Mrs. Evelyn M. Ayscue, age 92 died at the Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC on Thursday, November 03, 2011. She was born and raised in Bertie County and has lived there all her life. She was married to Richard L. Ayscue in 1942 and to this marriage was born six children. Mrs. Ayscue was a member of the Kelford Baptist Church. She worked in the lunch room at the West Bertie Elementary School for twenty-three years retiring at the age of seventy. Mrs. Ayscue was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She loved to keep house and cook for her family. She will be greatly missed by her family and those who knew her.
Preceding her in death is her husband, Richard L. Ayscue, Sr., sisters, Alma Harrell, Mayble Mizelle and Bessie Terry and brothers, Lonnie and Fleetwood Mizelle.
Surviving are her four daughters, Peggy Bailey and her husband Edward of Ahoskie, NC, Jeanette Tinkham and her husband Eddie of Aulander, NC, Lillie Hall and Bonnie Strickland both of Kelford, NC, two sons, Richard Ayscue, Jr. of Rich Square and William Ayscue and his wife Sue of Woodland, NC, two brothers, Delk Mizelle, Jr. of Windsor, NC and A.J. Mizelle and his wife Jean of Windsor, NC, nine grandchildren, Lynn Baugham, Eddie Bailey, Bryan Ayscue, Robert Tinkham, Kristy Bracy, Dawn Ayscue, Kellie Whitcher, Richard Strickland and Andrew Tinkham, eight great grandchildren, Shaun Ivey, Samuel Ivey, Krystal Bailey, Wyatt Liverman, Joeb Whitcher, Landon Bracy, Jordyn Bracy and Hannah Whitcher and one great great grandson, Caleb Ivy.