Obituaries

Roger Allen Temple

August 2, 2019

Roger Allen Temple September 3, 1959 – August 2, 2019 Roger Allen Temple, 59, of Wilson passed away Friday, August 2. The family will receive friends Monday, August 5 afternoon from 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. at Raleigh Road Baptist Church, 4150

Joan Brown Wellons

August 2, 2019

Joan Brown Wellons February 1, 1944 – August 2, 2019 Joan Brown Wellons, 75, beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, found her eternal peace Friday, August 2, 2019, in Raleigh. Born in Smithfield, on February 1, 1944, Joan cherished gardenin

Mildred Hayes Bass

August 1, 2019

Mildred Hayes Bass August 10, 1918 – August 1, 2019 Mildred Hayes Bass, 100 of Lucama passed away Thursday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment w

Odell McKeel

August 1, 2019

Odell McKeel October 2, 1933 – August 1, 2019 Odell McKeel, 85, of Bailey passed away Thursday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment to follow in Bailey Town Cemetery, Baile

Joel "Mack" Matthew Thorne

July 22, 2019

Joel Matthew Thorne October 14, 1934 – July 22, 2019 Joel “Mack” Thorne, 84 of Elm City passed away Monday.  His funeral will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Graveside serv

Buford L. Stancil

July 20, 2019

Buford L. Stancil September 29, 1936 – July 20, 2019 Buford L. “Shorty” Stancil, 82 of Middlesex passed away Saturday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilso

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Guy "Reggie" Reginald Hazelwood

July 19, 2019

Guy Reginald Hazelwood October 13, 1940 – July 19, 2019 Guy “Reggie” Hazelwood, 78 of Bailey passed away Friday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at White Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 3967 W Hornes Church

Alice Jeannette Massengill

July 19, 2019

Alice Jeannette Massengill September 11, 1949 – July 19, 2019 Alice “Jeannette” Massengill, 69 of Sanford, formerly of Wilson passed away Friday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100

Donnie Davis

July 18, 2019

Donnie Davis April 1, 1942 – July 18, 2019 Donnie Davis, 77, of Sims passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 25th, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway. The family will receive fr

Lula Ethelyn Winstead Joyner

July 14, 2019

Lula Ethelyn Winstead Joyner June 7, 1926 – July 14, 2019   Lula Ethelyn Joyner, 93 of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road, Wilson. Interment w

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Jeffery Dedrich

July 14, 2019

Jeffery Dedrich November 21, 1956 – July 14, 2019 Jeff Dedrich, 62, of Elm City passed away peacefully at home Sunday. Jeff loved his family, flying planes as a pilot and served in the U.S. Army with honor and pride. His funeral service will be

Dennis "Bootsie" Lynn Morris, Sr.

July 13, 2019

Dennis Lynn Morris, Sr. September 24, 1942 – July 13, 2019   Dennis L. “Bootsie” Morris, Sr., 76 of Wilson passed away Saturday after a lengthy illness.  He was born September 24, 1942 in Wilson to the late Gretchen and Joseph He

Paul Dale Knighting

July 13, 2019

Paul Dale Knighting March 31, 1952 – July 13, 2019 Paul Dale Knighting, 67 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service with Masonic Rites and Military honors will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleig

Virginia “Jenny” Lucas

July 9, 2019

Virginia “Jenny” Lucas July 16, 1944 – July 9, 2019 Virginia “Jenny” Lucas, 74 of Wilson passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Ro

Otis Leron Ray

July 7, 2019

Otis Leron Ray April 29, 1921 – July 7, 2019 Otis “Big Boy” Leron Ray, 98 of Bailey passed away Sunday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment w

David Manning

July 6, 2019

David Manning May 22, 1952 – July 6, 2019 David Manning, 67 of Elm City passed away Saturday evening.  His funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1815 Airport Boulevard West, Wilson.  Gra

Jackie Earl Hill

July 2, 2019

Jackie Earl Hill February 25, 1944 – July 2, 2019  Jackie Earl Hill, 75 of Wilson passed away Tuesday.  A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, 400 College Street, Wilson.  The Rev. Justin Deeter will

Nancy Lucille Davis Terry

July 1, 2019

Nancy Lucille Davis Terry June 19, 1947 – July 1, 2019 Nancy Lucille Davis Terry, 72, of Wilson passed away Monday.  The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, W

Roy Bruce Eastwood

July 1, 2019

Roy Bruce Eastwood November 10, 1933 – July 1, 2019 Roy Bruce Eastwood, 85, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The family wi

Crystal Gayle Williams

June 29, 2019

Crystal Gayle Williams April 25, 1977 – June 29, 2019 Crystal Gayle Williams, 42, of Bailey passed away Saturday. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Perry Family C

Marian Bryant Brantley

June 29, 2019

Marian Bryant Brantley December 1, 1934 – June 19, 2019 Marian Bryant Brantley, 84, of Middlesex passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Wilson Pines in Wilson. A daughter of the late Hubert Bryant and Annie Belle Morgan Bryant, she was born

William Ray Baker

June 26, 2019

William Ray Baker February 20, 1954 – June 26, 2019 William “Stubby” Ray Baker, 65, of Elm City passed away Wednesday.  His funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will foll

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Kenneth R. Wells

June 25, 2019

Kenneth R. Wells September 2, 1926 – June 25, 2019 Kenneth “Kenny” R. Wells, 92, of Sims passed away Tuesday.  A celebration of life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.   Bi

Terry Ralph Bean

June 25, 2019

Terry Ralph Bean June 24, 1949 – June 25, 2019 Terry Ralph Bean, 70, passed away at home Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019, the day after his birthday. He was born in and grew up in Wilson, North Carolina and relocated to Houma, Louisiana. Te

Hilda Gray Cuddington Kirby

June 24, 2019

Hilda Gray Cuddington Kirby November 10, 1934 – June 24, 2019 Hilda Gray Cuddington Kirby, 84, of St. Augustine passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at Ponce Therapy Care Center. Hilda was born on November 10, 1934 in Selma, North Carolina to th