2016-04-27

Doris Gray Aycock Davis

Sept. 5, 1926 — April 26, 2016

Doris Gray Aycock Davis, 89, of Wilson, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home with Grayson Gibson and Bryant Gibson …

Mary Joan Pike Barnes

LUCAMA — Mary Joan Pike Barnes, 78, died Saturday, April 23, 2016. Arrangements are by Kenly Funeral Service.

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Dixie Lila Coleman Page

July 31, 1923 — April 27, 2016

Dixie Lila Coleman Page, 92, of Wilson, passed away Wednesday. A graveside service will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. Elder Randall Saunders will officiate.

The …

Raymond Ellis Fulghum

April 21, 1933 — April 26, 2016

SIMS — Raymond “Dink” Ellis Fulghum, 83, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Shingleton Funeral Home. Interment will …

Robert Sean Howe

Dec. 13, 1975 — March 23, 2016

RALEIGH — Robert “Sean” Howe, 40, passed away on March 23, 2016. A celebration of life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road …

Evelyn French Strader

PINEHURST — Evelyn French Strader, 91, formerly of Wilson, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

The family will be at Wilson Memorial Service, Friday 6:30 to 8 p.m. Interment will be for and at the convenience of the family.

Mrs. Strader …

Lossie Hart

BAILEY — Lossie “Pete” Hart, 95, died Friday, April 22, 2016. Funeral will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel AME Church, Bailey. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, Wilson. Visitation will be held Saturday, noon, at …

Mary Frances Galloway Boykin

Sept. 14, 1934 — April 26, 2016

SPRING HOPE — Mary Frances Galloway Boykin, 81, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Arrangements are by Shingleton Funeral Home, Wilson.

Russell Vasco Powell Jr.

Aug. 4, 1951 — April 23, 2016

Russell Vasco Powell Jr., 64, gently and peacefully passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, in the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Duke University Hospital, surrounded by his family and supported by nurses …

Lady Cyclones blank Greenfield on Senior Night


Senior Night for the girls soccer team at Community Christian School was not the best place for the Greenfield School team to be Tuesday night. Community Christian, ranked No. 5 among North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A teams …

Mills, Firebirds lose 1-0 decision


Mills, Firebirds lose 1-0 decision ROCKY MOUNT — Despite a sterling mound performance from right-hander Trevor Mills, the visiting Southern Nash High varsity baseball team was dealt a 1-0 3-A Big East Conference loss by Rocky Mount on Tuesday …

Fike in the nick of time

Futrell’s late goal sends Lady Demons by Hunt 1-0

One way or another — on one end or the other — the ball was going to go in the net. That was the sense in the final frantic minutes of Tuesday’s varsity girls soccer clash between archrivals Fike and Hunt in front of several …

Junior Varsity Roundup

Lady Cyclones rock SBH 9-0 Olivia Walker, Laura Bradley and Hadley Borg all had two goals Tuesday afternoon to lead the Community Christian School girls soccer team to a 9-0 win over Salle B. Howard. The Lady Cyclones (4-6) picked up single tallies …

Hale, Lady Bruins shell North Pitt


Hale, Lady Bruins shell North Pitt BETHEL — The visiting Beddingfield High varsity softball team at least maintained a share of the 2-A Eastern Plains Conference lead with a 15-0, five-inning victory against North Pitt on Tuesday evening. …

Ladybirds demolish Rocky Mount, 17-0


Ladybirds demolish Rocky Mount, 17-0 ROCKY MOUNT — The visiting Southern Nash High softball team climbed above .500 in the 3-A Big East Conference in dispensing with Rocky Mount 17-0 in three innings Tuesday night. The Ladybirds improved to …

Controversial call foils Fike in 7th

Controversial call foils Fike in 7th ROCKY MOUNT — The Fike High varsity softball team grabbed a 3-0 lead in the third inning of its 3-A Big East Conference game at Northern Nash on Tuesday, but a close play at the plate didn’t go the …

Area Calendar April 27-28

Wednesday, April 27 High School Varsity Girls Soccer Nash Central at Southern Nash 5 p.m. High School Track and Field Fike, Hunt at Northern Nash, 3:30 p.m.; SW Edgecombe, Beddingfield at Washington, 3:30 p.m.; Southern Nash at Nash Central, 3:30 …

CBA ties for title, posts 20th win


CBA ties for title, posts 20th win PIKEVILLE — The host Charles B. Aycock High varsity softball team not only reached the 20-win plateau but clinched no worse than a share of the 3-A/4-A Eastern Carolina Conference championship with a 6-3 …

Demons lose Big East showdown

Demons lose Big East showdown ROCKY MOUNT — Fike lost a showdown with Northern Nash for first place in the 3-A Big East Conference varsity baseball race Tuesday as the Golden Demons committed four errors in the 7-3 loss. The win puts the …

Slumping CBA blanked by Falcons 6-0

Slumping CBA blanked by Falcons 6-0 PIKEVILLE — Following a 15-0 start to the season, the Charles B. Aycock High varsity baseball team is now being forced to navigate through challenging waters. Winterville South Central hurler Quentin …