01/27/14 — Winders funeral services moved to Friday

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Winders funeral services moved to Friday

By From staff reports
Published in News on January 27, 2014 1:46 PM

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A wreath hangs on the front of the Wayne County Jail and Sheriff's Office in memory of Sheriff Carey Winders, who died of a massive heart attack last week. The funeral will be held on Friday at the University of Mount Olive.

The funeral:

A service to celebrate the life of Sheriff Carey Winders will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Kornegay Arena at the University of Mount Olive, with pastor John Massengill and Dr. Richard Glosson officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park, with Sheriff's Honors provided by the Wayne County Sheriff's Honor Guard followed by Masonic Rites.


Family members will greet friends from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Faith Free Will Baptist Church.

Winders' body will lie in state at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home today from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Government flags lowered:

Local government leaders have ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at government offices in honor of Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders, who died Friday.

Goldsboro Mayor Al King and Wayne Aycock, chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, had the staffs at City Hall and the county Courthouse lowered over the weekend.

No general order to lower all flags has been given, said spokesmen for the county and city.


In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Union Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, 1283 Union Grove Church Road, Fremont, NC 27830; or to the Wounded Warriors Project, 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 300, Fayetteville, NC 28314.

Messages to the family can be posted at www.shumate-faulk.com. You can also share your remembrances of Sheriff Winders on the News-Argus and Wayne County Sheriff's Office Facebook pages.