Obituaries

Durwood C. Tyson

July 19, 2018

Durwood C. Tyson January 25, 1946 – July 19, 2018 Durwood C. Tyson, 72, of Wilson passed away Thursday, July 19, 2018 while surrounded by his loving family. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2 – 4 p.m. at Joyner’s Funer

Katie Elizabeth Rodriguez

July 20, 2018

Katie Elizabeth Rodriguez October 20, 1945 – July 20, 2018 Katie Elizabeth Rodriguez, 72, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maple

Frances Waters Mull

July 17, 2018

Frances Waters Mull August 17, 1931 – July 17, 2018 Frances Waters Mull, 86, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Tim Hopkins and Alvin Whitlow will off

William Charles Carlson

June 15, 2018

William Charles Carlson December 17, 1922 – June 15, 2018 Lt. Col. William Charles Carlson, USMC, Retired, 95, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 in Wilson. He was born in Marshalltown, Iowa where he attended and graduated from Marshalltown

Albert Joseph Davis

July 15, 2018

Albert Joseph Davis February 4, 1987 – July 15, 2018 Albert Joseph Davis, 31, of Battleboro passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Union Missionary Baptist Church, Rocky Mount. Joey is survived by his

Charles Ray Page

July 17, 2018

Charles Ray Page October 31, 1935 – July 17, 2018 Charles Ray Page, 82, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thur

Rabon D. Manning

July 15, 2018

Rabon D. Manning March 19, 1938 – July 15, 2018 Rabon D. Manning, 80, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018. A graveside service will be held Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m. in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. The family will receive friends Wednes

Margaret Lancaster Matthews

July 10, 2018

Margaret Lancaster Matthews September 18, 1929 – July 10, 2018 Margaret Lancaster Matthews, 88, of Goldsboro went home to the Lord Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, with the family r

Luther Grifton Daniel

July 10, 2018

Luther Grifton Daniel May 19, 1929 – July 10, 2018 Luther Grifton Daniel, 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born on May 19, 1929, in Black Creek to Luther and Bessie (Lucas) Daniel. He graduated from Lee Woodard High School and

Elizabeth Nora Hooks Lint

July 11, 2018

Elizabeth Nora Hooks Lint November 12, 1926 – July 11, 2018 Elizabeth Nora Hooks Lint, 91 passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Smithfield Manor, Smithfield. She loved all life especially her family and her many pets over the years. Sh

Wayne A. Smith

July 4, 2018

Wayne A. Smith August 2, 1948 – July 4, 2018 Wayne A. Smith, 69, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim McFatter and the Rev. Charles Thompson will o

Blanche Duke Hester

July 6, 2018

Blanche Duke Hester April 25, 1924 – July 6, 2018 Blanche Duke Hester, 94, of Wilmington passed away Friday. Her funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ascension Lutheran Church, 2512 Nash Street N, Wilson. Interment will follow in M

Jocelyn Hernandez

June 28, 2018

Jocelyn Hernandez March 24, 1997 – June 28, 2018 Jocelyn Hernandez, 21, of Wilson passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018. Her memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Inurnment will follow in Maplewo

MayBelle Grice Atkinson

July 4, 2018

MayBelle Grice Atkinson February 8, 1921 – July 4, 2018 Maybelle Grice Atkinson, 97, of Four Oaks Senior Living, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery, Flower Hill Road, Middlesex.

Dorothy Carter Hayes

July 6, 2018

Dorothy Carter Hayes June 18, 1929 – July 6, 2018 Dorothy “Dot” Carter Hayes, 89, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at Evansdale United Methodist Church, 4334 Evansdale Road, Wilson. Interment wi

W. Jeffery McDaniel

June 30, 2018

W. Jeffery McDaniel June 20, 1933 – June 30, 2018 W. Jeffery McDaniel, 85, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson. The Rev. Tom Watkins will off

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Walter Franklin Inscoe, Jr.

July 4, 2018

Walter Franklin Inscoe, Jr. June 9, 1927 – July 4, 2018 Walter Franklin “Doug” Inscoe, Jr., 91, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Grace Baptist Church. A reception will follow the

John Franklin Aycock

July 6, 2018

John Franklin Aycock September 22, 1937 – July 6, 2018 John Franklin Aycock, 80, of Wilson passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. J

Thomas "Ted" Elmer Deans, Jr.

July 6, 2018

Thomas Elmer Deans, Jr. December 26, 1949 – July 6, 2018 Thomas Elmer “Ted” Deans, Jr., 68, of Bailey passed away Friday. His funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Nobles Chapel Baptist Church, 7330 Old Raleigh Road, Sims. Interme

Russell Clare Anderson, Jr.

July 1, 2018

Russell Clar Anderson, Jr. August 25, 1959 – July 1, 2018 Russell Clare Anderson, Jr., 58, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Sharon Denise Batts

June 27, 2018

Sharon Denise Worley Batts September 3, 1973 – June 27, 2018 Sharon Denise Worley Batts, 44, of Lucama passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Her memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ra

Anthony Scott Hayes

July 3, 2018

Anthony Scott Hayes 4/13/65 – 7/3/18 Anthony “Scott” Hayes, 53, of Wilson, passed away in his home on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, after a 4-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Victorious in

Dorothy Lamm Brantley

July 3, 2018

Dorothy Lamm Brantley February 20, 1932 – July 3, 2018 Mrs. Dorothy Lamm Brantley, 86, of Lucama passed away Tuesday, peacefully with her family by her side. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wi

Helen Marie Brantley Mumford

June 28, 2018

Helen Marie Brantley Mumford December 4, 1934 – June 26, 2018 Helen Marie Brantley Mumford, 83, of Middlesex passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. with her funeral following at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 5th at Joyner’s

Margie Morgan Mercer

July 2, 2018

Margie Morgan Mercer January 6, 1934 – July 2, 2018 Margie Morgan Mercer, 84, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday at Farmington Heights, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A graveside service will be hel