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Julia A. Leviner

September 6, 1945 ~ November 19, 2022


Julia Anzie (Brown) Leviner, 77, went to her eternal home on November 19, 2022 at home in the presence of family.  Julia was born in Bladenboro, NC on September 6, 1945 to the late, Othie and Anzie (Wells) Brown.

She was preceded in death by her father, Othie; mother, Anzie; and brothers, Phillip, Edward, and Morris Brown.

She is survived by her husband, Pastor Gary W. Leviner, Sr; daughter, Melissa (Bertram) Gibbs of Boston, MA; sons, Scott Cribb, Gary Leviner, Jr. (Lisa) and Troy Leviner (Rhonda) all of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jonathan Cribb (Laura) of Linden, Jordan Cribb, Kayleigh Cribb, Takoma Williams, Ronald Leviner, Steve Leviner, Timothy Leviner, Troy Leviner, Jr., Summer Leviner, Steven (Hannah) Price of Fayetteville, NC and Gabrielle Gibbs of Boston MA;  great-grandchildren, Everly, Laiklyn, Ronald, Kanan, Hudson, Kaydence and family and sister, Wanda Brown Arnold of Anderson, SC.

Julia was a loving and faithful wife who was always by Gary’s side.  She loved the Lord and her life was devoted to serving Him unwaveringly.  She, along with Gary, nurtured a decade’s long ministry for the Lord that included building Jesus First Church.  She loved her family, loved her Church family, singing gospel songs, listening to Gary play his guitar, fishing at the beach, working with her flowers in her yard, making her house a home, and her puppies, Baron and Duke.  She was a wonderful example of a Christian woman, mother, grandmother and First Lady of Jesus First Church.  She will be missed by so many and those whose life she touched in the Lord’s work.

Visitation will be Sunday evening, November 27th from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Rogers and Breece Funeral Home at 500 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301.  Funeral service will be Monday, November 28th at 1:00pm at Jesus First Church, 7467 Camden Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306.

If so desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Jesus First Church 7467 Camden Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306.

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