Miscellaneous Wilson County, North Carolina Obituaries

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November 1, 2001

Mary Ann C. Davis
Mary Ann Corbett Davis, 58, of Selma died Wednesday at Pitt County Memorial
Hospital. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Linwood Crocker at 2 p.m.
Friday at Farmville Funeral Home Church Street Chapel. Burial will follow in the
Corbett Family Cemetery near Fountain.
Surviving are one daughter, Melanie Godwin of Kenly; two sons, Jeff Joyner of
Farmville and Scott Joyner of Princeton; her parents, Joe and Grace Corbett of
Falkland; four sisters, Janice Pollard of Macclesfield, Dorothy Heath of
Greenville, Christine Pollard of Pinetops and Margaret Watson of Wilson; three
grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at the home of Joe and Grace Corbett, 434 N.C. 222, Fountain.

Stanley S. Ordess
Oct. 8, 1921 Oct. 31, 2001
BAILEY — Stanley Serge Ordess, 80, died Wednesday. A graveside service will be
conducted by the Rev. Lester Bissette and the Rev. Robert Rose at 11 a.m. Friday
in Bailey Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Brantley Ordess; two sons, Mark Ordess of
Fredericksburg, Va., and Jody Ordess of Bailey; one sister, Nancy Mongiello of
Revere, Mass; a brother, Michael Ordess of Winchester, Mass; and seven
grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West,
from 7-9 tonight and at other times at 7390 Frazier Road.

Henry E. Watson
KENLY — Henry Elwin Watson, 85, of 507 E. Second St. died Tuesday at his home.
A graveside service was conducted by the Rev. Charles L. Renfrow at 11 a.m.
today in Kenly Cemetery.
Watson was owner of Watson Hardware and Oil Co.
Surviving are his wife, Pattie Wiggs Watson; two daughters, Patsy Jo Tomlinson
and Janet Bennett, both of Wilson; a son, Charlie Watson of Hampstead; a sister,
Josephine Disney of Maryland; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by Coley Funeral Home.

Thelma T. Sumrell
AYDEN — Thelma Taylor Sumrell, 82, died Monday at Pitt County Memorial
Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Farmer Funeral Service.
Burial will follow in Ayden Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Billie Faye Smith of Greenville; a son, Bobby J.
Sumrell of Farmville; two brothers, Donald Taylor and LeLand Taylor, both of
Snow Hill; two sisters, including Estelle Goff of Elm City; four grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at the home of her daughter, 2299 Wolf Pit Road, Greenville.

Bettie Mae T. Cox
May 12, 1942 Oct. 26, 2001
Bettie Mae Tucker Cox, 59, of 1505 Coleman St. died Friday at Pitt County
Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Henry Cox at 2 p.m.
Saturday at Glory Baptist Church, 502 S.W. Jordan St. Burial will follow in
Hamilton Burial Garden.
She was employed at James I. Miller Tobacco Co. and was a member of Three
Tabernacle Holiness Church of Kenly.
Surviving are three daughters, Diane Tucker, Dorothy Faye Cox and Michelle T.
Cosmin, all of Wilson; four sons, Ray Charles Tucker, Joe Lewis Cox, Bobby Earl
Cox and David Cox, all of Wilson; her mother, Marie Tucker of Wilson; five
sisters, Shirley Wiggins, Doris Tucker, Ann Howard and Willistine Jackson, all
of Wilson, and Catherine Tucker of Newark, N.J.; one brother, James Lee Tucker
of Richmond, Va.; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., Friday
from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 7-8 p.m. and at
other times at 804 Kenan St. and will assemble there one hour before the
funeral.

Lonnie Daniels
Dec. 1, 1922 Oct. 26, 2001
Lonnie Daniels, 78, of 635 Reidtown Road, Fremont, died Oct. 26 at Wilson
Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Donnie Daniels at 1 p.m.
Saturday at St. Mark Church of Christ of Faro. Burial will follow in St. Delight
Cemetery, Walstonburg.
Surviving are seven daughters, Barbara Jean Darden of Silver Spring, Md.,
Janice Ward of Reston, Va., Nancy Thompson of East Orange, N.J., Mary Daniels of
Hampton, Va., Evon Daniels of Faro, Beverly Daniels of Stantonsburg and Patricia
Lewis of Wilson; two sisters, Christine Dupree of Pinetops and Catherine
Williams of Wilson; 16 grandchildren, including Timothy Daniels and Gregory
Daniels, whom she reared; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., Friday
from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 8:15-9:15 p.m. and
at other times 4068 Old Black Creek Road where they will assemble one hour
before the funeral.

Blonnie B. McRae
May 13, 1931 Oct. 30, 2001
Blonnie Baldwin McRae, 70, of 701 Maury St. died Tuesday at Wilmed Nursing
Care Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Oscar Pender at 3 p.m.
Saturday at Mount Calvary Holiness Church, 706 New St. Burial will follow in
Hamilton Burial Garden.
She was a member of Calvary Holiness Church where she served on the mother
board.
Surviving are four daughters, Mary Edwards of Philadelphia, Lucy Barnes,
Vivian Chestnut and Linda Pender, all of Wilson; four sons, Jerry McRae of
Ormond Beach, Fla., Gary McRae of Perry, Fla., Charles McRae of Nash County and
Reginald McRae of Wilson; her mother, Lucy Smith of Wilson; 22 grandchildren;
and 13 great-grandchild.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., Friday
from 3-9:30 p.m. The family will receive friends at 917 College Circle and will
assemble there one hour before the funeral.

