Elaine D. Coburn

Published 10:45 am Tuesday, May 3, 2016

WINTON, NC – Elaine Doughtie Coburn, age 67, died on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Coburn was born in Bertie County on July 6, 1948, a daughter of the late W. Howard and Genevieve B. Doughtie. She was a graduate of Ahoskie High School and later attended UNC-G. Elaine was a member of First Baptist Church of Ahoskie.

With 46 years alongside the love of her life, she enjoyed several decades of accomplished success in the furniture business before working full time with Coburn Forest Products.

Her most treasured possessions were God, family and friends. In recent years, many fond memories were created with her family and friends through get togethers, traveling and small intimate moments. She touched so many lives in so many ways; whether you knew her for a day or a decade, she always left you full of joy.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Ronald E. Coburn; her son, Mark E. Coburn and wife, Elise; five grandchildren, Breanna and Avery Coburn, Anna, Vince and Audrey Selph of Edenton, NC; and two sisters, Betty D. Jones of Aulander, NC, and Janet Scott and husband, Hal of Winton, NC.

A celebration of life memorial service was held at Garrett Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel on Sunday, May 1, 2016 with the Rev. Steven Moore officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 11 S. Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27603 or any charitable organization of your choice.

Garrett Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel handled the arrangements for the Coburn family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.