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Guy Eula Ipock

Guy Eula Ipock, 95, of Olympia Road died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Bayview Nursing Center.  She was a member of Broad Creek Christian Church.  She is survived by two sons, Robert Ipock and Charles Ipock, both of Ernul; two daughters, Dorothy I. Vincent of Talladega, Ala., and Janice I. Jones of Olympia; two stepsons, Archie Ipock of Ernul and Raymond Ipock of New Bern; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Kitt Swamp Church, with the Rev. Roy Savage officiating. Interment will follow immediately in Ipock Family Cemetery, Elmon Road, Ernul. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Wednesday, October 1, 2008)

Mary Elizabeth Hunnings Ipock

NEW BERN - Mary Elizabeth "Dot" Hunnings Ipock, 67, of New Bern died Friday, September 30. A funeral service was held Monday, October 3, 2 pm, at Cotten Chapel with the Rev. Graham Lane officiating. Burial was in New Bern Memorial Cemetery.  She retired recently from Pak-A-Sak.  She is survived by her husband, Frank Ipock; sons, Donnie Sawyer, John Hoke and Tom Hoke and James Sawyer, all of New Bern, Terry Sawyer of Salisbury, Wayne Simpson of Chicago, IL; daughters, Wanda Hoke, Francis Simpson, both of New Bern, and Christina Simpson of Washington, DC; brothers and sisters, Richard Hunnings of Kinston, Clyde "Knot" Hunnings, Obrion Hunnings, Barbara Tripp, Frances Ringgold and Julia Flores, all of New Bern; and several grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Letha Hunnings, son Tony Brent Sawyer, Sr., brothers Darry Hunnings and Jimmy Ray Hunnings and sisters Peggy Wiley and Carolyn Dale.  Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Ipock family.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - October 3, 2005)

A. Earle Ireland

ALLIANCE - A. Earle Ireland, 100, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007, at Britthaven of Pamlico. He was born Dec. 9, 1907, son of the late Malachi Emory Ireland and Eva McCotter Ireland.  Mr. Ireland was a retired farmer and was a charter member of Alliance United Methodist Church, where he had served as Sunday school superintendent, and trustee.  He was a member of Bayboro Masonic Lodge #331 for over 60 years and a member of the Eastern Star and Triangle Fire Department. He was on the original board of directors of the N.C. Soybean Producers Association; an original member of the board of commissioners for the Town of Alliance, a former Boy Scout leader, Pamlico County representative of the John Motley Morehead Scholarship Foundation, and an alumnus of the University of North Carolina.  He was preceded in death by his dear wife, Rosebud W. Ireland, on June 13, 2000. He is survived by a sister, Thelma Spencer of Alliance, and several loving nieces and nephews.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Penny Dollar Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park in New Bern. The family will receive friends at Bryant Funeral Home between 6 and 8 p.m. Friday and other times at the home of Jimmy and Julia Spencer, 82 Mill Pond Road in Alliance.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Thursday, January 3, 2008)

Bennie Eldridge Ireland

Bennie Eldridge Ireland, 73, of Lowland died Monday, April 14, 2008, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He retired from PCS Phosphate and was a member of Wardens Grove Free Will Baptist Church.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Wardens Grove Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Nick Watson, the Rev. Terry Lewis, the Rev. John Carawan and the Rev. Doug Whitfield officiating. Interment will be in Lowland Community Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane; son, Doug Whitfield of Las Vegas; two brothers, Zool Ireland of Lowland and Dolan Ireland of Cove City; and two sisters, Ramona Willis of Goose Creek and Iola Leary of Lowland.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Bryant Funeral Home.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations, Alliance.   (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Thursday, April 17, 2008)

Bertie Sadler Ireland
[Oct. 13, 1931 - June 9, 2006]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – June 2006)

Beulah Moore Ireland

Beulah Moore Ireland, 75, of Lowland died Tuesday March 27, 2007, at Pitt Memorial Hospital.  She was a member of Wardens Grove FWB Church. She was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary.  The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Wardens Grove FWB Church with the Rev. Swade Benson and John Carawan officiating.  Burial will be in Lowland Community Cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Edwin Ireland; son, Walter Lyndsey Sadler Jr. of Bridgton; daughters Brenda Sadler Rivenbark of New Bern and Lisa Sadler Wood of Salem, N.C.; and two grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bryant Funeral Home.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Thursday, March 29, 2007)

Cresie Swindell Ireland
[Mar. 5, 1917 - July 29, 1999]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – July or Aug. 1999)

Edna Wilkinson Ireland
[Sept. 7, 1922 - Apr. 29, 1998]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – April 1998)

Floyd Thomas Ireland, Sr.
[Sept. 16, 1944 - Aug. 7, 2007]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – Aug. 2007)

Freeman Bradley Ireland

LOWLAND - Freeman "Brad" Bradley Ireland, 47, of Lowland, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.  He is survived by his mother, Gloria L. Ireland of Holden Beach; his father, Zool Ireland and his wife, Ruth, of Lowland; one son, Scottie Ireland; one brother, Ivan Ireland of Lowland; and two sisters, Renee' Smith of New Bern and Lisa Peele of Swansboro. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wardens Grove Free Will Baptist Church in the fellowship hall.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - February 1, 2010)

George Graham Ireland, Jr.
[Aug. 25, 1924 - Oct. 29, 2000]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – Oct. or Nov. 2000)


George Lenwood Ireland
[Feb. 22, 1930 - Nov. 12, 2005]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – Nov. 2005)

Grady R. Ireland, III

Reelsboro - Grady R. “Robby” Ireland of Reelsboro died Saturday, September 13.  Funeral service will be held Friday, September 19 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Tim Webber officiating.  Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery.  Survivors include:  daughter, Catherine Dana Ireland of the home; son, James Matthew Ireland of the home; parents, G.R. and Peggy Ireland of Reelsboro; sisters, Julie Ireland of New Bern and Wendy I. Potter of Lowland; and brother, Paul Mark Ireland of New Bern.  Mr. Ireland attended Bayboro Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends at Bryant Funeral Home on Thursday, September 18, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and other times at the home of his parents, 479 Chair Road, Reelsboro.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home, Alliance.

Both articles are from the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]

Grady Robinson Ireland

REELSBORO - Grady Robinson Ireland, Jr., 73, died Monday, June 20, 2005. He was a member of Bayboro Masonic Lodge #331, and was a retired US Navy Veteran. He served two terms in Viet Nam and one in Korea.  Mr. Ireland was preceded in death by his son, Grady "Robby" Ireland, III. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Ireland; one son, Paul Mark Ireland, and wife, Lynn Balance Ireland, of Reelsboro; two daughters, Wendy Ireland Potter, and husband, Johnnie Wayne Potter, and Julie Ireland, all of Reelsboro; one brother, Jackie Ireland, and wife, Sue Ireland, of Minnesott Beach; and nine grandchildren, Jon Potter, Carolyne Potter, Paul Mark Ireland, Jr., Erica Ireland, Ian Ireland, Paula Dyan Ireland, Erin Ireland, Holli Toler and Travis Biquet.  A graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 at 2:00 pm in Sandhill Cemetery with the Rev. Earl Sadler, Jr. officiating. Masonic Rites will be conducted by Bayboro Masonic Lodge #331.  Family and friends are to be receive at Bryant Funeral Home from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 21 and other times at the home.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - June 2005)

Guy L. Ireland

Guy L. Ireland, 72, of the 5200 block of Riverwood Road, passed away Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, at his home.  Mr. Ireland was born in Lowland, N.C., and was the son of the late Prince Edward and Bertha Clark Ireland. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Corbert, Chestene, Archie, Preston and Leo; and his sister, Dea Ireland Daniels.  Mr. Ireland was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II and served on the Atlantic coast sub-chasers. He was formerly in sales and management at Bruce-Flournoy Ford and was previously the owner of Guy Ireland Motor Co. in Norfolk. He was formerly vice president of the Tidewater Independence Dealers Association. He was vice president of Ireland Barge and a charter member of Elizabeth Park Civic League. Mr. Ireland was president and owner of Ireland Marine Inc. of Chesapeake.  He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy Harris Ireland; three devoted sons and their wives, Gregory S. Ireland and Deborah of Chesapeake, Lenwood B. Ireland and Robin of Virginia Beach and Jimmy G. Ireland and Ellen of Chesapeake; six grandchildren; a dear niece, Judy Ireland Carawan of Chesapeake; and numerous nieces and nephews.  A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. today at Great Bridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Dick Baker and the Rev. Charles Moseley officiating. Interment will be at 4 p.m. in Lowland Cemetery, Lowland, N.C. Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, VA] - February 16, 2000; pg. B6)

Herman Linwood Ireland

In loving memory of husband, father, grandfather and special friend, Herman "PaPa" Linwood Ireland, 82 of Alliance, who passed away peacefully Monday, March 6, 2006 at home surrounded by his family. He was a long-standing member of Rock of Zion Free Will Baptist Church in Grantsboro. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna "GiGi" Wilkinson Ireland. He is survived by his loving companion Shirley Gay; one son, Linwood Ireland and wife, Glenda; one daughter, Luray Jones and husband, George; grandchildren, Alton R. Whealton and companion, Charlie Wittmer, Dail K. Wilkinson, Jr. and companion, Donna Buck, Beth Bynum and husband, Michael, Tracy I. Sanders and husband, Don, and Michael S. Ireland; two step-grandchildren, Dean Jones and Donnie Jones; great-grandchildren, Jaron and Japeth Whealton, Allen Nobles, Taylor Underwood, Gabrielle Whealton, William Sanders, Mikayla Sanders, Bryce Bynum and Caylee Bynum; sisters, Dorothy Harrison, Geraldine Ireland and Mariene Simpson; and many more family and friends that loved him very much.  A funeral service was held Thursday, March 9 at 2:00 pm at Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Bryan and the Rev. T.O. Terry officiating. Burial was in Sandhill Cemetery in Reelsboro.  The family received friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 8 from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm and other times at the home on Mill Pond road in Alliance.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - March 2006)

John Alfred Ireland

John Alfred Ireland, 94, of Britthaven of Pamlico died Sunday at Craven Regional Medical Center.  A gravesite service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New Bern Memorial Cemetary with the Rev. Jack Phillips officiating.  Ireland is survived by his son, George L. Ireland of New Bern and by his grandson.  The family will receive friends at the home of George L. Ireland at 314 Beach St.  Arrangements are by Pollock Wells & Best Funeral Home.

