Obituaries

Myrtle Moore Joyner

March 4, 2017

Myrtle Moore Joyner July 27, 1930 – March 4, 2017 Myrtle Joyner, 86, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Missionary Baptist Church, 2833 Tilghman Road, Wilson.  Interment will follow in

Jennifer Gray Brantley

March 3, 2017

Jennifer Gray Brantley January 12, 1954 - March 2, 2017 Jennifer Gray Brantley, 63, of Bailey passed away Friday. Her funeral service will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at New Sandy Hill Church, Bailey. Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery. Th

William Russell Langston

February 28, 2017

William Russell Langston August 21, 1947 – February 28, 2017 William “Poochie” Langston, 69, of Kenly passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Eve

James David Burnette

March 1, 2017

James David Burnette June 3, 1924 – March 1, 2017 James David “J.D.” Burnette, 92 of Middlesex passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Middlesex Church of God, 5407 S NC 231, Middlesex.  Interm

Landen Morris Bass

March 1, 2017

Landen Morris Bass May 31, 2005 – March 1, 2017 Landen Morris Bass, 11, of Rock Ridge passed away Wednesday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Marsh Swamp FWB Chur

Billie Anne Whitley Hall

February 28, 2017

Billie Anne Whitley Hall January 28, 1936 – February 28, 2017 Billie Anne Whitley Hall, 81, of Sims passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  The Rev. Paul Dunham will officiate.

John Michael Joyner

February 27, 2017

  John Michael Joyner June 19, 1957 – February 27, 2017 John Michael “Mike” Joyner, 59, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Graveside service will be hel

William Lawrence Ellis

February 27, 2017

William Lawrence Ellis April 25, 1933 – February 27, 2017 William Lawrence “Bill” Ellis, 83, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 1407 Forest Hills Road, Wilson. 

Lillian Rignoli

February 24, 2017

Lillian Rignoli November 3, 1926 – February 24, 2017 Lillian Rignoli, 90, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Pa

Michael Eddie Burke

February 19, 2017

Michael Eddie Burke May 15, 1949 – February 19, 2017 Michael Eddie Burke, 67, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  The Rev. K. Darrell Bowles will

Joe Thomas Lamm

February 17, 2017

Joe Thomas Lamm November 7, 1931 – February 17, 2017 Joe Thomas “J.T.” Lamm, 85, of Wilson passed away Friday.  The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Margie H. Sullivan

February 17, 2017

Margie H. Sullivan   Margie H. Sullivan, of Wilson passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill. She left this earth looking forward to seeing her Lord and Savior. A celebration of her life will be held Monday, F

Barbara Carlisle Edwards

February 17, 2017

Barbara Carlisle Edwards August 30, 1946 – February 17, 2017   Barbara Carlisle Edwards, 70, of Lucama passed away Friday. Her funeral will be held at    4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  The Rev. Benny Poythress

Raymond David Turner

February 12, 2017

Raymond David Turner January 17, 1964 – February 12, 2017 Raymond David Turner, 53, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Edgecombe Memor

Jean Miller Thompson

February 14, 2017

Jean Miller Thompson March 11, 1936 – February 14, 2017  Dorothy “Jean” Miller Thompson, 80, of Wilson passed away Tuesday, February 14, surrounded by her loving family. Her memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 17,

Roy Lee Thigpen

February 13, 2017

Roy Lee Thigpen March 26, 1939 – February 13, 2017   Roy Lee Thigpen, 77, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memoria

Daisy Carol Ruffin Parnell

February 11, 2017

Daisy Carol Ruffin Parnell June 17, 1924 – February 11, 2017 Daisy Carol Ruffin Parnell, 92, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Map

Willie Melvin Costin

February 10, 2017

Willie Melvin Costin January 5, 1937 – February 10, 2017 Willie Melvin Costin, 80, of Bailey passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey.  The Rev. Gerald Wiggs will officiate.

Maybrey Joan Shifflett

February 13, 2017

Maybrey Joan Shifflett March 12, 1935 – February 13, 2017   Maybrey Joan Shifflett, 81, the widow of Lewis B. Shifflett of Wilson, formerly of Alexandria and Fredericksburg, Virginia passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held

Rylan James Buchanan

February 8, 2017

Rylan James Buchanan September 10, 2016 – February 8, 2017 Rylan James Buchanan, of Wilson, passed away Wednesday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven, 1717

Jimmy D. Jones, Sr.

February 9, 2017

Jimmy D. Jones, Sr. July 21, 1932 – February 9, 2017 Jimmy D. Jones, Sr., 84, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Thursday. His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 9289 S NC Hwy 581, Bailey.  Interment will

Alvin Patrick Phillips

February 9, 2017

Alvin Patrick Phillips February 17, 1972 – February 09, 2017 Alvin Patrick Phillips, 44, of Wilson passed away Thursday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Inurnment will be held at 11 a.m. We

Wade A. Liggins

February 8, 2017

Wade A. Liggins July 20, 1941 – February 8, 2017   Wade A. Liggins, 75, of Macclesfield, passed away Wednesday.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A grav

Amanda Lynn Sutton

February 7, 2017

Amanda Lynn Sutton November 9, 1982 – February 7, 2017 Amanda Lynn Sutton, 34, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Boykin F

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Olna D Winstead

February 5, 2017

Olna Dempsey Winstead, Jr, October 1, 1921 – February 05, 2017 O.D. Winstead, Jr., 95, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Dr. Dou