HAVELOCK - Janice Bailey Poythress Ellsworth, 68, of Havelock, rose to heaven peacefully at her home on November 11, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, George Ellsworth; her daughter, Teresa Poythress Clark of Havelock; her son, Keith Wallace Poythress of Havelock; as well as grandchildren, Danielle Renee' Poythress, Tracey Diane Poythress and Makayla Poythress. She joins her parents, Ruby Bonnie Bailey and "Red" Bailey, and her beloved brothers, William Ezel Bailey and Joseph Bailey.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Cotten Chapel. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2012, in the Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, 205 Dogwood Dr., Rocky Mount, N.C.
Memorial donations may be made to Craven County Hospice, P. O. Drawer 12610, New Bern, NC 28561.
Online condolences may be made to the Ellsworth family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.