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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

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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

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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

Al Bynum

Al Bynum

04/13/1943 ~ 06/10/2015

GARNER- Johnny “Al” Bynum, Sr., 72, died Wednesday at Wake Medical Center surrounded by his family.  Born in Wake County, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Stella Murray Bynum.  He retired from Jesse Jones (Con-Agra Foods) with 44 years of loyal service as a maintenance supervisor. After he retired, he was actively involved with Bynum’s Greenhouses, Inc.

He was a loving husband, daddy, papa and friend who touched the lives of so many. He enjoyed family gatherings, grandchildren’s sporting events and making sausage, pork BBQ and BBQ sauces for his family and friends.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Friday at the funeral home and all other times at his home. .

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Elsie Walker Bynum; daughters, Teresa Sullivan (Terry), Tina Parsons (Derek) and Tara Germonto; son, John Bynum, Jr. (Amy); grandchildren, Skyler and Taylor Strickland, Libby Bynum, Ryder Parsons and Britany Curry (Darrell); 3 step-grandchildren, Jennifer Lovelace (Randy), Holly and Josh Sullivan; 1 great-grandchild, Annibelle Lovelace and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Bynum Edwards and brother, James Hilliard Bynum.



6:00-8:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home Garner
1200 Benson Rd Garner, NC 27604



11:00 AM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home Garner- Chapel
1200 Benson Rd. Garner, NC 27604

Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh


  1. Linda Smith Wallace

    Dear Elsie, you and your family are in my thoughts, and prayers. God bless each of you.

  2. Lucille Yancey

    So much GOOD I’ve heard about this wonderful man and wife ! I enjoyed seeing you at Irene’s and hearing her and Cathy speak lovingly of both. My sympathy as you grieve!

    Lucille Yancey
    (Scott’s mother)

  3. Nancy White at Amerigas Propane

    Mrs. Elsie, John and family- my heart is broken at the lost of Mr. Bynum. He was always such a nice man and a joy to see. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of loss. If I can do anything please let me know.

  4. Darlene Ritsema

    Amy, John, Elsie and family so sorry to hear about your loss. Praying for comfort for the whole family. Love, hugs and continued prayers!

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