Obituaries

Jerome Carlton Kelly

Jerome Carlton Kelly August 10, 1936 – July 8, 2016 Jerome Carlton Kelly, 79, of Clinton passed away Friday. His graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Maplewood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jerome’s memo

Hattie Mae Nethercutt Everton

July 7, 2016

Hattie Mae Nethercutt Everton March 14, 1926 – July 7, 2016 Hattie Mae Nethercutt Everton, 90, of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Daniels Chapel Original FWB Church, 4828 Frank Price Church Roa

Maxwell F. Meier

Maxwell F. Meier September 30, 1929 – July 6, 2016 Maxwell Frederick Meier, 86, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His services will be held at a later date. Maxwell is survived by his wife, Marie Meier of the home; his daughters, Patricia Go

Margaret Thigpen

July 4, 2016

Margaret Thigpen October 6, 1922 – July 4, 2016 Margaret Owens Thigpen, of Wilson passed away Monday, she was 93. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 6 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson from 6:00-7:30 p.m. A

Reverend John Thomas Sessoms

June 30, 2016

Reverend John Thomas Sessoms February 12, 1925 – June 30, 2016 Reverend John Thomas Sessoms, 91, of Elm City passed away Thursday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Westview Baptist Church, 3408 Sunset Avenue, Ro

Captain Howard Clovis Boykin

June 26, 2016

Captain Howard Clovis Boykin May 21, 1953 – June 26, 2016 Captain Howard Clovis Boykin, 63, of Stantonsburg passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Me

Horace Lee Evans

June 23, 2016

Horace Lee Evans December 28, 1939 – June 23, 2016 Horace “Lee” Evans, 76, of Wilson passed away Wednesday at home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Ellen Evans; his wife and the love of his life, Faye Evans, and brothe

Laurie Merrix Foster

June 18, 2016

Laurie Merrix Foster April 6, 1955 - June 18, 2016 Laurie Foster, 61, passed away Saturday, June 18th, 2016. Her Memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25th at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. The family w

Mabel Roberson McIntyre

June 22, 2016

Mabel Roberson McIntyre July 31, 1921 – June 22, 2016 Mabel Roberson McIntyre, 94, of Stanhope, a beloved teacher of thousands and a pillar of her family and community, died at her home Tuesday, June 22, 2016. Mabel Buell Roberson was born

Betty Lou Davis Atkinson

June 20, 2016

Betty Lou Davis Atkinson June 22, 1938 – June 20, 2016 Betty Lou Davis Atkinson, 77, of Lucama passed away Monday. Her funeral will be held at 3 p.m. at Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church. A private burial will be conducted. The Rev. Dr. D

Danny Lee Braswell

June 21, 2016

Danny Lee Braswell August 31, 1957 – June 21, 2016 Danny Lee Braswell, 58, of Bailey passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. His graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Fri

Howard Junior Hinnant

June 15, 2016

Howard Junior Hinnant August 30, 1945- June 15, 2016 Howard Junior Hinnant, 70, of Lucama passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Debra Kerney will officiate. The f

Rose Pimpinella Gleaton

June 21, 2016

Rose Pimpinella Gleaton November 5, 1929 – June 21, 2016 Rose Pimpinella Gleaton, 85, passed away Tuesday. A private service will be conducted at a later date. Rose was married to her recently deceased husband of sixty-four years, Clarence

Danny B Williams

June 15, 2016

Danny Williams April 2, 1944 – June 15, 2016 Danny Braxton Williams Sr., 72, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Kenly Cemetery. The Rev.

Dorothy D Lucas

June 15, 2016

Dorothy Dail Lucas May 28, 1941 – June 15, 2016 Dorothy Dail Lucas, 75, of Lucama passed away Wednesday. Her memorial service will be conducted Friday at 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel Taylor will officiate. The famil

Deborah A Wilson

June 14, 2016

Deborah Ann Wilson April 25, 1952 – June 14, 2016 Deborah Ann Wilson, 64, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her graveside service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Tony Hawley will officiate. The famil

Charles Matthew McKeel

June 12, 2016

Charles Matthew McKeel September 27, 1922 – June 12, 2016 Charles Matthew “Mack” McKeel, 93, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Everg

Barbara Williams Batts

June 9, 2016

Barbara Williams Batts May 4, 1933 – June 9, 2016 Barbara Williams Batts, 83, of Elm City, passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial

Walter Jackson Wooten

June 8, 2016

Walter Jackson Wooten May 28, 1935 – June 8, 2016 Walter Jackson Wooten, 81, of Macclesfield passed away Wednesday. A memorial visitation to celebrate Walter’s life will be held Monday, June 13, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Fun

Margie Lancaster Williams

June 8, 2016

Margie Lancaster Williams April 1, 1927 – June 8, 2016 Margie Lancaster Williams, 89, of Wilson, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 8, 2016. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Free Will Baptist

Willard D Tant

June 6, 2016

Willard David Tant December 23, 1945 – June 6, 2016 Willard David Tant, 70, of Middlesex passed away Monday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Stony Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Interment will be 11 a.m. Friday i

Jesse C. Batts

June 5, 2016

Jesse C. Batts October 1, 1937 – June 5, 2016 Jesse C. Batts, 78, of Elm City passed away Sunday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Mapl

Ruth "Jackie" Ruffin Hagwood

June 3, 2016

Ruth Ruffin Hagwood November 8, 1927 – June 3, 2016 Ruth “Jackie” Ruffin Hagwood, 88, of Bailey passed away Friday evening. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

John “JE” Edsel Beard, III

June 6, 2016

John “JE” Edsel Beard, III November 13, 1949 – June 6, 2016 John “JE” Edsel Beard, III, 67, of Bailey, passed away after a yearlong battle with cancer. JE, as he was known to all his friends, died peacefully at home surrounded by family

Jacquelyn Johnson Bissette

June 3, 2016

Jacquelyn Johnson Bissette October 17, 1931 – June 3, 2016 Jacquelyn “Jackie” Johnson Bissette, of Wilson passed away Friday at home on June 3, 2016 at the age of 84. She was born on October 17, 1931, the seventh of eight children. Jacque