Lois Pearce Horne

July 4, 1933 - February 8, 2023

07/04/1933 - 02/08/2023

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Funeral Service
Saturday February 18, 2023
11:00 am
Ahoskie Cemetery
First Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Lois Pearce Horne, age 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at the Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi, NC.

Lois was born on July 4, 1933 to James Pearce and Elnora Copeland Pearce in Ahoskie, NC. She devoted her life to taking care of her children. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. Lois spent her life in numerous administrative assistant positions, such as, Northampton County Department of Social Services, Hertford County Health Department, and Gates County Health Department. She was loved by her family and friends and will be deeply missed by all.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, James, and Stanley Pearce, and sisters, Marie Pearce Phelps, and Gwendolyn Pearce Mizelle.

Lois is survived by her son, Keith Horne of Ahoskie; her daughter, Valerie Horne of Petaluma, CA; her granddaughter, Jessica Horne Pierce and husband Gray of Cofield; two grandsons, Jacob Phelps and wife Katy of Nampa, ID, and Daniel Horne of Ayden, NC; great-grandchildren, Jared Phelps of Nampa, ID, Hannah and Laura Pierce of Cofield, Teddy and Alice Horne of Tokyo, and their mother, Yuko Horne; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at 11:00 am at the Ahoskie Cemetery, with Rev. Anita Thompson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the Pine Forest Rest Home, 3277 NC Hwy 35, Potecasi, NC 27867 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Horne family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.


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Shirley Mcclenny
1 year ago

Valerie , Keith and Family Just wanted to convey I really thought a lot of Ms Lois while working with her . She always shared with me her ❤️for her family and beamed with pride talking about each of you . She had such a sweet and gentle personality .Heaven sure has gained a Angel and now she will be waiting on us to join her in Heaven when God calls for us . Now she is your Guardian Angel from up above .

shari gibson/tony overton
1 year ago

we are so sorry to hear this. sending prayers for your family.