Obituaries

Tullie Duane Scarborough

January 19, 2021

Tullie Duane Scarborough September 20, 1954 – January 19, 2021 Tullie Duane Scarborough, 66 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Duane loved riding motorcycles, target shooting and collecting model trains. Duane is survived by his loving wife

Ronald Joe Boykin

January 19, 2021

Ronald Joe Boykin December 4, 1955 – January 19, 2021 Ronald Joe Boykin, 65 of Black Creek passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ronald is survived by his sons, Ronald Joe Boykin, Jr. and with Kathi of Black

Robert Louis Etheridge

January 19, 2021

Robert Louis Etheridge February 18, 1934 – January 19, 2021 Robert Louis Etheridge, 86 of Bailey passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will be private. The Rev. D

Joseph Dean Wall

January 19, 2021

Joseph Dean Wall September 16, 1966 – January 19, 2021 Joseph “Dean” Wall, 54 of Lucama passed away in his sleep at home on January 19, 2021. Funeral services will be held Friday evening at 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The

Michael Jeff Barberio, Sr.

January 18, 2021

Michael Jeff Barberio, Sr. December 5, 1949 – January 18, 2021 Michael Jeff Barberio, Sr., 71 of Sneads Ferry passed away Monday. Michael was very crafty, loved wood working and fishing. He was very strong in the Word of God and loved pre

Thomas Earl Batchelor

January 18, 2021

Thomas Earl Batchelor May 20, 1944 – January 18, 2021 Thomas Earl Batchelor, 76 of Lucama passed away Monday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment will follow

Esther Purdy Ruffin

January 17, 2021

Esther Purdy Ruffin January 1, 1939 – January 17, 2021 Esther Purdy Ruffin, 82 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Cliff Lewin will offi

Katherine Neville Brantley

January 17, 2021

Katherine Neville Brantley June 9, 1935 – January 17, 2021 Katherine Neville Brantley, 85 of Wilson passed away on Sunday. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Oakdale C

Eva Marie Wiggins Craft

January 17, 2021

Eva Marie Wiggins Craft November 28, 1935 – January 17, 2021 Eva Marie Wiggins Craft, 85 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen

Sarah Peralta Smith

January 17, 2021

Sarah Livia Peralta Smith October 4, 1942 – January 17, 2021 Sarah “Sally” Livia Peralta Smith, 78 passed away peacefully at home with beloved family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home

Jiles Ranson Boykin, Jr.

January 17, 2021

Jiles Ranson Boykin, Jr. April 29, 1932 – January 17, 2021 Jiles Ranson Boykin, Jr., 88 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Son of the late Jiles Ranson Boykin, Sr. and Gladys Smith Boykin. His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at J

Catherine B. Holloman

January 16, 2021

Catherine B. Holloman WILSON – Catherine B. Holloman, age 91, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Born in Johnston County, NC on September 8, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Minnie Barbour. She was also preceded in death

Fay Bass Tomlinson

January 16, 2021

Fay Bass Tomlinson March 23, 1928 - January 16, 2021 Fay Bass Tomlinson, 92, of Black Creek passed away Saturday. The immediate family will have a private burial, with a celebration of life to be held at a later date. Friends and family may pay

Phyllis Carver Pearce

January 15, 2021

Phyllis Carver Pearce October 6, 1955 – January 15, 2021 Phyllis Carver Pearce, 65 of Bailey passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Phyllis i

William Worth Skinner

January 14, 2021

William Worth Skinner April 5, 1955 – January 14, 2021 William Worth Skinner, 65 of Lucama passed away Thursday. Inurnment will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Worth was retired from Firestone. His favorite hob

Kenneth Mark Williams, Sr.

January 13, 2021

Kenneth Mark Williams, Sr. October 26, 1943 – January 13, 2021 Kenneth Mark Williams, Sr., 77 passed away Wednesday after a long battle of cancer. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Kenne

Margie Coley Holland

January 11, 2021

Margie Coley Holland November 23, 1939 – January 11, 2021 Margie Coley Holland, 81 of Bailey passed way Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memor

Marjorie Lynn Rutter

January 9, 2021

Marjorie Lynn Rutter March 9, 1939 – January 9, 2021 Marjorie Lynn “Marge” Cramer Rutter, 81 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Winstead United Methodist Church, Wilson. Inurnment will be

Vicki Lee Brkic

January 7, 2021

Vicki Lee Brkic February 15, 1967 – January 7, 2021 Vicki Lee Brkic, 53 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening with the family receiving friends immediately following the service at Joyner’s

Mahala Williford

January 7, 2021

Mahala Williford August 8, 1945 – January 7, 2021 Mahala Williford, 75 of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, formerly of Wilson, North Carolina. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. The Rev. Johnni

Robert Kemp Raper

January 6, 2021

Robert Kemp Raper May 9, 1957 – January 6, 2021 Robert Kemp Raper, 63 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Black Creek Cemetery, Black Creek. The Pastor Lewis Forsythe will officiate. The

Lawrence Acosta Hysler

January 6, 2021

Lawrence Acosta Hysler January 15, 1936 – January 6, 2021 Lawrence “Larry” Acosta Hysler, 84 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Th

Anderson Joseph Hall

January 5, 2021

Anderson Joseph Hall July 30, 1997 – January 5, 2021 Anderson Hall, 23 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A private graveside service will be held for the family. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’

Lynn D Widener

January 5, 2021

Lynn D Widener December 7, 1944 – January 5, 2021 SGM Lynn D Widener US Army Retired, 76, affectionately known as “Stretch”, was taken from this earth on Jan 5, 2021. He was raised on a small farm in Westminster, Maryland where he lost hi

Sarah Ford Howard

January 4, 2021

Sarah Ford Howard October 3, 1947 – January 4, 2021 Sarah Ford Howard, 73 of Wilson passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Her nephew, Chris Edgerton will officiate. Sar