Mr. Albert Lee Artis, 72, of Wilson, NC, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
An hour of remembrance is scheduled for Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 12:00 noon at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway.
A public viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, April 27, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon prior to the hour of remembrance also at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD; with a public viewing prior to the graveside service from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 am in the chapel of Fort Lincoln Funeral Home also located at 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD.
Preceding him in death were: his parents, Nathaniel and Ruthie Barnes Artis; two brothers, Karl D. Artis, Sr. and Nathaniel Artis, Jr.
Cherished memories are left to: his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Veronica Artis; two sons, Albert L. Artis, Jr. (Jacqueline) of Greenbelt, MD, and Christopher J. Artis (Carrie) of Frederick, MD; three grand children, Kai, Kendall, and Christopher J., II; four sisters, Thelma Artis of Raleigh, NC, Dollie Love of Hyattsville, MD, Linda Artis of Fremont, NC, and Shirley Pate (Leon) of Forestville, MD; four brothers, Johnny Artis of Goldsboro, NC, Bobbie Artis of Fremont, NC, Cheotis Arits (Brenda) of Wilson, NC, and William Artis (Alicia) of Goldsboro, NC; mother-in-law, Lula Mae Sutton of Pikeville, NC; four sisters-in-law, Gloria Yancey (Pastor Chris) of Wilson, NC, Brenda Jacobs (Eddie) of Bowie, MD, Pastor Diane Cooper (Bishop James) of Chester, VA, and Jennifer Sutton of Rocky Mount, NC; four brothers-in-law, Chester Sutton of Fremont, NC, Bishop William Sutton (Elder Deborah) of New Rochelle, NY, Pastor Mark Sutton (Debbie) of Wilson, NC, and Kelly Sutton of Wilson, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, North Carolina 27893 and Fort Lincoln Funeral Home, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD.
Condolences may be posted to www.stevensfamilyfuneralhome.com or faxed to 252-991-5849 or to 301.864.3277.
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