Sunday, May 09, 2021

Nancy Witherington Wingate, 58, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The funeral service will be conducted Monday at 2pm at Freedom Baptist Church, Ayden. Burial will follow in Ayden Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Na…

Ivor Phillips Coles, 101, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 12 PM in the Farmer Funeral Chapel in Ayden. Burial will follow in Ayden Cemetery. Ivor was born on April 28, 1920 in Grifton, where she lived all of her life. She was th…

Mr. Elbert Gardner 55, died Tuesday, May 4, 2021. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations Chapel, Greenville, NC. A public viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home…

Friday, May 07, 2021

Curtis R. Worthington, 84, son of the late Lester and Juanita Worthington, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021. A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday at 2 PM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Jeff Manning. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will r…

Vance Barrett “Barry” Stanley, 49, of Ayden went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Street Stanley. Barry was a loving husband of 22 years and wonderful father, son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle…

With profound sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Leslie Morales (Leach) on May 4,2021. She was 51 years old. After a long battle with cancer, she left us while sleeping peacefully in her home. Leslie was born to the late Joanne Leach (Whiting) and Jack Warren. Leslie was the belo…

Mary Louise Crisp Pearce, 90, of Fayetteville, Georgia, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. She was born on December 4, 1930, in Beaufort County, North Carolina, to the late Burley Evan Crisp and Bessie Jackson Crisp. Raised in Robersonville, she married her late hus…

Thursday, May 06, 2021
Wednesday, May 05, 2021

John Haugen Rose, born on March 3, 1972, died peacefully in his sleep on April 23, 2021. John was educated at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics where he forged a number of friendships that he cherished all his life. He earned degrees at the University of North Carolina at …

Gregory “Greg” Thomas Hargett, 61, of Harkers Island, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Carteret Health Care. There will be an outdoor celebration of his life, including military honors, at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 113 Hamilton Lane on Harkers Island. Dress is casual. Friends…

Allen H. Johnson, age 74, of Grimesland, NC passed away unexpectedly on the morning of May 2, 2021 at Vidant Hospital in Greenville. A “Celebration of Life” service will be held Thursday at 5:30 PM in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel in Greenville, North Carolina. The family will receive friends…

Christopher Blake Smith, Sr., 57, a beloved husband, father, son, friend and Tar Heel, entered his heavenly home Saturday, May 1, 2021. Chris was the thread that wove together a large, loving family and friends who he felt were family. Chris was married to the love of his life, Ann McRae Smi…

Ms. Delia Louise Williams, 67, died Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations Chapel, Greenville, NC. A public viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Congleton Fun…

Joshua Allen Smith, 37, passed away on May 2nd, 2021 in Ayden, North Carolina. Joshua was born in Goldsboro on September 16, 1983 to John Calvin Smith Jr. and Diane Casper Smith. Joshua had the ability to light up a room with contagious laughter. His sense of humor was like none other. It’s …

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Annette Warren Watson MacRae passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021. A private graveside service will be held in the Whitehurst-Lloyd Family cemetery. Annette, of Bethel, was born on September 9, 1929 in Washington, NC. She was the daughter of the late George and Jennie Lloyd Watson. She live…

Mr. Norman Francis Little, 99, died Friday, April 30, 2021. The funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 11:30 AM at The Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Brad Smith officiating. A private family committal will be held in Pinewood Memorial Park, with military honors. The family will rece…

Sunday, May 09, 2021

AYDEN - Yvonne Bryant, 60, died on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Funeral was held on Saturday at 3 pm, at funeral home. Arrangements by Don Brown Funeral Home.

VANCEBORO - Roberta Thigpen Chapman, 99, died on Wednesday May 5, 2021. Funeral Wednesday at 1 pm, at Holy Trinity United Holy Church of America, Grifton. Viewing Tuesday from 2-6pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by Don Brown Funeral Home.

BETHEL NC - Shirley Staton, 71, died on Friday, May 7, 2021. Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations, Greenville.

GREENVILLE - Clifton Barrett, 70, died on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations.

Friday, May 07, 2021

GREENVILLE - Nancy Witherington Wingate, 58, died on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Funeral Monday at 2pm, at Freedom Baptist Church, Ayden. Visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Service & Crematory.

Thursday, May 06, 2021

WINTERVILLE - Vanessa Shante Penuel, died on April 30, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 11 am, at St. Luke Free Will Baptist Church. Visitation Friday from 5pm to 8pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by Heavenly Arms Family Mortuary & Cremation Services, Farmville.

EDWARD - William Earl Armstead, died on May 2, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 4 pm, at Boyd Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 5 pm to 8 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by Heavenly Arms Family Mortuary & Cremation Services, Washington .

FARMVILLE - Lonnie Earl Hopkins, died on April 30, 2021. Funeral Sunday at 2pm, at Carmon, Garris, Gorham, & Harper Memorial Chapel. Visitation Saturday from 5-8pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by Heavenly Arms Family Mortuary & Cremation Services, Farmville.

AYDEN - Catherine Phillips Blount, 84, died on Thursday April 29, 2021. Funeral Saturday at noon, at Zion Chapel FWB Church. Viewing 2-6 pm Friday at Don Brown Funeral Home. Masks required and social distancing observed.

AYDEN - Yvonne Bryant, 60, died on Saturday May 1, 2021. Funeral Saturday at 3 pm, at Don Brown Funeral Home. Viewing one hour prior to service at funeral home. Masks required and social distancing observed.

BETHEL - Elbert Gardner, 55, died on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations.

GREENVILLE - Margaret Knipp, 89, died on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.Arrangements by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations.

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

GREENVILLE - Dr. Hamid Hadi, 83, died on April 25, 2021. Funeral was held on Friday in San Antonio, Texas.

WASHINGTON - John "Johnny" Moore, Sr., 63, died on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Graveside service Saturday at 11 am, at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington. Visitation following the service at the cemetery. Arrangements by Paul Funeral Home & Crematory.

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

ROBERSONVILLE - Crystal Ebron, 38, died on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Arrangements by by Congleton Funeral Home and Cremations, Williamston.

GRIFTON - Mary Smith Harris, died on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Arrangements by Farmer Funeral Service, Ayden.

Sunday, May 02, 2021

GREENVILLE - Janice Peele, died on April 25, 2021. Funeral Sunday at 2 pm, at Divine Praise Ministry, Washington. Arrangements by Heavenly Arms Family Mortuary & Cremation Services, Washington. Masks are required to attend.

GREENVILLE - Sheila King Clemons, 61, died on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Arrangements by Blake Phillips Funeral Services.

PLYMOUTH - Leatha Mae Langely, 92, died on Friday, April 30, 2021. Arrangements by Blake Phillips Funeral Services.

GREENVILLE - Michael Alver Bowen, 60, died on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Memorial service Sunday at 3 pm, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory.