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Category Archives: Obituaries

Port L. Davis

Port L. Davis

September 20, 2021, 74, Mt. Olive – Mr. Port L. Davis, 74, passed on Monday night, September 20, 2021 at the Willow Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Goldsboro NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.read more »

Esther B. Burkett

Esther B. Burkett

September 17, 2021, 78, Goldsboro – Ms. Esther B. Burkett, 78, passed on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, Goldsboro, NC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.read more »

Joel Neo Keys

Joel Neo Keys

September 15, 2021, 0, Goldsboro – Isaiah 11:6 Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. In humble submission to the will of the father; we are charged to announce the earthly departure of Baby Boy Joel Neo Keys. No formal services are being held…read more »

Cecil Everette “Buddy” Kornegay

Cecil Everette “Buddy” Kornegay

September 20, 2021, 84, Mount Olive – Cecil Everette “Buddy” Kornegay, 84, lifelong resident of Mount Olive, passed away September 20, 2021 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center as he was surrounded by his family. Cecil was born in Wayne County on September 1, 1937, the only son of the late Cecil and Gertrude Kornegay. He…read more »

Virginia Carol Harris Hines

Virginia Carol Harris Hines

September 19, 2021, 73, Calypso – Virginia Carol Harris Hines, resident of Calypso, passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, while at Vidant Duplin Hospital. She was 73. Funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized.read more »

Larry Strickland

Larry Strickland

September 18, 2021, 64, Seven Springs – Larry Strickland, 64, life long resident of the Herman Strickland’s store area near Seven Springs, passed away at his brother, Buddy’s home. Larry was a retired farmer having assisted his parents, the late Major and Lucille Strickland, on the family farm with crops, produce, and other commodities. He…read more »

Jesse Ervin Graham, Jr.

Jesse Ervin Graham, Jr.

September 19, 2021, 72, Dudley – Jesse Ervin Graham, Jr., 72, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021. He was born in Mount Olive on August 28th, 1949, to the late Jesse Ervin Graham, Sr., and Hilda Westbrook Graham. A farrier for many years, he made many friends through shoeing horses across North Carolina. He was…read more »

Richard Paul “Ricky” Merritt, Sr.

Richard Paul “Ricky” Merritt, Sr.

September 21, 2021, 57, Goldsboro – Richard Paul “Ricky” Merritt, Sr., 57, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Although his departure from this life was unexpected and seems unfair, his welcome in Heaven had been prepared and his arrival was no less grand beyond compare. Ricky was born in Wayne County to Alton Ray…read more »

Michael Bass

Michael Bass

September 17, 2021, 60, Goldsboro – Michael Bass, 60, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 at his home. Born in Wayne County on December 23, 1960, he was the son of the late Chester Bass and Ruby Mason Bass. In addition to his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Robert Edgerton. Michael…read more »

Carol Moore Franks

Carol Moore Franks

September 17, 2021, 80, Goldsboro – Carol Moore Franks, 80, began rest in her eternal home on Friday, September 17, 2021. Carol was born in Wayne County to the late James Victor Moore and Senie Ermine Hales Moore on May 31, 1941. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,…read more »

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