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Ethel Garber

April 22, 1931 — January 27, 2012

Ethel Lucinda Garber, 80, of Staunton, passed away, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 at Kings Daughters Community Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born April 22, 1931 in Doe Hill, a daughter of the late William Mason and Edna Frances Stogdale Armstrong.

Mrs. Garber was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and had retired from Marshall’s Distribution Center. She enjoyed needlework and crocheting.

She is survived by a daughter and sonin law, Barbara and Randy Chandler of Port Republic; five sons and two daughters-inlaw, William and Emma Wilson of Grottoes, Gerald and Robin Wilson of Verona, David Wilson, Samuel Wilson and Alfred Wilson, all of Staunton; 10 grandchildren; 13 greatgrandchildren; and two brothers, Alfred Armstrong of Doe Hill and Joe Armstrong of Dayton.

She was preceded in death by her past husband and friend, Harmon I. Wilson Jr.; a son, Harmon “Wink” Wilson; and a brother, William Robert Armstrong.

A memorial service was conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell with the Pastor Bobby Campbell officiating. Inurnment followed at Doe Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Talking Book Center/Staunton Public Library, 1 Churchville Ave., Staunton, Va. 24401.

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