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Thomas Yelverton

Thomas-Yelverton at Evergreen Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations serves families of all faiths in Wilson, North Carolina. We are conveniently located on Nash Street—the community's main thoroughfare. We are Wilson's only funeral home and cemetery combination, which means all arrangements can be planned from one location. The caring staff of Thomas-Yelverton at Evergreen is always on hand to offer assistance and answer any questions you may have. At Thomas-Yelverton at Evergreen Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. For those who wish to plan their arrangements in advance, Thomas-Yelverton at Evergreen offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. THOMAS-YELVERTON FUNERAL HOME Our professional staff members welcome you to the warm and friendly atmosphere of Thomas-Yelverton's funeral home. We're here to listen and provide options to meet your needs. Whether you prefer cremation with a small family gathering, or would like a large traditional funeral, you can trust us to assist you in planning and honoring your final wishes. Established in 1920, the Thomas-Yelverton funeral home is a beautiful facility with two large visitation rooms and a lovely chapel that comfortably seats 225 guests. The funeral home is located adjacent to Evergreen Memorial Park, which not only means added convenience and simplicity when planning final arrangements, but lower costs as well. EVERGREEN MEMORIAL PARK The beautiful Evergreen Memorial Park was founded in 1951 and features the only community mausoleum complex in the area. A wide range of burial options is available from traditional ground burial to private family mausoleums. A variety of columbariums and several other options for those who choose cremation are available as well. Guests to Evergreen Memorial Park are comforted by the cemetery's striking chime tower. The spacious cemetery encompasses more than 30 acres and well-manicured landscaping. The memorial park is enhanced by many individual gardens and unique features that can be found throughout the area. Evergreen is a perpetual care cemetery, which means the lawns will be maintained and protected for generations.


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Horace W. Finch

July 28, 1923 - February 5, 2016

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Marie Tomlinson

August 10, 1923 - February 5, 2016

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Marie Tomlinson

August 10, 1923 - February 5, 2016

MARIE W. TOMLINSONMarie W. Tomlinson, 92, of Wilson passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Born in Wilson County, August 10, 1923, she had attended school at Rock Ridge, Elon College, and UNCG and had been employed as a schoolteacher until her retirement.She is survived by her daughter, Jane Marie Tomlinson; her grandson, Bert Francis Dooley; her nieces and nephews, Carol and Gerald Summerlin,...
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Tessie W. Jones

March 13, 1925 - February 4, 2016

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Tessie W. JONES

March 13, 1925 - February 4, 2016

TESSIE BOYKIN JONESTessie Walston Boykin Jones, 90, of Wilson, went home to the Lord on Thursday, February 4, 2016.She was a dedicated retiree of BB&T and was a Gray Lady at the Wilson Medical Center. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who served as an inspiration to her family and friends. She had a passion for flowers and gardening and a deep devotion to the Wilson Primitive Baptist...
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Jesse Parker Tyndall

January 9, 1925 - February 3, 2016

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James Preston Harrell, Jr.

October 8, 1942 - February 2, 2016

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James Ronald Varnell

December 10, 1962 - February 2, 2016

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John Clayton Williams

December 9, 1956 - January 30, 2016

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Johnny R. May

September 6, 1961 - January 30, 2016

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Stephen Randall Keen

July 14, 1962 - January 28, 2016

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Beatrice Smitherman

November 12, 1920 - January 26, 2016

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Daniel Andrew Jordan, Jr.

December 7, 1924 - January 26, 2016

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Jimmy Thomas Sasser

May 18, 1951 - January 22, 2016

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Virginia Hill Sidelinger

March 9, 1929 - January 21, 2016

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Kathleen Pipkin

September 26, 1941 - January 18, 2016

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Don Pipkin

May 23, 1936 - January 17, 2016

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Charlene S. Jenkins

August 23, 1927 - January 16, 2016

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Brenda L. Jackson

June 29, 1948 - January 14, 2016

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Ottilia Wahl

April 26, 1928 - January 13, 2016

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Kevin Ray Walston

April 8, 1981 - January 10, 2016

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Melissa Dawn Whitley

October 5, 1976 - January 8, 2016

MELISSA DAWN WHITLEYOctober 5, 1976 ~ January 8, 2016 Melissa Dawn Whitley, 39, of Stantonsburg, was called to Heaven Friday, January 8, 2016. Melissa is survived by her parents, John Sr. and Fran Whitley, her children Justin Whitley and Alexus Grimes, her sisters Michelle Whitley and Bonnie Armistead, her brothers John Whitley Jr. and Patrick Whitaker, her dogs Maxx and Remington, and numerous...
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Ronnie Gray Williams

