Our Obituaries

Mary Ann Jeffreys Maxwell

March 5, 1929 - August 21, 2014

Mary Ann Jeffreys Maxwell died Thursday morning, August 21, 2014 at her home. She was born in Wayne County on March 5, 1929 to the late James Talbot Jeffreys and Gay Pugh Jeffreys. Mary Ann attended Stratford College and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill. She was a lifelong member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Mary Ann is survived by her husband James Louis Maxwell, Jr. She is also...
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Benjamin Earl Herring

December 21, 1925 - August 19, 2014

Benjamin Earl Herring, 88, died early Tuesday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was the son of the late Louis Benjamin and Estelle Exum Herring of Goldsboro. The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service celebrating Earl's life at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Robert Bandy officiating. Interment...
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James Allen Adams

September 29, 1958 - August 17, 2014

James Allen Adams, 55, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his home. James was born in Martin County, Florida on September 29, 1958. He had worked as a security guard. A private service for the family will be held at a later date. James is survived by his mother, Laura Burton and husband James of Atlantic Beach, Florida; father, Allen F. Adams and wife Laura of...
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Dorothy Davis Herring

August 5, 1924 - August 17, 2014

Dorothy Davis Herring, 90, passed away on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born in Wayne County on August 5, 1924 to the late John M. Davis and Ella Hill Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Clifton Herring and her son, Bruce Sherrill Herring. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the Davis...
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George Franklin Sasser, Jr.

March 16, 1944 - August 17, 2014

George Franklin "Buster" Sasser, Jr., 70, passed away early Sunday morning at his home. Buster was born in Wayne County on March 16, 1944 to the late George Franklin and Alice Geneva Edgerton Sasser. He was a member of Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church. A true angel, having innocence and purity of heart, Buster was a miracle and a blessing from the moment he was born. He shaped lives...
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Robert Patrick Arnold

May 27, 1943 - August 16, 2014

Ret. MSgt. Robert "Bob" Patrick Arnold, 71, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at his home. Bob was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on May 27, 1943 to the late Veronica Szesciorka Arnold and Clair Ladore Arnold. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force for 20 years retiring on March 31, 1983 with the rank of Master Sergeant. Following his military career, Bob...
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Sue Boyette Coltrane

August 24, 1929 - August 16, 2014

Virginia "Sue" Boyette Coltrane, 84, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Sue was born in Wayne County on August 24, 1929 to the late Ben R. Boyette, Sr. and Ethel Smith Boyette. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Harold Lynwood Coltrane, Sr. Sue was a charter member of New Hope United Methodist Church...
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H. Carlton Vinson, Jr.

February 12, 1946 - August 16, 2014

Hallie Carlton Vinson, Jr., 68, passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Carlton was born in Wayne County on February 12, 1946 to the late Hallie Carlton Vinson, Sr. and Mary Corbett Vinson. He worked for many years as a truck driver with Wayne Oil Company. A service celebrating Carlton's life will be held Monday, August 18, 2014 at...
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Janet Neville D'Ambrosio

January 15, 1941 - August 13, 2014

Janet Neville D'Ambrosio, 73, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Janet was born in England on January 15, 1941 to the late William and Beryl Neville. She was married to the late Retired Chief Master Sergeant Angelo James D'Ambrosio. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 18, 2014 in Wayne Memorial Park...
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Ludie Grantham Watkins

January 29, 1929 - August 13, 2014

Ludie Grantham Watkins, 85, passed away on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Ludie was born in Silver City, New Mexico on January 29, 1929 to the late Raymond and Edna Bell Grantham. She was a 1950 graduate of Goldsboro High School. Scouting played a large role in Ludie's life. Serving scouts in the Tuscarora Council for more many years in various capacities, she...
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Charles Elman Hales

July 19, 1931 - August 10, 2014

Charles Elman Hales, 83, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Charles was born in Wayne County on July 19, 1931 to the late Charles Wilbert Hales and Mabel Rich Hales. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Sally Rowe Hales. Charles proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from...
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Victoria Lynch Gurley

May 28, 1920 - August 9, 2014

Victoria Lynch Gurley, 94, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Victoria was born in Johnston County on May 28, 1920 to the late Jake Lynch and Eunice Overby Lynch McFatter. She was married to the late Eugene Gurley. Victoria enjoyed the simple life on the farm with her family farming the land, working with her pigs and quilting. Graveside services...
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Joan Galow Frankenfield

July 5, 1932 - August 8, 2014

Joan Galow Frankenfield, 82, a resident of Palm Harbor, Florida and formerly of Westmont, NJ, passed away Friday evening at the home of her daughter in Goldsboro. Joan was born in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania to the late Herbert and Helen Hilgert Galow. She was married to the late Charles J. Frankenfield. Joan had been a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Haddonfield, NJ and was a member...
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Ralph Francis Bridgers

