Warsaw - Blanche Leigh Grady Jones, 93 of Warsaw passed away August 31, 2020 at her home. Mrs. Jones was born May 29, 1927 in Duplin County to the late Barney Daniel Grady and Jeffrey Lewis Grady. Mrs. Jones was a teacher’s assistant in public school system for many years. She was also a member of the Honorary Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
A visitation will be held at 10:30am Thursday, September 3, 2020 at her home at 476 Eva James Rd., Warsaw, NC. The funeral service will be held at the home at 11:00am following the visitation. Burial will follow in Devotional Gardens.
Mrs. Jones leaves to cherish her memory sons, James B. “Jay” Jones Jr. and wife, Laura of Kenansville, Dr. Joseph Timothy “Joe” Jones and wife, Mary of Streamwood, IL; daughter, Katrina J. Grady and husband, Tommy of Kenansville; grandchildren, Barney Daniel Grady and wife, Vonda, Timothy Grady and wife, DeEllen, Kay Leigh Parker and husband, Bradley, James B. “Jayme” Jones III and wife, Ashley, Dr. Christa Jones Burgette and husband, David, and Steed Sutton Jones and wife, Hayley; great grandchildren, Daniel Grady, Sylva Leigh Parker, Paisley Parker, Adley Parker, Lily Parker, Ella Grady Elouise Grady, Esther Grady, Levy Grady, ArlyJones, Aerilyn Jones and Brody Burgette special friend and sister-in-law Josephine Russ.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by husband, James B. Jones, daughter, Sylvia Wiggins, great grandson, Colton Burgette, brother, Arey Grady, Libie Grady sisters, Maebell G. Summerlin and Elizabeth G. Rhodes.
Warsaw - John Clayton Frederick, 86, died Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Mr. Frederick was born December 24, 1933 to Isham David Frederick and Margaret Louise Blanchard Frederick.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 29, 2020 in Pinecrest Cemetery, Warsaw, NC.
Mr. Frederick leaves behind brothers, Wade Frederick of Warsaw, Leroy Frederick and wife, Janet of Warsaw; sisters, Peggy Westbrook and husband, Julian of Warsaw; brother-in-law Bobby Cashwell of Fayetteville and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish is his memory.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Frederick was preceded in death by brother, W. D. Frederick and sister, Margaret Cashwell.
Beulaville - Kirk Lee Toler, 62, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Mr. Toler was born May 24, 1958 to the late John Ashley Toler and Mary Whitlow Toler.
Mr. Toler is survived by wife, Joyce Toler of the home; children, April and Tristan Toler; step-children, Billy Keith Jackson and wife, Alexandra of Durham and Clarissa Joy DeLeone and Thomas Bolden of Beulaville, and five step grandchildren, Aiden Jackson, Sarah Stewart, Gramly, Zinan, and Arien DeLeone.
A memorial service will be held 2:00pm, Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the family home, 1138 Jackson Store Road, Beulaville, NC 28518.
-Ronald Deluca, 67, of Warsaw passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Warsaw Health and Rehab. Mr. DeLuca was born May 7, 1953 in Lenoir County to the late James DeLuca and Flonnie Hobbs DeLuca.
Mr. DeLuca is survived by sons, Shane DeLuca and wife, Alyssa and Shaun DeLuca and wife, Monica; brothers, Jarvis Anderson of Faison, Sheldon Anderson and wife, Betty Lou of Pink Hill, Mike Deluca, James Deluca and wife, Becky of Warsaw; sisters, Linda Deluca of Fayetteville, Gloria Whaley of Burgaw, Barbara Jackson and husband, Glen of Warsaw, Rose Blanchard and husband Alan of Wasaw; grandchildren, Scarlett DeLuca, Syris DeLuca, Shelby Deluca, Sawyer DeLuca and Sebastian Quinn ; sister-in-law, Robin DeLuca.
In addition to his parents, Mr. DeLuca was preceded in death by brothers, Donald DeLuca; sisters. Lois Precise and Ola Mae Francis.
A memorial service will be held 2:00pm, Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Johnson Baptist Church. Visitation will be held 7:00 - 9:00pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw.
Kenansville - Lydia Ann Quinn Sutton, 55, of Kenansville passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Lydia was born in Freeport, TX January 13, 1965 to Lydia S. Quinn and the late, Lonnie Edward Quinn.
Lydia is survived by her husband James R. “Randy” Sutton of the home, Mother, Lydia S. Quinn of Kenansville; daughters, Jessica Elaine Roman and husband, Ezequiel Toro-Roman of Kenansville, Jennifer Ann Sutton of Kenansville and Nikki Smith and husband Jeremy of Beulaville; brothers, Andy Quinn and wife, Beth of Anniston, AL, David Quinn and Angela of Beulaville, Lonnie Quinn of Wilmington and Marcus Quinn and wife, Jennifer of Anniston, AL; sister, Angie Nicholson and husband, Timmy of Kenansville; grandchildren, Natalie Roman, Brady Smith and Eliana Roman.
Visitation will be held 6-8:00 pm, Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. Family and friends may come by the funeral home 10:00am - 5:00 pm Saturday to view and sign the register. A memorial service will be held 4:00 pm, Sunday, August 9, 2020 at the family home, 703 East Wards Bridge Rd, Kenansville, NC 28349.
In lieu of flowers, memorials May be made to Lydia Sutton Memorial c/o Potter’s Wheel Ministries, P. O. Box 8, Mount Olive, NC 28365.
