02/16/07 — LLOYD PENDER

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June 6, 1929-Feb. 15, 2007

Lloyd Pender, 77, formerly of the Grantham Community, died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Pender was born in Wayne County to the late Frank Pender and Mattie McKeel Pender. He was married to the late Eva Sasser Pender.

Mr. Pender was a veteran of the Korean War and had retired from Powerfax Gas Company.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie McKeel officiating. Burial will follow in Eureka Cemetery.

He is survived by his daughters, Penny Williams and husband, Gene, of Guyton, Ga., and Pam Merhley of Batesville, Ind.; sisters, Agnes P. Hart of Rosewood, Hazel P. Smith of Goldsboro, Harlowe P. Jurney and husband, Neal, of Goldsboro, Shirley P. Johnson of Goldsboro and Grace P. Stelly and husband, Bobby, of Norfolk, Va.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Marvin E. Pender.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at the home of Neal and Harlowe Jurney, 237 S. Hillcrest Drive, Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on February 16, 2007 2:04 PM