Mayvee Renfrow Raper, 85, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at her daughter’s residence. Raised in Johnston County, she was the daughter of the late Jasper Renfrow and the late Inez Edwards Renfrow. She is preceded in death by her husband, Urban Everett Raper, her son, Larry Raper, brothers Charlie and Toby Renfrow, and three sisters, Algia Lee, Agnes Hawley, and Gladys Renfrow. Mrs. Raper will be remembered as a person who was dedicated to her family. For 21 years, she cared for and fed the many children at North Johnston High School. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Raper of Kenly, her brother J.P. Renfrow of Smithfield, her sister Jessie Lee Bailey of Middlesex, and her three grandchildren, Toma Worrell, Lara Capps, and Christopher Avery. Also left to cherish her memory are her six great-grandchildren, Chandler Dean, Rebecca Dean-Edwards, Starling Worrell, Madison Capps, Nicole Capps, and Tyler Ford.
The Funeral will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Minshew-Coley Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jasper Renfrow officiating. Burial will immediately follow the funeral service at the Raper Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of her daughter, 8092 NC Hwy 222 W., Kenly, NC 27542.
Funeral Arrangements are in the care of Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, Kenly, NC.