Obituaries October 25, 2013
TRINITY — Mrs. Juanita Elizabeth Steed Loflin, 92, widow of Branson Worth Loflin, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, October 19th at her residence.
A lifelong resident of this area, Juanita was born June 4, 1921 in Cedar Square, the daughter of the late James Addison and Nancy Elizabeth Davis Steed. For many years she had been an active member of Trinity Baptist Church. Her many interests, in addition to her family, included, gardening, cooking, sewing and attending many Gospel singings. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband, friends and family to many different places. She was an avid member of the Sunshine Garden Club and was very famous for her homemade cakes. In addition to her husband, who died March 16, 2001, and her parents, Juanita was also preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Steed Richardson and four brothers, Ray, Glenn, Floyd and Cleo Steed.
Juanita is survived by three daughters, Janice Smith and her husband Ronald of Trinity, Phyllis Brenman of New York City and Sylvia Baird of High Point; four grandchildren, Lisa Smith Norman and her husband Dan of High Rock Lake, Dane Lawing of Santa Monica, CA, Angela Smith Caines and her husband Jason of Trinity and Cort Lawing of Longwood, FL; six great-grandchildren, Alex Smith, Alacy Norman, Zoey Lawing, Kyndall Norman, Celie Lawing and Hunter Caines; her sister-in-law, Ruby Loflin of High Point; several nieces and nephews including special nieces, Lib Mills, Carol Hodgins and Patricia Hussy. Also surviving is her pet companion, Andy.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. J.C. Alley and the Rev. Ken Evans officiating. Interment will follow in Trinity Cemetery. The family receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
The family expresses their heartfelt thanks to her home caregivers, Debora Marshall, Debbie Caswell and Patricia Caswell for the loving care Juanita received during her illness. Also a special thanks to the incredible staff of Hospice of the Piedmont.
Memorial contributions may be made in Juanita’s honor to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr., High Point, NC 27262.
Online condolences may be made on Mrs. Loflin’s memorial page at www.cumbyfuneral.com. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service in Archdale.
LEXINGTON — Mary Margaret Lanning Tetter, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Health - Lexington Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. today (Oct. 24) at Shiloh United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery. Davidson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
THOMASVILLE — Nathaniel Washington, 82, died on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at Pine Ridge Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Visitation will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Chapel of Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, 206 Fourth St., High Point. The funeral service will begin at noon.