Our Obituaries

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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Mack E. Jones

February 11, 1951 - October 7, 2013

Mack Edmundson Jones, 62, of the Pleasant Grove community near Mount Olive, passed away at home during the final hour of Monday, October 7, 2013. A celebration of Mack's life will be held Saturday, October 12, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with entombment following in the Williams-Jones Family Cemetery on the family farm. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday, October 11, from 6...
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Dennis Wayne Reaves

November 27, 1962 - October 7, 2013

Dennis Wayne Reaves, 50, of Wendell, passed away suddenly Monday morning, October 7, at his home. A service to celebrate his life will be held Wednesday, October 9, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, officiated by the Rev. Tim Reaves and the Rev. Richard Cuddington, and followed by visitation. Committal and interment will be Thursday, October 10, at 11 a.m. in Maplewood...
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Wade Leonard Barham Scott

January 22, 1953 - October 5, 2013

Mr. Wade Leonard Barham Scott, 60, of the Scott's Store community near Mount Olive, died at home early Saturday, October 5, 2013. Graveside service will be Sunday, October 6, at 3 p.m. at the Scott Family Cemetery at the residence. Mr. Scott is survived by his parents, Quessie "Jo" Scott of Mount Olive, and Tommy Scott of Mount Olive; a brother and sister in law, A.B. and Betty Scott of...
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James Randall "Randy" Barwick, Jr.

February 6, 1971 - October 3, 2013

James Randall "Randy" Barwick, Jr., 42, died Thursday morning, October 3, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, with his mother by his side. Randy is survived by his parents; James Randall, Sr., and Mary E. "Tina" Lane Barwick, of Mount Olive; a brother, Harold E. "Eddie" Barwick of Mount Olive; and a sister, Renee' B. Lops of Seven Springs; four nieces, Kristen Barwick, Chasity Barwick, Brittany...
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John V. Evans, Sr.

September 29, 2013

.John Veron "Bunkie" Evans Sr., 82, of Mount Olive died Sunday, September 29 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, at the First Baptist Church at 300 N. Chestnut St. in Mount Olive. The Rev. Dr. Dennis Atwood, pastor, will officiate at the service. He will be assisted by the Rev. Russ Evans, pastor of Peace Baptist...
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Janet Scott Herring Howard

June 1, 1947 - September 28, 2013

Janet Scott Herring Howard, 66, died Saturday, September 28, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center of Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, September 29, at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, officiated by Bishop Paul E. Fredriksen and Bishop Joseph E. Scott, and followed by visitation. Committal and entombment will be Monday, September 30, at 10 a.m. at Devotional...
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Cleone Bowden King

May 4, 1932 - September 26, 2013

Mrs. Cleone Bowden King, 81, of the Rones Chapel community near Mount Olive, passed away Thursday morning, September 26, 2013. She had enjoyed a rewarding 30-year career at Wayne Memorial Hospital as a licensed practical nurse. Also, a farmer's wife and loving mother, she was a long time member of Rones Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. King is survived by three sons and daughters-in...
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Jenifer Ann Kominsky

November 14, 1991 - September 23, 2013

Jenifer Ann Kominsky Nov. 14 1991 – Sept 23 2013 MOUNT OLIVE – Jenifer Ann Kominsky, 21, passed away Monday night, September 23, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Thursday, September 26, at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Paul Rose officiating. She is survived by her father, Adam Britt Kominsky and his significant other, Sharon Smith, of the...
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Dexter A. Heath

September 30, 1965 - September 21, 2013

We are all saddened by the sudden death of Dexter Allen Heath. He was born September 30, 1965 and passed on to be with his Lord on September 21, 2013. Dexter was born and raised in Mount Olive, North Carolina. He was a loving husband, father, son and brother. He loved to be outdoors and his favorite sport was hunting. Dexter never served in the military, but he had a passion and...
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Arthur "Jim" Rice

September 21, 2013

Arthur Rice, 80, known to most as "Jim," of the Seven Springs N.C. area, died Saturday evening, September 21, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services, including military rites, will be held Wednesday , September 25, at 2 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Doug Johnson. Friends and family will be received at the residence. Mr. Rice, born in Bryson City...
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James Bruce Hoggard, Jr.

