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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 293PA02

FILED: 2 MAY 2003

MICHAEL A. COLOMBO, Administrator CTA of the Estate of HAZEL PILAND STEVENSON, Deceased

    v.

GEORGE M. STEVENSON, III, HAZEL S. BRANCH, HOWELL W. BRANCH, BETSY BRANCH LEWIS, WESLEY STEVEN BRANCH and SUSAN STEVENSON

    On discretionary review pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-31 of a unanimous decision of the Court of Appeals, 150 N.C. App. 163, 563 S.E.2d 591 (2002), reversing and remanding a judgment entered 13 March 2001 by Judge Clifton W. Everett, Jr., in Superior Court, Pitt County. Heard in the Supreme Court 9 April 2003.
    Gaylord, McNally, Strickland, Snyder & Holscher, L.L.P., by Danny D. McNally and Emma Stallings Holscher, for defendant-appellants George M. Stevenson, III, and Susan Stevenson.

    Alexander Ralston, Speckhard & Speckhard, L.L.P., by Donald K. Speckhard, for defendant-appellees Hazel S. Branch, Howell W. Branch, Betsy Branch Lewis, and Wesley Stevenson Branch.

    PER CURIAM.

    AFFIRMED.

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