Vera Elizabeth Williams Ganey, of Leland, slipped away from her earthly home to her heavenly home March 27, 2013.
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She was born in Leland Feb. 24, 1919, to W. H. (Bill) and Elizabeth (Liz) Williams, who preceded her in death along with her husband, H.M. (Billy) Ganey; grandsons, Jeff and Josh Morgan; sisters, Francis Williams, Irene Neville and Emma (Tootsie) Gore; and brothers, W.H. (Buddy) Williams Jr., and Ralph (Winkie) Williams.
She was a long-time member of Elah Baptist Church, where she served in many capacities. She retired from Wilmington Coca-Cola.
She is survived by her children, Rodger Ganey (Jo), Grant Ganey (Francis), Gale Morgan (Cam), and Velma Maultsby (Jack); sister, Mae Brinson; brother, Houston Williams; grandchildren, Dehn Ganey (Karen), Geanie Honeycutt (Joe), Joel Morgan, Larry Maultsby, Beth Rivenbark, Jeremy Ganey (Lucy), Jodi Ganey and Wendy Little; and great-grandchildren, Corey, Chase, Zach, Brittany, Cameron, Cole, Garrett, Emma, Sam, DeWayne, Laura and Jordan.
Memorial services were Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Elah Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Long and the Rev. Jack Miller officiating. Burial was in the Ganey Family Cemetery in Leland.
Pallbearers were Billy Williams, Ryan Williams, Joe Child, Keith Gore, Jason Gore and Tim Brinson. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of Elah Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elah Baptist Church Building Fund or Lower Cape Fear Hospice.
The family would like to express deep gratitude and appreciation to her caregivers for the last four years.
Memories and condolences with the family may be shared at www.wilmingtoncares.com
Arrangements by Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, Village Road Chapel, 525 Village Rd., Leland.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Apr. 11, 2013