obituary Lucita Renee Centron McDougald

Lucita Renee Centron McDougald, age 53, of Sanford, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Duke Medical Center in Durham.

A Graveside Service will be on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4141 S Plank Road, Sanford NC 27332.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Point Church, 304 Raleigh St, Holly Springs NC 27540 at 2:00p.m. with Pastor Chris Peltz officiating.

Lucita was born in Hartford, Connecticut on March 26, 1967 to the late Jose Antonio and Luz Colon Centron. She had a loving and generous heart, and was always giving to others and was also known for her infectious smile, her kind and compassionate spirit. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her fiancé, Christopher McDougald of Sanford; sisters, Amy Lykins of Durham and Vickie Washington also of Durham; brother, Jeff Lawton of Durham.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Go Fund Me Account at, or to American Cancer Society 2202 Wrightsville Ave Ste 111, Wilmington, NC 28403 or visit

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The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Vass.

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