Eloise B Coltrain

September 16, 1936June 20, 2019

Eloise B. Coltrain, 82, of Elm City, passed away Thursday. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Forest Hills Baptist Church, Wilson, NC. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., at the church located at 1407 Forest Hills Rd. NW, Wilson, NC.

Eloise was raised in Lucama, NC and resided in Wilson for most of her life. She was a longtime member of Forest Hills Baptist Church. Eloise was active in several ladies auxiliaries in the Wilson County area. She enjoyed gardening and sewing. Eloise was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are her husband, Maurice Coltrain; two daughters, Beth Webb (Kevin) of Macclesfield and Deborah Smith (Andrew) of Holly Springs; five grandchildren, Jeremy Long, Grace Smith, Lily Smith, Cooper Smith and Madeline Smith; one great-grandson, Gabriel Long; and two brothers, Lee Bass of Wilson and R.J. Bass of Lucama.

She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Allen Coltrain, and her parents, Irma and Annie Bass. Flowers are welcome and memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association Eastern North Carolina Chapter, 5171 Glenwood Ave., Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27612.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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Jimmy & Cynthia Wooten

June 27, 2019

We are sorry we did not get to attend the funeral, just found out about Mrs. Coltrain. Our heart goes out to Mr. Coltrain and family during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.