Cherron Lynn Journell, 49, of Starlite Drive, Christiansburg, departed this life Saturday morning, July 26, 2014 at Radford Health and Rehab Center in Radford , VA after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born on January 24, 1965 in Pearisburg, VA and was a 1983 graduate of Cave Spring High School in Roanoke. She had been employed with AIG Insurance as their auditor for Southwest Virginia. She was preceded in death by her sister Karen E. Journell and her uncles Henry E. and David Journell.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son Halen R. Journell of Christiansburg; her father and step-mother Harvey Ray and Barbara Ann Journell of Christiansburg; her brothers Jeffrey R. Journell of Martinsville and Marvin L. Journell of Carrboro, NC; her uncles Thomas W. Gautier of Narrows, James M. Gautier of Narrows, Jerry R. Gautier of Pembroke, Richard A. Gautier of Pearisburg and J B Journell of Narrows; her aunts Frances G. Epling of Pearisburg, Janice G. Collins of Shawsville, Joyce G. Kiger of Pearisburg, Vickie M. McCroskey of Pembroke, Carolyn G. Atkins of Pearisburg, and Mildred E Morris of Baltimore, MD.o
Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke with Pastors Shahn Wilburn and Eddie Kendall officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, New River Valley, to honor their excellent and compassionate care of Cherron. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.