Age: 50 Address: Bradford Road Date of Death: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Gwendolyn Thomas of Bradford Road went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 12th at her home. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of Geraldine Higgins Brackins of Burnsville and the late Harmon Brackins. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Glenda Roland. Gwen was a former employee of OMC and Mission Hospital.
Surviving, in addition to her mother, is a sister, Linda Murphy of Burnsville; a niece, Victoria Dawn Murphy and a nephew, Keith Daniel Robinson and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Friday in Higgins Free Will Baptist Church of which she was a member. Revs. Junior Peterson, Denny Wilson and Keith Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the Brackins Family Cemetery on Bradford Road.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Thursday at the church.