Louise Virginia Clem, 89, of Shenandoah, passed away Feb. 9, 2013, in Charlottesville.
Louise was born Feb. 21, 1923, in Page County, and was the daughter of the late Dewey and Maude Dovel Ferrell.
She grew up in Shenandoah and attended Shenandoah High School. She worked in the Knitting Mill and Sleepwear as a seamstress. She had been active in the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Shenandoah Fire Dept. and the Avis O. Comer VFW Post No. 8613 in Shenandoah for many years. She attended Christ United Methodist Church.
Her husband, Robert Lee “Bob” Clem Sr., preceded her in death. She is survived by sons, Thomas Newton Clem and wife, Linda, of Stanardsville, and Robert Lee Clem Jr. and wife, Robbie, of Toms Brook; grandchildren, Thomas N. Clem II and wife, Kimberly, Kristi L. Morris and husband, Wayne, and David M. Clem and wife, Jennifer; great- grandchildren, Brady T. Clem, Madison C. Harris, Jackson R. Clem, and one on the way; and a number of nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, Louise was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Ferrell, and a sister, Margaret McAllister.
Pastor Dan Bassett will conduct the funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Elkton. Burial will follow in the Coverstone Cemetery in Shenandoah.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Shenandoah Vol. Fire Dept., 201 Pennsylvania Ave., Shenandoah, VA 22849.
Online condolences may be sent to the Clem family by visiting www.kygers.com .