11/08/09 — DIANA STEED

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Jan. 15, 1940-Nov. 5, 2009

CANDOR -- Mrs. Diana O'Berry Steed, 69 of South Main Street, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 8, 2009, at Candor Town Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. Douglas Dexter.

Mrs. Steed was born Jan. 15, 1940, in Wayne County to Thomas O'Berry and Elea-nor Turrentine O'Berry. She was a member of Candor United Methodist Church and was employed as a librarian with the Montgomery County Public Library. She was a member of the Candor Bridge Club and was a lover of horses and art. She was an avid reader and was preceded in death by her parents and by a loving stepmother, Eliza-beth Maness O'Berry.

Mrs. Steed is survived by her husband, Joe D. Steed Jr of Candor; by a son, Joseph David Steed III and wife, Deidra Murphy Steed, of Candor; by sisters, Anne O'Berry of Melbourne, Fla., Brenda O. Dexter and Martha O. Tracy, both of Dudley; and by grandchildren, Erin Elizabeth Steed, Caroline Naomi Steed, Joe David Steed IV and Richard Thomas Steed, all of Candor.

The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Briggs-Candor Funeral Home in Candor and will see friends at other times at the residence.

Memorials may be made to Candor United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 456, Candor, N.C. 27229 or Montgomery County Public Library, 215 West Main St., Troy, N.C. 27371 or to the American Cancer Society, 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, N.C. 28210.

Online condolences may be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 8, 2009 11:17 AM