Louisa Applewhite
Richard Nathan Aycock
Eula Lee Holland Barnes
Rudy Croons Barnes
Claude Dixon Bass
Eunice Edwards Bass
Mary Irene Finney Bodiford
Arthur Lee Clark
Martha Lucille Creech Holland
Wilda Carolyn Cooke
Alma Clyde Holland Corbin
Rosa Mae Crumpler
Eunice Frances Edwards
Lena Faye Ellis
Billie Bob Farr
Mary Irene Finney
Peggy Holland Gibson
Jessie Lindsay Hales
D. Franklin Hinnant, Jr.
Alma Clyde Holland
Burton Holland 
Diana Holland
Eula Lee Holland
James Allen Holland
Janie Mae Holland
Jean Muret Holland
Louis Lea Holland
Louisa Applewhite Holland
Mary Finney Bodiford Holland
Patricia Ann Phillips Holland
Peggy Holland
Richard Lee Holland
Richard Turner Holland
Shelby Holland
Vivian Marie Holland
William J. Holland
Zilpha Holland 
Marvin Ray Howell

Jessie Lindsay
Rosina Marklend
Hertha Moody
James Robert Mozingo
Rosa Mae Crumpler Mozingo
George P. Muret
Rosina Marklend Muret
Shelby Holland Niven
Janie Holland Nunn
Wilda Carolyn Cooke Peacock
Patricia Ann Phillips Holland
Elizabeth Askew Pittman
Dallas Purvis, Jr.
Odessa Radford Davis Duke
Urban Roberts
Robbie Jean Walker Sams
Wayne Steve Snipes
Vivian Wellons

Dale William Yates

Louisa Applewhite [Holland]
Obituary from The Moultrie Observer, Colquitt County, GA, March 17, 1899. This obituary was provided by Ms. Shelley Rutkin of Winston Salem, North Carolina.97

Death of Mrs. Holland
Mrs. Eliza Holland, widow of the late Bright Holland, died at her home near Hartsfield Saturday [March 11, 1899]. She was stricken with paralysis on Friday and lived only a day thereafter. Mrs. Holland had reached ripe old age, being seventy-six years old at death. She leaves seven children, one of whom, Mr. G. W. Holland, lives in Moultrie. The family is a prominent one. John and Alvin Holland, both sons of hers, are prominent citizens of the Western part of the County.

Richard Nathan Aycock 
From The News-Banner, Baxley, GA Tuesday, April 1968, contributed by Darren Niven
Richard Nathan Aycock, Sr.   Funeral services for Richard Nathan (Dock) Aycock, 73, who died Friday afternoon [April 19, 1968] of a heart attack, were held Sunday at 3:30 p. m. at the Zion Church of God with the Rev. Earl Paulk and the Rev. Eugene Spivey officiating.  Interment was in the Holland Family Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Johnny Aycock, Calvin Aycock, George Aycock, Vance Aycock, Eugene Aycock, and Johnny Campbell.  Honorary pallbearers were Claude Tyre, J. L. Crosby, Jeff Anderson, Marion Martin, S. P. Hutton, Emory Turner, Billy Pearce and Bill Pearce.

The life-long resident of Appling County was a member of the Zion Church of God.  Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mollie Aycock of Baxley; four son, Vance Aycock of Homosassa, Fla., George Aycock of Monticello, Miss., and Calvin and Johnny Aycock of Baxley; four daughters, Mrs. Brice Rainwater of Baxley, Mrs. W. G. Campbell of Savannah, Mrs. Pansy Myers of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. Clara Thatcher of Hazlehurst.

Two brothers, Bill Aycock of Unadilla, Ga. and Tiny Aycock of Alma; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Morris of New Smyrna, Fla., and Mrs. Will Kent of Douglas; several grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Strickland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 

Rudy Croons Barnes
From Goldsboro News-Argus | Obituaries: Goldsboro, North Carolina 12/03/06   
Died Dec. 1, 2006
Rudy C. Barnes, 76, went to be with the Lord on Friday [Dec. 1, 2006]. Funeral services will be Tuesday [Dec. 5, 2006] at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Chapel with Dr. Jerry Stephenson and the Rev. Barry Stallings officiating. Interment will follow at Pikeville Cemetery.
Rudy was born in Wayne County to the late Clarence Barnes and Thelma Holland Barnes. He graduated from Nahunta High School and was named best all-around in his class. He was a star basketball player and baseball pitcher. He was also an avid golfer and loved to fish.
Rudy served in the United States Army for two years. During this time he was in the Korean War with the 2nd Infantry division where he fought on the front lines. He was also in charge of publications for the entire Second Infantry Division.
In his early years, Rudy was employed with Griffin's Barbecue, Raynor Wholesale, and Leggett Meyers Tobacco Co. He retired with Lance Inc. as Branch Manager in Jacksonville with 20 years of service. Rudy had also worked at Barnes Diamond Gallery in Jacksonville and Barnes Jewelers in Goldsboro.
Rudy was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Pikeville, where he was active in the adult choir as long as his health permitted. He was also a member of the Lancaster-Bryan-Talton Sunday School Class, served as a deacon and was member of the Melody Trio.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers; Doyle, W.M., Gaines, and Travis Barnes. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Frances Fields Barnes; his daughter Fran and son-in-law Chet Melvin, of Raleigh; brother Jimmie Barnes and wife, Carol, of Jacksonville; two sisters-in-law, Reba Barnes, of Goldsboro, and Glennie Barnes, of Kenly, several nieces and nephews, a great number of friends, relatives, and loved ones.
Rudy was a wonderful person, full of life, and loved everyone. He will be deeply missed. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made directly to Pleasant Grove Church, P.O. Box 36, Pikeville, NC 27863.
The family will receive friends and family Monday at Seymour Funeral Home, 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and other times at the family home.
(Pd) Published in Obituaries on December 3, 2006 10:16 AM Obituaries Archive
This publication copyright ©2007 Goldsboro News-Argus, all rights reserved.181 


Claude Dixon Bass
From Kenly News (published November 28, 2007)

Claude Dixon Bass, 86, of Kenly, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007 at Wilson Medical Center. He was born in Johnston County on June 27, 1921 to the late Stephen Austin and Bettie Dixon Bass. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Edwards Bass.

He was an avid woodworker, member of the Kenly Masonic Lodge and Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church where he was a deacon, trustee and Sunday School superintendent. He was also a World War II veteran receiving the Bronze Star in the combat infantry and a charter member of the American Legion.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lyn Renfrow and Rev. Wayne Hargrove officiating. Burial will follow at the Dixon Family Cemetery.

He is survived by two daughters, Beth Speight and husband Andy of Lucama and Janet Sherrod and husband Ted of Kenly; two grandchildren, Josh and Allison Sherrod and two step-grandchildren, Josh and Kandre Speight; several nieces and nephews and a special caregiver, Beulah Carter and his attending angels.

Visitation will be Wednesday evening at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly from 7-9 p.m.


