Laney Stroud Schutt

July 12, 1918 - September 14, 2010
Laney Stroud Schutt


Laney Stroud Schutt

Laney Stroud Schutt, 92, passed into the hands of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove.

Laney was born July 12, 1918, the daughter of the late Luther and Alice Davis Stroud of Kinston, NC. She was predeceased by her sister Ruby C. Stroud and her brother Benjamin R. Stroud. She was the widow of George Craig Schutt who predeceased her in 1962. She was a member of St. Pauls Lutheran Church.

Laney graduated with an RN degree from Lenoir County Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Kinston, NC, in 1940. She came to Wilmington upon her graduation and began work at James Walker Hospital. During that time, she met and married George on September 28, 1941. She worked at James Walker Hospital until the opening of New Hanover Regional Medical Center where she was on the IV team. In the early 70’s, she was the Director of Nursing at the former Guardian Care Nursing Home in Burgaw, NC. In her later years of nursing, she did private duty.

She is survived by her three children, George T. Schutt of Wilmington, Jane S. Hines and husband Al of Fleetwood, NC and Craig Stroud Schutt of Wilmington, three grandsons, Scott Hines and Brad Hines of Winston-Salem, NC, and Jeremy Schutt of Wilmington, several cousins, nieces, nephews, and many loving friends.

The family would like to thank the staff of Autumn Care for their unending professionalism, love and respect for their mother.

Funeral service will be at 11am, Friday, September 17, 2010, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, 12 N. 6th St., Wilmington, NC, with the Rev. John Misenheimer.

The family will greet friends and family one hour before the service in the Church Sanctuary. Burial will be at Oakdale Cemetary. Memorials may be made in memory of Laney to St. Pauls Lutheran Church or to the charity of ones choice.

A service of Village Road Memorial Chapel, Leland, NC.


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  • September 16, 2010
    Christina Greene says:
    Jane, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I know what a huge part she played in your life. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • September 16, 2010
    alliene gause says:
    thinking of you and praying that god will send you peace in this difficult time..

  • September 16, 2010
    Katherine Bissinger Parker says:
    I was sorry to hear of Laney's death but she had a wonderful life surrounded by a wonderful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Jane, we are in the mountains and I have hear how much you are enjoying living near Jefferson. We still miss you at St Pauls.

  • September 16, 2010
    Linda Benson says:
    Craig & family, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's death. You and your family will be in my prayers. May God bless you and give you strenght at this time. Linda Benson

  • September 16, 2010
    Sam & Doris Moore Hodges says:
    Sorry, we cannot be with you at this time. As a cousin I have fond memories of Laney and her family, Uncle Luther,Aunt Alice, Ruby & "Bud". Our thoughts & prayers will be with you during these coming days.