Javis Renfrow

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Oct. 28, 1940 — Feb. 10, 2018

Javis “Jay” Renfrow, 77, of Wilson, formerly of Kenly, passed away Saturday. His funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Entombment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. LaVan Phillips and Rev. Wallace Renfrow will officiate.

The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

Javis is survived by his wife, Shirley Lancaster Renfrow, of the home; his stepdaughters, Kimberly Baker and husband Greg of Sims, and Dana Vick and husband Rickie of Wilson; his step-grandchildren, Lindsey and Wesley Lamm, and Katie and Taylor Baker; his brother, Valton Renfrow, and wife, Jaymerle of Clayton; and a niece, Kim Renfrow.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Elsie Renfrow.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made in Javis’ honor to the National Ataxia Foundation, 600 Highway 169 South, Suite 1725, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55426.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www.joyners.net.