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Oscar Melvin Avery

July 10, 1929 ~ November 6, 2019 (age 90)

Obituary

Faison - Mr. Oscar M. Avery, 90 of 11591 Faison Hwy. went from labor to reward on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at his home.

Born in Sampson Co., he is the son of the late William and Ella Mae Avery and husband of the late Mattie B. Avery.

He was employed at Cate's Pickle Company and retired with 40 years of service.  He was a member of Piney Green Disciples of Christ Church where he served as deacon until his health declined.  He was also a member of Masonic Link Lodge #125 in Mt. Olive.

Cherished and loving memories are left to his children, Keith Avery and Shelia Avery of the home; daughters, Maurice Southerland of Chicago, IL and Jackie Hodges (Reginald) of Warsaw; sister, Lillie Mae Bell of Faison; sisters-in-law, Cora Boone and Magaline Stevens of Clinton; brother-in-law, Robert Stevens (Doretha) of Fort Myers, FL; four granddaughters, 13 great granddaughters, 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

 

 

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Services

Viewing
Sunday
November 10, 2019

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Garris Funeral Home
812 S. Center St.
Mt. Olive, North Carolina 28365

Visitation
Sunday
November 10, 2019

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Garris Funeral Home
812 S. Center St.
Mt. Olive, North Carolina 28365

Funeral Service
Monday
November 11, 2019

12:00 PM
Piney Green Disciples of Christ Church
2937 West Darden Rd.
Newton Grove, NC 28366

Interment following funeral service
Monday
November 11, 2019

Cobb Cemetery
329 Juniper Rd.
Faison, 28341 28341

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