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Thursday, February 23, 2017

DEBRA J. FAISON-MARTIN

Sept. 18, 1961-Feb. 17, 2017 Debra Jean Faison-Martin, 55, 184 David Bright Road, Faison, died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Moses Chapel Church of Christ of Faison, with Dr. Evelena...

CURTIS ANDERSON

Died Feb. 21, 2017 Curtis Anderson, 56, Wilson, died Tuesday. Funeral will be Saturday at L.N. Forbes Tabernacle of Wilson at 1 p.m. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

CALEB SAMUEL ARNS

Feb. 14, 2017-Feb. 20, 2017 Caleb Samuel Arns passed peacefully in the arms of his loving parents Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, and is now in the loving arms of Jesus. Caleb was born Feb....

MARY B. BOKOP

Mary Beth Bokop, 93, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LINWOOD R. BROWN

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Linwood Ray Brown, 45, 511 N. Queen St., Kinston, died Sunday at UNC Lenoir Health Care. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rhema Word Christian Center of Kinston. Burial will be in Core Creek...

NOAH FAISON

Died Feb. 20, 2017 Noah Faison, 67, 317 Brogden St., Dudley, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Funeral will be Saturday at noon at New First Corinthian Holy Church. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. He...

PATRICIA RAINEY FAISON

Died Feb. 17, 2017 Patricia Rainey Faison, 74, Mount Olive, died Friday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Carmel Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

EMMA GRAY FELIX

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Emma Gray Felix, 84, Wilson, died Sunday. Funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

KENNETH EUGENE "MANN" HAMM

Died Feb. 22, 2017 Kenneth Eugene "Mann" Hamm, Goldsboro, died peacefully at home Wednesday. Mr. Hamm was a retired truck driver, mechanic and heavy equipment operator. He was a native of Wayne, and was preceded in death by his...

ROGER B. NORRIS

Roger B. Norris, 76, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CHARLES D. NUNN SR.

Died Feb. 20, 2017 Charles Dupree Nunn Sr., 83, Wilson, died Monday. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

MARGARET A. PARKS

April 2, 1941-Feb. 19, 2017 Margaret Ann "Meal" Parks, 75, 1016 N. Harrison St., Richmond, Va., formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at VCU Medical Hospital. Funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Britt Funeral Home Memorial Chapel of...

FAISON HAROLD RAYNOR

Died Feb. 22, 2017 Faison Harold Raynor, 73, Newton Grove, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at 2 p.m. at West and Dunn Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Adam Brinkley...

NORMA LEE HOWELL SMITH

Nov. 17, 1924-Feb. 21, 2017 Norma Lee Howell Smith, 92, Hood Swamp community, was called home Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, to the loving arms of Jesus Christ her Lord. Norma was born in Wayne County Nov. 17, 1924, to...

SYBIL PEARCE SNIPES

Oct. 24, 1940-Feb. 22, 2017 Sybil Pearce Snipes, 76, Princeton, died at the Brian Center of Goldsboro Wednesday. Funeral will be in Casey Funeral Home chapel 7 tonight, with the Rev. Thomas V. Pearce and the Rev. Johnny DiCorte...

JOHN IRVIN VAUSE

Died Feb. 21, 2017 John Irvin Vause, 93, Kinston, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at UNC Lenoir Healthcare. "Jack" was a lifelong farmer in Lenoir County. He was active in Southwest Christian Church, where he served as treasurer...

DEBORAH K. WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Deborah Kaye Williams, 49, Lucama, died Sunday. Funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

BETTIE L. WILLIAMS

Died Feb. 20, 2017 Bettie Louise Williams, 88, Wilson, died Monday. Funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home chapel of Wilson....

JAMES HAROLD WISE

July 30, 1936-Feb. 21, 2017 James Harold Wise, 80, Mount Olive, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Wayne UNC Healthcare surrounded by his family. James was born in Wayne County July 30, 1936, to the late Arlon and...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

CALEB S. ARNS

Caleb Samuel Arns, 6-day-old son of Joseph and Fahm Arns, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EVA BASS

Feb. 5, 1924-Feb. 20, 2017 Eva Bass, 93, Wilson, died Monday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a funeral at 2 p.m. in the...

