Lottie Lawrence Cullipher, 95, passed away at Hospice of Wake County on January 13th. She was the daughter of John Lawrence and Lottie Bonham Lawrence of Colerain and lived in Colerain for 88 years.
She attended East Carolina and Chowan College. She retired from Bertie County Schools in 1982. At the time of her death she was the oldest living member of Colerain Baptist Church. She was the widow of Louis Arnold Cullipher, Sr. who passed away in 1961. She was also predeceased by her sister, Helen Hughes Harrell, and her brother, John Lawrence.
She moved to the Raleigh area in 2005 to be near her sons and is survived by them and their families: Louis Arnold Cullipher, Jr. and his wife, Diane; Thomas Lawrence Cullipher; her grandsons; Louis Arnold Cullipher, III (Arnie) of Wilmington and wife, Tracy Tang, Thomas Lawrence Cullipher Jr. (Tommy) of Raleigh, Worth Cullipher of Youngsville and Brad Cullipher of Tampa, Florida.
Graveside services will be held Monday, January 16th at Hillcrest Cemetery in Colerain conducted by Dr. Danny Bright and Rev. Don Roberts.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Colerain Baptist Church, P. O., Box 126, Colerain, 27924, or Rex Excellence Fund, c/o Rex Rehab and Nursing Care Center, 4210 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh 27607 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Our beloved ‘Honey’ as we all called her will always be remembered as selfless, caring and loving and her presence in our lives will be greatly missed.
Friends and family may send online condolences to www.garrettjonesfh.com
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Cullipher family.
We are very sad to learn of your loss. It was a joy and a privilege to serve Mrs. Lottie at Capps-Daniels Drug Co. for many years. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy.
Michael and Margaret Adams
I have such wonderful memories of Miss Lottie. She was always such a “Gracious Lady.” We lived on the Lawrence Farm next to Lottie and Arnold for a number of years,and Lawrence, Annette and I still talk about our good times there.
My deepest condolences to you and Louis Arnold.
Lawrence and family, Thinking of you and your sweet mother, wishing you peace and wonderful memories during this difficult time. Love Janet