Our Obituaries

Lottie Jarman Rublein

February 25, 1924 - November 9, 2017

Lottie Jarman Joiner Rublein, 93, of Folkstone, died Thursday, November 9, 2017.Lottie was preceded in death by husbands, Hilton Joiner, and Edmund Rublein. Her parents, Willie and Pearl Jarman; sisters, Martha Ennis Jackson, Rebecca "Beck" Brown; brother, Thomas Jarman; step daughter, Alice Rublein Pat; and step son, Walter Rublein.She is survived by sons, Thomas Joiner, and Jim Joiner (Terry);...
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Shirley Jane Hobbs

April 21, 1944 - November 8, 2017

Shirley Whaley Hobbs, aged 73, of Richlands, passed on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.Shirley is survived by her husband, James A Hobbs; her daughter, Jacqueline Bryan; one brother, Raeford Whaley; two grandchildren, Timothy and Jonathan Bryan and five grandchildren, Kylee Bryan, Nathan Inge, J.J., Noah Bryan and Tristen Carey.A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 12,...
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Elvin Lois Sanderson

September 20, 1934 - October 24, 2017

Elvin Lois Sanderson, 83, of Richlands, died October 24, 2017 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands with Rev. Charles Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Pink Hill. He is survived by his wife, Mildred Sanderson. Two sons, Terry Sanderson of Richlands and Keith Sanderson of Grand Rapids,...
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Harry Williams

May 17, 1942 - October 13, 2017

Harry Williams, 75, beloved Father and Grandfather, of Richlands died October 13, 2017 at Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern.A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm,Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Onslow Memorial Park, Jacksonville with Charles Williams officiating. He retired from the City of Jacksonville after thirty plus years of service. He is survived by his sons, Greg and Randall...
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Carrie Marshburn

July 31, 1935 - October 13, 2017

Carrie Carter Marshburn, 82, of Richlands, North Carolina passed peacefully on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Liberty Commons while surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Carrie was a lifelong member of First Christian Church in Richlands, and a retired cafeteria staff member. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Carlton Marshburn. She is survived by her sisters, Betsy Henderson of...
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Doris Marino

July 8, 1934 - October 11, 2017

Doris Marino, 83, of Richlands, passed away, Wednesday, October 11, 2017, surrounded by family.Doris is survived by her husband of 61 ½ years, Myron "Mike" Marino; her children, Barbara Lynn Eubanks, Robbin Wayne White, Michael Anthony Marino and Michele Ann Marino; her brother, Joe Humphrey; her Grandson, Jeffery L. Eubanks, three great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and many...
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Kenneth Ormond Barbee

July 13, 1938 - October 11, 2017

Kenneth Ormond Barbee passed peacefully on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 with his loving and devoted wife Shirley by his side. Kenneth was born on July 13, 1938 in Onslow County to Ormond and Catherine Barbee. Kenneth was devoted to his family and beloved by many. He is survived by his mother, Catherine Basden Barbee, his wife of twelve years, Shirley Keel Barbee, stepson Ricky (Debbie) Knowles of...
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Clayton Avon Futrelle

October 17, 1930 - September 29, 2017

Clayton A. Futrelle 86, of Richlands, Died Friday September 29, 2017 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Clayton retired from Longley Supply of Jacksonville. Sang lead for Victory Quartet for 17 years.He is preceded in Death by Son Randy Earl Futrelle, Daughter Kimberly Futrelle Crews, Three Brothers Milton, Leslie "Teat", and Leon Futrelle. Parents William "Pedru" Riley Futrelle & Elenor Pittman...
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Norwood Wilson

December 20, 1922 - September 9, 2017

RICHLANDS - Norwood Wilson, 94 of Richlands, died Saturday morning, September 9, 2017, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. The visitation will be from 7 to 9 PM at First Christian Church, Richlands. The funeral will be at 10 AM on Friday at First Christian Church, Richlands, followed by the burial at the family gravesite. Norwood was born near Pinhook, Duplin County, on December 20, 1922. He was the...
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Theresa Ann Matarese

September 12, 1939 - September 5, 2017

Theresa Ann Matarese, 77, of Richlands, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. The family will receive friends from 11-1 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands. A celebration of life service will follow at 1 p.m.She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Nick Matarese; two daughters, Nancy Roubal and husband William and Theresa Beaber and husband Geoffrey; one son, Michael Matarese...
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Norma Davis Willaford

September 2, 1925 - August 19, 2017

Our most Precious and Loving Wife and Mother, Norma Davis Willaford, 91, of Richlands, went to be with our Lord and Saviour on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville. A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Bethany Baptist Church, with Rev. Don Guldin, Rev. Jason Willaford, Rev. Jr. Hannig, and Rev. Anthony Davis officiating. Burial...
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Roy Francis Falgout