From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]  [unknown newspaper]

Katie Miller Ireland

BAYBORO - Katie Miller Ireland, 72, of 407 South Street, Bayboro, died Friday, March 26 at Craven Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Bayboro United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star, 60-Plus Club and the Achy Breaky Dance Club.  She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Roscoe Ireland; brothers, L.B. Miller, Jr., Furney L. Miller and James A. Miller; and one sister, Elizabeth G. Hopkins.  She is survived by one son, Lewis I. Rawls, Jr. and wife, Teresa, and grandsons, Wesley and Cody, all of Merritt; one daughter, Vicki I. Lewis, and husband, Michael, and grandsons, Kevin Lewis and wife, Kathy, and Dwayne Lewis, and wife, Lynn, all of Lowland; two brothers, Robert B. Miller and wife, Evelyn, of Bayboro and Ellie Miller and wife, Martha, of New Bern; two sisters, Kathleen M. Robinson of Bayboro and Clara M. DeHoog of Terra Ceia, NC; two sisters-in-law, Louise S. Miller of Bayboro and Lillian E. Miller of Merritt; two nieces and nephews.  A funeral service was held Monday, March 29 at 2 pm at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Roach officiating. Internment was in Greenleaf Memorial Park.  The family received friends immediately following the service and at other times at the home of Kathleen Robinson, 405 South Street in Bayboro.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations in Alliance, NC.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - March 2004)

Kenly Robert Ireland

NEW BERN - Kenly Robert Ireland, Sr., 59, formerly of Lowland, died Sunday, August 21 at his home. A funeral service was held Thursday, August 25, 10 am, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain A.G. Parker officiating. Burial, with Military Honors, was in Sandhill Cemetery.  He worked as a tugboat engineer, served in the US Navy and was a member of Havelock VFW Post #7315 and Military Order of the Cooties.  He is survived by three brothers, Curtis "Stakes" Ireland of Lowland, Herman Lee "Buster" Ireland, Jr. of Bayboro and Floyd Thomas Ireland of New Bern; one sister, Shelby Ireland Keech of Lowland; and one grandson.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - August 23, 2005)

Leo Casper Ireland

Leo Casper Ireland, 71, of the Lake Landing Community, Route 1, died Wednesday Feb. 5, 1997, at Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven.  Born in Pamlico County on May 20, 1925, he was the son of the late William and Bertha Clark Ireland. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army and spent most of his working years as a commercial fisherman and was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church, Lake Landing.  Surviving are his wife, Sharlot King Ireland; stepson, James Florant of Merritt Island, Fla.; two brothers, Archie Ireland of Lowland and Guy Ireland of Norfolk; and two step-grandchildren.  A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery. The Rev. Al Mackinsey, priest, will officiate. The family will receive friends at the home, Lake Landing. Memorials may be directed to St. George's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 101, Engelhard, N.C. 27824. Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, VA] - February 8, 1997; pg. B6)

Lyle Travis Ireland
[Apr. 21, 1947 - Apr. 27, 2002]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – Apr. or May 2002)

Mark Steven Ireland

MERRITT - Mark Steven Ireland, 55, of Alligator Creek Road, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at home.  He volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, Pamlico County.  He is survived by two sisters, Sheila Ireland Scott and Sylvia Ireland Bell, both of Maribel.  A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 17, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Baldwin officiating.  The family will receive friends at the home of his sister, Sylvia Bell, 379 Tempe Gut Road, Maribel.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Sunday, October 16, 2011)

Mildred Kerby Ireland

Mildred “Mickey” Kerby Ireland, 82, of Aurora died Monday, October 22, 2012, at CarolinaEast Medical Center. She is survived by one daughter, Lynda Daniels of Indiana; two grandchildren, Andrea Foster and husband, Jose Vazquez Aguilar and Rodney Foster; and two great-grandchildren, Kesi Foster and Javier Vazquez Foster. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 26, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Linton officiating. Interment will follow immediately in Sandhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Crematory, Alliance.  (Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - October 24, 2012)

Miles Wade Ireland

Miles Wade Ireland, 60, of Leland, formerly of Lowland, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington.   He was a tugboat captain with Express Marine for 35 years. He was a member of The Meeting Place Church.  He is survived by his wife, Nancy, of Leland; son, Miles Wade Ireland Jr. of Aurora; daughter, Tammy Ireland Ganues of Grantsboro; stepdaughter, Kirsten Spurling of Wilmington; four brothers, Casper Ireland of Lowland, Jerry Ireland of Reelsboro, Danny Ireland of Lowland and Robbie Ireland of Engelhardt; one sister, Karen Stowe of Chocowinity; two grandchildren, David and James Cooper of Grantsboro; two stepgrandchildren, Ashley and April Spurling of Wilmington; and two great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Cooper of Stonewall and Jaiden Cooper of Arapahoe.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at Wardens Grove F.W.B. Church with the Rev. Earl Sadler and the Rev. Taffy Hopkins officiating. Interment to follow immediately in the Lowland Community Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday, April 26, at Bryant Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. and additional times at the home of Casper Ireland, Middle Prong Road, Lowland.  (The Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Saturday, April 26, 2008)

Dannie Robert Isenhart

Dannie Robert Isenhart, 63, of Stonewall died May 24 at home. He is survived by his wife, Gayle Isenhart; his mother, Lennie Isenhart; his daughter; four brothers, Bucky Tinney, Earl Isenhart, Porter Isenhart and Randy Isenhart; three sisters, Millie Rice, Sue Walker and Libby Powers; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A funeral service was held May 27 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Timmy Webber officiating. Interment followed in Grantsboro Cemetery. The family received friends and relatives prior to the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home of his daughter.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Crematory, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - May 30, 2012

Horace Bryan Ives, II

BREVARD - Horace Bryan Ives, II, 79, died Monday, April 22, 2002. He was a native of Pamlico County and a resident of Brevard, where he was a member of First Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Horace Bryan and Elizabeth Rice Ives. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and the Korean War, past deacon of his church and a Kiwanian. Mr. Ives was a graduate of the UNC Chapel Hill and a sales manager for Browning Manufacturing Co. division of Emerson Electric. He was a beloved husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Kimzey Ives daughter, Margaret Eller, of Charlotte three sons, Horace Bryan Ives, III and H. Frasier Ives, both of Charlotte, and Justin Eller of Fort Myers, Fla. sister, Elizabeth Ewell, of Greenville and seven grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Hayes officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 122 Gaston St., Brevard, NC 28712. Moore Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  (Asheville Citizen-Times [Asheville, NC] - April 24, 2002; pg. B4)

Ella Credle Jackson

Ella Credle Jackson, 77, of 3005 Madison Ave., New Bern, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2007, at Two Rivers Healthcare-Neuse.  She was a native of Pamlico County and lived in New Jersey and Florida until retirement in New Bern. She was a registered nurse and school volunteer. She was a member of Mt. Calvary M.B. Church.  Her funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Calvary M.B. Church with the Rev. L.B. Kelsey officiating. Burial will be in Homer Fillmore Credle Sr. Cemetery in Mesic.  She is survived by her son, Steven Jackson, Daytona Beach, Fla.; three daughters, Lillie Faye DeJournette, Central Islip, N.Y., Nancy Jackson and Rita J. Williams, both of New Bern; her brothers, Homer Credle Jr. of New Bern, Glenwood Credle and Herman Credle, both of Red Bank, N.J., Guy Credle of Neptune, N.J., and Samuel Whitehurst of Spotsylvania, Va.; her sisters, Ruby Sawyer of Maribel, Neva Branch of New Bern, Joyce O’Neal of Mesic, Nettie Melvin of Tinton Falls, N.J., Laula Allen of Garner and Elnora Phillips of Manhattan, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at Oscar’s Mortuary and at the church an hour before the service Tuesday.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Friday, August 31, 2007)

Linda Lee Jackson

Linda Lee Jackson, 56, of Oriental, died Monday, August 3, 2009 at home.  She is survived by three sisters: Dianne Joeckel of Naples, Fla., Ginger Jackson of Sanford, NC, and Jo Ann Sears of Palmyra, Va.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009)  Kindly submitted by Shirley Gabbert.

Liselotte Sayle Jackson
(August 4, 1928 - August 17, 2013)

Liselotte Sayle Jackson, 84, of Oriental died Saturday, August 17, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  She attended Oriental First Baptist Church.  She is survived by her son, Daniel Jackson of New Bern; her brother, Max Sayle of Germany; and two grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 22 at Oriental First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Harper officiating.  The family will receive friends and family immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.  (Bryant Funeral Home)

Walter Allen Jackson

ARAPAHOE - Walter Allen Jackson, 52, of Arapahoe died, Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He is survived by his parents, Allen and Agnes Jackson of Arapahoe; two sons, Cody A. Jackson and Evan C. Jackson, both of Jacksonville; one brother, David Troy Jackson of LaGrange; and one sister, Becky Brown of Kinston.  A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rex Horn officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Monday, June 30, 2008)

Barbara Jarvis James

Barbara Jarvis James, 59, of Boiling, Texas, formerly of the Maribel community in Pamlico County, died on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at the South Coast Medical Center, in Whorton, Texas.   She is survived by her husband, Charlie James; one son, Jason James; three daughters, Nakisha Maxie, Ivy James and Ursula James; and 14 grandchildren.   The funeral was held on Friday, May 15, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church in Pledger, Texas. Burial was held in the church cemetery.   Local announcement is by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home Inc., New Bern.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Sunday, May 24, 2009)

Bernice Fisher James

Mrs. Bernice Fisher James of 1414 Dans Road, died Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital.  The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 10, 1999, at Providence Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park.  Mrs. James was a native of Pamlico County. She was a retired teacher from the Burlington City Public School System. Survivors are her son, Andre James of Greensboro; daughters, Ms. Patti LeVerne James of Greensboro, Mrs. Linda James Owens (Douglas) of Chantilly, Va., Mrs. Billie James Branscomb of Washington, DC; one brother, Odyses Fisher of El Paso, Texas; four sisters, Mrs. Arrimenta F. Estes of Raleigh, Mrs. Aileen F. Blount of Grantsboro, Mrs. Gloria F. Davis of Andrews, SC, Mrs. Margaret F. Wright of Woodbridge, Va.; three grandsons, Alexander Owens, Devin Owens, both of Chantilly, Va., Roderick Jessupof Greensboro; one granddaughter, Ruby Branscomb of Washington, DC.  The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the church.  Arrangements are entrusted to Hargett Funeral Service.  (Greensboro News & Record [Greensboro, NC] - July 9, 1999; pg. B6)

William Ralph James

CHESAPEAKE - William Ralph ''Jesse'' James of South Military Highway, died Sept. 28, 2001 in Chesapeake General Hospital after a complicated illness. Born in Merritt, N.C., Aug. 20, 1932 to the late Clinton and Nettie Lewis James, he was a retired homebuilder, Army veteran and antique collector.  He is survived by three sons and two daughters, Mitchell C. James of Victoria, Va., Shawn James of Chesapeake, Brian K. James, Susie Williams and Kelly Gray, all of Hatteras Island, N.C.; sister, Lilly Midgett of Manteo, N.C.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant daughter and two brothers.  A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Lewis Cemetery in Jarvisburg, N.C. Altmeyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, VA] - October 4, 2001; pg. B6)

George Magellan Jarvis, Jr.
(September 21, 1929 - December 13, 2012)

George Magellan Jarvis, Jr., 83, of Lowland died Thursday, December 13, 2012, in Beaufort.  He is a member of Wardens Grove Free Will Baptist Church. He is a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nina Jarvis; his son, George T. Jarvis of Alliance; four daughters, Barbara Jarvis of Alliance, Patty Loftin and Janet Hammond, both of Beaufort and Penny Jarvis of Newport; one sister, Wanda Sapper of Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 15 at Wardens Grove FWB Church Cemetery with the Rev. Earl Sadler Jr., Rev. John Carawan and Rev. John Hill officiating and military honors by Pamlico County VFW Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.  (Bryant Funeral Home)

Jackie B. Jarvis

AYDEN - Jackie B. Jarvis, 60, of 323A Cottonfield Court, Ayden, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.  A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Eastern Pines Church of Christ officiated by Jim Cooper. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 p.m. until the service hour at the church.  Jarvis was born October 18, 1953 in Pamlico County. He had worked with Merita Bread Company, Broad Creek Christian Church, Pamlico Primary School, Hillside Funeral Service and was working with the National Council on Aging at the time of his death.  He is survived by his two daughters, Melissa Jarvis McDaniel of Cove City and Carolyn Noel Todd of Greenville; a sister, Cherie Gibble; five brothers, Edward Yates, George Yates, Wayne Freeman, Bill Freeman and Mike Freeman; and three grandchildren.  Arrangements are by Jimmy D. Sawyer Funeral Director Licensee.    (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Saturday, March 29, 2014)

Jimmy Grey Jarvis, Sr.

