Obituaries

Robert Donald Simpson

June 16, 2021

Robert Donald Simpson November 12, 1934 – June 16, 2021 Robert Donald Simpson, 86 of Lucama passed away Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Buckhorn Cemetery,

James Patrick "Pat" Logan

June 14, 2021

James Patrick Logan September 25, 1950 – June 14, 2021 James Patrick Logan, 70 of Wilson passed away Monday of congestive heart failure exacerbated by COVID-19. A loving father, husband, brother and uncle. Pat Logan grew up in Fairfax, Vir

Shirley Joyner Strickland

June 11, 2021

Shirley Joyner Strickland October 28, 1938 – June 11, 2021 Shirley Joyner Strickland, 82 of Wilson passed away Friday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5260 Old Raleigh Road, Wilson.

Kenneth "Kent" Glenn Etheridge, Jr.

June 11, 2021

Kenneth Glenn Etheridge, Jr. January 13, 1989 – June 11, 2021 Kenneth “Kent” Glenn Etheridge, Jr., 32 of Wilson passed away Friday. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 9 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleig

Jesse Harrell Skinner

June 7, 2021

Jesse Harrell Skinner July 15, 1936 – June 7, 2021 Jesse Harrell Skinner, 84 of Wilson passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 at his home. He was the owner of Skinner’s Electric Service and retired from the NC State Board of Electrical Contractors

Ann Faircloth Feetham

June 5, 2021

Ann Faircloth Feetham March 10, 1938 – June 5, 2021 Ann Faircloth Feetham, 83 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Charles Robl will officiate. The

Catherine Brabble Cubberley

June 5, 2021

Catherine Brabble Cubberley September 23, 1918 – June 5, 2021 Catherine Brabble Cubberley, 102 of Wilson passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2021 in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. T

Grace Batts Raper

June 4, 2021

Grace Batts Raper March 2, 1941 – June 4, 2021 Grace Batts Raper, 80 of Wilson born March 2, 1941, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at her home. Grace worked at Carolina Telephone, Atlantic Christian College, now Barton and retired from BB&T.

June Ricci

June 3, 2021

June Ricci August 24, 1936 – June 3, 2021 June Ricci, 84, of Wilson passed away Thursday. A private service will be held. June was a faithful Catholic and a choir member. She loved to set a table and entertain her family and friends. June

Armando Landa Garcia

June 3, 2021

Armando Landa Garcia October 27, 1980 – June 3, 2021 Armando Landa Garcia, 40 of Wilson passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021. His funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will take place at 2 p.m. Sund

James Edward Saunders

June 2, 2021

James Edward Saunders March 27, 1957 – June 2, 2021 James “Eddie” Edward Saunders, 64 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Peace Church, 2838 Tilghman Road N, Wilson. Interment will foll

Marie Winborne Bradshaw

June 2, 2021

Marie Winborne Bradshaw October 10, 1927 – June 2, 2021 Marie Winborne Bradshaw, 93 of Sims passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment wi

Emerson Bass, Jr.

June 1, 2021

Emerson Bass, Jr. June 3, 1951 – June 1, 2021 Emerson Bass, Jr., 69 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Emerson is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Bass and husband, James Johnson of Wilson, and Stephanie Ann Bass of Wilson and fiancé, Tyle

Zura Joyner Scott

May 31, 2021

Zura Joyner Scott June 11, 1944 – May 31, 2021 Zura Joyner Scott, 76 of Wilson went to be with the Lord on Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will be held at 11 a.m. Th

Joseph Michael Barnes

May 31, 2021

Joseph Michael Barnes November 26, 1948 – May 31, 2021 Joseph Michael Barnes, 72 of Elm City passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2021 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The

Barbara "Bobbie" Sue Etheridge Griffin

May 30, 2021

Barbara Sue Etheridge Griffin September 15, 1936 – May 30, 2021 Barbara “Bobbie” Sue Etheridge Griffin, 84 passed away Sunday. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow

William Stewart Boykin

May 29, 2021

William Stewart Boykin February 25, 1950 – May 29, 2021 William Stewart Boykin, 71 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Maplewood Cemetery. The Pastor David List will officiate. William love

Betty Jean Creech Johnson

May 28, 2021

Betty Jean Creech Johnson January 12, 1940 – May 28, 2021 Betty Jean Creech Johnson, 81 of Middlesex passed away Friday. Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Moore

Glenwood "Shorty" Earl Worley

May 27, 2021

Glenwood Earl Worley August 8, 1948 – May 27, 2021 Glenwood “Shorty” Worley, 72 of Lucama passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Internmen

Alex Ray Forbes

May 26, 2021

Alex Ray Forbes July 13, 1944 – May 26, 2021 Alex Ray Forbes, 76 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. The family wi

Carol Ann Friedrich

May 26, 2021

Carol Ann Friedrich November 21, 1957 – May 26, 2021 Carol Ann Friedrich, loving daughter, sister, wife, aunt, cousin, and friend left this world on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the age of 63. Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 21, 1957,

Joseph Woodley Flowers

May 25, 2021

Joseph Woodley Flowers April 8, 1944 – May 25, 2021 Joseph Woodley Flowers, 77 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery,

Ethel Robbins Boykin

May 25, 2021

Ethel Robbins Boykin June 10, 1928 – May 25, 2021 Ethel Robbins Boykin, 92 of Lucama passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment will follo

Judith Keen Boykin

May 24, 2021

Judith Keen Boykin April 20, 1940 – May 24, 2021 Judith Keen Boykin 81, of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 414 Sunset Road, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergr

Joyce Williams Rhodes

May 20, 2021

Joyce Williams Rhodes April 14, 1932 – May 20, 2021 Joyce Williams Rhodes, 89 of Wilson passed away Thursday surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkw