On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Creable Elaine Dean Bland, age 65, of Sanford, North
Carolina, a Warrior of Christ, gained her Angel Wings. As a devout Christian, Creable is
now resting peacefully with her Savior.
She was born in Lee County on November 18, 1953 to the late Charles Dewitt Dean and
Anna McLean Dean. She gave of her life, time, and energy to help better the lives of
others. She retired as a Teacher Assistant with over 20 years of service to Lee County
Schools. She was also a licenced cosmetologist.
Creable is survived by her husband of 30 years, Benny Bland; son, Chris Rogers (Misha);
daughter, Crystal Rogers; and son, BJ Bland; grandson, Caleb Williams; and
granddaughters, Camille Rogers, Caleigh Rogers, and Canessa Gray. She is also
survived by sisters, Sylivia Hickland (Jim); Jennifer Matthews (Tracy); Lisa Franklin
(Brian); Lashanda Brewington (late Tim); and brother, Vincent Dean (Leslie); as well as
a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephew.
A private service will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019. The family will receive family and
friends at Life Springs Church, 3215 Keller-Andrews Rd. Sanford, NC 27330 from
4:00-7:00pm on Friday, July 19, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the grandchildren; donations made payable on PayPal using email@example.com.