Elsie B. Atkinson
Feb. 22, 1920 Oct. 31, 2001
Elsie Blackmon Atkinson, 81, died Wednesday. The funeral will be conducted by
the Rev. Mark Woolard at 10 a.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S.
264 West. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, Va.
Surviving are three daughters, Linda Watson of Grantsboro, Sandra Lee of
Hertford and Joan Bishop of Chesapeake, Va.; a sister, Eula Johnson of Wilson;
nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m.

Mary S. Sexton
MICRO — Mary S. Sexton, 69, died Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center. The
funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Melvin Whittington at 2 p.m. Saturday at
New Beginnings Community Church, 5334 Lamm Road. Burial will follow in Black
Creek Cemetery.
Surviving are six daughters, Kay Caddl of Kannapolis, Carol Sexton Blalock of
Lucama, Yvonne Sexton of Micro, Milly Glover of Wilson, Nancy Jones and Linda
Jones, both of Smithfield; three sons, Mike Sexton of Fremont, J.T. Sexton Jr.
and Coy Sexton, both of Wilson; five sisters, Franice Wood and Betty Guy, both
of South Carolina, Mattie Becker of Gastonia, Shirley Green of Stanley and Linda
Winebar of Florida; three brothers, Robert Scarborough of Kings Mountain, Jerry
Scarborough and Johnny Scarborough, both of Gastonia; 20 grandchildren; and
seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Coley Funeral Home, Kenly Friday from 7-9
p.m.

David E. Atkinson
Dec. 7, 1963 Oct. 29, 2001
David Earl Atkinson, 38, of 613 Lane St. died Monday at Wilson Medical Center.
The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Mable Weeble Saturday at 2 p.m. at
Edwards Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St.. Burial will follow in the Becky Pate
Cemetery, Lucama.
Surviving are his mother, Georgiana L. Barnes of the home; three sisters,
Marcine Burke, Barbara Atkinson and Brenda Atkinson, all of Wilson; and three
brothers, James Wall of Wendell, Johnnie Lee and Jim Barnes, both of Wilson.
The body may be viewed at the funeral home Friday from 2-7 p.m. The family
will receive friends at the residence and will assemble there one hour before
the funeral.

Frances E. Batts
Frances Estelle Batts, 63, of 4443 Upchurch Road, Elm City, died Wednesday at
Wilson Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Bobby McCall
Bobby McCall, 40, of 116 E. Spruce St. did Wednesday at Wilson Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

November 2, 2001

Gary L. Inman Jr.
Gary Lee Inman Jr., 65, formerly of Elm City, died Monday. The funeral will be
held in Washington, D.C.
Surviving are eight sisters, Mollie Barnes of Norfolk, Va., Shirley Henderson
of Henderson, Margaret Batts of Washington, D.C., Annie Armstrong and Carolyn
Inman, both of Elm City, Sandra Sanders, Linda Swinson and Dosie Bryant, all of
Wilson; and four brothers, Charles Inman and Ricky Inman, both of Washington,
D.C., Leroy Inman of Jacksonville and Elbert Inman of Wilson.

Pet M. Wooten
June 15, 1916 Oct. 31, 2001
STANTONSBURG — Pet Musgrave Wooten died Wednesday at the Kitty Askins Hospice
Center, Goldsboro. A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev. Gene
Carpenter at 3 p.m. Sunday in Stantonsburg Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Anne Wooten Tilley of Durham and Peggy Wooten
Brown of Goldsboro; one son, Luther Stivers “Butch” Wooten Jr. of Cape Carteret;
and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at 317 E. Commercial Ave. Saturday from 7-9
p.m.
Arrangements are being handled by Seymour Funeral Home, Goldsboro.

James O. Bynum
James Oscar Bynum, 71, of 1106 Rountree Ave. died Monday at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. E. Forbes at 2 p.m. Sunday at
Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 Barnes St.
The family will receive friends at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro
St., Saturday from 7-8 p.m.

Frances E. Batts
April 29, 1938 Oct. 31, 2001
Frances Estelle Batts, 63, of 4443 Upchurch Road, Elm City, died Wednesday at
Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Charles Barnes
at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. James Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1739
Martin Luther King Parkway. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, Josh D. Batts; one daughter, Shirley Batts Diggs of
Wilson; one stepdaughter, Betty Jean Wilson of Greensboro; three sons, Elvis
Pope of Richmond, Va., Josh D. Batts Jr. of Wilson and Tony Batts of the home;
two stepsisters, Daizel Artis of Wilson and Desmo Barnes of Sharpsburg; two
brothers, Leonard Yelverton of Wilson and Moses Ruffin Jr. of Rocky Mount; one
stepbrother, Leroy Ruffin of Wilson; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; and
her niece, Jean Ruffin Artis, who was her caregiver.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 8:15-9:15
p.m. and at other times at the residence where they will assemble one hour
before the funeral.

