Delores "Jena" Earp, 70, Jacksonville, NC, returned to her heavenly home on September 1, 2021.
Jena was born on May 13, 1951. She retired from the State of North Carolina in 2013. Living most of her life in Longview, TX where she raised 2 children and spent countless hours of volunteering at the local schools.
Jena is preceded in death by her husband William "Bill" Earp; her parents Harry and Lilly Lee Cook; and son-in-law Jacob Headrick
Jena is survived by her two children Lisa Headrick and Donnie Anderson (wife Shana); grandchildren Emily, Danielle, Gavin, Greenlee and Garrett; siblings Debbie Davis (husband Larry), Ronnie Cook (wife Darlene), Linda Hudgins (husband Norris), and Danny Medders.
Services honoring the life of Jena will be held Monday, October 25, 2021 at noon at Catalyst Church in Jacksonville, NC (doors will open at 11:30am). A procession will proceed to Coastal Carolina Veterans State Cemetery where Jena will be together again with her beloved Bill.