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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

ELIZABETH BUSHILLY CHISOLM

Died June 10, 2017 Elizabeth Bushilly Chisolm, 56, Rocky Mount, died June 10. Memorial service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

GLADYS PRUITT HAMLETT

Gladys Pruitt Hamlett, 82, died Tuesday at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

ARTHUR L. KING

Died June 22, 2017 Arthur L. King, 80, Wilson, died Thursday. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

AUSTIN LANCE LANCASTER

March 6, 2003-June 24, 2017 Austin Lance Lancaster, 14, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, June 29, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont and other times...

TRAVIS RAY POPE

July 9, 1970-June 26, 2017 Travis Ray Pope, 46, Goldsboro, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Travis was born in Wayne County July 9, 1970, to William Ray Pope of Goldsboro and the late...

DORA BATTS VAIL

Dora Batts Vail, 92, formerly of Pikeville, died Tuesday at Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg, Va. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

JAMES ALSTON

James Alston, 73, Wilson, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

BEVERLY L.S. BOYD

Beverly Lorraine Shirley Boyd, 55, 815 Maple St., died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

RONALD BRASWELL

May 7, 1942-June 25, 2017 Ronald Lee Braswell, 75, 5190 U.S. 70 East, Princeton, died Sunday. Funeral will be 7 tonight at The Princeton Church of God. Committal will take be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Princeton Cemetery. He was...

PATRICK COOKE

Died June 25, 2017 Patrick Cooke, 92, Chapel Hill, died at home surrounded by family Sunday morning, June 25, 2017. Graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pikeville Cemetery. Patrick "Pat" was the son of...

MELISSA "MISSY" LEE WADDING FRANCIS

April 7, 1958-June 25, 2017 Melissa "Missy" Lee Wadding Francis, 59, Kinston, N.C., formerly of Western, Pa., went to be with the Lord at 10:05 p.m. June 25, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, N.C., surrounded by...

SADIE GRAY JONES

July 2, 1953-June 21, 2017 Sadie Gray Jones, 63, 501 S. Audubon Ave., died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born July 2, 1953, in Wilson County to Fountain Ernest and Sadie Gurham Williams. She...

JACK LEE

March 15, 1935-June 26, 2017 Jack Lee, 82, Four Oaks, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by his family. Jack was born in Wayne County March 15, 1935, to the late...

MARY E. COOPER MCIVER

Mary Ellen Cooper McIver, 83, 242 Sarecta Road, Kenansville, died Sunday at Genesis Healthcare of Mount Olive. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations Inc....

TRAVIS R. POPE

Travis Ray Pope, 46, died Monday at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

QUANEISHA RUFFIN

Died June 19, 2017 Quaneisha Ruffin, 32, Wilson, died June 19. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

GRAHAM SASSER

June 17, 1925-June 25, 2017 Graham Sasser passed away at the age of 92 Sunday, June 25, 2017. He was born on June 17, 1925, to Harvey and Sudie Sasser of Wayne County. Graham entered the Army in 1945,...

JOE A. WARD

Joe Allen Ward, 80, 1753 Kingston Heath Way, Raleigh, formerly of Wayne County, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations....

JUNE WOLFE JR.

Nov. 11, 1935-June 18, 2017 Graveside service for June Wolfe Jr., 81, Belton, was held Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Bellwood Memorial Park in Temple, with Dr. Allen Lowe officiating. Mr. Wolfe died Sunday, June 18, 2017, in a...

EDWARD YORK

Edward York, 76, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Monday, June 26, 2017

RICKIE L. BRANCH

Rickie Lee Branch, 71, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Smith- Holloway Memorial Funeral Services....

OLIVIA A. BRIGHAM

Died June 22, 2017 Olivia Ann Brigham, 73, died Thursday at UNC Wayne Health Care. Funeral will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at First African Baptist Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at...

ALBERT L. BROADHURST

Albert L. Broadhurst, 66, 802 Fourth St., died Sunday at Willow Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are pending at Serenity Memorial Funeral Home and Cremations LLC....

RAY F. BYERLY

Nov. 15, 1931-June 24, 2017 Ray Franklin Byerly, 85, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late Frank L. and Ruth Heatwole Byerly. For 67 years, he was married to the late...

ROBERT J. COOR

Oct. 7, 1944-June 24, 2017 Robert Jerald Coor, 72, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday at his home. Robert was born in Wayne County Oct. 7, 1944, to the late Edward F. Coor and Margaret Southerland Coor. He was a graduate...

