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“Condolences to the Dublin family. Ms. Flossie was a neighbor for many years on Belmont section of Smithfield, NC. She was always a kind and friendly...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Doris Washington - DC

“My heart is filled with the most loving memories of Aunt Flossie. She always spent time talking with me and my brother ( Jerome ) with a smile and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Sheila Pinkney - Newton,, NC

“Aunt Flossie was the epitome of the Proverbs 31 woman and I was blessed to have her in my life as my Great Aunt. You were a blessing to me and our...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Dr. Antonia Monk Richburg

“Sorry to hear off her passing she was a sweet lady all way be in our heart.Aunt Flossie rest in peace ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Children of Helen Avery Dickens And Family - NC

“She was our aunt by marriage but treated us like we were related by blood. We could not ask for a better aunt. We will miss those warm greetings and...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: David Avery - Chesterfield, VA

Many women have done wonderful things…but a woman who fears the LORD, shall be praised. Proverbs 31:29-30
On Thursday afternoon, June 10, 2021, God looked down from above and touched our dearly beloved Fossie. God saw that she was getting tried, so He gently closed her loving eyes and whispered "Peace Be Thine"
Flossie Mae Williams Avery was born on October 10, 1918, in Johnston County to the late Grant and Julia Williams.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Avery, a daughter Julia Mae Dublin Mills. She was the last living of her siblings.
Flossie attended Johnston County Training School. She joined First Missionary Baptist Church and with over eighty years of service, where she was very faithful. Flossie was a dedicated member until her health declined.
Flossie was employed by Brightleaf & Burley Tobacco Company for over 40 years from where she retired.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories, one daughter, Beulah Dublin Howell of Winston-Salem, NC, two sons, Nathan "Troy" Dublin (friend Beverly) of Smithfield, NC, and Nathaniel "Roy" Dublin (Gloria) of Clayton, NC; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren, whom she loved with all of her heart, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Two very special friends, Betty Agnes Sanders, and Irene Stevens both of Smithfield, NC

Tuesday, June 15
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home Chapel
806 E Market St
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8416

Graveside Service:
Wednesday, June 16
11:00 AM
Wesley Chapel AME Church
867 Cleveland Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577

Funeral Home
Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
Tel. (919) 934-8416
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