Obituaries

Mamie Ayers Ezzell

December 14, 2018

Mamie Ayers Ezzell October 3, 1918 – December 14, 2018 Mamie Ayers Ezzell, 100, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Donnie Price will officiate. The fami

Charles Bryan Moore

December 7, 2018

Charles Bryan Moore, 67, of Wilson, NC passed peacefully at his home on December 7th, 2018 after a short, hard fought battle with cancer. His family was by his side when he drifted away to be with his Lord. A Celebration of Life will be held on De

James Perry Matthews

December 7, 2018

James Perry Matthews May 21, 1940 – December 7, 2018 James Perry Matthews, 78, of Wilson passed away Friday. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkwood, Wilson.

Dennis Wray Hawley

December 5, 2018

Dennis Wray Hawley September 15, 1946 – December 5, 2018 Hawk flew away from us Wednesday morning. He was the sole child of the late Elwood and Virginia Parris Hawley. He is survived by his uncle, Newman Parris and a host of cousins and friend

Sandra Faye Johnson Bunting

December 5, 2018

Sandra Faye Johnson Bunting May 5, 1946 – December 5, 2018 Sandra Faye Johnson Bunting, 72 of Elm City passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

Deland Eric Ferrell

December 6, 2018

Deland Eric Ferrell October 28, 1937 – December 6, 2018 Deland Eric Ferrell, 81, of Lucama passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson with the fa

Betty Joan Williamson Joyner

December 5, 2018

Betty Joan Williamson Joyner November 7, 1951 – December 5, 2018 Betty Joan Williamson Joyner, 67, of Bailey passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home, surrounded by her loving husband and family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsbo

Rebecca Anne Kemp

December 1, 2018

Rebecca Anne Kemp November 10, 1982 – December 1, 2018 Rebecca Anne Kemp, 36 of Lucama passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The famil

Delia Ann Creech Ballance

December 3, 2018

Delia Ann Creech Ballance September 4, 1944 – December 3, 2018 Delia “Dee” Ann Creech Ballance, 74 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside serv

Brandon Alan Raper

November 14, 2018

Brandon Alan Raper February 5, 1988 – November 14, 2018 Brandon Alan Raper, 30, of San Francisco formerly of Wilson, passed away while traveling abroad on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Decem

Sally S. Manson

November 26, 2018

Sally S. Manson October 30, 1945 – November 26, 2018 Sally S. Manson, 73, of Wilson passed away Monday. A memorial gathering will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at Encouraging Word Ministries, 206 Center Street, Black Creek.

Edna Earle Nichols Lamm

November 27, 2018

Edna Earle Nichols Lamm August 5, 1923 – November 27, 2018 Edna Earle Nichols Lamm, 95, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memoria

Mary Etta Worrells

November 21, 2018

Mary Etta Worrells November 1, 1955 – November 21, 2018 Mary Etta Worrells, 64 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Mary is survived by her fiancé, David Barefoot; brother, Roy Worrells, Jr. of Colerian; three nephews, one niece and one great n

Crettie Lucille Hocutt Morgan

November 25, 2018

Crettie Lucille Hocutt Morgan December 12, 1948 – November 25, 2018 Crettie Lucille Hocutt Morgan, 69, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The family

Chester Joseph Michalak

November 25, 2018

Chester Joseph Michalak June 1, 1925 – November 25, 2018 Chester Joseph Michalak, 93, of Wilson passed away peacefully Sunday, November 25, 2018. His memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nas

Lloyd Gordon Williford

November 23, 2018

Lloyd Gordon Williford August 26, 1937 – November 23, 2018 Lloyd Gordon Williford, 81, of Elm City passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Johnny Hudson will officiat

Stephen Owen Schrader, Sr.

November 25, 2018

Stephen Owen Schrader, Sr. February 17, 1941 – November 25, 2018 Stephen Owen Schrader, Sr. 77, of Kenly passed away Sunday. His funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

William Harrison Jenkins

November 24, 2018

William Harrison Jenkins January 5, 1936 – November 24, 2018 William Harrison Jenkins of Elm City died shortly after midnight on Saturday, Nov. 24, at the age of 82. Bill, as he was known by his friends, was a devoted husband, father and grandf

Larry Dale Speight

November 21, 2018

Larry Dale Speight October 27, 1952 - November 21, 2018 Larry Dale Speight, beloved father, papa, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend to so many passed away at his home Wednesday, November 21st. Larry was born in Stantonsburg to the late H

Betty Rice Weaver

November 22, 2018

Betty Rice Weaver November 29, 1932 – November 22, 2018 Betty Rice Weaver, 85 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment wil

Evelyn Christine Johnson

November 22, 2018

Evelyn Christine Johnson April 15, 1930 – November 22, 2018 Evelyn Christine Johnson, 88 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be hel

Yvonne Nicholson Caddell

November 18, 2018

Yvonne Nicholson Caddell June 29, 1935 – November 18, 2018 Yvonne Nicholson Caddell, 83, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Newton Family Cemetery, Bennettsville, South Carolina. Yv

Josephine Lamm Best

November 20, 2018

Josephine Lamm Best January 7, 1925 – November 20, 2018 Josephine Lamm Best, 93 of Virginia formerly of Lucama, passed Tuesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

Mildred Pearson Raper

November 16, 2018

Mildred Pearson Raper November 24, 1924 - November 16, 2018 Mildred Pearson Raper of Lucama passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in the Raper Fami

Theda Lenore Soper Cutri

November 19, 2018

Theda Lenore Soper Cutri November 3, 1925 – November 19, 2018 Theda Lenore “Teddy” Soper McCormick Cady Cutri, 93, of Wilson passed away Monday, November 19, 2018. Services are pending. “Teddy” is survived by her daughter, Connie