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Obituary for Bessie Neal Carawan
Bessie Neal Carawan, 92, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at Roanoke Landing in Plymouth. Born May 13, 1921 in Hyde County she was the daughter of the late Charlie Neal and Florence Goddard Neal and was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Franklin Carawan and sister, Nora N. Hawkins. Mrs. Carawan was a homemaker and member of Plymouth Church of God. Her family includes her daughters, Florida C. Maness of Elizabeth City, N.C., Louise C. Rodgers of Mobile, AL., Marie C. Bullock of Plymouth, N.C. and Norma C. Phelps of Plymouth, N.C.; sons, Charlie Carawan of Ruther Gleen, VA. and Johnny Carawan of Wendell, N.C. and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Hillside Memorial Gardens, Plymouth with Reverend Bill Braswell officiating. Family will receive friends on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the graveside following the service. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.