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Carolyn Walker Neely

October 30, 1942 — September 22, 2022

Asheboro

 

Carolyn Walker Neely, age 79, of Asheboro passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at GrayBrier Nursing & Rehabilitation.

Mrs. Neely was born in Asheboro on October 30, 1942 to Horace Lee Walker, Jr. and Margaret Louise Dixon Walker.  She was retired from Acme-McCrary Corporation and was a member of Crestview Wesleyan Church.  In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Dan Neely.  Carolyn was an amazing cook, her specialties being Hershey's Chocolate cakes and coconut cakes.  She loved taking care of others and could never say "no" to anyone who needed her help.  

She is survived by her daughters, Cindy Davis (Chip) of Asheboro and Mary Ball (Roy) of Randleman; grandchildren, Andrew Davis (Sarah), Hal Davis (Brielle), and Josh Ball; great granddaughter, Anderson Davis; sister, Elizabeth "Lib" Hayes (Hilton) of Asheboro; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the ladies at the Asheboro Friends Apartments who took such great care of Carolyn.

The family will receive friends on Monday, September 26, 2022 from 12:00-2:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro.  Funeral services will follow on Monday at 2:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Johnson and Rev. Alvin Brooks officiating.  Burial will be held in Oaklawn Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International, South Randolph Camp, P.O. Box 181, Asheboro, NC 27204 or Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.

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Visitation

Monday, September 26, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 26, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Burial

Monday, September 26, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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