Stella Acey

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Stella G. Acey
FRANKLIN—Stella Lassiter Grady Acey, 87, died Oct. 4, 2008, at her residence.
She was born in Sunbury, N.C., the only child of Charles W. and Lucy Jones Lassiter.
Mrs. Acey was predeceased by two husbands, Lloyd Alton Grady and Henry Oscar Acey, and a son, Bruce Warren Grady.
A graduate of Sunbury schools, she was retired from Pruden Meat Packing, and A&P Tea Company.
She was an avid cook and gardener. She was a member of Burdette Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Peggy G. Gatje and husband Carl of Norfolk; a son, Robert C. Grady and wife Faye of Suffolk; a beloved friend, Melvin Crumpler of Franklin; seven grandchildren, Julie Burgess, Jean Farrell, Carol Brandt, Cathy Grady, Amy Santamaria, Mary Mudd, and Buddy Mudd; and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at Burdette Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Cribb officiating.
Interment followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk.
Wright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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