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Anna Pabst Matthews

Sept. 8, 1948 ~ July 9, 2019

Services will be held: July 20, 2019

Wiley Max Altman, Sr.

September 14, 1932 ~ July 14, 2019

Services will be held: July 18, 2019

Mark Wilson

August 30, 1960 ~ July 13, 2019

Services will be held: July 17, 2019

Lloyd Douglas Jones

March 17, 1945 ~ July 12, 2019

Services will be held: July 15, 2019

Martha “Anne” Garner

May 11, 1943 ~ July 11, 2019

Services will be held: July 14, 2019

Linda Golden Brown

November 29, 1944 ~ July 10, 2019

Services will be held: July 15, 2019

Edward “Ed” Wesley Padfield, Jr.

July 29, 1942 ~ July 8, 2019

Services will be held: July 12, 2019

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Lindsay H. Rush

August 19, 1927 ~ June 26, 2019

Services will be held: July 12, 2019

Billie Jean Kaufman

May 23, 1942 ~ June 28, 2019

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of a beloved wife and mother, Billie Jean Kaufman, 77, on June 28, 2019 at Duke Hospital in Durham, NC after struggling with Leukemia. She was born May 23,1942 in Douglas, WY. She attended Margaret Catholic School where she received her certificate of Christian Doctrine. She loved the outdoors and during her childhood she loved spending time on her grandmother Nora’s ranch, whom she loved so dearly, in Lost Springs, WY.
On October 20,1963 she married the love of her life, Leonard James Kaufman, Sr. in Scottsbluff, NE. They have been married 56 years.
Billie Jean was known by everyone who met her as the most caring, tender-hearted, self-sacrificing, loving woman, laughed and loved easily, always looked after the welfare of her family and an excellent cook. Billie Jean’s passion was caring for others, as she was a Nurse throughout her life here with us. She is deeply missed by everyone.
Survivors include her husband, Leonard James Kaufman Sr; son, Leonard James Kaufman, Jr. (Monica); daughters, Renae Kline (David), Tanya Olsen (Nick), Deborah Kaufman (Mike); 8 grandchildren, Keith, Chantel, Preston, Sareena, Katrina, Marina, Shaylon, Treyton; 4 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Darlene Brill.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Robert Hugh and Mildred Bell Hudson and her sisters Ramona L Hudson and Mary M Ciet.
Viewing will be held on Friday, July 12th , from 7:30-9:30 AM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home in Raleigh, NC. Service at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral Catholic Church 10:00 AM, Burial following at Oakwood Cemetery.


July 12, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Raleigh
831 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27604


July 12, 2019

10:00 AM

Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
715 Nazareth Street, Raleigh, NC 27606


  1. Patrice Lindsay

    Sending my condolences to Billie’s family and friends. I was fortunate to work many years with her at Alta Care in Salt Lake City. She was funny, kind and always concerned about those individuals entrusted to her care. Wishing you peace as you celebrate the best memories of an inspirational lady.

    Pat Lindsay

  2. Joyce Heimbouch

    I’m so very sorry for your loss.

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