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Mrs. Georgia Cecelia Roberts Miller Bacon, 98, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at home while surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Bacon was a native of Evans County and a longtime resident of Pembroke. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holiness Church. She loved music and played the piano and the harmonica. She was the dedicated matriarch to five generations and was the loving grandma to her neighborhood. No children were ever hungry at her house and no child did any wrong there either.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Henry Bacon; parents, Georgia Mosley Roberts and Thomas A. Roberts; and children, Eula Mae Miller Jones, Velvia Jean Miller Lee Powell, James Jerry Bacon and Jimmy Wallace Bacon.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Rufus Edwin and Jean Bacon of Pembroke; daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce Bacon Kirkland and Don of Manassas, Audrey Bacon Lapp Steffen and Kenny Steffen of Lancaster, Pa., Barbara Bacon Neighbor and Wayne Neighbor of Clarendon, N.C., and Linda "Woodie" Bacon Hansford and Raymond Hansford of Pembroke; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and great-great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeffrey Spencer officiating. Interment will follow in Groveland Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family extends a special thanks to Mrs. Bacon's caregivers, Leigh, Lydia and Odessa.
Arrangements are by Flanders Morrison Funeral Home of Pembroke.
Published in BryanCountyNews from Feb. 22 to Mar. 1, 2014