Mary Anna Songer, 80, of Blacksburg, departed this life Tuesday evening, June 12, 2018, at Lewis-Gale Montgomery Hospital in Blacksburg. Born in Granger, Texas on August 19, 1937 she was a daughter of the Late Alphonse and Clara Palasek Opela. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Marion Songer.
Mary leaves to cherish her memory her sons Steven Ray Songer of Blacksburg and Kenneth “Skip” Songer of Blacksburg; her daughters Tammy Boyd of Blacksburg; Carla Bates of AK and Sue Sanders of NewCastle ; her eleven grandchildren: Heather, Justin, Adam, Courtney, Amber, Liane, Abigail, Mike, Michelle, Mitch, and Matt; her great-grandchildren JJ, Hailee, Marlee, Skylie, Waylon, Braydon; and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastors Donald Shepherd and Phil Vickers officiating. Burial will follow in the Songer Cemetery at Newport. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.