James G. Stilley



James Gregory Stilley, age 58, died Wednesday at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital. He was born in Jones County, NC to the late James and Alma Howard Stilley and was married to Sharon Wiggs Stilley.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Thomas officiating. The family will be receiving friends immediately following the funeral.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Katie & Andrew Ayres, William Yelverton, Harley Yelverton and Amber Rackley; two brothers, Kenneth Points and Brient Stilley; four sisters, Carol Tyndall, Mona Boyette, Della McCain, and Sandra Smith; and one granddaughter, Malaya Goodrich.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Buddy Ferrell.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to UNC Cancer Center, PO Box 309, Chapel Hill NC 27514; The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090; or to Cures for the Colors, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro NC 27534.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the Stilley family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com