Mrs. Lola Mae Pelfrey, age 78, of Epworth, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018 at her home. She was born on May 10, 1940 in Epworth, to the late Floyd and Myrtle Mae Davis Millsaps. She retired from Levi Strauss, Inc. where she worked as a Sewing Machine Operator. She attended Hipps Chapel Church.
She is survived by her husband, Don Pelfrey; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Velda Pelfrey of McCaysville; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Steve Hayes of Gainesville, VA; brothers, Tommy Millsaps of Blue Ridge and Bobby Millsaps of Mineral Bluff; sisters, Mary Lou Millsaps of Blue Ridge, Jo Ann Andrews of Duluth, Linda Buchanan of Canton, Jan Millsaps of Green Cove Springs, FL; and Debbie Queen of Ellijay; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Delmar Davenport officiating. Music was provided by Carol Thomas. Interment followed in the Crestlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Luke Pelfrey, Terry Dillard, Terry Pelfrey, Chase Queen, Steve Hayes, Mike Pelfrey, and Edd Stepp. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.