Patricia Staples

1957 - November 13, 2020

MRS. PATRICIA WILLIAMS STAPLES, age 63, of Milan, GA, died Friday, November 13, 2020 at her residence.

Obituary for Patricia Staples

MRS. PATRICIA WILLIAMS STAPLES, age 63, of Milan, GA, died Friday, November 13, 2020 at her residence.

 Graveside services will be held at 2:00PM Monday, November 16, at Sweet Home Baptist Church Cemetery, with Pastor Jeff Williams and Pastor Stacey Stone officiating.

 Patricia was born and raised in Milan, of the Christian Faith, attended Community Life Church, was a 1975 graduate of Telfair County High School, and a professional housekeeper for over 25 years. She married in 1975 and moved to Gainesville, GA where she attended Lanier Technical College. She was a master cosmetologist and hair stylist and worked in Gainesville until 1980 when she and her family moved back to Milan. Patricia was a dedicated wife of over 45 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother who was affectionately known as Mema to her grandchildren. She was a true servant of the Lord and was a faithful church worker who served in various leadership positions for over 20 years including the Children’s Ministry and Operation Christmas Child, which was an annual passion of hers. Patricia enjoyed trips to Helen, GA and trips to the beach with her family. She was a very giving and compassionate person whose joy and love was spending time and taking care of her grandchildren. They were truly her life. She was the daughter of the late Corene Williams and Alton Morris Williams and was preceded in death by a Sister, Vickie W. Johnson and 2 Brothers, Steve Williams and Dwayne Williams.

 She is survived by her husband of 45 years – Thad Staples of Milan; 3 Sons – Trinity Staples of Milan, Charlie Staples (Katie) of Eastman, and Jeb Staples (Jennifer) of Milan; 3 Grandchildren – Layla Staples, Will Staples, and Della Staples; 3 Sisters – Peggy Selph (Warren), Gloria Williams both of Milan, and Cynthia Smith (Chris) of Dexter; 2 Brothers – Dwight Williams (Melinda) of Milan and Earl Williams (Jane Dollie) of Hawkinsville; Numerous Nieces and Nephews.

 The family may be contacted at the residence of Jeb Staples, 2080 Milan Chauncey Rd., Milan, GA 31060. Patricia will lie-in-state from 1:00PM-3:00PM Sunday, November 15 at Stokes-Southerland Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to Community Life Church, 202 East Oak Street, McRae-Helena, GA 31055.

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