January 18, 1979 - August 3, 2017

Roy Francis Falgout, III, 38, of Greenville, formerly of Onslow County died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at his residence.A Memorial Service will be held at the Community Christian Church at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Richlands with Reverend James Mullin officiating. He is survived by his parents: Roy Falgout, Jr. of Beaufort and Sam and Karen Jarman of Greenville; brother: Samuel...
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Teri Dixon

July 27, 1969 - July 21, 2017

Teri Smith Dixon, 47, of Richlands went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice.She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Richlands where she also was very active in Hannah's Hands outreach ministry and very active in all activities of the church.She was preceded in death by her daughter: Kristie Marie Dixon; grandmother: Verdie Smith.A Memorial Service...
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Troy Lester Foy

October 22, 1925 - July 20, 2017

Troy Lester Foy, 91, of Richlands, died July 20,2017.He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Willaford Foy.He is survived by three sons, Troy Foy (Barbara Spinella), Caggie Foy (Melissa) and Tracy Foy (Ashley); four daughters, Thelma Swinson (Donald), Kathy Davis, Inez Kirner (Joe), and Elaine Davis (Ricky); two brothers, Odell Foy and Wilbert Foy; 19 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren,...
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Vetral Ann Barbee

February 24, 1945 - July 17, 2017

Vetral Ann Barbee, 72, of Richlands, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Gordon Barbee.She is survived by a brother, Ronnie Jones and a large loving family of nieces, nephews and cousins.A Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at Johnson Funeral Home in Richlands. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the...
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Gerald Obediah Bergsten

December 1, 1929 - July 2, 2017

"Gerri" Gerald Griffin Bergsten, 87, of Richlands, NC passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's and medical conditions. She was being lovingly cared for at Liberty Commons Assisted Living Facility, Jacksonville, NC.Gerri was born at Comfort, NC, on December 1, 1929. She was the daughter of Cyrus and Eula Griffin and was the last of a large family of brothers and...
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James Henry Mathis

January 19, 1945 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands, NC.
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Estelle Ervin

June 21, 1929 - May 30, 2017

Estelle Ervin, 87, of Richlands, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, surrounded by her family. Estelle is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Elbert Ervin; three sons, Johnny Nelson Ervin, Stuart Ervin and wife Christine and Danny Ervin and wife Jackie; one Daughter, Pamela Rhodes; two sisters, Libby Reynolds and Gladys Smith; six grandchildren, Christopher Ervin, Andrea Taylor, Wendy...
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Nancy Lee DePlanche

October 5, 1945 - May 29, 2017

Nancy Lee (Champagne) De Planche, 71, of Richlands, passed away at Vidant Greenville , Monday, May 29th, 2017.Nancy was preceded in death by her loving Husband of 48 years , Kenneth George De Planche, Sr . Nancy is lovingly remembered by her children: Kenneth George DePlanche Jr. of Durham, NC and Bruce Alain DePlanche of Louisville, KYNancy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 5th, 1945....
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Eugene Lester Caldwell

May 7, 1944 - May 18, 2017

Eugene L Caldwell, 73, of Richlands, NC, formerly Dayton, OH, died Thursday May 18, 2017 at Carolina East Medical Center. Visitation will be held at Johnson Funeral Home of Richlands from 6-8 pm Monday, May 22 . Funeral Services will held Tuesday morning at 11 am. Interment, with military honors, will follow at the family cemetery.Survivors include wife of 50 years, Ellen Dail Caldwell; twin...
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Boyd Frederick Valley

November 22, 1956 - May 17, 2017

Boyd Frederick Valley, Jr., 60, of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.A Memorial Service will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Eric Jones officiating.He is survived by his daughter: Shannon Milburn of Richlands, NC; son: Boyd Frederick Valley, III of Taneytown, Md.; mother: Velma...
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Nora Lee Swinson

September 21, 1935 - May 16, 2017

Nora Lee Swinson, 81, of Richlands passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands with burial following at Onslow Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. She is survived by her husband, Donald Swinson, of the home; one son, Garth Davis and wife Cathy and two...
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Arthur Frederick Burd

February 28, 1954 - May 15, 2017

Arthur Frederick Burd, 63, of Jacksonville died May 15, 2017 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville with military honors.He is survived by his son, John Brotzman and wife Tonia of Jacksonville. Daughter, Carla Turner of Ocala, FL. His wife, Helen J. Burd of Jacksonville....
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Junie Maxine Coble

October 26, 1940 - April 19, 2017

Junie Maxine Coble, 76, of Richlands, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017.She is survived by her husband Greg; son, Chipper; five grandchildren, Sherea, Adrian, Travis, Samantha and Emily and three great grandchildren, Donte, Semiya, and Deondre. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Toni Renee Gates.Private services will be held for the family.Condolences may be made at www...
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Elmer Elwood Kendall