Bobby R. McCall
Jan. 3, 1961 Oct. 31, 2001
Bobby Ray “Bud” McCall, 40, of 116 E. Spruce St. died Wednesday at Wilson
Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Willie Thomas at 3:30
p.m. Sunday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St. Burial will follow in
Hamilton Burial Garden.
McCall was employed with S.T. Wooten Construction Co. of Wilson.
Surviving are his wife, Regina Artis McCall of Wilson; his parents, Johnnie
and Bernice McCall of Wilson; two sisters, Elma Gray McCall of Wilson and
RuthAnn McCall, both of Wilson; and three brothers, Thomas “Tommy” McCall and
Levi McCall, both of Wilson, and Junior Lee McCall of Kenly.
The body may be viewed at the funeral home Saturday from 3-9:30 p.m. The
family will receive friends at 1804-B Fountain Drive and will assemble there one
hour before the funeral.

Victoria T. Young
July 15, 1916 Oct. 30, 2001
Victoria Taylor Young, 85, a resident of Friendly Elm Nursing Home, Elm City,
died Tuesday at Avante at Wilson. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev.
Linwood Batts at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.
Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
She was retired from Elm City Middle School and was a member of the usher
board at Vaughn’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Elm City.
Surviving are one daughter, Ruth Taylor Strickland of Elm City; three sisters,
Clara T. Latham, Magdalene T. Richardson and Thelma T. Hunter, all of Elm City;
one brother, Everett Taylor of Elm City; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-
grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at the funeral home Saturday from 3-9:30 p.m. The
family will receive friends at 6249 Joyner Road, Elm City, and will assemble
there one hour before the funeral.

Pauline Forte
Pauline Forte, 89, of 1201 Atlantic St. died Thursday at her home.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by King & Darden Funeral Home,
325 E. Nash St.

Marvin L. Hobbs
Marvin L. Hobbs, 84, of 1205 Atlantic St. died Thusday at Nash General
Hospital, Rocky Mount.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Norman L. Carpenter
Norman Leon Carpenter, 36, of Main Street, Sims, died Thursday at Wilson
Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

November 3, 2001

James O. Bynum
Jan. 2, 1930 Oct. 29, 2001
James Oscar Bynum, 71, of 1106 Rountree Ave. died Monday at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Elbert Forbes at 2 p.m. Sunday at
Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 E. Barnes St. Burial will follow in
Rest Haven Cemetery.
Bynum was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Sears and Roebuck Co.
Surviving are his wife, Edna L. Bynum; four daughters, Mamie Lee Taylor of
Rocky Mount, Wanda Ann Younger of Fayetteville, Denesa Watts of Killeen, Texas,
and Nahnette ReneŽ Franklin of Rocky Mount; three sons, Lamont Tyrone Bynum of
Rocky Mount, James Amadeus Bynum of Rocky Mount and Sherlock Bynum of
Greensboro; four stepchildren, Robert Bullock of Norfolk, Va., Pamela Boyce and
Julius Forman Beth of Wilson and Adena Sharpe of Elm City; two sisters, Eva Mae
Lloyd of Greenville and Delores J. Hunter of Goldsboro; one brother, Lewis Neal
of Wilson; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 3-9:30 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home
from 7-8 p.m. and will assemble there one hour before the funeral.

Frances Batts
A sister, Glennie Hall of Baltimore is also a survivor. The Wilson Daily Times
regrets the error.

Nora Barnes Jones
July 29, 1911 Nov. 2, 2001
Nora Barnes Jones, 90, a resident of Avante, died Friday.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Pauline Forte
Pauline Forte, 89, of 1201 Atlantic St. died Thursday at her home. The funeral
will be conducted by Bishop Robert L. Gorham at 11 a.m. Monday at Wilson Chapel
Free Will Baptist Church, 513 E. Barnes St. Burial will follow in Hamilton
Burial Garden.
Surviving are her husband, Timothy Forte of Hyattsville, Md.; one son, Willie
Preston Forte of Racine, Wis.; two sisters, Lillie Ruffin Askew and Julia Ruffin
Andrews, both of Washington, D.C.; one brother, Alfred Taylor of Pippin, Ohio;
several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at King and Darden Funeral Home, 325 E. Nash St.,
Sunday from 3-9 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-
9 p.m. and other times at the home where they will assemble one hour before the
funeral.

Doshia M. Wood
Aug. 19, 1913 Nov. 1, 2001
CHOCOWINITY — Doshia Mizelle Wood, 88, of Chocowinity died Thursday at
Beaufort County Hospital in Washington, N.C. A graveside service will be held
at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pamilco Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are her husband; one daughter, Frankie Peele Houchins of Wilson; two
sons; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Paul Funeral Home of Washington.

Marvin Lee Hobbs
Dec. 7, 1916 Nov. 1, 2001
Marvin Lee Hobbs, 84, of 1205 Atlantic St. died Thursday at Nash General
Hospital, Rocky Mount. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Troy Jenell
Dixon Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Pender St.
Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden.
Hobbs was employed with the City Cab Co. of Wilson.
Surviving are one son, James Douglass Hobbs of Durham; two daughters, Debra
Battle of Wilson and Cynthia Alston of Bailey; one stepson, Edwin Fleming of
Wilson; two stepdaughters, Brenda Faye Sharpe of Carrboro and Marie Lavendar of
New Bern; and four stepgrandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., today
from 3-9 p.m. The family will receive friends other times at 3002 Arch Court,
where they will assemble one hour before the funeral.