Arthur Lee Clark
Arthur Lee Clark
MURRELLS INLET -- Mr. Clark, 78, died Monday, April 12, 2010 at his residence following a long illness.
Mr. Clark was born July 19, 1931 in Montezuma, GA, a son of the late James Daniel and Sara Hughes Clark.
Surviving are his wife, Melissa Clark of Murrells Inlet, SC; a son, Douglas M. Clark of Matthews, NC; 4 daughters, Terry Hensley of Indian Land, SC, Sandra Clark-Garcia of Ft. Mill, SC, Nicole Clark of Charlotte, NC and Erica Clark of Murrells Inlet; 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Clark was predeceased by 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Memorial services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Belin United Methodist Church with visitation immediately following the service in the Family Life Center.
Memorials may be made to Belin United Methodist Church, The Organ Fund, c/o P O Box 528, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 or to Hospice Care of SC, 1320 G Hwy 501, Conway, SC 29526.
Conway Funeral Service is handling the arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at www.conwayfuneralsvc.net

Published in Charlotte Observer on April 15, 2010

Wilda Carolyn Cooke [Peacock]
Here is the obituary as it appeared Sunday Sept 1, 2002, in The News-Argus in Goldsboro, NC:181 
Wilda Carolyn Cooke Peacock, 63, died Wednesday [28 August 2002] at her home. She was born in Wayne County and was the daughter of Lou Wilda Holland Cooke of Goldsboro and the late Frederick A. Cooke. A 1957 graduate of Goldsboro High School, she was a homemaker and attended First Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her children, Laveda Kim P. Copeland and Tryphon Dories Peacock of Goldsboro, Frederick Dean and Brenda Peacock of Chester, Va. and Richard Matthew Peacock of Goldsboro; sisters and brothers-in-law, James F. Cooke, Betty H. Cooke, and Auburn L. and Esther Cooke, all of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Christopher C. Copeland, Natalie S. Copeland, Justin B. Peacock, Breanne Peacock, Tyler G. Knox and Kevin B. Edmundson; and 11 nieces and 6 nephews.

The funeral will be held today at 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Glenn Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. Family members greeted friends Saturday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, and other times the home of Laveda Kim Copeland, 105 N. Leslie St. Goldsboro. Flowers are welcome and the family requests that memorial gifts be directed to United Church Ministries of Wayne County Inc. 118 W. Walnut St. Goldsboro, N.C. 27530.76


Martha Lucille Creech Holland

Martha Lucille Creech - wife of Alton Cagle Holland    November 23, 1916 - January 29, 2010

Lucille Creech Holland passed away on Friday morning at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove in Wilmington.

Mrs. Holland was born in Johnston County on November 23, 1916 to the late Preston Creech and Victoria Peedin Creech. She was married to the late Alton Holland. Mrs. Holland had worked as a speech therapist for Wayne County Schools for over 23 years. After retirement, Mrs. Holland volunteered at Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be held Monday at noon at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Richard Overman officiating. The family will greet friends Monday following the service at the cemetery.

Mrs. Holland is survived by her daughter, Ann H. Overman and husband, Richard; a sister, Shelba Keene of Four Oaks; her brothers, Donald Creech of Pine Level and Shurrell Creech of Charlotte; two grandchildren, Amy O. Register and husband, Chip and Chris Overman and wife, Dawn; and three great-grandchildren, Tori, Nathaniel, and Noah.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold Creech and Lester Creech.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideons International Bible Program, P.O. Box 10093, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

This obituary was published by Seymour Funeral Home.com and was provided by Alton Parnell.210  

Rosa Mae Crumpler [Mozingo]
Here is the obituary as it appeared Tuesday June 22, 2002, in The News-Argus in Goldsboro, NC:181 
Rosa Mozingo, 78, of 303 Earl Drive, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday night when she died at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Alma Henry Crumpler and the widow of James Robert Mozingo. Mrs. Mozingo was a member of Antioch Presbyterian Church.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lewis Baker and Dr. Al Herrington officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Wayne Memorial Park.

Mrs. Mozingo is survived by her three daughters, Janie M. Fitzgerald of Raleigh, Deborah M. Martin of Goldsboro and Sharon M. Bradshaw and her husband, Frank Bradshaw, of Turkey; six grandchildren and their spouses, Anthony and Rhonda Martin of Raleigh, Jamie and Sherry Martin of Grantham, Donelle Fitzgerald of Raleigh, Belinda B. and Jonathan Chestnutt of Warsaw, Stephanie B. and Bobby Woodruff of Spartanburg, S.C., and Meredith Fitzgerald of Raleigh; five great-grandchildren, Haley Martin, Nicholas Martin, Skylar Martin, Marissa Martin and Jason Chestnutt ; sister and brother-in-law, Annie Ruth and Jay Roberts of Goldsboro; brother, Bob Crumpler of Houston, Texas; special friend, Pearnell Lane of Pikeville; many nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Rachel Thompson of Seven Springs; and brother-in-law, Elmer Mozingo of Goldsboro.

Mrs. Mozingo was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Freeman and brothers Roland and Mark Crumpler.

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N. C., 27534; or to Antioch Presbyterian Church, 2306 Old Smithfield Road, Goldsboro, N. C., 27530.

(Written by the Family) Published in Obituaries on June 22, 2004 01:34 PM 45


Eunice Frances Edwards

From Kenly News (published 10/29/2007)

Eunice Bass, 88, of Kenly, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 at Wake Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. at Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at the Dixon Family Cemetery. She was born September 19, 1919 in Battleboro to the late Charles Otis and Sadie Griffin Edwards. She was a 1940 graduate of Atlantic Christian College with a bachelor of arts degree in education. She was an active member of Piney Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church where she held numerous roles.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Claude Dixon Bass; daughters, Beth Speight and husband Andy of Lucama and Janet Sherrod and husband Ted of Kenly; two grand children, Josh and Allison Sherrod; two stepgrandchildren, Joshua and Candice Speight; numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eunice Bass Memorial Fund, Piney Grove FWB Church, c/o Jimmy Waddell, 2446 Richardson-Bass Road, Kenly NC 27542.

The family thanks all family and friends who have helped during her sickness.
Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 22 from 7-9 p.m. at the Minshew-Coley Funeral Home in Kenly.


Lena Faye Ellis   December 6, 1934 - May 2, 2009

TURKEY [North Carolina] — Mrs. Lena Faye Ellis Keen, 74, of 21 Keen Lane, died at Sampson Regional Medical Center, Wednesday, April 29, 2009.

Funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 2, at Royal Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Shaw officiating. Burial will follow in Turkey Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born on Dec. 6, 1934 in Sampson County, Mrs. Keen was the daughter of the late Alphonzo and Olivia Holland Ellis. She was a member of Turkey Baptist Church, a member of the Daughters of the Confederacy and also the Ladies Auxiliary with the VFW Post 7547. She was a retired bookkeeper with Lloyd Bradford Builders.

She is survived by her husband, Douglas C. Keen; step-daughter, Michele Lewis of Middletown, Del.; one cousin, Werner E. Ellis, Elkton, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 1, from 7 till 9 p.m. at Royal Hall Funeral Home and other times at her home.

