Obituaries

Betty Jo Younginer Phelps

December 23, 2014

Betty Jo Younginer Phelps April 25, 1934 – December 20, 2014 Betty Jo Younginer was born on April 25, 1934 in Columbia, South Carolina. She grew up in Rocky Mount, where she met and married Albert Ray Phelps. Over the next sixty years, they had f...

Clinton Joyner

December 21, 2014

Clinton Joyner October 31, 1933 – December 19, 2014 Clinton Joyner, 81, of Wilson passed away Friday.  His funeral service will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The Rev. Sidney Webb ...

Jennie Ellis Williford

December 20, 2014

Jennie Ellis Williford February 5, 1929 – December 15, 2014 Jennie Ellis Williford, 85, of Greensboro, formerly of Wilson went home to be home with her Lord on December 15, 2014, after a lengthy illness.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2 ...

JoAnne Mercer Gallimore

December 18, 2014

JoAnne Mercer Gallimore February 5, 1956 – December 13, 2014 JoAnne Mercer Gallimore, 58, of Lexington, NC passed away Saturday.  A Celebration Service of her life will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Bailey Baptist Church, Bailey, NC.  Inte...

Annie Laurie Cowan Cockrell

December 18, 2014

Annie Laurie Cowan Cockrell December 21, 1925 –November 24, 2014   Annie Laurie Cowan Cockrell of Wilson passed away peacefully at her home on November 24th. She was born December 21, 1925, in Powellsville, North Carolina (Bertie County),...

Elizabeth Proctor Moore

December 17, 2014

Elizabeth Proctor Moore November 27, 1925 – December 14, 2014 Elizabeth Proctor Moore, 89, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem...

Annie Belle Bailey Amerson

December 17, 2014

Annie Belle Bailey Amerson May 9, 1930 – December 17, 2014 Annie Belle Bailey Amerson, 84, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.   A private service will be held for the family.   Annie was a former cafeteria manager at Fike High School a...

Joann Marie Miller

December 15, 2014

Joann Marie Miller April 7, 1939 – December 10, 2014 Joann Marie Miller, 75, of Linden, TN, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday in the Silas Lucas Cemetery, Lucama. The Rev. Dr. De Eakes will officiate. Th...

Gladys Lucas Shadding

December 15, 2014

Gladys Lucas Shadding July 20, 1931 – December 13, 2014 Gladys Everette Lucas Shadding, 83, of Lucama passed away Saturday.  Her funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be conducted 11 a...

Bobby Ray Ford, Jr.

December 14, 2014

Bobby Ray Ford, Jr. September 27, 1954 – December 11, 2014   Bobby Ray Ford, Jr., 60, of Kinston passed away Thursday.  His funeral service will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery...

Mary Elizabeth Etheridge Hooks

December 14, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Etheridge Hooks July 2, 1926 – December 12, 2014 Mary Elizabeth Etheridge Hooks, 88, of Wilson passed away Friday.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergre...

John Thomas Rowe

December 13, 2014

John Thomas Rowe June 30, 1941 – December 4, 2014 “Mr. Jack” passed on December 4, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.  He was a gallant fighter who passed at home surrounded by loving family.  His memorial service will be held 6 p.m. S...

Herbert Henry Harriss, III

December 13, 2014

Herbert Henry Harriss, III February 23, 1937 – December 9, 2014 Herbert Henry Harriss, III, 77, of Angier, passed away Tuesday.  A memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Angier United Methodist Church, 278 S. Wilma St., Angier, N...

Toni Darden Flowers

December 13, 2014

Toni Darden Flowers August 29, 1936 – December 9, 2014 Toni Darden Flowers, 78, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  Her memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The Rev. Ray Well...

Michael Ray Joyner

December 13, 2014

Michael Ray Joyner October 22, 1968 – December 13, 2014 Michael Ray Joyner, 46, formerly of Wilson passed away Saturday.  Friends may pay their respects to his mother and family, Monday evening from 5 – 8 p.m., December 15, 2014 or Tuesday aft...

Emilee Nicole Hunter

December 12, 2014

Emilee Nicole Hunter October 17, 1995 – December 9, 2014 Emilee Nicole Hunter, 19, of Sims entered into the presence of Jesus Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Emilee is  survived by her parents, Craig and Lisa Thorne Hunter of Sims; her brother, Zacha...

Henry Harvey Brantley

December 11, 2014

Henry Harvey Brantley July 21, 1937 – December 9, 2014 Henry Harvey Brantley, 77, of Bailey passed away Tuesday.  His funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m...

Larue Bailey Tosto

December 9, 2014

Larue Bailey Tosto October 2, 1932 – December 5, 2014 Larue Bailey Tosto, 82, of Elm City, passed away Friday. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Elm City. ...

Edward Joseph Stanley

December 9, 2014

Edward Joseph Stanley March 20, 1940 – December 6, 2014 Edward Joseph Stanley, 74, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  His memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The family will...

Joseph Thomas Hatch

December 9, 2014

Joseph Thomas Hatch April 19, 1929 – December 7, 2014 Joseph Thomas Hatch, 85, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  His funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Wednesday...

C. Julian Whaley

December 7, 2014

C. Julian Whaley March 27, 1927 – December 5, 2014 Charles Julian Whaley, 87, formerly of Henderson passed away Friday.  His memorial service will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The fa...

Vertie Mae Williamson

December 7, 2014

Vertie Mae Williamson June 22, 1932 – December 4, 2014 Vertie Mae Williamson, 82, of Sims passed away Thursday.  Her funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. ...

Stephanie Coleman Collins

December 6, 2014

Stephanie Coleman Collins February 23, 1969 – November 30, 2014   Stephanie Coleman Collins, 45, of Elm City passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow i...

Darlene Orr Tyson

December 5, 2014

Darlene Orr Tyson August 3, 1956 – November 30, 2014 Darlene “Neasy” Orr Tyson, 58, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The LaVon Phillips will officiate.   T...

Ronald Louis Vetere

December 5, 2014

Ronald Louis Vetere August 25, 1946 – December 1, 2014 It is with the saddest hearts that we announce the passing of Ronald Louis Vetere, 68, of Rocky Mount, who passed away Monday, December 1st, after a lengthy illness.   The family...