Brenda Lee Carter Hanes

Published 11:32 am Friday, November 25, 2016

Mrs. Brenda Lee Carter Hanes, 70, of Advance, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at her home.

She was born Nov. 12, 1946 in Davie County to “Slim” and Sallie Carter. She married the love of her life, Kenneth Hanes on July 28, 1965. He served in Vietnam in 1967 and was wounded in the 1968 TET Offensive. He returned home to heal and they began their family, including sons, Perry Hanes, Josh Hanes and daughter-in-law, Becky.  They had 5 grandchildren, Dale, Tristan, Jeremiah, Lucy Ann, and Michael. She is also survived by 3 brothers, Craig “Stormy”, Rex and Lester Carter.

She enjoyed traveling, was a gifted stain glass artisan, and expert quilter. She won many ribbons with her quilts, including the Blue Ribbon & Judges Choice at the 2016 Dixie Classic Fair.  She had a joy and love for life.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.  The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials: Hospice of Davie, 377 Hospital St., Mocksville.