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Jean Harlow (Revels) Demery

Born: Mon., Dec. 20, 1937
Died: Mon., Jul. 8, 2019


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Jul. 10, 2019
Location: Thompson's Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Thu., Jul. 11, 2019
Location: Sandy Plains United Methodist Church

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Mrs. Jean Harlow Demery, 81, of Pembroke, NC was born on December 20, 1937 and departed this life on July 8, 2019.

  She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Russell Revels and Mrs. Trixie Revels, a daughter; Debbie Demery, a brother; Mr. Gerald Franklin Revels.  

   Mrs. Demery leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 63 years, Mr. Harold Demery, of the home. Four children, Mr. Michael Demery (Joan); Mrs. Barbara Demery Sanderson (Martin), all of Pembroke, NC; Mr. Gregory Demery (Pauline) of Arlington, VA, and Ms. Sherry Demery (special friend, Bryan) of Pembroke, NC. Jean's siblings included four sisters, Mary Byers (Ronnie), Linda Faye Jacobs, Loretta Jones, and Cathy Revels; and four brothers, James-Poochie Revels (Donna), Larry Revels, Wayne Revels (Cathy), and Glenn Revels.  A sister-in-law, Ms. Margaret Revels. Her grandchildren included, Jason, Chris, Nicholas, Brock, Nikki, Rachel, Brittany, Kyra, Ryan, Dezlun, nineteen great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

    Jean was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.  She enjoyed life, especially serving the Lord.  She was always the life of the party. Jean loved visiting with friends and family and especially participating in church activities, and posing for pictures. Jean enjoyed watching the Lifetime TV network and her favorite TV Pastor, Charles Stanley.

     Jean worked at Converse for 30 years as a seamstress. She was President of the Pembroke, NC VFW Woman's Auxiliary and a member of Pembroke Elders Group of Lumbee Tribe of NC.  Jean was also a Breast Cancer Survivor.

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Wanda Dial
   Posted Tue July 09, 2019
My Condolences for the family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers
Wanda Dial

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins
   Posted Wed July 10, 2019
Hoping that you will feel the Lord close to you today and that you will draw strength as He comforts you.

Thinking of your Family at this time.

Sonya Byers
   Posted Wed July 10, 2019
To my Aunt Jean’s family: I admired your strength in your mother’s final days. You displayed such care and concern for her as you discussed her treatment, comfort, and her wishes. I want to thank you for allowing us to share it with you. You welcomed us in so warmly even in that difficult time when your own hearts were breaking. When I entered the room and touched her arm, Aunt Jean, still beautiful and gracious, opened her eyes and thanked me for coming. I was truly humbled and will treasure that memory. Know that I am thinking of you all.

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