SADIE F. CASTEEN

Sadie Frances Casteen, 75, died Tuesday at Fremont Rest Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KENNETH E. HAMM

Kenneth E. Hamm, 71, died at home today. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

MOZELLE HILL HINES

Died Feb. 18, 2017 Wiley Mozelle Hill Hines, 92, Goldsboro, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Hill and Anna Eason Hill. Mrs. Hines received a business...

MARY KORNEGAY HUMPHREY

Died Feb. 17, 2017 Mary Kornegay Humphrey, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at Word of Truth Christian Fellowship Church at 1 p.m., with pastor Timothy Dortch officiating. Burial will be at Wayne...

JAMES E. JOHNSON

James Earl “Pig” Johnson, 79, West Walnut Street, died Tuesday at Johnson Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NORMA LEE

HOWELL SMITH Norma Lee Howell Smith, 92, died Tuesday at Suttons Retirement Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY E. MILLER

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Mary Elizabeth Miller, 80, Warsaw, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be at Rose...

THOMAS HENRY MORRIS

Oct. 14, 1938-Feb. 21, 2017 Thomas Henry Morris, 78, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Thomas was born in Abbeville, S.C., Oct. 14, 1938, to Verna Watson Morris and the...

DWIGHT K. ROWE

Sept. 20, 1950-Feb. 18, 2017 Dwight Kramer Rowe, 66, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at noon in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born in...

CHARLINE T. WINSLOW

Jan. 9, 1931-Feb. 21, 2017 Charline Tribble Winslow, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at her home. Charline was born in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 1931, and was raised in Charleston, S.C., by her parents, Charles and...

JAMES H. WISE

James Harold Wise, 80, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

CALEB S. ARNS

Caleb Samuel Arns, 6-day-old son of Joseph and Fahm Arns, died Monday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

EVA BASS

Feb. 5, 1924-Feb. 20, 2017 Eva Bass, 93, Wilson, died Monday at the Brian Center in Wilson. Visitation will be Friday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a funeral at 2 p.m. in the...

SADIE F. CASTEEN

Sadie Frances Casteen, 75, died Tuesday at Fremont Rest Center. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

KENNETH E. HAMM

Kenneth E. Hamm, 71, died at home today. Arrangements are pending at Evergreen Funeral Home....

MOZELLE HILL HINES

Died Feb. 18, 2017 Wiley Mozelle Hill Hines, 92, Goldsboro, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Hill and Anna Eason Hill. Mrs. Hines received a business...

MARY KORNEGAY HUMPHREY

Died Feb. 17, 2017 Mary Kornegay Humphrey, 72, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral will be Thursday at Word of Truth Christian Fellowship Church at 1 p.m., with pastor Timothy Dortch officiating. Burial will be at Wayne...

JAMES E. JOHNSON

James Earl “Pig” Johnson, 79, West Walnut Street, died Tuesday at Johnson Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

NORMA LEE

HOWELL SMITH Norma Lee Howell Smith, 92, died Tuesday at Suttons Retirement Home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARY E. MILLER

Died Feb. 19, 2017 Mary Elizabeth Miller, 80, Warsaw, died Sunday at home. Funeral will be at Big Zion AME Zion Church in Kenansville Friday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be at Rose...

THOMAS HENRY MORRIS

Oct. 14, 1938-Feb. 21, 2017 Thomas Henry Morris, 78, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Thomas was born in Abbeville, S.C., Oct. 14, 1938, to Verna Watson Morris and the...

DWIGHT K. ROWE

Sept. 20, 1950-Feb. 18, 2017 Dwight Kramer Rowe, 66, died Saturday at home. Funeral will be Thursday at noon in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Old Mill Cemetery. He was born in...

CHARLINE T. WINSLOW

Jan. 9, 1931-Feb. 21, 2017 Charline Tribble Winslow, 86, Goldsboro, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, at her home. Charline was born in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 9, 1931, and was raised in Charleston, S.C., by her parents, Charles and...

JAMES H. WISE

James Harold Wise, 80, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

JAMES A. BASS

Feb. 28, 1961-Feb. 17, 2017 James Arthur Bass, 55, 405 Dove Place, died Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in J.B. Rhodes Jr. Memorial Chapel at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations...

