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Lala Mae (Tickle) Lambert

February 21, 1925 ~ March 11, 2019 (age 94)


Mrs. Lala Mae Tickle Lambert, age 94, of Mt. airy, passed away peacefully in the presence of both of her sons on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.  She was born February 21, 1925 in White Plains, daughter of the late Charlie and Elizabeth Creed Tickle.  She was the widow of the late Vincent H. Lambert, decorated veteran of World War II.  Lala graduated from White Plains High School and attended Beauty School in Greensboro.  Returning to Mt. Airy she managed the Glamour Shop for several years. Then she met and married Vincent Lambert.  Later on in her career she worked at Faree’s, moving on to Rees Additions, both popular women’s shops.  She enjoyed a faithful clientele who relied on her for expert advice.  She will be remembered as a great mother, friend and neighbor.  Lala was a faithful member of Salem United Methodist Church where she was active in the UMW as well as singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school, and also served as chairmen of the board.  Left to cherish her memories are sons and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Judy Lambert, Edward Lambert; grandchildren, Richard Kirkman Jr. and wife Jessica, Gregg Kirkman and wife Amanda, Shannon Terry and husband Charlton; great-grandchildren, Christopher Kirkman and wife Alex, Courtney Kirkman, Thomas Terry, Conner Kirkman and Gracie Terry; sister Norma Lee “Dot” Simpson.  In addition to her parents Mrs. Lambert was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent Lambert, sisters, Lottie Bennett, Lettie Mosley, Nina Fields and Irene Lucus; brothers, Carl, Frank and Elmer Tickle as well as Russel Jones.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mt. Airy with services conducted by Rev. Kyle Wright and Rev. Joe Kossan. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until time for the service on Friday at Moody Funeral Home in Mt Airy.  The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to staff of the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home for their kindness and care for Mrs. Lambert during her illness.  


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