Obituaries

Poppy Louise Wells Nichols

April 12, 2018

Poppy Louise Wells Nichols September 5, 1931 – April 12, 2018 Poppy Louise Wells Nichols, 86, of Sims passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sims Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6249 Main Street, Sims.

Janice Lewis

April 9, 2018

Janice Lewis August 18, 1945 – April 9, 2018 Janice Lewis, 72, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilso

Allen Ray Mattox

April 4, 2018

Allen Ray Mattox February 8, 1945 – April 7, 2018 Allen Ray Mattox, 73, of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will r

Lynn Michele Hilliard Taylor

April 3, 2018

Lynn Michele Hilliard Taylor July 7, 1967 – April 3, 2018 Lynn Michele Hilliard Taylor, 50, of Edgecombe passed away Tuesday. The family will have a visitation Tuesday evening from 7 – 9 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Par

Ida Mae Shelton Pate

April 4, 2018

Ida Mae Shelton Pate April 22, 1922 – April 4, 2018 Ida Mae Shelton Pate, 95, of Stantonsburg passed away Wednesday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family wi

Eunice Davis Murphy

March 31, 2018

Eunice Davis Murphy May 1, 1931 – March 31, 2018 Eunice Davis Murphy, 86, of Princeton passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Par

Audrey "Pete" Boswell Lucas

April 2, 2018

Audrey Boswell Lucas August 5, 1928 – April 2, 2018 Audrey “Pete” Boswell Lucas, 89, of Mann’s Harbor passed away Monday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, 2800 Nash Street, Wilson. Pa

Anne S. Tant

April 4, 2018

Anne S. Tant January 1, 1927 – April 4, 2018 Anne S. Tant, 91, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. The family will hold a private service at a later date. Anne is survived by her daughter, Barbara T. Cobb of Wilson; her son, Jimmy Tant and wif

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Ralph A. Ellis

March 27, 2018

Ralph A. Ellis July 3, 1933 – March 27, 2018 Ralph A. Ellis, 84 of Wilson died Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11a.m. Saturday, March 31st, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Dr. Tom Watki

Dixie Altizer Thurman

March 28, 2018

Dixie Altizer Thurman July 7, 1940 – March 28, 2018 Dixie Altizer Thurman, 77, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson. The Rev. Dr. Tom

Jean Howard Farmer

March 27, 2018

Jean Howard Farmer September 30, 1929 – March 26, 2018 Jean Howard Farmer, 88, of Bailey passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at White Oak Hill FWB Church, Bailey. A graveside service will be held at

Will "Jack" Taylor Raper

March 22, 2018

Will Taylor Raper February 8, 1926 – March 22, 2018 Will “Jack” Taylor Raper, 92, of Lucama passed away Thursday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in the Rap

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Rev. Gordon R. Sebastian

March 22, 2018

Gordon R. Sebastian March 22, 1932 – March 22, 2018 Rev. Gordon R. Sebastian, 86 of Wilson passed away Thursday. His funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Peace Church, 2838 Tilghman Road, Wilson. A graveside service with Mil

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John Harold Forehand

March 22, 2018

John Harold Forehand February 17, 1923 – March 22, 2018 John Harold Forehand, 95 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A Military graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2018 in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Robert B

C. Buren Williford

March 18, 2018

C. Buren Williford September 18, 1934 – March 18, 2018 C. Buren Williford, 83, of Wilson passed away Sunday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church, 207 Tarboro N, Wilson. Interment will follow in

Joyce Rose Barfield

March 18, 2018

Joyce Rose Barfield May 25, 1937 – March 18, 2018 Joyce Rose Barfield, 80, of Bailey passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. T

Robert Lucien Desrosiers

March 21, 2018

Robert Lucien Desrosiers June 30, 1942 – March 21, 2018 Robert Lucien Desrosiers, 75, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Arrangements are by Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Condolences may be directed to Joyner

Graham Jerome Flowers

March 15, 2018

Graham Jerome Flowers November 17, 1939 – March 15, 2018 Graham Jerome Flowers, 78, of Idaho, formerly of Yorktown Virginia, passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Ray We

Maude Tyson Pope

March 14, 2018

Maude Tyson Pope November 14, 1924 – March 14, 2018 Maude Tyson Pope, 93, of Sims passed away Wednesday. Her funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Farmington Heights Church, 910 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A graveside service wil

Marie H. Stokes

March 13, 2018

Marie H. Stokes March 17, 1928 – March 13, 2018 Marie H. Stokes, 89, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Par

Joyce Bryant Godwin

March 14, 2018

Joyce Bryant Godwin March 25, 1948 – March 14, 2018 Joyce Bryant Godwin, 69, of Middlesex passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Tow

Carl Graham Barnes

March 15, 2018

Carl Graham Barnes October 19, 1923 – March 15, 2018 Carl Graham Barnes, 94, of Wilson passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Graveside ser

Russell Wayne Hodges

March 14, 2018

Russell Wayne Hodges August 1, 1951 – March 14, 2018 Russell “R.W.” Wayne Hodges, 66 of Elm City passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in E

Kathrine “Kathy” Taylor Bullin

March 14, 2018

Kathrine “Kathy” Taylor Bullin Kathrine “Kathy” Taylor Bullin, of Wilson passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018. A graveside service will be held for the family. Rev. Steve Clayton will officiate. She was the daughter, of the late Bonn

Texie Skinner Glover

March 9, 2018

Texie Skinner Glover April 19, 1935 – March 9, 2018 Texie Skinner Glover, 82, of Bailey passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memori