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September 19, 2018

Lora Jeanette Gaskins Avery

Lora Jeanette Gaskins Avery

Cove City, North Carolina

COVE CITY - Lora Jeanette Gaskins Avery, 74, went to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ while at home Monday, September 3, 2018, attended by her family. All her adult life she was a member of Core Creek Free Will Baptist Church, where in her younger years she taught a...

Gary A. Baker

Gary A. Baker

New Bern, North Carolina

Gary A. Baker, age 86 and formerly from Lakeview, passed away on August 19th, 2018 at Home Place of New Bern, NC, where he was residing at the time of his death. He was born June 8th, 1932 in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Noel and Dorothy (Hazard) Baker, who preceded him in...

Allen Bradley Coward

Allen Bradley Coward

Vanceboro, North Carolina

Mr. Allen Bradley Coward, 87, died Friday, August 24, 2018. The funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 3:30 PM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel, Vanceboro, officiated by Rev. Kenneth Dixon and Rev. Chris Elks, Jr. Burial will follow in Celestial Memorial Gardens. The...

Virginia Dale Braxton Howes

Virginia Dale Braxton Howes

Lake Murvaul, North Carolina

December 07, 1934 - August 15, 2018 Virginia Howes, 83, passed away on Wednesday morning August 15, 2018 at her home in Lake Murvaul, Texas. Adele, as known by her friends and family, was born on December 07, 1934 in Winterville, North Carolina to the late Robert Bruce Braxton...

Rosemary Lassiter

Rosemary Lassiter

New Bern, North Carolina

Rosemary Lassiter, age 66, of New Bern, North Carolina passed away on Saturday September 1, 2018. Rosemary was born August 11, 1952 in New Bern, NC. She was a member of West New Bern Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mildred Lassiter. She...

Ulysses Milliken Sr.

Ulysses Milliken Sr.

Raleigh, North Carolina

Ulysses "Dink" Milliken Sr., 92, of Raleigh, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Raleigh. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lea Funeral Home Chapel, 2500 Poole Road, Raleigh. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Raleigh. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday prior to the...

Daniel S. Rios

Daniel S. Rios

New Bern, North Carolina

Daniel S. "Buddha" Rios, 35, of New Bern, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Pollock-Best Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Cowell Cemetery in Bayboro. Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pollock-Best Funeral Home. Arrangements...

Janice Alcoke Sanders

Janice Alcoke Sanders

Pollocksville, North Carolina

Janice Alcoke Sanders, 75, of Pollocksville, formerly of Bayboro, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018, at home. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa Cloninger. She is survived by her daughter, Delores Tanner & husband, Johnny; son, William Jenkins Jr.; five...

Mamie Taylor Turner

Mamie Taylor Turner

New Bern, North Carolina

Mamie Taylor Turner, 78, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern. Mamie was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Whitt Turner. She is survived by her sons, Terry Turner and wife, Kim of Pink Hill and Jerry Turner and wife,...

Betsy White Fountain Ward

Betsy White Fountain Ward

New Bern, North Carolina

Betsy White Fountain Ward died on August 25, 2018 following an extended illness at her home at the age of 89. She was born in Fountain, North Carolina November 5, 1928, the daughter of Robert Allen Fountain, Jr. and Mary Bagley Overton Fountain. In 1945, she received her high...

September 18, 2018

James Michael Lockhart

James Michael Lockhart

New Bern, North Carolina

James Michael Lockhart, 26, of Pollocksville, died September 15, 2018. He is predeceased by his father, Michael Lockhart. Surviving is his wife, Rebekah Lockhart; mother, Michelle Dismuke and other father, Zadock Dismuke; brother, Phillip Crabtree; sister, Emily Stevens;...

September 12, 2018

Robert W. Davis

Robert W. Davis

New Bern, North Carolina

Eleanora Jeanette Downs, 93, of New Bern, died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at St. Paul Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the church. Arrangements are by...

Eleanora Jeanette Downs

Eleanora Jeanette Downs

New Bern, North Carolina

Eleanora Jeanette Downs, 93, of New Bern, died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at St. Paul Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the church. Arrangements are by...

Shirley Lee McElhaney (O'Neal)

Shirley Lee McElhaney (O'Neal)

New Bern, North Carolina

Shirley Lee O'Neal McElhaney, age 85, left the physical world Monday, September 10, 2018, to join her beloved husband Matt in heaven. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her children-Stuart, Blair, and Amy. She dealt with her pulmonary fibrosis diagnosis as she did with...

Frank P. Sciara Jr.

Frank P. Sciara Jr.

River Bend, North Carolina

Frank P. Sciara Jr., 88, of River Bend died September 10, 2018. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, a US Army Veteran of Korea, an avid golfer and a member of River Bend Golf and Country Club. Frank also enjoyed painting. He is predeceased by his daughter, Alice F....

Wendy Lockley Strickland

Wendy Lockley Strickland

New Bern, North Carolina

Wendy Lockley Strickland, 80, of New Bern, was promoted to Glory on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. She was a lifetime member of Temple Baptist Church, where she enjoyed serving the Lord. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at Cotten Funeral Home...

September 11, 2018

William John Gould Jr.

William John Gould Jr.

Oriental, North Carolina

Loving husband and father, William John Gould, Jr., 91, of Oriental, NC passed away on September 5, 2018, from a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Lavonne Gould and their four children, Gloria, Michael, Brian and Sheila. He is also survived by his six...

Christopher L. Shaw

Christopher L. Shaw

New Bern, North Carolina

Christopher L. Shaw, 68, of New Bern, died on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Born in Dover, New Jersey, Chris was a loving husband, son, brother, and friend who loved animals and spending time feeding the birds and enjoying nature. He is survived by his wife, Edith Shaw of New...

September 10, 2018

Etta Irene Roberts Williams

Etta Irene Roberts Williams

New Bern, North Carolina

Etta Irene Roberts Williams, 72, 425 Gracie Farms Rd., New Bern, died Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at her home. Family and friends may express condolences at the residence. Viewing hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 28 at Oscar's Mortuary. Her funeral service is 11...

September 7, 2018

Sidney Cecil Dunn Sr.

Sidney Cecil Dunn Sr.

Stantonsburg, North Carolina

STANTONSBURG - Sidney Cecil Dunn Sr., 75, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Funeral service will be conducted Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Upper Black Creek Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Ellis...

DaShawn H. Hill

DaShawn H. Hill

DURHAM, North Carolina

DaShawn H. Hill, 17, of 1104 E. Geer St. Durham, formerly of New Bern, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh. He is survived by his mother, Kimberly Hill. Funeral service will be held noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist...

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