Rosemary Montgomery Saunders, 61, of Staffordsville, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at her home. Born in Narrows on June 15, 1951 she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Grace Long Conley. Rosemary was a great mother who was a friend to many. Her great love for nature and animals helped her through the hard times of life. She loved her birds, raccoons and her deer which occupied her yard all year. They knew where to come for a meal and a kind word.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Mie Saunders, her daughters Melinda Dalton of Pearisburg and Susan Conway and her husband Bill of Ballard, WV; a stepson Jeremy Saunders of Cumberland, MD; five grandchildren Makayla Montgomery, Constaqnce Dalton, Robert Marti;n, Mark Palmer and Eric Palmer; four great-granchilddren Dontae Dalton, Anna Rose Dalton, Levi Palmer Byrd and Alex Palmer; brothers Clarence Conley and wife Carrin, John Conley, and Hobart Conley ans wife Linda; sisters Elizabeth Brown and Virginia Turner; also David Montgomery. She was preceded in death by brothers Ballard, Charles, Jim, and Bill Conley.
Memorial services were private with her family and close friends. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke was in charge of arrangements.