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Emma (Millsaps) Waldroup

March 18, 1929 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 91)

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Emma Millsaps Waldroup, 91, of the Ollies Creek Community went home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Graham Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Robbinsville. 

She was a native of Graham County; the daughter of the late Floyd and Inez Brown Millsaps and the wife of the late Ross Waldroup. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son and daughter in law, Ronnie and Betty Waldroup; daughter, Dorothy Waldroup; daughter in laws, Debbie Waldroup and Janice Waldroup; brothers, Leonard Millsaps, Jewel Millsaps, William Millsaps; and sisters, Lucille Owenby, and Edna Early. 

She is survived by her sons, Richard Waldroup and Rex Waldroup both of Robbinsville, NC; grandchildren, Johnny Waldroup, Jared Waldroup, Jeremy Waldroup, and McKalyn Parker; and 4 great grandchildren. 

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Lone Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.  The Reverend James Millsaps will officiate. 

Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Waldroup family.  An online register is available at 

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Graveside Service
September 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Lone Oak Baptist Church Cemetery
3699 Tapoco Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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