Obituaries

Liam Grey Amerson

April 26, 2021

Liam Grey Amerson August 3, 2007 – April 26, 2021 Liam Grey Amerson, 13 of Wilson passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. George Aran

James Alan Overton, Sr.

April 24, 2021

James Alan Overton, Sr. April 11, 1941 – April 24, 2021 James Alan Overton, Sr., 80 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The Rev. Ru

Joseph Gifford

April 24, 2021

Joseph Rudolph Gifford May 1, 1928 – April 24, 2021 Joseph “Rudolph” Gifford, passed peacefully in the arms of his family on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Rudolph was born in Johnston County to Daisy Bass Gifford and John William Gifford. H

Georgia Bass O’Briant

April 22, 2021

Georgia Bass O’Briant November 3, 1948 – April 22, 2021 Georgia Bass O’Briant, 72 of Walstonburg passed away Thursday. A memorial service will held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Howell’s Swamp FWB Church, Walstonburg. Georgia was an active m

Rufus James Baker

April 22, 2021

Rufus James Baker November 30, 1946 – April 22, 2021 Rufus James Baker, 74 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Rex Edwards will officiate. The famil

Wilbert David Best

April 22, 2021

Wilbert David Best February 7, 1949 – April 22, 2021 Wilbert David Best, 72 of Bailey passed away Thursday. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town Cemetery,

William “Billy” Raper

April 21, 2021

William “Billy” Raper August 20, 1941 – April 21, 2021 William “Billy” Raper, 79 of Kenly passed away Wednesday. Billy is survived by his wife, Judy Raper; daughters, Terri Raper, and Billie Michelle Raper; granddaughters, Haley Rape

William Ray Stallings

April 21, 2021

William Ray Stallings October 27, 1944 – April 21, 2021 William Ray Stallings, 76 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town

Gerald Glenn Gardner

April 20, 2021

Gerald Glenn Gardner November 2, 1933 – April 20, 2021 Gerald Glenn Gardner, 87 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial

Lou Aycock Holland

April 20, 2021

Lou Aycock Holland January 4, 1925 – April 20, 2021 Lou Aycock Holland, 96 of Maine formerly from Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will foll

Jonnie Ray Boswell

April 19, 2021

Jonnie Ray Boswell Jan. 4, 1952 – April 19, 2021 Jonnie Ray Boswell passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday evening at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. The fam

Sammie Gene Raper

April 18, 2021

Sammie Gene Raper February 22, 1944 – April 18, 2021 Sammie Gene Raper, 77 of Wilson passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 – 6:15 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson followed by hi

Grace Flowers

April 18, 2021

Grace Flowers September 29, 1928 – April 18, 2021 Grace Flowers, 92 Grace Flowers, 92, daughter of the late Grace and Fred Flowers, all of Wilson, departed this life on Sunday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Apri

Hilton Webb Bass, Jr.

April 18, 2021

Hilton Webb Bass, Jr. May 27, 1954 – April 18, 2021 Hilton Webb Bass, Jr., (Butch), age 66, of Wilson, went to be with his heavenly father on April 18, 2021. Due to Covid 19, a private family service will be held at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wi

Robert Alvin Hall

April 16, 2021

Robert Alvin Hall March 10, 1946-April 16, 2021 Robert Alvin Hall, also known as “Rob” or “Uncle Robert,” –but never “Alvin” a name that he did not like at all--was beloved by those who were privileged enough to know him well. And

William "Bill" Charles Cubberley

April 16, 2021

William Charles Cubberley June 6, 1945 – April 16, 2021 William “Bill” Charles Cubberley, 75, of New York passed away Friday, April 16, 2021. Bill is survived by his mother, Catherine B. Cubberley; sister, Judith C. LeGrand; nephews, G

David Louis Smith, III

April 15, 2021

David Louis Smith, III March 13, 1964 – April 15, 2021 David Louis Smith, III 57 of Bailey passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021. David is survived by his wife, Carolyn “Carrie” Smith; sons, Waylon Smith and Daniel Wahle; daughter, Jacly

Billy Joe Price, Sr.

April 13, 2021

Billy Joe Price, Sr. February 24, 1933 – April 13, 2021 Billy Joe Price, Sr., 88 of Wilson passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Billy is survived by his wife, Ruth Price; sons, Billy Joe Price, Jr. and wife, Margarita, and Barry Kent Price a

Michael George Evans

April 13, 2021

Michael George Evans October 1, 1952 – April 13, 2021 Michael George Evans, 68 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The Rev. Yates Webb will officiate. Michael was

Leonard Thomas Moseley

April 10, 2021

Leonard Thomas Moseley July 13, 1947 – April 10, 2021 Leonard “Tommy” Thomas Moseley, 73 of Wilson passed away Saturday. A memorial service for Tommy will be held at a later date. Tommy is survived by his loving wife, Judy Joyner Mosele

Lori-Anne Klecar

April 9, 2021

Lori-Anne Klecar April 25, 1963 – April 9, 2021 Lori-Anne Klecar, 57 of Wilson, formerly of Congers, New York passed away Friday. Lori-Anne is survived by her parents, Anton and Lorraine Klecar; fiancé, Dennis Edwards; sister, Suzanne Coh

Lottie Davis Boykin

April 9, 2021

Lottie Davis Boykin March 26, 1924 - April 9, 2021 Lottie Davis Boykin of Wilson passed away Friday morning at age 97. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Marsh Swamp Free Will Baptist Church, 6664 Rock Ridge School Road, Sims.

Edmund Leon Farr, Jr.

April 9, 2021

Edmund Leon Farr, Jr. August 13, 1935 – April 9, 2021 Edmund "Sunny" Leon Farr, Jr., of Wilson. Edmund was born on August 13, 1935, in Rochester, New York, and passed away at home, in Wilson, North Carolina, on Friday, April 9, 2021, at the ag

Betty Sue Britt Whitley

April 8, 2021

Betty Sue Britt Whitley September 18, 1947 – April 8, 2021 Betty Sue Britt Whitley, 73 of Lucama passed away Thursday with her loving family by her side to go home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Her funeral services will be held

Heather Renae Lytle

April 8, 2021

Heather Renae Lytle September 10, 1976 – April 8, 2021 Heather Renae Lytle, 44 of Wilson passed away Thursday. A memorial service will be held at her home on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. She was born on September 10, 1976