Nellie Baity Prim

Published 11:10 am Friday, November 4, 2022

Mrs. Nellie Baity Prim, 87, of Chinquapin Road, Mocksville, was baptized as a small girl, but stepped into Glory with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022.

She was born May 15, 1935 in Davie County to the late Roby and Annie Hutchens Baity. Mrs. Prim worked for several years with Hanes Knitting, B&F Manufacturing, and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and homemaker for her family. She loved to pick and have fun with her family, while making sure everyone felt welcomed, and always had something to eat if they visited her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: a sister, Mary Kathryn Baity; and brothers, Roby Lee Baity, James H. Baity, Jerry Baity, and an infant twin brothers.

Surviving are: her beloved husband of 65 years, Buddy Wayne Prim of the home; her 3 sons, Mike (Joanie) Prim, Boonville; Joey (Shannon) Prim, Mocksville; David (Allison) Prim, Yadkinville; 6 grandchildren, Casey (Jeremy) Millsaps, Colton Prim, Chase (Shelby) Prim, Carson Prim, Courtney Prim, Cathryn Prim; 3 great-granddaughters, Addie Shields, Emma Kate Shields, Ivy Shields; and a great-grandson, Brooks Prim.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Liberty Baptist Church.  Mrs. Prim requested that those attending be in casual dress. Her funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Noel Hawks and Rev. Josh Williams officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family requests that memorials please be made to: Liberty Baptist Cemetery Fund, 2433 Liberty Church Road, Mocksville, NC  27028.

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