Henrietta Forbes Leary

Published 1:24 pm Saturday, May 23, 2020

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Mable Henrietta Forbes Leary, 90, of Shiloh, died May 18, 2020 at her home. Henrietta was born in Camden County July 14, 1929 to the late William Clyde Forbes and Dora Burgess Forbes. She was the wife of the late Jack T. Leary. Henrietta is survived by sons Jack M. Leary and wife Vicky of Camden, Clyde Leary and wife Jeanne of Shiloh, Bruce Leary of Shiloh; daughter Judy Leary of Shiloh; grandchildren Eric Leary and wife Tracy of Richlands, Chad Leary of Manteo, Meredith Leary Solomon and husband Tim of Raleigh and Ryan Leary and wife Ashley of Suffolk, Va.; seven great-grandchildren and sister Eleanor Collins of Shiloh.

Henrietta was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and enjoyed being in the Walston Missionary Circle.  She faithfully read her Bible every day and loved to cook and share food, genealogy and crochet. She taught many ladies to crochet through COAs Adult Education Program.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. May 24 at the Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.   The family will be at the home at 864 Hwy 343 South, Shiloh. Memorial donations may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church, PO Box 31, Shiloh, NC 27974.  Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the Leary family. Online memorial condolences may be made at www.TwifordFH.com.

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