Lori Leigh Priest, age 59, of Asheboro passed away on Monday, February 11, 2020 at her home. Ms. Priest was born in Asheboro on October 2, 1960 to Oscar Linwood Priest, Jr. and Martha Powers Priest. She was employed in the textile industry for 10 years. Lori was a member of Asheboro Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was the former Vice-President of the Mayor's Disability Club. Lori was preceded in death by her mother, Martha Powers Priest and her aunts, Louise Smith, JoAnne Sanders and Bernadine Raines. Lori loved ACC Basketball and was an avid Duke Blue Devils fan. She enjoyed gardening and doing crafts. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Richard "Ricky" DeHart of Asheboro; father, Lynn Priest of Asheboro; sister, Vicki Draughn and fiancé Doug Fairrington of Asheboro; nephew, Ryan See of Dallas, GA; aunts and uncles, Roger and Iris Williams of Concord, Elswick Smith of Greensboro, and Joel and Brenda Powers of Asheboro; many beloved cousins; special Godchild, Hayden Montgomery Sands of Randleman; and her canine friend, Mollie. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 12:30-1:45 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow on Friday at 2:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rick Wilkie officiating. Burial will be held in Oaklawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The Lupus Foundation of America, 2121 K Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20037 or People to People International, World Headquarters, 2405 Grand Blvd., Suite 500, Kansas City, MO 64108 or the Randolph County Animal Shelter, 1370 County Land Rd., Randleman, NC 27317.