SHELBY-Mrs. Louise "Sis" Brackett, 83, of Shelby, passed away on Nov. 29, 2012, at White Oak Manor of Shelby. A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Alexander Newton and Mary Willie Sanders Newton.
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Mrs. Brackett previously worked at Belmont Mill and Ora Mill and was a member of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fay Edgar Brackett; a grandson, Gary Cooper; a great grandson, Christopher Cooper; brothers, Ronnie, Charles, Tommy and J. C. Newton; and sisters, Gail Wilson, Grace Adams, Faye Brackett and Martha Raye Morrow.
She is survived by her son, Keith Brackett and wife Linda of Shelby; daughter, Linda Rivers of Kings Mountain; two brothers, Steve Newton and Ricky Newton of Shelby; sisters, Muriel Bridges of Shelby, Brenda Pruett of Casar & Shirley Brady of Casar; grandchildren, Jeremy Brackett and (Jennifer), Robert Cooper and (Martha), Tracy Lanier and (Paul), Donnie Cooper and (Carrie); Chrissy Lanier and Don Smith, Paula Creighton, Gina Short (Monk); great grandchildren, Randy Cooper, Stephanie Champion, Anthony Pruitt, Brad Cooper, Justin Cooper, Kaelyn Brackett, Kenan Brackett, Gerald, Courtney and Morgan Lanier, Austin, Alyssa, J.P and Alex Creighton, Alexis, MJ Short; great-great grandchildren, Madison, Mariah and Bryson Cooper, Sydney, Laney and Bryson champion, Mason and Bailey Pruitt and Braxton Cooper; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Her family wishes to extend a special thank you to her "family" at White Oak Manor for the love and care they provided during her stay.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of Putnam Baptist Church, and other times at the home of her son, Keith Brackett, 2915 Poplar Circle, Shelby.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Putnam Baptist Church, following the visitation
Officiated By: The Rev. Bryan Glisson
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Putnam Baptist Church Building Fund, 1146 County Home Rd., Shelby, N.C., 28152
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Cleveland Funeral Services
2518 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28150
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 1, 2012