Fern Machelle Lassiter

Published 8:19 am Tuesday, September 27, 2011

FRANKLIN—Fern Machelle Lassiter, 44, of 409 Morton St. in Franklin, Va., was selected to go to heaven on Thursday, September 22, 2011.

Fern was born on February 4, 1967, in Holland, Va., to Clara C. Lassiter.

She was a graduate of Forest Glen High School in 1985. She then furthered her education at Kee’s Business College to become a CNA. After becoming a CNA, she enrolled at New Horizons to become an LPN.

She was employed at Providence Place of Maryview and Lake Prince Woods.

Fern is survived by her children, Shanea L. Copeland of Franklin, Va., and Dazzamon J. McClendon of Franklin; one goddaughter, Kimberly D. Holland; fiancée, John Calvin Faison of North Carolina; two brothers, Fernando M. Lassiter (Lisa) of Suffolk and Frederick M. Lassiter (Stephanie) of Franklin; one sister, Frenicka M. Lassiter of Suffolk; two uncles; five aunts; five nephews;six nieces; two devoted friends, Alesia Rawls and Earnestine Mallory; other relatives and many friends.

The homegoing service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2011, at Pulaski Baptist Church officiated by Dr. R.E. Rodgers. Interment will be in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 11:30 a.m.

A wake will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at Crocker Funeral Home from 7-8 p.m.

Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.