GREENSBORO —Bonnie Lancaster Cyrus, 99, a patient of the Skill Care Unit of Whitestone, a Masonic and Eastern Star Community, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 26, 2012. Visitation will be held at L. Harold Poole Funeral Services, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, from 1 to 2 p.m. today (Saturday, Dec. 29). Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be at Montlawn Memorial Park.

Born in Franklin County to John Thomas Lancaster and Florence Elizabeth Lancaster, she grew up on a tobacco farm in Franklin County. She  was a Youngsville High School graduate and a member of First Reliance Church in Raleigh.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Cyrus; brother, Wilson Lancaster; and her sister, Estelle L. Pearce.

Surviving: six nieces and two nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.

Condolences to the family may be sent to under Obituaries.