Obituaries

Alice Wiggins Mercer

November 20, 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 21, 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 18, 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 15, 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 13, 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 14, 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 16, 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 10, 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 4, 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 10, 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 6, 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 6, 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...

William Monsor Roccos

October 27, 2016

William Monsor Roccos June 20, 1937 – October 27, 2017 Beloved son and brother, devoted and loving husband, adored father, loyal friend, dedicated teacher, avid sports fan, and passionate lover of Christ; this is the legacy that will remain of ...

Betty Lee Owens Pridgen

November 1, 2016

Betty Lee Owens Pridgen November 18, 1933 – November 1, 2016 Betty Lee Owens Pridgen, 82, of Sims passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memor...

Melba Jean Reason Cooke

October 31, 2016

Melba Jean Reason Cooke May 7, 1923 – October 31, 2016 Melba Jean Reason Cooke, 93, of Lucama passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at...

Sheila Frances Turner Flowers

October 30, 2016

Sheila Frances Turner Flowers March 12, 1945 – October 30, 2016 Sheila Frances Turner Flowers, 71, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Ma...

Margaret N Davis

Margaret Nichols Davis January 12, 1929- October 28, 2016   Margaret Davis, 87, of Sims passed away Friday, October 28, 2016. Her funeral service will be conducted 6 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner`s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. A gr...

Bobby Ray Page

October 26, 2016

Bobby Ray Page August 14, 1943 – October 26, 2016 Bobby Ray Page, 73, of Zebulon passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson....

Dr. James Evans Corthay, D.D.S. M.S.

October 15, 2016


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James Evans Corthay, D.D.S. M.S. August 25, 1922 – October 15, 2016 Dr. James Corthay, Naval Aviator and Periodontist, age 94, passed away October 15, 2016.  He was born Virgil James Evans, the only son of Virgil Evans and Esther Iver...

George Turner, Jr.

October 21, 2016

George Turner, Jr. April 24, 1925 – October 21, 2016 George” Punk” Turner, 91, of Stantonsburg, went to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior Friday October 21, 2016 while surrounded by his family. A celebration service of his life will be con...

John Edward Raynor

October 19, 2016

John Edward Raynor November 13, 1952 – October 19, 2016 John Edward Raynor, 63, of Wilson, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016. John was born in Oxford on November 13, 1952. He was the son of the late William and Catherine Raynor. In addi...

Carl E. "Boo" Whitfield, III

October 14, 2016

Carl E. “ Boo” Whitfield III September 15, 1963 - October 14, 2016 Carl E. “ Boo” Whitfield III, 53, of Spring Hope died Friday. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Batchelor Family Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Daughtridge will o...

Richard C James

October 6, 2016

Richard Caldwell James September 3, 1930-October 6, 2016 Richard Caldwell James, 86,of Rocky Mount passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. A celebration of his life will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. at Aenon Baptist Church, 7503 Town Creek...

William E Flowers

October 11, 2016


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William Elbert Flowers January 25, 1921-October 11. 2016 William “Bill” Elbert Flowers, 95, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 100 Green St. NE, Wils...

Stephen Daniel Edmundson

October 11, 2016

Stephen Daniel Edmundson December 27, 1945-October 11, 2016 Stephen Daniel Edmundson, 70, of Walstonburg passed away Tuesday. Stephen is survived by his brother, Sidney A. Edmundson of Chesapeake, Virginia; Sisters, Bertha E. Proctor ...