Magnolia-Bobbie-Jo Leigh Tucker, 22, of Magnolia passed away suddenly Friday, July 17, 2020 in Sylva, NC. Bobbie-Jo was born in Duplin County August 6, 1997 to David Scott Tucker and Tammy Stokes Tucker.
A visitation is scheduled for 6:30pm Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. The funeral service will be held at 7:00pm following the visitation. Burial will be in the Devotional Gardens Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10:00am.
Bobbie-Jo is survived by parents David and Tammy Tucker of Magnolia; sisters, Tabitha T. Farrow and husband, Josh of Mountain City, TN and Hannah T. McCandless and husband, Brandon of Beulaville; niece, Scarlett McCandless and nephew, Hudson Farrow; grandparents, Robert and Joan Tucker of MI, and Gerald and Linda Stokes of Wallace; great grandparents, Stanley and Peggy Humphrey of Chinquapin; aunts and uncles, Kevin and Sally Tucker of MI, Mark and Karen Tucker of New York, Janice and Thomas Hall of Magnolia, Jason and Christina Stokes of Wallace and Donald and Mary Parker of Wallace; and numerous cousins.
Warsaw - Thomas Oberl Rabon, 82, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 at his home. Mr. Rabon was born August 17, 1937 in Horry County, SC to the late Hope B. Rabon and Louise Lupo Rabon.
A private graveside service will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020.
Mr. Rabon is survived by wife, Sue Godbold Rabon of Warsaw, NC; daughter, Beth Pope Miller and husband, Kurt of Garner; two grandchildren, Caitlin Elizabeth and Philip Christian Miller; brother, Michael C. Rabon of Warsaw; sisters, Colene P. Taylor, Wanda R. Causey, and Sylvia R. Graham all of South Carolina; special nephews, Johnny Godbold and wife, Janet of Warsaw and Jonathan Graham of SC, numerous nieces and nephews; special friend, companion, and caregiver, Carmen Jernigan; special friend and apartment complex manager, Amanda Johnson Jones; and four legged son, Sam Ezekiel Rabon.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rabon was preceded in death by brother, H. B. Rabon, Jr. and sister, Deliah Reel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565-2758 or Calvary Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, make checks payable to: Calvary Baptist Church, P. O. Box 734, Warsaw, NC 28398, please note "Educational Scholarship Fund" in the memo of the check.
Warsaw-Kirby Leon Strickland, 67, of Warsaw passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Mr. Strickland was born September 1, 1952 in Wayne County to the late Walter Strickland and Frances Rogers Strickland.
A celebration of life for Mr. Strickland will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, July 11, 2020 at his home at 231 Old Court House Rd., Warsaw.
Mr. Strickland is survived by wife, Linda Best Strickland of Warsaw, son, Ben Strickland and wife, Mallory of Warsaw; daughters, Dawn Whitman and husband, Robbie of Kenansville and Candy Lynn Gurney and husband, Joseph of Wilmington; sister, Brenda Sanderson and husband, Dail of Richlands; grandchildren, Taylor Riner and husband, Austin, McKayla Whitman, Amber Strickland, Khale Gurney, Hailey Strickland, Kaydan Gurney, Fairyn Gurney, and Nicole Saladana; great grandchild, Tristen Riner.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Strickland was preceded in death by brother, Curtis Strickland.
Warsaw - Margaret Elizabeth Miller Tucker, 90, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Tucker was born September 14, 1929 in Lenoir County, NC to the late Lonnie Horace Miller and Ida Mae Murphy Miller.
Mrs. Tucker was a faithful member of West Duplin Free Will Baptist Church.
Mrs. Tucker is survived by her son, Donald Tucker and wife, Becky; daughters, Kathy T. Hunter and husband, Willie Dee, and Linda T. Bell and husband James Rex Bell, Sr.; 17 grandchildren, 35 Great Grandchildren, and 8 Great-Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by three brothers, Bud Rashie Miller and wife, Linda Kay, Jimmy Lee Miller and wife, Geralene, Connie Ray Miller; four sisters, Ida Mae Miller Moore, Dorothy Belle Miller Price, Patsy Louise Miller Mercer and husband, Dwight; Brenda Fay Miller Moore and husband, James Michael.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her husband, William Jennings Tucker; son, Frank Edward Tucker, brothers, Albert Miller, Sr., Morris Edward Miller, Lonnie H. Miller, John Richard Miller.
Visitation will be held 7:00 - 9:00p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at West Duplin Free Will Baptist Church with burial to follow in Devotional Gardens, Warsaw, NC.
Rose Hill-Johnnie Hubert Gautier, Jr., 60, of Rose Hill, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Mr. Gautier was born in Wayne County to the late Johnnie Hubert Gautier and Myrtle Pate Gautier.
The funeral service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Community Funeral Home Chapel of Warsaw. Burial will follow in the Faison Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Gautier is survived by sisters, Emma Robinson of Rose Hill, Martha Poindexter of Teachey and Patricia Ann Cranmer and husband Larry of MO; nephews, Jonathan Cranmer, Joey Robinson, Bobby Poindexter and Beverly and Steven Poindexter and Amanda and numerous great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr.Gautier was preceded in death by brother-in-laws Eddie Robinson and Robert Poindexter.
In lieu of flowers donation may be made to The Church of God c/o Barbara Hatcher 308 River Rd. Wallace, NC 28466.