Mrs Ella Mae Priest, 63 of St. Pauls NC, Funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Thursday, January 05, 2022, at the United Plain Truth Church, 2704 NC-20, Tar Heel, NC. 28392. Burial will take place in the United Plain Truth Church Cemetery. Family will be receiving friends at the home of Mr. Joe Priest, 178 Rozierville Road, St. Pauls NC 28384
On Friday December 30, 2022, Ella Priest of St. Pauls, North Carolina received her wings and went peacefully in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Ella was born on December 2, 1959 to the late James and Minnie Rozier. Ella attended Tar Heel High School and later received her CNA license at Bladen.
She began her Christian ministry at Millers United Methodist and later became a member of United Plain Truth Holiness Church. Ella worked faithfully and diligently in the church and in the community until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish her memories to: her loving husband of 46 years, Joe Priest; two sons, Derrick (Ashley) and Fredrick (Jamesanna); her sister, Priscilla Faye Rozier; three brothers, Noah, Lendard (Brenda) and Wallace (Regina); her sisters-in-law, Pauline Rozier, Thelma Gilbert, Mammie Rozier and Lizzie McMillan (Earl); brother-in-law, Lee Priest; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special goddaughter, Wenda.
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