Born June 29, 1922 in Buffalo, Wyoming, she was the daughter of the late Weston C. and Catherine Neuhauser Staggs. She was very involved in her community, was a volunteer with the Macon County Health Department and was a part of the Rose Creek Extension of the Macon County Extension Homemakers. She enjoyed singing with the Carolines and was a 25-year volunteer at Iotla Elementary School. She was a member of Snow Hill United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughters: Linda Johnson and husband, Don; Shirley McNabb and husband, Jim McDonell, all of Anderson, SC and Mary McNabb-Graham of Raleigh; grandchildren: Evan McDonell, Brianna McDonell and Acree Graham Macam; great-granddaughter, Maggie McDonell; sister, Cora Beydler; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard Dale McNabb, and several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Snow Hill United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 11 a.m. until noon prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Snow Hill UMC Building Fund, 330 Snow Hill Rd., Franklin, NC 28734.
Sullivan-King Mortuary, website at sullivanking.com