Nympie Edgerton Gordon 97, died Tuesday, September 13, 2016  at Pinelake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Carthage, NC.


A funeral service is planned for 11:00 AM , Thursday, September 15, 2016 at West End Presbyterian Church, with the Reverend Jane Love and Reverend Dudley Crawford officiating.  Burial will follow in the West End Cemetery.


Nympie was a graduate of East Carolina University and a teacher for a short period of time before marriage and starting a family.  She later assisted in running a family business with her husband, Leslie.  They enjoyed square dancing together, with their friends.  Nympie enjoyed flower gardening and quilting.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Time spent with her family, was time she cherished. Nympie was a daughter of the late Ivey and Velaria Wellons Edgerton. She was preceded in death by her husband Leslie Gordon; grandson: Patrick Thompson;  brothers: Walton  and Wilbert Edgerton.


Nympie is survived by daughter: Janice Thompson and husband Gary, of Sanford; son: Robert Gordon and wife Debbie, of Carthage; grandchildren: David Thompson and wife Nicole,  Elizabeth Thompson,  Ryan Gordon and wife Kelly, Laura Gordon; great grandchildren: Emily and Daniel.


The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm. Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage.


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Gordon family.


Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com.


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  1. I enjoyed visiting the Gordon home during my high school years and later in life ,shopping at the Red and White. Mrs. Gordon was a caring person.

    My condolences to the entire family.

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