Nelda Lee (Fox) Millsaps

September 5, 1937 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 82)


Mrs. Nelda Lee Fox Millsaps, 82, of Statesville, passed away, Saturday, July 11, 2020 at her home.

Mrs. Millsaps was born September 5, 1937 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Obern Lee Fox and Ila Mae Sprinkle Fox. She was a graduate of Central School and on October 25, 1958, she married Kirt Donald Millsaps, who survives. Together, they both were members of Hams Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband of 61 years, she is survived by two sons, Kent D. Millsaps and wife, Melody of Monroe, NC, Brent L. Millsaps and wife, Lisa of Statesville and one grandson, Tristan Millsaps. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Sullivan, Glenda Fox and one brother, Larry Fox.

A private family funeral service will be held 2:00pm Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Hams Grove Baptist Church with Rev. James Bumgarner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Millsaps will lie in state from 1:00-2:00pm Wednesday at the church. Pallbearers will be Gary Millsaps, Ricky Gwaltney, JD Gwaltney, Kevin Fox, Tristan Millsaps and Ronnie Wooten.

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Funeral Service
July 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Hams Grove Baptist Church
202 Hams Grove Rd.
Statesville, NC 28625


Hams Grove Baptist Church
202 Hams Grove Rd., Statesville NC 28625

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