Obituaries

Franklin Delano Galloway

May 11, 2019

Franklin Delano Galloway September 2, 1933 – May 11, 2019 Franklin “Frank” Delano Galloway went to his heavenly home Saturday, May 11, 2019.  He was a lifelong faithful servant to the Lord.  He loved nothing more than witnessing to othe

Marlo Grimsley Morris

May 11, 2019

Marlo Grimsley Morris May 14, 1970 – May 11, 2019 Marlo Grimsley Morris, 48 of Wilson passed away Saturday.  Her funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment will f

Mary Conniff Mallory

May 11, 2019

Mary Conniff Mallory July 15, 1957 – May 11, 2019 Mary Conniff Mallory, 61, of Wilson passed away Saturday.  Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment

Harry L. Murdaugh

May 11, 2019

Harry L. Murdaugh October 5, 1955 – May 11, 2019 Harry L. Murdaugh, 63, of Bailey passed away Saturday.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. Harry is survived by his daughter, Dianna Murdaugh of Bailey; step-daughter, Nicole

Dr. Artis Dwight Johnson

May 10, 2019

Dr. Artis Dwight Johnson July 30, 1922 – May 10, 2019 Dr. Johnson attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1945. He served two year in the US Navy ab

Horace Ray Harris

May 10, 2019

Horace Ray Harris July 23, 1933 – May 11, 2019 Horace Ray Harris, 85 of Elm City passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019.  His funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ridgecrest Worship Center, 1120 West Mount Drive, Rocky Mount

Ronald "Red" Lee Williams

May 8, 2019

Ronald Lee Williams September 19, 1940 – May 8, 2019 Ronald “Red” Lee Williams, 78, of Sims passed away Wednesday.  Graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey.  Pastor Pam Denton will officiate.

Irene Leonard Riley

May 5, 2019

Irene Leonard Riley February 5, 1921 – May 5, 2019 Irene Leonard Riley, 98 of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Irene was born into a large farming family in rural Nash County, she learned to be self-reliant at an early age and learned to love the

Connie Davis Lamm

May 1, 2019

Connie Davis Lamm July 23, 1934 – May 1, 2019 Connie Davis Lamm, 84, of Wilson passed away Wednesday.  Her funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial P

Tommy Alfonzo Narron

May 1, 2019

Tommy Alfonzo Narron March 18, 1931 – May 1, 2019 Tommy Alfonzo Narron, 88, of Kenly passed away Wednesday.  The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5 – 7 p.m. followed by a service at 7 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ra

Roger Dale Bray

May 1, 2019

Roger Dale Bray March 2, 1955 – May 1, 2019 Roger Dale Bray, 64, of Fremont passed away Wednesday.  A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bailey Town Cemetery, Bailey.  The Rev. Ervin Lewis will officiate. The famil

Franklin "Bud" Ivey Baker

April 29, 2019

Franklin Ivey Baker July 3, 1931 – April 29, 2019 Franklin “Bud” Ivey Baker, 87, of Wilson passed away Monday.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Marsh Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church, Rock Ridge.  The Rev. R

James Vonnie Hocutt

April 28, 2019

James Vonnie Hocutt December 1, 1929 – April 28, 2019 James Vonnie Hocutt, 89, of Sims passed away Sunday.  A graveside will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson.  The Rev. Cliff Lewin will officiate. The family

Joanne Evans Ellis

April 28, 2019

Joanne Evans Ellis May 8, 1948 – April 28, 2019 Joanne Evans Ellis, 70, of Asheboro, formerly of Wilson passed away Sunday.  Her funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Pentecostal Church 1424 Hwy 42 S, Asheboro.  G

Larry Richard Joyner, Jr.

April 28, 2019

Larry Richard Joyner, Jr. January 13, 1942 – April 28, 2019 Larry Richard Joyner, Jr., 77, of Wilson passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019 at home with his loving and devoted family by his side. Larry was the son of Richard and Dorothy “Dot

Larry Marshal Lindsey

April 28, 2019

Larry Marshal Lindsey June 29, 1949 – April 28, 2019  Larry Marshal Lindsey departed this life April 28, 2019 after a period of declining health. Prior, Larry was a catalyst that brought many a smile to others’ faces.  He worked hard his

Donnie Page

April 27, 2019

Donnie Page December 22, 1943 – April 27, 2019 Donnie Page, 75, of Nashville, the seventh of twelve children, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday.  His going home celebration will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral H

Derrick "D.J." Adstan Jenkins

April 27, 2019

Derrick Adstan Jenkins April 27, 2019 Derrick “D.J.” Adstan Jenkins, infant of Derrick and Stacy Pipkin Jenkins of Wilson passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019.  A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park

Earl Lewis Creech

April 26, 2019

Earl Lewis Creech January 29, 1928 – April 26, 2019 Earl Lewis Creech, 91 of Kenly passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 in Perry, Georgia.  Earl was born January 29, 1928 in Johnston County, a son of the late Willie and Sudie Edwards Creech. 

Linda Forbes Price

April 25, 2019

  Linda Forbes Price December 8, 1943 – April 25, 2019 Linda Forbes Price, 75, of Wilson passed away Thursday.  A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson.  The Rev. Wayne Whitley will officia

Alton Ray Lynn

April 25, 2019

Alton Ray Lynn June 2, 1952- April 25, 2019 Alton “Al” Ray Lynn passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 surrounded by his family at Wake Med Hospital, Raleigh.  A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at W

Kathleen Hooks Fisher

April 23, 2019

Kathleen Hooks Fisher October 19, 1940 – April 23, 2019 Kathleen Hooks Fisher, 78, of Kenly passed away Tuesday.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Kathleen is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Fisher Lukens and husband,

Robert Bruce Frantz

April 22, 2019

Robert Bruce Frantz April 2, 1931 - April 22, 2019 Robert Bruce Frantz was born April 2, 1931 to B. Bruce Frantz and Edna Ford Frantz in Washington, D.C.  He graduated from Washington and Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia and attended bot

Lois Irene Bass

April 21, 2019

Lois Irene Bass September 30, 1946 – April 21, 2019 Lois Irene Bass, 72 of Stantonsburg passed away Easter Sunday surrounding by her loving family.  A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Black Creek Town Cemetery, Black Cre

Sefton Strickland

April 20, 2019

Sefton Strickland January 10, 1929 – April 20, 2019  Rev. Sefton Strickland unexpectedly passed away on April 20, 2019 in Florida.   He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Inah and Sefton Strickland Sr. He attended Georgia Tech before servin