August 23, 2023, 88, Goldsboro —
Lena Bruce Lanier Casey, 88, died Wednesday at Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kinston. Born in Duplin County, Lena was the daughter of the late Matt “Tebe” Lanier and Sallie Bradley Lanier and wife of the late Ralph Steele Casey. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Casey Thompson, a son-in-law, Ricky Avon Thompson, and daughter, Violet Casey Ferrell, a son, Randall Ralph Casey, and a great-grandson, Brandson Casey. Lena owned Ralph Casey’s Grocery, Auto Parts, and Garage for many years in Seven Springs.
A service to celebrate Lena’s life will be held in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home on Sunday at 3:00 P.M. with Rev. Ashley Summerlin officiating. Burial will follow at Pineview Cemetery near Seven Springs. The family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Lena is survived by her grandchildren, Nita Diane Thompson Jones and husband, Vance Foy Jones, Jr., Randy Avon Thompson and wife, Mary Lou Thompson, Robert Ferrell, Ralph Ferrell and Ronald Casey; her great-grandchildren, Abagail Thompson, Macey Thompson, Ricki Lane, Micheal Jones, Ann-Leigh Nagy, Timothy Nagy, Bryant Ferrell, Bailey Smith, Alexis Anderson, Summer Ludlum, Stephanie Herring and Christopher Casey.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be directed to
Harmony Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
312 Warren Ave.
Kinston, NC 28501
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Casey family and online condolences may be sent to www.shumate-faulk.com.