Our Obituaries

Laura Hunter Weeks

December 18, 1923 - August 20, 2014

Mrs. Laura Hunter Weeks departed this life early Wednesday morning, August 20, while at home and with loved ones surrounding her. This 90 year old lady was a long time resident of the Thunder Swamp area near Mount Olive. She was a faithful member of Thunder Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church and its Women's Ministries. A homemaker and farmer's wife who went about doing good in her daily living,...
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Bob Smith

August 18, 2014

Mr. Bob Smith passed away Monday morning, August 18, in Baltimore. He was husband of Norma Pridgen Smith, a native of Mount Olive, N.C. in the Beautancus community. Funeral services will be held in Mount Olive on Saturday, August 23, at 2 p.m. with burial in the Pridgen Cemetery on the John Pridgen Farm in the Beautancus community. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Rose and the Rev. Ken...
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Jean Barfield Darden

May 31, 1934 - August 17, 2014

Mrs. Jean Barfield Darden of the Thunder Swamp community west of Mount Olive, passed from this life into the presence of her Lord and Saviour in the early hours of Sunday morning, August 17, 2014, while at home. She was 80 years of age. Mrs. Darden, the only child of the late Blanche Martin Barfield and Henry M. Barfield, was a long time member of Thunder Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church...
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Maxine Pate Britt

October 18, 1936 - August 15, 2014

Mrs. Maxine Pate Britt, 77, resident of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, passed away early Friday morning, August 15, 2014 at the Warsaw Health and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside rites will be held Sunday, August 17, at 4 p.m. at the Carlyle Pate Family Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Whitman officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence of her son at 264 Holland...
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Mosley C. "Stoney" Waters, Jr.

December 7, 1947 - August 5, 2014

Mosley Carr Waters, Jr., resident of Mount Olive, native of Calypso, and former Wilmington resident, passed away Tuesday evening, August 5, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Waters, known as Stoney to most, was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hearing the dogs run, watching a good tractor pull, and John Force. He always said the most cherished moments were doing projects with the Waters...
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Lillian Potts Strickland

November 20, 1914 - August 3, 2014

Lillian Potts Strickland, 99, died Sunday, August 3. Funeral will be Tuesday, August 5, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall's Funeral Home in Mount Olive with visitation immediately following. Burial will be Wednesday, August 6, at 11 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Olive. Officiating ministers will be the Rev. Harold Glenn Turner and the Rev. Mrs. Juanita Hollowell. She worshipped at Cricket Ridge...
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Goldie Coley Ferrell

August 6, 1934 - August 1, 2014

Mrs. Goldie Coley Ferrell, 79, Mount Olive resident, passed away Friday evening, August 1. Funeral services will be held Monday, August 4, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. Officiating will be the Rev. Ronnie Wise and Dr. Dennis Atwood, with personal reflections given by friend and colleague, Diane Price. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, Mount Olive. The family...
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Agnes Jordan Thompson

April 16, 1933 - July 28, 2014

Mrs. Agnes Gray Jordan Thompson, 81, long time Mount Olive resident, passed from this life into the presence of the Lord on Monday morning, July 28, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by Will Collins, assisted by the Rev. Doug Dexter, and with visitation afterward. Committal and interment will...
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Ralph Junior Britt

September 29, 1919 - July 24, 2014

Mr. Ralph Junior Britt, 94, long time resident of the Mount Olive area in the Manley's Grove section, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 24, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center as his loving and devoted family were close at hand. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 26, at Eureka Christian Church at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Frank Purvis and the Rev. Debora Stilley officiating, and will...
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Jean Knowles Oxendine

November 11, 1945 - July 23, 2014

Jean Knowles Oxendine, 68, resident of Calypso, NC, died Wednesday, July 23, at home. Service of Remembrance will be held Saturday, July 26, at Brock's Chapel Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Coy Brock officiating, and with visitation afterwards. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Oney and Susie Taylor Knowles, and a brother, Harry Knowles. She is survived by her siblings, Robert...
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Woodrow Outlaw

July 28, 1921 - July 21, 2014

Woodrow Outlaw, 92, long time resident of Kenansville, passed away Monday, July 21, at Quinn Hospice Center. Service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, July 23, at 3 pm. at Kenansville Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Devotional Gardens at Warsaw. Visitation will be at the church during the hour before the service. Mr. Outlaw, son of the...
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Eva Uptegrove Starke

May 22, 1939 - July 20, 2014

Eva Uptegrove Starke, 75, long time Faison resident, passed away Sunday night, July 20, at Wayne Hospital. A service of remembrance will be held Wednesday, July 23, at 6 p.m. at Faison United Methodist Church with her pastor, The Rev. Jabe Largen, officiating, and with visitation following. Mrs. Starke, daughter of the late Robert Lee Uptegrove and Callie Victoria Hill Uptegrove and the...
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Jerry Lee Foss

November 17, 1947 - July 20, 2014

Jerry Lee Foss, 66, resident of Faison, NC, passed away Sunday morning, July 20, at St. Joseph's Mission Hospital in Asheville. Funeral service is to be Tuesday, July 22, at 6:00 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Rose and the Rev. Chris Schneider officiating, and followed by visitation. Burial will be on Wednesday, July 23, at Noon at the Calypso Cemetery. Friends and family...
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J. E. Andrews, Jr.

