Obituaries

Charles William Dixon

January 2, 2017

Charles William Dixon April 2, 1928 – December 8, 2016 Charles William “Billy” Dixon, 88, of Elm City passed away Thursday. A private service will be held for the family at a later date. Billy is survived by his loving wife, Juanita Gra...

Jeffrey K Wilson, Jr.

December 8, 2016

Jeffrey Keith Wilson, Jr. November 30, 1987 – November 24, 2016 Jeffrey Keith Wilson, Jr., 28, of Wilson passed away Thursday. Memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 4 p.m. with visitation following at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100...

Linda Winstead Peedin

December 8, 2016

Linda Winstead Peedin May 28, 1941 – December 5, 2016 Linda Winstead Peedin, 75, of Wilson passed away Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a....

Edward Chadwick McClees, Jr.

December 7, 2016


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Edward Chadwick McClees, Jr. January 23, 1928 – December 7, 2016 Edward Chadwick McClees, Jr., 88, of Chapel Hill, formerly of Elm City, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at his Chapel Hill home. Edward is the son of the late Jane Bullo...

Ruth Esther Finch Worrell

December 6, 2016

Ruth Esther Finch Worrell January 25, 1918 – December 3, 2016 Ruth Esther Finch Worrell, 98 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Jonathan Ange will of...

Mary Elizabeth Pulley Hodges

December 4, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Pulley Hodges August 30, 1932 – December 2, 2016 Mary Elizabeth Pulley Hodges, 84, of Wilson, passed away passed away Friday, December 2, 2016 at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Mary was a native of Warsaw, Virginia, the da...

Robert L. Burnette

December 4, 2016

Robert L. Burnette June 2, 1931 – December 3, 2016 Robert L. “Pumpkin” Burnette, of Sims passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the age of eight-five. A private service will be held at a later date. “Pumpkin is survived by his wife...

Karen Kay McCallister

December 3, 2016

Karen Kay McCallister August 7, 1941 – November 29, 2016 Karen Kay McCallister, 75, of Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Karen was born August 7, 1941, the daughter of George Henry Fulkes and Mary Jane Skee...

Harold Eugene Williams Sr.

December 3, 2016


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Harold Eugene Williams Sr. November 27, 1935 – November 30, 2016 Harold Eugene Williams, Sr., 81, of Wilson, peacefully went home to meet the Lord on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joy...

Gregory Hunter Stokes

December 2, 2016

Gregory Hunter Stokes June 15, 1987 – November 25, 2016 Gregory Hunter Stokes, 29, of Rocky Mount passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewoo...

Carrie Peacock

December 2, 2016

Carrie Peacock March 20, 1940 – November 28, 2016 Carrie Mercer Peacock, 76, of Wilson passed away Monday, November 28, 2016. She was born to the parents, Ressie Lamm and Robie Mercer on March 20, 1940. Carrie was known for her cooking skil...

Marguerite B. Davis

December 1, 2016

Marguerite B. Davis August 27, 1924 – November 28, 2016 Marguerite B. Davis, 92, of Saratoga passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen...

William Moore "Billy" Whitley, Jr.

November 27, 2016

William Moore Whitley, Jr. April 5, 1959 – November 17, 2016 William Moore “Billy” Whitley, Jr., 57, of Fremont passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Good New...

Alice Wiggins Mercer

November 26, 2016

Alice Wiggins Mercer February 6, 1931 – November 20, 2016 Alice Wiggins Mercer, 85, of Elm City passed Sunday. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemet...

James Whitley Britt

November 26, 2016


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James Whitley Britt July 7, 1931 – November 21, 2016 James Whitley Britt, 85, of Sharpsburg passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial P...

George Charles Finklea, Sr.

November 22, 2016

George Charles Finklea, Sr. September 1, 1926 – November 18, 2016 George Charles “Bud” Finklea, Sr., 90, of Wilson passed away Friday. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ra...

Donald Lee Cockrell, Sr.

November 20, 2016

Donald Lee Cockrell, Sr. December 6, 1938 – November 15, 2016 Donald Lee Cockrell, Sr., 77, of Kenly passed away Tuesday. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Buckhorn United Methodist Church, 8102 Hwy 42 N, Kenly. In...

Marvin D. Proctor

November 19, 2016


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Marvin D. Proctor November 8, 1940 – November 13, 2016 Marvin D. “Mark” Proctor, 76, of Wilson passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Joyner’s Funeral Ho...

Joyce Ann Wegrzyn

November 19, 2016

Joyce Ann Wegrzyn October 9, 1952 – November 14, 2016 Joyce Ann Wegrzyn, 64, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilso...

Cuyler McCoy Farmer

November 19, 2016

Cuyler McCoy Farmer August 8, 1935 – November 16, 2016 Cuyler McCoy Farmer, 81, of Wilson was ushered into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday evening at his home surrounded by his wife, and daughters. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p....

Barbara Warlick Lawrence

November 14, 2016

Barbara Warlick Lawrence May 2, 1938 – November 10, 2016 Barbara Warlick Lawrence, 78, of Wilson passed away Thursday, with her daughters by her side. A memorial service will be conducted at 12:10 p.m. Monday at The Church of St. Therese, W...

Rev. William Dail Tyndall

November 12, 2016


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William Dail Tyndall December 12, 1926 – November 4, 2016 Reverend William Dail Tyndall, 89, of Wilson passed away Friday. His memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Bible Missionary Baptist Church, 2833 T...

Antonio Salinas Davila

November 12, 2016

Antonio Salinas Davila October 19, 1945 – November 10, 2016 Antonio Salinas Davila, 71, of Bailey passed away Thursday. A celebration of his life will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in...

Melinda Lindsey Futch

November 10, 2016

Melinda Lindsey Futch March 15, 1959 - November 6, 2016 Melinda Lindsey Futch, 57, of Lucama passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. ...

Angus K. Chapman, Jr.

November 8, 2016

Angus K. Chapman, Jr. June 24, 1957 – November 6, 2016 Angus K. Chapman, Jr. passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at a later date in New Hampshire. Angus is survived by his son, Angus Chapman, III of Mesa, Arizona; his grandson...