Places

  • Wilson is also known as: Wilson County / Wilson city.

  • Zip codes in the city: 27893, 27894, 27895, 27896.

  • Wilson County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Izel Jenkins (american football player), Randy Renfrow (race car driver), Jentezen Franklin (pastor and writer), Julius Peppers (american football player and athlete), Freddie Bynum (baseball player), Walt McKeel (baseball player), and Rapsody (rapper).

Wilson is a city in and the county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina, United States. Situated in the heart of eastern North Carolina, around 40 miles east of the capital city of Raleigh, it lies at the interchange of Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 264 in the state's Coastal Plain region. Wilson had a population of 49,610 in 2012, according to the Census Bureau.Wilson is now ranked 18th in size among North Carolina’s 500-plus municipalities. The city has added more than 40 percent in population since 1990, primarily due to a construction of new subdivisions and an influx of new residents. This has attracted new retail and shopping construction, primarily in the northwestern parts of the city.Wilson is a diverse community with African-Americans making up 48% of the population and White 43%; the remaining 9% includes many nationalities, including Latinos, Vietnamese, Chinese and other groups. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that nearly 5,000 county residents (7.5 percent) were foreign-born. Of those, nearly 3,000 people, or 62 percent, had entered the U.S. since 2000.Once widely known as "The World’s Greatest Tobacco Market", Wilson enjoys a diverse economy today, with a healthy mix of agriculture, manufacturing, commercial, and service businesses. Wilson has recently become known for it's growing crime rate; eventually being proclaimed "The most dangerous small town in America".Wilson is the birthplace of Branch Banking and Trust Corporation (BB&T), which is among the nation's top financial-holding companies with $182 billion in assets, as of spring 2014. Although headquartered now in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T remains among Wilson County’s top employers with around 2,000 people working in various financial services.Bridgestone Americas operates a plant in Wilson that employs more than 1,800 people who make radial tires for cars and light trucks. Bridgestone recently completed a 6-year, $250 million renovation of the plant, which was retooled to make run-flat passenger car tires that are sold in both the USA and Japan. It recently marked 1 million man-hours without a losttime accident.Other large employers include Wilson County Schools; Wilson Medical Center; Smithfield Packing Co., pork products; UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Kidde Aerospace and Defense before UTC's acquisition), aircraft fire protection systems; Sandoz, generic prescription drugs; Merck Manufacturing Division, pharmaceutical drugs; and Ardagh Group, glass containers.

History

The official website for the city of Wilson is http://www.wilsonnc.org.

There are currently 16 funeral home listings for the city of Wilson, North Carolina. Looking for Wilson cemeteries?

Wilson Obituaries

It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on April 29th, 2016 that Jason Ray Price perished in Wilson, North Carolina.  Price was 23 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jason Ray's life.

It was revealed on March 21st, 2016 that Patsy Amerson (Dawes) died in Wilson, North Carolina.  Ms. Amerson was 84 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Patsy's life.

It was revealed by New Bern Sun Journal on December 30th, 2015 that Brad Elliott Smith passed away in Wilson, North Carolina.  Smith was 41 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Brad Elliott's life.

It was noted by New Bern Sun Journal on December 8th, 2015 that Anna Blease (Ford) passed on in Wilson, North Carolina.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anna's life.

It was disclosed by New Bern Sun Journal on December 4th, 2015 that Marjorie Ruth Gardner Mooring perished in Wilson, North Carolina.  Mooring was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marjorie Ruth Gardner's life.

It was revealed by Flint Journal on May 17th, 2015 that Elnora Tucker (Batts) perished in Grand Blanc, Michigan.  Ms. Tucker was 85 years old and was born in Wilson, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elnora's life.

It was noted by New Bern Sun Journal on May 16th, 2014 that Janice Allen Pearce passed away in Wilson, North Carolina.  Pearce was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Janice Allen's life.

It was disclosed by New Bern Sun Journal on January 15th, 2014 that Norris Leonard Jr Cammack perished in Wilson, North Carolina.  Cammack was 78 years old and was born in New Orleans, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Norris Leonard Jr's life.

It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on December 24th, 2013 that Mildred Greene (Lilley) passed on in Wilson, North Carolina.  Ms. Greene was 92 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mildred's life.

It was reported on June 9th, 2013 that Ruth Barbara Natsch passed on in Wilson, North Carolina.  Natsch was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ruth Barbara's life.

