Obituaries

Lois Faye Stancil Barfield

December 30, 2019

Lois Faye Stancil Barfield April 21, 1944 – December 30, 2019 Lois Faye “Sissy” Stancil Barfield, 75 of Lucama passed away Monday at home surrounded by her family. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Hilda Flye Holster

December 28, 2019

Hilda Flye Holster November 6, 1921 – December 28, 2019 Hilda Flye Holster, 98, passed away peacefully Saturday morning of December 28, 2019, at Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wilson. Hilda was born in Edgecombe County on Nov

Annie Ruth Joyner Woodard

December 27, 2019

Annie Ruth Joyner Woodard October 11, 1934 – December 27, 2019 Annie Ruth Joyner Woodard, 85 of Bailey passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be h

Joann Sams Whitson

December 26, 2019

Joann Sams Whitson May 10, 1947 – December 26, 2019 Joann Sams Whitson, 72 of Elm City passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, 400 College Road, Wilson. The Rev. Sonny Griswald will officia

Charles Daniel Draper, II

December 26, 2019

Charles Daniel Draper, II September 10, 1987 – December 26, 2019 Charles Daniel Draper, II, 32 of Elm City passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.

Donald Ray Blackmon

December 25, 2019

Donald Ray Blackmon January 17, 1958 – December 25, 2019 Donald Ray Blackmon, 61 of Lucama passed away Wednesday at his home surrounded by his loving family. His funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home,

Carol Smith Hinnant

December 24, 2019

Carol Smith Hinnant June 4, 1957 – December 24, 2019 Carol Smith Hinnant, 62 of Kenly passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Buckho

Lucy Olivia Brantley

December 23, 2019

Lucy Olivia Brantley May 25, 1926 – December 23, 2019 Lucy Olivia Brantley, 93 of Bailey passed away Monday. Graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 24, 2019 in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. Condolences may be direct

Rachel Warwick Edwards

December 23, 2019

Rachel Warwick Edwards November 19, 1948 – December 23, 2019 Rachel Warwick Edwards, 71 of Bailey passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 5142 N 58, Wilson. Interment will

Eva Dickens Barry

December 22, 2019

Eva Dickens Barry September 3, 1927 – December 22, 2019 Eva Dickens Barry, 92 of Wilson, formerly of Marietta, Georgia passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held in Melwood Cemetery in Stone Mountain, Georgia at a later time. Eva

Ruby Lamm Barnes

December 22, 2019

Ruby Lamm Barnes January 4, 1923 – December 22, 2019 Ruby went to her heavenly home peacefully on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Her memorial service will be held at the Elm City Methodist Church, 10

Lela Lynn Barnes

December 21, 2019

Lela Lynn Barnes July 13, 1984 – December 21, 2019 Lela Lynn Barnes, 35 of Wilson passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday from 12 – 2 p.m. at St. John A.M.E. Zion Church, 119 Pender Street E, Wi

Mozelle Bailey Hawley

December 19, 2019

Mozelle Bailey Hawley October 2, 1932 – December 19, 2019 Mozelle Bailey Hawley, 87 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Godwin, Hawley, Lentz Family Cemetery, 200 Zelma Road, Kenly. The Rev.

Veteran

Major Robert Arnold Carlson, USMC (Ret)

December 17, 2019

Major Robert Arnold Carlson, USMC (Ret) September 4, 1937 – December 17, 2019 Robert “Bob” Arnold Carlson, USMC retired, 82 of Wilson, NC passed away Tuesday. Robert’s mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. T

Billy Faye Williams

December 16, 2019

Billy Faye Williams September 20, 1937 – December 16, 2019 Billy “Faye” Williams, 82, of Wilson passed away Monday. A celebration of life will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson

Carl Ray Perry

December 16, 2019

Carl Ray Perry July 28, 1951 – December 16, 2019 Carl Ray Perry, 68 of Bailey passed away Monday, December 16, 2019. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway

Tony Wayne Creech

December 14, 2019

Tony Wayne Creech February 12, 1948 – December 14, 2019 Tony Wayne Creech, 71 of Sims passed away Saturday. His funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem

Rebecca "Becky" Lamm High

December 13, 2019

Rebecca Lamm High March 15, 1938 – December 13, 2019 Rebecca “Becky” Lamm High, 81 of Bailey passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant. Interment will

Sammie King

December 11, 2019

Sammie King April 13, 1944 – December 11, 2019 Sammie King, 75, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Pastor William Presnell

Thomas Allen Wilson

December 10, 2019

Thomas Allen Wilson November 29, 1963 – December 10, 2019 Thomas Allen Wilson, 56 of Middlesex passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Black C

Frances Watson Vick

December 7, 2019

Frances Watson Vick June 22, 1941 – December 7, 2019 Frances Watson Vick, 78 of Wilson passed away early Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will

Barbara Bass Galloway

December 4, 2019

Barbara Bass Galloway February 13, 1936 – December 4, 2019 Barbara Bass Galloway, 83 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Everg

Christine Serena Pridgen

December 4, 2019

Christine Serena Pridgen May 10, 1940 – December 4, 2019 Christine Serena Pridgen, 79, of Black Creek passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Ray Wells will officiate. The f

Rochelle McCray Adams

December 4, 2019

Rochelle McCray Adams November 13, 1942 – December 4, 2019 Rochelle Adams, 77, of Rocky Mount passed away Wednesday. The family will receive friends 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road P

Harriet Pearce Pittman

December 2, 2019

Harriet Pearce Pittman December 8, 1937 – December 2, 2019 Harriet Pearce Pittman, 81 of Wilson passed away Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen