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May 2, 1939-Oct. 4, 2010

Mr. Ellis McDuffie was born May 2, 1939, to the late Lonnie and Sallie McDuffie. He was called home Monday, Oct. 4, 2010.

Ellis was preceded in death by his mother; father; son, Alex; three sisters, Minnie, Annie and Iva; and his brother, Richard.

A service of remembrance will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at New Stoney Hill United Holy Church, with bishop Howard McNair officiating. Burial will follow in Old Mill Cemetery.

A viewing will be held Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel, 423 S. James St., Goldsboro, N.C.

He leaves to cherish his memories a son, Elliott McDuffie of Goldsboro; a brother, Lonnie McDuffie Jr. of Goldsboro; three sisters, Leola (Eddie) Gordon and Ruth Russell both of Goldsboro, N.C., and Alzora Young of Dudley; and a host of other family and friends.

They will meet Saturday at noon at 111 Hines St. in preparation for the procession to the church.


Published in Obituaries on October 7, 2010 1:47 PM