William F Welfare Jr.
AUGUSTA, GA. — William Franklin “Bill” Welfare Jr., 82, died Thursday.
Memorial services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Platt’s Belair Road Chapel in
Evans, Ga.
Welfare, a Wilson, N.C., native, was a pilot in the Army Air Corps in World
War II and founded Snow Hill Milling Co. in Greene County in 1948.
He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church and chairman of the finance
committee for many years. He served on the Production Credit Board for 23 years.
He was a member of the Snow Hill Rotary Club and a member of the board of
directors of Wachovia Bank in Snow Hill. He served as chairman of the Greene
Central School Committee for many years.
Surviving are his wife, two sons, six daughters and 13 grandchildren.

Council Herring
Jan. 15, 1923 Nov. 1, 2001
ROCKY MOUNT — Council Herring, 78, died Thursday after an extended illness.
The funeral will be conducted by Dr. Durwood Lee Broughton, the Rev. Clarence
Correll and the Rev. J. Dan Hudson Sunday at 3 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home,
1912 Sunset Ave. Burial will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park.
Council retired after 34 years with the City of Rocky Mount. He was a member
of Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a Royal Ambassadors leader, Junior
Boys Sunday School teacher, deacon and chairman of ushers.
Surviving are his wife; one son; three daughters, including Teresa Melton of
Elm City; one sister; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Robert Lee Williams Sr.
Sept. 8, 1915Nov. 2, 2001
Robert Lee Williams Sr., 86, died Friday. The funeral will be conducted by
Chaplain Bobby Williams, the Rev. LaVon Phillips and the Rev. Melvin Whittington
at 8 p.m. Sunday at Farmington Heights Church of God. Burial will follow at 11
a.m. Monday at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Williams was a building contractor in Wilson from 1948 until his retirement in
1979. He was a past recipient of the Wilson Exchange Club Book of Golden Deeds
Award. He was a charter member of the Farmington Heights Church of God..
Surviving are his wife, Mavis Lamm Williams; five daughters, Louise Pridgen of
McDonough, Ga., Pat Turner of Middlesex, and Peggy Barnes, Linda Easom and Gayle
Haislip, all of Wilson; two sons, Jerry Williams of Wilson and Bobby Williams of
Sevierville, Tenn.; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two
stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and one great-great-
grandchild.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at Farmington Heights
Church of God and other times at 3815 Bell St.
Arrangements are being handled by Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264.

Bobby Ray McCall
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel Saturday. The family will
receive friends there from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

November 5, 2001

Nora B. Jones
July 29, 1911 Nov. 2, 2001
Nora Lee Barnes Jones, 90, a resident of Avante at Wilson died Friday. The
funeral will be conducted by the Rev. William E. Neill at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St.
John AME Zion Church, 119 N. Pender St. Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial
Garden.
She was a member of St. John AME Zion Church where she served as an usher. She
was a member of the Emma C. Clement Missionary Society and the Floral Club.
Her survivors include a sister, Alice Smith of Wilson.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., today
from 3-9 p.m. The family will receive friends at 410 N. Reid St. and will
assemble there one hour before the funeral.

Ralph L. Pearson
April 10, 1936 Nov. 3, 2001
Ralph L. Pearson, 65, of 4406 Kenroy Road died Saturday at Wilmed. A memorial
service will be conducted by the Rev. Jesse Horne Sr. and the Rev. Tommy Hagan
at 7 tonight at Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St.
Surviving are his wife, Shelby Jean Raper Pearson; two daughters, Angela Lois
P. Barnes of Wilson and Donna P. Earp of Smithfield; two sons, Michael J.
Pearson and Dennis A. Pearson, both of Lucama; one sister, Mildred Raper of
Lucama; one brother, Joseph Pearson of Lucama; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service.

Dewey Pittman
Sept. 11, 1915 Nov. 3, 2001
Dewey Pittman, 86, of Fredericksburg, Va., formerly of Wilson, died Saturday
at Carriage Hill Nursing Home. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Ray
Wells at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St. Burial
will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are one son, Ray Pittman of Spotsylvania, Va.; two sisters, Effie
Durham and Bertha Gardner, both of Wilson; and one brother, Coon Pittman of
Wilson.

Rachel O. Bass
Jan. 18, 1925 Nov. 3, 2001
Rachel Oakey Bass, 76, of 3901 Bell St. died Saturday at her home. The funeral
will be conducted by the Rev. Ray Wells at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shingleton Funeral
Home, 2407 W. Nash St. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
She was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Elwood Bass; one daughter, Brenda Bass Deans of
Wilson; two sisters, Betty Owens of Wilson and Dorothy Williams of Smithfield;
three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home from 7-8:30 tonight.

John D. Barnes
FARMVILLE — John David Barnes, 64, of 1203 S. Main St. died Saturday. The
funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Moriah Original United Holy
Church. Burial will follow in St. Delight Cemetery, Walstonburg.
The body may be viewed at Don Brown Funeral Home, Ayden from 6-9 tonight.

Catherine L. Taylor
FOUNTAIN — Catherine L. Taylor, 75, of 5870 E. Mill St. died Friday. The
funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. James Free Will Baptist Church.
Burial will follow in Crestlawn Memorial Garden.
The body may be viewed at Hemby-Willoughby Funeral Home from 2-8 p.m. today.

Thomas S. Pittman
FOUNTAIN — Thomas Stewart Pittman, 41, of 3409 Deerfield Apts. died Friday.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Dildy Chapel Free Will Baptist
Church. Burial will follow in the Buddy Hemby Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Hemby-Willoughby Funeral Home Tuesday from
7-8 p.m.