Closest other cities near Wilson offering funeral options

Funeral Homes in Wilson

Barnes Funeral Home

Barnes Funeral Home is a Limited Liability Company, (LLC). We are a family owned business. We offer you professional, dependable, and compassionate services at affordable prices. We are well qualified to serve you and meet your funeral service...

Bowling Funeral Home

At Johnson Funerals and Cremations, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. For those who wish to plan their arrangements in advance, we offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy...

Massey Funeral Home

Family-owned funeral homes, like Massey Funeral Home, are locally owned and operated, independent funeral homes. Many families have been in funeral service for generations. They have a personal relationship with the community and are actively...

Goldsboro Cremation Service

The Arnold family migrated from Germany to Winnipeg, Canada where they manufactured tombstones and architectural cut stone. They then migrated to the United States and started Arnold Stone Brick and Tile Company of Jacksonville, Florida and then...

Pine Forest Memorial Gardens

We are members of ICCFA - International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. Belonging to ICCFA gives our families peace of mind, providing dollar for dollar credit transfers if you relocate from the area.
We are fully licensed by the...

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home

Four generations of the Shumate-Faulk family have continuously served the families of our community since 1932. Our primary objective is to educate the public by explaining the value of the funeral, to ensure that immediate needs as well as...

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Barnes Funeral Home
1739-A Martin Luther King, Jr., Parkway
Wilson, NC 27893
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Carrons Funeral Home
325 Nash St E
Wilson, NC 27893
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Edwards Funeral Home Incorporated
805 Nash St E
Wilson, NC 27893
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Incorporated
2704 Nash St N
Wilson, NC 27895
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Hamilton Funeral Chapel Incorporated
726 Tarboro St W
Wilson, NC 27893
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Joyners Funeral Home Incorporated
4100 Raleigh Road Pkwy W
Wilson, NC 27896
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Maplewood Cemetery
400 College St Ne
Wilson, NC 27893
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Shingleton Funeral Home
2413 Nash St Nw
Wilson, NC 27896
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Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Service
2704 Nash St N
Wilson, NC 27895
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Wilson Memorial Service
2811 Fieldstream Dr N
Wilson, NC 27895

Nearby Funeral Homes for Wilson

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Bowling Funeral Home
661 English Rd
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Bowling Funeral Homes
2906 N Main St
Tarboro, NC 27886
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Carlisle Funeral Home
701 Hospital Dr
Tarboro, NC 27886
Casey Funeral Home
105 East First St.
Princeton, NC 27569
Coley Funeral Home Incorporated
103 E 2nd St
Kenly, NC 27542
Cornerstone Funeral Home & Cremations
1052 1st Street Ext
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Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
4965 Us Highway 258
Farmville, NC 27828
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Dickens Funeral Director Funeral
1200 Nc Highway 111 And 122 S
Tarboro, NC 27886
Dickens Funeral Service
1200 Nc Highway 111
Tarboro, NC 27864
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Eastern Carolina Funeral Home
118 N Main St
Farmville, NC 27828
Edgecombe Memorial Park
2879 Us Highway 258 S
Tarboro, NC 27852
Elmwood Cemetery
306 E Elm St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
3888 Us Highway 70 W
Princeton, NC 27569
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Farmville Funeral Home
4226 E Church St
Farmville, NC 27828
Farmville Funeral Home
4226 E Church St
Farmville, NC 27828
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Goldsboro Cemetery
1601 Clingman St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Goldsboro Cremation Service
1401 W Grantham St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
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Hamilton Funeral Chapel
423 S James St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Harris Funeral Home
122 W Barbee St
Zebulon, NC 27597
Harts Funeral Home
320 S Glendale Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27815
Hd Pope Funeral Homes
325 Nash St
Rocky Mount, NC 27815
Hemby Willoughby Funeral Home
266 Nc 33 E
Tarboro, NC 27881
Hemby Willoughby Mortuary Incorporated
266 Nc Highway 33 E
Tarboro, NC 27881
Hilliard Funeral Home
10206 Us-301
Whitakers, NC 27891
Horne Funeral Home
9171 W Marlboro Rd
Farmville, NC 27828
Howell Funeral Home & Crematry
1500 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Hunter Odom Funeral Service
240 Atlantic Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27815
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Jesse Baker Funeral Home
201 Water St
Tarboro, NC 27881
Johnson Funeral Home
226 S Barnes St
Nashville, NC 27856
Johnson Funerals & Cremations
1912 Sunset Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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Lightner Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service
601 E Ash St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
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Massey Funeral Home
913 N Arendell Ave
Zebulon, NC 27597
Mc Intyre Funeral Home
900 S George St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Mc Kinnie & Bailey Incorporated
101 N Webb St
Selma, NC 27576
Morgan Funerals & Cremations
2129 Lawrence Cir
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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Otho Hart's Funeral Home
805 N Fairview Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27815
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Parrish Funeral Home Incorporated
305 Barden St
Princeton, NC 27569
Parrish Funeral Home Incorporated
1351 S Pollock St
Selma, NC 27576
Perkins Funeral Home
101 Martin Rd
Bethel, NC 27812
Pine Forest Memorial Gardens
770 Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, NC 27587
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Rhodes Funeral Home
708 S Slocumb St
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Richardson Funeral Home Incorporated
204 N Alston St
Nashville, NC 27856
Rocky Mount Cemeteries
761 N Raleigh St
Rocky Mount, NC 27815
Rocky Mount Memorial Park Incorporated
4454 Dortches Blvd
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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S Conner Memorial Funeral Home Incorporated
83 Circle Dr
Snow Hill, NC 28580
S Connor Memorial Funeral Home
3941 W Wilson St
Farmville, NC 27828
Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service Incorporated
1300 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27531
Shackleford Funeral Service
102 N Pine St
Fremont, NC 27830
Shackleford Howell Funeral Home
102 N Pine St
Fremont, NC 27830
Shumate Faulk Funeral Home
2890 Us Highway 117 S
Dudley, NC 28333
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home
2873 Us Highway 117
Dudley, NC 28333
Spring Hope Funeral Home
7881 Webbs Mill Rd
Spring Hope, NC 27882
Stokes Mortuary Incorporated
207 Albemarle Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27815
Strickland Funeral Home
211 W 3rd St
Wendell, NC 27591
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Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service
117 Nw 3rd St
Snow Hill, NC 28580
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Underwood Funeral Home LLC
522 S Brightleaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC 27577
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Walter Sanders Funeral Home
302 S Brightleaf Blvd
Smithfield, NC 27577
Wayne Memorial Park
2925 Us Highway 117 S
Dudley, NC 28333
Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral
1130 N Winstead Ave
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
William Toney Funeral Home
216 E Barbee St
Zebulon, NC 27597
William Toney Funeral Home
516 S Poplar St
Spring Hope, NC 27882

