Mrs. Myrtle Irene Branch LeQuire



Mrs. Myrtle Irene Branch LeQuire, 86, of Mocksville passed away at her home on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. She was born in Surry County on October 14, 1930 to the late Grover Cleveland and Frances Caroline Mitchell Branch. Mrs. LeQuire retired from J.C. Penney’s after many years of service. She was a faithful member of Flat Rock Pentecostal Holiness Church as long as she lived in Mt. Airy. She loved God, her family and friends, always putting others first. She is survived by a daughter, Jayne Crotts and husband, Steve; sons, Earl Haynes and wife, Dianne, Dana Haynes and wife, Helen; grandchildren, Valerie Mauney and husband, Scott, Cody Black and husband, Jason; three great grandsons, two great granddaughters; life-long best friend, Pauline Eads; special nieces, Mary Lou Rigney, Jackie Snow and Nancy Hemmings; and many other nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. LeQuire was preceded in death by her husband, William, “Bill” LeQuire; grandchildren, Casey Childers, Courtney Childers, Chad Johnson and Scott Channing Haynes; sisters, Ruth Haymore and Vergie Haynes; brothers, Banks, Howard, Jacob, Huler and Ray Branch. A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Moody Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC, 3655 Reed St., Winston Salem, NC 27107; Salvation Army, 651 S. South St., Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, Memphis, TN 38101-2151. Online condolences may be made at