Obituaries

Eva Marie Wiggins Craft

January 17, 2021

Eva Marie Wiggins Craft November 28, 1935 – January 17, 2021 Eva Marie Wiggins Craft, 85 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen

Sarah Peralta Smith

January 17, 2021

Sarah Livia Peralta Smith October 4, 1942 – January 17, 2021 Sarah “Sally” Livia Peralta Smith, 78 passed away peacefully at home with beloved family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home

Jiles Ranson Boykin, Jr.

January 17, 2021

Jiles Ranson Boykin, Jr. April 29, 1932 – January 17, 2021 Jiles Ranson Boykin, Jr., 88 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Son of the late Jiles Ranson Boykin, Sr. and Gladys Smith Boykin. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at J

Catherine B. Holloman

January 16, 2021

Catherine B. Holloman WILSON – Catherine B. Holloman, age 91, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Born in Johnston County, NC on September 8, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Minnie Barbour. She was also preceded in death

Fay Bass Tomlinson

January 16, 2021

Fay Bass Tomlinson March 23, 1928 - January 16, 2021 Fay Bass Tomlinson, 92, of Black Creek passed away Saturday. The immediate family will have a private burial, with a celebration of life to be held at a later date. Friends and family may pay

Phyllis Carver Pearce

January 15, 2021

Phyllis Carver Pearce October 6, 1955 – January 15, 2021 Phyllis Carver Pearce, 65 of Bailey passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Phyllis i

William Worth Skinner

January 14, 2021

William Worth Skinner April 5, 1955 – January 14, 2021 William Worth Skinner, 65 of Lucama passed away Thursday. Inurnment will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Worth was retired from Firestone. His favorite hob

Kenneth Mark Williams, Sr.

January 13, 2021

Kenneth Mark Williams, Sr. October 26, 1943 – January 13, 2021 Kenneth Mark Williams, Sr., 77 passed away Wednesday after a long battle of cancer. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Kenne

Margie Coley Holland

January 11, 2021

Margie Coley Holland November 23, 1939 – January 11, 2021 Margie Coley Holland, 81 of Bailey passed way Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memor

Marjorie Lynn Rutter

January 9, 2021

Marjorie Lynn Rutter March 9, 1939 – January 9, 2021 Marjorie Lynn “Marge” Cramer Rutter, 81 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Winstead United Methodist Church, Wilson. Inurnment will be

Vicki Lee Brkic

January 7, 2021

Vicki Lee Brkic February 15, 1967 – January 7, 2021 Vicki Lee Brkic, 53 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening with the family receiving friends immediately following the service at Joyner’s

Mahala Williford

January 7, 2021

Mahala Williford August 8, 1945 – January 7, 2021 Mahala Williford, 75 of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, formerly of Wilson, North Carolina. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Johnni

Robert Kemp Raper

January 6, 2021

Robert Kemp Raper May 9, 1957 – January 6, 2021 Robert Kemp Raper, 63 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Black Creek Cemetery, Black Creek. The Pastor Lewis Forsythe will officiate. The

Lawrence Acosta Hysler

January 6, 2021

Lawrence Acosta Hysler January 15, 1936 – January 6, 2021 Lawrence “Larry” Acosta Hysler, 84 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Th

Anderson Joseph Hall

January 5, 2021

Anderson Joseph Hall July 30, 1997 – January 5, 2021 Anderson Hall, 23 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A private graveside service will be held for the family. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’

Lynn D Widener

January 5, 2021

Lynn D Widener December 7, 1944 – January 5, 2021 SGM Lynn D Widener US Army Retired, 76, affectionately known as “Stretch”, was taken from this earth on Jan 5, 2021. He was raised on a small farm in Westminster, Maryland where he lost hi

Sarah Ford Howard

January 4, 2021

Sarah Ford Howard October 3, 1947 – January 4, 2021 Sarah Ford Howard, 73 of Wilson passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Her nephew, Chris Edgerton will officiate. Sar

Faddie Lee Ballance, Jr.

January 4, 2021

Faddie Lee Ballance, Jr. January 12, 1943 – January 4, 2021 Faddie Lee Ballance, Jr., 77 of Fremont passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. Faddie loved to watch westerns and wres

Edward Alvarado Rodriguez

January 1, 2021

Edward Alvarado Rodriguez December 31, 1961 – January 1, 2021 Edward Alvarado Rodriguez, 59 of Wilson passed away Friday. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway,

Roney Frederick Allen

December 30, 2020

Roney Frederick Allen January 20, 1929 – December 30, 2020 Roney Frederick “Fred” Allen, 91 of Wilson, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at home. Fred was a dedicated husband, father and executive. He served in the US

Jacqueline Thompson McKeel

December 27, 2020

Jacqueline Thompson McKeel August 14, 1927 – December 27, 2020 Jacqueline “Jackie” Thompson McKeel, 93 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Due to Covid 19 a private interment will be held in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Michael Cro

Jane Soo-Ok Buck

December 26, 2020

Jane Soo-Ok Buck April 1, 1949 – December 26, 2020 Jane Soo-Ok Buck, 71 of Landenburg, Pennsylvania passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, December 28, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Par

Mike Ezzell

December 25, 2020

Mike Ezzell August 18, 1966 – December 25, 2020 Mike Ezzell, 54 of Elm City passed away Friday. His funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Pastor John Scott will officiate. The

William Hubert Biggs, Jr.

December 24, 2020

William Hubert Biggs, Jr. November 14, 1940 – December 24, 2020 William Hubert Biggs, Jr., 80 of Elm City passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mobley Cemetery, Bear Grass Road, Willia

Helen Jones Bridgers

December 24, 2020

Helen Jones Bridgers April 18, 1927 – December 24, 2020 Helen Jones Bridgers, 93 of Elm City passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bridgers Fami