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June 15, 2001

Mary K. Williams
Feb. 15, 1934 June 12, 2001
The Rev. Mary L. Knight Williams, 67, of 3209 Airport Blvd. died Tuesday at
her residence. The funeral will be conducted by Bishop Curtis Reid at 3 p.m.
Sunday at L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle, 1800 Lane St.
Extension. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
She was the pastor of Miracle Deliverance Center.
Surviving are her husband, Lee E. Williams; three daughters, Brenda L.
Williams, Tracy A. Batts and Takisha A. Vines, all of Wilson; two sons, Kenneth
Williams of Wilson and Lee E. Williams Jr.; one sister, Barbara J. Knight
Speight of Washington, D.C.; and seven grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 2-5 p.m. The family will receive friends at Miracle Deliverance
Center, 315 S. Lodge St. from 7-8 p.m. and at other times at the residence where
they will assemble one hour before the funeral.

Billy L. Barnes
May 28, 1927 June 13, 2001
Billy Lee Barnes, 74, of Frank Price Church Road died Wednesday at Wilson
Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Rick Pinner at 3 p.m.
Saturday at the chapel of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W. Nash St.
Burial will follow in Black Creek Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Edna Watson Barnes; six daughters, Betty Lou Carter
and Barbara Renee Harrell, both of Wilson, Pamela Raper of Lucama, Twila Barnes
of Apex, Marie Pinner of Raleigh and Beverly Fields of Crestview, Fla.; one son,
Billy F. Barnes of Fremont; five sisters, Dorothy Thorne of Black Creek, Mildred
May, Katie Godwin and Helen E. Barnes, all of Wilson, and Edna Proctor of
Lucama; four brothers, Johnny Ray Barnes, Joseph T,. Barnes and Bobby G. Barnes,
all of Wilson, and James Edward Barnes of Alburn, Kan.; seven grandchildren; and
one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 tonight.

Katherine A. Echols
MACCLESFIELD — Katherine Alford Echols, 92, died Thursday. The funeral will be
conducted by the Rev. Charles Coats at 3 p.m. Sunday at Macclesfield
Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Macclesfield Cemetery.
Surviving are three daughters, Linda Echols Perry of Williamsport, Md.; Mary
Echols Clark of Littleton and Ruth Echols McNinch of Carrollton, Ga.; three
sons, Joe T. Echols Jr. of Richfield, Charles L. Echols of St. Cloud, Minn., and
John A. Echols of Rocky Mount; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the church Saturday from 7-9 p.m.
Arrangements are being handled by Carlisle Funeral Home, Tarboro.

Donald D. Davis Jr.
Nov. 5, 1942 June 14, 2001
Donald DuMond Davis Jr., 58, died Thursday. The funeral will be conducted by
the Rev. Tommy Hagan at 7 p.m. Monday at Highland Independence Church.
Surviving are his wife, Joan Marie Brandon Davis; two daughters, Donna Skinner
of Pine Level and Harriet Tyndall of Wilson; two sons, Michael Davis of Alaska
and Charles Davis of Elm City; one brother, Jeff Davis of Annapolis, Md.; and
five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service and at other
times at 1903 Poythress Road.

Cecil T. Parker
Dec. 24, 1933 June 14, 2001
Cecil Thomas Parker, 67, of Rocky Mount died Thursday. The funeral will be
conducted by the Rev. Shawn Garnett at 3 p.m. Saturday at Pentecostal
Lighthouse. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Parker was a retired Trailways Bus Lines driver.
Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Skinner Parker; two sons, Cecil Thomas
Parker Jr. of Elm City and Kenneth Adrian Parker of Sharpsburg; one brother,
Donald Ray Parker of Rocky Mount; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the church from 7-9 tonight.

David Spencer
PIKEVILLE — David Spencer, 36, died June 8. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m.
Saturday at Greater Guiding Star Holiness Church. Burial will follow in Eureka
Community Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Rhodes Funeral Home, Fremont.

June 16, 2001

Richard Taybron
Oct. 15, 1935 June 5, 2001
Richard Taybron, 65, a native of Bailey, died Tuesday in Jamaica, N.Y. The
funeral will be at Armstrong Funeral Home in Brooklyn, N.Y., Thursday at 11:30
a.m. conducted by the Rev. Willie J. Armstrong Jr. Burial will follow in
Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, Long Island, N.Y.
Surviving are three daughters, Michelle Carol Taybron of Brooklyn, N.Y.,
Kimberley June Taybron of Newport News, Va., and Yvonne Taybron of Bronx, N,Y.;
three sons, Bradley Richard Taybron of Harlem, N.Y., David Taybron and Brian
Christopher Taybron, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; his mother, Essie Mae Taybron of
Wilson; one sister, Shelby Jean Taybron of Wilson; one brother, Jimmy D. Taybron
of Brooklyn, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangments are being handled by Armstrong Funeral Home, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Randolph D. Barnes
March 6, 1931 June 14, 2991
Randolph “Doc” Derward Barnes, 70, of 1306 N. Rountree St. died Thursday.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy
Hagan officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Silber of San Diego, Calif.; and a
grandson.
Visitation will be from 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.

June 18, 2001

Tammy L. Lewis
Nov. 4, 1982 June 16, 2001
Tammy Lee Lewis, 18, of Middlesex died Saturday. The funeral will be conducted
by the Rev. Earl Davis at 9 tonight at Joyner1s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264
West. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, Budd Lake, N.J.
Surviving are her son, Joshua Brown of the home; her mother, Patricia A. Lewis
of New Jersey; her father, Richard P. Lewis of New Jersey; stepfather, Kenneth
M. Westergaard of New Jersey; four sisters, Tina Marie Lewis, Sandra Lynn
Westergaard, Jammie Lynn Westergaard and Alexandria Lewis, all of New Jersey;
and grandparents, Walter and Dolores Hugg of Florida, and Frank and Gloria
Russell of New Jersey.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight.