BAYBORO - Jimmy Grey "Big Jim" Jarvis Sr., 79, of 42 First Lane, Mesic community, Bayboro, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He was a lifelong member of Mt. Olive M.B. Church, serving as choir member and in the all-male chorus. He was employed as a commercial fisherman and retired from NADEP at Cherry Point.  The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2007, at Mt. Olive M.B. Church, Mesic, with the Rev. C.A. Felton officiating. Burial will be in Mesic Memorial Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Eva G. Jarvis of the home; seven sons, James Lewis of New Bern, Allen Lewis of Boston, Mass., David Sawyer of Stonewall, Jimmy Jarvis Jr. of Raleigh, Timmie Jarvis of Maysville, Rodney Jarvis of Durham and Myron Jarvis of Raleigh; five daughters, Ellen Williams and Arlene Lewis of Boston, Mass., Kathy Jarvis of the home, and Flora Jones and Marvella Jones of Bayboro; 40 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and five great-great-great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be at Oscar's Mortuary Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements by Oscar's Mortuary.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Wednesday, December 19, 2007)

Mary Eva Glasper Jarvis

MESIC - Mary Eva Glasper Jarvis, 87, of 42 First Lane, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011.  She was formerly employed at Headstart as a dietician. Her membership at Mount Olive M. B. Church included serving as a Mother and Hospitality Committee member.  Her funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the New Bern Eastern M.B. Association Headquarters, 885 N.C. 306 North, Grantsboro with the Rev. C. A. Felton Jr., pastor and Timmy Jarvis, eulogist. Burial will follow in Mesic Memorial Cemetery.  She is survived by seven sons, James Lewis of New Bern, Allen Lewis of Cape Cod, Mass., Jimmy Jarvis Jr. of Raleigh, Timmy Jarvis of Cape Carteret, Rodney Jarvis of Durham, Myron Jarvis of Wake Forest, and David Sawyer of Stonewall; five daughters, Ellen Williams and Arlene Lewis of Boston, Mass., Kathy Jarvis, Flora Jones and Marvella Jones, all of Bayboro; three sisters, Maxine G. Midgette of New Bern, Eula G. Barrow of Aurora, and Shirley G. Smith of Fayetteville; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence of Howard and Marvella Jones, 3728 N.C. 304, Maribel Community.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.   (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Wednesday, November 2, 2011)

Ridie Jarvis
[Apr. 7, 1909 - Apr. 21, 2001]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – April 25, 2001)

Charlotte Robinson Jennette

Charlotte Robinson Jennette, 91, of 6965 Turnpike Road, The Rose Bay Community, Swan Quarter, died at her home on Friday, July 23, 2010.  Born in Hobucken in Pamlico County, May 1, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lula Pollard Robinson.  She was married to Garland W. "Ting" Jennette who preceded her in death in 2002.  She graduated from Hobucken School, later graduated from Montreat College in Montreat, N. C., joined the U. S. Navy and served in WAVES until the end of World War II, then entered Appalachian College and later attended East Carolina in Greenville.  After her education endeavors she did work in the field of nutrition within the seafood industry.  She was an active community servant exerting efforts in behalf of the Rose Bay Community Building; faithful to her faith and in the Providence Church which later merged with the congregation of Soule United Methodist Church where she continued to be active in United Methodist Women; served on the Community Advisory Board of Cross Creek Health Care Center and was active in Hyde Chapter 213, Eastern Star.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the family plot in Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington.  Pastor Jerald Craddock and Steve Bryan will officiate.  Surviving are a daughter, Nancy J. Reid and her husband, Russell of the home; a brother, Bert Robinson and wife, Frances of Hobucken.  She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.  The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service on Sunday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m and other times at the home.  (The Coastland Times [Manteo, NC] - Tuesday, July 27, 2010; pg. 10A)

Connie Lorraine Greene Jennette

Connie Lorraine Greene Jennette, 65, of Mesic died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  She retired from the Marriot hotel chain in Boston after 20 years of service and returned to her native Pamlico County. She was a 1960 graduate of Pamlico County Training School and is a member of Pierce Chapel AME Zion Church.  The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 26, 2008, at Pierce Chapel AME Zion Church, Hudson Street, Oriental, with the Rev. James Cannon Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Langston Jennette of the home; her mother, Madeline Greene of Oriental; three daughters, Gretchen Jennette, Ondreia J. Lewis, and Lynnette Jennette, all of Boston; three brothers, Richard R. Greene of Boston, Zelnor Bryant of Oriental and Reginald Gibbs of Hamden, Conn.; one sister, Margaret Sutton-Gomes of Baltimore; and eight grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence of her mother, Madeline Greene, 1429 Broad St., Oriental.  Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Oscar's Mortuary and an hour prior to the service Monday at the church.  Arrangements by Oscar's Mortuary.   (The Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Saturday, May 24, 2008)

Stella L. Jesseman

PIERMONT, N.H. - Stella L. Jesseman, 76, died June 11, 2000, at her home.  She was born in Grantsboro, N.C., Sept. 3, 1923.  On June 9, 1945, she married Roger W. Jesseman.  Mrs. Jesseman was a cook at Piermont Elementary School.  She enjoyed cooking and baking.  She was a member of Piermont Congregational Church and the Haverhill and Orford senior meals programs.  Survivors include four daughters, Linda Warren of Arapahoe, N.C., Gloria Adler of Clearwater, Fla., Paula Sue Weeks of American Fort, Utah, and Debra McClellan of Vernon, Vt.; and nine grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her husband.  A funeral service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Piermont Congregational Church.  There will be no calling hours.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Bradford Visiting Nurses Association, P.O. Box 157, Bradford, Vt., 05033 or Haverhill Senior Services Center, 1 Chapel St., Woodsville, N.H., 03785.  The Hale Funeral Home of Bradford is in charge of arrangements.  (The Times Argus [Montpelier-Barre, VT] - June 14, 2000)

Jesse S. Jewell, Jr.

VANCEBORO - Mr. Jesse S. Jewell Jr., 81, died Monday, July 28, 2008.  A graveside memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Vanceboro Cemetery.  Mr. Jewell, a native of Pamlico County, lived his early life in Tyrrell County and lived most of his adult life in Craven County, and in Vanceboro for the past two years. He worked as a land surveyor, timber cruiser, and as a construction project manager for large industrial and commercial projects. He traveled all of the East Coast in his work and much of the United States. Mr. Jewell was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Vanceboro.  He is survived by his wife, Ruth L. Jewell; sons, William Jewell and wife, Jennifer, of New Bern and Roy Jewell of Virginia; daughter, Carolyn Phelps of Creswell; step-daughters, Bonnie Roix and husband, Gary, of Winterville, Katie Lane of Durham, Maine, Roxanne Bosse and husband, Michael, of Winterville, and Robin Rider of Seattle; stepsons, Donald Holland and wife, Carolyn, Richard Angotti Jr. and wife, Brenda, and Rodney Angotti and wife, Ada, all of Millinocket, Maine; sister, Syble Spruill and husband, Roy, of Creswell; brother Alton Jewell and wife, Virginia, of Ivor, Va.; six grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.  The family will gather at St. Paul's Episcopal Church immediately following the service.  Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home in Vanceboro.  (The Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Thursday, July 31, 2008)

Leon Curtis Jewell, Sr.

Mr. Leon Curtis Jewell, Sr., 69, of 53 Perch Lane, Belhaven, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Cross Creek Health Care Center of Swan Quarter.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mr. Jewell was born in Pamlico County on Jan. 27, 1939. He was the son of the late Leslie Curtis Jewell and Allie Mae Midgett Jewell. He attended the Pamlico County Schools. On May 14, 1960, he married the former Linda Hope Tippett, who survives. He was a retired farmer and contractor.  Survivors include two daughters, Rosemary Pecina and Tammy Jewell, both of Selma; two sons, Leon C. Jewell Jr. of Kinston and Michael Kevin Jewell of Middlesex; two sisters, Kay Francis Kerr of Connecticut and Jean Jewell of Raleigh; three brothers, Jerry Jewell of Arapahoe, Jessie Jewell of Peru and Johnny Jewell of Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  Arrangements are by Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] - February 21, 2008)

 David John Johnson

David John Johnson, 57, of Florence died, Saturday, July 24, 2010 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was a member of Florence-Whortonsville Vol. Fire Department, Station #25. He is survived by his wife, Lorelei J. Johnson; his children, Gary M. Cave, Phillip M. Cave, Jennifer M. Cave, Sherry L. Hale and David J. Johnson Jr.; his grandchildren, Haley, Austin, Gracelynn, Wrayne, Skylla, Jonathan, Lucas, Joshua, Alexus, Nina and Jeremiah; his mother, Gwendolyn Zimmerman; and his brothers, Charley Johnson, Jack Stoner and Bill Johnson. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 31 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Taylor officiating. In lieu of flowers the family asked that memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, Pamlico County Relay for Life, 930-B Wellness Dr., Greenville, NC 27834.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] – July 28, 2010)  Submitted by Shirley Gabbert

Donald Ray Johnson
(November 3, 1953 - October 11, 2012)

On October 11, 2012, Donald “D.J.” Ray Johnson, 58, of Aurora passed away peacefully at his home.  He was a good-hearted, kind man, and a loving father. D.J. loved God. He loved horses and his dogs. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and making others laugh. He will be dearly remembered and greatly missed always.  He is survived by his mother, Lula Cayton of Aurora; one son, Donald “Travis” Johnson of Wilmington; two daughters, Donna “Tenelle” Johnson of Aurora and Adrienne L. Johnson of New Bern; two brothers, James Johnson and Danny Johnson, both of Aurora; and one sister, Dianne Little of New Bern.  A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 17, at Whitehill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Wesley Taylor officiating.  A celebration of life will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 20th at the home of his brother Danny, 27 Whitley Rd., Aurora.  (Bryant Funeral Home)

Ernest M. Johnson, Jr.

