Jean  Liles

Jean Liles


September 14, 1934 – September 8, 2013

ZEBULON – Jean Richardson Liles, 78, passed away on Sunday.  Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Lawrence W. Liles, Sr. and daughter; Leigh Ann, her parents; Garland & Maebelle Richardson, and brother; Sid L. Richardson.  

She is survived by her wonderful family, her children; Lawrence Wesley Liles, Jr. (Beverly) of Raleigh, Lawre L. Johnson (Greg) of Zebulon, Lee R. Liles of Zebulon, cherished grandchildren; Scotlan & Wren Liles, Garrett & Grant Johnson, and Richard, Thomas & John Liles.  Jean also leaves sister; Dr. Peggy Richardson of Denton, TX, sister-in-law; Carolyn R. Kayota of Carolina Shores, niece; Sindy Gray (Kevin) of Raleigh, Aunts; Mary Earp, Frances Jenkins, extended family daughter; Amy Heyward, several loving cousins, nieces, & nephews.

Jean will be remembered for her loyalty to family, friends, neighbors, and for her caring nature.  Through the years Jean was active in Zebulon United Methodist Church, Zebulon Parks and Recreation, Lions Club Auxiliary, Garden Club & the Woman’s Club.

Visitation 7-8:30 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

Her life will be celebrated 10 am, Thursday, Zebulon United Methodist Church.  Burial will follow in the Zebulon Town Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Zebulon United Methodist Church, 1121 W. Gannon Ave., Zebulon, NC 27597 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC, 27607 or to Eastern Wake EMS, PO Box 84, Wendell, NC 27591.

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