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Imogene Anne Thurston
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Obituary for Imogene Anne Thurston

Imogene Anne Thurston, 97, of New Hope, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at her daughters home.

Imogene was born in Waynesboro on August 14, 1920, and was a daughter of the late Elizabeth (Rankin) and Lewis Drumheller.

She was united in marriage on September 20, 1938 to Frank Thurston, who preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1984.

Imogene is survived by four daughters, Betty Jean Smallwood, of Crimora, Gail Michael and husband LeRoy, of Harrisonburg, Judy Lowery and husband Hestel, of Lyndhurst, and Mary Thurston, of New Hope; two sons, Lewis Thurston, of Mt. Sidney, and Joe Thurston and wife Karen, of Mt. Sidney; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by siblings, Billy, Rankin, Blair, James, Peggy, Mary Sue, Libby, and Joe; grandchildren, Shawn Thurston, Timmy Thurston, and Glen Smallwood, great grandsons, Spencer Thurston and Aaron Lowery.

A graveside service will be conducted 1PM Monday, September 25, 2017, at Augusta Memorial Park in Waynesboro, with Pastors Bill Cole and Corey Smallwood officiating.

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to, Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939, Calvary Baptist Church, 68 Benz Rd, Waynesboro, VA 22980 and/or New Life Baptist Church, 691 Battlefield Road, New Hope, VA, 24469.

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Cemetery Details


Augusta Memorial

1775 Goose Creek Road
Waynesboro, VA 22980


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