Brian K. Brown
July 25, 1980 June 16, 2001
Brian Keith Brown, 20, of Middlesex died Saturday. The funeral will be
conducted by Peter Walsh and the Rev. Earl Davis at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner1s
Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West. Burial will follow in Bailey Cemetery.
Surviving are his son, Joshua Brown of the home; his parents, Keith and Cherie
Brown of Middlesex; grandmother, Kathleen St. Pierre of New Jersey; grandfather,
Raymond St. Pierre of Massachusetts; and great-grandmother, Mary Walsh of New
Jersey.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight.

Shelby J. Ellis
Sept. 17, 1942 June 14, 2001
Shelby Jan "Biscuit Lady" Ellis, 58, of 2135 Cockran St., died Thursday at her
residence. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Nathaniel Poole at 2 p.m.
Tuesday at Suggs Christian Temple Free Will Baptist Church, 1602 Old
Stantonsburg Road. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
She was employed at Ray1s Drive-In Restaurant.
Surviving are two daughters, Desdemonia Ellis and Macleshia Ellis, both of
Wilson; two sons, Kelvin Ellis and Derrick "Spody" Ellis, both of Wilson; her
mother, Cleo E. Anderson of Wilson; three sisters, Vickie Ward, Shirley Simon
and Dorothy Anderson, all of Wilson; two brothers, Franklin Ellis of Greensboro
and Donald Ellis of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren, including Karmin Ellis
of Wilson, whom she reared; and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the residence and will assemble there one
hour before the funeral.
Arrangements are being handled by Edwards Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St.

Marian B. Vick
Oct. 24, 1927 June 15, 2001
FOUNTAIN — Marian Bunn Vick, 73, of Eason Street died Friday at Pitt County
Memorial Hospital. The funeral was conducted at 11 a.m. today at Farmville
Funeral Home Church Street Chapel. Burial followed in Queen Anne Cemetery.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Fountain.
Surviving are one daughter, Sarah Adcock of Raleigh; two sons, Roy Bunn of
Lewiston, Mont. and James Bunn of Fountain; one sister, Janet Powell of Rocky
Mount; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Joe Rountree
Joe Rountree, 88, of Greensboro, formerly of Elm City died Saturday. The
funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at White Oak Baptist Church,
Greensboro. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park, Greensboro.
Surviving are four daughters, Annie Pearl Williams of Wilson, Mattie Ruth
Woodard, Doris Harrison and Thelma Sutton, all of Greensboro; three sons, Joe L.
Rountree of Greensboro, Milton Rountree of High Point and David Rountree of
California; two sisters, Maggie Cooper of Wilson and Mary Robinson of Virginia;
and one brother, Willie Cooper of Tennessee.
The family will receive friends at Woodard Funeral Home, Greensboro Tuesday
from 7-9 p.m.

Mary E. Johnson
CLINTON — Mary Evelyn Johnson, 76, a native of Johnston County, died Sunday at
Sampson Regional Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Kenn
Byrd, the Rev. Norm Day and the Rev. Charles Jernigan at 11 a.m. Wednesday at
Lakedale Church of God, Fayetteville. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial
Park.
Surviving are three sisters, Sarah C. Talton and Annice C. Newman, both of
Kenly and Louise C. Lamb of Rocky Mount; and three brothers, the Rev. Ronald
Creech of Nashville, Tenn., the Rev. L.D. Creech Jr. of Clinton and the Rev.
Jacob M. Creech of Turbille, S.C.
The family will receive friends at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Tuesday from 7-9
p.m.; one hour prior to the funeral at the church and at other times at the home
of her brother, the Rev. L.D. Creech, 104 Jefferson St., Clinton.

Robert S. Speight Sr.
July 4, 1929 June 15, 2001
Robert Spurgeon Speight Sr., 71, of 3109 Corbett Ave., Elm City died Friday at
Wilson Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev. Dennis
Patterson at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Maplewood Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Dale Speight of Lucama and Cathy Speight of Elm
City; two sons, Robert S. "Bob" Speight Jr. of Indian Trail and Lt. Col. Joseph
Allen Speight, retired of Portland, Texas.; three sisters, Bernice Baker of
Wilson, F. Lee Lucas of Elm City and Mary Frances Phillips of Charlotte; two
brothers, Mark L. Speight and Larry R, Speight, both of Wilson; and nine
grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St.,
Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and at other times at 3109 Corbett Ave.

Nellie B. Lamm
May 26, 1915 June 17, 2001
Nellie Bryant Lamm, 86, died Sunday at Wilmed Nursing Center. A graveside
service was conducted by the Rev. Ray Barnhill at 11 a.m. today in Maplewood
Cemetery.
She was a member of Forest Hills Baptist Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W.
Nash St.

Wilbur G. Pierce
AHOSKIE — Wilbur G. Pierce, formerly of Wilson, died Saturday. A memorial
services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Christine Newton Pierce; one son, Kenneth Pierce of
Richmond, Va.; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Blair Funeral Home, Edenton Tuesday at 6:30
p.m.

