Hilda Louise Puffenbarger, 74, loving wife, mother, grandmother and “nanny”, of Locust Grove, went to be with the Lord, October 11, 2007.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Elbert “Pete” Puffenbarger; a daughter, Betty Stevens, six grandchildren, Terry Stevens, Jr., Scotty Stevens, Melissa Paddy, Daniel Page IV, Valerie Price and Jennifer Hise; eight great-grandchildren, Carson and Tyler Stevens, Jace and Gracelyn Stevens, Devin Paddy, Bethanie Price, Troy and Katelyn Hise; two brothers, Richard Gum and William R. Gum, Jr.; a sister, Shirley Triplett and numerous nieces and nephews. Also a loving nanny to Ashley Waggoner.
Mrs. Puffenbarger was preceded in death by her parents, William Robert and Nora Lee (Simmons) Gum; a daughter, Norma Page and a sister, Velda Hopkins.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Monday, October 15, 2007 at Victory Baptist Church in Staunton by Pastors Rader Ogden and Ryan Flanders. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell.
Memorial contributions may be made to Flat Run Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 334, Locust Grove, VA 22508.