Maleta Basnett Gray of Buxton, Nov. 6

By on November 8, 2018

Maleta Basnett Gray, 69, of Buxton, NC went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, surrounded by her family.

A native of Buxton and one of seven children, she was born October 28, 1949, to the late Raymond and Grace Basnett.

Maleta was a dedicated homemaker, talented decorator, landscaper, and one fine cook. She loved the Lord and was a patriot to the bone.

Maleta is survived by her two children, Leonora Vernesoni (Jonathan) and Maleta Slaughter; two grandchildren, Grace Vernesoni and Jonathan Vernesoni Il; siblings, Eula Stowe, George Basnett (Judy), Darlene Basnett, and Charlene Perkins (Paul); and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She will be greatly missed.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Heritage of Faith Family Church in Frisco, NC.

Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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