05/07/06 — SIDNEY COLEY

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Died May 4, 2006

SMITHFIELD -- Sidney Gerald Coley, 84, of 830 Berkshire Road, died Thursday.

The funeral will be held today at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Coley Funeral Home in Kenly. The Rev. Frank Grubbs will officiate. Burial will be in Selma Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Coley was a retired funeral home employee and retired Kenly fireman and was a member and former deacon of Selma Original Free Will Baptist Church. He was named the Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year in 1996.

He is survived by his wife, Vira Parrish Coley; two daughters, Judy C. Miller and Debbie C. Stanley of Smithfield; one son, Gerald W. Coley of Kenly; and five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family received friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Coley Funeral Home Chapel and other times at the home of Gerald and Loraine Coley, 105 E. Second St., Kenly.

Memorial donations may be made to Selma Original Free Will Baptist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 224, Selma, N.C., 27576.

Published in Obituaries on May 7, 2006 9:35 AM