Laura Ann Brady, 84, passed away at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital on Friday, January 22, 2021.  

 

Laura was a native of Moore County, a daughter of the late Odell and Ethel McNeill Butler.  She graduated from Elise High School in 1954. Laura was an Accountant, owning and operating Laura Brady Income Tax and Accounting Service.  She could never retire because she loved all her clients.    Laura loved all her family and time spent with them was precious.  If there was a place that she could go, she was ready to get in the car.   She loved the Town of Robbins and devoted her time to making it a better place to live and work.  She served as a Town Commissioner and Mayor . She looked forward to people attending the Annual Farmers Day event, so that she could socialize from her front porch. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by sisters: Betty Butler Wallace, Christine Butler Hussey, Viola Monroe; brothers: Odell Butler Jr., Dal Butler.     

 

Laura Ann is survived by daughters: Teresa Thomas and husband David, Melinda Andrews and husband Rowdy; son: Gary Brady and wife Pam; grandchildren: Brady Thomas, Houston Brady, Hannah Eye, Hollie Seawell, Savannah and Cole Andrews;  great grandchildren: Lawson and Laiken Thomas, Amelia Eye, Caroline Seawell, Braxton Brady; many nieces, nephews and friends.    

 

Graveside service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery.  The body will lie in repose from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Kennedy Funeral Home.  

 

Due to COVID restrictions, the family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 on Sunday, January 24, 2021 in drive by fashion at the home, 141 N. Middleton Street, Robbins, NC.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Town of Robbins for the Fire Department or Robbins Depot; Foothills Outdoors; Robbins Area Library;  Robbins Village Theater; North Moore Lions Club; Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.  

 

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Brady family.  

 

Online condolences may be made at pinesfunerals.com

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  1. No better lady than this women. Marvelous person. Always willing to assist.
    Condolences to to her family and close friends.

  2. My heart goes out to all the family . I was praying that she would get better and come home. God had priority over my wish and took her home in heaven. She was a lovely lady and had a kind heart for others. Karen and I will truly miss seeing her. I love you so much aunt Laura Ann💕. Praying for the family during the coming days .🙏.

  3. To all the family,
    We are so very sad at the passing of Laura Ann. She was a very special lady and this world will miss her so much!! Heaven continues to get sweeter. All the love we can give and prayers for your strength in the days ahead

    Sandy and Farrell Hussey

  4. LauraAnn never knew a stranger such a kind wonderful lady she will be dearly missed by many. Prayers for this special family she loved so much.

  5. Laura Ann was a wonderful woman and friend!! I know she is celebrating with Jesus right now!! ❤️ Praying for comfort for the family because she will be greatly missed!! 🙏🙏🙏

    • Laura Ann was the sweetest lady and Always had a smile on her face! Heaven definitely gained an angel… Prayers of comfort for the family…

    • Laura Ann will b missed by many people! She was a amazing lady and a very special lady… Rip Laura Ann till we meet again..

  6. To learn of Laura passing has broken my heart. What an amazing and full of energy she was. I was so thankful to have called her a friend. My heartfelt prayers for the family! She will be missed by many!

  7. To learn of Laura passing has broken my heart. What an amazing and full of energy woman she was. I was so thankful to have called her a friend. My heartfelt prayers for the family! She will be missed by many!

  8. Laura Ann was a wonderful, sweet, fun loving lady. She will be greatly missed. Sending prayers to each of her family members.

  9. Laura Ann was the sweetest lady and Always had a smile on her face! Heaven definitely gained an angel… Prayers of comfort for the family…

  10. Laura was a SPECIAL lady and loved by many. Prayers for peace and comfort to the family today and the days ahead. Laura will be missed.

  11. We were so sorry to hear of Laura’s passing. Not only was she our tax lady she was one of the best friends anyone could have. We will truly miss her friendship and her wonderful personality. Heaven has gained an Angel! Love and Thoughts and Prayers to all of the Family. Ricky and Gail Smith

  12. Laura Ann took me under her wing and has been like a mother to me. Giving me advice and direction almost daily. My heart is broken and I am praying for her family and friends. She will be missed but most of all remembered.

  13. I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for your family and friend. She was a great lady and she will be miss.

  14. Laura Ann was such a wonderful lady with a smile for everyone. She will be missed by many. Our prayers for comfort and peace for the family.