December 6, 1927 - July 17, 2014

J.E.Andrews, Jr., 86, long time resident of Faison, NC, passed away Thursday night, July 17. Funeral will be Monday, July 21, at 1 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Rose and the Rev. Condarie Ellis officiating. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be at Tyndall Funeral Home Sunday, July 20, 5-7 p.m., and at other times at the family's Cherry Street home...
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McCray Wells

August 9, 1932 - July 16, 2014

Mr. McCray Wells, 81, life-long resident of the Rones Chapel Community near Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 16, at home in his favorite recliner with his family gathered 'round. A service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, July 19, at 10 a.m. at Rones Chapel United Methodist Church and will be officiated by the Rev. Mike Whatley, the Rev. Richard C. Hill, and the...
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Merle Summerlin Lewis

February 16, 1931 - July 15, 2014

Merle Summerlin Lewis, 83, a resident of Mount Olive, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 15, at Wayne Hospital. A native of the Summerlin's Crossroads area of Duplin, she had been a nurse in the practice of Dr. Warren Crumpler of Mount Olive, and subsequently worked at National Spinning Co. and Burlington Industries. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Mount...
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Elizabeth Whaley Kornegay

November 13, 1928 - July 13, 2014

Mrs. Elizabeth Whaley Kornegay, 85, of the Pleasant Grove community, Albertson, passed away early Sunday morning, July 13, at her home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Fussell officiating. Visitation will follow the service. Burial will be Wednesday, July 16, at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Pink Hill. She is...
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Will Carroll Cottle

May 2, 1934 - July 12, 2014

Will C.Cottle Calypso--Will Carroll Cottle, 80, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral will be Tuesday, July 15, at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home , officiated by Dr. Greg Day and Mrs. Anne Lee Bartlett, and with burial following at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be Monday, July 14, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home, and other times...
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Helen Jernigan Garner

October 17, 1924 - July 8, 2014

Helen Jernigan Garner, 89, long time Mount Olive resident, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014. She was a member of Northeast Free Will Baptist Church, its Get-Together Club and Woman's Auxiliary, and was a former Sunday School teacher. Daughter of the late David Henry and Lucy Ella Whitfield Jernigan, widow of A.E. "Ted" Garner, and mother of deceased infant son, Edward Neal Garner, and...
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Linda Faye Swinson Taylor

February 17, 1944 - July 7, 2014

Faye S. Taylor Faye Swinson Taylor, 70, of Kinsey Mill Road, Mount Olive, passed away early Monday morning, July 7, at her home. Funeral will be Wednesday, July 9, at 2:30 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. Larry Withrow, and with burial following in Maplewood Cemetery. Visitation will be before the service starting at 1 p.m. She is survived by her husband, Elmer L. "Buddy...
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Thelma K. Kornegay

January 13, 1919 - July 3, 2014

Thelma Lee Kornegay, life long resident of the Pleasant Grove community, Albertson, N.C., after having lived a long and fruitful life of love, hard work, loyalty, and devotion to God, her family, and neighbors, was ushered into the presence of the Almighty God on Thursday, July 3, 2014 while being cared for at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, following a five day illness. Mrs. Kornegay was 95...
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Mildred Anne Hancock Crone

December 9, 1930 - June 26, 2014

MOUNT OLIVE – Mildred Anne Hancock Crone, 83, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Oaks of Mayview in Raleigh. Mrs. Crone was born in Warrenton, NC on December 09, 1930 to Peyton Palmore "P.P." and Bonnie Fox Hancock. Mrs. Crone was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 55 years, Charles William Crone, Sr. Mrs. Crone is survived by her three sons, Charles William ...
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Frank Donnell Taylor

February 19, 1932 - June 25, 2014

Dr. Frank Donnell Taylor, 82, resident of Faison, N.C. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro surrounded by his family. He was born on February 19, 1932 in Faison. He attended the Faison School, where he was an avid student athlete, playing basketball, football, and baseball. Frank Donnell graduated in 1950 as class valedictorian, and then...
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Pamela Kay Outlaw Pate

September 12, 1953 - June 18, 2014

Pamela Kay Outlaw Pate, 60, of the Outlaw's Bridge Community, Seven Springs, died Wednesday morning, June 18. Known as Pam to most, she had been employed as a deputy clerk with the County of Lenoir, had volunteered with the Seven Springs Area Rescue, and attended Zion United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Roger K. Pate of the home; their children, Jonathan Barwick and...
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Wilbert Hillore Lamm

May 29, 1927 - June 11, 2014

Wilbert H. Lamm May 29 1927 – June 11 2014 Wilbert Hillore Lamm, 87, life long resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away Wednesday evening, June 11, while in the care of Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr. Lamm, a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War, was a retired dry wall installer. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia L. ...
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Patricia Ann Holmes Bowden

