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Janet Sultner Lambert

Feb. 13, 1922 – May 6, 2013

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Memorial services for Janet Sultner Lambert, 91, of Kingsport, Tenn., who died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Indian Path Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Broad Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mickey Rainwater and Dr. Spurgeon McCartt officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately after in the church parlor.

Arrangements are under the direction of Oak Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery in Kingsport.

Mrs. Lambert was born Feb. 13, 1922, in York, Pa., the daughter of Alvin Ellis Sultner and Elizabeth Startzman Sultner. She moved to Kingsport in 1946.

Mrs. Lambert graduated from William Penn Senior High School, in York, and attended Duke University and Hood College. She was an American Red Cross social worker during World War II.

Janet was a devoted member of First Broad Street United Methodist Church of Kingsport. She was a member of the Philosopher Class, taught Sunday school, edited the church paper and was a longtime volunteer in the church’s office.

Mrs. Lambert was an avid supporter of the Duke Blue Devils basketball team and the Atlanta Braves. She was very active in the Junior High and High School Band Boosters Association.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Richard Alvin Sultner.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, M. Charles Lambert; one son, Steven Charles Lambert; one daughter, Deborah Lambert Hudson; four grandchildren, Chase Hudson, Shelley Carter and husband, Cason, McKaye Darling and husband, Scott, and Charles Lambert; and four great-grandchildren, Luke and Henry Carter and Aniston and Bennett Darling.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Broad Street United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.oakhillmemorialpark.com.