Obituaries

Faithe White VanHook

November 20, 2020

Faithe White VanHook June 13, 1942 – November 20, 2020 Faithe White VanHook, 78 of Saratoga, passed away Friday. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Faithe is survived by her son, James VanHook; daughter, Danielle VanHo

Jesse Dorman James

November 20, 2020

Jesse Dorman James August 3, 1941 – November 20, 2020 Jesse Dorman James, 79 of Wilson passed away peacefully at home on November 20, 2020 and is now dwelling in the house of Our Lord Jesus Christ. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m.

David L. Pope

November 17, 2020

David L. Pope August 28, 1941 – November 17, 2020 David L. Pope, 79 of Stantonsburg passed away peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Stantonsburg Town Cemeter

W. Rufus Winstead

November 17, 2020

W. Rufus Winstead July 21, 1937 – November 17, 2020 W. Rufus Winstead, 83 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Daniel Vester will officiate. The family wi

Roy Travis Page

November 15, 2020

Roy Travis Page February 12, 1943 – November 15, 2020 Roy Travis Page, 77 of Stantonsburg passed away Sunday. A graveside service with Masonic Rites will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Stantonsburg Town Cemetery, Stantonsburg. Travis ser

John Gray Koster, Sr.

November 14, 2020

John Gray Koster, Sr. December 14, 1942 – November 14, 2020 John Gray Koster, Sr. a lifelong resident of Wilson, left this earth to be with the lord on Saturday, November 14th while surrounded by his loving family. John was preceded in death

Peggy Waldine Barnes

November 14, 2020

Peggy Waldine Barnes March 8, 1932 – November 14, 2020 Our beloved Peggy passed away at Kitty Askins Hospice on Saturday, November 14, 2020 after a brief illness. Born in 1932 at her family farm on Wiggins Mill Road in Wilson County, Peggy was

Douglas Best Whitley, Sr.

November 13, 2020

Douglas Best Whitley, Sr. May 30, 1928 – November 13, 2020 Douglas Best Whitley, Sr., 92 of Wilson passed away Friday, November 13, 2020. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will

Arthur Patrick Sheehan, Jr.

November 12, 2020

Arthur Patrick Sheehan, Jr. May 2, 1924 – November 12, 2020 Pat Sheehan, a WWII Vet, Lab Man, Mentor, Storyteller, Girl Dad, Problem Solver, Ladies Man, and Fixer of Anything, died Thursday November 12, 2020 in Wilson, North Carolina. Unfortun

Sophia Storm Lynch

November 12, 2020

Sophia Storm Lynch July 20, 2020 – November 12, 2020 Sophia Storm Lynch passed away at a young age on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The family will receive friends Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ral

Hendrik Vanderveen

November 10, 2020

Hendrik Vanderveen June 6, 1937 – November 10, 2020 Hendrik Vanderveen, 83 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Hendrik is survived by his loving wife of thirty-three years, Cheri Ridall Vanderveen

Billy Eugene Eason

November 10, 2020

Billy Eugene Eason September 26, 1940 – November 10, 2020 Billy Eugene Eason, 80 of Lucama passed away Tuesday. His funeral service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Friday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Graveside service will be held

Steven Ross Leder

November 10, 2020

Steven Ross Leder May 8, 1950 – November 10, 2020 Steven Ross Leder died peacefully on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the age of 70. He was a much-loved son, brother, uncle and friend who spent his life caring for those he loved and his communi

Robert Day Richards, Sr, MD

November 10, 2020

Robert Day Richards, Sr, MD February 6, 1929 – November 10, 2020 Robert Day Richards, Sr. MD of Rock Ridge passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020. A private graveside service will be held. Robert was Salutatorian at Blacksburg High School in

Joseph Henry Coleman

November 7, 2020

Joseph Henry Coleman November 27, 1962 – November 7, 2020 Joseph “Joe” Henry Coleman, 57 of Nashville passed away early Saturday morning with his loving family by his side. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. a

Callie Bissette

November 7, 2020

Callie Bissette June 20, 1946 – November 7, 2020 Allard Calbreth “Callie” Bissette, was born on June 20, 1946 and died November 7, 2020. Callie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. In addition to the love of his family, he

Berniece Bass Campbell

November 6, 2020

Berniece Bass Campbell April 12, 1922 – November 6, 2020 Berniece Bass Campbell, 98 of Sims passed away Friday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Walt Tyndall will officiate. Th

Remi Bowens

November 6, 2020

Remi Bowens November 6, 2020 – November 6, 2020 Remi Bowens, was born on November 6, 2020 to her parents, Kendall Edwards and Dyqwhan Bowens. Remi is survived by her mother, Kendall Edwards and her father, Dyqwhan Bowens; her sister, Leyna-A

Stephen Earl Wilson

November 4, 2020

Stephen Earl Wilson September 3, 1936 – November 4, 2020 Stephen “Steve” Earl Wilson, 84 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Craig Simmons and Rev

Rex Allen Barber

November 4, 2020

Rex Allen Barber December 29, 1960 – November 4, 2020 Rex Allen Barber, 59 of Zebulon passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Edgecombe Memorial

Becky Lynn Brantley

November 2, 2020

Becky Lynn Brantley March 27, 1990 – November 2, 2020 Becky Lynn Brantley, 30 of Kenly passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Love Cemetery, Po

Jean Smith Pittman

November 1, 2020

Jean Smith Pittman June 7, 1930 – November 1, 2020 Jean Smith Pittman, 90 of Wilson passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Sandra Gail Collins

October 31, 2020

Sandra Gail Collins October 21, 1954 – October 31, 2020 Sandra Gail Collins, age 66, passed away on the morning of October 31st, while hand in hand with both of her daughters. As Elvis sang “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus/Nearer My God to Thee

Terry Phillip Dobbins

October 30, 2020

Terry Phillip Dobbins June 18, 1955 – October 30, 2020 Terry Phillip Dobbins, 65 of Elm City passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He is now cancer free and in the presence of the Lord. Although he is no longer physically p

Minnie Earle Morris Barnes

October 29, 2020

Minnie Earle Morris Barnes March 4, 1919 – October 29, 2020 Minnie Earle Morris Barnes, 101 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Ray Barnhill will offi