March 13, 1952 - January 3, 2016

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Ronnie Gray Williams

March 13, 1952 - January 3, 2016

RONNIE GRAY WILLIAMSRonnie Gray Williams, 63, of Wilson, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2016.Ronnie was born in Wilson County, March 13, 1952, a son of the late George W. and Dillie Williford Williams and was a lifelong resident. He had been a driver for Wilson Packing Co. and had worked as a CNA.He leaves his sisters, Brenda Woodruff and her husband Johnny of Wilson, Faye Gordon and her husband...
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Dillon Eli Lamm

September 8, 1930 - January 1, 2016

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Dillon Eli Lamm

September 8, 1930 - January 1, 2016

Dillon Eli Lamm, 85, beloved husband of 63 years of Elgie Tedder Lamm, passed away on Friday, January 1, 2016.Dillon was born in Wilson County, September 8, 1930, a son of the late Jonathan and Maude Holland Lamm and had worked as a lineman for Wilson Electric for 33 years until his retirement. He had served his country in the U.S. Army as a corpsman during the Korean War.Besides his wife Elgie,...
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Millard O. WINSTEAD

October 10, 1937 - December 29, 2015

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Carrie E. ELLIS

December 27, 2015

CARRIE E. ELLISA lifelong believer, Jesus Christ was Carrie’s first love. During her 99 years, she has fought the good fight and has kept the faith which has sustained her throughout her life. Now, her race is finished.As a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she nurtured, provided, counseled, and prayed without ceasing for her husband, children, grandchildren, great...
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Joyce W. Gardner

August 28, 1936 - December 24, 2015

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Estelle Taylor Goff

October 22, 1924 - December 17, 2015

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Mary Warbritton Joyner

October 5, 1932 - December 13, 2015

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Betty Kyles Lynch

January 8, 1946 - December 8, 2015

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Joann Langston

December 11, 1950 - December 8, 2015

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Helen M. Batchelor

May 27, 1948 - December 6, 2015

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Edith L. Richardson

March 22, 1930 - November 30, 2015

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Wayne B. Beamon

September 7, 1927 - November 30, 2015

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Robert Lee Bass

November 8, 1930 - November 23, 2015

ROBERT LEE BASSRobert Lee Bass, 85, husband of the late Margaret Robbins Bass, of Chesapeake, VA, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 in Virginia.Born in Wilson, November 8, 1930, a son of the late John J. and Susan J. Batts Bass, he had been a Wilson County resident until moving to Virginia a short time ago. He had been employed as a grocery store merchant until his retirement.He is...
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Charles Marvin Landing

April 13, 1931 - November 21, 2015

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Armando Louis Amanini

October 17, 1955 - November 14, 2015

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Armando Louis Amanini

October 17, 1955 - November 14, 2015

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Armando Louis Amanini

October 17, 1955 - November 14, 2015

LOUIS AMANINILouis Amanini, 60, of Elm City, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 14, 2015 in his home.Born in the Bronx, NY, October 17, 1955, a son of the late Armando and Lucia Ann Torelli Amanini, he was a longtime area resident. He had attended Atlantic Christian and East Carolina University and was a graduate of Wilson Tech with his degree in Nursing. He had worked as a Registered...
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Gary Lee Batts

