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Goldie Rose Hocutt Jernigan

Goldie Rose Hocutt Jernigan, age 80, died Friday morning, January 16, 2015 at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Born May 3, 1934 in Johnston County she was the daughter of the late Robert and Goldie Mae Green Hocutt. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Jernigan; and brothers, Marion Hocutt, J.C. Hocutt, Clavon Hocutt, Preston Hocutt, and Bobby Hocutt. Rose was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2015 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Coats officiating. Burial will follow in Selma Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are her sons, Billy Jernigan of Smithfield, Timothy Jernigan and wife Teresa of Middlesex, and Bryan Jernigan and wife Sharon of Smithfield; daughter, Deborah DeLaPorte and husband Steve of Smithfield; grandchildren, Darlene Skinner, Missy Hodges, Scott Jernigan, Hunter Jernigan, Rafe Jernigan, Michael Jernigan, Vickie Williams, and Chris Jernigan; and great grandchildren, Brooks Skinner, Morgan Jernigan, Bryanna Jernigan, Micala Jernigan, Austin Jernigan, Hunter Jernigan, Brayden Williams, Chase Jernigan, and Grant Jernigan.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be sent to the SECU Hospice House, P.O. Box 1376, Smithfield, NC 27577.

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