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Gertie Jean (Draughon) Spell

March 5, 1939 ~ April 26, 2020 (age 81)

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Mrs. Gertie Jean Draughon Spell, 81 of Autryville passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 29 at Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Bryan Strickland and Bishop Warren H. Barfield, Sr. officiating

Mrs. Spell was a native of Cumberland County, the daughter of Vetron and Larrie Bass Draughon.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Spell; and two brothers and two sisters.  She was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Debbie Mann and husband, Scott and Dean Purvis and husband, William all of Autryville; one son, Allen Spell and wife, Michelle of Autryville; two step-sons, Gibson Spell of Autryville and Ray Spell and wife, Pat of Macon, GA; sister, Vickie Draughon and Autryville; and brother, Johnnie Draughon of Autryville; thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.

In light of the government restrictions, friends may visit Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro on Tuesday, April 28 from 12:00 - 5:00 PM to pay their respects to Mrs. Spell.

Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro, NC.


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Graveside Service
April 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Union Grove Baptist Church
395 Vander Road
Salemburg, NC 28385

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