Sara B. Ellis
FARMVILLE — Sara B. Ellis, 74, of 306 S. George St. died Friday.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Moriah Original United
Holy Church. Burial will follow in St. Delight Cemetery, Walstonburg.
Arrangements are being handled by S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home.

William H. Scarbrough
William H. Scarbrough, 74, of 409 Bruton St. died Sunday at Wilson Medical
Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by King & Darden Funeral Home,
325 E. Nash St.

James Worley
James Worley, 19, of 403 Pineview St., Lucama died Saturday at Wilson Memorial
Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Lillie B. Jones
Lillie Mae “Katie B.” Brooks Jones, 59, of 510 Forrest Road died Saturday at
Wilson Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Dorothy R. Hill
Dorothy Raynor Hill, 73, of 1126 Stantonsburg Circle died Saturday at her
residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Joseph B. Cox
Joseph B. Cox, 81, of 507 Newbern St. died Saturday at Wilson Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726
S. Tarboro St.

Ozie Godwin
MIDDLESEX — Ozie Godwin, 82, died Saturday.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Coley Funeral Home, Kenly.

November 6, 2001

Annette L. Pearson
May 2, 1961 Nov. 4, 2001
FREMONT — Annette Lee Pearson, 40, died Sunday. The funeral will be held at 2
p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Parrish Funeral Home, Selma. Burial will follow
in Selma Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are a son, Michael Wayne Boykin of Wilson; her father, Roy Franklin
Lee of Garner; her mother, Shirley Batten Lee of Micro; one sister, Marie L.
Starling of Smithfield; and three brothers, Timothy Lee of Bailey, Bobby Ray Lee
of Selma and Roy Edward Lee of California.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at the home of her mother, No. 11 Hillman Village Apartments, Micro;
and at the home of her father, 139 Buffalo Lane, 70-E Mobile Park, Garner.

Ozie R. Godwin
Ozie Raper Godwin, 82, of 9172 N.C. 222 West, Middlesex, died Sunday at
Albemarle Hospital. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Mike Capps at 11
a.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Coley Funeral Home, Kenly. Burial will follow in
Kenly Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Ann Twiddy of Elizabeth City; a son, Danny Godwin of
Goldsboro; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight.

Lavinia L. Biggs
Sept. 26, 1916 Nov. 4, 2001
WILLIAMSTON — Lavinia Lilley Biggs, 85, died Sunday at Martin General
Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Woodlawn
Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, including Lucy Sauls of Wilson; one son, Billy
Biggs of Elm City; four sisters; one brother; eight grandchildren; one
stepgrandchild; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Biggs Funeral Home from 7-8:30 tonight and
at other times at the residence.

James Worley
March 8, 1982 Nov. 3, 2001
James Worley, 19, of 403 Pineview St., Lucama, died Saturday at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel,
726 S. Tarboro St. Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden.
Surviving are his parents, Brenda and James Green Sr. of the home; one sister,
Shannamarie Elaine Worley of the home; maternal grandmother, Mittie Green of
Louisburg; and paternal grandmother, Margaret Elaine Worley of National City,
Calif.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Wednesday from 3-9 p.m. The family will receiving friends at the residence and
will assemble there one hour before the funeral.

Joseph B. Cox
July 6, 1920 Nov. 3, 2001
Joseph Benjamin Cox, 81, a resident of Heritage Retirement Center, died
Saturday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev.
Charles Barnes at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro
St. Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden.
Cox was a veteran of the U.S. Army and attended Moore’s Chapel Church.
Surviving are his wife, Sallie Kent Cox of Heritage Retirement Center; two
sisters, Lillie Cox and Alice Cox Kelly, both of Wilson; and three brothers,
Johnnie Cox, Aurthur James Cox and Nathaniel Cox, all of Wilson.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., today
from 3-9 p.m. The family will receiving friends at 507 Newbern St. and will
assemble there one hour before the funeral.

Mollie M. Peppers
The funeral for Mollie Merritt Peppers, 70, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at
St. Mary Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) of Bailey. Burial will follow in
Markham Memorial Gardens, Durham.
The family will receive friends at Jones Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, Wednesday
from 7-8 p.m.

Ethel B. Radford
Nov. 24, 1920 Nov. 5, 2001
Ethel Virginia Ballance Radford, 78, of 5753 Grimsley Store Road died Monday
at Wilson Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday
in Maplewood Cemetery.
Surviving are one son, Steve Radford of Wilson; three sisters, Betty Jean
Mercer of Kenly, Irene Boyette of Wilson and Kat Woodard of Raleigh; two
brothers, Elmer Ballance and Glenn Ballance, both of Kenly; and three
grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St.,
from 7-9 tonight and at other times at the home.

November 7, 2001

William H. Scarbrough
William Harvey Scarbrough, 74, of 409 Bruton St. died Sunday at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. James Barron at 1 p.m.
Thursday at Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1507 Hadley St. Burial will
follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are his wife, Mattie Scarbrough; seven daughters, Erma Hall, Mary
Hall, Janice Liles, Patricia Hutcherson, Patricia A. Artis and Myra Applewhite,
all of Wilson, and Angela Coates of Raleigh; one son, Thurman Farmer of Wilson;
29 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at King & Darden Funeral Home, 325 E. Nash St., today
from 3-8:30 p.m. The family will receive friends at the residence and will
assemble there one hour before the funeral.

