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December 11, 2017

December 10, 2017

Rhylee Elmore Fielding

Rhylee Elmore Fielding

Mooresville, NC

MOORESVILLE - Rhylee Elmore Fielding, 48, of Mooresville, N.C. was welcomed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was born on September 17, 1969 in Elizabeth City to Glenda Barwick Elmore and William Elwood Elmore. Rhylee was a...

December 9, 2017

Brenda Reece Bell

Brenda Reece Bell

Jacksonville, NC

JACKSONVILLE - Brenda Reece Bell, 54, of Jacksonville went home to our Lord and Savior December 6, 2017, surrounded by the family that loves her at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Brenda was a very giving and loving person. She would always help anyone she could. She loved to dance...

Trude Aas Williams

Trude Aas Williams

Kinston, NC

KINSTON - Trude Aas Williams, 61, of Kinston, passed away with family by her side at the UNC Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. She was born on May 8, 1956 in Bergen, Norway to Odd and Åsta Aas. She is preceded in death by her parents Odd and Åsta Aas. At the age...

December 7, 2017

Joyce Andrews Fountain

Joyce Andrews Fountain

CHINQUAPIN, NC

CHINQUAPIN - Joyce Andrews Fountain, 87, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at home. The funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 followed by visitation at the Bethlehem Original Free Will Baptist Church in Chinquapin. Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Brown...

Albert Alton Smith

Albert Alton Smith

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Albert Alton Smith, 87, of Kinston, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held at Rivermont Baptist Church, 2478 US-258, Kinston, NC, at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 8 with Pastor Ronnie Davis officiating. Burial...

Joyce H. Taylor

Joyce H. Taylor

WALSTONBURG, NC

WALSTONBURG - Mrs. Joyce Holloman Taylor, 77, died Tuesday afternoon, December 5, 2017. A native of Greene County, she was born June 22, 1940, the daughter of Leslie Earl and Josephine Roberson Holloman. Joyce had retired from the Greene County Schools where she worked in food...

Willis "Willie" Williams

Willis "Willie" Williams

STANTONSBURG, NC

STANTONBURG - Willis "Willie" Williams, 60, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at S. Connor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Zachariah AME Zion Church Cemetery, Walstonburg. Arrangements are by S. Connor...

December 6, 2017

Mary Frances Moore

Mary Frances Moore

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Mary Thomas Moore, 87, passed away peacefully at home on December 4, 2017. Mary was born July 7, 1930, to the late John and Annie Thomas of Greene County. In addition to her parents, Mary's sister Shirley Thomas Stoddard preceded her in death. A Christian all her...

Diane Pate Townsend

Diane Pate Townsend

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Diane Pate Townsend, 53, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at UNC Lenoir Health Care. The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Howard-Carter Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at Westview Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the...

Harrison Paul Turner

Harrison Paul Turner

SNOW HILL, NC

SNOW HILL - Harrison Paul Turner, 8 years old, of 109 NW Fourth Street passed away Monday, December 4, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Harrison was a 2nd grader at West Greene Elementary School and was a member of the Royal Rangers at Kinston First PH Church. He...

December 5, 2017

William F. Andrews

William F. Andrews

MOUNT OLIVE, NC

May 23, 1934 November 26 2017 MOUNT OLIVE - William F. "Bill" Andrews, 83, of the Scott's Store community, Mount Olive passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017, at the N.C. State Veterans Home in Kinston surrounded by his loving family. He retired as sergeant first class with...

Helen Butner Bame

Helen Butner Bame

GOLDSBORO, NC

GOLDSBORO - Helen Butner Bame, 96, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017, at her home in Goldsboro. Gravesides services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2017 at Pikeville Cemetery. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. "Bob" Bame Sr. and son, Robert...

Shirley Taylor Carter

Shirley Taylor Carter

BEULAVILLE, NC

BEULAVILLE - Shirley Taylor Carter, 74, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville. The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, followed by visitation at Community Funeral Home, Beulaville. Graveside services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at...

Joey Marsha Ferguson

Joey Marsha Ferguson

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Joey Marsha Ferguson age 56, of Kinston passed away on December 2, 2017, at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C. She was born on November 25, 1961, to the late Jack and Claudine Outlaw of Hertford County. Joey spent a huge part of her life working at...

Betty Lynn Oakes

Betty Lynn Oakes

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Betty Lynn Oakes, of Kinston, passed away on Friday, December 1 at the age of 61. She was a loving mother who took care of many more than just her daughter. She kept a strong will throughout her battle with cancer. She never lost her love for others, for life and for...

Evelyn Griffin Scott

Evelyn Griffin Scott

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Evelyn Griffin Scott our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away peacefully, December 1, 2017. Born to Willie and Hannah Griffin on May 21, 1917 she was raised outside of Trenton, NC where she discovered and wed the love of her life, Ralph Scott....

Polly Ann Taylor Tyndall

Polly Ann Taylor Tyndall

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Polly Ann Taylor Tyndall, 84, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017, at her home. Polly was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett Tyndall. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from the chapel of Garner Funeral Home with Dr. K....

December 1, 2017

Sherman Lee Johnson Sr.

Sherman Lee Johnson Sr.

TAMPA, FL

TAMPA, FL - Sherman Lee Johnson Sr., 57, of 11302 Georgetown Circle, formerly of Kinston, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at home. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. Visitation will be Saturday at Blount and Curry...

Jerry Earl Shackleford

Jerry Earl Shackleford

GRIFTON, NC

GRIFTON - Jerry Earl Shackleford, 51, of 2433 Cameron Langston Road, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at UNC Lenoir Health Care. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Heath Chapel Abundant Life Ministries. Burial will follow in Mills Memorial Gardens. Visitation...

Titus Swinson

Titus Swinson

WALLACE, NC

WALLACE - Titus Swinson, 79, died Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at home. Funeral services were held Thursday at Community Funeral Home, Beulaville. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec.1 at the Jobe Swinson Family Cemetery in Wallace. Survivors include his wife, Louise...

November 30, 2017

Sylvester "Wesley" Koonce

Sylvester "Wesley" Koonce

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Sylvester "Wesley" Koonce, 89, of 907 Cunningham Road, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at Signature Healthcare of Kinston. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Peter Church of Christ. Interment will follow in Pinelawn Memorial Park. Viewing will be...

Homer Ray Lanier

Homer Ray Lanier

KINSTON, NC

KINSTON - Homer Lanier, 80, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side. Homer fought a courageous two year battle with cancer before the Lord called him home. He was a member of Tanglewood Church and served in the Army National...

Mamie Shoaf Lanning

Mamie Shoaf Lanning

LEXINGTON, NC

LEXINGTON - Mrs. Mamie Lee Shoaf Lanning, 96, of Old Salisbury Road, died Tuesday, November 28 at Lexington Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 2 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Bruce Morasco. Burial will follow in the...

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