Mrs. Frances Elkins Langley, 83, of Springdale Drive in Pittsboro died Sunday, April 29, 2012 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Born in Chatham County on September 9, 1928, Mrs. Langley was the daughter of Tatum Elkins and Alma Joy Lambert Elkins. Mrs. Langley was retired from management in the hotel business. She loved her family, her dogs, cats and fish. Mrs. Langley enjoyed flowers and gardening as well as fishing at the Outer Banks. She was a very good cook, often preparing fried chicken, country style steak or french fries – a treat that her children would often bring their friends over to enjoy. Mrs. Langley was a member of Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Allen Langley; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Ken Green of Pittsboro; her sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Robin Langley of Knightdale, Greg and Janet Langley of Sanford, Timmy and Lisa Langley of Pittsboro; her grandchildren, John Langley, Raven Langley and Kenley Green; brothers, Jack Elkins of Siler City and Jim Elkins of Virginia; and sisters, Margaret Vadersen of Virginia, Mary Cheek of Greensboro and Flo Turner of Siler City. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Langley was preceded in death by a brother, Ted Elkins.
The service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Frances Elkins Langley will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2012 at Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ with the Rev. Bob Wachs presiding.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 6 – 8 pm Wednesday at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro, and at other times at the residence.
Online condolences may be left at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obituaries”.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be sent to Hanks Chapel United Church of Christ, PO Box 366, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Arrangements for Mrs. Langley are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.