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Anita Woodlief
  • 60 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 17, 1951
  • Date of passing: Oct 5, 2011
Let the memory of Anita be with us forever

Anita Currin Woodlief, age 60, died peacefully surrounded by friends and family on October 5,  2011 at Hospice of Wake County after a courageous battle with cancer.. Anita, a lifelong resident of Oxford,  N.C., loved the beach and being with friends and family.  She was a person of strong faith and conviction who brought a smile to everyone’s face. She will be remembered for her time on the air waves on WCBQ and WHNC in Oxford.  Her battle was an arduous one, but she never complained and was an inspiration to those around her.  She was preceeded in death by her parents Vernon W. Currin and Faye Currin Currin and sister Linda Currin McCullough.  She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Al of Oxford; her son Adam and wife Kathlene of Raleigh;her son Aaron and wife Ashley of Oxford; three grandchildren, Mary Cromley and Sarah Katherine of Raleigh and Alivia of Oxford; and her brother William (Bill) Currin and fiancee Vickie Englebright of Durham, N.C.  The family wishes to thank Anita’s dear friend Carrie Francis Younger of Virginia and Evelyn Reeves of Raleigh.  Special thanks to the staff at Hospice of Wake County and Cary Wake Med for making her last days peaceful.  In lieu of flowers the family wishes for donations to be made to Hospice of Wake County. A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M. Monday, October 10th, at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford, NC. Visitation will immediately follow.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by David McCulloch on 17th July 2014

"Still hurts that you & my mom aren't here anymore. Wanda & I did make it to Oxford this past February and Alvin took us back to all the places I had forgotten or didn't remember, and then bought us lunch. I am so thankful for him taking his time to do that for me
I love you and will see you one day again"

This tribute was added by David McCulloch on 17th July 2013

"So many fond memories. I will always remember the smile on your face no matter what the circumstances. You and my mother passed away way to early. But I know one day I will see all of my family again. I love you"

This tribute was added by gene bullock on 13th October 2011

"Am sorry for your wife passing..we went to Crofts together good friends with strong...she would most wanted you real strong"

This tribute was added by Adam Carlson on 10th October 2011

" heart sunk when Krista told me the news of your mother's passing. I am very sorry for your loss and we have been praying for you and your family and will continue to do so. You know where we are if you need anything."

This tribute was added by George Younger on 10th October 2011

"No one better embodied the song "This Little Light of Mine".  Thru both good and really hard times, Anita showered those around her with warmth, love, & her spunky humor. Anita, for the way you loved and inspired, you will be sorely missed but so fondly remembered."

This tribute was added by Kathryn Tingen on 10th October 2011

"I will never forget all the wonderful times we all had on Baker Street growing up. I can see us now rolling skating and riding bikes around that sharp curve in the sidewalk at Eakes Funeral Home.  It is a wonder we did not break our necks on that curve. You are in my prayers"

This tribute was added by Bryant Haskins on 10th October 2011

"I know I speak for many in the Class of '69 when I say that it was a privilege and joy to have Anita as a classmate and friend for many of her 60 years.  Her unrelenting optimism and courage were an inspiration to us all.  Her's is a life very well lived."

This tribute was added by Eddie Wright on 10th October 2011

"I am so sorry for your loss.  Anita was a wonderful woman and a God send.  I will be praying for you and your family during your time of bereavement."

This tribute was added by Donna Snipes on 10th October 2011

"Condolences from the Brindell Wilkins,Sr. family.  You are in our thoughts and prayers."

This tribute was added by Dianne White on 10th October 2011

"Mayor Tom Lane, Butner Town Council, Mgr Tommy Marrow, Atty Jim Wrenn and Town Staff wish to express our deepest sympathy.  Our prayers and thoughts are with you and yours."

This tribute was added by David McCulloch on 9th October 2011

"Aunt Anita I will miss you, i will never forget your visits to whiteville when i was young, my wife & I staying with you the weekend i signed up for the Air Force, the way you and your family took care of us when my dad passed away, and so many more, and your dog pooh!"

This tribute was added by william dixon on 9th October 2011

"anita you will be much missed by all. god bless you and thank you for the many great memories. i will miss your smile and in peace my friend"

This tribute was added by Bill Berryhill on 9th October 2011

"Aaron...My sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. I was very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom and know she will be truly missed. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help."

This tribute was added by Kirk Whittenton on 7th October 2011

"Aaron.....You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Please feel free to call if you need someone to talk to or if I can do anything for you. So sorry for your loss! Take care brother!"

This tribute was added by Bishop J. Phillip Betts on 7th October 2011

"Anita Woodlief........."A great fighter and a great friend! Blessings to the family!"

This tribute was added by Pam Thornton on 7th October 2011

"Always a smile on her face and love in her heart.  My sympathy to her family on her passing but you were fortunate to have her in your life."

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