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Elizabeth Forbes Dennie

January 28, 1934 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 88)


Elizabeth Forbes Dennie, 88 passed away Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital with her family at her side.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 1:00 PM, Carlisle Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Currin and Pastor Delmus Ayers officiating. Burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park.

Mrs. Dennie retired in 1987 from Heritage Hospital after 32 years as a registered nurse before retiring as Nursing Director. She cared for many people during those years and made many friends with the staff and patients.  She was member of the Trinity Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew her.

She was born to Clarence Leslie and Lucy Mae Abrams Forbes, January 28, 1934, in Edgecombe County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lee Dennie, Sr., sister and her husband, Loretta Harrell, and Paul Harrell.

She is survived by her loving family, including daughters, Debbie Crews (Sam), Paula Ruffin (Pat); son, Paul Lee Dennie, Jr. (Kim); sisters, Brenda Coker (Bobby), Marsha Harris (Jesse), Patricia League (Frank); brother, Clarence G. Forbes (Annette); grandchildren, Jay Crews (Barbie), Brandon Crews, Courtney Lanier (Jason), Patrick Ruffin ( Lauren), Lauryn Dennie, Hunter Ezzell, Caroline Gold (Lee), Kayla Hyman (Devonte); great grandchildren, Mason and Hannah Lanier, Madison and Maddox Ruffin, Lucas and Samuel Crews, Maya and Shelby Crews, and Bryson Gold.

Family will receive friends and other relatives, Tuesday, March 29, 2022, Carlisle Funeral Home from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. and other times at the home of Marsha and Jesse Harris,  2003 Woodgreen Road, Tarboro, NC, Monday from, 11 am until 7 pm, Tuesday, 11 am until 2 pm. 

If desired in lieu of flowers donations can be made to Trinity Baptist Church, Tarboro, NC.

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