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 ›
- Feb. 20, 1924 — Oct. 15, 2014
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 ›
RICHMOND, Va. — Clara Lee Reid Strickland, 72, of 1400 Shirleydale Ave., Apt. 108, formerly of Stantonsburg, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethel AME Church, Stantonsburg.
Local survivors include a daughter, Clara Gray Strickland of Goldsboro; a brother, Rochester Reid of Snow Hill; and a host of other relatives and friends. Read more ›
Dr. Jeanette Davis, 47, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 in Wilson Medical Center. A wake service will be held 6 p.m. Friday at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 209 Pender St., Wilson. Funeral services will be held noon Saturday at L.N. Forbes OFWB Tabernacle, 1800 Lane St. SE., Wilson. Interment will follow in the Rest Haven Cemetery and repast will be in the L.N. Forbes Tabernacle Fellowship Hall. Read more ›