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Arlena (Easterling) Castor
August 7, 1949 ~ September 8, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Arlena Easterling. "Sue" was born on August 7, 1949, in Bennettsville, SC to the late James Henry Easterling Sr. and Lillie Florence Mcrae Easterling.
On September 8th, 2023, God called Arlena "Sue" home to receive her just reward. Arlena was converted at an early age. She was a member of McZarn AME Zion Church in Laurinburg, NC, during her early life.
Arlena received her education at Shaw High School. In Laurinburg, NC. She continued her education at Sand Hills Community College in Southern Pines, NC. She also received certifications in nutrition and the elderly and multidisciplinary activities from Richmond Community College.
Arlena was quiet, and she had a beautiful smile. She enjoyed her conversations with her friend May Lewis, as they discussed their soap operas. She loved to travel, and her beautiful soprano voice that illuminated when she sang "How Great Thou Art".
Arelena was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Ellerbe; brothers, James, Jr, Billy, Thomas, and Marvin Easterling.
Arelena leaves to cherish her memory three sisters, Lillie Griffin of Cleveland, OH, Nora Easterling of Laurinburg NC, and Vondell Lee of Spring Valley, NY; one brother, Alexander Purcell of Colorado Springs CO; as well as a host of nieces, great nieces, nephews, great nephews, cousins, and friends.