ASHEBORO — Anita Jean Duckett Bolick, 81, of 1223 Pepperidge Road, Asheboro, N.C., departed this life on June 8, 2019, at home.
Anita was a wonderful mother and loving grandmother. She was known as a giver not a taker, being thrifty, speaking her mind and was affectionately nicknamed “Mean Jean” for her toughness. She loved yard work, reading and studying the Bible.
She was a native of Burke County, N.C. and a graduate of Hudson High School, Class of 1956, Hudson, N.C.
Anita was an employee of Randolph Hospital, Stedman Manufacturing, and retired from Sara Lee Knit Products in Asheboro, N.C.
She was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Surviving are sons, Lance Lee Bolick, Shea Samuel Bolick and his wife Pam Harrison Bolick; grandsons, Jacob S. Bolick and Rhett H. Bolick of Asheboro, N.C.; brothers, Vernon D. Duckett and wife Linda of Johnson City, Tenn., and Samuel Walter Duckett and wife Sue of Black Mountain, N.C.; sister, Viola Childers of Charlotte, N.C.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by parents, Samuel R. and Martha E. Duckett; brothers, Woodrow Duckett and Delano Duckett; sister, Irene D. Rockett; niece, Gina Rockett; and nephews Scott Childers and Mark Duckett.
Anita’s memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, located at 4336 U.S. 64 East, Asheboro, N.C. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Randolph County, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27205.
The family would like to express its most sincere gratitude to Hospice of Randolph County for their extraordinary care during her battle with lung cancer as well as to her brothers and sisters at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses for their help and faithfulness.