01/15/08 — JESSE L. CROCKER

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Jan. 5, 1955-Jan. 13, 2008

Jesse L. Crocker, 3527 U.S. Highway 117 North, died Sunday with his family and his two dogs, Liberty Bell and Justice Crocker, by his side.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. from Pinkney Baptist Church, 3157 N.C. 581 Highway North, Fremont. The Rev. Kevin Drake will officiate. Interment will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Stoney Creek F.W.B. Church Cemetery, 752 Stoney Creek Church Road, Goldsboro.

Mr. Crocker will lie in repose at Pinkney Baptist Church from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and the family will receive friends an hour prior to the funeral service in the fellowship hall and other times at the residence.

Surviving is his wife, Sherry Sheets Crocker; a son, Jed Austin Crocker of Belfast; a stepson, Wayland Hoggard of Belfast; three brothers, Travis Crocker and his wife, Kim, and their son who was very special, A.J. Crocker, of Kenly, Sammy Crocker and wife, Sandy, and their children, Crystal and Nick Crocker, of Fremont, Jeff Crocker and wife, Janet, of Pikeville.

Jesse was born to the late Letha Pate Crocker and late Jim B. Crocker of the Pikeville Community. He was preceded in death by a sister, Patsy Ann Crocker; a brother, Bobby C. Crocker; a sister-in-law, Lillie H. Crocker; and a nephew, Bobby C. Crocker Jr. He was an outstanding carpenter and enjoyed building houses until he became ill with cancer.

Memorials may be made to Pinkney Baptist Church, 3157 N.C. 581 Highway North, Fremont, N.C. 27830.

Arrangements by Evergreen Memorial Service, 919-739-0077.


Published in Obituaries on January 15, 2008 1:47 PM