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Reverend Marjaree (Desmond) Heath

August 26, 1929 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 91)


Reverend Marjaree Desmond Heath, 91, of Goldsboro went to her heavenly home Friday morning, May 28, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family.


Homegoing service will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.  Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at 104 Tinder Place in Goldsboro.


She was born in Lenoir County on August 26, 1929 to the late John Lewis “Booster” and Betty Harper Desmond.


Rev. Heath is survived by one son, Tommie Heath and wife, Debbie of Goldsboro; two daughters, Emma Jane Capps of Goldsboro and Linda Jones and husband, Reverend Bobby Jones of Eagle River, Alaska; 14 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. “Shorty” Heath; one son, Dennis Earl Heath; one daughter, Linda Faye Heath; one sister, Christine Brown and husband, Sargent Brown Jr. and her son-in-law, Reverend Leslie “Skipper” Capps.


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




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Funeral Service


June 2, 2021

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Homegoing Service
June 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Howell Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel
1500 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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