06/01/08 — JESTINE J. ELMORE

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Died May 21, 2008

CLINTON -- Jestine "Jake" Jackson Elmore, 81, 516 Stewart Ave., died Wednesday at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.

The funeral was May 23 at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Ron Cava officiated. Interment was in Clinton Cemetery.

A Sampson County native, she was the daughter of the late Emmitt and Docia Jackson.

She was a homemaker, member of First Baptist Church and taught Sunday school for 40 years.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Delbridge A. Jackson.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Dewey P. Elmore of the home; a son, Stephen Elmore and wife, Barbara, of Clinton; a daughter, Sherrie Elmore Cogdell and husband, George Cogdell, of Goldsboro; a son, John E. Elmore and wife, Jennifer, of Greenville; a sister, Nida B. Parson of Roseboro; and nine grandchildren, Amy Elmore, Eric Elmore, Ed Cogdell, Caroline Cogdell, Ben Cogdell, Jenny Elmore, Jack Elmore, Joseph Elmore and Janey Elmore.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 408 College St., Clinton 28328 or to the charity of one's choice.


Published in Obituaries on June 1, 2008 1:32 PM