Obituaries

Barbara Marie Bass Hill

March 28, 2020

Barbara Marie Bass Hill June 11, 1937 – March 28, 2020 Barbara Marie Bass Hill, 82 of Wilson passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.

Virginia Ann Strickland Downing

March 27, 2020

Virginia Ann Strickland Downing January 20, 1933 – March 27, 2020 Virginia Ann Strickland Downing, 87 of Wilson passed away Friday. A private graveside service will be held for the family. Pastor Larry Massey will officiate. Virginia is su

Genevieve Robbins

March 26, 2020

Genevieve Robbins December 31, 1932 – March 26, 2020 Genevieve “Gen” Robbins, 87 of Wilson passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020. A memorial mass will be held at a later time for Gen. Gen is survived by her sons, Richard Robbins, Jr., Al

Colton Trey Turner

March 26, 2020

Colton Trey Turner May 22, 1999 – March 26, 2020 Colton Trey Turner, 20 of Bailey passed away Thursday. A private service will be held for the family. Colton is survived by his mother, Tiffany High of Bailey; father, Ray Turner of Kenly; hi

Timothy "Timmy" Julious Hudson

March 23, 2020

Timothy Julious Hudson January 23, 1967 – March 23, 2020 Timothy “Timmy” Julious Hudson, 53 of Lucama was taken away from his loving family way too soon on Monday, March 23, 2020. His memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joy

infant Arlo James Brady

March 21, 2020

Arlo James Brady March 21, 2020 Infant Arlo James Brady, of Wilson passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020. His funeral services will be private. Arlo is survived by his parents, Andrew and Alyssa Handley Brady of the home; sister, Sybil Grace

Peggy Lee Benson Goff

March 20, 2020

Peggy Lee Benson Goff March 6, 1949 – March 20, 2020 Peggy Lee Benson Goff, 71 of Lucama passed away Friday. Peggy’s memorial service will be held for the family. Peggy is survived by her daughters, Sandra Leonia High and husband, Larry R

Celeste Marie Jankowski Heddinger

March 20, 2020

Celeste Marie Jankowski Heddinger March 16, 1928 – March 20, 2020 Celeste “Sally” Heddinger 92 of Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 20. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland and nicknamed Sally by a dear aunt. Sally was ma

John Randy Grogan

March 18, 2020

John Randy Grogan November 3, 1949 – March 18, 2020 Randy Grogan, 70 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A memorial service will be held a later date for Randy. Randy was a big animal lover and he assisted with the animal rescue and care for

Connie Headrick Crawford

March 17, 2020

Connie Headrick Crawford April 14, 1950 – March 17, 2020 Connie Headrick Crawford, 69 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at later time for Connie. Connie is survived by her husband, Desmond Crawford of Wilson; dau

George Carlton Johnson

March 16, 2020

George Carlton Johnson May 20, 1928 – March 16, 2020 George Carlton Johnson, 91 of Wilson passed away Monday. His service will be at held at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Salem United Me

Robert E. Lee Lamm

March 15, 2020

Robert Lee Lamm August 26, 1924 – March 15, 2020 Robert Lee Lamm, 95 of Wilson passed away Sunday. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Robert is

Miriam Howard Landing

March 12, 2020

Miriam Howard Landing May 25, 1932 – March 12, 2020 Miriam Howard Landing, 87 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Evergreen Mem

Mary Catherine Bolick Bland

March 12, 2020

Mary Catherine Bolick Bland March 12, 1926 – March 12, 2020 Mary Catherine Bolick Bland, 94 of Wilson passed away Thursday. Mary is survived by her two sons, Bruce S. Bland, Jr. of Hollister and Thomas S. Bland of Farmville and a loving daug

Aileen Whitehead Davis

March 9, 2020

Aileen Whitehead Davis August 2, 1932 – March 9, 2020 Aileen Whitehead Davis, 87, of Elm City passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Whitley will officiate. Aileen

Betty Morehead

March 7, 2020

Betty Lou Morehead January 13, 1940 – March 7, 2020 Betty Lou Morehead, 80, of Wilson passed way Saturday. She is survived by her sons, Emmit L. Morehead and wife, Connie of Wilson, Frank Morehead and wife, Peggy of Wilson and James Morehea

James Allen Strickland

March 3, 2020

James Allen Strickland July 11, 1966 – March 3, 2020 James Allen Strickland, 53 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. James is survived by his sister, Pamela S. Felton of Bailey and his aunts, Cathy Parrish and husband (uncle), Jeffery of Benson,

Diane Pate Lamm

March 2, 2020

Diane Pate Lamm September 8, 1951 – March 2, 2020 Diane P. Lamm, 68, of Lucama passed away Monday. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Diane is survived by her husband, Fred Lamm of the home; son, Frederick Adam Lamm and wife

Maylon Arthur Kirby, Sr.

March 1, 2020

Maylon Arthur Kirby, Sr. December 20, 1933 – March 1, 2020 Maylon Arthur Kirby, Sr., 86, passed away Sunday. His funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s FWB Church. Interment will follow in the Kirby Family Cem

Eloise Tedder Barnes

March 1, 2020

Eloise Tedder Barnes September 2, 1938 – March 1, 2020 Eloise Tedder Barnes, 81 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Bailey Town C

Annie Belle Lamm Mercer

March 1, 2020

Annie Belle Lamm Mercer January 9, 1922 – March 2, 2020 Annie Belle Lamm Mercer, 98 of Wilson passed away Monday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will fol

Elton D. Forbes, Jr.

February 29, 2020

Elton D. Forbes, Jr. August 3, 1939 – February 29, 2020 Elton D. Forbes, Jr., 80, of Beaulaville, passed away Saturday. The family will hold a visitation on Saturday, March 7th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at 7368 Huddlestone Road, Bailey, North Car

Connie Jo Stott

February 27, 2020

Connie Jo Stott December 12, 1945 – February 27, 2020 Connie Jo Stott, 74 of Sims passed away Thursday. Her funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Nobles Chapel Church, 7330 Old Raleigh Road, Sims. Interment will follow in

Roger Gray Russell, Sr.

February 27, 2020

Roger Gray Russell, Sr. March 5, 1938 – February 27, 2020 Roger Gray Russell, Sr., 81, of Wilson passed away Thursday. He was a devoted husband and father. He was also a faithful Pastor for 34 years. His funeral service will be conducted at 2:0

Randy Gene Jenkins

February 27, 2020

Randy Gene Jenkins September 19, 1963 – February 27, 2020 Randy Gene Jenkins, 56 of Enfield passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020. Randy was an avid sports fan. Randy is survived by his mother, Verna Smith; sisters, Linda Watson and Jen