Eli David “Smokey” Medlin
June 20, 1947 – September 26, 2015
MIDDLESEX – Eli David Medlin, 68, died Saturday. A native of Wake County
Smokey spent his life in Franklin County. He was son to the late Eli & Madie Lenore
Cone Medlin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Gail West Medlin.
He is survived by son, David Carlton Medlin (fiancé Carolyn Ransdell) of Louisburg,
daughters, Melissa Gail Warren (Ken) of Middlesex, Shannon Renee Benson (Daniel)
of Zebulon, Pamela Lynn Rogers (Wilbur) of Bailey, siblings Jackie Medlin (Janelle),
Donnie Medlin, Ardelia Brown (Ray) all of Pilot, Madene Jones (Sam) of Spring
Hope, 8 grandchildren, & 3 great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral service 3 pm, Monday, Bunn Alford Upchurch Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.