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Frances "Sissy" (Graves) Watlington

November 8, 1964 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 56)

Obituary

Condolences are being shared with the family of Frances Wythenia Watlington better known as "Sissy" as they announce her passing.  

"Sissy" was born November 8, 1964 in Alamance County, NC to Carwell Lee Parker and Mary Noise Graves Woods.  She was educated in the Alamance-Burlington School System.  "Sissy" was the care giver at the Union Ave. Group Home, where she was able to do what she loved, cooking, gardening  and taking care of people.

"Sissy" will be forever cherished by her husband, Willie Edward Watlington of the home, her mother, Mary Graves Woods; paternal grandmother, Wythene Parker; children, Garry Wiley Jr. (Angelica), DeRon C. Wiley (Tiffany Ramsey), LaToya Dimika Wiley and Shaina Pettiford; Siblings, Caldwell L. Graves (Jacqueline), Taberius N. Graves, Michael J. Graves (Cherry), Laverne B. Newman (Rev. Jessie) and Anntoninette R. Graves; 6 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and dear friends.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her step-father: Gordon Ray Woods and her brother: Terrance M. Graves.  

 

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
June 12, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Sunday
June 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
Sunday
June 13, 2021

1:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Sunday
June 13, 2021

North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Please note
Mask are still required for viewing and services.
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