CLINTON — Mr. James Willis Ammons, 90, of 1547 Indiantown Road, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, at Holly Grove Holiness Church with the Rev. Dr. Randy Simmons and bishop Wilbert Ammons officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Ammons was born in Sampson County, and was the son of the late Bill Simmons and Viola Ammons and the widower of Doretha Bledsole Ammons. He was retired from Lundy Packing Company with 31 years of service and was a member of Holly Grove Holiness Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Ammons was preceded in death by two sons, Herbert Melvin Ammons, Howard Ammons and eight brothers and sisters.
Mr. Ammons is survived by three sons, Nelson Ammons, Danny Ammons, Bobby Ammons; one daughter, Doris Morales; a special grandson, Cody; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a special dog, Rex.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Holly Grove Holiness Church and at other times at the home of his son, Nelson Ammons on 1150 Indiantown Road, Clinton.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.
Arrangements are by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville St., Clinton.