The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

December 26, 2013



TARBORO — TARBORO — Robert Lee Pridgen, 63, died Saturday, December 21, 2013.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park.

Lee was born February 10,1950 to the late James Henry and Wilda Lancaster Pridgen.

Mr. Pridgen is survived by a loving family including his wife of 46 years, Maggie  Jean Walters Pridgen; a daughter, Jeanette Leigh Pridgen of Tarboro; two sons;  Robin Lee Pridgen  of Tarboro

and James Ray Pridgen and wife, Catherine, of Battleboro; three sisters, including Lee’s twin Ellen Marie Pridgen Harper and husband, Dwight, of Nashville, N.C., Wilda Faye Pridgen Warren and husband, Ray, of Tarboro, and Mary Ann Jackie Pridgen Kennedy of Nashville, N.C.; two brothers,  James William Pridgen and wife, Lorraine, of Grimesland and                               Bobby Bobby Ray Pridgen and wife, Miriam, of Tarboro; seven grandchildren;  Jamie Ray Pridgen, Johnathan Lee Pridgen, Matthew Douglas Pridgen, Kristen Mary Pridgen, Andrew Bradley Pridgen, Emily Kay Pridgen-Hawks and Hannah Ray Pridgen-Hawks

The family will receive friends at Carlisle Funeral Home Friday, Dec. 27 from 7 to 9 PM and other times at the family’s  residence.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro.

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