Joyce Ann Dennis, 72

Joyce Ann Dennis, 72 Joyce Ann Long Dennis, 72, of Franklinton, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 17, surrounded by close friends and family. She was born in Nash County, the daughter of the late Edward Frank Long and Lula Belle Coley Long. Mrs. Dennis was preceded in death...

Robert Arthur Bernard, 71

Robert Arthur Bernard, 71 Robert Arthur Bernard, 71, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday, March 31, at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He was born in Willimantic, Conn., the son of the late Arthur Alexander Bernard and Alice Duchaine Bernard. Mr. Bernard was a veteran of the United States...

Joseph Mortlin “Joe” Bailey, 88

Joseph Mortlin “Joe” Bailey, 88 Joseph Mortlin “Joe” Bailey, 88, passed away in Texas on Monday, March 30. He was born on Feb. 15, 1927, in Wake Forest, to Omie Ray Bailey and Elwood Yancey Bailey. After graduating from high school in Wake Forest, Joe worked for Armour Foods for...

R.J. Journigan, 83

R.J. Journigan, 83 R.J. Journigan, 83, of Franklinton, passed away to be with Christ on Saturday, April 4, peacefully at home surrounded by loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. R.J. was born on Nov. 2, 1931, to the late Early Hill and Grace Journigan Sr. He was...

Talmadge Andrew “Andy” Wall, 63

Talmadge Andrew “Andy” Wall, 63, of Kill Devil Hills, passed away Sunday, March 29, at his home. Andy was born Sept. 29, 1951, to Elvis Chester Wall and Marie Cunningham Wall and was a native of Rolesville. He was a 1969 graduate of Millbrook High School in Raleigh and completed...

Bobby Ray McGhee, 74

Bobby Ray McGhee, 74, of Wake Forest, died Sunday, March 29. He was born in Wake County, the son of the late Ella Mae McGhee and Edward Doy McGhee and was a member of Beulah Christian Baptist Church. Bobby was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a retired convenience store clerk....

Iris Lee Dickinson, 85

Iris Lee Lowery Dickinson, 85, of Wake Forest, died Monday, March 30. She was born in Wake County, the daughter of the late Emily Mangum Lowery and Joseph Fred Lowery and was married to William Dickinson, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Dickinson was retired from the N.C....

John Travis Baxter, 77

John Travis Baxter went to be with his Lord and Savior suddenly Saturday, March 28, at his home in Wake Forest. He was born on April 27, 1937, in Washington County, Ala., son of the late Roland Baxter and Katie Ann Barnes Baxter. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Wilma...

Jerry T. Smith, 72

Jerry Talbot Smith, 72, of Youngsville, died Sunday, March 29. He was born in Alabama, the son of the late Hugh and Myrtle Smith and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Jerry was a retired appliance service repair technician. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 1,...

Everette Wade Perry, 71

Everette Wade Perry, 71, of Wake Forest, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, March 28. He was born August 25, 1943, the son of the late Fennerson Perry and Mary Carter Perry. Everette was a loving husband, brother, father and grandfather. He found his strength and peace worshiping...

Harold Wayne “Hal” Miller, 79

Harold Wayne “Hal” Miller, 79, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday, March 25, at his home. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., to the late Charles Frederick Miller and Ruth Heginbotham Miller. Hal graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a bachelor’s of...

Carl Wilson “Will” Stancil, 24

Carl Wilson “Will” Stancil, 24 Our beloved son, Will, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 23, 2015. Left behind are his devoted father and mother, Ed and Jo Ann; his loving sister, Heather; his aunts, Faye Johnson, Jeannette Ewing, Jan Savage, Darlene Lee and Frances Croft;...