Contributed by Sandi and Tommy Mull, Swansboro, NC203

Billie Bob Farr     June 27, 1926 - January 12, 2009

Billie Bob Farr was born June 27, 1926 in Estleen, Texas to Ralph Dan and Etta Bruce Farr. On August 7, 1948, he and Dorothy Douglas were married in Taylor.

Billie Bob was a crane operator for ALCOA retiring after 33 years. He was also a rancher. Billie Bob was a member of First Baptist Church in Rockdale and member of International Order of Oddfellows. He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Bruce, R.D., John, Darnell, Odell and William Farr. Two sisters, Mabell Fox and Imagene Peterson.

Surviving; Wife, Dorothy Farr of Rockdale. Two sons, Billie Bob Farr, Jr. and wife Carol of Houston, Randy Farr and wife Margaret of Rockdale. Daughter, Lois Williams of Rockdale. Brother, Odes Farr of Taylor. Sister, Unifern Fletcher of Navasota. Six grandchildren; Jared Farr and wife Monica, Tiffany Farr, Courtney Farr, Daniel Farr, Michael Williams and Abigail Williams. One great grandson, Noah Farr.

Visitation was held on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at the funeral home. Services were Friday, January 16, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey. Burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. Jack Chelf officiating. Pallbearers; David Farr, Allen Farr, Travis Farr, Robert Farr, Terry Drummond, Tommy Farr, Charlie Henke, Lloyd Wolverton. Honorary pallbearers; Warren Whorton and Stanley Caffey. Memorials to; First Baptist Church, Family Life Center Fund, P.O. Box 109, Rockdale, Texas 76567

Contributed by Margaret Atkin.193 

Mary Irene Finney [Cain Bodiford Holland] 2nd wife of William Gaston Holland
Record of the funeral of Mary I. Holland from the records of the Forsyth Funeral Home, Thomas County, Georgia:
Mary was born on January 4, 1861, in Thomas County, Georgia.  Mary died at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Warren Webb, RFD #2, Cairo, Georgia, on March 22, 1948.  Her physician was Dr. Arline of Cairo, Georgia.  Father's name is [Randall] Finney and mother's name is Celia Jane Qualls.  Funeral services were held on March 24, 1948, at 10:00 AM in Long Branch Baptist Church near Cairo, Georgia.  Buried in Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery in the plot of John S. Bodiford on March 24, 1948.  Survivors are Aaron Bodiford, Grady County, Georgia; Moses C. Bodiford of Mississippi; Mrs. Martha J. Thomas of Cairo, Grady County, Georgia; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.119


Jessie Lindsay Hales

Jessie Lindsay Hales, 91, of Southern Pines, died Wednesday, April 9, [2008] at Wellspring Health Care Center in Greensboro, [North Carolina].

Born in Almond, North Carolina, she graduated from Western Carolina University in 1940. She taught elementary grades in the public school system in several different counties including Swain, Brunswick, and Moore. She retired from the school system after 30 years of service.

Following her retirement, Jessie continued her work with Southern Pines Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was actively involved for the 30 years
she resided in Southern Pines. She was also very active in her community, offering assistance to many who were in need. Her legacy includes many passions that were shared with her family and those who knew her. Most notably, she had a strong faith and belief in God and drew great strength from this throughout her life, sharing with others the comfort she gained.

Other memories that will be treasured by her family include her appreciation of nature, a rigorous commitment to good health, and a love of gardening. She enjoyed bicycling, golfing, hiking and had a great enthusiasm for music. She was also an avid writer and artist leaving many treasured journals, letters, paintings and sculptures for her family to enjoy. Her words of encouragement, and her strong belief in each of her daughters helped give them the courage to meet whatever challenges they faced.

She was predeceased by her husband John Donivon Hales who died in 1975. She is survived by three daughters, Linda Duncan of Greensboro, Joan Delamar Gracie of Oriental, and Holly Marion of Winston Salem; four grandchildren, Kacia and Craig Duncan, Elizabeth Crockett Henderson, Sarah Finman Jones, and John Hales Delamar; seven great grandchildren; and three sisters, Kate Dickens, Hilda Stanberry, and Verna Fore.

The family expresses deep gratitude to the staff and administration of Wellspring Health Care Center for the dedicated service and many acts of love they shared with Jessie.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 9, 3pm, at Richardson Auditorium in the rotunda of Wellspring Retirement Community, 4100 Wellspring Drive in Greensboro, followed by a reception at the home of her daughter, Linda Duncan, 305 Kemp Road West in Greensboro. Condolences may be sent in care of her daughter Joan Delamar Gracie, 267 Mills Road, Oriental, NC 28571 or jdgracie@aol.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jessie Lindsay Scholarship Fund in care of Western Carolina University Foundation, 201 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

D. Frank Hinnant, Jr.

D. Frank Hinnant Jr., 90, of Fremont died Dec. 10, 2010.  A celebration of Frank's life will be today [December 12, 2010] at 3 p.m., at the fellowship hall of Fremont United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, D. Frank Hinnant and Lillie Holland Hinnant, and his beloved wife of 63 years, Anne Exum Hinnant.

He is survived by his children, John Franklin Hinnant (Emy) of Wilson, Sara Diane Baldwin (Andy) of Murrell's Inlet, S.C., and David Franklin Hinnant (Ellen) of Wake Forest; grandchildren, Randal Bailey Currin Jr. (Jessica) of Ft. Myers, Fla., Holland Currin Falvey (Dave) of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Lewis Franklin Hinnant of Trail, Ore., Melissa Hinnant Rogers (Jonathan) of Celina, Texas, John Emerson Hinnant (Sarah) of Taos, N.M., Elizabeth Holland Hinnant of Wake Forest and Jason McBride Abbott (Jamey) of Kennesaw, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Raleigh Ansley Currin of Ft. Myers, Fla. and Regan McBride Abbott of Kennesaw, Ga.

Frank was a graduate of Fremont School. He worked for the Army Map Service during World War II and served as a Boy Scout District Executive in Chattanooga, Tenn. and Burlington. He served as manager of the Chamber of Commerce in Lenoir and Henderson. He was employed as a direct factory representative for Southern Desk Company in Hickory, for 27 years. He was a member of Fremont United Methodist Church and the Fremont Rotary Club. Frank was the first Eagle Scout from Fremont and was a fervent, life-long supporter of scout activities. He attended the first Boy Scout National Jamboree in Washington, D.C., in 1937. He was very proud of the fact that his two sons and two of his grandsons are Eagle Scouts and that his daughter reached the highest rank in Girl Scouts.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Fremont BSA Troop 12, c/o Tony Ballance, Scout Master, 1172 Black Creek Rd., Fremont N.C. 27830.

Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on December 12, 2010181 

Alma Clyde Holland [Corbin]

Alma Clyde Corbin, 95, of Woodstock, Ga., died Sunday, April 27, 2008, at the Woodstock Nursing Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., today, April 30, at Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don McMillan officiating. Burial will follow in New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Mark Ellenburg, Micky Turner, Brandon Turner, Dustin Tuner, Brad Corbin, and Rupert West serving as pallbearers.

