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Julian Parrish obit photo

Julian “Mitch” Parrish

10/10/1943 ~ 11/13/2018

Services will be held: 11/18/2018

Faye Crenshaw obit pic

Faye McLamb Crenshaw

09/23/1939 ~ 11/12/2018

Services will be held: 11/15/2018

Robert Jones

Robert (Bob) Leon Jones

01/31/1941 ~ 11/10/2018

Services will be held: 11/15/2018


Marcus Leonard Gaffney, III

02/06/1946 ~ 11/08/2018

Services will be held: 11/13/2018

Robert Strazzullo

Robert John Strazzullo

08/30/1986 ~ 11/05/2018

Services will be held:

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Carmen Abarca

03/16/1946 ~ 11/06/2018

Services will be held: 11/11/2018

Verlene Campbell obit photo

Verlene G. Campbell

09/01/1933 ~ 11/06/2018

Services will be held: 11/10/2018

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Jean West Carson-Parker

05/26/1933 ~ 11/02/2018

Services will be held:

John “Pat” Surles

John Surles

03/27/1937 ~ 05/06/2018

RALEIGH- John Paschal “Pat” Surles, 81, passed away Sunday. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Morris Fulton Surles and Elma Ellen Surles.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Thursday at Midway Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 pm at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Geraldine McLamb Surles; son, Bennie Surles and wife, Debbie of Willow Springs; sisters, Fannie Lou Beasley and husband, R.J. of Dunn and Betty Frances Cranor of Raleigh; brother, Dan Surles and wife , Brenda of Wake Forest; grandsons, Hunter and Tyler Surles of Raleigh.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Surles.

Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 4505 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609.



6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner
1200 Benson Rd. Garner, NC 27529



1:00 PM

Midway Baptist Church

Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.


  1. Deloris s williams

    So sorry for your loss.The Bible says at 1Corinthians 15:26 and the last enemy,death is to be brought to nothing.Hope reading this scripture will bring you and your family some comfort.For Bible questions please visit http://www.jw.org

  2. Jerry Matthews

    Bennie I was sorry to hear about your dad. We will be praying for all of your family.

  3. Jack Wilson

    Family of John P. Surles:

    We were saddened to read of Pat’s passing. He was a good man and will be greatly missed. May God be with you in your time of grief.

    Jack & Marsha Wilson
    3417 Huntleigh Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27604

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