Margaret Sutton Lassiter, 98, of Columbia, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at her daughter's residence surrounded by her loving family.
Born October 13, 1924 in Tyrrell County she was the daughter of the late Robert Henry "Bob" Sutton and Minnie Leigh Davenport Sutton and was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Clyde Lassiter, Sr.; sons, Joseph Clyde, Jr., Edwin Earl Lassiter and Stephen Estes Lassiter; daughters, Karen Ann Lassiter and Minnie Mae Lassiter Williams, and sisters, Helen S. Ezzell and Zuline S. Harrell; son-in-laws, Mack Roebuck and Wendell Williams. Mrs. Lassiter worked as a clerk assistant with the Health Department and was a member of Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church.
Her family includes her daughter, Janice Lassiter Roebuck of Greenville, NC; brother, Ernest R. Sutton of Fayetteville, NC; grandchildren, Beau Roebuck of Greenville, NC, Garry Williams and wife Gay of Chesapeake, VA, and Sherry Williams Armstrong and husband Jimmy of Creswell, NC; great grandchildren, David and Isabella Williams.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church with Reverend Royce Reynolds officiating. Private burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church following the service and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sound Side Free Will Baptist Church YFA, c/o Kathy Cahoon, PO Box 125, Columbia, NC 27925.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.