Obituaries for Oct. 27

Oct. 27, 2013 @ 05:00 AM


STELLA, N.C. — Charlie Edmond Bodenhamer Jr., 73, of Stella and formerly of Broadway, died Saturday (10/26/13) at his home.

He was born July 23, 1940 in Stokes County, the son of the late Charlie Edmond Bodenhamer and Myrtle Edwards Bodenhamer. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Dorothy Wilson Bodenhamer; daughters Elizabeth Bodenhamer and Renee B. Hammonds, and a brother, Junior Bodenhamer.

He was retired from the Wayne County school system.

Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday (10/29/13) at Holly Springs Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife Janice Jones Bodenhamer; daughters Ashley B. Hostinsky (Adam) of Stella and Casey Bodenhamer of Stella; sister Maerene Thomas of Broadway; and brother Mack Bodenhamer of Sanford.

The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday (10/28/13) at Smith Funeral Home in Broadway.

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Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home in Broadway.