ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Ann Tillotson Street , 77, of Rockingham passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Hospice Haven. She was born Sept. 27, 1936, daughter of Raymond Curtis Tillotson and Annie Mae Cooke Tillotson of Winston-Salem, N.C.
Ann graduated from John W. Hanes High School in Winston-Salem in June, 1954, attended The Woman's College of The University of North Carolina in Greensboro in 1954-55 and received a certificate of stenography. She also attended Richmond Technical Institute, now Richmond Community College. She was married on June 12, 1960 to Robert D. Street of Valdese, N.C.
She worked for Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Winston-Salem July 1955 until June 1960, Exchange National Bank of Tampa, Fla., July 1960 to June 1962 and Archer Product, Inc. in Winston-Salem July 1962 until September 1968. She went to work at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham in June 1986 and worked there until it closed in June, 2004. The name was changed to North Carolina Speedway in 1999. She also worked there when it reopened in November 2007 until July 2012 as Rockingham Speedway.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; and a brother, James Norman Tillotson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Ann is survived by her husband, Robert; her children, Stephen Bradley Street (Lane) of Rockingham, Sheila Street Niczad (Amir) of Greensboro and Arthur Russell Lee Street(Karen) of Taylors, S.C.; six grandchildren, Bennett Jacob Street of Rockingham-Ellerbe, Katelin Pittman of Rockingham, Grace Ann Street of Rockingham, Gavin Kian Niczad of Greensboro, Emma Mackenzie Kite Street and Ellee Katherine Kite Street both of Taylors, S.C.; and her good friend, Brenda Caulder of Rockingham.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Rockingham with the Rev. Dwight Williams officiating. Interment will follow at Richmond Memorial Park.
The family has established a scholarship in Ann's memory. Donations to the scholarship can be made to the Ann T. Street Scholarship in Education, UNC-G Advancement Services, 1100 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27410 or a donation can be made to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 U.S. 1 North, Rockingham, NC 28379.
Online condolences may be sent to www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com.
Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Street family.
The Richmond County Daily Journal
Friday, July 25, 2014