FRANCIS E. MASSEY
May 27, 1945 – February 25, 2013
MIDDLESEX – Francis Ennis Massey, 67, died Monday. He was a native of Nash County. He served in the Marines, in the Vietnam War. He worked for and was an owner of several Flowers Bakery Company franchises. He was a loving patriarch who will always be remembered. He was preceded in death by his father, J. T. Massey, granddaughter, Caroline Connolly, & brother, Dale.
Funeral service, 2 pm, Thursday, Union Hope Baptist Church, burial, church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Ruth Massey of the home, children, Jaime Connolly (Mike) of Zebulon, Jenny Carter of Middlesex, Shawn Sager (Alan) of TN, mother, Virginia Alford Massey, siblings, Lee Massey of Oxford, and Susan Thomason (Tim) of Wendell, grandchildren, Apryl Moore (Kevin), Toni Carter, Adam Carter (Carrie), Kyle Price, Shane Price, Jamy & Cameron Traylor, Peyton & Will Connolly, and great grandchildren, Jordan, Alyssa, & Anna Moore.
Flowers welcomed or memorials to the Disabled American Veterans.
Visitation 7-8:30 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, and other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net