Mary Grace Hull, 99, of Staunton and formerly of Blue Grass, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Augusta Health. She was born October 17, 1911 at Monterey a daughter of the late Perry Erchard and Hallie (Crummett) Puffenbarger.
Mrs. Hull was a homemaker and a member of the St. James United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women’s Group. She loved to crochet and made many beautiful afghans for friends and family. Mary Grace, “Mam-Maw” was much loved by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Prior to entering Envoy Nursing Home, she made her home at Gypsy Hill Apartments for many years, where she had many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Huyler Hull on February 19, 1972; three brothers, Elbert, Marvin and Luther Puffenbarger and a daughter-in-law, Rebecca Colaw Hull.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene Huyler and Elizabeth Hull of Goshen and Carl W. and Judy Hull of Blue Grass; two grandsons, Patrick Scott Hull and wife, Treva of Blue Grass, Stephen Gregory Hull and wife, Heather of Gaithersburg, MD; a granddaughter, Dana Lea Hull of Goshen; seven great-grandchildren, Ashley Huyler Hull, Hannah Rena Hull and Cynthia Lane Hull, Dylan Jakob Stuples; Heidi Elizabeth Hull, Stephen Jonathan Hull and Nancy Rebecca Hull.
A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, November 7, 2010 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell with the Rev. Ralph Grow and the Rev. Andre Crummett officiating. Burial will be in Blue Grass Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Active pallbearers will be Herman Puffenbarger, Julian Folks, Vincent Murray, Lloyd Rexrode, Jr., David Kiser and Phil Cantrell. Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.
Those desiring may send memorials contributions to Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939 or Envoy of Staunton, 512 Houston St., Staunton, VA 24401.
The family wishes to thank the nursing staffs at Hospice of the Shenandoah and Envoy for their loving care and concern for our loved one.