Obituaries

Tony Keith Boykin

June 12, 2020

Tony Keith Boykin April 14, 1953 – June 12, 2020 Tony Keith Boykin, 67 of Middlesex passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Hollywood Cemetery, Middlesex. The Rev. Walter Blackman will officiate. The family

James Steven Clevinger

June 12, 2020

James Steven Clevinger Jan. 12, 1960 – June 12, 2020 James Steven Clevinger, 60 of Wilson passed away Friday, June 12, 2020. A visitation will be held Tuesday evening, June 23, 2020 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Roa

Barbara Bowen Renfrow

June 10, 2020

Barbara Bowen Renfrow December 15, 1933 – June 10, 2020 Barbara Bowen Renfrow, 86 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The f

Idalia Oglesby High

June 8, 2020

Idalia Oglesby High September 9, 1927 – June 8, 2020 Idalia Oglesby High, 92 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memori

Charles Arthur Pate, Jr.

June 8, 2020

Charles Arthur Pate, Jr. January 12, 1956 – June 8, 2020 Charles Arthur “Chuck” Pate, Jr., 64 of Sims passed away Monday. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday evening at 5 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Aubrey Will

Gaylord Keith Daughety

June 5, 2020

Gaylord Keith Daughety December 19, 1942 – June 5, 2020 Gaylord Keith Daughety, 77 of Wilson passed away Friday. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Wilson Industrial Airport, Hanger D, 4541 Airport Dri

Rudell Watson Massey

June 4, 2020

Rudell Watson Massey June 8, 1935 – June 4, 2020 Rudell Watson Massey, 84 of Spring Hope passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at White Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 3967 W Hornes Church Road, Bailey. Th

Henry E. Phillips

June 3, 2020

Henry E. Phillips November 5, 1949 – June 3, 2020 Henry E. Phillips, 70 of Bailey passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment w

Bertha Carraway Parris

June 3, 2020

Bertha Carraway Parris April 24, 1927 – June 3, 2020 Bertha Carraway Parris, 93 of Fremont passed away Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment wil

Marvin “Mark” Leonard Collier

June 3, 2020

Marvin “Mark” Leonard Collier May 7, 1961 – June 3, 2020 Mark Collier, 59 of Rocky Mount passed away Wednesday. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 4 – 5:15 p.m. with his service following at 5:30 p.m. at Joyner’s F

William Earl Williamson

May 30, 2020

William Earl Williamson March 20, 1927 – May 30, 2020 William Earl “Bud” Williamson, 93 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson with visitation following. The R

Annie R. Sessoms

May 30, 2020

Annie R. Sessoms September 3, 1938 – May 30, 2020 Annie R. Sessoms, 81 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. Teresa Barnes will officiate. Annie loved the

James Clifton Cale, Jr.

May 29, 2020

James Clifton Cale, Jr. February 2, 1945 – May 29, 2020 James Clifton “Booty” Cale, Jr., 75 of Wilson passed away Friday. “Booty” is survived by his wife, Annie C. Cale of the home; son, Jacob C. Cale of Wilson; sisters, Brenda Oll

Randy Earl Kientz

May 28, 2020

Randy Earl Kientz February 12, 1955 – May 28, 2020 Randy Earl Kientz, 65 of Wilson passed away Thursday. The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 2 – 4 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Dorothy Ann Pate Weaver

May 28, 2020

Dorothy Ann Pate Weaver February 14, 1946 – May 28, 2020 Dorothy Ann Pate Weaver, 74, of Wilson passed away Thursday. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, better known as ‘Ann’, loved her grandchildren as well as her church. She was a

Sharon H. Pierce

May 26, 2020

Sharon H. Pierce February 18, 1942 – May 26, 2020 Sharon H. Pierce, 78 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Sharon is survived by her son, Charles Wayne Pierce, Jr. and wife, Alice of Elm City and

Joseph Ray Harper

May 25, 2020

Joseph Ray Harper October 25, 1934 – May 25, 2020 Joseph Ray Harper, 85 of Wilson passed away Monday. A private graveside service will be held for the family. Friends are welcome Thursday afternoon from 12 – 5 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral

Bruce Edwards

May 24, 2020

Bruce Edwards June 2, 1942 – May 24, 2020 Bruce Edwards, 77 of Middlesex passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Wake Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Hollywood Cemetery, Middlesex. The Rev. Buddy Wagnon wil

Barbara Windham Turnage

May 23, 2020

Barbara Windham Turnage August 27, 1938 – May 23, 2020 Barbara Windham Turnage, 81 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen

Troy Bennett

May 23, 2020

Troy Bennett November 11, 1971 - May 23, 2020 Darrell Troy Bennett, Jr., 48 passed away in his sleep on May 23, 2020. He was the son of Lillie Compton Bennett and the late Darrell Troy Bennett, Sr. Troy enjoyed sharing his knowledge and exper

Joyce Hill Ferrell

May 22, 2020

Joyce Hill Ferrell July 6, 1935 – May 22, 2020 Joyce Hill Ferrell, 84 of Wilson passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening f

Ann Seeley Lee Woodard

May 21, 2020

Ann Seeley Lee Woodard April 5, 1937 – May 21, 2020 Ann Seeley Lee Woodard died peacefully on May 21, 2020 in Carthage, North Carolina. She was born April 5, 1937 in Troy, to Harvey Glenn Lee Sr. and Ann Miller Seeley Lee. She is survived by da

Blanche Parker Moseley Worrell

May 20, 2020

Blanche Parker Moseley Worrell September 30, 1923 – May 20, 2020 Blanche Moseley Parker Worrell "Aunt Bunchie", 96 of Elm City passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Parker Family Cemetery, London Churc

William Aubrey Holloman, Sr.

May 20, 2020

William Aubrey Holloman, Sr. January 18, 1942 – May 20, 2020 William Aubrey Holloman, Sr., 78 of Rocky Mount passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will

Bessie Pennington deKeyzer

May 19, 2020

Bessie Pennington deKeyzer November 29, 1929 – May 19, 2020 Bessie Pennington deKeyzer, 90 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Joe Shakour will officiate.