Ayden town commissioner laid to rest Tuesday

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - Ayden town offices will be closing early Tuesday in honor of the late Commissioner Mary Alice Davenport.

Davenport died last Thursday at 88 years old.

Davenport was sworn into office in December 2001 and served for more than 17 years until her death.

Visitation and funeral services are being held this afternoon at Farmer Funeral Home.

Ayden town offices are closing early at 2 p.m. to allow staff to pay their respects.