Statia Eplee

May 02, 1922 - December 13, 2011 

Statia Eplee

May 02, 1922 - December 13, 2011 

Obituary for Statia Eplee

Statia Giles Thompson Eplee age89 passed away Tuesday December 13, 2011 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. Statia was a member of Adaville Baptist Church and sang in the church choir, she was also a life time member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 1142 and a retired textile employee. A long time resident of Rutherford County she had spent the last few years at Village Of Wilkes Skilled Nursing Center where she enjoyed many activities. Statia was preceded in death by her parents James Henry Giles and Lillie May Wilson Giles, her first husband Worth Thompson, her second husband Ulyless Eplee, one son Foy Thompson, one grandson Chris Thompson and her siblings Robert, Joseph, Jackie and Gladys. Left to cherish her memory are two sons – Larry Thompson & wife Geraldine of Millers Creek, NC; Spencer Thompson & wife Dianne of Hickory, NC; five grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, one sister Margaret Hill & husband Charles of Columbia, SC; three brothers – Frank Giles & wife Martha of High Point, NC; Bill Giles and wife Linda of Raleigh, NC; Lamar Giles and wife Colette of Paris, France; two sisters-in-law Alice Giles of Raleigh, NC and Alice Giles of Cockeysville, MD. The family will receive friends from 1 – 2 PM Saturday December 17, 2011 at Adaville Baptist Church with funeral services beginning at 2 PM. Rev. Cal Sayles will be officiating. Concluding services will be held at Sunset Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Adaville Baptist Church 805 Oakland Road Spindale, NC 28160 or to the charity of your choice.


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