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Cleo Bullock Best

October 9, 1930 — July 14, 2020

Ms. Cleo Bullock Best, age 89, of 5722 Valley Dale Road, Elm City transitioned from labor to reward on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  A celebration of her life and legacy will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11 am at the Robert King, Sr. Memorial Chapel of Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson.  Elder Ernest Melton will deliver the eulogy, and Elder Sonia Ward will preside.  Interment will follow in Hamilton Burial Garden.

Cleo leaves memories with one daughter, Terry Bridgers (Tim) of Elm City, NC; five sons, Donnie (Antonia) of Florida, Bobby, Stephen and Rudolph all of Wilson, NC and Roosevelt Jr. (Johnanne) of Elm City, NC; She also leaves one sister, Delores B. Melton of Spring Valley, NY and one brother, Wilbur Bullock (Annie) of Snellsville, GA; eighteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, three other daughters-in-law; a special friend of the family, Mary Edmundson; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A viewing will be on Friday, July 17, 2020 from 4 pm to 7 pm at Carrons Funeral Home.  Please keep the Best family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cleo Bullock Best, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Robert King, Sr. Memorial Chapel Carrons Funeral Home

726 Tarboro St, Wilson, NC 27893

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