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Sallie Daniels Hinnant, 92, died peacefully Thursday morning surrounded by her family.

A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Jackson Isaac and Sallie Murphrey Daniels and was the widow of Troy Glenn Hinnant, to whom she was married for 56 years. Mrs. Hinnant was the oldest living member of Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church and was a charter member of the original Daniels Chapel Church. Mrs. Hinnant was involved in numerous church activities and remained active in the church as long as her health allowed.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Daniels Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. T. R. Miller officiating. The family will greet friends afterward, and extend a special invitation to relatives and friends to join them for a luncheon in the church fellowship hall. After the luncheon, interment will be at Wayne Memorial Park.

Surviving are daughters, Marguerite Cox and husband, Marshall E. Cox, of Goldsboro; Judy Smith and husband, Thomas Smith III, of Nashville, N.C.; son, Carleton "Bud" Hinnant and wife, Julia, of Hampstead, N.C.; four grandsons, Marshall Cox Jr. and wife, Rita, of Nashville, Tenn., Michael Glenn Cox and wife, Kathy, of Chapel Hill, Jeffrey Glenn Best and wife, Elizabeth, of Greer, S.C., and Terry D. Best and wife, Melissa, of Rocky Mount; a granddaughter, Karen Hinnant of Hampstead; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends that brought much enjoyment to the life of Mrs. Hinnant.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Glenn Daniels Hinnant; her sisters, Mamie Daniels Parker, Celia Daniels Casey, Lois Daniels Batson, and Ella Daniels Casey; and her brothers, Ben W. Daniels, Sr. and Jack I. Daniels Jr.

The family request memorials to be made to the building fund of Daniels Memorial Methodist Church, 2803 East Ash St., Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Arrangements are in the care of Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on February 19, 2004 1:49 PM