The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

August 2, 2013



TARBORO — TARBORO — Jonas Cromwell “JC” Briley, 71, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital.

J.C. was born in Edgecombe County, May 31, 1942 to William Edward and Mary Frances Walston Briley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Alexander Grant Ferrell.

He was a proud veteran and served honorably in the U.S. Army.

J.C. is survived by his three children: James Carl Briley and wife, Karen, of Macclesfield; Jim Edward Briley and wife, Janet, of Rocky Mount, and daughter, Diane Briley Ferrell of Spring Hope. He also leaves 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service is planned for a later date. Contact Diane Ferrell at (252) 314-1921 for arrangement details.

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Services are provided by Melanie Little, Funeral Service Licensee, Macclesfield.