September 24, 1943 - September 17, 2013

James Bruce Hoggard, Jr., 69, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013, while at home. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, September 20, at 2 p.m. at Devotional Gardens of Warsaw, conducted by the Rev. Shelton Justice. Friends and family are being received at the residence at 209 Fox Drive, Dudley. A native of Aulander, Mr. Hoggard was the son of the late James Bruce and Erma...
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Clyde James "Peanut" Spicer, Jr.

July 24, 1950 - September 14, 2013

Mr. Clyde James "Peanut" Spicer, Jr., 63, of Indian Springs community, Dudley, N.C., passed away suddenly Saturday morning, September 14, 2013, at his home. Services will be held by the graveside on Tuesday, September 17, at 11 a.m. at the Holmes Cemetery in the Indian Springs community with Pastor Douglas Bartlett officiating. Visitation will be at Tyndall Funeral Home Monday, September 16,...
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Harold Alton "Boo" Bass III

January 13, 1982 - September 13, 2013

Harold Alton "Boo" Bass III, 31, of the Indian Springs community, Seven Springs, passed away in his sleep Friday morning, September 13, 2013 at home. Services will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Jeff Tolar, and followed by burial in the Faison Cemetery at Faison. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday night, Sept. 18, from 6 until...
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Ruth Shivar Adams Holmes

October 4, 1923 - September 12, 2013

Ruth Shivar Adams Holmes, 89, of the Indian Springs community, Dudley, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Willow Creek Nursing Center in Goldsboro. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive with the Rev. Rick Ringney officiating. Burial will follow at Pineview Cemetery, Seven Springs. The family will receive friends at the...
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Virginia Jones Sanderson

July 20, 1937 - September 8, 2013

Virginia Jones Sanderson 1937 – 2013 Virginia Lee Jones Sanderson, 76, of Mount Olive, went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Virginia was born at home on July 20, 1937 in the small town of Roseboro in Sampson County. She met and married James Sanderson, Jr. of Lenoir County, and had two daughters. They would move their small family north to...
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Kenneth R. "Cuz" Jones

March 11, 1944 - August 31, 2013

Kenneth Ray "Cuz" Jones, 69, of the Scott's Store community, near Mount Olive, died early Saturday morning, August 31, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Cuz was retired from Scott & Jones where he worked from the age of 16 until he was 66 years old. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department, and Word of Faith Church of Kenansville. Funeral services will be held Monday,...
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Barbara Jean Muterspaw Pate

February 24, 1966 - August 29, 2013

Barbara Jean Muterspaw Pate, 47, of East Pine Forest subdivision, Mount Olive, passed away Thursday evening, August 29, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held by the graveside Sunday, September 1, at 2 p.m. at the Pate Cemetery, Summerlin's Crossroads Road, Mount Olive. The Rev. Ronnie Wise will be the officiating minister. Friends and family may call at the funeral...
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Linwood Earl "Tunk" Summerlin

June 21, 1947 - August 20, 2013

Tunk Summerlin June 21, 1947 – Aug. 20, 2013 SEVEN SPRINGS – Linwood Earl "Tunk" Summerlin, 66, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 20, 2013, at Wayne Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Thomas Moore II, and followed by visitation. Burial will be Friday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Summerlin Family Cemetery, Hwy....
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W. Dexter Jackson, Sr.

