Obituaries

Jose Salinas Frausto

August 14, 2015

Jose Salinas Frausto March 19, 1940 – August 14, 2015 Jose Salinas Frausto, 75, of Spring Hope passed away Friday. The family will receive friends 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Jose is su

Cassandra Hope Potts Patton

August 11, 2015

Cassandra Hope Potts Patton October 16, 1954 – August 11, 2015 Cassandra Hope Potts Patton, 60, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A celebration of her life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at West Nash United Methodist Church, 2200 West Nash Street,

Ruby Jean Lamm Temple

August 11, 2015

Ruby Jean Lamm Temple May 10, 1941 – August 11, 2015 Ruby “Jean” Lamm Temple, 74, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Friday in Black Creek Town Cemetery, Black Creek. The Rev. Tim Hopkins will

Ashley Marie Wassilchalk

August 9, 2015

Ashley Marie Wassilchalk February 9, 1989 – August 9, 2015 Ashley Marie Wassilchalk, 25, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. The Rev. Tim McFatter will officiate.

Doris J. Best

August 7, 2015

Doris J. Best Doris J. Best of Wilson, a devoted wife, mother, and educator departed August 7, 2015. She was born to the late Eddie Lee and Annie Wynn Joyner of Wilson. Doris was an educator in Cumberland, Nash and Wilson counties. Doris

John Clayton Tomlinson

August 10, 2015

John Clayton Tomlinson April 29, 1939 – August 10, 2015 John Clayton Tomlinson, 76, of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment

Sheila Beth Owens

August 9, 2015

Sheila Beth Owens February 17, 1964 – August 9, 2015 Sheila Beth Owens, 51, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of God of Lucama, 7256 Hwy 301 South, Lucama. Interment will follow in Map

Richard Allan McKellar

August 3, 2015

Richard Allan McKellar May 7, 1935 – August 3, 2015 Richard Allan McKellar, 80, of Wilson passed away Monday after a few months of declining health. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, August 6, 2015 in Oak Lawn Cemetery, 7

Stephen Craig Stancil

August 5, 2015

Stephen Craig Stancil January 11, 1957 – August 5, 2015 Stephen “Steve” Craig Stancil, 58, of Kenly passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Jerry Barbee will o

Garland “Buster” Stanford Sowards

August 1, 2015

Garland “Buster” Stanford Sowards December 1, 1924 – August 1, 2015 Garland “Buster” Stanford Sowards, of Wilson, known to friends and family as “Buster”, passed away on Saturday. His funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, Augu

Teena Taylor Lamm

August 4, 2015

Teena Taylor Lamm June 19, 1962 – August 4, 2015 Teena Taylor Lamm, 53, of Wilson went to be with her Lord Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Satur

Philip John Bateman

August 4, 2015

Philip John Bateman June 27, 1967 – August 4, 2015 Philip John Bateman, 48, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Friday in Evergreen M

Donald "Papa" Duane Baker

July 31, 2015

Donald Duane Baker January 6, 1946 – July 31, 2015 Donald “Papa” Duane Baker, 69, of Wilson passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial

Owen Webster Franks

July 31, 2015

Owen Webster Franks Sept. 26, 1946 – July 31, 2015 Owen Webster Franks, “Kilroy”, 68, of Wilson passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted 6 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held 1

Frank "Mitch" Mitchell Joyner

July 30, 2015

Frank Mitchell Joyner November 29, 1940 – July 30, 2015 Frank “Mitch” Mitchell Joyner, 74, of Wilson passed away Thursday. His memorial service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Major Jim McGee and the Rev. Dr

Rayford "Bull" Cecil Tomlinson

July 31, 2015

Rayford Cecil Tomlinson January 5, 1971 – July 31, 2015 Ray “Bull” Tomlinson, 44, of Kenly, passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at the Kenly Pentecostal Holiness Church, 300 S. College Avenue, Kenly. T

Stephen Noble Mitchell

July 28, 2015

Stephen Noble Mitchell June 11, 1940 – July 28, 2015 Stephen “Steve” Noble Mitchell, 75, of Middlesex passed from this life to his eternal reward on Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted 7:30 Friday evening at the Middlesex Church

Joyce Ann Harrell Lamm

July 27, 2015

Joyce Ann Harrell Lamm September 3, 1931 – July 27, 2015 Joyce Ann Harrell Lamm, 83, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in M

Jack W. Bissette

July 27, 2015

Jack W. Bissette October 1, 1940 – July 27, 2015 Jack Willie Bissette, 74, of Bloomery Road went to be with his Lord Monday. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday in the family cemetery, 840 Bloomery Road, Wilson. The Rev. Jason S

Julia Mae Gay Burress

July 26, 2015

Julia Mae Gay Burress December 7, 1939 – July 26, 2015 Julia Mae Gay Burress, 75, of Middlesex passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville after various complicated medical procedures. Her graveside service

Juanita Eskridge Turner

July 24, 2015

Juanita Eskridge Turner December 2, 1918 – July 24, 2015er Juanita Eskridge Turner, 96, of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemet

Carley King Tedder Pipkin

July 25, 2015

Carley King Tedder Pipkin September 21, 1940 – July 25, 2015 Carley “Dinah” Tedder Pipkin, 74, of Lucama passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 4 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the

Claude Wayne Bass

July 26, 2015

Claude Wayne Bass February 3, 1941 – July 26, 2015 Claude Wayne Bass, 74, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His memorial service will be conducted 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Derrill Edwards will officiate. The family will rece

Marvin Wyrick

July 26, 2015

Marvin Wyrick October 26, 1943 – July 26, 2015 Marvin Wyrick, 71, of Stantonsburg, North Carolina went home be with his Lord and Savior Sunday. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date to celebrate his life. The date and time will

Clyde Stewart Joyner

July 23, 2015

Clyde Stewart Joyner December 26, 1954 – July 23, 2015 Clyde Stewart Joyner, 60, of Wilson, went to be with the Lord on Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted 6 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Entombment will be held 11 a.m.