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Category Archives: Obituaries

Gary Preston Smith

Gary Preston Smith

May 23, 66, La Grange Following a courageous fight, Gary Preston Smith, 66, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020. Gary was born December 15, 1953 in Wayne County to the late William Preston Smith and Doris Newsome Smith. Some of Gary’s happiest moments were spent outdoors. Gary lived for the thrill of the hunt. Hunting…read more »

Doris  Royal Turner Oates

Doris  Royal Turner Oates

May 23, 77, Mt. Olive Doris  Royal Turner Oates, 77,  of 240 East Franklin Street, Mt. Olive died Saturday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was born April 1, 1943 in Wayne County  to the late David Royal, Sr., and Katie Outlaw Royal. She is survived her husband Hosea Oates, Sr., and five children. Graveside…read more »

Billy Hall

Billy Hall

May 23, 82, Goldsboro Billy Powell Hall, 82, peacefully passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Halifax County on April 20, 1938, he was the son of the late Richard Forest Hall and Ethel Dawson Hall. Billy was the owner and operator of Hall Auto Parts and…read more »

Jeffrey Sherrill Herring

Jeffrey Sherrill Herring

May 22, 53, Jeffrey Sherrill Herring, age 53, died suddenly on May 22. Born in Wayne County, he was the son of the late Bruce Sherrill Herring and Carol J. Herring of Dudley. A memorial service will be held Monday at 7:00 pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with Sharon Holmes officiating. The family will…read more »

Tuyen Thanh Nguyen

Tuyen Thanh Nguyen

May 22, 48, Tuyen “Tina” Thanh Nguyen, was 48 wise years of age. She was an extremely happy and youthful person, she passed away due to a stroke on May 22nd, 2020 in Greenville at Vidant Medical Center.   A visitation will be held Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 2 p.m. for family and close friends…read more »

Darren Devon Buckrham

Darren Devon Buckrham

May 22, 55, Darren Devon Buckrham, 55, of 117 Courtney Road, died Friday as result of an automobile accident. He was born October 6, 1964 in Lenoir County to the late John Earl and Dorothy Bell Buckrham. He leaves beautiful memories to his wife of 28 years Alice Faye Waters Buckrham;  daughters Ashley and Aundraya…read more »

Durwood Belmon Bailey, Jr.

Durwood Belmon Bailey, Jr.

May 22, 68, Durwood Belmon Bailey, Jr., 68, went to be with his Lord on Friday, May 22, 2020 while surrounded by his family. Belmon was born in Wilson County on October 15, 1951 to Faye Barnes Bailey of Goldsboro and the late Durwood Belmon Bailey, Sr. He proudly served his country in the United…read more »

Dorothy Blackwelder Lord

Dorothy Blackwelder Lord

May 21, 92, Goldsboro Dorothy Blackwelder Lord, 92, of Goldsboro passed away on Thursday evening. She was the daughter of the late Jason Elijah and Marybell Atwell Blackwelder and was the widow of Bobby Gene Lord. Mrs. Lord was retired LPN at Woodard’s Retirement Home and had worked for the News Argus delivering the paper.…read more »

Daisy Carlton

Daisy Carlton

May 21, 91, Mt. Olive Mrs. Daisy Carlton, 91 of 113 Short St. transitioned from Labor to Reward Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Wayne UNC Health Care. Born in Duplin Co., she is the daughter of the late Benjamin Pearsall and Estella Elliott Pearsall. She leaves to cherish her legacy her children,Brenda Whitfield (Jimmie), Cynthia Thompson (Alton),…read more »

Bob Kearney

Bob Kearney

May 21, 48, Dudley Robert Aaron “Bob” Kearney, 48, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home. He was born to Eleanor Edmundson Kearney Gooding and the late Walter Henry Kearney in Wayne County on March 30, 1972. Bob was a hard-working man being a roofer by trade. In his younger years he earned…read more »

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