She was preceded in death by her father and mother, W.C Hambrick and Glover Justice Hambrick, and by her brothers Billy and Richard Hambrick.
She is survived by one sister Betty J. Horne, niece Molly Kelly, and great nice and nephew Erin(Jim) Dobson and Chris(Kim)Kelly and a host of great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
She is also survived by her loving husband of 65 years J.C Laxson Jr.
Commonly known as Granny, Vera was the beloved mother of 5 children, grandmother to 11 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Vera was a christian woman first and foremost. She was involved in the Womens Missionary Union and a member of The First Baptist Church in Morrison, Tennessee. Her love for the Lord was proven by all of those who knew her and loved her for her talents of cooking, sewing, and selfless acts of caring for those around her. She considered herself a homemaker and took that job title very serious and of the utmost of importance.
The family that Granny devoted her life to are as follows: Children: Andy Laxson, Ann(Mike) Pelham, Faye(Gary) Prater, Amos(Sheila) Laxson, Connie(Rusty) Heatherly. Grandchildren: Lynn(Mark) Myers, Jason(Tiffany) Laxson, Rachel(Daniel) Freeze, Becky(Glenn) Shelton, Matthew(Danielle) Pelham, David(Lindsey) Kennedy, Charity(Jason) Locke, Bethany(Scott) Patterson, Hannah(Brandon) Osborne, Catherine Heatherly and Ryan Heatherly. Great-Grand Children: Sam and Ben Myers, Lily Laxson, Madison and Megan Hartwig, Will Freeze, Kristen, Ali, and Emily Shelton, Edith and Mabel Pelham, Ashlyn Grace Kennedy, Dustin and Abby Guy, Colten and Caleigh Locke.
Friday, February 20, 2015, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home
Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Central Funeral Home
Brother Jerry Lusk and Dr. Brenton Cox
Central Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.