December 2, 1952 - November 12, 2015

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Hubert Bailey

July 20, 1928 - November 10, 2015

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Oke Borg

February 1, 1920 - November 7, 2015

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Oke Borg

February 1, 1920 - November 7, 2015

OKE FRITZ BORGOke Fritz Borg, 95, beloved husband of 69 years of Leticia Collazo Borg, of Wilson, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015.Born in Ystad, Sweden, February 1, 1920, a son of the late Fritz and Elvira Westerberg Borg, he had lived in Long Island, NY and Florida before moving to Wilson. He was a sheet metal worker in New York and his last job before retirement was the roofs of the...
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Roxie Webb Harrell

December 22, 1920 - November 4, 2015

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LeAnne Millard

December 9, 2014 - November 2, 2015

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Yvonne H. SWORDS

February 4, 1935 - October 27, 2015

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Larry Speight

May 1, 1935 - October 21, 2015

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Larry Speight

May 1, 1935 - October 21, 2015

LARRY RAY SPEIGHTLarry Ray Speight, 80, beloved husband of 60 years of Elizabeth Ann Walston Speight, of Elm City, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Wilson County, May 1, 1935, a son of the late J.C. and Martha Mildred Speight, he worked in the floor covering business until his retirement. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard. Larry was...
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Robert Dzielak

July 8, 1948 - October 14, 2015

ROBERT C. DZIELAKRobert C. Dzielak, 67, beloved husband of Linda Kaufhold Dzielak, of Wilson formerly of New Jersey, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at the Wilson Medical Center.Born in New Brunswick, NY, a son of the late Alexander and Frances Gomolka Dzielak, he had lived in New Jersey before moving to Wilson five years ago. He had been employed as a truck driver and warehouse worker...
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Nell Wallace Mosley

June 16, 1920 - October 13, 2015

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Frankie Galloway

August 2, 1942 - October 8, 2015

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Thomas Eugene Whitfield

May 3, 1934 - October 6, 2015

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Paggy Lou Edwards Eason

September 10, 1936 - October 2, 2015

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Elizabeth Rochelle Woodruff

October 19, 1965 - September 30, 2015

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Janie E. Baker

January 30, 1947 - September 17, 2015

JANIE E. BAKERJanie E. Baker, 68, wife of Willie T. Baker, of Wilson, went home to the Lord on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Janie was born in Wilson, January 30, 1947, a daughter of the late Silas E. and Irene Harrell Everette and had lived in Wilson all of her life.She is survived by her sons, Michael K. Baker of Wilson, and Willie T.”Robin” Baker Jr. of Rocky Mount; her...
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Gladys Wiggins

September 30, 1924 - September 14, 2015

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Lillian Lee Hopkins

August 28, 1922 - August 24, 2015

LILLIAN LEE HOLLOMAN HOPKINSLillian Lee Holloman Hopkins, 92, beloved wife of Jerry Vinson Hopkins, went home to the Lord of Monday, August 24, 2015 at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.Lillian was born in Pitt County on August 28, 1922, and was preceded in death by her parents, Jessy and Lency O’Quinn, her sister, Blanche Morris, and her brother, Samuel Durwood “Tommy...
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June Hale

April 16, 1927 - August 10, 2015

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Charles Anthony Zaccari

June 2, 1929 - August 7, 2015

CHARLES “CHARLIE” A. ZACCARI JR.Charles “Charlie” Anthony Zaccari Jr., 86, of Wilson, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 in his home. He was the beloved husband of the late Anne Tolman Zaccari.Charlie was born in Bronx, NY, June 2, 1929, a son of the late Charles A. Zaccari Sr., and the late Lucy Guido Zaccari, and had lived in New York before moving to Wilson many...
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George Leonard Yates

January 4, 1927 - August 5, 2015

George Leonard YatesJan. 4, 1927 — Aug. 5, 2015George Leonard Yates, 88, of Wilson, beloved husband of the late Evelyn McIninch Yates, passed away in his home on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015.George was born in Tallman, New York, Jan. 4, 1927, a son of the late Leonard Yates Sr. and the late Cora Sutherland Yates. He had lived in New York before moving to North Carolina in 1997. He had been...
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Mary Grey Hardison Owens

