COLERAIN – Aubrey Lee Mizelle, age 82, of the 500 block of Elm Grove Road, died Wednesday, November 10, 2010, at his home.
Mr. Mizelle was born in Bertie County on June 28, 1924, a son of the late Starkey E. and Sallie White Mizelle. He was retired as a farmer and as a supervisor with West Point Pepperell. Aubrey was a very active member of Elm Grove Baptist Church where he served as Sunday school teacher, deacon and faithfully served as music director for over 50 years.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of almost 69 years, Hattie Mae Hoggard Mizelle, a daughter Connie M. Mizelle and husband, J. D. of Manteo, NC; a son, Terry Mizelle and wife, Rosa of Colerain, NC; four grandchildren, Christopher Brent Mizelle of New Bern, NC, Stephanie Capehart of Raleigh, NC, Kimberly White of Aulander, NC, and Heather Hinchey of Colerain, NC; and three great grandchildren, C. Perry Mizelle, Aubrey Claire Mizelle and Melvin Lee Hinchey, III.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at Elm Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Preston Jernigan and Rev. Ken Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the home at any time, and particularly for those who are from out of town, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Friday. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made in Mr. Mizelle‚??s memory to University Health Systems Hospice Care, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Mizelle family. Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.