Obituaries

Mary Felton O Neal

August 19, 2019

Mary Felton O’Neal March 12, 1940 – August 19, 2019   Mary Felton O’Neal, 79 of Wilson passed away Monday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be h

Elizabeth Boykin Bunn

August 15, 2019

Elizabeth Boykin Bunn April 12, 1948 – August 15, 2019 Elizabeth Boykin Bunn, 71, of Wilson passed away Thursday.  Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Rocky Mount

Mable Inez Eatmon Evans

August 12, 2019

Mable Inez Eatmon Evans April 13, 1931 – August 12, 2019 Mable Inez Eatmon Evans, 88 of Wilson passed away Monday.  Graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.  Rev. Dale Eatmon wi

Elijah Wade Bass

August 11, 2019

Elijah Wade Bass August 11, 2019 – August 11, 2019 Baby Elijah Wade Bass, his heart of gold stopped beating, two willing hands at rest.  God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best.  Graveside service will be conducted at 11

Linda Ray Joyner

August 12, 2019

Linda Ray Joyner October 4, 1955 – August 12, 2019 Linda Ray Joyner, 63, of Middlesex passed away Monday. Linda is survived by her daughter, Melissa Joyner of Middlesex; son, Stephen Joyner and fiancée, Sonya Bonoit of Chapel Hill; companio

Joan Brown Wellons

August 2, 2019

Joan Brown Wellons February 1, 1944 – August 2, 2019 Joan Brown Wellons, 75, beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, found her eternal peace Friday, August 2, 2019, in Raleigh. Born in Smithfield, on February 1, 1944, Joan cherished gardenin

Estelle Lamm Southers

August 6, 2019

Estelle Lamm Southers February 22, 1937 – August 6, 2019 Estelle Lamm Southers, 82 passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Wilson Medical Center, Wilson.   Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Spring Memorial Gardens, Spri

Joan Flowers Lamm

August 8, 2019

Joan Flowers Lamm March 4, 1941 – August 8, 2019 Joan Flowers Lamm, 78, of the Rock Ridge Community passed away Thursday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will foll

Dorothy Sullivan Murray

August 4, 2019

  Dorothy Sullivan Murray November 9, 1932 – August 4, 2019 Dorothy Sullivan Murray, 86 of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Gr

Mildred Hayes Bass

August 1, 2019

Mildred Hayes Bass August 10, 1918 – August 1, 2019 Mildred Hayes Bass, 100 of Lucama passed away Thursday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment w

Roger Allen Temple

August 2, 2019

Roger Allen Temple September 3, 1959 – August 2, 2019 Roger Allen Temple, 59, of Wilson passed away Friday, August 2. The family will receive friends Monday, August 5 afternoon from 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. at Raleigh Road Baptist Church, 4150

Odell McKeel

August 1, 2019

Odell McKeel October 2, 1933 – August 1, 2019 Odell McKeel, 85, of Bailey passed away Thursday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment to follow in Bailey Town Cemetery, Baile

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Guy "Reggie" Reginald Hazelwood

July 19, 2019

Guy Reginald Hazelwood October 13, 1940 – July 19, 2019 Guy “Reggie” Hazelwood, 78 of Bailey passed away Friday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at White Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 3967 W Hornes Church

Donnie Davis

July 18, 2019

Donnie Davis April 1, 1942 – July 18, 2019 Donnie Davis, 77, of Sims passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 25th, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. The family will receive fr

Joel "Mack" Matthew Thorne

July 22, 2019

Joel Matthew Thorne October 14, 1934 – July 22, 2019 Joel “Mack” Thorne, 84 of Elm City passed away Monday.  His funeral will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Graveside serv

Alice Jeannette Massengill

July 19, 2019

Alice Jeannette Massengill September 11, 1949 – July 19, 2019 Alice “Jeannette” Massengill, 69 of Sanford, formerly of Wilson passed away Friday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100

Buford L. Stancil

July 20, 2019

Buford L. Stancil September 29, 1936 – July 20, 2019 Buford L. “Shorty” Stancil, 82 of Middlesex passed away Saturday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilso

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