Mrs. Christy Pledger Benefield, age 47, of Taylorsville, Ga., passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, after an extended illness.

She was born on October 22, 1970 in Rome, Ga. to the late Larry and Linda Pledger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, the Rev. & Mrs. J.B. Cantrell Jr.; youngest son, Dustin Nails; and nephew, Colby Corn.

Mrs. Benefield is survived by her son, Ryan Nails, and his wife, Autumn; grandchildren, Emily, Hunter, Branson, & Henry Nails; brother, Mark Pledger, and his wife, Allison; sisters, Misty King, and husband, Greg, Susan Tate, and her husband, Chris, and Dinah Crosby. A host of nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

The service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Christy Benefield will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Bush Arbor Baptist Church, 3290 Blacks Bluff Road, Cave Spring, Ga., with the Rev. Dale Byars officiating.

The Smith & Miller Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Christy Pledger Benefield.