Elizabeth Lovejoy Lacey

Born: Mon., Oct. 4, 1915
Died: Sat., Nov. 24, 2012

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Amanda Elizabeth Lovejoy Lacey, age 97, formerly of White Plains, GA passed away Saturday, November 24, 2012. A native of Hancock County, Mrs. Lacey was the daughter of the late William Howard Lovejoy, Sr. and Ethel Mae Ethridge Lovejoy. She was born October 4, 1915 and was educated in the Hancock County school system. She married Charlie William Pierce Lacey in 1935. When health permitted, she was a faithful member of White Plains Baptist Church, where she played the piano for forty-six consecutive years. She also played for Mt. Zion Church in Sparta and White Plains Methodist Church. Mrs. Lacey was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, embroidery, gardening, reading and being with her family. Several years ago she moved to Hayesville, NC to be close to her daughter and family.

Mrs. Lacey was preceded in death by her husband, Pierce Lacey; and her siblings, Jeanette Cooper, Vivian Lovejoy, Thelma Blatnik, Frances Clements, Luther Coleman Lovejoy, W. H. Lovejoy, Jr. and Eric Leon Lovejoy. Survivors include her daughters, Peggy and Marvin Chitwood of Hayesville, North Carolina and Barbara and Dr. A. M. Holloway of Thomaston, GA; grandchildren, Marvin (Trey) III and Kimberly Chitwood of McDonough, GA, Aimee Chitwood of Hayesville, NC, Cynthia Holloway McDaniel and Dr. Ben McDaniel of Birmingham, AL and Dr. Greg Holloway of Savannah, GA; great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Morgan, Benjamin and Whit McDaniel, Chelsey and Logan Chitwood.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:00 p..m. at White Plains Baptist Church, 1020 Main Street East, White Plains, GA 30678 with Rev. Dr. Norman R. Waldrip and Bob Beeland officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Marvin (Trey) Chitwood III, Greg Holloway, Marvin Bell, Ben Lovejoy, Ronnie Clements, Bill Lovejoy, Ben McDaniel and Chase Lovejoy. Honorary pallbearers are White Plains Baptist Church Deacons: Ike Moore, David Price, Wilburn Stewart, Russell Stewart, John Eley, Grant Coleman, James Coleman and Loren Leach. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at White Plains Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests that any memorials be made in memory of Amanda Elizabeth Lovejoy Lacey to the White Plains Baptist Church, P. O. Box 38, White Plains, GA 30678. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

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Fay O''Neal Knight
   Posted Sat November 24, 2012
Barbara and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing and I want you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your GHS classmate,

Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Sun November 25, 2012
Peggy, Barbara and family, Thinking of you and praying that God will give you the comfort and strength you need during this difficult time. Mrs. Elizabeth lived a long, blessed life. She has finished her journey on this earth, and is in the loving care of her Lord and Master. Praise God for HIs grace and mercy!

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Sun November 25, 2012
Barbara and family, you have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother.

Don & Shirley Channell
   Posted Mon November 26, 2012
Dear Barbara, Peggy, and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers! Don and Shirley Channell

Maner and Marjorie Ellenberg
   Posted Tue November 27, 2012
Barbara, Peggy and Family, Maner and I have known Ms. Elizabeth all of our lives. She was a lovely, kind, Christian friend. I always enjoyed being in her home and going to Church when you and Peggy sang the beautiful songs and she played the piano. Mr. Pierce and Ms. Elizabeth were a wonderful couple and the barbershop was a fine gathering place. Mr. Pierce cut Maner's and the boys' hair for years. We are thankful for the many fine memories. You and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.