Zora B. Briley

Published 10:28 am Wednesday, August 24, 2011

PORTSMOUTH—Zora Benton Briley, 72, went to be with the Lord on Sunday Aug. 21, 2011, She was a native of Wilmington, NC a member of River Shore Baptist Church and attended Black Creek Baptist Church in Southampton Co.

Zora is survived by her husband, Wayne F. Briley; children, Susan Highers and Raymond, James Philyaw and Melissa, Sherri Philyaw, Anita Briley and Michael and 9 grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday in Loving Funeral Home with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice and online condolences may be made at www.lovingfuneralhome.com