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Lois Elizabeth Wampler
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Obituary for Lois Elizabeth Wampler

Lois Elizabeth Wampler, 86, of Mount Sidney, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Bridgewater Retirement Community.

Lois was born on September 2, 1931, and was a daughter of the late Fleta (Cline) and John Adam Shickel.

She retired from Blue Ridge Community College in 1997 when she had worked in admissions. Previously, she worked as cafeteria manager at Fort Defiance High School for over 15 years, and Rockingham National Bank in Harrisonburg. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren in Weyers Cave and the Mt. Sidney Ruritans.

On June 14, 1952, she was united in marriage to Harold Wayne Wampler, Sr., who preceded her in death on September 3, 2011.

Lois is survived by three sons, Harold Wayne Wampler, Jr. and wife Wanda, of Bridgewater, Keith Wampler and wife Anita, of Mt. Sidney, and David Wampler and wife Kathy, of Mt. Sidney; a brother, Johnny Shickel and companion Gerry, of DE; six grandchildren, Eric and wife Emily, Alan and wife Brittany, Adam, Joseph, and Jeremy Wampler, and Sarah and husband Ricky Falls; four great-grandchildren, Hunter, Avereigh, and Logan Wampler, and Hailey Falls.

She is also preceded in death by brothers, Harold and Carlton Shickel.

A memorial service will be held at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren, in Weyers Cave, at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 23rd, with Pastor Daniel House and Chaplin Russ Barb officiating.
Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 22, 2017, from 7 - 8 PM at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Weyers Cave Fire Department, 1235 Keezletown Rd., Weyers Cave, VA 24486 and/or Grottoes Rescue Squad, PO Box 1187, Grottoes, VA 24441.

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service - Grottoes Location

201 Dogwood Avenue
Grottoes, VA 24441

memorial service




11:00 AM
Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren

91 Valley Church Rd
Weyers Cave, VA

Burial will be private

Memorial Contribution

Weyers Cave Fire Department

1235 Keezletown Road
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Grottoes Rescue Squad

PO Box 1187
Grottoes, VA 24441

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