Louise Willis Menichella, 71, formerly of Pinebluff died Sunday, June 1, 2014 at her home in Lillington.


A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 6 at Pinebluff Cemetery.


Born November 2, 1942 in Hoke County she was a daughter of the late Andy and Annie Hutchins Ayers. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Melinda Willis and Diann Carter.


She is survived by her son, Eddie Menichella of Lillington, three sisters, Thelma Wood of Pinebluff, Peggy Pilson of Washington, and Geraldine Timbers of Aberdeen, one brother, Jerry Ayers of Greenville, and two grandchildren.


Memorials may be made to Harnett County Animal Services, P. O. Box 940, Lillington, NC 27546.


Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family.

Condolences may be made at: www.PinesFunerals.com


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  1. God has a brighter Heaven because I know she is smiling so big..reunited with daughters & siblings & parents…She will be so very missed but Praise God her pain & worries are no more & I celebrate the wonderful person that she was.loving,giving,kind & wi

  2. Dear Family, Iam Sharon Ramos I have been a friend of Mrs Louise for 14 years, I loved her very much. She was a strong woman, and had a big Heart. Im so sorry for your lost ,she will always be a part of me. Eddie we are here for you, you know that. She is

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