Ernest M. Johnson, Jr., 72, of 204 Wall St., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1996, at his residence.  He is survived by a brother, Rodney Hope Johnson of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; his nephew, Rodney Hope Johnson Jr.; and niece, Trudi Hope Johnson, both of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; his sister-in-law, Carleen Johnson and cousin, Dorothy Cannon, both of Hampton. In addition, he is survived by his close companion, Joan Henley, and special friends, Roger Vest, Carol and Walker Nelms of Roanoke, Va., Ed and Helen Hagy and Ashton and Dorothy Whipple of Pamlico Co., N.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Hope Johnson Sr. and his son, Eric Brian Johnson.  He was owner and operator of Ernest Johnson Studios and Gallery in Oriental. He is a well-known national and international artist. He is listed in Who's Who in American Art and was a member of Watercolor USA Honor Society, American Society of Marine Artists, Southern Watercolor Society, and Watercolor Society of North Carolina. He was co-founder of the Virginia Watercolor Society. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  Mr. Johnson has lectured and conducted workshops for the Art Museum of Western Virginia, University of Virginia, Roanoke college, Virginia Western Community College, James Madison University, Virginia Department of Education, West Virginia Department of Education and many groups in Virginia, North Carolina and England. His work is found in the collections of the Chrysler Museum, Art Museum of Western Virginia, many corporations, banks, hotels, colleges, the Virginia State Bar and private collections.  He was involved in the following selected juried shows and won the following awards: Award Watercolor USA, 1971; best watercolor, Roanoke; Sidewalk Art Show 1971; best in show, Herionimus; AAUW Show 1975; best in show, Lynchburg Art Festival 1975; Watercolor USA 1977; best watercolor, Bath Co. Regional Show 1977; first place, Virginia Watercolor Society 1981; two awards, Kentucky Watercolor Society 1982; awards, Virginia Watercolor Society 1983, 1984; 117th American Watercolor Society Annual 1984; National Watercolor Invitational, Rockford College 1984; best in show, Bald Knob Show, Virginia 1986; awards, Virginia Watercolor Society 1986, 1987, 1993; best in show, Fincastle Art Show, Virginia 1990; best in show, Smith Mountain Art Show 1992; third place and two hon. mentions Bath County, Va. 1993; awards, Southern Watercolor Society 1994, 1995; first place, Watercolor Society of North Carolina 1994; High Winds Medal, 129th AWS Annual Exhibition 1996; best in show, Southport Artist Association 1996.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Lou/Mac Park, South Avenue, Oriental, with the Rev. Michael Weber officiating.  Another memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 1:30 p.m. at Cave Spring United Methodist Church in Roanoke with Bishop Charley Turner officiating. For directions to the church, call 1-540-989-3673.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Pamlico County Rescue Squad, local rescue squads or favorite charities. Arrangements by Norris-Bryant Funeral Home, Alliance, N.C.  (The Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, VA] - August 16, 1996; pg. B7)

Geraldine Jones Johnson

VANDEMERE - Geraldine Jones Johnson, 70, of 63 Main St., died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  She was a native of Pamlico County and worked in the pharmaceutical industry in New Jersey.  Her funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at Mt. Olive MB Church with the Rev. David Burley officiating. Burial will follow in Mesic Memorial Cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Leonard Johnson of the home; one son, Karl Johnson of Mesic; two daughters, Chronitta Johnson and Karla Johnson, both of Bayboro; two brothers, Jesse Jones of Vandemere and Charlie Jones, of Woodland Park, N.J.; one sister, Mary Ann Jones of Vandemere; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence.  Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, at the mortuary and one hour prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – September 11, 2013)

Hugh Wayne Johnson

Hugh Wayne Johnson, 42, of Aurora died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  He is survived by his mother, Margaret Fields of Grantsboro; daughter, April Radford of Aurora; brothers, Herbert Johnson of Grantsboro and James Johnson of Pennsylvania; and sisters, Elizabeth Dixon of Aurora and Mary Gaylord of Stonewall.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Sunday, March 30, 2008)

Ida Louvine Adams Johnson

Elder Ida Louvine Adams Johnson, 51, resident of 850 Idalia Rd., Aurora died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  A funeral service will be conducted Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Peedtown Baptist Ministries with Dr. Stewart Ham officiating. Burial will follow in Whitehurst Creek Cemetery.  Elder Johnson was born in Beaufort County, May 19, 1957, to the late Wallace Adams and Rosa Foskey Adams. She was a member of Peedtown Baptist Church ministries where she served on the ministers staff and other auxiliaries. She was employed with Britthaven of Washington.  Survivors are: one daughter, Sherreka Gibbs of Aurora, N.C.; two sons, Deshawn Adams of Aurora, Dannie Adams of Columbia, S.C.; four sisters, Geraldine Watkins, Reidsville, Linda Minor of Columbia, S.C., Vanessa Broome of the home, Betty Bonner of Greenville; three brothers, Kenneth Adams and Ken Adams, both of Aurora, John Adams of Blounts Creek; five grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a grandchild.  The family will receive friends Thursday 7-8 p.m. at the chapel and other times at the home.  Arrangements by Whitfield & Whitley Funeral Home.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Thursday, February 12, 2009)

 Jackie Johnson, Sr.

ORIENTAL - Jackie Johnson Sr., 74, of 903 Broad St., died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at his residence.  He was born in Oriental and attended the Pamlico County Training School. His employment with Garland Fulcher Seafood covered a span of more than 20 years as a fisherman and seafood processor.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Pierce Chapel AME Zion Church, Oriental, with the Rev. Annette H. Satterfield officiating. The burial will follow in the Odd Fellow Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Johnson of the home; one son, Jackie Johnson Jr. of At-lanta, Ga.; five daughters, Vanessa Joyner of Grantsboro, Veronica Jones of Bayboro, Samantha Miller and Minner Rogers, both of Oriental, and Brenda Green of Clinton; four stepchildren, Der-rick Boone and Stanley Boone, both of Oriental, Norman Boone of Smithfield and Jenise Smith of Raleigh; three brothers, Christopher Johnson of Fayetteville, Lee Ernest Johnson and William H. Johnson, both of Hamden, Conn.; four sisters, the Rev. Leatrice Burney of Oriental, Mary Wiley of Austin, Texas, Detra Wright of Macon, Ga., and Ina Lottie Austin of the Bronx, N.Y.; 23 grandchil-dren; and a host of great-grandchildren.   The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Oscar's Mortuary and at the church Thursday one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary Inc.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Wednesday, January 20, 2010)

Joseph Patrick Johnson, Sr.

GRANTSBORO - Joseph Patrick Johnson Sr., 84, died Monday, July 25, 2011, at home.  He taught woodworking at Pamlico Community College.   He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Johnson; one son, Joseph Johnson Jr. of Sterling Heights, Mich.; five daughters, Cher Johnson and Alice Johnson, both of Sterling Heights, Mich., Judy Armstrong of Troy, Mich., Arlita DeRoo of Utica, Mich. and Mary Linteau of Macomb Township, Mich.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Friday, July 29, 2011)

Love Augusta Johnson

Love Augusta Johnson, 83, of Woodbine, died Saturday, August 22, 1998 in the Burdette Tomlin Hospital, Cape May Court House.  Born in Oriental, N.C., she was an area resident for over 50 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church Woodbine, where she was an usher, and past president of the Pastor Aide.  She is survived by a step-son Clarence Johnson, a god daughter Doreen Goff, two step daughters Helen Wright and Gloria Johnson, a brother Lacy Cannon, four sisters Ella Mae Johnson, Esther Dixon, Elizabeth Jenkins and Jean Richardson, son-in-law Oscar West, an Aunt Charlotte Moore, a grandson Steven Boyd. Predeceased by husband Clarence Johnson.  Services will be held Wednesday at 1pm in the 1st Baptist Church, Woodbine. Friends may call at the church after 12 noon. Interment and other services will be held Friday in Oriental, NC.  Local arrangements Edwards and Son, Funeral Home, Inc.  (The Press of Atlantic City [Atlantic City, NJ] - August 26, 1998; pg. C2)

Lynn Cratch Johnson

EDWARDS - Lynn Cratch Johnson, 63, of Edwards, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.  A graveside funeral will be Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. at White Hill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Wesley Taylor.  She is survived by her husband, James Johnson; sons Jimmy Johnson of James City; daughters, Donna J. Moore of New Bern and Linda J. Brazemore of Cayton; brothers, Richard Cratch of Percy, Ill., Bobby Cratch of Edwards, N.C., and Ray Cratch of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; sisters, Janet Leary of Grantsboro and Faye Bennett of Cary, N.C.; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at White Hill Free Will Baptist Church following the service.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - December 8, 2012)

 Martha Lucille Basnight Johnson

Martha “Marcille” Lucille Basnight Johnson, 87, formerly of Oriental died, June 24 in Havelock. She retired from the Civil Service at Cherry Point. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Ray Johnson, Jr. of Havelock and William R. Johnson of Wendell; one daughter, Vivian Robertson of Havelock; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Saturday, June 26 at Oriental Cemetery with the Rev. Penny Dollar Farmer officiating.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] – June 30, 2010)  Submitted by Shirley Gabbert

Norma Jean Johnson

BAYBORO - Norma Jean Johnson, 48, died Thursday.  Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at New Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church, with Rev. Jesse Crisp officiating.  She is survived by her husband, Don Roll of Bayboro; three children, Donna Johnson of Arapahoe, Crystal Johnson of Newport, and Charlene Johnson of Bayboro; and her mother, Mariane Johnson of Colorado.  Arrangements by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Saturday, June 23, 2007)

Paul Henry Johnson
February 28, 1929 - April 11, 2011

Paul Henry Johnson of Minnesott Beach is survived by his wife of thirty years, Gail (Carter) Johnson; two brothers, Richard Johnson and Ronnie Johnson, both of Burlington NC; and two sisters, Arlene Quakenbush of Lexington, SC, and Barbara Flack of Burlington, NC.  He was the son of the late Walter and Neta Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Neta Johnson, and by five brothers and three sisters.  Most of his life he served the public.  A Naval veteran, he served in both World War II and the Korean War. He taught at Technical College of Alamance at its inception and was the founding president of Pamlico Community College. He served Minnesott Beach one term as mayor plus several terms as town commissioner, and in Pamlico County, five years as commissioner. In addition, he was a founding board member of Pamlico Golf and Country Club, and president of the Pamlico Chamber of Commerce for seven years. He was a Mason of Bayboro Lodge. The family wishes to express gratitude to the staff and residents of Gardens of Pamlico for the care and concern Paul received. A celebration of Paul's life will be held at Pamlico Community College on Sunday May 1, 2011, at 2 p.m. with full Masonic Rites.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Crematory, Alliance.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Wednesday, April 27, 2011)

Rein Leonard Johnson

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Rein Leonard Johnson Sr., 70, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.  He was born in the Cash Corner community of Pamlico County and was a member of the 1958 Class of the Pamlico County Training School. He was employed as a security guard for the Brooklyn Board of Education.  His funeral will be at noon Saturday at St. Peter M.B. Church, Vandemere, with the Rev. F.L. Hyman officiating and the Rev. Tony Credle, eulogist. The burial will be in the Mesic Memorial Cemetery.  He is survived by his three sons, Rein L. Johnson Jr. of Upper Marlboro, Md., Kelvin Johnson of New Bern and Paul Johnson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one daughter, Jacqueline Johnson Davis of Bayboro; three sisters, Loretta Jones of Mesic, Inez Latham of Grantsboro and Diane Hodges of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two brothers, Douglas Pearsall of Maribel and Cletus Sawyer of New Bern; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  Viewing will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at Oscar's Mortuary and at the church one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary Inc.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Thursday, January 21, 2010)

Roger Alexander Johnson, Sr.

