Hilda Tingle Lee

KINSTON - Hilda Tingle Lee, 91, of Kinston went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro. Hilda was born June 2, 1922, to the late Alonza and Janie Tingle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lee; two sisters and two brothers. She was an active member of Westside Free Will Baptist Church and sang in the choir for many years. Hilda was a loving and devoted woman to all who knew her. Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn L. Southerland and Linda L. Stroud and husband Ned, of Kinston; four grandchildren, Melissa Cobb and husband Randy, Murry Stroud and wife Amy, John Southerland and wife Courtney, and Jill Berry and husband John; seven great-grandchildren, Randall, Kayla, Caroline, Anna, Hunter, John and Jenna; two grandchildren-in-love, Julie and Kristen; and special neighbors Mary Southerland and the Parks family. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Westside Freewill Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Cobb and the Rev. Jeff Daughtry officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Westside Freewill Baptist Church, 1205 Lynn Drive, Kinston NC, 28504. On-line condolences may be sent to howardandcarter.com. Howard-Carter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)

Funeral Home

Howard-Carter Funeral Home - Kinston
1608 W Vernon. St.  Kinston, NC 28504
(252) 523-3177

Published in Free Press from Mar. 14 to Mar. 17, 2014