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Farro Best, Jr.

January 22, 1945 ~ March 28, 2020 (age 75)


We, the staff and management of Charles Edwards Funeral Home mourn with our staff member Rev. Mike Best, Jr. and The Best Family in the passing of his great uncle and their loved one, Mr. Farro Best, Jr. of 2347 Brock Ave, Winterville NC who transitioned on Saturday March 28, 2020.

Mr. Best was born on January 22, 1945 to the late Farro, Sr. and Gladys Oliver Best in Pitt County NC, He attended Henry Abbott Technical School. In 1962, Mr. Best joined the Army were he served two years. He was employed by J.H. Hudson for 20 years and later employed by Apac Construction until his health begin to decline. Mr. Best retired from Apac Constructuion as a cement finisher.

Mr. Best Joined Free Spirit Holiness Church under the leadership of Pastor Frank Connor where he served as a steward.

In addition to his parents Mr. Best is preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Best Hawkins; Two brothers, Johnnie Lee "Bob" Best and Jimmie Lee Best.

Mr. Best Is survived by his loving and devoted wife; Mrs. Mancy Jackson Best of the home; One Step-Son; Octavius Barfield of Winterville NC, Two Step-Daughters, Rev. Kimley Harris (Bobby), and Tammy Barfield both of Greenville, NC. 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; One sister, Vergie Marie Best of Winterville, NC; Five brothers-in-law and Eight sisters-in-law; A Devoted Niece, Katie Best Taylor affectionally known as "Nugie" of Greenville NC and a devoted grandson; Damarion Clemons along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The Homegoing Celebration will be Sunday April 5, 2020 at 1:00pm at Free Spirit Holiness Church with Pastor Frank Connor, Officiating. Interment will follow in Homestead Memorial Gardens.  A walk through viewing will be held Saturday April 4, 2020 from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at Charles Edwards Funeral Home. 

Please keep this family in your thoughts and prayers during this time. 

*Due to COVID-19,the governor has asked all funeral service gatherings to be no more than 50 people. Please check with the family to see if you are invited and for further details. Also if you feel unwell or display symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you please stay home for the safety of yourself and others. It is the commitment of Charles Edwards Funeral Home to make all services as safe as possible for the people and community at large*

The Best Family has entrusted Professional and Caring Services to Charles Edwards Funeral Home, Ayden


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April 4, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Charles Edwards Funeral Home & Cremations
5426 Front Lane NC HWY 11 South
Ayden, NC 28513

Funeral Service
April 5, 2020

1:00 PM
Free Spirit Holy Church
2789 Old Creek Rd
Greenville, NC 27834

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
April 5, 2020

Homestead Memorial Gardens
4251 E 10th St
Greenville, NC 27858

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