|Sunday, August 12, 2001
FAYE W. WIEGAND
Gloria Faye Wiggins Wiegand, 62, of 302 Connie Circle died Friday at
Wayne Memorial Hospital.
A member of Pine Forest United Methodist Church, she was the daughter
of the late Henry and Thelma Batten Wiggins.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park.
She is survived by her daughters, Dallie Pollard, Cathy Williford,
Leigh Ann Sizemore, and Lesley McGary all of Goldsboro; her brother, Henry
Phillip Wiggins of Kinston; her sister, Louwanna Norton of Florida; four
grandchildren, Ojay Capps, Aaron Williford, Dallie McGary, and Taylor Sizemore;
and two great-grandchildren, Austin Lancaster and Blake Capps.
The family will greet friends today from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral
home and at other times at the home.
JAMES L. MELVIN
Bishop James Lee Melvin, a native of Sampson County, passed away on
Thursday at his home.
James was the son of the late Ransom and Emma Faircloth Melvin and
was the husband of Ada Knight Melvin.
In addition to his numerous accomplishments, Bishop Melvin proudly
served the St. Mark Church of Christ for 43 years, from which he retired
in 1997, honored with the title of Pastor Emeritus. Bishop Melvin's ministry
spanned more than half a century.
The receiving will be held today from 7 until 9 p.m. and his life will
be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. Both services will be held at the Saint
Mark Church of Christ, 700 W. Ash St. Bishop Chester L. Aycock, Presiding
Prelate of the Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, and Dr. Alton A. Smith,
Pastor of the Sain Mark Church of Christ will be officiating. Interment
will be at Elmwood Cemetery.
In addition to his wife, Ada Knight Melvin, James is survived by three
daughters, Valerie Melvin-Johson of Durham, Linda Melvin Rawley (Thomas)
of Wilmington, Grathier Denise Saulsbury (Robert) of Owing Mills, Md.;
two nieces whom he raised, Georgetta Melvin Wooten (John, Jr.) of St. Petersburg,
Fla., Delia Sherard Durham of Goldsboro; a nephew whom he raised, Donald
Smith, who preceded him in death, (Veasther) of Hyattsville, Md.; one brother-in-law,
Irvin Knight (Martha) of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters-in-law, Hazel
Butler of Newark, N.J., and Ethel Sherard of Goldsboro; one aunt, Kethleen
Faircloth of Clinton; three granddaughters, Myranda Nicole Rawley, Shannon
Marrissa Rawley, and Maya Leigh Saulsbury; a special niece whom he raised
as a granddaughter, Pamela Wooten Spencer (Abram) of Greensboro; very special
family friends, and a host of nieces, nephews, foster sons and daughters
of the community.
The family is being served by Lightner Memorial Funeral Home of Goldsboro.
LAGRANGE -- Elwood Wade, 71, a loving husband and father went to be
with his Lord, Wednesday, August 8, 2001.
He was born in Greene County to the late Vander and Nora Ham Wade.
He was a lifetime farmer and a fifty-one year member of Bethel United Methodist
Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home
with Rev. Sherman Guthrie officiating. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Fields Wade; three children, Elwood
Wade Jr. and wife, Mauricia Wade, of LaGrange, Deloris Jernigan and husband,
Ray Jernigan, of LaGrange, Chris Wade and wife, Angela Wade, of LaGrange;
sister, Shirley Killette and husband, Wayne Killette, of La Grange; six
grandchildren, Kevin Jernigan, Jeromy Wade, Jamie Jernigan, Ryan Wade,
Hunter Wade and Jennah Wade.
The family received friends Friday from 7 until 9 p.m. at Rouse Funeral
Home, and at other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Building Fund,
c/o Jackie Overbee, 126 Pointe Shore Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.
Arrangements by Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange.
LILLIE M. KELLY
MOUNT OLIVE -- Lillie Mae Kelly died Friday at Sunbridge Nursing Home
in Mount Olive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete by McIntyre Funeral
CHAPEL HILL-- Mrs. Laura Stefanut, 56, died Friday at Kitty Askins
Hospice Center in Goldsboro.
A native of Romania, she is the daughter of Maria P. Trambitas of Romania
and the late Gheorghe Trambitas. Mrs. Stefanut was a spanish teacher with
the Orange County School System.
A memorial mass will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Seymour Funeral
Home Chapel. The Rev. William Ruhl will preside. The family will remain
following the service to receive friends.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Stefanut is survived by her sons, Christian
and Dominic Stefanut of Goldsboro; and sisters, Christina Pastior and Mihaela
Rusu of Germany.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 971,
Goldsboro, NC 27533.
Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
LELA MAE BRAGG
Dudley -- Graveside services for Lela Mae Bragg, 98, of 161 Brewington
Drive will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from the West View Cemetery in
South Hill, VA with Pastor Moses Darden officiating.
Mrs. Bragg died Wednesday at Sunbridge Nursing Center. She is survived
by a son, Richard Lee Bragg, Sr. of the home; one sister, Minnie L. Baskerville
of South Hill, VA; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The viewing will be held Monday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Garris Funeral
Home Chapel, 812 S. Center Street.
