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Flavia Sorbo

January 1, 1926 ~ January 22, 2021

Services will be held: Private

Faye Buffaloe Warren

December 25, 1940 ~ January 22, 2021

Services will be held: January 26, 2021

Wesley Max Denning, Jr.

June 14, 1951 ~ January 20, 2021

Services will be held: January 24, 2021

Harold Dean Linkous

July 23, 1939 ~ Jan. 20, 2021

Services will be held: January 24, 2021

Mary Dillon

February 19, 1933 ~ January 19, 2021

Services will be held: January 22, 2021

Rose Purta

January 30, 1933 ~ January 18, 2021

Services will be held: January 23, 2021

Jean Hathaway Hinton

Aug. 10, 1932 ~ January 19, 2021

Services will be held: January 22, 2021

Claire F. Small

June 26, 1937 ~ January 19, 2021

Services will be held:

Allyson “Ally” Ennis

March 31, 1989 ~ January 6, 2021

Ally Ennis, 31 of Raleigh passed away at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh on Wednesday Jan. 6, 2021. A native of Wake Co., she was the daughter of James and Mary Ellen Bagwell Byrd. There will be a Graveside service at 1 PM Saturday January 9, 2021 at Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery 6020 Rock Quarry Rd. Raleigh. The family will receive friends after the service at the grave. (please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines).
Ally was preceded in death by her son, Trenten Stone Lockamon; maternal grandparents, Emmet and LaVonne Bagwell; uncle, James Emmet Bagwell; paternal grandparents, James and Brenda Byrd.
Ally is survived by her husband; Brandon Ennis; father and mother, James E, and Mary Ellen Bagwell Byrd; brothers, James A. Byrd and wife Sarah, Zachary E. Byrd and wife Lauren; neices, Katelyn Byrd, Kinsley Byrd; nephews, Cody Canter and Dallas Canter; neice, Ellynn Byrd, father-in-law and mother-in-law, William Hartsfield Jr. and wife Janet; brother-in-law, William Hartsfield, III; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Dempsey Ennis and wife Deborah; brother-in-law, Kyle Ennis; sister-in-law, Heather Johnson; uncles; Johnny Bagwell and wife Betty; Gerald Bagwell and wife Catherine; Randy Bagwell and aunt, Lisa Doby.


January 9, 2021

Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery
After the service at the grave


January 9, 2021


Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery
Graveside service (Please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines)


  1. Sue Blankenship Lee

    Love you so much, sweet girl
    Until we meet again. Always
    Aunt Sue

  2. Sandra & Donnie Lockamon

    We know there is no bigger loss and heartache than losing your child that you will ever experience and I am so sorry that you have to go through this. I know it was a long time ago when she spent so much time at our house but we never stopped loving her. I know she will be missed by so many!!

  3. Melody & Dan Blanchard

    Ally you may be gone from our site, but you will remain in our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

  4. Betty Lockamon

    So sorry for your loss, will be praying for you and your family . She was such a sweet person . God bless.

  5. Chuck and Cindy Reynolds

    Loving thoughts and prayers for your family

  6. David and Jackie Barefoot

    We really have no words to express how sorry we are for what you are going through. Ally always seemed to get everything she could out of life, and she did it with that special smile. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help. We love y’all very much. RIP Ally…
    David and Jackie

  7. Billy Lawrence

    Prayers to the Family she was a lovely person inside and out.

  8. Cynthia Lawrence

    Beautiful tribute. I will miss you. When mama died we talked for a long time. We have quite e bit in common. I always felt you were so tough and strong to overcome everything. I admired you. I loved your sassy attitude. Your compassion, and your silliness. Rest easy, Ally. You have your boys. You left many beautiful memories. Love to Jim and Mary! Cindy Lawrence

  9. Priscilla Lyman

    No words can express my deepest sympathies for the family. I regret that Ally and I didn’t keep in touch over the years but know that her radiant smile is one I’ve never forgotten.
    Fly high angel Ally!

  10. lonnie w smith

    so sorry for youre loss.may god bless the family. wayne and deloris smith.

  11. Mike and Stefanie

    No words. We will miss her smiling face when we bring our cars to your shop. I feel like my sweet daddy was there waiting to welcome her home. Prayers for you all.

    Mike and Stefanie Journigan

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