Betty Jean (Hawks) LambertFebruary 12, 1940 ~ January 5, 2018 (age 77)
Betty Jean Lambert, age 77, of Franklin, NC, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, January 5, 2018. She was born in Macon County, the daughter of the late Robert Hawks, Sr. and Mary Lou McCarty Hawks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Lambert who died November 2, 2001. Mrs. Lambert was a good Christian woman, she loved people, loved her family and loved the Lord. She had worked as a seamstress in the textile industry and was a member of New Found Baptist Church.
She is survived by three sons, Robert "Bob" Lawrence Lambert (Rita) of Franklin, NC, "Keith" Frank K. Lambert (Kimberly) of Altamonte Springs, FL and Thomas Paul Lambert of Marietta, GA; brothers, Bobby Hawks (Margaret) of Franklin, NC, and Frank Hawks and Theda Kay of Etowah, NC; sisters, Sue Farmer of Franklin, NC, Marilyn Moss (Robert) of Franklin, NC, Carolyn Donaldson (Cap) of Andrews, NC, Elaine Sanders of Franklin, NC, JoAnn Tallent of Franklin, NC and Jan Lowe of Elm City, NC; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:00 am at New Found Baptist Church, with Rev. John Hartley, Rev. Allen Waters and Rev. S. J. Waters officiating. Burial will be in Rush Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Todd McConnell, Adam Tallent, Cap Donaldson, Scott Farmer, Kevin Brown and Tayler Shirley. Honorary pallbearer will be McRay Tallent. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Monday evening at Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory.
Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Lambert family. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.