AHOSKIE, NC – Theresa Gail Davis Ambrose, age 75, of the Union township, passed away on July 10, 2019 at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.
Mrs. Ambrose was born on December 13, 1943 to Harvey and Elsie Sumner Davis in Roanoke Rapids, NC. She was an active and dedicated member of Union Baptist Church for 40 plus years. Theresa loved to clean her house and was always making sure things were as clean as possible. She loved to cross stitch and color and was a member of the red hats society. She was a part owner with her husband of C and T Truck Repair in Ahoskie. One of her favorite past times was sitting on her front porch with her neighbors feeding the squirrels. Theresa was a loving and outgoing woman who was cherished by her family. Her greatest joy was spending time with her partner in crime, her great-granddaughter, Harper. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Billy and Harvey Davis.
Left to cherish Theresa’s memory is her husband of 51 years, Cartlon “Zip” Ambrose; her daughter, Jo Anne Earley and husband Timothy; two brothers, George Davis and wife Elaine of Rich Square, NC, and Avery Davis of Pendleton, NC; her grandson, Matthew Earley of Ahoskie; and her great-granddaughter, Harper Earley of Ahoskie; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Harold DeLong, officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 10:45 am prior to the service. A private family burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Vidant Health Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, c/o PCMH Foundation, PO Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835-8489 or online by clicking here.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Ambrose family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.