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Alma A. Fuquay

October 29, 1926 ~ May 22, 2020

Services will be held: May 25, 2020

Delores Irene Caskey

July 1, 1939 ~ May 21, 2020

Services will be held:

Lyman Danziel Gregory

January 1, 1931 ~ May 21, 2020

Services will be held: May 27, 2020

Linda Grice Byrd

July 7, 1938 ~ May 20, 2020

Services will be held:

Ted Darrell Austin

February 17, 1930 ~ May 19, 2020

Services will be held: May 23, 2020

Allen Max Matthews

January 1, 1934 ~ May 18, 2020

Services will be held: May 23, 2020

Wandra A. Raynor

October 29, 1942 ~ May 17, 2020

Services will be held:

Larry W. James

March 28, 1948 ~ May 18, 2020

Services will be held:

Edith Ballance Grissom Yopp

September 14, 1921 ~ November 24, 2019

RALEIGH – Edith Ballance Grissom Yopp, 98, died peacefully Sunday. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother whose beautiful smile and loving grace lifted up all who met her.

She grew up in Raleigh with her parents and brother Charles Ashby. After the death of her first husband Raymond Grissom, she married Glenwood Yopp. She is survived by children Buck (Lorraine), Jim (Peggy), and Jeannine, grandchildren Kelly, James, Mary Elizabeth, Amy, and Robin, and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by stepchildren Glenwood, Jr., Bedie, and Vivian, grandchildren Michael, Jennifer, Bridget, Missy, and Lisa, and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home on Wake Forest Rd. in Raleigh. Join the family at 11:00 on Saturday to share memories and a meal at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 301 E. Whitaker Mill Rd. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 and burial will be at Montlawn Memorial Park.

Edith loved flowers, or if you would like to make a contribution in lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Westminster Presbyterian Church where she and Glenwood were devoted members and Edith taught Sunday School and raised her children.


November 29, 2019

6:00-8:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home


November 30, 2019

12:30 PM

Westminster Presbyterian Church
301 E. Whitaker Mill Rd.


  1. Gary Aiken

    Thinking of you Jeannine.

  2. A. Grissom

    I will always treasure the fond childhood memories of Aunt Edith. So kind, thoughtful, and caring… Prayers for peace and healing for the family.

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