LINWOOD R. BROWN

Linwood Ray Brown, 45, 511 N Queen St., Kinston, died Sunday at UNC Lenoir Health Care. Arrangements are pending at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc. Kinston....

SHONTA N. BYRD

May 5, 1981-Feb. 14, 2017 Shonta N. Byrd, 35, 537 Rollingwood Drive, died Feb. 14 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Greater St. John Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be at...

NOAH FAISON

Noah Faison, 68, 317 Brogden St., Dudley, died Monday at Johnston Memorial Hospital of Smithfield. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

PATRICIA RAINEY FAISON

Patricia Rainey Faison, 74, Mount Olive, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

EMMA GRAY FELIX

Emma Gray Felix, 84, Wilson, died Sunday at Avante Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wilson. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

SANDRA COLE MURPHREE

Dec. 10, 1943-Feb. 19, 2017 Sandra Jeanne Cole Murphree, 73, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Royal Oak, Mich., Dec. 10, 1943, to Frances Simons Cole and...

JULIA ORMOND

Died Feb. 12, 2017 Julia Ormond, 95, Hookerton, died Feb. 12 at home. Funeral will be noon Saturday at Covenant of Faith Church in Hookerton. Wake will be an hour before the funeral. Visitation will be Friday from 1...

SOLINE T. PROVENCAL

Aug. 19, 1930-Feb. 17, 2017 Soline Theresa Provencal, 86, died Friday at Brookdale Senior Living. Funeral will be held at a later date. She was born Aug. 19, 1930, in Massachusetts to the late Albert and Rosalma Beaulieu Hamel....

EDWINA LEE SUGGS

May 15, 1965-Feb. 17, 2017 Edwina Lee Suggs, 51, 108 E. Chasten St., Beaulaville, died Friday at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Daisy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Beulaville. Burial will...

MICHAEL H. SWEENEY

April 18, 1955-Feb. 17, 2017 Michael Hugh Sweeney, 61, died Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Funeral will be held at a later date. He was born April 18, 1955, in New York to Rita Sweeney and...

LESSIE SUTTON WARREN

Feb. 8, 1927-Feb. 18, 2017 Lessie Sutton Warren, 90, Goldsboro, passed away Saturday afternoon at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Lessie was born in Sampson County Feb. 8, 1927, to the late Gus and Amanda Williamson...

EDNA M. WILLIAMS

Edna Mae Williams, 61, Wilson, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

BETTIE WILLIAMS

Bettie Williams, 88, Wilson, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Stevens Funeral Home of Wilson....

Monday, February 20, 2017

DELORA ARTIS

Delora Artis, 80, of 344 N. Alabama Avenue, died Sunday in Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending at Haskins Funeral Home....

JULIA P. DENNING

June 9, 1943-Feb.18, 2017 Julia Faye Price Denning, 73, died Saturday. She was born in Johnston County on June 9, 1943, to the late John Clifton Price and Lillie Mae Lamm Price. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m....

LEROY GRANTHAM

Leroy Grantham, 88, died Sunday at Brian Center. Arrangements are pending at Hamilton Funeral Chapel....

MOZELLE HINES

Mozelle H. Hines, 92, died Saturday at Greenwood Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bowling Green, Ky. Arrangements are pending with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

IRA KING SR.

March 1, 1939-Feb. 16, 2017 Ira Lee King, Sr., 77, of 513 Eunice Street departed this life Thursday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. Ike, as he was affectionately called, was born on Wednesday, March 1, 1939 in Wayne County...

SANDRA MURPHREE

Sandra C. Murphree, 73, died Sunday at her home. Arrangements are pending at Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

MARGARET ANN PARKS

Margaret Ann Parks, formerly of LaGrange, died Sunday at VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. Funeral arrangements are pending at Britt Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

LESSIE WARREN

Lessie Sutton Warren, 90, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Arrangements are pending with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service....

DONALD W. WICKER

Jan. 9, 1956-Feb. 17, 2017 Donald Wayne Wicker, 61, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. A funeral service was held Sunday at 6 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home and...