Jacqueline Barnhill Earley

Published 8:22 pm Friday, May 6, 2011

TRAP – Jacqueline Barnhill Earley, age 82 of Trap, died Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

She was born October 14, 1928 in Pitt County to the late Nathan Claudius Barnhill and Lydia Marcelle Carson and was the wife of the late Donald Jackson Earley.

She graduated from East Carolina University, was a Home Economist thru the Cooperative Extension of Hertford County, taught at Ahoskie High School and then taught at Bertie Academy which later became Lawrence Academy. She worked at Bertie County Nutrition site where she loved to teach games and helped deliver meals to Seniors; she was very active in Mars Hill Baptist Church and in the Church of Christ. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at Mars Hill Baptist Church. Rev. Bob Johnson will officiate.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: a son, James Michael Earley and his wife, Barbara, of Cofield; and daughters, Juanita Earley Fleming and her husband, George, of Concorde and Susan Lynn Earley of Trap; a sister, Marcella Jenkins of Robersonville; a brother, Dr. Alton Barnhill of Topeka, KS; a sister in law, Nancy Blanton Earley of Knightdale; grandchildren, Benjamin Fleming, Sarah Fleming, Katherine Earley, Jacqueline Earley, Jackson Earley and Betsy John Lane; and great grandchildren, Avery and Lucy Fleming.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Donald Jackson Earley, Jr.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 7 at the home, 1306 Meadow Road, Trap and at the church following the service on Sunday.

Memorials may be made to Mars Hill Baptist Church, 1325 Meadow Rd., Colerain, NC  27924.

Friends and family may send online condolences to www.garrettjonesfh.com

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Earley family.