Moles, Lafone Pettry

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Lafone Pettry (Momaw) Moles, 77, of Floyd, Va., passed away on Friday, November 5, 2010, at her home. She was born on October 18, 1933, in Edwight, W.Va. She was the daughter of the late Roscoe and Elpha Clay Pettry. She was preceded in death by an infant son, Michael; and her sister, Ruth Ann Dalton.

Lafone was retired from Floyd Garment Company. After retirement she worked part time for the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Harlis Moles, of Floyd, Va.; daughters and son-in-law, Janie and Jimmy Spence, of Willis, Va., and Joyce Howery and special friend, Mike Nolen, of Floyd, Va.; son, Charles Moles and special friend, Dawn Thompson, of Max Meadows, Va.; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Brenda Pettry, of Potomac, Md.; grandchildren, Jason Howery and Nicole Lawson, Gretchen and Tommy Gleim, Neeley and Philip Russell; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Howery, Mason Howery, and Sophia Russell; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Frances Moles, of Meadows of Dan; sisters-in-law, Margie Moles, Emma Mae Moles, and Glenna Mabery; Special Niece, Brenda Gallimore; her special poodle, Brittany; and many, many special friends.

The family will receive friends beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2010, at Maberry Funeral Home. Funeral Service to follow at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff Dalton officiating. Graveside Services will be held 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 7, 2010, at the Jacksonville Cemetery.

The family would like to extend deepest appreciation and love to her caregivers and friends, especially, Jeanette, Laura, and Shirley, also Gentiva Home Health, and Carilion Hospice nurse, Sherry Reed.

Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd. Online condolences may be made at