Audrey Lassiter

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 2, 2010

Audrey Phelps Lassiter, age 88 of the 200 Block of St. John-Millennium Road, died Monday, June 28, 2010 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on September 24, 1921, in Creswell, NC, the daughter of the late Bailey and Clara Phelps. She has been preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Charlie Robert Lassiter, Sr.
Mrs. Lassiter was a homemaker and loved flowers and spending time with her family and friends she was known to many as “Granny”. She was a member of Union Methodist Church.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Carolyn Todd, Wayne Lassiter and his wife, Wanda, of Aulander, Ray Lassiter and his wife, Ivey, of Ahoskie, Carol Ann Lassiter and her husband, Donald, of Roanoke Rapids, Jean Watlack of Spring Lake, NC, Charlie Lassiter Jr. and his wife, Vicki, of Corapeake and Brenda Whitaker and her husband, Mike, of Ahoskie. She is also survived by her 21 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; three brothers, S.D. Phelps, Avery Phelps of Plymouth and Wayne Phelps of Augusta, GA.
Besides her parents and her husband, Mrs. Lassiter was predeceased by her brothers, Andy Phelps, Bailey Phelps and Gerald Phelps.
A Celebration of Life service was held Thursday, July 1, 2010 in the Ashley Memorial Chapel of Garrett-Jones Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Ahoskie Cemetery. Pastors Thomas Taylor and Pauline Flores officiated.
The family will receive friends Wednesday at the home.
Memorial donations made to University Health Systems Hospice Care, PO Box 272, Ahoskie, NC 27910.
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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Lassiter family.