Billy Ray Jenkins
BILLERICA, Mass. — Billy Ray Jenkins, 59, a native of Walstonburg, N.C., died
Monday at his home. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Hanscom Air
Force Base Chapel, Bedford.
Jenkins was a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force having attained the rank
of chief master sergeant.
Surviving are his wife, Jan H. Ogonowski Jenkins; two daughters, Nancy
Tiedemann of Nashua, N.H., and Kayleigh Jenkins of Billerica; three sons, Billy
Ray Jenkins Jr. of Oxford, Conn., Gregory Jenkins of Phoenix and David Noonan of
Hudson, N.H.; one sister, Myrtle Lou Johnson of Walstonburg, N.C.; one brother,
Gene Jenkins of Wilson, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home Thursday from
2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

November 8, 2001

Lillie Mae B. Jones
Jan. 24, 1942 Nov. 3, 2001
Lillie Mae Brooks “Katie Bee” Jones, 59, of 510 Forrest Road died Saturday at
Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Albert Barnes at 2
p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ), 4133 Frank
Price Church Road, Black Creek. Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden,
Wilson.
She was employed with North Carolina Special Care Center and was a member of
St. Paul Church of Christ.
Surviving are three daughters, Yvonne H. Batts of Gates, Linda Richardson and
Betty Jean Strickland, both of Wilson; one son, James Jones III of Wilson; four
sisters, Tincy Mae Jenkins, Gail Dew, Annette Albert and Jennifer Howard, all of
Wilson; two brothers, Abraham Brooks of Norwood and Ricky Wiggins of Wilson.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., Friday
from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 8:15-9:15 p.m. and
at other times at 107 Dewey St. where they will assemble one hour before the
funeral.

Norman L. Carpenter
March 13, 1965 Nov. 1, 2001
Norman Leon Carpenter, 36, of Main Street, Sims, died Nov. 1 at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Lucy Crumbley at 2 p.m. Saturday
at Flat Rock Church of Christ, Sims. Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial
Garden, Wilson.
Carpenter was employed at Growers Warehouse.
Surviving are seven sisters, Charlotte Brown of Raleigh, Mary C. Hinnant of
Zebulon, Eddies Brathwaite and Francine C. Barnes, both of Wilson, Classie Mae
Hinton of Wendell, Estine Holden of Newark, N.J., and Shelly Smith Brown of
Washington, D.C.; and five brothers, William Carpenter of Zebulon, Cooper
Carpenter of Zebulon, Michiel Carpenter of Fayetteville, Theartis Carpenter of
Providence, R.I., and Lesel Carpenter of Henderson.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., Friday
from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 7-8 p.m. and at
other times at 204-A York St. where they will assemble one hour before the
funeral.

Juanita W. Neal
NASHVILLE — Juanita Dolores Worrell Neal, 64, died Thursday. A memorial
service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704
W. Nash St.
Surviving are three daughters, Dana Marie Neal of Elm City, Sue Ellen Neal of
Dover, Del., and Linda Neal Langley of Elm City; two sons, Eugene Joseph Neal of
Middletown, Del., and Edward Michael Neal of Nashville; two sisters, Madeline
Gore of Princeton, W.Va., and Judy Crowhorn of Dover, Del.; and three brothers,
Melvin Worrell of Columbus, Ind., David Worrell of Princeton, W.Va., and Steven
Worrell of Beckley, W.Va.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 7-9 p.m.

November 9, 2001

Dorothy R. Hill
Nov. 3, 1928 Nov. 3, 2001
Dorothy Raynor Hill, 73, of 1126 Old Stantonsburg Circle died Nov. 3 at her
residence. The funeral will be conducted by Elder William E. Bowser Sunday at
2:30 p.m. at Brown Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 1507 Hadley St. Burial will
follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
She was retired from the North Carolina Special Care Center and was a member
of Brown Chapel Church where she served on the food committee.
Surviving are five daughters, Sandra Sasser, Teresa H. Bullock, Thelma H.
McAllister, Barbara Hill Best and Jacquelyn Hill, all of Wilson; four sons,
Jimmy Hill of Kennesaw, Ga., Jesse Hill, Michael Hill and Gregory Hill, all of
Wilson; one sister, Dorothy McBride of Red Springs, 25 grandchildren; and 35
great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 7-8 p.m.
and at other times at the residence where they will assemble one hour before the
funeral.

James O. Smith
Oct. 25, 1945 Nov. 7, 2001
James Leroy Oates Smith, 56, of 619 Suggs St. died Wednesday at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be conducted by Bishop Robert Gorham at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday at Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, 513 E. Barnes St. Burial will
follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Smith was a member of Wilson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, a member of the
Senior Usher Board and Pride of Wilson Lodge No. 484. He was a former driver for
Blue Star Cab No. 31 and Safety Cab No. 23.
Surviving are his wife, Annie Gray Hoskins Smith; one daughter, ChaKeeda
Nicole Smith of the home; one son, Demetrius Joyner of Wilson; his mother,
Jessie Mae Yelverton of Wilson; five sisters, Jessie Doris Cannady and Marnetta
Y. Atkinson, both of Wilson, Barbara Yelverton of Greensboro, Mary Moore of
Mount Olive and Doris Allen of Dudley; two brothers, William H. Smith of Wilson
and Chester Oates Jr. of Mount Olive; and two grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 3-9:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 8:15-9:15
p.m. and at other times at the residence where they will assemble one hour
before the funeral.

