• 28°

Verma W. Baynor

Mrs. Verma Jean Waters Baynor, age 67, a resident of 14321 U.S. Highway 264 E., Pinetown, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington, officiated by Dennis R. Davis. A private entombment will take place later at Pamlico Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.

Mrs. Baynor was born in Beaufort County on Aug. 22, 1951. daughter of the late Vernon Hampton Waters and the late Norma Ann Alligood Waters. She was a 1969 graduate of Bath High School and continued her education at East Carolina University. On Aug. 29, 1971, she married Theodore Harding Baynor, Jr., who survives. Mrs. Baynor worked in the banking field for 40-plus years, with her last 29 being with First South Bank, retiring as an administrative assistant. She was an avid reader who loved to travel and was very dedicated to the Bath Community Library. She was a member of the Colonial Book Club of Bath, where she served as secretary treasurer and was on the committee that headed up the bi-annual Waters family reunion. Mrs. Baynor was a member of Everett’s Church of Christ.

Surviving along with her husband, Ted, of the home, are a daughter, Allison Courtney Waters Baynor (Trent Johnson), of Winterville; a sister, Mae W. Lurvey (Bill), of Pinetown; two grandchildren, Abigail Leigh Turkovich and Scarlett Dean Johnson; two nephews, Timothy Lurvey (Valerie), of Washington, and Will Lurvey, III, of Chocowinity; two nieces, Genia Martin (Robert), of Ohio, and Mandy Baynor, of Florida; a mother-in-law, Mavis B. Mohorn, of Pinetown; two brothers-in-law, Jimmy Baynor ,of Florida, and Rodger Dale Jefferson, of Bath; three sisters-in-law, Terria Baynor, of Pinetown, Pat Windley (Gary), of Pinetown, and Vicki Lewis (David), of Washington; a special friend, Janice Cheek, of Beaufort; and a host of first cousins and friends who Mrs. Baynor enjoyed many meals and lots of road trips with. She was predeceased along with her parents by two sisters-in-law, Sylvia Jefferson and Genia Faye Baynor; a brother-in-law, Roger Baynor; a father-in-law, Theodore Baynor; and a stepfather-in-law, George Mohorn.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Diane Semer, Dr. Emanuel Zervos, and their teams at Vidant Medical Center for their dedicated care and compassion for Mrs. Baynor as well as her family.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Bath Community Library, P.O. Box 160, Bath, NC 27808 or to Everett’s Church of Christ, 22 South White Post Road, Pinetown, NC 27865.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Baynor family.