May 2, 1944 - June 11, 2014

Patricia Ann Holmes Bowden, 70, of the Summerlin's Crossroads Community near Mount Olive, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, June 11, while being cared for at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. She was retired from Southern Bank & Trust Company where she was an assistant loan officer, mostly with the Park Avenue Branch in Mount Olive. She worshipped at Brock's Chapel Church. ...
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Carol Cameron

June 4, 2014

Early Wednesday morning, June 4th, Carol Cameron went home to her loving parents, Paul and Kathryn Cameron and to her Lord and Savior. Originally from North Carolina, she was raised in Miami, Florida and spent her summers here on the family farm in Calypso with her grandparents, James and Mary Cameron. She was dedicated to fundraising, helping others, and bettering her community. Her most...
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Robert Bernard "Bob" Jones, Sr.

January 2, 1918 - June 3, 2014

Robert Bernard (Bob) Jones, Sr., 96, long time resident of the Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, passed from this life into the welcoming arms of his Lord and Saviour Tuesday evening, June 3, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A service of remembrance will be held Saturday, June 7, at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Whatley and the Rev. Fred...
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Annie Barwick Williamson Brown

May 29, 2014

Mrs. Annie Barwick Williamson Brown, 95, long time Faison resident, passed away early Thursday morning, May 29, at Genesis Health Care of Mount Olive.Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 1, at 2:30 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church with visitation immediately following. Burial will be Monday, June 2, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Famiily and friends will also be received at her...
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Tempie Barwick Best Davis

May 28, 2014

Mrs. Tempie Barwick Best Davis, 83, resident of the Brock's Chapel section near Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday night, May 28, at Kitty Askins Hospice. She was a retired upholsterer and the widow of Kenneth I. Best. Funeral services will be held by the graveside Saturday, May 31, at 11 a.m. at the Kenneth Best Family Cemetery (Located across the highway from the Best residence). Following...
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Mary Howard Lanier

September 25, 1929 - May 26, 2014

Mrs. Mary Howard Lanier, 84, resident of the White Flash community near Mount Olive, passed from sickness and suffering into life eternal in the early morning of Monday, May 26, 2014, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, and surrounded by her family. Her family and those who loved her are grateful that after many years of poor health, she has been received by her Lord and Saviour with whom...
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Candy Muncy Ibrahim Ahmed

December 11, 1969 - May 25, 2014

Candy Muncy Ibrahim Ahmed, 44, of the Mar Mac area of Goldsboro, passed away Sunday night, May 25, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday, May 27, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, and will be conducted by Dr. H. Dennis Draper, Jr. Visitation with the family will follow the service. Candy's last place of employment was with Southern...
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Karen Elizabeth Engh Malcolm

May 20, 1954 - May 21, 2014

Karen Elizabeth Engh Malcolm, 60, of Faison, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday evening, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of the home, Carl Malcolm; her two sons, James C. Malcolm and wife Katie of Wayne Pa., Philip S. Malcolm of Fort Mill, S.C.; a daughter, Melanie Malcolm Powell of Faison; two brothers, David Engh and his wife Dawn of Cape Coral, FL, and...
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Archie B. Satterfield

November 18, 1938 - May 7, 2014

Archie Boyd Satterfield November 18, 1938 - May 7, 2014 Archie B. Satterfield , 75, died Wednesday evening at his home on Emmett Jackson Road in Faison, NC He was born in Alamance County to Bratcher and Virginia Lois Satterfield, who preceded him in death. Archie joined the U.S. Air Force after graduating from Haw River High School in 1957. He was a Vietnam War Veteran and retired...
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Phil Maloy Lane

December 22, 1959 - May 6, 2014

Service of remembrance for Phil Lane will be Thursday May 8 at 6 pm at Spring Creek Baptist Church, Indian Springs Rd. Mount Olive, NC with visitation following. Pastor Jason Watford will conduct the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a monetary gift towards his funeral expenses.
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Norma Powell Reardon

August 15, 1921 - May 3, 2014

Mrs. Norma Powell Reardon, one of God's humble Christian servants, passed from the loving embrace of her family into His Almighty presence on Saturday afternoon, May 3, 2014. A life-long resident of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, she was blessed to have enjoyed God's earthly blessings for over 92 years. Services to celebrate this fine lady's life will be held Monday, May 5,...
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Walter Raymond "Walt" Imhoff

February 3, 1938 - May 3, 2014

Walter R. Imhoff, 76, of the Stanley Chapel Church Road community, died on Saturday, May 3, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. He is survived by his wife of the home, Patricia Callander Imhoff; a son, Raymond Imhoff and his wife Susan of Ohio; and his step-children, Laurie Kimble and husband Paul of Clayton, Debbie Aboulfaith of Florida, and Jamie Richardson of Arizona; and a sister,...
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Jimmy Dean Williamson