Ernest Hall Jr.
Aug. 4, 1930 June 17, 2001
Ernest 3Big E2 Hall Jr., 70, of 302 Whitley Ave., Stantonsburg died Sunday at
Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Paul A. Sewell
at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel AME Church, Stantonsburg. Burial will follow in
Hamilton Burial Garden, Wilson.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Brown Hall; two daughters, Brenda Hall
Copeland of Clinton, Md. and Ava Coleen Hall of Spring Hope; one son, Ernest
Devon Hall of Saratoga; his mother, Omeater Rogers Hall; three sisters, Willie
Ruth Barnes and Fronnie Mae Hall, both of Stantonsburg and Jackie Spears of
Wilson; and one brother, Arthur Bray Hall of Stantonsburg.
The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

June 19, 2001

Jennifer M. Wainwright
Jennifer Marie Wainwright, 23, of Morrisville, formerly of Wilson, died
Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at
Holy Eucharist Catholic Church, Tabernacle, N.J. Burial will follow in Junior
Mechanics Cemetery, Tabernacle.
Surviving are her mother and stepfather, Mary and James McDonald of
Tabernacle, N.J.; her father and stepmother, Ralph and Dorothy Wainwright of
Columbus, N.J.; three brothers, Sean Wainwright of Mansfield. N.J.; George
Wainwright of Burlington Township and Michael Wainwright of Espoo, Finland; and
two stepbrothers, James McDonald of Highbridge, N.J., and Michael McDonald of
Philadelphia.
The family will receive friends at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory, Goldsboro,
Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and Thursday at the church from 9-945 a.m.
Arrangements in New Jersey are being handled by Perinchief Chapels, Mount
Holly, N.J.

Bertha B. Ballance
KENLY — Bertha Bailey Ballance, 77, of 2213 N.C. 222 West died Monday at
Johnston Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the
chapel of Coley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Kenly Cemetery.
Surviving are one daughter, Paulette Ballance Cox of Fuquay-Varina; two sons,
Paul L. Ballance Jr. of Wake Forest and Ray Ballance of Smithfield; one brother,
Clayon Bailey of Colorado; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight.

Marjorie W. Aycock
Marjorie Watson Aycock, 74, of Selma died Monday at her home. The funeral will
be conducted by the Rev. Jerry Waters at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Coley
Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Holly Springs Church cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Jo-Nell Aycock of Selma and Shelia A. Dowdy of
Colfax; three sons, Chris Aycock of Virginia, Carlton Aycock of Randleman and
Tony Aycock of Alabama; two sisters, Betty Jean Jones of Concord and Dot Wade of
Georgia; two brothers, Ronald Watson of Selma and Steve Watson of Kenly; nine
grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.

Mary Fort
RALEIGH — Mary Fort, 95, died Friday at Litchford Falls Rehab. A memorial
service will be conducted by Art Tabron Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall
of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Carolina Pines Avenue.
Surviving are five daughters, including Hattie Carmichael of Wilson; three
sons; one sister; one brother; 59 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; 29
great-great-grandchildren; 32 great-great-great-grandchildren; and four great-
great-great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Cape Fear Mortuary, Wilmington.

June 20, 2001

Leroy P. Murphy
ELM CITY — Leroy Pearce Murphy, 69, of Longleaf Drive died Tuesday at Wilson
Medical Center. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Murphy was a retired school teacher.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Patillo Murphy; two sons, Kerry Murphy of Wilson
and Shae Murphy of Williamsburg, Va.; three sisters, Glennie Good of North
Dakota, Alice Wilson of California and Mae Jackson of Raleigh; one brother,
Thomas Murphy of California; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence from 5-8 tonight.
Arrangements are being handled by Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W.
Nash St.

Ruth G. Coats
Ruth Geneva Coats, 76, formerly of Four Oaks, died Sunday at the North
Carolina Special Care Center. A graveside service was conducted by the Rev.
Mitch Lockamy at 11 a.m. today in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Cleveland
Springs community.
Her survivors include a sister, Beatrice Coats Etheridge of Smithfield.
Arrangements were handled by Minshew Funeral Home, Four Oaks.

Kenneth A. Brown
PIKEVILLE — Kenneth Allen Brown, 46, of Hempstead, N.Y., formerly of
Pikeville, died Tuesday. The funeral will be conducted by Elder George Wiggins
at 1 p.m. Thursday at White Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will
follow in Spruill Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Vera Brown of New York; his mother, Gloria Brown of
Pikeville; and one brother, Alvin A. Brown of Pikeville.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, Goldsboro, today from 6-9
p.m. The family will assemble at 1431 Airport Road, Pikeville, one hour before
the funeral.

Emma B. Lindsey
May 24, 1916 June 18, 2001
ELM CITY — Emma B. Lindsey, 85, of 5433 Lindsey Road died Monday at Avante at
Wilson. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Vernon Bryant at 11 a.m.
Friday at Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 602 W. Main St. Burial will
follow in William Chapel Cemetery.
She was a member of Johnson Chapel for over 60 years and was an honorary
member of the senior choir.
Surviving are two sons, Henry Lindsey and Jesse Jordan, both of Elm City;
three sisters, Lizzie Williams of Rocky Mount, Dorothy Garrett of Bronx, N.Y.,
and Louise Barrett of Washington, D.C.; one brother, Columbus Bullock of Bronx,
N.Y.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Edwards Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St., Thursday from
2-8:30 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 7-8:30 p.m. and at
other times at the residence where they will assemble one hour before the
funeral.

June 21, 2001

Martha B. Boyette
Dec. 12, 1921 June 20, 2001
Martha Bass Boyette, 79, died Wednesday. The funeral will be conducted by the
Rev. Doug Murray at 2 p.m. Saturday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264
West. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
She was a member of the Wilson Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 145, past
worthy matron of Eastern Star, Wilson County Shrinette and First Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Ann Stancil of Augusta, Ga.; a son, Tommy Boyette
Jr. of Wilson; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m.

