Obituaries

William David Bensinger

February 23, 2021

William David Bensinger October 30, 1944 – February 23, 2021 William David Bensinger, 76 of Rocky Mount passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. William served his country with honor and pride during the Vietnam

Danny Ray Wilson

February 20, 2021

Danny Ray Wilson October 07, 1947 – February 20, 2021 Danny Ray Wilson, 73 of Sims passed away peacefully Saturday morning at his home surrounded by his loving wife and family. His funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Joyner’s

Jo Ann Gay Newcomb

February 17, 2021

Jo Ann Gay Newcomb August 10, 1938 – February 17, 2021 Jo Ann Gay Newcomb, 82 of Lucama passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A graveside service will be conducted at 2

Janet Allen Pridgen

February 15, 2021

Janet Allen Pridgen November 8, 1954 – February 15, 2021 Janet Allen Pridgen, 66 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The fam

Sandra Lois Williams Skinner

February 14, 2021

Sandra Lois Williams Skinner November 10, 1954 – February 14, 2021 Sandra Lois Williams Skinner, 66 of Wilson passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Sandra loved Elvis, d

Sandra Von-Stettina Ramsey

February 14, 2021

Sandra Von-Stettina Ramsey February 1, 1945 – February 14, 2021 Sandra Von-Stettina Ramsey, 76 of Wilson passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021. Her inurnment will take place at a later date in New York. She is survived by her husband, Dougl

Jane W Jones

February 13, 2021

Jane W Jones April 7, 1929 – February 13, 2021 Jane W Jones, 91 of Elm City passed away Saturday. Her funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. A private graveside will be held for the family

Janet Yvonne Poole

February 12, 2021

Janet Yvonne Poole June 16, 1958 – February 12, 2021 Janet Yvonne Poole, 62, of Wilson, passed away on February 12 with her loving husband, Sammy, by her side. Janet was born on June 16, 1958 to Dorothy Davis Garris and William “Bill” Genn

Horace Melton Meacomes, Sr.

February 10, 2021

Horace Melton Meacomes, Sr. March 15, 1925 – February 10, 2021 Horace Melton Meacomes, Sr., 95 of Bailey passed away Wednesday, he was born on March 15, 1925 and was a retired Assistant State Auditor. He was preceded in death by his wife of

James Arthur Finch, Jr.

February 9, 2021

James Arthur Finch, Jr. January 27, 1942 – February 9, 2021 James “Jimmy” Arthur Finch, Jr., 79 of Middlesex passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will fol

Marvin Alf Reed

February 6, 2021

Marvin Alf Reed August 20, 1952 – February 6, 2021 Marvin Alf “Mac” Reed Sr, 68, of Wilson, passed away peacefully on February 6th, 2021 surrounded by his family. Mac was born to parents Henry “Minge” Reed, Sr. and Ruth Coleman Reed

Della Faye Haeflinger

February 4, 2021

Della Faye Haeflinger March 25, 1947 – February 4, 2021 Della Faye Phillips Haeflinger, 73, of Lucama, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and loved ones Thursday, February 4, 2021. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 p

Frank Lewis Miller

February 1, 2021

Frank Lewis Miller May 18, 1934 – February 1, 2021 Frank Lewis Miller, 86 of Wilson passed away Monday. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. A private graveside wil

Lois P. McKenzie

January 31, 2021

Lois P. McKenzie May 8, 1952 – January 31, 2021 Lois P. McKenzie, 68 of Sims passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Chapel FWB Church, 10748 Bissette Road, Middlesex. Interment to follow in Hollywood

Julie Tempest Das

January 31, 2021

Julie Tempest Das January 17, 1959 – January 31, 2021 Julie Tempest Das, 62, of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Raleigh Road Baptist Church, 4150 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment will f

William Clarence Bowman, Jr.

January 30, 2021

William Clarence Bowman, Jr. July 18, 1971 – January 30, 2021 William “Will” Clarence Bowman, Jr., 49 of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.

John Wesley Anderson, Jr.

January 30, 2021

John Wesley Anderson, Jr. March 10, 1932 – January 30, 2021 John Wesley Anderson, Jr., 88 of Wilson was surrounded by his loving family Saturday when he left this world to go be with his Heavenly Father. A graveside service will be held at 2 p

Donald Beatty Lamm

January 29, 2021

Donald Beatty Lamm October 27, 1936 – January 29, 2021 Donald Beatty Lamm, 84, passed away on January 29th, 2021 after a 7 year bout with dementia. Born and raised in Wilson, he graduated from Charles L. Coon High School in 1955. Don then grad

Larry Revis

January 29, 2021

Larry Revis October 6, 1948 – January 29, 2021 Larry “Ronnie” Revis, 72 of Sims passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center after fighting a brave battle with Leukemia. His memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesda

Walter Dixon

January 29, 2021

Walter Dixon June 28, 1949 – January 29, 2021 Walter “Walt” Dixon, 71 of Sims passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Walter is survived by his wife, Harvi J. Dixon; son, Jason Dixon and wife, Marie; daughte

Burton John Helms

January 27, 2021

John Burton Helms August 9,1966- January 27, 2021 John Burton Helms, 54, of Wilson passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021. There will be a service honoring him Saturday, January 30th, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Raleigh Road Baptist Church, 4150 Raleigh

Richard Albert Jarrell

January 26, 2021

Richard Albert Jarrell December 7, 1928 – January 26, 2021 Richard Albert Jarrell of Wilson passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the age of 92. He was born on December 7, 1928 in Rocky Mount. He is survived by his devoted daughters, Dia

Opal Kathleen Scott

January 25, 2021

Opal Kathleen Scott October 11, 1957 – January 25, 2021 Opal Kathleen Scott, 63 of Wilson passed away Monday. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 7 p.m. and her funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. at Wilson Community Ch

Joseph “Joe” Alton Liggins Walsh

January 24, 2021

Joseph “Joe” Alton Liggins Walsh August 3, 1949 – January 24, 2021 Joseph “Joe” Alton Liggins Walsh, 71 of Rocky Mount passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Marsh Swamp Church Cemetery. The Rev.

Randy Warren McKeel

January 24, 2021

Randy Warren McKeel October 25, 1955 – January 24, 2021 Randy Warren McKeel, 65 of Sims passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 10 – 7 p.m. at the home, 6948 Teeny Road, Sims. Randy is survived by his