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Carolyn E. Lifsey

February 3, 1927 October 1, 2017
Carolyn E. Lifsey
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Obituary for Carolyn E. Lifsey

Carolyn E. Lifsey, formerly of Petersburg, VA, died on October 1, 2017 in Dallas, TX. She was 90 years old. Carolyn was born in Montgomery, Alabama on February 3, 1927.

She was the fourth of five children born to Roy and Estelle Lifsey and lived in Zebulon, GA for most of her childhood. She moved with her family to Blackstone, VA in 1944. As a young adult, she relocated to Emporia VA for a couple of years, where she joined the Monumental United Methodist Church.

In 1957, she was offered a job as a telephone operator at Ft Lee, VA. To be able to accept that job, she had to buy a car and learn how to drive within a week’s time. She retired from Ft Lee after 30 years as a telephone operator and a member of the civil service.

She is survived by her sister, Dorothea Thomason of Dallas, TX, her sister-in-law, Estelle Lifsey of Emporia, VA; 8 nieces and nephews; 11 great nieces and nephews, and 7 great great nieces and nephews. Graveside Service: November 4, 2017 11:00am at Greensville Memorial Cemetery, Emporia, VA with Pastor Rachel Plemmons officiating.

Condolences may be left at www.echolsfuneralhome.com


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11:00 AM 11/4/2017 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 11/4/2017 11:45:00 AM
Greensville Memorial Cemetery

1250 Skippers Road
Emporia, VA 23847

Greensville Memorial Cemetery
1250 Skippers Road Emporia 23847 VA
United States
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