NEW HAVEN, CONN. - Roger Alexander Johnson Sr., 53, of 471 Wally Ave., died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Yale New Haven Hospital.  He was a native of Oriental and a 1969 graduate of Pamlico Central High School and a retiree of Afco Lycoming Corp., New Haven, Conn.  Funeral will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Pilgrim Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Oriental with the Rev. Larry B. Faison officiating.  Burial will be in Odd Fellow Cemetery in Oriental.  He is survived by his widow, Rose S. Johnson of the home; three sons, Roosevelt Taft, Alfonzo Taft and Roger Alexander Johnson Jr., all of New Haven, Conn.; four daughters, Stephanie M. Sparks, Michelle Taft, Angelina Lesane and Tomeeka Johnson, all of New Haven, Conn.; four brothers, Jackie Johnson of Oriental, Christopher Johnson of Fayetteville and Lee Ernest Johnson and William Johnson Jr. of Hamden, Conn.; four sisters, Theresa Johnson of Oriental, Mary Wiley of Austin, Texas, Detra Wright of Macon, Ga. and Leatrice Burney of Oriental, and 11 grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the family home, 1439 Silverbrook Road in Oriental.  Viewing will be from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Oscar's Mortuary and one hour prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - May 1, 2005)

Tammy Rena Johnson

BAYBORO – Tammy Rena Johnson, 43, of 108 Garrison Lane, Bayboro, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at her residence.  She was a native of Washington, D.C., and a graduate of Ballou High School. She was employed in the child-care industry.  A private memorial service will be held.  She is survived by two sons, Derek Johnson, Clinton, Md., and Darius Johnson of New Bern; her mother, Brenda Woodard of Clinton, Md.; her father, Wallace Johnson of Washington, D.C.; and two brothers, Kirk Johnson and Wallace Johnson of Maryland.  Arrangements by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - November 21, 2007)

Theresa Johnson

ORIENTAL - Theresa Johnson, 70, of 1439 Silverbrook Road, died Sunday, June 24, 2007, at the Carroll S. Roberson Hospice Center, Fayetteville.  She graduated from Pamlico County Training School and Wilmington School of Nursing. She retired from Georgetown University Hospital and relocated to Oriental.  Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Chapel M.B. Church, Oriental, with the Revs. James Williams and Larry Faision officiating.  Burial will be in Odd Fellow Cemetery.  She is survived by four brothers, Jackie Johnson of Oriental, Christopher Johnson of Fayetteville, and Ernest Lee Johnson and William H. Johnson Jr., of Hamden, Conn.; and three sisters, Mary Wiley of Austin, Texas, Detra Wright of Macon, Ga., and Leatrice Burney of Oriental.  The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern, and one hour prior to the service at the church.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Wednesday, June 27, 2007)

Tyrese Lee Johnson

ARAPAHOE - Tyrese Lee Johnson, infant, of 353 Don Lee Road, Arapahoe, died Friday, August 1 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.  A graveside service was held on Monday, August 4 at Holloway Family Cemetery in Arapahoe with the Rev. Vera Taylor officiating with burial in the Holloway Family Cemetery.  He is survived by his parents, Ronnie Lee and Shamika Johnson of the home; maternal grandparents, Clinton and Glenda Minor of Newport News, Virginia; maternal great grandparents, Margaret Shelton Minor of Oriental, Marilyn Gaskins of Raleigh, Eugene Gaskins of New Bern; and paternal grandmother, Marie Johnson of Arapahoe.  Arrangements by Oscar’s Mortuary, Inc.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - August 2003)

Wilbert Johnson, Sr.

Wilbert "Tap" Johnson Sr., 65, of 3106 Madison Ave. died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.   He was a native of Pamlico County and was a retired logger.   The funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Piney Grove Church of Christ DOC with the Rev. Farris Slade and the Rev. Freddie Hackney officiating. Burial will be in Earl Blango Sr. Cemetery.   He is survived by one son, Wilbert A. Johnson Jr. of the home; five brothers, Earl Blango Sr., Roosevelt Johnson, Otto Johnson, Bubba Johnson and Winston Johnson, all of Arapahoe; three sisters, Geneva Styron of Oriental, Alean "Monk" Hodge of Arapahoe and Pauline Gardner of Reelsboro; and two grandchildren.   The family will receive friends at the residence of Bubba and Alfreda Johnson, 7483 Kershaw Road, Arapahoe.  Viewing will be at Oscar's Mortuary from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and at the church one hour prior to the service.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Friday, September 19, 2008)

Douglas William Johnston

ORIENTAL - Douglas William Johnston died unexpectedly April 4, 2007, at Craven Regional Medical Center. He was born in Watervliet, N.Y., on January 17, 1925. He grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, the loving brother of Dorothy and devoted son of William and Gladys and later Wilda.  He flew 15 missions in World War II as a ball turret gunner in the B-24 Liberator and received the Purple Heart. He raced cars professionally, canoed and sailed. He was employed by Hamilton Standard and Combustion Engineering.  Doug was a proud Scot and former member of the Melha Shrine Temple in Massachusetts.  He lived in Suffield, Connecticut, for many years and retired in Oriental. He was a member and trustee of Oriental United Methodist Church.  A memorial service will be held at Oriental United Methodist Church, Saturday, April 7, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Walter Graves officiating.  He was predeceased by his sister, Dodie, and her three children. He was married for 58 years to Jean Nicholson Johnston and was a wonderful dad to Lynn, Beth and Laurie. He has seven grandchildren, John Patrick Curran, John Joseph Caracoglia, Matthew Douglas Caracoglia, Leah Johnston Tracosa, Jackie Lynn Caracoglia, Willa Jon Tracosas and Douglas William Walton; and one great-grandson, Dylan Caracoglia.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Friday, April 6, 2007)

Nancy Mitchell Johnston

BAYBORO - Nancy Mitchell Johnston, 68, of Bayboro died Wednesday, March 24 at Craven Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held Sunday, March 28 at Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. Lloyd Griffith officiating. Burial was in Greenleaf Memorial Park.  She was retired from Camp Sea Gull.  She is survived by her widower, Robert G. Johnston, Jr. of Bayboro; one son, Reggie Johnston of Bayboro; daughters, Sonia G. Johnston and Robbie J. York, both of Bayboro; brother, Billy Mitchell of Havelock; sisters, Paulette M. Jackson of Havelock and Ernestine R. Brock of FL; two grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home of Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - March 2004)

William C. Johnston

ORIENTAL - William C. “Billy” Johnston, 76, died Friday, March 23, 2007, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Johnston was a member of Oriental United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the choir. He was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in Vietnam, and worked with civil service for 20 years. He was also a member of the VFW 8094, where he was past commander, Mt. Vernon Masonic Lodge No. 359, Shriners, a 30-year member of the Sudan Patrol and Road Runners, and the Pamlico Chorale.  Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Oriental United Methodist Church with the Rev. Walter Graves officiating.  Burial will be in the Johnston Cemetery with Masonic rites by Mt. Vernon Masonic Lodge No. 359.  He is survived by his wife, Edna Johnston; one son, David Wayne Johnston and wife Pamela of New Bern; three daughters, Deborah Johnston Altman of Lexington, S.C., Sharon Johnston Meadows and husband Bob of Minnesott Beach, and Judy Johnston Robinson and husband Tom of Ashburn, Va.; seven grandchildren, Athol H. Altman III, Mark Allen Willis, Lindsey Gayle Willis, Michelle Robinson, Chris Robinson, David Johnston Jr. and Bradley Johnston; and three great-grandchildren, Paitin Altman, Reilly Altman and Alissa Schmidt.  The family will receive friends at Bryant Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and other times at the residence.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Friday, March 23, 2007)

Alexander Jones

ORIENTAL - Alexander "Alec" Jones, 75, died Monday, June 27, 2005, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He spent the majority of his life in Pamlico County and was employed with Seafood Packing Company. He was a member of Galilee U.C. of Christ, serving as an associate chairman of the Deacon Board, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, Noon Day Prayer Service & Prayer Meeting, Usher Board and Trustee Board.  Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Galilee U.C. of Christ, with the Rev. James Ingram officiating.  Burial will be in Hall Family Cemetery.  He is survived by three sons; Alton Jones of Austin, Texas, Tyron Jones of Bronx, N.Y., and Cecil Ray Boomer of Araphoe; four daughters, Melva Jones of Bronx, N.Y., Carolyn J. Mitchell, Nellie J. Barnes and Shirley Barnes, all of Portsmouth, Va.; two brothers; Earnest Jones of Trenton, N.J. and Allen Jones of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Lena Bell McNeil of Albany, N.Y., and Annie R. Simon of Oriental; and 15 grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence.  Viewing will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m on Thursday at Oscar's Mortuary.  (Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - June 29, 2005)

Alfred Dewey Jones

BAYBORO - Alfred Dewey Jones, 85, died Sunday, January 15, 2006 at Craven Regional medical Center.  Mr. Jones worked for many years as a bridge operator leader at the Hobucken Bridge. He served his country during World War II in the US Navy and was a member of the VFW. He was a member of Alliance United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Mayo Fentress Jones.  He is survived by a son, Bill Fentress and wife, Susan, of New Bern; a daughter, Betty Fentress of Huntersville; his sister, Sybil Jones Shewmaker of Jerome, ID; granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Fentress; nephews, Alfred James Shewmaker, Tom Shewmaker, Jeff Shewmaker and Bill Shewmaker, all of Jerome, ID; and niece, Debbie Shewmaker of Jerome, ID.  A funeral service is planned for Wednesday, January 18 at 11:00 am at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Penny Dollar Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Bryant Funeral Home from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Tuesday.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations, Alliance.  (Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - January 17, 2006)

Alonzo D. Jones

Alonzo D. "Rabbit" Jones, age 92, of Richmond, went home to the Lord on February 3, 2003 at MCV Hospital. Mr. Jones was born in Oriental, N.C. on February 15, 1910 to Jim and Melissa Hudson Jones. He was one of seven children. Mr. Jones moved to Richmond in June of 1943. He worked at the Richmond Foundry until his retirement in February of 1975. Mr. Jones was an avid fisherman and hunter and was a member of the L&B Hunt Club in New Kent County, Va. He is survived by his daughter, Brenda J. Fitzgerald; a devoted niece, Ramona Winfree and nephew-in-law, Ewell Winfree Sr., all of Richmond; a host of nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Mary Jones of Los Angeles, Calif.; other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Walter J. Manning Funeral Home, 700 North 25th St., where the family will receive friends Friday 7 to 8 p.m. Remains will lie in state Saturday 10 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church, 2006 Decatur St., where funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Rev. Dr. Robert Pettis officiating. Burial Roselawn Memory Gardens.  (Richmond Times-Dispatch [Richmond, VA] - February 7, 2003; pg. B6)

