Zetta Poff Cromer

“To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord” II Corinthians 5:8

Zetta Poff Cromer, 79, of Jennelle Road, Blacksburg, departed this life Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at her home in the loving care of her family and hospice. Born in Radford on July 13, 1933 she was a daughter of the late James C. and Emma Freeman Poff. She was retired from the Federal Mogul Plant in Blacksburg. Preceding her in death were her parents and her beloved husband Allen Jackson “Jack” Cromer.

She leaves to cherish her memory her son and daughter-in-law Ricky Bruce and Marjorie Kaye Cromer of Christiansburg; her daughters and sons-in-law Joyce and Bruce Jarels of Blacksburg, Jean and Gary Songer of Blacksburg, Tonya Kay Cromer of Blacksburg; her eight grandchildren, her sixteen great-grandchildren, her six great-great-grandchildren; and her sisters Doris Satterfield of South Carolina, Betty Vaden of Dublin, and Josephine Hardison of North Carolina.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 pm in the Parrott Church of God, Parrott, VA, with Pastor Kenneth Alley officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Christiansburg. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the services. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.