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Celebrating the life of....Devon Antwayne Paylor




September 5, 1968 - December 10, 2020

Funeral Service: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

11:00 am

Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church

9112 Bethel Hickory Grove Church Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516


Remembrance of Him

Devon Paylor, the son of the late Lena Mae Atwater Paylor was born on September 5, 1968, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. On December 10, 2020, he quietly transitioned into his heavenly home.


Devon attended Chapel Hill-Carrboro City school system. He graduated from Chapel Hill Senior High School with the class of 1986. Shortly after graduation he started working at UNC– Hospitals as a Dietician Assistance. He was gainfully employed there for twenty-four years, prior to retirement. Devon enjoyed cooking and watching football and basketball. He was a die-hard Dallas “Cowboys” and UNC “Tarheels” fan. He never missed a UNC men’s basketball game. He was so passionate about the “Tarheels”; you could not tell him, he was not the coach! Devon will be remembered for his love for music, his free spirit and hard work ethics.

Devon’s memories will forever be cherished by his one and only daughter, Antanika Edwards of Mebane, NC; one sister , Linda Fearrington of Chapel Hill, NC; two nieces, Kimberly (Ryan) Fearrington-Rountree of Chapel Hill, NC and Vilita (Eugene) Worthy of Durham, NC; one nephew, Norman “BJ” Fearrington of Brooklyn, NY; one aunt, Laura Dukes of Chapel Hill, NC, a long time partner, Lisa Rios of Snow Camp, NC and a host of great nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.





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