Obituary for Nila Jo (Woods) Lasiter

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Nila Jo (Woods) Lasiter

September 19, 1933 - February 10, 2015

Nila Jo (Woods) Lasiter, age 81, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, February 10, 2015 at the Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Trafalgar.

Nila was born at home in Mahalasville on September 19, 1933 to her parents, the late William P. and Murphy Della (Long) Woods. She was a 1951 graduate of Morgantown High School. Nila married William L. "Bill" Lasiter on January 20, 1951 at her parents' home in Mahalasville. He lovingly survives after 64 devoted years of marriage.

Nila retired in 1988 as an administrative assistance from Farm Bureau Insurance in Indianapolis after 29 years of service. Prior to that, she worked for the Red Gold Canning Factory in Trafalgar for five years.

Nila is survived by her husband Bill, children, Jenny (husband, Bruce) Earlywine and Dennis (wife, Lisa) Lasiter both of Trafalgar. She will be remembered by her sister: Mildred (Jerry) Blackburn of Bloomington, grandchildren: Michelle (Ron) Twaddell of Avon, Michael (Dawn) Earlywine of Indianapolis, Alicia Parrott of Franklin, Daniel (Audrey) Lasiter of Trafalgar and Jacob (Judy) Lasiter of Franklin; great grandchildren: Stefan, Jordan, Savannah, Sophie, Allison, Alia, Brett, Charlotte, Bryce and Corrin.

Nila is preceded in death by her parents; and siblings: Elizabeth Platt, Martha Woods, Bill and Bobby Woods and an infant sister.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of Morgantown. Nila enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting and was known for her vegetable and flower gardens. She, and her husband Bill, enjoyed wintering in Florida and visiting the Great Smokey Mountains, in the fall, for over 32 years. Nila loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service on Saturday at noon at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Nila to the First Christian Churchof Morgantown, "Building Fund" PO Box 306 Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Lasiter family at . Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: September 19, 1933
Died: February 10, 2015

Condolences for Nila Lasiter

Jerry and Aggie Rud posted on 1/1/00

So sorry to hear about your Mom's passing, Dennis. Our hearts and prayers are with you.


Richard & Judy Kain posted on 1/1/00

To the extended Family - So sorry for your loss. I remember Nila Jo from school in Morgantown, and as the Aunt of Sharon. God Bless you All !


Sharon Platt Kain posted on 1/1/00

Dear Family, My first thought is I have lost my childhood playmate. Nila Jo and I shared many adventures and memories of growing up "Woods". I will miss her always but am thankful for the joy we shared as friends even though she was my aunt. You were so lucky to have a Mother who loved you so much.


Barbara Wilkerson posted on 1/1/00

Bill; I was saddened to hear of Nila's passing. You and the entire family have been in my thoughts and my prayers. I know how much you will all miss her. May God strengthen you during this time. Barbara Wilkerson


Joyce Pearson posted on 1/1/00

Dennis I just want you to know that you and your family are in my prayers. I know hearts are broken but remember how much she loved you and the memories of her will be with you forever. God Bless All of You


Angie Brown posted on 1/1/00

Dennis - so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. May it give you comfort that she has gone to the Lord and that one day you may see her again.


TOM PARK posted on 1/1/00

Dennis & Lisa, Please accept my condolences for the loss of your Mother. I hope those special times I know you cherish will bring you peace at this time. Tom Park Pittsboro, Indiana


Sharon Walker-Morris posted on 1/1/00

Jenny and Dennis and families: So sorry to learn of the passing of your mom Nila. I will remember her with always having a gentle smile. May God bless you and your familes with His grace as you go through this tough time Sharon


Teresa Woods posted on 1/1/00

I'm so sorry to hear of Aunt Nila's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Ron & Nancy Hughes posted on 1/1/00

Nila Jo was always such a blessing to my mother, Berniece Hickman. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time. - Ron & Nancy Hughes


Michele Oertel posted on 1/1/00

Extending my condolences to Dennis and family as you likely continue to deal with your loss.... May your mother's soul rest in peace, and may you rest in God's comfort and peace....