November 28, 1934 - March 28, 2017

Elmer Elwood Kendall, 82, of Trenton, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017.He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Lottie Kendall and his son, Donald Kendall.He leaves behind his beloved wife of 62 years, Corrine Kendall; seven children, David Kendall and wife Pam, Mark Kendall, Anne Koonce and husband James, Connie Cole and husband Rodney, Kathy Sanderson and husband Robert, Charles...
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Bobby Ray Turner

September 6, 1950 - March 24, 2017

Bobby Ray Turner, 66, of Richlands, died Friday, March 24, 2017.Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home in Richlands. The family will receive friends following the service. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28 at East Duplin Memorial Gardens, Beulaville.He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Lucille Turner and four...
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Esther Virginia Dennis

July 12, 1929 - March 23, 2017

Esther Dennis (1929-2017)Born July 12, 1929 on the Eastern Shore of Maryland to Talmage Boise and Valley Beauchamp, went home to the Lord on the morning of March 23, 2017.Blessed with 87 years of life Esther brought love, concern, and a kind heart to all people she met. A child of the Great Depression, Esther graduated from high school then interned at Johns Hopkins where she became a registered...
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Howard Clair MIller

January 18, 1922 - March 18, 2017

Howard Clair Miller, 95, of Jacksonville, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Onslow Memorial Hospital.Mr. Miller served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was preceded in death by his daughter Diana Williamson and sister Emogene Zerby. The funeral service will be held at a later date at the Curran-Shaffer Funeral & Crematory in Apollo, Pennsylvania. He will buried at the Riverview...
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Emiko Jackson

June 11, 1953 - March 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands, NC.
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Louise Watson Greene

September 22, 1920 - March 4, 2017

Eleanor Louise Watson Greene, age 96, passed away quietly in her home in Richlands on Saturday, March 4th. Louise was born on September 22, 1920 to John Blake Watson and Sarah Ray Birmingham in Wadesboro, NC. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Margaret Coble, her brother J.B. Watson, Jr., and her son-in-law Larry Griffin. She was the proud mother of four daughters, Anne...
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Mary Wilson Howrey

December 21, 1932 - March 3, 2017

Mary Wilson Howrey, 84, of Richlands went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Carolina East Hospital, New Bern.She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Richlands. Mary also retired from Civil Service where she worked with passenger transportation. She was preceded in death by her son: Paul Michael Howrey; parents: George and Robie Wilson; 6 sisters and 1 brother.A Funeral...
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Frances Jean Simchick

December 24, 1941 - March 1, 2017

Frances Jean Simchick, 75, of Richlands, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at her residence.She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Jacksonville. Frances assisted in community service work for the marines throughout her life. She also helped out at the American Legion Fair for many years and helped with the Toys for Tots. Frances was known as the Sticky Bun Lady at the Marine...
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Paul Maurice Tollefsrud

September 7, 1922 - February 28, 2017

Paul Maurice Tollefsrud, 94, of Richlands, died Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Onslow House in Jacksonville.Mr. Tollefsrud was a member of the First Baptist Church, Richlands. He served in the USMC during WWII where he was awarded Four Distinguished Flying Cross. He was a member of the Richlands Lodge #564 for many years. The family would like to say a special thanks to his nurse, Mandy...
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Dock Elwood Brown

July 14, 1935 - February 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands, NC.
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Ida Estelle Wilson

October 27, 1942 - January 8, 2017

Ida Estelle Wilson, 74, of Richlands, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, January 8, 2017.Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Barbee Family Cemetery.
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Douglas Dwayne Blake

October 14, 1970 - December 12, 2016

Douglas Dwayne Blake, 46, of Richlands, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016.He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Lois Blake Sr.He is survived by his wife, Deborah Blake and two daughters, Amber and Sarah Blake, all of Richlands; two sisters, Sheila Willis and Tanya Blake, both of Jacksonville; four brothers, Joseph Blake Jr. , Gerry Blake and Larry Blake all of Jacksonville and...
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Naomi Jean Browning

November 23, 1939 - December 11, 2016

Naomi Jean Browning, 77, of Richlands, died Sunday, December 11,2016.She is survived by her son, James Browning; two daughters, Donna Jean Otis and Natalie Zavala (Fernando); one sister, Lena Lanier; two brothers, Walter Daniel England and Arnold England; three grandchildren, Angela Otis Halsey, Michael Otis and Caroline Zavala and three great grandchildren.Jean worked at Arnolds in Richlands for...
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Johnnie Frederick Tapper

