Clyde Ray Church

October 3, 1938 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 82)


Mr. Clyde Ray Church, age 82 of Purlear, passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at Atrium Health-Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center..

Graveside Services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday September 16, 2021 at Pilgram Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. David Church and Mr. Michael Dixon officiating.  Family will receive friends Wednesday September 15, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Clyde was born on October 3, 1938 in Wilkes County to Lonnie Edward and Hessie Triplette Church.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Glenda Huffman Church, two sons; Danny Ray Church and Eric Clyde Church,one sister; Ruby Church and one brother; Gwyn Church.

He is survived by two sons; Randy Church and wife Melissa of Purlear and Ronnie Church of Moravian Falls, seven grandchildren; Alexis Church, Shandi Church, Eric Church, Elizabeth Church, Brandon Church, Ronnie Church and Michelle Coffey, eleven great grandchildren, three sisters; Barbara Greene, Christine Nichols and Helen Elmore, and one brother; Ralph Church.

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September 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Graveside Service
September 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery
493 Pilgrim Baptist Ch. Rd.
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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