Obituaries

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.

Veteran

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

October 15, 2016

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

Veteran

William E Flowers

October 11, 2016

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

Richard H Lamm

October 9, 2016

Richard Harlowe Lamm February 20, 1961 – October 9, 2016 Richard Harlowe Lamm, 55, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 7 p.m. at Oasis of Love Tabernacle , 6525 Schooners Road, Bailey, North Caroli

Jeanne C James

October 9, 2016

Jeanne Caroline James January 16, 1985 – October 9, 2016 Jeanne Caroline James, 31, of Wilson passed away Sunday 9, 2016. Her memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson,

Faye C Vick

October 8, 2016

Faye Carroll Vick March 11, 1947 -October 8, 2016 Faye Carroll Vick, 69, of Belhaven passed away Saturday. Graveside services will be held at Rock Springs Baptist Church on a future date. Faye is survived by her brothers, Billy Carroll and wi

Kathleen C Fields

October 1, 2016

Kathleen Cornett Fields December 6, 1920-October 1, 2016 Kathleen Fields, 95, of Wilson passed away peacefully at home Saturday, October 1, 2016. A Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 1407 Forest Hills

Rev. Matthew J Horne

October 2, 2016

Rev. Matthew J. Horne October 18, 1970 - October 2, 2016 Matthew Horne, 45, went to his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 2, 2016. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends. A celebration

Brenda C Sherrod

September 29, 2016

Brenda Childress Sherrod March 28, 1966-September 29, 2016 Brenda Childress Sherrod, 50, of Bailey passed away Thursday. Brenda is survived by her husband, Jeffrey Sherrod of Bailey; her son, Joshua and wife, Amanda Sherrod of Wilson; her si

Brian Keith Gill

September 30, 2016

Brian Keith Gill May 1, 1957-September 30, 2016 Brian Keith Gill, 59 of Bunn passed away Friday. His graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Keith Griffin will officiate. The family will rece

Esther Pearl Williams

October 1, 2016

Esther Pearl Williams June 24, 1944 – October 1, 2016 Esther Pearl Williams, 72, of Bailey passed away Saturday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. T

Russell "Rusty" Philip Brice

September 30, 2016

Russell “Rusty” Philip Brice February 27, 1952 – September 30, 2016 On September 30, 2016, Russell “Rusty” Philip Brice, 64, of Wilson, North Carolina, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. Rusty was born February 27, 19

Richard Elvin Kremins

October 2, 2016

Richard Elvin Kremins October 26, 1932-October 2, 2016 Richard Elvin Kremins, 83, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Richard is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dolores Haeder Kremins of the home; his daughter, Katherine M. Kremins of Randolph