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Carlene Spear Hatem

August 3, 1942 ~ February 10, 2017 (age 74)

Carlene Spear Hatem, 74, of Goldsboro passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.


The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.  A graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.


Mrs. Hatem was born August 3, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Carl and Mildred Spear. 


She is survived by her husband, Laurence “Larry” Hatem; son, Paul Hatem of Dudley; two daughters, Debra Williams and husband, Johnny of Goldsboro and Karen Paynter and husband, Richard of Creedmoor; brother, Paul Spear of Florida; four grandchildren, David Williams, Kristen Paynter, Nick Hatem and Ryan Paynter; and two great grandchildren, Payton and Nicholas.


She was preceded in death by her son, Larry Hatem Jr.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro.



 Service Information

February 14, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Graveside Service
February 14, 2017

12:30 PM
Wayne Memorial Park
2925 US 117
Dudley, NC 28333

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