Mr. Willie Singleton

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Obituary

Rocky Mount, NC

A limb has fallen from the family tree that says Grieve not for me. Remember
the Best Times, the laughter, the song the good life I lived while I was strong.

Willie Singleton was born in Atlanta Georgia on January 12, 1934 to
the late Corene Sanders.

He graduated from Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia. He moved
to Newark, New Jersey and was a member of Queen of Angels, Newark,
New Jersey.

He joined The Reform Church of the Living Good in 1996. He
later became a member of the Solid Rock Tabernacle of Faith in Richmond,
Virginia.

He moved to Rocky Mount, North Carolina in 2008 and became a
member of Community Church of Christ in 2009 were he attended until his
health began to fail.

He was united in Holy Matrimony to Corita Mitchell in Newark, New
Jersey. To this union seven children were born. In 1996 he met the love of his
life Lillian Singleton (Honey).

He worked for New Jersey Transit for six years. He also worked at Kraft
and Heinz Foods for thirty years were he retired. He worked for three years
at Perry’s Funeral Home.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother,
uncle, cousin and friend.

He lives to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Elder Lillian
Louise Singleton of the home. Seven Children: Calvin Singleton (Mary)
of San Diego, California, Kevin Singleton of Clinton, New Jersey, Lynette
Singleton of Newark, New Jersey, Antoinette Singleton of Syracuse, New
York, Craig Singleton of Irvington, New Jersey, Cheryl Singelton, Austell,
Georgia and Stacey Singleton of Richmond, Virginia. Eight Grandchildren:
Katrina, Antonia, Lynnai, Karesaun, Hakeem, Christina, Christopher and
Alyssa. Twelve great-grandchildren. Three Brother In Laws: Roosevelt
Smith of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Joseph Smith (Gracie) of Rocky
Mount, North Carolina, and Aaron Smith (Vanessa) of Battleboro, North
Carolina. Two Sister In Laws: Ethel Smith of Rocky Mount, North Carolina
and Martha Williams of Battleboro, North Carolina. Two special nephews:
Roderick Williams and Maurice Clapp. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins,
friends and neighbors.

A Visitation for Mr. Singleton will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Greater Joy Baptist Church, 820 Nashville Road, Rocky Mount, N.C. The Interment will follow immediately after the service in Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount, N.C.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, N.C.

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