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William “W. C.” Hudson, Jr.

05/23/1967 ~ June 14, 2019

Services will be held: June 18, 2019

William Ray Hart

September 25, 1932 ~ June 13, 2019

Services will be held: June 17, 2019

Eric C. Levesque

09/13/1973 ~ June 9, 2019

Services will be held: June 17, 2019

Alex Nathaniel Truelove

06/23/1993 ~ June 11, 2019

Services will be held: June 16, 2019

Joseph Bennett Rucker

October 26, 1954 ~ June 11, 2019

Services will be held: June 15, 2019

Thomas Richard Barbour

November 23, 1925 ~ June 10, 2019

Services will be held: June 14, 2019

Jo-Anne Lineback McAllister

September 23, 1930 ~ June 10, 2019

Services will be held: June 14, 2019

Janet D. Hickman

12/04/1953 ~ 06/30/2018

Services will be held: June 29, 2019

Melinda Pleasant Earp Nava-Rios

04/10/1968 ~ 01/05/2019

ZEBULON- Melinda Pleasant Earp Nava-Rios, age 50, passed away Saturday in her sleep. Born in Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Donald Rand Pleasant and Miriam Lynch Burgess. Melinda had a special place in her heart for children and the elderly and made it a career by providing care for them. She was a member of C-3 Church in Clayton, where she was saved and baptized.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday afternoon at the Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, in Garner, NC.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 7:00-9:00 pm at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home.
Survivors include her husband, Jose Nava-Rios of Zebulon; son, Devan Earp of Zebulon; daughter, Shania Oyler of Youngsville; sister, Donna Reisser of Smithfield; niece, Amber Castleberry of Smithfield; cousin, Angela Walton Enciso-Alvarez of Willow Springs; best friend, Lori Benton Stikeleather of Fuquay-Varina; and special friends, Saul, Patty and Brittney Cruz of Clayton.



7:00-9:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home



3:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Road Garner, NC 27529


  1. Alicia Kerns

    To Melinda’s family:
    I’m so glad my husband and I got to know her. She was a sweet lady who will be missed. You all are in our prayers.

  2. Kristel Evans

    You were such a great friend that I had the honor to know. Such a wonderful and loving friend. I will miss you. Love Kristel

  3. Tammy Andrews

    I knew Melinda when she was growing up. A fun loving lady. My prayers go out for her family and friends.

  4. Lisa Boothe

    I will always remember your beautiful smile, and some of the silly times we had many moons ago. Prayers go out to family & friends. Till we meet again. Lisa Boothe

  5. Dawn Black

    I am so sorry for your loss. Melindaand I were good friends in 2000. I had not seen her in years but she was always kind to me. We went to a beautiful Christmas party at her job. I will never forget the laughter we shared. Prayers for all, Dawn Black

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