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Vernell Gupton Raynor

June 19, 1926 ~ September 19, 2018 (age 92)


June 19, 1926 – September 19, 2018


WAKE FOREST – Vernell Gupton Raynor, 92, of Wake Forest formerly of Raleigh, died Wednesday night.

Mrs. Raynor was a daughter of the late Essie W. and Bonnie S. Gupton.

She was born and raised in Franklin County, she graduated from Gold Sand High School and Hardbargers Business College. She then went on to work in banking for thirty years. Growing up she was a member of Centerville Baptist Church. After moving to Raleigh she was a long time member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at Centerville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Mrs. Raynor is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, Charlie Raynor; sister, Peggy Allen of Louisburg; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Centerville Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, 2370 Leonard Rd. Louisburg, NC 27549 or to Tabernacle Baptist Church, Building Fund, 8304 Leesville Rd. Raleigh, NC 27613.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg,


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