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Patrick Anderson pic

Patrick John Anderson

01/15/2000 ~ 02/15/2019

Services will be held: 02/19/2019


Carolyn Prince Buffaloe

10/16/1937 ~ 02/15/2019

Services will be held: 02/20/2019


Jeanne Dupree Johnson

08/30/1934 ~ 02/16/2019

Services will be held: 02/23/2019

Lillian Barbour obit pic

Lillian Corvi Barbour

02/20/1928 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

Fred Elliot pic

Fred “Freddy” Allen Elliott, Jr.

03/07/1962 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

Midgette Obit Photo

Sherry Wilson Midgette

08/07/1949 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/15/2019

Shirley Clinger

Shirley Lee Clinger

03/28/1946 ~ 01/25/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

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Janice Norris Sais

10/30/1943 ~ 02/11/2019

Services will be held: 02/15/2019

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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