December 8, 1928 - December 6, 2016

Johnnie Frederick "Fred" Tapper, 87, of Richlands, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at his residence.He was a member of the Floyd Pond Holiness Church and was pastor for 62 years.A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the Floyd Pond Holiness Church with Reverend Pete Lowery officiating.The family will receive friends from 6:00 -9:00 p.m. at Floyd Pond...
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Christine Brinson Futrell

January 7, 1924 - November 2, 2016

Christine Brinson Futrell, 92, of Richlands passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Leon Futrell , her brother, Linwood Brinson, Sr. and her grandson and his wife, Jimmy and Judy Futrell.Christine is survived by two sons, Ronnie O'Neal Futrell and Willis Foy Futrell and wife, Shirley of Richlands; two daughters, Ella Vee Lumley and husband...
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Donald Philyaw

September 8, 1955 - October 21, 2016

Donald Wilson Philyaw, 61, (Doodad) of Richlands, North Carolina, passed from his earthly life into the hands of God on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Life Care Hospital of NC, Rocky Mount.Donald's visitation is Monday, October 24, at Johnson Funeral Home in Richlands from 6-8 p.m. Also, the funeral service will be at Johnson Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 25 at 2 p.m. Other visitation may be...
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Margaret Ophelia Vroman

November 27, 1931 - October 12, 2016

Margaret Ophelia Futrell Vroman, 84, of Richlands died October 12, 2016 at her home.Margaret was a Charter Member of the New River Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. She worked at the Dixon State School Hospital in Ill. She was preceded in death by her husband Dale Edwin Vroman.A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm, Monday, October 17, 2016 at New River Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church...
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Kelly Reid Barbee

October 26, 1954 - September 29, 2016

Kelly Reid Barbee passed peacefully on September 29, 2016 surrounded by family and his devoted wife, Darlene. Reid was born on October 26, 1954 in Onslow County to Ormond and Catherine Barbee.Reid was a devoted family man and a beloved friend to many. He is survived by his mother, Catherine Basden Barbee, wife of 41 years, Darlene, daughters Sarah Barbee Erreca (Michael) and Kelly Barbee Barber ...
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Virginia Anne Baysden

September 29, 1945 - September 7, 2016

Virginia Anne Baysden, 70, peacefully went on to heaven to meet her Lord and Savior on September 7, 2016. She was born to the late Guy and Rebecca Baysden, on September 29, 1945, in Jacksonville, NC. She grew up in Richlands, NC where she was a member of the First Christian Church. Along with her parents, her younger sister, Diana Baysden Hobbs, also predeceased Virginia. She is survived by...
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Leon Ward Sylvester

May 17, 1931 - August 27, 2016

Leon Ward Sylvester, Jr., 85, of Richlands, passed away Saturday morning, August 27, at his home in Emerald Isle, NC.Leon was born May 17, 1931, to the late Leon Ward and Mary Hardy Murrill Sylvester in Richlands, NC. Leon was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Perry Sylvester of Raleigh, NC and brother Nathaniel Sylvester of Cape Carteret. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia D. Sylvester;...
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George Lee Mathis

October 9, 1947 - August 17, 2016

George Lee Mathis, 69, of Richlands died August 17, 2016 at UNC Hospital, Chapel Hill. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00am, Thursday, August 25, 2016 at The Charles Field Cemetery, Richlands with Rev. Robert Earl Jarman officiating.He is survived by two step daughters, Ann Brown and Mary Jane Brown both of Jacksonville.Three brothers, Danny Mathis of Richlands, and Rex and James Henry...
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Judith Rose Duseault

October 12, 1942 - August 16, 2016

Judith Rose Duseault, 73, of Richlands died August 16, 2016 at her residence. A funeral service will be held Friday, August 19, 2016 at 11:00am, at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands with Rev. David Jarman officiating. Burial will follow at Brinson Family Cemetery, Richlands.She was the Owner and Operator of J&N Grocery and was a member of Baysden Chapel Church. She is survived by her brothers,...
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William Leonard Martin

April 19, 1941 - July 16, 2016

William Leonard Martin, 75, of Jacksonville died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at his residence.William worked with the Vermont Heating and Ventilation Company for many years. Mr. Martin was preceded in death by his parents: Clarence and Daisy Martin; brothers: Richard, Larry, and Doug Martin.William is survived by his beloved wife: Shirley A. Martin of Jacksonville, NC; daughters: Kimberly...
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Linda Allen Howe

July 10, 2016

Linda Allen Howe, of Richlands, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at her residence.She was preceded in death by her parents: Raymond and Doris Allen; brothers: Raymond Allen, Elwood Allen.Linda was survived by her loving husband: Raymond Howe; sons: Robert Pedenski and wife Jun Pedenski of Richlands, Howard Jennings and wife Dorothy of Richlands, William Jennings and wife Heather Armstrong...
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Jessie Padgette Straughn

