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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


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

Jerry Odwood Nance

July 20, 1942 ~ April 21, 2019

RALEIGH – Jerry Odwood Nance, 76, passed away Sunday. A native of Wake County, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Mable Howell Nance.

A memorial service will be held 3:00 pm Thursday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00-3:00 prior to the service.

Survivors include his daughters, Carolyn Partin (Joseph) of Garner and Carmen Nance of Raleigh; sisters, Brenda Pleasant (Charles) of Durham, Sandy Penny and Robin Hawley (Jerry), all of Raleigh; brother, Robert Lee Nance, Jr. (Jackie) of Raleigh; grandchildren, Christopher Godwin (Loretta) and Johnathan Simpkins; great-granddaughter, Amelia Godwin and his canine companion, McKenzie

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Nance and sister, Sherry Como.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the SECU Hospice of Smithfield, 426 Hospital Rd., Smithfield, NC 27577.


April 25, 2019

2-3:00 pm

prior to the service


April 25, 2019

3:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel
1200 Benson Rd. Garner, NC 27529


  1. joseph partin

    i know you will enjoy the company there

  2. Donna Honeycutt

    Condolences to Jerry’s daughters. Carolyn, job well done. God bless

  3. Virginia Carroll

    My condolences to all of Mr. Nancy’s family.

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