Beth Forbes, 88, formerly of South Mills, NC died Thursday, April 12, 2018 in the Elizabeth City Health and Rehab Center. Mrs. Forbes was born in Lee County, NC on May 5th, 1929 to the late William and Katie Pierce Wicker and was the widow of the late Charles R. “Charlie” Forbes. She was a retired nurse with the Albemarle Hospital and a member of the McBride United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Forbes is survived by a daughter, Veronica Forbes Wilson and husband, Stephen of N. Hollywood, CA, a daughter-in-law, Cathy Coleman of Norfolk, VA., five grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Also, she is survived by a special cousin, Betty Lynch of Raleigh, NC. She was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lee Forbes.
A Service of Reflection will be conducted Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 2:00 pm in McBride United Methodist Church, 228 Old Swamp Road South Mills, NC 27976 by the Rev. Bill Blake. The family will receive friends in the church’s Fellowship Hall immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts be made to the McBride United Methodist Church, 228 Old Swamp Road, South Mills, NC 27976. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Forbes family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.TwifordFH.com.