Myrtle Irene Branch LeQuire

Published 2:20 pm Friday, July 14, 2017

Mrs. Myrtle Irene Branch LeQuire, 86, of Mocksville died at her home on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

She was born in Surry County on Oct. 14, 1930 to the late Grover Cleveland and Frances Caroline Mitchell Branch. Mrs. LeQuire retired from J.C. Penney’s after many years. She was a faithful member of Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church as long as she lived in Mt. Airy. She loved God, her family and friends, always putting others first.

Survivors: a daughter, Jayne Crotts and husband, Steve; sons, Earl Haynes and wife Dianne, Dana Haynes and wife Helen; grandchildren, Valerie Mauney and husband Scott, Cody Black and husband Jason; 3 great-grandsons; 2 great-granddaughters; life-long best friend, Pauline Eads; special nieces, Mary Lou Rigney, Jackie Snow and Nancy Hemmings; and many other nieces and nephews.

Mrs. LeQuire was also preceded in death by: her husband, William “Bill” LeQuire; grandchildren, Casey Childers, Courtney Childers, Chad Johnson and Scott Channing Haynes; sisters, Ruth Haymore and Vergie Haynes; brothers, Banks, Howard, Jacob, Huler and Ray Branch.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15 at Moody Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Skyline Memory Gardens.  The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy.

Memorials: Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC, 3655 Reed St., Winston Salem, 27107; Salvation Army, 651 S. South St., Mt. Airy, 27030; or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 2151, Memphis, TN 38101-2151.