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Rosemary "Kathleen" Halterman

February 4, 1928 — January 21, 2008

Rosemary “Kathleen” Halterman, 79, of Monterey, died Monday, January 21, 2008 at Bath Community Hospital.  She was born February 4, 1928 in the Back Creek area of Highland County, a daughter of the late Sidney and Mary (Page) Lowry.

On April 26, 1947, she married Elijah “Paul” Halterman, who preceded her in death on October 27, 2006.  She was also predeceased by two brothers, Ashby and Robert Lowry.

Mrs. Halterman was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church; the United Methodist Women and an active supporter of the Highland County Evangelistic Association.  She was a home caregiver and enjoyed caring for her sheep and cattle.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Cathy Halterman of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Daisy and Tony VanPelt of Harrisonburg; three grandchildren, Amy Halterman of Troutville; Travis Halterman of Monterey and Christina VanPelt of Harrisonburg; a sister, Dorean Rexrode of Monterey and a brother, Sidney “June” Lowry, Jr. and his wife, Jessie of Monterey.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, January 25, 2008 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell by the Rev. Derek Tomek and the Rev. Andre Crummett.  Burial will be in the Blue Grass Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Travis Halterman, Allen Lowry, Pat Lowry, Larry Cohron, Elmer Halterman and Ezra Halterman.

Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, c/o Dallas Waybright, P.O. Box 103, Monterey, VA 24465.

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