Anita Morris McCoy

February 26, 1924 - March 25, 2013

02/26/1924 - 03/25/2013

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Wednesday March 27, 2013
10:00 am
First Baptist Church of Ahoskie
312 Main Street West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

AHOSKIE – Anita Morris McCoy, age 89, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at her home in Ahoskie.

Mrs. McCoy was born in Bertie County, NC, on February 26, 1924, a daughter of the late Ola Taylor and Thomas T. Morris. She was a devoted wife, wonderful mother, and homemaker. Mrs. McCoy’s hobbies included golfing, gardening, playing bridge, and reading. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Ahoskie.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, H. Paul McCoy, Jr. and wife, Lynn of Scotland Neck, NC; her daughter, Suzanne McCoy Lee and husband, Joel of Raleigh, NC; her grandchildren, Charles Michael McCoy and wife, Angie of Greenville, NC, Paul Carson McCoy and wife, Laura, James Cameron Lee, and Kathryn Grace Lee, all of Raleigh, NC; and great grandchildren, Charles Austin McCoy and Garrett Paul McCoy, both of Greenville, NC. Also surviving is her brother, Donald Sasser Morris and wife, JoAnn of Hertford, NC, her sister-in-law, Janice Wiggins Morris of Ahoskie, NC; numerous nieces and nephews; and two loving, wonderful friends, Gina Barber and Esther Parker. Besides her parents, Mrs. McCoy was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Harold Paul McCoy, Sr. on Nov. 8, 2012; and a brother, Thomas Thurman Morris.

A celebration of life service will be conducted on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie with the Rev. Daniel Glaze officiating. Burial will be in Ahoskie Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence, 107 Forest Drive in Ahoskie, NC. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, P.O. Box 649, Ahoskie, NC, 27910; Vidant Health Care Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC, 27910; or to one’s favorite charity.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service in Ahoskie is serving the McCoy family.

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Barbara Morris
11 years ago

Susie, Bud and families, I am so sorry for your loss but we can take comfort that she is in God’s arms with Harold.

Laura Boone Ward
11 years ago


I’m so sorry to hear about your mother. She was always so sweet, and I have such fond memories of both of your parents. Please know that I’m thinking about you, and please express my sympathy to all of your family.

Linda Viser Lee
11 years ago

Suzanne, I remember your mother as a beautiful and sweet lady. I am so sorry for your loss. Linda Viser Lee