Emily R. Waddell, 93, of Fairlea, WV, died Friday, January 8, 2016, at the home of her daughter in Dayton, TN.
Mrs. Waddell was born in Christiansburg, VA, the daughter of James H. and Kate Smith Rogers.
She and her husband were active members of the First Baptist Church in Fairlea. Mrs. Waddell was retired from service in the office at Lewisburg Intermediate School.
She and her husband, Frank F. Waddell Jr. were married for 66 years before he died in 2012. She is also preceded in death by her parents, brother, James Rogers; and sisters, Henrietta Woodyard and Theda Hicks.
She is survived by her children, Jerry F. Waddell (Patty) of Bryson City, NC, Susan E. Davis (Tom) of Dayton, and Dr. Mark H. Waddell (Rebecca) of Summersville, WV; grandchildren, Elaine Gates, Pamela Hollis, Andrew Davis, Kate Waddell, Alicia Messina, Isaac Sinclair, and Whitney Thoman; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, January 11, 2016, at 2 PM at McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg, WV, with the Rev. Kevin Prevett officiating. Burial will follow beside her husband in Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the funeral on Monday at the funeral home.
McCraw Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the January 11, 2016, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.