Obituaries

Geneva "Ginny" Taylor Schrader

January 17, 2020

Geneva Taylor Schrader October 17, 1936 – January 17, 2020 Geneva “Ginny” Taylor Schrader, 83 of Wilson passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Farmington Heights Church of God, 910 Raleigh Road

Sallie Ann Jackson Whitley

January 16, 2020

Sallie Ann Jackson Whitley December 31, 1939 – January 16, 2020 Sallie Ann Jackson Whitley, 80 of Elm City passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 24, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral

E. Grady Edwards

January 16, 2020

E. Grady Edwards December 4, 1928 – January 16, 2020 E. Grady Edwards, 91 of Rocky Mount passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Pineview Cemetery, 761 E Raleigh Road Boulevard, Rocky Mount. The Rev. Mike D

Michael Craig Turner

January 13, 2020

Michael Craig Turner February 19, 1961 – January 13, 2020 Michael Craig Turner, 58 of Lucama passed away Monday. His memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Inurnment wil

Robert Ray Lucas

January 12, 2020

Robert Ray Lucas October 24, 1924 – January 12, 2020 Robert Ray Lucas, 95 of Wilson peacefully passed onward into the arms of his Savior, Sunday, January 12, 2020. His funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at

John Clayton Price

January 11, 2020

John Clayton Price February 20, 1993 – January 11, 2020 John “Clay” Clayton Price, 26 of Lucama passed away Saturday. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday evening from 5 – 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkwa

Pablo Leiva Racancoj

January 9, 2020

Pablo Leiva Racancoj January 15, 1944 – January 9, 2020 Pablo Leiva Racancoj, 75 of Wilson passed away Thursday. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. with a memorial service following at 4:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral

Ann Perry Durham

January 8, 2020

Ann Perry Durham June 8, 1946 – January 8, 2020 Ann Perry Durham, 73 of Wilson, formerly of Durham passed away Wednesday. The family will celebrate her life Saturday from 4 – 6 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wils

Kathryn Faye Howell Overman

January 8, 2020

Kathryn Faye Howell Overman May 16, 1955 – January 8, 2020 Kathy Overman, 64 of Wilson passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wils

Linda Sheryl Lane Hill

January 7, 2020

Linda Sheryl Lane Hill October 30, 1947 – January 7, 2020 Linda Sheryl Lane Hill, 72 of Wendell passed away Tuesday. A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev.

Cyrus Franklin Parker, Jr.

January 6, 2020

Cyrus Franklin Parker, Jr. January 5, 1972 – January 6, 2020 Cyrus Franklin Parker, Jr., 48, was born January 5, 1972 and he entered eternal life on January 6, 2020. He was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, the third of five children to C

Reba Leora Watson Gardner

January 5, 2020

Reba Leora Watson Gardner December 30, 1928 – January 5, 2020 Reba Leora Watson Gardner, 91 of Wilson passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 Tuesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Doug Radford will officia

Martha Frances Lucas

January 4, 2020

Martha Frances Lucas September 16, 1926 – January 4, 2020 Martha Frances Lucas, 93, of Wilson passed away Saturday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Contentnea Church Cemetery, 5029 W NC Hwy 42, Wilson. Frances was pre

Faye Love Mumford

January 4, 2020

Faye Love Mumford February 9, 1940 – January 4, 2020 Faye Love Mumford, 79, of Lucama passed away peacefully on Saturday, surrounded by her family. Her funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Spring Hill Presbyterian Chur

Jeffrey Eugene Hutchinson

January 4, 2020

Jeffrey Eugene Hutchinson May 19, 1964 – January 4, 2020 Jeffrey “Jeff” Eugene Hutchinson, 55 of Wilson passed away Saturday. Jeff served his country with honor and pride with the US Marines. He had a passion for his work that included

Derward Copeland Parker

January 3, 2020

Derward Copeland Parker February 12, 1942 – January 3, 2020 Chief Warrant Officer (4,), Derward Copeland "Buddy" Parker Sr. passed peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Friday, January 3, 2020. His memorial service will be held at

Pervise Bryant

January 2, 2020

Pervise Bryant January 16, 1928 – January 2, 2020 Pervise Bryant, 91 of Wilson passed away Thursday. His graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Willis Pearson will officiate. Pervise is su

James Bud Brantley

January 2, 2020

James Bud Brantley January 21, 1930 – January 2, 2020 James Bud Brantley, 89 of Bailey passed away Thursday. Entombment will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey. Rev. Gene Whitehouse will officiate. James is survived b

Gerald Lee Edwards

January 2, 2020

Gerald Lee Edwards April 23, 1946 – January 2, 2020 Gerald Lee Edwards, 73 of Wilson passed away Thursday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. M

Larry Wayne Dorough

January 2, 2020

Larry Wayne Dorough June 12, 1952 – January 2, 2020 Larry Wayne Dorough, 67 of Sims passed away Thursday. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 4 – 6 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Larr

Nathan Jean Martinez

January 1, 2020

Nathan Jean Martinez December 30, 2019 – January 1, 2020 Infant, Nathan Jean Martinez of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. Nathan is survived by his parents, Jos

Margaret Eloise Brantley Bissette

December 31, 2019

Margaret Eloise Brantley Bissette December 25, 1928 – December 31, 2019 Margaret Eloise Brantley Bissette, 91 of Bailey passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interme

Lois Faye Stancil Barfield

December 30, 2019

Lois Faye Stancil Barfield April 21, 1944 – December 30, 2019 Lois Faye “Sissy” Stancil Barfield, 75 of Lucama passed away Monday at home surrounded by her family. Her funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Hilda Flye Holster

December 28, 2019

Hilda Flye Holster November 6, 1921 – December 28, 2019 Hilda Flye Holster, 98, passed away peacefully Saturday morning of December 28, 2019, at Wilson Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wilson. Hilda was born in Edgecombe County on Nov

Annie Ruth Joyner Woodard

December 27, 2019

Annie Ruth Joyner Woodard October 11, 1934 – December 27, 2019 Annie Ruth Joyner Woodard, 85 of Bailey passed away Friday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be h