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March 9, 1923 - June 9, 2017

Service Date: June 12, 2017

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Cleo H. Bunn Boykin

March 9, 1923 – June 9, 2017

Cleo H. Bunn Boykin, 94, of Sims died peacefully at her home on Friday. Her funeral will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Bailey Town Cemetery.  Pastor Anderson Barnes will officiate.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson and other times at the home.

Cleo is survived by her daughters, Linda Raper and husband, Kenny of Greensboro, Sandra Kelly and husband, Charles of Morehead City, Bonnie Potts of Henderson, Louise Watson and husband, Ronnie of Wilson, and Helen Boykin and husband, Bexley of Sims; her son, Dennis Bunn of Sims; daughter-in-law, Kaye Bunn of Sims; 11 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Elbert Thomas Bunn; second husband, Eddie Lee Boykin; her son, Jerry T. Bunn; her parents, Lemach Daniel High and Lelia M. High; her sisters, Mable Query and Gladys Burgess, and her brother, L.D. High, Jr.

Flowers are welcome or memorials in Cleo’s honor can be directed to New Sandy Hill OFWB Church, 8021 New Sandy Hill Church Road, Bailey, North Carolina 27807 or 3HC Home Health and Hospice Care, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534.

 Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at


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