Christeen A. Brewer, 85
CLINTON – Mrs. Christeen Avent Brewer, 85, 120 Southwood Drive, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Mary Gran Nursing Center.
The funeral will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 2 at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Faison with the Reverend Dr. Richard Walker officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3 in Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Brewer, born in Sampson County, was the daughter of the late Spencer Garland Avent and Nettie King Avent and was the widow of Ernest Victor Brewer. She retired from Hargrove Elementary School as a teacher assistant and was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church where she was a choir member, a member of WMU and a Sunday School teacher.
She was predeceased by a son Leon Brewer; a brother, Sandlin Avent; and a special cousin, Garland Avent.
She is survived by a daughter, Denise Brewer Bullard and husband Johnny of Clinton; a daughter-in-law, Betty Brewer of Clinton; four grandchildren, Taylor Blake Bullard, Connor Austin Bullard, Monica Brewer Puryear and husband Neil, Chad L. Brewer and wife Angie; four great-grandchildren, Savannah Puryear, Kensley Puryear, Zoey Brewer and Cullen Brewer; a sister, Patty Avent Farr and husband Frank of Grantham; a sister-in-law, Joyce Avent; two nieces, Sue Hill and Brenda Sinclair; and two nephews, Brian Hood and Cliff Avent.
The family will receive friends following the service Sunday evening at Piney Grove Baptist Church and other times at the home of Betty Brewer, 147 Nathan Dudley Road, Clinton.
Memorials may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1818 N. McCullen Road, Faison, NC 28341.
The family wishes to express their thanks to the 800 Hall Staff of Mary Gran Nursing Center as well as family and friends for all of the tender loving care and support over the years.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.crumpler-honeycutt.com.
Arrangements are by Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, 118 Fayetteville Street, Clinton, NC 28328.