SHELBY - Deborah "Debbie" Vinesett Anthony, 59, of Maple Springs Church Road, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Hospice at Wendover. A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Colman and Euzelia Simmons Vinesett.
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She was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church, where she had been the church secretary for the past 15 years. She previously worked at Time Warner for 20 years. Debbie will be remembered as one who cared for many, and loved by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Jack Simmons and Wallace Vinesett.
She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years, Stanley "Stan" Anthony of the home; daughter, Jennifer Anthony Pruett and husband Ryan of Cherryville; son, Joshua Bryant Anthony and wife Stacy of Shelby; sisters, Martha Greene, Maxine Cochran and husband Lem, Buena Hester, Pat Ledbetter and husband Tommy, and Jane Raduly; brother, Tom Vinesett and wife Wilma, all of Shelby; step-brother, Bob Blanton of Ellenboro; step-sisters, Grace Constant and husband Bob of Shelby, and Shirley Europa of Matthews; sisters-in-law, Betty Simmons of Gaffney and Doris Vinesett of Shelby; and grandchildren, Hadonn Pruett, Caitlyn and Cara Anthony, and Paxton and Lily Rea Pruett.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 10 to 12 p.m. Wednesday at the church, and other times at her home.
Funeral service: Noon Wednesday at Flint Hill Baptist Church
Officiated by: The Revs. Shane Kirby and Keith Dixon
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family.
Memorials: Flint Hill Baptist Church, 2207 Flint Hill Church Rd., Shelby, NC 28152
Online condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, NC 28152
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 25, 2014