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Mr. Melvin Respers

February 5, 1969 ~ May 24, 2021 (age 52)


Mr. Melvin Respers, age 52, of 5849 Brambleton Avenue, Raleigh, departed this earthly life on Monday, May 24, 2021.

Graveside Service, 1 PM, Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Carolina Biblical Gardens, 1530 Creech Road, Garner.  Evangelist Jodi Gilliam, Officiating.  Public viewing, 12 Noon to 8 PM, Monday, May 31, 2021 at the funeral home.  

Mr. Respers was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin DeRamus, daughter, Shiaisia Qwaniece “Asia” Respers and sister, Lora Ann Respers.

Survivors: wife, Shondell Mitchell Respers of the home; daughter, Charmeesha Respers and Andrea Mitchell both of Raleigh; son, Cortez Respers of Raleigh; mother, Delores Respers of Vandemere, NC; sisters; Patricia Respers of Raleigh, Regina Respers of Vandemere, Patricia Hutton of Brooklyn, NY, Jeannean Fernandez and Rosa Ross both of Alabama; brothers, James Respers of Vandemere, Curtis Respers of Brooklyn, NY, Jimmy DeRamus, Benjamin DeRamus, Jr, Kelvin DeRamus, and Andre DeRamus all of Alabama and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Public Viewing
May 31, 2021

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Steven L Lyons Funeral Home
1515 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610

Graveside Service
June 1, 2021

1:00 PM
Carolina Biblical Gardens
1530 Creech Road
Garner, NC 27529

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