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Loretta Lee Lassiter

March 25, 1945 — January 10, 2024


Loretta Lee Gray Lassiter, age 78, of Troy, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, at FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care in Pinehurst, NC.  

Loretta was born on March 25, 1945 to the late Claude Gray and Clara Hunsucker Gray. She was a graduate of West Montgomery High School and loved attending class reunions to reconnect with old friends.  She also attended East Carolina University.  Originally Loretta worked as a Teacher's Assistant at Troy Elementary. She then worked many years for First Bank at their different locations. You never saw her without a smile, always bright and joyful, and she always had a kind word for her friends, co-workers, and customers. If you knew Loretta you knew the love and devotion she had for her family. She was a great cook, had a giving heart and opened her home to many through the years. Loretta was involved with the Troy Civitan Club and had been involved with both Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. She was very active in her Church, Troy Wesleyan, and with the children's programs there.  

Loretta is survived by her husband of 58 years, Rudy Lassiter; son: Michael Lassiter (Tanya) of Troy; daughters: Michele Miller (Marc) of Leesburg, VA, Tana Cook of Waxhaw, NC and Jessica Lassiter of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren: Ashley Cook, Ryan Miller, Rachel Lassiter, Riley Lassiter, Lauren Miller, Davis Cook, Grayson Lassiter, and Carter Cook; three great grandchildren: Gray, Camdyn, and Micah; sister: Carol Kearns (Bobby) of Troy, NC. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Richard Gray.  

A Memorial Service for Loretta will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 2:00 PM at Troy Wesleyan Church, 842 Ophir Avenue, Troy, NC.,  

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made in Loretta's honor to Troy Wesleyan Church, 842 Ophir Avenue, Troy, NC 27371.  

Pugh Troy Funeral Home is assisting the family of Loretta Lassiter.

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