September 21, 2016
Grace Ward Lingerfeldt, age 101 of Penick Village and formerly of Whispering Pines died Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at her residence after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Eureka Presbyterian Church with visitation beginning one hour before the service. Entombment will follow at 5:00 pm in the Lingerfeldt family mausoleum at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery, 1785 Mt. Gilead Church Road, Pittsboro, North Carolina.
A native of Chatham County she was the youngest child of the late Robert and Nannie Ward. She was a graduate of Appalachian State University and a faithful member of Eureka Presbyterian Church. She retired in 1975 after teaching at Sandhills Farmlife School for 33 years where her husband was the principal.
Grace was predeceased by her husband of more than 70 years, T. H. Lingerfeldt. She is survived by her son, Ted Lingerfeldt and wife, Beverly of Cary; two grandchildren, Christin Cummings and husband, Jonathan and Trey Lingerfeldt and wife, Beth; great-grandchildren Emily and Carter Cummings and Ruby Grey Lingerfeldt; daughter-in-law, Linda Lingerfeldt as well as several special nieces and nephews. She is also survived by Bonnie Brown and Patricia Mason, who have become family over the last several years.
A special thanks to Dr. David Hipp and to the Home Healthcare workers at Penick Village for their loving care.
Memorials may be made to: The Lingerfeldt Scholarship Fund, c/o Eureka Presbyterian Church, 455 Farmlife School Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com.