Obituaries

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

Eva "Terry" Theresa Antignano

June 10, 2019

Eva Theresa Antignano December 24, 1928 – June 10, 2019 Eva “Terry” Antignano, of Wilson, formerly of New York passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at Wilson Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born in Brooklyn, New York Decemb

Lannis Barnes Watson

June 10, 2019

Lannis Barnes Watson December 23, 1923 – June 10, 2019 Lannis Barnes Watson, 95 of Wilson passed away Monday.  His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemeter

Kenneth "Ken" Newton Glover

June 7, 2019

Kenneth Newton Glover August 15, 1960 – June 7, 2019 Kenneth Newton Glover, 58 of Swansboro passed away Friday.  His memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  The famil

R. David Mustian

June 1, 2019

Robert David Mustian October 4, 1939 – June 1, 2019 R. David Mustian, PhD, passed away on June 1, 2019 at the age of 79 after an extended illness.  He was born in Vance County on October 4, 1939 to Edward Louis Mustian Sr. and Ila Blanche H

Lisa Tew Melton

May 28, 2019

Lisa Tew Melton January 27, 1955 – May 28, 2019 Lisa Tew Melton, 64, of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  A celebration of Lisa’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Rev. Wayne

Billy Ray Lucas, Sr.

May 28, 2019

Billy Ray Lucas, Sr. January 20, 1934 – May 28, 2019 Billy Ray Lucas, Sr., 85 of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  His funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Pa

David Winn

May 31, 2019

David Winn October 3, 1950 – May 31, 2019 David Winn, 68, of Wilson, formerly of New Berlin, Illinois passed away Friday. David is survived by his daughters, Rebecca Clark of Kansas and Shellcy Unruh of Wilson; sons, Douglas Winn of Colora

Cheryl Ann Taylor Carraway

May 28, 2019

Cheryl Ann Taylor Carraway April 3, 1955 – May 28, 2019 Cheryl Ann Taylor Carraway, 64 of Walstonburg passed away Tuesday. Cheryl is survived by her husband, Lonnie Wayne Carraway of the home; daughters, Whitney Carraway Mitchell and husba

Priscilla Gholson Robertson

May 19, 2019

Priscilla Gholson Robertson February 19, 1922 – May 19, 2019 Priscilla Gholson Robertson, 97, died May 19, 2019.  Priscilla was born in Oxford to Grover Durelle Gholson and Thelma Averette Gholson.  She worked as a church secretary and as a

Dorothy Lee Whitley

May 19, 2019

Dorothy Lee Whitley March 14, 1931 – May 19, 2019  Dorothy Lee Whitley, 88, of Lucama died Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Ms. Whitley was born March 14, 1931 in Wilson County, a daughter of the late Walter an

James Frederick Denton

May 16, 2019

James Frederick Denton June 23, 1947 – May 16, 2019 James Frederick Denton, 71, of Spring Hope passed away Thursday.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hayes Family Cemetery, Claude Lewis Road, Middlesex. The family

Eddie Ellis

May 17, 2019

Eddie Ellis April 3, 1942 – May 17, 2019 Eddie Ellis, 77 of Wilson passed away Friday.  A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson.  Chaplain Phil Baucom will officiate. The family will

Clarice Marie Pearson

May 17, 2019

Clarice Marie Jim Pearson December 26, 1929 – May 17, 2019 Clarice Marie “Jim” Pearson, 89, of Bailey passed away Friday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will fol

Shirley Jones Boykin

May 13, 2019

Shirley Jones Boykin March 16, 1936 – May 13, 2019 Shirley Jones Boykin, 83, of Sims passed away Monday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Montlawn Memor

Linwood R. Watson

May 12, 2019

Linwood R. Watson September 1, 1936 – May 12, 2019 Linwood R. Watson, 82, of Fort Mill, SC passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Loving husband of Frances J. and devoted father of Gregory L. of Wilmington, DE and Robyn L. (Leslie W

Harvey Page

May 14, 2019

Ollen Harvey Page November 16, 1939 – May 14, 2019 Ollen Harvey Page, 79 of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 311 W Nash Street, Wilson.  Interment will follow in

Wilbert Hayes Johnson

May 14, 2019

Wilbert Hayes Johnson June 7, 1945 – May 14, 2019 Wilbert Hayes Johnson, 73, of Kenly passed away Tuesday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Moore’s Chapel, 12424 NC Hwy 42 E, Kenly.  Interment will follow in

Dr. Artis Dwight Johnson

May 10, 2019

Dr. Artis Dwight Johnson July 30, 1922 – May 10, 2019 Dr. Johnson attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1945. He served two year in the US Navy ab

Marlo Grimsley Morris

May 11, 2019

Marlo Grimsley Morris May 14, 1970 – May 11, 2019 Marlo Grimsley Morris, 48 of Wilson passed away Saturday.  Her funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment will f

Horace Ray Harris

May 10, 2019

Horace Ray Harris July 23, 1933 – May 11, 2019 Horace Ray Harris, 85 of Elm City passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019.  His funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ridgecrest Worship Center, 1120 West Mount Drive, Rocky Mount

Franklin Delano Galloway

May 11, 2019

Franklin Delano Galloway September 2, 1933 – May 11, 2019 Franklin “Frank” Delano Galloway went to his heavenly home Saturday, May 11, 2019.  He was a lifelong faithful servant to the Lord.  He loved nothing more than witnessing to othe