May 24, 1963 - April 24, 2014

Jimmy Dean Williamson, 50, of Mount Olive, died in a motor vehicle accident Thursday night, April 24, 2014. Graveside services will be held Monday, April 28, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Jeffrey Dail officiating. Mr. Williamson will lie in state at Tyndall Funeral Home on Sunday, April 27, from noon until 5 p.m Friends and family are being received at the...
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Lucille Daniels Byrd

April 26, 1923 - April 14, 2014

Mrs. Byrd passed away Monday evening. Graveside service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be at Tyndall's Saturday from 10 a.m.until 11 a.m.
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Harvey William Grant

August 15, 1936 - April 13, 2014

HOLLY RIDGE--Harvey William Grant, 77, died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Funeral will be Thursday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive with Pastors Janice Rouse and Ed Wilson officiating, followed burial in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Visitation will be Thursday during the hour before the service at the funeral home. Mr. Grant had served in the U.S. Air Force, was ...
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William Rufus "Cootie" Sessoms

May 23, 1946 - April 11, 2014

William Rufus "Cootie" Sessoms, 67, resident of Faison, died Friday night, April 11, at the home of his daughter. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Piney Grove Church Cemetery, North McCullen Road, Faison. Visitation will be Monday, April 14, 6-8 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. At other times, the family will be receiving at the home of...
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Murray C. Cashwell

April 19, 1930 - April 9, 2014

Murray C. Cashwell, 83, Mount Olive resident, died Wednesday morning, April 9, at Quinn Hospice in Kenansville. Remembrance services will be held Saturday, April 12, at 3p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive with visitation afterwards. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina East Hospice, 748 South Kenansville By-pass, Kenansville NC 28349, or Rex Hospital CICU...
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Reba Jones Sutton

April 14, 1917 - April 8, 2014

Mrs. Reba Jones Sutton, long time Mount Olive resident, went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, April 8, while being cared for at Genesis Care Center in Mount Olive. She was 96 years old. Services to remember and celebrate her long and Godly life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, by the graveside at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. James Earl Herring and the Rev. Michael Harrell...
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Shelby Jean Smith Brock

May 1, 1940 - April 3, 2014

Shelby Jean Smith Brock, 73, of Slick Rock Road in the Daly community, Goldsboro, passed away Thursday, April 3, at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro. Services to celebrate her life will be held Sunday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive and will be officiated by the Rev. Jeff Dail & the Rev. Tom Dorman. Burial will follow in the Pate Cemetery. Visitation will be at the...
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Franklin Delano Millard

October 26, 1940 - April 2, 2014

Franklin Delano Millard, 69, known to some as Frank, a life long resident of Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday, April 2. Remembrances services will be held Saturday, April 5, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall's Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie Wise officiating, followed by visitation. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6, in the Maplewood Cemetery. Family and friends may also call at the residence...
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James Harley "Rock" Hines

March 18, 1937 - March 30, 2014

James Harley Hines, 77, known to many as Rock, of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, passed away Sunday night, March 30. Services to remember his life will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Tyndall Funeral Home, to be officiated by the Rev. Wanda G.Simmons, with visitation following. At other times, family and friends will be received at the home of Kathryn A. Hines, 440...
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Lorelle Franck Martin

September 17, 1916 - March 30, 2014

Lorelle Franck Martin September 17, 1916 - March 30, 2014 Mrs. Lorelle Franck Martin, long time resident of Mount Olive, NC one of the Lord's sweet saints, went to be with Him on Sunday, March 30. She was a native of Onslow County and was born on September 17, 1916, as the first daughter to Edward Lee and Gertrude Thompson Franck. The service to celebrate Mrs. Martin's...
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Helen Williams Flowers

July 3, 1925 - March 27, 2014

Mrs. Helen Williams Flowers, 88, life-long Faison resident, passed away Thursday, March 27, at Quinn Hospice Center of Kenansville. Her family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, and at other times at her residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 29,at 10:00 a.m. from Faison Baptist Church where she was a long-time,...
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Norwood F. Ezzell, Sr.

November 9, 1928 - March 24, 2014

--Norwood F. Ezzell, 85, of Rones Chapel community, passed away Monday morning, March 24, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He now reunites with his beloved wife, Elinor Carter Ezzell, who passed away January 9, 2013, and whom he missed so very much. Services to remember him and his life will be held Wednesday evening, March 26, at 6:30 at Tyndall Funeral Home and will be...
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Mildred Moye Pate

September 29, 1924 - March 18, 2014

Mrs. Mildred Moye Pate, 89, long time resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away Tuesday, March 18, while in the care of Genesis Care Center. Her family will be receiving friends at Tyndall Funeral Home from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, and at other times, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at the funeral home with Pastor Richard...
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William Carl "Bill" Bizzell

October 6, 1918 - March 15, 2014

Mr. Bill BIzzell, 95, long time Mount Olive resident, passed away Saturday evening, March 15, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was a retired vehicle alignment technician having operated Bizzell's Wheel Alignment Service. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Mount Olive and was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 39 years of service, part of which was served during World War II...
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Ben Kominsky, Jr.

