The Downtown Holiday Tour, featuring Old Town homes, lofts and work spaces in Harrisonburg, will be held from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 15.
Lettie Stickley shows colorful exuberance when describing Grand Caverns in Grottoes, using only two words to get her point across. “Absolutely beautiful,” she boasted. “It’s absolutely beautiful here.”
Edith Frances “Waddy” Comer, 64, of Elkton, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 20, 1948, in Stanley, and was a daughter of the late Edward Thomas and Carrie Elizabeth Cubbage Knott.
Her previous employer was E.A. Breeden at Coors in Elkton until retirement in February of 2011. Waddy was a devoted mother and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and listening to bluegrass gospel music. She never met a stranger and was a friend to all that knew her.
Surviving family includes a son, Lloyd “Homer” Meadows and wife, Tanya, of Elkton; two daughters, Tammy F. Meadows and husband, Dougie, of Elkton, and Darlene R. Comer of Elkton; five grandchildren, Dalton and Garrett Meadows, Austin Kirby, Annette Meadows and Ryan Meadows; brothers, Tommy, Billy, Marty, John David and Ralph Knott; sisters, Wanda Six, Linda Sampson, Florence Lam, Virginia Comer and Annie “Sissy” Comer; and former husband, Bruce Comer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randolph Meadows, in 1975; brothers, Walter and Oscar Knott; and a sister, Ruby Knott.
The funeral service will be held at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, with Pastor Tony Cubbage, the Rev. Homer Frazier and Pastor Ronald Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Leake’s Chapel Cemetery in Stanley.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the Comer home at any time.
Special Thanks to Dr. Aditya Bansal and the RMH staff for all their care and compassion.