Born Aug. 2, 1912, in Mitchell County, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Jesse Holland and Mary Richardson Holland. She was a homemaker and a member of New Bethel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Corbin; and a brother, Clarence Holland. Survivors include daughter, Laverne Cowart of Forest Park, Ga.; sons, Sonny Corbin and wife Ida of Thomasville and Donald Corbin and wife Sheila of Jasper, Ga.; grandchildren, Allen Corbin and wife Donna, Brad Corbin, Sheila Turner and husband Micky, Mike Ellenburg, Mark Ellenburg, and Paul Ellenburg; and seven great-grandchildren.

Burton Holland, Grantham, Dies
Funeral services for Burton Holland, 59, Grantham township [Wayne County, NC] farmer, will be held tomorrow at 3 p. m.  Place of funeral was not given.

Mr. Holland suffered a cerebral hemorrhage at his home yesterday [18 April 1952] at 1:30 p. m. following an illness of two days.

Surviving are his wife; four sons, Charlie, William, David and Bert, all of the home community; six daughters, Mrs. Robert Whitman of Mount Olive; Mrs. Charlie Hinson and Mrs. James Fields, of Goldsboro; Doris, Annie and Ruby of the home; two brothers, Relmond Holland and Addie Holland of Goldsboro, one half-brother, William Jones of Stantonsburg [Wilson County, NC.33

Note:  This is James Henry Burton Holland, son Burdin Holland, C. S. A.


Diana Holland
Kenly.- Funeral rites for Miss Diana Holland, 70, were conducted Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock, from the home of Mr. and Mrs. Zeno Dixon near Kenly.  The pastor of the deceased, Walter Williams, and Rev. Henry Ruark of the Methodist church at Princeton had charge of the services. Interment was in the Holland cemetery in Wayne County.

Miss Holland was the last member of the Green Holland family. She had never married but had resided her entire life on the Holland estate. The pallbearers were Stephen Bass, Sylvester Bass, Herman Raper, Dave Outland, Lee Pope and Herman Dixon. The flower girls were the great nieces and a few of the very intimate friends of the deceased. She is survived by a large number of nieces and nephews, also many great nieces and nephews. 46  

Note:  Diana Holland was a daughter of Green Holland and Elizabeth Barnes, and granddaughter of Elisha Holland and Patience Peacock.  Zeno Dixon is the son of Diana's sister Sally Holland.  Stephen Bass is the husband of Sally Holland's daughter, Bettie Dixon.  Sylvester Bass is the husband of Sally Holland's daughter Lillian Dixon.  Herman Raper is the husband of Sally Holland's daughter Ocative Dixon.  Lee Pope is the husband of Sally Holland's daughter Ellen Dixon.  Herman Dixon is Sally Holland's son.  I don't know who Dave Outland is.


Eula Lee Holland [Barnes]
June 9, 1930-Feb. 21, 2008    LUCAMA -- Eula Lee Holland Barnes, 77, died at Wilson Medical Center.

Graveside services will be conducted on Monday, Feb. 25, [2008] at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park conducted by her brother, Father James Lassiter Barnes [sic; should be James Lassiter Holland].

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Herman and Mamie Barnes Holland; her husband, John Brantley Barnes; a brother, William Jarvis Holland; and a sister, Dorothy Jean Marlowe.

Surviving are a daughter, Kay Boykin and husband, Alan, of Lucama; five sons, Wayne Barnes and wife, Kay, of Goldsboro, Jimmy Barnes and wife, Elaine, of Wilson, Garry Barnes and wife, Edie, of Elm City, William Barnes and wife, Teresa, of Wilson, Timothy Barnes and wife, Lori, of Bowersville, Ga.; two sisters, Ella Bee Davis of Goldsboro and Freida Talton of Pikesville; three brothers; Ralph Holland of Rocky Mount, Father James Lassiter Holland of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Milford Ray Holland of Wilson; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Shingleton Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and other times at 6109 U.S. Highway 117 South. Arrangements by Shingleton Funeral Home of Wilson.

Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on February 22, 2008181 

James Allen Holland   Sept. 22, 1940-Oct. 12, 2008
PRINCETON -- James Allen "Bud" Holland, 68, passed away Sunday afternoon [October 12, 2008] at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Strickland officiating.

James was born in Wayne County on Sept. 22, 1940, to the late Charlie James Holland and Esther Hinson Holland. He retired from Firestone with 26 years of service. James served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

James is survived by his wife, Leda Ann Holland; his sons, Roger Holland of Seven Springs and Richard Holland and wife, Christie of Clayton; his step-daughters, Candice Larson and husband, Mike of Goldsboro, Crystal Colie of LaGrange and Beverly Hope Colie of LaGrange; his sisters, Peggy Jean Whaley, Lillie Mae Deaver, Bertha LaRose Evans, Alice Faye Hargrove, Ellen Darlene Pyle, Linda Gray Price and Theresa Ann Capps; his brothers, Charlie Ray Holland, Relmond Ted Holland, Dennis Lee Holland and Ralph Leon Holland; and seven grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Chesley Andrew Holland.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in LaGrange.

Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on October 13, 2008.181  Contributed by Alton Parnell.

Janie Mae Holland [Nunn]
May 23, 1925-July 29, 2006
Janie Holland Nunn, 81, a Wayne County native, died Saturday morning at WakeMed in Raleigh. She was the daughter of the late David and Bessie Owens Holland and was the widow of Carlyle Wilkins Nunn. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Smithfield.

The funeral was held today at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma, with the Rev. Beth Burton-Williams officiating. Burial was in Wayne Memorial Park near Goldsboro.

Mrs. Nunn is survived by one son, Carlyle Wilkins "Wilkie" Nunn of Davidson; one daughter, Nancy Lambert of Knightdale; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family received friends from 10 until 11 today at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Nancy Lambert, 1002 Pagoda Place, Knightdale. Memorial donations may be made to the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield, 305 E. Market Street, Smithfield, N.C., 27577.
Published in The News-Argus Obituaries on July 31, 2006 01:57 PM; copyright ©2006 Goldsboro News-Argus.181 


Jean Muret Holland
From Winfield [Kansas] Courier, Saturday, July 22, 1989
JEAN HOLLAND   Jean Muret Holland, 83, a former area resident, died July 21, in Dallas, Texas. Born Feb 9, 1906, she was the daughter of Ransome B. and Zora Muret Holland.

Services will be at 10:30 a. m. Monday, July 24 at Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home. Interment will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, south of Winfield. Friends may call between 5:30 and 9 p. m. Sunday and before services Monday 9 a. m.

Memorials may be established with the donor's choice of charities.

From Winfield [Kansas] Courier, Monday, July 24, 1989

Services for Jean Muret Holland were held at 10:30 a. m. July 24 in Swisher-Taylor & Morris Chapel. The Rev. M. E. Jenkins officiated, Jane Smith was the organist and Christie Muret was the vocalist. 

Casketbearers were Joe, Harold and Raymond Muret and Ray Taylor. Interment was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Swisher-Taylor & Morris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.80


Louis Lea Holland
Louis Lea Holland, 63, of 603 Madison Avenue, Hamlet [North Carolina], died Thursday night [8 January 1976] in Wilmington General Hospital, Wilmington, Del.

