Obituaries

Isael Martinez-Hernandez

April 8, 2021

Isael Martinez-Hernandez April 8, 2021 Baby Isael Martinez-Hernandez passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Isael is survived by his mother, Flor Hernandez

Pattie Sue Bailey Gay

April 7, 2021

Pattie Sue Bailey Gay February 28, 1943 – April 7, 2021 Pattie Sue Bailey Gay, 78 of Bailey passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at White Oak Hill FWB Church, 3967 West Hornes Church Road, Bailey. Inter

Ramiro Hernandez

April 7, 2021

Ramiro Hernandez May 5, 1974 – April 7, 2021 Ramiro Hernandez, 46 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Ramiro is survived by his loving wife, Olga Paullada Hernandez of the home; his daughters, Carolina Avalos and Bianca Avalos both of Wilson;

Billestine Faye Joyner Bunn

April 7, 2021

Billestine Faye Joyner Bunn September 26, 1936 – April 7, 2021 Billestine Faye Joyner Bunn, 84 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Church of God West Wilson, 3322 NC 42 W, Wil

Julie Louise Bailey Anderton

April 5, 2021

Julie Louise Bailey Anderton July 22, 1948 – April 5, 2021 Julie Louise Bailey Anderton, 72, of Lucama passed away Monday. She was born July 22, 1948 to the late Robert Hardy Bailey and Patricia Clement Hyde. Julie was preceded in death by her

Paula O’Neal Pittman

April 5, 2021

Paula O’Neal Pittman November 5, 1957 – April 5, 2021 Paula O’Neal Pittman, 63 of Kenly passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Stantonsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Woody Parrish will officiate.

Shirley Ann McNeill Price

April 4, 2021

Shirley Ann McNeill Price January 1, 1940 – April 4, 2021 Shirley Ann McNeill Price, 81, went to her heavenly home on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. She was born January 1, 1940, to James Melvin McNeill, Sr. and Louise Bounds McNeill in Red Spri

James Atlas Skinner, Jr.

April 4, 2021

James Atlas Skinner, Jr. October 5, 1945 – April 4, 2021 James “Jim” Atlas Skinner, Jr., 75 of Walstonburg passed away Sunday. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Terri Shelton Skinner

Donna Ann Atkinson McMurray

April 1, 2021

Donna Ann Atkinson McMurray September 6, 1962 – April 1, 2021 Donna Ann Atkinson McMurray, 58 of Lucama passed way Thursday. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Kelle

Lauro Antunez

April 1, 2021

Lauro Antunez October 19, 1959 – April 1, 2021 Lauro Antunez, 61 of Elm City passed away Thursday. His memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Father Ph

Linda Batts Manning

March 31, 2021

Linda Batts Manning August 29, 1950 – March 31, 2021 Linda Batts Manning, 70 of Bailey passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment will fo

Melvin Clarence Tyndall

March 31, 2021

Melvin Clarence Tyndall October 8, 1934 – March 31, 2021 Melvin Clarence Tyndall, 86 of Wilson passed away peacefully on Wednesday surrounded by loved ones. His funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2021 at Tabernacle Baptis

Johnny Bailey

March 30, 2021

Johnny Bailey March 10, 1949 – March 30, 2021 Johnny Bailey, 72, of Wilson passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021, after a long illness. Johnny was born March 10, 1949 in Erwin, Tennessee. He was the son of James B. Bailey of Erwin, Tennessee and

Melvin Thomas Moon

March 28, 2021

Melvin Thomas Moon January 31, 1945 – March 28, 2021 Melvin Thomas Moon, 76 of Wendell passed away Sunday. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Jerry Stevenson will officiate. Con

Linda Walston Keen

March 28, 2021

Linda Walston Keen March 5, 1948 – March 28, 2021 Linda Walston Keen, 73 of Wilson passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2021 at Daniels Chapel, 4828 Frank Price Church Road, Wilson.

Christopher “Leroy” D’Artagnan Edwards

March 28, 2021

Christopher “Leroy” D’Artagnan Edwards April 2, 2000 – March 28, 2021 Christopher “Leroy” D’Artagnan Edwards, 20 of Lucama passed away Sunday. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Ralei

William "Bill" Henry Faison

March 26, 2021

William Henry Faison October 2, 1943 – March 26, 2020 William “Bill” Henry Faison, 77 of Wilson passed away Friday. His memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Phillip

Judith "Judy" Carol Bass Meeks

March 25, 2021

Judith Carol Bass Meeks October 25, 1942 – March 25, 2021 Judith “Judy” Carol Bass Meeks passed away at 3:58 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 surrounded by her family at her home in Wilson. She was born on October 25, 1942 to Benjamin and Mil

Elizabeth Ireland Goff

March 24, 2021

Elizabeth Ireland Goff July 8, 1952 – March 24, 2021 Elizabeth Ireland Goff, 68 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. Her funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Black Creek Tow

Norma Rodriguez

March 23, 2021

Norma Rodriguez August 14, 1963 – March 23, 2021 Norma Rodriguez, 57 of Wilson passed away Tuesday. A mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 331 Hammond Street, Rocky Mount with a visitation will following. Fathe

Starlon "Randy" Randolph Deans, Jr.

March 23, 2021

Starlon Randolph Deans, Jr. May 26, 1966 – March 23, 2021 Starlon “Randy” Randolph Deans, Jr., 54 of Bailey passed away Tuesday. The family will receive friends at 4250 Winbourne Road, Nashville, North Carolina. Randy is survived by hi

James Bernice Edwards

March 20, 2021

James Bernice Edwards April 23, 1941 – March 20, 2021 James “Jimmy” Bernice Edwards, 79 of Wilson passed away Saturday. His funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Hills Baptist Church, 1407 Forest Hills Road NW, Wilso

Madison Leigh Lewis

March 19, 2021

Madison Leigh Lewis May 2, 1996 – March 19, 2021 Madison Leigh Lewis, 24 of Middlesex left this world peacefully on Friday and awoke in Heaven after a lifelong illness. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Hom

Mary Brantley Skinner Webb

March 16, 2021

Mary Brantley Skinner Webb July 2, 1947 – March 16, 2021 Mary Brantley Skinner Webb, 73, of Wilson passed away Tuesday. Her funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Inter

Betty Sue Flowers Varnell

March 14, 2021

Betty Sue Flowers Varnell September 19, 1942 – March 14, 2021 Betty Sue Flowers Varnell, 78 of Wilson passed away Sunday. Her funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Va