Nora J. Newbern

Published 9:12 am Tuesday, May 28, 2013

COLERAIN – Nora Jones Newbern, 93, of Morris Ford Road, Colerain, died Wednesday May 22, 2013 at Ahoskie House.

She was born in Hertford County on April 25, 1920 to the late Thomas and Nora Ellis Jones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elton Newbern.

Mrs. Newbern was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She worked for Belk’s as a sales associate. She was a member of Mars Hill Baptist for over 20 years, and a member of the woman’s sewing club.

Graveside services were held Saturday May 25, 2013 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Colerain by the Rev. Billy Presley and the Rev. Preston Jernigan.

Survivors include her son, Dr. Elton Newbern and wife, Ann, of Enfield; daughters, Betty Ham and husband, Tom, of Wilson, and Donna Dunlow and husband, Sidney, of Colerain; six grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to Mars Hill Baptist Church, 1325 Meadow Rd, Colerain, NC 27924; or the Trap Fire Dept, 404 Meadow Rd, Colerain, NC 27924

Online condolences may be directed to  Walker Funeral Home, Windsor, is serving the Newbern family.