Garris Funeral Home, Inc. and Oris P. Jones Funeral Home, 301 W. Atlantic
St., South Hill, VA. is serving the family.
Mt. Olive -- Barry Darden of 133 East Forest Road died Friday at his
Among his survivors are his wife, Joyce Darden of the home.
Funeral arrangements which are incomplete are being handled by Garris
Mr. Enas Battle, 91, of 213 Shaw Street, died Friday at Wayne Memorial
Funeral service will held 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2001 at Greenleaf
The Rev. William J. Barber, II will officiate. Burial will follow in
Mr. Battle is survived by one daughter, Gloria Best; three grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
The viewing will be from 3:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2001.
There will also be a wake from 7:00 until 8:00 Sunday, August 12, 2001
at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Inc. The famil will assemble at 1547 Tommy's
Road one hour prior to service.
MAMIE C. SIMMONS
Mrs. Mamie Clara Simmons, 81, died this morning at Cherry Hospital
She is survived by her husband, Willie Simmons, Sr.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Lightner Memorial Funeral Home
and Cremation Service.
SINA J. WARREN
DUNN -- Mrs. Sina Jones Warren, 91, of Katie Tart Lane, died Saturday.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Randalls Chapel Pentecostal
Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Lee and the Rev. Frank Sandy
officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Newton Grove.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Strickland of Elizabeth City;
sons, Dewey H. Warren of Raleigh and Ray Warren of Newton Grove; nine grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren.
The family will be meeting at the home of Mrs. Warren, 1745 Barefoot
Rd., Newton Grove.
Mrs. Warren was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Lee Alton Warren;
and three sons, Carroll Lee Warren, Joe Samp Warren, and Nixon Warren.
Visitation will be held today from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at West and
Dunn Funeral Home.
The family is being served by West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton
Friday, November 30, 2001
HATTIE L. BORDEN
Hattie Lee Borden, 84, a former resident of The Pines, died at the
Kitty Askins Hospice Center following a brief illness.
A memorial service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Black Memorial
Chapel at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. William Hufham officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service.
Inurnment will be held at a later date in the First Presbyterian Columbarium.
Miss Borden was born to Sallie Lee Borden and Murray Borden. She was
a retired employee of Borden Brick and Tile and was a long-standing member
of the First Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her two nephews, Thomas Cox Borden of Raleigh and
Dr. Charles Leslie Britt of Williamsburg, Va.; a niece, Sally Borden Worrell
of Goldsboro; and a sister-in-law, Arabel Cox Zealy of Goldsboro.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Murray Borden and a sister,
Martha Lee Borden Britt.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1101 E. Ash
St., Goldsboro, NC 27530.
Seymour Funeral Home is serving the family.
ANDREW P. HOWELL
Andrew Preston "A.P." Howell, 80, of 622 N.C. 50 Hwy. 117, Warsaw,
died Thursday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial
Park with the Rev. Eduardo Gonzalez officiating.
Mr. Howell was born in Wayne County and was the son of the late James
H. and Annie Vinson Howell. A U.S. Navy veteran, he retired as a supervisor
at O'Berry Center and was a former carrier for the Goldsboro News-Argus.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah P. Triplett Howell; a daughter, Lib
Jackson of Goldsboro; a stepson, Ernest Triplett of Goldsboro; two sisters,
Ophelia Southerland and Patsy Lancaster of Goldsboro; four grandchildren,
Cheryl Casey of Goldsboro, Kim Costello and Kristy Roth of Pikeville, and
Woody Triplett of Outlaw, N.C.; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Shumate-Faulk
Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Cheryl and Charlie Casey,
262 Casey Dairy Road, Goldsboro.
CLINTON -- Armelia Fennell, 74, of 729 Bunting St., died Tuesday at
The funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Lisbon Street Baptist
Church. Burial will be in Sandhills Cemetery with the Rev. H.R. Cogdell
She is survived by one sister, Gertrude McFadden of Charlotte, and
two brothers, Joseph Fennell of Carrboro and William Fennell of Newburgh,
The viewing Saturday from 2 until 5 p.m. at the Lisbon Street Baptist
Mount Olive Funeral Home is serving the family.
NONA P. SULLIVAN
Nona Pate Sullivan, a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, went home to
be with the Lord on Thursday, November 29. For 74 years she lived a life
blessed by the Lord, and she walked closely with Him for the last 35 years.
A native Wayne County, she was married to a devoted husband, Malcolm
R. Sullivan, for 52 years. She raised two sons, Mac and Greg, who love
and serve the Lord. She was an example of a virtuous woman from Proverbs
31. Verse 28 says, "Her children rise up and call her blessed, her husband
also, and he praiseth her."
Nona is survived by her husband, Malcolm (Sully), her brother, Mike
Pate Jr., and wife, Mary Lane; her sister, Hope Pate Schuch and husband
Chuck of Chapel Hill; her son, Mac Sullivan and wife, Gray, of Goldsboro,
her son, Greg Sullivan and wife, Terry, of Raleigh; and eight grandchildren
who walk with the Lord: Micah, David, Joel, Daniel, and Rebekah Sullivan
of Goldsboro and Andrew, Willie, and Kathryn Sullivan of Raleigh.
