Obituaries

Dorothy Elizabeth Ricks Draper

February 8, 2018

Dorothy Elizabeth Ricks Draper December 24, 1929 – February 8, 2018 Dorothy Elizabeth Ricks Draper, 88, of Elm City passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gethsemane Independent Baptist Church, 3539

Linda Lynch Hill

February 5, 2018

Linda Lynch Hill March 7, 1943 – February 5, 2018 Linda Lynch Hill, 74, of Wilson passed away Monday. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 - 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Linda is su

Marvin Sullivan

February 7, 2018

Marvin Sullivan March 8, 1937 – February 7, 2018 Marvin Sullivan, 80, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Sat

Richard Alan Currie

February 9, 2018

Richard Alan Currie September 11, 1944 – February 9, 2018 Richard Alan Currie, 73 of Elm City passed away Friday. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Richard is survived by his loving wife, of twenty-two years, Frances

Jerry Theolphius Barnes

February 9, 2018

Jerry Theolphius Barnes February 2, 1947 – February 9, 2018 Jerry “Dick” Barnes, 71, of Morehead City, passed away Friday. A celebration of his life will be held on a date to be determined. Dick is survived by his wife, Jamie of the hom

Willie "Dan" Daniel Ellis

February 4, 2018

Willie Daniel Ellis July 29, 1945 – February 4, 2018 Willie Daniel “Dan” Ellis, 73, of Kinston passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. T

Dylan Duane Stallings

January 31, 2018

Dylan Duane Stallings September 22, 1993 – January 31, 2018 Dylan Duane Stallings, 24, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be he

Gail Wheeler Davis

January 30, 2018

Gail Wheeler Davis December 3, 1956 – January 30, 2018 Gail Wheeler Davis, 61, of Wilson passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Winstead United Methodist Church, 1407 S Tarboro Stree

Jean Smith Rosser

January 26, 2018

Jean Smith Rosser October 28, 1941 – January 26, 2018 Jean Smith Rosser, 76, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Smith Family Cemetery, 6300 Alton Road, Lucama. The family will rec

Virginia Woodruff Bunn

January 25, 2018

Virginia Woodruff Bunn July 23, 1946 – January 25, 2018 Virginia “Priss” Woodruff Bunn, 71 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follo

Deborah Owens Ford

January 28, 2018

Deborah Owens Ford March 22, 1959 – January 28, 2018 Deborah Owens Ford, 58, of Rocky Mount passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.

Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox

January 25, 2018

Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox April 11, 1925 – January 25, 2018 Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox, 92, of Lucama passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in E

Louise Mooring Cunningham

January 22, 2018

Louise Mooring Cunningham July 6, 1924 – January 22, 2018 Louise Mooring Cunningham, 93, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held a

Iris High Bundy

January 25, 2018

Iris High Bundy October 9, 1925 – January 25, 2018 Iris High Bundy, 92, of Wilson passed away peacefully Thursday after a brief illness. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday for family and close friends. She will be interre

Charles Maynard Duke, Sr.

January 17, 2018

Charles Maynard Duke, Sr. July 27, 1931 – January 17, 2018 Charles Maynard Duke, Sr., 86 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will offici

Joseph Edgar Renfrow

January 10, 2018

Joseph Edgar Renfrow November 10, 1929 – January 10, 2018 Joseph Edgar Renfrow, 88, of Kenly passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside s

Ivey Pipkin

January 16, 2018

Ivey Pipkin January 13, 1953 – January 16, 2018 Ivey Pipkin, 65, of Stantonsburg, passed away Tuesday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will re

Gregory Scott Etheridge

January 17, 2018

Gregory Scott Etheridge February 6, 1963 – January 17, 2018 Gregory Scott Etheridge, 54, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. T

Joyce Bissette Tedder

January 15, 2018

Joyce Bissette Tedder May 10, 1928 -January 15, 2018 On January 15, 2018, Joyce Bissette Tedder, 89 of Bailey, passed away quietly with love, comfort and support from her family. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 19,

Jeffrey Wayne Best

January 12, 2018

Jeffrey Wayne Best November 13, 1961-January 12, 2018 Jeffrey Wayne Best, 56, of Kenly, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2018, surrounded by his family at his home in Kenly, after a ten-year battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, fathe

Jodie Baker

January 10, 2018

Jodie Baker November 28, 1945 – January 10, 2018 Jodie Baker, 72, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from

Hilda Gay Farmer Rogerson

January 11, 2018

Hilda Gay Farmer Rogerson January 4, 1940 – January 11, 2018 Hilda Gay Farmer Rogerson, 78, of Robersonville life ended with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer. Her funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s

Harvey Ronald Evans

January 7, 2018

Harvey Ronald Evans March 19, 1946 – January 7, 2018 Harvey Ronald Evans, 71, of Lucama passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A private gravesid

Gary Lee Marker

January 9, 2018

Gary Lee Marker June 10, 1954 – January 9, 2017 Gary Lee Marker, 63, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His service will be held at a later date. Gary is survived by his wife, Patricia Orr Marker; his daughters, Jessica Marker and Kelly Marker,

James Hicks

December 31, 2017

James Hicks April 30, 1951 – December 31, 2017 James Hicks, 66, of Rockingham, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Ronnie Connor will offi