Obituaries

infant Arlo James Brady

March 21, 2020

Arlo James Brady March 21, 2020 Infant Arlo James Brady, of Wilson passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. His funeral services will be private. Arlo is survived by his parents, Andrew and Alyssa Handley Brady of the home; sister, Sybil Grace

Peggy Lee Benson Goff

March 20, 2020

Peggy Lee Benson Goff March 6, 1949 – March 20, 2020 Peggy Lee Benson Goff, 71 of Lucama passed away Friday. Peggy’s memorial service will be held for the family. Peggy is survived by her daughters, Sandra Leonia High and husband, Larry R

Celeste Marie Jankowski Heddinger

March 20, 2020

Celeste Marie Jankowski Heddinger March 16, 1928 – March 20, 2020 Celeste “Sally” Heddinger 92 of Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 20. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland and nicknamed Sally by a dear aunt. Sally was ma

John Randy Grogan

March 18, 2020

John Randy Grogan November 3, 1949 – March 18, 2020 Randy Grogan, 70 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service will be held a later date for Randy. Randy was a big animal lover and he assisted with the animal rescue and care for

Connie Headrick Crawford

March 17, 2020

Connie Headrick Crawford April 14, 1950 – March 17, 2020 Connie Headrick Crawford, 69 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at later time for Connie. Connie is survived by her husband, Desmond Crawford of Wilson; dau

George Carlton Johnson

March 16, 2020

George Carlton Johnson May 20, 1928 – March 16, 2020 George Carlton Johnson, 91 of Wilson passed away Monday. His service will be at held at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Salem United Me

Robert E. Lee Lamm

March 15, 2020

Robert Lee Lamm August 26, 1924 – March 15, 2020 Robert Lee Lamm, 95 of Wilson passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Robert is

Miriam Howard Landing

March 12, 2020

Miriam Howard Landing May 25, 1932 – March 12, 2020 Miriam Howard Landing, 87 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem

Mary Catherine Bolick Bland

March 12, 2020

Mary Catherine Bolick Bland March 12, 1926 – March 12, 2020 Mary Catherine Bolick Bland, 94 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Mary is survived by her two sons, Bruce S. Bland, Jr. of Hollister and Thomas S. Bland of Farmville and a loving daug

Aileen Whitehead Davis

March 9, 2020

Aileen Whitehead Davis August 2, 1932 – March 9, 2020 Aileen Whitehead Davis, 87, of Elm City passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. Aileen

Betty Morehead

March 7, 2020

Betty Lou Morehead January 13, 1940 – March 7, 2020 Betty Lou Morehead, 80, of Wilson passed way Saturday. She is survived by her sons, Emmit L. Morehead and wife, Connie of Wilson, Frank Morehead and wife, Peggy of Wilson and James Morehea

James Allen Strickland

March 3, 2020

James Allen Strickland July 11, 1966 – March 3, 2020 James Allen Strickland, 53 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. James is survived by his sister, Pamela S. Felton of Bailey and his aunts, Cathy Parrish and husband (uncle), Jeffery of Benson,

Diane Pate Lamm

March 2, 2020

Diane Pate Lamm September 8, 1951 – March 2, 2020 Diane P. Lamm, 68, of Lucama passed away Monday. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Diane is survived by her husband, Fred Lamm of the home; son, Frederick Adam Lamm and wife

Maylon Arthur Kirby, Sr.

March 1, 2020

Maylon Arthur Kirby, Sr. December 20, 1933 – March 1, 2020 Maylon Arthur Kirby, Sr., 86, passed away Sunday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s FWB Church. Interment will follow in the Kirby Family Cem

Eloise Tedder Barnes

March 1, 2020

Eloise Tedder Barnes September 2, 1938 – March 1, 2020 Eloise Tedder Barnes, 81 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town C

Annie Belle Lamm Mercer

March 1, 2020

Annie Belle Lamm Mercer January 9, 1922 – March 2, 2020 Annie Belle Lamm Mercer, 98 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will fol

Elton D. Forbes, Jr.

February 29, 2020

Elton D. Forbes, Jr. August 3, 1939 – February 29, 2020 Elton D. Forbes, Jr., 80, of Beaulaville, passed away Saturday. The family will hold a visitation on Saturday, March 7th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at 7368 Huddlestone Road, Bailey, North Car

Connie Jo Stott

February 27, 2020

Connie Jo Stott December 12, 1945 – February 27, 2020 Connie Jo Stott, 74 of Sims passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Nobles Chapel Church, 7330 Old Raleigh Road, Sims. Interment will follow in

Roger Gray Russell, Sr.

February 27, 2020

Roger Gray Russell, Sr. March 5, 1938 – February 27, 2020 Roger Gray Russell, Sr., 81, of Wilson passed away Thursday. He was a devoted husband and father. He was also a faithful Pastor for 34 years. His funeral service will be conducted at 2:0

Randy Gene Jenkins

February 27, 2020

Randy Gene Jenkins September 19, 1963 – February 27, 2020 Randy Gene Jenkins, 56 of Enfield passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020. Randy was an avid sports fan. Randy is survived by his mother, Verna Smith; sisters, Linda Watson and Jen

Louis Wayne Rance, Jr.

February 26, 2020

Louis Wayne Rance, Jr. June 21, 2984 – February 26, 2020 Louis Wayne Rance, Jr., 35, of Lucama passed way Wednesday. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway,

Billy Delano Richardson

February 24, 2020

Billy Delano Richardson July 25, 1933 – February 24, 2020 Billy Delano Richardson, 86, of Wilson passed away peacefully at his home on Monday surrounded by his loving family. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Daniels

Margaret Helen Chapman Finklea

February 22, 2020

Margaret Helen Chapman Finklea April 26, 1929 – February 22, 2020 Margaret Helen Chapman Finklea, 90 of Wilson passed away Saturday. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. with a celebration of life will follow

Van Buren Etheridge

February 19, 2020

Van Buren Etheridge July 10, 1927 – February 19, 2020 Van “Chief” Buren Etheridge, 92 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery, 400 College Street, Wilson. The family w

Josephine Barnes Collier

February 19, 2020

Josephine Barnes Collier September 30, 1935 – February 19, 2020 Josephine Barnes Collier, 84 of Lucama passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Upper Black Creek Cemetery, Upper Black Creek Church Road, Lucam