Obituaries

Betty Jean Wilfong (Sloper)

May 30, 2015

Betty Jean Wilfong December 7, 1936 – May 24, 2015 Betty Jean Wilfong, 78, of Elm City passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. The Rev. Ray Wells...

Roscoe Julian "RJ" Williams

May 28, 2015

Roscoe Julian Williams August 12, 1938 – May 25, 2015 Roscoe Julian “RJ” Williams, 76 of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memo...

Charles Ray Barnes

May 28, 2015

Charles Ray Barnes February 9, 1935 – May 26, 2015 Charles Ray Barnes, 80, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Keith Barnes will officiate. The famil...

Geraldine Langley Bailey

May 26, 2015

Geraldine Langley Bailey September 18, 1931 – May 22, 2015 Geraldine Langley Bailey, 83, of Elm City passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem...

Timothy Andrew Sunday

May 25, 2015

Timothy Andrew Sunday June 15, 1961 – May 18, 2015 Timothy Andrew Sunday, 53, of Bailey, North Carolina, formerly of Kokomo, Indiana went to be with the Lord Monday. His memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, 2015 at Greeti...

Sally Blevins Miller

May 21, 2015

Sally Blevins Miller April 30, 1935 – May 16, 2015 Sally Blevins Miller, 80, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday in Healing Springs Baptist Church, 9178 Old Hwy 16, Crumpler. Interment will fo...

Tommy Vernon Pate, Sr.

May 21, 2015

Tommy Vernon Pate, Sr. August 27, 1967 – May 18, 2015 Tommy Vernon Pate, Sr. 47, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Faye Jones and the Rev. Darrell Hooker ...

Mary Bailey Holland

May 20, 2015

Mary Bailey Holland September 28, 1921 – May 16, 2015 Mary Bailey Holland, 93, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursda...

David Stanley Orcutt

May 20, 2015

David Stanley Orcutt August 10, 1942 – May 18, 2015 David Stanley Orcutt was born in Richmond, Virginia. He was predeceased by his parents, David and Lucille. David is survived by his wife, Pamela Smith Orcutt; sons David Britt (Evette) of C...

Frances Chapman Williams

May 19, 2015

Frances Chapman Williams December 24, 1926 – May 16, 2015 Frances Chapman Williams, 88, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A private burial will follow. The Rev. ...

William Nicholas Glover

May 19, 2015

William Nicholas Glover May 18, 1946 – May 16, 2015 William Nicholas “Nicky” Glover, 68, of Bailey passed away early Saturday morning on May 16, 2015. Nicky was born on May 18, 1946 in Wilson County. He served two years in the United Sta...

Joseph Martin, Jr.

May 19, 2015

Joseph Martin, Jr. May 3, 1965 – May 15, 2015 Joseph Martin, Jr. 50, of Wilson, beloved son and brother, went home to be with the Lord on Friday. The family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ral...

Lillian Estelle Evans Mercer

May 19, 2015

Lillian Estelle Evans Mercer April 13, 1926 – May 17, 2015 Lillian Estelle Evans Mercer, 89, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem...

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...

Elizabeth Tedder Atkinson

May 16, 2015

Elizabeth Tedder Atkinson January 4, 1926 – May 13, 2015 Elizabeth Tedder Atkinson, 89, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...

Lois Bunch Matthews

May 14, 2015

Lois Bunch Matthews July 16, 1928 – May 11, 2015 Lois Bunch Matthews, 86, of Black Creek went home to be with the Lord on Monday. Her service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a....

Juan Carlos Padilla

May 10, 2015

Juan Carlos Padilla June 26, 1973 – May 5, 2015 Juan Carlos Padilla, 41, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted 5 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Jamie Aranda will officiate. The family will r...

Margaret May Denton

May 8, 2015

Margaret May Denton April 19, 1945 – May 5, 2015 Margaret May Denton, 70, of Spring Hope passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday in Hayes Cemetery, Claude Lewis Road, Middlesex. The family will receive friends 7 ...

Eddie Brooks Owens, Jr.

May 7, 2015

Eddie Brooks Owens, Jr. October 17, 1959 – May 2, 2015 Brooks Owens, Jr., 55, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in ...

Danielle Lewis Strickland

May 5, 2015

Danielle Lewis Strickland May 6, 1939 – May 1, 2015 Danielle Lewis Strickland, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend of so many, passed away Friday, May, 1, 2015 at her home in Middlesex surrounded by her family. She was ...

Deborah Mills Harden

May 3, 2015

Deborah Mills Harden August 21, 1952 – April 30, 2015 Deborah Mills Harden, 62, of Wilson passed away Thursday. The family will receive friends 3 – 5 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Deborah is su...

Stella Daniel Barnes

May 2, 2015

Stella Daniel Barnes October 21, 1915 – May 1, 2015 Stella Daniel Barnes of the Brian Center of Wilson, formerly of Wiggins Mill Road in Lucama died Friday, May 1, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman G. Barnes in July of 19...

Mary Pittman

April 30, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Pittman December 18, 1982 – April 27, 2015 Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Pittman, 32, of Wilson passed away Monday. A memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Johnny Sullivan will offi...

Oscar Powell Atkinson

April 29, 2015

Oscar Powell Atkinson September 23, 1942 – April 26, 2015 Oscar Powell Atkinson, 72, of Middlesex passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice House in Greenville. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday i...

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...