Ella M. Harvey

Published 4:43 pm Saturday, May 15, 2010

By Staff
Mrs. Ella Mae Minix Harvey, 90, of Terra Ceia community, went to be with our Lord on May 7, 2010 at home with two of her daughters at her side. Ella was born May 19, 1919 to the late George and Lucinda Minix.
Family will meet friends at Leon Randolph Funeral Home, Friday, May 14, 2010 from 7 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be at Temple of Jesus Christ, Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 1 p.m. officiated by Pastor Reginald Saunders; with viewing one hour before the service. Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Washington, NC.
She joined First Baptist Church of Terra Ceia at an early age and dedicated her life to serving God and church. Over the years she has served as Usher, Senior Choir President, Willing Worker’s Club Vice-President, Youth Choir Leader, secretary, treasurer, Sunday school teacher, Union/sister Association delegate, Sunday School Superintendent, and Mother of the church. She was also a member of the Hyde County Association.
To cherish her memory: six daughters, Dorothy (Ernest) Bryant, Terra Ceia, NC, Pastor Gloria (Bishop Wondell) Johnson, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Etta Mae Satterthwaite, Washington, NC, Ellene (Charles) Roberson, Pleasantville, NJ, Emily Bowen and Beverly (Ronald) Roach, Winterville, NC; Three sons, William T. (Barbara), Washington, NC, William M. (Romaine) Clemmons, NC, and Joseph (Cynthia), Farmville, NC; Five special children, Willie W. Simpson, Woodbridge, NJ, Irene (Minix) Westbrook, Peterburg, Va., Leroy Simpson, Zebulon, NC, and Archie L. Minix, Sr., Chesapeake, Va. and Hattie McCarvin, Newark, Delaware; Two Sisters, Catherine White, Chesapeake, Va. and Beatrice Minix, Norfolk, Va.; 22 Grandchildren; 59 Great-grandchildren and a special grandchild: Karen Bryant; Four sister-in-laws, Maybelle Satterthwaite, Terra Ceia, NC, Olivia Whitaker and Sadie Harvey of Philadelphia, Pa. and Katie Bond, Orange, NJ; and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.
Services entrusted to Leon Randolph Funeral Home.
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