KERNERSVILLE-Mildred Brackett Costner, 84, of 109 Water Mill Road, Kernersville, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the KB Reynolds Hospice House in Winston-Salem.
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A native of Lawndale, she had been living with her daughter and son-in-law for the past seven years and for the past two years in Kernersville. She retired from Sparta Mills in Lawndale.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Edley and Lula Brackett; husband, George Costner; sister, Connie Morris; and brothers, Carl and Coy Brackett.
She is survived by daughter, Hilda Brackett (Eddie); sisters, Mary Blanton (Jim), Phyllis Waters (Jack), and Nancy Person (Ray); granddaughters, Jennifer Walton (Matt) and Amee Wojdyla (Paul); and great grandchildren, Noah and Nehemiah Walton and Axel Wojdyla. She will be greatly missed by her buddie, Domino.
She lived in Lawndale until 1995 when she went to live in Wendell with her daughter. While in Cleveland County, she was a faithful member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church. At her death, she was a member of Waughtown Baptist Church in Winston-Salem where her son-in-law is pastor.
A very special thank you to the staff and doctors of Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem and the cancer center as well as Piney Grove Rest and Rehabilitation Center for their love and care of her.
In addition to the funeral service at Stamey Funeral Home in Fallston, a memorial service will also be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the chapel of Waughtown Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, with a visitation following at 2 p.m. at the church.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Stamey Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston
Officiated By: The Rev. Eddie Brackett, the Rev. Chris Emory and the Rev. Matthew Walton
Burial: Following the service, in Rose Hill Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family
Memorials: The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103
Online Condolences: www.stameyfuneralhome.com
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639
Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 22, 2012