Gladys Louise Mahaffey, 85 of Lansing, NC, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

She was born in Ashe County on May 2, 1937 to the late Andrew Harrison and Betty Elizabeth Osborne Mahaffey. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by, two brothers, Delmar Burl Mahaffey, Lillard Junior Mahaffey; three sisters, Delray Widner, Irene Mahaffey, and Virginia Dare Lyalls. Gladys worked for Ashe Memorial Hospital, Holly Farms and later Sprague Electric. She enjoyed going to get things in West Jefferson. Miss Mahaffey was a faithful member of Union Baptist Church in Lansing and eagerly attended often.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Mitchell Mash. Burial followed in the Wallace Cemetery. Miss Mahaffey lay in state from 1:00 – 2:00 pm prior to the service.

Mrs. Mahaffey survived by, three sisters, Tressie Darnell and Magdalene Mahaffey both of the home and Thelma Campbell of Lenoir; and one brother, Elmer Mahaffey (Betty) of Lansing. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers will be appreciated. The family respectfully request no food please.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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