Obituaries

Henry Karlton Hobbs

October 16, 2021

Henry Karlton Hobbs May 28, 1939 – October 16, 2021 Henry Karlton Hobbs, 82 of Wilson passed away Saturday. Henry is survived by his daughters, Dawn Lucas and husband, Wallace, Anna Wheeler and husband, Brantley, and Catherine Braswell a

Bonnie Draper Garris

October 16, 2021

Bonnie Draper Garris October 7, 1943 – October 16, 2021 Bonnie Draper Garris, 78 of Wilson passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be officiated by Dr. John F. Huckaby at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Stantonsburg, 313 S Main

Gary Lamont Combs

October 16, 2021

Gary Lamont Combs July 14, 1957 – October 16, 2021 Gary Lamont Combs, 64 of Sims passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Pastor Jared Reid will of

Mary Allene Bass Cunningham

October 15, 2021

Mary Allene Bass Cunningham August 9, 1925 – October 15, 2021 Mary Allene Bass Cunningham, 96 of Wilson passed away Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen

Betty Doris Temple Glover

October 14, 2021

Betty Doris Temple Glover May 22, 1946 – October 14, 2021 Betty Doris Temple Glover, 75 of Bailey passed away Friday surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will f

Dennis Eugene Boykin

October 12, 2021

Dennis Eugene Boykin May 7, 1959 – October 12, 2021 Dennis Eugene Boykin, 62 of Lucama passed away Tuesday. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Pastor Randy Jenkins will officiate. The

Myrna Watson Keen

October 12, 2021

Myrna Watson Keen November 10, 1939 – October 12, 2021 Myrna Watson Keen, 81 passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021. A private graveside service will be held for the immediate family at a later date. Myrna was born November 19, 1939, in Luca

Marion Jones Holmes

October 10, 2021

Marion Jones Holmes December 25, 1939 – October 10, 2021 Marion Jones Holmes, a loving mother and wife left this earth on Sunday to be in the arms of God. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Joyner’s Fu

Brandon Ryan Finch

October 10, 2021

Brandon Ryan Finch October 16, 1992 – October 10, 2021 Brandon Ryan Finch, 28 of Fremont passed away Sunday. Brandon is survived by his mother, Tracie Barnes and step-father, Robert of Pikeville; sister, Heather Bradley of Rosewood; brothe

Kristi Michelle Pencak

October 10, 2021

Kristi Michelle Pencak September 30, 1977 – October 10, 2021 Kristi Michelle Pencak, 44 of Kenly passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at Wave Church, Wilson. Kristi is survived by her pare

Janice Lucas Wilson

October 8, 2021

Janice Lucas Wilson July 16, 1953 – October 8, 2021 Janice Lucas Wilson, 68 of Black Creek passed away peacefully Friday, October 8, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Internment to fol

Michael Andrew Edwards

October 8, 2021

Michael Andrew Edwards November 24, 1956 – October 8, 2021 Michael Andrew Edwards, 64 of Wilson passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Peace Church, 2838 Tilghman Road,

Edwin George Roeser

October 8, 2021

Edwin George Roeser February 24, 1938 – October 8, 2021 Edwin George Roeser, 83 of Wilson passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. Edwin is survived by his companion, Deborah Sarich; sons, Dan Roeser and wife, Cathy, and Duane Roeser and his f

Sandra "Sandie" McFarlane Massengill

October 5, 2021

Sandra McFarlane Massengill May 24, 1946 – October 5, 2021 Sandra “Sandie” McFarlane Massengill, 75 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. Rev. Charles Robl and Re

Nelson Skinner, II

October 5, 2021

Nelson Skinner, II April 22, 1975 – October 5, 2021 Nelson Skinner, II, 46 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Rev. Randy Jenkins will

Wanda “Kaye” Barnes

October 4, 2021

Wanda “Kaye” Barnes October 6, 1952 – October 4, 2021 Wanda “Kaye” Barnes, 68 of Fremont passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wil

JaneWade Smiley Smith

October 4, 2021

JaneWade Smiley Smith November 10, 1950 – October 4, 2021 JaneWade Smiley Smith, 70 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.

Kenneth Watson Lawrence

October 3, 2021

Kenneth Watson Lawrence September 23, 1960 – October 3, 2021 Kenneth Watson Lawrence, 61 of Wilson passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road P

Sylvia L. Lamm

October 3, 2021

Sylvia L. Lamm July 1, 1940 – October 3, 2021 Lucama native Sylvia L. Lamm ended her earthly life Oct. 3, 2021 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington, N.C. She was surrounded by her nieces and passed away peacefully following a period of de

Debra Jean Clooney Lamm

October 2, 2021

Debra Jean Clooney Lamm March 24, 1955 – October 2, 2021 Debra Jean Clooney Lamm, 66 of Wilson passed away at her home Saturday, surrounded by loved ones. There will be an informal visitation Wednesday, October 6, 2021, from 9 – 5 p.m. at Jo

Barbara Langley Barnes

October 2, 2021

Barbara Langley Barnes April 25, 1948 – October 2, 2021 Barbara Langley Barnes, 73 of Pikeville, passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Ken Helms will officiate.

Terence William Crosson

October 2, 2021

Terence William Crosson October 8, 1951 – October 2, 2021 Terence William “Terry” Crosson, 69, of Greenville, formerly Hilo, Hawaii, died Saturday, October 2, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his family. No visitation or services will be hel

Maurice Marie Hudson

October 1, 2021

Maurice Marie Hudson February 3, 1949 – October 1, 2021 Maurice “Marci” Hudson was born on February 3, 1949 in Celina, Ohio to Eugene Dull and Lorna Griffis Dull. She departed this earthly life to gain her eternal rest on October 1, 2021,

Shelby Jean Ferrell Moore

September 30, 2021

Shelby Jean Ferrell Moore April 16, 1938 – September 30, 2021 Shelby Jean Ferrell Moore, 82 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Rev. Al

Nellie J. Howell

September 30, 2021

Nellie J. Howell March 18, 1926 – September 30, 2021 Nellie Joyner Howell, 95 of Wilson passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2021, in Springhill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 7