Ollen Reason Sr.
Aug. 26, 1923 Nov. 8, 2001
Ollen Reason Sr., 78, of 8121 E. Fork Road, Stantonsburg, died Thursday at
Pitt County Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Walt
Tyndall at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St. Burial
will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are his wife, Janie B. Reason; two daughters, Carolyn R. Boykin and
Patricia Reason, both of Walstonburg; three sons, Ollen Reason Jr. of Black
Creek, Donnie Reason of Beeville, Texas, and William Reason of the home; two
sisters, Betty Clyde Webb of Stantonsburg and Estelle Eason of Virginia Beach,
Va.; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at the home.

November 10, 2001

Elizabeth B. West
Oct. 19, 1914 Nov. 8, 2001
GREENSBORO — Elizabeth Beach West, 87, formerly of Windsor, died Thursday at
the Hospice Center of Moses Cone Hospital. A graveside service will be conducted
by the Rev. Dennis Conner at 2 p.m. Sunday in Edgewood Cemetery.
She was employed at Bertie Memorial Hospital in Windsor and after retirement
moved to Wilson and later to Greensboro.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbette West Brett of Greensboro, Susan West
Blaylock and Libby West Slaughter, both of Wilson; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Walker Funeral Home in Windsor from 1 to
1:45 p.m. Sunday.

Mavis P. Neal
REELSBORO — Mavis Poythress Neal, 87, died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical
Center. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Evergreen
Memorial Gardens, Wilson.
Prior to moving to Reelsboro, Neal lived in Wilson where she worked as an Avon
representative for more than 30 years.
Surviving are a daughter; two sisters; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the graveside and at other times at her
daughter’s home, 127 Hunterfield Lane, New Bern.
Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home, Alliance.

Abigail H. Sullivan
Abigail Hope Sullivan, an infant, died Monday. A graveside service was
conducted by Dr. Doug Murray Friday at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are her parents, Wayne and Mandy Sullivan of Wilson; a sister,
Mallory Barrett Sullivan of the home; maternal grandparents, Larry and Krista
Lassiter of Wilson; paternal grandparents, Ralph and Marie Sullivan of Bailey; a
maternal great-grandmother, Geraldine J. Perry of Wilson; and maternal great-
grandparents, Joe and Dot Lassiter of Henderson.
Arrangements by Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.

Edith Jones
Nov. 5, 1924 Nov. 9, 2001
Edith Williford Taylor Jones, 77, of Wilson died Friday. A graveside service
will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
She was employed as a librarian at the Wilson County Library.
Surviving are a daughter, Kay Page of Wendell; one brother, Billy Williford of
New Bern; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the funeral chapel 7-8:30 Saturday.
Arrangements by Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, Wilson.

Alean Pierce
BAILEY — Alean Artis “Snowy” Pierce died Friday at Northwest Hospital in
Baltimore..
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Edwards Funeral Home, Wilson.

November 12, 2001

C. Leon Narron Jr.
MIDDLESEX — C. Leon Narron Jr., 60, of 8179 N.C. 39 died Saturday at Wake
Medical Center, Raleigh. A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev.
Braxton Creech at 11 a.m. Tuesday in New Jerusalem Church Cemetery, Kenly.
Surviving are his wife, Janey E. Narron; a daughter, Debbie Narron of
Middlesex; a son, Mike Narron of Middlesex; two sisters, Peggy Peacock and Rose
Lee, both of Clayton; a brother, Freddy Narron of Middlesex; and three
grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Coley Funeral Home, Kenly from 7-9 tonight.

Gregg S. Greenleaf
Gregg Scott Greenleaf, 39, of 206 Rowe Ave., died Saturday at Wilmed. A
memorial service will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Shingleton Funeral Home,
2407 W. Nash St.
Surviving are his mother, Margaret P. Greenleaf of Wilson; and one brother,
William Paul Greenleaf of Wilson.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. and
at other times at the home.

Peggie F. Proctor
ELM CITY — Peggie F. Proctor, 60, died Saturday. The funeral will be held at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Rocky Mount. Burial will follow in
Pineview Cemetery.

George J. Wood
ELM CITY — George J. Wood, 75, died Friday. A graveside service will be held
at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Rocky Mount Memorial Park.
Arrangements are being handled by Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, Rocky
Mount.

Shelia Williams
RALEIGH — Sheila Williams, 49, formerly of Wilson, died Sunday.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by Swinson Funeral Home,
Kinston.

November 13, 2001

Lois S. Wood
FAYETTEVILLE — Lois S. Wood, 82, a native of Wilson, died Sunday at Village
Green Care Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. John Hedgepeth at
11 a.m. Wednesday at Northwood Temple. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial
Park.
Surviving are four sons, Jimmy Sewell of Cary, Lee Bissette of Sarasota, Fla.,
and Thomas C. Bissette and Charles E. Taylor III, both of Fayetteville; five
sisters, Grace DeCarlo, Mary Barrett, Jean Johnson and Ann Mayhew, all of
Fayetteville, and Doris Tyson of Atlanta; nine grandchildren; and five great-
grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home from 7-9
tonight.

