Obituaries

Albert Sabella, Jr.

May 16, 2021

Albert Sabella, Jr. May 31, 1946 – May 16, 2021 Albert Sabella, Jr., went to be with the Lord peacefully. He was in his wife’s arms and surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Therese Catholi

Joan Joyner Griffin

May 16, 2021

Joan Joyner Griffin June 6, 1938 – May 16, 2021 Joan Joyner Griffin, 82 of Middlesex passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Chapel, 10748 Bissette Road, Middlesex. Interment will follow in Bailey Tow

Jean Skinner Barnes

May 16, 2021

Jean Skinner Barnes January 11, 1957 – May 16, 2021 Jean Skinner Barnes, 64 of Lucama passed away Sunday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, with the family receivi

Larry Finch

May 14, 2021

Larry Finch September 19, 1946 – May 14, 2021 Larry Finch, 74 of Bailey passed away Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. The Rev. Ad

Alice Nichols Holley

May 14, 2021

Alice Nichols Holley May 14, 1932 – May 14, 2021 Alice Nichols Holley, 89, of Wilson passed away Friday, on her birthday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Keith Cobb will officiate.

Helen Ann Joyner

May 13, 2021

Helen Ann Joyner June 30, 1953 – May 13, 2021 Helen Ann Joyner, 67 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, with the family receiving fr

Nell McLean Mitchell

May 11, 2021

Nell McLean Mitchell October 17, 1938 – May 11, 2021 Nell McLean Mitchell, 82 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Kelley Smart

Elba Iris Medina Biggs

May 7, 2021

Elba Iris Medina Biggs October 26, 1944 – May 7, 2021 Elba Iris Medina Biggs, 76 of Elm City passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Mobley Cemetery, Bear Grass Road, Williamston. The Rev. David Taylor will of

Clayton Sessoms

May 6, 2021

Clayton Sessoms October 24, 1947 – May 6, 2021 Clayton Sessoms, 73, passed away peacefully in his sleep May 6, 2021. Visitation will be held on Monday, at Joyner's Funeral Home from 12 noon to 1:45 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.

Vicky Pate Blizzard

May 5, 2021

Vicky Pate Blizzard December 13, 1950 – May 5, 2021 Vicky Pate Blizzard, 70 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Rev. Joey Lancaster

Audrey Claire Jones Cayton

May 3, 2021

Audrey Claire Jones Cayton February 24, 1929 – May 3, 2021 Audrey Claire Jones Cayton, 92 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interme

Patsy Barnes Williamson

May 3, 2021

Patsy Barnes Williamson May 9, 1951 – May 3, 2021 Patsy Barnes Williamson, 69 of Wilson, North Carolina passed away peacefully Monday with her family by her side. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15th at West Nash Unite

John William Barnes

May 3, 2021

John William Barnes June 16, 1933 – May 3, 2021 John William Barnes, 87 of Elm City passed away Monday. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. John had a long and rewarding career with S.T. Wooten and retired as Vice President.

Jewel Clifton Mosley

May 2, 2021

Jewel Clifton Mosley July 6, 1953 – May 2, 2021 Jewel Clifton Mosley, 67 of Wilson passed away Sunday at home surrounded by her loving family and friends. Her funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ra

James Irvin Bailey

May 1, 2021

James Irvin Bailey December 20, 1938 – May 1, 2021 James Irvin Bailey, 82 of Stantonsburg passed away Saturday at home surrounded by family. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Stantonsburg Town Cemetery, Stantonsburg. Bi

Ernest Phillips Barnes

May 1, 2021

Ernest Phillips Barnes May 18, 1952 – May 1, 2021 Ernest Phillips Barnes, 68, of Wilson, died May 1, 2021. A private service will be held by the family at a later date. Phil Barnes was a retired firefighter who spent many years with the W

Nicholas "Nick" Bradley Coleman

May 1, 2021

Nicholas Bradley Coleman April 1, 1980 – May 1, 2021 Nicholas “Nick” Bradley Coleman, 41 of Wilson passed away unexpectedly on May 1, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Joe

Frankie Wayne Lamm

April 30, 2021

Frankie Wayne Lamm November 7, 1952 – April 30, 2021 Frankie Wayne Lamm, 68 of Elm City passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Glen Batten will officiat

Nancy Ann Stallings

April 30, 2021

Nancy Ann Stallings August 9, 1950 – April 30, 2021 Nancy Ann Stallings, 70 of Middlesex passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Independence Pentecostal Holiness Church, 8672 New Sandy Hill Chu

Katie Naomi Williams

April 29, 2021

Katie Naomi Williams March 26, 1958 – April 29, 2021 Katie Naomi Williams, 63 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her graveside service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Benny Poythress will officiate. The f

Arnold "AJ" Ruffin Brantley, Jr.

April 27, 2021

Arnold Ruffin Brantley, Jr. January 23, 1940 – April 27, 2021 Arnold “AJ” Ruffin Brantley, 81 passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Friday in the Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. Donnie Eatmon will officiate.

Patricia Gale Peace

April 27, 2021

Patricia Gale Peace April 20, 1950 – April 27, 2021 Patricia Gale Peace, 71 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Wil

Betty Hicks Proctor

April 26, 2021

Betty Hicks Proctor August 10, 1953 – April 26, 2021 Betty Hicks Proctor, 67 of Middlesex passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family will rece

William "Bill" Shingleton

April 26, 2021

William Shingleton William “Bill” Shingleton of Wilson passed away of pancreatic cancer on 26 April 2021. Bill was born in Middletown, Connecticut in 1949 and was the eldest of four children of Damon and Esther Shingleton. The first memb

Liam Grey Amerson

April 26, 2021

Liam Grey Amerson August 3, 2007 – April 26, 2021 Liam Grey Amerson, 13 of Wilson passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. George Aran