Warsaw - Gloria “Faye” Harper Avery, 73, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro, NC. Mrs. Avery was born December 14, 1945 in Duplin County, NC to the late Zebedee Thomas Harper and Mildred Jordan Harper.
A funeral service will be held 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw, with visitation following the service. A graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Devotional Gardens.
Mrs. Avery is survived by daughters, Kelia Aguilar and husband, Alfredo of Willow Springs, Sheila Baldwin and husband, Tony of Clinton, and Kelly Lee and husband, Jamie of Warsaw; brother, Charles Harper of Warsaw; sisters, Clara Hudson of Greenville and Deborah Parkhurst of Warsaw; six grandchildren, Toni Ann Gainey, Adam Baldwin, Jennifer Carter, Brianna Lee, MaKaylin Lee, and Gavin Lee; and three great grandchildren, Kennedy Baldwin, Kaison Baldwin, and Harper Gainey.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Avery was preceded in death by husband, John Steven Avery, Jr., son, Tony Ellis Carter; brothers, Thomas E. Harper and Milton Harper; sister, Vickie Harper Kornegay.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Kitty Askin Hospice Center, 107 Handley Part Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534