Stella Marie Cass Mahaffey

On July 3, 2022, the loving spirit of Stella Marie Cass Mahaffey was called home by our Lord and Savior.


Stella was born March 1, 1921 in Wilkes County to Richard and Geneva Cass. At 13, she moved to Greensboro to housekeep for close family friends, Selma and Aubrey Long. As soon as she was old enough, she began work in the Spinning Room at Cone Mills White Oak Plant where she later retired.


She married Sheriff W. Mahaffey in 1942. He preceded her in death along with their daughter, Linda Prevette. She is survived by her sons, Chester (Mazie), Curtis (Cynthia), and Charles; daughter, Shirley Alcon (Jerry); son-in-law, Kenneth Prevette; as well as 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. Stella will be missed by many.


The family will greet friends and family from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Lambeth Chapel, Greensboro, NC.


Funeral services celebrating her life will be held 10:00AM Friday, July 8, 2022 at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Lambeth Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park.


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