Verna Asbury Brewster Light, age 98, of Narrows, departed this life on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Heritage Hall Rich Creek into the arms of her Heavenly Father, Lord Jesus and to join her earthly parents Daniel Crouse Asbury and Liza Jane Beavers Asbury, and her sisters Alice, Elsie, Della, Margie, Ada, Clair and Sallie. She was also preceded in death by her husbands John E. Brewster and Roscoe W. Light. Ms. Light was a member of the New Valley Fellowship in Narrows.
She is survived by her daughters Flois (James) Evans of Pearisburg, VA and Melva (Fred) Wendehack of Lake of the Woods, VA; grandson James (Katheryn Derr) Evans of Colorado Springs, CO; granddaughters Vera (Tim) Epling of Pearisburg, Robyn Boothe of Myrtle Beach, SC; great-grandsons Kaleb and Jarid Soldz; great-granddaughters Illianna Derr Evans and Amelia Epling; step-sons Leon (Cindy) Light and Richard Light of Narrows; Step-grandson Jonathan Light; step-granddaughters Susan (Ronnie) Bland and step-great-grandson Wade Bland; step granddaughters Lyn (Jerry) Kuzminsky, Carol (Kevin) Mahoney; step-great-grandchildren Jennifer, Michael and Joe Kuzminsky and Julia Mahoney; many special friends, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon, Saturday, March 21, 2015 in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke with Pastor Kevin Weaver and Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made in Verna’a name to her church, New Valley Fellowship in Narrows, The American Heart Association or the charity of choice. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.