    • Laura was such a sweet, friendly, and helpful lady. I always enjoyed my times with her over the years. She will be missed by so many. To her family…my heart breaks for you at the loss of your dear loved one. Cherish your precious memories and take comfort in knowing that she is in heaven rejoicing with loved ones gone on before her. You will have that great reunion day to look forward to too! May God bless and comfort you all in the days ahead. Sending love and prayers! ❤ 🙏
      Jackie Preslar

  15. So very sorry for the loss of such a wonderful lady. She was truly one of a kind. One of the first friends I had when we moved to Robbins. There was nothing that she would do for you if you ask her. Loved her famous chicken salad and ate at her table many a time. Rest in peace my dear friend. Prayers for her family during this grieving time. She loved her family and dropped everything to be there for them when they needed her.

  16. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Laura Ann was a sweet soul and will be greatly missed.

  17. Laura Ann Brady was an amazing person! Such a smart, sweet, helpful lady. She always had an interesting story to share. I will never forget the kindness shown to me by Laura Ann when my mama passed away. I am certainly going to miss talking with her.❤️

  18. My heart is broken when I heard about Laura’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and friend. Always smiling and always loving her family. Love and prayers for the family. So sorry for your loss.

  19. What an earthly loss but Heaven’s gain! Laura Ann was a wonderful blessing to all who knew . Melinda, Teresa, Gary and all of the family our prayers and love are with you all! ❤️❤️Craig and Brenda Pickler

    • Thinking of all the family and praying for God to comfort each one. Laura Ann was a very special lady, who was always full of energy and spunk. We both thought the world of her. I loved our many talks as she could always tell me stories of the older days, and the family, hers and mine. Treasured memories I will always cherish. Laura Ann will be greatly missed, but I know she is having a joyful reunion right now. ❤️🙏

  20. My heart filed prayers to the family. I only knew Laura Ann for a few years, she was always kind to me. I had only wished I had more time to spend with her. I will not forget the bond we shared that day when Dal passed 1/24/20, She was truly kind. I will always hold that kindness in my heart. God bless.

  21. The news took my breath away-Laura -the sweetest-most kind and always willing to help someone out-she was such a great Lady to me always and everyone else! She will be missed greatly- Prayers for the family!

  22. Laura Ann was a wonderful person. Many times through the years she helped my mother with tax issues. She always stopped to say hello whenever she saw us. She was never to busy to to share a kind word.
    She will be greatly missed by this community.

  23. Laura Ann was a special lady.
    She was always so caring &
    full of life. Bobby & I Will always
    Remember our time with her.
    She was a true blessing to us.

    We loved her & will miss her.❤️

  24. What a lovely legacy your Mom leaves to her family, friends, & the town of Robbins! Love you so much TAB! Will be thinking for you & your family this weekend & always! 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  25. What a LOVELY Lady TAB! Your Mom leaves a beautiful legacy to you, your family, her friends, & the town of Robbins! You & your family will be in my prayers this weekend & ALWAYS! 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  26. Ms. Laura was such a wonderful and kind. Every time I always ran into her in town she always had a smile on her face and a kind word for me. She will be deeply missed by so many. My prayers go out for the family, and my deepest sympathies to the family.

  27. I am so sad to hear of Ms Brady’s passing. She was a very special lady.
    Family, may God be near you in the days ahead. (Teresa, I am so sorry). You all are in my prayers.

  28. Always a shining light in a cruel world. She was much more than a CPA. A dear friend with great values. Earths loose is Heavens gain. Prayers for all the family and friends. May Gods Grace snd Love flood your souls. Until we meet again❤️❤️❤️

  29. Our hearts are broken to hear of Laura Ann’s passing. Heaven definitely gained an angel this morning. We were so hoping and praying she would get better and get back home to her family. She was such a joy to be around. Always happy! Beautiful inside and out! Our prayers are with all the family. May God give each one of you great peace and comfort in knowing she is in Heaven.

