Obituaries

Rev. Daniel Alton Mayo

August 25, 2020

Rev. Daniel Alton Mayo January 10, 1966 – August 25, 2020 Rev. Daniel Alton Mayo, 54 of Kenly passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Saratoga Holiness Church, 8307 Rebecca Street, Saratoga. Interment will

Earlene Ellen Ferguson

August 25, 2020

Earlene Ellen Ferguson November 18, 1949 – August 25, 2020 Earlene Ellen Ferguson, 70 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

Connie Jackson Evans

August 25, 2020

Connie Jackson Evans September 15, 1956 – August 25, 2020 Connie “Gail” Jackson Evans, 63 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Pa

Frances Burnette

August 24, 2020

Frances Burnette May 11, 1937 – August 24, 2020 Frances Burnette 83 of Bailey passed away Monday. Graveside inurnment will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. Frances is survived by her son, Ronnie Burnette of Bailey

Floyd T Rhodes, JR

August 24, 2020

Floyd T (TED) Rhodes, JR Sept 27, 1942 – Aug 24, 2020 Ted Rhodes, Jr. passed away at home on August 24th after a battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his son, Jonathan S. Rhodes; parents, Theodore and Louise Brown Rhodes and hi

Susan Dunning

August 21, 2020

Susan Dunning December 29, 1957 – August 21, 2020 Susan Dunning, 62 of Bailey passed away Friday. Susan is survived by her daughter, Brandy Massey and husband, Josh of Zebulon; sons, J.R. Dunning and wife, Tina of Minonk, Illinois and Eric R

Millard Cornelia Patterson "Pat"

August 19, 2020

Millard Cornelia Patterson July 8, 1928 - August 19, 2020 Millard Cornelia "Pat" Patterson, 92 of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  A graveside service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in Bailey Cemetery, Bailey. The Reverend Scott Ezzell will off

Dwight Dewey Thorne

August 18, 2020

Dwight Dewey Thorne October 8, 1948 - August 18, 2020 Dwight Dewey Thorne, 71 of Sims passed away Tuesday. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Joyner's Funeral Home, Wilson. The Reverend Joe Shakour will officiate. Interment wi

Jeannie Gray Burney

August 18, 2020

Jeannie Gray Burney Deacon Jeannie Burney was born on January 18, 1945 to the late Nora G. Burney and James Richard Burney in Wilson, N.C. She departed this life on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 4:46 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Sunday,

Garland Lemmons

August 14, 2020

Garland Lemmons July 19, 1938 – August 14, 2020 Garland Lemmons 82 passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020. Born in Wilson County on July 19, 1938 to the late Garland Earl and Mamie Lamm Lemmons. Garland is survived by his wife of 61 years, J

Danny Thomas Parker

August 14, 2020

Danny Thomas Parker January 14, 1958 – August 14, 2020 Danny Thomas Parker, 62 passed way on Friday. Born in Wilson County to the late Marvin Putney Parker and Mary Louise Allen Parker. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Donald Allen

Simpson Smith

August 13, 2020

Simpson Smith July 13, 1931 – August 13, 2020 Simpson “Bones” Smith passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wil

Deborah Sue Pappas

August 12, 2020

Deborah Sue Pappas December 29, 1955 – August 12, 2020 Deborah Sue Pappas, 64 crossed over into the promised land, while at home with her family on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Deborah had a warm, kind heart and a sense of humor that gained her

James Franklin Anderson

August 12, 2020

James Franklin Anderson January 8, 1943 – August 12, 2020 James Franklin “Frank” Anderson, 77 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh

Mindy Davis Pierce

August 11, 2020

Mindy Davis Pierce January 23, 1979 – August 9, 2020 Mindy Davis Pierce lost her three-year courageous battle with cancer Sunday, August 9, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Mindy was a beloved wife, mom, daughter, sister, aunt, granddaug

Jean Brantley Stone

August 11, 2020

Jean Brantley Stone May 9, 1929 – August 11, 2020 Jean Brantley Stone, 91 of Bailey peacefully went to be with Jesus surrounded by her family on Tuesday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bailey Baptist Church, 6646 Dean

George James Coley

August 11, 2020

George James Coley September 18, 1956 – August 11, 2020 George James Coley, 63 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. George is preceded in death by his wife Peggy. He was the son of the late James (Bud) and Bonnie Coley. George is survived by

Karen Carr Bunn

August 9, 2020

Karen Carr Bunn March 12, 1979 – August 9, 2020 Karen Bunn, 41, of Rocky Mount passed away Sunday August 9, 2020. Karen is survived by her husband, Charles J. “Trip” Bunn; her daughters, Reagan Bunn and Avery Bunn of the home; parents, J

Joann Tomlinson Merritt

August 6, 2020

Joann Tomlinson Merritt May 7, 1937 – August 6, 2020 Joann Tomlinson Merritt, 83 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Dr. Ken Barnes will officiate. Family

Braxton Hill

August 6, 2020

Braxton Hill March 5, 1933 – August 6, 2020 Braxton Hill, age 87, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday morning August 6, 2020. He was born in Johnston County to Tonie and Ludie Edwards Hill. Mr. Hill gave his heart to the Lord in 1953

Donald Joe Best

August 5, 2020

Donald Joe Best October 13, 1938 – August 5, 2020 Donald Joe Best, 81 of Wilson passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Chris Greenwood will offic

Elaine Flowers Rochelle

August 5, 2020

Elaine Flowers Rochelle August 17, 1941 – August 5, 2020 Elaine Flowers Rochelle, 78 of Wilson passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Her graveside will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday August 12, 2020 in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Th

Mary Elizabeth Parker Ferrell

August 4, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Parker Ferrell 04/19/1929- 08/04/2020 Mary Elizabeth Ferrell of Wilson, also known as Mary Lib, or Lib and by her family as ‘Doodie’ was called home to Jesus in her sleep on August 4, 2020, at the age of ninety-one. She will

Kali Nicole Woodruff

July 31, 2020

Kali Nicole Woodruff December 6, 1997 – July 31, 2020 Kali Nicole Woodruff, 22 of Elm City passed away Friday, July 31, 2020. Her funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Rock Hil

Mary Ellen Wells Gardner

July 30, 2020

Mary Ellen Wells Gardner September 10, 1949 – July 30, 2020 Mary Ellen Wells Gardner, 70 of Selma passed away Thursday. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. Th