NEW BERN - Willie Frank Cherry Sr., 91, of 2103 Country Club Road, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at his residence.
He was a native of Savannah, Tenn. and was a retiree of NARF of Cherry Point. His membership at West Street Christian Church including serving on the Usher Board and Trustee Board.
His funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at West Street Christian Church with the Rev. R. E. Midgette Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in New Bern Memorial Cemetery with military honors.
He is survived by his wife, Devolia Cherry of the home; one daughter, Bobbie Cherry Davis of Butner; three sons, Willie F. Cherry Jr. and Calvin Cherry, both of New Bern and Tommy Cherry of Havelock; one sister, Winnifred Thomas of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 11 grandchildre; 22 great-grandchildren; and 1 great great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing hours are Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the
, 1315 S. Glenburnie Road, New Bern, NC 28562 or Alzheimers NC, Inc., 1305 Navaho Dr., Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609.
Online condolences accepted at oscarsmortuary.com.
Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.