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Sojeba, Lita, G.

D : 1/6/2005

Posted on 1/7/2005

Mrs. Lita Gray Sojeba, of Charlotte, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005 at her home.

She was born July 25, 1932 in Monroe, N.C. to Jeanette and Murray Starnes.

Mrs. Sojeba was a graduate of LaCarnes Beauty School. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Her love of growing various flowers added additional beauty to the world.

She is survived by her beloved husband, Harry Sojeba; daughter, Sharon Rucker and her husband, Jeff, of Boone, N.C.; granddaughter, Melina Rucker; brothers, Hal Starnes, O’Neil Starnes and Jerry Starnes and their wives; sister, June Stroops; sisters-in-law, Brenda Starnes and Jean Sojeba Thomas; and also five nieces and six nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Hazel Starnes.

A service to celebrate her life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff of Hospice at Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to Hospice at Charlotte, 1420 E. Seventh Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28204.

McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel, are in charge of the arrangements.