Mary Sue Lafon, 92, of Pearisburg, departed this life Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at English Meadows Health Care in Bedford. Born in Giles County on February 21, 1925, she was a daughter of the late George Washington Turpin and Carrie Sue Turpin Wilson. She was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows with 42 years service; was a member of the First Christian Church in Pearisburg; and was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ira Painter Lafon; her grandson Troy K Irwin; her brothers Homer, Junior, and Eugene Turpin and her sisters LaVerne T Lafon, Flossie Waldron, Georgine T Donathan; and Betty Johnson.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter and son-in-law Patty and Kris Irwin of Monroe; her granddaughter Laura Harris of Radford; her great-grandchildren Brenna, Emma, and Jacob Irwin of Beaverton, Oregon and Kaylee Jane Harris of Radford; her brother Don Wilson of Pearisburg and her sister Freda Sadler of Pulaski.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 15, 2017, in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St, Pembroke at 2:00 pm; Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services and expresses their gratitude to Gentle Shepherd Hospice and the kind staff at English Meadows in Bedford. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.