Martha Louise Steele

June 30, 1925October 31, 2018

Louise Coffey Steele went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at her residence with family by her side. Mrs. Steele was born on June 30, 1925 in Caldwell County to the late Monroe Coffey and Dovie Jane Clarke Coffey. She was married to her loving husband, Robert Haywood Steele, for over 50 years and was a devoted church member of First Baptist church of Lenoir. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Linda Priddy and seven siblings. She is survived by one son, Brian Steele and wife Jackie Steele and son-in-law, Charles Priddy, grandchildren; Adam Steele and wife Kara of Statesville, Steven Steele and wife Kelli of Kings Mountain, Chris Priddy and partner Jeremy Huffman of Asheville, and Kevin Priddy of Lenoir, great grandchildren; Greyson Priddy, Baylee Steele, Bryson Steele, Kyndall Steele and Breelyn Steele. A Memorial Service for Mrs. Steele will be held at First Baptist Church of Lenoir on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00pm with Rev. Josh Hughes officiating. A receiving of friends will take place one hour prior the service from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request that memorials be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St NW, Lenoir, NC 28645 or First Baptist Church of Lenoir, 304 Main St NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Louise Coffey Steele.


  • Brian Steele, Son
  • Jackie Steele, Daughter-in-law
  • Charles Priddy, Son-in-law
  • Adam Steele, Grandson
  • Steven Steele, Grandson
  • Chris Priddy, Grandson
  • Kevin Priddy, Grandson

  • Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care
  • First Baptist Church of Lenoir


  • Receiving of Friends Sunday, November 4, 2018
  • Memorial Service Sunday, November 4, 2018

Martha Louise Steele

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