Obituaries

Samuel "Sam" Thornton B Boone

April 17, 2014

Samuel Thornton Boone April 30, 1991 – April 15, 2014 Samuel “Sam” Thornton Boone, 22, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, 207 Vance Street N.W., Wilson. The Rev. Gary ...

Dorothy Zelma Barrow Kennedy

April 14, 2014

Dorothy Zelma Barrow Kennedy August 29, 1915 – April 11, 2014  Dorothy Zelma Barrow Kennedy, 98, of Wilson passed away Friday at her home surrounded by her family.  A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church, 311 ...

Wilmer Elliott Temple

April 11, 2014

Wilmer Elliott Temple March 4, 1924 – April 9, 2014 Wilmer Elliott Temple, 90, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  A memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Inurnment will following at a later date.  Past...

Stevie Jerome Warrick

April 12, 2014

Stevie Jerome Warrick February 5, 1971 – April 9, 2014 Stevie Jerome Warrick, 43, of Elm City went to be his Heavenly Father Wednesday.  He was a special person that was affectionately loved by all that knew him.  Stevie was an avid N.C. Stat...

Jeanette Morgan Neal

April 8, 2014

Jeanette Morgan Neal December 17, 1937 – April 5, 2014 Jeanette Morgan Neal, 76, of Wilson passed away Saturday, at UNC Hospital,   surrounded by her loving daughter, son, sister and daughter-in-law after a courageous battle with heart diseas...

James Etheridge Glasgow, Sr.

April 7, 2014

James Etheridge Glasgow, Sr. December 30, 1925 – April 3, 2014 James Etheridge Glasgow, Sr., 88, of Wilson passed away Thursday.  A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 o’clock a.m. Monday at The Church of St. Therese.  Interment will follow in Ev...

Ronny Chris Brewer

April 5, 2014

Ronny Chris Brewer November 5, 1955 – April 3, 2014 Ronny Chris Brewer, 58, of Wilson, passed away Thursday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The Rev. Steve Stephenson will officiate. The fa...

James David Parris

April 6, 2014

James David Parris July 13, 1938 – April 3, 2014 James David “J.D.” Parris, 75, of Lucama passed away Thursday. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Little Rock Original Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Watson Fam...

Fred Rago, Jr.

April 9, 2014

Fred Rago, Jr. January 28, 1943 – April 3, 2014 Fred Rago, Jr., 71, of Elm City passed away Thursday.  A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 224 South Glendale Avenue, Rocky Mount.  Bennie W...

Frances Bissette Owens

April 4, 2014

Frances Bissette Owens November 9, 1924 - April 2, 2014   Frances Bissette Owens, 89, of Wilson went to be her Lord on Wednesday.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey.  The family will receive f...

Wilma Faye Askew

April 2, 2014

Wilma Faye Askew February 23, 1943 – March 31, 2014 Wilma Faye Askew, 71, of Lucama, went to be her Lord Monday.  A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Buckhorn United Methodist...

Barbara Hinton Finch

April 2, 2014

Barbara Hinton Finch November 19, 1921 – March 31, 2014 Barbara Hinton Finch, 92, of Bailey passed away Monday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursd...

Dorothy Anderson Moore

March 31, 2014

Dorothy Anderson Moore August 30, 1936 – March 29, 2014 Dorothy Anderson Moore, 77, of Raleigh passed away Saturday.  A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson.  The Rev. Eric Moore will officiate. T...

Ethel Gray Eastwood Rowe

March 28, 2014

Ethel Gray Eastwood Rowe March 12, 1936 – March 26, 2014 Ethel Gray Eastwood Rowe, 78, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  A funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. S...

Etta Etheridge Batchelor

March 28, 2014

Etta Etheridge Batchelor April 28, 1933 – March 26, 2014 Our precious mother, Etta Etheridge Batchelor, 80, of Lucama, with her family by her side, passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted 11:30 a....

Kimberly Killette Whitley

March 29, 2014

Kimberly Killette Whitley August 19, 1960 – March 23, 2014 Kimberly Killette Whitley, 53, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Tony Hawley will officiate. Kimberl...

Carrie Woodruff Bridgers

March 23, 2014

Carrie Woodruff Bridgers August 17, 1929 – March 17, 2014   Carrie W. Bridgers, 84, of Wilson passed away peacefully surrounded by her children, Monday.  A funeral service will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interm...

Joseph Alton Barnes

March 19, 2014

Joseph Alton Barnes March 24, 1929 – March 16, 2014 Joseph Alton Barnes, 84, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Wilson.  The Rev. Dave Amon will officiate. The...

Randy Gerald Hamilton

March 20, 2014

Randy Gerald Hamilton July 15, 1970 – March 16, 2014 Randy Gerald Hamilton, 43, of Middlesex passed away Sunday.  A memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Gateway Christian Center, 8600 S NC 231, Middlesex.  Pastor Gerald Wiggs...

Joseph Francis Culkin

March 19, 2014

Joseph Francis Culkin March 11, 1927 – March 16, 2014 Joseph Francis Culkin, 87, of Wilson formerly of Levitown, PA and Avoca, PA passed away Sunday.  A memorial service will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nas...

Gladys Patterson Lowry

Gladys Patterson Lowry May 19, 1926 – March 16, 2014 Gladys “Pat” Patterson Lowry, 87, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at West Nash United Methodist Church, 2106 W Nash Street Wilson.  ...

Margaret Emma Horton Huey

March 16, 2014

Margaret Emma Horton Huey June 15, 1928 – March 13, 2014 Margaret Emma Horton Huey, 85 of Wilson passed away Thursday.  A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Pastor Eartha Butler will officiate. The famil...

Eleanor Maurer Hammond

March 14, 2014

Eleanor Maurer Hammond April 30, 1927 – March 12, 2014 Eleanor “Ellie” Maurer Hammond, 86, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Wilson.  Interment will f...

Ann Narron Powell

March 15, 2014

Ann Narron Powell November 15, 1923 – March 12, 2014 Ann Narron Powell, 90, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, with the family r...

Viola Mae Fry B Bowman

March 9, 2014

  Viola Mae Fry Bowman August 23, 1962 – March 8, 2014 Viola Mae Fry Bowman, 51, of Knightdale passed away Saturday.  A graveside service was held 4 p.m. Sunday in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey.  The Rev. Ray Wells officiated. Viola i...