MARY E. BRILEY BETHEL - Mary Elizabeth "Peggy" Gooch Briley, 72, of Bethel died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Carlisle Funeral Home with the Rev. Walter Summerlin officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.
Mrs. Briley was preceded in death by her husbands, Melvin Gooch and Enoch "Buddy" Briley; a sister, Dorothy Fridley; a brother, Bud Tew; and her father, Letos Tew.
She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 7032.
Briley is survived by two daughters, Betty Richardson Mills Luper of Bethel and Carolyn Gooch King Miller of Plymouth; three sons, Curtis Wayne Gooch of Bethel, Brian Lee Gooch Sr. of Durham and Kenneth Raye Gooch Sr. of Conetoe; her mother, Louise Newsome Tew of Tarboro; two sisters, Carol Staton Sawyer of Plymouth and Patricia Tew Williams of Lexington; two brothers, Mickey Tew of Roseboro and Bobby Tew of Pinetops; and adopted son/nephew, Donnie Fridley; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Carlisle Funeral Home and other times at the home of Betty Luper in Bethel.