Toula Yeapanis Van Hooser

LAURINBURG — Toula Yeapanis Van Hooser, 70, died suddenly on Feb. 18, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.

She is survived by her aunts Catherine Yeapanis of Newport News, Va., and Katine Yeapanis Haditheodosiu and Penonou Neofitou of Limassol, Cyprus, her first cousin and family Demetra Yeapanis Kontos (Christopher) and Michael and Alexi of Durham, her sister-in-law Sandra Hingling (Ralph) of Ohio, and lifelong friend Peggy Jones of Laurinburg.

Born on March 25, 1943 in Cyprus, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Sunday Papantoniou Yeapanis. She graduated from Laurinburg High School and attended Pfeiffer University and St. Andrews University, later teaching for 40 years in Alexandria, Va. and in Laurinburg. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and Delta Omicron.

A very active member and volunteer at the First United Methodist Church, Toula was a former chair of the Trustees, the Worship Committee, and the United Methodist Women. She also served as a member of the Chancel Choir and the Laurinburg Pilot Club.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at the McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium.

Memorials are requested for the First United Methodist Church, 101 W. Church St., Laurinburg, NC 28352.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.

Funeral Home

McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium
305 East Church Street Laurinburg, NC 28353
(910) 276-2200

Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2014