Obituaries

Alton Ray Radford

September 4, 2015

Alton Ray Radford March 29, 1939 – September 1, 2015 Alton “Ray” Radford, 76, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson with Masonic Rites. The Rev. LaVon Phillips ...

Charles Leon Wilson, III

September 2, 2015

Charles Leon Wilson, III January 27, 1955 – August, 30, 2015 Charles Leon Wilson, III, passed away at home Sunday morning from a brain tumor he courageously fought for over two years; his family was by his side. Leon was 60 years young. ...

Sarah Nichole Burrell

September 1, 2015

Sarah Nichole Burrell October 9, 1993 – August 28, 2015 Sarah Nichole Burrell, 21, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...

Mary Frances Joyner Honeycutt

August 31, 2015

Mary Frances Joyner Honeycutt January 15, 1943 – August 31, 2015 Mary Frances Joyner Honeycutt of Bailey passed away Monday. No services are planned at this time. Mary is survived by her daughter, Terry S. Sanders of Bailey; her son, James ...

Victor Roger Daniels, Jr.

August 30, 2015

Victor Roger Daniels, Jr. September 23, 1958 – August 26, 2015 Victor Roger Daniels, Jr., 56, of Lucama passed away Wednesday. His memorial service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday at Victory FWB Church, 5251 Wiggins Mill Road, Lucama. The Rev...

Barry Lee Pope

August 30, 2015

Barry Lee Pope December 3, 1946 – August 26, 2015 Barry Lee Pope, 68, of Rocky Mount passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Maplewood...

Alice L Butler Boykin

August 29, 2015

Alice Boykin Butler Feb. 20, 1927 — Aug. 24, 2015 Alice Boykin Butler died Monday after a lengthy illness. She was 88. Alice was the last surviving child born to the Rev. Herndon and Rosa Boykin of Rock Ridge. She graduated from Rock Ridge S...

Hubert "Burt" Windham Jr.

August 27, 2015

Hubert Powell “Burt” Windham, Jr. April 27, 1959 – August 24, 2015 Burt Windham, 56, of Wilson passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held Thursday August 27th at 11:00am at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wils...

Robert Davis Barringer

August 25, 2015

Robert Davis Barringer February 14, 1933 – August 22, 2015 Robert “Bob” Davis Barringer, 82, of Elm City passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Cliff Lewin will...

Barbara Mae Webb Stott

August 25, 2015

Barbara Mae Webb Stott March 10, 1949 – August 23, 2015 Barbara Mae Webb Stott, 66, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Wedn...

Nolan Ryan Batchelor

August 21, 2015

Nolan Ryan Batchelor August 16, 2015 Baby Nolan Ryan Batchelor passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Shawn Garnett will officiate. The family will receive friends ...

Helen Ruffin Franks

August 20, 2015

Helen Ruffin Franks February 12, 1922 – August 14, 2015 Helen Ruffin Franks, 93, of Raleigh was promoted to Glory from Transitions Hospice Care in Raleigh on Friday, August 14, 2015 surrounded by her family. Her memorial service will be conduc...

Tommy Howard Gay

August 19, 2015

Tommy Howard Gay September 26, 1939 – August 16, 2015 Tommy Howard Gay, 75, of Bailey passed away Sunday. His funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at White Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Bailey. A graveside service ...

Jimmy Ray Collier

August 16, 2015

Jimmy Ray Collier July 8, 1952 – August 13, 2015 Jimmy Ray Collier, 63, of Wilson passed away Thursday. His memorial service will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Steve Strickland will officiate. The ...

Jose Salinas Frausto

August 16, 2015

Jose Salinas Frausto March 19, 1940 – August 14, 2015 Jose Salinas Frausto, 75, of Spring Hope passed away Friday. The family will receive friends 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Jose is su...

Cassandra Hope Potts Patton

August 15, 2015

Cassandra Hope Potts Patton October 16, 1954 – August 11, 2015 Cassandra Hope Potts Patton, 60, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A celebration of her life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at West Nash United Methodist Church, 2200 West Nash Street, ...

Ruby Jean Lamm Temple

August 14, 2015

Ruby Jean Lamm Temple May 10, 1941 – August 11, 2015 Ruby “Jean” Lamm Temple, 74, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Friday in Black Creek Town Cemetery, Black Creek. The Rev. Tim Hopkins will ...

Ashley Marie Wassilchalk

August 13, 2015

Ashley Marie Wassilchalk February 9, 1989 – August 9, 2015 Ashley Marie Wassilchalk, 25, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate. ...

Doris J. Best

August 13, 2015

Doris J. Best Doris J. Best of Wilson, a devoted wife, mother, and educator departed August 7, 2015. She was born to the late Eddie Lee and Annie Wynn Joyner of Wilson. Doris was an educator in Cumberland, Nash and Wilson counties. Doris ...

John Clayton Tomlinson

August 13, 2015

John Clayton Tomlinson April 29, 1939 – August 10, 2015 John Clayton Tomlinson, 76, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment ...

Sheila Beth Owens

August 12, 2015

Sheila Beth Owens February 17, 1964 – August 9, 2015 Sheila Beth Owens, 51, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of God of Lucama, 7256 Hwy 301 South, Lucama. Interment will follow in Map...

Richard Allan McKellar

August 11, 2015

Richard Allan McKellar May 7, 1935 – August 3, 2015 Richard Allan McKellar, 80, of Wilson passed away Monday after a few months of declining health. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015 in Oak Lawn Cemetery, 7...

Stephen Craig Stancil

August 10, 2015

Stephen Craig Stancil January 11, 1957 – August 5, 2015 Stephen “Steve” Craig Stancil, 58, of Kenly passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Jerry Barbee will o...

Garland “Buster” Stanford Sowards

August 8, 2015

Garland “Buster” Stanford Sowards December 1, 1924 – August 1, 2015 Garland “Buster” Stanford Sowards, of Wilson, known to friends and family as “Buster”, passed away on Saturday. His funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Augu...

Teena Taylor Lamm

August 7, 2015

Teena Taylor Lamm June 19, 1962 – August 4, 2015 Teena Taylor Lamm, 53, of Wilson went to be with her Lord Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Satur...