August 24, 1923 - August 7, 2014

Ralph Francis Bridgers, 90, passed away on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Ralph was born in Wayne County, NC on August 24, 1923 to the late George Dewey Bridgers and Millie Pearl Rhodes Bridgers. He was married to the late Ruby Ellen Evans Bridgers. Ralph proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of Ebenezer...
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Velma Hines Edwards

October 18, 1923 - August 5, 2014

Velma Hines Edwards, 90, a resident of the Sterling House, passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Velma was born in Wayne County on October 18, 1923 to the late Samuel Carl Hines and Agnes Hollowell Hines. She graduated from Rosewood High School in 1940 and was married to the late Herbert Molton Edwards. Velma was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church...
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Lloyd Edward Dawson

January 23, 1943 - August 3, 2014

Lloyd Edward Dawson, 71, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Lloyd was born in Boston Massachusetts on January 23, 1943 to the late Merritt and Dorothy Johnson Dawson. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro where he proudly served as a Deacon. Lloyd served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a...
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Robert Taylor Hayes

May 21, 1929 - August 2, 2014

Robert Taylor Hayes, 85, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Robert was born in Rockingham County on May 21, 1929 to the late William Thomas and Rilla Proctor Hayes. He proudly served his country in both the United States Navy and the United States Air Force. Robert was married to the late Yukie Wakayama Hayes. The family will receive...
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Dean Head

July 30, 1946 - August 2, 2014

Dean Head, 68, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Dean was born in Greene County on July 30, 1946 to the late Odell and Gatsie Corbett Head. He was a member of Harvest Baptist Church. Dean was a retired truck driver. Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 4, 2014 in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Wesley Johnson...
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Miranda Louise Buck

January 13, 1982 - July 31, 2014

Miranda Louise Powell Buck, 32, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Miranda was born in Wake County on January 13, 1982 to JoAnn Powell Littleton of Goldsboro. Family was important to Miranda, and she loved nothing more than her husband and her children. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a...
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Dorothy Clemmons Summerlin

February 3, 1947 - July 29, 2014

Dorothy Clemmons Summerlin, 67, passed away Tuesday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville surrounded by her family and friends. A native of Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Maebelle Clemmons and the widow of Jimmy Summerlin. Dorothy was retired from R. N. Rouse and was past president of the ABWA. She is survived by her sister, Margaret Jones and husband Ben of...
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Delmas Grey Britt

December 17, 1933 - July 26, 2014

Delmas (Del) Gray Britt, 80 departed his earthly life on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Kitty Askins, as his loving and devoted family was close at hand in Goldsboro, NC. Delmas was born in Wayne County December 17th, 1933 to the late George Carl and Omega Cherry Britt. Upon graduating from Calypso High School in 1952, he worked for DuPont in Kinston, NC before entering the United States Army on...
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Jerry Richard Smith

January 18, 1941 - July 25, 2014

Jerry Richard Smith, 73, passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Jerry was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on January 18, 1941 to the late Ruby and Jeff Smith. After graduating in 1963 from Northeastern State University, he proudly served his country in the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years of service with the rank of Major. He...
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Lillian Sellars Smith

July 3, 1927 - July 24, 2014

Lillian Sellars Smith, 87, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. The family will receive friends Monday, July 28, 2014 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Interment will be in Snow Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Smith was born in Greene County to the late...
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Patricia Nicely Underhill

May 12, 1936 - July 23, 2014

On Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014 Patricia Nicely Underhill, 78, of Goldsboro, moved to her Heavenly home while surrounded by her loving children. Patricia was a godly woman who loved the Lord and her family and set an example for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren that will lead them all their lives. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 10:00 -...
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Henry "Hank" Daniels

August 24, 1947 - July 21, 2014

Henry Albert "Hank" Daniels, 66, passed away suddenly on Monday at his home. Hank was born in the Bronx, New York on August 24, 1947 to the late Harry J. and Dorothy Daniels. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a fighter pilot retiring as a Major in 1989 after 20 years of faithful service. Following his military career, Hank went to work with McDonnell Douglas...
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Herbert Ralph "Rusty" Lane

June 9, 1961 - July 19, 2014

Herbert Ralph "Rusty" Lane, 53, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at his home. Rusty was born in Beaufort County, South Carolina on June 9, 1961 to the late Charles and Linda Davis Lane. He was employed as a nutritionist at Britthaven Nursing Home in Snow Hill. Rusty served his county in the United States Army. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in...
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Alice Bass Jackson

July 9, 1921 - July 19, 2014

Alice B. Jackson, age 93, beloved wife of Walter W. Jackson and mother of five children, passed away on Saturday afternoon July 19, 2014 at the Brian Center of Goldsboro. Alice was born July 9, 1921, in Wayne County to the late Lloyd and Thelma Bass. Alice was a charter member of United in Christ Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and devoted wife. The family will receive...
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Pauline Bass Gardner

