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Died Sept. 27, 2008

LOUISBURG -- Walter Thurman Singleton, 67, died Saturday, after a 20 year battle with cancer.

Graveside funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens with military honors.

Mr. Singleton retired from the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his father, Walter D. Singleton; two wives, Anna Bell Glen Singleton and Lammerdiena Nout Singleton; and a granddaughter, Amber Singleton.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine Jean Singleton of Louisburg; mother, Rena Lanier Singleton of New Bern; daughters, Zanna Singleton Lambie and husband Bill of New Zealand, Debbie Singleton Davis and husband Jack of Mogadore, Ohio, Dottie Singleton Taylor and husband, Chris of Zebulon; sons, Walter Thurman Singleton Jr. and wife, Robyn of Chesterfield, Va. and George Arthur Singleton and wife, Joan of Chester, Va.; sisters, Dorothy Mills and husband, Fred of New Bern and Sarah Strickland and husband, Lee of Charleston, S.C.; brothers, Leslie Singleton and wife, Gail of Princeton, Linwood Singleton and wife Lynda of Pine Level and Durwood Singleton and wife, Cathy of Goldsboro; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Southeastern Medical Oncology Group, especially Dr. Ernest Marshall and Dr. Keith Lerro.

Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11 Boylan Ave., Raleigh, N.C., 27603.

The family received friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Massey Funeral Home, Zebulon.

Arrangements are being handled by Massey Funeral Home of Zebulon.


Published in Obituaries on September 30, 2008 1:42 PM