Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Deese

    Birth Date: 10/29/1951
    Deceased Date: 03/22/2017

    Four Oaks, NC: Ms. Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Lackey Deese, age 65 of 4545 HWY 301 S. died Wednesday at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield. Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens, Smithfield. Officiating will be Rev. Raymond Taylor.

    Ms. Deese was born on October 29, 1951 in Lancaster County, SC to the late Robert and Mary Etta Kersey Lackey. She was a retired waitress in the restaurant business and also was a seamstress.

    Surviving are children, Kimberly Michelle Jacobs, and Linda Kae Maynor both of Four Oaks; Robert Eugene Maynor of Florida; Bobby Allen DeHart of Micro; Richard Kirk Maynor and Randy Lee Deese both of Four Oaks; thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; brother, Paul N. Danley of Kenly; sisters, Sarah Ann Ross of Kenly and Darlene Martin of Micro; several nieces and nephews.

    The family will receive friends from 9:30AM-10:30AM Saturday prior to the service at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks.

    Memorials may be sent to Randy Lee Deese, 107 Forest Hills Drive, Four Oaks, NC 27524.

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