATTLE

Joseph (Dick) Battle, 93, of Dunn, formerly of Mount Olive, died Friday, at his home in Dunn. A service will be held Wednesday, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, in Goldsboro, with Bishop...

ELLA DOBSON

Ella Dobson, 90, of 4116 Parrish Manor Drive, Garner, died Sunday, at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

WILBERT EVANS

Wilbert Evans, 94, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. A service will be held Tuesday, at 4 p.m. at Free Chapel PFWB Church in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends prior to the...

HUBERT GREGORY JR.

Hubert Anthony Gregory Jr., 66, of Newton Grove, died Saturday, Aug. 20. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Unity Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Margurite Surrine and the Rev. Doug Dexter officiating. The family will receive...

RONNIE LEE LANGSTON

May 17, 1958-Aug. 16, 2016 Ronnie Lee Langston, 58, of 3616 Suffolk Street, Durham died Tuesday, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1958, in Sampson County to Herbert Langston Sr. and Thelma Lee Williams Langston. He is...

ELIZABETH POWELL

Elizabeth Powell, 74, of Dudley, died Sunday, at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home Crematory....

JOHN EARL RAYNOR

John Earl Raynor, 65, died Saturday, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

LARINSKY D. SUTTON

Larinsky Demond Sutton, 35, of 202 Peachtree Drive, died Sunday, in Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

THOMAS R. TRUETT

Nov. 23,1950-Aug. 20, 2016 Thomas Richard Truett died Saturday, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He is survived by two daughters and a son. A private service will be held. Arrangements are with Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

Sunday, August 21, 2016

JOSEPH BATTLE

Joseph Battle, 87, Dunn, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Holloway Memorial Funeral Services LLC....

RONNIE L. BOYKIN

Died Aug. 17, 2016 Ronnie L. Boykin, 57, 117 Fulton Road, Dudley, died Wednesday at Vidant Medical Center. Funeral will be today at 3:30 p.m. at Garris Funeral Home chapel. Born in Duplin County, he was the son of...

WILBERT EVANS

Wilbert Evans, 94, formerly of Goldsboro, died Saturday at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....

WILLIE DAVIS FARRIOR

Willie Davis Farrior, 75, 465 Paul Ed Dail Road, Kenansville, died Friday at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Garris Funeral Home....

FELECIA E. HILL

Nov. 1, 1957-Aug. 16, 2016 Felecia E. Hill, 58, died Tuesday at home. Funeral will be Tuesday at noon at Abundant Life Baptist Church of Princeton. Burial will be at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors....

MARY DANIEL COTTON HINSON

Aug. 30, 1926-Aug. 18, 2016 Mary Daniel Cotton Hinson, 89, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. Ms. Hinson was born in Sampson County Aug. 30, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Stanford Daniel and Annie Mae...

MARY LOU HOWARD

Nov. 9, 1930-Aug. 20, 2016 Mary Lou Goodman Howard, 85, resident of the Scott's Store community of Mount Olive, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2016. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall...

EDNA ROSE LEWIS

Sept. 21, 1927-Aug. 19, 2016 Edna Rose Lewis, 88, Dudley, passed away at her residence Friday morning. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Sadie Lewis. Mrs. Lewis was a charter member of Brogden United Methodist Church,...

LINDSEY CARR LUCAS SR.

Sept. 8, 1932-Aug. 19, 2016 Lindsey Carr Lucas Sr., 83, Aycock Dairy Farm Road, Fremont, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at home. He was the retired owner of the LaGrange Roofing Co. Funeral services will be held Monday,...

RICKY EVANS RUSHTON

March 12, 1957-Aug. 18, 2016 Ricky Evans Rushton, 59, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ricky was born in Wayne County March 12, 1957, to Turner McLean Rushton of Goldsboro and the late Henry...

THOMAS R. TRUETT

Thomas Richard Truett, 65, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory....