Jan. 22, 2023
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Jan. 22, 2023
2 p.m.


Jan. 22, 2023

Direnda Huntley, 72, of Morganton, NC, passed away Friday, January 13, 2023.

Born in Burke County, NC on January 17, 1950, she was the daughter of the late George Huntley and Josephine Weatherman Godwin. Direnda was a member of Morganton Freedom Church of God. She was a happy woman who loved to craft, crotchet, knit, watch Dale Earnhardt NASCAR, and traveling to the beach. She dearly loved her family.

Direnda is survived by her brother, George Huntley, Jr.; step-brothers, Bryant Huntley (Regina), Larry King, and Rick King; step-sister, Debbie King; aunts, Wanda Childers and Jean Moore; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her siblings in Christ, Jimmy and Judy Church.

In addition to her parents, Direnda was preceded in death by her step-father, Marvin Godwin; step-mother, Martha Huntley; step-brother, Freddy King; aunts, Delores Stacy (Kelly) and Darrell Weatherman (Mary); and uncle, Bill Childers.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. in the Colonial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Jimmy Church officiating. Burial will follow in Burke Memorial Park.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Direnda was such a wonderful person. I know today she has fullness of joy!!

—Kevin Crawford

Direnda you were such a big part of my life I don't know how how I'm going to make it without you I remember all the fun weekends growing up you were like my second mom I will think about you everyday forever

—Terri Russ cousin