Eula R. Wilkins
Aug. 2, 1930 June 15, 2001
Eula Mae Reid Wilkins, 70, of Washington, D.C., formerly of Wilson, died
Friday at Washington Hospital Center. A graveside service will be conducted by
Elder Stephen E. Brooks at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, James Wilkins Sr. of Washington, D.C.; two
daughters, Trude Hilliard of Beltsville, Md., and Diane Wilkins-Taylor of Glen
Burnie, Md.; two sons, James Wilkins Jr. of Waldorf, Md., and Randy Wilkins of
Washington, D.C.; three sisters, Bessie Mae Hunt of Norfolk, Va., and Sudie Mae
Wright and Elizabeth R. Reid, both of Wilson; one brother, Troy Reid of
Nashville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A private viewing for immediate family will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Edwards
Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St., where the family will assemble for the procession
to the cemetery.

June 22, 2001

Carol B. Speight
Feb. 14, 1929 June 21, 2001
Carol Bannister Fulghum Speight, 72, died Thursday. A graveside service will
be held June 30 at noon in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are two sons, Douglas Edward Fulghum and Donald Fulghum, both of
Wilson; one sister, Arlene Arnold of Edenton; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West,
from 7-8 tonight and at other times at 4506 Dewfield Drive.

Lillian B. Griffin
June 24, 1913 June 21, 2001
MIDDLESEX — Lillian Brantley Griffin, 87, of 9509 N. Nash St. died Thursday at
Wake Med. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. David Whitley at 11 a.m.
Saturday at Middlesex Church of God. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara G. Rogerson of Roanoke Rapids,
Magdalene G. Snowdon of Eufaula, Ala., and Rachel Cozart of Bailey; three sons,
Bennie Griffin of Danville, Va., and Elmo Griffin and Jimmy Griffin, both of
Middlesex; two sisters, Marian Neese of Garner and Lila Strickland of Momeyer;
three brothers, Archie Brantley and Alvin Brantley, both of Middlesex, and Casey
Brantley of Columbia, S.C.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the church from 7-9 tonight and at other
times at the home.
Arrangements are being handled by Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.

Garnett Lorenz
Jan. 25, 1941 June 21, 2001
FAIRFIELD, Pa. — Garnett Lorenz, 60, a native of Wilson, N.C., died Thursday
at Gettysburg Hospital, Gettysburg. A memorial service will be conducted by the
Rev. William G. Mummert at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gettysburg Baptist Church. A
private burial will be in Fountaindale Union Cemetery, Fountaindale.
Surviving are two daughters, Diana M. Stem of Fairfield and Cheryl A.
Pittinger of Gettysburg; one son, Robert R. Lorenz of Fairfield; six brothers,
Bennett R. Davis of Raleigh, N.C., Bobby Davis of Charlottesville, Va., Johnny
Mac Davis of Gardners, Pa., Kenneth Davis of Mobile, Ala., LeRoy Davis of
Wilson, N.C., and Walter Davis Jr. of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and nine grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Peters Funeral Home, Gettysburg.

Pearl R. Morgan
Pearl Ray “Pud” Morgan, 80, of 2805 W. Nash St. died Thursday at Guardian
Care, Zebulon. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Maplewood
Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Ada Rhodes Morgan; two sons, Ray Morgan of Zebulon and
Gary Reather Morgan of the home; two sisters, Madeline Daniel of Elm City and
Rachel Lane of Albany, Ga.; three brothers, Edward Morgan of Savannah, Ga., and
Walter C. Morgan and Earl Miller Morgan, both of Wilson; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence from 7-9 tonight.
Arrangements are being handled by Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W.
Nash St.

Eddie Edwards
Eddie Edwards, 81, of 407 Dewey St. died Thursday at Nash General Hospital,
Rocky Mount. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Thomas-Yelverton
Funeral Service, 2704 W. Nash St. Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial
Gardens.
Surviving are two daughters, Doretta Lewis of Wilson and Julia Waddell of
Millersville, Md.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 tonight.

Clyde P. Lamm
July 20, 1921 June 21, 2001
Clyde Peacock Lamm, 79, died Thursday. The funeral will be conducted by the
Rev. Frank Flowers and the Rev. Tony Lewis at 2 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral
Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are a daughter, Becky Oringderff of Kernersville; a son, Ottie Byrd
of Wilson; a stepdaughter, Lee Barnes of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters,
Margaret Peggy P. Spence and Margaret P. Flowers, both of Kenly, and Viola P.
Hardison of Wilmington; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and
at other times at 5820 Farmwood Loop.

June 23, 2001

Mary E. Gray
Jan. 1, 1919 June 21, 2001
Mary Elizabeth Taylor Gray, 82, of 200 Forrest Road died Thursday at Wilson
Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Henry Cox at 1 p.m.
Monday at the Hamilton Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the Hamilton Burial
Garden.
Surviving are five daughters, Lucy Crumbley, Pattie King, Mary Ann Edwards and
Vickie Lucas, all of Wilson, and Joyce Tyson of Kenly; four sons, Kelly Gray
Jr., Donald Lee Gray, Larry Gray and Danny Gray, all of Wilson; one brother,
Donald Dew of Wilson; 38 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and three
great-great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Hamilton Funeral Chapel
of Wilson. The family will receive friends at 2831 Tilghman Road where they will
assemble one hour prior to the service in preparation for the funeral
procession.