October 30, 1932 - June 3, 2016

Jessie Padgette Straughn, 83, of Haw Branch, died June 3, 2016 at Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville. Born in Tatnall Co, Georgia in 1932, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Earl and Myrtice Thompson Padgette. She was a devoted mother of six children, five boys and one girl, and was an avid gardner, who loved to fish and spend time with her family and friends. In addition to her parents...
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Noah Jesus Watkins

May 7, 2016 - May 7, 2016

Noah Jesus Watkins, infant son of Vanessa Watkins, died May 7, 2015 at Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, Friday, May 13, 2016 at Backswamp Community Church with Rev. Louise Woods officiating. Burial will follow at Watkins Family Cemetery.In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brothers; Adrian Hernandez and Devon Watkins-Hernandez and...
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Billy Jarman

April 10, 1939 - May 5, 2016

Billy "Bill" Jarman, 77, of Richlands died Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital.Bill was the owner of Jarman Cap Company in Richlands. He was in the Richlands Rotary Club for many years and was also in the Richlands Chamber of Commerce. Bill received the Citizen of the Year in 2013. He was preceded in death by his brothers: James "Red" Jarman, Sam Jarman.A Memorial Service will be...
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Lena Mae Hatcher Dail

March 29, 1934 - April 28, 2016

Lena Mae Hatcher Dail, 82, of Richlands went to be with the Lord on Thursday April 28, 2016 at Premier Nursing & Rehab. in Jacksonville. A funeral service will be held at 7:00pm, Tuesday May 3, 2016 at First Baptist Church, Richlands with Rev. Roland Penny officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00am, Wed., May 4, 2016 at the Dail Family Cemetery, Richlands.Mrs. Dail was a devoted Wife,...
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Sandra Frakes Buck

March 11, 1938 - March 20, 2016

Sandra Frakes Buck, 78, of Richlands, died Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Vidant Duplin Hospital.She was a member of the First Prairie Creek Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Prairie Creek Home Extension Club.She is survived by her sons: Steve Powell and wife Angie of Raleigh, NC, Nick Powell of Greenville, NC; daughter: Peggy Powell and husband David of Richlands; grandson: Steven...
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Lucille Joan Balazs

June 12, 1930 - March 17, 2016

Lucille Joan Balazs, 85, of Jacksonville died Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Onslow House Hospice.She was a member of the Infant of Prague. She was preceded in death by her husband: Charles Balazs; son: Richard Balazs.She will be buried at Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, NY.She is survived by her brother: Myron Marino and wife Doris of Richlands; niece: Michelle Marino of Richlands;...
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Stacey Earl Banks

August 31, 1939 - March 1, 2016

Stacey Earl Banks, 76, of Richlands died 3/1/2016 at Onslow Memorial Hospital Jacksonville. Mr. Banks was a member of Tuckahoe Christian Church.A funeral service will be held at 6:30pm, Friday, March 4, 2016 at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands with Rev. Roger Banks officiating. Burial will be at 10:00AM, Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Onslow Memorial Park, Jacksonville. He is survived by his wife,...
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Norma J. Maddox

August 28, 1937 - February 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands, NC.
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Christine Humphrey Williams

July 19, 1925 - February 21, 2016

Christine Humphrey Williams, 90, of Richlands, died Sunday, February 21, 2016 at her residence.She was preceded in death by her husband: Clayton Williams, sisters: Ruth Stevens, Creasy Ramsey; brothers: Cecil Humphrey, Billy Humphrey.A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands. Burial will follow at the East Duplin...
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Patricia Greer Manning

April 24, 1955 - December 26, 2015

Patricia Greer Manning, 60, of Richlands, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.She was preceded in death by her sister: Zelda Frisbee.A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Robert Earl Jarman officiating at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands. The family will receive friends following the service. ...
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Garry Ferrell Williams

June 24, 1957 - December 15, 2015


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Lewis Alton Futral

January 4, 1935 - December 12, 2015

Lewis Alton Futral, 80, of Richlands died Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.He was a member of the First Christian Church, Richlands. Alton retired from the U.S. Navy after serving for twenty years. He was preceded in death by his son: Carl Everette Futral; daughter: Darlene Wilson.A Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at First Christian Church...
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Annette Prince Cox

May 16, 1935 - October 22, 2015

Annette Prince Cox, 80, of Burgaw died Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Pender Memorial Hospital.She was a member of the Forest Hills Baptist Church in Burgaw where she taught Sunday School for many years.A Funeral Service will be Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00 noon at the Forrest Hills Baptist Church with Reverend Timothy Cook, Reverend Jesse Futrell, and Reverend David Taylor officiating....
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Vivian Hall Metts