Shelia Williams
Shelia Williams, 49, of Raleigh, formerly of Wilson, died Saturday at her
home. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Phillip A. Walker at 1 p.m.
Wednesday at Mount Pleasant Worship Outreach Center, Raleigh. Burial will follow
in Rest Haven Cemetery, Wilson.
Surviving are her husband, Lawrence Williams; three daughters, Calandra D.
Williams and Zaneta Williams, both of Wilson, and Chicana Williams of the home;
her mother, Gladys Williams of Wilson; five sisters, Francine Williams, Felecia
Graham, Gladys May and Valarie McCoy, all of Wilson, and Angela Williams of New
York; two brothers, Frankie Williams of Kinston and Cedric Bell of Raleigh; and
nine grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of her mother, 2203 Imperial Ave.,
Wilson.
Arrangements are being handled by Swinson Funeral Home, Kinston.

Jessie N. Watkins
LUCAMA — Jessie N. Watkins, 77, of 402 Pineview St. died Monday. The funeral
will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel at Coley Funeral Home, Kenly.
Burial will follow in the Bass Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Lydia Bass Watkins; one daughter, Jo Ann Sibbett of
Fayetteville; two sons, Randy Watkins of Goldsboro and Ricky Watkins of Lucama;
three sisters, Nettie Pritchard of Southern Pines, Margie Bowen of Hampton, Va.,
and Dollie Richards of Pasadena, Texas; one brother, Arthur Watkins of Rocky
Mount; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

Savada C. Rowe
April 23, 1919 Nov. 12, 2001
Savada Carpenter Rowe, 82, of Avante at Wilson died Monday at Wilson Medical
Center. A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev. Phillip Baucom at 11
a.m. Thursday in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are two daughters, Dorothy Lamm of Sims and Betty Pollard of Lucama;
one son, Bobby Rowe of Wilson; four sisters, Mary Gray Hobgood of Wilson, Emma
Mae Simmons of Baltimore, and Margaret Hare and Virginia Reid, both of Richmond,
Va.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of her son at 4210 Merck Road.
Arrangements are being handled by Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St.

Beulah C. Owens
Aug. 8, 1926 Nov. 12, 2001
Beulah Craft Owens, 75, died Monday. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m.
Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West. Burial will follow in
Maplewood Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, Kirby Clifton Owens; a daughter, Lynn O. Helmer of
Elm City; a son, Stephen Owens of Wilson; four sisters, Ruth Tyson of
Greenville, Jane Bergman of Wilson, Perry Marley of Siler City and Lexine Jordan
of Morehead City; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at 1406 Chesnee Drive.

November 14, 2001

Minnie P. Edmondson
PINETOPS — Minnie “Jackie” Pitt Edmondson, 75, died Tuesday. The funeral will
be conducted by the Rev. Jeff Holden at 11 a.m. Thursday at Carlisle Funeral
Home, Tarboro. Burial will follow in Macclesfield Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Sue Pitt Crumpler of Chesapeake, Va.; one grandson;
and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at 314 Kensington Drive, Tarboro.

Vivian B. Allen
June 24, 1916 Nov. 12, 2001
BUCKHORN — Vivian Bolinger Allen, 85, died Monday. The funeral will be
conducted by the Rev. Branson Sheets at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral
Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West. Burial will follow in Buckhorn Cemetery.
Surviving are three daughters, Dorothy Windham of Wilson, Shirley Batten of
Edgecombe County and Luella Jordan of Virginia Beach, Va.; one son, Everett
Schoph of Concord; two sisters, Laura Hayes of California and Betty Ruth
Bolinger of Texas; one brother, William Bolinger of California; 12
grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at 1112 Laurel Lane.

Kenneth D. Pender
EUREKA — Kenneth Dwayne Pender, 35, of 113 W. Main St. died Monday at Pitt
County Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Jim Gurganus
at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel at Shackleford Funeral Service, 102 Pine St.,
Fremont. Burial will follow in Eureka Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 tonight and at
other times at the home.

Milton Camacho
June 21, 1946 Nov. 10, 2001
Milton Camacho, 55, died Saturday. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m.
Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West.
Camacho was formerly employed at Imagination Station as a design engineer and
at Nichols Flea Market.
Surviving are one son, Joshua Stokes of Virginia; his grandparents, Donald and
Estelle Cornick of Florida; and one grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.

Emma C. Scott
Emma Carlene Scott, 64, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. The funeral
will be conducted by the Rev. James Gurkins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Shackleford
Funeral Service, 102 Pine St., Fremont. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday in
Eureka Cemetery.
She was retired from the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. She was a
member of Faro Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.
Surviving are one sister, Faye Scott Pittman of Pikeville; and three brothers,
Lloyd Edwin Scott of Kenly, James Alvin Scott of Wilson and David Lee Scott of
Fremont.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the funeral.

David A. Bailey
David Alan Bailey, 15, of Greenville died Monday at Pitt County Memorial
Hospital, Greenville. The funeral will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at
Farmville Funeral Home Church Street Chapel. Burial will follow in Hollywood
Cemetery, Farmville.
He was a member of Winterville Baptist Church.
Surviving are his mother, Gwin Hillard Bailey of the home; his father, Johnny
Ray Bailey of Wilson; one sister, Beth Bailey of the home; one brother, Nathan
Bailey of the home; maternal grandparents, Billy and Margaret Hillard of
Farmville; paternal grandparents, Ray and Vicie Bailey of Farmville; and
paternal great-grandmother, Minnie Bailey of Greenville.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight.






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