Gretchen Poole Ousnamer, 92, of Kinston, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was a long time member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Kinston.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard "Jack" Ousnamer; parents, John Henry and Mary H. Poole; brothers, John, Jonas and Reid Poole; sisters, Hazel Grant, Effie Bishop, Buleah McDonald and Anna Pierce.
Survivors include her daughter, Margaret Rogers and husband Al of Kinston; son, Melvin Reid Ousnamer and wife Helen Gray of Lucama; sister, Mary Boyette of Kinston; grandchildren, John Foss, Michael Rogers, Christopher Rogers and wife Velina, Kristin Yates, Brandon Pressly and wife Bobbie, Dwayne Baker and wife Krystal; great-grandchildren, Jordyn Alexander, Tori Rogers, Madison Rogers, Rayleigh Goff and Nicholas Rogers; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Garner Funeral Home with the visitation to follow and other times at the home of her daughter, 2201 Riley Road, Kinston. Burial will be on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Poole Family Cemetery. Arrangements are by Garner Funeral Home.