September 5, 1927 - August 3, 2015

MARY GREY HARDISON OWENSMary Grey Hardison Owens, 87, of Wilson, went home to the Lord on Monday, August 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jonah F. Owens; her parents, Cleveland Hardison and Polly Tomlinson Hardison, and her son-in-law, Peter D. Allen.Mary was born in Wilson County, September 5, 1927, and had worked as time keeper for the Hackney Brothers Body Co. for 42 years...
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Ida Buscemi

May 8, 1914 - July 15, 2015

Ida Ammirati Buscemi, age 101 peacefully passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother.She was preceded in death by her dear husband of 58 years, Michael Buscemi, Sr.She lovingly is survived by her son, Michael Buscemi, Jr. and wife Nancy of Wilson; daughters, Marguerite Troupe and husband Joe of Jacksonville, Fl., Marlene Cassidy and husband...
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William Gardner Batts

July 19, 1953 - June 24, 2015

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William Gardner Batts

July 19, 1953 - June 24, 2015

WILLIAM G. “BILLY” BATTSBilly Batts, 62, of Elm City, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center.Billy, manager of Mayer Farm Equipment in Sharpsburg, loved his family, his garden, his horses, and John Deere tractors. He enjoyed watching things grow at the family homeplace where he lived, sharing the vegetables her grew and teaching others how to garden. He took special...
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Jb Boykin

July 15, 1936 - June 19, 2015

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Jesse Daniel Dixon

March 19, 1928 - June 14, 2015

JESSE DANIEL DIXONJesse Daniel Dixon, 87, went home to the Lord on Sunday, June 14, 2015.He was the husband of the late Mary Frances Evans Dixon. Born in Wilson County, March 19, 1928, a son of the late Henry Thomas and Victoria Page Dixon, he had been an area resident for most of his life. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Army and had been employed at Swift and...
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Katherine Clanton

January 31, 1952 - June 13, 2015

KATHERINE MILLER CLANTONKatherine Miller Clanton, 63, went home to the Lord on Friday, June 12, 2015.She was the wife of the late Thomas P. “Tommy” Clanton. She was born January 31, 1952, in New Bern, the daughter of Dale and Marjorie Miller of Zebulon, and had lived in Wilson for many years. She had been employed by Kidde Aerospace for many years until her recent retirement.Beside...
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Janice Brantley Watson

May 9, 1929 - June 9, 2015

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Lena Annette Morris

October 20, 1945 - June 2, 2015

LENA ANNETTE MORRISLena Annette Morris, 69, of Macclesfield, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. She was born in Edgecombe County, October 20, 1945, a daughter of the late Julius Caesar Morris and the late Lina Thorne Morris.She is survived by her daughter, Terry Davenport and her husband Daniel; her son David Webb and his wife Carol; her grandchildren; Nicholas Webb, Jeremy Lucas,...
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Marsha Crisp Bottoms

January 30, 1955 - May 10, 2015

MARSHA CRISP BOTTOMS Marsha Crisp Bottoms, 60, of Elm City, passed away Sunday May 10, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Daryel Wayne Bottoms Sr.She was born in Edgecombe County, January 30, 1955, the daughter of Kay Crisp Harrell of Macclesfield, and the late Royce Crisp, and had lived in Elm City for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Besides her mother Kay,...
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Estelle Hill

August 2, 1915 - April 18, 2015

ESTELLE GODWIN HILLEstelle Godwin Hill, 99, beloved wife of the late Wiley C. Hill, of Wilson, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015.She is survived by her daughter, Anne Price; her daughter-in-law Becky Hill, both of Wilson; her grandchildren, Terry Johnson, Tim Johnson, Ronald Lee Lahti, Susan Wethington, Lisa Gardner, Brian Hill, Roy Hill, Preston Hill, and Cindy Callaghan; her brother,...
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Elizabeth Ruth Perry

July 12, 1967 - April 9, 2015

ELIZABETH PERRYJuly 12, 1967 ~ April 9, 2015 Elizabeth Ruth Page Perry, 47, beloved wife of Bobby Perry, of Macclesfield, passed away on Thursday April 9, 2015. Besides her husband Bobby, she is survived by her daughters, Heather Walters and her husband Timothy Brian, and Holly Perry; her step-son Bobby Perry Jr., and her 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and...
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Peggy Davis Deans

