Leah Wrae Futrell

December 18, 1940 - November 18, 2022

12/18/1940 - 11/18/2022

Past Services

Saturday December 10, 2022
2:00 pm
Severn Cemetery
8899 NC-35 Hwy
Pendleton, NC 27862

Leah Wrae Futrell, age 81, of Severn, passed away at her home in Severn on November 18, 2022

She was born on December 18, 1940, to Ray and Raba Futrell in Severn. Leah graduated with an associate degree from Paul D. Camp Community College in Franklin.  She was a member of the Severn Baptist Church. Leah drove long distance trucks for eighteen years and then was the owner and operator of Daisy Mae’s Diner.  In her earlier years she enjoyed going to Atlantic beach with her family to visit and fish.  She had a tremendous love of crocheting and giving the blankets that she made to friends and family.

She was preceded in death by mother, Raba Taylor Futrell and father, Ray Earlie Futrell.

Leah is survived by her daughter, Beth Williams and her husband Curtis of Severn; son, Buddy Goodwin and his wife Angel of Suffolk; grandson, Allen Goodwin and his wife Christina of Suffolk; granddaughters, Carol Harrington and her husband Ron of Franklin, Carlie Harrell of Suffolk, Cheyenne Salmon of Napa, CA, Justina Pablo of Conway and grandson Christian Pablo of Severn.  Also surviving are eleven great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends anytime at the home.

Graveside memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 2:00 pm at the Severn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 1355 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30309 or online by visiting tmcfunding.com/search fund, type- Leah Futrell.

The family would like to thank all the aids and nurses from Community Health and Hospice for all they did for Leah.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Futrell family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Mary Daye Hudgens
1 year ago

Condolences and Prayers to you and your family! Treasure the precious memories you have of her. Memories and Love never dies!

Nathan Ray
1 year ago

My condolences and prayers for the family. I grew up with Leah Wrae and we had many fun times. I am sorry she is no longer with us.

Brent Hobbs
1 year ago

I’m sorry to hear about Leah Wrae. I enjoyed visiting her and talking while she made blankets. We still have one she made for our boys. Condolences and prayer for family members and friends.

Canara Harrell
1 year ago

I am sorry to see this message. I have known Leigha all my life. May you all feel God’s love, Peace and comfort as you go through this sad time.

Denise Helms
1 year ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. Leah Rae was a special lady. We knew each other our whole lives . She will be missed.

Kim Shaw
1 year ago

Dear Beth,
Heart felt prayers are being said for you and your family. I completely understand your feelings. Much love to you.

Michelle Perry
1 year ago

Beth, sending prayers of comfort to you and your family. May your mom Rest In Peace.

Ellen Bethea & Johnson family
1 year ago

My condolences to the family, she was a sweet loving woman who would do and help anyone. The Bethea & Johnson family is here for you. Love you.

Christie Vann
1 year ago

I am so sorry to hear about Daisy Mae’s passing. When I was 16 she gave me my first job and kept me until I moved away for college. I never tired of hearing her stories or the things she taught me. You are loved and missed. Beth I’m here if you need anything. Sending love and prayers.