March 12, 1928 - March 13, 2014

Mr. Kominsky passed away early Thursday morning at Wake Med. Graveside rites will be held Monday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park and will include full military honors. Surviving are sons, Adam Britt Kominsky and significant other, Sherry Smith, of Mount Olive, Ben Anthony Kominsky and wife, Julie; daughter, Eleanor K. Horst and husband, Richard of Pennsylvania; grandson,...
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Joseph C. Herring

August 31, 1931 - March 12, 2014

Mr.Joseph Carroll Herring, 82, of Holloman Heights subdivision, Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday morning, March 12, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. The Herring family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home Saturday morning, March 15, from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at which time they will process to Wayne Memorial Park for an 11:30 a.m. graveside service to be officiated by the Rev....
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Audrey Geiser Palmer

July 6, 1939 - March 6, 2014

Audrey Joan Geiser Palmer, 74, of Summerlin's Crossroads Road,Mount Olive, N.C., passed away Thursday morning, March 6, 2014, at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton. Her life will be remembered in a service to be held Saturday, March 8, at 6:00 p.m. at Mount Olive Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastors Jeff Dail and Doug Bartlett officiating. A time of visitation will follow the...
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Howard William "Jack" Jackson, Jr.

March 15, 1929 - March 5, 2014

Mr.Howard William Jackson,Jr., better known as Jack, of Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday evening, March 5, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was 84. Services will be held by the graveside at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. The family will have visitation at Tyndall Funeral Home Wednesday from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., and will be at the residence at...
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Leslie L Anderson

April 10, 1922 - February 28, 2014

Mr. Leslie L. Anderson, 91, long time Mount Olive resident, passed away early Friday morning, Feb. 28, while a patient at Wayne Memorial Hospital. After graduation from high school in 1940, he enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942, and served in Florida, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and in the Pacific Theatre of World War II aboard the USS Princeton air craft carrier. He married Hazel...
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Theodore E. "Buck" Driver

March 12, 1943 - February 23, 2014

Theodore Emerson Driver, 70, known as Buck to all, passed away early Sunday morning, February 23, 2014, while being in the care of Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Buck was a long-time resident of Faison and was a retired truck driver, having been employed for over 25 years with Chas. F. Cates & Son, Inc. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Newton "Bill" and Annie Laura Precise Driver,...
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Larry E. Mustian

May 9, 1956 - February 23, 2014

Larry Eugene Mustian, 57, of the Grantham community, Mount Olive, passed away early Sunday morning, February 23, 2014, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. A native of Hertford County, he was the son of the late Eugene Jerome and Geneva Miller Mustian. Though he never served in the armed forces, still, he was very patriotic and held a strong allegiance towards his country. He was a plumber...
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Charles O. Sykes

November 19, 1929 - February 20, 2014

Charles O. Sykes, 84, long time Mount Olive businessman and resident, passed away unexpectedly in the early morning hours of Thursday, February 20, 2014. Services to celebrate his life will be Saturday, February 22, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Mount Olive, and will be officiated by Dr. Dennis Atwood and the Rev. Christopher Turner, after which burial will take place at Wayne...
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Jordan Cecil "J.C." Williams

November 20, 1929 - February 18, 2014

Jordan Cecil "J.C." Williams, 84, of Mount Olive, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Elm City, he was the son of the late William Jordan and Lina Leona Phillips Williams. J.C. was a retired truck driver, having driven for Mt. Olive Pickle Company and Pepsi Bottling Company of Goldsboro. He was also a member of Northeast...
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Ellen Marie Tadlock Waldron

July 26, 1938 - February 12, 2014

Mrs. Ellen Marie Tadlock Waldron, 75, of Moyock, N.C. passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014, with her family surrounding her. Services will be held Wednesday Feb. 19 at 11 am at Tyndall Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 7 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. She was a native of Calypso and was daughter of the late Luby Tadlock Sr. and Rachel Faircloth Tadlock. She is...
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Glenwood "Glenn" Davis

November 14, 1954 - February 11, 2014

Glenwood Lee Davis, 59, better known as Glenn, of the Rones Chapel Community near Mount Olive, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday night, February 11, 2014, at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Services to remember his life will be held Sunday, February 16, at 5 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, and will be conducted by Pastor Doug Johnson, after which his family will receive friends. Friends...
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Hoyt Lee Holmes

March 23, 1947 - February 11, 2014

Hoyt Lee Holmes, 66, of Seven Springs, N.C., passed away early this morning at his home. A native of the Summerlin's Crossroads community of Duplin, he was the son of the late Drifty and Minnie Lee Arnette Holmes. He had been involved in farming for most of his working life. A service to remember his life will be held Friday, February 14, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home and will be...
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Luby H. Byrd, Jr.

