April 12, 1928 - November 29, 2020
Lela worked for many years at the family gas stations, Atkins Standard and Atkins Chevron. She was the manager of Hancock Fabric in Trenton, and also worked at the Trenton Spinning Mill. She was a strong, determined, independent woman who loved to travel with her friends, watch Braves baseball and try her hand at the slot machines. She was a long-time member of Byrds Chapel Methodist Church and later in life became a member of Trenton United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Dottie Abercrombie, grandsons Hendrix (Marty) Abercrombie Jr. and Michael (Serra) Abercrombie; great grandchildren, Emily and Michael Abercrombie Jr.; along with many nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will take place at Lake Hills Memorial Gardens with Rev. Reece Fauscett and Rev. Dennis Flaugher officiating.
A special thanks to the nurses and staff of Dade Health and Rehab for their invaluable care for the last two 1/2 years.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trenton United Methodist Church or to St. Jude.
Arrangements are by Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.
206 Lake Hills Dr
Trenton, GA 30752