Alton Francis Jones

ORIENTAL - Alton Francis Jones, 70, of 116 Town Road, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He served in the U.S. Navy and retired from NARF, Cherry Point. He was a member of Pierce Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, attending Sunday school, prayer service and Bible study. He also sang with the Male Chorus and helped with the beautification of the church grounds.  Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Pierce Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church with the Rev. James Cannon Jr. officiating.  Burial will be in Hodges Family Cemetery, Oriental.  He is survived by two sons, Gregory Jones of Vallejo, Calif. and Frankie Gibbs of Navarre, Fla.; three daughters, Cynthia Stewart of Alameda, Calif. and Avis J. Quarles and Cheryl Jones of Oriental; one brother, Luther Jones of Rocky Mount; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence.  Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Oscar's Mortuary, New Bern, and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - June 9, 2005)

Amber Louise Jones

Amber Louise Jones, 24, of Grantsboro died January 21 in an automobile accident. She was a member of The Meeting Place Church. She is survived by her husband, Quincy Jones; her mother and stepfather, Tim and Denise Powers Bird; sister, Tanya Bray; and four stepbrothers, Michael Bird, Nathan Bird, Tyler Bird and Austin Bird. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 25, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Taffy Hopkins officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives immediately following the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requested memorial services be made to Bryant Funeral Home, PO Box 99, Alliance, NC 28509.
Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Crematory, Alliance.  (Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - January 25, 2012)

Billie Castleman Jones

TUCKER, GEORGIA – Billie Castleman Jones, 81, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2010 at the home of her daughter, Kyde, in Tucker, Georgia. Born in Florida, she lived in Pamlico County from 1948 until 2007. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bryan Jones. She is survived by four daughters, Vicki Dunn Carlisle of Oriental, NC, Susan Dunn Whitman of Cedartown, Georgia, April Dunn Mireles of Carmel, California and Kyde Dunn Dietz of Tucker, Georgia. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were made by Metro Embalming and Crematory in Georgia. Graveside services to be held in Mesic, NC at a later date.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] – July 14, 2010)  Submitted by Shirley Gabbert

Charles Atmore Jones

RALEIGH - Charles Atmore Jones entered into the hands of his Heavenly Father on Monday, September 12, 2005. He was the son of Nancy Elizabeth and Charlie Atmore Jones. He was born on June 14, 1916 in Mesic, Pamlico County, NC.  He is survived by his son, Charles Atmore Jones, Jr. and grandson, Austin Chase Jones, both of Wilmington, NC.  He was predeceased in death by his wife Julia, on Jan. 16, 2005 and his son, Robert on March 16, 2005. He also was predeceased by his two sisters, Dorothy Garner Vickers and Mildred Pisacreta.  Mr. Jones had been a resident of Morehead City since 1980. Prior to his move to Morehead City, he was manager of the original Char Grill on Hillsborough St., and The Blue Tower Restaurant, in Raleigh.  He was a veteran of World War II. He was a life long Mason, and as well as being a member of Ocean Lodge 405 in Morehead City, he was an honorary member of nine other Lodges. He was a member of the Sudan Shriners of New Bern, NC.  Since the loss of his wife and son Mr. Jones had made his home with his niece and her husband, Nancy and Keith Ledford of Raleigh. In addition to Nancy he is also survived by two other nieces, Katherine Renn and Anne Scott.  A Masonic memorial service will be held for Mr. Jones in Morehead City on Saturday, Sept. 17th, at Brooks Funeral Home, starting at noon.  Contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh, NC or to the Masonic Home for Children, Oxford, NC.  Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Morehead City, North Carolina.  (The News & Observer [Raleigh, NC] – September 14, 2005; pg. B8)

Charlie Jones
[June 9, 1908 - June 19, 1998]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(unknown paper – June 1998)
[see also "Cash Corner Net Shop" which Charlie owned]

Deborah Kay Hopkins Jones

BAYBORO - Deborah Kay Hopkins Jones, 46, formerly of Hobucken, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  She attended New Bethlehem F.W.B. Church.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Barnett Cemetery, Hobucken, with the Rev. Mike Roach officiating.  She is survived by two daughters, Sarah Jones of Bayboro and Crystal Jones of New Bern; two brothers, Donald Hopkins of Grantsboro and Linwood Earl Potter of New Bern; her mother, Sarah Potter of New Bern; and two grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at New Bern Church of God and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bryant Funeral Home, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Wednesday, September 5, 2007)

Dennis W. Jones, Sr.

Dennis W. Jones Sr., 68, of 8355 N.C. Highway 304, Mesic, died Monday, June 2, 2008, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He graduated from Pamlico County Training School and was a retiree of the New York City Transit Authority. He was a member of the Mesic town board. He was an audiovisual technician at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member of the trustee board, the Willing Workers and the Van Ministry.  The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. C.A. Felton Jr. officiating.  He is survived by his wife, Charity Lovetta Ollison Jones of the home; daughter, Colette Denise Jones Rogers of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters, Ethel Jones and Alice Jones of Brooklyn, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.  The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 6, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Oscar's Mortuary and an hour prior to the service Sunday at the church.  Arrangements by Oscar's Mortuary.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Friday, June 6, 2008)

Edna Cannon Jones

ORIENTAL - Edna Cannon Jones, 88, of 1435 Broad St. Extension, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  A native of Oriental, she was a member of Pilgrim Chapel MB Church serving as a mother of the Church and former choir member.  Her funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013, at New Bern Eastern MB Association Headquarters with the Rev. C.C. Hunt Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Perkins Cemetery.  She is survived by three sons, Howard Jones of Maribel, Darnell Jones of Grantsboro and Clarence Wright Jones Jr. of Huntsville, Ala.; and three daughters, Gloria Sampson and Velman Lyons, both of New Haven, Conn. and the Rev. Carnell Barrow of Oriental; one brother, Willie Cannon of Oriental; 28 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing hours are Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oscar's Mortuary.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Friday, May 31, 2013)

Elena Mae Cooper Jones

GRANTSBORO - Elena Mae Cooper Jones, 106, of 290 Keel Road, died Sunday, June 10, 2007, at Britthaven of Pamlico.  She was a native of the Florence/Whortonsville community of Pamlico County. She was a member of Zion Hill United Church of Christ and served as the oldest mother, former Sunday school teacher and member of the home missions.  Funeral will be noon Thursday at Zion Hill United Church of Christ with the Rev. James Ingram officiating.  Burial will be in Jones Family Cemetery.  She is survived by one son, Alden Lewis Jones of New Bern; three daughters, Sybil Wilson of New Bern, Josephine Squires of Durham and Rebecca A. Harlan of Atwater, Calif.; one sister, Lillie C. Green of New Bern; 36 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren; 63 great-great-grandchildren; and three great-great-great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence.  Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern, and one hour prior to the service at the church.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Tuesday, June 12, 2007)

Fannie Rebecca Jones

BAYBORO - Fannie Rebecca Jones, 83, 1609 N.C. 304, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Uni-Health Care-Neuse Campus.  She was a native of Mesic and a retired seafood processor.  Her funeral will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Mount Olive MB Church, Mesic with the Rev. Melvin Ollison officiating. The interment will follow in the Mesic Memorial Cemetery.  She is survived by her daughter, Carlene White of New Bern; three brothers, Floyd Jones of Mesic, the Rev. Phillip Jones of Kinston and Troy Jones of Westwood, N.J.; four grandchildren and six-great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the residence of Clinton and Mary Branch, 65 Wichita Drive, Bayboro. Viewing hours are Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oscar's Mortuary.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - December 8, 2012)

Francine Jones

Francine Jones, 46, formerly of 225 Cowell Loop Road, Bayboro, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Two Rivers Health Care, Trent.  She was a 1979 graduate of Pamlico County High School.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Baptist Church, Aurora, with the Rev. Joseph B. Squires officiating.  She is survived by her mother, Carrie Jones of Bayboro; one son, Jerard Jones of Bayboro; one daughter, Shariska King of Moultrie, Ga.; three brothers, Marlo Gibbs of Aurora, Hubert Sawyer of Reelsboro and Roger Sawyer of New Bern; one sister, Claretta Jones of Bayboro; and three grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at 225 Cowell Loop Road, Bayboro.  Arrangements by Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Tuesday, September 11, 2007)

 Gaylon Aaron Jones

Mr. Gaylon Aaron Jones, age 90, a resident of 8947 Old Sand Hill Road, Aurora, N.C., died July 8, 2010 at Britthaven of Pamlico in Grantsboro. Graveside services with military honors will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 11, 2010 at Cuthrell Cemetery, Old Sand Hill Road, Aurora, conducted by Dr. Robert Cayton.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Carl Cayton, Framan Edwards, Kevin Bonner, Don Franklin, Wayne Hollister and Roger Barber.  Mr. Jones was born in Pamlico County on August 13, 1919. He was the son of the late Tom Jones and Carlie Sadler Jones. Mr. Jones was a retired farmer. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Mr. Jones was a member of the American Legion for 31 years. He was a member of the Aurora V.F.W. Post #9492 and the New Bern Bowling Leagues for many years. Mr. Jones was a member of White Hill Free Will Baptist Church and attended Mary's Chapel Christian Church.  On December 26, 1975, Mr. Jones married the former Edna Daniels (Walker), who preceded him in death, September 3, 2002.  Mr. Jones is survived by three daughters, Ann Walker Hudson, Peggy Walker Cayton and husband, Darrell B. Cayton, Sr., and Amarette Walker Mayo, all of Aurora; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Leigh Morgan, William David Traub, Darrell Cayton, Jr., Joyce Cayton Philbeck, Dru-cilla M. Johnson, Sadie M. Hopkins, Beadie M. Sullivan, and William McKinney; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents and his wife, Mr. Jones was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Robert Glenn Mayo, and stepfather, Jamie Lamm.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday at Paul Funeral Home in Washington and other times at the home located at 8947 Old Sand Hill Road, Aurora.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to be serving the Jones Family.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - July 13, 2010)

George Bryan Jones

George Bryan Jones, 63, of Alliance died Sunday, April 1, 2012, at home.  He was a member of Vandemere United Methodist Church as well as Pamlico County Moose Lodge. He was co-owner of Bay City Fox Preserve.  He was preceded in death by his sons, Guy and Donnie Jones and step-son, Al Whealton.  He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Luray Jones; one son, Bryan Dean Jones of Florence, N.C.; one step-son, Dail Keith Wilkinson of Alliance; one step-daughter, Elizabeth Bynum of Alliance; one brother, Jimmy Jones of Mesic; three sisters, Anna Brinson of Reelsboro, Dawn Knapp of Morrisville and Dale Jones of Greenville; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  A funeral service will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Roach and the Rev. Stan Brown officiating. Interment will follow immediately in Sandhill cemetery with military honors by Pamlico County V.F.W.  The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Monday, April 2, 2012)

Gladys Ray Jones

Gladys Ray Jones of New Haven, Conn., died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at New Haven Health Care.  She was a native of Oriental and had resided in New Bern for more than 40 years.  The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2008, at Curvin Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven, Conn. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Beaver Bell Memorial Cemetery.  She is survived by two sons, Maurice Armond and Calvin Jones of New Haven; one daughter, Maxine Sandra Dixon of New Haven.; four brothers, William Jones and Robert Jones of Oriental, Russell Jones of Reelsboro and James Earl Jones of New York; one sister, Laula Armond of New Haven; and six grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Curvin Council Funeral Home.  (The Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Thursday, May 22, 2008)