January 19, 1920 - July 19, 2014

Pauline "Ms. Polly" Bass Gardner, 94, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Pauline was born in Johnston County on January 19, 1920, to the late Ira and Flossie Mitchell Bass. She was married to the late Grover Gardner. Pauline was a member of Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Although Pauline leaves a vacant place in our...
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Donnie Ray Aldridge

November 5, 1958 - July 19, 2014

Donnie Ray Aldridge, 55, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Donnie was born in Wayne County on November 5, 1958 to the late Fred Alton and Elizabeth Betty Mitchell Aldridge. He attended First Assembly church in Goldsboro. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Ed Thornton...
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Irene Jackson Marks

July 2, 1933 - July 16, 2014

Irene Jackson Marks, 81, passed away Wednesday at Willow Creek Nursing Home. Irene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother whose primary goal was the happiness of her family. She attended the Bridge Church. The family will receive friends Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at Seymour Funeral Home with the funeral service at 2:00 PM in the chapel. Rev. Andy Stovall will...
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Roger Delano May

March 4, 1933 - July 14, 2014

Retired CMSgt. Roger Delano May, 81, passed away Monday at North Carolina State Veterans Home in Kinston. Chief May was born in Bedford, Virginia on March 4, 1933 to the late James H. May, Sr. and Gladys Padgett May. Having served thirty one years, he began his military career in the United States Air Force in 1953 with the 336th Rocketeers in Korea and retired from the Fourth Fighter Wing at...
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Sally "Betsy" Hill McGuire

September 16, 1932 - July 14, 2014

Sally "Betsy" Hill McGuire, 81, passed away Monday at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Mrs. McGuire was born on September 16, 1932 to the late Robert Lee Hill and Rachel Bailey Hill. She graduated from Fremont High School and Crumpler Business and Secretarial School. Mrs. McGuire continued taking classes over the years at Wayne Community College. Mrs. McGuire retired with Wachovia...
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Robert Sasser Edgerton

December 6, 1936 - July 12, 2014

Robert Sasser Edgerton., 77, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born in Wayne County on December 6, 1936 to the late Ira Franklin and Virginia Sasser Edgerton. For 40 years, he proudly served his community on the Elroy Volunteer Fire Department. Robert served as Fire Chief for Elroy for over 25 years. Robert was a...
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Doris Smith Meeks

October 3, 1938 - July 10, 2014

Doris Smith Meeks, 75, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at her home. Doris was born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 3, 1938 to the late William O. Smith and Ruby Mae Stilwell Smith. She was married to the late John Berry Meeks, Jr. Doris retired from Civil Service at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and was a member of Pineview Baptist Church. The family will receive friends...
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Carolyn Brady Harris

December 16, 1930 - July 7, 2014

Retired teacher, Carolyn Brady Harris, formerly of Huffman, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014. She went peacefully at home as was her wish. Formerly a teacher in Raleigh, she returned to Wayne County in 1969 and taught music until her retirement. She was greatly loved by her many students. Carolyn loved animals, music, good books, and gardening. She taught us to appreciate the smallest...
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William Edward Hauserman

September 26, 1951 - July 5, 2014

William Edward "Bill" Hauserman, 62, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Bill was born in Brush, Colorado on September 26, 1951 to the late Edward Irvin Hauserman and Grace Frazell Hauserman. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and retired from Civil Service at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. A memorial service will be...
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Vera Huber Wilson

December 19, 1945 - July 5, 2014

Vera Huber Wilson, 68, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Vera was born in Greene County on December 19, 1945, to the late Sidney and Virginia Ham Huber. Vera had worked for many years as a special education teacher in the public school system. She was a member of New Hope Friends Meeting. Vera enjoyed working in her yard, and took great pride in...
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Denise Honeycutt Lies

August 6, 1956 - July 2, 2014

Denise Honeycutt Lies, 57, passed away on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Denise was born in Durham County on August 6, 1956 to the late William Honeycutt and Phyllis Paschall Wright. She was a member of The Word Church in Goldsboro. Denise, an avid Jeff Gordon Fan, was a woman who loved God, her family, life, and was loved by everyone who knew her. She enjoyed...
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W. Ray Faircloth

October 18, 1938 - July 1, 2014

Willie Ray Faircloth, 75, passed away early Tuesday morning at the Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport. Ray was born in Wayne County to the late Henry and Lola Brock Faircloth. For many years, Ray worked in both commercial and residential real estate sales and development. Ray's passion was golf and he was a life-time member of the Walnut Creek Country Club. If it was a beautiful day, he...
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Larue Huffman Isenhour

June 24, 1933 - June 27, 2014

Larue Huffman Isenhour, 81, passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Larue was born in Catawba County on June 24, 1933 to the late Lee Jesse Huffman and Jesse Propst Huffman. She was a graduate of Hickory High School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. For many years, Larue was a middle school teacher. We were blessed by...
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Warren Windley Campbell, Jr.

