ELOISE R. TACKETT
August 20, 1934 – October 10, 2018
Eloise Radcliffe Midyette Tackett, 84, of 41379 U. S. Highway 264-East, Belhaven, the Ponzer Community, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Vidant-Beaufort Hospital, Washington after a brief illness.
Born in Hyde County, August 20, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Enoch Tracy and Lillie Lee Roper Radcliffe. She was first married to J. Vernon Midyette who preceded her in death. She later married Paul Lester Tackett who survives.
She was a member of Mt. Olive Church of Christ and Ponzer Ruritan Club. Her working years were spent with the former Food Land Store for 33 years and then retired from Food Lion after 17 years in Belhaven.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday in the Mt. Olive Church of Christ. Mike Caton, Minister will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Paul Tackett, Jr., Carr Baynor, Buddy Harris, Sam Fisher, Roddy Selby, Glenn Boyd, Ricky Radcliff and Richard Dunbar.
Surviving in addition to her husband, are a son, Glenn Blake and wife, Tammy of Ponzer, a daughter, Lucretia B. Green and husband, Bobby of Ponzer; a step-son, Paul L. Tackett, Jr. of Ponzer; a step-daughter, Judith Faye T. Williams and husband, Steve of Indianapolis, IN.; three grandchildren, Malicia Braddy and her husband, Elton, Laura Blake and Jonathan Blake and his wife, Michelle; two great-grandchildren, Madison Braddy and Hunter Braddy; five step-grandchildren, Jonda Shaffer, Samantha Bratt, Angie Stover, Paula Brayboy and Heather Carpenter; seven step-great-grandchildren, Colby Brayboy, Cadence Brayboy, Mikayla Carpenter, Halee Hester, Garrett Young, Lauren Stover, Austin Stover.
Floral gifts are appreciated, but gifts in her memory are suggested to American Cancer Society/Beaufort-Hyde County, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville NC 27834.
The family will receive friends at the church between 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. prior to the funeral hour.
Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter