Obituaries

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

Gail Wheeler Davis

January 30, 2018

Gail Wheeler Davis December 3, 1956 – January 30, 2018 Gail Wheeler Davis, 61, of Wilson passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Winstead United Methodist Church, 1407 S Tarboro Stree

Jean Smith Rosser

January 26, 2018

Jean Smith Rosser October 28, 1941 – January 26, 2018 Jean Smith Rosser, 76, of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Smith Family Cemetery, 6300 Alton Road, Lucama. The family will rec

Virginia Woodruff Bunn

January 25, 2018

Virginia Woodruff Bunn July 23, 1946 – January 25, 2018 Virginia “Priss” Woodruff Bunn, 71 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follo

Deborah Owens Ford

January 28, 2018

Deborah Owens Ford March 22, 1959 – January 28, 2018 Deborah Owens Ford, 58, of Rocky Mount passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.

Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox

January 25, 2018

Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox April 11, 1925 – January 25, 2018 Nellie Gray Varnell Mattox, 92, of Lucama passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in E

Louise Mooring Cunningham

January 22, 2018

Louise Mooring Cunningham July 6, 1924 – January 22, 2018 Louise Mooring Cunningham, 93, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held a

Iris High Bundy

January 25, 2018

Iris High Bundy October 9, 1925 – January 25, 2018 Iris High Bundy, 92, of Wilson passed away peacefully Thursday after a brief illness. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday for family and close friends. She will be interre

Charles Maynard Duke, Sr.

January 17, 2018

Charles Maynard Duke, Sr. July 27, 1931 – January 17, 2018 Charles Maynard Duke, Sr., 86 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will offici

Joseph Edgar Renfrow

January 10, 2018

Joseph Edgar Renfrow November 10, 1929 – January 10, 2018 Joseph Edgar Renfrow, 88, of Kenly passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside s

Ivey Pipkin

January 16, 2018

Ivey Pipkin January 13, 1953 – January 16, 2018 Ivey Pipkin, 65, of Stantonsburg, passed away Tuesday. Her memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will re