March 21, 1928 - June 27, 2014

Warren Windley Campbell, Jr. passed away on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Trinity Elms in Winston Salem. He was born on March 21, 1928 In Bath, NC to his parents Mary Thelma Moore and Warren Windley Campbell. The family will receive friends Monday, June 30, 2014 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service celebrating Warren's life at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel with Rev....
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Shirley Lancaster Corbett

May 25, 1936 - June 23, 2014

Shirley Lancaster Corbett, 78, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born in Wayne County on May 25, 1936 to the late Paul and Lillian Killette Lancaster. She was married to the late Carl Franklin Corbett. Shirley had worked for many years as a waitress at the Steak Barn as well as a waitress at her daughter's restaurant, Paulette's...
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Luta Belle Smith Bunn Lawrence

November 21, 1921 - June 22, 2014

Luta Belle Smith Bunn Lawrence, 92, passed away on Sunday evening at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Luta Belle was born in Wayne County on November 21, 1921, to the late Albert Jesse Smith and Martha Cora Rose Smith. For many years, she had worked with the catalog department at Sears. Luta Belle was a member of Pine Forest United Methodist Church. She was a beautiful...
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Andrew Jonathan Sass

October 24, 1990 - June 21, 2014

Andrew Jonathan Sass, Private First Class, U.S. Army, 23, passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 21, 2014 while training in a military exercise at Fort Irwin, California. Andrew was born in Norfolk, Virginia on October 24, 1990 to Terry Allen Sass of Goldsboro and Dana Jean Risener Sass of Indiana. He was a 2009 graduate of Rosewood High School. Andrew was proud to be serving his country in...
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Sheila Chavis Pope

December 15, 1948 - June 21, 2014

Sheila Chavis Pope, 65, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Sheila was born in Richmond County on December 15, 1948 to the late Bernice Chavis and Helen Branch Chavis. She was employed by Wayco Hams. A service celebrating Sheila's life will be held at 10:00 a.m on Monday, June 23, 2014 by the graveside at Oakland Heights Cemetery in Smithfield with Rev....
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Henry James Cook, Sr.

January 3, 1944 - June 19, 2014

Henry James "Cookie" Cook, Sr., 70, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Cookie was born in Darby, Pennsylvania to the late Henry Byron Cook and Margaret Merron Cook. He had retired from A.P.V. Baker and from the Wayne County Public School System having served at Southern Wayne High School. Cookie proudly served his country in the...
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Gina Montalent Meadows

March 4, 1961 - June 18, 2014

Gina Marie Montalent Meadows, 53, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Gina was born in Port Louis, Mauritius on March 4, 1961 to the late Jacques and Lia Lewis Montalent. She was employed by the Partnership for Children in Goldsboro. Gina was a beautiful person whose loving spirit and ever present smile radiated the joy she experienced in living every...
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Jencie Whaley Howell

February 15, 1937 - June 17, 2014

Jencie Whaley Howell, 77, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Brian Center surrounded by her family. Jencie was born in Wilson County on February 15, 1937 to the late Wilbur L. Whaley and Fannie Barnes Whaley. She had been an active member of Pikes Crossroads Pentecostal Holiness Church and Liberty Pentecostal Holiness Church where she enjoyed ministering at...
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Robert Jackson Howell, Jr.

May 30, 1945 - June 16, 2014

Robert Jackson Howell, Jr., 69, passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014 at the North Carolina Veterans Home in Kinston. Robert was born in Wayne County on May 30, 1945 to Thelma Cotton Howell of Goldsboro and the late Robert Jackson Howell, Sr. For 33 years, he owned and operated Howell's Septic Tank Service in Goldsboro. Robert attended Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church. He proudly...
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Dorothy Thorn Gardner

January 25, 1936 - June 15, 2014

Dorothy Thorn Gardner, 78, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born in Geneva County, Alabama on January 25, 1936 to the late Aaron and Rosie Mae Wise Thorn. She was married to the late James Edward "Hoss" Gardner. For many years, Dorothy delivered newspapers for the Goldsboro News-Argus for 46 years. She was a longtime...
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Dorothy Davis Holt

November 7, 1922 - June 14, 2014

Dorothy Davis Holt, 91, passed away on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center. She was born in Wayne County on November 7, 1922 to the late Lemuel and Mary Howell Davis. She was married to the late John Ellington Holt. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Pine Forest United Methodist Church. The family will greet friends following the...
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John Allen Bennett