On Saturday, December 1st, the family will receive friends at Seymour
Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. On Sunday, December 2nd, at 2 p.m. her
family and friends will celebrate her passage from earthly life to eternal
life at Seymour Funeral Home. For Nona now sees the "glory of God in the
face of Jesus Christ."
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Home Health and Hospice
Care Inc., 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.
FRANCES F. BARWICK
KINSTON -- Frances Faulkner Barwick, 75, of Classic Country Care, died
Thursday at Lenoir Memorial Hospital.
A graveside service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Westview Cemetery
with the Rev. Jim Tosto officiating.
A native of Lenoir County, Mrs. Barwick was the daughter of the late
William A. Faulkner and Hortense Mewborn Faulkner and was married to the
late Edward M. Barwick. She was a retired registered nurse with Lenoir
Memorial Hospital and with Dr. Cecil Wooten.
Mrs. Barwick was a member of Hickory Grove United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her sons, Carl Franklin Barwick and his wife, Mary
Helen, of New Bern and Edward Milton Barwick and wife, Laura, of Raleigh;
two grandchildren, Laura Lee Honbarrier of Bethel and Debbie Audilet of
New Bern; a brother, Dr. Conrad Faulkner of LaGrange; and a special niece,
Paige Baker of Levelland, Texas.
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the American
Diabetes Association, North Carolina Affiliate Inc., 3109 Poplarwood Court,
Suite 125, Raleigh, N.C., 27604-1043; or to the charity's of one's choice.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Rouse Funeral
William "Will" Grimes Harding, 15, of 305 Pineland Drive, died Wednesday.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist
Church. Burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at the residence.
The family is being served by Seymour Funeral Home.
WILLIAM KIMLEY SR.
William David Kimley Sr., 67, died Thursday morning at his home.
A Mass of Resurrection will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Roman
Catholic Church with the Reverend Tom Norris, O.S.F.S., presiding. Burial
will follow in Pikeville Cemetery.
A native of Camden, N.J., Mr. Kimley was the son of the late Agustus
Kimley and Marie Stone Kimley. He helped build the U.S.S. Kity Hawk and
retired as a sherriff's officer in Camden County, N.J. He was a member
of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel Livingston Kimley; daughters, Rita
Belvedere Smith and husband, Robert Smith, of Palmyra, N.J., and Ethel
Roberts of Pikeville; son, William D. Kimley, Jr. and wife, Judy, of Pikeville;
brothers, Lawrence Kimley of Ocean City, N.J., and Agustus Kimley Jr. and
wife, Elaine, of Florida; sisters, Mary Alexander of Gloucester, N.J.,
Martha Smith of Westville, N.J., and Patricia Tighe of Berlin, N.J.; sister-in-law,
Joan Schoelkopft and husband, Richard, of Florida; and grandchildren, Pamela
Gerkey and husband, Joseph, Kimberly Belvedere, Tara Belvedere, Jennifer
Roberts, Judy Clark and their father, Albert Belvedere Jr.; great-grandchildren,
Katheryne Gerkey, Patrick William Gerkey and Bryanna Belvedere; and godchildren,
Thomas Grey and wife, Nancy, Jacqueline Grey, John Grey, Alyssa Thomas
Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be made to the American
Heart Association, 3105 S. Memorial Drive S-A, Greenville, N.C., 27834;
or to the American Diabetes Association, 2315 A Sunset Ave., Rocky Mount,
Condolences may be mailed to the family at PO Box 897, Pikeville, N.C.,
A wake service will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home
and the family will receive friends afterward until 9 p.m
SEVEN SPRINGS -- Climene "Tomi" M. Lubrano, 79, died Wednesday evening
at Pitt Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church
in Mount Olive with her son, the Rev. Joseph Lubrano, S.D.S., of Milwaukee,
presiding. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park.
Mrs. Lubrano was born in Portsmouth, Va., to the late Otto and Beatrice
Komer and was married to the late Bartholomew Lubrano. She was a member
of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mount Olive and T.O.P.S. and K.O.P.S.
She is also survived by another son, Anthony B. Lubrano of Fayetteville,
and four grandchildren, Hannah Brock, Timothy Lubrano, Nichole Lubrano
and Jessica Lubrano.
A prayer service will be held Sunday night at 8:30 at Shumate-Faulk
Funeral Home and the family will be there to receive friends from 7 until
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 311 W. Main St., Mount Olive, 28365.
ARNOLD W. PERKINS
Arnold Woodard Perkins, 92, died Thursday at Britthaven Nursing Home.
The funeral will be Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel
with the Rev. Howard Seymour officiating. Burial will be in the Neuse Friends
Mr. Perkins was a native of Wayne County and was the son of the late
Nathan Eugene Perkins and Nancy Jane Grantham Perkins. He was a retired
He is survived by two brothers, Eugene Perkins of Atlanta, Ga., and
Elmer S. Perkins of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and three sisters, Esther P. Wilson
of Raleigh, Ruth P. Samons of San Diego, Calif., and Inez P. Bush of Richmond,
The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seymour