Obituaries

Ashley Burbank McAden

February 6, 2017

Ashley Burbank McAden June 19, 1988 – February 6, 2017  Ashley Burbank McAden, age 28 of Wilson, left this physical earth too soon on February 6, 2017. Ashley's energy was infectious and those who loved her will forever remember her and h

Ronnie Earl Webb, Jr.

January 28, 2017

Ronnie Earl Webb, Jr. October 30, 1979 – January 28, 2017 Ronnie Earl Webb, Jr., 37, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, with the family receiving friends from 11 – 12:45 p.m. prior to the servi

Erin Ann Tamez

January 28, 2017

Erin Ann Tamez June 20, 1976 – January 28, 2017 Erin Ann Jordan Tamez, 40, of Kenly passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, with the family receiving friends from 5 – 6:45 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home

Bettie Mae Hinton Fulghum

January 31, 2017

Bettie Mae Hinton Fulghum October 26, 1916 – January 31, 2017 Bettie Mae Hinton Fulghum, 100, of Kenly passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at Marsh Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church, 6664 Rock Ridge Sch

Barbara Ann Johnson Boykin

January 27, 2017

Barbara Ann Johnson Boykin November 4, 1935 – January 27, 2017 Barbara Ann Johnson Boykin, 81, of the Buckhorn Community passed away Friday. A memorial celebration of Barbara’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall, wit

Vicki Diane Lamm

January 24, 2017

Vicki Diane Lamm June 22, 1954 – January 24, 2017 Vicki Diane Lamm, 62, of Lumberton, formerly of Bailey, passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at the Middlesex Church of God, Middlesex.  A graveside service wil

Billy Ray Poythress

January 24, 2017

Billy Ray Poythress July 14, 1934 – January 24, 2017 Billy Ray Poythress, 82, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  A

Helen Shealy Caton

January 19, 2017

Helen Shealy Caton December 16, 1938 – January 19, 2017 Helen Shealy Caton, 78, of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 612 Vance Street NW, Wilson, with the family recei

Ronald Krueger

January 22, 2017

Ronald Krueger January 10, 1937 – January 22, 2017 Ronald Krueger, 80, of Sims passed away Sunday.  A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Nobel’s Chapel Baptist Church, 733 old Raleigh Road, Sims with th

Tony Earl Hawley

January 16, 2017

Tony Earl Hawley March 25, 1944 – January 16, 2017   Tony Earl Hawley, 72, of Kenly passed away Monday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Springhill Presby

Ethel Smiley

January 17, 2017

Ethel Smiley August 5, 1926 – January 17, 2017   Ethel Smiley, 90, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Frida

Virginia Barnes Campbell

January 15, 2017

Virginia Barnes Campbell January 20, 1923 – January 15, 2017   Virginia Barnes Campbell died peacefully Sunday morning at Autumn Care of Nash at the age of 93, and was one of eight children born to Oscar and Dollie Barnes of Wilson.

Amanda Paige Barber Farmer

January 15, 2017

Amanda Paige Barber Farmer August 17, 1960 – January 15, 2017   Amanda Paige Barber Farmer, 56, passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at Wilson Medical Center.   Amanda is survived by a brother, Joseph “Joey” Barber and

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John Hyman Amerson

January 11, 2017

John Hyman Amerson September 26, 1939 – January 11, 2017 John Hyman Amerson, 77, of Hookerton passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Black Creek Town Cemetery, Black Creek.  Ted Sauls will officia

Patricia Gail Hawley

January 8, 2017

Patricia Gail Hawley July 4, 1958 – January 8, 2017 Patricia Gail Hawley, 58, of Kenly passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A graveside serv

Eleanor Simpson Watson

January 9, 2017

Eleanor Simpson Watson July 15, 1925 – January 9, 2017 Eleanor Simpson Watson, 91, of Lucama passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Watson Family Ce

Doug Meacomes

January 10, 2017

Doug Meacomes October 16, 1974 – January 10, 2017 Doug Meacomes, 42, of Lucama passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Waddell Family Cemetery, Lucama. The Rev.

Fred Crespo

January 6, 2017

Fred Crespo, 55, of Wilson, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017. He was born in Manhattan, New York on January 11, 1961. Fred embodied the spirit of the city of his birth, for no place is quite like New York City, and no person was quite like Fred

Paul N. Blake, Jr.

January 7, 2017

Paul N. Blake, Jr. July 5, 1936 – January 7, 2017 Paul N. Blake, Jr., of Wilson was born July 5, 1936 and passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 following a courageous battle with cancer. A life-long resident of Wilson, he was a wise yet mode

Renato Arizpe

January 7, 2017

Renato Arizpe September 29, 1932 – January 7, 2017 Renato Arizpe, 84 was born on September 29, 1932. He departed his earthly life on January 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening a

Ruth Ann Zeiger Rhodes

January 4, 2017

Ruth Ann Zeiger Rhodes December 12, 1937 – January 4, 2017 Ruth Ann Zeiger Rhodes, 79, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A

Hilda "Tootsie" Vaughn Williams

January 1, 2017

Hilda Vaughn Williams September 16, 1945 – January 1, 2017 Hilda Vaughn “Tootsie” Williams, 71, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will

Lauren Shouldis Griego

December 25, 2016

Lauren Shouldis Griego August 29, 1955 – December 25, 2016 Lauren Shouldis Griego, 61, of Cary passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted at a later date in New Jersey. Lauren is survived by her daughters, Jillian Thompson and husb

Shelia Jones Sharpe

January 3, 2017

Shelia Jones Sharpe April 10, 1951 – January 3, 2017 Shelia Jones Sharpe, 65, of Wilson passed peacefully Tuesday at UNC Women’s Hospital. Her memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Shelia is survived by her loving husband of

Charles William Dixon

December 8, 2016

Charles William Dixon April 2, 1928 – December 8, 2016 Charles William “Billy” Dixon, 88, of Elm City passed away Thursday. A private service will be held for the family at a later date. Billy is survived by his loving wife, Juanita Gra