August 4, 1937 - February 9, 2014

Luby H. Byrd, Jr., 76, known to some as "L.H., of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, passed away early Sunday morning, Feb. 9, 2014, at his home. His life will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 in the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home and will be officiated by the Rev.Johnny Sasser, after which his family will receive friends. Mr. Byrd was one of the organizers and builders of...
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Lois Whitfield Pitts

November 20, 1928 - February 8, 2014

Lois Ardetha Whitfield Pitts of the Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, passed away Saturday night, Feb. 9, 2014, at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Her life will be remembered in a service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Jeff Justice and the Rev. Lamarr Jackson, followed by visitation. Burial will be Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 11 a.m. in Maplewood...
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Flora Ann Roberts Watson

October 5, 1935 - February 8, 2014

Flora Ann Roberts Watson, 78, passed away on Saturday afternoon, February 8th, at the Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville. She is survived by two daughters; Barbara Malpass, and husband Kent of Faison, and Wanda Clark and husband Joel of Faison; two son's, Eddie Watson and his wife Pat of Beautancus, and Billy Watson, and his wife Brigitte of Sanford. Mrs. Flora is also survived by two sisters;...
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Joseph Wright Parker

February 4, 1954 - February 7, 2014

Joseph Wright Parker, 60, of the Outlaw's Bridge community, Seven Springs, passed away early Friday morning, February 7, 2014 at Quinn Hospice Center in Kenansville, after an eight-year battle with lung cancer. HIs life will be remembered and celebrated on Sunday, February 9, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home and will be officiated by the Rev. Steve Grissom. A committal service will then...
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Stephanie Hardy Alphin

March 14, 1968 - February 4, 2014

Stephanie Hardy Alphin, 45, of the Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, lost her life early Tuesday morning, February 4, 2014, in a single vehicle accident, occurring one mile from her residence. Services to celebrate her life will be Thursday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, and will be officiated by the Rev. Frank Turner, immediately followed by...
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J. W. Bell, Jr.

January 30, 2014

. Johnny Wilbert "J.W." Bell, Jr., 66, resident of the Scott's Store community near Mount Olive, passed away Thursday morning, January 31. Services to remember his life will be held Sunday, February 2, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Mark S. Hobbs and the Rev. Leon Grubbs, and followed by visitation. Burial will be Monday, February 3, at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge...
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William Albert Brock

July 11, 1929 - January 29, 2014

William Albert Brock, 84, of Faison, retired mechanic and logger, and U. S. Army veteran, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 29, 2014 at Raleigh's Rex Hospital. Services will be held Sunday, February 2, at 2 p.m. from Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Shelton Justice, and followed by burial in the Brock Cemetery at Sarecta. Husband of Gertrude Brock, now deceased, he is...
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John Morris Rose

April 16, 1970 - January 29, 2014

John Morris Rose, 43, life-long resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away moments after midnight, January 29, 2014, while at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services to celebrate John's life will be held Saturday, February 1, at 1:30 p.m. in the North Duplin Jr./Sr. High School Gymnasium at Calypso. Dr. Tyanna Yonkers will officiate. Visitation with the family will immediately follow the...
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Peggy Taylor Chalk

December 26, 1937 - January 28, 2014

Ms. Peggy Taylor Chalk, 76, long-time resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away early Tuesday morning, January 28, 2014 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Her family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home on Thursday, January 30, from 4 until 6 p.m. (weather permitting) and at other times at the residence of Mickey and Donna Whitfield in the Indian Springs community. In...
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Ann Weldon Mayo

December 17, 1929 - January 22, 2014

Ann Marie Weldon Mayo, 84, of Mount Olive, died Wednesday evening, January 22, 2014, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. A native of Vance County and the daughter of the late James Dewey Weldon and Lottie Josephine Smith Weldon, and the widow of James Harold Mayo, Sr. She was a ham radio operator, and she and her husband were owners and operators of WDJS Radio in Mount Olive. A licensed certified...
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Elton Glenn "Skinner" Jones, Sr.

January 20, 1934 - January 22, 2014

Mr. Elton Glenn "Skinner" Jones, Sr., 80, of Smith Chapel community, died early Wednesday morning, January 22, 2014, at Wayne Hospital. Services will be held Friday, January 24, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Leland Heath, Jr., with visitation following. Burial service will be Saturday, January 25, at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Friends and relatives are also...
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Bernice Tyndall Powell

November 22, 1929 - January 19, 2014

Mrs. Bernice Tyndall Powell, 84, of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, died early Sunday morning, January 19, 2014, at Vidant Pitt Medical Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 21, at 11 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Hobbs officiating. Burial will follow at Pineview Cemetery, Seven Springs. The family will receive friends at the...
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Portia Heath Merritt

March 22, 1964 - January 18, 2014

Ms. Portia Heath Merritt, 49, long-time Mount Olive area resident and interior decorator and designer, passed away Saturday morning, January 18, 2014. She is survived by her daughter, Kara N. Holmes and husband, Jay Hudson, of Greenville; four grandchildren, Kemp Hudson, Lyla Bleu Hudson, Maddox Hudson, and Bellamy Hudson, all of Greenville; her parents, Bill & Portia Heath of Dudley; three...
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Geneva Barwick Walker