Kenneth E. Williams
June 3, 1922 June 22, 2001
Kenneth Earl Williams, 79, of 5331 Lakehaven Court died Friday at his home.
The funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Bill Taylor at 11 a.m. Monday
at Evansdale United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Stantonsburg
Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Taylor Williams; one daughter, Judy W.
Sanders of Spring Hope; one son, David E. Williams of Elm City; two brothers,
Marvin L. Williams of Bailey and Dr. Howard P. Williams of Summerfield, Fla.;
five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the Shingleton Funeral Home Sunday from 7
to 9 p.m. and at other times at the home.

Samuel G. House Jr.
BELMONT — Samuel Gordon House Jr., 88, formerly of Wilson, died Monday at
Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte.
A Celebration of Life service will be conducted by the Rev. H. L. Talbert at 4
p.m. Thursday at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Belmont. Graveside services
will be conducted by Talbert and the Rev. William Presnell at 11 a.m. Tuesday in
Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.
A native of Charleston County, S.C., House was a member of the First United
Methodist Church of Wilson, owner of the House Supermarket of Wilson, and known
as the “Magazine Man,” collecting and distributing various magazines to hospital
patients, nursing home residents and shut-ins.
He was a long-time member of the Kiwanis Club and recognized as the “Man of
the Year” three times by the Wilson club.
He is survived by two daughters, Martha H. Hayes of Belmont and Jo Anne H.
Currie of Charlottesville, Va.; three grandchildren; and three great-
grandchildren.
The family will receive friends following the funeral service in the
sanctuary.

June 25, 2001

Aileen L. Bailey
May 7, 1924 June 23, 2001
BAILEY — Aileen “Granny” Lamm Bailey, 77, of 3912 Bullhead Road died Saturday
at her home. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Paul Weaver at 2 p.m.
Tuesday at the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home, 2407 W. Nash St. Burial will
follow in Bailey City Cemetery.
Surviving are three daughters, Shirley B. Bunn of Wilson, Bonnie B. Bissette
and Mary Alice B. High, both of Bailey; three sons, Robert R. Bailey, Ronald L.
Bailey and Gary E. Bailey, all of Bailey; three sisters, Nancy Bailey and Ester
Morris, both of Bailey and Dorothy Brantley of Lucama; one brother, Eugene Lamm
of Virginia; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at the residence.

Frances H. Joyner
March 29, 1919 June 23, 2001
ROCKY MOUNT — Frances Hackney Joyner, 82, formerly of Wilson, died Saturday. A
memorial service will be conducted by the Rev. Bollin Millner at 3 p.m.
Wednesday at The Church of the Good Shepherd.
Surviving are a daughter, Frankie Joyner Harlow of Rocky Mount; a son, David
Worth Joyner Jr. of Raleigh; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of Frankie J. Harlow, 101 Windmere
Court.
Arrangements are being handled by Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home.

Richard H. Wilson
Sept. 3, 1916 June 23, 2001
Richard Haskins Wilson, 84, of 2701 Canal Drive died Saturday at Cornelia
Nixon Davis Health Care Center, Wilmington. The funeral will be conducted by the
Rev. Doug Murray at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264
West. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Wilson was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of First Baptist
Church. He retired from the city of Wilson as superintendent of the gas division
with 37 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Alice Gwendolyn Barkley Wilson; two daughters, Judith
W. Bentley of Richland, Wash., and Jennifer W. Tillery of Wilmington; two
brothers, John Herbert Wilson of Philadelphia, Pa., and Charles William Wilson
of Valley Springs, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 7-9 p.m.

Judy K. Gass
Judy Kay Gass, 38, of 3517A Merrills Park Drive died Sunday at Wilson Medical
Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. David Barnes at 11 a.m.
Tuesday at Shingleton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial
Gardens.
Surviving are her husband, Mark Gass; two daughters, Amber Lamm and Melanie
Brock of the home; her mother, Judy Askew of Wilson; and two brothers, Todd Keen
and David Keen, both of Wilson.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 tonight and at
other times at 302 Branch St., Black Creek.

Sarah A. Moore
Sarah Adams Moore, 83, of 8233D Wiggins Mill Road, Lucama died Saturday at
Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. David Kriger
and the Rev. Jody Yates at 1 p.m. today at the chapel of Shingleton Funeral
Home, 2407 W. Nash St. Burial will follow in Kenly Cemetery.
Surviving are nieces and nephews.

Annie C. Wilson
Annie Craft Wilson, 86, of 6604 Main St., Sims died Friday at Britthaven of
Davidson, High Point. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Charles E. Page,
the Rev. A.J. Eure and the Rev. Stan Gallager-Smith at 2 p.m. today at the
chapel of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W. Nash St. Burial will follow
in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are her daughter, Lou Ann Kasias of High Point; a son, Edward Hardy
Wilson of Raleigh; and one granddaughter.

Frank R. Irvin
Jan. 18, 1911 June 24, 2001
Frank Ritch Irvin, 90, died Sunday. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m.
Wednesday at First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Maplewood
Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda I. Bridgers of Fuquay-Varina; a son, Steve R.
Irvin of Wilson; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West,
Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and at other times at 1009 Oak Forest Drive.

Kenneth E. Williams
The survivors of Kenneth E. Williams include his wife, Bertie Taylor Williams.
Her name was incorrect in Saturday’s edition.
Shingleton Funeral Home regrets the error.

June 26, 2001

Emma O. Dozier
FOUNTAIN — Emma O. Dozier, 89, died Monday at Farmville Healthcare Center.
A graveside service will be conducted by the Rev. Harry Edwards at 2 p.m.
today in Queen Anne Cemetery.
She was a member of Fountain Baptist Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Farmville Funeral Home.

