J.E. Andrews

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J.E.Andrews Jr., 86

FAISON — J.E.Andrews Jr., 86, passed away Thursday night, July 17.

The funeral will be held on Monday, July 21, at 1 p.m. at Faison Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Rose and the Rev. Condarie Ellis officiating.

Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park. Visitation will be at Tyndall Funeral Home Sunday, July 20, from 5 to 7 p.m., and at other times at the family's Cherry Street home in Faison.

A veteran of the U.S.Army, he and his wife owned and operated Andrews IGA in Faison. They also operated Sea Vista Motel at Topsail Island. Both retired from Mount Olive College where they were dormitory advisors and directors, and he was also a college security officer.

He was a member of Faison Baptist Church and was a former member of Miller's Chapel Church. He was a former Mayor for the Town of Faison and was currently serving as Town Commissioner at the time of his death.

He is survived by a son, Jamie Andrews of Faison; two daughters and a son-in-law, Melinda Andrews Malpass of Faison, and Faith Andrews Cameron and Richard Cameron, of the home; two grandsons, Ricky and Andy Scott Cameron of the home; a sister, Mary Rachel Garafola of Hammond, La.; long time family caregiver and friend, Betty "Toy" Goodwin of Faison; and special family friends, Olivia Raper Best of Faison, and her son, Will and family.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Joyce Tew Andrews; his parents, the Rev. Edmond Andrews and Mattie Hatcher Andrews; a son-in-law, Dennis Malpass; and a brother, Donald F. Andrews.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial gifts may be made to the J.E. and Joyce Andrews Endowment, University of Mount Olive, 634 Henderson St., Mount Olive, NC 28365 or The Outlaw Foundation, PO Box 592, Faison NC 28341.

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Published in The Sampson Independent from July 19 to July 20, 2014
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