Lettie (Lou) Wilson Casey
Lettie (Lou) Wilson, 84, of Old Hinton Rd. Princeton, died Sunday at her home. She was born March 24, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Edmond Garland and Lucille Stephenson Wilson. She was the widow of Willis Frederick Casey. Mrs. Casey was also preceded in death by a daughter; Wanda Bjork, and a grandson; William Garrett Bjork.
She was a member of the Princeton Baptist Church, where she has served as Sunday School Teacher for over twenty years, Teacher’s Assistant for public school for 13 years, a Charter Member of the Princeton Women’s Improvement Club and a Brownie Leader for many years. She led fundraisers for Leukemia, Cancer and Heart Associations and she contributed articles and poems to the Smithfield Herald since 1946.
The Funeral Service will be conducted at 7:00 pm Tuesday evening at the chapel of Casey Funeral Home with the Reverend Dwayne Batten and Reverend Chris Casey officiating. The Committal Service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday morning at the Princeton Cemetery.
She is survived by one son; Rodney Willis Casey of Princeton, two daughters; Karen C. Watkins of Princeton, and Sherri C. Whitman of Kenansville, one sister; Larue Olive of Benson, ten grandchildren; Heather Hill, Jenny Moore, Tanner Bjork, Emily Sorrell, Travis Evans, Ruskin Edwards, Seth Edwards, Austin Casey, Brianna Hartsfield, and Erika Salinas, seven great grandchildren; Hayden, Landon, Tyler, Dylan, Justus, Aliya and Adrian.
The family will receive friends from 5:30pm until 7:00pm Tuesday prior to the funeral and immediately following the service.
Flowers are welcome or Memorial donations may be made to The Triple L’s (Princeton Baptist Church Senior Adult Ministry)