Obituaries

Johnny Nunn Westbrook

May 25, 2017

Johnny Nunn Westbrook April 30, 1941 – May 21, 2017 Johnny Nunn Westbrook, 76, of Blounts Creek, passed away early Sunday morning peacefully surrounded by his wife and children. His memorial service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at ...

Etta Temple Godwin

May 25, 2017

Etta Temple Godwin November 7, 1935 – May 22, 2017 Etta Temple Godwin, 81, of Wilson, passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rock Springs Church, Bailey. Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery. Th...

James Alton Flowers, Jr.

May 25, 2017

James Alton Flowers, Jr. September 29, 1934 – May 22, 2017 James A. “Jack” Flowers, Jr., 82, of Wilson passed away Monday due to heart failure. His memorial service will be held Thursday at 11:00 am in the chapel at Joyner’s Funeral Hom...

Robert Earl Gray

May 22, 2017

Robert Earl Gray March 12, 1939 – May 14, 2017 Robert “Bobby” Earl Gray, 78 of Wilson passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was a quiet man and a free spirit. Bobby lived out his faith through his strong community focus and heart for helpi...

Eli Charles Saleeby

May 18, 2017

Eli Charles Saleeby April 16, 1925 - May 14, 2017 Eli Saleeby, 92, of Wilson passed away on Sunday May 14, at Duke Hospital. He grew up in Wilson and worked in a variety of family businesses.  He was a pilot and worked for many years in Cambr...

Joseph Radford "Joe" Allen, Sr.

May 15, 2017

Joseph Radford Allen, Sr. November 26, 1924 – May 11, 2017 Joseph Radford “Joe” Allen, Sr., 92, of Wilson passed away Thursday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A private graveside will ...

Gary Wayne Batchelor

May 15, 2017

Gary Wayne Batchelor February 27, 1969 – May 12, 2017 Gary Wayne “Groovy” Batchelor, 48, of Elm City passed away Friday. A private graveside will be conducted.  The Rev. Gene Wells will officiate. Gary is survived by his sister, Lisa ...

Robert Edward Tomlinson, Sr.

May 12, 2017

Robert Edward Tomlinson, Sr. February 14, 1943 – May 8, 2017 Robert Edward Tomlinson, Sr., 74, of Kenly passed away Monday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Kenly Community Church (formerly Kenly Pentecostal Holiness Ch...

Alice Marie Durham

May 12, 2017

Alice Marie Durham March 12, 1930 – May 09, 2017 Alice Marie Durham, 87, resident of Wilson Pines Center, passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Mike Wells and...

William C. Lamm

May 12, 2017

William C. “Hat” Lamm May 23, 1933 – May 10, 2017 William C. “Hat” Lamm, 83, of Bailey passed away Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Friday at Oasis of Love Tabernacle Church, 6525 Schooners Road, Bailey, North Caroli...

Myrtle Rowe Glover

May 10, 2017

Myrtle Rowe Glover August 2, 1929 – May 7, 2017 Myrtle Rowe Glover, 87, of Bailey passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery.  Th...

Nona Lucas Dail Love

May 10, 2017

Nona Lucas Dail Love December 27, 1920 – May 7, 2017 Nona Lucas Dail Love, 96, of Wilson, formerly of Lucama passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be ...

Lou Ellen Grimes

May 9, 2017

Lou Ellen Grimes June 27, 1935 – May 6, 2017 Lou Ellen Grimes, 81, of Stantonsburg passed away Saturday. Her funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson interment will follow in Eureka Cemetery. The famil...

Jeffery Lee Lewis

May 9, 2017

Jeffery Lee Lewis June 11, 1986 – May 3, 2017   Jeffery Lee Lewis, 30, of Washington, Pennsylvania, formerly of Lucama, passed away Wednesday. His graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Springhill Presbyterian Church Cem...

Lloyd Thompson Brinson, III

May 9, 2017

Lloyd Thompson Brinson, III August 15, 1953 – May 4, 2017   Lloyd Thompson Brinson III, of Wilson, left his earthly home on a most spectacularly beautiful spring afternoon. Born August 15, 1953 in Radford, Virginia to Lloyd Thompso...

James Kenneth Tyson

May 8, 2017

James Kenneth Tyson December 21, 1951 – May 04, 2017 James Kenneth Tyson, 65, of Wilson, passed away Thursday. A celebration of his life will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The fami...

Arthur Vernon Batts

May 6, 2017

Arthur Vernon Batts October 29, 1927 – May 2, 2017 Arthur Vernon Batts, 89, of Elm City passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m.  Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Evergr...

Lora Ann Hudson-Powell

May 5, 2017

Lora Ann Hudson-Powell June 09, 1963 – April 27, 2017 Lora Ann Hudson-Powell, 53, of Middlesex passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 10242 Claude Lewis Road, Midd...

Marshall Barnes Pope

May 4, 2017


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Marshall Barnes Pope June 5, 1934 – May 1, 2017 Marshall Barnes Pope, 82 of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, ...

Hugh M. Flowers

May 2, 2017

Hugh M. Flowers July 3, 1932 – April 29, 2017 Hugh M. Flowers of Lucama completed his life’s journey on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Hugh was born on July 3, 1932 to Meakie T. and Ellen W. Flowers. Upon graduation from East Carolina in 1956, H...

Ruth Johnson

April 30, 2017

Ruth Johnson January 19, 1936 – April 28, 2017 Ruth Johnson, 81, passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate. The family will receive friends ...

George Lawrence Wagner

April 28, 2017

George Lawrence Wagner December 31, 1944 – April 28, 2017 George Lawrence Wagner, born December 31, 1944, in Washington, DC, died April 28, 2017, in Wilson, NC. He was a devoted husband for more than 50 years to Claudia Jean (Jeannie) Wynne Wag...

Donald Robert Felts

April 26, 2017

Donald Robert Felts October 26, 1950 – April 19, 2017 Donald Robert Felts, 66, of Elm City passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Elm City United Methodist Church, Elm City.  Interment will follow...

Juanita Childers Thomas

April 26, 2017

Juanita Childers Thomas February 17, 1930 – April 24, 2017  Juanita Elizabeth Childers Thomas, age 87, died on Monday, April 24, 2017. She was born on February 17, 1930 in Smithfield, North Carolina to the late Reverend William Paul and Addi...

Brian Alan Breedlove

April 25, 2017

Brian Alan Breedlove December 20, 1961 – April 21, 2017 Brian Alan Breedlove, 55, of Middlesex passed away Friday, after an extended illness. His funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in...