Fannie Mae Miller Proffit, age 86, of Grover, North Carolina, a native and former resident of Watauga County, passed away Monday morning, February 25, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Proffit was born August 27, 1926 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Larkin and Rosa M. Miller. She was a homemaker and a member of Assembly of God in Meat Camp.
Mrs. Proffit is survived by one daughter, Gail Lambert and husband James of West Jefferson; three sons, Wayne Proffit and wife Janice of Graham, Arlon Proffit and wife Carolyn of Burlington, and Morris Proffit and wife Katie of Grover; one daughter-in-law, Debbie Proffit of Burlington; her grandchildren, Jeff Lambert, Kim Wheeler, Mike Proffit, Kelly Hair, Marsia Schaffer, Justin Proffit, Erin Proffit, Christopher Proffit, Steven Proffit, Gavin Proffit, Anna Oakley, and Aaron Oakley, and her great-grandchildren, Jacob, Nolan, Maximus, Tyler, Savannah, Kyndell, Matthew, Madeline, Morgan, Miller, Adrin, Andrew Julian, Rosa Elena, Nichol, and Caroline. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephew, and her special caregiver, Betsy Oakley.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Proffit; one son, Darrell Proffit; one grandson, Darrell Proffit, II; three brothers, and five sisters.
Funeral services for Fannie Mae Miller Proffit will be conducted Thursday afternoon, February 28, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 12:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Jerry Moretz and Pastor Bruce Miller. Burial will follow in Proffit's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon, form 12:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina, 28054.
Online condolences may be sent to the Proffit family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.