First Posted: 5/1/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Mary Kathleen Wolfe, 75, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, April 30, 2009, in Mount Airy. She was born Jan. 22, 1934, in Surry County to the late Dillard Isaac and Mallie White Johnson. She worked as a nursing assistant on the baby floor for 18 years for Northern Hospital of Surry County. Kathleen was a member of Double Creek Church of Christ. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Billy Wolfe; one son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Joan Wolfe of Dobson; one daughter, Kathy Wolfe of King; two grandchildren, John Clayton and wife Ashley Wolfe of White Plains and Hanna Elizabeth and husband Brian Sain of Wilkesboro; one great-grandchild; two stepgreat-grandchildren; two brothers, Cecil Johnson of Winston-Salem and Jay Johnson of Dobson; and five sisters, Gladys Woodring of Dobson, Pansy Davis and Betty Jean Johnson, both of High Point, Jo Willey of Knoxville, Tenn., and Estelle Tucker of Winston-Salem. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Clarence Johnson. The funeral will be held Sunday, May 3, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. at Double Creek Church of Christ with Roger Sickmiller officiating with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive family and friends Sunday, May 3, 2009, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the church and other times at the family home. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 401 Technology Lane, Suite 200, Mount Airy, NC 27030. A special thanks to all of the exceptional staff at Central Continuing Care of Mount Airy and to Mountain Valley Hospice. Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain is assisting the Wolfe family.