Ella "Louise" (Holland) Daughtry

August 13, 1930 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 91)

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Ms. Ella Louise Holland Daughtry, 91, died Tuesday, December 28, 2021.

  Ms. Louise, “The Grape Lady”, was the owner of Sir Charles Vineyards which continues as one of the original growers for Duplin Winery.  She was a former real estate agent for Century 21 Realty in Dunn and had held bookkeeping and customer service positions in Credit and Building Supply Industries in Clinton. These jobs were sidelines to farming beside her husband, Charles Earl, and raising their children. Louise sang soprano beautifully and was a lifelong member of the Hopewell United Methodist Church/Choir and the United Methodist Women.

  Ms. Daughtry was predeceased by husband Charles Earl, sisters Doris McPhail and Lucretia Jernigan. She is survived by daughters, Linda Daughtry of Clinton, Cindy Challender and husband Chris of Greenville; son, Kent Daughtry and wife Gloria of Clinton; eight grandchildren, Wendy Monk, Nicki Byrd, Alison Hargett, Beth Daughtry, Morganne Kirkman, Laura Challender, Casey Challender and Brett Knowles, 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

   A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, January 9th, at 2:30 PM at Hopewell United Methodist Church, Newton Grove, NC to remember the energetic life of one of Hopewell's longest serving members.  Reverend Gregg Presnal and Reverend Richard Vaughn will officiate the service.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  A viewing will be held Saturday, January 8th, from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM at West and Dunn Funeral Home in Newton Grove with no family present. 

We ask that everyone in attendance please practice social distancing, masks are required at all services, and follow CDC guidelines. 

Due to the spike in current COVID cases and the recommendation of the CDC to limit crowds or groups, the funeral service will be streamed on the Hopewell United Methodist Church website for your convenience.

Memorials may be made to the Hopewell United Methodist Women, 4641 Church Rd., Newton Grove, NC  28366.


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January 8, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West & Dunn Funeral Home Chapel
503 Raleigh Street
Newton Grove, NC 28366

Funeral Service
January 9, 2022

2:30 PM
Hopewell United Methodist Church
4641 Church Road


Hopewell U. M. Church Cemetery

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