July 27, 1937 - March 8, 2005
View this Videotribute Elwanda Virginia "Wanda" Widener, age 67, of Damascus, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tennessee. She was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and was the daughter of the late Vance and Lockie Pennington Barlow. She had lived in Pocahontas, Virginia, for many years prior to moving to Washington County, Virginia, in 1991. Mrs. Widener was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Dean Widener, and a sister, Clara Alice Pennington. She is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Ann Moore and her husband, Bobby, of Glade Spring, Virginia; two granddaughters, Taylor Brooke Moore and Lauryn Nichole Moore, of Glade Spring, Virginia; three sisters, Lillian Wyatt, of Chilhowie, Virginia, Polly Gilley and her husband, Willis, of Marion, Virginia, and Betty Wylene Coe and her husband, Bobby, of Sugar Grove, Virginia; one brother, Marvin Barlow and his wife, Renee, of Bristol, Tennessee; and several niece and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 P.M. Friday, March 11, 2005, in the Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Ritchie and Rev. Warren Wilson officiating. The committal service and interment will be at 12:00 Noon Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus. Pallbearers will be Danny Thomas, Tim Widener, Bobby Coe Jr., Chad Coe, Lynn Widener, and Jeff Widener. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Gilley, Gary Gilley, Brett Barlow, Greg Wyatt, and Michael Wyatt. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the National Kidney Foundation, 2601 Willard Road, Suite 103, Richmond, VA 23294. The family would like to express a special gratitude to Dr. Doug Green and the entire staff of Bristol Dialysis, Abingdon Ambulance Service, and Bristol Home Health. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Friday prior to the funeral service at Garrett Funeral Home or at anytime at the Widener residence. On-line condolences may be expressed to the family and a memorial video tribute may be viewed at www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Mrs. Widener and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, Damascus, Virginia; telephone (276) 475-3631.
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