December 29, 1931 - January 8, 2014

Geneva Barwick Walker, 82, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 8, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She is survived by a daughter, Janet Walker of Mount Olive; a son, Ray Walker, Jr. of Mount Olive; two sisters, Eula B. Malpass of Mount Olive, and Viola B. Grantham of Grantham; a son-in-law, James Carroll Sauls of Goldsboro; seven grandchildren, Jay Sauls, Daniel...
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Shelby Jean Goodman Herring

August 20, 1937 - December 31, 2013

Shelby Jean Goodman Herring, 76,of Mount Olive, widow of Wilbert Joseph Herring, and daughter of the late Emmett Goodman and Lila Hobbs Goodman Pate, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 31, 2013, while at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services to remember Jean will be held Friday, January 3, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home and will be followed by burial in Wayne Memorial Park. The...
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Cornelia "Connie" Williams Edwards

June 21, 1931 - December 31, 2013

Connie W. Edwards June 21 1931 – Dec 31 2013 MOUNT OLIVE – Cornelia Williams Edwards, 82, known to most as Connie, passed away Tuesday morning, December 31, 2013, at her home. Services to celebrate her life will be Friday, January 3, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home and will be officiated by O. P. Miller, Jr. and the Rev. Nina Paul Vinson. A private interment will take...
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Jimmy C. Alphin, Sr.

November 21, 1945 - December 26, 2013

Mr. Jimmy Cullen Alphin, Sr., of Seven Springs, N.C. passed away Thursday evening, December 26, 2013, at his residence. He was 68 years old. The family will receive friends at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive on Sunday, December 29, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the funeral service to follow at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel. The Rev. J. Wesley Jarman and the Rev. Sam Jones will officiate. He...
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Cecil R Williams, Sr

April 19, 1929 - December 23, 2013

Mr. Cecil R. Williams, Sr., 84, passed away early Monday morning, December 23, 2013. Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 28, at 3 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive, and will be officiated by the Rev. Sherman Dilley. The family will have visitation at Tyndall Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, December 27. Mr. Williams, a retired plumber and appliance...
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W. Preston Singleton

June 18, 1950 - December 13, 2013

Willie Preston Singleton, 63, of the Scott's Store community near Mount Olive, passed away early Friday, December 13, 2013, at his home. He was the son of the late Willie R. and Phoebe Singleton, and he was their only child. Services to remember Preston's life will be held Tuesday, December 17, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Jeff Dail, and followed by visitation. ...
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Evelyn Earl Peterson Kornegay Mewborn

December 12, 1938 - December 7, 2013

Evelyn Earl Peterson (Kornegay) Mewborn, 74, born December 12, 1938, a strong believer, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday evening, December 7, 2013, surrounded by her husband Robert, and their family. A graduate of Peace College and UNC Chapel Hill, she was one of the first female licensed Real Estate contractors in North Carolina and started her own...
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Floyd Carrell , Jr.

November 21, 1932 - December 4, 2013

Floyd Carrell, Jr., 81, of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday evening, December 4, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Leggett, Texas, he was a retired military man having served in the U.S. Army. Upon his retirement, he had attained the rank of Master Sergeant, E-8, and had also been a Green Beret. His second career was employment with a water...
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Alice Faye Ward Allen

April 9, 1943 - November 28, 2013

Alice Faye Ward Allen, 70, a resident of Wallace, S.C., passed away late in the afternoon on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013, at Hospice of Scotland County Morrison Manor in Laurinburg, N.C. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 3, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, and will be officiated by the Rev. Lee Britt. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount...
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Thomas Michael "Mike" Erickson

March 5, 1976 - November 27, 2013

Thomas Michael "Mike" Erickson, 37, of Mount Olive, N.C., passed away quietly at home in the early morning of Wednesday, November 27, 2013. He is survived by his mother, Donna Carol Erickson of the home; his father, Thomas D. Erickson, Jr. of Evans, Georgia; a family friend, Dennis Evans of the home; two sisters, Melinda Davis and husband, Thomas, of Mount Olive, and Melissa Anne Boatright and...
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Nan Scott Grady Sutton

March 3, 1930 - November 25, 2013

Nan Scott Grady Sutton, 83, of Mount Olive, passed away Monday evening, November 25, 2013, while at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Conrad and Cora Walton Scott, and the widow of David Earl Sutton. She was a retired sales clerk having been a long time employee of the former Belk-Tyhler's Dept. Store in Mount Olive. She attended Brownings...
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Emmett Jason Holmes

January 19, 1940 - November 25, 2013

Emmett Jason Holmes, 73, life-long resident of the Mount Olive area, died early Monday morning, November 25, 2013, at Genesis Health Care where he had been a resident for the last several years. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, at Tyndall Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Bartlett officiating, and with visitation afterwards. Committal and burial will be at 11:00 a...
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Marlton Lee Price