Stuart M. Keen
Oct. 22, 1952 June 25, 2001
Stuart Mitchell “Mickey” Keen, 48, died Monday. A memorial service will be
held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West.
Surviving are his wife, Faye Keen of Wilson; a daughter, Jamie Anne Keen of
Wilson; his mother, Mattie W. Keen; a sister, Sandra Waddell of Sims; and four
brothers, Charles Kenneth Keen, Ray Thomas Keen, Gene Ted Keen and Edward Carl
Keen, all of Wilson.
The family will receive friends at 400 E. Hornes Church Road at all times.

John F. Hollingsworth
Oct. 7, 1941 June 24, 2001
WILMINGTON — John Frederick Hollingsworth, 59, a native of Fremont, died
Sunday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be
conducted by the Rev. Will Hoyle at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Oleander Memorial
Gardens.
Surviving are his wife, Karen McHenry Hollingsworth; one daughter, Susana
Hollingsworth of Wilmington; two sisters, Trina Pridgen of Carolina Beach and
Penny Ward of Selma; three brothers, Jerry Hollingsworth of Surf City, John
Pridgen of El Paso, Texas, and Todd Shearin of Selma; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel from
7-8 tonight.

Vivian H. Harrelson
Dec. 23, 1919 June 11, 2001
NICEVILLE, Fla. — Vivian H. Harrelson, 81, a native of Wilson, N.C., died June
11. The funeral was held June 15 at McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home. Burial
followed in Liveoak Cemetery, Crestview.
She served in the U.S. Army Nursing Corps during World War II.
Surviving are a daughter, Vicki Marie Keider of Fort Walton Beach; two sons,
William R. Harrelson of Houston and John R. “Dicky” Harrelson of Valparaiso;
three sisters, Agnes Hinnant, Helen Minchew and Eloise Ritch, all of Wilson,
N.C.; three brothers, Nathan Howell of Raleigh, N.C., Milford Howell of Wilson,
N.C. and Harold Howell of Norfolk, Va.; four grandchildren; and three great-
grandchildren.

Charles L. Braswell Sr.
Nov. 22, 1932 June 25, 2001
ROCKY MOUNT — Charles Linwood Braswell Sr., 68, a native of Wilson County,
died Monday at UNC Hospital. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. William
Grisham at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home. Burial will
follow in Rocky Mount Memorial Park.
Surviving are his wife, June Giddeons Braswell; two daughters, Susan Braswell
Deans of Wilson and Ellen Braswell Livesay of Afton, Va.; one son, Chuck
Braswell of Rocky Mount; three sisters, Evelyn B. Webb of Town Creek, Peggy
Braswell of Rocky Mount and Nancy Muckenfuss of Florence, S.C.; one brother,
Graham Braswell of Newport; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-8:30 tonight and at
other times at 729 York St.

Albert V. Fredette
Dec. 21, 1939 June 25, 2001
Albert Valmore “Al” Fredette, 61, died Monday. The funeral will be conducted
by the Rev. Ray Barnhill and 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100
U.S. 264 West. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are his wife, Lillie Gray Collier Fredette; three daughters, Angela
Joy F. Oakley of Catonsville, Md., Rolande Irene Holland of Wilson and Penny M.
Brock of Spring Hope; a son, Al Nelson Fredette of Lucama; two sisters, Jeanette
Proctor of California and Rosemary Goodman of New Hampshire; two brothers, Hank
Fredette of Massachusetts and Larry Fredette of Washington, D.C.; 12
grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
and at other times at 4715 Old Merck Road.

June 27, 2001

Winfield Telfor
July 4, 1921 June 22, 2001
ROCKY MOUNT — Winfield Telfor, a native of Wilson County, died June 22. The
funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Terry Stample at 1 p.m. Friday at the
chapel of Hunter-Odom Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery,
Nashville.
Surviving are his wife, Mary A. Telfor; one daughter, Quencine Johnson of
Wilson; one sister, Susie T. Bullock of Elm City; eight grandchildren; and 10
great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 2-8 p.m.

Robert L. Barnes
Dec. 14, 1919 June 25, 2001
Robert “Rally” Lee Barnes, 81, a resident of Friendly Elm Nursing Home, Elm
City, died Monday at Wilson Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by
Bishop Claude R. Barnes at 2 p.m. Friday at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S.
Tarboro St. Burial will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden.
Surviving are his wife, Lossie Rountree Barnes; four daughters, Iris Alston of
Newport News, Va., Joan B. Barnes and Gloria “Sofee” Daniels, both of Clinton,
Md., and Carolyn Banks of Norwalk, Conn.; seven sons, James T. Rountree of
Willingboro, N.J., Bishop Claude R. Barnes of Philadelphia, Bobby E. Barnes,
Tony Barnes and Jerry Lee Barnes, all of Wilson, Elder Walter R. Barnes and the
Rev. Welton Barnes, both of Raleigh; 22 grandchildren; and 22 great-
grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at the funeral home Thursday from 3-9 p.m. with the
family receiving friends there Friday from 1:30-2 p.m. and at other times at
2400 Adventura Lane where they will assemble one hour before the funeral.

Kathryn J. Bolger
May 8, 1914 June 26, 2001
Kathry Jutting Bolger, 87, died Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at a
later date.
Surviving are her husband, Claude Bolger; a daughter, Mary Claudia Bolger of
Raleigh; a son, John M. Bolger of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Joan Fink of
Indianapolis, Ind.; and four grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 U.S. 264 West.

