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March 8, 1940-Aug. 7, 2011

Nancy Linda Granberry, 71, of Goldsboro passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center, surrounding by her loving family.

Graveside services will be held at Willow Dale Cemetery, Goldsboro on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Barry Stallings officiating.

Nancy was born March 8, 1940 in Pikeville, N.C., to the late Clifton Marion Pipkin and Mary Ethel Howell Pipkin. She served as an Air Force wife and mother for 22 years, then worked at Family Shoe Store in Goldsboro for 23 years. She was a faithful member of Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, James L. Granberry and a sister, Mona Ann Suddarth.

She is survived by her daughters, Sherry Granberry of Goldsboro and Lisa Corbett and husband, LaVon Corbett of Goldsboro; her son, James David Granberry and fiancée, Rose Lam of Cornelius and Rose's son Austin; her sister and brother-in-law, Benda and Buddy Kahn of Goldsboro; her grandchildren, Cody and Casey Corbett of Goldsboro, Natalie Granberry of Gastonia and Jasmine Granberry of Cornelius, her special nieces, Alissa, Tracie and Brett and their husbands, her great-nephew, Riley, and great-niece, Gracie Ruth.

The family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at her home.

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


Published in Obituaries on August 8, 2011 1:49 PM