Mrs. Evelin Joyce Carter Bailey, 69, passed away Tuesday morning, April 11, 2017. A native of Greene County, she was born April 25, 1947, the daughter of William Fred and Isabell Carter. Mrs. Bailey had retired from Wayne Memorial Hospital and was a longtime member of the Snow Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Mrs. Bailey’s surviving family includes her husband, Hardie Bailey; daughters, Ronda Bray and special friend, Trelawny Harris of Snow Hill, and Angie Bray Smith and husband, Jay of Kinston; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Aiden, and Kyndall; great-grandchildren, Anna and Ivey; and sisters, Katie Harrell of Snow Hill and Margaret Harrell of Wilson.

A service of remembrance and celebration will be held 7 PM Thursday, April 13, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with Reverend Ronnie Heath officiating. Committal Services will be held 10:30 AM Friday, April 14, at the Snow Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening following the service and other times at Mrs. Bailey’s residence in Snow Hill. Flowers, specifically potted plants which she liked because they lived on, are welcome or memorials to the American Cancer Society are encouraged in her memory.

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