Lucy H. Fortescue

Published 9:48 am Thursday, November 13, 2008

By Staff
Lucy Hope Fortescue, 52, of the Sladesville Community in Hyde County died Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at the home of her parents.
Born November 29, 1955 in Beaufort County, she was the daughter of Frank Wahab Fortescue, Jr. and Edna Earl Pittman Fortescue, who survive. She was a graduate of St. Andrews College in Laurinburg where she received her degree in History and a minor in Social Work. She later attended East Carolina University. She worked for a number of years as a paralegal with the Law Firm of Dixon, ’Doub &Duffus She later worked with the County of Pitt for a number of years and then spent some time working in geriatric care with the Hyde County Department of Social Services. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and served as pianist in her early years.
A funeral service will be held at the graveside in Epworth United Methodist Church Cemetery at 2 p. m. on Friday.. Steve Bryan. Lay Speaker will officiate.
Surviving in addition to her parents are two sisters, Laura F. Willis and husband, Rocky of Sladesville and Dottie L. Fortescue of Sladesville. Two nephews, Nick Klapp and wife, Nikki and Vincent B. Berry II all of Washington.
The family suggests that memorials be directed to Marion Shephard Cancer Center, 1209 Brown Street, Washington, N. C. 27889.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service and other times at her parent‘s home, 865 Sladesville Road, Scranton, N.C. 27875,
Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter where online sympathy expressions may be sent to
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