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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

Wade Stanley Whitley

11/11/1939 ~ 09/07/2019

WILLOW SPRING- Wade Stanley Whitley, 79, died on Saturday. Stanley was the son of the late William Wade Whitley and Hazel Clark Whitley. He owned and operated Whitley Metal Craft for many years.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 9th at 3:00 PM in the chapel of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Angier. Burial will follow at Fellowship Community Cemetery, Angier. The family will have a time of visitation prior to the funeral service from 1:30 – 3:00 pm on Monday, September 9th at the funeral home.

Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years, Hilda Walton Whitley; daughter, Lisa Ogburn of Winston-Salem; son, Tommie Wade Whitley and wife, Bonnie of Willow Spring; sister, Jeanette Stevens and husband, Jimmy of Garner; brother, William Haywood Whitley and wife, Patsy of Dunn; granddaughters, Andrea Stephenson of Raleigh, Jami White and husband, Brandon of Willow Spring; great-grandsons, Caiden White and Zander White of Willow Spring; numerous nieces and nephews..

In addition to his parents, Stanley was preceded in death by his sister, Ann Simpkins.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences may be made to bryan-leefuneralhome.com


September 9, 2019

1:30-3:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Angier
300 E. McIver St. Angier, NC


September 9, 2019

3:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Angier
300 E. McIver St. Angier, NC


  1. Dale & Gary Sauls

    We love you and going to miss you Stanley! You were such a kind and loving soul. Never heard you raise your voice or say an unkind word.

    Hilda and your family are in our prayers.

  2. Linda Weaver

    I know you are in heaven with a new life and pain free
    You will be missed especially that lovely soft smile and so much caring for other individuals. I have been blessed to have you as a friend. Thank you ! Linda

  3. Ricky and Gwen Green

    Tommy, so sorry about your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family!

  4. Kelly Pope Bailey

    Deepest condolences. Your family is very special to all the Bailey/Pope families. Praying for peace & comfort.

  5. Debbie Carlyle

    Prayers for peace and comfort during this time and the days ahead. Will certainly miss that smile and gentle manner at Rainbow Lanes!

  6. Pam and Tobin Grimes

    Mr. Stanley always made you feel welcome. He was a good man.

    Hugs and prayers for all the family. Please know we are here if you need anything.

    May God bless always.

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