Lillie Mae Walston Camden, NC - "In a bittersweet moment another Angel has earned her wings." Lillie Mae Phillips Walston of Camden, NC, wife of the late John Elton Walston passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016 at the Sentara Nursing Home in Norfolk, VA. She was born September 23, 1919 to the late Alfred and Sarah Poole Phillips in Elizabeth City, NC. She is survived by daughters, Evelyn Walston-Stone, Raleigh NC, Dorothy Walston-Parker, Chesapeake, VA, Thelma Walston-Figgs, Fayetteville, NC and Mocile Walston, Brooklyn, NY; sons, Phillip B. Walston, Durham, NC, David L. Walston, Charleston, SC, James C. Walston, Norfolk, VA, John E. Walston, Jr., Brooklyn NY and Dr. Herman E Walston, Frankfort, KY; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Elijah (Clarene) Phillips, Elizabeth City, NC; generations of cousins; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm at Philadelphia Baptist Church, Shiloh, NC. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives Saturday evening from 5:00 until 7:00pm at Twiford Funeral. Cards and flowers are welcomed and may be sent to the funeral home. Twiford Funeral Home 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Walston family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com .
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