Geraldine Sawyer Newbern, 78 of Grimesland, NC passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in Vidant Beaufort Hospital. Ms. Newbern was born on April 21, 1938 in Beaufort County to Ollie L. Wilkerson and David Miller Sawyer. She was the widow of her first husband Joe Allen Harris and her second husband Cecil C. Newbern.
Surviving include her three daughters: Karon Harris Waters and her husband Kenny of Grimesland, NC, Gail Harris Fottler of Rodanthe, NC, and Patti Newbern Whitley and her husband Richard of Grimesland, NC; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
Ms. Newbern was preceded in death by her brothers: Jimmy Gilgo, Billy Silverthorne, and Gordon Mixon.
A Graveside Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 28, 2016 in Oakdale Cemetery. Friends may send online condolences by visiting www.jimmysawyerfdl.com. Jimmy D. Sawyer Funeral Director Licensee is serving the Newbern family.
NOV 28. 11:00 AM
180 E. 15th Street
Washington, NC, US, 27889