Vera Ilene Flinchum Lackey, 91, of Statesville, N.C., passed away April 5, 2022, at her home after a brief illness. Vera was born September 28, 1930, in Surry County to the late Floyd Flinchum and Cora Boyles Flinchum.

Vera worked at Carolina Café and she was a member of South River Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Osborne Lackey; one brother, Burt Flinchum; five sisters, Ona F. Marlow, Mallie F. Campbell, Opal F. Evans, Treva F. Hooper, and Theva Flinchum.

Survivors include one son, E. Wayne White of Statesville; three daughters, Dianne White Griffith and husband Ray of Statesville, Joan White Carter and husband Dennis of Statesville, and Deborah White Pierce, and husband Doug of Florida. Six grandchildren Jeremy White, Shana Brooks, Josh Carter, Rikki Carter, Jason Pierce, Christopher Pierce, and eight great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted Friday, April 8, 2022, at 3 p.m. at South River Baptist Church. Rev. Chris Thompson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the Graveside.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Chapman Funeral Home is serving the Lackey family.

2 thoughts on “Vera Ilene Flinchum Lackey

  1. Norma Graham says:

    Rest In Peace, my sweet lady. My heart goes out to the family. ❤️ Norma @ Greg’s BBQ

  2. Cathy Penland says:

    I wanted to leave a message for my wonderful mother-in-law. What a wonderful lady and I mean lady. She was a good Christian woman, and I know some day I will see her again. She will definitely be missed. God bless the family also.

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