Mr. Holland attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and passed the state board receiving his degree in pharmacy. He retired in 1967, selling his drug store; however, he has done relief pharmacy work since that time.

Mr. Holland was a member of the North Carolina Pharmacy Association; the First United Methodist Church; a charter member of the Lions Club; member of Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532, A. F. & A. M.; a 32-degree Mason; member of the Scottish Rite; a Shriner and a member of the Oasis Temple at Charlotte.

Funeral services were conducted today at 11 a. m. from First United Methodist Church with the Rev. T. M. Faggart officiating. Burial was in Richmond County Memorial Park.

Members of the Richmond County Pharmaceutical Association and other pharmacist friends were honorary pallbearers.

Surviving are his wife, the former Iris Bellamy; one daughter, Mrs. Roy (Diana Holland) Smith of Newark, Del.; one son, David Louis Holland of Greenville, four grandchildren; a half brother, Sidney Holland of Bessemer, Ala; and two half sisters, Mrs. Jane Holland Nunn of Smithfield and Mrs. Peggy Holland Gibson of Concord.

The family requests memorials may be sent to the Shriners Cripple Children’s Hospital, Greenville, S. C. The arrangements were handled by Wilson-Harrington Funeral Home.

Final rites for Louis Lea Holland of Hamlet were held at 11 a.m. today from the First United Methodist Church of Hamlet. Officiating at the services was his pastor, the Rev. T. M. Faggart.  Interment followed at Richmond Memorial Park.  Members of the Richmond County Pharmaceutical Association and other pharmacist friends served as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Holland, who made his home at 603 Madison Avenue, died Thursday at the Wilmington Medical Center at Wilmington, Delaware.  He and his wife, the former Iris Bellamy, were visiting relatives in Delaware when he became ill.

A native of Virginia, Mr. Holland was born February 17, 1912.   He attended the University of North Carolina and completed requirements for the Pharmaceutical Board in 1942.

Mr. Holland moved to Hamlet in 1940 where he worked as a pharmacist until his retirement in 1967. He first became a partner in Birmingham Drug Co., later taking over ownership and management of the business. He was a member of the N. C. Pharmaceutical Association and active in affairs of the First United Methodist Church of Hamlet. In addition, Mr. Holland was a charter member of the Hamlet Lions Club, a member of the Sandhill Shrine Club, Hamlet Masonic Lodge No. 532 AF & AM, and of the Scottish Rites and Oasis Shrine Temple of Charlotte.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two children, Mrs. Roy (Diana) Smith of Newark, Del., and David Louis Holland of Greenville, N. C. Also a half-brother, Sidney Holland of Birmingham, Ala.; and two half-sisters, Mrs. Jane H. Nunn of Smithfield and Mrs. Peggy H. Gibson of Concord.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Shriners’ Crippled Children’s Hospital at Greenville, S. C. Arrangements for the funeral services were handled by Wilson-Harrington Funeral Home. 


Peggy Holland [Gibson]
Mrs. Peggy Gibson
Peggy Holland Gibson, 64, of 205 Fryling Ave., S. W., Concord, [North Carolina] died Saturday, May 25, 1996, at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel.  Dr. James Goodloe will officiate.  Burial will be at Carolina Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home and otherwise will be at 336 Eastover Drive, S. E.   Pallbearers will be Cyrus Brooks, Terry Parham, John Hampton, Allen Craven, Dick McMillan and Buddy Collins.

Born Feb 1, 1932, in Fountain, [North Carolina], she was the daughter of the late David and Bessie Owens Holland.  She was a sales associate with Caldwell Real Estate and a past secretary of the Cabarrus County Association of Realtors.  She was an avid gardener.

Survivors include her husband, Willie H. Gibson; three daughters, Mrs. Sherry Rogers and Mrs. Ginger Walter, both of Concord, and Dr. Susan Gibson of Indian Shores, Fla.;  a sister, Mrs. Janie Nunn of Smithfield;  a brother, Sidney Holland of Birmingham, Ala.; and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus County, P. O. Box 1235, Concord, 28026-1235.


Richard Lee Holland  November 13, 1954 - December 15, 2009
LUCAMA -- Richard Lee Holland, 55, 209 Campbell St., died Tuesday.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in Bass Family Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m.
Minshew-Coley Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Published in Obituaries on December 17, 2009 1:47 PM

Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on December 17, 2009.181  Contributed by Alton Parnell.
Note from Alton Parnell: He was born Nov 13, 1954-son of William Jarvis Holland.


Richard Turner Holland February 22, 1917 - September 1, 1991
An image of Richard T. Holland's obituary is in the

Shelby Holland [Niven]
Savannah Morning News contributed by Nancy Holland Slagle

Shelby Niven died December 19, 2004, at Candler Hospital. She was born in Baxley, Georgia to George Bernie Holland and Alleta Winifred Lightsey. Mrs. Niven was a homemaker and lived most of her life in Garden City. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Port Wentworth for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Kenneth Holland. Mrs. Niven is survived by her husband Ronald Niven; two sons and their wives Larry and Debra Niven and T. Darren and Brenda Niven; two grandchildren, Ozma and Lake Niven. Rosary will be held at 6:30 p.m. with visitation to follow till 8:30 p.m. at Massey-Framke Funeral Care. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Greenwich Cemetery in Savannah with Father Well Meir officiating. Burial will follow services. Massey-Framke Funeral CareSavannah Morning News, December 21, 2004


Vivian Marie Holland [Wellons]
From Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries January 18, 2005 contributed by Melissa Ferguson Holland


Vivian Marie Holland Wellons, 64, of Wellons-Boyette Road, Princeton [Johnston County], died Monday [January 17, 2005] at the Brian Center [Health & Rehabilitation Center]. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Princeton.  Pastor Leslie Holt and Pastor Glenn Griffin will officiate. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery.

Mrs. Wellons was born in Wayne County on July 8, 1940, and was the daughter of the late Leslie Glenn and Lillie Correna Woodard Holland and was the widow of Kenneth Ray Wellons. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church [in Princeton, Johnston County] and was a former member of Oakland Friends Church.

She is survived by a son, Wiley Ray Wellons of Princeton; a daughter, Cynthia Marie Wellons Starling, and her husband, Michael, of Princeton; two brothers, Billy Rae Holland of Newport News, Va., and James David Holland of Goldsboro; one sister, Betty Holland Kearney of Goldsboro; and one grandson, Nathanael "Nate" Starling.  The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Parrish Funeral Home in Princeton. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to the Johnston County Foster Children's Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 911, Smithfield, N.C., 27477.

(Pd) Published in Obituaries on January 18, 2005 01:45 PM.  This publication copyright (c)2005 Goldsboro News-Argus, all rights reserved.181 


William Jarvis Holland  October 7, 1932 - January 9, 2006
WILSON -- The funeral for William Jarvis Holland, 73, of Lucama, will be held tonight at 7 in the chapel of Joyner's Funeral Home. Pastor Robert Winstead will officiate. Burial will be on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Murray Family Cemetery, Zebulon.

