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Rex Dean pic

Rex Marvin Dean

07/22/1922 ~ 08/11/2018

Services will be held: 08/18/2018


Louise Smith Willey

05/04/1930 ~ 08/12/2018

Services will be held: 08/15/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Steven Lee Dayton

07/16/1956 ~ 07/03/2018

Services will be held:

Shirley Lee

Shirley Fish Lee

09/24/1930 ~ 08/09/2018

Services will be held: 08/15/2018

Robert Smith Obit Photo

Robert Lynn Smith, Jr.

04/11/1935 ~ 08/10/2018

Services will be held: 08/12/2018

Wayne Carr obit photo

Wayne H. Carr

06/03/1934 ~ 08/09/2018

Services will be held: 08/14/2018

Alfred Smith Obit Photo

Alfred C. Smith

03/25/1923 ~ 08/09/2018

Services will be held: 08/13/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Robert “Bob” Vonn

02/03/1934 ~ 08/06/2018

Services will be held:

Doris Faye Hobby

Doris Hobby

07/17/1939 ~ 02/07/2018

RALEIGH – Doris Faye Hobby, 78, passed away Wednesday.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in the Mausoleum at Raleigh Memorial Park. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

Doris was born in Wilson County to the late Adolphus and Martha Bissette. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sherrill B. Hobby.

She is survived by her loving family which includes her daughter, Cheryl Hobby Hedeen and husband, A.J.; and a granddaughter, Rachel Hedeen, all of Bel Air, Maryland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse: PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or online at www.samaritanspurse.org.

Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner. Online condolences may be made at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com.



Following the service.

Mausoleum at Raleigh Memorial Park
7501 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612



2:00 PM

Mausoleum at Raleigh Memorial Park
7501 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612

Graveside service will be held in the mausoleum.


  1. Debra Fish Stewart

    Cheryl I was so sorry to hear about Doris. Stanley and I thought alot of your parents. And, I will always think of grandma bissette when I think of Matt’s early childhood. You kept him for the summer one year. My prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Linda Mayo Rodgers

    Cheryl, my condolences go out to you and your family. I had the pleasure of working with your mother at The News & Observer. She was a wonderful person to work with and she left an everlasting impression on me. She loved you and her family very much. May the cherish memories bring you inner peace and strength.

  3. Patricia Eason Hardee

    Doris Faye is my cousin. We did not visit much but I tried to keep in touch from time to time. Aunt Elva was a very dear Aunt.

  4. Bj

    Be gentle with yourselves .It take time to grieve and heal .Philippians 4:13. My deepest sympathy to all.

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