December 24, 1933 - October 6, 2015

Vivian Hall Metts, 81, of Richlands died Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at her residence.She was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church, Richlands and was active in Christian Women's Fellowship. Vivian Worshipped One and loved all. She was preceded in death by her husband: Harold Lee Metts, Sr.A Funeral Service will be at the First Christian Church, Richlands at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October...
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Marjorie Smith Stroud Cox

January 13, 1925 - September 9, 2015

Marjorie Smith Stroud Cox, 90, of Dudley, died Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.Marjorie was a member of the First Baptist Church, Richlands. She was preceded in death by her husbands: Carl Stroud, Billy Cox; son: Edward Stroud; step son: Donnie Cox; great grandson; Bowen Wyckoff.A Funeral Service will be held at Community Christian Church at 6:30 p.m. on Friday,...
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Ora Lee Marshburn

June 26, 1924 - September 9, 2015

Ora Lee Marshburn, 91, of Richlands died Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport.She was an active member of the Wounded Warriors.A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Edna Cavanaugh officiating. Burial will follow at the Whaley Family Cemetery.She is survived by her sister:...
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Carl Everett Futral

September 26, 1960 - September 7, 2015

Carl Everett Futral, 54, of Richlands died Monday, September 7, 2015 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.He attended The Potter's House Church. Carl was preceded in death by his sister: Darlene Wilson; granddaughter: Addalee Lane.A Funeral Service will be held at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015 with Reverend Jeff Banks officiating. Burial...
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Mary Bell Rea Rigg

June 20, 1921 - August 6, 2015

Mary Bell Rea Rigg of Jacksonville, North Carolina, died peacefully on August 6, 2015 in Newport, NC. She was born on June 20, 1921 to Thomas Floyd and Esta Ethel Rea in Ross County, Ohio. She was graduated from Good Hope High School in 1939, and Bliss Business College in Columbus, Ohio. During World War II, she worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. She met Robert David Rigg, in Dayton,...
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Sandra Pate Barbee

October 24, 1944 - June 28, 2015

Sandra Pate Barbee, 70, of Richlands died Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Lenoir Memorial Hospital.She was a member of the First Christian Church, Richlands. Also she was a member of the Ya-Ya Sisters where she held the position as Head Sister.A Funeral Service will be held at the First Christian Church, Richlands on July 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Dr. Gary Edens officiating. The family will...
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Margaret Swinson Jarman

November 27, 1934 - June 18, 2015

Margaret Swinson Jarman, 80, of Rosehill died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Vidant Duplin Hospital.She was a member of the Church of God Church in Wallace.A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 12:00 noon at the Church of God Church, Wallace with Reverend Sharon Morrow officiating. Burial follow at Onslow Memorial Park.She is survived by her sons: Johnny Ray Jarman of Magnolia,...
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Mickey Horace Futrell

February 26, 1964 - June 16, 2015

Mickey Horace Futrell, 51, of Jacksonville, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.He was a member of the Floyd Pond Holiness Church.A Funeral Service will be Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at the Floyd Pond Holiness Church with Reverend Fred Tapper officiating. Burial will follow at the Futrell-Swinson Cemetery.He is survived by his brothers: Ricky K. Futrell of...
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Lucille Cox Murray

December 22, 1920 - June 5, 2015

Lucille Cox Murray, 94, Richlands, died Friday, June 5, 2015 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Richlands and also was a member of the Sunshine Club of Richlands.A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 12:00 noon at First Baptist Church, Richlands with Reverend Roy Parker officiating. Burial will follow at the Westview Cemetery in...
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Hilda Mae Chappell

January 26, 1945 - June 5, 2015

Hilda Mae Chappell, 70, of Richlands died Friday, June 5, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center, Wilmington.She was a member of the Mormon Temple, Jacksonville.A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at the Coastal Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. with the Reverend Robert Earl Jarman officiating.She is survived by her husband: Virgil L. Chappell;...
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Edward Walter Barbee

May 10, 1936 - May 26, 2015

Edward "E.W. Walter Barbee, 79, of Richlands, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at his residence.He was a member of the First Christian Church, Richlands. He was preceded in by his parents: Gordon and Lois Barbee; brother: Bobby Barbee.A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the First Christian Church, Richlands at 6:30 p.m. with Reverend Gary Edens officiating. Burial will be on...
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Robert William Landers

June 27, 1932 - May 11, 2015


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Michael Everett Koonce

May 5, 1956 - May 11, 2015

Michael Everett Koonce born May 5, 1956 in Richlands, NC to Travis Wendell Koonce, Sr. and Lucy Metts Koonce, died Monday, May 11, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, Travis Koonce, Jr. of Richlands, NC. Mike graduated from Richlands High School in 1974 and went on to pursue a B.S. in Parks and Recreation from East Carolina University and graduated in 1978. ...
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Marcus McKinley Dixon

