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June 22, 1935 — Jan. 24, 2020
Janice Robbins Bunn, 84, of Wilson, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Her funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Wilson.
The family will receive friends Wednesday prior to the service from 12 to 1:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 311 Nash Street, Wilson.
Janice was a lady of many talents, she was the editor of the Spring Hope Enterprise, owner of a professional communication, public relations and advertising company, she was the first woman to serve on the Nash General Hospital Board. She served for 11 years and for eight years on the board of Nash Day Hospital. She’s a past member of Wilson Luncheon Lions, the Wilson Optimist Club and president of the Wilson Outreach Advocacy for the Blind. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Janice loved the beach; but more, she loved her family and friends with all she had. She will be greatly missed and thought of often with wonderful memories that will bring a smile to her loved ones.
Janice is survived by her daughter, Linda Bunn Griffin of Wilson; son, William Ernest Bunn and wife, Karen of Tarboro; grandsons, William Fenner Griffin III, MD, and wife, Lauren of Alexandria, Virginia and Harrison Daniel Griffin of Raleigh; granddaughter, Caroline Faithful Mills and husband, Jon of Tarboro; great-grandson, Sullivan Fenner Griffin of Alexandria, Virginia; her sister, Augusta George of Knoxville, Tennessee, and several loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Ernest Bunn; parents, John and Julia Rica Robbins and her siblings, Rachel Faircloth, Edna Bunn, Eris Laney and John L. Robbins.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in Janice’s memory to First Baptist Church, PO Box 1467, Wilson, NC, 27894 or The Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, 930 Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC, 27834.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.