April 3, 2015

PEGGY BANKS DEANSPeggy Banks Deans, 70, beloved wife of 52 years of Kenneth H. Deans Sr., of Rocky Mount, formerly of Wilson, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her mother Lillian Banks, her sister Nellie Lewis, her brothers, Elbert Banks and Lloyd Banks. Mrs. Deans had been the Clerk of the US Bankruptcy Court for many years until her retirement in 2008.Besides her...
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Julia Sophia Manuel

July 6, 2003 - April 1, 2015

JULIA SOPHIA MANUELJuly 6, 2003 ~ April 1, 2015 On April 1, 2015, the Lord called home our beautiful baby girl, Julia. Julia was full of life and spunk. She was a happy, adorable, and very loving little girl who was silly to the core. Julia always had a smile on her face and a giggle to share. She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Percy Manuel Sr., her great-aunt Lynette Lipscomb, and her...
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Daniel Stanley Soja

October 4, 1934 - March 26, 2015

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Roy Parrish

July 30, 1934 - March 21, 2015

ROY GERALD PARRISHRoy Gerald Parrish, 80, of Wilson, beloved husband of 55 years of Elsie Gooding Parrish, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015.Besides his wife, he is survived by his son, Kenneth R. Parrish; his daughter, Geri Jackson and her husband Kent, all of Wilson; his grandchildren, Amy Lewis and her husband Michael, Amanda Lee and her husband Korey, Tyler Wells and his wife Amber, and...
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Henry Forest Flowers

March 17, 1954 - March 17, 2015

HENRY FOREST FLOWERS IIIHenry Forest Flowers III, 60, beloved husband of Patricia “Pam” Mercer Flowers, of Wilson, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015.Born in Smithfield, October 29, 1954, a son of the late Henry Forest Flowers Jr. and Virginia Ann Featherston Flowers, he had been employed as a registered nurse at Nash General Hospital.Besides his wife Pam, he is survived by his...
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Richard Allen Boswell

March 12, 1960 - March 7, 2015

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Jeanette Lee Apple

April 9, 1934 - February 18, 2015

JANET LEE APPLEJanet Lee Apple, 80, of Wilson, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Apple, her parents, Issom Dewey Cockman and Margaret Delaney Cockman, of Greensboro, and her sister, 2 brothers, daughter-in-law, and a grandson. She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Beard and her husband Stephen of Rockville, MD, and Anna Beard and...
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Gaylon E. Nelms

April 4, 1943 - February 16, 2015

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Jerry Len Creamer

February 25, 1962 - January 30, 2015

JERRY LEN CREAMER Jerry Len Creamer, Feb 25, 1962-January 30, 2015, a resident of Sims, NC, went to be with his Heavenly Father after a lengthy illness. He leaves behind his beloved wife Mary, and children; Carrie, Christina, and Jared Creamer; his 5 step-children, Michael, Tiffany, Christina, Brittany, and Kayla; his grandchildren, Simon, Mathias, and Kimberlee; his 6 siblings,Pat, Ed, Diane,...
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Sydnor Borden Umphlett

July 10, 1954 - January 24, 2015

SYDNOR BORDEN UMPHLETTSydnor Borden Umphlett, 60, of Washington, NC, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 in his home.He was born in Wilson, a son of the late William Wallace Umphlett and the late Susan Borden Umphlett. Borden had lived in Boone and Charlotte before moving to Washington. He was a graduate of Appalachian State University.He is survived by his companion and best friend, Patricia...
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Howard Gray Sadler

December 9, 1949 - January 23, 2015

HOWARD GRAY SADLER JR.Dec, 09 1949 --- Jan, 23 2015He Loved Life to the fullest!!!!New Bern --- Howard Gray Sadler Jr., 65, passed away Friday afternoon around 5pm peacefully during his afternoon nap.His funeral services will be held 12:30pm to 3:00pm Tuesday Jan, 27 2015 at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home and Evergreen Memorial Gardens. 2704 NASH ST N, WILSON, NC 27896 | 252-243-4100The family...
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John Rodgers

