Life is but a stopping place, a pause in what’s to be, a resting place along the road to Sweet Eternity.
Dellaphine Vincent was born October 20, 1942 in Orange County North Carolina to the late Theodore Roosevelt Vincent and Elizabeth Effie Vincent. She departed this life on Sunday, July 4, 2021.
Della as she was known by family and friends was raised in a loving Christian home along with her sister Georgia Mae Vincent Scoggins who preceded her in death. Della joined Kimes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Mebane at an early age.
She attended the public schools of Orange County and was a 1960 graduate of Central High School in Hillsborough North Carolina. She later moved to Newark, New Jersey and was employed at Century Gloves where she met and later married George Ivey. To this union one son George (Lennie) Ivey was born. Della also worked as a crossing guard for the Newark Police Department and as security at Hillside High School in New Jersey.
In the year of 1990, Della decided to return to North Carolina and resided with her son in Mebane. She reconnected with Kimes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and served faithfully as a member of the choir and the Missionary Circle until her health began to decline.
Having a love for children, she was a foster parent for several years, later owning and operating an in home daycare until her retirement in 2016.
Della leaves to cherish her memory: one son and daughter-in-law (George (Lennie) Ivey (Deana), one grandson, Lamar Ivey, one granddaughter (Brianna Barnes Ivey, one brother, Charles Arch Vincent (Juanita) one brother-in-law, Charlie Scoggins, a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends that she loved dearly.
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