Obituaries

Rebecca "Becky" Bass Cooke

August 18, 2021

Rebecca Bass Cooke October 23, 1929 – August 18, 2021 Rebecca Bass Cooke, 91 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Evansdale United Methodist Church, 4334 Evansdale Road, Wilson. Graveside serv

Hazel Dawson Coley

August 17, 2021

Hazel Dawson Coley January 17, 1929 – August 17, 2021 Hazel Dawson Coley, 92 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Wils

Alice Joyner Godwin

August 10, 2021

Alice Joyner Godwin April 28, 1932 – August 10, 2021 Alice Joyner Godwin, 89, of Wilson passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021. The family will receive friends Friday, August 13, 2021, from 10 – 11 a.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh

Robert Lee Bailey, Jr.

August 10, 2021

Robert Lee Bailey, Jr. November 19, 1955 – August 10, 2021 Robert Lee Bailey, Jr., passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Services are pending at this time. Robert is survived by his companion, Glenda K. Hodge. Condolences directed to Jo

Janet "NANA" Evans Melvin

August 9, 2021

Janet Evans Melvin May 3, 1952 – August 9, 2021 Janet “Nana” Evans Melvin, 69 of Wilson passed away Monday. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 14, 2021, in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Dr. David Radford wil

Fred Carroll Vick, Jr.

August 9, 2021

Fred Carroll Vick, Jr. May 22, 1959 – August 9, 2021 Fred Carroll Vick, Jr., 62 of Wilson passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday morning in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Mike Renfrow will officiate. T

Elwood Lee Smith

August 8, 2021

Elwood Lee Smith October 31, 1933 – August 8, 2021 Elwood Lee Smith, 87 of Wilson passed away Sunday. A service will be held at a later date. Elwood is survived by his son, Michael Smith; daughters, Tina Boudreau and Linda Carlson; grandson

Georgie Tedder Lamm

August 8, 2021

Georgie Tedder Lamm February 22, 1932 - August 8, 2021 Georgie Tedder Lamm, 89 of Bailey passed away Sunday, August 8, 2021. Her funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be conduc

Jane Albritton

August 6, 2021

Jane Albritton September 12, 1939 – August 6, 2021 Jane Albritton, 81 of Wilson passed away Friday. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at West Nash United Methodist Church, 2200 Nash Street N, Wilson. The Rev. William Hol

Lois Marie Cooper

August 6, 2021

Lois Marie Cooper January 4, 1924 – August 6, 2021 Lois Marie Cooper, 97 of Wilson passed away Friday. A service of remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Heather W

Thomas Ivey McKeel

August 5, 2021

Thomas Ivey McKeel June 1, 1937 – August 5, 2021 Thomas Ivey McKeel, 84 of Bailey passed away Thursday. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park,

Lisa Ayers Skinner

August 5, 2021

Lisa Ayers Skinner March 13, 1964 – August 5, 2021 Lisa Ayers Skinner, 57 of Stantonsburg passed away Thursday. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at West Wilson Church of God, 3322 NC 42, Wilson. Bishop Steve Edmondson will of

Harold David Glover

August 4, 2021

Harold David Glover January 19, 1948 – August 4, 2021 Harold David Glover, 73, of Wilson, passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. David was a loving husband, wonderful father, loyal brother, and exceptional friend. He was married to the lov

Willie Junior Johnson

August 3, 2021

Willie Junior Johnson August 7, 1932 – August 3, 2021 Willie Junior Johnson, 88 of Middlesex passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Middlesex Baptist Church, 11460 W Stewart Street, Middlesex. Inter

Jay Langston

August 3, 2021

Jay Langston December 5, 1964 – August 3, 2021 Jay Langston, 56 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Jay’s grandchildren were the li

Harold Lloyd Medlin

August 2, 2021

Harold Lloyd Medlin December 2, 1952 – August 2, 2021 Harold Lloyd Medlin, 68 of Cedar Point, formerly of Wilson passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 6, 2021, in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Re

Earnest Thomas Moore

July 31, 2021

Earnest Thomas Moore February 10, 1941 – July 31, 2021 Earnest Thomas Moore, 80 of Wilson, passed away Saturday. Tom retired from Saint Gobain of Wilson and was the owner and operator of “Uncle Tom’s Tackle Shop” Tom is survived by

Peggy Yvonne Boykin Perry

July 29, 2021

Peggy Yvonne Boykin Perry August 13, 1947 – July 29, 2021 Peggy Yvonne Boykin Perry, 73 of Bailey passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021. Her funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, August 2, 2021, evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wil

Willie Howard Jones

July 28, 2021

Willie Howard Jones July 7, 1935 – July 28, 2021 Willie “Buck” Howard Jones, 86 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, with the family receiving friends fol

Judith Barnes Benson

July 27, 2021

Judith Barnes Benson July 30, 1940 – July 27, 2021 Judith “Judy” Barnes Benson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson with the family receiving friends following the service in

Eleanor Jean Bell

July 27, 2021

Eleanor Jean Bell November 19, 1928 – July 27, 2021 Eleanor Jean Bell, 92 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson with a grave

Kylie Rayne Woodard

July 26, 2021

Baby Kylie Rayne Woodard passed away on Monday. A private service will be held for the family. Kylie is survived by her mother, Teran Skinner; father, Steven Chad Woodard; brother, Baylor Skinner; grandparents, Amy and Wayne Skinner of Sims, and T

Priscilla Purdy Harris Kosiba

July 26, 2021

Priscilla Purdy Harris Kosiba July 25, 1936 – July 26, 2021 Priscilla Purdy Harris Kosiba, 85 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Intermen

Tyler Stephen Driver

July 24, 2021

Tyler Stephen Driver August 11, 1995 – July 24, 2021 Tyler Stephen Driver, 25 of Raleigh passed away Saturday. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment to follow in Bailey Town Cemetery

Lois Jean Wiggins Joyner

July 23, 2021

Lois Jean Wiggins Joyner March 31, 1938 – July 23, 2021 Lois Jean Wiggins Joyner, 83 of Elm City passed away Friday peacefully in her home. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. with her funeral following at