Henrietta Lee Lanier

June 17, 2021


Henrietta Lee Lanier, 77, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta.

She was the daughter of John C. and Blanche Deloach Lee. Henrietta was an educator for twenty-two years in the Candler County School System. She loved teaching children and watching them grow into young adults.  She was a member of many clubs in Metter including: The Garden Club, Pineland Homemakers, Friends of the Candler County Library, Circle of Love, and the Trapnell Dekle Bible study class. She was also a volunteer at The Bridge. Henrietta enjoyed reading, cooking, and gardening, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.  She was a member of the Metter Primitive Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Harriett Watson.

Surviving are her husband of fifty-seven years, Brinson Lanier of Metter; a son, Elder Craig Lanier (Tammie) of Metter; a daughter, Lauralee Wood (Brian) of Metter; her grandchildren, Blake Williams (Miriam), Rachel Lee Clay (Evan), Brian Williams, Brendan Wood, Rheanna Lanier and Hunter Lanier; and three brothers and three sisters. 

Visitation will be Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 4-7 p.m. at Metter Primitive Baptist Church. 

The funeral service will be Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Metter Primitive Baptist Church will Elder Craig Lanier and Elder Mike Newman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to one of the following in her memory: L.C Anderson Library, 50 South Kennedy Street Metter, GA 30439; The Bridge, PO Box 66 Metter, GA 30439; Metter Primitive Baptist Church, PO Box 672 Metter, GA 30439; Rosemary Church Cemetery Fund, 60593 GA Hwy 121 N, Metter, GA 30439.

Interment will be at Rosemary Church Cemetery.

Kennedy Funeral Home, Hooks Chapel of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.

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June 19, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Metter Primitive Baptist Church
210 S. Kennedy Street
Metter, GA 30439

Funeral Service
June 20, 2021

3:00 PM
Metter Primitive Baptist Church
210 S. Kennedy Street
Metter, GA 30439

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