03/08/07 — PRESTON R. UZZELL

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Jan.19,1924-March 7, 2007

Preston R. Uzzell, 83, 595 St. John Church Road, died Wednesday, March 7, 2007, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Mr. Uzzell was born in Wayne County to the late Richard and Beulah Newsome Uzzell. He was a retired chemist with Allied Signal in Baltimore, Md., and following retirement worked with Rouse Radio and Television. Mr. Uzzell served with the U.S. Army and had a great love of gardening.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 8, 2007, at 7 p.m. from Rouse Funeral Home with Pastor Vito Bisogno officiating. Interment will be Friday at 11 a.m. from Fairview Cemetery.

Mr. Uzzell is survived by his wife, Christine Sutton Uzzell; five brothers, Theodore Uzzell, Malcolm Uzzell, Milton Uzzell, Marvin Uzzell and David Uzzell, all of Goldsboro; two sisters, Glenda Uzzell and Jeanette Hyde, both of Goldsboro; along with several special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Alice Hines Uzzell; two brothers, Raymond Uzzell and Richard Uzzell; and two sisters, Pauline Thomas and Pennie Ruth Thompson.

The family will receive friends following the service Thursday and at other times they will be at the home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com.

(Written & Paid by the Family)

Published in Obituaries on March 8, 2007 2:10 PM