• Peggy Varnell Joyner

    Peggy Varnell Joyner, 74, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
    Funeral, Sunday, 3 p.m., Wilson Memorial Service. Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park.
    She was owner of Joyner’s Upholstery and taught the skill at Wilson Community College for several years.  Read more ›

  • Benjamin Waylon Johnson

    ELM CITY — Benjamin Waylon Johnson, 71, passed away Friday, Oct 17. A service to celebrate his life and pay tribute to his memory will be held 2 p.m, Sunday at Northside Community Church in Rocky Mount. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson at 3:30 p.m.  Read more ›

  • Clarence Nixon Jr.

    DUDLEY — Clarence Nixon Jr., 44, of 3375 U.S. 117 Alt., died Oct. 13, 2014. The funeral will be held Sunday, 2 p.m., in James T. Haskins Memorial Chapel of Haskins Funeral Home, Goldsboro.

  • William Rand Jordan

    Bill Jordan

    Dr. William “Bill” Rand Jordan died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at UNC Memorial Hospital, where he had attended medical school years earlier. Dr. Jordan was a large, gruff man with a tender heart who, most likely, was UNC’s biggest fan, ever. He was Tarheel born and bred. Dr. Jordan was the third son, born in Wilson, to Elizabeth Hereford Jordan and Edward Bryant Jordan, who both preceded him in death.  Read more ›

  • Elizabeth Hackney Baskervill Williams

    Feb. 20, 1924 — Oct. 15, 2014
    Elizabeth Williams

    Elizabeth Hackney Baskervill Williams died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Wilson. She was 90 years old.
    A celebration of life will be held this Saturday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Wilson, followed by visitation at the church. A private burial will be held on Sunday in Warrenton.  Read more ›

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