Lydia Melrose Barnes Whitfield


NEW BERN - Lydia (Lottie) Melrose Barnes Whitfield, 88, of 506 Darst Avenue, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Carebridge Assisted Living Center.

She was a member of the 1943 Class of West Street High School and graduate of Almanello Beauty Institute of New York, N.Y. Her membership of Mt. Calvary MB Church included serving on the Usher Board.

A celebration of life service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Oscar's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. L. B. Kelsey Sr. officiating.

She is survived by Venice Cook Jacksonville and Edna Lawson of Washington, D.C.

Condolences are accepted at

Arrangements are by Oscar's Mortuary, Inc.

Published in Sun Journal from Nov. 17 to Nov. 20, 2012
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