Lena H. Page

Published 5:40 pm Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mrs. Lena Harding Page, age 98, a resident of Washington, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at Trinity Episcopal Church of Chocowinity, officiated by Rev. Lori Lee Thompson. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. The following will serve as pallbearers: Joseph A. Taylor, R. J. Martin, Tim MacLachlan, David Jaggers, Ethan MacLachan, Angel MacLachan and Philip Smith.

Mrs. Page was born in Beaufort County on March 30, 1919, daughter of the late Lacey Walter Harding and the late Katie Lee Barr Harding. She was a 1936 graduate of Chocowinity High School, one of the first graduating classes of that school. She continued her education in the medical field and graduated from Tayloe Hospital Nursing Program in 1940. On Aug. 12, 1940, she married Robert Cotton Page who preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1990. Using her education, she worked at Tayloe Hospital, Beaufort County Hospital and lastly Dr. Silverthorne’s office, for seven years, before retiring in 1985.

Mrs. Page was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and the woman’s group, Washington Senior Citizens Club and Fun & Fellowship Club of Washington. She was a former member and president of the N.C. Registered Nurses Association District No. 8. Following her retirement, she volunteered at Beaufort County Hospital and Eagle’s Wings. Mrs. Page enjoyed traveling in her golden years.

Mrs. Page is survived by two grandchildren, Kathy Taylor and Sherry Whitfield, both of Washington; six great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; a nephew, Ernest Harding Cutler, of Blounts Creek; and niece, Mary Frances Peters, of Greenville. Mrs. Page was predeceased by a daughter, Jane Page Walden, on Nov. 30, 2010; a granddaughter, Roberta Paige C. Jaggers; a sister, Ethel Cutler; and a brother, Orion Wilbur Harding.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly ask for memorial contributions to be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 332, Chocowinity, NC 27817.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Page family.