Obituaries

Pattie Elizabeth Wheeler

December 7, 2021

Pattie Elizabeth Wheeler

June 19, 1928 – December 7, 2021 Pattie Elizabeth Wheeler, 93 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 10, 2021 in Stantonsburg Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday afternoon from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway,...

Shirley Mae Bunn

December 3, 2021

Shirley Bunn

December 5, 1935 – December 3, 2021

Shirley Mae Bunn, 85 of Bailey passed away Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Bailey Methodist Church, 12437 Green Street, Bailey. The family will receive friends from 1 – 1:45 p.m. at Bailey Methodist Church, Bailey.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Robin Davis and husband, Robert; step-son,...

Sarah Kennedy Johnson

December 1, 2021

Sarah Kennedy Johnson

March 10, 1925 - December 1, 2021 Sarah Lavinia Kennedy Johnson, 96 passed away peacefully in her home in Wilson on December 1, 2021. Sarah was the wife of the late D. Calhoun Johnson of Delway, and the daughter of the late Daisy Hunter Kennedy and James Connor Kennedy of Clinton. She attended Bob Jones University and...

David Monroe Alford

November 30, 2021

David Monroe Alford

November 18, 1941 – November 30, 2021 David Monroe Alford, 80 of Wilson passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Jonathan Ange will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh...

Gregory "Greg" Allen Turnage

November 28, 2021

Gregory Allen Turnage

March 8, 1960 – November 28, 2021 Gregory Allen Turnage, 61 of Wilson passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Boulevard, Wilson. Private family interment. Rev. Joe Shakour will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. at...

Kevin Lee Parris

November 27, 2021

Kevin Lee Parris

December 2, 1971 – November 27, 2021 Kevin Lee Parris, 49 of Farmville passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Stantonsburg Town Cemetery, Stantonsburg. Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. Kevin is survived by his daughter, Ella Leigh Parris of Rocky Mount; mother, Mary Ann Barwick Parris of Wilson; father, Edward...

Carl Alvin Nowell

November 24, 2021

Carl Alvin Nowell

March 8, 1929 – November 24, 2021 Carl Alvin Nowell, 92 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Carl is survived by his wife, Frances Nowell; daughters, Maurine Nowell Brown and husband, Greg, and Anna Jane Nowell Murray and husband, Jim; sons, Maurice Nowell and wife, Olga, and Carl Nowell Jr.; grandchildren, Jenna Lynn Murray, Rachel Brown, Ruth Ann...

Edgar Bain Hamm

November 22, 2021

Edgar Bain Hamm

January 3, 1941 – November 22, 2021

Edgar Bain Hamm was born on January 3, 1941 in Wayne County, to his loving parents Jiles Randolph Hamm and Helena Mooring Hamm. He died peacefully on November 22, 2021 with his family surrounding him. With his Eastern NC work ethic, Edgar grew up working on tobacco farms around his hometown...

William "Billy" Lester Price

November 22, 2021

William Lester Price, Jr.

January 1, 1945 – November 22, 2021 William “Billy” Lester Price, Jr., 76 of Wilson passed away Monday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at First United Methodist Church, 100 Green Street NE, Wilson. The family will receive friends immediately following the service with interment to follow in Evergreen Memorial...

Austin Perry

November 21, 2021

Robert Austin Wayne Perry

September 19, 1995 – November 21, 2021 Robert Austin Wayne Perry, 26 of Bailey passed away Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. Rev. Steve Edmundson will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 12 – 1:45 p.m....

Lila Beth Rabil

November 20, 2021

Lila Beth Rabil November 14, 1955 – November 19, 2021

Lila Beth Rabil, 66 of Wilson passed away Friday. A Catholic Mass will be held 10 a.m. Monday, November 29 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 700 Nash Street, Wilson. Graveside burial will be private.

Lila is survived by her sons, Matthew “Matt” Rabil, Michael Rabil and husband, Joseph, and Joey Rabil...

William "Bill" Thomas Evans

November 16, 2021

William Thomas Evans

October 2, 1939 - November 16, 2021 William “Bill” Thomas Evans, 82 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2021 in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Mike Renfrow will officiate. William is survived by his wife, Wanda D. Evans; sisters, Clara Ricks, Jean Webb, several uncles, nieces...

Charlotte Lucas Price

November 16, 2021

Charlotte Lucas Price

September 14, 1931 – November 16, 2021 Charlotte Lucas Price, 90 of Raleigh passed away Tuesday. A private service will be held for the family in the Lucas Family Cemetery, Lucama. Charlotte was born in Wilson County, on September 14, 1931, to Allison A. Lucas and Cassie Lee Lucas and was the youngest of seven children. She...

Shelia Morgan Strickland

November 16, 2021

Shelia Morgan Strickland

July 15, 1947 – November 16, 2021 Shelia Morgan Strickland, 74 of Kenly passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends Monday, November 22, 2021 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Shelia is survived by her daughters, Becky Rogers and husband, Chris, and Deborah Nobles and husband, Danny; grandsons,...

Selby "Frankie" Franklin Pridgen

November 12, 2021

Selby Franklin Pridgen

September 11, 1943 – November 12, 2021 Selby “Frankie” Franklin Pridgen, 78 of Wilson passed away Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Eureka Town Cemetery, Eureka. Rev. Gregory Mark Sauls will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday morning from 10 – 10:45 a.m....

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