11/19/09 — MARY E. EASLEY

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Aug. 29, 1919-Nov. 18, 2009

Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Smith Easley, passed away Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Wayne Memorial Park, with the Rev. Joann Turner officiating.

Polly was born in Wayne County Aug. 29, 1919, to the late Frederick Graham Smith and Louise Peele Smith.

She was married to the late Jackson Robert Easley Jr.

Polly was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She loved her family and was a devoted wife and mother, however, her greatest joy came from spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Roger Michael Easley and wife, Lynn, of Goldsboro and Donald Graham Easley and wife, Laura, of Greenville, and four grandchildren, Adam Michael Easley and wife Elizabeth, Cameron Helms Easley, Katlyn Margaret Easley and Kyle Graham Easley.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jackson Robert Easley III, and brothers, Frederick Graham Smith Jr. and James Morgan Smith.

The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to Doris Atkinson, LaShonda Atkinson, Linda Thompson and Beatrice May for the love and care shown to Polly during her illness. They also wish to thank the staff at the Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1810 E. Beech St. in Goldsboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Senior Companion Fund at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 204 E. Chestnut St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27534, or to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 19, 2009 1:47 PM