2018-08-22 / Obituaries

Eula Stanfield Pettiford

Mrs. Eula “Marie” Stanfield Pettiford, age 78, of 442 Somerset Drive, departed this life Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 in Duke University Medical Center in Durham. She was a native of Caswell County and a member of Hyco Zion Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Stanfield and Hattie Erma Fuller Stanfield.

She is survived by her husband, James Pettiford of Roxboro; eight children, Dexter Hughes (Olivia) of Durham, Allison Majors (Walter) and Jeanette Hughes, both of Roxboro, Al Lee Hughes, Jr. of Oxford, Laverne Okale of Columbus, Ohio, Monzell Hughes (Sandra) of Durham, Sandra Coretta Hughes of Elon, and Carolyn Frederick (Jarmond), also of Durham; two sisters, Jean McGhee and Linda Russell, both of Roxboro; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two special godsons, Froncello Bumpass of Roxboro and Darry Bumpass of Cary; and a host of other additional loving relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Hyco Zion Baptist Church, 996 Concord Church Road, Roxboro, NC 28574 with the Rev. Stanley Kearney, pastor, officiating and the Rev. Ronald Brooks providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, 3710 Dirgie Mine Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Eula “Marie” Stanfield Pettiford.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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