Sylvester Lee Williamson

Published: Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 03:38 PM.

Sylvester Lee Williamson, 68, of 216 Sanders Lane, Havelock, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

He served in the Marine Corps, earning the Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation and Citation, Southeast Asia Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and was honorably discharged with 22 years of service. He was employed at Walmart in Morehead City.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hyman Chapel AME Zion Church with the Rev. L.H. Godette, officiating.

Burial with military honors is noon Tuesday at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville.

He is survived by his wife, Deveria Ann Moore Williamson of the home; one son, Rodney Williamson of Durham; one daughter, Tiffany Williamson of Clayton; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Oscar’s Mortuary.



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