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Julian Parrish obit photo

Julian “Mitch” Parrish

10/10/1943 ~ 11/13/2018

Services will be held: 11/18/2018

Faye Crenshaw obit pic

Faye McLamb Crenshaw

09/23/1939 ~ 11/12/2018

Services will be held: 11/15/2018

Robert Jones

Robert (Bob) Leon Jones

01/31/1941 ~ 11/10/2018

Services will be held: 11/15/2018


Marcus Leonard Gaffney, III

02/06/1946 ~ 11/08/2018

Services will be held: 11/13/2018

Robert Strazzullo

Robert John Strazzullo

08/30/1986 ~ 11/05/2018

Services will be held:

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Carmen Abarca

03/16/1946 ~ 11/06/2018

Services will be held: 11/11/2018

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Verlene G. Campbell

09/01/1933 ~ 11/06/2018

Services will be held: 11/10/2018

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Jean West Carson-Parker

05/26/1933 ~ 11/02/2018

Services will be held:

Joan Holder Montague

Joan Montague

02/03/1933 ~ 09/10/2018

Joan Holder Montague, 85, passed away Monday after a brief battle with cancer. A native of Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Carver Eugene and Flonnie Wall Holder. She was a lifelong member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church as well as a member of their Outreach Group for over 15 years. Mrs. Montague worked for over 20 years as a secretary for NC state government.

Memorial services will be at 6:00 pm Friday September 21, 2018 Ebenezer United Methodist Church. A visitation will immediately follow in the sanctuary.

She is survived by her son, Randy Montague and wife, Diane of Garner.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Montague and her sister, Martha Driver.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Ebenezer UMC, 6020 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh, NC 27610.



After Service

Ebenezer United Methodist Church



6:00 PM

Ebenezer United Methodist Church


  1. Randy and Cindy Smith

    Diane and Randy I am so sorry to read about your Mom.I had heard from Danny she was sick. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Have peace knowing she is at a place where there is no more of that awful disease. Love and Prayers, Cindy Smith

  2. Deb Sharp

    My heart goes out to Randy and Diane. You have lost a precious lady. We all know she is in a wonderful place now, but she will be missed so much. I love this wonderful lady and I will miss her. I was an honor to have known such a great person. RIP sweetheart. No more pain.

  3. Laura Pendergraft

    She was a special lady and a wonderful mother in law. She will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Randy and Diane, thanks for your updates. Love to you all, Laura Pendergraft

  4. Jerry Matthews

    Randy & Diane sorry to hear the news I remember those early days of the Rock Quarry Road gang and the fun we had. Your mom was very special to us all. My wife Donna also sends her prayers for you all during the days ahead.

  5. John and Wanda Strickland

    Randy and family so sorry for your loss. Heaven gained an Angel.

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