Willie Leary Jr.

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 5, 2009

Willie Leary Jr., 73, of Glovers Cross Road, Colerain, died Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.
A native of Bertie County, he was a member of Ashland Baptist Church, Merry Hill.
Leary was a retired laborer with Perry-Wynn Fish Company, Colerain.
Survivors include his wife, Mae Margaret Leary of the home; a son, Willie Ray Leary of Windsor; a daughter, Mary Ruth Williams of Colerain; sisters Sarah Moody and Geneva Leary, both of Colerain; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, Feb. 7 at Wilder’s Funeral Home Chapel, Rich Square, with the Rev. Gregory Gilliam officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilder-Cherry Family Cemetery, Aulander.
Wilder’s Funeral Home Inc., Aulander, is handling the arrangements.