Lucille Nora Day Furches

Published 11:06 am Tuesday, November 16, 2021

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Mrs. Lucille Nora Day Furches, 98, of Mocksville, died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Somerset Court.
She was born April 21, 1923 in Surry County to the late Joe Ring and Nora Ray Day. Mrs. Furches was a member of Farmington Baptist Church. She had lived through a great historical period of time, from being born during the TB epidemic to living through World War II and the Great Depression, and countless other events. Mrs. Furches was a homemaker who loved doing crafts, watching her ‘80s comedy movies, cooking, and country music, especially Billy Ray Cyrus, Dwight Yoakam, and Elvis. She especially loved to spoil her grandchildren with coffee, homemade popsicles, buttermilk pancakes, and fried chicken.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her stepmother, Mary Belle Day; husbands, Clayton Odell Lovette in 1959, and James Fred Furches in 1999; stepdaughter, Carolyn Murray; sisters, Mary Banner and Betty Jo Haynes; a brother, Jack P. Day; and a granddaughter, Becky Turner.
Survivors: daughters, Terrie Cartrette (Charles) of Myrtle Beach, Nora Naylor (Ralph), and Christina Hurt (Kit), all of Mocksville; grandchildren, Craig Baucom, Megan Risko, Betsy Naylor, Clay Naylor, Daniel Hurt, Christopher Hurt, Landon Hurt, Abbe Hurt, Vicky Rhinehardt, Susan Jones, Lynda Betabdishoo, David Murray, and Moleta Murray; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20 at Lambert Funeral Home Chapel with her great-nephew, the Rev. Ken Furches, officiating. Interment will follow in Eatons Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. To provide the community an opportunity to celebrate the life of Mrs. Furches, there will be a live webcast of her service on the Lambert Funeral Home website, or visit:
In lieu of flowers, they request that memorials be considered for Somerset Court of Mocksville, 150 Ken Dwiggins Drive, Mocksville, NC 27028.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Somerset Court for their many years of kindness and compassion shown to Mrs. Furches.