Dennis Edward Felton

March 15, 1948 ~ December 29, 2021 (age 73)

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Elizabeth City, NC - Dennis Edward Felton, 73 of Elizabeth City, NC transitioned from this earthly life on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at his residence. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 12:00 Noon at Mount Lebanon A.M.E. Zion Church, Elizabeth City, NC. A viewing will take place at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Interment will follow in West Lawn Cemetery. MASKS ARE REQUIRED.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Vernita Felton of 52 years, three children Michael Felton of Durham NC, Anthony (Carrie) Felton of Gillette WY, Venetia (Dare) Felton Jeppe of Atlanta, Georgia. Nine Grandchildren: Anthony Jr, Keanan, Sha’Nequa, Nolan, Daylan, Shawn Jr., Brandon, Andre, Darius “D” and one great grandchild Khian. Special daughters and God children Latisha Tucker (Tee), Iris McKoy, Lakita McLean, Jaleesa Allen, Deborah Brothers and Gene Brothers; his sisters Alice (Marcus) Downing of Hertford, NC, Cynthia “Cookie” (Elbert) Felton-Kellum, Kim (Tony) Felton-Bullock, Marie (Donald) Felton Hardy, Robin Felton, Diane Sowell all from Brooklyn, New York; his brothers, Leon (Nena) Felton of Winfall, NC, Eric Felton, Timothy Felton, Larry Sowell of Brooklyn, New York.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ronnie Felton, Anthony Felton and Eddie Felton Jr. Also, leaving cherished in his memories: Betty Johnson Winfall, NC., Betty White Woodville, NC., Aunt Fanny of New York, Aunt Doris of Elizabeth City, NC;  three Sister in Laws, Rosa Frost (Norman, deceased) Omedia Griffin (Clayton, Deceased), Wealtha Brothers (Orville, Deceased); five,  brother in laws, Lindsey Brothers, Solomon Brothers (Pauline), Ervin Brothers (Beluah, Deceased), Leon Brothers (Shirley), James Brothers (Shirley), Dennis Brothers, Deceased, Leander & Mary Brothers, Deceased.  Thadus & Mary Brothers, Deceased.

Dennis Ed would leave with us these words:

"...Just as soon as I can see this man, the one that set ME free, that shown Judah up that mountain, the same man from Galilee, I know he'll meet ME and I do believe he'll greet ME, look at Him with His arms wide open, waiting there to welcome ME, and I'll be RESTING EASY, RESTING EASY over on the other shore..."

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 Service Program


January 7, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
January 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Mt. Lebanon AME Zion Church
320 Culpepper Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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