Lois Wilcox Call

Published 10:45 am Monday, April 6, 2020

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Lois Wilcox Call died on March 30, 2020.

She was born in Fayette County, W.Va. on April 24, 1928, the daughter of William and Adelaide Evans.

She married Bill Wilcox and had 3 children, Vickie Joyce who died at 4 days old, David (Susie) of Mocksville, and Roger (Shirley) of Keyser, W.Va.

Also surviving: 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; friends in West Virginia and North Carolina; and her dog, Marley.

Her parents, both husbands (She married Homer Call of Huntington, W.Va. after the death of her first husband); 5 sisters and their spouses also preceded her in death.

She was the last surviving family member in her generation.

She worked as an inspector at Owens-Illinois for 35 years. She was a caregiver for both of her husbands.

She moved to North Carolina in 2012 to be near her oldest son, David, and daughter-in-law, Susie. She was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Mocksville, and a former member of Pea Ridge Baptist in Huntington.

Visitation was on Thursday, April 2 in Huntington, W.Va.  There was a graveside service on Friday, April 3 at 11 a.m. at White Chapel Memorial Gardens where she was buried next to her husband, Bill Wilcox.

Memorials: Jerusalem Baptist, 3203 US 601 S., Mocksville; Trellis Supportive Care , 377 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville; or Somerset Court Employee Fund (Attention: Angel Parrish) 150 Ken Dwiggins Drive, Mocksville.

A memorial service will be held at Jerusalem Baptist Church at a later date.