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Died Nov. 25, 2005

Raleigh Resident

Oren "O.B." Buren Tessenear Jr., 81, of Raleigh died Friday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

A graveside service will be held today at 3 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park. The Rev. Donald Warren will officiate.

Mr. Tessenear was born to the late Oren Buren Tessenear and Lillie Richards Tessenear on July 6, 1924. He was retired from the City of Raleigh.

He is survived by his brothers, Elmer Tessenear of Elizabethtown, James Tessenear of Portsmouth, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St Mary's Street, 4th floor, Raleigh, N.C., 27605.

Condolences to the Tessenear family may be sent via e-mail to howellfh@earthlink.net

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.

Published in Obituaries on November 27, 2005 10:27 AM