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Wayne G. Avery

April 2, 1936 July 30, 2019
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Mr. Wayne G. Avery, 83, of Erwin, died Tuesday morning at his residence. He was born in Harnett County on April 2, 1936 to the late Harvey G. and Ethel T. Avery. He was preceded in death by a sister, Jessie Evans; and two brothers, Glen “Junior” Avery and Preston M. Avery.

Wayne served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion Post 109 in Benson. He owned and operated Avery’s Sales and Service for over 20 years. He was also a member of Prospect FWB Church where he was a past Scout Master.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 2 pm at Prospect FWB Church by Rev. Billy Keith and Rev. Phil Davis. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary P. Avery; two sons, Rickey Avery and wife Lynnette of Erwin, Glenn Avery and wife Leslie of Kill Devil Hills; a brother, Robert F. Avery of Dunn; a sister, Delores Royals of Erwin; five grandchildren, Chris Avery and wife Polina, Jessica Dale and husband Robert, Rhianna Vadukul and husband Nish, Derek Avery and wife Maria, Aaron Avery; two step grandchildren, Dillon Sills and Lance Poole; six great grandchildren, Ethan Avery, Lee Giles, Asher Avery, Avery Giles, Bellarose Giles, Alora Vadukul; and two step great grandchildren, Raylee  and Madilyn Sills.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 6 pm at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home.Memorials may be made to Prospect FWB Church, 873 Prospect Church Rd. Dunn, NC 28334.

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4:00 PM 8/4/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 8/4/2019 6:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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2:00 PM 8/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
Prospect FWB Church

873 Prospect Church Rd.
Dunn, NC 28334

Prospect FWB Church
873 Prospect Church Rd. Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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