Carolyn Lanier

November 17, 1936 - February 10, 2008
Carolyn Lanier

Sue Carolyn Lanier, 71, of Currie NC died Sunday February 10, 2008 at the Pender Memorial Hospital.

Sue was born in Columbus County the daughter of the late Samuel E. Smith and Sue Rebecca Nelson Smith. She is also predeceased by brothers Nelson Smith; Bill Smith; Raymond Smith and Herbie Smith. She was a retired employee of Del Laboratory in Burgaw.

Surviving are Husband Bennie Lanier; Daughters and their Husbands Connie and Carlos Guijarro of Wilmington; Pam and Ronnie Batson of Currie; Son and his wife Kevin and Tina Potter of Wilmington. Sisters Frances Caldwell and Judy Hufham of Wilmington; Brothers S.E Smith of Wilmington; Charles Lawson Smith of Holden Beach; Jerry Smith of Cerro Gordo; and Dawson Smith. Nine grandchildren; Nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 6:00 P.M Thursday February 14, 2008 at the Faith Baptist Church, 405 Shipyard Blvd. The Rev. Frank Hackworth and Dr. Charles L. Smith will officiate.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • February 12, 2008
    nichole jaydon alex (ryan) says:
    hi guys we love you so much and were soo sorry for what has happened shes VERY loved and missed by us

  • February 12, 2008
    Josephine Guijarro says:
    My prayers are with you and your family. May God be with you at this difficult time.

  • February 13, 2008
    ANNA MAE JORDAN VAUGHAN says:
    MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU. I AM SORRY I CANNOT BE WITH YOU DURING THIS TIME. WITH LOVE, ANNA MAE

  • February 14, 2008
    Sheri Reec - Jones says:
    Our Granny...."your girls" and I will carry your precious memories in our hearts forever. You always told us a memory will last forever if you take time to make them and we were so blessed to have so many special memories with you. You are the love of my life..... "....we promise we'll be careful...we love you around the world and back again" Paw Paw we love you.

  • February 14, 2008
    Cortney Robinson says:
    MawMaw, I will miss you so VERY much. You have taught me so much and I am so thankful for the time we had together. I will miss going strawberry and tomato pickin' with you and canning pickles, but promise to continue our traditions just as you taught me. I love you VERY, VERY much!!!