LAWNDALE-Blanche Lane Brackett, 93, formerly of Lawndale, passed away early Saturday morning, March 2, 2013, at Heritage Greens Independent Living in Greensboro.
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She was the daughter of the late Shufford and Ada Lane and the wife of the late J.B. Brackett for 71 years.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Beulah Hayes and Ruth Pearson, as well as an infant brother, William (Bill) Lane.
A devoted Christian and loving mother, she is survived by her son, Douglas Brackett and wife Pat of High Point; daughter, Diana Tedrick and husband Jeff of Summerfield. She maintained a life-long interest in her grandchildren, Peter Brackett of Greensboro, Samuel Brackett and wife Gretchen of Charlotte, and Hope Halso and husband Matt, also of Charlotte. She particularly enjoyed her great-grandchildren, Caroline and Sarah Grace Halso and Sadie Brackett, all of Charlotte.
In addition, she very much enjoyed gospel music and Carolina basketball, Go Heels!
Appreciation is extended to those who maintained contact with her over the years, particularly the members of First United Methodist Church in Lawndale and Morehead Methodist Church in Greensboro. It was a source of great comfort, friendship, and spiritual fulfillment to her.
Visitation: The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. prior to the service.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Stamey Funeral Home, 846 East Stagecoach Trail, Fallston.
Burial: Rose Hill Memorial Park Mausoleum
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: In recognition of her life-long devotion to and support of her church, the family requests that memorials be sent to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 548, Lawndale, N.C. 28090
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639 Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 6, 2013