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Services

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Richard Paul Shires

December 31, 1963 ~ September 10, 2019

Services will be held: September 14, 2019

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Stephen Lee Hester

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Services will be held: September 13, 2019

Marie Rose Parker

July 5, 1927 ~ September 10, 2019

Services will be held: September 15, 2019

Betty Jane Bouquin

June 4, 1930 ~ September 11, 2019

Services will be held: September 14, 2019

Maria Masbate Glenn

04/02/1946 ~ September 7, 2019

Services will be held:

Margaret Blanche Upchurch

Aug. 17, 1923 ~ Aug. 24, 2019.

Services will be held: September 15, 2019

Horace R. Miller

January 17, 1931 ~ September 7, 2019

Services will be held: September 12, 2019

Frances Carole Fuller Nicholson

4/6/1940 ~ 9/7/2019

Services will be held: September 10, 2019

Bobbie Jean Denning McCullen



September 18, 1934 ~ September 1, 2019

Bobbie Jean Denning McCullen, age 84 of Raleigh NC, passed away on Sunday September 1, 2019. She was born to the late Milton M. Denning and Okle Jackson Denning on September 18, 1934.
Bobbie is survived by her loving husband of sixty-six years, Theodore (Ted) McCullen, her son Hugh McCullen, his wife Martha, daughter Sharon Kenan, her husband Lee and son Timothy (Tim). She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Seth McCullen and his wife Ashley, Chad McCullen and his wife Kindelle, Meredith McCullen, Christian McCullen, Gray McCullen, Taylor McCullen and Kaylee Kenan. She had three great grandchildren, Brooks McCullen, Hayes McCullen and Mary Chesnut McCullen.
Bobbie graduated from Cary High School then continued her education at Hardbarger Business College. During her career she was a food service supervisor at Dorothea Dix Hospital, co-owner with her husband of retail television, appliance and furniture businesses, and office manager of their real estate property management business.
Bobbie was both a homemaker and successful business owner in partnership with Ted. They shared a wonderful and blessed life together raising their three children, was actively involved in her church and Sunday School classes, spending quality time with family and friends and traveling.
With a reputation as a wonderful, host, cook and decorator, Bobbie lovingly prepared meals for her family and friends and loved to see their delight in her creations. She took great pride in providing a home environment that was comfortable and always decorated reflecting seasonal changes, with an abundance of fresh flowers, supported by her incredible organization skills.
Her passion for life, commitment to her family and friends was always evident in her beautiful smile, laughter, hugs and engaging conversations. As a wife and mother, she was a great supporter and champion of her husband and children. She often would write encouraging notes to each and spend time listening and making well thought recommendations with support.
Bobbie believed in service above self, read her bible daily and a large variety of inspirational books and poetry. She had beautiful brown eyes and a contagious smile that would always make people comfortable, and experience the light from within her soul.
The family wishes to thank all those who cared for her during her last days and acknowledge the Christian faith that sustained her throughout life.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Trinity Baptist Church, 4815 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC. Visitation is from 12:00pm to 1:00pm and service at 1:00pm to 2:00pm. Her following entombment will be held at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC.
In lieu of flowers, she has requested that memorial donations be made to Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh.
Online condolences may be made to: www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com


Visitation

September 7, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Trinity Baptist Church
4815 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27609

Service

September 7, 2019

1:00 pm

Trinity Baptist Church
4815 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27609

Guestbook

  1. Tamara Peebles

    What a beautiful lady and fitting tribute to her!
    Sending our love and deepest sympathies to your family,
    In Christ,
    Craig and Tamara Peebles

  2. Mark and Benda Rapier

    prayers for you and your family.

  3. Sharon Higgins

    May fond memories of your Mother bring you comfort, our heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

    Sharon and Peter Higgins

  4. Lindsay (LD) and Deanna Godwin

    LD and I shared many wonderful days with Ted and Bobbie. Feels like a part of us is missing. We will miss her a lot. Our love and prayers go out to Ted and all of her beautiful family. Please know that we loved her a lot and continue loving Ted. I will think of that lovely smile always. Fondly

  5. Claudia Gomez

    Wishing you peace and strength during this difficult time.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. :(

    Claudia Gomez – Window Gang Miami & Broward

  6. Jackie Denning

    I will always miss my friend and sister-in-law. god be with you in heaven.

  7. Rick & Charlene Babb

    Extending our most heartfelt condolences to you and your family. We are praying for you and your family during your time of loss. Know that we are thinking of you.

  8. Teresa and Al Bullard

    Tim, we are so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you all close in prayer. May God wrap his arms around you and bring you all peace and comfort.

  9. Greg Stephens

    May the Lord take the family in his hands and consul you during this sad time. In the beliefs she lead her life as an example for all of us to live. By meeting Tim, one can tell of how wonderful of a person Ms. McCullen is. My heart goes out to the family.

  10. Al Bullard and Teresa Bullard

    Tim and family our condolences

  11. Jerry and Rebecca Greer, Hudson NC

    Dear Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayer for you is that you find comfort in Christ in this time of sorrow. Though we never got to meet Bobbie we did exchange cards from time to time. She was a very sweet and special lady who will be greatly missed.

  12. Napier and Rhonda Partin

    While working I stopped at Bojangles and would see your parents there. Fond memories of your mother talking about family, especially the the grandchildren. Napier
    I also had great times talking to your mother when I insured Ted’s TV and would go downtown and deliver renewals and she would have on her “negotiation” hat. Still loved her. Rhonda

  13. Shannon Scott

    We always enjoyed Bobbie smile and encouraging way at Mt Vernon Baptist. I am glad that Jesus has made arrangements for His children to have fellowship in His presence Love, Shannon and Zelma

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