Ada Cleek

Mrs. Ada Martha Cleek, 91, of the Crystal community died Nov. 28, 2017, at Union City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Southerland officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Crystal.
The family will receive friends from 9 until 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Cecil Clayton, Garrett Matheny, Randy Barnes, Justin Wiles and Jimmy Lane Barnes.
The family requests memorials be sent to: The Order of the Eastern Star or Daughters of American Revolution.
She was born on Dec. 16, 1925, in Union City, daughter of the late Fred and Aladar (Easterwood) Barnes. She married Thomas Leon Cleek Sr. on Dec. 26, 1945. He preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 2007.
She was retired from Sears and H & R Block where she worked for 25 years. She was a member of Antioch Union United Methodist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of American Revolution.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Robert Peterson of Whiteville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Thomas Leon Cleek Jr. of Milan, and Jimmy Allen and Ruth Cleek of Newbern; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Jimmy Barnes; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Jill Cleek; four sisters; and two brothers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.
Published 11.30.17

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