Phoebe Jane Williams Pace

Phoebe Jane Williams Pace

Phoebe Jane Williams Pace

March 10, 1933 – July 28, 2016

ZEBULON – Phoebe Jane Williams Pace, 83, went to her heavenly home on Thursday with her family surrounding her.  She was born in Wake County to the late Calvin Thomas & Iva Helen Griffin Williams.  She was former owner of  Phoe-Bob Western Store, worked for many years with Carolina Trailways and Eastern Wake Hospital from where she retired.  She was one of the original members of the Zebulon Rescue Squad and was an avid Carolina Mudcats fan from the beginning.  She loved going on bus trips with other season ticket holders.  Phoebe was one of the classiest and best dressed women you would ever meet.  She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Bobby Pace and numerous siblings.

Funeral service 11 am, Monday, Wakefield Central Baptist Church with burial to follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

She is survived by her son Warren “Root” Pace (Donna), daughter, Bobbi Jane Duke (Fred) both of Zebulon, grandchildren, Dustin Allen Pace, Allen Wayne Duke, & Mary Catherine Bebout.

Visitation 7-8:30 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St. Wendell & other times at the home of Fred & Bobbi Jane Duke.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.  Please indicate East Wake Relay-The PACEr’s in memo section.

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