Saturday, October 23, 2021

"Her children will rise up and call her blessed." Mrs. Emma "Faye" West Barber, widow of Charles E. Barber of Greenville, NC, died at home on Thursday morning, October 21, 2021, passing into her eternal rest in the arms of her Heavenly Father. A devoted woman of faith in Jesus Christ, Faye w…

Sammy Gene Hodges, 74, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2021. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 3:30pm in Pinewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-3pm at Smith Funeral Service & Crematory. Sammy, son of the late Samuel and Lucille Paramore Ho…

Duncan Whitehead, 58, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at ARMC. He was husband of 25 years to Dawn Steele Whitehead who survives. Duncan was employed for 31 years with PHE, Inc. His passion was offshore fishing and spending time with his family and friends on the water. Duncan was…

Mrs. Thelma Rollins Jones 88, died on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations, Greenville, NC. Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations, 3205 E. 10th Street, Greenville, NC. Online …

Henry Clifton “Buster” Humphreys, Jr., 92, was accepted into the loving arms of his Lord, Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Cypress Glen Retirement Community. A celebration of Buster’s life will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church. He was born October 12, 192…

Friday, October 22, 2021

After 71 years of wonderfully rich living, Charles Linwood Messerli, Sr. died with a contented heart on Tuesday evening, October 19, 2021. Charles was born to Martha Messerli and Roy Messerli on June 24, 1950 in Pitt County, where he was reared by his grandparents Cleve and Lillie Barfield. …

Lonnie “Lee” Askew, Jr.—a loving husband, devoted father, proud grandfather, true gentleman, and compassionate friend to all—left this Earth to join our Lord and Savior on October 20, 2021, surrounded by his loving wife, son, and mother in hospice. He was 69. Lee was a man of great character…

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Mr. Jaison Rashad Jackson, 37, died Friday, October 8, 2021. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00pm on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. Peter's Missionary Baptist Church, Greenville, NC. Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations, 3205 E. 10th Street, Greenville, NC. Online c…

Ms. Peggy Ann Ross, 68, died Friday, October 15, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at St. John Missionary Baptist Church Soul-Saving Center, Stokes, NC. A public viewing will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangeme…

Mr. Billie Davie Mason, 76, died Monday, October 18, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations Chapel, Williamston, NC. A public viewing will be held one hour prior to the service in the chapel. Arrangem…

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Miss Jennie Gray Leary, was born on October 4, 1929 and passed away on October 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Mamie Mae Leary, as well as her eight brothers, Ervin, Levi, James, Thomas, Russell, Hymaus, Bobby, and Jonah Leary. She was also preceded in death by…

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Shirley Woolard Jackson, 78, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, October 16, 2021. She was born October 31, 1942 to the late Preston and Hettie Rae Woolard in the Pactolus Community of Greenville, NC. There is where she lived with her husband of 47 years, Jerry Dean Jackson. Plea…

Ronald “Ron” Ephriam Webb, age 74, passed away on October 15th, 2021 after a short battle with COVID. Ron’s loves were his family, music, dancing (particularly shagging), Duke basketball, and Harley Davidson motorcycles. He was preceded in death by his parents, father, Wiley E. Webb Jr. and …

Bernard Eugene Williford, Jr., 56 of Arborvitae Drive, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City. Bernie was born on April 21, 1965, in Wake County to Dorothy Louise Clark and the late Bernard Eugene Williford. He was baptized as a youth at St. Chr…

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Takeru Ito (May 10, 1928 - September 29, 2021). Born in Tokyo, Japan. PhD in biochemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. Married to Lois Colleen Johnson from 1959 until her death in 2012. Professor of biology at East Carolina University from 1967 – 1993. Survived by daughters, …

Barbara Dail Matthews, 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, October 20th , at 2pm in Bethel Cemetery. For the safety of all, the family requests face masks be worn by attendees to the service. Mrs. Matthews, a native of Pitt County, was the…

Christopher Fred Hall Carman, 51, of Greenville, NC passed away peacefully on October 7, 2021 with grace and strength after a courageous battle with ALS. He was preceded in death by his father, James Carman and Stepfather, Wesley Smith. He is survived by his wife Catherine Carattini Carman, …

Darlene Rowe, 73, of Culpeper, VA, formally of Greenville, NC, died Monday, October 11, 2021. Darlene was born April 14, 1948, in Warrenton, VA to the late Neta (Robinson) and Wilbur Mills, Sr. She retired from the telephone company having worked for C & P, Bell Atlantic and Verizon. Upo…

