WILSON, N.C. – Students and faculty at Fike High School in Wilson are in mourning after the sudden loss of one of their teachers.
- Mrs. Pamela Eatmon, a teacher at Fike High School, died suddenly Tuesday.
- She was 46 years old.
- She had taught in Wilson County for 20 years.
According to officials, Mrs. Pamela Eatmon taught in the Wilson school district for two decades and was a family and consumer science teacher at Fike for 10 years.
Students took to social media Tuesday to express their grief for the beloved educator using hashtag #LiveLikeEatmon. Students are also asking those who want to honor Eatmon to wear purple Thursday at school.
Eatmon’s death was the result of a murder-suicide involving her husband Tuesday night just before 11 in her home. It's currently unclear the circumstances surrounding the the death investigation.