August 4, 1923 - June 12, 2014

John Allen Bennett, 90, of the Grantham community died Thursday, June 11, 2014 at Willow Creek Nursing Home. He was born in Johnston County, NC on August 4, 1923 to the late Allen (Pete) Bennett and Lucille Barefoot Bennett. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ruth Alice Hood Bennett. John Allen was a member of Selah Christian Church. He was a dairy and tobacco farmer for many years...
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Phyllis Fields Brunson

May 19, 1948 - June 11, 2014

Phyllis Fields Brunson, 66, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Phyllis was born in Forsythe County on May 19, 1948 to Jane Moore Fields of Goldsboro and the late Ivey Woodard Fields. She had worked as a teacher's assistant with Onslow County School System. Phyllis enjoyed being a member of the Family Y and was a devoted member of New Hope United Methodist...
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William Lenard Mills

July 9, 1957 - June 11, 2014

William Lenard "Lenny" Mills, 56, passed away suddenly on Wednesday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Lenny was born in Wayne County on July 9, 1957 to Norwood Leonard Mills and Thelma Taylor Mills of Goldsboro. He owned and operated L & L Timber Company. Lenny was a proud member of the National Rifle Association, Ducks Unlimited and the North American Hunting and Fishing...
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Elton Fulton Aycock

March 29, 1939 - June 11, 2014

Elton Fulton "Pinky" Aycock, 75, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Elton was born in Wayne County on March 29, 1939 to Mildred Scott Aycock of Goldsboro and the late Elton Aycock. He retired from Wayne County Public Schools after teaching for over 38 years. Elton was preceded in death by his wives, Patsey F. Aycock and Amy Cox...
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Sandra Jean Ham

January 24, 1955 - June 11, 2014

Sandra Jean Ham, 59, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Sandy was born in Wayne County on January 24, 1955 to Jean Hinson Ham and the late Roy Ham. She had been an employee with Faith Free Will Baptist Church Daycare for 15 years before going to work with Wayne Memorial Hospital. Sandy retired from the hospital after 20 years of...
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Carolyn Riggan Pearsall

June 1, 1947 - June 10, 2014

Carolyn Riggan Pearsall, 67, passed away on Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Carolyn was born in Henderson, NC on June 1, 1947 to the late Sam and Mollie Ellington Riggan. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery. Carolyn is survived by her husband, William E....
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Laura Lancaster Griffith

February 7, 1927 - June 10, 2014

Laura Lancaster Griffith, 87, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Laura was born in Wayne County on February 7, 1927 to the late Tommie and Jessie Newsome Lancaster. She had been an employee of J.P. Stevens. Laura was a member of Woods Grove Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church and a member of the church choir. Funeral services...
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Allan Wade Umstead

December 27, 1935 - June 9, 2014

Allan Wade Umstead, 78, passed away June 9, 2014 at Countryside Village, Pikeville, NC. Allan was the son of the late Mary Wilkerson Umstead and Percy Wade Umstead of Durham, NC. He was the owner and President of Direct Carpet and Premiere Carpets of Goldsboro since 1972. Alan also worked at Meade Container in Durham, NC and sold Yellow Pages for Bell South Telephone Company. Next to his...
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Margie Rose Corbett Witt

October 26, 1942 - June 6, 2014

Margie Rose Corbett Witt, 71, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 6, 2014 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital surrounded by her family. Margie was born in Wayne County on October 26, 1942 to the late Richard and Pearline Smith Corbett. She had worked for many years with Ebay. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Newsome Family Cemetery with Rev. Barry...
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Jesse William "Bill" Parks

July 25, 1943 - June 6, 2014

Jesse William "Bill" Parks, 70, died on Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Bill was born in Wayne County on July 25, 1943, to the late Willie Hersell Parks, Sr. and Louise Ginn Parks. He was a partner and also the service manager of Quality Service Equipment in Goldsboro. Bill was a true sportsman, most comfortable outdoors, working on a John Deere tractor or on the...
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Maxine Richman Bateman

July 19, 1919 - June 3, 2014

Maxine Richman Bateman, 94, died Tuesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Maxine was born In Teton City, Idaho on July 19, 1919 to the late John Henry Richman and Lucy Luella Baker Richman. In 1965, she married Eldon Theo Bateman. After his death in 2001, she moved to Goldsboro. Maxine was elected County Clerk for Madison County, Idaho where she served for four years....
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Muriel Jones David

February 3, 1934 - June 2, 2014

Muriel Jones David, 80, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Muriel was born in Jackson County on February 3, 1934 to the late Aus and Berenice Parris Jones. She was married to the late James I. "Dave" David, who preceded her in death on February 10, 2000. Muriel retired from sales at Wal-Mart. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church where she used her...
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Larry Willis Flinn

March 7, 1937 - June 1, 2014

SMSGT Larry Willis Flinn, Retired U.S.A.F., 77, passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center. Larry was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 7, 1937 to the late George Willis Flinn and Mary Robbins Flinn. He was married to the late Bonnie Gott Flinn. Larry proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a true sportsman, most...
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Comolia May Neal

