Sue Landon Alfriend

Sue Landon Alfriend

Sue Landon Alfriend of The Pines at Davidson, formerly of North Wilkesboro, died Sept. 9, 2020, at home. She was a native of North Wilkesboro, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clayton Landon Jr., and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Va., and a master of science degree in business and economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mrs. Alfriend was vice president in charge of the Marketing Department at Northwestern Bank. She attended banking schools and was a speaker at regional and national bank marketing meetings. After retiring from Northwestern Bank, she sold insurance products to banks and savings and loan associations in four states.

She was a past chairman of the North Wilkesboro Merchants Association, director of the Triad Girl Scout Council, director of the Wilkes County Library, co-chairman of Old Wilkes Inc., and president of the North Wilkesboro Kiwanis Club. She was a member of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Alfriend is survived by her loving daughter, Landon Alfriend Dunn and partner, Tim Ryan, of Matthews; granddaughter, Sarah Dunn Aarons and husband, Tyler, of Annandale, Va.; granddaughter, Susan Dunn Auten and husband, Taylor, of Cary; three great-grandchildren, Helen, Stuart and Violet; sister-in-law, Barbara Sisk Landon, of Wilmington; nephew, H. Clayton Landon IV, and wife, Sherry, of Wilmington; and niece, Helen Landon Terranova and husband, Gordon, and daughter, Sterling, of Charlotte. She was preceded in death by her dear brother, Henry Clayton Landon III, MD.

A family graveside service will be held at the Landon family plot in Mountlawn Memorial Park, with the Reverend Steve Snipes presiding. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Wilkes Heritage Museum, formerly Old Wilkes Inc., at 100 East Main Street, P.O. Box 935, Wilkesboro, N.C., 28697, or to the N.C. Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at FNCLBPH, 1841 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, N.C., 27635.

Condolences may be sent online by visiting Miller Funeral Service of North Wilkesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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