Hilda Massey Brantley, 82, was the daughter of the late David & Gussie Debnam Massey. She graduated Middlesex High School in 1954 and was head teller for Peoples Bank, later, RBC Centura. She was a founding member of the Zebulon Rescue Squad, and member of Union Hope Baptist Church. Hilda never met a stranger & she loved people. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jerry Mack “Short” Brantley, and children James Brantley, Mary Anne Brantley, & brother, Douglas Massey.
Graveside service 2 pm, Wednesday, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by her daughter Brenda Creech (Gary) of Zebulon, sister, Jane Denton (Bobby), daughter-in-law, Lisa Brantley, grandchildren, Alana Liles, Erin Creech, Jenna Brantley (Chris), Zack Creech (Nicole), Erica Bosford, Katelyn Bosford; the lights of her life, great grandchildren, Kennedy Page, Rebecca Liles, Kendall Page, many special nieces & nephews.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Dementia Research or Transitions Lifecare.
Visitation 5:30 – 7 pm, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell & other time at Hilda’s home. www.stricklandfuneral.com