Wolfe, Lola Staples

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Lola Emily Staples Wolfe, 93, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Carilion New River Medical Center. She was born in Hillsville, VA on August 18, 1924 to the late Solon and Ethel Hicks Staples. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Richard Crockett Wolfe; two sisters, Annaleen Cochran and Betty Sue Hodges; and three brothers, Joe Staples, Carl Staples, and Horace Staples.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Suella Wolfe of Christiansburg; a granddaughter and her husband, Melody and Sean Thomas of Arlington, MA; two great-grandchildren, Fiona Thomas and Beckett Thomas; a sister, Nelligene Hollandsworth of Raleigh, NC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Edmund and Imolene Staples of Hillsville, Jay and June Staples of Willis, and James and Joyce Staples of Hillsville; a sister-in-law, Allie Staples of Hillsville; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jack and Mary Ellen Byrd and Ellen Carty.

She was a member of First Christian Church DOC, Pulaski, where she was active in Sunday School and women’s ministry programs. Her culinary and crafting skills were well known. For the past year she was a resident of Commonwealth Senior Living in Fairlawn, and the family wishes to thank the staff for their excellent care. They also extend thanks to the Palliative Care Unit at CNRV.

Visitation will be Saturday, February 3, at Seagle Funeral Home, from 12:30 to 2:00 pm with the service to follow. Interment will be at Highland Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to First Christian Church DOC, P.O. Box 1007, Pulaski, VA 24301.