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John Braxton Jenrette: Tabor City

    John Braxton Jenrette of Tabor City died Sunday in Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Whiteville. He was 78.
    Born in Columbus County he was the son of the late Burroughs Jenrette and Bertha Puckett Jenrette. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Jenrette.
    He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bessie Jeanette Duncan Jenrette of Tabor City; a son, Eric Jenrette and wife Hilda of Whiteville; a daughter, Jenny Godwin and husband James of Whiteville; one brother, Cecil Jenrette and wife Joan of Tabor City; and one step grandson, Dustin Smith of Roanoke, Virginia.     
    Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
    Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, in Pireway Primitive Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
    A guest register is available here.

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