Obituaries

Essie Woodard Smith

July 29, 2021

Essie Woodard Smith, 92, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2021.  She was born to the late Estella Wilkins Woodard and William David Woodard on July 11, 1929, the second of nine children, and was a lifelong resident of Wayne County. Essie graduat...

Hilda Radford Worley

July 19, 2021

Hilda Radford Worley, 81, 1768 Old Hinton Road, passed away peacefully Monday with her family by her side. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 22, 2021 in the visitation room of Evergreen Funeral Home followed b...

Dorothy W Mozingo Munden

July 7, 2021

Virginia Beach, VA Dorothy Washington Mozingo Munden, 87, passed away Wednesday. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 1 PM at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, 3888 Hwy 70 W, Goldsboro, NC. The family will receive friends following...

Margaret Frances Hodson Phelps

July 2, 2021

Margaret Frances Hodson Phelps of Morehead City, North Carolina, born in Ithaca, New York, passed away on July 2, 2021 at the age of 88. Margaret was proud of her Scottish heritage, hailing as only a second generation American. Her maternal grandpar...

Betty Ann Gurganus Reinhard

June 12, 2021

Betty Ann Gurganus Reinhard, 64, died Saturday at UNC Rex Healthcare. She was a retired beautician.  She is survived by her husband, Jeffery W. Reinhard; son, Richard Gurley & wife, Dixie of Grantham; daughters, Staci Nicole Olmstead & husb...

McKinley Gibbs Walker

May 14, 2021

McKinley G. Walker, Jr. 63, passed away on Friday May 14, 2021.Surviving is his children, Scout Walker of Goldsboro and McKinley Walker of Ohio and Jessica Walker Lutz of Belmont....

Sammy Wayne Crocker

May 10, 2021

Sammy W. Crocker, 69, 454 Pinkney Road passed away Monday at his residence with his family by his side. He was a Grocery Supervisor for SouthCo Wholesale for a number of years. He attended Anchored in Christ Church. He was preceded in death by his p...

Linda Hyde Little

May 8, 2021

Linda Loretta Hyde Little, 72, of Pikeville, passed away Saturday at UNC Rex Healthcare. She is survived by two daughters, Amy L. Bowen and husband, Mark, and Mary Kim Little, both of Pikeville; four grandchildren, Jami Parker, Jake Parker, Ashley P...

James Dwight Creech

April 29, 2021

James Dwight Creech, 43, of Goldsboro, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Wayne UNC Healthcare.He is survived by his mother, Barbara Creech of the home, and his grandmother, Annie Barnes of Fremont. Dwight was preceded in death by...

Sandra Tucker Franks

April 9, 2021

Sandra Tucker Franks, 68, of Camellia Drive passed away at her residence. She was a retired Registered Nurse and a member of St. Francis Episcopal Church.She is survived by her husband, John R. Franks; daughter, Erin Smith and husband, Michael of...

Cedric Earl Sullivan

April 7, 2021

Cedric E. Sullivan, 91, Riverbend Road died Saturday at Wayne UNC HealthcareA private service will be Monday at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Daniel Lancaster will officiate.Surviving is his wife, Dedamae Johnson Sullivan, daughters, ...

Genevieve Bond Stout

March 29, 2021

Genevieve Bond Stout, 93, of Brightleaf Road passed away peacefully Monday.A funeral service will be held 11 A M Saturday at Evergreen Funeral Home with Reverend Charlie Asby officiating. The committal will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.The fa...

Claudia Saratowski Bruce

March 4, 2021

Claudia Ann Saratowski Bruce, age 76, of Goldsboro, NC went to be with her Heavenly Father on March 4, 2021. Claudia was born in Morehead City, NC on September 30, 1944. She was a faithful member of Faith Free Will Baptist Church and a dedicated teac...

Evangeline Bunn Davis

February 18, 2021

Evangeline B. Davis, 89, it is with tender hands of compassion and genuine hearts of love that her family was with her until her peaceful transition on Thursday.Mrs. Davis retired with 49 years of service to her community as a note teller with th...

Ruth Bogue Davis

January 29, 2021

Ruth Bogue Davis, 99, formally of Pikeville died Friday.Graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 2 at 1:00 PM at Wayne Memorial Park, 2925 Hwy 117 South, Dudley. The Rev. Rose Hicks will officiate.Mask and social distancing are requi...

Teresa Hill Horne

January 16, 2021

Teresa Hill Horne, 68, 1690 N. Hwy 581 died Saturday at her residence.Funeral service, Wednesday at 2:00 PM at Elmwood Cemetery, Fremont. There will be a time of sharing with the family following the service.Surviving is her son Ashley Wayne ...

Gale Gurley Dail

January 15, 2021

Gale Gurley Dail, 71, died Friday at Eagle’s Pointe Assisted Living after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.Surviving is her husband, Bobby Dail; daughters, Wendy Lockwood (Bryan) of Raleigh and Michelle Best (Brian) of Pikeville; a brot...

Dr. Thomas R Morris

January 12, 2021

Dr. Thomas Redin Morris, Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Army Retired, was born September 17, 1930 and died January 12, 2021 in Wilmington, NC where he made his home for over 60 years. He succumbed from a battle with cancer for more than 20 years.Dr. M...

Kenneth Michael Garrison

January 9, 2021

Kenneth M. Garrison, 62, died Saturday at Select Specialty Hospital - Durham.A graveside service will be held on Friday at 3:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, with Dr. Josh Whitfield Officiating.The family will receive friends at Evergree...

William Craig James

January 3, 2021

William Craig James (formerly of Goldsboro) passed away January 03, 2021 at Pikes-Peak Hospice & Palliative Care Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado. William Craig was involved in a pedestrian/vehicle accident in which he received irreversible b...