Elmer Maberry
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Obituary of Elmer Maberry

Elmer Lee Maberry, 76, of Lynchburg passed away Sunday, July 20, 2008 at his residence.Born November 13, 1931 in Galax he was a son of the late Garland Ambrose and Ethel Mae Harris Maberry. He was a retired employee of the Wexco Corporation. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Vivian Gray Osborne Maberry; a brother, Ray A. Maberry and two sisters, Ruth A. Simpkins and Mary Anne Grimmette. He is survived by his two daughters, Gilma M. Nelson and husband Frederic of Palm Harbor, FL and Belinda M. Scimeca and husband Anthony of Chesapeake; his longtime wonderful friend and loving companion, Jeanette O. Updike of Bedford; a brother, Harold D. Maberry of Madison Heights; four sisters, Shirley M. Pelfrey of Lynchburg, Geraldine J. West of Monroe, Billie J. Jude of Gilbert, WVA and E. Gay Nelson of Richmond and eight grandchildren, Bailey Scimeca, Robert Updike, M. Pete Updike, Natalie Updike, Hunter Updike, Alycin Updike, Jeffrey Updike and Jessica Updike. A celebration of Elmer's life will be held Friday 11:00 am at Diuguid Wiggington Chapel with the Rev. Paul Horton officiating. Interment will follow on Saturday at 1:00 pm in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens, in Chesapeake, with Pastor Randy Wooden officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7-8:30 pm. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Hospice of the Hills. .
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