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Emily Marie (Eakes) Bohanon

August 22, 1941 ~ June 21, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old


EMILY MARIE EAKES BOHANON, age 81, of 308 Reams Avenue, Roxboro, NC died Wednesday night, June 21, 2023, at Person Memorial Hospital.     

Mrs. Bohanon was born August 22, 1941 in Person County, NC, daughter of the late Roy and Florence Hamlett Eakes and was wife of the late Roy Woody Bohanon, Jr.  She was retired as a self-employed cosmetologist, previously worked at Yesterday’s Interiors and was of the Baptist faith. 

Mrs. Bohanan enjoyed NASCAR, working, traveling, shopping, antiques, and her flowers.

Surviving is her son, Selvin Bohanon, of Roxboro, eight grandchildren, Marcus Grant, Rebecca Bohanon, Tracey Bohanon, Dusty Wayne Bohanon, Nikki Nichols, Whitney Best, Josh Bohanan and Kayle Bohanon, and eleven great-grandchildren.    

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Bohanon is preceded in death by a son, Todd Bohanon, grandson, Wyatt Carver, sisters, Norma Jean Shelton, Sylvia Dixon, and brother, Robert Eakes. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm Saturday, June 24, 2023 in the Strickland and Jones Funeral Services Chapel with the Rev. Victor Blackwell officiating.   Interment will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and guests for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home. 

Pallbearers will be Nicholas Best, Dusty Wayne Bohanon, Kayle Bohanon, Marcus Grant, Jack Long, Jr. and Timothy Nichols.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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June 24, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573

Funeral Service
June 24, 2023

2:00 PM
Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services
1810 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573


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