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James Emanuel Fenton

September 3, 1938 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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James Fenton Obituary

Mt. Olive - Mr. James E. Fenton, 85 transitioned to his new heavenly address Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at Wayne UNC Health Care.

He is the son of the late Elbert and Nellie Fenton and was born in Tupelo, Mississippi on September 3, 1938.

Cherished memories will linger in the hearts of his sons, Johnny Davis and Emanuel "Twin" Fenton; five stepchildren, James (Patricia Ann) Leonard, Larry (Sylvia Faye) Leonard, Daisy (Ashley) Jordan, Betty (Harry) Dent and Anthony Davis; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; two nephews, Billy Charles and Bishop Peter Fenton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends,

In addition to his parents, he has been reunited with the love of his life, Edna Earl Davis.



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January 19, 2024

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

Funeral Service
January 20, 2024

2:00 PM
Payne Temple AME Zion Church
915 S Center St.
Mt. Olive, NC 28365-2718

Interment following funeral service
January 20, 2024

Carver Cemetery
South Breazeale Ave.
Mt. Olive, NC 28365


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