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Dee Witt Styles

February 21, 1930 ~ September 4, 2017 (age 87)


Mr. Dee W. Styles, age 87, of Marion, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017; after a brief illness and following the death of his wife of 65 years; Frankie Davis Styles. Dee was born in Yancey County on February 21, 1930, to the late Warner and Eva McCurry Styles. He retired from American Thread. Dee was a loving husband and brother and was treasured by his family. A devoted man, he loved his family deeply. Dee enjoyed hunting, fishing and working in his garden and yard.


Dee leaves behind a brother Lendy Styles and wife Wilma of Marion and their son Alan of Lenoir; and a sister, Mable Birchfield and husband Paul and their three daughters, Donna English of Knoxville, TN, Debra Birchfield of Nashville, TN and Dianna Bennett of Lexington, KY; and a special cousin, Jimmy McCurry.


The family will receive friends at Zion Hill Baptist Church on Thursday, September 7, 2017, from 10:00 am till 11:00 am. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am with Rev. Tom Walker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Flowers are appreciated, however, those desiring to make a memorial contribution in Dee’s memory are encouraged to consider Zion Hill Baptist Church at 1036 Zion Hill Rd., Marion, NC 28752.

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