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Jennie Lee Metzger Nolette

May 29, 1932 — May 24, 2023



Jennie Lee Metzger Nolette, age 90, of Asheboro passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home.

Jennie Nolette was born in Mattoon, IL on May 29, 1932 to George and Rachel Woods Metzger. She was a loyal servant to God first and foremost, and she led Bible study groups, taught Sunday School, and sang in the choir.  Jennie loved playing the piano and was very musically inclined.  She loved to read, and she wrote children’s books and poetry. In addition to her parents, Jennie was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Roger Joseph Nolette, brothers, Kenneth, Clifford, Clarence, and James Metzger, and sisters, Hope and Delia Metzger.

She is survived by her daughters, Becky Aksdal (Harald) and Sue Benware (Tim); sons, Joseph Nolette (Lisa) and Rob Nolette (Kay); grandchildren, Lauralee Best (Eric), Maggie Marriott (James), Brandon Benware (Alecia), Katrina Walls (Kris), Tim Benware (Jess), Matthew Benware, Alex Nolette (Shannon), Jon Nolette (Kimberly), and Andrew Nolette; great grandchildren, Grace Anne Best, Gavin Best, Amelia Marriott, Aksel Marriott, Asher Benware, Hazel Benware, Evelyn Walls, Kevin Benware, Shayne Benware, Calvin Benware, Apollos Nolette, and Eve Nolette.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Nolette family.  

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