William “W.C” Jeans

William “W.C” Jeans


Sept. 19, 1940 – March 4, 2011


ZEBULON – William “W.C.” Carol Jeans, 70, died Friday. Born in Edgecombe County he was son to the late Luther Edward Jeans & Hattie Jones Brantley.  He was a sports & NASCAR enthusiast with No 3 Dale Earnhardt being his favorite racer. He was an inaugural member of Pilot Fire Department and was a member of the Lions Club.  W. C. was the kind of man who even through his illness thought of his family’s wellbeing and of others before himself.  He was known as “Poptart” by his grandchildren.


Funeral service 11 am, Monday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel.  Internment Old Bunn Cemetery on Hwy 98.


He is survived by his beloved wife of over 48 years, Laura Faye Jones Jeans, son, Maury Jeans (Dawn) of Zebulon, siblings James Jeans of Zebulon, Albert Lee Jeans (Alice Faye) of Youngsville, & Maxine Singleton of Bunn, grandchildren, Kimberly Ann Jeans (boyfriend Rodney), Ryne Lee Jeans, Kelly Lynn Jeans (fiancé Josh), Jordan Mason Daniel & special pet Sneaky.


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

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