Lucy Belle Meredith Vaught, 100, of Snidow St. in Pembroke departed this life Saturday morning February 23, 2008 at her home in the loving care of her family. Born in Giles County on July 7, 1907 she was a daughter of the late William Gilbert and Katherine Missouri Gordon Meredith. She was a member of Pembroke First United Methodist Church, and had worked as a telephone operator for C & P Telephone Company. She was preceded in death by her husband John Michael Vaught, a son-in-law Richard Williams, a brother Clinton Meredith, and sisters Myrtle Britts and Eva Bowles.
She leaves to cherish and love her memory her beloved daughter and caregiver Jane V. Williams of the home; grandchildren and their spouses Michael and Sheree Williams of Chilhowie and Michelle and Richard Shumaker of Riner; great-grandchildren Ashley Ann Williams, Madison Kate Shumaker, Logan Hunter Shumaker and Cassie Nicole Ward; Sister-in-law Avis Meredith of Staunton; special friends and neighbors Darlene Williams, Lois Breeding, Ronnie and Violet Brumfield, Oma Vance, a special and caring niece Nancy Falls and a host of beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 AM in Pembroke First United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Greer officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Sunday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made to The Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 160 Sycamore Drive, Pearisburg, VA 24134 or Pembroke First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 5908 Virginia Avenue, Pembroke, Va 24136. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.