Obituaries

Maggie Strickland Smith

January 2, 2019

Maggie Strickland Smith January 13, 1929 – January 2, 2019 Maggie Strickland Smith, 89, of Raleigh passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 9:30 – 10

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Ronald Thomas Stone

January 1, 2019

Ronald Thomas Stone March 21, 1932 – January 1, 2019 Ronald Thomas Stone, 86, of Middlesex passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in FW Stone Mem

Estrella Esperitu Dominguez

December 20, 2018

Estrella Esperitu Dominguez 28 de noviembre de 2007 – 20 de diciembre de 2018 Estrella esperitu Dominguez, de 11 años, de Bailey falleció el jueves 20 de diciembre de 2018. La familia recibirá amigos el viernes por la noche, 4 de enero, 201

Peggy Davis Mooring

December 29, 2018

Peggy Davis Mooring February 14, 1936 – December 29, 2018 Peggy Davis Mooring, 82, of Middlesex passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Ever

Wayne Godwin

January 2, 2019

Wayne Godwin November 16, 1946 – January 2, 2019 Wayne Godwin, 72 of Wilson passed away Wednesday in the home surrounded by his wife and loved ones. A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Wayne is survived by his lo

Margarita S. Piper

December 20, 2018

Margarita S. Piper December 20, 1926 – December 20, 2018 Margarita “Maggi” Sherertz Piper, 92, of Wilson, NC passed away Thursday, December 20 at Wilson Pines. She was born December 20, 1926 in Petersburg, VA to the late Guy Lucas Sherertz

Edith Susan Smith Little

December 19, 2018

Edith Susan Smith Little June 26, 1925 – December 19, 2018 Edith Susan Little of Wilson, NC, passed away peacefully on December 19, 2018. Susan was born June 26, 1925, the youngest of six, was the daughter of Ralph Kenan Smith and Edith Sus

Charlie Bill Raper

December 23, 2018

Charlie Bill Raper August 23, 1942 – December 23, 2018 Charlie Bill Raper, 76 formerly of Lucama passed away Sunday. His graveside service with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Raper Family Cemetery, St. Mary’s Church Ro

Audrey Flowers Glover

December 22, 2018

Audrey Flowers Glover January 21, 1926 – December 22, 2018 Audrey Flowers Glover, 92, of Sims passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 10 – 11 a.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wi

Maria Alicia Alfaro

December 23, 2018

Maria Alicia Alfaro 5 de octubre de 1954 – 23 de diciembre de 2018 María Alicia Alfaro, 64 de Wilson falleció el domingo. La familia recibirá amigos el miércoles por la mañana de 9:30 a 10:30 a.m. en el funeral Home de Joyner. Su funeral

Ethelene Lucas Barnes

December 21, 2018

Ethelene Lucas Barnes June 9, 1925 – December 21, 2018 Mrs. Ethelene Lucas Barnes, 93, of Wilson, NC passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 at Wilson Pines Rehabilitation in Wilson, NC. She was born June 9, 1925 a daughter of the late Sanford Lu

Irene Murray Skinner

December 18, 2018

Irene Murray Skinner June 23, 1920 – December 18, 2018 Irene Murray Skinner, 98, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be h

Gerald Edward Warren

December 17, 2018

Gerald Edward Warren December 29, 1960 – December 17, 2018 Gerald Edward Warren, 57, of Black Creek passed away Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Black Cree

James LaMastus

December 17, 2018

James LaMastus July 15, 1931 – December 17, 2018 James LaMastus, 87 passed away Monday morning, December 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Banock, Kentucky. James is survived by his wife, Josephine; four daughter

Mamie Ayers Ezzell

December 14, 2018

Mamie Ayers Ezzell October 3, 1918 – December 14, 2018 Mamie Ayers Ezzell, 100, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Donnie Price will officiate. The fami

Marion Virginia Wolfe

December 17, 2018

Marion Virginia Wolfe October 8, 1922 – December 17, 2018 Marion Virginia Wolfe, 96 of Wilson passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Marion is survived by her daughters, Deborah A. Petryk and Katherine Phelps

Charles Bryan Moore

December 7, 2018

Charles Bryan Moore, 67, of Wilson, NC passed peacefully at his home on December 7th, 2018 after a short, hard fought battle with cancer. His family was by his side when he drifted away to be with his Lord. A Celebration of Life will be held on De

James Perry Matthews

December 7, 2018

James Perry Matthews May 21, 1940 – December 7, 2018 James Perry Matthews, 78, of Wilson passed away Friday. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkwood, Wilson.

Dennis Wray Hawley

December 5, 2018

Dennis Wray Hawley September 15, 1946 – December 5, 2018 Hawk flew away from us Wednesday morning. He was the sole child of the late Elwood and Virginia Parris Hawley. He is survived by his uncle, Newman Parris and a host of cousins and friend

Sandra Faye Johnson Bunting

December 5, 2018

Sandra Faye Johnson Bunting May 5, 1946 – December 5, 2018 Sandra Faye Johnson Bunting, 72 of Elm City passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

Deland Eric Ferrell

December 6, 2018

Deland Eric Ferrell October 28, 1937 – December 6, 2018 Deland Eric Ferrell, 81, of Lucama passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson with the fa

Betty Joan Williamson Joyner

December 5, 2018

Betty Joan Williamson Joyner November 7, 1951 – December 5, 2018 Betty Joan Williamson Joyner, 67, of Bailey passed from this earthly life to her heavenly home, surrounded by her loving husband and family at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsbo

Rebecca Anne Kemp

December 1, 2018

Rebecca Anne Kemp November 10, 1982 – December 1, 2018 Rebecca Anne Kemp, 36 of Lucama passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The famil

Delia Ann Creech Ballance

December 3, 2018

Delia Ann Creech Ballance September 4, 1944 – December 3, 2018 Delia “Dee” Ann Creech Ballance, 74 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside serv

Brandon Alan Raper

November 14, 2018

Brandon Alan Raper February 5, 1988 – November 14, 2018 Brandon Alan Raper, 30, of San Francisco formerly of Wilson, passed away while traveling abroad on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Decem