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Died Oct. 18, 2008

Ellen Loraine Yelverton, 78, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 18, 2008.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Dale Cemetery.

A native of Wayne County, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gurley Smith, and is survived by her husband, Lloyd Yelverton. She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Church of God.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Yelverton is survived by her five children, Mary and Ken Quick of Aberdeen; Dean and Kathy Combs of Goldsboro; Ricky and Sheila Yelverton of Goldsboro; Joey and Diane Yelverton of Garner; and Jeffrey and Sabrina Yelverton of Alabama. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren as well as 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jean Beagle of Dolan Springs, Ariz.; and 15 brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends Monday night from 7 until 9 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of Dean and Kathy Combs; 115 Farnsworth Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

Memorials may be made to the New Hope Church of God, 702 E. New Hope Road, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.


Published in Obituaries on October 19, 2008 6:18 AM