Obituaries

Franklin Delano Lewis

August 14, 2017


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Franklin Delano Lewis January 2, 1934 – August 14, 2017 Franklin Delano Lewis, 83, of Goldsboro passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.   A graveside service with military honor...

Bobby Ray Johnson

August 16, 2017

Bobby Ray Johnson April 7, 1935 – August 16, 2017 Bobby Ray Johnson, 82, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Stantonsburg Town Cemetery, Stantonsburg.  The Rev. Joe Shakour will officiat...

Barbara Chiperfield Trapnell

August 15, 2017

Barbara Chiperfield Trapnell July 7, 1931 – August 15, 2017 Barbara Chiperfield Trapnell passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born on July 7, 1931 to Edith Sinclair Chiperfield and Claude Burnett Chiperfield...

Bessie Callie Pittman Dudley

August 13, 2017

Bessie Callie Dudley Pittman August 1, 1938 – August 13, 2017 Bessie Callie Pittman, 79, of Lucama passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Niagra Pentecostal Holiness Church, 1820 Bagley Road, Kenly...

Donald Wells

August 13, 2017


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  Donald Wells October 25, 1935 – August 13, 2017 Donald Wells, 81 of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson.  T...

Beverly Hare Toy

August 1, 2017

Beverly Hare Toy December 3, 1924 – August 1, 2017 Beverly Hare Toy, 92, of Wilson formerly of Rouseville, Pennsylvania, passed away Tuesday. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 14, 2017 in Rouseville United Metho...

James Ray Cornett

August 5, 2017

James Ray Cornett June 27, 1987 – August 5, 2017 James Ray Cornett, 30, of Bailey passed away Saturday. His funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. ...

Judith "Judy" Ann Finch Jones

August 5, 2017

Judith Ann Finch Jones August 29, 1935 – August 5, 2017 Judith Ann "Judy"  Finch Jones, 81, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 9289 S NC H...

Bernice Hooks Hagan

August 5, 2017

Bernice Hooks Hagan July 24, 1936 – August 5, 2017 Bernice Hooks Hagan, 81, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wedn...

Wallace Coltrane Franks

August 3, 2017


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Wallace Coltrane Franks April 16, 1922 – August 3, 2017 Wallace Coltrane Franks, 95, of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. David Barnes will officiate. He serve...

George Royce Quinn

August 1, 2017

George Royce Quinn December 20, 1939 – August 1, 2017 George Royce Quinn, 77 of Macclesfield passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Macclesfield To...

William Joseph Boswell

August 1, 2017


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William Joseph Boswell August 12, 1934 – August 1, 2017   William Joseph “Bill” Boswell, 82, passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in Evergre...

Dr. William "Bill" A. Wallace

July 28, 2017

Dr. William A. Wallace Dr. William A. Wallace “Bill”, 60, of Wilson passed away Friday. His memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Friday, August 4, at First United Methodist Church, Wilson. The Pastor Charles Robl will officiate. A s...

John Franklin Keen

August 1, 2017

John Franklin Keen September 8, 1940 – August 1, 2017 John Franklin Keen, 76, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...

Mary Kathryn Quinn

August 1, 2017

Mary Kathryn Quinn August 30, 1950 – August 1, 2017 Mary Kathryn Quinn, 66, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. ...

James Ray Stone

July 28, 2017


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James Ray Stone May 12, 1939 – July 28, 2017 James Ray “Jim” Stone, 78, of Wilson went to be with the Lord on Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Unity Free Will Baptist Church, 2200 Downing Street, Wilson....

Leonard Earl Griffin

July 27, 2017

Leonard Earl Griffin October 24, 1925 – July 27, 2017 Leonard Earl Griffin, 91, of Elm City passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Macclesfield Cemete...

Tonya Tilton Evans

July 24, 2017

Tonya Tilton Evans September 28, 1969 – July 24, 2017 Tonya Tilton Evans age 47 of Wilson, joined her heavenly father on Monday, July 24th after a lifelong fight against Cystic Fibrosis. Tonya is survived by the light of her life, her son,...

Edgar "ED" Ladd Norvell

July 22, 2017


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Edgar Ladd Norvell March 19, 1936 – July 21, 2017 Edgar Ladd “Ed” Norvell passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 21, 2017.  He was born on March 19, 1936 in Henderson. He grew up in Norlina and was a graduate of Norlina High School Class ...

James Ashley Stott

July 20, 2017

James Ashley Stott April 4, 1974 – July 20, 2017 James Ashley Stott, 43 of Sims passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Peace Church, 2838 Tilghman Road N, Wilson. Interment will follow in Mt....

Roy Lee Hall, Sr.

July 17, 2017

Roy Lee Hall, Sr. December 26, 1949 – July 17, 2017 Roy Lee Hall, Sr., 67 of Middlesex passed away Monday. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Roy is survived by his wife, Ann Hall of the home; his sister...

William Ralph Barnes, Jr.

July 15, 2017

William Ralph Barnes, Jr. June 20, 1943 – July 15, 2017   William “Billy” Ralph Barnes, Jr., 74 of Bailey passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends from 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Ro...

Jean Gay Lamm

July 18, 2017

Jean Gay Lamm November 3, 1932 – July 18, 2017 Jean Gay Lamm, 84, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday from noon – 7 p.m. at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Kim Lamm. Jean was a...

Milford Jethro Howell

July 16, 2017

  Milford Jethro Howell May 3, 1922 – July 16, 2017 Milford Jethro Howell, 95, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2519 Airport Boulevard West, Wilson.  In...

James Henry Radford

July 14, 2017


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James Henry Radford February 27, 1948 – July 14, 2017 James Henry Radford, 69, of Stantonsburg passed away Friday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a....