Lois Elizabeth Stevers Eppling, age 80, of Pembroke, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg. She was born (August 26, 1929) and raised in Pembroke a daughter of the late John Dexter and Mary Pricie Link Stevers. She was preceded in death by her only sister Kathleen Stevers Whittaker, her brothers Jessie William Stevers, Beuland David Stevers, Russell Lee Stevers, and Charles Donald Stevers.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 42 years, Frank Spencer Eppling; her children Merinda and Jeff Williams of Pembroke, Tommy and Phyllis Epperly of Dublin, Bonnie Anderson of Bastian (the late Alfred), Connie and Jimmy Fisher of Pembroke, Monte and Irma Eppling of Pembroke, Charlotte and Mike Epperley of Blacksburg, Ricky and Teri Eppling of Pembroke; her nineteen grandchildren; her twenty-four great-grandchildren; her brothers Henry Wiley Stevers of Pembroke, Author Lloyd Stevers of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, John Jacob Stevers of Florida, and Gerald Link Stevers of Pembroke; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 PM in the Pembroke Assembly of God with her pastor, The Rev. Christopher Branch officiating. Burial will follow in the Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke Monday evening from 6 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Pembroke Assembly of God Window Project at P. O. Box 220 Pembroke, Va 24136. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.