Kimberly Tyson (Kim)

Kimberly Latrice Tyson (Kim)

ROCKY MOUNT - Kimberly Latrice Tyson (Kim), daughter of Bessie Smith Tyson and the late Franklin Roosevelt Tyson was born in Nash County, Rocky Mount, North Carolina on April 14, 1965 and departed this life at East Carolina Rehab and Wellness, Greenville, North Carolina.

She accepted Christ and joined the Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church at an early age where she served faithfully in the Junior Choir, Junior Usher Board, Sunday School

and participated in various other auxiliaries. Later she joined and supported other churches. After her illness, she returned to Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church to worship with her family.

Her early education started at Englewood Elementary School, and she graduated from Rocky Mount Senior High School in 1983. she continued her education at Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, North Carolina Wesleyan, Rocky Mount, North Carolina where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. After graduation, Kim taught at West Edgecombe School, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, D. S. Johnson Elementary School and Baskerville Elementary School, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Kim was a member of Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated where she served on numerous committees and attended Local, Regional and National Conferences and Conventions.

Kim leaves a lifetime of treasured memories for her devoted family that includes; her mother, Bessie Smith Tyson of Rocky Mount; sons, Cordney Keon Tyson of Rocky Mount; and Tyson Christopher Davis (Lita) of Newport News, VA; Granddaughters, Jordan A. Perry, Tristyn K. Tyson, Nori L. Tyson and Kalleigh R. Temple of Rocky Mount, NC; maternal aunts: Mrs. Mae R. Ellard, Mrs. Mary S. Hannon, Mrs. Barbara D. Smith of Rocky Mount, NC and Mrs. Ursula H. Smith of Midlothian, VA; paternal aunts: Mrs. Gloria T. Robinson and Mrs. Melba W. Tyson of Rocky Mount, NC and Sheryl Tyson of Wellington, FL; maternal uncles: Henry L. Smith, Joe A. Smith and Grover Hannon of Rocky Mount, NC and Donnie R. Smith of Midlothian, VA; paternal uncle: Stanford Tyson of Wellington, FL, as well as a host of very special cousins, other family members and friends.

Arrangements by Hunter-Odom Funeral Service.