Erlean Pritchard LaNier

Published 1:36 pm Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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Erlean Pritchard LaNier, 92, formerly of Weeksville, died August 22, 2020 at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Richmond, Va. A native of Pasquotank County, she was born October 9, 1927 to the late Clyde Pritchard and Thelma Jackson Pritchard.  She was predeceased by husband of fifty-six years Charles Eldridge LaNier. She became a sales associate and worked for Belk Tyler in Elizabeth City, Russell & Holmes in Norfolk, Va. and Lu-Henri Shoes in Washington.

Mrs. LaNier is survived by daughter Beth Page LaNier of Richmond, Va., sisters-in-law Eleanor LaNier Morton (John) and Belle LaNier, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brother Clyde Lee Pritchard and sister-in-law Evelyn LaNier Bankos.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on August 28 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, officiated by the Rev. George Roberson. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at her Richmond, Va. home at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to

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