January 29, 1936 - May 30, 2014

Comolia May Neal, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 30, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center while surrounded by her family. Comolia was born in Greene County on January 29, 1936 to the late Guy and Thelma Stocks May. She was married to the late Kenneth Harlon Neal. For thirty-five years, Comolia was a teacher with Wayne County Public Schools. She was a woman of personal and...
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Christine Hester Hollamon

November 13, 1924 - May 29, 2014

Mary Christine Hester Hollamon, 89, passed away Thursday at Wake Med surrounded by her family. Christine was born in Johnston County, NC on November 13, 1924 to the late Walter Edgar Hester and Ida Woodard Hester. She was married to the late Dallas Otto "Crick" Hollamon, and they owned and operated Sandhill Grocery. Christine was a member of Providence United Methodist Church. She was a...
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Agnes Pender Hart

May 11, 1925 - May 29, 2014

Agnes Pender Hart, 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Agnes was born in Wayne County on May 11, 1925 to the late Frank and Mattie McKeel Pender. She was married to the late Raymond Hart. Agnes worked for many years as the bookkeeper for the Goldsboro Nursery. She was a member of Harvest Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held...
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Hugh John Jernigan

July 12, 1939 - May 29, 2014

Hugh John "Tommy" Jernigan, 74, was called home on Thursday, May 29, 2014 to the loving arms of Jesus Christ his Lord while surrounded by his family. John was born in Wayne County on July 12, 1939 to the late Raymond and Elma Westbrook Jernigan. He retired from Textilease and had worked with Chase Laundry at Cherry Hospital. John was currently working with Jennings Transmission. John was...
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James Addison Allen, Jr.

December 1, 1926 - May 27, 2014

James Addison Allen, Jr., 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. James was born in Wayne County on December 1, 1926 to the late James Addison Allen, Sr. and Cora Pierce Allen. He was married to the late Helen Rose Allen. James retired as the Assistant Fire Chief from the City of Goldsboro after 30 years of service with the Goldsboro Fire Department. ...
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Hilda Barwick Sanders

March 5, 1926 - May 26, 2014

Hilda Person Barwick Sanders, 88, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the Hospice Home at High Point. Hilda was born in Wayne County on March 5, 1926 to the late Walter Gray Person and Mary Nancy Green Person. She was married to the late Tommy Gibbons Sanders. Hilda retired from Civil Service at Sunny Point and was a faithful longtime member of Temple Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC. ...
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Bertha Shepherd Wooten

July 25, 1912 - May 24, 2014

Bertha Eutsler Shepherd Wooten died on May 24, 2014, in Durham, NC, at age 101. The daughter of Eugene Ernest Eutsler and Edith Oettinger Eutsler, she lived most of her life in Goldsboro, NC. She attended Randolph Macon Woman's College for two years and graduated from Duke University. She married William A. Shepherd, Jr. of Richmond, Virginia, and lived in Richmond and Baltimore, Maryland, where...
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Marvin Reed "Doogie" Johnson

August 30, 1961 - May 23, 2014

Marvin Reed "Doogie" Johnson, 52, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 23, 2014 at his home. Doogie was born in Wayne County on August 30, 1961 to the late Glenwood Preston Johnson and Elizabeth Reed Johnson. He was a graduate of Goldsboro High School and from the Buncombe Culinary School in Asheville. Doogie was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. A service celebrating Doogie's...
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Gary Thomas Knotts

May 13, 1955 - May 23, 2014

Gary Thomas Knotts, 59, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 23, 2014. Gary was born in Wayne County on May 13, 1955 to Peggy Strickland Ivey and the late R.H. Knotts. Gary was a painter. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Wayne Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery and other times at the home of Bill Knotts,...
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Beatrice Batts Amon

July 24, 1929 - May 22, 2014

Beatrice Batts Amon, 84, passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Beatrice was born at home in Duplin County on July 24, 1929 to the late Willie and Bertha Lanier Batts. She was a loyal wife, loving and accepting mother, doting grandmother, caring daughter and sister, and a second mother to many nieces and nephews. Bea always made...
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Beverly Aaron Moore

January 4, 1932 - May 19, 2014

Beverly Aaron Moore, 82, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Wake Medical Center surrounded by her family. Beverly was born in Beckley, West Virginia on January 4, 1932 to the late James H. Aaron and Mary Elizabeth McClung Mullins. Beverly will be remembered for her unconditional love as a wife and mother, and a friend to all. So too will she be remembered for her compassionate spirit and...
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Eddie Donald Pittman

October 10, 1928 - May 17, 2014

Eddie Donald Pittman, 85, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Donald was born in Wilson County on October 10, 1928 to the late Herbert Pittman and Sue Pittman. He was retired from Cherry Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday May 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Pastor Calvin Craft officiating. Interment...
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Dallas Anderson "Andy" Lewis

