Obituaries

Franklin Ward Benson

October 28, 2014

Franklin Ward Benson September 13, 1940 – October 25, 2014 Franklin “Frank” Ward Benson, 74, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A celebration of his life and a graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery.  The Rev. La...

Stanley Hunter Ruffin

October 25, 2014

Stanley Hunter Ruffin May 27, 1954 – October 22, 2014 Stanley Hunter Ruffin, 60, of Elm City passed away Wednesday.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday in Stantonsburg Cemetery.  The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate. The...

Irene Holcombe Mullikin

October 24, 2014

Irene Holcombe Mullikin December 10, 1921 – October 20, 2014 Irene Holcombe Mullikin, 92, of Wilmington, formerly of Wilson passed away Monday.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park.  The Rev. Carol W. ...

Mildred Walston Lamm

October 22, 2014

Mildred Walston Lamm June 14, 1924 – October 19, 2014   Mildred Walston “Snake” Lamm, 90, of Lucama passed away Sunday.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park.  The Rev. Ray Wells will officiate...

Lisa D. Boone

Lisa D. Boone May 1, 1963 – October 18, 2014 Lisa D. Boone, 51, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Those who wish to pay their respects to Lisa’s family may visit them at 1112 Vance St. N, Wilson. Memorials may be directed to your local Hu...

Bonnie Batts Finch

October 17, 2014

Bonnie Batts Finch October 8, 1923 – October 14, 2014 Bonnie Batts Finch, 91, died October 14, 2014, in the Cottage at Spring Arbor of Wilson.  Born October 8, 1923, she was the daughter of David Ransom and Rena Bell Batts.  She was married to ...

Clara Etheridge Eatmon

October 19, 2014

Clara Etheridge Eatmon July 30, 1931 – October 13, 2014 Clara Etheridge Eatmon, 83, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilso...

Christine Gilpin Long

October 18, 2014

Christine Gilpin Long June 8, 1932 – October 12, 2014 Christine Gilpin Long, 82, of Lucama passed away Sunday.  A memorial service will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1423 Forest Hills Road, Wilson.  E...

Frazier "Mac" McLean Edwards, II

October 14, 2014

Frazier McLean Edwards, II July 23, 1935 – October 12, 2014 Frazier McLean “Mac” Edwards, II, 79, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service with Mili...

Robert Jackson Bass

October 14, 2014

Robert Jackson Bass December 8, 1930 – October 10, 2014 Robert Jackson Bass, 83, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery.   The Rev. Tony Moore will officiate. The family w...

Mozelle Morgan Amspacher

October 12, 2014

Mozelle Morgan Amspacher December 24, 1920 – October 8, 2014 Mozelle Morgan Amspacher, 93, of Middlesex passed away Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday in Hollywood Cemetery, Middlesex.  Th...

Dorothy Jean Lamm Lewis

October 6, 2014

  Dorothy Jean Lamm Lewis May 23, 1932 – October 4, 2014 Dorothy Jean Lamm Lewis, 82, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. ...

Joyce Marie Eatmon Carroll

October 5, 2014

Joyce Marie Eatmon Carroll July 29, 1941 - October 2, 2014 Joyce Marie Eatmon Carroll, 73, of Bailey passed away Thursday.  A funeral service will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held Monday a...

Mary Magdalene Casey Amerson

October 2, 2014

Mary Magdalene Casey Amerson August 14, 1935 – September 30, 2014 Mary Magdalene went to be with Jesus Tuesday morning when her heart of gold finally stopped since a heart attack in 1999.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday ...

Margery Pope High

October 3, 2014

Margery Pope High December 18, 1918 – September 30, 2014 Margery Pope High, 95, of Wilson passed away peacefully Tuesday surrounded by lots of love.   Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment wil...

George Spencer Warren, Jr.

October 4, 2014

George Spencer Warren, Jr. September 10, 1922 – September 30, 2014 George Spencer Warren, Jr., 92, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Everg...

Helen Barnes Langley

October 1, 2014

  Helen Barnes Langley July 2, 1924 – September 29, 2014 Helen Barnes Langley, 90, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday in Maplewood Cemetery.   The Rev. Daryl Hooker will officiate. Th...

Shirley Rae Rice Lyons

October 4, 2014

Shirley Rae Rice Lyons April 12, 1936 – September 29, 2014 Shirley Rae Rice Lyons, 78, of Wilson passed away Monday, September 29, 2014.  Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in ...

Willie Ralph Johnson

October 1, 2014

Willie Ralph Johnson November 2, 1931 – September 28, 2014 Willie Ralph Johnson, 82, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. ...

Carl Tracy Barnes

September 26, 2014

Carl Tracy Barnes September 16, 1951 – September 24, 2014 Carl Tracy Barnes, 63, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, W...

Patricia Ann Agar

September 26, 2014

Patricia Ann Agar July 21, 1955 – September 21, 2014 Patricia Ann “Pat” Agar, 59, of Saratoga passed away Sunday.  A memorial graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m. Friday in Black Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 –...

Richard Reece Fite

September 23, 2014

Richard Reece Fite June 21, 1949 – September 19, 2014 Richard Reece Fite, 65, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate. Richard is survived by...

Christopher Darl Evans

September 19, 2014

Christopher Darl Evans March 23, 1970 – September 16, 2014 Christopher Darl “Chris” Evans, 44, of Lucama passed away Tuesday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held ...

Elma Peele Temple

September 16, 2014

Elma Peele Temple June 8, 1924 – September 13, 2014 Elma Peele Temple, 90, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Memorial Park.  The Rev. Richard Cuddington will officiate. The famil...

Danny Arnold Brantley

September 16, 2014

Danny Arnold Brantley May 28, 1960 – September 13, 2014 Danny Arnold Brantley, 54, of Bailey passed away Saturday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wedne...