Terrie Dean values the art of good conversation. One of her favorite holiday pastimes is gathering around the kitchen table with relatives and simply talking for hours on end.
All I want for Christmas is normal.
Virginia Mae Stover, 100, of Broadway, died at her residence Feb. 17, 2013, in the same bedroom she was born in. She was born July 26, 1912, in Mayland, and was a daughter of the late Marion Lee and Ada Salyards Spitzer. She retired from Rockingham Poultry and worked a number of years at C.F. Phillips Co. in Mayland. She was a member of Mayland Christian Church, where she was a member of the choir and the Ladies’ Aide.
In 1932, she married her first husband, Frank Riddle, who preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1935. On April 18, 1942, she married Thomas Franklin Stover, who preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 1988.
She is survived by a foster daughter, Cathy Slifer and husband, Kenny, of Mayland; two foster grandchildren, Justin and Autumn Slifer; and a number of nieces and nephews.
The Revs. Cliff Poirot and Dave Gullman will conduct a funeral service Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Mayland Christian Church. Burial will follow at Bethel Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Mayland. Friends may call anytime at Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.
The casket will be closed at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mayland Christian Church, c/o Susan Harrison, 11185 Phillips Store Road, Broadway, VA 22815.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.