January 26, 1948 - May 16, 2014

Dallas Anderson "Andy" Lewis, 66, passed away on May 16, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. > > Andy was born in Wilson County, NC on January 26, 1948 to the late Clarence Franklin Lewis and Callie Anderson Lewis. > > Andy is survived by his wife, Lyn Jeffreys Lewis, of Goldsboro and his daughters, Carolyn Lewis McGowan and husband David of Raleigh, Alison Lewis...
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Mary Alice Harrell Mozingo

October 5, 1934 - May 16, 2014

Mary Alice Harrell Mozingo, 79, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Wayne County on October 5, 1934 to the late Aaron Harrell and Grace Tart Harrell. She was married to the late Edward Lloyd Mozingo. Mary had worked as an attendant for several years with the Wayne County Landfill. A graveside service will be Monday, May...
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William Earl Harper, Sr.

January 24, 1944 - May 14, 2014

William Earl Harper, Sr., 70, passed away Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. William was born in Wayne County, NC on January 24, 1944 to the late Carlie T. Harper and Mildred Royal Harper. He was a retired roofing contractor. A graveside service will be Friday at 11:30 AM at Pikeville Cemetery with Delaine Tucker officiating. ...
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William Calvin Millard

November 22, 1936 - May 13, 2014

William Calvin "Bill" Millard, 77, passed away suddenly on Tuesday at his home. Bill was born in Wayne County on November 22, 1936, to the late Carl Milton Millard, Sr. and Mary Hinson Millard. He retired from J. C. Penney in Goldsboro where he served in both sales and management for 37 years. Bill was a 1955 graduate of Goldsboro High School and was a life-time member of First Baptist...
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Andrew Earl Smith

July 17, 1930 - May 12, 2014

Andrew Earl Smith, 83, passed away on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. Andrew was born in Wayne County on July 17, 1930, the fourth child of thirteen children to the late George and Elgie Radford Smith. He was a retired farmer and later became a Police Sergeant in Pikeville where he retired with 23 years of service. Andrew also worked as a painter,...
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Lois Pearce Robbins

November 18, 1929 - May 12, 2014

Lois Pearce Robbins, 84, a lifelong resident of Wayne County and a member of Providence United Methodist Church, died early this morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, P. R. Robbins; her grandson, Cameron T. Robbins; her parents, Ezra and Ada Herring Pearce; and her brother, Lloyd Pearce. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on...
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Eleanor Munroe Best

June 21, 1942 - May 11, 2014

Eleanor Munroe Best passed away on May 11, 2014. She was born on June 21, 1942 in Goldsboro, the daughter of the late Clement Munroe and Mary Meares Beery Best. Eleanor attended Goldsboro High School, where she was voted Varsity Club Sweetheart. She then attended Stratford College and St. Andrews Presbyterian College. After college, Eleanor started a career in elementary education in...
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James Edward Allen

September 30, 1930 - May 9, 2014

James Edward Allen, 83, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Edward was born in Wayne County on September 30, 1930 to the late Charles Garfield Allen and Mary Elizabeth Jackson Allen. He was married to the late Pauline Creech Allen. Edward retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and was a member of Providence United Methodist Church. ...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Hebert Wagner

May 11, 1925 - May 6, 2014

Elizabeth "Betty" Hebert Wagner, 88, passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Heartfields at Cary. Betty was born in Williamstown, Vermont on May 11, 1925 to the late Henry J. Hebert and Lora Wilfore Hebert. She was married to the late Clifford Alvan Wagner. Betty was an active member of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church and the Legion of Mary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday,...
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Katie Goff Brogden

September 24, 1941 - May 3, 2014

Katie Goff Brogden, 72, went to be with her Lord peacefully on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Katie was born in Wayne County on September 24, 1941 to the late James Edgar Goff and Katie Butler Goff. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Brogden Sr. Katie retired from the dietary department of O'Berry Center. Following...
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Russell Stauffer Keen

September 6, 1920 - May 2, 2014

Lt. Col. Russell Stauffer Keen, Retired U.S.A.F., 93, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Lt. Col. Keen was born in Spring City, Pennsylvania on September 6, 1920 to the late Abraham Stauffer Keen and Anna Wentzel Keen. He was married to the late Sara Alice Landis Keen. Lt. Col. Keen began his career as an accountant and later volunteered to join the...
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William Terrell Posey

January 27, 1934 - May 2, 2014

William Terrell Posey of Goldsboro NC died on 2 May 2014, he was 80 years old. Born in Rome Georgia, Billy Terrell grew up in the Pebble community of Haleyville Alabama. His love of the Lord was expressed in his early days by singing gospel, shape-note music with his parents and church choir. It was at a church choir rehearsal in Double Springs Alabama, that he met his future bride, Virginia...
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Shelba Jean Sutton Daughtry

