Emojeanne Maynard Balkcum, 96, of 1009 Lloyd Street, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at her home with her daughter by her side.
Funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, February 27th at First United Methodist Church with Rev. T. R. Miller and Rev. Ed Gunter officiating. Interment will be in the Clinton City Cemetery. A walk-through viewing will be held from 1 PM – 5 PM, Friday at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home.
Emojeanne was born on August 4, 1924 in Kentucky to the late William Ottis Maynard and Bessie Jones Maynard. She retired from Sampson County Schools and was a member of First United Methodist Church. She was a member of the C. Freeman Heath Sunday School Class and the Kathryn Mitchum Women’s Circle. In addition to her parents she was preceded by her husband James Tyson Balkcum, and sisters, Evelyn Jernigan Howard and Ruth Denning.
Survivors include children, James (Jim) T. Balkcum, Jr. and wife Dot, William Anthony Balkcum, Charles Mark Balkcum, Jeffrey Maynard Balkcum and wife Kelly and Lauren J. Balkcum, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church 208 Sampson St., Clinton, NC 28328.
Special thank you to 3HC Hospice Care for their loving kindness to our Mother, Debbie Cruse and Kim Garason.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.
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