Joetta Lasha Thompson 1034 Treatment Plant Rd. Apt. C-2 Morehead City,NC. died Friday February 4, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville. Joetta was born on September 9,1992 to, Joanne Burchette and the late Eddie Ray Thompson.
Joetta attended Lenoir County Schools until her family moved to Morehead City, NC. Where she began to attend Carteret Community College. She was employed at Family Dollar until she became ill. She was a bright and beautiful person and enjoyed helping others. This influenced her decision to volunteer at The Salvation Army, which provided an oppurtunity for her to express her love for others. Also, she was in pursuit of being a model. She was preparing herself for the auditions for the television show " America's Next Top Model". She never met a stranger and would give the clothes off her back, if it would benefit others.
Joetta was preceded in death by her father Eddie Ray Thompson, her grandfather Eddie B. Thompson and her grandmother Betty Rhue. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Joanne Burchette of the home; stepfather Melvin Cobb Jr. of the home; one brother Isaiah Cobb of the home; paternal grandmother Joan Carol Thompson of Kinston; two aunts: Regina Burney(Wayne); Edna Kornegay(Milton); one uncle Gene Nobles(Denise); and a host of nieces, nephews,cousins, great aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday February 12, at Mills Funeral Home Chapel. Lt. Nina Bowen officiating. Interment will follow in Joe Williams Cemetery. Visitation 3 PM - 8 PM Friday February 11, wake 7 PM - 8 PM at Mills Funeral Home,Inc.