Obituaries in Goldsboro, NC

John Robert Franks

June 22, 2022

John Robert (Bob) Franks, Jr. , of Camellia Drive, passed away at his residence. He was a retired Physician Assistant, a member of Good Shepheard Lutheran Church, past Master of Wayne Masonic Lodge # 112, and Past Certified Lecture of 10th Masonic D...

Charles Adams Gray

June 9, 2022

Charles Adams Gray, 81, Hwy 13 North, passed away Friday at Wayne UNC Health Care. He was a native of Johnston County and the son of the late Alice Bell Stephen Gray and Clem Adams Gray. He is survived by daughter, Ragen Gray Hamane (Jason) of Faye...

Kay J. Cherry

June 5, 2022

Panama City, FL On Sunday, June 5, 2022, Kay J. Cherry, 71, of Panama City, Florida passed away after a final fight with breast cancer. Born on Bastille Day in 1950, she exemplified a life of love for family, friends, and laughter. A farm gir...

Brenda Sue Huddlestlon VanderVoort

May 19, 2022

GOLDSBORO Brenda Sue Huddlestlon Forbus VanderVoort, 71, died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday morning. She was a retired LPN and was preceded in death by her mother, Exie Belle Caldwell Huddlestlon, father, Dewey Anderson Huddleston, husba...

Wilton Russell Bailey

May 15, 2022

Wilton R. Bailey, 76, of Buck Swamp Road, passed away suddenly Sunday at his residence. He was retired from his business Bailey Auto Parts as an automotive parts salesman for eastern North Carolina. A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, May1...

Edna Louise Sharpe Pridgen Turnage

April 21, 2022

Edna Louise Turnage WILSON Edna Louise Sharpe Pridgen Turnage, 90, died Thursday at Countryside Village in Pikeville. She was a native of Wilson and the daughter of the late Kathleen Dickerson Sharpe and Lee Burl Sharpe. She was retired f...

Ella Mae Greene

April 19, 2022

Ella Greene, 88, of East Grand Forks, MN died Thursday, April 19, 2022 a her home. Ella Greene was born October 17, 1932 in Cripple Creek, VA the daughter of Worley and Ollie (Rosenbaum) Wampler. She grew up in Cripple Creek, VA and graduated fr...

Macaria Villeda-Ramirez

March 18, 2022

Macaria Villeda Ramirez, 76, of 1811 Rosewood Road, died at her residence with her family by her side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 12 Noon at Saint Ann Catholic Church, 4057 US 70 Business, Clayton, NC. Committal service will...

Miles Eugene Pope

March 10, 2022

Miles Eugene Pope, 69, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at Wayne UNC Health Care. Eugene was born in Wayne County on April 12, 1952, to the late Miles Gurney Pope and Eleanor Gray Pope. He was a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. He wo...

George Thomas Miller, Jr.

March 6, 2022

George Thomas Miller, Jr., 49, of Pikeville, left March 6, 2022, after a lengthy illness to go to his Heavenly home. Jr. is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Milton & Mary Pearce of Goldsboro, and his paternal grandparents, Jessie & ...

Trena Randolph Taylor

March 1, 2022

Trena Randolph Taylor, 75, passed away Tuesday at her residence after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bobby” L. Taylor, Sr., two stepsons, Robert L. Taylor, Jr. of Archie Lodge and William Russell Taylor of Knightdale, an...

Donald James Baltes

February 15, 2022

Arrangements are being handled by John J. Kaczor Funeral Home in Hamburg, NY...

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David Rickey Worley

February 12, 2022

David Rickey Worley June 22, 1945 – February 12, 2022 Smithfield David Rickey Worley, 76, of 219 Avenue Road entered into his resting place Saturday, February 12th, 2022, at WakeMed Raleigh Campus. Mr. David Rickey Worley attended Crumple...

Jackie O. Robinson

February 8, 2022

Jackie O. Robinson, 82, went to be with the Lord Tuesday at Woodard Care. A graveside service will be held Friday, February 11, 2022, at 1:00 PM at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The Dr. Josh Whitfield will officiate. The family will receive fri...

Sandy Bartley Oliver

February 2, 2022

Sandy Kay Oliver, 70, Courtland Ave, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Wednesday after a battle with cancer. She was the most loving, humble, and unselfish person you would ever meet, always put the needs of other first. She was ...

Joyce Pate Crumpler

January 24, 2022

Joyce Pate Crumpler, 91, of Tommy’s Road passed away Monday at the residence of her daughter, Darlene C. Andrey, Fremont. A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 11 AM at Evergreen Funeral Home, 3888 Hwy 70 West, Goldsboro....

Shawnta Antonio Melvin

January 21, 2022

It is with the saddest regret that we announce the death of Mr. Shawnta Antonio Melvin, resident of Goldsboro, NC, January 21, 2022 at the age of 41. Shawnta A. Melvin was born July 13, 1980 to Danny Lofton and Renita Melvin, both of Goldsboro. He...

Judy Lynn Smith Buchanon

January 20, 2022

Judy Lynn Smith Buchanon passed away Thursday, January 20, at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh with her loving family by her side. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 2 P.M. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Pete Norri...

Sook Jai Im Choi

January 16, 2022

Sook Jai Choi, 92, Tracy Place, died Sunday Funeral, 10:00 AM Wednesday, Evergreen Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the funeral at Evergreen Funeral Home. Committal will follow in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Surviving are her ...

Jack Dixon Smith

January 10, 2022

Jack Dixon Smith, Sr., age 78, passed away on Monday to be welcomed in a grand reunion with his wife of 57 years, Ann Sullivan Smith. Born in Wayne County to the late Relmon Seth-Isaac Smith and Velma Gregory Smith, he lived his entire life in the Ro...

Snow Smith Pate

January 8, 2022

Bertha Snow Smith Pate, 87, Church of God Road died Saturday. Mrs. Pate was a member of Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church along with the Ambassador Sunday School Class and The Alpha Circle. Graveside will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2:00...

Revola Ann Smith Lewis

December 31, 2021

Revola Lewis, 73, entered into rest Friday at Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh. She was a native of Jacksonville, FL and was the daughter of the late Doris Everett Smith and Wesley Smith. Mrs. Lewis is survived by her daughters, Loretta Ann Gal...

James "Jim" Carson Blizzard

December 31, 2021

James Carson Blizzard, 75, entered into rest in the early morning hours of Friday, December 31, 2021, at his home in Lane Tree Golf Community, Goldsboro, NC. Jim was the fourth child of Johnny and Hettie Smith Blizzard of Wayne County, NC. In additio...

Jessica Sillmann Smith

December 2, 2021

Jessica Sillmann Smith, 72, passed away at her residence in Goldsboro. She was a native of Philadelphia, PA and was the daughter of the late Ruth Miller Sillmann and Karl Eckerman Sillmann. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Franklin...

John C. Barber

November 22, 2021

ohn C. Barber April 27, 1965 – November 22, 2021 GOLDSBORO John Cedron Barber, 56, passed away Monday after a short battle with cancer. He was a truck driver for FedEx before his illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Larry D...