Obituaries

MayBelle Grice Atkinson

July 4, 2018

MayBelle Grice Atkinson February 8, 1921 – July 4, 2018 Maybelle Grice Atkinson, 97, of Four Oaks Senior Living, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery, Flower Hill Road, Middlesex.

Dorothy Carter Hayes

July 6, 2018

Dorothy Carter Hayes June 18, 1929 – July 6, 2018 Dorothy “Dot” Carter Hayes, 89, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at Evansdale United Methodist Church, 4334 Evansdale Road, Wilson. Interment wi

W. Jeffery McDaniel

June 30, 2018

W. Jeffery McDaniel June 20, 1933 – June 30, 2018 W. Jeffery McDaniel, 85, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson. The Rev. Tom Watkins will off

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Walter Franklin Inscoe, Jr.

July 4, 2018

Walter Franklin Inscoe, Jr. June 9, 1927 – July 4, 2018 Walter Franklin “Doug” Inscoe, Jr., 91, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Grace Baptist Church. A reception will follow the

John Franklin Aycock

July 6, 2018

John Franklin Aycock September 22, 1937 – July 6, 2018 John Franklin Aycock, 80, of Wilson passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. on Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. J

Thomas "Ted" Elmer Deans, Jr.

July 6, 2018

Thomas Elmer Deans, Jr. December 26, 1949 – July 6, 2018 Thomas Elmer “Ted” Deans, Jr., 68, of Bailey passed away Friday. His funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Nobles Chapel Baptist Church, 7330 Old Raleigh Road, Sims. Interme

Russell Clare Anderson, Jr.

July 1, 2018

Russell Clar Anderson, Jr. August 25, 1959 – July 1, 2018 Russell Clare Anderson, Jr., 58, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Sharon Denise Batts

June 27, 2018

Sharon Denise Worley Batts September 3, 1973 – June 27, 2018 Sharon Denise Worley Batts, 44, of Lucama passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Her memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ra

Anthony Scott Hayes

July 3, 2018

Anthony Scott Hayes 4/13/65 – 7/3/18 Anthony “Scott” Hayes, 53, of Wilson, passed away in his home on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, after a 4-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Victorious in

Dorothy Lamm Brantley

July 3, 2018

Dorothy Lamm Brantley February 20, 1932 – July 3, 2018 Mrs. Dorothy Lamm Brantley, 86, of Lucama passed away Tuesday, peacefully with her family by her side. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wi

Helen Marie Brantley Mumford

June 28, 2018

Helen Marie Brantley Mumford December 4, 1934 – June 26, 2018 Helen Marie Brantley Mumford, 83, of Middlesex passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. with her funeral following at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 5th at Joyner’s

Margie Morgan Mercer

July 2, 2018

Margie Morgan Mercer January 6, 1934 – July 2, 2018 Margie Morgan Mercer, 84, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral will be conducted 7 p.m. Thursday at Farmington Heights, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A graveside service will be hel

Stephen Keen

June 30, 2018

Stephen Keen November 9, 1940 – June 30, 2018 Stephen “Tom” Keen, 77 of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at West Wilson Church of God, 3322 NC 42, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Evergreen

Kenneth Rudolph Batts

June 30, 2018

Kenneth Rudolph Batts September 4, 1931 – June 30, 2018 Kenneth Rudolph “Bob” Batts, 86, of Elm City passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The family will re

Lila Gray Taylor

June 30, 2018

Lila Gray Alford Taylor February 4, 1940 – June 30, 2018 Lila Gray Alford Taylor, 78, of Bailey passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Graveside service will be

Rosa Torres Moreno

July 1, 2018

Rosa Torres Moreno August 30, 1972 – July 1, 2018 Rosa Torres Moreno, 45, of Sims passed away Sunday. The family will receive Monday, July 2, 2018 from noon to 4 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Condolence

Benjamen Michael Smith

June 7, 2018

Benjamen Michael Smith September 18, 1954 – June 7, 2018 Benjamen Michael Smith, 63, of Fountain passed away on June 7, 2018. His memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Pastor Rex Edwards and Hos

Jessie Glenn Garris

June 24, 2018

Jessie Glenn Garris August 28, 1941 – June 24, 2018 Jessie Glenn Garris, 76, of Stantonsburg passed away Sunday. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stantonsburg Town Cemetery, Stantonsburg. The family will receive frie

Ronald Hardy Skinner

June 25, 2018

Ronald Hardy Skinner January 4, 1945 – June 25, 2018 Ronald Hardy “Ronnie” Skinner, 73, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Ever

Wilbur Franklin Wilson, Jr.

June 24, 2018

Wilbur Franklin Wilson, Jr. April 1, 1960 – June 24, 2018 Wilbur Franklin Wilson, Jr., 58, of Wilson passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at 6432 Slabtown Road, Wilson. Wilbur loved to go fishing wit

Ethel Mae Brinkley Brewer

June 20, 2018

Ethel Mae Brinkley Brewer October 21, 1920 – June 20, 2018 Ethel Mae Brinkley Brewer, 97, of Wilson passed away Wednesday peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018 at J

Deborah Lane Batchelor

June 17, 2018

Deborah Lane Batchelor August 2, 1952 – June 17, 2018 Deborah Lane “Dumpy” Batchelor, 65, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Elizabeth Barnes

June 22, 2018

Elizabeth Barnes November 14, 1948 – June 22, 2018 Elizabeth Barnes, 69, of Bailey passed away Friday. A Remembrance Service will be held at a later date. Elizabeth is survived by her husband, Gerald Barnes of the home; daughter, Roxie Floar

Annie Rose Lamm

June 16, 2018

Annie Rose Lamm October 22, 1929 – June 16, 2018 Annie Rose Lamm, 88, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood C

James "skip" Frederick Horton, Jr.

June 15, 2018

James Frederick Horton, Jr. March 22, 1933 – June 15, 2018 James Frederick “Skip” Horton, Jr. passed away Friday, June 15, 2018. Skip was born in Kinston, Lenoir County on March 22, 1933. A celebration of Skip’s life will be held at 11