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Richard Paul Shires

December 31, 1963 ~ September 10, 2019

Services will be held: September 14, 2019

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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

Joseph Andrew Midgette

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

December 27, 1953 ~ September 1, 2019

Garner – Joseph Andrew Midgette, 65, passed away Sunday. He was the son of the late Howard Boyce Midgette and Shirley Williams Midgette. A devoted and active member of Garner United Methodist Church, Joe was a member of the Bible Class and Men of Faith Bible Study. He participated in youth mission projects and served as Cubmaster for Pack 391. Joe was a former Master of Garner Masonic Lodge #701 and a Sudan Shriner. He loved woodworking and spending time with family and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Garner United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at a reception following the service at the church. A private burial will be held at a later time.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Sharon Henries Midgette; sons, Tommy Midgette, Andy Midgette and wife, Hannah Dallas; Granddaughter, Clara Midgette; Brother, Howard B. “Butch” Midgette, Jr.; Nieces, Cindy Midgette Wilbur and husband Skip and Carrie Midgette;
Grandnephews, Jacob and Joshua Wilbur; Brother-in-law, Ron Henries and wife Wanda; Nephews, Nate Henries, Dale Henries and wife, Shannon.

Memorial contributions may be made to Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner, NC 27529, or Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.


September 3, 2019

Following the Service

Garner United Methodist Church


September 3, 2019

11:00 AM

Garner United Methodist Church


  1. Elaine Ellis Coker

    Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family now and during the days to come.

  2. Charlie Carroll

    I am so sorry Sharon and family you all are in our prayers

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