Marie Collins Bandy Hare, 93, of Pearisburg died October 11, 2006 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. Born on February 28, 1913 she was a daughter of the late Louie Chapman and Donie Stump Collins. She was a member of Pembroke Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands Emmett H. Bandy and David Hare, Sr., her brothers Morrison Collins,, Bill Collins, and Marcus Collins, her sisters Eloise Collins Dennis, Bessie Collins Hodges, Gertrude Collins Browning, and Janet Collins Ashburn, step-children Ricky Hare, Nancy Hare Gray, and David Hare, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son and daughter-in-law Bill and Sharon Bandy of Pearisburg; step-son Paul Hare of Wilson, NC; her grandchildren Bryan Bandy and wife Jackie, Sharon Dudding and husband Billy and Michael Bandy all of Pembroke; five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to Pembroke Christian Church Memorial Fund, P. O. Box 35, Pembroke, Virginia 24136.