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Matthew McAlpine obit and bulletin photo

Matthew K. McAlpine

12/06/1960 ~ 01/22/2018

Services will be held: 01/27/2018

Daniel Rackley obit pic

Daniel Ellis Rackley

07/17/1954 ~ 01/22/2018

Services will be held: 01/27/2018

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Alice Sue Honeycutt

05/25/1938 ~ 01/21/2018

Services will be held: 01/25/2018

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Joseph Chadwick “Chad” Koon

7/20/1987 ~ 01/19/2018

Services will be held: 01/23/2018

Sherrill Denning obit pic

Sherrill Denning

10/11/1939 ~ 01/19/2018

Services will be held: 01/22/2018

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Barbara Anne Morrison Swaim

11/10/1934 ~ 01/15/2018

Services will be held: 01/28/2018

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Damian Joel Smith

02/13/1978 ~ 01/16/2018

Services will be held:

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Hellon Bray Senter

07/21/1925 ~ 01/09/2018

Services will be held: 01/18/2018

Helen Elaine Black

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

9/14/1930 ~ 01/11/2018

Raleigh – Helen Elaine Black, 87, passed away on Thursday, January 11.  Mrs. Black was a retired registered nurse.  She had been a member of New Hope Baptist Church for many years and was the widow of Marvin Jerrell Black.

Surviving are daughters, Linda B. Smith of Lubbock, TX and Sara M Lassiter of Galax, VA; son, John H. Black; sister, Bessie Faye Christman of White, GA; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by three brothers, Bayne Grey Steele, Gary Eugene Steele, Donald Howard Steele, Jr., and two infant siblings.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 16, at 1 PM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 831 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh.  Burial will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home for 1 hour prior to the service.



One hour prior to the service

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Raleigh



1 PM

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


  1. Jennifer Howell

    I am Mrs. Black’s oldest granddaughter. She will always be Big Momma to me. She will be missed.

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