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Lawrence George Martin

04/17/1927 ~ 01/17/2019

Services will be held: 01/22/2019

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David “Jack” Shuttleworth

10/18/1933 ~ 01/15/2019

Services will be held:

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Leona “Lee” Ball Timm

12/12/1930 ~ 01/15/2019

Services will be held: 01/18/2019

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Fulton Cooper

06/12/1927 ~ 01/13/2019

Services will be held: 01/17/2019

Howard Stephens

Howard Ray Stephens

09/07/1938 ~ 01/10/2019

Services will be held: 01/13/2019

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Gregory Eugene “Greg” Ziles

09/11/1953 ~ 01/09/2019

Services will be held: 01/13/2019

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Melinda Pleasant Earp Nava-Rios

04/10/1968 ~ 01/05/2019

Services will be held: 01/12/2019


Norman “Scott” Bartrom

10/16/1961 ~ 12/13/2018

Services will be held: 01/10/2019

Florene Thompson Lucas

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01/20/1938 ~ 02/08/2018

Garner– Florene Thompson Lucas, 80, passed away at her home on Thursday, February 8, 2018. She was born January 20, 1938 in Whiteville, NC to the late TJ and Myrtle Sellers Thompson.

Florene moved from Garner in 1972 and resided in Hope Mills, NC, where she was a successful business owner for over 30 years. After retirement, she made her way back to Garner to be close to her family, where she lived out the rest of her life. The family would like to thank Dr. James Parsons for his extraordinary care and being by our side through this very difficult time. We would also like thank Gloria Taylor with Transitions LifeCare.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner. Entombment will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.

Survivors include her daughters, Wanda Porter of Raleigh, Pattie Perez and husband, Alan of Wilmington; son, Ray Lucas and wife, Gina of Germantown, TN; brothers, Marvin Thompson and wife, Vicky of Cary, Odell Thompson and wife, Gay of Cary, Therlon Thompson and wife, Mary of Raleigh; brother-in-law, Seth Penny of Raleigh; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Florene was preceded in death by her sister, Nellie Penny.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-12:45 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.




12:00-12:45 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Rd. Garner, NC 27529



1:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
1200 Benson Rd. Garner, NC 27529

Entombment will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park in Raleigh.


  1. Debra & Mack Bryan

    Our deepest condolences and sympathy! We send love and hugs and blessings to all of you! May Florene Rest In Peace with our Lord! May she have no more pain! God Bless!

  2. Veda Hubbard Hindman

    Prayers for the tremendous strength your family will need during this most devastating time . I am so very sorry for your tremendous loss of your special loved one … What a special and loving woman she was and now she will be your special Angel watching over all her loved ones❤️

  3. Mary Heglar

    Prayers of comfort. Wonderful memories of Florene ad all her family…

  4. Elyse Craver

    Wanda, Patti and Ray, I am so sorry about your loss. At one time your mother and I were great friends but loss touch over the years. She was a wonderful lady. She is with Jesus toady and very happy.

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