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Shelby Jean Lambert

PAMPLICO, SC – Shelby Jean Lambert, 76, passed away at home in Pamplico on Monday, September 9, 2019, after an extended battle with both dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019, in the chapel of Waters-Powell Funeral Home in Florence.

She was born in Florence, a daughter of the late Jean and Dorothy Evans Haynes.  Mrs. Lambert was retired from Wellman Industries. Formerly of Picayune, Mrs. Lambert moved to Pamplico, SC, to be with family during her illness.

Even through the worst times, she smiled and gave kisses, never truly giving in to the disease or letting it take away her love for her family.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, David W. Burns; a daughter, Letitia M. Nettles; and a brother, Julian B. Haynes.

Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Bryant B. “Bingo” Lambert of Picayune, MS; daughter, Angel R. Carlisle of Pamplico, SC; son, Raymond A. Burns of Picayune, MS; step-son, Robert W. Carlisle of Florence, SC; six sisters, Sherrie (James) Puckett of York, SC, Dorrie (Phillip) Ridenhour of West End, NC, Judon (Johnny) Shelley of North Myrtle Beach, SC, Lenora Starling, Wanda Dowling, and Elsie Silva, all of Florence, SC; 7 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.