Tommie Hudson Burleson, 71, of Albemarle, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022 at her home.
A lifelong resident of Stanly County, she was born on October 24, 1950, the only child of the late Tom Alexander Hudson and Viola Marie Thompson Hudson. A graduate of South Stanly High School, she went on to earn degrees from Pfeiffer and Wingate.
Tommie taught seventh and eighth-grade language arts at Millingport Elementary School for 35 years and loved being a teacher. Tommie enjoyed attending antique tractor shows with her husband, Vann. She was a member of Stanly Stitchers and enjoyed knitting socks and baby blankets, but her greatest joy was taking care of her beloved grandsons who referred to her as "Gammaw".
She is survived by her husband, Vann Burleson, of the home; two daughters, Laura (Charles) Curcio and Amy (Roger) Whitley; and grandsons Tate Hudson Whitley and Laine Alexander Whitley.
The family will receive friends from 1:00pm - 1:45pm on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service will follow at 2:00pm on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle in the Lefler Memorial Chapel officiated by Rev. Jeremy Blake. Private burial will follow at Silver Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, 16072 NC 138 Hwy, Norwood.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Burleson family.