Date of Service: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time of Service: 11:00 AM
Dateline: Henderson, NC
Elizabeth T. Hight
Elizabeth Temple Lib Hight, 94, formerly of Henderson, NC died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Glenaire Retirement Community in Cary, NC.
Born August 19, 1924, in Sanford, NC, she was the daughter of the late Walter E. Temple Sr. and Lois McNeil Temple.
Mrs. Hight was a 1942 graduate of Sanford High School and a 1946 graduate of East Carolina Teachers College. After college, she was employed with Carolina Power & Light Company in Henderson for five years. In April of 1949, she married Clyde Sterling Hight at the First Presbyterian Church in Sanford. She and Clyde were members of First United Methodist Church in Henderson, where she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, and was President of the Womens Circle.
Mrs. Hight is survived by her son, Clyde Sterling Hight Jr. and wife, Judy of Hilton Head, SC; two grandchildren, John Sterling Hight of Clemson, SC and Kassie Clayton Hight of Los Angeles, CA; her twin sister, Frances Temple Hubbard; her sister-in-law, Dorothy Reade Temple; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Landis M. Temple and Walter E. Temple Jr.
A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 17 at 11:00 a.m., at Elmwood Cemetery, conducted by Jack Richardson.
Mrs. Hight requested that memorials be given to First United Methodist Church, 114 Church Street, Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Date of Death: Wednesday, April 11, 2018