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Edith Ellen (Lane) Moorefield

February 26, 1935 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 82)

Mrs. Edith Ellen Lane Moorefield, of Pinnacle, NC, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Universal Healthcare of King.


After an extended illness our beloved mother, grandmother, and sister went to be with her Lord and Savior after battling cancer.


Ellen, 82, was born in Surry County to Esters Lane and Mittie James Lane, growing up in a large farm family, where she learned to work hard and “make every lick count” according to her father.


She loved dolls, working with her houseplants and flowers, crocheting, and playing bingo. Ellen was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.


Mrs. Moorefield is survived by a daughter, Wanda Moorefield Jones and husband, Norman; a son, Miles Ray Moorefield and wife, Penny; a granddaughter, Kelly Largen and husband, Kenny; a great-grandson, Greyson Miles-Ray Largen; a step great-grandson, Hunter Largen; two sisters, Mildred Hodges and Louise Younts; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of forty-seven years, Delbert Ray Moorefield; three brothers, Junior Lane, Gurnie Lane, and Roy Lane; and three sisters, Betty Bastile, Linda Lane, and Brenda Sue Tetter.


A Funeral Service will be conducted on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Cox-Needham Funeral Home at 2 P.M. with Elder David Gambill and Bro. Don Collins officiating.


Interment will follow in the Pinnacle United Methodist Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Cox-Needham Funeral Home.


The family would like to thank everyone at Universal Healthcare who loved and cared for Edith Ellen.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030.


Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain (, is respectfully serving the Moorefield family.

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