Obituaries

Margaret Dean Davis

February 20, 2018

Margaret Dean Davis November 28, 1972 – February 20, 2018 Margaret “Marlin” Dean Davis, 45, of Lucama passed away Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Farmington Heights Church, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wi

Rudolph Pender

February 21, 2018

Rudolph Pender June 25, 1945 – February 21, 2018 Rudolph Pender, 72, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Saturday in Stantonsburg Cemetery. Rudolph is survived by his sister, Paulette Lefczuk o

JoAnn H. McKeel

February 20, 2018

JoAnn H. McKeel June 6, 1938 – February 20, 2018 JoAnn Hardie McKeel, 79, took her last breath on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, in her Wilson home with her daughter, grandson, and poodle at her side. JoAnn was born on June 6, 1938 to James McC

Paul Nathan Hawkins

February 18, 2018

Paul Nathan Hawkins March 7, 1927 – February 18, 2018 Paul Nathan Hawkins, 90, of Wilson passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 – 9 p.m. Wednesday

Mildred Joyner Such

February 16, 2018

Mildred Joyner Such June 13, 1926 – February 16, 2018 Mildred Joyner Such, 91, of Lucama passed away Friday. Her graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Elder Rodney Norman will officia

Pauline Jones

February 18, 2018

Pauline Jones July 5, 1929 – February 18, 2018 Pauline Edmundson Jones, 88, of Norlina went to be with her Lord Jesus Sunday night. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow

Charles Cobb L.

February 15, 2018

Charles L. Cobb July 18, 1938 – February 15, 2018 Charles “Charlie” L. Cobb, 79, of Wilson passed away Thursday evening. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen

Lynne Barnes Ballard

February 13, 2018

Lynne Barnes Ballard January 14, 1953 – February 13, 2018 Lynne Barnes Ballard, 65, of Elm City passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Barry Drum will offici

Ruby Nell Lucas

February 15, 2018

Ruby Nell Lucas September 29, 1917 – February 15, 2018 Ruby N. Lucas, 100, of Raleigh passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Contentnea Church Cemetery, 5029 W NC Hwy 42, Wilson. Elder Steve Creech

Carol Lynn Barnes-Limberg

February 13, 2018

Carol Lynn Barnes-Limberg May 2, 1967 – February 13, 2018 Carol Lynn Barnes-Limberg, 50, of New Bern passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. in Soloman Lamm Cemetery, St. Mary’s Church Road, Lucama. Carol is

Rebecca Love Mumford Hellard

February 11, 2018

Rebecca Love Mumford Hellard February 28, 1965 – February 11, 2018 Rebecca “Becky” Love Mumford Hellard, 52, of Elm City on Sunday was suddenly privileged to go home. We miss her but we know she is much happier in her heavenly home. He

Mattie Lee Warrick Pittman Jordon

February 12, 2018

Mattie Lee Warrick Pittman Jordon November 5, 1929 – February 12, 2018 Mattie Lee Warrick Pittman Jordon, 88, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev.

Marvin Lee Edmundson, Sr.

February 12, 2018

Marvin Lee Edmundson, Sr. September 30, 1934 – February 12, 2018 Marvin Lee Edmundson, Sr., 83, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday at Highland Independent Church, Wilson. The Rev. Tommy Hag

Dawn Catherine Proctor

February 15, 2018

Dawn Catherine Proctor November 29, 1954 – February 15, 2018 Dawn Catherine Proctor, 63, of Rocky Mount passed away Thursday at home. Dawn’s memorial service will be held at a later date, due to her having immediate family overseas and out o

Javis "Jay" Renfrow

February 10, 2018

Javis Renfrow October 28, 1940 – February 10, 2018 Javis “Jay” Renfrow, 77, of Wilson, formerly of Kenly passed away Saturday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will fol

Katy Tilley Dean

February 9, 2018

Katy Tilley Dean February 17, 1984 – February 9, 2018 Surrounded by her loving family, Katy Tilley Dean, 33, died peacefully on Friday afternoon, February 9, 2018, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, following a prolonged illness. Born

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Marie Barnes

February 10, 2018

Jacquelyn Marie Barnes July 21, 1942 – February 10, 2018 Jacquelyn “Jackie” Marie Barnes, 75, of Wilson passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Farmington Heights Church, Wilson. A graveside service wi

Jessie Lee Liles

February 7, 2018

Jessie Lee Liles October 26, 1961 – February 7, 2018 Jessie Lee Liles, 56, of Bunn passed away Wednesday. His funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The family will receive friends Saturday from 12

Dorothy Elizabeth Ricks Draper

February 8, 2018

Dorothy Elizabeth Ricks Draper December 24, 1929 – February 8, 2018 Dorothy Elizabeth Ricks Draper, 88, of Elm City passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gethsemane Independent Baptist Church, 3539

Linda Lynch Hill

February 5, 2018

Linda Lynch Hill March 7, 1943 – February 5, 2018 Linda Lynch Hill, 74, of Wilson passed away Monday. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 - 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Linda is su

Marvin Sullivan

February 7, 2018

Marvin Sullivan March 8, 1937 – February 7, 2018 Marvin Sullivan, 80, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Sat

Richard Alan Currie

February 9, 2018

Richard Alan Currie September 11, 1944 – February 9, 2018 Richard Alan Currie, 73 of Elm City passed away Friday. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Richard is survived by his loving wife, of twenty-two years, Frances

Jerry Theolphius Barnes

February 9, 2018

Jerry Theolphius Barnes February 2, 1947 – February 9, 2018 Jerry “Dick” Barnes, 71, of Morehead City, passed away Friday. A celebration of his life will be held on a date to be determined. Dick is survived by his wife, Jamie of the hom

Willie "Dan" Daniel Ellis

February 4, 2018

Willie Daniel Ellis July 29, 1945 – February 4, 2018 Willie Daniel “Dan” Ellis, 73, of Kinston passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. T

Dylan Duane Stallings

January 31, 2018

Dylan Duane Stallings September 22, 1993 – January 31, 2018 Dylan Duane Stallings, 24, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be he