"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." (II Timothy 4:7)
Mrs. Bobbie Seay Croom, age 72, of 304 North Alabama Avenue, Goldsboro, NC departed her earthly life on Monday, December 30, 2013, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC.
Bobbie was born in Wayne County on November 17, 1941 to the late Mr. Junius Seay and Mrs. Syvilla Wilson Seay.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Croom; six siblings, Samuel Seay, Ethel Bonner, Theodore Seay, Lafayette Seay, Christine Seay and Betty Jean Seay; and one child, Lillie Bell Croom.
Bobbie attended Dillard High School and graduated in the class of 1960.
After graduation, she traveled to New York where she started to work.
Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. from the McIntyre Funeral Home – Memorial Chapel, 900 South George Street, Goldsboro, NC. Pastor Thomasine Cowan will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Willowdale Cemetery, 306 East Elm Street, Goldsboro, NC.
Also, a public viewing will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., in the Apostle D. L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel, 900 South George Street, Goldsboro, NC.
Mrs. Croom leaves to cherish her loving and precious memories to: her sons, Raymond Wilson and wife, Kimberly of Virginia Beach, VA. and Howard Croom of Goldsboro, NC; her daughter, Jadie Deal; fourteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph Seay and Billie Seay; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
At other times, the family will receive friends and other family members at the residence of Mr. Howard Croom, 308 Kennon Court, Goldsboro, North Carolina. On Saturday, January 4, 2014, the family and friends will assemble one hour prior, at 8:50 a.m., at the residence in preparation for the funeral procession.
Flowers may be sent to McIntyre Funeral Home, 900 South George Street, Goldsboro, NC beginning on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cards, Love-Grams and Condolences may be faxed to McIntyre Funeral Home and Florist at 919-731-4338 or posted on line at www.mcintyrefuneralhomes.com.