Virginia Elizabeth Martin Keffer, 83, of Pembroke passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, December 14, 2009 at Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. She was a daughter of the late Ray and Fannie Niece Martin of Pembroke. Besides her mother and father she was preceded in death by her brothers Marvin Lee Martin of Pembroke, Joseph Martin of Christiansburg, and daughter-in-law Pamela Crockett Keffer of Pearisburg.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving and caring husband of 64 years, George (Buddy) W. Keffer, Sr of Pembroke; her sons G W Keffer, Jr. of Pearisburg and Joseph (Chuck) Keffer and his companion Judy Cheek of Pembroke; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a dear aunt and uncle Swantson and Edna Niece of Bluefield, WV; sisters-in-law Betty and Don Thomas of Pembroke, and Dorothy G. Martin of Christiansburg.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 11 AM until 1 PM before the services. The family would like to thank Marcena Williams and her family for the loving care they gave “Gin” during her illness. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.