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James Oliver Bland

July 21, 1948 ~ April 20, 2020 (age 71)

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WHITEVILLE—James Oliver Bland, 71, of 1408 Union Valley Road, Whiteville, died Monday, April 20, at his residence.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

A graveside service, for immediate family only, will be 1:00 PM Saturday, April 25, at Hallsboro Memorial Park, 1361 Hallsboro Road South, Hallsboro, by Rev. Maria Lacewell.

Walk-through viewing will be at Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville Friday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

Surviving are his wife, Mamie Boone Bland; sisters, Retha Allen of Riegelwood, Maria Lacewell and Diane Pyatt of Bolton, Merita Graham of Delco, Brenda Freeman of Hallsboro, and Iris McKoy of Durham; brothers, Larry Bland of Whiteville and Randy McKoy of Durham; and a grandson, Roman Bland of the home.

A service of Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville


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 Service Program


April 24, 2020

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville
707 Vinson Blvd. PO Box 796
Whiteville, NC 28472

Graveside Service
April 25, 2020

1:00 PM
Hallsboro Memorial Park, Hallsboro Road South, Hallsboro

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