Josephine Burchfield Lance, 90, of Gaston County, formerly of Bryson City, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 27, 2014, at her residence.
A native of Bryson City, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ida McMahan Burchfield.
She was preceded in death by her son David Brookshire Sr. and husband Julian C. Lance.
She is survived by daughter Teresa Lance Anderson and husband Jerry C. of S.C.; son, Frank Laws and wife Carolyn of Lincolnton; daughter, Linnie Kiser and husband Marvin of Waco and daughter, Carlene Houlk and husband Danny of Maiden; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held from 1 until 2 p.m. Sunday at Crisp Funeral Home.
At 2 p.m. Sunday, she will be taken to Arlington Cemetery for a graveside service.