July 15, 1963 - May 4, 2015

Marcus "Cat" McKinley Dixon, 51, of Chinquapin died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Vidant Edgecomb Hospital, Tarboro.He attended the Springfield Pentecostal Free Will Baptist.A Funeral Service will be Friday, May 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Mike Mobley officiating. Burial will be Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Banks Cemetery.He is survived by his...
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Pierce

August 3, 1941 - April 20, 2015

J.D. Pierce, 73 of Nine Mile, passed away Monday afternoon at his residence. He was preceded in death by his infant daughters Sherry Ann Pierce and Edwina Collette Pierce. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Pierce of the home, sons David Pierce of Oxford, MS and Allen Pierce (Lorelei) of Winston Salem, daughter Melissa Foy (Caggie) of the home, brothers Donald Pierce of Nine Mile, Craig Pierce...
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Robert Dennis Eads

July 29, 1947 - April 11, 2015

Robert "Bob" Dennis Eads, 67, of Richlands died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at his residence.Bob served his country for many years and retired as a Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Centerview Baptist Church on Piney Green Rd, Jacksonville with Reverend Joe Capper officiating.He is survived by his wife: Doris...
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Edgardo Gerena Marrero

October 30, 1961 - April 10, 2015


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Billy Humphrey

October 7, 1937 - March 29, 2015

Billy Humphrey, 77 of Richlands, passed away Sunday evening at Duke Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents Lacy and Prudie Humphrey, grandson Harvey Hunter, Jr., sisters Ruth Stevens and Creasey Ramsey, and brother Cecil Humphrey. He is survived by his wife Shelva Humphrey of the home, daughters Pam Hunter (Harry) of Beulaville and Jennifer Jones of Richlands, sisters...
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Larry Wayne Griffin

July 31, 1945 - March 22, 2015

Larry Wayne Griffin, 69, of Richlands died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his residence.He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Palacios, Tx. Larry was Past President of the Lions Club in Texas. He was a Disabled Vietnam Veteran who served in the US Army.A Graveside Service will be Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Coastal Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery with Reverend Edgar De...
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Ashley Renae Pierce

December 11, 1990 - March 22, 2015

Ashley Renae Pierce, 24, of Richlands, died Sunday, March 22, 2015.She was a member of the Five Mile Free Will Baptist Chapel.A Funeral Service will be Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Five Mile Free Will Chapel with Reverend Jeff Bates officiating. Burial will follow at the Pierce Family Cemetery.She is survived by her parents: Rhon Anthony Pierce of Richlands, NC, Rebecca Peake of...
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James Robert Bynum

January 29, 1965 - March 18, 2015

James Robert Bynum, 50 of Richlands, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home. He is survived by his sons Cory Bynum, Cody Bynum, and Jacob Bynum of Richlands, his mother Connie Bynum of Richlands, and his brother Michael Bynum of Richlands. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, March 28th at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with pastor Billy Cox officiating. Burial will take...
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Carmen Roth

August 11, 1929 - March 15, 2015

Carmen Roth, 85 of Richlands, passed away Sunday afternoon at Onslow Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Burke. She is survived by her husband Floyd Roth of the home, sons Patrick Burke of Oregon and John Burke of Richlands, daughters Mary Burke of Richlands and Erin Oramous of Slidell, LA, 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at...
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Louie Bryan Baysden

April 8, 1916 - March 6, 2015

Ms. Louie Bryan Baysden, 98, a longtime resident of Richlands died March 6, 2015 in Hendersonville, NCShe was preceded in death by her husbands: Clifford A. Bryan and Royce N. Baysden.A Graveside Service will Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Onslow Memorial Park with Reverend Gary McAbee officiating.She is survived by her son: Shelton G. Byran and wife Beverley of Wylie, Texas;...
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Jesse Mendoza De Jesus

February 24, 1932 - March 5, 2015

Jesse Mendoza De Jesus, 83, of Raleigh died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Rex Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.He was a lifelong member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in the Philippines. He served 20 years as President of the Labor Union for Marcelo Steel Corp. Jesse was Employee of the Year when he worked at the Marriott Hotel, Raleigh.A Celebration of Life Service will be Sunday, March 8,...
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Mabel Louise Washer

September 7, 1924 - February 15, 2015

Mabel Louise Washer, 90, of Richlands died February 15, 2015 at Carolina Rivers Nursing Home& Rehab., Jacksonville . A Funeral service will be held at 11:00am, Friday, February 20, 2015 at Richlands United Methodist Church with Rev. Edgar DeJesus officiating.She is survived by her son, Michael G. Washer of Bath,PA and daughter, Brenda L. Hosking of Richlands. Three Grandchildren and Seven...
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Beatrice Pauline Hobbs

