Charlotte Hart Blythe

Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 02:59 PM.

Charlotte Hart Blythe, 63, of Vanceboro, died on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Born in New Bern, she became a nurse and lived in Elmira, N.Y., where she volunteered with the SPCA, and in Millerton, Pa. She retired in 2009, returning to the area to enjoy the beach, gardening, horses, four-wheeling, dancing and traveling. She followed the Methodist faith.

Graveside service was July 28 at Greenleaf Memorial Park.

She is survived by two sisters, JoAnn Barbre of Ormand Beach, Fla., and Louise Gmitter of Akron, Ohio; one son, David Jones of North Lima, Ohio; three daughters, Missie Grover of Havelock, Jennifer Paddie of New Bern and Sharon Martin of Elmira, N.Y.; son, Naif Batraney of Elmira, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network at

Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory, New Bern.

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