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Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Rena Anne Nowell

02/11/1942 ~ 06/21/2018

Services will be held: 06/25/2018

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Doris Ann Cannady

11/17/1945 ~ 06/22/2018

Services will be held:

Shirlow Powell

Alfred Shirlowe Powell

04/22/1933 ~ 06/20/2018

Services will be held: 06/24/2018

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Timothy Wayne Bartholomew

12/11/1951 ~ 06/20/2018

Services will be held: 06/24/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Betty Jane Jordan

04/23/1927 ~ 06/20/2018

Services will be held: 06/23/2018


Bobby Stuart Ferrell

06/15/1956 ~ 06/19/2018

Services will be held: 06/22/2018


Michael Todd Coleman

04/16/1964 ~ 06/18/2018

Services will be held: 06/26/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Cindy Marie Allen

03/11/1958 ~ 06/18/2018

Services will be held: 06/21/2018

Cheryl Ann Grudzinski

Cheryl Grudzinski Obit Photo

06/08/1951 ~ 07/10/2017

Raleigh—Cheryl Ann Grudzinski, 66, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at her home with her husband by her side.

She was born on June 8, 1951 at Fort Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas to the late William and Edith Florian. On January 16, 1981, she married Richard Grudzinski and was blessed with three step-children and 37 years of marriage.

Cheryl was a dedicated member of the Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene in Garner, NC since 1981 where she served on various committees and ministries since that time.

In 2013 she retired from Duke Energy following many years of service in administrative work.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory a loving family which includes her husband, Richard Grudzinski; daughters, Julie Earp and her husband, Floyd “Butch,” of Wendell, NC, Pamela Gardner and her husband, Daniel, of Wendell, NC; son, Richard Grudzinski and his wife, Kimberly, of Fuquay, NC; 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Riley Powell officiating. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the church on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 4:00 until 6:30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested in Cheryl’s memory to the Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund: 1329 US Hwy 70 West, Garner, NC 27529.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, of Garner. Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com



4:00 - 6:30 pm

Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene
1329 US Hwy 70 West, Garner, NC 27529



10:30 am

Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene
1329 US Hwy 70 West, Garner, NC 27529

Burial to follow in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.


  1. Kay Bullard

    Cheryl has left a very special hole in my heart that only our Jesus can fill. She is loved by her beautiful family and many, many friends. We will all miss you here, but will see you again!

  2. Nancy Erickson

    Will miss you my friend but find great comfort in knowing I will see you again one day. You have always been a shining reflection of God’s love. ❤️

  3. Brenda Bailess

    I knew Cheryl well enough to know what a very special lady she was Apple of her Husband’s Eye, Special Couple, she is now with the Lord, continuing to carry out his work. I Pray for her memories to ease the sorrow in your hearts now, and her soft spoken voice and smile to be with you always, God Bless each of you Thoughts and Prayers for this Special Family

  4. Mary Ann. Farmer

    I am so sorry for the loss of Cheryl ,her and ski were the first ones that my husband and I met when we first moved to Raleigh and RFN, our loss and heavens gain. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this difficult time..She was a very special lady to all who knew her.

  5. Mary Hiser

    Cheryl was a beautiful person inside and out always the love of God shining from her. It was truly a privilege to know Cheryl… I will miss you sweet friend.

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