Charles J. Mathis II
Nov. 29, 1990 June 26, 2001
Charles Joseph “C.J.” Mathis II, 10, of 8237 N.C. 222 died Tuesday at Pitt
County Memorial Hospital. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Farmville Funeral Home Church Street Chapel.
He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
Surviving are his parents, “Chuck” Mathis and Carol Ann Mathis; two sisters,
Angela Marie Mathis and Jennifer Ann Mathis, both of the home; maternal
grandmother, Mary Chamberlain of Grifton; paternal grandparents, Charles and
Marie Mathis of Lexington, Ohio; maternal great-grandmother, Sallie Robertson of
Grifton.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7-9 p.m.

June 28, 2001

Sallie R. Ward
Aug. 15, 1932 June 23, 2001
Sallie Richardson Ward, 68, of Portsmouth, Va., formerly of Wilson, died
Saturday at Maryview Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted by
the Rev. William Best at 11 a.m. Saturday in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Surviving are four sons, Sylvester “Teddy: Ward, Jr. and James Michael Ward,
both of Wilson, Timothy Grant Ward and Vincent Colby Ward, both of Portsmouth,
Va.; two brothers, Gilbert Richardson and James H. Richardson, both of Fort
Wayne, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by Edwards Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St.

Bessie Mae T. Cockrell
Bessie Mae Taylor Cockrell, 83, died Wednesday at Avante at Wilson. A
graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are five daughters, Judy Barnes, Bernice Bunn and Brenda Godwin, all
of Kenly, Shirley Scott of Wilson and Peggy Clark of Angier; three sons, Steve
Cockrell and Johnny Cockrell Sr., both of Elm City, and Dallas Cockrell of
Lucama; one sister, Catherine Pierce of Spring Hope; two half brothers, Dallas
Taylor of Wilson and Junior Taylor of Black Creek; 22 grandchildren; and 21
great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W.
Nash St., Friday from 1-3 p.m.

June 29, 2001

Randolph Baldwin
Dec. 12, 1941 June 23, 2001
Randolph Baldwin of Landover, Md., a native of Kenly, died June 23. The
funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Brenda Stewart at 1 p.m. Saturday at
Walter Sanders Funeral Home, Smithfield. Burial will follow in Rest Haven
Cemetery, Wilson.
Surviving are his wife, Edith Baldwin; one daughter, Angela Payne of Marlow
Heights, Md.; his mother, Fronia P. Baldwin of Kenly; five sisters, Joyce Faye
Boyd of Greensboro, Janice G. Brown of Greensboro, Fronia Delilah Chambers and
Wanda R. Hamilton, both of Fort Washington, Md., and Tanya Y. Ruffin of Wilson;
three brothers, Benny J. Baldwin and Ronnie Baldwin, both of Landover, Md., and
Glenn Russell Baldwin of Washington, D.C.; several grandchildren and great-
grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at the funeral home three hours prior to the service.

William E. Cherry Sr.
Nov. 11, 1917 June. 27, 2001
WASHINGTON, N.C. — William Elwood Cherry, Sr., 83, died Wednesday at Pitt
County Memorial Hospital. A graveside service was be conducted by S. Ray West at
11 a.m. today in Oakdale Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, including Ann Mullins of Elm City; one son; four
brothers and sisters; four granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by Paul Funeral Home.

Paul Sanders
July 10, 1920 June 26, 2001
Paul Sanders, 80, of 6339 Joyner Road, Elm City, died Tuesday at Wilson
Medical Center. The funeral will be conducted by Elder Willie E. Hill Sr. at
Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 102 U.S. 301 North, Elm City. Burial
will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden, Wilson.
Sanders was a member of Cherry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Helen Jean Bullock of Washington, D.C.; two
grandsons; six great-grandchildren; and one niece, Annie Doris Batts of Elm
City, with whom he lived.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St., today
from 3-9 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.

Oscar Jones Sr.
Nov. 30, 1920 June 27, 2001
Oscar “Boot” Jones Sr., 80, of Britthaven Nursing Home, Smithfield, formerly
of 639 Suggs St., died Wednesday at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Smithfield. The
funeral will be conducted by Bishop Bobby Proctor at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Glory
Baptist Church, 502 S.W. Jordan St. Burial will follow in Fremont Cemetery.
Jones was retired from Export Leaf Tobacco Company.
Surviving are two daughters, Teretha Jones of Erwin and Bertha King of
Washington, D.C.; six sons, Willie Jones, Stanley Jones and Ernest Jones, all of
Wilson, Darnell Edwards of Philadelphia, Oscar Jones Jr. of Princeton and Kaster
Darnell Jones of Alexandria, La.; four sisters, Pauline Jones, Elizabeth
Wilkerson and Ida Mae Holden, all of Spring Hope, and Emma Felix of Rocky Mount;
three brothers, Willie Jones of Chicago, John Jones of Temple Hills, Md., and
James Walter Jones of Raleigh; 25 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 3-9 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 7-8 p.m. and
at other times at 601 W. First St., Princeton, where they will assemble one hour
before the funeral.

Hattie E. Battle
Oct. 10, 1916 June 24, 2001
Hattie E. Battle, 84, of 4924 White Oak Loop died Sunday at her residence. The
funeral will be conducted by Elder Lester Gay at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lewis Chapel
Free Will Baptist Church, Farmville. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park,
Farmville.
She was a member of Lewis Chapel Free Will Baptist Church where she served on
the mother board, senior choir, senior usher board, flower club, the Household
of Ruth, the Sick Community Club, Helping Hands Club and the Distress Club.
Surviving are seven daughters, Brenda Allen and Hattie Davis, both of Wilson,
Jossie Williams of Boston, Dorothy Rogers of Dorchester, Mass., Lula Harris and
Sarah Tyson, both of Stamford, Conn., and Elaine Gordon of Virginia Beach, Va.;
two sons, Sam Ray Battle of Philadelphia and James Carlton Barnes of Wilson; one
sister, Lila Dale Speight of Snow Hill; 27 grandchildren; 62 great-
grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
The body may be viewed at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 726 S. Tarboro St.,
Saturday from 1-5 p.m. with the family receiving friends there from 7-9 p.m. and
at other times at the residence where they will assemble one hour before the
funeral.

