McDaniel, Lellia Stewart

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Lellia Mae Stuart McDaniel, born on February 23, 1936 in Floyd County, departed this life on April 11, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, John Roy & Maude Stuart; a brother, Roy Stuart, Jr.; her husband, Paul H. McDaniel; and a son, Ronnie O’Dell McDaniel.

Lellia was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and a member of the Floyd VA Congregation. She enjoyed farm life raising cattle and was an animal lover. Her cat “Trashy” which she jokingly talked to just last week saying “Well Trashy, we have grown old together, just two old girls, I love you still.” She took on Dementia as a trooper and fought hard to hold her ground despite the various phases it threw at her. During her life she was a very devoted daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by a vast number of family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Paula McDaniel of Copper Hill; two sisters, Lorraine Price of Copper Hill and Augustine Saunders of Willis; two grandsons, Brandon (Jessica) McDaniel and Shiloh McDaniel of Copper Hill.

A private family graveside will be held in the Stuart Cemetery.