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William H. “Bill” Johnson

February 23, 1930 ~ August 6, 2020

Services will be held: August 8, 2020

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Frederick Ernest Bridges

March 22, 1938 ~ August 5, 2020

Services will be held: To Be Determined

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Wayne E. Hubbard. Sr.

Nov. 16, 1955 ~ August 3, 2020

Services will be held:

Alice Dudley Marshall

Dec, 31, 1934 ~ Aug, 4, 2020

Services will be held: Aug. 10, 2020

Robert Curtis “Bob” Friese, Sr.

June 23, 1942 ~ July 31, 2020

Services will be held:

Marguerite “Rita” Enid Kinsey

October 30, 1924 ~ July 30, 2020

Services will be held:

Elwood R. Bartley, Jr.

December 20, 1962 ~ July 25, 2020

Services will be held:

Ezraleen Matthews Thaxton

December 15, 1929 ~ July 30, 2020

Services will be held: August 2, 2020

Arthur “A.W.” Ross

November 29, 1925 ~ July 29, 2020

Raleigh – Arthur William “A.W.” Ross, 94, passed away quietly July 29, 2020. Born in Johnston County, he was the son of the late Arthur, Sr. and Lula Callie Wallace Ross.

Arthur retired in 1987 after 18 years with the NC Department of Corrections. He was a member of Ernest Myatt Presbyterian Church in Raleigh where he was a regular in his beloved “Joy Group”.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Sunday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. Entombment will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 71 years, Ruth Thompson Ross; brothers, Signal Ross of Garner, Walter Wilkins of Nashville, TN and Melvin Wilkins of Lebanon TN, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributes in his memory to Ernest Myatt Presbyterian Church, 4926 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 27603.



August 2, 2020

1:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner


  1. The Leary Family

    Will truly be missed as a neighbor, friend and your sense of humor! We love you all and will keep you in our prayers. May God continue to be with you.

    – The Leary Family❤️

  2. James & Lillian Stanley

    Dear Ruth, we were saddened to hear about your loss, but, God will fill the vacancy. Prayer is our lifeline!

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