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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

Earle Franklin Pate

Earle Pate

10/04/1927 ~ 05/17/2017

RALEIGH- Earle Franklin Pate, 89, a retired farm equipment salesman, died Wednesday. Born in Anson County, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Cloie Holt Pate. He graduated from Apex High School and was a US Army veteran of WWII.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. Entombment will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park with military honors.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30-1:45 pm Saturday prior to the service.

Survivors include daughter, Ann P. Smith and husband, Joseph of Zebulon; son, Neal F. Pate and wife, Pamela of Willow Spring; sister, Betty Coleman of Apex; 4 grandchildren, Ashley , Caleb, Garrett and Toni Smith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Garrett Pate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Johnston Health Home Care and Hospice, 514 N. Brightleaf Blvd., # 1502, Smithfield, NC.




12:30 - 1:45 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home

Prior to the service



2:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel
1200 Benson Road Garner, NC 27529


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