Jimmy Lee Etters

Published 10:43 am Wednesday, October 26, 2011

WINTON – Jimmy Lee Etters, age 68, passed away Monday, October 24, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC.

Jimmy was born on July 17, 1943 in Gates County, a son of the late Robert Franklin and Mildred Greene Etters.  He was retired as a crane and fork lift operator for EastCo Aluminum in Winton, and was a member of Winton Baptist Church.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Gladys Gardner Etters of Winton; two sons, Bobby Lee Etters of Eure and Robbie Etters of Conway; sisters, Carolyn “Peggy” Pierce of Eure, and Sheila Boone and Ramona Pitts, both of Franklin, VA; a brother, Langston Etters of Eure; and three grandchildren, Gabriel Etters, Kathryn Etters and Ethan Etters.  He was predeceased by a grandson, Hunter Lee Etters.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2011 at Winton Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Futrell officiating.  Burial will follow at the homeplace in Gates County.

The family will receive friends at the home of Langston Etters, 12 Little Island Road, Eure, NC., at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 27.

Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.

Garrett-Jones Funeral Home of Ahoskie is serving the Etters family.