Obituaries

Oleta Odum Wood

December 26, 2016

Oleta Odum Wood December 16, 1923 – December 26, 2016 Oleta Odum Wood, 93, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 in Edenton. Oleta is survived by her son, Terry Wood and daughter-in-law, Betty of Kingston, Tennessee; her daughter, Kathryn A...

Charles Junior Mitchell

December 25, 2016

Charles Junior Mitchell October 17, 1956 - December 25, 2016 Charles Junior Mitchell, 60, of Wilson passed Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016 in Rest Haven, Wilson. The family will receive friends...

Edward Chadwick McClees, Jr.

December 7, 2016


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Edward Chadwick McClees, Jr. January 23, 1928 - December 7, 2016 Chapel Hill-Edward Chadwick McClees, Jr., 88, died peacefully at home on December 7, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28 at Cedar G...

Joseph "JD" or "Bubby" Daniel Boykin

December 23, 2016

Joseph Daniel Boykin July 12, 1943 – December 23, 2016 Joseph Daniel “JD” or “Bubby” Boykin, 73, of Rocky Mount passed away Friday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A milit...

Margaret Joann Brown

December 23, 2016

Margaret Joann Brown July 1, 1943 – December 23, 2016 Margaret Joann Brown, 73, of Middlesex passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Pleasant...

Joshua Shane Moss

December 23, 2016

Joshua Shane Moss April 11, 1988 – December 23, 2016 Joshua Shane Moss, 28, of Elm City passed away Friday. His funeral services will be conducted 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family w...

Charles Andrew Murphy

December 21, 2016

Charles Andrew Murphy April 4, 1961 – December 21, 2016 Charles Andrew Murphy, 55, of Sims passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial...

James "Jay" Arthur Beaman

December 21, 2016

James Arthur Beaman July 6, 1942 - December 21, 2016 James Arthur Beaman, 74, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family wi...

Rachel Mae Bissette Murray

December 21, 2016

Rachel Mae Bissette Murray April 8, 1921 – December 21, 2016 Rachel Mae Bissette Murray, 95, of Spring Hope, began her heavenly journey on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. Rachel is the daughter of Jodie and Rella Morgan Bissette. Her funeral ser...

Elsie Parker Howard

December 19, 2016

Elsie Parker Howard February 18, 1932 – December 19, 2016 Elsie Parker Howard, 84, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen...

Jimmy Earl Barnes

December 17, 2016

Jimmy Earl Barnes March 14, 1937 – December 17, 2016 Jimmy Earl Barnes, 79, of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Jimmy is survi...

Travis J Cooper

December 9, 2016

Travis Jay Cooper June 11, 1982 – December 9, 2016 Travis Jay Cooper, 34, passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will receive fri...

Lou Deans Gordon

December 14, 2016

Lou Deans Gordon June 6, 1933 – December 14, 2016 Lou Deans Gordon, 83, of Wilson passed away peacefully at home on December 14, 2016, with her family by her side. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016 at...

Virginia O. Proctor

December 10, 2016

Virginia O. Proctor June 5, 1917 – December 10, 2016 On this day, December 10, 2016, the world lost another of its earthly angels. Virginia O. Proctor, of Wilson, passed away peacefully at Spring Arbor Assisted Living surrounded by family. She ...

Jeffrey K Wilson, Jr.

November 24, 2016

Jeffrey Keith Wilson, Jr. November 30, 1987 – November 24, 2016 Jeffrey Keith Wilson, Jr., 28, of Wilson passed away Thursday. Memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 4 p.m. with visitation following at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100...

Linda Winstead Peedin

December 5, 2016

Linda Winstead Peedin May 28, 1941 – December 5, 2016 Linda Winstead Peedin, 75, of Wilson passed away Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a....

Ruth Esther Finch Worrell

December 3, 2016

Ruth Esther Finch Worrell January 25, 1918 – December 3, 2016 Ruth Esther Finch Worrell, 98 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Jonathan Ange will of...

Mary Elizabeth Pulley Hodges

December 2, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Pulley Hodges August 30, 1932 – December 2, 2016 Mary Elizabeth Pulley Hodges, 84, of Wilson, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016 at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. She was a native of Warsaw, Virginia, the daughter of the ...

Robert L. Burnette

December 3, 2016

Robert L. Burnette June 2, 1931 – December 3, 2016 Robert L. “Pumpkin” Burnette, of Sims passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the age of eight-five. A private service will be held at a later date. “Pumpkin is survived by his wife...

Karen Kay McCallister

November 29, 2016

Karen Kay McCallister August 7, 1941 – November 29, 2016 Karen Kay McCallister, 75, of Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Karen was born August 7, 1941, the daughter of George Henry Fulkes and Mary Jane Skee...

Harold Eugene Williams Sr.

November 30, 2016


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Harold Eugene Williams Sr. November 27, 1935 – November 30, 2016 Harold Eugene Williams, Sr., 81, of Wilson, peacefully went home to meet the Lord on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. His funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joy...

Gregory Hunter Stokes

November 25, 2016

Gregory Hunter Stokes June 15, 1987 – November 25, 2016 Gregory Hunter Stokes, 29, of Rocky Mount passed away Friday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewoo...

Carrie Peacock

November 28, 2016

Carrie Peacock March 20, 1940 – November 28, 2016 Carrie Mercer Peacock, 76, of Wilson passed away Monday, November 28, 2016. She was born to the parents, Ressie Lamm and Robie Mercer on March 20, 1940. Carrie was known for her cooking skil...

Marguerite B. Davis

November 28, 2016

Marguerite B. Davis August 27, 1924 – November 28, 2016 Marguerite B. Davis, 92, of Saratoga passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen...

William Moore "Billy" Whitley, Jr.

November 17, 2016

William Moore Whitley, Jr. April 5, 1959 – November 17, 2016 William Moore “Billy” Whitley, Jr., 57, of Fremont passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Good New...