Obituaries

Mary Frances Poland

September 28, 2016

Mary Frances Poland February 14, 1936 – September 28, 2016 Mary Frances Poland, age 80, of Rocky Mount passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 2nd at Joyner’s Funeral Home. I

Richard Wayne Durham

September 30, 2016

Richard Wayne Durham May 23, 1951-September 30, 2016 Richard Wayne Durham, 65, of Wilson passed away Friday. Richard is survived by his wife, Deborah Bass Durham of the home; sons, Thomas Bradford “Bud” Durham of Winterville, Frankie

Charlie A Joyner

September 28, 2016

Charlie Alvin Joyner November 25, 1940 –September 28, 2016 Charlie Alvin Joyner, 75, of Bailey passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Bailey Town C

Elizabeth Heath Craft

September 29, 2016

Elizabeth “Monk” Heath Craft February 9, 1929 – September 29, 2016 Elizabeth “Monk” Heath Craft, 87 of Stantonsburg passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment w

Hazel Finch Layton

September 24, 2016

Hazel Finch Layton February 18, 1920 – September 24, 2016 Hazel Finch Layton, daughter of the late W. T. Finch and Beulah Lamm Finch was born February 18, 1920 in Wilson. She was a graduate of Rock Ridge High School and had retired from Roses,

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Ernest "Ray" Jones

September 23, 2016

Ernest Ray Jones February 27, 1932 – September 23, 2016 Ernest “Ray” Jones, 84, of Wilson passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon. His funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wil

Roger Dale Harris

September 22, 2016

Roger Dale Harris May 6, 1954 – September 22, 2016 Roger Dale Harris, 62, of Wilson passed away Thursday with his family by his side at Rex Hospital. His memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ra

Arthur Ray Walston

September 19, 2016

Arthur Ray Walston January 22, 1922 – September 19, 2016 Arthur Ray Walston, 94, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Blvd West, Wilson. Interment will fol

Timothy Wayne Whitley

September 19, 2016

Timothy Wayne Whitley January 6, 1952 – September 19, 2016 Timothy “Wayne” Whitley, 64, of Wilson passed away Monday. The family will receive friends 3 – 5 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson and o

Marjorie Smith Moore

September 16, 2016

Marjorie Smith Moore November 30, 1924 – September 16, 2016 Marjorie Smith Moore, 91, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Steve Strickland will officiate.

Vicki J Paul

August 11, 2016

Vicki Jean Paul Vicki Jean Paul passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016. Vicki is survived by her daughter, Deanna Bushong and husband, Greg; sons, Trevar and Brielle Bushong, Matthew Paul and wife, Christina and Lucas Paul, and brothers, David

Melissa Anne Evans Haddock

September 14, 2016

Melissa Anne Evans Haddock June 26, 1956 – September 14, 2016 Melissa Anne Evans Haddock, 60, of Nashville passed away Thursday. She is survived by her sister, Kathie Evans Yelverton and husband, Jim of Fremont; her niece, Alarie Yelverton

Christopher Patrick Joyner

September 11, 2016

Christopher Patrick Joyner July 22, 1985 – September 11, 2016 Christopher “Chris” Patrick Joyner, 31, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Oscar “Scoo

Vance Barnes, Jr.

September 10, 2016

Vance Barnes, Jr. January 27, 1928 – September 10, 2016 Vance Barnes, Jr., 88, of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Billy Ray Lucas will officiate

Clinton Offie Proctor, Sr.

September 7, 2016

Clinton Offie Proctor, Sr. April 3, 1932 – September 7, 2016 Clinton Offie Proctor, Sr., 84, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

Hazel Mobley Holloman

September 7, 2016

Hazel Mobley Holloman November 19, 1932 – September 7, 2016 Hazel Mobley Holloman, 83, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. She was born on November 19, 1932 in Bear Grass, of Martin County, to the late Leonard Mobley and Fonnie Mae Harrison. She

Ethel Taylor Morgan

September 4, 2016

Ethel Taylor Morgan April 14, 1925 – September 4, 2016 Ethel Taylor Morgan, 91, of Bailey passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at 11

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William Vernon Hudson

September 1, 2016

William Vernon Hudson September 3, 1938 – September 1, 2016 William “Bill” V. Hudson, 77, of Wilson passed away Thursday, September 01, 2016 at his home in Wilson. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 7, 20

Susan Travis Woodring

September 1, 2016

Susan Travis Woodring December 23, 1957 – September 1, 2016 Susan Travis Woodring, 58, of Lucama passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The family will receive friends f

Lois Bailey Wilder

September 3, 2016

Lois Bailey Wilder August 4, 1946 – September 3, 2016 Lois Bailey Wilder, 70, of Bailey passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at White Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Bailey. Interment wil

Peggy Davis Newton

Peggy Davis Newton April 21, 1938 - 2016 Peggy Davis Newton, 78, of Wilson, passed away on September 2, 2016. She was born in Sharpsburg to the late Orville Gorham Davis and Lessie Davis Davis. She was predeceased by her brothers, James Willard

Arma W. Vaughan

August 28, 2016

Arma Winstead Vaughan June 17, 1927 – August 28, 2016 Arma Winstead Vaughan “Mimi”, 89, of Elm City passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016. She was born on June 17, 1927 in Nash County. She was the daughter of the late Ed Winstead and Effie

Henry "Hank" Wade Gardner, Jr.

August 29, 2016

Henry Wade Gardner, Jr. September 29, 1952 – August 29, 2016 Henry “Hank” Wade Gardner, Jr., 63, of Black Mountain passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Tim McFatter

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James R. Viverette

August 27, 2016

James R. Viverette May 16, 1935 – August 27, 2016 James R. “J.R.” Viverette passed away August 27, 2016. His funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will

Robert "Bob" Chester Dickson

August 27, 2016

Robert Chester Dickson May 10, 1947 – August 27, 2016 Robert “Bob” Chester Dickson, 69, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. I