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Novella “Novie” Faith Claiborn

Nov. 15, 1996 ~ May 20, 2020

Services will be held:

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

John Thomas “J.T.” Honeycutt

May 23, 1938 ~ May 23, 2020

Services will be held: May 29, 2020

Pansy Greer Wood

October 16, 1935 ~ May 26, 2020

Services will be held:

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

Hilda Rambeau Crocker

February 27, 1930 ~ May 15, 2020

Chalybeate Springs- Hilda Gray Rambeau Crocker, 90, passed away peacefully on May 15th in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She is survived by her children, Davy Crocker, Teresa Crocker and Gail Crocker Messer (Bobby); grandchildren, Jessica (Danny) and Lora; great grandchildren, Kylie and Madison; nephews, Charles Rambeau, Jr. (Gina) and James Rambeau (Crys) and four cousins.

Hilda was preceded in death by her parents, Bernice and Metta; two sisters, Joyce and Jean; two brothers, Charles and O’Neal.

Hilda was born on her family farm in Chalybeate Springs and lived there most of her life. She graduated from LaFayette High School in 1949 and started her career with the Department of Motor Vehicles within two weeks of graduation. She worked with the state for 32 years spending most of those years with Wake Technical Community College. She loved working with people and especially the wonderful people at Wake Tech. After retiring she enjoyed traveling with family and friends and spending quality time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren who she loved dearly. Everyone that knew her knew that she was a diehard TARHEEL fan for many years.

She was a dedicated member of Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church. She held several leadership roles in the church as deaconess, church clerk, librarian, member of WMU, assisted with youth, lifetime member of the Heritage Room and a member of various committees over the years.

Family and friends are welcomed to go by Bryan Lee Funeral Home, Angier on Monday, May 18, 2020 between 10:00AM – 8:00PM to pay your last respects and sign the guest book.

A graveside service will be held at Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church Cemetery on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 11:00 am.

A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held at Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church, 238 Chalybeate Rd. Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.


May 18, 2020


Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
300 E. McIver St. Angier, NC 27501

The above mentioned visitation will a period of time that family and friends can go and pay their final respects and sign the guest book.


May 19, 2020

11:00 AM

Chalybeate Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
238 Chalybeate Rd. Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

The above mentioned service is a graveside service. Please observe social distancing practices if you are planning to attend. Thank you


  1. Janice Arnold

    Praying for all of you at this time. Hold on to all your precious memories of your sweet mama.

  2. Lawrence K. Smith

    A wonderful mother and and grandmother may she rest in peace God Bless.

  3. Faye Fulford

    To my ECU friend Teresa, I pray God will Give You peace and comfort for days and months to come.. I cherish the times we spent together. May You Find peace in knowing your Mom Is in a better płace. Love to You and your Family.
    You and your Family arę in my thoughts and Prayers.

  4. Phil and Jennifer Braden

    Much love to the Rambeau and Crocker families. We love Mrs. Hilda! Always had a smile on her face!

  5. Diane & Donald Page

    Beautiful precious soul in the sweet arms of Jesus. Prayers for the whole family for peace.. Love you all.

  6. Donna Alexander

    What a wonderful tribute to Ms. Hilda! She was a tough and special lady. She set the bar high for maintaining a close family. Prayers for all the family as you mourn the loss of this icon.

  7. Charlene

    Rest in Sweet Peace Beautiful Woman, it was My pleasure to have gotten to know You !!

  8. Dale Mize

    Gail, I am so sorry for your loss. May our lord Jesus wrap you in his loving arms & comfort you as no one else can. I will continue to, pray for you & your family. ❤❣

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