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Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Walter Hardy Mills, Jr.

3/28/1922 ~ 03/18/2018

Services will be held: 04/14/2018

Wright Hardy

Wright Lupton Hardy

3/19/1923 ~ 03/21/2018

Services will be held: 03/25/2018

Lois Strickland obit photo

Lois K. Strickland

11/11/1944 ~ 03/21/2018

Services will be held: 03/27/2018

Stacy Penny

Stacy B. Penny

08/01/1931 ~ 03/20/2018

Services will be held: 03/23/2018

W. Adams Obit Photo

Wilbert Wright “Gabe” Adams

10/12/1929 ~ 03/19/2018

Services will be held: 03/22/2018


Cecil R. Brown

03/13/1940 ~ 03/19/2018

Services will be held: 03/23/2018

William Jones

William “Billy” Jones

01/18/1937 ~ 03/17/2018

Services will be held: 03/22/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

David Eugene Simpkins

12/18/1955 ~ 03/13/2018

Services will be held: 03/18/2018

Russell E. Anderson


06/17/1932 ~ 04/14/2017

Russell E. Anderson, 84, died Friday, April 14, 2017. He was the son the late Russell R. and Addie Mae Anderson and was born in Goldsboro, NC. Russell served in the Army National Guard for 9 years and was employed by Carolina Power and Light Company for 35 years.
He loved fishing, travel, photography, watching western movies and working crossword puzzles.
His family was the most important thing in his life and dearly loved his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at Garner United Methodist Church with a 1 hr visitation prior to the service. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife Frances; sons, Rusty Anderson (Hazel), Joey Anderson; grandsons, Jeremy Anderson, Steven Anderson (Bethany), Curtiss Davis (Wanda); granddaughter, Sonya Holloway (Darrell); great-grandchildren, Aurora Anderson, Ariel Anderson, Rachel Anderson, Steven Davis, Blanca Holloway, Cameron Holloway, Alexis Holloway; sister, Lynda Anderson Smith; brother, Luther Anderson; adoptive son, Tracey Bell (Mary) and family.
Preceded in death by his parents Russell and Addie Mae Anderson; sister-in-law, Sallye Anderson; brother-in-law, Doug Smith.
In leiu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hope Ministries of Garner United Methodist Church 201 Methodist Drive Garner, NC 27529.




Garner United Methodist Church
201 Methodist Drive Garner, NC



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Garner United Methodist Church
201 Methodist Drive Garner, NC


  1. Donnie&Bonita Dunlow

    Frances, You are in our thoughts on and prayers. We are a phone call away if you need anything at all. Gene will be missed dearly. God bless you friend. We love you. D & B

  2. Ronnie J. Casey

    Sending prayers and thoughts to the family.

    Ronnie J. Casey. Son of William and Magdalene Casey,

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