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Yvonne Macdonald Belch

April 13, 1955 — July 13, 2022

Yvonne Macdonald Belch

   Yvonne Macdonald Belch, 67, of Sanford, NC, and formerly of Edenton, NC, died Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

   Mrs. Belch was born in Washington County on April 13, 1955, and was the daughter of the late John Alexander Macdonald and Joyce Faye Oliver Simons (husband, Henry, deceased). In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Lou Macdonald.

   Formerly employed as a Spinner at the Edenton Cotton Mill, she later moved to Sanford and worked with Parkdale Mills. After retiring, she worked part-time at the Sanford Wal-Mart. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Edenton.

   Surviving is her husband, William Arnold Belch; two daughters, Ginger Belch Sikes (husband, Robert “Tank”) of Newton, Iowa and April Dawn Belch (fiancé, Lamont Leary) of Edenton; a son, William A. Belch, Jr. (wife, Kimberly) of Edenton; two sisters, Sandra M. Hampton of Manteo and Darlene M. Bunch of Edenton; two brothers, Grant Macdonald of Wildwood, FL and Randy Macdonald of Manteo; eight grandchildren, Brittany Potts, Randall Potts, Jr., Michael Sikes, William Sikes, Leah Leary, Zackery Leary, Summer Berry (Mychael) and Stephen Belch (Victoria); seven great-grandchildren, Joziah, Brinley, John, Michael, Esther, Violet, and Mycah; and her “Bestie”, Brenda McLean of Sanford.

   A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 16th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Mausoleum Chapel at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 1909 W. Main Street, Elizabeth City, and will be conducted by Pastor Ricky Browder.

   Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, and other times at April’s home, 130 E. Carteret Street, Edenton.

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel

1909 West Main Street Extension, Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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