Obituaries

Robert Lee “Bob” Evans

May 16, 2018

Robert Lee Evans July 23, 1944 – May 16, 2018 Robert Lee “Bob” Evans, 73, of Wilson died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Wilson Medical Center. Mr. Evans was born July, 23, 1944, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, son of the late Benjamin and Helen

Ernest Brantley

May 18, 2018

Ernest Brantley July 9, 1936 – May 18, 2018 Ernest Brantley, 81, of Elm City passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wi

Susan Simmons Koster

May 16, 2018

Susan Simmons Koster August 12, 1948 – May 16, 2018 Susan Simmons Koster, 69, of Wilson, NC passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018. A native of Southampton County Virginia, Susan lived her adult life in Wilson. Susan is survived by her loving

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William "Bill" Herbert Weir

May 16, 2018

William Herbert Weir October 22, 1926 – May 16, 2018 William “Bill” Herbert Weir, 91, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Lucille Creech Holland

May 18, 2018

Lucille Creech Holland June 3, 1926 – May 18, 2018 Lucille Creech Holland, 91, a resident of WilMed Nursing Center, and formerly of Lucama passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home,

Michelle Renee Glover Radford

May 16, 2018

Michelle Renee Glover Radford December 19, 1968 – May 16, 2018 Michelle Renee Glover Radford, 49, of Rocky Mount passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Forest Hills Cemetery, Nashville. Rev. David T

Joshua Adam LIttle

May 14, 2018

Joshua Adam Little July 28, 1992 – May 14, 2018 Joshua Adam Little, 25, of Sims passed away Monday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home with visitation immediately following and other times at

Dorothy Mae Tant

May 14, 2018

Dorothy Mae Tant April 3, 1944 – May 14, 2018 Dorothy Mae Tant, 74, of Elm City, NC, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Wilson Medical Center. She was born April 3, 1944 in Wilson County, NC a daughter of the late William “Billy” Edward and Alic

Barbara Puerner Warner

May 6, 2018

Barbara Puerner Warner October 17, 1934 – May 6, 2018 Barbara Puerner Warner, 83, of Wilson passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Wilson Medical Center. Barbara will be remembered fondly for her infectious laugh and loving nature. She dedicated he

Freddie Ray Holland

May 13, 2018

Freddie Ray Holland July 14, 1943 – May 13, 2018 Freddie Ray Holland, 75, of Lucama, NC died at his residence on May, 13, 2018. He was born in Wilson, County, NC July 14, 1943, son of the late Matthew Lee Holland and Francis Barnes Holland.

Ruth Daniel Granger Riley

May 5, 2018

Ruth Daniel Granger Riley February 12, 1920 – May 5, 2018 Ruth D. Granger Riley, 98 a native Wilsonian, went to be with the Lord Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018 at First Christian Church, 207 Ta

Bruce Lee Tant

May 9, 2018

Bruce Lee Tant October 23, 1947 – May 9, 2018 Bruce Lee Tant, 70, of Kenly passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. His nephew, Pastor Michael Renfrow will officiate.

Derrell Eugene Kicklighter, Jr.

May 10, 2018

Derrell Eugene Kicklighter, Jr. March 8, 1968 – May 10, 2018 Derrell Eugene “Gene” Kicklighter, Jr., 50, of Kenly passed away Thursday from a sudden illness. His funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral

Angela Mosley

May 6, 2018

Angela Mosley December 22, 1966 – May 6, 2018 Angela Mosley, 51, of Bailey passed away Sunday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sims Baptist Church, 6753 Flat Rock Road, Sims. The family will receive friends prior

Glynda Carol Pittman

May 3, 2018

Glynda Carol Smith Pittman March 14, 1947 – May 3, 2018 Glynda Carol Smith Pittman, 71, of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Daniels Chapel FWB Church, 4828 Frank Price Church Road, Wilson

William Douglas Gardner

May 3, 2018

William Douglas Gardner November 20, 1938 – May 3, 2018 William Douglas “Doug” Gardner, 79, of Wilson passed away peacefully at his home with his loving wife by his side on Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted on Monday at Noon a

Eleanor Taylor Windham

May 6, 2018

Eleanor Taylor Windham November 30, 1915 – May 6, 2018 Eleanor Taylor Windham, 102, of Wilson passed away peacefully at her home. A private family service will be conducted at First Presbyterian Church. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia, Pen

Janice Baker Robbins

May 1, 2018

Janice Baker Robbins April 27, 1946 – May 1, 2018 Janice Baker Robbins, 72, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemeter

Hortense Owens Ford

May 3, 2018

Hortense Owens Ford August 31, 1924 – May 3, 2018 Hortense Owens Ford, 93, of Rocky Mount passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at

Paul Alton Lucas

May 3, 2018

Paul Alton Lucas March 26, 1922 – May 3, 2018 Paul Alton Lucas, 96 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate. He was a

Dewey Ray Pittman

April 28, 2018

Dewey Ray Pittman July 23, 1947 – April 28, 2018 Dewey Ray Pittman, 70, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, with the family receiving friends following the service at Joyner’s Funeral Ho

Nancy Elizabeth Webb

April 30, 2018

Nancy Elizabeth Webb December 28, 1947 – April 30, 2018 Nancy Elizabeth Webb,70, of Raleigh, NC, died Monday, April 30, 2018, in Raleigh, NC. She was born December 28, 1947 in Wilson County, NC, daughter of the late Luther and Thelma Gardner We

Robert Wayne Lamm

April 28, 2018

Robert Wayne Lamm November 29, 1964 – April 28, 2018 Robert Wayne Lamm, 53, of Stantonsburg passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The family will receive friends Monday

Johnny Rogers Stancil

April 25, 2018

Johnny Rogers Stancil March 10, 1947 – April 25, 2018 Johnny Rogers Stancil, 71, of Wilson died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Wake Medical Center after a long battle with cancer. He was a lifelong resident of Johnston County, where he was born a

Lee Roy McGuire

April 22, 2018

Lee Roy McGuire June 12, 1917 – April 22, 2018 Lee Roy McGuire, 100, of Wilson passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Boulevard, Wi