Lois Juanita Lucas Mahaffey, 88, of Pearisburg, departed this life Monday evening, May 12, 2014 at Kroontje Health Care Center in Blacksburg after a long illness. Born at Kimballton in Giles County on May 28, 1925, she was a daughter of the late John William and Mary Lillian Tawney Lucas. She served as the court clerk for the Giles County General District Court for over 35 years, was a graduate (1942) of Pembroke High School, was a member of Pearisburg Baptist Church, a volunteer with the Giles Memorial Hospital Auxillary, and taught Sunday School for many years. She was preceded in death by her son Gregory Sherwood Mahaffey, her daughter Janice Litricia Mahaffey Mitchell Kendrick, and her brother Winfred Russell Lucas.
She leaves to cherish her memory her grandson Michael Charles Mitchell, Jr. of Citrus Springs, Florida, and her granddaughter Erin Elizabeth Mahaffey of Wytheville.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with entombment following in Birchlawn Abbey in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.