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Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Walter Hardy Mills, Jr.

3/28/1922 ~ 03/18/2018

Services will be held: 04/14/2018

Wright Hardy

Wright Lupton Hardy

3/19/1923 ~ 03/21/2018

Services will be held: 03/25/2018

Lois Strickland obit photo

Lois K. Strickland

11/11/1944 ~ 03/21/2018

Services will be held: 03/27/2018

Stacy Penny

Stacy B. Penny

08/01/1931 ~ 03/20/2018

Services will be held: 03/23/2018

W. Adams Obit Photo

Wilbert Wright “Gabe” Adams

10/12/1929 ~ 03/19/2018

Services will be held: 03/22/2018


Cecil R. Brown

03/13/1940 ~ 03/19/2018

Services will be held: 03/23/2018

William Jones

William “Billy” Jones

01/18/1937 ~ 03/17/2018

Services will be held: 03/22/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

David Eugene Simpkins

12/18/1955 ~ 03/13/2018

Services will be held: 03/18/2018

Leila G. Sanford

Leila Sanford obit pic

10/13/1927 ~ 04/17/2017

RALEIGH – Leila G. Sanford, 89, passed away Monday.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, 11:00 am at Montlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Carroll Sanford and her son, Dennis Carroll Sanford.
Surviving are her daughter, Harriet Lynch (Michael) ; granddaughters, Allison Greene (Jamie) ; Alisha Davenport (Stephen); three great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.
Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.



Following the service

Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh



11:00 AM

Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh


  1. Mel Laura Chilton

    Harriet and Family,
    So sorry to hear about your loss of your Mother. She was a very special lady. I have fond memories of her and your father from our youth.
    Take care of each other. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hope to see you soon.
    Mel Laura

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