Obituaries

Rodney Gene Shaw

May 17, 2015

Rodney Gene Shaw February 1, 1965 – April 22, 2015 Rodney Gene Shaw, 50, of Nashville, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015. His memorial service will be conducted 7 – 9 p.m. Sunday evening, May 17, 2015 at the Momeyer Ruritan Club, 4811 Mo...

James Shelton Joyner

April 28, 2015

James Shelton Joyner December 7, 1935 – April 24, 2015 James Shelton Joyner, 79, of Wilson passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memo...

Mretie Faye Pittman Taylor

April 26, 2015

Mretie Faye Pittman Taylor February 11, 1943 – April 23, 2015 Mretie Faye Pittman Taylor, 72, of Kenly passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Marsh Swamp ...

Betty Joyce Finch

April 24, 2015

Betty Joyce Finch June 6, 1937 – April 20, 2015 Betty Joyce Finch, 77, of Spring Hope passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Finch Family Cemetery, Hwy 97....

Christie Lynn Goodyear Hopkins

April 22, 2015

Christie Lynn Goodyear Hopkins February 8, 1975 – April 4, 2015 Christie Lynn Goodyear Hopkins, 40, of Bailey passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015. Her funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Pentecostal Lighthou...

Verna Lee Mattox

April 21, 2015

Verna Lee Mattox September 12, 1925 – April 18, 2015 Verna Lee Mattox, 89, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at West Nash United Methodist Church, 2200 W. Nash Street, Wilson. Interment will f...

Mary Elizabeth Walston

April 21, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Walston January 3, 1930 – April 18, 2015 Mary Elizabeth Walston, 85, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted 6:30 p.m. Monday at Farmington Heights Church, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A grave...

Janice Knight High

April 21, 2015

Janice Knight High September 22, 1925 – April 18, 2015 Mary Janice Knight High, 89, of Wilson, formerly of Wilmington passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Christian Church. Interment will follo...

Debra Lane Liles

April 21, 2015

Debra Lane Liles January 5, 1955 – April 18, 2015 Debra Lane Liles, 60, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday in Ever...

Joseph Larry Totten

April 18, 2015

Joseph Larry Totten September 27, 1937 – April 14, 2014 Joseph Larry Totten, 77, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday with Military Honors in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. Larry served his co...

Evelyn Webb Snipes

April 18, 2015

Evelyn Webb Snipes June 1, 1920 – April 14, 2015 Evelyn Webb Snipes, 94, of 1006 Salem St., Wilson, passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Wilson. The Rev. Tom Watkins will officiate...

Malcolm Andrew Langley

April 16, 2015

Malcolm Andrew Langley July 9, 1958 – April 13, 2015 Malcolm “Mike” Andrew Langley, 56, of Rocky Mount passed away Monday. His funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Todd Creech will officiate. The...

Roger Edwin Jones

April 16, 2015

Roger Edwin Jones September 5, 1972 – April 13, 2015 Roger Edwin Jones, 42, died peacefully Monday, April 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. His funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A gr...

Patty Stancil Whitfield

April 13, 2015

Patty Stancil Whitfield Jan. 21, 1928 – April 10, 2015 Patty Stancil Whitfield, 87, of Wilson died Friday. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 1407 Forest Hills Rd Wilson; a visitation will foll...

Marie Lamm Joyner

April 13, 2015

Marie Lamm Joyner April 8, 1936 – April 11, 2015 Marie Lamm Joyner, 79, of Wilson died Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday at First Free Will Baptist Church, 4865 Nash St. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memor...

James Edward Fulghum

April 10, 2015

James Edward Fulghum December 8, 1925 – April 6, 2015 James “Jim” Edward Fulghum, 89, of Wilson passed away Monday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The family will receive friends 7 ...

Christie Lynn Goodyear Hopkins

April 10, 2015

Christie Lynn Goodyear Hopkins February 8, 1975 – April 4, 2015 Christie Lynn Goodyear Hopkins, 40, of Bailey passed away Saturday, April 4, 2015. Arrangements are pending. Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net. ...

John Michael Batchelor

April 8, 2015

John Michael Batchelor January 8, 1966 – April 8, 2015 John “Mike” Michael Batchelor, 49, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Mike is survived by his daughters, Ashley Batchelor Willis ...

Mary Baggett Hamm

April 8, 2015

Mary Baggett Hamm December 18, 1948 – April 6, 2015 Mary Baggett Hamm, 66, of Clayton passed away Monday, April 6, 2015. Mary was a retired LPN. Mary is survived by her daughters, Tammy Hamm and Theresa Hamm both of Clayton; sons, Jam...

James Darrell Farmer

April 7, 2015

James Darrell Farmer August 27, 1967 – April 4, 2015 James “Darrell” Farmer, 47, of Sims passed away Saturday. His funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. Interment will follow in Ever...

Joan Thorne Stott

April 2, 2015

Joan Thorne Stott July 1, 1932 – March 31, 2015 Joan Thorne Stott, 82, was born July 1, 1932. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Joan was a giving and compassionate woman and will be missed by all who knew her. ...

Selby Anderson Etheridge Jr.

April 1, 2015

Selby Anderson Etheridge Jr. October 26, 1924-March 27, 2015 Selby Anderson Etheridge, Jr. 90, of Wilson, peacefully departed this life on Friday, March 27 at his home in Wilson surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be conducted ...

Katye Barnes Godwin

March 31, 2015

Katye Barnes Godwin April 23, 1937 - March 28, 2015 Katye Barnes Godwin, 77, of Wilson, passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in Black Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Barnes will officiate. The family w...

Deedie Davis

March 24, 2015

Deedie Davis September 25, 1943 – March 20, 2015 Deedie Davis, 71, of Sims, passed away Friday. Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Melvin Barnette and The...

Elvie Linwood White III

March 24, 2015

Elvie Linwood White, III July 14, 1955 – March 20, 2015 Elvie Linwood White, III, 59, of Wilson passed away Friday. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...