April 16, 1923 - February 14, 2015

Beatrice Pauline Hobbs, 91, of Richlands, died Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington.She was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church. Mrs. Hobbs was loving wife, mother and great friend. She would take charge running the farm with her boys when dad was not around. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Cathy Jennifer Hobbs; husband: Horrace L. Hobbs; son: ...
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Jean Senter Canady

October 3, 1944 - January 28, 2015

Jean Senter Canady, 70, of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Onslow Memorial Hospital.She attended the Red Barn Church in Richlands.A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Red Barn Church, Richlands with Reverend Mike Jarman officiating.She is survived by her husband: J.R. Canady; son: Johnie Rockford Canady, Jr. and wife Andrea of...
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Anthony Carlo Giovannini

July 11, 1953 - January 28, 2015


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Anna Elizabeth Quinn

October 20, 1923 - January 28, 2015

Anna Elizabeth Quinn, 91, of Trenton, died Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern.She was a member of the Believer's Fellowship Church, Comfort.A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Jesse Futrell officiating. Burial will follow at the Quinn Family Cemetery in Comfort.She is...
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Milton Ray Futrelle

July 12, 1927 - January 26, 2015

Milton Ray Futrelle, 87, of Richlands, died Monday, January 26, 2015 at his residence.Mr. Milton was a member of the New Covenant Holiness Church, Richlands. He was preceded in death by his son: Durwood Michael Futrelle; brothers: Leon Futrelle and Leslie Futrelle.A Funeral Service will be Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Pete...
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Stella Angeline Doyle

March 17, 1945 - December 30, 2014

Stella Angeline Doyle, 69 of Richlands, passed away at her residence. She is survived by her daughters Elizabeth Davis of Richlands and Veronica Davis of St. Joseph, MO, sister Carol Egan of Texas, and 2 grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, 01/10/15 at Community Christian Church in Richlands at 1:00 PM with James Warren officiating. A gathering of friends and family will...
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Mary Sue Chandler

December 7, 1942 - December 26, 2014

Mary Sue Chandler, 72, of Richlands died Friday, December 26, 2014 at Carolina East Hospice Care Center in Kenansville.She was a member of the Walnut Log Baptist Church in Tennessee.Mrs. Chandler is survived by her daughter: Rhonda Osborn of Richlands; two grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.Condolences may be made...
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Judy Ann Dennis

September 10, 1965 - December 12, 2014

Judy Ann Dennis, 49 of Richlands, passed away Friday afternoon at Onslow Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband Art Dennis of the home, sons Jeffery Dennis of Beulaville and Allen Dennis of Richlands, daughters Bonny Jones and Savanna Munoz both of Richlands, brothers Billy Daw of Pink Hill and Charlie Daw of Jacksonville, sister Brenda Dennis of Richlands, and 5 grandchildren. A...
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Guylie Vernon Fountain

March 13, 1925 - December 7, 2014

Guylie Vernon Fountain, 89, of Richlands, died Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville.He was preceded in death by his wife: Minnie Mercer Fountain; brothers: Leo Fountain and Beamon Fountain.A Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 6:00 p.m at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands with Reverend Randy Jones officiating. Burial will be Wednesday, December 10,...
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Brenda Branch Perdue

September 11, 1950 - November 24, 2014

Brenda Louise Branch Perdue, 64, of Bonneau, SC, a retired LPN at the Charleston Naval Hospital, died Monday morning at her residence. Her funeral will be 7:00 PM Wednesday, November 26, 2014, in the CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME, MONCKS CORNER. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30 PM until the hour of service Wednesday. A visitation will be held on Friday, November...
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Vader Louise Daw

August 8, 1933 - November 12, 2014

Vader Louise Daw, 81, of Richlands died November 12, 2014 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. A Memorial service will be held at 6:00pm, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands with Pastor Joyce Kennedy officiating.She is survived by her sons, Billy Daw of Pink Hill, and Charlie Daw of Jacksonville. Daughters, Brenda Dennis and Judy Dennis both of Richlands. Three Brothers, Rex...
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Casandra Beddard Egolf

May 21, 1965 - October 11, 2014

Casandra Beddard Egolf, 49, of Richlands, died Saturday, October 11, 2014.Casandra worked with Richlands Primary School.A Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Ranzor Horne officiating. Burial will be held at the Beddard Family Cemetery.She is survived by her husband: Marcus Egolf; sons: Justin Scott Pike of...
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Doris Penuell Corbett

August 13, 1937 - October 11, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Richlands, NC.
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Doris Penuell Corbett

August 13, 1937 - October 11, 2014

Doris Penuell Corbett, 77, of Trenton, died Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Carolina East Hospital in New Bern.A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Richlands with Reverend Lynn Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.She is survived by her sons: Stanley Davis of Richlands, Ronnie Davis of Richlands;...
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