Obituaries

Ada Ruth Batten Hawley

January 5, 2015

Ada Ruth Batten Hawley July 9, 1927 – January 5, 2015 Ada Ruth Batten Hawley, 87, of Goldsboro, passed away Monday. A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Buckhorn UMC Cemete

Shelia Renee Jackson

January 4, 2015

Shelia Renee Jackson June 13, 1970 – January 4, 2015 Shelia Renee Jackson, 44, of Lucama, passed away Sunday. A funeral service will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. T

Helen Hawley Baker Ousnamer

January 6, 2015

Helen Hawley Baker Ousnamer July 27, 1947 – January 6, 2015 Helen Hawley Baker Ousnamer, 67, of Wilson, passed away Tuesday. A funeral service will be conducted 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted

Barbara Ann Page Perry

January 3, 2015

Barbara Ann Page Perry January 7, 1945 – January 3, 2015 Barbara “Pookie” Ann Page Perry, 69, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  Her funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Bailey Tow

Robert Forbes Whitley

December 29, 2014

Robert Forbes Whitley August 23, 1956 – December 29, 2014 Robert Forbes Whitley, 58, of Wilson passed away Monday peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and kids.  His memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Hom

Roy Stanley Pearson

December 28, 2014

Roy Stanley Pearson April 26, 1942 – December 28, 2014 Roy “Stanley” Pearson, 72, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  His memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The fami

Dorothea Alice Ager Vick

December 27, 2014

Dorothea Alice Ager Vick April 20, 1920 – December 27, 2014 Dorothea Alice Ager Vick, 94, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  Her memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The Rev. Walt Tyndall will officiate

Elizabeth Ann Fender Grady

December 28, 2014

Elizabeth Ann Fender Grady February 28, 1948 – December 28, 2014 Elizabeth Ann Fender Grady, 66, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her memorial service will be conducted 4 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The Rev. Dwight Davis will of

James Norwood Sutton

December 29, 2014

James Norwood Sutton October 8, 1936 – December 29, 2014 James Norwood “Stubby” Sutton, 78, of Wilson passed away Monday.  His funeral will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, 4747 Lake Wilson Road, Elm City.  A

Agnes Grace Branham

December 22, 2014

Agnes Grace Branham September 17, 1932 – December 22, 2014 Agnes Grace Branham, 82, of Zebulon passed away Monday.  Her graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in Hayes Cemetery, Claude Lewis Road, Middlesex.   The Rev. Bud Wagnon

Janice Williford Gilleland

December 23, 2014

Janice Williford Gilleland April 13, 1948 – December 23, 2014 Janice Williford Gilleland, 66, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  Her funeral will be conducted 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday

Betty Jo Younginer Phelps

December 20, 2014

Betty Jo Younginer Phelps April 25, 1934 – December 20, 2014 Betty Jo Younginer was born on April 25, 1934 in Columbia, South Carolina. She grew up in Rocky Mount, where she met and married Albert Ray Phelps. Over the next sixty years, they had f

Clinton Joyner

December 19, 2014

Clinton Joyner October 31, 1933 – December 19, 2014 Clinton Joyner, 81, of Wilson passed away Friday.  His funeral service will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The Rev. Sidney Webb

Jennie Ellis Williford

December 15, 2014

Jennie Ellis Williford February 5, 1929 – December 15, 2014 Jennie Ellis Williford, 85, of Greensboro, formerly of Wilson went home to be home with her Lord on December 15, 2014, after a lengthy illness.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2

JoAnne Mercer Gallimore

December 13, 2014

JoAnne Mercer Gallimore February 5, 1956 – December 13, 2014 JoAnne Mercer Gallimore, 58, of Lexington, NC passed away Saturday.  A Celebration Service of her life will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Bailey Baptist Church, Bailey, NC.  Inte

Annie Laurie Cowan Cockrell

November 24, 2014

Annie Laurie Cowan Cockrell December 21, 1925 –November 24, 2014   Annie Laurie Cowan Cockrell of Wilson passed away peacefully at her home on November 24th. She was born December 21, 1925, in Powellsville, North Carolina (Bertie County),

Elizabeth Proctor Moore

December 14, 2014

Elizabeth Proctor Moore November 27, 1925 – December 14, 2014 Elizabeth Proctor Moore, 89, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem

Annie Belle Bailey Amerson

December 17, 2014

Annie Belle Bailey Amerson May 9, 1930 – December 17, 2014 Annie Belle Bailey Amerson, 84, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.   A private service will be held for the family.   Annie was a former cafeteria manager at Fike High School a

Joann Marie Miller

December 10, 2014

Joann Marie Miller April 7, 1939 – December 10, 2014 Joann Marie Miller, 75, of Linden, TN, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday in the Silas Lucas Cemetery, Lucama. The Rev. Dr. De Eakes will officiate. Th

Gladys Lucas Shadding

December 13, 2014

Gladys Lucas Shadding July 20, 1931 – December 13, 2014 Gladys Everette Lucas Shadding, 83, of Lucama passed away Saturday.  Her funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be conducted 11 a

Bobby Ray Ford, Jr.

December 11, 2014

Bobby Ray Ford, Jr. September 27, 1954 – December 11, 2014   Bobby Ray Ford, Jr., 60, of Kinston passed away Thursday.  His funeral service will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery

Mary Elizabeth Etheridge Hooks

December 12, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Etheridge Hooks July 2, 1926 – December 12, 2014 Mary Elizabeth Etheridge Hooks, 88, of Wilson passed away Friday.  Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Evergre

John Thomas Rowe

December 4, 2014

John Thomas Rowe June 30, 1941 – December 4, 2014 “Mr. Jack” passed on December 4, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.  He was a gallant fighter who passed at home surrounded by loving family.  His memorial service will be held 6 p.m. S

Herbert Henry Harriss, III

December 9, 2014

Herbert Henry Harriss, III February 23, 1937 – December 9, 2014 Herbert Henry Harriss, III, 77, of Angier, passed away Tuesday.  A memorial service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Angier United Methodist Church, 278 S. Wilma St., Angier, N

Toni Darden Flowers

December 9, 2014

Toni Darden Flowers August 29, 1936 – December 9, 2014 Toni Darden Flowers, 78, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  Her memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The Rev. Ray Well