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 Helen Lillian “Kitty” <I>Weaver</I> Raye

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Helen Lillian “Kitty” Weaver Raye

  • Birth 26 Mar 1931 Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 2002 Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 17242889

KERNERSVILLE, NC ~ Mrs. Helen Lillian "Kitty" Weaver Raye, 70, has gone to be with the Lord. She passed away Feb. 4, 2002, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

She was born March 26, 1931, in Forsyth County to Walter Hartman and Maggie Weaver.

After a 12-year battle with cancer, Kitty has gone on to a better place. Not once did her family and friends hear her complain. "I'm doing great," was her only reply. That was her courageous spirit. She was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She never met a stranger. She had many talents and was an expert doll maker, member of the former Countryside Cloggers and a member of the Healthy Lifestyles. Mrs. Raye had retired from Amp Inc. with 25 years of service and after her retirement she was a volunteer for the Crisis Control Ministries and she enjoyed hanging out with the girls on regular trips to Myrtle Beach.

Surviving are her husband, Junior Raye of the home; three daughters,; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2002, at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel by Pastor Wally Yarbrough and Pastor H.A. Lewis. Burial will follow at Enterprise Moravian Graveyard.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

(Winston-Salem Journal (NC) ~ Tuesday, February 5, 2002)
(submitted by A.W.R.)


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  • Created by: Kathy Merris Mills
  • Added: 1 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17242889
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Lillian “Kitty” Weaver Raye (26 Mar 1931–4 Feb 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17242889, citing Enterprise Moravian God's Acre, Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Merris Mills (contributor 46610041) .