Hattie Thelma Jones

Hattie Thelma Jones, 69, of the 900 block of Tifton St., a retired teacher, died March 2, 1992, in a hospital.  Mrs. Jones was born in Pamlico County, N.C. She had retired from the Portsmouth public schools after 27 years. She was a graduate of Virginia State University and received her master's degree from Columbia University. She was a member and trustee of Union United Church of Christ and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. She was the widow of Philip M. Jones Sr.  Survivors include two sons, Philip M. Jones and Terrence L. Jones, both of Norfolk; three sisters, Lenora Merritt of Oriental, N.C., Mary M. Amey of Philadelphia and Claretta M. Alexander of Norfolk; and three grandchildren.  The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Union United Church of Christ by the Rev. J.M. Copeland. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. The body will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. Hale Funeral Home is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, VA] - March 5, 1992; pg. D2)

Henrietta Styron Jones

ORIENTAL - Henrietta Styron Jones, 58, of 1192 Pamlico Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005 at Two Rivers Nursing Center.  She was a native of the Styrontown community and a graduate of Pamlico Training School. She was a former member of Church of Galilee Baptist Church in New Jersey, where she was an usher, and was a member of Galilee United Church of Christ.  Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Galilee United Church of Christ with the Rev. James Ingram officiating.  Burial will be in the Hall Cemetery.  She is survived by her widower, Odell Jones of the home; one son Corey Styron of Goldsboro; three brothers, Sylvester Styron of Oriental and Matthew Styron and Elmo Styron of New York; two sisters Margie S. Smith and Shirley Styron of Oriental.  The family will receive friends at the home.  Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Oscar's Mortuary, New Bern, and one hour prior to the service at the church.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - December 24, 2005)

Hubert Jones, Jr.

AURORA - Hubert Jones, Jr., 46 of 207 North 5th Street in Aurora, died Sunday, February 2, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  He was a veteran of the US Navy, self-employed carpenter and a former employee with Custom Steel Boats of Merritt and Egg Harbor Yacht in New Jersey.  He is survived by his wife, Betsy Bruckler Jones; one son, Michael Carpenter of Aurora; one sister, Barbara J. Milton of Mays Landing, New Jersey.  Arrangements by Hillside Funeral Home in Washington, NC.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - February 2003)

Kelvin Lionel Jones

Kelvin Lionel Jones, 48, of South Ozone Park, N.Y., died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University.  He was a native of Pamlico County and was reared in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a graduate of Boys and Girls High School and attended New York City College of Technology. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was employed in business systems development.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Mesic, with the Rev. C.A. Felton and the Rev. Billy Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Mesic Memorial Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Desiree Jones, and daughter, Kanisha Jones, of the home; his parents, Dennis Jones and Charity Ollison Jones of Mesic; and one sister, Colette Denise Rogers of Virginia Beach, Va.  The family will receive friends Saturday at the home of his parents, 8355 N.C. Highway 304, Mesic Boulevard, Mesic community, Bayboro. Viewing will be at Oscar's Mortuary Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at the church Sunday an hour prior to the service   (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Friday, February 8, 2008)

Leslie Paul Jones

Leslie Paul Jones, 63, of Grantsboro, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at Duke University Medical Center. Paul loved and was loved dearly by his grandchildren and his great-grandson.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Mae Jones, and his father, Leslie Earl Jones.  He is survived by his wife, Mitzi Jones; three daughters, Pam Tyson and husband, Bill, Ann Jones and Susie Eastwood; two sons, Leslie Paul Jones Jr. and wife, Amber, and Robert Jones; two stepdaughters, Eva Shallis and husband, Mark, and Tracey Williams and husband, Jack; two stepsons, Dean Young and wife, Kathy, and Trevor Kiugel and wife, Jennifer; one sister, Betty Bailey and husband, Franklin; one brother, Tommy Jones and wife, Terry; ten grandchildren, Cody Tyson, Elizabeth Carawan, Trevor Carawan, Robert Eastwood, Amy Morris and husband, Stephen, Michael Eastwood, Craig Eastwood, Danielle Jones, Kaitlyn Jones and Ashleigh Deditch; and one great-grandchild, Talon Paul Morris.   The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the home, 1245 S. Goose Creek Rd, Grantsboro.   Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Saturday, July 19, 2008)

Lois Gaskins Fentress Jones

Lois Gaskins Mayo Fentress Jones, 70, died Thursday at Craven Regional Medical Center.  Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home in Alliance. Burial will follow in Greenleaf Memorial Park.  She is survived by her husband, Alfred D. Jones; son, William C. "Bill" Fentress of Wilson; daughter, Mary E. (Betty) Fentress of Morehead City; brothers, Hallett W. Mayo of Goldsboro, John A. Mayo Jr. of New Bern; sister, Mary Andrews of Virginia Beach, Va.  She was born March 26, 1928 in Hobucken. She attended Atlantic Christian College, where she received a bachelors degree in Biology in 1949.  She taught school at New Bern High School. She was co-owner of C.D. Fentress & Son Grocery and Farm in Maribel. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary 8094, a member of the DAR, a member of the Alliance United Methodist Church, the Beaufort County Genealogical Society. As a genealogist, she co-authored a book in 1981, "Kissin' Cousins."  The family will receive friends at Bryant Funeral Home, 7-8 p.m. Fri- day and other times at the home.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alliance United Methodist Church or the Pamlico County Rescue Squad.  (The News & Observer [Raleigh, NC] - March 14, 1999; pg.  B5)

Magdalene Swindell Jones

HOBUCKEN - Magdalene "Maggie" Swindell Jones, 81, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  She was a member of the Church of God in Aurora and attended Lowland Pentecostal Holiness Church.  She is survived by her husband, Melvin Williams; her daughter, Monica Lisa Segreti of Frederick, Md.; one brother, Ledrew Swindell of Hobucken; three sisters, Sally Brown of Hobucken, Josephine Boykin of New Bern and Abby Leary of Hobucken; and two grandchildren.  A funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Barnett cemetery.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – Tuesday, February 15, 2011)

Maggie Marie Johnson Jones

VANDEMERE - Maggie Marie "Ree" Johnson Jones, 78, of 31 Jones Street, Vandemere, died on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 at her residence.  She was educated in the Pamlico County Schools and a member of Family Outreach Word Ministry in New Bern. She was previously employed with the Pamlico County School System as a custodian with the middle school and the Board of Education office.  She is survived by: two sons, Mark F. Jones of Knightdale and Tony R. Jones of Waldorf, Md.; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her stepmother, Virginia Hamm Johnson of Aurora; two sisters, Essie Johnson Davis of Aurora and Edna "Baby Nancy" Gray of Virginia Beach, Va.  The family will be receiving friends and guest at the residence.  Viewing will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., 701 West Street, New Bern and on Wednesday at the Headquarters Building one hour prior to the service.  Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the New Bern Eastern Missionary Baptist Association Headquarters Building, Grantsboro, with the Pastor Joyce Respers, officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service in Hudnell Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., New Bern.   (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] – September 5, 2012)

Martha Williams Jones
[June 30, 1900 - Mar. 26, 1982]
[From the private collection of William Odell Spain held by Janet Orndorff]
(The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] – April 1, 1982; pg. 10)

Mattie O. Jones

BAYBORO - Mattie O. Jones, 78, of 8275 Highway 304, Bayboro. Died Thursday, June 5 at Craven Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held Sunday, June 8, 2 pm, at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Fisher officiating. Burial was in the Mesic Cemetery.  She was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church and was retired from MCAS Cherry Point. She was a member of the Veterans Wives Association.  She is survived by four brothers, James Richard Ollison, Alphonso Ollison and Napoleon Ollison, all of Mesic, and Herbert Ollison of New Bern; three sisters, Sadie McGlone of Reelsboro, Annie Fulcher of Oriental and Viola Hudson of Arapahoe.  Arrangements by Rivers Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. of New Bern.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - June 2003)

Michael Jones

ORIENTAL - Michael “Tommy” Jones, 45, of Oriental died Tuesday, May 20 at his home. A funeral service was held Friday, May 23 at 2 pm at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Cayton officiating. Burial was in the Concord Memorial Gardens.  He was a member of Concord Christian Church.  He is survived by his widow, Patsy B. Jones; parents, Guy and Gentry Jones of Florence; one brother, Douglas Jones of Merritt; paternal grandmother, Zeta Jones of Reelsboro; one Godchild; and 2 nephews.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home in Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - May 2003)

Minnie Stowe Jones

Minnie S. Jones, 102, dies in Hopewell - Mrs. Minnie Stowe Jones, widow of G. Roland Jones, died yesterday at her residence in Hopewell.  She was102.  Mrs. Jones formerly lived in the Enon area of Chesterfield County.  Born May 29, 1887, in Merritt, N.C., she was one of six children of a farming family.  "She recalled her parents talking about the Civil War and what different members of her family had done during the war," said her daughter, Mrs. Eva Smith of Hopewell.  "She talked about the first automobile she saw. It belonged to someone in a town three miles away in Oriental, N.C. She saw it on the highway in front of her house. She said it was frightening. She said her brothers couldn't wait for an opportunity to ride in a car.  "She also remembered the first time she saw an airplane fly over her house. She said at first they were distressed and couldn't understand what was happening."  When Mrs. Jones finished her schooling, she took a test that qualified her to be a teacher.  But "her mother died when she was very young -- about 15 or 16, and her father asked her to stay home and take care of the family instead of pursuing a teaching career," Mrs. Smith said.  Mrs. Jones married a farmer in 1913 and was widowed in 1929.  During her years in North Carolina, "She was noted in our community for being a good nurse. Of course, she had no nurse's training. When there was illness in any family, I remember people coming to her, even at night, to ask her to come to help. She enjoyed doing things for people. She told me that if she ever had had the opportunity for training, she thought nursing would have been what she wanted to do."  In 1931, during the Depression, Mrs. Jones and her daughter moved from North Carolina to Hopewell so the daughter could seek work. In 1935, they moved to the Enon area.  Mrs. Jones was a member and former president of the Ladies Bible Class of First Christian Church in Hopewell. She attended church regularly until she was in her mid-90s.  Mrs. Jones had lived in a nursing home in Hopewell since March 1987.  Survivors besides her daughter include two grandchildren, four great- grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.  A funeral will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Gould Funeral Home Chapel in Hopewell. Burial will follow in Bermuda Memorial Park of Chester.  The family suggests that memorial gifts be made to the John Randolph Nursing Home Memorial Fund.  (Richmond Times-Dispatch [Richmond, VA] -
December 18, 1989; pg.
  11)

Nellie Ireland Jones
(May 21, 1918 - February 10, 2013)

Nellie “Nell” Ireland Jones, 94, of Hobucken died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  She was a member of Hobucken United Methodist Church.  She is survived by two sons, David Peterson of Galax, Va. and John Peterson of Raleigh; two daughters, Mary McAllister of Apex and Sandra Jones O’Neal of New Bern; sister, Agnes Mayo of Grantsboro; seven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David McAnelly officiating. Interment will follow immediately in Barnett Cemetery, Hobucken.  The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  (Bryant Funeral Home)

Neva Mae Marshall Jones

BAYBORO - Neva Mae Marshall Jones, 95, of 117 Jones Lane, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  A native of Pamlico County, she was a member of St. Galilee MB Church serving as a choir member.  Her funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at St. Galilee MB Church with the Rev. L. A. Dillahunt officiating and the Rev. William S. Jones eulogist. Burial in the Jones Family Cemetery.  She is survived by two sons, William S. Jones Sr. of Bayboro and William Hubert Cooper II of Raleigh; two daughters, Kathleen Becton of Pamlico and Quinnie Parker of Savannah, Ga.; seven great-grandchildren, seven great great-grandchildren.  Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the mortuary and one hour prior to the service at the church. The family will receive friends at the residence.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Monday, July 30, 2012)

Odell M. Jones

ORIENTAL - Odell M. Jones, 59, of 1192 Pamlico Road, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at Craven Regional Medical Center.  He retired from Helene Medical Center, Trenton, N.J., and was a member of Galilee U.C. of Christ, where he was a choir member.  Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Galilee United Church of Christ with the Rev. James Ingram officiating.  Burial will be in Hall Cemetery, Oriental.  He is survived by one son, Corey Styron of Goldsboro; one brother, Earnest Jones of Trenton, N.J.; and two sisters, Lena Bell Jones McNeil of Albany, N.Y., and Annie Ruth Jones Simon of the home.  The family will receive friends at the residence.  Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - December 23, 2006)

Ray C. Jones

Ray C. Jones, 84, of Blue Marlin Way, Nags Head passed away Sept. 26, 2010 at his residence. A native of Pamlico County, he was the son of the late Amie Robert Jones and Charlotte Whorton Jones and widower of Faye Hooper Jones. He is survived by a brother, Lee T. Jones and wife, Doris, of Elizabeth City; two sons, William E. Jones and wife, Marlene, of Kitty Hawk and Robert R. Jones of Nags Head; four grandchildren, Brian R. Jones, Krissi L. Williams and husband, Jeff, Noah Aaron Jones, Hannah R. Jones; and four great grandchildren; and numerous members of the Sam & Omies family. Ray was a WWII veteran serving honorably in both the U. S. Army Air Corps and U. S. Coast Guard Reserve. After his discharge, he worked 36 years in civil service as an aviation mechanic for the U. S. Coast Guard. He was a charter member of VFW Post 6060 in Elizabeth City. An avid sportsman, he was active member of the Nags Head Surf Fishing Club. He also served as a past president of the Pasquotank Wildlife Club. Ray was a member of the City Road United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City. A celebration of life with military honors will held Wednesday Sept. 29, 2010 at 2 p.m.. at the Gallop Funeral Services Chapel MP 16 Nags Head. Reverend Steve Seigrist will officiate. Following the service, the family will receive friends at Sam & Omies. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.  (The Daily Advance [Elizabeth City, NC] - Tuesday, September 28, 2010)

Robert Lee Jones

MARIBEL - Robert Lee Jones, 78, 432 Lynchs Beach Road, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.  He was employed at Camp Lejeune prior to his employment at Cherry Point as maintenance supervisor. His membership at Antioch United Church of Christ included serving on the Usher and Trustee Board. His civic activities included serving as the former Worshipful Master of the E. R. Dudley Masonic Lodge No. 78. and secretary of the NAACP of Pamlico County.  His funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 at Antioch United Church of Christ with the Rev. Genard Sawyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Johnnie and Mary Credle Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Credle Jones of the home; one daughter, Teressa Jones of Bayboro; two sons, Dennis Earl Jones of Jacksonville and Michael Hamilton of Raleigh; two brothers, Charles William Jones of Pollocksville and Henry Owen Jones of Florence, S.C.; three sisters, Elouise Jones of Bayboro, Hazel Jones Marshall and Helen Beasley Miller of Maribel; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, at Oscar's Mortuary.  Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.   (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Saturday, March 3, 2012)

Sadie Nancy Simmons Jones

Sadie Nancy Simmons Jones, 86, formerly of 333 Jones Road, Vandemere, died on Monday at her residence, 9 Griggs Road, Vandemere.  She had been an active member of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church for over 50 years where she served on the Mother Board, Usher Board and President of the Ladies Auxiallary. She was a member of the Pamlico County Missionary Society and employed with Hudson Manufacturing Company as an in-home care aide.  Survivors include a son, George Jones; two daughters, Apriel Smith of Edison, N.J. and Deborah Ross of the home; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  The family will be receiving their friends and guest at 9 Griggs Road, Vandemere.  The funeral will be held at noon Friday in the St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. F.L. Hyman, Pastor, officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service in Hudnell Cemetery. Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., New Bern.  (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Saturday, October 8, 2011)

Sandra Alene Rowe Jones

Sandra Alene Rowe Jones, 63, of Reelsboro died Sunday, November 8, 2009, at home.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifton and Joey Rowe; and brother, Bobby Hargett.  She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Jones; two daughters, Phyllis Barnett of Wiesbaden, Germany, and Kimberly Rupert of New Bern; one step-daughter, Lisa Wiltse of New Bern; one sister, Gwen Moore of New Bern; and two brothers, Bill Hargett and James Ross both of New Bern; seven grandchildren, Amber Oakley, Ashley Cahoon, Timothy Miller Jr., Kayla Barnett, Justin Rupert, Allyson Martin, and Trey Martin; and two great-grandchildren, Landon Cahoon and Briley Miller.  A funeral service will be held Thursday, November 12 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Patsy Vaughn officiating.  Burial will follow in Bridgeton cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] – no date)  Submitted by Shirley Gabbert

Shirley Davis Jones

ARAPAHOE - Shirley Davis Jones, 70, of 418 JoJane Road, died Tuesday, July 22 at Craven Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held Saturday, July 26, 1 pm, at Zion Hill United Church of Christ with the Rev. James Ingram, pastor officiating. Burial was in Jones Cemetery.  She was a member of Zion Hill United Church of Christ and was formerly employed by Sound Packing Company.  She is survived by two sons, Wallace Jones, Jr. of Greenville and Regis Jones of Rocky Mount; three daughters, Dydria Jones, Shirelene Strayhorn, both of New Bern, and Diane Jones of the home; two brothers, Luke Davis of Corona, NY and Johnny Davis of Merritt; two sisters, Nancy D. Avery of Bayboro and Campin D. Merritt of Philadelphia, PA; 21 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  Arrangements by Oscar’s Mortuary of New Bern.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - July 2003)

Trever Andrew Jones

Trever Andrew Jones, 8, of Arapahoe, died March 10, 2007, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.Trever was a first-grader at Arapahoe Charter School.  He is survived by his parents, Elizabeth and Dewey Jones Jr.; brother, Andrew Trey Wilson; sister, Alecia Jones; brother, Kenneth Jones; grandparents, Dewey and Margaret Jones; grandmother, Linda Griffin; great-grandmother, Alberta Hodges; and several cousins.  Visitation will be Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pollock-Best Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007, at the Reelsboro Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor Grady Simpson officiating.  Interment will follow at the Sand Hill Cemetery in Reelsboro.   Arrangements by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.  (The Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - Tuesday, March 13, 2007)

Verdie Mae Jones

Verdie Mae Jones, age 87, of Signal Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee, formerly of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, passed away Wednesday evening, May 19, 1999. Mrs. Jones was born December 23, 1911 in Pamlico County, North Carolina, daughter of the late David Jackson Salter and Sara Elizabeth Clark Salter. She was a former member of Northwood Baptist Church of West Palm Beach. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Jones, of 61 years on June 11, 1992.  Mrs. Jones leaves to cherish her memory: her devoted children, Joy Jones Faller of Signal Mountain, Tenn., William Henry Jones III of Morehead City, N.C.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Graveside Services will be held 10 A.M. Monday May 24, 1999 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 6411 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach, Fla.  (The Palm Beach Post [Pam Beach, FL] - May 22, 1999; pg. D4)

Walter James Jones

ORIENTAL - Walter James Jones, 72, of 1192 Pamlico Road in Oriental died Wednesday, June 25 at his residence. A funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, July 2, 2 pm, at Galilee United Church of Christ with the Rev. James M. Ingram, pastor, officiating with burial to follow in the Hall Cemetery in Oriental.  He was a member of Galilee United Church of Christ and was on the Deacon Board and Ways and Means committee.  He is survived by one son, Jimmy Lee Black of Fort Meyers, FL; three daughters, Catherine Jones, Patricia Jones and June Jones, all of Trenton, NJ; three brothers, Alexander Jones of the home, Allen Jones of Texas and Earnest Jones of Trenton, NJ; two sisters, Lena Bell McNeil of Albany, NY and Annie Ruth Simons of the home; and nine grandchildren.  Arrangements by Oscar’s Mortuary, Inc. in New Bern.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - June 2003)

William Primrose Jones

GREENVILLE - William "WP" Primrose Jones, 58, 209 Kent Road, Greenville died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at his residence.  He was a 1972 graduate of Pamlico County High School and served in the U. S. Navy. He was formerly employed as a carpenter at Hatteras Yachts and was a member of West Branch M. B. Church.  His funeral service will be conducted at noon, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the New Bern Eastern M. B. Association Headquarters 885 Hwy. 306 N. Grantsboro with the Reverend Tony Credle. Burial will follow in Hudnell Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Jones of Stonewall, three daughters, Shameka Moore of Bayboro, Uvonda Willis, of Winterville and Andrea Blango of Greenville, six grandchildren one a stepbrother, John Thomas Clark, of New Bern, one stepsister, Brenda Gaskins of Winston-Salem.  The family will receive friends at the residence of his wife 15923B Hwy. 55 East, Stonewall. Viewing hours are Monday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oscar's Mortuary.  (The Sun-Journal [New Bern, NC] - March 20, 2013)

Zeta Williamson Jones

HOBUCKEN - Zeta Williamson Jones, 101, died Saturday, January 31 at her daughter’s home in Reelsboro. A funeral service has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 3, 2 pm, at Bryant Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Robert Cayton officiating with burial in the Barnett Cemetery.  She is survived by six sons, Floyd H. Jones of Newport, TN, Vernon R. Jones of Hampton, VA, Bennie Jones of Hobucken, Guy Jones of Florence, Raymond Jones of Canton, GA and Len Taylor Jones of Aransas Pass, TX; one daughter, Ella Jones Lupton of Reelsboro; one sister, Millie W. Carawan of Hobucken; 12 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home and Cremations of Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - January 2004)

Marie Simpson Joyner

GRANTSBORO - Marie Simpson Joyner, 87, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 16, 2005. A funeral service was held Friday, August 19 at 11:00 am at Amity Christian Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Lynn Maxwell officiating. Burial was in the Church Cemetery.  The family received friends on Thursday, August 18 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Bryant Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Jimmy and Evon Daniels of 6024 Neuse Road in Grantsboro.  She is survived by three daughters, Peggy Brinson and husband Ted of Parkton, Dorothy Wayne and husband Glen of Olympia, Evon Daniels and husband Jimmy of Grantsboro; one son, Robert Earl Joyner and wife Betty of Clayton; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  The family wishes to thank Personal Health Services and all other caregivers.  Arrangements by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance.  (The Pamlico News [Oriental, NC] - August 2005)

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