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Merlene (Wiley) Fields

June 9, 1936 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Merlene Fields Obituary

Merlene W. Fields, 87, passed away Monday, October 23, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Ed and Mary Bell Wiley, and widow of the late Edward Fields. Mrs. Merlene enjoyed, sewing, flowers, cooking, being retired, spending time with her children and her dogs.

A service to celebrate her life will be held on Thursday at 2:00 in Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Donald Massey officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

Mrs. Merlene is survived by her children, Vickie Kelly and husband, Larry of Mt. Olive, Wanda Haggard of Goldsboro, and Christine Marie Legg of Pikeville; a sister, Joyce Ray Holland; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Merlene was preceded in death by multiple brothers and sisters.

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October 26, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home
2873 US Hwy 117
Dudley, NC 28333

Graveside Service
October 26, 2023

2:00 PM
Wayne Memorial Park, NC


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