Mr. Holland was retired from the Ford Motor Assembly Plant in Norfolk, Va.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Wrenn Holland; a daughter, Catherine H. Murphy of Wilson; three sons, Richard Lee Holland of Lucama, Robert Holland of Georgia, and William Holland; three sisters, Eula Lee Barnes of Lucama, Ella Bee Barnes of Goldsboro and Freida Talton of Pikeville; three brothers, Ralph Holland of Fremont, Lassiter Holland of Canada and Milford Holland of Wilson; and 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a son, David Holland..

The family will receive friends at the funeral home immediately following the service tonight, and other times at 5210 Ernest Road, Wilson.

Published in Obituaries on January 11, 2006 2:10 PM .181  Contributed by Alton Parnell.


Zilpha Holland
Mrs. Peacock - Mt. Pleasant Dots  Friday, 15 November, 1912

Mrs. Peacock of Rockingham [Bacon County, Georgia] was laid to rest at Big Creek Church last Thursday.  She leaves a large family and a wide circle of friends to mourn her death. 62

Marvin Ray Howell
Rev. Marvin R. Howell Nov. 7, 1931-Aug. 23, 2008

The Rev. Marvin Ray Howell, 76, went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday surrounded by his loved ones. Homegoing services will be held on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Pentecostal Christian Assemblies, on Cuyler Best Road, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Robert Piper and the Rev. Sherwood Howell officiating. Burial will be Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Howell Family Cemetery on Stoney Creek Church Road.

The. Rev. Howell was born in Wayne County on Nov. 7, 1931, to the late Edgar P.D. Howell and Rosa Chase Howell. The. Rev. Howell was saved at the age of 15 and shortly after was called to preach. He served the Church of God as an evangelist and pastor from 1961 to 1979.

In 1983, he organized the Pentecostal Christian Assemblies where he served as general superintendent for 25 years. He also was a skilled musician, songwriter and singer who could play 35 musical instruments. He will be remembered for his unselfish love and encouragement for humanity, always putting others before himself.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Nancy Jenkins Howell; a son, the Rev. Joel Mark Howell of Goldsboro; three daughters, Faye H. Pate and husband, Thomas of Deep Run, Sharon H. Thomas of Fuquay-Varina, and Marva Dean H. Corbett and husband, Johnny of Greenville; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; his brothers, E. Max Howell of Goldsboro and Randy Howell of Pikeville; and three sisters, Ruth H. Holloman, Dorothy Strickland and Brenda Wall, all of Goldsboro. He is also survived by many special nieces and nephews; and five "adopted" grandsons who called him "Pa-Pa."

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Paul Howell; a brother, Bobby G. Howell; and a son-in-law, the Rev. Richard Thomas.

The family will receive friends at Pentecostal Christian Assemblies following the service and other times at his home, 948 Stoney Creek Church Road, Goldsboro.

Although flowers are welcome, memorial donations may be directed to Pentecostal Christian Assemblies General Fund, P.O. Box 10901, Goldsboro, N.C. 27532.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com
Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on August 25, 2008.181  Contributed by Vickie Holland.

B. L. Maddux

From Bartlett Texas Online News Obituaries 2001 Obituaries 2000181   http://members.aol.com/rpersky848/obit02.htm

B L Maddux, 80, lifetime resident of Holland died July 8, 2002 at his home. He was born Jan 5, 1922 in Holland the son of Gerty Bell Richards and Bright Lonzo Maddux. On October 24, 1947 he was married to Lessie Reveile. He served with the US Army during World War II in the European Theater. Mr. Maddux was a member of First Baptist Church of Holland and had been employed for 29 years with the grounds crew at the VA Hospital in Temple. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and two brothers. Survivors include his daughter Frances Von Stosch; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandsons. Funeral services were held July 10, 2002 at Goodnight Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Jay Thomas officiating. Burial followed in Holland Cemetery.162 

Rosina Marklend [Muret]
From Winfield [Kansas] Courier, Wednesday, September 5, 1906
Mrs. Rosina Muret, wife of G. P. Muret, died Monday evening, Sept. 3, 1906, at her home south of town and was buried Tuesday afternoon at Hackney, the funeral occurring at the Hackney Baptist Church. Rev. Staufer of Oxford officiating. The deceased was 59 years of age and had lived for many years about 5 miles south of the city. A very large number of friends followed the body to its last resting place at the Hackney Cemetery.80

James Isaac Martin

Aug. 5, 1974-June 25, 2006

James "Jamie" Isaac Martin, age 31, of Grantham, departed this earthly life on Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2006, as a result of an automobile accident near Newton Grove.

Jamie was born on August 5, 1974, in Wayne County to Deborah M. Martin and the late Walter A. Martin. He was a 1993 graduate of Southern Wayne High School and was employed by Classic Landscape and Design. Jamie was a member of Riverside Free Will Baptist Church in Princeton. He had a great love for rebuilding and racing four-wheelers. His greatest love was for his wife and two children, whom he spent much of his time with. Jamie never met a stranger and was always willing to help anyone in need. His favorite saying was "I love life!" He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.

In addition to his mother, Debbie, he is survived by the love of his life, Sherry Bell Martin; his two children, Skylar James Martin and Marissa Louise Martin, both of the home; his brother, Anthony Martin and his wife, Rhonda, of Goldsboro; his mother and father-in-law, Debbie and Ron Berry of Goldsboro and Gary and Debbie Bell of Stantonsburg; his aunts and uncles, Billy and Kay Martin of Clinton, Gary and Debbie Martin of Atkinson, Larry and Sandy Martin of Grantham, George Frank Martin of Elizabethan, Judy and Terry Tucker of Grantham, Janie Fitzgerald of Raleigh, Frank and Sharon Bradshaw of Turkey; and many special nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his "Pals."

Jamie was the grandson of Edna H. Martin of Clinton and the late George B. Martin and the late James R. and Rose Mozingo.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. The Reverend Dennis Pollock and Reverend James Corbett will officiate. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park. Pall Bearers will be Jeff Walters, Larry Lane, Michael Johnson, Ricky McCullen, Gary Bell Jr., Adam Martin, David Wise, Spence Powell and Todd Harrell.

The family will receive friends this evening from 6 until 8 at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro, and other times at the home of his mother, Debbie Martin, 104 Rhonda Place in Goldsboro.

Expressions of sympathy to the Martin family may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. (Written & Paid by the Family)   Published in Obituaries on June 28, 2006 02:11 PM


Hertha Moody [Holland]
from The Baxley News-Banner Online Edition, September 12, 2007 contributed by Medders Family Org, Richard M. Medders September 20, 1007

Hertha Holland

Hertha Holland, age 82, of Jacksonville, FL died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at the Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce, FL after an extended illness.

She was a native of Pierce County, but had lived in Jacksonville since 1951. Hertha was daughter of the late Johnny Moody and Lessie Whitehead Moody. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. D. (Sonny) Holland and brother, James Moody. She was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church in Appling County.

Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Porter and husband, Dale of Fort Pierce, FL.; sister, Johnnie Dixon of Jacksonville, FL; two grandchildren, Pamella Arrieta of Lake Worth, FL and Wayne Porter of Orlando, FL; also six great-grandchildren survive.

