Lois Beatrice Massey
- Born: 14 Mar 1934, Catawba Co., N.C.
- Died: 5 Mar 1998, Alamance Co., NC at age 63
North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000
Name: Lois Beatrice Massey
Date of Birth: 14 Mar 1934
Birth County: Catawba
Parent1 Name: John Robert Massey
Parent2 Name: Ethel L Page Massey
Roll Number: B_C021_68003
Massey, Ethel Page
REIDSVILLE - Ethel Page Massey, 92, of 7221 Cherry Grove Rd., Reidsville, N.C. died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 at Alamance Health Care Center, Burlington.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
A native of Caswell County, she was a daughter of the late James Franklin and Judy Simmons Page and had lived in Caswell County her entire life. She was a homemaker and farmer and attended Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Robert Massey; a daughter, Lois M. Rainey; a brother, Preston Page, and three sisters, Pearl Reagan, Ellen Smith and Della Wilkinson.
She enjoyed quilting, vegetable gardening (and sharing all bounty with others), flower gardening, and baking. She enjoyed working with and teaching her grandchildren and great-grandchild. She especially enjoyed holiday get togethers at her house with the extended family, sharing old stories, and Easter egg hunts. She loved giving goody bags to the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was a country woman, who maintained a strict work ethic, and taught by example. She was a wonderful, loving person who thrived on hard work. The family thanks you for all the love you've given us through the years.
Surviving are four sons, Felton Massey and wife Edna of Burlington, N.C., Wayne Massey and wife Nancy of Burlington, N.C., J.R. Massey and wife Sylvia of Burlington, N.C. and Wallace Massey and wife Ilene of Reidsville, N.C.; daughter, Verly M. Coleman and husband Haywood of Reidsville, N.C.; son-in-law, Elward Rainey of Burlington, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.
The family will see friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home of her son, Wallace Massey, 7175 Cherry Grove Rd., Reidsville, N.C.
Published in The Reidsville Review or Eden Daily News from 11/7/2003 - 11/9/2003.
North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004
Name: Lois Massey Rainey
Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number: 241500684
Father's Last Name: Massey
Age: 63 Years
Date of Birth: 14 Mar 1934
Birth County: Caswell
Birth State: North Carolina
Residence County: Alamance
Residence State: North Carolina
Residence Zip Code: 27217
Education: 12th grade
Occupation: Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers
Industry: Not specified electric machinery, equipment, and supplies
Date of Death: 5 Mar 1998
Death County: Alamance
Death State: North Carolina
Cause of Death: Malignant neoplasm of colon: Colon, unspecified
Autopsy: Autopsy Not Performed
Autopsy Findings: Autopsy findings were not considered in determining cause of death
Burial Location: Burial in-state
Recorded Date: 10 Mar 1998
Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics
Lois married Living