Obituaries

Arthur Patrick Sheehan, Jr.

November 12, 2020

Arthur Patrick Sheehan, Jr. May 2, 1924 – November 12, 2020 Pat Sheehan, a WWII Vet, Lab Man, Mentor, Storyteller, Girl Dad, Problem Solver, Ladies Man, and Fixer of Anything, died Thursday November 12, 2020 in Wilson, North Carolina. Unfortun

Sophia Storm Lynch

November 12, 2020

Sophia Storm Lynch July 20, 2020 – November 12, 2020 Sophia Storm Lynch passed away at a young age on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The family will receive friends Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ral

Hendrik Vanderveen

November 10, 2020

Hendrik Vanderveen June 6, 1937 – November 10, 2020 Hendrik Vanderveen, 83 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Hendrik is survived by his loving wife of thirty-three years, Cheri Ridall Vanderveen

Billy Eugene Eason

November 10, 2020

Billy Eugene Eason September 26, 1940 – November 10, 2020 Billy Eugene Eason, 80 of Lucama passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held

Steven Ross Leder

November 10, 2020

Steven Ross Leder May 8, 1950 – November 10, 2020 Steven Ross Leder died peacefully on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the age of 70. He was a much-loved son, brother, uncle and friend who spent his life caring for those he loved and his communi

Robert Day Richards, Sr, MD

November 10, 2020

Robert Day Richards, Sr, MD February 6, 1929 – November 10, 2020 Robert Day Richards, Sr. MD of Rock Ridge passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020. A private graveside service will be held. Robert was Salutatorian at Blacksburg High School in

Joseph Henry Coleman

November 7, 2020

Joseph Henry Coleman November 27, 1962 – November 7, 2020 Joseph “Joe” Henry Coleman, 57 of Nashville passed away early Saturday morning with his loving family by his side. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. a

Callie Bissette

November 7, 2020

Callie Bissette June 20, 1946 – November 7, 2020 Allard Calbreth “Callie” Bissette, was born on June 20, 1946 and died November 7, 2020. Callie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. In addition to the love of his family, he

Berniece Bass Campbell

November 6, 2020

Berniece Bass Campbell April 12, 1922 – November 6, 2020 Berniece Bass Campbell, 98 of Sims passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Walt Tyndall will officiate. Th

Remi Bowens

November 6, 2020

Remi Bowens November 6, 2020 – November 6, 2020 Remi Bowens, was born on November 6, 2020 to her parents, Kendall Edwards and Dyqwhan Bowens. Remi is survived by her mother, Kendall Edwards and her father, Dyqwhan Bowens; her sister, Leyna-A

Stephen Earl Wilson

November 4, 2020

Stephen Earl Wilson September 3, 1936 – November 4, 2020 Stephen “Steve” Earl Wilson, 84 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Craig Simmons and Rev

Rex Allen Barber

November 4, 2020

Rex Allen Barber December 29, 1960 – November 4, 2020 Rex Allen Barber, 59 of Zebulon passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Edgecombe Memorial

Becky Lynn Brantley

November 2, 2020

Becky Lynn Brantley March 27, 1990 – November 2, 2020 Becky Lynn Brantley, 30 of Kenly passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Love Cemetery, Po

Jean Smith Pittman

November 1, 2020

Jean Smith Pittman June 7, 1930 – November 1, 2020 Jean Smith Pittman, 90 of Wilson passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Sandra Gail Collins

October 31, 2020

Sandra Gail Collins October 21, 1954 – October 31, 2020 Sandra Gail Collins, age 66, passed away on the morning of October 31st, while hand in hand with both of her daughters. As Elvis sang “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus/Nearer My God to Thee

Terry Phillip Dobbins

October 30, 2020

Terry Phillip Dobbins June 18, 1955 – October 30, 2020 Terry Phillip Dobbins, 65 of Elm City passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He is now cancer free and in the presence of the Lord. Although he is no longer physically p

Minnie Earle Morris Barnes

October 29, 2020

Minnie Earle Morris Barnes March 4, 1919 – October 29, 2020 Minnie Earle Morris Barnes, 101 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Ray Barnhill will offi

Hilda Smith Sessoms

October 28, 2020

Hilda Smith Sessoms December 18, 1935 – October 28, 2020 Hilda Smith Sessoms, 84 of Wilson passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Rev.

Robin Lee S Smith

October 28, 2020

Robin Lee Smith April 12, 1963 – October 28, 2020 Robin Lee Smith, 57 of Wilson passed Wednesday. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Michael Barbour will officiate. The family will rec

Jennifer Price Farmer Preston

October 25, 2020

Jennifer Price Farmer Preston April 27, 1975 – October 25, 2020 Jennifer Price Farmer Preston, 45 of Wilson passed away Sunday, October 25, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home,

Rev. Ralph Lee Williams

October 24, 2020

Rev. Ralph Lee Williams July 23, 1945 – October 24, 2020 Rev. Ralph Lee Williams, 75 of Bailey passed away Saturday. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bailey Methodist Church, 12437 Green Street, Bailey. Interment will f

Donna Wood Barham

October 23, 2020

Donna Wood Barham March 17, 1953 – October 23, 2020 With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Donna Wood Barham. Friday, October 23, 2020, she passed away peacefully at her home in Middlesex after a short battle with cancer. She was bor

Dale Parrish

October 21, 2020

Dale Parrish November 28, 1950 – October 21, 2020 Dale Parrish, 69 of Wilson passed away October 21, 2020 in Wilson with Pulmonary Fibrosis. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ralei

Robert Lee Tucker

October 20, 2020

Robert Lee Tucker September 20, 1947 – October 20, 2020 Robert Lee Tucker, 73 of Rocky Mount passed away Tuesday. His funeral will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Tucker Family Ceme

Coleman Bryant Childress, Jr.

October 20, 2020

Coleman Bryant Childress, Jr. August 22, 1934 – October 20, 2020 Coleman “CB” Bryant Childress, Jr., 86 of Elm City passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 25, 2020 in Evergreen Mem