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William Allen Drayton

August 12, 1937 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 84)


WHITEVILLE—William Allen Drayton, 84, of 352 Stewart Circle, Whiteville, died Friday, March 18, 2022, at his home.

The funeral will be 1:00 PM Saturday, March 26, at Love Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 1763 Millie-Christine Road, Whiteville, by Rev. James L. Smith.  Burial will be in the Chestnut Cemetery

Viewing will be at Peoples Funeral Chapel Friday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM and at the church Saturday one hour prior to the service.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Chestnut Drayton; daughter, Joyce Hatcher of Whiteville; sons, Willie Drayton of Pennsylvania, Vincent Drayton and Robert Drayton of Whiteville, Michael Drayton and Jeffrey Drayton of New Jersey; sisters, Willie Mae McKoy, Macie Swindell, Gracie Powell, Shirley Jones, Veora Holland, and Drucilla Smith; brothers, Floyd Drayton and Leon Drayton of Pennsylvania, and Horace Drayton of Clarkton, NC.

A service of Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville

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 Service Program


March 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville
707 Vinson Blvd. PO Box 796
Whiteville, NC 28472

Funeral Service
March 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Love Grove Free Will Baptist Church (Pinelog Road, Whiteville)

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