12/19/10 — HERMAN L. "TONY" BEST

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Jan. 3, 1939-Dec. 17, 2010

Herman L. "Tony" Best, 71, passed away on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Medlin and the Rev. Joey Lancaster officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Tony was born in Wayne County on Jan. 3, 1939, to the late John Herman Best and Myrtle Worley Best. He was a retired volunteer fireman at the Little River and Princeton Fire Department. Tony was an auto body repairman at Kemp Motors.

Tony is survived by his wife, Marjorie Pittman Best; his children, Tony Best and wife, Deanna, of Pennsylvania, Terri Lancaster and husband, Gordon, of Goldsboro, Phillip Best, Donna Sauls and husband, Bryant, of Eureka; his grandchildren, Martha Spence, Hannah Best, Holly Best, Haley Best, Chip Best, Joey Lancaster, Tiffany Best, Nikki Best, Dylan Best, Kayla Sauls, Brylee Sauls; his great-grandchildren, Paul Spence, Ayden Lancaster, Brock Lancaster and Bethany Lancaster; his brother, Norwood Best and wife, Christine, of Goldsboro; and his sister, Nona Gray and husband, Raymond, of Pikeville.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

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


Published in Obituaries on December 19, 2010 11:10 AM