JASPER C. FOSS

Feb. 5, 1932-June 24, 2017 Jasper Clayton "Buddy" Foss, 85, Maysville School Road, Mount Olive, died early Saturday morning while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He is survived by his wife of the home, Verdie Lee Thigpen;...

DOROTHY B. HORNE

Dorothy B. Horne, 85, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Barnes Funeral Home of Wilson....

RAUL P. HORTELANO

Sept. 22, 1974-June 21, 2017 Raul Peru Hortelano, 42, 1200 Friendship Church Road, Middlesex, died Wednesday at the University of Chapel Hill Hospital. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon in Lander Coe Parlor of Haskins Funeral...

SADIE GRAY JONES

July 2, 1953-June 21, 2017 Sadie Gray Jones, 63, 501 S. Audubon Ave., died Wednesday in Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Church of the Lord Jesus Christ Apostolic Faith of Wilson. Burial will...

ALSTON L. LANCASTER

Alston Lance Lancaster, 14, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home....

MARY E. MARTIN

Mary E. Martin died Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service of LaGrange....

GRAHAM SASSER

Graham Sasser, 92, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Sunday, June 25, 2017

DEBBRA ATKINSON

June 19, 1958-June 22, 2017 Debbra Atkinson, 59, 1403C John St., died Thursday in Kitty Askins Hospice. Funeral will be Monday at noon at St. Mark Church of Christ. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. She was born...

OLIVIA A. BRIGHAM

Olivia Ann Brigham, 73, died Thursday at UNC Wayne Health Care. Arrangements are pending at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home in Snow Hill....

RAY F. BYERLY

Ray Franklin Byerly, 85, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory....

ROBERT J. COOR

Robert J. Coor died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

JASPER FOSS

Jasper Foss, 85, Mount Olive, died Saturday at Kitty Askins. Arrangements are pending at Tyndall....

DAVID R. HINNANT

March 9, 1932-June 22, 2017 David Ronald Hinnant, 85, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. David was born March 9, 1932, in Wayne County to the late Thomas Robert "Rob" Hinnant and Ethel Thomas Hinnant. David proudly served...

RAUL P. HORTELANO

Raul Peru Hortelano, 42, 1200 Friendship Church Road, Middlesex, died Wednesday at the University of Chapel Hill Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

CAROLYNN M. JACKSON

Carolynn Marieo "Rie Rie" Jackson, 25, 707 E. James St., Mount Olive, died Thursday at the University of Chapel Hill Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

ARTHUR L. KING

Arthur L. King, 80, 2217 Imperial Ave., Wilson, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

RALPH O. KINSEY JR.

Died June 19, 2017 Ralph O'Hara Kinsey Jr., 60, 7128 Gum Branch Road, Richlands, died Monday at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern. Funeral will be 2 p.m. today at Northwest "A" Free Will Baptist Tabernacle. Burial will be...

VANESSA MCNAIR MARTIN

Died June 16, 2017 Vanessa McNair Martin, 55, died June 16 at University Hospital in Maryland. Graveside service was Saturday at 1 p.m. at Martin Family Cemetery. Born in Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late John...

DALE R. MCKINNEY

Feb. 5, 1952-June 22, 2017 Dale Ray McKinney, 65, Pikeville, died Thursday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be 4 tonight at The Bridge Church in Princeton. He was born Feb. 5, 1952, in Tennessee to the late...

KING C. NORRIS

Oct. 8, 1936-June 23, 2017 King C. Norris, 80, Rosewood community, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 27, 2017, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at...

LEONARD CHARLES STEMPIN

Dec. 30, 1938-May 23, 2017 Retired United States Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Leonard Charles Stempin, 78, died in Charleston, S.C., May 23. Funeral will be held later. Burial will be at Beaufort National Cemetery of Beaufort, S.C. He...

OSCAR THIGPEN

Oct. 1, 1953-June 14, 2017 Oscar Thigpen, 63, 806 N. Claiborne St., died June 14 at Wayne UNC Health Care. He was born Oct. 1, 1953, in Wayne County to George and Katie Yelverton Thigpen. Arrangements are by J.B....

JOSEPH A. THOMPSON

Jan. 2, 1947-June 23, 2017 Joseph Austin "Joe" Thompson, 70, died Friday at Wayne UNC Hospital. Funeral will be private. He was born in Randolph County Jan. 2, 1947, to the late Carl Richard and Anne Austin Thompson. He...