Obituaries

Charles William White

November 27, 2020

Charles William White April 27, 1932 – November 27, 2020 Charles William White, 88 of Wilson passed away Friday. Charles is survived by his niece, Brenda Jo Hunter and husband, Jerry; nephews, Kermit White and wife, Connie, and Billy White

Claude Edward Walston

November 27, 2020

Claude Edward Walston August 12, 1946 – November 27, 2020 Claude Edward Walston, 74 of Lucama passed away on Friday. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Timothy Johnson will offi

James Edward Beverly

November 27, 2020

James Edward Beverly September 9, 1981 – November 27, 2020 James Edward Beverly, 39 of Wilson passed away Friday, November 27, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The R

Sandra Budka Serani

November 25, 2020

Sandra Budka Serani March 26, 1942 – November 25, 2020 Sandra Budka Serani, 78 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A private service will be held for the family. Sandra is survived by her daughters, Shelley Bailey and husband, Kent of Wilson a

Melvin “Johnny” Williams, Jr.

November 25, 2020

Melvin “Johnny” Williams, Jr. October 8, 1946 – November 25, 2020 Melvin John "Johnny" Williams, Jr., age 74, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, after a long battle with cancer, including a recent major setback which hospitalized

Mitchell Glover Williams

November 24, 2020

Mitchell Glover Williams December 19, 1944 – November 24, 2020 Mitchell “Mickey” Glover Williams, 75 of Sims passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Glover Family Cemetery, Sims. The Rev. Rusty Russell

William Earl Lamm

November 24, 2020

William Earl Lamm January 16, 1947 – November 24, 2020 William Earl Lamm, 73 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Black Creek Cemetery, Black Creek. The Rev. Raymond Matthews will officiate. Ea

Barbara Bongard Rogers

November 23, 2020

Barbara Bongard Rogers June 3, 1929 – November 23, 2020 Barbara Bongard Rogers, daughter of the American Southwest, wife of her beloved “Paddington Bear” for more than fifty years and the mother of two sons, passed away peacefully during th

Bobby Lynn Hinnant

November 23, 2020

Bobby Lynn Hinnant July 28, 1953 – November 23, 2020 Bobby Lynn Hinnant, 67 of Wilson passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at noon on Friday, November 27, 2020 in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Billy Ray Lucas will

Violet Webb Williams Phillips

November 23, 2020

Violet Webb Williams Phillips December 7, 1932 – November 23, 2020 Violet Webb Williams Phillips passed away on Monday, November 23rd, just shy of her 88th birthday. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. We

Teresa "Terri" Palk Page

November 22, 2020

Teresa Palk Page June 24, 1957 – November 22, 2020 Teresa “Terri” Palk Page, 63 of Middlesex passed away Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Jerry

Gordon Buck LeGrand, MD

November 21, 2020

Gordon Buck LeGrand, MD Gordon Buck LeGrand, MD, 81, of Raleigh passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020. A private graveside service for the family will be held in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, North Carolina. Gordon is survived by his wife, J

Faithe White VanHook

November 20, 2020

Faithe White VanHook June 13, 1942 – November 20, 2020 Faithe White VanHook, 78 of Saratoga, passed away Friday. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Faithe is survived by her son, James VanHook; daughter, Danielle VanHo

Jesse Dorman James

November 20, 2020

Jesse Dorman James August 3, 1941 – November 20, 2020 Jesse Dorman James, 79 of Wilson passed away peacefully at home on November 20, 2020 and is now dwelling in the house of Our Lord Jesus Christ. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.

David L. Pope

November 17, 2020

David L. Pope August 28, 1941 – November 17, 2020 David L. Pope, 79 of Stantonsburg passed away peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Stantonsburg Town Cemeter

W. Rufus Winstead

November 17, 2020

W. Rufus Winstead July 21, 1937 – November 17, 2020 W. Rufus Winstead, 83 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Daniel Vester will officiate. The family wi

Roy Travis Page

November 15, 2020

Roy Travis Page February 12, 1943 – November 15, 2020 Roy Travis Page, 77 of Stantonsburg passed away Sunday. A graveside service with Masonic Rites will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stantonsburg Town Cemetery, Stantonsburg. Travis ser

John Gray Koster, Sr.

November 14, 2020

John Gray Koster, Sr. December 14, 1942 – November 14, 2020 John Gray Koster, Sr. a lifelong resident of Wilson, left this earth to be with the lord on Saturday, November 14th while surrounded by his loving family. John was preceded in death

Peggy Waldine Barnes

November 14, 2020

Peggy Waldine Barnes March 8, 1932 – November 14, 2020 Our beloved Peggy passed away at Kitty Askins Hospice on Saturday, November 14, 2020 after a brief illness. Born in 1932 at her family farm on Wiggins Mill Road in Wilson County, Peggy was

Douglas Best Whitley, Sr.

November 13, 2020

Douglas Best Whitley, Sr. May 30, 1928 – November 13, 2020 Douglas Best Whitley, Sr., 92 of Wilson passed away Friday, November 13, 2020. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will

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