Catherine (Katie) Conseen Lambert, 76, born July 11, 1938, of the 3200 Acre Tract community, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, Feb. 18, 2015 following an extended illness.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Lucy Ann Queen; son, Steven Raby; and her brother, James Conseen.
She is survived by three sons, Eric Lambert and wife Elaine of Balsam, Dwayne Lambert and wife Crissy and Brent Lambert of Cherokee, and special “son”, Hunter Lambert of the home; four grandsons, Hunter, Trace, Tay and Hickory; and two granddaughters, Briawnna and Meli.
She is also survived by her sister, Joyce C. Dugan of Cherokee, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Katie retired from Qualla Housing Authority of Cherokee where she had been employed for over thirty years.
She was a faithful member of Old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Cherokee.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Friday, Feb. 20 at Old Antioch Baptist Church. Revs. Denny Crowe and Ben Reed will officiate with burial in the Boiling Springs Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Betty’s Place in Cherokee.
Pallbearers will be David Blanton, Richard French, Dean Dugan, Patrick Kahze, Ed Thompson, Tony Cabe, and Dean Swayney with honorary pallbearers being Trace Lambert, Hunter Lambert, and James Tay.
Crisp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.