Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Andrewses in:
 • Maplewood Cemetery
 • Durham
 • Durham County
 • North Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Rena Arlene Earp Andrews
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Sep. 15, 1931
Durham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 2006
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

Rena Arlene Earp Andrews, 74, died Tuesday in Rex Hospital following a brief illness. A life long Durham resident, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Lena (Mitchell) Earp.

A homemaker until her husband's death in 1969, Mrs. Andrews worked for many years at Northern Telecom, retiring in 1993. Family mattered more than anything to Rena. She loved children and was genuinely concerned about those less fortunate. She was fiercely independent and always youthfully energetic.

Surviving are her daughters, Brenda Kay Perkins and husband, Steve of Durham, and Robin Denise Andrews and partner, John Lombardi of Cary; grandchildren, Joy Leftwich and husband, Wil of Arlington, and Rachel and Drew Lombardi of Cary; great grandchildren, Aaron and Leah Moorefield, and Emma Kay, Gracie and Abigail Leftwich; her twin sister, Lena Stephenson of Winchester, VA, a sister, Edna Pridgen of Durham; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband E. Ralph Andrews; brothers, Otis, Leroy, Edwin, Jack Claiborne and Charles Earp, all of Durham and sisters, Willie Crowe and Maide Ross of Nampa, ID.
Family links: 
  Oscar C. Earp (1887 - 1958)
  Lena Mitchell Earp (1892 - 1982)
  Evander Ralph Andrews (1919 - 1969)*
  Leroy Anthony Earp (1918 - 1964)*
  Odice A. Earp (1920 - 1970)*
  Edwin Arvil Earp (1923 - 1987)*
  Claiborne Miller Earp (1928 - 1994)*
  Rena Arlene Earp Andrews (1931 - 2006)
  George Adrian Earp (1935 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Maplewood Cemetery
Durham County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: RTerry
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14805854
Rena Arlene <i>Earp</i> Andrews
Added by: Dan Whitehead
Rena Arlene <i>Earp</i> Andrews
Added by: RTerry
Rena Arlene <i>Earp</i> Andrews
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 29, 2008

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED