Lector Mae Piper, age 89, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC. She was born in Wake County to the late Arthur Bailey and Lector Smith Bailey. Lector has four living siblings, Leonard Bailey Catherine, Liffie Bell Chamblee Harold, Evelyon Seagroves Albert and Ella Mae Bailey. Three other siblings, Ola Ree Williams, Essie King, and Macon Bailey, are deceased. Lector retired after 46 years from Sterling Mills in Franklinton, NC.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Enon Baptist Church by Reverend Bobby Piper. Interment will follow at Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.
The family will receive visitors at Enon Baptist Church, 2298 Enon Road, Oxford, NC from 10:00 until 10:45 AM prior to the funeral at 11:00 AM.
Lector is survived by her four children Other Piper, Jr., Wallace Piper Bobbi, Edna Brown Steve, and Dennis Piper Brenda; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and is preceded in death by one grandchild.
Flowers are accepted, or memorials may be made to Enon Baptist Church, c/o Buck Adcock, 2117 Tommie Daniel Road or the charity of your choice. The family extends a special thank you to Dr. P.M. Shah of Cary Cardiology for the kindness and care he has generously shown to their loved one.
Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford, NC will be assisting the family. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.