Obituaries

Velma Lamm Bobbitt

August 2, 2014

Velma Lamm Bobbitt October 25, 1922 – July 28, 2014 Velma Lamm Bobbitt, 91, of Wilson passed away Monday.  Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park.  Th...

Barbara Whitehead Finch

July 23, 2014

  Barbara Whitehead Finch September 26, 1939 – July 28, 2014 Barbara “Mama” Whitehead Finch, 74, of Wilson passed away Monday.  Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home with Jerry Finch officiating.  ...

Munim Razak Al-Tayar

July 30, 2014

Munim Razak Al-Tayar April 20, 1930 - July 26, 2014 Munim Razak Al-Tayar, 84, of Wilson passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends 1 – 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Munim was surv...

Larry Lee Bulluck

August 1, 2014

Larry Lee Bulluck February 22, 1957 – July 26, 2014 Larry Lee Bulluck, 57, of Raleigh passed away Saturday.  Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. ...

Eugene Bass

July 27, 2014

Eugene Bass October 25, 1938 – July 25, 2014 Eugene “Gene” Bass, 75, of Wilson passed away Friday.  Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday at Daniels Chapel FWB Church, 4828 Frank Price Church Road, Wilson.  Interment will follo...

George Samuel "Sam" Hedgepeth

July 24, 2014

George Samuel Hedgepeth June 6, 1949 – July 22, 2014 George Samuel “Sam” Hedgepeth, 65, of Lucama passed away Tuesday.  Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 11...

Gregory Brent Carpenter

July 27, 2014

Gregory Brent Carpenter July 7, 1979 – July 22, 2014 Gregory Brent Carpenter, 35, of Sharpsburg passed away Tuesday.  Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Town of Stantonsburg Ce...

Mary Magdalene Murray Hinnant

July 24, 2014

Mary Magdalene Murray Hinnant February 13, 1921 – July 21, 2014 Mary Magdalene Murray “Maggie” Hinnant, 93, of Buckhorn passed away on July 21, 2014 at the Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation Center of Wilson.  She was born in Wilson Co...

Peggy Bass Lamm

July 24, 2014

Peggy Bass Lamm August 21, 1940 – July 21, 2014 Peggy Bass Lamm, 73, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The family will receive friends 7 – 9 p.m. Wednesd...

Mildred Joyce Baines Kurzawski

July 22, 2014

Mildred Joyce Baines Kurzawski February 12, 1942 – July 18, 2014 Mildred Joyce Baines Kurzawski, 72, of Wilson passed away Friday.  Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at Peace FWB Church, 2838 Tilghman Road, Wilson.  Interment wi...

Stanley Ray Hobson

July 15, 2014

Stanley Ray Hobson February 1, 1946 – July 14, 2014 Stanley Ray Hobson, 68, of Sharpsburg  passed away Monday.  A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Hills Cemetery, Nashville.  The Rev. Rusty Russell will officia...

Ivey A. Lamm, Jr.

July 18, 2014

Ivey A. Lamm, Jr. February 1, 1934 – July 14, 2014 Ivey A. Lamm, Jr. 80 of Lucama passed away unexpectedly at his home Monday, July 14, 2014.  He was born in Wilson County February 1, 1934 to Ivey A. and Louisa Lamm of Lucama.  He married the l...

Eula Mae Pridgen Brantley

July 15, 2014

Eula Pridgen Brantley September 7, 1932 – July 13, 2014 Eula Pridgen Brantley, 81, of Bailey passed away Sunday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesd...

Barbara Mays Frantz

July 14, 2014

Barbara Mays Frantz February 12, 1932 – July 12, 2014 Barbara Mays Frantz, 82, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A memorial service will be conducted 3 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, 100 W. Green Street, Wilson.  A private famil...

Dora Warren Rountree

July 14, 2014

Dora Warren Rountree August 30, 1912 – July 12, 2014 Dora W. Rountree was born in Smithfield on August 30, 1912.  She passed away early Saturday morning, July 12, 2014 at the age of 101. A resourceful woman, Dora was a wonderful cook and se...

James "Buddy" Clifton Gardner

July 14, 2014

James Clifton Gardner January 29, 1922 – July 11, 2014   James Clifton “Buddy” Gardner, 92, of Wilson passed away Friday.  Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be hel...

Kristen Lynn Owens

July 12, 2014

Kristen Lynn Owens June 17, 1993 – July 10, 2014 Kristen Lynn Owens, 21, of Elm City passed away Thursday.  Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday in Cedar ...

Mary Lou Stancil Clemmons

July 10, 2014

Mary Lou Stancil Clemmons July 2, 1951 – July 7, 2014 Mary Lou Stancil  Clemmons, 63, of Kenly passed away Monday.  A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The Rev. Pamela Brewer will officiate. The fami...

David Stuart Goff

July 8, 2014

David Stuart Goff March 8, 1943 – July 6, 2014 David Stuart Goff, 71, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday in Evergreen M...

Donald Wayne Williams Jr.

July 9, 2014

Donald Wayne Williams Jr. March 6, 1979 – July 5, 2014 Donald “Wayne” Williams Jr., 35, of Wilson, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Joyne...

William Thomas Boswell

July 13, 2014

William Thomas Boswell May 27, 1928 – June 30, 2014 William Thomas “Tom” Boswell, 86, of Wilson passed away Monday, June 30, 2014.  Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment w...

Billy Ray Litaker, Sr.

June 28, 2014

Billy Ray Litaker, Sr. December 22, 1934 – June 23, 2014 Billy Ray Litaker, Sr., 79, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A funeral service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial ...

Minnie Louise Parker

June 24, 2014

Minnie Louise Parker November 9, 1941 – June 21, 2014 Minnie Louise Parker, 72, of Rocky Mount passed away Saturday.  A Funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Christian Fellowship Church, 7814 S. NC Hwy 58, Elm City.  A graveside s...

Margery Bell Newsome Harris

June 24, 2014

Margery Bell Newsome Harris August 20, 1925 – June 21, 2014 Margery Bell Newsome Harris, 88 of Wilson passed over into her Heavenly estate, June 21, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.  A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Map...

Anna Jewel Rakestraw Barnes

June 25, 2014

Anna Rakestraw Barnes June 6, 1953 – June 21, 2014 Anna Jewel Rakestraw Barnes, 61 of Black Creek passed away Saturday.  A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday in Black Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 – 9 ...