Nancy Velma Meredith, 81, of Doe Creek Road, Pembroke, departed this life Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA after a long illness. Born in Hoges Store on May 3, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Harold Gilbert and Nancy Virginia Williams Martin. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, New River Ward in Pembroke, had worked at several jobs but majored in being a homemaker. Her great passion was the love she had for her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Kenny Meredith, and her brother Dempsey Martin.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 60 years, Billy W. B. Meredith; her sons and daughters-in-law Larry and Anna Meredith, Glenn and Pam Meredith, Timmy and Kathy Meredith, and Sean Meredith; her daughter and son-in-law Catina and Kenny Mabes; her brother and sister-in-law Cantrall and Kitty Martin; her sister-in-law Wilma Martin; her grandchildren Chase and Jennifer Meredith, Larry R Meredith, Chris and Laurie Meredith, Todd Meredith and his fiancÚ Amy Fletcher, Lauren and Jason Barrett, Katee and Jeff Wickline, Amanda and Michael Lucas, Kevin Meredith, Kelsey Mabes, Baylor Mabes, Santana Meredith, and Tyler Meredith; her great-grandchildren Andrew Meredith, Gavin Fletcher, Meredith Lucas, Andrianna, Dominick, and Jacob Robillard, Rainer Meredith, MacKenzie Meredith, Caleb Sowers, Braden Wickline, Brigham Meredith, and Baby No 12 on the way and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Giles Dialysis Center, Dr. Kenneth Walker and staff, and all the staff and doctors at Roanoke Memorial Hospital for all the compassion and love shown to our wonderful mother.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm in The New River Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Pembroke. Burial will follow in the Martin Family Cemetery on Doe Creek near Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the church Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.