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Ethel Gertrude (Lightsey) Lambert

March 31, 1945 ~ September 8, 2020 (age 75)


Sylva, Ethel Gertrude Lightsey Lambert, age 75, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Mission Memorial Hospital.

A native of Florida, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Bernice Sanders Lightsey.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, George Franklin Lambert, who died in 2019; grandson, Michael Miller; and daughter-in-law, Tammy Camp.  Ethel enjoyed playing bingo with her friends and collecting unique owl figurines.  Her most prized possession was her beautiful family.  Ethel loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

Ethel is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Davy and her husband, Gary, of Beaufort, South Carolina; three sons, Kenneth Camp, of Candler, Dennis Camp, of Sylva, and William Johnson, of Sylva; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and her precious dog, Pebbles.

A private family service will be held at later date.

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