Obituaries

Johnny Ray Jobe

April 21, 2017

  Johnny Ray Jobe February 23, 1961 – April 21, 2017 Johnny Ray Jobe, 56, of Wilson passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bailey Baptist Church, 6646 Deans Street, Bailey.  The Rev. Jim Hales, Rev. E

Michael Todd Varnell

April 16, 2017

Michael Todd Varnell February 24, 1964 – April 16, 2017 Michael Todd Varnell, 53, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  The family will receive friends at the

Robert Bruce Riley, Sr.

April 13, 2017

Robert Bruce “Bob” Riley, Sr. September 19, 1938 – April 13, 2017 Robert Bruce “Bob” Riley, Sr. of Rocky Mount went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 13, 2017 after months of declining health. He was a faithful husband, a wonderful f

Alan Wayne Kersey

April 12, 2017

Alan Wayne Kersey February 15, 1944 – April 12, 2017 Alan Wayne Kersey, 73, of Wilson went to be with his Heavenly Lord and Savior on Wednesday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment

David Wrenn Roberson

April 9, 2017

David Wrenn Roberson July 13, 1965 – April 9, 2017 David Wrenn Roberson, 51, passed away Sunday from cancer in Vidant Hospice at Greenville Medical Center on April 9, 2017. The son of Frances Wrenn Roberson and the late Wallace Reid Roberson, h

Ervin Ray Durham

April 11, 2017

Ervin Ray Durham July 8, 1934 – April 11, 2017 Ervin Ray Durham, 82, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A graveside service with military honors will be hel

Inez Jenkins Anderson

April 9, 2017

Inez Jenkins Anderson July 29, 1934 – April 9, 2017 Inez Jenkins Anderson, 82, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. Stewart Milton will officiate The

Annette Ferrell Franks

April 6, 2017

Annette Ferrell Franks September 4, 1964 – April 6, 2017 Annette Ferrell Franks, 52, of Black Creek passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday at Black Creek United Methodist Church. Interment will follow i

Kristine D Willis

April 8, 2017

Kristine Dow Willis January 4, 1950 – April 8, 2017 Kristine Dow Willis, 67, of Stantonsburg passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Home of John and Cindy in Stantonsburg. Kristine is survived by her

Julianne Anderson Rice

April 6, 2017

Julianne Anderson Rice September 4, 1941 – April 6, 2017 Julianne Anderson Rice, 75, of Kenly passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A private burial will be held for

Henry E Glover

April 5, 2017

Henry Earl Glover July 29, 1943 – April 5, 2017 Henry Earl Glover, 73, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A private service will be conducted. Earl is survived by his daughter, Kristy Glover; son, Michael Glover; his grandson, Brandon, and hi

Hazel Askey

April 4, 2017

Hazel Askey November 16, 1940 – April 4, 2017 Hazel Askey, 76, of Nashville passed away Tuesday. Arrangements are by Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www

Mary Anne Neitzelt

March 31, 2017

Mary Anne Neitzelt January 22, 1945 – March 31, 2017 Mary Ann Neitzelt, 72, of Wilson passed away Friday. A celebration of her life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Saint Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nash Street Northeast, Wilson.  Rev

Patricia Ann Cook

March 24, 2017

Patricia Ann Frazier Cook January 12, 1943 – March 24, 2017 Patricia “Ann” Frazier Cook, 74, of Wilson passed away Friday. A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Daniels Chapel Free Will Baptist Church

Barbara Ann Taylor

March 25, 2017

Barbara Ann Taylor September 2, 1943 – March 25, 2017 Barbara Ann Taylor, 73, of Black Creek passed away Saturday. A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watson Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 8712 Watson Grove C

Jeffery Scott Murray

March 27, 2017

Jeffery Scott Murray November 15, 1966 - March 27, 2017 Jeffery Scott “Jeff” Murray, 50, of Wilson passed away Monday at his home surrounded by family and friends. His funeral will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home,

John Allen Corbett, Jr.

March 28, 2017

John Allen Corbett, Jr. March 20, 1959 – March 28, 2017   John Allen “Johnny” Corbett Jr, 58, of Sims, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 28th, 2017. The younger of two children, he was born March 20, 1959, in Wilson, the so

Betty Cherry Cowan

March 29, 2017

Betty Cherry Cowan December 30, 1944 – March 29, 2017 Betty Cherry Cowan, 72, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A celebration of Betty’s life will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at West Nash United Methodist Church, Wilson.  The Rev. Stua

Brandon Scott Bissette

March 24, 2017

Brandon Scott Bissette January 02, 1992 – March 24, 2017 Brandon Scott Bissette, 25, of Wilson, passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, March 31st at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Ba

Edna Taylor Rose

March 27, 2017

Edna Taylor Rose January 29, 1928 – March 27, 2017 Edna Taylor Rose, 89, passed away Monday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Bob Bergland, the Rev. Charles Robl and the Rev. Dan Jones

Calvin Kearney Thorne

March 25, 2017

Calvin Kearney Thorne November 19, 1953 – March 25, 2017 Calvin Kearney Thorne, 63, of Bailey passed away Saturday. His funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  A Graveside serv

Daphne Lamm Page

March 25, 2017

Daphne Lamm Page May 22, 1922 – March 25, 2017 Daphne Lamm Page, 94, of Wilson, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 25, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Her earthly journey began on May 22, 1922, the first daughter of the late,

Charlie Earl Batts

March 24, 2017

Charlie Earl Batts June 14, 1941 – March 24, 2017   Charlie Earl Batts, 75, of Wilson passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Union Chapel FWB Church, 10748 Bissette Road, Middlesex. Interment wil

Bert Francis Dooley, Jr.

March 19, 2017

Bert Francis Dooley, Jr. September 1, 1981 – March 19, 2017   Bert Francis Dooley, Jr., 35, of Wilson, formerly of Virginia passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson

Lorene Hawley Ferrell

March 23, 2017

Lorene Hawley Ferrell May 31, 1928 – March 23, 2017 Lorene Hawley Ferrell, 88, of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, March 25 at 2 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  The Rev. Brian Tippett will off