September 8, 1938 - November 22, 2013

Marlton Lee Price, 75, died un-expectantly Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He is survived by his wife, Barbara B. Price of LaGrange; a son, Matt Price and his wife Tammy of Seven Springs; two daughters, Suzie P. Baker of Pink Hill, and Tracey Price of Pink Hill; two step-children, Jamie Owens and Jim North, both of Richlands. Marlton is also survived by ten grandchildren,...
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Donnie Marie Holland Sutton Kennedy

May 30, 1919 - November 18, 2013

Donnie Marie Holland Sutton Kennedy, 94, long-time Calypso resident, passed away Monday afternoon, November 18, 2013. Born May 30, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Etta Herring Holland. Due to an illness her mother encountered, from the age of two until adulthood, Donnie Marie was reared by her grandmother, Laura Herring, at the old homeplace which was maintained by an aunt,...
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Ruth Quinn Outlaw

August 9, 1922 - November 15, 2013

Mrs. Ruth Quinn Outlaw of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, passed from this life to be in the presence of her Lord and Saviour early Friday morning, November 15, 2013, while in the quietness and familiar surroundings of her home. Her life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 18, at Tyndall Funeral Home with burial following at Devotional Gardens of Warsaw. ...
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Clypstine Byrd Ohlemacher

May 17, 1933 - November 13, 2013

A beautiful lady, Clypstine Byrd Ohlemacher, 80, received her wings Wednesday, November 13, 2013. Heaven's got to be celebrating her homecoming. A native of the Beautancus community near Mount Olive, she was the daughter of the late John Wesley Byrd and Ellen Bell Byrd. She was a member of Rones Chapel United Methodist Church and had been a waitress for the better part of her working years,...
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Lucille Potts Strickland

January 17, 1926 - November 13, 2013

Lucille Potts Strickland, 87,of Seven Springs, N.C. passed away quietly at her home in the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 13, 2013. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 15, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Ralph Parker and the Rev. Johnny Sasser, and followed by visitation. Committal and interment will be Saturday, November 16, at 11 a.m. at...
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Hilbert Aldine "Joe" Swinson

August 7, 1936 - November 11, 2013

Hilbert Aldine "Joe" Swinson, Sr., 77, passed away Monday morning, November 11, 2013, at his home in Calypso with his family gathered 'round. He was a native of the Beautancus community, was the son of the late Macon and Ruby Hargrove Swinson, and grew up on the family farm, one of their six children. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, and had been a school teacher and coach, and...
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Terry Hoagland Bass

August 8, 1936 - October 25, 2013

Terry Hoagland Bass, 77, died early Friday morning, October 25, at Vidant Care Hospital in Greenville. She is survived by her daughter, Pam Jordan and her husband, Don of Clinton; her two sons and their wives, Steve and Hilda Bass of Clinton, and Mark and Rhonda Bass of Faison. Terry is also survived by a brother, Richard Hoagland, Jr., of V.A.; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. She...
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Eugene Lane

April 26, 1934 - October 17, 2013

Eugene Lane, known to most as Gene, went to be with his Lord and Savior early Thursday morning, October 17, 2013. Death came while he was in the familiar and comfortable surroundings of his home. Gene was born April 26, 1934 in Wayne County to the late Bruce and Addie Brogden Lane. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra L and David Hensley; and...
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Jerry W. Pickett

July 15, 1949 - October 16, 2013

Jerry Wayne Pickett, 64.of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday afternoon, October 16, 2013, at his home. A service to remember Jerry's life will be held Saturday, October 19, at 6 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Chapel in Mount Olive and will be followed by visitation. Jerry was a retired volunteer fireman with Pleasant Grove Fire Department and he was one of its...
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Betty Goodson Sutton

September 25, 1950 - October 12, 2013

Betty Goodson Sutton, 63, of Cary, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013, after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late John M. and Gladys Wells Goodson, and was a native of Mount Olive. She received her education at B. F. Grady High School, obtained her bachelor and masters degrees in special education from East Carolina University, and did post graduate studies at Duke...
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Huey A. Ezzell

July 23, 1936 - October 10, 2013

Huey A. Ezzell, 77, of Magnolia, N.C. died Thursday, Oct. 10, at home. Visitation will be at Tyndall Funeral Home on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 4 until 6 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, October 14, at 10 a.m. at St.Mary's of the Angels Catholic Church, 3262 North Hwy. 117, Mount Olive. Fr. Jim Garneau will preside. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr....
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Jacob Ike Jenkins

December 7, 1953 - October 7, 2013

Jacob Earl "Ike" Jenkins, 59, of the Indian Springs community near Mount Olive, passed away Monday morning, October 7, 2013, at Vidant Duplin Hospital, in Kenansville. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Cox Jenkins of Mount Olive; a son, Jordan M. Jenkins and his fiancee', Angela Best of Mount Olive; two daughters, Bonnie Flowers Roberts and her husband, William Ray, of West Virginia, and...
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