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Jimmy Cornelius Bishop

03/12/1934 ~ 05/26/2017

Services will be held: 05/29/2017

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Lynn F. Stokes

03/08/1951 ~ 05/26/2017

Services will be held: 06/05/2017

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Evelyn Gargis Thompson

03/15/1921 ~ 05/24/2017

Services will be held: 05/26/2017

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Sandra Nicole Underwood

10/21/1942 ~ 05/21/2017

Services will be held:

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Stanley Leon ” Skip” Caton

08/23/1926 ~ 05/18/2017

Services will be held: 05/27/2017

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Bruce Edward (Eddie) Parker

03/25/1927 ~ 05/23/2017

Services will be held: 05/25/2017

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Susan Marie Burkard

02/14/1958 ~ 05/22/2017

Services will be held: 05/26/2017

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Margaret W. Williams

08/09/1927 ~ 05/21/2017

Services will be held: 05/25/2017

Mavis Hatcher

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

07/07/1925 ~ 04/08/2017

Mavis Adams Hatcher, 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior while surrounded by her loving family after being bedridden for almost seven years following a stroke. A native of Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Lee Adams and Dovie Wood Adams.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 PM at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Raleigh. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.

Mavis is survived by her daughter and caregiver, Deborah Kohlbeck and husband, Don; two grandchildren, Tracie Bray, Brian Bray and wife, Meredith; three step-grandchildren, Joshua Kohlbeck, Justin Kohlbeck and wife, Kay and Emily Kohlbeck; four great-grandchildren, Mia Guin, Jamison Bray, Jonah Bray, Layne Kohlbeck; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, John Raymond Hatcher, a son, Johnny, three sisters, Dorothy Arvin, Margaret Dillard, Peggy Whitaker; a brother, Herbert Lee (Red/Buddy) Adams, Jr..

The family expresses many thanks to Alice Lacewell who was our CNA and friend for four years. As well as Kay Hodge and Pat Holder who were always so faithful to remember Mavis with cards on every occasion.

The visitation will be held on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 PM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to any of the following: Resources for Seniors, 1110 Navaho Dr. Suite 400 Raleigh, NC 27609, Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle Raleigh, NC 27607 or Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 6020 Rock Quarry Rd. Raleigh, NC 27610.



6:00 - 8:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner



1:00 PM

Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh Burial to follow at Montlawn Memorial Park


  1. Carol Brannock

    My prayers and thoughts are with the family. I am glad I got to meet this beautiful lady.

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