Esther Corinne Harrison Modlin

Published 9:43 am Saturday, September 28, 2019

Esther Corinne Harrison Modlin, 79, of Plymouth died September 21, 2019 at Roanoke Landing in Plymouth.

Born October 17, 1939 in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Clayton Harrison and Esther Askew Harrison and was preceded in death by granddaughter Pamela Berry. Her early working career was a department manager for a military base exchange and later she worked at Plymouth Garment Company as a seamstress and was a member of Hope Free Will Baptist Church.

Survivors include husband David Bryant Modlin of Plymouth; daughter Teresa Modlin Slocumb and husband Henry of Belhaven; sons David Wayne Modlin and wife Gwen of Plymouth, Howard Neil  Modlin and wife Barbara of New Bern; brothers Buddy Harrison and Tony Harrison and wife Janice both of Plymouth; sisters Marie Respess and husband James Earl, Connie Respess and husband Tony both of Plymouth and  Betty Lou Jones of  New Bern; grandchildren Julia Lanier, Andrea Taylor, Tara Wood, Jerrica Ogly, Neil Modlin, Bryant Modlin, Melissa Modlin, Matthew Ducello, Ily Ducello and  Kimberly Jones; and eight great-grandchildren.

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Funeral service was held September 25 at Hope Free Will Baptist Church, Plymouth with Pastors Leonard Bowers and Sherman Branch officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Hope Free Will Baptist Church.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to the family at