Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Obituary of Dennis Lawrence Fulcher (1928-2007)

Dillard Lawrence Fulcher (1928-2007)

Apr 10, 2007 - 08:43:52 pm CDT

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. - Dillard Lawrence Fulcher, 78, of 197 Womack Blvd., Yanceyville, died Sunday, April 8, 2007 at Hospice Home of Alamance and Caswell. Born Oct. 26, 1928, in Guilford County, he was the son of Samual Arthur Fulcher and the late Liza Goolsby Fulcher. He was a member of Community Baptist Church, and was in the United States Army, stationed in Germany and was in the Korean Conflict. He was retired from Caswell County's maintenance department and also served as an auxiliary deputy in Caswell County's sheriff's office. In addition, for many years he was a volunteer fireman for the Yanceyville Fire Department. He was married to Ester Denny Fulcher.

In addition to his wife, of the residence, he is survived by two daughters, Delma F. Ellis and her husband, Shane of Yanceyville, and Janet H. Byies and her husband, Ronnie of Spotsylvania, Va.; one son, M. Lawrence Fulcher and his wife, Eva of Yanceyville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 at Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Smith officiating. The family will receive friends Monday night at Community Baptist Church from 7 to 8:30 p.m.; at other times they will be at the residence. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials may be made to Community Baptist Church, c/o Anne Scruggs, 2050 Old Hwy 86 North, Yanceyville, NC 27379; or Hospice of Alamance and Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215. Marley Funeral Home, Yanceyville is in charge of arrangements.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 10 April 2007.

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