By: Grace Holland
Posted: Tue 10:40 PM, Mar 26, 2019
GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) A couple who lost their daughter to domestic violence came to eastern Carolina to share her story so that others might live.
Jan and Ron Kimble founded the Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage after their daughter Jamie Kimble was shot and killed by an ex-boyfriend in 2012. He then turned the gun on himself.
The Kimbles lived in Greenville for 17 years. Ron Kimble is a former city manager and Jamie Kimble graduated from J-H Rose High School. The couple returned to Greenville Tuesday for a forum on dating abuse.
"Our daughter was very loving, very generous, thoughtful and kind," said Ron Kimble. Their daughter's death gave them a new mission-- preventing dating abuse, particularly among teens and young adults. "To save as many other victims and as many other lives as we can," said Kimble.
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The East Carolinan
By Caroline Korch
Contributed by Pat & Jim Carter
Mar 25, 2019 Updated Mar 25, 2019
In the Taft Christian Life Center at the Jarvis Memorial United Methodist Church at 6 p.m., Ron and Jan Kimble will speak about their daughter, Jamie, being the victim of an abusive relationship. In 2012, Jamie was killed by her ex-boyfriend, and for this event Jan and Ron will travel to Greenville from their home in Charlotte, North Carolina in hopes to touch others and lend a helping hand.
Dr. Jim Carter, whose wife Pat Carter is chairwoman for this event and assisted her with planning it. Carter said his wife was interested in hosting the Kimbles back in Greenville after listening to them [..] read more