Audrey Phelps Lassiter

June 28, 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 Corapeak, NC, 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, NC, Wayne Phelps, 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 will be held Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 2:00 PM in the Ashley Memorial Chapel of Garrett-Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Ahoskie Cemetery. Pastors Thomas Taylor and Pauline Flores will officiate.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 30, 2010 from 7:00 – 8:30PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Memorial donations made to University Health Systems Hospice Care, PO Box 272, Ahoskie, NC 27910.

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Gigi Parker Price
13 years ago

I was so sorry to hear that your mom passed away. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I used to live in Union and I went to the Union Methodist Church. I was more friends with Jean and Junior, but my thoughts are with each of you. May the good Lord bless you and give you His peace. Take care. I know how you feel. Trust in the Lord…He will help you.

Allen&Erlene Joyner
13 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.It’s not easy to loose someone especially your mother but just remember that she is at peace and not suffering anymore.

Thelbert Brown
13 years ago


I’m sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I just want to let you know that I’m thinking of you and your family and please let me know if I can do anything for you. Your friend.


Lynn Lassiter Grant
13 years ago

My Grandmother was a wonderful and loving woman and didnt care how you where and what you did she would tell you how to get it straight and then tell you that she loved you. She will be missed so much. Even though I didnt get to see her much before the lord took her I will always remember the times that I did have with her. The last time I saw her she was in so much pain and she still pulled me to her and told me that she was going to a better place and to make sure I took care of my mama and that she loved me. She even told me not to cry because she was gonna be ok. That was my grandmother not worried about how she felt just worried about the other. I love you Grandma and will miss you more than you will now. Rest in Peace and I will see you again. I LOVE YOU GRANDMA!!!!!

Winston Moss
13 years ago

Audrey’s change has come. All heaven rejoices to receive her. We all rejoice at having been richer for knowing her. Though she is no longer seen in this world, she lives on in the place that has been her most cherished goal. Cherryl and I were most blessed to have had her in our lives. The circle is not broken…we will meet again.

Gary and Wendy Jenkins
13 years ago

Your family will be in our hearts and prayers. Remember the good times, and she will always be in your heart.

With Love

Gary and Wendy Jenkins

Ray and Cassandra Baker
13 years ago

To all the family of Granny my family and I are very greatful that we got to know and LOVE Granny! I have no words to ease your pain but just know you all are in our thoughts and our Hearts!!! We love you all! Granny was A ONE OF A KIND!!!!

Janet Edwards
13 years ago

Peace to the family and we know god is smiling on Granny right now!

Ray and Cassandra Baker
13 years ago

Granny was a wonderful person and she will be missed! I am so lucky that my family and I got know her! Her Children and Grandchildren where taught well for they have shown us the same love as she did! We love you all!

Julie Lassiter
13 years ago

To All of My Cousins and to the Rest of Aunt Audrey’s family,

Although I cannot be there for the services, my heart and spirit will not be anywhere except with you all. Sending my love and comfort. I love you Aunt Audrey! You were a woman to be admired and inspired by! We need more people on this earth like you!! You will be sorely missed.

Love Your Adoring Neice,

Julie C Lassiter