Harder, Lucy Lee Brammer
Lucy Lee Brammer Harder died on August 22, 2014, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, N.C. She was born in Bassett, Va., to Robert Lee and Lucinda Nolen Brammer. Mrs. Harder graduated from Bassett High School and attended Mary Baldwin College. She married Albert Harder in 1954 at the Broad Street Hotel in Martinsville, Va. Mrs. Harder and her husband opened Harder's Drug Store together in 1957 in downtown Bassett. Mrs. Harder was a business woman who enjoyed being involved in the day to day retail operations of the store. Mrs. Harder was a past president of the Women's Auxiliary of the Virginia Pharmacy Association. She and her husband enjoyed living in Henry County and being part of the local community. Mrs. Harder was a member of Stanleytown United Methodist Church. She also was an avid traveler, visiting three continents and all50 states with her husband. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Jay; and her husband, Albert. She is survived by her children, Mr. Andrew Harder, Dr. Susan Morris, and Dr. William Harder; her son-in-law, Dr. David Morris; and her grandchildren, Gregory and Simone Morris. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 29, 2014,at Norris Funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be a private entombment at Roselawn Cemetery on Saturday, August 30, 2014,followed by a celebration of her life for friends and family at Stanleytown United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial donations be made to the Bassett Historical Center, 3964 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett, VA 24055, to Carlisle School, P.O. Box 5388 , Martinsville, VA 24115, or to The Stanleytown United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 206. Stanleytown, VA24168. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, Va., is serving the Harder family. Online condolences may be made at www.NorrisFuneral.com.