Nellie Bryant Rouse Garris, 64, of Kinston passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2020 at UNC Lenoir Health Care. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard Rouse and Clara Jean Johnson Rouse.
Nellie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She enjoyed arts and crafts, fishing, and taking pictures, but above all she cherished her time spent with family. Nellie worked as a CNA and was a member of British Chapel Original FWB Church. She was loved by everyone she met and will be missed by many.
She is survived by her husband, Dalton Ray Garris, Jr. of the home; sons, Chris Garris and wife, Deanne, of Farmville and Kevin Garris and wife, Rachel, of Dover; grandchildren, Christina Edwards and husband, Richard, of Fountain and Brandon Garris of Farmville; great-grandchildren, Zoey Edwards and Lucas Edwards; brothers, Ricky Rouse of Swansboro and Jesse Frankie Rouse and wife, Judy, of Washington state; best friend, Betsy Jones and husband, David, of Kinston, and her canine companion, Speedy.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, December 14, 2020 at Griffin Family Cemetery in Dover, NC.
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