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Miriam Houston

May 17, 1928 ~ October 17, 2020 (age 92)

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Albertson - Mrs. Miriam Houston, 92 of 2967 Hwy 111 & 903 N closed the curtains of this life Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Miriam Edna Branch Houston was born on May 17, 1928 in Albertson, NC, Duplin County to Gaston Branch and Minnie Smith Branch. She was the 3rd child in this marriage. As a child, Edna’s older sister Pearlie nicknamed Edna, Molly and her younger sister, Doris was nicknamed Polly. The reason being when one would do something the other followed in the same way. During her adult years, she was affectionally called Edna by her family & friends.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her sisters, Mable Henry of Brooklyn, NY; Doris Bizzell of Albertson, NC; Yvonne West of Hillside, NJ; Minnie Clark of Albertson, NC; her brother, Lindbergh Branch (Ruthel) of Albertson, NC ; stepdaughter, Marie Miller Swinson of Kinston, NC; brother in law, Clarence Houston ( Cathy) of Queens, NY; sister in law, Catherine Pitts of Goldsboro; sister in law, Grace Houston, ; sister in law, Joan Houston of Baltimore, MD; a host of nieces, nephews, step grandchildren , close family and friends who will MISS HER DEARLY.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
October 23, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Garris Funeral Home
812 S. Center St.
Mt. Olive, North Carolina 28365

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Salem Chapel FWB Church
324 NC - 11
Pink Hill, NC 28572

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