Zelma Clyde Castleberry

Zelma Clyde Castleberry


October 18, 1924 – March 9, 2013

ARCHER LODGE – Zelma Clyde Gower Castleberry, 88, passed peacefully on Saturday.  She was born in Wake County to the late Earl  H. & Emma Wall Gower.  Zelma was a member of White Oak Baptist Church.  She loved cardinals and was a woman who blessed everyone around her with her presence.  She was preceded in death by her husband of over 28 years, Hoyt Gold Castleberry, brothers; Clinton, Chester, Cecil, Connie, Russell, & Earl “Becie” Gower, and sister; Evelyn Gower Lynch.

She is survived by her sons; Clyde Castleberry and wife, Rhonda,  & Tracy Castleberry and wife Jody, grandchildren, Jenna Castleberry Payton, Daniel Castleberry, Seth, Dan, & Natalie Castleberry, and great grandchild, Aubrey Payton.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Caregivers of White Oak Baptist Church, 13943 Buffalo Road, Clayton, NC 27527, or to Heartland Hospice, 3200 Atlantic Ave., #100

Raleigh, NC 27604.

Funeral service will be 3 pm, Wednesday, White Oak Baptist Church.  Visitation will be 1-3 pm in the Archer Lodge Community Building, prior to the service.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.   www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net

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