Lorraine Barnett Trantham

February 9, 1938 - June 6, 2009
Lorraine Barnett Trantham

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Lorraine Barnett Trantham, 71 of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 6, 2009. Born in Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Woodrow and Ruth Gillespie Barnett. She was a graduate of Hendersonville High School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Harry C. Trantham in 1995 and her brother L.E. ìBudî Barnett.

A longtime employee of Diamond Brand she later retired from Dreicor. Most recently she worked at the Hendersonville Kmart. She was a member of French Broad Baptist Church.

Surviving are her sons Jeffory C. Trantham and wife Teresa of Mills River and Jerry D. Trantham and wife Kathy of Fletcher; five grandchildren Chae Trantham Davis and husband Jason, Jeremy Trantham, Jennifer Trantham McCall and husband Chad, Jeffory C. Trantham and wife Emry and Jordan C. Trantham; great-grandson Harrison Davis and a great-granddaughter Trantham due in October; her sister Terry B. Blackwell and husband Jimmy of Dana; her godson and nephew Jason Blackwell; as well as several other nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 3:30pm on Tuesday at Shepherd Memorial Park. Mr. Richard Rhodes will officiate. The family will receive friends following the graveside service and at other times will be at the homes of her sons Jeff and Jerry.


Tuesday, June 9, 2009
12:00 AM

Shepherd Memorial Park - Directions
5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

St. James Episcopal Church - Directions
766 N. Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • June 07, 2009
    Sean, Gina & Kristen Trantham says:
    We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Lorraine's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. If you need anything, please give us a call. We love you and miss you all very much.

  • June 08, 2009
    Richard Rhodes says:
    She was a great lady and will be missed by all.

  • June 08, 2009
    Susan and Dennis Griffin says:
    Jeff,Teresa and Family, Just to let you know that Granmoo I am sure will be missed but she is now with Harry whom she missed very much..I will be working so can't attend the funeral but know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers and that we alove you all...Take Care of yourselves too...Lots of Love

  • June 08, 2009
    Karen & Jeff Deal says:
    Jerry, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of you mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • June 08, 2009
    Peggy Corn says:
    Kathy, So sorry to hear about your mother in law. I am thinking about you..hope you are feeling better. Take care. Peggy