Minister Stephanie Lamb, 50, of Wilson, NC transitioned to gain eternal rest at her home in Wilson, North Carolina on Thursday, November 5, 2020 while surrounded by her loving family.
The funeral service has been rescheduled, due to inclement weather, to Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 12 noon at Contending For The Faith Church Ministries, 1006 Academy Street, Wilson, NC. Dr. Dameion Royal will officiate and burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery, 1717 Bishop L. N. Forbes Street, Wilson, NC.
In order to provide protection for our community, the family has limited the number of attendees to 300. Each attendee must receive a ticket prior to entry. In addition, masks will be required and temperature checks will be done at the door. The entry located on Carroll Street will be the only entry that will be used for funeral attendees.
The funeral service will be live-streamed @ https://www.facebook.com/ContendingFaith
The public visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, November 11, 2020, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy., Wilson, NC.
Preceding her in death was her father, Earl Douglas Batts; Grandparents, James "Bay" Manning, John Richard Hagans, Walter Boston, Sr., Helen Boston and Mary Hagans; two uncles, Leon Sumler and Alphonzo Sumler; her mother-in-law, Hattie Mae Lamb-Gardner; and her brother-in-law, Kelly Donnell Lamb.
Loving memories will forever linger in the hearts of: her husband, Kelvin D. Lamb of the home; one daughter, Tekeyla D. Batts of Greensboro, NC; two sons, Tykeem D. Batts of Wilson, NC and Kelvin D. Lamb, II of San Antonio, TX; three grandsons, Jayden Batts, Julian Nathan and Sailor Earl Batts; her mother, Brenda Marie Sumler of Wilson, NC; step mother, Louise B. Batts of Wilson, NC; father and mother-in-law, Grady and Peggy Daniels of Wilson, NC; grandmother-in-law, Alnora Beamon of Pikeville, NC; three sisters, Wanda Michelle Batts and Tammy Denise Horne (Walter), all of Wilson, NC and Ayanna Batts of Philadelphia, PA; one brother, known as Johnnie Wiz - Johnnie Bernard Batts (Alice) of Wilson, NC; six sisters-in-law, Katina D. Lamb of Fremont, NC, Kimberly Johnson (Kevin) of St. Louis, MO, Candra Harris (Travis) of Wilson, NC, Leah Daniels of Wilson, NC, Keta Lamb of Goldsboro, NC and Chelsea Daniels of Wilson, NC; her aunts, Vestia Hagans of Wilson, NC, Ruth Bryant (George) of MD, Joan Cummings of Brooklyn, NY, Diane Sumler of Rocky Mount, NC and Marjorie Holmes of Pikeville, NC; her uncles, Pastor Richard Hagans (Felicia) of Greenville, NC, Larry Hagans (Jean) of Wilson, NC and Pastor Walter Boston, Jr. (Lisa) of Charlotte, NC; her extended family, Doozy Jenkins (Stella), Max Jenkins (Shirlene), Lenny Jenkins, Marcy Jenkins, Quinton Jenkins, Dwan Jenkins (Stella), Pamela Jenkins, Dana Jenkins (Stephon) all of Philadephia, PA, Kim Cox (Ricky) and Aaron Roundtree both of Wilson, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins and close friends - a niece and nephew Stephanie helped her sisters rear, Tiara Horne and Travaris Batts; all of her cousins were special, but there were two cousins that she called cou-sister and cou-brother, Carol Joyner (Dwight) and Richie Hagans (special friend, Charnise); her surrogate father and mother, Deacon James (Pop) and Sister Charsena (Momma-C) Thomas of Elm City, NC; two special god-daughters, Bria Batts and Layla Evelyn Rose Atkinson; three god-sons, Minister Quincy Spell, Jr., RaeQwon Ellis and Khalyb Robinson; her god-parents, Elder Beverly Webb and Mother Carol Stevens-Atkinson; and her fury baby, her Yorkshire Terrier, Bently Lamb of the home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway, Wilson, NC.
Condolences may be posted to www.stevensfamilyfuneralhome.com or faxed to 252-991-5849.
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