Lois Marion Klingensmith Tetrick died early Wednesday morning, October 22, 2014, at her home. She went home to be with her Lord and Savior after a valiant fight against cancer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shinnston, West Virginia. Lois was born on July 23, 1926 in Menocoln,Pennsylvania to Ray Charles and Hazel Addis Klingensmith. She is preceded in death by her parents and 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
On September 20, 1946 at the age of 20, she married John Donald Tetrick who passed away in 1983. She spent many years at her husband's side running the family's business, Tetrick Funeral Home of Shinnston, West Virginia. They later moved to North Carolina in 1971. She is probably best known for her work at Stuckey's in Selma, NC where she worked until she retired. She will be lovingly remembered for her devotion and love for her family.
Lois leaves behind two children, Becky Tetrick Futch and husband, Dennis and Doug Tetrick and wife,Wanda of Selma. She is also survived by her loving Grandchildren, Stacey Kyle Avery ,Taylor Kyle, Mary Morgan Tetrick, Nikki Futch and 5 Great Grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a Grandson, Paul Tetrick.
Visitation will be from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at Parrish Funeral Home on Friday night, October 24, 2014 Funeral services will be on Saturday at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with the Reverend Terry Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Selma.
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