Thomas Edison Price

Thomas Edison Price

Thomas Edison Price
October 15, 1931 – October 11, 2018

ZEBULON – Thomas Edison Price, 86, died Thursday. He was born in Johnston County to the late Bismark & Mildred Driver Price. He worked at Burlington Industries. He was preceded in death by siblings, Kathleen Davis, Marie Tippett, Pettigrew, Askew, Agnew, Stanley,
Alton, & Wayne Price.

Funeral service, 2:00pm Monday at Hales Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Perry Price, daughters, Christy L. Price & Marcia P. Brantley (Brandon), siblings, Donald Ray Price (Anita), & Yvonne Thomas (Bill) of Clinton, grandchildren, Cristina, Cassidy, Lexi, Ava & Mason, and great-grandchild, Peyton.

In lieu of flowers, and in honor of the excellent care provided at the UNC Children’s Hospital, the family asks that gifts be made in Tom’s memory to the Medical Foundation of NC, 123 W. Franklin Street Suite 510, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (919)966-0019. Also, donations may be made to Hales Chapel Baptist Church.

Family will receive friends 5 – 7pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, and other times at the home.


  • Ira C. Fuller Posted October 12, 2018 5:49 pm

    Mr. Tom was a friend and brother in Christ to me. I held in the highest regards of any person I ever met. Knowing his testimony, he has for sure reached his eternal home with his Lord and Savior. Mr. Tom, farewell for now, but we will meet again some glad morning. Thanks for all the visits and prayers we had together during our sicknesses.

  • Jerry and Dale Hyde Posted October 12, 2018 6:22 pm

    Mary- our deepest sympathy in the loss of Tom. Even though we never got to meet you in person, we knew you through Tom. We were his Duke football seat mates for many years and heard all about you. He was a wonderful person and the most proud husband, Father, and Grandfather (and now Great Grandfather) – we’ll miss him dearly.

  • Rev. Ashley Bailey Posted October 16, 2018 6:40 am

    Mr. Tom was one of my Sunday school teachers when grew up in Hales Chapel Baptist Church. I loved him dearly. His Godly character influenced my life. He life will live on

  • Rachel Piper Smith Posted October 18, 2018 11:01 am

    Mary Lee, I am so sorry to hear about Tom. I did not know that he was sick. He was a such a blessing to all that knew him. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    I love you….Rachel Piper Smith

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