Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
Mr. Pleas (Junior) Nolley
September 24, 1931 ~ February 25, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
One O'clock P.M.
Poplar Hill AME Church
623 Poplar Hill Road
Rev. Ahmed Martin, Pastor
Rev. William H. Gaither, Eulogist
Mr. Pleas (Junior) Nolley was born September 24, 1931 in Jasper County, Georgia, to Miss Lillie Bell Nolley and Mr. Plece Benton. He was raised by his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Johnson (Ina) Nolley after his mother passed at a young age. He departed this earthly life on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
Pleas married Ms. Rosie Smith in 1958. He worked many years as a Heavy Equipment Operator until he retired. He loved to Barbecue and loved everything about a pig. Pleas always said if you don't buy Kingford Charcoal, you just wasting your money. He also loved meeting people, he never met a stranger. He would ride his scooter in the neighborhood and knew almost everybody and they knew him. He would ride with them and show those who were new to Covington how to get where they needed to go.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Ms. Tikisha Durden and aunt Mrs. Eloise Morris.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Mrs. Rosie Smith Nolley, sons, Mr. & Mrs. Johnny (Carolyn) Nolley, Mr. David Nolley and Mr. Timothy Nolley (Gloria), daughters, Mr. & Rev. Randy (Sheila) Byrd and Ms. Vivian Nolley, grand and great grandchildren, Martina, Chris, Carlos, Markel, Colby, Ma'sya, Elijah, Isaiah, aunt, Mrs. Beulah Kate Glover, one brother-in-law, three sisters-in-law, dear friends, Mr. James Cooper, Mrs. Barbara Bostic and Mrs. Pearl McNeil, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He said he saw a pretty gate. "I gotta get off this tractor", he said. I held both his hands and told him to step down and waited until he felt comfortable that he was down (He was in bed at hospice). I asked, "you down and standing up?" "Yeah, move out the way" was his reply. See ya later Plug (inside joke)!
We, the family, would like to express our appreciation to everyone for their love and support during our bereavement of the loss
of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.