June 8, 1943 - January 19, 2015

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Frances W. Hartis

November 8, 1925 - January 18, 2015

Frances Whitley HartisNovember 8, 1925 ~ January 18, 2015 Frances Whitley Harits, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015. She was a retired school teacher. She was the daughter of the late Lonnie G. and Mattie T. Whitley and predeceased by her beloved sister, Marguerite Patterson Pleasants.She is survived by her son, Robert “Bob” Hartis of Kitty Hawk and loved companion, Cindy...
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David Earl Benson

February 16, 1944 - January 18, 2015

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Charles Eugene Franks

September 15, 1931 - January 15, 2015

CHARLES EUGENE FRANKSCharles Eugene Franks, 83, of Wilson, went home to the Lord on Thursday, January 15, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Nina Millar Franks.He was born September 15, 1931, in Harnett County, son of the late Loy Mack Franks and the late Cleo Moody Franks and had been a lifelong resident. He had been employed as a HVAC mechanic and was a veteran of the Korean War...
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Phyllis Marcia Johnson

February 7, 1944 - January 10, 2015

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Phyllis Marcia Johnson

February 7, 1944 - January 10, 2015

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Phyllis Marcia Johnson

February 7, 1944 - January 10, 2015

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Phyllis Marcia Johnson

January 14, 1944 - January 10, 2015

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Linda Karen Wells

June 6, 1956 - January 6, 2015

Linda Ball Wells, 58, of Sims, passed away Tuesday January 6, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Eddie Ray Wells.Linda was born in Mansfield Ohio, June 6, 1956, the daughter of Archie Ball of Bailey, and the late Ruth Carroll Ball, and was a resident since 1974.Besides her husband and father, she is survived by her daughter, Kristen Mae Wells, her brother, Terry Ball of Raleigh and several nieces...
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Henry Ray Poland

May 10, 1948 - January 3, 2015

Henry Ray Poland, 66, of Nashville, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 in his home. He was born in Nash County, May 10, 1948, the son of the late Troy and Dorothea Poland, and was a lifelong resident. He had been employed as a computer programmer for the Guardian Company for 29 years.He is survived by his sister, Elaine Harrell and her husband Thomas of Nashville, his nieces and nephews,...
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Sadie Molean Pender

July 9, 1927 - December 31, 2014

Molean Taylor Pender, 87, of Wilson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth Thad Pender. She was born in Greene County, July 9, 1927, the daughter of the late Willie James and Sadie Beamon Taylor and had lived here her entire life. She was a graduate of the Hardbargers Business College and had been employed as Human Resource Manager...
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Daryel Wayne Bottoms

March 6, 1951 - December 28, 2014

Daryel Wayne Bottoms Sr, 63, of Elm City, passed away Sunday December 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Marsha Crisp Bottoms.He was born in Virginia, March 6, 1951, the son of the late Charles “Booster” Bottoms and the late Ruth Skinner Bottoms. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Marsha, his sons, Daryel Bottoms Jr. and...
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Kay Elizabeth Williamson

May 20, 1950 - December 25, 2014

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Delois Ann Hawley

June 24, 1939 - December 16, 2014

Delois “Lois” Ann Brann Hawley, 75, beloved wife of 55 years of the late Wilbur Gray Hawley, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in her home. She was born in Wilson County, June 24, 1939, the daughter of the late Ruby Juanita Brann and was a lifelong resident. She was working for the Sugar Plum Shoppe for the past 27 years. She was a member of Peace Church for over 40 years....
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Mary Frances Johnson

July 28, 1926 - December 13, 2014

Mary Frances Johnson, 70, lost her long battle with cancer Wednesday, December 3, 2014 with her family by her side in Orlando FL. Mary Frances was born in Wilson, January 13, 1944, a daughter of the late Clenion H. Johnson and Effie Williams Johnson and had attended Winstead School, graduated from Ralph L. Fike High School class of 1962, and had attended Atlantic Christian College in Wilson. She...
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