December 12, 1935 - February 9, 2006
Emily Cordelia Umbarger, age 70, of Konnarock, Virginia passed away Thursday, February 9, 2006 at Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie, Virginia. She was a native of Smyth County, Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Edgar and Catharine Cox Umbarger. She had lived in Washington County, Virginia most of her life. Emily was a 1957 honors graduate of Emory & Henry College. She taught briefly at the Konnarock Girls School and worked as a librarian at Holston High School and the Washington County Public Library. She also spent much time caring for her mother and father. Emily was a long time member of the St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Konnarock, where she served as its beloved organist. She enjoyed collecting stamps and photographing wild flowers. She is survived by an aunt, Mrs. Mary Cox Moncure, of Richmond, Virginia, and an uncle, Clarence B. Cox, of Raymore, Missouri, and several cousins. The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 P. M. Sunday, February 12, 2006 in the St. Matthew Lutheran Church with Pastor Wil Robertson officiating. The committal service and interment will follow in the Laurel Cemetery in the Konnarock Community. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Matthew Lutheran Church Building Fund, 41466 Konnarock Road, Damascus, VA 24236. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. Sunday prior to the funeral service at the church. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Emily Umbarger and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236, 276-475-3631.
Emily Cordelia Umbarger, age 70, of Konnarock, Virginia passed away Thursday, February 9, 2006 at Valley Health Care Center in Chilhowie, Virginia. She was a native of Smyth County, Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Edgar and Catharine... View Obituary & Service Information
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