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Mildred Lorraine Lassiter Haislip

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March 11, 1927 — Jan. 16, 2019

WILLIAMSTON — Mildred Lorraine Lassiter Haislip, 91, of N.C. 125, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at home surrounded by her family.

She was born March 11, 1927 to the late Willie Lee and Clara Mizelle Lassiter. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, William Lonnie Haislip; sisters, Maxine Rowe and Marjorie Lassiter; and a brother, Bill Lassiter.

Mildred was a lifelong and active member of Community Christian Church. She retired from IGA as a cashier.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 19, at Community Christian Church, with the Rev. Dale Minton and the Rev. Daniel Boris officiating. Burial followed in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Survivors include her daughters, Brenda McKeel of Williamston and Joann Kirkman (Tommy) of Wilson; sons, William L. Haislip Jr. of Williamston and Donald “Doc” Haislip (Ann) of Windsor; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family received friends Saturday at Community Christian Church and at the home at other times.

Memorial gifts may be made to Community Christian Church, 22184 N.C. 125, Williamston, NC 27892.

Walker Funeral Home of Williamston is serving the Haislip family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.walkerfh.net.