Obituaries

Paul Dale Knighting

July 13, 2019

Paul Dale Knighting March 31, 1952 – July 13, 2019 Paul Dale Knighting, 67 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service with Masonic Rites and Military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleig

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Jeffery Dedrich

July 14, 2019

Jeffery Dedrich November 21, 1956 – July 14, 2019 Jeff Dedrich, 62, of Elm City passed away peacefully at home Sunday. Jeff loved his family, flying planes as a pilot and served in the U.S. Army with honor and pride. His funeral service will be

Dennis "Bootsie" Lynn Morris, Sr.

July 13, 2019

Dennis Lynn Morris, Sr. September 24, 1942 – July 13, 2019   Dennis L. “Bootsie” Morris, Sr., 76 of Wilson passed away Saturday after a lengthy illness.  He was born September 24, 1942 in Wilson to the late Gretchen and Joseph He

Lula Ethelyn Winstead Joyner

July 14, 2019

Lula Ethelyn Winstead Joyner June 7, 1926 – July 14, 2019   Lula Ethelyn Joyner, 93 of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. Interment w

Otis Leron Ray

July 7, 2019

Otis Leron Ray April 29, 1921 – July 7, 2019 Otis “Big Boy” Leron Ray, 98 of Bailey passed away Sunday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment w

Virginia “Jenny” Lucas

July 9, 2019

Virginia “Jenny” Lucas July 16, 1944 – July 9, 2019 Virginia “Jenny” Lucas, 74 of Wilson passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Ro

Irene Leonard Riley

May 5, 2019

Irene Leonard Riley February 5, 1921 – May 5, 2019 Irene Leonard Riley, 98 of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Irene was born into a large farming family in rural Nash County, she learned to be self-reliant at an early age and learned to love the

David Manning

July 6, 2019

David Manning May 22, 1952 – July 6, 2019 David Manning, 67 of Elm City passed away Saturday evening.  His funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Boulevard West, Wilson.  Gra

Roy Bruce Eastwood

July 1, 2019

Roy Bruce Eastwood November 10, 1933 – July 1, 2019 Roy Bruce Eastwood, 85, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family wi

Jackie Earl Hill

July 2, 2019

Jackie Earl Hill February 25, 1944 – July 2, 2019  Jackie Earl Hill, 75 of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, 400 College Street, Wilson.  The Rev. Justin Deeter will

Marian Bryant Brantley

June 29, 2019

Marian Bryant Brantley December 1, 1934 – June 19, 2019 Marian Bryant Brantley, 84, of Middlesex passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Wilson Pines in Wilson. A daughter of the late Hubert Bryant and Annie Belle Morgan Bryant, she was born

Nancy Lucille Davis Terry

July 1, 2019

Nancy Lucille Davis Terry June 19, 1947 – July 1, 2019 Nancy Lucille Davis Terry, 72, of Wilson passed away Monday.  The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, W

Sandra L. Mustgrave

June 21, 2019

Sandra L. Mustgrave December 29, 1965 – June 21, 2019 Sandra L. Mustgrave, 53 of Kenly passed away Friday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. July 2, 2019 Tuesday at Kenly Free Will Baptist Church, 107 E Edgerton Street, Kenl

Crystal Gayle Williams

June 29, 2019

Crystal Gayle Williams April 25, 1977 – June 29, 2019 Crystal Gayle Williams, 42, of Bailey passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Perry Family C

Terry Ralph Bean

June 25, 2019

Terry Ralph Bean June 24, 1949 – June 25, 2019 Terry Ralph Bean, 70, passed away at home Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019, the day after his birthday. He was born in and grew up in Wilson, North Carolina and relocated to Houma, Louisiana. Te

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Kenneth R. Wells

June 25, 2019

Kenneth R. Wells September 2, 1926 – June 25, 2019 Kenneth “Kenny” R. Wells, 92, of Sims passed away Tuesday.  A celebration of life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.   Bi

Hilda Gray Cuddington Kirby

June 24, 2019

Hilda Gray Cuddington Kirby November 10, 1934 – June 24, 2019 Hilda Gray Cuddington Kirby, 84, of St. Augustine passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at Ponce Therapy Care Center. Hilda was born on November 10, 1934 in Selma, North Carolina to th

William Ray Baker

June 26, 2019

William Ray Baker February 20, 1954 – June 26, 2019 William “Stubby” Ray Baker, 65, of Elm City passed away Wednesday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will foll

Mildred Esther Williford Orlando

June 21, 2019

Mildred Esther Williford Orlando September 17, 1925 – June 21, 2019 Mildred Esther Williford Orlando, 93, of Wilson passed away Friday.  Her funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019 at John J. McManus and Sons Funeral

Susan “Dee” Fulghum

June 22, 2019

Susan “Dee” Fulghum July 17, 1957 – June 22, 2019 Susan “Dee” Fulghum, 61, of Sims passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at her home, 7226 Marsh Swamp Road, Sims. The family will receive friend

Joyce N. Hinton

June 20, 2019

  Joyce N. Hinton March 31, 1929 – June 20, 2019 Joyce N. Hinton, 90, of Wilson passed away at her home Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Me

Clifton Clarence West

June 17, 2019

Clifton Clarence West February 20, 1938 – June 17, 2019 Clifton Clarence West, 81, of Lucama passed away Monday.  A celebration of life will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  The Rev. Wayne Whitley will offici

Vickie Worley Flowers

June 15, 2019

Vickie Worley Flowers July 27, 1963 – June 15, 2019 Vickie Worley Flowers, 55, of Elm City passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will following in Maplewood Cem

William Franklin Brown, Jr.

June 13, 2019

William Franklin Brown, Jr. October 26, 1929 – June 13, 2019 William “Bill” Franklin Brown, Jr., 89, of Stantonsburg passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday in Maplewood Cemetery. Pastor Wayne Whitley wil

Randy Joel Aycock

June 11, 2019

Randy Joel Aycock September 12, 1952 – June 11, 2019 Randy Joel Aycock, 66 of Lucama passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Born on September 12, 1952 in Wilson County, he was the son of Grace Aycock and the late Albert Wayne Aycock.  In additi