Thursday, December 1, 2022

Brenda D. Lanier, 81

WILMINGTON — Brenda D. Lanier, 81 of Wilmington, NC passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022. She was born to the late JC and Evelyn Andrews on December 22, 1940, in Duplin County, NC. Brenda began her work career in the early 1960’s at Cape Fear Memorial Hospital where she worked until she retired as an operating room charge nurse. Brenda and her husband, Bobby enjoyed creating stained glass pieces together, she cut the glass and he soldered the pieces together. Brenda had an adventurous spirit which took Bobby and her to many places around the globe including, Rome, Paris, Egypt, and Alaska. 

Brenda is survived by her husband, Bobby Lanier; daughters, Shandra Stocks and her husband Mike of Nashville, NC and Shelley Livengood and her husband, Danny of Wilmington; grandchildren, Andrew Stocks and his wife, Kaitlyn of Nashville, NC, Lydia Stocks of Raleigh, Nicholas Livengood of Raleigh, and Daniel Livengood of Wilmington; great grandchild, Eliza Stocks; brothers, Raybourne Andrews and his wife, Reba of Beulaville, NC and Johnny Andrews and his wife, Kay of Palmer, Alaska; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. 

Friends and family are welcome to a celebration of Brenda’s life on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, from 1 pm until her service begins at 2 pm at the Valley Chapel of Andrews Mortuary, 4108 S. College Road, Wilmington. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to: Lower Cape Fear Life Care, www.lifecare.org/donate/ 

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