Wilson Funeral Home News

Dabo Swinney's Press Conference
Coach Scott - will have to get him out of here for the funeral - him and Jeff ... Was the offensive player of the game at North Carolina. Played great against Maryland. And Georgia Tech? He was outstanding. He's had one bad game. People are so quick to ...
http://northcarolinastate.scout.com/2/1017785.html

In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports
Brian Wilson closed out the Rangers in the bottom of the ninth ... America team, announced Monday. North Carolina's Harrison Barnes became the first freshman to make the list since voting began before the 1986-87 season. Iowa Won't Be Penalized In Kutcher ...
http://espn.go.com/blog/sportscenter/post/_/id/90238/sort/oldest/in-case-you-missed-it-the-day-in-sports-265

Sports at 3 p.m.
By Bernie Wilson. ALLEN PARK, Mich. FBN--Lions' Line. By Noah Trister. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. FBN--Winless Bills. By John Wawrow. CINCINNATI FBN--Bengals At Bottom. By Joe Kay. RALEIGH, N.C. FBC--T25-NC State's Nemesis.
http://www.nola.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/sports-at-3-pm/cbab9717e6244e659ece58a0191d492a

Ahead of the Curve: The next 7 days
On the same blog on Friday, Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight Schrute on "The Office ... old Zahra Baker was found in a brushy area off a North Carolina road, Chief Tom Adkins of the Hickory, North Carolina, Police said Wednesday. Police launched a search for ...
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/10/31/ahead-of-the-curve-the-next-7-days-2/?hpt=C1

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Carrons Funeral Home : Wilson, North Carolina (NC)
Carrons Funeral Home : The Willing Friend since 1985 ... Wilson, North Carolina 27893. Phone: 252-237-2169. Fax: 252-237-0120. Carla King Horne. Funeral Director/Owner ...
http://www.carronsfuneralhome.com/

Wilson Funeral Homes and funeral services in North Carolina
Listing all funeral homes in Wilson, North Carolina so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
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Joyners Funeral Home - Home
Joyners Funeral Home - Wilson NC ... Since 1920 four generations of the Joyner family and their staff have served Wilson NC and the surrounding communities. ...
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