4/27/2019 1:20:00 PM Deanie Thomas Canipe January 9, 1929 - April 25, 2019
NEWTON, N.C. - Geraldine Deanie Thomas Canipe, age 90, of Newton passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 at her home.
Deanie was born January 9, 1929 in Banks County, Ga. to the late Hamby and Pearl Brown Thomas. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Maiden. Deanie accepted Christ at the age of 12 and lived for Him all her life (78 years!).
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years Alfred Dwight Canipe of the home; daughter Robbin Peeler and husband Mike of Conover; two sons Sonny Canipe and wife Cheryl of Newton and Rev. Joe Canipe and wife Elaine of Lincolnton; four granddaughters Summer Hoelter and wife Katie of Belmont, Christy DeHart and husband Jason of Maiden, Hope Janowitz and husband David of Pisgah Forest and Alishia Lidke and husband Ray of Newton; five grandsons Joshua Canipe and wife Michelle of Texas, Jason Canipe and wife Ashley of Va., Andrew Pennell and wife Hilary of Michigan, Josh Peeler of Charlotte and Stephen Peeler of Hickory; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Westside Baptist Church in Maiden with Rev. Bud Painter and Rev. Jason Canipe officiating.
Burial will follow at Maiden City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
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Burke Mortuary and Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Canipe family.