Obituaries

Minnie Louise Parker

June 21, 2014

Minnie Louise Parker November 9, 1941 – June 21, 2014 Minnie Louise Parker, 72, of Rocky Mount passed away Saturday.  A Funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Christian Fellowship Church, 7814 S. NC Hwy 58, Elm City.  A graveside s

Margery Bell Newsome Harris

June 21, 2014

Margery Bell Newsome Harris August 20, 1925 – June 21, 2014 Margery Bell Newsome Harris, 88 of Wilson passed over into her Heavenly estate, June 21, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.  A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Map

Robert Eugene Haynes

Robert Eugene Haynes August 18, 1971 – June 5, 2014 Robert Eugene Haynes, 42, of Selma passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100

Robert Eugene Haynes

June 5, 2014

Robert Eugene Haynes August 18, 1971 – June 5, 2014 Robert Eugene Haynes, 42, of Selma passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC. A memorial service will be conducted 4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Joyner’s Funeral Ho

Raymond Edward Denton, Jr,

June 19, 2014

Raymond Edward Denton, Jr. February 24, 1952 – June 19, 2014 Raymond Edward Denton, Jr., 62, of Wilson passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memoria

Wesley Edward Winstead

June 10, 2014

Wesley Edward Winstead May 30, 1936 – June 10, 2014 Wesley Edward Winstead, 78, of Bailey passed away Tuesday.  A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at New Sandy Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 8021 New Sandy Hill Church Road, B

William Kury, Jr.

June 7, 2014

  William Kury, Jr. May 16, 1938 – June 7, 2014 William Kury, Jr., 76, of Wilson went to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 7, 2014. The family will receive friends 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100

Christine Whitley Carraway

June 7, 2014

Christine Whitley Carraway August 16, 1921 – June 7, 2014 Christine Whitley Carraway, 92, of Middlesex passed away Saturday.  Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Wednesday at Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church, 14518 Taylors Mill Road, Middle

Asa "Sonny" Edward Bishop III

June 7, 2014

Asa Edward Bishop III October 29, 1948 – June 7, 2014 Asa “Sonny” Edward Bishop III, 65, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  The Rev. Johnny Sullivan wil

David "Dave" Richard Hanchett

June 6, 2014

David Richard Hanchett July 8, 1970 – June 6, 2014 David Richard Hanchett, 43, of Wilson passed away Friday.  The memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church.  The Rev. Bob Bergland will officiate. The

Dorothy Boyette Minchew

June 8, 2014

Dorothy Boyette Minchew July 2, 1913 – June 8, 2014   Dorothy Boyette Minchew, 100, of Charlotte, formerly of Wilson, passed away Sunday.  A graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m. Monday in Maplewood Cemetery.  The Rev. Dr. Doug Mur

Fred Hilton Barnes

June 5, 2014

Fred Hilton Barnes August 6, 1927 – June 5, 2014   Fred Hilton Barnes, 86, of Wilson passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Avante in Wilson.  The funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Joyner’s Funeral H

Vera Scanlan Cockrell

June 2, 2014

Vera Scanlan Cockrell July 29, 1918 - June 2, 2014 Vera Scanlan Cockrell, 95, formerly of Wilson, passed away Monday in Danville, Va. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nash Street West, Wi

Charles Wilber Curlings, Sr.

May 9, 2014

Charles Wilber Curlings, Sr. September 12, 1937 – May 29, 2014 Charles Wilber Curlings, Sr., 76, of Wilson passed away Thursday.  A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The Rev. Ray Wells wil

Evelyn Lee Proctor

June 3, 2014

Evelyn Lee Proctor August 29, 1929 – June 3, 2014 Evelyn Lee “Granny” Proctor, 84, of Elm City passed away Tuesday.  The funeral will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Satur

Willie Bruce Barnes

Willie Bruce Barnes October 7, 1921 – June 3, 2014 Willie Bruce Barnes, 92, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Frid

Willie Bruce Barnes

June 3, 2014

Willie Bruce Barnes October 7, 1921 – June 3, 2014 Willie Bruce Barnes, 92, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Frid

Lynn Windham

June 2, 2014

Lynn Windham June 23, 1939 – June 1, 2014 Lynn Windham, 74, of Wilson passed away Sunday.  A funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday in Elmwood Cemetery

Thomas Edward Haskins

May 31, 2014

Thomas Edward Haskins May 20, 1951 – May 31, 2014 Thomas “Ed” Edward Haskins, of Bailey passed away Saturday.  A celebration of life will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Family Ministry Center at the Bailey United Methodist Church, 1243

Harold Elsworth Maxton

May 31, 2014

  Harold Elsworth Maxton February 1, 1924 – May 31, 2014 Harold Elsworth Maxton, 90, of Wilson, passed away Saturday.  A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Memorial Park.  The Rev. Darrel Davis will officiat

Robert Joe Stallings

May 29, 2014

Robert Joe Stallings February 16, 1969 – May 29, 2014 Robert Joe Stallings, 45, of Wilson passed away Thursday.     The family will receive friends 7 – 9 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Robert

John E. "Jack" Jones

May 24, 2014

John Ellsworth “Jack” Jones November 3, 1934 – May 24, 2014 John Ellsworth “Jack” Jones, 79, of Wilson, passed away peacefully in the arms of his wife of 20 years, Tassie C. Jones, on Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00

Virgil Ray Viverette

May 24, 2014

Virgil Ray Viverette March 2, 1961 – May 24, 2014 Virgil Ray Viverette, 53, of Elm City, died Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will receive fr

Mary Lee Rowe Norris

May 21, 2014

Mary Lee Rowe Norris January 17, 1923 – May 21, 2014 Mary Lee Rowe Norris, 91, a resident of WilMed Nursing Care Center, formerly of 1726 Meadowbrook Lane, Wilson passed away Wednesday.  A graveside service will be conducted 3 p.m. Saturday in E

Betty Jean Williams

May 17, 2014

Betty Jean Williams September 26, 1929 – May 17, 2014 Betty Jean Williams, 84, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  The Rev. Rusty Russell will officiate. The family