  30. Thinking of all the family and praying for God to comfort each one. Laura Ann was a very special lady, who was always full of energy and spunk. I thought the world of her, and loved our many talks as she could always tell me stories of the older days, and the family, hers and mine. She will be greatly missed. ❤️🙏

  31. Laura will be missed , A dear lady l loved very much. When she told me last year she was retiring we both cried! I said what will l do without you her response was you know where l live . Heaven welcomed an angel 🌻🌻🌻

  32. So very sorry for your lose. She was an amazing person.
    May God comfort you all and give you peace.
    Love and prayers
    Saundra Lee

  33. Laura Ann was a classy, sweet, and a spitfire lady that I’ve known all my life. Growing up and going to school with Gary, my sisters and I always knew her. She was my “pecan lady” every year in December. I always got pecans from her. Tabernacle’s yearly fund raiser. Always actively doing something for community and church. She is going to be missed. My heart hurt when I heard the news of her passing. Thoughts and Prayers for you; Gary, Teresa, Melinda and for your families. ❤️

  34. To Laura Ann’s family,
    May your wonderful memories sustain you during the difficult days ahead. Your mom was as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside. May her wonderful spirit live on in all of you. Prayers for you all.

  35. Melinda, Teresa and Gary,
    Your mother was such a sweet lady. My heart breaks to learn of her passing as I always loved her! Even in the latter years when I would run into her in Belks or a restaurant she would always reminisce about the early years when I first met her while hanging out with Gary. Her zest for life, her family and friends were so very special to her. I will continue to pray for comfort for you three and the rest of the family as I know how much you will miss her.

  36. Laura was a great lady. As members of Central Chapter, we
    became good friends. She always was happy and smiling.
    I shall miss her. My sympathies are with the family.

    • Laura Ann was a wonderful lady, I will miss talking with her. Thoughts and prayers for the family during this difficult time.

  37. Prayers for the family! Laura Ann was such a fun, loving lady, she will be very missed at Tabernacle and at the UMW meetings.

  38. Gary, Teresa, Melinda and family,
    Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Laura Ann. What an amazing life she had always putting her family first after her faith in God. A constant servant to so many people. She always had a word of encouragement for me. I will be forever grateful. She will be greatly missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms now in your grief and in the days to come. We love you all. Bruce and Kim Williams

  39. Teresa, David, Gary, Pam, Melinda, Rowdy and families.
    Laura Ann was a force to be reckoned with! Scott and I extend our deepest sympathy at her passing. We are thankful she knew Jesus as her Lord and Savior and she is in her eternal home in heaven. For those left here on earth, may God comfort you as only He can do. We love y’all. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  40. We are so sorry for the loss of your sweet and precious mother . She was a wonderful and fun person. Always so friendly. I enjoyed talking with her ! Heaven has gained another angel! She will certainly be missed by so many. You all are in our thoughts and prayers now and the days to follow !
    With our deepest sympathy!

  41. With Sympathy and Prayers 🙏 for all the family. I am so sorry for your loss. Laura Ann did so much for our town and community. She will always be remembered and missed. “As long as we live and remember, our loved ones live within our hearts.” May God hold each of you especially close through this time. Gary, Teresa and Melinda; Matthew 5:4

  42. Laura Ann was always kind to me when we encountered each other in the store. She invited me to come and sit with her on her porch after I commented how beautiful she had it decorated for the holidays. She will be missed!

  43. Thinking of you all. Your Mom was one of the best! When I was little and she worked with my Mom I thought she was so beautiful and so much fun to be around! She was a fashionista and always looked so cute in her outfits! It’s funny what you remember as a child. I loved her over the years and I am so heartbroken over your loss! Prayers and ❤️ to you all. She will be missed!

  44. LAURA ANN had that wonderful laugh and smile. Will always remember her taking care of my granddaughter during my Mom’s funeral. She was dedicated member of Tabernacle. My prayers and sympathy to all of her family.

  45. Laura Ann was such a sweet and devoted person. She, Catherine and I often rode together to tax schools. She loved her family and talked about them often. She will truly be missed by so many that loved her and knew her. Prayers for each family member and know she is no longer struggling and home with the Lord. We’ll see her again on the other side. Much love and prayers. So sorry for your loss.

  46. So sorry for your loss.
    Laura Ann was a beautiful and kind friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Jeff and Bonnie

  47. I am so sorry for your loss. Laura Ann was a lovely lady. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ❤️🙏❤️

  48. Laura was such a wonderful lady. She would always light up the room at our monthly Central Chapter Accounting Meetings. She will be sorely missed.

  49. Dear Teresa, Melinda and Gary,
    I know you are honored to have had such a wonderful and caring mother. Laura Ann was a very special lady. Always smiling and always the same everywhere you saw her. She will be greatly missed. Growing up with Teresa I had the honor of seeing Mrs. Brady a lot.
    Love the family of Swannie Dunlap

  50. Teresa, I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. Your family is in my thoughts during these most difficult days.

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