Francis A. ‘Pinkie’ Jefferson, Jr., 72, of Wilson, died Friday. Funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 9, 2009 at First Christian Church. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, the Rev. Joshua M.K. Goocey will officiate. Surviving are his wife, Winifred T. ‘Wimpy’ Jefferson; three sons, F.A. ‘Pinkie’ Jefferson, III and wife, Alesia, of Wilmington, W.B. ‘Monte’ Jefferson and wife, Tracy, of Wendell, and Michael G. Jefferson and wife, Kelley, of Wilmington; five granddaughters, Alex Jefferson, Porter Jefferson, Camryn Jefferson, Mackenzie Jefferson, and Maeson Jefferson; two grandsons, F.A. ‘Frank’ Jefferson, IV, and W.B. ‘Monte’ Jefferson, Jr.; two sisters, Lydia Porter and husband, John, of Jacksonville, FL, and Mabel Whitley and husband, John, of Wilson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Augustus and Mabel Amerson Jefferson. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway and at other times will be at 1311 Lakeside Dr., Wilson. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory may be directed to the American Lung Association, 3801 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 190, Raleigh, NC 27607. Condolences may be directed to Tags: 1958

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