Ernestine LaVerne Eure

Published 10:14 pm Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Ernestine LaVerne Eure, 71, passed away Aug. 22, 2016. She was born in Nansemond County, the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Morris Jr. and Hilda Johnson Morris. She was predeceased by her sister, Ellen Louise Bennett. She was a member of Wilroy Baptist Church and later became a member of Liberty Baptist Church, where she attended the Barbara Brinkley Sunday School Class.

Ernestine is survived by her daughter, Deborah M. Jenkins (Rick); grandchildren, Stephanie Renee Gatling (Richard), “R.J.” George Raymond Jenkins III; great-grandchildren, Cody Ray Gatling, Jacob Ashton Gatling, Katie Lynn Gatling and Brendyn Thomas Ray Jenkins; sisters, Nancy M. Wiggins (Herman) and Betty M. Brinkley (Mark); and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be private with burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery. She will be available for viewing Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home & Crematory. Condolences may be registered online at

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