Funeral services were held Saturday morning at 11:00 o'clock at Red Oak Baptist Church in Appling County with the Rev. Ron Ross officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home Friday evening between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m. The body was carried to the church at 10:00 a.m. to lie in state.

Active pallbearers were G.M. Daniels, Joe Chafin, Jeff Morris, Buddy Bryant, Jack Morris and Ronnie Dixon. Honorary pallbearers were Harold Martin, Lamar Hartley, Jack Sullivan, Wiley Waters, Billy Whitaker, Edwin Holland, Travis Durham, Jimmy Greentree and Bubba Bryant.

Crosby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

James Robert Mozingo
From The Sampson Independent  Friday, 9 October, 2002

James Robert Mozingo, 76 

Goldsboro - Mr. James Robert Mozingo, 76, of 303 Earl Drive, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, in Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 8, at Seymour Funeral Home chapel in Goldsboro with the Rev. Dr. Al Herrington and the Rev. J. Lewis Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park with military honors.

Mr. Mozingo was a native of Seven Springs and the son of the late George Frank and Rosa Quinn Mozingo. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Pacific during World War II. He was a member of George Kirby Memorial Presbyterian Church where he served as a deacon for many years and was currently a member of Antioch Presbyterian Church. He was a master craftsman with building and millwork. He retired as the owner and operator of Mozingo's Saw Service and was co-owner of Mozingo Brothers Cabinet and Millwork. 
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Delmar Mozingo, William Patrick "Pat" Mozingo, Edward Mozingo, and Charles Mozingo; and two sisters, Elizabeth M. Hardy and Lucille M. Ellis. He is survived by his wife, Rosa Mae Crumpler Mozingo of the home; three daughters, Janie M. Fitzgerald of Raleigh, Deborah M. Martin of Goldsboro, and Sharon M. Bradshaw of Turkey; his sister, Rachel M. Thompson of Seven Springs; his brother, Elmer Lee Mozingo of Pikeville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.
The family will receive friends at the home.45


George Phillip Muret
From Winfield [Kansas] Courier Tuesday, February 8, 1921

MURET     George Phillip Muret - a pioneer resident of Pleasant Valley township died at the family home 5 miles south of Winfield, Monday afternoon - [Feb. 7, 1921] shortly before 5 o'clock. Mr. Muret had been in failing health but was taken suddenly worse Monday noon.

He was born in Switzerland County, Indiana, March 8, 1944 and was 76 years and 11 months old. He came to Cowley County in 1883 locating near Arkansas City, later moving to his present farm. 
He is survived by seven children, Mrs. Zora Holland of Chandler, Oklahoma; L. G. Muret, F. N. Muret, and Clyde Muret of Blackwell; Ernest C. Muret, Hugh Muret, and Miss Myrtle Muret of Hackney. The wife and one son preceded him in death. Two brothers, w. H. Muret of Hackney; F. P. Muret of Blackwell, Oklahoma, and two sisters, Mrs. E. E. Torrance of Portland, Oregon and Mrs. Taylor Lee of Vevay, Indiana. 
The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Hackney Baptist Church conducted by Rev. R. S. Sargent. Interment in the Hackney Cemetery.

Winfield [Kansas] Courier  - Thursday, Feb. 10, 1921
FUNERALS     The funeral of George P. Muret was held at the hackney Baptist Church, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. J. J. Patterson, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Winfield. Miss Kate Chapin, Mrs. Harland Whitacre, Mrs. E. L. Whitson, Mr. and Mrs. George Beach, Mrs. James Cochran, Ralph Fisher and B. M. Whitson sang "Jesus Lover of My Soul," "Just When I Need Him Most" and "Rock of Ages." Mrs. Grover Whitson presided at the piano.

The pallbearers were Ed Breeden, F. A. Chapin, C. G. Whitson, A. D. Whitson, W. P. Whitehill, J. M. Fisher. The floral offerings were many and very beautiful. The seven children of Mr. Muret were all here for the funeral. Interment was made in Hackney Cemetery. 80



Patricia Ann Phillips [Holland]
from Allen & Allen Funeral Home Memorial Obituaries

Patricia Ann Phillips Holland
Born in Morgantown, West Virginia on Jun. 7, 1940
Departed on Nov. 28, 2007 and resided in Thomasville, GA.

Visitation:Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007   Service:Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007    Cemetery:Laurel Hill Cemetery

Graveside services for Patricia Ann Phillips Holland will be Sunday, December 2nd at 2:30 p.m. at Laurel Hill
Cemetery, 14th street. Mrs. Holland died November 28th at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Born June 7, 1940 in Morgantown, West Virginia she was the daughter of Delores Kathleen Henry and James Ervin Phillips. On
September 8, 1962 she married James Theron Holland who preceded her in death by a mere eleven months. Pat was a loving mother and grandmother whose creativity was endless. She worked for the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research for ten years before leaving to raise her children. She then returned to work as a teacher’s aide and finally retired from Archbold Medical Center as a medical laboratory transcriptionist.
Mrs. Holland will also be remembered as a master seamstress. She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law Robert and Nancy Phillips; sister and brother-in-law Edwin and Delores Prugh both of Morgantown, West Virginia; son and daughter-in-law David and Charlotte Holland of Gainesville, Georgia; daughter
Leslie Holland of Thomasville; grandsons Zachary and Joshua and granddaughter Kristen Holland all of Gainesville, Georgia. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center 116 Mimosa Dr. Thomasville, GA., 31792 or the Archbold Foundation, Gordon Ave. at Mimosa Dr., Thomasville, GA., 31792. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 3-5 p.m. Visitors may sign the online guest register at www.allenfh.com.   ALLEN & ALLEN FUNERAL HOME



Elizabeth Askew Pittman from the Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries

Sept. 25, 1921-Oct. 6, 2008
KENLY -- Elizabeth Askew Pittman went to be with her Lord early Monday morning.
A service to celebrate her life will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church, where she was a member for more than 65 years. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and received the Lifetime Membership Award. Dr. Richard Glosson, Rev. Andy Bunn and Mr. Franklin Lane will officiate. Interment will be in the Kenly Cemetery.
Elizabeth was born in Kenly on Sept. 25, 1921, to the late A.G. Askew and Willie Baker Askew. Preceding her in death was her husband of over 50 years, Eldridge Pittman.
She is survived by two sons and two daughters, Kay E. Pittman (Patricia) of Williamston, Robert Pittman of Duluth, Ga., Linda P. Bunn, and Jane P. Thomas (Bruce) all of Pikeville; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Rebecca Ferrell of Raleigh and brother, Ben Askew of Onancock, Va.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Union Grove Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 1283 Union Grove Church Road, Fremont, N.C., 27830.
The family will be at Wilson Memorial Service, tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Arrangements are being handled by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, N, Wilson.
Published in Obituaries on October 8, 2008 1:35 PM


Dallas Purvis Jr.
from the Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries contributed by Alton Parnell181 
Dallas Purvis Jr.   Aug. 25, 1933 - Aug. 22, 2007
KENLY -- Dallas V. Purvis Jr., 73, died Wednesday [August 22, 2007]. He was born in Martin County to the late Dallas and Ida Purvis. He is survived by his wife, Sallie Purvis and three children. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home of Kenly. Burial will follow in the Dixon Family Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Published in Obituaries on August 23, 2007 01:47 PM 181 



Odessa Radford Davis Duke

Odessa R. Duke
Jan. 9, 1922-Sept. 23, 2008

Odessa Radford Davis Duke, 86, former resident of Kirkwood Retirement Village, passed away on Tuesday [September 23, 2008] at the Brian Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday [September 25, 2008] at 7 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dwight Dunning officiating. Interment will be held on Friday [September 26, 2008] at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Sutton officiating.

