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.”
Peggy B. Hansbrough, age 85, a resident of Elkton, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, May 4, 2013. She had recently resided at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.
A daughter of the late Charles and Sallie Shifflett Smith, she was born in Albemarle County on May 29, 1927. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Leon Hansbrough, on Sept. 10, 2000; daughter, Gloria Widdowfield; two brothers, Elmer and David Smith; her sister, Gladys Smith, and a grandson, Anthony Hall. She was the last survivor of her siblings.
Peggy was an active member of the Elkton Pentecostal Church, where she enjoyed teaching Bible school. She also liked working with her flowers and going to yard sales.
Surviving are four sons, Oliver Clements and wife, Ruby, and John Clements and wife, Connie, all of Elkton, David Clements and wife, Janet, of Keezletown, and Greg Hansbrough and wife, Glenda, of Grottoes; two daughters, Vivian Hensley and Claudine Lam and husband, Don, all of Elkton; 20 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The Rev. Kinzy Reed will conduct the funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. The interment will follow in the Elk Run Cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of John and Connie Clements at anytime.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HHRC Activities Department, 1225 Reservoir St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.