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Jerome Taylor Faulkner
  • 73 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 25, 1941
  • Date of passing: Jan 1, 2015
Let the memory of Jerome be with us forever

Jerome Taylor Faulkner, 73, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday January 1, 2015 at his home alongside his wife Dora Boyd Faulkner.

A native of Franklin Co., he was the son of the late Nathaniel Taylor Faulkner and Lucille Hoyle Faulkner. He was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and usher. He was a founding member of the Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department, serving as chief and President of the Board of Directors. He was an electrician by trade and worked at various places in the community.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 10, 2015 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by the Rev. Johnny Richards, Rev. Glenn Blackwell and Rev. Robert Blackwell. Burial will be in Mt. Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Surviving are two sons, Jerome T. Faulkner Jr. (Lela) and their children Heather Faulkner, Jake Faulkner, Mackenzie Beasley and Chason Beasley all of Newton Grove, Ricky Faulkner (Genie) and their children, Riggan and John Allen Faulkner all of Louisburg.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Cornwall Fire Department, % Mark Boyd, 9532 Cornwall Rd., Bullock, NC 27507, Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 2187 Mt. Creek Rd., Oxford, NC 27565 or to Vance Granville Community College Endowment Fund-Jerome and Dora Faulkner Memorial Scholarship- PO Box 917-Henderson, NC 27537 or Independent Animal Rescue-PO Box 14232-Durham, NC 27709-4232.

Visitation will be held Friday evening, January 9, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Lynn Kline on 26th January 2015

"My heart is breaking at the loss of two dear people that I consider friends.  I pray that the Lord keep you in his embrace as you work through this tragic loss.  And I rejoice in knowing that Jerome and Dora are in our Lord's presence and experiencing His unfailing love."

This tribute was added by alexa walker on 14th January 2015

"My heart aches for the loss of this beautiful couple, their family, and their community. My prayers are with you all. ~ Alexa Blekley Walker"

This tribute was added by Cassandra Champion on 10th January 2015

"We are truly sorry for the loss of an Amazing family.  May you rest in peace Jerome and Dora....we thank you for your service and the life that shared and the people that you touched.   We shall miss you.   Berea Fire Department
Chief Wayne and Casey Champion"

This tribute was added by Steve Robinette on 9th January 2015

"Prayers are with the family. We know for a fact Heaven must be pleased to welcome this man and his beautiful wife. I Like what the scripture says in Gods Holy Word. What God Puts together let no man put assunder. Well it appears to me the our Lord is still in control these two precious people are together. What the enemy meant for evil our Loving Lord will turn into good. Ecc3.16 tells us he will make all things beautiful in his time. May the peace of God be with the family
God Bless
Pastor Steve Robinette
Harvest Jubilee
Madison WV"

This tribute was added by annette barker on 9th January 2015

"my prayers  are with your family, thank you for all your emt calls you.did
god took you and ur wife home . i pray god will help heal your family and let them  know we all can see our love ones when jesus comes for us,"

This tribute was added by Tempie Forbes on 9th January 2015

"To the family of Jerome and Dora Faulkner,
We would to express our deepest sympathy for your loss.  Mr. Faulkner was a good customer and a good friend to us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
All of us at Morton & Sherman Imp. Co.  Oxford NC"

This tribute was added by patsy black on 9th January 2015

"Jerome,  i will miss  your laughter  and the light in your eyes when  you talked of your sons and your love of the fire department.   Thank you for making my   best friend happy and giving her  many happy days,    I will  miss the visits and talks.   Rest in Peace my friend."

This tribute was added by Suzanne Bartholomew-Mahaney on 8th January 2015

"My sympathies are with Jerome, Ricky and their families during this very sad occasion.  Jerome and Dora were such a sweet, loving couple.  My heart breaks to think that their lives have ended from this senseless tragedy.  I know they were so proud of their sons, and I pray that, in time, the family will be able to enjoy the many great memories made during their time together.  Thinking of you all and praying for comfort."

This tribute was added by AnnMarie DellaMorte on 8th January 2015

"I am so sorry to hear of this tragedy. Jerome & Dora were a pleasure to do business with and I will miss them. They were a couple of dear and caring individuals. My prayers are with their family ."

This tribute was added by mike harris on 8th January 2015

"We share your grief with passing of both of them.  Be assured our prayers have been with you in this loss of a family!  We will be praying for your comfort and working through this sad occassion!"

This tribute was added by James Hall on 7th January 2015

"We are so sorry for your loss.  How sad for their lives to end so tragically.  Our prayers are with the families.   James and Sandra Hall"


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