Odessa was born in Johnston County on Jan. 9, 1922, to the late Thomas Radford and Mary Toler Radford. She was a retired teacher's assistant with the Goldsboro City Schools. Odessa was a member of the Tabernacle Pentecostal Holiness Church and was involved in the Women's Ministries.

Odessa is survived by her sons, Ronny Davis of Goldsboro and Roy Davis of Goldsboro; three grandchildren, Brian Davis and wife, Carolyn of Forest Hill, Md., Kristin Davis of Chesapeake, Va. and Sarah Paul and husband, Andrew of Front Royal, Va.; and her best friend, Christine Jernigan.

The family would like to offer a special thanks to the medical staff at the Brian Center for the loving care given to their mother. The family will receive friends Thursday following the service at Seymour Funeral Home.

Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on September 24, 2008.  This publication copyright ©2008 Goldsboro News-Argus, all rights reserved.181  Contributed by Vickie Holland.


Urban Jay Roberts
from the Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries contributed by Sharon Mozingo Bradshaw
Urban Roberts died Nov. 30, 2005
Urban "J Bird" Roberts, 78, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.  A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Johnny Sasser officiating. Mr. Roberts was born in Wayne County to the late Milford "Dick" and Emogene Price Roberts and was married to Annie Ruth Crumpler Roberts. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he retired as a master sergeant with 26 years of service. He was a member of Emmaus Baptist Church, Goldsboro Golf Course, Lane Tree Golf Course and the E. L. Roberts Sunday School Class.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Jeffery Charles of Goldsboro; two sisters, Helen Hales of Goldsboro and Eleanor Senour of S. Bend, Ind.; and three grandchildren, Stephen C. Charles, Melissa A. Charles and Christina M. Charles. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack Roberts and Lemly Roberts.

The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service, and at other times at the home of Gail and Jeffery Charles, 306 Yearling Drive. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be
made to Emmaus Baptist Church. Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the family. (Pd)
Published in Obituaries on December 1, 2005 01:54 PM Obituaries Archive
This publication copyright ©2005 Goldsboro News-Argus, all rights reserved.181 



Robbie Jean Walker Sams        Nov. 25, 1934 - Aug. 9, 2010

Robbie Jean Sams, 75, of 230 Ryan Way, died Monday [August 9, 2010] at Kitty Askins Hospice Center [in Goldsboro, NC].

Born in Sherwood, Okla., she was the daughter of the late Harvey Clinton Walker and Ethel Brewer Walker and wife of the late Harry
William Sams Jr.

She was a member of the United In Christ Church.

Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday [August 12, 2010] at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with pastor Ira Williford officiating.

Family members will greet friends Thursday one hour prior to the service at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and at other times will be
at the home of her son, James and Christel Sams, 230 Ryan Way, Goldsboro.

Ms. Sams is survived by two sons, James David Sams and wife, Christel, Roger William Sams and wife, Leslie; three daughters, Wanda
Westbrook and husband, Donald Ray, Vickie Holland and husband, Dennis, Diane Jones and husband, Keith; three brothers, Harvey
Walker, Edward Walker and Delmer Walker; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Published in Goldsboro News-Argus Obituaries on August 11, 2010 1:47 PM



Wayne Steve Snipes
from The Salisbury Post, July 06, 2000 contributed by Bill Snipes

KANNAPOLIS   The funeral will be Friday for Wayne Steve Snipes, 55, 113 Brookshire Ave., who died Tuesday (July 4, 2000) at NorthEast Medical Center, Concord.

Born July 1, 1945, in Key West, Fla., Mr. Snipes was a son of Edith Nottage Snipes, Concord, and the late Edward J. Snipes. Employed by Southeastern Freight, Charlotte, he had earlier worked for Southern Wholesale, also in Charlotte.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include wife Mary Jo Hix Snipes; daughter Lauren Holland, Southern Pines; sons Bryan and Joel Snipes, both of Charlotte; brother Edward C. Snipes, Kannapolis; and three grandchildren.
Services: Memorial, 5 p.m. Friday, Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev.Doug Kearney and the Rev. Hoke Ritchie.  Visitation: 4-5 p.m. Friday in the church parlor. At other times the family will be at the home on Brookshire Avenue.  Memorials: Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, 101 Vance St., Kannapolis, NC. 28081.


Dale William Yates
from Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas  published January 27, 2008 contributed by Sherry Faidley Healy

Dale William Yates Sr.   Services for Dale William Yates Sr., 91, of Temple will be at 2 p.m. Monday [January 28, 2008] at First Church of the Nazarene in Temple with the Rev. Don Boesel officiating.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Temple.
Mr. Yates died Thursday, Jan. 24, [2008] at his home.

He was born Jan. 15, 1917, in Celina to George Yates and Jewel Yates. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served five years in Europe and also served as a first lieutenant in the Texas National Guard. He married Anna Jean Gould on Oct. 2, 1942. She preceded him in death in 1989. He later married his present wife, Ruth Faidley Maddux. He was named Optimist of the Year and was president of the Optimist Club. He was a member of the Temple Chamber of Commerce, and was past director of the United Fund. He was past president of the Bell County Cancer Society, was the banking chairman of the DWI task force in Bell County, he was president of the Temple Industrial Foundation and a past chairman of the Bell Chapter of the American Red Cross. He was also a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Temple, having served as Sunday school superintendent for 20 years and was chairman on the Advisory Board of the San Antonio District Church of the Nazarene. He served as vice president of the First National Bank in Temple and was also elected president of the board in 1980. In 2007 he was honored by the Board of Directors with a proclamation naming him as Director Emeritus and continuing in this position until his death. In 1996 he was honored in Dallas by the Texas Bankers Association for working more than 50 years in the banking industry. Out of the eight bankers honored he was the only one who had been with the same bank for the duration.

Survivors are his wife; two sons, Dale Yates Jr. of Temple, Leland Yates of Albuquerque, N. M.; a stepson, Kenny Maddux of Temple; three stepdaughters, Carol McDaniel of Temple, Karen Schlickeisen of Holland, Sharen Kiesling of Thorndale; a sister, Evelyn Barnett of Perryton; three grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, Building Fund, 5000 S. 31st St., Temple 76502 and American Cancer Society, 1311 N. New Road, Waco 76710.
A family visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.

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Holland site published 10 July 1996 This page added  5 May 1998 - Last updated 05 March 2013

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