Obituaries

Betty Adams Matthews

December 2, 2019

Betty Adams Matthews November 24, 1943 - December 2, 2019 Betty Adams Matthews, 76 of Castalia passed away Monday. The family will receive friends at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Bet

Peggy Brice Joyner

December 2, 2019

Peggy Brice Joyner May 10, 1937 – December 2, 2019 Peggy Brice Joyner, 82 of Sharpsburg passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cem

Graham Stanley Rowe, Jr.

December 1, 2019

Graham Stanley Rowe, Jr. September 19, 1953 – December 1, 2019 Graham Stanley Rowe, Jr., 66 of Lucama passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Pastor Greg Nethercutt will off

Roger Dale McKeel

November 29, 2019

Roger Dale McKeel March 21, 1957 – November 29, 2019 Roger Dale Mckeel, 62 of Bailey passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. The Rev. Shawn Garnett will officiate. The fam

Carolyn Taylor Wilson

November 28, 2019

Carolyn Taylor Wilson December 23, 1941 – November 28, 2019 Carolyn Taylor Wilson, 77 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Black Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church, 511 East Center Street,

Terry Lyon Hemingway

November 28, 2019

Terry Lyon Hemingway May 27, 1942 – November 28, 2019 Terry “Ted” Lyon Hemingway, 77 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 100 W Green Street, Wilson. The

William Dewey High

November 27, 2019

William Dewey High Oct. 11, 1954 – Nov. 27, 2019 William Dewey High passed away on November 27, 2019. Dewey is survived by a son, Robert High and wife, Eva Lani High; grandchildren, Conon High and Olympia (Ali) High of San Diego, California

Janice Marie Thorne Brock

November 26, 2019

Janice Marie Thorne Brock October 25, 1948 – November 26, 2019 Janice Marie Thorne Brock, 73 of Elm City passed away Tuesday. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 612 Vance Street NW, Wilson.

LaVerne Bissette Hill

November 25, 2019

LaVerne Bissette Hill September 7, 1942 – November 25, 2019 LaVerne Bissette Hill, 77 of Lucama passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Map

Ronald Kay Lamm

November 25, 2019

Ronald Kay Lamm October 9, 1942 – November 25, 2019 Ronald Kay Lamm, 77 of Sims passed away Monday. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday

Lonnie Karl Edwards

November 25, 2019

Lonnie Karl Edwards December 9, 1940 – November 25, 2019 Lonnie Karl Edwards, 78, of Rocky Mount passed away Monday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 Friday at Lake Gaston Baptist Church, 128 Lynwood Road, Littleton. Interment w

Shirley Mae Demeritt

November 24, 2019

Shirley Mae Demeritt December 3, 1932 – November 24, 2019 Shirley Mae Demeritt, 86 of Elm City, formerly of Deland and Key West, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at home. Her funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, November

Troy Fisher Stone

November 23, 2019

Troy Fisher Stone December 18, 1997 – November 23, 2019 Troy Fisher Stone, 21 of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Stone Herita

Mark Thomas Batts

November 21, 2019

Mark Thomas Batts January 11, 1972 – November 21, 2019 Mark Thomas Batts, 47, of Elm City passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Mark Uzupan will officiate.

Jean Barry Caldwell Reece Speight

November 21, 2019

Jean Barry Caldwell Reece Speight March 2, 1943 – November 21, 2019 Jean Barry Caldwell Reece Speight, aged 76, passed away at Parkwood Village in Wilson, November 21, 2019, from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease. ‘’Jeannie,”

John Cogdell Hood, III

November 21, 2019

John Cogdell Hood, III May 10, 1953 – November 21, 2019 John Cogdell “Jay” Hood, III, 66, of Wilson passed away Thursday. A celebration of his life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday at St. John A.M.E. Zion Church, 119 E. Pender Street,

Thomas Edward Beaman

November 20, 2019

Thomas Edward Beaman April 29, 1942 – November 20, 2019 Thomas Edward Beaman, 77, of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 311 W Nash Street, Wilson. Interment will fo

William Iverson Skinner, Jr.

November 20, 2019

William Iverson Skinner, Jr. November 12, 1937 – November 20, 2019 William Iverson Skinner, Jr., 82 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway

Robbie Yates Summerlin

November 19, 2019

Robbie Yates Summerlin January 21, 1957 – November 19, 2019 Robbie Yates Summerlin, 62 of Elm City passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be he

William Frank Mitchell, Jr.

November 18, 2019

William (Bill) Frank Mitchell, Jr. August 20, 1939 – November 18, 2019 William Frank Mitchell, Jr., 80 of Wilson passed away Monday. A celebration of life will be held Thursday, November 21st at 4 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh

Annie Mozelle Banks Inscore

November 18, 2019

Annie Mozelle Banks Inscore January 26, 1923 – November 18, 2019 Annie “Mozelle” Banks Inscore, 96 formally of Wilson peacefully passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9:10 a.m. with her son and caretaker, Tony H. Inscore by her side. A

Ruth Corbitt Russell

November 18, 2019

Ruth Corbitt Russell November 17, 1937 – November 18, 2019 Ruth Corbitt Russell, 82, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Peace Church, Wilson. A graveside service will be held at 11:00

Gladys Cuddington Glover

November 17, 2019

Gladys Cuddington Glover May 21, 1931 – November 17, 2019 Gladys Cuddington Glover, 88 of Wilson passed away Sunday. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. T

Steven Bryce Liggon

November 16, 2019

Steven Bryce Liggon June 13, 1995 – November 16, 2019 Steven Bryce Liggon, 24 of Grimesland passed away Saturday. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday morning at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Zilphia High Nichols

November 15, 2019

Zilphia High Nichols January 30, 1926 – November 15, 2019 Zilphia High Nichols, 93 of Sims passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Marsh Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church, 6664 Rock Ridge School Roa