November 18, 1936 - May 1, 2014

Shelba Jean "Shelby" Sutton Daughtry, 77, passed away Thursday at the home of her daughter surrounded by her family. Shelby was born in Wayne County on November 18, 1936 to the late Raymond Whitfield Sutton and Glennie Belle Britt Sutton. She was married to the late Rev. Elbert Glenn Daughtry. Shelby was a 1955 graduate of Grantham High School and had attended Mount Olive College. Along...
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Marie Edmundson Lancaster

December 5, 1924 - May 1, 2014

Marie Edmundson Lancaster, 89, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by her family. Marie was born in Wayne County on December 5, 1924 to the late Walter Leslie Edmundson and Sarah Ellen Lancaster Edmundson. She was married to the late John Lee Lancaster. Marie was a homemaker and a caring, loving parent and grandparent whose primary goal was the...
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Glyn Daniel Allen

January 15, 1981 - April 30, 2014

Glyn Daniel Allen, 33, passed away suddenly on Wednesday evening from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Glyn was born in Pitt County on January 15, 1981 to Terry Glyn Allen and Lynda Toler Allen of Goldsboro. He was currently working in the produce department at the Food Lion on Highway 70 West. Glyn was a man of many talents which included his interest in internet marketing as...
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Dalton Lee Boone

February 28, 1936 - April 30, 2014

Dalton Lee Boone, 78, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Duplin County, he was the son of the late Daniel and Lena Norris Boone. He served his country in the United States Army and was a retired auto parts dealer and mechanic. Mr. Boone was a member of Rosewood First Baptist Church. A service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday at 2...
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Lewis Darius Holland

October 4, 1924 - April 24, 2014

Lewis Darius Holland, 89, passed away Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Darius was born in Wayne County, NC on October 4, 1924 to the late Gurney Holland and Ellen Sasser Holland. He was married to the late Hazel Overman Holland. Darius was an insurance agent for many years. He was a member of Nahunta Friends Meeting and was an honorary member of the Nahunta Fire Department. Funeral...
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Roswell "Brownie" Cone Brown

February 8, 1927 - April 23, 2014

Roswell Cone "Brownie" Brown, 87, of Pikeville, peacefully passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Brownie was born February 8, 1927 in Cherryville North Carolina to the late John and Cora Brown. Brownie proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring at the rank of Master SGT in 1972. Following his retirement in the United States Air Force, he opened Coastline Service...
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Sarah Cox Connor

March 31, 1921 - April 21, 2014

Sarah Cox Raynor Connor, 93, passed peacefully into that far better life with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 21, 2014 while being comforted by the love of her devoted family. Sarah was born in Wayne County on March 31, 1921. She was the eleventh of fourteen children born to the late Ira and Catherine Johnson Cox. Sarah grew up on the family farm and graduated from Grantham High School....
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Linda Jean Bowen

September 4, 1943 - April 19, 2014

Linda Jean Bowen, 70, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Linda was born in Durham County on September 4, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Edward Earl Bowen and Elma Lee Bowen. She retired from Cherry Hospital and was a member of Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church. Linda was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She will always be loved by her...
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Louise Hines

July 5, 1939 - April 17, 2014

Louise Hines, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at her home in the Kirkwood Community. Louise was born in Wayne County on July 5, 1939 to the late Henry Thomas Hines and Mary Louise Griffin Hines. She had lived many years in Greensboro and had volunteered at the Crisis Control Center. After returning to Goldsboro, Louise worked with the Waynesborough Historical Village. Through...
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Ladislaw Peter, Jr.

March 3, 1973 - April 13, 2014

Ladislaw (Les) Peter, Jr of Goldsboro suffered a massive heart attack late Sunday evening and passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He had recently celebrated his 41st birthday on March 2. Les was an active and devoted member of St Mary's Church in Goldsboro. While he had developmental disabilities and mental illness he was loved by many in Goldsboro, his lifetime home. He was a special...
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Elke Maria Kleber

March 15, 1942 - April 13, 2014

Elke Kleber died early Palm Sunday morning in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born in Laurenberg-Pommern, Germany on 15 March 1942 to the late Ernesto and Ilse Maslo. She was married to Col. Raymond Kleber, USAF Retired. She is survived by a daughter, Tatjana Witzmann and her sister, Hannelore. Elke was an excellent student who loved to study history and weather. She excelled in sports and...
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Donald Randal Graham, Sr.

November 26, 1936 - April 11, 2014

Donald Randal Graham, Sr., 77, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center. Donald was born in Wayne County on November 26, 1936 to the late Junious Hansel and Pennie Thornton Graham. He worked in Goldsboro as a salesman for his entire life, retiring from Frito-Lay in 1992. After retiring Donald raised beef cattle until his health no longer allowed him to do so. In...
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