Shelby Ellers Nicholas, 76, of Havelock, died Friday, April 26, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.
She was a member of TOPS and of First United Methodist Church in Havelock.
Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Oliver Nicholas; five sons, Kenneth S. Nicholas of Morehead City, Mack A. Nicholas of Selma, Jeffery C. Nicholas of Hubert, Gerald M. Nicholas of Hayes, Va., and David A. Nicholas of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; one daughter, Teresa Croyle of Havelock; one brother, Joseph Ellers of Greenville; one sister, Brenda Rogers of Havelock; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to VFW Post No. 7315 in Havelock for cancer aid at P.O. Box 331, Havelock, NC 28532-0331.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory, New Bern.