Lois Elizabeth Hauser

July 17, 1918 ~ February 20, 2013 (age 94)


Lois Elizabeth Brown Hauser was born July 17, 1918 in Winston-Salem, NC the daughter of Gladys Mae Brown and Butler Nesby. She married Charlie Brady Hauser and they were blessed with two daughters, Fay Elizabeth Hauser-Price and Lois Patricia "Peaches" Hauser Golding. She attended the Winston-Salem City Schools and graduated from Winston-Salem Teachers College with a B.S. Degree in 1940. She earned a Masters Degree from NC A & T State University in 1961 with additional study at Duquesne University in Pittsburg, PA. Her career included 31 years of teaching in the Henry Training Elementary Schools in Martinsville, VA, the Ninth Avenue Elementary School in Hendersonville, NC, the Highland Elementary School in Spartanburg, SC, the Fairfax Elementary School in Fairfax, SC, and the Cook Elementary, Kimberly Park Elementary, Brown Elementary and Rural Hall Elementary Schools in the Winston-Salem, NC Public School System. Her organizations included secretary of Sunday School Class #5, Sarah Missionary Circle and a Charter Member of the Handbell Choir as a member of Mt Zion Baptist Church in Winston Salem. She was also a member of the Pfafftown Chapter of the National Women of Achievement, and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society in Education. As a member of Rho Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, she served as co-Chair of the Blue Revue Committee for many years as well as being a graphic artist and member of the scrapbook committee. Her hospitality talents were shared with the Winston-Salem chapter of the Moles where she was a secretary and member of the Courtesy Committee. She was a member of the Winston-Salem Needle Point Guild, and the Winston Salem State University Alumni Association. She was also a Life Member of the NAACP and the Sir Walter Cabinet, which consists of wives of members of the NC General Assembly and other State Officials. Other activities include membership in the K Court Community Club, the Flower Niche Garden Club, the D.N.'s Pinochle Club, drawing, painting, doll making activities, and volunteering at the Dixie Classic Fair's Flower Show, as a recorder for the Historical Park Division of the Fair. Her home has been open to visitors, friends and friends of her children, in a home away from home manner. Some of her guests included two Wake Forest students, one from South Korea, and one from Bamenda, Cameroon, Africa; two students at the NC School of the Arts; exchange Students from Bucaramanga, Colombia South America; and two ladies from Pimpese Kinshasa Congo, Africa. She has helped provide funds for her husband's school age brothers and sisters, one of whom lived with the family and graduated from High School in Hendersonville, NC. Many local couples and friends of her children have camped and boated with the family at the beach, in Canada and at local and out of State campgrounds. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Dr. C.B. Hauser, on November 11, 2007; one brother, Robert Lee; one aunt, Carol (Odell) Mayo; one uncle, Will (Clara) Nesby. On February 20, 2013, she died at Silas Creek Manor in Winston-Salem. Her sweet and loving spirit is now dancing with the angels. Loving survivors include her daughters, Fay Hauser-Price (Louis Price) of Van Nuys, CA, and Peaches Golding (Robert Golding) of Bristol, England; two grandchildren, Charles Golding and Sierra Elizabeth; three sisters-in-law, Beulah Hoover, Doris Elliott, and Olena (Junior) Page; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the WSSU Foundation, 311 Blair Hall, W-S, NC 27110. In the memo line, indicate memorial to the Charlie Brady and Lois Hauser Scholarship. A special thank you to those who stood in the gap for Fay and Peaches at the later stage of our Mother's life. Your kindness and fellowship with her was cherished by her, and greatly appreciated by us. We love you and count ourselves mightily blessed to have such faithful friends and family. Our heartfelt thanks to Donna and John Pinkney, Olena and Junior Page, Doris Elliott and Jannis Floyd, Eugene Graham, Ella Wright, Celeste Kimber and Beulah Hoover, Dee, Karen Raschke, Raphael Hauser, the Graham Family, Mutter Evans, Donald Benson Family, Mt. Zion Church Members, The Rho Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta, Right At Home, Forest Heights Senior Living Center, and Silas Creek [Kindred] Rehabilitation Center. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lois Elizabeth Hauser please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Evergreen Cemetery

Winston-Salem, NC,

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