Obituaries

Mary G. Beamon

February 2, 2015

Mary G. Beamon December 30, 1922 – January 30, 2015 Mary G. Beamon, 92, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral. Interment will follow in Black Creek Town Cemetery. T...

Linwood Earl Davis

February 2, 2015

Linwood Earl Davis March 27, 1946 – January 29, 2015 Linwood “Linnie” Earl Davis, 68, of 6061 Lamm Road, Wilson, completed his life journey, and moved into the arms of his Lord, Thursday, January 29, 2015. Leaving to cherish his wonderful ...

Nona Taylor Boswell

February 1, 2015

Nona Taylor Boswell May 6, 1926 – January 29, 2015 Nona Taylor Boswell, 88, of Lucama passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...

Mary Gray Carpenter Hobgood

January 31, 2015

Mary Gray Carpenter Hobgood April 23, 1931 – January 27, 2015 Mary Gray Carpenter Hobgood, 83, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Wayne Whitey will officiate. The family will...

Hilda Barnes Gouldin

January 28, 2015

Hilda Barnes Gouldin January 31, 1921 – January 23, 2015 Hilda Barnes Gouldin, 93, of Raleigh, formerly of Elm City, passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Elm City. The Rev. Mike Aiken ...

Ethel Mae Walls Collier

January 27, 2015

Ethel Mae Walls Collier August 9, 1930 – January 23, 2015 Ethel Mae Walls Collier, 84, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...

Meta King Moore Melchior

January 24, 2015

Meta King Moore Melchior June 21, 1950 – January 21, 2015 Meta King Moore Melchior, born on June 21, 1950, passed away January 21, 2015. Meta is the beloved wife of August “BB” Shelby Melchior of Wilson, and the cherished mother of August S...

Carl Franklin Joyner

January 24, 2015

Carl Franklin Joyner January 24, 1952 – January 19, 2015 Carl Franklin Joyner, 62, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The ...

Charles Forbes Pridgen

January 23, 2015

Charles Forbes Pridgen March 3, 1937 – January 20, 2015 Charles Forbes Pridgen, 77, of Macclesfield passed away Tuesday. His memorial service will be held 2p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Condolences may be directed to www.joyners....

Jennifer Davis Smith

January 21, 2015

Jennifer Davis Smith August 16, 1957 – January 19, 2015 Jennifer Davis Smith, 57, of Kenly passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Contentnea Cemetery, Highway...

Michael Scott Austin

January 21, 2015

Michael Scott Austin December 28, 2014 – January 21, 2015 Our sweet angel, Michael Scott Austin passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents, Al...

Alfred Paul Rignoli

January 19, 2015

Alfred Paul Rignoli May 7, 1918 – January 14, 2015 Alfred Paul Rignoli, 96, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. The ...

Sally Newcomb Pate

January 18, 2015

Sally Newcomb Pate September 3, 1936 – January 16, 2015 Sally Newcomb Pate, 78, of Lucama passed away Friday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday i...

Blonnie Ellen Stott Stroud

January 17, 2015

Blonnie Ellen Stott Stroud March 27, 1927 – January 3, 2015 Blonnie Ellen Stott Stroud, 87, a resident of Shannon Gray Rehabilitation in Jamestown, formerly of Wilson, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015. Her funeral service will be conducte...

Elsie Mae Marshall Carlson

January 15, 2015

Elsie Mae Marshall Carlson November 18, 1922 – January 11, 2015 Elsie Mae Marshall Carlson, 92, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015. She was born in Portland, OR and resided in Wilson for 46 years. Surviving are her husband of 69...

Willie Earl Evans

January 14, 2015

Willie Earl Evans October 18, 1937 – January 11, 2015 Willie Earl Evans, 76, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. T...

Larry Randolph Byrd

January 14, 2015

Larry Randolph Byrd May 9, 1948 – January 11, 2015 Larry Randolph Byrd, 66, of Sims passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Scott Barnes will officiate. The family wi...

Bobby Gene Waddell

January 12, 2015

Bobby Gene Waddell February 9, 1937 – January 9, 2015 Bobby Gene Waddell, 77, of Lucama passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Waddell Family Cemetery,...

Leta Pearl Johnson

January 10, 2015

Leta Pearl Johnson November 30, 1920 – January 5, 2015 Leta Pearl Johnson, 94, of Jacksonville, formerly of Wilson, passed away Monday. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday at Triune Holiness Church, Maysville, NC. Past...

William Richard Ward

January 10, 2015

William Richard Ward April 20, 1913 – January 4, 2015 William Richard Ward, 101, of Wilson passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015.  His funeral will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial P...

Agnes "Tina" Boykin Murphy

January 10, 2015

Agnes Boykin Murphy September 11, 1942 – January 4, 2015 Agnes "Tina" Boykin Murphy, 72, of Laurel, Maryland passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015.  Her funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.   Intermen...

Maria Van Buuren

January 10, 2015

Maria Van Buuren October 31, 1921 – January 7, 2015 Maria “Miep” Van Buuren, 93, of Bethel passed away Wednesday.  A private family service will be conducted.   “Miep” is survived by her daughters, Margaret Agnew and husband, ...

Justin Wayne Clemmons, Jr.

January 10, 2015

Justin Wayne Clemmons, Jr. February 1, 1977 – January 7, 2015 Justin Wayne “Kool-Aid” Clemmons, Jr., 37, of Kenly passed away Wednesday evening. His memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Ronnie C...

Ada Ruth Batten Hawley

January 9, 2015

Ada Ruth Batten Hawley July 9, 1927 – January 5, 2015 Ada Ruth Batten Hawley, 87, of Goldsboro, passed away Monday. A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Buckhorn UMC Cemete...

Shelia Renee Jackson

January 8, 2015

Shelia Renee Jackson June 13, 1970 – January 4, 2015 Shelia Renee Jackson, 44, of Lucama, passed away Sunday. A funeral service will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. T...