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ASHEBORO - Lora Pitman Runion, 87, of Zoo Parkway, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Randolph County Hospice House. She was a native of Mitchell County and a daughter of the late Landon and Edith Willis Pitman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Bert Runion Jr., and infant daughter, Rebecca Ann Runion; sisters, Hazel Huskins, Jennie Greene, Kate Willis, and Ann Pitman; and brothers, Hayden, Homer, and Joe Pitman. She was retired from Hampshire Hosiery and loved working in her home and her flower garden.

Survivors include one daughter, Billie June Willis and husband, Joe of Spruce Pine; a grandson, Reverend Jacob Willis; one great-grandchild, Katherine June Willis, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home in Bakersville with Pastor Jacob Willis and Dennis Hartman officiating. The family received friends from 1:30 p.m. until the service hour. Interment followed in Bakersville Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Forgiven Ministries, c/o Scottie Barnes, P.O. Box 117, 200 Macedonia Church Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

Mitchell News-Journal 8/6/2014