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Lellon Adean (Thornton) RaynorMay 1, 1942 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 75)
Lellon Adean Raynor
May 1, 1942 – January 3, 2018
Lellon Adean Raynor, 75, of Clinton, NC passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Hospital, Wilmington, NC. Lellon was born in Newton Grove, NC on May 1, 1942, daughter of the late Donald Bernice Thornton and Minnie Lellon Thornton. She grew up in Newton Grove. Lellon was a member of Plainview PFWB Church in Clinton. One of her favorite pastimes was enjoying our beaches.
In addition to her parents, Lellon was preceded in death by her children’s father, Carlie Cecil Raynor, Sr. of Erwin, her daughter, Loretta Raynor of Clinton, her brothers, Donald Lynwood and Wayne Ellis Thornton of Clinton and her grandson, Ray Bell of Clinton. Lellon will be dearly missed by her many friends and loved ones. Survivors include her partner Tommy King of Clinton, her son Carlie C. Raynor, Jr. and wife Rhonda of Newton Grove, her daughter, Celia Kim Foster and husband William “Bill” of Roseboro; brother Jerry William Thornton and wife Judy of Clinton; sisters, Jackie Olean Maynard of Fayetteville, Shelley Martin and husband Tony of Currie, Connie Bussey and husband Doyle of Concord, Terry Bryant and husband Ronnie of Wilmington; grandchildren, John Goodchild and wife Brandy of Newton Grove, Jason Foster of Roseboro; step-grandchildren Todd Barefoot and wife Mandy of Dunn; great grandchildren, Destiny and Emily Goodchild of Newton Grove, Jayden Bell of Fayetteville, step-great grandchildren, Taylor and Jacob Barefoot of Dunn and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Family visitation will be held at 6-8:00 pm at Crumpler and Honeycutt Funeral Home on Sunday, January 7. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 8, 2018 at Crumpler and Honeycutt Funeral Chapel with Reverend Chubby Reiber officiating. Burial will follow services at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Plainview Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1261, Clinton, NC 28329.
The Family will be accepting visitors at the home of Jerry and Judy Thornton at 3253 Old Warsaw Hwy. Clinton.