Chester Ward
June 23, 1933 June 27, 2001
Chester “Red” Ward, 68, of 2200 Imperial Ave. died Wednesday at his residence.
The funeral will be conducted by Elder William Moore III at 11 a.m. Saturday at
L.N. Forbes Original Free Will Baptist Tabernacle, 1800 Lane St. Extension.
Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
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 the residence and will assemble
there one hour before the funeral.

Evon M. Pippiens
Dec. 12, 1956 June 27, 2001
Evon M. Pippiens, 44, of 4554 Evansdale Road died Wednesday at Kitty Askins
Hospice Center, Goldsboro. The funeral will be conducted by Shirley Hawkins at 3
p.m. Sunday at St. Rose Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ), 605 S. Douglas
St. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, Alton Pippiens; two daughters, Chavonne Pippiens
and Brandee Pippiens, both of the home; three sons, Eric Pippiens of Raleigh,
Markee Pippiens and Alton Pippiens, both of the home; her father, Buddy Lucas of
Wilson; four sisters, Patricia Bailey of Bailey, Barbara Jean Eatmon and Mary
Bailey, both of Wilson, and Annie Ruth Melvin of Baltimore; four brothers,
Jerome Melvin of Snow Hill, Tony Melvin, Anthony Melvin and Ronnie Melvin, all
of Wilson.
The body may be viewed at Edwards Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St., Saturday from
2-8 p.m. The family will receive friends at the residence and will assemble
there one hour before the funeral.

Sallie R. Ward
Sallie Richardson Ward is also survived by a sister, Delane J. Richardson of
Portsmouth, Va.
Her name was omitted in Thursday’s edition. The Daily Times regrets the error.

June 30, 2001

Curtis H. Glover
MIDDLESEX — Curtis Hartsell Glover, 87, of 4762 Hopkins Road died Friday at
his home. The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Philip Lawson at 3 p.m.
Sunday at Gold Valley Church of God of Prophecy. Burial will follow in Spring
Hope Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are two daughters, Carole Joyner of Rocky Mount and Deborah Carter
of Zebulon; two sons, Randy Glover of Spring Hope and Dwaine Glover of Wilson;
two stepdaughters, Jennifer Shavers of Greenville and Rene Rowe of Newport;
eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.
The family will be at Spring Hope Funeral home tonight from 7-8:30 and other
times at the home.

Irene B. Tedder
Irene Barnes Tedder, 89, of 401 Stadium St., formerly of Kenly, died Thursday
at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. The funeral will be conducted by Elder
Rudy Jones and Elder Delbert Carroway at 3 p.m. Sunday at Coley Funeral Home
Chapel. Burial will follow in the Upper Black Creek Church cemetery.
Surviving are seven daughters, Beulah Ferrell, Elgie Lamm and Mary Capps, all
of Wilson; Margaret Jarrett of Charlotte, Jean Durham of Elizabeth City, and
Carroll Bass and Laurene Holland, both of Kenly; one son, Selby Tedder of
Virginia Beach, Va.; three sisters, Hazel Parker of Arlington, Va., Elsie Barnes
of Wilson and Mildred Grand of Kenly; one brother, Clifton Barnes of Washington;
and 21 grandchildren.
Visitation will be at Coley Funeral Home from 7-9 tonight.

Charlie Pender Jr.
Charlie Pender Jr., 71, of 303 W. Main St., Mayodan, formerly of Kenly, died
Thursday at Morehead Hospital in Eden. A graveside service will be conducted by
Elder Rudy Jones today at 4 p.m. at Pittman Cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Bonnie Baker of Lake Worth, Fla., and Tammy
Mattson of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four stepdaughters, Judy Transue of Homestead,
Fla., Debbie Warrick of Loxachatchee, Fla., Brenda Kirkpatric of Parker, Pa. and
Jenny Miller of Miami, Okla.; two stepsons, David Baker of Ohio and Mike Baker
of Homestead, Fla; one sister, Edna Tart of Stoneville; one grandchild; and 16
step-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at Coley Funeral home from 2:30-3:30 today.

Wilton C. Hinnant
Wilton Clee Hinnant, 78, of 2828 Tilghman Road, died Friday at his residence.
The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. John Wenberg at 2 p.m. Sunday at
Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial
Gardens.
Hinnant was the former owner of the Wilson Doughnut Shop.
Surviving are his wife, Eunice Boykin Hinnant; one daughter, Betty Hinnant of
the home; two sons, Donald Wayne Hinnant of Charleston, S.C. and Richard Boykin
Hinnant of Winston-Salem; two sisters, Rachel Peacock of Kenly and Becky Latham
of Wilson; one brother, Doug Hinnant of Wilson; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service, 2704 W. Nash St., from
7-8:30 tonight.

William J. Fields
PIKEVILLE — William J. “Bill” Fields, 81, of 752 Gurley Dairy Road, died
Friday at the Brian Center. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Shackleford
Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Pikeville Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife, Eloise Peele Fields; three daughters, Carol Teachey of
Lucama, Billie Jean Whitfield of Chocowinity and Patricia Walker of Brunswick,
Maine; one son, David Fields of Chocowinity; one sister, Mary Ellen Savre of
Great Falls, Mont.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family will be at Shackleford Funeral Service, 102 N. Pine St., Fremont,
from 7-8:30 tonight and other times at the residence.


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