Mr. Billy Wayne Barwick, 72, of Grifton, passed away on October 10, 2021. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday October 17, 2021 at 2:00pm at Farmer Funeral Service. The family will greet friends after the service. Billy was born in Lenoir Co., NC to Robert and Hilda Grey Barwick on Febr…

Mary Rabil Saieed, the sunshine of our lives, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, with all the same beauty and grace that she brought into this world 88 years ago. A mass of Resurrection will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM at St. Peter Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memori…

Friday, October 22, 2021

SNOW HILL - Sheila Harris, 58, died on Monday, October 18, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 1 pm, at Maury Chapel FWB Church. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Arrangements by Hornes Funeral Home, Farmville. Masks required and social distancing observed.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

GREENVILLE - Carl Allen Basham, 49, died on Octobr 14, 2021. A private service will be held. Arrangements by B.G. Barrett Funeral Home.

GREENVILLE - Marvin E. Phillips, 80, died on October 17, 2021. Graveside service Saturday at 1 pm, at Curtis Family Cemetery, Vanceboro. Viewing Friday from 5-7pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by B.G. Barrett Funeral Home.

AYDEN - Myra Lee Burney Braxton, 86, died on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 11 am, at Zion Chapel FWB Church. Viewing Friday from 2-6pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by Don Brown Funeral Home.

GREENVILLE - Peggy Rose Fleming, 90, died on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Graveside service Friday at 11 am, at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation following the service at the cemetery. Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory.

GREENVILLE - David Purvis, 58, died on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Arrangements by Blake Phillips Funeral Services.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

GREENVILLE - Steven Daniel Elliott, 56, died on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 11 am, at Pope John Paul II High School. Visitation 7-9 pm Friday at the school. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Service & Crematory.

SOUTHERN PINES - Therese (Terri) Gilda Polard Lawler, 86, died on Sunday, October 17, 2021. Celebration of life Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 11 am at St. Peter Catholic Church. Visitation one hour prior to service in the Spiritual Life Center. Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & C…

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

SNOW HILL - Bennie Bruce Newton Sr, 87, died on Thursday, October 14th, 2021. Funeral Tuesday at 1 pm, at Hornes Funeral Home. Visitation one hour prior to services, at the funeral home. Masks required and social distancing observed.

Friday, October 15, 2021

AYDEN - Willy Charles Pogue, 86, died on Monday October 11, 2021. Graveside service Friday at 3:30 pm, at Evergreen Memorial Estates. Arrangements by Farmer Funeral Service.

BEAR GRASS - George Leslie Ayers, 72, died on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Celebration of Life Sunday at 6 pm, at Christian Chapel Church of Christ. Visitation following the service in the fellowship hall. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Service & Crematory.

AYDEN - Johnkista D. Cox, 45, died on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 1 pm, at New Deliverance Church of Christ. Viewing one hour prior to service at the church. Arrangements by Phillips Brothers & Anderson Memorial Mortuary.

WENDELL - Vonne Hyman, 42, died on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Memorial Service Saturday at 3 pm, at Phillips Brothers & Anderson Memorial Chapel.

GREENVILLE, NC - Jamie Rochelle Carmon, 36, died on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Funeral Friday at noon, at Mt. Calvary FWB Church. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Arrangements by Hornes Funeral Home. Masks required and social distancing observed.

FARMVILLE - Clarence Barnes, Jr., 65, died on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Funeral Saturday at noon, at Hornes Funeral Home. Visitation one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Masks required and social distancing observed.

GREENVILLE - Abdul Rahman Muhammad, 62, died on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Arrangements by Blake Phillips Funeral Services.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

GREENVILLE - James Collins Barnes, 88, died on Friday October 8, 2021. Funeral Saturday at noon, at Mount Moriah Community Church, Farmville. Viewing one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements by Don Brown Funeral Home, Ayden.

GRIFTON - Kenneth Earl Overton, 40, died on Friday October 8, 2021. Funeral Sunday at 3 pm, at Don Brown Funeral Home, Ayden. Viewing one hour before the service at the funeral home.

GREENVILLE - Shelia Geneva Barrett, 51, died on Friday October 8, 2021. Funeral Saturday at noon, at Mount Calvary FWB Church. Viewing one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements by Don Brown Funeral Home.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

AYDEN - Willy Charles Pogue, 86, died on Monday October 11, 2021. Graveside service Saturday at 3:30 pm, at Evergreen Memorial Estates. Arrangements by Farmer Funeral Service.