Obituary: Muriel Canipe

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Muriel Elaine Brown Canipe, 92 of 107 Homeward Drive, Rockingham, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 in FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital.

She was born Jan. 14, 1923 in Lancaster, S.C., a daughter of the late Judson Gibbs and Fannie Lou Settlemyer Brown.

Muriel Canipe

Muriel Canipe

She was a homemaker and a longtime member of East Rockingham United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Warren Canipe, her half -brothers Wilson and Clarence Brown, her brothers; Harry C., Bruce and Doug Brown and a sister Joyce English.

She is survived by sons; Scott Canipe of Rockingham, Warren Canipe of Valrico, Fla., and Brian Canipe of Chester, Va., a  daughter, Julie C. Thomas of Rockingham, brother, Richard Brown of Rockingham, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 3 at Richmond County Memorial Park. Rev. Pat Sykes will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham and other times at the home on Homeward Drive.

Those who desire may send memorials to East Rockingham United Methodist Church 490 Mill Road Rockingham, NC  28379

Online condolences may be made at www.watson-kingfuneralhome.com

Watson – King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Canipe family.

Paid obituary

The Pee Dee Post
Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Filed in: Obits

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