August 20, 1931 - August 19, 2013

William Dexter Jackson, 81, of 814 Country Club Road, Mount Olive, N.C. passed away suddenly Monday morning, August 19. Services to remember him and his life will be held Wednesday, August 21, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home with burial following at Wayne Memorial Park. HIs family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. this evening, August 20, at the funeral home, and at the home at other...
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Annette Christopher Odom

December 15, 1943 - August 12, 2013

Annette Christopher Odom, 69, of Chapel Hill, passed away Monday, August 12, 2013 at UNC Hospitals. Services will be held Wednesday, August 14 at 1 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive. The Rev. Larry Pittman will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Mrs. Odom, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, was the daughter of the late Anthony and Antiionetta...
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Alice Holloman Price

June 17, 1931 - August 11, 2013

Alice Holloman Price, 82, of Mount Olive, N. C. passed away Sunday morning, August 11, at Kitty Askins Hospice Care Center. A service of remembrance will be held Tuesday, August 12, at 10:00 a.m. by the graveside in Maplewood Cemetery to be officiated by the Rev. Larry Smith and the Rev. Phyllis Vail. Friends and relatives are being received at the residence. Mrs. Price, a long time...
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Kenneth Joseph Holloman, Sr.

October 8, 1929 - August 2, 2013

Kenneth Joseph Holloman, Sr., 83, passed away early Friday morning, August 2, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro. He is survived by two sons; Kenneth J. Holloman, Jr., of Tampa, FL., and Steve R. Holloman and his wife, Ana of Sandy, UT; two brothers, Leonard A. Holloman of Mount Olive, and Edward E. Holloman of Goldsboro; two sisters, Peggy H. Edwards, and Janice H. Martin, both of...
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Deborah Carol "Debbie" Crow

October 31, 1954 - July 31, 2013

Miss Deborah Carol Crow, 58, of Mount Olive, known to most as Debbie, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 31, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Services to remember her and her life will be held Thursday, August 1, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Douglas Bartlett, and followed by visitation. A committal service will be held Friday, August 2, at 11 a.m. at Wayne...
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Audrey Tyndall Smith

November 11, 1927 - July 25, 2013

Audrey Tyndall Smith, 85, of the Pricetown community near Seven Springs, N.C. passed away late Thursday afternoon, July 25, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, surrounded by her family. A service to remember her and her life will be held Saturday, July 27, at 10:00 a.m. by the graveside at Pineview Cemetery, Seven Springs, and will be officiated by the Rev. Doug Johnson and Jimmy Vinson....
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Sylvia Price Creel

April 17, 1937 - July 18, 2013

– Sylvia Jean Price Creel, 76, of Dudley, N.C. passed away early Thursday morning, July 18, 2013, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Services will be held Saturday, July 20, at 3:00 pm at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, officiated by the Rev. Walter Gaskins, and followed by burial in Pineview Cemetery. Visitation will be during the hour before the service. Mrs. Creel...
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Maylon Weeks

September 14, 1936 - July 13, 2013

Maylon McKinley Weeks, 76,long time Mount Olive resident, passed away unexpectedly Saturday night, July 13. Services to remember him and his life will be held Tuesday, July 16, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Doug Bartlett, and followed by visitation. The committal service will be Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. Family and friends are also...
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Paul Smalley

July 11, 2013

Paul Smalley, 77, of Hillsboro Street, Mount Olive, NC died Thursday July 11, 2013, in Atlanta, Ga. The homegoing celebration will take place Saturday July 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 120 E. James St., Mount Olive. Family and friends are welcome to view the body at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Smalley is survived by his wife, Lula Smalley; three children,...
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Ruth Holloman Andrews

February 28, 1927 - July 11, 2013

Ruth Ann Holloman Andrews, 86, died early Thursday morning, July 11, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She is survived by her three daughters; Judy Griebenow of Smithfield, Gloria Henderson and her husband, Warren of Goldsboro, and Donna Albertson and her husband Robert, also of Goldsboro; a sister, Ann Radford of Selma; her twin brothers, Ronald "Wad" Holloman, & Donald "Tom" Holloman...
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Sandra Kelly Whitman

January 21, 1951 - July 4, 2013

Sandra Jean Kelly Whitman, 62, of the Grantham Community, Goldsboro, N.C. passed away at Kitty Askins Hospice Center early Thursday morning, July 4, 2013. A service of remembrance will be held Sunday, July 7, at 3 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Mount Olive, and will be officiated by the Rev. Pete Radford and the Rev. Jason Sherman. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. ...
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Willie Ray Joyner

