OBITUARY

Lennie Irene Russ Grainger

January 29, 1921January 10, 2019

Lennie Irene Russ Grainger, age 98, of Shallotte passed away on Thursday January 10 2019 at Autumn Care of Shallotte, NC.

She was born in Brunswick County on January 29, 1921 the daughter of the late, Dennis Snow Russ and Rose Eatta Ganus Russ and Stepmother, Alpha Tyree Russ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ulysses H. Grainger, Sr. also preceded in death by two daughters, Wanda Faye Grainger, Tripp and Mary Etta Grainger Williams; a son, Ulysses H. Grainger, Jr; three brothers, Ottis Clyde Russ, Dorsey Everette Russ and Clem Russ; a grandson, Michael Light; a great-grandson, Nicky Grainger-Somersett.

Surviving are her loving children, William Dennis Granger and wife Elisabeth of Supply, Lennie Jane Grainger Causey and husband Pastor Bobby Causey of Shallotte and John Matthew Grainger and wife, Lisa of Supply, NC; a brother, David Lee Tyree of Ash, NC; a daughter in Law Betty Grainger of Ash, NC; a sister in law, Ruby Russ of Fayetteville, NC; four sisters, Betty Grainger of Ash, Rosa Jane Russ Nofsinger of New Bern, NC, Gloria Dean Russ Hughes also of Ash and Nelda Evonne Russ Thorsen of Shallotte; nineteen grandchildren, thirty-one great-grandchildren; and nine great-great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held at two o’clock in the afternoon on Monday January 14, 2019 at East Side Fellowship Church with Pastor Bobby Causey officiating.

A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

On line condolences may be sent to www.shallottefunerals.com.

A service of White Funeral and Cremation Service Shallotte Chapel 910-754-3333.

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Lennie Irene Russ Grainger

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Anna Lounsberry

January 11, 2019

I am her great niece the granddaughter of her brother Dorsie Russ . I enjoyed going with my grandpa to visit her and visiting with other family memebers. I also remember when she came to her brothers funeral she wanted to take back a piece of the fig tree and camellia tree back home to go in her yard and she did . Her and her brother had green thumbs like no body’s business. Will surly miss her she is now with with her brothers and our lord and savior see you again

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