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Lynn Brewer

Lynn Taylor Brewer

Died Nov. 3, 2018

Lynn Taylor Brewer, 61, Lucama, died Nov. 3, 2018.

Funeral will be Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Drive, Wilson, followed by a time of visiting and sharing.

Surviving is her loving husband, Mark A. Brewer; mother, Doris Moore Taylor of Fremont; stepdaughter, Harley Brewer of Middlesex; stepson, Christopher Brewer of Washington; stepgrandchild, Brayden Kase Brewer of Middlesex; mother-in-law, Carolyn Williams (Richard) of Lucama; father-in-law, Wiley Brewer of Wilson; sisters-in-law, Tami Brewer Barbee (Jon) of Lucama, and Brenda Mayberry Taylor of Pine Level; nieces, Taylor Barbee of Wilmington and Robin Edgerton of Pine Level; nephews, Trevor and Cole Williamson of Lucama, Jacy Barbee of Colorado and Robby Edgerton of Tennessee.

Lynn was preceded in death by her father, Vernice L. Taylor; a brother, Richard Taylor, and beloved dog, Sage.

She was the oldest of two and loved being so. Some of her best memories included special times she spent on the farm and enjoying the neighborhood pool with all her friends.

She attended Fremont Elementary School, Norwayne Middle School and graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School. She later attended Wayne Community College and graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in elementary education. She was the first member of her family to earn a college degree, and her family was very proud of her accomplishment.

In the summer of 1996, she met a handsome young man at Southern National Speedway, and their conversations were not always agreeable as each had an opinion of who was a favorite driver in the Late Model Division. That was the beginning of a long and loving relationship that lasted for over 21 years as they were happily married on July 26, 1997.

She retired from Pitt County Schools after 31 years in June, 2011. Most of those years were dedicated to Falkland Elementary. Her last few years were spent as an instructional coach, where she continued to mentor and inspire teachers.

Memorials are suggested to Wilson Animal Shelter, 4001 Airport Drive, N.W., Wilson, N.C., 27896.

The family will be at the home of Carolyn Williams, mother of Mark Brewer.

Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr. N., Wilson, (252)-237-7171, www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.


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John Merritt

Died Nov. 4, 2018

John Edward Merritt Jr., 78,124 Macon Morrisey Road, died Sunday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

A private service will be held at a later date.

He was born in Sampson County, to John E. Merritt Sr. and Jannie Fryar Morrisey.

Arrangements by Garris Funeral Home.