June 22, 1947 - June 26, 2013

Willie Ray Joyner, 66, of 1672 Crows Foot Road, Mount Olive, passed away Wednesday afternoon,June 26, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Mr.Joyner was born in Wayne County on June 22, 1947 to Nina Carol Britt Joyner and Willie Mintz Joyner. Retired from Mt. Olive Pickle Company following 37 years of service, he was owner and operator of W.R. Joyner Electric until his illness. Ray, a person of...
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Gene "Pete" Lane

December 26, 1939 - June 23, 2013

Gene Parker "Pete" Lane, 73, of Maysville School Road, Mount Olive, NC, died early Sunday morning, June 23, at Vidant Pitt Hospital in Greenville. Services will be held Thursday, June 27, at 7 pm at Tyndall Funeral Home to be officiated by the Rev. Russ Evans and Tommy Lewis. Visitation will immediately follow the service. Committal and entombment will be Friday, June 28, at 11 a.m. at...
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Larry and Betty Bishop

June 18, 2013

MOUNT OLIVE -- Funeral services for Larry and Betty Bishop will be held Friday, June 21, at 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home Mount Olive with the Rev. Paul Rose officiating. Entombment will follow at Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, June 20, from 6 until 8 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Bishop, residents near North Duplin High School, were...
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Joyce Jones Reaves

July 7, 1922 - June 10, 2013

Joyce Jones Reaves passed away Monday, June 10, 2013. Mrs. Reaves, 91, a resident of North Southerland Street in Mount Olive, was a member of First Baptist Church of Mount Olive. Preceded in death by her husband, Clyde R. Reaves; her parents, Willie and Katie Godwin Jones; and a sister, Edna Brogden, she is survived by a son, Clyde R. Reaves Jr. and wife Gail of Dudley; a daughter, Kathryn R....
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Louise Grady Williams

November 10, 1936 - June 8, 2013

Mount Olive – Emma Louise Grady Williams, 76, passed away on Saturday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her six children; Joy W. Pearce and husband Larry, of Goldsboro, Lynn Williams of Mount Olive, and her friend Ernest Wise of Goldsboro, Randall Williams and his wife Rose of Kinston, Larry Williams and his wife Joy of Mount Olive....
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Jean Westbrook Holmes

August 2, 1932 - June 7, 2013

Hilda Jean Westbrook Holmes, 80, of the Indian Springs community, passed away early Friday morning, June 7, at Genesis Health Care & Rehab Center in Mount Olive. She is survived by her son, James Phil Holmes, and his wife Debbie of Mount Olive; her daughter, Eileen Holmes Whitfield, and her husband Roy of Mount Olive; three grandchildren, John A. Whitfield and his wife Emily of Mount Olive, Sara...
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Carrie Strickland Outlaw

June 12, 1926 - June 7, 2013

Carrie Strickland Outlaw, 86, died Friday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. She is survived by her eight children; Lynwood Earl Outlaw, Annie Belle Mumford and her husband, Gary, Patricia Walker and husband Jimmy, Carroll Outlaw and wife Lydia, Rodney Outlaw and wife Cindy, Judy Holland and husband Ralph, Kenneth Outlaw and wife Jean, and Larry T. Outlaw and wife Kathy; she is...
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Hazel Leola Barnett Rackley

May 5, 1921 - June 5, 2013

Hazel Leola Barnett Rackley, 92, of Pinebranch Lane, Dudley, NC died Wednesday morning, June 5, 2013,at Genesis Health Care in Mount Olive. Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Tyndall Funeral Home, with visitation one hour before services. Burial will be Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery. Family and friends also being received at the Jay and Sally Barnett residence,...
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Echo St, John Hager Painter

February 1, 1925 - June 5, 2013

Mrs. Echo St.John Hager Painter, 88, of Mount Olive, N.C. passed away Wednesday morning, June 5, 2013. Death came while she was in the familiar surroundings of home and in the constant care of her family. Born in Pennsylvania, she was one of fourteen children born to her late parents, Edwin Arthur and Lizzie Myers Hager. She had been a Floridian for many years and it was there that she retired...
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