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Sue Dudley

February 14, 1936 — November 12, 2018

Sue Kimble Dudley, 82, of Monterey, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at The Springs Nursing Home in Hot Springs.

She was born February 14, 1936, in Upper Tract, W.Va., a daughter to the late Grace Maude and Riley Vernon Kimble.

In 2008, Sue retired as the Circuit Court Clerk of Highland County after 32 years of service.  Prior to being elected to that office, she had been employed with Aileen, Inc., Hooke Brothers Lumber Company and Highland Appliance and Electric.

Sue attended Victory Chapel Advent Christian Church and was a member of the Virginia Court Clerks Association, Monterey Lions Club, Order of the Eastern Star, and the Highland County Volunteer Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary.

Sue was well known throughout the community for her hummingbird cakes and Scooby Doo dessert, as well as her intense dislike of onions and “white” in her scrambled eggs.  Sue thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren, working in her yard with her beautiful flowers and bowling with the Highland Mixed Bowling League.  Additionally, Sue very much enjoyed her morning coffee with friends and her “Sue Sandwiches.”

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, George Dudley; former husband, lifelong friend, and father of her children, Edwin “Ed” Lee Crigler; brothers, Maurice, Roy, Ralph and Herbert Kimble; sisters, Margie Hedrick and Hazel Simmons; as well as an infant brother.

Surviving family includes a daughter, Lisa Crigler and Bob Hicks of Roanoke; sons, Gary Crigler and wife, Angela of Monterey, and Chris Crigler and wife, Mary of Warrenton; grandchildren, Bryan Obaugh and wife, Megan of Monterey, Ben Obaugh and wife, Jill of Moneta, Bryce Obaugh and wife, Beth of St. Paris, Ohio, Beth Linkenhoker and husband, David of Goodview, Amanda Crigler of Monterey, Erica Ruleman and husband, William of Swoope, Scott Crigler and wife, Laura of Midland, and Tim Crigler and wife, Danielle of Midland; great-grandchildren, Allison, Ashley, and Virginia Ruleman, Jackson, Noah, Alyssa, Lane, Blaine, Olivia, Ariella, Annalise, Liam, and Lowell Obaugh, Savannah and Nora Linkenhoker, and Rosalie and Rachel Crigler; and sister, Myrtle Lough and husband, Stanley of Cincinnati, Ohio

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Obaugh Funeral Home, with the Rev. C. William “Bill” Cox and Pastor Kenny Carroll officiating. Interment will follow in Monterey Cemetery.

The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service.

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors in attendance.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Monterey Cemetery, c/o Nancy Sweitzer, 228 Triple Oak Lane, Hot Springs, Va. 24445.

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

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